11th Hour (The Women’s Murder Club)
By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
Investigating the murder of a millionaire who was killed with a weapon linked to the deaths of four San Francisco crimes, pregnant detective Lindsay Boxer is horrified to realize that the killer could be among her closest friends.
Aerogrammes: And Other Stories
By Tania James
The author of Atlas of Unknownspresents a collection of stories that explores the yearning and dislocation of characters from various world regions, including a gifted Indian dance instructor who falls victim to her insecurities, and a widower who travels Kentucky highways to bury roadkills.
All Women and Springtime
By Brandon Jones
Having grown up in a North Korean forced-labor camp, mathematical genius Gi and her friend Il-Sun escape to South Korea, only to be forced into the sex-worker industry there and in the United States; a harsh environment from which Gi retreats by entering her mind’s realm of numbers and calculations.
By Greg Rucka
A new series by the Eisner Award-winning author of the Tara Chace books introduces retired Delta Force operator Jad Bell who scrambles to respond to a threat that escalates from rumors of a dirty bomb to an impossible hostage situation masterminded by a highly trained villain.
August and Then Some
By David Prete
The relationship between members of a dysfunctional family are explored when JT, his little sister and his best friend attempt to steal his father’s 1965 Shelby Cobra.
Beach House Memories
By Mary Alice Monroe
A tale exploring themes of class, women’s rights and domestic abuse in the 1970s American South shares the story of The Beach House’s Lovie Rutledge, who reflects on a summer during which a beach vacation to escape her unfaithful, disdainful husband culminates in a fateful romance with a handsome biologist.
A Blaze of Glory: A Novel of the Battle of Shiloh
By Jeff Shaara
Drawing on meticulous research and told from the perspectives of characters on both sides, a story inspired by the pivotal Civil War battle recreates the April 1862 surprise attack by Confederate forces on the Union Army.
Calling Invisible Women
By Jeanne Ray
Feeling unattractive and unappreciated as she enters her 50s, wife and mother Clover wakes up one morning and discovers that she actually has become invisible, a condition that goes unnoticed by her family.
The Chemistry of Tears
By Peter Carey
Forced to hide her grief when her married lover dies unexpectedly, museum curator Catherine Gehrig works in solitude to restore a 19th-century automaton and finds comfort in the journals of its adventurous commissioner.
Cliff Walk (Liam Mulligan)
By Bruce DeSilva
A follow-up to the Edgar Award-winning Rogue Island finds old-school investigative reporter Liam Mulligan tracking a series of murders along Newport’s famous Cliff Walk that he links to Rhode Island’s thriving prostitution business, a life-threatening case that tests his friendships, faith and sense of morality.
The Columbus Affair
By Steve Berry
When his beloved daughter falls in the clutches of a ruthless zealot, disgraced journalist Tom Sagan risks everything to embark on a perilous quest from Florida through Prague to Jamaica in search of an invaluable historic treasure.
The Cottage at Glass Beach
By Heather Barbieri
Humiliated by her husband’s infidelity, 40-year-old Nora Keane, married to the youngest attorney general in Massachusetts, takes refuge with her maternal aunt on Burke’s Island off the coast of Maine, where she finally finds the courage to take charge of her own life.
By Richard Pierce
Compelled by mysteries surrounding the 1912 death of Terra Nova explorer Captain Scott, secretive artist Birdie Bowers collapses on her way to view relics from Scott’s tent and is rescued by bored computer expert Adam, who falls deeply in love with her and agrees to join a precarious trek to the Antarctic.
By D. J. Taylor
As Derby Day quickly approaches, expectations for lead horse Tiberius run high, but will the expected outcome come about on this important day of recreation and leisure in Victorian England?
A Dog’s Journey
By W. Bruce Cameron
Believing that he has achieved his purpose throughout several eventful lives, Buddy the dog is drawn to a vibrant but troubled teen who he struggles to help when they are separated.
