12th of Never (Women’s Murder Club)
By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
A week after giving birth, Lindsay Boxer is investigating two cases: a grisly murder where the main suspect is an NFL player and an eccentric professor who thinks his dreams of a murder are real.
By Amit Majmudar
Pulled back into the Midwestern world of their Indian immigrant parents when their mother is taken ill, Mala sets about learning everything she can about her mother’s art of Indian cooking, while her brother Ronak tries to sell their experience as a book and a TV documentary, furthering the cultural divide.
The Afterlife of Emerson Tang
By Paula Champa
When his 1954 Beacon, a beloved car and piece of history, is compromised, New England scion Emerson Tang finds his life interconnected with several strangers through their mutual quest to reunite the Beacon’s body with its engine.
All That Is
By James Salter
Returning to America after World War II, former naval officer Philip Bowman finds a position as a book editor and loses himself in a world of intimate connections and surprising triumphs until he is betrayed by the woman he loves, which sets him on a course he could never have imagined for himself.
All the Light There Was
By Nancy Kricorian
After surviving the genocide in their homeland with many other Armenians, 14-year-old Maral Pegorian and her family arrive in Paris to start a new life, but she, her brother and her lover soon realize that the Nazi Occupation is not simply a temporary outrage to be endured.
All You Could Ask For
By Mike Greenberg
After being betrayed by the men they love, three women find their lives intertwining in unexpected ways, resulting in powerful friendships that can conquer anything.
And Then I Found You
By Patti Callahan Henry
Enjoying her loving family life and career successes, Kate Vaughn anticipates a marriage proposal from her boyfriend and realizes she cannot move forward until she reconnects with a past love and the daughter they gave up for adoption years earlier.
The Ashford Affair
By Lauren Willig
Feeling unfulfilled in the face of an imminent legal partnership and a broken engagement, Manhattan lawyer Clementine Evans learns of a long-buried family secret that leads her to the inner circles of World War I-era British society and the red hills of Kenya.
The Blue Book
By A. L. Kennedy
Boarding an ocean liner with Derek, her almost-fiancé, Beth comes face-to-face with her past in the form of Arthur, a not-quite-ex-lover, which conjures up the memories of the shady life they used to lead, when they acted as spiritual mediums to fleece the innocent out of their hard-earned money.
Candlemoth: A Thriller
By R. J. Ellory
Sitting on death row in 1960s America after exhausting his appeals, Daniel Ford tells a priest the story of his relationship with the best friend he was convicted of killing. He chronicles their story from their first encounter as young boys in South Carolina to their efforts to avoid the Vietnam draft that ended in violence.
By Karen Kingsbury
After living separate lives, Ellie and Nolan move toward the possibility of a reunion at the oak tree where they buried letters to each other eleven years earlier, in a tale of heart-wrenching loss, the power of faith, and the wounds that only love can heal.
By Scott Britz-Cunningham
Preparing to implant a revolutionary mini-computer into the brain of a blind boy that will enable him to see, brilliant young neurosurgeon Ali O’Day finds her efforts sabotaged by a bomber who is demanding Ali herself as ransom.
By Patrick McGrath
Surrendering to the relentless wooing of an older man in spite of his poor marital record, a beautiful woman moves into his dark, book-filled apartment in 1960s Manhattan and is tortured by painful childhood memories before learning devastating new information about her past.
Criminal Enterprise (Stevens and Windermere)
By Owen Laukkanen
When a secretly unemployed man begins robbing banks in a desperate struggle to hold onto his once-successful life, FBI Special Agent Carla Windermere and Minnesota state investigator Kirk Stevens approach the case from respective angles and reconnect when the robber develops a taste for violence.
Daddy’s Gone a Hunting
By Mary Higgins Clark
When her sister is wrongly implicated in an explosion that has destroyed her family’s priceless antiques business and killed an employee, Hannah struggles to find clues in the ashes and discovers a life-threatening secret from the past.
By Joel C. Rosenberg
After Israel successfully launches a first strike on Iran, CIA operative David Shirazi infiltrates the Iranian regime and intercepts information indicating that two Iranian nuclear warheads survived the attack and have been moved to a secure and undisclosed location.
By Andrew Pyper
Winning acclaim for his expertise in demonic literature, including Milton’s Paradise Lost, Columbia professor David Ullman travels to Italy and witnesses a startling phenomenon that challenges his skepticism before his 12-year-old daughter is targeted by a demonic enemy that would claim her as a messenger.
