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4 3 2 1 - 2017

by Paul Auster

The Millions's "Most Anticipated"
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"An epic bildungsroman . . . . Original and complex . . . . A monumental assemblage of competing and complementary fictions, a novel that contains multitudes."
―Tom Perrotta, The New York...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Afterlife of Stars

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The Afterlife of Stars - 2017

by Joseph Kertes

"The Afterlife of Stars moved me more than any other novel I've read in recent memory." --Tim O'Brien

"Devastating yet unnervingly funny....It's not every writer who can render a scene like this with such verisimilitude so many years after the fact." --Julie Orringer, New York Times Book Review

New York Times Book Review: Editors' Choice


A Brother's Love is Forever

As Russian tanks roll through the cobblestone streets of Budapest and shots ring out, young Robert...  read more »

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

All Joe Knight

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All Joe Knight - 2016

by Kevin Morris

A prominent figure in the entertainment world who has turned to fiction in the last decade, Kevin Morris received wide literary acclaim with his story collection White Man's Problems, praised by David Carr as “remarkable" and Tom Perrotta as “revelatory." Now Morris cements his place as a bold new voice in American literature with his muscular debut novel, All Joe Knight.

1961. Outside Philadelphia, a soon-to-be father runs into a telephone pole while driving drunk; nine months later,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

Always My Girl

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Always My Girl - 2016

by Samantha Chase

Falling in love with your best friend? Easy. Telling them how you really feel? Impossible. Quinn Shaughnessy believes there; s a lot more to life than romance, and he always thought his best friend Anna agreed. But now she; s coming out of her shell and dating...and Quinn starts seeing her in a very different light. Anna can tell Quinn anything, except the big secret she; s been hiding for years-that she; s fallen in love with him. Now Anna is determined to make a life for herself that doesn; t...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Annabel Lee

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Annabel Lee - 2016

by Mike Nappa

Fourteen miles east of Peachtree, Alabama, a secret is hidden. That secret's name is Annabel Lee Truckson, and even she doesn't know why her mysterious uncle has stowed her deep underground in a military-style bunker. He's left her with a few German words, a barely-controlled guard dog, and a single command: "Don't open that door for anybody, you got it? Not even me."

Above ground, a former Army sniper called The Mute and an enigmatic "Dr. Smith" know about the girl. As the race begins...  read more »

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

Arizona Heat

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Arizona Heat - 2016

by Linda Lael Miller

Some secrets are too hot to handle in this classic tale from Linda Lael Miller, previously published as Deadly Deceptions
After years spent trying to remember her past, Mojo Sheepshanks just wants to put it behind her. She's finally got the life she always wanted-sisters she loves, a career that keeps her on her toes and Tucker Darroch, the handsome cop who's stuck by her against all odds. But for the people around her, moving on is hard to do. Tucker can't seem to let go of his past,...  read more »

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

Assassin's Code: A Joe Ledger Novel

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Assassin's Code: A Joe Ledger Novel - 2012

by Jonathan Maberry

In ASSASSIN'S CODE, the fourth book in New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry's Joe Ledger series, Joe Ledger and the DMS go on a relentless chase to stop an ancient order of killers from plunging the entire world into Holy War.
When Joe Ledger and Echo Team rescue a group of American college kids held hostage in Iran, the Iranian government then asks them to help find six nuclear bombs planted in the Mideast oil fields. These stolen WMDs will lead Joe and Echo Team into hidden...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Spies & Intrigue • Thrillers

At Rope's End: A Dr. James Verraday Mystery

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At Rope's End: A Dr. James Verraday Mystery - 2017

by Edward Kay

Dr. James Verraday is a professor of forensic psychology specializing in eyewitness recall and criminal profiling. He's a brilliant original thinker with a passion for social justice and a very antagonistic relationship with authority, especially the police force. So when Detective Constance Maclean appears in Verraday's lecture hall at the end of one of his classes, he bristles. But the body of a young woman has just been found in a cranberry bog south of Seattle, and Maclean is convinced that...  read more »

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

The Baby Arrangement / Baby, I; m Yours / Baby, Be Mine

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The Baby Arrangement / Baby, I; m Yours / Baby, Be Mine - 2016

by Samantha Chase

Just in time for Valentine; s Day, an exciting reissue of all three novellas in the beloved Life, Love, and Babies series from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Samantha Chase For anyone who; s ever lost their heart to a man, or a baby...or both The Baby Arrangement Derek Sloan is more than shocked when someone mysteriously delivers a baby to his office. Kayleigh Mitchell naturally steps up to help her boss, and soon hopes he; ll see her as more than just a temporary solution....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

The Baby Arrangement

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The Baby Arrangement - 2014

by Samantha Chase

What do you do when a baby is dropped on your doorstep and you; re not sure if the father is you or your wayward brother? If you; re Derek Sloan you freak out as your perfectly organized world suddenly becomes filled with chaos. With his brother nowhere to be found and fatherhood is suddenly thrust upon him, Derek is desperate for any help he can get. What do you do when the man you; ve been crushing on suddenly has a need and you are the only one he wants to fill it? You do a little happy...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Bachelor Girl's Guide to Murder

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The Bachelor Girl's Guide to Murder - 2016

by Rachel McMillan

In 1910 Toronto, while other bachelor girls perfect their domestic skills and find husbands, two friends perfect their sleuthing skills and find a murderer. Inspired by their fascination with all things Sherlock Holmes, best friends and flatmates Merinda and Jem launch a consulting detective business. The deaths of young Irish women lead Merinda and Jem deeper into the mire of the city's underbelly, where the high hopes of those dreaming to make a new life in Canada are met with prejudice and...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Bargain

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The Bargain - 2014

by Jane Ashford

A classic prequel to The Duke; s Sons, a brand new series of sparkling Regency Romance from award-winning author Jane Ashford Celebrate the 80th birthday of Regency Romance with great books from Sourcebooks Casablanca! Introducing the Gresham family A Scientifically Minded Nobleman Learns the Breathless Chemistry of Desire Lord Alan Gresham is the sixth son of the Duke of Langford and, as such, has been allowed to remain at Oxford to pursue his scientific studies. When the prince regent asks...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Bear and the Nightingale

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The Bear and the Nightingale - 2017

by Katherine Arden

A magical debut novel for readers of Naomi Novik; s Uprooted , Erin Morgenstern; s The Night Circus , and Neil Gaiman; s myth-rich fantasies, The Bear and the Nightingale spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent with a gorgeous voice. At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn; t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved...  read more »

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

The Bear and the Nightingale

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The Bear and the Nightingale - 2017

by Katherine Arden

A magical debut novel for readers of Naomi Novik's Uprooted, Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus, and Neil Gaiman's myth-rich fantasies, The Bear and the Nightingale spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent with a gorgeous voice.

At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn't mind-she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Beautiful

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Beautiful - 2016

by Christina Lauren

Featuring the entire BEAUTIFUL series cast for one final hurrah!

A FREE-SPIRITED GIRL IN NEED OF A BREAK.
A MAN WEIGHED DOWN BY RESPONSIBILITY.
A ROAD TRIP VACATION WHERE ALL BETS ARE OFF.
OH, AND A LOT OF WINE.

After walking in on her boyfriend shagging another girl in their place, Pippa Bay Cox ditches London for the States to go on a drunken road trip with Ruby Miller and some of her Beautiful friends.

Scaling the career ladder is the default way to deal...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beautiful Bastard

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Beautiful Bastard - 2013

by Christina Lauren

NYT and USA TODAY BESTSELLER An ambitious intern. A perfectionist executive. And a whole lot of name calling. 
Whip-smart, hardworking, and on her way to an MBA, Chloe Mills has only one problem: her boss, Bennett Ryan. He's exacting, blunt, inconsiderate--and completely irresistible. A Beautiful Bastard.

Bennett has returned to Chicago from France to take a vital role in his family's massive media business. He never expected that the assistant who'd been helping him...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beautiful Beginning

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Beautiful Beginning - 2013

by Christina Lauren

The Beautiful Bastard series continues in this new novella-back when not being able to stand each other also meant not being able to keep their hands of each other, neither Bennett nor Chloe could have seen this day coming.

An exasperated bride who just wants to elope. A determined groom whose only focus is getting to the wedding night. And-of course-a whole lot of name calling. - Amazon

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beautiful Bitch

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Beautiful Bitch - 2013

by Christina Lauren

Picking up where Beautiful Bastard left off, Chloe Mills and Bennett Ryan continue their steamy, combative relationship in this new novella.

Just when Chloe's career starts to take off, Bennett wishes it would all slow down long enough to spend a wild night alone with his girlfriend. But after he refuses to take no for an answer, Chloe and Bennett find themselves with two plane tickets, one French Villa, and a surprising conversation that, predictably, leaves them wrestling under the covers. - Amazon

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beautiful Bombshell

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Beautiful Bombshell - 2013

by Christina Lauren

In this new novella, the gentlemen from Beautiful Bastard, Beautiful Stranger, and Beautiful Player are out for a wild night on The Strip.


When Max, Henry, and Will steal Bennett away for a weekend of shenanigans and strippers in Vegas, the first stop of the night doesn't go at all as planned. With their scheme for a Guys Weekend completely derailed anyway, Max and Bennett begin to play a wild game of stealth and secrecy in order to have their bombshells all over Sin City. - Amazon

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beautiful Boss

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Beautiful Boss - 2016

by Christina Lauren

The ninth work in the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling series that started with Beautiful Bastard. In this novella, Will Sumner and Hanna Bergstrom (from Beautiful Player) find that a wedding and everlasting love were just the beginning.

One Player tamed. One nerd girl satisfied. And one more major life decision to make. When Will fell for Hanna, her quirky sense of humor and fierce dedication to her career were part of the attraction. (Not to mention her coy newbie...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beautiful Player

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Beautiful Player - 2013

by Christina Lauren

In the third book in the Beautiful Bastard series, an agreement between a venture capitalist and a bookish woman quickly becomes a very NSFW version of My Fair Lady.

A bombshell bookworm. A chronic Casanova. And a lesson in chemistry too scandalous for school.

When Hanna Bergstrom receives a lecture from her overprotective brother about neglecting her social life and burying herself in grad school, she's determined to tackle his implied assignment: get out, make friends, start...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beautiful Secret

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Beautiful Secret - 2015

by Christina Lauren

AN UPTIGHT BRITISH EXECUTIVE. AN ADVENTUROUS AMERICAN NEWBIE. A SEXY INTERNATIONAL SCANDAL IN THE MAKING.

New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author Christina Lauren's Beautiful and Wild Seasons series hook up in Beautiful Secret for an erotic intercontinental romp that celebrates the best of both worlds!

