New Nonfiction Titles

Office 2016 Simplified by Elaine Marmel: the quick, easy, full-color guide to the new features and tools of the latest version of Office. With a clear, highly visual, introductory style of instruction, this book gives you step-by-step directions alongside illustrative screen shots to help you learn Microsoft’s bestselling productivity software.

Killing England by Bill O’Reilly: Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Great Britain’s King George III, the authors chronicle the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe.

The Operator by Robert O’Neil: The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and which culminated in those famous three shots that dispatched the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden.

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer: Schumer mines her past for stories about her teenage years, family, relationships, and sex, and shares the experiences that have shaped who she is–a woman with the courage to bare her soul to stand up for what she believes in, all while making us laugh.

Our Revolution by Bernard Sanders: And for the millions looking to continue the political revolution, Bernie outlines a progressive economic, environmental, racial, and social justice agenda that will create jobs, raise wages, protect the environment, and provide health care for all — and ultimately transform our country and our world for the better.

The Big Lie by Dinesh D’Souza: Dinesh D’Souza reveals: why Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler admired the Democratic Party (and why the fascists and National Socialists identified with the progressive Left); how Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger inspired Nazi racial theorists; how leftist philosophers have intentionally (if covertly) promoted and justified Nazi tactics and the fascist ideal of the all-powerful centralized state; why the anti-free-speech, anti-capitalist, anti-religious-liberty, pro-violence, pro-abortion Democratic Party is a national socialist (Nazi) party in everything but name.

What Happened by Hilary Rodham Clinton: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party and reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history.

The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce: Combining on-the-ground reporting with intelligent synthesis of the literature and economic analysis, Luce offers a detailed projection of the consequences of the Trump administration, the rise of European populism, and a forward-thinking analysis of what those who believe in enlightenment values must do to defend himself from the multiple onslaughts they face in the coming years.

New Fiction Titles

The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott (Large Print): In Catholic Brooklyn, in the early part of the twentieth century, decorum, superstition, and shame collude to erase a man’s brief existence, and yet his suicide, although never spoken of, reverberates through many lives–testing the limits and the demands of love and sacrifice, of forgiveness and forgetfulness, even through multiple generations.

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter (Large Print): Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn’s happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father–Pikeville’s notorious defense attorney–devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night.

Texas Takedown by Heather Woodhaven (Large Print): Presenting her research findings at an oceanology conference should be marine biologist Isabelle Barrows’ big break — until she spots two men chasing her. With shadowy assailants on her tail, impressing potential investors becomes the least of her concerns. Especially when the men chase her straight into the arms of her high school crush.

The Asphalt Warrior by Gary Reilly: Murph’s world consists mostly of fares and doormen and fellow hacks from the Rocky Mountain Taxicab Company. He has two main goals in life. First, to earn no more than it takes to keep his bohemian lifestyle afloat. Second, never under any circumstances get involved in the lives of his fares. He’s not very good with the first issue and spectacularly bad with the second.

An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry: A Hungarian immigrant is a victim of a gruesome murder. Commander William Monk suspects a local killer, but when another victim is found he begins to think the murderer is an outsider.

The Other Girl by Erica Spindler: From the New York Times bestselling author of Justice for Sara and The First Wife comes The Other Girl, a chilling new thriller about a ritualistic murder of a college professor that sends a small town cop back into the trauma she thought she’d put behind her.

A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena: You’re home making dinner for your husband. You expect him any second. The phone rings–it’s the call you hoped you’d never get. You jump in your car and race to a neighborhood you thought you’d never visit. You peer into the dark, deserted building. You brace yourself for the worst. And then, you remember nothing else.

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett: In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love.

 

New Graphic Novels

The Mystery Knight by Ben Avery: A full-color graphic rendering of the novella set a century before the events of the Game of Thrones series continues the adventures of noble but impoverished hedge knight Duncan and his bold squire and Daenerys’s great-grandfather, the future King Aegon V.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Book One by Robert Aguirre-Sacasa: On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress Sabrina Spellman finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family’s past has arrived in Greendale, Madame Satan, and she has her own deadly agenda.

Tetris by Box Brown: It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Computer scientist Alexey Pajitnov had big ideas about games. In 1984, he created Tetris in his spare time while developing software for the Soviet government. Once Tetris emerged from behind the Iron Curtain, it was an instant hit.

The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen: Every ninety years, twelve gods return as young people. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are all dead. It’s happening now. It’s happening again.

March Book One by John Lewis: March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis’ personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.