The Emerald Storm (Ethan Gage)
By William Dietrich
While in the Caribbean, swashbuckling hero Ethan Gage and his new wife, Astiza, head out on a desperate search to find the Lost Treasure of Montezuma, which plunges them into the center of a bloody struggle for freedom when St. Dominique’s black slaves take up arms against their white masters.
By Larry Bond
Ordered to participate in a SEAL mission to extract two nationals who possess sensitive information on Iran’s nuclear weapons program, submariner Jerry Mitchell is forced to abandon his minisub in the face of a brutal attack that forces him to plan a desperate sea escape.
Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale
By Lynda Rutledge
A debut novel set in the American South explores themes of second chances and follows the heyday that ensues when a wealthy and reclusive woman holds a garage sale on the last day of the millennium, sparking curiosity and protectiveness throughout her Texas community.
The Family Corleone
By Ed Falco
A prequel to The Godfather, inspired by a screenplay by Mario Puzo, continues the saga of the Corleone family during the Great Depression, when Vito hides the truth of his occupation from his children and engages in violent measures to secure his family’s fortunes at the end of the Prohibition Era.
The First Warm Evening of the Year
By Jamie M. Saul
When Laura, who was once his closest friend, names him the executor of her estate, Geoffrey Tremont arrives in the small town of Shady Grove, New York, to get to know the people who were most influential in Laura’s life and the more he learns about the woman he once knew, the more he discovers about himself.
The Gift of Fire/On the Head of a Pin: Two Short Novels from Crosstown to Oblivion
By Walter Mosley
A single-volume compendium, published in a flip-over format, includes The Gift of Fire, in which champion of humankind Prometheus emerges in present-day Los Angeles; and On the Head of a Pin, in which breakthroughs in advanced animatronics leads to a reality-shattering discovery.
Guilt by Degrees
By Marcia Clark
A follow-up to the best-selling Guilt by Associationfinds Los Angeles District Attorney Rachel Knight teaming up with Detective Bailey Keller to investigate the murder of a homeless man whose death is shockingly connected to the brutal death of an LAPD police officer.
Hard Country (Kevin Kerney)
By Michael McGarrity
Trying to cope with the death of his wife in childbirth at the end of the 19th century, John Kerney gives up his Texas ranch to pursue the outlaws responsible for his brother’s murder and participates in nearly half a century of turbulent history in Mexico Territory.
Helen Keller in Love
By Rosie Sultan
A tale inspired by a little-known romance between the famous blind and deaf Radcliffe graduate and her private secretary, Peter Fagan, takes place in Keller’s 30s when, in the wake of Annie Sullivan’s diagnosis of tuberculosis, Keller’s plans to marry are thwarted by her disapproving family.
By Toni Morrison
The Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Sula presents the story of embittered Korean War veteran Frank Money, who battles trauma and racism to rescue his medically-abused sister and work through identity-shattering memories.
I Am Forbidden
By Anouk Markovits
A novel spanning four generations and crosses the globe, from pre-World War II Transylvania to contemporary New York, looks at the cause and effect of both belief and non-belief within the Jewish religion, in a tale that focuses especially on the relationship of two sisters within a Hasidic sect.
In One Person
By John Irving
A tale inspired by the U.S. AIDS epidemic in the 1980s follows the experiences of individuals torn by devastating losses and political upheavals, whose perspectives on tolerance and love are also irrevocably shaped by awareness of what might have been.
In the Kingdom of Men
By Kim Barnes
The Pulitzer Prize finalist author of In the Wilderness traces the experiences of an impoverished 1960s Oklahoma native who follows her husband to exotic Saudi Arabia, where the death of a young Bedouin woman causes her to question the decadence and corruption of her new home.
The Inquisitor’s Key (Body Farm)
By Jefferson Bass
While helping excavate a newly discovered chamber beneath the Palace of the Popes in Avignon, France, Miranda Lovelady, Dr. Bill Brockton’s protégé, makes a discovery that triggers a deadly tug of war between the anthropologists, the Vatican, and a maniacal religious zealot.
