New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton return in a stunning new novel from the master of the medical thriller, Robin Cook. In his latest book, Critical, Cook mixes relevant social issues with murder and mayhem and throws readers with a completely unexpected ending.
Best-selling author Faye Kellerman spins a gripping tale of a modern-day nightmare that ensnares L.A. homicide detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, in a web of secrets and murder. In The Burnt House a small commuter plane carrying 47 passengers crashes into an apartment building in Granada Hills, CA, and sends shock waves through Los Angeles. This tragedy and possible terrorism is too close to home for Peter and his family.
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 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 for the week of Aug. 27 are:
Audio Book: The Invisible Employee, by Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton.
Business: Trout on Strategy, by Jack Trout.
Fiction: Bitsy's Bait & BBQ, by Pamela Morsi.
Good News: The Heir, by Paul Robertson.
Horror: You Come When I Call You, by Douglas Clegg.
Mystery: Final Undertaking, by Mark de Castrique.
Nonfiction: I Wish I'd Been There, by Byron Hollinshead.
Pre-pub: Please check on-line for selection.
Romance: The Husband Trap, by Tracy Anne Warren.
Science Fiction: The Gate, by Kevin D. Randle.
Teen: Dragon's Keep, by Janet Lee Carey. Check the library for upcomig events