New Fiction Titles

The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejal Badani: An epic story of the unrelenting force of love, the power of healing, and the invincible desire to dream.

White Rose Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey: German dissenter Franka Gerber is alone in her family’s home in the Black Forest until she rescues an airman with a secret.

Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger: All his life, Stephen O’Connor has had visions of tragedies to come. When he experiences the vision of a great bird shot from the sky followed by the crash of a plane that kills a United States senator, Stephen joins his father a few Ojibwe men to sift through the smoldering wreckage when the FBI arrives and quickly assumes control of the situation. What seems like the end of his involvement is, however, only the beginning of a harrowing journey to understand the truth behind the Senator’s death.

The Quiet Side of Passion by Alexander McCall Smith: Isabel finds herself befriended by Patricia, a single mother whose son, Basil, goes to school with Isabel’s son. Though Isabel doesn’t really like Patricia, she tries to be civil and supportive, but when she sees Patricia in the company of an unscrupulous man who peddles fake antiquities, her suspicions are aroused and she begins to investigate the paternity of Basil Jr.

A Killer’s Mind by Mike Omar: Forensic psychologist Zoe Bentley investigates the deaths of three Chicago women, finding a chilling connection to gruesome murders from her childhood.

Juror #3 by James Patterson: Struggling young attorney Ruby Bozarth defends a man she passionately believes to be innocent in a first murder trial that could make or break her career, only to discover that the case is affected by a juror’s shocking secret.

A Forgotten Place by Charles Todd: Working in an amputee clinic in Wales, Bess Crawford advocates on behalf of disabled former soldiers who endure life-risking conditions in coal mines while trying to discern the whereabouts of a missing Army captain.

The Girl with No Name by Lisa Regan: Detective Josie Quinn is horrified when she’s called to the house of a mother who had her newborn baby snatched from her arms. A woman caught fleeing the scene is Josie’s only lead. As Josie digs deeper, a letter about a mix-up at a fertility clinic links the nameless girl and the missing child to a spate of killings across the country. Josie is faced with an impossible decision: should she risk the life of one innocent child to save many others . . . or can she find another way?

The Money Shot by Stuart Woods: Disguising himself as a stuntman to investigate blackmail threats against an actress starring in a new production, Teddy Fay discovers that the perpetrators are looking for something other than money.

Widdershins by Alex Alexander: Everyone knows cats can’t talk. Everyone except Niclas, a halfwit slum boy who’s just landed a new job as a talking cat’s man servant. But this is Laburnum and the age of Rationalism. Here, the Academy’s Inquisition takes illogical happenings very seriously. And it’s not just the Crimson Men Niclas and his new master have to worry about. A man with no name has come to the capital in search of the Black Science and they call hum Witchhunter.

New DVDs

Three Identical Strangers: Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth and unimaginable secret.

Bad Samaritan: When Sean breaks into the home of Cale Erendreich, he finds more than riches – he finds a woman tied to a chair next to an array of torture-inducing tools. Panicked, Sean leaves the woman behind and calls the cops, who search the house and find nothing. Now Sean must try to save the woman on his own, while a wrathful Cale is determined to take his revenge.

Upgrade: After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralyzed, Grey Trace is approached by a billionaire inventor with an exceptional cure that will “upgrade” his body. The cure – an AI implement called STEM – gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything experienced, and the ability to relentlessly claim vengeance against those who murdered his wife and left him for dead.

The First Purge: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: It’s been three years since theme park and luxury resort, Jurassic World, was destroyed by dinosaurs. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles. When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Mary Shelley: The story of Mary Shelley – and the creation of her immortal monster – is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher, Mary is a teenage dreamer determined to make her mark when she meets brilliant poet Percy Shelley. So begins a torrid, bohemian love affair marked by both passion and personal tragedy that will fuel the writing of her Gothic masterwork.

Book Club: Four lifelong friends’ lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club attempts to shake things up by tackling the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey. From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

Superfly: Cocaine kingpin Priest wants to get out of the drug game. Hoping for one last score, Priest and his partner travel to Mexico to arrange the deal, but he finds himself trying to outmaneuver the cartel, two corrupt police officers and all the double-crossers that threaten his path to freedom.

The Miracle Season: Academy Award winners Helen Hunt and William Hurt star in this triumphant film based on the inspiring story of the Iowa City West High School girls’ volleyball team. After the death of star player Caroline “Line” Found, the team must step up their game under the guidance of their tough-love coach and Caroline’s iron-willed father in hopes of winning the state championship. Together they regain their strength and spirit in order to “Live like Line”!

