1: Bull River – Robert Knott

2: The Bridge – Robert Knott – two books in the sries based on Robert B. Parker’s western series, Cole and Hitch.

3: Independence Day(ARC) – Ben Coes: the latest Dewey Andreas thriller due iout in late May.

4: The Man In The Monster(ARC) – Martha Elliott: a true crime novel. Michael Ross was a serial killer who raped and murdered eight young women between 1981 and 1984, and several years ago the state of Connecticut put him to death. His crimes were horrific, and he paid the ultimate price for them.

5: The Brain Stealers – Murray Leinster: Bill Crider had a link to this old book. I’m a Murray fan, so…

and the ebooks:

6: Children of The Mark(review copy) – Michael W. Garza: AJ Scott is a typical teenager. The only thing he wants to do is survive high school. Clair Anderson and Dougie Edwards have been his friends since the third grade. The teens stumble across a bizarre ritual and their night of adventure quickly turns to panic as they witness the culmination of the Cult of the Elder’s attempt to pull a monstrous deity from the netherworld into our world. A hasty escape leaves the teens terrified and AJ marred from the event. His knew found malady proves to be much more than a simple mark and the trio are pulled into a world of deceit, monsters, and old fashioned horror.

7: Under The Eye of God – David Gerrold

8: A Covenant of Justice – David Gerrold: long a favorite author, I couldn’t reist this buy one, get one free deal. Once they had been humanity’s last best hope; a race of genetically engineered killing machines known as the Phaestor and their army of deadly Moktar Dragons. Now, the enemy long vanquished, the Phaestor themselves have become the enemy, seizing control of the galaxy and subjugating all lesser species – including humans – to feed their appetite for terror and blood.