Monday, June 2, 2014

New Books at HPL


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.



Death Come Quickly
Death Come Quickly
By Albert, Susan Wittig
2014-04 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425255636 Check Our Catalog When China's and Ruby's friend Karen Prior is mugged in a mall parking lot and dies a few days later, China begins to suspect that her friend's death was not a random assault. Karen was a filmmaker supervising a student documentary about the fifteen-year-old murder of a woman named Christine Morris and the acquittal of the man accused of the crime. Is it possible that the same person who killed Christine …More


Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot
Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot
By Atkins, Ace
2014-05 - Putnam Adult
9780399161582 Check Our Catalog The iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser returns in an outstanding new addition to the New York Times-bestselling series from author Ace Atkins.

"Assured... Atkins's gift for mimicking the late Robert B. Parker could lead to a long run, the the delight of Spenser devotees."
--"Publishers Weekly"
"The iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser returns in an outstanding new addition to the New York Times-bestselling series from author Ace Atkins."
Kinjo Heywood is one of the New England Patriots' marquee players--a hard-nosed linebacker
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The Target
The Target
By Baldacci, David
2014-09 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455521180 Check Our Catalog The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.

The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.
Together, Robie and Reel's
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Sweet Seduction
Sweet Seduction
By Banks, Maya
2009-10 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425230695 Check Our Catalog Salon owner Julie Stanford wanted Nathan Tucker ever since she gave him his first massage. She doesn't think he's interested, so she decides to move on. But Nathan won't let her get away that easy.

He was the stuff erotic dreams are made of
Salon owner Julie Stanford wanted Nathan Tucker ever since she gave him his first massage. Getting paid to feel every inch of his body, stripped, oiled, and spread out in front of her? Stuff dreams are made of. But the sexy guy was oblivious to the signals she was sending?until she finished off his final rub-down with something extra. In fact, the best
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The Lincoln Myth
The Lincoln Myth
By Berry, Steve
2014-05 - Ballantine Books
9780345526571 Check Our Catalog In Berry's latest, retired secret agent Cotton Malone is drafted from his Copenhagen bookstore to battle a conspiracy, one threatening the U.S. Constitution.

"New York Times" bestselling author Steve Berry returns with his latest thriller, a Cotton Malone adventure involving a flaw in the United States Constitution, a mystery about Abraham Lincoln, and a political issue that's as explosive as it is timely--not only in Malone's world, but in ours.
September 1861: "All is not as it seems. "With these cryptic words, a shocking secret passed down from president
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Chestnut Street
Chestnut Street
By Binchy, Maeve
2014-04 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780385351850 Check Our Catalog A variable, posthumous collection of loosely linked short stories from the much cherished Irish writer who died in 2012

Maeve Binchy imagined a street in Dublin with many characters coming and going, and every once in a while she would write about one of these people. She would then put it in a drawer; "for the future," she would say. "The future is now.
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Across town from St. Jarlath's Crescent, featured in "Minding Frankie, " is Chestnut Street, where neighbors come and go. Behind their closed doors we encounter
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Murder in Pigalle
Murder in Pigalle
By Black, Cara
2014-03 - Soho Crime
9781616952846 Check Our Catalog June, 1998: Paris's sticky summer heat is even more oppressive than usual as rowdy French football fans riot in anticipation of the World Cup. Private Investigator Aimee Leduc has been trying to slow down her hectic lifestyle--she's five months' pregnant and has the baby's wellbeing to think about now. But then disaster strikes close to home. A serial rapist has been terrorizing Paris's Pigalle neighborhood, …More


Red Rising
Red Rising
By Brown, Pierce
2014-01 - Del Rey Books
9780345539786 Check Our Catalog "A story of vengeance, warfare and the quest for power...reminiscent of "The Hunger Games" and "Game of Thrones". -- Kirkus Reviews

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER
"Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow."--Scott Sigler
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Pierce Brown's relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins and "Ender's Game "by Orson Scott Card.
""I live for the dream that my children will be born free," she says. "That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them."
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Murder at Mullings - A 1930s Country House Murder Mystery
Murder at Mullings - A 1930s Country House Murder Mystery
By Cannell, Dorothy
2014-05 - Severn House Publishers
9780727883384 Check Our Catalog In its 300-year history, there has never once been a scandal at Mullings, ancestral home of the decent but dull Stodmarsh family. Until, that is, Edward Stodmarsh makes an ill-advised second marriage to the scheming Regina Stapleton, who insists on bringing her family's 'ornamental hermit' to live on the estate. Suddenly everyone wants to visit Mullings to glimpse this mysterious figure. Strange but …More


Claire of the Sea Light
Claire of the Sea Light
By Danticat, Edwidge
2013-08 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307271792 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2014)
Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence (2014)


A stunning new work of fiction that brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing.

