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  • Agony of the Leaves

    Agony of the Leaves

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Laura Childs
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Wheeler Publishing; Lrg edition (2012, Mar 7th).
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    A New York Times Bestselling Author -- The grand opening of Charleston's Neptune Aquarium is a major event, and Theodosia Browning has been hired to cater a tea honoring dignitaries and big buck donors. Things go swimmingly until Theodosia takes a break and discovers a man drowned in one of the state-of-the-art tanks. To make matters worse, the victim is her former boyfriend, Parker Scully. When the authorities deem his death an accident, Theodosia starts her own investigation. more

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  • Mudwoman LP

    Mudwoman LP

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joyce Carol Oates
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   HarperLuxe; Lgr edition (2012, Mar 27th).
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    A riveting novel that explores the high price of success in the life of one woman, and her hold upon her self-identity in the face of personal and professional demons, from Joyce Carol Oates, author of the New York Times bestseller A Widow's Story. Mudgirl is a child abandoned by her mother in the silty flats of the Black Snake River. Cast aside, Mudgirl survives by an accident of fate—or destiny. Meredith "M.R." Neukirchen is the first woman president of an Ivy League university, but she is confronted with challenges to her leadership which test her in ways she could not have anticipated. The fierce idealism and intelligence that delivered her from a more conventional life in her upstate New York hometown now threaten to undo her. more

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  • Calico Joe

    Calico Joe

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   John Grisham
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Random House Large Print (2012, Apr 10th).
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    A surprising and moving novel of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption, set in the world of Major League Baseball…  Whatever happened to Calico Joe?      It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and headed for home. The next day, Jim Hickman, the first baseman for the Cubs, injured his back. The team suddenly needed someone to play first, so they reached down to their AA club in Midland, Texas, and called up a twenty-one-year-old named Joe Castle. He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz. In the summer of 1973 Joe Castle was the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone had ever seen. more

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  • Phantom LP: An Alex Hawke Novel

    Phantom LP: An Alex Hawke Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ted Bell
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   HarperLuxe; Lrg edition (2012, Mar 20th).
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    “[Hawke is] a secret agent who takes you into the danger zone with a ballsy wit that had me hooked.”—Vince Flynn“Ted Bell puts a capital A in adventure….Commander Bond might choke on his martini next to Bell’s superlative Alex Hawke.”—Madison County HeraldTed Bell’s remarkable literary creation, counterspy Alex Hawke, has been called, “strong, shrewd, and savvy, with an aplomb not seen since James Bond” (NPR). He’s back in the explosive blockbuster Phantom, on a breathtaking hunt for a madman about to unleash a terrifying new Artificial Intelligence-powered super weapon on the world. Another superb espionage thriller by a true, New York Times bestselling master of the fictional spy game, Bell’s Phantom explores a dark side of science while delivering non-stop action, as Hawke races across the globe in order to prevent a coming apocalypse—and the millions of fans of Bell’s Warlord, Tsar, and Spy will be breathless every perilous step along the way. more

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  • The Jungle (Oregon Files)

    The Jungle (Oregon Files)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   A01
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Large Print Press; Lrg edition (2012, Mar 6th).
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    Du Brul, Jack more

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  • Hidden in the Everglades

    Hidden in the Everglades

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Margaret Daley
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Center Point Pub; Lrg edition (2012, Apr 1st).
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    "I need your help"Bodyguarding is Kyra Morgan's business—but this was supposed to be a vacation! Still, she can't refuse the request from childhood friend and neighbor Michael Hunt. Michael's sister Amy ran away after witnessing a murder. Michael needs Kyra's help to find her and keep her safe. Yet as Kyra and Michael follow the trail along the Florida coast, their search grows more dangerous by the day. Terrorists are at work, and the stakes are perilously high. It will take everything they have—including trust they're both reluctant to give—to escape the Everglades alive… more

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  • Not This Time (Crossroads Crisis Center)

    Not This Time (Crossroads Crisis Center)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Vicki Hinze
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Center Point Pub; Lrg edition (2012, Apr 1st).
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    Small town scandal. International terrorist attack. Who among them is the traitor? Sara and Beth have built a multi-million dollar business together, but their once solid friendship is now strained. Beth is leery of Sara's husband, and when he is kidnapped, authorities consider Beth their prime suspect.  Then, their small town of Seagrove Village is rocked by an act of terrorism, and Beth doesn't know who to trust. Someone she knows is linked to the attack, but who? Is there a connection to Crossroads Crisis Center? In the midst of the confusion and fear, Beth finds herself attracted to a man from her past. She knows she shouldn't fall in love with him, but she can't resist or even explain their bond. As her world unravels around her, she wonders, is it possible to be beyond redemption? Reviewed by Joy H. more

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  • Stand By Me

    Stand By Me

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Neta Jackson
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Center Point Pub; Lrg edition (2012, Apr 1st).
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    Sometimes the person you most need is the one least like you. Kathryn Davies is a bright young woman from a prominent Phoenix family. But after making a leap of faith at a Christian music fest, dropping out of med school, and moving to inner city Chicago, her family all but disowns her. When Kat discovers SouledOut Community Church, she longs to become a part of the multicultural church family. But her tendency to immediately say whatever she's thinking steps on the toes of nearly everyone she meets - especially Avis Douglass. Avis has a strong faith, is the principal of one of Chicago's highest performing elementary schools, and is a founding member of SouledOut. But the country's economic downturn has thrown both her and her husband's jobs in question. more

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  • Rusty Sabin (Center Point Premier Western (Large Print))

    Rusty Sabin (Center Point Premier Western (Large Print))

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Max Brand
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Center Point Pub; Lrg edition (2012, Apr 1st).
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    294 p. (large print) ;4c23 cm. more

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  • Murder Your Darlings

    Murder Your Darlings

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   J. J. Murphy
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Center Point Pub; Lrg edition (2012, Apr 1st).
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    When she stumbles over the dead body of drama critic Leland Mayflower and an aspiring writer named Billy Faulkner is accused of the murder, Dorothy Parker investigates with the aid of her fellow Algonquin Round Tablemates. more

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