Thursday, March 6, 2014

HPL's 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 , 201220112010200920082007, or 2006.

Lost LakeLost Lake
By Allen, Sarah Addison
2014-01 - St. Martin's Press
9781250019806 Check Our Catalog
Suley, Georgia, is home to Lost Lake Cottages and not much else. Which is why it's the perfect place for newly-widowed Kate and her eccentric eight-year-old daughter Devin to heal. Kate spent one memorable childhood summer at Lost Lake, had her first almost-kiss at Lost Lake, and met a boy named Wes at Lost Lake. It was a place for dreaming. But Kate doesn't believe in dreams anymore, and her Aunt Eby, Lost Lake's owner, wants to sell the place and move on. Lost Lake's magic is gone. As Kate discovers that time has a way of standing still at Lost Lake can she bring the cottages--and her heart--back to life? Because sometimes the things you love have a funny way of turning up again. And sometimes you never even know they were lost . . . until they are found. …More
By Allende, Isabel
2014-01 - Harper
9780062291400 Check Our Catalog
Isabel Allende--the New York Times bestselling author whose books, including Maya's Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, and Zorro, have sold more than 57 million copies around the world--demonstrates her remarkable literary versatility with Ripper, an atmospheric, fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco. …More
After the StormAfter the Storm
By Banks, Maya
2014-01 - Berkley Books
9780425263778 Check Our Catalog
Trust Your EyesTrust Your Eyes
By Barclay, Linwood
2013-07 - Signet Book
9780451414175 Check Our Catalog
Thomas Kilbride is a map-obsessed schizophrenic so affected that he rarely leaves his bedroom. But with a new computer program, he travels the world while never stepping out the door. That is until he sees something in downtown New York City. …More
The Counterfeit AgentThe Counterfeit Agent
By Berenson, Alex
2014-02 - Putnam Adult
9780399159732 Check Our Catalog
John Wells goes undercover as the threat of nuclear war skyrockets between the United States and Iran, in the cutting-edge new novel from the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. …More
The Strangling on the StageThe Strangling on the Stage
By Brett, Simon
2014-02 - Creme de La Crime
9781780290560 Check Our Catalog
When Jude agrees to lend her vintage chaise longue for the local Amateur Dramatics Society's production of George Bernard Shaw's The Devil's Disciple, little does she realize she'll end up in a starring role. It's an ambitious play, culminating in a dramatic execution scene: a scene that's played for real when one of the leading actors is found hanging from the especially-constructed stage gallows during rehearsals. A tragic accident - or something more sinister? Carole and Jude make it their business to find out. …More
Do or Die: Reluctant HeroesDo or Die: Reluctant Heroes
By Brockmann, Suzanne
2014-02 - Ballantine Books
9780345543790 Check Our Catalog
Former Navy SEAL Ian Dunn has been tasked by a mysterious government agency with rescuing two kidnapped children believed to have been taken prisoner in a South American embassy. Leading the mission alongside Phoebe Kruger, the new hire at the prestigious law firm where Dunn is a longtime client, Dunn will embark on a race against time while simultaneously dealing with an equally pressing danger -- he's being hunted by the mob for a job gone bust. In the midst of all this, Phoebe gets sucked deeper and deeper into Dunn's clandestine world, and Dunn faces some surprises of his own as he slowly becomes aware of Phoebe's sharp intelligence, keen sense of humor and generous heart--things he's been missing all his life. …More
No Ordinary ManNo Ordinary Man
By Brockmann, Suzanne
2014-01 - Severn House Publishers
9780727883360 Check Our Catalog
He was the sexiest guy she'd ever met. And that was about all Jess Baxter knew about her newest tenant. Rob Carpenter was a master at dodging questions... and igniting her desires. With just one of his searing kisses, Jess was hotter than the Florida sun.
Then the murders started--all women who looked like her.
And the profile of the killer matched Rob.... Was he an innocent victim--or had his burning kisses only been a smoke screen?
One thing was certain: Rob Carpenter was no ordinary man. …More
The Eternal WonderThe Eternal Wonder
By Buck, Pearl S.
