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After the Storm: A Kate Burkholder Novel
When a tornado tears through Painters Mill, Ohio and unearths human remains, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder finds herself tasked with the responsibility of identifying the bones--and notifying the family. Evidence quickly emerges that the death was no accident and Kate finds herself plunged into a thirty-year-old case that takes her deep into the Amish community to which she once belonged. Under siege from an unknown assailant--and her own personal demons--Kate digs deep into the case only to discover proof of an unimaginable atrocity, a plethora of family secrets and the lengths to which people will go to protect their own. A fine mystery from the author of The Dead Will Tell (2014).
Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War
On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, the United States dropped a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, a small port city on Japan’s southernmost island. An estimated 74,000 people died within the first five months, and another 75,000 were injured. Published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the bombing, author Susan Southard takes readers from the morning of the bombing to the city today, sharing the firsthand experiences of five "bomb-affected people" (called hibakusha in Japanese), all of whom were teenagers at the time.
Signal: A Sam Dryden Novel
Ex-Special Forces operative Sam Dryden returns in Lee's high-octane sequel to Runner (2014). FBI Agent Marnie Calvert needs Dryden's help. A crime committed in the Mojave Desert leads her to him. The crime is linked to a mysterious agency with a powerful new technology at their fingertips. This technology allows them to affect events before they even happen. How they are planning to use it, however, will result in the death of millions. To defeat them, Dryden will need to do more than think fast--he'll need to think around corners, and face down an enemy that can seize on his mistakes before he even makes them. This thrill ride will leave you breathless.
Twice in a Lifetime
Clara Sinclair has learned to live one lonely day at a time. It was the only way she managed to survive her husband's death in World War II and raise their young son alone. A string of bad luck has her near her breaking point. Then race car driver Drake McCoy breezes into town. One night in the quiet rural town of Sunset, Missouri is all he needs to win a big score and be on his way...until he meets Clara. Drawn in by her quiet strength and beauty, Drake is tempted to stay. But a vicious and unseen enemy is closing in fast, throwing Drake and Clara's fragile future into a dangerous tailspin. Can their love survive? A sweet romance from the author of Take Me Home (2014).
Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League
At age four, Padilla Peralta came to the United States legally with his family, but after his father returned to the Dominican Republic when their visas expired, his mother stayed to provide better opportunities for her sons. They ended up in a homeless shelter, where a volunteer arranged for him to attend Manhattan’s prestigious Collegiate School. From there he went on to Princeton, where he bravely made the decision to come out as an undocumented student a few months prior to giving his salutatorian commencement address. Undocumented is "an impassioned and honest memoir," writes Kirkus Reviews.
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