Thursday, September 11, 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.



The Bat
The Bat
By Nesbo, Jo
Author Nesb, Jo
2013-07 - Vintage Books
9780345807090 Check Our Catalog Inspector Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case with firm instructions to stay out of trouble. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity back home. Harry befriends one of the lead detectives and one of the witnesses as he is drawn deeper into the case. And as they circle closer to the killer, Harry begins to fear …More


Police
Police
By Nesbo, Jo
2013-10 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307960498 Check Our Catalog The police urgently need Harry Hole . . . A killer is stalking Oslo's streets. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated but failed to solve. The murders are brutal, the media reaction hysterical. But this time, Harry can't help. For years, detective Harry Hole has been at the center of every major criminal investigation in Oslo. His dedication to his job and …More


The Son
The Son
By Nesbo, Jo
Translator Barslund, Charlotte
2014-05 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780385351379 Check Our Catalog The author of the internationally best-selling Harry Hole series now gives us an electrifying stand-alone novel set amid Oslo's hierarchy of corruption, from which one very unusual young man is about to propel himself into a mission of brutal revenge. …More


The Grind Don't Stop
The Grind Don't Stop
By Newell, L. E.
2012-01 - Strebor Books
9781593093648 Check Our Catalog This sequel to 'Durty South Grind' offers a raw realisation of one individual balancing her dedicated police work in her beloved hometown with her unbridled love for her longtime friends: hustlers. …More


Girls in the Game
Girls in the Game
By Turner, Nikki
2007-06 - One World
9780345484024 Check Our Catalog Five street-lit stories written by up-and-coming divas of the genre have been compiled here by bestselling author Turner, also known as the queen of hip-hop fiction. …More


One of Us
One of Us
By O'Dell, Tawni
2014-08 - Gallery Books
9781476755878 Check Our Catalog From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Back Roads" comes a fast-paced literary thriller about a forensic psychologist forced to face his own demons after discovering his small hometown terrorized by a serial killer.
Dr. Sheridan Doyle--a fastidiously groomed and TV-friendly forensic psychologist--is the go-to shrink for the Philadelphia District Attorney's office whenever a twisted
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Private Down Under
Private Down Under
By Patterson, James
Author White, Michael
2014-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455529766 Check Our Catalog The world's most exclusive detective agency opens a new office - in Australia
With the best detectives in the business, cutting edge technology and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private. Now, at a glittering launch party overlooking the iconic Opera House, Private Sydney throws open its doors . . .
Craig Gisto and his newly formed team have
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The Turnaround
The Turnaround
By Pelecanos, George P.
2008-08 - Little Brown and Company
9780316156479 Check Our Catalog One afternoon in 1972, three teenagers drove into an unfamiliar neighborhood and six lives were altered forever. Thirty-five years later, one survivor of that day reaches out to another. But another survivor is now out of prison, looking for reparation in any form he can find it. …More


The Long Way Home: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
The Long Way Home: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
By Penny, Louise
2014-08 - Minotaur Books
9781250022066 Check Our Catalog
Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the Surete du Quebec, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small book, " The Balm in Gilead, " in his large hands. "There is a balm in Gilead," his neighbor Clara Morrow reads from the dust jacket, "to make the wounded whole." …More


Heroes Are My Weakness
Heroes Are My Weakness
By Phillips, Susan Elizabeth
2014-08 - William Morrow & Company
9780062106070 Check Our Catalog
New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips is back with a delightful novel filled with her sassy wit and dazzling charm
Deepest winter.An isolated island off the coast of Maine.A man. A woman.Puppets. (Yes, puppets . . .)And . . .A mysterious house looming over the sea . . .
He's a reclusive writer whose imagination creates chilling horror novels. She's a …More


