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Let me in John Ajvide Lindqvist
Oskar lives with his mum in a high rise building in the western suburbs of Stockholm. It's the early eighties and he likes listening to Kiss on his Walkman, solving puzzles-including the Rubik's cube-and pasting grisly murder stories from the newspaper into his scrapbook.
Julie Andrews' collection of poems, songs, and lullabies Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton.
Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, have hand-selected a wonderful mix of their most cherished poems, songs, and lullabies in this rich and diverse poetry collection.
As the crow flies Jeffrey Archer
Charlie Trumper rises to become the proprietor of London's most elegant store and one of England's wealthiest men, but his position is threatened by an old enemy.
Harriet Wolf's seventh book of wonders Julianna Baggott
The reclusive Harriet Wolf, revered author and family matriarch, has a final confession-a love story. Years after her death, as her family comes together one last time, the mystery of Harriet's life hangs in the balance.
Colters' gift Maya Banks
New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks' enthralling saga continues as two men, and one resilient woman hiding from the past, brace themselves for an emotional storm of unavoidable danger and unmatched desire...
Stitch Head Guy Bass
In the maze-like dungeons of Castle Grotteskew, the frightfully insane Professor Erasmus conducts his bizarre experiments on living things. His very first creation has been long forgotten - a small, almost-human creature, known only as Stitch Head.
ArchEnemy Frank Beddor
Alyss and Redd, the two enemy queens, are forced to work together to reclaim Wonderland in this suspenseful conclusion to the bestselling trilogy.
The looking glass wars Frank Beddor
The "true story" behind Alice in Wonderland! Princess Alyss Heart is brutally cast out of Wonderland by her vicious Aunt Redd, who beheads Alyss' mother (Off with her head, she cries!) and begins to rule over Wonderland with an iron fist.
Seeing Redd Frank Beddor
When Alyss Heart returns to her rightful place on the throne of Wonderland, she is put to the test as enemies, both inside and outside the borders of her queendom, push their own agendas and wield horrific weapons, while she strives to unify them all.
Badlands C. J. Box
Twenty miles across the North Dakota border, where the scenery goes from rolling grass prairie to pipeline fields, detective Cassie Dewell has been assigned as the new deputy sheriff of Grimstad - a place people used to be from, but were never headed to.
The man who ate his boots : the tragic history of the search for the Northwest Passage Anthony Brandt
Brandt tells the fascinating whole story of the search for the Northwest Passage, from its beginnings early in the age of exploration through its development into a British national obsession to the final sordid, terrible descent into scurvy, starvation, and cannibalism.
The curse of Chalion Lois McMaster Bujold
A man broken in body and spirit, Cazaril returns to the noble household he once served as page, and is named secretary-tutor to the beautiful, strong-willed sister of the impetuous boy who is next in line to rule.
The hallowed hunt Lois McMaster Bujold
The half-mad Prince Boleso has been slain by a noblewoman he had intended to defile -- and Lord Ingrey kin Wilfcliff must transport the body to its burial place and the accused killer, the Lady Ijada, to judgment.
Paladin of souls Lois McMaster Bujold
Lois McMaster Bujold transports us once more to a dark and troubled land and embroils us in a desperate struggle to preserve the endangered souls of a realm. Three years have passed since the widowed Dowager Royina Ista found release from the curse of madness that kept her imprisoned in her family's castle of Valenda. Her newfound freedom is costly, bittersweet with memories, regrets, and guilty secrets -- for she knows the truth of what brought her land to the brink of destruction.
The courtship : a Windham novella Grace Burrowes
Percival Windham is a second son and a cavalry officer acclaimed and respected by his men. He is immensely attractive and distracts himself with the women who seem to throw themselves at him at every turn. At a country house party, Percy meets beautiful, retiring Esther Himmelfarb.
Pretending to dance Diane Chamberlain
Molly Arnette is very good at keeping secrets. She lives in San Diego with a husband she adores, and they are trying to adopt a baby because they can't have a child on their own. But the process of adoption brings to light many questions about Molly's past and her family-the family she left behind in North Carolina twenty years before.
Harmony : a new way of looking at our world H.R.H. Prince of Wales, Tony Juniper, Ian Skelly.
A practical guide to what we have lost in the modern world, why we have lost it and how easily it is to rediscover. Harmony is a blueprint for a more balanced, sustainable world that the human race must create to survive.
