New Fiction Titles

16th Seduction by James Patterson: Still reeling from her husband’s betrayal, Lindsay Boxer investigates a wave of possibly unnatural heart attacks claiming the lives of seemingly unrelated victims while assisting the prosecution of a bomber with a hostile defense team.

The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick: A prequel to the Sword of Truth series follows the experiences of Magda Searus, who is shunned by her community members when she makes unsettling discoveries about her powerful husband’s suicide and ventures out into a war-stricken world.

The Horse Dancer by JoJo Moyes: When Sarah’s grandfather gives her a beautiful horse named Boo–hoping that one day she’ll follow in his footsteps to join an elite French riding school, away from their gritty London neighborhood–she quietly trains in city’s parks and alleys. But then her grandfather falls ill, and Sarah must juggle horsemanship with school and hospital visits.

Earthly Remains by Donna Leon: During an interrogation, Brunetti acts rashly, doing something he quickly comes to regret, and in the fallout, he realizes that he needs a break on Sant’Erasmo, one of the largest islands in the laguna. The stay goes according to plan until David Casati, the caretaker of the house, goes missing following a sudden storm and Brunetti feels compelled to investigate, to set aside his leave of absence and understand what happened to the man who had become his friend

The Bertie Project by Alexander McCall Smith: Bertie’s mother Irene discovers that her son has been exposed to the worst of evils–TV, ice cream parlors, and unsanctioned art. Her wrath descends on Bertie’s long-suffering father, Stuart, who has found a reason to spend more time outside of the house and has a new spring in his step. What does this mean for the residents of 44 Scotland Street?

The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve: A novel based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine’s history follows the experiences of a pregnant woman who struggles to protect her two young children and watches her home burn while her husband joins the volunteer firefighters.

One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline: A struggling single mother of a high-school pitcher, a shy kid with a future in major-league baseball, fears that she’s losing her grip on her son. He’s being lured down a darker path by one of his teammates, a secretly disturbed young man from an affluent family, whose excellent grades and fun-loving manner conceal his violent criminal plans.

Against All Odds by Danielle Steel: The story of a long-widowed proprietor of a top flight haute couture resale shop and her four adult children, who, in their search to find the right partners for themselves, encounter and struggle with some very difficult and modern problems facing young people today.

The Burial Hour by Jeffrey Deaver: A businessman snatched from an Upper East Side street in broad daylight. A miniature hangman’s noose left at the scene. A nine-year-old girl, the only witness to the crime. With a crime scene this puzzling, forensic expertise of the highest order is absolutely essential. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are called in to investigate. Soon the case takes an even stranger turn.

New Fiction Titles

The Last Chance Olive Ranch by Susan Albert Wittig : Max Mantel, the killer McQuaid put away years ago, has busted out of prison and appears to be headed for Pecan Springs. McQuaid knows there’s only one way to stop the vengeful convict–set a trap with himself as bait. McQuaid insists Olive get out of town and go to the Last Chance Olive Ranch, where she’s agreed to teach a workshop on herbs.

The First Confessor by Terry Goodkind: A prequel to the Sword of Truth series follows the experiences of Magda Searus, who is shunned by her community members when she makes unsettling discoveries about her powerful husband’s suicide and ventures out into a war-stricken world.

Where the Dead Lie by C.S. Harris: In the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of When Falcons Fall, the horrific murder of a young boy takes Sebastian St. Cyr from the gritty streets of London to the lush drawing rooms of the aristocracy.

Deadmen Walking by Sherrilyn Kenyon: Devyl Bane–an ancient dark warlord returned to the human realm as one of the most notorious pirates in the New World. A man of many secrets, Bane makes a pact with Thorn–an immortal charged with securing the worst creations the ancient gods ever released into our world. At Thorn’s behest, Bane takes command of a crew of Deadmen and, together, they are humanity’s last hope to restore the gates and return the damned to their hell realms.

Since We Fell by Dennis LeHayne: After Rachel Childs, a former journalist, suffers an on-air mental breakdown, she lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy afternoon causes that ideal life to fray as she is sucked into a conspiracy thick with deception, violence, and possibly madness.

The Thirst by Jo Nesbo: Harry is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force. A serial murderer has begun targeting Tinder daters–a murder whose MO reignites Harry’s hunt for a nemesis of his past.

