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    These are our new releases. To view the complete catalogs, click here. Or you can contact Arrowhead Library System Mail-A-Book for a Catalog at 218-741-3840 or mailbook@arrowhead.lib.mn.us.

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    Aladdin and the Magic Lamp and the Five Chinese Brothers CD           

    Read by John Hurt. Length: 54 min.

    Enchanting tale about a young rogue and the genie who helps him win the love of the Sultan's daughter.


    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet CD by Jamie Ford          

    Read by Feodor Chin. Length: 11 hrs.

    Henry Lee comes upon a crowd gathered outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle' Japantown. It has been boarded up for decades, but now the new owner has made an incredible discovery, the belongings of Japanese families, left when they were rounded up and sent to internment camps during World War II. As Henry looks on, the owner opens a Japanese parasol.


    The Other Queen CD by Philippa Gregory   

    Narrated by Stina Nielsen, Jenny Sterlin, and Ron Keith. Length: 16 hrs.

    In this compelling saga of passion, political intrigue, and betrayal, Mary Queen of Scots struggles to rejoin her young son and regain her kingdom despite being imprisoned at the command of her cousin Queen Elizabeth.


    A Rule against Murder CD by Louise Penny

    Read by Ralph Cosham. Length: 11 hrs.

    In this classic drawing room mystery, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is looking forward to celebrating his wedding anniversary at the remote, luxurious Manoir Bellechasse. As Gamache's holiday becomes a busman's anniversary, he learns that the seemingly peaceful lodge is a place where visitors come to escape their past, until that past catches up with them.


    The Silent Sea CD by Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul

    Read by Scott Brick. Length: 16 hrs.

    On December 7, 1941, five brothers exploring a shaft on a small island off the coast of Washington State make an extraordinary discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbor. In the present, Cabrillo, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, stumbles upon a shocking revelation of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him, first, to that small island and it’s secret, and then much farther back, to an ancient Chinese expedition and a curse that seems to have survived for more than five hundred years.


    Snow Angels CD by James Thompson

    Narrated by T. Ryder Smith. Length: 8.5 hrs.

    This tale is set in the brutal cold and soul-testing isolation of kaamos, Finland's two weeks of utter darkness. Even as the unrelenting winter conditions tighten their grip on the residents of the Lapland town, a lovely Somali movie star is found murdered, a racial slur cut into her chest.

    Last Updated: 2011-09-22 11:52:08