Feb. 8, 2009: Library Books

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

The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters brings art historian Vicky Bliss to the Middle East in search of a stolen relic in the ever-shifting sands of Egypt’s mysterious Valley of the Kings.

Vet Confidential: An Insider’s Guide to Protecting Your Pet’s Health by Louise Murray addresses the common concerns of pet owners and arms you with information on high-quality care to help your cherished pet to live a long, happy, and healthy life.

Silks by Dick Francis enters the world of thoroughbred racing as defense lawyer Geoffrey Mason answers the plea for legal help from a champion jockey who is accused of murdering a fellow rider.

In Pursuit of the Common Good: Twenty-five Years of Improving the World, One Bottle of Salad Dressing at a Time by Paul Newman is the inspiring story of how two friends parlayed a joke into a multi-million dollar company that gives all its profits to the less fortunate without spending money on galas, mailings, and other expensive advertisements.

The Gypsy Morph by Terry Brooks springs eighty years into the future as the United States becomes a blighted landscape devastated by chemical warfare, plague, and pollution, and the Knights of the Word must unite to challenge the rampaging evil.

Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon by Philip Kunhardt examines the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around our most beloved and most enigmatic president and how his legend came into being.

Takeover by Lisa Black introduces Theresa Maclean, a gutsy forensic investigator who becomes a hostage in a bank robbery and must decide how much she is willing to sacrifice in order to save the lives of innocent people as well as her own.