New Fiction

It is the early spring of 2016 and Queen Elizabeth is at Windsor Castle in advance of her 90th birthday celebrations, but the preparations are interrupted when a guest is found dead in one of the Castle bedrooms.

When a sinkhole opens in a nearby park, a girl falls inside. The search brings a shocking accusation that spins out of control, and suddenly, it is one mom’s word against another’s in a court of public opinion that can end only in blood.

When a drive-by shooting on the Chicago’s west side turns political, Detective Hearney leads the way to a quick solve. His quest to expose the evil  takes him to the one place he vowed never to return: his own troubled past.

Justice Wynn has slipped into a coma, and Avery’s life turns upside down when she discovers that Wynn suspected a dangerous conspiracy that infiltrates the highest power corridors of Washington.

Now, together for the first time in print, A Simple Murder features six original short stories starring whip-smart chief of police, Kate Burkholder.

When Fern decides to help her sister achieve her heart’s desire of having a baby, Rose realizes with growing horror that Fern might make choices that can only have a terrible outcome. 

When heiress fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver vanishes on her way home from school, the subsequent trial taps straight into America’s most pressing preoccupations: race, class, sex, law enforcement, and the lurid sins of the rich and famous.

Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission–and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn’t know that. He can’t even remember his own name, let alone  his assignment or how to complete it.

It’s October 1814. London finds itself in the grip of a series of terrifying murders eerily similar to the shocking Ratcliffe Highway murders of three years before. When the lead investigator is killed in the same brutal way, the city is paralyzed with terror.

New Nonfiction Titles

 Atomic Habits by James Clear: Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits–whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.

Nomadland by Jessica Bruder: From the beet fields of North Dakota to Amazon’s CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. These casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of thousands, forming a growing community of nomads: migrant laborers who call themselves “workampers.” In a secondhand vehicle she christens “Van Halen,” Bruder hits the road to get to know her subjects more intimately and tells a compelling, eye-opening tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy.

Zoo Nebraska by Carson Vuaghn: Royal, Nebraska, population eighty-one–where the church, high school, and post office each stand abandoned, but for nearly twenty years, they had a zoo: seven acres that rose from local peculiarity to key tourist attraction to devastating tragedy. As the tourist trade multiplied, so did the inhabitants of what would become Zoo Nebraska, and, eventually, the source of a power struggle that would lead to the tragic implosion of founder Dick Haskin’s dream.

Mercury Rising by Jeff Shesol: A riveting history of the momentous Friendship 7 space flight that put America back into the space race. If the United States couldn’t catch up to the Soviets in space, how could it compete with them on Earth? Mercury Rising re-creates the sense of tension to a flight that riveted the world. Drawing on new sources, interviews, and personal notes, Mercury Rising shows how the astronaut’s heroics lifted the nation’s hopes in what Kennedy called the “hour of maximum danger.

Greater than a Tourist: Nebraska USA: Experience cultural, culinary delights, and attractions with the guidance of a Local. Slow down and get to know the people with this invaluable guide, and you will be eager and prepared to discover new activities at your next Nebraska destination.

Me and Sister Bobbie by Willie Nelson: Abandoned by their parents as toddlers, Willie and Bobbie Nelson found their love of music almost immediately through their grandparents, who raised them in a dusty small town in east Texas. This dual memoir weaves together their lives as they experienced them both side-by-side and apart with powerful, emotional stories from growing up, playing music in public for the first time, and the trials they each faced in adulthood.

Zero Fail by Carol Leonnig: Carol Leonnig has been covering the Secret Service for The Washington Post for most of the last decade, bringing to light the gaffes and scandals that plague the agency today–from a toxic work culture to outdated equipment and training to the deep resentment among the ranks with the agency’s leadership. Leonnig interviewed countless current and former agents who risked their careers to speak out about an agency that’s broken and in desperate need of a reform.

Alone at Dawn by Dan Schilling:  The astonishing true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms. Drawing from firsthand accounts, classified documents, video footage, and interviews with leaders and survivors of the operation, Alone at Dawn is the story of an extraordinary man’s brave last stand and the brotherhood that forged him.

Fast, Feast, Repeat by Gin Stephens: You’ll learn how to work a variety of intermittent fasting approaches into your life, no matter what your circumstances or schedule. Once you’ve ignited your fat-burning superpower, you’ll get rid of “diet brain” forever, tweak your protocol until it’s second nature, and learn why intermittent fasting is a lifestyle, not a diet.

 

New Fiction

Missing and Endangered by J.A. Jance: After Jenny’s college roommate Beth goes missing and is then found, Jenny finds herself in the crosshairs of a criminal bent on revenge. With Christmas vacation approaching, and Beth at war with her parents, Jenny invites Beth to the shelter of the Brady home. While Joanna is sympathetic, she’s caught up in a sensitive case–an officer-involved shooting that has placed the lives of two young children in jeopardy–leaving her stretched thin to help.

Legacy by Nora Roberts: Adrian has a line of yoga and workout videos when she begins to receive death threats veiled in vicious rhymes. Year after year, they keep arriving—the postmarks changing, but the menacing tone the same. They continue after she returns to Maryland and becomes reacquainted with Raylan, her childhood crush. Sometimes it even seems like the terrifying messages are indeed routine, like nothing will come of them. Until the murders start, and the escalation begins.

Arctic Storm Rising by Dale Brown: Exiled to guard a remote radar post along Alaska’s Arctic Frontier, U.S. Air Force intelligence officer Nicholas Flynn, after an American F-22 collides with a Russian interloper, is ordered to find a missing stealth bomber before the enemy and prevent a potential nuclear holocaust.

Seven Days in June by Tia Williams: When Shane and Eva meet unexpectedly at a literary event, sparks fly, raising not only their past buried traumas, but the eyebrows of New York’s Black literati. What no one knows is that twenty years earlier, teenage Eva and Shane spent one crazy, torrid week madly in love. They may be pretending that everything is fine now, but they can’t deny their chemistry-or the fact that they’ve been secretly writing to each other in their books ever since.

Saving Piper Moonlight by Joann Keder: Piper Moonlight is tired of living life on the run from the remaining Fallen Branch cult members and settles in Piney Falls, Oregon, where the cult originated. Her employer, Cosmo Hill, also a former Fallen Branch member, enlists the help of super sleuth Lanie Anders to uncover the truth of Piper’s past. They find there are still shocking secrets buried within the layers of the former cult. As those secrets come to light, those who keep them will stop at nothing to stay hidden.

One Two Three by Laurie Frankel: Everyone knows everyone in the tiny town of Bourne, but the Mitchell triplets are especially beloved. When the first moving truck anyone’s seen in years pulls up, it unloads new residents and old secrets. Soon, the Mitchell sisters are taking on a system stacked against them and uncovering mysteries buried longer than they’ve been alive. Because it’s hard to let go of the past when the past won’t let go of you.

The Venice Sketchbook by Rhys Bowen: Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper…Venice. Caroline’s quest: to scatter Juliet “Lettie” Browning’s ashes in the city she loved and to unlock the mysteries stored away for more than sixty years. Key by key, Lettie’s life of impossible love, loss, and courage unfolds as Caroline’s own journey of self-discovery begins.

The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton: Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL–and a past president–has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating’s teenage daughter, Melanie–turning every parent’s deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches in real time, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his strengths: as a leader, a warrior, and a father.

The Bullet by Iris Johansen: After being divorced from Joe Quinn for many years, Diane Connors abruptly returns to disrupt his life by begging his current wife, Eve Duncan, to do her a favor. Diane is on the run with a secret that will not only put Eve in danger but make her choose between protecting her family and doing what is right.

New Nonfiction

Girl Decoded by Rana el Kaliouby: Egyptian American visionary and scientist provides an intimate view of her personal transformation as she follows her calling-to humanize our technology and how we connect with one another. Girl Decoded chronicles el Kaliouby’s journey from being a “nice Egyptian girl” to becoming a woman, carving her own path as she revolutionizes technology. But decoding herself-learning to express and act on her own emotions-would prove to be the biggest challenge of all.

