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Home sweet murder : true-crime thrillers / James Patterson.

Home sweet murder : true-crime thrillers / James Patterson.
Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a couple who were tortured and left for dead after a home invasion, and a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska.


Tom Clancy Line of sight / by Mike Maden.

Tom Clancy Line of sight /  by Mike Maden.
Twenty years ago, Dr. Cathy Ryan restored the eyesight of a young Bosnian girl who had been injured during an attack in the Balkan War. Today, her son, Jack Ryan Jr. has decided to surprise his mother by tracking down the young lady. What he finds shocks them both. The helpless child has grown into a remarkable woman. Aida Curic is a self-possessed beauty who runs a refugee agency that helps the children of her native Bosnia. Jack finds himself drawn to her, but before he can act on his feelings she's snatched off the streets of Sarajevo by kidnappers. In Jack's desperate search for Aida, he finds himself opposed by everyone from Serbian mobsters to Croatian paramilitary units. The Balkan War may have ended two decades ago, but the region still seethes with ethnic animosities. The deeper Jack plunges into this world the more he faces a disturbing truth, the scars of war fester long after the surface has healed.


Shelter in place / Nora Roberts.

Shelter in place /  Nora Roberts.
A group of survivors navigate trauma and recovery challenges in the aftermath of a mass shooting at a mall, an event that inspires a career in law enforcement, triggers devastating PTSD and gives way to an escaped killer's plot to orchestrate an event with an even higher death toll.


Trump's America : the truth about our nation's great comeback / Newt Gingrich.

Trump's America : the truth about our nation's great comeback / Newt Gingrich.
No one understands the 'Make America Great Again' effort with more insight and more experience than former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Gingrich helped President Ronald Reagan 'Make America Great Again' in 1980. He authored the Contract with America and spearheaded the 1994 Republican Revolution that brought the House of Representatives under Republican control after 40 years. He knows what it is like to fight the Washington swamp and challenge the establishment--he has done it his entire career. Now, the author of the ... bestseller Understanding Trump is back to illustrate how our nation's 45th President is leading our country's great comeback. From the fight of over the Southern Border Wall, to the Republican tax cuts, to the swamp's unending efforts to undermine and oppose the President, Trump's America lays out the truth about the Trump presidency--the truth the mainstream media won't tell you. In this book, Gingrich--who has been called the President's chief explainer--presents a clear picture of this historic presidency and the tremendous, positive impact it is having on our nation and the world. Gingrich unmasks the various branches of the anti-Trump coalition that are trying to stop America's great comeback. He reveals the flaws in their ideological assaults on the President and offers a battle plan for those in Trump's America to help the President defeat these attacks. Throughout Trump's America, Gingrich distills decades of experience fighting Washington with a lifetime of studying history to help every American understand how we can all keep working to make America great.--Dust jacket.


Meghan : a Hollywood princess / Andrew Morton.

Meghan : a Hollywood princess / Andrew Morton.
Meghan Markle, is far more than just the American actress who won Prince Harry's heart. Her parents divorced when she was six, she attended a posh Catholic school but felt like an outcast because of her biracial heritage, she struggled in Hollywood, and more. Now she is a UN ambassadors and is invested in humanitarian causes.


The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change / Stephen R. Covey.

The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change / Stephen R. Covey.
With the signature series, listeners have the opportunity to listen to Stephen Covey teach each of the 7 Habits. Each disc is filled with never-before-released material, giving listeners access to examples and insights regarding the application of the habits to today's challenges.


How to be yourself : quiet your inner critic and rise above social anxiety / Ellen Hendriksen.

How to be yourself : quiet your inner critic and rise above social anxiety / Ellen Hendriksen.
Weaving together cutting-edge science, concrete tips, and the compelling stories of real people who have risen above their social anxiety, Dr. Ellen Hendriksen takes the listener through the roots of social anxiety and why it endures, how they can rewire their brains through their behavior, and, at long last, exactly how to quiet their inner critic, the pesky voice that whispers that everyone will judge them.


See you in the cosmos / Jack Cheng.

See you in the cosmos /  Jack Cheng.
11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan, named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his golden iPod into space the way Carl Sagan (the man, not the dog) launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. From Colorado to New Mexico, Las Vegas to L.A., Alex records a journey on his iPod to show other lifeforms what life on earth, his earth, is like. But his destination keeps changing. And the funny, lost, remarkable people he meets along the way can only partially prepare him for the secrets he'll uncover ... from the truth about his long-dead dad to the fact that, for a kid with a troubled mom and a mostly not-around brother, he has way more family than he ever knew.


