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ENGLISH FICTION

ANCILLARY SWORD
Author:   LECKIE, ANN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: IMPERIAL RADCH    2

LB  08181
  1 volume in 1 container

After the events of Ancillary Justice (DB 79102), Breq and her crew
are ordered to Athoek Station to protect the family of a lieutenant
Breq once knew--a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood. What Breq
finds on Athoek makes her question the ability to deliver justice.
Unrated. Commercial audiobook.    2014.

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BASTION: THE COLLEGIUM CHRONICLES, BOOK 5
Author:   LACKEY, MERCEDES
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: COLLEGIUM CHRONICLES    5

LB  08187
  1 volume in 1 container

Mags returns to Haven after the events of Redoubt (DB 75711), but
assassins follow him. To protect himself and others, Mags takes his
friends into hiding at the Bastion. Meanwhile, he is plagued by
memories that are not his. Violence. 2013.

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BLOODFIRE QUEST: THE DARK LEGACY OF SHANNARA
Author:   BROOKS, TERRY
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: DARK LEGACY OF SHANNARA    2

LB  08184
  1 volume in 1 container

Arlingfant Elessedil, sister to Aphenglow from Wards of Faerie (DB
75350), is called to resurrect the Ellcrys--the tree that seals the
Forbidding's dread creatures out of the Four Lands. But doing so will
mean her death. Some violence. 2013.

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BONE SEASON
Author:   SHANNON, SAMANTHA, 1991-
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: BONE SEASON    1

LB  08188
  1 volume in 1 container

2059. In a world where clairvoyant powers carry a death sentence,
nineteen-year-old dreamwalker Paige Mahoney works for a crime
lord--until she is arrested for murder. Expecting to be executed,
Paige instead awakens among the Rephaim, otherworldly creatures who
train captive clairvoyants for their own purposes. Some violence.
2013.

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BOOK OF LIFE
Author:   HARKNESS, DEBORAH E., 1965-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: ALL SOULS TRILOGY    3

LB  08193
  1 volume in 1 container

After the events of Shadow of Night (DB 75214), Diana and Matthew
return to modern-day Sept-Tours. The Congregation hunts them to demand
answers regarding Diana's change in powers. They race against time to
find the final pages of the Book of Life. Explicit descriptions of sex
and some violence. Bestseller.  2014.

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BORROWED CRIME
Author:   CASS, LAURIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08205
  1 volume in 1 container

When Minnie loses a grant that was supposed to keep the bookmobile
running, she's worried her pet project could come to its final page.
But she's determined to keep her patrons, and Eddie's fans, happy
and well read. She just needs her boss, Stephen, to see things her
way and make sure he doesn't see Eddie. The library director doesn't
exactly know about the bookmobile's furry co-pilot. But when a
volunteer dies on the bookmobile's route, Minnie finds her traveling
library in an even more precarious position. Although the death was
originally ruled a hunting accident, a growing stack of clues is
pointing towards murder. It's up to Minnie and Eddie to find the
killer, and fast, before the best chapter of her life comes to a
messy close. 2015.

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CITY OF LOST DREAMS
Author:   FLYTE, MAGNUS
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CITY OF DARK MAGIC    2

LB  08186
  1 volume in 1 container

A year after the events in City of Dark Magic (DB 75832), Sarah Weston
returns to Europe. She must convince a doctor to give
thirteen-year-old blind musical prodigy Pollina Rutherford an
experimental alchemical treatment for her rare autoimmune disorder.
Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence.
2013.

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CODE OF CONDUCT
Author:   THOR, BRAD
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08204
  1 volume in 1 container

Hidden deep within one of the world's most powerful organizations
is a secret committee with a devastating agenda. Its members are
afforded incredible protections and considered untouchables. But when
four seconds of video is captured halfway around the world and
anonymously transmitted to D.C., covert wheels are set in motion,
and counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is tapped to undertake
the deadliest assignment of her career. What begins as a favor
evolves into a globe-spanning drama of highly personal stakes
played out against a backdrop of stunning international intrigue,
duplicitous political gamesmanship,, and the most clandestine fears
of the espionage world. 2015.

