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Blue Monday -- Frieda Klein is a brilliant psychotherapist who finds herself hunting down a kidnapper. When five-year-old Matthew Farraday goes missing, all of London is in an uproar--including Frieda, who recalls a patient haunted by dreams of snatching a child matching Matthew's description. To find the child before it's too late, Frieda must journey to a very dangerous place--the mind of a psychopath.

 

 

Wishes fulfilled : mastering the art of manifesting -- This is dedicated to your mastery of the art of realizing all your desires. The greatest gift you have been given is the gift of your imagination. Everything that now exists was once imagined. And everything that will ever exist must first be imagined. Wishes Fulfilled is designed to take you on a voyage of discovery, wherein you can begin to tap into the amazing manifesting powers that you possess within you and create a life in which all that you imagine for yourself becomes a present fact.

 

Waiting for sunrise -- Moving from Vienna to London's West End, from the battlefields of France to hotel rooms in Geneva, Waiting for Sunrise is a feverish and mesmerising journey into the human psyche, a beautifully observed portrait of wartime Europe, a plot-twisting thriller and a literary tour de force from the bestselling author of Any Human Heart, Restless and Ordinary Thunderstorms.

 

 

Big cat nap -- When a local mechanic is murdered after a series of suspicious traffic accidents, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen takes up the investigation, with her cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter and her corgi Tee Tucker never far behind.

 

 

The thief : an Isaac Bell adventure -- Intrepid chief investigator Isaac Bell thwarts German spies seeking to abduct two scientists aboard the ocean liner Mauretania--but he's sure the thugs will try again. With war on the horizon, Bell knows his ability to keep these scientists safe may affect the fate of the world.

 

 

Tao of Pooh -- Benjamin Hoff shows that the philosophy of Winnie-the-Pooh is amazingly consistent with the principles of Taoism and demonstrates how to use these principles in daily life.

 

 

 

Exit plan -- LCDR Jerry Mitchell and the four surviving Navy SEALs sent to extract two Iranian nationals with sensitive information on Iran's nuclear weapons program must make a desperate escape by sea to Mitchell's submarine, the USS Michigan to get the Iranian nationals and their proof of an Iranian plot to the U.S. and prevent a new war.

 

 

Limpopo Academy of Private Detection -- Precious Ramotswe is back and, as usual, her plate is full! She's called in to tackle a mysterious disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter's school... Her infinitely trustworthy assistant, Grace Makutsi, is having trouble adjusting to wedded bliss, a problem to test even the formidable talents of Mma Ramotswe...And the estimable Clovis Andersen, author of The Principles of Private Investigation--the No. 1 Ladies' prized manual--has arrived, right there, in Botswana, on a case of his own. Bush tea anyone?

 

Prague fatale -- In 1941 Prague, private detective Bernie Gunther must sort through a roomful of murderous high-ranking Nazi Party members to discover who killed a young member of Reinhard Heydrich's staff.

 

 

 

Sacré bleu : a comedy d'art -- This novel casts Moore's view askance on a familiar subject and twists it into something wholly original. Famed painter Vincent van Gogh lies dead, an apparent suicide victim. Two of his painterly colleagues are not convinced that the artist truly offed himself, though, so they embark on a quest to find the truth.

 

 

Coldest night -- Set in 1950, this novel follows Henry, a marine who arrives in Korea just before the devastating Chosin Reservoir battle. Days of brutal fighting leave Henry forever haunted by what he's seen, but the true depth of his scars doesn't become apparent until he returns home--and finds that the combat he loathed may be the closest he'll ever come to feeling truly alive.

 

 

House of stone : a memoir of home, family, and a lost Middle East -- When Anthony Shadid, one of four New York Times reporters captured in Libya, was freed, he went home to an ancient estate built by his great-grandfather. For two years previous, he had worked to reconstruct the house and restore his spirit after both had weathered war. Now he tells the story of the house's re-creation, recovering the lives that have passed through it. He juxtaposes past and present as he traces the house's renewal along with his family's flight from Lebanon to America.

 

Lifeboat -- Grace Winter, 22, is both a newlywed and a widow. She is also on trial for her life. In the summer of 1914, the elegant ocean liner carrying her and her husband Henry across the Atlantic suffers a mysterious explosion. Setting aside his own safety, Henry secures Grace a place in a lifeboat, which the survivors quickly realize is over capacity. For any to live, some must die.

 

 

Lost years -- Mariah Lyons risks her life to solve the brutal murder of her father, Dr. Jonathan Lyons, a well-respected academic, who in a stroke of luck comes into the possession of an ancient and highly valuable parchment stolen from the Vatican in the 15th century.

 

 

Wind through the keyhole -- Sent by his father to investigate evidence of a murderous shape shifter, a "skin man," Roland Deschain takes charge of Bill Streeter, a brave but terrified boy who is the sole surviving witness to the beast's most recent slaughter. Roland, himself only a teenager, calms the boy by reciting a story from the Magic Tales of the Eld that his mother used to read to him at bedtime, "The Wind through the Keyhole." (The novel can be placed between Dark Tower IV and Dark Tower V.)