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March 30, 2007 Newsletter

March 30, 2007

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Spring Break Talks to Lisa Jackson, Author of ABSOLUTE FEAR

New Featured One to Watch Author: Cathy Lamb, Author of JULIA'S CHOCOLATES

Featured One to Watch Author: Masha Hamilton, Author of THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE

Featured One to Watch Author: Sandra Dallas, Author of TALLGRASS

Now in Stores: A WICKED SNOW by Gregg Olsen

Now in Stores: THE MEMORIES WE KEEP by Walter Zacharius

Featured Suspense/Thriller Author: Stephen White, Author of DRY ICE

New! Southern Writers Author Spotlight: Paula Wall, Author of THE WILDE WOMEN

Featured Romantic Suspense Author: Karen Robards, Author of OBSESSION

Featured Romantic Suspense Author: Beverly Barton, Author of THE DYING GAME

Featured Romantic Suspense Author: Wendy Corsi Staub, Author of DON'T SCREAM

Our Newest Featured Historical Fiction Author: Conn Iggulden, Author of GENGHIS: Birth of an Empire

This Week's Reviews and Features

Poll and Question of the Week

Quick Links to Features On The Book Report Network
Past Reviews
Can't See the Graphics? Read This Newsletter Online
Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Promotion
Debut Suspense/Thriller One to Watch Promotion
Mystery Mayhem Promotion

Historical Fiction Promotion

One to Watch Promotion
Books Into Movies
Bestseller Lists
Coming Soon
New in Paperback

Spring Break

I am headed to the Outer Banks tomorrow. I am hoping it will be sunny and 10 degrees warmer than New York, which it usually is this time of year. I was spoiled in Charlottesville last weekend where all the flowers were in full bloom. The hyacinths smelled particularly lovely.

I am looking forward to the usual routine of reading, knitting and walking on the beach. The big debate is as follows. The house we are renting is not available until Sunday, so what can we do on the drive down and still get to watch the first round of the Final Four on Saturday? (We all are pulling for Georgetown.) We each have favorites to see on the way, thus the drive down may be as much fun as the rest of the trip

As always the packing dilemma looms --- books, yarn, and oh yeah, clothes. I typically wear jeans and white t-shirts the entire time when I am gone, so I am determined not to overpack. I went, um, a little crazy in The Needle Lady, the yarn store in Charlottesville last week. Besides the four projects in progress, I now have four more ready to start. I have said in the past that I am addicted to yarn, and I truly need a 12-step program. Oh, and may I mention that my favorite yarn store on the Outer Banks, Knitting Addiction, is having a trunk show next week? I can see the car going there on auto pilot. I console myself saying this addiction is better than chocolate. I also look forward to seeing Jamie Layton, who is one of the managers at the Duck's Cottage bookstore in Duck. Jamie also teaches water aerobics three mornings a week, and I can see us chatting upcoming books with the other class members as we work out. A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS - kick - THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS - jump. You get it.

Speaking of books, I am reading LITTLE PINK SLIPS, a novel by Sally Koslow, and just loving it. It's in stores in a couple of weeks. Sally was the Editor-in-Chief at McCall's, and she is just dead-on fabulous at describing the magazine world. It's more insightful than THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA. Reading it I felt like I was reliving my years at Conde Nast. If you love magazines, or just a wickedly smart insider read, then you want to note this one. I cannot wait to finish it. I keep sneaking time to read a few pages.

We are so excited to be featuring Cathy Lamb as our newest One to Watch author. Cathy's deliciously funny, heartfelt and moving debut is JULIA'S CHOCOLATES, which hits stores on April 24th. As I am telling the staff, we are going out of March with a Lamb. I know, how witty am I? Or do I really need a vacation? We have 10 advance copies of JULIA'S CHOCOLATES to give to readers who are interested in previewing and commenting on the book. Interested? Send your name and mailing address to by April 6th.

We have advance reader comments on David Morrell's SCAVENGER. We also have announcements of  some new award winners and nominees, including the Rita Award nominees, Gumshoe Award nominees, the Thriller Award nominees and the Book Sense Book of the Year Award winners.

