» Archive for the 'Adult Fiction' Category

Warlight/ Michale Ondaatje

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an enigmatic figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal and grow both more convinced and less concerned as they get to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women with a shared history, all of whom seem determined now to protect and educate (in rather unusual ways) Rachel and Nathaniel. But are they really what and who they claim to be?   c. 2018

Fairytale/ Danielle Steel

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley surrounded by acres of her family’s vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and chateau modeled after Christophe’s ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux. Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents’ love. After graduating from Stanford, she returns to help manage Chateau Joy, her lifetime goal. But their fairytale ends suddenly with her mother’s death from cancer.  c. 2017

The president is missing/ Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A threat has been made that is so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America. Uncertainty and fear grip the nation. There are whispers of cyberterror and espionage and a traitor in the Cabinet. Even the President himself becomes a suspect, and then he disappears from public view . . .  c. 2018

Quick & dirty/ Stuart Woods (Stone Barrington; #43)

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When a slam-bang of a crime brings a beautiful new client into Stone Barrington’s office, little does he know his association with her will pull him into a far more serpentine mystery in the exclusive world of art. It’s a business where a rare find could make a career – and a collection – and mistakes in judgment are costly. And under its genteel and high-minded veneer lurks an assortment of grifters and malfeasants eager to cash in on the game.  c.2018

Night moves/Jonathan Kellerman (Alex Delaware # 33)

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A brilliant criminal psychologist, Alex works with the police to help solve the most complex of crimes in Los Angeles, city of illusions, glamour and infamy. An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalised corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual and emotional limits.  c. 2018

Still me/ Jojo Moyes (Me before you, #3)

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the super-rich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on. Lou is determined to get the most out of the experience and throws herself into her job and New York life within this privileged world.   c. 2018

Just in time/ Marie Bostwick

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Fifteen years ago, Grace Saunders vowed to take her beloved husband for better or worse. Now she’s coming to terms with difficult choices as she crafts a memory quilt from scraps of their life together – a life torn to shreds by an accident that has left him in a coma. Enduring months of limbo, at least Grace is not alone.  c. 2018

Four County Library System Large Print Book Circuit

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Large Print Circuit is a collection of large print books offered by the Four County Library System.  These 54 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in October 2018.

 

  • The graves’ a fine and private place/ Alan Bradley
  • Twelve dead men/ Willliam W. Johnstone
  • The Essex serpent/ Sarah Perry
  • A life well played/ Arnold Palmer
  • Same beach, next year/ Dorothea Benton Frank
  • and more…..
  • lpp 41 click on this link for a listing of all Large Print Circuit books available.

Bring me back/ B. A. Paris

Saturday, July 7th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Finn and Layla are young, in love, and on vacation. They’re driving along the highway when Finn decides to stop at a service station to use the restroom. He hops out of the car, locks the doors behind him, and goes inside. When he returns Layla is gone – never to be seen again. That is the story Finn told to the police. But it is not the whole story.   c. 2018

How to stop time/ Matt Haig

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Tom Hazard has just moved back to London, his old home, to settle down and become a high school history teacher. And on his first day at school, he meets a captivating French teacher at his school who seems fascinated by him. But Tom has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries.   c. 2017