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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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by Orwell, George, 1903-1950
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"A Plume/Harcourt Brace book."
Topics: Totalitarianism -- Fiction., Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction., Totalitarianism
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by David Wellington
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favorite 1
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Topics: Caxton, Laura (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Vampires -- Fiction
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by Ying Chang Compestine
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favorite 3
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Topics: Ghosts -- Fiction, Cookery, Chinese -- Fiction, Family life -- China -- Fiction, Short stories,...
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by Vera B. Williams
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Topics: Chairs -- Fiction, Babies -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction
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by Garrison Keillor
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Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction
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by Miller, Linda Lael
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( M ) --...
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by Kozak, Harley Jane, 1957-
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Wollie goes undercover in a media-training company suspected of video piracy. When a dead body appears on the company's property, she's caught up in a conspiracy that goes way beyond some stolen DVDs
Topics: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths, Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,...
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by Clare O'Donohue
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Topics: Quiltmakers -- Fiction, Quilting -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
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by Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
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"An Otto Penzler book."
Topics: Teenage girls, Rich people, Suspense fiction
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by Annika Thor
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Topics: Jews, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, World War, 1939-1945, Sisters, Islands, Refugees, History
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by Treasure Hernandez
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Topics: African Americans, Street life, Fiction
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by Kristin Walker
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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by Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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by Bateman, Tracey Victoria
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"9 historical Christmas romances from America's great plains."
Topics: Christmas stories, American, Christian fiction, American, Christian fiction, American, Christmas...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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The passionate story of a maid of honor at Queen Victoria's court who is forced to wed the royal spy who seduced her--by mistake
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( L ) --...
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by Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
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by Brenda Woods
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction
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by Green, Tim
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Topics: Women lawyers -- Fiction, Illegal aliens -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Legislators -- United States...
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by Osterlund, Anne
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Aerin Renning and Dane Madousin struggle as incoming students at the most exclusive academy in the Universe, both hiding secrets that are too painful to reveal, not realizing that those very secrets link them together
Topics: Science fiction, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools,...
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by Cecily Von Ziegesar
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Topics: Teenage girls, Juvenile fiction, Christmas stories, Fiction, Interpersonal relations, Boarding...
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by Toni Buzzeo
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Topics: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Lost and found possessions -- Fiction
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by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
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Topics: Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction, Cats -- Fiction, Science fiction, Humorous stories
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by Garret Freymann-Weyr
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Topics: Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Stepfamilies -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction
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by Buxbaum, Julie
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Rushing to assist the family of her murdered best friend, Ellie consoles reclusive widower Greg and nurtures eight-year-old Lucy, who has stopped speaking
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Murder victims' families, Americans, Best friends, Grief,...
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by Banks, Iain, 1954-2013
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favorite 4
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Topics: Women soldiers, Assassins, Science fiction
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by Gennifer Choldenko
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Topics: United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California -- Juvenile fiction, United States...
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by Teri Woods
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Topics: African Americans -- Fiction, Robbery -- Fiction, Drug dealers -- Fiction, Philadelphia (Pa.) --...
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by Donna Jo Napoli
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Topics: Prejudices -- Fiction, Italian Americans -- Fiction, Uncles -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction,...
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by Advaita Kala.
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Topics: Women -- India -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, India --...
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by Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955-
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Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery --...
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by Lois Greiman
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Topics: Impersonation, Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by Wiseman, Beth, 1962- Change of heart; Cameron, Barbara, 1949- When winter comes; Fuller, Kathleen. Place of his own
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A change of heart / by Beth Wiseman -- When winter comes / by Barbara Cameron -- A place of his own / by Kathleen Fuller
Topics: Christian fiction, American, Amish, Love stories, American
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by Taylor, Patrick, 1941-; Donnelly, Terry
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Topics: Girls, Country life, Mythology, Celtic, Girls, Country life, Celtic mythology, Pastoral fiction,...
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by Smith, Miranda; Stuart, Roger; Weston, Steve; Peter Bull Art Studio
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 48) and index
Topics: History, Non-Fiction 9+, Civilization, Manners and customs
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Ford Prefect (Fictitious character), Arthur Dent (Fictitious character), Interplanetary voyages,...
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by Keith Donohue
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Topics: Widows -- Fiction, Girls -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction
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by Elizabeth Nunez
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Topics: West Indians -- Fiction, Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Fiction, Caribbean Area -- Fiction
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by Cynthia Rylant
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Topics: Friendship -- Fiction, Play -- Fiction
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by Cynthia Rylant
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Topics: Theater -- Fiction, Stage fright -- Fiction
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by Daniel Nayeri
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Topics: Characters in literature, Ability, Governesses, Schools, High schools, Soul, Fiction
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by Fluke, Joanne, 1943-
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Hannah has excellent reasons to despise the caddish Bradford Ramsey, as do many other women. Nevertheless, she'd rather not expose her youthful indiscretions, especially to her policeman beau. Hannah is very busy with the mayor's wife Lake Eden, Minn. charity event at which Ramsey is host. So what should she say when she stumbles upon his murdered corpse?
