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Week of January 30, 2012

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Week of January 30, 2012

In Tom Clancy's AGAINST ALL ENEMIES, a terrorist bombing in Pakistan wipes out ex-Navy SEAL Max Moore’s entire CIA team. What he discovers in the terrorist cell leads him to a much darker conspiracy in an unexpected part of the globe --- the US/Mexico border, where a drug war rages.

Everything Faith learned in the police academy goes out the window when she charges into her mother’s house, gun drawn. She sees a man dead in the laundry room, a hostage situation in the bedroom. What she doesn’t see is her mother. Read FALLEN by Karin Slaughter to see how this all unfolds.

Against All Enemies by Tom Clancy - Thriller

 

A terrorist bombing in Pakistan wipes out ex-Navy SEAL Max Moore’s entire CIA team. What he discovers in the terrorist cell leads him to a much darker conspiracy in an unexpected part of the globe --- the US/Mexico border, where a drug war rages.

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker - Fiction

 

When Julia’s father, a successful New York lawyer, suddenly disappears, she and her mother discover a love letter he wrote many years ago, to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Julia decides to travel to the woman’s village to find out the truth.

Crunch Time by Diane Mott Davidson - Mystery

 

When the rental house shared by Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz's longtime friend Yolanda and her aunt Ferdinanda is destroyed by arson, the pair move in with cop-turned-PI Ernest McLeod. But then Ernest is shot dead and his house is set on fire, and Goldy must investigate.

The Dinosaur Hunter by Homer Hickam - Mystery

 

Cowboy and former homicide detective Mike Wire retreats to Montana after a stressful career in Hollywood. When a paleontologist and his assistants arrive hoping to dig, Mike knows that once discovered, those bones won’t stay buried, and not everyone hunting for them is doing it in the interest of science.

A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block - Mystery

 

Forced out of the NYPD, Matthew Scudder has given up the drink. Then he runs into "High-Low" Jack Ellery, a childhood friend. Scudder once solved crimes as a detective. Ellery committed them. Then Ellery is killed, presumably while attempting to atone for past sins. Is it what he saw or what he said that got him killed? 

Fallen by Karin Slaughter - Thriller

 

Everything Faith learned in the police academy goes out the window when she charges into her mother’s house, gun drawn. She sees a man dead in the laundry room, a hostage situation in the bedroom. What she doesn’t see is her mother.

The Legacy of Eden by Nelle Davy - Fiction

 

For the past 17 years, Meredith Pincetti has tried to forget everything about her family and her past. But with the receipt of a pleading letter, Meredith is again thrust into conflict with the legacy that destroyed her family's once-great name.

Little Girl Gone by Drusilla Campbell - Fiction

 

Madora was 17 and headed for trouble when Willis rescued her. She ran away with him, and for five years they have lived alone, in near isolation. But after Willis kidnaps a pregnant teenager and imprisons her in a trailer behind the house, Madora is torn between love and her sense of right and wrong. 

Night Vision: A Doc Ford Novel by Randy Wayne White - Thriller

 

The Red Citrus Trailer Park is inhabited mostly by illegal laborers. But the manager and his girlfriend want to sell it for some easy money --- and they'll do whatever it takes to drive the residents out. 

Now You See Her by Joy Fielding - Mystery

 

New York Times bestselling author Joy Fielding tells an unforgettable story of a newly divorced woman attempting to heal her heartache, only to find herself on a desperate search for her daughter.

One of Our Thursdays Is Missing by Jasper Fforde - Mystery

 

At a time of great unrest in the Bookworld, only the ace literary detective can avert a devastating Genre War. But Thursday has vanished. Now the written Thursday must answer the call, save the Bookworld, evade capture, and find the actual Thursday!

The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly - Psychological Thriller

 

This psychological thriller begins when Karen and her nine-year-old daughter pick up Rex from a 10-year stint in prison for murder. Flash back to the sultry summer in 1990s London when Karen, a straight-A college student, first meets the exotic Biba and joins her louche life in a crumbling mansion in Highgate.

Secrets of the Lost Summer by Carla Neggers - Romance

 

A neighboring house is in disarray, so Olivia Frost writes to the owner, Dylan, asking him to clean it up. Dylan has no idea his late father left him the house. Curious, he travels to Knights Bridge, where he and Olivia hit it off. Soon they are digging into the past in search of buried secrets.

The Sometimes Daughter by Sherri Wood Emmons - Fiction

 

Judy Webster’s mother, Cassie, is a beautiful, flawed flower-child. But as Cassie's husband gradually abandons '60s ideals in favor of a steady life, their marriage crumbles. When Cassie moves to an ashram in India, Judy is grief-stricken. And when she returns, Judy must decide what place Cassie claims in her life.

Spycatcher by Matthew Dunn - Thriller

 

Intelligence agent Will Cochrane, working on a joint mission for the CIA and MI6, is out to capture a brilliant and ruthless Iranian spy in this extraordinary international espionage debut by a real-life former field agent.

We All Fall Down by Michael Harvey - Thriller

 

Michael Kelly is back and racing to save Chicago from a deadly new foe: a biological weapon unleashed in the city’s subway system.