When Ruby Miller's boss announces he's sending her on an extended business trip to New York City, she's shocked. As one of the best and brightest young engineers...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Better Late Than Never

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Better Late Than Never - 2016

by Jenn Mckinlay

In the latest Library Lover; s Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Likely Story, a decades overdue book puts library director Lindsey Norris hot on the trail of a cold case... When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day—no fines for late returns—the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Billionaire Next Door

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The Billionaire Next Door - 2016

by Jessica Lemmon

Can; t Buy Me Love It; s Tag Crane; s job to be the life of the party. Traveling from one exotic locale to another is just part of running the luxurious Crane Hotel empire. But even paradise isn; t perfect. Devising a new business strategy is keeping Tag up at night-and so is the Great Dane barking at all hours in the apartment below his. To muzzle the problem, Tag charges downstairs . . . right into the most beautiful, blond distraction he; s ever seen. Dog-sitting by day, bartending by night....  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Billionaire; s Favorite Mistake

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The Billionaire; s Favorite Mistake - 2016

by Jessica Clare

A hot one night stand between friends might spark true love in the latest Billionaires and Bridesmaids novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Billionaire Takes a Bride . Greer has always been there for Asher, but she wishes she could break through her shyness and show how much she truly loves him. But after a steamy, mindless fling at Hunter and Gretchen; s engagement party, Greer finds herself tossed aside and forced to admit that you can; t love someone who doesn; t acknowledge...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Billy Lynn; s Long Halftime Walk

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Billy Lynn; s Long Halftime Walk - 2012

by Ben Fountain

New York Times Bestseller Now a Major Motion Picture "Brilliantly done . . . grand, intimate, and joyous." —New York Times Book Review "Mothers, father, sons, and daughters: read this giant-hearted novel." —MARIA SEMPLE, author of Where; d You Go, Bernadette Three minutes and forty-three seconds of intensive warfare with Iraqi insurgents—caught on tape by an embedded Fox News crew—has transformed the eight surviving men of Bravo Squad into America; s most sought-after...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Black & Blue

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Black & Blue - 2016

by James Patterson

Is Harriet Blue as great a detective as Lindsay Boxer? Harriet Blue, the most single-minded detective since Lindsay Boxer, won; t rest until she stops a savage killer targeting female university students. But new clues point to a more chilling predator than she ever could have imagined. 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 • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Black Box

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The Black Box - 2012

by Michael Connelly

In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A. riots. Harry originally investigated the murder, but it was then handed off to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. Now Bosch; s ballistics match indicates that her death was not random violence, but something more personal, and connected to a deeper intrigue. Like an investigator combing through the wreckage after a plane crash,...  read more »

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

The Blue Hour

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The Blue Hour - 2017

by Laura Pritchett

The tight-knit residents of Blue Moon Mountain, nestled high in the Colorado Mountains, form an interconnected community of those living off the land, stunned by the beauty and isolation all around them. So when, at the onset of winter, the town veterinarian commits a violent act, the repercussions of that tragedy will be felt all across the mountainside, upending their lives and causing their paths to twist and collide in unexpected ways.

The housecleaner rediscovering her sexual...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Book of American Martyrs

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A Book of American Martyrs - 2017

by Joyce Carol Oates

A powerfully resonant and provocative novel from American master and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates
In this striking, enormously affecting novel, Joyce Carol Oates tells the story of two very different and yet intimately linked American families. Luther Dunphy is an ardent Evangelical who envisions himself as acting out God's will when he assassinates an abortion provider in his small Ohio town while Augustus Voorhees, the idealistic but self-regarding doctor who is...  read more »

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

Brawn

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Brawn - 2016

by Laurann Dohner

*** THIS IS A RERELEASE OF A PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BOOK *** One look at Brawn, and Becca is wondering how he'd look without his clothes. He's also instantly attracted to her, but has sworn never to touch a human female. They just aren't sturdy enough for the type of rough sex Brawn enjoys most. When he learns he'll be living under the same roof with Becca, Brawn simply sees it as a chance to broaden his knowledge of humans. Hopefully he can do so while keeping his hands off her... His good...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance

Breath of Fire

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Breath of Fire - 2017

by Amanda Bouchet

A USA Today Bestseller! "Breath of Fire is a heart-pounding and joyous romantic adventure. Amanda Bouchet; s talent is striking."-NALINI SINGH, New York Times bestselling author SHE; S DESTINED TO DESTROY THE WORLD... BUT NOT IF SHE CAN HELP IT "Cat" Catalia Fisa has been running from her destiny since she could crawl. But now, her newfound loved ones are caught between the shadow of Cat; s tortured past and the threat of her world-shattering future. So what; s a warrior queen to do when she...  read more »

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

Burning Bright

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Burning Bright - 2017

by Nick Petrie

"LOTS OF CHARACTERS GET COMPARED TO MY OWN JACK REACHER, BUT PETRIE'S PETER ASH IS THE REAL DEAL."-Lee Child

*An Entertainment Weekly Must List Pick

In the new novel featuring war veteran Peter Ash, "an action hero of the likes of Jack Reacher or Jason Bourne" (Lincoln Journal-Star), Ash has a woman's life in his hands-and her mystery is stranger than he could ever imagine.
 
War veteran Peter Ash sought peace and quiet among the towering redwoods of northern California,...  read more »

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

The Christmas Cottage Series, Book 1

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The Christmas Cottage Series, Book 1 - 2012

by Samantha Chase

Lacey Quinn does not believe in happily-ever-after or the legend of the Christmas Cottage. But her best friend does, and she; s the one getting married. It; s Lacey; s job to make sure everything at the cottage is perfect for the newlyweds. Instead, she finds herself snowed in with the best man, and she begins to wonder if fairy tales really can come true.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Christmas Mystery

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The Christmas Mystery - 2016

by James Patterson

Have yourself a scary little Christmas. In the heart of the holiday season, priceless paintings have vanished from a Park Avenue murder scene. Now, dashing French detective Luc Moncrief must become a quick study in the art of the steal-before a coldblooded killer paints the town red. Merry Christmas, Detective. 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 • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Class

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Class - 2017

by Lucinda Rosenfeld

A satirical novel about a mother whose life spirals out of control when she's forced to rethink her bleeding heart liberal ideals

For idealistic forty-something Karen Kipple, it isn't enough that she works full-time in the non-profit sector, aiding an organization that helps hungry children from disadvantaged homes. She's also determined to live her personal life in accordance with her ideals. This means sending her daughter, Ruby, to an integrated public school in their Brooklyn...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Code Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel

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Code Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel - 2014

by Jonathan Maberry

For years the Department of Military Sciences has fought to stop terrorists from using radical bioweapons―designer plagues, weaponized pathogens, genetically modified viruses, and even the zombie plague that first brought Ledger into the DMS. These terrible weapons have been locked away in the world's most secure facility. Until now. Joe Ledger and Echo Team are scrambled when a highly elite team of killers breaks the unbreakable security and steals the world's most dangerous weapons. Within...  read more »

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

The Cold Eye

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The Cold Eye - 2017

by Laura Anne Gilman

In the anticipated sequel to Silver on the Road, Isobel is riding circuit through the Territory as the Devil's Left Hand. But when she responds to a natural disaster, she learns the limits of her power and the growing danger of something mysterious that is threatening not just her life, but the whole Territory.

Isobel is the left hand of the old man of the Territory, the Boss-better known as the Devil. Along with her mentor, Gabriel, she is traveling circuit through Flood to represent...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Collected Millar: The Master at Her Zenith: Vanish in an Instant; Wives and Lovers; Beast in View;

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Collected Millar: The Master at Her Zenith: Vanish in an Instant; Wives and Lovers; Beast in View; - 2016

by Margaret Millar

Five acclaimed novels from the Golden Age of Suspense, including the Edgar Award-Winning Novel Beast in View

Introduction by Tom Nolan

In 1950s America the men are back to work and the women are home raising a new generation. The war is over and the boom is on. Everyone is happy. It is to this myth of the perfect American family that novelist Margaret Millar applied her scalpel.
 
This volume includes five of Millar's novels of the 1950s, among her best-known works...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

Cruel Mercy

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Cruel Mercy - 2017

by David Mark

The latest installment in David Mark's internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant McAvoy series, Cruel Mercy is McAvoy's first adventure on American soil.

In the New York Police Department's 7th Precinct on the Lower East Side, Detective Ronny Alto is investigating a crime that's left one man dead and the other in a medically induced coma after surviving a shot to the head. One hope is that Brishen Ayres, a boxing coach and legend in the gypsy community in England, will wake up and...  read more »

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

Curtain of Death

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Curtain of Death - 2016

by W.e.b. Griffin

From #1 New York Times –bestselling author W. E. B. Griffin comes the dramatic third novel in the Clandestine Operations series about the Cold War, the fledgling Central Intelligence Agency—and a new breed of warrior. January 1946: Two WACs leave an officers; club in Munich, and four Soviet NKGB agents kidnap them at knifepoint in the parking lot and shove them in the back of an ambulance. That is the agents; first mistake, and their last. One of the WACs, a blond woman improbably...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Dangerous Ladies Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery

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The Dangerous Ladies Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery - 2017

by Marcia Muller

For the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, stopping extortionists is not only grand, but excitingly lucrative.
When a pleasant afternoon's bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided attention.
The questions her partner John Quincannon has to unravel are not difficult: Wrixton, a...  read more »

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

Dark at the Crossing: A novel

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Dark at the Crossing: A novel - 2017

by Elliot Ackerman

From the author of the acclaimed Green on Blue, a timely new novel of stunning humanity and tension: a contemporary love story set on the Turkish border with Syria.

Haris Abadi is a man in search of a cause. An Arab American with a conflicted past, he is now in Turkey, attempting to cross into Syria and join the fight against Bashar al-Assad's regime. But he is robbed before he can make it, and is taken in by Amir, a charismatic Syrian refugee and former revolutionary, and Amir's wife,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Dark Crime

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Dark Crime - 2016

by Christine Feehan

Two strangers are bonded by a lust for revenge—and each other—in this short story from Christine Feehan; s "erotic, gripping series that has defined an entire genre." (J. R. Ward) Blaze McGuire knows who killed her father and she has merciless plans for payback. Until a phone call from a seductive stranger pleads with her to wait. Retribution is in his blood, too. Now, he and Blaze will be united in the blood of the guilty. Tonight, vengeance is theirs. Praise for Christine Feehan...  read more »

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

The Dark Room

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The Dark Room - 2017

by Jonathan Moore

"Suspense that never stops.  If you like Michael Connelly's novels, you will gobble up Jonathan Moore's The Dark Room." -James Patterson 

A heart-pounding thriller from an "electrifying"* author that shows what happens when our deepest secrets are unburied.
 
*Stephen King

Gavin Cain, an SFPD homicide inspector, is in the middle of an exhumation when his phone rings. San Francisco's mayor is being blackmailed and has ordered Cain back to the city; a...  read more »

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

A Date at the Altar

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A Date at the Altar - 2016

by Cathy Maxwell

New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell; s glittering Marrying the Duke series continues—Twice he has been close to the altar and still no duchess. Will the third time be the charm? A duke can; t marry just anyone. His wife must be of good family, be fertile, be young. Struggling playwright Sarah Pettijohn is absolutely the last woman Gavin Whitridge, Duke of Baynton, would ever fall in love with. She is an actress, born on the wrong side of the blanket, and always challenges his...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Days Without End

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Days Without End - 2017

by Sebastian Barry

COSTA NOVEL AWARD WINNER

"Startlingly beautiful...Breathtakingly exciting." -The Guardian
 
From the two-time Man Booker Prize finalist Sebastian Barry, "a master storyteller" (Wall Street Journal), comes a powerful new novel of duty and family set against the American Indian and Civil Wars

Thomas McNulty, aged barely seventeen and having fled the Great Famine in Ireland, signs up for the U.S. Army in the 1850s. With his brother in arms, John Cole, Thomas goes on to fight...  read more »

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

Deadly Silence

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Deadly Silence - 2016

by Rebecca Zanetti

The first book in a breathtaking new romantic suspense series that will appeal to fans of New York Times bestsellers Maya Banks, Lisa Gardner, and Lisa Jackson.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, Volume I

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Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, Volume I - 2017

by Terry Goodkind

Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness will launch The Nicci Chronicles, Terry Goodkind's entirely new series with a cast of characters centered on one of his best-loved characters in the now-concluded Sword of Truth.
One-time lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, known as "Death's Mistress" and the "Slave Queen", the deadly Nicci captured Richard Rahl in order to convince him that the Imperial Order stood for the greater good. But it was Richard who converted Nicci instead, and for years...  read more »

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

Different Class

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Different Class - 2017

by Joanne Harris

From the New York Times bestselling author of Chocolat comes a dark, suspenseful tale in the tradition of Patricia Highsmith about a sociopathic young outcast at an antiquated prep school and the curmudgeonly Latin teacher who uncovers his dangerous secret.

