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  • The postscript murders

    The postscript murders2021

    by Elly Griffiths

    Series: Harbinder Kaur Novels - #2

    (6,922)

    Summary: The death of a ninety-year-old woman with a heart condition should not be suspicious. Detective Sergeant Harbinder Kaur certainly sees nothing out of the ordinary when Peggy|s caretaker, Natalka,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GRIFFITHS

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The perfect guests

    The perfect guests2021

    by Emma Rous

    (3,538)

    Summary: 1980: Beth Soames is fourteen years old when a kind couple finds her playing the violin at her orphanage's yearly fund-raiser. The Averills take her home with them to Raven Hall, a rambling manor on...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ROUS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The shadow box

    The shadow box2021

    by Luanne Rice

    (26,676)

    Summary: After artist Claire Beaudry Chase is attacked and left for dead in her home on the Connecticut coast, she doesn't know who she can trust. But her well-connected husband, Griffin -- who is running for...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F RICE

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dark horses : a novel

    Dark horses : a novel2021

    by Susan Mihalic

    (1,705)

    Summary: Fifteen-year-old equestrian prodigy Roan Montgomery struggles to reclaim her life from her abusive father, who demands strict obedience in all aspects of her life inside and outside of the riding arena.

    BOOK

    Call #: F MIHALIC

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The committed

    The committed2021

    by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    (1,838)

    Summary: Follows the Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F NGUYEN

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Smoke

    Smoke2021

    by Joe Ide

    Series: IQ Novels - #5

    (731)

    Summary: Isaiah Quintabe is no longer IQ, the genius of East Long Beach; instead, he's a man on the road and on the run, hiding in a small Northern California town when his room is broken into by a desperate...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F IDE

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bad habits

    Bad habits2021

    by Amy Gentry

    (422)

    Summary: Mackenzie Claire Woods -- a professor enjoying her newfound hotshot status at an academic conference -- finally has the acceptance and admiration she has long craved. But at the hotel bar, Claire is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GENTRY

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Serpentine : an Alex Delaware novel

    Serpentine : an Alex Delaware novel2021

    by Jonathan Kellerman

    Series: Alex Delaware Novels - #36

    (5,050)

    Summary: LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a master detective. He has a near-perfect solve rate and he's written his own rule book. Some of those successes -- the toughest ones -- have involved his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F KELLERMAN

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 3 details

  • True story : a novel

    True story : a novel2020

    by Kate Reed Petty

    (3,506)

    Summary: 2015. A gifted and reclusive ghostwriter, Alice Lovett makes a living helping other people tell their stories. But she is haunted by the one story she can't tell: the story of, as she puts it, "the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F PETTY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The lucky one : a novel

    The lucky one : a novel2020

    by Lori Rader-Day

    (1,111)

    Summary: "As a child, Alice was stolen from her backyard in a tiny Indiana community, but against the odds, her policeman father tracked her down within twenty-four hours and rescued her from harm. In the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F RADER-DAY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The perfect marriage

    The perfect marriage2020

    by Jeneva Rose

    (13,257)

    Summary: Sarah Morgan is a successful and powerful defense attorney in Washington D.C. As a named partner at her firm, life is going exactly how she planned. The same cannot be said for her husband, Adam....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ROSE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The dilemma

    The dilemma2020

    by B. A. Paris

    (28,867)

    Summary: It's Livia's 40th birthday, and her husband Adam is throwing her the party of a lifetime to make up for the wedding they never had. Everyone she loves will be there, except her daughter Marnie, who|s...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F PARIS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The better liar : a novel

    The better liar : a novel2020

    by Tanen Jones

    (6,031)

    Summary: Robin is dead. If Leslie had arrived at her sister's cramped Las Vegas apartment just hours earlier, they would have had their first reunion in a decade. Robin ran away from home as a teenager, while...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F JONES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Darling Rose Gold

    Darling Rose Gold2020

    by Stephanie Wrobel

    (23,070)

    Summary: For the first eighteen years of her life, Rose Gold Watts believed she was seriously ill. She was allergic to everything, used a wheelchair and practically lived at the hospital. Neighbors did all...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WROBEL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The girl in the mirror : a novel

    The girl in the mirror : a novel2020

    by Rose Carlyle

    (18,768)

    Summary: Twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart.

