Thursday, September 1, 2016

New Books at HPL for August



The Bones of Paradise
The Bones of Paradise
By Agee, Jonis
2016-08 - William Morrow & Company
9780062413475 Check Our Catalog

The award-winning author of The River Wife returns with a multigenerational family saga set in the unforgiving Nebraska Sand Hills in the years following the massacre at Wounded Knee an ambitious tale of history, vengeance, race, guilt, betrayal, family, and belonging, filled with a vivid cast of characters shaped by violence, love, and a desperate loyalty to the land.
Ten years after the …More


Die Like an Eagle
Die Like an Eagle
By Andrews, Donna
2016-08 - Minotaur Books
9781250078551 Check Our Catalog

The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers another winner in the acclaimed avian-themed series that mystery readers have come to love. The nineteenth book in her New York Times best-selling series continues to surprise and delight in this next knee-slapping adventure featuring Meg Langslow and all the eccentric characters that make up her world.
Meg is Team Mom and Michael is coach of their …More


No Breaking My Heart
No Breaking My Heart
By Angell, Kate
2016-07 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496703668 Check Our Catalog
"Known for her charming beach reads." --"Kirkus Reviews"

Relationship Status: Complicated

Professional baseball player Halo Todd doesn't like failure, but he can never turn down a challenge. Especially when there's a pretty woman involved. How else would he end up dressed as a rooster, helping a complete stranger compete on a wacky game show? Even when they're eliminated
…More


June
June
By Beverly-Whittemore, Miranda
2016-08 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410492111 Check Our Catalog
From the"New York Times"bestselling author of"Bittersweet"comes a novel of suspense and passion about a terrible mistake made sixty years ago that threatens to change a modern family forever.

Twenty-five-year-old Cassie Danvers is holed up in her family's crumbling mansion in rural St. Jude, Ohio, mourning the loss of the woman who raised her her grandmother, June. But a knock on the
…More


Hero Under Cover
Hero Under Cover
By Brockmann, Suzanne
2016-06 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885838 Check Our Catalog
When Pete Taylor first offered his services as a bodyguard, Annie Morgan wanted nothing to do with him. She was sure that the death threats against her weren't serious. While the Native American mask she was working on was valuable, it wasn't worth killing for.

One murder attempt later, Annie was glad to have Pete around. She owed him her life. Suddenly she was beginning to believe in
…More


Sting
Sting
By Brown, Sandra
2016-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455581207 Check Our Catalog
"#1 "New York Times" and "USA Today" bestselling author Sandra Brown jolts the reader from the first page of this heart-pounding story of corruption, treachery, and ceaseless deception . . . where nothing is what it seems and every truth brought to light exposes a darker lie."

When Jordie Bennet and Shaw Kinnard lock eyes across a disreputable backwater bar, something definitely
…More


The Killing Game
The Killing Game
By Bush, Nancy
2016-06 - Zebra
9781420134667 Check Our Catalog
"Nancy Bush always delivers edge-of-your seat suspense " --Lisa Jackson, "New York Times " bestselling author

From "New York Times "bestselling author Nancy Bush comes a tense, intricately plotted novel of suspense, as one woman becomes the focus of a killer's warped game of revenge and murder.

The Rules Are Simple:

It's the ultimate test of strategy and skill.
…More


Melody of Murder
Melody of Murder
By Cameron, Stella
2016-06 - Creme de La Crime
9781780290843 Check Our Catalog
"The arrival of a talented, ambitious and unusual new family leads to mayhem and murder in the peaceful Cotswold village of Folly-on-Weir"

The idyllic Cotswold village of Folly-on-Weir, with its traditional pub, sumptuous tea rooms and fragrant bakery, is a piece of paradise found until those incomer Quillams arrive. A young piano virtuoso and his neglected but talented half-sister,
…More


Repo Madness
Repo Madness
By Cameron, W. Bruce
2016-08 - Forge
9780765377500 Check Our Catalog

Ruddy McCann is back in "Repo Madness--the "laugh-out-loud, thrilling adventure from bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron
Ruddy McCann, former college football star, now Kalkaska, Michigan repo man, is finally getting his life back on track. He has a beautiful fiance, Katie Lottner, a somewhat stable job stealing cars, and a lazy, lovable basset hound.
With his job suddenly in jeopardy, his …More


The Swarm: The Second Formic War (Volume 1)
The Swarm: The Second Formic War (Volume 1)
By Card, Orson Scott
Author Johnston, Aaron
2016-08 - Tor Books
9780765375629 Check Our Catalog

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to their "Ender's Game" prequel series with this first volume of an all-new trilogy about the Second Formic War in "The Swarm."
The first invasion of Earth was beaten back by a coalition of corporate and international military forces, and the Chinese army. China has been devastated by the Formic's initial efforts to eradicate Earth life forms and …More


Surrender, New York
Surrender, New York
By Carr, Caleb
2016-08 - Random House
9780679455691 Check Our Catalog
Caleb Carr, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Alienist" and "The Angel of Darkness, "returns with a contemporary, edge-of-your-seat thriller featuring the brilliant but unconventional criminal psychologist Dr. Trajan Jones.

In the small town of Surrender in upstate New York, Dr. Jones, a psychological profiler, and Dr. Michael Li, a trace evidence expert, teach online
…More


Illusion Town
Illusion Town
By Castle, Jayne
2016-07 - Jove Books
9780515155754 Check Our Catalog
A new adventure begins on Harmony

With its opulent casinos and hotels, the desert city of Illusion Town is totally unique and will take you on a thrill ride you'll never forget.

Hannah West isn't the first woman to wake up in Illusion Town married to a man she barely knows, but she has no memory of the ceremony at all. For that matter, neither does Elias Coppersmith, her
…More


The Hopefuls
The Hopefuls
By Close, Jennifer
2016-07 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101875612 Check Our Catalog
A brilliantly funny novel about ambition and marriagefrom the best-selling author of"Girls in White Dresses, The Hopefuls"tells the story of a young wife who follows her husband and his political dreams to Washington, D.C., a city of idealism, gossip, and complicated friendships among the young aspiring elite.

When Beth arrives in D.C., she hates everything about it: the confusing
…More


The Hamilton Affair
The Hamilton Affair
By Cobbs, Elizabeth
2016-08 - Arcade Publishing
9781628727203 Check Our Catalog
Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of legendary characters, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from passionate and tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson River.

Hamilton was a bastard and orphan, raised in the Caribbean and desperate for
…More


A Time of Torment
A Time of Torment
By Connolly, John
2016-08 - Atria Books
9781501118326 Check Our Catalog
Connolly again displays his mastery at combining the hard-boiled with the supernatural. "Publishers Weekly" (starred and boxed review)

Dangerous and driven private investigator Charlie Parker returns in the latest gripping thriller of internationally bestselling author John Connolly's series, in which ungodly fears haunt a strange and isolated community.

Jerome Burnel was
…More


Insidious
Insidious
By Coulter, Catherine
2016-08 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410492180 Check Our Catalog
"Insidious" is the twentieth thriller in #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Catherine Coulter's FBI series. FBI agents Savich and Sherlock must discover who is trying to murder eighty-six-year-old Venus Rasmussen, a powerful, wealthy society icon. They soon find out that the danger may be closer than expected.

Venus Rasmussen, a powerful eighty-six-year-old woman who still runs
…More


Malafemmena
Malafemmena
By Ermelino, Louisa
2016-08 - Sarabande Books
9781941411292 Check Our Catalog
Louisa Ermelino's stories follow women living dangerously at home and abroad, whether in Italian-American neighborhoods or in the countriesIndia, Turkey, Afghanistanwhere they seek escape. At home, they break ancient Italian taboos and fall victim to mobsters. Overseas, they smoke opium-laced hashish and sleep with strange men. Ermelino's voice is boisterous and endearingly blunt.

…More


A Natural History of Hell: Stories
A Natural History of Hell: Stories
By Ford, Jeffrey
2016-07 - Small Beer Press
9781618731180 Check Our Catalog
Emily Dickinson takes a carriage ride with Death. A couple are invited over to a neighbor's daughter's exorcism. A country witch with a sea-captain's head in a glass globe intercedes on behalf of abused and abandoned children. In July of 1915, in Hardin County, Ohio, a boy sees ghosts. Explore contemporary natural history in a baker's dozen of exhilarating visions.

Praise for Jeffrey
…More


Falling
Falling
By Green, Jane
2016-08 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410493446 Check Our Catalog

The "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Beach House," "Jemima J," and "Summer Secrets" presents a novel about the pleasure and meaning of finding a home and family where you least expect them...

When Emma Montague left the strict confines of upper-crust British life for New York, she felt sure it would make her happy. Away from her parents and expectations, she felt
…More


Three Sisters, Three Queens
Three Sisters, Three Queens
By Gregory, Philippa
2016-08 - Touchstone Books
9781476758572 Check Our Catalog
There is only one bond that I trust: between a woman and her sisters. We never take our eyes off each other. In love and in rivalry, we always think of each other.

From the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author behind the upcoming Starz original series "The White Princess," a gripping new Tudor story featuring King Henry VIII's sisters Mary and Margaret, along with Katherine of
…More


Deep Waters: A British Mystery Set in London of the Swinging 1960s
Deep Waters: A British Mystery Set in London of the Swinging 1960s
By Hall, Patricia
2016-07 - Severn House Publishers
9780727886057 Check Our Catalog
"A past crime causes new murder in the latest intriguing Kate O Donnell mystery"

1964. Detective Sergeant Harry Barnard has been ordered to track down notorious Soho club owner Ray Robertson, who hasn't been seen for several days. The case takes on a greater urgency when a battered body is discovered at the gym Ray owns. Is Ray the killer or is he a victim?

Photographer
…More


Into the Woods: Tales from the Hollows and Beyond
Into the Woods: Tales from the Hollows and Beyond
By Harrison, Kim
2012-10 - Voyager
9780061974328 Check Our Catalog
A true queen of urban fantasy--the "New York Times"-bestselling author of the wildly popular series featuring bounty hunter witch-turned-daywalking demon Rachel Morgan--the phenomenal Harrison explores the Hollows more deeply than ever before. …More


Once Upon a Time in Camelot
Once Upon a Time in Camelot
By Hunt, James Patrick
2016-07 - Five Star Publishing
9781432831806 Check Our Catalog
…More


Wars of the Roses: Bloodline
Wars of the Roses: Bloodline
By Iggulden, Conn
2016-07 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399165382 Check Our Catalog
The brilliant retelling of the Wars of the Roses continues with "Bloodline," the gripping third novel in the new series from historical fiction master Conn Iggulden.

Winter 1461: Richard, duke of York, is dead his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city.

King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian queen, Margaret of Anjou, rides south with an
…More



To the Bright Edge of the World
To the Bright Edge of the World
By Ivey, Eowyn
2016-08 - Little Brown and Company
9780316242851 Check Our Catalog


An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of "The Snow Child," finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads a small band of men on an expedition that has been deemed impossible: to venture up the Wolverine River and pierce the vast, untamed Alaska Territory.
…More