Reference Librarian Cyndi’s Pick

The weight of blood : a novel The weight of blood : a novel / Laura McHugh (2014 fiction, F McHugh)
Treated like an outsider by Ozark Mountain neighbors who regard her mother’s disappearance years earlier with suspicion, sixteen-year-old Lucy is further haunted by a friend’s murder, which compels her to investigate family secrets and sacrifices.

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Reference Librarian Cyndi’s Pick

Still missingStill missing / Chevy Stevens (2010 psychological thriller, F Stevens)
Captured by a psychopath posing as an interested house buyer, realtor Annie spends a brutally traumatic year in captivity in a remote mountain cabin and recounts her experiences and dramatic escape to her therapist while agonizing over the ongoing police search for her captor.

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Reference Librarian Patrice’s Pick

The dollhouse : a novel The dollhouse : a novel / Fiona Davis (2016 fiction, F Davis)
Arriving at the famed Barbizon Hotel in 1952 where she is instantly rendered a misfit, a plain, self-conscious secretarial school student is befriended and introduced by a hotel maid to the city’s jazz and drug counterculture and is involved in a deadly skirmish that reverberates half a century later in the life of an obsessed journalist.

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Anonymous Reference Librarian’s Pick

Lillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novelLillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novel / Kathleen Rooney (2017 fiction, F Rooney)
Embarking on a walk across Manhattan on New Year’s Eve in 1984, eighty-five-year-old Lillian Boxfish recalls her long and eventful life, which included a brief reign as the highest-paid advertising woman in America, whose career was cut short by marriage and loss.

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