Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Adult Summer Reading - Week 11 - Wednesday





Grace Sees Red
Grace Sees Red
By Hyzy, Julie
2016-06 - Berkley Books
9780425281628 Check Our Catalog

The" New York Times" bestselling author of the Manor House Mysteries and the White House Chef Mysteries is back with another nail-biting murder mystery for curator Grace Wheaton.

Grace Wheaton, curator and manager of Marshfield Manor, and her benefactor, Bennett Marshfield, are discussing how to help her roommates Bruce and Scott with their wine shop troubles when Grace's trusted if
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Revenge
Revenge
By Jackson, Lisa
2016-02 - Zebra
9781420136036 Check Our Catalog

Dear Reader,

In the early 1990s, I visited eastern Oregon for the first time. Inspired by its breathtaking scenery, I wrote "Love Letters," a trilogy about a town called Rimrock--whose secrets come to light when the patriarch of its wealthiest family is murdered. Now here it is, collected in one volume, with a new cover, and a new title, "Revenge"

Over the years, Jonah
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Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey
By James, E. L.
2012-04 - Vintage Books
9780345803481 Check Our Catalog


When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana's quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he …More


The Highwayman: A Longmire Story
The Highwayman: A Longmire Story
By Johnson, Craig
2016-05 - Viking
9780735220898 Check Our Catalog

Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson's "New York Times" bestselling Longmire series the basis for the hit drama"Longmire, "now on Netflix

When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an area the troopers refer to as
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The Loner
The Loner
By Johnston, Joan
Author Copyright Paperback Collection
2002-03 - Dell
9780440234722 Check Our Catalog


The Blackthornes and the Creeds. Two powerful Texas dynasties-and lifelong enemies. Set in the heart of the modern-day West, "New York Times bestselling author Joan Johnston brings to passionate life the clash of wills between Blackthorne and Creed . . . as a man and woman discover a love stronger than the forces trying to tear them apart.

Summer Blackthorne swore she'd never forgive
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The Curse of Tenth Grave
The Curse of Tenth Grave
By Jones, Darynda
2016-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250078193 Check Our Catalog


"If one door closes and another one opens, "

"your house is probably haunted. "

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As a Part-time PI and fulltime grim reaper, Charley Davidson has asked a lot of questions throughout her life: Why can I see dead people? Who is the hot supernatural entity following me? How do I get gum out of my sister's hair before she wakes up? But, How do I trap not one …More


Home to Holly Springs
Home to Holly Springs
By Karon, Jan
2007-10 - Viking
9780670018253 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Christianity Today Book Award (2008), Christy Awards (2008)

In the first of the Father Tim novels, Karon enchants with a story of the newly retired priests spur-of-the-moment adventure. For the first time in decades, Father Tim returns to his birthplace, Holly Springs, Mississippi, in response to a mysterious, unsigned note saying simply: "Come home." …More


In the Company of Others
In the Company of Others
By Karon, Jan
2010-10 - Viking Books
9780670022120 Check Our Catalog

Father Tim and Cynthia arrive in the west of Ireland, intent on researching his Kavanagh ancestry from the comfort of a charming fishing lodge. The charm, however, is broken entirely when Cynthia startles a burglar and sprains her already-injured ankle. …More


Time Bomb
Time Bomb
By Kellerman, Jonathan
1995-04 - Warner Books
9780751512700 Check Our Catalog SPA

By the time psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware reached the school the damage was done: A sniper had opened fire on a crowded playground, but was gunned down before any children were hurt.

While the TV news crews feasted on the scene and Alex began his therapy sessions with the traumatized children, he couldn't escape the image of a slight teenager clutching an oversized rifle. What was the
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Victims
Victims
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2012-02 - Ballantine Books
9780345505712 Check Our Catalog


Not since Jack the Ripper terrorized the London slums has there been such a gruesome crime scene. By all accounts, acid-tongued Vita Berlin hadn't a friend in the world, but whom did she cross so badly as to end up arranged in such a grotesque tableau? One look at her apartment-turned-charnel house prompts hard-bitten LAPD detective Milo Sturgis to summon his go-to expert in hunting …More


Many a River
Many a River
By Kelton, Elmer
2008-09 - Gale Cengage
9781410408884 Check Our Catalog

Two brothers become caught up in the turbulence of the Civil War, which, even in remote West Texas, pits Confederate sympathizers against Unionists. The brothers, who have been separated by violence, are destined to be rejoined by violence. Will they meet as friends or deadly enemies? …More


Ranger's Trail
Ranger's Trail
By Kelton, Elmer
2002-09 - Forge
9780765305718 Check Our Catalog