The Cost of Lunch, Etc.: Short Stories
The Cost of Lunch, Etc.: Short Stories
By Piercy, Marge
2014-04 - PM Press
9781604864960 Check Our Catalog In this collection of short stories, bestselling author Marge Piercy brings us glimpses into the lives of everyday women moving through and making sense of their daily internal and external worlds. Keeping to the engaging, accessible language of Piercy's novels, the collection spans decades of her writing along with a range of locations, ages, and emotional states of her protagonists. From …More


Diamond Playgirls
Diamond Playgirls
By Poole, Daaimah S.
Author Miasha
Author King, Deja
2008-01 - Dafina Books
9780758223562 Check Our Catalog
Four of today's hottest young female African-American authors--Poole, Miasha, Deja King, and T. Styles--present an exciting new novella collection about four women sharing a Harlem brownstone who discover they have more in common that just their address.
HPL patron: This book was ok but it wasn't really what I expected from the authors.� Maybe just all the …More


The Lost Island: A Gideon Crew Novel
The Lost Island: A Gideon Crew Novel
By Preston, Douglas J.
Author Child, Lincoln
2014-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455525775 Check Our Catalog Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, master thief--is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, gives him an eyebrow-raising mission, he has no reason to refuse. Gideon's task: steal a page from the priceless Book of Kells, now on display in New York City and protected by unbreakable security.
Accomplishing the impossible, Gideon steals the parchment--only to learn
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Paw and Order: A Chet and Bernie Mystery
Paw and Order: A Chet and Bernie Mystery
By Quinn, Spencer
2014-08 - Atria Books
9781476703398 Check Our Catalog In the seventh book in the brilliant "New York Times" bestselling mystery series, canine narrator Chet and P.I. Bernie journey to Washington, DC, and the dog-eat-dog world of our nation's capital.
Stephen King has called Chet "a canine Sam Spade full of joie de vivre." Robert B. Parker dubbed Spencer Quinn's writing "major league prose." Now the beloved team returns in another
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Extra Marital Affairs
Extra Marital Affairs
By Relentless Aaron
2006-09 - Griffin
9780312359355 Check Our Catalog When Mason and Adena Fickle find their new sex partner dead in their bed just hours after the threesome's hot and raunchy escapade, they discover the woman was neither who or what she said she was. Her death brings an unwelcome visitor and the streets to their doorstep, and soon things get out of hand. …More


Her Last Whisper
Her Last Whisper
By Robards, Karen
2014-08 - Ballantine Books
9780804178266 Check Our Catalog Readers who relish heated passion and chilling suspense love "New York Times "bestselling author Karen Robards's acclaimed novels featuring Dr. Charlotte "Charlie" Stone. A heroine with a keen mind for catching killers and a soft heart for bad boys, Charlie is back in this third sizzling paranormal romance thriller.
HER LAST WHISPER
Madness and murder invaded Dr. Charlotte
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Play It Again
Play It Again
By Roberts, Nora
2014-06 - Silhouette Books
9780373281817 Check Our Catalog From #1 New York Times bestselling author
NORA ROBERTS
come two classic tales about losing out on love...
only to find it again.
Once More with Feeling
Musician Raven Williams was devastated when Brandon Carstairs broke her heart five years ago. Now he's back, asking for her help cowriting the score for a major film--an opportunity she can't refuse. Despite the
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To Marry a Scottish Laird
To Marry a Scottish Laird
By Sands, Lynsay
2014-06 - Avon Books
9780062273574 Check Our Catalog A new historical series set in the Highlands of Scotland, from Lynsay Sands, the New York Times bestselling author of the 'Argeneau' vampire series and countless historical romances. …More


Lock in
Lock in
By Scalzi, John
2014-08 - Tor Books
9780765375865 Check Our Catalog A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi.
Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United States alone - the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully
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Midnight and the Meaning of Love
Midnight and the Meaning of Love
By Sister Souljah
2011-04 - Atria Books
9781439165355 Check Our Catalog Sister Souljah, the "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Coldest Winter Ever "and "Midnight, "delivers her most compelling and enlightening story yet. With "Midnight and The Meaning of Love, "Souljah brings to her millions of fans an adventure about young, deep love, the ways in which people across the world express their love, and the lengths that they will go to have it. …More


