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3rd Degree

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3rd Degree - 2005

by James Patterson

Summary: The Women's Murder Club returns in a shockingly suspenseful thriller. Plunging into a burning town house, Detective Lindsay Boxer discovers three dead bodies...and a mysterious message at the scene. When more corpses turn up, Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner's office, Assistant D.A. Jill Bernhardt, and San Francisco Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her find a murderer who vows to kill every three days. Even more terrifying, he has targeted one of the four friends. Which one will it be? - Amazon

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Women Sleuths

About That Kiss: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel

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About That Kiss: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel - 2018

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: First Time in Print!
(A standalone Heartbreaker Bay novel)
 
When love drives you crazy . . .
 
When sexy Joe Malone never calls after their explosive kiss, Kylie shoves him out of her mind. Until she needs a favor, and it's a doozy. Something precious to her has been stolen and there's only one person with the unique finder-and-fixer skills who can help-Joe. It means swallowing her pride and somehow trying to avoid the temptation to throttle him-or seduce him.
 
the...  read more »

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

Accidentally on Purpose: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel

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Accidentally on Purpose: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel - 2017

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: First Time in Print!
There's no such thing as a little in love . . .
Elle Wheaton's priorities: friends, career, and kick-ass shoes. Then there's the muscular wall of stubbornness that's security expert Archer Hunt-who comes before everything else. No point in telling Mr. "Feels-Free Zone" that, though. Elle will just see other men until she gets over Archer . . . which should only take a lifetime . . . 
There's no such thing as a little in lust . . .
Archer's wanted the best for...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Accidentally Yours

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Accidentally Yours - 2008

by Susan Mallery

Summary: When wealthy developer Nathan King refuses to fund research that could prolong her young son's life, vivacious single mother Kerri Sullivan, who will not take no for an answer, will stop at nothing to change his mind. Original. - Amazon

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

Act of Revenge

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Act of Revenge - 2018

by Dale Brown

Summary: When terrorists attack Boston, Louis Massina races against time to save the city with a high-tech counteroffensive . . .
 
On Easter Sunday morning, the city of Boston is struck by a widespread and coordinated series of terrorist attacks: an explosion in the T, a suicide bomber at Back Bay Police Station, and heavily armed gunmen taking hostages at the Patriot Hotel.
 
For robotics innovator Louis Massina, aka the Puppet Master, this is far more personal than a savage act of...  read more »

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

All Systems Red

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All Systems Red - 2017

by Martha Wells

Summary: A murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red , a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that interrogates the roots of consciousness through Artificial Intelligence. One of the Verge; s Best Books of 2017 "As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure." In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

An American Marriage

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An American Marriage - 2018

by Tayari Jones

Summary: One of the most anticipated novels of 2018 according to Entertainment Weekly * Goodreads * Esquire * Elle * Cosmopolitan *BBC * Huffington Post * Bustle * Southern Living * Newsday * Bookish * Nylon * iBooks Store

"Transcendent . . . Triumphant . . . Gorgeous." -Elle

"A stunning epic love story . . . An exquisite, timely, and powerful novel that feels both urgent and indispensable."-Edwidge Danticat

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Amish Cooking Class - The Celebration

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Amish Cooking Class - The Celebration - 2018

by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Summary: Return to Holmes County, Ohio, for Amish style cooking class.

Lyle and Heidi Troyer have taken in a brother and sister, who were orphaned when their parents were killed in a car accident. Hoping to help the children adapt and make friends, Heidi decides to hold a series of cooking classes for kids. But kids are always accompanied by an adult-and that is where the trouble arises.
 
Miranda Cooper is living the life of a single mom to her two kids while separated from her...  read more »

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

Anatomy of a Scandal

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Anatomy of a Scandal - 2018

by Sarah Vaughan

Summary: You want to believe your husband. She wants to destroy him.

"The courtroom yields high drama, but Vaughan also dives deep into the characters' backstories-especially the entitled lives of powerful men-creating a nuanced story line perfectly in tune with our #metoo times."-People, Book of the Week

"One of the season's most buzzed-about thrillers."-Bookish

"A strong choice for book clubs. Former political correspondent Vaughan makes an impressive debut with this savvy,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Angels & Demons

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Angels & Demons - 2006

by Dan Brown

Summary: The explosive Robert Langdon thriller from Dan Brown, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code and Inferno-now a major film directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones.

An ancient secret brotherhood. A devastating new weapon of destruction. An unthinkable target. When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to his first assignment to a Swiss research facility to analyze a mysterious symbol-seared into the chest of a murdered...  read more »

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

Archangel; s Viper

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Archangel; s Viper - 2017

by Nalini Singh

Summary: Enter New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh; s breathtakingly passionate Guild Hunter world with the story of a woman who isn; t a vampire or an angel...or human... Once a broken girl known as Sorrow, Holly Chang now prowls the shadowy gray underground of the city for the angels. But it; s not her winged allies who make her a wanted woman—it; s the unknown power coursing through her veins. Brutalized by an insane archangel, she was left with the bloodlust of a vampire, the...  read more »

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

The Art of Running in Heels

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The Art of Running in Heels - 2017

by Rachel Gibson

Summary: Running in five-inch stilettos is an art form Leaving your fiancé at the altar on live television is a disaster. Lexie Kowalsky thought she was ready to get married in front of millions of people, but at the last minute she fled the set of television; s hottest reality show, Gettin; Hitched. Wearing a poofy white dress and a pair of five-inch sparkly shoes, Lexie hopped a float plane for Sandspit, Canada. She figured no one would find her there. But she was wrong. Sharing her flight was...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

As Bright as Heaven

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As Bright as Heaven - 2018

by Susan Meissner

Summary: From the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life and A Bridge Across the Ocean comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love.

In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Atomic City Girls

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The Atomic City Girls - 2018

by Janet Beard

Summary: "Focuses on the little-known realities behind the Manhattan Project [...] Readers who enjoyed Martha Hall Kelly's Lilac Girls will appreciate this glimpse into the beliefs and attitudes that shaped America during World War II."- Library Journal
In the bestselling tradition of Hidden Figures and The Wives of Los Alamos, comes this riveting novel of the everyday people who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II.
"What you see here, what you hear here, what you do here, let it...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Autonomous

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Autonomous - 2017

by Annalee Newitz

Summary: " Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to the Internet."—Neal Stephenson "Something genuinely and thrillingly new in the naturalistic, subjective, paradoxically humanistic but non-anthropomorphic depiction of bot-POV—and all in the service of vivid, solid storytelling."—William Gibson When anything can be owned, how can we be free Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Autumn

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Autumn - 2017

by Ali Smith

Summary: MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST A New York Times , The Washington Post, NPR, Financial Times , Southern Living , The Guardian , and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year Long-listed for the Gordon Burn Prize Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That; s what it felt like for Keats in 1819. How about Autumn 2016? Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic, once-in-a-generation summer. Love is won, love...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Bad Little Falls

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Bad Little Falls - 2012

by Paul Doiron

Summary: Anthony- and Edgar-award nominated author Paul Doiron delivers another "masterpiece of high-octane narrative" ( Booklist ) with his newest harrowing thriller about the hunt for a murderer at the height of a major snowstorm Maine game warden Mike Bowditch has been sent into exile, transferred by his superiors to a remote outpost on the Canadian border. When a blizzard descends on the coast, Bowditch is called to the rustic cabin of a terrified couple. A raving and halffrozen man has appeared at...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Badd Ass

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Badd Ass - 2017

by Jasinda Wilder

Summary: I was a Sixty-Eight Whiskey—a combat medic. So when I hear someone shout "MEDIC!" training just kicks in. It; s automatic, immediate. I don; t think I even saw the guy whose leg I tended to, not really. All I saw was him. Zane Badd. His tuxedo fit him like he; d been sewn into it, and his eyes reflected the fury and the hardness of a combat veteran, but when he looked at me, he just...softened. By the time I had his brother patched, Zane and I were both covered in blood, and I knew I had...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

The Baroque Cycle Collection

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The Baroque Cycle Collection - 2014

by Neal Stephenson

Summary: Get all three novels in Neal Stephenson; s New York Times bestselling "Baroque Cycle" in one e-book, including: Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World. This three-volume historical epic delivers intrigue, adventure, and excitement set against the political upheaval of the early 18th century.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Bartender; s Tale

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The Bartender; s Tale - 2012

by Ivan Doig

Summary: From a great American storyteller, a one-of-a-kind father and his precocious son, rocked by a time of change. Tom Harry has a streak of frost in his black pompadour and a venerable bar called The Medicine Lodge, the chief watering hole and last refuge of the town of Gros Ventre, in northern Montana. Tom also has a son named Rusty, an "accident between the sheets" whose mother deserted them both years ago.The pair make an odd kind of family, with the bar their true home, but they manage just...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

Beautiful Days: Stories

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Beautiful Days: Stories - 2018

by Joyce Carol Oates

Summary: A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien"
The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates explore the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves, who assert their independence in acts of bold and often irrevocable defiance.
"Fleuve Bleu" exemplifies the rich sensuousness of Oates's prose as lovers married to other persons...  read more »

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

Bella Poldark

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Bella Poldark - 2008

by Winston Graham

Summary: The story of the Poldarks draws to a close in the 12th and final installment of this much-admired historical saga

Cornwall 1818. We continue the tale of Ross and Demelza; of the wayward Valentine Warleggan, whose existence keeps open the old wounds of the feud between Ross and George; of Bella, the Poldark's youngest daughter, whose precocious talent as a singer is encouraged by her old flame, Christopher Havergal, and by a distinguished French conductor, who has more in mind than...  read more »

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

Beneath the Mountain

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Beneath the Mountain - 2018

by Luca D'Andrea

Summary: In Luca D'Andrea's atmospheric and brilliant thriller, set in a small mountain community in the majestic Italian Dolomites, an outsider must uncover the truth about a triple murder that has gone unsolved for thirty years.
New York City native Jeremiah Salinger is one half of a hot-shot documentary-making team. He and his partner, Mike, made a reality show about roadies that skyrocketed them to fame. But now Salinger's left that all behind, to move with his wife, Annelise, and young daughter,...  read more »

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

The Birth House

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The Birth House - 2009

by Ami Mckay

Summary: The Birth House is the story of Dora Rare, the first daughter to be born in five generations of the Rare family. As a child in an isolated village in Nova Scotia, she is drawn to Miss Babineau, an outspoken Acadian midwife with a gift for healing and a kitchen filled with herbs and folk remedies. During the turbulent first years of World War I, Dora becomes the midwife; s apprentice. Together, they help the women of Scots Bay through infertility, difficult labors, breech births, unwanted...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Blackmoore

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Blackmoore - 2013

by Julianne Donaldson

Summary: Kate Worthington knows her heart and she knows she will never marry. Her plan is to travel to India instead if only to find peace for her restless spirit and to escape the family she abhors. But Kate s meddlesome mother has other plans. She makes a bargain with Kate: India, yes, but only after Kate has secured and rejected three marriage proposals.
Kate journeys to the stately manor of Blackmoore determined to fulfill her end of the bargain sooner rather than later and enlists the help of...  read more »

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

Blind Spot

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Blind Spot - 2017

by Dani Pettrey

Summary: When a terrorist investigation leads FBI agent Declan Grey to a closed immigrant community, he turns to crisis counselor Tanner Shaw for help. Despite the tension between them, he needs the best of the best on this case. Under imminent threat, they; ll have to race against the clock to stop a plot that could cost thousands of lives—including theirs.

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Blood Fury

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Blood Fury - 2018

by J.r. Ward

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this sexy paranormal romance novel set in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward tells the story of two couples—both fighting to find love in the midst of the war with the Lessening Society. A vampire aristocrat, Peyton is well aware of his duty to his bloodline: mate with an appropriate female of his class and carry on his family; s traditions. And he thought he; d found his perfect match—until she...  read more »

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

Blood Fury: Black Dagger Legacy

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Blood Fury: Black Dagger Legacy - 2018

by J.R. Ward

Summary: In this sexy paranormal romance novel set in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward tells the story of two couples-both fighting to find love in the midst of the war with the Lessening Society.

A vampire aristocrat, Peyton is well aware of his duty to his bloodline: mate with an appropriate female of his class and carry on his family's traditions. And he thought he'd found his perfect match-until she fell in love with someone else. Yet...  read more »

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

Blood Sisters

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Blood Sisters - 2018

by Jane Corry

Summary: From the bestselling author of My Husband's Wife, a new thriller featuring three girls, one accident, and a lifetime of lies.

Three little girls set off to school one sunny morning. Within an hour, one of them is dead.

Fifteen years later, Kitty can't speak and has no memory of the accident that's to blame. She lives in an institution, unlikely ever to leave. But that doesn't keep her from being frightened when she encounters an eerily familiar face.

Art teacher Alison...  read more »

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

The Bloody Spur

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The Bloody Spur - 2018

by Mickey Spillane

Summary: Mickey Spillane's larger-than-life lawman Caleb York is back-in the latest tough-as-nails Western novel from New York Times bestselling author Max Allan Collins. This time Caleb may be outnumbered . . . but not outgunned.

The Santa Fe Railroad wants to build a spur through Trinidad, New Mexico, linking the town to the cattle trade. Only one man stands against it-rancher George Cullen. At the request of the town council, Sheriff Caleb York rides out to the Bar-O to reason with his old...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Blue Hour

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The Blue Hour - 2017

by Laura Pritchett

Summary: "Pritchett writes with an evident love for the mountains and the people that call them home." — Westword , One of Ten Great Books by Colorado Authors in 2017 The residents of Blue Moon Mountain form a tight-knit community of those living off the land, stunned by the beauty and isolation all around them. So when, at the onset of winter, the town veterinarian commits a violent act, the repercussions of that tragedy are felt all across the mountainside, upending their lives and causing their...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Bluebeard

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Bluebeard - 2009

by Kurt Vonnegut

Summary: "Ranks with Vonnegut; s best and goes one step beyond . . . joyous, soaring fiction."— The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he has locked inside his potato barn. But then a voluptuous young widow badgers Rabo into telling his life story—and Vonnegut in turn tells us the plain, heart-hammering truth about...  read more »

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

Blunt Impact

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Blunt Impact - 2013

by Lisa Black

Summary: "Quite simply, one of the best storytellers around" Tess Gerritsen - Forensic scientist Theresa MacLean is puzzled by the questionable death of a female construction worker at a Cleveland building site. A witness to the death - a young girl nicknamed Ghost - may be able to help. Ghost says the woman was pushed by someone she can only identify as the Shadow Man. Soon Theresa finds herself in a race against time to protect Ghost from an unknown killer before he is able to find the little girl and silence her for good. - Amazon

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

Bone to Be Wild: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

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Bone to Be Wild: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery - 2016

by Carolyn Haines

Summary: Music takes backstage to murder in award-winning author Carolyn Haines's latest whodunit, Bone to Be Wild.
Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiance Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood for good, leaving their relationship dead on the vine. Sarah Booth has a perfect distraction, however, in the form of a party her best friends are throwing: the Black and Orange Halloween ball in New Orleans. She plans to dance the night away to the swinging tunes of her old flame Scott...  read more »

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

Bonfire

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Bonfire - 2017

by Krysten Ritter

Summary: Can you ever outrun your past? From actress, producer, and writer Krysten Ritter, a gripping, tightly wound suspense novel about a woman forced to confront her past in the wake of small-town corruption It has been ten years since Abby Williams left home and scrubbed away all visible evidence of her small-town roots. Now working as an environmental lawyer in Chicago, she has a thriving career, a modern apartment, and her pick of meaningless one-night stands. But when a new case takes her back...  read more »

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

The Bookworm

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The Bookworm - 2018

by Mitch Silver

Summary: A stunning and surprising new thriller, Mitch Silver's latest novel takes readers from a secret operation during World War II―with appearances by Noel Coward and Winston Churchill―to present day London and Moscow, where Lara Klimt, "the Bookworm," must employ all her skills to prevent an international conspiracy.
Why did Hitler chose not to invade England when he had the chance?

Europe, 1940: It's late summer and Belgium has been overrun by the German army. Posing as a friar, a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Born in Death

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Born in Death - 2006

by J. D. Robb

Summary: When a pair of young lovers, employees of a prestigious accounting firm, are brutally murdered, mid-twenty-first-century lieutenant Eve Dallas finds the case complicated by the suspicious disappearance of a pregnant woman. By the author of Memory in Death. 500,000 first printing. - Amazon

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

Brass

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Brass - 2018

by Xhenet Aliu

Summary: "A fierce, big-hearted, unflinching debut"* novel about mothers and daughters, haves and have-nots, and the stark realities behind the American Dream

*Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere

A waitress at the Betsy Ross Diner, Elsie hopes her nickel-and-dime tips will add up to a new life. Then she meets Bashkim, who is at once both worldly and naive, a married man who left Albania to chase his dreams-and wound up working as a line cook in Waterbury, Connecticut. Back when...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Burial Rites

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Burial Rites - 2013

by Hannah Kent

Summary: *Soon to be a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence* A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829. Set against Iceland; s stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Toti, a priest...  read more »

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

The Burning: A Maeve Kerrigan Crime Novel

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The Burning: A Maeve Kerrigan Crime Novel - 2012

by Jane Casey

Summary: "Astute, complex, layered―and very twisted. You'll remember this one for a long time."―Lee Child
The Burning Man. It's the name the media has given a brutal murderer who has beaten four young women to death before setting their bodies ablaze in secluded areas of London's parks. And now there's a fifth.
Maeve Kerrigan is an ambitious detective constable, keen to make her mark on the murder task force. Her male colleagues believe Maeve's empathy makes her weak, but the more she learns...  read more »

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

Call Me Zebra

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Call Me Zebra - 2018

by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Summary: Most Anticipated from: Entertainment Weekly, Boston Globe, Harper's Bazaar, Nylon, Fast Company, Bitch, The Millions, Bustle, Electric Literature, Hello Giggles, Vol. 1 Brooklyn,Shondaland, Publishers Weekly, and Read It Forward

"Splendidly eccentric...Hearken ye fellow misfits, migrants, outcasts, squint-eyed bibliophiles, library-haunters and book stall-stalkers: Here is a novel for you."-Wall Street Journal

From an award-winning young author, a novel following a feisty...  read more »

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

Can; t Let Go--A Bad Boy Romance

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Can; t Let Go--A Bad Boy Romance - 2017

by Gena Showalter

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter is back with a sizzling Original Heartbreakers tale about an icy war vet and the only woman capable of melting him... With trust issues a mile long, Ryanne Wade has sworn off men. Then Jude Laurent walks into her bar, and all bets are off. The former army ranger has suffered unimaginably, first being maimed in battle then losing his wife and daughters to a drunk driver. Making the brooding widower smile is priority one. Resisting him? Impossible....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Carnegie's Maid

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Carnegie's Maid - 2018

by Marie Benedict

Summary: From the author of The Other Einstein, the mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty.
Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be her just might get Clara some money to send back home.
If she can keep...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Carnegie; s Maid

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Carnegie; s Maid - 2018

by Marie Benedict

Summary: From the author of The Other Einstein, the mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty. Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She; s not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh; s grandest households. She; s a poor farmer; s daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be her just might get Clara some money to send back home. If she can keep up...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Chalk Man

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The Chalk Man - 2018

by C. J. Tudor

Summary: "I haven; t had a sleepless night due to a book for a long time. The Chalk Man changed that." —Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow " An assured debut that alternates between 1986 and 2016 with unpredictable twists. The Chalk Man fits well with other stories about troubled childhoods such as Stephen King; s novella ; Stand by Me; ... Tudor never misses a beat in showing each character as both a child and an adult while also exploring the foreboding environs of a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Chalk Man

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The Chalk Man - 2018

by C. J. Tudor

Summary: "I haven't had a sleepless night due to a book for a long time. The Chalk Man changed that." 
-Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow

A riveting and relentlessly compelling psychological suspense debut that weaves a mystery about a childhood game gone dangerously awry, and will keep readers guessing right up to the shocking ending

In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their...  read more »

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

Champions of the Force

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Champions of the Force - 1994

by Kevin J. Anderson

Summary: Suspended helplessly between life and death, Luke Skywalker lies in state at the Jedi academy. But on the spirit plane, Luke fights desperately for survival, reaching out physically to the Jedi twins. At the same time, Leia is on a life-and-death mission of her own, a race against Imperial agents hoping to destroy a third Jedi child -- Leia and Han's baby Anakin -- hidden on the planet Anoth. Meanwhile, Luke's former protÚgÚ Kyp Durron has pirated the deadly Sun Crusher on an apocalyptic...  read more »

Genre: Children's Books

The Changeling

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The Changeling - 2017

by Victor LaValle

Summary: "If the literary gods mixed together Haruki Murakami and Ralph Ellison, the result would be Victor LaValle."-Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See

"A dark fairy tale of New York, full of magic and loss, myth and mystery, love and madness. The Changeling is a mesmerizing, monumental work."-Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings

One of Time's Top 10 Novels of the Year • One of USA Today's top 10 books of the year • A New York Times Notable...  read more »

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

Chasing Secrets

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Chasing Secrets - 2017

by Lynette Eason

Summary: When a photo leads investigators in Ireland to open a cold case, bodyguard Haley Callaghan and her client are now in the cross-hairs as they race to find what links the past to their future.

