Mysteries, thrillers, biographies, business and some self-help books round out the new releases this week.


Believing the Lie
Author: Elizabeth George
Country: United States
Series: Inspector Lynley
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publication date: January 10, 2010
Pages: 624

Inspector Thomas Lynley is called in to investigate the ‘accidental’ death of the wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough’s nephew. Soon after the investigation begins, Lynley finds that the Fairclough clan is practically drowning in secrets, lies, and motives.


Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch
Author: Sally Bedell Smith
Country: United States
Genre: Biography
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: January 10, 2010
Pages: 688

New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed biographer, Sally Bedell Smith draws on a number of interviews and never-before-divulged documents to reveal intimate details of the public and private life of Queen Elizabeth II during her 60-year-reign. This is Queen Elizabeth II as we haven’t ever seen before.


Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success
Author: Chip Conley
Country: United States
Genre: Business, Self-Help
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: January 10, 2010
Pages: 288

Hotelier, motivational speaker and author, Chip Conley breaks down emotional truths into simple mathematical equations to illustrate how some of life’s toughest challenges can be understood and controlled. Conley believes this approach allows the brain to gain some control over irrational emotions and monitor one’s emotions.


Gideon’s Corpse
Author: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
Country: United States
Series: Gideon Crew
Genre: Thriller
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: January 10, 2010
Pages: 368

Gideon Crew has 10 days to track down a mysterious terrorist cell and get answers about a powerful nuclear bomb in order to prevent possible Armageddon. Their search leads them from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New Mexico. Preston and Child have coauthored a number of bestselling novels.


Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy and Joy in a Low-Trust World
Author: Stephen M.R. Covey, Greg Link, Rebecca R. Merrill
Country: United States
Genre: Business, Self-Help
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: January 10, 2010
Pages: 320

The authors take a look at some of the most successful leaders and organizations in the world to see the five common actions they are taking to prosper against the odds. Throughout the book they illustrate the importance of trust and sound judgement in success.


The Obamas
Author: Jodi Kantor
Country: United States
Genre: Biography
Publisher: Little, Brown And Company
Publication date: January 10, 2010
Pages: 368

The Obamas, is a frank look at the life of the President and First Lady and how much their world shifted after Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election. They are juggling trying to change a country, raise a family, maintain relationships and have some sense of normalcy while in the White House.

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Mysteries, thrillers, biographies, business and some self-help books round out the new releases this week. Believing the Lie Author: Elizabeth George Country: United States Series: Inspector Lynley Genre: Mystery, Thriller Publisher: Penguin Group Publication date: January 10, 2010 Pages: 624 Inspector Thomas Lynley is called in to investigate the 'accidental' death of the wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough's...