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Home to Holly Springs - Jan Karon
For the first time in decades, Father Tim returns to his birthplace, Holly Springs, Mississippi, in response to a mysterious, unsigned note saying simply: "Come home." A story of long-buried secrets, forgiveness, and the wonder of discovering new peo...[more]
The Treasured One (The Dreamers, Book 2) - David Eddings
DESCRIPTION: New York Times bestselling authors David and Leigh Eddings continue their nationally bestselling The Dreamers series with this brand new epic fantasy.The Vlagh has turned its attention from the lands of the goddess Zelana (The Elder Gods...[more]
The Elder Gods (The Dreamers, Book 1) - David Eddings
David and Leigh Eddings introduce readers to their newly minted Land of Dhrall with The Elder Gods, the first book in the four-book Dreamers Saga. Dhrall is under the gentle rule of four gods representing the four compass points. These gods are reach...[more]
State of Fear - Michael Crichton

In Tokyo, in Los Angeles, in Antarctica, in the Solomon Islands . . . an intelligence agent races to put all the pieces together to prevent a global catastrophe.

The Ox-Bow Incident (Modern Library Classics) - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and ord...[more]
The Wrecker - Clive Cussler
A man known only as the Wrecker is sabotaging the Southern Pacific Railroad's Cascades express line. Whoever he is, whatever his motives, he's building up to a grand act unlike anything ever committed before. And only private detective Isaac Bell can...[more]
The Chase - Clive Cussler
Clive cussler is back with a stand-alone novel that “cranks up a head of steam and some high speed thrills.”(Publishers Weekly)

A no- nonsense detective is on the trail of the sharpest and deadliest criminal mind he ...[more]
Mammoth - John Varley
An intact wooly mammoth is discovered frozen in Canada. Huddled next to the huge creature is the mummified body of a Stone Age man around 12,000 years old. And he is wearing a wristwatch.
The Rule of Four - Ian Caldwell
An ivy league murder, a mysterious coded manuscript, and the secrets of a Renaissance prince collide memorably in The Rule of Four—a brilliant work of fiction that weaves together suspense and scholarship, high art and unimaginable trea...[more]

Is a loved one missing some body parts? Are blondes becoming extinct? Is everyone at your dinner table of the same species? Humans and chimpanzees differ in only 400 genes; is that why a chimp fetus resembles a human being? And should that worry ...[more]

Valhalla Rising (Dirk Pitt Adventures) - Clive Cussler
It is July, 2003. In the middle of its maiden voyage the luxury cruise ship Emerald Dolphin suddenly catches fire and sinks. What caused it? Why didn't the alarms go off? What was its connection to the revolutionary new engines powering the ship? NUM...[more]
Natural Selection - 9 Copy Floor Display - Dave Freedman
scientists try to deal with a newly discovered predator in the ocean that is rapidly evolving and threatens the world.
Caves of Steel - Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history:� � the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.� � Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partn...[more]
The Bourne Identity - Robert Ludlum
Jason Bourne.

He has no past. And he may have no future. His memory is blank. He only knows that he was flushed out of the Mediterranean Sea, his body riddled with bullets.

There are a few clues. A frame of microfilm surgically im...[more]
Blasphemy - Douglas Preston
The world's biggest supercollider, locked in an Arizona mountain, was built to reveal the secrets of the very moment of creation: the Big Bang itself.  The Torus is the most expensive machine ever created by humankind, run by the worldâ€...[more]
Second Glance: A Novel - Jodi Picoult

Second Glance begins in current-day Vermont, where an old man puts a piece of land up for sale and unintentionally raises protest from the local Abenaki Indian tribe, who insist it's a burial ground. When odd, supernatural events plague the town o...[more]

In an idyllic Long Island community, paleobiologist Richard Sinclair is one of the first to suspect that the environment has begun to wage bloody, terrifying war on humanity. What initially appear to be random, unrelated events are actually violent e...[more]
When Worlds Collide (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) - Philip Wylie
A runaway planet hurtles toward the earth. As it draws near, massive tidal waves, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions wrack our planet, devastating continents, drowning cities, and wiping out millions. In central North America, a team of scienti...[more]
After Worlds Collide (The Classic Sequel to When Worlds Collide) - Philip Wylie
A handful of Supermen colonize a distant planet. Vintage, classic science fiction
After Worlds Collide (The Classic Sequel to When Worlds Collide) - Philip Wylie
A handful of Supermen colonize a distant planet. Vintage, classic science fiction
The Judas Strain (Sigma Force Novels) - James Rollins

From the depths of the Indian Ocean, a horrific plague has arisen to devastate humankind—unknown, unstoppable . . . and merely a harbinger of the doom that is to follow.

Operatives of the shadowy covert ...[more]

The Swarm: A Novel - Frank Schatzing
For more than two years, one book has taken over Germany's hardcover and paperback bestseller lists, reaching number one in Der Spiegel and setting off a frenzy in bookstores: The Swarm.

Whales begin sinking ships. Toxic, eyeless crabs poison ...[more]

A Deepness in the Sky (Zones of Thought) - Vernor Vinge
After thousands of years searching, humans stand on the verge of first contact with an alien race. Two human groups: the Qeng Ho, a culture of free traders, and the Emergents, a ruthless society based on the technological enslavement of minds.
Ill Wind - Kevin J. Anderson
It’s the largest oil spill in history: a crashed supertanker in San Francisco Bay. Desperate to avert environmental damage—and a PR disaster—the multinational oil company releases an untested “designer microbeâ...[more]
Red Thunder - John Varley
Seven suburban misfits are constructing a spaceship out of old tanker cars. The plan is to beat the Chinese to Mars--in under four days at three million miles an hour. It would be history in the making if it didn't sound so insane.