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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 • Posted October 29, 2008

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

Dark Summer by Iris Johansen (F JOH). Suspense Fiction. “Working with a makeshift search-and-rescue operation, dedicated veterinarian Devon is thrust into a violent cat-and-mouse game involving a vengeful man of dubious trustworthiness and a wounded black Labrador’s mysterious pack.”

Extreme Measures by Vince Flynn (F FLY Rap.9). Political Suspense Fiction. “Having led a prestigious military and intelligence career, Hank Casey, a protege of counter terrorism operative Mitch Rapp, struggles with the ethics and challenges of his job when the government inexplicably turns against him.”

The Fire by Katherine Neville (F NEV). Suspense Fiction. “Summoned to her family’s Colorado hideaway for her mother’s birthday, Alexandra Solarin not only discovers that her mother is missing but that the most powerful piece of the mystical chess service that had once belonged to Charlemagne has resurfaced.”

Rough Weather by Robert B. Parker (F PAR Spe.36). Mystery Fiction. “Reluctantly escorting the gold-digging and recently separated Heidi Bradshaw to her daughter’s wedding, Boston private investigator Spenser hopes to reconnect with his beloved Susan at the wedding, but becomes enmeshed in a kidnapping plot involving his nemesis Rugar.”


Story Time is at the library Friday at 10:00.

Library hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Live Homework Help for K-Adult is available through the Library’s web site. Instead of a Library Card #, type mbeckert.

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:

Barbara Pluenneke, dressed as a prairie woman, read pioneer stories to the children at last week’s Story Time. This week Honey Bee the Clown will be at the library for a special Halloween Story Time. Children can wear their Halloween costumes. The Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library hosts Story Time at 410 Post Hill every Friday at 10:00.

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