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Week of November 19, 2012

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Week of November 19, 2012

The Artist of Disappearance by Anita Desai - Fiction


Anita Desai ruminates on art and memory, illusion and disillusion, and the sharp divide between life’s expectations and its realities in three novellas. Set in India in the not-too-distant past, the stories’ dramas illuminate the ways in which Indian culture can nourish or suffocate.

A Dark and Lonely Place by Edna Buchanan - Romantic Suspense


For the first time, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edna Buchanan takes on a novel of romance and suspense in this gripping saga of star-crossed lovers in the Florida of past and present.

Unwanted by Kristina Ohlsson - Thriller


In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train. Inspector Alex Recht and his special team of federal investigators are assigned to what at first appears to be a classic custody fight. But when the child is found dead with the word “unwanted” scribbled on her forehead, the case soon turns into the investigation team’s worst nightmare.

Wicked Business: A Lizzy and Diesel Novel by Janet Evanovich - Mystery


When Harvard University English professor Gilbert Reedy is mysteriously murdered, Lizzy and Diesel take up his 20-year quest for the Luxuria Stone, an ancient relic believed by some to be infused with the power of lust. Tearing through Boston catacombs, government buildings and multi-million dollar residences, they’ll leave behind a trail of robbed graves, public disturbances and general mayhem.