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Even as Isabel Dalhousie tries to convince little Charlie that his new baby brother is a reason for joy, she's approached by matchmaker Rosemary Hipple, who's regretting a match she proposed between a cosmetic surgeon and a banker after hearing rumors about the former.
Following Tail Gait
and Tall Tail,
the beloved Mrs. Murphy series continues with this contemporary mystery involving wild animal poaching, set against a historical narrative that takes place in America’s post-revolutionary past.
When a revered children's book author dies accidentally and leaves everything to his trusted assistant, the assistant reflects on their long bond and the complicated aspects of her late employer's life and final wishes. By the National Book Award-winning author of Three Junes
In this powerful standalone novel from one of America’s most beloved authors, a woman who’s forced to start her life anew embarks on the most courageous journey of all—to a place where she learns what love and trust really mean.
Under the tutelage of Stone Barrington, Herbie Fisher has transformed from a bumbling sad sack into a capable man about town and the youngest partner at the white shoe law firm Woodman & Weld. Now all of his training will be put to the test as he finds himself embroiled in his most daring adventure to date.
Get swept away to the dazzling Caribbean and the romance of Regency London in this witty and sensual follow-up to Stormy Persuasion.
Returning to England after her steamy adventure in the Caribbean with smuggler Nathan Tremayne, Jacqueline Malory refuses to divulge to her family what exactly happened while on board his ship. Yet no one can deny that she clearly still has passionate feelings for the swashbuckling pirate. And no one expects that he will arrive in London to pursue her again—or that her father, James, plans on settling an old score with the pirate who orchestrated his daughter’s kidnapping.
Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them; a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for—all in one long summer on Camino Island
Newly minted chief resident at Boston Memorial Hospital Noah Rothauser is swamped in his new position, from managing the surgical schedules to dealing with the fallouts from patient deaths. Known for its medical advances, the famed teaching hospital has fitted several ORs as “hybrid operating rooms of the future”—an improvement that seems positive until an anesthesia error during a routine procedure results in the death of an otherwise healthy man. Noah suspects Dr. William Mason, an egotistical, world-class surgeon, of an error during the operation and of tampering with the patient’s record afterward. But Mason is quick to blame anesthesiologist, Dr. Ava London.
After marrying the charming British army surgeon she meets on the battlefields of World War I, where she serves as an ambulance driver, New Yorker Virginia Fortescue finds her marriage undermined by her husband's secrets. Soon widowed and needing to settle the estate, she travels to Cocoa Beach, FL, which seems lovely only on the surface.
Rawhide-tough Bodine Longbow, who runs the family ranch in Montana, always thought the aunt who ran off before her birth was dead. But when two women are found murdered, and then Aunt Alice herself reappears with a fantastical story, Bodine realizes that something really bad is lurking in the mountains. That's when she decides to trust recent hire Callen Skinner.
A former star athlete turned coroner’s investigator is drawn into a brutal, complicated murder in this psychological thriller from a father-son writing team that delivers “brilliant, page-turning fiction.”
Here's the second in a New York Times
best-selling series starring an offbeat romantic team that includes smarty-pants financial analyst Riley Moon and rich but socially maladapted Emerson Knight.
From the bestselling author of Leaving Berlin
and The Good German
comes a thrilling and richly imagined novel focused on three weeks in the lives of a select group of defected American spies in Moscow during the height of the Cold War.
Set in 1876, at the height of the frantic competition among paleontologists seeking dinosaur fossils in the American West, this newly discovered novel from the late Crichton features an ultra-entitled Yalie's fateful decision to join an expedition.
In this second book in the "Dragons Rising" trilogy, set in the Dark-Hunters universe that has pushed Kenyon to the top of the New York Times
best sellers list many, many times, the dragon Falcyn hates Greeks for having destroyed all that he loved. Now the god Apollo is sending an army of demons to destroy the people of his granddaughter, Medea, who is not content to sit back idly. Testy Falcyn has a weapon that could save them all.
