The Last Second by Catherine Coulter: A private French space agency has sent a satellite into orbit that harbors a frightening reality: a nuclear electromagnetic pulse has been hidden aboard. In days, when the satellite is in position, Dr. Neveah Patil, will have the power to lay waste to the world with her EMP, and create her own immortality with the Holy Grail–the stones of the heavens.
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See: This beautiful, thoughtful novel illuminates a world turned upside down, one where the women are in charge, engaging in dangerous physical work, and the men take care of the children. A classic Lisa See story—one of women’s friendships and the larger forces that shape them—The Island of Sea Women introduces listeners to the fierce and unforgettable lady divers of Jeju Island and the dramatic history that shaped their lives.
Tangerine by Christine Mangan: Arriving in Tangier with her new husband only to encounter the estranged best friend she has not seen in more than a year, Alice allows her friend to introduce her to the rhythms and culture of Morocco, only to be quickly stifled by the woman’s controlling nature.
In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin: When the remains of a private investigator who went missing a decade earlier are discovered, Siobhan Clarke uncovers disturbing evidence implicating her mentor, Inspector Rebus.
Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah: When a mysterious child who shows up at Jo’s cabin, she enlists the help of her reclusive neighbor, Gabe, to solve the mystery of the charming child. How does a young girl not only read but understand Shakespeare? Why do good things keep happening in her presence? And why aren’t Jo and Gabe checking the missing children’s website anymore? Though the three have formed an incredible bond, they know difficult choices must be made.
Wild Card by Stuart Woods: Barrington and his latest paramour are enjoying a peaceful country retreat when their idyll is broken by an unwelcome stranger. He was sent by an enemy with boundless resources and a thirst for vengeance, this foe will not be deterred, and when one plot fails another materializes. Their latest plan is more ambitious and subtle than any they’ve tried before, and the consequences could remake the nation.
Residue by Michael McGarrity: A long-unsolved mystery gets a grim new break when the bones of Kim Ward are unearthed in Las Cruces, New Mexico, forty-five years after her disappearance. Suspicion swiftly falls on her old college boyfriend: retired Police Chief Kevin Kerney. Left grasping for clues, with no alibi and not a single witness to speak for him, Kerney and his wife must race to reconstruct long-past events to identify the one person who can clear his name and expose the killer before it is too late.
The Cornwalls are Gone by James Patterson: Intelligence officer Amy Cornwall must use lethal tactics in open defiance of Army Command when a mysterious adversary kidnaps her family and gives her forty-eight hours to commit an unspeakable crime.
Mornings on Main by Jody Thomas: When Jillian James lands in the small town Texas community of Laurel Springs, she’s definitely not planning to stay. Connor Larady is a single dad, and the only one caring for his grandmother, Eugenia, who has Alzheimer’s. When Connor meets down-on-her-luck Jillian, he’s out of options. Can he trust the newcomer to do right by his grandmother’s legacy?