New Fiction Titles

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter: Andrea knows everything about her mother, Laura. But all that changes when a trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different. Now Andrea is on a desperate journey following the breadcrumb trail of her mother’s past. And if she can’t uncover the secrets hidden there, there may be no future for either one of them

Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler: When the descendants of a legendary band of imperial secret-keepers threaten humanity, Juan Cabrillo and his team aboard the Oregon race to protect the world from a plot to eliminate all technology.

The House at Saltwater Point by Colleen Coble: When her sister Mackenzie disappears, Ellie can’t focus on anything but uncovering what happened. Her only clue is the bloodstain on the deck of Mackenzie’s boat. Coast Guard Grayson Bradshaw believes Mackenzie faked her own death after stealing a seized cocaine shipment. Both want the truth, but truth–and family–is often more complex than it appears.

Vicious by V.E. Schwab: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates. In their senior year, their shared research in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong.

Halloween Murder by Leslie Meier: In Trick or Treat Murder, when arson turns into murder, a little digging in all the wrong places puts Lucy too close to a shocking discovery that could send her best-laid plans up in smoke. In Wicked Witch Murder, a gruesome murder of a psychic’s friend has Lucy Stone uncovering a deadly web of secrets and a spin-chilling brush with things that go bump in the night.

Feared by Lisa Scottoline: Rosato & DiNunzio are being sued for reverse sex discrimination by three plaintiffs who claim they weren’t hired because they were men. Mary and her partner soon figure out that Machiavelli manufactured the entire story and entrapped the law firm’s only male lawyer, John Foxman, into admitting sexual discrimination. Events turn deadly when Foxman ends up murdered. Now it’s all on the line as the women have to figure out who killed Foxman and save the law firm they love.

The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien: The final work of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth fiction, completing Christopher Tolkien’s life-long achievement as the editor and curator of his father’s manuscripts

The Café by the Sea by Jenny Colgan: Years ago Flora fled the quiet Scottish island where she grew up. But when fate brings Flora back to the island, she’s suddenly swept once more into life with her brothers – all strapping and loud – and her father. Yet even amid their reunion, Flora discovers a passion for cooking and finds herself restoring a dusty little pink-fronted shop on the harbor: a cafe by the sea.

In His Father’s Footsteps by Daniel Steel: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

New Fiction Titles

Bert and Norah: The Nickle and Dime Murders by Bernard Burgess: Murder sets the stage for a mystery woven around the undying love between a husband and wife private investigation team. Norah’s psychic abilities are combined with Bert’s intuitive logic and the nose of their exceptional tracking animal, a coyote-wolf hybrid named Missy.

Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson: Welcome to Walt Longmire’s worst nightmare. An international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt’s daughter, Cady, and plans to auction her off. The American government is of limited help and the Mexican one even less. Walt heads into the Northern Mexican desert alone, one man against an army.

The Dinner List by Rebecca Serl: When Sabrina arrives at her thirtieth birthday dinner she finds at the table not just her best friend, but also three significant people from her past, and well, Audrey Hepburn. As the appetizers are served, wine poured, and dinner table conversation begins, it becomes clear that there’s a reason these six people have been gathered together.

The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan: When Flora MacKenzie traded her glum career in London for the remote Scottish island of Mure, she never dreamed that Joel–her difficult, adorable boss–would follow. Flora is finding pleasure in the whales breaking waves off the beaches of Mure. But according to local superstition, it’s an omen–and a warning that Flora’s future could be as fleeting as the sea-spray.

Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves: When the Flemings designer Helena and architect Daniel move into a remote community in the north of Shetland, they think it’s a fresh start for themselves and their children. But their arrival triggers resentment, and Helena begins to receive small drawings of a gallows and a hanged man. Gossip spreads like wildfire.

John Woman by Walter Mosley: At twelve years old, Cornelius secretly takes over his father’s job at a silent film theater in New York’s East Village. After his father dies and his mother disappears, Cornelius sets about reinventing himself–as Professor John Woman, a man who will spread father’s teachings into classrooms and beyond. But there are other individuals who are attempting to influence the narrative of John Woman, and who might know something about the facts of his hidden past.

Leverage in Death by J.D. Robb: When Paul Rogan sets off a bomb at his office, killing eleven people, no one can understand why. Then his wife and daughter are found chained up in the family home, and everything becomes clear. Rogan had been given a horrifying choice – set off the bomb, or see his loved ones suffer and die. Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows the violence won’t end here.

