New Arrivals · All Fiction

September 23, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


September 22, 2014
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
New York : Little, Brown & Company, 2014.
401, 11 pages ; 25 cm.
"A Detective Michael Bennett thriller"--Jacket.
At last, Detective Michael Bennett and his family are coming home to New York City. Thanks to Bennett, the ruthless crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good. Back in the city that never sleeps, Bennett takes over a chaotic Outreach Squad in Harlem, where he receives an unusual call: a man claims to have seen a group of well-dressed men holding a bizarre party in a condemend building. With no clear crime or evidence, Bennett dismisses the report. But when a charred body is found in that very same building, he is forced to take the demented caller seriously--and is drawn into an underground criminal world of terrifying depravity.

The perfect witness

September 22, 2014
Johansen, Iris, author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
342 pages ; 25 cm
"She had the perfect life. She had the perfect cover. She was the perfect witness. Until they found her. From the blockbuster bestselling author of the Eve Duncan novels comes a new, stand alone thriller about a woman with a photographic memory who has lived her life in the Witness Protection Program. What she once saw put her entire family in jeopardy and now, years later, her cover is blown. She's on the run, and the lives of those she holds dear hang in the balance. As only Iris Johansen can do, the pages turn themselves and you won't see the twists coming."-- Provided by publisher.

Dead in the water

September 22, 2014
Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2014.
188 pages ; 22 cm.
After America is drawn into World War II, Hank McCallum finds himself on the USS Yorktown, an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, separated from his brother Theo, in constant danger from torpedoes, and just learning about the prejudice and segregation that plague his new friend from Tonga Bradford.

Famous last words

September 22, 2014
Alender, Katie, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic Press, 2014.
312 pages ; 22 cm
High-schooler Willa has just moved to California with her mother and film director stepfather, and she will be attending a private school--but her real problem is that she keeps seeing things that are not really there, like a dead body in the swimming pool, and her visions may be connected to a serial killer that is stalking young girls in Hollywood.

Consumed : a novel

September 22, 2014
Cronenberg, David, 1943-, author.
New York : Scribner, 2014.
308 pages ; 24 cm

I called him Necktie

September 22, 2014
Flašar, Milena Michiko, 1980- author.
128 pages ; 21 cm
"Twenty-year-old Taguchi Hiro has spent the last two years of his life living as a hikikomori--a shut-in who never leaves his room and has no human interaction--in his parents' home in Tokyo. As Hiro tentatively decides to reenter the world, he spends his days observing life around him from a park bench. Gradually he makes friends with Ohara Tetsu, a middle-aged salaryman who has lost his job but can't bring himself to tell his wife, and shows up every day in a suit and tie to pass the time on a nearby bench. As Hiro and Tetsu cautiously open up to each other, they discover in their sadness a common bond. Regrets and disappointments, as well as hopes and dreams, come to the surface until both find the strength to somehow give a new start to their lives."--From publisher's web site.

The last breath

September 22, 2014
Belle, Kimberly.
Don Mills, Ontario : Harlequin MIRA, 2014.
370 p. ; 21 cm.
Includes reader's guide.
Humanitarian aid worker Gia Andrews chases disasters around the globe for a living. It's the perfect lifestyle to keep her far away from her own personal ground zero. Sixteen years ago, Gia's father was imprisoned for brutally killing her stepmother. Now he's come home to die of cancer, and she's responsible for his care--and coming to terms with his guilt.

The lightkeeper's wife : a novel

September 22, 2014
Johnson, Sarah Anne.
Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks Landmark, 2014.
298 p. : 21 cm.
Hannah Snow shouldn't be in the water, saving shipwrecked sailors. Her husband would be furious—it's his job to tend to the lighthouse at Dangerfield, to warn the ships off the rocks. Sailors know that the Dangerfield coastline is treacherous, but the waves constantly pull them down into the deep anyway. But when the ship Cynthia Rose runs aground, John is away buying supplies, and Hannah rushes out into the storm. She can only fish one sailor out of the icy water—weatherworn, half-drunk Billy. When Hannah gets word that John will not return home to her, she sinks into grief so deep that she feels she may never surface again. With Billy's help, she continues to man the lighthouse, keeping the lamps blazing even during her darkest hours. But Billy is not all that he seems. And Hannah starts to doubt whether anything she knew about this strange man—or herself—is true.

