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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 • Posted August 19, 2009

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

The Deep Blue Sea For Beginners by Luanne Rice (F RIC). Psychological Fiction. “Years ago, Lyra Davis left behind a world of wealth and privilege and the people she loved most in the world, unable to reconcile the expectations of her celebrated family with the longings of her own wild heart. Now she lives quietly among a community of expatriates on the isle of Capri—until her daughter Pell travels across an ocean to find the mother she remembers and the deeper truths they all need so desperately.”

The Defector by Daniel Silva (F SIL All.9). Suspense Fiction. “Gabriel Allon’s idyllic world is once again thrown into turmoil with shocking news from London. The defector and former Russian intelligence officer Grigori Bulganov, who saved Gabriel’s life in Moscow, has vanished without a trace.”

Hot Pursuit by Suzanne Brockmann (F BRO Tro.15). Romantic Suspense Fiction. “After a political controversy generates a blizzard of hate mail and death threats, Alyssa Locke mobilizes her squad of moonlighting Navy SEALs (a.k.a. Troubleshooters, Inc.) in New York City.”

The Siege by Stephen White (F WHI Gre.17). Suspense Fiction. “As a lovely weekend approaches on the Yale campus it appears that a number of students—including the sons of both the Secretary of the Army and newest Supreme Court justice—may have gone missing. Attention quickly focuses on the fortress-like tomb of one of Yale’s secret societies.”

Storm Cycle by Iris Johansen (F JOH). Suspense Fiction. “Rachel Kirby, a computer genius whose beloved twin sister is dying from a chronc illness, receives a mysterious email from archeologist John Tanek who sits trapped inside a collapsed Egyptian tomb with a functioning laptop thousands of miles away. It turns out the collapse was no accident. John has discovered something very valuable in that tomb, something that humankind has been searching for throughout history, something that Rachel could use as it may hold the key to her sister’s cure—if they both can stay alive long enough to unravel the ancient mystery.”

Something Missing by Matthew Dicks (F DIC). Suspense Fiction. “A career criminal with OCD tendencies and a savant-like genius for bringing order to his crime scenes, Martin considers himself one of the best in the business. Of course, he only takes items that will go unnoticed by the homeowners. Even though he has never met these homewoners, he’s spent hours in their houses, looking through their photo albums and reading their journals. He’s developed a friendship of sorts with them, and accordingly he decides to intervene though it means breaking many of his twitchy, neurotic rules.”

LIBRARY NOTES

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

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: masonlibrary@verizon.net; Web Site: http://bcls.tsl.state.tx.us/mason.

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