Royal by Danielle Steel: Summer, 1943. The King and Queen choose to send their youngest daughter, Princess Charlotte, to live with a noble family in the country. Charlotte befriends a young evacuee, trains with her cherished horse– and falls deeply in love with her protectors’ son. When tragic events leaves an infant orphaned, the child is raised by a stable manager and his wife. No one, not even she, knows of her lineage. Then a secret finally surfaces, and a long lost princess emerges.
Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer: When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. At last, readers can experience Edward’s version. Meeting Bella is both the most unnerving and intriguing event he has experienced in all his many years. As we learn more fascinating details about Edward’s past and the complexity of his thoughts, we understand why this is the defining struggle of his life. How can he justify following his heart if it means leading Bella into danger?
The End of Her by Shari Lapena: In upstate New York, Stephanie and Patrick are adjusting to life with their colicky twin babies. Then a woman from Patrick’s past drops in on them unexpectedly, raising questions about his late first wife, and when the police start digging, Stephanie’s trust in her husband begins to falter. As their marriage crumbles, Stephanie feels herself coming unglued, and soon she isn’t sure what–or who–to believe. Now the most important thing is to protect her girls, but at what cost?
To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christoper Paolini: A space voyager living her dream of exploring new worlds lands on a distant planet ripe for colonization before her discovery of a mysterious relic transforms her life and threatens the entire human race.
The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel: Eva, a semi-retired librarian, is shelving books one morning when she runs across an article about The Book of Lost Names. The book, an eighteenth-century religious text thought to have been taken from France by the Nazis, is now housed in a Berlin library. It appears to contain some sort of code, but researchers don’t know where it came from or what the code means. Only Eva holds the answer, but will she have the strength to revisit old memories and help reunite those lost during the war?
Thick as Thieves by Sandra Brown: Arden Maxwell, the daughter of the man who vanished twenty years ago following a heist gone wrong, returns to her family home near mysterious Caddo Lake to finally get answers to the questions that torment her about his disappearance, but little does she know, two of her father’s co-conspirators — a war hero and a corrupt district attorney — are watching her every move.
The Eighth Detective by Alex Pavesi: There are rules for murder mysteries. Grant McAllister, a professor of mathematics, calculated the different orders and possibilities of a mystery into seven perfect detective stories he quietly published. Now Grant lives in seclusion. Until book editor Julia Hart shows up wanting to republish his book. But there are things in the stories that don’t add up. Inconsistencies left by Grant that a sharp-eyed editor begins to suspect are more than mistakes. They may be clues, and Julia finds herself with a mystery of her own to solve.
Playing Nice by J.P. Delaney: Pete Riley opens his door to find Miles Lambert, a stranger who breaks the devastating news that Pete’s son, Theo, isn’t actually his son—he is the Lamberts’, switched at birth by an understaffed hospital while their real son was sent home with Miles and his wife, Lucy. Then a plan to sue the hospital triggers an official investigation that unearths some disturbing questions about the night their children were switched. How much can they trust the other parents—or even each other?
1st Case by James Patterson: Genius programmer Angela Hoot has always been at the top of her class. Now she’s at the bottom of the FBI food chain — until her first case threatens everyone around her. With little training, Angela is quickly plunged into a tough case: tracking murderous brothers who go by the name Poet and the Engineer. When her boss tells her to “watch and listen,” Angela’s mind kicks into overdrive. The obsessive thinking that earned her As on campus can prove fatal in the field.