Sinking suspicions

September 22, 2014
Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952- author.
Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2014.
211 pages ; 22 cm.
"A Sadie Walela mystery"--Cover.
"This third book in the Sadie Walela mystery series includes a diverse cast of characters weaving together a story of murder, thievery, and the toll of war on the human spirit. In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"-- Provided by publisher.

The story keeper

September 22, 2014
Wingate, Lisa. author.
Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2014.
x, 438 pages ; 22 cm
Successful New York editor Jen Gibbs is at the top of her game with her new position at Vida House Publishing--until a mysterious manuscript from an old slush pile appears on her desk. Turning the pages, Jen finds herself drawn into the life of Sarra, a mixed-race Melungeon girl trapped by dangerous men in turn-of-the-century Appalachia. A risky hunch may lead to The Story Keeper's hidden origins and its unknown author, but when the trail turns toward the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a place Jen thought she'd left behind forever, the price of a blockbuster book deal may be higher than she's willing to pay.

Wallflowers : stories

September 22, 2014
Robertson, Eliza, author.
New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2014.
295 pages ; 22 cm
Short stories.
"In the opening story of Wallflowers, a girl is cat-sitting for her neighbor, sleeping in the neighbor's house. It's nearly identical to her mother's nearby--in the Copper Waters subdivision, they all are--but she likes it here, eating boiled eggs and watching TV, feeling out her freedom as heavy rains fall. And then a nearby dike fails. And the girl may be the only one left in Copper Waters. In "We walked on water", a brother and sister train together for a race that will ultimately separate them forever. In "L'Etranger", a girl abroad in Marseille reconsiders her unendearing roommate after an intimate confrontation"-- Provided by publisher.

When we fall

September 22, 2014
Liebert, Emily.
New York, New York : New American Library, [2014]
ix, 290 pages ; 22 cm
Ready for a fresh start, Allison Parker moves back to her hometown in the suburbs of New York. While she’d once savored the dynamic pace of city life, sadly, it lost its allure after her husband’s untimely death. Now, ready to focus on her art career accompanied by her ten-year-old son, Logan, Allison doesn’t anticipate that her past will resurface. When the wife of her husband’s best friend from summer camp takes her under her wing, things begin to spin out of control. At one time, Charlotte Crane thought she had it all—a devoted husband, a beautiful little girl, and enough financial security to never have to worry. But behind her “perfect” facade lie a strained marriage and a fractured relationship with her sister. When “new girl” Allison arrives in Wincourt, Charlotte welcomes the chance to build a friendship. Before long, Charlotte begins to see her life through Allison’s eyes, and the cracks in her seemingly flawless existence become impossible to ignore. As Allison heals from the loss of her husband—even wondering if she might be ready to date again—Charlotte feels more distant from her loved ones than ever before. The emerging friendship between the two women appears to be just the antidote both of them so desperately need...until everything falls apart.

Palace of darkness : a novel of Petra

September 22, 2014
Higley, T. L.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, 2014.
362 pages ; 22 cm
"Cassia, a destitute young widow, seeks refuge for herself and her young son, Alexander, in Petra, the home of his late father's estranged family. The capital of the flourishing Arabian empire, a city carved in rock and still free of Roman control, Petra is hidden away among towering sandstone cliffs. Cassia hopes to secure a future here with Alexander's relatives and enjoy the family life she's never known.But Alexander's father was not the man Cassia thought. He kept a great secret from her; a secret that leads an evil queen to steal Alexander from his mother and plan his destruction. As the plot against her son unfolds, Cassia finds unexpected allies in her new friend, Julian, and the mysterious followers of The Way. These strangers sacrifice everything to help Cassia rescue her son from the dark palace and the pagan queen. And they offer Cassia the love and security of a family, asking for nothing in return. With Roman soldiers poised to invade the city, Cassia learns that it will take more than her new friends to save her son's life. It will take a strength and a power beyond any Cassia has ever known; if she is willing to surrender and trust in the One True God"-- Provided by publisher.

Odysseus : the oath

September 22, 2014
Manfredi, Valerio, author.
372 pages ; 24 cm
"First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Macmillian"--Title page verso.
"Book one"--Jacket.
"The first book in an epic new series following the life and adventures of Odysseus, Valerio Massimo Manfredi's masterful new novel renders the extraordinary world of ancient Greece in his own unique way"-- Provided by publisher.

