THE TENANTS OF TIME by Thomas Flanagan (Warner: $5.95). Three men, during the 1800s, participate in a failed Irish revolt that affects them throughout their lives.
BLACK HEARTS AND SLOW DANCING by Earl W. Emerson (Penguin: $3.95). Mac Fontana doggedly pursues the murderer of a firefighter in his temporary role as sheriff in Staircase, Wash.
THE LAST PRINCESS by Cynthia Freeman (Berkley: $4.95). On her wedding day, a woman jilts her fabulously wealthy fiance to marry a penniless, ambitious man.
STORIES by Elizabeth Jolley (King Penguin: $7.95). Combination of two of Jolley’s successful short-story collections about the vicissitudes of life.
ROYAL BLUE by James Reardon (St. Martin: $4.50). Jimmy Riley’s badge opened a lot of doors for him, but it imprisoned him when repayments became due.
THE PRIZE PULITZER by Roxanne Pulitzer with Kathleen Maxa (Ballantine: $4.95). Pulitzer contends that the sobriquet “strumpet with the trumpet” is undeserved.
SEASON TICKET: A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell (Ballantine: $4.95). Angell, a baseball connoisseur, writes on the finer points of the game--the craft and techniques, over a five-year period.
CELLAR OF HORROR by Ken Englade (St. Martin’s: $4.50). Gary Heidnik, a mentally disturbed self-proclaimed minister, chained, starved, sexually assaulted and mutilated women in a Philadelphia neighborhood.
DANGEROUS DOSSIERS: Exposing the Secret War Against America’s Greatest Authors by Herbert Mitgang (Ballantine: $4.95). Utilizing the discovery powers of the Freedom Information Act, Mitgang exposes the diatribes against artists maintained by the FBI in secret dossiers.
TIME IS ALL WE HAVE: Four Weeks at the Betty Ford Center by Barnaby Conrad (Dell: $4.95). A personal account of the drug and treatment facility frequented by the rich and famous.
SELF-HELP / REFERENCE
READING THE NUMBERS by Mary Blocksma (Penguin: $7.95). Did you ever look at your purchases and wonder what those stripe markings, ISBN numbers or Social Security numbers reveal? These and more are explained.
SCULPTURE: A Man’s Guide to Cosmetic Surgery by Mark A. Mandel MD (Paperjacks: $4.50). Plastic surgeon coaches men on the procedures, risks, costs and results of hair transplants, wrinkle removal, liposuction and face lifts.