Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh: Young Stephen Huxtable, the Earl of Merton, becomes entangled in a romantic affair with Cassandra Belmont, a beautiful widow who has been accused of murdering her husband, but taking Cassandra as his wife would risk his reputation.

Marine One by James W. Huston: After the President of the United States is killed in a helicopter crash, Mike Nolan, a Marine Corps reserve helicopter pilot and civilian trial attorney, is hired to defend the European manufacturing company in a court, but his only hope to win is to discover what really caused the crash.

Nightwalkers by P. T. Deutermann: Cam Richter finds himself caught up in mischievous pranks around his land. Then the pranks turn hostile and he realizes he's a target of a killer who holds him responsible for something he didn't do. As he tries to find out why someone wants him dead, he begins to uncover the secrets of the plantation.

Winterkill by C.J. Box: In a violent Wyoming blizzard, game warden Joe Pickett finds an arrow-riddled corpse stuck to a tree. The investigation, run by federal agents with conflicting agendas and strong rivalries, leads to a group of survivalists called the Sovereign Citizens.

Razor Sharp by Fern Michaels: The Ladies of Pinewood are about to come to Lizzie's aid after she takes on a high-profile case involving some "ladies of the night" and some wealthy, arrogant customers. Even the higher courts will prove no match of seven fearless friends determined to ensure that real justice is served, Sisterhood style.

Knit Fast, Die Young by Mary Kruger: Ariadne Evans swore her sleuthing days were over after her very own knitting shop became a crime scene a few months back. But she hadn't anticipated that the Freeport Wool and Yarn Festival would become the site of another murder -- with hers truly as a prime suspect.

The Last Gunfighter Hell Town by William Johnstone: Buckskin, Nevada, was once a boom town then died a peaceful death. But when a fresh vein of silver is struck, Morgan lets himself get pinned with a tin badge at the worst possible time.

Non Fiction
In The Mind's Eye
by Elizabeth Dodd: A collection of essays in which Elizabeth Dodd examines the natural and human history of various sites in the American Southwest, southern France, and the Pacific Northwest.

Becoming Attached by Robert Karen: The book offers fresh insight into some of the most fundamental issues of emotional life, a voyage of discovery in children’s emotional development and its pertinence to adult life, and personal discovery.

Walking Your Blues Away by Thom Hartmann: A new approach to using walking to heal emotional trauma and bring forth optimal mental functioning.

American Lion
by Jon Meacham: Details the life of the seventh President of the United States, Andrew Jackson, and focuses on his political actions and choices that shaped the White House and inspired the later presidents--including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and others.

The Last Princess by Matthew Dennison: A comprehensive biography of Beatrice, the youngest daughter of England's Queen Victoria, that chronicles her life, devotion to her mother, marriage, and family.

Paul Newman: A Life by Shawn Levy: Looks at the life of Oscar-winning actor Paul Newman, discussing his youth in Cleveland, Ohio, his early acting struggles, his artistic battles, long-lasting marriage to Joanne Woodward, late-life decision to become a race car driver, and charitable work.

Eat This, Not That for Kids by David Zinczenko: Provides nutritional facts for thousands of foods from fast-food restaurants to vending machine choices that children usually enjoy; and suggests healthier alternatives.

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