Friday, February 1, 2013

HPL's New Books

Below is a partial list of our new books. To see the full list, download the Excel file for: 2013.  To see new books from other years try:  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.

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Extra Marital Affairs Extra Marital Affairs
By Relentless Aaron
2006-09 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312359355 Check Our Catalog

When Mason and Adena Fickle find their new sex partner dead in their bed just hours after the threesome's hot and raunchy escapade, they discover the woman was neither who or what she said she was. Her death brings an unwelcome visitor and the streets to their doorstep, and soon things get out of hand. …More

Touch of Madness Touch of Madness
By Adams, C. T.
Author Clamp, Cathy
2007-05 - Tor Books
9780765356635 Check Our Catalog

Kate Reilly is having a bad month. Shes on trial for murders she didn't commit. The Thrall vampires want her to investigate the murder of their young. And her boyfriend Toms werewolf pack is trying to break them up so Tom can mate with a werewolf. Now Kate must fight for Tom and for her very survival in this sequel to "Touch of Evil." Original. …More

Luck of the Draw Luck of the Draw
By Anthony, Piers
2012-12 - Tor Books
9780765331359 Check Our Catalog

Bryce is summoned to Xanth as part of a wager between the Demons Earth and Xanth. To his surprise, he has left behind his home and family and 80-year-old body forever, in exchange for youth and magicNand a quest. …More

A Bit of Difference A Bit of Difference
By Atta, Sefi
2012-09 - Interlink Books
9781566568920 Check Our Catalog


Cream Cream
By Baker, T. N.
Author Santiago, Danielle
Author Whitaker, Tu-Shonda L.
2005-09 - Triple Crown Publications
9780976789413 Check Our Catalog

Essence Best Selling Authors T.N. Baker, Tu-Shonda Whitaker and Danielle Santiago unite to create a feisty yet Sheisty triple threat novella of love, drama and passion. Cream takes you through the life and times of Wassuan, Bruh and Lovi as they deal with the trials and tribulations of life. …More

Ruth's Redemption Ruth's Redemption
By Banks, Marlene
2012-02 - Moody Publishers
9780802402172 Check Our Catalog

"Ruth's Redemption "depicts slave life in the south in the 1800's. Bo, the main character who was educated while a slave is a freedman who now owns a farm and buys slaves for the purpose of giving them their freedom. Bo is also a widower whose life is destined to changed when he meets the stubborn, proud and hard-hearted 20 year old slave girl, Ruth.
Ruth has known nothing but harshness and brutality since being separated from her mother at age thirteen. Purchased and sold primarily for breeding and the enlargement of her master's slave stock, Ruth struggles to understand the way of her new master. Bo is unlike any master she's known and what she experiences in his care will leave her forever changed.
A gripping pre-Civil War slave era novel, "Ruth's Redemption "is a story of forgiveness, acceptance and redemption. Set against the backdrop of the Nat Turner Rebellion in Tidewater, Virginia, this novel shines the light of God's unconditional love in the darkness of the evils of hatred and acts of inhumanity. …More

Agenda 21 Agenda 21
By Beck, Glenn
Author Parke, Harriet
2012-11 - Threshold Editions
9781476716695 Check Our Catalog

"I was just a baby when we were relocated and I don't remember much. Everybody has that black hole at the beginning of their life. That time you can't remember. Your first step. Your first taste of table food. My real memories begin in our assigned living area in Compound 14." Just a generation ago, this place was called America. Now, after the worldwide implementation of a UN-led program called Agenda 21, it's simply known as "the Republic." There is no president. No Congress. No Supreme Court. No freedom. There are only the Authorities. …More

And There I'll Be a Soldier: A Western Story And There I'll Be a Soldier: A Western Story
By Boggs, Johnny D.
2013-01 - Five Star (ME)
9781432826055 Check Our Catalog


Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising: Blood of War Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising: Blood of War
By Bond, Larry
Author DeFelice, Jim
2013-01 - Forge
9780765321404 Check Our Catalog

In the second installment of Bond's gripping series, CIA Agent Mara Duncan faces her most grueling assignment: get scientist Josh MacArthur and a seven-year-old witness to the Chinese atrocities in Vietnam out of the country safely. …More