The Devil in Her Way
By Bill Loehfelm
Maureen Coughlin starts out her career with the New Orleans police force by being punched in the face by a man rushing out of an apartment building.
By Lisa Scottoline
Returning home from his military service in Afghanistan when his wife dies in an apparent freak accident, Dr. Mike Scanlon struggles with the tragedy, his inability to bond with his new baby daughter, and a downsizing in his medical practice, only to discover a shocking secret that changes his understanding of everything.
The Edge of the Earth
By Christina Schwarz
In spite of her accomplishments and imminent marriage to a respectable young man, Trudy is ostracized by her late-19th-century Milwaukee community when she falls in love with an enigmatic man and relocates to a California lighthouse where she uncovers a life-changing secret.
By Ken Kalfus
Obsessed by a belief that highly evolved beings exist on Mars, a turn-of-the-century British astronomer gets support for a massive project to build a signal that is undermined by malaria-stricken Egyptian laborers and two women who understand the astronomer more than he realizes.
By Kristin Hannah
A follow-up to the best-selling Firefly Lanereturns readers to the world of Tully, Kate and Tully’s mother, who explore their understanding of love, family, loss and redemption while turning to each other in the hope of salvaging their lives.
Heart of Palm
By Laura Lee Smith
When a business opportunity comes to the small town of Utina, Florida, it causes strife within the Bravo family.
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
By Mohsin Hamid
A poor rural boy becomes a wealthy business tycoon and becomes embroiled in an on-again/off-again romance with an equally successful girl.
By Meg Wolitzer
Forging a powerful bond in the mid-1970s that lasts throughout subsequent decades, six individuals pursue respective challenges into their midlife years, including an aspiring actress who harbors jealousy toward friends who achieve successful creative careers.
Lessons in French
By Hilary Reyl
Graduating from Yale during the political heyday of the late 1980s, Kate accepts a seemingly unbelievable job offer to work as an assistant to a famous American photographer in Paris, where she spent her early childhood and where she becomes surrounded by the artist’s pretentious family, her flamboyant cousin, and a band of wealthy men with royal ties.
Let the Dead Sleep
By Heather Graham
When a centuries-old bust, stolen from a New Orleans grave, turns up in her late father’s antiques shop, only to disappear again, Danni Cafferty discovers that she has inherited much more than she realized and must team up with a former cop with an unusual past to find and destroy the evil object.
Life After Life
By Jill McCorkle
The staff and residents at Fulton, North Carolina’s retirement facility share the realities of their respective lives, from a retired teacher who believes everyone is still a third-grader at heart, to a prominent lawyer who feigns dementia to escape life with his son, to a woman who keeps a scrapbook about every local crime.
Manuscript Found in Accra
By Paulo Coelho
Set in Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades, a community of Christians, Arabs and Jews who have long lived together peacefully assemble to seek the wise counsel of a Greek Copt after they are warned of an imminent attack and certain destruction.
The Mystery of Mercy Close (Walsh Family)
By Marian Keyes
Forced to return to her mother’s home after a career setback, private investigator Helen Walsh frets over her new boyfriend’s ex and reluctantly accepts a missing-persons case from her former flame that prompts her search in the former circles of a boy band member.
No Way Back
By Andrew Gross
When a chance encounter with a stranger in a hotel results in murder, Wendy Gould, framed for the crime and desperate to clear her name, forms an unlikely alliance with the only witness – a woman who knows a shocking secret that could get them both killed.
By Alan Brennert
Sharing a family life in the 1930s near the legendary Palisades Amusement Park, a family of dreamers explores ambitions and cultural boundaries that are challenged by the realities of the Great Depression, multiple wars, and the park’s eventual closing in 1971.
Prophet of Bones
By Ted Kosmatka
A dazzling young scientist runs for his life and searches for answers after being chased by paramilitaries away from an archaeological dig where bones belonging to a puzzling new species were discovered.
By Kimberly McCreight
When her high-achieving 15-year-old daughter Amelia supposedly commits suicide after she is caught cheating, litigation lawyer and single mother Kate Baron, leveled by grief, must reconstruct the pieces of Amelia’s life to find the truth and vindicate the memory of the daughter whose life she could not save.
The Romanov Cross
By Robert Masello
Dishonorably discharged for countermanding orders to save the life of an Afghan, Dr. Frank Slater attempts to redeem his government status by heading a science team in Alaska, where permafrost melting is exposing the graves of Spanish flu victims and triggering the virus’s reintroduction to the world.
