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Nothing But the Truth
Unbeknownst to her husband Dismas Hardy, Frannie has just appeared before a grand jury—and refused to share a crucial piece of information about her friend who's...
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The Hearing
When an up-and-coming San Francisco attorney is found dead in an alley as a homeless heroin addict holds a gun and lingers over the body, it looks like a robbery...
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The Oath
When the head of San Francisco's largest HMO dies in his own hospital, no one doubts it is anything but the result of massive injuries inflicted by a random hit-and...
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The First Law
It begins with the murder of a pawn shop owner and ends in a high stakes shoot out at Pier 70 in San Francisco...
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The Motive
Hardy and Glitsky are embroiled in a double homicide that begins in the upper echelons of San Francisco society... Because of the high profiles of the victims—a...
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The Second Chair
Dismas Hardy sits second chair with Amy Wu in defense of the seventeen-year-old son of a prominent San Francisco family, who has been arrested for the double...
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With perfect pitch for the humor and heartbreak of everyday life, Julie Buxbaum has fashioned a heroine who will be instantly recognizable to anyone who has loved...
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Celebrities and Their Angels
Celebrities from Oprah Winfrey to Bishop Tutu sketch their idea of an angel and write about their belief, or not, in angels. Holly Near wrote, in part: We are...
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In the tradition of Susan Isaacs comes a charming debut novel featuring a lovable phone psychic, whose talents will either save her family from financial ruin -- or...
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The Intruders
As I moved from room to room, finding fresh disorder and damage at every turn, and fighting my revulsion at the smell of smoke, I had the feeling there was...
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A book on how learning to take risks can lead to a more successful and fulfilled life, with anecdotes from the author's life and his observations after a 50-year...
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Al Pennyback learns that a cousin he hardly knew has died and left him property in his will.  The problem is, he has to go to Houston, Texas, near where he...
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An astonishing work of cutting-edge science and cultural history that radically reframes how we understand the vagina—and consequently, how we understand women—...
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Danger in the Congo! The unexplored Amazon! Long perceived as a place of mystery and danger, and more recently as a fragile system requiring our protection, the...
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How do three siblings grow up under the same difficult circumstances but end up taking completely different paths in life? This question is at the heart of ...
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The Moon Upstairs: A Biker's Story (Book 4 of the Series)
After serving ten years in prison for manslaughter, former Skuldmen motorcycle club president Landon “Blues” McKendry is released on parole. Instead of using...
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Murder and revenge in New Orleans. Vol. 3 in the Frank Renzi hard-boiled detective mystery series.   TWO MURDERS TWENTY YEARS APART  1988: Ten-year-old...
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The Adventures of Boochi Malloochil: The Pirate Ship
The second volume in The Adventures of Boochi Malloochi. Finding the treasure was exciting enough for Boochi and her family, she couldn't have asked for more...she...
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Fall in Love for Life
In this memoir meets relationship advice book, 94-year-old Cutie Cooper chronicles the challenges and triumphs of her seven decade-long marriage and then pulls out...
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NO HURRY: POEMS 2000-2012
            No Hurry, the author’s eighth book of poems, is a book of poems written in mid-age, which focuses on...
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