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New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Childs, Laura,
Publisher Berkley Prime Crime, 2018. ©2018
First Edition.
327 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number M CHI
Summary "While viewing the harbor's Gaslights and Galleons Parade from the widow's walk of Timothy Neville's Charleston mansion, local banker Carson Lanier seemingly tumbles over a narrow railing, then plunges three stories to his death. But a tragic accident becomes something much more sinister when it's discovered that the victim was first shot with a bolt from a crossbow. At the request of the mansion owner, Theodosia investigates the tragedy and is soon neck deep in suspects. An almost ex-wife, a coworker, a real estate partner-- all had motives for killing the luckless banker, but one resorted to murder to settle accounts"--

Kill the angel : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Dazieri, Sandrone, 1964-
Publisher Scribner, [2018]
First Scribner hardcover edition.
452 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number M DAZ
Summary "From the wildly inventive mind of thriller master Sandrone Dazieri, whose first novel featuring investigators Colomba Caselli and Dante Torre, Kill the Father, was an international bestseller, comes the ingenious second novel in the series, Kill the Angel. In Rome, a high-speed train hurtles into the city's main station with a carriage full of dead bodies, the macabre discovery of which falls to Deputy Police Commissioner Colomba Caselli. Subsequently, the police receive a claim of responsibility and the threat of more murders to come. But neither Caselli nor her eccentrically brilliant ally, Dante Torre, are yet ready to buy the terrorist link. As the two maverick investigators puncture the facade of what the perpetrator wants everyone to believe, they come close to dying several times. Not for the first time, Dante's bizarre childhood, during which he was kept confined for years in a concrete silo, enables him to see what others miss, and in this case, to connect with a kindred spirit of sorts, a woman named Giltine who experienced an equally bizarre childhood from which she emerged damaged, lethal, and full of murderous intent. Adding to Giltine's eerie fierceness is that, as the victim of a rare mental illness, she believes she's already dead. She's unacquainted with fear. And that makes her the most formidable foe Colomba and Dante have faced yet. As the story climaxes, the duo finds themselves utterly on their own, on the outs with law enforcement and the only ones with a chance to make sure the waters of Venice don't turn red with blood"--

The last equation of Isaac Severy : a novel in clues

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Jacobs, Nova,
Publisher Touchstone, 2018.
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
x, 337 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number M JAC
Summary "The Family Fang meets The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry in this literary mystery about a struggling bookseller whose recently deceased grandfather, a famed mathematician, left behind a dangerous equation for her to track down--and protect--before others can get their hands on it. Just days after mathematician and family patriarch Isaac Severy dies of an apparent suicide, his adopted granddaughter Hazel, owner of a struggling Seattle bookstore, receives a letter from him by mail. In it, Isaac alludes to a secretive organization that is after his final bombshell equation, and he charges Hazel with safely delivering it to a trusted colleague. But first, she must find where the equation is hidden. While in Los Angeles for Isaac's funeral, Hazel realizes she's not the only one searching for his life's work, and that the equation's implications have potentially disastrous consequences for the extended Severy family, a group of dysfunctional geniuses unmoored by the sudden death of their patriarch. As agents of an enigmatic company shadow Isaac's favorite son--a theoretical physicist--and a long-lost cousin mysteriously reappears in Los Angeles, the equation slips further from Hazel's grasp. She must unravel a series of maddening clues hidden by Isaac inside one of her favorite novels, drawing her ever closer to his mathematical treasure. But when her efforts fall short, she is forced to enlist the help of those with questionable motives"--

Zack : a thriller

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Kallentoft, Mons, 1968-
Publisher Emily Bestler Books / Washington Square Press, 2018.
First Emily Bestler Books/Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
467 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number M KAL
Summary "Zack Herry is the golden boy who has stumbled into a career in the Stockholm police force. But when four Thai women from a massage parlor in Stockholm are found brutally executed and a fifth badly mutilated, then dumped outside a nearby hospital, Zack must get his act together and try to figure out the motives behind these vicious murders"--

Closer than you know : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Parks, Brad, 1974-
Publisher Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018] ©2018
First edition.
402 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number M PAR
Summary Disaster, Melanie Barrick was once told, is always closer than you know. It was a lesson she learned the hard way growing up in the constant upheaval of foster care. But now that she's survived into adulthood-- with a loving husband, a steady job, and a beautiful baby boy named Alex-- she thought that turmoil was behind her. Until one Tuesday evening when she goes to pick up Alex from childcare only to discover he's been removed by Social Services. And no one will say why. It's a terrifying scenario for any parent, but doubly so for Melanie, who knows the unintended horrors of what everyone coldly calls "the system." Her nightmare mushrooms when she arrives home to learn her house has been raided by sheriff's deputies, who have found enough cocaine to send Melanie to prison for years. The evidence against her is overwhelming, and if Melanie can't prove her innocence, she'll lose Alex forever. Meanwhile, assistant commonwealth's attorney Amy Kaye-- who has been assigned Melanie's case-- has her own troubles. She's been dogged by a cold case no one wants her to pursue: a serial rapist who has avoided detection by wearing a mask and whispering his commands. Over the years, he has victimized dozens of women. Including Melanie. Yet now her attacker might be the key to her salvation ... or her undoing.

The bags of tricks affair : a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Pronzini, Bill,
Publisher Forge, 2018. ©2018
First Edition.
254 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number M PRO
Summary With two con games being run by two deadly villains, Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon are forced to split up, but when Sabina's life is in danger, John realizes just how much she means to him.