Our New in Paperback feature for March was just added, so if you always "wait for the paperback" your moment has arrived. Among the new titles in paperback are KILL ME by Stephen White, JUDGE & JURY by James Patterson and BLUE SHOES AND HAPPINESS, the seventh installment in Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.

We also have a newly updated Books into Movies for April. The big ones are The Host and The Nanny Diaries, but book-loving moviegoers whose tastes run the gamut from independents to blockbusters to science fiction all will find some enticing picks in theaters this month.

Our Word of Mouth prize titles are I HEARD THAT SONG BEFORE by Mary Higgins Clark, WE SHALL NOT SLEEP by Anne Perry and the paperback of MOCKINGBIRD: A Portrait of Harper Lee, by Charles J. Shields. Tell us what you are reading here to be eligible to win.

I have written a blog about my adventures in Charlottesville last week. That event gets better and better every year. Next up will be Sleuthfest in Miami the third weekend in April and then the LA Book Fair the last weekend of the month. If you are headed to either, let me know.

Happy Passover to all of our Jewish readers....more next week from the Beach.

Carol Fitzgerald (

List of titles reviewed and featured on March 30th.

List of titles reviewed and featured on March 23rd.

Click here to enter our Word of Mouth contest. Talks to Lisa Jackson, Author of ABSOLUTE FEAR

Lisa Jackson is the bestselling author of more than 75 novels, including FATAL BURN, SHIVER, DEEP FREEZE and THE MORNING AFTER. Her latest work, ABSOLUTE FEAR, marks the return of popular protagonist Detective Reuben Montoya. In this interview with's Stephen Hubbard, Jackson talks about why she chose to reprise this character and how he has developed over the course of several previous books. She also explains how she is able to get inside the minds of both her heroes and villains, reveals the real reason she began writing at the start of her career and shares details about plans to co-author a novel with her sister, Nancy Bush.

ABSOLUTE FEAR by Lisa Jackson (Romantic Suspense)
Eve Renner was nearly killed three months ago. Now, trying to forget the past and resume her life, a series of bizarre murders leads her back to Our Lady of Virtues Mental Hospital, where she must confront her memory and a killer. From the New York Times bestselling author of FATAL BURN and SHIVER comes a pulse-pounding new novel of madness, deceit and twisted revenge. Reviewed by Stephen Hubbard.

Click here to read our interview with Lisa Jackson and a review of ABSOLUTE FEAR.

New Featured One to Watch Author: Cathy Lamb, Author of JULIA'S CHOCOLATES

We are so excited to be featuring Cathy Lamb as our newest One to Watch author. Cathy's deliciously funny, heartfelt and moving debut is JULIA'S CHOCOLATES, which hits stores on April 24th.

We have 10 advance copies of JULIA'S CHOCOLATES to give to readers who are interested in previewing and commenting on the book. Interested? Send your name and mailing address to by April 6th.

From the moment Julia Bennett leaves her abusive Boston fiancé at the altar and her ugly wedding dress hanging from a tree in South Dakota, she knows she’s driving away from the old Julia, but what she’s driving toward is as messy and undefined as her own wounded soul. The old Julia dug her way out of a tortured, trailer park childhood with a monster of a mother. The new Julia will be found at her Aunt Lydia’s rambling, hundred-year-old farmhouse outside Golden, Oregon.

Filled with warmth, love, and truth, JULIA’S CHOCOLATES is an unforgettable novel of hope and healing that explores the hurts we keep deep in our hearts, the love that liberates us, the courage that defines us, and the chocolate that just might take us there.

Click here to read more about Cathy Lamb and JULIA'S CHOCOLATES.


Featured One to Watch Author: Masha Hamilton, Author of THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE

One of our featured One to Watch authors is Masha Hamilton, the author of THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US and STAIRCASE OF A THOUSAND STEPS. Her newest is the evocative and compelling tale THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE, which comes out April 3rd.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read a new excerpt from THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE.
-Click here to read Masha Hamilton's bio.
-Click here to donate to The Camel Bookmobile Book Drive.

