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.