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The 17th Suspect

The 17th Suspect - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: In the newest Women's Murder Club thriller, a killer who chooses victims personally is stalking San Francisco--and getting too close to Detective Lindsay Boxer.
A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself.

The...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

The 49th Mystic

The 49th Mystic - 2018

by Ted Dekker

Summary: Some say the great mystery of how one can live in two worlds at once died with Thomas Hunter many years ago. Still others that the gateway to that greater reality was and is only the stuff of dreams.

They are wrong. In the small town of Eden, Utah, a blind girl named Rachelle Matthews is about to find out just how wrong.

When a procedure meant to restore Rachelle's sight goes awry, she begins to dream of another world so real that she wonders if Earth might only be a dream...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Mystery & Suspense • Science Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

The 6th Target

The 6th Target - 2008

by James Patterson

Summary: When a horrifying attack leaves one of the four members of the Women's Murder Club struggling for her life, the others fight to keep a madman behind bars before anyone else is hurt.


And Lindsay Boxer and her new partner in the San Francisco police department run flat-out to stop a series of kidnappings that has electrified the city: children are being plucked off the streets together with their nannies--but the kidnappers aren't demanding ransom. Amid uncertainty and rising...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Accidental Heroes

Accidental Heroes - 2018

by Danielle Steel

Summary: A decorated former Air Force pilot. A pregnant flight attendant. A dedicated TSA agent. The fates of these three, and many others, converge in Danielle Steel; s gripping new novel—a heart-stopping thriller that engages ordinary men and women in the fight of their lives during a flight from New York to San Francisco. On a beautiful May morning at New York; s John F. Kennedy airport, two planes have just departed for San Francisco—one a 757, another a smaller Airbus A321. At a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Adjustment Day

Adjustment Day - 2018

by Chuck Palahniuk

Summary: The author of Fight Club takes America beyond our darkest dreams in this timely satire.
People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.
Adjustment Day, the author's first novel in four years, is an ingeniously comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians bring the nation to...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

After Anna

After Anna - 2018

by Lisa Scottoline

Summary: Nobody cuts deeper than family...
Dr. Noah Alderman, a widower and single father, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie Ippolitti, and for the first time in a long time, he and his young son are happy. Despite her longing for the daughter she hasn't seen since she was a baby, Maggie is happy too, and she's even more overjoyed when she unexpectedly gets another chance to be a mother to the child she thought she'd lost forever, her only daughter Anna.
Maggie and Noah know that having Anna...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Alice Network

The Alice Network - 2017

by Kate Quinn

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER
#1 GLOBE AND MAIL HISTORICAL FICTION BESTSELLER
One of NPR's Best Books of 2017!
One of Bookbub's Biggest Historical Fiction Books of 2017!
Reese Witherspoon Book Club Summer Reading Pick!
The 2017 Girly Book Club Book of the Year!
A Summer Book Pick from Good Housekeeping, Parade, Library Journal, Goodreads, Liz and Lisa, and BookBub
 
In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women-a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Spies & Intrigue

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things - 2017

by Bryn Greenwood

Summary: - A New York Times and USA Today bestseller
- Book of the Month Club 2016 Book of the Year
- Second Place Goodreads Best Fiction of 2016
A beautiful and provocative love story between two unlikely people and the hard-won relationship that elevates them above the Midwestern meth lab backdrop of their lives.
As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It's safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon - 2002

by Richard K. Morgan

Summary: SOON TO BE A BRAND-NEW SERIES ON NETFLIX • The shell that blew a hole in his chest was only the beginning in this "tour de force of genre-bending, a brilliantly realized exercise in science fiction."— The New York Times Book Review In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can afford the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Alternate Side

Alternate Side - 2018

by Anna Quindlen

Summary: "Captures the angst and anxiety of modern life with . . . astute observations about interactions between the haves and have-nots, and the realities of life among the long-married." — USA Today The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood—and a seemingly happy marriage—are exposed by an unexpected act of violence. A provocative novel about money, class, and self-discovery, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Miller; s Valley and Still Life with Bread Crumbs . Some...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

And the Rest Is History

And the Rest Is History - 2017

by Jodi Taylor

Summary: No one knows quite how, but Max and her baby are safe at last. No one knows quite how, but Peterson has persuaded Dr Foster to marry him. No one knows quite how, but Markham; s marital status remains unknown. Certainly no one knows quite how a twelve-foot-high teapot has mysteriously materialised on the South Lawn, but it has. But they do know that Clive Ronan is back. They do know that he hates them and that this time he has good cause. And they do know that he will bring death and destruction...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

The Andersens of Eden: The Story of an Iowa Family During World War 2

The Andersens of Eden: The Story of an Iowa Family During World War 2 - 2017

by Ethel Barker

Summary: For the Andersen family, life on the family farm near the small Iowa town of Eden was like its namesake - paradise. They happily accepted a life of hard work and a marginal income. Living simply, they were grateful for what they had. Their joy in life grew from their faith, wholesome farm life, a strong work ethic, treasured traditions, and love for each other. On December 7, 1941, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States entered the Second World War, life for the Andersen...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction

As You Wish

As You Wish - 2018

by Jude Deveraux

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Jude Deveraux returns with the highly anticipated third installment in her beloved Summerhouse series, where three women have the coveted opportunity to answer the age-old question: What would you do differently if you could do it all again? One fateful summer, three very different women find themselves together in Summer Hill, Virginia, where they find they have much more in common than they realized... Sixty-year-old Olivia; s first marriage was long and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Avalanche

Avalanche - 2017

by James Patterson

Summary: Professor Monroe, did you kill your wife? Professor Robert Monroe; s wife has vanished from their 5-star hotel in Gstaad, and no one saw a thing. Was she kidnapped? Or did she run off with the handsome Italian she and Robert partied with the night before? BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Bad Men and Wicked Women

Bad Men and Wicked Women - 2018

by Eric Jerome Dickey

Summary: Affairs of the heart can be lethal in New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey's latest sensual, thrilling novel.

As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances. Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a strong desire to get to know a third, his life is far from perfect, and it becomes all the more complicated when his troubled daughter resurfaces on the same day as a...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • African American • Crime • Erotica • Literature & Fiction • Multicultural • Mystery & Detective • Romance

The Balcony

The Balcony - 2018

by Jane Delury

Summary: A "breathtaking" (Jennifer Egan) century-spanning portrait of the inhabitants of a French village, revealing the deception, despair, love, and longing beneath the calm surface of ordinary lives.
What if our homes could tell the stories of others who lived there before us? Set in a small village near Paris, The Balcony follows the inhabitants of a single estate-including a manor and a servants' cottage-over the course of several generations, from the Belle Époque to the present day,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Vacationland

Vacationland - 2017

by John Hodgman

Summary: "I love everything about this hilarious book except the font size." —Jon Stewart Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn; t seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, wandering like a privileged Sasquatch through three...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Beyond Danger

Beyond Danger - 2018

by Kat Martin

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin brings page-turning suspense to a tale of secrets and passions turned deadly . . .
 
Texas mogul Beau Reese is furious. All six feet three obscenely wealthy, good-looking inches of him. His sixty-year-old father, Stewart, a former state senator no less, has impregnated a teenager. Barely able to contain his anger, Beau is in for another surprise. It appears that Stewart has moved an entirely different woman into the house . . .
 
...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Suspense • Thrillers

Beyond Scandal and Desire

Beyond Scandal and Desire - 2018

by Lorraine Heath

Summary: At birth, Mick Trewlove, the illegitimate son of a duke, was handed over to a commoner. Despite his lowly upbringing, Mick has become a successful businessman, but all his wealth hasn; t satisfied his need for revenge against the man who still won; t acknowledge him. What else can Mick do but destroy the duke; s legitimate son—and woo the heir; s betrothed into his own unloving arms . . . Orphaned and sheltered, Lady Aslyn Hastings longs for a bit of adventure. With her intended often...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Binti Series, Book 1

Binti Series, Book 1 - 2015

by Nnedi Okorafor

Summary: "Prepare to fall in love with Binti." —Neil Gaiman Winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novella! Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not share her ways or respect her customs. Knowledge comes at a cost, one that Binti is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Bishop; s Pawn--A Novel

The Bishop; s Pawn--A Novel - 2018

by Steve Berry

Summary: The first case of New York Times bestseller Steve Berry; s iconic hero, Cotton Malone. History notes that the ugly feud between J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King, Jr., marked by years of illegal surveillance and the accumulation of secret files, ended on April 4, 1968 when King was assassinated by James Earl Ray. But that may not have been the case. Now, fifty years later, former Justice Department agent, Cotton Malone, must reckon with the truth of what really happened that fateful day in...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Black Moon of Cornwall, 1794-1795

The Black Moon of Cornwall, 1794-1795 - 2016

by Winston Graham

Summary: The stunning fifth novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS.
When Ross Poldark's former beloved gives birth to a son―with his enemy George Warleggan―Ross must face the pain of losing her all over again.
But soon they discover her cousin has fallen in love with Ross's brother-in-law, and the two families become entangled in surprising new ways. As the rivalry between Ross and George reaches new heights, the families must face an...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance

Blood Oath

Blood Oath - 2017

by Raye Wagner

Summary: Dark Fantasy. Dragons. Intrigue. Romance. Everything I know is a lie. I'm an ordinary mortal girl. Lord Irrik is a depraved dragon-shifter. King Irdelron is an immortal tyrant. In the disease-ridden land of Verald, life is mapped out much like the well-established rings of our kingdom. Everyone has a role . . . Me? I'll be uselessly serving potato stew for the rest of my life because I can't make anything grow. But starvation brews rebellion. When the king strikes back, I'm captured by Lord...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Magic & Wizards • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff

Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff - 2018

by Sean Penn

Summary: "It seems wrong to say that so dystopian a novel is great fun to read, but it's true. I suspect that Thomas Pynchon and Hunter S. Thompson would love this book." -Salman Rushdie

From legendary actor and activist Sean Penn comes a scorching, darkly funny novel about Bob Honey-a modern American man, entrepreneur, and part-time assassin.

Bob Honey has a hard time connecting with other people, especially since his divorce. He's tired of being marketed to every moment, sick of a world...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Bones are Forever

Bones are Forever - 2012

by Kathy Reichs

Summary: Kathy Reichs, #1 New York Times bestselling author and producer of the FOX televison hit Bones, is at her brilliant best in a riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan--a story of infanticide, murder, and corruption, set in the high-stakes, high-danger world of diamond mining. A woman calling herself Amy Roberts checks into a Montreal hospital complaining of uncontrolled bleeding. Doctors see evidence of a recent birth, but before they can act, Roberts disappears....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Breaking Point

Breaking Point - 2018

by Allison Brennan

Summary: "IF YOU HAVEN; T BEEN READING THIS TRULY EXCEPTIONAL LUCY KINCAID SERIES, THEN YOU HAVE BEEN MISSING OUT...MIND-BLOWING." — RT Book Reviews Bella Caruso survived a nightmare of abuse and betrayal. Today, she has dedicated her life to saving other young women from the hell that almost killed her—first as an officer of the law, then by stepping outside the law and into the darkness where true evil dwells. Now, it appears that the darkness has taken her once again. JT Caruso often...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

A Breath of Hope

A Breath of Hope - 2018

by Lauraine Snelling

Summary: Nilda Carlson has been trying to save enough money to go to America for months, so when a letter from Einar and Gerd Strand arrives, offering to pay her ticket, she jumps at the chance. Her younger brother Ivar accompanies her, and they can't wait to join their brother Rune and his family in the northern forests of Minnesota.

Signe and Rune Carlson are thrilled to welcome Nilda and Ivar to America, but life on the farm remains a struggle. Though Gerd has softened and grown to love the...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Historical • Historical • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Broken Angels

Broken Angels - 2004

by Richard K. Morgan

Summary: Welcome back to the brash, brutal new world of the twenty-fifth century: where global politics isn; t just for planet Earth anymore; and where death is just a break in the action, thanks to the techno-miracle that can preserve human consciousness and download it into one new body after another. Cynical, quick-on-the-trigger Takeshi Kovacs, the ex-U.N. envoy turned private eye, has changed careers, and bodies, once more . . . trading sleuthing for soldiering as a warrior-for-hire, and helping a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

The Broken Girls

The Broken Girls - 2018

by Simone St. James

Summary: The "clever and wonderfully chilling" (Fiona Barton) suspense novel from the award-winning author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare... Vermont, 1950 . There; s a place for the girls whom no one wants—the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It; s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it; s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming—until one...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Burn Bright

Burn Bright - 2018

by Patricia Briggs

Summary: In her bestselling Alpha and Omega series, Patricia Briggs "spins tales of werewolves, coyote shifters, and magic and, my, does she do it well" (USATODAY.com). Now mated werewolves Charles Cornick and Anna Latham face a threat like no other—one that lurks too close to home... They are the wild and the broken. The werewolves too damaged to live safely among their own kind. For their own good, they have been exiled to the outskirts of Aspen Creek, Montana. Close enough to the Marrok; s pack...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

By Invitation Only

By Invitation Only - 2018

by Dorothea Benton Frank

Summary: The Lowcountry of South Carolina is where By Invitation Only begins at a barbecue engagement party thrown by Diane English Stiftel, her brother Floyd, and her parents to celebrate her son's engagement. On this gorgeous, magical night, the bride's father, Alejandro Cambria, a wealthy power broker whose unbelievably successful career in private equity made him one of Chicago's celebrated elite, discovers the limits and possibilities of cell phone range. While the mother of the bride, Susan...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Cactus

The Cactus - 2018

by Sarah Haywood

Summary: In this witty and heartfelt debut, one woman's unconventional journey to motherhood means learning to embrace the unexpected

Even the prickliest cactus has its flower...

For Susan Green, messy emotions don't fit into the equation of her perfectly ordered life. She has a flat that is ideal for one, a job that suits her passion for logic and an "interpersonal arrangement" that provides cultural and other, more intimate, benefits. But suddenly confronted with the loss of her mother...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The Camel Club

The Camel Club - 2015

by David Baldacci

Summary: Welcome to THE CAMEL CLUB. Existing at the fringes of Washington, D.C., the Club consists of four eccentric members. Led by a mysterious man known as "Oliver Stone," they study conspiracy theories, current events, and the machinations of government to discover the "truth" behind the country's actions. Their efforts bear little fruit-until the group witnesses a shocking murder...and become embroiled in an astounding, far-reaching conspiracy. Now the Club must join forces with a Secret Service...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Caribbean Rim

Caribbean Rim - 2018

by Randy Wayne White

Summary: Murder, sunken treasure, and pirates both ancient and modern send Doc Ford on a nightmare quest in the thrilling new novel in the New York Times -bestselling series. Marine biologist Doc Ford; s been known to help his friends out of jams occasionally, but he; s never faced a situation like this. His old pal Carl Fitzpatrick has been chasing sunken wrecks most of his life, but now he; s run afoul of the Florida Division of Historical Resources. Its director, Clive Nickelby, despises amateur...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Cast in Honor

Cast in Honor - 2015

by Michelle Sagara

Summary: In the aftermath of a vicious battle between darkness and light, the city of Elantra has emerged victorious. But Shadows continue to haunt every corner of its streets... Elantra stands strong, but countless numbers of Hawks, the city; s staunchest protectors, were lost in the brutal attack. Humans, Barrani, Aerians, Leontines—none of the races emerged unscathed from the defense of the city. Homes were lost, families were scattered...and the outcast Barrani Lord Nightshade is missing from...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Cast

The Cast - 2018

by Danielle Steel

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel follows a talented and creative woman as she launches her first television series, helping to recruit an unforgettable cast that will bring a dramatic family saga to the screen.

Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. But after two marriages, she prefers to avoid the...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Cave Of Bones

Cave Of Bones - 2018

by Anne Hillerman

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Charm City

Charm City - 2009

by Laura Lippman

Summary: As a practiced reporter until her newspaper went to that great pressroom in the sky, P.I. Tess Monaghan knows and loves every inch of her native Baltimore, even the parts being slobbered on by the sad-sack greyhound she; s minding for her uncle. It; s a quirky city where baseball reigns, but lately homicide seems to be the second most popular local sport. Business tycoon "Wink" Wynkowski is trying to change all that by bringing pro basketball back to town, and everybody; s rooting fro him...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Chinese Whispers

Chinese Whispers - 2017

by Peter May

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Chosen

The Chosen - 2015

by Kristina Ohlsson

Summary: The brand new thriller featuring Investigative Analyst Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht of the Stockholm police. On a cold winter's day, a pre-school teacher is shot to death in front of parents and children at the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm. Just a few hours later two Jewish boys go missing on their way to tennis practice. A heavy snowstorm hits Stockholm and the traces of the perpetrator are few and far between. Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht are faced with one of their toughest...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Churn

The Churn - 2014

by James S. A. Corey

Summary: Set in the hard-scrabble solar system of The Expanse , this novella takes the bestselling scifi series to the slums of Baltimore and into a dark world of organized crime, drugs, prostitution, and murder. Before his trip to the stars, before the Rocinante Timmy was confined to a Baltimore where crime paid you or killed you. Unless the authorities got to you first. On a future Earth beset by overpopulation, pollution, and poverty, people do what they must to survive. The Churn follows a crime...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories

Circe

Circe - 2018

by Madeline Miller

Summary: The daring, dazzling and highly anticipated follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Song of Achilles
One of the Most Anticipated Books of 2018

"An epic spanning thousands of years that's also a keep-you-up-all-night page turner." - Ann Patchett

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Cold Dawn

Cold Dawn - 2010

by Carla Neggers

Summary: The small town of Black Falls, Vermont, finally feels safe again--until search-and-rescue expert Rose Cameron discovers a body, burnt almost beyond recognition. Almost. Rose is certain that she knows the victim; s identity...and that his death was no accident. Nick Martini also suspects an arsonist; s deliberate hand. Another fire killed an arson investigator in California months ago. Now the rugged smoke jumper is determined to follow the killer; s trail...even if it leads straight to Rose....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Cold Pursuit

Cold Pursuit - 2012

by Carla Neggers

Summary: A prominent ambassador is killed in a suspicious hit-and-run in Washington, D.C. Hours later, his stepdaughter vanishes in the mountains of northern New England. Back in her hometown of Black Falls, Vermont, to do damage control on her career, Secret Service agent Jo Harper is drawn into the search. But her efforts face an unexpected challenge: Elijah Cameron. With his military training and mountain rescue experience, Elijah knows the unforgiving terrain better than anyone. But he and Jo have...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Connecting Rooms

Connecting Rooms - 2014

by Jayne Ann Krentz

Summary: Available for the first time as a standalone eBook novella, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz; s Connecting Rooms . Amy Comfort is a real estate agent on Misplaced Island, a quaint, remote town located off the coast of Washington. When she sells an old Victorian manse to the sultry, sexy Owen Sweet, a private investigator relocating from Seattle, sparks fly from the get-go, though both Amy and Owen decidedly ignore their natural chemistry. Until, that is, Amy enlists Owen; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

Covert Game

Covert Game - 2018

by Christine Feehan

Summary: Treason, torture and temptation haunt the GhostWalkers in their most dangerous adventure yet, as Christine Feehan's #1 New York Times bestselling series hits an explosive new high.

Rescuing an industrial spy from the hands of a criminal mastermind is a suicide mission for the GhostWalkers. And there's no one more up to the task than Gino Mazza. He's the perfect killing machine--a man driven by demons so dark and destructive that his blighted soul has given up trying to find solace. But...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Military • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Spies & Intrigue

A Cowboy Christmas Miracle

A Cowboy Christmas Miracle - 2016

by Carolyn Brown

Summary: It will take a miracle bigger than the state of Texas for these two feuding families to survive the holidays! Opposites might attract... The Brennans and the Gallaghers put aside their one-hundred-year feud every Tuesday for their weekly poker game. This week, the stakes are sky-high. Goaded to recklessness, Declan Brennan bets one thousand dollars that he can woo the next woman to walk into the saloon. A minute later, fiery-haired Betsy Gallagher pushes through the doors. If Declan can tame...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

The Crooked Staircase: A Jane Hawk Novel

The Crooked Staircase: A Jane Hawk Novel - 2018

by Dean Koontz

Summary: Jane Hawk-who dazzled readers in The Silent Corner and The Whispering Room-faces the fight of her life, against the threat of a lifetime, in this electrifying new thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling suspense master Dean Koontz.
 
"I could be dead tomorrow. Or something worse than dead."
 
Jane Hawk knows she may be living on borrowed time. But as long as she's breathing, she'll never cease her one-woman war against the terrifying conspiracy that threatens the...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Suspense • Thrillers

The Cutting Edge

The Cutting Edge - 2018

by Jeffery Deaver

Summary: DANGEROUSLY GOOD. DISTINCTIVELY DEAVER.
Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City to confront a killer terrorizing couples at their happiest--and most vulnerable.
In the early hours of a quiet, weekend morning in Manhattan's Diamond District, a brutal triple murder shocks the city. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs quickly take the case. Curiously, the killer has left behind a half-million dollars' worth of gems at the murder scene, a jewelry store on 47th street. As more...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

A Dangerous Game

A Dangerous Game - 2018

by Heather Graham

Summary: TROUBLE ALWAYS FINDS HER... Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can; t stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special agent boyfriend would do—he gets the FBI involved. And asks Kieran to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

The Dark Angel

The Dark Angel - 2018

by Elly Griffiths

Summary: In this highly atmospheric mystery, Ruth Galloway-"a captivating amateur sleuth" (Louise Penny)-and DCI Nelson investigate a murder in a medieval Italian town where dark secrets are buried as deep as bones.

It's not every day that you're summoned to the Italian countryside on business, so when archaeologist Angelo Morelli asks for Ruth Galloway's help identifying bones found in the tiny hilltop town of Fontana Liri, she jumps at the chance to go, bringing her daughter along with her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Dark Passage: The Rookie Club Book 3

Dark Passage: The Rookie Club Book 3 - 2016

by Danielle Girard

Summary: Cameron Cruz feels like she'll never recover when her lover, Diego, is killed during an undercover assignment-leaving her pregnant with his unborn son.
Back from maternity leave, Cameron is ready to rejoin her Special Ops team and work to shut down a human trafficking operation. But when she witnesses a fellow officer shot, she can hardly believe her eyes. Because the shooter is someone she trusted. Someone she loved. Someone she thought was dead... 
Diego. 
The evidence against...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Suspense • Thrillers

Dark State of the Merchant Princes Multiverse

Dark State of the Merchant Princes Multiverse - 2018

by Charles Stross

Summary: Hugo Award-winning author Charlie Stross dives deep into the underbelly of paratime espionage, nuclear warfare, and state surveillance in this provocative techno-thriller set in The Merchant Princes multi-verse

Dark State ups the ante on the already volatile situations laid out in the sleek techno-thriller Empire Games, the start to Stross' new story-line, and perfect entry point for new readers, in The Merchant Princes series.
In the near-future, the collision of two nuclear...  read more »

Genres: Alternate History • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Science Fiction Adventure • Spies & Intrigue

Dark Storm

Dark Storm - 2012

by Christine Feehan

Summary: Return to the "steamy and dreamy" ( Publishers Weekly ) world of Christine Feehan; s New York Times bestselling Carpathian novels as thundering passions signal a dark force on the horizon... Buried alive for hundreds of years in a volcano in South America, Dax worries that he has become the abomination that every Carpathian male fears, a victim of the insidious evil that has crept relentlessly into his mind and body over the centuries. But Dax isn; t the only one emerging from the darkness......  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Dead Center: The Rookie Club Series Book 1

Dead Center: The Rookie Club Series Book 1 - 2017

by Danielle Girard

Summary: Fifteen years ago, the Rookie Club began as a tight-knit band of female cops struggling for respect. Jamie Vail was one of them. So was Natasha Devlin, the woman Jamie caught in bed with her husband. When Natasha Devlin turns up dead, Jamie can't bring herself to care. She's got enough on her plate, hunting a sexual predator who preys on female officers. He leaves them alive, but brutalized. But when the MO of the Devlin murder matches the MO of the perp in Jamie's case, she's brought in on the...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Medical • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Suspense • Thrillers

Dead Connection

Dead Connection - 2007

by Alafair Burke

Summary: In this electrifying thriller, a rookie detective goes undercover on the Internet dating scene to draw out a serial killer targeting single women in Manhattan When two young women are murdered on the streets of New York, exactly one year apart, Detective Ellie Hatcher is called up for a special assignment on the homicide task force. The killer has left behind a clue connecting the two cases to First Date, a popular online dating service, and Flann McIlroy, an eccentric, publicity-seeking...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Dead Eyes

Dead Eyes - 2009

by Stuart Woods

Summary: First there were roses and the notes in her mailbox signed simply, "Admirer." Then, the accident. One minute Chris Callaway was one of Hollywood; s brightest rising stars, starting a new picture that could send her career skyrocketing; the next, she was falling from the unfinished deck of her beautiful new Malibu beach house...waking up blind, uncertain whether she would ever see again. An optimist and a fighter, Chris is determined not to let anyone know she can barely see. But neither Danny...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Deadly Recall

Deadly Recall - 2018

by T.R. Ragan

Summary: PI Jessie Cole is about to discover that there's no revenge too wicked as New York Times bestselling author T.R. Ragan's gripping series continues.
When you search for the missing, there's no telling what you'll find. PI Jessie Cole learned that painful truth firsthand when her sister disappeared. Now a new case will test Jessie and Ben once again.
Owen Shepard, the public face of one of the country's biggest health insurance companies, has become the target of a vengeful father. The man...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Death at the Seaside: A Kate Shackleton Mystery

Death at the Seaside: A Kate Shackleton Mystery - 2017

by Frances Brody

Summary: "Frances Brody writes marvelous British mysteries, and if you haven't met the wonderful Kate Shackleton, Death at the Seaside is the perfect place to start this terrific series! Whether you are already a Brody fan or new to the Kate Shackleton series, Death at the Seaside is a mystery you just plain can't miss!" ―Charles Todd, bestselling author of the Ian Rutledge Mysteries and the Bess Crawford Mysteries
"A delightful trip through time and space to 1920s England with a heroine who would...  read more »

Genres: British Detectives • Cozy • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Death Doesn't Bargain: A Deadman's Cross Novel

Death Doesn't Bargain: A Deadman's Cross Novel - 2018

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Summary: Death Doesn't Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon's Deadman's Cross series. Where Deadmen tell their tales, and every soul is damned or redeemed by the final choices they make.
The Deadmen are back...
But so are the demons who have broken free of their eternal prison and are bent on mankind's destruction. The worst of the lot is Vine, determined to claim their lives for taking hers. She will see the world burn...and has the...  read more »

Genres: Fantasy • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Deepest Grave

The Deepest Grave - 2017

by Harry Bingham

Summary: An ancient battle. A dead researcher. And a very modern crime. It's been more than a year since Detective Sergeant Fiona Griffiths had any sort of murder case . . . when all of a sudden, she gets the call. A local archaeologist has been found bloodily murdered. Her head severed from her body. Her eyes apparently fixed on a fragment of Latin text. The crime seems to summon the ghosts of Dark Age Britain - and the shade of King Arthur. But why are those ancient enmities alive once again? Why are...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals

Desert Heat

Desert Heat - 2014

by Kat Martin

Summary: "Kat Martin writes irresistible novels." — RT Book Reviews It takes a certain kind of rough and tumble man to show a Sinclair girl how to ask for everything she wants. . . For Patience Sinclair, leaving the ivy-covered halls of Boston for the wide, open spaces of Texas means a chance to stop looking over her shoulder at every turn. Traveling incognito with the Triple C Rodeo is just what she needs to free her from a past that continues to haunt her. But she can; t avoid the undeniable...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Destroyer Angel

Destroyer Angel - 2014

by Nevada Barr

Summary: Anna Pigeon, a ranger for the U.S. Park Services, sets off on vacation—an autumn canoe trip in the to the Iron Range in upstate Minnesota. With Anna is her friend Heath, a paraplegic; Heath; s fifteen-year-old daughter, Elizabeth; Leah, a wealthy designer of outdoor equipment; and her daughter, Katie, who is thirteen. For Heath and Leah, this is a shakedown cruise to test a new cutting edge line of camping equipment. The equipment, designed by Leah, will make camping and canoeing more...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Disappeared

The Disappeared - 2018

by C. J. Box

Summary: Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett has two lethal cases to contend with in the electrifying new novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling author C. J. Box.

Wyoming's new governor isn't sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard. Pickett knows that happens sometimes--these ranches are stocked with handsome...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Disappeared

The Disappeared - 2018

by C. J. Box

Summary: Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett has two cases to contend with, both of them lethal, in the electrifying new novel from the #1 New York Times -bestselling author. Wyoming; s new governor isn; t sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard. Pickett knows that happens sometimes—these ranches are stocked with...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Drowned Girls

The Drowned Girls - 2017

by Loreth Anne White

Summary: He surfaced two years ago. Then he disappeared.
But Detective Angie Pallorino hasn't forgotten the violent rapist who left a distinctive calling card-crosses etched into the flesh of his victims' foreheads. When a comatose Jane Doe is found in a local cemetery, sexually assaulted, mutilated, and nearly drowned, Angie is struck by the eerie similarities to her earlier unsolved rapes. Could he be back?
Then the body of a drowned young woman, also bearing the marks of the serial rapist,...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Drowning Tides

Drowning Tides - 2017

by Karen Harper

Summary: Danger is never far off... When forensic psychologist Claire Britten started working with lawyer Nick Markwood on his South Shores project, she had no idea it would endanger her life—and the life of her daughter. But when the little girl goes missing from her South Florida home and Nick insists his longtime nemesis is to blame, Claire frantically follows the trail to the Cayman Islands, desperate to save her daughter before it; s too late. Nick always knew the man who staged his father; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Duel to the Death

Duel to the Death - 2018

by J.A. Jance

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author and "grand master of the game" (The Providence Journal) J.A. Jance, an electrifying new thriller featuring Ali Reynolds.

