Winter Fun


The Chocolate Snowman Murders.

JoAnna Carl.

Mystery

Lee McKinney Woodyard knows that being in the luxury chocolate business isn't all sweetness and light. But she tries to draw the line at cold-blooded murder, in this latest installment in the bestselling Chocoholic Mystery series that features tasty chocolate trivia.


Winter solstice

Rosamunde Pilcher.

Romance

In Winter Solstice Rosamunde Pilcher brings her readers into the lives of five very different people.... Elfrida Phipps, once of London's stage, moved to the English village of Dibton in hopes of making a new life for herself. Gradually she settled into the comfortable familiarity of village life -- shopkeepers knowing her tastes, neighbors calling her by name -- still she finds herself lonely. Oscar Blundell gave up his life as a musician in ord...


Edge of glory : the inside story of the quest for figure skating's Olympic gold medals

Christine Brennan.

Nonfiction, Health/Fitness

They practice for years in cold, dark rinks with a single dream; they train for decades for one moment: to skate onto the ice with the whole world watching to try to win the Olympic gold medal. If they stumble, the gold is gone. If they succeed, their lives can be changed forever.

In "Edge of Glory" Christine Brennan tells the riveting stories of the world's best figure skaters as they travel through the most intense year of their young lives. A...


Murder on ice

Alina Adams.

Mystery

From the author of "Sarah Hughes: Skating to the Stars" comes the first title in a new mystery series. Set in the cutthroat world of figure skating, "Murder on Ice" introduces amateur sleuth Rebecca "Bex" Levy, a researcher for a 24-hour skating network. Original.


A skating life

Dorothy Hamill, with Deborah Amelon.

Biography, Nonfiction, Health/Fitness

& nbsp; After winning the Olympic Gold in 1976 at age 19, Dorothy Hamill was ???America??'s Sweetheart??? and an idol to millions.& nbsp; She swept the nation with her signature haircut, ???Hamill??? camel spin, and sparkling smile.& nbsp; But this gifted and supremely talented figure skater lived a life off the ice encumbered with family and financial tribulations.& nbsp; She and her mother spent long months away from her father ...


Frozen tracks: an inspector Erik Winter novel

Ake Edwardson

Mystery

From the land of the midnight sun, a compelling and dark thriller by Sweden's master of crime fiction: The autumn gloom comes quickly on the Swedish city of Gothenburg, and for Detective Chief Inspector Erik Winter the days seem even shorter, the nights bleaker, when he is faced with two apparently unrelated sets of perplexing crimes. Mysterious assaults on college students in Gothenburg's parks are carried out in the dark of the night, while dur...


The snowboard book : a guide for all boarders

by Lowell Hart.

Health/Fitness, Nonfiction

Snowboarding, the sport that has generated more excitement -- and caused more controversy -- than any other since Alpine skiing was invented, gives new meaning to fun on the slopes.

Learning to snowboard can be surprisingly easy -- with the right instruction. In this complete, fully illustrated guide, beginners gain the know-how to get started, from choosing the right board to becoming familiar with snowboard lingo (do you ride "goofy" or "regular...




Russian winter : a novel

Daphne Kalotay.

Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

"Tender, passionate, and moving, Daphne Kalotay's debut novel about ballet, jewels, love and betrayal is also a delicious form of time travel. I loved it."--Jenna Blum, "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Those Who Save Us."


Snowboarding skills : the back-to-basics essentials for all levels

Cindy Kleh.

Health/Fitness, Nonfiction

This best-selling guide is ideal for those starting out as well as the more experienced boarders looking to fix a persistent problem or just improve their skills. Along with dozens of color photographs, Snowboarding Skills features: Pro tips from the world's top boarders Action photo sequences with explanatory diagrams Directional arrows showing exactly how and where to turn "Don't" and "do" photo comparisons Troubleshooting sidebars Lessons to i...


Ice cold : a Rizzoli & Isles novel

Tess Gerritsen.

Thriller, Mystery

In Wyoming, Boston medical examiner Maura Isles joins a group of friends on a ski trip. They seek refuge from the blizzard in the remote village of Kingdom Come, where something terrible has happened. Days later, Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli receives the grim news that Maura's charred body has been found in a mountain ravine. Shocked and grieving, Jane is determined to learn what happened to her friend.


Anyone can be an expert skier

Harald R. Harb.

Health/Fitness, Nonfiction