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  • A Book of American Martyrs, Paperback
    ``Oates' American saga captivates because it exists within an actual drama playing out across the country...Martyrs is a graceful and excruciating story of two families who do not live very far apart, but exist in different realities. `` --USA Today, 4-star review``Successful because Oates] refuses..
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  • A Child of a Crack Head, Paperback
    He watched as she screamed and yelled with every strike that the man, made to her face. From her mouth, she spit blood that was rolling down her face. He continued to watch the 6'2" dark skin man repeatedly hit and kick the woman in the stomach, again and again. Noooo stop please stop " as she yell..
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  • A Hero Dreams, Paperback
    Devastated by his father's sudden death, eight-year-old Ricky begins to see things--a ghostly silhouette in his bedroom window, a gruesome train accident involving four local teenagers, a terrorist attack that won't occur for another twenty-five years. After a traumatic incident at a New England sum..
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  • A Loving, Faithful Animal, Paperback
    ``A Loving, Faithful Animal lured me in with astonishing, poetic prose... But the true thrill of the novel is the carousel of haunting characters Josephine Rowe creates with unbelievable precision. An unflinching look at the ways we fail the people we love, at the cruelty of family, its toxicity, an..
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  • A Man in Full, Paperback
    The setting is Atlanta, Georgia a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last hit up against reality. Charlie has a 29,..
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  • A Pleasure and a Calling, Paperback
    ``I loved A Pleasure and a Calling--gripping, sinister, original, and brilliant ``--Sophie Hannah, bestselling author of The Monogram Murders and The Orphan ChoirMr. Heming loves the leafy English village where he lives. As a local real estate agent, he knows every square inch of the town and sees h..
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  • A Sin Such as This, Hardcover
    In this gripping follow-up to Love Lies Beneath, #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins's "fabulous, sex-filled masterpiece of mystery and romance" (Library Journal, starred review), beautiful, wealthy Tara Lattimore's story continues when her sinful past threatens to derail her current..
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  • A Son Called Gabriel, Paperback
    As political clashes and violence take place across the country, Gabriel must face his own inner turmoil. He begins to suspect that he's not like other boys, and tries desperately to lock away his feelings--and his fears--even as he explores his burgeoning sexuality. Beyond his own struggle is a fam..
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  • A Ticket to Ride, Paperback
    In the long, hot Illinois summer of 1973, insecure, motherless Jamie falls under the dangerous spell of her older, more worldly cousin Fawn, who's come to stay with Jamie and her uncle as penance for committing an ``unmentionable act.``It is a time of awakenings and corruptions, of tragedy and loss,..
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  • Act of War: A Thriller, Paperback
    The #1 New York Times bestseller from author Brad Thor--his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller ever After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There's just one problem--no one knows if she can be trusted. But when six exchan..
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  • After the Fire, Hardcover
    Henning Mankell's last novel about an aging man whose quiet, solitary life on an isolated island off the coast of Sweden is turned upside down when his house catches fire. Fredrik Welin is a former surgeon who retired in disgrace decades earlier to a tiny island on which he is the only resident. H..
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  • After the Fire, Paperback
    Henning Mankell's last novel about an aging man whose quiet, solitary life on an isolated island off the coast of Sweden is turned upside down when his house catches fire. Fredrik Welin is a former surgeon who retired in disgrace decades earlier to a tiny island on which he is the only resident. H..
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  • Airtight Willie & Me: The Story of the South's Black Underworld, Paperback
    In this collection of six gritty tales from the underground, Iceberg Slim creates a tribute to the streets and those forced to try to survive them. Iceberg Slim's story is now depicted in a major motion picture distributed worldwide. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp shows Slim's transformation from ..
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  • All the Castles Burned, Paperback
    When Owen Webb, the son of working-class parents, receives a scholarship to the prestigious Rockcastle Preparatory Academy, the mysterious and enigmatic Carson Bly, an upperclassman from a wealthy and powerful family, befriends him. Their friendship, deepened through a love of basketball, becomes an..
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  • Animal, Paperback
    K'wan, one of this generation's most talented and gritty writers, delivers his bloodiest story yet. ANIMAL follows the infamous fugitive from K'wan's best-known Hood Rat Series on a revenge mission from the rugged streets of Puerto Rico to the scene of the original crime, Harlem, NY. "One bullet cha..
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  • Awaiting Identification, Paperback
    Five bodies, five intersecting storylines, five lives . . . each searching for hope and redemption Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office, Detroit, Michigan: October 31, 1999. Five unidentified bodies lie in the Wayne County morgue on Halloween night. Although each character was on a separate journe..
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  • Berlin Alexanderplatz, Paperback
    The inspiration for Rainer Werner Fassbinder's epic film and that The Guardian named one of the ``Top 100 Books of All Time,`` Berlin Alexanderplatz is considered one of the most important works of the Weimar Republic and twentieth century literature. Franz Biberkopf, pimp and petty thief, has just ..