After taking down the man responsible for his best friend's death, Stuart Ramey thinks the case is finally closed. That is, until Stu finds himself left with a multimillion dollar fortune in Bitcoin in a desperate bid by Frigg, a rogue A.I. program created by the killer, to keep itself from being fully deactivated.

To...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Duel to the Death

Duel to the Death - 2018

by J.a. Jance

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author and "grand master of the game" ( The Providence Journal ) J.A. Jance, an electrifying new thriller featuring Ali Reynolds. After taking down the man responsible for his best friend; s death, Stuart Ramey thinks the case is finally closed. That is, until Stu finds himself left with a multimillion dollar fortune in Bitcoin in a desperate bid by Frigg, a rogue A.I. program created by the killer, to keep itself from being fully deactivated. To sort out his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Duke and the Lady in Red

The Duke and the Lady in Red - 2015

by Lorraine Heath

Summary: Sparks fly in the finale of the Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James Place series, as the last wicked rogue meets his match. When Rosalind Sharpe gains the attention of the deliciously wicked Duke of Avendale, she; s torn between her distracting attraction to the notorious rogue and the knowledge that he—rich as Croesus—is the perfect target for a deception that will put her swindling days behind her. However, Avendale is no fool. After he discovers the tantalizing lady packing up to...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Duke of Her Desire

The Duke of Her Desire - 2017

by Sophie Barnes

Summary: He was only supposed to keep an eye on his friend; s sister . . . now he; s about to lose his heart . . . When Thomas Heathmore, Duke of Coventry, agrees to steer his friend; s inexperienced younger sister through society, he doesn; t expect the lady in question to be so infernally stubborn. Amelia Matthews seems to have little interest in balls or suitors at all. Instead, she intends to open a school, and against his better instincts, Thomas offers to help. Yet somewhere along the line, Amelia...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Earl Interrupted

Earl Interrupted - 2018

by Amanda Forester

Summary: Captain Robert Ashton, Earl of Darington, knows finding a bride in London will not be easy―not since he has been notoriously dubbed as the "Pirate Earl". What he didn't expect was to get abducted―and to have his escape go horribly awry when an innocent lady gets caught in the crossfire.
Amateur physician Emma St. James is on her way to meet her betrothed when she is rescued by an injured gentleman. Despite her shock after discovering he is the Pirate Earl, Emma feels drawn to the man...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance

The Echo Killing: A Mystery

The Echo Killing: A Mystery - 2018

by Christi Daugherty

Summary: When a murder echoing a fifteen-year-old cold case rocks the Southern town of Savannah, crime reporter Harper McClain risks everything to find the identity of this calculated killer in Christi Daugherty's new novel The Echo Killing.
A city of antebellum architecture, picturesque parks, and cobblestone streets, Savannah moves at a graceful pace. But for Harper McClain, the timeless beauty and culture that distinguishes her home's Southern heritage vanishes during the dark and dangerous...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke; s Heart

Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke; s Heart - 2011

by Sarah Maclean

Summary: She lives for passion. Bold, impulsive, and a magnet for trouble, Juliana Fiori is no simpering English miss. She refuses to play by society; s rules: she speaks her mind, cares nothing for the approval of the ton, and can throw a punch with remarkable accuracy. Her scandalous nature makes her a favorite subject of London; s most practiced gossips . . . and precisely the kind of woman The Duke of Leighton wants far far away from him. He swears by reputation. Scandal is the last thing Simon...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Escape Artist

The Escape Artist - 2018

by Brad Meltzer

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Meltzer is a master and this is his best. Not since The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have you seen a character like this. Get ready to meet Nola. If you; ve never tried Meltzer, this is the one."—Harlan Coben WHO IS NOLA BROWN? Nola is a mystery Nola is trouble. And Nola is supposed to be dead. Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Every Little Thing

Every Little Thing - 2017

by Marie Force

Summary: Grayson Coleman has just moved home to Butler, Vermont after spending years working for a high-powered law firm in Boston. He; s looking for a simpler, less stressful existence in the sleepy little mountain town where he grew up with his siblings and Abbott cousins. Once the holidays are over, he plans to hang out a shingle and open a new general law practice. After helping to raise his seven younger siblings, the last thing on Grayson; s mind is a family of his own.Emma Mulvaney is enjoying a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Every Note Played

Every Note Played - 2018

by Lisa Genova

Summary: From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom, and what it means to be alive. An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing across the keys and striking each note with exacting precision. That was eight...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Every Note Played

Every Note Played - 2018

by Lisa Genova

Summary: From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom, and what it means to be alive.

An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing across the keys and striking each note with exacting precision. That was...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Medica

The Fallen

The Fallen - 2018

by David Baldacci

Summary: "Decker is one of the most unusual detectives any novelist has dreamed up." --Washington Post

Amos Decker is the Memory Man. Following a football-related head injury that altered his personality, Decker is now unable to forget even the smallest detail--as much a curse as it is a blessing. And in #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci's gripping new thriller, Decker's life might be about to change again...

Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Fatal Chaos

Fatal Chaos - 2018

by Marie Force

Summary: First the calm. Then the storm... Escaping DC during the dog days of summer is one of the smartest moves Washington metro police lieutenant Samantha Holland ever made. Beach walks aren; t quite as romantic with the Secret Service in tow, but Sam and her husband, Vice President Nick Cappuano, cherish the chance to recharge and reconnect—especially with a scandal swirling around the administration. No sooner are they back home than a fatal drive-by shooting sets the city on edge. The...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Favorite Sister

The Favorite Sister - 2018

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Feast Days

Feast Days - 2018

by Ian MacKenzie

Summary: Devastating, funny and wise, it's among the best novels I know about the fate of American innocence abroad."--Garth Greenwell

"One of the most memorable narrative voices in recent fiction."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Intelligent and deeply felt, Feast Days follows a young wife who relocates with her financier husband to São Paulo--a South American megacity that impresses and unsettles, conceals and erupts. Here in her new home, she reckons with the twenty-first century as...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The Female Persuasion

The Female Persuasion - 2018

by Meg Wolitzer

Summary: "Uncannily timely, a prescient marriage of subject and moment that addresses a great question of the day." -The New York Times

"Wolitzer's ultra-readable latest illuminates the oceanic complexity of growing up female and ambitious--and reveals the author's substantial insight into the tangles of gender and power." -Vogue

"Symphonic... The perfect feminist blockbuster for our times." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Fiction Can Be Murder

Fiction Can Be Murder - 2018

by Becky Clark

Summary: "The charming heroine and the supporting cast shine in Clark's fun and funny solo mystery debut...which doesn't take anyone too seriously in the best way possible."―Kirkus Reviews
"Cozy fans should enjoy this funny and affecting view into a mystery writer's life."―Publishers Weekly
"Charlee Russo is my new favorite amateur sleuth! Wickedly witty author Charlee takes us along on her wild ride to prove her innocence in the murder of her literary agent, a murder based on the plot of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Fifty Fifty

Fifty Fifty - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: The Instant #1 Bestseller What are the chances that convicted killer Sam Blue is innocent of the serial murders of three young women? Determined to clear his name, no matter the cost to her career, Detective Harriet Blue accepts a risky reassignment to a remote town where a diary found on the roadside reveals a murderous plan. And the first killing, shortly after her arrival, suggests that the clock is already ticking. Meanwhile, back in the city, a young woman holds the key to crack Harriet; s brother; s case wide open. If only she could escape the madmen holding her hostage.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The First Kiss of Spring

The First Kiss of Spring - 2018

by Emily March

Summary: Spring has come to Eternity Springs in The First Kiss of Spring , the newest installment in this New York Times bestselling series by Emily March. Life could be a dream... Goal-oriented and gorgeous, Caitlin Timberlake; s dreams took her to the top of the corporate ladder in New York City. Now years later, her goals have changed. She wants to come home to Eternity Springs and build a business and a family of her own—with the new man in town. So what if sexy mechanic Josh Tarkington wants...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

First Person: A novel

First Person: A novel - 2018

by Richard Flanagan

Summary: From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the hypnotic tale of a ghost writer writing the memoir of a notorious con man, and the chilling events that unfold as their lives become increasingly intertwined.

Kif Kehlmann, a young, penniless writer, is rung in the middle of the night by the notorious con man and corporate criminal, Siegfried Heidl. About to go to trial for defrauding the banks of $700 million, Heidl offers Kehlmann the job of ghost...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Thrillers

For Those Who Know the Ending

For Those Who Know the Ending - 2018

by Malcolm Mackay

Summary: "Don't pick up a Mackay book unless you've got spare time. They're habit-forming." - Janet Maslin, The New York Times
Martin Sivok is in trouble. Tied to a chair, plastic strips biting his wrists, inside a deserted warehouse. . . There are only so many ways this scenario can end, most of them badly. For now his best hope is figuring out who put him here--and staying conscious long enough to confront them.
To stay awake he reviews the past year of his life: evading the law in the Czech...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Forever with You

Forever with You - 2015

by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Summary: In the irresistibly sexy series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout, two free spirits find their lives changed by a one-night stand... Some things you just believe in, even if you; ve never experienced them. For Stephanie, that list includes love. It; s out there. Somewhere. Eventually. Meanwhile she; s got her job at the mixed martial arts training center and hot flings with gorgeous, temporary guys like Nick. Then a secret brings them closer, opening Steph; s eyes...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Forgotten Road

The Forgotten Road - 2018

by Richard Paul Evans

Summary: The second novel in the New York Times bestselling trilogy from Richard Paul Evans about a man on an inspirational pilgrimage across Route 66 to find his way back to himself.

Chicago celebrity and successful pitchman Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash. But thanks to a remarkable twist of fate, he's very much alive and ready for a second chance at life-and love. Narrowly escaping death has brought Charles some clarity: the money,...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Contemporary • Holidays • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Romance • Romance

From a Certain Point of View

From a Certain Point of View - 2017

by Rene Ahdieh

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A one-of-a-kind Star Wars experience that sheds new light on the original film. On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary , more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars . Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Full House

Full House - 2002

by Janet Evanovich

Summary: Full House Janet Evanovich Polo instructor Nicholas Kaharchek senses danger the minute he sees Billie Pearce. She represents everything he; s always avoided. Happy in her home life, a divorced mother of two, Billie is the epitome of stability. She; s also irresistibly fascinating to the footloose Nick, who is instantly attracted...in a car crash sort of way. Their fateful meeting will put them on a collision course of seduction, dysfunction, mayhem, murder—and maybe even love...

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

The Gate Keeper

The Gate Keeper - 2018

by Charles Todd

Summary: On a deserted road, late at night, Scotland Yard; s Ian Rutledge encounters a frightened woman standing over a body, launching an inquiry that leads him into the lair of a stealthy killer and the dangerous recesses of his own memories in this twentieth installment of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series. Hours after his sister; s wedding, a restless Ian Rutledge drives aimlessly, haunted by the past, and narrowly misses a motorcar stopped in the middle of a desolate road. Standing...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Girls Burn Brighter

Girls Burn Brighter - 2018

by Shobha Rao

Summary: "Incandescent...A searing portrait of what feminism looks like in much of the world." ―Vogue

"A treat for Ferrante fans, exploring the bonds of friendship and how female ambition beats against the strictures of poverty and patriarchal societies." ―The Huffington Post

An electrifying debut novel about the extraordinary bond between two girls driven apart by circumstance but relentless in their search for one another.
Poornima and Savitha have three strikes against them: they...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Glass Room: A Vera Stanhope Mystery

The Glass Room: A Vera Stanhope Mystery - 2018

by Ann Cleeves

Summary: From CWA Diamond Dagger Award winner Ann Cleeves comes The Glass Room, the fifth book in the Vera Stanhope series. Published for the first time in the US.

"I do love Vera!" ―Val McDermid
"Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers! I relish learning more about Vera with each book."―Louise Penny, New York Times Bestselling author of the Inspector Gamache series
DI Vera Stanhope is not one to make friends easily, but her hippy neighbors keep her well-supplied in homebrew...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Women Sleuths

Gods of Howl Mountain

Gods of Howl Mountain - 2018

by Taylor Brown

Summary: "A fresh, authentic, and eloquent new voice in American fiction." - Robert Morgan, New York Times bestselling author of Gap Creek

In Gods of Howl Mountain, award-winning author Taylor Brown explores a world of folk healers, whiskey-runners, and dark family secrets in the high country of 1950s North Carolina.
Bootlegger Rory Docherty has returned home to the fabled mountain of his childhood - a misty wilderness that holds its secrets close and keeps the outside world at gunpoint....  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Good Husband Material

Good Husband Material - 2015

by Susan Mallery

Summary: Return to Possum Landing, Texas, in this beloved tale of redemption, homecoming and romance rekindled from #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery Kari Asbury never quite expected to find herself back in her hometown of Possum Landing, Texas. When she left for New York City eight years ago, she was thinking only of the bright future that awaited her—certainly not of her ex-boyfriend, Gage, the one she left without saying goodbye. Gage Reynolds had planned to propose to Kari on...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse

The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse - 2018

by Alexander McCall Smith

Summary: From the beloved and best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes a heartwarming tale of hope and friendship set amid the turmoil of World War II.

Val Eliot, a young woman working on an English farm during the war, meets Mike, a U.S. Air Force pilot stationed nearby. When Val rescues a Border Collie named Peter Woodhouse, who is being mistreated by his owner, she realizes the dog would actually be safer with Mike. And so Peter Woodhouse finds a new home on the...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

The Good Widow

The Good Widow - 2017

by Liz Fenton

Summary: Amazon Charts bestselling authors Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke make their suspense debut in this twisty, emotional thriller.
Elementary school teacher Jacqueline "Jacks" Morales's marriage was far from perfect, but even in its ups and downs it was predictable, familiar. Or at least she thought it was...until two police officers showed up at her door with devastating news. Her husband of eight years, the one who should have been on a business trip to Kansas, had suffered a fatal car accident...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Hate to Want You

Hate to Want You - 2017

by Alisha Rai

Summary: Alisha Rai, one of contemporary romance; s brightest stars, makes her Avon Books debut with the first novel in the sexy Forbidden Hearts series! One night. No one will know. That was the deal. Every year, Livvy Kane and Nicholas Chandler would share one perfect night of illicit pleasure. The forbidden hours let them forget the tragedy that haunted their pasts—and the last names that made them enemies. Until the night she didn; t show up. Now Nicholas has an empire to run. He doesn; t have...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

He

He - 2018

by John Connolly

Genres: Biographical • Literature & Fiction

Head On of the Near Future

Head On of the Near Future - 2018

by John Scalzi

Summary: "As much as Scalzi has the scientific creativity of a Michael Crichton, he also has the procedural chops of a Stephen J. Canell to craft a whodunit with buddy-cop charm and suspects aplenty―most of them in someone else's body." ―USA Today
John Scalzi returns with Head On, the standalone follow-up to the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed Lock In. Chilling near-future SF with the thrills of a gritty cop procedural, Head On brings Scalzi's trademark snappy dialogue and...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Science Fiction Adventure • Sports • Thrillers

Heir to the Shadows

Heir to the Shadows - 2007

by Anne Bishop

Summary: In the second novel set in the "darkly fascinating world" (SF Site) of Anne Bishop; s Black Jewels Trilogy, ambitions unfurl as the realm; s dreams of a liberator have finally been made flesh... The Blood have waited centuries for the coming of Witch, the living embodiment of magic. But Jaenelle, the young girl singled out by prophecy, is haunted by the cruel battles fought over her—for not all the Blood await her as their Savior. Some dismiss her as a myth. Some refuse to believe. And...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Hellfire Club

The Hellfire Club - 2018

by Jake Tapper

Summary:
The debut political thriller from Jake Tapper, CNN's chief Washington correspondent and the New York Times bestselling author of The Outpost-- 1950's D.C. intrigue about a secret society and a young Congressman in its grip

Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist with ambitions...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Spies & Intrigue • Thrillers

Hello Stranger: The Ravenels, Book 4

Hello Stranger: The Ravenels, Book 4 - 2018

by Lisa Kleypas

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas delivers a scintillating tale of an unconventional beauty who finds passion with the spy who can't resist her
 
A woman who defies her time

Dr. Garrett Gibson, the only female physician in England, is as daring and independent as any man-why not take her pleasures like one? Yet she has never been tempted to embark on an affair, until now. Ethan Ransom, a former detective for Scotland Yard, is as gallant as he is secretive, a rumored...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The High Tide Club

The High Tide Club - 2018

by Mary Kay Andrews

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Weekenders comes a delightful new novel about new love, old secrets, and the kind of friendship that transcends generations.
When ninety-nine-year-old heiress Josephine Bettendorf Warrick summons attorney Brooke Trappnell to her 20,000 acre barrier island home, Brooke is puzzled. Everybody in the South has heard about the eccentric millionaire mistress of Talisa, but Brooke has never actually met her. Josephine's cryptic note says she wants...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

High Voltage

High Voltage - 2018

by Karen Marie Moning

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Immortal Faerie and ancient feuds, secrets and sacrifices—a thrilling new chapter in the bestselling Fever series begins, featuring Dani, Ryodan, and other beloved characters, as they battle to save Dublin from the rising of a terrifying evil determined to enslave the human race. There is no action without consequence. Dani O; Malley was nine years old when the delusional, sadistic Rowena transformed her into a ruthless killer. Years later, Dani is tough and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Hold Back the Dark

Hold Back the Dark - 2018

by Kay Hooper

Summary: A town in the thrall of evil. A summons that can't be ignored. The SCU returns in a nail-biting novel from New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper.

The Chosen have been warned. Powerful psychics across the globe have gotten the same eerie and insistent message: Go to Prosperity. Because in this small North Carolina mountain town, madness has taken hold...

Trapped in a nightmare they can't escape, the residents of Prosperity are killing one another, waking up with no memory of...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Police Procedurals • Suspense • Thrillers

Honolulu

Honolulu - 2009

by Alan Brennert

Summary: From the bestselling author of the "dazzling historical saga" ( The Washington Post ), Moloka; i , comes the irresistible story of a young immigrant bride in a ramshackle town that becomes a great modern city "In Korea in those days, newborn girls were not deemed important enough to be graced with formal names, but were instead given nicknames, which often reflected the parents; feelings on the birth of a daughter: I knew a girl named Anger, and another called Pity. As for me, my parents named...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Hostage

Hostage - 2015

by Kristina Ohlsson

Summary: The brand new thriller featuring Investigative Analyst Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht of the Stockholm police - Amazon

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Hounded

Hounded - 2014

by David Rosenfelt

Summary: Andy Carpenter isn; t sure what to think when he gets a mysterious phone call from a good friend, policeman Pete Stanton, asking him to drop everything, drive to an unfamiliar address, and bring his girlfriend, Laurie Collins. He certainly isn; t expecting to show up at a crime scene. But that; s exactly where he arrives—at the house where Pete has just discovered the body of ex-convict Danny Balfour. Upstairs are Danny; s now orphaned four-year-old son and basset hound. And that, Andy...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

How it Happened

How it Happened - 2018

by Michael Koryta

Summary: 'And that is how it happened. Can we stop now?' Kimberly Crepeaux is no good, a notorious jailhouse snitch, teen mother, and heroin addict whose petty crimes are well-known to the rural Maine community where she lives. So when she confesses to her role in the brutal murders of Jackie Pelletier and Ian Kelly, the daughter of a well-known local family and her sweetheart, the locals have little reason to believe her story. Not Rob Barrett, the FBI investigator and interrogator specializing in...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

How to Walk Away

How to Walk Away - 2018

by Katherine Center

Summary: From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances.
Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job, a fiance she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in a brief, tumultuous moment.
In...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

I Was Anastasia

I Was Anastasia - 2018

by Ariel Lawhon

Summary: "Compelling and utterly fascinating...drifts far into the mysterious lives of Anastasia Romanov and Anna Anderson."—Lisa Wingate, author of Before We Were Yours In an enthralling new feat of historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson; s 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman; s legacy? Countless others...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

I've Got My Eyes on You

I've Got My Eyes on You - 2018

by Mary Higgins Clark

Summary: A new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author and "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark.

When a terrible crime shocks a New Jersey community, all signs point to one suspect. But if he's innocent as he claims, it means the murderer is still out there...

After throwing a party when her parents were away, 18-year-old Kerry Dowling is discovered lifeless at the bottom of the family pool. The police immediately question Kerry's boyfriend, who-despite proclaiming his love...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

If Ever I Should Love You

If Ever I Should Love You - 2017

by Cathy Maxwell

Summary: Once upon a time there were three young ladies, who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses" . . . He; s inherited a title, but not a penny to speak of, so the Earl of Rochdale knows he must find a wife—preferably one tolerably pretty and good-tempered, but definitely wealthy, and who will exchange her fortune for his family name. His choice: Leonie Charnock, one of the season; s "Spinster Heiresses." Years before,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

If I Live

If I Live - 2018

by Terri Blackstock

Summary: "If I Live is a grabber from page one, delivering an exhilarating mix of chase, mystery, and spiritual truth. Longtime Blackstock fans will be delighted, and new Blackstock fans will be made." —James Scott Bell, bestselling author of the Mike Romeo thrillers THE HUNT IS ALMOST OVER. Casey Cox is still on the run after being indicted for murder. The hunt that began with her bloody footprints escalates, and she; s running out of places to hide. Her face is all over the news, and her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

If You Knew Her

If You Knew Her - 2018

by Emily Elgar

Summary: From a terrific new voice comes a standout debut thriller in the vein of What She Knew and I Let You Go. "Emotionally charged and tautly plotted, Emily Elgar; s debut is a stunning example of psychological suspense."—Clare Mackintosh, international bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You A woman in a coma. The man who could save her life—if only he could speak. When young, beautiful Cassie Jensen arrives unconscious to the intensive care ward at St. Catherine; s hospital...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Impostor Syndrome

Impostor Syndrome - 2018

by Mishell Baker

Summary: In the third book of the Nebula Award-nominated Arcadia Project series, which New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire called "exciting, inventive, and brilliantly plotted," Millie Roper has to pull off two impossible heists-with the fate of the worlds in the balance.

Three months ago, a rift between agents in London and Los Angeles tore the Arcadia Project apart. With both fey Courts split down the middle-half supporting London, half LA-London is putting the pieces in place to...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Hard-Boiled • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Into the Black Nowhere

Into the Black Nowhere - 2018

by Meg Gardiner

Summary: Inspired by real-life serial killer Ted Bundy, an exhilarating thriller in which FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix faces off against a charming, merciless serial killer In southern Texas, on Saturday nights, women are disappearing. One vanishes from a movie theater. Another is ripped from her car at a stoplight. Another vanishes from her home while checking on her baby. Rookie FBI agent Caitlin Hendrix, newly assigned to the FBI; s elite Behavioral Analysis Unit, fears that a serial killer is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Italian Teacher

The Italian Teacher - 2018

by Tom Rachman

Summary: "A poignant, touching tale about living in the shadow of a brazen artistic genius. . . Unforgettable." –USA Today A masterful novel about the son of a great painter striving to create his own legacy, by the bestselling author of The Imperfectionists. Conceived while his father, Bear, cavorted around Rome in the 1950s, Pinch learns quickly that Bear; s genius trumps all. After Bear abandons his family, Pinch strives to make himself worthy of his father; s attention—first trying to be...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Jackrabbit Smile

Jackrabbit Smile - 2018

by Joe R. Lansdale

Summary: Edgar Award-winner and fan favorite Joe R. Lansdale is back with Hap and Leonard's latest caper: investigating the disappearance of a revivalist cult leader's daughter.

Hap and Leonard are an unlikely pair-Hap, a self-proclaimed white trash rebel, and Leonard, a tough-as-nails black gay Vietnam vet and Republican-but they're the closest friend either of them has in the world. Hap is celebrating his wedding to his longtime girlfriend, Brett (who is also Hap and Leonard's boss), when...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

James Penney; s New Identity

James Penney; s New Identity - 2017

by Lee Child

Summary: Experience a heart-pumping and thrilling tale of suspense! Originally published in THRILLER (2006), edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author James Patterson. Before Jack Reacher became the seminal, nomadic hero he is today and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Lee Child reached his current iconic literary stature, there was James Penney, who we meet in this intense Thriller Short. Penney was originally envisioned as a character in Child; s second Jack Reacher tale, Die Trying. Though...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories • Thrillers

Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen

Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen - 2018

by Alison Weir

Summary: Acclaimed author and historian Alison Weir continues her epic Six Tudor Queens series with this third captivating novel, which brings to life Jane Seymour, King Henry VIII's most cherished bride and mother of his only legitimate male heir.
                 
Ever since she was a child, Jane has longed for a cloistered life as a nun. But her large noble family has other plans, and as an adult, Jane is invited to the King's court to serve as lady-in-waiting to Queen...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Justice Delayed

Justice Delayed - 2017

Summary: Journalist Andi Hollister and Cold Case Detective Will Kincade are strangers with a common goalto find the person who killed Andis sister. - Amazon

Genres: Christian • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Mystery & Suspense • Romance • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

Kate; s Vow

Kate; s Vow - 2014

by Sherryl Woods

Summary: Overwhelmed by single fatherhood, widower David Winthrop feared he was failing his savvy, sad-eyed, ten-year-old son. Still, he never expected hotshot divorce attorney Kate Newton to descend upon him like some avenging angel, bristling with maternal indignation on behalf of Davey junior, her pint-size "client." Worse, David found himself itching to peel away Kate; s power pinstripes.... But could this tough lady lawyer, so adept at wrenching marriages asunder, prove woman enough to make David; s tattered family whole?"

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Kill and Tell

Kill and Tell - 2017

by James Patterson

Summary: This Hollywood director committed an unspeakable crime...or did he? Famous film director Wayne Tennet stands accused by his stepdaughter of crossing the line. Falsely, he swears. Now his life and career hang in the balance. But why would she lie? The darkest thriller of the year has an only-in-Hollywood twist you; ll never see coming. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

King of Ashes: Book One of The Firemane Saga

King of Ashes: Book One of The Firemane Saga - 2018

by Raymond E Feist

Summary: The first volume in legendary master and New York Times bestselling author Raymond E. Feist's epic heroic fantasy series, The Firemane Saga-an electrifying tale of two young men whose choices will determine a world's destiny.
For centuries, the five greatest kingdoms of North and South Tembria, twin continents on the world of Garn, have coexisted in peace. But the balance of power is destroyed when four of the kingdoms violate an ancient covenant and betray the fifth: Ithrace, the Kingdom of...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Kingsbury 2 in 1

Kingsbury 2 in 1 - 2008

by Karen Kingsbury

Summary: Karen Kingsbury; s celebrated series about the resiliency of love, the power of commitment, and the faithfulness of God. A Time to Dance John and Abby are ready to call it quits. But is it ever too late to love? They; re the perfect couple—envied by their friends, cherished by their children. But John and Abby Reynolds know they; re just pretending. In fact, they; re waiting for the right time to tell the kids they; re going to divorce. But at the family meeting where they plan to tell...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Knowledge: A Richard Jury Mystery

The Knowledge: A Richard Jury Mystery - 2018

by Martha Grimes

Summary: With their signature wit, sly plotting, and gloriously offbeat characters, Martha Grimes's New York Times bestselling Richard Jury mysteries are "utterly unlike anyone else's detective novels" (Washington Post). In the latest series outing, The Knowledge, the Scotland Yard detective nearly meets his match in a Baker Street Irregulars-like gang of kids and a homicide case that reaches into east Africa.
Robbie Parsons is one of London's finest, a black cab driver who knows every street, every...  read more »

Genres: Cozy • Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Suspense

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories - 2018

by Denis Johnson

Summary: Twenty-five years after Jesus' Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is the long-awaited new story collection from Denis Johnson. Written in the luminous prose that made him one of the most beloved and important writers of his generation, this collection finds Johnson in new territory, contemplating the ghosts of the past and the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Lead

Lead - 2014

by Kylie Scott

Summary: Stay up all night with the sexy rockers in Stage Dive, the epic New Adult series from New York Times bestselling author Kylie Scott, author of Lick and Play . Can rock n; roll; s most notorious bad boy be tamed by love? As the lead singer of Stage Dive, Jimmy is used to getting whatever he wants, whenever he wants it—now he; s caught up in a life of hard partying and fast women. When a PR disaster serves as a wake-up call and lands him in rehab, he finds himself with Lena, a new...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Less

Less - 2017

by Andrew Sean Greer

Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER! A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 A Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2017 A San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten Book of 2017 Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence "I could not love LESS more."—Ron Charles, Washington Post "Andrew Sean Greer; s Less is excellent company. It; s no less than bedazzling, bewitching and be-wonderful."- - Christopher Buckley , New York Times Book Review Who says you can; t run away from your problems? You are a failed...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Let Me Lie

Let Me Lie - 2018

by Clare Mackintosh

Summary: The stunning new novel from Clare Mackintosh, the international bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You.

