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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 • Posted November 18, 2009

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary. by Elmer Kelton (WF KEL Ran.8). Western Fiction. "As Ranger Pickard learns, nothing stirs emotions in Texas as much as men stealing other men’s horses."

Other Men’s Horses

Brutal Telling: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Love and Summer

The Hidden Man

The Scarpetta Factor

9 Dragons

Blood Game


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by Iris Johansen (F JOH Dun.8) Mystery Fiction. "When a Georgia senator’s daughter is found murdered, and her body drained of blood, Eve Duncan is drawn into the web of Kevin Jelak—a serial murderer who is on Eve’s short list of killers who might know something about her missing daughter Bonnie."
by Michael Connelly (F CON Bos.14). Mystery Fiction. "The murder of John Li, a South L.A. liquor store owner, hits LAPD Detective Harry Bosch hard, and he promises Li’s family that he’ll find the killer. As he uncovers a link to a Hong Kong triad—a lethal and far-reaching crime ring that follows many immigrants to their new lives in the U.S.—his world instantly explodes and the person he holds most dear is taken from him."
by Patricia Cornwell (F COR Sca.17). Mystery Fiction. "Kay Scarpetta—now a senior forensic analyst for CNN—becomes embroiled in a surreal plot that includes a famous actor and the disappearance of a beautiful millionairess with whom her niece Lucy seems to have shared a secret past."
by David Ellis (F ELL Kol.1). Legal Suspense Fiction. "Jason Kolarich is a midwestern everyman with a linebacker’s build and an easy smart remark. He’s a young, intelligent, and successful attorney; but he’s also struggling with a horrific tragedy that threatens to unravel his own life, and possibly the lives of everyone he holds dear."
by William Trevor (F TRE). Romantic Fiction. "Living an unfulfilling existence at the side of a tragic husband, shy orphan Ellie Dillahan begins an affair that forces her to choose between an uncertain future with the man she loves and the desolate life she has built for herself."
by Louise Penny (F PEN Gam.5). Mystery Fiction. "A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier being the killer. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets long buried—but not forgotten."

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