The Nephilim Trilogy is a wild ride over four continents chasing aliens, giants, and a secret society that claims to have the body of Jesus. UFO's play a large part in the third book, a cardinal with information on alien incursions, a scroll delivered to Art MacKenzie (the main character) by Enoch - yes, the Enoch of the Old Testament - and a mysterious man named Johanan who has supernatural gifts. - See more at: http://myjclibraryrgb.blogspot.com/#sthash.XjmCv9G5.dpuf
The Racketeer By John Grisham - “The Racketeer is guilty of only one thing: keeping us engaged until the very last page.”—USA Today - In the History of the United States, only four active federal judges have been murdered. Judge Raymond Fawcett just became... Read more: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-CA/ebook/the-racketeer-2
I don't believe this counts as being a part of a side-show, but I want to show the sad side to such a life as well... "Fifty years after slavery was abolished, the Bronx Zoo had an exhibit in which they displayed a man in a cage. His name was Ota Benga, a member of a pygmy Mbuti tribe from the Belgian Congo... Read his story at Environmental Graffiti.
Fantastic Fiction selection April 2014 -- Everything turns on a twenty-year old robbery at a private art museum. No one to date has figured out who did the robbery or where the Old Masters' paintings are. Also a two men with checkered pasts are found murdered with evidence of unbelievable torture preceding their deaths. How are these tied together? It seems that someone who wants those missing paintings is tracking down anyone he believes might have knowledge of their whereabouts...
Genetic modification: glow-in-the-dark lifesavers or mutant freaks?
Books By Night selection March 2014 - Bad Dirt is another collection of fictional short stories similar to Proulx’s first collection, Close Range: Wyoming Stories. Proulx continues to relate the struggles, hardships and tragedies that affect those who have lived in remote areas of Wyoming. Let us know your favorite short story when you attend our evening book club.
Deep Sky by Patrick Lee. When a missile hits the White House, killing the president and leaving behind a cryptic message, covert operative Travis Chase, along with his partner Paige and technology expert Bethany, has 24 hours to solve a decades-old mystery before more innocent lives are sacrificed.