Miss Julia Weathers the Storm by Ann Ross: Miss Julia goes on a big group trip to the beach where six-year-old Latisha discovers some valuable treasures that have washed up on the shore. Soon it appears that three strangers they met on the beach–who seemed a bit too interested in Latisha’s treasures–have followed them back to their sleepy town.

Golden Prey by John Sandford: A Biloxi, Mississippi, drug-cartel counting house gets robbed, and suitcases full of cash disappear, leaving behind five bodies, including that of a six-year-old girl. Davenport takes the case, which quickly spirals out of control, as cartel assassins compete with Davenport to find the Dixie Hicks shooters who knocked over the counting house.

Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman: While investigating a car bomb meant for a mediator for a development planned at the Grand Canyon, tribal police officers Manuelito, Chee, and their mentor Lieutenant Leaphorn piece together clues that link the bombing to a cold case and a very patient killer with a long-range plot for revenge.

New DVDs

Moana: The film follows the journey of a spirited teenager named Moana as she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

Doctor Strange: A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Collateral Beauty: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Live By Night: It’s the Roaring Twenties and Prohibition hasn’t stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing for the spoils of being an outlaw. But even among criminals there are rules, and Joe breaks a big one by crossing a power mob boss.

Ben-hur: The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

The Edge of Seventeen: High school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother.

A Man Called Ove: Ove, a grumpy, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, decides to give up on life until an unlikely friendship develops with a boisterous young family that moves in next door.

Manchester by the Sea: A man returns to his hometown and faces his past when he unexpectedly becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.

Florence Foster Jenkins: A New York socialite dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge.

Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children: Jacob discovers clues to a mystery and stumbles upon Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. However the mystery is deeper than he had thought, as he gets to know the residents and learn about their special powers. Jacob discovers that only his own special peculiarity can save his new friends.

New fiction

Long Time Gone by Mary Connealy: The Boden clan thought their problems had ended with the death of a dangerous enemy, but have they truly uncovered the real plot to take their New Mexico ranch? It becomes clear that everything is part of a much bigger plot that could date back to a decades-old secret.

The Devil’s Triangle by Catherine Coulter: FBI Special Agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine are the government’s Covert Eyes–leading a top-notch handpicked team of agents to tackle crimes and criminals both international and deadly. But their first case threatens their fledgling team when the Fox calls from Venice asking for help.

Vicious Circle by C.J. Box: The Cates family had always been a bad lot. Game warden Joe Pickett had been able to strike a fierce blow against them when the life of his daughter April had been endangered, but he’d always wondered if there’d be a day of reckoning. He’s not wondering any longer. All he can do is prepare, and wait for them to make the first move.

Seashell Season by Holly Chamberlin: Every year on March 26th, Verity Peterson puts a handwritten message into a bottle and launches it into the waves in remembrance for the daughter she hasn’t seen in sixteen years—not since her baby’s father, Alan, took two-month-old Gemma and disappeared. Verity keeps searching and hoping, and finally, one phone call may change everything.

The Black Book by James Patterson: Being a cop runs in Billy Harney’s family. Left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner, and an assistant district attorney out for blood, Billy miraculously survives. But he remembers nothing about the events leading up to the shootout. Charged with double murder and desperate to clear his name, Billy retraces his steps to get to the bottom of what happened.

Man Overboard by J.A. Jance: Cybersecurity expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back after years of depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his suite on an all-expenses-paid cruise, the police quickly dismiss it as “death by misadventure,” a vague phrase leaving much to interpretation. Unsatisfied, Roger’s tough-as-nails aunt, Julia Miller, is determined to find answers and closure.

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrick Bachman: Grandpa and Ted do not have a lot in common and Ted has waited a longtime to be accepted by his father. It is Grandpa and Noah that has a bond: the love of mathematics. However the three must learn say good-bye.

In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear: At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain’s declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs’ flat. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some twenty-three years earlier during the Great War.

Dangerous Game by Danielle Steel: Journalist Alix and cameraman Ben put their lives–and their hearts–on the line in a perilous assignment that has them in pursuit of a corrupt Vice President linked to the revered widow of a visionary, assassinated scion of a powerful political family.