New Fiction Titles

The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogene Gowar: John Hancock accidentally come to own a brown, small, and dead Mermaid. As gossip spreads, all of London is curious to see this marvel. At a party, he meets Angelica Neal, the most desirable woman he has ever laid eyes on–and a shrewd courtesan of great accomplishment. This meeting sparks a perilous liaison that steers both their lives onto a dangerous new course as they come to realize that priceless things often come at the greatest cost.

Red War by Kyle Mills: When Russian president Maxim Krupin discovers that he has inoperable brain cancer, he’s determined to cling to power. Upon learning of his condition, CIA director Irene Kennedy understands the US faces an opponent who has nothing to lose. The only way to avoid a confrontation that could leave millions dead is to send Mitch Rapp to Russia under impossibly dangerous orders

Transcription by Kate Atkinson: In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. After the war ends, she presumes the events of those years have been relegated to the past forever, until she is unexpectedly confronted by figures from her past. A different war is being fought now, on a different battleground, but Juliet finds herself once more under threat. A bill of reckoning is due, and she finally begins to realize that there is no action without consequence.

Ambush by James Patterson: One of Bennett’s children sustains a mysterious injury, and a series of murders follows, each with a distinct signature, alerting Bennett to the presence of a professional killer. Michael Bennett can’t untangle what’s driving the assassin-but he can tell it’s personal.

A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult: A gunman bursts in and opens fire on a women’s health center, taking all inside hostage. Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, finds out that his fifteen-year-old daughter, Wren, is inside the clinic. But Wren is not alone. She will share the next few hours with a cast of unforgettable characters: a nurse, a doctor, a pro-life protester disguised as a patient, and young woman who has come to terminate her pregnancy, the disturbed individual himself, vowing to be heard.

Consumed by J.R. Ward: Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed… by her bitter family legacy, by her scorched career as a firefighter, by her obsession with department bad boy Danny Maguire. But when one risky decision at a warehouse fire changes her life forever, Ann must reinvent not only her job but her whole self. She doesn’t believe she will ever feel that same all-consuming passion for her job again–until she encounters a string of suspicious fires setting her beloved city ablaze.

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage: Hanna’s the sweet-but-silent angel in the adoring eyes of her Daddy. He’s the only person who understands her, and all Hanna wants is to live happily ever after with him. But Mommy stands in her way, and she’ll try any trick she can think of to get rid of her. Ideally for good.

Dark Tide Rising by Anne Perry: Businessman Harry Exeter doesn’t want the aid of the Thames River Police in tracking down the men who kidnapped his wife, Kate. He only asks them to help him navigate Jacob’s Island where he will hand off money in exchange for her life. But when they arrive at the meeting place, Commander Monk and five of his best men are attacked from all sides, and Monk is left wondering who could have given away their plans–and why anyone would want to harm Kate Exeter.

New Nonfiction Titles

Outrage, Inc.: how the liberal mob ruined science, journalism and Hollywood by Derek Hunter: Offers an alarming look at how progressives have taken over academia, pop culture, and journalism in order to declare everything liberal great, and everything great, liberal. Progressives love to attack conservatives as anti-science, wallowing in fake news, and culturally backwards. Clever, controversial, and convincing, Derek Hunter’s book gets to the root of America’s biggest cultural war lies.

The Fall of Western Civilization: how liberalism is destroying the West from within by Shivaji Lokam: Author Shivaji Lokam weaves through the forces of industry, technology, human nature, religion, and nation-state to tell how and why the West is collapsing.

Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas: Former New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, where the rich and powerful fight for equality and justice any way they can–except ways that threaten the social order and their position atop it.

Addicted to Outrage by Glenn Beck: Examines America’s addiction to outrage, drawing from the author’s personal experiences and relevant examples to identify the problem, discussing why it should be fixed, and showing readers the way to a hopeful, happy future.

Ship of Fools by Tucker Carlson: The popular FOX News star of Tucker Carlson Tonight offers his signature fearless and funny political commentary on how America’s ruling class has failed everyday Americans.

The Deep State by Jason Chaffetz: Former Congressman and current Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz explains how we ended up with a politicized federal bureaucracy that actively works to promote the Democrat party agenda and undermine Donald Trump.

The Case Against Impeaching Trump by Alan Dershowitz: The author seeks to reorient the debate over impeachment to the same standard that Dershowitz has continued to uphold for decades: the law of the United States of America, as established by the Constitution.

The Great Alignment: race, party transformation, and the rise of Donald Trump by Alan Abramowitz: Abramowitz shows how the partisan alignment arose out of the breakup of the old New Deal coalition; introduces the most important difference between our current era and past eras, the rise of “negative partisanship.” This statistically based analysis shows that racial anxiety is by far a better predictor of support for Donald Trump than any other factor, including economic discontent.

Contempt: a memoir of the Clinton investigation by Kenneth Starr: Ken Starr sheds light on everything he couldn’t say during the Clinton years as Ken Starr and his team tackled the many scandals of that Clinton era, from Whitewater to Vince Foster’s death to Travelgate to Monica Lewinsky. Starr explains in detail how all those scandals shared a common thread: the Clintons’ contempt for our system of justice.

Positive Populism by Steve Hilton: Entrepreneur, Fox News host, and former government insider Steve Hilton shows how populism can be a positive force for improving lives, with revolutionary ideas to restore the economic security and rebuild the ties of family community and nation that have been ripped apart by decades of policies that have favored big government, big business, and the powerful.

New Fiction Titles

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter: Andrea knows everything about her mother, Laura. But all that changes when a trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different. Now Andrea is on a desperate journey following the breadcrumb trail of her mother’s past. And if she can’t uncover the secrets hidden there, there may be no future for either one of them

Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler: When the descendants of a legendary band of imperial secret-keepers threaten humanity, Juan Cabrillo and his team aboard the Oregon race to protect the world from a plot to eliminate all technology.

The House at Saltwater Point by Colleen Coble: When her sister Mackenzie disappears, Ellie can’t focus on anything but uncovering what happened. Her only clue is the bloodstain on the deck of Mackenzie’s boat. Coast Guard Grayson Bradshaw believes Mackenzie faked her own death after stealing a seized cocaine shipment. Both want the truth, but truth–and family–is often more complex than it appears.

Vicious by V.E. Schwab: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates. In their senior year, their shared research in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong.

Halloween Murder by Leslie Meier: In Trick or Treat Murder, when arson turns into murder, a little digging in all the wrong places puts Lucy too close to a shocking discovery that could send her best-laid plans up in smoke. In Wicked Witch Murder, a gruesome murder of a psychic’s friend has Lucy Stone uncovering a deadly web of secrets and a spin-chilling brush with things that go bump in the night.

Feared by Lisa Scottoline: Rosato & DiNunzio are being sued for reverse sex discrimination by three plaintiffs who claim they weren’t hired because they were men. Mary and her partner soon figure out that Machiavelli manufactured the entire story and entrapped the law firm’s only male lawyer, John Foxman, into admitting sexual discrimination. Events turn deadly when Foxman ends up murdered. Now it’s all on the line as the women have to figure out who killed Foxman and save the law firm they love.

The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien: The final work of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth fiction, completing Christopher Tolkien’s life-long achievement as the editor and curator of his father’s manuscripts

The Café by the Sea by Jenny Colgan: Years ago Flora fled the quiet Scottish island where she grew up. But when fate brings Flora back to the island, she’s suddenly swept once more into life with her brothers – all strapping and loud – and her father. Yet even amid their reunion, Flora discovers a passion for cooking and finds herself restoring a dusty little pink-fronted shop on the harbor: a cafe by the sea.

In His Father’s Footsteps by Daniel Steel: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

New Fiction Titles

Bert and Norah: The Nickle and Dime Murders by Bernard Burgess: Murder sets the stage for a mystery woven around the undying love between a husband and wife private investigation team. Norah’s psychic abilities are combined with Bert’s intuitive logic and the nose of their exceptional tracking animal, a coyote-wolf hybrid named Missy.

Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson: Welcome to Walt Longmire’s worst nightmare. An international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt’s daughter, Cady, and plans to auction her off. The American government is of limited help and the Mexican one even less. Walt heads into the Northern Mexican desert alone, one man against an army.

The Dinner List by Rebecca Serl: When Sabrina arrives at her thirtieth birthday dinner she finds at the table not just her best friend, but also three significant people from her past, and well, Audrey Hepburn. As the appetizers are served, wine poured, and dinner table conversation begins, it becomes clear that there’s a reason these six people have been gathered together.

The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan: When Flora MacKenzie traded her glum career in London for the remote Scottish island of Mure, she never dreamed that Joel–her difficult, adorable boss–would follow. Flora is finding pleasure in the whales breaking waves off the beaches of Mure. But according to local superstition, it’s an omen–and a warning that Flora’s future could be as fleeting as the sea-spray.

Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves: When the Flemings designer Helena and architect Daniel move into a remote community in the north of Shetland, they think it’s a fresh start for themselves and their children. But their arrival triggers resentment, and Helena begins to receive small drawings of a gallows and a hanged man. Gossip spreads like wildfire.

