Main Library - Adult 1 available
Mystery Clark, C
Oliver La Farge - Adult 1 available
Mystery Clark, C
York archbishop Alexander Neville taps Abbess Hildegarde to accompany him on a trip to London, where she's to serve as his spy. Before they set out, Neville's saucier is found dead in a wine vat, evidently murdered. Set in 14th century England during the turbulent reign of Richard II.
"Late December, 1389. Ordered to undertake a gruelling three-day journey to bleak Whitby Abbey in the far north of England in a bid to purchase the Abbey's priceless Holy Relic a lock of St Hild's hair, said to be 700 years old, Hildegard of Meaux and her three companion monks arrive to find the Abbey a decidedly unwelcoming place, a place of strange customs and practices very different to their modest lifestyle at Meaux. Nor, as Hildegard discovers,...
Introducing reluctant spy and friar-sleuth Brother Rodric Chandler in the first of a brand-new medieval mystery series. London. July, 1399. As rumours spread that his ambitious cousin, Henry Bolingbroke, has returned from exile in France, King Richard's grip on the English throne grows ever more precarious. Meanwhile, the body of a young woman is discovered at Dowgate sluice. When it's established that the dead woman was a novice from nearby Barking...
Hildegard, no longer a member of the Cistercian order of nuns, has returned to the priory after more than a year from her pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Still unsure whether she will rejoin the Order, the Prioress suggests that a visit to Handale Priory might help provide some clarity. Used as a house of correction for sinning nuns, it lies in the north of the county in the middle of a vast wood and is run by the ambiguous Abbess Basilda...
February 1390. The Church seethes with rebellion. Newly elected Pope Boniface faces a challenger: the anti-pope Clement, who sows discord from his power base in France. The quarrel threatens the very survival of the Cistercian Order. So, when suspicions grow that distant Beaulieu Abbey may turn traitor, Hildegard's prioress summons her with a mission she can't refuse: travel to the isolated royal abbey and spy out their true allegiance. The public...
The murder of a loyal king's man threatens the self-crowned King Henry's new regime in this second gripping medieval mystery featuring friar, sleuth and reluctant spy Brother Chandler. January, 1400. The bowman strikes at night, slaying one of King Henry's loyal garrison men before melting back into the darkness. Was the murder the result of a personal quarrel? Or is it, as Henry's stepbrother, Swynford, fears, the start of an uprising against...
In November 1382, the month of the dead, Abbess Hildegard rides out for York from the Abbey of Meaux. This is no ordinary journey--it is a time of rival popes, a boy king, and a shaky peace in the savage aftermath of Wat Tyler's murder--and Hildegard has embarked on a perilous mission to try to secure the future of her priory.
Don't miss the first-ever young adult fiction novel based on the megahit Halo video game series! Saskia, Dorian, Evie, and Victor aren't exactly friends at their small high school on the middle-of-nowhere colony world of Meridian. Each has their own problems, from absent parents to supporting their family, getting into a good college to making the next hit holo-film. But those problems were nothing next to the threat now facing their world: The alien...
The war rages on in the next installment of the first-ever official YA series based on the megahit Halo video games! It's been three months since the colony world of Meridian was invaded by the alien alliance known as the Covenant. Under the close watch of the military, Evie, Dorian, Saskia, and Victor have been put into an accelerated training program with ONI, the Office of Naval Intelligence. And to the teens' surprise, ONI has a mission for them:...
11) Battle born
Oliver La Farge - Young Adult 1 available
Fiction Clarke, C
Southside - Young Adult 1 available
Fiction Clarke, C
When an alien alliance known as the Covenant lays siege to the planet Meridian, four high school students--Saskia, Dorian, Evie, and Victor--are thrust into battle to save their world. With their village in flames, the four find themselves stuck above ground, locked out of the town shelter where the rest of the survivors are gathers. With nothing but a few scavenged weapons and an injured Spartan, one of the UNSC's super-soldiers, they must tilt the...
12) Infinity Chamber
A man trapped in an automated prison must outsmart a computer in order to escape and try and find his way back to the outside world that may already be wiped out.
Oliver La Farge - Young Adult New Books 1 available
Mystery Clarke, C
"Set in 1993, teenage Claire navigates the eerie town of Indianola, Texas, where a fissure in time and space has made nothing is as it seems"-- June, 1993. Claire has been dumped in Indianola, Texas, to spend her whole vacation taking care of mean, sickly Grammy. Indianola is a run-down, shabby, pin-dot on the Gulf Coast. But if you leave Indianola, you forget about it... and if you stay, you have to live with it every day. Because there's a confluence...
Welcome to Prague, 1970: the epicenter in a struggle of spies and sorcerers. The Witch Who Came In From The Cold follows agents on opposing sides of two struggles: the Cold War, and an ancient conflict between two occult secret societies: the Consortium of Ice and the Acolytes of Flame. A CIA and KGB agent will find their loyalties to country tested when they realize they must work together to prevent the destruction of the world at the hands of the...
Cloak-and-dagger intrigue is served up with a magical twist in the riveting new episodic online serial created by Max Gladstone and Lindsay Smith. The streets of Prague are a deadly chessboard on which the CIA and KGB make their moves, little dreaming that a deeper game is being played between the Consortium of Ice and the Acolytes of Flame, ancient organizations that seek to harness elemental magic. When Andula, a young Czech student, is stalked...