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Jordaan Library to start holiday hours
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LARNED — Jordaan Memorial Library will be closed over the weekend and on Monday for the New Year’s Day holiday.  Regular hours will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday,  Jan. 3.
Just a reminder about winter closings. 
If Larned USD 495 does not have school because of severe weather conditions, the Jordaan Library will also be closed.  Please call and check to see if we are open before you come out in during a winter storm.
The following are new large print books featured at the Jordaan Library.

‘Secrets of Bella Terra’
Rafe Di Luca returned to his family’s vineyard resort to find out who attacked his beloved grandmother, Sarah. His return stirs up old memories, especially for Brooke Petersson, the woman he seduced and betrayed. Looking back on their youthful romance Brooke laughs and vows “never again.” 
However, when she’s seated in an old Mustang beside Rafe it becomes evident she knows him better than anyone. Enjoy the romance and danger in “Secrets of Bella Terra,” by Christina Dodd.

‘Mrs. Jeffries
Forges Ahead’
Rich and handsome Lewis Banfield married an artist’s model much to the outrage of the marriageable daughters of the London upper crust. Arlette Montrose Banfield is an intelligent, free-spirited woman. When someone poisons the bride’s champagne at the Banfield Ball Inspector Witherspoon is on the case. 
Fortunately, the Inspector’s housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries is also ready to take action in “Mrs. Jeffries Forges Ahead,” by Emily Brightwell.

‘No Rest For the Wicked’
Jane Serafano owner Thornton Books in Juniper, Oregon is ready for life to get back to normal for her and the members of the Murder of the Month Book Club. Ten months after becoming the ”Bookstore Heroine” for unexpectedly bringing a killer to justice she’s had enough and is ready to explore a relationship with local attorney Nick Constantine. 
However, an new corpse is discovered in the sagebrush and a member of the book club is the No. 1 suspect. It’s time for Jane to swing  back into action in “No Rest For the Wicked,” by Elizabeth C. Main.

‘Love in the Afternoon’
Beatrix Hathaway had always been more at home comfortable outdoors than in the ballroom.  She endured a London season but has never been seriously courted. Captain Christopher Phelan, a handsome soldier, plans to marry Beatrix’s  friend Prudence Mercer when he returns from the war. 
It becomes evident from his letters that life on the battlefield has changed him and darkened his soul.  Beatrix offers to help Prudence by writing letters to Christopher for her. What began as an innocent deception soon becomes a passion that can’t be denied in “Love in the Afternoon,” by Lisa Kleypas.