2017-04-13 / Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs:

A KILLING IN AMISH COUNTRY by Gregg Olsen – Adult non-fiction — Recounts the 2009 murder of an Amish wife and mother whose husband, obsessed with modern amenities and technology, arranged with his conservative Mennonite mistress.

CROSS THE LINE by James Patterson — Shots ring out in the early morning hours in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. When the smoke clears, a prominent police official lies dead. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps into the leadership vacuum to crack the case. But before Cross can make any headway, a brutal crime wave sweeps across the region. The deadly scenes share only one common thread; the victims are all criminals. Also available on CD.

THE CHEMIST by Stephenie Meyer — She used to work for the United States government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn’t even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning. They’ve killed the only person she trusted, but something she knows still poses a threat.

WHO KILLED THESE GIRLS? by Beverly Lowry – Adult non-fiction —Traces the decades-old unsolved murders of four girls found in a Texas yogurt shop, contending that misdirection in the case led to roadblocks and overturned convictions, in an account that also explores what new technologies may reveal.

THE UNDOING OF SAINT SILVANUS by Beth Moore — Jillian Slater hadn’t seen her father or his mother in almost 20 years until, on the news that her father had finally drunk himself to death, Adella Atwater, the manager of her grandmother’s apartment house, calls and says Jillian’s expenses would be paid if she’d fly in to New Orleans for the burial. What Adella didn’t tell her was that the apartment house bears the dead weight of a long and painful history. As an investigation into her father’s death unfolds, Jillian is drawn into the lives of the colorful collection of saints and sinners who pass through Saint Silvanus. Available on CD.

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