After thirty years at St. Oswald's Grammar in North Yorkshire, England, Latin master Roy Straitley has seen all kinds of boys come and go. Each class has its own clowns, rebels, and underdogs-all who hold a special place in the old...  read more »

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

Do You Want to Start a Scandal

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Do You Want to Start a Scandal - 2016

by Tessa Dare

On the night of the Parkhurst ball, someone had a scandalous tryst in the library.
Was it Lord Canby, with the maid, on the divan? Or Miss Fairchild, with a rake, against the wall? Perhaps the butler did it.
All Charlotte Highwood knows is this: it wasn't her. But rumors to the contrary are buzzing. Unless she can discover the lovers' true identity, she'll be forced to marry Piers Brandon, Lord Granville-the coldest, most arrogantly handsome gentleman she's ever had the misfortune to...  read more »

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

Doctorow: Collected Stories

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Doctorow: Collected Stories - 2016

by E.L. Doctorow

A superb collection of fifteen stories by an American master, E. L. Doctorow-the author of Ragtime, The March, The Book of Daniel, and Billy Bathgate
 
He has been called "a national treasure" by George Saunders. Doctorow's great topic, said Don DeLillo, is "the reach of American possibility, in which plain lives take on the cadences of history." This power is apparent everywhere in these stories: the bravery and self-delusion of people seeking the American dream; the geniuses,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories • Urban

Don't Turn Out the Lights

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Don't Turn Out the Lights - 2016

by Bernard Minier

"You did nothing."
Christine Steinmeyer thought the anonymous suicide note she found in her mailbox on Christmas Eve wasn't meant for her. But the man calling in to her radio show seems convinced otherwise.

"You let her die. . . ."
That's only the beginning. Bit by bit, her life is turned upside down. But who among her friends and family hates her enough to want to destroy her? And why?It's as if someone has taken over her life, and everything holding it together starts to crumble....  read more »

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

The Dragon Factory

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The Dragon Factory - 2010

by Jonathan Maberry

Joe Ledger and the DMS (Department of Military Sciences) go up against two competing groups of geneticists. One side is creating exotic transgenic monsters and genetically enhanced mercenary armies; the other is using 21st century technology to continue the Nazi Master Race program begun by Josef Mengele. Both sides want to see the DMS destroyed, and they've drawn first blood. Neither side is prepared for Joe Ledger as he leads Echo Team to war under a black flag.
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Genres: Action & Adventure • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

The Dressmaker

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The Dressmaker - 2015

by Rosalie Ham

A darkly satirical novel of love, revenge, and 1950s haute couture—now a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, and Hugo Weaving After twenty years spent mastering the art of dressmaking at couture houses in Paris, Tilly Dunnage returns to the small Australian town she was banished from as a child. She plans only to check on her ailing mother and leave. But Tilly decides to stay, and though she is still an outcast, her lush, exquisite dresses prove...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Drink Deep

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Drink Deep - 2011

by Chloe Neill

"A strong-minded, sharp-witted heroine who will appeal to fans of Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse series and Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake." (Library Journal) Clouds are brewing over Cadogan House, and Merit the vampire can't tell if this is the darkness before the dawn, or the calm before the storm. With the city itself in turmoil over paranormals and the state threatening to pass a paranormal registration act, times have never been more precarious for the vampires. If only they...  read more »

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

The Dry

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The Dry - 2017

by Jane Harper

"A breathless page-turner, driven by the many revelations Ms. Harper dreams up...You'll love [her] sleight of hand...A secret on every page." ―The New York Times

"One of the most stunning debuts I've ever read... Every word is near perfect." ―David Baldacci

A small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.
After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for...  read more »

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

Echoes in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel

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Echoes in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel - 2017

by J.D. Robb

Echoes in Death, the chilling new suspense novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb is the perfect entry point into the compelling In Death police procedural series featuring Lieutenant Eve Dallas.
As NY Lt. Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband Roarke are driving home, a young woman―dazed, naked, and bloody―suddenly stumbles out in front of their car. Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action.
Daphne Strazza is rushed to the ER, but it's too late for...  read more »

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

Eggnog Murder

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Eggnog Murder - 2016

by Leslie Meier

With the fireplace crackling, the tree twinkling, and the carols humming, few things in life are as picture perfect as Christmas in Maine—until murder dampens the holiday spirit. It must be something in the eggnog . . . EGGNOG MURDER by LESLIE MEIER When a gift-wrapped bottle of eggnog—allegedly from the Real Beard Santa Club—proves to be a killer concoction for a Tinker; s Cove local, all Lucy Stone wants for Christmas is to find the murdering mixologist who; s stirring up...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Short Stories

Everything You Want Me to Be

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Everything You Want Me to Be - 2017

by Mindy Mejia

People's Best New Books Pick

The Wall Street Journal's Best New Mysteries

"Fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl will devour this fast-paced story."-InStyle

"Readers drawn to this compelling psychological thriller because of its shared elements with Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl (2012) will be pleasantly surprised to discover that Mejia's confident storytelling pulls those themes into an altogether different exploration of manipulation and identity." -Booklist (starred...  read more »

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

Extinction Machine: A Joe Ledger Novel

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Extinction Machine: A Joe Ledger Novel - 2013

by Jonathan Maberry

In Extinction Machine, the fifth Joe Ledger book by Jonathan Maberry, the DMS must go up against someone―or something―in search of new technology that could bring about world war
The President of the United States vanishes from the White House.
A top-secret prototype stealth fighter is destroyed during a test flight. Witnesses on the ground say that it was shot down by a craft that immediately vanished at impossible speeds.
All over the world reports of UFOs are increasing at an...  read more »

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

Fatal

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Fatal - 2017

by John Lescroart

From New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart, a riveting standalone novel about the unexpected, shattering, and lethal consequences of a one-night stand on a seemingly happily married couple.

Kate loves her life. At forty-four, she's happily married to her kind husband, Ron, blessed with two wonderful children, and has a beautiful home in San Francisco. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill. Kate and Peter...  read more »

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

Fever Dream

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Fever Dream - 2017

by Samanta Schweblin

"Samanta Schweblin's electric story reads like a Fever Dream." -Vanity Fair
"Genius." -Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker

A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She's not his mother. He's not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, toxins, and the power and desperation of family.      
 
Fever Dream is a nightmare come to life, a ghost story for the real world, a love story and a...  read more »

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

Feversong: A Fever Novel

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Feversong: A Fever Novel - 2017

by Karen Marie Moning

MacKayla Lane and Jericho Barrons return in the epic conclusion to the pulse-pounding Fever series, where a world thrown into chaos grows more treacherous at every turn.

As Mac, Barrons, Ryodan, and Jada struggle to restore control, enemies become allies, right and wrong cease to exist, and the lines between life and death, lust and love, disappear completely. Black holes loom menacingly over Dublin, threatening to destroy the earth, yet the greatest danger is the one MacKayla Lane has...  read more »

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

Fingersmith

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Fingersmith - 2002

by Sarah Waters

"Oliver Twist with a twist...Waters spins an absorbing tale that withholds as much as it discloses. A pulsating story."— The New York Times Book Review Don; t miss The Handmaiden , a film adaptation of Fingersmith , directed by Park Chan-wook and starring Kim Tae-Ri. Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs. Sucksby, a "baby farmer," who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own. Mrs. Sucksby; s household, with its fussy babies calmed with doses of...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Flame Bearer

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The Flame Bearer - 2016

by Bernard Cornwell

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The next installment of Bernard Cornwell; s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, "like Game of Thrones, but real" (Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television series coming to Netflix in Fall 2016. From the day it was stolen from me I had dreamed of recapturing Bebbanburg. The great fort was built on a rock that was almost an island, it was massive, it could only be approached on land by a single narrow...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

French Twist: A Detective Luc Moncrief Mystery

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French Twist: A Detective Luc Moncrief Mystery - 2017

by James Patterson

Who is killing New York's most beautiful women?
Gorgeous women are dropping dead at upscale department stores in New York City. Detective Luc Moncrief and Detective Katherine Burke are close to solving the mystery, but looks can be deceiving....
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Genres: British Detectives • Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

Friday Night Bites

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Friday Night Bites - 2009

by Chloe Neill

The story of a young heiress's initiation into the dark society of the Chicagoland Vampires continues...

Ten months after vampires revealed their existence to the mortals of Chicago, they're enjoying a celebrity status usually reserved for the Hollywood elite. But should people learn about the Raves--mass feeding parties where vampires round up humans like cattle--the citizens will start sharpening their stakes.

So now it's up to the new vampire Merit to reconnect with her upper...  read more »

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

Fury

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Fury - 2016

by Laurann Dohner

*** THIS IS A RERELEASE OF A PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BOOK *** Ellie is horrified to discover the pharmaceutical company she works for is doing illegal experiments. Company scientists have spliced human and animal DNA, creating exotic new species. One such "experiment" captures her heart and she'll do anything to save him-even if he hates her for it. Fury has never known compassion or love. He's spent his life in a cell, chained and abused by humans. The one woman he allowed himself to trust...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance

Gabriel's Mate: Scanguards Vampires

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Gabriel's Mate: Scanguards Vampires - 2010

by Tina Folsom

NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY Bestselling Author Tina Folsom presents: Gabriel's Mate (Scanguards Vampires #3)

After Maya is turned into a vampire against her will, vampire and Scanguards bodyguard Gabriel is charged with protecting her and finding her attacker.

Gabriel has never guarded a body as perfect as Maya's. Moreover, Maya's enticing blend of vulnerability and strength is difficult to resist. Yet resist he must. Even as the sexual tension between them rises and the rogue...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance

Garden of Lamentations

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Garden of Lamentations - 2017

by Deborah Crombie

Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are drawn into separate investigations that hold disturbing-and deadly-complications for their own lives in this powerful mystery in the bestselling series.
On a beautiful morning in mid-May, the body of a young woman is found in one of Notting Hill's private gardens. To passersby, the pretty girl in the white dress looks as if she's sleeping. But Reagan Keating has been murdered, and the lead detective, DI Kerry Boatman, turns to Gemma...  read more »

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

The German Girl

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The German Girl - 2016

by Armando Lucas Correa

A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel, perfect for fans of The Nightingale, Schindler's List, and All the Light We Cannot See, about twelve-year-old Hannah Rosenthal's harrowing experience fleeing Nazi-occupied Germany with her family and best friend, only to discover that the overseas asylum they had been promised is an illusion.

Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black...  read more »

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

The Girl in Green

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The Girl in Green - 2017

by Derek B. Miller

From the author of Norwegian by Night, a novel about two men on a misbegotten quest to save the girl they failed to save decades before

1991. Near Checkpoint Zulu, one hundred miles from the Kuwaiti border, Thomas Benton meets Arwood Hobbes. Benton is a British journalist who reports from war zones in part to avoid his lackluster marriage and a daughter he loves but cannot connect with; Arwood is a midwestern American private who might be an insufferable ignoramus, or might be a...  read more »

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

The Girl in the Ice

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The Girl in the Ice - 2016

by Robert Bryndza

Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice ... She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation. The victim, a beautiful young socialite, appeared to have the perfect life. Yet when Erika begins to dig deeper, she starts to connect the dots between the murder and the killings of three prostitutes, all found...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Guests on South Battery

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The Guests on South Battery - 2017

by Karen White

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Karen White invites you to explore the brick-walked streets of Charleston in her fifth Tradd Street novel, where historic mansions house the memories of years gone by, and restless spirits refuse to fade away...
 
With her extended maternity leave at its end, Melanie Trenholm is less than thrilled to leave her new husband and beautiful twins to return to work, especially when she's awoken by a phone call with no voice on the other end-and the uneasy...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Women Sleuths

Hard Bitten

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Hard Bitten - 2011

by Chloe Neill

Meet Merit, a "wonderfully compelling vampire heroine" (USA Today bestselling author Julie Kenner).

Chicago is beset by supernatural tensions, and Merit-vampire protector of a safe haven called Cadogan house-is worried that the humans will be reaching for their pitchforks any minute. It doesn't help that yet another vampire rave is broken up by the mayor, and a new inhibition- reducing drug is circulating through the community.

It's up to Merit to put her house in order-literally. And if that takes getting a little blood on her hands, so be it. - Amazon

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

Her Every Fear

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Her Every Fear - 2017

by Peter Swanson

The author of the wildly popular The Kind Worth Killing returns with an electrifying and downright Hitchcockian psychological thriller-as tantalizing as the cinema classics Rear Window and Wait Until Dark-involving a young woman caught in a vise of voyeurism, betrayal, manipulation, and murder.
The danger isn't all in your head . . .
Growing up, Kate Priddy was always a bit neurotic, experiencing momentary bouts of anxiety that exploded into full blown panic attacks after an ex-boyfriend...  read more »

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

Highland Spitfire

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Highland Spitfire - 2016

by Mary Wine

New from Mary Wine, the queen of sizzling, page-turning Scottish Historical romance Passion flares between enemies Two hotheaded Highlanders, the offspring of feuding lairds, are tricked by the King; s Regent into a desperate choice: marry or die. Bhaic MacPherson is more disposed to lead his clan into battle than stay married to the daughter of his enemy. But perhaps the intensity of his feelings has more to do with desire than hostility. And the Highlands ignite Ailis Robertson wanted a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The House Husband

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The House Husband - 2017

by James Patterson

Harry Posehn is the best dad, the best husband...well, maybe not.
Detective Teaghan Beaumont is getting closer and closer to discovering the truth about Harry Posehn. But there's a twist that she--and you, dear reader--will never see coming.
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Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The House on Mermaid Point

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The House on Mermaid Point - 2014

by Wendy Wax

In this new novel from the author of Ten Beach Road and Ocean Beach, three unlikely friends who were thrown together by disaster get a do-over on life, love, and happiness . . . 
Maddie, Avery, and Nikki first got to know one another-perhaps all too well-while desperately restoring a beachfront mansion to its former grandeur. Now they're putting that experience to professional use. But their latest project has presented some challenges they couldn't have dreamed up in their wildest...  read more »

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

How to Manage a Marquess

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How to Manage a Marquess - 2016

by Sally MacKenzie

In USA Today bestselling author Sally MacKenzie's charming Spinster House series, love is always a welcome guest...

Two possible futures loom before Miss Anne Davenport. The first option: sharing an unhappy home with her father and soon-to-be stepmother. The second: a life of independence at the Spinster House--if only her friend, Cat, would vacate the premises and marry the Duke of Hart. A well-placed whisper about the pair's secret tryst might speed the course of true love. But the...  read more »

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

Huck Out West

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Huck Out West - 2017

by Robert Coover

Our leading postmodernist novelist turns his iconoclastic eye to a great American classic in this sequel to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
At the end of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, on the eve of the Civil War, Huck and Tom Sawyer decide to escape "sivilization" and "light out for the Territory." In Robert Coover's Huck Out West, also "wrote by Huck," the boys do just that, riding for the famous but short-lived Pony Express, then working as scouts for both sides in the war.
They...  read more »

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

Human Acts

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Human Acts - 2016

by Han Kang

From the internationally bestselling author of THE VEGETARIAN, a "rare and astonishing" (The Observer) portrait of political unrest and the universal struggle for justice

In the midst of a violent student uprising in South Korea, a young boy named Dong-ho is shockingly killed.
 
The story of this tragic episode unfolds in a sequence of interconnected chapters as the victims and the bereaved encounter suppression, denial, and the echoing agony of the massacre. From Dong-ho's...  read more »

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

I Liked My Life

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I Liked My Life - 2017

by Abby Fabiaschi

"An emotional journey of love, loss, healing, and redemption. I rooted for every character." ―Lisa See, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Snow Flower and The Secret Fan
"I Liked My Life is a treasure of a novel. Warm-hearted and clever, the story will keep you reading until the final delicious revelation." ―Diane Chamberlain, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
"Warm and hopeful, this marvelous debut stands next to novels from Catherine McKenzie and...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Ice Beneath Her

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The Ice Beneath Her - 2016

by Camilla Grebe

Acclaimed Swedish author Camilla Grebe makes her solo American debut with a psychological thriller as cunning in its twists as it is captivating in its storytelling-for fans of the celebrated crime fiction of Camilla Läckberg, Jo Nesbo, Ruth Ware, and Fiona Barton.

Winter's chill has descended on Stockholm as police arrive at the scene of a shocking murder. An unidentified woman lies beheaded in a posh suburban home-a brutal crime made all the more disturbing by its uncanny resemblance...  read more »

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

If the Earl Only Knew

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If the Earl Only Knew - 2016

by Amanda Forester

The chase is on in award-winning author Amanda Forester; s brand-new Regency romance series! A sizzling scandal just waiting to happen... Orphaned at a young age, Lady Katherine Ashton and her brother have spent most of their lives on the high seas, seeking to restore their family fortune through somewhat dubious means. After that kind of adventure, Kate knows she won; t ever be accepted as a proper society lady. To the annoyingly clever, temptingly handsome, and altogether troublesome Earl of...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

In the Shadow of Denali

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In the Shadow of Denali - 2017

by Tracie Peterson

Acclaimed Writing Team Pair Up Again for Gripping Historical Romance

Cassidy Ivanoff and her father, John, work at the new and prestigious Curry Hotel outside Mt. McKinley. While John will be expedition and wilderness exploration guide for the wealthy tourists, Cassidy has signed on as a cook's assistant. Both are busy as the hotel prepares to welcome the president of the United States on his way to drive in the golden spike to officially complete the railroad.

Allan Brennan...  read more »

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

It Ends with Us

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It Ends with Us - 2016

by Colleen Hoover

Instant New York Times Bestseller

The newest, highly anticipated novel from beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author, Colleen Hoover.

Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most.

Lily hasn't always had it easy, but that's never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She's come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up-she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Jerusalem

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Jerusalem - 2016

by Alan Moore

New York Times Bestseller Fierce in its imagining and stupefying in its scope, Jerusalem is the tale of everything, told from a vanished gutter. In the epic novel Jerusalem, Alan Moore channels both the ecstatic visions of William Blake and the theoretical physics of Albert Einstein through the hardscrabble streets and alleys of his hometown of Northampton, UK. In the half a square mile of decay and demolition that was England; s Saxon capital, eternity is loitering between the firetrap housing...  read more »

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

Justice

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Justice - 2016

by Laurann Dohner

*** THIS IS A RERELEASE OF A PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BOOK *** Justice North is the face of New Species. Seeing him up close makes Jessie's heart race. He's the ultimate alpha male-big, muscular, exotically beautiful...and dangerous. Of course he's off limits. But then the sexy man purrs and all bets are off. Jessie Dupree is a mouthy, fiery human female who brings out the animal in Justice. She wants to show him how to relax, and he's all for anything she wants to do, but Justice has sworn to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance

K Street

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K Street - 2017

by M. A. Lawson

The latest installment in M.A. Lawson's thrilling Kay Hamilton series, K Street finds the ex-DEA agent working solo to uncover the motivations behind a gruesome shooting at a covert intelligence agency in Washington, D.C.

It's been almost a year since Kay Hamilton was fired from the DEA for going rogue. Since then, she's been employed by the Callahan Group, a covert intelligence agency based in Washington, D.C. Her job description is as dubious as the people she works for, and the...  read more »

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

Kill Switch: A Joe Ledger Novel

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Kill Switch: A Joe Ledger Novel - 2016

by Jonathan Maberry

What do you do when the power goes off?
Terrorists have acquired a terrible new weapon that can crash the power grid and plunge America into a new dark age. A coordinated attack is planned to shut out all lights and emergency services to ten major cities. Planes will fall, hospitals will go dark, no help will come.
And in that terrible darkness, a dreadful plague will be released. If the lights go off, nothing can stop the bioweapon from killing millions.
At the same time, the...  read more »

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

Kill the Father

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Kill the Father - 2017

by Sandrone Dazieri

In this fascinatingly complex thriller, two people, each shattered by their past, team to solve a series of killings and abductions-a ruthlessly planned escalation that turns out to be merely the visible surface of something far more sinister.

When a woman is beheaded in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, the police unit assigned to the case sees an easy solution: they arrest the woman's husband and await his confession. But the chief of Rome's major crimes unit...  read more »

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

A Killing in China Basin

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A Killing in China Basin - 2011

by Kirk Russell

A new crime series set in San Francisco launches with a late night phone call. The body of a young woman lies in a trash-strewn room of a derelict building in China Basin. With that, veteran San Francisco homicide inspector, Ben Raveneau, and his hard-charging new partner, Elizabeth la Rosa, catch their first case together. But they can; t identify the victim and they don; t know why she was there. A false confession misleads and the apparent suicide but possible murder of an SF homicide...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Kind Worth Killing

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The Kind Worth Killing - 2015

by Peter Swanson

A devious tale of psychological suspense so irresistible that it prompts Entertainment Weekly to ask, "Is The Kind Worth Killing the next Gone Girl?" From one of the hottest new thriller writers, Peter Swanson, a name you may not know yet (but soon will), this is his breakout novel in the bestselling tradition of Paula Hawkins' The Girl on the Train-and is soon to be a major movie directed by Agnieszka Holland.
In a tantalizing set-up reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith's classic Strangers on...  read more »

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

King Maybe

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King Maybe - 2016

by Timothy Hallinan

Hollywood burgler Junior Bender finds himself caught in a revenge plot epic enough for the silver screen.

