Friday Afternoon’s Mix of eBooks


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The Convenient Escape
by Robert Downs
FREEBIE
Mystery/Thriller

To Veronica Baird, escaping from an underground dungeon and racing through the woods, is anything but convenient, even as her captor in rubber mask attire proves rather persistent in his continued pursuit.

Despite her apparent independence, she considers a partnership, albeit reluctantly, with a former classmate who may still have feelings for her.

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Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York
by Francis Spufford
BARGAIN
Historical Fiction

New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, 1746. One rainy evening in November, a handsome young stranger fresh off the boat arrives at a countinghouse door on Golden Hill Street: this is Mr. Smith, amiable, charming, yet strangely determined to keep suspicion shimmering.

For in his pocket, he has what seems to be an order for a thousand pounds, a huge sum, and he won’t explain why, or where he comes from, or what he is planning to do in the colonies that requires so much money…

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The Wife
by Meg Wolitzer
BARGAIN
Women’s Fiction

Meg Wolitzer brings her characteristic wit and intelligence to a provocative story about the evolution of a marriage, the nature of partnership, the question of a male or female sensibility, and the place for an ambitious woman in a man’s world.

With her skillful storytelling and pitch-perfect observations, Wolitzer has crafted a wise and candid look at the choices all men and women make–in marriage, work, and life.

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The Lightless Sky
by Gulwali Passarlay
BARGAIN
Biography & Memoir

A gripping, inspiring, and eye-opening memoir of fortitude and survival–of a twelve-year-old boy’s traumatic flight from Afghanistan to the West–that puts a face to one of the most shocking and devastating humanitarian crises of our time.

In The Lightless Sky, Gulwali recalls his remarkable experience and offers a firsthand look at one of the most pressing issues of our time: the modern refugee crisis–the worst displacement of millions of men, women, and children in generations.

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The Thousandth Floor
by Katharine McGee
BARGAIN
Young Adult

New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible–if you want it enough. Welcome to Manhattan, 2118.

A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. But people never change: everyone here wants something…and everyone has something to lose.

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Broken Circle
by Amy McKinley
BARGAIN
Romantic Suspense

Upper East Side artist, Olivia Wrightwood is ready for a change. Marrying Alex Mudarra, a dedicated and up-and-coming NYPD detective, is exactly what she needs to escape the clutches and scrutiny of her family’s political dynasty. Life with Alex is simple and secure–everything she’s ever wanted. Or so she thought…

When Alex’s career plans shift from police work to politics, their idyllic life shifts back to the familiar corruption she ran away from. And after she overhears a late night call, her safety shatters and doubt sets in. Can a surprise trip make amends or will this second honeymoon lead to a dangerous life of manipulation and lies?

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