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Wednesday, July 7, 2010 • Posted July 7, 2010

NEW ARRIVALS – Quotes are from the publishers summary.

Cross Roads by Fern Michaels (F MIC Sis.18). Suspense Fiction. "It’s been a year and a half since the women of the Sisterhood received their presidential pardons, but the freedom they craved has come at a high price. The impossibly lucrative positions handed out to them by the mysterious Global Securities company have turned out to be golden handcuffs — scattering them around the world, cutting off communication, and leaving them in miserable isolation."

The God of the Hive by Laurie R. King (F KIN Rus.10). Mystery Fiction. "Maintaining tenuous contact only by means of coded messages and cryptic notes with her husband, Sherlock Holmes, and with Holmes’ young granddaughter in her safekeeping, Russell will have to call on instincts she didn’t know she had as the famous husband and wife sleuths are pursued by a killer immune from the sting of justice."

The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore (921 MOO). Biography. "Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation."

Black Cat by Martha Grimes (F GRI Jur.22). Mystery Fiction. "Jury investigates the death of a young escort who has been murdered behind a local pub. The only witness is the establishment’s black cat, who gives neither crook nor clue as to the girl’s identity or her killer’s."

In Harm’s Way by Irene Hannon (F HAN Her.3). Christian Fiction. "…Rachel Sutton is an enigma. She seems normal when she shows up at the FBI office in St. Louis—until she produces a tattered Raggedy Ann doll she found and tells him she thinks something is wrong because of a strange feeling of terror it gives her when she touches it."

Inn at Angel Island by Thomas Kinkade (F KIN Ang.1). Romantic Fiction. "Liza Martin arrives on Angel Island to sell the inn she and her brother inherited from their aunt, so she can bolt back to her busy life in Boston. But back home awaits a broken marriage and an unstable career. The more time she spends on Angel Island, and with every local she meets, the more she finds herself enjoying the tranquility of the place."

Lightkeeper’s Daughter by Colleen Coble (F COB Mer.1). Domestic Fiction. "Addie Sullivan leads a quiet life in a northern California lighthouse. She mourns the death of her father and endures her mother’s bitterness, until the night a storm brings an injured stranger and a dark secret to her home."

Sheen on the Silk by Anne Perry (F PER). Historical Fiction. "Arriving in the ancient Byzantine city in the year 1273, Anna Zarides has only one mission: to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill Bessarion, a nobleman. Disguising herself as a eunuch named Anastasius, Anna moves freely about in society, using her skills as a physician to maneuver close to the key players involved in her brother’s fate."

LIBRARY NOTES

Story Time will be held again starting 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: masonlibrary@verizon.net; Web Site: http://bcls.tsl.state.tx.us/mason.

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