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Library Corner by Gloria Kinley & Library Lines by Andrea Trembath

Library Corner July 20th

New Fiction

 In Fade to Black, from David Rosenfelt, policeman Doug Brock helps a fellow victim of amnesia untangle a murder case and discovers he may not be as distant as he thinks. After getting shot in the line of duty, New Jersey state police officer Doug Brock has been busy rebuilding his life. He's reunited with his fiance and started to get some of his memories back. He hopes he can continue to recover with the help of an amnesia support group and that the damage from his past isn't permanent. It isn't until fellow group member Sean Conner approaches him after a meeting that Doug realizes the trouble is just beginning. Sean has discovered in his attic what can only be called a scrapbook of a murder victim, but he has no recollection of the girl's identity or why he might have gathered this information. Doug agrees to help and convinces his captain to open what had been a cold case. When he discovers that he had a personal connection to this case, suddenly he's questioning everything he thought he knew about the case, about Sean, and about his own past.

In the Region of the Summer Stars is a new Celtic fantasy from Stephen R. Lawhead, the critically-acclaimed author of the Pendragon Cycle. Ravaged by barbarian Scalda forces, the last hope for Eirlandia lies with the island's warring tribes. Wrongly cast out of his tribe, Conor, the first-born son of the Celtic king, embarks on a dangerous mission to prove his innocence.What he discovers will change Eirlandia forever. As the Scalda have captured the mystical Fae to use as an ultimate weapon. And Conor's own people have joined in the invasion.

Ultimate thriller writer Jeffery Deaver returns with a new Lincoln Rhyme investigation in his new book called The Cutting Edge. Rhyme and Amelia Sachs' latest case: catching a terrifying killer targeting couples... The happiest time of their lives - will be their last. William and Anna went to collect her engagement ring. One and a half carats, almost flawless. But the Promisor had other ideas for their future.... Their murder - and that of the diamond cutter they were visiting - is only the first of a series of macabre attacks. Someone is targeting couples just as they start their lives together. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs, newly married themselves, are on the hunt. But the killer is hunting down any witnesses who can help them. He has promised one thing: to destroy. Rhyme and Sachs will have to use all their own skills and determination to break his vow

Mary Cyr, by David Adams Richards, opens in Mexico, just as a disaster strikes a small town: a coal-mine has collapsed, with thirteen men trapped inside. Less than forty-eight hours later, the authorities summarily decide to abandon all hope of finding survivors and seal up the mine entrance--willfully oblivious to the half-dozen souls still breathing below ground. Shortly after that, a thirteen-year-old Mexican boy, Victor, is discovered dead in the hotel room of a Canadian visitor--a 45-year-old woman, and heiress to a vast fortune, who goes by the name Mary Cyr.

In Mary Cyr, the unwinding tale will take us from a harsh jail cell in Mexico, where Mary Cyr is imprisoned, deep into Canadian police officer John Delano's past, and even further into the murky depths of a wealthy New Brunswick family whose ties to mining, newspapers and a host of other interests lead to the highest corridors of power. At the heart of this maelstrom lies a woman who is compromised and confused, but also poignant, wounded and well-intentioned: the beautiful and tragic Mary Cyr.

New Non Fiction

 With all the talk of dialysis, transplants, and treatments for comorbidities, living with chronic kidney disease can be overwhelming. When it comes to your diet, it takes more than a few substitutions to stay on track-and most people need help getting there. Susan Zogheib takes renal health to the next level in the Renal Diet Plan & Cookbook: The Optimal Nutrition Guide to Manage Kidney Disease. Zogheib offers solution-oriented diet plans and recipes that will help you maintain kidney health, and potentially avoid more invasive options like dialysis and transplants. Helpful nutritional facts enable you to track your calories, protein, sugar, fat, sodium, potassium, and phosphorus.

Krista Law