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Cherish Hard

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Cherish Hard - 2017

by Nalini Singh

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh kicks off her new Hard Play contemporary romance series with a sizzling story that; ll leave you smiling...

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Child in Time

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The Child in Time - 2011

by Ian Mcewan

Summary: The Child in Time shows us just how quickly life can change in an instant. Stephen Lewis is a successful author of children; s books. It is a routine Saturday morning and while on a trip to the supermarket, Stephen gets distracted. Within moments, his daughter is kidnapped and his life is forever changed. From that moment, Lewis spirals into bereavement that has effects on his relationship with his wife, his psyche, and with time itself: "It was a wonder there could be so much movement, so much purpose, all the time. He himself had none."

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Choked Up

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Choked Up - 2015

by Janey Mack

Summary: She; s working undercover—and she; s in way over her head. Scrappy Traffic Enforcement agent Maisie McGrane has finally landed her dream job as a Chicago police officer. There; s just one catch. She must remain undercover as a meter maid to gather evidence against Stannislav Renko, a charismatic Serbian mobster running a brutal multi-million dollar mobile chop-shop operation. When Maisie is targeted by a killer who leaves a body slumped against her car, Renko comes to her rescue and takes...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

A Christmas Return

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A Christmas Return - 2017

by Anne Perry

Summary: ; Tis the season of giving—and with this wonderful book, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry shares a brand-new holiday mystery filled with bygone relationships and hidden secrets. As Charlotte Pitt; s grandmother Mariah Ellison finds herself investigating a long-unsolved slaying, it becomes clear that grappling with intrigue and foul play runs in the family. A festive Christmas package left on Mariah; s doorstep contains an ominous present, sparking memories of a twenty-year-old...  read more »

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

City of Endless Night

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City of Endless Night - 2018

by Douglas Preston

Summary: "A consistently exciting and never predictable series."--Associated Press
When Grace Ozmian, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, first goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found.
Lieutenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny, so D'Agosta is...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Police Procedurals • Political • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

City of Endless Night

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City of Endless Night - 2018

by Douglas Preston

Summary: "A consistently exciting and never predictable series." -Associated Press When Grace Ozmian, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, first goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. Until the young woman; s body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found. Lieutenant CDS Vincent D; Agosta quickly takes the lead. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny, so D; Agosta is delighted...  read more »

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

Claws for Alarm

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Claws for Alarm - 2015

by T.C. LoTempio

Summary: "The purrfect sleuthy duo"* is back, and this time murder hits close to home for Nora Charles and her partner Nick, a stealthy little feline gumshoe groomed to solve a shocking crime.
 
Since inheriting her mother's sandwich shop, Nora Charles is more about hot grilled paninis than cold-blooded murder-until her sister Lacey is arrested. The victim, an esteemed art collector and Lacey's bullying professor, was stabbed in the heart. Apparently, all over a lousy grade. 
 
Off...  read more »

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

Close to the Bone: A Theresa MacLean forensic mystery

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Close to the Bone: A Theresa MacLean forensic mystery - 2014

by Lisa Black

Summary: "A must-read for fans of Cornwell and Grafton" Booklist


"Taut suspense, a brave and likable heroine, a clever plot, and a slam-bang ending add up to a high-water mark for this popular series" Booklist on Close to the Bone


Forensic scientist Theresa MacLean stumbles across a murder rather too close for comfort when she returns to the Medical Examiner's office following a late-night call to find one deskman missing and the other beaten to death. Written in blood above the...  read more »

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

Cold Fire

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Cold Fire - 1991

by Dean Koontz

Summary: Reporter Holly Thorne is intrigued by Jim Ironheart, who has saved 12 lives in the past three months. Holly wants to know what kind of power drives him, why terrifying visions of a churning windmill haunt his dreams, and just what he means when he whispers in his sleep that an enemy who will kill everyone is coming. "A master storyteller, sometimes humorous, sometimes shocking, but always riveting. His characters sparkle with life. And his fast-paced plots are wonderfully fiendish, taking unexpected twists and turns." - The San Diego Union-Tribune - Amazon

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

A Conspiracy in Belgravia

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A Conspiracy in Belgravia - 2017

by Sherry Thomas

Summary: The game is afoot as Charlotte Holmes returns in USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas; s Victorian-set Lady Sherlock series. Being shunned by society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As "Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective," aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, she; s had great success helping with all manner of inquiries, but she; s not prepared for the new client who arrives at her Upper Baker Street office. Lady...  read more »

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

Conviction

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Conviction - 2017

by Julia Dahl

Summary: In the summer of 1992, a year after riots exploded between black and Jewish neighbors in Crown Heights, a black family is brutally murdered in their Brooklyn home. A teenager is quickly convicted, and the justice system moves on. Twenty-two years later, journalist Rebekah Roberts gets a letter: I didn; t do it. Frustrated with her work at the city; s sleaziest tabloid, Rebekah starts to dig. But witnesses are missing, memories faded, and almost no one wants to talk about that grim, violent time...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Cordina's Crown Jewel

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Cordina's Crown Jewel - 2002

by Nora Roberts

Summary: The much-anticipated sequel to Cordina's Royal Family follows Her Royal Highness Camilla de Cordina as she secretly sheds her nobility to become Camilla MacGee and work for archaeologist Delaney Caine in Vermont, but when her fascination with Delaney turns into passion, Camilla realizes that she must tell him the truth about her identity. Original. - Amazon

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

Cowboy, It; s Cold Outside

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Cowboy, It; s Cold Outside - 2017

by Lori Wilde

Summary: Everyone in town knows that Christmas in Twilight has a way of bringing lovers together . . . but will its magic bring this pair from "I won; t" to "I do"? Wearing a too-tight "Santa Baby" costume held in by a double pair of Spanx, Paige MacGregor runs headlong into a gorgeous, grey-eyed hunk of a long, tall cowboy. And not just any cowboy, but country-western star Cash Colton, visiting Twilight to perform in a charity concert. Most women would melt at his feet, but Paige knows all too much...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Creatures of Will and Temper

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Creatures of Will and Temper - 2017

by Molly Tanzer

Summary: "A delightful, dark, and entertaining romp . . . Molly Tanzer is at the top of her form in this beautifully constructed novel."—Jeff VanderMeer, best-selling author of the Southern Reach trilogy Victorian London is a place of fluid social roles, vibrant arts culture, fin-de-siècle wonders . . . and dangerous underground diabolic cults. Fencer Evadne Gray cares for none of the former and knows nothing of the latter when she; s sent to London to chaperone her younger sister, aspiring...  read more »

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

The Creed Legacy

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The Creed Legacy - 2011

by Linda Lael Miller

Summary:

Rough-and-tumble rodeo cowboy Brody Creed likes life on the move. Until a chance encounter with his long-estranged twin brother brings him "home" for the first time in years. Suddenly Brody is in Creed territory-at thirty-three, he's a restless bad boy among family with deep ties to the land and each other. And a secret past haunts him as he tries to make plans for his future.

Carolyn Simmons is looking for Mr. Right in Lonesome Bend, as the ticktock of her biological clock gets...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Western

Crime and Catnip

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Crime and Catnip - 2016

by T.C. LoTempio

Summary: Nick and Nora aren't just pussyfooting around this time as they deal with a missing person's case and murder.

While catering a gala for the Cruz Museum, Nora Charles agrees to look into the disappearance of director Violet Crenshaw's niece, a case previously undertaken by her frisky feline friend Nick's former owner, a private eye whose whereabouts are also currently unknown.
 
As Nora and her curious cat Nick pull at the string of clues, they begin to unravel a twisted tale of...  read more »

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

Dangerous Illusions

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Dangerous Illusions - 2017

by Irene Hannon

Summary: Detective Colin Flynn investigates a tragic death that; s been linked to a grieving woman with apparent memory loss, but it quickly becomes clear there; s more to the case—and the woman—than meets the eye.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Dark at the Crossing

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Dark at the Crossing - 2017

by Elliot Ackerman

Summary: LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD "Transports readers into a world few Americans know" — Washington Post "Promises to be one of the most essential books of 2017" — Esquire A timely new novel of stunning humanity and tension: a contemporary love story set on the Turkish border with Syria. Haris Abadi is a man in search of a cause. An Arab American with a conflicted past, he is now in Turkey, attempting to cross into Syria and join the fight against Bashar al-Assad; s regime. But...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Dark Dawn Over Steep House: The Gower Street Detective: Book 5

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Dark Dawn Over Steep House: The Gower Street Detective: Book 5 - 2017

by M. R. C. Kasasian

Summary: The latest mystery in the popular Victorian crime series featuring the ever-curmudgeonly private detective, Sidney Grice, and the charming March Middleton.
London, 1884.

125 Gower Street, the residence of Sidney Grice, London's foremost personal detective, and his ward March Middleton, is at peace.

Midnight discussions between the great man and his charge have led to a harmony unseen in these hallowed halls since the great frog disaster of 1878.

But harmony cannot...  read more »

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

Dark in Death

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Dark in Death - 2018

by J. D. Robb

Summary: Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in the new novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense, and takes on a case of death imitating art... It was a stab in the dark. On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan; s neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel; s best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a call, it felt as...  read more »

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

Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel

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Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel - 2018

by J. D. Robb

Summary: Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in Dark in Death, by J.D. Robb, the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense, and takes on a case of death imitating art...

It was a stab in the dark.
On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan's neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel's best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a...  read more »

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

Dark Signal

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Dark Signal - 2017

by Shannon Baker

Summary: Dark Signal by Shannon Baker is the second installment in the Kate Fox mystery series, called "A must read" by New York Times bestselling author Alex Kava, starring a female Longmire in the atmospheric Nebraska Sandhills. Reeling from her recent divorce, Kate Fox has just been sworn in as Grand County, Nebraska Sheriff when tragedy strikes. A railroad accident has left engineer Chad Mills dead, his conductor Bobby Jenkins in shock. Kate soon realizes that the accident was likely murder. Who...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Days Without End

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Days Without End - 2017

by Sebastian Barry

Summary: COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE "A true leftfield wonder: Days Without End is a violent, superbly lyrical western offering a sweeping vision of America in the making."—Kazuo Ishiguro, Booker Prize winning author of The Remains of the Day and The Buried Giant From the two-time Man Booker Prize finalist Sebastian Barry, "a master storyteller" ( Wall Street Journal ), comes a powerful new novel of duty and family set against the American Indian...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Dead to Rights

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Dead to Rights - 2009

by J. A. Jance

Summary: A woman is cruelly cut down in a remote corner of Arizona, killed on her nineteenth wedding anniversary by a drunk motorist. A year later, the driver himself dies badly, and all suspicions point to the slain woman; s still grieving husband as his murderer. But the truth is rarely black and white in the long Southwestern shadows, and one law officer is not rushing to condemn the tragic widower so quickly: Joanna Brady, Sheriff of Cochise County. Brady; s convictions, however, are leading her on...  read more »

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

The Deal of a Lifetime

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The Deal of a Lifetime - 2017

by Fredrik Backman

Summary: In this short story enhanced with beautiful illustrations, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown delivers an insightful and poignant tale about finding out what is truly important in life. It all begins with a father telling a story to his son on Christmas Eve. But this isn; t your typical Christmas story. The father admits to his son that he; s taken a life but he won; t say whose—not yet. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met a...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Death at Nuremberg

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Death at Nuremberg - 2017

by W.e.b. Griffin

Summary: Assigned to the Nuremberg war trials, special agent James Cronley, Jr., finds himself fighting several wars at once, in the dramatic new Clandestine Operations novel about the birth of the Central Intelligence Agency and the Cold War. When Jim Cronley hears he; s just won the Legion of Merit, he figures there; s another shoe to drop, and it; s a big one: he; s out as Chief, DCI-Europe. His new assignments, however, couldn; t be bigger: to protect the U.S. chief prosecutor in the Nuremberg...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Death by a Whisker: A Cat Rescue Mystery

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Death by a Whisker: A Cat Rescue Mystery - 2018

by T. C. LoTempio

Summary: Getting used to life back home in Deer Park, North Carolina, Sydney McCall and her right-hand tabby, Toby, are helping her sister Kat run the local animal shelter. Syd and Kat are all excited about the prospect of the shelter's newest fundraiser: shopping channel queen Ulla Townsend. Shelter admin Maggie Shayne vehemently refuses to have anything to do with the woman, but the fundraiser ensues as planned. That is, until Ulla turns up dead in the middle of the event.

The cause of death is...  read more »

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

A Death in Live Oak: A Jack Swyteck Novel

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A Death in Live Oak: A Jack Swyteck Novel - 2018

by James Grippando

Summary: From the 2017 winner of the Harper Lee Prize for legal fiction comes a powerful and timely story of race, politics, injustice, and murder as shocking and incendiary as today's headlines.
 
When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the pre-eminent black fraternity at the Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the Stygian water swamps of the Suwanee River Valley, the death sets off a firestorm that threatens to rage out of control when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the...  read more »

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

Death in the Stacks

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Death in the Stacks - 2017

by Jenn Mckinlay

Summary: In the latest Library Lover; s Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Better Late Than Never, the library; s big fund-raiser leaves director Lindsey Norris booked for trouble . . . Lindsey Norris and her staff are gearing up for the Briar Creek Library; s annual Dinner in the Stacks fund-raiser. The night of dinner and dancing is not only a booklover; s dream—it; s the library; s biggest moneymaker of the year. But instead of raising funds, the new library board president...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Death Wears a Mask

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Death Wears a Mask - 2015

by Ashley Weaver

Summary: Edgar Award-shortlisted author Ashley Weaver returns with Death Wears a Mask , the witty and stylish next installment in the delightful 1930s Amory Ames mystery series "Amory Ames and her rakish husband Milo might just be the new Nick and Nora Charles." —Deborah Crombie It was amazing, really, what murder had done for my marriage . . . Following the murderous events at the Brightwell Hotel, Amory Ames is looking forward to a tranquil period of reconnecting with her reformed playboy...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Death Wish

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Death Wish - 2012

by Brian Garfield

Summary: Before it was a film starring Charles Bronson, Death Wish was a look into a vigilante; s mind, "a scary novel about life and death" ( The New York Times ). The 1974 blockbuster film Death Wish sparked controversy and became a cultural phenomenon, leading to a long-running Hollywood franchise—but few recall that its initial inspiration was a novel by an Edgar Award–winning author that took a chilling and nuanced look at an ordinary husband and father who loses his family to a brutal...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Deceivers

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The Deceivers - 2018

by Alex Berenson

Summary: The Russians don't just want to influence American elections--they want it all. Former CIA agent John Wells confronts a plot of astonishing audacity as New York Times-bestselling author Alex Berenson goes beyond today's headlines to tomorrow's all-too-real threats.

It was supposed to be a terrorist sting. The guns were supposed to be disabled. Then why was there so much blood?

The target was the American Airlines Center, the home of the Dallas Mavericks. The FBI had told Ahmed...  read more »

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

Deep Extraction

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Deep Extraction - 2017

by Diann Mills

Summary: A pacemaker should have saved oil and gas magnate Nathan Moore; s life. Instead, it provided his killer with a seemingly perfect means of execution. A bombing at one of Nathan; s oil rigs days earlier indicates his death could be part of a bigger conspiracy, a web Special Agent Tori Templeton must untangle. But her first order of business is separating the personal from the professional—the victim; s wife, her best friend, is one of the FBI; s prime suspects. Clearing Sally; s name may be...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers

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Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers - 2017

by Tim Powers

Summary: Twenty tales of science fiction and fantasy from the two-time World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Award winning author of The Anubis Gates and On Stranger Tides.

Twenty pulse-pounding, mind-bending tales of science fiction, twisted metaphysics, and supernatural wonder from the two-time World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Award winning author of The Anubis Gates and On Stranger Tides.

