On the shelves — April 28

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


Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke. It’s June in Lake Eden, Minn., and for Hannah Swensen, that means bridal showers galore plus a massive fundraising event, not to mention a killer who never learned that charity begins at home.

Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop. In the sequel to the Shadow Queen, Lady Cassidy has started restoring traditions that were all but destroyed during long years of corrupt queens that culminates in a genocidal war.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith. In 1818 Indiana, 9-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother’s bedside. She’s been stricken with something the old-timers call “Milk Sickness.” Only later will the grieving Abe learn that his mother’s fatal affliction was actually the work of a vampire.

The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan. In this second adventure in Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, Percy is anticipating the end of seventh grade and a summer at Camp Half-Blood with kids who are the offspring of Greek gods and mortals.

Mr. and Miss Anonymous by Fern Michaels. Financially desperate students at Berkeley, Peter and Lily resort to selling their genetic material to a local fertility clinic.

Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts. Innocence, Miss., isn’t innocent for long when a murderer strikes the sleepy town.

Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison. Having recently learned that Rachel is a witch-born demon whose children would be demons, a white magic coven is shunning her and accusing her of black magic.

Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs. The fifth Mercy Thompson yarn has the garage mechanic-to-coyote shape-shifter up to her armpits in romantic and supernatural trouble.

Split Image by Robert B. Parker. Jesse Stone, the police chief of Paradise, Mass., copes with divorce, the bottle and the murder of a mob soldier.

The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine. Two sisters — one logical and one emotional — move in with their mother when her ex-husband kicks her out.