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In New Mexico, a posse that includes a cattle rustler goes after a murderer.

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Ghosts Author's Revised Edition Noel Hynd / Damnation Books LLC / $19.99 / 9781615720644 / 1615720642 / paranormal thriller / Trade Paper / On Sale: Feb 01, 2010 / Detective Tim Brooks, forced to question his belief in the supernatural, takes on the most vile of ghosts imaginable to save the entire island from its wrath. Bodies pile up as he races to figure out who this spirit is and why it is so malevolent.

The Whale Philip Hoare / HarperCollins Publishers / Ecco / $27.99 / 9780061976216 / 0061976210 / Nature & Wildlife / Hardcover / On Sale: Feb 02, 2010 / In the tradition of the bestselling Cod and The Secret Life of Lobsters, a lively and prize-winning travelogue through the history, literature and lore of the king of the sea: the whale.