Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Today's Top Book & DVD Releases

Everyone loves staying on top of the latest in books & DVDs and we receive them on a regular basis at your library.  Join us as we hit the highlights of some of the popular titles being released today.

The Light Between Oceans
Starring: Michael Fassbender
Summary: An Australian World War I veteran takes a job as a lighthouse keeper on an isolated island.  He meets his future wife at the nearest coastal town, and the two begin their new life alone at the lighthouse.  Once settled, a lifeboat washes ashore with a newborn inside, and the couple raise the infant as their own.

Power Game (GhostWalkers #13)
Author: Christine Feehan
Summary: When members of a United Nations joint security force are taken hostage by radical terrorists in Indonesia, Captain Ezekiel Fortunes is called to lead the rescue team.  Part of a classified government experiment, Zeke is a supersoldier with enhanced abilities.  He can see better and run faster than the enemy, disappear when necessary and hunt along any terrain.  There are those in the world willing to do anything for power like that.  A formidable spy genetically engineered to hide in plain sight, Bellisia rarely meets a man who doesn't want to control or kill her.  But Zeke is different.  His gaze, his touch - they awaken feelings inside her that she never thought possible.  He's the kind of man she could settle down with - if she can keep him alive...

Author: John Lescroart
Summary: Kate loves her life.  At 44, she's happily married to her kind husband, Ron, has two children, and a beautiful home in San Francisco.  Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill.  Kate and Peter only exchange a few pleasant words but that night, in bed with her husband, Kate is suddenly overcome with a burning desire for Peter.  What begins as an innocent crush soon develops into a dangerous obsession and Kate's fixation on Peter results in one intense, passionate encounter between the two.  Confident that her life can now go back to normal, Kate never considers that Peter may not be so willing to move on.

Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, Volume 1
Author: Terry Goodkind
Summary: Onetime lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, known as "Death's Mistress" and the "Slave Queen," the deadly Nicci captured RIchard Rahl in order to convince him that the Imperial Order stood for the greater good.  But it was Richard who converted Nicci instead, and for years thereafter she served Richard and Kahlan as one of their closest friends - and one of their most lethal defenders.  Now, with the reign of Richard and Kahlan finally stabilized, Nicci has set out on her own for new adventures.  Her first job being to keep the unworldly prophet Nathan out of trouble.

Look for these titles at your Abilene Public Library and get yourselves on the reserve lists so you're certain to keep up with some of the popular releases of the week.

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