New Nonfiction Titles

The Mueller Report by Robert S. Mueller: There has never been a more important political investigation than Robert S. Mueller III’s into President Donald Trump’s possible collusion with Russia. His momentous findings can be found here, complete with: — The 300+ pages of the historic report — An introduction by constitutional scholar, eminent civil libertarian, and New York Times bestselling author Alan Dershowitz.

Unfreedom of the Press by Mark Levin: Levin takes the reader on a journey through the early American patriot press, followed by the early decades of the Republic during which newspapers around the young country were open and transparent about their fierce allegiance to one political party or the other, and ending at the start of the Progressive Era and the twentieth century that the supposed “objectivity of the press” first surfaced, leaving us where we are today. Available in both print and audio CD.

Bottles of Lies by Katherine Eban: Many have hailed the widespread use of generic drugs as one of the most important public-health developments of the twenty-first century. The story of generic drugs is truly global. It connects Middle America to China, India, sub-Saharan Africa and Brazil, and represents the ultimate litmus test of globalization: what are the risks of moving drug manufacturing offshore, and are they worth the savings?

The Pioneers by David McCullough: In 1788 the first band of pioneers settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River. McCullough uses five historical personages to tell the uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments.

The Wondering Years by Knox McCoy: The author offers a collection of hilarious yet poignant stories that reflect on the way pop culture helped shape his life – and even carved out the foundations of his faith. It’s a witty and winsome exploration of the ways our favorite stories, characters, and conflicts continue to influence our lives.

The Best of Enemies by Osha Davidson Ellis and Atwater met on opposite sides of public school integration. Their encounters were charged with hatred and suspicion. In an amazing set of transformations, each of them came to see how the other had been exploited by the South’s rigid power structure, and they forged a friendship that flourished against a backdrop of unrelenting bigotry.

Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern: Over his unrivaled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities–discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality, and success with the boldest of bold-faced names. But which interviews are his favorites? It’s one of the questions he gets asked most frequently. Howard Stern Comes Again delivers his answer.

Mind and Matter by John Urschel: For John Urschel, a love for puzzles as a child quickly evolved into mastery of the elegant systems and rules of mathematics. Equally at home with both Bernard Riemann’s notion of infinity and Bill Belichick’s playbook, Urschel reveals how each challenge – whether on the field or in the classroom – has brought him closer to understanding the two different halves of his own life, and how reason and emotion, the mind and the body, are always working together.

 

 

New Fiction Titles

 

The Perfect Family by Shalini Boland: Gemma’s six-year-old daughter has disappeared out the front door. After what feels like forever, her mother-in-law Diane finds Katie wandering a few streets away. Relieved to have her youngest child back, Gemma thinks the nightmare is over. But then her perfect family starts to fall apart. And she realizes it’s only just beginning.

Triple Jeopardy by Anne Perry: Daniel Pitt’s sister Jemima returns to London after a violent theft just left Jemima’s good friend frightened and missing a treasured family heirloom. The thief appears to be a man named Sydney–a British diplomat stationed in America who, in a cowardly move, has fled to London. As Daniel parses through the evidence, and what begins as a stolen necklace turns out to have implications in crimes far greater–including a possible murder

The Department of Sensitive Crime by Alexander McCall Smith: The Department of Sensitive Crimes takes on three extremely strange cases. First, the detectives investigate how and why a local business owner was stabbed . . . in the back of the knee. Next, a young woman’s imaginary boyfriend goes missing. Finally, Varg investigates if nocturnal visitations at a local spa have a supernatural element.

The Fox by Frederick Forsythe: The Pentagon, the NSA, and the CIA have been hacked simultaneously, their seemingly impenetrable firewalls breached by an unknown enemy known only as “The Fox.” Even more surprisingly, the culprit is revealed to be a young British teenager, Luke Jennings. He has no agenda, no secrets, just a blisteringly brilliant mind. Extradition to the U.S. seems likely–until Weston has another idea: If Luke can do this to us, what can he do to our enemies?

Strong to the Bone by Jon Land: Fifth generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong pursues a killer who eluded her grandfather more than half a century earlier, a case that reveals a conspiracy connecting a World War II-era Nazi POW camp and a modern-day neo-Nazi gang.

