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The Long and Faraway Gone

by Lou Berney
ISBN: 9780062292438

In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City.  Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived.  Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual State Fair.  Neither crime was ever solved.  Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through survivors' lives.  A private investigator in Vegas, Wyatt's latest inquiry takes him back to a past he's tried to escape-- and drags him deeper into the harrowing mystery ofthe movie house robbery that left six of his friends dead.  Like Wyatt, Julianna struggles with the past-- with the day her beautiful older sister Genevieve disappeared.  When Julianna discovers that one of the original suspects has resurfaced, she'll stop at nothing to find answers.  As fate brings these damaged souls together, their obsessive quests spark sexual currents neither can resist.  But will their shared passion and obsession heal them, or push them closer to the edge?  Even if they find the truth, will it help them understand what happened, that long and faraway gone summer?  Will it set them free-- or ultimately destroy them?

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The Widow

by Fiona Barton
ISBN:9781101990261

Following the twists and turns of an unimaginable crime, The Widow is an electrifying debut thriller that will take you into the dark spaces that exist between a husband and a wife. A twisted psychological thriller you’ll have trouble putting down.”—People

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The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

by Paula Poundstone
ISBN: 9781616204167

The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness is both a story of jumping into new experiences with both feet and a surprisingly poignant tale of a single working mother of three children (not to mention dozens of cats, a dog, a bearded dragon lizard, a lop-eared bunny, and one ant left from her ant farm) who is just trying to keep smiling while living a busy life. The book will have you laughing out loud as well as shedding a tear or two.

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Cat Out of Hell

by Lynne Truss
ISBN9781612194424

Alec Charlesworth, a librarian suddenly facing the loss of his job, the death of his wife, and his sister's disappearance, hears a shocking tale of dark forces from his sister's cat, Roger, who is the only witness to what happened to her.

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The Fifth Gospel

by Ian Caldwell
ISBN:9781451694147

In 2004, as Pope John Paul II's reign enters its twilight, a mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums. A week before it is scheduled to open, its curator is murdered. The same night, a violent break-in rocks the home of the curator's research partner, Father Alex, a priest who lives inside the Vatican with his young son. When the papal police fail to identify a suspect in either crime, Father Alex, desperate to keep his family safe, undertakes his own investigation.

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