Los Angeles's most talented burglar, Junior Bender, is in the middle of stealing one of the world's rarest stamps from a professional killer when his luck suddenly turns sour. It takes an unexpected assist to get him out alive, but his escape sets off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime. By the time Junior is forced to commit his third burglary of the...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Hard-Boiled • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The King of Plagues: A Joe Ledger Novel

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The King of Plagues: A Joe Ledger Novel - 2011

by Jonathan Maberry

Saturday 09:11 Hours: A blast rocks a London hospital and thousands are dead or injured... 10:09 Hours: Joe Ledger arrives on scene to investigate. The horror is unlike anything he has ever seen. Compelled by grief and rage, Joe rejoins the DMS and within hours is attacked by a hit-team of assassins and sent on a suicide mission into a viral hot zone during an Ebola outbreak. Soon Joe Ledger and the Department of Military Sciences begin tearing down the veils of deception to uncover a vast...  read more »

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

A Lady Can Never Be Too Curious

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A Lady Can Never Be Too Curious - 2012

by Mary Wine

Beneath the Surface of Victorian Life Lies a Very Different World... Hated and feared by the upper classes, the Illuminists guard their secrets with their lives. Janette Aston; s insatiable quest for answers brings her to their locked golden doors, where she encounters the most formidable man she; s ever met. Darius Lawley; s job is to eliminate would-be infiltrators, but even he may be no match for Janette; s cunning and charm... Praise for Highland Heat : "Dramatic and vivid...Scorching love...  read more »

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

Law and Disorder

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Law and Disorder - 2017

by Heather Graham

Trust the enemy? 
Desperate to escape her kidnappers, Kody Cameron can turn to only one man...and he's holding a gun. Outnumbered and trapped in the deadly Everglades, she has little recourse, but something in this captor's eyes makes her believe she can trust him. Does she dare to take the risk? 
Undercover agent Nick Connolly has met Kody before and knows she might very well blow his cover. Though determined to maintain his facade, he can't let Kody die. He won't. And his decision to...  read more »

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

The Life You've Imagined

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The Life You've Imagined - 2010

by Kristina Riggle

"A richly woven story laced with unforgettable characters....A beautiful book."
-Therese Walsh, author of The Last Will of Moira Leahy

"The Life You've Imagined is a terrific novel about love and loss, letting go and holding on. A book to share with family and friends-I loved it."
-Melissa Senate, author of The Secret of Joy
 
From Kristina Riggle, author of the brilliant debut Real Life & Liars, comes The Life You've Imagined, an astonishing new novel about love, loss,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

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Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk - 2017

by Kathleen Rooney

"Transporting...witty, poignant and sparkling."
―People (People Picks Book of the Week)
"Prescient and quick....A perfect fusing of subject and writer, idea and ideal."
―Chicago Tribune
"Extraordinary...hilarious...Elegantly written, Rooney creates a glorious paean to a distant literary life and time―and an unabashed celebration of human connections that bridge past and future.
―Publishers Weekly (starred and boxed)
"Rooney's delectably theatrical fictionalization is...  read more »

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

Little Deaths

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Little Deaths - 2017

by Emma Flint

ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2017

"Gripping."---Maureen Corrigan, Washington Post

"Mesmerizing."---Associated Press

It's 1965 in a tight-knit working-class neighborhood in Queens, New York, and Ruth Malone--a single mother who works long hours as a cocktail waitress--wakes to discover her two small children, Frankie Jr. and Cindy, have gone missing. Later that day, Cindy's body is found in a derelict lot a half mile from her home, strangled....  read more »

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

Love Walks In

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Love Walks In - 2016

by Samantha Chase

Book #2 in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Samantha Chase; s dazzling new series: The Shaughnessy Brothers are back He lives by a schedule Aubrey Burke is on the run from an about-to-be-disastrous mistake when resort owner Hugh Shaughnessy catches her climbing through his office window. Until Aubrey tumbled into his life, Hugh had relied on work and discipline to safeguard a heart damaged by family tragedy. Now his careful world will never be the same. She lives for the moment...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Lucky Boy

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Lucky Boy - 2016

by Shanthi Sekaran

A gripping tale of adventure and searing reality, Lucky Boy gives voice to two mothers bound together by their love for one lucky boy.

"Sekaran has written a page-turner that's touching and all too real." -People

"A fiercely compassionate story about the bonds and the bounds of motherhood and, ultimately, of love."-Cristina Henriquez, author of The Book of Unknown Americans

Eighteen years old and fizzing with optimism, Solimar Castro-Valdez embarks on a perilous journey...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Made for Us

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Made for Us - 2015

by Samantha Chase

Book #1 in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Samantha Chase; s dazzling new series: Meet The Shaughnessy Brothers Can; t make time for love? The Shaughnessy brothers have spent the years since their mother; s untimely death taking care of each other and trying to make their father proud. Oldest son Aidan is hard-working, handsome, successful-and still single. Sure, he; d like to have his own family someday, but who has the time? She; ll show him how to find it Zoe Dalton, a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Malicious: A Mitchum Story

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Malicious: A Mitchum Story - 2017

by James Patterson

Did my brother kill your husband?

Mitchum is back. His brother's been charged with murder. Nathaniel swears he didn't kill anyone, but word on the street is that he was involved with the victim's wife. Now, Navy SEAL dropout Mitchum will break every rule to expose the truth--even if it destroys the people he loves.


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

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

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The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping - 2017

by Aharon Appelfeld

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed author ("One of the greatest writers of the age"-The Guardian): a young Holocaust survivor takes his first steps toward creating a new life in the newly established state of Israel.

Erwin doesn't remember much about his journey across Europe when the war finally ended because he spent most of it asleep, carried by other survivors as they emerged from their hiding places or were liberated from the camps and made their way to the shores of...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Literature & Fiction

The Marchington Scandal

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The Marchington Scandal - 2014

by Jane Ashford

On the Surface, He; s a Pretentious Aristocrat But the Heart Sees More Than Meets the Eye Lord Oliver Stonendon, or Stone Heart, as the ton refers him, flirts with every debutante. He; s handsome, rich, and quite a catch, but he hasn; t proposed-not since Katharine Daltry flatly refused him five years ago. To Katharine, he hasn; t changed one farthing from the arrogant, selfish young man he once was. Katharine prefers to avoid balls, masquerades, and other fripperies of the season, and hones...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Midnight Bell

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The Midnight Bell - 2016

by Jack Higgins

"The bell rings at midnight, as death requires it." – Irish proverb From "the dean of intrigue novelists" ( St. Louis Post-Dispatch ) comes a knife-edge story of terrorism and revenge. In Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear revenge. In London, Sean Dillon and his colleagues in the "Prime Minister; s private army," fresh from defeating a deadly al-Qaeda operation, receive a warning: You may think you have weakened us, but you have...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Mister Monkey

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Mister Monkey - 2016

by Francine Prose

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author weaves an ingenious, darkly humorous, and brilliantly observant story that follows the exploits and intrigue of a constellation of characters affiliated with an off-off-off-off Broadway children's musical.
Mister Monkey-a screwball children's musical about a playfully larcenous pet chimpanzee-is the kind of family favorite that survives far past its prime. Margot, who plays the chimp's lawyer, knows the production is dreadful and bemoans the...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Mistletoe Between Friends

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Mistletoe Between Friends - 2014

by Samantha Chase

All lifelong friends Lily Cavanaugh and Cameron Greene want is a chance to enjoy the Christmas season. What; s stopping them? Their matchmaking parents who seem determined to set the two of them up on some of the worst blind dates in the history of dating. They; ve identified the problem and have come up with the perfect solution - they will pretend to be dating in order to get their parents off of their backs and finally have a chance to enjoy a peaceful Christmas. It was a simple concept;...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Mistletoe Between Friends / The Snowflake Inn

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Mistletoe Between Friends / The Snowflake Inn - 2016

by Samantha Chase

Two gorgeous stories about the most romantic time of the year... The holidays don; t have to be fraught with tension, as lifelong friends Lily Cavanaugh and Cameron Greene discover in Mistletoe Between Friends when they cook up a scheme to fool their family and friends. The Snowflake Inn shows rivals Grace Brodie and Riley Walsh that Christmas is a time when dreams come true-even if you; ve given up on those dreams long ago. Praise for The Christmas Cottage / Ever After: "Samantha Chase; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

The Mistletoe Murder

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The Mistletoe Murder - 2016

by P. D. James

Four previously uncollected stories from one of the great mystery writers of our time—swift, cunning murder mysteries (two of which feature the young Adam Dalgliesh) that together, to borrow the author; s own word, add up to a delightful "entertainment." The newly appointed Sgt. Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that is "pure Agatha Christie." . . . A "pedantic, respectable, censorious" clerk; s secret taste for pornography is only the first reason he finds for not coming forward as a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Short Stories

Murder on the Hour: A Penny Brannigan Mystery

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Murder on the Hour: A Penny Brannigan Mystery - 2016

by Elizabeth J. Duncan

The residents of Llanelen are brimming with excitement. Antiques Cymru, a regional take on the popular national TV show, is coming to the Welsh town and people are flocking from miles around, hoping their attic treasures turn out to be worth a fortune. On the day of filming, quiet local sheep farmer Haydn Williams brings a generations-old long-case clock for evaluation, while the woman he's always admired from afar, Catrin Bellis, turns up with a cherished handmade quilt. Will either hear...  read more »

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

My Husband's Wife

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My Husband's Wife - 2017

by Jane Corry

"It won't be so bad when you're there," says my new husband before kiss­ing me. "I know," I say before he peels off.

Two lies. Small white ones. Designed to make the other feel better. But that's how some lies start. Small. Well meaning. Until they get too big to handle.

"The novel's plot is as provocative as its title, and the book nicely fits into the psychological suspense genre that's riding a slipstream of popularity, thanks to the success of Gone Girl and The Girl on...  read more »

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

Never Never

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Never Never - 2017

by James Patterson


Never...
assume you know someone. Harry Blue is the top Sex Crimes investigator in her department. She's a seasoned pro who's seen it all. But even she didn't see this coming: her own brother arrested for the grisly murders of three beautiful young women.

Never...
accept a reassignment to the middle of nowhere "for your own good." Harry's been sent to a makeshift town in a desolate landscape-a world full of easy money, plenty of illegal ways to spend it, and a ragtag...  read more »

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

Norse Mythology

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Norse Mythology - 2017

by Neil Gaiman

Introducing an instant classic―master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.
Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.
In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor,...  read more »

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

The Nowhere Man: An Orphan X Novel

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The Nowhere Man: An Orphan X Novel - 2017

by Gregg Hurwitz

Spoken about only in whispers, the Nowhere Man can only be reached by the truly desperate, he can ―He will do anything to save them.
Evan Smoak is the Nowhere Man.
Taken from a group home at twelve, Evan was raised and trained as part of the Orphan Program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets―i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the Program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man.
...  read more »

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

Ocean Beach

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Ocean Beach - 2012

by Wendy Wax

Wendy Wax, author of the "warm [and] wry" (St. Petersburg Times) Ten Beach Road, returns with a novel of three women in need of a second chance...or is it a third?

