How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
by Hamid, Mohsin, 1971-
From impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon, our nameless hero amasses an empire built on that most fluid, and increasingly scarce, of goods: water. Yet his heart remains set on something else: the pretty girl whose star rises along with his, their pa...View in our Catalog
Peril on Providence Island
by Hedgcock, C. R.
The Bakers are full of excitement as they head to the English countryside to celebrate their Grandfather's 80th birthday. When a neighbor with Alzheimer's disease tells them a story of treasure lost on the high seas, the Bakers are sure she has confused r...View in our Catalog
The ambassador's daughter
by Jenoff, Pam.
"Paris, 1919. The world's leaders have gathered to rebuild from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly. Brought to the peace conference by her father,...View in our Catalog
Accidentally dead, again
by Cassidy, Dakota.
"After a wild work-sponsored Halloween party, entomologist Sam McLean wakes up with a spotty memory-and a pointy set of fangs. Sam's one-night stand wasn't just dressed as a vampire; she had the bite to match. Somehow, Sam's unconscious body ends up at th...View in our Catalog
by Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
In 20th century Princeton, New Jersey, a powerful curse, which besets the wealthiest of families, causes the disappearance of a young bride, and when her brother sets out to find her, he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people, including Grov...View in our Catalog
Abdication : a novel
by Nicolson, Juliet.
In a tale set against a backdrop of pre-World War II turbulence in England and Edward VIII's scandalous affair, a fatherless chauffeur shares an undeclared love with a complex Oxford undergraduate, a housekeeper hides her Nazi sympathies and a woman strug...View in our Catalog
The miracle life of Edgar Mint : a novel
by Udall, Brady.
"Chronicles the hopes and heartbreaks of Edgar Presley Mint. The trials of Edgar, half Apache and mostly orphaned, begin on an Arizona reservation at the age of seven, when the mailman's jeep accidentally runs over his head." -- Jacket....View in our Catalog
Fire in the hole : stories
by Leonard, Elmore, 1925-
In the title story, the basis for the hit FX series "Justified," U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens meets up with an old friend, but they're now on different sides of the law. Federal marshal Karen Sisco, from "Out of Sight," returns in "Karen Makes Out," once ag...View in our Catalog
The list : a novel
by Tanabe, Karin.
A debut novel about a young journalist at D.C.'s hottest and most cut-throat political rag who uncovers a scandal sure to turn the Beltway inside out....View in our Catalog
by Dooley, Lena Nelson.
When her mother dies, Mary Lenora must grow up quickly to take care of her brothers and sisters. Can love help her to shoulder the burden?...View in our Catalog
by Dean, Michael, 1949-
This novel presents a rollicking picture of 18th century London life in that colourful period. Hogarth's epoch-defining paintings and engravings are renowned. He was London's painter par excellence, and supplies the most enduring vision of the eighteenth ...View in our Catalog
by Keane, Mary Beth.
"On the eve of the twentieth century, Mary Mallon emigrated from Ireland at age fifteen to make her way in New York City. Brave, headstrong, and dreaming of being a cook, she fought to climb up from the lowest rung of the domestic-service ladder. Canny an...View in our Catalog
Fatherless : a novel
by Dobson, James C., 1936-
The year is 2042, and a long-predicted tipping point has arrived: the feeble old now outnumber the vigorous young, which intensifies a battle between competing cultural agendas....View in our Catalog
In between days
by Porter, Andrew, 1972-
From a commanding new voice in fiction comes a novel as perceptive as it is generous: a portrait of an American family trying to cope in our world today, a story of choices and doubts and transgressions. The Hardings are teetering on the brink. Elson -- o...View in our Catalog
Before I go to sleep : a novel
by Watson, S. J. (Steven J.)
An amnesiac attempts to reconstruct her past by keeping a journal and discovers the dangerous inconsistencies in the stories of her husband and her secret doctor....View in our Catalog
by Child, Lee.
Jack Reacher is back, dragged into what looks like a series of grisly serial murders by a team of FBI profilers who aren't totally sure he's not the killer they're looking for, but believe that even if he isn't, he's smart enough to help them find the rea...View in our Catalog
by Nicholson, William.
"Summer, 1942. Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry. Both men go off to war, and Ed win...View in our Catalog
by Ziegler, W. R.
Jack and Sally's wedding was interrupted by a Nazi plot, which resulted in Jack being shot and close to death. The Deadly Children continues with Jack and Sally Stevens (Code named the Children) continuing to live in a world of spies, intrigue, murder and...View in our Catalog
by Ziegler, W. R.
First Sergeant Steve Jackson USMC lands in Argentina as a man without a country and is quickly drawn into the intrigue and danger that is Argentina in 1939. Forced to leave the U.S., he lands near the southern tip of South America at Rio Gallegos, Argenti...View in our Catalog