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Eight vulnerable girls and their helpless teachers are forced off a school bus and held hostage. The madman who has them at gunpoint has a simple plan: one hostage an hour will die unless the demands are met.
A wife for him-and a mother for his son?Zeke Rossetti likes things to run smoothly. He's the single father of a deaf child, and his job managing offshore oil sites in the Texas Gulf doesn't allow for distractions.
Macavity Award-winning author Penny Warner knows there's no rest for the dead....Life is never dull in the California Gold Country town of Flat Skunk.
Sam Robertson's life just changed. In one short day, he found out that he's a daddy; that his beautiful little girl, Becky, is deaf; and that her aunt, sign language teacher Kayla Ward, intends to fight him for custody.
Tragedy strikes Palmetto Deaf School--twice. With one student murdered and another missing, it's up to homicide detective Catelyn Clark to find the killer--and probable kidnapper-- fast .
When Marianna Santino's roommate is killed, Detective Ethan O'Hara can't fathom the motive. Then he realizes the deaf teacher was the intended target. Marianna must have something the murderer desperately wants. But what?
"I am Sonya Vronsky, professor of mathematics at Tel Aviv University, and this is the story of a day in late August. On this remarkable day I kissed a student, pursued a lover, found my father, and left my brother.
Chosen by the American Library Association as a 2012 Notable Book in Poetry.Beauty is a Verb is a ground-breaking anthology of disability poetry, essays on disability, and writings on the poetics of both. Crip Poetry. Disability Poetry.
A delightful and insightful collection of poems built around a theme of sign language and deaf/deaf-blind, among other subjects. Winner of the Grayson Books Poetry Competition for 2006.
Buford the Bullfrog is dead. Connor Westphal, the feisty deaf publisher of the weekly Eureka!, jumps into the annual festivities when her sidekick and main squeeze, PI Dan Smith, is retained to find the murderer. Connor and Dan think it'll be a snap, until the sheriff's son comes under suspicion and a human body surfaces in the creek, along with more dead frogs. Connor, with the aid of a new blind friend, sets about finding out who is killing the frogs and people of Calaveras County.
This immensely moving novel confronts divisions of race, gender, and class, fusing together the stories of people who come to recognize one another from former lives they didn't know existed -- or that they tried to forget.
Contains Counting Crows by Mercedes Lackey, Drusilla's Dream by Rachel Lee and Moonglow by Catherine Asaro.
When someone tries to kill a deaf, four-year-old boy found in the dusty canyons of Southern California, child abuse investigator Bo Bradley vows to save the boy and unearth the truth.
At Christmas, our hearts are touched by reports of wondrous occurrences that make us stop, reflect, and hope.
Crossed Wires, a highly original mystery novel, introduces readers to an unusual heroine, who is being stalked by a particularly chilling serial killer.
Thirty-seven year old journalist, Connor Westphal, has relocated from San Francisco to Flat Skunk, a mining-turned-tourist town in the foothills of the Sierras, to start up her own weekly paper.
Novel about a deaf woman and her husband, a hearing man, who serves as a medic in World War I.
"You know, father, sorrow can turn to water and spill from your eyes, or it can sharpen your tongue into a sword, or it can become a time bomb that, one day, will explode and destroy you." Earth and Ashes is the spare, powerful story of an Afghan man.
In book two of the Sensations series, Cassie Dixon's getaway to the mountains with her friends and their thirteen-year-old deaf son becomes a high-stakes search when the boy disappears. Danger stalks the slopes.
Tutor of a deaf child falls in love with her father, a soap opera star.
Some secrets survive the light of day. Others should stay lost in darkness forever. The family saga that began with April Shadows continues! April Taylor wasn't a little girl anymore -- but who was she really?
SOME SECRETS SURVIVE THE LIGHT OF DAY. OTHERS SHOULD STAY LOST IN DARKNESS FOREVER. THE FAMILY SAGA THAT BEGAN WITH APRIL SHADOWS CONTINUES! April Taylor wasn't a little girl anymore -- but who was she really?
Ed McBain concocts a brilliant and intricate thriller about a master criminal who haunts the city with cryptic passages from Shakespeare, directing the detectives of the 87th Precinct to a future crime -- if only they can figure out what he means.
Single mother Laura McKay must rely on firefighter Ryan Flanagan when an arsonist threatens her and her deaf daughter. Can Laura renew her faith in God and learn to place her trust in this heroic man? Original.
In a small Maine valley, thirteen-year-old Pierce Morin, born blind and deaf, possesses a terrifying gift: he can hear evil whispering-and knows an elusive, deadly force is stalking the people he loves. . . .