Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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.

King and Maxwell
King and Maxwell
By Baldacci, David
2013-11 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455521319 Check Our Catalog

David Baldacci brings back Sean King and Michelle Maxwell--former Secret Service agents turned private investigators--in their most surprising, personal, and dangerous case ever . . . …More


A Permanent Member of the Family
A Permanent Member of the Family
By Banks, Russell
2013-11 - Ecco Press
9780061857652 Check Our Catalog

A collection of twelve short works that portrays contemporary American family life visits morally complex themes in a fractured nation of inhabitants searching for connection and understanding. …More


Radiance of Tomorrow
Radiance of Tomorrow
By Beah, Ishmael
2014-01 - Sarah Crichton Books
9780374246020 Check Our Catalog

In his best-selling A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (2007), Beah wrote of his traumatic experience as victim and perpetrator in Sierra Leone's civil war. Now he works with Human Rights Watch and UNICEF in New York, and in this searing first novel, he tells of a young immigrant returning with his family to his native village seven years after the recent civil war. …More


Friends & Foes
Friends & Foes
By Christopher Murray, Victoria
Author Billingsley, ReShonda Tate
2013-03 - Gallery Books
9781451608168 Check Our Catalog

Bestselling and award-winning novelists Billingsley and Murray bring their favorite heroines together and the drama is still fresh between Rachel and Jasmine. When Rachel learns that Jasmine is going to be featured on a national television interview, the gloves are off and Rachel is set to do battle. But unexpectedly Rachel finds herself caught up in a much more ominous plot. …More


The Price of Innocence: A Theresa MacLean Mystery
The Price of Innocence: A Theresa MacLean Mystery
By Black, Lisa
2013-11 - Severn House Publishers
9780727882912 Check Our Catalog

Called out to investigate a suspected suicide in a luxury high-rise apartment, forensic scientist Theresa MacLean only just escapes with her life when the building is blown to smithereens. An accident - or something more sinister? A mostly empty block of trendy apartments in downtown Cleveland seems an unlikely terrorist target. …More


The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches: A Flavia de Luce Novel
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches: A Flavia de Luce Novel
By Bradley, Alan
2014-01 - Delacorte Press
9780385344050 Check Our Catalog

Poisoning prodigy Flavia de Luce's sixth brush with murder carries her back to the most consequential death of all: that of her long-missing mother, Harriet, whose returning corpse is promptly joined by another, fresher specimen. Harriet de Luce's three daughters have always been told that their mother vanished from the Himalayas back in 1941. Now her body has been recovered from a glacier after 10 years and returned to them. As she waits for for Harriet's coffin to be unloaded from the train bringing it home to Bishop's Lacey, Flavia is accosted first by Winston Churchill, who asks if she too has developed a taste for pheasant sandwiches, and then by a stranger who passes on an even more cryptic warning about the Gamekeeper and the Nide. The former prime minister retreats in good order, but someone pushes the stranger under the wheels of the wheels of the departing train. His death would be just the excuse Flavia needs for her latest murder investigation ... if she didn't have a bigger job to tackle: alleviating her father's sadness by using a cocktail of forbidden chemicals to reanimate her mother's corpse. …More


Flirt
Flirt
By Brown, Tracy
Author K'wan
Author Mitchell, Angel
2009-11 - 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


Second Chance Pass
Second Chance Pass
By Carr, Robyn
2013-11 - Mira Books
9780778315711 Check Our Catalog

Just in the past few months, Vanessa Rutledge has buried her husband and given birth to their son. Matt's best friend Paul Haggerty has been in love with her for years. Now, with some meddling by the good folks of Virgin River, Vanessa and Paul might get a second chance. Original. …More


Eggs in a Casket
Eggs in a Casket
By Childs, Laura
2014-01 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425255582 Check Our Catalog

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That Old Black Magic
That Old Black Magic
By Clark, Mary Jane
2014-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780062135476 Check Our Catalog

Piper Donovan travels to yet another notable vacation spot to bake yet another wedding cake and gets tossed into yet another series of murders. …More


Payback Is a Mutha
Payback Is a Mutha
By Clark, Wahida
2009-04 - Dafina Books
9780758212542 Check Our Catalog

The author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Every Thug Needs a Lady" tells the story of a woman who thinks she has everything, but who really has everything to lose--starting with her best friend and ending with her life. …More


Payback Ain't Enough
Payback Ain't Enough
By Clark, Wahida
2012-04 - Cash Money Content
9781936399116 Check Our Catalog