A Perfect Life
A Perfect Life
By Steel, Danielle
2014-07 - Delacorte Press
9780345530943 Check Our Catalog "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
From Danielle Steel comes a heartwarming and inspirational novel about a mother and daughter who face challenges, cope with celebrity, and overcome tragedy while maintaining the outward appearance of . . .
A PERFECT LIFE
The epitome of intelligence, high-powered energy, and grace, Blaise McCarthy is an icon in the world of television news, asking the tough
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A Wedding in Provence
A Wedding in Provence
By Sussman, Ellen
2014-07 - Ballantine Books
9780345548955 Check Our Catalog Ellen Sussman, nationally bestselling author of "French Lessons, " delivers a feast for the senses in" A Wedding in Provence"--a moving novel of love, forgiveness, and trust, set among the beaches and vineyards of southern France.
When Olivia and Brody drive up to their friend's idyllic inn--nestled in a valley in the Mediterranean town of Cassis--they know they've chosen the
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Fatal Conceit
Fatal Conceit
By Tanenbaum, Robert K.
2014-08 - Gallery Books
9781451635577 Check Our Catalog A CIA chief dies under suspicious circumstances before he is about to testify about a controversial government cover-up involving a terrorist attack on the US mission in Chechnya. Butch Karp is on the case in this exciting installment to Robert K. Tanenbaum's bestselling series.
When the CIA director is murdered, Butch Karp finds himself battling a heavyweight opponent: the US government.
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An Unwilling Accomplice
An Unwilling Accomplice
By Todd, Charles
2014-08 - William Morrow & Company
9780062237194 Check Our Catalog
World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford's career and life are in jeopardy when a murder is committed on her watch, in this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd
Arriving in London on leave, Bess Crawford receives an unusual summons from the War Office. She's been requested to accompany a wounded soldier to Buckingham Palace, where …More


Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic Murder
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic Murder
By Truman, Margaret
Author Bain, Donald
2014-07 - Forge
9780765333674 Check Our Catalog
Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter, Janet, for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and …More


Lisette's List
Lisette's List
By Vreeland, Susan
2014-08 - Random House
9781400068173 Check Our Catalog From Susan Vreeland, bestselling author of such acclaimed novels as "Girl in Hyacinth Blue, Luncheon of the Boating Party, "and" Clara and Mr. Tiffany, "comes a richly imagined story of a woman's awakening in the south of Vichy France--to the power of art, to the beauty of provincial life, and to love in the midst of war.
In 1937, young Lisette Roux and her husband, Andre, move from
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The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride
The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride
By Weber, Carl
2014-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455505210 Check Our Catalog Carl Weber takes readers back to church in his latest drama-filled novel, the much-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller, The Choir Director.
It's been three years since Aaron Mackie succeeded in helping his friend and mentor, Bishop T.K. Wilson, dig his ministry out of financial ruin. Aaron is also responsible for re-energizing the almost defunct choir into something special.
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The Sea Garden
The Sea Garden
By Willett, Marcia
2014-08 - Thomas Dunne Books
9781250046345 Check Our Catalog
Marcia Willett delivers another powerful and touching tale of the importance of friendship and family in "The Sea Garden."
Jess Penhaligon is on her way to Devon to receive an award for her botanical painting. Hosting her will be Kate, who gladly welcomes her into her home. Jess's own family fell apart several years ago, so she is grateful for Kate's friendliness --and her close unit of …More


Cut and Thrust
Cut and Thrust
By Woods, Stuart
2014-08 - Thorndike Press
9781410466778 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 alliances
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True to the Game III
True to the Game III
By Woods, Teri
2008-07 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446581684 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Street Literature Book Award Medal (Slbam) (2009)

The third and most explosive installment of the groundbreaking True to the Game trilogy takes readers on a marathon race through the mean streets of Philadelphia and reveals Gena's mysterious stalker and savior. …More