"In Nov 2002 the US congress and President George Bush established by law the National Commision on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 commission. This independant bipartisan panel was directed to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the 9/11 attacks, identify lessions learned, and provide recommendations to safeguard against future acts of terrorism."
"Molly Abberwick, trustee of late fathers foundation is furious with new consultant, Dr. Harry Stratton. Harry is brilliant, sexy, and asolutely impossible as his is scientifically inspired affair. Now their risky union is one experiment that had better turn out exactly right--their lives are depending upon it.."
"He walked away from the job 3 yrs ago but Harry Bosch cannot resist the call to join the elite open unsolved unit. his mission; solve murders whose investigations were flawed, stalled, and abandoned. with some people openly rooting for his failure, Harry catches the case of a teenager dragged off to her death and traces of DNA on the murder weapon to a small time criminal. but something bigger and darker beckons and Harry must battle to fit all the pieces together. Shaking cages and rattling ghosts, he will push the rules to the limit and expose the kind of truth that shatters lives, end careers and keeps the dead whispering in the night."
"I Loved this book! The story of a mother and her children/family and their interactions within a family as well as their secrets. If you have read and liked other McMillan books you will love this one."
"Lauri is a dedicated young teacher for the deaf and her past conceals a wound still unhealed, and she uses her career to hide her loneliness. Drake daytime TV's most popular star with a daughter he belives will never have a normal life, until Jennifer the hearing impaired child, who may become a pawn between the man & woman she needs most."
"The Piper family is steeped in secrets, lies, and unspoken truths. At the eye of the storm is one secret that threatens to shake their lives--even destroy them. Set on stormy Cape Breton Island off Nova Scotia, Fall on Your Knees is an internationally acclaimed multigenerational saga that chronicles the lives of 4 unforgettable sisters. Theirs is a world filled with diving ambition, inescapable family bonds, and forbidden love."
"If given a chance to go back and fix something you did wrong in life would you do it? If you have read other Mitch Albom books you will love this one. If not, read all his books, Tuesdays with Morrie and the Five People you meet in heaven."
"Script from cover:
Luz Thomas has everything-wealth, 2 lovely teenagers, prestige,beauty, and love until her husband leaves her for a younger women. adrift, Luz confronts fear,loneliness, and the rebellion of her son and daughter. Then she meets magnetic Argentine Buchanan, a champion polo player and she senses unexpected depts of passion and finds herself competing with her daughter for this younger man."
"How does it feel to be desired by every man and envied by every woman? wonderful, this is the life Nora Sinclair has dreamed about, the life she's worked hard for, the life she will never give up. When FBI Agent John O'Hara first sees her she seems perfect. she has sophistication, tantalizing sex appeal, the whole extraordinary package. and men fall in line tocourt her, she doesn't just attract men she entralls them. So why is the FBI so interested in Nora Sinclair? Mysterious things keep happening to people around her, especially the men. And there is something dangerous about Nora--something that lures Agent O'Hara at the same time that it fills him with fear. Does a dark secret lurk behind the unexplained gaps in her past? As he spends more and more time getting to know her, is he pursuing justice or his own fatal obsession?"
"Lonnie Klingman is in a bind. He's smack in the middle of assembling a civil suit, and the private investigator who was doing his pretrail legwork has just dropped dead of a heart attack. In a matter of weeks the courts statue of limitations will put paid to his case. 5 yrs ago David Barney walked when a jury acquitted him of the murder of his rich wife, Isabelle. Now Klingman acting as attorney for the dead woman's ex husband and their child is trying to divest David Barney of the profits of that murder. But time is running out and David still swears he is innocent."
"On Nnov 15,1959 in small town of Holcomb Kansas 4 members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime and there were almost no clues. Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers. A great read."