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  • The Widow of Pale Harbor(有聲CD)

    The Widow of Pale Harbor(有聲CD)

    Fox Hester  著 Blackstone Audio Inc 出版 2019/9/17 出版 有聲CD

    a town gripped by fear. a woman accused of witchcraft. who can save pale harbor from itself?maine 1846. gabriel stone is desperate to escape the ghosts that haunt him in massachusetts after his wife’s death so he moves to maine taking a position as a minister in the remote village of pale harbor.but not all is as it seems in the sleepy town. strange unsettling things have been happening and the townspeople claim that only one person can be responsible: sophronia carver a reclusive widow who lives with a spinster maid in the eerie castle carver. sophronia must be a witch and she almost certainly killed her husband.as the incidents escalate one thing becomes clear: they are the work of a twisted person inspired by the wildly popular stories of mr. edgar allan poe. and gabriel must find answers or pale harbor will suffer a fate worthy of poe’s darkest tales.hester fox comes to writing from a background in the museum field as a collections maintenance technician. this job has taken her from historic houses to fine art museums where she has the privilege of cleaning and caring for collections that range from paintings by old masters to ancient artifacts to early-american furniture. she is a keen painter and has a master’s degree in historical archaeology as well as a background in medieval studies and art history. hester lives outside boston with her husband.

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  • Lies in White Dresses(有聲CD)

    Lies in White Dresses(有聲CD)

    Grant Sofia  著 Blackstone Audio Inc 出版 2019/9/17 出版 有聲CD

    in the 1940s and 50s women who needed a fast divorce went to nevada to live on a ranch with other women in the same boat. this historical novel was inspired by the true stories of those who took the reno cure.francie meeker and vi carothers were sold a bill of goods: find a man marry him in a white wedding gown and live happily ever after. these best friends never expected to be on the train to reno those lies in white dresses shattered their marriages over.on board the train they meet june samples who is fleeing an abusive husband with her daughter and take the vulnerable young mother under their wing. the three decide to wait out the required six weeks together and then they can toss their wedding bands into the truckee river and start new lives as divorcees.but as they settle in at the ranch one shocking moment will change their lives forever. as it brings their deceptions and fears into focus it will also demand a reckoning with the past and the choices that a person in love can be driven to make.

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  • The Starlet and the Spy(有聲CD)

    The Starlet and the Spy(有聲CD)

    Lee Ji-min  著 Blackstone Audio Inc 出版 2019/9/10 出版 有聲CD

    a dazzling work of historical fiction about two women who seem the most unlikely to ever meet: alice a korean war survivor and translator for the american forces in seoul and marilyn monroe who is visiting korea on a four-day uso tour.february 1954. although the korean war armistice was signed a year ago most citizens of seoul still battle to return to some semblance of normalcy. conditions are dismal. children beg for food and orphanages are teeming. alice j. kim a korean translator and typist for the american forces still sanctioned in the city yearns for the life she used to live before her country was torn apart.then alice’s boss makes an announcement-the american movie star marilyn monroe will be visiting korea on a four-day uso tour and alice has been chosen as her translator. though intrigued alice has few expectations of the job-what could she and a beautiful actress at the peak of her fame possibly have to talk about? yet the marilyn she meets while just as dazzling and sensual as alice expected is also surprisingly approachable.as marilyn’s visit unfolds alice is forced into a reckoning with her own painful past. moving and mesmerizing the starlet and the spy is a beautiful portrayal of unexpected kinship between two very different women and of the surprising connections that can change or even save a life.

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  • The Nugget(有聲CD)

    The Nugget(有聲CD)

    Deutermann Peter T.  著 Blackstone Audio Inc 出版 2019/8/20 出版 有聲CD

    a novice naval aviator grows into a hero in this gripping and authentic wwii adventure by a master storyteller.lieutenant bobby steele usn is a fresh-faced and eager naval aviator: a nugget who needs to learn the ropes and complex procedures of taking off and returning safely to his aircraft carrier. a blurry night of drinking lands him in an unfamiliar bed aboard the uss oklahoma; later that day the japanese destroy pearl harbor. after cheating death and losing his friend in this act of war the formerly naive steele vows to avenge the attack.flying sea battle after battle steele survives the most dangerous air combat in world war ii including midway is shot down twice rescued twice and eventually leads a daring mission to free prisoners from a secluded japanese pow camp. packed with authentic military action on land and at sea in the pacific theatre of wwii and featuring a memorable protagonist based on a true-life hero the nugget is a first-class adventure by a former commander whose family served in the pacific.

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  • The Manzoni Family

    The Manzoni Family

    Ginzburg Natalia  著 Arcade Pub 出版 2019/8/13 出版

    a sophisticated new package for natalia ginzburg’s classic biography a rich story of passions writing rivalries deaths and war.

