New Arrivals · Large Print Fiction

March 18, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

His bloody project : documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae

March 17, 2017
Burnet, Graeme Macrae, 1967- author.
483 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"The year is 1869. A brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands leads to the arrest of a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae. A memoir written by the accused makes it clear that he is guilty, but it falls to the country's finest legal and psychiatric minds to uncover what drove him to commit such merciless acts of violence. Was he mad? Only the persuasive powers of his advocate stand between Macrae and the gallows."

The fall guy

March 17, 2017
Lasdun, James, author.
335 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with the arrival of a fourth character, the household finds itself suddenly in the grip of uncontrollable passions. As readers of James Lasdun's acclaimed fiction can expect, The Fall Guy is a complex moral tale as well as a gripping suspense story, probing questions of guilt and betrayal with ruthless incisiveness. Who is the real victim here? Who is the perpetrator? And who, ultimately, is the fall guy?"

The next

March 17, 2017
Gangi, Stephanie, author.
455 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Turning away from the loved ones she believes disappointed her before succumbing to breast cancer, Joanna DeAngelis becomes a ghost bent on revenge against her ex and is eventually forced to reevaluate her life choices and the qualities of a proper death.

Mississippi blood : a novel

March 16, 2017
Iles, Greg, author.
New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
1207 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Grief-stricken and with his world collapsing around him, Penn Cage is shut out of trial preparations by his once-revered Southern doctor father, who is about to be tried for murder in the wake of revelations about a mixed-race child and KKK associations.

The gentleman from Japan

March 16, 2017
Church, James, 1947- author.
451 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
A Spanish factory near Barcelona is secretly producing--under the guise of a dumpling maker--a key machine for the production of nuclear weapons. Western intelligence has gotten wind of this and believes that the machine is meant for North Korea. It is deemed imperative either to disable the machine before it leaves the factory or intercept it. Inspector O is recruited by an old friend to take part in an operation to disrupt the plans for shipping the machine. The buyer of the machine has constructed an elaborate double-blind story, making it appear as if the purchaser is a Japanese criminal organization acting on behalf of the North Koreans.

The education of Dixie Dupree

March 15, 2017
Everhart, Donna, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
414 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"In 1969 Alabama, eleven-year-old Dixie Dupree learns that the family she once believed was happy has deep fractures and records everything in her diary in this coming-of-age story about mothers and daughters, the guilt and pain that pass between generations, and the truths that are impossible to hide, especially from ourselves"--Provided by publisher.

Letters from Paris

March 15, 2017
Blackwell, Juliet, author.
479 pages (large print) : illustration ; 22 cm
"While caring for her ailing grandmother, Claire unearths a beautiful sculpture that her great-grandfather sent home from Paris after World War II. Claire travels to Paris and discovers a cache of letters that offer insight into the woman in the sculpture and her tragic fate, and begins to discover secrets of her own"-- Provided by publisher.

A love made new

March 15, 2017
Fuller, Kathleen, author.
367 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"In the Amish community of Birch Creek, Abigail thinks she's lost her chance at love, but with God all things--even love--can be made new"--Provided by publisher.

The one man

March 15, 2017
Gross, Andrew, 1952- author.
559 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Nathan Blum works behind a desk at an intelligence office in Washington, DC, but he longs to contribute to the war effort in a more meaningful way, and he has a particular skill set the U.S. suddenly needs. Nathan is fluent in German and Polish, he is Semitic looking, and he proved his scrappiness at a young age when he escaped from the Polish ghetto. Now, the government wants him to take on the most dangerous assignment of his life: Nathan must sneak into Auschwitz, on a mission to find and escape with one man.

The space between sisters

March 15, 2017
McNear, Mary, author.
400 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Two very different sisters share memories of the idyllic childhood summers spent together on the shores of Butternut Lake. Thirteen years later, they have returned, but their blissful nostalgia gives way to conflict, and painful memories and buried secrets threaten to tear them apart"--Provided by publisher.

I see you

March 14, 2017
Mackintosh, Clare.
New York : Random House Large Print, [2017]
523 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place on the platform, finds her favorite spot in the car, never suspecting that someone is watching her... It all starts with a classified ad. During her commute home one night, while glancing through her local paper, Zoe sees her own face staring back at her, a grainy photo along with a phone number and listing for a website called Other women begin appearing in the same ad, a different one every day, and Zoe realizes they've become the victims of increasingly violent crimes--including rape and murder. With the help of a determined cop, she uncovers the ad's twisted purpose...a discovery that turns her paranoia into full-blown panic. For now Zoe is sure that someone close to her has set her up as the next target. And now that man on the train--the one smiling at Zoe from across the car--could be more than just a friendly stranger. He could be someone who has deliberately chosen her and is ready to make his next move

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir : a novel

March 13, 2017
Ryan, Jennifer (Jennifer L.)
[New York]: Random House Large Print, [2017]
517 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing.

Devil in spring

March 13, 2017
Kleypas, Lisa, author.
485 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Larger print"--Back Cover.
Strong-willed Lady Pandora Ravenel meets her match in Gabriel, Lord St. Vincent, one of London's most notorious and irresistible rakes.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel

March 13, 2017
Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
328 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: New York : Minotaur Books, 2016.
"October, 1944. When a girl Miss Dimple brought home from the library is discovered dead - murdered, Miss Dimple teams up with Augusta, a guardian angel, to find out who the killer is"-- Provided by publisher.

Killer jam

March 13, 2017
MacInerney, Karen, 1970- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
352 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Amazon Publishing, 2015.
"A Dewberry Farm mystery"--Cover.
"Houston reporter Lucy Resnick cashes in her retirement to buy her grandmother's farm in Buttercup, Texas, looking forward to a simple life as a homesteader. Then an oil exploration truck rolls up with plans to drill. Two days later the woman who ordered the drilling, turns up dead and the sheriff fingers Lucy as the prime suspect"-- Provided by publisher.

Dangerous games : a novel

March 10, 2017
Steel, Danielle, author.
354 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
"Television correspondent Alix Phillips dodges bullets and breaks rules to bring the most important news to the world--from riots in America to protests on the streets of Tehran. With her daughter in college, and working alongside cameraman Ben Chapman, a deeply private ex-Navy SEAL, Alix revels in the risks and whirlwind pace of her work. But her latest assignment puts her at the center of an explosive story that will reshape many lives, including her own: investigating damning allegations involving the vice president of the United States, Tony Clark. Alix starts with a nationally revered woman who may be the key to exposing frightening secrets. Olympia Foster is the fragile, reclusive widow of America's most admired senator, who had been destined for the presidency before an assassin's bullet felled him. Since then, Olympia has found emotional support from Clark, who once wanted her as his wife and now stands as her protector and confidant. When Alix begins to dig deeper, federal agents pick up the trail. Then the threats begin. As the stakes rise in this dangerous game, Alix needs Ben's help as never before. And soon they realize they are grappling with an adversary far more sinister than they had imagined"-- Provided by publisher.

Still life

March 9, 2017
Pettrey, Dani, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
384 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, 2017.
"Work hits too close to home for crime scene photographer Avery Tate when her best friend disappears. The only lead is a chilling photo of her--apparently dead. As Avery, her ex-boss Parker, and his friends in law enforcement dig into the case, she's forced to confront her feelings for Parker"-- Provided by publisher.

Rescue me

March 9, 2017
Warren, Susan May, 1966- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
448 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, 2017.
"Deputy Sam Brooks is committed to keeping the town of Mercy Falls, Montana, safe. But when an arsonist strikes, Sam must abandon all his safety rules to rescue the woman he's falling in love with"-- Provided by publisher.

The velvet hours

March 8, 2017
Richman, Alyson, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
487 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: New York : Berkley Books, 2016.
Includes reader's guide.
"As Paris teeters on the edge of the German occupation, a young French woman closes the door to her late grandmother's treasure-filled apartment, unsure if she'll ever return"-- Provided by publisher.

The silver suitcase

March 8, 2017
Todd, Terrie, author.
415 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"A heartbroken seventeen-year-old Canadian farm girl, Cornelia pours out the painful events of World War II in her diary. Many decades later, Cornelia's granddaughter, Benita, in the midst of her own crisis, discovers Cornelia's diary. Now the secrets of her grandmother's past will lead Benita on an unexpected journey of healing, reunion, and faith"-- Provided by publisher.

Beneath a golden veil

March 8, 2017
Dobson, Melanie B., author.
399 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Includes reader's guide.
"As elegant as the Sacramento residence she operates, Isabelle Labrie keeps her past concealed, like the treasure she hides under the Golden Hotel. It's 1853, the heyday of the California Gold Rush. Then, unexpected guests--fugitive slaves seeking safe passage to the North--force her to confront her past and reconsider her path"--Provided by publisher.

The visions of Ransom Lake

March 8, 2017
McClure, Marcia Lynn, author.
464 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published in 2011.
"Youthful beauty, naive innocence, a romantic imagination thirsting for adventure--is an apt description of Vaden Valmont, who would soon find the adventure and mystery she had always longed to experience--in the form of a man--a somber recluse, Ransom Lake"--Provided by publisher.

A note yet unsung

March 8, 2017
Alexander, Tamera, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
639 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Includes reader's guide.
"Despite her training as a master violinist, Rebekah Carrington was denied entry into the Nashville Philharmonic by young conductor Nathaniel Whitcomb, who bowed to public opinion. Now, with a reluctant muse and a recurring pain in his head, he needs her help to finish his symphony"--Provided by publisher.

The seekers

March 8, 2017
Brunstetter, Wanda E., author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
445 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Includes reader's guide and recipes.
"Married for ten years with no children to help fill her days, Heidi Troyer comes up with the idea of teaching classes in the art of Amish cooking in her Holmes County, Ohio, home. Heidi teaches a variety of skills, but it is her words of wisdom that have a profound effect on her five students"--Provided by publisher.

Power game

March 7, 2017
Feehan, Christine, author.
585 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

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