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DANGEROUS INHERITANCE
Author:   WARREN, BARBARA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08212
  1 volume in 1 container

Though Macy Douglas remembers nothing from the night of her
mother's murder, she's determined to prove her father's innocence.
But she soon finds that returning to her childhood home and digging
up her family's past is a surefire way to attract enemies, and
a killer that's still at large. Now only local handsome cop Nick
Baldwin can protect Macy, even if it means disobeying direct
orders and risking his job. His boss might not think she's in harm's
way, but Nick's suspicions are confirmed when an assailant breaks
into Macy's house. 2015.

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DARKLING CHILD
Author:   BROOKS, TERRY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: DEFENDERS OF SHANNARA    2

LB  08203
  1 volume in 1 container

Paxon Leah was a young man thrown into arcane battle in The High
Druid’s Blade (DB 79260). Now the magic of the wishsong has been
detected, and Paxon is sent by the Druids to find the singer before he
falls into the hands of the dark sorcerer Arcannen. Unrated.
Commercial audiobook.    2015.

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DEVIL'S WORKSHOP
Author:   GRECIAN, ALEX
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MURDER SQUAD    3

LB  08207
  1 volume in 1 container

London, 1890. Four vicious murderers have escaped from prison--part of
a plan gone terribly wrong--and now it is up to Scotland Yard's Murder
Squad to hunt down the convicts before they can resume their bloody
spree. Then the squad learns Jack the Ripper has joined them. Unrated.
Commercial audiobook.    2014.

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DOCTOR SLEEP
Author:   KING, STEPHEN, 1947-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08197
  1 volume in 1 container

Years after the horrifying events at the Overlook Hotel described in
The Shining (DB 51373), recovering alcoholic Danny Torrance has
learned to control his supernatural abilities. He befriends a
twelve-year-old whose own psychic powers put her at risk. Violence,
strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller.  2013.

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EDGE OF DREAMS
Author:   BOWEN, RHYS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MOLLY MURPHY MYSTERY   14

LB  08214
  1 volume in 1 container

New York City, 1905. Molly and her child are in a frightening train
crash that coincides with one of the taunting notes her police-captain
husband is receiving. Is Molly the note writer's intended target? Her
strange dreams may provide clues to the case. 2015.

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EMPEROR'S BLADES; THE PROVIDENCE OF FIRE
Author:   STAVELEY, BRIAN
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CHRONICLE OF THE UNHEWN THRONE    1

LB  08192
  1 volume in 1 container

First two books in epic fantasy series about the heirs to the empire
of Annur. In The Emperor's Blades, the emperor is assassinated and his
children flee the capital, vowing revenge. In The Providence of Fire,
Adare has discovered who killed her father. Violence, strong language,
and some descriptions of sex. 2015.

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EVER AFTER
Author:   DEVERAUX, JUDE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: NANTUCKET BRIDES TRILOGY    3

LB  08206
  1 volume in 1 container

Physical therapist Hallie Hartley moves to Nantucket when she inherits
a house. To her surprise, her scheming sister has contracted her to
work with wounded veteran Jamie Taggert. The two grow closer, their
romance helped along by the house’s two resident ghosts. Unrated.
Commercial audiobook.    2015.

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FOR ALL TIME
Author:   DEVERAUX, JUDE
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: NANTUCKET BRIDES TRILOGY    2

LB  07799
  1 volume in 1 container

LB  08178
  1 volume in 1 container

When Prince Graydon Montgomery of Lanconia arrives in Nantucket for
the wedding of his cousin Jared, from True Love (DB 77350), he falls
under the spell of bridesmaid Toby Wyndham. With his twin brother's
help, Graydon and Toby leave to learn more about each other - and
reincarnation. Explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook.
2014.

