Tuesday, September 17, 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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A Treacherous Paradise
A Treacherous Paradise
By Mankell, Henning
Translator Thompson, Laurie
2013-07 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307961228 Check Our Catalog

From the internationally acclaimed author of the Kurt Wallander crime novels, a powerful stand-alone novel set in early-twentieth-century Sweden and Mozambique, whose vividly drawn female protagonist is awoken from her naivete by her exposure to racism and by her own unexpected inner strengths. …More


The Good Lord Bird
The Good Lord Bird
By McBride, James
2013-08 - Riverhead Books
9781594486340 Check Our Catalog

From the bestselling author of "The Color of Water" and "Song Yet Sung" comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown's antislavery crusade--and who must pass as a girl to survive. …More


Defending the Duchess
Defending the Duchess
By McCalla, Rachelle
2013-03 - Love Inspired
9780373445301 Check Our Catalog

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Beauty in Disguise
Beauty in Disguise
By Moore, Mary
2013-01 - Love Inspired
9780373829491 Check Our Catalog

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Dirty Rotten Liar
Dirty Rotten Liar
By Noire
2013-06 - Dafina Books
9780758266101 Check Our Catalog

Includes discussion questions, an excerpt from Natural born liar by Noire, and an excerpt from Millionaire wives club by T-Shonda L. Whitaker. …More


12th of Never
12th of Never
By Patterson, James
Author Paetro, Maxine
2013-04 - Little Brown and Company
9780316210829 Check Our Catalog

It's finally time! Detective Lindsay Boxer is in labor--while two killers are on the loose. After only a week at home with her new daughter, Lindsay is forced to return to work to face two of the biggest cases of her career. …More


Red Moon
Red Moon
By Percy, Benjamin
2013-05 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455501663 Check Our Catalog

When government agents kick down Claire Forrester's front door and murder her parents, Claire realizes just how different she is. Patrick Gamble was nothing special until the day he got on a plane and hours later stepped off it, the only passenger left alive, a hero. …More


The Boyfriend
The Boyfriend
By Perry, Thomas
2013-03 - Mysterious Press
9780802126061 Check Our Catalog

After a respected career as a LAPD homicide detective, Jack Till now works as a private investigator. But when the parents of a recently murdered young girl ask for his help when the police come up empty, Till reluctantly takes the case. As Till digs deeper, he realizes that the victim is just one of several young female escorts killed in different cities in the exact same way. …More


Chocolate Kisses
Chocolate Kisses
By Ray, Francis
Author Reid, Maryanne
Author Luke, Renee
2006-01 - New American Library
9780451217493 Check Our Catalog

Inhibitions melt away with these three deliciously erotic romance novellas by Francis Ray, Maryanne Reid, and Renee Luke that have something sweet in common: tempting chocolate. …More


The Cowboy Target
The Cowboy Target
By Reed, Terri
2013-03 - Love Inspired
9780373445295 Check Our Catalog

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Memory of Murder
Memory of Murder
By Richards, Ramona
2013-03 - Love Inspired
9780373445318 Check Our Catalog

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The Last Kiss Goodbye
The Last Kiss Goodbye
By Robards, Karen
2013-08 - Ballantine Books
9780345535825 Check Our Catalog

When "New York Times" bestselling author Karen Robards brought her irresistible brand of hot passion and chilling suspense to the paranormal romance scene with "The Last Victim, " it was just the beginning. Now her all-new series cranks up the deadly danger and intense desire to the next level, as sexy serial killer hunter Charlotte Stone returns to action in her thrilling second adventure. …More


Change of Heart: Best Laid PlansFrom This Day
Change of Heart: Best Laid PlansFrom This Day
By Roberts, Nora
2013-04 - Silhouette Books
9780373281688 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Roberts is sure to delight readers with these two classic tales of love meant to be. This special two-in-one volume includes "Best Laid Plans" and "From This Day." Reissue. …More


Reflections & Dreams
Reflections & Dreams
By Roberts, Nora
2013-06 - Silhouette Books
9780373281701 Check Our Catalog

Two tales of characters from "Considering Kate" are presented in this volume. In "Reflections," Lindsay Dunne has little time for romance, but Seth Bannion is about to give her a crash course in love. And in "Dance of Dreams," Ruth Bannion's partnership with Nickolai Davidov erupts into passionate desire. Reissue. …More


Fin & Lady
Fin & Lady
By Schine, Cathleen
2013-07 - Sarah Crichton Books
9780374154905 Check Our Catalog

From the author of "The Three Weissmanns of Westport," a wise, clever story of New York in the '60s. …More


The Rake's Redemption
The Rake's Redemption
By Scott, Regina
2013-03 - Thorndike Press
9781410455833 Check Our Catalog

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Genius
Genius
By Seagle, Steven T.
Illustrator Kristiansen, Teddy
2013-07 - First Second
9781596432635 Check Our Catalog

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The Terrorist Next Door
The Terrorist Next Door
By Siegel, Sheldon
2013-07 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781464201646 Check Our Catalog

Meet Detective David Gold. He's a third generation native of hardscrabble South Chicago. He's also one of Chicago's most decorated homicide detectives. Meet Gold's new partner, Detective A.C. Battle. He's a native of Mississippi whose family moved to Chicago to escape the Jim Crow South. He grew up in the Robert Taylor Homes, the penal colony of high rises across the Dan Ryan Expressway from Mayor Daley's house and Comiskey Park. …More


Drama High: Street Soldiers
Drama High: Street Soldiers
By Divine, L.
2012-08 - Ebb & Flow Publications/L. Divine, Inc.
9780985736804 Check Our Catalog

Stressed out by strange visions and insomnia, Jayd finds herself back at Mama's house. Mama's convinced that something sinister is at play. But can they come up with a plan to get Jayd's swagger back? …More


The Engagements
The Engagements
By Sullivan, J. Courtney
2013-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307958716 Check Our Catalog

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Maine" comes a big, sprawling novel about marriage--about those who marry in a white heat of passion, those who marry for partnership and comfort, and those who live together, love each other, and have absolutely no intention of ruining it all with a wedding. …More


The Silver Star
The Silver Star
By Walls, Jeannette
2013-06 - Scribner Book Company
9781451661507 Check Our Catalog

From one of the bestselling memoirists of all time comes a stunning and heartbreaking novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world in a triumph of imagination and storytelling. …More


Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns
Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns
By Weisberger, Lauren
2013-06 - Simon & Schuster
9781439136638 Check Our Catalog

The sequel to the sensational #1 bestseller "The Devil Wears Prada." Eight years have passed since Andrea "Andy" Sachs quit working for "Runway Magazine"--a dream that turned out to be a nightmare. Now Andy's on the top of the world as an editor: but she's still haunted by the specter of her former boss. …More


Compound Fractures
Compound Fractures
By White, Stephen
2013-08 - Dutton Books
9780525952602 Check Our Catalog

For more than twenty years, in nearly a score of bestselling crime novels, New York Times bestselling author Stephen White's stories of Boulder psychologist Alan Gregory have captivated millions of readers. Now "Compound Fractures" provides a riveting last chapter to the series. …More