Tuesday, September 29, 2015

What to Read While Waiting for...



Devoted in Death
Devoted in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2015-09 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399170881 Check Our Catalog
Eve Dallas tracks a couple whose passion is fueled by cold brutality in the newest crime thriller from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Obsession in Death" and "Festive in Death."

When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a body in a downtown Manhattan alleyway, the victim's injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel
Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2015-02 - Ballantine Books
9780345541376 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER

Jonathan Kellerman writes razor-sharp novels that cut to the quick. Now comes "Motive, " which pits psychologist Alex Delaware and homicide cop Milo Sturgis against a vicious criminal mind--the kind only Kellerman can bring to chilling life.

Even having hundreds of closed cases to his credit can't keep LAPD police lieutenant Milo Sturgis from
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Falling in Love: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
Falling in Love: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
By Leon, Donna
2015-04 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802123534 Check Our Catalog
Donna Leon's "Death at La Fenice," the first novel in her beloved Commissario Guido Brunetti series, introduced readers to the glamorous and cutthroat world of opera and one of Italy's finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrellithen a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor. Years after Brunetti cleared her name, Flavia has returned to Venice and La Fenice to sing the lead in "Tosca." …More


The Ultra Thin Man: A Science Fiction Novel
The Ultra Thin Man: A Science Fiction Novel
By Swenson, Patrick
2015-07 - Tor Books
9780765336958 Check Our Catalog

In the twenty-second century, a future in which mortaline wire controls the weather on the settled planets and entire refugee camps drowse in drug-induced slumber, no one--alive or dead, human or alien--is quite what they seem. When terrorists manage to crash Coral, the moon, into its home planet of Ribon, forcing evacuation, it's up to Dave Crowell and Alan Brindos, contract detectives for the …More


Guardians of the Night
Guardians of the Night
By Russell, Alan
2015-01 - Thomas & Mercer
9781477825846 Check Our Catalog

As the sole members of LAPD's Special Cases Unit, Detective Michael Gideon and his German shepherd partner Sirius work investigations considered bizarre even by Los Angeles's standards. Yet their latest case is more than strange it might be out of this world.
Ronald Wrong Pauley is a homeless man long fallen from grace. When Pauley's late-night drinking is interrupted by a detonation of …More