A complete palette of story-telling colors from Powers, including acclaimed tale "The Bible...  read more »

Genres: Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories

Down the River unto the Sea

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Down the River unto the Sea - 2018

by Walter Mosley

Summary: "Mosley writes with great power here about themes that have permeated his work: institutional racism, political corruption, and the ways that both of these issues affect not only society at large but also the inner lives of individual men and women." --Booklist (starred review)

Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators, until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault by his enemies within the NYPD, a charge which lands him in solitary at...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Dream Makers: Untamed\Less Of A Stranger

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Dream Makers: Untamed\Less Of A Stranger - 2006

by Nora Roberts

Summary: Features Untamed, in which a beautiful lion trainer finds herself falling in love with the lawyer who has inherited ownership of the circus, and Less of a Stranger, in which Megan Miller finds herself distracted from business when a good-looking stranger offers to buy her grandfather's amusement park. Original. - Amazon

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Duke in Shining Armor

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A Duke in Shining Armor - 2017

by Loretta Chase

Summary: Not all dukes are created equal. Most are upstanding members of Society. And then there; s the trio known as Their Dis-Graces. Hugh Philemon Ancaster, seventh Duke of Ripley, will never win prizes for virtue. But even he draws the line at running off with his best friend; s bride. All he; s trying to do is recapture the slightly inebriated Lady Olympia Hightower and return her to her intended bridegroom. For reasons that elude her, bookish, bespectacled Olympia is supposed to marry a gorgeous...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Early Novels and Stories: The Troll Garden / O Pioneers! / The Song of the Lark / My Antonia / One

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Early Novels and Stories: The Troll Garden / O Pioneers! / The Song of the Lark / My Antonia / One - 1987

by Willa Cather

Summary: "Let your fiction grow out of the land beneath your feet." Willa Cather's remark describes her own reasons for re-creating in her works the Nebraska frontier of her youth. Set on the vast northern Great Plains, where the earth has only recently come beneath the plow, the stories and novels in this Library of America volume partake of an impressive physical space and a uniquely American ethnic. Panoramas of lonely prairie and open sky reflect the heroic aspirations and stoicism of her characters...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

An Echo of Murder

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An Echo of Murder - 2017

by Anne Perry

Summary: In this riveting new William Monk novel, Anne Perry delves into the diverse population of Victorian London, whose disparate communities force Monk to rethink his investigative techniques—lest he be caught in the crosshairs of violent bigotry. In the course of his tenure with the Thames River Police, Commander Monk has yet to see a more gruesome crime scene: a Hungarian warehouse owner lies in the middle of his blood-sodden office, pierced through the chest with a bayonet and eerily...  read more »

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

Enchantress of Numbers

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Enchantress of Numbers - 2017

by Jennifer Chiaverini

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini illuminates the life of Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace—Lord Byron; s daughter and the world; s first computer progammer. The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. But her mathematician mother, estranged from Ada; s infamous and destructively passionate father, is determined to save her only child from her perilous...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The End of the World Running Club

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The End of the World Running Club - 2017

by Adrian J. Walker

Summary: The #1 International Bestseller! A Science Fiction & Fantasy Book to Keep on Your Radar by io9 and Gizmodo A powerful post-apocalyptic thriller , perfect for fans of The Martian. When the sky begins to fall, one man finds himself separated from his family, his best hope is to run-or risk losing what he loves forever. When the world ends and you find yourself stranded on the wrong side of the country, every second counts. No one knows this more than Edgar Hill: over five hundred miles of...  read more »

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

English Creek

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English Creek - 2013

by Ivan Doig

Summary: In this prizewinning portrait of a time and place — Montana in the 1930s — that at once inspires and fulfills a longing for an explicable past, Ivan Doig has created one of the most captivating families in American fiction, the McCaskills. The witty and haunting narration, a masterpiece of vernacular in the tradition of Twain, follows the events of the Two Medicine country; s summer: the tide of sheep moving into the high country, the capering Fourth of July rodeo and community...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The English Wife

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The English Wife - 2018

by Lauren Willig

Summary: "Brings to life old world New York City and London with all the splendor of two of my favorite novels, The Age of Innocence and The Crimson Petal and the White . Mystery, murder, mistaken identity, romance—Lauren Willig weaves each strand into a page-turning tapestry." -Sally Koslow, author of The Widow Waltz "Her best yet...A dark and scintillating tale of betrayal, secrets and a marriage gone wrong that will have readers on the edge of their seats until the final breathtaking twist."...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The English Wife

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The English Wife - 2018

by Lauren Willig

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous novel set in the Gilded Age, full of family secrets, affairs, and even murder.

Annabelle and Bayard Van Duyvil live a charmed life in New York: he's the scion of an old Knickerbocker family, she grew up in a Tudor manor in England, they had a whirlwind romance in London, they have three year old twins on whom they dote, and he's recreated her family home on the banks of the Hudson and renamed it Illyria. Yes,...  read more »

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

Eternal Life

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Eternal Life - 2018

by Dara Horn

Summary: What would it really mean to live forever?
Rachel is a woman with a problem: she can't die. Her recent troubles―widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle-aged son―are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, and hundreds of children. In the 2,000 years since she made a spiritual bargain to save the life of her first son back in Roman-occupied Jerusalem, she's tried everything to free herself, and only one other person in the world...  read more »

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

Even If It Kills Her

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Even If It Kills Her - 2017

by Kate White

Summary: Kate White returns to her New York Times bestselling Bailey Weggins; Mystery series, with this favorite true-crime journalist turned sleuth; s most chilling case to date. Bailey Weggins; great new friend in college, Jillian Lowe, had everything going for her. Pretty, popular, and whip-smart, she lit up any room that she walked into. All of that dramatically changed during her sophomore year, when a neighbor became unhinged and murdered her family. Jillian immediately left school, and ever...  read more »

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

An Extraordinary Union

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An Extraordinary Union - 2017

by Alyssa Cole

Summary: An Entertainment Weekly TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF THE YEAR A Bookpage TOP PICK A Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2017 A Vulture TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF 2017 A Publishers Weekly BEST BOOKS OF 2017 A Booklist TOP 10 ROMANCE FICTION 2017 "Richly detailed setting, heart-stopping plot, and unforgettable characters." —Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author As the Civil War rages between the states, a courageous pair of spies plunge fearlessly into a maelstrom of ignorance, deceit, and danger,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Eyes of the Dragon

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The Eyes of the Dragon - 2018

by Stephen King

Summary: "It is just not possible to stop turning the pages" (The Washington Post) of this bestselling classic tale-an epic fantasy as only Stephen King could envision it.

"Once, in a kingdom called Delain, there was a king with two sons...."

Thus begins one of the most unique tales that master storyteller Stephen King has ever written-a sprawling fantasy of dark magic and the struggle for absolute power that utterly transforms the destinies of two brothers born into royalty. Through...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Arthurian Fantasy • Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Magic & Wizards • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Fall from Grace

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Fall from Grace - 2018

by Danielle Steel

Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel comes the gripping story of a woman who loses everything—her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom. Sydney Wells; s perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew; s vicious daughters in control of his estate, and no home or money, Sydney finds a job in fashion, despite...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Fall from Grace

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Fall from Grace - 2018

by Danielle Steel

Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel comes the gripping story of a woman who loses everything-her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom.

Sydney Wells's perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew's vicious daughters in control of his estate, and no home or money, Sydney finds a job in fashion, despite...  read more »

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

Fifty Fifty

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Fifty Fifty - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary:
WHAT ARE THE CHANCES . . . that convicted killer Sam Blue is innocent of the serial murders of three young women? Detective Harriet Blue is certain that her brother is incapable of having committed these horrific crimes. Determined to clear his name, no matter the cost to her career, Harry attends Sam's hearing. The outburst she unleashes earns her a reassignment--to the Outback.

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES . . . that convicted killer Sam Blue is innocent of the serial murders of three...  read more »

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

The First Time

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The First Time - 2000

by Joy Fielding

Summary: After her husband, a high-profile defense attorney, leaves home to live with his new lover, Mattie Hart falls ill, a situation that prompts her guilt-ridden husband to return to care for her. - Amazon

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Floating World

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The Floating World - 2017

by C. Morgan Babst

Summary: A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICENamed a BEST BOOK OF 2017 by Amazon, Kirkus, Bustle, Southern Living, the Dallas Morning News, and Largehearted Boy"Set in New Orleans, this important and powerful novel follows the Boisdore family . . . in the months after Katrina. A profound, moving and authentically detailed picture of the storm's emotional impact on those who lived through it." --People
In this dazzling debut about family, home, and grief, C. Morgan Babst takes readers into...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Flowers on Main

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Flowers on Main - 2009

by Sherryl Woods

Summary: Sherryl Woods writes more about the O'Brien family of Chesapeake Shores! - Amazon

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

Fools and Mortals

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Fools and Mortals - 2018

by Bernard Cornwell

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell makes a dramatic departure with this enthralling, action-packed standalone novel that tells the story of the first production of A Midsummer Night's Dream-as related by William Shakespeare's estranged younger brother.
Lord, what fools these mortals be . . .
In the heart of Elizabethan England, Richard Shakespeare dreams of a glittering career in one of the London playhouses, a world dominated by his older brother, William. But he is a...  read more »

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

Force of Nature

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Force of Nature - 2018

by Jane Harper

Summary: Five women go on a hike. Only four return. Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dry, asks: How well do you really know the people you work with?
When five colleagues are forced to go on a corporate retreat in the wilderness, they reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking down the muddy path.
But one of the women doesn't come out of the woods. And each of her companions tells a slightly different story about what happened.
Federal Police Agent Aaron...  read more »

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

Foreign and Domestic

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Foreign and Domestic - 2015

by A.j. Tata

Summary: "ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC...PULSE-POUNDING." —Brad Thor #1 New York Times bestselling author One year ago, Captain Jake Mahegan led a Delta Force team into Afghanistan to capture an American traitor working for the Taliban. The mission ended in tragedy. The team was infiltrated and decimated by a bomb. An enemy prisoner was killed. Mahegan was dismissed from service—dishonored forever. Now, haunted by the incident, Mahegan is determined to clear his name. The military wants him to stand...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Forever My Girl

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Forever My Girl - 2015

by Heidi Mclaughlin

Summary: In theaters October 27, 2017 I was never supposed to be a rock star. I had my life all planned out for me. Play football in college. Go to the NFL. Marry my high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. I broke both our hearts that day when I told her I was leaving. I was young. I made the right decision for me, but the wrong decision for us. I’ve poured my soul into my music, but I’ve never forgotten her. Her smell, her smile. And now I’m going back. After ten years. I hope I can explain that after all this time. I still want her to be my forever girl.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Founding Father

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The Founding Father - 2016

by Diana Palmer

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer revisits the story of the original Long, Tall Texans: the legendary man who built Jacobsville and the cowgirl who tamed him! Big John Jacobs is eager to expand his growing Texas ranch, but he needs the help of the local railroad baron. Unable to sway his prospective partner with his business offer, John offers a proposal of another kind— a marriage of convenience to Camilla Colby, the tycoon; s debutante daughter! Camilla knows John only...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

The Four Swans of Cornwall, 1795-1797

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The Four Swans of Cornwall, 1795-1797 - 2016

by Winston Graham

Summary: The striking sixth novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS.
Just when Ross Poldark, now something of a war hero, seems secure in his hard-won prosperity, he must confront a new dilemma: the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer with his wife Demelza.
And it soon becomes evident that Demelza is not the only woman close to him whose life is in turmoil. Ross's old love Elizabeth, her cousin Morwenna, and his friend's new wife Caroline...  read more »

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

Foxglove Summer

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Foxglove Summer - 2015

by Ben Aaronovitch

Summary: Ben Aaronovitch; s bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series • "The perfect blend of CSI and Harry Potter ." —io9 • 2015 Locus Recommended Reading for Fantasy When two young girls go missing in rural Herefordshire, police constable and wizard-in-training Peter Grant is sent out of London to check that nothing supernatural is involved. It; s purely routine—Nightingale, Peter; s superior, thinks he; ll be done in less than a day. But Peter; s never been one to walk...  read more »

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

Fraternize

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Fraternize - 2017

by Rachel Van Dyken

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken kicks off a brand-new series in which romance is a game and love is a touchdown.
Emerson just made her dream come true as a professional cheerleader for her favorite pro football team. But even though the plus-size athlete is breaking down boundaries, she still has to contend with the massive rulebook. Carbs? Nope. Chocolate? Definitely not. Still, Emerson loves her curves, and she'll rock the hell out of this job even if it kills her....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Gate Keeper: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

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The Gate Keeper: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery - 2018

by Charles Todd

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

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

Gentle Rogue

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Gentle Rogue - 2011

by Johanna Lindsey

Summary: Heartsick and desperate to return home to America, Georgina Anderson boards the Maiden Anne disguised as a cabin boy, never dreaming she; ll be forced into intimate servitude at the whim of the ship; s irrepressible captain, James Mallory. The black sheep of a proud and tempestuous family, the handsome ex-pirate once swore no woman alive could entice him into matrimony. But on the high seas his resolve will be weakened by an unrestrained passion and by the high-spirited beauty whose love of freedom and adventure rivals his own.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Ghost of Christmas Past

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The Ghost of Christmas Past - 2017

by Rhys Bowen

Summary: From Rhys Bowen, the author of In Farleigh Field, comes the next Molly Murphy mystery: The Ghost of Christmas Past. Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, and they gratefully accept, expecting a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. Not long after they arrive, however, they start...  read more »

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

The Girl in the Tower

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The Girl in the Tower - 2017

by Katherine Arden

Summary: A remarkable young woman blazes her own trail, from the backwoods of Russia to the court of Moscow, in the exhilarating sequel to Katherine Arden; s bestselling debut novel, The Bear and the Nightingale . Katherine Arden; s enchanting first novel introduced readers to an irresistible heroine. Vasilisa has grown up at the edge of a Russian wilderness, where snowdrifts reach the eaves of her family; s wooden house and there is truth in the fairy tales told around the fire. Vasilisa; s gift for...  read more »

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

Girl Unknown

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Girl Unknown - 2018

by Karen Perry

Summary: "Explores emotional danger with relentless, surgical accuracy."
―Tana French, New York Times bestselling author of The Trespasser and Into the Woods
David and Caroline Connolly are swimming successfully through their marriage's middle years―raising two children; overseeing care for David's ailing mother; leaning into their careers, both at David's university teaching job, where he's up for an important promotion, and at the ad agency where Caroline has recently returned to work after...  read more »

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

The Girls in the Picture

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The Girls in the Picture - 2018

by Melanie Benjamin

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife, a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends-screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford

It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure of Los Angeles, where she is determined to live independently as an artist. But the word on...  read more »

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

The Glass Forest

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The Glass Forest - 2018

by Cynthia Swanson

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookseller comes a gripping literary suspense novel set in the 1960s about a deeply troubled family and three women who will reveal its dark truths.

In the autumn of 1960, Angie Glass is living an idyllic life in her Wisconsin hometown. At twenty-one, she's married to charming, handsome Paul, and has just given birth to a baby boy. But one phone call changes her life forever.

When Paul's niece, Ruby, reports that her father,...  read more »

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

Gnomon: A novel

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Gnomon: A novel - 2018

by Nick Harkaway

Summary: A Best Science Fiction Book of 2017 -- The Guardian

From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, comes a virtuosic new novel set in a near-future, high-tech surveillance state, that is equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending philosophical puzzle.

In the world of Gnomon, citizens are constantly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of 'transparency.' Every action is seen, every word is recorded, and the System has access...  read more »

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

The Grave's a Fine and Private Place: A Flavia de Luce Novel

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The Grave's a Fine and Private Place: A Flavia de Luce Novel - 2018

by Alan Bradley

Summary: "The world's greatest adolescent British chemist/busybody/sleuth" (The Seattle Times), Flavia de Luce, returns in a twisty new mystery novel from award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Alan Bradley.

In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape, Dogger, the loyal family servant, suggests a boating trip for Flavia and her two older sisters. As their punt drifts past the church where a...  read more »

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

The Great Alone

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The Great Alone - 2018

by Kristin Hannah

Summary: "A TOUR DE FORCE." ―Kirkus (starred review)

Alaska, 1974.
Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.
For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.
Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America's last true frontier.
Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Grist Mill Road

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Grist Mill Road - 2018

by Christopher J. Yates

Summary: An Entertainment Weekly "Must Read" "Twisty and told from multiple perspectives, this meaty thriller races to a satisfying finish." — People Magazine "The intensity of the storytelling is exhilarating and unsettling." — Booklist (starred review) 26 years ago Hannah had her eye shot out. Now she wants justice. But is she blind to the truth? "Arresting...Twisting backward and forward in time, entering the minds of each character in turn, Yates examines both how they reached this point...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Gunmetal Magic

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Gunmetal Magic - 2012

by Ilona Andrews

Summary: Includes a free bonus: a Kate Daniels novella, "Magic Gifts"

The New York Times bestselling Kate Daniels novels have been hailed as "top-notch urban fantasy" (Monsters and Critics). Now, Ilona Andrews delves deeper into Kate's world, and reveals its untold stories...
After being kicked out of the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, Andrea's whole existence is in shambles. She tries to put herself back together by working for Cutting Edge, a small investigative firm owned by her...  read more »

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

The Hanging Tree

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The Hanging Tree - 2017

by Ben Aaronovitch

Summary: Ben Aaronovitch; s bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series "The perfect blend of CSI and Harry Potter." —io9 Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern of Police Constable Peter Grant or the Folly—London; s police department for supernatural cases—even when they happen at an exclusive party in one of the flats of the most expensive apartment blocks in London. But the daughter of Lady Ty, influential goddess of the Tyburn river, was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a...  read more »

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

Heartache Falls: An Eternity Springs Novel

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Heartache Falls: An Eternity Springs Novel - 2011

by Emily March

Summary: The healing magic of Eternity Springs continues in this novel in Emily March's vibrant series about a very special town and the people who need it most.
 
