New Fiction: “The Eleventh Victim” by Nancy Grace, TV personality and bestseller Grace makes her fiction debut. Hailey Dean, a highly successful Atlanta assistant DA who loses her fiancé to violence.
After a final courtroom triumph, the conviction of Chef Clint Burrell Cruise for the murder of 11 prostitutes, Dean resigns her prosecutor post and moves to Manhattan, where within two years she has a new career as a therapist.
When someone starts to murder her patients with an m.o. similar to Cruise’s, Dean becomes a suspect. Rather implausibly, neither the NYPD nor Dean is aware that Cruise has been released from prison after the reversal of his conviction on appeal. Will Dean be his next target?
“The Cheater” by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg, a suspense thriller. FBI Agent Mary Stevens is tracking a killer who is murdering men who are cheating on their wives and disposes of their bodies in ghastly ways and strange locations. She is trying to line the murders to a web service that provides alibis for cheating spouses and learns more then she may need to. Now she is in jeopardy.
“Guardian of Lies” by Steve Martini, this is a Paul Madriani novel. Paul Madriani’s chance encounter with Katia Solaz, leads to a desperate race to avoid not only personal disaster but also a national one. As he gets caught in a web of deceit and murder involving Cold War secrets, a rare coin dealer who once worked for the CIA.
“Rogue Forces” by Dale Brown, this is a techno-thriller. Scion Aviation International is a private security contractor providing mission support to the dwindling U.S. military presence in Iraq. Operated by a maverick former air force general and a former U.S. president, Scion has resources, expertise and connections that cause resentment among active-duty American troops in the region.
When Kurdish terrorists attack Turkey using Iraqi territory as a haven, the Turkish military follows precedent set by the U.S. itself in attacking terrorist bases, which brings them into contact with U.S. forces.
While the current president attempts to cool tensions, Scion takes action that not only strains relations between NATO allies but also reveals the company’s possession of a technological superiority that poses a destabilizing threat to the region.
New Non-fiction: “Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government” by Glen Beck, this book is full of facts for winning arguments against people with big mouths and small minds. Beck gives you the fact for just about any government argument.
New Biography: “Shooting Stars” by Lebron James and Buzz Bissinger, this is the story of basketball superstar Lebron James. A thrilling tale of power, teamwork and the transformation of a young man’s life.
New Audio Books on CD: “Look Again” by Lisa Scottoline, and “Just Take My Heart” by Mary Higgins Clark. New CDs: “Born in the USA” by Bruce Springsteen, “Whitney Houston” by Whitney Houston, “The Very Best of Billy Idol” by Billy Idol.
BOOK SALE: The library Fall Book Sale will be October 22, 23, & 24. Thursday and Friday from 9:30-4:30 and Saturday 9:00-12:00. Lots of bargains!!!!
From last week: ‘The Siege” by Stephen White, the story of a hostage taker who plays by no rules, anticipates every FBI move, and set on the Yale campus but who is missing?
My Non-fiction pick: “True Compass” by Ted Kennedy. It is a biographical memoir, that was five years in the making. Teddy takes you inside his family.
New Audio Books: “A Farwell to Arms” by Ernest Hemingway, and “Always Looking Up” by Michael J. Fox. New DVDS: “The Chronicles of Narnia Prince Caspian”and“Mall Cop.”
(The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by Trigg County Library Director Pam Metts.)