Tuesday, February 11, 2014

New Books


Below is a partial list of our new books. To see the full list, download the Excel file for 2014.  To see new books from other years try: 2013 , 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.



Stranger Things
Stranger Things
By Healy, Erin
2013-12 - Thomas Nelson Publishers
9781401689582 Check Our Catalog

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Murder as a Second Language
Murder as a Second Language
By Hess, Joan
2013-12 - Minotaur Books
9781250011961 Check Our Catalog

With her bookstore, the Book Depot, being run by a competent graduate student, Claire Malloy is at loose ends. Her attempt to learn French cooking meets with dismay, so when her daughter, Caron, and Caron's friend Inez sign up to tutor English-as-a-second-language students to beef up their college applications, Claire offers to help tutor. After being turned down as a tutor since she missed the training session, Claire is roped into becoming a board member of the Farberville Literacy Council. She soon learns there are problems with the council's books, and then an elderly Polish student, Ludmilla, is murdered at the council's office. The unpleasant Ludmilla's death is not even mourned by her own grandson, so there are plenty of suspects. As Claire investigates, she uncovers other nefarious deeds that have transpired among the employees of the literacy council, and she becomes a target. …More


The Death Trade
The Death Trade
By Higgins, Jack
2013-12 - Putnam Adult
9780399165894 Check Our Catalog

The master of suspense returns with a cutting-edge tale that pits his heroes Sean Dillon and Sara Gideon against the nuclear ambitions of Iran. …More


Hostage
Hostage
By Hooper, Kay
2013-11 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425259375 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times "bestselling author Kay Hooper returns with a new novel of blood-chilling suspense as hunters become the hunted in a desperate game of survival against all odds. …More


Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Under the Wide and Starry Sky
By Horan, Nancy
2014-01 - Ballantine Books
9780345516534 Check Our Catalog

In her new novel, Nancy Horan has recreated a love story that is as unique, passionate, and overwhelmingly powerful as the one between Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney depicted so memorably in Loving Frank. Under the Wide and Starry Sky chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson, author of classics including Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. They meet in rural France in 1875, when Fanny, having run away from her philandering husband back in California, takes refuge there with her children. Stevenson too is escaping from his life, running from family pressure to become a lawyer. And so begins a turbulent love affair that will last two decades and span the world. …More


A Madaris Bride for Christmas
A Madaris Bride for Christmas
By Jackson, Brenda
2013-10 - Kimani Press
9780373091430 Check Our Catalog

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Wishes for Tomorrow: Westmoreland's WayHot Westmoreland Nights
Wishes for Tomorrow: Westmoreland's WayHot Westmoreland Nights
By Jackson, Brenda
2013-12 - Kimani Press
9780373091492 Check Our Catalog

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Sinister
Sinister
By Jackson, Lisa
Author Bush, Nancy
Author Noonan, Rosalind
2013-11 - Zebra Books
9781420125788 Check Our Catalog

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Fifty Shades Freed
Fifty Shades Freed
By James, E. L.
2012-04 - Vintage Books
9780345803504 Check Our Catalog

When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian's singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees. …More


Perfect
Perfect
By Joyce, Rachel
2014-01 - Random House
9780812993301 Check Our Catalog

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Red 1-2-3
Red 1-2-3
By Katzenbach, John
2014-01 - Mysterious Press
9780802122056 Check Our Catalog

Three women. They have nothing in common. They are different ages, come from different background, and lead drastically different lives. The only thing that binds them together is their red hair--and that each of them has been targeted for murder. …More


Blood Orange
Blood Orange
By Keskinen, Karen
2013-06 - Minotaur Books
9781250012333 Check Our Catalog

Private investigator Jaymie has built her business on finding lost souls and runaways. But when a teenage girl chosen to play Daphne in Santa Barbara's annual Solstice parade is murdered, Jaymie looks into the case at the urging of the teen's aunt as well as her old flame, deputy sheriff Mike Dawson. …More


The Invention of Wings
The Invention of Wings
By Kidd, Sue Monk
2014-01 - Viking Books
9780670024780 Check Our Catalog

The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined. …More


Robert B. Parker's Bull River
Robert B. Parker's Bull River
By Knott, Robert
2014-01 - G. P. Putnam's Sons
9780399165269 Check Our Catalog

Itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch are back in the saddle with guns blazing in this gritty, intense addition to the New York Times-bestselling series …More


River Road
River Road
By Krentz, Jayne Ann
2014-01 - G. P. Putnam's Sons
9780399165122 Check Our Catalog

"Thirteen years ago, 'guardian angel' Mason Fletcher rescued 16-year-old Lucy Sheridan from becoming the victim of sociopathic classmate Tristan Brinker. Now Lucy is back in Summer River, CA, to fix up the vintage Craftsman-style home she inherited from her Aunt Sara. Mason, on a break from his Washington, DC, security consulting business, is also back in town, to help out his uncle. When he and Lucy open up the old fireplace in her house, a body falls out, and things take an ominous turn." --Library Journal. …More


The Influence
The Influence
By Little, Bentley
2013-10 - Cemetery Dance Publications
9781587674198 Check Our Catalog

When Ross Lowry moves into his cousin's guest house in the small community of Magdalena, Arizona, he expects nothing more than breathing room and a brief respite from his economic woes. But something is not right in the desert. …More


Reckless Love
Reckless Love
By Lowell, Elizabeth
2013-12 - Severn House Publishers
9780727883162 Check Our Catalog

In this classic romance by "New York Times" bestselling author Lowell, Janna Wayland is as bold and free as the wild stallion she's vowed to protect from men like Ty MacKenzie. But neither her heart nor the stallion is safe from this fiercely independent man. Reissue. …More


Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Retribution
Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Retribution
By Lustbader, Eric Van
2013-12 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455550951 Check Our Catalog

Jason Bourne is back in this new novel in Robert Ludlum's legendary series written by New York Times bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader …More


The Gift of Christmas
The Gift of Christmas
By Macomber, Debbie
Author Goodnight, Linda
2013-10 - Harlequin
9780373180714 Check Our Catalog

After Cooper Masters loans her the money to pay for college, Ashley Robbins would like to pay him back, offer him her love, and share her knowledge of God. …More


Promise, Texas
Promise, Texas
By Macomber, Debbie
2013-11 - Mira Books
9780778315353 Check Our Catalog

Picking up where her Heart of Texas miniseries leaves off, #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Macomber takes readers back to Promise, Texas--a town chock-full of folks who are hardworking, proud, and just a little sassy. Original. …More


Little Wolves
Little Wolves
By Maltman, Thomas
2013-11 - Soho Press
9781616953430 Check Our Catalog

Set on the Minnesota prairie in the late 1980s during a drought season that's pushing family farms to the brink, "Little Wolves" features the intertwining stories of a father searching for answers after his son commits a heinous murder. …More


Worthy Brown's Daughter
Worthy Brown's Daughter
By Margolin, Phillip M.
2014-01 - Harper
9780062195340 Check Our Catalog

Known for his critically acclaimed contemporary thrillers, New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin explores intriguing new territory in Worthy Brown's Daughter, a compelling historical drama, set in nineteenth-century Oregon, that combines a heartbreaking story of slavery and murder with classic Margolin plot twists. …More


Christmas in the Hood
Christmas in the Hood
By Turner, Nikki
2007-10 - One World
9780345497802 Check Our Catalog

Bestselling urban lit queen Nikki Turner rings in the holiday season with a collection of hard-hitting yuletide tales straight from the streets, by Dee Blackman, MO-Shines, K. Elliot, and others. …More


Street Chronicles Girls in the Game
Street Chronicles Girls in the Game
By Turner, Nikki
2008-12 - Random House Publishing Group
9780307495686 Check Our Catalog

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