Proof of Life by J.A. Jance: When J. P. Beaumont’s longtime nemesis, retired Seattle crime reporter Maxwell Cole, dies in what’s officially deemed to be an accidental fire, Beau is astonished to be dragged into the investigation at the request of none other than the deceased victim himself. In the process Beau learns that just because a long-ago case was solved doesn’t mean it’s over.
The Seagull by Ann Cleeves: A visit to her local prison brings DI Vera Stanhope face to face with an old enemy: former detective superintendent, and now inmate, John Brace. Now, Brace promises Vera information about the disappearance of Robbie Marshall, a notorious wheeler-dealer who disappeared in the mid-nineties, if she will look out for his daughter and grandchildren.
Seeing Red by Sandra Brown: When her interview with Major Franklin Trapper, who led survivors of a bombing to safety twenty-five years earlier, goes wrong, Kerra Bailey joins forces with his estranged son John to uncover the truth about the event.
To Be Where You Are by Jan Karon: As the Mitford Muse editor stumbles on a quick fix for marital woes and the town grocer falls in love, Father Tim and Cynthia receive an invitation to another wedding. But perhaps the bottom line is this: While a star blinks out in Mitford, another blinks on at Meadowgate, and four-year-old Jack Tyler looks forward to the biggest day of his life–for now and forever.
Enemy of the State by Kyle Mills: After 9/11, When the Saudi king’s own nephew is discovered funding ISIS, the US president suspects that the Saudis never intended to live up to their agreement. He decides that the royalty needs to be sent a message and that Mitch Rapp is just the man to deliver it. The catch? Rapp must do it entirely on his own.
Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner: Detective Manon Bradshaw handles only cold cases. But the man died just yards from the police station, so Manon can’t help taking an interest. When the case begins to circle in on Manon’s home and her family, she finds herself pitted against the colleagues she once held dear: Davy Walker and Harriet Harper.
A Casualty of War by Charles Todd: Though the Great War is nearing its end, the fighting rages on. While waiting for transport back to her post, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis. Bess is alarmed that he believes his distant English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. But when it appears that James Travis couldn’t have shot him, the Captain’s sanity is questioned. Still, Bess wonders how such an experienced officer could be so wrong.
Star Wars: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn: Rescued from exile by Imperial soldiers, Thrawn proved to be indispensable to Emperor Palpatine and the Empire. Follow the events that launched the blue-skinned, red-eyed master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of power and infamy as Thrawn rises to Admiral.