Prendergast Library Adds New Items To Collection

The James Prendergast Library has added several new titles to its collection. They include:


Bitter River by Julia Keller. Bell Elkins’s current case deals with a murdered pregnant teenager. Bell struggles to find the truth behind the murder and in her personal relationships.

Hotshot by Julie Garwood. Peyton Lockhart and her sisters inherited an oceanfront resort. In order to own it, they must run it for a year and show a profit. But there are people out to sabotage them.

Tell Me by Lisa Jackson. Blondell O’Henry is about to be released after being convicted of murdering one of her children and hurting two others. Nikki Gillette now seeks the truth as a new killing spree begins.

Affliction by Laurel K. Hamilton

After Her by Joyce Maynard

And There I’ll be a Soldier by Johnny D. Boggs

Bitter River by Julia Keller

Black Pearl by Peter Tonkin

Blind Goddess by James Benn

Blood of Tyrants by Naomi Novik

Book of Someday by Dianne Dixon

Bookstore by Deborah Meyler

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Classic Mistake by Amy Myers

Come to the Table by Neta Jackson

Compound Murder by Bill Crider

Crown Tower by Michael J. Sullivan

Day You Saved My Life by Louise Candlish

Debt From the Past by Beryl Matthews

Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem

English German Girl by Jake Wallis Simons

First Affair by Emma McLaughlin

From Hell by Alan Moore

Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield

Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

Gospel According to Cane by Courttia Newland

Hanging of Samuel Ash by Sheldon Russell

Heirs & Graces by Rhys Bowen

Hellboy by Mike Mignola

Hive by Gill Hornby

Homecoming Ranch by Julia London

Hotshot by Julie Garwood

House on Willow Street by Cathy Kelly

In the Moors by Nina Milton

Infatuations by Javier Marias

It Happens in the Dark by Carol O’Connell

Local by Brian Wood

Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell

May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes

Middle Man by David Rich

Midwife’s Tale by Sam Thomas

Misery Loves Company by Rene Gutteridge

Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women’s Literary Society by Amy Hill Hearth

More Than You Know by Nan Rossiter

Multiple Exposure by Ellen Crosby

Murder in Thrall by Anne Cleeland

Murder, She Rode by Molly Menino

Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

Nemesis by Bill Pronzini

Night Gwen Stacy Died by Sarah Bruni

Night of the Comet by George Bishop

Omens by Kelley Armstrong

Outside Eden by Merry Jones

Passion of the Purple Plumeria by Lauren Willig

People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara

Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate

Promise by Dan Walsh

Purchase by Linda Spalding

Realm of Last Chances by Steve Yarbrough

Returned by Jason Mott

Runaway Man by David Handler

Scissors by Stephane Michaka

Secrets Never Die by Eyone Williams

Shadows on a Cape Cod Wedding by Lea Wait

Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson

Sin City by Frank Miller

Small Town Girl by Ann H. Gabhart

Snow on the Tulips by Liz Tolsma

Someone by Alice McDermott

Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Stargazey Point by Shelley Noble

Stranded by Alex Kava

Straw Men by Paul Doherty

Suddenly by Bonnie Burnard

Sunrise by Al Lamanda

Sworn Sword by James Aitcheson

Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Tell Me by Lisa Jackson

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

The Rest of Us by Jessica Lott

These Mortal Remains by Milton T. Burton

Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker

To a God Unknown by John Steinbeck

Transcendental by James Gunn

Trapped by Irene Hannon

Two Week Wait by Sarah Rayner

Under a Texas Sky by Dorothy Garlock

Vampires, Bones, And Treacle Scones by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Vanished by Irene Hannon

Walking in the Midst of Fire by Thomas E. Sniegoski

Wanted by Mark Millar

What the River Washed Away by Muriel Mharie Macleod

White Dog Fell From the Sky by Eleanor Morse

Who Asked You by Terry McMillan

Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis

Women of a Dangerous Age by Fanny Blake

Wrong Girl by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Y by Marjorie Celona

Zero Point by Neal Asher


Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider. Ezra Faulkner went from potential homecoming king to being inconspicuous. Reconnecting with an old friend and falling for the new girl gives him a chance to remake himself.

Dead Ends by Erin Jade Lange. Dane is a bully, but he gets a chance at redemption when he agrees to help Billy D, who has Down syndrome. An unlikely friendship forms as the two search for Billy’s father.

Night School by C.J. Daugherty. After being arrested, Allie Sheridan’s parents send her to Cimmeria Academy. Allie must navigate the social scene of a new school while uncovering the school’s secret.

5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider

Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler

Boxers by Gene Luen Yang

Catch Rider by Jennifer H. Lyne

Cross my Heart, Hope to Die by Sara Shepard

Dead Ends by Erin Jade Lange

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Fragments by Dan Wells

Hide and Seek by Sara Shepard

How (Not) to Find a Boyfriend by Allyson Valentine

Just Like Fate by Cat Patrick

Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer

Night School by C. J. Daugherty

Waiting for No One by Beverley Brenna


12th of Never by James Patterson

Blind Justice by Anne Perry

Confessions of Al Capone by Loren D. Estleman

Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine

How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton


Bending Toward Justice by Gary May. May explores the history of voting rights for African Americans, from the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment to the 1965 Voting Rights Act and beyond.

Gloria Swanson by Stephen Michael Shearer. This in-depth biography examines Gloria Swanson’s life as a Hollywood actress, successful businesswoman, mother, and more.

United States of Paranoia by Jesse Walker. Walker provides a history of conspiracy theories from the country’s beginning to today along with how and why they develop.

American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook

Art Made From Books by Laura Heyenga

Bending Toward Justice by Gary May

Breach of Trust by Andrew J. Bacevich

Breakpoint by Jeff Stibel

Burning the Page by Jason Merkoski

Cat Sense by John Bradshaw

Distraction Addiction by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Essential Phone Interview by Paul J. Bailo

Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

Fodor’s Caribbean 2014

Fodor’s New York City 2014

Gloria Swanson by Stephen Michael Shearer

Pretty Good for a Girl by Murphy Hicks Henry

Hothouse by Boris Kachka

Jimmy Stewart by Michael Munn

Leonardo on the Human Body by Leonardo Da Vinci

Life Observed by Devin Brown

Marijuana is Safer by Steve Fox

Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel

Speech by Gary Younge

Top Notch Interviews by Brian Davis

United States of Paranoia by Jesse Walker

Vogue Knitting Very Easy Sweaters

Weight Watchers Ultimate Chicken Cookbook

Wilson by A. Scott Berg

You’ll Get Through This by Max Lucado


1356 by Bernard Cornwell

Low Pressure by Sandra Brown