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The 4th Man

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The 4th Man - 2016

by Lisa Gardner

FBI Profiler Pierce Quincy and Officer Rainie Conner return in a baffling cold case in this exclusive eBook short story by New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner. A young woman is found strangled in the stairwell of a college library, only her sneakers missing. With no physical evidence, no signs of sexual assault, and no witnesses, all the police have to go on are the three men who were in the library with her: her boyfriend and two campus security guards . . . all of whom have...  read more »

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

Act Two

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Act Two - 2009

by Kimberly Stuart

When a New York diva is exiled to an Iowa pig farm, it; s time for Act Two .

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Alaska Skies

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Alaska Skies - 2016

by Debbie Macomber

LONELY MEN IN HARD LUCK, ALASKA, LOOKING FOR WOMEN. OUR TOWN MIGHT BE COLD, BUT OUR HEARTS ARE WARM! Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!). But the three O; Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. Brides for Brothers Sawyer O; Halloran, the middle brother, isn; t entirely in favor of this scheme. But he considers himself immune to any woman—even the lovely Abbey Sutherland....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

Alex Cross, Run

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Alex Cross, Run - 2013

by James Patterson

Kill Alex Cross was "Patterson at the top of his game" ( Washington Post ). Alex Cross, Run is even better. DON; T LOOK, ALEX CROSS Top plastic surgeon Elijah Creem is renowned for his skills in the operating room, and for his wild, no-expense-spared "industry parties," bringing in underage exotic dancers and models for nights of drugs, champagne, and uninhibited sex. That is, until Detective Alex Cross busts one of Creem; s lavish soirees and ruins his fun. Now Creem is willing to do anything...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

All Grown Up

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All Grown Up - 2017

by Jami Attenberg

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Middlesteins comes a wickedly funny novel about a thirty-nine-year-old single, childfree woman who defies convention as she seeks connection.

Who is Andrea Bern? When her therapist asks the question, Andrea knows the right things to say: she's a designer, a friend, a daughter, a sister. But it's what she leaves unsaid-she's alone, a drinker, a former artist, a shrieker in bed, captain of the sinking ship that is her flesh-that...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

All He Wants for Christmas...

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All He Wants for Christmas... - 2016

by Jill Shalvis

Heat up your holidays with this reader-favorite novella by New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis! EMT Dustin Mauer has made it clear that his Christmas mission is to convince tough firefighter Cristina Lewis that she; s in love with him. But Cristina lives and breathes her job, and there; s no place in her life for a relationship—though she has to admit that Dustin; s lean, chiseled body and low, whiskey-thick voice still tempt her. But even Dustin can only take so much...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

All Our Wrong Todays

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All Our Wrong Todays - 2017

by Elan Mastai

A Skimm Reads Selection
 
"Entertainingly mixes thrills and humor." -Entertainment Weekly

"[An] amazing debut novel... Dazzling and complex... Fearlessly funny storytelling." -Washington Post

"Instantly engaging... a timeless, if mind-bending, story about the journeys we take, populated by friends, family, lovers and others, that show us who we might be, could be - and maybe never should be - that eventually leads us to who we are." -USA Today


You know the...  read more »

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

All You Need

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All You Need - 2017

by Lorelei James

A pro hockey player and a PR powerhouse burn up the ice in the third sexy Need You novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Mastered Series and the Blacktop Cowboys® Series. PR agent Annika Lund can spin any disaster into a win. But revamping the reputation of a notorious Swedish hockey player will take every trick in her arsenal, especially when his agent insists that convincing everyone he; s no longer a playboy is top priority. And that it requires a sham...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Aloha from Hell: A Sandman Slim Novel

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Aloha from Hell: A Sandman Slim Novel - 2012

by Richard Kadrey

"Richard Kadrey is a genius."
 -Holly Black
"Sandman Slim is my kind of hero."
 -Kim Harrison
All hail Sandman Slim, author Richard Kadrey's ultra-extreme anti-hero and recent escapee from Lucifer's overheated Underworld playground. Legendary author William Gibson (Neuromancer) called Kadrey's first deliciously twisted Slim adventure "an addictively satisfying, deeply amusing, dirty-ass masterpiece," and in number three, Aloha from Hell, the ruthless avenger, a.k.a. Stark, finds...  read more »

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

Angle of Investigation

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Angle of Investigation - 2011

by Michael Connelly

LAPD Detective Harry Bosch tackles three tough cases that span a legendary career in this never-before-collected trio of stories. In "Christmas Even," the case of a burglar killed in mid-heist leads Bosch to retrace a link to his past. In "Father; s Day," Bosch investigates a young boy; s seemingly accidental death and confronts his own fears as a father. In "Angle of Investigation," Bosch delves into one of the first homicides he ever worked back as a uniformed rookie patrolman, a case that...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Anna's Crossing

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Anna's Crossing - 2015

by Suzanne Woods Fisher

A young Amish woman fends off the matchmaking efforts of her fellow passengers on the Charming Nancy-the ship that brought the first wave of Amish to America in 1737. - Amazon

Genres: Amish & Mennonite • Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Archangel; s Heart

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Archangel; s Heart - 2016

by Nalini Singh

New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh takes us into a dangerous and exhilarating world where a deadly, beautiful archangel and his once-mortal consort are caught in a fury of twisted darkness... "Raphael and Elena are the heart of this series...they are what keep me coming back for more."—Fiction Vixen One of the most vicious archangels in the world has disappeared. No one knows if Lijuan is dead or has chosen to Sleep the long sleep of an immortal. But with her lands falling...  read more »

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

Arrival

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Arrival - 2016

by Ted Chiang

Previously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Includes "Story Of Your Life," the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, and directed by Denis Villeneuve.

"Shining, haunting, mind-blowing tales . . . Ted Chiang is so exhilarating, so original, so stylish he just leaves you speechless." -Junot Diaz 

Ted Chiang has long been known as one of the most powerful science fiction writers working today. Offering readers...  read more »

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

Banana Cream Pie Murder

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Banana Cream Pie Murder - 2017

by Joanne Fluke

A romantic seven-day cruise is the perfect start to bakery owner Hannah Swensen's marriage. However, with a murder mystery heating up in Lake Eden, Minnesota, it seems the newlywed's homecoming won't be as sweet as she anticipated . . .
 
After an extravagant honeymoon, Hannah's eager to settle down in Lake Eden and turn domestic daydreams into reality. But when her mother's neighbor is discovered murdered in the condo downstairs, reality becomes a nightmarish investigation. Victoria...  read more »

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

Batteries Not Required

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Batteries Not Required - 2016

by Linda Lael Miller

Previously published in BEACH BLANKET BAD BOYS Handle with Care Experience has taught Gayle Hayes one thing: men are jerks. And after forgetting that one lesson again and again, Gayle has decided to come back to her small-town Montana roots and reset her curlers, so to speak. The last person she expects to run into is her former high school sweetheart. With his steely grip and steady gaze, rodeo bad boy Tristan McCullough isn; t quite the boy she left behind. What hasn; t changed is the spark...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Beauty So Rare

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A Beauty So Rare - 2014

by Tamera Alexander

2015 Christy Award Finalist for Best Historical Romance  Pink is not what Eleanor Braddock ordered, but maybe it would soften the tempered steel of a woman who came through a war--and still had one to fight.
 
Eleanor Braddock--plain, practical, no stunning Southern beauty--knows she will never marry. But with a dying soldier's last whisper, she believes her life can still have meaning and determines to find his widow. Impoverished and struggling to care for her ailing father,...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Behind Her Eyes

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Behind Her Eyes - 2017

by Sarah Pinborough

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "You should read Behind Her Eyes ...It; s bloody brilliant." — Stephen King "An eerie thriller...Pinborough keeps us guessing about just who; s manipulating whom – until the ending reveals that we; ve been wholly complicit in this terrifying mind game." — The New York Times Book Review Why is everyone talking about the ending of Sarah Pinborough; s Behind Her Eyes ? Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Best Kept Secrets

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Best Kept Secrets - 2013

by Sandra Brown

AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME! Alexandra Gaither is a savvy, beautiful attorney who finally has the power to get what she has always wanted -- justice. Twenty-five years before, her mother died a scandalous death. Now as she investigates her mother; s former lover, his best friend, and the father figure to them both, she will risk everything to uncover their best kept secrets.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

The Black Book

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The Black Book - 2017

by James Patterson


Three bodies in a beautiful and luxurious bedroom.

Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy's tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state's attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself-who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're...  read more »

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

Black Rabbit Hall

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Black Rabbit Hall - 2016

by Eve Chase

For fans of Kate Morton and Daphne du Maurier, here's a magnetic debut novel of wrenching family secrets, forbidden love, and heartbreaking loss housed within the grand gothic manor of Black Rabbit Hall.
 
Amber Alton knows that the hours pass differently at Black Rabbit Hall, her London family's country estate, where no two clocks read the same. Summers there are perfect, timeless. Not much ever happens. Until, of course, it does.

More than three decades later, Lorna is...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Blood Is the Sky

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Blood Is the Sky - 2010

by Steve Hamilton

Before Blood Is the Sky, the Alex McKnight series had already hit bestseller lists and won awards, but this novel took it to a whole new level. Set in the forests of northern Ontario, a land of savage beauty and sudden danger, Blood Is the Sky shows why Steve Hamilton is one of the most acclaimed crime novelists writing today. Alex McKnight isn; t a man with many friends, but the few he has know they; re never alone in a fix. So when Vinnie LeBlanc asks for his help in taking a trip deep into...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Bloody Bones

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Bloody Bones - 1996

by Laurell K. Hamilton

Bloody Bones{Paperback,1996} - Amazon

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

Bone Box: A Decker/Lazarus Novel

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Bone Box: A Decker/Lazarus Novel - 2017

by Faye Kellerman

In this thrilling chapter in Faye Kellerman's bestselling series, Rina Lazarus makes a shocking discovery in the woods of her upstate New York community that leads her husband, police detective Peter Decker, through a series of gruesome, decades old, unsolved murders, pointing to a diabolical, serial killer who's been hiding in plain sight.
On a bright and crisp September morning, while walking a bucolic woodland trail, Rina Decker stumbles upon human remains once buried deep beneath the...  read more »

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

Bones & All

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Bones & All - 2015

by Camille Deangelis

2015 Alex Award Recipient! Maren Yearly is a young woman who wants the same things we all do. She wants to be someone people admire and respect. She wants to be loved. But her secret, shameful needs have forced her into exile. She hates herself for the bad thing she does, for what it; s done to her family and her sense of identity; for how it dictates her place in the world and how people see her—how they judge her. She didn; t choose to be this way. Because Maren Yearly doesn; t just...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

Book Clubbed

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Book Clubbed - 2014

by Lorna Barrett

The New York Times bestselling author of Not the Killing Type is back in Booktown with another page-turning mystery. Bookstore owner Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, must put their problems on the shelf to catch a killer who turns a bookcase into a murder weapon... After cranky Chamber of Commerce receptionist Betsy Dittmeyer is crushed by a fallen bookcase, the next item to be read is her will, which is packed with surprises. It seems Betsy was hiding volumes of secrets behind her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

A Book of American Martyrs

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A Book of American Martyrs - 2017

by Joyce Carol Oates

"Oates; American saga captivates because it exists within an actual drama playing out across the country...Martyrs is a graceful and excruciating story of two families who do not live very far apart, but exist in different realities. " —USA Today, 4-star review "Successful because [Oates] refuses to satirize or dehumanize anyone, even murderous foes of abortion...With its wrath and violence, A Book of American Martyrs offers this teaspoon of warmth in these troubled times: that it is...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Books Can Be Deceiving

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Books Can Be Deceiving - 2011

by Jenn Mckinlay

Lindsey is getting into her groove as the director of the Briar Creek Public Library when a New York editor visits town, creating quite a buzz. Lindsey; s friend Beth wants to sell the editor her children; s book, but Beth; s boyfriend, a famous author, gets in the way. When they go to confront him, he; s found murdered-and Beth is the prime suspect. Lindsey has to act fast before they throw the book at the wrong person.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Born Wild

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Born Wild - 2013

by Julie Ann Walker

A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! "Julie Ann Walker is one of those authors to be put on a keeper shelf with Nora Roberts, Suzanne Brockmann, and Allison Brennan." -Kirkus Reviews New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Julie Ann Walker dives back into action with the red-hot romantic suspense Black Knights Inc. series! They claim they; re bad-boy bikers who own custom motorcycle shop, but these special-ops guys-a mix of Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, Marines, FBI and more-handle...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Bridget Jones; s Baby

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Bridget Jones; s Baby - 2016

by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones, beloved Singleton and global phenomenon, is back with a bump in Bridget Jones; s Baby: The Diaries. 8:45 P.M. Realize there have been so many times in my life when have fantasized about going to a scan with Mark or Daniel: just not both at the same time. Before motherhood, before marriage, Bridget with biological clock ticking very, very loudly, finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at the eleventh hour: a joyful pregnancy which is dominated, however, by a crucial but terribly...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Candidate

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Candidate - 2015

by Rachel E. Carter

Welcome to the Candidacy. Where dreams go to die. Twenty-year-old Ryiah is a black mage of Combat, but she is not the Black Mage. Yet. She; s had her eyes on the legendary robe for as long as she can remember, and in just one year she will have a chance at her country; s prestigious –and only- tourney for mages... Too bad she is going up against a certain non-heir. The one person she has yet to beat. Meanwhile Ry has a year to prove herself in her new role as a war mage and the prince; s...  read more »

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

Celine: A novel

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Celine: A novel - 2017

by Peter Heller

From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter, a luminous, masterful novel of suspense--the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past.

Working out of her jewel box of an apartment at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge, Celine has made a career of tracking down missing persons, and she has a better record at it than the FBI. But when a young woman, Gabriela, asks for her help,...  read more »

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

Chasing Shadows

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Chasing Shadows - 2016

by Karen Harper

The dead still talk if you know how to listen... Every case that Claire Britten cracks is a win, not only professionally but personally. The forensic psychologist has spent a lifetime fighting a neurological disorder, and her ability to conquer it is a testament to her razor-sharp intuition. Nick Markwood is used to winning in the courtroom, so when his latest case is overthrown by Claire; s expert testimony, he can; t help being impressed by her skill. He needs her on the team of his passion...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

A Christmas Bride / A Christmas Beau

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A Christmas Bride / A Christmas Beau - 2012

by Mary Balogh

In a pair of classic Regency-era Christmas romance novels from New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh, the holidays herald the greatest gift of all: unexpected, all-consuming love. A CHRISTMAS BRIDE The very wealthy Edgar Downes has promised his aging father to finally take a bride--specifically, to wed a titled lady by Christmas. London is full of pretty, proper, and eligible misses, but it; s the widow Helena, Lady Stapleton, in a shocking red dress, who captures Edgar; s attention....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Christmas Message

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A Christmas Message - 2016

by Anne Perry

In the spirit of the season, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry presents readers with the gift of another holiday mystery, taking them to the Holy Land for an intriguing and miraculous journey of discovery. The year is 1900, and Victor Narraway is giving his wife, Vespasia, an unforgettable Christmas present—a trip to Jerusalem. Vespasia is enchanted by the exotic landscape of Palestine, and charmed by a fellow traveler the Narraways meet at their hotel in Jaffa. But when the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

A Closed and Common Orbit

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A Closed and Common Orbit - 2016

by Becky Chambers

Embark on an exciting, adventurous, and dangerous journey through the galaxy with the motley crew of the spaceship Wayfarer in this fun and heart-warming space opera-the sequel to the acclaimed The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet.
Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in a new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has no memory of what came before. As Lovelace learns to negotiate the universe and discover who she is, she makes...  read more »

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

Club Dead

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Club Dead - 2003

by Charlaine Harris

Bon Temps's psychic waitress takes a dangerous road trip in the third novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series...
 
There's only one vampire Sookie Stackhouse is involved with (at least voluntarily) and it's Bill Compton. But recently he's been a little distant-in another state, distant. Then his sinister and sexy boss Eric Northman tells Sookie where she might find him. Next thing she knows, she's off to Jackson, Mississippi, to mingle with the...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

The Collapsing Empire

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The Collapsing Empire - 2017

by John Scalzi

"John Scalzi is the most entertaining, accessible writer working in SF today." ―Joe Hill, author of The Fireman
Our universe is ruled by physics. Faster than light travel is impossible―until the discovery of The Flow, an extradimensional field available at certain points in space-time, which can take us to other planets around other stars.
Riding The Flow, humanity spreads to innumerable other worlds. Earth is forgotten. A new empire arises, the Interdependency, based on the doctrine...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Come and Get Us

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Come and Get Us - 2016

by James Patterson

What is her husband; s secret? Miranda Cooper; s life takes a terrifying turn when an SUV deliberately runs her and her husband off a desolate Arizona road. With her husband badly wounded, she must run for help alone as his cryptic parting words echo in her head: "Be careful who you trust." BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Critters of Mossy Creek

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Critters of Mossy Creek - 2009

by Deborah Smith

Springtime brings thoughts of love to people all over the world, and Creekites are no exception. Although love to Creekites isn t necessarily romantic. Take, for example, how they feel about their pets. Dogs, cats, birds, and fish take center stage as we once again see how the Southern half lives. Your favorites are back and in just as much trouble as ever. Amos and Ida are still circling each other s wagons. Sandy Crane has a little Faith. Jayne Reynolds emerges from widowhood to take a long...  read more »

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

The Cutthroat

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The Cutthroat - 2017

by Clive Cussler

Isaac Bell may be on the hunt for the greatest monster of all time in the newest action-adventure novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Clive Cussler.
 
The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this.

Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the...  read more »

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

The Danger of Desire

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The Danger of Desire - 2016

by Sabrina Jeffries

The third book in the sexy Sinful Suitors Regency romance series, this heart-pounding story shows why New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries is one of the most beloved historical romance writers today. To root out the card cheat responsible for her brother; s death, Miss Delia Trevor spends her evenings dancing her way through high society balls, and her late nights disguised as a young man gambling her way through London; s gaming hells. Then one night, handsome Warren Corry, the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Dangerous Games

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Dangerous Games - 2017

by Danielle Steel

Bringing together a cast of fascinating characters in a riveting tale of ambition and corruption, politics, passion, and ultimate justice, Dangerous Games is a thrilling drama from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel.

Television correspondent Alix Phillips dodges bullets and breaks rules to bring the most important news to the world-from riots in America to protests on the streets of Tehran. With her daughter in college, and working alongside cameraman Ben Chapman, a...  read more »

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

Dark Lies the Island

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Dark Lies the Island - 2013

by Kevin Barry

An award-winning collection from the author of City of Bohane , which was hailed by Pete Hamill as "full of marvels" ( The New York Times Book Review ) * Short-listed for the Frank O; Connor Short Story Award * Winner of the Sunday Times Short Story Award * One of last year; s most critically acclaimed books in the UK * A Guernica Best Book of the Year * A Library Journal "Best Indie Fiction of 2013" * Dark Lies the Island is a wickedly funny and hugely original collection of stories about...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Dawn on a Distant Shore

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Dawn on a Distant Shore - 2010

by Sara Donati

Sara Donati; s debut novel, Into the Wilderness , was hailed as "epic in scope, emotionally intense...an enrapturing, grand adventure" (BookPage) and "a captivating saga...definitely the romance of the year when it comes to transcending genre boundaries" (Booklist) . Author Diana Gabaldon called it "one of those rare stories that let you breathe the air of another time, and leave your footprints on the snow of a wild, strange place." Now, in her second novel, this award-winning master...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Day Sonny Died

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The Day Sonny Died - 2017

by M. Simone Boyd

When three-year-old Sonny witnessed his father's brutal murder, he didn't know a curse haunting the men in his family was to blame. But his grandmother, Constance Jackson, did. For 20 years, Constance clung to her abusive marriage and church hoping that she could save her son. But hope and prayers were not enough, and her son died an unnatural death just like four generations of Jackson men before him. Now, she's stuck raising her grandson - Sonny. As time goes on, Constance sees Sonny as a...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction

Dead Man Switch

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Dead Man Switch - 2017

by Matthew Quirk

"WHEN IT COMES TO QUIRK, I FOLLOW A SIMPLE THREE-STEP PLAN: BUY, CANCEL PLANS, READ." --Gregg Hurwitz, bestselling author of Orphan X and The Nowhere Man

Someone is hunting down America's most elite special ops soldiers--in their homes.

A deadly fall on a rugged stretch of California coast. A burglary gone wrong in Virginia. These incidents seem unrelated, but the victims were living undercover, their true identities closely held secrets. They are members of a classified team, the...  read more »

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

Dead on the Bones: Pulp on Fire

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Dead on the Bones: Pulp on Fire - 2016

by Joe R Lansdale

"I was living in a pulp writer fury, a storm of imagination." So Joe R. Lansdale, award-winning author of more than twenty novels and two hundred short works, describes the birth of his desire to be a writer after encountering pulp storytelling as a kid in TV, comics, and books. Now Dead on the Bones: Pulp on Fire collects eight stories where Lansdale pays tribute to the rip-roaring tales of his youth.

Dedicated to Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard, "Under the Warrior Star" finds...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories

Deadly Gift

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Deadly Gift - 2008

by Heather Graham



Caer is spending this Christmas among strangers. Brought to Newport, Rhode Island, from her native Ireland to nurse ailing millionaire Sean O'Riley, she's living a life few can imagine. But money can't hide the tension between O'Riley's trophy wife, his paranoid daughter, the eccentric aunt in the attic and the staff members who run the house.

When O'Riley's business partner goes missing, family friend Zach Flynn arrives. Determined to help him solve the case, Caer becomes...  read more »

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

Death Comes for the Deconstructionist

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Death Comes for the Deconstructionist - 2014

by Daniel Taylor

Jon Mote--grad school dropout and serial failure--has been hired to investigate the murder of his erstwhile mentor, Richard Pratt, a star in the firmament of literary theory. Feeling unequal to the task, Mote skitters on the edge of madness, trying to stifle the increasingly threatening voices in his head. His only source of hope is the dogged love of his mentally disabled sister, Judy, who serves as cheerleader, critic, and moral compass.

Death Comes for the Deconstructionist follows...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Death of a Christmas Caterer

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Death of a Christmas Caterer - 2014

by Lee Hollis

Who better than food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell to book a caterer for the Island Times holiday party? But Hayley; s quest for a cook turns into the pursuit of a killer who caters to no one. . . Office Christmas parties can sometimes mean career suicide--but they rarely lead to murder. Hayley thought Garth Rawlings would be the perfect caterer for this year; s bash, but when the gourmet sees her budget, he goes galloping. Unfortunately his run is short-lived. Garth is found dead on...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Deliver Us from Evil

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Deliver Us from Evil - 2010

by David Baldacci

David Baldacci-the #1 bestselling author of The Whole Truth and First Family -returns with his most surprising, heart-stopping, and timely thriller to date . . . DELIVER US FROM EVIL Evan Waller is a monster. He has built a fortune from his willingness to buy and sell anything . . . and anyone. In search of new opportunities, Waller has just begun a new business venture: one that could lead to millions of deaths all over the globe. On Waller; s trail is Shaw, the mysterious operative from The...  read more »

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

Desert Heat

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Desert Heat - 2009

by J. A. Jance

A cop lies dying beneath the blistering Arizona sun-a local lawman who may well have become the next sheriff of Cochise County.?The police brass claim that Andy Brady was dirty, and that his shooting was a suicide attempt. Joanna Brady, his devoted wife and mother of their nine-year-old daughter, knows a cover-up when she hears one . . . and murder when she sees it. But her determined efforts to hunt down an assassin and clear her husband's name are placing Joanna and her surviving family in...  read more »

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

Desire After Dark

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Desire After Dark - 2016

by Marie Force

Tobias "Slim" Jackson has the perfect life as a pilot on Gansett Island in the summer and in Florida in the winter. He; s happiest when he; s in the air, or at least that was the case before last summer when he met Erin Barton, Gansett Island; s newest lighthouse keeper. Now he can; t seem to find his usual enthusiasm for flying, winter in the sunny South or anything that doesn; t include her. Erin has been stuck on pause since she lost her twin brother. She; ll tell you herself that her life...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Devil and Webster

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The Devil and Webster - 2017

by Jean Hanff Korelitz

From the New York Times bestselling author of You Should Have Known and Admission, a twisty new novel about a college president, a baffling student protest, and some of the most hot-button issues on today's college campuses.

Naomi Roth is the first female president of Webster College, a once conservative school now known for producing fired-up, progressive graduates. So Naomi isn't surprised or unduly alarmed when Webster students begin the fall semester with an outdoor encampment around...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Politica

Devil in Spring: The Ravenels, Book 3

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Devil in Spring: The Ravenels, Book 3 - 2017

by Lisa Kleypas

New York Times bestselling author LISA KLEYPAS delivers the unforgettable tale of a strong-willed beauty who encounters her match in one of London's most notorious-yet irresistible-rakes . . .
An eccentric wallflower  . . .
Most debutantes dream of finding a husband. Lady Pandora Ravenel has different plans. The ambitious young beauty would much rather stay at home and plot out her new board game business than take part in the London Season. But one night at a glittering society ball,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Devil's Triangle

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The Devil's Triangle - 2017

by Catherine Coulter

From New York Times bestselling authors Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison comes the highly anticipated thriller in their Brit in the FBI series, featuring special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine in their new roles as heads of the Covert Eyes team-but will their first case be their last when the enigmatic and dangerous thief known as the Fox reappears?

"He who controls the weather, will control the world. He who controls time, will never be around." -Thomas Frey

FBI...  read more »

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

The Devil; s Triangle

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The Devil; s Triangle - 2017

by Catherine Coulter

From New York Times bestselling authors Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison comes the highly anticipated thriller in their Brit in the FBI series, featuring special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine in their new roles as heads of the Covert Eyes team—but will their first case be their last when the enigmatic and dangerous thief known as the Fox reappears? "He who controls the weather, will control the world. He who controls time, will never be around." —Thomas Frey FBI...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Down a Dark Road

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Down a Dark Road - 2017

by Linda Castillo

Eight years ago Joseph King was convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison. He was a "fallen" Amish man and, according to local law enforcement, a known drug user with a violent temper. Now King has escaped, and he; s headed for Painters Mill. News of a murderer on the loose travels like wildfire and putting Chief of Police Kate Burkholder and her team of officers on edge. A nightmare scenario becomes reality when King shows up with a gun and kidnaps his five children from...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Dressmaker's Dowry

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The Dressmaker's Dowry - 2017

by Meredith Jaeger

For readers of Lucinda Riley, Sarah Jio, or Susan Meissner, this gripping historical debut novel tells the story of two women: one, an immigrant seamstress who disappears from San Francisco's gritty streets in 1876, and the other, a young woman in present day who must delve into the secrets of her husband's wealthy family only to discover that she and the missing dressmaker might be connected in unexpected ways.
An exquisite ring, passed down through generations, connects two women who learn...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Drop

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The Drop - 2011

by Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from the LAPD, and he wants cases more fiercely than ever. In one morning, he gets two. DNA from a 1989 rape and murder matches a 29-year-old convicted rapist. Was he an eight-year-old killer or has something gone terribly wrong in the new Regional Crime Lab? The latter possibility could compromise all of the lab; s DNA cases currently in court. Then Bosch and his partner are called to a death scene fraught with internal politics....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Dry Bones in the Valley

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Dry Bones in the Valley - 2015

by Tom Bouman

Winner of the 2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller and Winner of the 2015 Edgar Award for Best First Novel.
When an elderly recluse discovers a corpse on his land, Officer Henry Farrell is drawn into a murder investigation that might tear his sleepy community apart. Tom Bouman's chilling and evocative debut introduces one of the most memorable new characters in detective fiction and uncovers a haunting section of rural Pennsylvania, where gas drilling is bringing new wealth and eroding neighborly trust.
- Amazon

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

Edgar and Lucy

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Edgar and Lucy - 2017

by Victor Lodato

"I love this book. Profoundly spiritual and hilariously specific...an unusual and intimate epic that manages to capture the wonder and terror of both child and parenthood with an uncanny clarity." ― Lena Dunham, bestselling author of Not That Kind of Girl

Edgar and Lucy is a page-turning literary masterpiece―a stunning examination of family love and betrayal.
Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still whisper about. He only knows that his father...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Eggshells

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Eggshells - 2017

by Caitriona Lally

- Irish Book of the Year Finalist!

A whimsical, touching debut about loneliness, friendship and hope...