The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio by Alexander Green: Provides readers with the necessary tools to manage their own money, enabling them to earn higher returns and save many thousands of dollars in investment cost over a lifetime of investing. Using a simple and safe strategy that requires 20 minutes a year to implement, readers will learn to take control of their investments and still have time to enjoy a leisurely life.

Quilled Animals by Diane Boden: Quilling is a traditional papercraft that has been popular for many years. This delightful book provides 20 easy yet imaginative designs covering a range of animals such as cats, dogs, sheep, a hippopotamus, a fox, giraffes and an alpaca, and includes three-dimensional designs. The projects will appeal to experienced quillers looking for new ideas and inspiration, as well as beginners who wish to take up this delightful craft.

Vibrant by Stacie Stephenson: With practical steps to improve everything from brain health and energy to immunity and weight, Vibrant introduces readers to a new way of looking at health, as something each person can control for themselves, rather than something that happens to them.

Beautiful Things by Hunter Biden: In Beautiful Things, Hunter recounts his descent into substance abuse and his tortuous path to sobriety. The story ends with where Hunter is today–a sober married man with a new baby, finally able to appreciate the beautiful things in life.

On the Bright Side by Melanie Shankle: Somewhere in the midst of online arguments and crazy politics and the ups and downs of life, we’ve lost sight of the gifts that are all around us: kindness, love, mercy, and joy. In On the Bright Side, Melanie Shankle reminds us of the unchanging principles we can count on in a changing world. These are lessons that Melanie has learned along the way about how to find all the joy that life has to offer – and why encouragement is never something to keep to ourselves.

The Ultimate Evil: the search for the Sons of Sam by Maury Terry: In this investigative story, first published in 1987, Terry details the chilling events, proving that Berkowitz was an affiliate of, and triggerman for, a Satanic cult known as the Process Church of the Final Judgment. Updated with Berkowitz’s recent confirmations from his prison cell, Terry untangles the web of information and shocking extent of the Process Church’s activities. Includes black-and-white photographs.

Killing the Mob by Bill O’Reilly: O’Reilly and co-author Martin Dugard trace the brutal history of 20th Century organized crime in the United States, and expertly plumb the history of this nation’s most notorious serial robbers, conmen, murderers, and especially, mob family bosses. Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O’Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson

Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight by Julia Sweig: Perhaps the most underestimated First Lady of the twentieth century, Lady Bird Johnson was also one of the most accomplished. Where no presidential biographer has understood the full impact of Lady Bird Johnson’s work in the White House, Julia Sweig draws on Lady Bird’s own voice in her White House diaries to place her at center stage and to reveal a woman ahead of her time–and an accomplished politician in her own right.

 

New Fiction

The Lost Village by Camilla Sten: Documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt has been obsessed with the vanishing residents of the old mining town, dubbed “The Lost Village,” and sets out to make a film about the disappearances. Not long after they’ve set up camp, mysterious things begin to happen. Equipment is destroyed. People go missing. As doubt breeds fear and their very minds begin to crack, one thing becomes clear: They are not alone. They’re looking for the truth… But what if it finds them first?

A Gambling Man by David Baldacci: The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start. Seeking fortune in California, Archer’s first stop is a P.I. office where he is hoping to apprentice with a legendary private eye and former FBI agent named Willie Dash. He lands the job, and immediately finds himself in the thick of a potential scandal: a blackmail case involving a wealthy well-connected politician running for mayor that soon spins into something even more sinister.

Stargazer by Anne Hillerman: Years ago, Bernie and Maya were roommates, but time and Mayas struggles with addiction drove them apart. Now Mayas brother asks Bernie to find out what happened to his sister. Tracing Mayas whereabouts, Bernie learns that her old friend had confessed to the murder of her estranged husband, a prominent astronomer. But the details don’t align. Suspicious, Bernie takes a closer look at the case only to find that nothing is as it seems.

21st Birthday by James Patterson: Detective Lindsay Boxer vows to protect a young woman from a serial killer long enough to see her twenty-first birthday. When Tara Burke goes missing with her baby girl, all eyes are on her husband, Lucas. He paints her not as a missing person but a wayward wife–until a gruesome piece of evidence turns the investigation criminal. If what Lucas tells law enforcement has even a grain of truth, there isn’t a woman in the state of California who’s safe.

The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex: A boat pulls up to a lighthouse with relief for the keepers, but the tower is locked and empty. The weather log describes a storm raging round the tower, but the skies have been clear all week, and the clocks have all stopped at 8:45. Two decades later, the wives who were left behind are visited by a writer who is determined to find the truth. As secrets surface and truths twist into lies, what does it take to keep the light burning when all else is swallowed by dark?

2034 by Elliot Ackerman: From two former military officers and award-winning authors, 2034 is a chillingly authentic, geopolitical thriller that imagines a naval clash between the US and China in the South China Sea in 2034 — and the path from there to a nightmarish global conflagration. Everything in 2034 is an imaginative extrapolation from present-day facts on the ground combined with the authors’ years working at the highest and most classified levels of national security.

Finding Ashley by Danielle Steel: After losing her son to cancer followed by divorce, Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life renovating a Victorian house when she receives a call from her sister, Hattie. At sixteen, a pregnant Melissa was sent to a gloomy convent in Ireland to have– and give up–her baby, to spare the family shame. All these years later, Hattie feels compelled to embark on a journey that will change both their lives forever, and track down the child Melissa gave up.

Animal Instinct by David Rosenfelt: The K Team’s latest case – a recent unsolved murder – gives Corey a chance to solve ‘the one that got away.’ Corey knew the murder victim from his time on the force, when he was unable to protect her in a domestic dispute. Now, he is convinced the same abusive boyfriend is responsible for her murder. With some help from Laurie’s lawyer husband, Andy Carpenter, the K Team is determined to prove what the police could not, no matter the cost.

When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain: The day missing persons detective Anna Hart arrives in Mendocino, CA, she learns a local teenage girl has gone missing. Then, just days later, a twelve-year-old girl is abducted. The crimes feel frighteningly reminiscent of the most crucial time in Anna’s childhood, when a string of unsolved murders touched Mendocino. As past and present collide, Anna must learn that true courage means getting out of her own way and learning to let others in.

New DVDs

The Codebreaker: American Experience: The Codebreaker tells the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work decoding thousands of messages for the U.S. government would send infamous gangsters to prison and bring down a massive, near-invisible Nazi spy ring in WWII.

Hemingway: a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: Examines the visionary work and turbulent life of one of the greatest and most influential American writers Ernest Hemingway. Intimate and insightful, the series weaves together Hemingway’s biography with excerpts from his work. The film penetrates the myth of Hemingway to reveal a deeply troubled and ultimately tragic figure.

The Beach House: Hoping to reignite their relationships, college students Emily and Randall arrive at their weekend getaway only to discover a peculiar older couple already staying there. They all agree to share the home but, after a night of partying, they’re awoken to a living nightmare of apocalyptic proportions. A mysterious airborne microbe has infected the water and it’s making its way to the house.

Monster Hunter: When an unexpected sandstorm transports Captain Artemis and her unit to a new world, the soldiers are shocked to discover that this hostile and unknown environment is home to enormous and terrifying monsters. In their desperate battle for survival, the unit encounters the mysterious Hunter, whose unique skills allow him to stay one step ahead of the powerful creatures. The brave warriors combine their unique abilities to band together for the ultimate showdown.

Wonder Woman 1984: Fast-forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big-screen adventure finds her facing a wide array of foes, including Maxwell Lord and Cheetah.

Pinocchio: Geppetto’s puppet creation, Pinocchio, magically comes to life with dreams of becoming a real boy. Easily led astray, Pinocchio tumbles from one misadventure to another as he is tricked, kidnapped and chased by bandits through a wonderful world full of imaginative creatures – from the belly of a giant fish, to the Land of Toys and the Field of Miracles.

Minari: A Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of its own American dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they discover the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

Atlantic Crossing: Inspired by true events, this is the untold story of the Norwegian Crown Princess becoming an influential figure in world politics during World War II, depicting the tragic events of the war from a unique and unseen perspective.

Supernova: Sam and Tusker, partners of twenty years, are traveling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family and places from their past. Following a life-changing diagnosis, their time together has become more important than ever until secret plans test their love like never before.

