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  • Cat Got Your Diamonds: A Kitty Couture Mystery
    Views : 126
    Pages : 336

    by: Julie Chase

    Publisher: pCrooked Lane Books

    Book Description

    Returning to New Orleans signally fails to make life easier for the owner of a pet boutique accused of killing a man she’s never met.

    Lacy Crocker’s dad is old money, and her mom is new money. But she’s pretty much no money and so mu ... more

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    2016-11-08

    ISBN-10: 1629538426

    ISBN-13: 9781629538426

    Language: English

  • When She's Gone: A Thriller
    Views : 472
    Pages : 304

    by: Jane Palmer

    Publisher: pCrooked Lane Books

    Book Description

    Is the mysterious past of a wealthy family’s bodyguard behind the kidnapping of their teenage daughter?

    Bodyguard Ara Zuyev brooks no interference in running the security team for the Boone family. Employees follow her directions, no qu ... more

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    2016-11-08

    ISBN-10: 1629537748

    ISBN-13: 9781629537740

    Language: English

  • Swing Time
    Views : 232
    Pages : 464

    by: Zadie Smith

    Publisher: pPenguin Press

    Book Description

    A keen, controlled novel about dance and blackness steps onto a stage of cultural land mines.

    Smith, who wowed the world at 24 with her debut novel, White Teeth (2000), once again crafts quicksilver fiction around intense friendshi ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1594203989

    ISBN-13: 9781594203985

    Language: English

  • The Gun Room
    Views : 174
    Pages : 224

    by: Georgina Harding

    Publisher: pBloomsbury USA

    Book Description

    A photographer questions his craft and himself.

    A shroud of war looms over Harding’s (Painter of Silence, 2012, etc.) fourth novel like a impenetrable fog. More lengthy novella than novel, it’s told in a gracefully quiet tone re ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1632864363

    ISBN-13: 9781632864369

    Language: English

  • Desolation Flats: A Mystery (An Art Oveson Mystery)
    Views : 245
    Pages : 384

    by: Andrew Hunt

    Publisher: pMinotaur Books

    Book Description

    A Mormon police officer’s beliefs about good and evil are tested when the murder of a race car driver appears related to the rising Nazi party.

    While Arthur "Art" Oveson (A Killing In Zion, 2015, etc.) is keeping time for his cous ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1250064619

    ISBN-13: 9781250064615

    Language: English

  • The Expense of a View (Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction)
    Views : 452
    Pages : 196

    by: Polly Buckingham

    Publisher: pUniversity of North Texas Press

    Book Description

    Buckingham’s 14 stories about loss, abandonment, and loneliness won the 2016 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction.

    Wherever they live, from St. Petersburg, Florida, to Seattle to rural Oregon, the characters here are damaged good ... more

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    2016-11-28

    ISBN-10: 1574416472

    ISBN-13: 9781574416473

    Language: English

  • Please Do Not Disturb
    Views : 7
    Pages : 304

    by: Robert Glancy

    Publisher: pBloomsbury USA

    Book Description

    In colonial Africa, everyone has their reasons.

    Glancy’s (Terms and Conditions, 2014) panoramic portrait of the small African country of Bwalo works a sneaky charm as its political-thriller plot clicks together with the inevitabil ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1632864304

    ISBN-13: 9781632864307

    Language: English