Married for more than twenty years, and with her children out of the nest, Ali Timberlake has come to Eternity Springs alone. She's looking for answers to heartbreaking questions and searching for something that's missing deep within herself. Taking a lease on the Bristlecone Cafe in pursuit of a lifelong dream, Ali feels revitalized...  read more »

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

Heather, the Totality

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Heather, the Totality - 2017

by Matthew Weiner

Summary: The explosive debut novel - about family, power and privilege - from the creator of the award-winning Mad Men. One of People magazine; s ; People Picks; Mark and Karen Breakstone have constructed the idyllic life of wealth and status they always wanted, made complete by their beautiful and extraordinary daughter Heather. But they are still not quite at the top. When the new owners of the penthouse above them begin construction, an unstable stranger penetrates the security of their comfortable lives and threatens to destroy everything they; ve created.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Heaven, Texas

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Heaven, Texas - 2009

by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Summary: Come heck or high water, Gracie Snow is determined to drag the legendary ex-jock Bobby Tom Denton back home to Heaven, Texas, to begin shooting his first motion picture. Despite his dazzling good looks and killer charm, Bobby Tom has reservations about being a movie star -- and no plans to cooperate with a prim and bossy Ohio wallflower whom he can; t get off his mind or out of his life. Instead, the hell-raising playboy decides to make her over from plain Jane to Texas wildcat. But nothing; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Hellbent: An Orphan X Novel

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Hellbent: An Orphan X Novel - 2018

by Gregg Hurwitz

Summary: Evan Smoak―government assassin gone rogue―returns in Hellbent, an engrossing, unputdownable thriller from Gregg Hurwitz, the latest in his #1 international bestselling Orphan X series.
Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was raised and trained as an off-the-books government assassin: Orphan X. After he broke with the Orphan Program, Evan disappeared and reinvented himself as the Nowhere Man, a man spoken about only in whispers and dedicated to helping the truly...  read more »

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

Hidden Depths: A Vera Stanhope Mystery

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Hidden Depths: A Vera Stanhope Mystery - 2018

by Ann Cleeves

Summary: Now available in the U.S., Hidden Depths is an early book in Diamond Dagger award-winning crime novelist Ann Cleeves's Vera Stanhope series, brought to life in the hit TV series Vera.
On a hot summer on the Northumberland coast, Julie Armstrong arrives home from a night out to find her son murdered. Luke has been strangled, laid out in a bath of water and covered with wild flowers.
This stylized murder scene has Inspector Vera Stanhope and her team intrigued. But now, Vera must work...  read more »

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

Hidden Heart: This Magic Moment\Storm Warning

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Hidden Heart: This Magic Moment\Storm Warning - 2017

by Nora Roberts

Summary: Two fan-favorite stories about unraveling the mysteries of the heart… 

 

This Magic Moment 

Ryan Swan is out to prove herself as the best producer in the business. Getting master illusionist Pierce Atkins to work on an exclusive television special could make or break her career. Ryan has vowed to never give her trust away again, but she can't help but be drawn to the charismatic magician. Pierce can't create a new illusion when thoughts of Ryan fill his mind. He's put...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Hold Me

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Hold Me - 2015

by Anna Zaires

Summary: Captor and captive. Lovers. Soulmates.We; re all that and more.We thought we were past the worst of it. We thought we finally had a chance.We thought wrong.We; re Nora and Julian, and this is our story.***Hold Me is the conclusion of the Twist Me trilogy, told from Nora & Julian; s point of view.***

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

Holiday Wishes: A Heartbreaker Bay Christmas Novella

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Holiday Wishes: A Heartbreaker Bay Christmas Novella - 2017

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: It's Christmastime again in Heartbreaker Bay!
 
When Sean O'Riley shows up at the Hartford Bed & Breakfast for his older brother's bachelor weekend, he's just hoping to make it through the weekend. What he's not expecting is to come face to face with the woman he lost his virginity to a decade ago-a woman he's never really forgotten.
 
The last time Lotti Hartford saw Sean, she told him she loved him while he said nothing. Now, ten years later, she's just looking for a good time....  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

The Hollow

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The Hollow - 2008

by Nora Roberts

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts continues the thrilling trilogy of a town plagued by evil-and the three men and three women brought together by fate to fight it.

For Fox, Caleb, Gage and the other residents of Hawkins Hollow, the number seven portends doom-ever since, as boys, they freed a demon trapped for centuries when their blood spilled upon The Pagan Stone...
 
Now, as the dreaded seventh month looms before them, the men can feel the storm brewing....  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Paranormal • Romance • Romantic Suspense

Hometown Girl

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Hometown Girl - 2017

by Courtney Walsh

Summary: New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Courtney Walsh returns with a hopeful and emotional new book about seizing second chances, finding yourself, and forging your own path.
Beth Whitaker isn't supposed to be a small-town girl. She's always dreamed of leaving Willow Grove, Illinois, for the big city, but she feels trapped, struggling to make up for a mistake that's haunted her for years. Just when Beth is finally ready to break free, her sister impulsively buys a beloved but...  read more »

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

A Hope Divided

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A Hope Divided - 2017

by Alyssa Cole

Summary: A Library Journal Editors; Pick Buzzfeed; s THE ULTIMATE BUZZFEED BOOKS GIFT GUIDE Bookish "AUTUMN; S 2017 MOST SWOON-WORTHY ROMANCE BOOKS" list The Civil War has turned neighbor against neighbor—but for one scientist spy and her philosopher soldier, war could bind them together . . . For all of the War Between the States, Marlie Lynch has helped the cause in peace: with coded letters about anti-Rebel uprisings in her Carolina woods, tisanes and poultices for Union prisoners, and silent...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The House of Impossible Beauties

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The House of Impossible Beauties - 2018

by Joseph Cassara

Summary: NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY Buzzfeed • The Wall Street Journal • The Millions • Southern Living • Bustle • Esquire • Entertainment Weekly • Nylon
"Cassaras's propulsive and profound first novel, finding one's home in the world-particularly in a subculture plagued by fear and intolerance from society-comes with tragedy as well as extraordinary personal freedom." -- Esquire
A gritty and gorgeous debut that follows a cast of gay and transgender club kids...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

How the Finch Stole Christmas!

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How the Finch Stole Christmas! - 2017

by Donna Andrews

Summary: As in her previous Christmas mysteries, Six Geese a-Slaying, Duck the Halls, and The Nightingale Before Christmas , Andrews continues to write "firmly in the grand tradition of Agatha Christie; s Christmas books" ( Toronto Globe and Mail ). New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews takes us home to Caerphilly for the holidays in her new hilarious Christmas mystery How the Finch Stole Christmas! Meg; s husband has decided to escalate his one-man show of Dickens; A Christmas Carol into a...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Huck Out West

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Huck Out West - 2017

by Robert Coover

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

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

I, Eliza Hamilton

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I, Eliza Hamilton - 2017

by Susan Holloway Scott

Summary: In this beautifully written novel of historical fiction, bestselling author Susan Holloway Scott tells the story of Alexander Hamilton's wife, Eliza-a fascinating, strong-willed heroine in her own right and a key figure in one of the most gripping periods in American history.
 
"Love is not easy with a man chosen by Fate for greatness . . ."
 
As the daughter of a respected general, Elizabeth Schuyler is accustomed to socializing with dignitaries and soldiers. But no visitor...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Ice Blue

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Ice Blue - 2007

by Anne Stuart

Summary: When an attempt is made on her life, museum curator Summer Hawthorne discovers that the beautiful ice-blue ceramic bowl given to her by her Japanese nanny is a priceless relic that ignites a global power struggle, trapping her in a war between the Japanese mafia and the neo-imperialists. Original. - Amazon

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

I; ll Walk Alone

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I; ll Walk Alone - 2011

by Mary Higgins Clark

Summary: THE QUEEN OF SUSPENSE IS BACK! Mary Higgins Clarks new novelthe thirtieth and most spine-chilling of her long career as Americas most beloved author of suspense fiction is about the newest and most up-to-date of crimes: identity theft. Who has not read aboutor experiencedwith a sinking feeling the fear that someone else out there may be using your credit cards, accessing your bank account, even stealing your identity. In I ll Walk Alone , Alexandra Zan Moreland, a gifted, beautiful interior...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

The Immortalists

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The Immortalists - 2018

by Chloe Benjamin

Summary: INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A captivating family saga."— The New York Times Book Review "You won; t be able to put it down." — The Skimm (Skimm Reads Pick) "This literary family saga is perfect for fans of Celeste Ng and Donna Tartt."— People Magazine (Book of the Week) "A sprawling, enchanting family saga."— Entertainment Weekly (The Must List) A dazzling family love story reminiscent of Everything I Never Told You from a novelist heralded by Lorrie Moore as a...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Immortalists

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The Immortalists - 2018

by Chloe Benjamin

Summary: "This literary family saga is perfect for fans of Celeste Ng and Donna Tartt." --People Magazine (Book of the Week)

"A sprawling, enchanting family saga." --Entertainment Weekly (The Must List)

A dazzling family love story reminiscent of Everything I Never Told You from a novelist heralded by Lorrie Moore as a "great new talent."

If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?

It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

An Inconvenient Beauty

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An Inconvenient Beauty - 2017

by Kristi Ann Hunter

Summary: The Duke of Riverton has chosen his future wife with the same logic he uses to make every decision. However, his perfect bride eludes his suit, while the beautiful Isabella Breckenridge seems to be everywhere. When the time comes, will Griffith and Isabella be able to set aside their pride and initial notions to embrace their very own happily-ever-after?

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Inn at Blue Hollow Falls

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The Inn at Blue Hollow Falls - 2017

by Donna Kauffman

Summary: Stevie Franklin is ready to go all-out Grinch on Christmas this year, but a snowy trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains could provide some unexpected gifts... Stevie is thrilled to help her best friend Sunny launch her new greenhouse business in Blue Hollow Falls. Not only does it give her a chance to visit the quaint location, but it; s a welcome distraction from Stevie; s recent bad luck with men. Just one catch: since Sunny; s home is under renovation, Stevie must stay at the local inn, whose...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

Into the Black Nowhere: An UNSUB Novel

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Into the Black Nowhere: An UNSUB Novel - 2018

by Meg Gardiner

Summary: In this exhilarating thriller inspired by real-life serial killer Ted Bundy, FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix faces off against a charming, merciless serial killer.

In southern Texas, on Saturday nights, women are disappearing. One vanishes from a movie theater. Another is ripped from her car at a stoplight. Another vanishes from her home while checking on her baby. Rookie FBI agent Caitlin Hendrix, newly assigned to the FBI's elite Behavioral Analysis Unit, fears that a serial killer is...  read more »

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

Into the Drowning Deep

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Into the Drowning Deep - 2017

by Mira Grant

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Mira Grant, author of the renowned Newsflesh series, returns with a novel that takes us to a new world of ancient mysteries and mythological dangers come to life.

The ocean is home to many myths,
But some are deadly...
Seven years ago the Atargatis set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a mockumentary bringing to life ancient sea creatures of legend. It was lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a hoax; others have called it...  read more »

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

Irish Rebel

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Irish Rebel - 2012

by Nora Roberts

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the third novel in the Irish Legacy Trilogy. Growing up on her parents; Royal Meadows farm in Maryland instilled in Keeley Grant a passion for horses—and a desire to teach children the joys of riding. When horse trainer Brian Donnelly arrives from Ireland to work at the stable, he only sees Keeley as the boss; s daughter—a spoiled princess who never had to work hard for anything. But the more Brian learns about Keeley, the...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Irish Rose

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Irish Rose - 2012

by Nora Roberts

Summary: The second book in the Irish Legacy Trilogy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. On a horse-buying trip to Ireland, Burke Logan has his head turned from business by small-town Irish lass Erin McKinnon. Desperate to see more of the world, Erin accepts his offer of a bookkeeping job at his horse farm. And as Erin makes the most of her new life in Maryland, she can; t ignore the growing attraction between her and Burke, even though he; s holding himself back from her—and...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Iron Fist

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Iron Fist - 1998

by Aaron Allston

Summary: They are the Rebel Alliance's ultimate strike force--sleek, swift, and deadly. For these X-wing fighters, no job is too dirty or too dangerous. Now they must rise to meet an impossible challenge: stop a powerful warlord by pretending to be his ally.

Against all odds, the controversial Wraith Squadron has survived its first covert mission. But now they are called upon to cheat death twice. This time Wedge Antilles sends them in to stop the warlord Zsinj and his Super Star Destroyer, Iron...  read more »

Genre: Children's Books

Iron Gold

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Iron Gold - 2018

by Pierce Brown

Summary: In the epic next chapter of the Red Rising Saga, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Morning Star pushes the boundaries of one of the boldest series in fiction. They call him father, liberator, warlord, Slave King, Reaper. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the war-torn planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy. It is the tenth year of war and the thirty-third of his life. A decade ago Darrow was the hero of the revolution he believed would break the chains of the...  read more »

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

Iron Gold: Book 4 of the Red Rising Saga

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Iron Gold: Book 4 of the Red Rising Saga - 2018

by Pierce Brown

Summary: In the epic next chapter of the Red Rising Saga, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Morning Star pushes the boundaries of one of the boldest series in fiction.
 
They call him father, liberator, warlord, Slave King, Reaper. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the war-torn planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy. It is the tenth year of war and the thirty-third of his life.
 
A decade ago Darrow was the hero of the revolution he believed would break the...  read more »

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

Isard's Revenge

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Isard's Revenge - 1999

by Michael A. Stackpole

Summary: Sleek, swift and deadly, the famed X-Wing fighters have earned their reputation as the Rebel Alliance's ultimate strike force the hard way--first in battle, the last line of defense.  Now they must make a deal with the devil herself--an enemy whose ultimate goal is their total annihilation.

It's the kind of mission only Wedge Antilles and the Rogue Squadron would dare to undertake.  Against impossible odds they will stage a daring raid into an enemy stronghold--only to be rescued...  read more »

Genre: Children's Books

Island

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Island - 1987

by Thomas Perry

Summary: A husband-and-wife con team, a soldier of fortune, and others become involved in a dangerous money-making scheme when they take over a tiny Caribbean island - Amazon

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Judge & Jury

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Judge & Jury - 2007

by James Patterson

Summary: From #1 bestselling author James Patterson comes the ultimate legal thriller where the judge and jury are terrified. The verdict: run for your life. Failing to escape jury duty, aspiring actress Andie DeGrasse ends up as Juror #11 in a landmark case. In this new Trial of the Century, a Mafia don known as the Electrician is linked to hundreds of gruesome crimes. Tracking this ruthless killer for years, senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante fears that the defendant's power reaches far beyond the...  read more »

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

Judgment Road

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Judgment Road - 2018

by Christine Feehan

Summary: An outlaw motorcycle club sets up shop next door to Sea Haven in the dangerously sexy new series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan.

A brutal education in a Russian training facility for assassins has taught this group of men one thing:

It's a long road to redemption.

JUDGMENT ROAD

As the enforcer of the Torpedo Ink motorcycle club, Reaper lives for riding and fighting. He's a stone-cold killer who turns his wrath on those who deserve it....  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Keep Her Safe

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Keep Her Safe - 2017

by Sophie Hannah

Summary: LIANE MORIARTY says that "No one writes twisted, suspenseful novels quite like Sophie Hannah." Packed with twists and clues, simmering with tension, this electrifying new thriller shows why. She; s the most famous murder victim in America. What if she; s not dead? Pushed to the breaking point, Cara Burrows flees her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she can; t afford. Late at night, exhausted and desperate, she lets herself into her hotel room and is shocked to find it...  read more »

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

Kill Shot

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Kill Shot - 2018

by Susan Sleeman

Summary:
Suspense and romance combine in Susan Sleeman's thrilling new novel about an FBI agent who must team up with a beautiful therapist to stop a killer with a deadly new weapon.

Some fears haunt you forever....

As the ballistics and weapon's expert for the FBI's special task force nicknamed the White Knights, Rick Cannon has known the Department of Defense was developing self-steering bullets. Rick feared these smart bullets--which have one hundred percent accuracy that can turn...  read more »

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

Killer Choice

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Killer Choice - 2018

by Tom Hunt

Summary: "Terrific...full of shocks and twists you won't see coming-unputdownable and highly recommended!"-Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

The electrifying debut thriller that asks the question: To save the one you love, is there any price you wouldn't pay?
 
His wife is sick.
He needs $200,000 to save her.
A mysterious man offers to give him the money with just one catch: He has to murder someone to get it.
 
Gary Foster's life is finally heading in the...  read more »

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

Kiss Me If You Can

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Kiss Me If You Can - 2010

by Carly Phillips

Summary:

Sam Cooper ("Coop") has just become the most eligible bachelor in New York City. Now that he has foiled a jewelry-store robbery and has been rewarded with the ring of his choice, single women all over the city are fawning over the crime reporter. But Coop isn't interested in the admirers sending racy underwear his way. His attention is centered solely on Lexie Davis, the only woman in the city who claims not to be interested in his bachelor status.

Instead, free-spirited Lexie is...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Kremlin's Candidate

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The Kremlin's Candidate - 2018

by Jason Matthews

Summary: In the final, thrilling installment of the Red Sparrow Trilogy, Russian counterintelligence chief Dominika Egorova and her lover, CIA agent Nate Nash, must find a Russian agent about to be appointed to a very high office in the US government.

With a plot ripped from tomorrow's headlines, Jason Matthews's high-powered, seductive third novel not only continues the dangerous entanglements of Dominika and Nate but reveals with chilling authenticity how Russian espionage can place agents in...  read more »

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

Lake Wobegon Days

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Lake Wobegon Days - 1985

by Garrison. Keillor

Summary: Based on the enormously popular "Prairie Home Companion", Keillor's show on public radio, this collection of stories of modern Midwestern life skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists in the mid 1980s, and remained there. In this small Minnesota town, "all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average". The book won the collective heart of the country, and critics found it impossible to refrain from quoting sizable portions of it in their reviews. - Amazon

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Last Christmas in Paris

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Last Christmas in Paris - 2017

by Hazel Gaynor

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor has joined with Heather Webb to create this unforgettably romantic novel of the Great War. August 1914. England is at war. As Evie Elliott watches her brother, Will, and his best friend, Thomas Harding, depart for the front, she believes—as everyone does—that it will be over by Christmas, when the trio plan to celebrate the holiday among the romantic cafes of Paris. But as history tells us, it all happened so differently... Evie and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Less of a Stranger

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Less of a Stranger - 1984

by Nora Roberts

Summary: Less of a Stranger [Paperback] [Jan 01, 1984] Nora Roberts - Amazon

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Library at the Edge of the World

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The Library at the Edge of the World - 2017

by Felicity Hayes-mccoy

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

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Lifeguard

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Lifeguard - 2006

by James Patterson

Summary: The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams. It feels perfect in every way-except that she's used to caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he's used to burgers and flip-flops.So when Ned's cousin offers to cut him in on a fast break-and-enter job, Ned can't turn it down. The risk is high, and the reward is even greater-$5 million. But the robbery goes...  read more »

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

Light It Up

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Light It Up - 2018

by Nick Petrie

Summary: "Lots of characters get compared to my own Jack Reacher, but Petrie; s Peter Ash is the real deal."—Lee Child In this action-packed thriller starring war veteran Peter Ash, a well-planned and flawlessly executed hijacking reveals the hidden dangers of Colorado; s mellowest business, but Ash may find there; s more to this crime than meets the eye. Combat veteran Peter Ash leaves a simple life rebuilding hiking trails in Oregon to help his good friend Henry Nygaard, whose daughter runs a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

A Line Made by Walking

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A Line Made by Walking - 2017

by Sara Baume

Summary: The author of the award-winning Spill Simmer Falter Wither returns with a stunning new novel about a young artist; s search for meaning and healing in rural Ireland.

