River Readers

  • Artificial Condition

    It has a dark past--one in which a number of humans were killed. A past that caused it to christen itself "Murderbot". But it has only vague memories of the massacre that spawned that title, and it wants to know more.

    Teaming up with a Research Transport vessel named ART (you don't want to know what the "A" stands for), Murderbot heads to the mining facility where it went rogue.

    What it discovers will forever change the way it thinks...MRRL Catalog

    2nd in the MurderBot series. Fast read, fun sci-fi.

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  • All Systems Red

    In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company.

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  • Christmas Mourning

    It's Christmas in rural North Carolina's Colleton County and Judge Deborah Knott is looking forward to a family celebration when a tragedy clouds the holiday season. A beautiful young cheerleader dies in a car crash and the community is devastated by her death. Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant soon learns that her death was not a simple accident, and more lives may be lost unless he and Deborah can discover why she died. MRRL Catalog

    Cute little mystery, part of a set with same characters.

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  • Rogue Protocol

    Rogue Protocol is the third entry in Martha Wells's Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, The Murderbot Diaries.

    Starring a human-like android who keeps getting sucked back into adventure after adventure, though it just wants to be left alone, away from humanity and small talk.

    Who knew being a heartless killing machine would present so many moral dilemmas?

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  • The Last Girl

    I give this 3 stars. The twist at the end was good, but unless you read these books in order, it throws in unrelated items that tie in to the main characters and not the current story. Not as gripping as I thought it would be.

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  • Look Alive Twenty-five

    "Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times-bestselling series. There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, cole slaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it's a case of alien abduction.

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  • Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade

    In her much-anticipated new novel, the New York Times bestselling author of the Outlander saga brings back one of her most compelling characters: Lord John Grey—soldier, gentleman, and no mean hand with a blade. Here Diana Gabaldon brilliantly weaves together the strands of Lord John’s secret and public lives—a shattering family mystery, a love affair with potentially disastrous consequences, and a war that stretches from the Old World to the New. . . .

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  • The Scottish prisoner

    A very good companion book to the Outlander series!!!

    Lord John Grey--soldier, gentleman, and no mean hand with a blade--fights for his crown, his honor, and his own secrets. Set in the heart of the eighteenth century during the Seven Years' War.

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  • Leverage in Death

    5 stars! Robb veered off the cookie cutter path she was starting to take and wrote another great Eve Dallas mystery!

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  • An Echo in the Bone

    Another 5 stars for the 7th in the series. These are not cookie cutter formula books. Each is worthy of a read!


    As battle-scarred Jamie Fraser and his twentieth-century time-travelling wife Claire Randall flee from North Carolina to the high seas during the American Revolution, they encounter privateers and ocean battles. Meanwhile in the relative safety of the 20th century Brianna (Claire and Jamie's daughter) and Roger MacKenzie, Brianna's husband, search for clues not only to Claire's fate--but to their own fate in the Highlands.

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  • A Breath of Snow and Ashes

    In 1772, the rift between Britain and its American colonies has put a frightening word into the minds of all concerned: revolution. Violence has already reared its ugly head in rural North Carolina, as cabins have been burned to the ground. To preserve the colony for King George III, the governor pleads with Jamie to bring the people together and restore peace. But Jamie has the privilege, although some might call it a burden, of knowing that war cannot be avoided.

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