Tuesday, March 27, 2012

HPL's New Books




Below is a partial list of our new books. To see the full list, download the Excel file for: 2012.  To see new books from other years try:  2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.
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The Invisible Ones The Invisible Ones
By Penney, Stef
2012-01 - Putnam Adult
9780399157714 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Small-time private investigator Ray Lovell veers between paralysis and delirium in a hospital bed. But before the accident that landed him there, he'd been hired to find Rose Janko, the wife of a charismatic son of a traveling Gypsy family, who went missing seven years earlier. Half Romany himself, Ray is well aware that he's been chosen more for his blood than his investigative skills. …More


Lone Wolf Lone Wolf
By Picoult, Jodi
2012-04 - Center Point Large Print
9781611733662 Check Our Catalog

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Vanishing Acts Vanishing Acts
By Picoult, Jodi
2005-04 - Atria Books
9780743267649 Check Our Catalog

Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father, Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiance, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks on her door, revealing a secret that changes the world as she knows it.
What happens when you learn you are not who you thought you were? When the people you've loved and trusted suddenly change before your eyes? When getting your deepest wish means giving up what you've always taken for granted? "Vanishing Acts" explores how life as we know it might not turn out the way we imagined; how doing the right thing could mean doing the wrong thing; and how the memory we thought had vanished could return as a threat.
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Cold Vengeance Cold Vengeance
By Preston, Douglas J.
Author Child, Lincoln
2011-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446554985 Check Our Catalog

A bonding trip for Pendergast and his brother-in-law, Judson Esterhazy, turns violent. Before abandoning a mortally wounded Pendergast, Esterhazy announces his sister, Pendergast's long-dead wife Helen, is alive. …More


The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
By Pullman, Philip
2011-04 - Canongate Books
9780802145390 Check Our Catalog

In this remarkable piece of fiction, famously atheistic author Pullman challenges the events of the Gospels and puts forward his own compelling and plausible version of the life of Jesus. …More


Ceremony in Death Ceremony in Death
By Robb, J. D.
Author Roberts, Nora
1997-04 - Berkley
9780425157626 Check Our Catalog

In a new age of criminal investigation, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is drawn into the most dangerous case of her career. Every step she takes makes her question her own beliefs of right and wrong--and brings her closer to a confrontation with humanity's most seductive form of evil. J.D. Robb is the pseudonym of bestselling author Nora Roberts. …More


Sleepwalker Sleepwalker
By Robards, Karen
2011-12 - Gallery Books
9781439183724 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Praised as one of the most popular voices in women's fiction ("Newsweek"), "New York Times"-bestselling author Robard delivers her latest thrilling romantic suspense novel. …More


Celebrity in Death Celebrity in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2012-02 - Putnam Adult
9780399158308 Check Our Catalog

Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she's managing to have a reasonably good time at the celebrity-packed bash celebrating "The Icove Agenda," a film based on one of her famous cases. It's a little spooky seeing the actress playing her, who looks almost like her long-lost twin. Not as unsettling, though, as seeing the actress who plays Peabody drowned in the lap pool on the roof of the director's luxury building. Now she's at the center of a crime scene-and Eve is more than ready to get out of her high heels and strap on her holster and step into the role she was born to play: cop. …More


Loyalty in Death Loyalty in Death
By Robb, J. D.
Author Roberts, Nora
1999-10 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425171400 Check Our Catalog

National bestselling author J. D. Robb's phenomenal series has captivated readers nationwide with its tantalizing blend of romance, suspense, and near-future police procedural. New York cop Eve Dallas returns to face her most ingenious foe -- a "secret admirer" who taunts her with letters... and kills without mercy.
An unknown bomber is stalking New York City. He is sending Eve Dallas taunting letters promising to wreak mass terror and destruction among the "corrupt masses". And when his cruel web of deceit and destruction threatens those she cares for most, Eve fights back. It's her city...it's her job... and it's hitting too close to home. Now, in a race against a ticking clock, Eve must make the pieces fit -- before the city falls. …More


And Then There Was You And Then There Was You
By Roberts, Nora
2010-10 - Silhouette Books
9780373285938 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Nora Roberts returns with two unforgettable stories in one heartwarming volume. Includes the classics "Island of Flowers" and "Less of a Stranger." …More


Summer Pleasures: Second Nature/One Summer Summer Pleasures: Second Nature/One Summer
By Roberts, Nora
2007-06 - Silhouette Books
9780373285464 Check Our Catalog

Two classic yet sizzling tales of summer pleasures and unexpected love by "New York Times" bestselling author Nora Roberts are collected in this two-in-one volume. Includes "Second Nature" and "One Summer." Reissue. …More


Truly, Madly Manhattan Truly, Madly Manhattan
By Roberts, Nora
2007-11 - Silhouette Books
9780373285631 Check Our Catalog

