Mrs. Jeffries Stalks the Hunter

Author: Emily Brightwell ISBN: 9780425198858 Pages: 215 Description: For me, Mrs. Jeffries Mysteries are the literary equivilent to comfort food; familiar, safe from unpleasant surprises, enjoyable and always made from the same recipe. (Take that as you will; for some, as a series that may not be a good recipe). Excellent bedtime reads that are short enough to complete in …

Title: Nutshell

Author: Ian McEwan ISBN: 9780385542074 Pages: 208 Description: Nutshell is a classic story of murder and deceit, told by a narrator with a perspective and voice unlike any in recent literature. A bravura performance, it is the finest recent work from a true master. To be bound in a nutshell, see the world in two inches of ivory, in a …

Through Her Eyes

Author: Jennifer Archer ISBN: 9780061834585 Pages: 384 Description: Every ghost has a story to tell. The last place Tansy Piper wants to be is stuck in Cedar Canyon, Texas, in the middle of nowhere, with a bunch of small-town kids. But when her mother decides to move to the desolate West Texas town, Tansy has no choice but to go …

El poder del perro

Author: Don Winslow ISBN: 9788439721338 Pages: 718 Description: Cuando su compañero aparece muerto con signos de haber sido torturado por la mafia de la droga, el agente de la DEA Art Keller, emprende una feroz venganza. Encadenados a la misma guerra, se encuentran una hermosa prostituta de alto standing; un cura católico confidente de esta y empeñado en ayudar al …

The Hornet’s Sting: The Amazing Untold Story Of Second World War Spy Thomas Sneum

Author: Mark Ryan ISBN: 9780749909901 Pages: 384 Description: This book far exceeded my expectations. I selected it almost at random to satisfy a book club requirement. A true story about Thomas Sneun, a Danish air pilot who when ordered not to fight when Germany invaded Denmark at the beginning of WWI, became one of Britain’s most important spies in the …

Angels Fallen

Author: Francis Smith ISBN: Pages: 0 Description: During WWII, senior Nazi party and Vatican officials plotted the most brazen robbery of all time. Sixty years later, multi-millionaire Hans Dieter, in a death bed confession, reveals to his son, Jim Dieter (retired Navy SEAL) and his best friend, Dan Flaherty (ex-IRA) his role in the robbery. The Vatican becomes aware that …

Title: Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die

Author: John Piper ISBN: 9781581347883 Pages: 127 Description: The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his death? The answer to the last question is that God did. Jesus was God’s Son. The suffering was unsurpassed, but …

The New-England Primer: Boston 1777; Patriotic Textbook Series

Author: John Cotton ISBN: 9781929241255 Pages: 80 Description: The single most influential Christian textbook in history, most scholars agree that most, if not all, of the Founding Fathers were taught to read and write using this The New England Primer, which is unsurpassed to this day for its excellence of practical training and Christian worldview. First published in 1690, the …

Title: Balefire

Author: Cate Tiernan ISBN: Pages: 974 Description: The whole Balefire series by Cate Tiernan is now in one edition. After seventeen-year-old Thais Allard loses her widowed father in a tragic car accident, she is forced to leave the only home she’s ever known to live with a total stranger in New Orleans. New Orleans greets Thais with many secrets and …

Deep Creek

Author: Dana Hand ISBN: 9780547237480 Pages: 320 Description: Idaho Territory, June 1887. A small-town judge takes his young daughter fishing, and she catches a man. Another body surfaces, then another. The final toll: over 30 Chinese gold miners brutally murdered. Their San Francisco employer hires Idaho lawman Joe Vincent to solve the case. Soon he journeys up the wild Snake …