The end of the year is getting close, but the Library still has some great new Large Print arriving! Here are a couple that we recently received, but you can see the New in November list HERE.
Autumn has descended on Crozet, Virginia, ideal conditions for a scenic drive for Harry and husband Fair. Harry’s nose for trouble leads her straight to a cornfield’s macabre scarecrow–an all too real murder victim that frightens all but the noisy crows. This accountant’s gruesome death is only the first of many disturbing events in this normally pastoral corner of the world. While Harry tends her beloved grapes and sunflowers, a killer edges closer–as does Harry’s protective menagerie of animals. Halloween’s approach brings with it bona fide terror and a beloved local tradition that threatens to become fatal.
Spenser is busy planning his Christmas dinner menu when he’s confronted in his office by a young boy named Slide. Homeless and alone, Slide has found refuge with an organization named Street Business, which gives shelter and seeks job opportunities for Boston’s homeless and lost. Slide’s mentor, Jackie Alvarez, is being threatened, and Street Business is in danger of losing its tenuous foothold in the community. Spenser, aided by Hawk, finds a trail that leads to a dangerous drug kingpin, whose hold on the at-risk community Street Business serves threatens not just boys’ safety and security, but their lives as well