Tuesday, February 5, 2013

New Books at HPL


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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Footprints in the Sand: A Piper Donovan Mystery
Footprints in the Sand: A Piper Donovan Mystery
By Clark, Mary Jane
2013-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780062135445 Check Our Catalog

Plans for a romantic beach wedding are threatened when a bridesmaid goes missing and it falls to Piper Donovan to save the day in the third installment of Clark's enthralling Wedding Cake Mystery series. …More


The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller
The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller
By Connolly, John
2013-01 - Atria Books
9781476703022 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Darkly brilliant and intuitive private detective Charlie Parker returns in the next thrilling installment of the "New York Times"-bestselling series by Connolly. …More


Nano
Nano
By Cook, Robin
2012-12 - Putnam Adult
9780399160820 Check Our Catalog

After a tumultuous year in which her mentor is murdered and her estranged father comes back into her life, Pia, the embattled medical student from "Death Benefit," decides to take a year off from her medical studies and escape New York City. …More


1356
1356
By Cornwell, Bernard
2013-01 - Harper
9780061969676 Check Our Catalog

Cornwell, the "master of martial fiction" ("Booklist"), brings Thomas of Hookton from the popular Grail Quest series into a new adventure in "1356," a thrilling stand-alone novel. Cornwell resurrects a dramatic and bloody struggle--one that would turn out to be the most decisive and improbable victory of the Hundred Years' War. …More


Suspect
Suspect
By Crais, Robert
2013-01 - Putnam Adult
9780399161483 Check Our Catalog

The explosive new masterpiece of suspense from the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well. Eight months ago, a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty--until he meets his new partner. …More


Poseidon's Arrow
Poseidon's Arrow
By Cussler, Clive
Author Cussler, Dirk
2012-11 - Putnam Adult
9780399162923 Check Our Catalog

"Dirk Pitt is oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones," praises the Associated Press. "Exotic locations, ruthless villains and many narrow escapes--Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling [and] he delivers."
And now the Cusslers bring us Pitt's most dangerous adventure of all.
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Dinosaur Thunder
Dinosaur Thunder
By David, James F.
2012-12 - Forge
9780765323781 Check Our Catalog

A secret mission to the Moon discovers a living Tyrannosaurus Rex trapped in an alternate timeline. As time begins to unravel once more, Nick Paulson, director of the Office of Security Science, finds a time passage to the Cretaceous period where humans, ripped from the comforts of the 21st century, are barely surviving in the past. …More


The After Wife
The After Wife
By Davis, Lexi
2009-04 - Pocket Books
9781416505266 Check Our Catalog

Lexi Davis, who took readers on "a pleasurable joy ride" (Black Issues Book Review) with her acclaimed novel "Pretty Evil," returns with a wickedly entertaining new tale with a touch of magic.
There's unlucky in love -- and then there's cursed. Still a virgin at twenty-four, Nia Youngblood just wants to find the right man to fulfill her hot dreams and sensual fantasies. And more important, a man who won't run away when she reveals her unconventional past as the daughter of a witch. Utterly seduced by Nia's sexy beauty, defense attorney David Wrightwood is a strong man who won't let anything come between their super-hot attraction. But when they make love, earthquakes, thunderbolts, and infernos are literally part of the deal -- because someone is trying to claim Nia as his own. Someone who won't let a mere mortal stand in the way of making Nia his bride.... …More


Uptown
Uptown
By DeBerry, Virginia
Author Grant, Donna
2010-03 - Touchstone Books
9781439137765 Check Our Catalog

When money, power, and real estate are at stake, family bonds and loyalties are strained to the breaking point. …More


Dying for a Change
Dying for a Change
By Delaney, Kathleen
2002-09 - PublishAmerica
9781592860630 Check Our Catalog

Change can be exciting, invigorating, fun, but murder is more than Ellen McKenzie bargains for when she returns to her small hometown of Santa Louisa to start a new career and a new life. …More


Gangsta Divas
Gangsta Divas
By Diamond, De'nesha
2012-12 - Dafina Books
9780758247599 Check Our Catalog

In the third in Diamond's juicy and often shocking Divas series, Memphis' hardest ride-or-die chicks are grappling for control of the Dirty South, and the fighting just got vicious. …More


Chasing Destiny
Chasing Destiny
By Dickey, Eric Jerome
2007-04 - New American Library
9780451219275 Check Our Catalog

Destiny, a 15-year-old dancing on the edge of womanhood, disappears in the company of low friends in dark places. And in chasing Destiny, her father, his lover, and estranged wife find their lives inextricably linked by a dangerous and seductive pursuit. …More


Sleeping with Strangers
Sleeping with Strangers
By Dickey, Eric Jerome
2008-06 - New American Library
9780451222336 Check Our Catalog

Dickey's fans will be delighted by this fast-paced, deadly, and sensual novel that gives them the chance to catch up with some of their favorite characters while introducing a great new bad-boy narrator: a hit man who goes by the name of Gideon. …More


Tempted by Trouble
Tempted by Trouble
By Dickey, Eric Jerome
2011-06 - New American Library
9780451232663 Check Our Catalog

When a crippling recession annihilates the auto industry, Dmytryk and his wife Cora find themselves without jobs. Soon, a ruthless crime boss gives them an opportunity to buy back their old lives. All Dmytryk has to do is join the man's crime ring and rob some banks. …More


Gun Machine
Gun Machine
By Ellis, Warren
2013-01 - Mulholland Books
9780316187404 Check Our Catalog

Manhattan's Native American past and seedy present merge in an inventive police procedural by graphic novelist and screenwriter Warren Ellis. …More


Chyna Black: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Chyna Black: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Ervin, Keisha
2004-12 - Vickie Stringer
9780976234913 Check Our Catalog


There was a time when I didn't care about anybody, not even myself. Oh, and who am I? I'm Chyna, Chyna Danea Black to be more exact.
I'm here to tell you my story, but for you to fully understand me, you have to understand my past. You see, I'm every black girl growing up in the hood, and like most, I got caught up in the life. Some things I didn't see coming. Other things were self-inflicted. I don't regret my path in life but I could have taken a different one. So, for all the young girls growing up in the hood, let me take you back to how I grew up.
Here are the Life & Times of me, "Chyna Black." …More


Karma III
Karma III
By Eubanks, Sabrina
2012-07 - Triple Crown Publications
9780982588840 Check Our Catalog

In the third installment of Sabrina Eubanks' fiery bestselling Karma series, life has been a little rough for narcotics detective Lucas Cain. After his perfect love Justine is tragically taken away from him by a devious femme fatale, Lucas and his trusty partner Noah are assigned to take down the notorious Trinidad brothers. While Lucas attempts to reclaim his life with Nichole, a fellow detective with an unhinged ex-boyfriend - the crooked cop Keith Childs - Noah is gravely wounded in a fight to bring down the Draco Empire. Now inspector Butch Harper is looking for dirty cops and Lucas and Noah are on the hunt for Keith. But things are not what they seem in this tangled tale of love, greed, and treachery. Who will be left standing when the smoke clears? Who will learn that you can t hide from yourself...that KARMA is always just around the cover? …More


Karma
Karma
By Eubanks, Sabrina
2010-01 - Triple Crown Publications
9780982099698 Check Our Catalog

When narcotics detective Lucas Cain meets news reporter Justine Greer, she stops his playa attitude in its tracks. It is love at first sight as the two fall head over heels for each other, despite the influence of Justine's jealous friend, Simone. While Simone tempts Lucas with her raw sexuality, he struggles to keep his old ways in the past. Lucas and his partner, Noah, accept a dangerous undercover assignment that will topple the empire of the notorious drug lord, Nine. Can Lucas and Noah survive this dangerous bust? Will Lucas revert to his player ways with Simone's constant temptation? It's a race between love and lust, and what goes around definitely comes around as KARMA takes its toll. …More


The Husband List
The Husband List
By Evanovich, Janet
Author Kelly, Dorien
2013-01 - St. Martin's Press
9780312651329 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Based on the family from the bestselling "Love in a Nutshell," the story of an heiress longing to marry for love or not at all. From "The New York Times"-bestselling writing duo Evanovich and Kelly comes dresses by Worth, transcontinental ocean voyages, lavish parties, a little intrigue, and a lot of romance. …More


Anything He Wants
Anything He Wants
By Fawkes, Sara
2012-11 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250035332 Check Our Catalog

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Going Buck Wild
Going Buck Wild
By Foxx, Nina
2004-07 - Avon Books
9780060564490 Check Our Catalog

In her second sexy novel, this fresh, new African-American voice shows readers that although the grass may look greener on the other side of the fence, nothing compares to home turf. …More


The Stranger's Woes. by Max Frei
The Stranger's Woes. by Max Frei
By Frai, Maksim
2011-06 - Gollancz
9780575089785 Check Our Catalog

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Driver's Education
Driver's Education
By Ginder, Grant
2013-01 - Simon & Schuster
9781439187357 Check Our Catalog

In the tradition of "Big Fish," a poignant and eccentric novel about fathers, sons, and the power of stories. The long road west will lead Finn, his disgruntled friend Randall, and an ancient three-legged tabby cat through the very cities that supposedly bore witness to his grandfather's greatest adventures. …More