Thursday, April 10, 2014

What to read while waiting for...




Missing You
Missing You
By Coben, Harlan
2014-03 - Dutton Books
9780525953494 Check Our Catalog

From #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Harlan Coben, a heart-pounding thriller about the ties we have to our past...and the lies that bind us together. …More


Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

After I'm Gone
After I'm Gone
By Lippman, Laura
2014-02 - William Morrow & Company
9780062083395 Check Our Catalog

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I'd Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know returns with an addictive story that explores how one man's disappearance echoes through the lives of the five women he left behind--his wife, his daughters, and his mistress. …More


The Beast
The Beast
By Kellerman, Faye
2013-08 - William Morrow & Company
9780062121752 Check Our Catalog

The professional and the personal intersect in treacherous ways in this compelling and eerie installment in Faye Kellerman's thrilling New York Times bestselling Decker/Lazarus series …More


The Black Box
The Black Box
By Connelly, Michael
2013-10 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446556729 Check Our Catalog

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Caring Is Creepy
Caring Is Creepy
By Zimmerman, David
2012-04 - Soho Press
9781569479773 Check Our Catalog 2013 Alex Award Winner

Fifteen-year-old Lynn suspects that her mother's pill-popping boyfriend has enlisted her in his petty criminal enterprises placing her in squarely in the cross-hairs of violent threats. …More


Carnal Curiosity
Carnal Curiosity
By Woods, Stuart
2014-04 - Putnam Adult
9780399164163 Check Our Catalog

Stone Barrington seems to have a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. When Manhattan's elite are beset by a series of clever crimes-and Stone is a material witness-he and his former partner Dino Bacchetti find themselves drawn into the world of high-end security and fraud, where insider knowledge and access are limited to a privileged few, and the wealthy are made vulnerable by the very systems meant to keep them safe. As Stone and Dino delve deeper into their investigation, they learn that the mastermind behind the incidents may have some intimate ties to Stone. And that the biggest heist is still to come. …More


The Cold Nowhere: A Jonathan Stride Novel
The Cold Nowhere: A Jonathan Stride Novel
By Freeman, Brian
2014-04 - Quercus
9781623651312 Check Our Catalog

Edgar Award finalist and international bestselling author Brian Freeman brings the long-awaited return of Lieutenant Jonathan Stride to the bitter cold of Duluth, Minnesota. …More


D.C. Dead
D.C. Dead
By Woods, Stuart
2011-12 - Putnam Adult
9780399157660 Check Our Catalog

After a shocking loss, Stone Barrington is at loose ends, unsure if he wants to stay in New York and continue his work as a partner at Woodman & Weld. It comes as a welcome relief when he's summoned to Washington, D.C., by President Will Lee. The president has a special operation that calls for Stone's unique skill set, and it's a mission that will reunite him with his former partner in bed and in crime, Holly Barker. …More


Dead Connection
Dead Connection
By Burke, Alafair
2008-11 - St. Martin's Press
9780312944810 Check Our Catalog


"""Utterly riveting."--Tess Gerritsen
Two young, single women are murdered on the streets of New York City, exactly one year apart. Their only connection: Both had posted profiles on the popular online dating service, FirstDate.com. Enter NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher. She fits the profile of the victims, and is called in for a special assignment to the homicide team.
"Burke is a terrific web spinner...keep[s] readers at her mercy."
--"Entertainment Weekly"

FirstDate.com promises its online clientele that they'll remain anonymous and safe. But Ellie is about to discover that the company is protecting the identity of the killer more than it protected the safety of his victims...
"Tantalizing." --"Library Journal"
Soon Ellie is entangled in a web of anonymous identities and false leads as she tries to attract and lure in a suspect. But time is running out to find the killer before he claims his next victim which, in a devastating twist of fate, is looking more and more likely to be Ellie herself.... …More


The Disappeared
The Disappeared
By Ohlsson, Kristina
2014-03 - Emily Bestler Books
9781476734002 Check Our Catalog

A young woman on her way to a party vanishes without a trace. Two years later, with all hope lost, her body turns up. Mercilessly dismembered, it has deteriorated considerably in its lonely burial spot on the edge of a forest. The forensic team is able to identify the body as that of Rebecca Tolle, a student at the nearby university. …More


Fatal Error
Fatal Error
By Jance, J. A.
Read by Ziemba, Karen
2011-02 - Simon & Schuster Audio
9781442335493 Check Our Catalog

After an old friend is accused of murder, Ali Reynolds steps in to investigate, in this latest adventure in the "New York Times"-bestselling series by Jance. …More


Fear Nothing
Fear Nothing
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


Field of Prey
Field of Prey
By Sandford, John
2014-05 - Putnam Adult
9780399162381 Check Our Catalog

