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Orphan X : a novel / by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew.; Brick, Scott,narrator.;
Read by Scott Brick.Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear. Now, however, someone is on his tail. Someone with similar skills and training. Someone who knows Orphan X. Someone who is getting closer and closer. And will exploit Evan's weakness to find him and eliminate him.
Subjects: Thrillers (Fiction); Suspense fiction.; Vigilantes; Assassins;
© p2016., Brilliance Audio,
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Orphan train : a novel / by Kline, Christina Baker,1964-;
Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse. As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance. Molly discovers that she has the power to help Vivian find answers to mysteries that have haunted her for her entire life -- answers that will ultimately free them both.
Subjects: Orphan trains; Immigrant children; Indian foster children; Adoption; Female friendship; Frontier and pioneer life;
© c2013., William Morrow,
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Orphans preferred : the twisted truth and lasting legend of the Pony Express / by Corbett, Christopher.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-263).How the story goes, or what do we know? -- In the days of the pony -- "Capital fellows" - Russell, Majors & Waddell -- "A wild, uninhabited expanse" -- "The greatest enterprise of modern times!!" -- Pyramid Lake -- "Orphans preferred" and "The worst imps of satan" -- Captain Sir Richard Burton -- The telegraph: "Our little friend the pony is to run no more" -- After the pony -- Mark Twain ..."To the territory ahead" -- Billy Cody's big adventure -- Buffalo Bill's wild west: "Wholly free from sham and insincerity" -- The colonel and his thrilling and truthful history -- Pony Bob Haslam: a true rider of the purple sage -- "Memory at the best is treacherous": the story of the story of the pony express and how it grew -- The borderland of fable -- Broncho Charlie Miller, "the last of the pony express riders" -- The girl who remembered Johnny Frey.
Subjects: Pony express.; Pony Express.;
© 2003., Broadway Books,
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The orphan daughter : a novel / by Noga, Cari.;
"At age forty-five, Jane McArdle has experienced her share of life's twists and turns. Yet she's shaken by the sudden death of her estranged half sister and the news that she's now the guardian of her orphaned niece, Lucy. Still nurturing unresolved grief from a marriage bookended by loss, as well as her guilt over her adult son's imperfect upbringing, Jane is her own worst enemy, content to focus on her small Michigan farm. Now, confronted with a traumatized eleven-year-old, the prickly empty nester is thrust into motherhood again, unsure she'll do any better this time. City girl Lucy is bewildered by aloof Aunt Jane and a new life in rural Michigan. The debilitating phobia Lucy has developed since her parents' deaths keeps her stuck in this place that's nothing like home. She secretly plots to run away to live with other relatives. Jane and Lucy must decide if they'll both endure yet another loss--each other--or if their paths will lead them to forge a new family together."--Page 4 of cover.
Subjects: Domestic fiction.; Orphans; Aunts; Families; Grief;
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The BFG / by Dahl, Roald.;
Snatched from her orphanage by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.
Subjects: Giants; Orphans; Giants; Orphans;
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Snow like ashes / by Raasch, Sara.;
Orphaned Meira, a fierce chakram-wielding warrior from the Kingdom of Winter, must struggle to free her people from the tyranny of an opposing kingdom while also protecting her own destiny.
Subjects: Fantasy fiction.; Slavery; Orphans;
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Stone of Tymora / by Salvatore, R. A.,1959-; Salvatore, Geno.;
Orphan Maimun boards the ship Sea Sprite, where he encounters Captain Deudermont, Drizzt Do'Urden, Wulfgar, Catti-brie, and the dwarf Bruenor, while eluding the evil demon Asbeel.
Subjects: Orphans; Adventure stories.;
© 2012, Wizards Of The Coast,
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A dog's life : the autobiography of a stray / by Martin, Ann M.,1955-;
Squirrel, a stray puppy, tells her life story, from her nurturing mother and brother to making her own way in the world, facing busy highways, changing seasons, and humans both gentle and brutal.
Subjects: Dogs; Dogs; Orphaned animals;
© 2005., Scholastic,
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The list [electronic resource] : Orphan x series. by Hurwitz, Gregg.; Brick, Scott.;
Narrator: Scott Brick.*This program includes audio exclusive bonus content featuring Gregg Hurwitz* A thrilling new story featuring Gregg Hurwitz's New York Times bestselling Orphan X! Joey Morales was the last recruit of the government's full black operation, the Orphan Program. Trained to be an assassin until she washed out, she was rescued by Evan Smoak, the former agent known as Orphan X. Now Joey, still a teenager and under the watchful eye of Evan Smoak, lives on her own (with Dog the dog) and attends college. While on campus, she tries to stop a young woman's suicide attempt - and fails. Then Joey uncovers the reason for Becca Morgan's desperate act - a document called The List, which ranks and rates women around campus based on their sexual appeal and performance. Determined to find the boys behind The List, the ones whose callous acts drove Becca Morgan to suicide, Joey recruits the help of her mentor, Orphan X, and uses all her skills to uncover and expose the ones responsible. Usually working from the shadows, Joey has to put herself on the line and in harm's way this time to not just avenge the dead but to protect the rest of the women who are targets of the hidden cabal behind The List. A Macmillan Audio production from Minotaur BooksRequires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 43594 KB).
Subjects: Electronic books.; Fiction.; Suspense.; Thriller.;
© 2020., Macmillan Audio,
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=202075&titleID=5641197 -- Click to access title on Overdrive. ;
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Maniac Magee / by Spinelli, Jerry.;
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.
Subjects: Athletes; Orphans; Legends;
© 1991, c1990., Scholastic,
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