News of the World: Five years after the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd moves from town to town sharing the news from the far reaches. In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with a 10-year-old girl taken in by the Kiowa people and raised as one of their own. Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles into the unforgiving wilderness, the two face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place they can call home.

Don’t Tell a Soul: While stealing money to help their sick mother, teen brothers Matt and Joey are surprised by Hamby, a security officer who gives chase and is then trapped in a well. Over the next few days, Joey and Hamby forge an uneasy relationship. Hamby tells Joey he’ll keep quiet if Joey sets him free. But Hamby holds another secret, one that will threaten Joey and his family, in this twist-filled, cat-and-mouse thriller.

Our Friend: Our friend tells the inspiring and extraordinary true story of the Teague family — journalist Matt, his vibrant wife Nicole and their two young daughters — and how their lives are upended by Nicole’s heartbreaking diagnosis of terminal cancer. As Dane puts his life on hold to stay with his friends, the impact of this l decision proves greater and more profound than anyone could have imagined.

New Fiction Titles

Step into the jazz age of urban Paris! For fans of historical fiction, magic realism and mysteries.
A suspense filled crime mystery for fans of David Baldacci, James Patterson and John Sandford.
A historical fiction title set in WWII England. Readers may also like When We Were Young and Brave by Hazel Gaynor
A mystery of "Why did she do it?" for fans of C.J. Box, Stuart Woods and Jeffery Deaver
One man's search for the children he's never known results in the discovery of mysterious disappearances. Read if you like Lisa Jackson or Jo Nesbo
A marine themed mystery of "Who dun' it?" featuring the characters Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers
A new suspenseful summer selection. Read if you like characters living on the lamb with a side dish of romance and sand.
John Grisham offers an inspirational story of basketball and family dedication. Yes, that John Grisham. Try if you like historical fiction and sports stories
A tale of mystery, suspense and corporate espionage. Readers may also like J.D. Robb and Iris Johansen.

New DVDs

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Fatman: A rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus is fighting to save his declining business. Meanwhile, Billy, a neglected and precocious 12 year old, hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page presents an unvarnished look at the unlikely author whose autobiographical fiction helped shape American ideas of the frontier and self-reliance. A Midwestern farm woman who published her first novel at age 65, Laura Ingalls Wilder transformed her frontier childhood into the best-selling “Little House” series.

Horizon Line: A couple flying on a small plane to attend a tropical island wedding must fight for their lives after their pilot suffers a heart attack.

Let Him Go: Following the loss of their son, retired sheriff George Blackledge (Kevin Costner) and his wife Margaret (Diane Lane) leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from a dangerous family living off the grid. They soon discover that the Weboy family has no intention of letting the child go, forcing George and Margaret to fight for their family.

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee: Paul Hogan is reluctantly thrust back into the spotlight as he desperately attempts to restore his sullied reputation on the eve of being knighted.

Promising Young Woman: From visionary director Emerald Fennell comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie was a promising young woman…until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie’s life is what it appears to be: she’s wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she’s living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and entertaining story.

Greenland: A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity, his estranged wife Allison, and young son Nathan make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary. Amid terrifying news accounts of cities around the world being leveled by the comet’s fragments, the Garritys experience the best and worst in humanity while they battle the increasing panic and lawlessness surrounding them.

Fear of Rain: A girl living with schizophrenia struggles with terrifying hallucinations as she begins to suspect her neighbor has kidnapped a child. The only person who believes her is Caleb -a boy she isn’t even sure exists.

Tenet: Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

The Undoing: The limited drama series, based on the book “You Should Have Known” by Jean Hanff Korelitz, follows Grace (Nicole Kidman) and Jonathan Fraser (Hugh Grant) who are living the only lives they ever wanted for themselves. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and her family.

The Crown: the complete fourth season: The fourth season covers the time period between 1979 and 1990, is set during Margaret Thatcher’s premiership, and introduces Lady Diana Spencer. Events depicted include the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, their 1983 tour of Australia and New Zealand, the Falklands War, Michael Fagan’s break-in at Buckingham Palace, Lord Mountbatten’s funeral, and Thatcher’s departure from office.