In this latest installment of her bestselling high-octane urban drama series, Clark delivers glamour, sex, and danger in a hip-hop drama--where the stakes are high, the rewards are dazzling, and the losers discover there's always a price to pay.
Wahida Clark is my favorite author.  Enjoy everything I've read by her.  Definitely recommend her books to my friends.
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Dangerous Women
Dangerous Women
By Martin, George R. R.
Author Dozois, Gardner
Editor Martin, George R. R.
2013-12 - Tor Books
9780765332066 Check Our Catalog

All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors' bestselling continuities--including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones. …More


Andrew's Brain
Andrew's Brain
By Doctorow, E. L.
2014-01 - Random House
9781400068814 Check Our Catalog

A psychological tale recounts the experiences of Andrew, who confesses to an unknown recipient the memory- and truth-challenging events, loves, and tragedies that have led him to a mysterious act. …More


Homer & Langley
Homer & Langley
By Doctorow, E. L.
2010-09 - Random House Trade
9780812975635 Check Our Catalog

The master of historical fiction ("Vanity Fair") spans the early part of the 20th century through the 1980s as seen through the warped lens of the infamous Collyer brothers, whose strange and intriguing story encapsulates much of the era's turmoil, accomplishment, and great change. …More


The Last Dead Girl
The Last Dead Girl
By Dolan, Harry
2014-01 - Amy Einhorn Books
9780399157967 Check Our Catalog

On a rainy night in April, a chance encounter on a lonely road draws David into a romance with Jana Fletcher, a beautiful young law student. Jana is an enigma: living in a run-down apartment and sporting a bruise on her cheek that she refuses to explain. David would like to know her secrets, but he lets them lie--until it's too late. When Jana is brutally murdered, the police consider David a prime suspect. But as he sets out to uncover the truth about Jana, he begins to realize he's treading a very dangerous path--and that her killer is watching every move he makes. …More


Takedown Twenty: A Stephanie Plum Novel
Takedown Twenty: A Stephanie Plum Novel
By Evanovich, Janet
2013-11 - Bantam
9780345542885 Check Our Catalog

New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. But when powerful mobster Salvatore 'Uncle Sunny' Sunucchi goes on the lam in Trenton, it's up to Stephanie to find him. Uncle Sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy (twice), and nobody wants to turn him in--not his poker buddies, not his bimbo girlfriend, not his two right-hand men, Shorty and Moe. Even Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, has skin in the game, because 'just Stephanie's luck' the godfather is his actual godfather. And while Morelli understands that the law is the law, his old-world grandmother, Bella, is doing everything she can to throw Stephanie off the trail. …More


Sealed with a Kiss
Sealed with a Kiss
By Forster, Gwynne
2012-02 - Kimani Press
9780373534722 Check Our Catalog

For artist and free spirit Naomi Logan, sexy call-in host Rufus Meade is definitely the wrong man. His conservative views drive her crazy, and finally she tells him what she thinks. The last thing she expects is to see Rufus standing on her doorstep--and to find him irresistibly attractive. Reissue. …More


The Invisible Code: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery
The Invisible Code: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery
By Fowler, Christopher
2013-12 - Bantam Books
9780345528650 Check Our Catalog

London's craftiest and boldest detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are back in this deviously twisting mystery of black magic, madness, and secrets hidden in plain sight. …More


Fear Nothing: A Detective D.D. Warren Novel
Fear Nothing: A Detective D.D. Warren Novel
By Gardner, Lisa
2014-01 - Dutton Books
9780525953081 Check Our Catalog

In #1 "New York Times "bestseller Lisa Gardner's latest pulse-pounding thriller, Detective D. D. Warren must face a new fear as a serial killer terrorizes Boston. …More


Dopefiend
Dopefiend
By Goines, Donald, Jr.
2006-11 - Holloway House Publishing Company
9780870679384 Check Our Catalog

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The Way of All Fish
The Way of All Fish
By Grimes, Martha
2014-01 - Scribner Book Company
9781476723952 Check Our Catalog

In Grimes's new sendup of a world she knows very well, Candy and Karl, hitmen with a difference-- they have scruples--once again venture into the murky Manhattan publishing scene. This time they come to the aid of a writer who is being sued by her unscrupulous literary agent, L. Bass Hess, a man determined to get a 15 percent commission for a book he didn't sell. …More


Sycamore Row
Sycamore Row
By Grisham, John
2013-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385537131 Check Our Catalog

When wealthy Seth Hubbard hangs himself from a sycamore tree and leaves his fortune to his black maid, Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial -- a trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history. …More


Dead Ever After
Dead Ever After
By Harris, Charlaine
2013-05 - Ace Books
9781937007881 Check Our Catalog

The final Sookie Stackhouse novel. Sookie finds it easy to turn down the request of former barmaid Arlene when she wants her job back at Merlotte's. After all, Arlene tried to have Sookie killed. But her relationship with Eric is not so clear cut. He and his vampires are keeping their distance . . . and a cold silence. …More