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Law and Vengeance
by Mike Papantonio
published by SelectBooks

Gina Romano is a highly successful trial lawyer with Bergman/Deketomis, a firm dedicated to protecting the public by exposing and penalizing corporate crooks and their allies in government. Well into her thirties, Gina hasn't overcome the anger and defensiveness resulting from a bizarre and traumatic childhood.

Without Fear or Favor: A Novel
by Robert K. Tanenbaum
published by Gallery Books / Simon & Schuster

In the twenty-ninth novel in the New York Times bestselling Karp-Ciampi series, Butch Karp and his wife Marlene Ciampi must stop a radical organization of armed militants bent on the cold-blooded murder of uniformed on-duty police officers.

The Trial of Prisoner 043: A Novel
by Terry Jastrow
published by Four Springs Press

On a glorious autumn morning in St. Andrews, Scotland, former US president George W. Bush approached the first tee of the world-famous Old Course to play a round of golf he would not finish. Unceremoniously abducted off the course by a team of paramilitary commandos, he was transported to the International Criminal Court in The Hague to stand trial for war crimes in connection with the Iraq War.

Grief Cottage
by Gail Godwin
published by Bloomsbury USA

After his mother's death, eleven-year-old Marcus is sent to live on a small South Carolina island with his great aunt, a reclusive painter with a haunted past. Aunt Charlotte, otherwise a woman of few words, points out a ruined cottage, telling Marcus she had visited it regularly after she'd moved there thirty years ago because it matched the ruin of her own life. Eventually she was inspired to take up painting so she could capture its utter desolation.

Knoll
by Stephen Hillard
published by SelectBooks

"Their list keeps getting shorter. Pray you aren’t on it.". A young protégé of Edward Snowden flees the NSA after she learns that her project (KNOLL) is designed to detect and destroy any person with new facts about the conspiracy to assassinate JFK.

Mangrove Lightning (A Doc Ford Novel)
by Randy Wayne White
published by G.P. Putnam's Sons

A legendary charter captain and guide named Tootsie Barlow has come to him, muttering about a curse. The members of his extended family have suffered a bizarre series of attacks, and Barlow is convinced it has something to do with a multiple murder in 1925, in which his family had a shameful part.

The Waiting Room
by Dr. Leah Kaminsky
published by Harper Perennial

Leah Kaminsky's powerful fiction debut—a multi-generational novel perfect for fans of The Tiger's Wife and A Constellation of Vital Phenomena—unfolds over a day in the life of a young physician in contemporary Israel, who must cope with modern threats in the shadow of her parents' horrific wartime pasts.

The Candidate: A Newsmakers Novel
by Lis Wiehl with Sebastian Stuart
published by Thomas Nelson

Mike Ortiz is a dynamic war hero favored to win the White House. Standing by his side is his glamorous and adoring wife, Celeste. But something about this seemingly perfect couple troubles Erica. Is Celeste really who she seems? And most importantly, what really happened in that squalid Al-Qaeda prison where Mike Ortiz spent nine months?

Law and Disorder
by Mike Papantonio
published by SelectBooks

In the tradition of John Grisham, from radio talk show host and "America’s lawyer" Mike Papantonio, comes Law and Disorder, a highly suspenseful legal thriller in which a Florida attorney finds the system working against him.

Infamy: A Novel
by Robert K. Tanenbaum
published by Gallery Books / Simon & Schuster

A Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi Thriller

The "rock-solid" (Kirkus Reviews) prosecutor Butch Karp and his wife, Marlene Ciampi, return to solve the suspicious murder of a US Army colonel and battle corruption at the highest levels of the United States government in this novel by New York Times bestselling author Robert K. Tanenbaum.

Ninth City Burning
by J. Patrick Black
published by Ace Books

We never saw them coming.

Entire cities disappeared in the blink of an eye, leaving nothing but dust and rubble. When an alien race came to make Earth theirs, they brought with them a weapon we had no way to fight, a universe-altering force known as thelemity. It seemed nothing could stop it—until we discovered we could wield the power too.

Orchard: A Novel
by Jack H. Bailey
published by The Four B's

This much is true. It's 1899. Harry Orchard is a member of the fire-breathing Western Federation of Miners. While other members labor underground to harvest the riches of the earth, Orchard is paid to kill men who are a problem for the union. He's an interesting killer, well-liked by his peers and by the ladies.