The bloodbound

September 22, 2014
Lindsey, Erin.
New York : Ace Books, 2014.
359 p. ; 18 cm.
"First in a new series"--Cover.
"A cunning and impetuous scout, Alix only wishes to serve quietly on the edges of the action. But when the king is betrayed by his own brother and left to die at the hands of attacking Oridian forces, she winds up single-handedly saving her sovereign. Suddenly, she is head of the king's personal guard, an honor made all the more dubious by the king's exile from his own court. Surrounded by enemies, Alix must help him reclaim his crown, all the while attempting to repel the relentless tide of invaders led by the Priest, most feared of Oridia's lords. But while Alix's king commands her duty, both he and a fellow scout lay claim to her heart. And when the time comes, she may need to choose between the two men who need her most."--from cover, page [4].

Hope burns

September 22, 2014
Burton, Jaci.
New York : Jove Books, 2014.
292 pages ; 17 cm.
"Molly Burnett dreads returning to her hometown of Hope for her sister's wedding, especially knowing she'll have to endure a weekend with the one man she never wants to see again. It's only a couple of days, so Molly will try to forget her painful past with her high school sweetheart Carter Richards. Because despite the bitter memories, she still can't forget what they once meant to each other. But when Molly is forced to extend her stay, Carter sees this as his second chance to do things right, to start over again with the only woman he's ever loved. This time, he isn't going to let Molly run. Together they're going to confront the past and put it behind them, and hope for a future as bright as the flame that still burns hot between them"--Page [4] of cover.

It happened at Christmas

September 22, 2014
Mason, Debbie (Novelist), author.
New York : Forever, 2014.
363 pages ; 18 cm.
Free-spirited activist Skylar Davis is out of money and out of options. After using up her trust fund trying to save the world, she hides out in Christmas, hoping the kindness of friends will help her forget the reckless actions of her past. All goes well... until she comes face-to-face with one of her mistakes: the town's gorgeous young mayor. Ethan O'Connor likes his life drama-free and predictable now that he's about to make the move from small-town politics to the Colorado State Senate. Then Skye blows back into town, as impulsive and passionate as he remembers. If word ever got out about their night together-the night he's never been able to forget-the scandal could cripple his career. Yet as he starts his campaign, Ethan finds that, like the town of Christmas itself, he can't get Skye out of his head... or his heart.

Smertʹ Akhillesa

September 22, 2014
|6880-01 Akunin, B. (Boris)
|6880-03 Moskva : Zakharov, 2013.
332 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Confessions of a thug

December 21, 2014
Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876.
London : Folio Society, 1974.
372 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Maps on lining papers.

As long as you love me

September 19, 2014
Aguirre, Ann, author.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Harlequin HQN, [2014]
347 pages ; 21 cm
Most people dream about getting out of Sharon, Nebraska, but after three years away, Lauren Barrett is coming home. She has her reasons--missing her family, losing her college scholarship. But then there's the reason Lauren can't admit to anyone: Rob Conrad, her best friend's older brother. Football prowess and jaw-dropping good looks made Rob a star in high school. Out in the real world, his job and his relationships are going nowhere. He's the guy who women love and leave, not the one who makes them think of forever--until Lauren comes back to town, bringing old feelings and new dreams with her. Because the only thing more important than figuring out where you truly belong is finding the person you were meant to be with.

Going gone

September 19, 2014
Sala, Sharon, author.
Don Mills, Ontario : Harlequin MIRA, [2014]
362 pages ; 17 cm.
"After barely escaping death when her plane crashed deep in the Rocky Mountains during a snowstorm, Laura Doyle is left with a lingering fear for her life. Her lover, FBI agent Cameron Winger, reassures her that he found her then and always will. But Laura is right to be afraid, because when their engagement is announced it signals to a madman that it's time for his killing spree to begin again. Twice thwarted by Cameron and his partners, the Stormchaser pairs random acts of God with deliberate acts of evil. His final act of vengeance will finish his twisted vendetta by taking from Cameron the thing he loves most: Laura. As law enforcement struggles to connect the gruesome murders he's committed to mask his return, the Stormchaser draws closer to his true target. But Cameron and Laura don't realize they're in the eye of the storm--and this time, being unprepared for the onslaught could spell disaster" -- summary from

The hunting gun

September 19, 2014
Inoue, Yasushi, 1907-1991, author.
London : Pushkin Press, 2014.
111 pages ; 17 cm.

