New Large Print Books - February
The Dutch house
Patchett, Ann, author
Two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. It is this unshakeable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they're together. Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn story of what they've lost with humor and rage. But when at last they're forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested.
Everyone here is lying
Lapena, Shari, 1960- author
William Wooler is a family man, on the surface. But he's been having an affair, an affair that ended horribly this afternoon at a motel up the road. So when he returns to his house, devastated and angry, to find his difficult nine-year-old daughter, Ella, unexpectedly home from school, William loses his temper. Hours later, Ella's family declares her missing. Suddenly the community doesn't feel so safe. And William isn't the only one on his street who's hiding a lie. As witnesses come forward with information that may or may not be true, Ella's neighbours become increasingly unhinged.
Firestorm : a novel
Moore, Taylor, author.
A powerful energy consortium, Talon Corporation, has started an aggressive mining operation that threatens to destroy Special Agent Garrett Kohl's land, his family's way of life, and everything they hold dear. Garrett goes on the offensive, embarking on an investigation that will hopefully rid the Texas High Plains of the intruders once and for all.
Lion & Lamb
Patterson, James, 1947-, author
Philadelphia is in a state of shock over the fate of two hometown heroes: Eagles starting quarterback Archie Hughes, and his even more famous wife, Grammy-winning singer Francine Hughes. One spouse is murdered. The other is the prime suspect. Veena Lion and Cooper Lamb are rival PIs working the same intense headline-making case. Between them, they know every secret in Philadelphia. Together, they prove how two wrongs can make a right.
The stolen lady : a novel of World War II and the Mona Lisa
Morelli, Laura, author
Separated by 500 years, two women--Anne Guichard, a young archivist at the Louvre, who at the dawn of WWII must keep treasures safe from the Nazis; and house servant, Bellina Sardi, who is tasked with keeping an impossible secret--each hide Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa with unintended consequences.