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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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Jan 20, 2020 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jan 6, 2020 Pastan, Amy; Smithsonian Institution
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At head of title: Eyewitness
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Topics: Presidents' spouses, Women
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
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Topics: Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936, Keller, Helen, 1880-1968, Teachers of deafblind people
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Jun 14, 2019 Kinsella, Sophie
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Topics: Young women, Ghost stories, Treasure troves
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Mar 23, 2019 Lauren Dane
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Feb 13, 2019 Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Fantasy, Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction
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Nov 10, 2018 Carriger, Gail
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Alex Award
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Topics: Tarabotti, Alexia (Fictitious character), Vampires, Werewolves, Etiquette
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Nov 10, 2018 Geronimo Stilton
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Nov 5, 2018 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Oct 12, 2018 Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957-
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Includes bibliographic resources
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Topics: Trials (Murder), Women lawyers, Socialites
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Sep 22, 2018 Mary Monroe
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Topics: African American women executives -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, African American...
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"Live Through This"--as emotionally wrenching and ultimately redemptive as David Sheff 's "Beautiful Boy"--follows Gwartney's frantic effort to recover her beautiful, intelligent daughters from their lives on the street
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Topics: Runaway teenagers, Teenage girls, Mothers and daughters
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Aug 24, 2018 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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Jun 9, 2018 Patterson, James, 1947-
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Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered -- to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly follow. After one death comes terrifyingly close to home, Alex realizes he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. Digging deeper into the case, Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, uncover a shocking Washington, D.C., underworld: a gang of...
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Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, African American psychologists -- Fiction,...
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Jan 16, 2018 Stuart Neville
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Topics: Assassins -- Fiction, Northern Ireland -- Fiction
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Sep 22, 2017 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 &...
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topic: Mnemonics
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Oct 17, 2012 Robin Palmer
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Topics: Documentary films -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, High...
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- Petr Horáček
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Topics: Colors -- Juvenile literature, Butterflies -- Juvenile literature
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- Sandra Newman
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Topic: Europe -- Geography -- Juvenile literature
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- Marfe Ferguson Delano
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Topics: Global warming, Global temperature changes, Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
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- James, Sophia; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Harlequin historical Victorian"--Spine
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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- Pelegrimas, Marcus
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"There is a world you don't know about, inhabited by supernatural creatures of darkness --vampires, werewolves, and all manner of savage, impossible beasts that live for terror and slaughter and blood. They are all around us but you cannot see them, for knowledge of their presence --so close and so hungry -- would surely drive any ordinary human insane. But for centuries a special breed of hunter has kept the monsters at bay, preventing them from breaking through the increasingly fragile...
Topics: Vampires, Werewolves
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- Hunt, Elizabeth Singer; Williamson, Brian
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Under the cover of darkness, a band of ninja thieves has stolen some of Japan's most priceless treasures, including an ancient samurai sword. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart take on the gang before the treasures are lost forever?
Topics: Stalwart, Jack (Fictitious character), Ninja, Samurai, Swords, Adventure stories, Stealing, Spies,...
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- Franklin, Ariana
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When the bodies of two people are discovered in the remains of an arson fire that destroyed Glastonbury Abbey, Adelia Aguilar, Mistress of the Art of Death, is ordered by Henry II to determine if one of the sets of bones belongs to the legendary Celtic savior Arthur
Topics: Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189, Glastonbury Abbey, Women forensic pathologists, Aguilar,...
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, ©2007
Topics: Tower of London (London, England), Dalrymple, Daisy (Fictitious character), Journalists, Dalrymple,...
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Originally published: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 2006
Topics: Women detectives, Bakeries, Bakers, Mothers and daughters, Bakeries, Bakers, Mothers and daughters,...
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- Dekker, James C
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Includes index
Topics: Parents, Finance, Personal
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Topics: Lomax, Mike (Fictitious character), Biggs,Terry (Fictitious character), Police, Amusement parks
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- Monk, Devon
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"An Allie Beckstrom novel"--Cover
Topics: Magic, Criminal investigation, Missing persons
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Sailors -- Fiction, Imagination -- Fiction
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- 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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- Michaels, Fern
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Kensington Pub. Corp., 2009
Topics: Female friendship, Polygamy, Abused women, Revenge, Abused women, Female friendship, Polygamy,...
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- Klavan, Andrew
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"An Otto Penzler book."
Topics: Missing children, Terrorists, Missing children, Terrorists
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- Jeff Jarka
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Topics: Dogs -- Fiction, Human-animal relationships -- Fiction
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- Rosemary Wells
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Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Juvenile fiction, Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Fiction,...
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- Lehman, Yvonne
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Topics: Historical fiction, Love stories
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- James, Steven, 1969-
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Originally published: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Revell, 2007
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Detective and mystery stories, Criminologists,...
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- Heinrichs, Ann
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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- North, Will
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Topics: Sexual abuse victims, Americans, Natural disasters, Large type books
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- Michaels, Fern. Snow angels; Bostwick, Marie. Presents of angels; McMahan, Janna. Decorations; Noonan, Rosalind. Miracle on main street
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Snow angels / by Fern Michaels -- The presents of angels / by Marie Bostwick Skinner -- Decorations / by Janna McMahan -- Miracle on main street / by Rosalind Noonan
Topics: Christmas stories, American, Large type books
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- Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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- Slade, Arthur G. (Arthur Gregory)
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Many of Newton Starker's ancestors, including his mother, have been killed by lightning strikes, so when he enrolls at the eccentric Jerry Potts Academy of Higher Learning and Survival in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he tries to be a model student so that he can avoid the same fate
Topics: Lightning, Boarding schools, Schools
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- Terrell Dougan
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Topics: Harris, Irene -- Mental health., Dougan, Terrell., Dougan, Terrell -- Family., People with mental...
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Southern Zagros Mountains, Courdestan, 1921 -- Nehavand barracks and the town of Saqqez, Persia, soon to be Iran, 1929 -- Tehran, Iran, 1938 -- Kermanshah, Iran, 1940-1969 -- The dirges of Old man Khourdi, Taqibustan, 1979
Topics: Kurds, Orphans, Conflict (Psychology)
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- Amy Hest
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- John Coy
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Topics: Baseball -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Divorce --...
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- Ellen Miles
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The ideal mother? -- Life changes but love does not -- Simplicity : the new luxury -- Redefine perfectionism : experience excellence now -- Know when to say no -- Maintenance : a blessing or a burden? -- Let go of fear -- Excess is destructive -- Do, don't overdo -- Accept impermanence and change -- Be the person you're meant to be -- Deal with both outer and inner circumstances -- In difficulty, rethink everything -- Simplify as you go -- Grandmothers : the wisdom of experience -- Make wise...
Topics: Mothers, Motherhood
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- Kristin Petrie
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Topic: Grasshoppers -- Juvenile literature
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"Roc fantasy"--Spine
Topics: Magic, Seafaring life, Crosspointe (Imaginary place)
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- Somervill, Barbara A
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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- Stephen Person
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Topic: Arctic fox -- Juvenile literature
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- Lou Manfredo
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Topics: Police -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
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- Aronson, Marc (EDT)/ Campbell, Patty (EDT)
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- Sarwat Chadda
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Topics: Templars -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction, London (England) --...
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- Abbott, Hailey
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Cousins Jessica, Lara, and Greer, aged fifteen to sixteen, approach their family summer at a Maine beach cottage with very different attitudes, but all look forward to meeting new boys and having some fun
Topics: Dating (Social customs), Cousins, Friendship, Beaches
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- Vivian French
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Topics: Fairy tales, Magic, Witches, Juvenile fiction, Orphans, Fiction
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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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- Reichs, Kathy
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Chicago forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan is accused of mishandling the autopsy and the case of a missing heiress from Montreal--an investigation that becomes more complicated when two more bodies of elderly women are found in Montreal and Tempe faces the very real possibility that a colleague has sabotaged work in the lab
Topics: Brennan, Temperance (Fictitious character), Women forensic anthropologists, Women, Sabotage,...
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- Charles Stross
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Topic: Short stories, American
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"Little apple."
Topics: Fairies, Jack Frost (Legendary character), Winter, Lost articles, Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious...
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- Steves, Rick, 1955-; Openshaw, Gene
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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- Blake Nelson
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Topics: Social action -- Fiction, Consumption (Economics) -- Fiction, Ecology -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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RL: 5.0
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, Literature & Fiction --...
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- Kane, Andrea
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Originally published in hardcover by William Morrow, 2008
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Women consultants, Intelligence officers, Missing...
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- Seymour Simon
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Topic: Dolphins -- Juvenile literature
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- Smith, Siân
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Translation of: Fall
Topics: Autumn, Otoño, Estaciones del año, Autumn
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- Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Abenaki Indians, Indians of North America, Native American soldiers, Soldiers, Teenage boys,...
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- Grimes, Martha
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Sequel to: Biting the moon
Topics: Teenage girls, Animal rights activists, Drifters, Amnesiacs, Factory farms
Understand citizenship, naturalization, and eligibility -- Apply for naturalized citizenship -- Practice reading, writing, and speaking English -- Learn about U.S. history and government -- Take the English communication practice test -- Take the civics practice test
Topics: Study Aids, Study Guides, Test Prep, Citizenship, Study Aids / General, Naturalization
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- Suzanne Williams
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Topics: Bull riding -- Fiction, Brothers -- Fiction
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"Part vampire, part werewolf, Riley Jenson knows what can happen when vamps don't play well with others. But she's never seen anything like this: a series of brutal murders surrounding the latest hot spot for vampire-human hookups--and the victims aren't just killed, they're beheaded. Now Riley is launching into action, toying with a seductive--and highly suspicious--club owner, and finding herself in the middle of another mystery: women being killed one by one, without a trace of...
Topics: Vampires, Werewolves, Murder, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Murder, Vampires,...