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  • Before We Were Yours

    Before We Were Yours

    Lisa Wingate  著 Ballantine Books 出版 2019/5/21 出版

    the blockbuster hit—a new york times usa today wall street journal and publishers weekly bestsellerfor readers of orphan train and the nightingale comes a “thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal.*memphis 1939. twelve-year-old rill foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s mississippi river shantyboat. but when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a tennessee children’s home society orphanage the foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. at the mercy of the facility’s cruel director rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty. aiken south carolina present day. born into wealth and privilege avery stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor a handsome fiancé and a lavish wedding on the horizon. but when avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption. based on one of america’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which georgia tann director of a memphis-based adoption organization kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—lisa wingate’s riveting wrenching and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how even though the paths we take can lead to many places the heart never forgets where we belong.*library journalpublishers weekly’s #3 longest-running bestseller of 2017 • winner of the southern book prize • if all arkansas read the same book selection “a [story] of a family lost and found . . . a poignant engrossing tale about sibling love and the toll of secrets.—people“sure to be one of the most compelling books you pick up this year. . . . wingate is a master-storyteller and you’ll find yourself pulled along as she reveals the wake of terror and heartache that is georgia tann’s legacy.—parade

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  • The Aftermath

    The Aftermath

    Brook- Rhidian  著 Vintage Books 出版 2019/4/16 出版

    soon to be a major motion picture starring keira knightley alexander skarsgård jason clarke and alexander scheerset in post-war germany the international bestseller the aftermath by rhidian brook is a stunning emotional thriller about our fiercest loyalties and our deepest desires. in the bitter winter of 1946 rachael morgan arrives with her only remaining son edmund in the ruins of hamburg. here she is reunited with her husband lewis a british colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. but as they set off for their new home rachael is stunned to discover that lewis has made an extraordinary decision: they will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners a german widower and his troubled daughter. in this charged atmosphere enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal.

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  • A Gentleman in Moscow

    A Gentleman in Moscow

    Towles- Amor  著 Penguin Group USA 出版 2019/3/26 出版

    the mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television seriesthe novel buzzes with the energy of numerous adventures love affairs [and] twists of fate. —the wall street journal he can’t leave his hotel. you won’t want to. from the new york times bestselling author of rules of civility—a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. in 1922 count alexander rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a bolshevik tribunal and is sentenced to house arrest in the metropol a grand hotel across the street from the kremlin. rostov an indomitable man of erudition and wit has never worked a day in his life and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors. unexpectedly his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery. brimming with humor a glittering cast of characters and one beautifully rendered scene after another this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count’s endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose.

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  • Fools and Mortals

    Fools and Mortals

    Cornwell Bernard  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/1/8 出版

    new york times bestselling author bernard cornwell makes a dramatic departure with this enthralling action-packed standalone novel that tells the story of the first production of a midsummer night’s dream—as related by william shakespeare’s estranged younger brother.lord what fools these mortals be . . .in the heart of elizabethan england richard shakespeare dreams of a glittering career in one of the london playhouses a world dominated by his older brother william. but he is a penniless actor making ends meet through a combination of a beautiful face petty theft and a silver tongue. as william’s star rises richard’s onetime gratitude is souring and he is sorely tempted to abandon family loyalty.so when a priceless manuscript goes missing suspicion falls upon richard forcing him onto a perilous path through a bawdy and frequently brutal london. entangled in a high-stakes game of duplicity and betrayal which threatens not only his career and potential fortune but also the lives of his fellow players richard has to call on all he has now learned from the brightest stages and the darkest alleyways of the city. to avoid the gallows he must play the part of a lifetime . . . .showcasing the superb storytelling skill that has won bernard cornwell international renown fools and mortals is a richly portrayed tour de force that brings to life a vivid world of intricate stagecraft fierce competition and consuming ambition.

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  • Shape Of Water水底情深

    Shape Of Water水底情深

    Guillermo Toro del  著 Feiwel & Friends 出版 2018/3/6 出版
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  • Sea of Memories

    Sea of Memories

    Valpy Fiona  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2018/3/1 出版

    when kendra first visits her ailing grandmother ella has only one request: that kendra write her story down before she forgets…in 1937 seventeen-year-old ella’s life changes forever when she is sent to spend the summer on the beautiful île de ré and meets the charismatic creative christophe. they spend the summer together exploring the island’s sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters and for the first time in her life ella feels truly free.but the outbreak of war casts everything in a new light. ella is forced to return to scotland where she volunteers for the war effort alongside the dashing angus. in this new world ella feels herself drifting further and further from who she was on the île de ré. can she ever find her way back? and does she want to?from the windswept île de ré to the rugged hills of scotland sea of memories is a spellbinding journey about the power of memory love and second chances.

