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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.



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Mar 14, 2016 Chase-Riboud, Barbara
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Originally published in 1979
Topics: Hemings, Sally, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Hemings, Sally, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826,...
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Jun 17, 2015 DeCandido, Keith R. A
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"Based on the hit CW series Supernatural created by Eric Kripke."
Topics: Winchester, Sam (Fictitious character), Winchester, Dean (Fictitious character), Paranormal...
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Mar 4, 2015 Cowell, Cressida
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Book number taken from cover
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Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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Mar 3, 2015 Lewis, J. S. (Jon S.)
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After his parents are killed in an automobile accident, sixteen-year-old Colt McAllister moves to Arizona where he is recruited by a secret organization to join the battle against malevolent, supernatural creatures from another world
Topics: Secret societies, Adventure and adventurers, Supernatural, Secret societies, Adventure stories,...
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Feb 25, 2015 D'Lacey, Chris
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Topics: Dragons, Paranormal fiction, Good and evil, Authors, Supernatural, Authorship, Good and evil,...
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Oct 21, 2014 Elizabeth Hand
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Topics: Rimbaud, Arthur, -- 1854-1891 -- Fiction, Space and time -- Fiction, Runaways -- Fiction, Art --...
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Oct 21, 2014 Salter, Sydney
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You'd think that Polly Martin would have all the answers when it comes to love since her grandmother is the famouse syndicated advice columnist Miss Swoon. But after a year of dating disasters, Polly has sworn off love. Now she's working for the summer at Wild Waves Western-themed water park, supervised by a former boyfriend. But then her grandmother moves in for the summer and becomes a man-crazy sexagenarian. During the summer Polly must face her feeling and figure out if she can be in love...
Topics: Young adult fiction, Dating (Social customs), Summer employment, Advice columnists, Grandmothers,...
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Oct 21, 2014 Michael P. Spradlin ; [map illustration by Mike Reagan].
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Topics: Knights and knighthood -- Fiction, Grail -- Fiction, Middle Ages -- Fiction, Europe -- History --...
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Oct 13, 2014 Peg Kingman
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Topics: Social conditions, Fugitive slaves, Missing children, Historical fiction, Fiction
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Oct 13, 2014 Harry Lee Kraus
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Topics: Missing children -- Fiction, Kidnapping -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Triangles...
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Oct 13, 2014 Jake Halpern
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Topics: Sleep -- Fiction, Fantasy
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Oct 10, 2014 Newt Gingrich
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Topics: Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Fiction, Paine, Thomas, -- 1737-1809 -- Fiction, Large type...
Source: removedNEL
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Oct 9, 2014 Caroline B. Cooney
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Topics: Triplets -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Adoption -- Fiction
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Oct 8, 2014 Michael Robertson
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Topics: Brothers -- Fiction, Letter writing -- Fiction, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,...
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Oct 8, 2014 Jack Caldwell
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Topics: Fitzwilliam Darcy (Fictitious character), Man-woman relationships, Elizabeth Bennet (Fictitious...
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Oct 8, 2014 Simons, Paullina, 1963-
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Originally published: United Kingdom : HarperCollins, 2003
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy...
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Oct 8, 2014 De Lint, Charles, 1951-
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Part one: Gathering the threads -- Part two: Weaving -- Part three: Finishing the cloth -- Part four: bonus material
Topics: Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction
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Oct 8, 2014 Larry Bond
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Topics: Fiction, Military intelligence, International relations, Intelligence officers
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Oct 7, 2014 Brian Haig
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Topics: Corporations -- Fiction, Scandals -- Fiction, Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
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Sep 17, 2014 Nick Harkaway
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Topics: Science fiction, Fantasy fiction, Dystopias
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Sep 12, 2014 Vaughn, Carrie
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy, Antiquities, Magic, Good and evil, Heroes, Fantasy...
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Sep 5, 2014 Angie Sage
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Topics: Apprentices -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Wizards -- Fiction, Genies -- Fiction, Fantasy
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Sep 5, 2014 Betsy Thornton
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Topics: Newcombe, Chloe (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Missing persons...
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Sep 4, 2014 Achebe, Chinua
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Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2009
Topics: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction -- Authors, A-Z -- ( A ) -- Achebe, Chinua,...
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Sep 2, 2014 Castle, Kendra Leigh
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Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Prologue; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Acknowledgments; Excerpt: Call of the Highland Moon; Excerpt: Dark Highland Fire; About the Author; Back Cover
Topics: Werewolves, FICTION, FICTION / Romance / Paranormal, Fantasy, Werewolves
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Aug 20, 2014 Carola Dunn
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Topics: Widows -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Jewelry theft -- Fiction, Cornwall (England)...