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Look for Me

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Look for Me - 2018

by Lisa Gardner

Summary: "An utterly absorbing story about troubled families and twisted fates. You won't be able to put it down-and it will haunt you long after you turn the final page."-Shari Lapena

"A complex crime scene, a missing girl, a ticking clock: no one writes a more page-turning, gut-wrenching thriller."-Tess Gerritsen

In #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner's latest twisty thrill ride, Detective D. D. Warren and Find Her's Flora Dane return in a race against the clock to either...  read more »

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

Love and Other Consolation Prizes

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Love and Other Consolation Prizes - 2017

by Jamie Ford

Summary: From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle; s epic 1909 World; s Fair. "An evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating, tragic bit of forgotten history."—Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale For twelve-year-old Ernest Young, a charity student at a boarding school, the chance to go to the World; s Fair feels like a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Love Only Once

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Love Only Once - 2011

by Johanna Lindsey

Summary: The exquisite niece of Lord Edward and Lady Charlotte Malory, Regina Ashton is outraged over her abduction by the arrogant, devilishly handsome Nicholas Eden--and is determined to make the rogue pay . . . with his heart. A golden-haired seducer, Nicholas has been hardened by a painful secret in his past. And now that he has besmirched Reggie; s good name, the hot-tempered lady has vowed to wed him. Her fiery beauty stirs Nicholas as no woman ever has--and the rake arouses Reggie; s passion to...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Loving Cup of Cornwall 1813-1815

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The Loving Cup of Cornwall 1813-1815 - 2008

by Winston Graham

Summary: A silver cup lies half-forgotten in a dank cave amongst a pile of stolen goods. Yet the tiny vessel and its inscription-Amor gignit amorem-haunts the lives of the feuding Poldark and Warleggan families, as Ross, Demelza, and the ambitious and powerful Sir George Warleggan watch their children make the decisions that will shape their destinies. For Jeremy and Clowance, and for arrogant, cynical Valentine Warleggan, these are troubled and momentous times. - Amazon

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

The MacGregors: Daniel & Ian: For Now, Forever\In From The Cold

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The MacGregors: Daniel & Ian: For Now, Forever\In From The Cold - 2007

by Nora Roberts

Summary: For Now, Forever
Anna-Daniel's wife of forty years-relives her remarkable courtship, when meddlesome matchmaking patriarch and self-made millionaire Daniel MacGregor faced his biggest challenge: to convince the love of his life to marry him! Here at last is the story of how Daniel wooed and won the fiercely independent Anna Whitfield and launched his formidable dynasty.

In From the Cold
In this story about an eighteenth-century MacGregor, we learn that battling the British...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Marlena

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Marlena - 2017

by Julie Buntin

Summary: A National Book Critics Circle Leonard Prize Finalist Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Named a Best Book of the Year by Vogue , BuzzFeed , The Washington Post , Esquire , Harper; s Bazaar , NPR , NYLON , Huffington Post, Kirkus Reviews , Barnes & Noble Chosen for the Book of the Month Club, Nylon Book Club, and Belletrist Book Club Named an Indie Next Pick and a Barnes and Noble Discover Pick The story of two girls and the wild year that will cost one her life, and define...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The Marriage Lie: A bestselling psychological thriller

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The Marriage Lie: A bestselling psychological thriller - 2016

by Kimberly Belle

Summary: 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 halt:...  read more »

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

The Masterpiece

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The Masterpiece - 2018

by Francine Rivers

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece.

A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want―money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman's past seem...  read more »

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

The Maze at Windermere

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The Maze at Windermere - 2018

by Gregory Blake Smith

Summary: "A dazzling high-wire act. I turned every page with a sense of wonder and excitement." -RICHARD RUSSO

A richly layered novel of love, ambition, and duplicity, set against the storied seascape of Newport, Rhode Island
 
A reckless wager between a tennis pro with a fading career and a drunken party guest-the stakes are an antique motorcycle and an heiress's diamond necklace-launches a narrative odyssey that braids together three centuries of aspiration and adversity. A witty and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Meow If It's Murder

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Meow If It's Murder - 2014

by T.C. LoTempio

Summary: First in a new series!

Nora Charles doesn't believe in fate, even if she is a crime reporter who shares a name with a character from The Thin Man. In fact, she's moving back to Cruz, California, to have a quieter life. But after finding an online magazine eager for material, and a stray cat named Nick with a talent for detection, Nora's not just reporting crimes again. She's uncovering them...
 
Back in her hometown, Nora reconnects with old friends and makes some new ones, like...  read more »

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

The Miller's Dance

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The Miller's Dance - 2008

by Winston Graham

Summary: Ninth in the series.

Cornwall 1812. At Nampara, the Poldark family finds the new year brings involvement in more than one unexpected venture. For Ross and Demelza there is some surprising-and worrying-news. And Clowance, newly returned from her London triumphs, finds that her entanglement with Stephen Carrington brings not only happiness but heartache. As the armies battle in Spain, and the political situation at home becomes daily more obscure, the Poldark and Warleggan families find...  read more »

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

The Missing Girls: A serial killer thriller with a twist

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The Missing Girls: A serial killer thriller with a twist - 2017

by Carol Wyer

Summary: One girl found dead. Another girl gone...
Long shadows danced on the tin walls. Inside the trunk lay Carrie Miller, wrapped in plastic, arms folded across her ribcage, lips sealed tight forever...
When, a girl's body is found at a Midlands storage unit, it is too decomposed for Detective Robyn Carter to read the signs left by the killer.
No one knows the woman in blue who rented the unit; her hire van can't be traced. But as the leads run dry another body is uncovered. This time the...  read more »

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

Missing Isaac

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Missing Isaac - 2017

by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Summary: There was another South in the 1960s, one far removed from the marches and bombings and turmoil in the streets that were broadcast on the evening news. It was a place of inner turmoil, where ordinary people struggled to right themselves on a social landscape that was dramatically shifting beneath their feet. This is the world of Valerie Fraser Luesse's stunning debut, Missing Isaac.

It is 1965 when black field hand Isaac Reynolds goes missing from the tiny, unassuming town of Glory,...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction

Moonlight Over Manhattan

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Moonlight Over Manhattan - 2017

by Sarah Morgan

Summary: Sarah Morgan is back with more love and laughter in her acclaimed series, From Manhattan With Love, which Publishers Weekly calls a "sweep-you-off-your-feet romantic experience." Determined to conquer a lifetime of shyness, Harriet Knight challenges herself to do one thing a day in December that scares her, including celebrating Christmas without her family. But when dog walker Harriet meets her newest client, exuberant spaniel Madi, she adds an extra challenge to her list—dealing...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Mortal Likeness: A Victorian Mystery

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A Mortal Likeness: A Victorian Mystery - 2018

by Laura Joh Rowland

Summary: A photographer in 1889 London, Miss Sarah Bain runs a private detective agency with her friends, Lord Hugh Staunton and former street urchin Mick O'Reilly. Their sole credential is that they solved the Jack the Ripper case, a secret they can never tell because they did it outside the boundaries of the law. Their new big case arises when a wealthy banker, Sir Gerald Mariner, posts a handsome reward for finding his missing infant. All of London joins in the search. But Sarah has an advantage―a...  read more »

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

A Most Novel Revenge

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A Most Novel Revenge - 2016

by Ashley Weaver

Summary: Edgar Award-shortlisted author Ashley Weaver returns with A Most Novel Revenge , the charming next instalment in the delightful 1930s Amory Ames mystery series "A pleasant reminder of Golden Age mysteries that keep you guessing until the denouement." — Kirkus Reviews "Fascinating and stylish characters fill out a finely tuned traditional mystery." — Publishers Weekly "Well, darling, who do you suppose will turn up dead this time?" With two murder investigations behind them and their...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Mr. Cavendish, I Presume

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Mr. Cavendish, I Presume - 2008

by Julia Quinn

Summary: Amelia Willoughby has been engaged to the Duke of Wyndham for as long as she can remember. Literally. A mere six months old when the contracts were signed, she has spent the rest of her life waiting. And waiting. And waiting . . . for Thomas Cavendish, the oh-so-lofty duke, to finally get around to marrying her. But as she watches him from afar, she has a sneaking suspicion that he never thinks about her at all . . .
It's true. He doesn't. Thomas rather likes having a fiancee-all the better...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Murder on Gramercy Park: A Gaslight Mystery

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Murder on Gramercy Park: A Gaslight Mystery - 2001

by Victoria Thompson

Summary: As a midwife in the turn-of-the-century tenements of New York City, Sarah Brandt has seen her share of suffering and joy, birth and death. Now, she learns that crime doesn't discriminate, when the highest echelons of society are rocked by murder...A Gaslight MysteryAt a summons from Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy, Sarah arrives at the elegant home of famed magnetic healer Edmund Blackwell to find his wife in labor-and the good doctor dead from an apparent suicide. Only Malloy sees what no one...  read more »

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

Murder on Mulberry Bend: A Gaslight Mystery

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Murder on Mulberry Bend: A Gaslight Mystery - 2003

by Victoria Thompson

Summary: Sarah Brandt, a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York City, has seen more than her share of joy and sorrow, birth and death. Now she will see for the first time how the squalor of the streets can breed madness and murder... 
The Prodigal Son Mission on Mulberry Bend stands as a refuge for girls who otherwise would have to live by selling the only thing they have of value-themselves. The work being done there so impresses Sarah that she volunteers to help out however she can-with clothes,...  read more »

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

The Murder on the Links

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The Murder on the Links - 2004

by Agatha Christie

Summary: An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course. But why is the dead man wearing his son; s overcoat? And who was the impassioned love-letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse . . .

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

Murder on Washington Square: A Gaslight Mystery

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Murder on Washington Square: A Gaslight Mystery - 2002

by Victoria Thompson

Summary: Turn-of-the-century New York City midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Molloy are thrust into a twisted case of murder-when a seductress falls victim to her own charades. - Amazon

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

Nauti Angel

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Nauti Angel - 2017

by Lora Leigh

Summary: An explosive secret and red-hot passion propel #1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh; s Nauti series to its thrilling conclusion. Angel Calloway is no saint. But when the rough and reckless mercenary shows up in Somerset, she makes a lasting impression on the young Mackay girls, especially Bliss. Their mother Chaya, on the other hand, plans on keeping a suspicious eye on Angel. As the wife of the notorious Natches Mackay, she can tell when her family is being played. Former Army...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Need to Know

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Need to Know - 2018

by Karen Cleveland

Summary: Perfect husband. Perfect father. Perfect liar?

"Terrific."-John Grisham
"Superb."-Lee Child
 "Breathtaking, heart-pounding."-Louise Penny
"A fast-paced, relentlessly gripping read."-Chris Pavone

In pursuit of a Russian sleeper cell on American soil, CIA analyst Vivian Miller uncovers a dangerous secret that will threaten her job, her family-and her life. On track for a much-needed promotion, she's developed a system for identifying Russian agents, seemingly normal...  read more »

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

Neon in Daylight

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Neon in Daylight - 2018

by Hermione Hoby

Summary: A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

"A radiant first novel. . . . [Neon in Daylight] has antecedents in the great novels of the 1970s: Renata Adler's Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick's Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion's Play It as It Lays. . . . Precision―of observation, of language―is Hoby's gift. Her sentences are sleek and tailored. Language molds snugly to thought." ―Parul Sehgal, The New York Times

"What do you get when a writer of extreme intelligence, insight,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Urban

The Nerd Who Loved Me

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The Nerd Who Loved Me - 2004

by Vicki Lewis Thompson

Summary: She's got the high-kicks...
Lainie Terrell is no ordinary single mother. With feathers in all the right places, she's one of the hottest showgirls in Vegas. Aside from a hot-tempered ex-boyfriend on her sequined tail, Lainie's biggest problem is finding a decent babysitter for her son. Lainie's dilemma is solved when she ropes Harry Ambrewster, the casino's shy-but very smart and cute-accountant, into the task.

He's got the low-down...
Inheriting his chemist father's high I.Q....  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

New York Dead

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New York Dead - 1991

by Stuart Woods

Summary: Everyone is always telling Stone Barrington that he's too smart to be a cop, but it's pure luck that places him on the streets in the dead of night, just in time to witness the horrifying incident that turns his life inside out.
Suddenly he's on the front page of every New York newspaper, and his life is hopelessly entwined in the increasingly shocking life (and perhaps death) of Sasha Nijinsky, the country's hottest and most beautiful television anchorwoman.
No matter where he turns, the...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Night Market

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The Night Market - 2018

by Jonathan Moore

Summary: From an author who consistently gives us "suspense that never stops" (James Patterson), a near-future thriller that makes your most paranoid fantasies seem like child's play.
 
It's late Thursday night, and Inspector Ross Carver is at a crime scene in one of the city's last luxury homes. The dead man on the floor is covered by an unknown substance that's eating through his skin. Before Carver can identify it, six FBI agents burst in and remove him from the premises. He's pushed...  read more »

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

Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel

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Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel - 2018

by Jonathan Kellerman

Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of the psychological thriller makes all the right moves in this new novel of spellbinding suspense.

Even with all his years of experience, LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis knows there are crimes his skill and savvy cannot solve alone. That's when he calls on brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware to read between the lines, where the darkest motives lurk. And if ever the good doctor's insight is needed, it's at the scene of a murder...  read more »

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

Nightblind

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Nightblind - 2017

by Ragnar Jonasson

Summary: Chilling and complex, Nightblind is an extraordinary thriller from an undeniable new talent. Ari Thor Arason is a local policeman who has an uneasy relationship with the villagers in an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland—where no one locks their doors. The peace of this close-knit community is shattered by a murder. One of Ari; s colleagues is gunned down at point-blank range in the dead of night in a deserted house. With a killer on the loose and the dark Arctic waters...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

No Other Duke Will Do

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No Other Duke Will Do - 2017

by Grace Burrowes

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

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Now That You Mention It

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Now That You Mention It - 2017

by Kristan Higgins

Summary: "The kind of book I enjoy the most—sparkling characters, fast-moving plot and laugh-out-loud dialogue. A winner!" —New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips on If You Only Knew New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins welcomes you home in this witty, emotionally charged novel about the complications of life, love and family One step forward. Two steps back. The Tufts scholarship that put Nora Stuart on the path to becoming a Boston medical specialist was a...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Once Upon a Christmas Eve

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Once Upon a Christmas Eve - 2017

by Elizabeth Hoyt

Summary: An all-new novella in the New York Times bestselling Maiden Lane series by Elizabeth Hoyt!

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Once Upon a Maiden Lane

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Once Upon a Maiden Lane - 2017

by Elizabeth Hoyt

Summary: An all-new novella in the New York Times bestselling Maiden Lane series by Elizabeth Hoyt!

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

One Snowy Night: A Heartbreaker Bay Christmas Novella

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One Snowy Night: A Heartbreaker Bay Christmas Novella - 2016

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: First Time in Print!
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 of...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Ones We Trust

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The Ones We Trust - 2015

by Kimberly Belle

Summary: A moving and evocative exploration of grief and guilt in the wake of one family; s devastating loss from the internationally bestselling author of The Marriage Lie . When former DC journalist Abigail Wolff attempts to rehabilitate her career, she finds herself at the heart of a US army cover-up involving the death of a soldier in Afghanistan—with unspeakable emotional consequences for one family. As the story of what happened comes to light, Abigail will do anything to write it. The more...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Only Child: A novel

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Only Child: A novel - 2018

by Rhiannon Navin

Summary: "Perfect for fans of Room... a heartbreaking but important novel." -Real Simple 
 
Readers of Jodi Picoult and Liane Moriarty will also like this tenderhearted debut about healing and family, narrated by an unforgettable six-year-old boy who reminds us that sometimes the littlest bodies hold the biggest hearts and the quietest voices speak the loudest.
 
Squeezed into a coat closet with his classmates and teacher, first grader Zach Taylor can hear gunshots ringing through the...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Operator Down

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Operator Down - 2018

by Brad Taylor

Summary: A New York Times Bestseller Former Special Forces Officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a heart-pounding thriller where Pike Logan; s search for a Mossad agent and ally puts him on a collision course with a ruthless military coup in Africa—and tests his loyalties to the Taskforce. It was to be a simple mission. Nothing more than assessing whether a merchant in the fabled Israeli Diamond Exchange was involved in a scheme that could potentially embarrass the...  read more »

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

Operator Down: A Pike Logan Thriller

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Operator Down: A Pike Logan Thriller - 2018

by Brad Taylor

Summary: Former Special Forces Officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a heart-pounding thriller where Pike Logan's search for a Mossad agent and ally puts him on a collision course with a ruthless military coup in Africa-and tests his loyalties to the Taskforce.

It was to be a simple mission. Nothing more than assessing whether a merchant in the fabled Israeli Diamond Exchange was involved in a scheme that could potentially embarrass the state of Israel. But nothing is...  read more »

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

The Osterman Weekend

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The Osterman Weekend - 1991

by Robert Ludlum

Summary: Records events during a summer weekend when a quiet suburban town becomes a center for murder and international intrigue - Amazon

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Other Woman

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The Other Woman - 2014

by Brenda Novak

Summary: A second chance doesn; t mean second best! Elizabeth O; Connell has survived one of the worst betrayals a wife can imagine. Finding out that she wasn; t the only woman in her husband; s life meant the end of her marriage and a year of personal hell. Now she; s focusing on her new business and raising her two kids. Carter Hudson isn; t part of her plan. When he; s introduced to Liz by well-meaning friends, her dislike is instant. But as she spends time with him, Liz realizes she likes having...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Out of the Darkness

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Out of the Darkness - 2018

by Heather Graham

Summary: "Graham is the queen of romantic suspense." -RT Book Reviews

A love rekindled...or a deadly reunion?