The police say it was suicide.
Anna says it was murder.
They're both wrong.

Last year, Tom and Caroline Johnson chose to end their lives, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unwilling to accept the verdict of suicide.

Now with a baby herself, Anna feels her mother's...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Psychological • Thrillers

The Library at the Edge of the World

The Library at the Edge of the World - 2017

by Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Summary: November 2017 LibraryReads Pick
In the bestselling tradition of Fannie Flagg and Jenny Colgan comes Felicity Hayes-McCoy's U.S. debut about a local librarian who must find a way to rebuild her community and her own life in this touching, enchanting novel set on Ireland's stunning West Coast.
As she drives her mobile library van between villages of Ireland's West Coast, Hanna Casey tries not to think about a lot of things. Like the sophisticated lifestyle she abandoned after finding her...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Lies She Told

Lies She Told - 2017

by Cate Holahan

Summary: SEPTEMBER 2017 SELECTION FOR BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB ONE OF KIRKUS; BEST BOOKS OF 2017 From the author of the USA Today bestselling novel, The Widower; s Wife , comes an electrifying story of love and deceit. The truth can be darker than fiction. Liza Cole, a once-successful novelist whose career has seen better days, has one month to write the thriller that could land her back on the bestseller list. Meanwhile, she; s struggling to start a family, but her husband is distracted by the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Limelight

Limelight - 2018

by Amy Poeppel

Summary: "Outstanding...A tribute to Broadway, teen celebrity life, and a mother who has now seen it all, this work is tough love at its finest and a great read for those wanting a ride on the wild side."-Booklist (starred review)

Best New Books You Should Read This Spring-PopSugar

In a smart and funny new novel by the author of the critically acclaimed, "big-hearted, charming" (The Washington Post) Small Admissions, a family's move to New York City brings surprises and humor as their...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

Long, Tall Cowboy Christmas

Long, Tall Cowboy Christmas - 2017

by Carolyn Brown

Summary: "This goes down like a cup of hot cocoa—warm and sweet." — Entertainment Weekly Nash Lamont is a man about as solitary as they come. That; s exactly why ranch life in middle-of-nowhere Happy, Texas suits him. So what the heck is he doing letting a beautiful widow and her three rambunctious children temporarily move in? Before he knows it, they; re stringing Christmas lights and decorating the tree... and he; s having the time of his life. But after everything he; s been through,...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Love and Ruin

Love and Ruin - 2018

by Paula McLain

Summary: The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn-a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century.

In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict....  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Luckiest Cowboy of All--Two full books for the price of one

Luckiest Cowboy of All--Two full books for the price of one - 2018

by Carolyn Brown

Summary: TWO FULL NOVELS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE—AN ALL-NEW CAROLYN BROWN BOOK PLUS HOMETOWN COWBOY BY SARA RICHARDSON A secret baby brings a second chance for love. Carlene Varner; s homecoming isn; t exactly going according to plan. She thought she; d have some time to adjust before introducing her daughter to Jace Dawson, the father her little girl has never known. Instead, within days of her arrival, her house burns down and she and Tilly have no choice but to move in with the sexy cowboy himself...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

The Lullaby Girl

The Lullaby Girl - 2017

by Loreth Anne White

Summary: Detective Angie Pallorino took down a serial killer permanently and, according to her superiors, with excessive force. Benched on a desk assignment for twelve months, Angie struggles to maintain her sense of identity-if she's not a detective, who is she? Then a decades-old cold case washes ashore, pulling her into an investigation she recognizes as deeply personal.
Angie's lover and partner, James Maddocks, sees it, too. But spearheading an ongoing probe into a sex-trafficking ring while...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

Macbeth

Macbeth - 2018

by Jo Nesbo

Summary: A HEART-POUNDING NEW THRILLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SNOWMAN AND THE THIRST
 
Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo's Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom-a master of manipulation named Hecate-has connections with the highest in power, and plans to...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Psychological • Spies & Intrigue • Thrillers

The Man Who Wasn't There

The Man Who Wasn't There - 2016

by Michael Hjorth

Summary: On the side of a mountain in Sweden, six bodies have been found. Skeletons, more precisely. These bodies were buried a long time ago. And for Sebastian Bergman that just makes the investigation into who they are, who killed them, and why, even more complex. Because Bergman has, of course, found himself on the investigating team. At first it was a chance to escape his ex-girlfriend and spend some time with his daughter, Vanja. An opportunity to try and build a relationship with her before it's...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Man Who Watched Women: A Sebastian Bergman Thriller

The Man Who Watched Women: A Sebastian Bergman Thriller - 2015

by Michael Hjorth

Summary: Scandinavian crime writing at its best from the creators of hit television shows, Wallander and The Bridge.
     As a heatwave blazes in Stockholm, a series of women are found brutally murdered and the Criminal Investigation Department is getting nowhere. The murders bear all the hallmarks of Edward Hinde, the serial killer jailed by psychological profiler Sebastian Bergman fifteen years earlier.
     Sebastian desperately needs some order in his chaotic life. The revelation...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Marie Antoinette and The Hidden Door of Versailles

Marie Antoinette and The Hidden Door of Versailles - 2017

by Teri L. Reynolds

Summary: "Whimsical and Intriguing...Francophiles will love The Hidden Door of Versailles." ~Jennifer L. Scott, author of the New York Times Bestselling Madame Chic Series. Follow Marie Antoinette on an unexpected journey where she must choose between love and duty. Place: The Palace of Versailles Date: November 1773 A young Marie Antoinette has left her home in Austria and fulfilled her duty to marry Louis XVI. Late one night she steps through a hidden door and enters a world she does not know or...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Marked In Flesh

Marked In Flesh - 2016

by Anne Bishop

Summary: In the fourth novel in Anne Bishop; s New York Times bestselling series, the Others will need to decide how much humanity they; re willing to tolerate—both within themselves and their community... Since the Others allied themselves with the cassandra sangue , the fragile yet powerful human blood prophets who were being exploited by their own kind, the dynamic between humans and Others has changed. Some, such as Simon Wolfgard, wolf shifter and leader of the Lakeside Courtyard, and blood...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Mars Room

The Mars Room - 2018

by Rachel Kushner

Summary: From twice National Book Award-nominated Rachel Kushner, whose Flamethrowers was called "the best, most brazen, most interesting book of the year" (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine), comes a spectacularly compelling, heart-stopping novel about a life gone off the rails in contemporary America.

It's 2003 and Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility, deep in California's Central Valley. Outside is the world from which she has...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Masterpiece

The Masterpiece - 2018

by Francine Rivers

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece. A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want—money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman; s past seem to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun - 2018

by Trish Cook

Summary: A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING BELLA THORNE!
A heartbreaking tale of love, loss and one nearly perfect summer - perfect for fans of The Fault In Our Stars and Love, Simon.

Seventeen-year-old Katie Price has a rare disease that makes exposure to even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Confined to her house during the day, her company is limited to her widowed father and her best (okay, only) friend. It isn't until after nightfall that Katie's world opens up, when she takes her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Miles to Go

Miles to Go - 2011

by Richard Paul Evans

Summary: Alan Christoffersen, a once-successful advertising executive, wakes one morning to find himself injured, alone, and confined to a hospital bed in Spokane, Washington. Sixteen days earlier, reeling from the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business, Alan left everything he knew behind and set off on an extraordinary cross-country journey. Carrying only a backpack, he planned to walk to Key West, the farthest destination on his map. But a vicious roadside stabbing has interrupted Alan;...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Miss Julia Raises the Roof

Miss Julia Raises the Roof - 2018

by Ann B. Ross

Summary: The nineteenth installment of the beloved and New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series

With her husband Sam off on a trip to Europe, Miss Julia reckons it's about time to roll up her sleeves and be of some use to her community. It's then that she hears that the nosy do-gooder Madge Taylor and the new pastor Rucker are embarking on a mission to buy up the vacant house next door to Hazel Marie and establish a group home for wayward teenagers. No stranger to taking in the down-and-out...  read more »

Genres: Cozy • Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Munich

Munich - 2018

by Robert Harris

Summary: From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy—a new spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, set against the backdrop of the fateful Munich Conference of September, 1938. Guy Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Rikard von Holz is on the staff of the German Foreign Office—and secretly a member of the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

MURDER AT HOME a gripping crime mystery full of twists

MURDER AT HOME a gripping crime mystery full of twists - 2017

by FAITH MARTIN

Summary: Looking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective? Discover one of the UK's most popular detective series.

Meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.

Flo Jenkins is found murdered in her armchair, a paperknife sticking out of her chest. The old woman was well liked and nothing seems to have been stolen from her home. And it was common knowledge that she only had weeks to live.

Why kill a dying...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY a gripping crime mystery full of twists

MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY a gripping crime mystery full of twists - 2017

by FAITH MARTIN

Genres: Crime • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

MURDER IN THE FAMILY a gripping crime mystery full of twists

MURDER IN THE FAMILY a gripping crime mystery full of twists - 2017

by FAITH MARTIN

Summary: Looking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective?

Then meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.

15-year-old Billy Davies is found dead in his father's shed. A pair of gardening shears thrust brutally into his chest.

DI Hillary Greene tries to get to the bottom of this baffling crime.

How had Billy come into contact with such a vicious killer? Who wanted him dead and why? The...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

MURDER IN THE MEADOW a gripping crime mystery full of twists

MURDER IN THE MEADOW a gripping crime mystery full of twists - 2018

by FAITH MARTIN

Summary: Looking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective?

Meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.

Wayne Sutton is found dead by a stream in a beautiful meadow. His head has been bashed in and a red paper heart left on his body. The handsome young artist had a reputation as a ladies' man.

DI Hillary Greene discovers that many wealthy married women were buying his paintings and taking 'private' art...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

MURDER IN THE VILLAGE a gripping crime mystery full of twists

MURDER IN THE VILLAGE a gripping crime mystery full of twists - 2017

by FAITH MARTIN

Summary: Looking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective?

Then meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.

A would-be politician is found battered to death in the kitchen of his expensive home in a lovely Oxfordshire village. His wife's alibi is full of holes and there's another woman in the background. And what about his seemingly mild-mannered political rival?

DI Hillary Greene tries to get to the...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Murder of Crows

Murder of Crows - 2014

by Anne Bishop

Summary: Return to New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop; s world of the Others—where supernatural entities and humans struggle to co-exist, and one woman has begun to change all the rules... After winning the trust of the Others residing in the Lakeside Courtyard, Meg Corbyn has had trouble figuring out what it means to live among them. As a human, Meg should be barely tolerated prey, but her abilities as a cassandra sangue make her something more. The appearance of two addictive drugs...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

MURDER OF THE BRIDE a gripping crime mystery full of twists

MURDER OF THE BRIDE a gripping crime mystery full of twists - 2017

by FAITH MARTIN

Summary: Looking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective?

Then meet DI HILLARY GREENE, the police woman with a nose for the truth and a talent for trouble.

DI Hillary Greene is called out to attend a suspicious death at Three Oaks Farm in the picturesque village of Steeple Barton.

The large farmhouse is filled with music and revellers, but when she steps into the farm's cowshed, Hillary finds a dead bride. Dressed in a sumptuous white wedding...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL a gripping crime mystery full of twists

MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL a gripping crime mystery full of twists - 2017

by FAITH MARTIN

Summary: Looking for a brilliant murder mystery with a feisty female detective?

MEET DI HILLARY GREENE, A POLICE WOMAN FIGHTING TO SAVE HER CAREER.

Not only has she lost her husband, but his actions have put her under investigation for corruption.

Then a bashed and broken body is found floating in the Oxford Canal. It looks like the victim fell off a boat, but Hillary is not so sure. Her investigation exposes a dark background to the death.

Can Hillary clear her name and...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

My Dear Hamilton of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton

My Dear Hamilton of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton - 2018

by Stephanie Dray

Summary: "Not since I read Erik Larson's Dead Wake have I had such an edge-of-my-seat immersion into historical events. [...] No study of Alexander Hamilton would be complete without reading this book."-Karen White, New York Times bestselling author
From the New York Times bestselling authors of America's First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton-a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. In this...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

My Unexpected Forever

My Unexpected Forever - 2017

by Heidi Mclaughlin

Summary: I expected a life of music. I expected to raise my son. It took one look to make everything change. I never expected happiness. I never expected to find her. I never expected to feel desire. I never expected I’d be a family man I never expected to be loved. I never expected to fall in love. They say you should expect the unexpected, I didn’t realize my unexpected would be the forever kind.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Nantucket Wedding

A Nantucket Wedding - 2018

by Nancy Thayer

Summary: Wedding bells are ringing, a family is reunited, and new love is blooming-for better or worse-in this captivating novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Island House and Secrets in Summer.

