Check It Out

Check It Out
New Adult Mysteries

Kate Carpenter from Calgary, Alberta, is back and hoping for a peaceful start to her holiday in Flirting with Disaster. But in author Deborah Nicholson's new mystery, a serial killer is stalking her neighborhood and he leaves distinctive clues on each victim: a game board piece, rearranged clothing, and a missing body part.

New York Times best selling author J.A. Jance brings back Sheriff Joanna Brady in a spellbinding mystery. Coping with the impending delivery of her second child as well as a staff shortage, the last things Sheriff Brady needs are two serious crimes in Dead Wrong.


Martyn Waites, the author of five previous crime novels, is becoming one of the major talents in the neo-noir fiction genre with his latest book. A research scientist has gone missing, an ace reporter has disappeared, a mini-disc has vanished, and a teenage hustler is on the run. Waites new thriller takes the reader through a deadly vise of violence, conspiracy, evil, and fear in The Mercy Seat.

DearReader.com Book Club

The DearReader.com Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book runs for five days, Monday through Friday. Some genres only offer selections every other week. Check out this service by registering at the library's Web site, http://vpl.sdln.net and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club at www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596. The following selections are for the week of Sept. 4:

BUSINESS: The Science of Influence, by Kevin Hogan.

FICTION: Song of the Crow, by Layne Maheu.

GOOD NEWS: Grace at Low Tide, by Beth Webb Hart.

MYSTERY: Assault and Pepper, by Tamar Meyers.

NON-FICTION: Out of Gas, by David Goodstein.

ROMANCE: The Stork Reality, by Malena Lott.

TEEN: Aftershocks, by William Alexander.

VPL News

The Vermillion Public Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day, a legal holiday. Materials may be returned to the book and A/V drops located on the south side of the building. The library will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Starting on Sunday, Sept. 10, the library will return to its school-time hours and can accommodate patrons from 1 to 5 p.m.

Fall Story Time begins on Monday, Sept. 25. Registration for Story Time is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 4 p.m. in the Armory/ Community Center Building located across from the Vermillion Middle School. Participants must be pre-registered. For more information please stop by the library or call librarian Joyce Moore, at 677-7060.

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