John Woman by Walter Mosley: At twelve years old, Cornelius secretly takes over his father’s job at a silent film theater in New York’s East Village. After his father dies and his mother disappears, Cornelius sets about reinventing himself–as Professor John Woman, a man who will spread father’s teachings into classrooms and beyond. But there are other individuals who are attempting to influence the narrative of John Woman, and who might know something about the facts of his hidden past.

Leverage in Death by J.D. Robb: When Paul Rogan sets off a bomb at his office, killing eleven people, no one can understand why. Then his wife and daughter are found chained up in the family home, and everything becomes clear. Rogan had been given a horrifying choice – set off the bomb, or see his loved ones suffer and die. Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows the violence won’t end here.

Field of Bones by J.A. Jance: Sheriff Joanna Brady may expect to see her maternity leave through to completion, but the world has other plans when a serial homicide case surfaces. Rather than staying home with her newborn and losing herself in the cold cases to be found in her father’s long unread diaries, Joanna instead finds herself overseeing a complex investigation involving multiple jurisdictions.

Walking Shadows by Faye Kellerman: While investigating the two brutal murders, Detective Decker, with help from his temporary partner and his wife Rina, uncovers ties to a crime from twenty-years earlier.

New YA Titles

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge

Hocus Pocus and the All New Sequel by A.W. Janatha: Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a new era of Hocus Pocus. Fans will be spellbound by a fresh retelling of the original film, followed by the all-new sequel that continues the story with the next generation of Salem teens.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

Tower of Dawn by Sarah Maas: Chaol and Nesryn visit Antica hoping the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme can enable Chaol to walk again, and to persuade the rulers to ally with them to save Erilea.

Wild Card by Marie Lu: Teenage hacker Emika Chen embarks on a mission to unravel a sinister plot and is forced to join forces with a shadowy organization known as the Blackcoats.

The Red Fox Clan by John Flanagan: The mysterious Red Fox Clan, a group of anarchists all donning fox masks, have threatened Castle Araluen and question Princess Cassandra’s and Princess Madelyn’s succession to the throne. Will they succeed in unseating Cassandra and Madelyn and take the throne for themselves?

As Old as Time by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, Belle, trapped in the Beast’s enchanted castle, discovers that her estranged mother was the one who placed a spell on the Beast so many years ago.

Cemetery Girl: Haunted: She was drugged, dumped in a cemetery, and left for dead. Ever since, she’s been living in a crypt in Dunhill Cemetery, or hiding out in her late friend Lucinda’s house, afraid to go public for fear her would-be-killer would find her to finish the job. Now, with a mysterious investigator and hardened killers on her trail, Calexa’s true identity is about to be revealed, but will she live long enough to learn her real name?

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab: Ever since her near-fatal drowning, Cassidy has been able to pull back the “Veil” that separates the living from the dead. And now her parents are filming a TV series about the world’s most haunted places, starting with Edinburgh with its graveyards, castles, and restless phantoms–and Cass and her personal ghost companion, Jacob, are about to find out that a city of old ghosts can be a very dangerous place indeed.

Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, the prince falls asleep and Aurora must escape the magical world created in her own dreams.

New DVD Titles

RBG: At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG explores Ginsburg’s life and career.

Ocean’s 8: Debbie Ocean has been concocting the greatest heist of her career. It will require the best in the field, including her former partner in crime, Lou, and a crew of specialists. Their target: $150 million in diamonds that will adorn the neck of a famous actress at the event of the year, the Met Gala. The plan appears rock-solid, but it needs to be flawless for them to get in and get away – all in plain sight.

A Wrinkle in Time: Based on the timeless classic and filled with spectacle, warmth and heart, this celebrated film follows an ordinary girl’s epic journey home, with the ultimate triumph of love.

Paterno: Paints a compelling portrait of Penn State’s longtime head football coach, Joe Paterno, as he is embroiled in the infamous Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

Avengers: Infinity War: An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe where The Avengers and Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos.

Tag: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade – risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry, “You’re It!” Based on a true story, this outrageous comedy shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

Hurricane Heist: As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate the U.S. Mint facility. Their plan, to steal $600 million and escape using the Category 5 hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time – and the hurricane – to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness: After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and forces them to address the issues that pulled them apart.

Overboard: After unjustly firing housekeeper Kate and refusing to pay her, rich boy Leonardo falls overboard and wakes up on the Oregon Coast – with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital, and to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work – for the first time in his life. But with Leonardo’s billionaire family hot on their trail and the possibility of his memory returning at any moment, Kate’s fun might not last.

Breaking In: Gabrielle Union stars as a woman who will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick, and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission when she is dead set on breaking in.