Field of Bones by J.A. Jance: Sheriff Joanna Brady may expect to see her maternity leave through to completion, but the world has other plans when a serial homicide case surfaces. Rather than staying home with her newborn and losing herself in the cold cases to be found in her father’s long unread diaries, Joanna instead finds herself overseeing a complex investigation involving multiple jurisdictions.

Walking Shadows by Faye Kellerman: While investigating the two brutal murders, Detective Decker, with help from his temporary partner and his wife Rina, uncovers ties to a crime from twenty-years earlier.

New YA Titles

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge

Hocus Pocus and the All New Sequel by A.W. Janatha: Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a new era of Hocus Pocus. Fans will be spellbound by a fresh retelling of the original film, followed by the all-new sequel that continues the story with the next generation of Salem teens.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

Tower of Dawn by Sarah Maas: Chaol and Nesryn visit Antica hoping the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme can enable Chaol to walk again, and to persuade the rulers to ally with them to save Erilea.

Wild Card by Marie Lu: Teenage hacker Emika Chen embarks on a mission to unravel a sinister plot and is forced to join forces with a shadowy organization known as the Blackcoats.

The Red Fox Clan by John Flanagan: The mysterious Red Fox Clan, a group of anarchists all donning fox masks, have threatened Castle Araluen and question Princess Cassandra’s and Princess Madelyn’s succession to the throne. Will they succeed in unseating Cassandra and Madelyn and take the throne for themselves?

As Old as Time by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, Belle, trapped in the Beast’s enchanted castle, discovers that her estranged mother was the one who placed a spell on the Beast so many years ago.

Cemetery Girl: Haunted: She was drugged, dumped in a cemetery, and left for dead. Ever since, she’s been living in a crypt in Dunhill Cemetery, or hiding out in her late friend Lucinda’s house, afraid to go public for fear her would-be-killer would find her to finish the job. Now, with a mysterious investigator and hardened killers on her trail, Calexa’s true identity is about to be revealed, but will she live long enough to learn her real name?

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab: Ever since her near-fatal drowning, Cassidy has been able to pull back the “Veil” that separates the living from the dead. And now her parents are filming a TV series about the world’s most haunted places, starting with Edinburgh with its graveyards, castles, and restless phantoms–and Cass and her personal ghost companion, Jacob, are about to find out that a city of old ghosts can be a very dangerous place indeed.

Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, the prince falls asleep and Aurora must escape the magical world created in her own dreams.

New DVD Titles

RBG: At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG explores Ginsburg’s life and career.

Ocean’s 8: Debbie Ocean has been concocting the greatest heist of her career. It will require the best in the field, including her former partner in crime, Lou, and a crew of specialists. Their target: $150 million in diamonds that will adorn the neck of a famous actress at the event of the year, the Met Gala. The plan appears rock-solid, but it needs to be flawless for them to get in and get away – all in plain sight.

A Wrinkle in Time: Based on the timeless classic and filled with spectacle, warmth and heart, this celebrated film follows an ordinary girl’s epic journey home, with the ultimate triumph of love.

Paterno: Paints a compelling portrait of Penn State’s longtime head football coach, Joe Paterno, as he is embroiled in the infamous Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

Avengers: Infinity War: An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe where The Avengers and Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos.

Tag: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade – risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry, “You’re It!” Based on a true story, this outrageous comedy shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

Hurricane Heist: As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate the U.S. Mint facility. Their plan, to steal $600 million and escape using the Category 5 hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time – and the hurricane – to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness: After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and forces them to address the issues that pulled them apart.

Overboard: After unjustly firing housekeeper Kate and refusing to pay her, rich boy Leonardo falls overboard and wakes up on the Oregon Coast – with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital, and to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work – for the first time in his life. But with Leonardo’s billionaire family hot on their trail and the possibility of his memory returning at any moment, Kate’s fun might not last.

Breaking In: Gabrielle Union stars as a woman who will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick, and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission when she is dead set on breaking in.

New Fiction Titles

The Hope Jar by Wanda Brunstetter: Michelle Taylor is not who her new family in Lancaster County believes her to be. Once homeless and hopeless, Michelle has come to love her new Amish friends and even considers the idea of romance among them. Finding an old blue jar filled with handwritten thoughts, quotes, and prayers encourages Michelle’s budding faith–but she also finds herself feeling conflicted. How can she tell the truth without hurting the ones she has truly come to love?

Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pierce: When Emmy becomes typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird, she reads poignant notes from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong men, or who can’t bear to let their children be evacuated, and she is unable to resist responding.

Spymaster by Brad Thor: Across Europe, a secret organization has begun attacking diplomats. Back in the United States, a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset. In the balance hang the ingredients for all-out war. With his mentor out of the game, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must take on the role he has spent his career avoiding. But, as with everything else he does, he intends to rewrite the rules–all of them.

The Good Fight by Danielle Steel: Set against the backdrop of the 1960’s and encompassing the remarkable people the protagonist, Meredith, meets, the historic events she witnesses, and the sacrifices she must make, this is the story of a woman changing her world as she herself is changed by it.

Tell The Machine Goodnight by Katie Williams: Pearl’s job is to make people happy. Every day, she provides customers with personalized recommendations for greater contentment. But how does one measure an emotion? Meanwhile, her teenage son, Rhett, finds greater satisfaction in being unhappy. As his mother, Pearl wants nothing more than to help Rhett–but is it for his sake or for hers?

Circe by Madeline Miller: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power–the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.

The Sinners by Ace Atkins: Years ago, Colson’s late uncle had put a drug clan’s patriarch in prison, but now he’s getting out, with revenge, power, and family business on his mind. Cracks are opening all over the county, and shadowy figures are crawling out–and they’re all heading directly for Colson.

The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah: Sweetbitter meets The Nightingale in this page-turner about a woman who returns to her family’s ancestral vineyard in Burgundy to study for her Master of Wine test, and uncovers a lost diary, a forgotten relative, and a secret her family has been keeping since WWII

Texas Ranger by James Patterson: Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates’s law-enforcement skills have carried him from local highway patrolman to the rank of Texas Ranger. A case in Waco has jeopardized Yates’s chances at promotion, and he decides to take time off to recharge. He is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne, and finds himself in search of a killer with one of the most twisted and violent minds he’s ever encountered.

New Fiction Titles

Toucan Keep a Secret by Donna Andrews: After hearing a hammering in the columbarium, Meg finds an elderly parishioner lying dead on the floor of the crypt. The curmudgeonly victim had become disgruntled with the church and ranted all over town about taking back his wife’s ashes. Did someone who had it in for him follow him to the columbarium? Or was the motive grave robbery?

Rescued by David Rosenfelt: Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He’d much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying over seventy dogs from the South to the rescue-friendly northeast turns up with a murdered driver, Andy can’t help but get involved.

Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna: When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic bounty hunter, Alice Vega, to help find the girls. Vega enlists the help of a disgraced former cop, Max Caplan. Cap is a man trying to put his scandal and past behind him and move on, but Vega needs his help to find the girls, and she will not be denied.

The Other Woman by Daniel Silva: Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin is poised to become chief of Israel’s secret intelligence service. On the eve of his promotion, events lure him into the field for one final operation. ISIS has detonated a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible before he can strike again.

The Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay: Paul Davis is a normal guy until he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies, nearly dies, and develops PTSD. His wife, Charlotte, desperate to cheer him up, brings home a vintage typewriter. However, the typewriter itself is a problem. Paul swears it’s possessed and types by itself at night. But only Paul can hear the noise coming from downstairs; Charlotte doesn’t hear a thing. And she worries he’s going off the rails.

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan: A sweeping novel that takes us from the elegantly appointed mansions of Manila to islands in the Sulu Sea, from a kidnapping at Hong Kong’s most elite private school to a surprise marriage proposal at an Indian palace, Kevin Kwan’s hilarious, gloriously wicked new novel reveals the long-buried secrets of Asia’s most privileged families and their rich people problems.

Double Blind by Iris Johansen: Kendra Michaels is reluctant to help the FBI until she hears the details: The body was found blocks away from her condo, the man carried envelope with her name on it, and inside was an SD card with what appears to be an innocuous video of a wedding reception. And just one week before the attempted delivery of this mysterious video, the groom in the video was murdered.

A Gathering of Secrets by Linda Castillo: When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. At first, it looks like an accident, but when the body of eighteen-year-old Daniel Gingerich is found inside–burned alive–Kate suspects murder. Who would want a well-liked, hardworking young Amish man dead? As Kate wades through a sea of suspects, she’s confronted by her own violent past and an unthinkable possibility.

New NonFiction Titles

Death of the Nation by Dinesh D’Souza: Offers a bracing alternative vision of American history, one that explains the dark and problematic past of the Democratic Party. D’Souza radically reinterprets the roles of figures like Van Buren, Wilson, FDR and LBJ and exposes the hidden truth that racism today, as in the past, comes not from the conservative right but rather from Democrats and progressives on the left.

Short-Hair Detention by Channy Chhi Laux: In a moving narrative, Channy recounts the intimate details of her journey through four devastating years of the Cambodian genocide that killed more than two million of her people. She shares how she found friendship, learned to rely on her instincts, endured emotional pain, and found courage to look past her misery and persevere for the sake of her mother.

The Russian Hoax by Gregg Jarrett: Fox News analyst Gregg Jarrett reveals the story behind Hillary Clinton’s deep state collaborators and exposes their actions during and after the 2016 election. When this suspected effort failed, those same people appear to have pursued a contrived investigation of President Trump in an attempt to undo the election results and remove him as president.

Killing the Deep State by Jerome Corsi: Argues that there is a secret conspiracy between leftist extremists, the mainstream media, government holdovers from the previous administration, and shadowy forces within the U.S. intelligence community to destroy the Trump presidency, and explains what Trump must do to prevail.

Ragnor Lothbrock and a History of the Vikings by Noah Brown: Discover the truth behind Ragnor Lothbrok and the rich history of the Vikings.

Mini Charm Quilts: Choose projects from 18 celebrated Moda designers, including Lisa Bongean, Jo Morton, Pat Sloan, Jen Kingwell, and Laurie Simpson. Then let the mini-making begin! Projects include simple squares, pretty posies, a doll-quilt-and-pillow set, and a quilt inspired by an antique game board.

Dopesick by Beth Macy: Chronicles America’s more than twenty-year struggle with opioid addiction, from the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, through the spread of addiction in distressed communities in Central Appalachia, to the current national crisis.

The Poisoned City by Anna Clark: Recounts the gripping story of Flint’s poisoned water through the people who caused it, suffered from it, and exposed it. It is a chronicle of one town, but could also be about any American city, all made precarious by the neglect of infrastructure.

 

New Fiction Titles

Paradox by Catherine Coulter: When an escaped mental patient fails to kidnap five-year-old Sean Savich, agents Sherlock and Savich know they’re in his crosshairs and must find him before he continues with his kill list.

Tailspin by Sandra Brown: One night pilot Ryan Mallet takes to the air, when no other pilot would, to deliver a black padlocked box. What awaits him at his destination is a near crash and a run-in with Dr. Brynn O’Neal. Soon they’re reluctantly teamed in a mad race against the clock, the law, and the ruthless individuals who will kill in order to get the precious payload for themselves.

There by Tommy Orange: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. One of these twelve, Tony Loneman, is a young Native American boy whose future seems destined to be as bleak as his past, and he has come to the Powwow with dark intentions — intentions that will destroy the lives of everyone in his path.

Clock Dance: When Willa receives a phone call from a stranger telling her that her son’s ex-girlfriend has been shot, she flies across the country to Baltimore to look after a young woman she’s never met, her nine-year-old daughter, and their dog, Airplane. The impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory in unexpected places.

The Seasons of Doubt by Jeannie Burt: On the frigid Nebraska prairie of 1873, Mary Harrington’s husband abandons her and their five-year-old son. Three months later, she still does not know if he is alive or dead. By then, they have run out of food and fuel, their sod house is freezing. Desperate, they abandon their homestead and set out in the midst of a prairie winter. With such bleak prospects, she must find help. But where? How?

Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley: Legend has it that a forbidden love between Jean-Philippe and Lydia ended tragically, but centuries later, the clues they left behind slowly unveil the true story. Part history, part romance, and all kinds of magic, Susanna Kearsley’s latest masterpiece will draw you in and never let you go, even long after you’ve closed the last page.

Iron Gold by Pierce Brown: A decade ago, Darrow was the hero of the revolution he believed would break the chains of the Society, and abolish the color-coded caste system. But the Rising has shattered everything, and brought endless war. New foes emerge to threaten what has been earned, and throughout the worlds other destinies entwine with Darrow’s to change his fate forever.

Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber: Rocked by tragedy, Annie heads to the one place that makes her happy: Oceanside in the Pacific Northwest. Once there, Annie begins to restore her broken spirit, thanks in part to the folks she meets: a local painter, Keaton, whose large frame is equal to his big heart–and who helps Annie fix up her rental cottage by the sea; Mellie, the reclusive, prickly landlord Annie is determined to befriend; and Britt, a teenager with a terrible secret.

Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris: Twelve years ago Finn’s girlfriend, Layla, disappeared. He told the police the truth about that night. Now Finn has moved on. But his past won’t stay buried. A small Russian doll left near his house is torture to Finn and his fiancé. It’s a sign that Layla is still alive. And so the happiness he has managed to find with Layla’s sister, Ellen, is brought into question.  

