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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 • Posted June 17, 2009

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

Brimstone by Robert B. Parker (WF PAR Col.3). Western Fiction. “Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole track down Virgil’s sweetheart Allie and the three head north to start over in the town of Brimstone.”

Last Child by John Hart (F HAR). Psychological Fiction. “After his twin sister Alyssa disappears, thirteen year-old Johnny Merrimon is determined to find her. When a second girl disappears from his rural North Carolina town, Johnny makes a discovery that sends shock waves through the community in this multi-layered tale of broken families and deadly secrets.”

Marine One by James W. Huston. (F HUS). Suspense Legal Fiction. “The President rushes across the South Lawn of the White House to Marine One to fly to Camp David late at night. His advisers plead with him not to fly during the pounding thunderstorm, but he insists. The helicopter crashes into a ravine in Maryland, killing all aboard. The government blames the European manufacturer of the helicopter and accuses them of killing the president.”

Strong Enough To Die by Jon Land (LAN). Suspense Fiction. “A deadly shooting along the Mexican border causes Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong to question her calling.”

Relentless by Dean Koontz (CD F KOO). Audio Book.

A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny (CD F PEN). Audio Book.

Resilience by Elizabeth Edwards (921 EDW). Biography.

My Remarkable Journey by Larry King (921 KIN). Biography.

Matters of the Heart by Danielle Steel (F STE). Suspense Fiction. “... top photographer Hope Dunne fights to escape a mesmerizing sociopath who holds her in his thrall after she accepts a last-minute assignment to fly to London at Christmas and photograph one of the world’s most celebrated writers—an Irish-American author known for novels of thrilling literary darkness.”

Die For You by Lisa Unger (F UNG). Romantic Suspense Fiction. “When successful novelist Isabel Raines learns that everyone that her husband worked with is dead—and that her missing husband has been legally dead for some time—she will not rest until she finds the truth about him. Who he was, where he’s gone, and how he was able to deceive her so completely.”

Medusa by Clive Cussler (F CUS). Suspense Adventure Fiction. “Kurt Austin puts the NUMAA team on a case involving a hideous series of medical experiments, an extraordinarily ambitious Chinese criminal organization, and a secret new virus that threatens to set off a worldwide pandemic.”

A Dream To Call My Own by Tracie Peterson (F PET Bri.3). Christian Romantic Fiction. “Lacy Gallatin, the youngest of the Gallatin sisters, is a woman with a mission: to find her father’s killer.”

Milagro Lane by Jay Brandon (F BRA). “The collection is a complete set of S.A. Life sections of the San Antonio Express-News containing chapters of the original serial novel by local novelist Jay Brandon. The first chapter was published in the newspaper on March 18, 2001 and continued eight days straight, followed by bi-weekly installments that ended in January 2002. An experiment by the San Antonio Express-News, the chapters were not printed from excerpts of a completed novel, but were works in progress. The characters and plot of the novella are based on San Antonio and current events.”


Library hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday - Friday.

Summer Reading Program is June 8 - June 30. Registration continues.

Read-To-Swim continues while the swimming pool is open for the Summer.

Story Time will return in the Fall.

Library Information - Location: 410 Post Hill; Phone: 325-347-5446; Fax: 325-347-6562; Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1785, Mason, TX 76856; E-mail:; Web Site:

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