New Fiction Titles

Toucan Keep a Secret by Donna Andrews: After hearing a hammering in the columbarium, Meg finds an elderly parishioner lying dead on the floor of the crypt. The curmudgeonly victim had become disgruntled with the church and ranted all over town about taking back his wife’s ashes. Did someone who had it in for him follow him to the columbarium? Or was the motive grave robbery?

Rescued by David Rosenfelt: Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He’d much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying over seventy dogs from the South to the rescue-friendly northeast turns up with a murdered driver, Andy can’t help but get involved.

Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna: When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic bounty hunter, Alice Vega, to help find the girls. Vega enlists the help of a disgraced former cop, Max Caplan. Cap is a man trying to put his scandal and past behind him and move on, but Vega needs his help to find the girls, and she will not be denied.

The Other Woman by Daniel Silva: Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin is poised to become chief of Israel’s secret intelligence service. On the eve of his promotion, events lure him into the field for one final operation. ISIS has detonated a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible before he can strike again.

The Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay: Paul Davis is a normal guy until he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies, nearly dies, and develops PTSD. His wife, Charlotte, desperate to cheer him up, brings home a vintage typewriter. However, the typewriter itself is a problem. Paul swears it’s possessed and types by itself at night. But only Paul can hear the noise coming from downstairs; Charlotte doesn’t hear a thing. And she worries he’s going off the rails.

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan: A sweeping novel that takes us from the elegantly appointed mansions of Manila to islands in the Sulu Sea, from a kidnapping at Hong Kong’s most elite private school to a surprise marriage proposal at an Indian palace, Kevin Kwan’s hilarious, gloriously wicked new novel reveals the long-buried secrets of Asia’s most privileged families and their rich people problems.

Double Blind by Iris Johansen: Kendra Michaels is reluctant to help the FBI until she hears the details: The body was found blocks away from her condo, the man carried envelope with her name on it, and inside was an SD card with what appears to be an innocuous video of a wedding reception. And just one week before the attempted delivery of this mysterious video, the groom in the video was murdered.

A Gathering of Secrets by Linda Castillo: When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. At first, it looks like an accident, but when the body of eighteen-year-old Daniel Gingerich is found inside–burned alive–Kate suspects murder. Who would want a well-liked, hardworking young Amish man dead? As Kate wades through a sea of suspects, she’s confronted by her own violent past and an unthinkable possibility.

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