Saturday, December 29, 2012

New Books at HPL


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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Mrs. Miniver
Mrs. Miniver
By Struther, Jan
Author Struther
1990-03 - Mariner Books
9780156631402 Check Our Catalog

As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's orginal publication in the U.S., features a new introduction by Greer Garson, who won the Academy Award as best actress for her role as Mrs. Miniver.
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The Labyrinth of Osiris
The Labyrinth of Osiris
By Sussman, Paul
2012-11 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802120410 Check Our Catalog

Detective Arieh-Ben Roi of the Jerusalem police is tasked with the investigation into the death of a well-known Israeli journalist, Rivka Kleinberg, who is found brutally murdered in a cathedral in Jerusalem. Known for her fearless exposes, Kleinberg had made many high-powered enemies, including international corporations, the Israeli government, and the Russian Mafia. Looking for leads, Ben-Roi begins researching which stories Kleinberg was working on before she died, and finds a connection to Egypt which confuses him. …More


Life After Wifey
Life After Wifey
By Swinson, Kiki
2009-03 - Dafina Books
9780758229038 Check Our Catalog

An "Essence"-bestselling author and a reigning star of urban lit delivers a scintillating drama-filled tale about surviving in the streets. …More


Daddy's Maybe
Daddy's Maybe
By Tucker, Pat
2012-11 - Strebor Books
9781593094041 Check Our Catalog

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The Christmas Secret
The Christmas Secret
By VanLiere, Donna
2009-10 - St. Martin's Press
9780312558369 Check Our Catalog

When a struggling young single mother saves the life of an elderly woman, she sets into motion a series of events that will test her strength, loyalty, and determination, all the while putting her on the path to finding true love. …More


Wicked Pleasures
Wicked Pleasures
By Vincenzi, Penny
2012-09 - Overlook Press
9781590203583 Check Our Catalog

A compulsively readable saga of two great families united by marriage and threatened by a secret that could never be revealed. When the beautiful daughter of a preeminent American banking family marries an English lord, their lives appear to be charmed. But a twisted lie at the heart of their marriage could destroy them. MM: Orion (U.K.). …More


Darkness Rising
Darkness Rising
By Wiehl, Lis
With Nelson, Pete
2012-10 - Thomas Nelson Publishers
9781595549433 Check Our Catalog

The evil that's in East Salem is no longer content to hide in the shadows. The stakes--and the darkness--are rising. Dani Harris thought there wasn't much left that could surprise her after serving as a forensic psychiatrist. But supernatural forces have been at work here for generations. …More


A Door in the River: A Hazel Micallef Mystery
A Door in the River: A Hazel Micallef Mystery
By Wolfe, Inger Ash
2012-09 - Pegasus Books
9781605984209 Check Our Catalog

OWolfe convincingly lays claim to a new mantle as a first-rate crime writer. A bracingly original mystery series from the pseudonymous Wolfe."--"Publishers Weekly," starred review. …More


D.C. Dead
D.C. Dead
By Woods, Stuart
2012-09 - Signet Book
9780451237859 Check Our Catalog

After a shocking loss, Stone Barrington is at loose ends, unsure if he wants to stay in New York and continue his work as a partner at Woodman & Weld. It comes as a welcome relief when he's summoned to Washington, D.C., by President Will Lee. The president has a special operation that calls for Stone's unique skill set, and it's a mission that will reunite him with his former partner in bed and in crime, Holly Barker. …More


Red Robin: The Grail
Red Robin: The Grail
By Yost, Christopher
Illustrator Bachs, Ramon
2010-05 - DC Comics
9781401226190 Check Our Catalog

Following the aftermath of BATTLE FOR THE COWL, a new Batman watches over Gotham City. But not everyone is ready to give up on the old one. Someone believes that Bruce Wayne may still be alive...and that someone is Red Robin. But who is wearing the Red Robin costume, and why is he traveling the globe looking for a dead man? Whoever he is, he's not alone in his search and has been targeted by the League of Assassins. What does Ra's al Ghul want with Red Robin? Why are members of the League of Assassins being targeted for death? And what happened to the life Red Robin left behind? …More


Conquerors' Legacy
Conquerors' Legacy
By Zahn, Timothy
1996-06 - Spectra Books
9780553575620 Check Our Catalog

Hugo Award-winner and #1 "New York Times bestselling author Timothy Zahn returns to complete his original, acclaimed SF trilogy. As both humans and the alien Zhirrzh prepare for all-out galactic war, a handful of individuals from both sides are stunned to discover that the explosive catalyst for the impending battle is a misunderstanding both tragic and profound. Determined to avoid mutual extinction for both their races, this band now becomes the focus of the subtle and dangerous force whose goal it is to annihilate and destroy. …More