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    Abandon by Blake Crouch

On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman and child in a remote gold mining town disappeared, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins, and not a single bone was ever found. One hundred thirteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a history professor and his journalist daughter to lead them into the abandoned mining town so that they can learn what happened.

Year: 2009
Genre: ActionMining Town

    Blood and Ice by Robert Masello

Journalist Michael Wilde -- his world recently shattered by tragedy -- hopes that a monthlong assignment to the South Pole will give him a new lease on life. Here, in the most inhospitable place on earth, he is simply looking to find solace...until, on a routine dive in to the polar sea, he unexpectedly finds something else entirely: a young man and woman, bound with chains and sealed forever in a block of ice. Beside them a chest filled with a strange, and sinister, cargo.

Year: 2009
Genre: Thriller

    Blood's a Rover by James Ellroy

Martin Luther King assassinated. Robert Kennedy assassinated. Los Angeles, 1968. Conspiracies theories are taking hold. On the horizon looms the Democratic Convention in Chicago and constant gun fire peppers south L.A. Violence, greed, and grime, are replacing free-love and everybody from Howard Hughes, Richard Nixon and J. Edgar Hoover to the right-wing assassins and left-wing revolutionaries are getting dirty.

Year: 2009
Genre: Political Noir

    Brimstone by Robert B. Parker

When Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch track down the woman who stole Virgil's heart, they find a dispirited prostitute rather than the innocent beauty she once was. Now they must save her, even if murder is the price of redemption.

Year: 2009
Genre: Westerns

    Chasing the Bear by Robert B. Parker

Young Spenser is tough. No doubt about it. After all, he's being raised by his father and uncles—three of the toughest men in town. He knows how to fight, and he's had to prove it. But his father taught him something far more valuable: Sometimes the toughest thing a guy can do is walk away from a fight.

Year: 2009
Genre: Origin Story

    Comfort to the Enemy by Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard first introduced quick-triggered legendary lawman Carl Webster in the bestseller, The Hot Kid, and brought him back for an encore Up in Honey's Room. In Comfort to the Enemy and Other Carl Webster Stories, the loose cannon U.S. marshal struts his stuff once more in three electrifying new tales.

Year: 2009
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Corsair by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul

When the U.S. secretary of state's plane crashes while bringing her to a summit meeting in Libya, the CIA, distrusting the Libyans, hire Juan Cabrillo to search for her, and their misgivings are well founded. The crew locates the plane, but the secretary of state has vanished. It turns out Libya's new foreign minister has other plans for the conference, plans that Cabrillo cannot let happen. But what does it all have to do with a two- hundred- year-old naval battle and the centuries-old Islamic scrolls that

Year: 2009
Genre: ActionMissing Person

    D-Day by Antony Beevor

Renowned historian Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad and The Battle of Arnhem, and the man who single-handedly transformed the reputation of military history presents the first major account in more than twenty years of the Normandy invasion and the liberation of Paris.

Year: 2009
Genre: D-DayLiberation of FranceWWII: Europe

    Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." She survived--and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, Libby hopes to turn a profit off her tragic history. As Libby's search takes her from shabby Missouri strip clubs to abandoned Oklahoma tourist towns, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started--on the run from a killer.

Year: 2009
Genre: Cold Case

    Hollywood Moon by Joseph Wambaugh

LAPD veteran Dana Vaughn and "Hollywood" Nate Weiss get a call about a young man who's been attacking women. Meanwhile, two surfer cops known as Flotsam and Jetsam keep bumping into an odd, suspicious duo -- a smooth-talking player in dreads and a crazy-eyed, tattooed biker. No one suspects that all three dubious characters might be involved in something bigger, more high-tech, and much more illegal.

Year: 2009
Genre: Police Procedural




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

2009Abandon by Blake Crouch Action, Mining Town, Colorado
2009Blood and Ice by Robert Masello Thriller
2009Blood's a Rover by James Ellroy Political Noir, Underworld USA Trilogy
2009Brimstone by Robert B. Parker Westerns, Cole & Hitch
2009Chasing the Bear by Robert B. Parker Origin Story, Spenser
2009Comfort to the Enemy by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Carl Webster, Short Stories
2009Corsair by Clive Cussler Action, Missing Person, Oregon Files
2009D-Day by Antony Beevor WWII: Europe, Non-Fiction
The Battle for Normandy
2009Dark Places by Gillian Flynn Cold Case
2009Hollywood Moon by Joseph Wambaugh Police Procedural, Hollywood Station
2009Honey in His Mouth by Lester Dent Crime Fiction
2009How It Ended by Jay McInerney Domestic Suspense, Short Stories
2009Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving Literature
2009Long Lost by Harlan Coben Missing Person, Presumed Dead, Myron Bolitar
2009Makers by Cory Doctorow Near Future
2009Medusa by Clive Cussler Action, Adventure, Virus Pandemic, NUMA Files
2009Night and Day by Robert B. Parker Police Procedural, Jesse Stone, Sunny Randall
2009Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly Kidnapping, Harry Bosch
2009No Less Than Victory by Jeff Shaara World War II, WWII: Europe
2009Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Terrorist, Mitch Rapp
2009Rain Gods by James Lee Burke Crime Fiction, Hackberry Holland, Texas
2009Rhino Ranch by Larry McMurtry Literature, Duane Moore, Texas
2009Road Dogs by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction
2009Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Deception by Eric Van Lustbader Espionage, Terrorist, Jason Bourne
2009Rocket Men by Craig Nelson Non-Fiction
The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon
2009Slow Sculpture by Theodore Sturgeon Fantasy, Science Fiction, Short Stories
Volume XII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon
2009Spartan Gold by Clive Cussler Treasure Hunt, Fargo Adventures
2009The Associate by John Grisham Extortion, Conspiracy, FBI
2009The Best of Gene Wolfe by Gene Wolfe Speculative, Short Stories
A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction
2009The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway Action, Post Apocalypse
2009The Little Sleep by Paul Tremblay Hardboiled Detective, Noir Fiction, Defective Detective, Mark Genevich, Boston
2009The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown Thriller, Robert Langdon
2009The Professional by Robert B. Parker Extortion, Private Eye, Spenser
2009The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly Investigative Reporter, Jack McEvoy
2009The Wolf at the Door by Jack Higgins Thriller
2009The Wrecker by Clive Cussler Private Eye, Isaac Bell
2009Ticket to Ride by Ed Gorman Private Eye, Sam McCain
2009True Blue by David Baldacci Thriller
2009U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton Cold Case, Kidnapping, Private Eye, Kinsey Millhone
2009Under the Dome by Stephen King Science Fiction
2009Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
2009With Wings Like Eagles by Michael Korda Non-Fiction
The Untold Story of the Battle of Britain
2009THE AVENGER #1: Sanctum Books by Kenneth Robeson
Justice Inc / Yellow Hoard
2009THE AVENGER #2: Sanctum Books by Kenneth Robeson
The Devil's Horns / The Sky Walker





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