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Payback: A Novel

Mary Gordon · Pantheon
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A novel of lifelong reckoning between two womenUnbeknownst to her many fans, Quin Archer, the revenge-loving queen of the reality-TV show PAYBACK, was once an angry teen named Heidi. Her true story may be known only to Agnes, who was her art teacher at a private New England girls' school...
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Cardiff, by the Sea

Joyce Carol Oates · Mysterious Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most important contemporary American writers, Cardiff, by the Sea is a bold, haunting collection of four previously unpublished novellas. In the titular novella, an academic in Pennsylvania discovers a terrifying trauma from her past after inheriting a house in Cardiff,...
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An Indiana Christmas

Bryan Furuness · Indiana University Press
Pages: 239
Format: Book

Imagine a moonlit railroad track, a rural road and barn covered with just a dusting of snow, a hound dog asleep by the woodstove, and a Red Ryder BB gun hidden behind the tinseled tree—all the makings of an unforgettable Indiana Christmas. In An Indiana Christmas, editor Bryan Furuness...

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Fifty Words for Rain: A Novel

Asha Lemmie · Dutton
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From debut author Asha Lemmie, a sweeping, heartrending coming-of-age novel about a young woman's quest for acceptance - and the unexpected ally that will change everything - in post-World War II Japan.Kyoto, Japan, 1948. "If a woman knows nothing else, she should know how to be silent....
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Point of Danger

Irene Hannon · Revell
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Radio talk show host Eve Reilly is used to backlash from her pot-stirring on-air commentary and interviews, but now it seems a disgruntled listener is resorting to more than angry words to express their displeasure. When a suspicious package arrives on her doorstep, Eve turns to law enforcement...
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Rules of the Road

Geraghty, Ciara · PARK ROW BOOKS
Format: Book

In this emotional, life-affirming novel, two women embark on an extraordinary road trip and discover the transformative power of female friendship. The simple fact of the matter is that Iris loves life. Maybe she's forgotten that. Sometimes that happens, doesn't it? To the best...

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Something Worth Doing

Jane Kirkpatrick · Revell
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

In 1853, Abigail Scott was a 19-year-old school teacher in Oregon Territory when she married Ben Duniway. Marriage meant giving up on teaching, but Abigail always believed she was meant to be more than a good wife and mother. When financial mistakes and an injury force Ben to stop working,...
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Tiny Nightmares: Very Short Stories of Horror

Lincoln Michel · Black Balloon Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

In this playful, spine-tingling collection, leading literary and horror writers spin unforgettably chilling tales in only a few pages. Tiny Nightmares brings to life broken-hearted vampires, Uber-taking serial killers, mind-reading witches, and monsters of all imaging, as well as stories...
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The Summer Sisters

Lilly Mirren · Black Lab Press
Pages: 356
Format: Paperback

Bindi Summer, the hard-working manager at The Waratah Inn is tired, feeling low, and wondering where her life is headed. Then, she is blind-sided by a shock revelation and the sudden arrival of her ex-boyfriend, who shows up at the inn, questioning his decision to leave her almost two years...
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Imperfect Women: A Novel

Araminta Hall · MCD
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Our Kind of Cruelty comes an enthralling, irresistible novel of psychological suspense about three women and the destructive power of buried secretsWhen Nancy Hennessy is murdered, she leaves behind two best friends, a loving husband and daughter, and a secret lover whose...
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The Talented Miss Farwell: A Novel

Emily Gray Tedrowe · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Catch Me If You Can meets Patricia Highsmith in this electrifying page-turner of greed and obsession, survival and self-invention that is a piercing character study of one unforgettable female con artist."Becky Farwell is one of the most wickedly compelling characters I've read...
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Out of the Embers

Amanda Cabot · Revell
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Ten years after her parents were killed, Evelyn Radcliffe is once more homeless. The orphanage that was her refuge and later her workplace has burned to the ground, and only she and a young orphan girl have escaped. Convinced this must be related to her parents' murders, Evelyn flees...
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The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett: A Novel

Annie Lyons · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Infused with the emotional power of Me Before You and the irresistible charm of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and Be Frank with Me, a moving and joyous novel about an elderly woman ready to embrace death and the little girl who reminds her what it means to live.Eudora Honeysett is done...
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Christmas at the Waratah Inn

Mirren Lilly
Format: Paperback

Without her husband or the thriving business she spent years of her life building, Elizabeth doesn't know who she is or what to do with her days. She's dreading spending her first Christmas alone when her friends convince her to book a holiday at the Waratah Inn.Robert Patch thought...
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Jack: A Novel

Marilynne Robinson · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the final in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction.Jack tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the black sheep of his family, the beloved and grieved-over...
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The Quiet Girl

S. F. Kosa · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Good girls keep quiet. Quiet girls won't stay silent forever.When Alex arrives in Provincetown to patch things up with his new wife, he finds an empty wine glass in the sink, her wedding ring on the desk, and a string of questions in her wake. The police believe that Alex's wife...
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The Wicked Die Twice

William W Johnstone · Kensington Pub Corp
Pages: 400
Format: Book

Not many men get a second chance at life. But thanks to a chief U.S. marshal who needs their help, the bank-robbing duo of Jimmy “Slash” Braddock and Melvin “Pecos Kid” Baker are on the right side of the law. As unofficial marshals, they’ve agreed to pick...

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Bayou Baby

Lexi Blake · Berkley
Pages: 320
Format: Mass Market Paperback

A heartwarming contemporary romance set in Louisiana's Butterfly Bayou from New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake. Seraphina Guidry loves Butterfly Bayou. A young, single mom, she's trying to find a place for herself in the town she cherishes, but past mistakes have made...
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Daughter of Black Lake: A Novel

Cathy Marie Buchanan · Riverhead Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

It's the season of Fallow, in the era of iron. In a northern misty bog surrounded by woodlands and wheat fields, a settlement lies far beyond the reach of the Romans invading hundreds of miles to the southeast. Here, life is simple--or so it seems to the tightly knit community. Sow....
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Butterfly Bayou

Blake, Lexi · BERKLEY BOOKS
Format: Book

Life in Dallas took a tragic turn for nurse practitioner Lila Daley. In need of a fresh start, she retreats to Papillon, Louisiana, a tiny town on the bayou. Sure she's greeted by a gator, finds herself in the middle of golf cart wars, and unwittingly adopts a scruffy dog, but Lila...

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The Gift of Family

Mary Monroe · Dafina
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe comes the captivating and heartfelt tale of a couple who has everything - except the dream they long for most. But this Christmas, a reunion with someone from the past could gift them a once-in-a-lifetime last chance . . . Successful,...
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Earthlings: A Novel

Sayaka Murata · Grove Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

As a child, Natsuki doesn't fit into her family. Her parents favor her sister, and her best friend is a plush toy hedgehog named Piyyut who has explained to her that he has come from the planet Popinpobopia on a special quest to help her save the Earth. Each summer, Natsuki counts down...
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Happily This Christmas: A Novel

Susan Mallery · HQN
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

There's no place like Happily Inc for the holidays ... Wynn Beauchene has a thriving business, a great kid and a mildly embarrassing crush on the guy next door - local cop Garrick McCabe. She's a strong, independent woman who can't help dreaming what-if about a man she barely...
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