Nov. 23, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library.

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
by James Rollins continues the adventures of America’s favorite globe-trotting, treasure-hunting, wisecracking archaeologist as he enters the Amazon jungle on a desperate rescue mission inside a kingdom forgotten by time.

Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing by Tim Shorrock lifts the veil off a $50 billion-a-year business that relies on private sector contractors to perform sensitive tasks that traditionally have been performed by government officials accountable to Congress.

The Calling by Inger Wolfe brings an irresistible new heroine to the mystery world as sixty-one-year-old Detective Inspector Hazel Micallef and her understaffed, bickering department track a terrifying serial killer across the country, hampered by unsupportive superiors, a clamoring press, and the town’s rumor mill.

The First Billion is the Hardest by T. Boone Pickens spells out the legendary oilman’s vision for America’s energy future, looks at key resources awaiting development, and presents a comprehensive plan for American energy independence.

Friday Nights by Joanna Trollope explores the comforts, complexities, and shifting currents of modern female friendship as a group of struggling women spend one night a week together until one of them meets an enigmatic, significant man.

Renters’ Rights: The Basics by Janet Portman heads off problems with landlords, roommates, and neighbors upstairs, to help readers get answers, just when they need it.

Moscow Rules by Daniel Silva centers on Gabriel Allon whose investigation into the death of a journalist leads to the discovery that a former KGB colonel is plotting a weapons trade to al-Qaeda that will set off the deadliest terror attacks since 9/11.