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Stone Cold - C. J. Box
ISBN: 9780399160769
Publication Date: 2014-03-11
The electrifying new Joe Pickett novel from the New York Times bestselling author. Everything about the man is a mystery: the massive ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming that nobody ever visits, the women who live with him, the secret philanthropies, the private airstrip, the sudden disappearances. And especially the persistent rumors that the man’s wealth comes from killing people. Joe Picket is assigned to find out what the truth is, but he discovers a lot more than he’d bargained for...

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You Should Have Known - Jean Hanff Korelitz
ISBN: 9781455599493
Publication Date: 2014-03-18
Grace Reinhart Sachs is living the only life she ever wanted for herself. Devoted to her husband, their young son Henry, and the patients she sees in her therapy practice, her days are full of familiar things. Dismayed by the ways in which women delude themselves, Grace is also the author of a book You Should Have Known, in which she cautions women to really hear what men are trying to tell them. But weeks before the book is published a chasm opens in her own life. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.

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Night Diver - Elizabeth Lowell
ISBN: 9780062132826
Publication Date: 2014-04-08
New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Lowell plunges into the adventurous and deadly world of underwater treasure hunters in a heart-stopping tale that superbly combines atmosphere, action, romance, and suspense.

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Blossom Street Brides - Debbie Macomber
ISBN: 9780345528841
Publication Date: 2014-03-25
Now wedding bells are ringing in the tight-knit community that gathers around A Good Yarn, a store in a pretty Seattle neighborhood. Knitters come to the store to buy yarn and patterns but somehow they leave richer in friendship and love. As three women's lives intersect in unexpected ways, Lydia, Lauren, and Bethanne realize that love heals every heart, and the best surprises still lie ahead.

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In Paradise - Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 9781594633171
Publication Date: 2014-04-08
In the winter of 1996, more than a hundred women and men of diverse nationality, background, and belief gather at the site of a former concentration camp for an unprecedented purpose: a weeklong retreat during which they will offer prayer and witness at the crematoria and meditate in all weathers on the selection platform, while eating and sleeping in the quarters of the Nazi officers who, half a century before, sent more than a million Jews to their deaths. As the days pass, tensions, both political and personal, surface among the participants, stripping away any easy pretense to healing or closure.

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Keep Quiet - Lisa Scottoline
ISBN: 9781250010094
Publication Date: 2014-04-08
Scottoline delivers once again with Keep Quiet, an emotionally gripping and complex story about one man's split-second decision to protect his son - and the devastating consequences that follow.Powerful and dramatic, Keep Quiet will have readers and book clubs debating what it means to be a parent and how far you can, and should, go to protect those you love.

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Love and Treasure - Ayelet Waldman
ISBN: 9780385533546
Publication Date: 2014-04-01
A spellbinding new novel of contraband masterpieces, tragic love and the unexpected legacies of forgotten crimes, Ayelet Waldman's Love and Treasure weaves a tale around the fascinating, true history of the Hungarian Gold Train in the Second World War. Love and Treasure is Waldman's finest novel to date: a sad, funny, richly detailed work that poses hard questions about the value of precious things in a time when life itself has no value, and about the slenderest of chains that can bind us to the griefs and passions of the past.

 

This publication was supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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