Tuesday, June 30, 2009


No Warriors, No Glory by Harold Coyle: Nathan Dixon, a midcareer U.S. Army officer, discovers just how different the army that he dedicated his life to will look in the future when he is assigned the task of investigating a friendly-fire incident involving a rogue un-manned ground combat vehicle or UGV.

Torpedo Juice by Tim Dorsey: Serge Storms flees to the Florida Keys hoping to reinvent himself and start over, but Serge seems to bring a cloud of crime with him, no matter where he goes, and must try to clear his name and stay out of trouble with the police.

The Sign by Raymond Khoury: Scientists on an exploration at Antarctica witness a shimmering sphere of light in the sky enveloping the ship in a luminous blaze. A priest on a mountaintop in Egypt has a vision that repeatedly consumes him. Patrons in a bar see a glowing symbol on television. A brother's death may not be all it seemed. The world holds it's breath as Gracie and Matt chase down the story of a lifetime.

Beach Trip by Cathy Holton: As four college friends reunite in an attempt to relive the carefree days of their college years, their hidden stories are gradually revealed and they learn that they must confront their shared past and a secret that threatens their bond and their lives forever.

Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber: Lydia Goetz, owner of A Good Yarn on Seattle's Blossom Street, offers a class called Knit to Quit for people who need to quit something and start over, and finds herself dealing with a whole new set of people and problems, including a couple on the home front.

The Killing on Jubilee Terrace by Robert Barnard: Detective Inspector Charlie Peace investigates the accidental death of Vernon Watts, a cast member on the soap opera "Jubilee Terrace," who was beloved by audiences but not friendly with his colleagues, after an anonymous note suggests his death may have been murder.

The Last Child by John Hart: Thirteen-year-old Johnny Merriman searches the town after his twelve-year-old sister Alyssa disappears on her way home from the library one day, and Detective Clyde Hunt, lead cop on the case, watches over Johnny and his mother to keep them safe while the boy and his friend continue their hunt.

The Frightened Man by Kenneth Cameron: General Denton, an expatriate U.S. Civil War veteran and former frontier sheriff, teams up with social worker Janet Striker in 1900 London to investigate the brutal murder of prostitute Stella Minter and hunt down what might be the long-gone Jack the Ripper.

Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg: Helen Ames grieves over the loss of her husband with her twenty-seven-year-old daughter Tessa, but she is shocked to learn that her seemingly loyal husband led a double life and spent most of their retirement savings.

One-Perfect Day by Lauraine Snelling: Nora Peterson and Jenna Montgomery find their lives forever linked when a tragic accident on Christmas Eve leaves one grieving while the other rejoices at her daughter's second chance at life.

Yuletide Treasure by Jillian Hart: The book includes these two books: Finest Gift by Lauraine Snelling and A Blessed Season by Jillian Hart.

Unbridled Dream by Stephanie Grace Whitson: Seventeen-year-old Irma Friedrich, having been given the role of Lady Belle in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, struggles to gain her mother's approval while she is courted by the troupe's superstar, Shep Sterling.

Killer Cruise by Laura Levine: Jaine Austen wins an all-expenses-paid vacation on a fancy cruise ship in exchange for teaching three writing classes, but when the smooth-talking British dancer Graham turns up dead from an ice pick to the chest, Jaine feels she must find the killer hiding among the passengers.

Cold Choices by Larry Bond: The USS Seawolf, a Navy submarine, is watching Russians as they train for battle in the Barents Sea. Russia's Severodvinsk harasses the Seawolf and eventually they collide. The Russian submarine is damaged and the Seawolf must convince the Russians they know where it is, keep the Russians alive and keep their own submarine afloat.

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