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The Night Fire (Ren茅e Ballard Book 3)
by Michael Connelly

Language

English

Pages

417

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<b>Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective </b><b>Ren茅e Ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him---new from #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Michael Connelly</b> <b><br /></b> <br />Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man.<br /><br />Bosch takes the murder book to Detective Ren茅e Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago. As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up.<br /><br />The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: Did Thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved? <br />Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" (NPR),<i> The Night Fire</i> continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.
Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum Book 26)
by Janet Evanovich

Language

English

Pages

312

Publication Date

November 12, 2019

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<b>This isn't just another case. This is family.</b><br /><br /><b>How far will Stephanie Plum go to protect the one person who means the most to her? The stakes have never been higher in this latest adventure from #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Janet Evanovich.</b><br /><br />Grandma Mazur has decided to get married again - this time to a local gangster named Jimmy Rosolli. If Stephanie has her doubts about this marriage, she doesn't have to worry for long, because the groom drops dead of a heart attack 45 minutes after saying, "I do."聽 聽聽<br /><br />A sad day for Grandma Mazur turns into something far more dangerous when Jimmy's former "business partners" are convinced that his new widow is keeping the keys to a financial windfall all to herself. But the one thing these wise guys didn't count on was the widow's bounty hunter granddaughter, who'll do anything to save her.
Where the Crawdads Sing
by Delia Owens

Language

English

Pages

379

Publication Date

August 14, 2018

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<b>#1聽<i>New York Times</i>聽Bestseller<br />More than 4 million copies sold<br />A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick<br /><br />"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon<br /><br />"Painfully beautiful."--<i>The New York Times Book Review<br /></i><br />"Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver."--<i>Bustle<br /></i></b><br />For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens.<br /><br />Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Karen Russell,聽<i>Where the Crawdads Sing</i>聽is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.
The Giver of Stars: A Novel
by Jojo Moyes

Language

English

Pages

399

Publication Date

October 08, 2019

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<b><b>A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK</b><br /><br /><b>鈥?lt;/b>I鈥檝e been a huge Jojo Moyes fan. Her characters are so compelling. . . It鈥檚 such a great narrative about personal strength and really captures how books bring communities together.<b>鈥澛犫€揜eese Witherspoon</b><br /><br />AN INSTANT <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER!<br /><br />Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of <i>Me Before You </i></b><br /><br />Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England.聽 But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt鈥檚 new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically.<br /><br />The leader, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, a smart-talking, self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything. They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky.聽<br /><br />What happens to them--and to the men they love--becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. These heroic women refuse to be cowed by men or by convention. And though they face all kinds of dangers in a landscape that is at times breathtakingly beautiful, at others brutal, they鈥檙e committed to their job: bringing books to people who have never had any, arming them with facts that will change their lives.<br /><br />Based on a true story rooted in America鈥檚 past, <i>The Giver of Stars</i> is unparalleled in its scope and epic in its storytelling. Funny, heartbreaking, enthralling, it is destined to become a modern classic--a richly rewarding novel of women鈥檚 friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond.聽<br /><br /><b>SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!</b>
The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club)
by , Maxine Paetro

Language

English

Pages

339

Publication Date

October 07, 2019

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<b>#1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller --</b><b>If the Women's Murder Club can't be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. </b><b><br /></b>As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. <br />Then a fearsome criminal known only as "Loman" seizes control of the headlines. Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women's Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek.
The Family Upstairs: A Novel
by Lisa Jewell

Language

English

Pages

349

Publication Date

November 05, 2019

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<b>鈥淩ich, dark, and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect.鈥?</b><b>鈥擱uth Ware, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author</b><br /> <br /><b>鈥淎 haunting, atmospheric, stay-up-way-too-late read.鈥?鈥擬egan Miranda, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author </b><br /> <br /><b>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Then She Was Gone</i> comes another page-turning look inside one family鈥檚 past as buried secrets threaten to come to light.</b><br /><br /><i>Be careful who you let in.</i><br /> <br /> Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she鈥檚 been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: <i>I am finally going to know who I am.</i><br /> <br /> She soon learns not only the identity of her birth parents, but also that she is the sole inheritor of their abandoned mansion on the banks of the Thames in London鈥檚 fashionable Chelsea neighborhood, worth millions. Everything in Libby鈥檚 life is about to change. But what she can鈥檛 possibly know is that others have been waiting for this day as well鈥攁nd she is on a collision course to meet them.<br /> <br /> Twenty-five years ago, police were called to 16 Cheyne Walk with reports of a baby crying. When they arrived, they found a healthy ten-month-old happily cooing in her crib in the bedroom. Downstairs in the kitchen lay three dead bodies, all dressed in black, next to a hastily scrawled note. And the four other children reported to live at Cheyne Walk were gone.<br /> <br /> In <i>The Family Upstairs</i>, the master of 鈥渂one-chilling suspense鈥?(<i>People</i>) brings us the can鈥檛-look-away story of three entangled families living in a house with the darkest of secrets.
Nine Elms (Kate Marshall Book 1)
by Robert Bryndza

