Allison Public Library Notes 8/02
“BEFORE AND AGAIN” by Barbara Delinsky . . . A Vermont resort town where many residents are hiding from their pasts is thrown into turmoil by a teen hacker who attracts the Feds and the media, forcing a woman to choose between running again and fighting for what she has rebuilt.
“HOME SWEET MURDER” by James Patterson . . . Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a couple who were tortured and left for dead after a home invasion, and a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska.
“BETWEEN YOU & ME” by Susan Wiggs . . . A lonely Philadelphia surgeon treats an injured Amish child and becomes attracted to the boy's uncle, a situation that forces her to consider if such a relationship is possible.
“BEARSKIN” by James A. McLaughlin . . . Hiding out from the Mexican drug cartels he betrayed in Arizona, Rice Moore exposes a bear-poaching scheme in Virginian Appalachia that reveals his location to the criminals he was running from in the first place.
“AMERICA'S FIRST DAUGHTER” by Stephanie Dray . . . After her mother's death, Martha "Patsy" Jefferson accompanies her father Thomas Jefferson to his posting in France, where she learns of her father's liaison with a slave girl and falls for his protege.
“JUSTICE BURIED” by Patricia Bradley . . . When security specialist Kelsey Allen works with cold case detective Brad Hollister to find a murderer, she discovers he may present a security threat to her heart.
“A LETTER FROM LANCASTER COUNTY” by Kate Lloyd . . . When estranged sisters Angela and Rose decide to spend a vacation together visiting their Mennonite aunt at her home deep in Amish country, their hopes of patching up their relationship and sorting out personal problems are complicated by newly revealed family secrets.
“THE GIRL IN THE WOODS” by Patricia MacDonald . . . A woman returning to her hometown to visit her dying sister sets out to discover the truth about her best friend's murder 15 years earlier after learning a shocking secret that could exonerate the man serving time for the crime.
“SANDPIPER SHORE” by Debbie Mason . . . When her fiancâe leaves her for her stepmother, who is also stealing her wedding business, Jenna Bell receives help from Logan Gallagher, whom she has had a crush on for years, forcing her to reassess what she wants out of life.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“TIME BOMB” by Joelle Charbonneau . . . Trapped in their school after a bomb goes off, six students fight to survive and when they discover that someone inside is the bomber, they are also looking for who among them is the culprit.
“DON'T FEED THE BEAR” by Kathleen Doherty . . . Bear loves when campers leave him grub. The park ranger does not. Smackity smack, Ranger pounds a sign into the ground: DON’T FEED THE BEAR! Upset, Bear crosses out the “don’t.” Now, it’s war!
“WHAT IF” by Samantha Berger . . . A child who likes to draw and write stories imagines what would happen if there were no pencils, paper, or other tools for being creative.
NEW DVDs for your viewing enjoyment: EVERY DAY, THE 15:17 TO PARIS, and A WRINKLE IN TIME.