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Genre: Horror and Suspense

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Accursed
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
PS3565.A8 A64 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In early 20th century Princeton, New Jersey, a powerful curse, which besets the wealthiest of families, causes the disappearance of a young bride, and when her brother sets out to find her, he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people, including Woodrow Wilson, Grover Cleveland and Upton Sinclair.
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Annotated Frankenstein
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
PR5397 .F7 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator, in an annotated edition that offers insights into Shelley's literary and social worlds.

This annotated edition offers insights into Shelley's literary and social worlds, and shows how she developed the story of a monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies. The monster develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. The commentary places her work into a fresh light, deepening the readers' understanding of the novel and the Romantic Era in which it was created.

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Bad death of Eduard Delacroix
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 B32 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Time runs out for one of the inmates on death row at Cold Mountain penitentiary.
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Brave bulls : a novel
by Tom Lea ; with a new foreword by John Graves.
PS3523.E1142 B73 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Coffey on the mile
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 C63 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Cold Mountain Penitentiary has seen its share of death through the years, and now it's John Coffey's turn to take that final walk down the Green Mile.
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Coffey's hands
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 C631 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Paul Coffey, the brutal killer of two girls, reveals something extraordinary, and life on the Green Mile will never be the same again.
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Crossers
Philip Caputo.
PS3553.A625 C76 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In a tale inspired by the brutality and beauty of life on the Arizona-Mexico border, September 11 widower Gil Castle finds his efforts to heal challenged by dark truths about his fearsome grandfather and retaliations against an act of kindness.
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Curse on Dostoevsky
Atiq Rahimi ; translated from the French by Polly McLean.
PQ3979.3.R34 M3813 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"Rassoul remembers reading Crime and Punishment as a student of Russian literature in Leningrad, so when, with axe in hand, he kills the wealthy old lady who prostitutes his beloved Sophia, he thinks twice before taking her money or killing the woman whose voice he hears from another room. He wishes only to expiate his crime and be rightfully punished. Out of principle, he gives himself up to the police. But his country, after years of civil war, has fallen into chaos. In Kabul there is only violence, absurdity, and deafness, and Rassoul's desperate attempt to be heard turns into a farce. This is a novel that not only flirts with literature but also ponders the roles of sin, guilt, and redemption in the Muslim world. At once a nostalgic ode to the magic of Persian tales and a satire on the dire reality of now, A Curse on Dostoevsky also portrays the resilience and wit of Afghani women, an aspect of his culture that Rahimi never forgets" --
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Dinosaur club : a novel
William Heffernan.
PS3558.E4143 D5 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Threatened with downsizing, senior executives of a corporation form a club to fight an axe-wielding CEO. Vice-president Jack Fallone, a Vietnam War vet who is their leader, scores something of a victory when he gets lawyer Samantha Moore to fall in love with him. She was hired by the CEO to organize the downsizing.
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Dissident gardens : a novel
Jonathan Lethem.
PS3562.E8544 D67 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"A dazzling novel from one of our finest writers--an epic yet intimate family saga about three generations of all-American radicals At the center of Jonathan Lethem's superb new novel stand two extraordinary women. Rose Zimmer, the aptly nicknamed Red Queen of Sunnyside, Queens, is an unreconstructed Communist and mercurial tyrant who terrorizes her neighborhood and her family with the ferocity of her personality and the absolutism of her beliefs. Her brilliant and willful daughter, Miriam, is equally passionate in her activism, but flees Rose's suffocating influence and embraces the Age of Aquarius counterculture of Greenwich Village. Both women cast spells that entrance or enchain the men in their lives: Rose's aristocratic German Jewish husband, Albert; her nephew, the feckless chess hustler Lenny Angrush; Cicero Lookins, the brilliant son of her black cop lover; Miriam's (slightly fraudulent) Irish folksinging husband, Tommy Gogan; their bewildered son, Sergius. These flawed, idealistic people all struggle to follow their own utopian dreams in an America where radicalism is viewed with bemusement, hostility, or indifference. As the decades pass--from the parlor communism of the '30s, McCarthyism, the civil rights movement, ragged '70s communes, the romanticization of the Sandinistas, up to the Occupy movement of the moment--we come to understand through Lethem's extraordinarily vivid storytelling that the personal may be political, but the political, even more so, is personal. Brilliantly constructed as it weaves across time and among characters, Dissident Gardens is riotous and haunting, satiric and sympathetic--and a joy to read"--
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Dog king
Ransmayr, Christoph, 1954-
PT2678.A65 M6713 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A surrealistic novel on life in a Germany haunted by the memory of the Holocaust. The protagonists are three people living near the site of a World War II concentration camp. One was an inmate, the others were free people. A study of complicity by the author of The Terror of Ice and Darkness.
