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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 • Posted July 14, 2010

NEW ARRIVALS – Quotes are from the publishers summary.

Death Echo by Elizabeth Lowell (F LOW Kil.5). Historical Fiction. "The story of a fiery young woman fighting to reunite her family and reclaim their ancestral home during the war for Irish Independence"

Supreme Justice by Phillip Margolin (F MAR). Political Suspense Fiction. "Attorney Brad Miller, FBI agent Keith Evans, and private investigator Dana Cutler untangle a five-year-old murder case involving a ghost ship and the President’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court."

9th Judgment by James Patterson (F PAT Wom.9). Mystery Fiction. "A young mother and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down while returning to their car in the garage of a shopping mall. The same night, the wife of A-list actor Marcus Dowling is woken by a cat burglar and in just seconds there is a nearly empty safe, a lifeless body, and another mystery that throws San Francisco into hysteria."

The Walk by Richard Paul Evans (F EVA Wal.1). Diary Fiction. "What would you do if you lost everything—your job, your home, and the love of your life—all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he’s tempted by his darkest thoughts but then decides to take a walk, heading for the farthest point on his map: Key West, Florida. The people he encounters along the way, and the lessons they share with him, will save his life."

Lonestar Homecoming by Colleen Coble (F COB Lon.3). Christian Fiction. "With nothing but five dollars and the wedding dress she’s wearing, Gracie Lister flees with her daughter by train to West Texas..."

Spring’s Renewal by Shelley Shepard Gray (F GRA Sea.2). Christian Fiction. "Tim Graber arrives in Sugarcreek to help his aunt and uncle with spring planting. At first, Tim doesn’t fit in with his many cousins and their crowded lifestyle."

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom (F GRI). Historical Fiction. "When both of her parents die in route to emigrating from Ireland to America, seven-year-old Lavinia is sent to live on a tobacco plantation. Living and working with the plantation’s slaves, she forms a deep bond with Belle, the master’s illegitimate child. Eventually, though, Lavinia is invited to live in the home, where she discovers the tragic differences between the master’s family and the slaves."

Backseat Saints by Joshilyn Jackson (F JAC). Domestic Fiction. "After a gypsy predicts that Rose’s violent husband will kill her, Rose grabs a gun and her dog Gretel and sets out on a cross-country escape, following messages that her missing mother has left for her and unraveling family secrets."

Strong Justice by Jon Land (F LAN Str.2). Suspense Fiction. "A Mexican girl on the run from human traffickers brings fifth-generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong to the sleepy border town where her legendary grandfather once worked, a region that hides a deadly weapon with a potential to give a new enemy the means to terrorize the United States."

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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