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Week of September 10, 2018

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Week of September 10, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of September 10th include THE FALLEN, David Baldacci's fourth Memory Man thriller featuring Amos Decker, who is investigating four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks but finds that his previously infallible memory may not be so trustworthy after all; THE BEST OF ADAM SHARP by Graeme Simsion, a romantic novel about true love, second chances and decades of great music; ALONE, in which historian Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War II and the great events that led to Dunkirk; and Mary V. Dearborn's ERNEST HEMINGWAY, the first full biography of the legendary novelist and short story writer in more than 15 years, the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material, and the first written by a woman.

The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion - Fiction/Humor

September 11, 2018

Two decades ago, Adam Sharp’s piano playing led him into a passionate relationship with Angelina Brown, an intelligent and strong-willed actress. They had a chance at something more --- but Adam didn’t take it. Now, on the cusp of turning 50, Adam likes his life. He’s happy with his partner Claire, he excels in music trivia at quiz night at the local pub, he looks after his mother, and he does the occasional consulting job in IT. But he can never quite shake off his nostalgia for what might have been. And then, out of nowhere, from the other side of the world, Angelina gets in touch. What does she want? Does Adam dare to live dangerously?

The Best of Us: A Memoir by Joyce Maynard - Memoir

September 11, 2018

Broken Windows: A Duke Rogers PI Thriller by Paul D. Marks - Mystery/Thriller

September 10, 2018

Ernest Hemingway: A Biography by Mary V. Dearborn - Biography

September 11, 2018

The Fallen by David Baldacci - Thriller

September 11, 2018

Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes have the police stumped. Amos Decker and his FBI colleague, Alex Jamison, are in Baronville visiting Alex's sister and her family. Decker has only been there a few hours when he stumbles on a horrific double murder scene. Then the next killing hits sickeningly close to home. And with the lives of people he cares about suddenly hanging in the balance, Decker begins to realize that the recent string of deaths may be only one small piece of a much larger scheme --- with consequences that will reach far beyond Baronville.

Gorbachev: His Life and Times by William Taubman - Biography

September 11, 2018

Poison: A Dismas Hardy Novel by John Lescroart - Legal Thriller

September 11, 2018

Finally recovered from two gunshot wounds, Dismas Hardy is looking forward to easing into retirement and reconnecting with his family. But he is pulled back into the courtroom when Grant Wagner, the steely owner of a successful family business, is murdered. The prime suspect is Wagner’s bookkeeper, Abby Jarvis, a former client of Hardy’s who had been receiving large sums of cash under-the-table from the company --- but she insists that she’s innocent. Preparing for trial, Dismas investigates the Wagner clan, discovering dark, twisted secrets, jealous siblings, gold-digging girlfriends, betrayals and blackmail. The closer he gets to the Wagners, the clearer it becomes that Dismas has a target painted on his back.

Righteous: An IQ Novel by Joe Ide - Mystery

September 11, 2018

Ten years ago, when Isaiah Quintabe was just a boy, his brother was killed by an unknown assailant. The search for the killer sent Isaiah plunging into despair and nearly destroyed his life. Even with a flourishing career and near-iconic status as a PI in his hometown, he has to begin the hunt again --- or lose his mind. A case takes him and his volatile, dubious sidekick, Dodson, to Vegas, where Chinese gangsters and a terrifying seven-foot loan shark are stalking a DJ and her screwball boyfriend. If Isaiah doesn't find the two first, they'll be murdered. Awaiting the outcome is the love of IQ's life: fail, and he'll lose her. Isaiah's quest will lead him to the mastermind behind his brother's death, Isaiah's own sinister Moriarty.