Monday, January 30, 2017

Large Print Fiction

Here are some large print fiction books just sitting on our shelves waiting for you to come and check them out. These particular selections will definitely keep your interest and satisfy your need for suspense, mystery, and espionage; even some heart strings might get tugged.

At the Edge of Summer, by Jessica Brockmole, author of Letters from Skye, returns with this super fantastic story of a friendship between Luc and a 15-year old Scottish girl named Clare who is grieving over her parent’s fate. The setting starts off in the French countryside. She inspires Luc as he has never felt before. Then all of a sudden she was gone. Luc, so devastated by her departure starts writing her letters. Years later they meet but under very different circumstances, during war.

I Am No One, by Patrick Flanery, once again takes his readers on a scary and mysterious journey. A middle-aged college professor, having taught at Oxford for 10 years returns to his home in the U.S. Soon after his return mysterious boxes begin showing up. The boxes contain his whole digital life for the past 10 years--Internet data, phone records, and photos. Obviously he is under surveillance, but why? Come check out this book to find out the answer.

Do you like stories about missing persons, private investigators and love affairs? Then come on down to the library and check out the book entitled, When All The Girls Are Gone, by Jayne Ann Krentz, New York Times bestselling author. When Charlotte tries to contact her step sister Jocelyn, to tell her the terrible news that one of her closest friends was found dead, Jocelyn is no where to be found. She’s gone off before, but never like this. Charlotte hires a detective, Max and then all hell breaks loose. Want to know more, then come down and check out this well written who-did-it.

Another New York Times bestselling author, Bernard Cornwell, has written The Flame Bearer. Do you enjoy books about Kings, Queens, Vikings, warriors, knights in shining armor, and conquering lands? If so, then this novel about England's greatest warrior, Uhtred of Bebbanburg, who has the chance to take back the home his traitorous uncle stole from him so many years ago and which his conniving cousin still occupies, may strike your fancy and fill your mind with images of horses, men and soldiers fighting and scheming to get back what was once theirs.

A well known author, Danielle Steel, has another great book out called, The Award.  This story takes place in 1940 when the German army is occupying France. Gaelle finds herself in the most terrible situations where her closest friend and her family are sent to a detention camp awaiting deportation. She ends up on a perilous journey, joining the French Resistance. This is a fast moving story, full of horrors and mystery. It will take you back to a time most would much rather try and forget.

--Nicki Malave, Network Coordinator

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