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    KEY TO ABBREVIATIONSArts & Crafts BiographyFictionHome & FamilyHealthHistoryHumorInspirational FictionLiteratureMysteryPsychologyRomanceSocial ScienceSupernaturalTrue CrimeReligion

    The vintage photos appearing in this catalog are a result of the Oklahoma Images project, a collec-tion of pictures and essays that illustrate the history of Central Oklahoma. Find photographs, art works, primary source materials, and essays that tell the story of the people who have calledOklahoma home. These images can be found on the MLS website

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  • 2BEST SELLERSAssaulted PretzelBy Laura Bradford

    Claire Weatherly has found the simple life she always wanted when she opened a gift shop in the heart of Amish country. Toy manufacturer Rob Karble is in town to meet with the members of the Amish community who will soon be crafting a new toy line for his company. Word gets out that Karble intends to use the Amish designs without employing the Amish to make them, and someone sends him to his final reward. MYS

    Between Heaven and TexasBy Marie Bostwick

    Too Much, Texas, where the women are strong-willed and the men are handsome yet shiftless. Mary Dell Templeton and her twin sister Lydia Dale have always been warned away from the local boys by their Aunt Velvet. Unfortunately, the females in the family have two traits in common, superior sewing skills and a fatal weakness for men. ROM

    Collateral DamageBy Stuart Woods

    Stone Barrington is back in Manhattan and ready to return to the world of deluxe dining and high society. Then an unexpected visit from his friend, CIA assistant director Holly Barker, draws him into a dangerous game of murder and vengeance against an enemy with plans bigger than they could ever imagine.FIC

    Creole BelleBy James Lee Burke

    Dave Robicheaux is in a New Orleans recovery unit since surviving a bayou shoot-out. His morphine addled mind conjures up visions of Tee Jolie Melton, who in reality has gone missing. An iPod with an old blues song left by his bedside turns Robicheaux into a man obsessed. As oil companies assign blame after an epic disaster, he unearths connections between tragedies both global and personal. MYS

    Fighting MenBy Ralph Cotton

    Civil War veteran and former schoolmaster Sherman Dahl rides the Southwest as a gun for hire. He sells his services to those seeking justice, and is relentless in his pursuit of wanted men. A band of outlaws led by Chester Goines has been thieving and killing everything in their path across Arizona. When Goines learns that Dahl is on his trail, he welcomes the opportunity to settle and old score. WES

    The ForgottenBy David Baldacci

    Army Special Agent John Puller is the man that the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. He is now on a crime that is personal. His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida. The local police ruled her death an unfortunate accident, but she had mailed a letter before she died to Pullers father, telling him that Paradise is not all it seems to be. FIC

  • 3BEST SELLERSLow PressureBy Sandra Brown

    Bellamy Lyston was only twelve when her older sister, Susan, was killed. A tornado destroyed the crime scene, and Bellamys memory of what happened. Eighteen years later, Bellamy has penned a bestselling novel based on Susans murder. She soon becomes the target of an unnamed assailant who is out for vengeance. Bellamy must confront the ghosts of her past and not stop until she reveals Susans killer. ROM

    Peril in PaperbackBy Kate Carlisle

    Rare books expert Brooklyn Wainwright has been invited to a party of a retired founder of a major video game corporation. She is asked to catalog Graces rare paperback pulp fiction. During the party, a sance is held, but when the lights flicker one of the guests is found dead, poisoned by a cocktail intended for Grace. Brooklyn suspects that the answer lies in the book that Grace has written about her life. MYS

    PrivateBy James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

    Private is a renowned global investigation company run by former Marine Jack Morgan. He is already deep into the investigation of a multimillion dollar NFL gambling scandal and the slayings of eighteen schoolgirls when his best friends wife has been slain. He devotes all of Privates resources to tracking down her killer and he doesnt play by the rules. FIC

    SummerlandBy Elin Hilderbrand

    The students of Nantucket High have gathered for a bonfire on the beach. What begins as a graduation night celebration ends in a horrible car crash, leaving the driver dead and her twin brother in a coma. The other passengers are physically unhurt, but the emotional damage is overwhelming. Questions linger about what happened before the crash. Truths are revealed about the secrets kept, promises broken, and hearts betrayed. FIC

    Veil of NightBy Linda Howard

    Wedding planner Jacklyn Wilde loves her job, but helping bridezilla Carrie Edwards has been an unrelenting nightmare. The task turns seriously criminal when Carrie is brutally murdered and everyone is accusing one another of doing the deed. Detective Eric Wilder finds that Jacklyn, whom he once was involved with, is now a prime suspect. ROM

    V is for VengeanceBy Sue Grafton

    Private detective Kinsey Millhone is in Nordstroms lingerie department putting a stop to a brazen shoplifting spree. She learns that one of the thieves has been found dead in an apparent suicide. The grieving fianc suspects murder and hires Kinsey to investigate. She is led into a web that connects a shadowy private banker, an angry trophy wife, a spoiled kid, and a brutal killer. MYS

  • 4NONFICTIONAfter the FactBy Owen J. Hurd

    Picking up where traditional histories leave off, this book uncovers the telling details of historys most compelling subplots. Here are the surprising fates of American historys heroes, villains, and supporting characters. Prohibition agent Eliot Ness was involved in a hit-and-run accident while driving under the influence of alcohol. This is just one of the What happened next stories. HIS

    Birds of North AmericaBy National Geographic

    Using this guide anyone looking up to the skies can discover the joys of bird-watching. From the tiny Tufted Titmouse and House Wren to the majestic Heron and Bald Eagle, this book has gorgeous full color illustrations and photographs that capture details and typical behavior. SS

    Butch CassidyBy W.C. Jameson

    Follow the exploits of Robert LeRoy Parker, also known as Butch Cassidy, as he travels across Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah. He made his name as a surprisingly affable outlaw. Here is the answer to the question: Did he survive his alleged death at the hands of Bolivian soldiers in 1908? The evidence suggests that he returned to the United States and his family. HIS

    Eating With Uncle SamBy Patty Mason

    This is a collection of 150 recipes from the National Archives. From Queen Elizabeth IIs scones, Laura Bushs guacamole, to recipes from Aunt Sammy the wife of the mythical Uncle Sam, these are all dishes kept true as they were published. No attempt has been made to modify the recipes to make them healthier by todays standards. HAF

    The Gift of PetsBy Bruce R. Coston, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian Coston shares stories about his animal patients and the clients that make his practice so fulfilling. He explores what it is about the interaction with our pets that provides such profound companionship, and how a love for animals helps us to be more fully human. Learn what a sugar glider is and how to give one mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. These are stories only a Vet could tell. SS

    iPad for SeniorsBy Studio Visual Steps

    The iPad is a very user friendly, portable multimedia device with endless capabilities. This practical tablet computer offers applications to allow you to listen to music, take and view photos, and make video calls. There is literally an app to do almost anything. You can learn how to take complete advantage of this technology. SS

  • 5NONFICTIONMug CakesBy Leslie Bilderback

    Here are more than one hundred recipes that are ready in a matter of minutes. You can make a quick, tiny batter to mix in a mug with a fork. From basic Buttermilk Cake to fancy Chocolate Caramel Fleur de Sel, these are all mouthwatering recipes. So if youve got five minutes to spare, grab a mug, mix up a mug cake, and satisfy your sweet