Friday, September 30, 2016

Adult Summer Reading - Week 11 - Friday





The Body in the Big Apple
The Body in the Big Apple
By Page, Katherine Hall
1999-11 - William Morrow & Company
9780688157487 Check Our Catalog

A prequel to the award-winning series brings amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild to New York City, where a friend's life is threatened and time runs out to catch a killer. Includes the author's trademark recipes (all featuring apples). …More


The Body in My Bookcase
The Body in My Bookcase
By Page, Katherine Hall
1998-11 - William Morrow & Company
9780688157470 Check Our Catalog

As amateur detective Faith Fairchild prepares a lavish feast for finicky Stephanie Bullock's wedding, Page showcases more the the delicious recipes her readers have come to adore. …More


Untamed
Untamed
By Palmer, Diana
2015-06 - Harlequin Books
9780373788439 Check Our Catalog


Stanton Rourke lives life on the edge. The steely mercenary is dangerous in every wayespecially to Clarisse Carrington's heart. She and Rourke were playmates as children, but she's not the innocent girl he once knew. When tragedy robbed Clarisse of her entire family, her life was changed forever. Besides, she's a grown woman now, and there are secrets that hold her back from succumbing to her …More


Appaloosa
Appaloosa
By Parker, Robert B.
2005-07 - Wheeler Publishing
9781597220002 Check Our Catalog

This is a richly imagined novel of the Old West, as spare and vivid as a high plains sunset, from "one of the world's most talented performers" ("The San Diego Union-Tribune") …More


Blue-Eyed Devil
Blue-Eyed Devil
By Parker, Robert B.
2010-05 - Putnam Adult
9780399156489 Check Our Catalog

After the new chief of police in Appaloosa begins shaking down local merchants for protection money, those who don't want to play along seek the help of Cole and Hitch. But the guns-for-hire are thorns in the side of the power-hungry chief. There will be a showdown, but who'll be left standing? …More


London Bridges
London Bridges
By Patterson, James
2004-11 - Hachette International
9780316009577 Check Our Catalog


Alex Cross is back - and so is the Big Bad Wolf. Terrorists have seized the world's largest cities. London, Washington, DC, New York, and Frankfurt will be destroyed, unless their demands are met - and their demands are impossible. After a city in the western United States is fire bombed, Alex Cross knows that it is only a matter of time before the bombers' threats to the other cities are …More


Private Games
Private Games
By Patterson, James
Author Sullivan, Mark
2012-02 - Little Brown and Company
9780316206808 Check Our Catalog

Private has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The opening ceremony is hours away when Private investigator and single father of twins, Peter Knight, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder. A high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee has been killed. It's clear to Peter that this wasn't a crime of passion. …More


Roses Are Red
Roses Are Red
By Patterson, James
2000-11 - Random House Large Print Publishing
9780375430909 Check Our Catalog


The Mastermind is behind a series of bank robberies notable for their precise demands -- and their explosive violence when the demands are not met exactly. When detective Alex Cross gets involved and recognizes that a particular kind of criminal mind is at work, the Mastermind decides to make it his personal goal to take revenge on Cross and his entire team. Amidst all this, Cross' relationship …More


Arcadia
Arcadia
By Pears, Iain
2016-02 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101946824 Check Our Catalog

From the author of the international best seller"An Instance of the Fingerpost, ""Arcadia"is an astonishing work of imagination.

Three interlocking worlds. Four people looking for answers. But who controls the future or the past?

In 1960s Oxford, Professor Henry Lytten is attempting to write a fantasy novel that forgoes the magic of his predecessors, J. R. R. Tolkien and C.
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People We Meet: Unforgettable Conversations
People We Meet: Unforgettable Conversations
By NPR
2014-06 - HighBridge Audio
9781467676342 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: I was disappointed in this book's stories, only 1 or 2 were as moving as I expected.
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The Raven in the Foregate
The Raven in the Foregate
By Peters, Ellis
2009-04 - Mysterious Press
9780446405348 Check Our Catalog

It is Christmas, A.D. 1141, Abbot Radulfus returns from London, bringing with him a priest for the vacant living of Holy Cross, also known as the Foregate. The new priest is a man of presence, learning, and discipline, but he lacks humility and the common touch. When he is found drowned in the millpond, suspicion is cast upon a young man who arrived with the priest's train and was sent to work in …More


The Shepherd's Crown
The Shepherd's Crown
By Pratchett, Terence David John
2015-09 - HarperCollins
9780062429971 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Take one last journey to DiscWorld. Death goes a visiting in Lancre and the world changes, in the land of inbetween the fairy folk feel the change and try to enter again-in Lancre and on the Chalk. But first they have to get by the Witches, the Feegles, and a goat named Mephistopheles.
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Miller's Valley
Miller's Valley
By Quindlen, Anna
2016-04 - Random House
9780812996081 Check Our Catalog

Filled with insights that are hallmarks of Anna Quindlen's bestsellers, this extraordinary novel is about a woman coming of age, as she unearths secrets about her family and her town, and surprising truths about herself. …More


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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Even Dogs in the Wild
Even Dogs in the Wild
By Rankin, Ian
2016-01 - Little Brown and Company
9780316342513 Check Our Catalog

Rebus comes out of retirement...to save his nemesis.

Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is feeling the heat. She's investigating the death of a senior government prosecutor, David Minton, who has friends in high places. When one of their own is killed, the powers that be want answers fast. But Clarke is puzzled: if Minton died in a robbery as everyone thinks, why is nothing missing
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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
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The Cheating Curve
The Cheating Curve
By Renfroe, Paula T.
2013-03 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758287670 Check Our Catalog

In this dazzling and bold debut that cuts to the heart of modern relationships, Renfroe introduces two thirty-something best friends, each dealing with a different side of infidelity. …More


The Lawless Land
The Lawless Land
By Richards, Dusty
2016-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250091956 Check Our Catalog

From a talented new author comes the start of a series that chronicles the conception of the Territorial Marshal, which was integral to bringing about justice in the lawless Arizona Territory. The hero of this story is Sam T. Mayes, who pins on the badge and takes on a cutthroat gang. He is accompanied by an alcoholic army scout, a wanted man, and a fierce native woman. …More


When We Were Sisters
When We Were Sisters
By Richards, Emilie
2016-06 - Harlequin Enterprises Ltd
9780778322764 Check Our Catalog


Love and loyalty made them sisters. Secrets could still destroy them.
As children in foster care, Cecilia and Robin vowed they would be the sisters each had never had. Now superstar singer-songwriter Cecilia lives life on the edge, but when Robin is nearly killed in an accident, Cecilia drops everything to be with her.
Robin set aside her career as a successful photojournalist to create the …More


Beastly Bones: A Jackaby Novel
Beastly Bones: A Jackaby Novel
By Ritter, William
2015-09 - Algonquin Young Readers
9781616203542 Check Our Catalog

" I've found very little about private detective R. F. Jackaby to be standard in the time I've known him. Working as his assistant tends to call for a somewhat flexible relationship with reality . . . " In 1892, New Fiddleham, New England, things are never quite what they seem, especially when Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, R. F. Jackaby, are called upon to investigate the supernatural. …More


Jackaby
Jackaby
By Ritter, William
2015-08 - Algonquin Young Readers
9781616205461 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Jackaby sees things no one else can, ghosts, pixies, and others read only about in folk and fairy tales but behind every tale is a truth and behind every truth is a danger. Set in Fiddleham New England, at the turn of the new century, Jackaby and his assistant Emma seek out these truths before the Banshee wails again.
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Blue Dahlia
Blue Dahlia
By Roberts, Nora
2005-01 - Large Print Press
9781594130618 Check Our Catalog


Book 1 of the "In The Garden Trilogy"
A New York Times Bestseller
#1 bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the first novel of her "In the Garden" trilogy.
A Harper has always lived at Harper House, the centuries-old mansion just outside of Memphis. And for as long as anyone alive remembers, the ghostly Harper Bride has walked the halls, singing lullabies at …More


Chasing Passion: Falling for Rachel\Convincing Alex
Chasing Passion: Falling for Rachel\Convincing Alex
By Roberts, Nora
2016-02 - Silhouette Books
9780373282104 Check Our Catalog


The unforgettable Stanislaskis return in this pair of stories from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts
Falling for Rachel
Landlocked in Manhattan, rugged seaman Zack Muldoon needs a tough, no-nonsense lawyer to save his kid brother's delinquent hide. Public defender Rachel Stanislaski is not what he has in minduntil he discovers there's a lot more to the beautiful, coolheaded …More


Christmas with You: Gabriel's Angel\Home for Christmas
Christmas with You: Gabriel's Angel\Home for Christmas
By Roberts, Nora
2015-10 - Silhouette Books
9780373281930 Check Our Catalog


Feel the magic of the season in two unforgettable stories by #1 New York Times bestselling author
NORA ROBERTS
GABRIEL'S ANGEL
All Gabriel Bradley wants is solitude. But when a very pregnantand very beautifulwoman ends up at his remote cabin during a blizzard, desperate, alone and on the run, the modern-day Scrooge can't bring himself to turn her away. Despite her intrusion, Laura brings …More