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Allison Public Library Notes 6/04

New and Noteworthy



WRATH OF POSEIDON” by Clive Cussler . . . Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo come up against an old enemy while searching for a treasure that has been lost for centuries in this exciting adventure. The Fargos know that as long as this gold is out there, no one is safe. They return to Greece for a final showdown--and one last chance to find that elusive treasure.

GIRLS OF SUMMER” by Nancy Thayer . . . Skeptical about their mother’s Nantucket romance with a younger man, siblings Juliet and Theo navigate their own tangled relationships involving an idealistic environmentalist and a girl fighting the trauma of a school tragedy. 

TRUTH AND JUSTICE” by Fern Michaels . . . Alexis Thorn and Joe Esposito rally the Sisterhood around an Afghanistan War soldier's grieving widow, a victim of a fertility clinic con artist who has destroyed her chance to have a child with her late husband.

TO WAKE THE GIANT” by Jeff Shaara . . . Draws on extensive research and unprecedented access to the Pearl Harbor memorial and museum archives in a high-suspense, historically accurate thriller inspired by the 1941 attack.

A WEEK AT THE SHORE” by Barbara Delinsky . . . Returning to her family’s Rhode Island beach home after a 20-year estrangement, a real estate photographer navigates painful family secrets that test her bonds with her sisters, while her 13-year-old daughter pursues desperately wanted family ties.

FOREVER HIDDEN” by Tracie Peterson . . . When her grandfather's health begins to decline, Havyn is determined to keep her family together. But everyone has secrets--including John, the hired stranger who recently arrived on their farm. To help out Havyn starts singing at a local roadhouse--but dangerous eyes grow jealous as she and John grow closer. Will they realize the peril before it is too late?

SUMMER LONGING” by Jamie Brenner . . . When a baby girl is abandoned on her doorstep, Ruth Cooperman, new to Provincetown, turns to her neighbors for help and is drawn into the drama of the close-knit community as alliances are made, relationships are tested and secrets are uncovered.

“ONCE UPON A CARIBBEAN SUMMER” by Lisa T. Bergren . . .  Dr. Christina Alvarez is a nautical archeologist on the hunt for her ancestor's sunken treasure ship. Determined to achieve her goal, Christina has traveled to the island of Robert's Foe, where treasure hunter Mitch Crawford--the one man who can assist her--refuses to help. But Christina's fight to win Mitch over may lead them both to a treasure more valuable than either one of them dreamed.

WITNESS TO DEATH” by Heather Graham . . . Under witness protection program after seeing a murder, Lorna Doria falls in love with her bodyguard, New York City undercover cop Andrew Trudeau, and must decide whether she can live with his life always being on the line-if a killer lets them have any future at all.



THE BRIDGE HOME” by Padma Venkatraman . . . Facing daunting prospects on the streets of Chennai, two runaway sisters finds shelter and friendship on an abandoned bridge with two homeless boys before an illness forces them to choose between survival and freedom. 

SHEEP 101” by Richard T. Morris . . . One hundred sheep have leapt over a fence to help a child fall asleep, but when the 101st sheep gets stuck, chaos ensues.

BLOOM BOOM” by April Pulley Sayre . . . An exploration of flowers found in the desert, woodlands, gardens, and meadows introduces the parts of flower, different habitats, and specific species. In memory of Marilee Reiher.


NEW DVDs for your viewing enjoyment: CALL OF THE WILD, and YELLOWSTONE SEASON 2.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.