By Teri Mayhew
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Stephen King’s “Doctor Sleep” returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels, The Shining. Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father’s legacy of violence and alcoholism. He settles in a New Hampshire community and gets a job at a nursing home. When he meets Abra Stone his own demons reignite and summon him to a battle for Abra’s soul. Readers from all over give high ratings for this novel of an epic war between good an evil. You may want to reread The Shining before checking out Doctor Sleep. Reserve them both today.
Richard North Patterson’s “Loss of Innocence” is the second book in the Blaine trilogy. This book is a bit different from his other novels. The story begins in 2011 at Martha’s Vineyard. Carla, an actress, recovering alcoholic and hiding from the media is staying in the guest house of Whitney Dane. As the women become acquainted they learn they both share a past with Carla’s now deceased boyfriend, Ben. Reminiscing, Whitney is taken back in time to 1968. The year 1968 was a politically fueled year with much upheaval, assassinations, riots and the draft. Ben, or Benjamin Blaine, a collage dropout worked for Robert Kennedy prior to his assassination. He and Whitney met and became friends much to her parents dismay. Ben disrupts the tranquil of security surrounding Whitney and begins to awaken an need for independence form the ‘perfect’ family syndrome. This family saga will capture your attention and keep those pages truing.
Debbie Macomber fans “Starry Night” brings romance and second chances to the holidays. Society-page columnist Carrie Slayton wants more series stories to write about. Her editor hands her a challenge: interview the remote, reclusive author Finn Dalton. Dalton, living in remote Alaska, no one really knows exactly where, refuses to speak to the press. Carrie is determined to get the story even when it means giving up the holidays with her family. Will she be able to find the world famous novelist? If she does will he speak with her? With her career riding on this one chance Carrie has to come through. Read it today.
***Book descriptions are written from information found on book covers, internet reviews and personal perspectives.
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