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
PR5485 .A1 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Story of Dr Jekyll, whose reckless genius allows him to bring his own appalling double to life. Also included in this collection are Markheim, A Lodging for the Night, Thrawn Janet, The Body-Snatcher and The Misadventures of John Nicholson.
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Dracula
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.
PR6037.T617 D7 1897 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dracula : authoritative text, contexts, reviews and reactions, dramatic and film variations, criticism
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.
PR6037.T617 D7 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dreamcatcher : a novel
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 D77 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Four men who reunite every year during hunting season in the woods of Maine, encounter a disoriented, incoherent stranger who drags the men into a terrifying struggle with a creature from another world, and their only chance for survival lies in their shared past.
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Dry spell
Moloney, Susie.
PR9199.3.M592 D78 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In North Dakota, a rain maker is hired by a woman banker to combat an evil spirit, blamed for a drought which has almost destroyed the economy. The result is mayhem--and love.
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Emerald germs of Ireland
McCabe, Pat, 1955-
PR6063.C32 E46 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Pat McNab reflects on why he killed his mother and who he should kill next.
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Eye of Cybele : a novel
by Daniel Chavarría ; translation by Carlos Lopez.
PQ8520.13.H38 O5613 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Father's law
Richard Wright.
PS3545.R815 F38 2008 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A novel left unfinished by Richard Wright at the time of his death in 1960, telling the story of Ruddy Turner, an African-American police chief in a Chicago suburb, who struggles to know what to do when he begins to suspect his college-age son Tommy is a murderer.
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Frankenstein or the modern Prometheus
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
PR5397 .F7 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created has been read by millions all over the world. It has inspired hundreds of imitations, but it has never been equaled for its masterful manipulation of the elements of horror and suspense.
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From a Buick 8 : a novel
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 F76 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
On the heels of his hugely successful "Dreamcatchers" King delivers another classic novel about boys, men, and a terrifying force only they can contain. The state police of Troop D in rural Pennsylvania have kept a secret in Shed B out back of the barracks ever since 1979, when Troopers Ennis Rafferty and Curtis Wilcox answered a call from a gas station just down the road and came back with an abandoned Buick Roadmaster. Curt Wilcox knew old cars, and he knew immediately that this one was ... wrong, just wrong. A few hours later, when Rafferty vanished, Wilcox and his fellow troopers knew the car was worse than dangerous -- and that it would be better if John Q. Public never found out about it. Curt's avid curiosity taking the lead, they investigated as best they could, as much as they dared. Over the years the troop absorbed the mystery as part of the background to their work, the Buick 8 sitting out there like a still life painting that breathes -- inhaling a little bit of this world, exhaling a little bit of whatever world it came from. In the fall of 2001, a few months after Curt Wilcox is killed in a gruesome auto accident, his 18-year-old boy Ned starts coming by the barracks, mowing the lawn, washing windows, shoveling snow. Sandy Dearborn, Sergeant Commanding, knows it's the boy's way of holding onto his father, and Ned is allowed to become part of the Troop D family. One day he looks in the window of Shed B and discovers the family secret. Like his father, Ned wants answers, and the secret begins to stir, not only in the minds and hearts of the veteran troopers who surround him, but in Shed B as well.
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Gerald's game
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 G47 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
When rough sex between Jessie and Gerald Burlingame turns deadly, leaving Gerald dead and Jessie handcuffed to the bed, it sets in motion a terrifying and psychologically twisted twenty-eight hours.
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Goldfinch
Donna Tartt.
PS3570.A657 G65 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of art"--
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Heaven's edge
Romesh Gunesekera.
