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"A Secret Affair" - Mary Balogh. Balogh's final entry in the Huxtable family saga focuses on enigmatic cousin Constantine, long the most maligned of the Huxtables. Hannah, widowed duchess of Dunbarton, has set her sights on Constantine as the ideal lover -- a handsome man of experience that she can seduce and set aside once she is done with him. Constantine, meanwhile, is thrilled by Hannah's beauty, but scornful of her reputation, and though the intention is just to have a little fun, they fall in love. Balogh has saved the best for last; Constantine -- dark, wicked, and cryptic -- has a perfect foil in Hannah, and their encounters are steamy, their romance believable. Though series fans will be disappointed to see it come to a close, they couldn't ask for a better way to go out.

"Indivisible" - K. Heitzmann. Battling his own personal demons, Police Chief Jonah Westfall knows the dark side of life and has committed himself to eradicating it. When a pair of raccoons are found mutilated in Redford, Colo., Jonah investigates the gruesome act, knowing the strange event could escalate and destroy the tranquility of his small mountain town. With a rising drug threat and never-ending conflict with Tia Manning, a formidable childhood friend with whom he has more than a passing history, Jonah fights for answers -- and his fragile sobriety. But he can't penetrate every wound or secret -- especially one fueled by a love and guilt teetering on madness.

"Other Men's Horses" - Elmer Kelton. (Western) Longtime fans of the late Kelton, who died this summer, will welcome the return of Texas Ranger Andy Pickard to the saddle. In 1880s Texas, newlywed Ranger Pickard is on the trail of Donley Bannister, wanted for the murder of low-down Cletus Slocum. Bannister won't be an easy fugitive to nab, because most folks think Bannister did a good deed by killing Cletus. Pickard shares these sentiments to an extent, but as a dutiful lawman, he will not rest until he has captured Bannister. Pickard's grueling pursuit takes him all over Texas, and along the way he's shot, saved by Bannister, aided by an Army deserter and constantly dealing with frontier lowlifes and owlhoots. Bannister's wife, Geneva, also pursues Bannister, enduring her own suffering, but not before dishing out her particular brand of justice to those who cheat or harm her. When the big showdown arrives, Kelton tosses in some dramatic and satisfying plot twists to give this tale extra punch. This is an exciting oater, with Kelton's signature western authenticity and characters drawn outside the typical western formula.

"The Body of Death" - Elizabeth George. Bestseller George's richly rewarding 16th novel to feature Det. Insp. Thomas Lynley (after "Careless in Red") offers an intricate plot that will satisfy even jaded fans of psychological suspense. Aggressively career-minded Isabelle Ardery, the new acting superintendent of London's Metropolitan Police, boldly manages to lure Lynley, who's been grieving over his wife's murder, back from Cornwall to look into a murder case. The body of Jemima Hastings, a young woman recently relocated from Hampshire, has turned up in a London cemetery. With suspects in both locales and numerous leads to follow and interviews to conduct, Ardery succeeds in raising the hackles of Det. Sgt. Barbara Havers, Det. Insp. John Stewart, and other members of the investigating team. George tantalizes with glimpses of a horrific earlier murder case; showcases Lynley at his shrewdest, most diplomatic best; and confounds readers with a complex array of evidence, motives, and possible solutions.

Adult NonFiction

"First Aid A Complete Illustration Guide" - Buck Tilton

"Patchwork for Beginners" - Sue Priehard

"The Last Full Measure -- The Life & Death of the 1st Minnesota volunteers" - Richard Moe

"Think Again" (Poems) -- JonArno

Graphic Novel

"Olympians -- Athena Grey-eyed Goddess" - George O'Connor

Large Print Adult Fiction

"Deliver Us From Evil" - David Baldacci

"Girl Who Played with Fire" - Larsson

"Looking for a Miracle" - Wanda E. Brunstetter

"Lucid Intervals" - Stuart Woods

"Out of Body" - Stella Cameron

"Plain and Fancy" - Wanda E. Brunstetter

"The Black Cat" - Martha Grimes

"The Hope Chest" - Wanda Brunstetter

"The Killing Edge" - Heather Graham

"The Lost" - J. D. Robb

"The 9th Judgement" - Patterson

"The Summer Hideaway" - Susan Wiggs


Junior Fiction

"Boxcar Children Amazing Mystery Show" (Series)

"Charlie Bone and the Red Knight" - Jenny Nimmo

"The Magic Thief Lost" - Sarah Prineas

2010 Maud Hart Lovelace Nominees

"A Crooked Kind of Perfect" - L. Urban

"Alabama Moon" - Key

"All of the Above" - Pearsall

"Deep Dark and Dangerous" - Hahn

"Eleven" - Giff

"Every Soul a Star" - Mass

"Found" - Haddix

"The Extraordinary Advent of Ordinary Boy -- The Hero Revealed" - W. Boniface

"How to Steal a Dog" - B. O'Connor

"If A Tree Falls at Lunch Period" - Choldenko

"No Talking" - A. Clements

"One Handed Catch" - M. J. Auch

"Someone Named Eva" - Joan M. Wolf

"The Lemonade War" - J. Davies


"A Dozen Fairy Dresses" - Tennant Redbank

"Annie and Snowball and the Magical House" - Rylant

"Barbie - A Pet Vet" - Mary Man-Kong

"Clifford's Best Pals" - Bridwell

"Clifford's Busy Week" - Bridwell

"DC Super Friends Brain Freeze" - Bright

"I Won't Share" - Hans Wilhelm

"Iron Man Whiplash" - D. R. Shealy

"Noodles: No New Pets!" - Wilhelm

"Paddywack" - Spinner

"The Great Toy Escape" - Richards

"The Rainbow Fairies" - Meadows

"Toy Story 3: Toy to Toy" - Redbank


"Brownie and Peart Get Dolled Up" - Rylant

"Dora the Explorer Super Babies' Dream Adventure" -- Ricci

"My Father Knows the Names of Things" - Jan Yolen


"Anne Frank, Biography"

"Resort to Murder"

MP3 - CD

"House Rules" - Jodi Picoult



"Cheaper by the Dozen"

"Crazy Heart"

"Dear John"

"Hunt for Red October"

"Runaway Bride"

"The Air Force Story"

"The Lovely Bones"


Sunday: Closed

Monday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.