The Escape by David Baldacci: When John Puller’s older brother Robert inexplicably escapes from the military’s most secure prison, where he’s being held for national security crimes, Puller finds himself part of an investigation to hunt down his own brother.
Living with Your Kids is Murder by Mike Befeler: Paul Jacobson, a cantankerous man with short-term memory loss, wakes on a plane to find his seatmate has been murdered, and with the body count mounting, Paul needs a little help from his granddaughter to find a killer.
Let Me be Frank with You by Richard Ford: In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Frank Bascombe travels to the site of his former home on the shore, visits his ex-wife, who is suffering with Parkinson’s, and meets a dying former friend.
Wait for Signs by Craig Johnson: Collects the yearly short stories the author releases each Christmas Eve relating a portion of Walt Longmire’s life not found in the novels, and presents them all for the first time in a printed book.
Seventh Grave and No Body by Darynda Jones: A tad north of hell, a hop, skip, and a jump past the realm of eternity, is a little place called Earth, and Charley Davidson, grim reaper extraordinaire, is determined to do everything in her power to protect it. We’re doomed.
The Children Act by Ian McEwan: A Family Court Judge’s husband asks her to consider an open marriage and, after an argument, moves out of their house. She is left adrift, wondering whether it was not love but a modern form of respectability she has really lost.
Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston: Agent Aloysius Pendergast begins to dig deep into his own family’s sinister past after the murdered corpse of one of his enemies is found on the doorstep of his home and a gem is found in the victim’s stomach.
Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline: Things become complicated for Judy Carrier when an undocumented worker, a friend of her aunt, is found murdered. She begins to investigate and is led into an underground world far more dangerous than she ever imagined.
Lila by Marilynne Robinson: Abandoning her homeless existence to become a minister’s wife, Lila reflects on her hardscrabble life on the run with a canny young drifter and her efforts to reconcile her painful past with her husband’s gentle Christian worldview.
Hope to Die by James Patterson: Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life.