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  • Author:
    Fuller, Claire
    Summary:

    From bestselling author Claire Fuller comes a portrait of life on the fringes of society, a heart-stopping novel of betrayal and resilience, love and survival. What if the life you have always known is taken from you in an instant? What...

  • Author:
    King, Laurie R.
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    His existence shattered by the Great War, Bennett Grey is investigated by an American agent who thinks he may be useful for protecting national security.

  • Author:
    Raabe, Melanie, Taylor, Imogen
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    The famous novelist Linda Conrads, 38, is a mystery to her fans and the media. She hasn’t set foot over the threshold of her villa on Lake Starnberg for more than eleven years, and yet she’s extremely successful. Her life, though...

  • Author:
    Fotheringham, Scott
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    Shortlisted, Amazon.ca First Novel Award, Ottawa Book Award, and Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award. In the backwoods of Nova Scotia, a man has decided to slowly simplify his life and withdraw his presence from the world. He builds a...

  • Author:
    Ursu, Anne
    Summary:

    National Book Award Longlist * Bank Street Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year "Beautifully written and elegantly structured, this fantasy is as real as it gets."—Franny Billingsley, author of Chime The Real...

  • Author:
    Holdstock, Pauline
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    A feral girl roams the dense forests of nineteenth-century France. In the village of Freyzus, she is chased by suspicious townspeople to the edge of a gorge, where she jumps and disappears, vanishing into village legend. On the other...

  • Author:
    Schmucler, Sergio
    Summary:

    Roma meets A Gentleman in Moscowin this vivid portrait of the twentieth century, witnessed by one boy from his self-imposed refuge in Mexico City.Galo has not left his home on Amsterdam Street, not since the day in 1938 when a shocking...

  • Author:
    Lambert, Ann
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    The sequel to The Birds That Stay - hailed by the New York Journal of Books as "a fascinating and gripping tale of suspense" and the Globe and Mail as one of "Ten thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat". Says Ann Cleeves...

  • Author:
    Montefiore, Santa
    Summary:

    'Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore' JOJO MOYES. Pure escapism on every page, The Distant Shores tells the story of a family torn apart, and the woman who will bring them back together. Margot Hart travels to...

  • Author:
    King, Thomas
    Summary:

    Jeremiah Camp, a.k.a. the Forecaster, can look into the heart of humanity and see the patterns that create opportunities and profits for the rich and powerful. Problem is, Camp has looked one too many times, has seen what he hadn't...

  • Author:
    Garcia, S. A.
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    Scottish photographer Aidan MacLeod has always regarded legendary French photographer Jean-Luc Montpluessy as his “mental mentor,” even if the reclusive artist hasn’t been seen in public since 1941. But when Aidan gets the chance to...

  • Author:
    Mankell, Henning
    Summary:

    Mankell crafts the icy, atmospheric tale of Fredrik Welin, a disgraced surgeon living in exile on a small island. When Fredrik receives a surprise visit from a lover he abandoned decades earlier, he begins the difficult road to...

  • Author:
    King, Stephen
    Summary:

    A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far-a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr....

  • Author:
    King, James
    Summary:

    To all who knew him, Etienne Morneau lived unremarkably. Raised in an orphanage, his parents unknown, people considered him reserved, unfeeling, and antisocial. His death would have gone unnoticed were it not for his art and writing...

  • Author:
    Gilbert, Sky
    Summary:

    Brother Dumb is the memoir of a reclusive American literary icon. Brother Dumb is a how-to manual for meaningful critical engagement with the real world. Brother Dumb is a celebration of innocence, youth, and...

  • Author:
    Lambert, Ann
    Summary:

    As winter approaches a small village in the Laurentians, north of Montreal, a reclusive older woman is found strangled outside her home. Roméo Leduc, the enigmatic Chief Inspector for Homicide, is one day away from his first vacation in...

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