Li︠u︡bovʹ po-arabski

September 19, 2014
Babkin, Boris, author.
Moskva : AST, 2013.
347 pages ; 21 cm
The victim of an insidious scam, Russian girl Tatyana is captured by a Saudi drug trafficker. To rescue the prisoner from her imprisonment, the Middle East sent her fiance Ivan with his brother, a former bandit, and another police captain. But the Saudi criminal businessman has numerous and well-trained guards at his castle, where Tatiana languishes...

Pisʹma iz proshlogo

September 19, 2014
Roĭ, Oleg, 1967- author.
Moskva : ĖKSMO, 2013.
345 pages ; 20 cm.

Rokovai︠a︡ krasavit︠sa︡

September 19, 2014
Tumanova, Anastasii︠a︡, author.
Moskva : ĖKSMO, 2013.
346 pages ; 21 cm.
Cheerful and rich in Moscow late XIX century, merchants noisily carouse with the walking nobles. A gypsy choir sings them. But all was surprised when Prince Sbezhnev, woos one of the chorus girls, the beauty Nastya. What will happen to them?

Sily nebesnye, sily zemnye : roman

September 19, 2014
Garmash-Roffe, Tatʹi︠an︡a, author.
Moskva : Ėksmo, 2014.
347 pages ; 21 cm.

Sindrom L

September 19, 2014
Ostalʹskiĭ, Andreĭ.
Moskva : Ėksmo, [2013]
444 pages ; 21 cm.
Preliminary page: Li︠u︡bovʹ i vlastʹ."
Spy saga with steep plot twists? Lovingly-psychological drama? Fiction novel? Each of these genres come to mind when you think about Andrew L Ostalskogo's Syndrome. But even all of them together will not give us the main idea which is passion, romance and pain.

Trudnoe schastʹe Kalipso

September 19, 2014
Mironina, Natalii︠a︡, author.
Moskva : ĖKSMO, 2013.
346 pages ; 21 cm.
Wealthy business lady Svetlana Nicholas loved Igor. Luxury wines, gourmet kitchen, gifts, unlimited access to money - but Igor escaped from her loving hands. Svetlana was left with neither the strength not the desire to start over again with some new man. However, fate would see this woman married and happy ...

Zabludivshai︠as︡i︠a︡ muza

September 19, 2014
Verbinina, Valerii︠a︡, author.
Moskva : ĖKSMO, 2013.
314 pages ; 21 cm.
The famous composer Dmitri Ivanovich Chygrynskiy considered himself resistant to the blows of fate, but the murder of the woman literally shattered it. Olenka finding her dead, was terribly confused and could not figure out what to do. Call the police? But then he would be under suspicion... When Chygrynskiy tried to get rid of the body of his mistress, the involuntary witness of this was Amalia Korf, a former secret agent of the Russian Emperor. For some reason, she decided to take part in the fate of the poor Chygrynskiy and promised to conduct her own investigation.

Ese instante de felicidad

September 19, 2014
Moccia, Federico, 1963-
México, D.F. : Planeta, 2014.
411 p. ; 23 cm.
Translation of: Quell'attimo di felicitá.
"Nicco está pasando por una época difícil: su novia le ha dejado y desde que su padre falleció tiene que ocuparse de la familia, que parece haber perdido el norte: su madre no levanta cabeza, su hermana menor cambia de novio cada noche, y la mayor, madre de un niño de tres años, se ha vuelto a enamorar de un antiguo amor. Por si fuera poco, tiene dos trabajos: en el quiosco de periódicos familiar por las mañanas y como agente inmobiliario por las tardes. Además, su mejor amigo no puede decidirse entre dos chicas que van tras de él. Pronto conocen a dos jóvenes españolas en Roma y se dan cuenta que la vida es demasiado corta para desperdiciarla pensando en el pasado, así que deciden pasárselo bien junto a las dos extranjeras. Cuando Nicco se da cuenta de que sus sentimientos son más fuertes que una simple atracción física, su chica desaparece sin dejar rastro. ¿Qué debe hacer?"--B&N

Los corruptores

September 19, 2014
Zepeda Patterson, Jorge, author.
Mexico, D. F. : Planeta, 2013.
435 pages ; 23 cm.
J. Zepeda, Mexican journalist.
"La aparición del cuerpo salvajemente mutilado de la actriz Pamela Dosantos desencadena una crisis de insondables consecuencias para el regreso del PRI a la presidencia. Tomás, u periodista dominado por el desánimo, escribe en su columna acerca del asesinato de la famosa actriz, incorporando un dato que parecía banal, pero que lo coloca en el punto de mira de Salazar, el hombre más temible del nuevo régimen. A las pocas horas de la publicación, Tomás se sumerge en una desenfrenada carrera por descubrir, antes de que las fuerzas secretas del gobierno o del narcotráfico lo capturen o lo silencien, los secretos sexuales y de corrupción atesorados por Pamela"--Page 4 of cover.