 Vivian doesn't feel like she fits in - and never has. As a child, she was so whimsical that her parents told her she was "left by fairies." Now, living alone in Dublin, the neighbors treat her like she's crazy, her older sister condescends to her, social workers seem to have registered her as troubled, and she hasn't a friend in the world.

So, she decides it's time to...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Elementary, She Read: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery

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Elementary, She Read: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery - 2017

by Vicki Delany

Gemma Doyle, a transplanted Englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur's Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium. The shop--located at 222 Baker Street--specializes in the Holmes canon and pastiche, and is also the home of Moriarty the cat. When Gemma finds a rare and potentially valuable magazine containing the first Sherlock Homes story hidden in the bookshop, she and her friend Jayne (who runs the adjoining Mrs. Hudson's Tea Room)...  read more »

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

Etched in Bone

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Etched in Bone - 2017

by Anne Bishop

New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop returns to her world of the Others, as humans struggle to survive in the shadow of shapeshifters and vampires far more powerful than themselves...
 
After a human uprising was brutally put down by the Elders-a primitive and lethal form of the Others-the few cities left under human control are far-flung. And the people within them now know to fear the no-man's-land beyond their borders-and the darkness...
 
As some communities...  read more »

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

Every Wild Heart

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Every Wild Heart - 2017

by Meg Donohue

From USA Today bestselling author Meg Donohue comes a mystery, a love story, and a mother-daughter tale about two women on a precarious journey to uncover their true selves.
Passionate and funny, radio personality Gail Gideon is a true original. Nine years ago when Gail's husband announced that he wanted a divorce, her ensuing on-air rant propelled her local radio show into the national spotlight. Now, "The Gail Gideon Show" is beloved by millions of single women who tune-in for her advice...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

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 review)...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Exit West

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Exit West - 2017

by Mohsin Hamid

"It was as if Hamid knew what was going to happen to America and the world, and gave us a road map to our future... At once terrifying and ... oddly hopeful." -Ayelet Waldman, The New York Times Book Review

"A breathtaking novel...[that] arrives at an urgent time." -NPR.org
 
"Moving, audacious, and indelibly human." -Entertainment Weekly, "A" rating

As featured on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, in the Skimm, on Fresh Air, and elsewhere, an astonishingly...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Political • Romance

Expecting to Die

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Expecting to Die - 2017

by Lisa Jackson

The menacing woods of Grizzly Falls, Montana, are not for the faint of heart. But for some, they; re the perfect setting for partying and pranks. They don; t know there; s a rapt audience amid the tangled trees, a killer with a different kind of game in mind, for whom the woods are dark and deep—and perfectly deadly... Some places earn their bad reputation through tall tales or chance. Grizzly Falls is different. Here, killers aren; t just the stuff of legends and campfire lore. Someone...  read more »

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

The Fairest of Them All

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The Fairest of Them All - 2016

by Cathy Maxwell

In New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell; s glittering new series, wedding bells are ringing...but which Whitridge twin is the right groom? The penniless orphan of a disreputable earl, Lady Charlene Blanchard thrives on the adventure of picking the pockets of unsavory gentlemen to survive. But due to her extraordinary beauty and prized bloodlines, she is hand-chosen as a potential bride for the Duke of Baynton, who is on the hunt for a suitable wife to provide heirs. All Char has to...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Fall Guy

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The Fall Guy - 2016

by James Lasdun

In this taut psychological thriller, a couple and their houseguest find themselves caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession, and revenge. It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with the arrival of a fourth character, the household finds itself suddenly in the grip of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Fall of Reach

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The Fall of Reach - 2001

by Eric Nylund

As the bloody Human-Covenant War rages on Halo, the fate of humankind may rest with one warrior, the lone SPARTAN survivor of another legendary battle . . . the desperate, take-no-prisoners struggle that led humanity to Halo--the fall of the planet Reach. Now, brought to life for the first time, here is the full story of that glorious, doomed conflict.

While the brutal Covenant juggernaut sweeps inexorably through space, intent on wiping out humankind, only one stronghold remains--the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Falling for the Highlander

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Falling for the Highlander - 2017

by Lynsay Sands

New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands welcomes readers back to the Scottish Highlands, where a gallant warrior vows to protect a beautiful runaway . . . Lady Murine Carmichael has known her share of bad luck. But when her debt-ridden half brother tries to sell her off in exchange for a few Scottish horses, it; s the final straw. If keeping her freedom means escaping through harsh countryside alone, so be it. She has barely begun her journey when she lands an unlikely escort—the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

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 only...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The First Confessor--The Legend of Magda Searus

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The First Confessor--The Legend of Magda Searus - 2015

by Terry Goodkind

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Terry Goodkind comes The First Confessor , the prequel to the Sword of Truth In a time before legends had yet been born... Married to the powerful leader of her people, safe among those gifted with great ability, Magda Searus is protected from a distant world descending into war. But when her husband, a man who loved life and loved her, unexpectedly commits suicide, she suddenly finds herself alone. Because she is ungifted herself, without her husband...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

First Strike

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First Strike - 2003

by Eric Nylund

The Human-Covenant war rages on as the alien juggernaut sweeps inexorably toward its final goal: destruction of all human life!

Halo has been destroyed, and the threat it posed to sentient life, neutralized. But victory has come at a terrible cost for the UNSC. Thousands of valiant soldiers fell in the battle to prevent the alien construct from falling into the enemy's clutches.

Now, everything depends on the Spartan known as the "Master Chief." Yet even with the aid of the...  read more »

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

The Fix

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The Fix - 2017

by David Baldacci

THE NEW MEMORY MAN NOVEL! Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution-style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself. Even with Decker; s extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter—a family man with a successful consulting business—and his victim, a schoolteacher. Nor is there a hint of any possible motive for the...  read more »

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

The Flood

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The Flood - 2003

by William C. Dietz

The Human-Covenant War, a desperate struggle for humankind's very survival, has reached its boiling point on the mysterious, ring world called Halo. But the fierce Covenant warriors, the mightiest alien military force known, are not the only peril lying in wait.

As the fortress world of Reach and its brave defenders were bombarded to rubble, a single cruiser fled the carnage with the battle's only human survivors-Captain Keyes, his crew of a few hundred Marines, and the last remaining...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Forgotten Girls

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The Forgotten Girls - 2017

by Owen Laukkanen

They are the victims no one has ever cared about, until now. Agents Stevens and Windermere return in the blistering new crime novel from the fast-rising, multi-award-nominated suspense star.
 
She was a forgotten girl, a runaway found murdered on the High Line train through the northern Rocky Mountains and, with little local interest, put into a dead file. But she was not alone. When Kirk Stevens and Carla Windermere of the joint FBI-BCA violent crime force stumble upon the case, they...  read more »

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

The Freedom Broker

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The Freedom Broker - 2017

by K.j. Howe

There are twenty-five elite kidnap and ransom (K&R) specialists in the world. Only one is a woman: Thea Paris. And she; s the best in the business. Twenty years ago, a terrified young boy was abducted in the middle of the night by masked intruders while his sister watched, paralyzed with fear. Returned after a harrowing nine months with his captors, Thea; s brother has never been the same. This life-shattering experience drove Thea to become what she is today: a world-class freedom broker. Most...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Garden of Lamentations

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The 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,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Gargoyle Hunters: A novel

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The Gargoyle Hunters: A novel - 2017

by John Freeman Gill

Hilarious and poignant, The Gargoyle Hunters is a love letter to a vanishing city, and a deeply emotional story of fathers and sons. Intimately portraying New York's elbow-jostling relationship with time, the novel solves the mystery of a brazen and seemingly impossible architectural heist-the theft of an entire historic Manhattan building-that stunned the city and made the front page of The New York Times in 1974.

With both his family and his city fracturing, thirteen-year-old Griffin...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Urban

The General's Women

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The General's Women - 2017

by Susan Wittig Albert

Set during the chaotic years of World War II, The General's Women tells the story of the conflicted relationship between General Dwight Eisenhower and Kay Summersby, his Irish driver/aide, and the impact of that relationship on Mamie Eisenhower and her life in Washington during the war. Told from three alternating points of view (Kay's, Ike's, and Mamie's), the novel charts the deepening of the relationship as Ike and Kay move from England (1942) to North Africa (1942-43) to England, France,...  read more »

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

The Getaway God: A Sandman Slim Novel

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The Getaway God: A Sandman Slim Novel - 2014

by Richard Kadrey

Sandman Slim must save himself-and the entire world-from the wrath of some enraged and vengeful ancient gods in this sixth high-octane adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.
Being a half-human, half-angel nephilim with a bad rep and a worse attitude-not to mention temporarily playing Lucifer-James Stark aka Sandman Slim has made a few enemies. None, though, are as fearsome as the vindictive Angra Om Ya-the old gods. But their imminent invasion is only one of Stark's problems...  read more »

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

The Girl from Rawblood

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The Girl from Rawblood - 2017

by Catriona Ward

Winner of BEST HORROR NOVEL (August Derleth Award) at British Fantasy Awards 2016
For generations the Villarcas have died mysteriously, and young. Now Iris and her father will finally understand why. . .
At the turn of England's century, as the wind whistles in the lonely halls of Rawblood, young Iris Villarca is the last of her family's line. They are haunted, through the generations, by "her," a curse passed down through ancient blood that marks each Villarca for certain heartbreak, and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Girl Who Lied

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The Girl Who Lied - 2016

by Sue Fortin

The USA Today Bestseller! ; Gripping...I was desperate to turn the pages; - Amanda Jennings Sometimes the perfect friend tells the perfect lies... Erin and Roisin were once friends until a fatal accident ruined both their lives. Now, Roisin has discovered a secret-one Erin has kept for over a decade-and she; s determined to make Erin pay for her lies. When Roisin suddenly disappears, suspicion soon lands on Erin. She would do anything to protect her family, but just how far is she willing to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A God in Ruins

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A God in Ruins - 2015

by Kate Atkinson

One of the Best Books of 2015— TIME , NPR, Washington Post , The Chicago Tribune , The Christian Science Monitor , The Seattle Times , The Kansas City Star , Kirkus , Bookpage , Hudson Booksellers, AARP The stunning companion to Kate Atkinson; s #1 bestseller Life After Life, "one of the best novels I; ve read this century" (Gillian Flynn). "He had been reconciled to death during the war and then suddenly the war was over and there was a next day and a next day. Part of him never adjusted...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Gunmetal Gray

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Gunmetal Gray - 2017

by Mark Greaney

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Mark Greaney, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, delivers another breakneck thriller following the world's deadliest assassin-the Gray Man...
 
After five years on the run Court Gentry is back on the inside at the CIA. But his first mission makes him wish he had stayed on the outs when a pair of Chinese agents try to take him down in Hong Kong. Normally the Chinese prefer to stay eyes-only on foreign...  read more »

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

Hap and Leonard: Blood and Lemonade

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Hap and Leonard: Blood and Lemonade - 2017

by Joe R. Lansdale



As a liberal young man in East Texas, Hap Collins is discovering his passion for two-fisted justice in a redneck world. Leonard Pine―black, gay, and the ultimate outsider―is already fighting his own battles against racists and bullies. So when Hap sees Leonard demolishing an angry mob with his fists (and taunts), it's immediately clear that these two young men have a lot in common.

Discover Hap and Leonard's coming-of-age alongside their continuing legend, SundanceTV's "Hap...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Hating Game

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The Hating Game - 2016

by Sally Thorne

Debut author Sally Thorne bursts on the scene with a hilarious and sexy workplace comedy all about that thin, fine line between hate and love. Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. 2) A person; s undoing 3) Joshua Templeman Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive aggressive maneuvers as they sit across from each...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Haunted

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Haunted - 2003

by Heather Graham

When she is hired by Matt Stone to examine the bizarre happenings at his historic Virginia estate, paranormal investigator Darcy Tremayne discovers that Melody House is filled with great evil, plunging her into a powerful battle between the living and the dead. Original. - Amazon

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

The Hearts of Men

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The Hearts of Men - 2017

by Nickolas Butler

"[A] tender, insightful book... Perfectly paced and leavened with humor, it's a wonderful read." -- People
An epic novel of intertwining friendships and families set in the Northwoods of Wisconsin at a beloved Boy Scout summer camp-from the bestselling author of Shotgun Lovesongs
Camp Chippewa, 1962. Nelson Doughty, age thirteen, social outcast and overachiever, is the Bugler, sounding the reveille proudly each morning. Yet this particular summer marks the beginning of an uncertain and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Her Secret: The Amish of Hart County

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Her Secret: The Amish of Hart County - 2017

by Shelley Shepard Gray

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray begins a new series-The Amish of Hart County-with this suspenseful tale of a young Amish woman who is forced to move to a new town to escape a threatening stalker.
After a stalker went too far, Hannah Hilty and her family had no choice but to leave the bustling Amish community where she grew up. Now she's getting a fresh start in Hart County, Kentucky...if only she wasn't too scared to take it. Hannah has become afraid to...  read more »

Genres: Amish & Mennonite • Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Here Comes the Sun

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Here Comes the Sun - 2016

by Nicole Dennis-benn

In this radiant, highly anticipated debut, a cast of unforgettable women battle for independence while a maelstrom of change threatens their Jamaican village. Named a Best Book of 2016 by: New York Times, NPR, Buzzfeed, San Francisco Chronicle, The Root, BookRiot, Kirkus, Amazon, On Point (WBUR) and Barnes & Noble Finalist for the John Leonard Prize for Center for Fiction; s First Novel Prize Capturing the distinct rhythms of Jamaican life and dialect, Nicole Dennis- Benn pens a tender hymn...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Hidden

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Hidden - 2017

by James Patterson

"Have you seen my cousin...alive? " Rejected by the Navy SEALs, Mitchum is content to be his small town; s unofficial private eye, until his beloved 14-year-old cousin is abducted. Now he; ll call on every lethal skill to track her down-but nothing is what it seems.... 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 • Suspense • Thrillers

History of Wolves

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History of Wolves - 2017

by Emily Fridlund

“So delicately calibrated and precisely beautiful that one might not immediately sense the sledgehammer of pain building inside this book. And I mean that in the best way. What powerful tension and depth this provides!"—Aimee Bender Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in the beautiful, austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune stands as a last vestige of a lost counter-culture world. Isolated at home and an outlander at school, Linda is...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Hold Me, Cowboy

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Hold Me, Cowboy - 2016

by Maisey Yates

Stranded with a cowboy for Christmas...from New York Times bestselling author Maisey Yates! Oil and water have nothing on Sam McCormack and Madison West. The wealthy rancher has never met a haughtier—or more appealing—woman in his life. And when they; re snowed in, he; s forced to admit this ice queen can scorch him with one touch... Madison had plans for the weekend! Instead she; s stranded with a man who drives her wild. A night of no-strings fun leaves both of them wanting more...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

The Hollywood Daughter

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The Hollywood Daughter - 2017

by Kate Alcott

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker and A Touch of Stardust, comes a Hollywood coming-of-age novel, in which Ingrid Bergman's affair with Roberto Rossellini forces her biggest fan to reconsider everything she was raised to believe

In 1950, Ingrid Bergman-already a major star after movies like Casablanca and Joan of Arc-has a baby out of wedlock with her Italian lover, film director Roberto Rossellini. Previously held up as an icon of purity, Bergman's fall...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Horseman

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The Horseman - 2017

by Tim Pears

From acclaimed author Tim Pears, the first novel in a sweeping historical trilogy, beginning in rural, pre-WWI England.
Somerset, 1911. The forces of war are building across Europe, but this pocket of England, where the rhythms of lives are dictated by the seasons and the land, remains untouched. Albert Sercombe is a farmer on Lord Prideaux's estate and his eldest son, Sid, is underkeeper to the head gamekeeper. His son, Leo, a talented rider, grows up alongside the master's spirited...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

A House Without Windows

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A House Without Windows - 2016

by Nadia Hashimi

A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood—an emotionally powerful and haunting tale of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture—from the author of the bestselling The Pearl That Broke Its Shell and When the Moon Is Low. For two decades, Zeba was a loving wife, a patient mother, and a peaceful villager. But her quiet life is shattered when her husband, Kamal, is found brutally murdered with a hatchet in the courtyard of their home. Nearly...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

How a Gunman Says Goodbye

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How a Gunman Says Goodbye - 2015

by Malcom Mackay

The breathtaking, devastating second novel in the acclaimed Glasgow Trilogy, a Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year.

