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  • Details about Quantum [sound recording] : a Captain Chase novel : Book 1

    Quantum [sound recording] : a Captain Chase novel : Book 1

    Patricia Daniels Cornwell

    Abstract:  On the eve of a top-secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center. A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and the government shutdown could provide the perfect cover for sabotage, with deadly consequences. As it turns out, the danger is worse than she thought. A spatter of dried blood, a missing security badge, a suspicious suicide, a series of disturbi……more

  • Details about The body [sound recording] : a guide for occupants

    The body [sound recording] : a guide for occupants

    Bill Bryson

    Abstract:  "Bill Bryson... guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular."  …more

  • Details about Olive, Again [sound recording]

    Olive, Again [sound recording]

    Elizabeth Strout

    Abstract:  "Olive has ... returned, as indomitable as ever, navigating her next decade and the changes--sometimes welcome, sometimes not--in her own life. Here is Olive, strangely confident in her second marriage, in an evolving relationship with her son and his family, and crossing paths with a cast of memorable characters in the seaside town of Crosby, Maine. Whether with a teenager coming to terms with the loss of her father, a young woman about to give birth at a hilariously inopportun……more

  • Details about Mumbo Gumbo Murder [sound recording]

    Mumbo Gumbo Murder [sound recording]

    Laura Childs

    Abstract:  It's Jazz Fest in New Orleans, and the giant puppets from the Beastmaster Puppet Theatre are parading through the French Quarter. Some are very spooky and veiled, others are tall and gangly, like strange aliens. As the parade proceeds, Carmela Bertrand and her best friend, Ava, follow behind, down Royal Street and past the food booths. Suddenly, they hear a terrible crash from Devon Dowling's antiques shop. They rush inside to find Devon collapsed with blood streaming down the s……more

  • Details about The Butterfly Girl [sound recording]

    The Butterfly Girl [sound recording]

    Rene Denfeld

    Naomi made a promise that she would find her missing younger sister. The search takes her to Portland, Oregon, where she soon discovers that young girls have been going missing for months.…more

  • Details about Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts [sound recording]

    Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts [sound recording]

    Kate Racculia

    "From the award-winning author of Bellweather Rhapsody, a delightfully clever novel following one woman and a supporting cast of misfits, dreamers and foes as they race to win a treasure hunt inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, left behind by a dying billionaire" -- Provided by publisher.…more

  • Details about The Giver of Stars [sound recording]

    The Giver of Stars [sound recording]

    Jojo Moyes

    "Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver book……more