Allison Public Library Notes 3/26
“HIT LIST” by Stuart Woods . . . When Stone Barrington finds his name on a hit list, he plans to lie low until the culprit is caught. But when this foe shows no signs of stopping until his deadly objective is realized in full, Stone is left with no choice but to face the problem head-on.
“SUCH A FUN AGE” by Kiley Reid . . . Seeking justice for a young black babysitter who was wrongly accused of kidnapping by a racist security guard, a successful blogger finds her efforts complicated by a video that reveals unexpected connections.
“THE RED LOTUS” by Chris Bohjalian . . . Falling in love with a wounded former patient and accompanying him on a cycling trip to Vietnam, an emergency-room doctor uncovers a bizarre series of deceptions that culminate in her boyfriend’s unexplained disappearance.
“THE FORGOTTEN LETTERS OF ESTHER DURRANT” by Kayte Nunn . . . Taking shelter on a distant island, a free-spirited marine scientist discovers a cache of love letters written by a young mother who was committed to an asylum in the 1950s.
“A GLITTER OF GOLD” by Liz Johnson . . . When pirate wreck tour guide Anne Norris finds evidence of an undiscovered shipwreck, she seeks the help of museum director Carter Hale to uncover the truth and treasure that could save her business. But can she trust him with her secrets and her heart?
“WOMAN ON THE EDGE” by Samantha M. Bailey . . . A moment on the subway platform, where an unknown woman gives her baby away before jumping to her death, changes two women’s lives forever.
“FIND YOUR PATH” by Carrie Underwood . . . Carrie Underwood outlines common-sense approaches to health and fitness that can be incorporated into a busy schedule, sharing personal meal plans, recipes and weekly workout programs for long-term results.
“MARRIED TO A STRANGER” by Laura V. Hilton . . . When newly-called Amish preacher Gideon Kaiser learns he’s been accused of a dishonorable act, he's horrified. But his wife died in childbirth and his baby needs a mother, so he figures marrying a woman he’s never met could be beneficial.
“AN INCONVENIENT DUKE” by Anna Harrington . . . Dedicating her life to a charity that helps abused women, Danielle agrees to help Marcus Braddock, Duke of Hampton, who is back from the war, investigate the death of his sister and her best friend—a partnership that leads to danger, passion and love.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“OTHER WORDS FOR HOME” by Jasmine Warga . . . Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.
“HEDGEHOG NEEDS A HUG” by Jen Betton . . . Hedgehog wakes up needing a hug, but has trouble finding a friend who will get so close to his prickles.
“THERE ARE NO BEARS IN THIS BAKERY” by Julia Sarcone-Roach . . . When Muffin, a cat, hears a suspicious noise at the Little Bear Bakery, his investigation reveals a hungry bear cub.