By Joseph Kanon
In Istanbul in 1945, American undercover agent Leon Bauer’s attempt to save a life leads to a desperate manhunt, a game of shifting loyalties, and an unexpected love affair.
The Kissing List
By Stephanie Reents
A collection of interlocking stories follows a group of four young women – from a year abroad at Oxford to the start of their adult lives in New York – as they experience all life has to offer.
A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar
By Suzanne Joinson
In 1923, devout Eva English and her not-so-religious sister Lizzie embark on a journey to be missionaries in the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar.
Last Call for the Living
By Peter Farris
Taken hostage by a desperate bank robber who has betrayed his Aryan Brotherhood associates, young teller Charlie Colquitt is caught in a deadly crossfire between a pair of ruthless Brotherhood soldiers, an FBI special agent, and a hard-drinking sheriff.
The Last Man
By Peter T. Deutermann
When his Israeli girlfriend goes missing after offering a theory about the hunting fortress of Masada, an American nuclear engineer travels deep into the Judean desert and makes an astonishing discovery that causes him to be targeted by rogue members of Israeli intelligence.
By Bruce Holbert
A retired former lawman confronts his own dark past when he joins the hunt for a serial killer who has been leaving the bodies of Native Americans strewn around three counties, each one of them turned into an elaborate, macabre carving.
The Lower River
By Paul Theroux
Idealizing the four years he spent in Malawi with the Peace Corps, Ellis Hock is abruptly divorced by his wife and decides to return to Africa, only to find the region devastatingly transformed by poverty and apathy.
Master and God
By Lindsey Davis
A tale inspired by the life of first-century Roman emperor Domitian unites reluctant Praetorian Guard Gaius Vinius and imperial court stylist Flavia Lucilla in the wake of a devastating fire and the emperor’s descent into mental illness and brutality.
The Master’s Muse
By Varley O’Connor
An account of the marriage between American ballet master George Balanchine and Tanaquil Le Clercq describes the sudden paralyzing illness that ended Tanny’s dancing career, the rehabilitation that deepened their relationship and the ways in which Balanchine’s return to ballet tested their marriage.
By Nell Freudenberger
Leaving her home in Bangladesh to marry a New Yorker who wooed her online, Amina finds the marriage challenged by secrets and her struggles to find a place for herself in America.
Objects of My Affection
By Jill Smolinski
Attempting to start over after a failed relationship and her son’s entry into drug rehab, a struggling Lucy Bloom tackles an unexpectedly challenging job clearing the cluttered home of a reclusive artist and hoarder who hides an astonishing secret.
Our Lady of Alice Bhatti
By Mohammed Hanif
Following her healer father’s footsteps to become a junior nurse in a Karachi hospital, Alice taps inherent talents to bring relief to suffering patients, but is hampered by a bureaucratic caste system, prejudice against her Christian faith and her husband’s affiliation with a dangerous police squad.
The Reverend’s Wife (Reverend Curtis Black)
By Kimberla Lawson Roby
Maintaining a cordial relationship with the unfaithful Charlotte while planning a divorce when their son graduates from school, the Reverend Curtis Black resists his wife’s efforts to reconcile and considers a proposition by a woman who desperately wants to marry him.
The Road to Grace (The Walk)
By Richard Paul Evans
Shattered by the sudden loss of his wife, home and business, once-successful advertising executive Alan Christoffersen embarks on a cross-country backpacking journey during which he meets people who help him gain profound spiritual understandings.
The Sins of the Father
By Jeffrey Archer
A second installment in a planned five-part series that began with Only Time Will Tellfinds Harry despairing of a marriage to Emma and joining the Merchant Navy before assuming the identity of a fallen American soldier whose past proves even more turbulent than Harry’s own.
By Bethenny Frankel
A tale by the natural foods chef and star of the reality-TV series Bethenny Ever After… is loosely based on the author’s early adulthood and follows the experiences of a struggling actress and outspoken businesswoman whose ambitions lead her through several high-profile relationships.