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GOLDEN SON
Author:   BROWN, PIERCE, 1988-
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: RED RISING TRILOGY    2

LB  08213
  1 volume in 1 container

Darrow, from Red Rising (DB 78253), infiltrates the world of the
Golds. He is torn as he discovers friendship and love but also feels
the loyalty to the Reds he left behind. He must decide upon his path.
Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller.
2015.

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GONE WITHOUT A TRACE
Author:   BRADLEY, PATRICIA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08220
  1 volume in 1 container

It's been more than two years since homicide detective Livy
Reynolds's cousin disappeared from Logan Point. Unlike most people
in her hometown, Livy has never believed that Robyn left
voluntarily. When Dallas private investigator Alex Jennings contacts
Livy concerning a missing senator's daughter who was last seen in
Logan Point, she notices eerie similarities between the two
disappearances. But with self-doubt plaguing her and an almost
instant dislike of Jennings, Livy is finding this investigation an
uphill battle. With her future in law enforcement on the line, can
she find a way to work with a man who is her polar opposite? 2015.

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HIGH DRUID'S BLADE
Author:   BROOKS, TERRY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: DEFENDERS OF SHANNARA    1

LB  08179
  1 volume in 1 container

Paxon and Chrysallin Leah, the last descendants of a once-prominent
magical family, are the protectors of the Sword of Leah. When
Chrysallin is kidnapped by an evil sorcerer, Paxon must do all he can
to rescue her and keep the Sword out of the sorcerer's hands. Unrated.
Commercial audiobook.    2014.

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LAST RIDE
Author:   SAVAGE, LES
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08185
  1 volume in 1 container

Pothook Marrs is the day cook at the Cattleman's Rest, a small
cafe in Dallas.  He was once a top-hand cowboy and expert roper.
He was also a maverick, and suspected of being one, after it was
outlawed in Texas. Above all, he was believed to have shot his best
friend in the back. He had been arrested, tried, convicted, and
sent to prison, and he had escaped. He was just a youth then, and
time has changed how he looks, although it cannot hide the scars
from the rope burns on his hands. 2008.

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LONG AND FARAWAY GONE
Author:   BERNEY, LOUIS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08202
  1 volume in 1 container

In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six
movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while
one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage girl vanished from the
annual State Fair. Neither crime was solved. Twenty-five years later,
the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through
survivors' lives. Now a private investigator in Vegas, robbery
survivor Wyatt's latest inquiry takes him back to a past he's tried
to escape, and drags him deeper into the harrowing mystery of the
movie house massacre that left six of his friends dead. Like Wyatt,
Juliana struggles with the past - the day her beautiful older sister
Genevieve disappeared. When Julianna discovers that one of the
original suspects has resurfaced, she'll stop at nothing to find
answers. As Wyatt's case becomes more complicated and Julianna
seeks answers, their obsessive quests not only stir memories of
youth and first love, but also begin to illuminate dark secrets of
the past. Even if they find the truth, will it help them understand
what happened during that long and faraway summer? 2015.

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MADELEINE'S WAR
Author:   WATSON, PETER
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08209
  1 volume in 1 container

Matthew Hammond is a British military officer posted to the
European theater during World War II. Seriously injured on the front
lines and unable to fight, he's back in England training
Resistance fighters. One of them is Madeleine, a spellbinding
impassioned French-Canadian. Despite protocol, they are deeply in
love. With one tragic wartime affair under his belt, Matthew is
torn about parachuting Madeleine into occupied France. But the
Allies are mustering all their resources for Normandy, and Matthew
knows his unit has a vital role to play in the invasion. 2015.

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MAGICIAN KING
Author:   GROSSMAN, LEV
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: MAGICIANS TRILOGY    2

LB  08177
  1 volume in 1 container

Quentin, from The Magicians (DB 69579), becomes bored with his cushy
life in Fillory and searches for adventure. But somehow he and his
friend Julia end up back on Earth and have to search for a way back to
Fillory. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller.
2011.

