Tuesday, October 14, 2014

What to read while waiting for...



Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel
Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel
By Child, Lee
2014-09 - Delacorte Press
9780804178747 Check Our Catalog #1 "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
Jack Reacher returns in the latest fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful book from Lee Child.
"You can leave the army, but the army doesn't leave you. Not always. Not completely, "notes Jack Reacher--and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA.
Someone has taken a shot at
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

Burn
Burn
By Patterson, James
Author Ledwidge, Michael
2014-09 - Little Brown and Company
9780316211048 Check Our Catalog Detective Michael Bennett finally returns to New York City--and to the most unsettling, horrific case of his career.
At last, Detective Michael Bennett and his family are coming home to New York City. Thanks to Bennett, the ruthless crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good.
Back in the city that never sleeps, Bennett takes over
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A Catskill Eagle
A Catskill Eagle
By Parker, Robert B.
1986-06 - Dell Publishing Company
9780440111320 Check Our Catalog It was nearly midnight and I was just getting home from detecting. I had followed an embezzler around on a warm day in early summer trying to observe him spending his ill-gotten gain. The best I'd been able to do was catch him eating a veal cutlet sandwich in a sub shop in Danvers Square across from Security National Bank. …More


High Hand
High Hand
By Phillips, Gary
Producer Kensington
2000-11 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781575666167 Check Our Catalog The big time casinos of Las Vegas may now be "family safe" and run by the Ivy League-educated grandsons and daughters of the mobsters who built the gambling Mecca, but in the backstreets and boardrooms the same old hustle continues. Grifts, scams, and skimming operations are still the way to make big money -- just like in Bugsy Siegel's day.
Which is just fine with Martha Chainey. A beautiful, …More


Sniper's Honor
Sniper's Honor
By Hunter, Stephen
2014-05 - Simon & Schuster
9781451640212 Check Our Catalog
In this tour de force--part historical thriller, part modern adventure--from the "New York Times" bestselling author of "I, Sniper," Bob Lee Swagger uncovers why WWII's greatest sniper was erased from history...and why her disappearance still matters today.
HPL patron:  Starts out slow and seems to be all WWII drama but then back and forth from present to WWII.  I …More


Suspect
Suspect
By Crais, Robert
2013-01 - Putnam Adult
9780399161483 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Anthony Awards (2014)

The explosive new masterpiece of suspense from the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well. Eight months ago, a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty--until he meets his new partner. …More