The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben: Found as a boy living feral in the woods, Wilde is a mystery to everyone, including himself. When a local girl goes missing, famous TV lawyer Hester Crimstein–with whom Wilde shares a tragic connection–asks him to use his unique skills to help find her. Meanwhile, a group of ex-military security experts arrive in town, and when another teen disappears, the case’s impact expands far beyond the borders of the peaceful suburb.
Above the Bay of Angels by Rhys Bowen: Through a series of strange events, Bella Waverly arrives as Helen Barton from Yorkshire, to work in the kitchen of Buckingham Palace where she pursues her passion for creating culinary delights is chosen to accompany the queen to Nice. When the threat of blackmail shadows Bella to the Riviera, and a member of the queen’s retinue falls ill and dies, her new life just might come crashing down–if it doesn’t send her to the gallows.
Hidden Salem by Kay Hooper: As a longtime member of the FBI’s Special Crimes Unit, Grayson Sheridan has learned not to be surprised by the unusual and the macabre–but Salem is different. When Gray arrives to find his undercover partner vanished, he knows that whatever’s hiding in the seemingly peaceful town is deadly. But what actually hides in the shadows and secrets of Salem is unlike anything the agents have ever encountered.
Devoted by Dean Koontz: Woody Bookman hasn’t spoken a word in his eleven years of life. For Megan, keeping her boy safe and happy is what matters. But Woody believes a monstrous evil was behind his father’s death and now threatens him and his mother. And an ally unknown to him is listening. A uniquely gifted dog with a heart of gold, Kipp hears the boy who communicates like he does, without speaking, and knows he needs to find him before its too late.
Deacon King Kong by James McBride: From James McBride comes a wise and witty novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting. As the story deepens, it becomes clear that the lives of the characters–caught in the tumultuous swirl of 1960s New York–overlap in unexpected ways. When the truth does emerge, McBride shows us that not all secrets are meant to be hidden, that the best way to grow is to face change without fear, and that the seeds of love lie in hope and compassion.
Trace Elements by Donna Leon: When a dying hospice patient wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding. “They killed him. It was bad money. I told him no.” Piecing together the tangled threads, in time Brunetti comes to realize the perilous meaning in the woman’s accusation and the threat it reveals to the health of the entire region.
The Number Game by Danielle Steel: Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. When Eileen discovers that Paul’s late nights in the city are hiding an affair with a younger woman, she questions the years of sacrifice and compromise. On the brink of forty and wondering what she’s going to do with the rest of her life, is it too late for her to start over?
Hit List by Stuart Woods: When Stone Barrington finds his name on a hit list, he plans to lie low until the culprit is caught. But when this foe shows no signs of stopping until his deadly objective is realized in full, Stone is left with no choice but to face the problem head-on.
The K Team by David Rosenfelt: Andy Carpenter’s wife, Laurie, was a cop, a good one. Now she helps out on Andy’s cases while also raising Ricky, their son. But she’s been chafing to jump back into investigating on her own, and when her former partner and his German shepherd K-9 partner come to her with a proposal, she’s in.
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