2013-10 - Open Road Media E-Riginal
9781480439702 Check Our Catalog
Informed Risk: A Hero for Sophie JonesInformed Risk: A Hero for Sophie Jones
By Carr, Robyn
Author Rimmer, Christine
2013-04 - Harlequin
9780373180752 Check Our Catalog
Mike Cavanaugh was a firefighter; it was his job to rescue people. Though inviting them home wasn't usually part of the job description. But when he pulled Christine Palmer out of her burning house, something about the gutsy single mom made him want to protect her, to make her life a little better. Includes a bonus book by Rimmer. Reissue. …More
Mrs. Lincoln's RivalMrs. Lincoln's Rival
By Chiaverini, Jennifer
2014-01 - Dutton Books
9780525954286 Check Our Catalog
Kate Chase Sprague was born in 1840 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second daughter to the second wife of a devout but ambitious lawyer. Her father, Salmon P. Chase, rose to prominence in the antebellum years and was appointed secretary of the treasury in Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, while aspiring to even greater heights. Beautiful, intelligent, regal, and entrancing, young Kate Chase stepped into the role of establishing her thrice-widowed father in Washington society and as a future presidential candidate. Her efforts were successful enough that 'The Washington Star' declared her 'the most brilliant woman of her day. None outshone her.' None, that is, but Mary Todd Lincoln. Though Mrs. Lincoln and her young rival held much in common--political acumen, love of country, and a resolute determination to help the men they loved achieve greatness--they could never be friends, for the success of one could come only at the expense of the other. …More
California ConnectionCalifornia Connection
By Chunichi
2008-12 - Urban Books
9781601620750 Check Our Catalog
From the "Essence"-bestselling author of "The Naked Truth" and "Married to the Game" comes the powerful and provocative tale of a sexy, savvy woman who knows what she wants--and gets it. …More
A Gangster's GirlA Gangster's Girl
By Chunichi
2007-06 - Urban Books
9781601620064 Check Our Catalog
Leaving the safety of her parents home, a very good girl enters a world of bad boys and fast money and hooks up with a sexy but dangerous man who could be the biggest mistake of her life. …More
Married to the GameMarried to the Game
By Chunichi
2012-06 - Urban Books
9781601625106 Check Our Catalog
In this exciting follow-up to "A Gangster's Girl, " Chunichi delivers more of her trademark style in a fast-paced tale of sex, betrayal, and murder. …More
Command AuthorityCommand Authority
By Clancy, Tom
With Greaney, Mark
2013-12 - Putnam Adult
9780399160479 Check Our Catalog
There's a new strong man in Russia but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past. The solution to that mystery lies with a most unexpected source, President Jack Ryan. …More
Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret WarSleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War
By Vaughan, Hal
2012-08 - Vintage Books
9780307475916 Check Our Catalog
For more than half a century, Chanel's life from 1941 to 1954 has been shrouded in vagueness and rumor, mystery and myth. Neither Chanel nor her many biographers have ever told the full story of these years. Now Hal Vaughan, in this explosive narrative--part suspense thriller, part wartime portrait--fully pieces together the hidden years of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's life, from the Nazi occupation of Paris to the aftermath of World War II. …More
The RathbonesThe Rathbones
By Clark, Janice
2013-08 - Doubleday Books
9780385536936 Check Our Catalog
Drawing on Edgar Allan Poe, Homer and Herman Melville, an ambitious saga of lineage and whaling in which Mercy and Mordecai Rathbone embark on a circular voyage in pursuit of their identities. …More
Live WireLive Wire
By Coben, Harlan
2012-02 - Signet Book
9780451233936 Check Our Catalog
When Myron Bolitar gets involved in the family drama of his former tennis star client and her rock star husband, he discovers secrets about his own family, specifically his brother, who abandoned the Bolitars long ago. Available in a tall Premium Edition. …More
By Cook, Robin
2014-02 - G. P. Putnam's Sons
9780399166303 Check Our Catalog
The "New York Times" bestselling author and master of the medical thriller returns with a top-notch fusion of groundbreaking medical science and edge-of-your-seat suspense. …More
Shadows of DeathShadows of Death
By Dams, Jeanne M.
2014-01 - Severn House Publishers
9780727882806 Check Our Catalog
By Davies, Luke
2006-10 - Ballantine Books
9780345423870 Check Our Catalog
He met Candy during a lush Sydney summer. Gorgeous, sexy, free-spirited Candy. They fell in love fast, lots of laughter and lust, the days melting warmly into each other. He never planned to give her a habit. But she wanted a taste. And wasn't love, after all, about sharing lives? But when the money ran out, the craving remained, and the days ceased their luxurious stretch. But there was still love. Only now, it was a threesome. Heroin had its own demands, its own timetable, and thoughts of nabbing the next fix hurled them into each day. Then, when desperation set in, Candy would stop at nothing to secure a blast, as she and her love became hostage to the nightmarish world of addiction. …More
Gangsta DivasGangsta 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.
HPL patron:  Excellent Book.  I have read the other two previous books in this series.  I can't wait to read Boss Divas.
Street DivasStreet Divas
By Diamond, De'nesha
2011-11 - Dafina Books
9780758247575 Check Our Catalog
With "Street Divas," Diamond draws readers deeper into the dangerous world of Memphis' hardest ride-or-die chicks as they fight along with--and sometimes against--their famous men. …More
2009-09 - Strebor Books
9781593092610 Check Our Catalog