October 2009 Books on CD

 The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

He saved the Catholic Church from a fundamentalist radical in Angels & Demons and exposed the world’s greatest cover-up in The Da Vinci Code. Now, symbologist and Harvard professor Robert Langdon returns to uncover another mystery. Called to Washington D.C., Langdon must investigate the centuries-old secrets of the Freemasons. However, with treachery around every corner, will Langdon’s eidetic memory and insurmountable knowledge of history be able to guide him through another adventure?

  92 Pacific Boulevard by Debbie Macomber

In this Cedar Cove installment, the sheriff once hoped to marry Faith Beckwith, but she ended the relationship last month. Now, to keep his mind off unrequited love, the sheriff must focus on a baffling murder case and help his friend, Judge Olivia Griffin, fight cancer. However, when a series of break-ins occur at the house Faith is renting, the sheriff finds himself not only dealing with Faith’s predicament, but also his undying feelings for her.

 Alex’s Cross’s Trial by James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross tells the story of an ancestor, Abraham Cross, and his experiences with lawyer Ben Corbett, recounting one man’s pursuit of justice in the face of the resurgence of Ku Klux Klan racism and violence in 1906 Eudora, Mississippi.

 206 Bones by Kathy Reichs

Chicago forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan is accused of mishandling the autopsy and the case of a missing heiress from Montreal–an investigation that becomes more complicated when two more bodies of elderly women are found in Montreal and Tempe faces the very real possibility that a colleague has sabotaged work in the lab.

 That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

Griffin has been tooling around for nearly a year with his father’s ashes in the trunk, but his mother is still very much alive, and not shy about calling on his cell phone. She does so as he and his wife drive down to Cape Cod to celebrate the marriage of their daughter’s best friend. By the end of this perfectly lovely weekend, the past has so thoroughly swamped the present that the future suddenly hangs in the balance.

 The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

Three years ago, Veronica ‘Ronnie’ Miller was crushed to learn that her parents were getting a divorce and that her father was moving from New York City to Wilmington, North Carolina. Now, seventeen-year-old Ronnie is still bitterly detached from her father. However, when she is sent to Wilmington to reconnect with him over summer vacation, she discovers that he has moved on with his life and is now engrossed in an important art project.

 The End of Overeating by David A. Kessler

A former FDA commissioner explains why we overeat and how the food industry has hijacked the brains of millions of Americans by adding sugar, fat, and salt to our diet. His cutting-edge investigation offers new insights and helpful tools to help us find a solution to the obesity epidemic.

 Why Our Health Matters by Andrew Weil

Discusses what has gone wrong with the American way of health to create the crisis in which the author feels the U.S. is embroiled and offers a solution that calls for a completely new culture of health and medicine.

 In the President’s Secret Service by Ronald Kessler

The author discloses assassination attempts that have never before been revealed to the public. He shares accounts of assaults from a heroic gun battle that took down the would-be assassins of Harry S. Truman, the day that JFK was killed in Dallas, to the swift actions that saved Reagan after he was shot.

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