The cleaner Paul Cleave
Three-letter word for omniscient being, middle letter 0 ... Joe. After all, Joe is in control of everything in his simple life, including both his day job at the police department and his 'night work'.
The Cleopatra case Stephen Cole
One boy. One mummy. One mad, bad mission. Cleopatra's tomb has never been found - until NOW. And you won't BELIEVE what's been hiding inside. Sam the SECRET AGENT MUMMY must take on: a statue that bites; an undead empress with unfinished business; terrifying intergalactic lizard-men; an ancient plot that threatens all life on Earth.
The art of crash landing Melissa DeCarlo
Mattie Wallace has really screwed up this time. Broke and knocked up, she's got all her worldly possessions crammed into six giant trash bags, and nowhere to go. Try as she might, Mattie can no longer deny that she really is turning into her mother, a broken alcoholic who never met a bad choice she didn't make to stop her own.
Toms River : a story of science and salvation Dan Fagin
Recounts the decades-long saga of the New Jersey seaside town plagued by childhood cancers caused by air and water pollution due to the indiscriminate dumping of toxic chemicals, that culminated in 2001 with one of the largest legal settlements in the annals of toxic dumping.
The Duchess Amanda Foreman
Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England's richest and most influential aristocrats
All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten Robert Fulghum
Best-selling humorous and inspirational essays about life.
Down river John Hart
Banished for a murder he didn't commit - now he's coming home. Going back is never easy. Adam Chase has spent the last five years in New York trying to forget. When he left North Carolina, Adam left for good. Now he has no choice but to return - and being remembered as a murderer doesn't help.
The bitter road to freedom : a new history of the liberation of Europe William I. Hitchcock
Americans are justly proud of the role their country played in liberating Europe from Nazi tyranny, but Americans often overlook the wartime experiences of European people themselves--the very people for whom the war was fought. Here, historian William I.
The dead hand : the untold story of the Cold War arms race and its dangerous legacy David Hoffman
During the Cold War, superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals containing the explosive power of one million Hiroshimas. The Soviet Union secretly plotted to create the "Dead Hand," a system designed to launch an automatic retaliatory nuclear strike on the United States, and developed a fearsome biological warfare machine
Black Wood S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) Holliday
Something happened to Claire and Jo in Black Wood: something that left Claire paralysed and Jo with deep mental scars. But with Claire suffering memory loss and no evidence to be found, nobody believes Jo's story.
Reawakened Colleen Houck
A visit to an Egyptian exhibit brings teen Lilliana Young face to face with a recently awakened mummy-turned-handsome-sun-god as she gets caught up in an adventure with more twists and turns than the Nile itself.
Carry me down M. J. (Maria Joan) Hyland
Ireland, 1971: John Egan is a misfit, 'a twelve year old in the body of a grown man with the voice of a giant who insists on the ridiculous truth'. With an obsession for the Guinness Book of Records and faith in his ability to detect when adults are lying, John remains hopeful despite the unfortunate cards life deals him.
Rattlesnake crossing Judith A. Jance
Sheriff Joanna Brady is the law in Cochise County, and she will never allow her personal trials to interfere with the job she was elected to do -- especially now that death has invaded Bisbee, Arizona, and has shattered the small desert town's fragile peace.
The devil's queen Jeanne Kalogridis
The Devil's Queen traces the evolution of Catherine de Medici - the great-granddaughter of Lorenzo the Magnificent - from an unloved, timid orphan to France's most cunning monarch, often blamed for the horrific 1572 St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre.
Passion Lauren Kate
Before Luce and Daniel met at Sword & Cross, before they fought the Immortals, they had already lived many lives. And so Luce, desperate to unlock the curse that condemns their love, must revisit her past incarnations in order to understand her fate.
Where the heart leads Stephanie Laurens
Penelope Ashford, Portia Cynster's younger sister, has grown up with every advantage - wealth, position, and beauty. Yet Penelope is anything but a pretty face in a satin gown - forceful, wilful, and blunt to a fault, she has for years devoted her considerable energy and intelligence to caring for the forgotten orphans of London's sooty and seamier streets. But now her charges are mysteriously disappearing.
Drawing conclusions Donna Leon
When Anna Maria Giusti returns from holiday to find her elderly neighbour Constanza Altavilla dead, with blood on the floor near her head, she immediately alerts the police. Commissario Brunetti is called to the scene and it seems the woman has suffered a fatal heart attack.
