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  • By Teri Mayhew
    Get Ready, Get Set, READ...
    “Gone” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge is ready to read. Thriller number six in the Michael Bennett series is full of explosive action and fast paced. Manuel Perrine, a ruthless crime lord has declared war on America. Detective Bennett is the only one who knows why. Bennett and his ten adopted children, nanny, and grandfather are safely hidden on a California farm. With an escalating series of assassinations the FBI has no choice but to ask Bennett to risk it all to stop Perrine. Will Bennett leave hiding to help? Pick up this action packed story and read it today.
    “Dark Witch” by Nora Roberts is number one in The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy. Iona Sheehan craved devotion and acceptance growing up, she learned where to find both; Ireland. Arriving in Ireland, with nothing but her Nan’s Directions, an unfailing optimistic attitude, and a love for horses she finds family. When she finds a job at the local stables and meets the owner, who is one big, bold package, she realizes this is the life she has craved for so long. However, nothing is as it seems. An ancient evil has wound its way around the family tree.  This is a must read for Roberts fans, as the enchanting story is magically written and will captivate readers. ‘The perfect blend of true love, friendship, and undeniable courage in the face of evil.’
    Evonovich fans “Takedown Twenty”  is here. Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is on the case again. Mobster Salvator “Uncle Sunny” Sunucchi goes into hiding. It’s up to Stephanie to find him. Now Uncle Sunny is accused of murder; running over a guy twice, not the nicest way to be murdered. Nobody and I mean nobody wants to turn him in, including poker buddies, his bimbo girlfriend, or his two right-hand men. To top it off Uncle Sunny is Joe Morelli’s actual godfather. Morelli is just Trenton’s hottest cop and on-off boy friend of Stephanie. Follow the action as Stephanie deals with the usual hysterical antics. Sign up on the list today to ready Takedown Twenty. If you haven’t read the series try them out.
    ***Book descriptions are written from information found on book covers, internet reviews and personal perspectives.
    Start looking for these new arrivals & Just added books
    “Accused” by Lisa Scottoline; “Second Honeymoon” by J. Patterson; “Hunnting Eve”  by Iris Johansen and “Songs of Willow Frost” by J. Ford
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