01/14/2019 Book Notes
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Master of His Fate by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Through scandal and romance, tragedy and triumph, the Falconer and Malvern family’s lives intertwine in unexpected ways in this expansive and intricately detailed Victorian era novel filled with drama, intrigue, and Bradford's trademark cast of compelling characters.
The Witch Elm by Tana French
Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer whose dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed.
John Woman by Walter Mosley
This book recounts the transformation of an unassuming boy named Cornelius Jones into John Woman, an unconventional history professor?while the legacy of a hideous crime lurks in the shadows.
Large Print MOSLEY
Bloody Sunday by Ben Coes
Dewey Andreas, still reeling from recent revelations about his own past, is ready to retire from the CIA. But he's the only available agent with the skills to carry out the CIA's plan to stop North Korea. The plan is to inject a singular designer poison into the head of the North Korean military and in exchange for the nuclear plans, provide him with the one existing dose of the antidote. But it goes awry when Dewey manages to inject a small amount of the poison into himself. Now, to survive, Dewey must get into North Korea and access the antidote and, while there, thwart the nuclear ambitions of both North Korea and Iran. And he has less than 24 hours to do so.
Mystery LP COES
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