How does a gunman retire? Frank MacLeod was the best at what he does. Thoughtful. Efficient. Ruthless. But with his health failing him, how long before he's no longer of use to his employers?

A new job. A target. But something is about to go horribly wrong. And up-and-coming hitman Calum MacLean will be called upon to pick up the pieces.

Most gunmen say...  read more »

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

I See You

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I See You - 2017

by Clare Mackintosh

"[A] well-told suspense story...refreshingly realistic."— The New York Times Book Review "Danger feels real in the brilliant I See You ...Mackintosh seems destined to do important work for many years to come."— The Washington Post "Mackintosh allots her characters the perfect amount of back story, allowing them to carry their own weight throughout the investigation. She also casts enough extras to keep readers guessing who could be behind these attacks...readers may find themselves...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

I Will

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I Will - 2016

by Lisa Kleypas

Andrew, Lord Drake, has been cut out of his father; s will because of his dissolute manner of living. To be reinstated, Andrew decides to pretend that he has changed his wicked ways. As part of his plan, he wants to convince his father that he is courting a respectable woman with the intention of marrying her. The problem is, he doesn; t know any decent women, except for his friend; s spinster sister, Miss Caroline Hargreaves. He blackmails the reluctant Caroline into helping him, and so the charade begins . . .

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

If I Could Tell You

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If I Could Tell You - 2017

by Elizabeth Wilhide

Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale meets Anna Karenina, a vivid and captivating novel of love, war, and the resilience of one woman's spirit 
 
England, 1939: Julia Compton has a beautifully well-ordered life. Once a promising pianist, she now has a handsome husband, a young son she adores, and a housekeeper who takes care of her comfortable home. Then, on the eve of war, a film crew arrives in her coastal town. She falls in love.
 
The consequences are devastating. Penniless,...  read more »

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

Ill Will

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Ill Will - 2017

by Dan Chaon

Two sensational unsolved crimes-one in the past, another in the present-are linked by one man's memory and self-deception in this chilling novel of literary suspense from National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon.

"We are always telling a story to ourselves, about ourselves." This is one of the little mantras Dustin Tillman likes to share with his patients, and it's meant to be reassuring. But what if that story is a lie?

A psychologist in suburban Cleveland, Dustin is drifting...  read more »

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

In Farleigh Field of World War II

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In Farleigh Field of World War II - 2017

by Rhys Bowen

"Instantly absorbing, suspenseful, romantic, and stylish-like binge-watching a great British drama on Masterpiece Theater." -Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author
World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions, MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cresswell is covertly tasked with determining if the man is a...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

In the Name of the Family

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In the Name of the Family - 2017

by Sarah Dunant

Before the Corleones, before the Lannisters, there were the Borgias. One of history's notorious families comes to life in a captivating novel from the author of The Birth of Venus.

"In the end, what's a historical novelist's obligation to the dead? Accuracy? Empathy? Justice? Or is it only to make them live again? Dunant pays these debts with a passion that makes me want to go straight out and read all her other books."-Diana Gabaldon, The Washington Post

Bestselling novelist...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

In This Grave Hour

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In This Grave Hour - 2017

by Jacqueline Winspear

"A female investigator every bit as brainy and battle-hardened as Lisbeth Salander." — Maureen Corrigan, NPR; s Fresh Air, on Maisie Dobbs Sunday September 3rd 1939. At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain; s declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs; flat to await her return. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

In This Grave Hour: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

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In This Grave Hour: A Maisie Dobbs Novel - 2017

by Jacqueline Winspear

"A female investigator every bit as brainy and battle-hardened as Lisbeth Salander." - Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air, on Maisie Dobbs
 Sunday September 3rd 1939.  At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain's declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs' flat to await her return. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy,...  read more »

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

Interpreter of Maladies

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Interpreter of Maladies - 2000

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Navigating between the Indian traditions they; ve inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri; s elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In "A Temporary Matter," published in The New Yorker, a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. In the title story, an interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors and...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Into the Fire

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Into the Fire - 2017

by Jeaniene Frost

In the explosive finale to New York Times bestselling author Jeaniene Frost; s Night Prince series, Vlad is in danger of losing his bride to an enemy whose powers might prove greater than the Prince of Vampires; . . .In the wrong hands, love can be a deadly weapon For nearly six hundred years, Vlad Tepesh cared for nothing, so he had nothing to lose. His brutal reputation ensured that all but the most foolhardy stayed away. Now, falling in love with Leila has put him at the mercy of his...  read more »

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

Into the Firestorm

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Into the Firestorm - 2017

by Kat Martin

"I love her books!"—Linda Lael Miller "Martin is superb."— RT Book Reviews At Brodie Operations Security Service, Inc., following your instincts is company policy . . . M. Cassidy—Luke Brodie had heard the name before, some novice bounty hunter working Seattle, catching tricky skips with more success than a newcomer should expect. But the dark curls, sparkly top, and impressive cleavage were not what Brodie had pictured. Emma Cassidy is tough and smart and sexy as hell. She; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

IQ

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IQ - 2016

by Joe Ide

A resident of one of LA; s toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores. East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood; s high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. But someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to help solve the cases the police can; t or won; t touch. They call him IQ. He; s a loner and a high school dropout, his unassuming nature disguising a relentless determination and a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Iris & Lily

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Iris & Lily - 2014

by Angela Scipioni

Due sorelle rinnovano il loro legame attraverso la scrittura di un romanzo sul loro passato. Iris Capotosti vive sulla costa ligure, sua sorella Lily nello stato di New York. Un giorno, in uno scambio di e-mail, cominciano a rievocare episodi della loro infanzia, vissuta negli Stati Uniti tra gli anni ; 60 e ; 70 insieme a dieci fratelli e sorelle, in una caotica famiglia di origini italo-irlandesi. Sull; onda dei ricordi le due sorelle, trasportate dal flusso narrativo, raccontano a capitoli...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Just What I Needed

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Just What I Needed - 2016

by Lorelei James

The second sexy novel in the Need You series, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Mastered Series and the Blacktop Cowboys® Series. Trinity Carlson might be having the worst day ever. And that was before she started drinking in a dive bar, right across from her ex and his new girlfriend. So when she finally decides enough is enough, she grabs hold of a hot, blond stranger and gives him the kiss of his life. Walker Lund never expected that a chance at love would hit him right...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Kept

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Kept - 2016

by Maya Banks

From the author of Mastered and Dominated comes the third of the Enforcers novels. Kept is the searing story of a woman who finds sanctuary in surrender... He can; t change who he is. A horrific childhood has made Silas the man he is today: dangerous, distrustful and demanding. He; s lived in self-imposed solitude, convinced that no woman could ever accept his need for absolute control—in business and pleasure. That is, until a young violinist walks into one of his buildings and into his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Kill City Blues: A Sandman Slim Novel

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Kill City Blues: A Sandman Slim Novel - 2014

by Richard Kadrey

New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey's fifth Sandman Slim adventure.
James Stark, aka Sandman Slim, has lost the Qomrama Om Ya, an all-powerful weapon from the banished older gods. Older gods who are returning and searching for their lost power.
The hunt leads Stark to an abandoned shopping mall infested with tribes of squatters. Somewhere in this kill zone is a dead man with the answers Stark needs. All Stark has to do is find the dead man, recover the artifact, and outwit...  read more »

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

Kill the Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel

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Kill the Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel - 2012

by Richard Kadrey

"Sandman Slim is my kind of hero."
-Kim Harrison
"Richard Kadrey is a genius."
-Holly Black
Sandman Slim is back from Hell. After wreaking unholy havoc in author Richard Kadrey's resoundingly acclaimed Sandman Slim, the demon-slaying anti-hero and half-angel fugitive from the underworld returns in a brutally funny, eye-poppingly inventive, and totally addicting follow-up, Kill the Dead. If you're a fan of Buffy and Jim Butcher, Christopher Moore, Neil Gaiman, and Warren Ellis, or...  read more »

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

The Killing Bay: Faroes novel 2

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The Killing Bay: Faroes novel 2 - 2017

by Chris Ould

When a group of international activists arrive on the Faroe Islands, intent on stopping the traditional whale hunts, tensions between islanders and protestors run high. And when a woman is found viciously murdered only hours after a violent confrontation, the circumstances seem purposely designed to increase animosity between the two sides.

As English DI Jan Reyna and local detective Hjalti Hentze investigate, it becomes increasingly clear that the murder has other, more sinister...  read more »

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

Killing Pretty: A Sandman Slim Novel

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Killing Pretty: A Sandman Slim Novel - 2015

by Richard Kadrey

Sandman Slim investigates Death's death in this hip, propulsive urban fantasy through a phantasmagoric LA rife with murder, mayhem, and magic.
James Stark has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now, he's come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death.
Someone has tried to kill Death-ripping the heart right out of him-or rather the body he's inhabiting. Death needs Sandman Slim's help: he believes anyone who can beat Lucifer and the old gods at their...  read more »

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

King's Blood

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King's Blood - 2017

by Jill Williamson

Jill Williamson's Fantasy Saga Continues!

In the second volume of Jill Williamson's Kinsman Chronicles, a remnant has escaped the destruction of the Five Realms and now lives on several hundred ships adrift at sea. As a flock, they sail north into the unknown in hopes of finding land that might become their new home.

As the king's illness worsens, Sâr Wilek takes authority over the expedition and struggles to rule the disjointed people, while assassination attempts, vicious...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

King's Folly

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King's Folly - 2016

by Jill Williamson

An Epic New Fantasy Series from
Fan Favorite Jill Williamson

This edition includes the first three parts of the Kinsman Chronicles originally released as ebooks.
o Part 1--Darkness Reigns
o Part 2--The Heir War
o Part 3--The End of All Things

The gods are angry.

Volcanic eruptions, sinkholes, ground shakers--everything points to their unhappiness. At least that is what the king of Armania believes. His son, Prince Wilek, thinks his father's superstitions are...  read more »

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

The Kingmaker; s Daughter

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The Kingmaker; s Daughter - 2012

by Philippa Gregory

In this New York Times bestseller that inspired the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen , Philippa Gregory tells the tale of Anne Neville, a beautiful young woman who must navigate the treachery of the English court as her father, known as the Kingmaker, uses her and her sister as pawns in his political game. The Kingmaker; s Daughter —Philippa Gregory; s first sister story since The Other Boleyn Girl —is the gripping tale of the daughters of the man known as the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

L. A. Outlaws

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L. A. Outlaws - 2009

by T. Jefferson Parker

For fans of Michael Connelly and CJ Box, here is the first thrilling adventure in the Charlie Hood series from New York Times bestseller and Edgar-award winner T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Room of White Fire . In this town, it pays to be bad . . . Allison is an L.A. celebrity, a folk hero, and a modern-day Jesse James who loves a good armed robbery. She has a compulsion to steal, a knack for publicity, and the conscience to give it all to charity. In fact, one of her biggest fans is a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Language of Secrets: A Mystery

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The Language of Secrets: A Mystery - 2017

by Ausma Zehanat Khan

The Unquiet Dead author Ausma Zehanat Khan once again dazzles in The Language of Secrets, a brilliant mystery woven into a profound and intimate story of humanity.
Detective Esa Khattak heads up Canada's Community Policing Section, which handles minority-sensitive cases across all levels of law enforcement. Khattak is still under scrutiny for his last case, so he's surprised when INSET, Canada's national security team, calls him in on another politically sensitive issue. For months, INSET...  read more »

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

The Last Juror

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The Last Juror - 2004

by John Grisham

In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers, The Ford County Times, went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college dropout, named Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper.

The murderer, Danny Padgitt, was tried before a packed...  read more »

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

Legacy

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Legacy - 2010

by Danielle Steel

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Danielle Steel; s Hotel Vendome. This compelling, centuries-spanning novel brilliantly interweaves the lives of two women--a writer working in the heart of modern academia and a daring young Sioux Indian on an incredible journey in the eighteenth century. The result is an unforgettable story of courage in the face of the unknown. LEGACY At the age of thirty-eight, Brigitte Nicholson has a job she likes, a man she loves, and a book she; s writing that...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Lenin's Roller Coaster

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Lenin's Roller Coaster - 2017

by David Downing

In Russia the Bolshevik revolution is in full-swing while the supposed Great War is destroying Europe in ways never before imagined. Fulltime lovers and part-time enemies, British spy Jack McColl and progressive American journalist Caitlin Hanley, have seen their relationship survive this far but in a world defined by "win at all cost" attitudes how much longer can they hold out?