A question of belief Donna Leon
As Venice experiences a debilitating heatwave, Commissario Brunetti prepares to escape the city and spend time with his family in the mountains. For Ispettore Vianello, however, the weather is the last thing on his mind; it appears his aunt has become obsessed with horoscopes and has been withdrawing large amounts of money from the family business. Not knowing what to do, he consults Brunetti and asks permission to trail her.
Through a glass darkly Donna Leon
When the body of a night watchman is found in front of a blazing furnace at De Cal's glass factory along with an annotated copy of Dante's Inferno, Brunetti must investigate. Does the book contain the clues Brunetti needs to solve the murder and uncover who is ruining the waters of Venice's lagoon?
Freakonomics Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.
Steven D. Levitt and co-author Stephen J. Dubner show that economics is, at root, the study of incentives - how people get what they want, or need, especially when other people want or need the same thing. In Freakonomics, they set out to explore the hidden side of...well, everything.
Three cups of tea : one man's extraordinary journey to promote peace one school at a time Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.
One man's campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia: in 1993 Greg Mortenson was an American mountain-climbing bum wandering emaciated and lost through Pakistan's Karakoram.
What I lived for Joyce Carol Oates
A Philistine discovers a social conscience. He is Jerome Corcoran, a real estate millionaire and city councilman who lives for money, food and sex. On his way to work he comes across a suicide, a black woman who was a critic of city hall.
The fall R. J. Pineiro
A man jumps from the upper-most reaches of the atmosphere and vanishes, ending up on an alternate Earth where he died five years earlier.
Scotsman of my dreams Karen. Ranney
Once the ton's most notorious rake, Dalton MacIain has returned from his expedition to America during the Civil War wounded and a changed man. Instead of returning to his old haunts, he now spends his time at home.
Lie in wait Eric Rickstad
An unforgettable thriller set in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, featuring Detective Sonja Test. Even in a quiet Vermont town, unspeakable acts of the past can destroy the peace of the present In the remote, pastoral hamlet of Canaan, Vermont, a high-profile legal case shatters the town's sense of peace and community. Anger simmers. Fear and prejudice awaken. Old friends turn on each other. Violence threatens
Library of souls : the third novel of Miss Peregrine's peculiar children Ransom Riggs
Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions.
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers Mary Roach
A look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavours, including research into new surgical procedures, space exploration, and a Tennessee human decay research facility.
Sabbath's theater Philip Roth
He is relentlessly defiant. He is exceedingly libidinous. His appetite for the outrageous is insatiable. He is Mickey Sabbath, the aging, raging powerhouse whose savage effrontery and mocking audacity are at the heart of Philip Roth's astonishing new novel.
Clouds of witness Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh) Sayers
Murder strikes close to home for Lord Peter Wimsey. The victim? His sister's fiance. The accused? Lord Peter's brother!
Five red herrings Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh) Sayers
The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature's most popular creations. Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers' charming investigator in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation.
The Athena project Brad Thor
A group of female warriors from the nation's most elite counter-terrorism unit-- the United States Army's 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta--deploys on a dangerous international assignment. Their code name: Athena Project.
Friday nights Joanna Trollope
It's Eleanor who starts the Friday nights. From her window she sees two young women, with small children, separate, struggling and plainly lonely - and decides to ask them in, and see what happens. What happens is that a group gradually forms, a group of six different and disparate women, who become a circle of friends. They find their circle changing significantly when one of their number meets an enigmatic man who inadvertently tests their closely forged bond.
The street of a thousand blossoms Gail Tsukiyama
Japan, 1939. On the Street of a Thousand Blossoms in Tokyo, two orphaned brothers are growing up with loving grandparents who inspire them to dream of a future firmly rooted in tradition. The older boy, Hiroshi, shows early signs of promise in sumo wrestling, while Kenji is fascinated by the art of creating exquisite masks for actors in the Noh theater. But as the ripples of war spread all the way to their quiet neighborhood, the brothers must put their dreams on hold - and then forge their own paths in a new Japan.
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers Loung Ung
From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's brutal Pol Pot regime comes an unforgettable narrative of war crimes and desperate actions, the unnerving strength of a small girl and her family, and their triumph of spirit.
The bet Rachel Van Dyken
"I have a proposition for you." Kacey should have run the minute those words left Seattle millionaire Jake Titus's mouth. It's been years since Kacey's seen her childhood friend Jake, but the minute Jake mentions his ill grandmother, Kacey is ready to do anything for the sweet old woman..
