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  Cover Art: Courageous Alcorn, Randy C.
Courageous
From the creators of Fireproof comes an inspiring new story about everyday heroes who long to be the kinds of dads that make a lifelong impact on their children. As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners willingly stand up to the worst the world can offer.
392p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Predator Blackstock, Terri
Predator
When fourteen-year-old Ella Carmichael is killed by a cyberstalker, her sister Krista vows to protect others from falling into the same trap while she hunts down the online predator.
334 p. 2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Vicious Cycle Blackstock, Terri
Vicious Cycle
When fifteen-year-old Lance Covington finds an abandoned baby in the backseat of a car, he knows she's the newborn daughter of a meth addict he's been trying to help. But when police arrest him for kidnapping, Lance is thrust into a criminal world of baby trafficking and drug abuse. Terri Blackstock offers a harrowing look at drug addiction, human trafficking, and the devastating choices that can change lives forever.
324 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Lion of Babylon Bunn, T. Davis
Lion of Babylon
An American operative sent to rescue two vanished soldiers in Iraq finds himself in the midst of a centuries-old conflict of religion, violence, and hatred.
378 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Guardian Cheuvront, Robbie
The Guardian
"Anna Riley has just come into possession of a two-thousand-year old scroll that God gave to John the Disciple. Her mission-- to guard the scroll and unlock its secret. Jason Lang, her protector, has his work cut out for him as they begin their journey around the world, facing corruption and dodging bullets-- all the while trying to keep his attraction to Anna at bay. Will he succeed in defending the woman he's vowed to protect? Will Anna, forced to trust other people to stay alive, fulfill the challenge that she's accepted?"--Publisher's website.
443 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Pravda Messenger : Book Two Cornuke, Robert
The Pravda Messenger : Book Two
In 1825, Czar Alexander I of Russia was buried--but many did not believe that the body in the coffin was that of the czar. Rather, they believed that he had slipped away in disguise and was walking the roads of Russia as a humble monk. In 1975, a Russian named Yuri and his adolescent daughter Tanya approach a Soviet-era monastery in Leningrad, where an ancient tomb is opened--inside is the ancient, dessicated body of a monk--and a golden snuff box is removed and given to them. Tanya has a special gift--the Pravda: she can always recognize when someone is telling her the truth.
265 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Priest's Graveyard Dekker, Ted
The Priest's Graveyard
Danny Hansen is a priest who lives by a law of love and compassion. It is powerful men and hypocrites who abide by legal law but eschew the law of love that most incense Danny. As an avenging angel, he believes it is his duty to show them the error of their ways, at any cost.
361 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Nick of Time Downs, Tim
Nick of Time
Nick Polchak is comfortable with bugs. Their world is orderly. He knows where he stands and exactly how to interpret the signs they give him. But a fiancee and an upcoming wedding? Not so much. That's why a mere four days before the nuptials Nick finds himself driving to Philadelphia for the monthly meeting of the Vidocq society. Being among a group of forensic professionals consulting on cold cases will surely allow him to feel useful and normal. But while there he discovers that a close friend has been murdered . . . and in classic Nick style, begins to follow the trail of evidence rather than returning to his fiancee.
314 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Things Left Unspoken Everson, Eva Marie
Things Left Unspoken
Jo-Lynn Hunter is at a crossroads in life when her great-aunt Stella insists that she return home to restore the old family house in sleepy Cottonwood, Georgia. Seeing the project as the perfect excuse for some therapeutic time away from her self-absorbed husband and his snobby Atlanta friends, Jo-Lynn longs to get her teeth into a noteworthy and satisfying project. But things are not what they seem, both in the house and within the complex history of her family. Was her great-grandfather the pillar of the community she thought he was? What is Aunt Stella hiding? And will Jo-Lynn's marriage survive the renovation? Jo-Lynn isn't sure she wants to know the truth -- but sometimes the truth has a way of making itself known.
