you're right Richard North Patterson is one of the authors whose books Carrie said would most probably be processed by bookshare. I put the list at the top of the books-being-scanned list. smile Cindy Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned list available at sites below Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List Books Being Scanned List: https://wiki.benetech..org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List --- On Thu, 1/28/10, Lynn I <lynnskyi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Lynn I <lynnskyi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: The Spire, by Richard North Patterson. > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Thursday, January 28, 2010, 3:54 PM > My guess is that this book will be a > bestseller. Carrie will likely process > it. That's my guess anyway. > > Thanks Sue for mentioning it. I have really enjoyed some of > his books. > *smile* > > -- > > Blessings. > > Lynnsky > > "To deny the need for and the teaching of Braille is to > limit choice. It > inhibits one's freedom. You can never choose to use what > you have not > learned." > (A Lynn I original quotation.) > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] > On Behalf Of Lynn I > Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 5:49 PM > To: bookkshare volunteer list > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] The Spire, by Richard North > Patterson. > > Hi Sue and everyone! > > Below is some information on The Spire, by Richard North > Patterson. This > book is also available in hardcover, although the info I'm > posting refers to > the paperback edition which is coming out in April 2010. > Sounds like a good > book. > > Block quote > The Spire > by Richard North Patterson > Mass Market Paperback > > This item will be available on Apr 27, 2010. > > ISBN-13: 9780312946395 > > Pub. Date: 04/27/2010 > > Synopsis > > Both a razor-sharp thriller and a poignant love story, this > twisting tale of > psychological suspense is Patterson’s most compelling > novel in years > > Mark Darrow grew up in a small Ohio town with no real > advantages beyond his > intelligence and athletic ability. But thanks to the > intervention of Lionel > Farr—a professor at Caldwell, the local college—Darrow > became an excellent > student and, later, a superb trial lawyer. Now Farr asks > his still-youthful > protégé for a life-altering favor. An embezzlement > scandal has threatened > Caldwell’s very existence—would Darrow consider > becoming its new president? > > Darrow accepts, but returning to his alma mater opens old > wounds. Sixteen > years ago, on the night of his greatest triumph as > Caldwell’s star > quarterback, he discovered the body of a black female > student named Angela > Hall at the base of the Spire, the bell tower that > dominates the leafy > campus. His best friend, Steve Tillman, was charged with > Angela’s murder and > ultimately sent to prison for life. But now, even as Darrow > begins the > daunting task of leading Caldwell, he discovers that the > case against his > friend left crucial questions unanswered. Despite his new > obligations—and > his deepening attachment to Farr’s beautiful though > troubled daughter—Darrow > begins his own inquiry into the murder. Soon he becomes > convinced that > Angela’s killer is still at large, but only when another > mysterious death > occurs does he understand that his own life is at risk. > > (Publishers Weekly) > > This thoughtful if less than suspenseful thriller from > bestseller Patterson > (Eclipse) charts the impact of the brutal murder of black > coed Angela Hall > at Caldwell College in Wayne, Ohio, on gifted athlete Mark > Darrow, who > discovered the body and later became a nationally renowned > lawyer. Mark's > best friend was convicted of the crime, but many aspects of > the trial > troubled Mark. Lionel Farr, Caldwell's provost and Mark's > former mentor, > offers Mark the post of college president 16 years after > Angela's murder. > Mark agrees to return to Caldwell, now struggling with the > suspected > embezzlement of $900,000 from its endowment by its current > president. With > Lionel's support, Mark investigates both the embezzlement > and the old > murder. Patterson evokes the quiet schism between town and > gown in Wayne as > well as the fragile relationship between blacks and whites, > while Mark's > probing hits exposed nerves with fatal results. (Sept.) > > (Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed > Elsevier Inc. All > rights reserved.) Block quote end > > -- > > Blessings. > > Lynnsky > > "To deny the need for and the teaching of Braille is to > limit choice. It > inhibits one's freedom. You can never choose to use what > you have not > learned." > (A Lynn I original quotation.) > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. 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