Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Super Secret New eMedia!


Each month, we pre-order new titles in eMedia.

These titles don't show up in the Wowbrary "Coming Soon" list.

They don't show up in our library catalog.

The ONLY place they are is in the eMedia catalog. But you'd never know it.

And, you can see them HERE! Click on Request It get on the waiting list for these upcoming releases!

Quick List: (Scroll down to see the book descriptions and release dates)

Coming Soon eAudioBooks:

Barbara Taylor Bradford: Playing the Game


Stephen J. Cannell: The Prostitutes' Ball


Lee Child: Worth Dying For


Michael Connelly: The Reversal


Catherine Coulter: The Valcourt Heiress


Jennifer Crusie: Trust Me on This


Joseph J. Ellis: First Family: Abigail and John Adams


Nicholas Evans: The Brave


Fannie Flagg:Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe


Myla Goldberg: The False Friend


John Grisham: The Confession


Tami Hoag: Keeping Company


Iris Johansen: Chasing the Night


John Le Carre: Our Kind of Traitor


Julia London: The Year of Living Scandalously


Nora Roberts: Spellbound


Joel C. Rosenberg: The Twelfth Imam


Coming Soon eBooks!

Ann Brashares: My Name is Memory


Clive Cussler: Lost Empire


Ken Follett: Fall of Giants


Sara Gruen: Ape House


Terry McMillan: Getting to Happy


John Sanford: Bad Blood


Coming Soon eAudioBooks- The Annotated List

The False Friend
Myla Goldberg
5 October 2010

Two 11-year-old girls, best friends and fierce rivals, go into the woods. Only one comes out. The lie Celia tells to conceal her misdeed becomes the accepted truth, and when Celia returns to her hometown to confess the truth, her family and friends don't believe her.
The Valcourt Heiress
Catherine Coulter
5 October 2010

When Garron of Kersey returns home from the king's service to claim his title as Baron Wareham, he's shocked to find Wareham Castle very nearly destroyed by a man called the Black Demon.

According to the last starving servants still clinging to life inside the castle walls, the Black Demon was looking for gold belonging to Garron's brother Arthur. Among his remaining servants is the enigmatic Merry, the bastard child of the castle's priest. Garron quickly realizes that she is much more than a servant: She reads and writes and makes lists, just as he does. Together they bring Wareham back to its former splendor.

But that is only the beginning. Did Arthur have a cache of gold? Who is the Black Demon? And the biggest question of all: Who is Merry?
The Reversal
Michael Connelly
5 October 2010

Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder.

After 24 years in prison, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty, and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch. Together, Bosch and Haller set off on a case fraught with political and personal danger.

Opposing them is Jessup, now out on bail, a defense attorney who excels at manipulating the media, and a runaway eyewitness reluctant to testify after so many years.

With the odds and the evidence against them, Bosch and Haller must nail a sadistic killer once and for all. If Bosch is sure of anything, it is that Jason Jessup plans to kill again.
Our Kind of Traitor
John Le Carre
12 October 2010

The unrivaled master of spy fiction returns with a taut and suspenseful novel of dirty money and dirtier politics. Perry and Gail are idealistic and very much in love when they splurge on a tennis vacation at a posh beach resort in Antigua. But the charm begins to pall when a big-time Russian money launderer enlists their help to defect.
The Prostitutes' Ball
Stephen J. Cannell
12 October 2010

Cannell delves deep into the two worlds he knows best--movies and crime--as Detective Shane Scully investigates the murder of a producer in the aftermath of a decadent Hollywood party.
The Brave
Nicholas Evans
12 October 2010

There's little love in eight-year-old Tom Bedford's life. His parents are old and remote and the boarding school they've sent him to bristles with bullies and sadistic staff. The only comfort he gets is from his fantasy world of Cowboys and Indians.

But when his sister Diane, a rising star of stage and screen, falls in love with one of his idols, the suave TV cowboy Ray Montane, Tom's life is transformed. They move to Hollywood and all his dreams seem to have come true.

Soon, however, the sinister side of Tinseltown casts its shadow and a shocking act of violence changes their lives forever. What happened all those years ago remains a secret that corrodes Tom's life and wrecks his marriage.

