Monday, August 20, 2007

New Titles This Week!

Check out the new books arriving this week! To place a hold on any book, please call us at 817-748-8243.

The Burnt House by Faye Kellerman
Following the crash of a commuter plane into an apartment building, Los Angeles Police Lt. Peter Decker tried to calm the people of the community, although he had many unanswered questions. Was it terrorism or mechanical failure? Months afterward, he still had no answers. With all the bodies recovered except Roseanne Dresden, the flight attendant, Roseanne's parents insisted foul play was involved. The investigation leads Decker and Rina down dangerous pathways filled with dead ends and deadly consequences.

Sanctuary by Raymound Khoury
Naples, 1750. Three men burst into a man's home demanding that he reveal his closely guarded secret. The man escapes, leaving behind a raging pursuer. Iraq, 2003. A U.S. Army unit discovers the hidden lab of a Mengele-like scientist and dozens of bodies of men, women, and children. The symbol of a snake devouring its own tail is scratched on a cell wall. Lebanon, 2006. Martha Hammond, an archaeology professor, is kidnapped. These three storylines collide to reveal hidden knowledge that has been pursued for centuries.

Still Summer by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Tracy, Olivia, and Holly had been the 'it' girls back in their high school days. Everyone wanted to be like them or know them. Now, 20 years later, their friendship still flourished. When Olivia's wealthy husband died, she suggested a reunion cruise to the Caribbean on her luxury sailboat. What should have been a wonderful adventure instead turned deadly and they soon found themselves in a fight for survival as they battled the elements, dwindling food and water supplies, modern day piracy, and their own frailties.

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