Winter 1917: As a generation of Europe's young men perish on the Eastern and Western fronts, British spy Jack...  read more »

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

The Letter of the Law

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The Letter of the Law - 2001

by Tim Green

Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy. - Amazon

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

Light After Dark

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Light After Dark - 2016

by Marie Force

Mallory Vaughn is at a crossroads in her life. A year after learning that Big Mac McCarthy is her father, she; s spending more and more time on Gansett Island, surrounded by the large and boisterous McCarthy family. When she; s laid off from her longtime job, Mallory goes to visit her family on Gansett and tries to figure out the next chapter. An unexpected job offer will have her packing up her home in Providence to move to the island for at least the summer, if not longer. She decides to make...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Lincoln in the Bardo

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Lincoln in the Bardo - 2017

by George Saunders

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December : a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln; s beloved eleven-year-old...  read more »

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

Lola

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Lola - 2017

by Melissa Scrivner Love

An astonishing debut crime thriller about an unforgettable woman who combines the genius and ferocity of Lisbeth Salander with the ruthless ambition of Walter White

The Crenshaw Six are a small but up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into an escalating war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders, the Crenshaw Six appear to be led by a man named Garcia . . . but what no one has figured out is that the gang's real leader (and secret weapon) is Garcia's...  read more »

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

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - 2015

by Becky Chambers

The acclaimed modern science fiction masterpiece, included on Library Journal; s Best SFF of 2016, the Barnes & Nobles Sci-Fi Fantasy Blog Best Books of 2015, the Tor.com Best Books of 2015, Reader; s Choice, as well as nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Kitschie, and the Bailey; s Women; s Prize. Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through space—and one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far reaches of the universe—in this...  read more »

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

The Lost Book of the Grail

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The Lost Book of the Grail - 2017

by Charlie Lovett

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookman's Tale comes a new novel about an obsessive bibliophile's quest through time to discover a missing manuscript, the unknown history of an English Cathedral, and the secret of the Holy Grail

Arthur Prescott is happiest when surrounded by the ancient books and manuscripts of the Barchester Cathedral library. Increasingly, he feels like a fish out of water among the concrete buildings of the University of Barchester, where he works...  read more »

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

The Lost Time Accidents

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The Lost Time Accidents - 2016

by John Wray

In his ambitious and fiercely inventive new novel, The Lost Time Accidents , John Wray takes us from turn-of-the-century Viennese salons buzzing with rumors about Einstein; s radical new theory to the death camps of World War Two, from the golden age of postwar pulp science fiction to a startling discovery in a Manhattan apartment packed to the ceiling with artifacts of modern life. Haunted by a failed love affair and the darkest of family secrets, Waldemar ; Waldy; Tolliver wakes one morning...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Louisiana Saves the Library

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Louisiana Saves the Library - 2016

by Emily Beck Cogburn

For Louisiana Richardson, desperate times call for crazy-like-a-fox measures. As the new librarian at Alligator Bayou Parish's struggling library, she's returning to her Southern roots and facing trouble hotter than fresh cornbread out of the oven. Somehow, she's got to draw readers back in and prove the library is still vital--even as domineering parish board head Mrs. Gunderson plans to shut it down for good. If that means Louise has to resort to some unconventional methods--like outrageous...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

A Love Beyond Words: Shelter from the Storm

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A Love Beyond Words: Shelter from the Storm - 2016

by Sherryl Woods

FIVE-ALARM RESCUE After a devastating hurricane, Miami firefighter Ricky Wilder rescues dozens of devastated people from the wreckage of their homes--including Allie Matthews. The beautiful stranger has no place to go, and Ricky insists she stay with him. But the notoriously commitment-shy Ricky has never let a woman invade his life. And he; s starting to like having Allie with him far too much... Cautious Allie is astonished at Ricky; s generosity, but she; s wary of leaning too much on his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Lowcountry Christmas

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A Lowcountry Christmas - 2016

by Mary Alice Monroe

A wounded warrior and his younger brother discover the true meaning of Christmas in this timeless story of family bonds. As far as ten-year-old Miller McClellan is concerned, it; s the worst Christmas ever. His father; s shrimp boat is docked, his mother is working two jobs, and with finances strained, Miller is told they can; t afford the dog he desperately wants. "Your brother; s return from war is our family; s gift," his parents tell him. But when Taylor returns with PTSD, family strains...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Magnolia Wednesdays

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Magnolia Wednesdays - 2010

by Wendy Wax

From the USA Today bestselling author of While We Were Watching Downton Abbey comes a wonderfully entertaining book about what to do when life comes at you full swing.  At forty-one, Vivian Armstrong Gray's life as an investigative journalist is crumbling. Humiliated after taking a bullet in her backside during an expose, Vivi learns that she's pregnant, jobless, and very hormonal. This explains why she says 'yes' to a dreadful job covering suburban living back home in Georgia, a column she...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

Make Them Pay

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Make Them Pay - 2017

by Allison Brennan

In Allison Brennan; s Make Them Pay , Lucy Kincaid and Sean Rogan are finally tying the knot. Two weeks before their wedding, a surprise visitor shows up at their door: Eden, Sean; s estranged sister from Europe. She claims she; s in town for the wedding and wants to mend fences. Lucy invites Eden to stay with them—after all, family is family—but her boss, SSA Noah Armstrong, knows far more about Eden; s sketchy past than he; s let on. While Lucy is focused on her investigation...  read more »

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

Man Overboard: An Ali Reynolds Novel

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Man Overboard: An Ali Reynolds Novel - 2017

by J.A. Jance

In New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance's gripping new thriller, Man Overboard, two tech geniuses face off-one intent on saving lives, the other on ending them.

Cybersecurity expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back on track after years of struggling with depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his suite on an all-expenses-paid cruise, the police quickly dismiss it as "death by misadventure," a vague phrase leaving much to interpretation.

Unsatisfied,...  read more »

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

The Marriage Lie

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The Marriage Lie - 2016

by Kimberly Belle

Bestselling author Kimberly Belle is back with a “domestic thriller [that] will keep you reading into the wee hours of the night." — Redbook "Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will eat up Kimberly Belle; s latest novel."—Bookreporter.com Everyone has secrets... Iris and Will have been married for seven years, and life is as close to perfect as it can be. But on the morning Will flies out for a business trip to Florida, Iris; s happy world comes to an abrupt...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Married by Morning

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Married by Morning - 2010

by Lisa Kleypas

For two years, Catherine Marks has been a paid companion to the Hathaway sisters—a pleasant position, with one caveat. Her charges; older brother, Leo Hathaway, is thoroughly exasperating. Cat can hardly believe that their constant arguing could mask a mutual attraction. But when one quarrel ends in a sudden kiss, Cat is shocked at her powerful response—and even more so when Leo proposes a dangerous liaison. Leo must marry and produce an heir within a year to save his family home....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Mercy

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Mercy - 2001

by Julie Garwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan. Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career. Unlike his brother, he works the other side of the desk as an esteemed Justice Department attorney and rarely sees on-the-field action—until he comes to the aid of Dr. Michelle Renard, a beautiful and brilliant surgeon in Bowen, Louisiana, who recently saved...  read more »

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

Micah

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Micah - 2006

by Laurell K. Hamilton

Vampire hunter Anita Blake is called on to raise the dead-while trying to suppress her ever-growing feelings for a certain wereleopard. - Amazon

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

Miracle on 5th Avenue

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Miracle on 5th Avenue - 2016

by Sarah Morgan

It will take a Christmas miracle for two very different souls to find each other in this perfectly festive fairy tale of New York! Hopeless romantic Eva Jordan loves everything about Christmas. She might be spending the holidays alone this year, but when she; s given an opportunity to house-sit a spectacular penthouse on Fifth Avenue, she leaps at the chance. What better place to celebrate than in snow-kissed Manhattan? What she didn; t expect was to find the penthouse still occupied by its...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Mirror Sight

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Mirror Sight - 2014

by Kristen Britain

Magic, danger, and adventure abound for messenger Karigan G; ladheon in author Kristen Britain; s New York Times -bestselling Green Rider fantasy series • "F irst-rate fantasy." —Library Journal Karigan G; ladheon is a Green Rider—a seasoned member of the elite messenger corps of King Zachary of Sacoridia. King Zachary sends Karigan and a contingent of Sacoridians beyond the edges of his nation, into the mysterious Blackveil Forest, which has been tainted with dark magic by a...  read more »

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

Mississippi Blood

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Mississippi Blood - 2017

by Greg Iles

The final installment in the epic Natchez Burning trilogy by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Greg Iles
"Natchez Burning is extraordinarily entertaining and fiendishly suspenseful. I defy you to start it and find a way to put it down; as long as it is, I wished it were longer. . . . This is an amazing work of popular fiction."
   - Stephen King
"[The] terrific conclusion to his Natchez Burning trilogy is a sweeping story that remains intimate... Relentless pacing keeps the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

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The Most Dangerous Place on Earth - 2017

by Lindsey Lee Johnson

An unforgettable cast of characters is unleashed into a realm known for its cruelty—the American high school—in this captivating debut novel. The wealthy enclaves north of San Francisco are not the paradise they appear to be, and nobody knows this better than the students of a local high school. Despite being raised with all the opportunities money can buy, these vulnerable kids are navigating a treacherous adolescence in which every action, every rumor, every feeling, is...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Mr. Monster

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Mr. Monster - 2010

by Dan Wells

I killed a demon. I don; t know if it was really, technically a demon, but I do know that he was some kind of monster, with fangs and claws and the whole bit, and he killed a lot of people. So I killed him. I think it was the right thing to do. At least the killing stopped. Well, it stopped for a while. In I Am Not a Serial Killer , John Wayne Cleaver saved his town from a murderer even more appalling than the serial killers he obsessively studies. But it turns out even demons have friends, and...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Murder on the Serpentine: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

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Murder on the Serpentine: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel - 2017

by Anne Perry

In the history of Anne Perry's bestselling Victorian mystery series, the stakes have never been greater than now-as a mission for queen and country places the future of the British Empire squarely in Thomas Pitt's hands.

It is not the custom for the commander of Special Branch to receive a royal summons-so Thomas Pitt knows it must be for a matter of the gravest importance. The body of Sir John Halberd, the Queen's confidant, has been found in the shallow water of the Serpentine in Hyde...  read more »

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

My Not So Perfect Life

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My Not So Perfect Life - 2017

by Sophie Kinsella

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Part love story, part workplace drama, this sharply observed novel is a witty critique of the false judgments we make in a social-media-obsessed world. New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella has written her most timely novel yet. Everywhere Katie Brenner looks, someone else is living the life she longs for, particularly her boss, Demeter Farlowe. Demeter is brilliant and creative, lives with her perfect family in a posh townhouse, and wears the coolest...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Mystery Man

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Mystery Man - 2013

by Kristen Ashley

Night time is the right time... Gwendolyn Kidd has met the man of her dreams. He; s hot, he; s sexy, and what started as a no-names-exchanged night of passion has blossomed into a year and a half-long pleasure fest. Sure, it; s a little strange that he only appears in her bed at night, but Gwen is so sure he; s the one, she just can; t turn him away... Hawk Delgado knows more about Gwen than she could ever imagine. She; s gorgeous, headstrong, and skittish about relationships. But Hawk is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter

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The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter - 2015

by Malcolm Mackay

IT'S EASY TO KILL A MAN. IT'S HARD TO KILL A MAN WELL.

A twenty-nine-year-old man lives alone in his Glasgow flat. The telephone rings; a casual conversation, but behind this a job offer.

The clues are there if you know to look for them. He is an expert. A loner. Freelance. Another job is another job, but what if this organization wants more?

A meeting at a club. An offer. A target: Lewis Winter, a necessary sacrifice that will be only the first step in an all-out war...  read more »

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

Never Let You Go

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Never Let You Go - 2017

by Chevy Stevens

"Stevens's taut writing and chilling depiction of love twisted beyond recognition make this a compelling read." ―Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"Disturbing, suspenseful, and just a little nerve-wracking." ―Library Journal
Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash escaped into the night with her young daughter and left an abusive relationship. Her ex-husband, Andrew, was sent to jail and Lindsey started over with a new life.
Now, Lindsey is older and wiser, with her own business and a...  read more »

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

New York 2140

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New York 2140 - 2017

by Kim Stanley Robinson

New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson returns with a bold and brilliant vision of New York City in the next century. As the sea levels rose, every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island. For the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, however, New York in the year 2140 is far from a drowned city.
There is the market trader, who finds opportunities where others find trouble. There is the detective, whose work will never disappear --- along with the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Newcomer

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The Newcomer - 2017

by Suzanne Woods Fisher

In 1737, Anna Konig and her fellow church members stagger off a small wooden ship after ten weeks at sea, eager to start a new life in the vibrant but raw Pennsylvania frontier. On the docks of Port Philadelphia waits bishop Jacob Bauer, founder of the settlement and father to ship carpenter Bairn. It's a time of new beginnings for the reunited Bauer family, and for Anna and Bairn's shipboard romance to blossom.

But this perfect moment cannot last. As Bairn grasps the reality of what it...  read more »

Genres: Amish & Mennonite • Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Night Ocean

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The Night Ocean - 2017

by Paul La Farge

From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals,  psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle.

