01-12-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295.

Fiction
Death Song by Michael McGarrity. The bushwhack
killing of a deputy sheriff in Lincoln County and the brutal murder of the deputy’s wife in Santa Fe bring Police Chief Kevin Kerney and his Mescalero Apache son, Sergeant Clayton Istee, back together in a double homicide investigation.
Hand Of Evil by J.A. Jance. Ali has moved to Arizona, and gets mixed up with a series of killings involving incidents that took place as long as forty years ago.
The Castle Of The Forest by Norman Mailer. Historians, psychiatrists, and intelligence agencies have been reflecting and studying Adolph Hitler’s mind for years. Now one of America’s most gifted novelists, Norman Mailer has come up with a standalone-fictionalized novel of the birth, and origins of the 20th century’s most notorious mass murderer.
Metal Swarm by Kevin Anderson. In the aftermath of a devastating war, swarms of ancient black robots built by the lost insectoid Klikiss race continue their depredations on helpless worlds with stolen and heavily armed Earth battleships.
Lord John And The Hand Of Devils by Diana Gabaldon. Lord John investigates the cause of a cannon explosion in the English countryside that results in a fellow officer’s death.

Non-Fiction
Day Of Reckoning by Patrick Buchanan. The syndicated columnist and former presidential candidate attacks free trade, illegal immigrations and the idea that America should spread democracy around the world.
An Inconvenient Book by Glenn Beck. The conservative TV and talk-radio host offers his solutions to problems including global warming, poverty and political correctness.
A Family Christmas edited by Caroline Kennedy. Poetry, prose and lyrics from a diverse group of authors.
The Billionaire Who Wasn’t by Conor O’Clery. In vivid, unvarnished prose, “The Billionaire Who Wasn’t” recounts Feeney’s meteoric rise from blue-collar beginnings in Elizabeth, N.J., to a perch as one of America’s titans of commerce, head of Duty Free Shoppers, the largest liquor retailer in the world.”