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2012-02-16 / Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

by Judy Belyeu

Stop by the Giddings Public Library soon to check out some of the new books, such as Still Missing by Chevy Stevens. This book is a shocking, visceral, brutal and beautifully crafted novel about surviving the unsurvivable and living to bear witness .

The Wake Of Forgiveness by Bruce Machart is about an ambitious young landowner who suffers the loss of the only woman he’s ever been fond of when his wife dies, while giving birth to the couple’s fourth boy, Karel. Karel grows up under the shadow of his father’s blame and always is trying to mend the broken relationship.

When Passion Rules by Johanna Lindsey weaves a marvelous adventure set in the tumultuous world of continental royalty, where a stolen princess discovers a kingdom she was meant to inherit and a passion made to rule her heart.

A Death In Summer by Benjamin Black is a powerful novel about Detective Inspector Hackett who calls in his old friend, Ouirke, to help investigate the death of a newspaper tycoon. Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank is about newly widowed, Cate Cooper, whose late husband’s financial exploits have left her homeless and broke. She soon discovers that it is impossible to go home again and discovers the person she was meant to become.

Breaking Silence by Linda Castillo takes place in the Amish community. The fatal accidents of three Amish farmers are proven to be murders. Former Amish woman Kate investigates a possible link between the killings and recent hate crimes, a case that is complicated by a dark secret and her precarious relationship with agent John Tomasetti.

We have many other good selections to choose from such as: The Gap Year by Sarah Bird; From Barcelona, With Love by Elizabeth Adler; Stagestruck by Peter Lovesey; Shut Your Eyes Tight by John Verndon; The Ledge by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughn; Crime Fraiche by Alexander Campion and Gauntlgrym by R.A. Salvatore.

The Library is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m .until 6 p.m. Also, open on Saturday from 10 until 1. It is closed on Sundays.

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