381 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Indelible Heitzmann, Kristen
Indelible
"Trevor MacDaniel is a search and rescue volunteer whose need to guard and protect extends to his daily life. When he rescues a boy from a mountain lion, he forms a bond with Natalie Reeve, the sculptor next door whose gift is also a disability. Their relationship develops, but a reckoning draws near. Drawn by the heroic story of the boy's rescue on the news, a twisted mind recognizes its adversary in Trevor, like an archangel of stalwart size and righteousness. The threats Trevor receives chill him and those he cares about, but are, at the root, a cry for help. Jonah Westfall, chief of police, has not encountered a threat like the one approaching his town, Redford, Colorado. But he'll do whatever it takes to bring it down. The monster cries for help in the only way he knows how, by reenacting the nightmare that created him, hoping and praying each time for a different outcome. Trevor MacDaniel, strong in appearance, power, and righteousness, will provide him his final test"-- Provided by publisher.
324 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Seeing Things Hill, Patti
Seeing Things
"Birdie Wainwright sees things--purple flowers growing out of floors and alpine slopes where her stairs ought to be. But she's not worried. It's just her macular degeneration acting up. No vision is going to stop this tango-loving grandmother!...Then one day, she sidesteps an imaginary boulder---and tumbles down the stairs. The bad news? A broken ankle. The worse news? She must convalesce at her son's home, under the harsh eye of her daughter-in-law. And that's when Birdie's visions really take flight!...For there in her room, bold as brass, sits the legendary Huck Finn..."--P. [4] of cover.
xii, 320 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Queen: A Patrick Bowers Thriller James, Steven
The Queen: A Patrick Bowers Thriller
While investigating a double homicide in an isolated northern Wisconsin town, FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers uncovers a high-tech conspiracy that twists through long-buried Cold War secrets and targets present-day tensions in the Middle East. In his most explosive thriller yet, bestselling author Steven James delivers a multi-layered storytelling tour de force that not only delivers pulse-pounding suspense but also deftly explores the rippling effects of the choices we make. The Queen is a techno-thriller that will leave you breathless, offered by the author Publishers Weekly calls a "master storyteller at the peak of his game."
517 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Thunder of Heaven LaHaye, Tim F.
Thunder of Heaven
"Joshua Jordan's reputation is on the line when his controversial RTS system fails to protect Flight 199 as it takes off from Chicago and is shot down by a terrorist missile. The government is taking no chances and starts an investigation of Joshua's entire defense program. Unfortunately, the Israelis, longtime allies of the United States, are desperate for the technology. When Joshua flies to the Middle East to assure them of the RTS's reliability, he is captured by Iranians who want the secret for the defense tool for their own use. With Joshua out of the country, Abigail Jordan is left in charge of the Roundtable and sets out to defend her husband to the media and to the commission set up to investigate RTS. But America is under attack--a bombing at the Mall of America and rumors of even more potential atrocities have this covert team desperate to find additional bombs before they are set off. As man vs. man and nation vs. nation come together in an epic battle, nature takes over and makes the final blow. And as world events begin setting the stage for the 'end of days' foretold in Revelation, Joshua Jordan must weigh the personal price he must pay to save the nation he loves."--Jacket flap.
357 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Corruptible Mynheir, Mark
The Corruptible
"How much money would it take for you to betray the truth? Ex-homicide detective Ray Quinn never had glamorous thoughts of the life of a private investigator--but being cornered in a bathroom stall by the enraged philandering husband of a client? That's something he could live without. Retired from homicide and living with a painful disability, Ray's options are limited. Stick to the job, keep impetuous sidekick Crevis alive, and spend quiet evenings with trusted pal Jim Beam, that's about the best he can hope for. As a new client emerges, Ray finds himself in an impossibly large boardroom holding a check with enough zeros to finally lift him from his financial pit. The job seems easy enough: find Logan Ramsey, an ex-cop turned security officer who's taken off with sensitive corporate information. But few things are easy in Ray's world, regardless of the amount of zeros in the check. In what should be an open-and-shut case, Ray stumbles across Logan Ramsey in a seedy motel room. Only Ray wasn't the first to find him. Now Logan's dead, the client's information is nowhere to be found, and Ray's employer is less than forthcoming with the details. Suddenly the line between the good guys and bad guys isn't so clear. With a foot in both worlds and an illuminating look at an unhappy ending that could well be his own, which will Ray choose?"--P. [4] of cover.
