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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 • Posted August 4, 2010

NEW ARRIVALS – Quotes are from the publishers summary.

Live to Tell: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel by Lisa Gardner (F GAR War.4) Mystery Fiction.

Captive Queen by Alison Weir (F WEI). Historical Fiction. "The author harks back to the twelfth century with a sensuous and tempestuous tale that brings vividly to life England’s most passionate and destructive royal couple: Eleanor of Aquitaine and King Henry II."

The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke (F BUR Rob.18) Mystery Fiction. "Beloved Burke hero Detective Dave Robicheaux returns to New Iberia to solve a series of grisly murders."

The Whisperers by John Connolly (F CON Par.9). Suspense Fiction. "On the border between Maine and Canada, a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place. Drugs, cash, weapons, even people— and something ancient and powerful and evil..."

Rules of Betrayal by Christopher Reich (F REI Ran.3). Spy Story. "In 1980, a secret American B-52 crashes high in a remote mountain range on the Pakistan, Afghanistan border. Nearly thirty years later, and spanning locales from those peaks to New York City, a terrible truth will be revealed."

Wrecker by Clive Cussler (F CUS Bel.2). Adventure Fiction. "Investigating a series of attacks on the Southern Pacific Railroad’s Cascades express lines, Detective Bell learns of the existence of an elusive saboteur who recruits and murders his own accomplices while engineering schemes of maximum havoc."

They’re Watching by Gregg Hurwitz (F HUR). Psychological Fiction. "All Patrick Davis ever wanted to do was make movies. But after he got his big break and sold his first screenplay, his life collapsed. His Hollywood dreams crumble almost immediately, sending him back to his dreary day job, and also he finds his storybook marriage on the rocks. Then, ominous DVDs start being delivered to him, DVDs which show that someone is watching him and his wife, that the two of them are being stalked and recorded by cameras hidden around and within their house."

Lion by Nelson DeMille (F DEM Cor.5). Suspense Fiction. "Asad Khalil, the notorious Libyan terrorist otherwise known as "The Lion," has returned to America to make good on his threats and take care of unfinished business. John Corey, former NYPD Homicide detective and special agent for the Anti-Terrorist Task Force, will stop at nothing to find and kill Khahil."


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:; Web Site:

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