A few years after losing her beloved husband, Alison is doing something she never thought she would do again: getting married. While placing the finishing touches on her summer nuptials, Alison is anxious to introduce her fiance, David, to her grown daughters: Felicity, a worried...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

A Night of Forever

A Night of Forever - 2016

by Bronwen Evans

Summary: Distrust is no match for desire as a proper young miss and a self-professed rogue hunt down a murderer in this thrilling Disgraced Lords novel from the USA Today bestselling author of A Kiss of Lies and A Taste of Seduction . Arend Aubury trusts no one besides his fellow Libertine Scholars. After his family escaped from France, penniless and persecuted, only the Scholars took him in. So when the stepdaughter of the villainess who has been plotting against them approaches Arend with allegations...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

No Other Duke Will Do

No Other Duke Will Do - 2017

by Grace Burrowes

Summary: "Smart, sexy, and oh-so-romantic." --Mary Balogh

Julian St. David, Duke of Haverford, is barely keeping his head above water in a sea of inherited debts. Though he has a long-term plan to restore the family finances, his sister has a much faster solution: host a house party for London's single young ladies and find Julian a wealthy bride.
Elizabeth Windham has no interest in marriage, but a recent scandal has forced her hand. As much as she'd rather be reading Shakespeare than...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Not That I Could Tell

Not That I Could Tell - 2018

by Jessica Strawser

Summary: An innocent night of fun takes a shocking turn in Not That I Could Tell , the next page-turner from Jessica Strawser. When a group of neighborhood women gathers, wine in hand, around a fire pit where their backyards meet one Saturday night, most of them are just ecstatic to have discovered that their baby monitors reach that far. It; s a rare kid-free night, and they; re giddy with it. They drink too much, and the conversation turns personal. By Monday morning, one of them is gone. Everyone...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

One Clean Shot: The Rookie Club Book 2

One Clean Shot: The Rookie Club Book 2 - 2017

by Danielle Girard

Summary: Hailey Wyatt's life is finally settling into a sort of normalcy after the tragedy that struck her family. Or it seems that way until an investigation into the homicide of two powerful San Francisco residents is suddenly the center of a media frenzy.
Because someone is taking a strong stance against guns... and they're willing to kill to make sure they're heard.
The department has a message for Hailey, as well. Solve the case. Quickly. Or else.
Worse, the only connection between the...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Suspense • Thrillers

One Dog Night

One Dog Night - 2011

by David Rosenfelt

Summary: For six years Noah Galloway has lived with a horrible secret and the fear that his rebuilt life could be shattered at any moment. Now his dread has become a certainty, and he has been arrested for the arson murder of twenty-six people. What he needs now is defense lawyer Andy Carpenter, who most definitely is not in the market for a new client. So Noah plays his hole card: a shared love for Andy; s golden retriever, Tara, and the knowledge of what her life was like before Andy rescued her....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

One in a Million

One in a Million - 2016

by Susan Mallery

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery, a fan—favorite story reminding us that sometimes the greatest love is the one you least expect. Stephanie Wynne has given up on finding a man who can help her raise her kids instead of acting like one himself—as her late husband did most of the time. No, she; s in control of her own life now. Maybe she; s just a little lonely, but there are temporary solutions for that... FBI negotiator Nash Harmon is trained to be cool and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

One More Promise

One More Promise - 2018

by Samantha Chase

Summary: Dylan Anders is making amends. After hitting rock bottom, he; s got something to prove and this time, there; s no looking back. Unfortunately, looking forward has him trying to volunteer for a literacy campaign where he has to win the approval of the one woman who seems unaffected by his charm. He never expected it to be easy, but he certainly never expected to have to work quite so hard to win one woman; s approval. Ambitious Paige Walters is ecstatic when she; s hired to recruit musicians for...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Only Child

Only Child - 2018

by Rhiannon Navin

Summary: " Only Child triumphs. Zach, at only 6 years old, understands more about the human heart than the broken adults around him. His hope and optimism as he sets out to execute his plan will have every reader cheering him on, and believing in happy endings even in the face of such tragedy. . . . Navin manages to make Zach; s voice heartbreakingly believable."—Ann Hood, The Washington Post "Perfect for fans of Room ... a heartbreaking but important novel." — Real Simple Readers of Jodi...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Only Story: A novel

The Only Story: A novel - 2018

by Julian Barnes

Summary: From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending, a novel about a young man on the cusp of adulthood and a woman who has long been there, a love story shot through with sheer beauty, profound sadness, and deep truth.

Most of us have only one story to tell. I don't mean that only one thing happens to us in our lives: there are countless events, which we turn into countless stories. But there's only one that matters, only one finally worth telling. This is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Thrillers

Only the Lucky

Only the Lucky - 2017

by Linda Castillo

Summary: Bucolic Painters Mill is plunged into darkness in this new short mystery, from the New York Times bestselling author of Among the Wicked , featuring Chief of Police Kate Burkholder. It; s Friday the 13th in Painters Mill and rumors of an Amish "rager"—a huge outdoor party rife with underage drinking—puts Chief of Police Kate Burkholder and her small department on edge. To make matters worse, Painters Mill is in the midst of a county-wide power outage. At the height of the rager, a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Other Lady Vanishes

The Other Lady Vanishes - 2018

by Amanda Quick

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Knew Too Much sweeps readers back to 1930s California--where the most dazzling of illusions can't hide the darkest secrets...

After escaping from a private sanitarium, Adelaide Blake arrives in Burning Cove, California, desperate to start over.

Working at an herbal tea shop puts her on the radar of those who frequent the seaside resort town: Hollywood movers and shakers always in need of hangover cures and tonics. One such...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

Outlaw Mountain

Outlaw Mountain - 2009

by J. A. Jance

Summary: Alice Rogers, an elderly widow, is dead, found murdered in the Arizona desert. It; s easy enough to pin the killing on the teens caught driving her car across the Mexican border, but Sheriff Brady isn; t about to let it go at that. Alice was something of a free spirit, with a penchant for Scotch, the glitter of Las Vegas, and a romance with a man twenty years her junior. Her hot-tempered daughter Susan suspects Mom; s boyfriend--her former handyman who moved in instead of moving on when he...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Outsider

The Outsider - 2018

by Stephen King

Summary: An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories.

An eleven-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Overkill: An Alex Hawke Novel

Overkill: An Alex Hawke Novel - 2018

by Ted Bell

Summary: Putting it all on the line to rescue his kidnapped son pits counterspy Alex Hawke against Russian President Vladimir Putin in this action-packed thriller from New York Times bestselling author Ted Bell.
On a ski vacation in the Swiss Alps high above St. Moritz, Alex Hawke and his young son, Alexei, are thrust into danger when the tram carrying them to the top of the mountain bursts into flame, separating the two. Before he can reach Alexei, the boy is snatched from the burning cable car by...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Spies & Intrigue • Thrillers

The Overstory

The Overstory - 2018

by Richard Powers

Summary: A monumental novel about trees and people by one of our most "prodigiously talented" (The New York Times Book Review) novelists.
An Air Force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back into life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Party

The Party - 2017

by Robyn Harding

Summary: In this stunning and provocative domestic drama about a sweet sixteen birthday party that goes horribly awry, a wealthy family in San Francisco finds their picture-perfect life unraveling, their darkest secrets revealed, and their friends turned to enemies.

One invitation. A lifetime of regrets.

Sweet sixteen. It's an exciting coming-of-age, a milestone, and a rite of passage. Jeff and Kim Sanders plan on throwing a party for their daughter, Hannah-a sweet girl with good grades...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Pearl Sister: Book Four

The Pearl Sister: Book Four - 2018

by Lucinda Riley

Summary: From the breathtaking beaches of Thailand to the barely tamed wilds of colonial Australia, The Pearl Sister is the next captivating story in New York Times bestselling author Lucinda Riley's epic series about two women searching for a place to call home.

CeCe D'Apliese has always felt like an outcast. But following the death of her father-the reclusive billionaire affectionately called Pa Salt by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe-she finds herself more alone than ever....  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Pelican Point: A Hope Harbor Novel

Pelican Point: A Hope Harbor Novel - 2018

by Irene Hannon

Summary: A crumbling lighthouse is not part of the inheritance Army doctor Ben Garrison expects to claim when he journeys to Hope Harbor. Fresh out of the service, he wants only to unload the tower of bricks, decompress from years of treating battlefield trauma, and prepare to launch his civilian career.

Hope Harbor Herald editor Marci Weber has other ideas. She may not be a Hope Harbor native, but the small Oregon seaside town has become home--and she's determined to save the Pelican Point...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Contemporary • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance

The Perfect Mother

The Perfect Mother - 2018

by Aimee Molloy

Summary: THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE SUMMER-SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SCANDAL'S KERRY WASHINGTON
An addictive psychological thriller about a group of women whose lives become unexpectedly connected when one of their newborns goes missing.
A night out. A few hours of fun. That's all it was meant to be.
They call themselves the May Mothers-a group of new moms whose babies were born in the same month. Twice a week, they get together in Brooklyn's Prospect Park for some...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Suspense • Thrillers

Prince of Dreams

Prince of Dreams - 2009

by Lisa Kleypas

Summary: A wealthy and bitter exile, he most dangerous and desirable man in all of England, he burns to possess a proud, headstrong beauty who is promised to another. But winning Emma Stokehurst; s exquisite hand through threats and determination does nothing to fill the empty spaces in Nikola; s heart—until passion; s magic carries the handsome, tormented prince back to a bygone era of splendor and romantic dreams. For there his destiny awaits him in a distant life. And in one remarkable woman; s...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Punishment She Deserves

The Punishment She Deserves - 2018

by Elizabeth George

Summary: Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England The cozy, bucolic town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most revered and respected citizens—Ian Druitt, the local deacon—is accused of a serious crime. Then, while in police custody, Ian is found dead. Did he kill himself? Or was he murdered? When Barbara...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel

The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel - 2018

by Elizabeth George

Summary: Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England

The cozy, bucolic town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most revered and respected citizens--Ian Druitt, the local deacon--is accused of a serious crime. Then, while in police custody, Ian is found dead. Did he kill himself? Or was he murdered?

When Barbara...  read more »

Genres: British Detectives • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals

Queen Anne's Lace

Queen Anne's Lace - 2018

by Susan Wittig Albert

Summary: A present day ghost leads China Bayles to a secret from Pecan Springs's past in this haunting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert.

While helping Ruby Wilcox clean up the loft above their shops, China comes upon a box of antique handcrafted lace and old photographs. Following the discovery, she hears a woman humming an old Scottish ballad and smells the delicate scent of lavender....

Soon, strange happenings start to occur in Thyme and Seasons:...  read more »

Genres: Cozy • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Women Sleuths

The Queen of Sorrow: Book Three of The Queens of Renthia

The Queen of Sorrow: Book Three of The Queens of Renthia - 2018

by Sarah Beth Durst

Summary: The battle between vicious spirits and strong-willed queens that started in the award-winning The Queen of Blood and continued in the powerful The Reluctant Queen comes to a stunning conclusion in The Queen of Sorrow, the final volume of Sarah Beth Durst's Queens of Renthia trilogy.
Queen Daleina has yearned to bring peace and prosperity to her beloved forest home-a hope that seemed doomed when neighboring forces invaded Aratay. Now, with the powerful Queen Naelin ruling by her side, Daleina...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Magic & Wizards • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Queen of the Darkness

Queen of the Darkness - 1999

by Anne Bishop

Summary: In the astonishing conclusion of Anne Bishop; s Black Jewels Trilogy, the Dark Court has been formed and the end—for some—draws exceedingly near... Jaenelle Angelline now reigns as Queen—protector of the Shadow Realm. No longer will the corrupt Blood slaughter her people and defile her lands. But where one chapter ends, a final, unseen battle remains to be written, and Jaenelle must unleash the terrible power that is Witch to destroy her enemies once and for all. Even so, she...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Random Road: Introducing Geneva Chase

Random Road: Introducing Geneva Chase - 2017

by Thomas Kies

Summary: It's a crime scene worthy of Hieronymus Bosch, so shocking and so senseless it challenges the local law and intrigues veteran reporter Geneva Chase whose career may be dying alongside that of her small town newspaper.

The Sheffield Post headline shouts, "Cops Call Murder Scene 'Slaughterhouse." On the scene, Genie spurs the Deputy Police Chief to tell her quietly, "Six bodies...all nude...hacked to pieces." Even tough Geneva shivers. How could such a slaughter happen on Connecticut's...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Women Sleuths

The Recipe Box

The Recipe Box - 2018

by Viola Shipman

Summary: "Filled with cherished memories and treasured recipes, The Recipe Box is a touching tribute to the women and food that unite us and connect our past to the present." ―Richard Paul Evans, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"An easy, delightful novel" -Good Housekeeping
In The Recipe Box, bestselling beloved author Viola Shipman spins a tale about a lost young woman and the family recipe box that changes her life.
Growing up in northern Michigan, Samantha "Sam" Mullins felt trapped...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Red Alert: An NYPD Red Mystery

Red Alert: An NYPD Red Mystery - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act or terrorism--or a homicide?

A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD task force investigate, and the intimate details of the director's life remind them of their own impossible...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Suspense • Thrillers

Red Alert--An NYPD Red Mystery

Red Alert--An NYPD Red Mystery - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: The richest of New York; s rich gather at The Pierre; s Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act or terrorism—or a homicide? A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD task force investigate, and the intimate details of the director; s life remind them of their own impossible...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow - 2018

by Jason Matthews

Summary: Now a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton!

From veteran CIA officer Jason Matthews, the electrifying, New York Times bestselling modern spy thriller, Red Sparrow.

In contemporary Russia, state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova has been drafted to become a "Sparrow"-a spy trained in the art of seduction to elicit information from their marks. She's been assigned to Nathaniel Nash, a CIA officer who handles the organization's most sensitive...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Revealed

Revealed - 2006

by Tamera Alexander

Summary: From #1 CBA bestselling author Tamera Alexander, book 2 in the blockbuster historical Fountain Creek Chronicles series . . .     Annabelle Grayson has been given a second chance at life, but she can't claim it with the cloud of her past hanging over her in Willow Springs. After her husband dies, she advertises for a trail guide to accompany her to land waiting for her in Idaho--and a most unlikely candidate applies for the job.
Matthew Taylor is a man on the run, with consequences of...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The River House

The River House - 2018

by Carla Neggers

Summary: In this charming novel about the search for love, home and family, New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers takes readers on a journey to an irresistible town they'll want to return to over and over again

Felicity MacGregor loves organizing social events for others, but her own personal life is a different story. After a brief but failed attempt at a career as a financial analyst, she returned to Knights Bridge, where she enjoys running a thriving party-planning...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Road Home

The Road Home - 2018

by Beverly Lewis

Summary: Sent from Michigan to Pennsylvania following the tragic death of her Amish parents, Lena Rose Schwartz grieves her loss and the separation from her nine siblings. Beside the fact that Lena has never been so far from home, she hasn't met the family she will now be living with. But worse than that is having to live apart from her close-knit brothers and sisters. How will they manage without her to care for them--especially six-year-old Chris? And will her new beau, Hans Bontrager, continue to...  read more »

Genres: Amish & Mennonite • Christian • Family Life • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance

The Road to Grace

The Road to Grace - 2012

by Richard Paul Evans

Summary: Join one of America; s beloved storytellers on a walk like no other: one man; s unrelenting search for hope. Reeling from the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business, Alan Christoffersen, a once-successful advertising executive, has left everything he knew behind and set off on an extraordinary cross-country journey. Carrying only a backpack, he is walking from Seattle to Key West, the farthest destination on his map. Now almost halfway through his trek, Alan sets out to walk the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Robert B. Parker's Old Black Magic

Robert B. Parker's Old Black Magic - 2018

by Ace Atkins

Summary: Iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser delves into the black market art scene to investigate a decades-long unsolved crime of dangerous proportions.

