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Allison Public Library Notes 11/01

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SHADOW TYRANTS” by Clive Cussler . . . When the descendants of a legendary band of imperial secret-keepers threaten humanity, Juan Cabrillo and his team aboard the Oregon race to protect the world from a plot to eliminate all technology.

A BORROWING OF BONES” by Paula Munier . . . Retired MP Mercy Carr and her bomb-sniffing dog Elvis become embroiled in an investigation in the Vermont wilderness involving an abandoned baby, a missing mother, and a cold-case murder.

IN HIS FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS” by Danielle Steel . . . As the son of two concentration-camp survivors, who through talent, faith, fortune, and hard work achieved wealth and success, Max resolves to pursue his own ideals and set an example for his children. In honor of Linda Thoreson for service as a library trustee.

THE MEMORY OF YOU” by Catherine West . . . Traveling back to her family winery for the first time since her sister died, Natalie Mitchell, as the majority shareholder, must decide whether to close the struggling business and bury the past or work with vintner Tanner Collins to overcome it.

CROSS HER HEART” by Sarah Pinborough . . . A chilling psychological thriller about a dedicated single mom, her restless teenage daughter, and her troubled friends – about the secrets they hide, and the pasts they can't escape.

MY KIND OF CHRISTMAS” by Janety Dailey . . . Travis Morgan is not crazy about moving back to Branding Iron, Texas, to run an abandoned ranch he inherited, until he meets the town's sweetly stubborn mayor, Maggie Delaney.

LADY JAYNE DISAPPEARS” by Joanna Davidson Politano . . . A young woman the world has written off is secretly the most popular writer of Victorian England . . . but will her own story end as tragically as the heroine in her famous novels?

THE HIGHLANDER'S PROMISE” by Lynsay Sands . . . Rescued by the laird Buchanan after being left for dead, Jetta, who believes this man to be her husband, desperately tries to remember who she is and who is trying to kill her.

CHRISTMAS 2018” by Taste of Home . . . Share homemade joys of the holiday season. Try these delicious cocktails, breakfasts, sides, salads, cookies, and more! In honor of Linda Thoreson for service as a library trustee.



WEEKENDS WITH MAX AND HIS DAD” by Linda Urban . . . Max and his dad love their weekends together. Weekends mean pancakes, pizza, spy games, dog-walking, school projects, and surprising neighbors! Every weekend presents a small adventure as Max gets to know his dad’s new neighborhood—and learns some new ways of thinking about home.

PASS THE BALL, MO” by David A. Adler . . . With the big game coming up, Mo Jackson, the shortest member of the basketball team, is determined to learn how to pass the ball in time to help his team win.

GRUMPY MONKEY” by Suzanne Lang . . . A story of a chimpanzee whose mysterious bad mood escalates into a meltdown when his friends give well-intentioned advice instead of just letting him have a much-needed grumpy day that does not have to involve hurting the feelings of others.  In memory of Marilee Reiher, forever a teacher.





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