The fourth book in Kelton's popular Texas Ranger series finds Rusty Shannon a changed man after the murder of his beloved Josie. Bent on revenge, he relentlessly trails Corey Bascom, son of an outlaw family, but the trails he follows are leading him to the wrong man. …More


Desperation
Desperation
By King, Stephen
2011-05 - Hodder & Stoughton
9781444707830 Check Our Catalog

Now repackaged with stunning new cover art, this #1 bestseller is a chilling story set in a lonely Nevada town where the evil embedded in the landscape is awesome--but so are the forces summoned to combat it. Reissue. …More


Under the Dome
Under the Dome
By King, Stephen
2010-07 - Gallery Books
9781439149034 Check Our Catalog

On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day, a small town is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. No one can fathom what the barrier is, where it came from, and when--or if--it will go away. Stephen King returns to his glory days of "The Stand"--"New York Daily News." …More


Brush of Wings
Brush of Wings
By Kingsbury, Karen
2016-03 - Howard Books
9781451687538 Check Our Catalog

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the third novel in an unforgettable series about divine intervention and the trials and triumphs of life for a group of friends.

Despite needing a heart transplant and against the advice of her doctor, Mary Catherine moves to Uganda to work at a new orphanage. Whatever time she has left, Mary Catherine wants to
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Faith
Faith
By Larks, Michelle
2010-05 - Urban Books
9781601628787 Check Our Catalog

The only thing missing from Monet and Marcus Caldwell's blessed life is a child. Then the unthinkable happens--Monet is assaulted. She later finds out she's pregnant. Monet's faith perseveres in the face of great adversity as she holds on to God's unchanging hand. …More


Letting Misery Go
Letting Misery Go
By Larks, Michelle
2011-12 - Urban Books
9781601628114 Check Our Catalog

The Rev. Ruth Wilcox, head minister of a Chicago church, has just about adjusted to life on her own, years after her husband, Daniel, left her. But Daniel suddenly re-enters her life when his second wife spurns him, leaving him to care for their three sons. Ruth's got enough on her plate, what with her mother's Alzheimer's, her best friend's cancer diagnosis, her grown children's dramas. . .and a …More


The Smart One and the Pretty One
The Smart One and the Pretty One
By LaZebnik, Claire Scovell
2008-09 - 5 Spot Pub
9780446582063 Check Our Catalog

"This sparkling novel about two sisters is both witty and stylish. Even if you don't have a sister of your own, you won't be able to resist LaZebnik's charming take on modern relationships.--Holly Peterson, bestselling author of "The Manny." …More


Super Freakonomics
Super Freakonomics
By Levitt, Steven D.
Author Dubner, Stephen J.
2010-01 - Shi Bao Chu Ban/Tsai Fong Books
9789571351414 Check Our Catalog CHI

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The Secret Keeper
The Secret Keeper
By Lewis, Beverly
2013-09 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764211485 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: This Amish novel by the author was not one of my favorites of her many novels on the Amish. But it was different in that an "Englisher" sought to become Amish. If you wanted to know details on what is expected of Amish folks, this is the book to read.
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Dexter's Final Cut
Dexter's Final Cut
By Lindsay, Jeff
2013-09 - Doubleday Books
9780385536516 Check Our Catalog

With 1.7 million copies of the Dexter novels sold, and ever-increasing critical acclaim, Jeff Lindsay returns to his groundbreaking and beloved character with his most entertaining book yet. Get ready for a grisly send-up of Hollywood, and a full dose of dark Dexter wit. …More


Wildfire in His Arms
Wildfire in His Arms
By Lindsey, Johanna
2015-06 - Gallery Books
9781501105418 Check Our Catalog

#1 "New York Times "bestselling author Johanna Lindsey's passionate tale features the mysterious Degan Grant from "One Heart to Win," a dangerous gunfighter running from his past, who finds his future with a beautiful outlaw at the gallows. Look out for Johanna's newest novel, " Make Me Love You," available July 2016 from Gallery Books

With his work in Montana completed now that the
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Eye of the Beholder
Eye of the Beholder
By Lovelace, Merline
2005-11 - Mira Books
9780778322306 Check Our Catalog

Months following the death of her best friend, Ty, in Afghanistan, USAF Captain Miranda Morgan is back on her ancestral land in Oklahoma. Ty's billionaire father continues to blame her for Ty's death--and he'll stop at nothing to punish her. Original. …More


Princess Elizabeth's Spy
Princess Elizabeth's Spy
By MacNeal, Susan Elia
2013-07 - Large Print Press
9781410457530 Check Our Catalog

MacNeal introduced the remarkable Maggie Hope in her acclaimed debut, "Mr. Churchill's Secretary." Maggie returns to protect Britain's beloved royals against an international plot--one that could change the course of history during World War II. …More