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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 Sapkowski, Andrzej; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Sequel to:The last wish
Topics: Assassins, Fantasy fiction, Polish
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Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex ... and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl
Topics: Murder, Gambling and crime, Wilderness areas, Gambling and crime, Murder, Race relations,...
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by Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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by Jeffries, Sabrina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"At eighteen, Charlotte Page made a life-altering mistake. She wronged a man in an impulsive act that she came to deeply regret, though it led her to her present life as Mrs. Charlotte Harris, owner of Mrs. Harris's School for Young Ladies. Unbeknownst to her, that man is now her anonymous benefactor, the mysterious 'Cousin Michael.' His masquerade began as preparation for a devastating revenge, but became a labor of love. Now Charlotte desperately needs his help. Can he save her from...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Private schools
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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by Riordan, Rick
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The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy Jackson's sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leads an army of young demigods to stop Kronos in his advance on New York City, while the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster, Typhon
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Fate and fatalism, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Jackson,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2008
Topic: Horror fiction
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by Patterson, James, 1947-
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The first book in the Alex Cross series
Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Police, African American police, Police psychologists, Private...
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by James L. Swanson
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Laurie Halse Anderson
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Topics: Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction, Social isolation -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Juvenile...
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by Kate, Lauren
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Topics: Paranormal fiction, Reformatories, Schools, Romance fiction, Reincarnation, Angels, Love,...
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by Amanda Quick
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by Putney, Mary Jo
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Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds in his wife. But Mariah Clarke has a secret--and a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real and completely irresistible
Topics: Amnesia, Mistaken identity, Husbands and wives
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by Rick Riordan
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Topics: Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction, Animals, Mythical -- Fiction, Camps -- Fiction
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"Revised 3rd edition"--Jacket
Topics: Finance, Personal, Debt, Personal finance, Finance, Personal, Personal finance, Debt
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle"--p. [1] of cover
Topics: Psychics, Psychic ability, Supernatural, Man-woman relationships
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by Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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by Flynn, Gillian, 1971-
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For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on that fateful night twenty-five years ago, now she is not so sure as, piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started--on the run from a killer
Topics: Children of murder victims, Families, Juvenile homicide, Brothers and sisters
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Silhouette Desire, #1960"--Spine
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Pregnancy, Marriage
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by William R. Forstchen
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by Camp, Candace
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An expert matchmaker, but unable to find her own husband, Lady Francesca Haughston decides to help the Duke of Rochford, who broke her heart years earlier, find the perfect wife, which leads to a temptation that could result in scandal
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Maya Banks
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Greek hotel magnate Chrysander Anetakis's former mistress was pregnant? And had amnesia? That meant Marley Jameson didn't remember betraying him by selling company secrets. Or that he'd thrown her out of his life. So he told her a little white lie: they were engaged. Then he swept her away to his Greek island to await the birth of his baby and enjoy her sudden devotion before tossing her out. But he didn't count on Marley regaining her memory so soon
Topics: Impostors and imposture, Pregnant women, Mistresses, Brothers, Amnesia
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by Maxwell, Cathy
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"She'll be his perfect wife ... Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold, beautiful woman, exactly the kind he lusts after ... and she wants nothing to do with him. Gillian, Lady Wright, is desperate to seize the love she's been denied ... but not with her rakish husband! So she...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Man-woman...
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by Marlon James
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Topics: Slaves -- Fiction, Jamaica -- Fiction
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by Fungo, Gianluigi; Babboni, Mirko
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Translation by Nanette McGuinness
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Action & Adventure, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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"Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That's the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years in the exotic east, she's shockingly adept in the sensual arts. She knows everything a young lady shouldn't and nothing she ought to know. She's a walking scandal, with no hope of a future-- unless someone can civilize her. Lucien de Grey, the Duke of Marchmont, is no knight in shining armor. He's cynical, easily bored, and dangerous to...
Topics: Nobility, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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by Ranney, Karen
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"When Douglas Eston arrives at the home of the Duke of Herridge, he expects to leave with an investment--not a wife! With his brilliant ideas attracting attention all over London, Douglas does not need to rely on the duke. But when he meets Lady Sarah Baines, the stubborn beauty whose virtue her father would willingly sell, Douglas finds himself utterly entranced and desperate to protect her. Lady Sarah Baines always knew her father was cruel. But this time he's gone too far. Demanding...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Arranged marriage
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"Historical romance"--Spine
Topics: Missing persons, Abandoned children, Man-woman relationships
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by Phillips, Susan Elizabeth
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Includes an excerpt from the author's What I did for love
Topics: Actors, Dramatists
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"She wasn't looking for love ... Her beauty rivaled only by her sensibility, Ventia Lanyon is nearly resigned to spinsterhood, thanks to the enormous amount of responsibility she inherited with a Yorkshire estate, an invalid brother and the lackluster efforts of two wearisomely persistent suitors. Then she meets her neighbor, the infamous Lord Damerel, a charming rake shunned by polite society--exactly the type of man that a woman of quality should stay away from. He wasn't looking for...
