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  • R. B. Chesterton

    A young graduatestudent travels to Walden Pond expecting to find inspiration in the quietsolitude but instead finds something eerie and malevolent living deliberately inThoreau's woods. When graduate student Aine Cahill uncovers a journal provingthat her aunt Bonnie was an intimate companion of Henry David Thoreau duringhis supposedly solitary sojourn at Walden Pond, she knows that she has foundthe perfect subject for her dissertation. She decides to travel to Walden Pond herself to hunker downand work on her writing, but it quickly becomes clear that all is not as itseems in Thoreau's woodland retreat. The further Aine delves into Bonnie'sdiary, the more she finds herself wondering about...read more

  • Erica Wright

    As a private investigator, Kathleen Stone relies on herability to blend into the background. Aided by her street-smart drag queenfriend and the best wigmaker in New York City, she feels confident that hercamouflage is up to snuff. But when a cheating spouse she's been trailing endsup dead under suspicious circumstances, she fears that someone she angered inher past job-busting gangs and drug dealers as an undercover cop-has seenthrough her disguises. Now she must work with her former colleagues in the NYPDto solve the case before she's the next...read more

  • Ellery Jr. Queen

    In this third DruryLane novel, the elderly detective is aided by Patience Thumm in theinvestigation of the mysterious death of a corrupt state senator. SenatorFawcett, a man with many enemies, is found stabbed to death in his study. Patienceand her father, Inspector Thumm, try to unravel the web of circumstantialevidence that has enmeshed an innocent man. Patience refuses to be beaten by alack of evidence and, with the help of Drury Lane, finally stops an executionand brings the true criminal to...read more

  • Ruth Reid

    A buggy-racing champion, a hardworking field-hand, and a terrible cook, Rachel Hartzler does not fit her Amish community's standards for an eligible bride. Hurt by their rejection and still grieving the loss of her brother, Rachel is ready for change. She's not, however, ready for Jordan Engles. Rachel's father hired him to help tend the fields so Rachel can learn to cook and sew, thus increasing her chances of finding a husband. She can't understand why her father doesn't want her help and blames Jordan for trying to replace her beloved brother. Jordan plans for his time on the Michigan farm to be short. Before his mother passed away, he promised her he'd give her Amish roots a chance....read more

  • Rachel John

    She knows a match when she sees one, but she's clueless about her own heart. Emma Woodhouse is happily single, though that's never stopped her from making matches for others. Her best friend, George Knightley, thinks it's a sure way to trouble, but what's wrong with giving romance a little nudge? George has been fighting his feelings for Emma for years, but with families so closely intertwined, rocking the friendship boat would complicate more than just their relationship. He won't do that to her, or ask why she keeps cuddling up next to him on the couch to watch their favorite show at night. When a matchmaking scheme gone wrong drives a wedge between them, the last thing they want is to...read more

  • Mary Downing Hahn

    Justbefore summer begins, thirteen-year-old Ali finds an old photograph. Sherecognizes the two children in it; one's her mother, the other her aunt Dulcie-butwho is the third person, the one who's been torn out of the picture? Ali willhave two months to figure it out, since she's spending the summer with her auntand her cousin in the same house her mom and aunt used to visit when they werekids. Then Ali meets Sissy. Sissy is mean, spiteful, and determined to ruinAli's summer. Sissy also has a secret. Could it have something to do with theold photo? Ali is dying to find out-though, if she's not careful, that may be exactlywhat happens to...read more

  • Michael Ferrari

    Ever since she can remember, Bird has loved flying in small propeller airplanes with her mechanic dad. When the local airstrip is turned into a military flight school, Bird is in heaven-and she manages to turn one young airman's interest in her older sister into some personal flight lessons. Then a young Japanese American student named Kenji Fujita joins Bird's class, and the entire school seems to be convinced that he's a spy, a secret agent, or at the very least, that he and his uncle want the Japanese to win. But through a class project, Bird and Kenji befriend each other and accidentally discover real spy activity in the area. So begins an adventure that will shake the town and may even...read more

