Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Delia's Crossing
by V. C. Andrews: Delia Yebarra, having lost her mother and father in a truck accident, struggles to find a place to call home goes to live with her wealthy aunt, who treats her like a servant, and her cousins, Edward, who is nice, and Sophia, who is jealous of Delia's beauty.

Strangers by Anita Brookner: Paul Sturgis sets off for a holiday in Venice, where he meets Mrs. Vicky Gardner. Upon his return to England, a former girlfriend, Sarah, reenters Paul’s life. These two women reroute Paul’s introspections and spark a transformation within him.

Knock Out by Catherine Coulter: Sheriff Ethan Merriweather goes looking for a missing little girl and soon realizes that Autumn has brought him a huge problem -- a relentless madman who has the ability to control others simply by looking at them, the madman is after Autumn and her mom.

Brimstone by Robert B. Parker: Freelance gunslingers Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch, having found Allie French working in a brothel and relocated to Brimstone, find work as deputy sheriffs, but have trouble keeping peace in the town due to an unsolved string of murders and frequent disagreements between the local saloon owner and preacher.

Fugative by Phillip Margolin: Attorney Amanda Jaffe must find a way to keep her client alive long enough to defend him after she accepts a large retainer to represent Charlie Marsh, a petty crook who fled the U.S. twelve years earlier.

The Lovers by John Connolly: Charlie Parker, forced to give up his private investigator's license, takes a job in a bar and begins to examine his own past and the events surrounding his father's suicide.

Matters of the Heart by Danielle Steel: Photographer Hope Dunne accepts an assignment to photograph author Finn O'Neill, and shortly after meeting him, she falls in love and is whisked away to his estate where she begins to question things he has told her about his past and starts to think that he may not be the man she thought he was.

Liberty and Tyranny
by Mark R. Levin: Presents a series of essays that argue for politically conservative perspectives with regard to liberty and topics such as health care, global warming, immigration, and the economy.

Medical Myths That Can Kill You by Nancy L. Snyderman, M.D.: Dr. Nancy Snyderman offers clear, practical, scientifically proven advice to help people lead a happier, healthier life, while addressing common medical myths that can put people at risk.

The Brain edited by Kenneth Partridge: A series of articles that cover the structure, functions, and historic approaches to study; mapping the mind: advances in Brain-Imaging Technology; brain development from infancy to adulthood; how the brain processes languages; the brain and aging; and efforts to understand human consciousness.

The American History Cookbook by Mark H. Zanger: Traces the history of American cooking through commentary and recipes, featuring fifty chronologically arranged chapters on historical themes and topics, covering a period that ranges from 1200 through the 1970s, each with step-by-step instructions for three or more recipes.

Heydrich: The Face of Evil by Mario R. Dederichs: Reinhard Heydrich, a leading figure within the Nazi Party, he was responsible more than Himmler for the planning and execution of the Holocaust.

The Depression Cure by Dr. Stephen S. Ilardi, PhD.: In many respects, modern Americans should be among the happiest people in the history of the world. Ominously, the rate of depression has been on the rise for decades. What has changed?

Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton: Recounts events during which, immediately after the attacks of September 11, 2001, a small group of U.S. Special Forces soldiers entered Afghanistan on horseback to capture the city of Mazar-i-Sharif and were ambushed in a battle in which they were outnumbered forty to one.

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