Tuesday, October 1, 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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The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star
The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star
By Albert, Susan Wittig
2013-09 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425260586 Check Our Catalog

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s--where the Darling Dahlias, the colorful ladies of a garden club, are anything but shrinking violets when it comes to rooting out criminals... …More


Damned by Logic
Damned by Logic
By Ashford, Jeffrey
2013-07 - Severn House Publishers
9780727882790 Check Our Catalog

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MaddAddam
MaddAddam
By Atwood, Margaret
2013-09 - Nan A. Talese
9780385528788 Check Our Catalog

Bringing together characters from Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy confirms the ultimate endurance of humanity, community, and love. …More


Sheisty: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Sheisty: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Baker, T. N.
Editor Jackson, Kathleen
Editor Hilliard, Chloe A.
2004-02 - Vickie Stringer
9780974789590 Check Our Catalog


Epiphany Wright, Keisha Moore and Shana Scott spent their teenage years as the best of friends growing up in the hood of Southside Jamaica Queens. Now as adults, their friendship is put to the test when envy, built up animosity, hidden betrayal and the bad boys in their lives cause havoc. Every day becomes a struggle to keep the clique tight. Every day something beats against the tried, tested and proven relationship. Several dramatic occurrences take the odds against the trio. When the dust settles, with all that's already riding against them, will these girls be down for one another or just plain "SHEISTY?"
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The Hit
The Hit
By Baldacci, David
2013-09 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455521173 Check Our Catalog

Skilled assassin Will Robie is asked by the U.S. government to track down fellow assassin Jessica Reel, who has gone rogue, but during his pursuit of Reel, Robie realizes that her betrayal may be concealing a larger threat that could impact the whole world. …More


The Arrangement
The Arrangement
By Balogh, Mary
2013-08 - Dell Publishing Company
9780345535870 Check Our Catalog

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The Color Master
The Color Master
By Bender, Aimee
2013-08 - Doubleday Books
9780385534895 Check Our Catalog

The bestselling author of "The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake" returns with a wondrous collection of dreamy, strange, and magical stories. …More


Heirs and Graces
Heirs and Graces
By Bowen, Rhys
2013-08 - Berkley Prime Crime
9780425260029 Check Our Catalog

Grooming an Australian heir to a dukedom turns into a murder investigation for a very minor member of the royal family. …More


Robert B. Parker's Damned If You Do
Robert B. Parker's Damned If You Do
By Brandman, Michael
2013-09 - G. P. Putnam's Sons
9780399159503 Check Our Catalog

The woman on the bed was barely out of her teens. She wasn't exactly beautiful, but she'd tried to make the most of her looks. And now, alone in a seedy beachfront motel, she was dead. Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone doesn't know her name. Whoever she is, she didn't deserve to die. Jesse starts digging, only to find himself caught in the crosshairs of a bitter turf war between two ruthless pimps. And more blood will spill before it's over. …More


Black: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Black: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Brown, Tracy
Editor Reese, Angela
Illustrator WWW Apollopixel com
2003-03 - Vickie Stringer
9780970247285 Check Our Catalog

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White Lines
White Lines
By Brown, Tracy
2007-01 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312336486 Check Our Catalog


An "Essence" bestselling author takes readers into the urban jungle with this unforgettable love story where addiction, betrayal, and redemption are just the beginning.
HPL patron: Excellent read!  Great storyline; I couldn't put this book down from  the time I started reading it.
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Busy Bodies: Chocolate Flava 4
Busy Bodies: Chocolate Flava 4
By Zane
2013-07 - Atria Books
9781451689648 Check Our Catalog

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Necessary Lies
Necessary Lies
By Chamberlain, Diane
2013-09 - St. Martin's Press
9781250010698 Check Our Catalog

Bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a breakout book about a small southern town fifty years ago, and the darkest--and most hopeful--places in the human heart. …More


Never Go Back: A Jack Reacher Novel
Never Go Back: A Jack Reacher Novel
By Child, Lee
2013-09 - Delacorte Press
9780385344340 Check Our Catalog