The heist was legendary, still talked about twenty years after the priceless paintings disappeared from one of Boston's premier art museums. Most thought the art was lost forever, buried deep, sold off overseas, or, worse, destroyed as incriminating evidence. But when paint chips from the most valuable piece stolen, Gentlemen in Black by...  read more »

Genres: British Detectives • Hard-Boiled • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

A Rogue of Her Own

A Rogue of Her Own - 2018

by Grace Burrowes

Summary: New York Times bestselling series! "Smart, sexy, and oh-so romantic." -Mary Balogh For Miss Charlotte Windham, the best way to maintain her spinsterhood-and her independence-is a teeny, tiny brush with scandal. She chooses wealthy, handsome upstart Lucas Sherbourne as her unwitting accomplice. He; s intelligent, logical, and ambitious. What Charlotte doesn; t count on is that one kiss will lead them straight to the altar. Sherbourne has no love for polite society, nor is he keen on being...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Salem Falls

Salem Falls - 2001

by Jodi Picoult

Summary: When Jack St. Bride arrives by chance in the sleepy New England town of Salem Falls, he decides to reinvent himself. Tall, blond, and handsome, Jack was once a beloved teacher and soccer coach at a girls; prep school -- until a student; s crush sparked a powder keg of accusation and robbed him of his reputation. Now, working for minimum wage washing dishes for Addie Peabody at the Do-Or-Diner, Jack buries his past, content to become the mysterious stranger who has appeared out of the blue....  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Savior's Champion

The Savior's Champion - 2018

by Jenna Moreci

Summary: Tobias Kaya doesn't care about The Savior. He doesn't care that She's the Ruler of the realm or that She purified the land, and he certainly doesn't care that She's of age to be married. But when competing for Her hand proves to be his last chance to save his family, he's forced to make The Savior his priority.
Now Tobias is thrown into the Sovereign's Tournament with nineteen other men, and each of them is fighting - and killing - for the chance to rule at The Savior's side. Instantly his...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Magic & Wizards • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Season of Blessing

Season of Blessing - 2009

by Beverly Lahaye

Summary: The fourth and final novel about the trials and joys of the residents of Cedar Circle. Sylvia Bryan has been feeling weak and tired, but is shocked when her internist finds a malignant lump in her breast. She and her husband can; t understand why God is allowing cancer to attack at a time when their missionary work is going so well. As Sylvia undergoes a mastectomy and chemotherapy, the rest of the neighbors pull together to support her, even while coping with the stress of their own lives....  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Sebastian Bergman

Sebastian Bergman - 2012

by Hjorth Rosenfeldt

Summary: 1 SOFTCOVER BOOK - Amazon

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Send Down the Rain: New from the author of The Mountain Between Us and the New York Times bestselle

Send Down the Rain: New from the author of The Mountain Between Us and the New York Times bestselle - 2018

by Charles Martin

Summary: "Martin's latest is another beautifully written winner. . . Amazingly heartfelt statements about love, loss and the true meaning of friendship will resonate deeply with readers." --RT Book Reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Mountain Between Us comes a new, spellbinding story of buried secrets, lost love, and the promise of second chances.
Allie is still recovering from the loss of her family's beloved waterfront restaurant on Florida's Gulf Coast when she loses her...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance

Shadow Wings

Shadow Wings - 2018

by Raye Wagner

Summary: I will never be controlled again. A manipulative dragon shifter. A sexy phaetyn prince. Me? I shouldn't even exist. With peace established in Verald, I should be free; Lord Tyrrik is liberated from his blood oath, after all. But the freedom in Verald is an illusion. If I remain, destruction will surely follow. As soon as I come into my powers, the blood-thirsty emperor of Draecon will know. Even now, he is hunting me. When a Phaetyn prince arrives promising safety, the solution seems perfect. A...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Magic & Wizards • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Shattered Mirror: An Eve Duncan Novel

Shattered Mirror: An Eve Duncan Novel - 2018

by Iris Johansen

Summary: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Silencing Eve (January 2014) comes Shattered Mirror, a new explosive thriller featuring forensic sculptor Eve Duncan.
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is once again thrown into a deadly game of intrigue when she receives a cryptic package containing a skull and a two sided mirror. Eve is determined to reconstruct the skull and uncover the mystery of the person's identity, and when she does, the face of a beautiful woman begins to emerge. But who...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Shoot First

Shoot First - 2018

by Stuart Woods

Summary: In the latest nonstop adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington must defend a woman whose business--and life--are under threat.

Stone Barrington is enjoying a round of golf in Key West when the game is violently interrupted--and it seems as if the target of the disturbance may have been one of his playing companions, the brilliant businesswoman behind a software startup on the cutting edge of technology. Soon, it becomes clear that this incident...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Shotgun Bride

Shotgun Bride - 2003

by Linda Lael Miller

Summary: One special lady will help this cowboy lawman win his father; s ranch — and steal his heart in the bargain.... Kade McKettrick; s got five mail-order brides-to-be camped out at the local hotel, all more than eager to provide him with the heir that will win him the Triple M ranch. But Kade, the newly appointed marshal, has his hands full with a troublesome outlaw gang. Why, then, is he so easily distracted by pretty "Sister Mandy" — who most assuredly is not the nun she claims to be?...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Silent Companions

The Silent Companions - 2018

by Laura Purcell

Summary: "If The Silent Companions lands on your night table, don't plan on leaving your bed anytime soon." -Lyndsay Faye, bestselling author of Jane Steele

When newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband's crumbling country estate, what greets her is far from the life of wealth and privilege she was expecting . . .
                 
When Elsie married handsome young heir Rupert Bainbridge, she believed she was destined for a life of...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatura

The Silent Girl

The Silent Girl - 2017

by Michael Hjorth

Summary: An idyllic white, two-storey, beautiful house in Sweden. Inside, a family has been brutally murdered - mother, father and two young children all shot in broad daylight. And the killer has got away. Sebastian Bergman has been brought in to solve the crime, but with no credible suspects, he is at a dead end.
Until he discovers that there was a witness to the crime. A young girl who saw it all happen, and she has fled, in fear for her life.
Bergman has to track the young girl down before...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals

The Silent Wife

The Silent Wife - 2017

by Kerry Fisher

Summary: Would you risk everything for the man you loved? Even if you knew he; d done something terrible?A heart wrenching and gripping tale. I was hooked from the very first page.; Write Escape Lara; s life looks perfect on the surface. Gorgeous doting husband Massimo, sweet little son Sandro and the perfect home. Lara knows something about Massimo. Something she can; t tell anyone else or everything Massimo has worked so hard for will be destroyed: his job, their reputation, their son. This secret is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Sixth Day

The Sixth Day - 2018

by Catherine Coulter

Summary: Special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine take on a ruthless mastermind in the fifth highly anticipated thriller in the New York Times bestselling A Brit in the FBI series.

When several major political figures die mysteriously, officials declare the deaths are from natural causes. Then the German Vice-Chancellor dies on the steps of 10 Downing Street, and a drone is spotted hovering over the scene. The truth becomes clear-these high-profile deaths are well-constructed...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Slow Satisfaction

Slow Satisfaction - 2014

by Cecilia Tan

Summary: James has finally pushed Karina beyond her limit—not her limit for kinky sex play, but for his extreme secrecy. She has had enough and breaks things off. But James won; t give up on Karina and will do whatever it takes to get her back. He; s ready to share his deepest, darkest secrets, but is Karina ready to hear them? James offers Karina not only the truth but a place at his side... onstage. He wants Karina to star in his final musical production and enter his life and his world fully...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Someone to Care

Someone to Care - 2018

by Mary Balogh

Summary: Once the Countess of Riverdale, Viola Kingsley throws all caution to the wind when adventure calls in the form of a handsome aristocrat. . . .

Two years after the death of the Earl of Riverdale, his family has overcome the shame of being stripped of their titles and fortune--except for his onetime countess, Viola. With her children grown and herself no longer part of the social whirl of the ton, she is uncertain where to look for happiness--until quite by accident her path crosses once...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance

Sometimes I Lie

Sometimes I Lie - 2018

by Alice Feeney

Summary: "Boldly plotted, tightly knotted―a provocative true-or-false thriller that deepens and darkens to its ink-black finale. Marvelous." ―AJ Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:
1. I'm in a coma.
2. My husband doesn't love me anymore.
3. Sometimes I lie.
Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Thrillers

Song of Blood & Stone: Earthsinger Chronicles, Book One

Song of Blood & Stone: Earthsinger Chronicles, Book One - 2018

by L. Penelope

Genres: Fantasy • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

STALKER ON THE FENS a gripping crime thriller full of twists

STALKER ON THE FENS a gripping crime thriller full of twists - 2016

by Joy Eliis

Summary: DETECTIVE NIKKI GALENA'S FRIEND THINKS SHE HAS A DEADLY STALKER

DI Nikki Galena's friend Helen Brook is involved in a serious accident where she is trapped in a collapsed cellar. After her hard-won recovery, Helen is still getting flashbacks to a man she says was down there with her and who confessed to a murder. But no trace of this man can be found.

Then Helen tells Nikki that someone is watching her. But is all this in her friend's imagination and part of her post-traumatic...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers

The Stranger from the Sea

The Stranger from the Sea - 2011

by Winston Graham

Summary: The Stranger From the Sea is the eighth novel in Winston Graham; s hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1810. The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington; s army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark; s dramatic rescue of the stranger from the sea . Stephen Carrington; s arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Summer Hours at the Robbers Library

Summer Hours at the Robbers Library - 2018

by Sue Halpern

Summary: From journalist and author Sue Halpern comes a wry, observant look at contemporary life and its refugees.  Halpern's novel is an unforgettable tale of family...the kind you come from and the kind you create.
People are drawn to libraries for all kinds of reasons. Most come for the books themselves, of course; some come to borrow companionship. For head librarian Kit, the public library in Riverton, New Hampshire, offers what she craves most: peace. Here, no one expects Kit to talk about the...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

The Sun and Her Flowers

The Sun and Her Flowers - 2017

by Rupi Kaur

Summary: Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms. this is the recipe of lifesaid my motheras she held me in her arms as i wept think of those flowers you plantin the garden each year they will teach youthat people toomust wiltfallrootrisein order to bloom 

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Poetry

Surrender to the Highlander

Surrender to the Highlander - 2018

by Lynsay Sands

Summary: In New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands; captivating romance, a lass targeted by an unknown foe is saved—and seduced—by a bold Highlander Edith Drummond owes her life to Niels Buchanan and his brothers. Waking after an illness to a castle overrun by rugged Highlanders is disconcerting, but so is learning that she; s slowly being poisoned. Niels insists on staying by her side, and Edith soon discovers that even more dangerous is her wild attraction to the fierce warrior....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweet Vengeance

Sweet Vengeance - 2018

by Fern Michaels

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels; new novel is a deeply satisfying and uplifting story of one woman; s journey from heartbreak to triumph. Tessa Jamison couldn; t have imagined anything worse than losing her beloved twin girls and husband—until she was convicted of their murder. For ten years, she has counted off the days in Florida; s Correctional Center for Women, fully expecting to die behind bars. Fighting to prove her innocence holds little appeal now that her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweet Vengeance

Sweet Vengeance - 2018

by Fern Michaels

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels' new novel is a deeply satisfying and uplifting story of one woman's journey from heartbreak to triumph.  

Tessa Jamison couldn't have imagined anything worse than losing her beloved twin girls and husband-until she was convicted of their murder. For ten years, she has counted off the days in Florida's Correctional Center for Women, fully expecting to die behind bars. Fighting to prove her innocence holds little appeal now that her...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

The Taster

The Taster - 2018

by V.s. Alexander

Summary: Amid the turbulence of World War II, a young German woman finds a precarious haven closer to the source of danger than she ever imagined—one that will propel her through the extremes of privilege and terror under Hitler; s dictatorship . . . In early 1943, Magda Ritter; s parents send her to relatives in Bavaria, hoping to keep her safe from the Allied bombs strafing Berlin. Young German women are expected to do their duty—working for the Reich or marrying to produce strong, healthy...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Tell Me I; m Wrong

Tell Me I; m Wrong - 2018

by Adam Croft

Summary: What if you discovered your husband was a serial killer? Megan Miller is an ordinary woman with a young family — until a shocking discovery shatters her perfect world. When two young boys are brutally murdered in their tight-knit village community, Megan slowly begins to realise the signs all point to the lovable local primary school teacher — her husband . But when she begins to delve deeper into her husband; s secret life, she makes discoveries that will make her question...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Temptation of Forgiveness

The Temptation of Forgiveness - 2018

by Donna Leon

Summary: In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon; s bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences The memorable characters and Venetian drama that have long captivated Donna Leon; s many readers are on full display in The Temptation of Forgiveness . Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura , Commissario Guido...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Temptation of Forgiveness: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

The Temptation of Forgiveness: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery - 2018

by Donna Leon

Summary: In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon's bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences

The memorable characters and Venetian drama that have long captivated Donna Leon's many readers are on full display in The Temptation of Forgiveness. Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Terminal List : A Thriller

The Terminal List : A Thriller - 2018

by Jack Carr

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

That Kind of Mother

That Kind of Mother - 2018

by Rumaan Alam

Summary: NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY Buzzfeed • The Boston Globe •  The Millions • InStyle • Southern Living • Vogue • Popsugar
"With his unerring eye for nuance and unsparing sense of irony, Rumaan Alam's second novel is both heartfelt and thought-provoking."
   - Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere
From the celebrated author of Rich and Pretty, a novel about the families we fight to build and those we fight to keep
Like many first-time...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Then She Was Gone

Then She Was Gone - 2018

by Lisa Jewell

Summary: THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER!

"Jewell teases out her twisty plot at just the right pace, leaving readers on the edge of their seats. Her multilayered characters are sheer perfection, and even the most astute thriller reader won't see where everything is going until the final threads are unknotted." -Booklist, starred review

"Sharply written with twists and turns, Jewell's latest will please fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, or Luckiest Girl Alive." -Library...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Thief of the Black Dagger Brotherhood

The Thief of the Black Dagger Brotherhood - 2018

by J.R. Ward

Summary: New enemies rise and desire burns in the next thrilling novel of the #1 New York Times bestselling paranormal romance series the Black Dagger Brotherhood.
 
Sola Morte, former cat burglar and safecracker, has given up her old life on the wrong side of the law. On the run from a drug lord's family, she is lying low far from Caldwell, keeping her nose clean and her beloved grandmother safe. Her heart, though, is back up north, with the only man who has ever gotten through her defenses:...  read more »

Genres: Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Vampires

THIEVES ON THE FENS a gripping crime thriller full of twists

THIEVES ON THE FENS a gripping crime thriller full of twists - 2017

by JOY ELLIS

Summary: Do you love gripping detective mysteries? Then try this book by a #1 best-selling author now. You won't be able to put it down. By an author everyone's talking about.

DI Nikki Galena gets a series of anonymous calls. She is told the place, time, and who will die.

But the messages are in a secret language used only by villains. Nikki and her team must decode the riddles and work out where the threats are coming from.