The wager Rachel Van Dyken
What is it about a junior-high crush that can send an otherwise intelligent woman into a tailspin? TV reporter Char Lynn wishes she knew. Jake Titus is too rich, too handsome, too arrogant: a trifecta that once lured Char into the best night-and worst morning-after-of her life.
Pardonable lies Jacqueline Winspear
Psychologist-sleuth Maisie Dobbs is called in by Sir Cecil Lawton to investigate the mystery behind the death of his wife's aviator son during World War I, a mission that brings her face to face with a college friend with ties to the missing pilot.

Downloadable eBooks

The keeper.David G. Baldacci
Master storyteller David Baldacci is back with Vega Jane, the heroine with the iron will from his instant #1 global bestselling and award-winning fantasy debut, THE FINISHER. Vega Jane was always told no one could leave the town of Wormwood. She was told there was nothing outside but the Quag, a wilderness filled with danger and death. And she believed it - until the night she stumbled across a secret that proved that everything she knew was a lie. Now just one thing stands between Vega Jane and freedom - the Quag
Night shadow.Catherine Coulter
The brutal murder of her benefactor left Lily Tremaine penniless and responsible for the care of his three children. In desperation, she appealed to his cousin, Knight Winthrop - and found herself irresistibly drawn to the witty, impossibly handsome confirmed bachelor.
The king without a kingdomMaurice Druon ; translated from French by Andrew Simpkin.
The reign of the Capetian kings has ended and John II, 'The Good', first of the Valois dynasty, has taken the throne. But through the eyes of his Cardinal, Perigord, we see that a monarch, as vain and cruel as he is incompetent, now sits on one of the most powerful thrones in Europe. And so, under his leadership does The Hundred Years War commence, one of the most prolonged and bloody conflicts in history, as England and France tear each other apart.
The lily and the lionMaurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare.
The royal house of France has fallen. Charles IV is dead, fulfilling the curse of the Templars once and for all. This leaves the path to the throne open for Robert of Artois to place his cousin, Philippe of Valois, upon it. Having committed fraud, perjury and murder in the name of the new king, Robert expects to receive a title and his full reward. But the days of betrayal are far from over and Robert is banished to England.
The royal successionMaurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare.
'No woman shall succeed in Salique land'. Louis X is dead, poisoned, murdered, by the hand of Mahaut d'Artois. Her plan is simple - to clear the path to the throne for her son-in-law Philippe. However, there is the small matter of Queen Clemence and her unborn child. As the country is thrown into turmoil, Philippe of Poitiers must use any means necessary to save his country from anarchy. However, how far is he willing to go to clear his path to the throne and become King in his own right?
The she-wolfMaurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare.
Charles IV is now king of France and his sister is Edward II of England's Queen. Having been imprisoned by Edward as leader of the rebellious English barons, Roger Mortimer escapes to France, where he joins the war against English Aquitaine. But it is his love affair with Isabella, the 'She-Wolf of France', who has come seemingly to negotiate a treaty of peace, that seals his fate.
Only for her.Cristin Harber
Only for him.Cristin Harber
Grayson Ford and Emma Kinglsey - close since they were kids, opposites in every way. He's the stuff high school crushes are made of, Mister Popular, and captain of every team. She's artsy, cute, and not in his league, though fully aware of Summerland's I Dream of Dating Grayson Ford support group. He hides a life of hell. His father hates him, his mother's gone. Emma is his only saviour, yet she doesn't know her power over him.
When in doubt, add butter.Elizabeth M. Harbison
Gemma Craig has spent her career as a private chef taking care of other people. Everyone relies on Gemma, even while she goes home alone each night and feasts on cereal and quick meals. But when life takes an unexpected turn on a road Gemma always thought was straight and narrow, she must face her past and learn to move on in ways she never imagined.
Blurred lines.Lauren Layne
When Parker Blanton meets Ben Olsen during her freshman year of college, the connection is immediate - and platonic. Six years later, they're still best friends, sharing an apartment in Portland's trendy Northwest District as they happily settle into adult life. But when Parker's boyfriend dumps her out of the blue, she starts to wonder about Ben's no-strings-attached approach to dating. The trouble is, even with Ben as her wingman, Parker can't seem to get the hang of casual sex - until she tries it with him. The arrangement works perfectly . . . at first.
