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Curried Away: A Spice Shop Mystery

Gail Oust

Piper Prescott, proprietor of Brandywine Creek, Georgia's Spice It Up!, has persuaded her beau, vet Doug Winters, to demonstrate Indian cuisine at her shop. But before Doug's presentation is completed, local handyman Ned Feeney bursts in with news of a murder. Sandy Granger, the director of a local production of Steel Magnolias, was found strangled in the balcony of the local opera house. When Piper's BFF, Reba Mae Johnson, becomes one of the prime suspects, Piper rushes in to defend her friend and find the culprit. Another entertaining mystery from Oust (Cinnamon Toasted, 2015).

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The Marriage Lie

Kimberly Belle

Iris and Will's marriage is as close to perfect as it can be: a large house in a nice Atlanta suburb, rewarding careers and the excitement of trying for their first baby. But on the morning Will leaves for a business trip in Orlando, Iris's happy world comes to a halt. Another plane headed for Seattle has crashed, killing everyone on board, and according to the airline, Will was one of the passengers on the plane. Why did Will lie about where he was going? What is in Seattle? And what else has he lied about? Spine-tingling suspense from Belle (The Last Breath, 2014).

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Nice Work: If You Can Get It

Celia Imrie

Somewhere on the French Riviera lies the pretty town of Bellevue-Sur-Mer. Sheltered from the glittering melee of Cannes and Monte Carlo, it is home to many an expat--including an enterprising team who plan to open a new restaurant. Snapping up a local property and throwing themselves into preparations, Theresa, Carol, William and Benjamin's plans are proceeding unnervingly well. Until Theresa encounters a mysterious intruder, and begins to wonder what secrets the building is concealing...A fun sequel to Not Quite Nice (2015).

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The Rise of Athens: The Story of the World's Greatest Civilization

Anthony Everitt

Although the history of Athens is less well-known than that of other world empires, the city-state's allure would inspire conqueror Alexander the Great, the Romans, and even America's own Founding Fathers. It's fair to say that the Athenians made the world we live in today possible. In this new work by the critically acclaimed author of The Rise of Rome (2012), Anthony Everitt explains how a tiny community of 200,000 people created one of the greatest civilizations in history.

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The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body's Least Understood Organ and What It Means To You

Sylvia Tara

"Though we furiously fight fat through dieting (to the tune of $60 billion a year in the United States alone), it's essential to our well being. It affects brain size, supports our reproductive and immune systems, and is so important to the body's self defense that fat can grow back no matter what we eat. Biochemist Sylvia Tara identifies fat as an endocrine organ and argues that knowing how it functions will go a long way toward keeping us healthy." (Library Journal)

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