!: Lock In – John Scalzi: a standalone SF novel. Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent – and nearly five million souls in the United States alone – the disease causes “Lock In”: Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The disease affects young, old, rich, poor, people of every color and creed. The world changes to meet the challenge.

2: The Equalizer Michael Sloan: a novel based on the Edward Woodward TV series by it’s creator.

3: The Will of The Dead – George Mann

4: The Spirit Box – George Mann: Richard Robinson clued me in to these Holmes pastiches. Sounded interesting. Now If I can find the time…

5: Featuring The Saint(review copy) – Leslie Charteris: from the Amazon imprint.

and the ebooks:

6: The Harlot – Ernie Lindsey: a crime novella from a good author.

7: The Sons of Daniel Shaye: Leaving Epitaph – Robert J. Randisi

8: The Sons of Daniel Shaye: Vengeance Creek – Robert J. Randisi: these two westerns by a fine author looked interesting.

9: Storm – Bernard Lee DeLeo: The FBI blackmailed Storm Crandall; but only after Storm hacked their database. At sixteen, she’s under cover at a high school, looking for clues involving five missing girls. Besides computer skills, Storm has game in the magic department. A sect of the Temple of Set soon finds out power comes in many guises.

10: Duke City Split – Max Austion: a pen name of Steve Brewer. A cool, calm, and collected bank robber—with two kids at home—heads a fascinating cast of characters in Duke City Split, the first in a trilogy of white-knuckle thrillers from Max Austin.