340 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Resurrection in May Samson, Lisa
Resurrection in May
"Lovely and winsome May Seymour graduated from college with the world at her feet-- and no idea what to do with it. A spontaneous mission trip to Africa brought a great surprise-- love-- and a strong sense of purpose. But in loving others there, she encountered a severe tragedy that left her deeply wounded. She comes to heal at the farm of Claudius Borne, a sweet, kind old man who understood plants and animals far better than people. And his farm becomes May's home. There on the farm, May renews a friendship with an old college flame named Eli whose path has taken unexpected turns too. As May tries to convince Eli to grab hold of life once again, he begins to pull May from her sheltered existence. Like old Claudius's farm in spring, May begins to blossom back into life. But no resurrection ever comes without sacrifice-- and this sacrifice will forever transform May"--P. [4] of cover.
323 p. 2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Ambition Strobel, Lee
The Ambition
"A corrupt judge in a mob murder case. A disillusioned pastor, hungry for power. A cynical reporter, sniffing for a scandal. A gambling addict whose secret tape threatens the lives of everyone who hears it. Something's about to blow"--P. [4] of cover.
287 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Stretch Marks Stuart, Kimberly
Stretch Marks
"Mia is a granola-eating, sensible shoe-wearing, carbon-footprint-conscious twenty-something living in a multicultural neighborhood in Chicago. Her mother, Babs, is a stiletto-wearing Zsa Zsa Gabor type who works as an activities hostess on a Caribbean cruise line...and if you guessed there's some tension there, you'd be right. Factor in an unexpected pregnancy and Mia's idealistic boyfriend, and the mother-daughter relationships is, well, stretched very thin. As is Mia's sanity when Babs shows up to...help..."--P. [4] of cover.
292 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ghostwriter Thrasher, Travis
Ghostwriter
When best-selling author Dennis Shore faces writer's block and a deadline, he passes off someone else's work as his own. Then the real author shows up and begins a campaign of harassment that quickly escalates to much more.
355 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book THRASHE
  Cover Art: The Touch Wallace, Randall
The Touch
Andrew Jones was once one of the few surgeons in the world to have that rare, God-given ability called The Touch. But after failing to save his young fianc e, Faith, at the scene of a car accident, Jones abandons his gift and shuns the operating room. Lara Blair owns a Chicago-based biomedical engineering company developing a surgical tool that will duplicate precisely the movement of a surgeon's hands, reducing or eliminating failed surgical procedures. Lara has pursued the best surgeons in the world to test this surgical tool, and all of them have failed. As Lara pursues Jones's skill for her project, Jones's stubborn resistance cracks, and he begins to open up to her about the wounds that still haunt him. But when Jones discovers the urgency behind Lara's work, he must choose to move beyond his past. As each is forced to surrender secret fears, they are bonded together through the lives of the people Jones serves and by the healing secret that Faith left behind.
292 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Water's Edge Whitlow, Robert
Water's Edge
"Ambitious young attorney Tom Crane is about to become a partner in a high-profile Atlanta law firm. But first he must clear one final matter from his docket--the closing of his deceased father's law practice in his hometown of Bethel, Georgia. Killed in a mysterious boating accident, John Crane didn't appear to leave his son anything except the hassle of wrapping up loose ends. But instead of celebrating his promotion, Tom finds himself packing up his office, having suddenly been 'consolidated.' To add insult to injury, that same night his girlfriend breaks up with him-- by letter. Returning to Bethel with no sense of his future and no faith to fall back on, Tom just wants to settle his father's final affairs and get back to Atlanta. But then he runs into an unexpected roadblock-- two million dollars of unclaimed money stashed in a secret bank account. And evidence that his father's death may not have been accidental"--P. [4] of cover.
410 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
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