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The following books were added to the library shelves in December 2011.


AC 973.924

Woodward, Bob. The final days   Portrays the post-Watergate White House of Richard Nixon, as the President, his family, his staff, and many legislators tried desperately to prevent his resignation.

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O'Reilly, Bill. Killing Lincoln: the shocking assassination that changed America forever.    Provides an account of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, discussing how actor John Wilkes Booth and his fellow Confederate sympathizers hatched their murderous plot, and following the ensuing manhunt, trials, and executions of the conspirators.

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Clancy, Tom, 1947-. Locked on.
Jack Ryan is running for reelection as his son Jack Ryan Jr. begins his training to become a field operative when a dangerous plot unfolds around them.

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Connelly, Michael, 1956-. The drop: a novel.
Harry Bosch is soon approaching a forced retirement from the LAPD when he finds himself investigating a rape case from 1989 and a possible murder case.


Cornwell, Patricia Daniels. Red mist.
Kay Scarpetta questions inmates at the Georgia Prison for Women looking to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier.

AC\FIC\CRA 12/2011

Cramer, W. Dale. The captive heart   Bandit troubles intensify as Caleb Bender's family tries to settle into their new life in 1920s Paradise Valley. When El Pantera kidnaps Rachel and leaves her brother, Aaron, for dead, Jake Weaver and the Mexican native Domingo pursue the bandit leader to his mountain stronghold in a hopeless rescue attempt. Jake and Domingo manage to escape with Rachel, with the bandits hot on their trail. In a desperate attempt to avoid recapture, Domingo puts himself squarely in harm's way, giving Jake and Rachel time to get away. This is not the quiet life Caleb Bender envisioned when he led his family out of Ohio. What is a father to make of his daughter's obvious affection for a man outside the fold? And how will a pacifist Amish man like Caleb respond to the events that threaten his family and their way of life?     

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Cramer, W. Dale. Paradise Valley.   The Bender sisters, Emma, Rachel, and Miriam, must depend on their faith and each other when their father Caleb moves them from Ohio, where their Amish beliefs have clashed with the law, to establish a new community in Mexico.

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Fisher, Suzanne Woods. The choice: a novel. (Lancaster County Secrets #1)
Carrie Weaver must choose between leaving the Amish community to be with the man she loves or accepting a marriage of convenience that will make her family happy and save her reputation and dignity.

AC\FIC\FIS 12/2011

      Fisher, Suzanne Woods. The keeper: a novel   (Stoney Ridge Seasons #1) Julia Lapp has   planned on marrying Paul Fisher since she was a girl.  Now twenty-one, she looks forward to their wedding with giddy anticipation. When Paul tells her he wants to postpone the wedding--again--she knows who is to  blame. Perpetual bachelor and spreader of cold feet,   Roman Troyer, the Bee Man.

AC\FIC\FIS 12/2011

Fisher, Suzanne Woods. The search  (Lancaster County Secrets #3)
Lainey O'Toole must face her past when her car breaks down in Stoney Ridge, the town she left fifteen years earlier, Bess Reihl learns her grandmother coaxed her into coming to Stoney Ridge with alternative motives, and both worlds collide when shocking secrets are revealed.

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Fisher, Suzanne Woods. The waiting (Lancaster County Secrets #2)
Jorie King is devastated when she learns that Ben Zook, the man she was planning to marry, has been killed, and as she finds comfort in her new friendship with Ben's brother Caleb, their feelings for one another grow, until another tragedy turns their world upside down again and threatens to tear them apart.

AC\FIC\GRI 12/2011

Griffin, W. E. B. Covert warriors
Charley Castillo and his group of "retired" spies are called on a case of the kidnapped lone survivor of an attack at a Mexico roadblock and they must figure out if it was for ransom or more.

AC\FIC\HUN 12/2011

Hunter, Stephen, 1946-. Soft target
Retired Marine Sergeant Ray Cruz is shopping with his family at the Mall of America when a terrorist group arrives and starts taking hostages.

AC\FIC\JAM 12/2011

James, P. D. Death comes to Pemberley
Pemberley is thrown into chaos after Elizabeth Bennett's disgraced sister Lydia arrives and announces that her husband Wickham has been murdered.

AC\FIC\KNI 12/2011

KNIGHTLY, ROBERT 12/2011. COLD ROOM      NYPD detective Harry Corbin hasn’t been allowed to work on a homicide case for almost a year following his unearthing of corruption amongst his colleagues and superiors. So when a young woman’s body is found dumped and mutilated on a sweltering New York morning, Corbin jumps at the chance to redeem his career and solve the case – and finds himself on a journey into the dark and secretive world of illegal immigrants, where humans are exploited and life is cheap . . .

AC\FIC\LEW 12/2011

Lewis, Beverly October song.
Contains a collection of short stories that revisit characters from other novels in the Lancaster County book series, including, "The Shunning," "The Postcard," and "Grasshopper Level.".

AC\FIC\MIC 12/2011

MICHAELS, FERN. DEADLINE     No sooner have Toots Loudenberry and her three best friends – Sophie, Ida, and Mavis – returned from Sacramento, where Sophie provided some much-needed psychic advice to the First Lady of California, when another situation demands their attention… Laura Leigh, a Hollywood starlet whose main talent seems to be landing in trouble, is missing. Toots’ daughter, Abby, has both a personal and professional stake in the story. Not only is she editor-in-chief at gossip magazine The Informer, but entertainment attorney Chris Clay, Abby’s would-be beau, was the last person to see Laura. And now he’s missing, too.