From the best-selling author of "Brother, I'm Dying" and "The Dew Breaker: " a stunning new work of fiction that brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing.
Claire Limye Lanme--Claire of the Sea Light--is an enchanting child born into love and tragedy in Ville Rose, Haiti. Claire's mother died in childbirth,
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The After Wife
The After Wife
By Davis, Lexi
2009-04 - Pocket Books
9781416505266 Check Our Catalog Lexi Davis, who took readers on "a pleasurable joy ride" (Black Issues Book Review) with her acclaimed novel "Pretty Evil," returns with a wickedly entertaining new tale with a touch of magic.
There's unlucky in love -- and then there's cursed. Still a virgin at twenty-four, Nia Youngblood just wants to find the right man to fulfill her hot dreams and sensual fantasies. And more important, a man …More


The Skin Collector
The Skin Collector
By Deaver, Jeffery
2014-05 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455517138 Check Our Catalog In his classic thriller The Bone Collector, Jeffery Deaver introduced readers to Lincoln Rhyme-the nation's most renowned investigator and forensic detective. Now, a new killer is on the loose: a criminal inspired by the Bone Collector. And Rhyme must untangle the twisted web of clues before the killer targets more victims-or Rhyme himself.

THE SKIN COLLECTOR
The killer's methods are terrifying. He stalks the basements and underground passageways of New York City. He tattoos his victims' flesh with cryptic messages, using a tattoo gun loaded with poison, resulting in an agonizing, painful death.
When a connection is made to the Bone Collector-the serial killer who terrorized New York more than a decade ago-Lincoln Rhyme and
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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See
By Doerr, Anthony
2014-05 - Scribner Book Company
9781476746586 Check Our Catalog From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, …More


Fatal Harbor: A Lewis Cole Mystery
Fatal Harbor: A Lewis Cole Mystery
By DuBois, Brendan
2014-05 - Pegasus Books
9781605985626 Check Our Catalog In the eighth novel of the acclaimed Lewis Cole series, award-winning author Brendan DuBois returns once again to one of the most appealing heroes in mystery fiction.

Former Department of Defense analyst Lewis Cole has traveled some dark roads before in his quest for justice. Days after a violent anti-nuclear demonstration puts his best friend, police detective Diane Woods, in a near-fatal coma, Cole abandons his job and his home to find the man who nearly killed his friend. From the rural towns of New Hampshire to the offices of power and influence in Washington,
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Mina's Joint: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Mina's Joint: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Ervin, Keisha
2005-11 - Triple Crown Publications
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 …More


Walking on Water
Walking on Water
By Evans, Richard Paul
2014-05 - Simon & Schuster
9781451628319 Check Our Catalog In this fifth entry in the "New York Times" bestselling Walk series, Richard Paul Evans's hero Alan Christoffersen must say some painful goodbyes and learn some important lessons as he comes to the end of his cross-country walk to Key West.

In this fifth entry in the "New York Times" bestselling Walk series, Richard Paul Evans's hero Alan Christoffersen must say some painful goodbyes and learn some important lessons as he comes to the end of his cross-country walk to Key West.
After the death of his beloved wife, after the loss of his advertising business to his once-trusted partner, after bankruptcy forced him from his home, Alan
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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
By Ferris, Joshua
2014-05 - Little Brown and Company
9780316033978 Check Our Catalog A bizarre case of identity theft forces a dentist to question his beliefs in this funny, thought-provoking return to form by Ferris.

A big, brilliant, profoundly observed novel about the mysteries of modern life by National Book Award Finalist Joshua Ferris, one of the most exciting voices of his generation
Paul O'Rourke is a man made of contradictions: he loves the world, but doesn't know how to live in it. He's a Luddite addicted to his iPhone, a dentist with a nicotine habit, a rabid Red Sox fan devastated by their victories,
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The Confabulist
The Confabulist
By Galloway, Steven
2014-05 - Riverhead Books
9781594631962 Check Our Catalog From the author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, an exciting new novel that uses the life and sudden death of Harry Houdini to weave a tale of magic, intrigue, and illusion.

