On the shelves — March 16

The following books are available from The Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, please call 575-461-0295.

“The Guilty,” by David Baldacci. The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.

“The Mistletoe Inn,” by Richard Paul Evans. An aspiring romance writer with a broken heart meets a complicated man at a Christmas writer’s retreat.

“Warheart,”  by Terry Goodkind. The conclusion of the  recent tetraology about Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell’s adventures.

“The Pharaoh’s Secret,” by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala must save the NUMA crew from a mysterious toxin deployed by a villain who wants to build a new Egyptian empire.

“Cross Justice,” by James Patterson. Detective Alex Cross returns to Starksville, N.C.,  his hometown, for  the first time in 35 years, to help a cousin who has been accused of murder.

“Tom Clancy:  Commander in Chief,” by Mark Greaney. President Jack Ryan detects a pattern in outbreaks of violence around the world that point to the Russian president, but he must unite the Western allies before he can take action.  Clancy died in 2013.

“Precious Gifts,” by Danielle Steel.  When a wealthy, charming man who has been an absent father dies, he leaves bequests specifically tailored to help his three daughters and troubled son achieve their dreams, and a special gift for his former wife.

“Ashley Bell,” by Dean Koontz. A young Southern California writer who survived a fatal diagnosis sets out to find a woman she has been told she must save, overcoming many obstacles in the process.

“Fates and Furies,” by Lauren Groff.  A marriage viewed from two perspectives.

“The Witches,” by Stacy Schiff.  An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.

“Lights Out,” by Ted Koppel. The journalist describes how a cyberattack on the nation’s power grids could paralyze our infrastructure, warns that government has not planned for the possibility, and visits “preppers” who are taking their own precautions.

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