Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Coming to a bookstore near you

Summer is upon us and publishers are revving up beach reading with some sure-fire sellers. Here's a look at what's coming in June.

June 1
The Walking Dead by Gerald Seymour
An armed protection officer in London and a would-be suicide bomber begin to question their identities.

June 2
Master of the Delta by Thomas H. Cook
In 1954 Mississippi, high school teacher Jack Branch befriends one of his students, the son of a notorious murderer, which leads to deadly consequences.

June 3
Nothing to Lose: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child
Reacher finds himself taking on a Colorado town as he searches for the truth behind its connection to a brutal war.
The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst
In 1937 Warsaw, on the eve of World War II, intelligence operatives wage their own espionage battle in a world of betrayal, intrigue and abduction.
Vineyard Chill: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery by Philip R. Craig
J.W.'s happy domesticity with Zee and the kids disrupted by a surprising call from a reckless old friend who needs help hiding from would-be assailants, a situation with ties to a beautiful woman's disappearance. A final installment of the popular series by the late author.
Murder on Bank Street: A Gaslight Mystery by Victoria Thompson
Once again Sarah Brandt teams up with Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy, this time to investigate the murder of her late husband, in a mystery set in turn-of-the-20th-century New York.
Death and Honor: An Honor Bound Novel by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV
In 1943 Argentina, Marine pilot Cletus Frade monitors two German operations, including a concentration-camp smuggling ring and a Nazi protection group.
Dyer Consequences: A Knitting Mystery by Maggie Sefton
Kelly Flynn's plans to renovate her recently purchased alpaca ranch are threatened by acts of sabotage targeting her new home and her local yarn shop, in a mystery complemented by a new knitting pattern and recipe.

June 10
The Broken Window by Jeffery Deaver
Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs team up only to find themselves a killer's next targets.
Not in the Flesh: A Wexford Novel by Ruth Rendell
Chief Inspector Wexford must piece together long-ago events to uncover the identity of a murder victim.

June 17
The Dawn Patrol by Don Winslow
Boone Daniels investigates an insurance scam that has ties to an unsolved murder case.
Fearless Fourteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich
Stephanie Plum, Grandma Mazur, vice captain Joe Morelli, Bob the Dog, funeral home and a pot roast take center stage in this popular comic series.

June 24
TailSpin: An FBI Thriller by Catherine Coulter
FBI agents Savich and Sherlock head for Kentucky to discover the fates of a missing agent and the doctor he was protecting.

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