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  • The Tuscan Child

    The Tuscan Child

    Bowen Rhys  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2018/2/20 出版

    from new york times bestselling author rhys bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father’s hidden past to discover his secrets…in 1944 british bomber pilot hugo langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of german-occupied tuscany. badly wounded he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of sofia bartoli. but the love that kindled between them was shaken by an irreversible betrayal.nearly thirty years later hugo’s estranged daughter joanna has returned home to the english countryside to arrange her father’s funeral. among his personal effects is an unopened letter addressed to sofia. in it is a startling revelation.still dealing with the emotional wounds of her own personal trauma joanna embarks on a healing journey to tuscany to understand her father’s history—and maybe come to understand herself as well. joanna soon discovers that some would prefer the past be left undisturbed but she has come too far to let go of her father’s secrets now…

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  • The Atomic City Girls

    The Atomic City Girls

    Beard Janet  著 William Morrow & Co 出版 2018/2/6 出版

    “focuses on the little-known realities behind the manhattan project […] readers who enjoyed martha hall kelly’s lilac girls will appreciate this glimpse into the beliefs and attitudes that shaped america during world war ii.— library journalan internationally bestselling novelin the bestselling tradition of hidden figures and the wives of los alamos comes this riveting novel of the everyday people who worked on the manhattan project during world war ii.“what you see here what you hear here what you do here let it stay here.in november 1944 eighteen-year-old june walker boards an unmarked bus destined for a city that doesn’t officially exist. oak ridge tennessee has sprung up in a matter of months—a town of trailers and segregated houses 24-hour cafeterias and constant security checks. there june joins hundreds of other young girls operating massive machines whose purpose is never explained. they know they are helping to win the war but must ask no questions and reveal nothing to outsiders. the girls spend their evenings socializing and flirting with soldiers scientists and workmen at dances and movies bowling alleys and canteens. june longs to know more about their top-secret assignment and begins an affair with sam cantor the young jewish physicist from new york who oversees the lab where she works and understands the end goal only too well while her beautiful roommate cici is on her own mission: to find a wealthy husband and escape her sharecropper roots. across town african-american construction worker joe brewer knows nothing of the government’s plans only that his new job pays enough to make it worth leaving his family behind at least for now. but a breach in security will intertwine his fate with june’s search for answers. when the bombing of hiroshima brings the truth about oak ridge into devastating focus june must confront her ideals about loyalty patriotism and war itself. the atomic city girls is a fascinating and compelling novel about a little-known piece of wwii history.—maggie leffler international bestselling author (globe and mail) of the secrets of flight 

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  • The Woman on the Orient Express

    The Woman on the Orient Express

    Ashford Lindsay Jayne  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2016/9/20 出版

    hoping to make a clean break from a fractured marriage agatha christie boards the orient express in disguise. but unlike her famous detective hercule poirot she can neatly unravel the mysteries she encounters on this fateful journey.agatha isn the only passenger on board with secrets. her cabinmate katharine keeling first marriage ended in tragedy propelling her toward a second relationship mired in deceit. nancy nelsonewly married but carrying another man childs desperate to conceal the pregnancy and teeters on the brink of utter despair. each woman hides her past from the others ferociously guarding her secrets. but as the train bound for the middle east speeds down the track the parallel courses of their lives shift to intersectith lasting repercussions.filled with evocative imagery suspense and emotional complexity the woman on the orient express explores the bonds of sisterhood forged by shared pain and the power of secrets.

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  • The Light Between Oceans

    The Light Between Oceans

    Stedman- M. l.  著 Pocket Books 出版 2016/8/23 出版

    the years-long new york times bestseller and goodreads best historical novel that is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page (o the oprah magazine)—soon to be a major motion picture from spielberg’s dreamworks starring michael fassbender rachel weisz and alicia vikander and directed by derek cianfrance.after four harrowing years on the western front tom sherbourne returns to australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on janus rock nearly half a day’s journey from the coast. to this isolated island where the supply boat comes once a season tom brings a young bold and loving wife isabel. years later after two miscarriages and one stillbirth the grieving isabel hears a baby’s cries on the wind. a boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby. tom who keeps meticulous records and whose moral principles have withstood a horrific war wants to report the man and infant immediately. but isabel insists the baby is a “gift from god and against tom’s judgment they claim her as their own and name her lucy. when she is two tom and isabel return to the mainland and are reminded that there are other people in the world. their choice has devastated one of them. “elegantly rendered…heart-wrenching…beautifully drawn (usa today) the light between oceans is a gorgeous debut novel not soon to be forgotten.