Even after a decade, Sarah Hampton is haunted by the night that nearly ended in a bloody massacre and destroyed her high school romance with handsome Tyler Grant. Now the horror has returned. It's a reckoning from the events of that terrifying night-and a love they never let go. Only this time Tyler must protect Sarah from the killer hiding in the darkness...or lose her...  read more »

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

Parting Shot

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Parting Shot - 2017

by Linwood Barclay

Summary: From New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes a new, standalone blockbuster thriller that spins off from the events of the explosive Promise Falls trilogy. If you made a mistake that took someone; s life, you; d remember it . . . wouldn; t you? After a tragedy rocks the community of Promise Falls, Cal Weaver is asked to investigate the threats being made to the accused; s family. He; s heard all about it on the news: the young man who drank too much, stole a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Pay the Devil

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Pay the Devil - 1999

by Jack Higgins

Summary: After the Civil War, Confederate Col. Clay Fitzgerald escapes to Ireland. But Ireland is embroiled in a civil war of its own--the Fenian Rebellion. Clay wants to avoid the conflict, but after witnessing the plight of the common people, Clay is unable to stand by. Taking the guise of a legendary outlaw, he wages a new rebellion of his own... - Amazon

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

The Perfect Nanny

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The Perfect Nanny - 2018

by Leila Slimani

Summary: "One of the most important books of the year." — NPR ; s Weekend Edition "The first ; hot; novel of 2018." — The Washington Post "Extraordinary." — The New Yorker " You won ; t move until you reach the last page. " — People Instant National Bestseller Named One of 2018; s Most Anticipated Books by NPR ; s Weekend Edition, Real Simple, The Millions, The Guardian, Bustle, and Book Riot She has the keys to their apartment. She knows everything. She has embedded herself so...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Perfect Nanny

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The Perfect Nanny - 2018

by Leila Slimani

Summary: "One of the most important books of the year." -NPR's Weekend Edition
"The first 'hot' novel of 2018." -The Washington Post
"Extraordinary." -The New Yorker
"You won't move until you reach the last page." -People

Instant National Bestseller

Named One of 2018's Most Anticipated Books by NPR's Weekend Edition, Real Simple, The Millions, The Guardian, Bustle, and Book Riot

She has the keys to their apartment. She knows everything. She has embedded herself so...  read more »

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

Perish

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Perish - 2018

by Lisa Black

Summary: Bestselling author Lisa Black takes readers on a nailbiting journey to the dark side of justice as forensic expert Maggie Gardiner discovers troubling new details about her colleague Jack Renner, a homicide detective with a brutal approach to law and order . . .
 
The scene of the crime is lavish but gruesome. In a luxurious mansion on the outskirts of Cleveland, a woman's body lies gutted in a pool of blood on the marble floor. The victim is Joanna Moorehouse, founder of Sterling...  read more »

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

Persepolis Rising

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Persepolis Rising - 2017

by James S. A. Corey

Summary: The seventh novel in James S. A. Corey; s New York Times bestselling Expanse series—now a major television series. AN OLD ENEMY RETURNS In the thousand-sun network of humanity; s expansion, new colony worlds are struggling to find their way. Every new planet lives on a knife edge between collapse and wonder, and the crew of the aging gunship Rocinante have their hands more than full keeping the fragile peace. In the vast space between Earth and Jupiter, the inner planets and belt have...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Phantom Pains

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Phantom Pains - 2017

by Mishell Baker

Summary: In this sequel to the Nebula Award-nominated and Tiptree Award Honor Book that New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire called "exciting, inventive, and brilliantly plotted," Millie unwillingly returns to the Arcadia Project when an impossible and deadly situation pulls her back in.

Four months ago, Millie left the Arcadia Project after losing her partner Teo to the lethal magic of an Unseelie fey countess. Now, in a final visit to the scene of the crime, Millie and her former...  read more »

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

Phasma

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Phasma - 2017

by Delilah S. Dawson

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Discover Captain Phasma; s mysterious history in this "Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi " novel. One of the most cunning and merciless officers of the First Order, Captain Phasma commands the favor of her superiors, the respect of her peers, and the terror of her enemies. But for all her renown, Phasma remains as virtually unknown as the impassive expression on her gleaming chrome helmet. Now, an adversary is bent on unearthing her mysterious origins—and...  read more »

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

The Poacher; s Son

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The Poacher; s Son - 2010

by Paul Doiron

Summary: Set in the wilds of Maine, this is an explosive tale of an estranged son thrust into the hunt for a murderous fugitive—-his own father. Game warden Mike Bowditch returns home one evening to find an alarming voice from the past on his answering machine: his father, Jack, a hard-drinking womanizer who makes his living poaching illegal game. An even more frightening call comes the next morning from the police: They are searching for the man who killed a beloved local cop the night...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Poison

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Poison - 2018

by John Lescroart

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR

"Lescroart never ceases to amaze his fans. The wit, the timing, the dialogue-everything combines to give this author yet another bestseller and provide readers with a fast-paced, memorable thriller." -Suspense Magazine

"The narrative flows effortlessly and includes a Perry Mason-worthy moment when Hardy manifests a bit of courtroom magic. Lescroart is a perfect choice for readers who enjoy great ensemble casts." -Booklist

In John...  read more »

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

The Pope of Palm Beach

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The Pope of Palm Beach - 2018

by Tim Dorsey

Summary: From Florida's king of mayhem-"compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny" (Boston Globe) New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey-comes a diabolically madcap adventure featuring the indomitable Serge A. Storms.
No one worships the Sunshine State as much as Serge A. Storms. Perpetually hunting Floridian arcana and lore, he and his permanently baked sidekick, Coleman, are on the road again. This time they're on a frenzied literary pilgrimage that leads them back to Riviera Beach, the...  read more »

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

The Possessions

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The Possessions - 2017

by Sara Flannery Murphy

Summary: A Refinery29 Best Book of the Year "I was totally immersed in the strange, beautiful world of Sara Flannery Murphy; s The Possessions. A gripping, chilling read that; s part love story, part mystery, and completely original, it; s sensuous, scary, and utterly thrilling. I; ve never read anything quite like it." —Anton DiSclafani, author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls "An enthralling meditation on grief and memory cloaked in suspenseful psychodrama, The Possessions dissolves the...  read more »

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

The Power

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The Power - 2017

by Naomi Alderman

Summary: One of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of 2017A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017One of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of 2017An NPR Best Book of 2017One of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of 2017A Bustle Best Book of 2017A Paste Magazine Best Novel of 2017A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2017
One of President Obama's favorite reads of 2017
"The Power is our era's The Handmaid's Tale." --Ron Charles, Washington Post
"Novels based on premises like the one at the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Power and Empire

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Power and Empire - 2017

by Marc Cameron

Summary: A newly belligerent Chinese government leaves US President Jack Ryan with only a few desperate options in this continuation of the #1 New York Times bestselling Tom Clancy series. Jack Ryan is dealing with an aggresive challenge from the Chinese government. Pawns are being moved around a global chessboard: an attack on an oil platform in Africa, a terrorist strike on an American destroyer and a storm tossed American spy ship that may fall into Chinese hands. It seems that President Zhao is...  read more »

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

Pre-Meditated Murder

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Pre-Meditated Murder - 2018

by Tracy Weber

Summary: If Kate Doesn't Act Fast, the Only "I Do" in Michael's Future Will Be at His Trial
Yoga instructor Kate Davidson is ready to marry her boyfriend Michael, so she's disappointed when a special dinner doesn't end with a proposal. But disappointment turns to dismay and outrage as she learns the real problem: Michael is already married and his estranged wife is blackmailing him.
When his wife's body is found―by Kate and her dog, no less―Michael is strangely unable to remember where he...  read more »

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

The Prey of Gods

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The Prey of Gods - 2017

by Nicky Drayden

Summary: *A Wall Stree Journal "Summer Reading: One expert. One book" pick for 2017! *The RT Book Reviews "June 2017: Seal of Excellence" pick! *A B&N Sci Fi and Fantasy Blog " Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2017 So Far " pick! *A Book Riot Best Books of 2017 Pick! *A Vulture "The 10 Best Fantasy Books of 2017" Pick! From a new voice in the tradition of Lauren Beukes, Ian McDonald, and Nnedi Okorafor comes The Prey of Gods, a fantastic, boundary-challenging tale, set in a South African...  read more »

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

Price of Innocence

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Price of Innocence - 2013

by Lisa Black

Summary: Called out to investigate a suspected suicide in a luxury high-rise apartment, forensic scientist Theresa MacLean only just escapes with her life when the building is blown to smithereens. An accident - or something more sinister? A mostly empty block of trendy apartments in downtown Cleveland seems an unlikely terrorist target.

The following day, Theresa is examining another suspected suicide in a wealthy neighbourhood when the cop accompanying her is shot dead by an unseen assailant....  read more »

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

Promise Not to Tell

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Promise Not to Tell - 2018

by Jayne Ann Krentz

Summary: Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller A HelloGiggles Recommended Read A broken promise reveals a terrifying legacy in this electrifying novel from the New York Times bestselling author of When All the Girls Have Gone . A painter of fiery, nightmarish visions throws herself into the sea—but she; ll leave some of her secrets behind... Seattle gallery owner Virginia Troy has spent years battling the demons that stem from her childhood time in a cult and the night a fire burned...  read more »

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

Provenance

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Provenance - 2017

by Ann Leckie

Summary: Following her record-breaking debut trilogy, Ann Leckie, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke and Locus Awards, returns with an enthralling new novel of power, theft, privilege and birthright. A power-driven young woman has just one chance to secure the status she craves and regain priceless lost artifacts prized by her people. She must free their thief from a prison planet from which no one has ever returned. Ingray and her charge will return to her home world to find their planet in...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Pulse

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Pulse - 2017

by Felix Francis

Summary: New York Times -bestselling author Felix Francis is back in the newest thrilling adventure in the Dick Francis tradition. A smartly dressed man has been found unconscious at the local racecourse and is rushed to the hospital, where he subsequently dies. But who is he? Where does he come from? He had no form of identification on him, and no one claims the body. Doctor Chris Rankin, a specialist who treated the deceased—and who struggles with mental health issues—is intrigued by the...  read more »

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

Purr M for Murder: A Cat Rescue Mystery

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Purr M for Murder: A Cat Rescue Mystery - 2018

by T. C. LoTempio

Summary: Sydney McCall left behind an ex-fiance and a New York advertising job to return home to Deer Park, North Carolina and help her sister, Kat, run the local animal shelter, Friendly Paws. Determined to save the shelter from financial trouble, Sydney and Kat organize a cat cafe fundraising event at a local coffee shop. Things are looking up until their landlord, Trowbridge Littleton, threatens to shut down the event. When Sydney drops by his art gallery to make peace, she finds Kat--along with...  read more »

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

The Quantum Spy

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The Quantum Spy - 2017

by David Ignatius

Summary: From the best-selling author of The Director and Body of Lies comes a thrilling tale of global espionage, state-of-the-art technology, and unthinkable betrayal. A hyper-fast quantum computer is the digital equivalent of a nuclear bomb; whoever possesses one will be able to shred any encryption and break any code in existence. The winner of the race to build the world; s first quantum machine will attain global dominance for generations to come. The question is, who will cross the finish line...  read more »

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

The Rancher; s Christmas Song

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The Rancher; s Christmas Song - 2017

by Raeanne Thayne

Summary: "RaeAnne Thayne is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors... Once you start reading, you aren; t going to be able to stop." —Fresh Fiction "RaeAnne has a knack for capturing those emotions that come from the heart." —RT Book Reviews Keep a song in your heart this holiday season... Music teacher Ella Baker; s plate is already full. But when single dad Beckett McKinley; s wild twin boys need help preparing a Christmas song for their father, Ella agrees on one condition: they...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Ready to Run

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Ready to Run - 2017

by Lauren Layne

Summary: The Bachelor meets The Runaway Bride in this addictive romance novel about a reality TV producer falling for her would-be star: a Montana heartthrob who wants nothing to do with the show. "Quintessential Lauren Layne goodness—a sassy, feel-good and entertaining love story infused with laughter, sizzling chemistry and heartfelt romance."— USA Today Jordan Carpenter thinks she; s finally found the perfect candidate for Jilted, a new dating show about runaway grooms: firefighter Luke...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Rebellion

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Rebellion - 1988

by Nora Roberts

Summary: Scotland, 1745. Against the bloody background of the Battle of Culloden, another war was waged and won-the price was honor, the victory, love. Scottish beauty Serena MacGregor's hatred of all English began as a child when she watched as a band of Englishmen attacked her mother. Her brother's friend Brigham Langston was no exception to Serena's loathing-despite his supposed loyalty to the Scottish cause…and his good looks. Although Brigham eventually proves himself worthy of the MacGregor...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Red Clocks

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Red Clocks - 2018

by Leni Zumas

Summary: An Amazon Best Book of the Month An Indie Next Pick One of Wall Street Journal ; s Twelve Books to Read This Winter An Esquire most anticipated book of 2018 An Elle Best Book of Winter A Popsugar most anticipated book of Fall A Ploughshares most anticipated book of Fall A Nylon Best Book of the Month One of Publishers Weekly ; s most anticipated titles of Fall 2017 Five women. One question. What is a woman for? In this ferociously imaginative novel, abortion is once again illegal in America,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Red Clocks

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Red Clocks - 2018

by Leni Zumas

Summary: A New York Times Editor's Choice
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
An Indie Next Pick
One of Wall Street Journal's Twelve Books to Read This Winter
An Esquire most anticipated book of 2018
An Elle Best Book of Winter
A Popsugar most anticipated book of Fall
A Ploughshares most anticipated book of Fall
A Nylon Best Book of the Month
One of Publishers Weekly's most anticipated titles of Fall 2017

Five women. One question. What is a woman for?

In this...  read more »

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

Reliquary

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Reliquary - 1998

by Douglas Preston

Summary: Reliquary is the smash hit second book in the Pendergast series, from New York Times bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Hidden deep beneath Manhattan lies a warren of tunnels, sewers, and galleries, mostly forgotten by those who walk the streets above. There lies the ultimate secret of the Museum Beat. When two grotesquely deformed skeletons are found deep in the mud off the Manhattan shoreline, museum curator Margo Green is called in to aid the investigation. Margo must...  read more »

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

Reunion

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Reunion - 2004

by Nora Roberts

Summary: Despite the pain of working for a man who had stolen her heart more than five years ago, Raven Williams agrees to work with Brandon Carstairs on his latest venture, in Once More with Feeling, and Kate Hardesty needs the help of Ky Silver, the man she left once before, to determine if they are truly meant to be together, in Treasures Lost, Treasures Found. Original. - Amazon

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Revolution of Marina M.

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The Revolution of Marina M. - 2017

by Janet Fitch

Summary: From the mega-bestselling author of White Oleander and Paint It Black , a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of one young woman One of Entertainment Weekly ; s Must-Read Books of Fall 2017 A PopSugar Favorite Book of 2017 St. Petersburg, New Year; s Eve, 1916. Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of her genteel life, a life about to be violently upended by the vast forces of history. Swept up on these...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Righteous

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Righteous - 2017

by Joe Ide

Summary: In this hotly anticipated follow-up to the smash hit IQ , a New York Times Critics; Best of the Year and nominee for the Best First Novel Edgar Award, Isaiah uncovers a secret behind the death of his brother, Marcus. For ten years, something has gnawed at Isaiah Quintabe; s gut and kept him up nights, boiling with anger and thoughts of revenge. Ten years ago, when Isaiah was just a boy, his brother was killed by an unknown assailant. The search for the killer sent Isaiah plunging into despair...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Robicheaux

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Robicheaux - 2018

by James Lee Burke

Summary: James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana. DAVE ROBICHEAUX IS A HAUNTED MAN. Between his recurrent nightmares about Vietnam, his battle with alcoholism, and the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts at Spanish Lake live on the edge of his vision. During a murder investigation, Dave Robicheaux discovers he...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Rock-a-Bye Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

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Rock-a-Bye Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery - 2017

by Carolyn Haines

Summary: In ROCK-A-BYE BONES by Carolyn Haines, it is a bitterly cold night in Zinnia, Mississippi, with Thanksgiving just around the corner, and Sarah Booth Delaney awakens to the insistent ring of her doorbell. She opens the door to find a newborn baby in a basket sitting on her front porch...and a pool of blood slowly seeping out from the basket.
After the police and a doctor ensure the baby is otherwise safe and healthy, Sarah Booth calls Tinkie Richmond, her partner at the Delaney Detective...  read more »

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

Roomies

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Roomies - 2017

by Christina Lauren

Summary: From subway to Broadway to happily ever after. Modern love in all its thrill, hilarity, and uncertainty has never been so compulsively readable as in New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren; s ( Beautiful Bastard, Dating You / Hating You ) new romance. Marriages of convenience are so ...inconvenient. For months Holland Bakker has invented excuses to descend into the subway station near her apartment, drawn to the captivating music performed by her street musician...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Run You Down

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Run You Down - 2015

by Julia Dahl

Summary: Aviva Kagan was a just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida-and then disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the child she walked away from is a NYC tabloid reporter named Rebekah Roberts. And Rebekah isn; t sure she wants her mother back in her life. But when a man from the ultra-Orthodox enclave of Roseville, N.Y. contacts Rebekah about his young wife; s mysterious death, she is drawn back into Aviva; s world. Pessie...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Savage Country

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Savage Country - 2017

by Robert Olmstead

Summary: "The year was 1873 and all about was the evidence of boom and bust, shattered dreams, foolish ambition, depredation, shame, greed, and cruelty . . ." Onto this broken Western stage rides Michael Coughlin, a Civil War veteran with an enigmatic past, come to town to settle his dead brother; s debt. Together with his widowed sister-in-law, Elizabeth, bankrupted by her husband; s folly and death, they embark on a massive, and hugely dangerous, buffalo hunt. Elizabeth hopes to salvage something of...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers • Westerns

Sea of Rust

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Sea of Rust - 2017

by C. Robert Cargill

Summary: A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic "robot western" from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic. It; s been thirty years since the apocalypse and fifteen years since the murder of the last human being at the hands of robots. Humankind is extinct. Every man, woman, and child has been liquidated by a global uprising devised by the very machines humans designed and built to serve...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Secret, Book & Scone Society

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The Secret, Book & Scone Society - 2017

by Ellery Adams

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams comes the first in an intriguing new series set within a quirky small-town club where the key to happiness, friendship—or solving a murder—can all be found within the pages of the right book . . . Miracle Springs, North Carolina, is a place of healing. Strangers flock here hoping the natural hot springs, five-star cuisine, and renowned spa can cure their ills. If none of that works, they often find their way to Miracle Books,...  read more »

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

The Secret Life of Anna Blanc

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The Secret Life of Anna Blanc - 2015

by Jennifer Kincheloe

Summary: It; s 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels--but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She could match wits with Sherlock Holmes, but in her world women are not allowed to hunt criminals. Determined to break free of the era; s rigid social roles, Anna buys off the chaperone assigned by her domineering father and, using an alias, takes a job as a police matron with the Los Angeles...  read more »

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

Secrets of Cavendon

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Secrets of Cavendon - 2017

by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford, comes a striking, breathtaking saga featuring the aristocratic Inghams and the Swann family, who have loyally served them for generations. It; s the summer of 1949, and things have run smoothly at Cavendon Hall for years, with very few quarrels, dramas, or upsets between the two families. But since the end of World War II, changes have arrived at Cavendon. A new generation is at the helm, and also at the forefront of new scandal...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Seduce Me

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Seduce Me - 2008

by Carly Phillips

Summary:

Looking this good should be against the law

Sexy divorce attorney Jack Latham is brilliant in court and even better in bed. He has no desire to get off the romance go-round, until a high-profile case assigns him to work with his law firm's resident ice queen, Mallory Sinclair.