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Aug 20, 2014 Rick Riordan
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Topics: Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction, Animals, Mythical -- Fiction, Camps -- Fiction
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Aug 20, 2014 Jason F. Wright
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Topic: Church charities -- Fiction
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Aug 20, 2014 Salvatore, R. A., 1959-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Authors, A-Z -- ( S ) -- Salvatore, R.A., Science Fiction &...
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Aug 14, 2014 Ann Stamos
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Topics: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Fiction, Immigrants -- United States --...
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Aug 11, 2014 William Kent Krueger
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Topics: O'Connor, Cork (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Minnesota -- Fiction,...
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Aug 8, 2014 Lynn Kurland
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Topics: Magic -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction
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Jul 28, 2014 Lynn Shepherd
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Topics: Mystery, Social life and customs, Murder, Crimes against, Fiction, Investigation, Characters, Young...
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Jul 25, 2014 Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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The savage Vord are on the march, and Gaius Octavian, first lord of Alera, must lead his legions to the Calderon Valley to stand against them--using all of his intelligence, ingenuity, and furycraft to save their world from eternal darkness
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy, Imaginary places, Imaginary wars and battles
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Jul 11, 2014 Loncraine, Rebecca, 1974-
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Family tree -- Introduction: On telling the life story of a storyteller -- Imagining October 9th, 1899 -- In the palm of the Finger Lakes, 1848 to 1888 -- The Great Plains, 1888 to 1891 -- Crossing Lake Michigan, 1891 to 1903 -- Living between landscapes, 1903 to 1910 -- Hollywood, 1910 to 1919 -- The afterlife, 1919 to 1939
Topics: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919, Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919, Baum, L. Frank...
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Jun 26, 2014 Nikki Grimes
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Topics: Homeless person -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Poetry -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction
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Jun 12, 2014 Pérez-Reverte, Arturo; Costa, Margaret Jull
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"Originally published in Spanish as Corsarios de levante by Alfaguara, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L., Madrid."
Topics: Pirates, Historical fiction
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Jun 5, 2014 John Flanagan
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Topics: Heroes -- Fiction, War -- Fiction, Fantasy
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Jun 4, 2014 Price, Kalayna; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Roc Book"
Topics: Women private investigators, Witches, Police, Magic, Murder, Paranormal fiction
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Jun 3, 2014 Kathleen Grissom
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Topics: Indentured servants -- Fiction, Slaves -- Fiction, Plantation life -- Southern States -- Fiction
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May 20, 2014 Schreiber, Ellen
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Includes a preview of the fifth book of the Vampire kisses series, The Coffin Club
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Science...
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May 15, 2014 Jacquie D'Alessandro
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Topics: Bodyguards, Fiction, History
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May 15, 2014 Clara Gillow Clark
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Topics: Wealth -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Kingston (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th...
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May 15, 2014 Diane Duane
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Topics: Computer games, Video gamers, Fiction
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May 14, 2014 M. E. Breen
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Human-animal communication -- Fiction,...
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May 13, 2014 Springer, Nancy
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While fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes endeavors to save her friend Lady Cecily Alistair from an unwelcome arranged marriage, she meets with some assistance from her older brother, Sherlock, and interference by the eldest, Mycroft
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Mysteries,...
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May 5, 2014 Adams, John Joseph, 1976-
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Topic: Science fiction, American
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Mar 12, 2014 Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Polygamy, Wives, Families, Fiction
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Feb 26, 2014 Banks, L. A; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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While investigating a recent spate of vampire killings, secret government operative Sasha Trudeau and her lover and fellow Shadow Wolf, Hunter, go up against ancient creatures from the depths of hell who will stop at nothing to unleash their fury upon the world
Topics: Vampires, Paranormal fiction, Werewolves
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Feb 20, 2014 Banks, L. A; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from: Left for undead (p. [317]-323)
Topics: Werewolves, Paranormal fiction, Paranormal fiction, Fantasy fiction, Horror tales
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Feb 20, 2014 Schreiber, Joe, 1969-
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TV tie-in
Topics: Comics & Graphic Novels -- Graphic Novels, Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Horror...
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Jan 4, 2014 Jones, Frewin
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Previously published as The Sorcerer King
Topics: Fairies, Princesses, Teenage girls, Identity (Psychology), Kings and rulers, Wizards, Fantasy...
