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Not all Snow Means Christmas and Light

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Whiter Than Snow
By: Sandra Dallas

Summary: The powerful story of a small Colorado town after a devastating avalanche, and the life changing effects it has on the people who live there. Set in 1920.

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Light on Snow: A Novel
By: Anita Shreve

Summary: Robert Dillon and his 12-year-old daughter, Nicky, discover a newborn baby abandoned in the snowy woods; caring for the infant has forced them to deal with their private demons.

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A Breath of Snow and Ashes
By: Diana Gabaldon

Summary: 1772 -To preserve the colony for King George III, the governor pleads with Jamie to bring the people together and restore peace. But Jamie has the privilege, although some might call it a burden, of knowing that war cannot be avoided.

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Snow Blind
By: P.J. Tracy

Summary: When the murdered bodies of two Minneapolis police officers are discovered in the aftermath of a snowman-building contest, detectives become embroiled in an investigation that is complicated by an inexperienced sheriff.

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A Fine and Bitter Snow
By: Dana Stabenow

Summary: Kate discovers that park ranger Dan O'Brian is about to lose his job, probably because he is against drilling for oil in the local wildlife preserve. In an effort to garner support for Dan, Kate calls on her late grandmother's dear friends, Ruthe and Dina. When Dina is killed and Ruthe is put on the critical list at the hospital, Kate scrambles to solve the crime while keeping a balance in the rest of her life.

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Snow Falling on Cedars
By: David Guterson

Summary: A murder trial has upset a quiet community and turned it into a center of controversy.

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
By: Lisa See

Summary: Set in remote 19th-century China details the deeply affecting story of lifelong, intimate friends Lily and Snow Flower, their imprisonment by rigid codes of conduct for women and their betrayal by pride and love.

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Beyond the Great Snow Mountains
By: Louis L'Amour

Summary:  American adventure short stories.

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Phantoms in the Snow
By: Kathleen Benner Duble

Summary: In 1944, fifteen-year-old Noah Garrett, recently orphaned, is sent to live at Camp Hale, Colorado, with an uncle he has never met, and there he finds his pacifist views put to the test.

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Last Snow
By: Eric Van Lustbader

Summary: Jack McClure, Special Advisor and closest friend to the new President of the United States, takes on a personal mission along with his official one: keeping safe from harm his two incompatible companions-- a rogue Russian FSB agent and the President's daughter

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