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Takedown Twenty
Takedown Twenty
Written by Janet Evanovich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345542908
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Takedown Twenty
A Stephanie Plum Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $8.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Powerhouse author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are “as entertaining as ever” (Entertainment Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today).

 
Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn’t take him down, he... Read more >
Takedown Twenty
Takedown Twenty
Written by Janet Evanovich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385363174
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Takedown Twenty
A Stephanie Plum Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Powerhouse author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are “as entertaining as ever” (Entertainment Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today).

 
Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn’t take him down, he... Read more >
Takedown Twenty
Takedown Twenty
Written by Janet Evanovich, Read by Lorelei King
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385366762
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Takedown Twenty
A Stephanie Plum Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich
Read by Lorelei King


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $32.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Powerhouse author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are “as entertaining as ever” (Entertainment Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today).

 
Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn’t take him down, he... Read more >
Takedown Twenty
Takedown Twenty
Written by Janet Evanovich, Read by Lorelei King
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385366779
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Takedown Twenty
A Stephanie Plum Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich
Read by Lorelei King


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Powerhouse author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are “as entertaining as ever” (Entertainment Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today).

 
Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn’t take him down, he... Read more >
A Cold and Lonely Place
A Cold and Lonely Place
Written by Sara J. Henry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307718426
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A Cold and Lonely Place
A Novel
Written by Sara J. Henry


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

Another riveting novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Learning to Swim

*Anthony Award nominee for Best Novel

Freelance writer Troy Chance is snapping photos of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival ice palace when the ice-cutting machine falls silent. Encased in the frozen lake is the shadowy outline of a body—a man she knows... Read more >
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Death by Surprise
Death by Surprise
Written by Carolyn Hart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148690
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Death by Surprise

Written by Carolyn Hart


Format: Trade Paperback, 191 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $13.95

A woman is out to clear her cousin of murder charges after a blackmailer targeting the wealthy Carlisle family turns up dead.
 

K.C. Carlisle and her cousin Kenneth Carlisle both grew up rich. Kenneth is a corporate lawyer in an exclusive Northern California seaside community while K.C. has a storefront office on... Read more >
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Death by Surprise

Written by Carolyn Hart


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $9.99

A woman is out to clear her cousin of murder charges after a blackmailer targeting the wealthy Carlisle family turns up dead.
 

K.C. Carlisle and her cousin Kenneth Carlisle both grew up rich. Kenneth is a corporate lawyer in an exclusive Northern California seaside community while K.C. has a storefront office on... Read more >
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Death of a Nightingale

Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis
Translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.95

From the Nordic noir duo who brought you The New York Times bestseller The Boy in the Suitcase comes a chilling new thriller with a mystery seventy-years in the making.

Nina. Natasha. Olga. Three women united by one terrifying secret. But only one of them has killed to keep it.

Natasha Doroshenko, a... Read more >
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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908148
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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (14)
Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Modern ideas get tangled up with traditional ones in the latest intriguing installment in the beloved, best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.
 
Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. First she is approached by the lawyer Mma Sheba, who is the executor of a deceased farmer’s estate. Mma Sheba...

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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378415
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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (14)
Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $24.95

Modern ideas get tangled up with traditional ones in the latest intriguing installment in the beloved, best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.
 
Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. First she is approached by the lawyer Mma Sheba, who is the executor of a deceased farmer’s estate. Mma Sheba...

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Love Is the Law
Love Is the Law
Written by Nick Mamatas, Illustrated by Jemiah Jefferson
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781616552220
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Love Is the Law

Written by Nick Mamatas
Illustrated by Jemiah Jefferson


Format: Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $7.99

In 1989, punk-rock girl "Golden" Dawn has crafted an outsider's life combining the philosophies of Communism and Aleister Crowley's black magic. One fateful day she finds the dead body of her mentor in both politics and magick shot in the head, seemingly a suicide. But Dawn knows there's more going on... Read more >
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Styx & Stone
Styx & Stone
Written by James W. Ziskin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148195
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Styx & Stone
An Ellie Stone Mystery
Written by James W. Ziskin


Format: Trade Paperback, 285 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.95

Ellie Stone is a professed modern girl in 1960s' New York City, playing by her own rules and breaking boundaries while searching for a killer among the renowned scholars in Columbia University's Italian Department.

"If you were a man, you'd make a good detective."

Ellie Stone is sure that Sgt. McKeever meant that... Read more >
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Styx & Stone
An Ellie Stone Mystery
Written by James W. Ziskin


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $11.99

Ellie Stone is a professed modern girl in 1960s' New York City, playing by her own rules and breaking boundaries while searching for a killer among the renowned scholars in Columbia University's Italian Department.