New Adult Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Ball, Jesse, 1978-
Publisher Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
First edition.
ix, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call Number F BAL
Summary Learning that he does not have long to live and will need to figure out how to provide for his developmentally disabled adult son, a widower signs up as a census taker for a mysterious government bureau and leaves town with his son on a cross-country journey.

Gun love : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Clement, Jennifer,
Publisher Hogarth, [2018]
First edition.
245 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F CLE
Summary "Pearl's mother took her away from her family just weeks after she was born, and drove off to central Florida determined to begin a new life for herself and her daughter--in the parking lot next to a trailer park. Pearl grew up in the front seat of their '94 Mercury, while her mother lived in the back. Despite their hardships, mother and daughter both adjusted to life, making friends with the residents of the trailers and creating a deep connection to each other. All around them, Florida is populated with gun owners--those hunting alligators for sport, those who want to protect their families, and those who create a sense of danger"--Amazon.com.

The hunger

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Katsu, Alma,
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]
376 pages : map ; 24 cm
Call Number F KAT
Summary "A retelling of the fate of the Donner Party, with a Walking Dead style twist"--

Bring out the dog : stories

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Mackin, Will,
Publisher Random House, 2018.
First edition.
173 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F MAC
Summary "In the tradition of Redeployment, a short story collection from a decorated U.S. Navy veteran who served several combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan--a powerful depiction of life on the front lines of today's warfare. A mesmerizing debut collection that reveals what it is like to be a member of an elite special operations team, when so many missions take place behind night vision, ancient credos, and layers of secrecy. Told without a trace of bravado, and with a keen, Barry Hannah-like sense of the absurd, Will Mackin manages to capture the tragedy and heroism, degradation and exultation in the smallest details of war. Switching between settings at home and abroad, these eleven unforgettable stories explore the intense bonds, conflicting emotions, and surprising compassion that make up modern warfare"--

The third victim

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Margolin, Phillip,
Publisher Minotaur Books, 2018.
First edition.
312 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F MAR
Summary "In rural Oregon, two women are found dead after being tortured, battered, and burned. A third woman escapes with evidence that points overwhelmingly to a local man. When a young lawyer joins the team defending him, she uncovers corruption, lies, and secrets that threaten to shake up not only her firm but the entire town"--

The silent companions

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Purcell, Laura,
Publisher Penguin Books, 2018. ©2017
304 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number F PUR
Summary "When newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband's crumbling country estate, The Bridge, what greets her is far from the life of wealth and privilege she was expecting. When Elsie married handsome young heir Rupert Bainbridge, she believed she was destined for a life of luxury. But with her husband dead just weeks after their marriage, her new servants resentful, and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie has only her husband's awkward cousin for company. Or so she thinks. Inside her new home lies a locked door, beyond which is a painted wooden figure--a silent companion--that bears a striking resemblance to Elsie herself. The residents of The Bridge are terrified of the figure, but Elsie tries to shrug this off as simple superstition--that is, until she notices the figure's eyes following her. A Victorian ghost story that evokes a most unsettling kind of fear, this is a tale that creeps its way through the consciousness in ways you least expect--much like the silent companions themselves"--

Hearts entwined : a historical romance novella collection

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 03:43
by Witemeyer, Karen, Love knot.
Publisher Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2018] ©2018
342 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number F HEA
Summary "The path to love is filled with twists and turns in these stories of entangled romance with a touch of humor from four top historical romance novelists! Includes Karen Witemeyer's The Love Knot , Mary Connealy's The Tangled Ties That Bind , Regina Jennings's Bound and Determined , and Melissa Jagears's Tied and True ." -- ONIX annotation.

Under the same moon [DVD videorecording] = Misma luna

Foreign Films - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 15:42
by Barrera, Gerardo.
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Tells the parallel stories of nine-year-old Carlitos and his mother, Rosario. In the hopes of providing a better life for her son, Rosario works illegally in the U.S. In Mexico, her mother cares for Carlitos. Unexpected circumstances drive both Rosario and Carlitos to embark on their own journeys in a desperate attempt to reunite. Along the way, mother and son face challenges and obstacles but never lose hope that they will one day be together again.

Justice League of America. Vol. 2, Curse of the Kingbutcher

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 09:41
by Orlando, Steve (Comic book writer)
Publisher DC Comics, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Call Number GN YA F JUS

Star Wars : Poe Dameron. Vol. 3, Legend lost

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 09:41
by Soule, Charles,
Publisher Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Call Number GN YA F STA

Reputation [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 09:41
by Swift, Taylor, 1989-
Publisher Big Machine Records, [2017] distributed by Universal Music Group Distribution, [2017] ℗2017
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP SWI

End game

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 09:41
by Baldacci, David
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2017. ©2017
408 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BAL
Summary Will Robie returns home from a mission overseas to discover that his boss--codenamed Blue Man--has vanished. His last known location was in remote Colorado, and there have been no other sightings or communications since. But there is violence brewing in this small town, and Robie and his sometime-partner Jessica Reel will be lucky if they make it out alive, with or without Blue Man.

Blue planet II [DVD videorecording] : take a deep breath

New Feature Film DVDs - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 03:41
by Honeyborne, James, 1960-
Publisher BBC Earth, [2018]
3 videodiscs (approximately 350 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1666264.1)
Summary David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.

El Dorado [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 03:41
by Shakira,
Publisher Sony Music Latin, [2017] ℗2016 ©2017
1 audio disc : CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD WOR SHA