Just a reminder during a winter storm Jordaan Library will be closed if the schools are closed. Announcements will be on the KSNC and KWCH TV channels and the local radio station. If the conditions are icy, call the library to find out if we are closed.
The Rotating Book Collection will be changed on Friday this week. The Rotating Book Van comes six times a year. New Westerns, mysteries, romance, and books on CD will be available. Once in a while some old favorites are included in the selection.
New York City is in the grip of a horrifying crime wave. The city is in chaos and everyone is terrified. It’s obvious the crimes are the work of an efficient, deadly mastermind. The city calls Detective Michael Bennett away from a seaside retreat with his family, leaving the entire family open to attack. Bennett enlists the help of FBI agent Emily Parker.
Another crime leads Bennett and Emily to a shocking discovery that exposes the killer’s pattern in Tick Tock by James Patterson.
Edythe Amsel is thrilled with her first teaching assignment, the one-room schoolhouse in Walnut Hill, Neb. Edythe is independent and headstrong, with definite ideas about a well-rounded education. Joe Townsend is thrilled the town council has hired a female teacher. Joe has been raising his nephews since their parents’ death and believes the boys would benefit from a woman’s influence. It only takes a week for the town to be up in arms about Edythe’s teaching methods. However, Joe can’t help but notice Miss Amsel is pretty and just might make a good mother for his boys in Courting Miss Amsel by Kim Vogel Sawyer.
A group of chefs just out of cooking school is planning to open a restaurant in Granford. The plan is to use locally grown foods. That’s great news for Meg Corey, because she has just purchased an orchard. Then one of the chefs is found dead in a farmer’s pig wallow. The plans come to a screeching halt, so Meg sets out to find out who would murder the young man.
She’s trying not to step on anyone’s toes, but then her investigation turns up some old town secrets in Red Delicious Death by Sheila Connelly.