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Hoyt, Elizabeth, 1970-
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"After seven years in hellish captivity, Raynaud St. Aubyn busts into his ancestral home half mad with fever, demanding his due. Can this wild man truly be the last earl's son, thought murdered by Indians? Beatrice Corning is the niece of the present earl and a proper English miss. Yet she has a secret: No real man has ever excited her more than the handsome youth in a certain portrait. Now, suddenly, he's here, in the flesh--and luring her into his bed. Only Beatrice can see past...
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Inheritance and succession
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Alex Richardson has the ultimate playboy lifestyle, flitting from one long-legged woman to the next. So why would he want short, curvaceous Bel? Alex needs a convenient wife and Bel is his first-choice bride! Shocked at his proposal, Bel has doubts about his crazy plan. Then Alex gives her a taste of just how hot they can be together, leaving Bel begging him to finish what he started, on their wedding night!
Topics: Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Presents a nine-step inspirational guide to help readers achieve a successful and fulfilling life
Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Success
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"An imperfect match. Brodick McJames is an earl in name only. To secure his clan's future he needs an English wife. Mary Stanford, daughter of the Earl of Warwickshire, will suit perfectly. He's never met her, but what matter? She'll grace his bed eventually, and once she bears his child he need see her no more. Anne Copper looks just like her noble half-sister, but she was born illegitimate, and can never forget it. The best she can hope for is to stay a serving girl in her own father's...
Topics: Deception, Illegitimate children, Inheritance and succession, Clans
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by Martin, Kat
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"After years abroad, Royal has returned to Bransford Castle to find his father dying and the family treasury nearly empty. Then the old duke wrests a final promise from his guilt-ridden son: that Royal will marry heiress Jocelyn Caulfield and restore the estate to its former glory. However, it is not his fiancée who quickens Royal's pulse, but rather her beautiful cousin Lily Moran. Penniless Lily knows that nothing can come of their undeniable attraction--but there is a way she can help...
Topics: Arranged marriage, Man-woman relationships, Arranged marriage, Man-woman relationships, Manners and...
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Topics: Rugby football players, Fashion designers, Revenge, Billionaires
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Miss Christiana Daventry will do whatever it takes to keep from being thrown out on the streets--even accept the insufferably attractive Lord Braybrook's proposition!
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Wahida Clark
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Topic: African American criminals -- Fiction
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by Joyce, Brenda
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Virginia Hughes is determined to rebuild her homeplace. She sails to England alone, hoping to convince her uncle to lend her the funds. Instead she finds herself kidnapped by the notorious Devlin O'Neill
Topic: Pirates
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by Moran, Michelle
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"Target book club pick."
Topics: Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt, active 14th century B.C, Akhenaton, King of Egypt, Queens, Kings and...
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by Hunter, Madeline; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Only a desperate mission could bring Leona Montgomery face-to-face with the scoundrel whose dangerous sensuality once sent her fleeing from his arms. But she has underestimated Christian, Marquess of Easterbrook. As irresistible as ever, his past swathed in mystery, Christian has his own plans for the woman he has waited seven years to claim. Yet once desire reignites, bringing a dangerous secret into the open, Leona will find herself bound to the seductive nobleman in ways she could...
Topics: Nobility, Family secrets, Man-woman relationships
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by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988; Tuska, Jon
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"Big medicine," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrilling western" (1/48). "Trail to pie town," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "West" (2/48). "McQueen of the Tumbling K" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrillin western" (12/47). "Showdown on the Hogback" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Giant western" (8/50)
Topics: Ranchers, Revenge, Short stories, American, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life,...
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by Harrison, Lisi
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"Poppy."
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Charity, Conduct of life, Middle schools, Schools
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by Iggulden, Conn
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Second in a series on the mighty Mongol conqueror who sets out to unify an entire continent under his rule. In this volume, he sets his sights on Yenking (modern day Beijing, China). Follows "Genghis : birth of an empire" ; continued by "Genghis : bones of the hills."