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  • The Light Between Oceans為你說的謊(英國版)

    The Light Between Oceans為你說的謊(英國版)

    Stedman- M. l.  著 Black Swan 出版 2016/8/11 出版

    the years-long new york times bestseller and goodreads best historical novel that is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page (o the oprah magazine)—soon to be a major motion picture from spielberg’s dreamworks starring michael fassbender rachel weisz and alicia vikander and directed by derek cianfrance. after four harrowing years on the western front tom sherbourne returns to australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on janus rock nearly half a day’s journey from the coast. to this isolated island where the supply boat comes once a season tom brings a young bold and loving wife isabel. years later after two miscarriages and one stillbirth the grieving isabel hears a baby’s cries on the wind. a boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby. tom who keeps meticulous records and whose moral principles have withstood a horrific war wants to report the man and infant immediately. but isabel insists the baby is a “gift from god and against tom’s judgment they claim her as their own and name her lucy. when she is two tom and isabel return to the mainland and are reminded that there are other people in the world. their choice has devastated one of them. “elegantly rendered…heart-wrenching…beautifully drawn (usa today) the light between oceans is a gorgeous debut novel not soon to be forgotten.

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  • The Shell Seekers

    The Shell Seekers

    Pilcher Rosamunde  著 Griffin 出版 2015/5/12 出版

    a huge warm saga . . . a deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence. --maeve binchy in the new york times book reviewfor the first time ever in trade paperback rosamunde pilcher’s beloved #1 new york times bestselling novel captivating story of life and love.an instant bestseller when it was first published the shell seekers is an enduring classic which has touched the hearts of millions of readers worldwide. a novel of connection it is the story of one familyothers and daughters husbands and lovers--and of the passions and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. this magical novelhe kind of reading experience that comes along only once in a long whiles the perfect read whether you are returning to it again or opening the cover for the first time.at the end of a long and useful life penelope keeling’s prized possession is the shell seekers painted by her father and symbolizing her unconventional life from bohemian childhood to wartime romance. when her grown children learn their grandfather’s work is now worth a fortune each has an idea as to what penelope should do. but as she recalls the passions tragedies and secrets of her life she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart.

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  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North

    The Narrow Road to the Deep North

    Flanagan- Richard  著 Vintage Books 出版 2015/4/14 出版

    winner of the man booker prize?/bnothing since cormac mccarthy the road has shaken me like this.??ithe washington postfrom the author of the acclaimed gould book of fish a magisterial novel of love and war that traces the life of one man from world war ii to the present.august 1943: australian surgeon dorrigo evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle young wife two years earlier. his life in a brutal japanese pow camp on the thai-burma death railway is a daily struggle to save the men under his command. until he receives a letter that will change him forever.a savagely beautiful novel about the many forms of good and evil of truth and transcendence as one man comes of age prospers only to discover all that he has lost.

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  • Una Acompa鎙nte En Nueva York / The Chaperone

    Una Acompa鎙nte En Nueva York / The Chaperone

    Moriarty Laura  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2014/8/30 出版

    wichita kansas 1922: even though cora carlisle is convinced her city is the center of the universe she has to admit that her life is a bit dull. for this reason when the brooks family is looking for someone to accompany their daughter louise to new york to study dance one summer she does not hesitate. louise and cora could not be more different but they learn to respect and appreciate each other in the hustle and bustle of the big apple. although cora is fictitious louise brooks became a very famous silent screen actress.

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  • The Paris Architect

    The Paris Architect

    Belfoure Charles  著 Sourcebooks Landmark 出版 2014/7/15 出版

    the new york times bestseller!a beautiful and elegant account of an ordinary man’s unexpected and reluctant descent into heroism during the second world war. alcolm gladwellan extraordinary novel about a gifted architect who reluctantly begins a secret life devising ingenious hiding places for jews in world war ii paris from an author who’s been called an up and coming ken follett. (booklist)in 1942 paris gifted architect lucien bernard accepts a commission that will bring him a great deal of money ? and maybe get him killed. but if he’s clever enough he’ll avoid any trouble. all he has to do is design a secret hiding place for a wealthy jewish man a space so invisible that even the most determined german officer won’t find it. he sorely needs the money and outwitting the nazis who have occupied his beloved city is a challenge he can’t resist. but when one of his hiding spaces fails horribly and the problem of where to hide a jew becomes terribly personal lucien can no longer ignore what’s at stake. the paris architect asks us to consider what we owe each other and just how far we’ll go to make things right. written by an architect whose knowledge imbues every page this story becomes more gripping with every soul hidden and every life saved.

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