Tuesday, March 1, 2016

What to read while waiting for...

Cometh the Hour
Cometh the Hour
By Archer, Jeffrey
2016-02 - St. Martin's Press
9781250061621 Check Our Catalog

"Cometh the Hour" opens with the reading of a suicide note, which has devastating consequences for Harry and Emma Clifton, Giles Barrington and Lady Virginia.
Giles must decide if he should withdraw from politics and try to rescue Karin, the woman he loves, from behind the Iron Curtain. But is Karin truly in love with him, or is she a spy?
Lady Virginia is facing bankruptcy, and can see no …More

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

Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War
Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War
By Smith, Wilbur
Author Kristian, Giles
2015-10 - William Morrow & Company
9780062276469 Check Our Catalog

For readers of Game of Thrones, Ken Follett, and Clive Cussler: an epic adventure spanning land and sea . . . time and distance . . . courage, revenge, and everything in between.
He saw his father executed in battle. He spent his youth avenging that death. And now Henry Hal Courtney is a man with a ship, and a family, of his own.
But fate has not finished with Hal. On a voyage along the …More

A God in Ruins
A God in Ruins
By Atkinson, Kate
2015-05 - Little Brown and Company
9780316176538 Check Our Catalog
Costa Book Awards (2015)

HPL patron: Kate Atkinson's 10th book A God in Ruins is her best work by far. The characters are well developed. The historical perspective is clear and meaningful and provided an understanding of world events related to WWII. I highly recommned this book to anyone looking for an engaging summer read.

Family Jewels
Family Jewels
By Woods, Stuart
2016-04 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399174698 Check Our Catalog
Stone Barrington is back and better than ever in the newest thriller from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author.

Stone Barrington's newest client seems to be a magnet for trouble. A poised lady of considerable wealth, she's looking for help discouraging the attentions of a tenacious gentleman. But no sooner does Stone fend off the party in question than his client becomes involved

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