We are carrying 4 new titles in our Galveston section, including 2 novels.
The Prostitutes of Post Office Street
by Frank Carden
Sol Books, 2008
An historically aware novel set in Galveston in the 1950s.
The Garhole Bar
by A. Hardy Roper
Soft cover, 2007
A search for Nazi treasure buried on Galveston Island is the theme of this mystery/thriller.
Galveston: A City on Stilts
by Jodi Wright-Gidley and Jennifer Marines
Arcadia Publishing, 2008
After the hurricane of 1900 destroyed much of Galveston, the city built an enormous seawall and raised the grade of the Eastern end of the Island. A history of this period with photographs.
Ike: Stories of the Storm
by The Galveston County Daily News, 2008
An oversize hardcover book full of color photos of the destruction and recovery surrounding Hurricane Ike.