House of Stone

      Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

House of Stone

A striking, rambunctious, Tom Ripley-ish debut about cuckoos in the family nest, the death of colonial Rhodesia and the bloody birth of corrupt Zimbabwe

Bukhosi has gone missing. His father, Abed, and his mother, Agnes, cling to the hope that he has run away, rather than been murdered by government thugs. Only the lodger seems to have any idea. Zamani has lived in the spare room for years now. Quiet, polite, well-read and well-heeled, he's almost part of the family - but almost isn't quite good enough for Zamani. Cajoling, coaxing and coercing Abed and Agnes into revealing their sometimes tender, often brutal life stories, Zamani aims to steep himself in borrowed family history, so that he can fully inherit and inhabit its uncertain future.

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    End of Watch lf-5

      Baxter Clare

End of Watch lf-5

Francis M. Franco. Shot for three bucks and change. The only witness, his ten-year old daughter. Thirty-five years later, that daughter is LAPD Lieutenant L.A. Franco. Tired of running, Frank realizes its time to either face the past or die by its long hand. In an effort to quiet her demons she returns home, to New York’s Lower East Side. But the journey intended to rest old ghosts only resurrects them. While visiting her mother’s grave Frank is stunned to discover a lead in her father’s long-unsolved murder. Aided by NYPD Detective Annie Silvester, Frank follows the lone clue down the unlit steps of memory to a final, unthinkable resolution. In End of Watch, L.A. Franco at last kneels before Fate and in so doing becomes its master.
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    Gimme a Call

      Sarah Mlynowski

Gimme a Call

A new life is just a phone call away!

Devi's life isn't turning out at all like she wanted. She wasted the past three years going out with Bryan--cute, adorable, break-your-heart Bryan. Devi let her friendships fade, blew off studying, didn't join any clubs . . . and now that Bryan has broken up with her, she has nothing left.

Not even her stupid cell phone--she dropped it in the mall fountain. Now it only calls one number . . . hers. At age fourteen, three years ago!

Once Devi gets over the shock--and convinces her younger self that she isn't some wacko--she realizes that she's been given an awesome gift. She can tell herself all the right things to do . . . because she's already done all the wrong ones! Who better to take advice from than your future self?

Except . . .what if getting what you think you want changes everything?

Fans of Sarah Mlynowski's Magic in Manhattan series will love this hilarious new novel with a high-concept...

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    Last-But-Not-Least Lola and a Knot the Size of Texas

      Christine Pakkala

Last-But-Not-Least Lola and a Knot the Size of Texas

In her fourth hilarious adventure, good-hearted Lola can’t help getting into trouble. Her friends are all traveling for the Thanksgiving holidays, so she offers to dog-sit—but fails to mention this to Mom, who is desperately trying to finish a batch of Lola dresses for a new client. Now Lola is juggling her dog-sitting responsibilities with her worries. Will her parents discover the growing knot in her hair and cause her excruciating pain brushing it out? Will her grandmothers discover that she’s lied to them every year about who makes the best pumpkin pie? Will Jack get so involved in his new babysitting and yard-work jobs that, like Mom and Dad, he won’t have time for her anymore? Lola’s worries, like the knot in her hair, grow greater until she finally has to stop hiding them and start untangling them.
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    Genie and the Sandman

      Julie Parker

Genie and the Sandman

After an exhausting journey through an alternate dimension, Payton Wren and Logan McCullough thought they had finally reached home, only to discover three glowing moons shining down on them from the sky. Though this new world is almost identical to their own, the pair make the decision to flee and re-enter the labyrinth of tunnels. Before they make their escape, Logan’s mother discovers them.
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    Fur-miliar Felines

      Harper Lin

Fur-miliar Felines

From USA Today Bestselling Author Harper Lin

It’s Christmastime, but something strange and sinister is in the air. Treacle, Cath’s courageous black cat, can’t see what it is, but he feels a dangerous presence out there in the snow-blanketed streets. 

