Monthly Archives: November 2016

Chaos – Patricia Cornwell

#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell returns with the remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, twenty-six-year-old Elisa Vandersteel is killed while riding her bicycle along the Charles River. It appears she was struck by lightning—except the weather is perfectly clear with not a cloud in sight. Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the Cambridge Forensic Center’s director and chief, decides at the scene that this is no accidental ...

Morning Snow – Ronald Paul Speakes

An eccentric young man comes of age in Michigan during the time of the Vietnam War. Thomas Tarakhanov Teniers, known as Tati, the grandson of a Russian immigrant and an American Episcopal minister, faces a war fought in a distant land. It was a time for Tati to try to be rebelliously different in a time of rebellion, to change in his own way in a time of change, to find a way to fight for human rights in a time of civil rights protests, ...

The Ritual of the Four – Carla Trueheart

2016 International Book Awards Finalist Silver Seal Winner For sixteen-year-old Shaw Huntley, a normal day includes running from two men who want to kill him. Shaw has a dark ability: using only the power of his mind, and visualizing a specific gold and jeweled dagger, he can telekinetically cut or slice objects. If he gets angry enough, he can even cut people. Unfortunately, the two men chasing him murdered his father in search of the physical gold dagger currently in Shaw’s possession—and they will stop ...

Born a Crime – Trevor Noah

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors ...

Trajectory Book 1 – Robert M. Campbell

Four mining ships are making the slow return to Mars from operations in the asteroid belt. Back on the planet, a group of students discover a mysterious object in space in an impossible orbit. The crew of the Lighthouse space station are shocked by a devastating accident that throws their routine into chaos as they strive to get their ships safely home. Cut off from Earth, the sub-surface Martian Colony of New Providence suddenly finds itself in peril from something hostile and unknown. Is it ...

Moonglow – Michael Chabon

“This book is beautiful.” — A.O. Scott, New York Times Book Review, cover review “An exuberant meld of fiction and family history.” — Hamilton Cain, O Magazine Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us. In 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon traveled to his mother’s home ...

Something Is Rotten In Fettig – Jere Krakoff

In this satirical novel, a kosher butcher with a pathological aversion to conflict does something that unwittingly propels him into a conflict with every branch of government. When he fails to undo what he has done, he is indicted by a Secret Blind Jury for crimes against the Republic, arrested by the National Constabulary, and consigned to the notorious Purgatory House of Detention to await trial. Later, the angst-ridden butcher is prosecuted by an ethically-challenged Prosecutor General, tried before a habitually pro-prosecution Judge, and defended ...

The Case Of The Disappearing Corpses – Alan Hardy

Another puzzling, fiendishly complicated mystery for Inspector Cullot and his world-famous Team to solve… Can the Inspector, together with Sergeant Watkins and Cullot’s gorgeous daughter Stephanie, solve the mystery of the corpse that disappeared? Such a mind-boggling mystery is soon followed by a whole series of disappearing corpses being reported all over London… And, worst of all, is the fourth member of Scotland Yard’s top-notch Team, namely the bumbling, bemused PC Blunt, the actual murderer? Is the love of Cullot’s life, the still stunningly attractive ...