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New Large Print Titles – April 2012

April 24th, 2012 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Jodi Picoult’s Lone Wolf and Anne Perry’s Dorchester Terrace are a few of the newest large print titles available at the Irondequoit Public Library. See below for a complete list. You can click on any title to see if our copy is on the shelf before you visit!

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Barefoot Season by Susan Mallery

Returning home to Blackberry Island to claim her inheritance and recover from her tour of duty, young Army vet Michelle Sanderson, to save her family’s Inn, must form a tentative truce with single mother Carly Williams, whose shocking betrayal years earlier destroyed their friendship.

 

Before She Dies by Mary Burton

Drawn into a mission that has become terrifyingly personal, defense attorney Charlotte Wellington and Detective Daniel Rokov race against time to stop a deranged serial killer who, after murdering countless victims in an attempt to wash away their sins, sets his sights on Charlotte.

 

The Big Cat Nap by Rita Mae Brown / Sneaky Pie Brown

A 20th-anniversary release of the latest entry in the best-selling series finds Mary Minor “Harry” Harristeen and her intrepid team of feline, canine and equine helpers investigating a series of inexplicable car accidents that are attributed to freak driver errors.

 

The Compassion of Father Dowling by Ralph McInerny

A collection of stories featuring Father Dowling, who presides over St. Hilary’s parish, as he solves mysteries with the help of his housekeeper, Marie, and the town’s police detective, Phil.

 

 

Come Home by Lisa Scottoline

Rebalancing her life and career after a painful divorce, pediatrician Jill learns that her ex has died from an alleged overdose that her former stepdaughter believes was actually murder, a situation that forces Jill to choose between her duty to past circumstances and her future happiness.

 

Defending Jacob by William Landay

Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. When a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: his fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. As the crisis reveals how little a father knows about his son, Andy will face a trial of his own– between loyalty and justice, between truth and allegation, between a past he’s tried to bury and a future he cannot conceive.

 

The Dog Who Danced by Susan Wilson

Leaning on her beloved Sheltie after a lifetime of painful losses, Justine Meade struggles with a difficult separation when she returns to her childhood home after a 20-year absence and encounters an estranged couple torn by the loss of their daughter.

 

Dorchester Terrace by Anne Perry

The 27th novel in Anne Perry’s highly acclaimed crime series featuring Inspector Thomas Pitt.

 

 

The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott

A spirited young maid on board the Titanic captures the attentions of two men including a kindhearted sailor and an enigmatic Chicago millionaire and barely escapes with her life before witnessing media scorn targeting her famous designer mistress.

 

The Gilly Salt Sisters by Tiffany Baker

Two sisters in Cape Cod fight over the town’s wealthiest bachelor as they learn about life, love, and family history.

 

 

The Good Father by Noah Hawley

Establishing a specialty in diagnosing otherwise abandoned patients with conflicting symptoms, Chief of Rheumatology Paul Allen is placed in the impossible position of having to unlock the mind of his 20-year-old son, who has attempted to assassinate a presidential candidate.

 

The House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine Howe

Her Boston family shattered by the deaths of her mother and sister on the Titanic, Sibyl attempts to contact her departed loved ones at a medium’s table before reconnecting with former flame Ben, with whom she tackles a harrowing mystery.

 

Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult

When his father and sister are injured in an accident that has rendered his father comatose, estranged son Edward decides to stop his father’s life support so that his organs can be donated, a choice his sister urges him to reconsider.

 

The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark

When an aging biblical scholar is fatally shot after revealing his possession of a unique parchment believed to have been written by Jesus, Father Aiden O’Brien investigates the victim’s suspicions that a close friend was responsible, a case that is complicated by circumstances implicating the man’s Alzheimer’s victim wife.

 

Odds: A Love Story by Stewart O’Nan

Struggling with job losses, the imminent foreclosure of their home and a floundering marriage, Art and Marion Fowler liquidate their savings and reserve the bridal suite at a ritzy Niagara Falls casino, where they make high-risk roulette wheel bets in the hopes of fixing their finances.

 

The Replacement Wife by Eileen Goudge

Camile Hart, who makes her living as a matchmaker, receives a devastating diagnosis that leaves her with only six months to live and decides that she must find a “replacement” wife for her husband.

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Modern Grandparent’s Handbook : The Ultimate Guide to the New Rules of Grandparenting by Dr. Georgia Witkin

A psychiatry professor and senior editor of Grandparents.com helps today’s modern, energetic grandparents connect with their grandchildren and be the best grandparents they can be through advice on helping their grandchildren’s emotional development and revealing the hidden stresses of being a grandparent.

 

More Room in a Broken Heart : The True Adventures of Carly Simon by Stephen Davis and Peter Simon

Draws on private archives, family interviews and the author’s friendship with Simon in a portrait of the Grammy- and Academy Award-winning music artist that includes coverage of topics ranging from her relationship with her father and the story behind “You’re So Vain” to her struggle with breast cancer and her romantic relationships.

 

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