Tuesday, March 10, 2009


Dead or Alive
by Michael McGarrity: Recently retired Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney returns to New Mexico after his business partner is killed by an escaped convict and teams up with his half-Apache son Clayton to track the ruthless criminal.

Eclipse by Richard North Patterson: Lawyer Damon Pierce risks everything to help Marissa Brand Okari, a woman he used to love, defend her husband Bobby, a charismatic freedom movement leader who has been charged with killing three workers from an American oil company in his volatile West African nation.

Born to Run by James Grippando: Miami criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck finds himself in the middle of a complicated cover-up when his father is asked to become the new Vice President of the United States after the original VP is killed in a mysterious hunting accident.

On the Grind by Stephen J. Cannell: Detective Shane Scully, accused of felony misconduct in a solicitation of murder case, chooses to resign from the Los Angeles Police Department rather than face criminal prosecution, putting his professional and personal life in turmoil.

Delia's Heart by V.C. Andrews: When Delia Yebarra is convinced by her cousin Edward to leave her small Mexican hometown and return to his world of privilege in Palm Springs, she encounters drama at the exclusive high school she attends and is introduced to the handsome son of a wealthy Mexican American politician.

Break Neck by Erica Spindler: Detectives Kitt Lundgren and her unlikeable partner, Mary Catherine Riggio, from the Violent Crimes Bureau, investigate the serial murders of young adults, but the case puts added pressure on M.C.'s personal life.

Nemesis: the final care of Eliot Ness by William Bernhardt: A serial killer becomes active just as Eliot Ness starts working as director of public safety in Cleveland, and as the decapitated, dissected bodies continue to be found, Ness takes over the case, making enemies and ruining his own life in the process.

Homes and Libraries of the Presidents by William G. Clotworthy: Identifies, describes, and provides sources of additional information to almost one hundred homes, libraries, and museums that commemorate one or more of the presidents of the United States from George Washington to George W. Bush.

Saratoga by John F. Luzader: Covers the months-long Saratoga campaign, one of the most important military operations of the American Revolution. It is an objective account of those pivotal months in American history.

Why Bad Grades Happen To Good Kids by Linda Bress Silbert: Explores not just the resolution, but the root causes, and they can be many and varied. By using short actual case studies the reader gets to see the issues through the child's eyes, and the solutions.

Lionel Trains 1970-2000: Includes 3,000 crisp color photos depicting models from the most recent period of Lionel trains and detailed listings containing current market prices and helpful rarity ratings.

O'Brian's Collecting Toys
: It includes 29 illustrated chapters, with more than 3,000 photographs encompassing over 17,000 of today's most sought-after antique toys.

Spaceship One
by Dan Linehan: This book chronicles the development of the world’s first commercial manned space program.

Air Force
by Chester G. Hearn: From its beginnings in 1907 as the Aeronautical Division of U.S. Army’s Signal Corps, which consisted of one officer and two enlisted men, the United States Air Force has grown to become the foremost aerial armed force in the world.

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