All the Time in the World: A Novel
by Caroline Angell
published by Holt

An unforgettable debut about a young woman's choice between the future she's always imagined and the people she's come to love.

If You Left
by Ashley Prentice Norton
published by Mariner Books

A seductive novel about a privileged but damaged Manhattan wife whose main source of stability — her marriage — comes under threat, from forces both without and within.

Max's Diamonds
by Jay Greenfield
published by Chickadee Prince Books

A stunning decades-spanning debut novel, about a man forced to confront his moral culpability, the legacy of impossible loss, and the claims of his Jewish identity. Paul Hartman, coming of age in postwar Rockaway, grows up haunted by the specter of his cousin Max, an Auschwitz survivor.

The Girl from Home
by Adam Mitzner
published by Gallery Books

The acclaimed author, whose recent novel of suspense Losing Faith was declared "startling...a well-crafted story" (Kirkus Reviews), takes you on a gripping psychological thrill ride in this electrifying tale of a millionaire who will go to deadly lengths to get what he wants.

If I Run
by Terri Blackstock
published by Zondervan

Unraveling Casey's past and the evidence that condemns her from the crime scene will take more time than he has, but as Dylan’s damaged soul intersects with hers, he is faced with two choices. The girl who occupies his every thought is a psychopathic killer . . . or a selfless hero. And the truth could be the most deadly weapon yet.

A Small Indiscretion: A Novel
by Jan Ellison
published by Random House

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE • With the emotional complexity of Everything I Never Told You and the psychological suspense of The Girl on the Train, O. Henry Prize winner Jan Ellison delivers a brilliantly paced, beautifully written debut novel about one woman’s reckoning with a youthful mistake.

The Newsmakers
by Lis Wiehl with Sebastian Stuart
published by Thomas Nelson

The first installment in the new Erica Sparks Series. TV reporter Erica Sparks has become a superstar overnight. But is it due to her hard work and talent? Or is she at the center of a spiraling conspiracy? Erica will stop at nothing to uncover the truth. But she has to make sure disaster — and her troubled past — don’t catch up with her first.

Losing Faith
by Adam Mitzner
published by Gallery Books

From the acclaimed author Publishers Weekly called "a gifted writer" comes this nail-biting legal thriller in the bestselling tradition of John Grisham and Scott Turow. Filled with suspense, twists, and turns, Losing Faith will captivate legal thriller fans everywhere.

Cookie's Case: The Tug Wyler Mysteries (Book 2)
by Andy Siegel
published by MysteriousPress.com/Open Road

Righting wrongs is never a simple task for Tug, a sharp-witted and unorthodox trial lawyer who repeatedly finds himself in the middle of unusual cases and causes. In Cookie’s Case, this offbeat attorney will go farther for justice than he ever has before.

A Small Indiscretion: A Novel
by Jan Ellison
published by Random House

With the brilliant pacing and emotional precision that won Jan Ellison an O. Henry Prize for her first published story, A Small Indiscretion announces a major new voice in suspense fiction as it unfolds a story of denial, obsession, love, forgiveness -- and one woman's reckoning with her own fateful mistakes.

Find Me I'm Yours: Join One Girl's Hunt for Love Through a Revolutionary Click Lit Experience
by Hillary Carlip and Maxine Lapiduss
published by Rosetta Books

Find Me I'm Yours is a highly entertaining, unconventional virtual page-turner. Become immersed in Mags’s world through original artwork, hand-written lists, graphics, and Instagram photos within the book. You can go even deeper into the Find Me I'm Yours universe by clicking on embedded links leading to interactive content that’s expertly woven through the novel

The Blonde: A Novel
by Anna Godbersen
published by Weinstein Books

From New York Times bestselling author Anna Godbersen comes a whip-smart re-imagining of the life of Marilyn Monroe, set in a world of silver screen glamour and political intrigue. Part biography, part love story and part thriller, The Blonde is a vivid tableau of American celebrity, sex, love, violence, power, and paranoia.

Monday, Monday: A Novel
by Elizabeth Crook
published by Sarah Crichton Books

In this gripping, emotionally charged novel, a tragedy in Texas changes the course of three lives. Monday, Monday explores the ways in which we sustain ourselves and each other when the unthinkable happens. At its core, it is the story of a woman determined to make peace with herself, with the people she loves, and with a history that will not let her go

Three War Stories
by David Mamet
published by Argo-Navis

Spanning centuries and continents, Mamet uses war and its players to explore, among other themes, redemption and forgiveness as they unfold in the context of conflict in the form of three novellas. Finely wrought, Mamet eloquently depicts the psychological brutality conflict raises in the landscape of the mind.

