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After the Fire
Belva Plain 
book cover AFTER THE FIRE by Belva Plain

A rivalry between a lovely mother and a plain daughter.  A grandmother
gifted with her hands who passes on her talent to her granddaughter.  A
father filled with generosity who will support his child when her mother
will not.  These are the machinations that drive an entire family -–a
compelling group of blood relatives who sometimes choose lies over love
to fulfill their dreams. 

ISBN: 044023574X
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The Turning Point
Francis Ray 
book cover TURNING POINT

Finding the courage to escape her abusive marriage, Lilly Crawford
leaves her husband and her hometown.  When her car breaks down in
Louisiana, she meets neurosurgeon Adam Wakefield, who was blinded by car
thieves.  Unsure he will ever recover his sight or his life, Adam sinks
into depression.  But when Lilly is hired as his caregiver, and the two
spend long hours together, an unexpected bond develops. 
(FICTION )

ISBN: 0312978626  
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Hard Landing
Lynne Heitman 
book cover HARD LANDING

As the new manager of the Majestic Airlines operation at Boston’s Logan
International Airport, Alex Shanahan expects her fair share of
turbulence.  But the airport is in chaos, with divided loyalties tearing
it apart.  There are dark secrets at Logan – especially surrounding a
fatal plane crash – that could bring down the airline, and destroy the
careers of Alex and the man she loves.  (ESPIONAGE/ THRILLER)

ISBN: 0451409728 
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Mystic Visions
Rosanne Bittner

book cover MYSTIC VISIONS by Rosanne Bittner

The saga of Lakota holy woman Buffalo Dreamer and her husband, Rising
Eagle, continues as Buffalo Dreamer’s visions reveal bluecoats and a
coming war, and the fates of Little Big Boy and Never Sleeps, and of
Never Sleeps’ mother, Fall Leaf Woman, are revealed.  And the one Lakota
who is destined to lead his people into their greatest trial ever is
introduced – Crazy Horse. (HISTORICAL)

ISBN: 0812565428
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Until the Day They Die
Christine McGuire 
book cover UNTIL THE DAY THEY DIE

When an infant is snatched from her wealthy California home, District
Attorney Kathryn Mackay and her former lover, Detective David Ganz, are
called to investigate.  With few leads, Kathryn takes the case to the
national media, but then babies start disappearing from birthing centers
and bedrooms across the county – and Kathryn and Dave must race to find
the infants and the culprits.  (FICTION)

ISBN: 0671024361 
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Tough Cookie
Diane Mott Davidson 

book cover TOUGH COOKIE

When caterer Goldy Schulz is offered a temporary stint hosting a cooking show for PBS, she jumps at the chance to tape at the posh Killdeer Ski
Resort in Colorado.  When Goldy has to do a live show for a telethon, the broadcast is riddled with catastrophe, and a baffling accident
claims a life.  But this tough cookie refuses to crumble. 
(MYSTERY/
DETECTIVE)


ISBN: 0553578308  
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The London Vampire Panic
Michael Romkey 
book cover THE LONDON VAMPIRE PANIC

Vampires terrorize Victorian Europe – and a cast of historical figures –
in the sixth spine-tingling novel of this successful series, by the
author of Vampire Hunter.  Led by the famous vampire hunter Dr. Abraham
Van Helsing, six men set out to track and unmask the killer – and bring
the nightmare gripping the city to a blessed end.  (HORROR)

ISBN: 0449005739 
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Deceptions : The Blending Enthroned, Book Two
Sharon Green 
book cover DECEPTIONS: BLENDING ENTHRONED

The Chosen Six combined their elemental powers to bring a new era of enlightenment to their once enslaved land.  But freedom is a hated thing
for some, giving rise to jealousy and unchecked ambition.  As traitors scheme at home, the Chosen Six are called upon to deal with a dire
threat : a terrible army is massing, dedicated to the total devastation
of everything in its path. (FANTASY)

ISBN: 0380812940 
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The Mummy Returns
Max Allan Collins
book cover THE MUMMY RETURNS

Based on the upcoming sequel to the smash hit film The Mummy, this
novelization of The Mummy Returns, starring Brendan Fraser and The Rock,
is written by a Shamus Award-winning author.  The Mummy Returns is
scheduled for release on Memorial Day weekend, 2001. 
(HORROR)

ISBN: 0425179265 
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The Temple and the Crown
Katherine Kurtz & Deborah Turner Harris 
book cover TEMPLE AND THE CROWN

This sequel to The Temple and the Stone features the Knights Templar,
medieval warrior monks with magical powers.  In 1306, as Edward I of
England challenges Scottish freedom fighters and France’s Philip IV
usurps control of the papacy, both kings are puppets of the Order of the
Black Swan.  The order’s true goal is to capture the sacred relics
guarded by the mystic Knights. 
(FANTASY)

