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Coming in June

Fiction:

Carey, Jacqueline. Naamah's Curse.

After Morin finds Bao, she is captured by the Patriarch of Riva, who wants to convert her or kill her.

Castillo, Linda. Pray for Silence.

Painters Mill Chief of Police Kate Burkholder has her work cut out for her after the murder of seven members of an Amish family. 

Connolly, John. Whisperers.

Cussler, Clive with Justin Scott. The Spy: An Isaac Bell Novel.

When an American battleship gun designer dies in an apparent suicide, his daughter turns to the Van Dorn Detective Agency.    The  3rd book in the Isaac Bell series.

Coming in May

Fiction:
Amis, Martin. The Pregnant Widow.

The year is 1970, and the youth of Europe are in the chaotic, ecstatic throes of the sexual revolution. Though blindly dedicated to the cause, its nubile foot soldiers have yet to realize this disturbing truth: that between the death of one social order and the birth of another, there exists a state of terrifying purgatory—or, as Alexander Herzen put it, a pregnant widow.

 Barry, Brunonia. The Map of True Places
The author of The Lace Reader takes on the difficult topic of suicide.

Blum, Jenna. The Stormchasers.

Author of Those Who Save Us.

Cleage, Pearl. Till You Hear from Me.
Just when it appears that all her hard work on Barack Obama’s presidential campaign is about to pay off with a White House job, thirty-five-year-old Ida B. Wells Dunbar finds herself on Washington, D.C.’s post-election sidelines even as her twentysomething counterparts overrun the West Wing.

Coming in April

Fiction

Barclay,Linwood. Never Look Away.

A carefree day at an amusement park turns into a nightmare for a family when the couple's 4 year old child gets lost.  Soon after finding him, his mother disappears and the search for her untangles a web of lies.

Berg, Elizabeth. The Last Time I Saw You.

As classmates meet at their 40th reunion, they discover things that will change the course of their lives.

Box, C.J., Nowhere to Run.

Joe Pickett is about to leave his temporary game warden job but first most figure out the strange things that have been going on.

Clark, Mary Higgens. The Shadow of Your Smile.

Confusion reigns when Jonathan's twin dies. His wife Olivia grieves with him until she starts to suspect that her husband may have been the one who died.

Grahame-Smith, Seth. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Johansen, Iris. Eight Days to Live: An Eve Duncan Thriller.

Coming in March

Fiction
Aciman, André. Eight White Nights
From the writer of Out of Eygpt.

A passionate love story that takes place over the course of seven days.  A 20-year old man meets a young woman at a Christmas party, they continue to meet every day at the cinema, tension building, until New Year's Eve arrives.

Childs, Laura. The Teaberry Strangler: A Tea Shop Mystery

The bestselling author of "Oolong Dead" serves up an Old-World treat, spiced with a Sherlock Holmes-style murder mystery.

Caught- 17-year-old Haley McWaid is a good girl, the pride of her suburban New Jersey family, captain of the lacrosse team, headed off to college next year with all the hopes and dreams her doting parents can pin on her. Which is why, when her mother wakes one morning to find that Haley never came home the night before, and three months quickly pass without word from the girl, the community assumes the worst.

Coben, Harlan. Caught.

Coming in February

Fiction

Ault, Sandi. Wild Penance: A Wild Mystery.

Agent Jessica Wild witnesses a bizarre murder, which she begins to suspect is the work of Los Penitentes, a secret, ancient religious group that reenacts Jesus' crucifixion and practices excessive penance.

Balogh, Mary. A Matter of Class.

Lady Annabelle Ashton and Reginald Mason are forced to marry each other for different reasons.

Bova, Ben. Able One.

The United States is depending on Able One , a modified 747 with missile-bending laser capabilities and an untested crew, to defend the country against North Korea's nuclear missiles.

Coming in January

Fiction

Benjamin, Melanie. Alice I Have Been.

A novel about the life of Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration behind Alice in Wonderland.

Bloom, Amy. Where the God of Love Hangs Out.

Boyle, T.C. Wild Child: and other stories.

A collection of stories by TC Boyle.  The title story centers around Victor, the feral child discovered in France, during the Napoleonic times.

Burcell, Robin. The Bone Chamber

The second novel featuring the main character forensic artist, Sydney Fitzpatrick.  Fitzpatrick is asked to recreate the face of a murdered young women and then finds herself on a quest to find the killer.
 

Chevalier, Tracy. Remarkable Creatures.

Coming in December

Bruen, Ken. London Boulevard.

This hard-hitting novel has tough guy Mitchell switching jobs from loan shark enforcer to handyman for a wealthy and passionate actress.  Will his dangerous background and violent past ruin his chances of love?

Burcell, Robin. The Bone Chamber

Forensic artist and FBI agent, Sydney Fitzpatrick, attempts to tie in her friend's hit and run murder, with another murder of an archeological student.

Drake, David. The Gods Return.

In the conclusion to the Crown of the Isles series, an army of threatening Rat Men, are created by the Empire of Palomir.  They along with a gigantic worm and a mysterious entity are the challenges Drake's heroes face.

Dunne, Dominick. Too Much Money.

High Society Journalist, Gus Bailey, finds that his compulsion to gossip, has gotten him smack in the middle of a $11 million lawsuit.

Estleman, Loren D. Alone.
Film archivist Valentino is back for a second adventure that starts with a letter from Great Garbo.

Coming in November

Ahern, Cecilia. The Gift.
This light holiday story centers around how an overworked executive's sudden involvement in the life of a homeless man affects his professional fate.

Auster, Paul. Invisible.
Three narrators tell the story of  Frenchman Rudolph Born who finds himself caught in a bizarre love triangle that leads to a extreme act of violence.

Baldacci, David.  True Blue.
Mace Perry was a cop until someone framed her. Now she's out of jail and looking for the person that ruined her career.

Coming in October

Ackroyd, Peter. The Case of Victor Frankenstein
The story of Frankenstein written in Victor's Frankenstein voice, where Mary Shelley and Shelley are characters.

Alexie, Sherman. War Dances

Ammaniti, Niccolò. As God Commands

In an economiclly depressed town, a father and son struggle to get by. When the son tries to change their fortunes, everything will take a turn for the worse.

Armstrong, Kelley. Frostbitten
Werewolves, Elena Michaels and her husband Clay, travel to Alaska to track down a pair of rogue man-eaters. 

Coming in September

Atwood, Margaret. The Year of the Flood.

After ecological disaster hits, trapeze dancer Ren and Toby, leader of a group called God's Gardeners, are the only survivors—except for some scary gene-spliced life forms. 

Brown, Dan. The Lost Symbol.
Da Vinci protagonist Robert Langdon is back, smack in the middle of another historico-religious thriller.

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