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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 • Posted June 24, 2009

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (F BRA Fla.1). Mystery Fiction. “Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, must exonerate her father of murder. Armed with more than enough knowledge to tie two distant deaths together and examine new suspects, she begins a search that will lead her all the way to the King of England himself.”

Knock Out by Catherine Coulter (F COU FBI 13). Suspense Fiction. “FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock are back in this electrifying thriller as they attempt to keep Autumn Backman, a seven-year-old telepath, from falling into the hands of her uncle and his growing army of exploited children.”

Wicked Prey by John Sandford (F SAN Pre.19). Mystery Fiction. “Danger stalks Lucas Davenport at work and all too close to home when petty thief and paraplegic Randy Whitcomb targets Lucas’s pretty fourteen-year-old adopted daughter and a young man with the .50 caliber sniper rifle and the right-wing-crazy background roams through the city filled with the most powerful politicians on earth . . .”

Face of Betrayal by Lis Wiehl (F WIE Tri.1). Mystery Fiction. “While home on Christmas break, a seventeen-year-old Senate page takes her dog out for a walk and never returns. Though authorities think Katie might have been kidnapped or run away, those theories shatter when Katie’s blog is uncovered. they reveal a girl troubled by a mysterious relationship with an older man, possible a U.S. Senator.”

Relentless by Dean Koontz (F KOO). Suspense Fiction. “Facing an inexorable assault on far more than his life, successful family man and bestselling novelist Cullen “Cubby” Greenwich finds himself in a desperate struggle with relentless sociopath and reclusive critic Shearman Waxx.”

The Neighbor by Lisa Gardner (F GAR). Suspense Fiction. “A young mother, blond and pretty, disappears without a trace from her South Boston home, leaving behind her four-year-old daughter as the only witness and her handsome, secretive husband as the prime suspect.”


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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