New Fiction Titles

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen: Marrying an Australian pilot during World War I, Emily volunteers to tend the neglected grounds of a Devonshire estate where she finds inspiration and support in an herbalist’s long-forgotten journals.

Secrets at Cedar Cabin by Colleen Coble: USA Today bestselling author Colleen Coble delivers her signature blend of romance and suspense when Brenna Fleming flees to a cabin in Lavender Tides only to discover that everything she believed about herself has been a lie.

The Perfect Alibi by Phillip Margolin: A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of undisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he’s sent to prison. Not long after, there’s another rape and the DNA test shows that the same person committed both rapes–which is seemingly impossible since the man convicted of the first rape was in prison at the time of the second one.

The Persian Gamble by Joe Rosenberg: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Kremlin Conspiracy comes this latest international thriller about a terrifying nuclear alliance among three world powers–Russia, Iran, and North Korea–and the man who must halt their deadly strategy.

The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman: Summoned to a run-down former strip joint, LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis and psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware find themselves crashing a wild Saints and Sinners-themed wedding reception. A horrified bridesmaid has discovered the body of a young woman, dressed to impress in pricey haute couture… and accessorized with a grisly red slash around her neck. What’s missing is any means of identification, or a single partygoer who recognizes the victim.

The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths: Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. A high school English teacher specializing in the Gothic writer R. M. Holland, she teaches a course on it every year. But when one of Clare’s colleagues and closest friends is found dead, with a line from R. M. Holland’s most famous story, “The Stranger,” left by her body, Clare is horrified to see her life collide with the storylines of her favorite literature. To make matters worse, the police suspect the killer is someone Clare knows.

The home for unwanted girls by Joanna Goodman: In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility–much like Maggie Hughes’ parents. When she becomes pregnant at fifteen, her parents send the baby Elodie to an orphanage where she receives horrible treatment. Seventeen years later, Maggie, married to a businessman eager to start a family, cannot forget the daughter she was forced to abandon, and a chance reconnection spurs a wrenching choice.

Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanna Fluke: The filming of a television special at brokenhearted Hannah Swensen’s bakery is complicated by her shifty ex, an intrusive gang of bodyguards, and an untimely murder that compels her alliance with an old flame.

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by James Marlon: In the first novel in Marlon James’s Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child.

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