Fiction Reading List: Summer Reading 2011

SF Read
Garden of Betrayal
Vance, Lee

Mark’s twelve year old son, Kyle, disappears one night and nine years later, on the same day, a natural gas pipeline in Russia is blown up by terrorists, opening up a new lead in Kyle's case.
F VANCE LE

In Too Deep
Krentz, Jayne Ann

Fallon Jones, investigator of the paranormal, is sent to research Scargill Cove, a secluded coastal town in northern California which is a convergence point for unusually strong currents of energy.
F KRENTZ J

Oil!
Sinclair, Upton

Centers on the early days of the California oil industry in a highly entertaining story featuring a cavalcade of characters including senators, oil magnets, Hollywood film starlets, and a crusading evangelist.
F SINCLAIR

Predators
Ramsay, Frederick

Leo Painter, the CEO of Earth Global, a large energy, mining, and real-estate development firm, travels to Botswana, a country rich in extractable resources that Leo--and the U.S. government--would love to access.
M RAMSAY F

The School on Heart’s Content Road
Chute, Carolyn

Mickey Gammon, a disaffected fifteen year old, is introduced to the secretive world of the Settlement which is a rural cooperative in alternative energy, farm produce, and locally made goods.
F CHUTE CA

Short
Cortright, McMeel

When Joe Gallagher goes to work for an energy trading company in Boston where the firm's traders jockey to make bets on the effects of an upcoming hurricane.
F MCMEEL C

Whitewash
Kava, Alex

Sabrina Galloway, a young Chicago professor, becomes a hands-on scientist in Florida with EcoEnergy, a company that specializes in TCP-a process that converts refuse and other waste material into oil.
F KAVA A

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