New books on tape have arrived at the Astoria Public Library:

"An Unfinished Life," written by Robert Dallek, narrated by Ed Sala. Dallek reviewed medical and military records to shed new light on the severity of John Kennedy's chronic pain and political life.

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"Seizure, " written by Robin Cook, narrated by George Guidall. Senator Butler makes himself a guinea pig for stem cell research when he learns he has Parkinson's Disease. The results are devastating.

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"To the Nines, " written by Janet Evanovich, narrated by C. J. Critt. Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is headed for Las Vegas, trailing a bail-jumper.

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"McNally's Dare, " written by Lawrence Sanders, narrated by Richard Davidson. A young waiter is murdered during one of Palm Beach's biggest and best social events.

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"The Center of Everything, " written by Laura Moriarty, narrated by Julie Dretzin. In a small Kansas town, Evelyn is in love and at the top of her studies in math. As she grows into an adult life, she finds that not everything works out in small town America.

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"Die in Plain Sight, " written by Elizabeth Lowell, narrated by Alyssa Bresnahan. The artists' world provides the backdrop in this novel where Lacey Quinn must investigate whether her grandfather's honor is in question.

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"The Rabbit Factory, " written by Larry Brown, narrated by Tom Stechschulte. Helen, Merlot and Anjalee are about to meet a strange cast of characters as each goes searching for love.

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"Fallen Idols, " written by J. F. Freedman, narrated by Richard Ferrone. Why has Walt Gaines suddenly broken off all contact with his family and moved to California? His sons are determined to know.

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"Last Lessons of Summer, " written by Margaret Maron, narrated by Kate Forbes. Amy Steadman has gone to North Carolina to clean out her grandmother's house. While she sorts through boxes, her own memories begin to haunt her.

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"Executive Power, " written by Vince Flynn, narrated by George Guidall. Mitch Rapp is the only man who can be counted on to stop an anticipated episode of global terrorism. But these days, Rapp is an easy target himself.

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"Paris 1919, " written by Margaret MacMillan, narrated by Suzanne Toren. In the wake of World War I, world leaders converged on Paris to form a vision for the future. Author MacMillan is the great-granddaughter of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, who was one of the prinicipal delegates.

- Jane Tucker, librarian, Astoria Public Library

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