Adult Fiction

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    The peculiar life of a lonely postman

    The´riault, Denis, 1959- author.

    Bilodo lives a solitary daily life, routinely completing his post round every day and returning to his empty Montreal apartment. But he has found a way to break the cycle - Bilodo has taken to stealing people's mail, steaming open the envelopes and readin....

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    All the way

    Proby, Kristen, author.

    Finn Cavanaugh is known for being a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom. He owns a successful law firm with his brother and brother-in-law in Manhattan. On the rare occasion that he has down time, he spends it at his home in Martha’s Vineyard. But ....

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    The King's witch : a novel

    Borman, Tracy, author.

    In March of 1603, as she helps to nurse the dying Queen Elizabeth of England, Frances Gorges dreams of her parents' country estate, where she learned to use flowers and herbs to become a much-loved healer. When King James of Scotland succeeds to the thron....

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    Wings of the wind

    Cossette, Connilyn, author.

    Cossette Consistently Brings the Old Testament to Life in an Engrossing, Fresh New Way Alanah, a Canaanite, is no stranger to fighting and survival. When her family is killed in battle with the Hebrews, she disguises herself and sneaks onto the battlefiel....

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    Second time sweeter

    Jenkins, Beverly, 1951- author.

    Malachi 'Mal' July's reputation as a player is making trouble for him, even though he's now a recovering alcoholic trying to redeem himself in the eyes of his family and the citizens of Henry Adams, Kansas. He's turning his diner into a profitable busines....

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    Why not tonight

    Mallery, Susan, author.

    For Ronan Mitchell, the moodiest of the five famous Mitchell brothers, being stranded for days with his perky studio manager is a fate worse than death--until she forces the brooding artist to see what he's been missing all these years.....

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    A simple singing

    Gould, Leslie, 1962- author.

    When a Mennonite farmhand, Gordon Martin, shows interest in Amish Marie Bachmann, she can't help but be flattered. But her mother sends her off to Florida, where she begins spending time with bad-boy Eli Jacob, the bishop's son from back home. When Gordon....

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    Paris in the dark

    Butler, Robert Olen, author.

    Autumn 1915. World War I is raging across Europe but Woodrow Wilson has kept Americans out of the trenches--though that hasn't stopped young men and women from crossing the Atlantic to volunteer at the front. Christopher "Kit" Cobb, a Chicago reporter wit....

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    Dead writers in rehab

    Davies, Paul Bassett, author.

    When literary reprobate Foster James wakes up in a strange country house, he assumes he's been consigned to rehab (yet again) by his dwindling band of friends and growing collection of ex-wives. But he soon realises there's something a bit different about....

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    The good liar

    McKenzie, Catherine, author.

    An explosion rips apart a Chicago building. A year later, Cecily is in mourning. She was supposed to be in the building that day; she watched it come down with her husband and best friend inside. Kate, now living thousands of miles away, is hoping that he....

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    Through the autumn air

    Irvin, Kelly, author.

    The mother of ten and a widow of seven years, Mary Katherine is a bundle of energy, always willing to step in and help her friends around her Amish community. Now that her last child is married, she pours her abundant creative spirit into writing stories,....

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    Sail away

    Imrie, Celia, 1952- author.

    The phone hasn't rung for months. Suzy Marshall is discovering that work can be sluggish for an actress over sixty - even for the former star of a 1980s TV series. So when she's offered the plum role of Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest in....

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    The family Tabor

    Wolas, Cherise, author.

    Harry Tabor is about to be named Man of the Decade, a distinction that feels like the culmination of a life well lived. Gathering together in Palm Springs for the celebration are his wife, Roma, a distinguished child psychologist, and their children: Phoe....

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