ISBN: 0446608548
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Muse of Art
Piers Anthony 
book cover MUSE OF ART

Anthony’s Geodyssey Series is the story of humanity as seen through the
eyes of a handful of courageous men and women reborn again and again in
some of the most turbulent stages of history.  The arts set humanity
apart from all other species on earth, and this fourth book in the saga
explores the special talents that have inspired and motivated man since
the earliest days of existence.   (FANTASY)

ISBN: 0812574710
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Cat in a Kiwi Con : A Midnight Louie Mystery
Carole Nelson Douglas 
book cover THE CAT IN KIWI-CON

The purring P.I. is back with his human partner, Templeton Barr, and her
significant other, Max Kinsella.  While in Las Vegas, Louie follows a
Siamese cat to the world’s largest science fiction convention that’s
filled with characters and fans in costume.  When a prominent player is
killed, not only is the method of death perplexing, but the suspects are
in a cast of thousands.  (MYSTERY/ DETECTIVE)

ISBN: 0812584252 
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The Samurai’s Wife
Laura Joh Rowland 
book cover THE SAMURAI'S WIFE

In this sequel to The Concubine’s Tattoo, set in 17th century Japan,
Most Honorable Investigator Sano Ichiro is joined by his strong-willed
wife, Reiko, to unmask the murderer of a high Kyoto official in the
emperor’s palace.  HC: St. Martin’s Press. (MYSTERY)

ISBN: 0312974485
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Castaways of the Flying Dutchman
Brian Jacques 
book cover CASTAWAYS OF THE FLYING DUTCHMAN

The legend of the wind-tattered ghost ship and its mad sea Captain,
cursed to sail the seas forever, has been passed down throughout the
centuries.  But what of the young boy and his dog who are trapped aboard
that ship?  What is to become of them?  Thus begins one of the mightiest
adventure in Jacquesian history, as boy and dog set off on an eternal
journey of their own, braving icy winds and waves to arrive at strange
shores.  384 pp.  (CHILDREN’S BOOKS)

ISBN: 0399236015 
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Heart of Gold
Sharon Shinn 
book cover HEART OF GOLD by Shinn

From the award-winning author of Wrapt in Crystal and the Samaria
trilogy comes a classic Romeo and Juliet romance set in a world far from
our own.   ( SCIENCE FICTION)

ISBN: 0441008216
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Bobby’s Girl
J.B. Austin 
book cover BOBBY'S GIRL by J.B. Austin

Hollywood director Bobby Albertson found the girl of his dreams in Kathy
Miller – she’s smart, beautiful, and really strong.  Kathy loves Bobby – but her secret is that she is a high-ranking official from another
world, sent to Earth for her own safety.  Now, her enemies have located
her – and Bobby, his family, and all of Earth may be in peril.
 (SCIENCE FICTION)

ISBN: 0441008232
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Dreamcatcher
Stephen King 
book cover DREAMCATCHER by Steven King

America’s most thrilling storyteller is at the height of his powers in
this page-turning epic of haunted memories, heroism, and stark
survival.  Once upon a time in the haunted city of Derry (the site if It
and Insomnia), four boys stood together and did a brave thing.
Twenty-five years later, these men are plunged into a horrifying
struggle with a creature from another world.  Their only chance of
survival is locked in their shared past – and in the Dreamcatcher.  544 pp. (HORROR)

ISBN: 0743211383 
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J.R.R. Tolkien :
 Architect of Middle Earth

Daniel Grotta 
book cover J.R.R. Tolkien : Architect OF MIDDLE EARTH

One of this century’s most beloved and enigmatic writers is profiled in this new biography.  After a traumatic childhood, Tolkien experienced the bloody trenches of World War I, then lived most of his life as a
cloistered Oxford scholar.  Grotta examines how much of Tolkien’s personal experience fired his incredible imagination and led to the creation of Middle Earth and its inhabitants.  15 full-color
illustrations.  240 pp.  (BIOGRAPHY)

ISBN: 0762409568 
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The Triumph of Katie Byrne
Barbara Taylor Bradford 


A riveting novel
that begins with a murder in an old Connecticut barn and winds up on
Broadway.  Ten years after the tragedy, Katie, a struggling actress in
New York, desperately wants to achieve success, but first she must face the demons of the past before she can embrace the possibilities of the future.  352 pp.  (FICTION)

ISBN: 0385501404 
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The Serpent’s Shadow
Mercedes Lackey 
book cover SERPENTS SHADOW by Mercedes Lackey

Can one young woman harness her magical powers in time to save herself
from a vindictive sorceress who has followed her halfway around the
world? The Serpent’s Shadow – by the bestselling author of the Valdemar
novels – is the first of three stand-alone fantasies inspired by classic
fairy tales and set in turn-of-the-century London. 400 pp.  (FANTASY)

ISBN: 0886779154  
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 The Secret Stones
Dee Holmes
book cover SECRET STONES

As her teenage daughter Jessica lies in a coma after an accident, Mattie
Caufield questions the things she’s always believed.  She finds out
Jessica was pregnant, and wonders if her parents’ divorce affected her
more than anyone realized.  With everyone, including her ex-husband,
hoping for a reconciliation, Mattie is torn between her feelings for
another man and her need to make her family right.

ISBN: 0425179249
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A January Chill
Rachel Lee 
book cover JANUARY CHILL by Rachel Lee

Whit Matlock has long carried a bitter hatred for Hardy Wingate, the man
he holds responsible for the death of his daughter.  Now, 12 years
later, Hardy is back in Whit’s life – and the life of Whit’s niece,
Joni.  But only widow Hannah Matlock knows that Whit is actually Joni’s
father.  Anger and deceit threaten to destroy a family until four
damaged souls can learn to love again. 

ISBN: 1551668025
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Dark Inheritance
W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear 
book cover DARK INHERITANCE

In this contemporary thriller about genetic engineering gone awry, an
anthropology professor discovers that the bonobo chimp he is fostering
has acquired a huge sign language vocabulary and manipulates the
computer with ease.  His search to find out why soon leads to a
horrifying discovery.  512 pp. (ESPIONAGE/THRILLER)

ISBN: 0446526061 
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Sentimental Journey
Jill Barnett book cover SENTIMENAL JOURNEY by Jill Barnett

In an emotion-packed story spanning three continents, Barnett creates a
powerful novel of love, honor, and courage set amidst the tumultuous
political and personal passions of the Second World War.  The
bestselling author’s hardcover debut is a sweeping tale of spirited men
and women whose lives intertwine in tumultuous times.  416 pp. (HISTORICAL)

ISBN: 0671035339
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1921
Morgan Llywellyn book cover 1921

1921 is the year of the Irish Civil War and the year of separation for
Ireland into two nations, south and north.  A reporter (based on the
author’s grandfather) struggling for truth falls in love with an
Englishwoman in the midst of political and military horrors.   (HISTORICAL)

ISBN: 0312867549  
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The Wolf King
Alice Borchardt book cover WOLF KING

The Wolf King is set in the world of Charlemagne, a brutal and violent
period of change in European history.  In Ms. Borchardt’s novel, we find
Charlemagne has massed his army in Geneva, poised to add Italy to his
growing list of conquests.  Meanwhile, the mercenary forces of King
Desiderus are perched on the other side of the Alps, ready to attack
anyone moving through the mountain passes. 
(FANTASY)

ISBN: 0345435265 
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Holmes and Watson
June Thomson book cover HOLMES AND WATSON

Exploring the friendship of sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his companion,
Doctor Watson – a bond that survived 46 years – this scrupulously
researched fictional biography constructs the fascinating story of their
relationship, examining the personalities of both characters and tracing
the development of their partnership in crime detection.  288 pp.
(MYSTERY)

ISBN: 0786708271
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The Way of the Gladiator
Daniel P. Mannix book cover THE WAY OF THE GLADIATOR

For the millions who saw the movie, Gladiator, and want the real history
behind it, the legendary author of The Hellfire Club presents the true
story of the deadly Roman spectacles.  This vivid and compelling account
is filled with astonishing facts about the Roman games and the
gladiators who fought and died in them.  144 pp. (HISTORY)

ISBN: 0743413032 
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Standoff
Sandra Brown book cover STANDOFF by Sandra Brown

On her way to a vacation, TV reporter Tiel McCoy hears that the teenage
daughter of a Texas tycoon has been kidnapped.  Racing to cover the
story, she stops at a convenience store where she is taken hostage in a
hold-up attempt by two desperate young lovers – one of which is the
pregnant tycoon’s daughter.  Tiel must act fast to avert a disaster. (Psychological Suspense)

ISBN: 0446609617
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Welcome to Temptation
Jennifer Crusie book cover WELCOME TO TEMPTATION

Sophie Dempsey was content with her life filming wedding videos until an
assignment brings her to Temptation, Ohio.  When she has a run-in with
the town’s sexy mayor, Phineas Tucker, making a movie turns out to be
more than a little dangerous as she finds herself tangled in a web of
gossip, blackmail, murder, and romance. (Fiction)

ISBN: 0312974256
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