Mr. Mercedes: season 2: Based on Stephen King’s best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, which includes Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers and End of Watch. Brady Hartsfield remains hospitalized in a vegetative state. Retired Detective Bill Hodges has done his best to move on from his Brady obsession. But when unexplainable occurrences begin to affect hospital staff members attending to Brady, Hodges is haunted by the feeling that Brady is somehow responsible.

Mr. Mercedes: season 3: Beloved local author John Rothstein is found murdered. Hodges, Holly and Jerome, along with local police, must track down his killer, but this case is more complex than the cold-blooded killing of an American icon. As the case unfolds, the trio learns that although Brady may be gone, his depravity lives on in the lives of his victims.

New Fiction

Sophomores by John Desmond: It’s fall 1987 and life as normal is ending for the Malone family. With their sterile Dallas community a far cry from the Irish-American Bronx of their youth, Pat and Anne Malone have reached a breaking point. Pat, faced with a debilitating MS diagnosis, has fallen into his drinking. Anne, his devoutly Catholic wife, is selected as a juror for a highly publicized murder trial, one that raises questions – about God, and about men in power – she has buried her entire life.

Eternal by Lisa Scottoline: An aspiring writer, an athlete from a professional cyclist family and a mathematics prodigy find their bond tested by a love triangle and the spread of anti-Semitism and fascism in 1937 Italy.

Later by Stephen King: The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can learn. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine – as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave.

Dark Sky by C.J. Box: When the governor of Wyoming gives Joe Pickett the thankless task of taking a tech baron on an elk hunting trip, Joe reluctantly treks into the wilderness with his high-profile charge. But as they venture into the woods, a man-hunter is hot on their heels, driven by a desire for revenge. Finding himself without a weapon, a horse, or a way to communicate, Joe must rely on his wits and his knowledge of the outdoors to protect himself and his companion.

Girl A by Abigail Dean: Lex Gracie doesn’t want to think about her family. She doesn’t want to think about growing up in her parents’ House of Horrors. And she doesn’t want to think about her identity as Girl A: the girl who escaped, the eldest sister who freed her older brother and four younger siblings. Together with her sister, Evie, Lex intends to turn the House of Horrors into a force for good. But first she must come to terms with her siblings – and with the childhood they shared.

The Other Emily by Dean Koontz: A decade ago, Emily Carlino vanished after her car broke down, presumed to be the victim of a serial killer. Writer David Thorne still hasn’t recovered from losing the love of his life. Then David meets Maddison Sutton: beguiling, playful, and keenly aware of all David has lost. But what really takes his breath away is that everything about Maddison, down to her kisses, is just like Emily. As David’s obsession grows, Maddison’s mysterious past deepens—and terror escalates.

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder by Joanne Fluke: Hannah’s up to her ears with Easter orders, but everything comes crashing to a halt when Hannah receives a panicked call from her sister Andrea – Mayor Richard Bascomb has been murdered … and Andrea is the prime suspect. As orders pile up at The Cookie Jar – and children line up for Easter egg hunts – Hannah must spring into investigation mode and identify the real killer … before another murder happens!

Send for Me by Lauren Fox: An achingly beautiful work of historical fiction that moves between Germany on the eve of World War II and present day Wisconsin, unspooling a thread of love, longing, and the ceaseless push and pull of family.

The Power Couple by Alex Berenson: Seeking to revive their strained relationship, Rebecca and Brian Unsworth decide to take their two kids, Kira and Tony, on a European getaway. They have a blast…until one night in Barcelona when Kira doesn’t come home from a dance club. She’s gone. Abducted. Over the course of a single weekend, the Unsworths will do everything possible to find her—as Kira herself discovers just how far she’ll go to break free of the trap that’s been set for her.

The Bounty by Janet Evanovich: Straight as an arrow special agent Kate O’Hare and international criminal Nick Fox have brought down some of the biggest bad guys out there. But now they face their most dangerous foe yet–a vast, shadowy international organization known only as the Brotherhood.
From a remote monastery in the Swiss Alps to the lawless desert of the Western Sahara, Kate and Nick must crisscross the world in a scramble to stop their deadliest foe in the biggest adventure of their lives.