Monstress Volume One by Marjorie Liu: Set in an alternate world of art deco beauty and steampunk horror, Monstress tells the epic story of Maika Halfwolf, a teenage survivor of a cataclysmic war between humans and their hated enemies, the Arcanics. In the face of oppression and terrible danger, Maika is both hunter and hunted, searching for answers about her mysterious past as those who seek to use her remain just one step behind … and all the while, the monster within begins to awaken

Amazing Fantastic Incredible by Stan Lee: In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee–comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes–shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be.

Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” by Miles Hyman: In a graphic-novel adaptation of the classic spine-tingler, the grandson of the story’s original author depicts the eerie town and their shocking ritual in detailed four-color panels that breathe new life into the iconic tale.

Orange: the complete collection by Ichigo Takano: When sixteen-year-old Takamiya Naho receives a mysterious letter, claiming to be from her twenty-seven-year-old self, her life is suddenly thrown into flux. The letter informs her that a new transfer student by the name of Naruse Kakeru will be joining her class, and to keep her eye on him. What is Naho to make of the letter’s contents and its cryptic warning?

New Fiction Titles

Glass Houses by Louise Penny: When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines, the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead, until it vanishes overnight and a body is discovered. It falls to Gamache to discover if a debt has been paid or levied.

Secrets in Death by J.D. Robb: The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it’s not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that’s exactly what happens one cold February evening. The mortally wounded woman is Larinda Mars, a self-described “social information reporter,” or as most people would call it, a professional gossip.

Sulfur Springs by William Kent Krueger: Cork O’Connor’s search for a missing man in the Arizona desert puts him at the center of a violent power struggle along the Mexican border, a struggle that might cost Cork everything and everyone he holds most dear.

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz: From the author of the #1 international best seller The Girl in the Spider’s Web: the new book in the Millennium series, which began with Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

The Right Time by Danielle Steel: Alex writes in every spare moment, gripped by the plots and themes and characters that fill her mind. Her secret life as the mysterious and brilliantly successful Alexander Green—and her own life as a talented young woman—expose her to the envious, the arrogant, and Hollywood players who have no idea who she really is.

Map of the Heart by Susan Wiggs: Widowed by tragedy, Camille Palmer has made her peace with the past and settled into the quiet safety of life with her teenage daughter, Julie, in a sleepy coastal town. Then the arrival of a mysterious package breaks open her family’s secret past. In uncovering a hidden history, Camille has no idea that she’s embarking on an adventure that will utterly transform her.

Haunted by James Patterson: Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic, small town in the beautiful Maine woods, a recommendation from a former colleague. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community.

Before Evil by Alex Kava: Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic, small town in the beautiful Maine woods, a recommendation from a former colleague. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community.

Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton: The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate–and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered.

New Fiction Titles

Victor and Lucy by Victor Lodato: Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still whisper about. He only knows that his father is gone, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear: not even the line between the living and the dead.

The Last Tudor by Philipa Gregory: The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.

Two Nights by Kathy Reichs: A childhood spent in a dangerous cult left Sunday Night with a bone-deep instinct for survival that’s kept her alive but left her mostly friendless. Forced into early retirement from the police force due to an injury, Sunnie retreats from an outside world she doesn’t trust and sees little use for, until a wealthy woman contacts her with a plea to help find her missing granddaughter.

Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown: Olive’s mother disappeared while on a hike. A year later she starts having waking dreams in which her very vibrant mother urges the girl to look for her, and Olive begins to believe her mother is still alive and in trouble. Her father believes the trauma of losing her mother is making Olive ill, until he uncovers a secret that sends him on his own quest for the truth.

Paradise Valley by C.J. Box: Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer, and has set the perfect trap, but the plan goes horribly wrong. At the same time, Kyle Westergaard, a troubled kid whom Cassie has taken under her wing, has disappeared, and in the same way that two streams converge into a river, Kyle’s disappearance may have a more sinister meaning than anyone realizes.

Gone Gull by Donna Andrews: Meg Langslow is spending the summer at the Biscuit Mountain Craft Center, helping her grandmother Cordelia run the studios. But someone is committing acts of vandalism, threatening to ruin the newly-opened center’s reputation. While Meg is trying to track down the vandal, a body is found in one of the classrooms.

Little White Lies by Ace Atkins: Boston PI Spenser and right hand Hawk follow a con man’s trail of smoke and mirrors in the latest entry of the iconic crime series.

Look Behind You by Iris Johansen: A serial killer is on the loose in San Diego near Kendra Michaels’ home and office. With each kill, he leaves souvenirs of other unsolved serial murder cases in various U.S. cities. The investigators become his newest targets, even as Kendra slowly begins to suspect that one of them may be the killer himself.

Liar by K.L. Slater: Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children. Then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but his mother Judi isn’t sure. The further Judi delves into Amber’s personal life, the closer she gets to shocking secrets that could change everything, and Judi must make a decision that could lead to the most disastrous consequences.

