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The next “Who Done It” Dinner and Movie features the film, “Laura” at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 29. Detective Mark McPherson investigates the killing of Laura and builds a mental picture of the dead girl from the suspects whom he interviews. He is helped by the striking painting of the late lamented Laura hanging on her apartment wall. But, who would have wanted to kill a girl with whom every man she met seemed to fall in love? To make matters worse, McPherson finds himself falling under her spell too. Then one night, halfway through his investigations, something seriously bizarre happens to make him re-think the whole case. Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion which will include a light meal and participants from WWC will join the discussion via Skype. The film is 88 minutes.

A new suspense novel is “The Forsaken” by Ace Atkins. Thirty-seven years ago, 2 teenage girls were held by a stranger, sexually assaulted, shot, and left for dead – but one survived. Now in her 50’s, Diane Tull lives with the guilt of surviving – and the guilt for the horrific lynching of a nameless black man who was buried in an unmarked grave. She turns to Sheriff Quinn Colson and Chief Deputy Lillie Virgil to find the truth, but as they start to uncover old lies and secrets, they find themselves accused of terrible crimes. The worst part is the accusations just might stick.

Other new fiction books are “Act of War” by Brad Thor, “Sight Unseen” by Iris Johansen, “The Night Searchers” by Marcia Muller, “The American Mission” by Matthew Palmer, “For All Time” by Jude Deveraux, “The Beekeeper’s Ball” by Susan Wiggs, “Inside Man” by Jeff Abbott, “That Summer” by Lauren Willig and “A Moment in Time” by Tracie Peterson. A new title in the YA section is “Out of the Easy” by Ruta Sepetys.

New nonfiction books are “A Short Guide to a Long Life” by David B. Agus M.D., “If I had Lunch with C.S. Lewis: Exploring the Ideas of C.S. Lewis in the Meaning of Life” by Alister McGrath and “The Psychology Book: From Shamanism to Cutting-edge Neuroscience, 250 Milestones in the History of Psychology” by Wade E. Pickren.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp” by Kathi Appelt, “Icefall” by Matthew Kirby and “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” by Grace Lin. Some new easy titles are “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” by James Dean, “My Tooth is Loose, Dr. Moose” by Teresa Johnson and “How to Train a Train” by James Carter Eaton.

334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!

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