Unlikely friends Madeline, Avery and Nicole have hit some speed bumps in their lives, but when they arrive in Miami's South Beach neighborhood, they are all hoping for a do-over. Literally. They've been hired to bring a once-grand historic house back to its former glory on a new television show called Do-Over. If they can...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

On Second Thought

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On Second Thought - 2017

by Kristan Higgins

Following in the footsteps of her critically acclaimed novel If You Only Knew, multi-bestselling author Kristan Higgins returns with a pitch-perfect look at the affection-and the acrimony-that binds sisters together 
Ainsley O'Leary is so ready to get married-she's even found the engagement ring her boyfriend has stashed away. What she doesn't anticipate is for Eric to blindside her with a tactless breakup he chronicles in a blog...which (of course) goes viral. Devastated and humiliated,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

One Last Thing Before I Go

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One Last Thing Before I Go - 2012

by Jonathan Tropper

The bestselling author of This Is Where I Leave You returns with a hilarious and heart-rending tale about one familiy; s struggle to reconnect. "Mistakes have been made." Drew Silver has begun to accept that life isn; t going to turn out as he expected. His fleeting fame as the drummer for a one-hit wonder rock band is nearly a decade behind him. His ex-wife is about to marry a terrific guy. And his Princeton-bound teenage daughter Casey has just confided in him that she; s...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Open and Shut

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Open and Shut - 2003

by David Rosenfelt

"There is nothing like a golden retriever. I know, I know, it's a big planet with a lot of wonderful things, but golden retrievers are the absolute best. Mine is named Tara . . . The only problem she has ever caused is that I spend so much time with her in the mornings that I am almost invariably late for work."



Whether dueling with new forensics or the local old boys' network, irreverent defense attorney Andy Carpenter always leaves them awed with his biting wit and...  read more »

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

The Orphan Mother

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The Orphan Mother - 2016

by Robert Hicks

An epic account of one remarkable woman's quest for justice from the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow of the South and A Separate Country.

In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock--the "Widow of the South"--has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But when her ambitious, politically minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah--no stranger to loss--finds her world once more...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Pachinko

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Pachinko - 2017

by Min Jin Lee

A new tour de force from the bestselling author of Free Food for Millionaires, for readers of A Fine Balance and Cutting for Stone.

Profoundly moving and gracefully told, PACHINKO follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them. Betrayed by her wealthy lover, Sunja finds unexpected salvation when a young tubercular minister offers to marry her...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Patriots

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The Patriots - 2017

by Sana Krasikov

A sweeping multigenerational debut novel about idealism, betrayal, and family secrets that takes us from Brooklyn in the 1930s to Soviet Russia to post-Cold War America

When the Great Depression hits, Florence Fein leaves Brooklyn College for what appears to be a plum job in Moscow-and the promise of love and independence. But once in Russia, she quickly becomes entangled in a country she can't escape. Many years later, Florence's son, Julian, will make the opposite journey, immigrating...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

A Perilous Undertaking

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A Perilous Undertaking - 2017

by Deanna Raybourn

Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries... 

London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task-saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused...  read more »

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

A Portrait of Emily Price

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A Portrait of Emily Price - 2016

by Katherine Reay

Art restorer Emily Price has never encountered anything she can't fix-until she meets Ben, an Italian chef, who seems just right. But when Emily follows Ben home to Italy, she learns that his family is another matter . . .
Emily Price-fix-it girl extraordinaire and would-be artist-dreams of having a gallery show of her own. There is no time for distractions, especially not the ultimate distraction of falling in love.
But Chef Benito Vassallo's relentless pursuit proves hard to resist....  read more »

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

Power Game

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Power Game - 2017

by Christine Feehan

#1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan is "one of the best storytellers around" (RT Book Reviews). Find out why as two lovers surrounded by greed and corruption discover there's no telling whom you can trust-or who will come out on top...
 
When members of a United Nations joint security force are taken hostage by radical terrorists in Indonesia, Captain Ezekiel Fortunes is called to lead the rescue team. Part of a classified government experiment, Zeke is a supersoldier...  read more »

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

Predator One: A Joe Ledger Novel

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Predator One: A Joe Ledger Novel - 2015

by Jonathan Maberry

On opening day of the new baseball season a small model-kit airplane flies down from the stands and buzzes the mound, where a decorated veteran pilot is about to throw out the first ball. The toy plane is the exact replica of the one flown by the war hero. Everyone laughs, thinking it's a prank or a publicity stunt. Until it explodes, killing dozens.
Seconds later a swarm of killer drones descend upon the picnicked crowd, each one carrying a powerful bomb. All across the country artificial...  read more »

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

Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

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Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis - 2016

by Anne Rice

From Anne Rice, conjurer of the beloved best sellers Interview with the Vampire and Prince Lestat , an ambitious and exhilarating new novel of utopian vision and power "In my dreams, I saw a city fall into the sea. I heard the cries of thousands. I saw flames that outshone the lamps of heaven. And all the world was shaken . . ." —Anne Rice, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis At the novel; s center: the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, hero, leader, inspirer, irresistible force,...  read more »

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

The Prisoner

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The Prisoner - 2017

by Alex Berenson

To unmask a CIA mole, John Wells must resume his old undercover identity as an al Qaeda jihadi-and hope he can survive it-in this cutting-edge novel from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author.
 
It is the most dangerous mission of John Wells's career.

Evidence is mounting that someone high up in the CIA is doing the unthinkable-passing messages to ISIS, alerting them to planned operations. Finding out the mole's identity without alerting him, however, will be very hard, and...  read more »

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

Private - The Royals

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Private - The Royals - 2016

by James Patterson

God save the Queen-only Private can save the Royal Family. Private is the most elite detective agency in the world. But when kidnappers threaten to execute a Royal Family member in front of the Queen, Jack Morgan and his team have just 24 hours to stop them. Or heads will roll...literally. 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 • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Private Down Under

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Private Down Under - 2014

by James Patterson

The world; s most exclusive detective agency opens a new office - in Australia! With the best detectives in the business, cutting edge technology and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private. Now, at a glittering launch party overlooking the iconic Opera House, Private Sydney throws open its doors . . . Craig Gisto and his newly formed team have barely raised their glasses, however, when a young Asian man, blood-soaked and bullet-ridden, staggers into the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Private India

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Private India - 2014

by James Patterson

When Jack Morgan opens the Mumbai branch of Private, the world; s most elite detective agency, he hands the reins to top agent Santosh Wagh. Now, in this teeming metropolis of over thirteen million people where the guilty have everywhere to hide, Santosh goes on the hunt for one elusive killer. A killer who is targeting seemingly unconnected women and placing strange objects at their death scenes in a series of chilling rituals. As the Private team races to find a link that will lead them to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

A Promise of Fire

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A Promise of Fire - 2016

by Amanda Bouchet

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016! An NPR Best Book of 2016! "I can say, without a doubt, that A Promise of Fire is going on my keeper shelf ...I cannot remember the last time I wanted to both savor and devour a book." - Smart Bitches, Trashy Books KINGDOMS WILL RISE AND FALL FOR HER... BUT NOT IF SHE CAN HELP IT Catalia "Cat" Fisa lives disguised as a soothsayer in a traveling circus. She is perfectly content avoiding the danger and destiny the Gods-and her homicidal mother-have saddled her...  read more »

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

Prose and Cons

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Prose and Cons - 2016

by Amanda Flower

Magic, books, and cats collide in a village near Niagara Falls in the latest mystery from the author of Crime and Poetry...
 
In Cascade Springs, New York, Violet Waverly and her grandma, Daisy, are the proprietors of Charming Books, where the power of the written word is positively enchanting...
 
October in Cascade Springs means tourists are pouring in for the annual Food and Wine Festival, and Daisy hopes to draw those crowds to the store. She asks Violet and the local...  read more »

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

A Puzzle to Be Named Later: A Puzzle Lady Mystery

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A Puzzle to Be Named Later: A Puzzle Lady Mystery - 2017

by Parnell Hall

New York Times Bestselling Author
"If sweet-looking, gray-haired Miss Marple cursed, smoked, and carried a gun in her purse, she'd be a ringer for Cora Felton."―Booklist
The Puzzle Lady couldn't be happier. Matt Greystone, the rookie sensation who just signed a huge contract with the Yankees after coming to the team as the player to be named later in a trade with the Diamondbacks, winning seventeen games as a starting pitcher, was coming to town to rehab from an arm injury. A diehard...  read more »

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

The Queen; s Accomplice

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The Queen; s Accomplice - 2016

by Susan Elia Macneal

Spy and code-breaker extraordinaire Maggie Hope returns to war-weary London, where she is thrust into the dangerous hunt for a monster, as the New York Times bestselling mystery series for fans of Jacqueline Winspear, Charles Todd, and Anne Perry continues. England, 1942. The Nazis; relentless Blitz may have paused, but London; s nightly blackouts continue. Now, under the cover of darkness, a madman is brutally killing and mutilating young women in eerie and exact re-creations of Jack the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Rather Be the Devil

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Rather Be the Devil - 2017

by Ian Rankin


Rebus investigates a cold case that just turned red hot.

As he settles into an uneasy retirement, Rebus has given up his favorite vices. There's just one habit he can't shake: he can't let go of an unsolved case. It's the only pastime he has left and up until now, it's the only one that wasn't threatening to kill him. But when Rebus starts reexamining the facts behind the long-ago murder of a glamorous woman at a luxurious hotel - on the same night a famous rock star and his...  read more »

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

Reckless in Texas

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Reckless in Texas - 2016

by Kari Lynn Dell

"Look out, world! There; s a new cowboy in town."- CAROLYN BROWN , NY Times Bestselling Author for Tangled in Texas Rough and tumble, cocky and charming, Joe; s everything a rodeo superstar should be... And he; s way out of Violet; s league. Violet Jacobs is fearless. At least, that; s what the cowboys she snatches from under the hooves of bucking horses think. Outside the ring, she; s got plenty of worries rattling her bones: her young son, her mess of a love life, and lately, her family; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

The Refugees

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The Refugees - 2017

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer was one of the most widely and highly praised novels of 2015, the winner not only of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, but also the Center for Fiction Debut Novel Prize, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, the ALA Carnegie Medal for Fiction, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and the California Book Award for First Fiction. Nguyen's next fiction book, The Refugees, is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Resume Speed

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Resume Speed - 2016

by Lawrence Block

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Right Behind You

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Right Behind You - 2017

by Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner's next thriller following her runaway New York Times bestseller Find Her takes her wildly popular brand of suspense to new heights.
 
Is he a hero?
 
Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash's older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah has finally moved on. About to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, Sharlah loves one thing...  read more »

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

Ring of Fire

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Ring of Fire - 2017

by Brad Taylor

Former Delta Force officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a relentlessly fast-paced, gripping thriller featuring Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill as they come face-to-face with an insidious threat to strike terror into the heart of America.  

Fifteen years ago, in order to win a contract in the Kingdom, a desperate defense contractor used a shell company to provide a bribe to a wealthy Saudi businessman. Now a powerful player in the...  read more »

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

The Ripper's Shadow: A Victorian Mystery

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The Ripper's Shadow: A Victorian Mystery - 2017

by Laura Joh Rowland

The year is 1888 and Jack the Ripper begins his reign of terror.

Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit “boudoir photographs" of the town's local ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered within weeks of one another, Sarah begins to suspect it's more than mere coincidence.

Teamed with a motley crew of...  read more »

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

The Rising

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The Rising - 2017

by Heather Graham

From acclaimed thriller-suspense novelists Heather Graham and Jon Land comes a story of action, mystery, and the endurance of young love in The Rising.
Twenty-four hours. That's all it takes for the lives of two young people to be changed forever.
Alex Chin has the world on a plate. A football hero and homecoming king with plenty of scholarship offers, his future looks bright. His tutor, Samantha Dixon, is preparing to graduate high school at the top of her class. She plans to turn her...  read more »

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

The River at Night

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The River at Night - 2017

by Erica Ferencik

A January 2017 Indie Next Pick

A Bustle Most Anticipated Thriller Novel of 2017

An Entertainment Weekly "Must List" Pick

A high-stakes drama set against the harsh beauty of the Maine wilderness, charting the journey of four friends as they fight to survive the aftermath of a white water rafting accident, The River at Night is a nonstop and unforgettable thriller by a stunning new voice in fiction.