Never go back--but Jack Reacher does, and the past finally catches up with him. Never Go Back is #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child's new novel of action-charged suspense starring "one of the best thriller characters at work today" (Newsweek). …More


Zane's Chocolate Flava: The Eroticanoir.com Anthology
Zane's Chocolate Flava: The Eroticanoir.com Anthology
By Zane
As Told by Zane
2004-01 - Atria Books
9780743482387 Check Our Catalog

In the world of African-American erotica, Zane reigns supreme. Based on the featured erotica section of her Web site, "Chocolate Flava" gathers 25 sizzling tales from some of the most talented--and dedicated--writers of erotica working today, including Ife Ayodele, Reese Williams, Sha'ron, Jai, and Shonell Bacon. …More


A Spider in the Cup
A Spider in the Cup
By Cleverly, Barbara
2013-08 - Soho Crime
9781616952884 Check Our Catalog

At dawn one morning in 1933, an amateur dowsing team digging the banks of the Thames for precious metals unearths the body of a young woman with a priceless gold coin in her mouth and a missing toe. The case falls on Assistant Commissioner of Scotland Yard Joe Sandilands's turf, but he's been given another assignment--and a very high-profile one. …More


The Final Cut
The Final Cut
By Coulter, Catherine
Author Ellison, J. T.
2013-09 - G. P. Putnam's Sons
9780399164736 Check Our Catalog

From Catherine Coulter, the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of the FBI Thriller series, and J.T. Ellison, bestselling author and ITW Award winner, comes the first book in a brilliant new international thriller series featuring the new hero: American-born, UK-raised Nicholas Drummond. …More


The Whole Enchilada: A Novel of Suspense
The Whole Enchilada: A Novel of Suspense
By Davidson, Diane Mott
2013-08 - William Morrow & Company
9780061348174 Check Our Catalog

After one of her best friends meets an untimely demise after attending a party she catered, Goldy Schulz must serve up a killer-- especially after she discovers that she's next on the hit list. …More


Duplex
Duplex
By Davis, Kathryn
2013-09 - Graywolf Press
9781555976538 Check Our Catalog

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Baby Doll
Baby Doll
By Divine G
2008-06 - Q-Boro Books
9781933967455 Check Our Catalog

During an after-school fight with jealous high school foes, Breana Baby Doll Winbush meets Big Daddy Blue, a reformed gangster, and discovers a whole new outlook on life. …More


Whereabouts Lost
Whereabouts Lost
By Dunbarker, Alan
2009-01 - Vantage Press
9780533160099 Check Our Catalog

A man fulfills his dream of embarking on an adventure in the Alaskan wilderness. He soon realizes that he must rely on every resource available and every bit of knowledge acquired over the years as he goes into survival mode. …More


The Last Alibi
The Last Alibi
By Ellis, David
2013-08 - Putnam Adult
9780399158803 Check Our Catalog

From Edgar winner Ellis, a complex courtroom thriller filled with tension and twists as the protagonist stands trial for murder. …More


Mina's Joint: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Mina's Joint: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Ervin, Keisha
2005-11 - Vickie Stringer
9780976789451 Check Our Catalog

Once again she's back! Keisha Ervin that is, with her spellbinding tale of love, family, money and scandal. In this sizzling new story, Keisha introduces you to Mina Matthews. Mina is not your typical around-the-way girl; her dreams of making a life for herself outside the 'hood are now a reality. At the age of twenty-five, she has her own full service salon, Mina's Joint, drives a CLK55 and is engaged to Andrew, the son of the Mayor of St. Louis. To most, she has it all. But everything that glitters ain't gold. Mina's life is turned upside down when the man of her dreams and childhood sweetheart, Victor Gonzalez, re-enters her life. Suddenly everything that she thought was true is now a lie. Will her loyalty to Andrew overshadow her love for Victor or will the pasts of these two men bring her life to an end? …More