Tuesday, September 02, 2008

October's Hot Titles

If readers didn't find enough book treasures in the titles mentioned from my closet, there are a few hot titles scheduled for October release. Some of these will undoubtedly make the bestseller lists, so place your holds at your local library now, or order them from your favorite bookstore.

First up is Michael Connelly's The Brass Verdict. Can two loners work together to investigate the murder of a Hollywood lawyer, and defend a studio executive? Connelly's fans will be delighted when Mickey Haller and Harry Bosch team up.

And, Nelson DeMille brings us the sequel to The Gold Coast. In The Gate House, John Sutter returns to Long Island after ten years, to find himself living close to his ex-wife, and the son of the Mafia don that Susan killed.

Grace is Richard Paul Evans' Christmas novel, the story of two people brought together by a dead car battery.

In Extreme Measures, Vince Flynn's latest thriller, he introduces a modern-day patriot, a hero who loves his country despite its flaws.

Marine Corps Master Sniper Bob Lee Swagger takes over his daughter, Nikki's, case when she was forced off the road while investigating a scandal. It's Stephen Hunter's latest, Night of Thunder.

Iris Johansen's Dark Summer tells of a veterinarian forced to work with a man she doesn't trust when she's plunged into a nightmare.

Agent Maggie O'Dell is back in Alex Kava's Exposed, facing an intelligent killer whose weapon is a deadly virus.

Germany, rival intelligence operations, and sympathetic characters are the hallmark of John Le Carre, who brings us Most Wanted Man.

Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked, has the third novel in the series, Lion Among Men. Civil war looms in Oz, and the Cowardly Lion returns looking for the witch who defended him as a cub.

A family secret stretches across generations in Robert B. Parker's latest Spenser novel, Rough Weather. It's the last prospective October bestseller on my list.

Hopefully, you found something in the prospective bestsellers or the treasures that will interest you. Get on the lists early. And, happy reading!

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