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Week of November 21, 2011

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Week of November 21, 2011

In THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES, Jean M. Auel continues the story of Ayla and Jondalar and their little daughter Jonayla. Now, Ayla is pursuing the fascinating knowledge and power of the Zelandoni, led by the charismatic First Among Those Who Served the Mother of the Zelandoni of the Ninth Cave.

Iris Johansen's QUINN centers on former Navy SEAL turned cop Joe Quinn. When he first met Eve Duncan, Joe never expected to fall in love in the midst of her tragedy. As their search takes them deep into a web of murder and madness, Joe and Eve must test their resolve to uncover the bone-chilling truth. 

Altar of Bones by Philip Carter - Thriller

 

Cryptic dying words from a murdered homeless woman in present day San Francisco unlock a decades-buried secret.  Now a pair of ruthless assassins is sent to cut the few living "loose ends."  And a young woman on the run encounters a determined man with his own connected past and vengeful agenda.  

Autumn: Disintegration by David Moody - Horror

 

It’s been 40 days since the world died, and the dead are roaming the Earth. Two very different small groups of people have survived against all odds, and when a series of horrific events forces them together, all hell breaks loose. 

Cold Shot to the Heart by Wallace Stroby - Thriller

Career-criminal Crissa Stone has always been meticulous about her work. But now her mentor, and lover, is up for parole; an illegal card game and a professional hit man may provide the solution Crissa needs. 

The Doll: The Lost Short Stories by Daphne du Maurier - Fiction/Short Stories
 
A collection of 13 stories written by Dame Daphne du Maurier before she was 23 years old, THE DOLL is a valuable part of the author's body of work, and explores the evolution of the images, themes and concerns that informed her later work --- particularly romance gone awry.
The Holy Thief by William Ryan - Historical Mystery

 

In 1936, Stalin’s Great Terror is beginning in Moscow. In a deconsecrated church, a young woman is found dead, her mutilated body displayed on the alter for all to see. Captain Alexei Korolev investigates, and finds himself in a dark Soviet underworld.

The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler - Thriller

In this spellbinding international bestseller, a murder leaves only one route to the killer.

Khan: Empire of Silver: A Novel of the Khan Empire by Conn Iggulden - Historical Fiction
 
The Great Khan is dead—and his vast empire, forged through raw courage, tactical brilliance, and indomitable force, hangs in the balance. Now, with the sons of Genghis Khan maneuvering for supremacy, the very qualities that united the fierce Mongol tribes threaten to tear them apart.
The Land of Painted Caves by Jean M. Auel - Historical Fiction

Auel continues the story of Ayla and Jondalar and their little daughter Jonayla. Now, Ayla is pursuing the fascinating knowledge and power of the Zelandoni, lead by the charismatic First Among Those Who Served the Mother of the Zelandoni of the Ninth Cave.

Quinn by Iris Johansen - Thriller

 

As a former Navy SEAL turned cop, Joe Quinn has seen the face of evil. When he first met Eve Duncan, he never expected to fall in love in the midst of her  tragedy. As their search takes them deep into a web of murder and madness, Joe and Eve must test their resolve to uncover the bone-chilling truth. 

The Sherlockian by Graham Moore - Mystery

 

When literary researcher Harold White is inducted into the preeminent Sherlock Holmes enthusiast society, The Baker Street Irregulars, he never imagines he's about to be thrust onto the hunt for the holy grail of Holmes-ophiles: Arthur Conan Doyle’s missing diary, which may explain why Doyle decided to kill off his hero. 

Tick Tock James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge - Thriller
 
A rash of horrifying crimes tears through the city, throwing it into chaos. Immediately, it becomes clear that they are not the work of an amateur, but of a calculating, efficient, and deadly mastermind. The city calls on Detective Michael Bennett, whose involvement in the case turns his entire life upside down.