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  • Author:
    Todd, Charles
    Summary:

    When reclusive war poet Olivia Marlowe and her half brother Nicholas Cheney die together in their ancestral home on the Cornish coast, it looks like suicide. The grieving relatives gather together to discuss the fate of Barcombe Hall,...

  • Author:
    Cockrell, Amanda
    Summary:

    The Boston Globe named What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay a 2011 Best Book for Children The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books named What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay to their 2011 Blue Ribbons list Angie never...

  • Author:
    Starritt, Alexander
    Summary:

    This novel offers a new point of entry to examine one of the greatest evils ever to face humanity. In his years fighting the Russians and attempting afterward to survive the Gulag, Meissner recounts a life lived in perseverance and...

  • Author:
    Korman, Gordon
    Summary:

    There are two things Trevor loves more than anything else: playing war-based video games and his great-grandfather Jacob, who is a true-blue, bona fide war hero. At the height of the war, Jacob helped liberate a small French village,...

  • Author:
    Albertyn, David
    Summary:

    When Tyron Shaw returns to his hometown of Las Vegas after eleven years in the Marines, he’s surprised to discover that two of his best friends from childhood are all anyone is talking about: Antoine Deco, three years out of prison,...

  • Author:
    Krentz, Jayne Ann
    Summary:

    It's no coincidence when Grace Elland finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague Witherspoon. The bottle is a terrifying- and deliberate- reminder of the horrors of her past. Grace retreats...

  • Author:
    King, Laurie R.
    Summary:

    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:
    Beverley, Jo
    Summary:

    Lady Mara St. Bride spends an adventure-filled evening on the town in London and winds up in a bit of trouble. Coming to her rescue is dashing Lord Darius Debenham, a good man with a noble, yet painful past.

  • Author:
    Brouwer, Sigmund
    Summary:

    Jim Webb's pursuit of the truth about his grandfather's role in the Vietnam War puts him squarely in the sights of someone high up in the US military who wants certain events from that war left in the past. Webb goes on the run in the...

  • Author:
    Carr, Robyn
    Summary:

    Unabashed nomad Hank Cooper is surprised to learn he's inherited a tract of beachfront property in Thunder Point. He's even more surprised to find that he's enjoying the company of the town's residents--including the beautiful Sarah...

  • Author:
    Patterson, James
    Summary:

    Once a luxurious southern getaway on a rustic lake, then reduced to a dilapidated crash pad, the Summer House is now the grisly scene of a nighttime mass murder. Eyewitnesses point to four Army Rangers—known as the Night Ninjas—recently...

  • Author:
    McMurray, Kate
    Summary:

    A Spin-off of The Stars that Tremble Sandy Sullivan has gotten so good at covering up his emotions, he’s waiting for someone to hand him an Oscar. On the outside, he’s a cheerful, funny guy, but his good humor is the only thing keeping...

  • Author:
    De Castrique, Mark
    Summary:

    A simple assignment for private investigator Sam Blackman and his partner Nakayla Robertson: follow Professor Janice Wainwright, who’s suing a surgeon for malpractice, and catch her in activities that undercut her claim. When Wainwright...

  • Author:
    Sparks, Nicholas
    Summary:

    Tending to his grandfather's beehives while gearing up for a second stint in medical school, Trevor isn't prepared to fall in love, and yet he senses a connection with deputy sheriff Natalie Masterson.

  • Author:
    Fenady, Andrew J.
    Summary:

    After the Civil War, Johnny heads home to Texas to find the mother and sister of a close friend who died beside him in battle. What Johnny doesn't know is that a merciless saloon owner has staked his claim on the sister, and the brute...

  • Author:
    Berkhout, Nina
    Summary:

    Twyla Jane Lee has one goal. To finish senior year so she can get out of her military hometown of Halo, Montana. But to graduate, she needs to complete forty hours of community service, and that means helping out a rude and reclusive...

  • Author:
    Erdrich, Louise
    Summary:

    With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious set of knives, Fidelis sets out for America, getting as far as Argus, North Dakota, where he settles, building a business and a home for his family, which now includes Eva...

  • Author:
    Curtis, Christopher Paul
    Summary:

    Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and...

  • Author:
    Robertson, Robin
    Summary:

    Winner, Roehampton Poetry Prize, Finalist, Man Booker Prize, Finalist, Goldsmiths Prize. Walker is a D-Day veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder; he can't return home to rural Nova Scotia, and looks instead to the city for...

  • Author:
    Eskens, Allen
    Summary:

    An ordinary writing assignment for a college English class brings Joe face-to-face with a dying Vietnam veteran, who is also a convicted murderer.

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