Oxford Countdown 2/05/08

  • Posted on: 5 February 2008
  • By: mysterylovescompany

Many of you know I have a weekly radio program on WCEI fm 96.7 http://www.wceiradio.com/morningshow.html where I announce our Oxford store weekly bestsellers and give recommendations on what to read next. Here is this week's list.

AT NUMBER 5 IS THE PALE HORSE BY DELAWARE AUTHOR CHARLES TODD. A MURDER IN THE COUNTRY BRINGS SCOTLAND YARD DETECTIVE IAN RUTLEDGE TO A SMALL DESOLATE TOWN WHERE THE RESIDENTS HAVE SECRETS WORTH HIDING.

LIFE IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BY THE LIPPSONS IS OUR NUMBER 4 BOOK. THIS WONDERFUL BOOK EXPLORES ALL THE FLORA AND FAUNA OF THE BAY.

SUE GRAFTON GIVES US OUR NUMBER 3 BOOK -- T IS FOR TRESPASSFEATURING SLEUTH KINSEY MILHONE.

OUR NUMBER 2 BOOK IN OXFORD THIS WEEK IS BODINE'S CHESAPEAKE BAY COUNTRY. A PICTORIAL WONDER OF BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOS ABOUT EVERYTHING CHESAPEAKE BY THE MASTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY A. AUBREY BODINE.

FINALLY AT NUMBER 1 IS THE BIRTH OF VENUS BY SARAH DUNANT. A RENAISSANCE PAINTER IS SMITTEN WITH THE DAUGHTER OF A CLOTH MERCHANT.

THREE NEW BOOKS THIS WEEK ARE THE QUEST BY WILBUR SMITH, PART OF HIS EGYPTIAN SERIES IN PAPERBACK, AND SILENT IN THE SANCTUARY FEATURING LADY JULIA GREY BY DEANNA RAYBOURN.

WANT TO GET IN THE POLITICAL MOOD? TRY THE HISTORY BUFF'S GUIDE TO THE PRESIDENTS BY THOMAS FLAGEL.

You can find all of these and more at http://www.mysterylovescompany.com/

Happy Super Tuesday, Kathy