New Fiction

Ali Reynolds’s personal life is in turmoil when two separate men show up on the scene – a serial killer and a murderer who has just been released from  prison. With lives hanging in the balance, Ali must thread the needle between good and evil.

Biologist Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to reintroduce gray wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying landscape, but Aggie, too, unmade by the terrible secrets that drove the sisters out of Alaska. 

Australia, 1942, and as Japanese bombs rain down, Molly Hook searches for Longcoat Bob, the deep-country sorcerer who put a curse on her family. By her side are the most unlikely travelling companions: Greta, a razor-tongued actress and Yukio, a fallen Japanese fighter pilot.

In her first new novel since The Perfect Nanny launched her onto the world stage and won her acclaim , Leila Slimani draws on her own family’s inspiring story for the first volume in a planned trilogy about race, resilience, and women’s empowerment.

In Hell of a Book, an African-American author sets out on a cross-country book tour to promote his bestselling novel. That storyline drives Jason Mott’s novel and is the scaffolding of something much larger and more urgent.

When a county initiative forces the students at a mostly black public school to move across town to a nearly all-white high school, the community rises in outrage. For two students, quiet and aloof Gee and headstrong Noelle, these divisions will extend far beyond their schooling. 

Kabul, 1978: the ten-year-old daughter in a prominent family, Sitara Zamani lives a privileged life in Afghanistan’s thriving capital until her world is shattered when communists stage a coup, assassinating the president and Sitara’s entire family. Only she survives. 

Evan has the complete memories of two other people who lived sequentially before him. Then he meets Poppy, who is like him, but a member of the secretive Cognomina. They are, in effect, immortals, compiling  lifetimes into near-superhuman abilities that they have used to drive history over centuries.

J.R.R. Tolkien continued to write about Middle-earth right up until the years before his death in 1973. This new collection offers readers a chance to peer over Professor Tolkien’s shoulder at the very moment of discovery: and on every page, Middle-earth is once again brought to extraordinary life.

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