HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 50 – Best Books of 2013

The 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards offer book recommendations in many genres. Our guests this episode are Stephanie Hall, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson. Open your ears for a funny and honest discussion about what new books we enjoyed this year and what we recommend – then share your thoughts

The Pulse of the city and the death of a prostitute in Hour of the Red God

To the other detectives she was just another murdered prostitute, but not to Detective Mollel because he recognized her. Not her personally, but where she came from since she was Maasai just like Mollel. In Nairobi, ethnic loyalties run strong and Mollel feels an obligation to the victim but it’s more than that. For Mollel it’s an obsession…

She’s a Hard Core Detective in Loyalty

Fina Ludlow is a hard-hitting PI that can both give and take a punch and has absolutely no hesitation about using her gun. She’s tough, but then so is her family. The Ludlows are mostly rich trial lawyers who have made their money both famously and infamously and along the way have made enemies who would love to watch them fall. So far the family has stayed one step ahead of the law and their downfall, until now.

The end is coming but that doesn’t stop murder in The Last Policeman.

The world is about to end because an asteroid barrels towards earth with the impact predicted in six months. Society is breaking down. There’s no electricity, gas, and food is scarce. Some people have left their jobs, others chase dreams, or some even break down from the impending doom. So what does Detective Hank Palace do with his few months?-solve murders.

Read and Discuss The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (1920) presents the debut of the brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorpe in her locked bedroom? Suspects, clues and red herrings abound. Discuss at the library on Monday, May 13, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.

Art to Die For in A Dangerous Talent

Alix London’s future had been promising as an art student at Harvard and with a father that was a well known art conservator. Then her world turned upside down when her father was convicted of art forgery. She dropped out of school and the family money began to disappear with the rising court costs. Now, she’s a struggling art consultant and barely able to make ends meet until Alix gets a break that could jumpstart her career.