Unbound/ Stuart Woods (Stone Barrington; #44)

November 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In the wake of a personal tragedy, former CIA operative Teddy Fay – now a successful Hollywood film producer known as Billy Barnett – takes a leave of absence to travel and grieve and lands in Santa Fe in the company of his friends Stone Barrington and Ed Eagle. There, fate hands him an unexpected opportunity to exact quiet revenge for his recent loss, from a man who helped to cover up the crime.

Confound it/ Maggie Toussaint (Dreamwalker, #5)

November 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Dreamwalker, sheriff’s consultant, and amateur sleuth Baxley Powell is called upon to help investigate a suspicious fire. A meth cook is dead, but the homicide investigation leads to more than a drug supply chain. Someone is pulling the strings behind the scenes, and unless Baxley stops the killer, the world will never be the same.

The winter soldier/ Daniel Mason

November 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a twenty-two-year-old medical student when World War One explodes across Europe. Enraptured by romantic tales of battlefield surgery, he enlists, expecting a position at a well-organized field hospital. But when he arrives, at a commandeered church tucked away high in a remote valley of the Carpathian Mountains, he finds a freezing outpost ravaged by typhus. The other doctors have fled, and only a single, mysterious nurse named Sister Margarete remains.

Grace Green/ The memory of butterflies

November 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Hannah Cooper’s daughter is leaving for college soon. The change is bittersweet. A single mother since the age of eighteen, Hannah isn’t eager to confront the pain of being alone, but she’s determined not to let her own hang-ups keep Ellen from the future she deserves. As Ellen’s high school graduation approaches, Hannah decides it’s time to return to her roots in Cooper’s Hollow along Virginia’s beautiful and rustic Cub Creek.

Marilla of Green Gables/ Sarah McCoy

November 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Plucky and ambitious, Marilla Cuthbert is 13 years old when her world is turned upside down. Her beloved mother dies in childbirth, and Marilla suddenly must bear the responsibilities of a farm wife: cooking, sewing, keeping house, and overseeing the day-to-day life of Green Gables with her brother, Matthew, and father, Hugh. In Avonlea – a small, tight-knit farming town on a remote island – life holds few options for farm girls. Her one connection to the wider world is Aunt Elizabeth “Izzy” Johnson, her mother’s sister, who managed to escape from Avonlea to the bustling city of St. Catharines.

A willing murder/ Jude Deveraux (Medlar Mystery #1)

November 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Sara Medlar is a household name in romance, with millions of books sold. But lately, retirement has been boring her and she’s found herself back in her hometown of Lachlan, Florida, remodeling the grand old mansion she’d admired as a child. It’s much too big for her alone, but she’d die before letting anyone in town know that.  Then Sara’s niece Kate is offered a job in Lachlan – a start in what could be a very successful career in real estate. She accepts immediately, but with so little saved up, she’ll have to approach her estranged yet incredibly famous aunt for a place to stay while she gets herself settled.

The first love/ Beverly Lewis

October 31st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It’s the summer of 1951, and Maggie Esh is in need of some hope. Sweet-spirited and uncommonly pretty despite struggling with chronic illness, she is used to being treated kindly by the young men of her Old Order Amish church district. Yet Maggie wishes she were more like other courting-age girls so she could live a normal, healthy life.

17th suspect/ James Patterson (Women’s Murder Club; #17)

October 31st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant’s tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself.

Dark, sacred night/ Michael Connelly (Bosch & Ballard; #1)

October 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Detective Renee Ballard is working the night beat–known in LAPD slang as “the late show”–and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard can’t let him go through department records, but when he leaves, she looks into the case herself and feels a deep tug of empathy and anger. She has never been the kind of cop who leaves the job behind at the end of her shift–and she wants in.

The next person you meet in heaven/ Mitch Albom (Heaven #2)

October 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Eddie, a grizzled war veteran- turned-amusement park mechanic, died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie’s journey to heaven taught him that every life matters.

The accident that killed Eddie left an indelible mark on Annie. Annie has married Paulo, but when her wedding night day ends in an unimaginable accident, Annie finds herself on her own heavenly journey .  An inevitable reunion with Eddie, one of the five people she meets in heaven,  will show her how her life mattered in ways she could not have fathomed.