As Clara Solberg mourns the loss of her husband in a car crash from which four-year-old daughter Maisie miraculously escaped unharmed, Maisie starts having night terrors suggesting that this crash was no accident. From the author who started off big with The Good Girl
Exposed - Lisa Scottoline
Mary DiNunzio wants to represent her old friend Simon Pensiera, a sales rep who was wrongly fired by his company, but her partner Bennie Rosato represents the parent company. When she confronts Mary, explaining this is a conflict of interest, an epic battle of wills and legal strategy between the two ensues—ripping the law firm apart, forcing everyone to take sides and turning friend against friend.
The New York Times
bestselling author of The Forgotten Room
and Deep Storm
is back with a new thriller featuring Jeremy Logan, the renowned investigator of the supernatural and fantastic, as he follows the trail of a killer who cannot exist.
The next installment in the #1 New York Times
bestselling Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series.
Winner of the Los Angeles Times
Book Prize and the Costa Novel Award, Tóibín has also been thrice short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, including for The Testament of Mary
, an incandescent little novel about a woman who doesn't believe that her child was the Son of God. Here he retells the story of quite a different kind of woman, the tempestuous Clytemnestra.
Daniel Silva delivers another spellbinding thriller—the seventeenth novel in his acclaimed Gabriel Allon series.
Trouble always seems to find Stone Barrington, but with his debonair charm, unflappable composure, and cunning foresight, he always gets his man (and his lady....).
The New York Times
best-selling Trigiani tells the story of the Philadelphia-based Palazzinis, whose three sons return home with medals from World War II. Their orphaned cousin Nicky also comes home to live with the family, as he had since boyhood, and makes a sudden decision that changes everyone's life
Native Aleut private investigator Kate Shugak finds her and her trusty half-wolf, half-husky dog Mutt in trouble in the Alaskan wilds when they both wind up shot.
Lockdown - Laurie R. King
In King's first contemporary stand-alone suspense in over a decade, it's Career Day at Guadalupe Middle School, a concept initiated by new principal Linda McDonald in an effort to fight truancy and gang violence. But someone is looking for revenge, and a classroom is held hostage
A San Diego serial killer tauntingly leaves behind souvenirs of nationwide unsolved serial murder cases, so the FBI again turns to freelance agent Kendra Michaels. She so distrusts its investigative team that she calls on her own out-of-bounds guys with guns.
Making her way through a manuscript from cantankerous but hugely popular crime writer Alan Conway, put-upon editor Susan Ryeland senses an undercurrent suggesting a real-life case of murder.
Following 2014's New York Times best-selling anthology FaceOff
, this new anthology pairs top male and female writers for 11 distinctive stories. Included, for instance, is "Faking a Murderer," by Kathy Reichs and editor Child and featuring their beloved characters Temperance Brennan and Jack Reacher, respectively.
Five of the seven stories in Murakami's new collection, focusing on men who find themselves alone, have stirred interest by appearing in The New Yorker
Beloved best seller Perrotta again digs wisely and gleefully into our social upsets with the story of quiet 46-year-old divorcée Eve Fletcher, who dutifully runs the local senior center and takes community college courses. After her only child heads off to college, she receives an anonymous text that says, "U R my MILF!" That draws her to a porn website called MILFateria.com , and soon she's entertaining the possibility of romance. Meanwhile, her son's privileged-white-guy retrosexism isn't playing out well at college.
In New York, a serial killer called the Dealer leaves behind a playing card hinting at his next victim. Eye-catching cop Elizabeth Needham works with Professor Dylan Reinhart to shut down this card game.
New Boy - Tracy Chevalier
Arriving at his fifth school in as many years, diplomat’s son Osei Kokote knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day – so he’s lucky to hit it off with Dee, the most popular girl in school. But one student can’t stand to witness this budding relationship: Ian decides to destroy the friendship between the black boy and the golden girl. By the end of the day, the school and its key players – teachers and pupils alike – will never be the same again.