A Taste for Vengeance by Martin Walker: When a British tourist fails to turn up for a luxurious cooking vacation, Bruno is called for help. Bruno discovers that Monica was traveling with a mysterious Irishman, and they turn up dead. The Irishman’s background in intelligence and his connection to Monica’s husband only raise more questions for Bruno. Was she running away? How much does her husband really know? What’s the real story behind a scandal buried in the threesome’s military past?

Oath of Office by Marc Cameron: Freedom may have finally arrived in Iran. As protests break out across the country, the media rejoices over the so-called Persian Spring. Only President Jack Ryan remains wary. Meanwhile, he has plenty to handle at home. Two Russian nuclear missiles have been hijacked. The Campus gets their first break when Jack Junior connects with a rogue Russian intelligence officer in Afghanistan–only to be abducted soon after arriving. President Ryan’s toughest challenge emerges: How do you meet an enemy head on, when he won’t even show you his face?

Miracle at St. Andrews by James Patterson (large print edition): Former professional golfer Travis McKinley travels Scotland to the mythical greens at St. Andrews in search of something that can help him achieve a higher plane.

New DVDs

Creed II: Adonis Creed, son of deceased world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, has boxing in his blood but is up against the biggest challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensified his impending battle in the ring. Adonis and Rocky Balboa, his father’s rival-turned-friend, need to confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for and discover that nothing’s more important than family.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: After the powerful dark wizard Geller Grindelwald escapes from custody, Magizoologist Newt Scamander is called upon by Hogwarts professor Albus Dumbledore once again. Facing unforeseen dangers, Newt must find a way to stop Grindelwald, whose plan for pure-blood wizards to rule over non-magical beings threatens to divide the entire wizarding world.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse: Introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.

Death of a Nation: Not since 1860 have the Democrats so frantically refused to accept the result of a free election. That year, their target was Lincoln. Now, their target is President Trump and his supporters. Through historical recreations and a searching examination of fascism and white supremacy, Death of a Nation cuts through progressive lies to expose hidden history and explosive truths.

Colette: After marrying a writer known commonly as “Willy”, he convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. Colette’s fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.

Ben is Back: Julia Roberts delivers a riveting performance as a mother swept into a race against time after her troubled 19-year-old son returns home for Christmas – and suddenly disappears. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed – and a mother’s love is tested – in this powerful film.

Smallfoot: Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist – a human! News of Percy the “smallfoot” throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village.

Holmes and Watson: The Step Brothers are reunited – this time playing the world’s greatest detective and his loyal sidekick and biography. Together they join forces to solve a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon realize that they only have 5,760 minutes to solve the case or the queen will be next.

If Beal Street Could Talk: Set in 1970’s Harlem, newly engaged 19-year-old Tish and her fiance Fonny have a beautiful future ahead of them. But their fans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream in this lush, moving, dramatic film.

Venom: Eddie Brock is a broken man after he loses everything, including his job and fiancee. Just when his life is at its lowest, he becomes host to an alien symbiote which results in an extraordinary superpowers – transforming his into Venom. Will these powers be enough for this new lethal protector to defeat great evil forces, especially against the far stronger and more weaponized symbiote rival, Riot.

New Fiction Titles

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?

New Fiction Titles

Run Away by Harlan Coben: You’ve lost your daughter. And she’s made it clear that she doesn’t want to be found, and you do the only thing a parent can do: you follow her into a dark and dangerous world you never knew existed. Before you know it, both your family and your life are on the line. And in order to protect your daughter from the evils of that world, you must face them head on.

Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi: Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children’s stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale of a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe. As the book follows the Lee family through encounters with jealousy, ambition, family grudges, work, wealth, and real estate, gingerbread seems to be the one thing that reliably holds a constant value.

You Don’t Own Me by Mary Higgins Clark: Television producer Laurie Moran stops at nothing to solve the murder of a celebrity doctor–even as she finds herself in grave danger as a mysterious stalker plots his next move.

Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler: The murders of a team of United Nations scientists in El Salvador. A deadly collision in the waterways off the city of Detroit. An attack by tomb raiders on an archaeological site along the banks of the Nile. Is there a link between these violent events?

