River Wissey Lovell Fuller


September 2003

Books available via the Norfolk Library system


Featuring new titles available from Mobile and Branch Libraries in Norfolk

This month's new fiction titles are......

* Jack Higgins - Bad Company - In the waning days of World War II, Hitler gave his diary to a young aide for safekeeping. Now it's threatening to resurface, with explosive contents.

* P D James - The Murder Room - A small, private museum has been inherited by three siblings, all of whom are required by the family trust to sign any new lease. Without the new lease the museum will have to close. One brother is adamant he won't sign, and then the housekeeper discovers his body in his still blazing car....

* Dean Koontz - The Face - The Face. He's Hollywood's most dazzling star. His flawless countenance inspires the worship of millions, and fires the hatred of one twisted soul. In the days before Christmas, this warped and dangerous star-hater has sent six very sinister messages to the Face, promising the opposite of a nice surprise for the festive season.

* Danielle Steel - Johnny Angel - In her fifty-eighth bestselling novel, Danielle Steel tells the breathtaking story of a mother's love and a son's gift, of the tragedy that nearly destroyed a family... and the miracle that saved them.

Here are some of the latest non-fiction titles......

* Jeffrey Archer - A Prison Diary Volume 2 - On Thursday 19 July 2001, after a perjury trial lasting seven weeks, Jeffrey Archer was sentenced to four years in jail. In this second instalment of his diaries, Jeffrey Archer recounts the time he spent in Wayland Prison.

* Paul Blake - Who Was Your Granny's Granny? - Genealogy made easy, exciting, sociable, inspiring and accessible to everyone.

* Bill Bryson - A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. This book is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilisation.

For our teen readers.....

* Mark Haddon - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - This is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's, a form of autism. He has never gone further than the end of the road on his own, but when he finds a neighbour's dog murdered he sets out on a terrifying journey which will turn his whole world upside down.

......and just in case you didn't know, here's the latest Harry Potter!

* J K Rowling - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Harry Potter is due to start his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He is desperate to get back to school and find out why his friends Ron and Hermione have been so secretive all summer. However, what Harry is about to discover in his new year at Hogwarts will turn his world upside down.

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