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What’s new on the shelves for our patrons

New Large Print Books–September 2014

September 29th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

If you enjoy reading large print, here’s a list of the new books we received this month. Click on a title to see if it’s on our shelf.

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Last to Know by Elizabeth Adler

When the lakeside getaway where Detective Harry Jordan escapes his stressful job is rocked by an explosion targeting an enigmatic newcomer’s house, Harry discovers that a victim did not die in the explosion and that the son of a famous local author may have seen the killer.

 

The Eye of Heaven by Clive Cussler

Discovering an artifact-filled, perfectly preserved Viking ship in the ice during an Arctic expedition, Sami and Remi Fargo investigate a legend about a fabled Toltec object, only to be targeted by treasure hunters and crime cartels.

 

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New Adult Books for September 2014

September 24th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:

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2014-09 f angels walkingAngels Walking
Karen Kingsbury
When the career that cost him his relationships with loved ones is ended by an injury, former national baseball star Tyler Ames finds a maintenance job at a retirement home where he meets Virginia Hutcheson, a patient with Alzheimer’s who seems to have the answers he is seeking.

2014-09 f blood on the waterBlood on the Water
Anne Perry
Shut out of the investigation of a massive bombing he witnessed that leaves many dead, William Monk takes over when evidence surfaces that the person executed for the crime was innocent, a situation that places him in the center of a violent power struggle for control of the Suez Canal.

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New Adult Books for August 2014

August 25th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:

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2014-08 f 6th extinction6th Extinction
James Rollins
When a remote military research station is decimated, Commander Gray Pierce and the Sigma Force must solve a mystery from Antarctica’s distant past using an ancient map that leads them to a new form of death, buried under miles of ice, which could result in mankind’s extinction.

2014-08 f big little liesBig Little Lies
Liane Moriarty
Follows three mothers–Madeline, Celeste, and Jane–each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at an annual school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated.

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New Large Print Books–August 2014

August 19th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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The ForsakenThe Forsaken by Ace Atkins

Thirty-six years ago, a nameless black man wandered into Jericho, Mississippi, with nothing but the clothes on his back and a pair of paratrooper boots. Less than two days later, he was accused of rape and murder, hunted down by a self-appointed posse, and lynched. Now evidence has surfaced of his innocence, and county sheriff Quinn Colson sets out not only to identify the stranger’s remains, but to charge those responsible for the lynching. As he starts to uncover old lies and dirty secrets, though, he runs up against fierce opposition from those with the most to lose—and they can play dirty themselves.

 

The CursedThe Cursed by Heather Graham

When a man is murdered behind her place and his spirit asks for her help, Hannah O’Brien calls the FBI’s Krewe of Hunters, an elite unit of paranormal investigators, to solve this present-day case that is linked to a historical mystery involving sunken treasure and a curse.

 

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New Adult Books for July 2014

July 21st, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:

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2014-07 f american missionAmerican Mission
Matthew Palmer
A story inspired by the U.S. Foreign Service veteran author’s contributions to certifying conflict-free diamonds follows the disgrace of former State Department star Alex Baines, who starts over at a Congo mining facility that is being oppressed by corrupt interests.

2014-07 f book of lifeBook of Life
Deborah Harkness
Historian and witch Diana Bishop and her vampire scientist husband Matthew Clairmont return from a trip to the past still searching for the elusive alchemy tome Ashmole 782 in the final installment of the trilogy after Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night.

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New Large Print Titles–July 2014

July 11th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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Shotgun LovesongsShotgun Lovesongs by Nickloas Butler

Sharing a childhood in small-town Wisconsin before going their separate ways with careers and families, Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny are reunited during a visit marked by culture clashes, respective pursuits of meaning and a woman who inspires passion in each of them

 

GeminiGemini by Carol Cassella

Dr. Charlotte Reese works in the intensive care unit of Seattle’s Beacon Hospital, tending to patients with the most life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Her job is to battle death, to monitor erratic heartbeats, worry over low oxygen levels, and defend against infection and demise.

 

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