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News – Week of 31 March 2015


The month has disappeared – but not the snow. April Fool’s day came early with 6 inches of snow on Sunday night!

Catching up on some of the recent arrivals –

New in hardcover

Dangerous Places by Jacqueline Winspear is the 11th Masie Dobbs mystery novel, finding Masie in Gibraltar in the spring of 1937.

Dead Wake by Erik Larson – The Last Crossing of the Lusitania from the author of The Garden of Beasts

17 Carnations by Andrew Morton – The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History – fascinating!

Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller – the latest installment of the author’s life in Africa and America, as she reflects on what life brings – and takes – as good as the very first, Let’s Not Go to the Dogs Tonight.

New in paperback

The Lady in Gold by Anne-Marie O’Connor – the extraordinary tale of Gustave Klimt’s masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer – read the book before seeing the film.

The Little Old Lady Strikes Again by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg – the old folks head for Las Vegas – you can just bet it’s funny.

The Disappeared by Kristina Ohlsson – this author is quickly becoming the new most popular of the Swedish mystery novelists.

Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst – Paris 1938 – as the world heads toward war.

Mademoiselle Chanel by C.W. Gortner – historical fiction featuring Coco Chanel and her iconic style.

For the kids

Two of our most popular authors for teens are Rick Riordan and John Flanagan –

The House of Hades #4 in the Heroes of Olympus is now in paperback, as is Slaves of Socorro, a companion to the Ranger’s Apprentice




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