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Fresh Pick | NEMESIS by Jo Nesbø
Fresh Pick / October 15, 2010

Harry Hole #4 January 2009 On Sale: January 1, 2009 Featuring: Harry Hole; Anna Bethsen; Tom Waaler 480 pages ISBN: 0061655503 EAN: 9780061655500 Hardcover $25.99 Add to Wish List Mystery, Suspense, Thriller Buy at A 2010 Macavity Award Nominee for Best Novel. The Macavity Award is named for the “mystery cat” of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats). Each year the members of Mystery Readers International nominate and vote for their favorite mysteries. Nemesis by Jo Nesbø Gripping and surprising, Nemesis is a nail-biting thriller from one of the biggest stars in crime fiction. Grainy closed-circuit television footage shows a man walking into an Oslo bank and putting a gun to a cashier’s head. He tells the young woman to count to twenty-five. When the robber doesn’t get his money in time, the cashier is executed, and two million Norwegian kroner disappear without a trace. Police Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case. While Hole’s girlfriend is away in Russia, an old flame decides to get in touch. Former girlfriend and struggling artist Anna Bethsen invites Hole to dinner, and he can’t resist a visit. But the evening ends in an all too familiar way as…

Mary Wine | Name Your Poison…AKA…Favorite Drink
Guests / October 15, 2010

Hello again! Thanks for having me back! I had such fun blogging last time about collections, I’ve been pacing around my office trying to think up another topic that might be as fun. Nothing like a little pressure to motivate…lol. Well, as I was brainstorming, I realized I reached for my tea about ten times. I adore tea. All sorts, flavors and kinds. So I thought, what are your fun foods? Some people call them comfort foods and I think that term applies well. My biggest one is the tea. In my kitchen there is an entire cabinet full of tea boxes. It smells really good when you open it up too. There are loose leaf and bags. Fruit tea…I’m sort of on a cranberry kick at the moment, last year it was almond. I’ve got mint growing in my yard that I often add to my tea when it is brewing. My latest thing has been decaffeinated varieties because I drink so much of it, I have to switch to “unleaded” or I can sit still to write! My Dad was and is a coffee man. I keep coffee in my house for when he drops by. A lesson…