Blood Oath by Linda Fairstein: Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper of the Manhattan Sex Crimes Unit is finally back at work following a leave of absence. But even she can’t anticipate the complexity of her first case when she meets Lucy, a young woman who testified years earlier at a landmark federal trial and now reveals that she was sexually assaulted by a prominent official during that time.

The Liar’s Wife by Samantha Hayes: When Ella wakes up in the hospital following a hit and run incident, she is scared and confused. Close to tears, her eyes fall on a get-well-soon card on the window sill and the nurse reassures her that her loving husband will be back soon. But Ella has never been married…

The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear: When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Entangled in an investigation linked to the power of wartime propaganda and American political intrigue being played out in Britain, Maisie will face losing her dearest friend–and the possibility that she might be falling in love again.

Silent Night by Daniel Steel: Paige Watts is the ultimate stage mother. The daughter of Hollywood royalty, Paige channels her own acting dreams into making her daughter, Emma, a star. By the age of nine, Emma is playing a central role in a hit TV show. Then everything is shattered by unforeseeable tragedy. But with her Aunt Whitney’s help, along with a team of caregivers and doctors, Emma begins to find her way, starting her young life all over again–and changing the lives of everyone around her.

The Lost Man by Jane Harper: Two brothers meet at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback. The third brother lies dead at their feet. Something caused Cam, the middle child who had been in charge of the family homestead, to die alone in the middle of nowhere. Amidst the grief, suspicion starts to take hold, and the eldest brother begins to wonder if more than one among them is at risk of crumbling as the weight of isolation bears down on them all.

New Non Fiction Titles

Coders by Clive Thompson: Presents a brilliant and immersive anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the world today, computer programmers – where they come from, how they think, what makes for greatness in their world, and what should give us pause.

Mostly Sunny by Janice Dean: Janice is well-known for the infectious joy she brings to segments on Fox & Friends, no matter the weather. Yet many of her fans know there’s more to her story than blizzards that are brewing or National Pancake Day celebrations.

The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene: Drawing from the ideas and examples of Pericles, Queen Elizabeth I, Martin Luther King Jr, and many others, Greene teaches us how to detach ourselves from our own emotions and master self-control, how to develop the empathy that leads to insight, how to look behind people’s masks, and how to resist conformity to develop your singular sense of purpose.

Ladies Who Punch by Ramin Setoodeh: Setoodeh uncovers the truth about Star’s weight loss and wedding madness, Rosie’s feud with Trump, Whoopi’s toxic relationship with Rosie, and Barbara’s difficulty stepping away. Plus, all the unseen hugs, snubs, tears–and one dead rodent. Ladies Who Punch shows why The View can be mimicked and mocked, but it can never be matched.

Parkland by David Cullen: An account of the extraordinary teenage survivors who became activists and pushed back against the NRA and feckless Congressional leaders, inspiring millions of Americans to join their grassroots #neveragain movement.

Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe: December 1972. Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders. Her children never saw her again. Everyone in the neighborhood knew the IRA was responsible, but no one would speak of it. Keefe uses the case as a starting point for the tale of a society wracked by a violent guerrilla war, a war that created a world of passion, betrayal, vengeance, and anguish– and whose consequences have never been reckoned with.

American Moonshot by Douglas Brinkley: As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy’s inspiring challenge, and America’s race to the moon with a vivid and enthralling chronicle of one of the most turbulent eras in the nation’s history.

It’s Okay to not be Okay by Sheila Walsh: Beloved author, speaker, and renowned Bible teacher walks alongside women, helping them understand that it’s never too late to start again and there is healing and freedom in just taking the first step.

The Big Nine by Amy Webb: A call-to-arms about the broken nature of artificial intelligence, and the powerful corporations that are turning the human-machine relationship on its head. The big nine corporations (Amazon, Google, Facebook, Tencent, Baidu, Alibaba, Microsoft, IBM and Apple) may be inadvertently building and enabling vast arrays of intelligent systems that don’t share our motivations, desires, or hopes for the future of humanity

New Fiction Titles

The Better Sister by Alafair Burke: When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters–one the dead man’s widow, the other his ex–must set aside mistrust and old resentments. But can they escape their past?

