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  • The guardians [10 compact discs]The guardians [10 compact discs]

    Grisham, John, author.

    Cullen Post, an Episcopal minister and lawyer, fights to exonerate Quincy Miller, who has spent over twenty years in prison for killing a lawyer, only to discover that powerful forces want the murder to remain unsolved.

  • The Dutch house [8 compact discs]The Dutch house [8 compact discs] : a novel

    Patchett, Ann, author.

    At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril's son Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. It is this unshakable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures.

  • The forgotten girlThe forgotten girl

    Brown, India Hill, 1991-, author.

    When eleven-year-old Iris sneaks out at night to make snow angels, she was not expecting to raise the ghost of Avery Moore, a girl her own age; but bringing to light the segregated and abandoned black cemetery seems like the perfect way to help Avery get the recognition she craves, and it will also be a good idea for the school project about the history of her small North Carolina town, where racial tensions are never far from the surface--only it seems that if Avery gets everything she wants Iris will join her as a ghost, best friends forever.

  • The princess who flew with dragonsThe princess who flew with dragons

    Burgis, Stephanie, author.

    Twelve-year-old Princess Sofia of Drachenheim enjoys freedom from her sister's manipulations during a diplomatic mission to far-off Villenne, until she and her dragon friend, Jasper, are forced to face ice giants.

  • The ghost in apartment 2RThe ghost in apartment 2R

    Markell, Denis, author.

    After discovering a ghost in his apartment, twelve-year-old Danny and his friends traverse Brooklyn's diverse neighborhood together to learn the spirit's origins and bring it to rest.

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  • Death in focusDeath in focus : an Elena Standish novel

    Perry, Anne, author.

    "In the start of an all-new mystery series set in pre-World War II Europe, an intrepid young photographer carries her imperiled lover's final, urgent message into the heart of Berlin as Hitler ascends to power. On vacation from London on the beautiful Italian coast, twenty-eight-year-old Elena Standish and her older sister Margot have finally been able to forget some of the lasting trauma of the Great War. Touring with her camera in hand, Elena has found new inspiration in the striking Italian landscape, and she's met an equally striking man named Ian. Not ready to part from one another, she and Ian share a train trip home to England. But a shocking murder disrupts their agenda, forcing Elena to personally deliver a message to Berlin that could change the fate of Europe. Back home, Elena's diplomat father and secretive grandfather--the former head of MI6, unbeknownst to his family--are involved in their own international machinations. Working behind the scenes as Elena tries to complete her mission on the ground, they interfere with a crucial political rally for one of Germany's most outspoken fascists. With Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich on the rise, and Elena caught in the middle of an international incident, anyone she encounters might be part of a deadly plot. In the first novel of a riveting new series by bestselling author Anne Perry, family secrets merge with suspense on the world stage, and Elena learns that, in these complicated times, no one can be trusted, and she must learn to rely only on herself"--

  • MIB International [Blu-ray]MIB International [Blu-ray] : International

    The team has always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe, but in this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the organization.

  • Meant to be yours [large print]Meant to be yours [large print]

    Mallery, Susan, author.

    In Happily Inc, love means never having to say "I do"... Wedding coordinator Renee Grothen isn't meant for marriage. Those who can, do. Those who can't, plan. But she never could have planned on gorgeous, talented thriller writer Jasper Dembenski proposing -- a fling, that is. Fun without a future. And the attraction between them is too strong for Renee to resist. Now she can have her no-wedding cake... and eat it, too. After years in the military, Jasper is convinced he's too damaged for relationships. So a flirtation -- and more -- with fiery, determined Renee is way too good to pass up... until his flame becomes his muse. Renee is an expert at averting every crisis. But is she finally ready to leap into the one thing that can never be controlled: love?.

  • One good deedOne good deed

    Baldacci, David, author.

    In 1949, World War II veteran and recent convict Aloysius Archer is released on parole with instructions to stay out of trouble, but when he becomes the suspect in a murder, he must track down the killer to avoid being sent back to prison.

  • Anna [DVD]Anna [DVD]

    Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

  • RedemptionRedemption

    Baldacci, David, author.

    Confronted by the first murder suspect of his early career while visiting his hometown, FBI detective Amos Decker reexamines startling connections to another crime that make him question if he arrested the wrong man years earlier.

  • Alita [DVD]Alita [DVD] : battle angel

    When Alita awakens with no memory in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman. Ido also tries to shield Alita from her mysterious history while her street-smart new friend Hugo offers instead to help trigger her memories. But it is when the deadly and corrupt forces that run the city come after Alita that she discovers a clue to her past.

  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix [DVD]X-Men: Dark Phoenix [DVD]

    The story of one of the X-Men's most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into her iconic alter ego. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet.

  • The bitterrootsThe bitterroots

    Box, C. J, author.

    "Former police officer Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by the nights on stakeout, Cassie is nonetheless managing...until an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young girl from an influential family. Against her own better judgment, Cassie agrees. But out in the Big Sky Country of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the land, and there's always something more to the story. As Cassie attempts to uncover the truth, she must fight against the ghosts of her own past that threaten to pull her back under"--

  • Diary of a wimpy kid [#14]: Wrecking ballDiary of a wimpy kid [#14]: Wrecking ball

    Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator.

    When an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley's family a chance to make big changes to their house, they soon discover that renovations may not be worth the effort.

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