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  • Black Friday: Exposed, Paperback
    All it takes is one murder to change a million lives, and that's exactly what happens to Kasheef Williams on a cold, black Friday. After a reunion with an old friend goes wrong in a Long Island night club, Kasheef is forced to protect himself by any means necessary. The only problem is that prying e..
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  • Black Wave, Paperback
    Desperate to quell her addiction to drugs, disastrous romance, and nineties San Francisco, Michelle heads south for LA. But soon it's officially announced that the world will end in one year, and life in the sprawling metropolis becomes increasingly weird. While living in an abandoned bookstore, dat..
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  • Bleed for Me, Paperback
    She's standing at the front door. Covered in blood. Is she the victim of a crime? Or the perpetrator? When Sienna Hegarty, a troubled friend of his daughter, comes to Joe O'Loughlin's door terrorized, incoherent, and covered in blood, he vows to unearth the dark secrets her mind has buried. The poli..
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  • Blind Alley: An Eve Duncan Forensics Thriller, Paperback
    The New York Times bestselling author of Firestorm, Iris Johansen, returns with a psychological thriller so terrifying, so relentlessly paced, it won't leave you time to catch your breath before the next shock comes. A forensic sculptor is locked in a deadly duel with a serial killer determined to d..
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  • Blood of a Boss, Paperback
    After his powerful, drug dealing family falls victim to the very thing that once helped them dominate Philadelphia's tough underworld, SONTINO "SONNY" MORENO found himself trapped in the slums of North Philly. Now, at the age of 23, his sole ambition is to lock down the streets of Philly and reclaim..
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  • Boomsday, Paperback
    BOOMSDAY'S heroine is Cassandra Devine, a charismatic 29-year-old blogger who incites massive political turmoil when, outraged over mounting Social Security debt, she politely suggests that Baby Boomers be given government incentives to kill themselves by age 75. Her modest proposal catches fire wit..
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  • Broken Glass, Hardcover
    This second gothic novel in the dark Mirror Sisters trilogy continues the tale of sisterly love at its absolute worst--from the legendary New York Times bestselling author of Flowers in the Attic and My Sweet Audrina (now Lifetime movies). For fans of Ruth Ware (In a Dark, Dark Wood) and Liane Moria..
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  • Brother Daniel's Good News Revival, Paperback
    In the early summer of 1933, an 18-year-old naive Kentucky farm boy, Michael Boone, becomes a driver for a traveling religious revival troupe. As the summer unfolds and the itinerant group moves from town to town, he learns that things are not what they seem; primarily that the goal of the enterpris..
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  • Celtic Knot: A Clara Swift Tale, Paperback
    1868 Ottawa D'Arcy McGee is assassinated. As John A. Macdonald cradles his friend's bloody head, he blames transplanted Irish terrorists: the Fenian Brotherhood. Within a day, Patrick James Whelan is arrested. After a show trial, Whelan is publicly hanged. That much is history. Did Whelan do the dee..
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  • Christmas with Tucker, Hardcover
    The touching prequel to the bestselling novel A Dog Named Christmas The sleeper hit of 2008, A Dog Named Christmas became a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie a year later, seen by more than twelve million people in the United States alone. Now, in Christmas with Tucker, Greg Kincaid brings back one of th..
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  • Dirty Work - Part 2, Paperback
    Shots Fired After his brother is murdered, Kid Kane has no choice but to stand up to the opposition. Feeling invincible under the cloak of anonymity with a beautiful woman and a ride-or-die crew by his side, Kid formulates his revenge. Jessica has to constantly watch her back after a falling out..
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  • Dog Food 2: K'Wan Presents, Paperback
    Running and hiding is looked upon as a way out for the weak. It is something Omar never thought he would do. As a child, he didn't even partake in the game of Hide and Seek for that very reason. Unfortunately, after being sentenced to death by his cousin, Demarcus, Omar was left with no choice. Movi..
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  • Every Body Has a Story, Paperback
    As the Great Recession and the foreclosure crisis hit, four close friends who barely made it out of poverty in New York City's South Bronx, suddenly find themselves caught up in the economic maelstrom. Lena, Zack, Dory, and Stu must reconcile their troubled past with an uncertain future in Beverly G..
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  • Every Other Weekend, Hardcover
    A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick A debut novel about an imaginative girl in the year following her parents' divorce, and what happens when her creeping premonition that something terrible will happen comes true in the most unexpected of ways. The year is 1988, and America is full of broken homes. EVER..
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  • Extreme Measures, Paperback
    #1 New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin--soon to be a major motion picture The pulse-pounding thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn features counterterrorism hero Mitch Rapp as he wages a war against a new enemy with the help of a fellow soldier. In the secre..
