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BookCrossing Release – 2008/04/02

April 2, 2008



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Title: Red Sands
Location: LTC
#16 (Adelaide) northbound;
London, Ontario
Time: 07:00 p.m.

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Hieronymus (Harry) Bosch–former hero cop bumped from the L.A. homicide desk to the lowly Beverly Hills squad–gets the call on a drug death at Mulholland Dam. Harry recognizes the corpse as that of a fellow soldier in Vietnam; both were “tunnel rats” who searched for Viet Cong in the network of burrows beneath Vietnamese villages. Investigation connects his old pal to an unsolved bank job–the vault was tunneled into from the storm drains below–and Harry takes his information to the FBI. The Bureau alerts the LAPD, which reactivates internal affairs surveillance (the previous IAD episode is explained throughout the narrative), only to have the FBI backtrack and request Harry as liaison on the case. Paired with beautiful FBI agent Eleanor Wish, Harry makes sense of the Vietnam connection to the bank job–a discovery that puts them both in danger from deadly ex-Marines and a powerful insider from either the LAPD or the FBI itself.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/03/18

March 18, 2008



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  Title: The Sky Is Falling
  Location: Coffee Culture
260 Dundas Street
London, Ontario
  Time: 4:00 p.m.
 
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Dana Evans is a spunky, good-looking, young Washington TV journalist who’s recently returned to the nation’s capital from the Balkans, where she adopted a handicapped war orphan who’s having trouble adjusting to life in America. But that doesn’t keep Dana from following a story all over the world, from Washington to Aspen, Nice, Juneau, Dusseldorf, Rome, Brussels, Moscow, and Siberia. Each of these brief visits is like a postcard–a local landmark or two, an interesting local restaurant (at least in the European venues), and another piece of the puzzle, which has to do with why every member of a venerable, old Washington dynasty has died a violent death in the last year. It seems strange that in a media-savvy city like Washington, no one but Dana has noticed there’s a pattern in the rapid extinction of the Winthrops or even whispered the words family vendetta. But that’s why pretty, young girl TV reporters were invented…

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/03/15

March 15, 2008



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  Title: Free to Trade
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 3:00 p.m.
 
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Paul Murray is a junior bond trader. New to the job, he’s keen to make a good impression – but how far does he have to go? When the corpse of Debbie Chater, a vivacious colleague, is found floating in the Thames, Paul’s world is turned upside down. And when his crusade for an explanation results in his being framed for murder, accused of insider trading and left to find twenty million dollars by lunchtime, Paul’s got to find some answers – fast – before someone else makes a killing.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/02/21

February 21, 2008



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  Title: Red Sands
  Location: LTC
#16 (Adelaide) northbound;
London, Ontario
  Time: 04:30 p.m.
 
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A dazzling inferno by day, a frigid tundra by night…

Five freedom-loving companions have escaped from the dungeons of the mighty Sultan of Fazir: A female rebal nomad, a heretic priest, a panther shapeshifter, a theif from thye city gutters, a young noble. It is up to them to foil the Faziri conquest.

Not only must they flee the relentless pursuit of the Invincibles, the Sultan’s deadly lancers, but they must defeat subterranean behemoths and jealous desert jii, rabid gnoles and cruel necromancers…and worse.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/02/08

February 8, 2008



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  Title: Murder List
  Location: Bowl-A-Rama
Thompson Road;
London, Ontario
  Time: 9:00 p.m.
 
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Heiress and philanthropist Regan Hamilton Madison is persuaded by her best friends Sophie and Cordie to become involved in their amateur investigation of a con-man, who runs popular self-help seminars. The two are convinced he murdered a gullible milionairess for her money. The three women attend one of his receptions and participate in a “cleansing exercise” geared to rid them of their anger. Participants are asked to make a list of people they really don’t like and wish would disappear – folks they wish they could murder. Unbelievable?! Regan is shocked but plays along. They are then asked to burn their lists, which is symbolically supposed to cleanse them of negative feelings. Unfortunately, Regan is unable to burn hers, because her cell phone rings and she walks outside to answer it. After the event, she leaves the conference center and is attacked by a strange man on the way to her car. She drops her phone, the intact list, and fortunately escapes with her life. Soon afterward, the first person on her list dies, an apparent suicide. Then another one has a fatal heart attack…

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/02/07

February 7, 2008



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  Title: Strong Medicine
  Location: LTC
#16 (Adelaide) northbound;
London, Ontario
  Time: 11:30 a.m.
 
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Miracle drugs save lives and ease suffering, but for profit-motivated companies, the miracle is the money they generate…at any cost. Billions of dollars in profits will make men and women do many things-lie, cheat, even kill. now one beautiful woman will be caught in the cross fire between ethics and profits. As Celia Jordan’s fast-track career sweeps her into the highest circles of an international drug company, she begins to discover the sins and secrets hidden in the research lab…and in the marketplace. Now the company’s powerful new drug promises a breakthrough in treating a deadly disease. But Celia Jordan knows it may deliver a nightmare.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/02/06

February 6, 2008



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  Title: Blood Heat
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 1:00 p.m.
 
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The concept on which this medical thriller is based is…the use of the latest biogenetic technology to spread deadly diseases in order to make a fortune curing them…At the end of World War II, Army officers Webb and Parker make a deal with the sinister but brilliant Dr. Ran, head of an infamous Japanese institute that uses prisoners as guinea pigs in a germ-warfare program: their silence about his crimes for his scientific cooperation. Forty-five years later, Ran is chief researcher for Webb’s giant pharmaceutical company, Parker is the U.S. Army’s surgeon general, and the stage is set for a potentially genocidal project masquerading as part of the army’s antigerm-warfare plans. Meanwhile, a Washington epidemiologist discovers several mysterious cases of bubonic plague and, though possibly infected himself, embarks on a race against time to avert a national catastrophe.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/02/04

February 4, 2008



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  Title: The Day Before Midnight
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 5:00 p.m.
 
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Unidentified military terrorists kidnap welder Jack Hummel from his Maryland home and direct him to cut through a block of titanium to reach a launch key in the South Mountain MX missile site. The president decides to send in the crack Delta assault team, but the man best suited to command them is Col. Dick Puller, who was discredited and disgraced in Iran in 1979. Puller, in turn, must work with the only man who knows the missile silo, its designer, Prof. Peter Thiokol. The leader of “Aggressor-One” is discovered to be Russian Military Intelligence chief Arkady Pashin: he is charismatic, reactionary and messianically determined to launch the single MX that will trigger a massive Soviet reply.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/01/28

January 28, 2008



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  Title: A Slow Walk to Hell
  Location: LTC
#16 (Adelaide) northbound;
London, Ontario
  Time: 3:30 p.m.
 
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Air Force investigator Martin Collins is used to bucking the system in the name of justice. But when he is called on to investigate the torture-style slaying of Major Franklin Talbot, Collins is embroiled in the most controversial case of his career. Evidence suggests that the deadly act was a hate crime — and that Talbot was hiding a shocking secret that may have sealed his fate. Even more shocking are the suspects: all high-ranking officers — including Talbot’s own uncle, a leading presidential candidate. Traversing a politically charged minefield of buried secrets, Martin is targeted by powerful forces that cannot afford to let him identify Talbot’s killer. And when he finally uncovers the devastating truth, Martin will be forced to make a fateful decision between catching a sadistic murderer — and destroying the lives of countless innocent men.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/01/23

January 23, 2008



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  Title: The River Sorrow
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 4:30 p.m.
 
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Dr. Adrian Lancaster, a recovering heroin addict, specializes in treating trauma victims in a small Midwestern city hospital. When a burn victim arrives, Lancaster discovers that the victim is a murdered junkie. A seductive woman named Storm Summers enlists Lancaster’s aid and leads him to the scene of yet another murdered addict. Lancaster finds himself being investigated by Frank Brandon, a hard-boiled, chain-smoking police detective who is caught between dedication to his job and caring for his recently crippled wife. Brandon’s investigation ties the murders to drug trafficking, Lancaster’s past, and high officials in the governor’s office.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/01/19

January 19, 2008



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  Title: The Osterman Weekend
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 8:00 p.m.
 
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The main character is brought to Washington under false pretenses to discover that his weekend party with three other couple may be a meeting of some Omega agents. The only problem is, no one knows who is and who isn’t part of Omega. Now the main character has got to lead a double life, protect his family against Omega, figure out who are his true friends, and worry about the CIA protection.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/01/08

January 7, 2008



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  Title: Free to Trade
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 5:00 p.m.
 
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Paul Murray is a junior bond trader. New to the job, he’s keen to make a good impression – but how far does he have to go? When the corpse of Debbie Chater, a vivacious colleague, is found floating in the Thames, Paul’s world is turned upside down. And when his crusade for an explanation results in his being framed for murder, accused of insider trading and left to find twenty million dollars by lunchtime, Paul’s got to find some answers – fast – before someone else makes a killing.

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/01/05

January 5, 2008



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  Title: The Experiment
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 4:00 p.m.
 
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The phrase ‘separated at birth’ takes on a terrifying new meaning in this riveting medical thriller from the author of Neanderthal. When tabloid journalist Jude Harley and a distraught young man known only as Skyler meet on the streets of New York City, they could be identical twins–except that Skyler is a few years younger and fitter than the 30-year-old Jude. And when Skyler sees that Jude’s girlfriend, Dr. Elizabeth “Tizzie” Tierney, is a dead ringer for Julia, his own lost love, he–and we–know that something very spooky is going on. It turns out to be a case of “send in the clones”: they were all part of a bizarre experiment when they were kids, and now they’re up to their doppelgangers in a deadly confrontation with scientists and politicians who want to keep the whole thing quiet.…”

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BookCrossing Release – 2008/01/02

January 2, 2008

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  Title: Double Image
  Location: Tim Horton’s
Commissioners/Adelaide;
London, Ontario
  Time: 2:00 p.m.
 
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Mitch Coltrane, award-winning photographer, risked his life on a harrowing mission. Opportunity for a fresh start comes after meeting Randolph Packard, but the horrors of his last assignment are set to haunt him. Somebody wants him dead – and they know how to make him suffer while he lives…”


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BookCrossing Release – 2007/11/09

November 9, 2007


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  Title: Thornyhold
  Location: Bowl-A-Rama
Thompson Road;
London, Ontario
  Time: 9:00 p.m.
 
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Stewart is known for her novels set in 5th century Britain, e.g., The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills. Here, after a five-year hiatus, she shifts skillfully to the 20th century, mixing magic, witchcraft, and romance. Readers will be hooked from the very first line, “I suppose that my mother could have been a witch if she had chosen to.” The speaker is Gilley Ramsey, who has inherited her cousin’s house in the English countryside…Gilly finds that she has inherited far more than she realized. Along with the house comes a cat, a still room filled with herbs (and a missing recipe book), an attic chamber with carrier pigeons (who have secret messages), and an attractive neighbor whose young son offers the sacred and unique blessing of friendship. But Thornyhold possesses far more than even these simple offerings. The place itself seems to convoke otherworldly gifts as well: Gilly cultivates the abilities to heal and to foresee the future once she makes Thornyhold her home.

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