"If you were a man, you'd make a good detective."

Ellie Stone is sure that Sgt. McKeever meant that... Read more >
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White Ginger
White Ginger
Written by Thatcher Robinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148171
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White Ginger

Written by Thatcher Robinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 293 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.95

Fierce loyalties, staunch compassion, and a weakness for strays lead Bai Jiang--San Francisco's best known souxun, or people finder--into violent conflicts that test her pacifist beliefs in the brutal world she lives in.
 

     Armed with Buddhist philosophy and wicked knife skills, Bai Jiang works at being a better person by following her conscience... Read more >
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White Ginger

Written by Thatcher Robinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

Fierce loyalties, staunch compassion, and a weakness for strays lead Bai Jiang--San Francisco's best known souxun, or people finder--into violent conflicts that test her pacifist beliefs in the brutal world she lives in.
 

     Armed with Buddhist philosophy and wicked knife skills, Bai Jiang works at being a better person by following her conscience... Read more >
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Wicked Business
Wicked Business
Written by Janet Evanovich, Read by Lorelei King
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148979
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Wicked Business
A Lizzy and Diesel Novel
Written by Janet Evanovich
Read by Lorelei King


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $14.99

The hardcover edition of Wicked Business contains Plum & Wicked stickers inside!

Janet Evanovich, mega-bestselling author of the beloved Stephanie Plum series, is back and better than ever. Her novels, hailed by GQ as “among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction,” deliver rollicking adventure with crackling wit and hilarious mayhem. And, now, one of the...

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The Bones of Paris
The Bones of Paris
Written by Laurie R. King
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345531773
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The Bones of Paris
A Stuyvesant & Grey Novel
Written by Laurie R. King


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE SACRAMENTO BEE

New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King, beloved for her acclaimed Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, consistently writes richly detailed and thoroughly suspenseful novels that bring a distant time and place to brilliant life. Now, in this thrilling new... Read more >
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Garment of Shadows
Garment of Shadows
Written by Laurie R. King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553386769
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Garment of Shadows
A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Written by Laurie R. King


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, comprise one of today’s most acclaimed mystery series. Now, in their newest and most thrilling adventure, the couple is separated by a shocking circumstance in a perilous part of the... Read more >
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The Gifted
The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771009983
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The Gifted
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $27.95

Joanne Kilbourn is as feisty as ever in the 14th book of the series that bears her name. This time, Jo and Zack's young daughter Taylor's precocious talent as a painter has drawn the attention of people who may not be at all what they seem . . .
 
Jo and Zack... Read more >
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The Gifted
The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771009938
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The Gifted
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

Joanne Kilbourn is as feisty as ever in the 14th book of the series that bears her name. This time, Jo and Zack's young daughter Taylor's precocious talent as a painter has drawn the attention of people who may not be at all what they seem . . .
 
Jo and Zack... Read more >
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Matchpoint
Matchpoint
Written by Elise Sax
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345532244
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Matchpoint

Written by Elise Sax


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $7.99

Lovably troublesome Gladie Burger runs into sizzling danger and a fiery love triangle in the second installment of Elise Sax’s hilarious and sexy Matchmaker romance series.

Since joining the family matchmaking business run by her eccentric Grandma Zelda, Gladie is always looking for love. But when an unbearable toothache knocks her out... Read more >
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Matchpoint
Matchpoint
Written by Elise Sax
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345532251
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Matchpoint

Written by Elise Sax


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $7.99

Lovably troublesome Gladie Burger runs into sizzling danger and a fiery love triangle in the second installment of Elise Sax’s hilarious and sexy Matchmaker romance series.

Since joining the family matchmaking business run by her eccentric Grandma Zelda, Gladie is always looking for love. But when an unbearable toothache knocks her out... Read more >
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Dark Places
Dark Places
Written by Gillian Flynn, Read by Rebecca Lowman, Cassandra Campbell and Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804164221
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Dark Places
A Novel
Written by Gillian Flynn
Read by Rebecca Lowman, Cassandra Campbell and Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $19.99

I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ.


Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” As her family lay dying, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing January snow. She lost some fingers and toes, but... Read more >
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Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects
Written by Gillian Flynn, Read by Ann Marie Lee
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804164238
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Sharp Objects
A Novel
Written by Gillian Flynn
Read by Ann Marie Lee


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $19.99

WICKED above her hipbone, GIRL across her heart
Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preaker’s troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, Camille’s first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back to her hometown to cover the murders... Read more >
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The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds
The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307949233
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The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds
An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (9)
Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $14.95

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 9

Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.  Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction’s most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to...
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