Tuesday, December 6, 2016

What to read while waiting for...

Cross the Line
Cross the Line
By Patterson, James
2016-11 - Little Brown and Company
9780316407090 Check Our Catalog In all of Alex Cross's years with Homicide, Washington, DC, has never been more dangerous.

After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what looks at first like road rage might be something much more sinister. But Alex has only just begun asking questions when he's called across town to investigate a new murder, one that hits close to home:

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

Hard Revolution
Hard Revolution
By Pelecanos, George P.
2005-02 - Warner Books
9780446611435 Check Our Catalog In this epic showdown from "one of the best crime novelists alive" (Dennis Lehane), police rookie Derek Strange tries to help his brother, a Vietnam vet with a disability pension and a drug problem. But Washington, D.C., like the rest of the country, soon reels from the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. …More

What Gold Buys
What Gold Buys
By Parker, Ann
2016-09 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781464206238 Check Our Catalog Autumn 1880 in the Rocky Mountains brings frost, snow, and the return of Silver Queen Saloon owner Inez Stannert to Leadville, Colorado. In this silver rush boomtown, those who are hungry for material riches seek their fortunes in precious metals. Others, hungry for spiritual relief, seek to pierce the veil between life and death with the help of fortunetellers, mediums, and occultists. Deep in …More

Trail of Echoes
Trail of Echoes
By Hall, Rachel Howzell
2016-05 - Forge
9780765381170 Check Our Catalog
"Trail of Echoes: "the latest Elouise Norton mystery novel from critically acclaimed writer Rachel Howzell Hall.
On a rainy spring day in Los Angeles, homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton is called away from a rare lunch date to Bonner Park, where the body of thirteen-year-old Chanita Lords has been discovered. When Lou and her partner, Colin Taggert, take on the sad task of informing …More