Prema esechila

September 19, 2014
Caṭṭopādhyāẏa, Nīlāñjana.
Kalakātā : Patra Bhārati, 2014.
191 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Novel based on crime and detective theme.

Hijaratī : Gujarātī navalakathā

September 19, 2014
Ujambā, Narasiṃha.
Bharūca : Śrīmatī Sunītā Ḍī. Paramāra ; Amadāvāda : Mukhya prāptisthāna, Navabhārata Sāhitya Mandira, 2014.
8, 224 p. ; 19 cm.
Novel based on social themes.

Casa Damasco

September 19, 2014
Antaki, Maruan Soto, author.
© 2013.
241 pages ; 24 cm
Cover includes portrait of author.

The infinite sea

September 19, 2014
Yancey, Richard.
300 pages ; 24 cm.
"Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Others' four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th Wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in"-- Provided by publisher.

Another man's city

September 19, 2014
Ch'oe, In-ho, 1945-
Champaign : Dalkey Archive Press, 2014.
190 pages ; 22 cm

The ambassadors

September 19, 2014
Lerner, George, author.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2014.
343 pages : map ; 24 cm
"A novel"--Cover.

Adobe Flats

September 19, 2014
Campbell, Colin, 1955-
Woodbury, Minnesota : Midnight Ink, 2014.
348 pages ; 20 cm
"A Resurrection man novel ; 3"--Title page.

Caught dead handed

September 19, 2014
Perry, Carol J., author.
New York : Kensington Publishing Corp., 2014.
404 p. ; 17 cm.
"A Witch City mystery"--Cover.
She's not a psychic--she just plays one on TV. Most folks associate the city of Salem, Massachusetts with witches, but for Lee Barrett, it's home. This October she's returned to her hometown--where her beloved Aunt Ibby still lives--to interview for a job as a reporter at WICH-TV. But the only opening is for a call-in psychic to host the late night horror movies. It seems the previous host, Ariel Constellation, never saw her own murder coming. Lee reluctantly takes the job, but when she starts seeing real events in the obsidian ball she's using as a prop, she wonders if she might really have psychic abilities. To make things even spookier, it's starting to look like Ariel may have been an actual practicing witch--especially when O'Ryan, the cat Lee and Aunt Ibby inherited from her, exhibits some strange powers of his own. With Halloween fast approaching, Lee must focus on unmasking a killer--or her career as a psychic may be very short lived. . .

The Christmas cat

September 19, 2014
Carlson, Melody.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2014]
169 pages ; 23 cm
After six years abroad, Garrison Brown returns home to Vancouver to build a new life. When his beloved grandmother passes away a few weeks before Christmas, Garrison goes to her house to sort out her belongings, including six cats who need new homes. While Garrison hopes to dispense with the task quickly, his grandmother's instructions have left Garrison with some challenging requirements for the future homes of her furry friends-- plus a sizeable monetary gift for the new owners. Garrison's job is to match the cats with the right owners without disclosing the surprise gift. Along the way, he may just meet someone who can make him stay.

The confession

September 19, 2014
Whitlow, Robert, 1954-
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2014]
406 pages ; 22 cm
Includes a reading group guide.
"Assistant DA Holt Douglas makes his living exposing lies and sending criminals to jail in Ashley County, Georgia. His job is always easier when defendants, instead of remaining silent, blame someone else or try to excuse their actions. With a confession in his hand, Holt knows a guilty plea will soon follow. But lurking in Holt's past is a dark secret that could end his successful career and possibly his relationship with Angelina, his hoped-for fiancée"-- Provided by publisher.

