» Archive for March, 2019

Wild card (Stone Barrington; #49) by Stuart Woods

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Stone Barrington and his latest paramour are enjoying a peaceful country retreat when their idyll is broken by an unwelcome stranger. He was sent by an enemy, someone who’d be happy to silence Stone and all his collaborators for good . . . only it’s soon clear that Stone is not an easy man to target.

The library of lost and found by Phaedera Patrick

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Librarian Martha Storm has always found it easier to connect with books than people – though not for lack of trying. She keeps careful lists of how to help others in her superhero-themed notebook. And yet, sometimes it feels like she’s invisible.  All of that changes when a book of fairy tales arrives on her doorstep. Inside, Martha finds a dedication written to her by her best friend – her grandmother Zelda – who died under mysterious circumstances years earlier.

Lethal white (Cormoran Strike; #4) by Robert Galbraith

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike’s office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic.

Four County Library System DVD Circuit

Monday, March 25th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Image result for dvd clip artThe DVD Circuit is a collection of videos offered by the Four County Library System.  These 60 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in June 2019.

  • Tremors 4: the legend begins
  • Deadpool 2
  • Manchester by the sea
  • The red tent
  • Maya the bee: the honey games
  • Jumanji: welcome to the jungle

Click on this link vp32  for a listing of all DVD circuit movies available.

The Magnolia Inn by Carolyn Brown

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Inheriting the Magnolia Inn, a Victorian home nestled in the East Texas pines, is a fantasy come true for Jolene Broussard. After living with the guilt of failing to rescue her self-destructive mother, Jolene knows her aunt and uncle’s B&B is the perfect jump start for a new life and a comforting place to call home. There’s just one hitch: stubborn and moody carpenter Tucker Malone. He’s got a half interest in the Magnolia Inn, and he’s planting his dusty cowboy boots squarely in the middle of her dream.

We must be brave by Frances Liardet

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

December, 1940. As German bombs fall on Southampton, the city’s residents flee to the surrounding villages. In Upton village, amid the chaos, newly married Ellen Parr finds a girl sleeping, unclaimed at the back of an empty bus. Little Pamela, it seems, is entirely alone.

Ellen has always believed she does not want children, but when she takes Pamela into her home the child cracks open the past Ellen thought she had escaped and the future she and her husband, Selwyn, had dreamed for themselves.

I owe you one by Sophie Kinsella

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Fixie Farr can’t help herself. Straightening a crooked object, removing a barely-there stain, helping out a friend . . . she just has to put things right. It’s how she got her nickname, after all.

So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, Fixie not only agrees, she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank her, the computer’s owner, Sebastian, scribbles her an IOU – but of course Fixie never intends to call in the favour.

The wedding guest (Alex Delawre; # 34) by Jonathan Kellerman

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a fine homicide detective, but when he needs to get into the mind of a killer, he leans on the expertise of his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. While Sturgis has a knack for piecing together the details of a crime, Delaware can decipher the darkest intents driving the most vicious of perpetrators. And there’s no better place for the doctor’s analytical skills to shine than a rowdy hall full of young men and women intoxicated on life and lust . . . and suddenly faced with the specter of death.

Searching for you (Orphan Train; #3) by Jody Hedlund

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In 1850, Sophie Neumann flees New York with her two young charges after witnessing a crime. Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm when an old friend shows up, pleading for help. But how can he help her when mounting debts and past scars still haunt him?

The golden tresses of the dead (Flavia de Luce; #10) by Alan Bradley

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Flavia de Luce, the twelve-year-old chemist and amateur detective is eager to turn professional. She and her father’s valet, Dogger, have founded a detective agency, Arthur Dogger & Associates, and unexpectedly cut into their first case during the revelry at her sister Ophelia’s wedding reception