A reaper at the gates / Sabaa Tahir.

A reaper at the gates /  Sabaa Tahir.
Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court, but in stopping the Nightbringer. In the land between the living and the dead, Elias Veturius has given up his freedom to serve as Soul Catcher. The highly anticipated third book in Sabaa Tahir's New York Times best selling Ember Quartet.


17th suspect / James Patterson & Maxine Paetro.

17th suspect /  James Patterson & Maxine Paetro.
A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, some of them about the police department itself. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction and gets inside her head in dangerous ways. When Lindsay suffers unsettling medical symptoms, her friends and confidantes in the Women's Murder Club warn her against taking the crimes too much to heart. With lives at stake, the detective can't help but follow the case into more and more terrifying terrain. When Assistant District Attorney Yuki Castellano tries a high-profile assault, she joins Lindsay in pushing professional boundaries. As a decorated officer, loving wife, devoted mother, and loyal friend, Lindsay has an unwavering integrity that has never failed her. But every day that the elusive suspect remains at large rocks the foundation of the Women's Murder Club and sows the seeds of its destruction.--


The gray ghost / Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell.

The gray ghost /  Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell.
More than a century after Marcus Peyton was blamed for the theft of a Rolls-Royce prototype from the streets of Manchester, England, the car vanishes again, and with it, a rare object hidden inside, prompting Peyton's grandson asks Sam and Remi Fargo to prove his grandfather's innocence.


The Moscow deception / Karen Robards.

Clever, cunning and highly skilled--there's only one Bianca St. Ives and don't you dare forget it. Bianca St. Ives was recently put through the wringer, but she came out the same way she always does--the way her father trained her to--hungry for a fight. Still navigating the fallout from a shocking revelation that's left a network of assassins' crosshairs trained on her, Bianca's ready to take fate into her own hands. It's kill or be killed, and she's got her finger flush against the trigger. But as Bianca races to outmaneuver her tireless pursuers, her father loops her in on a job that might just do the trick: recover King Priam's Treasure, a collection of heavily guarded, priceless artifacts stolen by the Russians during World War II, and return it to Germany. Impossible? Maybe for some, but a high-risk heist is all in a day's work for Bianca St. Ives, especially when there's intel on the line--intel that could finally bring down the shadowy forces seeking to bury Bianca for good. Faced with threats that circle closer with every move she makes, she knows the stakes have never been higher, but when you're already living on borrowed time, you have to hustle if you want to live to see tomorrow.


Shelter in place / Nora Roberts.

Shelter in place /  Nora Roberts.
Sometimes, there is nowhere safe to hide. It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Mothers and children shopped together, and the manager at the video-game store tending to customers. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers were taken down. But for those who lived through it, the effects would last forever. In the years that followed, one would dedicate himself to a law enforcement career. Another would close herself off, trying to bury the memory of huddling in a ladies' room, hopelessly clutching her cell phone--until she finally found a way to pour her emotions into her art. But one person wasn't satisfied with the shockingly high death toll at the DownEast Mall. And as the survivors slowly heal, find shelter, and rebuild, they will discover that another conspirator is lying in wait--and this time, there might be nowhere safe to hide.


Turbulence / Stuart Woods.

Turbulence /  Stuart Woods.
Stone Barrington and several friends are vacationing in Florida when an extreme weather event puts a damper on their trip. Even worse, the hurricane-force winds blow a powerful, noxious politician straight onto Stone's doorstep. Though they part ways before long, Stone soon learns that he hasn't seen the last of his new acquaintance. It turns out that this official has some shady associates who may have destructive plans afoot, and Stone needs an entree to the inside to figure out their scheme. With the fate of nations at stake, Stone must summon all of his fearless daring to put an end to the audacious plot, but this time he may be in over his head.


The sun does shine : how I found life and freedom on death row / Anthony Ray Hinton, with Lara Love Hardin ; and a foreword by Bryan Stevenson.

The sun does shine : how I found life and freedom on death row / Anthony Ray Hinton, with Lara Love Hardin ; and a foreword by Bryan Stevenson.
In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. It was a case of mistaken identity, and Hinton believed that the truth would prove his innocence. Sentenced to death by electrocution, he spent his first three years at Holman State Prison full of despair and anger toward all those who had sent an innocent man to his death.He resolved to find a way to live on Death Row., and for the next twenty-seven years he transformed not only his own spirit, but those of his fellow inmates. After winning his release in 2015, Hinton shows how you can take away a man's freedom, but you can't take away his imagination, humor, or joy.~A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit--


Turbulence / Stuart Woods.

