Friday, January 2, 2015

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.

The Palace of Illusions
The Palace of Illusions
By Addonizio, Kim
2014-09 - Soft Skull Press
9781593765422 Check Our Catalog
In her new collection, gifted poet and novelist Kim Addonizio uses her literary powers to bring to life a variety of settings, all connected through the suggestion that things in the known world are not what they seem.
In "Beautiful Lady of the Snow," young Annabelle turns to a host of family pets to combat the alienation she feels caught between her distracted mother and ailing grandfather;
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The Cartel 5: La Bella Mafia
The Cartel 5: La Bella Mafia
By Ashley & JaQuavis
Author Ashley, 1985- Author
Author Ashley
2014-11 - Urban Books
9781601625670 Check Our Catalog
The Diamond family have survived murder, deceit and betrayal. Through it all, they're still standing and a new era has begun. The drama continues as old secrets and new lies are revealed. …More


Dirty Money
Dirty Money
By Ashley
Author Jaquavis
2008-02 - Urban Books
9781601620774 Check Our Catalog

When her world is brutally destroyed, Anari is consumed with desire for revenge. She and her best friend Monica enter a life of drugs, fast money, and betrayal, only to adapt to the lifestyle that pushed them in the game in the first place.
HPL patron:  Anari and her best friend Tanya hide their true identities and become Tony and Monica.  They did it all for revenge, …More


Offcomer
Offcomer
By Baker, Jo
2014-12 - Vintage
9780804172615 Check Our Catalog
An honest, affecting work of fiction about a young woman's search for her place in the world, "Offcomer" is the powerful first novel from the acclaimed author of "Longbourn." Against the backdrop of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, recent Oxford graduate Claire is a mess. She's trapped in a disastrous relationship with a young academic, working a dead end job, stunned by the emergence of secrets …More


Perfect Sins: A Mystery
Perfect Sins: A Mystery
By Bannister, Jo
2014-12 - Minotaur Books
9781250054203 Check Our Catalog
Four years ago, Gabriel Ash was working with the British government investigating hijackings in Somalia. But when his wife and sons disappeared, presumably taken--and probably killed--by pirates, his life fell apart. He has sudden reason to hope when a senior policeman suggests that his sons might still be alive--until that policeman is murdered. Still, there seems to be some link to a local …More


A Street Girl Named Desire
A Street Girl Named Desire
By Blue, Treasure E.
2007-06 - One World
9780345493286 Check Our Catalog
Bestselling author Blue returns with a gritty against-all-odds urban fairytale set in the same unforgiving neighborhood as his breakout debut novel "Harlem Girl Lost." …More


Rogue Spy
Rogue Spy
By Bourne, Joanna
2014-11 - Berkley Books
9780425260821 Check Our Catalog
Chosen as one of "Library Journal"'s Best Romances of 2014
"For years he'd lived a lie. It was time to tell the truth . . . even if it cost him the woman he loved. "
Ten years ago he was a boy, given the name Thomas Paxton and sent by Revolutionary France to infiltrate the British Intelligence Service. Now his sense of honor brings him back to London, alone and unarmed, to confess. But
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'Tis the Season: Under the Christmas TreeMidnight ConfessionsBackward Glance
'Tis the Season: Under the Christmas TreeMidnight ConfessionsBackward Glance
By Carr, Robyn
2014-10 - Harlequin Mira
9780778316640 Check Our Catalog
Revisit Virgin River with two beloved holiday stories from #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Robyn Carr. Included is the bonus novella "Backward Glance."
'Tis the season for family, friendship and the thrill of a holiday romance...
Under the Christmas Tree
With snow falling over the redwood forests, secluded Virgin River is the ideal place to spend the holidays. Each year, the
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Scorched Eggs
Scorched Eggs
By Childs, Laura
2014-12 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425255599 Check Our Catalog
In Laura Childs's "New York Times "bestselling mystery series, Suzanne, Petra, and Toni--co-owners of the Cackleberry Club Cafe--are equally good at serving up breakfast and serving up justice. This time they turn up the heat on a deadly firebug...
As Suzanne is getting her hair colored at Root 66, she's stunned to witness the County Services office next door suddenly go up in flames.
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The Cinderella Murder
The Cinderella Murder
By Clark, Mary Higgins
Author Burke, Alafair
2014-12 - Thorndike Press
9781410471314 Check Our Catalog
In her first ever collaboration, Mary Higgins Clark partners with bestselling author Alafair Burke to deliver a brand new suspense series. …More


Blood, Sweat & Payback
Blood, Sweat & Payback
By Clark, Wahida
2014-04 - Cash Money Content
9781936399505 Check Our Catalog
The love triangle among Shan, Nick, and Briggen escalates in the wake of Shan's transfer back into Redbone, while Dark's efforts to take over Detroit are threatened by Joy's possession of The List. …More


Enter Pale Death
Enter Pale Death
By Cleverly, Barbara
2014-12 - Soho Crime
9781616954086 Check Our Catalog
One morning before dawn in the stables of her country estate, Lady Truelove meets a violent death in an encounter with a dangerous horse. Classified as "death by misadventure," this appears a gruesome accident. But Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play--a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his personal grievances toward Sir James Truelove, who is Lady Truelove's …More


Entwined with You
Entwined with You
By Day, Sylvia
2013-06 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425263921 Check Our Catalog
The third book in the "New York Times"-bestselling Crossfire Trilogy following "Bared to You" and "Reflected in You." Day has written more than a dozen novels across multiple subgenres and has won the "Romantic Times" Reviewers' Choice Award and the National Readers' Choice Award twice. …More


Change of Heart
Change of Heart
By Deveraux, Jude
2014-10 - Pocket Books
9781476779720 Check Our Catalog
Two childhood playmates grow into more than just friends in #1 "New York Times "bestselling author Jude Deveraux's full-length romantic novel based on her short story of the same name.
In the hugely popular, "New York Times "bestseller "A Holiday of Love," Jude Deveraux wrote a novella about two kids playing matchmakers--Eli and Chelsea, best friends who were determined to find true love for
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The Boston Girl
The Boston Girl
By Diamant, Anita
2014-12 - Scribner Book Company
9781439199350 Check Our Catalog
From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Red Tent "and" Day After Night," comes an unforgettable novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century.
Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its
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Reckless 2: Nobody's Girl
Reckless 2: Nobody's Girl
By Ervin, Keisha
2014-08 - Urban Books
9781601626240 Check Our Catalog
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The Book of Strange New Things
The Book of Strange New Things
By Faber, Michel
2014-10 - Hogarth
9780553418842 Check Our Catalog
A monumental, genre-defying novel that David Mitchell calls "Michel Faber's second masterpiece," "The Book of Strange New Things" is a masterwork from a writer in full command of his many talents.
It begins with Peter, a devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Bea. Peter becomes immersed in the mysteries of an
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Fistful of Benjamins
Fistful of Benjamins
By Swinson, Kiki
Author Diamond, De'nesha
2014-09 - Dafina
9780758280282 Check Our Catalog
A two-tale novella from two bestselling authors, and co-authors of the popular 'A Gangster and a Gentleman'. …More


Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery
Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery
By Fowler, Christopher
2014-12 - Bantam
9780345547651 Check Our Catalog
London's wiliest detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are back on the case in this fiendishly clever new mystery. And when a cemetery becomes the scene of a crime, neither secrets--nor bodies--stay buried.
Romain Curtis sneaks into St. George's Gardens one evening with his date, planning to show her the stars. A centuries-old burial ground, the small, quiet park is the perfect place to be
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Justice Postponed: A Rona Parish Mystery
Justice Postponed: A Rona Parish Mystery
By Fraser, Anthea
2014-11 - Severn House Publishers
9780727884183 Check Our Catalog
"A tragic incident from the past threatens to derail Rona Parish s latest project"
Biographer Rona Parish has a new project, contributing a series for the local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life, documenting life-changing experiences from those who have lived through them. When her father suggests she speaks to his friend Frank Hathaway, who was in Iraq during the invasion of Kuwait, Rona decides
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Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect
Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect
By Greaney, Mark
2014-12 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410474902 Check Our Catalog
A North Korean ICBM crashes into the Sea of Japan. A veteran CIA officer is murdered in Ho Chi Minh City, and a package of forged documents goes missing. The pieces are there, but assembling the puzzle will cost Jack Ryan, Jr. and his fellow Campus agents precious time. Time they don't have.
The challenge facing President Jack Ryan is an old one with a terrifying new twist. The international
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The Big Finish: A Thorn Novel
The Big Finish: A Thorn Novel
By Hall, James W.
2014-12 - Minotaur Books
9781250005014 Check Our Catalog

A year ago Thorn's son, Flynn Moss, disappeared into the eco-underground, his only contact with Thorn a series of postcards chronicling his exploits. But a postcard arrives unlike the others, a call for help, Thorn jumps into action, setting off for North Carolina. But before Thorn arrives, he's intercepted by a federal agent who informs him he's too late--Flynn had been acting as an informant …More


A Girl from Flint
A Girl from Flint
By Hernandez, Treasure
2010-02 - Urban Books
9781601622617 Check Our Catalog
Hernandez delivers an action-packed, suspenseful finale to her gritty Flint series, taking readers back to the most dangerous city in America for one last tale of crime and passion. …More



Even in Darkness
Even in Darkness
By Hightower, Lynn
2014-04 - Severn House Publishers
9780727883513 Check Our Catalog
Joy Miller, once a famed TV evangelist, retired years before when two tragedies struck her family: the first leading her husband to suicide; the second leaving her son dead and his wife and daughter estranged from her.
She now lives a lonely, reclusive life, until a package arrives in the mail containing graphic photographs of three people she knew long ago - all brutally murdered. When Joy
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