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Aimless Love

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Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812982671
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 21st, 2014

Dip into this marvelous collection and, no matter what your frame of mind, you’ll find a poem to revive, amuse, challenge, delight – written plainly, thoughtfully, with stunning imagination. Fifty new poems and favorites from four previous collections by our two-time Poet Laureate. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Then We Take Berlin

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ISBN: 9780802122766
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Published: Grove Press - November 1st, 2014

Joe Holderness (nicknamed Wilderness), a Cockney orphan trained in housebreaking by his grandfather, becomes an MI6 spy in post-WWII occupied Berlin. Years later, old friends and enemies lure him back into espionage. A powerful thriller, exactingly researched, sharply drawn characters and locales. First of a new series. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Cold Storage, Alaska

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Cold Storage, Alaska (A Cold Storage Novel #2) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616954758
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Published: Soho Crime - December 2nd, 2014

Straley writes his quirky mysteries several years apart, but it's always worth the wait. Here, Clive McCahon, recently released from prison, heads for his remote hometown where his straight-arrow brother still lives. That initiates only one of a series of crazy mix-ups. Great fun! ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Operation Paperclip

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Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316221030
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 20th, 2015

An important, absorbing, and frequently chilling, examination of the secret government program that brought hundreds of German scientists, doctors and their families - despite their political beliefs and wartime experiments - to America after WWII. An ethically questionable program that was undertaken to prevent the scientists from being recruited by the USSR. Did their work help us win the Cold War or prolong it? ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Kinder Than Solitude

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ISBN: 9780812980165
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 20th, 2015

Three young friends are haunted by the poisoning of a fourth. Was it attempted murder, suicide, accident? A compelling, unsettling, rich examination of the abiding question: Can we ever know one another? ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Hunting Shadows

Hunting Shadows: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries #16) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062237101
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 30th, 2014

Inspector Ian Rutledge must find a sniper in England's Fen Country. One of the best in an outstanding series of post WWI historical mysteries. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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