New DVDs

Black Panther: After tragedy forces young Prince T’Challa to assume Wakanda’s throne, he is faced with the ultimate test, putting the fate of his country and the entire world at risk. Pitted against his own family, the new king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and embrace his future as an Avenger.

Rampage: Davis shares an unshakable bond with George, a gorilla in his care since he was young. When a corporation’s genetic experiment goes awry, George and animals across the country are mutated into aggressive super-creatures who destroy everything in their path. Davis tries to find an anti-dote, not only to halt a global catastrophe but also to save the fearsome creature who was once his friend.

Tomb Raider: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, is driven to solve the puzzle of her father’s mysterious death on her own. Armed with only her sharp mind, blind faith and inherently stubborn spirit, Lara must learn to push herself beyond her limits as she braves the perilous journey into unknown lands.

Dark Crimes: When police officer Tadek finds similarities between an unsolved murder and a crime outlined in a book by famed writer Krystof Kozlov, Tadek begins to track Kozlov and his girlfriend and his mysterious sex-club worker. As his obsession with Kozlov grows, Tadek descends into a deadly underworld of sex, lies, and corruption to find the shocking, deadly truth.

Red Sparrow: Dominika is a former ballerina forced to enter Sparrow School, a secret government program that thrusts her into the treacherous espionage game between Russia and the CIA. She emerges trained as a lethal agent, but is trapped in a world she desperately wants to escape.

Super Troopers 2: When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the fun-loving Vermont Highway Patrolmen – Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit, and Farva – are called in to resolve the situation.

I Feel Pretty: Renee is a woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis. After suffering a fall, she wakes up believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed?

A Quiet Place: A family must navigate their lives in silence to avoid mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. Knowing that even the slightest whisper or footstep can bring death, Evelyn and Lee are determined to find a way to protect their children at all costs while the desperately search for a way to fight back.

Beirut: Mason Skiles is a former U.S. Diplomat who gets sent to Beirut to negotiate a swap for the release of a terrorist leader, believed to be imprisoned by Israeli secret police in exchange for a CIA agent who has been kidnapped. Confronted by ghosts from his past, Mason faces a formidable question: who do you trust in a world where the truth emerges only when it’s convenient – or profitable?

New Fiction Titles

The Fleur-de-sel Murders by Jean-Luc Bannalec: Old salt farmers always say the violet scent of the Fleur de Sel at harvest on the salt marshes of the Guérande Peninsula can cause hallucinations. Commissaire Dupin also starts to believe this when he’s attacked out of the blue in the salt works.

The Accidental Guardian by Mary Connealy: Trace Riley has been self-appointed guardian of the trail ever since his own wagon was attacked. When he finds the ruins of a wagon train, he offers shelter to survivor Deborah Harkness and the children she saved. Trace and Deborah grow close working to bring justice to the trail, but what will happen when the attackers return to silence the only witness?

Varina by Charles Frazier: Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest moments in American history.

Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall: Mike Hayes has dedicated his life to making Verity (aka V) happy. It doesn’t matter that she hasn’t been returning his e-mails or phone calls. It doesn’t matter that she says she’s marrying Angus. It’s all just part of the secret game they used to play. If Mike watches V closely, he’ll see the signs. If he keeps track of every move, he’ll know just when to come to her rescue.

The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz: A wealthy woman strangled six hours after she’s arranged her own funeral. A very private detective uncovering secrets but hiding his own. A reluctant author drawn into a story he can’t control. What do they have in common?

The Outsider by Stephen King: An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. But Maitland has an alibi, and it turns out his story has incontrovertible evidence of its own. How can two opposing stories be true?

To the Moon and Back by Karen Kingsbury: Since high school, Brady Bradshaw has lived alone. He likes it that way. Besides, he’s hardly ever home. When he isn’t fighting fires in Oklahoma City, he is volunteering throughout his community. It’s what he lives for. That and one other thing. He hopes that someday, somehow, he might find a girl he hasn’t seen in more than a decade. A girl named Jenna.

The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz: Jane Hawk tracks the powerful DOJ operative at the center of the murderous conspiracy that killed her husband, a decorated Marine, and now threatens others closest to her.

Murder in Saint-Germain by Cara Black: Aimée Leduc is accosted by Suzanne Lesage, a Brigade Criminelle agent on a counterterrorism squad. Back in Paris, Suzanne is convinced she’s being stalked by a ghost, a Serbian warlord her team took down. She begs Aimée to investigate: is it possible Mirko Vladić could be alive and in Paris with a blood vendetta? It seems that Suzanne is in fact paranoid, perhaps losing her mind, until Suzanne’s team begins to die in a series of strange, tragic accidents.