Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

Additional information about each title can be found in the catalog (click on the title). For older acquisition lists choose from Select another list. To request any of these titles please contact your local library branch.

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Those Jordan girls

By Drury, Joan M.

Publishing Date: 2000

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Maddie, the fourth generation of the fiercely activist Jordan girls, shares the stories of her mother's, grandmother's, and great-grandmother's involvement in women's suffrage, temperance, the Great Depression, and the civil rights movement. - (Baker & Taylor)

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The last alibi

By Ellis, David

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

James Drinker is a bit of an oddball. A funny looking geeky loner, he walks into Jason Kolarich's office one day with a preemptive concern. Two women have recently been murdered, seemingly by the same killer, and Drinker thinks he will be the main suspect. One woman was his ex girlfriend and the other was a friend. He's the only link between the victims and he has no alibi for the night of either murder. Believing he's the target of a frame up, Drinker hires Kolarich for his defense. Something about James Drinker seems off from the start but Kolarich doesn't give it too much thought. Until another murder occurs. And then another. And as he begins to probe his client's life and story more closely it quickly becomes clear that nothing about James Drinker is what it seems and that the target of the frame up isn't Drinker but Kolarich. Unable to stop a serial killer and prove his own innocence without breaking his sworn attorney client privilege, Jason Kolarich must hunt for the truth about James Drinker, the series of brutal murders, and why he's been set up to take the fall. The answers will be beyond anything he could have imagined.

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Visitation

By Erpenbeck, Jenny

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

A forested property on a Brandenburg lake outside of Berlin lies at the heart of this novel. This novel offers us the stories of twelve individuals who make their homes here.

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The kill list

By Forsyth, Frederick

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

When a terrorist known as the Preacher targets for assassination a retired Marine general, whose son is TOSA's top hunter of men, the terrorist becomes the hunted -- landing him at the top of TOSA's Kill List.

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Love mercy

By Fowler, Earlene

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

After being widowed, Love Mercy Johnson has come to terms with her life in Morro Bay, California. She spends her time writing columns for a regional magazine, helping her in-laws work their ranch, and trying to move on. But her dreams of reconciliation with her long-estranged grandchildren come true when her eighteen-year-old brokenhearted granddaughter, Rett, unexpectedly shows up. Together they struggle to co-exist while confronting old resentments and painful memories. When a family crisis forges an unexpected connection between the two grieving women, they must discover if by working together, they can change their lives, and the lives of those they love, for the better.

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The winged horse

By Frankau, Pamela

Publishing Date: 1989, c1953

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

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Covet

By Graves, Tracey Garvis

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

What if the life you wanted, and the woman you fell in love with, belonged to someone else?

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The last witness

By Griffin, W. E. B.

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Philadelphia homicide detective Matt Payne must locate the lone living witness to a sex trade ring connected to the Mexican drug cartels and the Russian mob.

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Sycamore row

By Grisham, John

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

When wealthy Seth Hubbard hangs himself from a sycamore tree and leaves his fortune to his black maid, Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial -- a trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history.

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When love blooms: a novel

By Hatcher, Robin Lee

Publishing Date: c2009

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Emily wanted to be more than just a society wife. She came to the Idaho high country looking to make a difference. Gavin knows she would never make it in the rugged high country but his resistance makes her more determined to prove herself.

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Ash Wednesday: a novel

By Hawke, Ethan

Publishing Date: 2002

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Jimmy, AWOL from the Army, heads across America from Albany to New Orleans, Ohio, and Texas in a souped-up Chevy with his pregnant girlfriend, Christy, transforming themselves from passionate lovers into a young family along the way. By the actor-author of The Hottest State. - (Baker & Taylor)

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The Judas Gate

By Higgins, Jack

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

A disturbing tape has made its way to British intelligence, and from them to the new President of the United States: battlefield chatter from an ambush in Afghanistan, in which twelve U.S. Army Rangers and a British medical team died. Most of the Taliban voices are Afghan; however, the voice of the commander bears an Irish accent. The idea that one of their own could be responsible for such a massacre is appalling, and Sean Dillon is put in charge of hunting the traitor.

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Who occupies this house: a novel

By Hill, Kathleen

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

An Irish-American woman grieves the death of her mother and the impending sale of the house that has belonged to her family for four generations, prompting her to go through letters, journals, and mysterious areas of the house to discover the devastation and loss experienced by her ancestors.

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Kings of Colorado

By Hilton, David E.

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Sent to reform school after stabbing his abusive father, thirteen-year-old William befriends three boys with whom he works to tame horses before triggering a series of tragic events that brings them into a greater awareness of the world's cruelty and social norms.

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In hovering flight

By Hinnefeld, Joyce

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Follows the life of bird-lover Addie Sturmer Kavanagh as her outspoken environmentalism causes friction in her relationship with her daughter and husband and leads to a troublesome dying wish for a highly illegal burial.

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Hostage

By Hooper, Kay

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

"Haven operative Luther Brinkman has been sent into the wilderness of the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee to locate escaped felon Cole Jacoby, a mentally unstable bank robber. Supposedly, Jacoby hid more than ten million dollars from his last heist before he was captured--and rather mysteriously escaped federal custody. And once Brinkman finds Jacoby, the agent is left severely wounded, with no way to convey his location to Haven. Callie Davis, an agent with the FBI's Special Crimes Unit, has been in the area for some time, due to the foresight of her boss and unit chief, Noah Bishop. But when she finds the wounded Brinkman, her rescue mission turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse. What neither Luther nor Callie know is that their quarry is far more than an escaped bank robber. And that in hunting him, they will find themselves being hunted by him, and will discover him to be the worst monster either of them has ever known"--

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The bone people: a novel

By Hulme, Keri

Publishing Date: 1985, c1983

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Kerewin, a part-Maori painter living in self-exile, is drawn out of her isolation by a mute boy who is cast up on a beach, the only survivor of a shipwreck.

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The dead path: a novel

By Irwin, Stephen M.

Publishing Date: [2010], c2009

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

After the death of his wife, Nicholas Close becomes haunted, literally, by ghosts. Torn by guilt and fearing for his sanity, he returns home to Tallong, Australia, and becomes entangled in a disturbing series of disappearances and murders--both as a suspect and as the next victim of the malignant evil lurking in the heart of the woods.

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World and town: a novel

By Jen, Gish

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Two years after burying her husband and best friend, 68-year-old Hattie Kong moves to a small New England town where she is joined by a Cambodian family and reunited with an ex-lover before tackling challenges in the form of fundamentalist Christians and struggling family farms.

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The plain sense of things

By Joern, Pamela Carter

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: FIC

Call Number: FIC

Stories that demonstrate living with a view of the plain sense of things -- a farm wife struggles to support her children after the death of her second husband; a young woman grapples with the shift from girlhood to motherhood; World War II wreaks havoc on those left behind; and a failing farmstead breaks a family's heart.