by Higgins, Jack, HIGGINS

The Midnight Bell

In Washington, D.C., on a night full of rain, a woman is struck down and killed by a hit-and-run driver. But she is not just any woman, she is the assistant to the head of the secret White House department known only as the Basement. And she had secrets of her own. In the Virgin Islands, former president Jake Cazalet r…

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by Connolly, John, CONNOLL

A Time of Torment : a Charlie Parker Thriller

Jerome Burnel was once a hero. He intervened to prevent multiple killings, and in doing so destroyed himself. His life was torn apart. He was imprisoned, brutalized. But in his final days, with the hunters circling, he tells his story to private detective Charlie Parker. He speaks of the girl who was marked for death, …

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by Steel, Danielle STEEL

The Mistress

Natasha Leonova's beauty saved her life. Discovered on a freezing Moscow street by a Russian billionaire, she has lived for seven years under his protection, immersed in rarefied luxury, while he pursues his activities in a dark world that she guesses at but never sees. Her home is the world, often on one of Vladimir S…

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by Wiking, Meik 158.1 WIKING

The Little Book of Hygge : Danish Secrets to Happy Li

The Danes are famously the happiest people in the world, and hygge is a cornerstone of their way of life. Hygge (pronounce Hoo-ga) loosely translates as a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on the sofa with a loved one, or sharing comfort food …

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by Patterson, James, PATTERS

Private Paris

When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from his client Sherman Wilkerson, asking Jack to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run from a brutal dr…

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by Flynn, Vince, FLYNN

Vince Flynn : Order to Kill : a Mitch Rapp Novel

Mitch Rapp is used to winning. But now the CIA operative finds himself chasing false leads from continent to continent in an effort to keep Pakistani nukes from falling into the hands of terrorists. Together with friend and colleague Scott Coleman, Rapp struggles to prevent the loss of these lethal weapons, particularl…

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by Kellerman, Jonathan KELLERM

Heartbreak Hotel

At nearly one hundred years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But the charming, witty woman convinces Alex to meet with her in a suite at the Aventura, a luxury hotel with a checkered history. What Thalia wants from Alex are answers to unsettling questions…

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by Bradley, C. Alan, BRADLEY

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd

It's Christmastime, and in spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote's Female Academy in Canada, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to England. But instead of a joyous homecoming, she is greeted on the docks with unfortunate news: Her father has fallen ill, and a hospital visit will have to wa…

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by Wagner, Robert, 791.4302 WAGNER

I Loved Her in the Movies : Memories of Hollywood's L

The iconic television actor shares intimate stories of his personal and professional relationships with a wide range of leading ladies in film and television, from Joan Crawford and Bette Davis to Marilyn Monroe and Raquel Welch.…

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by Beaton, M. C. BEATON

Pushing Up Daisies : an Agatha Raisin Mystery

When Agatha Raisin left behind her public-relations business in London, she fulfilled her dream of settling in the cozy British Cotswolds where she began a successful private detective agency. Unfortunately, the village she lives in is about to get a little less cozy.…

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by Beaton, M. C. BEATON

Death of a Ghost

When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth hears reports of a haunted castle near Drim, he assumes the eerie noises and lights reported by the villagers are just local teenagers going there to smoke pot or, worse, inject themselves with drugs. Still, Hamish decides that he and his policeman, Charlie "Clumsy" Carson, will spen…

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by Moyes, Jojo, MOYES

Paris for One and Other Stories

Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away, to anywhere before. Everyone knows traveling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up for their romantic mini-vacation, she has the opportunity to prove everyone, including herself wrong. A…

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The Girl from Venice : a Novel

A poor fisherman named Cenzo comes across a girl's body, floating in the lagoon. He carries her into his boat and soon discovers that she is very much alive, and very much in trouble. Born to a wealthy Jewish family who has been captured and deported by the Nazis, Guilia is on the run after she was found hiding in a lo…

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The Cavendon Women

Follows the Inghams' and the Swanns' journey from a family weekend in the summer of 1926 through to the devastation of the Wall Street crash of 1929. It all begins on a summer weekend in July of 1926 when, for the first time in years, the earl has planned a family weekend. As the family members come together, secrets, …

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by French, Tana FRENCH

The Trespasser

Being on the murder squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad she's there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but she's getting close to the …

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by Rhimes, Shonda 808.225 RHIMES

