Prendergast Library Announces Titles Added To Collection

The James Prendergast Library has added several new titles to its collection. They include:


“Beneath the Abbey Wall” by A. D. Scott. Joanne Ross is a single mother working for the Highland Gazette in the 1950s. When the paper’s office manager is found murdered, Joanne and her colleagues investigate the crime.

“Foreign Country” by Charles Cumming. Amelia Levene, the first female Chief of MI6, disappears six weeks before she is due to become the most influential spy in Europe. Thomas Kell, a recently disgraced MI6 officer is tasked with finding her as his chance at redemption.

“Sojourn” by Andrew Krivak. After Jozef Vinich’s mother dies, he and his father leave a small Colorado mining town to return to Austria-Hungary. When World War I begins, Jozef becomes a sharpshooter in the Kaiser’s army and survives a trek through the Alps and capture by the enemy.

Other titles are:

Absolutist by John Boyne

After the Rain by Nicola Thorne

Agenda 21 by Glenn Beck

All Things New by Lynn Austin

Bake-Off by Beth Kendrick

Beluga by Rick Gavin

Between Heaven and Here by Susan Straight

Big Bang by Linda Joffe Hull

Burial at Sea by Charles Finch

Canon Creek by Lewis B. Patten

Chocolate Money by Ashley Prentice Norton

Christmas Kid by Pete Hamill

Corpse on the Court by Simon Brett

Crossing by Gilbert Morris

Curfew by Jesse Ball

Dying on the Vine by Aaron Elkins

Empire and Honor by W. E. B. Griffin

Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Flame of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier

Fobbit by David Abrams

Forgotten by David Baldacci

Forrests by Emily Perkins

Fox Tracks by Rita Mae Brown

Goodbye for Now by Laurie Frankel

Handkerchief Tree by Anne Douglas

His Love Endures Forever by Beth Wiseman

Home in Drayton Valley by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks

Intercept by Dick Wolf

Irish Country Wedding by Patrick Taylor

It’s Fine By Me by Per Petterson

Last Policeman by Ben Winters

Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures by Emma Straub

Lawgiver by Herman Wouk

Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King

Life Among Giants by Bill Roorbach

Life of Objects by Susanna Moore

Looking for Yesterday by Marcia Muller

Mad River by John Sandford

Malice of Fortune by Michael Ennis

Marseille Caper by Peter Mayle

Martha by Diana Wallis Taylor

Merry Christmas, Alex Cross by James Patterson

Miss Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn

Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn

Murder of a Beauty Shop Queen by Bill Crider

Nano by Robin Cook

Nebula Awards Showcase 2012

Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

Panther by Nelson DeMille

Paradise City by Archer Mayor

Perfect Hope by Nora Roberts

Plain & Simple Heart by Lori Copeland

Political Suicide by Michael Palmer

Poseidon’s Arrow by Clive Cussler

Postcards From the Dead by Laura Childs

Prodigal Son by Colleen McCullough

Red Rain by R. L. Stine

River of Mercy by B. J. Hoff

Ruins by Orson Scott Card

Safe House by Chris Ewan

Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville

Say You’re Sorry by Michael Robotham

Sea Glass Summer by Dorothy Cannell

Season for Tending by Cindy Woodsmall

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

Shadow Woman by Linda Howard

Silver by Andrew Motion

Silvered by Tanya Huff

Simple Autumn by Rosalind Lauer

Sins of the Mother by Danielle Steel

Something Old, Something New by Beverly Jenkins

Summer House by Marcia Willett

Sweet Tooth by Ian McWean

Taming the Wind by Tracie Peterson

This is How it Ends by Kathleen MacMahon

Threat Vector by Tom Clancy

Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen

Two Graves by Douglas Preston

Valley of the Shadow by Carola Dunn

Victory at Yorktown by Newt Gingrich

What the Cat Saw by Carolyn Hart

Whispers in the Wind by Lauraine Snelling

Year’s Best Science Fiction

Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers


“Blackberry Winter” by Sarah Jio. In 1933 Seattle, single mother Vera Ray leaves work to find a May Day snowfall and her three-year-old son missing. In 2010 Seattle, Claire Aldridge is covering the May 1 “blackberry winter” storm and learns of the unsolved abduction from 1933.

“Delusion in Death” by J.D. Robb. During happy-hour in a downtown bar, eighty people lay dead after twelve minutes of chaos and violence. Lieutenant Eve Dallas sorts through the events trying to find who unleashed such horror.

“Sutton” by J.R. Moehringer. During the cycles of bank panics, depressions and soaring unemployment, Willie Sutton became America’s most successful bank robber. It was his way out of the Irish slums of Brooklyn, and a way to win the girl of his dreams.

More titles include:

100-year-old Man who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

After the Funeral by Agatha Christie

All For One by Melody Carlson

Any Sunday by Debbie Macomber

Bodies Left Behind by Jeffery Deaver

Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell

Breaking News by Fern Michaels

Bridesmaid by Beverly Lewis

Brutal Telling by Louise Penny

Buffalo Bill’s Dead Now by Margaret Coel

Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

Buzzard Table by Margaret Maron

Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns by Margaret Dilloway

Cimarron Blood by William A Luckey

Close Your Eyes by Irish Johansen

Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir

Dick Francis’s Bloodline by Felix Francis

End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

Fatal Grace by Louise Penny

Foreign Country by Charles Cumming

Full Disclosure by Dee Henderson

Heartbroken by Lisa Unger

Hellbox by Bill Pronzini

Hiss and Hers by M. C. Beaton

Home in Carolina by Sherryl Woods

Importance of Being Seven by Alexander McCall Smith

Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber

Last Man by Vince Flynn

Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen

Leader of the Pack by David Rosenfelt

Little Century by Anna Keesey

Little Night by Luanne Rice

Looking for Yesterday by Marcia Muller

Marseille Caper by Peter Mayle

Meryl Streep Movie Club by Mia March

Miss Marple by Agatha Christie

Miss Me When I’m Gone by Emily Arsenault

Mojave Guns by Roe Richmond

Mr. Monk is a Mess by Lee Goldberg

Murder on the Half Shelf by Lorna Barrett

No Distance Too Far by Lauraine Snelling

No Safe Harbor by Elizabeth Ludwig

No Way to Kill a Lady by Nancy Martin

NYPD Red by James Patterson

Peaches for Father Francis by Joanne Harris

Phantom by Jo Nesbo

Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank

Poseidon’s Arrow by Clive Cussler

Promises to Keep by Ann Tatlock

Racketeer by John Grisham

Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson

River’s End by Melody Carlson

September Society by Charles Finch

Silent Girl by Tess Gerritsen

Sins of the Mother by Danielle Steel

Sleep No More by Irish Johansen

Still Life by Louise Penny

Sweet Tooth by Ian McWean

Together Alone by Barbara Delinsky

Trick of the Light by Louise Penny

Victory at Yorktown by Newt Gingrich

Voice in the Wind by Francine Rivers

Wanted Man by Lee Child

Way of the Outlaw by Lauran Paine

Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich

You Are The Love of my Life by Susan Richards Shreve


Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Ruthless by Sara Shepard

Winter Town by Stephen Emond