Dark Tribute by Iris Johansen: Despite her tragic childhood, violin prodigy Cara Delaney has finally found peace in her career as a professional musician and stability in her relationship with her guardians, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and ex-Navy SEAL Joe Quinn. But the carefully constructed life Cara has built for herself is suddenly threatened when she is kidnapped by a mysterious man from her grandfather’s past, setting off a violent chain of events that puts everyone Cara loves in danger.

Deep Harbor by Fern Michaels: Immersed in her job as an assistant to a congressman, Carol Ann “CJ” Jansen uncovers possible evidence of her boss’s corrupt activities before his apparent suicide, and moves to a small New England town for her own protection.

Who Slays the Wicked by C.S. Harris: The death of a fiendish nobleman strikes close to home as Sebastian St. Cyr is tasked with finding the killer to save his young cousin from persecution in this riveting new historical mystery from the USA Today bestselling author.

The Stranger Game by Peter Gadol: Rebecca’s boyfriend has gone missing, but the police seem unconcerned. They suspect he has been playing the “stranger game,” a viral hit in which players start following others in real life, as they might otherwise do on social media. As play grows more intense and disappearances are reported across the country, Rebecca tries the game for herself, and she begins to uncover an unsettling subculture that has infiltrated the world around her.

Recall by Meredith Wild: “The second I spared Isabel’s life, everything changed. I used to deal in death wishes. Now the instinct to protect her charts the course. With a long road ahead of us, I won’t make promises I can’t keep. She can barely accept the dark deeds of my past–a bloody history spelled out in a ledger she’s more preoccupied with than I’d like. When an old associate sets a dangerous plan in motion, I can’t hide who I really am. And there’s no turning back.”

Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline: Allie Garvey is heading home to the funeral of a childhood friend full of dread. Because going home means seeing the other two people with whom she shares an unbearable secret. Allie has been haunted for two decades by what she and the others did and the dark secret has eaten away at her. She digs to unearth the truth, but reaches a shocking conclusion that she never saw coming – and neither will the listener.

The A List by J.A. Jance: A threat from her past has Ali Reynolds and her team racing against the clock to stop a ruthless killer.

The Mister by E.L. James: London, 2019. Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. Then all that changes when tragedy strikes and Maxim inherits wealth and responsibility. But his biggest challenge is fighting his desire for an unexpected, enigmatic young woman who’s recently arrived in England, possessing little more than a dangerous and troublesome past. Just who is Alessia Demachi? Can Maxim protect her from the malevolence that threatens her? And what will she do when she learns that he’s been hiding secrets of his own?

New DVDs

On the Basis of Sex: Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts’ view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to fight the case that catapults her into one of the most important public figures of our time.

Mortal Engines: Hundreds of years after our civilization was destroyed, a new world has emerged. A mysterious young woman named Hester Shaw leads a band of outcasts in the fight to stop London – now a giant predator city on wheels – from devouring everything in its path.

The Mule: Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80’s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement or the cartel’s enforcers catch up with him.

Aquaman: Aquaman reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be . . . a king.

A Dog’s Way Home: Based on the beloved best-selling novel, A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a devoted dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.

Bumblebee: Charlie Watson, a teenager trying to find her place in the world, discovers and repairs the battle-scarred robot, who’s disguised as a Volkswagon Beetle. As the Decepticons hunt down the surviving Autobots with the help of a secret agency led by Agent Burns, Bumblebee and Charlie team up to protect the world in an action-packed adventure that’s fun for the whole family.

Green Book: When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor – they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Mary, Queen of Scots: Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Rivals in power and in love, the two Queens make very different choices about marriage and children. Betrayal, rebellion and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens – driving them apart as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power.

Welcome to Marwen: When a devastating attack leaves Mark Hogancamp shattered and without his memory, no one expected recovery. But by putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous fantasy world where he draws strength to triumph in the real one. His astonishing art installation becomes a testament to the powerful women who support him on his journey.

New Fiction Titles

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen: Marrying an Australian pilot during World War I, Emily volunteers to tend the neglected grounds of a Devonshire estate where she finds inspiration and support in an herbalist’s long-forgotten journals.

Secrets at Cedar Cabin by Colleen Coble: USA Today bestselling author Colleen Coble delivers her signature blend of romance and suspense when Brenna Fleming flees to a cabin in Lavender Tides only to discover that everything she believed about herself has been a lie.

