Thursday, February 19, 2009

another Bookworm

Since I didn't post a Bookworm last week, you get two this week!

SCARPETTA by Patricia Cornwell: Former forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta takes a case in New York in which a patient in a psychiatric prison asks to speak to her about wounds he claims were inflicted during a murder he did not commit, and after talking with the man, she starts to believe he is telling the truth and a serial killer is on the loose.

CROSSROADS by Belva Plain: Gwen Wright and Jewel Fairchild, their lives intersect, and eventually Jewel marries a wealthy man and discovers that money can't buy happiness. Gwen, meanwhile, marries a poor but honest man—but she still finds herself drawn to Jewel's husband, and the foursome is soon tangled in a web of deceit.

MR MONK IS MISERABLE by Lee Goldberg: Monk accompanies Natalie on a tour of France. In fact, Monk announces that he wants to visit the sewers of Paris. The only problem is that their explorations lead them to another hidden world below the Parisian streets: the catacombs, filled with aging skulls and bones.

BAMBOO AND BLOOD by James Church: Inspector O is obliged to play host to an Israeli agent in Pyongyang, but when the wife of a North Korean diplomat dies in Pakistan, Inspector O is asked to investigate--but is told to avoid asking about missiles.

KINCADE’S BLOOD by Michael Chandler: Kincade is shot by his childhood adversary, Logan, and left in the desert. Logan terrorizes the West and Kincade struggles to save those he can. Joined by his friends, Kincade learns the meaning of brotherhood.

DEADLY GIFT by Heather Graham: Caer Cavannaugh is brought from Ireland to nurse ailing millionaire Sean O'Riley. When O'Riley's business partner goes missing, family friend Zach Flynn arrives and Caer, determined to help him, becomes enmeshed in a mystery of the past and present and an evil spirit.

BLACK OPS by W.E.B. Griffin: After learning of the assassination of an investigative reporter, along with a series of attempts on other government affiliates, Delta Force Lieutenant Colonel C.G. Castillo heads the Office of Organizational Analysis in an attempt to find a link between the crimes, but quickly discovers that he is the next likely target.

LOOKING FOR TROUBLE ADVENTURES IN A BROKEN WORLD by Ralph Peters: Ralph Peters recounts the more remarkable experiences he has had during his travels as an intelligence officer for the United States military.

by Michael Schoby: Offers an analysis to help hunters of all skill levels determine which rifle is best for them. Provides detailed information on finding a great gun threat suits an individual style and is most effective for the terrain and deer you hunt.

FISHING KNOTS by Lefty Kreh: Learn how to tie dozens of knots as a critical part of the fisherman's rig. A complete guide to tying essential knots for light tackles and flies fishing.

FORTS OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS by Jeff Barnes: An up-to-date guide to the critical forts of the Indian campaigns of the late nineteenth century. A valuable combination of history and travel guide.

BACKPACKER & HIKER’S HANDBOOK by William Kemsley Jr.: A photo-illustrated guide to backpacking and hiking that covers preparation, setting up camp, purifying water, dealing with weather, health and safety, insect and plant nuisances, risks on trails, hiking groups, and other related topics.

500 IDEAS FOR SMALL SPACES by Kimberly Seldon: Offers five hundred design ideas for spaces under one thousand square feet, covering living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms, home offices, kids' rooms, entryways, halls, utility areas, outdoor spaces, and open concept homes.

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BIRD WATCHING by Alicia King: This book provides answers to the most-often asked questions ranging from what to wear, to where to go,
and how to make the best use of your binoculars, field guide, and backyard feeder.

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