Allison Public Library Notes 5/31
“SHOOT FIRST” by Stuart Woods . . . Stone Barrington navigates a case that becomes so scandalous that it tests the limits of his skills and credibility when he protects a brilliant businesswoman from enemies seeking to steal her company's valuable secrets.
“THE CAST” by Danielle Steel . . . When Kait Whittier teams up with producer Zack Winter to launch a television series, she finds a second family among the cast and crew, but in the midst of it all Kait is forced to confront the greatest challenge a mother can ever know.
“BETWEEN EARTH AND SKY” by Amanda Skenandore . . . Alma Mitchel convinces her lawyer husband to defend her Native American childhood friend when he is accused of murdering a federal agent, which forces her to revisit the past and confront secrets from a childhood spent in the wake of the Indian Wars.
“COUNTRY DARK” by Chris Offutt . . . In rural Kentucky in the years after the Korean War, Tucker, a young veteran and bootlegger, is pushed into a life-altering act of violence by threats against his family.
“THE CROOKED STAIRCASE” by Dean Koontz . . . Rogue FBI agent Jane Hawk tracks a powerful Department of Justice operative at the center of a high-tech conspiracy that killed her husband and now threatens those closest to her as part of an agenda to seize power.
“SMOOTH-TALKING COWBOY” by Maisey Yates . . . Prim and proper Olivia Logan sets her sights on laid-back rancher Luke Hollister to make her ex-boyfriend see what he’s been missing, but her plan backfires spectacularly when she falls into a romantic trap of her own making.
“WHAT THE BISHOP SAW” by Vannetta Chapman . . . When an Amish family is left dead after a wildfire in Colorado's San Luis Valley, Bishop Henry Lapp helps find out who is responsible, but in doing so he must decide whether to use a special, God-given gift that he has always tried to conceal.
“AGE IN PLACE” by Lynda G. Shrager . . . A practical step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple modifications that can help seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate, this reference offers readers clear and practical solutions.
“STAY WITH ME” by Jules Bennett . . . When her father dies, leaving her part-owner of a run-down airport that was his first love, Olivia Daniels, determined to sell the business, meets resistance from co-owner Jackson Morgan, and as they try to reach an agreement, mutual attraction gets in the way.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“WHO WAS PAUL REVERE” by Roberta Edwards . . . Recounts the life of Paul Revere, including the events leading up to his famous ride to warn the colonists of the movement of the British soldiers.
“MY FRIENDS MAKE ME HAPPY” by Jan Thomas . . . Can you guess what makes Sheep really happy? Here's a clue . . . it starts with the letter F. It is NOT fish or fans. And it is especially not turnips! That doesn't even start with the letter F!
“GRANDMA'S PURSE” by Vanessa Brantley-Newton . . . When Grandma Mimi comes to visit, her granddaughter cannot wait to see what treasures she has hidden in her purse.
“I GOT IT” by David Wiesner . . . In this wordless picture book, a young outfielder imagines all the terrifying ways he might not catch the baseball, and one way that he can.