Thursday, July 21, 2016

New Fiction at HPL



The House of Secrets
The House of Secrets
By Meltzer, Brad
With Goldberg, Tod
2016-06 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455559497 Check Our Catalog

"A secret worth killing for.

A woman with no past.

An act of treason that changed America."#1 bestselling author Brad Meltzer returns with THE HOUSE OF SECRETS When Hazel Nash was six years old, her father taught her: mysteries need to be solved. He should know. Hazel's father is Jack Nash, the host of America's favorite conspiracy TV show, The House of Secrets. Even as a
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Plain Killing: An Amish Mystery
Plain Killing: An Amish Mystery
By Miller, Emma
2015-07 - Center Point
9781628996289 Check Our Catalog

When the Amish community of Stone Mill, Pennsylvania, refuses to discuss a murder with the police, it's up to Rachel Mast to bridge the cultural gap and stop a killer from striking again. …More


Every Woman's Dream
Every Woman's Dream
By Monroe, Mary
2016-05 - Dafina Books
9781617737985 Check Our Catalog

"Not all wishes should come true."

Master storyteller Mary Monroe begins her Lonely Heart, Deadly Heart series with a page-turning tale of seduction and shocking surprises, as two unhappy women fulfill their every erotic dream and find a desire that kills

As teenagers, best friends Lola Poole and Joan Procter concocted a scheme to escape their boredom, pass the time between
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A Lowcountry Wedding
A Lowcountry Wedding
By Monroe, Mary Alice
2016-05 - Gallery Books
9781501125430 Check Our Catalog

Wedding season has arrived in "New York Times "bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe's next novel in the distinct, complex, and endearing ("Charleston Magazine") Lowcountry Summer series, set against the romantic, charming Charleston Lowcountry.

Nothing could be more enchanting than a summer wedding or two in Charleston's fabled lowcountry. A centuries-old plantation, an avenue of
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The Sport of Kings
The Sport of Kings
By Morgan, C. E.
2016-05 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
9780374281083 Check Our Catalog


Hellsmouth, an indomitable Thoroughbred with the blood of Triple Crown winners in her veins, runs for the glory of the Forge family, one of Kentucky's oldest and most powerful dynasties. Henry Forge has partnered with his daughter, Henrietta, in an endeavor of raw obsession: to breed the next superhorse, the next Secretariat. But when Allmon Shaughnessy, an ambitious young black man, comes to …More


Charcoal Joe
Charcoal Joe
By Mosley, Walter
2016-06 - Doubleday Books
9780385539203 Check Our Catalog

Walter Mosley's indelibledetective Easy Rawlins is back, with a new detective agency and a new mystery to solve.

Picking up where his last adventures in "Rose Gold "left off in L.A. in the late 1960s, Ezekiel Easy Rawlins finds his life in transition. He's ready finally to propose to his girlfriend, Bonnie Shay, and start a life together. And he's taken the money he got from the Rose
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League of Dragons
League of Dragons
By Novik, Naomi
2016-06 - Del Rey Books
9780345522924 Check Our Catalog

With the acclaimed Temeraire novels, "New York Times" bestselling author Naomi Novik has created a fantasy series like no other, combining the high-flying appeal of Anne McCaffrey's Pern saga and the swashbuckling derring-do of Patrick O Brian's historical seafaring adventures. Now, with "League of Dragons, " Novik brings the imaginative tour de force that has captivated millions to an …More


The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror
The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror
By Oates, Joyce Carol
2016-05 - Mysterious Press
9780802124883 Check Our Catalog

From one of our most important contemporary writers, "The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror" is a bold, haunting collection of six stories.

In the title story, a young boy becomes obsessed with his cousin's doll after she tragically passes away from leukemia. As he grows older, he begins to collect found dolls from the surrounding neighborhoods and stores his treasures in the
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We Were Kings
We Were Kings
By O'Malley, Thomas
Author Graham Purdy, Douglas
2016-06 - Mulholland Books
9780316323536 Check Our Catalog

In 1950's Boston, the Irish Republican Army is running guns and killing witnesses. Cal and Dante are committed to stopping them.

When a body is discovered at the Charlestown locks--tarred, feathered and shot to death--it appears to be a gangland killing, and is almost immediately dismissed. However, Cal O'Brien's cousin, Boston PD detective Owen Lackey, recognizes the murder style as
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Forgive Me
Forgive Me
By Palmer, Daniel
2016-05 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758293473 Check Our Catalog

In a heart-pounding thriller from one of the most innovative voices in contemporary suspense, a woman unravels the shocking truth about her parents, her past, and a life built upon an unthinkable lie.

AtDeRose & Associates Private Investigators in Virginia, Angie DeRose strives to find and rescue endangered runaways--work that stands in stark contrast to her own safe, idyllic
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Mercy
Mercy
By Palmer, Michael
Author Palmer, Daniel
2016-06 - Wheeler Publishing Large Print
9781410489951 Check Our Catalog

Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die-until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiancĂ©, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. Sam begs to end his life, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy …More


Mystery Man
Mystery Man
By Palmer, Diana
1997-03 - Silhouette Books
9780373192106 Check Our Catalog

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Mercy
Mercy
By Palmer, Daniel
Author Palmer, Michael
2016-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250030849 Check Our Catalog


Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiance, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. Sam begs to end his life, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy …More


The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
By Patrick, Phaedra
2016-05 - Mira Books
9780778319337 Check Our Catalog


"Phaedra Patrick understands the soul. Eccentric, charming, and wise The Curious Charms is not just for those who are mourning over love or the past. This book will illuminate your heart." Nina George, "New York Times" bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop
"Tender, insightful, and surprising Arthur Pepper] will instantly capture the hearts of readers who loved Rachel Joyce's The …More


What We Become
What We Become
By Perez-Reverte, Arturo
Author Paerez-Reverte, Arturo
2016-06 - Atria Books
9781476751986 Check Our Catalog

#1 bestselling author and Dagger Award winner Arturo Perez-Reverte delivers an epic historical tale following the dangerous and passionate love affair between a beautiful high society woman and an elegant thief. A story of romance, adventure, and espionage, this novel solidifies Perez-Reverte as an international literary giant.

En route from Lisbon to Buenos Aires in 1928, Max and
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The Long Cosmos
The Long Cosmos
By Pratchett, Terry
Author Baxter, Stephen
Author Pratchett, Terry
2016-06 - Harper
9780062297372 Check Our Catalog


The thrilling conclusion to the internationally bestselling Long Earth series explores the greatest question of all: What is the meaning of life?
2070-71. Nearly six decades after Step Day, a new society continues to evolve in the Long Earth. Now, a message has been received: Join us.
The Next the hyper-intelligent post-humans realize that the missive contains instructions for …More


Zigzag: A Nameless Detective Collection
Zigzag: A Nameless Detective Collection
By Pronzini, Bill
2016-05 - Forge
9780765381033 Check Our Catalog


Two novellas and two short stories featuring Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Bill Pronzini's iconic Nameless Detective

"Zigzag" is an original novella, in which a safe and simple accident investigation becomes the unraveling of a twisted murder scheme.

"Grapplin," which first appeared in "Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine," deals with the kind of missing person case that can …More


Barkskins
Barkskins
By Proulx, Annie
2016-06 - Scribner Book Company
9780743288781 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Heavy reading-only made it through 16 chapters-slow going. Looking forward to the moview, as need the action speeded up. Great book if you like to savor well-crafted prose.
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Cold Barrel Zero
Cold Barrel Zero
By Quirk, Matthew
2016-03 - Mulholland Books
9780316259217 Check Our Catalog

A CODE HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT. A BLACK OPS TEAM THAT WENT TOO FAR.

John Hayes is a Special Operations legend who went rogue on a deep-cover mission and betrayed his own soldiers. Disgraced and on the run, he returns to the United States to get back to his wife and daughter and take revenge on his accusers with a series of devastating attacks.

Only one man can stop him:
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I'm Thinking of Ending Things
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
By Reid, Iain
2016-06 - Gallery/Scout Press
9781501126925 Check Our Catalog

""I'm Thinking of Ending Things" is one of the best debut novels I've ever read. Iain Reid has crafted a tight, ferocious little book, with a persistent tenor of suspense that tightens and mounts toward its visionary, harrowing final pages" (Scott Heim, award-winning author of "Mysterious Skin" and "We Disappear").""

You will be scared. But you won't know why

"I m thinking
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Bloodroot
Bloodroot
By Riggs, Cynthia
2016-05 - Minotaur Books
9781250058683 Check Our Catalog


It's just another day at the dentist's office for Victoria Trumbull when fellow patient, wealthy Mrs. Wilmington, dies. It's an unfortunate, though seemingly not murderous incident, but the receptionist is hysterical, so one of the dental assistants offers to drive her home. But after making a quick pit stop, he finds her body floating in the harbor.
With the police shorthanded due to an …More


Bay of Sighs
Bay of Sighs
By Roberts, Nora
2016-06 - Berkley Books
9780425280119 Check Our Catalog

THE #1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER

The new Guardians Trilogy novel from the bestselling author of "Stars of Fortune."

To celebrate the rise of their new queen, three goddesses of the moon created three stars, one of fire, one of ice, one of water. But then they fell from the sky, putting the fate of all worlds in danger. And now three women and three men join forces to pick
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Exposed: Night Shift\Night Shadow
Exposed: Night Shift\Night Shadow
By Roberts, Nora
2016-04 - Silhouette Books
9780373282128 Check Our Catalog


Tales of mystery, danger and passion are played out every night between dusk and dawn.
Two mesmerizing stories of desire and suspense
Night Shift
Her voice is like whiskey, smooth and potent, but it's her contradictions that fascinate Detective Boyd Fletcherthe vulnerability beneath her tough-as-nails facade. Late-night radio announcer Cilla O'Roarke is being threatened by a sinister …More


A Sinful Calling
A Sinful Calling
By Roby, Kimberla Lawson
2016-06 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455559596 Check Our Catalog

"Dillon hadn't been called by anyone. He'd called himself and he wasn't ashamed of it. But no good can come from . . . "

A SINFUL CALLING

Two years ago, to everyone's surprise, Dillon Whitfield Black, the secret son of Reverend Curtis Black, boldly moved back home, married a woman named Raven, decided he was going to become a minister, and then founded a church right in the
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They May Not Mean To, But They Do
They May Not Mean To, But They Do
By Schine, Cathleen
2016-06 - Sarah Crichton Books
9780374280130 Check Our Catalog


From one of America's greatest comic novelists, a hilarious new novel about aging, family, loneliness, and love
The Bergman clan has always stuck together, growing as it incorporated in-laws, ex-in-laws, and same-sex spouses. But families don't just grow, they grow old, and the clan's matriarch, Joy, is not slipping into old age with the quiet grace her children, Molly and Daniel, would have …More