• Midnight Atlanta

    Midnight Atlanta

    Mullen, Thomas

    "Atlanta, 1956. When Arthur Bishop, editor of Atlanta's leading black newspaper, is killed in his office, cop-turned-journalist Tommy Smith finds himself in the crosshairs of the racist cops he's been trying to avoid. To clear his name, he needs to learn more about the dangerous story Bishop had been working on. Meanwhile, Smith's ex-partner Lucius Boggs and white sergeant Joe McInnis - the only white cop in the black precinct - find themselves caught between meddling federal agents, racist detectives, and Communist activists as they try to solve the murder. With a young Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. making headlines...

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  • Moon and the Mars

    Moon and the Mars

    Corthron, Kia

    ""Rarely does one encounter a book that can so profoundly change a reader. Moon and the Mars is that book. Corthron, a true heir to James Baldwin, presents a startlingly original exposure of the complex roots of American racism and classism as well as a sweeping exploration of love in all its myriad forms. The best work of fiction I have read in many years." -Naomi Wallace, MacArthur "Genius" Playwriting Fellow and author of One Flea Spare Set in the impoverished Five Points district of New York City in the years 1857-1863, we experience neighborhood life through the eyes of...

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  • Highland Thief

    Highland Thief

    McLayne, Alyson

    When a Highland laird decides to marry, nothing can stand in his way...not even the bride. No one ever accused Kerr MacAlister of being a nice man. Everyone would agree, however, that when the laird makes a promise, nothing can stop him. Which is why everyone knows Isobel MacKinnon will end up his wife. Isobel spent most of her childhood in love with the tall, dark, and sexy Scot. It wasn't until she was fifteen and failed to entice Kerr into kissing her that things turned sour. Now, Kerr is the one trying to entice her, but Isobel won't be...

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  • When the Summer Was Ours

    When the Summer Was Ours

    Veletzos, Roxanne

    "Hungary, 1943: As war encroaches on the country's borders, willful young Eva Cesar arrives in the idyllic town of Sopron to spend her last summer as a single woman on her aristocratic family's estate. Longing for freedom from her domineering father, she counts the days to her upcoming nuptials to a kind and dedicated Red Cross doctor whom she greatly admires. But Eva's life changes when she meets Aleandro, a charming and passionate Romani fiddler with a love for painting. With time and profound class differences against them, Eva and Aleandro still fall deeply in love-only to be separated by...

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  • Along Came A Lady

    Along Came A Lady

    Caldwell, Christi

    "The brooding, illegitimate son of a duke meets his match in the determined woman hired to transform him into a gentleman"--

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  • The Stolen Lady

    The Stolen Lady

    Morelli, Laura

    Separated by 500 years, two women--Anne Guichard, a young archivist at the Louvre, who at the dawn of WWII must keep treasures safe from the Nazis; and house servant, Bellina Sardi, who is tasked with keeping an impossible secret--each hide Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa with unintended consequences.

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  • Written in My Own Heart's Blood

    Written in My Own Heart's Blood

    Gabaldon, Diana

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  • The Archer

    The Archer

    Swamy, Shruti

    "Vidya, a rebellious young dancer and motherless daughter, comes of age in 1960s and 1970s Bombay"--Provided by publisher.

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  • The Riviera House

    The Riviera House

    Lester, Natasha

    "Paris, 1939: The Nazis think Éliane can't understand German. They're wrong. They think she's merely cataloging the art collection in The Louvre while they steal national treasures for their private collections. They have no idea she's carefully decoding their notes to ensure every painting can be recovered after the war. But Éliane is playing a very dangerous game. Does she dare trust the man she once loved, or will he only betray her once again? She can't know for sure...until a visit to a stunning home on the Riviera dramatically changes the course of her life. Present Day: Seventy years...

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  • Murder at Wakehurst

    Murder at Wakehurst

    Maxwell, Alyssa

    When she stumbles upon a dead body with an arrow in it while attending a lavish Elizabethan fête in 1899, journalist Emma Vanderbilt, discovering the victim is a judge who didn't walk the straight and narrow, must score a bull's eye to stop the killer from taking another life.

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