Only when his estranged son, a US Marine, is charged with murder do the events resurface, forcing him to confront his demons. As he struggles to save his son's life, he will learn the true meaning of bravery.
Keeping Company
Tami Hoag
12 October 2010

Dressed as a sexy comic-book princess on her way to a costume party, Alaina Montgomery couldn't believe it when her car broke down on a dark mountain road! The last thing she needed was a disguised Dylan Harrison trying to rescue her-and getting them both arrested! So what if he was impossibly sexy, irresistibly charming, and made her laugh-she wasn't looking for a lover. Will passion melt her cool facade and his firm vows against getting involved?
Playing the Game
Barbara Taylor Bradford
12 October 2010

Annette Remmington, a London art consultant and private dealer, is at the top of her game. She is married to her mentor, the much older Marius Remmington. For twenty years, Marius has groomed her into a star, and saved her from a dark and gritty past. It is with great care that he picks the best journalist possible to do a profile of her in a popular London newspaper.

Jack Chalmers is a bit of a celebrity himself, as one of the top journalists of his time. Marius believes only he will be able to capture the true brilliance of his lovely wife. How could he have known that the connection between Jack and Annette would ignite so many secrets? And how could he know that Jack would uncover a scandal that could ultimately destroy them all?
Spellbound
Nora Roberts
15 October 2010

Spellbound follows world-famous photographer Calin Farrell on his much-needed vacation in Ireland. While there, Calin becomes bewitched by the ravishingly beautiful Bryna Torrence, even if he refuses to believe in the spell that has brought them together - and could destroy them both.
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe
Fannie Flagg
19 October 2010

Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age. The tale she tells is also of two women--of the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth--who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle Stop, Alabama, a Southern kind of Cafe Wobegon offering good barbecue and good coffee and all kinds of love and laughter, even an occasional murder. And as the past unfolds, the present--for Evelyn and for us--will never be quite the same again...
Worth Dying For
Lee Child, Dick Hill
19 October 2010

There's deadly trouble in the corn country of Nebraska ... and Jack Reacher walks right into it. First he falls foul of a local clan that has terrified an entire county into submission. But it's the unsolved case of a missing child, already decades-old, that Reacher can't let go.

The Duncans want Reacher gone--and it's not just past secrets they're trying to hide. They're awaiting a secret shipment that's already late - and they have the kind of customers no one can afford to annoy. For as dangerous as the Duncans are, they're right at the bottom of a criminal food chain stretching halfway around the world.

For Reacher, it would have made much more sense to keeping on going, to put some distance between himself and the hardcore trouble that's bearing down on him.

For Reacher, that was also impossible.

Chasing the Night
Iris Johansen
19 October 2010

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is drawn into the mystery of a child that had been abducted eight years earlier, and must use her skills with age progression as a way to reunite mother and son. But Eve must face looming demons of her own.
The Twelfth Imam
Joel C. Rosenberg
19 October 2010

As the apocalyptic leaders of Iran call for the annihilation of Israel and the U.S., CIA operative David Shirazi is sent into Tehran with one objective: use all means necessary to disrupt Iran's nuclear weapons program just as an obscure religious cleric known as the Twelfth Imam rises to power.
The Year of Living Scandalously
Julia London
19 October 2010

When Declan O'Connor, Earl of Donnelly, arrives at Hadley Green to meet with Lily Boudine, the new countess of Ashwood, he knows instantly that the lovely woman who welcomes him is not who she pretends to be. In an attempt to avoid an unwanted marriage, Keira Hannigan has assumed her cousin's identity and is staying at the estate while Lily is abroad. When Declan threatens to expose her, Keira convinces him to guard her secret, then enlists him in her investigation of the missing jewels, for she now believes an innocent man was hanged.