Year of Yes

As the mega-talented creator of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal," executive producer of "How to Get Away with Murder," and the single mom of three children, Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say NO when an unexpected invitation arrived. Hollywood party? No. Speaking engagement? No. Media appearances? No. The side…

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by Picoult, Jodi, PICOULT

Small Great Things : a Novel

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is …

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by Sandford, John, SANDFOR

Escape Clause

Virgil Flowers' investigation into the theft of two rare Siberian tigers from the Minnesota Zoo is complicated by a summer visit from his girlfriend's sister, who aims to seduce him.…

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by Jay, Francine. 648.5 JAY

The Joy of Less : a Minimalist Guide to Declutter, or

Francine Jay shares simple steps to cultivate a minimalist mindset and form new habits, paving the way to lasting success. Her easy-to-follow streamline method works in any space-from a single drawer to a closet, room, or entire house. What's more, it can be called upon during clutter-inducing life events such as movin…

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by Griffin, W. E. B. GRIFFIN

Broken Trust : a Badge of Honor Novel

Having investigated his share of gruesome murders, Philadelphia homicide Sergeant Matt Payne is beginning to think nothing can shock him, until the case of a young socialite's death lands on his desk. The Camilla Rose Morgan he'd known as a teenager was beautiful and brilliant. how was it possible she'd jumped to her d…

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by Child, Lee CHILD

Night School : a Jack Reacher Novel

It's 1996, and Reacher is still in the army. In the morning they give him a medal, and in the afternoon they send him back to school. That night he's off the grid. Out of sight, out of mind. Two other men are in the classroom--an FBI agent and a CIA analyst. Each is a first-rate operator, each is fresh off a big win, a…

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by Tanenbaum, Robert TANENBA

Infamy

Prosecutor Butch Karp and his wife, Marlene Ciampi, return to solve the suspicious murder of a US Army colonel and battle government corruption at the highest levels.…

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by Rowley, Steven, ROWLEY

Lily and the Octopus

A young writer finds that his aging dachshund, Lily, has begun talking to him, just as a small octopus attaches itself to her head.…

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by Coben, Harlan, COBEN

Home

A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For ten years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his frien…

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by Wagner, Robert, 791.4302 WAGNER

I Loved Her in the Movies : Memories of Hollywood's L

Robert Wagner shares his intimate and revealing account of the charisma of these women on film, why they became stars, and how their specific emotional and dramatic chemistries affected the choices they made as actresses as well as the choices they made as women. Like Wagner's two previous bestsellers, I Loved Her in t…

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A Piece of the World

To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family's remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiratio…

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by Collins, Lauren B-COLLINS COLLINS

When in French : Love in a Second Language

When New Yorker staff writer Lauren Collins moves to Geneva, Switzerland, she decides to learn French--not just to be able to go about her day-to-day life, but in order to be closer to her French husband and his family. When in French is at once a hilarious and idiosyncratic memoir about the things we do for love, and …

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by McInerney, Jay MCINERN

Bright, Precious Days

Even decades after their arrival, Corrine and Russell Calloway still feel as if they're living the dream that drew them to New York City in the first place: book parties or art openings one night and high-society events the next; jobs they care about; twin children whose birth was truly miraculous. But all of this come…

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by Connelly, Michael, CONNELL

The Wrong Side of Goodbye : a Novel

Soon one of Southern California's biggest moguls comes calling. The reclusive billionaire is nearing the end of his life and is haunted by one regret. When he was young, he had a relationship with a Mexican girl, his great love. But soon after becoming pregnant, she disappeared. Did she have the baby? And if so, what h…

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by Ward, J. R., WARD

Blood Vow

The Black Dagger Brotherhood continues to train the best of the best to join them in the deadly battle against the Lessening Society. Among the new recruits, Axe proves to be a cunning and vicious fighter, and also a loner isolated because of personal tragedy. When an aristocratic female needs a bodyguard, Axe takes th…

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by Macomber, Debbie MACOMBE

Twelve Days of Christmas : a Novel

"Friendly and bubbly, Julia Padden likes nearly everyone, but her standoffish neighbor, Cain Maddox, presents a particular challenge. No matter how hard she's tried to be nice, Cain rudely rebuffs her at every turn, preferring to keep to himself. But when Julia catches Cain stealing her newspaper from the lobby of thei…

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by Lewis, Michael 612.8233 LEWIS

The Undoing Project : a Friendship That Changed Our M

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments about uncertain situations. Their wor…

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by Bennett, Brit BENNETT

The Mothers : a Novel

"A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community--and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing first novel is an emotionally perceptive s…

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by Macomber, Debbie MACOMBE

Sweet Tomorrows

The conclusion of the beloved Rose Harbor series, set in the picturesque town of Cedar Cove and featuring Jo Marie Rose and handyman Mark Taylor, as a new set of guests check into the Rose Harbor Inn and find happily-ever-after.…

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by Becker, Joshua 242.68 BECKER

The More of Less : Finding the Life You Want Under Ev

Joshua Becker helps listeners recognize the life-giving benefits of owning less, and realize how all the stuff they own is keeping them from pursuing dreams. This is a practical approach to decluttering the home and life. Experience the joys of generosity, and learn why the best part of minimalism isn't a clean house, …

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by Backman, Fredrik, BACKMAN

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer

Grandpa and Noah are sitting on a bench in a square that keeps getting smaller every day. The square is strange but also familiar, full of the odds and ends that have made up their lives: Grandpa's work desk, the stuffed dragon that Grandpa once gave to Noah, the sweet-smelling hyacinths that Grandma loved to grow in h…

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by Noah, Trevor, B-NOAH NOAH

Born a Crime : Stories from a South African Childhood

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of Apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.…

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by Silva, Daniel, SILVA

The Black Widow

Art restorer, assassin, and spy Gabriel Allon finds himself poised to become the chief of Israel's secret intelligence service, but not before answering the French government's request to eliminate the person responsible for detonating a massive bomb in Paris.…

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by Olmsted, Larry 641.3 OLMSTED

Real Food Fake Food : Why You Don't Know What You're

You've seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp; lobster rolls containing no lobster at all; extra-virgin olive oil that isn't. Fake foods are in our supermarkets, our restaurants, and our kitchen cabinets. Award-winning food journalist and travel writer Larry Olmstead exposes this pervasive and dangerou…

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by Patterson, James, PATTERS

Woman of God

The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new pope, one who promises to be unlike any other in history. It's a turning point that may change the Church forever. Some followers are ecstatic that the movement reinvigorating the Church is about to reach the Vatican, but the leading cand…

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by Kendrick, Anna B-KENDRICK KENDRIC

Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick's autobiographical collection of essays amusingly recounts memorable moments throughout her life, from her middle class upbringing in New England to the blockbuster movies that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses today. Expanding upon the witty and ironic dispatches for which she is kn…

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by Archer, Jeffrey, ARCHER

This Was a Man

The story opens with a shot being fired, but who pulled the trigger, and who lives and who dies? In Whitehall, Giles Barrington discovers the truth about his wife Karin from the Cabinet Secretary. Is she a spy or a pawn in a larger game? Harry Clifton sets out to write his magnum opus, while his wife Emma completes her…

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by Johnson, Craig, JOHNSON

An Obvious Fact

Walt, Henry, and Vic discover much more than they bargained for when they are called in to investigate a hit and run accident involving a young motorcyclist near Devils Tower in this next installment of the Longmire series.…

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by Hiaasen, Carl HIAASEN

Razor Girl : a Novel

"When Lane Coolman's car is bashed from behind on the road to the Florida Keys, what appears to be an innocent accident is anything but (this is Hiaasen!). Behind the wheel of the offending car is Merry Mansfield--the eponymous Razor Girl--so named for her unique, eye-popping addition to what might be an otherwise unex…

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Seduced : a Hannah Smith Novel

A fishing guide and part-time investigator, Hannah Smith is a tall, strong Florida woman descended from many generations of the same. But the problem before her now is much older even than that. Five hundred years ago, Spanish conquistadors planted the first orange seeds in Florida, but now the whole industry is in tro…

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by Grisham, John GRISHAM

The Whistler : a Novel

We expect our judges to be honest and wise. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those who do wrong, and to oversee the orderly and efficient flow of justice. But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe? Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for The Florida Bo…

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by Jance, Judith A. JANCE

Downfall : a Brady Novel of Suspense

With a baby on the way, sudden deaths in the family from which to recover, a re-election campaign looming, and a daughter heading off for college, Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady has her hands full when a puzzling new case hits her department, demanding every resource she has at her disposal.…

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