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FICTION TITLES PUBLISHED IN May 2017

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Fantasy & Science Fiction

Assassin's Fate by Robin Hobb
Assassin's Fate
Continuing their quest to save Fitz's daughter and destroy the sinister order that threatens her, Fitz and the Fool confront the most dangerous challenges of their lives while coming to terms with unanswered questions from their pasts. By the best-selling author of The Rain Wilds Chronicles. Fitz and the Fool No. 3

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Beren and Lúthien by J. R. R. Tolkien. Ed by Christopher Tolkien. Illus by Alan Lee Tolkien.
Beren and Lúthien
An important chapter in the saga of The Silmarillion, first conceived by Tolkien at the end of his service in World War I, follows the romance between an immortal elf and a mortal whose worthiness is put to an impossible test. Middle-Earth Universe series

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The Berlin Project: An Alternative History of World War II by Gregory Benford
The Berlin Project
The best-selling author of Timescape depicts an alternate history that considers what may have happened if the atomic bomb had been ready for use prior to the defeat of Hitler and was capable of saving millions of lives on the western front.

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Deadmen Walking by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Deadmen Walking
A first entry in a spin-off trilogy depicts the conquests of ancient dark warlord, Thorn, who returns to the world of the living as a pirate when he agrees to return the damned to hell at the same time a sea witch he once betrayed contemplates exacting revenge at the expense of humanity. Dark-Hunter: Deadman's Cross No. 1

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The Empire's Ghost by Isabelle Steiger
The Empire's Ghost
Living in a small kingdom that was once part of a powerful but magic-destroying empire, Prince Kelken finds himself fighting his father's differing political and strategic views about an enigmatic dictator who would seize and reunite the lost empire at the expense of its people. A first novel.

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Pawn by Timothy Zahn
Pawn
Facing a dead-end life at the side of a criminal, 19-year-old Nicole is manipulated into helping kidnap a doctor before all three are whisked away by mysterious beings to a ship where they are compelled to join the crew in fighting a war against power-seeking enemies. By the Hugo Award-winning author of Star Wars: Heir to the Empire. Sibyl's War No. 1

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General Fiction

According to a Source by Abby Stern
According to a Source
A club reporter for a celebrity news website pursues exclusive stories about the glitz and grit of Hollywood before her own life becomes intertwined in a public scandal that may cost her everything. A first novel.

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Augustown by Kei Miller
Augustown
Possessing strong intuitive powers in spite of being unable to see, Ma Taffy comforts her stricken great-nephew while recalling a fantastical story with ties to Jamaican history, the birth of the Rastafari and the human drive for a better life.

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Before We Sleep by Jeffrey Lent
Before We Sleep
A 1960s teen embarks on a search for her biological father after discovering his identity in a cache of letters, while her mother reflects on how their family was profoundly changed by World War II. By the best-selling author of In the Fall.

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The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion
The Best of Adam Sharp
The best-selling author of The Rosie Project presents the story of a 50-year-old man who reflects on his safe life choices and his long-ago, blazing affair with a strong-willed actress who contacts him unexpectedly and entices him to pursue a riskier life.

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The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans
The Broken Road
A first entry in a new trilogy that explores the possibilities of second chances follows the experiences of Chicago celebrity Charles James, who struggles with nightmares about his painful childhood in spite of adult successes until a twist of fate causes him to be declared dead and reeling with wonderment about what to do next. By the best-selling author of The Christmas Box.

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Chemistry by Weike Wang
Chemistry
Losing her love for her major when her graduate studies become subject to research failures and high pressure, a Boston University student contemplates a marriage proposal from a more successful fellow scientist while she pursues an entirely different kind of chemistry.

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A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron
A Dog's Way Home
A follow-up to the best-selling A Dog's Purpose traces the story of an adorable dog who falls instantly in love with a VA worker only to be separated from him by rules that disallow pitbulls in their Denver community, a situation that compels the puppy to travel 400 miles back to the person she loves.

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
A socially awkward, routine-oriented loner teams up with a bumbling IT guy from her office to assist an elderly accident victim, forging a friendship that saves all three from lives of isolation and secret unhappiness. A first novel.

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The End of Eddy by Edouard Louis. Trans by Michael Lucey.
The End of Eddy
A U.S. release of an acclaimed coming-of-age story from Europe traces how a young gay man in a violent French factory village navigates his orientation and intellectually precocious nature while enduring pressure to become a strong man in accordance with local beliefs.

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Evensong by Kate Southwood
Evensong
Margaret Maguire—a widow and grandmother, home from the hospital in time for Christmas in her small Iowa home town—is no longer able to ignore the consequences of having married an imperious and arrogant man. Reading-group guide available.

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Extraordinary Adventures by Daniel Wallace
Extraordinary Adventures
A single man with a dead-end job who lives in a seedy neighborhood with his spirited mother wins a couples-only vacation and is given only 79 days to find someone to take with him. By the best-selling author of Big Fish.

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Fake Plastic Love by Kimberley Tait
Fake Plastic Love
A debut novel inspired by The Great Gatsby follows the misadventures of a driven investment banker who would end a relationship between her free-spirited blogger best friend and an unscrupulous colleague only to have her perspectives changed by a dapper Wall Street businessman and hot-air balloon pilot.

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Forever On: A Novel of Silicon Valley by Rob Reid
Forever On
A group of young Silicon Valley engineers builds a new global social network…that becomes a sentient AI with the personality of a Buzzfeed-crazed teen girl.

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Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
Ginny Moon
Despite being placed in the ideal foster home, autistic 14-year-old girl Ginny Moon is intent on running back to her abusive, drug-addict birth mother, Gloria.

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The Heirs by Susan Rieger
The Heirs
A follow-up to The Divorce Papers finds the Falkeses clan confronting instability, broken loyalties and secrets in the wake of a patriarch's death.

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How to Be Human by Paula Cocozza
How to Be Human
A first novel by an award-winning Guardian feature writer traces the breakdown of a marriage in the wake of a suburban hostility, a woman's growing obsession with a cheeky wild fox and the mysterious appearance of a baby on the woman's doorstep.

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The Leavers by Lisa Ko
The Leavers
An award-winning debut novel follows the experiences of a Chinese youth who when his undocumented worker mother fails to return home is adopted by a family that attempts to make him over as an American teen while he struggles to reconcile his new life with memories of the family he left behind.

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Little Sister by Barbara Gowdy
Little Sister
Every time there is a thunderstorm, Rose Bowan loses consciousness and has vivid, realistic dreams about being in another woman's body, and, soon, she sets out to find out what this means and why it is happening. Reading guide available online.

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Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig
Miss Burma
A prominent family navigates the traumas of war and political oppression in mid-20th-century Burma while trying to build a meaningful life in the face of forbidden love, colonialism and the Japanese Occupation. By the best-selling author of The Good Men.

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Mother Land by Paul Theroux
Mother Land
An intricately detailed, darkly humorous portrait of a family both held together and torn apart by a narcissist matriarch describes how her husband and seven children navigate the woman's false outward appearances and her petty tyrannies as she ages well past the age of 100.

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No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal
No One Can Pronounce My Name
Struggling with cultural divisions in a Cleveland suburb mostly populated by Indian Americans, lonely forty-something Harit dresses up in a sari to comfort his grief-stricken mother before befriending a woman who writes paranormal romances to manage her fears about her husband's affair. By the author of Blue Boy.

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The Only Child by Andrew Pyper
The Only Child
The #1 internationally best-selling author of The Demonologist radically reimagines the origins of gothic literature’s founding masterpieces—Frankenstein, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Dracula—in a contemporary novel driven by relentless suspense and surprising emotion.

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The Reminders by Val Emmich
The Reminders
Moving away from the West Coast when someone records and uploads his bonfire of personal objects after a devastating loss, Gavin starts over in New Jersey and struggles to forget painful memories at the side of a friend's 10-year-old daughter, a girl with an eidetic memory. A first novel.

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Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
Rich People Problems
Rushing to the deathbed of his grandmother, Nicholas Young encounters a massive clan eager to claim a share of the family fortune, win the hearts of loved ones, destroy each other's reputations and outmaneuver professional rivals. By the best-selling author of Crazy Rich Asians.

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Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick
Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone
In the quiet village of Noon Sun, Benedict Stone lives out the stagnant life of an unhappily married jeweler, until the daughter of his estranged brother arrives from America and turns his whole life upside down. By the author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper.

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Round Midnight by Laura McBride
Round Midnight
Four multicultural women find their lives intersecting at a Las Vegas casino nightclub where they each experience a life-changing moment. By the author of We Are Called to Rise.

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Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan
Saints for All Occasions
Moving from Ireland to America upon coming of age, a shy and responsible older sister and a gregarious young sister who thrives in their new Boston home endure the long-term repercussions of a fateful decision when the younger sister becomes pregnant.

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Same Beach, Next Year by Dorothea Benton Frank
Same Beach, Next Year
Reconnecting on one of Charleston's most beautiful barrier islands, a pair of former sweethearts rediscover their feelings for one another while their jealous spouses pursue an unexpected attraction of their own over more than 20 years also marked by financial catastrophes, family tragedies and devastating heartbreaks. By a best-selling author.

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Secrets in Summer by Nancy Thayer
Secrets in Summer
Spending her days at the library and her nights stargazing and contemplating a new relationship, Darcy is unexpectedly drawn into the summertime dramas of three families including those of her recently married ex, a situation that compels Darcy to consider what she truly wants.

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Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny
Standard Deviation
A first novel by the author of Single, Carefree, Mellow follows the marriage between a man and his spontaneous but exhausting second wife, a relationship that is further shaped by their Asperger's patient child and an effort to be friends with the man's very different first wife.

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Sycamore by Bryn Chancellor
Sycamore
When human remains are linked to the unsolved disappearance of a teen 18 years earlier, the residents of the victim's hometown rekindle stories, rumors and recollections while examining the complicated history that led to the tragedy.

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There Your Heart Lies by Mary Gordon
There Your Heart Lies
Sharing her Rhode Island cottage with a granddaughter who has not yet discovered her life's purpose, ailing nonagenarian Marian reflects on how as a young woman she cut herself off from her wealthy, conservative Irish Catholic family to volunteer in the Spanish Civil War.

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Time's a Thief by B. G. Firmani
Time's a Thief
Enrolling in Barnard in gritty 1980s New York City, sassy blue-collar freshman Chess forges a toxic relationship with a drama-queen classmate before accepting work as an assistant to a literary intellectual and falling in love with her employer's son, a situation she reevaluates at the height of the 2008 economic collapse. A first novel.

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Trophy Son by Douglas Brunt
Trophy Son
A tennis prodigy struggles with stardom and family as he seeks to find balance and wholeness in a life dominated by his athletic talents. By the best-selling author of Ghosts of Manhattan.

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White Fur by Jardine Libaire
White Fur
A disadvantaged, racially ambiguous girl who lives paycheck to paycheck and the Ivy League son of famous and wealthy parents who would have him marry a socialite bride fall powerfully in love at the risk of everything they have ever known. By the author of Here Kitty Kitty.

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Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki
Woman No. 17
Hiring a live-in nanny to attend her family's needs while she attempts to finish writing her book, Lady begins questioning the young woman's agenda when the latter instantly connects with the family and begins acting in suspicious ways. By the best-selling author of California.

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Historical Fiction

Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession by Alison Weir
Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession
A follow-up to Katherine of Aragon finds Henry VIII risking his marriage and the political strategies of Cardinal Wolsey in his obsession to marry Anne Boleyn, who does not welcome the king's advances and loathes the cardinal for breaking her betrothal to Harry Percy. Six Tudor Queens No. 2

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The Baker's Secret by Stephen P. Kiernan
The Baker's Secret
A baker's apprentice in Normandy endures shame and anger as her kind mentor is targeted and arrested for his Jewish heritage, a violation that compels the young woman to engages in discreet resistance activities, baking contraband loaves of bread for the hungry using surplus ingredients taken from occupying forces.

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Becoming Bonnie by Jenni L. Walsh
Becoming Bonnie
A young woman determined to escape poverty secretly takes a night job in a 1927 speakeasy while maintaining her wholesome-girl identity by day, an endeavor that reveals her fiancé's licentious nature and introduces her to convicted felon Clyde Barrow, who entices her to become his partner in crime.

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The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable
The Book of Summer
Returning to the Nantucket compound where her ancestors built a once-grand family home, doctor Bess endeavors to pack up the crumbling estate against the wishes of her contentious mother only to discover an astonishing family secret. By the best-selling author of A Paris Apartment.

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The Frozen Hours: A Novel of the Korean War by Jeff Shaara
The Frozen Hours
A clash between a North Korean invading army in 1950 South Korea and a U.S. defense force is challenged by overwhelmingly brutal weather conditions in a high-action account of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir that is told from the viewpoints of soldiers and leaders on both sides of the conflict.

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House of Names by Colm Toibin
House of Names
A retelling of the story of Clytemnestra and her children in the legendary Greek city of Mycenae, describes how at the side of her lover she plots to murder her long-absent husband for his betrayals and infidelities. By the award-winning author of The Master.

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Lilli De Jong by Janet Benton
Lilli De Jong
Banished from her Quaker home and teaching job after being abandoned by her lover, a pregnant woman gives birth at an institution for unwed mothers in 1883 Philadelphia and refuses to give the child up, braving moral condemnation and poverty in her resolve to support her baby.

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Mr. Rochester by Sarah Shoemaker
Mr. Rochester
A literary retelling of Charlotte Bronte's beloved classic, Jane Eyre, is presented from the perspective of the dashing and mysterious Mr. Rochester.

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Once, in Lourdes by Sharon Solwitz
Once, in Lourdes
A poignant novel of teen friendship set during a two-week span in the turbulent summer of 1968 follows a suicide pact made by four high-school friends who plan to live for each other for the rest of the season before leaping off a high bluff, an agreement that is shaped by personal complications and doubts. By the award-winning author of Bloody Mary.

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Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
Salt Houses
Foreseeing blessings and troubles in the lives of her daughter and grandchildren, Salma endures hardships stemming from the Six-Day War of 1967 in Palestine before rebuilding in Kuwait, before the family is scattered by Saddam Hussein's regime. A first novel.

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The Scribe of Siena by Melodie Winawer
The Scribe of Siena
Taking an unexpected trip to a Tuscan city to settle her brother's estate, a grieving neurosurgeon discovers the journals and paintings of a 14th-century artist before finding herself transported through time to the artist's world just prior to the outbreak of a devastating plague. A first novel.

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Mystery & Detective

Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse by Nancy Atherton
Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse
Staying happily at home with Bess while her husband and sons go camping during spring break, Lori joins a local widow's quilting bee and learns a startling secret about the woman's first husband's death. By the best-selling author of Aunt Dimity's Death. Aunt Dimity No. 22

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The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths
The Chalk Pit
Summoned to investigate a set of human remains discovered in one of Norwich's chalk-mining tunnels, Ruth teams up with DCI Nelson to search for a missing homeless person whose demise may be tied to Ruth's case and a string of murders. By the award-winning author of the Magic Men mysteries. Ruth Galloway No. 9

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Crime Song by David Swinson
Crime Song
Working as a private investigator for a defense attorney, a retired D. C. police detective with a secret drug addiction and dwindling cocaine supplies scams a college student in an upscale nightclub in the hopes of stealing a fix before discovering that his home has been burglarized and that the student he targeted has been murdered. Frank Marr No. 2

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The Graves by Pamela Wechsler
The Graves
When a serial killer begins targeting young college students, Boston homicide unit chief Abby Endicott risks her life and career to find a missing girl and investigate the son of a prominent senator. By the author of Mission Hill. Abby Endicott No. 2

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Heat Storm by Richard Castle
Heat Storm
Nikki Heat and Derrick Storm team up for the first time to save Nikki's mother, Cynthia, who has been in hiding and presumed dead for 17 years, a cold case that is challenged by a nefarious group of Chinese businessmen. Nikki Heat No. 9

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A Hiss Before Dying by Rita Mae Brown
A Hiss Before Dying
The popular characters from Tail Gait and Tall Tail return in a contemporary mystery that explores the dangers of a wild animal poaching ring with historical ties to America's post-revolutionary past. By the award-winning author of the "Sister" Jane Arnold Outfoxed series. Mrs. Murphy No. 25

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I'll Eat When I'm Dead by Barbara Bourland
I'll Eat When I'm Dead
The suspicious death of a thin-obsessed fashion editor leads detective Mark Hutton into the victim's glamorous life, where party girls, narcissists and socialites surround two women whose amateur detective work and misguided views about perfection complicate his efforts to uncover the truth. A first novel.

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Less Than a Treason by Dana Stabenow
Less Than a Treason
Native Aleut private investigator Kate Shugak finds her and her trusty half-wolf, half-husky dog Mutt in trouble in the Alaskan wilds when they both wind up shot. Kate Shugak No. 21

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Love & Death in Burgundy by Susan C. Shea
Love & Death in Burgundy
Endeavoring to gain acceptance into a small but proud Burgundy village, American expat Katherine Goff is drawn into the community's secrets and begins to wonder who she can trust in the wake of an elderly neighbor's suspicious death.

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Murder in the Bowery by Victoria Thompson
Murder in the Bowery
A latest entry in the series by the best-selling author of Murder in Morningside Height investigates the murder of a newsboy against the backdrop of the victim's brother's account of a young society woman whose penchant for risky behaviors implicates several suspects in and out of her family. Gaslight Mysteries No. 19

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Party Girls Die in Pearls by Plum Sykes
Party Girls Die in Pearls
The best-selling author of Bergdorf Blondes presents a first installment in a comic mystery series set in the fashionable world of Oxford University of the 1980s and follows the experiences of a studious country girl who in her first term is catapulted into the mystery of a glamorous classmate's murder. Oxford Girl Mysteries No. 1

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Proving Ground by Peter Blauner
Proving Ground
A traumatized Iraqi war veteran who is unable to get anyone to care that his controversial criminal defense attorney father has been murdered finds unexpected help from a disgraced New York police detective who would prove herself in the aftermath of a career setback. By the Edgar Award-winning author of The Intruder. Lourdes Robles No. 1

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A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee
A Rising Man
In the days of the Raj, a newly arrived Scotland Yard detective is confronted with the murder of a British official—in his mouth a note warning the British to leave India, or else. Sam Wyndham No. 1

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Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies by Ace Atkins
Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies
Boston private eye Spenser and his sidekick, Hawk, follow a con man's schemes on cable news shows and within police precincts in the wake of an elaborate double cross that has victimized a smitten woman as well as a cache of investors, cops and paramilitary contractors. Spenser No. 20

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Sidney Chambers and the Persistence of Love by James Runcie
Sidney Chambers and the Persistence of Love
Discovering the body of a man in the Cambridgeshire woods, priest and detective Sidney Chambers immerses himself in the 1970s counterculture of psychedelic plants; while his longtime friend, Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, investigates the disappearance of a historic religious text. Grantchester No. 6

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Silent Rain by Karin Salvalaggio
Silent Rain
Devastated when a writer she considered a friend writes a tell-all about her traumatizing past, Grace teams up with Montana state detective Macy Greeley to clear her name when the writer dies in a suspicious house fire. By the author of Bone Dust White. Macy Greeley No. 4

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Sticks and Bones by Carolyn Haines
Sticks and Bones
Clashing with an arrogant local writer whose best-selling memoir is being turned into a documentary, private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney is hired by the film crew to discern the truth about the writer's story only to find herself targeted by someone who would kill to protect a long-held secret. Sarah Booth Delaney No. 17

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The Thirst by Jo Nesbø. Trans by Neil Smith.
The Thirst
Harry Hole is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force by a serial murderer who has been targeting Tinder daters using methods reminiscent of a nemesis from Harry's past. By the award-winning author of The Snowman. Harry Hole No. 11

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Walking on My Grave by Carolyn Hart
Walking on My Grave
When a wealthy shop owner who has written several cash-strapped locals into her will suffers a suspicious accident, Annie and her husband, Max, race to identify a calculating killer from among several suspects. By the Agatha Award-winning author of Letter from Home. Death on Demand No. 26

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Your Killin' Heart by Peggy O’Neal Peden
Your Killin' Heart
An award-winning debut novel introduces plucky sleuth Campbell Hale, who is entangled in a local mystery when she discovers the murdered widow of an enigmatic country icon. Nashville Mysteries No. 1

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Romance

Against All Odds by Danielle Steel
Against All Odds
A Soho widow struggles with her grown children's plans to gamble their futures in their determination to pursue their hearts, from her attorney daughter's illicit romance with a client to her struggling writer's son's decision to have children before he can afford to support them.

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Don't Worry, Life Is Easy by Agnès Martin-Lugand
Don't Worry, Life Is Easy
A sequel to the internationally best-selling Happy People Read and Drink Coffee follows the rebuild efforts of Diane in the aftermath of her stormy relationship with brooding Irish photographer Edward, a pursuit marked by a relocation to Paris, a potential new love and her ex's unexpected arrival.

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The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick
The Girl Who Knew Too Much
Discovering the body of a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool at an exclusive California hotel, rookie reporter Irene Glasson investigates the victim's secret about an up-and-coming man and becomes drawn to a once-famous master magician whose career was mysteriously cut short.

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Just a Little Christmas by Janet Dailey
Just a Little Christmas
After returning, divorced and pregnant, to her rural hometown after living in the city, Ellie Marsden starts to become reacquainted with her high school sweetheart, cattle rancher and single father Jubal McFarland.

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The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
The Light We Lost
A New York career woman faces a life-altering choice a year after agreeing with a fellow Columbia graduate that they will pursue meaningful lives through each other before he is assigned to do photojournalism in the Middle East, launching a 13-year journey of dreams, betrayals and love. A first novel.

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Once a Rebel by Mary Jo Putney
Once a Rebel
As Washington burns, Callista Brooke is trapped in the battle between her native England and her adopted homeland, and—when she is on the verge of losing everything, including her life—a handsome Englishman cuts through the violent crowd to claim that she is his. Rogues Redeemed No. 2

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You Were Here by Gian Sardar
You Were Here
Struggling to settle down with her commitment-shy boyfriend, Abby endures a recurring nightmare from her past and returns to her Minnesota hometown to investigate her grandmother's role in a doomed love triangle from 70 years earlier. A first novel by the author of the memoir, Psychic Junkie.

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Story Collections

Bad Dreams and Other Stories by Tessa Hadley
Bad Dreams and Other Stories
A collection of stories by the award-winning author of The Past explores a theme of the exceptional nature of seemingly mundane things, depicting such characters as sisters who quarrel over an inheritance and new baby, a child who explores her home in the middle of the night and a housekeeper who uncovers an elderly charge's secrets.

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The Dinner Party: Stories by Joshua Ferris
The Dinner Party
An anthology of short stories by the prizewinning author of To Rise Again at a Decent Hour includes pieces previous published in The New Yorker and Best American Short Stories and follows the efforts of protagonists searching for answers in the wake of surprise, violent or otherwise life-changing moments.

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Men Without Women: Stories by Haruki Murakami. Trans by Philip Gabriel & Ted Goossen.
Men Without Women
A major new collection of stories by the internationally acclaimed author of Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage features male protagonists who find themselves alone in a smoky bar, in a baseball game, in the face of Beatles music, in the presence of women and in the wake of a vanishing cat.

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The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories by Penelope Lively
The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories
A collection of short fiction by the Booker Prize winner and best-selling author of How It All Began explores themes of history, family and diverse relationships, presenting in the title story the experiences of a Mediterranean purple swamp hen living in Quintus Pompeius' villa who narrowly escapes Vesuvius.

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Trajectory: Stories by Richard Russo
Trajectory
A new collection of short fiction by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool includes the stories of a professor who confronts a plagiarist during a Thanksgiving holiday, a realtor who faces an ominous medical prognosis that places him in his father's shadow and a lapsed novelist who struggles with a spouse's illness while rekindling his career.

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Suspense

16th Seduction by James Patterson
16th Seduction
Reeling from her husband's betrayal at the same time an unnatural wave of heart attacks claim seemingly unrelated victims throughout San Francisco, Detective Lindsay Boxer is challenged to assist the prosecution of a bomber in the face of a hostile defense team. By the award-winning author of 15th Affair. Women's Murder Club No. 16

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Black Mad Wheel by Josh Malerman
Black Mad Wheel
A Detroit band desperate to reclaim fame is recruited by the government to track down the source of a mysterious sound in the African desert, which they link to an ominous conspiracy and an enigmatic accident victim's remarkable recovery.

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The Boy on the Bridge by M. R. Carey
The Boy on the Bridge
A standalone novel set in the same world as the best-selling The Girl with All the Gifts finds a clever boy declared the savior of his land and dispatched outside the gates to the region of monsters.

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Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton
Dragon Teeth
A recently discovered novel by the ER creator and best-selling author of Jurassic Park is set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting and follows the exploits of two ambitious paleontologists who sabotage each others' careers in a rivalry that came to be known as the Bone Wars.

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Dying Breath by Heather Graham
Dying Breath
Seeing a ghost for the first time while escaping a violent attack in her teens, historian Vickie is recruited to aid the authorities in tracking down a brutal serial killer with the assistance of a murder victim's ghost. By the award-winning author of the Cafferty & Quinn trilogy. Krewe of Hunters No. 1

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Exit Strategy by Steve Hamilton
Exit Strategy
A follow-up to The Second Life of Nick Mason finds the remarkable hero assigned by his kingpin master to complete the near-impossible task of infiltrating WITSEC to locate and assassinate three men who put his boss behind bars. Nick Mason No. 2

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The Fallen by Eric Lustbader
The Fallen
When the Testament of Lucifer is discovered in a Lebanese mountain cave, Gnostic Observatine sect leader Bravo Shaw, his sister Emma and Fra Leoni become the world's defenders against the devil's advance guard and an End of Days plot to enslave the human race. Testament No. 2

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The Four Legendary Kingdoms by Matthew Reilly
The Four Legendary Kingdoms
Awakening in a kidnapper's underground cell, Jack West, Jr. discovers that he has been chosen along with a dozen other elite soldiers to compete in a series of deadly challenges to fulfill an ancient ritual to save the Earth. By the best-selling author of The Tournament. Jack West Jr. No. 4

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Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child
Full Wolf Moon
Traveling to an isolated writers' retreat deep in the Adirondacks, Jeremy Logan, an investigator who specializes in unexplained phenomena, discovers a dead hiker whose wounds suggest an unnatural attack before encountering numerous suspects and a woman scientist struggling with the death of her father.

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G-Man by Stephen Hunter
G-Man
A conclusion to the best-selling Swagger family saga finds the grandson of talented gunfighter Charles Swagger discovering a cache of his mysterious grandfather's FBI memorabilia and resolving to discover his progenitor's fate before realizing that he is being stalked. Bob Lee Swagger No. 10

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I Am Death by Chris Carter
I Am Death
A follow-up to An Evil Mind finds LAPD's Ultra Violent Crimes Unit lead detective, Robert Hunter, racing to stop a serial killer whose past secrets rival Hunter's own. Robert Hunter No. 7

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Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
Into the Water
When a single mom and a teen girl are found murdered at the bottom of a river in a small town weeks apart, an ensuing investigation dredges up a complicated local history involving human instincts and the damage they can inflict. By the best-selling author of The Girl on the Train.

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It's Always the Husband by Michele Martinez Campbell
It's Always the Husband
A debut suspense novel by a former New York City federal prosecutor depicts an increasingly troubled friendship among three former college roommates who reflect on their shared experiences and growing animosity when one of them is found dead.

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The Language of Solitude by Jan-Philipp Sendker
The Language of Solitude
Starting over in Hong Kong after a devastating family tragedy, journalist Paul Leibovitz investigates a mysterious illness in a remote village outside Shanghai, where he discovers that a powerful chemical conglomerate is polluting a local lake. By the best-selling author of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. Rising Dragon No. 2

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Marathon by Brian Freeman
Marathon
When a bombing at the Duluth Marathon kills and injures numerous victims, detective Jonathan Stride teams up with Serena Dial, Maggie Bei and their FBI contacts to track down a suspicious man with a backpack in the wake of media misinformation. By the award-winning author of Immoral. Jonathan Stride No. 8

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New Boy by Tracy Chevalier
New Boy
The best-selling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring presents an imaginative retelling of Shakespeare's Othello that places events in 1970s America and follows the experiences of two diverse children who navigate themes of love, betrayal, racism and revenge on the playground of their all-white school. Hogarth Shakespeare series

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Nighthawk by Clive Cussler & Graham Brown
Nighthawk
When the most advanced aircraft ever designed vanishes over the South Pacific, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are drawn into a deadly race to recover the fallen technology, which carries a secret payload of exotic matter capable of triggering an Armageddon-level catastrophe. NUMA Files No. 14

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No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories by Lee Child
No Middle Name
A high-action anthology of Jack Reacher stories includes a previously unseen novella and 11 other stories collected for the first time in print, in a volume that complements each story with an original author introduction.

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Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf
Not a Sound
When she discovers the body of a fellow nurse in the dense bush by the river, deep in the woods near her cabin, Amelia Winn, who lost her hearing in an accident two years earlier, is plunged into a disturbing mystery that could shatter the carefully reconstructed pieces of her life all over again.

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Price of Duty by Dale Brown
Price of Duty
When Russia constructs its most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb and launches carefully plotted attacks on unsuspecting U.S. and European targets, Brad McLanahan and his Scion team arm themselves with the world's most advanced technological weaponry to prevent a full-scale cyber war. Patrick McLanahan No. 21

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Shadow Man by Alan Drew
Shadow Man
When a serial killer begins breaking into random homes in California's quiet Rancho Santa Elena, detective Ben Wade and forensic specialist Natasha Betencourt confront a long-buried secret and the tragedy of a teen's suicide in order to get ahead of the killer. By the author of Gardens of Water.

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Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
Since We Fell
Retreating from the world in the aftermath of a traumatizing reporting assignment, Rachel finds happiness with a raffish businessman before witnessing activities surrounding a conspiracy that tests the limits of her fragile psyche. By the best-selling author of Mystic River.

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Some Rise by Sin by Philip Caputo
Some Rise
The Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Longest Road presents the tale of an American missionary priest who arrives in a Mexican village under the thumb of a brutal drug cartel, where he bonds with locals beside a physical fellow expatriate before an overstep forces him to reevaluate his priorities.

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Target Omega by Peter Kirsanow
Target Omega
A debut thriller by a respected conservative law instructor and op-ed columnist traces the experiences of an extraordinary operator who in the wake of his elite team's assassination becomes targeted by two governments while he races against time to prevent a catastrophic attack. Mike Garin No. 1

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Testimony by Scott Turow
Testimony
Assigned to investigate the unsolved disappearance of an entire Gypsy refugee camp during the Bosnian War, a disillusioned American prosecutor navigates a host of suspects while uncovering disturbing alliances and betrayals. By the best-selling author of Presumed Innocent. Kindle County Legal Thrillers No. 10

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The White Road by Sarah Lotz
The White Road
Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, an ex-adrenaline junkie and slacker undertakes two life-risking ventures, one in the notorious Cwm Pot caves and another scaling Everest, that force him to test the limits of his morality and wits in order to survive.

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You Will Pay by Lisa Jackson
You Will Pay
Investigating remains found at a summer camp where a prank gone wrong led to the disappearances of two teens decades earlier, senior detective Lucas Dalton struggles with his father's ties to the case while meeting with five former counselors, including an erstwhile crush, to piece together what happened.

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