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MAGICIAN'S LAND
Author:   GROSSMAN, LEV
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: MAGICIANS TRILOGY    3

LB  08211
  1 volume in 1 container

After the events of The Magician King (DB 73928), Quentin Coldwater,
the erstwhile king of Fillory, returns to the Brakebills Preparatory
College of Magic. However, when barbarians attack Fillory, Quentin
begins a quest that leads back to the home of his heart. Strong
language and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller.  2014.

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MAGICIANS
Author:   GROSSMAN, LEV
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: MAGICIANS TRILOGY    1

LB  08217
  1 volume in 1 container

Bored with life, Quentin Coldwater spends his time reading fantasy and
dreaming of the mythical realm of Fillory. But after being transported
off the street to the Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, Quentin
realizes that real sorcery isn't easy. Strong language and some
descriptions of sex. Bestseller.  2009.

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MIME ORDER
Author:   SHANNON, SAMANTHA, 1991-
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: BONE SEASON    2

LB  08176
  1 volume in 1 container

After escaping the Rephaim's prison camp, in The Bone Season (DB
77499), dreamwalker Paige Mahoney has become the most wanted person in
London. Meanwhile, the city's gangs will hold a rare meeting of the
Unnatural Assembly, and the Rephaim have begun to crawl out from the
shadows. Some violence. 2015.

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ONE WAY OR ANOTHER
Author:   ADLER, ELIZABETH M
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08190
  1 volume in 1 container

One moment Angie Morse is standing on the deck of a large luxury
yacht and the next she feels a stinging blow to her head, a
champagne bottle wielded by a beautiful woman. And then a push.
She is in the water. She can see people on the yacht, but they don't
seem to notice that she is gone, and all seem to have deliberately
turned their backs as the yacht begins to slowly pull away from her.
These are her friends and one is her love. Each one had a reason for
getting rid of her, though she would never have thought it would
come to this. Until now. Revenge burns so deeply inside her that
she knows she will survive somehow. She will get them. Each one of
them - three men and one woman. She will get them all. One way or
another. 2015.

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ONLY A PROMISE
Author:   BALOGH, MARY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SURVIVORS CLUB    5

LB  08157
  1 volume in 1 container

When Ralph Stockwood convinced his friends to fight in the
Napoleonic Wars, he never envisioned being the sole survivor. Racked
with guilt, Ralph must move on and find a wife so as to secure an heir
to his family's title and fortune. -- Since her seasons in London
ended in disaster, Chloe Muirhead is resigned to spinsterhood. But
when she meets Ralph at her mother's godmother's home, they strike a
bargain and agree to marry. The only condition is that Ralph has to
promise never to take her back to London. unrated. 2015.

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PASSAGE
Author:   CRONIN, JUSTIN
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: PASSAGE    1

LB  08216
  1 volume in 1 container

Six-year-old orphan Amy Harper Bellafonte becomes humanity's last hope
after the North American populace is decimated by a terrifying viral
infection--the product of a secret military experiment housed in a
remote compound in the Colorado mountains. Violence, strong language,
and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller.  2010.

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PURITY OF VENGEANCE: A DEPARTMENT Q NOVEL
Author:   ADLER-OLSEN, JUSSI
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: DEPARTMENT Q    4

LB  08219
  1 volume in 1 container

Nete Rosen's rebuilt life is destroyed by surgeon Curt Wad, and she
seeks vengeance against him and others who wronged her. Decades later
Carl Morck's Department Q reopens the missing-person case of one of
Nete's targets. Translated from Danish. Violence, strong language, and
some explicit descriptions of sex. 2013.

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RED RISING
Author:   BROWN, PIERCE, 1988-
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: RED RISING TRILOGY    1

LB  08183
  1 volume in 1 container

Sixteen-year-old Darrow works in a mining colony on Mars. He thinks he
is improving the planet for future generations, but his wife Eo
believes they are slaves. When Eo is condemned to death, Darrow
infiltrates the governing caste to foment rebellion. Violence, strong
language, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2014.

