New Fiction

Missing and Endangered by J.A. Jance: After Jenny’s college roommate Beth goes missing and is then found, Jenny finds herself in the crosshairs of a criminal bent on revenge. With Christmas vacation approaching, and Beth at war with her parents, Jenny invites Beth to the shelter of the Brady home. While Joanna is sympathetic, she’s caught up in a sensitive case–an officer-involved shooting that has placed the lives of two young children in jeopardy–leaving her stretched thin to help.

Legacy by Nora Roberts: Adrian has a line of yoga and workout videos when she begins to receive death threats veiled in vicious rhymes. Year after year, they keep arriving—the postmarks changing, but the menacing tone the same. They continue after she returns to Maryland and becomes reacquainted with Raylan, her childhood crush. Sometimes it even seems like the terrifying messages are indeed routine, like nothing will come of them. Until the murders start, and the escalation begins.

Arctic Storm Rising by Dale Brown: Exiled to guard a remote radar post along Alaska’s Arctic Frontier, U.S. Air Force intelligence officer Nicholas Flynn, after an American F-22 collides with a Russian interloper, is ordered to find a missing stealth bomber before the enemy and prevent a potential nuclear holocaust.

Seven Days in June by Tia Williams: When Shane and Eva meet unexpectedly at a literary event, sparks fly, raising not only their past buried traumas, but the eyebrows of New York’s Black literati. What no one knows is that twenty years earlier, teenage Eva and Shane spent one crazy, torrid week madly in love. They may be pretending that everything is fine now, but they can’t deny their chemistry-or the fact that they’ve been secretly writing to each other in their books ever since.

Saving Piper Moonlight by Joann Keder: Piper Moonlight is tired of living life on the run from the remaining Fallen Branch cult members and settles in Piney Falls, Oregon, where the cult originated. Her employer, Cosmo Hill, also a former Fallen Branch member, enlists the help of super sleuth Lanie Anders to uncover the truth of Piper’s past. They find there are still shocking secrets buried within the layers of the former cult. As those secrets come to light, those who keep them will stop at nothing to stay hidden.

One Two Three by Laurie Frankel: Everyone knows everyone in the tiny town of Bourne, but the Mitchell triplets are especially beloved. When the first moving truck anyone’s seen in years pulls up, it unloads new residents and old secrets. Soon, the Mitchell sisters are taking on a system stacked against them and uncovering mysteries buried longer than they’ve been alive. Because it’s hard to let go of the past when the past won’t let go of you.

The Venice Sketchbook by Rhys Bowen: Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper…Venice. Caroline’s quest: to scatter Juliet “Lettie” Browning’s ashes in the city she loved and to unlock the mysteries stored away for more than sixty years. Key by key, Lettie’s life of impossible love, loss, and courage unfolds as Caroline’s own journey of self-discovery begins.

The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton: Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL–and a past president–has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating’s teenage daughter, Melanie–turning every parent’s deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches in real time, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his strengths: as a leader, a warrior, and a father.

The Bullet by Iris Johansen: After being divorced from Joe Quinn for many years, Diane Connors abruptly returns to disrupt his life by begging his current wife, Eve Duncan, to do her a favor. Diane is on the run with a secret that will not only put Eve in danger but make her choose between protecting her family and doing what is right.

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