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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Tom Clancy, Bourne, Edward VII Biography and Wolverine highlight Baldwin New Titles 12/3/13

The Bourne Retribution by Eric Lustbader:  When Director Yadin learns of a mysterious connection between Ouyang Jidan, a senior member of China's Politburo, and a recently deceased Mexican drug lord, he asks Jason Bourne to investigate. Check Availability

Command Authority by Tom Clancy:  There's a new strong man in Russia but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past. The solution to that mystery lies with a most unexpected source, President Jack Ryan. 
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The Heir Apparent by Jane Ridley:  Chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria's firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has ever seen. Check availability

The Prince of Risk by Christopher Reich:  Bobby Astor is a fearless New York hedge-fund gunslinger on the verge of making his biggest killing ever. But everything changes when his father, the venerable chief executive of the New York Stock Exchange, is murdered along with the head of the Federal Reserve in a brazen, inexplicable attack on the South Lawn of the White House. In the moments before his death, Astor's father sends Bobby a mystifying text message . . . a single word that Bobby soon realizes offers the only clue to the identity of his father's killer and the terrifying motivation behind the attack.
As Bobby unravels the mystery behind his father's death, he crosses paths with his ex-wife, no-nonsense Special Agent Alex Forza of the FBI, who is hot on the trail of a band of elite international terrorists intent on infiltrating New York City. All the while, Bobby must fight to hold together his increasingly risky business deal. At stake is not only the survival of his company and a colossal fortune . . . but also a sophisticated foreign conspiracy that threatens the entire financial system of the United States.

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The Wolverine (DVD): Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. Check Availability

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