New Arrivals · Large Print Fiction

April 24, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

14th deadly sin

April 23, 2015
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
441 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
"With San Francisco under siege and everyone a suspect, the Women's Murder Club must risk their lives to save the city-and each other" -- provided by publisher.

Captivated by you

April 22, 2015
Day, Sylvia.
©2014
545 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

No good duke goes unpunished : the third rule of scoundrels

April 22, 2015
MacLean, Sarah.
©2013
585 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

Rogue with a brogue

April 22, 2015
Enoch, Suzanne.
©2014
493 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
London, 1817: Stuck in a Mayfair ballroom, Arran MacLawry just wants a bit of distraction --like an auburn-haired lass in a vixen's mask. Then he discovers she's the granddaughter of the Campbell, chief of clan MacLawry's rival. Despite a grudging truce, falling for a Campbell is too outlandish even for this Highlander. But Mary is stunned that the strapping man in the fox's mask is one of them. Surely the enemy shouldn't have such a seductive brogue?

Beyond the sunrise

April 22, 2015
Balogh, Mary.
©1992
659 pages (large print) : map; 23 cm.
Working as a spy during the Peninsular Wars, Jeanne, the widowed daughter of a royalist emigre, rediscovers her love for a British captain she was forbidden to marry years earlier.

Where the trust lies

April 22, 2015
Oke, Janette, 1935-
Waterville, Maine : Kennebec Large Print, 2015.
477 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

The night garden

April 22, 2015
Van Allen, Lisa.
©2014
507 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Nestled in bucolic upstate New York, the Pennywort farm has at its center a remarkable maze of colorful gardens where local legend says a visitor can gain answers to life's most difficult problems. The labyrinth has never helped Olivia Pennywort, the garden's enigmatic caretaker. She's spent her entire life there harboring a secret. But when her childhood best friend Sam Van Winkle returns to the valley, Olivia begins to question her safe, isolated world.

The dead wife's handbook

April 22, 2015
Beckerman, Hannah.
©2014
631 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

You were meant for me

April 22, 2015
McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
©2014
515 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

The way you love me

April 20, 2015
Hill, Donna (Donna O.)
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
319 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Lawsons of Louisiana # 2"--Verso t.p.
Struggling law student Bailey Sinclair is working two jobs to make ends meet on the night a charismatic stranger walks into her bar. The attraction between them is instantaneous—and explosive. Until Bailey discovers that her anonymous hunk is none other than Justin Lawson, one of the richest, most hotly pursued bachelors in all of Baton Rouge. Justin is thrilled to discover that the woman managing the bar at his family's celebration at the Lawson mansion is the intriguing beauty he hasn't been able to forget. Now all he wants is to lavish Bailey with gifts and his passionate attention. But she's too proud and independent to accept his help—and determined to make it on her own. They may come from different worlds, but doesn't Bailey realize there are no obstacles to love…if she's willing to trust him with her heart?

Wishing lake

April 20, 2015
Hart, Regina.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
437 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
University Professor Peyton Harris will do whatever it takes to escape her overbearing, socialite parents and the fiancé she can never love, even if it means moving from New York to tiny Trinity Falls, Ohio. It’s a big step, but when she finds herself working with the town’s most eligible and marriage-averse bachelor it’s just the first of many. Journalist Darius Knight has problems of his own. His newly separated parents are driving him crazy, and he’s been persuaded to co-chair a fundraiser with Peyton that is obviously matchmaking-in-disguise. But soon enough their mutual attraction is obvious too. The closer they get, the more they realize they have in common. Are they brave enough to truly open their hearts by sharing their secrets—and their fears? When Peyton’s past shows up uninvited, they may have no choice.

Jam on the vine

April 20, 2015
Barnett, LaShonda K. (LaShonda Katrice), 1974-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
557 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Follows the story of Ivoe Williams, an African American woman journalist, through the start of the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher.

Lady Anne's quest

April 20, 2015
Davis, Susan Page.
©2012
529 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Motherless

April 20, 2015
Healy, Erin M.
©2014
493 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Deadly echoes

April 20, 2015
Mehl, Nancy.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
449 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Courting Emily

April 20, 2015
Lillard, Amy.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
485 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Falling for Zoe : the Camerons of Tides's Way

April 20, 2015
Taylor, Skye.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
439 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

The girl with the dachshund tattoo

April 20, 2015
Abbey, Sparkle.
©2014
383 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral

April 20, 2015
Russell, Mary Doria, 1950-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
851 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
A sequel to Doc is based on the true events of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral and Wyatt Earp's survival against a backdrop of volatile politics in 1881 America.

The strangler vine

April 20, 2015
Carter, Miranda, 1965-
©2014
569 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"India, 1837. William Avery is a young soldier with few prospects except rotting away in campaigns in India; Jeremiah Blake is a secret political agent gone native, a genius at languages and disguises, disenchanted with the whole ethos of British rule, but who cannot resist the challenge of an unresolved mystery. What starts as a wild goose chase for this unlikely pair--trying to track down a missing writer who lifts the lid on Calcutta society--becomes very much more sinister as Blake and Avery get sucked into the mysterious Thuggee cult and its even more ominous suppression"--Back cover.

Mobile library

April 20, 2015
Whitehouse, David, 1981-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
349 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints : a Brothers Grimm mystery

April 20, 2015
Brackston, Paula.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
359 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Inspector of the dead

April 20, 2015
Morrell, David, 1943-
Wateville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
559 (large print) ; 23 cm
"Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his Confessions of an Opium-Eater, confronts London's harrowing streets to thwart the assassination of Queen Victoria. The year is 1855. The Crimean War is raging. The incompetence of British commanders causes the fall of the English government. The Empire teeters. Amid this crisis comes opium-eater Thomas De Quincey, one of the most notorious and brilliant personalities of Victorian England. Along with his irrepressible daughter, Emily, and their Scotland Yard companions, Ryan and Becker, De Quincey finds himself confronted by an adversary who threatens the heart of the nation. This killer targets members of the upper echelons of British society, leaving with each corpse the name of someone who previously attempted to kill Queen Victoria. The evidence indicates that the ultimate victim will be Victoria herself. As De Quincey and Emily race to protect the queen, they uncover long-buried secrets and the heartbreaking past of a man whose lust for revenge has destroyed his soul. Brilliantly merging historical fact with fiction, Inspector of the Dead is based on actual attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria"-- Provided by publisher.

Monday's lie

April 20, 2015
Mason, Jamie.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
419 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Dee Aldrich rebelled against her off-center upbringing when she married the most conventional man she could imagine: Patrick, her college sweetheart. But now, years later, her marriage is falling apart and she’s starting to believe that her husband has his eye on a new life...a life without her, one way or another. Haunted by memories of her late mother Annette, a former covert operations asset, Dee reaches back into her childhood to resurrect her mother’s lessons and the “spy games” they played together, in which Dee learned memory tricks and, most importantly, how and when to lie. But just as she begins determining the course of the future, she makes a discovery that will change her life: her mother left her a lot of money and her own husband seems to know more about it than Dee does. Now, before it’s too late, she must investigate her suspicions and untangle conspiracy from coincidence, using her mother’s advice to steer her through the blind spots. The trick, in the end, will be in deciding if a “normal life” is really what she wants at all."-- Provided by publisher.

God help the child

April 10, 2015
Morrison, Toni.
New York : Random House Large Print, [2015]
211 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
A searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of the adult.

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