The farmer takes a wife.Debbie Macomber
LONELY FARMER SEEKS A WIFE. MUST LIKE COUNTRY LIFE. Dave Stafford wants a wife, and he isn't in a position to be choosy. Living in Buffalo Valley means there aren't a whole lot of women to choose from! So he places an ad and waits for the flood of replies. Only Emma Fowler from Seattle responds. Her little boy needs a father, so she needs to find a husband - and quick!
Shadows on the moon.Zoe Marriott
Trained in the magical art of shadow-weaving, sixteen-year-old Suzume is able to recreate herself in any form - a fabulous gift for a girl desperate to escape her past. But who is she really? Is she a girl of noble birth living under the tyranny of her mother's new husband, Lord Terayama, or a lowly drudge scraping a living in the ashes of Terayama's kitchens, or Yue, the most beautiful courtesan in the Moonlit Lands?
About face.Fern Michaels
When Dr. Blake Hunter discovers Casey Edwards wandering along a Sweetwater, Georgia, road, she's a woman without a past, her memory stripped of the terrifying events that shattered her innocence a decade ago. The scrap of paper she clutches in her hand bears the address to Swan House, the magnificent mansion where Casey's mother lives with her mysteriously ailing husband.
Not always a saint.Mary Jo Putney
After the death of his sweetheart when he was at university, Daniel Herbert buried his grief in medical studies and his passion for healing. Viewed as a saint by those who know him, in his own mind he never quite manages to live up to his own high standards. Most men would be thrilled to learn they've inherited a title and estate from a distant relative, but Daniel is appalled because the burden of wealth will interfere with his medical calling. Warily he accepts that he must enter society and seek a wife - a sensible woman who can oversee his properties, leaving him free to continue his work. He does not expect to become intoxicated by a woman called the Black Widow, who is as mysterious as she is shockingly beautiful... Jessie Kelham's looks have always been a curse.
An Irish country Christmas.Patrick Taylor
Barry Laverty, M.B., is looking forward to his first Christmas in the cozy village of Ballybucklebo, at least until he learns that his sweetheart, Patricia, might not be coming home for the holidays. That unhappy prospect dampens his spirits somewhat, but Barry has little time to dwell on his romantic disappointments. Christmas may be drawing nigh, but there is little peace to be found on earth, especially for a young doctor plying his trade in the emerald hills and glens of rural Ireland.
An Irish country doctor.Patrick Taylor
arry Laverty, M.B., can barely find the village of Ballybucklebo on a map when he first sets out to seek gainful employment there, but already he knows that there is nowhere he would rather live than in the emerald hills and dales of Northern Ireland. The proud owner of a spanking-new medical degree and little else in the way of worldly possessions, Barry jumps at the chance to secure a position as an assistant in a small rural practice.
An Irish country girl.Patrick Taylor
Presents the story of the early life of Kinky Kincaid, once known as Maureen O'Hanlon, a farmer's daughter growing up in the hills and glens of 1920s County Cork, Ireland, who had a gift for seeing faeries, spirits, and the dreaded banshee.
An Irish country village.Patrick Taylor
Young Doctor Barry Laverty has only just begun his assistantship under his eccentric mentor, Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly, but he already feels right at home in Ballybucklebo. When the sudden death of a patient casts a cloud over Barry's reputation, his chances of establishing himself in the village are endangered, especially since the grieving widow is threatening a lawsuit. While he anxiously waits for the postmortem results that he prays will exonerate him, Barry must regain the trust of the gossipy Ulster village, one patient at a time. From a put-upon shop girl with a mysterious rash to the troubled pregnancy of a winsome young lass who's not quite married yet, Ballybucklebo provides plenty of cases to keep the two country GPs busy. Not all their challenges are medical in nature. When a greedy
Any given Christmas.Candis Terry
Dean Silverthorne's mother may be dead, but she still has matchmaking to do. When an injury dashes NFL Quarterback Dean Silverthorne's Super Bowl dreams, he heads back to Deer Lick, Montana with a chip on his wounded shoulder, more determined than ever to get back in the game. He loves his kooky family, but this trip home is going to be a very brief Christmas visit. His game plan doesn't include an instant attraction to Emma Hart, a feisty kindergarten teacher who seems to be the only person in Deer Lick not interested in the hometown hero
Treacherous TemptationsVictoria Vane