New Fiction Titles

The Hope Jar by Wanda Brunstetter: Michelle Taylor is not who her new family in Lancaster County believes her to be. Once homeless and hopeless, Michelle has come to love her new Amish friends and even considers the idea of romance among them. Finding an old blue jar filled with handwritten thoughts, quotes, and prayers encourages Michelle’s budding faith–but she also finds herself feeling conflicted. How can she tell the truth without hurting the ones she has truly come to love?

Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pierce: When Emmy becomes typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird, she reads poignant notes from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong men, or who can’t bear to let their children be evacuated, and she is unable to resist responding.

Spymaster by Brad Thor: Across Europe, a secret organization has begun attacking diplomats. Back in the United States, a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset. In the balance hang the ingredients for all-out war. With his mentor out of the game, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must take on the role he has spent his career avoiding. But, as with everything else he does, he intends to rewrite the rules–all of them.

The Good Fight by Danielle Steel: Set against the backdrop of the 1960’s and encompassing the remarkable people the protagonist, Meredith, meets, the historic events she witnesses, and the sacrifices she must make, this is the story of a woman changing her world as she herself is changed by it.

Tell The Machine Goodnight by Katie Williams: Pearl’s job is to make people happy. Every day, she provides customers with personalized recommendations for greater contentment. But how does one measure an emotion? Meanwhile, her teenage son, Rhett, finds greater satisfaction in being unhappy. As his mother, Pearl wants nothing more than to help Rhett–but is it for his sake or for hers?

Circe by Madeline Miller: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power–the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.

The Sinners by Ace Atkins: Years ago, Colson’s late uncle had put a drug clan’s patriarch in prison, but now he’s getting out, with revenge, power, and family business on his mind. Cracks are opening all over the county, and shadowy figures are crawling out–and they’re all heading directly for Colson.

The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah: Sweetbitter meets The Nightingale in this page-turner about a woman who returns to her family’s ancestral vineyard in Burgundy to study for her Master of Wine test, and uncovers a lost diary, a forgotten relative, and a secret her family has been keeping since WWII

Texas Ranger by James Patterson: Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates’s law-enforcement skills have carried him from local highway patrolman to the rank of Texas Ranger. A case in Waco has jeopardized Yates’s chances at promotion, and he decides to take time off to recharge. He is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne, and finds himself in search of a killer with one of the most twisted and violent minds he’s ever encountered.

New Fiction Titles

Toucan Keep a Secret by Donna Andrews: After hearing a hammering in the columbarium, Meg finds an elderly parishioner lying dead on the floor of the crypt. The curmudgeonly victim had become disgruntled with the church and ranted all over town about taking back his wife’s ashes. Did someone who had it in for him follow him to the columbarium? Or was the motive grave robbery?

Rescued by David Rosenfelt: Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He’d much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying over seventy dogs from the South to the rescue-friendly northeast turns up with a murdered driver, Andy can’t help but get involved.

Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna: When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic bounty hunter, Alice Vega, to help find the girls. Vega enlists the help of a disgraced former cop, Max Caplan. Cap is a man trying to put his scandal and past behind him and move on, but Vega needs his help to find the girls, and she will not be denied.

The Other Woman by Daniel Silva: Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin is poised to become chief of Israel’s secret intelligence service. On the eve of his promotion, events lure him into the field for one final operation. ISIS has detonated a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible before he can strike again.

The Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay: Paul Davis is a normal guy until he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies, nearly dies, and develops PTSD. His wife, Charlotte, desperate to cheer him up, brings home a vintage typewriter. However, the typewriter itself is a problem. Paul swears it’s possessed and types by itself at night. But only Paul can hear the noise coming from downstairs; Charlotte doesn’t hear a thing. And she worries he’s going off the rails.

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan: A sweeping novel that takes us from the elegantly appointed mansions of Manila to islands in the Sulu Sea, from a kidnapping at Hong Kong’s most elite private school to a surprise marriage proposal at an Indian palace, Kevin Kwan’s hilarious, gloriously wicked new novel reveals the long-buried secrets of Asia’s most privileged families and their rich people problems.

Double Blind by Iris Johansen: Kendra Michaels is reluctant to help the FBI until she hears the details: The body was found blocks away from her condo, the man carried envelope with her name on it, and inside was an SD card with what appears to be an innocuous video of a wedding reception. And just one week before the attempted delivery of this mysterious video, the groom in the video was murdered.

A Gathering of Secrets by Linda Castillo: When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. At first, it looks like an accident, but when the body of eighteen-year-old Daniel Gingerich is found inside–burned alive–Kate suspects murder. Who would want a well-liked, hardworking young Amish man dead? As Kate wades through a sea of suspects, she’s confronted by her own violent past and an unthinkable possibility.