  • Mary Downing Hahn

    Margaret and her best friend Elizabeth both have brothers fighting the war against Hitler and, like everyone else they know, they are filled with feelings of patriotism. But the girls are also involved in their own personal war at home. Gordy Smith, the worst bully in the sixth grade, teases and torments them, and Margaret is scared to death of him. But when Gordy and his pals Toad and Doug grow bolder than ever, Margaret and Elizabeth come up with a daring plan to get even. That's when the girls discover a shocking secret about Gordy that turns their lives upside down and draws them into a startling confrontation with family, friends, and their own strongly held...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    Jennie McGrady loves to read mysteries, drive her mom's Mustang, and think about Ryan Johnson. Her summer seems perfect—until her grandmother Helen disappears with a million dollars in stolen diamonds. Helen McGrady's job as a freelance writer for travel magazines takes her all over the world, but it's her secret connections with the FBI that interest Jennie. Ryan Johnson is the good-looking boy next door—unfortunately it's next door to Gram, 150 miles away. When Jennie enlists Ryan's help in finding her, a dangerous search looms ahead. Thrilling intrigue and perilous adventure await in Too Many...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    Danger lurks just below the surface … Jennie McGrady thinks her vacation is doomed when a bomb threat delays her flight to a dolphin research lab in Florida. But then she meets Sarah, a girl who desperately needs her help to solve a two-year-old murder, and Jennie's detective instincts tell her something is very wrong. Sarah Stanford has lived in silence since her father's death. Now she's beginning to remember what happened the night of his murder—but what if the wrong person finds out she's a witness? Scott Chambers is a young, hot-headed environmentalist who teams up with Jennie in the Florida Keys. Unfortunately, Jennie soon finds out he has more than just a passing...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    The third installment in the popular Jennie McGrady mystery series Allison Beaumont is beautiful, popular, wealthy, and she's just been crowned the Rose Festival Princess. But when dead roses begin arriving on her doorstep and threatening phone calls follow, Allison realizes she's paying a high price for her throne. Jennie McGrady has only one goal in life: to find her father. But Allison's plea for help tears Jennie away from her search and involves both of them in a dangerous race to hunt down the Portland stalker. Rocky is the Beaumonts' handsome gardener, but with no dirt on his hands and a lot on his character, Jennie's wondering if Rocky's interested in something other than...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    The fourth installment in the popular Jennie McGrady mystery series Jennie McGrady's search for her missing father lands her in a lot of hot water, and now she's got to get out of Portland—fast. To Jennie's relief, her grandmother's response is a Caribbean cruise, where tropical breezes and endless beaches await. But danger is still on her heels. Lisa Calhoun has only one thing in common with her cousin Jennie: their age. A petite beauty with sparkling auburn hair and an eye for the perfect date, Lisa's idea of an adventure is trying on new nail polish. But she's entangled in another of Jennie's schemes, and the consequences could be deadly. Dominic Ramirez has both the wealth...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    A random act or a deadly plot? Jennie McGrady's whirlwind life revolves around one guy: her adorable five-year-old brother, Nick. But when he and a playmate disappear one evening, Jennie's world crashes at her feet. Panic-stricken and racing against time, Jennie begins a frantic journey down a dangerous and shadowy path. Doug Reed has spent his life trying to dodge his own reputation. With a recent move and a new job, he just may leave his past in the dust—except Jennie McGrady has dug up his criminal record, and it's not pretty. Anne Stuart seems to have it all together: a perfect home, a loving husband, and a beautiful little girl. When her daughter disappears and Jennie finds...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    Jennie McGrady is quickly gaining a reputation as an amateur sleuth, and it isn't going unnoticed by the local media. But the glamour of publicity is getting old, and Jennie would love to disappear into the crowd—especially when a plea from Courtney Evans leaves her out in the cold. Courtney is the typical wild sixteen-year-old: weird hair, strange friends, and an attitude to boot. But underneath the hype Jennie finds a compassionate, hurting friend who is running scared. When Courtney disappears, the police suggest she ran away, but Jennie's instincts tell her this mystery has the sickly smell of drugs and money surrounding it. Gavin Winslow is determined to break into the world of...read more

