Travels with Foxfire/ Phil Hudgins

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Across more than thirty essays, we discover the secret origins of stock car racing, the story behind the formation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the vanishing art of gathering wild ginseng, and the recipes of an award-winning cookbook writer. We meet bootleggers and bear hunters, game wardens and medicine women, water dowsers, sculptors, folk singers, novelists, record collectors, and home cooks—even the world’s foremost “priviologist”—all with tales to tell.   c. 2018

A dangerous game (New York Confidential; #3)/ Heather Graham

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can’t stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special agent boyfriend would do – he gets the FBI involved. And asks Kieran to keep out of it.  c. 2018

The forgotten road (Broken road; #2)/ Richard Paul Evans

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Chicago celebrity and motivational speaker Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash. But thanks to a remarkable twist of fate he’s very much alive and well, and ready for a second chance at life. But will he use this opportunity to right some wrongs from his old life and start over the right way this time?   c. 2018

Murder at Ochre Court (Gilded Newport Mystery; #6)/ Alyssa Maxwell

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

After a disappointing year as a society columnist for the Herald and staying with her more well-heeled Vanderbilt relatives in New York City, Emma has returned to the salty air, glittering ocean vistas, and grand stately mansions of Newport, Rhode Island, more determined than ever to report on hard news.  But for now she’s covering the social event of the season at Ochre Court, a coming-out ball designed to showcase Cleo Cooper-Smith, who will be literally on display, fittingly as Cleopatra, in an elaborate tableau vivant.  c. 2018

The escape artist/ Brad Meltzer

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she’s dead. The US government confirms it. But Jim “Zig” Zigarowski has just found out the truth: Nola is still alive. And on the run.  c. 2018

Road home/ Beverly Lewis

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Lena Rose Schwartz hadn’t planned to leave her Old Order community in Centerville, Michigan. But then, she could not have foreseen the accident that made her and her siblings orphans. After her parents’ funeral, her younger brothers and sisters are farmed out to various nearby relatives. But when the deacon in charge of the arrangements tells her there aren’t places enough for everyone, she agrees to go live with her father’s second cousin and his family in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  c. 2018

Send down the rain/ Charles Martin

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Allie is still recovering from the loss of her family’s beloved waterfront restaurant on Florida’s Gulf Coast when she loses her second husband to a terrifying highway accident. Devastated and losing hope, she shudders to contemplate the future – until a cherished person from her past returns.  c. 2018

The fallen (Amos Decker; #4) / David Baldacci

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes – obscure Bible verses, odd symbols – have the police stumped. Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are in Baronville visiting Alex’s sister and her family. It’s a bleak place: a former mill and mining town with a crumbling economy and rampant opioid addiction. Decker has been there only a few hours when he stumbles on a horrific double murder scene.  c. 2018

Beneath the prairie moon/ Kim Vogel Sawyer

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Abigail Brantley grew up in affluence and knows exactly how to behave in high society. But when she is cast from the social registers due to her father’s illegal dealings, she finds herself forced into a role she never imagined: tutoring rough Kansas ranchers in the subjects of manners and morals so they can “marry up” with their mail-order brides.   c. 2018

The third victim/ Phillip Margolin

September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A woman stumbles onto a dark road in rural Oregon – tortured, battered, and bound. She tells a horrific story about being kidnapped, then tortured, until she finally managed to escape. She was the lucky one – two other women, with similar burns and bruises, were found dead.  c. 2018