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Four County Library System Large Print Book Circuit

Saturday, January 19th, 2019 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 April 2019

 

  • Exposed/ Lisa Scottoline
  • Fire and fury/ inside the Trump White House/ Michael Wolfe
  • The diplomat’s daughter/ Karin Tanabe
  • No place I’d rather die/ Cathy Lamb
  • Promise not to tell/ Jayne Ann Krentz
  • and more…..
  • Click on this link LPP 30 for a listing of all Large Print Circuit books available.

The story of Arthur Truluv/ Elizabeth Berg (Arthur Truluv; #1)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Three people find their way back from loss and loneliness to a different kind of belonging in this deeply moving novel. Arthur, an old widower struggling to overcome his grief, meets Maddy, a troubled teenage girl who avoids school by hiding out where Arthur goes every day for lunch. The two strike up a friendship that draws them out of isolation. Maddy gives Arthur the name Truluv for his positive responses to every outrageous thing she says or does. When Arthur’s nosy neighbor Lucille horns in on their friendship, they create an unconventional family, sometimes bickering but most often believing that life’s most precious moments are sweeter when shared.

Master of his fate/ Barbara Taylor Bradford (House of The Falconer; #1)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

 James Lionel Falconer spends his days working at his father’s market stall and  is determined to become a merchant prince.  James quickly rises through the ranks, proving himself both hardworking and trustworthy, and catching the eye of Henry Malvern, head of the most prestigious shipping company in London. But when threats against his reputation – and his life – begin to emerge, James will have to prove that he truly is the master of his fate.

Long road to Mercy/ David Baldacci (Atlee Pine; #1)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It is thirty years since FBI special agent Atlee Pine’s twin sister, Mercy, was taken from the room they shared as young children. Notorious serial killer Daniel James Tor, was caught and convicted of other murders, and while there’s no proof, Atlee believes he knows what happened to Mercy. Tor still resides in a high-security prison in Colorado.

Where the crawdads sing/ Delia Owens

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life – until the unthinkable happens.

Shoot first!/ Stuart Woods (Stone Barrington; #45)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Stone Barrington is enjoying a round of golf in Key West when the game is violently interrupted–and it seems as if the target of the disturbance may have been one of his playing companions, the brilliant businesswoman behind a software startup on the cutting edge of technology. Soon, it becomes clear that this incident is only the first thrust in a deadly scheme to push the beautiful young woman out of the way and put her company’s valuable secrets up for grabs.

Every breath/ Nicholas Sparks

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Hope Anderson is at a crossroads, when her father becomes ill she heads to her family’s cottage at Sunset Beach in North Carolina to make some difficult decisions.  Tru Walls has been summoned across an ocean by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. In journeying to Sunset Beach, Tru hopes to unravel the mystery surrounding his mother’s life.  When these two strangers’ paths cross, their chance encounter sets in motion a heart-breaking story – one that will transcend decades, continents and the workings of fate.

What the dead leave behind/ Rosemary Simpson (Gilded Age Mystery; #1)

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In Gilded Age New York, heiress Prudence MacKenzie and ex-Pinkerton Geoffrey Hunter investigate crimes that take them from the slums of Five Points in lower Manhattan to the Fifth Avenue mansions of society’s elite. In the late nineteenth century, women are particularly vulnerable . . .

The clockmaker’s daughter/ Kate Morton

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe’s life is in ruins.

Paradox/Catherine Coulter (FBI Thriller; #22)

Monday, December 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Chief Ty Christie of Willicott, Maryland, witnesses a murder at dawn from the deck of her cottage on Lake Massey. When dragging the lake, not only do the divers find the murder victim, they also discover dozens of bones. Even more shocking is the identification of a unique belt buckle found among the bones. Working together with Chief Christie, Savich and Sherlock soon discover a frightening connection between the bones and an escaped psychopath.