Winifred Allen needs a vacation.

Stifled by a soul-crushing...  read more »

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

Roadside Assistance

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Roadside Assistance - 2016

by Marie Harte

Underneath the axle grease and tats He; s a gentleman Foley Sanders figured he; ll always be content with a life of cars and casual hookups. Until a run-in with Cyn, a statuesque firecracker with a hate-on for men, leaves him bewitched and intrigued-much to her annoyance. Maybe Cynthia Nichols was a little hard on Foley, that muscular, tattooed, super-hot mechanic next door. But she; s tired of feeling defensive about her size and has sworn off men. She; s got a new job, new life, perfect plan....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Robert B. Parker's Revelation

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Robert B. Parker's Revelation - 2017

by Robert Knott

Itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch return to confront an escaped criminal in the grittiest entry yet of the New York Times bestselling series.
 
Territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch figured things had finally settled down in Appaloosa when Boston Bill Black's murder charge was dropped. But all that changed when Augustus Noble Driggs was transferred to a stateside penitentiary just across the border from Mexico. Square-jawed, handsome, and built like a muscled...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Second Mrs. Hockaday

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The Second Mrs. Hockaday - 2017

by Susan Rivers

"TAUT, ALMOST UNBEARABLE SUSPENSE . . . This galvanizing historical portrait of courage, determination, and abiding love mesmerizes and shocks." -Booklist (starred review)

"All I had known for certain when I came around the hen house that first evening in July and saw my husband trudging into the yard after lifetimes spent away from us, a borrowed bag in his hand and the shadow of grief on his face, was that he had to be protected at all costs from knowing what had happened in his...  read more »

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

Seduced

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Seduced - 2016

by Randy Wayne White

Hannah Smith returns in the stunning new adventure in the New York Times –bestselling series by the author of the Doc Ford novels. A fishing guide and part-time investigator, Hannah Smith is a tall, strong Florida woman descended from many generations of the same. But the problem before her now is much older even than that. Five hundred years ago, Spanish conquistadors planted the first orange seeds in Florida, but now the whole industry is in trouble. The trees are dying at the root,...  read more »

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

Selection Day

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Selection Day - 2017

by Aravind Adiga

From Aravind Adiga, the bestselling, Booker Prize­-winning author of The White Tiger, a dazzling new novel about two brothers in a Mumbai slum who are raised by their obsessive father to become cricket stars, and whose coming-of-age threatens their relationship, future, and sense of themselves.

Manjunath Kumar is fourteen and living in a slum in Mumbai. He knows he is good at cricket-if not as good as his older brother, Radha. He knows that he fears and resents his domineering and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Shadowed Souls

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Shadowed Souls - 2016

by Jim Butcher

In this dark and gritty collection—featuring short stories from Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire, Kevin J. Anderson, and Rob Thurman—nothing is as simple as black and white, light and dark, good and evil.. Unfortunately, that; s exactly what makes it so easy to cross the line. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher; s Cold Case , Molly Carpenter—Harry Dresden; s apprentice-turned-Winter Lady—must collect a tribute from a remote Fae colony and discovers that even...  read more »

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

Shelter in Place

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Shelter in Place - 2016

by Alexander Maksik

Named one of the San Francisco Chronicle's "Best Books of 2016"

Named one of The Guardian's "Best Books of 2016"

Set in the Pacific Northwest in the jittery, jacked-up early 1990s, Shelter in Place, by one of America's most thrillingly defiant contemporary authors, is a stylish literary novel about the hereditary nature of mental illness, the fleeting intensity of youth, the obligations of family, and the dramatic consequences of love. 

Joseph March, a twenty-one-year-old...  read more »

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

The Signal Flame

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The Signal Flame - 2017

by Andrew Krivak

The stunning second novel from National Book Award finalist Andrew Krivak-a heartbreaking, captivating story about a family awaiting the return of their youngest son from the Vietnam War.

In a small town in Pennsylvania's Endless Mountains Hannah and her son Bo mourn the loss of the family patriarch, Jozef Vinich. They were three generations under one roof. Three generations, but only one branch of a scraggy tree; they are a war-haunted family in a war-torn century. Having survived the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Sisters of Sugarcreek

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The Sisters of Sugarcreek - 2017

by Cathy Liggett

Many lives were changed the day a fire burned down Faith Community Church, devastating the small town of Sugarcreek, Ohio.

Now a young Amish widow, Lydia Gruber faces an uncertain future. Her husband, a craftsman and volunteer firefighter, always took care of everything, keeping her isolated from others in their community. Without anyone or any skills, how will she survive?

With the death of her beloved aunt Rose in the fire, single mom Jessica Holtz inherits Rose's Knit One Quilt...  read more »

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

Slade

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Slade - 2016

by Laurann Dohner

*** THIS IS A RERELEASE OF A PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BOOK *** Dr. Trisha Norbit is flat on her back in a hospital bed, pinned under a really big New Species male. Though drugged out of his mind, he promises her ecstasy and is determined to deliver-but hospital staff intervenes. 215 is a man Trisha will never forget. But, when she meets him again at Homeland...he doesn't even remember her! The nosy new doctor wants to know all about the breeding habits between humans and Species. Slade proposes a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance

Slated for Death: A Penny Brannigan Mystery

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Slated for Death: A Penny Brannigan Mystery - 2015

by Elizabeth J. Duncan

When the body of well-liked and respectable Glenda Roberts is discovered at the bottom of a former slate mine, now a busy tourist attraction, pandemonium erupts in the North Wales town of Llanelen. Penny Brannigan finds herself drawn into the investigation when jars of her house-brand hand cream are found among counterfeit inventory Glenda and her sister were selling.
Police are convinced that the mine operator whose asthmatic son suffered an almost-fatal attack due to the merchandise is...  read more »

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

Sleeping Giants

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Sleeping Giants - 2016

by Sylvain Neuvel

A page-turning debut in the tradition of Michael Crichton, World War Z, and The Martian, Sleeping Giants is a thriller fueled by an earthshaking mystery—and a fight to control a gargantuan power. A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who come to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl in...  read more »

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

The Sleepwalker

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The Sleepwalker - 2017

by Chris Bohjalian

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room comes a spine-tingling novel of lies, loss, and buried desire-the mesmerizing story of a wife and mother who vanishes from her bed late one night.

When Annalee Ahlberg goes missing, her children fear the worst. Annalee is a sleepwalker whose affliction manifests in ways both bizarre and devastating. Once, she merely destroyed the hydrangeas in front of her Vermont home. More terrifying was the night her older daughter, Lianna,...  read more »

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

Snowbound at Christmas

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Snowbound at Christmas - 2016

by Jennifer Ryan

When a snowstorm pummels the western half of the country, three couples find once off-limits love just in time for Christmas. An unforgettable holiday anthology from bestselling authors Jennifer Ryan, Maisey Yates, and Lia Riley.
Close to Perfect: A Montana Men Novella by Jennifer Ryan
At sixteen, Abigail gave Dex the gift of a lifetime, but the cost of it was more than he ever knew. Now she's back in town with a secret that has been ten years in the making and this time it's Dex's turn...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Snowflake Inn

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The Snowflake Inn - 2013

by Samantha Chase

A home for the holidays... Grace thought she had finally found a place to belong. Coming off of ten years of tragedy and disappointments, her arrival at The Snowflake Inn finally gives her a reason to have hope for her future and the possibility of her forever-home. Until one man arrives with the power to take it all away. Versus NOT wanting to be home for the holidays... Riley; s world has been turned upside down. He; s back at the one place that he never wanted to return to and it looks like...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Some Girls Bite

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Some Girls Bite - 2009

by Chloe Neill

First in a brand new series about a Chicago graduate student?s introduction into a society of vampires.

Sure, the life of a graduate student wasn?t exactly glamorous, but it was Merit?s. She was doing fine until a rogue vampire attacked her. But he only got a sip before he was scared away by another bloodsucker?and this one decided the best way to save her life was to make her the walking undead.

Turns out her savior was the master vampire of Cadogan House. Now she?s traded...  read more »

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

Someone Like You

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Someone Like You - 2016

by Lauren Layne

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Lauren Layne; s bestselling Oxford Series continues with the poignant, heartwarming story of New York; s most eligible bachelor, Lincoln Mathis, a man who; s living a lie—until his dream woman takes away the pain. Lincoln Mathis doesn; t hide his reputation as Manhattan; s ultimate playboy. In fact, he cultivates it. But behind every flirtatious smile, each provocative quip, there; s a secret that Lincoln; s hiding from even his closest friends—a tragedy...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps

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The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps - 2015

by Kai Ashante Wilson

One of Publishers Weekly's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the Year

Critically acclaimed author Kai Ashante Wilson makes his commercial debut with this striking, wondrous tale of gods and mortals, magic and steel, and life and death that will reshape how you look at sword and sorcery.
Since leaving his homeland, the earthbound demigod Demane has been labeled a sorcerer. With his ancestors' artifacts in hand, the Sorcerer follows the Captain, a beautiful man with song for a...  read more »

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

The Sound of Seas: Book 3 of The EarthEnd Saga

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The Sound of Seas: Book 3 of The EarthEnd Saga - 2016

by Gillian Anderson

From Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin-the final book in their "addictive" (Marie Claire) EarthEnd Saga comes to a thrilling conclusion in a wild story involving time travel, ghosts, alien technology, and strange spiritual powers...the perfect combination for X-Files fans.

After discovering the secrets to the Gaalderkhani tiles-ancient computers that house not just memories, but untold destructive force-Caitlin O'Hara's son gets accidentally thrust back in time. In order to save him she...  read more »

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

The Spy

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The Spy - 2016

by Paulo Coelho

In his new novel, Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of The Alchemist and Adultery , brings to life one of history; s most enigmatic women: Mata Hari. HER ONLY CRIME WAS TO BE AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless. Within months she was the most celebrated woman in the city. As a dancer, she shocked and delighted audiences; as a courtesan, she bewitched the era; s richest and most powerful men. But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari; s lifestyle...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Sunshine Beach

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Sunshine Beach - 2016

by Wendy Wax

In this brand-new summer read by the USA Today bestselling author of The House on Mermaid Point, three women join forces to bring a historic seaside hotel back to life...
 
There's nothing that a fresh coat of paint and a few glasses of wine can't fix...
 
