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Devlin Pool

Author : Ken F Stewart
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Devlin Pool is the story of a murder in the Geraldton/Greenough region of Western Australia and the ensuing police investigation. Set against this contemporary crime are the nineteenth-century murders of sailors who had been involved in a robbery at sea and the massacre of Aboriginals in the area. Barney Merrick and Zep Marcon, two Geraldton detectives, encounter a bikie feud and Aboriginal rights issues as they try to solve the killing, during the period of the frenzy of a local football Grand Final.

KADAKAS IV

Author : Steven Warr
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Project Icarus is established to colonize mankind throughout the universe by means of a technological breakthrough-a matter transfer technique developed through Russian and U.S. cooperation. But the instruments must be transported to new planets by conventional means. Kadakas IV, a planet in the Alpha Centauri system, is chosen as the destination for the first transport ship. Commander Scott Armstrong and his fifteen-person crew have one mission-to survive for six months on Kadakas IV. Because of the risk of some unknown infection spreading to Earth, there will be no rescue in the highly likely event of bacterial contamination. Once on Kadakas IV, the crew begins to establish teleportation stations all over the planet with the aid of helicopters and ground vehicles. They also make contact with a large flying predator and a much larger but benign creature. But a strange illness befalls most of the crew. The ailment causes the crew members to slowly starve; even the thought of food sends them into violent, agonized vomiting. As they get closer to an abnormally hot spot on the surface of the planet, the disease gets worse. Will the crew survive to complete their mission, or will they succumb to the unexplainable illness?

Mad About Max

Author : Penny McCusker
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The Sara Lewis Betting Pool Is Officially Open! And everyone in Erskine, Montana, has been gambling on where and when the next "incident" will take place. Sara can't seem to help the fact that every time she gets near her neighbor, rancher Max Devlin, she inevitably winds up causing some sort of chaos. But enough is enough. She's been in love with Max for six years now, and it may just be time for her to move on. Easier said than done. Single dad Max also has an eight-year-old son, Joey, whom she loves as if he were her own. Together the three of them would make the perfect family—if only Max could see her as more than the sweet, perennially klutzy girl next door….

His Dark Magic

Author : Pat Esden
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Its power is legendary. It can fulfill every impossible magical desire. But for one young witch seeking redemption, the Northern Circle coven will challenge her skills—and her heart—beyond measure. One tragic impulsive mistake made Chloe Winslow an outcast to her influential magic family. As a medical student, she wants to combine science with sorcery to heal those she hurt and right her wrongs. But brilliant, charismatic Devlin Marsh re-routes her plans with a once-in-eternity offer: membership in the exclusive Northern Circle, a mysterious Vermont coven known for pushing the limits. Enthralled by Devlin and their mesmerizing mutual attraction, Chloe makes a dangerous sacrifice to help the Circle’s high priestess awaken Merlin himself—and learn his timeless cures. But a foreshadowing soon causes Chloe to doubt the Circle's real motives, as well as Devlin’s . . . Now Merlin's demonic shade is loose in the human world, while Chloe and Devlin's uneasy alliance will pit them against ancient enemies, malevolent illusions, and shattering betrayal. And with the fate of two realms in the balance, Chloe must risk her untried power against a force she can't defeat—and a passion that could destroy her. Praise for Pat Esden and her Dark Heart Novels “Esden creates a world of incredible atmosphere.” —RT Book Reviews “This is a fantastic book. Pat Esden is extremely skilled at creating a tense atmosphere and spooky setting. I’d recommend this book to anyone who likes a good story with suspense, romance, and a super cool world.” —Pintip Dunn, New York Times bestselling author, on A Hold on Me “It's a unique paranormal twist on the gothic novel, complete with old family secrets, bloody dilemmas, steamy guy with hidden truths, all set in an vast manor built along the foggy shores of Maine. For anyone in love with Daphne du Maurier. Or if you're just tired of the same old paranormal fodder out there, this one is a nice and refreshing read.” —Rachel A. Marks on A Hold on Me

Batavia Shores

Author : Ken F Stewart
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Pretty Ballerina

Author : John Wessel
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Many years after her brother disappears and the rest of her family is slain in a case left unsolved, a former porn actress begins receiving threatening letters from a stranger and calls on private eye and ex-convict Harding to help her. 60,000 first printing. Tour.