Meanwhile, the fens have been hit by a series of...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers

Time and Again

Time and Again - 2014

by Jack Finney

Summary: Now with masterfully restored original artwork, lovers of time travel, romance, and adventure can rediscover Time and Again , the beloved classic hailed as " THE great time-travel story" by Stephen King, author of 11/22/63 , and praised as a "pure New York fun" by Alice Hoffman, author of The Rules of Magic. When advertising artist Si Morley is recruited to join a covert government operation exploring the possibility of time travel, he jumps at the chance to leave his twentieth-century...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Time of My Life

The Time of My Life - 2013

by Cecelia Ahern

Summary: Book by Ahern, Cecelia - Amazon

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

To Die but Once: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

To Die but Once: A Maisie Dobbs Novel - 2018

by Jacqueline Winspear

Summary: Maisie Dobbs-one of the most complex and admirable characters in contemporary fiction (Richmond Times Dispatch)-faces danger and intrigue on the home front during World War II.
During the months following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, Maisie Dobbs investigates the disappearance of a young apprentice working on a hush-hush government contract. As news of the plight of thousands of soldiers stranded on the beaches of France is gradually revealed to the general public, and the...  read more »

Genres: British Detectives • Cozy • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

To Tempt a Stallion

To Tempt a Stallion - 2018

by Deborah Fletcher Mello

Summary: Second-chance romance Orthopedic surgeon Nathaniel Stallion is ready to put down his scalpel to pursue his real dream—opening a restaurant in Carmel, California. He; s even hired a top-notch marketing guru to ensure his success. But Rebecca "Bec" Marks isn; t the unassuming buddy he remembers from college. This Bec is confident and wreaking all kinds of havoc on his libido. Now his best friend; s sexy curves have him thinking less about a publicity strategy and more about carnal...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Treacherous Curse

A Treacherous Curse - 2018

by Deanna Raybourn

Summary: Members of an Egyptian expedition fall victim to an ancient mummy's curse in this thrilling Veronica Speedwell novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries.
 
London, 1888. As colorful and unfettered as the butterflies she collects, Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell can't resist the allure of an exotic mystery-particularly one involving her enigmatic colleague, Stoker. His former expedition partner has vanished from an archaeological dig...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Women Sleuths

Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare - 2018

by Fern Michaels

Summary: After Joe Espinosa and his dog, Cyrus, discover three scared children alone in the woods off an isolated country road, the Men of the Sisterhood launch an investigation that will shock them beyond belief. By a #1 New York Times best-selling author. - Amazon

Genres: Action & Adventure • Crime • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Twenty-one Days: A Daniel Pitt Novel

Twenty-one Days: A Daniel Pitt Novel - 2018

by Anne Perry

Summary: In the first book of an all-new series, a young lawyer races to save his client from execution, putting him at odds with his own father: Thomas Pitt, head of London's Special Police Branch.
 
1910: Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Pitt is a junior barrister in London and eager to prove himself, independent of his renowned parents' influence. And the new case before him will be the test. When his client, arrogant biographer Russell Graves, is found guilty of murdering his wife, Daniel is...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • British Detectives • Historical • Historical • Legal • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Twice Bitten

Twice Bitten - 2018

by Lynsay Sands

Summary: Thrilling, witty, and oh-so-sexy, Lynsay Sands; Argeneau novel brings together a beautiful Immortal and the man who is her destiny... For someone who; s been around for over a hundred and forty years, immortal Elspeth Argeneau hasn; t done a whole lot of living. Now that she; s moved away from her controlling mother, she; s tracking down rogue vampires and enjoying some overdue freedom. A fling would be fun. A life mate can wait. Yet to Elspeth; s surprise, her landlady; s hot grandson checks...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Twisted Prey

Twisted Prey - 2018

by John Sandford

Summary: Lucas Davenport confronts an old nemesis, now a powerful U.S. senator, in the thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling Prey series.

Lucas Davenport had crossed paths with her before.

A rich psychopath, Taryn Grant had run successfully for the U.S. Senate, where Lucas had predicted she'd fit right in. He was also convinced that she'd been responsible for three murders, though he'd never been able to prove it. Once a psychopath had gotten that kind of rush, though,...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Twisted Truths

Twisted Truths - 2017

by Rebecca Zanetti

Summary: **THE PRINT EDITION CONTAINS EXTRA BONUS SCENES NOT AVAILABLE ANYWHERE ELSE! You can; t escape the past . . . Noni is desperate. Her infant niece has been kidnapped, and the only person who can save her is a private detective with too many secrets to count—and more enemies than he can name. A man who walked away from Noni without any warning a year ago, a man who broke her heart. But with Talia; s life on the line, Noni needs his help now more than ever—and this time, she won; t...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Two Minute Rule

The Two Minute Rule - 2006

by Robert Crais

Summary: From the author of The Last Detective and Hostage, comes a thriller featuring a father searching for vengeance in the City of Angels. But for an ex-con fresh on parole, finding answers in the corruption of the LAPD means asking for help from the person least expecting it: the FBI officer who put him away... Every seasoned criminal knows the two minute rule: the two minutes before the cops show up at the scene of a robbery. Keeping the rule means changing your life, breaking it means a lifetime...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Two Steps Forward

Two Steps Forward - 2018

by Graeme Simsion

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project comes a story of taking chances and learning to love again as two people, one mourning her husband and the other recovering from divorce, cross paths on the centuries-old Camino pilgrimage from France to Spain.
"The Chemin will change you. It changes everyone..."
The Chemin, also known as the Camino de Santiago, is a centuries-old pilgrim route that ends in Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain. Every year, thousands of...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Unbury Carol

Unbury Carol - 2018

by Josh Malerman

Summary: "This one haunts you for reasons you can't quite put your finger on. . . . [Josh Malerman] defies categories and comparisons with other writers."-Kirkus Reviews

The Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of Bird Box returns with a haunting tale of love, redemption, and murder.

Carol Evers is a woman with a dark secret. She has died many times . . . but her many deaths are not final: They are comas, a waking slumber indistinguishable from death, each lasting days.

Only two...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Unraveled

Unraveled - 2018

by Helen Hardt

Summary: Ryan Steel and Ruby Lee are in love, but before they can move forward with a life together, they; re determined to bring resolution to the many unanswered questions they still face. To complicate matters, new threats arise with the arrival of two startling figures from their pasts. As they race against time to find answers, unexpected forces pull them apart. Ryan; s brothers, Talon and Jonah, rally to help, wanting to end the struggle and finally bring the last perpetrators to justice. But...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Van

Van - 2017

by Sawyer Bennett

Summary: USA TODAY BESTSELLER Score one for the Carolina Cold Fury hockey team as a stone-cold badass melts for a woman who makes his blood run hot. As one of the league; s toughest enforcers, Van Turner is ruthless on the ice. He plays hard because it; s the only way to channel the rage boiling inside, and a reputation as an A-hole is better than everyone knowing the truth. Van has spent his entire life running from a secret that; s kept him from getting involved in relationships—or accepting...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The View from Rainshadow Bay

The View from Rainshadow Bay - 2018

by Colleen Coble

Summary: "...The View From Rainshadow Bay, opens with a heart-pounding, run-for-your-life chase. This book will stay with you for a long time, long after you flip to the last page." - 4 STARS, RT Book Reviews
After her husband, Jack, dies in a climbing incident, Shauna has only her five-year-old son and her helicopter charter business to live for. Every day is a struggle to make ends meet and she lives in constant fear of losing even more than she already has.
When her business partner is...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Mystery & Suspense • Romance • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

Vision In Silver

Vision In Silver - 2015

by Anne Bishop

Summary: Follow New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop to a "stunningly original"( Kirkus Reviews ) world of magic and political unrest—where the only chance at peace requires a deadly price—in the third Novel of the Others. The Others freed the blood prophets to protect them from exploitation, but their actions had dire consequences. Now the fragile seers are in greater danger than ever before. In desperate need of answers, Simon Wolfgard, a shape-shifter leader among the Others, has...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Wanderers: The West Country Trilogy

The Wanderers: The West Country Trilogy - 2018

by Tim Pears

Summary: The powerful second novel in Tim Pears's acclaimed West Country trilogy. Two teenagers, bound by love yet divided by fate, forge separate paths in England before World War I.
1912. Leo Sercombe is on a journey. Aged thirteen and banished from the secluded farm of his childhood, he travels through Devon, grazing on berries and sleeping in the woods. Behind him lies the past, and before him the West Country, spread out like a tapestry. But a wanderer is never alone for long, try as he...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Warlight: A novel

Warlight: A novel - 2018

by Michael Ondaatje

Summary: From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement.

In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself--shadowed and luminous at once--we read the story of fourteen-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister, Rachel. In 1945,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

We Own the Sky

We Own the Sky - 2018

by Luke Allnutt

Summary: "This heartbreaking story of a father's love that defies all reason takes off on the first page and never touches down." -Jacquelyn Mitchard

"Gut-wrenching, powerful, and yes, you want to buy copies for friends because this is the kind of book you'll have to share." -Caroline Leavitt

"Anyone who wishes David Nicholls would write faster needs to grab this with both hands." -Jill Mansell



"We looked down at the cliff jutting into the sea, a rubber boat full of kids...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

Wedding Cake Crumble

Wedding Cake Crumble - 2018

by Jenn McKinlay

Summary: For the Fairy Tale Cupcake crew, wedding bells turn to death knells in this latest mystery in the New York Times bestselling series.

With Angie and Tate's wedding just around the corner, it's a happy time for Melanie Cooper and the bakery crew. Not only are they finessing the last minute details of the big day, but their bakery, Fairy Tale Cupcakes, has just been hired to bake cupcakes for the blockbuster book signing of a controversial author who wrote a steamy bestseller filled with...  read more »

Genres: Cozy • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

West

West - 2018

by Carys Davies

Summary: "To read Carys Davies's West is to encounter a myth, or potent dream-a narrative at once new and timeless." -Claire Messud

"Carys Davies is a deft, audacious visionary." -Tea Obreht

When widowed mule breeder Cy Bellman reads in the newspaper that colossal ancient bones have been discovered in the salty Kentucky mud, he sets out from his small Pennsylvania farm to see for himself if the rumors are true: that the giant monsters are still alive and roam the uncharted wilderness...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

What a Wallflower Wants

What a Wallflower Wants - 2014

by Maya Rodale

Summary: In the third novel in Maya Rodale; s charming Wallflower series, London; s Least Likely to Be Caught in a Compromising Position finds temptation in a devilishly handsome stranger . . . Miss Prudence Merryweather Payton has a secret. Everyone knows that she; s the only graduate from her finishing school to remain unwed on her fourth season—but no one knows why. With her romantic illusions shattered after being compromised against her will, Prudence accepts a proposal even though her...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? - 2015

by Jodi Taylor

Summary: Max is back! New husband, new job, and a training regime that cannot fail – to go wrong! Take one interim Chief Training Officer, add five recruits, mix with Joan of Arc, a baby mammoth, a duplicitous Father of History, a bombed rat, Stone Age hunters, a couple of passing policemen who should have better things to do, and Dick the Turd. Stir well, bring to the boil – and wait for the bang! Join Max in the sixth instalment in the off-the-wall Chronicles of St Mary; s series.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

When Darkness Falls

When Darkness Falls - 2009

by James Grippando

Summary: In the latest novel from the bestselling author whom critics have called "the thriller writer to watch," lawyer Jack Swyteck tackles a case in which the life of his best friend hangs in the balance—and in which nothing is as it seems. Miami criminal defense attorney Jack Swyteck isn; t looking for a new client, at least not one who is homeless and in jail for threatening to jump off a bridge. But from the moment Jack is called to defend the man, who goes by the name Falcon, something is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

White Chrysanthemum

White Chrysanthemum - 2018

by Mary Lynn Bracht

Summary: For fans of Min Jin Lee's Pachinko and Lilac Girls, the heartbreaking history of Korea is brought to life in this deeply moving and redemptive debut that follows two sisters separated by World War II.

Korea, 1943. Hana has lived her entire life under Japanese occupation. As a haenyeo, a female diver of the sea, she enjoys an independence that few other Koreans can still claim. Until the day Hana saves her younger sister from a Japanese soldier and is herself captured and transported to...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Why Kill the Innocent

Why Kill the Innocent - 2018

by C. S. Harris

Summary: A brutal murder draws nobleman Sebastian St. Cyr into the tangled web of the British royal court in this gripping historical mystery from the national bestselling author of Where the Dead Lie.

London, 1814. As a cruel winter holds the city in its icy grip, the bloody body of a beautiful young musician is found half-buried in a snowdrift. Jane Ambrose's ties to Princess Charlotte, the only child of the Prince Regent and heir presumptive to the throne, panic the palace, which moves quickly...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Wicked River

Wicked River - 2018

by Jenny Milchman

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Suspense • Thrillers

The Witnesses

The Witnesses - 2017

by James Patterson

Summary: The family next door has a very dark secret.
The Sanderson family has been forced into hiding after one of them stumbled upon a criminal plot. Or so they think. No one will answer their questions. And the terrifying truth may come too late....
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Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Woken Furies

Woken Furies - 2005

by Richard K. Morgan

Summary: Richard K. Morgan has received widespread praise for his astounding twenty-fifth-century novels featuring Takeshi Kovacs, and has established a growing legion of fans. Mixing classic noir sensibilities with a searing futuristic vision of an age when death is nearly meaningless, Morgan returns to his saga of betrayal, mystery, and revenge, as Takeshi Kovacs, in one fatal moment, joins forces with a mysterious woman who may have the power to shatter Harlan; s World forever. Once a gang member,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

The Woman Left Behind

The Woman Left Behind - 2018

by Linda Howard

Summary: Jina Modell works in Communications for a paramilitary organization, and she really likes it. She likes the money, she likes the coolness factor—and it was very cool, even for Washington, DC. She liked being able to kick terrorist butts without ever leaving the climate-controlled comfort of the control room. But when Jina displays a really high aptitude for spatial awareness and action, she; s reassigned to work as an on-site drone operator in the field with one of the GO-teams, an elite...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Woman of the Ashes

Woman of the Ashes - 2018

by Mia Couto

Summary: The first in a trilogy about the last emperor of southern Mozambique by one of Africa's most important writers
Southern Mozambique, 1894. Sergeant Germano de Melo is posted to the village of Nkokolani to oversee the Portuguese conquest of territory claimed by Ngungunyane, the last of the leaders of the state of Gaza, the second-largest empire led by an African. Ngungunyane has raised an army to resist colonial rule and with his warriors is slowly approaching the border village. Desperate for...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories

You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories - 2018

by Curtis Sittenfeld

Summary: "Every bit as smart, sensitive, funny, and genuine as her phenomenally popular novels,"* a dazzling collection from the New York Times bestselling author of Prep, American Wife, and Eligible

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Curtis Sittenfeld has established a reputation as a sharp chronicler of the modern age who humanizes her subjects even as she skewers them. Now, with this first collection of short fiction, her "astonishing gift for creating characters that take up residence...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories
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