When Fiona Sweeney tells her family she wants to do something that matters, they do not expect her to go to Africa to help start a traveling library. But that is where Fiona chooses to make her mark: in the arid bush of northeastern Kenya, among tiny, far-flung communities, nearly unknown and lacking roads and schools, where people live daily with drought, hunger, and disease.
In THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE Fi travels to settlements where people have never held a book in their hands. Her goal is to help bring Dr. Seuss, Homer, Tom Sawyer, and Hemingway to a largely illiterate and semi-nomadic populace. However, because the donated books are limited in number and the settlements are many, the library initiates a tough fine: if anyone fails to return a book, the bookmobile will stop coming.

Click here to read more about Masha Hamilton and THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE.


Featured One to Watch Author: Sandra Dallas, Author of TALLGRASS

Award-winning author Sandra Dallas was dubbed "a quintessential American voice" by Jane Smiley in Vogue magazine, and her novels with their themes of loyalty, friendship and human dignity are acclaimed by readers and critics alike. Her new book, TALLGRASS, will be in stores April 3rd.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read a new excerpt from TALLGRASS.
-Click here to read critical praise for TALLGRASS.
-Click here to read Sandra Dallas's bio.

More about
During World War II, a family finds life turned upside down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small Colorado town. After a young girl is murdered, all eyes (and suspicions) turn to the newcomers, the interlopers, the strangers.

This is Tallgrass as Rennie Stroud has never seen it before. She has just turned thirteen and, until this time, life has pretty much been what her father told her it should be: predictable and fair. But now the winds of change are coming and, with them, a shift in her perspective. And Rennie will discover secrets that can destroy even the most sacred things.

Part thriller, part historical novel, TALLGRASS is a riveting exploration of the darkest --- and best --- parts of the human heart.

Click here to read more about Sandra Dallas and TALLGRASS.


Now in Stores: A WICKED SNOW by Gregg Olsen

A WICKED SNOW Gregg Olsen (Suspense)
From New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen comes a taut and terrifying new thriller about long buried secrets, a killer with unfinished business, and a young woman hunted and haunted by the ghosts of her mother's past...

Click here to read more about A WICKED SNOW.


Now in Stores: THE MEMORIES WE KEEP by Walter Zacharius

THE MEMORIES WE KEEP by Walter Zacharius (Fiction)
Inspired by the author’s own experiences as an American soldier during World War II, this remarkable novel is a story of loss, love, betrayal, and the amazing power of hope. With its unforgettable voice, THE MEMORIES WE KEEP will arrest your imagination until the very last page.

Click here to read more about THE MEMORIES WE KEEP.


Featured Suspense/Thriller Author: Stephen White, Author of DRY ICE

Already an established master of the suspense/thriller genre, Stephen White is a clinical psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of KILL ME, MISSING PERSONS, BLINDED, THE BEST REVENGE, COLD CASE and PRIVILEGED INFORMATION. In DRY ICE --- which came out March 6th --- he reintroduces readers to psychologist Alan Gregory, who first appeared in PRIVILEGED INFORMATION. Faithful readers of the series and newcomers alike will be mesmerized by this searing view into the revered doctor’s heart --- with a haunting conclusion that will secure DRY ICE's place as the most memorable of White’s novels.

-Click here to read our interview with Stephen White.
-Click here to read a review of DRY ICE.
-Click here to read an excerpt from DRY ICE.
-Click here to see Stephen White's backlist.
-Click here to read Stephen White's bio.
-Read more on Stephen White's website,
-Click here to see our book winners.

DRY ICE by Stephen White (Thriller)
New York Times bestselling author Stephen White brings back his popular character, Boulder, Colorado psychologist Alan Gregory, to take on the sociopathic killer from White's first novel --- who, many years later, has walked away from a mental hospital, hungry for revenge. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub. 

Click here to read more about Stephen White and DRY ICE.

New! Southern Writers Author Spotlight: Paula Wall, Author of THE WILDE WOMEN

We are thrilled to be kicking off our inaugural Southern Writers Author Spotlight with Paula Wall, the national bestselling author of THE ROCK ORCHARD. In THE WILDE WOMEN --- coming out April 17th --- Paula brings her signature charm and wit to the tale of two sisters with a talent for seduction and the unfortunate habit of falling for the wrong man every time.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to see Paula Wall's backlist.
-Click here to read fast facts about Paula Wall.

