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Detective Lena Adams has fled to the place where she grew up, careening back through the shadows of her past.

Beyond Reach: Grant County #6
by Karin Slaughter

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In a small Georgia town, Det. Lena Adams is accused of a vicious murder. A hundred miles away, Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliver learns that his young detective has been arrested. And Jeffrey’s wife, pediatrician and medical examiner Sara Linton, fighting a heartbreaking malpractice suit, is at the center of a bizarre and murderous case.
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Catch up on the classics with over 64,000 pages!

Classics Authors Super Set Series 4
by 12 Classic Authors

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This book contains the following works
Ambrose Bierce: The Collected Works
Lewis Carroll: The Complete Works
Emily Dickinson: Complete Poems
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Homer: The complete Epic Poems
Henry James: Complete Works
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A dying man's greatest treasure ... opens the door to an ancient evil ... where death is just the beginning:

DRACULAS (A Novel of Terror)
by J.A. Konrath, Blake Crouch, Jack Kilborn, F. Paul Wilson & Jeff Strand
4 well-known horror authors pool their penchants for scares & thrills, and tackle one of the greatest of all legends, with each writer creating a unique character and following them through a vampire outbreak in a secluded hospital.

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H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Collection
by H. P. Lovecraft
HP Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Among his most celebrated tales is "The Call of Cthulhu."
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How a Trip to the Bookstore Led to Sex with an Alien and the Destruction of Earth
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#1 NYTimes bestselling author Johanna Lindsey’s passionate tale features the mysterious Degan Grant from ONE HEART TO WIN

Wildfire In His Arms
by Johanna Lindsey
Degan Grant, a dangerous gunfighter running from his past, finds his future with a beautiful outlaw at the gallows. When a US Marshal calls in a favor, all Degan has to do is apprehend three outlaws. Easy enough, he figures, for a man no one wants to tangle with.
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Narnia meets Middle Earth in this explosive new Epic Fantasy!

The Boy Who Fell Through The Sky:
Epic Fantasy Series Book 1
by Peter North
Have you ever considered jumping through a portal into another world? Would you do it if you got the chance?

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
by Laura Hillenbrand

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Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail.
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John Carter: Barsoom Series
by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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Warrior Patient Heartbeats: How to Beat Deadly Diseases With Laughter, Good Doctors, Love, and Guts.
by Temple Emmet Williams, author of the highly rated Warrior Patient
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The bestselling author of Fragile returns to The Hollows, delivering a riveting story with devastating consequences

Darkness, My Old Friend
by Lisa Unger

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After giving up his post at the Hollows PD, Jones Cooper is having trouble facing a horrible event from his past and finding a second act. He's in therapy. Then, on a brisk October morning, he has a visitor. Eloise Montgomery, the psychic who plays a key role in Fragile, comes to him with predictions about his future, some of them dire.
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A world full of ghosts. A reluctant psychic medium. Destiny only knocks once—then it kicks down the door....

Forever Road
by Catie Rhodes

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Peri Jean thinks seeing ghosts is a curse, but her murdered trailer trash cousin doesn’t care. She wants Peri Jean to expose her killer.

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Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends?

A Brief History of Time
by Stephen Hawking

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In Search of Lost Time, Volumes 1 to 7
by Marcel Proust

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Includes: In Search of Lost Time, which includes Swann’s Way, Within a Budding Grove, The Guermantes Way, Sodom and Gomorrah, The Captive, The Fugitive, and Time Regained. Translated from the French by C. K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin, this classic was originally known as Remembrance of Things Past.
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In Bangkok, everyone gets the chance to start over....

Bangkok Shadows
by Stephen Shaiken

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When American criminal defense lawyer Glenn Murray Cohen took a bundle of cash from a murdered client and moved to Thailand and a new life, he thought his troubles were over forever. For seven years, Glenn enjoys the life of a wealthy expat. But his pleasant life is turned upside down when American agents come calling....
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Burke's newest client has the face of an angel, the body of a high-priced stripper, and the skills of a professional executioner....

Flood
by Andrew Vachss
She wants Burke to find a monster for her—so she can kill him with her bare hands....

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A charming man could be the icing on one chubby woman's cupcake....

Chubby & Charming
(Big & Beautiful Book 1)
by Mary E Thompson

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Mandy likes her life. She's happy. She has great friends, a good job, a happy life. She has it all, even if it comes with a few extra pounds. But Mandy doesn't mind. She knows who she is and she likes cupcakes too much to worry about the weight.