Aunt Astrid also feels dark ripples in the dimensions. The Greenstone witches suspect this creature is somehow tied to the disappearance of two high school students. Soon, one of them turns up dead, half-eaten. 

The holiday spirit is in full effect in Wonder Falls, but so is a puzzling and gruesome murder mystery.

Fur-miliar Felines is the 7th novel in a spooky mystery series featuring modern-day witches and their magic cats

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    Sleepwalker

      Michael Laimo

Sleepwalker

Richard Sparke has no trouble sleeping. It's what he does after he falls asleep that gets him into trouble. There's the nightmares, his dead mother coming to visit, and then the return of his daughter, who was only an infant when she died. Among all of this, the man in black tries to murder him in his sleep. Soon the waking world falls prey to nightmares, and the two worlds become very difficult to tell apart for a man who simply wants to live an ordinary life . . . if anyone will let him.

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    Virtuous Cyprian

      Nicola Cornick

Virtuous Cyprian

NICHOLAS, THE EARL OF SEAGRAVE WAS BORED!

After the excitement of war, Nicholas found life as a civilian stifling. His boredom soon lifted when the notorious courtesan Susanna Kellaway claimed a lease on one of his houses. No sooner did they meet than Nicholas became truly puzzled. Though Nicholas had every cause to dislike her, this "Susanna" was an odd mix of seductive manners, intelligence, and ... innocence! So much so that he was beginning to wonder if the woman wasn't an impostor! Which didn't stop him from asking her to be his mistress. But the lovely lady had a more permanent idea in mind for the dashing earl ...

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    A Winter's Promise

      Jeanette Gilge

A Winter's Promise

"Lord, please ease the pain. Help me sleep and please, oh please, make the storm stop."

The stove needs wood, the baby's crying wakes the children, and the livestock must be fed. For Emma, it is a time of struggle, a time of waiting, waiting for the bitter winter to finally pass, for her husband Al to return from the lumber camp, for God to answer her prayers for help.
Amid the hardships, this mother of four finds strength in her faith in God and experiences the richness of His blessings when help finally comes and a young school teacher moves in with her family.

A chronicle of faith, hope, and the realization that God is in control of our lives.
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    Yokai

      Dave Ferraro

Yokai

Yumiko Sato was spirited away by yokai when she was seven-years-old. Kagami, the yokai lord of a magical realm that exists beyond mirrors, allowed her to leave, but vowed that he would come for her when she turned eighteen, whereupon he would consume her, body and soul. When she returned from that strange world, Yumiko found that everything had changed. She could see the supernatural monsters of Japan called yokai, when no one else could. She could return to that terrible place by walking through mirrors. And her mother had disappeared.With less than a year left before Kagami comes for her, Yumiko has become an expert at hunting down and dispatching yokai with her mirror sword, sending them into the mirror world, where they can no longer harm anyone. She prepares for the battle of her life and hopes that when the yokai lord comes for her, she will be strong enough to defeat him, saving not only herself, but her mother as well.Between the ghosts, demons and urban legends that find...
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    Zero Option gs-2

      Chris Ryan

Zero Option gs-2

SAS Sergeant Geordie Sharp is required to undertake two top-secret missions, in the full knowledge that, if things go wrong, the authorities will deny all involvement. In the first mission he is to serve as a commander of a hit team on a Black, or 100 per cent non-attributable operation assigned to the SAW, the Regiment's ultra-secret Subversive Action Wing. His target is an Iraqi who defected to Libya after the Gulf War. The aim is to kill him and leave no clue to the identity or origin of the assassins. Returning to base, Sharp finds he must also carry out a high-level political assassination on mainland Britain. If he fails, his four-year-old son will die at the hands of the IRA. Trapped between opposing forces in a fight to the death, he twists and turns through a nightmare maze, desperately seeking some way of averting tragedy. Who will be hit the hardest — Geordie Sharp or the British government?
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