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"A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted on DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence. When a second rape occurs, DNA evidence again points to the imprisoned athlete. As young lawyer Robin Lockwood searches for answers, she finds herself enmeshed in a tangled web of buried secrets, lies, and violence"-- Provided by publisher.
"From the bestselling author of The Tuscan Child comes a beautiful and heart-rending novel of a woman's love and sacrifice during the First World War"-- Provided by publisher.
"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Kremlin Conspiracy comes this international thriller about a terrifying nuclear alliance among three world powers--Russia, Iran, and North Korea--and the man who must halt their deadly strategy"-- Provided by publisher.
"The Old Testament book of Daniel comes to life through the story of a young Hebrew girl who survives in Babylonian captivity to become Daniel's wife and is transformed into a confident woman who realizes her need of the God who conquers both fire and lions"-- Provided by publisher.
"As women grow older, they contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they have always wanted to be. In Women Rowing North, Pipher offers a timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as they age. Drawing on her own experience as daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, caregiver, clinical psychologist, and cultural anthropologist, she explores ways women can cultivate resilient responses to the challenges they face, by attention and intention. 'If we can keep our wits about us, think clearly, and manage our emotions skillfully,' Pipher writes, 'we will experience a joyous time of our lives. If we have planned carefully and packed properly, if we have good maps and guides, the journey can be transcendent'"--Provided by the publisher.
"Former broadcaster Ali Reynolds is living with her husband in Sedona, Arizona, and owns a flourishing cybersecurity company called High Noon Enterprises. The death of an old friend reminds Ali of one of the last stories she reported: a medical mismanagement scandal that landed a prestigious local doctor in prison for murder. Dr. Edward Gilchrist has not forgotten anyone, including Ali, who played a role in his downfall, and life without parole won't stop him from plotting revenge. Tattooed on his arm are initials of those who put him behind bars, and he won't stop until every person on that Annihilation List is dead"--Back cover.
"Social scientist Brené Brown sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives--experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness she redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization. With her trademark mix of research, storytelling, and honesty, Brown will again change the cultural conversation while mapping a clear path to true belonging"--Back cover.
"Adrienne Portale takes a job as innkeeper in tiny Knights Bridge, Massachusetts, to get to know the father she only recently found. And soon she must decide where--and who--makes a place home"--Provided by the publisher.
"From the author of the beloved Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper comes a new adventure starring a shy librarian who must emerge from her shell to write her own happy ending"--Provided by the publisher.
"This riveting thriller pits special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine against a private French space agency that has the power to end the world as we know it. Galactus has just launched a communications satellite into orbit, and the payload harbors a frightening weapon: a nuclear-triggered electromagnetic pulse"--Provided by the publisher.
"Despite a tragic childhood, violin prodigy Cara Delaney has found peace in her music career and stability with guardians Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn. Until she's kidnapped by a man with a score to settle"--Provided by the publisher.
"Stone Barrington and his latest paramour are enjoying a peaceful country retreat when their idyll is broken by an unwelcome stranger. He was sent by an enemy, someone who'd be happy to silence Stone and all his collaborators for good...only it's soon clear that Stone is not an easy man to target"--Provided by the publisher.
"In the sixties, Athene Forster was the most glamorous girl of her generation. Nicknamed the Last Deb, she was also beautiful, spoiled, and out of control. When she agreed to marry the gorgeous young heir Douglas Fairley-Hulme, her parents breathed a sigh of relief. But within two years, rumors had begun to circulate about Athene's affair with a young salesman. Thirty-five years later, Suzanna Peacock is struggling with her notorious mother's legacy. The only place Suzanna finds comfort is in The Peacock Emporium, the beautiful coffee bar and shop she opens that soon enchants her little town. There she makes perhaps the first real friends of her life, including Alejandro, a male midwife, escaping his own ghosts in Argentina. The specter of her mother still haunts Suzanna. But only by confronting both her family and her innermost self will she finally reckon with the past--and discover that the key to her history, and her happiness, may have been in front of her all along"--From the publisher's web site.
"A leading forensic anthropologist uncovers eerie clues in a high-stakes case that threatens to deliver her to the doorstep of a cold-blooded murderer"-- Provided by publisher.
"When former police detective Ted Conkaffey was wrongly accused of abducting Claire Bingley, he hoped the Queensland rain forest town of Crimson Lake would be a good place to disappear, but Claire's devastated father has a brutal revenge plan. Meanwhile, Ted and Amanda assist Detective Inspector Pip Sweeney's investigation of the murders of two young bartenders"-- Provided by publisher.
"Stolen sports cars, brilliant casino heists, and the brazen kidnapping of a prince: only the shadowy spy-for-hire Simon Riske can stop the mastermind behind it all"-- Provided by publisher.
"A Wisconsin family grapples with the power and limitations of faith when one of their own falls under the influence of a radical church"-- Provided by publisher.
"In 1961 Charlotte, North Carolina, the predominantly black neighborhood of Brooklyn is a bustling city within a city. When Loraylee Hawkins hears rumors that the city plans to bulldoze her neighborhood, claiming it's dilapidated and dangerous, she searches for a way to keep her family together in this novel that explores the conflicts of gentrification"-- Provided by publisher.
"At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town one Saturday night in June, 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan gives five toasts to the five people who have meant the most to him. Through these people, he tells the story of his own life with all its regrets and feuds, loves and triumphs"-- Provided by publisher.
"A group of women realize that life is full of half-finished relationships and projects. However, they discover that the outcome is not as important as the journey"-- Provided by publisher.
"Though nobody has every identified a single secret--no universally accepted truth--to the sport, every real player searches for one. Travis McKinley is one such seeker. A former professional golfer who feels like he's an amateur at the rest of his life, he makes a pilgrimage to the mythical greens at St. Andrews. On the course where golf was born, every link, hole, fairway--even the gorse--feels like sacred ground. Ground that can help an ordinary player, an ordinary man, achieve a higher plane"--Back cover.
"Decker is visiting his hometown of Burlington, Ohio, when he's approached by a man named Meryl Hawkins. Hawkins is a convicted murderer. In fact, he's the very first killer Decker ever put behind bars. But he's innocent, he claims. Now suffering from terminal cancer, it's his dying wish that Decker clear his name. It's unthinkable. The case was open and shut, with rock solid forensic evidence. But then Hawkins later turns up dead with a bullet in his head, and even Decker begins to have doubts. Is it possible that he really did get it wrong, all those years ago? Decker's determined to uncover the truth, no matter the personal cost. But solving a case this cold may be impossible, especially when it becomes clear that someone doesn't want the old case reopened. Someone who is willing to kill to keep the truth buried, and hide a decades-old secret that may have devastating repercussions..."--From the publisher's web site.