Commanded by the sheikh

September 19, 2014
Hewitt, Kate.
Don Mills, Ont. : Harlequin, c2014.
187 p. ; 17 cm.
To protect his throne, Sheikh Aziz al Bakhir needs someone trustworthy to temporarily impersonate his missing fiancée. So the legendary lothario of Europe demands that his housekeeper, Olivia Ellis, fulfill the role! Olivia thought Kadar was the perfect place to hide, but the sheikh's command leaves her open to global scrutiny. Even that would be easier to bear than his intense silver gaze! As ruthless as his desert ancestry, Aziz crashes through her reluctance, and Olivia soon finds herself playing his queen in public…and his lover in bed!

A deal before the altar

September 19, 2014
Thomas, Rachael.
Don Mills, Ont. : Harlequin, c2014.
184 p. ; 17 cm.
Georgina Henshaw will do anything to ensure her younger sister's happiness—even marry the darkly enigmatic Santos Ramirez! She has just one condition—she'll wear his ring, but she'll never share his bed! Santos has earned his ruthless reputation, but even he isn't sure whether to be shocked or awed by Ms. Henshaw's proposal. He can't deny marriage would solve his current problem, but to truly secure his family business, the delectable Georgina must provide him with an heir!

Prince Hafiz's only vice

September 19, 2014
Carr, Susanna, author.
184 pages ; 17 cm.

Rival's challenge

September 19, 2014
Green, Abby, author.
187 pages ; 17 cm.
"The Chatsfield"--Cover.
On the eve of a business deal, nerves get the better of Orla Kennedy, and a drink with a handsome stranger ends in a night of passion she'll never forget! Only after does Orla discover that the man in question is Antonio Chatsfield-her rival! Antonio never wanted to return to The Chatsfield, but his sister needs his help, so he has little choice. But when he meets the woman who cam apart in his bed just hours before, Antonio decides to set his sights on a different kind of merger...

The lost key

September 18, 2014
Coulter, Catherine, author.
x, 450 pages ; 24 cm
"A Brit in the FBI novel"--Cover.
"Freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond is barely out of his Quantico training when he and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street. Their investigation, however, yields more questions than answers. It quickly becomes clear that the victim, John Pearce, was more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be. What Drummond doesn't know is that buying and selling rare books was Pearce's cover, and that he had devoted his life to discovering the whereabouts of a missing World War I U-boat concealing a stash of gold bullion, and an unexpected surprise that only raises more questions. When Drummond and Caine find both of Pearce's adult children have disappeared, the case assumes a new sense of urgency. The FBI agents know their best lead lies in the victim's cryptic final words-"The key is in the lock." But what key? What lock? The search for Adam and Sophia Pearce takes them on an international manhunt, which threatens to run them afoul of an eccentric billionaire industrialist with his own plans not only for the lost gold, but the creation of a weapon unlike anything the world has ever seen"-- Provided by publisher.

Beetle Boy

September 18, 2014
Willey, Margaret.
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab, [2014]
198 pages ; 20 cm
Terrible memories resurface when Charlie's girlfriend asks questions about his childhood.

Skink no surrender

September 18, 2014
Hiaasen, Carl.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2014]
281 pages ; 22 cm
With the help of an eccentric ex-governor, a teenaged boy searches for his missing cousin in the Florida wilds.

Belzhar : a novel

September 18, 2014
Wolitzer, Meg, author.
New York, New York : Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
266 pages ; 22 cm
Jam Gallahue, fifteen, unable to cope with the loss of her boyfriend Reeve, is sent to a therapeutic boarding school in Vermont, where a journal-writing assignment for an exclusive, mysterious English class transports her to the magical realm of Belzhar, where she and Reeve can be together.

The prince who loved me

September 18, 2014
Hawkins, Karen.
New York : Pocket Books, 2014.
355 p. ; 18 cm.
"The Oxenburg princes"--Cover.
"Cinderella with a Scottish twist... Prince Alexsey Romanovin enjoys his carefree life, flirting- and more- with every lovely lady who crosses his path. But when the interfering Grand Duchess Natasha decides it's time for her grandson to wed, Alexsey finds himself in Scotland, determined to foil her plans. Brainy, bookish, and bespectacled, Bronwyn Murdoch seems the perfect answer- she isn't at all to the duchess's taste. Living at the beck and call of her ambitious stepmother and social butterfly stepsisters, Bronwyn has little time for a handsome flirt- no matter how intoxicating his kisses are. After all, no spoiled, arrogant prince would seriously be interested in a firm-minded female like herself. So...wouldn't it be fun to turn his "game" upside down and prove that an ordinary woman can bring a prince to his knees?"

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