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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 Gary Laderman
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Topics: Religion and culture -- United States, Implicit religion -- United States, United States --...
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by Meadows, Daisy
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Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the Magic Fairies' magic instruments and music everywhere is out of tune. Now they plan to use Sadie's magic saxophone in the talent contest and it's up to Rachel and Kirsty to save their fairy friends
Topics: Walker, Rachel (Fictitious character), Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Fairies, Musical...
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by Edward Falco
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by Molly Aloian
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Topic: Saint Patrick's Day -- Juvenile literature
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by 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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by Denholtz, Roni S
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Topics: Dance teachers, Salsa (Dance), Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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by Harry Lee Kraus
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Topics: Missing children -- Fiction, Kidnapping -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Triangles...
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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The priest at a Catholic funeral mass brings the chalice to his lips and falls over dead. When Detective Lieutenant Eve Dallas confirms that the consecrated wine contains potassium cyanide, she's determined to find out who committed this unholy act
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen, Priests
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by Meadows, Daisy
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Originally published with series title The sporty fairies: London : Orchard Books, 2008
Topics: Walker, Rachel (Fictitious character), Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Fairies, Swimming,...
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by Ken Bruen
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Topics: Private investigators -- Fiction, Serial murder investigation -- Fiction
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by Margaret Maron
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Topics: Knott, Deborah (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women judges -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction
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by Woods, Stuart
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Topics: Eagle, Ed (Fictitious character), Organized crime, Divorced women
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by Dailey, Janet
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A woman leaves the big city excitement and finds romance and Christmas warmth in New Mexico
Topics: Large type books, Christmas
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by Dailey, Janet
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Includes an excerpt of the author's forthcoming, "Drawing fire" (p. [295]-309)
Topics: Widows, Families, Man-woman relationships, Christmas stories
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by Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
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Fashion-savy Sassy does not like being the smallest student in her fourth-grade class, until a family emergency calls for a pint-sized hero
Topics: Stature, Body size, Names, Fashion, Self-acceptance, African Americans, Size, Family life,...
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by Winslow, Don, 1953-; Trevanian. Shibumi
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"A novel based on Trevanian's Shibumi"
Topics: Assassins, Fugitives from justice, International business enterprises
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by Clare Clark
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Topics: Soldiers -- Fiction, Mail order brides -- Fiction, Feral children -- Fiction, French -- Louisiana...
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by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
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Topics: Collins, Hap (Fictitious character), Pine, Leonard (Fictitious character), Martial arts fiction
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by Copeland, Sheila
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Includes reading group guide (p. [287]-288)
Topics: Christian women, Single women, Online dating
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and index
Topics: Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Animal welfare, Animal rights
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by Antoinette Van Heugten
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Topics: Mothers and sons, Murder, Investigation, Suspense fiction, Women lawyers, Autistic children, Fiction
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by Law, Ingrid, 1970-
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Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Science...
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by Jeannine Garsee
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Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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by 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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by Hicks, Betty.
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Topics: Baseball -- Fiction, Fear -- Fiction, Reflexes -- Fiction
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by Deveraux, Jude
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In Edilean, Virginia, undercover detective Mike Newland uses Sara Shaw to track down a woman who is one of the most notorious criminals in the United States--and also happens to be the mother of Greg Anders, the man whom Sara plans to marry and who leaves her without explanation three weeks before the wedding
Topics: Undercover operations, Detective and mystery stories, Missing persons, Female offenders,...
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by Glassman, Bruce
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Includes index
Topics: Curiosities and wonders, World records, Curiosities and wonders, World records, Curiosities and...
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by Pomplun, Tom; Emerson, Hunt; Rainey, Richard; Farritor, Micah; Ryan, Johnny; Atkinson, Kevin; Avery, Ben, 1974-; Sellas, George; Lott, Rod; Langridge, Roger; Caputo, Antonella; Teare, Brad, 1956-; Lindner, Ellen L; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875. In a thousand years; Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. War of the worlds; Verne, Jules, 1828-1905. In the year 2889; Weinbaum, Stanley Grauman, 1902-1935. Martian odyssey; Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. Disintegration machine; Dunsany, Lord, 1878-1957. Bureau d'echange de maux; Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Machine stops
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"Tale of the future, a martian odyssey and a war of the worlds!"--Cover
Topics: Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc
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by Sander, Sonia; Duendes Del Sur (Firm)
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"#25"--cover
Topics: Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character), Dogs, Halloween, Dogs, Halloween, Mystery and detective stories
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [485]-497) and index
Topics: Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965, Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971, Jackson, Robert H., 1892-1954,...