After losing their life savings in a Ponzi scheme, Maddie, Avery, and Nikki have banded together to make the most of what they have left, using their determination, ingenuity, guts, and a large dose of elbow grease. It's...  read more »

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

A Sure Thing

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A Sure Thing - 2016

by Marie Harte

Meet the Donnigans With the eldest Donnigan brothers adjusting to civilian life, their younger sister constantly in trouble, and their little brother clueless about life in general, falling in love is the last thing on anyone; s mind... Can this Bossy Badass Marine... The Marine Corps was everything Landon Donnigan ever wanted in life...until a bullet sent him home with a medical discharge. Teaching a self-defense class at the gym is old-hat for a marine, but when he meets sexy Ava Rosenthal,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweetest Taboo

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Sweetest Taboo - 2016

by J. Kenner

In this irresistible Stark International Novel, J. Kenner ups the ante on Dirtiest Secret and Hottest Mess, proving once again with the S.I.N. series that she "may very well have cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them" ( RT Book Reviews ). All eyes are on us . . . and there; s nowhere to run. Everyone has their own ideas about Dallas Sykes: He; s a reckless billionaire, a devilish playboy, a man who gets whatever he wants the minute he...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Swimming Lessons

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Swimming Lessons - 2017

by Claire Fuller

Elle's Most Anticipated Books by WomenA Most Anticipated Book at Buzzfeed, Goodreads, NYLON, Bustle, and Reader's DigestFrom the author of the award-winning and word-of-mouth sensation Our Endless Numbered Days comes an exhilarating literary mystery that will keep readers guessing until the final page.Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, about the truth of their marriage, but instead of giving them to him, she hides them in the thousands of books he has collected over the...  read more »

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

A Taste of Honey

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A Taste of Honey - 2016

by Kai Ashante Wilson

A Taste of Honey is a new novella in the world of Kai Ashante Wilson's The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps that N. K. Jemisin calls "a love story as painful as it is beautiful and complex". One of BookRiot's "Best Books We Read in November."
Long after the Towers left the world but before the dragons came to Daluça, the emperor brought his delegation of gods and diplomats to Olorum. As the royalty negotiates over trade routes and public services, the divinity seeks arcane assistance among the...  read more »

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

The Thicket

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The Thicket - 2013

by Joe R. Lansdale

ALA Reading List Award for History, Short List Love and vengeance at the dark dawn of the East Texas oil boom from Joe Lansdale, "a true American original" (Joe Hill, author of Heart-Shaped Box ). Jack Parker thought he; d already seen his fair share of tragedy. His grandmother was killed in a farm accident when he was barely five years old. His parents have just succumbed to the smallpox epidemic sweeping turn-of-the-century East Texas—orphaning him and his younger sister, Lula. Then...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

This Is Our Song

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This Is Our Song - 2016

by Samantha Chase

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Samantha Chase crafts a tender, hopeful family-centered romance She knows him by reputation Riley Shaughnessy knew that to stand out in his large family, he; d have to go big. Making a name for himself as a musician wasn; t easy, but he followed his dreams to rock-star success. But the relentless expectations of fans is not helping the slump he; s in now. So of course the person who attracts him is the woman who is not impressed by fame. Which...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Three Graces

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The Three Graces - 2013

by Jane Ashford

When It Comes to the Game of Love Finding themselves suddenly impoverished and alone in the world, the three Hartington sisters must rely on their wits, charm, and unique talents to support themselves. Forced to go their separate ways, each of these enchanting sisters is brought to a dead end by the perplexing ways of men and the inequity of fate. Three Heads are Better than One Then each receives a letter that changes everything...and if the sisters are going to overcome the obstacles to love,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Three-Martini Lunch

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Three-Martini Lunch - 2016

by Suzanne Rindell

From the author of the "thrilling" (The Christian Science Monitor) novel The Other Typist comes an evocative, multilayered story of ambition, success, and secrecy in 1950s New York.
 
In 1958, Greenwich Village buzzes with beatniks, jazz clubs, and new ideas-the ideal spot for three ambitious young people to meet. Cliff Nelson, the son of a successful book editor, is convinced he's the next Kerouac, if only his father would notice. Eden Katz dreams of being an editor but is shocked...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Tony and Susan

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Tony and Susan - 2015

by Austin Wright

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED TOM FORD; S NEW FILM, NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, STARRING JAKE GYLLENHAAL AND AMY ADAMS "A SUPERB AND THRILLING NOVEL...EXTRAORDINARY." — Ian McEwan "COMPELLING...MESMERIZING...ABSOLUTELY IRRESISTIBLE."— New York Times "A PERFECT LITERARY PUZZLE, AN IRRESISTIBLE TALE ABOUT MARRIAGE AND MURDER, BOTH THRILLING AND MOVING."—Scott Turow "A PAGE-TURNER OF A LITERARY THRILLER."—Sara Waters "BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN, PERFECTLY PACED, IMPRESSIVELY CLEVER, AND...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Transit

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Transit - 2017

by Rachel Cusk

The stunning second novel of a trilogy that began with Outline, one of The New York Times Book Review's ten best books of 2015

In the wake of her family's collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London. The process of this upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitions―personal, moral, artistic, and practical―as she endeavors to construct a new reality for herself and her children. In the city, she is made to confront aspects of living that she has, until now,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

Treason

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Treason - 2016

by Newt Gingrich

Leading politician and bestselling author Newt Gingrich and novelist Pete Earley are back with the gripping sequel to Duplicity . THE WORLD; S MASTER TERRORIST, known only as the Falcon, has infiltrated Washington; s highest corridors of power, threatening the very existence of our democracy in this realistic tale of modern day TREASON. Major Brooke Grant has been waging war against terrorism since her parents were murdered during 9/11, keenly aware that her enemy transcends borders. But a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Trespasser

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The Trespasser - 2016

by Tana French

New York Times bestselling author Tana French is "required reading for anyone who appreciates tough, unflinching intelligence and ingenious plotting" ( The New York Times ). She "inspires cultic devotion in readers . . . ( The New Yorker ) and is "the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years" ( Washington Post ). "Atmospheric and unputdownable." – People In bestselling Tana French; s newest "tour de force,"* being on the Murder squad is nothing like Detective...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Triple Crown

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Triple Crown - 2016

by Felix Francis

Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest thriller in the Dick Francis tradition, this time on a special mission to the United States to investigate a conspiracy involving the biggest horse races in the country. Jeff Hinkley, investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA) where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization—an informant who is passing on confidential information to those under...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Trouble with Dukes

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The Trouble with Dukes - 2016

by Grace Burrowes

"Smart, sexy, and oh-so romantic." —-Mary Balogh, New York Times bestselling author THEY CALL HIM THE DUKE OF MURDER... The gossips whisper that the new Duke of Murdoch is a brute, a murderer, and even worse—a Scot. They say he should never be trusted alone with a woman. But Megan Windham sees in Hamish something different, some one different. No one was fiercer at war than Hamish McHugh, though now the soldier faces a whole new battlefield: a London Season. To make his sisters...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Turn: The Hollows Begins with Death

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The Turn: The Hollows Begins with Death - 2017

by Kim Harrison

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison returns to her beloved Hollows series with The Turn, the official prequel to the series that will introduce you to a whole new side of Rachel Morgan's world as they've never seen it before!

Can science save us when all else fails?

Trisk and her hated rival, Kal, have the same goal: save their species from extinction.

But death comes in the guise of hope when a genetically modified tomato created to feed the world combines...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Suspense

Twice Bitten

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Twice Bitten - 2010

by Chloe Neill

Shapeshifters from across the country are convening in the Windy City, and as a gesture of peace, Master Vampire Ethan Sullivan has offered their leader a very special bodyguard: Merit, Chicago's newest vampire. Merit is supposed to protect the Alpha, Gabriel Keene-and to spy for the vamps while she's at it. Oh, and luckily Ethan's offering some steamy, one-on-one combat training sessions to help her prepare for the mission.

Unfortunately, someone is gunning for Gabriel, and Merit soon...  read more »

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

Under the Influence

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Under the Influence - 2016

by Joyce Maynard

The New York Times bestselling author of Labor Day and After Her returns with a poignant story about the true meaning-and the true price-of friendship.
Drinking cost Helen her marriage and custody of her seven-year-old son, Ollie. Once an aspiring art photographer, she now makes ends meet taking portraits of school children and working for a caterer. Recovering from her addiction, she spends lonely evenings checking out profiles on an online dating site. Weekend visits with her son are...  read more »

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

Valiant

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Valiant - 2016

by Laurann Dohner

*** THIS IS A RERELEASE OF A PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BOOK *** Tammy has always tried to be prepared for any calamity life might send her way, but a sexy, lion man-beast is way outside the norm. He's huge, has the most exotic, golden cat-eyes she's ever seen-and she's so terrified of him, she's speechless for the first time in her life. He's stalking closer, growling at her, and she's too unnerved to even flee. Valiant has always hated humans. But when he gets a whiff of the adorable human female...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance

The Viscount and the Vixen

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The Viscount and the Vixen - 2016

by Lorraine Heath

Love begets madness. Viscount Locksley watched it happen to his father after his cherished wife; s death. But when his sire arranges to marry flame-haired fortune hunter Portia Gadstone, Locke is compelled to take drastic measures to stop the stunning beauty from taking advantage of the marquess. A marriage of mutual pleasure could be convenient, indeed . . . as long as inconvenient feelings don; t interfere. Desperation forced Portia to agree to marry a madman. The arrangement will offer the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Wait for Me

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Wait for Me - 2013

by Samantha Chase

Book #1 in Samantha Chase; s popular Montgomery series There; s no time like the present... Unless you; re still running from your past Executive assistant Emma Taylor is desperate for a little time away; away from her job, her life and from thoughts of her boss; s son who doesn; t seem to know she even exists. Tired of waiting for the time to be right, she takes advantage of her boss; s generous offer for a little weekend getaway to thank her for helping out with a difficult business deal....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Wall of Storms

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The Wall of Storms - 2016

by Ken Liu

In the much-anticipated sequel to the "magnificent fantasy epic" (NPR) Grace of Kings, Emperor Kuni Garu is faced with the invasion of an invincible army in his kingdom and must quickly find a way to defeat the intruders.

Kuni Garu, now known as Emperor Ragin, runs the archipelago kingdom of Dara, but struggles to maintain progress while serving the demands of the people and his vision. Then an unexpected invading force from the Lyucu empire in the far distant west comes to the shores of...  read more »

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

What You Need

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What You Need - 2016

by Lorelei James

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Mastered Series and the Blacktop Cowboys® Series, the first in a brand new contemporary romance series . . . The Lund name is synonymous with wealth and power in Minneapolis–St. Paul. But the four Lund siblings will each discover true love takes a course of its own. . . . As the CFO of Lund Industries, Brady Lund is the poster child for responsibility. But eighty-hour work weeks leave him little time for a life. His brothers stage an...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Who Killed Piet Barol?: A novel

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Who Killed Piet Barol?: A novel - 2016

by Richard Mason

A haunting, gloriously imagined novel by the acclaimed author of History of a Pleasure Seeker ("a classic" -The Washington Post), set in early twentieth-century colonial Cape Town, and a forest full of witch doctors, stingless bees, and hungry leopards.

It is 1914. Germany has just declared war on France. Piet Barol was a tutor before he came to South Africa, his wife, Stacey, an opera singer. In Cape Town they are living the high life, impersonating French aristocrats-but their lies...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Literature & Fiction

A Word for Love

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A Word for Love - 2017

by Emily Robbins

A mesmerizing debut set in Syria on the cusp of the unrest, A Word for Love is the spare and exquisitely told story of a young American woman transformed by language, risk, war, and a startling new understanding of love.


It is said there are ninety-nine Arabic words for love. Bea, an American exchange student, has learned them all: in search of deep feeling, she travels to a Middle Eastern country known to hold the "The Astonishing Text," an ancient, original manuscript of a famous...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance
 
 
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