July 27, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Portales Public Library:

Death Angel By Linda Howard

Drea Rousseau is accustomed to using deception and manipulation in order to get what she wants including playing the dumb bimbo on the arm of drug lord , Rafael Salinas. When Rafael offers an afternoon with Drea as payment for services well done to one of his hired assassins, Drea decides it’s time to leave. No one walks out on Rafael, especially when they take off on the run and with more than just a small amount of his money in their pocket. Drea must use every cunning move she knows and then some in order to stay alive and one step ahead of Salinas’ hit man. In a strange turn of events; however, Drea suddenly discovers that she must drastically change her lifestyle for the better if she wants to live happily both in the now and the ever after.

Second Chance By Jane Green

When their friend Tom is killed in a terrorist attack, a group of 30-something friends gather to mourn the loss of their friend and rediscover the power of friendship, how things change, and the true meaning of a mid-life crisis. Will Saffron’s true love leave his wife for her, how long can Ana and Paul continue IVF treatments, can Holly make her marriage work, and will Olivia’s blind date lead to anything? This new novel by Jane Green is sure to be a mesmerizing page-turner for anyone still trying to figure life out.

My Sister, My Love By Joyce Carol Oates

My Sister, My Love is the first-person narrative of 19-year-old Skyler Rampike, who is the only surviving child of an “infamous” American family. A decade ago, the Rampike family suffered a devastating loss when their young daughter, Bliss, was murdered only to be made more difficult by media scrutiny. This novel serves as part investigation into the unsolved murder; part expos