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Hawkins, Paula

Summary: A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1468

Brown, Sandra

Summary: Bellamy Lyston was only twelve years old when her older sister, Susan, was killed on a stormy Memorial Day. Bellamy's fear of storms is a legacy of the tornado that destroyed the crime scene along with her memory of what really happened during the day's most devastating moments. Now, eighteen years later, Bellamy has written a sensational, bestselling novel based on Susan's murder. Because the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY BROWN

Roberts, Nora.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION ROBERTS

Lupton, Rosamund.

Summary: Refusing to believe that her pregnant, mercurial, artist sister committed suicide, Beatrice begins an obsessive search for the truth and is dismissed by her family and authorities until she closes in on a murderous predator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LUPTON

Krentz, Jayne Ann

Summary: Leonara Hutton's friend Meredith Spooner has left her a legacy--one million in embezzled funds, an angry Thomas Walker, and clues to a thirty-year-old unsolved murder committed in the Mirror House, a house filled with antique mirrors. As Leonora and Thomas try to solve the old mystery they find themselves falling in love and into danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION KRENTZ

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: Iris describes the 1945 death of her sister, who drives her car off a bridge, followed, two years later, by the death of her husband, in a story that features a novel-within-a-novel about two unnamed lovers who meet in a dark backstreet room.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: N.A. Talese 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ATWOOD

Coats, J. Anderson (Jillian Anderson)

Summary: "Wales, 1109. Three years ago, a warband raided Elen's home. Her baby sister could not escape the flames. Her older sister fought back and almost killed the warband's leader, Owain ap Cadwgan, before being killed herself. Despite Elen's own sexual assault at the hands of the raiders, she saw a chance to live and took it. She healed Owain's wound and spun a lie: Owain ap Cadwgan, son of the king...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION COATS

Iles, Greg

Summary: "They are called the 'Sleeping Women,' a series of unsettling paintings in which the nude female subjects appear to be not asleep, but dead. Photojournalist Jordan Glass has another reason to find the paintings disturbing: The face on one of the nudes is her own -- or perhaps the face of her twin sister, who disappeared and is still missing. At the urging of the FBI, Jordan becomes both...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ILES

Richmond, Michelle

Summary: All her life Ellie Enderlin had been known as Lila's sister. Until the day Lila, a top math student at Stanford, was murdered, and the shape of their family changed forever. In the aftermath of her sister's death, Ellie entrusted her most intimate feelings to a man who turned the story into a bestselling true crime book--a book that devastated her family and identified one of Lila's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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Kadohata, Cynthia

Summary: Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION KADOHATA

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga's role. Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION SANCHEZ

Dionne, Karen

Summary: "For a decade and a half, Rachel Cunningham has chosen to lock herself away in a psychiatric facility, tortured by gaps in her memory and the certainty that she is responsible for her parents' deaths. But when she learns new details about their murders, Rachel returns, in a quest for answers, to the place where she once felt safest: her family's sprawling log cabin in the remote forests of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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Rous, Emma

Summary: "Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother Danny were born in the middle of summer at their family's estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth, their mother threw herself from the cliffs, the au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of dark cloaks, changelings, and the aloof couple who drew a young nanny into their inner circle. Now an adult, and mourning the recent death...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LARGE PRINT FICTION ROUS

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: "The Palmer sisters couldn't be more different. Karen, the eldest, is the responsible one the one who got the grades, married the perfect guy, and has two wonderful, high-achieving children. Cassie is the rebellious one, who got pregnant right after high school and married the wrong man, despite her family's misgivings. And Nicole is a free, creative spirit, who's always been indulged and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1261

Hartnett, Annie

Summary: Twelve-year-old Elvis Babbitt has a head for the facts: she knows science proves yellow is the happiest color, she knows a healthy male giraffe weighs about 3,000 pounds, and she knows that the naked mole rat is the longest living rodent. She knows she should plan to grieve her mother, who has recently drowned while sleepwalking, for exactly eighteen months. But there are things Elvis doesn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HARTNETT

Healy, Sarah

Summary: Rendered homeless by her mother's accidental death, 18-year-old Mary takes her younger sister across the country in search of a better life that is further complicated by painful secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HEALY

Bradley, C. Alan

Summary: Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce is an aspiring chemist, when her father is arrested for murder she begins a search for the truth that will lead her all the way to the King of England.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2009

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 634

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Set, Carter and Sadie Kane embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest which brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION RIORDAN

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