PR9440.9.G86 H43 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Marc leaves London in search of a new life on an island off the coast of India where he falls in love with Uva, an eco-warrior who has been targeted by kidnappers.
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Hell : a novel
Davis, Kathryn, 1946-
PS3554.A934923 H45 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A surrealistic novel on two families in Philadelphia, one made up of real people, the other of dolls who have a life of their own. This is just one of several plots in the book. Another deals with the 19th century writer Edwina Moss, an expert on home economics, writing a book on Antonin Careme who was Napoleon's chef and became famous for his desserts. By the author of The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf.
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In the forest
O'Brien, Edna.
PR6065.B7 I5 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Michen O'Kane, who was born with a killer instinct, unleashes his murderous rage along the countryside of western Ireland, drawing innocent victims into the forest of his twisted fantasies.
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Inhabited woman
Gioconda Belli ; translated by Kathleen March.
PQ7519.2.B44 M8513 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A revolutionary romance by a Nicaraguan poet. The protagonists are two architects: Lavina, a woman from the privileged classes, and Felipe, a member of the national liberation movement. When Felipe is killed, Lavina takes over command of his unit.
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Long fatal love chase
Louisa May Alcott.
PS1017 .L66 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An Englishwoman falls for an older man who takes her to France where she discovers he is already married. When she leaves him, he pursues her and confines her to a lunatic asylum in Germany. But she will escape. The novel was written in 1866 and was rejected by the publisher as too sensational.
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Luminaries : a novel
Eleanor Catton.
PR9639.4.C39 L86 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
This novel is a murder mystery set in a remote gold-mining frontier town in 19th-century New Zealand. Arriving in New Zealand in 1866 a weary Englishman, Walter Moody, lands in a gold-mining frontier town on the coast of New Zealand to make his fortune and forever leave behind his family's shame. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to investigate what links three crimes that occurred on a single day, events in which each man finds himself implicated in some way. Moody finds himself drawn into a series of unsolved crimes and complex mysteries.
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Merrick : a novel
Rice, Anne, 1941-
PS3568.I265 M48 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
At the center of Anne Rice's new novel is the beautiful, unconquerable Merrick, a child--a witch with the power and magical knowledge of a Medea and a Circe. She is a Mayfair of New Orleans, descendent of a family rich in its French and Spanish past, steeped in the age-old tradition of voodoo. Into this strange and exotic world comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, a visitor from another realm of the dark world. In her mesmerizing new novel, the author of the Vampire Chronicles & the saga of the Mayfair witches demonstrates, once again, her gift for spellbinding storytelling & the creation of myth & magic. Now, in a magnificent tale of sorcery & the occult, she makes real for us a hitherto unexplored world of witchcraft. At the center is the beautiful, unconquerable witch, Merrick. She is a descendant of the gens de couleurs libres, a caste derived from the black mistresses of white men, a society of New Orleans octaroons & quadroons, steeped in the lore & ceremony of voodoo, who reign in the shadowy world where the African & the French--the white & the dark--intermingle. Her ancestors are the Great Mayfair witches, of whom she knows nothing--and from whom she inherits the power & magical knowledge of a Circe. Into this exotic New Orleans realm comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, visitor from another dark realm. It is he who recounts Merrick's haunting tale--a tale that takes us from the New Orleans of past & present to the jungles of Guatemala, from the Mayan ruins of a century ago to ancient civilizations not yet explored. Anne Rice's richly told novel weaves an irresistible story of two worlds: the witches' world & the vampires' world, where magical powers & otherworldly fascinations are locked together in a dance of seduction, death, & rebirth.
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Mission song
John le Carré.
PR6062.E33 M57 2006 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Working as an interpreter for British Intelligence, Bruno Salvador, the abandoned son of an Irish father and Congolese mother, is sent to a mysterious island to interpret a secret conference among Central African warlords.
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Monk
Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory), 1775-1818.
PR4887 .M7 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"When Matthew Lewis's The Monk was published in 1796, readers were shocked by this gripping and horrific novel. Lewis's story, which drove the House of Commons - of which he was a member - to deem him licentious and perverse, follows the abbot Ambrosio as he is tempted into a world of incest, murder, and torture by a young girl who has concealed herself in his monastery disguised as a boy. As Ambrosio spirals into hell, the reader encounters an array of haunting characters: the innocent virgin, the Bleeding Nun, the Wandering Jew, an evil prioress, and Lucifer himself."--BOOK JACKET.