New YA Titles

Loved by P.C. Cast: When the Nerd Herd regroups to celebrate Zoey’s eighteenth birthday, they notice signs that Neferet might be stirring once again, so the team must overcome their petty differences and join forces in order to stop a rabid group of red vampires.

Shooter by Walter Dean Myers: Written in the form of interviews, reports, and journal entries, the story of three troubled teenagers ends in a tragic school shooting.

Asking For It by Louise O’Neill: One night, there’s a party. All eyes are on Emma. The next morning, she can’t remember what happened. She doesn’t know why she’s in pain. But everyone else does. Photographs taken at the party show, in explicit detail, what happened to Emma. But people don’t want to believe what is in front of them, especially when the truth concerns the town’s heroes.

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Hunt: Ally’s greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is because she still doesn’t know how to read.

Crazy House by James Patterson: In a future world where teenagers are taken, imprisoned, and forced to fight for their survival, well-behaved Cassie will do whatever it takes to save her rebellious twin sister from Death Row.

What Light by Jay Asher: When Sierra falls for Caleb, a boy who made a terrible mistake years before, she is determined to help him find forgiveness, despite the disapproval and suspicions they meet.

Alex and Eliza by Melissa De la Cruz: When Alex and Eliza meet one fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history.

The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan: Leaving the safety of the demigod training ground, a disgraced Apollo embarks on a quest across North America to find a dangerous ancient-world Oracle while navigating the challenges of the evil Triumvirate.

The Beauty of Darkness by Mary Pearson: Princess Lia and her love, Rafe, have escaped Venda and the path before them is winding and dangerous.

New Large Print Titles

 

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt: When her father and stepmother are found murdered on a in 1892, Lizzie Borden immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent. Meanwhile, others in the household have their own motives and stories to tell: Lizzie’s unmarried older sister, a put-upon Irish housemaid, and a boy hired by Lizzie’s uncle to take care of a problem.

Falling Darkness by Karen Harper: Claire Britten’s forensic psychology training never prepared her for a plane crash. Or how to help frightened fellow survivors cope, huddled in two small rafts awaiting rescue. Especially when three of them are your ex-husband, your daughter, and the man you love– whose pursuit by a criminal mastermind forced you all to run in the first place.

Beneath Copper Balls by Colleen Coble: Dispatcher Dana Newell receives a call from her friend Allyson who screams “He’s going to kill me too” before the phone goes dead. Dana immediately dispatches a deputy, but it’s too late. Allyson’s death is ruled an accident, but Dana just doesn’t believe it. She knows Allyson–an investigative reporter–was researching a new story. Did someone want to keep her quiet?

‘Round Midnight by Laura McBride: Spanning the six decades that it took for Las Vegas to grow from a dusty gambling town into the melting-pot metropolis it is today, ‘Round Midnight is the story of four women – one who falls in love, one who gets lucky, one whose heart is broken, and one who chooses happiness – whose lives are transformed at the Midnight Room.

Falling by Jane Green: Emma finds a tiny beach cottage in the small town of Westport, Connecticut. It needs work–lots of work. But it’s the perfect project, if her new landlord, Dominic, is agreeable to the small changes she yearns to make. To Emma, Dominic himself is somewhat of a fixer-upper. But setting down roots doesn’t come easily when two lives as different as their own merge into one.

High Stakes by Fern Michaels: Investigative reporter Dennis West joined forces with the men of the Sisterhood to help fight corruption and greed. Now he and his band are on a mission to help an old friend in danger. It’ll mean going deep undercover, but the men of the Sisterhood are breaking out their most impressive moves to stop a criminal network that’s stayed two steps ahead of justice for too long.

The Ultimatum by Karen Robards: Thief. Manipulator. Con artist. Call it what you will—Bianca St. Ives is the best in the business. Growing up, instead of playing hopscotch, she studied martial arts with sensei masters and dismantled explosives with special-ops retirees. Her father prepped her well to carry on the family business. Now a striking beauty with fierce skills, the prodigy has surpassed the master.

Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery: Kelly Murphy’s life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine, but everything changes one sun-washed summer with two dramatic homecomings: Griffith Burnett–Tulpen Crossing’s prodigal son, who has set his sights on Kelly–and Olivia, her beautiful, wayward and, as far as Kelly is concerned, unwelcome sister. Tempted by Griffith, annoyed by Olivia, Kelly is overwhelmed by the secrets that were so easy to keep when she was alone.

New Fiction Titles

The Fallen by Ace Atkins: Sheriff Quinn Colson faces off against bank robbers who rob with the stealth of trained military personnel. If he stands any chance of catching them, he is going to need the help of old allies, new enemies, and a lot of luck. The enemies he has plenty of. It is the allies and the luck that are in woefully short supply.

