Allison Public Library Notes 1/17
“TEAR ME APART” by J.T. Ellison . . . During surgery after a crash, doctors discover a young skier has leukemia and must have a stem cell transplant, but when her parents are tested, the truth emerges that she is not their daughter and the race to save her life will tear a family apart.
“THE WITCH ELM” by Tana French . . . Left for dead by burglars while partying with friends, a happy-go-lucky charmer takes refuge at his dilapidated ancestral home before a grisly discovery reveals an unsuspected family history.
“CONSUMED” by J.R. Ward . . . Anne Ashburn is an arson investigator and former fire fighter who, with the help of bad-boy fire fighter Danny McGuire, investigates a murderous arsonist setting fires across the city.
“KILLING THE SS” by Bill O'Reilly . . . Anne Ashburn is an arson investigator and former fire fighter who, with the help of bad-boy fire fighter Danny McGuire, investigates a murderous arsonist setting fires across the city.
“THE LADY OF TARPON SPRINGS” by Judith Miller . . . When lawyer Zanna Kryko agrees to run her friend's inherited sponging business, the company's new Greek diver Nico Kalos questions whether an inexperienced young woman can do the job. In memory of Bernice Wolf.
“THAT MONTH IN TUSCANY” by Inglath Cooper . . . He's a rock star with a secret he can no longer live with. She's a regular person whose husband stood her up for a long planned anniversary trip. Exploring the streets of Florence and the hills of Tucany together changes them both forever.
“WHY NOT TONIGHT” by Susan Mallery . . . A moody, reclusive artist finds himself stranded for days with his overly-positive and perky studio manager after a mudslide shuts them inside his mountain home.
“A VAST AND GRACIOUS TIDE” by Lisa Carter . . . A wounded veteran and the police chief's daughter must work together to bring a killer to justice.
“BORN TO BE WILDE” by Eloisa James . . . Desperate Lavinia Gray gets some unexpected help from Parth Sterling, the richest bachelor in England, with finding a husband, and as they work closely together, she vows to convince him that he is the only man for her.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“THE RHINO IN RIGHT FIELD” by Stacy Dekeyser . . . In 1948, Nikko Spirakis, twelve, loves baseball but must get past his hard-working immigrant parents--and the rhino in the outfield--to become a batboy for the local minor league team. In memory of Marilee Reiher.
“SLEEPY BIRD” by Jeremy Tankard . . . Bird wants to play, but all his animal friends tell him that it is bedtime, and only when they tuck him in and sing a lullaby does he finally fall asleep--briefly.
“THE LITTLE ICE CREAM TRUCK” by Margery Cuyler . . . Everyone smiles when the little ice cream truck, loaded up with tasty treats, shows up at parties, baseball games, parks, and zoos.