Thursday, August 28, 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 , 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.


Strange Bodies
Strange Bodies
By Theroux, Marcel
2014-02 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374270650 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
John W. Campbell Memorial Award (2014)

In a locked ward of a notorious psychiatric hospital sits a man who insists that he is Dr. Nicholas Slopen, failed husband and impoverished Samuel Johnson scholar. Slopen has been dead for months, yet nothing can make this man change his story. What begins as a tale of apparent forgery involving unknown letters by the great Dr. Johnson grows to encompass a conspiracy between a Silicon Valley mogul …More


Act of War: A Thriller
Act of War: A Thriller
By Thor, Brad
2014-07 - Atria Books
9781476717128 Check Our Catalog #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Brad Thor delivers his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller ever
After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There's just one problem--no one knows if she can be trusted.
But when six exchange students go missing, two airplane passengers trade places,
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Denial of Murder
Denial of Murder
By Turnbull, Peter
2014-06 - Severn House Publishers
9780727882974 Check Our Catalog "Two bodies, two similar causes of death . . . Harry Vicary and his team are plunged into a complex investigation where all is not as it seems."
When the bodies of two murder victims are discovered within twenty-four hours of each other at the same location, each with a similar cause of death, the Murder and Serious Crime Squad of New Scotland Yard realise they must be linked.
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The City Son
The City Son
By Upadhyay, Samrat
2014-06 - Soho Press
9781616953812 Check Our Catalog Set in Samrat Updhyay's signature and timeless Nepal, The City Son offers a vivid portrait of a scorned woman's lifelong obsession to get revenge for her husband's infidelity, with devastating ramifications for an impressionable young man.
Acclaimed and award-winning author Samrat Upadhyay--the first Nepali-born fiction writer writing in English to be published in the
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Sandman Mystery Theater: The Face-And-The-Brute
Sandman Mystery Theater: The Face-And-The-Brute
By Wagner, Matt
Illustrator Watkiss, John
Illustrator Davis, Guy
2004-11 - Vertigo
9781401203450 Check Our Catalog SANDMAN MYSTERY THEATRE: THE FACE AND THE BRUTE finds the Sandman of 1939, Wesley Dodds, and his possible paramour Dian Belmont, involved in a series of grisly murders in New York's Chinatown--murders that threaten to reignite the terrifying former days of the Tong Wars, a time when blood ran in the streets like water. Following this drama of The Brute, Wesley and Dian are confronted with …More


The Replacement Wife
The Replacement Wife
By Warren, Tiffany L.
2014-02 - Dafina Books
9780758280602 Check Our Catalog Five years after his beloved wife's death, wealthy Quentin Chambers still hasn't returned to the church or his music ministry. Even his home is now devoid of music, and without his attention, Quentin's five children are getting out of control, until his mother steps in and hires him a live-in nanny. Montana is pretty, compassionate, church-going, and even has a beautiful singing voice. The …More


On the Come Up: A Novel, Based on a True Story
On the Come Up: A Novel, Based on a True Story
By Weyer, Hannah
2013-07 - Nan A. Talese
9780385537322 Check Our Catalog "Willful, outspoken, and precariously naive, thirteen-year-old AnnMarie Walker dreams of a world beyond Far Rockaway, where the sway of the neighborhood keeps her tied to old ideas about success. Then one day, while attending a high school for pregnant girls, she comes across a flyer advertising movie auditions in Manhattan for an independent film. Astonishingly, improbably, and four months …More


Eyes on You: A Novel of Suspense
Eyes on You: A Novel of Suspense
By White, Kate
2014-06 - Harper
9780061576638 Check Our Catalog
A rising media star must battle a diabolical enemy in this riveting tale of psychological suspense from Kate White, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sixes and Hush.
After a painful divorce and losing her on-air job two years ago, Robin Trainer has fought hard to regain her career. Now, as the popular cohost of a nightly entertainment show and the author of a hot new …More


A Long Time Gone
A Long Time Gone
By White, Karen
2014-06 - New American Library
9780451240460 Check Our Catalog ""We Walker women were born screaming into this world, the beginning of a lifelong quest to find what would quiet us. But whatever drove us away was never stronger than the pull of what brought us back...." "
When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine
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The Beekeeper's Ball
The Beekeeper's Ball
By Wiggs, Susan
2014-06 - Mira Books
9780778314486 Check Our Catalog #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs returns to sun-drenched Bella Vista, where the land's bounty yields a rich harvest...and family secrets that have long been buried.
Isabel Johansen, a celebrated chef who grew up in the sleepy Sonoma town of Archangel, is transforming her childhood home into a destination cooking school--a unique place for other dreamers to come and learn …More


The Prayer Box
The Prayer Box
By Wingate, Lisa
2013-08 - Tyndale House Publishers
9781414386881 Check Our Catalog When Iola Anne Poole, an old-timer on Hatteras Island, passes away in her bed at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds herself charged with the task of cleaning out Iola's rambling Victorian house.Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi never expects to find more than a temporary hiding place within Iola's walls, but everything changes with the …More


The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War
The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War
By Winspear, Jacqueline
2014-07 - Harper
9780062220509 Check Our Catalog
By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained--by Thea's passionate embrace of women's suffrage and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea's brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Kezia and Tom wed just a month before war is declared between Britain and Germany, Thea's gift to Kezia is a book on …More


Cut and Thrust
Cut and Thrust
By Woods, Stuart
2014-07 - Putnam Adult
9780399169113 Check Our Catalog Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics in the exceptional new thriller from "New York Times"--bestselling author Stuart Woods.
When Stone Barrington travels to Los Angeles for the biggest political convention of the year, he finds the scene quite shaken up: a dazzling newcomer--and close friend of Stone's--has given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial …More


The Devaney Brothers: Michael & Patrick
The Devaney Brothers: Michael & Patrick
By Woods, Sherryl
2014-04 - Mira Books
9780778316305 Check Our Catalog www.SherrylWoods.com
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings readers two classic tales of the Devaneys...brothers torn apart in childhood, reunited by love.
Michael's Discovery
For years, Kelly Andrews has waited for her big brother's best friend to notice her. As the physical therapist assigned to his recovery, she's finally getting
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