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Solitude Creek

Solitude Creek

Jeffery Deaver

A tragedy occurs at a small concert venue on the Monterey Peninsula. Cries of “fire” are raised and, panicked, people run for the doors, only to find them blocked. A half dozen people die and others are seriously injured. But it’s the panic and the stampede that killed; there was no fire. Kathryn Dance –a […]

A God In Ruins

A God In Ruins

Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson’s dazzling Life After Life explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A God In Ruins tells the dramatic story of the 20th century through Ursula’s beloved younger brother Teddy–would-be poet, heroic […]

Sound Of Glass

The Sound Of Glass

Karen White

It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward’s husband Cal, when she receives unexpected news–Cal’s family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal’s reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Charting the course of an uncertain life–and feeling guilt from her husband’s tragic death–Merritt travels from her home in Maine to Beaufort, […]

Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers

David McCullough

As he did so brilliantly in The Great Bridge and The Path Between The Seas, David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright.


The Quartet: Orchestrating The Second American Revolution, 1783-1789

Joseph J. Ellis

The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The Quartet is the story of this second American founding and of the men responsible–some familiar, such […]

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