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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 • Posted June 16, 2010

NEW ARRIVALS – Quotes are from the publishers summary.

This Body of Death by Elizabeth George (F GEO Lyn.16). Mystery Fiction. "On compassionate leave after the murder of his wife, Thomas Lynley is called back to Scotland Yard when the body of a woman is found stabbed and abandoned in an isolated London cemetery. While Lynley works on the case in London, his former colleagues Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata follow the murder trail south to the New Forest—and to an outcome that is both tragic and shocking."

Nowhere to Run by C. J. Box (F BOX Pic.10). Suspense Fiction. "Joe Pickett’s in his last week as the temporary game warden in the town of Baggs, Wyoming, but there have been strange things going on in the mountains, and his conscience won’t let him leave without checking them out: reports of camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. And then there’s the runner who simply vanished one day."

Deliver Us From Evil by David Baldacci (F BAL Jam.2). Spy Suspense Fiction. "Evan Waller is a monster and his latest business venture could lead to millions of deaths all over the globe unless he can be stopped by two mysterious operatives who are unaware of each other’s mission."

Without Mercy by Lisa Jackson (F JAC). Mystery Fiction. "In order to keep an eye on her half-sister, Shaylee, Julia Farentino takes a job at an elite boarding school in Oregon known for turning wayward kids around. Julia is suspicious of the school, because she knows of one student who disappeared, and has never been found. Soon she uncovers disturbing information about previous students."

The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker (F DEK). Mystery Fiction. "When a serial killer claims his fourth victim, FBI Special Agent Brad Raines contacts the Center for Wellness and Intelligence, a psychiatric hospital for gifted but troubled individuals. As he profiles the killer, who taunts authorities by leaving bridal veils at his crime scenes, Raines is assisted by Paradise, a young schizophrenic with the ability to experience the victims’ final moments. Events start getting extremely personal to Raines when a friend becomes the killer’s next target."

Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson (F STI Sal.3). Suspense Fiction. "If and when Lisbeth Salander recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot revenge—against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life."

Executive Intent by Dale Brown (F BRO Riz.16). Adventure Fiction. "When the United States develops a new, state-of-the-art missile defense weapon, it threatens global stability and pits the world’s superpowers in a contest for dominance in the space around Earth’s orbit."

Wrecked by Carol Higgins Clark (F CLA Rei.13). Mystery Fiction. "When Regan Reilly and her husband Jack join his siblings at his parents’ vacation home on Cape Cod, it turns out to be anything but a relaxing time."

LIBRARY NOTES

Story Time will be held again starting in the Fall.

Read To Swim and "Catch the Reading Express" Summer Reading continue.

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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