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2013-07-11 / Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

Stop by the Giddings Public Library and check out a good book from the following selections.
By Judy Belyeu

Return to Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs brings readers home to Avalon, an idyllic town nestled on the tranquil shores of Willow Lake. There, one woman will rediscover her family and her dreams. She will also find a surprising new love.

False Front by Diane Fanning finds us in a homicide investigation. Homicide Investigator , Lucinda Pierce, finds Candace Eagleton hanging from a rail in her home with a thick rope knotted around her. Lucinda vows to catch her killer. A note exposes Candace’s marriage to wealthy husband, Frank, as a sham, making him Lucinda’s prime suspect.

Tall Poppies by Janet Woods takes place in Dorset, 1917. If it’s not enough that a girl from a good background is forced to work as a maid, Livia Carr is then violated by the master of the house and becomes pregnant. A World War One hero agrees to marry her and give the child her name. Will he desert her when the secret of the child’s parentage is revealed to him?

The Search by Shelley Shepard Gray takes place in a quiet Amish community in Marion, Kentucky. The serenity of this community is disrupted when the body of Perry Borntrager is discovered in an abandoned well. Detective Luke Reynolds is brought in to help investigate. He faces unexpected feelings for Frannie, and wonders later if she might be responsible for the crime.

Missing Child by Patricia MacDonald involves a missing child, a secret past and every parent’s worst nightmare. When Caitlin Eckhart drops her six-yearold stepson Geordie off at school, it never crosses her mind that he won’t even make it to class. But a phone call changes her life forever. Geordie is missing.

Other good books to consider reading are: The Last Minute (in Cd also) by Jeff Abbott, Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence, The Watch by Joydeep Roybhattacharya and Little America by Rajiv Chandrasekara.

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