Originally published: London : Bodley Head, 2010
Topics: History, Arts, Political science, Travel, Cooking
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [187])
Topics: Penmanship, Penmanship, American, Writing, Graphology
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by Page, Jeremy, 1969-
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Topics: Life change events, Self-actualization (Psychology)
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by Snyder, Maria V
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"Student glass magician Opal Cowan's newfound ability to steal a magician's powers makes her too powerful. Ordered to house arrest by the Council, Opal dares defy them, traveling to the Moon Clan's lands in search of Ulrick, the man she thinks she loves. Thinks, because another man--now her prisoner--claims Ulrick's desire for blood magic has eclipsed his passion for her. In hostile territory, without proof or allies, Opal isn't sure whom to trust. She can't forget Kade, the handsome...
Topics: Magicians, Supernatural
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by Sean Kenney
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Topics: Automobiles -- Models -- Juvenile literature, LEGO toys -- Juvenile literature
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by Linda Greenlaw
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Topics: Greenlaw, Linda, -- 1960-, Sea Hawk (Fishing boat), Swordfish fishing -- Grand Banks of...
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by Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto; Kitson, Barry; Tom DeFalco; Barry Kitson; John Buscema; Paul Ryan
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"Collecting Secret Invasion: Fantastic Four #1-3, and Fantastic Four #300 (1987) and #357-358 (1991)"--Cover
Topics: Fantastic Four (Fictitious characters), Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc
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by Sparks, Kerrelyn
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Jack is the illegitimate son of the legendary Casanova--and a vampire. When a vampire bachelor party thrown by Jack gets out of hand and the cops show up, Jack has some explaining to do--if only he wasn't struck speechless by the beauty of Officer Lara Boucher
Topics: Vampires, Policewomen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-411) and index
Topics: Great Britain. MI6, Great Britain. MI5, Intelligence service
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by Clara Gillow Clark
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Topics: Wealth -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Kingston (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th...
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by foreword by Andrea Wong ; introduction by Rosario Dawson.
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by Daniel Burstein
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Topics: Freemasonry in literature, Secret societies in literature, Symbolism in literature, Handbooks,...
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by Emerson, Kate
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Lady-in-waiting Bess must resist the handsome Will Parr, who is betrothed to another
Topics: Northampton, Elizabeth Parr, Marchioness of, 1526-1565, Northampton, William Parr, Marquis of,...
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by Megan Frazer
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Topics: Body image -- Fiction, Overweight persons -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction
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by Sarah Dunn
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Topic: Divorced women -- Fiction
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by Jacquie D'Alessandro
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Topics: Bodyguards, Fiction, History
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by Balogh, Mary
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In glittering Regency England a desititute widow stands accused of murdering her husband and must now barter her beauty in order to survive. With seduction in mind, she sets her sights on Stephen Huxtable, the irresistibly attractive Earl of Merton and London's most eligible bachelor
Topic: London (England) -- Fiction
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by Drake, Olivia
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"Her wealth and beauty have made Miss Portia Crompton the catch of the season. Secretly determined to wed her childhood sweetheart, Portia ignores the money-hungry bucks who ply her with bouquets and bonbons. But one suitor will not be deterred: Colin Byrd, Viscount Ratcliffe. He is persistent and presumptuous--and wickedly tempting"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Heiresses, Aristocracy (Social class), Man-woman relationships, Aristocracy (Social class),...
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by Gavin, Jamila
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Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens
Topics: Wealth, Family life, Household employees, Bulgarians, Illegal aliens, Spies, Organized crime,...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Sauer, Richard, United States. Securities and Exchange Commission, Stock exchanges, Finance, Fraud...
Includes index
Topics: Longevity, Pharmaceutical industry, Somatotropin, Hormones, Sex, Aging, Drug Therapy, Drug...
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by Ebony Wilkins
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Topics: Self-realization -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Social classes -- Fiction, Identity --...
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by Elizabeth Berg
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Topic: Senegal -- Juvenile literature
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by Meadows, Daisy
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Includes an excerpt of Isabelle the Ice Dance Fairy from the Dance Fairies series (6 unnumbered pages)
Topics: Walker, Rachel (Fictitious character), Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Fairies, Dancers,...
