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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Charles Todd
Publisher: William Morrow (2014, Jan 21st).
A dangerous case with ties leading back to the battlefields of World War I dredges up dark memories for Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge in Hunting Shadows, a gripping and atmospheric historical mystery set in 1920s England, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd.A society wedding at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire becomes a crime scene when a man is murdered. After another body is found, the baffled local constabulary turns to Scotland Yard. Though the second crime had a witness, her description of the killer is so strange its unbelievable.Despite his experience, Inspector Ian Rutledge has few answers of his own. The victims are so different that there is no rhyme or reason to their deaths. Nothing logically seems to connect them—except the killer. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Martha Grimes
Publisher: Scribner (2014, Jun 3rd).
The inimitable Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury returns in another “literate, lyrical, funny, funky, discursive, bizarre” (The Washington Post) mystery, now with a tip of the derby to Alfred Hitchcock’s famous movie, Vertigo.Richard Jury is meeting Tom Williamson at Vertigo 42, a bar on the forty-second floor of an office building in London’s financial district. Despite inconclusive evidence, Tom is convinced his wife, Tess, was murdered seventeen years ago. The inspector in charge of the case was sure Tess’s death was accidental—a direct result of vertigo—but the official police inquiry is still an open verdict and Jury agrees to re-examine the case. Jury learns that a nine-year-old girl fell to her death five years before Tess at the same country house in Devon where Tess died. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (2014, Jul 1st).
The war is on…Counted among the fiercest Andarion warriors ever born, Hauk is one of the five founding members of the Sentella: an organization that has declared war on the League. They rule the Ichidian universe with an iron fist and terrify it with an army of well-trained assassins. Hauk’s enemies are legion, but he fears nothing and no one. He will do whatever it takes to survive and protect his Sentella brethren. Sumi Antaxas is one of the best assassins the League has ever trained. In her world, failure is not an option and she has never met a target she couldn’t execute. So when she’s assigned Hauk, she believes it’ll be a quick and easy mission.But nothing is ever as simple as it seems, and Hauk is far better skilled than any she's faced before, in Born of Fury from #1 Bestselling Author Sherrilyn Kenyon. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Ann Budd
Publisher: Interweave (2013, Aug 31st).
Discover fresh new designs for scarves, shawls, and cowls. With Scarf Style 2, you'll follow up to the best-selling Scarf Style and learn from the experts!Scarves are comfort food for knitters, and a great way to learn new techniques without a big investment in time or materials. You'll be introduced to many basic knitting techniques such as color, lace, cables, and more. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, Scarf Style 2 offers a wide range of patterns for all ages and skill levels. As scarves remain the most popular go-to project for knitters, you'll discover great ways to use small quantities of luxury yarn or use up leftover yarns in your stash.Don't miss the Designer's Notebook at the back that offers further advice on designing your own patterns. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: A.S. King
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (2013, Oct 22nd).
In this fearless portrayal of a boy on the edge, highly acclaimed Printz Honor author A.S. King explores the desperate reality of a former child "star" struggling to break free of his anger.Gerald Faust started feeling angry even before his mother invited a reality TV crew into his five-year-old life. Twelve years later, he's still haunted by his rage-filled youth--which the entire world got to watch from every imaginable angle--and his anger issues have resulted in violent outbursts, zero friends, and clueless adults dumping him in the special education room at school. No one cares that Gerald has tried to learn to control himself; they're all just waiting for him to snap. And he's starting to feel dangerously close to doing just that...until he chooses to create possibilities for himself that he never knew he deserved. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability