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Fantasy & Science Fiction
American War by Omar El Akkad
A first novel by an award-winning journalist depicts a second American Civil War and devastating plague in the late 21st century that forces a family into a camp for displaced people, where a young woman is befriended by a mysterious functionary who would transform her into a living weapon.
Borne by Jeff VanderMeer
In a ruined, nameless city of the future, a scavenger named Rachel finds a creature named Borne, a leftover from a biotech firm called The Company, and she takes it back to her underground lair, where she must shield it from her drug-dealer boyfriend, Wick. By the author of the Southern Reach trilogy.
Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon
Decorated military hero Kylara Vatta survives a disastrous shuttle crash in a distant future, spacefaring culture where she finds herself stranded on an arctic land mass that proves more mysterious than she ever suspected. By the author of Victory Conditions. Vatta's Peace No. 1
Convergence by C. J. Cherryh
Bren Cameron, the human diplomat to the alien court of the atevi, is tasked with carrying a treaty to the human government on an island some 40 miles off the shores of the atevi-ruled megacontinent, and—without explaining the dire situation that would send the people into chaos—arrange for the human refugees to be landed on the island. Foreigner No. 18
Ghost Writer in the Sky by Piers Anthony
The princesses of Xanth come up with a plan to fight the Night Colt, who has teamed with a Mundane to plant stories in the air, compelling people to reenact them, in the latest addition to the long-time series following Isis Orb. Xanth No. 41
Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
A stand-alone novel in the Star Wars Legends series traces the origin story of fan-favorite character Grand Admiral Thrawn and the events that established him as one of the franchise's most iconic villains. By the best-selling author of Heir to the Empire. Star Wars Legends
Void Star by Zachary Mason
In a near-future world of rising seas, emptying central latitudes and discriminating weapons drone patrols, a woman with an artificial eidetic memory works as a medium between her wealthy employers and AIs while a marginalized refugee and the disabled son of a Brazilian political clan struggle for survival on the outskirts of an elite San Francisco.
Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel
A sequel to Sleeping Giants finds an elite physicist investigating the nature of what appears to be a giant metal hand found decades earlier deep underground, a mystery that leads to the greatest discovery of the millennium and the appearance of a world-changing technology. Themis Files No. 2
Walkaway by Cory Doctorow
Abandoning formal society to pursue a minimalist counterculture life in a near-future world wrecked by climate change, a disenchanted senior and his heiress paramour inspire a host of followers who become obsessed with cheating death in ways that turn the world upside down. By the award-winning author of Little Brother.
Winter Tide by Ruthanna Emrys
Decades after she becomes one of two survivors of a mystical culture, Aphra is tapped by the Cold War-era FBI to help outmaneuver Communist spies who would use magical secrets to decimate the human race. A first novel. Innsmouth Legacy No. 1
All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan. Trans by Jessica Cohen.
A chance encounter between a hot-blooded Israeli woman and a sweet-but-pensive Palestinian leads to a passionate relationship that leaves them torn between their love and their disapproving family's respective duties. By the award-winning author of Prime Minister's Prize.
Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
Two sisters, one who trades self-respect for a wealthy husband and one who discovers a kindred spirit in the pages of a book, struggle with intimate human dramas at the sides of their community members and a returned Lucy Barton. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge.
Border Child by Michel Stone
A Mexican family that dreams of a better life in America is thrown into turmoil and trauma when their infant daughter goes missing during an impetuous border crossing, a loss that affects their subsequent family life and forces them to confront impossible regrets and choices.
City of Friends by Joanna Trollope
Leaning on her career-minded best friends after losing her high-profile job, Stacey inadvertently exposes a painful secret that tests the limits of their bonds. By the best-selling author of The Other Family.
The Delight of Being Ordinary: A Road Trip with the Pope and the Dalai Lama by Roland Merullo
Meeting during a highly publicized official visit at the Vatican, the Pope and the Dalai Lama embark on an unsanctioned, undercover vacation through the Italian countryside to rediscover the everyday joys of life. By the award-winning author of Breakfast with Buddha.
The Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner
When a single careless mistake costs her the job she so carefully built, straitlaced Marin joins a stranger claiming to be her half-sister in Cape Cod, where she meets family members she never knew she had during a fateful summer of revelations and self-discovery.
High Stakes by Fern Michaels
A male dancer at an adult-entertainment club reaches out to the Men of the Sisterhood when his suspicions of his employer being involved in drug trafficking get him in hot water. By a #1 best-selling author. Men of the Sisterhood series
A Line Made by Walking by Sara Baume
Retreating to her family's rural house to escape the challenges of urban life, twentysomething artist Frankie explores the chain of events that have challenged her mental stability and art education. By the award-winning author of Spill Simmer Falter Wither.
Marlena by Julie Buntin
Struggling to adapt to a new home in rural Michigan, 15-year-old Cat bonds with a pill-popping, manic young neighbor with whom she renders their desolate community into a kind of playground until suffering a tragedy that she confronts decades later. A first novel.
Music of the Ghosts by Vaddey Ratner
Returning to the Cambodian homeland she fled as a child refugee decades earlier, Teera finds herself in a country of survivors and perpetrators of the Khmer Rouge holocaust before bonding with a mysterious musician who claims to have known her late father. By the best-selling author of In the Shadow of the Banyan.
My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci. Trans by David Hackston.
A love story set in two countries in two radically different times follows the experiences of a Yugoslavian bride and her gay outcast son in present-day Finland, where a pet boa constrictor and a loquacious cat compel a journey of healing and cultural understanding.
No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts
A tale inspired by The Great Gatsby is set in the contemporary South and follows the difficulties endured by an extended black family with colliding visions of the American dream. A first novel by the author of We Are Taking Only What We Need.
Once in a Blue Moon Lodge by Lorna Landvik
A woman on a camping trip to relax and mentally process recent developments in her life has two chance encounters that have huge consequences. By the author of Patty Jane’s House of Curl.
The Romance Reader's Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell
Left with few options when the end of World War II costs them their jobs, two sisters—one flirtatious, the other bookish—launch a makeup business that is upended when one of them disappears on what may be a romantic adventure on the high seas. By the author of What Happened to Henry.
The Shadow Sister by Lucinda Riley
Left at a crossroads upon the death of her elusive billionaire father, former orphan Star nervously embarks on a search for her biological heritage in London, which she ties to a headstrong ancestor, one of Edwardian society's most notorious hostesses and a mysterious man. Seven Sisters No. 3
Spoils by Brian Van Reet
A tale told from the rotating viewpoints of three characters on both sides of the fighting lines during the war in Iraq explores the motivations of military and religious soldiers whose fates are profoundly impacted by a decision that spins out of control.
Startup by Doree Shafrir
A first novel by a BuzzFeed senior culture writer finds a billion-dollar app developer, an ambitious young journalist and a burned-out literary mom swept up by a viral scandal that complicates their personal relationships in uproarious ways.
Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic
Pursuing an online relationship with a Japanese writer whose life strangely parallels her own, New York newcomer Alice inadvertently triggers revelations and sexual encounters that affect three families in different world regions. A first novel.
Tell Me How This Ends Well by David Samuel Levinson
When a flood of Israeli refugees into a near-future America trigger anti-Semitic hostilities throughout the country, a Passover celebration for the Jacobson family is disrupted by years of resentment and claims of abuse from a hateful father. By the award-winning author of Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence.
Two From the Heart by James Patterson, et al.
Two heartwarming tales follow Anne McWilliams, who, after losing everything, travels across county asking long-lost friends and strangers a simple question, and Tyler Bron, who has it all, but has no life, which leads him to write a love story beyond his wildest imagination. Co-written by a #1 best-selling author.
What To Do About The Solomons by Bethany Ball
A humorous multigenerational family saga set in Israel, New York, and Los Angeles explores the secrets and gossip-filled lives of a kibbutz community near Jerusalem. A first novel.
The Widow of Wall Street by Randy Susan Meyers
Marrying the childhood sweetheart who she trusts unconditionally, Phoebe is shattered when she discovers that her husband's successes are tied to an elaborate Ponzi scheme, a situation that targets her with suspicion and forces her to make a terrible choice. By the best-selling author of Accidents of Marriage.
