Monthly Archives: February 2018

Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden.

Execution of Justice – Patrick Dent

John Drake races across the globe, one heart-pounding step behind the loathsome Tartus, a human trafficker who has abducted a congressman’s daughter. Behind Drake is a trail of brutally murdered covert operatives. Ahead lies an impenetrable global syndicate of the world’s most dangerous men. Disavowed by the US government, Drake is determined to deliver his own brand of justice to these ruthless thugs. Tracking the most powerful enemy he has ever faced, Drake stumbles into the center of a CIA plot to incite a war ...

Night Moves – Jonathan Kellerman

The master of the psychological thriller makes all the right moves in this new novel of spellbinding suspense. Even with all his years of experience, LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis knows there are crimes his skill and savvy cannot solve alone. That’s when he calls on brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware to read between the lines, where the darkest motives lurk. And if ever the good doctor’s insight is needed, it’s at the scene of a murder as baffling as it is brutal. There’s no spilled ...

The Order – John Mayer

Crusading Advocate Brogan McLane’s life is turned upside down by the discovery of a mute child, believed to have been trafficked as a diamond mule. In this fast paced thriller McLane’s blood brother is in the frame for smuggling the child, McLane is torn between trusting his oldest ally and damning evidence against him. Meanwhile McLane’s bereaved wife takes on the role of mother, an action that is to change all of their lives forever. Can they protect this child from further harm, or will ...

Living with Depression – Nick Weatherhogg

I have suffered from a quite severe form of depression for more than 7 years now – so severe in fact that I am currently unable to work (despite having a wife and four children to try to support). I have therefore used my time writing this book. Being ill for this long shows I do not have magic answers for you … but it does mean I understand; and it means that maybe I have learned to survive, to keep going, to look for ...

The Square and the Tower – Niall Ferguson

The instant New York Times bestseller. A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we’re living through, as a collision between old power hierarchies and new social networks. “Captivating and compelling.” —The New York Times “Niall Ferguson has again written a brilliant book…In 400 pages you will have restocked your mind. Do it.” —The Wall Street Journal “The Square and the Tower, in addition to being provocative history, may prove to be a bellwether work of the Internet Age.” —Christian Science Monitor Most history is hierarchical: ...

After the Pemberley Ball – Margaret Sharp

At the suggestion of Lady Catherine de Bourgh, the Darcys arrange for a lavish ball to be held at Pemberley, to mark the birthday of Georgiana. Unexpected events at this function threaten to upturn the lives of several of those in attendance. Will Lady Catherine take command, enforcing her own desires for both her daughter, Anne, and Miss Darcy?

Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together – Van Jones

A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart—from the CNN host hailed as “a star of the 2016 campaign” (The New York Times), now seen on The Van Jones Show Van Jones burst into the American consciousness during the 2016 presidential campaign with an unscripted, truth-telling style and an already established history of bridge-building across party lines. His election night commentary, during which he coined the term ...