Posts on April 2016
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The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry

Cover of The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry

Cotton Malone, a former navy man and U.S. Justice Department agent, now a rare book dealer, searches for clues to the disappearance of his father in a submarine disaster off the coast of Antarctica, and finds evidence of a lost civilization, possibly thousands of years old.

Some Luck

Some Luck book cover image

The first of a trilogy, this Jane Smiley novel covers the life of an Iowa farm family from 1920-1953.

Raiders of the Nile by Steven Saylor

Cover of Raiders of the Nile by Steven Saylor

Raiders of the Nile is the second in Steven Saylor's new series featuring his ancient Roman detective, Gordianus the Finder, as a young man. After journeying to see the Seven Wonders of the World in the previous volume, Gordianus has settled in Alexandria. But when his slave and lover, Bethesda, is kidnapped, Gordianus faces many adventures as he tries to rescue her. He encounters a gang of bandits, gets falsely accused of murder, and learns of a plot to steal the sarcophagus of...