    BOOK

    Call #: F CARLYLE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The land

    The land2020

    by Thomas James Maltman

    (117)

    Summary: Recovering from a terrible auto accident just before the turn of the millennium, college dropout and hobbyist computer-game programmer Lucien Swenson becomes the caretaker of a house in northern...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MALTMAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dear child

    Dear child2020

    by Romy Hausmann

    (15,250)

    Summary: A windowless shack in the woods. A dash to safety. But when a woman finally escapes her captor, the end of the story is only the beginning of her nightmare. She says her name is Lena. Lena, who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HAUSMANN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • House of correction

    House of correction2020

    by Nicci French

    (4,191)

    Summary: Okeham, England. Tabitha is in prison awaiting trial for murder. She'd only recently moved back to her childhood hometown, and she can't remember what happened on December 21st. Her entire life is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FRENCH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Convince me : a novel

    Convince me : a novel2020

    by Nina Sadowsky

    (455)

    Summary: A charismatic man's death leaves his family asking questions and exposing secrets, revealing the man they loved as an unrepentant pathological liar. Justin Childs is handsome, likable, smart. A...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SADOWSKY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • You betrayed me

    You betrayed me2020

    by Lisa Jackson

    Series: San Francisco Suspense - #3

    (2,491)

    Summary: The Cahills of San Francisco are famous for two things: their vast wealth, and the scandals that surround them. Murder, greed, deadly ambition -- some people will do anything to get, and keep, the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F JACKSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Do not disturb : a novel

    Do not disturb : a novel2020

    by Claire Douglas

    (2,706)

    Summary: Following a traumatic event in London, Kirsty Woodhouse packs up her family and moves back to her native Wales. There she sets up her new home with her husband and two young daughters and goes into...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DOUGLAS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The swap : a novel

    The swap : a novel2020

    by Robyn Harding

    (7,638)

    Summary: Low Morrison is not your average teen. You could blame her hippie parents or her looming height or her dreary, isolated hometown on an island in the Pacific Northwest. But whatever the reason, Low...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HARDING

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • You exist too much : a novel

    You exist too much : a novel2020

    by Zaina Arafat

    (3,416)

    Summary: On a hot day in Bethlehem, a twelve-year-old Palestinian-American girl is yelled at by a group of men outside the Church of the Nativity. She has exposed her legs in a biblical city, an act they deem...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ARAFAT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Three perfect liars

    Three perfect liars2020

    by Heidi Perks

    (5,986)

    Summary: Laura has returned to work at Morris and Wood after her maternity leave, only to discover that the woman she brought in to cover for her isn't planning on going anywhere. Despite her close...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F PERKS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Red pill

    Red pill2020

    by Hari Kunzru

    (2,545)

    Summary: After receiving a prestigious writing fellowship in Germany, the narrator of "Red Pill" arrives in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee and struggles to accomplish anything at all. Instead of working on the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F KUNZRU

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fool me twice : a novel

    Fool me twice : a novel2020

    by Jeffry P. Lindsay

    Series: Riley Wolfe Novels - #2

    (445)

    Summary: In St. Petersburg, Riley steals a Faberge egg, but is betrayed by the pilot he hired to help him get away. Now he's chained to a rock wall on a remote island -- the prisoner of an international arms...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LINDSAY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • One by one : a novel
    Staff Pick

    One by one : a novel2020

    by Freida McFadden

    (29)

    Summary: A night spent sleeping on dirt and leaves is not how Claire Matchett expected to spend her vacation. She thought this would be a break from the stresses of work and raising her young children. A...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MCFADDEN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The office of historical corrections : a novella and stories