Sidney Sheldon’s The Tides of Memory
By Sidney Sheldon and Tilly Bagshawe
When old secrets surface, threatening to unravel everything they have worked so hard for, the enormously wealthy and enviable De Vere family of London must face the deadly consequences, in this explosive novel of revenge, passion and betrayal.
Sleight of Hand
By Phillip Margolin
While on the trail of a stolen relic, P. I. Dana Cutler is called back to Virginia where she must stop Charles Benedict, a criminal defense lawyer, amateur illusionist and professional hit man, from framing a millionaire for the murder of his much younger wife.
The Smart One
By Jennifer Close
Raising her three children to be kind, smart and independent, Weezy and her husband become increasingly perplexed by life challenges that compel their first daughter to move back into her childhood room, their second daughter to cancel her wedding and their son to become enmeshed in a relationship disaster.
Something to Remember You By: A Perilous Romance
By Gene Wilder
A latest tale by the Academy Award-nominated actor and author of My French Whorefollows the experiences of a wounded World War II soldier who falls in love with a mysterious Danish woman during his convalescence in London before realizing that she may not be who she claims to be.
Starting Now (Blossom Street)
By Debbie Macomber
After she is laid off, high-powered lawyer Libby Morgan, with no job prospects in sight, volunteers at a hospital where she meets a handsome doctor, but when she is offered her job back, she must decide what matters most.
Taking Eve (Eve Duncan)
By Iris Johansen
Hoping for a more peaceful time after learning the tragic truth about her child’s disappearance some years earlier, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is entreated by desperate father Jim Doane to learn the truth about his missing son, a case that is complicated by Jim’s sinister agenda.
Tapestry of Fortunes
By Elizabeth Berg
Selling her home and taking time off from her career as a successful motivational speaker, Cecelia Ross moves into a beautiful old house in St. Paul and bonds with three roommates, including one who would reconnect with a daughter she gave up for adoption, one who would visit her long-absent ex, and a professional chef who would find inspiration from other restaurants.
By David Hunt and Christine Hunsinger
When a heavily financed terrorist organization begins a campaign of hijackings, bombings and other brutal attacks on U.S. soil, recently retired Special Operations Officer Colonel David Gibson and political consultant Christina Marchetti are catapulted into a whirlwind race against time to prevent World War III.
A Time of Change (Navajo Rez)
By Aimee Thurlo and David Thurlo
When his initial steps toward reconciling with his estranged father are permanently halted by his father’s sudden death, military serviceman Ben Stuart struggles to reclaim the family ranch from a young Navajo woman who resolves to heal his wounded spirit.
Tuesday’s Gone (Frieda Klein)
By Nicci French
When a London social worker discovers the dead body of a stranger in a client’s home, Frieda Klein identifies the victim as a notorious con man whom she fears has been murdered by enemies determined to embroil Frieda in the investigation.
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
By Kristopher Jansma
Haunted by the successes of a long-time rival and unable to let go of his love for a woman who got away, an aspiring writer, determined to discover and tell the truth about the trio’s falling out, travels the world and struggles to untangle a complicated web of lies.
Unintended Consequences (Stone Barrington)
By Stuart Woods
Traveling to Europe under strange circumstances, attorney Stone Barrington finds himself at the center of an unusually complex mystery involving two unexpected invitations and an intricate puzzle that leads him into the rarified world of European billionaires.
The View from Penthouse B
By Elinor Lipman
Two newly-single, middle-aged sisters reenter the precarious dating world in New York City amid strained financial resources and the scandal surrounding one sister’s divorce.
The Whispering Muse
By Sjon and Victoria Cribb
Invited to sail on a Danish merchant ship in 1949, eccentric Icelander Valdimar Haraldsson discovers the second mate on the ship is none other than Caeneus, the hero of Greek mythology, who regales his fellow shipmates with tales of the Golden Fleece.
The Whiteness of the Whale
By David Poyer
Joining six other activists to sail a racing yacht into Antarctic waters to expose a Japanese whaling fleet, disgraced primate behaviorist Sara Pollard finds her courage tested by brutal storms, hostile adversaries and romantic conflicts before encountering a sperm whale with a murderous agenda of its own.
The Woman Upstairs
By Claire Messud
Relegated to the status of schoolteacher and friendly neighbor after abandoning her dreams of becoming an artist, Nora advocates on behalf of a charismatic Lebanese student and is drawn into the child’s family until his artist mother’s careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal.