Multcolib My Librarian Karen E: Books with a literary bent

The Enchanted
The Enchanted A Novel By Denfeld, Rene (Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 ) OverDrive downloadable audiobook Check availability»

Annotation:The lady, an investigator who excels at uncovering information to save her clients from execution . . . The fallen priest, beaten down by his guilt over a terrible sin and its tragic consequences . . . The warden, a kind man within a cruel system . . . The mute prisoner, sensing what others cannot in what he calls this enchanted place . . . The enchanted place is an ancient stone prison... -

The Keep
The Keep By Egan, Jennifer (eBook - 2007 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:A suspenseful, story within a story that will keep you turning those pages! Two cousins, irreversibly damaged by a childhood prank whose devastating consequences changed both their lives, reunite twenty years later to renovate a medieval castle in Eastern Europe, a castle steeped in blood lore and family pride.

State of Wonder
State of Wonder By Patchett, Ann (eBook - 2011 )

Annotation:A researcher at a pharmaceutical company, Marina Singh journeys into the heart of the Amazonian delta to check on a field team that has been silent for two years--a dangerous assignment that forces Marina to confront the ghosts of her past.

Still Midnight
Still Midnight A Novel By Mina, Denise (eBook - 2010 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:When two Glasgow club bouncers set out to abduct a young man in order to make a quick buck, things go very wrong. The inexperienced criminals barge into the house of a Ugandan Muslim family, the Anwars. They accidentally shoot the beautiful teenage daughter in the hand and abduct her aging father, the owner of a small Glasgow grocery store. If DS Alex Morrow can figure out why the bungling thugs targeted this family, she may be able to save the old man's life.

People of the Book
People of the Book [a Novel] By Brooks, Geraldine (Downloadable Audiobook - 2008 ) OverDrive downloadable audiobook Check availability»

Annotation:In 1996, Hanna Heath, a young Australian book conservator is called to analyze the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a priceless six-hundred-year-old Jewish prayer book that has been salvaged from a destroyed Bosnian library. When Hanna discovers a series of artifacts in the centuries' old book, she unwittingly exposes an international cover up.

Visitation Street
Visitation Street A Novel By Pochoda, Ivy (Downloadable Audiobook - 2013 ) OverDrive downloadable audiobook Check availability»

Annotation:A great example of literary crime fiction. The mystery revolves around the case of two teenagers who take a raft out on the bay on a hot, summer night but only one returns. This book also explores a vivid group of characters and their place in the community.

Case Histories
Case Histories A Novel By Atkinson, Kate (eBook - 2007 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:To Jackson Brodie, former police inspector turned private investigator, the world consists of one accounting sheet - Lost on the left, Found on the right - and the two never seem to balance. Surrounded by death, intrigue and misfortune, his own life haunted by a family tragedy, Jackson attempts to unravel three disparate case histories.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo By Larsson, Stieg (Downloadable Audiobook - 2008 ) OverDrive downloadable audiobook Check availability»

Annotation:The book that started the whole Scandinavian mystery craze and totally worth reading it! Larsson's gripping debut thriller about the decades-old disappearance of a teenage heiress exposes the darkness beneath Sweden's sunny blond veneer and introduces us to the memorable Lisbeth Salander, a tattooed, antisocial computer hacker and crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist.

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