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SANTANGELOS
Author:   COLLINS, JACKIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08208
  1 volume in 1 container

A vicious hit. A vengeful enemy. A drug-addled Colombian club
owner. A sex-crazed Italian family. And the ever-powerful Lucky
Santangelo has to deal with them all, while Max, her teenage
daughter, is becoming the "It" girl in Europe's modeling world.
And her Kennedyesque son, Bobby, is being set up for a murder he
didn't commit. But Lucky can deal. Always strong and unpredictable
with her husband, Lennie, by her side she lives up to the family
motto. Never cross a Santangelo. Lucky rules. The Santangelos always
come out on top. An epic family saga filled with love, lust, revenge,
and passion. 2015.

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SNOWBLIND
Author:   GOLDEN, CHRISTOPHER
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08182
  1 volume in 1 container

The small New England town of Coventry had weathered a thousand
blizzards, but never one like this. Icy figures danced in the wind
and gazed through children's windows with soul-chilling eyes. People
wandered into the whiteout and were never seen again. Families were
torn apart, and the town would never be the same. Twelve years later,
as a new storm approaches, the folks of Coventry are haunted by those
memories. And on the other side of the country, Miri Ristani receives
a phone call from a man who died twelve years ago. Unrated. 2014.

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SWEETNESS OF HONEY
Author:   KENT, ALISON
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: HOPE SPRINGS    

LB  08218
  1 volume in 1 container

Dark-haired beauty Indiana Keller buys a property in Hope Springs,
Texas, for three reasons: to expand her vegetable business, to
harvest and sell delicious honey from the property's established
bee colony, and to reunite with her estranged siblings. But her
older brother Tennessee keeps his distance, even after Indiana
hires his construction crew to fix up her cottage. It's almost as
if he shares her guilt over the disappearance of Dakota, their
missing brother. While Indiana tries to reconnect with Ten and find
Dakota, two local men begin vying for her heart. Handsome,
laid-back Will Bowman has a checkered pat, but now he's determined
to get what he wants out of life and he wants Indiana. Meanwhile,
refined Oliver Gatlin can't fight his own attraction to Indiana,
especially since his brother also fell victim to tragic
circumstances. 2014.

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THINKING WOMAN'S GUIDE TO REAL MAGIC
Author:   BARKER, EMILY CROY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08199
  1 volume in 1 container

Nora Fischer's dissertation is stalled and her boyfriend is about to
marry another woman. During a miserable weekend at a friend's wedding,
Nora wanders off, walks through a portal, and is transformed from a
drab grad student into a stunning beauty. Before long, she has a set
of glamorous friends and a romance heating up with gorgeous, masterful
Raclin. Then the elegant veneer shatters. Nora's new world turns
darker, a fairy tale gone incredibly wrong. Making it here will take
skills Nora never learned in graduate school. Unrated. 2013.

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TRAITOR'S BLADE
Author:   DE CASTELL, SEBASTIEN
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: GREATCOATS    1

LB  08194
  1 volume in 1 container

The magistrates known as Greatcoats upheld the law, but were disbanded
after the king’s death. Greatcoat Falcio and his companions take work
as bodyguards but remain determined to bring back law and order and
complete one final mission for the king. Strong language, some
violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

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TRUE LOVE
Author:   DEVERAUX, JUDE
S/P/V: Some sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: NANTUCKET BRIDES TRILOGY    1

LB  08174
  1 volume in 1 container

Alix Madsen inherits the use of an historic Nantucket home for a year.
It comes with a bonus: architect Jared Montgomery Kingsley, who
communes with his fifth-great-grandfather's ghost and lives in the
guesthouse. Alix and Jared connect romantically as they solve a family
mystery. Some descriptions of sex. 2013.

