… in the library’s case… “M” is for Mystery, Mystery, and Mystery.
That’s a clue, “Pam’s Picks” a few good mysteries.
In no special order, except alphabetical by author:
“Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree” by Nancy Atherton, this is a charming read just right when life gets too hectic.
“Death of a Chimney Sweep” by M.C. this is a Hamish Macbeth mystery. In the south of Scotland, residents get their chimneys vacuum-cleaned. But in the isolated villages in the very north of Scotland, the villagers rely on the services of the itinerant sweep, Pete Ray, and his old-fashioned brushes. Pete is always able to find work in the Scottish highlands, until one day when Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices blood dripping onto the floor of a villager’s fireplace, and a dead body stuffed inside the chimney. The entire town of Lochdubh is certain Pete is the culprit, but Hamish doesn’t believe that the affable chimney sweep is capable of committing murder. Then Pete’s body is found on the Scottish moors, and the mystery deepens. Once again, it’s up to Hamish to discover who’s responsible for the dirty deed.
“Fadeaway Girl” by Martha Grimes, this book has three murders, an attempted murder, and a kidnapping. This is the sequel to “Bell Ruin.” Twelve year old Emma is still hard on the trail of the truth behind the murders of Mary Evelyn Devereau, Rose Queen and Fern Queen, the attempted murder of Emma herself and most of all the kidnapping of the four month old Slade baby, twelve years earlier.
“A Bone to Pick” by Charlaine Harris, this is an Aurora Teagarden. Aurora is surprised to inherit a friend’s estate. And ever more surprised to find a scull hidden in a window seat. She inherited a murder mystery too.
“Fatal Error” by J. A. Jance, this is a pulsing tale of suspense where no one is safe from a fatal error. Ali Reynolds agrees to help a friend whose fiancé is missing. Ali soon learns that he is a cyber sociopath who has left a trail of broken hearts in his virtual wake. When he turns up murdered Ali must clear her friend’s name.
My Non-fiction Pick, It’s not an “M” but a “D” for Derby Day. A unique book called “Derby Day” by Pamela Pease. What makes it unique, it a Pop-up book a celebration of the Kentucky Derby. Plus, two new “H” is for Horse books.
“What Every Horse Should Know” by Cherry Hill, this is an in-depth look at how horses think, learn, and respond to stimuli, and interpret human behavior.
“Kingfisher Illustrated Horse and Pony Encyclopedia” by Sandy Ransford. This book has general information on horses and pony breeds. It also covers keeping, feeding, grooming, health care, and riding with beautiful illustrations.
New Audio Books on CD: “Fatal Error” by J.A. Jance, and “Devil’s Food Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke.
New CDs: “Come Around Sundown” by Kings of Leon, “The Element of Freedom” by Alicia Keys, and “Loud” by Rihanna.
New DVDs: “Annie’s Point,” and “Back to You and Me.”
SPRING BOOK SALE: We are having a Spring Book Sale this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 5-7!! We will have great buys ($1 a bag). 9:30-4:00 Thursday & Friday and 9:00-12:00 on Saturday.