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Moonstone
Wilkie Collins.
PR4494 .M62 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The elements which make up The Moonstone--a purloined Indian jewel which carries with it a mysterious curse, a stolid British police sergeant, a drama of theft and murder in a spacious country home--have been repeated, in slightly varying guises, throughout much of the detective fiction to which Wilkie Collins' popular 1868 novel gave birth.
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Mouse on the mile
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 M68 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A mouse moves into Cold Mountain Penitentiary and breaks up the monotony for the three death row inmates.
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Nautical chart
Arturo Pérez-Reverte ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.
PQ6666.E765 C3813 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Love and betrayal on the high seas highlight this new work by the bestselling author of "The Seville Communion". Coy is a suspended sailor with time on his hands, a mariner without a ship. While attending a maritime auction in Barcelona, he meets a beautiful woman on a search for lost treasure. As they follow the course of past sailors, their own journey becomes perilous as secrets await in the depths of the sea. Map.
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Night journey
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 N535 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Paul Edgecombe and his fellow guards take a huge gamble by taking convicted killer John Coffey away from Death Row in the dead of night to bring him to the bedside of a woman writhing in torment.
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Nightmares & dreamscapes
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 N5 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Collection of 23 short stories--from classic horror to vampire thrillers, imitations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, a teleplay, and a non-fiction bonus, a heartfelt little piece on Little League baseball.
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No country for old men
Cormac McCarthy.
PS3563.C337 N6 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Llewelyn Moss is hunting antelope near the Texas/Mexico border when he stumbles upon several dead men, a big stash of heroin, and more than two million dollars in cash. He takes off with the money--and the hunter becomes the hunted. A drug cartel hires a former Special Forces agent to track down the loot, and a ruthless killer joins the chase as well. Also looking for Moss is the aging Sheriff Bell, a World War II veteran who may be Moss' only hope for survival.
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Poor things : episodes from the early life of Archibald McCandless, M.D. Scottish Public Health Officer
PR6057.R3264 P66 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"One of Alasdair Gray's most brilliant creations, Poor Things is a postmodern revision of Frankenstein that replaces the traditional monster with Bella Baxter - a beautiful young erotomaniac brought back to life with the brain of an infant. Godwin Baxter's scientific ambition to create the perfect companion is realized when he finds the drowned body of Bella, but his dream is thwarted by Dr. Archibald's McCandless's jealous love for Baxter's creation. The hilarious tale of love and scandal that ensues would be "the whole story" in the hands of a lesser author (which in fact it is, for this account is actually written by Dr. McCandless). For Gray, though, this is only half the story, after which Bella (a.k.a. Victoria McCandless) has her own say in the matter." "Satirizing the classic Victorian novel, Poor Things is a hilarious political allegory and a thought-provoking duel between the desires of men and the independence of women, from one of Scotland's most accomplished authors. Alasdair Gray is the author of over a dozen novels amd short story collections, including Lanark, 1982 Janine, and Unlikely Stories, Mostly."--BOOK JACKET.
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Saturday : [a novel]
Ian McEwan.
PR6063.C4 S27 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
From the pen of a master-the #1 bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement-comes an astonishing novel that captures the fine balance of happiness and the unforeseen threats that can destroy it. A brilliant, thrilling page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man-a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, and enjoying good relations with his children. Henry wakes to the comfort of his large home in central London on this, his day off. He is as at ease here as he is in the operating room. Outside the hospital, the world is not so easy or predictable. There is an impending war against Iraq, and a general darkening and gathering pessimism since the New York and Washington attacks two years before. On this particular Saturday morning, Perowne's day moves through the ordinary to the extraordinary. After an unusual sighting in the early morning sky, he makes his way to his regular squash game with his anaesthetist, trying to avoid the hundreds of thousands of marchers filling the streets of London, protesting against the war. A minor accident in his car brings him into a confrontation with a small-time thug. To Perowne's professional eye, something appears to be profoundly wrong with this young man, who in turn believes the surgeon has humiliated him-with savage consequences that will lead Henry Perowne to deploy all his skills to keep his family alive.
