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New Fiction April 2021

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Fantasy & Science Fiction

Breath by Breath by Morgan Llywelyn

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An explosive conclusion to the near-future, science fiction thriller trilogy Step by Step from a best-selling author. Step by Step No. 3

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Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins

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A fiction debut by the author of Wandering in Strange Lands finds a would-be mother rendered the unexpected caregiver of a niece's unplanned baby, who a matriarch predicts will restore their family's prosperity.

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Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells

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Assisting Preservation Station security when he discovers a murdered body on the premises, Murderbot reluctantly speaks to humans to help identify the victim and determine what happened. By the Nebula Award-winning author of the Raksura series. Murderbot Diaries No. 6

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Greater Good by Timothy Zahn

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Thrawn and his allies race to save the Chiss Ascendancy from an unseen enemy, in the second book of the epic Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy from a best-selling author. Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendency No. 2

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The Helm of Midnight by Marina Lostetter

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When a death mask imbued with the spirit of a historical serial killer is brazenly stolen by thieves, an outbreak of terrifying murders reveals the mind of a calculating perpetrator who is searching for answers. Five Penalties No. 1

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Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff VanderMeer

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Sent taxidermied specimens of two endangered species, a software manager becomes the target of the ecoterrorists and wildlife traffickers behind a catastrophic global conspiracy. By the award-winning author of the Southern Reach trilogy.

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The Ladies of the Secret Circus by Constance Sayers

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From the author of A Witch in Time comes a magical story spanning from Jazz Age Paris to modern-day America of family secrets, sacrifice and lost love set against the backdrop of a mysterious circus.

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Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola

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A debut anthology reimagines cultural folk and love stories from West Africa, Greek mythology and Middle East legend, from the tale of an unappreciated Nigerian goddess to the story of a powerful Ghanaian spokeswoman's fateful decision.

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Malice by Heather Walter

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A princess isn’t supposed to fall for an evil sorceress, but in this darkly magical retelling of “Sleeping Beauty,” true love is more than a simple fairy tale.

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Orfeia by Joanne M. Harris

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Embarking on a quest in alternate-world dimensions to save her lost daughter, a heartbroken mother is challenged to give up something precious in exchange, from a song or memory to her own personal freedom. By the award-winning author of Chocolat.

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Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi

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Honeymooning aboard a historic former tea-smuggling train, newlyweds Otto and Xavier enjoy the locomotive's fantastical accommodations before encountering a secretive fellow passenger, who imparts a surprising message. By the award-winning author of Gingerbread.

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Popisho by Leone Ross

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Living in a world where everyone is born with a small but destiny-shaping magical ability, Xavier is anointed to prepare a perfect wedding meal for a governor's daughter, before an unknown vandal raises difficult questions.

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General Fiction

Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan

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A debut author presents a novel about love addiction and what it does to us.

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All the Children Are Home by Patry Francis

Two long-term foster parents in a mid-20th-century Massachusetts community reluctantly take in an abused young girl who strengthens their family's bonds in unexpected ways. By the author of The Orphans of Race Point.

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Antiquities by Cynthia Ozick

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An elderly trustee of the now defunct Temple Academy for Boys, Lloyd Wilkinson Petrie, as he prepares to write a memoir of his days at the school, navigates between the subtle anti-Semitism that pervaded the school’s ethos and his fascination with his own family’s heritage.

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Anywhere for You by Abbie Greaves

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A junior reporter launches a quiet investigation into the unsolved disappearance of a man and the story of the woman who expresses her enduring devotion to his memory by helping others and awaiting his return.

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Aquarium by Yaara Shehori. Trans by Todd Hasak-Lowy.

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A debut novel follows two sisters, both deaf and raised in seclusion by deaf parents, and the shattering consequences that unfold when that isolation comes to an end.

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Astrid Sees All by Natalie Standiford

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Longing for glamour and adventure after the death of her father, Phoebe dives into the party underworld of 1984's East Village, where she struggles against painful secrets and her own self-destructive impulses.

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The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak

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Struggling to move on after the unsolved disappearance of her husband, Autumn takes her children to her beachside hometown for the summer before her circumstances are further impacted by a former love and unexpected revelations.

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The Cottage on Lighthouse Lane by Davis Bunn

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From an internationally best-selling author comes a novel set in Miramar Bay, an idyllic seaside town where a Hollywood star with a wounded heart and an insightful woman escaping a tragic past in Ukraine can find hope and redemption. Miramar Bay No. 5

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A Distant Shore by Karen Kingsbury

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Reconnecting with a woman whose life he saved when they were both children, FBI secret agent Jack Ryder finds himself falling unexpectedly in love during a dangerous mission involving the woman's arranged marriage.

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The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon

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Investigating an estranged sibling's suspicious drowning at their grandmother's estate, a social worker connects the tragedy to the unsolved case of a housewife who in 1929 allegedly succumbed to the consequences of a wish-granting spring.

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Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny

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A new novel explores love, disaster and unconventional family.

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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton

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Accepting a contract from a fledgling record company, a talented music artist in early 1970s New York endures racist responses to her activism, before a reunion interview decades later reveals explosive secrets.

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The Five Wounds by Kirstin Valdez Quade

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A first novel by the award-winning author of Night at the Fiestas finds a man accepting the role of Jesus in his New Mexico community's Good Friday procession, before his personal goals of redemption are challenged by a daughter's pregnancy.

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The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson

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A 12-year-old aspiring comedian pushes the limits of his lesser talents to travel across the country and honor a dead best friend's dream of performing in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A first novel.

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Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian

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A satirical coming-of-age story follows the experiences of an Indian-American teen in the Bush-era Atlanta suburbs, who joins his crush's plot to use an ancient alchemical potion to meet high parental expectations, triggering devastating consequences. A first novel.

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Good Company by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

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A novel about the enduring bonds of marriage and friendship from the author of the New York Times best-seller The Nest.

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Hot Stew by Fiona Mozley

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A follow-up to the Booker finalist, Elmet, finds a young millionaire's efforts to convert a Soho property into a luxury condominium challenged by two prostitute tenants and their customers from the brothel inside the building.

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The Last Exiles by Ann Shin

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Falling in love against a backdrop of political turbulence in North Korea, two Pyongyang university students are separated when one makes a desperate choice to save his starving family. A first novel.

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Little Pieces of Me by Alison Hammer

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Investigating DNA revelations that say her father is a man she never met, Paige learns about her mother's past as a straitlaced university student who had a one-night stand with the campus golden boy.

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Lorna Mott Comes Home by Diane Johnson

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In her 60s, Lorna Mott Dumas decides to leave her 20-year marriage to her French second husband and return to her native San Francisco to pick up a life she left behind, which goes hilariously awry.

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Love in Case of Emergency by Daniela Krien

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Five very different women navigate respective hopes, ambitions, challenges and disappointments before finding themselves hurtling toward an unanticipated new way of living. By the award-winning author of Someday We'll Tell Each Other Everything.

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Margreete's Harbor by Eleanor Morse

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Opening her coastal Maine home to relatives when she realizes she can no longer remain independent, a thrice-widowed woman reflects on her past while watching another generation navigate early adulthood and the encroaching Vietnam War.

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Molly Falls to Earth by Maria Mutch

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The Governor General’s Literary Awards finalist offers a debut novel that is an inventive exploration of time, absence and desire.

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The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin

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Three strangers navigating grief and devastating setbacks cross paths in a rural Oregon town, where they find unexpected friendship, healing and new chances on local honeybee farm. A first novel by the author of How to Be a Sister.

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The Night Always Comes by Willy Vlautin

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Working multiple jobs to buy a home that will give her family much-needed stability, Lynette is sidelined by a betrayal that forces her to consider dangerous options among the hustlers and wealthy elite controlling her booming city.

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The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano by Donna Freitas

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A woman who never wanted to be a mother reconnects with her estranged husband in the wake of unexpected news and is challenged to reevaluate herself in an unanticipated role. A first adult novel by the author of Consent.

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Other People's Children by R. J. Hoffmann

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A pregnant teen who would go to college, a determined grandmother and a desperate would-be adoptive parent are pitted against one another in their respective efforts to protect their families. A first novel.

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Painting Time by Maylis de Kerangal. Trans by Jessica Moore.

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Focusing on craftmanship during her training at the famous Institut de Peinture in Brussels, Paula embarks on an international career before she is assigned the monumental task of creating a reproduction of a famous paleolithic art cave.

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Paradise, Nevada by Dario Diofebi

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A luxury casino bombing on the Vegas strip is connected to political power grabs that embroil a high-stakes poker player, a cocktail waitress, an Italian tourist and a Mormon journalist in a fight for the city's survival.

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Public Enemy #1 by Kiki Swinson

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A national best-selling author amps up the action and suspense with unpredictable characters, breakneck twists, and a gut-punch portrait of Southern surviving—and dying.

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The Republic of False Truths by Ala Aswani. Trans by S. R. Fellowes.

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From one of the foremost writers in the Arab world comes a new novel banned across much of the region—a work of fiction about the Egyptian revolution, taking readers inside the battle raging between those in power and those prepared to lay down their lives in the defense of freedom.

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Something Unbelievable by Maria Kuznetsova

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An overwhelmed new mom asks to hear her grandmother’s story of her family’s desperate escape from the Nazis, discovering unexpected parallels to her own life in America.

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Turn a Blind Eye by Jeffrey Archer

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Going undercover to expose corruption in the Metropolitan Police Force, Detective Inspector William Warwick is compromised by a high-profile trial and a teammate's romantic relationship with his suspect. By the best-selling author of Kane & Abel. Detective William Warwick No. 3

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What Comes After by Joanne Tompkins

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The grieving single parents of two recently deceased teenage boys forge an unexpected bond over the appearance of a mysterious pregnant girl who offers insight into the tragedy. A first novel.

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Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri

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An English translation of a first Italian-language novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Lowland follows the routines of a misfit city dweller who experiences a year of remarkable transformation in the aftermath of a parent's death.

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You Made Me Love You: Selected Stories, 1981-2018 by John Edgar Wideman

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A powerful selection of the best of John Edgar Wideman’s short stories over his 50-year career, representing the wide range of his intellectual and artistic pursuits.

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Historical Fiction

The Bohemians by Jasmin Darznik

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A novel of one of America’s most celebrated photographers, Dorothea Lange, explores the wild years in San Francisco that awakened her career-defining grit, compassion, and daring.

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The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

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In a debut novel based on actual events, as a team of male scholars compiles the first Oxford English Dictionary, one of their daughters decides to collect the “objectionable” words they omit.

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The Elephant of Belfast: A Novel by S. Kirk Walsh

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In a story inspired by true events, a young woman zookeeper is compelled to protect an elephant during the German blitz of Belfast during World War II.

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The Last Bookshop in London by Madeline Martin

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Taking a job in a London bookshop just as the Blitz begins, Grace finds comfort in the power of words, storytelling and community as the bookshop becomes one of the only remaining properties to survive the bombings.

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The Last Night in London by Karen White

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A journalist in 2019 London interviews a World War II-era model to learn the story of the woman's best friendship with a Royal Air Force pilot's wife, who was catapulted by the Blitz into a web of intrigue and secrets.

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Leonora in the Morning Light by Michaela Carter

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A novel inspired by the life of Leonora Carrington follows the experiences of a rising artist who accompanies her lover to 1937 London before the masters of the Surrealist movement are denounced by occupying forces.

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The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz

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A German World War I veteran endures escalating persecution for his Jewish heritage in 1938 Berlin before embarking on a series of train journeys to uncover vital information and then escape the country.

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Strongheart: The Lost Journals of May Dodd and Molly McGill by Jim Fergus

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A trilogy conclusion is set in the aftermath of the battle of Little Big Horn and finds the integrated women survivors of a decimated Cheyenne tribe taking up arms against the United States on behalf of Native American territory rights. One Thousand White Women No. 3

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The Venice Sketchbook by Rhys Bowen

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Inheriting her beloved great-aunt's sketchbook, a recently divorced woman uncovers mysteries about her great-aunt's star-crossed romance with a nobleman in World War II Venice. By the award-winning author of In Farleigh Field.

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The Widow Queen by Elzbieta Cherezinska

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Presented as a choice marriage candidate to princes in three different realms, a Polish duke's daughter is forced to reconcile her dreams with the harsh realities of leadership in a foreign land. Bold No. 1

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Mystery & Detective

Animal Instinct by David Rosenfelt

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Investigating the murder of a woman he failed to protect years earlier, K Team private investigator Corey Douglas resolves to bring an abusive boyfriend to justice. By the best-selling author of the Andy Carpenter mysteries. K Team No. 2

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Dance with Death by Will Thomas

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When an attempt on the life of a future Nicholas II occurs at a British royal wedding, private enquiry agents Barker and Llewelyn consult with an assassin from Llewelyn's past before uncovering a killer's dangerous political agenda. Barker & Llewelyn No. 12

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Deadly Editions by Paige Shelton

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Mysteriously invited to participate in an eccentric socialite's exclusive treasure hunt, bookseller Delaney Nichols investigates her hostess's dangerous past when a man connected to the competition is found murdered. Scottish Bookshop Mysteries No. 6

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Death of a Showman by Mariah Fredericks

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Forced to spend time with an ex whose new Broadway production is being financed by her employer, lady's maid Jane Prescott teams up with tabloid reporter Michael Behan to uncover the truth about a producer's suspicious demise. Jane Prescott No. 4

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Death with a Double Edge by Anne Perry

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Joining forces with Toby Kitteridge to investigate the murder of a senior barrister, Daniel Pitt follows leads through London's teeming underworld, before hostile adversaries begin targeting his loved ones. By the best-selling author of the William Monk series. Daniel Pitt No. 4

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The Granite Coast Murders by Jean-Luc Bannalec

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Vacationing at a Brittany beach resort with Claire, Inspector Dupin quietly assists a case involving a missing tourist, an attack on a deputy and a mysterious corpse. By the award-winning author of Death in Brittany. Brittany Mysteries No. 6

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Her Last Holiday by C. L. Taylor

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When her sister's suspected killer is freed after serving a sentence for two other deaths, Fran investigates the illicit activities of a Mediterranean wellness retreat, where she is targeted by an unknown adversary.

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Miss Julia Happily Ever After by Ann B. Ross

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A highly anticipated final installment in the best-selling series finds an outbreak of wedding fever in Abbotsville upended by a mysterious vandal who challenges a lively Miss Julia to save the day, and her friends' nuptials. Miss Julia No. 22

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Murder on Wall Street by Victoria Thompson

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Midwife Sarah Brandt Malloy and her detective husband, Frank, scour the upper echelons of society as well as Gilded Age New York City's highest-risk areas to prove a family man's innocence of a dangerous rival's murder. Gaslight Mysteries No. 24

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Stargazer by Anne Hillerman

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Officer Bernie risks her relationship with Chee to investigate the disappearance of a former college roommate, whose confession for murder does not add up. By the best-selling author of The Tale Teller. Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito No. 24

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Under the Wave at Waimea by Paul Theroux

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A once-famous surfer confronts aging, privilege and mortality when he accidentally kills a man and makes an astonishing discovery about his personal link to the victim. By the author of The Mosquito Coast.

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The Unkindness of Ravens by M. E. Hilliard

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Librarian Greer Hogan matches wits with a deviously clever killer in a chilling series debut.

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What the Devil Knows by C. S. Harris

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Investigating the suspicious murder of a lead investigator, Sebastian St. Cyr uncovers clues that suggest that the wrong man was arrested for a serial murder case three years earlier. By the award-winning author of Who Speaks for the Damned. Sebastian St. Cyr No. 16

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Romance

Country Proud by Linda Lael Miller

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The second book in the Painted Pony Creek series follows three best buddies whose strength, honor and independence exemplify the Montana land they love. Painted Pony Creek No. 2

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Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto

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Accidentally causing the death of a blind date, Meddy is persuaded by her meddlesome Chinese-Indonesian mother and aunts to dispose of the body, which upends a billionaire's wedding and Meddy's reunion with a former flame.

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Finding Ashley by Danielle Steel

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When the home that has given her new purpose is threatened by a wildfire, a grieving mother reconnects with her estranged sister, a nun, to track down the child she gave up for adoption years earlier.

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Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian

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A resourceful Puritan woman in 1662 Boston plots to escape a violent marriage only to find herself targeted by her disapproving and superstitious neighbors for failing to save a child's life. By the best-selling author of The Red Lotus.

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Lover Unveiled by J. R. Ward

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A latest entry in the best-selling Black Dagger Brotherhood series continues the story of Sahvage, a powerful MMA fighter whose buried secret threatens to irrevocably change the world of Caldwell. Black Dagger Brotherhood No. 19

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Life's Too Short by Abby Jimenez

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Gaining an unexpected online following after quitting her job to travel the world, a woman anticipating a short life becomes the guardian of her infant niece before her resolve to avoid relationships is tested by a baby-savvy lawyer. Friend Zone No. 3

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The Son of Mr. Suleman by Eric Jerome Dickey

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Targeted and blackmailed by racist colleagues, a Black professor at a Memphis university is called away from a whirlwind romance by the death of his father and a family that has never acknowledged him.

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Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne

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A spoiled, tattooed rich man reluctantly agrees to become an assistant to two casually exploitative nonagenarians before unexpectedly catching the eye of the property's serious-minded manager. By the best-selling author of The Hating Game.

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Story Collections

Are You Enjoying?: Stories by Mira Sethi

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An exhilarating debut by a young writer from Pakistan: provocative and funny original stories that upend traditional notions of identity and family, and peer into the vulnerable workings of the human heart.

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First Person Singular: Stories by Haruki Murakami. Trans by Philip Gabriel.

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Told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator, a new collection by the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award-winning writer explores the boundaries of the mind through subjects ranging from youth and music to baseball and solitude.

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The Souvenir Museum by Elizabeth McCracken

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The award-winning author of The Giant's House presents a story collection that includes entries about a fear-testing Texas water park venture, a widower's puffin search and a villain actress's New Year celebration.

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Suspense

Bone Rattle by Marc Cameron

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Pulled from their duties to keep track of sequestered jurors in a high-profile trial involving a massive drug conspiracy, Arliss Cutter and deputy Lola Teariki realize that they are dealing with something much bigger, and darker, than a simple drug trial when the prosecuting attorney is murdered. Arliss Cutter No. 3

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Breakout by Paul Herron

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An imprisoned ex cop and a rookie correctional officer team up to survive and exact vengeance when their Miami jail is abandoned in the wake of two colliding Category 5 hurricanes.

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Curse of Salem by Kay Hooper

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Teaming up with less-than-reassuring partner Destiny Kincaid for his first assignment, former Chicago street cop-turned-FBI Special Crimes Unit rookie finds the limits of his paranormal abilities tested by unexpected occult dangers. Bishop/Special Crimes Unit No. 20

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Deep Strike by Rick Campbell

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It's a race against time when the U.S. Atlantic Fleet rushes to stop a rogue submarine from launching a nuclear attack on the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S.

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The Devil's Hand by Jack Carr

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Former Navy SEAL James Reece embarks on a top-secret CIA mission of retribution, while in a dangerous world region, the supreme leader of a cadre of assassins orchestrates a plot to defeat the United States. Terminal List No. 4

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Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay

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Still reeling from the deaths of neatly his entire family, Matt must also deal with his older brother, Danny, who, in prison for the murder of his teenage girlfriend, is the subject of a virtual true crime documentary proving his innocence – although Matt knows better.

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Gambit by David Hagberg

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Targeted by an American billionaire and a Russian oligarch who want him dead, Kirk McGarvey is confronted by an escalating series of hired killers before resolving to turn the tables on his assassination conspirators. Kirk McGarvey No. 26

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A Gambling Man by David Baldacci

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Aloysius Archer travels to 1950s California to apprentice with a legendary private eye and former FBI agent but immediately finds himself involved in a scandal in the second novel of the series following One Good Deed. Archer No. 2

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Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke

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A true-crime podcaster tackles an unsolved serial-killer case from her years as a social worker only to trigger a series of events involving eerily similar murders. A first novel.

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The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

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Twin sisters who are polar opposites but who are harboring a deep, dark secret about their sociopathic mother must face the consequences of both her actions and their own when one tries to start a family.

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The House Uptown by Melissa Ginsburg

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An emotional coming-of-age novel about a young girl who goes to live with her eccentric grandmother in New Orleans after the death of her mother.

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In the Company of Killers by Bryan Christy

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An investigative wildlife reporter and secret CIA spy pursues a vengeful opportunity to capture the man responsible for a friend's death by infiltrating the offices of a woman he once loved. By the award-winning author of The Lizard King.

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Instinct by Jason Hough

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A New York Times best-selling author Jason M. Hough offers a new thriller about a small town in Washington that is rife with conspiracy theories.

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The Last Thing to Burn by Will Dean

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A woman being held captive is willing to risk everything to save herself, her unborn child and her captor’s latest victim.

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Legacy of War by Wilbur Smith

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A sequel to Courtney's War finds a plot against Saffron and her husband, Gerhard, triggering consequences throughout post-World War II Europe, before Leon finds himself caught between colonialism and rebellion in an independence-seeking Kenya. Courtney Family No. 18

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Lightseekers by Femi Kayode

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A Nigerian psychologist travels to a remote southern border town to uncover the truth about the murder of three university students.

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The Lost Village by Camilla Sten. Trans by Alexandra Fleming.

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Obsessed with the vanishing residents of an old mining town, dubbed “The Lost Village,” documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt and her crew set up camp and are soon plagued by strange events that makes them realize they are not alone.

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Meet Me in Another Life by Catriona Silvey

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A man and a woman continually cross paths in different realities in a speculative love story that explores what truly defines us and how our choices can change everything. A first novel.

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Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone

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Returning to her gothic childhood home in the wake of her estranged twin's disappearance, Cat uncovers long-held secrets involving her sister's left-behind clues and a mysterious treasure hunt.

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Mother May I by Joshilyn Jackson

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Blackmailed by a mysterious kidnapper to commit a seemingly harmless act, a once-poor woman who married into wealth triggers a devastating chain of consequences. By the best-selling author of Never Have I Ever.

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The Night Gate by Peter May

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Enzo's investigations reveal an unexpected link between two murders—the Mona Lisa.

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Northern Heist by Richard O' Rawe

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A former IRA bank robber bases his fast-paced thriller on one of the biggest (and still unsolved) bank-robberies in history.

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Ocean Prey by John Sandford

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Picking up a stalled FBI case involving three murdered Coast Guardsmen, Lucas Davenport teams up with detective Virgil Flowers to investigate the suspicious activities of a sophisticated boat and mysterious diver. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Prey series. Prey No. 31

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One Got Away by S. A. Lelchuk

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A follow-up to Save Me from Dangerous Men finds bookseller and private investigator Nikki Griffin hired by a wealthy family to track down the man responsible for defrauding a San Francisco matriarch. Nikki Griffin No. 2

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The Perfect Daughter by D. J. Palmer

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When the abandoned girl she adopted years earlier is locked in a decaying psychiatric hospital amid murder allegations, Grace embarks on a desperate search for the origins of her daughter's multiple-personality disorder. By the author of Delirious.

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Risk Factor by Michael Brandman

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Summoned back from vacation to investigate a home invasion at his father's address, acting sheriff Buddy Steel teams up with tech expert detective Quinn Anthony to trace the convoluted trail of an increasingly violent band of cybercriminals. Buddy Steel No. 4

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We Are Watching Eliza Bright by A. E. Osworth

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Taking her story to a journalist when her report of workplace harassment is promptly dismissed, coder Eliza becomes a rallying figure for women across America only to become targeted by threatening stalkers from the online gaming community.

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When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

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Retreating to her childhood foster home in the wake of a tragedy, a veteran missing-persons detective becomes entwined in the search for a local teen whose disappearance eerily resembles an unsolved case from the detective's past.

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Who Is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews

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Working for a mysterious novelist known as Maud Dixon, Florence Darrow accompanies her to Morocco where her new novel is set – and where she, after a terrible accident and no sign of Maud, decides to become Maud, claiming the life she’s always wanted.

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You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes

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Retreating to a cozy island in the Pacific Northwest, Joe Goldberg takes a job at the local library where he becomes obsessed with librarian Mary Kay DiMarco and decides he is ready to make her do the right thing by making room for him in her life. You No. 3

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You'll Thank Me for This by Nina Siegal

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A psychological thriller is based on the popular Dutch tradition of blindfolding and dropping teens and pre-teens in the middle of a forest—and what happens when it goes horribly wrong.

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