Near Canaan

Author : Liese O'Halloran Schwarz
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‘Intelligent, thoughtful, resourceful’ WASHINGTON POST Filmmaking student Buddy Whyte never visited his mother’s hometown while she was alive. But in the wake of her tragic death, he can no longer resist the lure of Naples, Virginia. He packs up his car and drives south from New York City with his camera. He means to make a short film about the town – and perhaps learn why Beth Whyte left it, and why she never went back. Many people in the close-knit community are devastated to learn of the death of Buddy’s mother –not least two brothers, Jack and Gil, who knew her best. Although they live and work side by side, a dark secret divides them, and they have not spoken to one another in years. Through his camera lens, Buddy captures an unexpected story, including glimpses of his mother that challenge everything he thought he knew. But in a small town where even disparate voices agree that the past is best kept hidden from outsiders, will he actually learn the truth? Near Canaan is an intricate and multi-layered novel of secrets and memory which explores the far-reaching, inescapable effects of the past.

Mr Monk Gets Even

Author : Lee Goldberg
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An all-new original mystery starring Adrian Monk, the brilliant investigator who always knows when something’s out of place.... It may be a foggy San Francisco summer, but for Adrian Monk the future is looking bright. Natalie is off working as a cop in Summit, his brother Ambrose and Yuki are a week away from their wedding, Monk has a new assistant—Natalie’s daughter Julie—and even a girlfriend, Ellen Morse. All this change doesn’t keep Monk from work, though. He’s investigating a string of accidental deaths and suicides that he quickly determines are actually murders. But when the man Monk pegs for the murder is killed, Monk is forced to face the fact that, for the first time, he might actually be wrong. Have stability, domesticity, and happiness robbed Monk of his special skills? Has Monk lost his mojo? Meanwhile, Monk’s imprisoned arch nemesis, the morbidly obese criminal mastermind Dale the Whale, is being transferred from prison to San Francisco General Hospital for an operation. But when Dale escapes and all signs point to Captain Stottlemeyer as his accomplice, Monk will have to reboot his detective skills to clear the captain’s name—and prove that he’s still the one and only Monk.

Me Myself Milly

Author : Penelope Bush
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Milly's had enough of living in her twin's shadow What happened to Milly last summer? She can't talk about it. Instead, she's writing in her journal. About growing up in the shadow of her twin sister Lily. About the American boy who's moved in upstairs. (There's something he's not telling either.) Milly can't keep her secret forever - can she?

The Girl From Summer Hill

Author : Jude Deveraux
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The Girl From Summer Hill is a dazzling novel from New York Times bestselling author Jude Deveraux, set in Summer Hill, a small town where love takes center stage against the backdrop of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Enter Elizabeth Bennet. Chef Casey Reddick has had it up to here with men. Arriving in the charming town of Summer Hill, Virginia, peace and quiet on the picturesque Tattwell plantation is just what she needs. But the tranquillity is broken one morning when she sees a gorgeous naked man on her porch. Enter Mr. Darcy. What Tate Landers, Hollywood heartthrob and owner of Tattwell, doesn't need on a bittersweet trip to his ancestral home is a woman spying on him. His anger, which looks so good on the screen, makes a bad first impression on Casey - and she lets him know it. The plot thickens. Sparks fly when Casey is recruited to play Elizabeth Bennet opposite Tate's Mr. Darcy in a stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. As they spar on and off stage, Casey begins to think she's been too quick to judge. But then Tate's handsome ex-brother-in-law, Devlin Haines, who is playing Wickham, tells Casey some horrifying stories about the man she's falling for. Casey needs to figure out who to believe. Is the intense, undeniable chemistry between her and Tate real, or is this just a performance that ends when the curtain falls? Jude Deveraux. Love stories to enchant you. For more gorgeous romance, don't miss the Nantucket Brides trilogy: True Love, For All Time and Ever After.