Christmas in Cowboy Country by Janet Dailey
Ski instructor Annie Bennett must spend the holidays helping her parents with their big Colorado ranch, but rugged surveyor Marshall Stone becomes a potent distraction.
A Quilt for Christmas by Sandra Dallas
Sewing a quilt during the months she waits for her husband to return from the Civil War, Eliza Spooner bonds with other women in the face of a terrible loss and makes a difficult choice when she is asked to help an escaped slave.
Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins
Held captive by a lady pirate, who then hijacks his ship, adventurer Noah Yates sets out after this extraordinary woman whom he is determined to make his wife.
Nantucket Sisters by Nancy Thayer
The lifelong best friendship between privileged Emma and hardscrabble Maggie is challenged and then cemented by the discovery that both are pregnant by the same man.
Dancing with the Devil by Anny Donewald
Recounts the life of a former high-end stripper who fought to leave the sex worker industry after discovering God and currently works to encourage others to find the love of Christ.
We Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America’s Craft Brewers by Sean Lewis
Explores the evolution and nature of America’s craft brewing movement, from the craftsmen who apply their creativity to expanding the beer landscape to the beverages its brewers have revived, including old English ales and Belgian lambics.
Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:
A conclusion to the series that began with Dark Witch and Shadow Spell traces the forbidden love between shop owner Branna and world traveler Fin, separated for years, until a storm of shadows threatens everything and they must battle against the evil magic that has haunted their families for centuries.
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Investigating the murder of a long-time enemy, with the only clue a piece of turquoise found in the stomach of the deceased, Aloysius Pendergast journeys to an abandoned California mine only to uncover a dark secret from his family’s past and a wickedly clever plot by a vengeful killer.
November 20th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·
Lucky Us by Amy Bloom
Forging a life together after being abandoned by their parents, half sisters Eva and Iris share decades in and out of the spotlight in golden-era Hollywood and mid-twentieth-century Long Island.
Skin Game by Jim Butcher
Chicago wizard Harry Dresden must help a hated enemy, Nicodemus Archleone, break into a high security vault to steal something belonging to the Lord of the Underworld in the latest novel of the humorous fantasy series following Cold Days.
Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell
Discovering a row of pennies outside of her home just before receiving word that a neighbor has been murdered by a highly skilled sniper, Kay Scarpetta begins a nightmarish pursuit involving seemingly unrelated victims and a shipwreck off the coast of Florida.
October 27th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·
Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:
Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
The author, a two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize, delivers a collection of contemporary short stories about modern England including monster tales, near-memoir pieces and mini-sagas of family and social fracture, writing about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex.
Valerie Plame & Sarah Lovett
Believing that a nuclear arms dealer she has pursued throughout her career is behind a devastating explosion at the Louvre and other terrorist incidents, covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson is contacted by her target, who claims that a government insider is actually responsible.
Here’s a list of the new large print books that have arrived at the library (listed in alphabetical order by author’s last name).
An unprecedented collective features pairings by 23 best-selling and critically acclaimed suspense writers, including John Sandford, F. Paul Wilson and R. L. Stine, who in short high-action stories pit their most popular characters against one another.
No Safe House by Linwood Barclay
A troubled family accidentally reconnects with the criminal who saved their lives seven years prior and is propelled into another potentially lethal situation.
September 29th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·
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.
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.