Tag Archives: Suspense


Author: Jeffery Deaver Publisher: Simon & Schuster Product Description Behind the well-known U.S. security organizations— the FBI and CIA among them—lies a heavily guarded, anonymous government agency dedicated to intelligence surveillance and to a highly specialized brand of citizen protection. Shock waves of alarm ripple through the clandestine agency when Washington, D.C., police detective Ryan […]

Corsair (Oregon Files)

Author: Clive Cussler, Jack DuBrul Publisher: Putnam Adult Product Description For five novels, Clive Cussler has brought readers into the world of the Oregon, a seemingly dilapidated ship packed with sophisticated equipment, and captained by the rakish, one-legged Juan Cabrillo. And now the Oregon and its crew face their biggest challenge yet. Corsairs are pirates, […]

The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, Book 3)

Rating: (868 reviews) Author: Philip Pullman Publisher: Laurel Leaf Amazon.com From the very start of its very first scene, The Amber Spyglass will set hearts fluttering and minds racing. All we’ll say here is that we immediately discover who captured Lyra at the end of The Subtle Knife, though we’ve yet to discern whether this […]

People of the Book: A Novel

Rating: (105 reviews) Author: Geraldine Brooks Publisher: Viking Adult Amazon.com Amazon Best of the Month, January 2008: One of the earliest Jewish religious volumes to be illuminated with images, the Sarajevo Haggadah survived centuries of purges and wars thanks to people of all faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Geraldine Brooks, the Pulitzer […]

Creation in Death (In Death)

Rating: (68 reviews) Author: J.D. Robb Publisher: Berkley Book Description The 25th In Death novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author

Brian’s Winter

Rating: (341 reviews) Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Laurel Leaf Book Description In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he was rescued at the end of the summer. But what if Brian hadn’t been rescued? What if he had […]

Gossip Girl: Because I’m Worth It

Rating: (84 reviews) Author: Cecily von Ziegesar Publisher: Poppy