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Literature & Fiction -- World...
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by Tomine, Adrian, 1974-
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A graphic novel in which Ben Tanaka tries to salvage his failing long-term relationship with Miko Hayashi, who suspects Ben is more attracted to white women, an accusation that cause their personal and political problems to reach a boiling point
Topics: Comics & Graphic Novels -- Graphic Novels, Comics & Graphic Novels -- Publishers -- Drawn...
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Originally published: Washington, D.C.: BET, 1999
Topic: African Americans
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Brain, Brain
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by Sophie Kinsella
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Topics: Young women -- Fiction, Shopping -- Fiction, Debt -- Fiction, Bloomwood, Becky (Fictitious...
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Includes excerpt (p. [180]-185) from A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Billionaires, Infants
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by Foster, Lori, 1958-; Foster, Lori, 1958- Outrageous; Foster, Lori, 1958- Riley
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Outrageous, copyright 1997 ; Riley, copyright 2003
Topics: Romance -- Contemporary, Undercover operations, Self-defense, Man-woman relationships
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Includes preview of A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn (p. [183]-186)
Topics: Ranchers, Rich people, Social workers, Ranchers, Rich people, Social workers
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by James, Sophia; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"First published in the U.K. under the title Knight of grace"--T.p. verso
Topics: Betrothal, Man-woman relationships
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by Lisi Harrison
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by Kurland, Lynn
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"Jove Paranormal Romance"--Spine
Topic: Love stories
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by Long, Julie-Anne
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English war hero Captain Chase Eversea reencounters Rosalind, the headstrong woman, now reformed, with whom he committed one of the biggest indiscretions of his past, when she enlists his aid in searching for her missing sister
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Heroes, Missing...
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by Bruce Kumar Frantzis
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Topic: Meditation -- Taoism
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by Connolly, John, 1968-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 387)
Topics: Parker, Charlie "Bird" (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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by Lauren Dane
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by Griffin, Laura, 1973-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Courtney Glass has been in trouble all her life, but nothing tops being an up-close witness to a brutal murder. Until she's accused of the crime. Every scrap of evidence points to her guilt, and only Courtney knows what really happened. Now she must prove that she's not a murderer...but is one of the killer's intended victims. As police investigators hammer her for answers, Courtney knows she has two choices: run, or trust the brooding, sexy detective who's made it clear she's his prime...
Topics: Serial murders, Witnesses, Police
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by Leonard, Tina
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Texas ranger Dane Morgan wasn't planning to get married any time soon, but he's been lured home by his father's ultimatum: become a family man of forfeit his inheritance. Suddenly, sticking around the family ranch is looking better and better to this roving cowboy...especially when he meets the new live-in housekeeper
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by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-508)
Topics: Young men, Conduct of life, Man-woman relationships, Benefactors, Ex-convicts, Orphans, Revenge,...
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by Sheth, Kashmira
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Reprint with new Discussion guide. Previously published: New York : Hyperion, 2007
Topics: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Gandhi,...
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by Sarah L. Thomson
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Topics: Mortenson, Greg, Girls' schools -- Pakistan, Girls' schools -- Afghanistan, Humanitarian...
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by Philip Carlo
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Topics: Pitera, Tommy, -- 1954-, Mafia -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Murderers -- New York...
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by Crouch, Blake
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On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman, and child in a remote mining town will disappear, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins, and not a single bone will be found -- not even the gold that was rumored to have been the pride of this town. One hundred and thirteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a leading history professor and his journalist daughter to lead them into the abandoned mining town so they can learn what happened. This has been done once...
Topics: Ghost towns, Abandoned mines, Haunted places, Wilderness areas
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by McDermott, Andy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A lost king's past holds a deadly secret"--cover
Topics: Wilde, Nina (Fictitious character), Women archaeologists, Great Sphinx (Egypt), Excavations...
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by Jessica Matthews
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by Darren Shan
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Topics: Werewolves, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Demonology, Horror stories
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by Jenkins, Beverly, 1951-
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"Kimani Tru."
Topics: African American women, Fugitive slaves, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Man-woman...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-294) and index
Topics: Problem children, Behavior disorders in children, Behavior modification
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by Leto, Julie Elizabeth; Kelly, Leslie, 1965-
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Into the woods / Julie Leto -- Once upon a mattress / Leslie Kelly
Topics: Fairy godmothers, Werewolves, Princesses