Tuesday, July 14, 2015

What to read while waiting for...

The English Spy
The English Spy
By Silva, Daniel
2015-06 - Harper
9780062320131 Check Our Catalog
She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. But when a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man to track down her killer: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon.
Gabriel's target is Eamon Quinn, a master bomb maker and mercenary of …More

Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

The Laughing Monsters
The Laughing Monsters
By Johnson, Denis
2014-11 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374280598 Check Our Catalog

Denis Johnson's "The Laughing Monsters "is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world that shows one of our great novelists at the top of his game.
Roland Nair calls himself Scandinavian but travels on a U.S. passport. After ten years' absence, he returns to Freetown, Sierra Leone, to reunite with his friend Michael Adriko. They once made a lot of money here

The King's Deception
The King's Deception
By Berry, Steve
2013-06 - Ballantine Books
9780345526540 Check Our Catalog
Cotton Malone is back! Berry's new international adventure blends gripping contemporary political intrigue, Tudor treachery, and high-octane thrills into one riveting novel of suspense. …More

Warlord: An Alex Hawke Novel
Warlord: An Alex Hawke Novel
By Bell, Ted
2010-09 - William Morrow & Company
9780061859298 Check Our Catalog

Gentleman spy Alex Hawke has all but given up on life. The British-American M16 counterterrorism operative lost the woman he loved on his last mission, almost a year ago, and has sought refuge at the bottom of a rum bottle ever since. But late one night at his home on Bermuda, he receives a wake-up call . . . literally.
HPL patron:  Lots of …More

Rules of Vengeance
Rules of Vengeance
By Reich, Christopher
2009-08 - Doubleday Books
9780385524070 Check Our Catalog
In this sequel to the "New York Times"-bestselling thriller "Rules of Deception," Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is once more on the run. The only way to clear his name is to locate his wife Emma, but finding her may prove more dangerous than he knows. …More