Friday, July 14, 2017

HPL Adult Summer Reading






Train from Marietta
Train from Marietta
By Garlock, Dorothy
2006-03 - Warner Books (NY)
9780446695312 Check Our Catalog

From bestselling author Garlock--the "Voice of America's Heartland"--comes anexciting new Texas tale of romance, intrigue, and adventure.
HPL patron: 1930's-young nurse traveling across country by train gets kidnapped.
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A Week from Sunday
A Week from Sunday
By Garlock, Dorothy
2007-11 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446577922 Check Our Catalog

Adrianna Moore has just had a double shock: the death of her father and the discovery that he has left his entire estate to his lawyer. The lawyer, a repulsive social climber, tells her that to regain her inheritance, she must marry him A WEEK FROM SUNDAY. Adrianna takes off, driving desperately to a new life. Caught in a violent rainstorm, she collides with an oncoming truck. Quinn Baxter, the …More


Summer Secrets
Summer Secrets
By Green, Jane
2015-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250047342 Check Our Catalog

"Gripping and powerful."-Emily Giffin
"The quintessential beach novel, complete with juicy drama and characters you fall madly in love with. You will devour it " -Elin Hilderbrand
"Warm, witty, sharp and insightful. Jane Green writes with such honesty and zing." -Sophie Kinsella
"The perfect summer read...You'll be hooked." -Kristin Hannah
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Camino Island
Camino Island
By Grisham, John
2017-06 - Doubleday Books
9780385543026 Check Our Catalog
A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University's Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars.

Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few
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From Sand and Ash
From Sand and Ash
By Harmon, Amy
2016-12 - Lake Union Publishing
9781503939325 Check Our Catalog

Italy, 1943--Germany occupies much of the country, placing the Jewish population in grave danger during World War II.
As children, Eva Rosselli and Angelo Bianco were raised like family but divided by circumstance and religion. As the years go by, the two find themselves falling in love. But the church calls to Angelo and, despite his deep feelings for Eva, he chooses the …More


Viking Heat
Viking Heat
By Hill, Sandra
2009-09 - Berkley Sensation
9780425230671 Check Our Catalog
In her newest novel, "USA Today"-bestsellling author Hill delivers the story of a modern woman who is cast back in time to the icy Norselands, where she must tame--or be tamed by--a sexy Viking warlord. Original. …More


Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West
Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West
By Hogeland, William
2017-05 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
9780374107345 Check Our Catalog

HPL patron: Hogeland looks at the Indian wars in Ohio in the 1790's. Miami, Shawnee, and Ottawa formed a confederation to keep the Americans out. Eccentric, driven General Anthony Wayne finally formed the first United States Army and defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers. Hogeland gives equal treatment to the US and Miami-Shawnee viewpoints-and makes George …More


Death in Holy Orders: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
Death in Holy Orders: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
By James, P. D.
2007-01 - Ballantine Books
9780812977233 Check Our Catalog

From the award-winning master of literary crime fiction, a classic work rich in tense drama and psychological insight.

On the East Anglian seacoast, a small theological college hangs precariously on an eroding shoreline and an equally precarious future. When the body of a student is found buried in the sand, the boy's influential father demands that Scotland Yard investigate. Enter
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Man Overboard
Man Overboard
By Jance, J. A.
2017-03 - Touchstone Books
9781501110801 Check Our Catalog
In New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance's gripping new thriller, Man Overboard, two tech geniuses face off--one intent on saving lives, the other on ending them.
Cybersecurity expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back on track after years of struggling with depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his suite on an all-expenses-paid cruise, the police quickly …More


A Killing in the Hills
A Killing in the Hills
By Keller, Julia
2012-08 - Minotaur Books
9781250003485 Check Our Catalog
In this powerful, intricate debut from a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a mother and a daughter try to do right by a town and each other before it's too late when three men are gunned down over their coffee at a local diner in West Virginia. …More


Heartbreak Hotel
Heartbreak Hotel
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2017-02 - Ballantine Books
9780345541437 Check Our Catalog
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Alex Delaware and LAPD detective Milo Sturgis investigate the death of Alex's most mysterious patient to date in the sensational new thriller from the master of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman.
At nearly one hundred years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware …More


I'll Take You There
I'll Take You There
By Lamb, Wally
2016-11 - Harper
9780062656285 Check Our Catalog

In this radiant homage to the resiliency, strength, and power of women, Wally Lamb--author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels including She's Come Undone, I Know This Much is True, and We Are Water--weaves an evocative, deeply affecting tapestry of one Baby Boomer's life and the trio of unforgettable women who have changed it.

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The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Volume 1: Frontier Stories
The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Volume 1: Frontier Stories
By L'Amour, Louis
2014-04 - Bantam
9780553392265 Check Our Catalog

With more than 120 titles still in print, Louis L'Amour is recognized the world over as one of the most prolific and popular American authors in history. Though he met with phenomenal success in every genre he tried, the form that put him on the map was the short story. Now this great writer - who "The Wall Street Journal recently compared with Jack London and Robert Louis Stevenson - will …More


Delivering the Truth
Delivering the Truth
By Maxwell, Edith
2016-04 - Midnight Ink
9780738747521 Check Our Catalog

Quaker midwife Rose Carroll discovers dark secrets in 1888 Massachusetts
For Quaker midwife Rose Carroll, life in Amesbury, Massachusetts, provides equal measures of joy and tribulation. She delights in attending to the needs of mothers and newborns even as she mourns the recent death of her sister. Likewise, Rose enjoys the giddy feelings that come from being …More


Confessions
Confessions
By Minato, Kanae
Translator Snyder, Stephen
2014-08 - Mulholland Books
9780316200929 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Alex Awards (2015)



HPL patron: This book really held mly attention. Each section was told be a different character's point of view.
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Rebel Queen
Rebel Queen
By Moran, Michelle
2015-03 - Touchstone Books
9781476716350 Check Our Catalog
From the internationally bestselling author of Nefertiti and Cleopatra's Daughter comes the breathtaking story of Queen Lakshmi--India's Joan of Arc--who against all odds defied the mighty British invasion to defend her beloved kingdom.

When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conquest. India is fractured
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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
By Orlean, Susan
2000-05 - Vintage Books
9780099289586 Check Our Catalog
The orchid thief is John Laroche, a renegade plant dealer and sharply handsome guy in spite of the fact that he is missing all his teeth and has the posture of al dente spaghetti. This national bestseller follows him into the Florida swamp to relate his mesmerizing true story of beauty and obsession. …More


Murder Games
Murder Games
By Patterson, James
2017-06 - Little Brown and Company
9780316273961 Check Our Catalog


The life Dr. Dylan Reinhart saves may be his own

Dr. Dylan Reinhart wrote the book on criminal behavior. Literally--he's a renowned, bestselling Ivy League expert on the subject. When a copy of his book turns up at a gruesome murder scene--along with a threatening message from the killer--it looks like someone has been taking notes.
Elizabeth Needham is the headstrong …More


Murder on the Serpentine: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Murder on the Serpentine: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
By Perry, Anne
2017-03 - Ballantine Books
9780425284988 Check Our Catalog
In the history of Anne Perry's bestselling Victorian mystery series, the stakes have never been greater than now--as a mission for queen and country places the future of the British Empire squarely in Thomas Pitt's hands.
It is not the custom for the commander of Special Branch to receive a royal summons--so Thomas Pitt knows it must be for a matter of the gravest importance. The body …More


Golden Prey
Golden Prey
By Sandford, John
2017-04 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399184574 Check Our Catalog
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Lucas Davenport's first case as a U.S. Marshal sends him into uncharted territory in the thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
The man was smart and he didn't mind killing people. Welcome to the big leagues, Davenport.
Thanks to some very influential people whose lives he saved, Lucas is …More


Single White Vampire
Single White Vampire
By Sands, Lynsay
2010-06 - Avon Books
9780062019806 Check Our Catalog

Roundhouse Publishing editor Kate C. Leever's first letter to her newest legacy author was intended to impress upon him the growing demand for his "vampire romances." Though he'd expressed little to no desire for publicity, book tours or the like, it was clear that this was a writer waiting to be broken out. Correspondence with Mr. Lucern Argeneau tended to be oddly delayed, but this time his …More


The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
By See, Lisa
2017-03 - Scribner Book Company
9781501154829 Check Our Catalog
A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. …More



A Killing at Cotton Hill
A Killing at Cotton Hill
By Shames, Terry
2013-07 - Seventh Street Books
9781616147990 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Macavity Award (2014)

The chief of police of Jarrett Creek, Texas, doubles as the town drunk. So when Dora Lee Parjeter is murdered, her old friend and former police chief Samuel Craddock steps in. He discovers that a lot of people may have had it in for Dora Lee--the conniving rascals on the farm next door, her estranged daughter, and her live-in grandson. And then there's that stranger Dora Lee claimed was spying on …More