That advanced aircraft that seems to have evaporated over the Pacific? It's a big headache for NUMA crew leaders Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala because it's carrying material from outer space that must be stored at a temperature near absolute zero. And if it melts? Apocalypse now.
An all new Royal Spyness mystery featuring Lady Georgiana Rannoch, 35th in line to the British throne from New York Times
bestselling author Rhys Bowen.
Investigator Cassie Dewell is now jobless, the plan she set up for the Bakken County, ND, sheriff's department to ensnare a serial killer having badly derailed. So when a troubled boy she's been helping disappears, Cassie has the time and the impetus to search for him.
A debut novel by the best-selling memoirist of Don't Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight
follows the experiences of two Native American cousins who become estranged by their different approaches to fighting cultural injustice and whose lives are disrupted by prison, parenthood and violence.
Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians
and China Rich Girlfriend
, is back with an uproarious new novel of a family riven by fortune, an ex-wife driven psychotic with jealousy, a battle royal fought through couture gown sabotage, and the heir to one of Asia's greatest fortunes locked out of his inheritance.
Jason Bourne is in trouble. When a cyberoperation to steal the U.S. president's nuclear launch codes is discovered, Washington bigwigs believe Bourne has committed treason, as he was trusted by the Russian general who conceived the attack.
Nancy Thayer returns to the shores of Nantucket, where an independent young librarian discovers her summer neighbors’ secrets—and the secrets of her own heart.
Sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats, this new novel will feature Brown's signature combination of steamy romance and jaw-dropping plot twists.
Can't get enough of Gabaldon's time-traveling "Outlander" universe? Here are seven stories featuring a range of key characters, from Lord John Grey to a 19-year-old Jamie Fraser hanging out with friend and future brother-in-law Ian Murray. Two of the stories have never been published, and the remaining stories have appeared as ebook originals and in various print anthologies but have never been grouped together.
After his onetime girlfriend's death, former Navy SEAL Peter "Grunge" Greene gets custody of their daughter, Maddie, who goes teenage crazy and runs away from their new home in San Diego. Single mom and romance writer Shayla Whitman is there to help.
Take Out - Margaret Maron
A debut entry in a spin-off series by the best-selling author of the long-running Deborah Knott mysteries focuses on NYPD Detective Sigrid Harald. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Three Day Town
Sometime during the cataclysmic breakup of Yugoslavia, an entire camp full of Romani refugees vanished. Was there a massacre? Burned-out Bill ten Boom accepts this one last assignment to find out.
One rain-swept night, Cass takes a shortcut home and sees a woman sitting in a car. Later, the woman is reported killed, and Cass feels so guilty for not stopping that she's suffering from memory lapses. Then there are those silent phone calls. From the author of last year's New York Times
best-selling Behind Closed Doors
Set in nineteenth-century
England, The Duchess
is an engrossing new novel from the incomparable Danielle Steel, whose many #1 New York Times
bestselling tales have made her one of America’s most beloved storytellers.
In this latest from New York Times
best-selling author Winslow, who scooped up Los Angeles Times
Book Prize and New York Times
Critics' Pick credentials for his recent The Cartel
, NYPD detective sergeant Denny Malone is committed to fighting the good fight—except now he's dirty, too.
The beloved author of military historical fiction turns his masterly eye to the Korean War in this riveting novel, which tells the story of the Americans and Chinese who waged one of its deadliest campaigns: the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as Frozen Chosin.
Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind…
Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father — Pikeville's notorious defense attorney — devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night.
Mistress of the summertime novel, Hilderbrand here gives us identical twin sisters Tabitha and Harper Frost, separated by more than the salty Atlantic stretching between Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. But a family crisis compels them to overcome their mutual enmity.
From the New York Times
and internationally bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop
, an extraordinary new novel about self-discovery, second chances, and finding true love.
