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    And Now the News... by Theodore Sturgeon

Written between 1955 and 1957, the 15 stories in And Now the News ... include five previously uncollected stories along with five well-known works, two cowritten with genre legend Robert Heinlein. Spanning his most creative period, these tales show why Sturgeon won every science fiction award given.

Year: 2003
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

    Back Story by Robert B. Parker

In Robert B. Parker's most popular series, an unsolved thirty-year-old-murder draws the victim's daughter out of the shadows for overdue justice-and lures Spenser into his own past, old crimes, and dangerous lives.

Year: 2003
Genre: Cold CasePrivate Eye

    Bataan Death March by James Bollich

From a brave American veteran comes an eyewitness account of a gruesome chapter in World War II history. Captured when America surrendered the Philippines 1/2 Bataan Peninsula, James Bollich experienced first-hand the march that cost more than 8,000 American and Filipino lives. Now, he shares the unforgettable experience of his three and a half years of Japanese imprisonment.

Year: 2003
Genre: WWII: POWs

    Best Friends by Thomas Berger

A moving story about childhood friendships falling under the strain of adulthood quickly becomes so much more in this tale that is as absurd as it is true to life. What starts off as the charming tale of an oddball friendship quickly becomes a feast of shocking twists, heartbreak, and vengeance that only Thomas Berger could weave.

Year: 2003
Genre: Literature

    Blacklist by Sara Paretsky

As a favor to her most important client, V. I. agrees to check up on an empty mansion. But instead of a mysterious intruder she discovers a dead man in the ornamental pond--a reporter for an African-American publication whom the suburban cops are quick to dismiss as a suicide. When the man's shattered family hires V. I. to investigate, she is sucked into a Gothic tale of sex, money, and power, leading her back to McCarthy-era blacklists and forward to some of the darker aspects of the Patriot Act.

Year: 2003
Genre: Private Eye

    Bleachers by John Grisham

Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury Coach Eddie Rake. Now, as Coach Rake's "boys" sit in the bleachers waiting for the dimming field lights to signal his passing, and try to decide once and for all whether they love Eddie Rake--or hate him. For Neely Crenshaw, a man who must finally forgive his coach--and himself--before he can get on with life, the stakes are especially high.

Year: 2003
Genre: Sports

    Broken Angels by Richard K. Morgan

Cynical, quick-on-the-trigger Takeshi Kovacs, the ex-U.N. envoy turned private eye, has changed careers, and bodies, once more . . . trading sleuthing for soldiering as a warrior-for-hire, and helping a far-flung planet's government put down a bloody revolution.

Year: 2003
Genre: Action & Adventure SFMilitary SF

    By Sorrow's River by Larry McMurtry

In this tale of high-spirited and terrifying adventure, set against the background of the West that Larry McMurtry has made his own, By Sorrow's River is an epic in its own right with the return of the formidable, young Tasmin Berrybender.

Year: 2003
Genre: Westerns

    Catch as Catch Can by Joseph Heller

A collection of short stories and other miscellaneous writings by Joseph Heller, one of America's most influential and idiosyncratic writers.

Year: 2003
Genre: Literature

    Cheating Death by George J. Marrett

They flew low and slow, at treetop level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles. They were missions no one else wanted, but the ones all other pilots prayed for when shot down.

Year: 2003
Genre: Rescue MissionVietnam War

 

 

Titles

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2003And Now the News... by Theodore Sturgeon Fantasy, Science Fiction, Short Stories
Volume IX: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon
2003Back Story by Robert B. Parker Cold Case, Private Eye, Jesse Stone, Spenser
2003Bataan Death March by James Bollich WWII: POWs, Non-Fiction
A Soldier's Story
2003Best Friends by Thomas Berger Literature
2003Blacklist by Sara Paretsky Private Eye, V.I. Warshawski
2003Bleachers by John Grisham Sports
2003Broken Angels by Richard K. Morgan Action & Adventure SF, Military SF, Takeshi Kovacs
2003By Sorrow's River by Larry McMurtry Westerns, The Berrybender Narratives
2003Catch as Catch Can by Joseph Heller Literature, Short Stories
The Collected Stories and Other Writings
2003Cheating Death by George J. Marrett Rescue Mission, Vietnam War, Laos, Vietnam, Non-Fiction
Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos
2003Cosmopolis by Don DeLillo Literature, New York City
2003Darwin's Children by Greg Bear Hard SF
2003Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow Coming of Age, Post-Cyberpunk
2003Dreamer of Dune by Brian Herbert Biography, Non-Fiction
The Biography of Frank Herbert
2003Dune: The Machine Crusade by Brian Herbert Action & Adventure SF, Legends of Dune
2003Executive Power by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, CIA, Espionage, Mitch Rapp
2003Exile's Valor by Mercedes Lackey Epic Fantasy, Valdemar
2003Flynn's World by Gregory Mcdonald Police Procedural, Flynn
2003Frumious Bandersnatch by Ed McBain Kidnapping, Police Procedural, Music, 87th Precinct
2003Golden Buddha by Clive Cussler Espionage, Oregon Files
2003Last Car to Elysian Fields by James Lee Burke Mystery, Suspense, Dave Robicheaux, New Orleans
2003Latro in the Mist by Gene Wolfe Historical Fantasy, Latro
Soldier of the Mist and Soldier of Arete
2003Lost Boy Lost Girl by Peter Straub Haunted House, Horror, Serial Killer
2003Lost Light by Michael Connelly Cold Case, Vengeance, Harry Bosch
2003Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
2003No Second Chance by Harlan Coben Kidnapping
2003O'Hara's Choice by Leon Uris Historical, Military
2003Pattern Recognition by William Gibson Espionage, Blue Ant
2003Persuader by Lee Child Thriller, Jack Reacher
2003Robert Ludlum's the Altman Code by Gayle Lynds Espionage, Covert-One
2003Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane Thriller
2003Stone Cold by Robert B. Parker Police Procedural, Jesse Stone
2003The Bedford Boys by Alex Kershaw Non-Fiction
One American Town's Ultimate D-Day Sacrifice
2003The Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson Police Procedural, FBI, Alex Cross
2003The Christmas Train by David Baldacci Holidays
2003The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian: Book One by Robert E. Howard Sword and Sorcery, Conan the Cimmerian
2003The Crystal City by Orson Scott Card Alternate History, Fantasy, Alvin Maker
2003The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown Thriller, Robert Langdon
2003The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem Coming of Age, New York City
2003The King of Torts by John Grisham Conspiracy, Courtroom Drama
2003The Last Detective by Robert Crais Kidnapping, Private Eye, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike
2003The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by John Dickson Carr Biography
2003The Restless Dead by Hugh B. Cave Haunted House, Voodoo
2003The Sinister Pig by Tony Hillerman Police Procedural, Jim Chee, Joe Leaphorn
2003The Tristan Betrayal by Robert Ludlum Espionage, WWII: Europe
2003The Wandering Hill by Larry McMurtry Family Saga, Westerns, The Berrybender Narratives
2003The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Witches, Discworld, Discworld Young Adult
2003Trojan Odyssey by Clive Cussler Action, Adventure, Dirk Pitt
2003Waterfront Fists and Others: The Collected Fight Stories of Robert E. Howard by Robert E. Howard Adventure
2003White Death by Clive Cussler Action, Adventure, NUMA Files
2003Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King Dark Fantasy, Dark Tower

 

 

 


 

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