» Archive for August, 2018

The death of Mrs. Westaway/ Ruth Ware

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person – but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money.  c. 2018

Paper ghost/ Julia Heaberlin

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

An obsessive young woman has been waiting half her life – since she was twelve years old – for this moment. She has planned. Researched. Trained. Imagined every scenario. Now she is almost certain the man who kidnapped and murdered her sister sits in the passenger seat beside her.  c. 2018

The perfect mother/ Aimee Molloy

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

We all want different things. Francie wants to be the perfect mother. Nell wants to escape the past. Collette wants to spend more time with her family. All Winnie wants is to have her baby back. When Nell suggests a night out in Brooklyn to her new mums club, the others jump at the chance. But the evening takes a tragic turn when single mother Winnie learns that her six-week-old son, Midas, has been kidnapped.  c. 2018

Chariot on the mountain/ Jack Ford

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Two decades before the Civil War, a middle-class farmer named Samuel Maddox lies on his deathbed. Elsewhere in his Virginia home, a young woman named Kitty knows her life is about to change. She is one of the Maddox family’s slaves – and Samuel’s biological daughter. When Samuel’s wife, Mary, inherits her husband’s property, she will own Kitty, too, along with Kitty’s three small children.  c. 2018

Before and again/ Barbara Delinsky

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Mackenzie Cooper took her eyes off the road for just a moment but the resulting collision was enough to rob her not only of her beloved daughter but ultimately of her marriage, family, and friends – and thanks to the nonstop media coverage, even her privacy. Now she lives in Vermont under the name Maggie Reid, in a small house with her cats and dog. She’s thankful for the new friends she’s made – though she can’t risk telling them too much. c. 2018

Sweet vengeance/ Fern Michaels

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Tessa Jamison couldn’t have imagined anything worse than losing her beloved twin girls and husband – until she was convicted of their murder. For 10 years, she has counted off the days in Florida’s Correctional Center for Women, fully expecting to die behind bars. Fighting to prove her innocence holds little appeal now that her family’s gone.   c. 2018

New to us “Oldies but Goodies” DVD’s added this week

Friday, August 24th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director
Curse of the Black Pearl
Kangaroo Jack
Bringing down the house
Mrs. Doubtfire
King Kong
My sister’s keeper
The green mile
Hancock
The Shawshank redemption
Christmas with the Kranks
Faceoff
Secondhand lions
What women want
Goonies
My big fat Greek wedding
Maverick
Yours, mine & ours

The guest cottage/ Nancy Thayer

Saturday, August 18th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Wendy Anderson is 35, the mother of two children, and happily married – until she discovers her husband Zack has cheated on her. Confused, angry, and lost, she rents a house on Nantucket for two summer months. When she and her children arrive at Isle Stay, she discovers that Trevor Black, 30, recently widowed, and his son Dylan, 5, have also rented the house. Neither one is willing to give up their much-needed vacations, so Wendy and Trevor devise a plan to share the house for the summer.  c. 2015

The breakdown/ B. A. Paris

Saturday, August 18th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust? It all started that night in the woods. Cass Anderson didn’t stop to help the woman in the car, and now she’s dead. Ever since, silent calls have been plaguing Cass and she’s sure someone is watching her. Consumed by guilt, she’s also starting to forget things.   c.2017

Research Center

Saturday, August 18th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Research Center4CLS provides access to a collection of high-quality, accurate, electronic resources. Business, finance, current events, magazines, newspapers, children’s periodicals, encyclopedias, almanacs, genealogy,health and wellness, job help, literature, Spanish language resources, and teachers’ resources. These resources are available at no cost to registered users of our library. Click button for link to 4CLS Research Center.