Showing the sensual side of love while capturing the splendor and excitement that New York City is famous for, this dramatic volume of two full-length novels takes readers on a romantic excursion into the passionate heart of the city that never sleeps. …More


Bleed for Me Bleed for Me
By Robotham, Michael
2012-02 - Mulholland Books
9780316126380 Check Our Catalog

A teenage girl--Sienna, a troubled friend of his daughter--comes to Joe O'Laughlin's door one night, covered in blood. The police find Sienna's father, a celebrated former cop, murdered. Tests confirm that it's his blood on Sienna. She says she remembers nothing. Investigators take aim at Sienna. O'Laughlin senses something different is happening. …More


Miss Julia Delivers the Goods Miss Julia Delivers the Goods
By Ross, Ann B.
2010-03 - Penguin Books
9780143116493 Check Our Catalog

Get ready for double the trouble and twice the fun in Ross's 10th Miss Julia adventure. …More


Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle
By Ross, Ann B.
2011-04 - Thorndike Press
9781410435194 Check Our Catalog

Indomitable Southern heroine Miss Julia has promised her husband, Sam, to mind her own business. She doesn't have to spring into action after a dead body is found in a toolshed near her house. Instead, she can concentrate on figuring out who's been passing bad checks in her name and, most important, preparing for Hazel Marie's impending due date. …More


The Mirage The Mirage
By Ruff, Matt
2012-02 - Harper
9780061976223 Check Our Catalog

From the beloved cult author of "Bad Monkeys" comes an unprecedented, mind-bending psychological thriller, in which an alternate history of 9/11 uncovers startling and harrowing truths about America and the Middle East. …More


On the Beach On the Beach
By Shute, Nevil
1983-09 - Ballantine Books
9780345311481 Check Our Catalog

"The most shocking fiction I have read in years. What is shocking about it is both the idea and the sheer imaginative brilliance with which Mr. Shute brings it off."
THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
They are the last generation, the innocent victims of an accidental war, living out their last days, making do with what they have, hoping for a miracle. As the deadly rain moves ever closer, the world as we know it winds toward an inevitable end....
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A Chance on Lovin' You A Chance on Lovin' You
By Snoe, Eboni
1999-09 - Avon Books
9780380795635 Check Our Catalog

Sasha Townsend always plays it safe -- in life and in love -- until an unexpected inheritance brings her to the lushly tropical Florida Keys. There, beneath the hot sun of Magic Key, she begins to relax and renew...until she's summoned to the neighboring estate by its enigmatic owner, Cay Ellis. The handsome millionaire's highhanded ways and infuriating demands awaken Sasha to emotions and a world available only in her imagination.
From the moment Cay first lays eyes on Sasha he knows she's trouble. Not only does she refuse his claim on her property, but she insists on poking her nose in where it doesn't belong. For all is not what it seems on Magic Key, and though Cay would do anything to keep Sasha in his protective embrace, he knows that by falling in love with this beautiful woman he's taking the greatest chance of his life. …More


Wire to Wire Wire to Wire
By Sparling, Scott
2011-05 - Tin House Books
9781935639053 Check Our Catalog

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Mrs. God Mrs. God
By Straub, Peter
2012-02 - Pegasus Books
9781605983042 Check Our Catalog

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Still Wifey Material Still Wifey Material
By Swinson, Kiki
2010-11 - Dafina Books
9780758238931 Check Our Catalog

Kira's had enough drama, and the only way she's going to make a new start is by moving to Houston with her cousin Nikki. Little does she know that the streets in Houston, and the men who run them, are just as dangerous as the hometown she has fled. …More


The New York Five The New York Five
By Wood, Brian
Illustrator Wood, Brian
Illustrator Kelly, Ryan
2011-09 - Vertigo
9781401232917 Check Our Catalog

The long-awaited sequel to THE NEW YORK FOUR! There's nothing more exciting than college life in the big city. But complications can follow you from dark places - and not just from your boring hometown. In THE NEW YORK FIVE, Riley's sister Angie is making a name in the Lower East Side with her new band, and now Riley is the black sheep of the family. Lona's murky past appears to have been hiding an alarming proficiency for stalkerism, and Merissa and Ren will confront uncomfortable situations involving older men. But who is the "five" in THE NEW YORK FIVE? This collection also includes special bonus material! …More


Bel-Air Dead Bel-Air Dead
By Woods, Stuart
2011-05 - Thorndike Press
9781410436085 Check Our Catalog

Stone Barrington receives a rather unexpected phone call from Arrington Calder, the ex-girlfriend with whome he has a son. Arrington's much older husband, the actor Vance Calder, has hustdied, leaving her a fortune in Centurioon Studios Stock. Arrington has plans for the money and asks Stone to represent her in the sale of the company. But when he arrives at her home in Bel-Air to finalize the deal, things take a nasty turn. It seems many of Hollywood's rich and beautiful have Arrington adn Centurion in their sights, and Stone finds himself dragged into a surprising deadly web of intrigue. …More