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Fiction - General

Queen of the Underworld: A Novel Queen of the Underworld: A Novel
by Gail Godwin

In the summer of 1959, as Castro clamps down on Cuba and its first wave of exiles flee to the States, Emma Gant, fresh out of college, begins her career as a reporter.



The Reluctant Fundamentalist: A Novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist: A Novel
by Mohsin Hamid

At a cafe table in Lahore, a bearded Pakistani man converses with an uneasy American stranger. As dusk deepens to night, he begins the tale that has brought them to this fateful meeting . . .



Unholy Grail: A Novel Unholy Grail: A Novel
by D.L. Wilson

Throughout the centuries, it was shrouded in mystery, entrusted to a precious few. But now the guardians of what has become known as the secret gospel are mysteriously dying -- their bodies scarred with the stigmata.



Christine Falls: A Novel Christine Falls: A Novel
by Benjamin Black

Quirke and Malachy Griffin were raised as brothers, though Quirke -- rescued from an Irish orphanage by Malachy's father, the eminent Judge Garrett Griffin -- was always the favored son. But Malachy married the American girl Quirke loved, and Quirke settled for her sister, who died in childbirth soon thereafter.



The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel
by Robert Crais

Larkin Conner Barkley lives like the City of Angels is hers for the taking. Young and staggeringly rich, she speeds through the city during its loneliest hours, blowing through red after red in her Aston Martin as if running for her life. Until out of nowhere a car appears, and with it the metal-on-metal explosion of a terrible accident.



Flora Segunda: Being the Magickal Mishaps of a Girl of Spirit, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), a House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog Flora Segunda: Being the Magickal Mishaps of a Girl of Spirit, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), a House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog
by Ysabeau W. Wilce

Flora Fyrdraaca knows taking shortcuts in Crackpot Hall can be risky. After all, when a House has eleven thousand decaying rooms that shift about at random, there's no telling where a person might end up.



Spinning Dixie: A Novel Spinning Dixie: A Novel
by Eric Dezenhall

When a gorgeous woman appears at the gates of the White House bearing a mysterious letter, disgraced presidential press secretary and professional spinmeister Jonah Eastman knows that his past has finally caught up with him.



The Rhythm of the Road: A Novel The Rhythm of the Road: A Novel
by Albyn Leah Hall

A truck driver's daughter who grows up in the front seat of her father's truck, Jo shares her father's love of country music, junk food, and the open highway. Jo's life is a perfect slice of Americana, except that their "open road" is in England, and her father -- the gentle, melancholy Bobby Pickering -- is from Northern Ireland. The only truly American thing about Jo is her mother, whom she has never met.



Exile: A Novel Exile: A Novel
by Richard North Patterson

David Wolfe's life is approaching an exhilarating peak: he's a successful San Francisco lawyer, he's about to get married, and he's being primed for a run for Congress. But when the phone rings and he hears the voice of Hana Arif -- the Palestinian woman with whom he had a secret affair in law school -- he begins a completely unexpected journey.



The Geographer's Library: A Novel The Geographer's Library: A Novel
by Jon Fasman

When a reclusive scholar dies under obscure circumstances, reporter Paul Tomm is assigned to write his obituary. But when the coroner in the case is murdered, Tomm finds himself pursuing a story that began nine hundred years ago with the theft of alchemical instruments from the court geographer of Sicily.



A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian: A Novel A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian: A Novel
by Marina Lewycka

When an elderly and newly widowed Ukrainian immigrant declares his intention to remarry, his intended turns out to be a voluptuous gold digger from the old country with a proclivity for green satin underwear and an insatiable appetite for the good life of the West.



Anonymous Lawyer: A Novel Anonymous Lawyer: A Novel
by Jeremy Blachman

He's a hiring partner at one of the world's largest law firms. Brilliant yet ruthless, he has little patience for associates who leave the office before midnight or steal candy from the bowl on his secretary's desk. He hates holidays and paralegals. And he's just started a weblog to tell the world about what life is really like at the top of his profession.