The Drowning King by Emily Holleman
A dramatic follow-up to Cleopatra's Shadows is set four years after the execution of Bernice and finds Arsinoe and her sister Cleopatra facing a terrible choice between allowing the Roman army to steal power from their ailing father or taking the throne into their own hands. Fall of Egypt No. 2
The Half Wives by Stacia Pelletier
A momentous day at the end of the 19th century leads to a major reckoning between two women who built their lives around their relationship with a former Lutheran minister and the young son he lost years earlier. By the author of Accidents of Providence.
The Last Neanderthal by Claire Cameron
From the author of The Bear, comes the story of two women separated by millennia—including the last Neanderthal, Girl, tasked with caring for a foundling of unknown origin, and pregnant modern-day archeologist Rosamund Gale, who races to excavate newly found Neanderthal artifacts before her baby comes.
My Last Lament by James William Brown
Asked by an American researcher to help with a Greek folk-art project, a Greek woman shares the story of her family in World War II, during which her father was executed by Nazi forces before escaping with a friend and a Jewish refugee in the wake of a village massacre.
The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
In a book based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine’s history, a young woman is tested by a catastrophic event and its devastating aftermath. By the author of The Pilot's Wife.
War Cry by Wilbur A. Smith
A sequel to Assegai is set in Africa between World Wars I and II and finds widower Leon Courtney navigating murky political waters while his headstrong daughter, Saffron, travels to culturally contrasting London to attend Oxford. Courtney Family No. 14
The Witchfinder's Sister by Beth Underdown
A tale inspired by the witch hunts of mid-17th-century England follows the experiences of Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins's disgraced sister—who, upon returning, pregnant and unmarried, to her brother's home—discovers how he is targeting the marginalized women of their community.
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
In a novel set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, three widows' lives and fates become intertwined. By the author of The Hazards of Good Breeding.
Mystery & Detective
Antiques Frame by Barbara Allan
When her initial successes with her hit reality series are jeopardized by a rival show starring her police chief boyfriend's ex, Brandy finds herself framed for murder while her kooky mom sorts through a rogue's gallery of suspects. By the award-winning authors of Antiques Maul. Trash 'n' Treasures No. 11
The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor
In 1666 London, as the Great Fire ravages the city, a semi-mummified body is discovered in the ashes of St. Paul’s cathedral, and James Marwood, the son of a disgraced printer, and reluctant government informer, is tasked with hunting down a killer across a devastated landscape. By the #1 best-selling author of The American Boy.
Cold Earth by Ann Cleeves
When a landslide in the dark days of a Shetland winter destroys a house in which the body of a mysterious woman in a red silk dress is found, Jimmy Perez becomes obsessed with identifying the woman and discovering how she actually died. Shetland Island Mysteries No. 7
Devil's Breath by G. M. Malliet
When the body of a glamorous film star washes ashore from a luxury yacht, Max Tudor agrees to help former colleague Patrice Logan sift through numerous suspects to identify the killer. By the Agatha Award-winning author of Death of a Cozy Writer. Max Tudor No. 6
Earthly Remains by Donna Leon
Mishandling the interrogation of an arrogant suspect who caused the death of a young girl, Brunetti takes a vacation on a laguna island only to become embroiled in the disappearance of his host in the aftermath of a sudden storm. By the award-winning author of The Waters of Eternal Youth. Commissario Guido Brunetti No. 26
Every Body on Deck by G. A. McKevett
Eagerly accepting a security detail job on a luxurious Alaskan cruise to protect a famed mystery writer, plus-sized private investigator Savannah Reid tackles a particularly dramatic case when her charge inexplicably flees the ship and is killed in a suspicious accident. Savannah Reid No. 22
Every Night I Dream of Hell by Malcolm Mackay
Newly appointed security consultant and former enforcer Nick finds himself at a crossroads in a power war involving a mysterious rival company and the mother of his child, while a highly skilled detective inspector investigates local uprisings to prevent a full-scale organizational war. By the award-winning author of the Glasgow Trilogy.
Fallout by Sara Paretsky
Savvy investigator Vic leaves her comfort zone in Chicago to investigate the disappearances of a young film student and a faded Hollywood star in Kansas, where a university town, the remnants of the Cold War and long-simmering racial tensions are stirred into violence by mysteries and murders. By the award-winning author of Critical Mass. V. I. Warshawski No. 19
Finding Gideon by Eric Jerome Dickey
Calling in support from the beautiful Hawks when his latest job takes an unprecedented toll, jet-setting contract killer Gideon launches a plan to take down his nemesis, Midnight, who has assembled a team of mercenaries targeting Gideon's loved ones. By the best-selling author of The Blackbirds.
The Last Chance Olive Ranch by Susan Wittig Albert
When a killer McQuaid put away years ago escapes from prison and heads towards Pecan Springs, China is sent away against her will to the Last Chance Oliver Ranch, whose new owner is facing an increasingly violent estate challenge. By the best-selling author of the Darling Dahlias Mysteries. China Bayles No. 25
The Man in the Microwave Oven by Susan Cox
When her best friend discovers evidence of a grisly crime at a coffee shop, San Francisco newcomer Theo Bogart finds the case complicated by her grandfather's disappearance into the shadowy world of his former life as a British Secret Service agent. By the award-winning author of The Man on the Washing Machine. Theo Bogart No. 2
Miss Julia Weathers the Storm by Ann B. Ross
Vacationing at the beach with her friends, including one nursing a broken heart, Miss Julia discovers valuable items that have been washed up by a strong storm before her group is threatened by a strange couple that demands they hand over their findings. By the best-selling author of Etta Mae's Worst Bad-Luck Day. Miss Julia No. 18
Murder Is for Keeps by Elizabeth J. Duncan
Painting her way through a summer spent at a neglected castellated country house outside her Welsh community, artist Penny Brannigan is delighted by plans to restore the property only to be embroiled in an investigation to prove the innocence of a friend who is implicated in a contentious volunteer's demise. Penny Brannigan No. 8
Of Books and Bagpipes by Paige Shelton
Thriving in her new home in Edinburgh, historical book seller Delaney Nichols pursues a rare manuscript only to stumble on the murdered body of her contact, a crime that she links to a complicated plot. By the author of The Cracked Spine. Scottish Bookshop Mysteries No. 2
Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman
When a deadly bombing in the Shiprock High School parking lot is discovered to be part of a terrorist plot to disrupt peaceful negotiations between the Hopi and Dine tribes, retired Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn discovers links between the bombing and a cold case from earlier in his career. Leaphorn & Chee No. 21
A Twist in Time by Julie McElwain
A follow-up to A Murder in Time finds former FBI agent Kendra Donovan failing to return to the 21st century and enlisted by the 18th-century Duke of Aldridge to save his nephew, who has been wrongly accused of murder. Kendra Donovan No. 2
What the Dead Leave Behind by Rosemary Simpson
When her beloved fiancé is found dead after the Great Blizzard of 1888 in New York City, heiress Prudence MacKenzie, suspecting foul play, turns to her fiancé's best friend, a former Pinkerton agent, to discover the truth and find protection from sinister forces. By the author of Dreams and Shadows. Gilded Age No. 1
Where the Dead Lie by C. S. Harris
When a homeless child is killed in 1813 London, Sebastian St. Cyr uncovers a disturbing pattern of missing children and is drawn into a sadistic underworld operation with links to the writings of the debauched Marquis de Sade, the city's most notorious brothels and a predator in society's upper echelon. By the best-selling author of When Falcons Fall. Sebastian St. Cyr No. 12
Any Day Now by Robyn Carr
A sequel to What We Find continues the adventures of the characters from Sullivan's Crossing, who greet diverse visitors at a rustic campground at the crossroads of the Colorado and Continental Divide Trails. Sullivan's Crossing No. 2
The Chosen by J. R. Ward
Falling in love with brotherhood rival Xcor, a tortured man in custody who is awaiting interrogation, Layla seeks to gain his freedom and secure their relationship by appealing to the Black Dagger Brotherhood for a chance to let him prove himself. By the best-selling author of the Bourbon Kings series. Black Dagger Brotherhood No. 15
Falling Darkness by Karen Harper
After surviving a plane crash with her ex-husband, young daughter, and new love, a forensic psychologist must enter the witness protection program to keep her family safe from the criminal mastermind who is out to get her boyfriend. South Shores No. 3
Miss You by Kate Eberlen
A chance meeting fails to bring the 18-year-old Tess and Gus they love with each other that they deserve, and they wind through lives that bring surprises and divert them from their intended paths, but will they get a second chance at love together? A first novel.
My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith
Visiting the idyllic Italian town of Montalcino to finish his overdue cookbook, writer Paul Stewart endures a setbacks that leave him stranded at the airport until a stranger offers him transportation on a bulldozer, triggering a madcap series of adventures on the Tuscan countryside.
The Night She Won Miss America by Michael Callahan
Catapulted into the 1950 Miss America Pageant by her ambitious mother, Betty falls for her mercurial escort, Griff, and impulsively runs away with him, unaware that an enamored reporter would expose her paramour's dark secret. By the author of Searching for Grace Kelly.
Wicked Abyss by Kresley Cole
Millennia after being cursed by a treacherous fey beauty who died before he could exact revenge, Sian is transformed into a demonic beast at the same time the fey is reincarnated, a transformation that prompts him to take her prisoner in his mystical castle. By the award-winning author of the Game Makers series. Immortals After Dark No. 18
Living in the Weather of the World: Stories by Richard Bausch
A collection of stories by the award-winning author of Before, During, After explores themes of family estrangement, suicidal violence and the fragility of love.
All by Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark
Taking a cruise to escape the humiliation of her fiancé's arrest, gems expert Celia Kilbride befriends octogenarian passenger Emily Haywood, who is found dead three days out to sea at the hands of someone who has stolen the victim's priceless emerald necklace. By the best-selling author of As Time Goes By.
The Burial Hour by Jeffery Deaver
A return to Deaver's successful series finds Lincoln Rhyme investigating the abduction of a traveling businessman from an Upper East Side street, a case that is complicated by an 8-year-old girl who was the crime's only witness. Lincoln Rhyme No. 13
Burntown by Jennifer McMahon
In Ashford, Vermont—aka "Burntown"—Eva "Necco" Sandeski's mother dies under mysterious circumstances and her boyfriend is murdered, leading Necco to believe that her mother was right all along about her deceased father's questionable past as a secretive inventor. By the New York Times best-selling author of The Winter People.
Change Agent by Daniel Suarez
Drugged and abducted while standing on a crowded train platform, Kenneth Durand, an Interpol agent working against black-market labs that perform illegal embryo augmentation, awakens to discover he has been genetically transformed into his most wanted suspect. By the best-selling author of Daemon.
The End of the Day by Claire North
The enigmatic Charlie, a specter who travels everywhere and visits everyone marked for death, sends messages and makes profound, life-changing offers to those he meets. By the best-selling author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.
Fast and Loose by Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington, a New York City cop turned rainmaker for a white-shoe Manhattan law firm, tackles a formidable case that challenges the boundaries of his talents. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Chiefs. Stone Barrington No. 41
The Fix by David Baldacci
A latest thriller featuring football player-turned-detective Amos Decker finds him using his eidetic memory to solve a high-stakes case. By the best-selling author of Memory Man and The Last Mile. Amos Decker No. 3
Golden Prey by John Sandford
A series of audacious robberies compels newly appointed U.S. marshal Lucas Davenport to investigate the possible return of a gang leader who once killed two FBI agents. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Virgil Flowers series. Prey No. 27
The Good Assassin by Paul Vidich
A follow-up to The Good Spy traces a Cold War espionage operation in 1950s Cuba, where foreign powers compete to influence the outcome of a revolution in the hands of a former CIA agent and a renegade with sympathies for rebel forces fighting the Batista regime.
I Found You by Lisa Jewell
A lonely single mom who offers shelter to an amnesiac man and a young bride who is told that her missing husband never existed struggle to make sense of their transforming worlds and connection to a sister and brother whose lives where shattered by secrets more than two decades earlier. By the best-selling author of The Third Wife.
If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio
Entreated to tell his side of the story to a detective who put him in prison a decade earlier for a murder he may not have committed, Oliver describes his past as a Shakespearean actor whose rivalry with a castmate escalated in dangerous ways. A first novel.
Long Black Veil by Jennifer Finney Boylan
When the body of a college friend is discovered 20 years after her disappearance, Judith, the only witness who can testify to the innocence of the chief suspect, is forced to confront dark secrets from her past that compromise the healthy life she has built for her family. By the best-selling author of She's Not There.
The Lost Order by Steve Berry
When rival factions of a dangerous clandestine organization begin a race to find billions in stolen treasure hidden by their progenitors, Justice Department agent Cotton Malone finds the case complicated by his unsuspected ties to the organization and the political schemes of an unscrupulous politician. Cotton Malone No. 12
Marshall's Law by Ben Sanders
Targeted by old enemies who have kidnapped a former colleague to learn his location in witness protection, former undercover cop Marshall Grade is forced to evaluate the trustworthiness of contacts from his former life in order to survive. By the best-selling author of Only the Dead. Marshall Grade No. 2
The Night the Lights Went Out by Karen White
Moving to an Atlanta suburb after her divorce, Merilee forges tenacious bonds with a town matriarch and a wealthy supermom before terrible secrets throw the lives of all three women into turmoil. By the best-selling author of Flight Patterns.
No Easy Target by Iris Johansen
Threatened by an enemy from her past, animal psychic Margaret Douglas goes on the run and finds the limits of her powers tested by her effort to outmaneuver the man who would kill her. By the best-selling author of Shadow Play.
Ominous by Lisa Jackson; Nancy Bush & Rosalind Noonan
After a shattering tragedy in their youth, Shiloh, Kat and Ruth vow to keep the event secret—until a missing teenager in their adult life brings them back together. By a trio of New York Times best-selling authors. Wyoming No. 2
One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline
A single mom's efforts to support her shy star athlete son's recruitment into a Division I college are violently complicated by a secretly disturbed young man from an affluent family and a new teacher with a mysterious agenda. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Most Wanted.
The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda
Failed journalist Leah Stevens sets out to find a missing friend—a friend who may never have existed at all. By the author of the best-selling All the Missing Girls. All the Missing Girls No. 2
Prussian Blue by Philip Kerr
Hiding on the French Riviera when his cover is blown, Bernie Gunther finds himself in a cat-and-mouse game with an old and dangerous enemy before fleeing to Berlin, where he places his survival in the hands of dubious former allies. By the best-selling author of A Man Without Breath. Bernie Gunther No. 12
Ragdoll by Daniel Cole
Reinstated to his post after months of psychological assessment, controversial detective William Fawkes is summoned by his former partner and friend to help investigate a serial killer who has already murdered six victims and may be targeting Fawkes himself. Detective William Fawkes No. 1
The Red Hunter by Lisa Unger
Tackling a house-restoration project and blog in the hopes of escaping a traumatic event that ended her marriage, Claudia uncovers an ugly history in the crumbling house, where another woman, Zoey, survived a home invasion and pursued the martial arts to find security and healing.
The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova
Accidentally taking a parcel from a family with whom she shared a cab, a young American tourist in Bulgaria is horrified to discover that the parcel contains an urn of ashes and embarks on an effort to return it to its family, making astonishing discoveries along the way. By the award-winning author of The Historian.
A Single Spy by William Christie
A World War II Russian spy with divided loyalties goes deep undercover in Nazi Germany and uncovers an assassination plot with the potential to change history. By the author of The Enemy Inside.
The Sisters of Blue Mountain by Karen Katchur
When the mysterious deaths of hundreds of snow geese trigger a media frenzy and threaten the tourist season, B&B owner Linnet reunites with her estranged sister before confronting dangerous family secrets in the wake of her father's arrest for murder. By the author of The Secrets of Lake Road.
Unreliable by Lee Irby
Returning to his hometown for a scandalous family wedding, failed novelist and college writing instructor Edwin Stith, a compulsive liar, confronts a morass of old secrets and threats while navigating obsessions about his possibly murderous nature. By the author of 7,000 Clams.