Wednesday, June 3, 2009



by Heather Graham: Jessy Sparhawk is haunted by the ghost of the murdered man who fell onto her while she stood at a craps table, and involves herself in the a murder investigation being led by Private Detective Dillon Wolf which takes them to a desert, ghost town called Indigo.

Still Life
by Joy Fielding: Interior designer Casey Marshall, severely injured and left in a coma after being hit by a car, can still hear what is going on around her, and finds herself privy to some very disturbing information--including the fact that someone may have tried to kill her.

Boneman's Daughter by Ted Dekker: Intelligence officer Ryan Evans, having spent time in Fallujah as the captive of insurgents who forced him to learn to kill by breaking bones and leaving victims to die, returns to find himself under suspicion when a serial killer who employs the same method of murder begins abducting young girls--including Evans' own estranged daughter.

Deadlock by Iris Johansen: It begins with a mission when Emily and her partner, Joel Levy, and the crew are attacked and held hostage by a captor who is determined to find the missing link to a legendary treasure. Jon Garrett is a hired to save Emily and Joel and is soon catapulted into unraveling the truth behind a bigger conspiracy...or dies trying.

Miss Julies Delivers the Goods by Ann B. Ross: When naïve Hazel Marie, the former mistress of Miss Julia's first husband, learns that her flulike symptoms have another cause, it's up to the enterprising Miss Julia to patch things up between Hazel Marie and her estranged PI boyfriend, J.D. Pickens. Meanwhile, a burglary at the house of lawyer Sam Murdoch, Miss Julia's second husband, means trouble.

Look Again by Lisa Scottoline: Reporter Ellen Gleeson is stunned when she sees her adopted son Will on a "Have You Seen This Child?" flier and must decide if she is willing to uncover the truth about her son's birth and possibly risk losing him forever.

The Geometry of Sisters by Luanne Rice: After her husband dies and her eldest daughter, Carrie, runs away, Maggie Shaw moves her remaining brood-level-headed Travis and troubled Beck-from Ohio to Newport, R.I., where she will teach English at the prestigious Newport Academy, where the kids also enroll.

The Perfect Poison by Amanda Quick: Lucinda Bromley is plagued by rumors that she poisoned her fiancé, but manages to keep tending her beloved plants and occasionally consulting on a murder investigation. The death of a lord, by a poison from a plant that was stolen from her conservatory, leads her and Caleb Jones into an investigation concerning the early days of the Arcane Society and a deadly conspiracy.

Malice by Lisa Jackson: Detective Rick Bentz awakens in the hospital following an accident to see his first wife, Jennifer, who died twelve years earlier, standing in the room, and when a copy of her death certificate arrives in the mail emblazoned with a red question mark, Bentz travels in search of the truth--falling right into the trap of a vengeful killer.

The Well and the Mine by Gin Phillips: In 1931, a miner's family in Alabama tries to make it through the Depression while dealing with racial tension in their small town, the possibility of a disastrous mining accident, and the discovery of a dead infant in their well.

The Diary by Eileen Goudge: When the two grown daughters of Elizabeth Marshall discover an old diary of their mother’s in her attic, it comes as a shock to learn that the true love of Elizabeth’s life was not their father.

Borderline by Nevada Barr: Anna Davidson is on administrative leave and the bright spot in her life is her husband Paul. Hoping the warmth and the adventure of a raft trip in Big Bend National Park will lift her spirits, they float on the Rio Grande. But, in the downed branches between two boulders, more dead than alive, is a pregnant woman.

The Dakota Cipher by William Dietrich: Ethan Gage returns home to investigate the Louisiana Territory for Napoleon, who maintains it was sold back to France, and with the help of Norwegian, Magnus Bloodhammer, encounter British loyalists, hostile Indians, and disciples of an Egyptian snake cult.

Michal by Jill Eileen Smith: Soon after Michal, the daughter of King Saul falls in love with a young harpist named David, he is forced to flee the kingdom, and Michal is left alone to deal with her father's unpredictable moods, compete with her beautiful older sister, and wonder whether she and David will ever be reunited.

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