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BALDACCI, DAVID
THE COLLECTORS - DAB 00030
When someone murders the head of the rare book room of the library of congress, eccentric colleague Caleb Shaw rounds up his buddies from the Camel Club (RC 60678, BR 16229) to investigate. Soon con artist Annabelle Conroy crosses their path. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller. 2006. Adult Fiction

BALLIETT, BLUE
CHASING VERMEER - DAB 00027
When a book of unexplainable occurences brings Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks their company, and an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears. 2004 Juvenile Fiction

BERG, ELIZABETH
OPEN HOUSE - DAB 00015
Abandoned at 42, Samantha must make a new life for herself and her 11 year old son. After a shopping spree (at her husband's expense) she decides to take in boarders for an income. King, who helps her 1st tenant move in, becomes a friend and encourages her independence. Some sex and strong language. Bestseller 2000 Adult Fiction

BIRDSALL, JEANNE
THE PENDERWICKS - DAB 00025
A widowed father takes his four daughters, aged four through twelve, and the family dog on a three-week vacation at a Berkshire mountain estate cottage. The girls make friends with the owner's son, much to his snobbish mother's dismay. For grades 4-7. National book award. 2005. Juvenile Fiction

BRAUN, LILIAN JACKSON
THE CAT WHO BLEW THE WHISTLE - DAB 00073
Floyd Trevelyan is missingand the Lumbertown Credit Union (of which he is president) is closed. The police seem to think there is a connection. But Jim Qwilleran, along with his cats Yum Yum and Koko, thinks the police are on the wrong track. 1995. Adult Fiction

BRONTE, CHARLOTTE
JANE EYRE - DAB 00032
One of the greatest love stories ever written, Jane Eyre is the tale of a young woman entangled with the powerful Mr. Rochester. What lurks in the attic at Thornfield, the ancestral home of the surly Mr. Rochester? Will the governess Jane Eyre discover his secret and having discovered it, live to regret that knowledge? Battling inside Jane are passion and prudence; she struggles to survive the turmoil they cause. 1996. Running time: 4 hours Adult Fiction

BRONTE, EMILY J.
WUTHERING HEIGHTS - DAB 00020
Classic romance about Heathcliff and Catherine on the moors Adult Fiction

BROWN, DAN
THE DA VINCI CODE - DAB 00028
Professor Robert Langdon from Angels and Demons investigates the crime scene of the Louvre's murdered curator. Joining him is French cryptologist Sophie Neveu. The clues left behind pit two Catholic Societies against each other in search of the Holy Grail. Some violence and some strong language. 2003. Adult Fiction

BRYSON, BILL
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE THUNDERBOLT KID A MEMOIR - DAB 00007
Travel humorist and author of a short history of nearly everything reminisces about growing up in 1950s middle america. Recalls the simple pleasures of family life and teen.culture under the shadow of the cold war. 2006. Adult Non-Fiction

 
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