Unable to deny the beautiful, exasperating Keira - or their simmering passion - Declan reluctantly agrees. But neither is prepared for the dangerous stranger who threatens to reveal Keira's lies... and Declan knows he must protect Keira at all costs, for she is the woman who now owns his heart.
The Confession
John Grisham
26 October 2010

Travis Boyette, recently paroled and suffering from an inoperable brain tumor, resolves to confess that he committed a murder nine years earlier for which another man was convicted and awaits execution, but finds it difficult to convince lawyers and judges of their error.
First Family: Abigail and John Adams
Joseph J. Ellis
26 October 2010

Joseph J. Ellis gives us a story both intimate and panoramic: equal parts biography, political history, and love story. In a fifty-plus-year political and personal partnership, John and Abigail strategized over civic and foreign affairs as often as they discussed their children and Abigail's loneliness during John's extended absences required by his work. Their remarkable connection is epitomized in words he wrote to her after his election to the presidency: "I can do nothing without you."
Trust Me on This
Jennifer Crusie
26 October 2010

Dennie Banks is an investigative reporter chasing down the biggest story of her career. Alec Prentice is a government agent working undercover to catch an elusive grifter. When they meet by accident, it's a case of mistaken identities at first sight. What they don't mistake is the instant attraction they have for each other, an attraction they'll do everything in their power to resist--because Dennie thinks that Alec is running interference for her interview subject, and Alec suspects that Dennie is linked to his swindler. As the confusion grows, so do their feelings for each other, and what begins as a romantic comedy of errors may just end in the love affair of a lifetime.
Coming Soon eBooks!

My Name is Memory
Ann Brashares
3 June 2010

Daniel has spent centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia (despite her changing name and form) have been drawn together-and he remembers it all. Daniel has "the memory", the ability to recall past lives and recognize souls of those he's previously known. It is a gift and a curse. For all the times that he and Sophia have been drawn together throughout history, they have also been torn painfully, fatally, apart. A love always too short.
Lost Empire
Clive Cussler
31 August 2010

While scuba diving in Tanzania, Sam and Remi Fargo come upon a relic belonging to a long-lost Confederate ship. An anomaly about the relic sets them off chasing a mystery—but unknown to them, a much more powerful force is engaged in the same chase. Mexico's ruling party, the ultranationalist Mexica Tenochca, is intent on finding that artifact as well, because it contains a secret that could destroy the party utterly.

Through Tanzania and Zanzibar, into the rainforests of Madagascar, and across the Indian Ocean to Indonesia and the legendary site of the 1883 Krakatoa explosion, the Fargos and their ruthless opponents pursue the hunt—but only one can win. And the penalty for failure is death.
Ape House
Sara Gruen
7 September 2010

BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide.

Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, doesn't understand people, but animals she gets - especially bonobos. Isabel feels more comfortable in their world than she's ever felt among humans... until she meets John Thigpen, a very married reporter who braves the ever-present animal rights protesters outside the lab to see what's really going on inside.

When an explosion rocks the lab, severely injuring Isabel and "liberating" the apes, John's human interest piece turns into the story of a lifetime, one he'll risk his career and his marriage to follow. Then a reality TV show featuring the missing apes debuts under mysterious circumstances, and it immediately becomes the biggest - and unlikeliest - phenomenon in the history of modern media. Millions of fans are glued to their screens watching the apes order greasy take-out, have generous amounts of sex, and sign for Isabel to come get them. Now, to save her family of apes from this parody of human life, Isabel must connect with her own kind, including John, a green-haired vegan, and a retired porn star with her own agenda.
Getting to Happy
Terry McMillan
7 September 2010

An exuberant return to the four unforgettable heroines of "Waiting to Exhale"--Savannah, Gloria, Bernadine, and Robin--15 years later. Each is at her own midlife crossroads. All four are learning to heal past hurts and to reclaim their joy and their dreams. They've exhaled: now they are learning to breathe.
Bad Blood
John Sanford
21 September 2010

One late fall Sunday in southern Minnesota, a farmer brings a load of soybeans to a local grain elevator - and a young man hits him on the head with a steel bar, drops him into the grain bin, waits until he's sure he's dead, and then calls the sheriff to report the "accident." Suspicious, the sheriff calls in Virgil Flowers, who quickly breaks the kid down... and the next day the boy's found hanging in his cell. Remorse? Virgil isn't so sure, and as he investigates he begins to uncover a multigeneration, multifamily conspiracy - a series of crimes of such monstrosity that, though he's seen an awful lot in his life, even he has difficulty in comprehending it... and in figuring out what to do next.
Fall of Giants
Ken Follett
28 September 2010

The first novel in The Century Trilogy follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

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