One Way or Another One Way or Another
By Bowen, Rhonda
2012-03 - Dafina Books
9780758259585 Check Our Catalog

From the author of "Man Enough for Me" comes a witty, compelling novel about a woman who thinks she has her job, family, and friends under control until the night she meets a man who changes everything. …More

Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel
By Bradley, Alan
Author Bradley, C. Alan
2013-01 - Delacorte Press
9780385344036 Check Our Catalog

From award-winning author Alan Bradley comes the next cozy British mystery starring intrepid young sleuth Flavia de Luce, hailed by "USA Today" as "one of the most remarkable creations in recent literature." …More

The Corpse on the Court The Corpse on the Court
By Brett, Simon
2013-01 - Creme de La Crime
9781780290324 Check Our Catalog


Sisters & Husbands Sisters & Husbands
By Briscoe, Connie
2009-06 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446534895 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

As Beverly and Julian happily plan their wedding, Beverly's oldest sister's marriage falls apart. Now, second-guessing her impending nuptials, Beverly is forced to wonder if marriage really works. Will she stick it out? Or will her fears cloud her judgment? …More

Anomaly Anomaly
By Brittenham, Skip
Illustrator Haberlin, Brian
2012-11 - Anomaly Publishing
9780985334208 Check Our Catalog


Flirt Flirt
By Brown, Tracy
Author K'wan
Author Mitchell, Angel
2009-11 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312537012 Check Our Catalog

From some of the biggest names in urban fiction comes a collection of unforgettably hot tales of urban love. …More

Suspicions Suspicions
By Campbell, Sasha
2011-05 - Dafina Books
9780758241979 Check Our Catalog

Includes a reading group guide with discussion questions and an excerpt from A good excuse to be bad, by Miranda Parker. …More

The Cartel's Daughter The Cartel's Daughter
By Carmine, D. D.
2010-06 - Triple Crown Publications
9780982588857 Check Our Catalog

There's a gruesome drug way going on in the Caribbean between the Haitian government and the largest Columbian drug cartel that's ever existed. Led by a ruthless and calculating leader known as El Plaga, the cartel will stop at nothing to get what it wants. The bloody war is claiming many Haitian lives as well as Columbian. As the Columbian cartel tries to convince the Haitian government to allow them to use their country as a satellite station for its drug trafficking, they make on grave mistake: they target the wrong man's family, tearing them apart.
What they didn't count on?
In this thriller, one man will lead a war against both countries, but he may unwittingly become his own worst enemy. You'll have to wonder, who is THE CARTEL'S DAUGHTER?

Bone River Bone River
By Chance, Megan
2012-12 - Amazon Publishing
9781612184845 Check Our Catalog


Deception Deception
By Chase, Naomi
2012-03 - Dafina Books
9780758253224 Check Our Catalog

In a novel that combines the sensuality and suspense of Sasha Campbell and the streetwise edge of Kiki Swinson, Chase--author of "Exposed"--creates a scintillating story about two sisters and a secret that could destroy them both. …More

The Last Runaway The Last Runaway
By Chevalier, Tracy
2013-01 - Dutton Books
9780525952992 Check Our Catalog

The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Girl with a Pearl Earring" makes her first fictional foray into the American past in "The Last Runaway," bringing to life the Underground Railroad and illuminating the principles, passions, and realities that fueled this extraordinary freedom movement. …More

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
By Chiaverini, Jennifer
2013-01 - Dutton Books
9780525953616 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Chiaverini illuminates the extraordinary friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, a former slave who won her freedom by the skill of her needle, and the friendship of the First Lady by her devotion. …More

California Connection California Connection
By Chunichi
2008-12 - Urban Books
9781601620750 Check Our Catalog

From the "Essence"-bestselling author of "The Naked Truth" and "Married to the Game" comes the powerful and provocative tale of a sexy, savvy woman who knows what she wants--and gets it. …More

Threat Vector Threat Vector
By Clancy, Tom
With Greaney, Mark
2012-12 - Putnam Adult
9780399160455 Check Our Catalog

Mega-selling author Clancy is back and the stakes have never been higher. Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People's Republic of China has left the country no choice but to plan an invasion of Taiwan. The Ryan administration is determined to thwart China's ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high. …More