For years, Mallory's power suits and cool professionalism have laid down the law for male colleagues. But the lady has a secret. Jack just happens to be the object of her desire. Hiding her lust has...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Legal • Literature & Fiction • Romance

See How They Run

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See How They Run - 1997

by James Patterson

Summary: See How They Run - Amazon

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

Seven Days of Us

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Seven Days of Us - 2017

by Francesca Hornak

Summary: A family can; t escape their secrets when they; re forced to spend a week in quarantine in this "sharply funny" ( People ) novel—an Indie Next and #1 Library Reads Pick! "Witty and deeply heartfelt."—Emily Giffin It; s Christmas, and for the first time in years the entire Birch family will be under one roof. Even Emma and Andrew; s elder daughter—who is usually off saving the world—will be joining them at Weyfield Hall, their aging country estate. But Olivia, a doctor,...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

Shirley

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Shirley - 1985

by Charlotte Bronte

Summary: Set in Yorkshire during the Napoleonic Wars, this novel articulates the social realities of economic hardship, the Luddite riots, dissatisfaction with the Government and an inadequate Church. Moore, a mill owner who ignores the suffering of his workers, affects the lives of Caroline and Shirley. - Amazon

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

Shohn

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Shohn - 2017

by Lori Foster

Summary: This Buckhorn man will have to prove his worth to the woman of his dreams—don; t miss this fan-favorite novella from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster, available as a standalone ebook for the first time... Originally published as Buckhorn Ever After in 2013 Ranger Shohn Hudson can; t help but notice a few things about Nadine Moest. She; s gorgeous, she; s smart, she; s driven, and... she; s apparently not into him. At all. Shohn; s used to being chased, so having the one woman...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Shoot ; Em Up

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Shoot ; Em Up - 2016

by Janey Mack

Summary: The mob; s running guns—and her family; s running wild. Meter maid turned undercover cop Maisie McGrane managed to survive her first sting operation with just a few minor stab wounds—and some lingering emotional scars. An assassination attempt on the mayor brings the ATF and DEA to Chicago, and they; re counting on Maisie; s underworld connections to help them infiltrate and cripple a cartel running guns and drugs into the city. But she won; t be going it alone. The DEA; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Showdown

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Showdown - 2007

by Tilly Bagshawe

Summary: From the acclaimed author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Adored" comes a wickedly entertaining tale of love, seduction, and blinding ambition, set in the most glamorous horse racing capital of the world. - Amazon

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

Shroud of Eternity: Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, Volume II

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Shroud of Eternity: Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, Volume II - 2018

by Terry Goodkind

Summary: Shroud of Eternity picks up where Terry Goodkind's New York Times bestseller Death's Mistress left off, promising a thrilling brew of bloodshed, sex, deception, and sorcery.

The formidable sorceress Nicci and her companions―the newly powerless Nathan and the youthful Bannon―set out on another quest after driving ruthless Norukai slavers out of Renda Bay. Their mission: restore Nathan's magic and, for Nicci, save the world.
Guided by the witch-woman Red's mysterious prophecy, the...  read more »

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

The Silver Music Box

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The Silver Music Box - 2017

by Mina Baites

Summary: A captivating cross-generational novel from German author Mina Baites about a Jewish family divided by World War II and an inheritance with the power to bring them back together.
1914. For Paul, with love. Jewish silversmith Johann Blumenthal engraved those words on his most exquisite creation, a singing filigree bird inside a tiny ornamented box. He crafted this treasure for his young son before leaving to fight in a terrible war to honor his beloved country-a country that would soon turn...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Sisters Like Us

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Sisters Like Us - 2018

by Susan Mallery

Summary: The grass is always greener on your sister's side of the fence...

Divorce left Harper Szymanski with a name no one can spell, a house she can't afford and a teenage daughter who's pulling away. With her fledgling virtual-assistant business, she's scrambling to maintain her overbearing mother's ridiculous Susie Homemaker standards and still pay the bills, thanks to clients like Lucas, the annoying playboy cop who claims he hangs around for Harper's fresh-baked cookies.

Spending...  read more »

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

Sisters Like Us

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Sisters Like Us - 2018

by Susan Mallery

Summary: The grass is always greener on your sister; s side of the fence... Divorce left Harper Szymanski with a name no one can spell, a house she can; t afford and a teenage daughter who; s pulling away. With her fledgling virtual-assistant business, she; s scrambling to maintain her overbearing mother; s ridiculous Susie Homemaker standards and still pay the bills, thanks to clients like Lucas, the annoying playboy cop who claims he hangs around for Harper; s fresh-baked cookies. Spending half her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Sister; s Wish

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A Sister; s Wish - 2016

by Shelley Shepard Gray

Summary: New York Times Bestselling Author In Shelley Shepard Gray; s third book in her Charmed Amish Life series, a respectable young woman finds herself falling for an Amish man from the wrong side of the tracks. Amelia Kinsinger is the perfect Amish woman—at least according to her neighbors. And while Amelia takes pride in her role as homemaker, she; s also harboring a secret: She; s been in love with bad boy Simon Hochstetler for as long as she can remember. Too bad he; s about as far from...  read more »

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

Snowblind

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Snowblind - 2017

by Ragnar Jonasson

Summary: Where: A quiet fishing village in northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors. It is accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Who: Ari Thor is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik. He has a past that he; s unable to leave behind. What: A young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed elderly writer falls to his death. Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Some Rise by Sin

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Some Rise by Sin - 2017

by Philip Caputo

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Philip Caputo tells the story of a Franciscan priest struggling to walk a moral path through the shifting and fatal realities of an isolated Mexican village. The Mexican village of San Patricio is being menaced by a bizarre, cultish drug cartel infamous for its brutality. As the townspeople try to defend themselves by forming a vigilante group, the Mexican army and police have their own ways of fighting back. Into this volatile mix of forces for good and evil...  read more »

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

Sooner or Later

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Sooner or Later - 1996

by Debbie Macomber

Summary: The sequel to #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber's classic Someday Soon!
When stubborn but proper Texas postmistress Letty Madden hires a rough soldier, Jack Murphy, to help her find her brother for the price of one night together, she has no idea that he will fall deeply in love with her.
- Amazon

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Military • Romance

The Space Between Us

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The Space Between Us - 2007

by Thrity Umrigar

Summary: The Space Between Us - Amazon

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Star Wars X-Wing: The Krytos Trap, Book 3

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Star Wars X-Wing: The Krytos Trap, Book 3 - 1996

by Michael A. Stackpole

Summary: The Rebels have taken the Imperial headquarters world of Coruscant, but their problems are far from over. A killer virus called Krytos is spreading among the population, and fomenting a counter-revolution, at the same time as the treason trial of Rebel hero Tycho Celchu. And X-wing pilot Corran Horn, given up for dead in "Iceheart"'s inescapable prison, discovers an extraordinary power in himself--the power of the Force! - Amazon

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

Stay with Me

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Stay with Me - 2017

by Ayobami Adebayo

Summary: A New York Times Notable Book The New York Times; Critics; Top Books of the Year Named a Best Book of the Year by San Francisco Chronicle , National Public Radio, The Economist, Buzzfeed, Paste Magazine, Southern Living , HelloGiggles, and Shelf Awareness Huffington Post; s Best Feminist Books of the Year The New York Post; s Most Thrilling and Fascinating Books of the Year The New York Public Library; s Ten Best Books of the Year "A stunning debut novel." —Michiko Kakutani, The New...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Sticks and Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

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Sticks and Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery - 2017

by Carolyn Haines

Summary: Private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney and her friends are celebrating New Year's Eve at the party of the year, a smashing Winter Garden party at the Prince Albert Hotel. It's a dazzling success...until Frangelica "Sister" McFee walks through the door. Sarah Booth knew Sister in college, before Sister became a bestselling author and moved to New York, and fame and fortune don't seem to have tempered her arrogance and cruelty.
Sister's latest book is a memoir about the death of her mother...  read more »

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

Still Me

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Still Me - 2018

by Jojo Moyes

Summary: From the sensational #1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes, a new book featuring her iconic heroine of Me Before You and After You , Louisa Clark Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She has been hired by the superrich Gopniks: Leonard and his unhappy, much younger second wife, Agnes— and finds herself amid a never-ending...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Still Me

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Still Me - 2018

by Jojo Moyes

Summary: From the sensational #1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes, a new book featuring her iconic heroine of Me Before You and After You, Louisa Clark

Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the superrich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household...  read more »

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

Still River

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Still River - 2007

by Harry Hunsicker

Summary: It; s not easy being named Oswald, not in the city where Lee Harvey grabbed his fifteen minutes of infamy and choked it to death. It; s especially hard when half the town seems determined to kill you for reasons as murky as the river that splits the city in two. For Lee Henry Oswald, a private investigator, Gulf War vet, and terminal loner, it; s just one more burden to face as he trudges through the gritty underbelly of the concrete and glass metropolis that is Dallas in the new millennium. A...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Straight from the Hip

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Straight from the Hip - 2009

by Susan Mallery

Summary:

Izzy has always been the fearless Titan sister. But when an oil rig blows up, leaving her barely able to see, her sisters find themselves as concerned by her emotional withdrawal as by the possibility that the explosion was no accident. Are the mind games their long-lost brother Garth has been playing turning physical? Or is someone else out to get them?

When her sisters enroll her in a survivor training camp, Izzy is not happy. Nick, her instructor, is determined that she won't...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Suspense

Strange Dogs

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Strange Dogs - 2017

by James S. A. Corey

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author James S. A. Corey... Like many before them, Cara and her family ventured through the gates as scientists and researchers, driven to carve out a new life and uncover the endless possibilities of the unexplored alien worlds now within reach. But soon the soldiers followed and under this new order Cara makes a discovery that will change everything. Set in the hard-scrabble world of the Expanse, Strange Dogs deepens James S. A. Corey; s acclaimed series. The...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Stranger from the Sea

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The Stranger from the Sea - 2008

by Winston Graham

Summary: Eighth in the series

Cornwall 1810. The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of The Stranger from the Sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the children of Ross and Demelza, Stephen's advent is the key to a new world-one of both love and danger. - Amazon

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

Stripped Bare

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Stripped Bare - 2016

by Shannon Baker

Summary: Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker is "A must read" (Alex Kava, New York Times bestselling author) that stars a female Longmire in the atmospheric Nebraska Sandhills. Kate Fox is living the dream. She; s married to Grand County Sheriff Ted Conner, the heir to her beloved Nebraska Sandhills cattle ranch, where they live with Kate; s orphaned teenage niece, Carly. With the support of the well-connected Fox Clan, which includes Kate; s eight boisterous and interfering siblings, Ted; s reelection as...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Summer at Willow Lake

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Summer at Willow Lake - 2006

by Susan Wiggs

Summary: The Lakeshore Chronicles have captivated thousands of readers with unforgettable characters, warm humor and engaging stories. Summer at Willow Lake is the story that started it all. Meet Olivia, Connor and the families and friends of Willow Lake that make these emotional romances must-reads. 
Olivia Bellamy reluctantly trades a trendy Manhattan summer for her family's old resort camp in the Catskills to renovate the bungalow colony for her grandparents, who want one last summer together...  read more »

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

Sunday Silence

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Sunday Silence - 2018

by Nicci French

Summary: It started with Monday. But it doesn't end with Sunday.
Read Sunday Silence, the new novel in the series that LOUISE PENNY calls "fabulous, unsettling, and riveting" - and brace yourself for the breathtaking series finale in summer 2018.
Lover of London, gifted psychologist, frequent police consultant - Frieda Klein is many things. And now she's a person of interest in a murder case. A body has been discovered in the most unlikely and horrifying of places: beneath the floorboards of...  read more »

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

Surprise Me

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Surprise Me - 2018

by Sophie Kinsella

Summary: A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most-from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella
 
After ten years together, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, and beautiful twin girls, and they communicate so seamlessly they finish each other's sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there is to know about each...  read more »

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

Sweet Bean Paste

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Sweet Bean Paste - 2017

by Durian Sukegawa

Summary: "Sukegawa―enabled by Watts's lucid translation―tells an endearing, thoughtful tale about relationships and the everyday meaning of life. Readers in search of gently illuminating fare―e.g., Shion Miura's The Great Passage, Jeff Talarigo's The Pearl Diver―will appreciate this toothsome treat."
-- Library Journal
"Although Tokue's past is a reflection of a dark chapter of Japanese history, her wisdom, patience, and kindness shape this touching and occasionally wistful novel....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Sweet Little Lies: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel

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Sweet Little Lies: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel - 2016

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: (A standalone Heartbreaker Bay novel)
Choose the one guy you can't have . . .
As captain of a San Francisco Bay tour boat, Pru can handle rough seas-the hard part is life on dry land. Pru loves her new apartment and her neighbors; problem is, she's in danger of stumbling into love with Mr. Right for Anybody But Her.
Fall for him-hard . . .
Pub owner Finn O'Riley is six-foot-plus of hard-working hottie who always makes time for his friends. When Pru becomes one of them, she discovers...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweet Spot

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Sweet Spot - 2008

by Susan Mallery

Summary:

"Responsibility" should be Nicole Keyes's middle name. After all, not many people would sacrifice their lives to run the family bakery and raise a younger sibling. But with Nicole's twin sister now blissfully married and her younger sis turning out more femme fatale than girl-next-door, super reliable Nicole is getting sick of putting everyone else's needs first!

Enter Hawk. The deliciously sexy former NFL player offers Nicole a taste of the freedom she craves. Hawk may know the...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweetbriar Cottage

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Sweetbriar Cottage - 2017

by Denise Hunter

Summary: "Sweetbriar Cottage is a story to fall in love with. True-to-life characters, high stakes, and powerful chemistry blend to tell an emotional story of reconciliation." -Brenda Novak, New York Times bestselling author
When Noah and Josephine discover their divorce was never actually finalized, their lives are turned upside down.
Following his divorce, Noah gave up his dream job and settled at a remote horse ranch in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Georgia, putting much-needed distance...  read more »

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

Sympathy for the Devil

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Sympathy for the Devil - 2000

by Kent Anderson

Summary: Censured by some critics for its brutality but heralded by others as a modern-day classic, Sympathy for the Devil is a terrifying, intoxicating journey through the violence, madness, and insane beauty of battle. It traces the story of a hardened Green Beret named Hanson, a college student who goes to war with a book of Yeats's poetry in his pocket and discovers the savagery within himself.

In this extraordinary novel, we follow Hanson through two tours of duty and a bitter attempt to...  read more »

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

The Take

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The Take - 2018

by Christopher Reich

Summary:
From New York Times bestselling author Christopher Reich, an international spy thriller featuring Simon Riske: one part James Bond, one part Jack Reacher
Riske is a freelance industrial spy who, despite his job title, lives a mostly quiet life above his auto garage in central London. He is hired to perform the odd job for a bank, an insurance company, or the British Secret Service, when he isn't expertly stealing a million-dollar watch off the wrist of a crooked Russian...  read more »

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

Tell Tale

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Tell Tale - 2017

by Jeffrey Archer

Summary: Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly-awaited, brand-new collection TELL TALE, giving us a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the people he has met, the stories he has come across and the countries he has visited during the past ten years. Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out Who Killed the Mayor? and the pretentious...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories • Thrillers

Tender Rebel

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Tender Rebel - 2011

by Johanna Lindsey

Summary: Scottish beauty Roslynn Chadwick needs the safety of marriage to protect her from an unscrupulous cousin and the fortune-hunting scoundrels who covet her wealth. And Anthony Malory is precisely the sort of handsome rogue she; s been warned against. A cunning, ruthless, yet irresistible rake, Anthony; s sensual blue eyes speak of pleasures beyond her imagining--and Roslynn dearly wishes she dared to surrender to such a man. Believing his passionate promises will surely lead to disaster. But...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Tenth Circle

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The Tenth Circle - 2006

by Jodi Picoult

Summary: Jodi Picoult, the New York Times bestselling author of Vanishing Acts, offers her most powerful chronicle yet of an American family with a story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child -- and the dangerous repercussions of trying to play the hero. Trixie Stone is fourteen years old and in love for the first time. She; s also the light of her father; s life -- a straight-A student; a freshman in high school who is pretty and popular; a girl who; s always looked up to Daniel...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

This Could Hurt

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This Could Hurt - 2018

by Jillian Medoff

Summary: "Periodically a writer captures the pattern of comedy and tragedy that peppers office life like alternating colors of carpet squares. . . . As smart as Medoff's critique of corporate inanity is, it's tempered by compassion for these people, who are ultimately tender with each other, too. . . . Medoff finds plenty of hurt-but strains of hope, too."
-Ron Charles, The Washington Post
A razor-sharp and deeply felt novel that illuminates the pivotal role of work in our lives-a riveting...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

This Fallen Prey: A Rockton Novel

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This Fallen Prey: A Rockton Novel - 2018

by Kelley Armstrong

Summary: In This Fallen Prey, the next installment of New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong's thriller series, Casey Duncan is about to face her toughest job as police detective in Rockton yet.
When Casey first arrived at the off-the-grid town, an isolated community built as a haven for people running from their pasts, she had no idea what to expect, with no cell phones, no internet, no mail, and no way of getting in or out without the town council's approval. She certainly didn't expect...  read more »

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

This Heart of Mine

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This Heart of Mine - 2009

by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips magic is vibrantly alive, and it; s on display in This Heart of Mine, the fifth book in her wildly popular Chicago Stars series! Molly Somerville loves her career as the creator of the Daphne the Bunny children; s book series, but the rest of her life could use some improvement. She has a reputation for trouble that started even before she gave away her fifteen-million-dollar inheritance. Then there; s her long-term crush on the...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Three Floors Up

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Three Floors Up - 2017

by Eshkol Nevo

Summary: Set in an upper-middle-class Tel Aviv apartment building, this best-selling and warmly acclaimed Israeli novel examines the interconnected lives of its residents, whose turmoils, secrets, unreliable confessions, and problematic decisions reveal a society in the midst of an identity crisis.

