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Star rating for Absolute certainty
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English
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After Martha "Marty" Nickerson, an assistant district attorney on Cape Cod, won a murder case, the suspect is put behind bars. But soon another body turns up in disturbingly similar circumstances. Did Marty and her colleagues target the wrong man?
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Star rating for False testimony
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English
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Charles Kendrick, the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a high-profile resident of Barnstable County, has been named a "person of interest" in connection with the disappearance of his twenty-five-year-old spokesperson, Michelle Forrester. A multistate manhunt is already under way, and District Attorney Geraldine Schilling is pressuring Kendrick for an interview, which his lawyer doesn't want to grant. His lawyer is Marty Nickerson,...
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Star rating for Temporary sanity
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Publisher:
Scribner
Pub. Date:
c2003
Language:
English
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Martha "Marty" Nickerson, a Cape Cod DA turned defense lawyer, must defend a man who shot his son's presumed killer - on live television. Marty's harrowing hunt for the truth leads to shocking revelations and puts her in the sight line of a vengeful killer.
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Star rating for Maximum security
Publisher:
Scribner
Pub. Date:
c2004
Language:
English
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At the urgent request of her law partner, Marty Nickerson takes on the defense of Louisa Rawlins, a woman suspected of murdering her wealthy husband. Though the evidence against Louisa is compelling, Marty's gut tells her something doesn't quite fit.
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Star rating for The Waters
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English
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On an island in the Great Massasauga Swamp--an area known as "The Waters" to the residents of nearby Whiteheart, Michigan--herbalist and eccentric Hermine "Herself" Zook has healed the local women of their ailments for generations. As stubborn as her tonics are powerful, Herself inspires reverence and fear in the people of Whiteheart, and even in her own three estranged daughters. The youngest--the beautiful, inscrutable, and lazy Rose Thorn--has...
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Star rating for Rememberings
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language:
English
Description:
"From the acclaimed, controversial singer-songwriter Sinéad O'Connor comes a revelatory memoir of her fraught childhood, musical triumphs, struggles with illness, and of the enduring power of song"--
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Star rating for Wonderland
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Pub. Date:
2018
Language:
English
Description:
When her mother uproots them again to another home and takes a job as housekeeper, ten-year-old Mavis is determined to find a best friend in Landry, Alabama, where the summer also holds the promise of friendship and change for a sad man, a stray dog, and a timid girl.
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Star rating for The love object
Publisher:
Little Brown and Company
Pub. Date:
2015
Language:
English
Description:
The thirty-one stories collected in this volume provide, among other things, a cumulative portrait of Ireland, seen from within and without. Coming of age, the impact of class, and familial and romantic love are the prevalent motifs, along with the instinct toward escape and subsequent nostalgia for home. Some of the stories are linked and some carry O'Brien's distinct sense of the comical. In "A Rose in the Heart of New York," the single-mindedness...
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Star rating for Crossing Brooklyn ferry
Publisher:
William Morrow
Pub. Date:
c1997
Language:
English
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Escaping the narrow, wealthy life she led in Manhattan, Zoe Finney moves her family to Park Slope, Brooklyn, an area of beautiful old brownstones where working-class families have lived for generations.A poor girl who married into money, Zoe finds comfort in the close-knit neighborhood.She hopes the change will reinvigorate her profoundly depressed husband and provide a happy place for her small daughter, Rose, to grow. But her arrival there alters...
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Star rating for Extraordinary, ordinary people
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English
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This is the story of Condoleezza Rice that has never been told, not that of an ultra-accomplished world leader, but of a little girl—and a young woman—trying to find her place in a sometimes hostile world, of two exceptional parents, and an extended family and community that made all the difference.

Condoleezza Rice has excelled as a diplomat, political scientist, and concert pianist. Her achievements run the gamut from helping

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Star rating for A scone to die for
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Publisher:
[publisher not identified]
Pub. Date:
2016
Language:
English
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"When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose' quaint Oxfordshire tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford's past. Armed with her insider knowledge of the University and with the hel of four nosy old ladies from the village (not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat names Muesli), Gemma sets out to solve the mystery - all while dealing with her matchmaking mother and the...
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Star rating for Let's scare Jessica to death
Publisher:
Paramount Pictures
Pub. Date:
c2006
Language:
English
Description:
Jessica goes to the Connecticut countryside for some rest following her release from an institution where she has just recovered from a nervous breakdown. She arrives with her husband and a friend. They become entangled in a creepy tale of the supernatural which involves murder, an attempted drowning, a seance, disappearing bodies, vampires and constant torment for Jessica.
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Star rating for Begin again
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Publisher:
Wednesday Books
Pub. Date:
2023
Language:
English
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College freshman Andie is used to fixing other people's problems, but when her seemingly perfect plan for her future starts to crumble, Andie struggles to fix them and learns that the best-laid plans are not necessarily the right one.
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Star rating for Every drop of blood
Publisher:
Atlantic Monthly Press
Pub. Date:
2020
Language:
English
Description:
"By March 4, 1865, the Civil War had slaughtered more than 700,000 Americans and left intractable wounds on the nation. That day, after a morning of rain-drenched fury, tens of thousands crowded Washington's Capitol grounds to see Abraham Lincoln take theoath for a second term. As the sun emerged, Lincoln rose to give perhaps the greatest inaugural address in American history, stunning the nation by arguing, in a brief 701 words, that both sides had...
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Star rating for Designers at home
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Pub. Date:
[2013]
Language:
English
Description:
Presents the homes of 50 design leaders, who share their thoughts on gracious living and how they bring their professional philosophies into their personal spaces.

16. Freaky

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Star rating for Freaky
Language:
English
Average Rating:
2 stars
Description:
"Seventeen-year-old Millie Kessler is just trying to survive high school when she becomes the newest target of the Butcher, her town's infamous serial killer. The Butcher's mystical ancient dagger causes him and Millie to wake up in each other's bodies, and Millie learns that she has just 24 hours to get her body back before it is permanent. While Millie races against the clock to reverse the curse, the Butcher discovers that having a female body...
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Star rating for Mr. Selfridge
Publisher:
PBS Distribution
Pub. Date:
2015
Language:
English
Description:
It's 1919, WWI has just ended, and Harry Selfridge is struggling with loss. After the death of his beloved Rose, he is making costly business mistakes. His empire is weakened, and he is vulnerable to his old enemy Lord Loxley.
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Star rating for Classical hits
Publisher:
Sony Music Entertainment, Inc
Pub. Date:
p2001
Language:
English
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Star rating for Masterplots II
Publisher:
Salem Press
Pub. Date:
©1986-©1996
Language:
English
Description:
Examines the theme, characters, plot, style and technique of more than 700 nineteenth- and twentieth-century works by prominent authors from around the world.
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Star rating for Points of view
Publisher:
Mentor
Pub. Date:
1995
Language:
English