    The office of historical corrections : a novella and stories2020

    by Danielle Evans

    (14,709)

    Summary: Evans zooms in on particular moments and relationships in her characters' lives in a way that allows them to speak to larger issues of race, culture, and history. She introduces us to Black and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F EVANS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The butchers' blessing

    The butchers' blessing2020

    by Ruth Gilligan

    (641)

    Summary: Every year, Úna prepares for her father to leave her. He will wave goodbye early one morning, then disappear with seven other men to traverse the Irish countryside. Together, these men form the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GILLIGAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Conviction

    Conviction2020

    by Denise Mina

    (34,093)

    Summary: A breathtaking thriller about a wealthy housewife who successfully conceals her dark past until a true-crime podcast and a photo posted on social media send her running across Europe, with a faded...  more »

    Note: The Lunchtime Lit Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 05/20/2021. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F MINA

    copies in: 6 of 18 details

  • Friends and strangers

    Friends and strangers2020

    by J. Courtney Sullivan

    (18,176)

    Summary: Ex-New Yorker Elisabeth, an accomplished journalist and new mother, is struggling to adjust to life in a small town. Alone in the house with her infant son all day, she feels uneasy, adrift. She...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SULLIVAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Home before dark : a novel

    Home before dark : a novel2020

    by Riley Sager

    (66,621)

    Summary: Bells that ring themselves. Record players that turn on and play music to empty rooms. Ghosts that can climb out of wardrobes. Maggie Holt doesn't believe in these things, even though they are the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SAGER

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Never ask me

    Never ask me2020

    by Jeff Abbott

    (1,018)

    Summary: One seemingly perfect American family finds themselves targeted for destruction after the shocking murder of a family friend in the park behind their backyard. Early one morning, Danielle Roberts,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ABBOTT

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Death in her hands

    Death in her hands2020

    by Ottessa Moshfegh

    (10,591)

    Summary: While on her normal daily walk with her dog in the nearby forest woods, our protagonist comes across a note, handwritten and carefully pinned to the ground with a frame of stones. "Her name was...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSHFEGH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Every bone a prayer

    Every bone a prayer2020

    by Ashley Blooms

    (750)

    Summary: In her rural Appalachian holler, ten-year-old Misty's closest friends are the crawdads. Misty can speak to them, to the birds, to the creek, to everything outside, and she understands how they think....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BLOOMS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last flight : a novel
    Staff Pick

    The last flight : a novel2020

    by Julie Clark

    (57,534)

    Summary: Claire Cook has a perfect life. Married to the scion of a political dynasty, with a Manhattan townhouse and a staff of ten, her surroundings are elegant, her days flawlessly choreographed, and her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CLARK

    Locations: Adult Displays - Front, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • When she was good : a novel

    When she was good : a novel2020

    by Michael Robotham

    (6,639)

    Summary: Seven years ago Evie Cormac was discovered hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a terrible crime. Her ability to tell when someone is lying helped Haven crack an impenetrable case. He starts...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ROBOTHAM

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The woods

    The woods2020

    by Vanessa Savage

    (555)

    Summary: There's a lot from Tess' childhood that she would rather forget. The family who moved next door and brought chaos to their quiet lives. The two girls who were murdered, their killer never found. But...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SAVAGE

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Transcendent kingdom

    Transcendent kingdom2020

    by Yaa Gyasi

    (67,634)

    Summary: A novel about faith, science, religion, and family that tells the deeply moving portrait of a family of Ghanaian immigrants ravaged by depression and addiction and grief, narrated by a fifth year...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GYASI

    Locations: Adult Fiction, New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 3 details

  • Sisters

    Sisters2020

    by Daisy Johnson

    (6,847)

    Summary: This is a haunting story about two sisters caught in a powerful emotional web and wrestling to understand where one ends and the other begins. Born just ten months apart, July and September are thick...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F JOHNSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details