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By Steve Smith, Rick Green. 1997
Red Green, Bill, Harold, and the other members of Possum Lodge share their hard-won wisdom about cars. They discuss projects… from the handyman's corner, driving and car care tips, and what to say to the judge. Also includes "The Possum Lodge Car Song Book." 1997.
By Tami Oldham Ashcraft, Susea McGearhart. 2002
Following the hurricane in which her fiance is killed, Tami's astonishing determination and sense of preservation leads her back to… civilization in Hawaii over 40 days' sailing away, all with a broken mast, ruined navigational instruments and a very limited water and food supply. This story is also a poignant love story, as the spirit of her lost lover motivates her on to beat the elements and save herself. 2002.
By Thomas Harris. 1991
A ritual murderer has struck twice, killing entire families in two cities. FBI agent Will Graham knows he must find… him before the moon is full or another family must die. The killer, Francis Dolarhyde, is an accident of nature trying to work things through. He contacts "Hannibal the Cannibal" a psychopath and serial killer caught by Graham. In a race against time Graham searches for Dolarhyde, while the murderer has begun his hunt for Graham. Descriptions of violence. 1991.
By Grant Naylor. 1989
When Lister got drunk, he really got drunk. After celebrating his birthday with a Monopoly-board pub crawl around London, he… came to in a burger bar on one of Saturn's moons, wearing a lady's pink hat and a pair of yellow fishing waders, with no money and a passport in the name of Emily Berkenstein. Joining the Space Corps seemed a good idea. Red Dwarf was bound for earth, but it never made it, leaving Lister as the last remaining member of the human race with only a dead man, a senile computer and a highly evolved cat for company. 1989.
By Daphne Du Maurier. 1993
By Charlaine Harris. 2009
Aurora "Roe" Teagarden and the members of the Real Murders Club meet monthly to analyze famous cases. But when a… member dies in a manner resembling a case the group was discussing, suddenly everybody is both a suspect and a potential victim. Followed by "A bone to pick". 2009.
By Daphne Du Maurier. 1992
Rebecca, the glamorous mistress of a great English estate, died eight months before Maxim de Winter brought a young and… frightened second wife to live there. Mystery, intrigue, and violence eventually reveal the circumstances surrounding Rebecca's death. 1992.
By Clive Cussler. 1976
To ensure America's security from foreign attack, it becomes essential to obtain the rare element of Byzanium, which lies in… the hold of the Titanic. Some strong language. Sequel to "Iceberg", followed by "Vixen 03". 1976. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 3)
By Michael S Duke, Tʻung Su. 1993
The title novella "Raise the Red Lantern" tells the story of Lotus, whose father's suicide forces her to become the… concubine of a wealthy merchant. Crushed by loneliness, despair, and cruel treatment, Lotus finds her descent into insanity both a weapon and a refuge. "Nineteen Thirty-Four Escapes" is an account of a family's struggles during one momentous year; plagued by disease, death, and the shady promise of life in a larger town, the family slowly disintegrates. Finally, "Opium Family" details the last years of a landowning clan whose demise is brought about by corruption, lust, and treachery. 2004, c1993.
By George Lucas, Campbell Black, Lawrence Kasdan. 1981
The future of the world rests on a fearless American archeologist who races with the Nazis to find one of… the holiest relics on earth. 1981. Uniform title: Raiders of the lost ark.
By Ann Brashares, Vanessa Rubio. 2002
Quatre adolescentes se partagent un jean le temps d'un été. Il sera le témoin de leurs aventures et le symbole… de leur amitié. Un roman qui aborde avec simplicité les thèmes de l'amitié et de l'amour et qui saura surement plaire aux adolescentes. Pour les lecteurs d'école secondaire. 2002. Titre uniforme: The sisterhood of the traveling pants.
By Ruth Rendell. 1981
The death of the elderly rich flautist shortly before his second marriage is shrouded in mystery. So is the identity… of the young woman claiming to be the daughter he had not seen for 19 years. Sequel to "A sleeping life", followed by "The speaker of Mandarin". 1981.
By Jussi Adler-Olsen, Caroline Berg. 2012
En 1987, l'enquête sur le meurtre d'un frère et d'une soeur s'était arrêtée faute de preuves, jusqu'à ce qu'un lycéen… s'accuse lui-même sept ans plus tard. Le dossier ressurgit inexplicablement sur le bureau de Carl Morck, protagoniste de Miséricorde, qui décide, accompagné de son assistant Assad, de reprendre l'investigation. Suite de "Miséricorde", suivi de "Déliverance". 2012. Titre uniforme: Fasandraeberne.
By Cecelia Ahern. 2004
Holly and Gerry had the perfect life. Or so they thought. When Gerry dies, Holly is devastated. On the eve… of her 30th birthday, the man who was her lover, her best friend, her rock, has left her. But Gerry promised he'd always be there for Holly. And he is: his last bequest to her is The List, a bundle of notes which form a monthly mission for Holly to get her life back on track. As the notes are gradually opened, and as the year unfolds, Holly is both cheered up and challenged. 2004.
By Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith. 2009
As the story opens, a mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton and the dead are… returning to life. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she's soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr Darcy. What ensues is a comedy of manners with plenty of civilized sparring between the two young lovers and even more violent sparring on the blood-soaked battlefield. 2009.
By A. S Byatt. 1990
This is the story of two academics researching the lives of mid-Victorian poets Randolph Henry Ash and Christabel La Lotte.… They delve deeper into their lives through their letters, poems and journals. 1990 Man Booker Prize. 1990
By William Diehl. 1993
Chicago Archbishop Rushman steps out of his shower one February morning and comes face to face with a person holding… a butcher knife. A short time later, a young man covered in blood and holding a butcher knife is found in a confessional. Martin Vail, on orders from Judge Shoat, must defend Aaron Stampler pro bono. But what appears to be an open-and-shut case becomes quite different when Vail puts his team to work. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 1993.
By Alice Hoffman. 1995
Sally and Gillian Owens are raised by their unusual aunts and cruelly teased by the other children. The older Owens… sisters cast spells at twilight for women having problems with love. Gillian leaves home as soon as possible, breaking hearts along the way. Sensible Sally stays, marries, and has two daughters, until tragedy sends her packing, too. Now an event has gathered the Owens women together again. Strong language and descriptions of sex. 1995.
By Scott Turow. 1987
By Lynda La Plante. 1991
A mystery-thriller features Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison. Coming through the ranks the hard way, Jane Tennison struggles to win… the respect of her fellow male officers. The story is set in London and based on the Granada TV's 'Prime suspect' series. Includes sex. Followed by “Prime suspect 2”.1991.