Turbulence /  Stuart Woods.
Stone Barrington and several friends are vacationing in Florida when an extreme weather event puts a damper on their trip. Even worse, the hurricane-force winds blow a powerful, noxious politician straight onto Stone's doorstep. Though they part ways before long, Stone soon learns that he hasn't seen the last of his new acquaintance. It turns out that this official has some shady associates who may have destructive plans afoot, and Stone needs an entře to the inside to figure out their scheme... --


To the moon and back / Karen Kingsbury.

To the moon and back /  Karen Kingsbury.
Struggling to help the smitten son of an Oklahoma City bombing victim find the daughter of another bombing victim, Ashley tries to get her skeptical husband to understand why she feels strongly compelled to get involved.


The bloody spur / Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins.

The Santa Fe Railroad wants to build a spur through Trinidad, New Mexico, linking the town to the cattle trade. Only one man stands against it - rancher George Cullen. At the request of the town council, Sheriff Caleb York rides out to the Bar-O to reason with his old friend. With murder in the wind, the whole town's in danger. To bring a killer to justice, and protect the woman he loves, Caleb York must strap down his Colt .44, enter the big game, and bet his life on the turn of a card - and the speed of his draw.


Dreams of falling / Karen White.

Dreams of falling /  Karen White.
It's been nine years since Larkin fled Georgetown, South Carolina, vowing never to go back. But when she finds out that her mother has disappeared, she knows she has no choice but to return to the place that she both loves and dreads--and to the family and friends who never stopped wishing for her to come home. Ivy, Larkin's mother, is discovered in the burned out wreckage of her family's ancestral rice plantation, badly injured and unconscious. No one knows why Ivy was there, but as Larkin digs for answers, she uncovers secrets kept for nearly 50 years. Secrets that lead back to the past, to the friendship between three girls on the brink of womanhood who swore that they would be friends forever, but who found that vow tested in heartbreaking ways.--


The Moscow deception / Karen Robards.

The Moscow deception /  Karen Robards.
Clever, cunning and highly skilled--there's only one Bianca St. Ives and don't you dare forget it. Bianca St. Ives was recently put through the wringer, but she came out the same way she always does--the way her father trained her to--hungry for a fight. Still navigating the fallout from a shocking revelation that's left a network of assassins' crosshairs trained on her, Bianca's ready to take fate into her own hands. It's kill or be killed, and she's got her finger flush against the trigger. But as Bianca races to outmaneuver her tireless pursuers, her father loops her in on a job that might just do the trick: recover King Priam's Treasure, a collection of heavily guarded, priceless artifacts stolen by the Russians during World War II, and return it to Germany. Impossible? Maybe for some, but a high-risk heist is all in a day's work for Bianca St. Ives, especially when there's intel on the line--intel that could finally bring down the shadowy forces seeking to bury Bianca for good. Faced with threats that circle closer with every move she makes, she knows the stakes have never been higher, but when you're already living on borrowed time, you have to hustle if you want to live to see tomorrow.


The temptation of forgiveness / Donna Leon.

A suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is surprised more consequentially by the appearance of a friend of his wife's, fearful that her son is using drugs and hopeful Brunetti can somehow intervene. When Tullio Gasparini, the woman's husband, is found unconscious and with a serious brain injury at the foot of a Venice bridge at midnight, Brunetti is drawn to pursue a possible connection to the boy's behavior. But the truth, as Brunetti has experienced so often, is rarely straightforward. An examination of Gasparini's home office reveals a number of strange coupons in his elderly aunt's name from a local drugstore, which over time reveal a long-running scam. As the 27th novel unfolds in Donna Leon's exquisite chronicle of Venetian life in all its blissful and sordid aspects, Brunetti is ever more impressed by the intuition of his fellow Commissario Claudia Griffoni, and by the endless resourcefulness and craftiness of Signorina Elettra, Patta's secretary and gate-keeper, and reminded of the ever-lasting virtues of his own family. His intellectual pursuits lead him to read Sophocles' play Antigone, so revealing of the unintended consequences that can erupt from bad decisions-and tempt him to consider at least personal forgiveness for a crime from the heart gone bad.


 

 

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