Marina Willett, M.D., has a problem. Her husband, Charlie, has become obsessed with H.P. Lovecraft, in particular with one episode in the legendary horror writer's life: In the summer of 1934, the "old gent" lived for two months with a gay teenage fan named Robert Barlow, at Barlow's family home in...  read more »

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

No Time Left

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No Time Left - 2011

by David Baldacci

An original short story by New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci. Frank Becker is a highly sought after, expert assassin. When Becker takes a mysterious job, he has no idea that it will force him to delve deeply into his own past. Undeterred by obstacles he is determined to complete his assignment. But he may realize too late that his success will permanently alter his future.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories • Thrillers

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. But his...  read more »

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

ON THE ROAD WITH DEL & LOUISE

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ON THE ROAD WITH DEL & LOUISE - 2015

by Art Taylor

Winner of the Agatha Award for Best First Novel
Finalist for the Anthony Award for Best First Novel
Finalist for the Macavity Award for Best First Novel

Del's a small time crook with a moral conscience-robbing convenience stores only for tuition and academic expenses. Brash and sassy Louise goes from being a holdup victim to Del's lover and accomplice. All they want is a fresh start, an honest life, and a chance to build a family together, but fate conspires to put ever-steeper...  read more »

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

One Snowy Night

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One Snowy Night - 2016

by Jill Shalvis

(A standalone Heartbreaker Bay novella) New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis returns to Heartbreaker Bay with a fun and festive holiday novella! It; s Christmas Eve and Rory Andrews is desperate to get home to the family she hasn; t seen in years. Problem is, her only ride to Lake Tahoe comes in the form of the annoyingly handsome Max Stranton, and his big, goofy, lovable dog Carl. Hours stuck in a truck with the dead sexy Max sounds like a fate worse than death (not), but Rory; s out...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Operator

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The Operator - 2016

by Kim Harrison

On-the-run ex-agent Peri Reed returns bigger and bolder than ever in this second highly-anticipated installment in #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison; s new suspense trilogy, The Peri Reed Chronicles. Peri Reed; s job eats her mind, but for a special task agent in hiding, forgetting the past can be a blessing. Betrayed by the man she thought she loved and the agency who turned her into the very thing she fought against, Peri abandoned the wealth and privilege of Opti for...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

The Orphan's Tale

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The Orphan's Tale - 2017

by Pam Jenoff

"Readers who enjoyed Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale and Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants will embrace this novel. " -Library Journal
"Secrets, lies, treachery, and passion.... I read this novel in a headlong rush." -Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train
A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan's Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Orphan; s Tale

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The Orphan; s Tale - 2017

by Pam Jenoff

A New York Times bestseller! "Readers who enjoyed Kristin Hannah; s The Nightingale and Sara Gruen; s Water for Elephants will embrace this novel. " —Library Journal "Secrets, lies, treachery, and passion.... I read this novel in a headlong rush." —Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan; s Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Other Einstein

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The Other Einstein - 2016

by Marie Benedict

In the tradition of The Paris Wife and Mrs. Poe, The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein; s enormous shadow. tTis is the story of Einstein; s wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Mitza Maric has always been a little different from other girls. Most twenty-year-olds are wives...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Our Short History

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Our Short History - 2017

by Lauren Grodstein

"Lauren Grodstein breaks your heart, then miraculously pieces it back together so it's bigger-and stronger-than before."  -Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You

How can a woman learn to let go of the people she loves the most? 
 
Karen Neulander, a successful New York political consultant and single mother, has always been fiercely protective of her son, Jacob, now six. She's had to be: when Jacob's father, Dave, found out Karen was pregnant and made it...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Pekoe Most Poison

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Pekoe Most Poison - 2017

by Laura Childs

In the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs, Theodosia Browning attends a "Rat Tea," where the mice will play...at murder.
 
When Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is invited by Doreen Briggs, one of Charleston's most prominent hostesses, to a "Rat Tea," she is understandably intrigued.  As servers dressed in rodent costumes and wearing white gloves offer elegant finger sandwiches and fine teas, Theo learns these parties date back to early...  read more »

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

Penric and the Shaman

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Penric and the Shaman - 2017

by Lois McMaster Bujold

Young Lord Penric now wears the white robes of the Bastard's Order, complete with shoulder braids marking him as a divine and sorcerer, while he pursues scholarly studies in the court of the Princess-Archdivine. His demon of disorder, Desdemona, is, of course, present, accounted for, and offering clever commentary, particularly when she grows bored. And so when a Locator of the Father's Order shows up on the Archdivine's threshold in need of a sorcerer for a journey and she volunteers Penric,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Perdition Score: A Sandman Slim Novel

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The Perdition Score: A Sandman Slim Novel - 2017

by Richard Kadrey

Sandman Slim returns in a stunning, high-octane thriller filled with the intense kick-ass action and inventive fantasy that are the hallmarks of New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey.
The request from Thomas Abbot, the Augur of the Sub Rosa council, couldn't come at a better time for James Stark, aka Sandman Slim. For a man who's most recently met Death-and death's killer-a few months of normal life is more than he can handle. He needs a little action, and now Abbott wants Stark...  read more »

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

The Perfect Play

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The Perfect Play - 2011

by Jaci Burton

New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton presents a story about love and the games people play in the first irrisistible novel in the Play-by-Play series... The last thing event planner Tara Lincoln needs is the jet-set lifestyle of a football pro like Mick Riley; even though their steamy and passionate one-night stand proved that Mick is an all-star-both on the field and in the bedroom. Tara played the game of love once and lost big, and she doesn; t intend to put herself out there again,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Pet Friendly

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Pet Friendly - 2016

by Sue Pethick

In Sue Pethick's witty and heartwarming debut novel, a sweet dog in need of an owner brings together the perfect candidates...
 
Todd Dwyer, a successful app designer, wasn't planning to adopt a dog, but when his Uncle Bertie dies and leaves his little mutt Archie homeless, Todd can't help welcoming the pooch home.

Archie could charm the marrow out of a bone, but Todd's girlfriend Gwen is less than impressed with the instant bond the fluffy white ball of fur makes with her...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Piece of the World

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A Piece of the World - 2017

by Christina Baker Kline

"A Piece of the World is a graceful, moving and powerful demonstration of what can happen when a fearless literary imagination combines with an inexhaustible curiosity about the past and the human heart: a feat of time travel, a bravura improvisation on the theme of art history, a wonderful story that seems to have been waiting, all this time, for Christina Baker Kline to come along and tell it." —Michael Chabon, New York Times bestselling author of Moonglow From the #1 New York Times...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Power: A Titan Novel

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The Power: A Titan Novel - 2016

by Jennifer L. Armentrout

With any great change, there is always strife, and the Covenant University has become the frontline between pure-bloods who want the Breed Order reinstated and the half-bloods who want the right to control their own destinies.
Fate has other plans.
 The violence is escalating and war between the races seems inevitable, and it couldn't come at a worse time. Hyperion may be out of commission, but Josie and Seth know they have only earned a reprieve.  Seth must get Josie fully prepared,...  read more »

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

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,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Private: #1 Suspect

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Private: #1 Suspect - 2012

by James Patterson

Unsolvable cases Since former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world; s most effective investigation firm--sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems. Private; s investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth. Impossible murders When his former lover is found murdered in Jack Morgan; s bed, he is instantly the number one suspect. While Jack is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Private London

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Private London - 2012

by James Patterson

Private goes on the hunt for London; s most feared killer since Jack the Ripper. For Hannah Shapiro, a young American student, the nightmare began eight years ago in Los Angeles, when the owner of Private--the world; s most exclusive detective agency--saved her from a horrific death. Now, after eight years, the terror follows her to London. The only man who can help is former Royal Military Police Sergeant Dan Carter, head of Private London. In London, young women are being abducted and their...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Protector

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The Protector - 2016

by Jodi Ellen Malpas

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR WHO BROUGHT YOU THIS MAN; S JESSE WARD "Every kiss, every sexy scene, every word between this pair owned a piece of my soul. I could read this book a hundred times and still react as if it was the first time. THE PROTECTOR is a top 2016 fave for me." — Audrey Carlan, #1 bestselling author of The Calendar Girl series Jake Sharp resides in his own personal hell. The ex-SAS sniper was distracted from duty once before, and the consequences were...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Pushing Up Daisies

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Pushing Up Daisies - 2016

by M. C. Beaton

Agatha Raisin, private detective, resident in the Cotswold village of Carsely, should have been a contented and happy woman... But in M.C. Beaton; s Pushing Up Daisies , things are about to get a little less cozy. Lord Bellington, a wealthy land developer, wants to turn the community garden into a housing estate. And when Agatha and her friend Sir Charles Fraith attempt to convince Lord Bellington to abandon his plans, he scoffs, "Do you think I give a damn about what a lot of pesky villagers...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Queen of Blood: Book One of The Queens of Renthia

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The Queen of Blood: Book One of The Queens of Renthia - 2016

by Sarah Beth Durst

A Tor.com Best of 2016 pick!
Set in the magical world of Renthia, The Queen of Blood is Sarah Beth Durst's ambitious entry into adult epic fantasy. With the danger of Peter Brett's The Warded Man, heart of Naomi Novik's Uprooted, and lyricism of Patrick Rothfuss' The Name of the Wind, this is the first chapter in a series destined to be a classic.
Everything has a spirit: the willow tree with leaves that kiss the pond, the stream that feeds the river, the wind that exhales fresh snow . ....  read more »

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

A Raisin in the Sun

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A Raisin in the Sun - 1994

by Lorraine Hansberry

This groundbreaking play starred Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeill, Ruby Dee and Diana Sands in the Broadway production which opened in 1959. Set on Chicago's South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena, called Mama. When her deceased husband's insurance money comes through, Mama dreams of moving to a new home and a better...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

Rebecca

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Rebecca - 2013

by Daphne Du Maurier

"Rebecca is a work of immense intelligence and wit, elegantly written, thematically solid, suspenseful.." —Washington Post "Daphne du Maurier created a scale by which modern women can measure their feelings." —Stephen King Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady; s maid, she can barely believe...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

The Renegades

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The Renegades - 2010

by T. Jefferson Parker

For fans of Michael Connelly and CJ Box, the second thrilling novel in the Charlie Hood series from New York Times bestseller and Edgar-award winner T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Room of White Fire. Deputy Sheriff Charlie Hood cruises the dusty backroads of the new American West. But when his partner is shot dead and Hood is drafted to find the killer, the investigation takes him to places he never wanted to go-where there; s no clear line between good and evil. From the Paperback edition.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Return: A Titan Novel

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The Return: A Titan Novel - 2015

by Jennifer L. Armentrout

The Fates are cackling their bony asses off...

It's been a year since Seth made the deal with the gods that pledged his life to them. And so far, the jobs they've given him have been violent and bloody--which is kind of all right with him. But now Apollo has something else in mind for Seth. He's got to play protector while keeping his hands and fingers off, and for someone who really has a problem with restraint, this new assignment might be the most challenging yet.

Josie has no...  read more »

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

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 NASA...  read more »

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

The River at Night

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The River at Night - 2017

by Erica Ferencik

An Oprah.com Page-Turning Novels Pick A 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 job,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The River of Kings

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The River of Kings - 2017

by Taylor Brown

"The most exciting literary adventure fiction I've read since Deliverance." -Howard Frank Mosher, author of God's Kingdom

In The River of Kings, bestselling author of Fallen Land Taylor Brown artfully weaves three narrative strands―two brothers' journey down an ancient river, their father's tangled past, and the buried history of the river's earliest people―to evoke a legendary place and its powerful hold on the human imagination.
The Altamaha River, Georgia's "Little Amazon," is...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Roanoke Girls

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The Roanoke Girls - 2017

by Amy Engel

"Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we die."
 
After her mother's suicide, fifteen year-old Lane Roanoke came to live with her grandparents and fireball cousin, Allegra, on their vast estate in rural Kansas. Lane knew little of her mother's mysterious family, but she quickly embraced life as one of the rich and beautiful Roanoke girls. But when she discovered the dark truth at the heart of the family, she ran...fast and far away.
...  read more »

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

Rock Chick Renegade

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Rock Chick Renegade - 2011

by Kristen Ashley

Jules has got a score to settle against the drug dealers of Denver. Vance has made it his mission that Jules won; t get dead while dishing out vigilante justice. Jules doesn; t have time for romance, she; s too busy saving the world and she enlists Zip (the gunstore owner), Heavy (an ex-PI) and Frank (a mysterious recluse) to help. The Rock Chicks of Fortnum; s Bookstore get involved to provide romantic advice and guidance, none of which Jules accepts at first. The Hot Bunch of Nightingale...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Rock Hard

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Rock Hard - 2015

by Nalini Singh

In New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh; s newest contemporary romance, passion ignites between a gorgeous, sinfully sexy man who built himself up from nothing and a shy woman who has a terrible secret in her past... Wealthy businessman Gabriel Bishop rules the boardroom with the same determination and ruthlessness that made him a rock star on the rugby field. He knows what he wants, and he; ll go after it no-holds-barred. And what he wants is Charlotte Baird. Charlotte knows she; s a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Rustler

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The Rustler - 2014

by Linda Lael Miller

#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller returns to Stone Creek, where secrets have a way of coming to light... Where does an outlaw go when he; s ready to turn straight? For Wyatt Yarbro, reformed rustler and train robber, Stone Creek is his place of redemption. And lovely Sarah Tamlin is the perfect angel to help him clean up his act. But Sarah keeps a dark secret behind her prim and proper facade, even as her heart is lost to charming, sexy Wyatt. When a vengeful enemy prepares...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Sabotaged

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Sabotaged - 2015

by Dani Pettrey

Working as search-and-rescue for the Iditarod, Kirra Jacobs and the McKennas race to stop a kidnapper whose threats are more dangerous than they know. - Amazon

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Sandman Slim

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Sandman Slim - 2012

by Richard Kadrey

"An addictively satisfying, deeply amusing, dirty-ass masterpiece."
-William Gibson
"A sharp-edged urban fantasy, drenched in blood and cynicism, tipping its hat to Sam Peckinpah, Raymond Chandler, and the anti-heroes of Hong Kong cinema....A bravura performance."
-San Francisco Chronicle
"I couldn't put it down."
-Charlaine Harris
Sandman Slim has arrived-a wild and weird, edge-of-your-seat supernatural roller-coaster rider that propels author Richard Kadrey to the forefront...  read more »

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

Say Nothing

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Say Nothing - 2017

by Brad Parks

"Terrific book. Truly terrific. Tension throughout and tears at the end. What could be better than that?"-Sue Grafton
 
"Outstanding-starts with a bang and gets tenser and tenser. Say Nothing shows Parks is a quality writer at the top of his form."-Lee Child
 
Judge Scott Sampson doesn't brag about having a perfect life, but the evidence is clear: A prestigious job. A beloved family. On an ordinary Wednesday afternoon, he is about to pick up his six-year-old twins to go...  read more »

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

Second Chances/Love One Another

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Second Chances/Love One Another - 2007

by Valerie Hansen

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Seven Surrenders

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Seven Surrenders - 2017

by Ada Palmer

"A cornucopia of dazzling, sharp ideas set in rich, wry prose that rewards rumination with layers of delight. Provocative, erudite, inventive, resplendent." ―Ken Liu, author of The Grace of Kings
In a future of near-instantaneous global travel, of abundant provision for the needs of all, a future in which no one living can remember an actual war...a long era of stability threatens to come to an abrupt end.
For known only to a few, the leaders of the great Hives, nations without fixed...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Shattered

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Shattered - 2013

by Dani Pettrey

Piper McKenna would be overjoyed at the sight of her estranged brother, except that he's covered in blood. She knows he's innocent, but can they prove it? - Amazon

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

Shoot Don; t Shoot

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Shoot Don; t Shoot - 2009

by J. A. Jance

A prisoner languishes in a Phoenix jail cell, accused of brutally slaying his estranged wife. No one believes the man is innocent, except the new female sheriff of Cochise County, in town for a crash course in police training. Joanna Brady is out of her jurisdiction--and possibly in over her head. For a human monster is on the prowl, hiding the grisly evidence of his horrific crimes in the vast emptiness of the Arizona desert. And an impromptu investigation, with no official sanction and no...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Signature Wounds

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Signature Wounds - 2017

by Kirk Russell

While in Las Vegas on his way to a family Fourth of July celebration, FBI bomb expert Paul Grale hears a deep blast and sees the smoke rising. In an unfolding nightmare, Grale discovers his sister, brother-in-law, and many friends were caught up in the explosion. Grief stricken, he is pulled from the main bomb investigation to sift orphan leads. Quietly he begins a relentless search for the bomb maker.
When the FBI suspects his friend and disgruntled former drone pilot for the blast, Grale...  read more »

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

Silence Fallen

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Silence Fallen - 2017

by Patricia Briggs

In the #1 New York Times bestselling Mercy Thompson novels, the coyote shapeshifter has found her voice in the werewolf pack. But when Mercy's bond with the pack-and her mate-is broken, she'll learn what it truly means to be alone...
 