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
by William Shakespeare
The present ebook comprises the complete writings of William Shakespeare, including all the Tragedies, Comedies, Histories, Romances, and Poems. It comes with 150 original illustrations which are the engravings John Boydell commissioned for his Boydell Shakespeare Gallery.
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“A prismatic debut—beautiful, subtle, ... original.”—The New Yorker

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Open City: A Novel
by Teju Cole

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A haunting novel about identity, dislocation, and history, Open City is a profound work by an important new author who has much to say about our country and our world.

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FBI Special Agent Matthew Roarke has been working for this moment: the capture of a killer who savagely hunts the worst of humanity.

Cold Moon
by Alexandra Sokoloff

The Huntress/FBI Thrillers #3—450+ Rave Reviews!
The hunt for mass murderer Cara Lindstrom is over. But FBI Special Agent Matthew Roarke remains traumatized by his own near-death at the hands of the serial killer who slaughtered Cara’s family—and haunted by the enigmatic woman who saved his life. Then the 16-year-old prostitute who witnessed Cara’s most recent murder goes missing....
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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
by Richard Dawkins
An essential collection by an indispensable author, as the legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time.
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I'm Extinguisher Seren Sloane and I can tell you a real fairy's tale, if you're brave enough to listen.

Fairy-Struck: Twilight Court #1
by Amy Sumida, award-winning author of The Godhunter Series
Would you like to hear a real fairy tale? A story about the war ... which led to a truce and a truce which led to the creation of a secret society. There are councils you know nothing about, councils of fairies and of humans who write laws which govern us both. Laws you also know nothing about, yet you are held accountable to them.
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In the hopeful 1950s, Frank and April Wheeler appear to be a model couple....

Revolutionary Road
by Richard Yates

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They are bright, beautiful, talented, with two young children and a starter home in the suburbs. Perhaps they married too young and started a family too early. Maybe Frank's job is dull. And April never saw herself as a housewife. Yet they have always lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner....
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With all his family and friends gone, 100-year-old Murray McBride is looking for a reason to live....

The Five Wishes of Mr. Murray McBride
by Joe Siple

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Murray McBride finds his reason to live in Jason Cashman, a ten-year-old boy with a terminal heart defect and a list of five things he wants to do before he dies. Together, they race against the limited time each has left, ticking off wishes one by one. But when tragedy strikes, their worlds are turned upside-down....
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A courtroom financial thriller that curls around and surprises even the keenest readers:

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by John Ellsworth

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Michael Gresham is a criminal attorney with a client accused of murdering a judge's wife. As the story progresses, the judge whose wife was murdered suddenly tries to hire Michael Gresham for himself. New revelations have the judge backed into a corner in this legal and financial thriller. Can an attorney battle the system...
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Lisa Delaney drops out of law school to care for her four younger siblings when her parents don’t survive a car accident....

The Broken Circle
by Linda Barrett

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Mike Brennan, Lisa’s fiancée, is in his rookie year with the NFL, and suggests he and Lisa marry quickly and give the kids a home. Lisa is haunted by thoughts of her parents’ expectations.

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The Devil Wears Prada
by Lauren Weisberger
Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die for.” But as things escalate from the merely unacceptable to the downright outrageous, Andrea begins to realize that the job a million girls would die for may just kill her. And even if she survives, is the job worth the price of her soul?
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An authoritative and definitive account of piracy's "Golden Age."

Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
by David Cordingly

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For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents and records to explode many accepted myths (i.e. "walking the plank" is pure fiction) and replace them with a truth that is more complex and often bloodier. 16 pp. of photos. Maps.
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Once Upon a Desire: The Complete Collection
by Jen McConnel

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Amid the beauty of Charleston, not all is as it seems...

Because You're Mine
by Colleen Coble

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When her husband Liam is killed by a car bomb while their Celtic band is on tour in Charleston, singer and Irish beauty Alanna doesn’t quite know where to turn. Her father-in-law is threatening to take custody of the baby she carries, but Alanna knows she can’t lose the only piece of Liam she has left...
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Love and laughter join hands in this tender, funny tale of second chances and family life....

Spare Me the Drama: A Novel
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The Manhattan Hunt Club: A Novel
by John Saul

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Can Harl rescue the remnants of our species or will the artificial god be their downfall?

The Humanarium
by CW Tickner

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Orphaned blacksmith Harl Eriksson is a prisoner. All his life has been lived inside a giant terrarium owned by an alien. He is a pet. Those around him praise the creature, three hundred times their size as a living god. Harl hates the giant that stole his family and vows to put an end to humanity's misery...
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