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TWELVE
Author:   CRONIN, JUSTIN
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: PASSAGE    2

LB  08175
  1 volume in 1 container

Following the events of The Passage (DB 71422), Amy and the other
survivors of the apocalypse band together to search for The Twelve,
the original group of creatures infected by a destructive and
terrifying virus. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of
sex. Bestseller.  2012.

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WARDS OF FAERIE: THE DARK LEGACY OF SHANNARA
Author:   BROOKS, TERRY
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: DARK LEGACY OF SHANNARA    1

LB  08198
  1 volume in 1 container

Druid Aphenglow Elessedil has spent a year in the archives searching
for a clue to the lost Elfstones. In the diary of a young Elven girl,
Aphenglow finds the hint that launches her quest to recover the
stones. Some violence. 2012.

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WILDFIRE IN HIS ARMS
Author:   LINDSEY, JOHANNA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08210
  1 volume in 1 container

Hired gun Degan Grant sets out for California because it is far
away from the home he wants to forget, until the U.S. Marshal
who saved his life calls in a favor. All Degan has to do is
apprehend three outlaws on the marshal's list and turn them over
to the law. Maxine grew up so pretty and attracted so much unwanted
attention in Texas that events spiraled out of control. She will
try anything to escape the handsome, enigmatic gunfighter who intends
to turn her over to a corrupt sheriff who will hang her instead
of putting her on trial. Saddled with a sassy young woman who insists
she is innocent, Degan must hunt down a vicious killer and keep an
old enemy at bay. 2015.

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WINGED HORSE
Author:   BRAND, MAX, 1892-1944
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08191
  1 volume in 1 container

A young man with a bad reputation and many aliases helps a rancher
in his battle with a clan of rustlers. 2015.

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WOOL
Author:   HOWEY, HUGH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08180
  1 volume in 1 container

In a ruined and toxic landscape, within a giant underground silo
hundreds of stories deep, lives a society full of regulations they
believe are meant to protect them. Then Sheriff Holston, who has
unwaveringly upheld the silo's rules for years, breaks the greatest
taboo of all: He asks to go outside. His decision unleashes a drastic
series of events. His unlikely replacement is Juliette, a mechanic,
who is about to learn how badly her world is broken. The silo is about
to confront what its history has only hinted about: Uprising.
Unrated. 2012.

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ENGLISH NON-FICTION

FULL LIFE
Author:   CARTER, JIMMY, 1924-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08215
  1 volume in 1 container

At ninety, Jimmy Carter writes about racism during his boyhood
and the isolation of the Carters during the civil rights struggles.
He portrays his navy years and writes movingly about the profound
influence his mother had on him and how he admired his father.
President Carter tells us what had made him proud and what he
might have done differently, his regret at losing his reelection,
and how he and Rosalynn made a rewarding new life. He is frank
about the presidents who have succeeded him, about world leaders,
and about his passion for special causes. 2015.

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MRS. LEE'S ROSE GARDEN
Author:   DEVITO, CARLO
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08189
  1 volume in 1 container

The story of Arlington National Cemetery's earliest history as seen
through the lives of three people during the outbreak of the Civil
War. Mary Custis Lee, Montgomery Meigs, and Robert E. Lee. Mary Custis
Lee was known as the Rose of Arlington, a brash, charming young
woman who was an avid gardener that spent much time tending the
flowerbeds of the Arlington Mansion.  Handsome and dashing, Robert
E. Lee was easily the most promising soldier of his generation.
He was also a great success in the Army Corps of Engineers. When the
time for war arose, Lee refused the opportunity to head the Union
Army.  He could not draw his sword against his own state, his own
people, and instead accepted a commission in the Confederate Army.
His friend Montgomery C. Meigs, was a scion of Philadelphia society,
and rose to become the engineer responsible for helping to complete
the capital. Thus began a series of events that would ultimately
pit these three against each other.2015.

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Email tbp.services@tsl.texas.gov

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