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The strange library

by Murakami, Haruki, 1949- author.

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9780385354318

In a fantastical illustrated short novel, three people imprisoned in a nightmarish library plot their escape....

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Cattle Kate : a novel

by Bommersbach, Jana.

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9781464203022

Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it 'range land justice' when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. ...

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Backyard

by Draper, Norman, author.

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9781617733055

When a local supplier announces its sponsorship of a garden contest, determined couple George and Nan Fremont resolve to turn their backyard into a suburban paradise to win first prize against the formidable forces of their community's gardening elite....

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The barefoot queen : a novel

by Falcones de Sierra, Ildefonso, 1959-

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9780804139496

Facing homelessness after the death of her master, Cuban former slave Caridad becomes a freedom fighter at the side of rebellious gypsy Milagros Carmona, with whom she confronts increasingly hostile elements in mid-eighteenth-century Madrid....

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Africa39 : new writing from Africa south of the Sahara

by Anonymous

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9781620407790

The Hay Festival brings its 39 Project to Port Harcourt, Nigeria, to identify the most promising writing talents under the age of 40 from Sub-Saharan Africa and its diaspora. From the list of 39 writers chosen by the judges, editor Allfrey has selected st...

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Suspended sentences : three novellas

by Modiano, Patrick, 1945- author.

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9780300198058

"Although originally published separately, Modiano's three novellas form a single ... whole, haunted by the same gauzy sense of place and characters. Modiano draws on his own experiences, blended with the real or invented stories of others, to present a d...

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Best new horror. Volume 25

by Anonymous

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9781628738186

Best and grisliest short stories of today. For twenty-five years this series has been published in the United Kingdom as The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and now comes to the US to delight and terrify thriller enthusiasts. This has been the world's le...

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The final recollections of Charles Dickens : a novel

by Hauser, Thomas, author.

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9781619024281

"England, 1870: His health failing, his most important work all but done, Charles Dickens is readying himself for the final bed. But there is still one more story that he must tell. As a young journalist just getting his start, Dickens encountered a story...

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The Jonah watch : a true life ghost story in the form of a novel

by Cady, Jack, 1932-2004, author.

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9781630230029

Supposedly a true story framed in the format of a novel, The Jonah Watch is based on Jack Cady's experiences while serving on a Coast Guard cutter off the coast of Maine. Trapped on an icebound cutter, the crew of the Adrian are haunted by apparitions, an...

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All my puny sorrows

by Toews, Miriam, 1964- author.

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9781940450278

Elfrieda, a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, happily married: she wants to die. Yolandi, divorced, broke, sleeping with the wrong men as she tries to find true love: she desperately wants to keep her older sister alive. But Elf's latest suicide...

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Dreaming on daisies : a novel

by Ferrell, Miralee, 1953-

Date: 2014

ISBN: 9780781408103

"Fiery redhead Leah Carlson will do whatever it takes to save her family ranch. Somehow, she must cover her father's debts, brought on by his drinking-- even if it means asking handsome banker Steven Harding for a loan. When he must decline, Steven vows t...

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