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September 17, 2010

September 17, 2010
Annotations from Baker & Taylor
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Knot Gneiss
Anthony, Piers
Wenda Woodwife must call together a cadre of companions in order to go on a quest to help Good Magician Humphrey, so that he, in turn, can aid her in finding her adventure-seeking husband, Prince Charming.
 
The Reversal
Connelly, Michael
Mickey Haller, changing from defense attorney to prosecutor for this one important case, joins forces with Detective Harry Bosch when a brutal child murderer is released on bail due to DNA evidence and needs to be retried, pitting Haller and Bosch against a slick, media-savvy defense attorney.
 
Fall of Giants
Follett, Ken
Follows the fates of five interrelated families–American, German, Russian, English and Welsh–as they move through the world-shaking dramas of World War I, the Russian Revolution and the struggle for women’s suffrage.
 
Veil of Night
Howard, Linda
Wedding planner Jaclyn Wilde joins with detective Eric Wilder to find a killer when her latest client, a particularly nasty bride prone to tantrums, is murdered, and everyone associated with the wedding, including Jaclyn, comes under suspicion.
 
Intrigues: A Valdemar Novel
Lackey, Mercedes
Mags, a telepathic herald, comes under suspicion by foreign operatives, prompting him to investigate just who his parents really were and what his connection is to these mysterious spies, so that he can prove his loyalty to the king before he is banished as a traitor.
 
Djibouti: A Novel
Leonard, Elmore
In a modern-day pirate story, ambitious documentary filmmaker Dara Barr and her right-hand man, Xavier LeBo, a seventy-two-year-old African American seafarer, get more than they bargained for on the Horn of Africa.
 
Coming Back
Muller, Marcia
As she tries to recover from a debilitating injury, Sharon McCone seeks the truth behind the disappearance of a friend she made at physical therapy, a missing-persons case that could have a powerful effect on national security.
 
The Rembrandt Affair
Silva, Daniel
Severing his ties with the Office to care for his traumatized wife after a violent showdown with Ivan Kharkov, Gabriel is reluctantly drawn into a case involving a murdered art restorer and discovers unsettling links between the killers and a recently discovered Rembrandt.
 
Foreign Influence
Thor, Brad
Recruited as a field operative for a new Department of Defense spy agency that reports only to a secret panel of military insiders, former Navy SEAL Scot Harvath investigates the bombing death of a group of American students in Rome, an act with possible ties to a past colleague.
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