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The hour of the star —Lispector, Clarice, author.

"The devastating final work by Brazil's greatest modern writer, The Hour of the Star tells the haunting tale of Macabéa--a typist who lives in the slums of Rio--underfed, sickly, and unloved, yet inwardly free"-- Provid...

Casa grande

Coming-of-age tale about a wealthy Brazilian teen living in luxury with his overprotective parents who are hiding the fact that their fortunes are dwindling.

Revelations —De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-

Schuyler Van Alen's blood legacy has just been called into question: Is the young woman in fact a Blue Blood, or is it the sinister Silver Blood that runs through her veins? When one of the Gates of Hell is breached by t...

Southwesterly wind —García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo)

The third in the author's Brazilian crime series follows the mystery surrounding a man who had just been told by a psychic that he will kill someone and faces accusations of murder when two bodies turn up in the Copacaba...

Revelations —De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-

Schuyler van Alen, imprisoned in the Force household while her legacy is being questioned and dealing with living with Mimi and her crush Jack, is called to help the Blue Bloods when the Silver Bloods breach the gates of...

Perfect days —Montes, Raphael, 1990- author.

A chilling English-language debut of one of Brazil's most deliciously dark young writers. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio de Janeiro, he doesn't have many friends, and the on...

The black widow —Keene, Carolyn.

A romantic cruise to Rio de Janeiro sweeps Nancy into a carnival of crime.

The caregiver : a novel —Park, Samuel, author.

Mara Alencar's mother Ana is the moon, the sun, the stars. Ana, a struggling voice-over actress, is an admirably brave and recklessly impulsive woman who does everything in her power to care for her little girl. With no ...

Blackout —García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo)

Inspector Espinosa investigates the connections between the murder of a beggar and a prominent young urbanite, with his suspicions resting on a group of Rio de Janeiro's elite citizens.

All is beauty now —Faber, Sarah, 1975- author.

"Set against the seductive world of 1960s Rio de Janeiro, an exquisite debut novel about family secrets, divided loyalties, and the lengths we'll go to save ourselves and those we love. Brazil, 1962: A young woman walks ...

A window in Copacabana : a novel —García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo)

Inspector Espinosa investigates when three police officers are killed over the course of a few days in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

Asphalt angels —Holtwijk, Ineke.

Abandoned on the streets of Rio de Janeiro, thirteen-year-old Alex joins a group of children like him and finds himself adapting to his new life.

The games —Patterson, James, 1947- author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2016

Also published as "Private Rio". Two years ago Jack Morgan - the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private - was in charge of security for the World Cup in Bazil. During the championship final, the action...

Where we go from here —Rocha, Lucas, author.

When Ian tests positive for HIV, he doesn't know what to do. All he knows for certain is that his life is about to change forever. That's when he meets Victor, whose test has come back negative. Victor is--was--dating He...

The games —Patterson, James, 1947- author.
Book On CD
2016
Availability: 10 of 10

Two years ago Jack Morgan--the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private--was in charge of security for the World Cup. During the championship match, the action nearly spilled from the field into the stan...

The invisible life of Euridice Gusmao —Batalha, Martha, 1973- author.

Euridice is young, beautiful and ambitious, but when her rebellious sister Guida elopes, she sets her own aspirations aside and vows to settle down as a model wife and daughter. And yet as her husband's professional succ...

The Mystery of Rio —Mussa, Alberto, 1961- author.
EBook
2013

"A murder at a Brazilian brothel leads to a bizarre competition between a forensic expert and a potential suspect in this enigmatic historical mystery. Reminiscent of the fiction of Latin American greats Jorge Luis Borge...

Revelations —De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

When one of the Gates of Hell is breached by Silver Bloods in Rio de Janeiro, the Blue Bloods need Schuyler Van Alen on their side, even though they question her blood legacy.

Reckless night in Rio —Lucas, Jennie.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

"All you need to do is - pretend to love me." The task should be easy for Laura Parker - after all, Gabriel Santos is outrageously good-looking, it's for one night only and he is offering her a million dollars. 2013.

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