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From the Dead
From the Dead
By Billingham, Mark
2014-01 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802122131 Check Our Catalog

In the ninth Tom Thorne novel, a man long thought killed by his long-suffering wife, turns up alive. And other people begin to turn up dead. …More


In the Blood
In the Blood
By Unger, Lisa
2014-01 - Touchstone Books
9781451691177 Check Our Catalog

Ace student Lana Granger, with a new name and appearance, sequesters herself at small Sacred Heart College, where no one knows that her father is on death row for killing her mother. At the urging of a compassionate psychology professor, Lana takes a job with Rachel Kahn babysitting her volatile 11-year-old son, Luke. Mother and son have recently moved to the Hollows, where Luke is enrolled at a school for troubled kids. While Lana is drawn into a bizarre game manipulated by Luke, who has discovered her secrets and threatens to expose her, her best friend, Beck Miller, disappears after the two of them argue. …More


Keep Quiet
Keep Quiet
By Scottoline, Lisa
2014-04 - St. Martin's Press
9781250010094 Check Our Catalog

Jake Whitmore is enjoying a rare bonding moment with his sixteen-year-old son, Kurt, when disaster strikes. They get in a terrible car accident that threatens to derail not only Kurt's chances at college, but his entire future. Jake makes a split-second decision that saves his son from formal punishment, but plunges them both into a world of guilt, lies, and secrecy. Just when Jake thinks he has everything under control, a malevolent outsider comes forward with the power to expose Jake's secret and taunts him to the breaking point. Keep Quiet is the powerful and gut-wrenching tale of the unraveling--and the ultimate redemption--of a family. …More


Killer
Killer
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2014-02 - Ballantine Books
9780345505750 Check Our Catalog

After thirty-five riveting, internationally acclaimed novels of psychological suspense, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman returns with his most stunning thriller to date. "Killer" is a mesmerizing L.A. noir portrayal of the darkest impulses of human nature carried to shocking extremes. …More


Light of the World
Light of the World
By Burke, James Lee
2013-07 - Simon & Schuster
9781476710761 Check Our Catalog

Louisiana Sherriff s Detective Dave Robicheaux and his longtime friend and partner Clete Purcel are vacationing in Montana s spectacular Big Sky country when a series of suspicious events leads them to believe their lives and the lives of their families are in danger. …More


Notorious
Notorious
By Brennan, Allison
2014-03 - Minotaur Books
9781250035059 Check Our Catalog

"When Maxine Revere was a high school senior, her best friend was murdered and their mutual friend, Kevin O'Neal, was accused of the crime. Kevin's guilt wasn't proven, but Max and Kevin's friendship never recovered and Max moved across the country shortly afterward. She never looked back. Thirteen years later, Max, now a successful investigative reporter, returns home to attend Kevin's funeral. The police say it was suicide, but Kevin's little sister doesn't believe it. Nor does she believe that Kevin committed murder all those years ago, and she begs Max to help clear Kevin's name. For Max, digging into Kevin's life means facing demons from her own past, as well as crossing a stubborn detective who wants Max to stay the hell away from his case. Soon it becomes terrifyingly clear that someone will do whatever it takes to make sure the truth stays buried. Allison Brennan, author of the New York Times bestselling Lucy Kincaid series in mass market, debuts in hardcover with a dynamic new character in Max Revere and an absolutely riveting thriller"-- …More


Shoot the Woman First
Shoot the Woman First
By Stroby, Wallace
2013-12 - Minotaur Books
9781250000385 Check Our Catalog

A half million dollars in drug proceeds, guarded by three men with automatic weapons. For Wallace Stroby's determined heroine, professional thief Crissa Stone, and her team, stealing it was the easy part. But when the split goes awry in a blaze of gunfire, Crissa finds herself on the run with a duffel bag of stolen cash, bound by a promise to deliver part of the take to the needy family of one of her slain partners. …More


Standup Guy
Standup Guy
By Woods, Stuart
2014-01 - Putnam Adult
9780399164156 Check Our Catalog

Stone Barrington's newest client does not seem the type to bring mayhem in his wake. A polite, well-deported gentleman, he comes to Stone seeking legal expertise on an unusual--and potentially lucrative--dilemma. Stone points him in the right direction and sends him on his way, but it's soon clear Stone hasn't seen the end of the case. Several people are keenly interested in this gentleman's activities and how they may relate to a long-ago crime . . . and some of them will stop at nothing to find the information they desire. …More


Unlucky 13
Unlucky 13
By Patterson, James
Author Paetro, Maxine
2014-05 - Little Brown and Company
9780316211291 Check Our Catalog

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