  • Joe Shine

    This debut thriller combines a pulse-pounding thriller witha new-adult coming-of-age story set at Texas A&M University. When Ren Sharpe was fourteen, she was kidnapped by a shadowyorganization called FATE and trained to be a human weapon. Now, four years later, she receives her assignment: protectGareth Young at all costs. Currently a student at Texas A&M, Gareth willsomeday change the world. FATE calls people like Gareth "FIPs"-future importantpeople-and they're everywhere, each with a FATE-trained shadow. But when disaster strikes, Ren will have to turn on hermaker. Together with Junie, a fellow abductee and the one person she trusts,Ren takes Gareth on the run. Because whatever else...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    Jennie McGrady is anxious to fly to Montana after her uncle, a full-blooded Indian and the owner of Dancing Waters Ranch, is injured by a bomb explosion meant to kill. Jennie is determined to solve the crime, but her instincts tell her she's not in friendly territory. Her cousin, Heather White Cloud, is a beautiful Indian princess with a less-than-noble attitude. Jennie had hoped to befriend her cousin, but Heather is as cold as ice and determined to escape the home she calls a prison. Chad Elliot, on the other hand, came to Montana to reclaim the land his grandfather once owned—Dancing Waters Ranch. He's lost his case in court, but has he decided to take the law into his own...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    Jennie McGrady's summer has just settled back into a comfortable lull when her chemistry teacher, Tom Mancini, turns up dead from a drug overdose in his lab at Trinity High School. A suicide note seems to close the case, but Jennie smells foul play—especially since a series of break-ins had been reported at the school—and her sleuthing uncovers some unsettling information. The hard part comes when she must convince police to investigate without implicating herself in the...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    Jennie McGrady plans to spend the last weeks of summer relaxing and hanging out with her boyfriend in her grandmother's coastal hometown. But she barely arrives before learning that the mayor's teenage daughter has been murdered. Jennie is reluctant to get involved in the emotional case—until the suspect turns out to be someone she knows. Todd Kopelund is under arrest for murdering the mayor's daughter—his girlfriend, Jessica Ames. He claims he's innocent, and Jennie can't imagine Todd hurting anyone. But the mayor is determined to prove Todd guilty, and the evidence is pretty convincing. Ryan Johnson, Jennie's boyfriend and Todd's best friend, says he cares a lot for Jennie, yet...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    Jennie McGrady's enthusiasm for the new school year is extinguished when the culturally diverse Trinity Center, home to her church and school, is destroyed by fire. Rumors abound that a racist organization is behind the tragedy, but Jennie is more concerned about the one person who was critically injured: family friend Michael Rhodes. Jared Reinhardt has been in counseling with Michael, trying to break free of a neo-Nazi group—or so he claims. Jennie would like to believe him, but then she spots Jared slipping away from the scene of the fire. Carlos Hernandez was present when the fire broke out and hasn't spoken a word since. His father, the church janitor, is a prime suspect, and...read more

  • Patricia H. Rushford

    A controversial move sets off a dangerous feud. Jennie McGrady's Labor Day weekend promises relaxation and fun when she visits a fur farm run by family acquaintances. Jennie's anticipation of the trip grows when she learns Scott Chambers, an old friend, has taken a job at the farm. But on her first night there, the mink are released from a neighboring farm, and Jennie fears the sometimes-volatile Scott may be behind it. Scott's participation in extreme animal rights activities is in the past—or so he claims. Jennie wants to believe him, but his arrival just before the mink release seems more than coincidence. And when Bob Sutherland, the affected farmer, goes missing, suspicion...read more