The Wilde sisters dove headfirst into this world on fire with life and expectation. With hair black as midnight and eyes blazing blue, they grow into truly irresistible women. But as well as being blessed with beauty and determination, the Wilde sisters are cursed with equal tastes for mischief and bad men. And both of these appetites always lead to trouble. Love either lifts a woman up or drags her down. When a Wilde woman dies, they don't have to dig a hole.

On Black Friday in Five Points, Tennessee, Pearl Wilde finds her sister, Kat, in the barn wearing both her favorite shoes and her fiancé. As quick to fury as she is to passion, Pearl leaves town immediately. She returns five years later a sophisticated femme fatale, with her claws sharpened like stainless steel and a demeanor so cool that the townspeople can no longer tell if she even has sweat glands. Slowly and deliberately, Pearl begins her revenge on Kat by captivating all the men of Five Points, but all the while never forgetting the one man who had the power to break her heart.

In THE WILDE WOMEN, Paula Wall once again bewitches the reader with humor, sass, smarts, and sensuality, creating a hilarious and beguiling world where sometimes the best revenge is forgiveness.
Click here to read more about Paula Wall and THE WILDE WOMEN.

Featured Romantic Suspense Author: Karen Robards, Author of OBSESSION

Karen Robards is the author of thirty-three books and a regular on the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. Her newest is OBSESSION --- a taut and sexy psychological thriller that hits stores on April 10th.

-Click here to read a new excerpt from OBSESSION.
-Click here to see our book winners.
-Click here to read Karen Robards's backlist.
-Click here to read fast facts about Karen Robards.
-Click here to visit Karen Robards's website,

More about OBSESSION:
Katharine Lawrence has no idea what hit her. The attack came out of nowhere. Only hours earlier she had been enjoying a girls-only weekend with an old college friend. Now she finds herself lying bound and gagged on her kitchen floor, staring with terrified eyes at her friend Lisa while two masked gunmen search her house for –-- what? She doesn’t know. She only knows that, unless they can escape, whatever it is could end up getting both her and Lisa killed.

But Katharine’s nightmare is only just beginning. When she awakens in a Washington hospital, her nose crushed, her body battered, her brain tells her things aren’t right –-- and it’s not the attack that’s disorienting her. She doesn’t recognize herself when she looks in the mirror: her slim body, her manicured hands, her blond bob. And the smiling, handsome doctor at her bedside –-- Dr. Dan Howard –-- is familiar, but in a totally unfamiliar way. Perhaps the trauma of the attempt on her life has given her some kind of weird amnesia. She’s twenty-nine, the special assistant to the head of the CIA, and she’s lucky to be alive. She also knows she can trust no one.

Click here to read more about Karen Robards and OBSESSION.


Featured Romantic Suspense Author: Beverly Barton, Author of THE DYING GAME

Our second featured Romantic Suspense author is Beverly Barton, the New York Times bestselling author of over thirty contemporary romance novels and two-time National Reader’s Choice Award winner. Her newest red-hot thriller, THE DYING GAME, hits stores March 27th and promises to be a steamy and seductive thriller.

-Click here to read a new excerpt from THE DYING GAME.
-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read fast facts about Beverly Barton.
-Click here to see Beverly Barton's backlist.
-Click here to visit Beverly Barton's website,

More about THE DYING GAME:
If he's chosen you to play, he's chosen you to die.....

It's the ultimate game --- the adrenaline surge of the hunt, the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat. For in this game, the rules are simple: To win, you only have to kill. To lose, you will have to die...

The victims are former beauty queens found with a single rose beside their bodies. Lindsay McAllister has seen this signature before, when she was a rookie detective with the Chattanooga PD investigating the death of Judd Walker's wife, a murder that sent the handsome lawyer off the deep end. Now, Lindsay has the brutal task of telling Judd that his wife's killer has struck again, and she's going to need his help to outplay their opponent --- because the killer is getting bolder, faster, and more ruthless. The game is escalating, and no one is safe.Now as the body count rises, the rules are changing. A killer will do anything to win. And the only way for Lindsay to stop a madman's twisted game is to play it herself...