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Saving fish from drowning
Amy Tan.
PS3570.A48 S23 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A pious man explained to his followers: "It is evil to take lives and noble to save them. Each day I pledge to save a hundred lives. I drop my net in the lake and scoop out a hundred fishes. I place the fishes on the bank, where they flop and twirl. 'Don't be scared,' I tell those fishes. 'I am saving you from drowning.' Soon enough, the fishes grow calm and lie still. Yet, sad to say, I am always too late. The fishes expire. And because it is evil to waste anything, I take those dead fishes to market and I sell them for a good price. With the money I receive, I buy more nets so I can save more fishes." - Anonymous Twelve American tourists join an art expedition that begins in the Himalayan foothills of China - dubbed the true Shangri-La - and heads south into the jungles of Burma. But after the mysterious death of their tour leader, the carefully laid plans fall apart, and disharmony breaks out among the pleasure-seekers as they come to discover that the Burma Road is paved with less-than-honorable intentions, questionable food, and tribal curses. And then, on Christmas morning, eleven of the travelers boat across a misty lake for a sunrise cruise - and disappear. Drawing from the current political reality in Burma and woven with pure confabulation, Amy Tan's picaresque novel poses the question: How can we discern what is real and what is fiction, in everything we see? How do we know what to believe?
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Sharp teeth of love : a novel
by Doris Betts.
PS3552.E84 S53 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Medical illustrator Luna Stone dumps her fiance and takes off for the mountains to camp and meditate. While there, she meets a boy who escaped from a porno ring and she also meets a man who planned to be a minister until he went deaf. When the boy is kidnaped by the pornographers, Luna and the man join forces to save the boy and find love. By the author of Souls Raised from the Dead.
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Sixteen pleasures
Robert Hellenga.
PS3558.E4753 S58 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The adventure of Margot Harrington, an American book conservator saving treasures in the 1966 flood in Florence. She is asked by the mother superior of a convent to help secretly sell a banned book to raise money for the convent. It's the only copy of The Sixteen Pleasures, a volume of sonnets and erotic drawings, ordered destroyed by the Vatican when it was published in 1523.
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Someone to watch over me
Judith McNaught.
PS3563.C3884 S66 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
When the rich, successful husband of a beautiful New York actress mysteriously disappears, she plunges into a desperate search to find him...and into a menacing web of secrets, deception, and danger.
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Stand : the complete & uncut edition
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 S7 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Imagine America devastated by a vast killer plague and the group of men and women coming together to make a last stand against it.
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Tattooed girl : a novel
Joyce Carol Oates.
PS3565.A8 T3 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
When his failing health prompts him to hire an assistant, reclusive author Joshua Siegl recruits Alma, unaware of her tortured past and the hatred stirring within her that incides her to commit anti-Semitic acts.
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Turtle Moon
Alice Hoffman.
PS3558.O3447 T87 1992b Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Two dead girls
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 T93 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
They were sisters, and the picture-perfect image of innocence. No one understood their brutal deaths, not even the man who killed them.
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Vaporetto 13 : a novel
Girardi, Robert.
PS3557.I694 V3 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A fantasy on an American banker working in Venice who meets a mysterious woman from another age. Under her influence he loses interest in material pursuit, abandons banking and acquires supernatural powers. But one day she has to leave.
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Vlad
Carlos Fuentes ; translated by E. Shaskan Bumas and Alejandro Branger.
PQ7297.F793 V5313 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Where, Carlos Fuentes asks, is a modern-day vampire to roost? Why not Mexico City, populated by ten million blood sausages (that is, people), and a police force who won't mind a few disappearances?  Read more...
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Vlad
Fuentes, Carlos.
PQ7297.F793 V5313 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Where, Carlos Fuentes asks, is a modern-day vampire to roost? Why not Mexico City, populated by ten million blood sausages (that is, people), and a police force who won't mind a few disappearances?  Read more...
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Wide blue yonder : a novel
Jean Thompson.
PS3570.H625 W5 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
During the summer of 1999, Springfield, Illinois, becomes the center of a climatic, emotional, and metaphysical storm for four people--Uncle Harvey, his troubled niece Josie, Josie's desperate mother Elaine, and Rolando, a loner fueled by rage.