New Adult Fiction Titles

  • Now You See Her by James Patterson: An innocent man accused of murder forces Nina Bloom, a successful lawyer and mother, to return to Florida, where she must face a deadly secret she has kept for eighteen years in order to prevent the wrong man from paying for a killer’s crimes.
  • Chime by Franny Billingsley: In the early twentieth century in the Swampsea, seventeen-year-old Briony, who can see the spirits that haunt the marshes around their town, feels responsible for her twin sister’s horrible injury until a young man enters their lives and exposes secrets that even Briony does not know about. 
  • Edge of Apacolpyse by Tim LaHaye and Craig Parshall: Weapons designer Joshua Jordan, having created a sophisticated missile defense system, finds he is at risk of being sold out by the American government, which wants to avoid an economic catastrophe, and, as he tries to decide what course of action to take, he is faced with biblical prophecies about the apocalypse as well as the personal consequences of trying to save the nation.
  • Midsummer Night by Freda Warrington: On a British estate, the veil between two worlds is easily breached, resulting in a local artist’s accidental discovery of the fairy Aethrials.
  • Betrayal of Trust by J.A. Jance: Seattle private investigator J. P. Beaumont agrees to help the governor of Washington clear his grandson of the murder of a girl that was videotaped and found on the young man’s phone, and soon realizes there might be multiple minors responsible for her death and the crime has much deeper implications than he originally believed.
  •  Escape by Barbara Delinsky: Emily Aulenbach, a thirty-two-year-old lawyer who is married to another lawyer, has a startling moment of self-realization and decides to act on impulse, pack a bag, and embark on a journey to a mountain town in New Hampshire, where Emily suspects she made her first wrong turn in life.
  • Lion of Babylon by Davis Bunn: Marc Royce is called to war-torn Baghdad to search for missing intelligence agent Alex Baird and while searching for his missing friend, Marc uncovers a kidnapping conspiracy involving American and local officials that could derail peace efforts in the Middle East and get him killed.
  • Overbite by Meg Cabot: Meena, now using her power to see how anyone she meets will die to work for the Palatine Guard as a vampire hunter, and her partner, demon hunter Alaric Wulf, do not trust Father Henrique, who has joined the fight against a deadly new threat that is endangering the lives of the Palatine as well as Meena’s friends and family.
  • Silent Girl by Tess Gerritsen: Homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are called to Boston’s Chinatown to investigate the murder of a young woman who has been nearly decapitated and their only clue leads them back to a cold case from nineteen years earlier that is linked to a mysterious martial arts master and an ancient Chinese legend.
  • Side Jobs by Jim Butcher: Collects short stories and one novella in which Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard, and his colleagues solve a number of cases in record time.
  • Song of the Dragon by Tracy Hickman: While the races remain enslaved by the elves of the Rhonas Empire, a determined dwarf teams up with Drakis, a human slave warrior, with aims to change the world.
  • Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin: Silas Jones ended his friendship with Larry Ott after Larry was suspected in the disappearance of a girl he was dating, and now, twenty-five years later, another woman has disappeared and Larry is once again implicated, leaving Silas, the local constable, questioning what he really knows about his old friend.
  • A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin: New threats emerge to endanger the future of the Seven Kingdoms, as Daenerys Targaryen, ruling in the East, fights off a multitude of enemies, while Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, faces his foes both in the Watch and beyond the great Wall of ice and stone.
  • Hell is Empty by Craig Johnson: Sheriff Walt Longmire is asked to transport Raynaud Shade, an adopted Crow Indian who has just confessed to murdering a boy ten years ago and burying him in the Bighorn Mountains, and when he recognizes the last name of the victim and learns that the boy’s body is buried in his jurisdiction, Longmire is determined to make sure justice is served.
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