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Book Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

Reviewed by Veronica Rutter, Librarian

Darkly Dreaming Dexter
Author/Artist: Jeff Lindsay
Warning: Descriptions of Graphic Violence

Summary:

The first in the dark mystery series that inspired the hit Shotime show,
Darkly Dreaming Dexter introduces Dexter Morgan. He's a respected blood
spatter specialist for the Miami Police Department and a serial
killer! Trained by his foster policeman foster father to kill only those that
deserve it, Dexter lives and murders by a strict code.

Review:

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Coming in December

Bruen, Ken. London Boulevard.

This hard-hitting novel has tough guy Mitchell switching jobs from loan shark enforcer to handyman for a wealthy and passionate actress.  Will his dangerous background and violent past ruin his chances of love?

Burcell, Robin. The Bone Chamber

Forensic artist and FBI agent, Sydney Fitzpatrick, attempts to tie in her friend's hit and run murder, with another murder of an archeological student.

Drake, David. The Gods Return.

In the conclusion to the Crown of the Isles series, an army of threatening Rat Men, are created by the Empire of Palomir.  They along with a gigantic worm and a mysterious entity are the challenges Drake's heroes face.

Dunne, Dominick. Too Much Money.

High Society Journalist, Gus Bailey, finds that his compulsion to gossip, has gotten him smack in the middle of a $11 million lawsuit.

Estleman, Loren D. Alone.
Film archivist Valentino is back for a second adventure that starts with a letter from Great Garbo.

Coming in November

Ahern, Cecilia. The Gift.
This light holiday story centers around how an overworked executive's sudden involvement in the life of a homeless man affects his professional fate.

Auster, Paul. Invisible.
Three narrators tell the story of  Frenchman Rudolph Born who finds himself caught in a bizarre love triangle that leads to a extreme act of violence.

Baldacci, David.  True Blue.
Mace Perry was a cop until someone framed her. Now she's out of jail and looking for the person that ruined her career.

New Large Print for September 2009

Below Zero by C.J. Box

The Diary by Eileen Goudge

The Traffickers by W.E.B. Griffin

Go Down Together by Jeff Gunn

Storm Cycle by Iris Johansen

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Ackroyd, Peter. The Case of Victor Frankenstein
The story of Frankenstein written in Victor's Frankenstein voice, where Mary Shelley and Shelley are characters.

Alexie, Sherman. War Dances

Ammaniti, Niccolò. As God Commands

In an economiclly depressed town, a father and son struggle to get by. When the son tries to change their fortunes, everything will take a turn for the worse.

Armstrong, Kelley. Frostbitten
Werewolves, Elena Michaels and her husband Clay, travel to Alaska to track down a pair of rogue man-eaters. 

New Large Print for August 2009

The Household Guide to Dying by Debra Adelaide
Rain Gods by James Lee Burke
Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo
Jericho's Fall by Stephen L. Carter
Wrongful Death by Robert Dugoni
The Moon Looked Down by Dorothy Garlock
Queen Takes King by Gigi Levangie Grazier
Laura Rider's Masterpiece by Jane Hamilton
The Devil's Punchbowl by Greg Iles
Take Two by Karen Kingsbury
A Plague of Secrets by John Lescroat
Swimsuit by James Patterson
The Defector by Daniel Silva
Summer House by Nancy Thayer

New Nintendo DS Games

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New DVDs for August 2009

Three Day DVDs

12 (Foreign Film-Russia)

Ahlaam (Foreign Film-Iraq)

Battle in Seattle (Woody Harrison)

Caddy Shack (1980)

Chandi Chowk (Foreign Film-India)

Coraline

Delbaran (Foreign Film-Iran)

Dick Tracy (1990- Warren Beatty)

Dragonball Evolution

Ecoute le Temps (Foreign Film-France)

Fast and Furious

The Great Buck Howard

The Haunting in Connecticut

Hobson's Choice ( 1954 )

Home (Marcia Gay Harden)

New Wii Games for August 2009

Madworld

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lightsaber Duels

Grand Slam Tennis

Tiger Woods PGA 10

Punch-Out!

Conduit

Big League Summer Sports

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