Wednesday, October 1, 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.



Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
By Atwood, Margaret
2014-09 - Nan A. Talese
9780385539128 Check Our Catalog A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think "Alias Grace."
Margaret Atwood turns to short fiction for the first time since her 2006 collection, "Moral Disorder," with nine tales of acute psychological insight and turbulent relationships bringing to mind her award-winning 1996 novel,
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Dice
Dice
By Baker, T. N.
2007-06 - Griffin
9780312355746 Check Our Catalog "Indecent Proposal" meets the streets in this explosive new novel from the #1"Essence" bestselling author of "Sheisty" and "Still Sheisty." 75,000print. …More


The Escape
The Escape
By Balogh, Mary
2014-07 - Dell Publishing Company
9780345536068 Check Our Catalog "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
In this poignant novel of longing and salvation, a hopeful widow and a resilient war hero discover the promise of love's magic and new beginnings.
After surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper is struggling to move on, his body and spirit in need of a healing touch. Never does Ben imagine that hope will come in the form of a beautiful woman who has
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Taking It All
Taking It All
By Banks, Maya
2014-08 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425272985 Check Our Catalog "MAYA BANKS...I'M READY FOR THE NEXT RIDE NOW " SAID "USA TODAY." AND NOW, MAYA BANKS IS READY TO DELIVER. FROM THE "MUST-READ AUTHOR" ("ROMANCE JUNKIES") OF "LETTING GO "AND "GIVING IN"--THE NEW NOVEL IN HER SURRENDER TRILOGY.
In her sensational Breathless Trilogy, "New York Times" bestselling author Maya Banks tested the boundaries of desire. In her new trilogy, there's only one thing left
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From a Distance
From a Distance
By Barker, Raffaella
2014-07 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
9781620403341 Check Our Catalog In April 1946 Michael returns from war and finds he cannot face the life that awaits him at home. Impulsively he leaps on a train to the western tip of Cornwall, and in doing so changes his destiny. He finds himself in a bohemian colony of artists gathered on the Cornish coast, and his fate is shaped by his heart, his new environment, and the fragmented Britain to which he has returned.More than …More


Beyond the Pale Motel
Beyond the Pale Motel
By Block, Francesca Lia
2014-09 - St. Martin's Press
9781250033123 Check Our Catalog
Maternal, sexy Catt and her beautiful, daring best friend Bree are hairdressers at an L.A. salon called Head Hunter, and work out at a gym called Body Farm. They have over a decade of sobriety behind them and are getting close to living the lives they've always wanted.
But when Catt's husband, Dash, leaves her, and then her neighbor is brutally murdered, possibly by a man being called the …More


Queen of Hearts
Queen of Hearts
By Bowen, Rhys
2014-08 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425260364 Check Our Catalog "Lady Georgiana Rannoch, thirty-fifth in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal--but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene".".."
My mother, the glamorous and much-married actress, is hearing wedding bells once again--which is why she must hop across the pond for a quickie
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I'll Find You
I'll Find You
By Bush, Nancy
2014-06 - Zebra
9781420134629 Check Our Catalog Callie Cantrell has only fragmented memories of the car accident that killed her husband and son. One year later, she's still trying to start over, yet she can't shake her unease. Especially when former LA cop West Laughlin barges into her life, searching for his young nephew. At first he thinks Callie's lying about who she is and what she knows. But soon it's clear that Callie and West are linked …More


The Cartel's Daughter
The Cartel's Daughter
By Carmine, D. D.
2010-06 - Triple Crown Publications
9780982588857 Check Our Catalog
There's a gruesome drug way going on in the Caribbean between the Haitian government and the largest Columbian drug cartel that's ever existed. Led by a ruthless and calculating leader known as El Plaga, the cartel will stop at nothing to get what it wants. The bloody war is claiming many Haitian lives as well as Columbian. As the Columbian cartel tries to convince the Haitian government to …More


Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel
Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel
By Child, Lee
2014-09 - Delacorte Press
9780804178747 Check Our Catalog Jack Reacher returns in the latest fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful book from #1 "New York Times "bestselling author Lee Child.
"You can leave the army, but the army doesn't leave you. Not always. Not completely, "notes Jack Reacher--and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA.
Someone has taken a shot
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Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot
Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot
By Coleman, Reed Farrel
2014-09 - Putnam Adult
9780399169458 Check Our Catalog "Coleman keeps the characters and the somber atmosphere but makes the book his own stylistically." --"Booklist"
"Police Chief Jesse Stone is back in the remarkable new installment of the New York Times-bestselling series."
It's been a long time since Jesse Stone left L.A., and still longer since the tragic injury that ruined his chances for a major league baseball career. When Jesse is
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Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot
Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot
By Coleman, Reed Farrel
2014-09 - Thorndike Press
9781410471390 Check Our Catalog Police Chief Jesse Stone is back in the remarkable new installment of the "New York Times"-bestselling series.
It's been a long time since Jesse Stone left L.A., and still longer since the tragic injury that ruined his chances for a major league baseball career. When Jesse is invited to a reunion of his old Triple-A team at a hip New York city hotel, he is forced to grapple with his memories
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A Dancer in the Dust
A Dancer in the Dust
By Cook, Thomas H.
2014-08 - Mysterious Press
9780802122728 Check Our Catalog Twenty years ago, Ray Campbell, now a cautious risk-management consultant, was a well-intentioned aid worker dedicated to improving conditions in Lubanda, a newly independent African country. He is forced to reconsider that year of living dangerously when a friend from his time in Lubanda is found murdered in a New York alley. Signs suggest that this most recent tragedy is rooted in the far more …More


