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Black-Eyed Susans

Julia Heaberlin

As a sixteen-year-old, Tessa Cartwright was found in a Texas field, barely alive amid a scattering of bones. Ever since, the press has pursued her as the lone surviving "Black-Eyed Susan", the nickname given the murder victims because of the yellow carpet of wildflowers that flourished above their shared grave. The man who committed the crimes is on death row. Then Tessa awakens one cold February morning to discover a freshly planted patch of black-eyed susans just outside her bedroom window. Did Tessa help convict an innocent man? Is the killer still out there? A spooky thriller from the author of Lie Still (2013).

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The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life

Janice Kaplan

A New Year's resolution was the beginning of this book about how a positive, thankful attitude can bring about changes in your own life and the lives of others. Kaplan began her mission with her husband and found even the smallest appreciation could go a long way. She extends it to family, friends and colleagues while researching the physical and emotional advantages of staying positive. Her breezy anecdotes mixed with advice from health experts, spiritual gurus, and accomplished business professionals show that while you can't change what happens you can change your reaction for a healthier result.

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Historic Restaurants of Cincinnati: The Queen City's Tasty History

Dann Woellert

The author of The Authentic History of Cincinnati Chili takes on the culinary institutions near and dear to Queen City taste buds. Can you name three eateries that have been feeding hungry Cincinnatians for over a decade? What now-closed establishment holds the record for the longest running period of 5-star dining awards? Did your parents get engaged in a place featured here? How about you? Follow the breadcrumbs down this nostalgic trail, but don't be surprised if you find yourself making reservations for dinner.

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Hostage Taker

Stefanie Pintoff

Just as New York's Christmas season gets underway, a man barricades himself inside St. Patrick's Cathedral with a number of hostages in Pintoff's (Secret of the White Rose, 2011) thrilling latest. FBI Agent Eve Rossi is brought in to negotiate, along with her team of ex-convicts. The hostage taker demands five witnesses: ordinary people with some hidden connection. As Eve manages the tense situation, she knows she is up against a rapidly ticking clock. But the dangerous man calling the shots has a timetable of his own--and a searing question for his targets: What are you guilty of? A deliciously addictive tale.

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The Race for Paris

Meg Waite Clayton

Normandy, 1944. To cover the fighting in France, Jane, a reporter, and Liv, a photographer, have endured enormous danger and frustrating obstacles. Encouraged by her husband, Liv is determined to be the first photographer to reach Paris with the Allies. To fulfill her ambitions, Liv must go AWOL. She persuades Jane to join her, and the two women find a guardian angel in Fletcher, a British military photographer who reluctantly agrees to escort them. As they race for Paris across the perilous French countryside, they form an indelible bond that will reverberate long after the war is over. An absorbing, atmospheric saga from the author of The Wednesday Daughters (2013).

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