In­nu­mer­able In­sects climb­ing the shelves Fic­tion

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These new books are avail­able at St. Catharines Pub­lic Li­brary.

Cold, Cold Heart, by A. J. Cross. Foren­sic psy­chol­o­gist

Kate Han­son is tasked with re­ex­am­in­ing a 10-year-old mur­der case in which an ap­peal judge has de­creed the foren­sic ev­i­dence un­sat­is­fac­tory. In fol­low­ing her hunches, Kate makes a pro­fes­sional de­ci­sion which un­der­mines her col­leagues, and threat­ens her very fu­ture.

Fall of a Fortress, by Frieda Watt. As Bri­tain ad­vances to con­quer Louis­bourg in 1744, the prom­ise of a new life for Marie and Pierre is caught in the crosshairs of the Bri­tish navy. As em­pires col­lide, they are cat­a­pulted into a world of spies, trea­son and re­venge.

The Fallen Ar­chi­tect, by Charles Belfoure. When the Bri­tan­nia Theatre’s bal­cony col­lapses, killing over a dozen peo­ple, all blame is placed on the ar­chi­tect, Dou­glas Lay­ton. He knows the flaw wasn’t in the de­sign, but if the col­lapse wasn’t an ac­ci­dent, who caused it ? Af­ter five years in prison, Lay­ton is de­ter­mined to find out but finds him­self dig­ging into the past, and alert­ing a mur­derer to his pres­ence.

The Se­cret Keeper, by Su­san Lewis. A lot can change in a year. In the few months Olivia has been in the clear af­ter bat­tling cancer, she has be­gun piec­ing her life back to­gether, but some­thing un­set­tling has hap­pened in the town she calls home. When ghosts from her past col­lide with her present, Olivia must un­cover the truth, but how does she know who she can trust?

Tony’s Wife, by Adri­ana Tri­giani. Set in the Big Band era of the 1940s, Chi Chi and Tony, am­bi­tious and tal­ented in­di­vid­u­als with the hopes of be­com­ing singers, meet one day at the Jersey Shore. They quickly fall in love and be­come a suc­cess­ful duo act. Nav­i­gat­ing the world of night­clubs, ra­dio and tele­vi­sion, the two try to find bal­ance be­tween pub­lic and pri­vate lives. Can their re­la­tion­ship with­stand the pres­sures of fam­ily and ca­reers?

Non-fic­tion

Slow­hand, by Philip Nor­man. Through in­ter­views with friends, fam­ily and col­leagues, this au­tho­rized bi­og­ra­phy of rock le­gend Eric Clapton chron­i­cles his ex­tra­or­di­nary life, from early child­hood to mu­sic su­per­star­dom.

As­tound­ing, by Alec Ne­valaLee. Writer Ne­vala-Lee tells the story of the re­mark­able part­ner­ship be­tween authors John W. Camp­bell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Hein­lein and L. Ron Hub­bard, ex­plor­ing their work and their per­sonal lives dur­ing the Golden Age of sci­ence fic­tion.

Tast­ing Italy, by Eugenia Bone. Fea­tur­ing 100 recipes and more than 300 colour pho­to­graphs and maps, this guide ex­plores the rich culi­nary his­tory of Italy, re­gion by re­gion.

In­nu­mer­able In­sects, by Michael S. Engel. Sci­en­tists have iden­ti­fied over one mil­lion in­sect species, and es­ti­mate that there are ap­prox­i­mately five mil­lion in­sect species on Earth. A noted en­to­mol­o­gist ex­plores the in­cred­i­ble story of in­sects, the most di­verse an­i­mal on the planet.

Hand­made Liv­ing, by Wil­low Cross­ley. Flo­ral and in­te­rior stylist Cross­ley presents forty dif­fer­ent craft projects for the home that use ev­ery­day items to cre­ate some­thing new and beau­ti­ful.

SPE­CIAL TOTHE ST. CATHARINES STAN­DARD

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