The Perfect Alibi by Phillip Margolin: A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of undisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he’s sent to prison. Not long after, there’s another rape and the DNA test shows that the same person committed both rapes–which is seemingly impossible since the man convicted of the first rape was in prison at the time of the second one.

The Persian Gamble by Joe Rosenberg: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Kremlin Conspiracy comes this latest international thriller about a terrifying nuclear alliance among three world powers–Russia, Iran, and North Korea–and the man who must halt their deadly strategy.

The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman: Summoned to a run-down former strip joint, LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis and psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware find themselves crashing a wild Saints and Sinners-themed wedding reception. A horrified bridesmaid has discovered the body of a young woman, dressed to impress in pricey haute couture… and accessorized with a grisly red slash around her neck. What’s missing is any means of identification, or a single partygoer who recognizes the victim.

The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths: Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. A high school English teacher specializing in the Gothic writer R. M. Holland, she teaches a course on it every year. But when one of Clare’s colleagues and closest friends is found dead, with a line from R. M. Holland’s most famous story, “The Stranger,” left by her body, Clare is horrified to see her life collide with the storylines of her favorite literature. To make matters worse, the police suspect the killer is someone Clare knows.

The home for unwanted girls by Joanna Goodman: In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility–much like Maggie Hughes’ parents. When she becomes pregnant at fifteen, her parents send the baby Elodie to an orphanage where she receives horrible treatment. Seventeen years later, Maggie, married to a businessman eager to start a family, cannot forget the daughter she was forced to abandon, and a chance reconnection spurs a wrenching choice.

Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanna Fluke: The filming of a television special at brokenhearted Hannah Swensen’s bakery is complicated by her shifty ex, an intrusive gang of bodyguards, and an untimely murder that compels her alliance with an old flame.

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by James Marlon: In the first novel in Marlon James’s Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child.

New Fiction Titles

The Malta Exchange by Steve Berry: Former Justice Department operative, Cotton Malone, is at Lake Como, Italy, on the trail of legendary letters between Winston Churchill and Benito Mussolini that disappeared in 1945 and could re-write history. But someone else seems to be after the same letters and, when Malone obtains then loses them, he’s plunged into a hunt that draws the attention of the legendary Knights of Malta.

The Justified Murder by Jude Deveraux: When Janet Beeson’s body is discovered, everyone is shocked by the violence of the attack. The sweet little old woman has been shot, stabbed, and poisoned, but no one can imagine who would want to harm one of the town’s kindest, most helpful residents.

The Lethal Legacy by Heather Graham: When his cousin’s business partner is found dead on an island he inherited, Special Agent Craig Frasier agrees to investigate with psychologist Kieran Finnegan and they discover that the property comes with strange lore and a blood-soaked past.

I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella: Fixie Farr has always lived by her father’s motto: “Family first.” But ever since her dad passed away, leaving his charming kitchen supply store in the hands of his children, Fixie spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. Soon Fixie, Ms. Fixit for everyone else, is torn between her family and the life she really wants.

The First Lady by James Patterson: Sally Grissom is a top secret service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. She knows that something is amiss when she is summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. But she couldn’t have predicted that she’d be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady with strict orders to keep it a secret.

The Black Ascot by Charles Todd: Alan Barrington, who has evaded capture for ten years, is the suspect in an appalling murder during Black Ascot, the famous 1910 royal horserace.. His disappearance began a manhunt that consumed Britain for a decade. Now it appears that Barrington has returned to England, giving the Yard a last chance to retrieve its reputation and see justice done.

The Vanishing Man by Charles Finch: Young Charles Lenox is called upon by the Duke of Dorset, one of England’s most revered noblemen, for help. A painting of the Duke’s great-grandfather has been stolen from his private study. As the Dorset family closes ranks to protect its reputation, Lenox uncovers a dark secret that could expose them to unimaginable scandal–and reveals the existence of an artifact, priceless beyond measure, for which the family is willing to risk anything to keep hidden.

Broken Bone China by Laura Childs: Theodosia and Drayton are catering a formal tea at a hot-air balloon rally when a drone appears and deliberately crashes into the balloon next to them, killing all three of its passengers, including Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company. Not only do the police suspect Kingsley as the primary target, they learn that he possessed a rare Revolutionary War Union Jack flag that several people were rabidly bidding on. Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation.