Thursday, July 6, 2017

HPL Adult Summer Reading






Devil Bones
Devil Bones
By Reichs, Kathy
2008-08 - Scribner Book Company
9780743294386 Check Our Catalog
Reichs--#1 bestselling author, forensic anthropologist, and producer of the television hit "Bones"--returns to Charlotte, North Carolina, in her 11th riveting novel in which Temperance Brennan encounters a deadly mix of voodoo and devil worship. …More


Fatal Voyage
Fatal Voyage
By Reichs, Kathy
2001-07 - Scribner Book Company
9780743222815 Check Our Catalog
When a commercial airliner crashes in the North Carolina mountains, forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan joins the investigative agency DMORT. As bomb theories abound, Tempe finds disturbing evidence that raises dangerous questions--and gets her thrown off the case. Relentless for the truth, Tempe uncovers a conspiracy that threatens her career--and jeopardizes her life. (July) …More


Flash and Bones
Flash and Bones
By Reichs, Kathy
2011-08 - Scribner Book Company
9781439102411 Check Our Catalog
#1 "New York Times" bestseller Reichs is back with her 14th novel featuring America's favorite forensic anthropologist, Tempe Brennan. …More


Grave Secrets
Grave Secrets
By Reichs, Kathy
2003-07 - Pocket Star
9780671028381 Check Our Catalog
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan assists in the excavation of 20-year-old mass grave of massacre victims in a Guatemalan village. Now as she pieces together the past, Tempe becomes entangled in the cases of four privileged young women who suddenly vanish from Guatemala City. …More


Monday Mourning
Monday Mourning
By Reichs, Kathy
2004-06 - Scribner Book Company
9780743262644 Check Our Catalog
A New York Times Bestselling Author
Temperance Brennan, forensic anthropologist, has come to Montreal to testify as an expert witness at a murder trial. She should be going over her notes, but instead she's in the basement of a pizza parlor investigating the skeletonized remains of three young women. Thought by homicide detective Luc Claudel to be historic, Tempe's examination proves them to be …More


Spider Bones
Spider Bones
By Reichs, Kathy
2010-08 - Scribner Book Company
9781439102398 Check Our Catalog
"New York Times-"bestselling author Reichs is back with her 13th novel featuring America's favorite forensic anthropologist, Tempe Brennan. …More


Bloody Mary's Martyrs
Bloody Mary's Martyrs
By Ridley, Jasper
2002-06 - Basic Books
9780786709861 Check Our Catalog
Award-winning historical biographer Ridley explores the dark years of Mary Tudor's reign using an absorbing narrative and meticulously researched history to relate a tragic, brutal, and often inspiring tale. …More


Golden Prey
Golden Prey
By Sandford, John
2017-04 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399184574 Check Our Catalog
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 no longer working for the Minnesota …More


Party Girls Die in Pearls
Party Girls Die in Pearls
By Sykes, Plum
2017-05 - Harper
9780062429025 Check Our Catalog

"A rollicking murder mystery. . . . a wildly entertaining romp. . . . Laugh? I died."--Vogue
The New York Times bestselling author of Bergdorf Blondes takes us back to the decadent 1980s in this comic murder mystery set in the tony world of Oxford University.
It's 1985, and at Oxford University, Pimm's, punting, and ball gowns are …More


Murder Between the Lines
Murder Between the Lines
By Vatsal, Radha
2017-05 - Sourcebooks Landmark
9781492638926 Check Our Catalog

"I really and truly could not put it down... Vatsal succeeds once again "--Susan Elia MacNeal, New York Times-bestselling author of the Maggie Hope series
For fans of Jacqueline Winspear and Rhys Bowen, Murder Between the Lines combines true historical events with a thrilling mystery.
"Vatsal's combination of a feisty protagonist with a tumultuous, fast-changing …More


Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli in His World
Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli in His World
By Benner, Erica
2017-05 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393609721 Check Our Catalog

Since the publication of The Prince five centuries ago, Machiavelli has been associated with political amorality. But that characterization is unfair. In Be Like the Fox, Erica Benner sets the record straight: far from the ruthless "Machiavellian" henchman that people think he was, Machiavelli emerges here as a profound ethical thinker who fought to uphold high moral standards …More


Rush of Blood
Rush of Blood
By Billingham, Mark
2017-02 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802125910 Check Our Catalog
Perfect strangers. A perfect holiday. The perfect murder.
In the standalone novel Rush of Blood, internationally bestselling author Mark Billingham puts a sinister twist on a deceptively innocent topic: the beach vacation.
Three British couples meet around the pool on their Florida holiday and become fast friends. But on Easter Sunday, the last day of their vacation, tragedy …More


Murder in Saint-Germain
Murder in Saint-Germain
By Black, Cara
2017-06 - Soho Crime
9781616957704 Check Our Catalog
Paris, July 1999: Private investigator Aimee Leduc is walking through Saint-Germain when she is accosted by Suzanne Lesage, a Brigade Criminelle agent on an elite counterterrorism squad. Suzanne has just returned from the former Yugoslavia, where she was hunting down dangerous war criminals for the Hague. Back in Paris, Suzanne is convinced she's being stalked by a ghost--a Serbian warlord her …More


A Most Suitable Duchess
A Most Suitable Duchess
By Bray, Patricia
Narrated by Cox, Kirsty
2017-05 - Dreamscape Media
9781520072395 Check Our Catalog
The new Duke of Torringford must take a wife in three weeks or lose the country estate he's unexpectedly inherited. His brother suggests an advertisement in the papers, but the Duke refuses to consider it-until a wine-fueled evening when he pens one in jest. Now with the ad printed, the Duke is mortified-but that's when the lovely Miss Penelope Hastings enters his life. Her half-brother, without …More


Night School
Night School
By Child, Lee
2016-11 - Delacorte Press
9780804178808 Check Our Catalog
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The incomparable hero of Jack Reacher: Never Go Back takes readers to school in his most explosive novel yet. After eleven straight global #1 bestsellers, discover the thrillers that The New York Times calls "utterly addictive."
It's 1996, and Reacher is still in the army. In the morning they give him a medal, and in the afternoon …More


Sinful Seduction
Sinful Seduction
By Christopher, Ann
2012-01 - Kimani Press
9780373862450 Check Our Catalog
Skylar Lawrence isn't looking for romance when she arrives at the Davies' sumptuous Hamptons estate. Yet when she meets sinfully handsome Alessandro Davies, an unexpected bequest turns into a night of fiery passion. Original. …More


Sinful Temptation
Sinful Temptation
By Christopher, Ann
2012-02 - Kimani Press
9780373862498 Check Our Catalog
Antonios Davies has come home to take his place as head of his family's glittering New York auction house. But the returning soldier is haunted by memories of war . . . and by Talia Adams, the woman who once consumed his dreams. Original. …More


The Surgeon's Secret Baby
The Surgeon's Secret Baby
By Christopher, Ann
2011-08 - Kimani Press
9780373862252 Check Our Catalog
Aretha Taylor needs Thomas Bradshaw like she's never needed anyone before. The hunky head of surgery at Hopewell General is the only one who can save her young son. Falling for the seductive surgeon is a prescription for trouble. But Thomas can't give Aretha up, either. Original. …More


The Outsider
The Outsider
By Delinsky, Barbara
2017-05 - Severn House Publishers
9780727886903 Check Our Catalog
Cameron Divine--The roguish research scientist came from light-years away on a mission. A flesh-and-blood woman changed everything.

Summer Van Vorn--A simple folk healer. Sexy, vulnerable, she'd been waiting all her life for the right man to come along.

Could that man be Cameron? Strangely, he was so much in sync with Summer... almost able to read her mind. And in bed, he
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Last Bus to Wisdom
Last Bus to Wisdom
By Doig, Ivan
2015-08 - Riverhead Books
9781594632020 Check Our Catalog

The final novel from a great American storyteller. Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Ivan Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an 11-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for "female trouble" in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal …More


Hornet Flight
Hornet Flight
By Follett, Ken
2007-12 - New American Library
9780451222299 Check Our Catalog

Ken Follett and the intrigue of World War II-"a winning formula" ("Entertainment Weekly") if ever there was one. With his riveting prose and unerring instinct for suspense, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author takes to the skies over Europe, where a young Danish man-equipped with only an old derelict Hornet Moth biplane at his disposal-will change the course of the …More


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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On Second Thought
On Second Thought
By Higgins, Kristan
2017-01 - Harlequin Books
9780373803972 Check Our Catalog

HPL patron: Very enjoyable book. Nice conclusion.
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Come Lie with Me
Come Lie with Me
By Howard, Linda
2016-10 - Severn House Publishers
9780727886316 Check Our Catalog
Blake Remington lives life to the fullest. So when a terrible accident robs him of his ability to walk, it also takes away all of his desire to live.

Dione Kelly, a physical therapist, takes on his case and begins to heal this broken man and help him realize there is so much more to gain from living. While forcing Blake to face his inner demons, Dione begins to face her own fears.