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“TURNING POINT” by Danielle Steel . . . Chosen for their elite records to work with Parisian counterparts in a mass-casualty training program, four trauma doctors from a busy San Francisco hospital confront unexpected and exciting new challenges that force them to make life-shaping choices.
“THE NEW IBERIA BLUES” by James Lee Burke . . . The shocking death of a young woman leads detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia and the Louisiana backwoods.
“AN ANONYMOUS GIRL” by Greer Hendricks . . . When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she'll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she's thinking...and what she's hiding.
“MURDER BEYOND THE GRAVE” by James Patterson . . . Stephen Small has it all: a Ferrari, fancy house, loving wife, and three boys. But the only thing he needs right now is enough air to breathe. Kidnapped, buried in a box, and held for ransom, Stephen has forty-eight hours of oxygen.
“THE SURROGATE” by Louise Jensen . . . After trying everything to become parents, Kat and her husband Nick are about to give up their dream when a chance encounter with Kat's childhood friend Lisa offers them another chance, but there is more to Lisa than meets the eye.
“A SPARKLE OF SILVER” by Liz Johnson . . . When Ben Thornton catches Millie Sullivan snooping at the mansion where he is a security guard, he joins her in her search for a lost diary she hopes will reveal a hidden treasure and the identity of her great-grandfather.
“THE WIDOWS” by Jess Montgomery . . . Vowing revenge against her sheriff husband's killers in 1924 Ohio, Lily Ross offers help to a fellow widow and uncovers dangerous evidence revealing her husband's corrupt secret life and the complexities that triggered his death.
“STORM LAKE” by Art Cullen . . . The owner of a small, twice-weekly Iowa newspaper that took on a big agri-industry corporation for poisoning their local rivers takes a candid look at the changing politics, environment, economics, and demographics of his farming and meatpacking town.
“GOOD TIME COWBOY” by Maisey Yates . . . Determined to make Grassroots Winery successful, Lindy Parker teams up with her ex's friend Wyatt Dodge.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“WHO WAS MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR?” by Bonnie Bader . . . An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.
“PINKALICIOUS AND THE AMAZING SLED RUN” by Victoria Kann . . . So much snow has fallen in Pinkville that the kids can go sledding from the rooftops, but Pinkalicious' brother Peter is too afraid to sled from such a steep height.
“TALLULAH'S ICE SKATES” by Marilyn Singer . . . When Tallulah goes ice skating with her brother, Beckett, and best friend, Kacie, she learns that having fun can be more important than being the best.
“ALL RIGHT ALREADY” by Jory John . . . Friends Duck and Bear go out and play in the snow, but Bear discovers that he does not like the snow one bit.