July 27, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at Clovis-Carver Public Library:

Standing Tall: A Memoir of Tragedy and Triumph by C. Vivian Stringer shares the remarkable story of the head coach of the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights, who turned her underdog teams into champions time and time again.

Dead Heat by Joel Rosenberg centers on a terrorist plot to assassinate one of the candidates in a fiercely contended presidential campaign as oil prices surge to record highs, a new dictator is rising in Iraq, and North Korea is ready to strike.

Stop Whining, Start Living by Dr. Laura Schlessinger issues an important message in the no-nonsense but compassionate voice that is her trademark, encouraging us to reject negative attitudes, open up to gratitude, and do what we are supposed to be doing.

The Killer’s Wife by Bill Floyd revolves around Leigh Wren, whose testimony put her ex-husband on death row for a string of gruesome murders, but now the father of one of the victims begins to stalk her in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

The Silver Swan by Benjamin Black continues the story of pathologist Quirke as his investigation into a young woman’s dubious suicide sets off a new string of questions, hazards, and deceptions.

Forgotten Household Crafts by John Seymour demonstrates a range of traditional skills such as churning butter, making cheese, spinning wool and making lye and soap with the tried and trusted methods that have been honed over the centuries.

Charley’s Web by Joy Fielding tells the story of an ambitious journalist whose foray into the mind of a killer puts her own family in jeopardy.

A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer introduces Danny Cartwright, a victim of a gross miscarriage of justice who is sentenced to prison and undergoes a major transformation under the tutelage of his sophisticated cellmate that enables him to clear his name while taking revenge on the people who wronged him.