On the first floor, Arnon, a tormented retired officer who fought in the First Intifada, confesses to an army friend with a troubled military past how his obsession about his young daughter's safety...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Three Minutes to Midnight

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Three Minutes to Midnight - 2017

by A.j. Tata

Summary: "ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC . . . PULSE-POUNDING." —Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author on Foreign and Domestic One Army geologist is kidnapped—on U.S. soil. Two nuclear plants are attacked—in a matter of days. No American is safe—from the next, and final, wave of terror. Enter Jake Mahegan, a Delta Force veteran on the most important mission of his life. If he fails, our nation falls. The countdown is launched. The clock is ticking. Armageddon begins . . . Three...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Thursdays at Eight

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Thursdays at Eight - 2017

by Debbie Macomber

Summary: A time to think about lives lived, choices made. A time for friends... Every week, four women have an unmissable appointment in their calendars: they meet for breakfast. Clare has just been through a devastating divorce. She; s driven by anger and revenge—until she learns something that forces her to question her own actions and to look deep inside for the person she used to be. Elizabeth is a successful professional. A widow, she; s determined not to waste another second of her life. And...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Tiger; s Prey

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The Tiger; s Prey - 2017

by Wilbur Smith

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of Desert God and Pharaoh adds another chapter to his popular historical saga featuring the seafaring Tom Courtney, the hero of Monsoon and Blue Horizon, with this magnificent swashbuckling saga set in the eighteenth century and packed with action, violence, romance, and rousing adventure. Tom Courtney, one of four sons of master mariner Sir Hal Courtney, once again sets sail on a treacherous journey that will take him across the vast reaches of the ocean...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

A Time of Love and Tartan

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A Time of Love and Tartan - 2018

by Alexander McCall Smith

Summary: The latest installment of Alexander McCall Smith's perennially popular and irresistibly charming 44 Scotland Street series.

When Pat accepts her narcissistic ex-boyfriend Bruce's invitation for coffee, she has no idea of the complications in her romantic and professional life that will follow. Meanwhile, Matthew, her boss at the art gallery, attracts the attention of the police after a misunderstanding at the local bookstore.

Whether caused by small things such as a cup of coffee...  read more »

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

Time; s Up

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Time; s Up - 2015

by Janey Mack

Summary: "The most engaging new detective in a long time... Janey Mack; s debut novel is a stand-out." —Hy Conrad, author of Toured to Death The police academy gave her the boot—and she knows how to use it. All her life, Maisie McGrane dreamed of following in her father and older brothers; footsteps and joining the force. But when she; s expelled from the police academy, she; s reduced to taking a job as a meter maid. Now, instead of chasing down perps, she; s booting people; s cars and...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

To Kill a Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird - 1982

by Harper Lee

Summary: The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.

Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior - to innocence and experience,...  read more »

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

To Sir Phillip, With Love

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To Sir Phillip, With Love - 2003

by Julia Quinn

Summary: Sir Phillip knew that Eloise Bridgerton was a spinster, and so he'd proposed, figuring that she'd be homely and unassuming, and more than a little desperate for an offer of marriage. Except . . . she wasn't. The beautiful woman on his doorstep was anything but quiet, and when she stopped talking long enough to close her mouth, all he wanted to do was kiss her . . . and more.
Did he think she was mad? Eloise Bridgerton couldn't marry a man she had never met! But then she started thinking . ....  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

To the Stars Through Difficulties

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To the Stars Through Difficulties - 2017

by Romalyn Tilghman

Summary: Andrew Carnegie funded fifty-nine public libraries in Kansas in the early 20th century—but it was frontier women who organized waffle suppers, minstrel shows, and women; s baseball games to buy books to fill them. Now, a century later, Angelina returns to her father; s hometown of New Hope to complete her dissertation on the Carnegie libraries, just as Traci and Gayle arrive in town—Traci as an artist-in-residence at the renovated Carnegie Arts Center and Gayle as a refugee whose...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Toll for the Brave

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Toll for the Brave - 1984

by Jack Higgins

Summary: When Ellis returns from prison camp, he thinks he is safe, but he soon begins to realize that his former captors still have a nightmare grip on his mind, a realization that pushes him to the edge of insanity. Reissue. - Amazon

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Trespasser

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Trespasser - 2011

by Paul Doiron

Summary: In Paul Doiron; s riveting follow-up to his Edgar Award–nominated novel, The Poacher; s Son , Maine game warden Mike Bowditch; s quest to find a missing woman leads him through a forest of lies in search of a killer who may have gotten away with murder once before. While on patrol one foggy March evening, Bowditch receives a call for help. A woman has reportedly struck a deer on a lonely coast road. When the game warden arrives on the scene, he finds blood in the road—but both the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Trial

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Trial - 1976

by Franz Kafka

Summary: Narrates the experiences and reactions of a respectable bank functionary after his abrupt arrest on an undisclosed chargeA terrifying psychological trip into the life of one Joseph K., an ordinary man who wakes up one day to find himself accused of a crime he did not commit, a crime whose nature is never revealed to him. Once arrested, he is released, but must report to court on a regular basis--an event that proves maddening, as nothing is ever resolved. As he grows more uncertain of his fate,...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

The Trouble with Mistletoe: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel

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The Trouble with Mistletoe: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel - 2016

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: (A standalone Heartbreaker Bay novel)
If she has her way . . .
Willa Davis is wrangling puppies when Keane Winters stalks into her pet shop with frustration in his chocolate-brown eyes and a pink bedazzled cat carrier in his hand. He needs a kitty sitter, stat. But the last thing Willa needs is to rescue a guy who doesn't even remember her . . .
He'll get nothing but coal in his stocking.
Saddled with his great-aunt's Feline from Hell, Keane is desperate to leave her in someone...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Turkey Trot Murder

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Turkey Trot Murder - 2017

by Leslie Meier

Summary: It; s late autumn in Tinker; s Cove, Maine, and the last surviving flowers on Lucy Stone; s porch have fallen victim to the first frost of the season. But as the part-time reporter learns, this cold November morning will claim more than potted plants . . . Besides the annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Lucy expects the approaching holiday to be a relatively uneventful one—until she finds beautiful Alison Franklin dead and frozen in Blueberry Pond. No one knows much about Alison,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Tuscan Child

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The Tuscan Child - 2018

by Rhys Bowen

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father's hidden past to discover his secrets...
In 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German-occupied Tuscany. Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli. But the love that kindled between them was shaken by an irreversible betrayal.
Nearly thirty years later, Hugo's estranged...  read more »

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

Twelve Angry Librarians

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Twelve Angry Librarians - 2017

by Miranda James

Summary: The author of the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series is back with more Southern charm and beguiling mystery as Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must find a killer in a room full of librarians...
 
Charlie is stressed out. The Southern Academic Libraries Association is holding this year's annual meeting at Athena College. Since Charlie is the interim library director, he must deliver the welcome speech to all the visiting librarians. And as if that weren't bad enough,...  read more »

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

Twisted

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Twisted - 2014

by Emma Chase

Summary: In this heart-pounding follow-up to Tangled by New York Times bestseller Emma Chase, Kate reveals that there is trouble in paradise, when unexpected circumstances force her and Drew to "renegotiate" their relationship. Includes a bonus short story, Holy Frigging Matrimony! There are two kinds of people in the world. The ones who look first, and the ones who leap. I; ve always been more of a looker. Cautious. A planner. That changed after I met Drew Evans. He was so persistent. So sure of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Twisted

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Twisted - 2017

by Helen Hardt

Summary: Ryan Steel, his world recently upended by an earth-shattering secret, now faces yet another potential revelation surrounding the Steel family mystery. He no longer fully trusts his siblings or the woman he loves. He; s alone—alone and terrified and immersed in a conundrum that becomes more twisted each day. Ruby Lee loves Ryan and desperately wants to help him. She; ll do whatever she must to see him through this troubling time, but her own shrouded past still haunts her, and she; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Twisted Sword

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The Twisted Sword - 2008

by Winston Graham

Summary: 11th in the series

Cornwall 1815. Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons-and travel to Paris with his family, as an "observer" of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well with an exhilarating round of balls and parties. But the return of Napoleon brings separation, distrust, and danger to the Poldarks . . . and always for Demelza there is the shadow of the secret she does not even share with Ross. - Amazon

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

Two Girls Down

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Two Girls Down - 2018

by Louisa Luna

Summary: "Opening this book is like arming a bomb—the suspense is relentless and the payoff is spectacular. Lead character Alice Vega is sensational—I want to see lots more of her." —Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series "Sensational." Wall Street Journal "A must-read for fans of strong female protagonists.; — Booklist (starred review) As addictive, cinematic, and binge-worthy a narrative as The Wire and The Killing , Two Girls Down...  read more »

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

The Ugly Duckling

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The Ugly Duckling - 1997

by Iris Johansen

Summary: If fate suddenly made you more beautiful that you ever dreamed possible, would it be the beginning of a fairy tale, or your worst nightmare?

The brutal attack should have killed anybody, but Nell Calder did more than survive. She emerged a woman transformed, with an exquisite beauty found only in fairy tales. Nell Calder deserved a happy ending. Instead, her descent into terror has just begun.

Her attacker is still on the hunt, determined to finish what he's started. And Nell,...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Unbound

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Unbound - 2018

by Stuart Woods

Summary: Stone Barrington is pulled along for the ride when a friend pursues a perilous course of vengeance in the newest novel from #1 New York Times –bestselling author Stuart Woods. In the wake of a personal tragedy, former CIA operative Teddy Fay—now a successful Hollywood film producer known as Billy Barnett—takes a leave of absence to travel and grieve, and lands in Santa Fe in the company of his friends Stone Barrington and Ed Eagle. There, fate hands him an unexpected...  read more »

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

The Undomestic Goddess

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The Undomestic Goddess - 2007

by Sophie Kinsella

Summary: Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She's made a mistake so huge, it'll wreck any chance of a partnership. Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. Asking for directions at a big, beautiful house, she's mistaken for an interviewee and finds herself being offered a job as housekeeper. Her employers have no idea they've hired a lawyer-and Samantha has no idea how to work the oven. She...  read more »

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

The Waking Land

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The Waking Land - 2017

by Callie Bates

Summary: In the lush and magical tradition of Naomi Novik's award-winning Uprooted comes this riveting debut from brilliant young writer Callie Bates-whose boundless imagination places her among the finest authors of fantasy fiction, including Sarah J. Maas and Sabaa Tahir.

Lady Elanna is fiercely devoted to the king who raised her like a daughter. But when he dies under mysterious circumstances, Elanna is accused of his murder-and must flee for her life.

Returning to the homeland of...  read more »

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

The Wanted

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The Wanted - 2017

by Robert Crais

Summary: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Investigator Elvis Cole and his partner Joe Pike take on the deadliest case of their lives in the new masterpiece of suspense from #1 New York Times -bestselling author Robert Crais. It seemed like a simple case—before the bodies started piling up... When single-mother Devon Connor hires Elvis Cole, it; s because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she; s afraid he; s dealing drugs. But the truth is devastatingly different. With two others,...  read more »

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

Warleggan of Cornwall, 1792-1793

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Warleggan of Cornwall, 1792-1793 - 2016

by Winston Graham

Summary: The gripping fourth novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS.
When Ross Poldark plunges into a highly speculative mining venture, he risks not only his family's financial security but also his already-turbulent marriage. When his old flame Elizabeth Warleggan re-enters his life, Ross is tested like never before. But soon, his wife Demelza retaliates, becoming dangerously involved with a handsome Scottish cavalry officer of her own.
With...  read more »

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

The Waste Lands

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The Waste Lands - 2015

by Stephen King

Summary: Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The third volume in the #1 nationally bestselling Dark Tower Series, involving the enigmatic Roland (the last gunfighter) and his ongoing quest for the Dark Tower, is “Stephen King at his best” ( School Library Journal ). Several months have passed since The Drawing of the Three , and in The Waste Lands , Roland’s two new tet -mates have become trained gunslingers. Eddie Dean has given up heroin, and...  read more »

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

The Watcher in the Wall

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The Watcher in the Wall - 2016

by Owen Laukkanen

Summary: A heart-pounding new Stevens and Windermere thriller from the award-winning author of The Stolen Ones and The Professionals.
 
Kirk Stevens and Carla Windermere of the joint BCA-FBI violent crime task force have handled shocking cases before, but this one is different. Stevens's daughter, Andrea, is distraught over a classmate's suicide, but what the two investigators find is even more disturbing-an online suicide club of unhappy teenagers, presided over by an anonymous presence who...  read more »

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

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle - 2006

by Shirley Jackson

Summary: Merricat Blackwood lives on the family estate with her sister Constance and her uncle Julian. Not long ago there were seven Blackwoods—until a fatal dose of arsenic found its way into the sugar bowl one terrible night. Acquitted of the murders, Constance has returned home, where Merricat protects her from the curiousity and hostility of the villagers. Their days pass in happy isolation until cousin Charles appears. Only Merricat can see the danger, and she must act swiftly to keep Constance from his grasp.

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

Welcome to Serenity

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Welcome to Serenity - 2008

by Sherryl Woods

Summary: Welcome to Serenity by Sherryl Woods released on Dec 01, 2008 is available now for purchase.Welcome to Serenity by Sherryl Woods released on Dec 01, 2008 is available now for purchase. - Amazon

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

What Girls Are Made of

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What Girls Are Made of - 2017

by Elana K. Arnold

Summary: A 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist

When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll do anything for the boy she loves, to prove she's worthy of him. But when he breaks up with her, Nina is lost. What is she if not a girlfriend? What is she made of? Broken-hearted, Nina tries to figure out what the conditions of love are.

"Finally, finally, a book that is fully girl, with all...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

When He Was Wicked

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When He Was Wicked - 2004

by Julia Quinn

Summary: In every life there is a turning point.
A moment so tremendous, so sharp and breathtaking, that one knows one's life will never be the same. For Michael Stirling, London's most infamous rake, that moment came the first time he laid eyes on Francesca Bridgerton.
After a lifetime of chasing women, of smiling slyly as they chased him, of allowing himself to be caught but never permitting his heart to become engaged, he took one look at Francesca Bridgerton and fell so fast and hard into love...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

White Houses

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White Houses - 2018

by Amy Bloom

Summary: For readers of The Paris Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue comes a love story inspired by "one of the most intriguing relationships in history"*-between Eleanor Roosevelt and "first friend" Lorena Hickok.

Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign. Having grown up worse than poor in South Dakota and reinvented herself as the most prominent woman reporter in America, "Hick," as she's known to her friends and...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Wife Between Us

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The Wife Between Us - 2018

by Greer Hendricks

Summary: The instant New York Times Bestseller! "A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" — New York Times Book Review "Buckle up, becuase you won; t be able to put this one down." — Glamour "Jaw dropping. Unforgettable. Shocking." — Publishers Weekly (starred review) "The best domestic suspense novel since Gone Girl ." — In Touch Weekly When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume she is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Wife Between Us

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The Wife Between Us - 2018

by Greer Hendricks

Summary: The instant New York Times Bestseller!

"A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" ―New York Times Book Review

"Buckle up, because you won't be able to put this one down." ―Glamour

"Jaw dropping. Unforgettable. Shocking." ―Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"The best domestic suspense novel since Gone Girl." ―In Touch Weekly
When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.
You will...  read more »

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

The Wife of Psychological Suspense

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The Wife of Psychological Suspense - 2018

by Alafair Burke

Summary: His Scandal
Her Secret
From New York Times bestselling author Alafair Burke, a stunning domestic thriller in the vein of Behind Closed Doors and The Woman in Cabin 10-in which a woman must make the impossible choice between defending her husband and saving herself.
When Angela met Jason Powell while catering a dinner party in East Hampton, she assumed their romance would be a short-lived fling, like so many relationships between locals and summer visitors. To her surprise, Jason, a...  read more »

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

Winter Wishes

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Winter Wishes - 2017

by Fern Michaels

Summary: This winter, let four tales of mistletoe magic and the spirit of the season cast a special glow as some of your favorite authors introduce stories of hope, happiness, and holiday hearts. CHRISTMAS KISSES Fern Michaels Starting over in a new town with a new job, Meredith thinks buying Noah; s grandmother; s house will be a simple business deal. But neighborly Noah is determined to make Meredith feel at home—and as the holiday season works its magic, he; s suddenly hoping that she; ll find...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

Winter

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Winter - 2018

by Ali Smith

Summary: The second novel in the Man Booker Prize-nominated author's Seasonal cycle; the much-anticipated follow-up to Autumn (a New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Financial Times, The Guardian, Southern Living, and Kirkus Reviews best book of the year).
 
Winter. Bleak. Frosty wind, earth as iron, water as stone, so the old song goes. And now Art's mother is seeing things. Come to think of it, Art's seeing things himself.
 
When four people, strangers and family, converge on a...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The Woman in the Camphor Trunk

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The Woman in the Camphor Trunk - 2017

by Jennifer Kincheloe

Summary: In early-1900s Los Angeles— an era of courting, ragtime, suffragettes, and widespread corruption— a socialite turned police matron tracks down the murderer of a white woman in Chinatown, while trying to prevent the outbreak of a bloody tong war. Los Angeles, 1908. In Chinatown, the most dangerous beat in Los Angeles, police matron Anna Blanc and her former sweetheart, Detective Joe Singer, discover the body of a white missionary woman, stuffed in a trunk in the apartment of her...  read more »

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

The Woman in the Window

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The Woman in the Window - 2018

by A. J. Finn

Summary: "Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing." —Gillian Flynn "Unputdownable." —Stephen King "A dark, twisty confection." — Ruth Ware "Absolutely gripping." — Louise Penny For readers of Gillian Flynn and Tana French comes one of the decade; s most anticipated debuts, to be published in thirty-six languages around the world and already in development as a major film from Fox: a twisty, powerful Hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a...  read more »

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

Wraith Squadron

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Wraith Squadron - 1998

by Aaron Allston

Summary: They are the galaxy's most elite fighting force. And as the battle against the Empire rages, the X-wing fighters risk life and machine to protect the Rebel Alliance. Now they must go on a daring undercover mission--as the crew of an Imperial warship.

It is Wedge Antilles' boldest creation: a covert-action unit of X-wing fighters, its pilots drawn from the dregs of other units, castoffs and rejects given one last chance. But before the new pilots can complete their training, the...  read more »

Genre: Children's Books

The Wrong Billionaire; s Bed

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The Wrong Billionaire; s Bed - 2013

by Jessica Clare

Summary: The Billionaire Boys Club is a secret society of six men who have vowed success—at any cost. Not all of them are old money, but all of them are incredibly wealthy. They; re just not always as successful when it comes to love...   Audrey Petty; s always been the responsible one. The good twin.  Successful, dependable, and trustworthy—that; s Audrey. She; d be the perfect girlfriend for her childhood crush, billionaire Cade Archer...except that she; s pretty sure she; s not even on...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance
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