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by Blatty, William Peter

A young boy, a deaf-mute, is found horribly murdered. The detective assigned to the case sees it as part of a larger and more baffling mystery...

Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (87th Precinct #27)

by Mcbain, Ed

This is an 87th precinct novel. Besides the taunting photos sent by the deaf man, a lot more is going on.

Morality Play

by Unsworth, Barry

Booker Prize FinalistThe time is the fourteenth century. The place is a small town in rural England, and the setting a snow-laden winter.

Of Such Small Differences

by Greenberg, Joanne

Novel about John Moon, a deaf-blind poet, and his efforts to live in the world beyond a sheltered workshop

Once In Every Life

by Hannah, Kristin

A time travel romance; she loves a man who doesn't dare love...

Once in a Lifetime

by Steel, Danielle

Millions adored Daphne Fields, for she shared their passion, their pain, their joy, and their sorrow. But America's most popular novelist remained a closed book to the world -- guarding her life with a fierce privacy no reporter could crack.

Right to Remain Silent (Connor Westphal Mystery #3)

by Warner, Penny

Connor Westphal is drawn into another mystery in Flat Skunk when the local historian dies, is resurrected, and dies again!


by Gordon, Noah

When his political opinions force him to flee his native Scotland, Dr. Rob J. Cole heads to the American West, where he settles and becomes a country doctor.

Sign of Foul Play (Connor Westphal Mystery #2)

by Warner, Penny

Last night's earthquake has the California Gold Country town of Flat Skunk buzzing; and over her morning mocha, deaf newswoman Connor Westphal is shaping it into a lead story for her local paper, the Eureka!

Sounds of Silence

by White, Elizabeth

Border Patrol agent Eli Carmichael knew the deaf child he'd found outside a Mexican orphanage was harboring a dark secret--she was carrying a bloodstained knife and was clearly traumatized.

The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter

by Mccullers, Carson

With the publication of her first novel, THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation.

The Mesa Conspiracy (Department Thirty #2)

by Kent, David

David Kent unlocked the files of Department Thirty in his electrifying debut novel, "a thrill-a-minute ride" (Mystery Scene).

The Persistence of Vision

by Varley, John

The Persistence of Vision With an Introduction by Algis Budrys These nine stories show the best work of the decade's most exciting new writer of science fiction.

The Sound Of Us

by Willis, Sarah

Alice, a forty-something sign-language interpreter, learns about love from a 6-year-old foster child who comes to live with her.

The Spider's Web: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Sister Fidelma mystery #5)

by Tremayne, Peter

In the spring of 666 A.D., Sister Fidelma is summoned to the small Irish village of Araglin. An advocate of the Brehon law courts as well as a religieuse, she is to investigate the murder of the local chieftain.

The Stand

by King, Stephen

Arguably the greatest horror novel ever written by the greatest horror novelist, this is a true Modern Classic that was first published in 1978, and then re-published in 1990, complete and unabridged, with 150,000 words cut from the first edition

The Story of Beautiful Girl

by Simon, Rachel

It is 1968. Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability, and Homan, an African American deaf man, are locked away in an institution, the School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, and have been left to languish, forgotten.

The Story of Esther Costello

by Monsarrat, Nicholas

Esther Costello, born on a peasant farm in Ireland, became a deaf-blind-mute after an explosion. She was saved from her predicament by Mrs. Bannister, a wealthy American. Mrs. Bannister brought her to Boston shortly after the 2nd World War.

The Whole Man

by Brunner, John

Destitute, painfully physically deformed and homeless, Howson is befriended by a deaf girl. While entertaining her with fantasies, his telepathic gifts are discovered. He becomes a valued, world renowned caregiver to other telepaths. Still longing for physical normality and friendship, he revisits his impoverished roots in search of fulfillment.

Typhon’s Children

by Anzetti, Toni

To the new colonists, the teeming, ocean-dominated planet of Typhon seems a wondrous and exotic paradise--until the land erupts with incomprehensible violence, consuming the colony in a fiery hell.

Unaccompanied Sonata & Other Stories

by Card, Orson Scott

Short stories by this prolific and award winning science fiction author. The title story is about truly unique music and its guardians, deafness and blindness.


by Masterton, Graham

There are no words. . . Holly Summers is deaf, but she "hears" thanks to her immense talent for lip-reading.


Deaf And Hearing Siblings In Conversation

by Berkowitz, Marla C. and Jonas, Judith A.

This is the first book to consider both deaf and hearing perspectives on the dynamics of adult sibling relationships.

Deaf-Blind Reality: Living the Life

by Stoffel, Scott M.

Aiming to present the reality of the lives of deaf-blind individuals to people who interact with them, Stoffel, a retired systems engineer and freelance writer, draws on interviews with 12 deaf-blind individuals, including himself, from around the world.

Young Readers

"Mommy, What Is Deaf?"

by Nikki Sian-Leigh Aksamit

Aimed at preschool age children, "Mommy, What is Deaf?" explains sound, the definition of "deaf", and all the reasons why some people can not hear. With straight forward text, and uncomplicated drawings, young children easily understand how the ears work, and why in some people they do not.

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