Dark Rites by Heather Graham: When an unknown assailant begins beating random strangers, including her missing friend, Vickie Preston teams up with special agent Griffin Pryce in the wake of terrifying visions that suggest that a cult is responsible for the attack.

Wired by Julie Garwood: Allison Trent has always had a special talent for computers. In fact, she’s working on a new program that will revolutionize the tech industry, and when she attends a prominent seminar, word begins to spread. FBI agent Liam Scott discovers how brilliant Allison is and wants her to help hunt down a cyber criminal he’s been after for two years.

Dragonsworn by Sherrilyn Kenyon: Medea was born the granddaughter of the Greek god Apollo, and among the first of his people that he cursed to die. When Apollo sends a new plague to destroy what remains of her people, she knows of a secret weapon that can stop the ancient god. However, said device is in the hands of a dragon who wants nothing to do with politics, the gods, demons, or humanity.

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris: Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace: he has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You’d like to get to know Grace better. But it’s difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are never apart. Her friends call–so why doesn’t Grace ever answer the phone? And how can she cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim? And why are there bars on one of the bedroom windows? The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie??

House of Spies by Daniel Silva: Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through London’s glittering West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, but with one loose thread that leads Gabriel Allon and his team of operatives to the doorstep of a rich drug dealer and an ex-model.

Any Dream Will Do by Debbie Macomber: Shay Benson adored her younger brother, Caden, and to protect him she crossed lines she never should have crossed. Determined to start fresh, she befriends widowed Pastor Drew Douglas, his children, and their community. But Caden’s return to town and a disastrous secret threaten to undo the life Shay has tried so hard to rebuild.

Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig: Ginny has been in foster care for years, and for the first time in her life she has found her “forever home.” After being traumatically taken from her abusive mother, she is finally in a place where she’ll be safe and protected, with a family who will love and nurture her. But Ginny has other plans to take back what is missing in her life. She’ll even try to get herself kidnapped.

New DVDs

Big Little Lies Season 1: Follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at a school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated. Starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman.

The Circle: When Mae is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks.

A Cure for Wellness: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious ‘wellness center’ at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness.

Ghost in the Shell: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. Starring Scarlet Johansson.

Power Ranger: Five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove, and the world, is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet.

The Fate of the Furious: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. Starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson.

Life: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds.

Gifted: Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy, his spirited young niece Mary, in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn, whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary.

The Shack: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer.

New Fiction

Price of Duty by Dale Brown: In a top-secret location, Russian President Gennadiy Gryzlov has built his nation’s most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb. From inside Perun Aerie—an intricate network of underground tunnels and chambers that is the heart of the Russian cyber warfare program—he is launching a carefully plotted series of attacks on an unsuspecting U.S. and its European allies.

Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child: Logan travels the Adirondacks to finally work on his book when the remote community is rocked by the grisly discovery of a dead hiker on Desolation Mountain. When Logan is asked to help investigate, he discovers no shortage of suspects capable of such an attack–and no shortage of locals willing to point the finger and spread incredible rumors.

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton: Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America’s western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West of eastern Wyoming and the Black Hills. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars.

Same Beach Next Year by Dorothea Benton Frank: A chance meeting on the Isle of Palms brings former sweethearts Adam Stanley and Eve Landers together again. Their respective spouses, Eliza and Carl, fight sparks of jealousy flaring from their imagined rekindling of old flames. As Adam and Eve get caught up on their lives, their partners strike up a deep friendship–and flirt with an unexpected attraction.

A Perfect Obsession by Heather Graham: Someone is murdering young women in the New York area and displaying them in mausoleums and underground tombs. The FBI is handling the case, with Special Agent Craig Frasier and Kieran Finnegan, forensic psychologist.

Walking on My Grave by Carolyn Hart: Annie’s friend and fellow shop owner Ves Roundtree is a very wealthy woman. Her rich brother entrusted her with his estate, and upon her death, his fortune is to be divided. Several cash-strapped islanders are in line to collect life-changing inheritances. The problem is, Ves is very much alive.

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan: Having collected a lifetime of lost objects in order to deal with the loss of his fiancee, Anthony Peardew bequeaths his secret life’s mission to his unsuspecting assistant, Laura, leaving her his house and all its lost treasures–and the responsibility to return each one to its owner.

Take Out by Margaret Maron: Sigrid is still reeling from the untimely death of her lover, acclaimed painter Oscar Nauman, when she is called to investigate the deaths of two homeless men in the West Village. As Sigrid investigates, she uncovers an intriguing neighborhood history: a haughty mafia widow and her disgraced godson, a retired opera star with dark secrets, an unsolved hit-and-run, and the possible discovery of a long-missing painting that will rock the art world.