To Dwell in Darkness
To Dwell in Darkness
By Crombie, Deborah
2014-09 - William Morrow & Company
9780062271600 Check Our Catalog
In the tradition of Elizabeth George, Louise Penny, and P. D. James, New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie delivers a powerful tale of intrigue, betrayal, and lies that will plunge married London detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James into the unspeakable darkness that lies at the heart of murder.
Recently transferred to the London borough of Camden from Scotland Yard …More


Perfidia
Perfidia
By Ellroy, James
2014-09 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307956996 Check Our Catalog From "one of the great American writers of our time" ("Los Angeles Times Book Review")-a brilliant crime/historical novel, and his largest, most accessible novel yet: a pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles over twenty-three days beginning on December 6, 1941.
The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor. The United States teeters on the edge of war. The roundup of
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Dark Curse
Dark Curse
By Feehan, Christine
2008-09 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425223437 Check Our Catalog Nicolas De La Cruz has returned to the Carpathian Mountains--his homeland--on orders from his eldest brother, Zacarias, to bring news of a conspiracy to the prince of their people. There his path collides with that of Lara Calladine in an explosive adventure that rocks the Carpathian world. …More


Dark Wolf
Dark Wolf
By Feehan, Christine
2014-01 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425270790 Check Our Catalog #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Christine Feehan now delivers her most eagerly awaited novel of all--ten years in the making--in the "the erotic, gripping series that has defined an entire genre" (J. R. Ward). …More


Dark Peril
Dark Peril
By Feehan, Christine
2010-08 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425236598 Check Our Catalog Dominic of the Dragonseeker Carpathians is on a desperate mission, in the very heart of enemy territory. Solange Sangria is one of the last jaguar people. She has long been fighting to save women who are able to shift from the hands of the man who slaughtered her family. They are two warriors who have lived their lives alone. Now, at the end of their time, they find each other, a complication …More


Edge of Eternity: Book Three of the Century Trilogy
Edge of Eternity: Book Three of the Century Trilogy
By Follett, Ken
2014-09 - Dutton Books
9780525953098 Check Our Catalog Ken Follett's Century Trilogy follows the fortunes of five intertwined families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they make their way through the twentieth century. It has been called "potent, engrossing" ("Publishers Weekly") and "truly epic" ("Huffington Post"). "USA Today "said, "You actually feel like you're there."
"Edge of Eternity," the finale, covers one of the most
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The Secret Place
The Secret Place
By French, Tana
2014-09 - Viking Books
9780670026326 Check Our Catalog The sensational new novel from "one of the most talented crime writers alive" ("The Washington Post")
The photo on the card shows a boy who was found murdered, a year ago, on the grounds of a girls' boarding school in the leafy suburbs of Dublin. The caption saysI KNOW WHO KILLED HIM.
Detective Stephen Moran has been waiting for his chance to get a foot in the door of Dublin's Murder
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A Breath of Snow and Ashes
A Breath of Snow and Ashes
By Gabaldon, Diana
2005-09 - Delacorte Press
9780385324168 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Quill Awards (2006)

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Eagerly anticipated by her legions of fans, this sixth novel in Diana Gabaldon's bestselling Outlander saga is a masterpiece of historical fiction from one of the most popular authors of our time. Now, "A Breath of Snow and Ashes" continues the extraordinary story of 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century wife, Claire.
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Under the Knife
Under the Knife
By Gerritsen, Tess
2014-09 - Severn House Publishers
9780727884152 Check Our Catalog From a former physician described as "the new queen of medical suspense" ("Romantic Times") comes the story of a doctor who must defend her reputation when a patient under her care and a nurse die after a routine operation. When another hospital worker turns up dead, and Kate begins to piece together the facts, she must save not only her career, but her life. …More


Something Borrowed
Something Borrowed
By Giffin, Emily
2005-04 - Griffin
9780312321192 Check Our Catalog Everyone is raving about Emily Giffin and "Something Borrowed"!
"Emily Giffin brings a fresh, new voice to women's fiction. "Something Borrowed" is a deftly written and convincing tale of a friendship gone comically---and at times poignantly---awry."
- Meg Cabot, author of "The Boy Next Door" and "The Princess Diaries"
""Something Borrowed" is a winner; it has rare emotional depth. In
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Severed Souls
Severed Souls
By Goodkind, Terry
2014-08 - Tor Books
9780765327741 Check Our Catalog From the far reaches of the D'Haran Empire, Bishop Hannis Arc and the ancient Emperor Sulachan lead a vast horde of Shun-Tuk and other depraved "half-people" into the Empire's heart, raising an army of the dead in order to threaten the world of the living. Meanwhile, far from home, Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell must defend themselves and their followers from a series of terrifying threats, …More