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery -- Women Sleuths, Swensen, Hannah...
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by Lyga, Barry
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Twelve-year-old Kyle Camden develops greater mental agility and superpowers during a plasma storm that also brings Mighty Mike, an alien, to the town of Bouring, but while each does what he thinks is best, Kyle is labeled a villain and Mike a hero
Topics: Superheroes, Extraterrestrial beings, Good and evil, Science fiction
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by Kathryn Lasky
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Topics: Family life -- Germany -- Fiction, Nazis -- Fiction, Germany -- History -- 1918-1933 -- Juvenile...
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by Donna Ball
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Farmhouses -- Conservation and restoration -- Fiction, Shenandoah...
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by Wiggs, Susan; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Updated from original publication Dancing on air published by HarperCollins, 1996."--t.p. verso
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( W ) -- Wiggs,...
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by S. J. Bolton
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Topics: Women veterinarians -- Fiction, Herpetologists -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
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by Williams, Garth
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Originally published: London: Publicity Products, 1955
Topics: Animals, JUVENILE FICTION, Animals
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by Hernandez, Treasure
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At head of cover title: Urban books presents
Topics: African Americans, Urban fiction, Street life, African Americans, Street life, Urban fiction,...
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by Katie Alender
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Topics: Demoniac possession -- Fiction, Haunted houses -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction,...
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by Nick Bruel
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Topics: Humorous stories, Pet sitting, Uncles, Juvenile fiction, Cats, Dogs, Fiction
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by Don Bruns
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Topics: Sound recording industry, Arson, Fiction
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by Gaile Parkin
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Topics: African women -- Fiction, Women cooks -- Fiction, Bakers -- Fiction, Bakeries -- Fiction, Family...
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by Lowry, Rich; Korman, Keith
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Topics: Spy stories, Political fiction
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by Robin Cruise
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Topics: Growth -- Fiction, Grandfathers -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction
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by Tamar Myers
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Topics: Yoder, Magdalena (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Pennsylvania Dutch Country (Pa.) -- Fiction
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by White, Michael C.
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Topics: Snipers -- Fiction, Women spies -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, Russians -- United...
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by Kami Garcia
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Topics: Psychic ability, Love, Supernatural, Fiction
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by Danielle Evans
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Topics: African American women -- Fiction, Self-realization in women -- Fiction
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by Balogh, Mary
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Jane Everett and Capt. Robert Mitford realize they're reincarnated soul mates. Pert Caroline Merrill, lover of vampire novels, suspects handsome Mr. Blanchard of being a bloodsucker. In New York bookstore staffer Elizabeth Bennet encounters pharmaceutical CEO Charles Bingley and an unusual variety of vampires. And witchy Emma Woodhouse runs a dating service for Washington D.C.'s supernaturals
Topics: Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character), Paranormal fiction, American, Love stories, American,...
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by Lili St. Crow
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Topics: Supernatural -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Psychic ability -- Fiction, Werewolves -- Fiction,...
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by Kaye, Marilyn
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"Tough rebel Jenna Kelley secretly dreams of a conventional life with normal parents. When her mother ends up in rehab, Jenna is shocked by the sudden reappearance of her long-lost dad. Jenna can usually read anyone's mind, but this stranger is a total mystery. Before long, streetwise Jenna finds herself walking straight into danger ..."--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Telepathy, Extrasensory perception, Families, Teenagers, Middle school students, Paranormal...
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by Lincoln Peirce
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Topics: Human behavior, Middle school, Middle schools, Comic books, strips, Behavior, Schools, Fiction, Big...
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by Ann Stamos
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Topics: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Fiction, Immigrants -- United States --...
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by John Meaney
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Topics: Zombies -- Fiction, Police -- Crimes against -- Fiction
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by Leigh, Lora
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"St. Martin's Paperbacks romantic suspense"--Spine
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Romance -- Romantic Suspense, Intelligence officers
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by Lee Carroll
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Topics: Fate and fatalism, Magic, Vampires, Women jewelers, Good and evil, Fiction
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by Reeves, Dia
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Ages 14 up
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Mental illness, Teenage girls, Dead, Paranormal fiction, Mothers and...
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by Stuart MacBride
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Topics: McRae, Logan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Police -- Scotland -- Aberdeen -- Fiction, Aberdeen...
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by Justin Peacock
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Topics: Fiction, Real estate developers, Family-owned business enterprises
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by Dan Waddell
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Topics: Police -- England -- London -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
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by Laura Anne Gilman
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Topics: Magic -- Fiction, Demonology -- Fiction
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by Katy Moran
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, War -- Fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History...
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by Shayne, Maggie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Reprint. Originally published: c2005
Topics: Vampires, Kidnapping, Paranormal fiction
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by Patricia Hubbell
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Topics: Stories in rhyme, Boats and boating -- Fiction
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by Nick Bruel
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Topics: Worms -- Fiction, Caterpillars -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction