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Grail Knight: A Novel of Robin Hood
In 1200 A.D. England, Richard the Lionheart has died and his duplicitous brother John has taken the throne. Robin Earl of Locksley--Robin Hood--has been outlawed by his old enemy John. Robin's friend, Sir Alan Dale, has had the estates granted to him by Richard I taken away again. More trouble awaits--Alan's wife, pregnant with their first child, is gravely ill. The only thing that might have the power to save her is the most sacred object in all of Christendom: the Holy Grail. With old enemies hounding them at every turn, Alan and Robin must chase down the grail before time runs out and all hope is lost. An action-packed sequel to Warlord (2013).
The Laws of Murder: A Charles Lenox Mystery
Set in Victorian London, Finch's latest Charles Lenox mystery (after An Old Betrayal, 2013) finds the former private investigator giving up his seat in Parliament to return to his first love. With three partners, Lenox sets up a new detective agency, but the agency has trouble finding work. Then Thomas Jenkins, an old friend of Lenox's and an inspector at Scotland Yard, is found shot to death. As Lenox begins to probe the peculiar details of Jenkins's death, he realizes that the incident may lead him into grave personal danger, beyond which lies a terrible truth. Another fine mystery from the author of The Last Enchantments (2014).
Let Me Be Frank with You: A Frank Bascombe Book
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy serves as the backdrop to Ford's (Canada, 2012) latest Frank Bascombe novel (after The Lay of the Land, 2006). Here, 68-year-old Frank, retired from selling real estate, is once again ensconced in the New Jersey suburb of Haddam. In these four deftly linked stories narrated by Bascombe, Bascombe (and Ford) attempt to reconcile, interpret and console a world undone by the hurricane. Let Me Be Frank with You is a moving, wondrous, and extremely funny odyssey.
Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble
Johnson gets her hands dirty as she follows archaeologists from the Mediterranean to Machu Picchu as they sweat under the sun searching for clues to the puzzles of our past. She digs and drinks alongside them (sometimes from recipes discovered in ancient tablets), and braves bad weather and worse food in an effort to excavate every aspect of their lives (many credit Indiana Jones with sparking their passion). What drives these archaeologists is not the money (meager), the jobs (scarce), or the working conditions (dangerous), but a love for the stories that would otherwise be buried and lost forever.
You Can't Make This Up: Miracles, Memories, and the Perfect Marriage of Sports and Television
Sportscaster Al Michaels has logged more hours on live network television than any other broadcaster in history, including 20 years as the play-by-play voice of Monday Night Football. In this entertaining memoir, Michaels weaves the story of his life and career with firsthand accounts of thrilling events and fascinating figures in modern sports. From the historic “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey finals in 1980 to the earthquake that rocked the 1989 World Series, Michaels was there—and he brings these never-before-told stories vividly to life.
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