Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Yuletide Festival

The Yuletide Festival will be held Tuesday, December 5 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the library. It is an evening of fun and musical festivity. The Hibbing City Band performs. There will be cookie decorating, time to visit with Santa Claus and enjoy a yuletide story. Children may also select a free paperback to take home. Refreshments will be served.

This Program has been sponsored by: the Friends of the Hibbing Public Library with the support of Girl Scout Troops 1702 and 1723, the Hibbing Key Club, Hibbing City Band, and Mr. C. Books are provided by the Hibbing Literacy Action Center with funds from the Hibbing United Way.

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Mystery Book Review

Never Fear
By Scott Frost

Homicide detective Alex Delillo finds and loses a brother all in one night. Suicide is suspected, but as Alex and her partner, detective Dylan Harrison investigate, they find that Alex’s brother was murdered. An eighteen year old serial murder investigation where the suspect in the cold case was Alex and her half brother’s father complicates the story as Alex is convinced that she is being stonewalled by the LAPD.

Scott Frost has written for Twin Peaks and X-Files. Never Fear is the second book in the series featuring Alex Delillo as a Pasadena homicide detective. Run the Risk, first book in the series, was nominated for an Edgar award for Best First Novel.

Monday, November 06, 2006

Mystery Book Review

Torment of Others
By Val McDermid

Dr. Tony Hill, criminal psychologist, shines in this 4th novel in a series. While a convicted murderer is locked away in a secure hospital, a new series of murders seem to be the work of a copycat. Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan calls in Dr. Hill to make sense of these murders. The bodies are found in Temple Fields, the setting of a previous set of murders in the book, The Mermaids Singing.

Present day English police procedurals with profiling added, Wire in the Blood, the second book in the series is also the name of the BBC series now in its 4th season. Series 4, episode 2 is based on the novel, Torment of Others.

Website: http://www.valmcdermid.com