Attacked and abducted in her home territory, Mercy finds herself in the clutches of the most powerful vampire in the world, taken as a weapon to use against alpha werewolf Adam and the ruler of the Tri-Cities vampires. In coyote form, Mercy escapes-only...  read more »

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

Silenced

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Silenced - 2014

by Dani Pettrey

After Kayden McKenna discovers the body of a fellow climber, she and Jake Westin team up to investigate the death--provoking threats on her entire family. - Amazon

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

A Simple Favor

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A Simple Favor - 2017

by Darcey Bell

"Riveting and brilliantly structured, A Simple Favor is an edge-of-your seat domestic thriller about a missing wife and mother that relies on a rotating cast of unreliable narrators to ingeniously examine the cost of competitive mom-friends, the toll of ordinary marital discontent and the fallacy of the picture-perfect, suburban family."-Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author
She's your best friend.
She knows all your secrets.
That's why she's so dangerous.
A single...  read more »

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

Sleepless in Manhattan

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Sleepless in Manhattan - 2016

by Sarah Morgan

"Morgan; s novel delivers the classic sweep-you-off-your-feet romantic experience."— Publishers Weekly From USA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan comes the first book in a hot new trilogy about friendship, love and embracing life! Cool, calm and competent, events planner Paige Walker loves a challenge. After a childhood spent in and out of hospitals, she; s now determined to prove herself—and where better to take the world by storm than Manhattan? But when Paige loses the job...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sleepwalking

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Sleepwalking - 2014

by Meg Wolitzer

The debut novel from New York Times-bestselling author Meg Wolitzer, a story of three college students' shared fascination with poetry and death, and how one of them must face difficult truths in order to leave her obsession behind.

Published when she was only twenty-three and written while she was a student at Brown, Sleepwalking marks the beginning of Meg Wolitzer's acclaimed career.  Filled with her usual wisdom, compassion and insight, Sleepwalking tells the story of the three...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Small Admissions

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Small Admissions - 2016

by Amy Poeppel

People ; s Book of the Week " The Devil Wears Prada meets Primates of Park Avenue ." — The New York Times "Perfect for fans of Curtis Sittenfeld; s Prep ."— Booklist Top 6 Books You Need to Read— BuzzFeed Best Books to Give Every Book Lover on Your List— Town and Country One admission can change your life...forever. When ambitious grad student Kate Pearson; s handsome French "almost fiancé" ditches her, she definitely does not roll with the punches, despite the best...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Someday

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Someday - 2008

by Karen Kingsbury

Pressures of the celebrity lifestyle weigh heavily on Dayne and Katy Matthews as they take on separate movie projects. Tabloid rumors talk of trouble and unfaithfulness between the two, but finally something drastic catches Dayne; s attention and makes him realize the destruction they; re playing with. But will it be too late? The Flanigan family recognizes the deep loss of the Christian Kids Theater program, and they lead a final effort to keep the theater from being torn down. Meanwhile, John...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Someone to Hold

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Someone to Hold - 2017

by Mary Balogh

A reversal of fortune befalls a young woman in the latest Westcott novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Only a Kiss and Someone to Love . Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune and a scandalous secret that will forever alter the lives of his family—sending one daughter on a journey of self-discovery... With her parents; marriage declared bigamous, Camille Westcott is now illegitimate and without a title. Looking to eschew the trappings of...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Song Rising

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The Song Rising - 2017

by Samantha Shannon

The magnificent new book in the New York Times-bestselling series: a fantastic tale of rebellion and courage against enormous odds.
Following a bloody battle against foes on every side, Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen, ruling over London's criminal population.
But, having turned her back on Jaxon Hall and with vengeful enemies still at large, the task of stabilizing the fractured underworld has never seemed so challenging.
Little does Paige know that...  read more »

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

Still Missing

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Still Missing - 2010

by Chevy Stevens

On the day she was abducted, Annie O’Sullivan, a thirty-two year old realtor, had three goals—sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever- patient boyfriend. The open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she; s about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all. Interwoven with the story of the year Annie spent as the captive of psychopath in a remote mountain cabin, which unfolds...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Stolen Beauty

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Stolen Beauty - 2017

by Laurie Lico Albanese

“A powerful and important tale of love and war, art and family…I was transported.” —Allison Pataki, New York Times bestselling author “ Stolen Beauty is a work of art itself—one that is simultaneously alarming and comforting.” — Wall Street Journal From the dawn of the twentieth century to the devastation of World War II, this exhilarating novel of love, war, art, and family gives voice to two extraordinary women and brings to life the true story...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Story Keeper

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The Story Keeper - 2014

by Lisa Wingate

When successful New York editor Jen Gibbs discovers a decaying slush-pile manuscript on her desk, she has no idea that the story of Sarra, a young mixed-race woman trapped in Appalachia at the turn of the twentieth century, will both take her on a journey and change her forever. Happy with her life in the city, and at the top of her career with a new job at Vida House Publishing, Jen has left her Appalachian past and twisted family ties far behind. But the search for the rest of the manuscript,...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction

Stranded

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Stranded - 2013

by Dani Pettrey

While investigating a friend's disappearance, Darcy St. James discovers a dangerous operation--and becomes its next target. Can the McKennas find her before it's too late? - Amazon

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

Submerged

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Submerged - 2012

by Dani Pettrey

"Submerged is romantic suspense that will keep you up at night!"--Bestselling Author Dee Henderson

A sabotaged plane. Two dead deep-water divers.

Yancey, Alaska was a quiet town...until the truth of what was hidden in the depths off the coast began to appear.

Bailey Craig vowed never to set foot in Yancey again. She has a past, and a reputation--and Yancey's a small town. She's returned to bury a loved one killed in the plane crash and is determined not to stay even an hour...  read more »

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

The Sudden Arrival of Violence

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The Sudden Arrival of Violence - 2015

by Malcom Mackay

The stunning conclusion to Malcolm Mackay's lauded Glasgow Trilogy returns readers to the city's underworld: a place of dark motives, dangerous allegiances and sudden, tragic ends.

It begins with two deaths: a money-man and a police informant. Deaths that offer a unique opportunity to a man like Calum MacLean. A hit man who has finally had enough of killing.

Calum plans an unprecedented escape just as his employers need him the most. Glasgow's biggest criminal organizations are...  read more »

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

The Sugar House

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The Sugar House - 2009

by Laura Lippman

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman; s Tess Monaghan must solve one of the most baffling murders in her PI career. When Tess Monaghan agrees to talk to Ruthie Dembrow, she senses she; ll regret it. If there; s anything Tess has learned in her work both as a newspaper reporter and then as a PI, it; s to trust your instincts. Still, she can; t deny she; s intrigued when Ruthie asks her to investigate the fatal stabbing of her brother, Henry, while he was locked away for murdering a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Switchblade

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Switchblade - 2014

by Michael Connelly

LAPD Detective Harry Bosch seeks justice for the forgotten in this original short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly An anonymous tip puts Bosch on a case that has remained unsolved for decades, the vicious stabbing of a teenage boy whose body was found in an abandoned Old Hollywood restaurant. Cold cases are often the toughest: With no body, no murder scene, and no fingerprints, Bosch nevertheless gets lucky when DNA evidence from the murder weapon points to a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

Tall, Dark, and Deadly

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Tall, Dark, and Deadly - 1999

by Heather Graham

When her friend disappears, and the cops seem uninterested in following up the case, a glamorous young woman starts her own investigation. With the help of an autistic child and her ex-lover, she digs deeper into the missing woman's affairs--especially her job as a criminal defense attorney. The growing list of suspects includes clients, colleagues, family members, and old flames--all of whom have their own reasons to get rid of the woman. And when a socialite with ties to the law firm is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane - 2017

by Lisa See

A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple.

Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been ever thus for generations. Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate-the first automobile any of them have seen-and a stranger arrives.

In this remote Yunnan village, the...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

Temporary People

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Temporary People - 2017

by Deepak Unnikrishnan

Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing

"Guest workers of the United Arab Emirates embody multiple worlds and identities and long for home in a fantastical debut work of fiction, winner of the inaugural Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing.... The author's crisp, imaginative prose packs a punch, and his whimsical depiction of characters who oscillate between two lands on either side of the Arabian Sea unspools the kind of immigrant narratives that are...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Tempted

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Tempted - 2013

by Robyn Carr

Widowed at thirty-three with two small kids, Beverly Simpson wants someone to blame. Angry, hurt, and full of regret for what she; s lost, she rails against a once trusted God and hides her loneliness behind a sassy exterior. Joe Clark, intrigued by Bev; s irreverent approach to life, stubbornly pursues her. However, the pair have two very different outlooks on life. Joe is a dedicated preacher, while Bev insists she no longer even believes in God. Despite being polar opposites, they can; t...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Territory

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The Territory - 2016

by James Hufferd

The Territory: The Memoir of a Friendship in Earliest Iowa is a lighthearted but serious work of fiction in the form of a memoir by one of a pair of generally serious, sometimes comical pioneer settlers in preterritorial and territorial Iowa. Its inspiration is a number of now little-known local and regional events described by prominent longtime resident Benjamin F. Gue in his 1903 History of Iowa, and the setting and details of events and conditions are thoroughly researched and portrayed...  read more »

Genres: Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

This Is How It Always Is

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This Is How It Always Is - 2017

by Laurie Frankel

"It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think." —Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies This is how a family keeps a secret...and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after...until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change...and then change the world. This is Claude. He; s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Three Christmas Wishes

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Three Christmas Wishes - 2016

by Sheila Roberts

Three friends, three wishes—one Christmas! When three friends visit a shopping-mall Santa on a lark, the jolly old elf is full of mysterious predictions about the thing they; re all wishing for: the perfect man. Or at least men who are perfect for them. Riley Erickson; s fiancé turned out to be a dud, dumping her for her bridesmaid three weeks before the wedding. But Santa says that she; s soon going to meet her ideal man in a memorable way. And he predicts that a new man is about to...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

To Capture What We Cannot Keep

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To Capture What We Cannot Keep - 2016

by Beatrice Colin

Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young Scottish widow and a French engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love. In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Émile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris, France—a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who because of her precarious financial situation is...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

To the Last Man

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To the Last Man - 2004

by Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara has enthralled readers with his New York Times bestselling novels set during the Civil War and the American Revolution. Now the acclaimed author turns to World War I, bringing to life the sweeping, emotional story of the war that devastated a generation and established America as a world power. Spring 1916: the horror of a stalemate on Europe; s western front. France and Great Britain are on one side of the barbed wire, a fierce German army is on the other. Shaara opens the window...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Tombstone Courage

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Tombstone Courage - 2009

by J. A. Jance

When drug dealers murdered her lawman husband, Joanna Brady vowed she would carry on his good work no matter what the cost. With grit, courage, and dogged determination, she challenged the status quo-and won. Now, as newly elected Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona, she must battle the prejudice and hostility of a mistrustful, male-dominated police force and solve a grisly double homicide that threatens to tear the sleepy desert community to pieces. For the two bodies baking in the harsh...  read more »

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

Tontine 3: The Scales of Justice

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Tontine 3: The Scales of Justice - 2017

by Brian Darr

Six months after the events of The Eye of Providence, the remaining beneficiaries find themselves in new places and circumstances, the temptations and fears brought about by Victor Stone's will, having faded from their minds after the tragedy that occurred. After simmering in the heat for half a year, an old threat will resurface and rivalries will reignite. New alliances are formed and enemies made as plans set in motion six months before begin to come full circle. The Scales of Justice is...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Tough Customer

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Tough Customer - 2010

by Sandra Brown

When a hardened cop turned Private Investigator gets a call about a woman he hasn; t seen in thirty years, he must race to Texas to stop the stalker terrorizing her. A blistering new thriller from the bestselling author of Smash Cut . Colleagues, friends, and lovers know Dodge Hanley as a private investigator who doesn; t let rules get in his way—in his private life as well as his professional one. If he breaks a heart, or bends the law in order to catch a criminal, he does so without...  read more »

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

Treasured Grace

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Treasured Grace - 2017

by Tracie Peterson

Tracie Peterson Begins Compelling New Series Set on the 1840s Frontier

Grace Martindale has known more than her share of hardship. After her parents died, raising her two younger sisters became her responsibility. A hasty marriage to a minister who is heading to the untamed West seemed like an opportunity for a fresh start, but a cholera outbreak along the wagon trail has left Grace a widow in a very precarious position.

