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Four County Library System Large Print Book Circuit

Wednesday, April 18th, 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 July 2018.

 

  • Georgia Hunter-We are the lucky ones
  • Jason Morgan-A dog called Hope
  • Everett Wade-Broken gun
  • Deborah Crombie-Garden of lamentations
  • Doug Peterson-The disappearing man
  • and more…..

Worthy Brown’s daughter/ Phillip Margolin

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Matthew Penny, a young lawyer, arrives on the frontier with nothing but shattered dreams. Unable to face the memories that await back home, he joins the handful of lawyers practicing in Portland, Oregon – which in 1860 is just a riverfront town in a state less than a year old. Worthy Brown, a slave from Georgia, journeys west with his master, Caleb Barbour, who promises to reward Worthy and his daughter, Roxanne, with their freedom if they help him establish a homestead in Oregon. When Barbour reneges on his pledge, Worthy’s hope for a fresh start with his child is destroyed.  c. 2014

Melinda Metz-Talk to the paw

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Jamie Snyder is thirty-four and single but NOT ready to mingle. After suffering through The Year of the Non-Commital Man, The Year of the Self-Absorbed Man, and The Year of the Forgot-to-Mention-I’m-Married Man, Jamie’s ready to celebrate The Year of Me – and MacGyver, of course. MacGyver is an adorable tabby with a not-so-adorable habit of sneaking out at night and stealing things from the neighbors. That’s right, MacGyver is a cat burglar. He’s still the only male Jamie trusts – and the only companion she needs . . .  c. 2017

Adriani Trigiani-Kiss Carlo

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It’s 1949 and South Philadelphia bursts with opportunity during the post-war boom. The Palazzini Cab Company & Western Union Telegraph Office, owned and operated by Dominic Palazzini and his three sons, is flourishing: business is good, they’re surrounded by sympathetic wives and daughters-in-law, with grandchildren on the way. But a decades-long feud that split Dominic and his brother Mike and their once-close families sets the stage for a re-match.   c. 2017

Dennis Lehane-Since we fell

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy afternoon causes that ideal life to fray. As does Rachel’s marriage. As does Rachel herself. Sucked into a conspiracy thick with deception, violence, and possibly madness, Rachel must find the strength within herself to conquer unimaginable fears and mind-altering truths.  c. 2017

Eric Van Lustbader-Robert Ludlum’s the Bourne initiative (Bourne;#14)

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Jason Bourne’s on the run. His old friend, General Boris Karpov, is dead. But Karpov lives on in the cyber weapon he devised before his death.  Both the NSA and Meme LLC, a black off-site cyber operation, believe Bourne has taken over the enterprise and a kill team is sent to terminate him.  c. 2017

Jude Deveraux-As you wish (Summerhouse; #3)

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Sixty-year-old Olivia’s first marriage was long and unhappy, but now she is a newlywed, thrilled to finally be starting her life with the man she’s always truly loved – even if they are getting a late start. Kathy is in her forties and married to a handsome, successful businessman. Theirs would be a fairy-tale romance if it weren’t for one problem: he’s passionately in love with someone else!    c. 2018

Michael Crichton-Dragon teeth

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America’s western territories, even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. Against this backdrop two palaeontologists pillage the Wild West for dinosaur fossils while deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars.   c. 2017

Anne Perry-An echo of murder (William Monk; #23)

Monday, March 12th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When a Hungarian immigrant is dismembered near London’s River Thames, Commander Monk is called to the eerie scene, where 16 candles surround the corpse. As identical murders pop up around the city, Monk confronts the unsettling options: could it be the work of a secret society? A serial madman? Or is a xenophobic Brit targeting foreigners?   c. 2017

Catherine Coulter-Enigma (FBI Thriller, #21)

Monday, March 12th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

After Savich stops a crazy man from harming a pregnant woman, the man unexpectedly falls into a coma. Doctors discover a drug in his blood they can’t identify, and his only identification is a yellow wrist band marked E 2. Did this John Doe escape from a mental hospital? And why was he at the pregnant woman’s house? When her newborn baby is kidnapped from the hospital Savich realizes there’s a connection between the kidnapping and the unconscious John Doe. DNA tests uncover a startling fact: his cells are unlike any other – he’s an Enigma.  c. 2017