Language

English

Pages

392

Publication Date

December 01, 2019

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<p><b>From the breakthrough international bestselling author of <i>The Girl in the Ice</i>, a breathtaking, page-turning novel about a disgraced female detective鈥檚 fight for redemption. And survival鈥?lt;/b></p><p>Kate Marshall was a promising young police detective when she caught the notorious Nine Elms serial killer. But her greatest victory suddenly turned into a nightmare. Traumatized, betrayed, and publicly vilified for the shocking circumstances surrounding the cannibal murder case, Kate could only watch as her career ended in scandal.</p><p>Fifteen years after those catastrophic events, Kate is still haunted by the unquiet ghosts of her troubled past. Now a lecturer at a small coastal English university, she finally has a chance to face them. A copycat killer has taken up the Nine Elms mantle, continuing the ghastly work of his idol.</p><p>Enlisting her brilliant research assistant, Tristan Harper, Kate draws on her prodigious and long-neglected skills as an investigator to catch a new monster. Success promises redemption, but there鈥檚 much more on the line: Kate was the original killer鈥檚 intended fifth victim鈥nd his successor means to finish the job.</p>
In the Dark
by Loreth Anne White

Language

English

Pages

407

Publication Date

December 01, 2019

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<p><b>A secluded mountain lodge. The perfect getaway. So remote no one will ever find you.</b></p><p>The promise of a luxury vacation at a secluded wilderness spa has brought together eight lucky guests. But nothing is what they were led to believe. As a fierce storm barrels down and all contact with the outside is cut off, the guests fear that it鈥檚 not a getaway. It鈥檚 a trap.</p><p>Each one has a secret. Each one has something to hide. And now, as darkness closes in, they all have something to fear鈥攊ncluding one another.</p><p>Alerted to the vanished party of strangers, homicide cop Mason Deniaud and search and rescue expert Callie Sutton must brave the brutal elements of the mountains to find them. But even Mason and Callie have no idea how precious time is. Because the clock is ticking, and one by one, the guests of Forest Shadow Lodge are being hunted. For them, surviving becomes part of a diabolical game.</p>
Swamp Santa (A Miss Fortune Mystery Book 16)
by Jana DeLeon

Language

English

Pages

290

Publication Date

October 20, 2019

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It鈥檚 Christmas in Sinful and Fortune is set to participate in all the local hoopla. A Christmas gala, caroling, and a sleigh ride are on the agenda. Murder is not. But when someone bumps off Santa, Fortune is aware a killer is lurking among the holiday cheer. But with no client and no reason to interfere with a police investigation, it looks as if Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie will have to sit this one out.<br /><br />Big and Little Hebert might be criminals, but they prefer no competition in their territory, especially someone brazen enough to kill a man at the Christmas gala. When they hire Fortune to investigate the man鈥檚 death, she gets her Christmas wish and Swamp Team 3 sets out to solve their final case of the year. <br />
In the Unlikely Event
by L.J. Shen

Language

English

Pages

338

Publication Date

November 17, 2019

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<i>"The perfect blend of soul-crushing angst, laugh out loud wit, and heart-melting romance.鈥?- Helena Hunting, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author.</i><br /><br /><br /><b>From #1 Amazon Bestseller L.J. Shen comes a new, star-crossed lovers romance about loss, love, and meeting The One when you are too young to know how to keep them.</b><br /><br /><i>Sometimes you meet people who are out of this world, so you make them a part of yours.</i><br /><br />A one-night stand born from vengeance in a foreign land.<br />An explosive chemistry neither of us could deny.<br />We signed a contract on the back of a Boar鈥檚 Head Pub napkin that said if we ever met again, we would drop everything and be together.<br />Eight years and thousands of miles later, he鈥檚 here.<br />In New York.<br />And he鈥檚 America鈥檚 music obsession.<br />The intangible Irish poet who brings record executives to their knees.<br />The blizzard in my perfect, unshaken snow globe.<br />Last time we spoke, he was a beggar with no intention of becoming a king.<br />But a king he became, and now I鈥檓 his servant. <br />I鈥檓 not the same broken princess Malachy Doherty put back together with his callused hands.<br />I have a career I love.<br />A boyfriend I adore.<br />An apartment, a roommate, a life.<br />I changed. He changed, too. <br />But Mal kept the napkin.<br />Question is, will I keep my word?<br />

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