Friday, December 12, 2008

Seventeen Hardcovers


Extreme Measures by Vince Flynn. Mitch Rapp has to find an missing Al-Queda cell that has infiltrated the U.S. At the same time his secret assignments to stop deadly jihadists are being called into question on Capitol Hill.

Wolfman by Nicholas Pekearo. Werewolf vigilante. I read a good review.

The Darker Side by Cody McFadden. Serial killer novel.

Every Now and Then by Karen Kingsbury. "He's on a desperate quest to rid the city of heartache, but first he must find a way to deal with his own."

The Treasure by Iris Johansen. Lady Selene has been freed from her status as a harem slave by assassin Kadar. To secure their freedom the the sheikh who held her they have to find a sacred relic for him.

Bad Traffic by Simon Lewis. Tough cop Jian leaves China for London on a search for his missing daughter. Jian finds himself without his usual authority and teams with migrant Ding Ming who is looking for his missing wife.

A Fatal Waltz by Tasha Alexander. Victorian mystery series. Emily reluctantly attends a party at Lord Fortescue's estate. Fortescue is murdered and the husband of Emily's friend is arrested for it. Emily works "to right this terrible wrong and clear his name". Emily travels through high society and low society in her search.
Alexander spoke at the Murder and Mayhem in Muskego conference a month or so ago. She was interesting so I ordered this.

Trigger City by Sean Chercover. Private Investigator Ray Dudgeon has taken a high-paying but easy job. When he finds out the dead girl he was researching was a covert intelligence agent Dudgeon gets into unexpected trouble.

Chasing Smoke by Bill Cameron. Homicide detective Skin Kadash is undergoing cancer treatments. He is just barely getting by when his partner asks for help off-the-clock. Kadash figures no way until he hears the victims were all cancer patients with Kadash's own doctor.

A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire. Volume three in the Wicked series.

Lost Temple by Tom Harper. Disgraced soldier Sam is living in Greece in 1947 when the KGB tries to steal a notebook given to Sam by a dying archaeologist. When the CIA and the British are show up on a notebook hunt Sam teams with a couple gals to find out why.

The Company by K.J. Parker. Five war veterans colonize an island. Sure that their friendship will keep them together they find out a terrible secret one has been hiding.

Science Fiction

City at the End of Time by Greg Bear.

Large Print

Cruel Intent by J.A. Jance.


Michelle: a biography by Liza Mundy. Biography of Michelle Obama.

The Ascent of Money: a financial history of the world by Niall Ferguson.

No comments: