» Archive for June, 2019

Murder once removed (Ancestry Detective; #1) / S. C. Perkins

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Except for a good taco, genealogist Lucy Lancaster loves nothing more than tracking down her clients’ long-dead ancestors, and her job has never been so exciting as when she discovers a daguerreotype photograph and a journal proving Austin, Texas, billionaire Gus Halloran’s great-great-grandfather was murdered back in 1849. What’s more, Lucy is able to tell Gus who was responsible for his ancestor’s death.

Light over London/ Julia Kelly

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cara Hargreaves has buried herself in the antique world to hide from her stalled life, but when she discovers a long-forgotten 1940s diary, her world will change in ways she could never have imagined….

1941: It is the Second World War, and Louise Keene’s small Cornish village is full of soldiers. Among them is the dashing RAF pilot Paul Bolton, who sweeps her off her feet, only to be deployed days later. Desperate not to be another girl pining for her sweetheart, Louise runs away to join the army, never imaging she would end up watching the pitch-black skies of London as a gunner girl….

 

Deep harbor/ Fern Michaels

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

book cover of Deep Harbor

When Carol Ann “CJ” Jansen lost her beloved older brother, Kick, in a boating accident, she came adrift. Kick had taken on the role of caring for his little sister after their parents were killed in a car crash. Inheriting half his fortune has left CJ financially secure – yet needing a purpose. As administrative assistant to powerful congressman Snapper Lewis, she’s immersed herself in the exciting and often tumultuous world of politics.  But suddenly, the career that anchors her life is threatened. CJ stumbles upon information that could implicate her boss in corruption.

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Monday, June 24th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

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The matriarch: Barbara Bush and the making of an American dynasty / Susan Page

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies and an entire political era. Written by USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau chief Susan Page, this biography is informed by more than one hundred interviews with Bush friends and family members, hours of conversation with Mrs. Bush herself in the final six months of her life, and access to her diaries that spanned decades.

You don’t own me (Under suspicion; #6) / Mary Higgins Clark

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When we last saw Laurie Moran, she had recently become engaged to her show’s former host, Alex Buckley. Since then, the two have been happily planning a summer wedding and honeymoon, preparing for Alex’s confirmation to a federal judicial appointment, and searching for the perfect New York City home for their new life together.  But then Laurie is approached by Robert and Cynthia Bell, parents of Dr. Martin Bell, a famously charming and talented physician who was shot dead as he pulled into the driveway of his Greenwich Village carriage house five years ago.

Cemetery Road / Greg Iles

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

book cover of Cemetery RoadWhen Marshall McEwan left his Mississippi hometown at eighteen, he vowed never to return. The trauma that drove him away spurred him to become one of the most successful journalists in Washington, DC. But as the ascendancy of a chaotic administration lifts him from print fame to television stardom, Marshall discovers that his father is terminally ill, and he must return home to face the unfinished business of his past.

The Cornwalls are gone / James Patterson

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In her career as an Army intelligence officer, Amy Cornwall has seen haunting sights half a world away. None compare to the chilling scene at her Virginia home. It is empty. A phone rings with a terrifying ultimatum: locate and liberate an unnamed captive in forty-eight hours, or her kidnapped husband and ten-year-old daughter are dead.

The perfect dress / Carolyn Brown

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In the small town of Celeste, Texas, Mitzi Taylor has never quite fit inside the lines. Nearly six feet tall, flame-haired, and with a plus-size spirit to match every curve, she’s found her niche: a custom wedding-dress boutique catering to big brides-to-be with big dreams. Taking the plunge alongside her two best friends, she’s proud they’ve turned The Perfect Dress into a perfect success.

The things we cannot say / Kelly Rimmer

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In 1942, Europe remains in the relentless grip of war. Just beyond the tents of the Russian refugee camp she calls home, a young woman speaks her wedding vows. It’s a decision that will alter her destiny…and it’s a lie that will remain buried until the next century.