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by Sullivan, James, 1965 Nov. 7-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-246) and index
Topics: Carlin, George, Comedians
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by Justin Halpern
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Welcome to Chromatacia, where for as long as anyone can remember society has been ruled by a Colortocracy. Social hierachy is based upon one's limited color perception. society is dominated by color. In this world, you are what you can see, and Eddie Russett, a better-than-average red perception wants to move up
Topics: Color blindness, Social structure
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by Joseph Heywood
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by Indu Sundaresan
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by Piccirilli, Tom
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Ex-cop Finn was left blind by violence, but he can still see the body of his wife, Dani, and a crime scene that won't fade from his mind's eye. Now a professor, Finn learns that an isolated girls' prep school can be every bit as dangerous as city streets when he stumbles upon a local girl lying in a graveyard during a raging blizzard
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Ex-police officers, Preparatory schools, Blind
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by Johansen, Iris; Johansen, Roy
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Sequel to Silent Thunder
Topics: Women archaeologists, Underwater exploration, Antiquities, Theft, Suspense fiction
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by Erica Hayes
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Topics: Fairies -- Fiction, Incubi -- Fiction, Melbourne (Vic.) -- Fiction
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by Williams, Tad
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With King Olin imprisoned and Prince Kendrick slain, the royal twins Barrick and Briony have been forced to flee their homeland. But both families and nations can hide dark and terrible secrets, and even if Barrick and Briony survive learning the astonishing truths at the heart of their own family and of Southmarch itself, they must still find a way to reclaim their kingdom and rescue their home--from traitors, tyrants, a god-king, and even the angry gods themselves
Topics: Gods, Twins, Exiles, Fate and fatalism, Family secrets, Magic, Courts and courtiers
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by McKenna, Lindsay, 1946-
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Topics: Ranchers, Photojournalists, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940- author
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FBI Special Agent Mark Andrews races to stop a conspiracy that extends to the highest reaches of power
Topics: Women presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Presidents, Women presidents, Women...
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by McInerny, Ralph, 1929-2010
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"Mysteries set at the University of Notre Dame"--P. facing t.p
Topics: University of Notre Dame, Knight, Roger (Fictitious character), Knight, Philip (Fictitious...
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by Robards, Karen
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Lady Elizabeth, the youngest and most headstrong of the three Banning sisters, has been engaged three times, and has most scandalously broken off all three engagements. Neil Severin is a wicked rogue, black of heart and black of reputation. A man of no morals, devoid of compassion, he is a government-sanctioned assassin. When circumstances most unexpectedly throw the two together, Beth's life is in danger and Neil finds himself in the unexpected role of hero, racing to save her before it's too...
Topics: Sisters, Man-woman relationships
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by Pitts, Christopher; McCrohan, Daniel
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Previous ed., 2008: co-written by Damian Harper and David Eimer
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by by Daisy Meadows.
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by Johnston, Joan, 1948-
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"Nine years ago, Kate Grayhawk Pendleton walked into Wyatt Shaw's life--and out of it the next morning. Now Wyatt's back--and has the power to shatter Kate's future with the man she loves. By reputation, Wyatt Shaw is a brutal killer who always gets what he wants. And he wants Kate and her twin eight-year old sons. Texas Ranger Jack McKinley is hot on Wyatt Shaw's trail. The presumed heir to the D'Amato crime syndicate is threatening to steal the woman he loves. Holly McKinley is fighting...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Police, Organized crime
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by Ross, JoAnn
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More than a year after his affair in Baghdad with Army doctor Kirby Campbell, Army pilot Shane Garrett is trying to rebuild his life stateside. Kirby is also stateside, but when she learns a friend is being held hostage in Central America, she works with Phoenix Team to organize a rescue
Topics: United States. Army, United States. Army, Hostages, Man-woman relationships, Hostages, Man-woman...
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Originally published: Simon & Schuster, 2009
Topics: West, Mae, Motion picture actors and actresses, Motion picture actors and actresses, Motion picture...
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by Jane Porter
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Topic: Self-realization in women -- Fiction
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A collection of new Sherlock Holmes tales includes "The Case of a Boy's Honor," "The Case of the Matinee Idol," and the title story, in which Holmes navigates the occult underworld of Victorian London in order to find a child's true killer
Topics: Holmes, Sherlock, Watson, John H. (Fictitious character), Holmes, Sherlock, Watson, John H....
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by Mary M. Cerullo
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Topics: Underwater archaeology -- Juvenile literature., Shipwrecks -- Juvenile literature.