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Dec 19, 2013 Simon R. Green
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Topic: Drood, Eddie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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Dec 19, 2013 Lou Manfredo
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Topics: Police -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
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Dec 18, 2013 Graham, Heather
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Florida psychologist Chloe Marin and Luke Cane, a British ex-cop-turned-P.I. investigating the disappearance of a young swimsuit model on behalf of her father, have trouble trusting each other, even though they are attracted to one another and have the same hunch that a killer is using a modeling agency to stalk his prey. When Chloe arrives late for an appointment at the modeling agency, she discovers a gruesome mass murder eerily similar to one she witnessed a decade ago--and she's afraid...
Topics: Women psychologists, Mass murder, Private investigators, Missing persons, Romantic suspense fiction
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Dec 17, 2013 David Gunn
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Topic: Tveskoeg, Sven (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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Dec 16, 2013 Akpan, Uwem
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"Oprah's Book Club, 2009 selection"--Book jacket cover
Topics: Children, Short stories, Nigerian (English), War victims, Nigerian fiction
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Dec 13, 2013 Troy Denning
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Topics: Han Solo (Fictitious character), Princess Leia (Fictitious character), Fiction, Luke Skywalker...
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Dec 13, 2013 Dessertine, Rebecca; Reed, David; Kripke, Eric
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After losing their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force and being taught by their father how to kill it, Sam and Dean Winchester hunt for Lucifer in a small town in South Dakota. There they meet Don--an angel with a proposition who sends them Don sends them on a mission to uncover the secret Satan never wanted them to find out
Topics: Winchester, Sam (Fictitious character), Winchester, Dean (Fictitious character), Paranormal...
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Nov 28, 2013 Magson, Adrian
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What do MI5 bosses do when one of their officers is involved in a fatal shooting, opening the agency to the risk of coming under yet another media and political spotlight? They send him to an outpost known as Red Station. It's remote, it's uncomfortable ... and it's a home for washed-out spooks. All they tell Harry is to keep his head down and do his job. What they don't tell him is that the Russians are coming ... and that Harry won't be coming back
Topics: Great Britain. MI5, Great Britain. MI5, South Ossetia War (2008), South Ossetia War, 2008,...
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Nov 22, 2013 Deveraux, Jude
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The second book in the multi-generational Edilean series, Days of gold is a sweeping romance set in 1766 Scotland. Angus McTern, the laird of the clan, is captivated by Edilean Talbot. When she needs help, he tries to intervene, and is accused of kidnapping and theft. To avoid being prosecuted, they escape to America, and overcome almost insurmountable obstacles, finding a love as wild and free as the land itself
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) --...
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Nov 11, 2013 Thurman, Rob
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When the Gypsy queen who cursed them needs their help in finding a stolen coffin, P.I.s Cal and Niko Leandros must put aside their hatred and find this ancient vessel that contains the Plague of the World before it is too late
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy, Leandros, Cal (Fictitious character), Paranormal fiction,...
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Nov 11, 2013 Smith, Wilbur A
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Reprint. Originally published: 1965
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Action & Adventure, Mystery & Thrillers --...
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Nov 8, 2013 Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
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Nov 5, 2013 Erin McCarthy
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Topics: Women sociology students -- Fiction, Stock car drivers -- Fiction, Stock car racing -- Fiction
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Nov 5, 2013 Small, Bertrice; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Love stories, Fantasy fiction
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Nov 4, 2013 McBride, Susan
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Middle-aged women -- Sexual behavior -- Fiction, Young men -- Sexual...
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Aug 21, 2013 Fielding, Joy
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Two brothers - Will and Jeff - and their friend Tom are out one night at their favorite South Beach bar when they decide to make a bet on who can be the first to seduce a mysterious-looking young woman drinking by herself. But Suzi has an agenda of her own. Soon another challenge is born, only this one proves to be lethal
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Authors, A-Z -- ( F ) -- Fielding, Joy,...
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Jul 19, 2013 Mackenzie Ford
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Topics: Women archaeologists -- Fiction, British -- Kenya -- Fiction, Kenya -- History -- Mau Mau...
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Jul 16, 2013 Patrick Jones
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Topics: Supernatural -- Fiction, Sympathy -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Identity...
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Jul 12, 2013 Sarwat Chadda
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Topics: Templars -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction, London (England) --...
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Jul 10, 2013 Stephen Baxter
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Topics: Floods -- Fiction, Climatic changes -- Fiction, End of the world -- Fiction
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Jul 9, 2013 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jul 9, 2013 Banks, L. A
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As Sasha investigates a series of murders, she finds herself caught in a web of danger and deception--and it will take everything she's got to stay alive. Original
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Horror -- Dark Fantasy, Literature & Fiction --...
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Jul 9, 2013 Banks, Iain, 1954-2013
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Topics: Women soldiers, Assassins, Science fiction