Friday, August 17, 2012

New Titles available from Mail-A-Book


Call me Irresistible by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

This sassy, sexy, downright irresistible tale of true love Texas-style features gorgeous heartbreaker Ted Beaudine, now grown up and in a heap of romantic trouble all his own.

Cat in a Sapphire Slipper by Carole Nelson Burgess

When Aunt Kit's fiancé and Temple Barr's boyfriend Matt are kidnapped from a bachelor party, Matt discovers a murdered young woman, while feline sleuth Louie endeavors to bail out his human friends.

Cold Wind by C.J. Box

After Earl Alden is found dead, his wife Missy is arrested. Unfortunately for Joe Pickett, Missy is his much-disliked mother-in-law. All signs point to her being guilty as sin, but Joe wonders if everything is as it seems.

Devious by Lisa Jackson

An edge-of-your-seat romantic thriller, in which New Orleans detectives Rick Bentz and Reuben Montoya investigate the murder of a young nun and uncover a serial killer as devious and depraved as they come.

Domestic Affairs by Eileen Goudge

An intimate story of friendship lost and regained, old loves rekindled, and a baptism by fire that ultimately leads to the redemption of three very special women who are forced to unite in order to save one another, and themselves.

Fevre Dream by George R. R. Martin

The grand steamer Fevre Dream voyages down the Mississippi and Captain Marsh finds that his partner is a vampire. Originally published in 1982.

44 Charles Street by Danielle Steel

Strangers become roommates, roommates become friends, and friends become a family in a turn-of-the-century house in Manhattan's West Village.

Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Next by Stieg Larsson

In the concluding volume of Larsson's Millennium trilogy, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders.

Also available: Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

                         Girl Who Played with Fire

Hot Rain by Kat Martin

Allie Parker knows her best friend's death was no accident and heads to Mexico to prove it. Allie becomes an unwilling passenger on a boat carrying deadly cargo and dangerous men, but strikes an alliance with mysterious Jake Dawson. 2002 copyright date.

I’ll Walk Alone by Mary Higgins Clark

Alexandra Moreland is haunted by the disappearance of her son two years ago from Central Park. Now, on what would be Matthew's fifth birthday, she is terrified to discover that somebody is setting her up.

The Jungle by Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul

A devastating new weapon unleashed in 13th-century China, a daring rescue in the snowbound mountains along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border and a woman missing in the jungles of northern Thailand and Myanmar. For Cabrillo and his crew, all of these events will come together.

Live Wire by Harlan Coben

When Myron Bolitar gets involved in the family drama of his former tennis star client and her rock star husband, he discovers secrets about his own family, specifically his brother, who abandoned the Bolitars long ago.

Love You More by Lisa Gardner

One question, a split-second decision, and Brian Darby lies dead on the kitchen floor. His wife, state police trooper Tessa Leoni, claims to have shot him in self-defense, and bears the bruises to back up her tale. For veteran detective D. D. Warren it should be an open-and-shut case, but where is their six-year-old daughter?

New York to Dallas by J.D. Robb

When a monster named Isaac McQueen, taken down by Eve back in her uniform days, escapes from Rikers, he has two things in mind. One is to pick up where he left off, abducting young victims and leaving them scarred in both mind and body. The other is to get revenge on the woman who stopped him all those years ago.

The Perfect Love Song by Patti Callahan Henry

When Jimmy Sullivan returns to his hometown he falls in love with Charlotte Carrington. Now, with a soul full of fresh hope, Jimmy writes a love song for Charlotte. After performing it at a holiday concert, Jimmy finds himself on the brink of superstardom.

Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva

After failing to stop a suicide bomber attack in London, master art restorer and assassin Gabriel Allon is summoned by the CIA and is faced with an organization riddled with dissent, and ill-equipped to deal with the deadly new face of global jihadist terror.

Redwood Bend by Robyn Carr

Katie Malone and her twin boys' trip to Virgin River is stopped short by a tire as flat as her failed romance. As she stands by the side of the road pondering her next move, Katie hears a distinct rumble. The sight of the sexy, leather-clad bikers who pull up beside her puts her imagination into overdrive.

Sixth Man by David Baldacci

Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in their most shocking case: a high stakes struggle where the relentless needs of national security run up against the absolute limits of the human mind.

Star Wars: Riptide by Paul S. Kemp

When a ship full of Sith warriors arrived in Galactic Alliance space, the fight to destroy it accidentally uncovered a hidden menace: a long-hidden group of clones.

Summer Days by Susan Mallery

Locked in an unexpected land dispute, Rafe Stryker is trapped in the one place he vowed never to return to, the Castle Ranch in Fool's Gold, California. Nothing could've prepared him to go head-to-head against stubborn, beautiful Heidi Simpson and no one is more surprised than Rafe to discover that he's finding Heidi, and life as a cowboy, much more compelling than he wants to admit.

Undead and Unfinished by Mary Janice Davidson

Vampire queen Betsy Taylor makes a deal with the devil in order to discover the secrets of the "Book of the Dead." Just one catch: she and her sister must go to hell to do it. Just long enough to make nice with her mother, aka Lucifer, and take a detour through time.


Monday, June 19, 2006

Arrowhead Library System
5528 Emerald Avenue
Mountain Iron MN 55768-2069

218-748-2171 (Fax)

Q What is Mail-A-Book?

A Mail-A-Book is a collection of paperback books, DVDs, videocassettes, audio books on cassette, audio books on Compact Disc and e-books which are lent free of charge, by mail. This tax-supported service of the Arrowhead Library System provides library service directly to your home. We even pay the return postage!

Q Who is eligible for this service?

A Rural residents, those who live in a city without a public library, and homebound residents living in a city with a public library. This service is available to residents of Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods and St. Louis Counties. Rural residents who live in the following Itasca County areas, are eligible for Mail-a-Book service only if they are homebound: Town of Arbo, Town of Blackberry, Town of Feely, Town of Grand Rapids, Town of Harris, Town of Sago, Town of Spang, Town of Wabena, City of Cohasset, City of La Prairie, and the City of Warba. Homebound residents within the city of Duluth and Virginia are served by their city library.

Q How does this service work?

A Our catalog with over 450 titles is sent to your home twice a year. The catalog has order cards for you to request materials. After you request the materials, they are sent to you in a cloth bag with a prepaid postage label to use when returning them.

Q What other services are available?

A Books in Large Print, A Children’s Summer Reading Program, An Adult and Children’s Winter Reading Program, Interlibrary Loan Service, Catalogs listing: Videocassettes, DVD’s, Gemstar e-Book Readers, Audio Books.

Q May I order materials not listed in the catalogs?

A Yes, Mail-A-Book keeps a wide variety of older materials not listed in the current catalogs. If we do not own the title you would like, we can request it through Interlibrary Loan. Your request will be sent to another library. There is no charge for this service; however, you are responsible for returning the materials, either by paying return postage or returning the materials to the bookmobile or one of the 29 public libraries in the Arrowhead Library System.The Mail-A-Book order card has a box to check to let us know if you want us to send your request to another library.