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New Large Print Titles – June 2012

June 20th, 2012 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Feel free to peruse below the newest large print titles available at the Irondequoit Public Library!

FICTION

Arcadia by Lauren Groff

In a haunting story of the American dream, Bit, born in a back-to-nature commune in 1970s New York State, must come to grips with the outside world when the commune eventually fails.

Bannon Brothers: Honor by Janet Dailey

When two of her friends, thousands of miles apart, are struck down, Kenzie, an expert trainer of combat dogs, turns to Linc Bannon, a high-level intelligence officer, for help in finding the truth. A dangerous mission  puts them both in the path of an unhinged killer with unfinished business.

 

Betrayal by Christina Dodd

When she finds herself in danger after her return to Bella Valley, Penelope Alonso has little choice but to turn to the man who betrayed her nine years before–Noah Di Luca, Bella Terra’s former golden boy.

 

Carry the One by Carol Anshaw

When a car of inebriated guests from Carmen’s wedding hits and kills a girl on a country road, Carmen and the people involved in the accident connect, disconnect and reconnect throughout 25 subsequent years of marriage, parenthood, holidays and tragedies.

 

Istanbul Passage by Joseph Kanon

In 1945 Istanbul, American undercover agent Leon Bauer’s attempt to save a life leads to a desperate manhunt, a game of shifting loyalties, and an unexpected love affair.

 

 

No Longer a Gentleman by Mary Jo Putney

Cassie Fox, a spy determined to help destroy Napoleon’s empire, is distracted from her mission to rescue Grey Sommers, Lord Wyndham, from a French dungeon by her unexpected attraction to him.

 

The Orphanmaster by Jean Zimmerman

In 17th-century New Amsterdam, today Manhattan, 22-year-old trader Blandine von Couvering and British spy Edward Drummond investigate the mysterious disappearance of orphan children.

 

The Road to Grace by Richard Paul Evans

Shattered by the sudden loss of his wife, home and business, once-successful advertising executive Alan Christoffersen embarks on a cross-country backpacking journey during which he meets people who help him to gain profound spiritual understandings. By the award-winning author of The Christmas Box.

 

Scandalous Countess by Jo Beverley

Determined to regain her social position in the beau monde, Lady Georgia Maybury, whose first husband was killed in a duel, is unable to escape scandal when she falls in love with a battle scarred ex-naval officer who has nothing to offer her except a passion like she has never known.

 

Stolen Prey by John Sandford

Lucas Davenport has seen many terrible murder scenes. This is one of the worst. In the small Minnesota town of Deephaven, an entire family has been killed–husband, wife, two daughters, dogs. There’s something about the scene that pokes at Lucas’s cop instincts–it looks an awful lot like the kind of scorched-earth retribution he’s seen in drug killings sometimes. But this is a seriously upscale town, and the husband was an executive vice president at a big bank. It just doesn’t seem to fit. Until it does. And where it leads Lucas will take him into the darkest nightmare of his life.

 

True Sisters by Sandra Dallas

1856. Mormon converts Nannie, Louisa, Jessie, and Anne, all from the British Isles, travel in the Martin Handcart Company, making the 1,300-mile journey on foot from Iowa City to Salt Lake City, while enduring unimaginable hardships. Each woman will test the boundaries of her faith and learn the true meaning of survival and friendship along the way.

 

 XO by Jeffery Deaver

Catapulted into sudden fame by her beauty and talent, country pop artist Kayleigh Towne turns for help to Special Agent Kathryn Dance to stop a sadistic stalker who is targeting the people closest to the singer.

NON-FICTION

Both of Us: My Life with Farrah by Ryan O’Neal

Ryan O’Neal and Farrah Fawcett. He was the handsome Academy Award–nominated star of Paper Moon and the classic romance Love Story. She was the beautiful, all-American Charlie’s Angel, whose poster adorned the bedroom walls of teenage boys everywhere. One of the most storied love affairs in Hollywood history, their romance has captivated fans and media alike for more than three decades. In a tragic turn, the world lost Farrah after a tragic battle with cancer in 2009, but in his intimate memoir Both of Us, Ryan brings their relationship to vivid life.

 

When I was a Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson

A new collection by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead revisits such themes as the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact and the inherent contradictions of human nature.

 

 

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