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When PI Jonah Geller heads to Boston on the trail of a family friend's son, this missing person case looks more like a case of burnout. But it soon becomes clear that overachieving surgeon-in-training David Fine had a real reason to run. He'd been forced into a criminal ring performing illegal organ transplants, the brainchild of a Boston crime boss. Geller goes after him with partner Jenn Raudsepp, but when Jenn is kidnapped herself, he needs help from a former hit man and two wise guys to try to get her back, and stay one step ahead of the Boston law.
 
Raised by loving adoptive parents, San Francisco private investigator Wyatt Hunt never had an interest in finding his birth family--until he gets a chilling text message from an unknown number: "How did ur mother die?" The answer is murder, and urged on by curiosity and the mysterious texter, Hunt takes on a case he never knew existed, one that has lain unsolved for decades.
When a former lover is found murdered in Jack's bed, he is instantly the number one suspect. While the police are investigating Jack, the mob strong arms him into recovering $30 million in stolen pharmaceuticals, and the beautiful manager of a luxury hotel chain persuades him to quietly investigate a spree of murders occurring on their properties. Fighting for his life on both sides of the law, Jack realizes that he may not be able to save himself this time. Contains more action, more intrigue, and more twists than ever before.
 
When a visiting actress becomes the subject of a death threat, Jesse and the rest of the Paradise police department go on high alert. And when Jesse witnesses a horrifying collision caused by a distracted teenage driver, the political repercussions of her arrest bring him into conflict with the local selectmen, the DA, and some people with very deep pockets.
 
Jackson Brodie used to be a soldier in the British army and then an officer in the Lothian and Borders Police. Now the tough detective has turned private investigator, compelled to bring peace to victims and their families. Based in Edinburgh, good-hearted Brodie finds himself looking into everything from lost cats to wayward spouses and killers on the run. He does a lot of running himself, partly to unwind from the stresses of his work, but mostly to escape the memories of his own traumatic past.
 
"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container.
A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and John navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth.

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Teens' Top Ten Results - The Nation vs. Glenside

The Young Adult Library Services Association announced the winners of the Teens' Top Ten this morning. Teens from across the country and in other countries voted for their favorite books. Last Thursday, teens had the opportunity to vote after school at the library.  The results may suprise as the official winner did not even make it into Glenside's top ten.

Weekend Movie Sat October 20 @ 2 PM

See the 1997 PG movie starring Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, and Jackie Guerra about the life and times of Selena, the Tejano pop singer who was shot to death by the former president of her fan club. Show time: Saturday, October 20 at 2 P.M. See Adult Services for details! Sign-up online at www.glensidepld.org   Walk-Ins are welcome! - MA         

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Percy Jackson Party Survey Results

Today twenty-seven patrons attended the Percy Jackson Release Party. They shot a crossbow, attacked Mount Olympus with a catapult and did a variety of activities related to the book series by Rick Riordan.

We asked the participants survey questions in order for them to win Camp Half-Blood t-shirts and copies of the latest book in the series The Mark of Athena. Here are the results of those surveys.

 

Favorite Book in the Series

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