What is real and what is an illusion? Can you trust your memory to provide an accurate record of what has happened in your life?
"The Confabulist" is a clever, entertaining, and suspenseful narrative that weaves together the rise and fall of world-famous Harry Houdini with the surprising story of Martin Strauss, an unknown man whose fate seems forever tied to the magician's in a way that will ultimately
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The One & Only
The One & Only
By Giffin, Emily
2014-05 - Ballantine Books
9780345546883 Check Our Catalog Emily Giffin, the beloved author of such "New York Times" bestselling novels as "Something Borrowed "and" Where We Belong, " returns with an extraordinary story of love and loyalty--and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both.

Thirty-three-year-old Shea Rigsby has spent her entire life in Walker, Texas--a small college town that lives and dies by football, a passion she unabashedly shares. Raised alongside her best friend, Lucy, the daughter of Walker's legendary head coach, Clive Carr, Shea was too devoted to her hometown team to leave. Instead she stayed in Walker for college, even taking a job in the university athletic …More


Booty Call *69
Booty Call *69
By Gray, Erick S.
2006-12 - Augustus Publishing, Inc.
9780975945346 Check Our Catalog Taking urban erotica to dizzying heights and culminating in an earth-shattering climax, Erick S Gray spins a sexually charged, coming of age tale. The drama in "Booty Call *69" revolves around a promiscuous young woman, Shana, who is so seductive she easily captures any man she glances at. After breaking up with the equally self-indulgent boy-toy, Jakim who is too busy hunting for additional sexual …More


Ray of Hope
Ray of Hope
By Davis Griggs, Vanessa
2011-01 - Dafina Books
9780758259608 Check Our Catalog Ma Ray is determined to turn her teenaged granddaughters around. A church-going woman with a mysterious past, she's going to steer the reckless teens away from trouble with her smarts, savvy, and the Word of God.

Troublesome teen sisters Sahara and Crystal Nichols are acting up and their risque behaviour is more than their mother Lenora can handle. Enter the girls' 75-year-old grandmother, Ma Ray, who agrees to take charge. She's determined to turn their lives around - and knows more about being a bad girl than either sister bargained for."
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Everything to Lose
Everything to Lose
By Gross, Andrew
2014-04 - William Morrow & Company
9780061656002 Check Our Catalog A determined, down-on-her-luck mother caring for her handicapped son becomes entangled in a murderous conspiracy to keep a twenty-year-old secret buried in this blistering thriller set during the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, from "New York Times" bestselling author Andrew Gross.

A determined mother becomes entangled in a murderous conspiracy to keep a twenty-year-old secret buried in this blistering thriller, set during the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, from Andrew Gross, the New York Times bestselling author of 15 Seconds and No Way Back
While driving along a suburban back road, Hilary Cantor, who's just lost her job and whose deadbeat husband has left her to …More


Glorious
Glorious
By Guinn, Jeff
2014-05 - Putnam Adult
9780399165412 Check Our Catalog New York Times bestselling author of "The Last Gunfight," Jeff Guinn turns his eye for evocative detail and history to a sweeping novel of the Old West, weaving a compelling tale of life in the Arizona Territory in 1872.

"New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Last Gunfight, " Jeff Guinn turns his eye for evocative detail and history to a sweeping novel of the Old West, weaving a compelling tale of life in the Arizona Territory in 1872.
We've all got mistakes in our past we'd rather forget.
Cash McLendon has always had an instinct for self-preservation, one that was honed by an impoverished childhood and
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The Possibilities
The Possibilities
By Hemmings, Kaui Hart
2014-05 - Simon & Schuster
9781476725796 Check Our Catalog A novel about a mother grieving her son's death in a Colorado resort town who is faced with another shock-the appearance of a strange girl carrying a secret that will change their lives irrevocably.

From "New York Times" bestselling author Kaui Hart Hemmings comes the highly anticipated follow-up to "The Descendants."
IN THE IDYLLIC SKI TOWN of Breckenridge, Colorado, Sarah St. John is reeling. Three months ago, her twenty-two-year-old son, Cully, died in an avalanche. Though single, Sarah is hardly alone in her grief. Her father, a retiree, tries to distract her with gadgets from the QVC
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