New Fiction

new bookwormThe Last Mile by David Baldacci: Convicted murderer Melvin Mars counts down the last hours before his execution when he’s granted an unexpected reprieve. Another man has confessed to the crime. Due to striking similarities to his own life, new FBI agent Amos Decker takes an interest in the case.

The Sorcerer’s Daughter by Terry Brooks: The daughter of a reviled sorcerer, Leofur is nothing like her dreaded father. When her life-partner, Paxon Leah, leaves on a dangerous mission, Leofur protects Paxon’s sister. When she is abducted Leofur is forced to choose between saving Paxon from a mission gone awry, or hiring the services of the best tracker in the world to go after her life-partner’s sister.

The Revelation Code by Andy Mcdermott: On the eve of Operation Iraqi Freedom, a CIA special forces unit met with Arab rebels near long-hidden ancient ruins, a place from which the Americans were direly warned to stay away. But team member Ezekiel Cross didn’t listen and made an astounding discovery – one worth killing for. Now Cross is a ruthless cult leader on an ominous mission.

Beyond the Ice Limit by Preston and Child: That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now … With these words begins Gideon Crew’s latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth.

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Patrick Phaedra: Arthur Pepper, widowed and sorting through his wife’s possessions, finds an exquisite gold charm bracelet he’s never seen before. What follows is a surprising and unforgettable odyssey that takes Arthur from London to Paris and as far as India in an epic quest to find out the truth about his wife’s secret life before they met.

The Last Ranch by Michael McGarrity: When Matthew Kerney returns to his ranch in the beautiful San Andres Mountains after serving in Sicily during World War II, he must not only fight to recover physically and emotionally from a devastating war injury, but he must also battle attempts by the U.S. Army to seize control of his land for expanded weapons testing

The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin: With The Twelve destroyed, many wonder if the threat to humankind also has vanished. But then a terrifying threat shudders the gates of the colony…and Amy–the girl who must save the world, Peter, Alicia, and Michael must at last confront their destinies

As Time Goes By by Mary Higgins Clark: Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom after she begins covering a sensational murder trial for the six p.m. news. She should be thrilled, yet her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts.

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Gilman: Lillian’s rise to fame and fortune spans seventy years and is inextricably linked to the course of American history itself, from Prohibition to the disco days of Studio 54. Yet Lillian Dunkle is nothing like her whimsical motherly persona, and when her past begins to catch up with her, everything she has spent her life building is at stake.

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews: When Riley Griggs is waiting for her husband to arrive at the ferry one Friday afternoon, she is instead served with papers informing her that her island home is being foreclosed. To make matters worse, her husband is nowhere to be found.

The Highwayman by Craig Johnson: When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, she starts receiving “officer needs assistance” calls. The problem? They’re coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon almost a half-century ago.

All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank: Prominent interior designer Olivia Ritchie and her husband Nicholas Seymour, an English professor and true southern gentleman, are seemingly polar opposites, yet magnetically drawn together and in love for more than fourteen years.

Night Shift by Charlaine Harris: At Midnight’s pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves–only to be used in suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating texts, discovers why Midnight is the town it is.

Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman: Luisa “Lu” Brant is the first female state’s attorney of Howard County, Maryland. Fiercely intelligent and ambitious, she sees an opportunity to make her name by trying a mentally disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death in her home.

Gray Matter by Nick Pirog: Thomas is having a rough go. His girl left him. He’s alone on Thanksgiving. He’s out of waffles. And now someone is trying to kill him.

Hounded by David Rosenfelt: When Carpenter gets a phone call from a good friend, policeman Pete Stanton, who discovered the body of ex-convict Danny Diza, Pete asks him to take care of the Diza’s boy and dog until he is cleared of Danny’s murder so they won’t get thrown in the “system”.

Flight Patterns by Karen White: Georgia Chambers has spent her life sifting through other people’s pasts while trying to forget her own. But then her work requires her to her family home on the coast of Florida, she finds solace in seeing her grandfather still toiling away in the apiary where she spent much of her childhood, but encountering her estranged mother and sister leaves her rattled .

The Island House by Nancy Thayer: Every summer since college, twenty-nine-year-old Courtney has traded the familiarity of the Midwest for the allure of Nantucket. Now an established university professor, she finds herself caught between two lifestyles and two very different men. Because this summer has taken an unexpected turn and now she must decide what she really wants

The Apartment by Danielle Steel: A memorable ensemble cast of four young women share a beautiful loft apartment in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen and experience the glamour and challenges of city life, love and career in this irresistible contemporary story.

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