February 2011 Books on CD

Port Mortuary by Patricia Cornwell

Twenty years have passed since forensic medical examiner Kay Scarpetta joined the Air Force to help pay for med school. Her time in service scored an exclusive training fellowship at the Dover Air Force Base and recently propelled her into her new position as the chief of the high-tech Cambridge Forensic Center in Massachusetts. However, when Scarpetta faces the toughest case of her career, she is forced to put both her reputation and career on the line.

Crescent Dawn by Clive Cussler

NUMA director Dirk Pitt searches for the connections among newly discovered Roman artifacts, the rise of a fundamentalist movement, and the existence of a mysterious long-lost “manifest,” which, if discovered again, may change the history of the world.

I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg

Underneath her seemingly perfect life, Maggie, a former Miss Alabama, longs for so much more. Now a real estate agent in Birmingham, she has all but given up on her dream. However, Maggie is about to learn that dreams might fade, but they never truly die.

The Summons by John Grisham

Judge Atlee has been a powerhouse in local politics and law in Clanton, Mississippi for over forty years. He is dying. He has summoned his two boys, Ray and Forrest, home to discuss his estate before he dies.

Secrets to the Grave by Tami Hoag

Four-year-old Marissa Fordham, brutally slashed and mutilated, witnessed the murder of her mother. To protect their fragile witness, the police call in Anne Leone, child advocate. But when one loose thread begins to unravel the shroud of lies behind the case, a truth more terrible than anyone could have imagined is revealed–a truth that will put Anne and Haley directly in the sights of a killer.

Rescue by Anita Shreve

After rescuing a woman from a devastating crash, paramedic Peter Webster became personally involved with the patient. It was a lusty but troubled marriage that resulted in a daughter. Nineteen years after she ran out on him and their daughter, Peter receives a call from Sheila, who is desperate to return to her family.

Unbroken

In 1943, while World War II raged on in the Pacific Theater, Lieutenant Louis Zamperini was the only survivor of a deadly plane crash in the middle of the ocean. Zamperini had a troubled youth, yet honed his athletic skills and made it all the way to the 1934 Olympics in Berlin. However, what lay before him was a physical gauntlet unlike anything he had encountered before: thousands of miles of open ocean, a small raft, and no food or water.

Cleopatra

Stacy Schiff brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.

Autobiography of Mark Twain

Twain’s uncensored autobiography in its entirety and exactly as he left it.

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