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A long petal of the sea : a novel / Allende, Isabel

"In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love. In order to survive, the two must unite in a marriage neither of them wants, and together are sponsored by poet Pablo Neruda to embark on the SS Winnipeg along with 2,200 other refugees in search of a new life. As unlikely partners, they embrace exile and emigrate to Chile as the rest of Europe erupts in World War. Starting over on a new continent, their trials are just beginning. Over the course of their lives, they will face test after test. But they will also find joy as they wait patiently for a day when they are exiles no more, and will find friends in the most unlikely of places. Through it all, it is that hope of being reunited with their home that keeps them going. And in the end, they will find that home might have been closer than they thought all along"--Provided by publisher.

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A springtime heart / Perry, Marta

Teacher Dorcas Beiler and her first love, Thomas Fisher, rekindle their feelings for one another, when he returns to Promise Glen to start a construction company.

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Assault by fire : a Tyce Asher novel / Rawlings, Hunter Ripley

When US troops stationed in the Middle East are attacked by a military mastermind hellbent on destruction, U.S. Marine Tyce Asher is called into action and must enlist every patriot he can find to unleash their 2nd Amendment rights on America's #1 enemy.

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Broadcast 4 murder / Eaton, J. C.
Broadcast for murder
Arizona -- Fiction
Kimball, Sophie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction
Retirement communities -- Fiction

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Death by French roast / Erickson, Alex

Bookstores -- Fiction.
Coffeehouses -- Fiction
Hancock, Krissy (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction
Mystery fiction

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Five little Indians / Good, Michelle.

Families -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction.
Healing -- Fiction.
Indigenous youth -- Fiction.
Native peoples -- Canada -- Residential schools -- Fiction.
Poverty -- Fiction.
Psychic trauma -- Fiction.
Psychological fiction
Racism -- Fiction
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Fiction.
Native peoples -- Canada -- Government relations -- Fiction.

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From beer to eternity / Harris, Sherry

"With Chicago winters in the rearview mirror, Chloe Jackson is making good on a promise: help her late friend's grandmother run the Sea Glass Saloon in the Florida Panhandle. To Chloe's surprise, feisty Vivi Slidell isn't the frail retiree Chloe expects. Nor is Emerald Cove. It's less a sleepy fishing village than a panhandle hotspot overrun with land developers and tourists. But it's a Sea Glass regular who's mysteriously crossed the cranky Vivi. When their bitter argument comes to a head and he's found dead behind the bar, guess who's the number one suspect? In trying to clear Vivi's name, Chloe discovers the old woman isn't the only one in Emerald Cove with secrets. Under the laidback attitude, sparkling white beaches, and small town ways something terrible is brewing. And the sure way a killer can keep those secrets bottled up is to finish off one murder with a double shot: aimed at Chloe and Vivi."--Page 4 of cover.

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Haunted homicide / Ness, Lucy.

When she stumbles upon the dead body of Muriel Sadler, the president of the Portage Path Women's Club, in the basement of the mansion she is restoring, Avery Morgan, with a little otherworldly assistance, sets out to solve this case before everything comes crashing down.

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Have yourself a fudgy little Christmas / Coco, Nancy

When a mysterious note leads her to a dying woman who names her friend, Frances, as her killer, fudge shop owner Allie McMurphy knows that's impossible and must wrap up this case before the trail runs cold.

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Her Christmas cowboy / Clare, Jessica

Lonely and longing for a date, pretty teacher Amy Mckinney wishes her secret admirer would reveal himself, and when he does, she is not sure what to think until gruff, intimidating Caleb Watson crashes her Christmas date, insisting that she's got it all wrong.