Click here to read more about Beverly Barton and THE DYING GAME.


Featured Romantic Suspense Author: Wendy Corsi Staub, Author of DON'T SCREAM

The critically acclaimed, award-winning author of over sixty books, Wendy Corsi Staub is a New York Times bestseller who has perfected the art of delivering sexy, scary thrills. Her newest, DON'T SCREAM, hits shelves on April 24th and is sure to satisfy old fans and garner her new ones as well.

-Click here to see our advance copy winners.
-Click here to read fast facts about Wendy Corsi Staub.
-Click here to read Wendy Corsi Staub's backlist.
-Click here to visit Wendy Corsi Staub's website,

More about DON'T SCREAM:
Don’t Tell A Soul…
In a remote, heavily wooded area near the Berkshires of Massachusetts, Rachel Lorant died on her birthday. But she didn’t die alone. That night, her four sorority sisters make a solemn, trembling pledge. They will never reveal what has just happened in those woods --- ever. Instead, they will take their terrible secret to their graves…

Don’t Think About The Past…
Now, ten years later, their secret is coming back to haunt them as each receives a card in the mail from Rachel: “Happy Birthday to Me. xoxo R.” It’s clear that someone knows what happened that night. Someone is stalking them and sending mysterious, chilling gifts that only they can understand --- deadly warnings of what is to come. For the sins of the past have come back with a vengeance, and a killer will see that they all pay in blood…

And Whatever You Do—Don’t Scream…
Brynn Costello has never felt such pure fear. She didn’t want any part in what happened so long ago, but now, the mother of two will do anything to stay alive and protect her family --- even if it means matching wits with a killer she can’t see…a twisted psychopath who is closer than she thinks and who is saving her death for last...

Click here to read more about Wendy Corsi Staub and DON'T SCREAM.


Our Newest Featured Historical Fiction Author: Conn Iggulden, Author of GENGHIS: Birth of an Empire

We are thrilled to spotlight Conn Iggulden as our newest featured Historical Fiction author. The acclaimed author of the Emperor novels, Iggulden is a master of the historical fiction genre. In his latest work, GENGHIS: Birth of an Empire, which hits stores on May 1st, he tackles the fascinating persona and compelling legacy of Genghis Khan.

We have 20 advance reading copies of GENGHIS to give to readers who would like to preview and comment on the book. Interested? Send your name and mailing address to by Friday, April 6th.

More about GENGHIS:
He was born Temujin, the son of a khan, raised in a clan of hunters migrating across the rugged steppe. Temujin’s young life was shaped by a series of brutal acts: the betrayal of his father by a neighboring tribe and the abandonment of his entire family cruelly left to die on the harsh plain. But Temujin endured—and from that moment on, he was driven by a singular fury: to survive in the face of death, to kill before being killed, and to conquer enemies who could come without warning from beyond the horizon.

Through a series of courageous raids against the Tartars, Temujin’s legend grew. And so did the challenges he faced --- from the machinations of a Chinese ambassador to the brutal abduction of his young wife, Borte. Blessed with ferocious courage, it was the young warrior’s ability to learn, to imagine, and to judge the hearts of others that propelled him to greater and greater power. Until Temujin was chasing a vision: to unite many tribes into one, to make the earth tremble under the hoofbeats of a thousand warhorses, to subject unknown nations and even empires to his will.

Click here to read more about Conn Iggulden and GENGHIS.


This Week's Reviews and Features

OBSESSION: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman (Psychological Thriller)
A former patient informs Dr. Alex Delaware that her aunt (and adoptive mother) has made a deathbed confession of murder and urged her to seek his help. A skeptical Delaware agrees to investigate, enlisting LAPD detective Milo Sturgis in the search for the phantom victim of a crime that may never have occurred. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

-Click here to read an excerpt from OBSESSION: An Alex Delaware Novel.

