Death in the Floating City by Tasha Alexander: Emma Callum, Emily’s childhood nemesis, turns to Emily when her father-in-law is murdered and her husband, an Italian count, has fled, and when a fifteenth-century ring is found in the victim’s hand, Emily must sort through a connection with a centuries-old love affair.
The Broken Places by Ace Atkins: After becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Jamey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victim’s family, the only thought is revenge.
Shattered Trident by Larry Bond: Jerry Mitchell, captain of USS North Dakota, is shocked to see a Chinese boat torpedo a Vietnamese ship. This blatant act of aggression is the opening in a war that has blindsided the U.S. and quickly embroiled all nations in the Pacific.
Inferno by Dan Brown: Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon finds himself on the run in Florence and in possession of codes, created by a scientist obsessed with Dante’s classic poem “The Inferno,” that may unlock a terrifying secret that could devastate life on earth.
Sweet Salt Air by Barbara Delinsky: Two childhood friends reunite at a summer retreat, each harboring a horrible secret that would test their longtime relationship if revealed.
The Heist by Janet Evanovich: Just when it seems that international crook Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all, he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O’Hare.
The Kill Room by Jeffrey Deaver: Lincoln Rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs investigate an assassination of an American citizen in the Bahamas.
Pirate Alley by Stephen Coonts: A vacation cruise to the Red Sea turns into a nightmare when the ship is attacked and captured by Somali pirates. Jake Grafton is to negotiate with the pirates while his right hand man, Tommy Carmellini, and a team of CIA and SEAL operatives mounts a mission to save the hostages.
Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris: When Sookie learns the reason why Eric’s vampires are keeping their distance from her, she is devastated. Then a shocking murder rocks Bon Temps, and Sookie is arrested for the crime in this final Sookie Stackhouse novel.