Giddings Public Library News
Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs:
THIS WAS A MAN by Jeffrey Archer — Giles discovers the truth about his wife’s identity, Emma receives a job offer from Margaret Thatcher, and Lady Virginia pursues an opportunity to solve her financial problems before a shocking diagnosis throws all of their lives into turmoil. Also available on CD.
A DEATH IN THE ISLANDS by Mike Farris – adult non-fiction — Retells the true crime story of how a Hawaiian socialite hired legendary lawyer Clarence Darrow out of retirement to defend her and a group of vigilantes who accidentally killed a man while trying to force him to confess to rape.
CHRISTMAS CARAMEL MURDER by Joanne Fluke — Preparing for the town’s annual production of “A Christmas Carol,” Hannah supports her friend, Lisa, who is implicated in the murder of her husband’s ex-girlfriend.
HERE I AM by Jonathan Foer — A tale told over four tumultuous weeks in Washington, D.C., traces the fracturing of a family in crisis when the three sons of Jacob and Julia confront the paradoxes between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living. Also available on CD.
THE JOLLY ROGER SOCIAL CLUB by Nick Foster – adult non-fiction — The true story of a series of bold killings which took place in a shadowy American expat community in Panama— a tale of greed, political history, and murder in the remote Bocas del Toro, Panama. William Dathan Holbert, aka “Wild Bill,” is awaiting trial for the murder of five fellow American expatriots. Holbert’s first victims were the Brown family, who lived on a remote island in the area’s Darklands. There, Holbert turned their home into the “Jolly Roger Social Club,” using drink- and drug-fueled parties to get to know other ex-pats.
TOM CLANCY TRUE FAITHANDALLEGIANCE by Mark Greaney — After a massive data breach exposes U.S. intelligence operatives all over the world, President Jack Ryan must face an impossible choice when America’s enemies exploit it. Also available on CD.