A Small Fortune
By Rosie Dastgir
Resolving to give away a divorce settlement to his most deserving relative, devout Muslim Harris, the presumed head of a large extended family in England and Pakistan, rashly bequeaths his fortune to a prosperous cousin, complicating a difficult web of familial debt and obligation.
So Far Away
By Meg Mitchell Moore
Desperate to escape her parents’ ugly divorce and a former best friend’s vicious cyber-bullying, 13-year-old Natalie forms a bond with widowed librarian Kathleen over the diary of an early 20th-century Boston maid.
The Solitary House
By Lynn Shepherd
Summoned to the offices of Victorian London’s most powerful and dangerous solicitors, disgraced police officer turned independent detective Charles Maddox turns to his famous but aging investigator uncle to identify who has been sending threatening letters to a client.
By Tinsley Mortimer
Leaving her small home town in Charleston for a public relations job in New York, Minty Davenport charms the city’s elite with her Southern-girl vivacity, and unexpectedly rises in celebrity in the months leading up to Fashion Week, while winning the heart of a famous bachelor, a promising start that is compromised by vicious rumors.
By Brian Freeman
Barron, a town backed by a corporation, and St. Croix, a neighboring town that suffers from the corporation’s pollution, become locked in a feud, the daughter of the head of the corporation is found dead and a St. Croix girl, Olivia Hawk, is accused of the crime. Now Olivia’s father must come to her aid, if he can get past the dark secrets of both downs and a murderous psychopath known only as Aquarius.
Stolen Prey (Prey Series)
By John Sandford
When the brutal killing of a family in a small Minnesota town reveals unsettling similarities to drug-retribution crimes, baffled BCI officer Lucas Davenport is shocked by findings that lead him into the darkest case of his career.
By Michael Olson
Investigating the sudden death of a gifted young woman, elite RedRook Security hacker James Pryce experiences an unexpected resurgence of his passions when the love of his life, Blythe, hires him to investigate the disappearance of her billionaire multimedia artist brother into a high-stakes virtual reality landscape.
By Jan Wallentin
When a Swedish cave diver discovers a dead body wearing an ancient ankh, religious symbol expert Don Titelman is wrongly accused of the cave diver’s subsequent murder, which reveals surprising ties to the 1897 Arctic crash of Nils Strindberg’s hydrogen balloon and the gruesome 1942 experiments on concentration camp victims.
They Eat Puppies, Don’t They?
By Christopher Buckley
Starting a rumor about an assassination plot targeting the Dalai Lama as part of an effort to gain support for a secret weapons system, lobbyist Bird McIntyre and neo-con Angel Templeton provoke Washington crises that bring the United States and China to the brink of war.
By Jo Baker
An American debut by a popular U.K. author presents a multigenerational saga that follows the experiences of four family members including a young factory worker who leaves to fight in World War I and his champion cyclist son who make important contributions on D-Day.
By Jon Steele
Memory-challenged British private eye Jay Harper investigates a series of murders that may be the handiwork of a gang of international killers – or fallen angels.
The Water Children
By Anne Berry
Berry weaves the stories of four individuals whose lives are irrevocably shaped by the pull of spirits of the water; from Owen, who believes his younger sister was stolen by merfolk in childhood, to abused orphan Naomi, who escapes into the ocean while harboring a powerful secret.
By Alex Adams
Performing menial duties at an animal testing laboratory to pay her way through college, 30-year-old Zoe discovers that she is pregnant at the same time the world is shattered by an apocalyptic viral outbreak that wipes out everyone she loves and genetically mutates humanity’s survivors.
By Melanie Gideon
Baring her soul in an anonymous survey for a marital happiness study, Alice catalogues her stale marriage, unsatisfying and unfavorable prospects, and begins to question virtually every aspect of her life.
The Year of the Gadfly
By Jennifer Miller
A budding teen journalist and her enigmatic science teacher separately work to locate and infiltrate a secret society that threatens their elite prep school with a shady tragedy from the past, an event that challenges the student’s allegiances.