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The 24th hour

The 24th hour

Patterson, James, 1947-, author
2024

Sergeant Lindsay Boxer, Medical Examiner Claire Washburn, Assistant District Attorney Yuki Castellano, and crime writer Cindy Thomas are gathered at one of San Francisco's finest restaurants. Before they can raise their glasses, a violent assault breaks out. The legal strategy is complicated by gaps in the plaintiff's memory - and the shocking reason behind her ever-changing testimony. As Yuki leads the prosecution, Lindsay chases down a high-society killer whose target practice may leave the Women's Murder Club short a bridesmaid - or two.

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Bad Kitty goes to the vet

Bad Kitty goes to the vet

Bruel, Nick, author, artist
2023

"Even the best bad kitties can get sick, and when it happens, it means just one thing: a visit to the vet!"-- Provided by publisher.

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Circle of death

Circle of death

Patterson, James, 1947- author
2024

In the year 2088, the doomsday clock inches towards midnight. The Command, synonymously the World Destroyer, is on the loose. Not even Lamont Cranston, the Shadow's alter ego, knows who he is, but the clock is ticking as people around the world drop dead by the day, with the attack at the World's Fair the most sinister yet. It's up to The Shadow and his band of allies to stop the end of the world.

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Do not open this book for eternity

Do not open this book for eternity

Lee, Andy, 1981-, author
2023

"Wizz is back and travelling in a whole new way! This time there are new periods of history at every turn, as Wizz finds himself in a time-travelling adventure through moments in history." --publisher's website.

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The final wish of Mr. Murray McBride

The final wish of Mr. Murray McBride

Siple, Joe, author
2021

Jason Cashman has reached the goal he spent the last twenty years seeking, but instead of feeling content, he feels empty. When he meets Alexandra Lopez, a ten-year-old America-loving girl facing deportation, he is inspired by his old friend, Murray McBride, to give her five wishes before she must leave. They set out to check off as many wishes as possible, but when Jason's transplanted heart begins to fail, he must choose between his obligations to the past and his hope for a future.

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Forget what you know

Forget what you know

Dodd, Christina, author
2023

A submerged car is pulled from the bottom of the lake. The driver has been shot in the back of the head and no other bodies are found. Only the legendary Dragon's Heart remains inside. When it rises to the surface, greedy collectors from around the world gather. They'll stop at nothing to gain possession of the priceless artifact. Only one person stands in their way... Zoe Phoenix remembers nothing about her early childhood; her mother's desire to leave those years behind never worried her... until she's almost killed in a hit and run and, days later, her mother disappears. Now Zoe fears her family secrets won't stay buried long. She has no idea who tried to murder her or why, but she's determined to unravel the dangerous truths of her past--before they claim her future.

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Guard dogs

Guard dogs

Faust, Freya, author
2021


Never too late

Never too late

Steel, Danielle, author
2024

Recently widowed Kezia Cooper Hobson is determined to make a fresh start. As Kezia settles into her New York apartment, she meets her movie-star next-door neighbour, Sam Stewart. Just a couple of weeks after she arrives, however, a devastating crisis strikes New York City. Kezia and Sam find themselves connecting over their strong impulse to help those in need. As they share a life-changing experience of volunteering, a bond is sparked and a friendship is formed. Kezia is learning that the changes she's making are just what she needs to open new horizons.

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The orchid throne

The orchid throne

Kennedy, Jeffe, 1966- author
2019


Our nipa hut : a story in the philippines

Our nipa hut : a story in the philippines

Abalos, Rachell, author.
2024

Yelena and Papa take care of their traditional Filipino dwelling - their nipa hut -and it takes care of them. But when a typhoon roars towards the Philippines, their preparation will be put to the test.

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Owly. Volume 5, Tiny tales

Owly. Volume 5, Tiny tales

Runton, Andy, author, illustrator
2024

Owly is a wonderful friend! He's honest, trustworthy, and kind. And whenever any of his pals are in trouble, he always finds a way to help.

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Pretty please do not open this book : with sugar on top!

Pretty please do not open this book : with sugar on top!

Lee, Andy, 1981- author
2023

Whether 'pretty please' is a polite request or a desperate plea is for you to decide! This time, Wizz is reunited with his delightful friend Nessie, in some more highly relatable and hilarious situations. Anyone who occasionally (or not so occasionally) is nervous or unsure of themselves will delight in Wizz's escapades. Trying new things and letting go of fears about being good enough are important lessons and who could be better to teach a spoonful of confidence than Andy Lee?

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Realm of flames & steel

Realm of flames & steel

Sipe, Allison, author
2022

When Kara, Valkyrie of the nine realms, falls in love with Sigurd, the unstoppable Viking of Midgard, she never expects to betray him and end his mortal life. But his death is just the beginning. After one hundred years of exile, Kara returns to Folkvang, setting in motion the battle for the soul of the nine realms. She will have to come face to face with the man she betrayed and the truth about why she killed him. Gaining her freedom from the past and winning over Sigurd will prove to be more difficult than ever as the bodies start to pile up around them.

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The secret keeper

The secret keeper

Graham, Genevieve, author
2024

Twin sisters Dot and Dash Wilson share many things, and while they are practically inseparable, they are nothing alike. Determined to do their duty, Dash jumps at the opportunity to train as a pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary. Meanwhile, Dot is drawn into the Allies' preparations for D-Day. But Dot's loyalties are put to the test once more when someone close to her goes missing in Nazi-occupied territory. With everyone's eyes on Operation Overlord, Dot must use every skill at her disposal to save those she loves before it's too late.

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Seriously, do not open this book

Seriously, do not open this book

Lee, Andy, 1981- author
2023

He's back... AGAIN! This cheeky blue character is willing to forgive you for what happened last time... but he SERIOUSLY does not want you to open this book or turn its pages. What reason does he have this time?

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Somebody needs to do something about that monster

Somebody needs to do something about that monster

Cenko, Doug, author, illustrator
2024

Merv, a kind-hearted monster, is labeled a nuisance by the villagers, leading him on a comical journey to seek help from various magical beings who all have unexpected demands that Merv may not be able to meet.

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Storm watch

Storm watch

Box, C. J., author
2024

When a prominent University of Wyoming professor goes missing, authorities are stumped. That is, until Joe Pickett makes two surprising discoveries while hunting down a wounded elk on his district as an epic spring storm descends upon him. First, he finds the professor's vehicle parked on a remote mountainside. Then Joe finds the professor's frozen and mutilated body. When he attempts to learn more, his investigation is obstructed by federal agents, extremists, and Governor Colter Allen.

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Sunbringer

Sunbringer

Kaner, Hannah, author
2024

Having plunged into the sea's depths to save Elo, Inara, and Skedi from the fire god Hestra, her only chance of survival is to put her life in the hands of yet another god: Osidisen, god of the sea, for whom she is named. As they search for answers to their bond, Elo searches for people to take up his call of rebellion and join his cause to destroy the man he once called friend and still calls king. A king whom once devoted himself to destroying all gods throughout the land, but has now entered into an unholy pact with the most dangerous of them all. And where once his heart beat, a god now burns.

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Sunny makes her case

Sunny makes her case

Holm, Jennifer L., author
2024

Searching for an extracurricular activity, Sunny joins her friend Arun's debate club and learns the value of teamwork, research and public speaking as she realizes she won't just be able to talk her way into winning-she'll have to make her case.

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Three kinds of lucky

Three kinds of lucky

Harrison, Kim, 1966-, author
2024

Petra Grady has known since adolescence that she has no talent for magic. Except Grady's relatively predictable life is about to be upended. The oblivious Benedict Strom needs someone with Grady's abilities for a research project. After an unthinkable accident, Grady and Benedict are forced to go on the run to seek out the one person who might be able to help. Now Grady must decide whether to stick with the magical status quo or embrace her own hidden talents.

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Unfortunately yours : a novel

Unfortunately yours : a novel

Bailey, Tessa, author
2023

To access her trust fund, Natalie Vos must get married, and with no prospects, proposes to a man she wants to kill and kiss in equal measure, failing vineyard owner August Cates, but their sham wedding turns into something more due to their unfortunate, unbearable, undeniable attraction.

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Vanished from Budapest

Vanished from Budapest

Maughan, D. J., author
2022

Peter Andrassy, a native Hungarian and retired NYC detective, is racked with guilt over the murder of his wife. He's moved home to Budapest seeking a fresh start as a private investigator, believing it will allow him a chance to focus on routine cases as he mends his broken heart. Stephen, an American graduate student in Budapest, finds Peter and works to persuade him to locate his British girlfriend, Samantha. Peter is hesitant, worrying it may reveal skeletons from his past.

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Water confidential : witnessing justice denied -- the fight for safe drinking water in Indigenous and rural communities in Canada

Water confidential : witnessing justice denied -- the fight for safe drinking water in Indigenous and rural communities in Canada

Blacklin, Susan, author
2024

Susan Blacklin revisits the important work of her late ex-husband, Dr. Hans Peterson. Beginning in 1996, Peterson brought attention to the desperate need for equal access to safe drinking water after a health inspector encouraged him to visit the Yellow Quill First Nation. Thirty years later, the majority of First Nations communities in Canada continue to face atrocious health issues as a result of unsafe drinking water. Blacklin reveals the complexities of negotiating between cultures, communities, and the provincial and federal government.

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Wildfire : a novel

Wildfire : a novel

Grace, Hannah, author
2023

Maple Hills students Russ Callaghan and Aurora Roberts cross paths at a party celebrating the end of the academic year, where a drinking game results in them having a passionate one-night stand. Never one to overstay her welcome (or expect much from a man), Aurora slips away before Russ even has the chance to ask for her full name. Imagine their surprise when they bump into each other on the first day of the summer camp where they are both counselors, hoping to escape their complicated home lives by spending the summer working. Russ knows breaking the camp's strict "no staff fraternizing" rule will have him heading back to Maple Hills before the summer is over, but unfortunately for him, Aurora has never been very good at caring about the rules. Will the two learn to peacefully coexist? Or did their one night together start a fire they can't put out?

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Wrong place wrong time : a novel

Wrong place wrong time : a novel

McAllister, Gillian, author
2022

Late October. After midnight. You're waiting up for your seventeen-year-old son. He's late. As you watch from the window, he emerges, and you realize he isn't alone: he's walking toward a man, and he's armed. You can't believe it when you see him do it: your funny, happy teenage son, he kills a stranger, right there on the street outside your house. You don't know who. You don't know why. You only know your son is now in custody. His future shattered. That night you fall asleep in despair. All is lost. Until you wake...and it is yesterday.

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