Most widely held works by Kirsten Potter
Secrets to the grave by Tami Hoag ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
Already in the midst of the See-No-Evil killer murder trial, the sleepy town of Oak Knoll is shocked at the murder of Marissa Fordham. Sheriff's detective Tony Mendez is perplexed by the case. The only witness to the crime, the victim's young daughter, implicates her own father. To assist him on the case, Tony calls on child advocate Anne Leone, who also happens to be the star witness in the See-No-Evil trial.
Love you more by Lisa Gardner ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Brian Darby lies dead on the kitchen floor. His wife, state police trooper Tessa Leoni, claims to have shot him in self-defense, and bears the bruises to back up her tale. For veteran detective D. D. Warren it should be an open-and-shut case. But where is their six-year-old daughter? As the homicide investigation ratchets into a frantic statewide search for a missing child, D. D. Warren must partner with former lover Bobby Dodge to break the case.
Deeper than the dead by Tami Hoag ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
A California town is rocked to its core when two boys and a girl stumble upon a murder victim, drawing Special Agent Tony Mendez into a search for a psychopathic serial killer called "The See No Evil Killer," but as his probe continues, he realizes that the killer may be the father of one of the boys and enlists the aid of their teacher, Anne Navarre, to uncover the truth.
The neighbor by Lisa Gardner ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Detective D.D. Warren investigates the disappearance of a young wife and mother from her South Boston home. The only witness is her 4 year old daughter.
Live to tell by Lisa Gardner ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
"Four members of a family have been brutally murdered. The father--and possible suspect--now lies clinging to life in the ICU. Murder-suicide? Or something worse? Veteran police detective D.D. Warren is certain of only one thing: There's more to this case than meets the eye"--Container.
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 908 libraries worldwide
After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe. Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim. For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between relatives. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she courageously leaves Iowa to prove up on her late uncle's homestead claim near Vida, Montana. With a stubborn stick-to-itiveness, Hattie faces frost, drought and blizzards. Despite many hardships, Hattie forges ahead, sharing her adventures with her friends--especially Charlie, fighting in France--through letters and articles for her hometown paper. Her backbreaking quest for a home is lightened by her neighbors, the Muellers. But she feels threatened by pressure to be a "Loyal" American, forbidding friendships with folks of German descent. Despite everything, Hattie's determined to stay until a tragedy causes her to discover the true meaning of home.
If I stay by Gayle Forman ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weights whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.
The weird sisters by Eleanor Brown ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
The Andreas family is one of readers. Their father, a renowned Shakespeare professor who speaks almost entirely in verse, has named his three daughters after famous Shakespearean women. When the sisters return to their childhood home to care for their ailing mother, and to lick their wounds and bury their secrets, they are horrified to find the others there. But the sisters soon discover that everything they've been running from might offer more than they ever expected.
Still summer by Jacquelyn Mitchard ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Three women who were friends in high school go on a sailboat crossing in the Caribbean when a small mistake leads to a desperate fight for survival.
Brooklyn a novel by Colm Tóibín ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Eilis Lacey is unable to find a job in Ireland in the years following World War II. An Irish priest from Brooklyn, New York offers to sponser her to live an work in America, so she decides she must go leaving her mother and sister behind. She adapts to her new life by working in a department store and the pain of parting has subsided until she receives devastating news from home that threatens the promise of her future.
The wave [in pursuit of the rogues, freaks and giants of the ocean by Susan Casey ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Details the phenomenon of epically sized waves, some reaching more than 100 feet. In her discussion of scientists' working to understand these destructive waves, Casey also follows a group of extreme surfers based in Hawaii, lead by big-wave surfing pioneer Laird Hamilton.
The snowball [Warren Buffett and the business of life by Alice Schroeder ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the life and career of investment guru Warren Buffett sheds new light on the man, as well as on the work, ideas, business principles, strategies, and no-nonsense insights that have guided his phenomenally successful business endeavors.
Jericho's fall by Stephen L Carter ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
A dying Jericho Ainsley, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency and a Wall Street titan, summons Beck DeForde, the younger woman for whom he threw away his career years ago, miring them both in scandal. Beck believes she is visiting to say farewell. Instead, she is drawn into a battle over an explosive secret that foreign governments and powerful corporations alike want to wrest from Jericho before he dies.
Etta a novel by Gerald Kolpan ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
During the early 1900s, the infamous and beautiful Etta Place ran alongside the Wild Bunch, led by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, evading the law and raising hell. The ever-elusive Etta and her personal life have remained a mystery to historians. Here, Emmy Award-winning television reporter and journalist Gerald Kolpan envisions the life of Etta Place in a remarkable debut novel.
The Lotus eaters a novel by Tatjana Soli ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
On the hottest summer day of 1975, Saigon braces for an inevitable North Vietnamese invasion. As a result, Helen Adams, an American journalist, and her lover Linh are forced to flee the capital. However, past ghosts and acts of betrayal plunge their lives into chaos.
Madapple by Christina Meldrum ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
A girl who has been brought up in near isolation is thrown into a twisted web of family secrets and religious fundamentalism when her mother dies and she goes to live with relatives she never knew she had.
Called out of darkness a spiritual confession by Anne Rice ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Anne Rice's intimate memoir of her Catholic girlhood explores her unmaking as a devout believer and the path she found to a new belief in her faith.
A mad desire to dance a novel by Elie Wiesel ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Doriel, a European New Yorker, turns to Judaism and a psychoanalyst to discover and heal the immense personal wounds he carries. These wounds directly relate to the overabundance of well-detailed memories he carries from the Holocaust and the death of his mother.
Fat Cat by Robin Brande ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Overweight teenage Catherine embarks on a high school science project in which she must emulate the ways of hominims, the earliest ancestors of human beings, by eating an all-natural diet and foregoing technology.
The farmer's daughter novellas by Jim Harrison ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The farmer's daughter: Written in the voice of a home-schooled fifteen-year-old girl in rural Montana, is a tale of an extraordinary character whose youth intersects with unexpected brutality, and the reserves she must draw on to make herself whole.
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