Tag Archives: mysteries

Book review: Sting, by Sandra Brown

Sting, the latest novel by Romance-Suspense master Sandra Brown, turns the typical romance novel formula upside down by showing just how deadly love can be. Sting begins with a woman walking into a bar. It may sound like a familiar … Continue reading

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I’m not ready for this cold weather, but it looks like it’s coming anyway! Can you recommend any books to snuggle up with in front of the fire?

You’re right- this winter is coming whether we’re ready for it or not! Luckily, the Dallas Public Library has just the thing to keep you entertained on those days where you just want to wrap yourself in a blanket and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe

What if you could check out your favorite authors from your local library and take them home to chat? Not just their books… the actual authors themselves. In author Gene Wolfe’s 2015 science fiction, mystery novel, A Borrowed Man, accomplishing … Continue reading

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Mysteries for Tweens

Sometimes a good mystery is hard to find, particularly for fourth, fifth and sixth graders. Here are three, fairly recently published, that are smart, engaging and sure to be a hit. Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald.  Money is … Continue reading

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History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracy Theories of All Time by Brad Meltzer

In History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracy Theories of All Time, Brad Meltzer examines the following mysteries and more: John Wilkes Booth, the Confederacy’s gold, DB Cooper, the White-House cornerstone, the Spear of Destiny, DaVinci’s Code, the gold of Fort Knox, … Continue reading

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