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Against all things ending - Stephen R. Donaldson
Publisher: G.P. Putnams Sons
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/19/2010
ISBN-13: 9780399156786
ISBN-10: 039915678X
A sequel to The Runes of the Earth and Fatal Revenant finds a restored Thomas Covenant inadvertently unleashing an apocalyptic force that endangers the entire world, a threat that is countered by the mysterious Jeremiah.
To the end of the land - David Grossman and Jessica Cohen
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/21/2010
ISBN-13: 9780307592972
ISBN-10: 0307592979
Fleeing to Galilee in despair when her son voluntarily rejoins the Israeli army, Ora drags along estranged family friend Avram, a tortured former POW to whom she relates her experiences of motherhood against a backdrop of constant war and fear.
Driving on the rim : a novel - Thomas McGuane
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/19/2010
ISBN-13: 9781400041558
ISBN-10: 1400041554
Struggling to find meaning in a sordid and humiliating youth from which he emerged a doctor through the help of a surrogate father figure, Berl Pickett is charged with negligent homicide in the death of a former lover before finding strength in the human connections he made throughout the years. By the author of Gallatin Canyon. 50,000 first printing.
How to read the air - Dinaw Mengestu
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/14/2010
ISBN-13: 9781594487705
ISBN-10: 1594487707
The son of Ethopian immigrants decides to retrace the journey his parents took just after they moved to America, but before he was born, in order to make sense of the volatile generational and cultural ties that have forged him. By the author of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears.
Power down - Ben Coes
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/28/2010
ISBN-13: 9780312580742
ISBN-10: 0312580746
When terrorists destroy a major North American hydroelectric dam and a huge off-shore oil field, former Army ranger and Delta Dewey Andreas draws on his extensive background to foil the efforts of a corrupt agent to trigger a second set of attacks. A first novel. 150,000 first printing.
On the line : a Bill Smith/Lydia Chin novel - S. J. Rozan
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/28/2010
ISBN-13: 9780312544492
ISBN-10: 0312544499
Receiving a sinister phone call informing him that his sometime partner, Lydia Chin, has been abducted, private investigator Bill Smith is forced to participate in a psychologically brutal cat-and-mouse game during which he is framed for a murder. By the Edgar Award-winning author of The Shanghai Moon.
A Hellion in Her Bed - Sabrina Jeffries
Publisher: Pocket Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/21/2010
ISBN-13: 9781439167540
ISBN-10: 1439167540
Notorious gambler Lord Jarret Sharpe loses more than just his heart when he plays a high-stakes card game with the irresistible Annabel Lake who needs his help in saving her family's failing brewery. Original. 500,000 first printing.
Busy body : an Agatha Raisin mystery - M. C. Beaton
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/12/2010
ISBN-13: 9780312387013
ISBN-10: 0312387016
When a Scrooge-like officer with the Health and Safety Board spoils the Costwolds holiday festivities by trumping up reasons to ban town decorations and May Dimwoody’s hand-made toys, Agatha Raisin is called on to investigate the officer’s subsequent murder. By the best-selling author of There Goes the Bride.
Hypothermia : A Thriller - 1961- Arnaldur Indriðason and Victoria Cribb
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/14/2010
ISBN-13: 9780312569914
ISBN-10: 0312569912
Unofficially investigating a suspicious suicide, Inspector Erlendur becomes increasingly unsettled by the unsolved cases of two young people who went missing decades earlier under circumstances tied to his own past. By the CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning author of Arctic Chill.
The Fort : A Novel of the Revolutionary War - Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harpercollins
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/28/2010
ISBN-13: 9780061969638
ISBN-10: 006196963X
A historical novel is based on the Penobscot Expedition of the American Revolution, during which colonial ships and infantry were decimated by a small Scottish force, a battle that propelled the career of 18-year-old Scottish lieutenant John Moore and led to an unsuccessful court-martial for Paul Revere. By the best-selling author of Agincourt 200,000 first printing.
Gentleman captain - J. D. Davies
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/13/2010
ISBN-13: 9780547382616
ISBN-10: 0547382618
After his first voyage as captain ended in disaster, Matthew Quinton is determined to complete his second mission with all his men intact; but, with a few exceptions, the crew of the Jupiter is all but friendly, and after he learns that the ship's previous captain may have been murdered, Captain Quinton begins to fear for his life.
The outlaws : A Presidential Agent Novel - W. E. B. Griffin and William E. (William Edmund) Butterworth
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 12/28/2010
ISBN-13: 9780399156830
ISBN-10: 0399156836
Untitled - Sister Souljah
Publisher: Pocket Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/02/2010
ISBN-13: 9781439165355
ISBN-10: 1439165351
Side jobs : stories from the Dresden files - Jim Butcher
Publisher: Roc/New American Library
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/26/2010
ISBN-13: 9780451463654
ISBN-10: 045146365X
What the Night Knows - Dean R. Koontz
Publisher: Random House Inc
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 12/28/2010
ISBN-13: 9780553807721
ISBN-10: 0553807722
Coming back - Marcia Muller
Publisher: Grand Central Pub.
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/28/2010
ISBN-13: 9780446581066
ISBN-10: 0446581062
As she tries to recover from a debilitating injury, Sharon McCone seeks to discover the truth behind the disappearance of one of the friends she made at physical therapy, a missing-persons case that could have a powerful effect on national security. By the acclaimed author of Locked In.
Knot Gneiss - Piers Anthony
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/12/2010
ISBN-13: 9780765323521
ISBN-10: 0765323524
Wendy Woodwife must cull together a cadre of companions in order to go on a quest to help Good Magician Humphrey, so that he, in turn, can aid her in finding her adventure-seeking husband, Prince Charming. By the author of Two to the Fifth.
The Judas Gate - Jack Higgins
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/04/2011
ISBN-13: 9780399156847
ISBN-10: 0399156844
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