Check out a book on CD for those chilly winter evenings.
By Garrison Keillor
Presents a compilation of Christmas stories, songs, and sketches first performed on “A Prairie Home Companion” radio program.
By Stanley Weintraub
Thanksgiving Day November 24, 1864, Sherman was relentlessly pushing his troops nearly three hundred miles across Georgia in his “march to the Sea,” to reach Savannah just days before Christmas. His methodical encroachment of the city eventually convinced Confederate general W. J. Hardee to slip away in darkness and escape to South Carolina.
By Linda Howard
Officer Gabriel McQueen is bitter when he is ordered to find a neighbor who has gone missing. To make matters worse, the missing person is Lolly Helton, a woman who Gabriel remains on bad terms with. However, when he discovers that Lolly’s home has been invaded by gunmen, resulting in her kidnapping, Gabriel must take to the woods alone and without backup to save the distressed woman.
By Tess Gerritsen
Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli receives the grim news that Maura’s charred body has been found in a mountain ravine. Shocked and grieving, Jane is determined to learn what happened to her friend. The investigation plunges Jane into the twisted history of Kingdom Come, Wyoming, where a gruesome discovery lies buried beneath the snow.
By Richard Paul Evans
As heir to the Crisp Copy Center fortune, Luke has it made–until he burns through his entire inheritance in just one year of partying. Ashamed to ask his famous father for help, he finds employment–and romance–as an entry-level clerk. Can his new love get him back on track?
By Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich tells how one decision could have changed the history of the Pearl Harbor attack.
By Jo Nesbo
In Oslo, after the first snow of the season has fallen, a woman disappears, and a sinister snowman is left in her wake. As irascible detective Harry Hole realizes that this is only one of multiple disappearances, he begins to think a serial killer may be at work–and may be drawing in Hole personally and intentionally.
By Anita Shreve
A group of former schoolmates from Maine’s Kidd Academy gather in the Berkshires for the a wedding of fellow classmates Bill and Bridget.
By Eva Stachniak
The epic story of Catherine the Great’s improbable rise to power, as seen through the ever-watchful eyes of an all-but-invisible servant close to the throne.
By Steve Hamilton
Alex McKnight, a retired Detroit police officer, reluctantly gives sanctuary to a young, frightened woman, who promptly vanishes–apparently abducted. Unfortunately, McKnight can’t seem to convince the authorities that the woman has been snatched, leaving him no choice but to investigate the matter himself.