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  • Fruit of the Drunken Tree, Hardcover
    In the vein of Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a mesmerizing debut set against the backdrop of the devastating violence of 1990's Colombia about a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who strike an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both The Santiago family lives in a gate..
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  • Grassy Creek, Paperback
    Luke Sparks is a pediatric oncologist, determined to find the cure for leukemia.However, this dream is elusive and he fears he has lost his passion for medicine, his purpose for living, and has failed every patient he has not been able to 'save'. He even contemplates if his own life is worth living...
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  • Guilty Gucci, Paperback
    The Red Bottom Bandits may be the world's most fashion-forward gang of masked outlaws. They're the talk of D.C. for their daring robberies and fly gear. And their latest caper is penned by Ashley Antoinette (of Ashley & JaQuavis) at her sultry, streetwise best. When the innocent, naive Gucci recogni..
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  • Half Moon Bay, Hardcover
    A smart, haunting tale of psychological suspense from the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of Turn of Mind. Jane loses everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from ..
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  • Havana Bay, Paperback
    When the corpse of a Russian is hauled from the oily waters of Havana Bay, Arkady Renko comes to Cuba to identify the body. Looking for the killer, he discovers a city of faded loneliness, unexpected danger, and bewildering contradictions. His investigation introduces him to a beautiful Cuban police..
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  • Heartsick: A Thriller, Paperback
    In Chelsea Cain's bestselling series debut, Portland detective Archie Sheridan has spent years tracking Gretchen Lowell, a beautiful serial killer. In the end she was the one who caught him, but after torturing him for days she mysteriously let him go and turned herself in. Since then the she has be..
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  • Horse, Hardcover
    The haunting debut of a plainspoken, utterly original new voice: a novel about a girl on the cusp of her teenage years, who is growing up faster than she ever hoped she would. When Teagan's father abruptly abandons his family and his farm, Teagan finds herself wading through the wreckage of what was..
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  • Hot Mess, Paperback
    Twentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules--until Chicago's most sought-after, up-and-coming culinary genius, Benji Zane, walks into her world and pulls her into his. The only thing more renowned than Benji's mouthwatering masterpieces and equally luscious good looks? His struggle w..
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  • I'm New York's Finest, Paperback
    Hailing from the streets of New York, Naomi Foxx worked as a flight attendant for America's airlines all while trafficking drugs for some very powerful and rich mafia type guys. NUME CARTE: I'm New York's Finest, PaperbackISBN: 9780986203794PRET EDITURA: 67.99AUTOR(i): Kiki SwinsonEDITURA: KS Public..
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  • If the Creek Don't Rise, Hardcover
    ..``.masterful use of language....Weiss' novel is a great suggestion for fans of the Big Stone Gap books, by Adriana Trigiani, and Mitford series, by Jan Karon.``--Booklist, STARRED ReviewHe's gonna be sorry he ever messed with me and Loretta LynnSadie Blue has been a wife for fifteen days. That's l..
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  • If the Creek Don't Rise, Hardcover
    ..``.masterful use of language....Weiss' novel is a great suggestion for fans of the Big Stone Gap books, by Adriana Trigiani, and Mitford series, by Jan Karon.``--Booklist, STARRED ReviewHe's gonna be sorry he ever messed with me and Loretta LynnSadie Blue has been a wife for fifteen days. That's l..
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  • In the Hand of Dante, Paperback
    Now in paperback--the Tosches masterpiece--a life-or-death thriller based on the life of Dante and a thief named Nick Tosches.The masterwork of a writer long recognized as an inspired prose stylist, and now increasingly celebrated as one of America's most important writers. The hardcover edition, no..
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  • It Ends with Her, Hardcover
    An Amazon Charts bestseller.He started the game. She'll end it.FBI special agent Clarke Sinclair doesn't give up easily. She's spent years tracking serial killer Simon Cross, forced to follow his twisted clues and photographs across the country. Clarke knows that Cross selects only redheaded women a..
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  • Justify My Thug, Paperback
    The continuation of a bestselling, much loved series, bringing new drama and action. Old fans will devour this new installment and new fans will discover Wahida Clark's work for the first time. It's sexy, dangerous, and intriguing. Justify My Thug continues the scintillating drama of Wahida Clark's ..
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  • Killer Dolls, Paperback
    BEAUTIFUL MENACE (or VIRAL VIOLENCE) Half Japanese and half Jamaican, Aoki is young, beautiful, and known throughout her Brooklyn neighborhood as a menace to local authorities. On the eve of a brutal murder that hits close to home, Aoki needs her friends more than ever. Her ride-or-die besties, ..
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  • Killman Creek, Paperback
    Every time Gwen closed her eyes, she saw him in her nightmares. Now her eyes are open, and he's not going away.Gwen Proctor won the battle to save her kids from her ex-husband, serial killer Melvin Royal, and his league of psychotic accomplices. But the war isn't over. Not since Melvin broke out of ..
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