Having learned natural remedies and midwifery from her...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Trophy Child

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The Trophy Child - 2017

by Paula Daly

Paula Daly is acclaimed for her distinctive voice, masterful plotting, and terrifying depictions of ordinary people whose everyday lives are turned upside down through deception and murder. In her unsettling new domestic thriller, The Trophy Child, Daly digs beneath the serene surface of the idyllic suburban Lake District community where families strive for perfection, delivering a suspenseful, surprising story of motherhood and fallibility.

Karen Bloom is not the coddling mother type....  read more »

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

A Twist of the Knife

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A Twist of the Knife - 2017

by Becky Masterman

"A crime novel that transcends the genre―a twisting, high-stakes story with characters so real and so recognizably human, that it breaks your heart a little. Brilliant."
-Shari Lapena, author of the New York Times bestseller The Couple Next Door
Ex-FBI agent Brigid Quinn, now happily settled in Tucson, doesn't visit her family in Florida much. But her former partner on the force, Laura Coleman―a woman whose life she has saved and who has saved her life in turn―is living there now....  read more »

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

Two Good Dogs

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Two Good Dogs - 2017

by Susan Wilson

Susan Wilson, the bestselling author of One Good Dog delivers another powerful novel of loyalty and love.
Single mom Skye Mitchell has sunk her last dime into a dream, owning the venerable, if run-down LakeView Hotel in the Berkshire Hills. It's here where she believes she'll give her fourteen-year-old daughter Cody a better life. But being an innkeeper is more challenging than she imagined, and Cody still manages to fall in with the wrong crowd. In addition, Cody is keeping an...  read more »

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

An Uncommon Protector

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An Uncommon Protector - 2017

by Shelley Shepard Gray

Overwhelmed by the responsibilities of running a ranch on her own, Laurel Tracey decides to hire a convict-a man who's just scary enough to take care of squatters and just desperate enough to agree to a one year post.
The years following the war have been hard on Laurel Tracey. Both her brother and her father died in battle, and her mother passed away shortly after receiving word of their demise. Laurel has been trying to run her two hundred acre ranch as best she can.
When she...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Underworld

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The Underworld - 2017

by Kevin Canty

For readers of Russell Banks and Richard Ford, a novel about loss, love, and redemption following a catastrophe in a small mining town.
In The Underworld, Kevin Canty tells a story inspired by the facts of a disastrous fire that took place in an isolated silver mining town in Idaho in the 1970s, in which almost everyone in town lost a friend, a lover, a brother, or a husband. The Underworld imagines the fates of a handful of fictional survivors and their loved ones―Jordan, a young widow...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Unexpected Rush

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Unexpected Rush - 2016

by Jaci Burton

In the new Play-By-Play novel by the New York Times bestselling author of All Wound Up , a football hot shot and his best friend; s sister are breaking all the rules. All the Right Moves For Barrett Cassidy, playing defense for the Tampa Hawks is a dream come true. And now he may have discovered his dream woman. Harmony Evans, once the sweet, gawky teenage sister of his best friend and teammate has grown into a smart, gorgeous woman with moves he finds hard to resist. But he knows he can; t get...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

United States of Japan

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United States of Japan - 2016

by Peter Tieryas

Decades ago, Japan won the Second World War. Americans worship their infallible Emperor, and nobody believes that Japan's conduct in the war was anything but exemplary. Nobody, that is, except the George Washingtons - a shadowy group of rebels fighting for freedom. Their latest subversive tactic is to distribute an illegal video game that asks players to imagine what the world might be like if the United States had won the war instead.
 
Captain Beniko Ishimura's job is to censor video...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Universal Harvester

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Universal Harvester - 2017

by John Darnielle

New York Times Bestseller "Brilliant . . . Darnielle is a master at building suspense, and his writing is propulsive and urgent; it; s nearly impossible to stop reading . . . [ Universal Harvester is] beyond worthwhile; it; s a major work by an author who is quickly becoming one of the brightest stars in American fiction . " —Michael Schaub, Los Angeles Times " Grows in menace as the pages stack up . . . [But] more sensitive than one would expect from a more traditional tale of dread."...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

The Unquiet Dead

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The Unquiet Dead - 2015

by Ausma Zehanat Khan

"Khan is a refreshing original, and The Unquiet Dead blazes what one hopes will be a new path guided by the author's keen understanding of the intersection of faith and core Muslim values, complex human nature and evil done by seemingly ordinary people. It is these qualities that make this a debut to remember and one that even those who eschew the [mystery] genre will devour in one breathtaking sitting." ―The LA Times
Despite their many differences, Detective Rachel Getty trusts her boss,...  read more »

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

Vicious Circle

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Vicious Circle - 2017

by C. J. Box

The past comes back to haunt game warden Joe Pickett and his family with devastating effect in the thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling author C. J. Box.

The plane circled in the dark. Joe Pickett could just make out down below a figure in the snow and timber, and then three other figures closing in. There was nothing he could do about it. And Joe knew that he might be their next target.

The Cates family had always been a bad lot. Game warden Joe Pickett had been...  read more »

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

Victoria

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Victoria - 2016

by Daisy Goodwin

NATIONAL BESTSELLER "Victoria is an absolutely captivating novel of youth, love, and the often painful transition from immaturity to adulthood. Daisy Goodwin breathes new life into Victoria; s story, and does so with sensitivity, verve, and wit." – AMANDA FOREMAN Drawing on Queen Victoria; s diaries, which she first started reading when she was a student at Cambridge University, Daisy Goodwin—creator and writer of the new PBS/Masterpiece drama Victoria and author of the bestselling...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Violated

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The Violated - 2017

by Bill Pronzini

A new stand-alone thriller by an acclaimed master of the genre and author of the Nameless Detective series.
Bill Pronzini is crime-writing royalty. His more than eighty published novels have won or been nominated for Edgar, Hammett, Anthony, Shamus, and Macavity awards--a clean sweep of the crime fiction award field--and received rave reviews from critics. He crafts masterful stories, often from multiple perspectives, in which the human condition is on full display.
The Violated is no...  read more »

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

Void Moon

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Void Moon - 2000

by Michael Connelly

New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly writes novels of brilliantly original suspense. In this electrifying tour de force, he takes us into a world of extremes: too much criminality, too much money, and too many ways to die. In L.A. Cassie Black is another beautiful woman in a Porsche: except Cassie just did six years in prison and still has "outlaw juice" flowing in her veins. Now Cassie is returning to her old profession, taking down a money man in Vegas. But the perfect heist...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Wait for Dark

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Wait for Dark - 2017

by Kay Hooper

An SCU team investigates a string of accidents, only to uncover a deadly and deliberate monster in the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper.
 
In Clarity, North Carolina, the residents have fallen victim to an unfortunate series of events. Seemingly random accidents have taken the lives of several citizens in the small mountain town. But these deadly coincidences are anything but. Something is on the hunt in Clarity, and the only clue as to what is a cryptic...  read more »

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

Warbreaker

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Warbreaker - 2009

by Brandon Sanderson

Warbreaker is the story of two sisters, who happen to be princesses, the God King one of them has to marry, the lesser god who doesn; t like his job, and the immortal who; s still trying to undo the mistakes he made hundreds of years ago. Their world is one in which those who die in glory return as gods to live confined to a pantheon in Hallandren; s capital city and where a power known as BioChromatic magic is based on an essence known as breath that can only be collected one unit at a time...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

We Were the Lucky Ones

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We Were the Lucky Ones - 2017

by Georgia Hunter

NATIONAL BESTSELLER "Reading Georgia Hunter; s We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. . . . A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment." —Paula McLain, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Wife NAMED ONE OF GLAMOUR MAGAZINE ; S BEST BOOKS TO READ IN 2017 NAMED ONE OF HARPER; S BAZAAR ; S BOOKS YOU NEED TO READ IN FEBRUARY An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who are separated...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

A Wedding for Christmas

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A Wedding for Christmas - 2016

by Lori Wilde

The whole town is ready for the holidays: The Cookie Club is baking, Main Street glitters with lights, the carolers sing . . . There; s even a Christmas wedding. When bodyguard Ryder Southerland sees his best friend; s sister Katie at an L.A. Christmas party, he mistakes the slinky blonde for a celebrity stalker and tackles her. Then they tackle each other . . . at his place. The next morning, Katie; s gone, and Ryder tells himself it; s for the best. It isn; t. Now, one Christmas later, Ryder;...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Week at the Lake

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A Week at the Lake - 2015

by Wendy Wax

From the USA Today bestselling author of The House on Mermaid Point comes a powerful novel about secrets, loyalty, and the bonds of true friendship . . .  
Twenty years ago, Emma Michaels, Mackenzie Hayes, and Serena Stockton bonded over their New York City dreams. Then, each summer, they solidified their friendship by spending one week at the lake together, solving their problems over bottles of wine and gallons of ice cream. They kept the tradition for years, until jealousy, lies, and...  read more »

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

When I; m Gone

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When I; m Gone - 2015

by Abbi Glines

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines comes the next new adult novel in the Rosemary Beach series, in which we meet Mase, a Texas heartthrob first introduced in Take a Chance who comes to Rosemary Beach to stir things up. I had an urge to fix all her problems. Which was stupid. She was doing fine without me. But something about those big eyes… Mase Colt-Manning has always preferred his humble life as a Texas rancher to his birthright as the son of a legendary rock star. In...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

When the Bough Breaks

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When the Bough Breaks - 2010

by Jonathan Kellerman

In the first Alex Delaware novel, Dr. Morton Handler practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Handler paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered in his luxurious Pacific Palisades apartment. The police have no leads, but they do have one possible witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn. It; s psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware; s job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Melody; s memory. But as the sinister shadows in...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

While We Were Watching Downton Abbey

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While We Were Watching Downton Abbey - 2013

by Wendy Wax

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF TEN BEACH ROAD AND OCEAN BEACH, A NEW NOVEL OF FOUR FRIENDS-AND A SHARED PASSION THAT COULD CHANGE THEIR LIVES.  
When the concierge of The Alexander, a historic Atlanta apartment building, invites his fellow residents to join him for weekly screenings of Downton Abbey, four very different people find themselves connecting with the addictive drama, and-even more unexpectedly-with each other...
Samantha Davis married young and for the wrong reason:...  read more »

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

The Widow's House

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The Widow's House - 2017

by Carol Goodman

This chilling novel from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Lake of Dead Languages blends the gothic allure of Daphne DuMaurier's Rebecca and the crazed undertones of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper with the twisty, contemporary edge of A.S.A. Harrison's The Silent Wife-a harrowing tale of psychological suspense set in New York's Hudson Valley.
When Jess and Clare Martin move from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to their former college town in the Hudson River valley, they...  read more »

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

Wild Wicked Scot

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Wild Wicked Scot - 2016

by Julia London

Wicked intrigue unfolds as an unlikely marriage leads to a path of risky desire in the lush, green Scottish Highlands Born into riches and groomed in English luxury, Margot Armstrong didn; t belong in a Scottish chieftain; s devil-may-care world. Three years ago she fled their marriage of convenience and hasn; t looked back—except to relive the moments spent in wild, rugged Arran McKenzie; s passionate embrace. But as their respective countries; fragile unity threatens to unravel, Margot...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Wings of Fire

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Wings of Fire - 1998

by Charles Todd

In Charles Todd; s Wings of Fire , Inspector Ian Rutledge is quickly sent to investigate the sudden deaths of three members of the same eminent Cornwall family, but the World War I veteran soon realizes that nothing about this case is routine. Including the identity of one of the dead, a reclusive spinster unmasked as O. A. Manning, whose war poetry helped Rutledge retain his grasp on sanity in the trenches of France. Guided by the voice of Hamish, the Scot he unwillingly executed on the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

With Open Eyes

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With Open Eyes - 2012

by Iris Johansen

An original short story from The New York Times bestselling duo, Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen. Blind for the first twenty years of her life, Kendra Michaels learned at an early age to become hyper-aware of her surroundings, perfecting the art of picking up the most subtle audio, olfactory, and tactile cues in the world around her. Kendra; s astonishing powers of observation and analysis have made her a favorite of law enforcement agencies all across the country. She cares little for...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories • Thrillers

Without Warning: A J.B. Collins Novel

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Without Warning: A J.B. Collins Novel - 2017

by Joel C. Rosenberg

As he prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, the president of the United States is convinced the Islamic State is on the run, about to be crushed by American forces once and for all. But New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins tells the president he's dead wrong. With the Middle East on fire, the Israeli prime minister dead, and Amman in ruins, Collins fears a catastrophic attack inside the American homeland is imminent. He argues that only an all-out manhunt to capture...  read more »

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

The Wolf Road

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The Wolf Road - 2016

by Beth Lewis

ELKA BARELY REMEMBERS a time before she knew Trapper. She was just seven years old, wandering lost and hungry in the wilderness, when the solitary hunter took her in. In the years since then, he; s taught her how to survive in this desolate land where civilization has been destroyed and men are at the mercy of the elements and each other. But the man Elka thought she knew has been harboring a terrible secret. He; s a killer. A monster. And now that Elka knows the truth, she may be his next...  read more »

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

The Woman on the Stairs

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The Woman on the Stairs - 2016

by Bernhard Schlink

In a museum far from home a man stumbles onto a painting of a woman for whom he once, long ago, risked everything and who then mysteriously disappeared from his life. 

As a young lawyer, the nameless protagonist of The Woman on the Stairs became entangled in the affairs of three people mired in a complex and destructive relationship. An artist, the woman whose portrait he had painted, and her husband became a triangle that drew the lawyer deeper and deeper into their tangled web. Now,...  read more »

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

Written in Red

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Written in Red - 2013

by Anne Bishop

No one creates realms like New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop. Now in a thrilling new fantasy series, enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities—vampires and shape-shifters among them—who rule the Earth and whose prey are humans. As a cassandra sangue , or blood prophet, Meg Corbyn can see the future when her skin is cut—a gift that feels more like a curse. Meg; s Controller keeps her enslaved so he can have full access to her visions. But when she...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Zero to Sixty

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Zero to Sixty - 2017

by Marie Harte

BAD BOY SAM + GOOD GIRL IVY = LEARNING TO LOVE AGAIN After her last disaster of a relationship, Ivy Stephens is content being single. She has her job, her apartment-and the cute little puppy she; s seen hanging around. When he escapes, she finds her search efforts aided by a big, burly, devastatingly handsome man. One who claims a prior claim on her dog. Sam Hamilton is at loose ends since his best friend fell in love. He finds a sense of purpose in rescuing strays. The puppy who; s stolen his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance
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