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Week of July 14, 2014

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Week of July 14, 2014

Releases for the week of July 14th include ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM, Debbie Macomber's return to the charming Rose Harbor Inn, where each guest finds a second chance and every room comes with an inspiring new view; IDENTICAL, in which Scott Turow weaves a complex web of murder, sex and betrayal, as an ex-FBI agent and a private investigator begin a re-investigation into the death of a woman 25 years ago; and HELP FOR THE HAUNTED by John Searles, the story of a most unusual family, their deep secrets, their harrowing tragedy, and ultimately, a daughter’s discovery of a dark and unexpected mystery.

Enon by Paul Harding - Fiction

July 15, 2014


In ENON, Paul Harding follows a year in the life of Charlie Crosby as he tries to come to terms with a shattering personal tragedy. Grandson of George Crosby (the protagonist of TINKERS), Charlie inhabits the same dynamic landscape of New England, its seasons mirroring his turbulent emotional odyssey. Along the way, Charlie’s encounters are brought to life by his wit, his insights into history, and his yearning to understand the big questions.

The Heavens Rise by Christopher Rice - Supernatural Thriller/Horror

July 15, 2014


Deep in the swamps outside of New Orleans, Niquette Delongpre and her family uncover a well on their property that brings ancient things to the surface --- things that should have stayed buried. When Niquette is exposed to a small parasite, it triggers in her mysterious and dangerous powers. As she tries to come to grips with these new abilities and what they might mean for her future, she realizes that she is not alone.

Help for the Haunted by John Searles - Mystery

July 15, 2014


Sylvie Mason’s parents have an unusual occupation --- helping “haunted souls” find peace. After receiving a strange phone call one winter’s night, they leave the house and are later murdered in an old church in a horrifying act of violence. A year later, the inquisitive teenager pursues the mystery, moving closer to the knowledge of what occurred that night --- and to the truth about her family’s past and the secrets that have haunted them for years.

Identical by Scott Turow - Mystery

July 15, 2014


State Senator Paul Giannis is a candidate for Mayor of Kindle County. His identical twin brother Cass is newly released from prison, 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his girlfriend, Dita Kronon. When Evon Miller, an ex-FBI agent who is the head of security for the Kronon family business, and private investigator Tim Brodie begin a re-investigation of Dita's death, a complex web of murder, sex and betrayal dramatically unfolds.

The Last Town: A Wayward Pines Thriller by Blake Crouch - Dystopian Thriller

July 15, 2014


Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke has discovered the astonishing secret of what lies beyond the electrified fence that surrounds the town of Wayward Pines and protects it from the terrifying world beyond. It is a secret that has the entire population completely under the control of a madman and his army of followers, a secret that is about to come storming through the fence to wipe out this last, fragile remnant of humanity.

Let's All Be Brave: Living Life with Everything You Have by Annie F. Downs - Christian Living/Essays

July 15, 2014


As a single young woman, writer, speaker and blogger, Annie Downs shares her journey toward bravery with honesty and humor. Using wonderful stories from her own life, contemporary real-life examples, and fascinating historical and biblical references, Annie encourages readers to grab hold of the brave life that they desperately desire. This nonfiction, essay-driven book opens the door to many different views of courage --- nudging, encouraging and inspiring readers to be brave whenever given the chance.

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure - Historical Thriller

July 15, 2014


In 1942 Paris, gifted architect Lucien Bernard accepts a commission that will bring him a great deal of money --- and maybe get him killed. All he has to do is design a secret hiding place for a wealthy Jewish man, a space so invisible that even the most determined German officer won't find it. But when one of his hiding spaces fails horribly, and the problem of where to hide a Jew becomes terribly personal, Lucien can no longer ignore what's at stake.

Police: A Harry Hole Novel by Jo Nesbø - Thriller

July 15, 2014


For years, detective Harry Hole has been at the center of every major criminal investigation in Oslo. His dedication to his job and his brilliant insights have saved the lives of countless people. But now, with those he loves most facing terrible danger, Harry is not in a position to protect anyone. Least of all himself...

Red Rising by Pierce Brown - Science Fiction/Dystopian Thriller

July 15, 2014


Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest class of humanity living on Mars. He spends his days tunneling through earth, believing that the work he does now is helping to prepare the surface for future generations. When his wife opens his eyes to the truth, he sacrifices everything --- including the person he once was --- to find justice not only for his wife but also for his people.

Rose Harbor in Bloom by Debbie Macomber - Romance

July 15, 2014


Jo Marie Rose welcomes a new set of guests to the Rose Harbor Inn: Mary Smith, who's recovering from a difficult illness, and Anna Newton, who's arranging a celebration for her grandparents' wedding anniversary. Compassion and joy await Jo Marie, Annie and Mary, as they make peace with their pasts and look boldly toward their futures.

The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan - Historical Fiction

July 15, 2014


Amy Tan's latest novel tells the story of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity. Spanning more than 40 years and two continents, THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT transports readers from the collapse of China's last imperial dynasty to the beginning of the Republic, and recaptures the lost world of old Shanghai through the inner workings of courtesan houses and the lives of the foreigners living in the International Settlement, both erased by World War II.