THE BOOK OF AIR AND SHADOWS by Michael Gruber (Literary Thriller)
Moving between 21st-century America and 17th-century England, Michael Gruber's newest novel of suspense brilliantly recreates William Shakespeare's life at the turn of the 17th century and combines an ingenious and intricately layered plot with a devastating portrait of a contemporary man on the brink of self-discovery…or self-destruction. Reviewed by Norah Piehl.

CHRISTINE FALLS by Benjamin Black (Thriller)
In this debut crime novel from Booker Prize-winning author John Banville (writing as Benjamin Black), a Dublin pathologist follows the corpse of a mysterious woman into the heart of a conspiracy among the city's high Catholic society. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

THEN WE CAME TO THE END by Joshua Ferris (Fiction)
The characters in Joshua Ferris's debut novel cope with a business downturn in the time-honored way: through gossip, secret romance, elaborate pranks and increasingly frequent coffee breaks. By day they compete for the best office furniture left behind and try to make sense of the mysterious pro-bono ad campaign that is their only remaining "work." Reviewed by Shannon Luders-Manuel.

THE BURIED BOOK: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh by David Damrosch (History)
This riveting story begins with the rediscovery of "The Epic of Gilgamesh" and its deciphering in 1872 by George Smith, a brilliant self-taught linguist who created a sensation when he discovered "Gilgamesh" among the thousands of tablets in the British Museum's collection. From there the story goes backward in time, all the way to Gilgamesh himself. Reviewed by Sarah Rachel Egelman.

THE SECRET MAGDALENE by Ki Longfellow (Historical Fiction)
Told through the voice of Mariamne --- a visionary and prophet with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge --- this outrageously inventive rendering of the early Christian years during the life and times of Mary Magdalene and Jesus Christ will appeal to readers who are willing to suspend their disbelief and ponder "What if?" questions about basic Christian teachings. Reviewed by Donna Volkenannt.

YSABEL by Guy Gavriel Kay (Fantasy)
Saint-Saveur Cathedral of Aix-en-Provence is an ancient structure of many secrets --- a perfect place for Ned Marriner to lose himself while his father, a photographer, works. But the cathedral isn't the empty edifice it appears to be. Its history is very much alive in the present day, and it's calling out to Ned. Reviewed by Sarah Rachel Egelman.

ROBBIE'S WIFE by Russell Hill (Thriller)
Jack Stone fled Los Angeles, a failed marriage and a failing career as a screenwriter to spend six months in the remote English countryside, hammering out the new script that would put him back on top. But what he found wasn't solitude and peace --- it was temptation. Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub.

MEASURE OF A LEADER by Aubrey C. Daniels and James E. Daniels (Business Management)
Management guru Aubrey Daniels delivers a proven, scientifically grounded approach to great leadership with MEASURE OF A LEADER. This book turns conventional leadership wisdom on its head, showing how to focus on the behavior of followers to craft a powerful leadership style. Reviewed by Marge Fletcher.

Click here to read our reviews and features.

Poll and Question of the Week

April is National Poetry Month, so we want to know what you think about poetry.
-I love reading poems and make a habit of doing this.
-I like poetry, but I do not actively seek it out.
-I left poetry behind when I left school.
-I never liked poetry and consider reading it a chore.
-My sense of poetry is that whatever rhymes works.
-I am not sure how I feel.

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month before now?


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What is your favorite poem?

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Those who are subscribed to the newsletter by March 31, 2007 automatically are entered in our Monthly Newsletter Contest. This month one winner will be selected to win the following five books: DADDY'S GIRL by Lisa Scottoline, DRY ICE by Stephen White, OBSESSION: An Alex Delaware Novel, by Jonathan Kellerman, QUEEN OF BROKEN HEARTS by Cassandra King and WHAT THE DEAD KNOW by Laura Lippman. Last month's newsletter winner was Betty from San Diego, CA who won THE DOUBLE BIND by Chris Bohjalian, FAMILY TREE by Barbara Delinsky, INNOCENT IN DEATH by Nora Roberts, writing as J. D. Robb, SHOPAHOLIC & BABY by Sophie Kinsella and STEP ON A CRACK by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.

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