Ware handily established herself with two especially intense novels, In a Dark, Dark Wood
and The Woman in Cabin 10
, both New York Times
best sellers and LibraryReads picks. Her third novel features Isa Wilde, who's walking along a tidal estuary in the little town of Salten when her dog leaps into the waves and retrieves a human bone. The resultant trauma undoes the personal history of Isa and her friends, who gather to reassure her.
Disfigured from a war injury incurred during an operation she barely remembers, a woman veteran of the war in Afghanistan embarks on an obsessive search for her missing daughter before forging a deep bond with a stray dog and discovering new perils beyond the combat zone. By the best-selling author of the Chet and Bernie mysteries.
From three-time Edgar Award winner and New York Times
bestseller T. Jefferson Parker, a stirring new thriller about a private investigator tasked with hunting down a returned soldier broken and made dangerous by his experiences at war.
Hired to defend a medical researcher accused of killing a colleague about to discover a cure for cancer, Paul Madriani learns that the victim violated ethical norms in his professional and personal lives.
When her accomplished and seemingly well-adjusted husband commits suicide, FBI agent Jane Hawk seeks to discover why he and a surprising number of others like him have chosen death over life. The first of two linked novels, with The Whispering Room
coming in January 2018.
Imagine a future of unparalleled convenience. A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn't even know you had. Most people are fine with that, but not Jacob and Megan Brandeis. New York writers whose livelihood is on the brink of extinction, Jacob and Megan are going undercover to dig up The Store's secrets in a book that could change the entire American way of life--or put an end to Jacob's. After a series of unsettling discoveries, Jacob and Megan's worst fears about The Store seem like just the beginning. With nothing escaping The Store's watchful eye, harboring a secret that could get him killed, Jacob has to find a way to publish his expose--before the truth dies with him.
The MacBook that Michael Tanner picked up accidentally at the TSA security line at LAX belongs to Sen. Susan Robbins, and it contains top secret files that have been uploaded illegally. Does he agree to return it? No, he does not, and that's where things get sticky.
Bianca Saint-Yves runs a big security agency, but her real job is to con money from thieves and return it to those from whom it has been stolen. Only her private secretary knows what she's up to, and she's beginning to fall for him.
From New York Times
bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb comes a finely wrought novel set in nineteenth-century West Virginia, based on the true story of one of the strangest murder trials in American history—the case of the Greenbrier Ghost.
When the instigators of an invisible coup assassinate the Secretary of State and target the president and vice president as part of a plan to take over the government and launch a full-scale war, Dewey Andreas is dispatched by the CIA to offer additional security only to find himself framed for the murders he would prevent.
In what's billed as a stand-alone, the creator of the hugely popular Temperance Brennan comes up with her first new protagonist since her 1997 debut. Sunday Night is the classic tough woman who won't look back, and she's just about got it licked when an exploding bomb leaves a girl missing. Sunnie is asked to find whether the girl is dead, kidnapped, or gone of her own accord, and she agrees because it might help her work out her own past.
As a storm rages across the Mediterranean Sea, a terrifying distress call is made to the Italian Coast Guard. Days later, a body washes ashore. Identified as a high value terrorism suspect (who had disappeared three years prior), his name sends panic through the Central Intelligence Agency. Where was he headed? What was he planning? And could he be connected to the “spectacular attack” they have been fearing all summer? In a race against time, the CIA taps an unorthodox source to get answers: Navy SEAL turned covert counterterrorism operative, Scot Harvath. Hired on a black contract, Harvath will provide the deniability the United States needs, while he breaks every rule along the way.
Of #1 New York Times
-bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR's Maureen Corrigan said, "Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters." With only one letter left, Grafton's many devoted readers will share that sentiment.
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In a fast-paced, brilliantly twisted novel of suspense from #1 New York Times
bestselling author Lisa Jackson, the deadly secrets of a long-ago summer stir to life once more.