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Archer, Jeffrey Only time will tell. Large print ed.
Harry Clifton, having been raised by his uncle who was a shipyard worker, finds the expectations for his life changing after winning a scholarship to a prestigious boys' school, finding out the truth about his father's death, and questioning his lineage.

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Ellis, Robert  Murder season.
Detective Lena Gamble knows how to handle the hottest cases--do it fast and keep her head down because if it all goes south, the department won't hesitate to make a scapegoat out of her. So when she gets called to the scene of a double murder at Club 3 AM, the A-list hangout for Hollywood celebs, she knows the fun is only beginning.

AC\MYS\HAM 12/2011

Hambly, Barbara. Ran away: a Benjamin January novel
Benjamin January risks public outrage and mob violence when he seeks a murderer responsible for the deaths of two slave concubines.

AC\MYS\HAY 12/2011

Haywood, Gar Anthony. Assume nothing
A gang of murderers get into a car accident with Joe Reddick after they dump a body in the L.A. River and Joe must protect his estranged wife and son when the gang threatens his family's lives to ensure his silence.

AC\MYS\KOV 12/2011

Kovacs, Ed. Storm damage.                       Set in New Orleans five months after Katrina, Kovacs' mystery features ex-cop Cliff St. James, nearly homeless in a city known for its surfeit of crime and its attendant vices, all thrown into chaos since the storm, the lack of resources available and the unmet needs of countless people made homeless by the hurricane. St. James has found shelter in his badly damaged dojo, his martial arts students virtually non-existent, his future looking as bleak as the city. His last act as a detective was the night Katrina hit in full force, the scene of a murder at Sam Sui's Tiki Hut, any evidence of the crime- and the body- obliterated by the storm. When Sam's daughter appears at the dojo offering to hire St. James to investigate her father's death, he is grateful for the opportunity to make some money and solve the murder of his friend. What St. James cannot anticipate is the convoluted nature of a case that includes a violent Asian gang, heavy-handed politicians, as ex-CIA operative and any number of bad actors with the power to make his life miserable.

AC\MYS\LAK 12/2011

LAKE, DERYN  DEATH AT THE WEDDING FEAST. Apothecary John Rawlings has traveled to Devon to be by the side of his mistress, Elizabeth di Lorenzi, who is due to give birth to their child. Leaving his shop – and his new carbonated water business – in good hands, John is presented with a surprise on his arrival at Sidmouth Bay. While Elizabeth is recuperating, he learns that Lady Sidmouth’s daughter, Miranda, is to marry the elderly Earl of St Austell, who is fifty-four years her senior and has a cruel reputation. As the wedding day approaches, John feels increasingly uneasy, and before too long his worst forebodings are realized . . .

AC\MYS\MEI 12/2011

Meier, Leslie. Chocolate covered murder
Journalist and amateur sleuth Lucy Stone investigates the deaths of a fisherman and of the manager of Chanticleer's Chocolates in Tinker's Cove, Maine.

AC\MYS\LP\PER 12/2011

Perry, Anne. Acceptable loss: a William Monk novel
River Police commander William Monk uncovers a child pornography ring while investigating the death of a small-time crook, who was strangled with a very expensive scarf, and finds himself and his wife, Hester, involved in a case he thought he left behind, blackmail, and more murder.

AC\MYS\SMI 12/2011

McCall Smith, Alexander The forgotten affairs of youth 
Isabel Dalhousie helps a new friend discover the identity of her father, and also manages to find time for her own concerns; her young son, Charlie, already walking and talking; her housekeeper, Grace, whose spiritualist has lately been doubling as a financial advisor; her niece Cat's latest relationship; and the pressing question of when and how Isabel and Jamie should finally get married.

AC\MYS\WOO 12/2011

Audio also


Woods, Stuart. D.C. dead.
Stone Barrington, his former NYPD partner Dino Bachetti and CIA agent Holly Barker investigate a possible serial killer with ties to the White House

JC\791.43/72\KIN 12/2011


Kinney, Jeff. The wimpy kid movie diary: how Greg Heffley went Hollywood.
Presents a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 2010 feature film adaptation of Jeff Kinney's "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," with photographs, script pages, storyboard sketches, costume designs, and original art, and includes coverage of the film's 2011 sequel, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules.".

JC\FIC\AND 12/2011

Anderson, Brian      The Prince's new pet
In a gray and colorless kingdom, the Prince receives an unusual, colorful new pet for his birthday.

JC\FIC\BLU 12/2011

Blume, Judy    Friend or fiend?
A reading circle mishap convinces Jake that he never wants to speak during class again and Abigale loses her trust in one of her best friends, but they both have to deal with their fiendish cousins from New York.

JC\FIC\KIN 12/2011

Kinney, Jeff. Diary of a wimpy kid: dog days ( #4)  Greg Heffley recounts his daily experiences during summer vacation as he tries to live out his ultimate fantasy of spending the days indoors playing video games with no responsibilities and no rules, despite his mother's attempts to pack the summer with outdoor activities and family fun.

JC\FIC\KIN 12/2011

Kinney, Jeff. Diary of a wimpy kid: the ugly truth (#5)
While trying to find a new best friend after feuding with Rowley, middle-school slacker Greg Heffley is warned by older family members that adolescence is a time to act more responsibly and to think seriously about his future.