Sweet Nothings
by Janis Thomas
published by Berkley Trade

Ruby McMillan's husband leaves her with two children and to cope with her ruined dessert, an unpaid mortgage, and her failing bakery. Suddenly single again at the age of forty-four, she's beginning to discover that life is most delicious when you stop following a recipe and just live.

A Case of Redemption
by Adam Mitzner
published by Gallery Books

A high-profile attorney in the middle of a leave-of-absence following a personal tragedy is drawn back into the legal arena amidst a media firestorm when he agrees to represent a popular rap artist accused of brutally murdering his pop star girlfriend. Adam Mitzner's second novel has a powerful voice, page-turning tension, and strong cast of characters.

Domestic Affairs: A Campaign Novel
by Bridget Siegel
published by Weinstein Books

Sex and politics dominate national headlines, but what do these dangerous dalliances look like from inside? Bridget Siegel - veteran of John Edwards and Barack Obama’s presidential bids – tells a provocative, page-turning tale of a talented young woman who falls in love and in bed with the wrong White House candidate.

Hemlock Grove: A Novel
by Brian McGreevy
published by FSG Originals

At once a riveting mystery and a fascinating revelation of the grotesque and the darkness in us all, Hemlock Grove has the architecture and energy to become a classic in its own right and Brian McGreevy the talent and ambition to enthrall us for years to come. Now a hit television series on Netflix.

The House at the End of Hope Street: A Novel
by Menna van Praag
published by Pamela Dorman Books

Welcome to Hope Street, where literary ghosts give advice to the living, hot chocolate contains magical properties and hope is something you can hold in your hands. Discover a mysterious house where women come to hide their secrets, heal their broken hearts and risk everything to change their lives forever…

The Mapmaker's War: A Legend
by Ronlyn Domingue
published by Atria Books

In an ancient time, in a faraway land, a young woman named Aoife is allowed a rare apprenticeship to become her kingdom's mapmaker, tasked with charting the entire domain. In this tale - her autobiography - Aoife reveals her pain and joy, and ultimately her transformation.

The Sunshine When She's Gone: A Novel
by Thea Goodman
published by Henry Holt and Company

A fresh, funny, and wisely observed debut novel about marriage - about the love, longing and ambivalence exposed when a husband takes the baby on a highly unusual outing. Told through alternating points of view, The Sunshine When She's Gone explores the life-changing impact of parenthood on a couple as individuals and as partners.

Exposure
by Kim Askew and Amy Helmes
published by Merit Press

The Twisted Lit-sters are back, this time with a sinister tale about how the quest for high school royalty can lead to death -- a twist on the darkest of all Shakespearean plays, Macbeth

The Namesake
by Steven Parlato
published by Merit Press

All his teachers are sure certain that Evan Galloway can be the graduate who brings glory to small, ordinary St. Sebastian's School. As for Evan, however, he can't be bothered anymore. Since the shock of his young father's suicide last spring, Evan no longer cares about the future. In a voice that resonates with the authenticity of grief, a different kind of coming-of-age story, about a boy thrust into adulthood too soon, through the corridor of shame, disbelief, and compassion.

Tempestuous
by Kim Askew and Amy Helmes
published by Merit Press

Once the coolest girl in school. Miranda Prospero lost everything. In social exile, she's bored out of her mind working at the mall food court under her father's orders, until the night she and her cohorts are snowed in. Using her almost magical ability for mischief, Miranda incites a rebellion against her school's catty clique. But what's she going to do about Caleb, the strange boy who's literally handcuffed to her arm?

The Girl in the Wall
by Daphne Benedis-Grab
published by Merit Press

A powerful story of deadly intrigue and the bonds of friendship in the closed world of America's super-rich. In silvery groves of the super-rich, a posh teen party explodes in a stunning act of violence. Ariel and Sera, former best friends who have spent a year hating each other, fight to survive -- discovering that nothing they had was worth more than each other.

Jackie Mitchard, Editor of Merit Press
by Jacquelyn Mitchard
published by F + W Media

F+W Media is proud to announce that Jacquelyn Mitchard,New York Times bestselling author, will head the company’s newest fiction foray, Merit Press Books, an imprint solely for young adult titles.

Louder Than Words
by Laurie Plissner
published by Merit Press

Since her whole family died in a brutal accident, Sasha can't speak, except through a robotic voice box. Then along comes a boy who literally can read her mind, and somehow his extra-natural power is the most natural thing in the world. Love pushes Sasha to face her past, only to learn that there are more terrifying truths than loss.

The Bracelet
by Roberta Gately
published by Gallery Books

A moving and timely novel about human trafficking—from the author of the acclaimed debut Lipstick in Afganistan. A highly emotional and powerful story, The Bracelet expertly navigates readers through the rich and complex Middle Eastern cultural landscape and is an absorbing and satisfying read.

The Shortest Way Home
by Juliette Fay
published by Penguin Books

Sean Doran has spent twenty years as a nurse in Third World war zones and natural disaster areas, fully embracing what he'd always felt was his life's mission. But when burnout sets in, Sean is reluctantly drawn home to Belham, Massachusetts, the setting of Fay's bestselling first novel, SHELTER ME. There he discovers that his steely aunt, dramatic sister and quirky nephew are having a little natural disaster of their own and that the bonds of love and loyalty might just rewrite what he once thought he knew about his purpose in life.

The First Husband
by Laura Dave
published by Penquin

Annie Adams thinks she has it all. Her longtime boyfriend, Nick, is on the verge of becoming a successful film director, her travel column is nationally syndicated, and they've got a great dog. Her life finally feels like it is falling into place. Until, out of nowhere, Nick announces that he's reconnected with a woman from his past and he's moving out.

Gossip
by Beth Gutcheon
published by William Morrow

An astute chronicler of everything that makes us human, Beth Gutcheon delivers her most powerful and emotionally devastating novel to date. Gossip is a tale of intimacy and betrayal, trust and fidelity, friendship, competition, and motherhood that explores the myriad ways we use and abuse "information" about others -- be it true, false, or imagined -- to sustain, and occasionally destroy, one another.

So Damn Lucky
by Deborah Coonts
published by Forge Books

Smart and sassy casino "fixer" Lucky O'Toole returns for another sizzling Vegas adventure. Lucky thinks it's just another night in Las Vegas when a magician pulls a disappearing act. While Lucky chases leads, someone is trying to mislead her and many other emotional events occur. Las Vegas expert, Deborah Coonts thrills again.

Getting Lucky
by DC Brod
published by Tyrus Books

When a young reporter is killed in a hit and run accident, freelance writer Robyn Guthrie agrees to finish one of the stories the reporter had been writing for the local newspaper. But nothing is as simple as it seems when she finds out about shady land deals, an old high school nemesis, and Robyn's aging mother.

Hurt Machine
by Reed Farrel Coleman
published by Tyrus Books

The Seventh Moe Prager Mystery It seems Carmella's estranged sister Alta has been murdered, but no one in New York City seems to care. Why? Making headway on the case is no mean feat as no one, including Alta's partner Maya Watson, wants to cooperate.

El Gavilan
by Craig McDonald
published by Tyrus Books

Escalating tensions from illegal immigration, headless bodies hanging off bridges and bounties placed on lawmen on both sides of the border. In the midst of the turmoil, three very different kinds of Ohio cops scramble to maintain control and impose order. With its topical themes, shades-of-gray characters and dark canvas, El Gavilan is a novel for our charged times.

Hot Water
by Erin Brockovich
published by Vanguard Press

The follow-up thriller to Rock Bottom. No stranger to balancing an intensely demanding work schedule with the stresses of keeping her family together, AJ Palladino now faces another challenge: she is leaving her young son home so that she can travel to the site of a new case involving a nuclear power plant in peril. And it will take all her skills to keep her cool while the action and tension in both places build to a fever pitch. Can she save the community, herself and her son in time?

Antiquitas Lost
by Robert Louis Smith M.D., MSc
published by Medlock Publishing

Antiquitas Lost tells the story of a boy, Elliott, a lonesome kid uprooted from his home after his mother falls gravely ill. When they move to New Orleans with his grandfather, Elliott learns that the old man’s eighteenth century mansion hides an ancient secret. While checking out some strange things in the basement, Elliott strays down an ancient passage into the tumultuous parallel world of Pangrelor.

Nocturne: A Haunting Story of Forbidden Love
by Syrie James
published by Vanguard Press

In Nocturne, Nicole Whitcomb is snowbound for days in the Colorado Mountains with Michael Tyler, a gorgeous, reclusive, fascinating man. They fall deeply in love, a profoundly meaningful experience that is destined to change them both forever. But when Nicole learns her host's terrifying secret, she has nowhere run but into the blizzard raging outside, and he is the only one who can save her life.

Liquid Smoke
by Jeff Shelby
published by Tyrus Books

Private eye Noah Braddock has found peace in his relationship with Detective Liz Santangelo and has called a tentative truce with his alcoholic mother, Carolina. So when lawyer Darcy Gill demands that he look into a death row case, he's more interested in catching some waves. Darcy then plays her trump card: the man scheduled to die is the father Noah never knew.

Fallen
by Traci L. Slatton
published by Telemachus Press

The first in a romantic trilogy, Fallen is the powerful story of love at the end of times. Emma is a woman with healing powers trying to survive and keep seven children safe. She meets the charismatic Arthur, but he hides a devastating secret. Slowly she falls for him, but can she stay with him, when his secret is revealed?

The Way
by Kristen Wolf
published by Crown

Anna, a fiery tomboy, disguised as a boy, was sold to shepherds and captured by a secret society of women. She wants to escape but then finds that the sisterhood's teachings and healing abilities, wrapped in an ancient philosophy they call "The Way," have unleashed an unexpected power within her. Danger befalls on them and Anna embarks on a hazardous mission to preserve the wisdom of her mentors by proclaiming it among ordinary people. A compelling mix of history, myth, and fantasy, The Way is a fascinating exploration of the foundations and possibilities of human spirituality.

Screams & Whispers
by Randall Peffer
published by Tyrus Books

Young Cape Cod public defender and commercial fisherman Michael Decastro ventures to Saigon with his father to come to the aid of his long-lost client and love-interest Tuki Aparecio, who is in a fight of her life with a mysterious dragon lady from Indochina’s underworld.

County Line
by Bill Cameron
published by Tyrus Books

When the steadfast Ruby Jane Whittaker drops out of sight, dogged ex-cop Skin Kadash sets out to discover what drove the woman he loves to leave her life behind. Skin and Peter cross the country on a desperate journey deep into Ruby Jane's haunted past -- and toward an explosive confrontation.

Keys to the Kingdom
by Senator Bob Graham
published by Vanguard Press

A dramatic political thriller from former Senator Bob Graham, infused with inside information and insight into the world of terrorism that he gained as Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Changeling Moon
by Dani Harper
published by Kensington - Brava

He roams the moonlit wilderness, his every sense and instinct on high alert. Changeling wolf Connor Macleod and his Pack have never feared anything -- until the night human Zoey Tyler barely escapes a rogue werewolf's vicious attack

A Conflict of Interest
by Adam Mitzner
published by Gallery/Simon & Schuster

Alex Miller is a criminal defense attorney and, at thirty-five, the youngest partner in one of the most powerful law firms in New York City. In an electrifying debut, Adam Mitzner tells a stunning story of suspense that heralds a bold new voice in fiction.

Untouchable
by Scott O'Connor
published by Tyrus Books

A year has passed since Lucy Darby’s unexpected death, leaving her husband David and son Whitley to mend the gaping hole in their lives. The Kid hasn’t spoken since his mother’s death, and only communicates through a collection of notebooks.

The Map of True Places
by Brunonia Barry
published by HarperCollins

From Brunonia Barry, the New York Times bestselling author of The Lace Reader, comes an emotionally compelling novel about finding your true place in the world.

Rock Bottom
by Erin Brockovich
published by Vanguard Press

From New York Times bestselling author and internationally renowned environmental and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, comes Rock Bottom, a debut thriller and first in a series of novels that introduces one of the most fascinating and memorable characters in suspense fiction.

The Night Season: A Thriller
by Chelsea Cain
published by Minotaur Books

With Beauty Killer Gretchen Lowell locked away behind bars once again, Archie Sheridan -- a Portland police detective and nearly one of her victims -- can finally rest a little easier.

The Breath of God
by Jeffrey Small
published by West Hills Press

A murder at the Taj Mahal. A kidnapping in a sacred city. A desperate chase through a cliffside monastery. All in the pursuit of a legend that could link the world's great religious faiths.

Tales from the Yoga Studio
by Rain Mitchell
published by Plume

The yoga studio is where daily cares are set aside, mats are unfurled, and physical exertion leads to well-being, renewal, and friendship.

No Lesser Plea
by Robert K. Tanenbaum
published by Open Road Media

In Book One of the bestselling Butch Karp legal thriller series, Karp must stop a murderer who is manipulating the law to escape punishment.

Lipstick in Afghanistan
by Roberta Gately
published by Gallery Books

Violent nights as an emergency room nurse in Boston did not prepare Elsa for the devastation she witnesses at the small medical clinic she runs in Bamiyan. As she struggles to prove herself in the male-dominated culture, a tube of lipstick she finds in the aftermath of a tragic bus bombing leads her to a life-changing friendship.

Remarkable Creatures: A Novel
by Tracy Chevalier
published by Plume

From the moment she's struck by lightning as a baby, it is clear Mary Anning is different. Though poor and uneducated, she learns on the windswept, fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast that she has a unique gift: "the eye" to spot fossils no one else can see. When she uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home, she sets the religious community on edge, the townspeople to gossip -- and the scientific world alight with both admiration and controversy.

Velocity
by Alan Jacobson
published by Vanguard Press

Renowned FBI profiler Karen Vail returns in Velocity, national bestselling author Alan Jacobson’s most explosive thriller to date.

Annexed
by Sharon Dogar
published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Everyone knows about Anne Frank and her life hidden in the secret annex -- but what about the boy who was also trapped there with her?

In this powerful and gripping novel, Sharon Dogar explores what this might have been like from Peter's point of view.

When Strawberries Bloom (Lizzie Searches for Love Series)
by Linda Byler
published by Good Books

New love and even more questions enter Lizzie Glick's life in When Strawberries Bloom, the second novel in this series written by an Amish writer and based on true life experiences.

Pretty Little Things
by Jilliane Hoffman
published by Vanguard Press

Thirteen-year-old Lainey Emerson is the middle child in a home police are already familiar with: her mother works too much and her stepfather favors his own blood over another man's problems -- namely Lainey and her wild older sister, Liza. So when Lainey does not come home from a Friday night out with her friends, it is dismissed by the Coral Springs P.D. as just another disillusioned South Florida teen running away from suburban drama and an unhappy home life.

All I Ever Wanted
by Kristan Higgins
published by Harlequin

For Callie Grey, turning thirty means coming to grips with the fact that her boss (and five-week fling) is way overdue in his marriage proposal. And way off track because Mark has suddenly announced his engagement to the company’s new Miss Perfect.

Lumby on the Air
by Gail Fraser
published by New American Library (Penguin)

Pam and Mark Walker are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a week-long family reunion and a ceremony renewing their vows. But when Mark's brother-in-law starts broadcasting his radio talk show from Montis Inn, his disparaging remarks about small-town life cause immediate rifts that only widen when he sides with a real estate developer who wants to turn Lumby into an asphalt Aspen. As the controversy pits family against family, and neighbor against neighbor, will the spirit that defines Lumby triumph once again?

Shoulder Bags and Shootings (Haley Randolph Mysteries)
by Dorothy Howell
published by Kensington Books

Fashionista and amateur sleuth Haley Randolph is in hot pursuit of the season's newest must-have handbag. But soon she's also in hot pursuit of a killer -- when she discovers the corpse of none other than her designer purse party rival. . .

Shadow of the Swords: A Novel of the Crusades
by Kamran Pasha
published by Washington Square Press

An epic saga of love and war, Shadow of the Swords tells the story of the Crusades -- from the Muslim perspective.
Saladin, a Muslim sultan, finds himself pitted against King Richard the Lionheart as Islam and Christianity clash against each other, launching a conflict that still echoes today.

Running Around (And Such) (Lizzie Searches for Love series)
by Linda Byler
published by Good Books

Lizzie Glick longs to fit into her quiet Amish community. Her sisters, Emma and Mandy, are ready to get married and settle into the traditional rhythm of having children and keeping house. But Lizzie isn't sure that's what she wants for her future. It isn't that Lizzie doesn't want to stay Amish. It's just that there's so much to figure out!

The Third Rail
by Michael Harvey
published by Knopf

A woman is shot as she waits for her train to work. An hour later, a second woman is gunned down as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Two hours after that, a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack. The city of Chicago is under siege, and Michael Kelly, cynical cop turned private investigator, just happens to be on the scene when all hell breaks loose.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls
by Steve Hockensmith
published by Quirk Classics

In this terrifying and hilarious prequel, we witness the genesis of the zombie plague in early-nineteenth-century England. We watch Elizabeth Bennet evolve from a naïve young teenager into a savage slayer of the undead.

Between Two Kingdoms
by Joe Boyd
published by Standard Publishing

In this work of allegorical fantasy, author Joe Boyd takes us on a pilgrimage to a land of two kingdoms, but only one true King. An ancient land, where children never grow old. A living land, where foundations grow in trees and rivers sing and breathe. But also a dying land, where the darkness of a false prince threatens to swallow everything in its shadow.

She-Rain: A Story of Hope
by George Michael Cogdill
published by Morgan James Publishing

In the early 20th Century, a pair of North Carolina mountain children sow the seed of a love that becomes their only solace in the hard yet beautiful world they know. They grow it from steep ground of poverty, ignorance, and violence. A landscape so brutal it can kill hope long before claiming life.

The Overnight Socialite
by Bridie Clark
published by Weinstein Books

From the author of the media sensation Because She Can, a modern retelling of classics My Fair Lady and Pygmalion, The Overnight Socialite tells a timeless story of transformation and unlikely love set against the glittering backdrop of contemporary Manhattan.

The Recipe Club: A Tale of Food and Friendship
by Andrea Israel & Nancy Garfinkel
published by Polhemus Press

In childhood, "LillyPad" and "Valpal" vow to form an exclusive two-person club. Throughout the decades they write intimate letters in which they share hopes, fears, deepest secrets-and recipes, from Lilly's "Lovelorn Lasagna" to Valerie's "Forgiveness Tapenade."

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters
published by Quirk Classics

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters expands the original text of the beloved Jane Austen novel with all-new scenes of giant lobsters, rampaging octopi, two-headed sea serpents, and other biological monstrosities. This masterful portrait of Regency England blends Jane Austen's biting social commentary with ultraviolent depictions of sea monsters biting.

Across the Endless River
by Thad Carhart
published by Doubleday

From the acclaimed bestselling author of The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, a historical novel about Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea, and his intriguing sojourn as a young man in 1820s Paris.

A Christmas Carol Special Edition: The Charles Dickens Classic with Christian Insights and Discussion Questions for Groups and Families
by Charles Dickens with Stephen Skelton
published by Standard Publishing

Celebrate the season with Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley, and the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future—and discover how the greatest Christmas classic was based on the greastest story ever told. This special edition includes the complete text of A Christmas Carol along with notes and discussion questions written from a Christian perspective.

Benny & Shrimp
by Katarina Mazetti
published by Penguin

An international sensation now available for the first time in the United States, this quirky, humorous, completely readable novel breathes new life into the age-old conundrum that is love.

The Shimmer
by David Morrell
published by Vanguard Press

When a high-speed chase goes terribly wrong, Santa Fe police officer Dan Page watches in horror as a car and gas tanker explode into flames. Torn with guilt that he may be responsible, Page returns home to discover that his wife, Tori, has disappeared.

The Compass
by Tammy Kling & John Spencer Ellis
published by Vanguard Press

The Compass is a life transformation novel that will guide you on a journey of self-discovery. At the core of The Compass are specific life lessons about belief systems, authenticity, and understanding who you really are in order to live out your destiny.

Twenty Boy Summer
by Sarah Ockler
published by Little, Brown Young Readers

According to her best friend Frankie, twenty days in ZanzibarBay is the perfect opportunity to have a summer fling, and if they meet one boy ever day, there's a pretty good chance Anna will find her first summer romance.

The Divorce Party
by Laura Dave
published by Penguin

Set in Hamptons high society, The Divorce Party features two women—one newly engaged and one at the end of her marriage—trying to answer the same question: when should you fight to save a relationship, and when should you let go?

A World I Never Made
by James LePore
published by Story Plant

A World I Never Made is the story of Megan Nolan, a beautiful and brilliant but cynical young writer who fakes her suicide in order to escape from an equally handsome and brilliant Saudi lover who she discovers is a terrorist mastermind.

Mother of the Believers: A Novel of the Birth of Islam
by Kamran Pasha
published by Washington Square Press

A stunning debut novel illustrating the birth of Islam from the perspective of the prophet Muhammad's young wife Aisha. Deep in the desert of seventh century Arabia, a new prophet named Muhammad has arisen...

The Lie: A Novel
by Fredrica Wagman
published by Steerforth Press

Ramona marries young and escapes her mother's house shortly after the death of her father. She takes with her a dark family secret, the sort of secret one simply did not talk about and that would stalk her as she matured into her role as wife and mother, remained a devoted daughter to her aging mother, and secretly harbored an obsession with the iconic Rita Hayworth.

Royal Blood
by Rona Sharon
published by Kensington Books

In the Tudor Court of 1518, your friends and enemies can be one and the same...During the annual celebration of the Order of the Garter, Sir Michael Devereaux arrives in King Henry VIII's court on a mission for his benefactor.

Trust Me
by Peter Leonard
published by Minotaur Books

Peter Leonard showed remarkable maturity for a first-time novelist in his debut novel Quiver. In Trust Me, he reaches for new heights as he crafts a classic noir thriller loaded with double- and triple-crosses.

Lords of Corruption
by Kyle Mills
published by Vanguard Press

When Josh Hagarty is recruited by the charitable organization NewAfrica to manage a farming project in an underdeveloped African country, he signs on, figuring that he can put his newly acquired graduate degree in engineering to good use. However, when Josh gets situated in Africa, he finds that NewAfrica may not be the philanthropic charity it purports itself to be.

The Ten Year Nap
by Meg Wolitzer
published by Riverhead Books

For a group of four New York friends the past decade has been defined largely by marriage and motherhood, but it wasn't always that way.

Humpty Dumpty Was Pushed
by Marc Blatte
published by Schaffner Press, Inc.

On a manic ride from the mixing boards of hip-hop recording studios to mansions in the Hamptons, Detective Black Sallie Blue Eyes ventures behind-the-scenes of the record business in search of a street-side assassin.

Sleepwalking in Daylight
by Elizabeth Flock
published by Mira

Bestseller Flock's latest takes a glimpse inside a dysfunctional and affluent Chicago family. Flock's plot is heavy on the sorrow, though there's a requisitely redemptive ending to lighten the familiar and melancholy arc.

The Silent Man
by Alex Berenson
published by Penguin

From the number-one New York Times-bestselling author comes another remarkable novel of espionage, adventure, and radical extremism "as vividly real and scary as the nightly news" (Booklist).

Winter In Madrid
by C.J. Sansom
published by Penguin - Viking

In September 1940, the Spanish Civil War is over and Madrid lies in ruins . . . Into this uncertain world comes Harry Brett, a reluctant spy for the British Secret Service who was traumatized by his recent experience at Dunkirk.

People of the Book
by Geraldine Brooks
published by Penguin

Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author. Called "a tour de force" by the San Francisco Chronicle, this ambitious, electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a beautifully illuminated Hebrew manuscript created in fifteenth-century Spain. When it falls to Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, to conserve this priceless work, the series of tiny artifacts she discovers in its ancient binding—an insect wing fragment, wine stains, salt crystals, a white hair—only begin to unlock its deep mysteries and unexpectedly plunges Hanna into the intrigues of fine art forgers and ultra-nationalist fanatics.

Ender in Exile
by Orson Scott Card
published by Tor Books

At first, Ender believed that they would bring him back to Earth as soon as things quieted down. But things were quiet now, had been quiet for a year, and it was plain to him now that they would not bring him back at all, that he was much more useful as a name and a story than he would ever be as an inconvenient flesh-and-blood person.

The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury
by David Desmond
published by Greenleaf Book Group Press

Oliver Booth wants nothing more than to join the ranks of Palm Beach's high society. But with his arrogant personality, garish wardrobe, and incompetent stewardship of an antique shop filled with gaudy reproductions, he doesn't have a chance.

Water Witch
by Deborah LeBlanc
published by Leisure Books

Dunny knew from an early age what it meant to be an outsider. Her special abilities earned her many names, like freak and water witch. So she vowed to keep her powers a secret. But now her talents may be the only hope of two missing children.

Thursday Next: First Among Sequels: A Thursday Next Novel
by Jasper Fforde
published by Penguin

Fourteen years after she pegged out at the 1988 SuperHoop, Thursday Next is grappling with a host of problems in the BookWorld: a recalcitrant new apprentice, the death of Sherlock Holmes, and the inexplicable departure of comedy from the once-hilarious Thomas Hardy novels.

Moscow Rules
by Daniel Silva
published by Putnam Adult

Tthe death of a journalist leads Allon to Russia, where he finds that, in terms of spycraft, even he has something to learn. He's playing by Moscow rules now. This is not the grim, gray Moscow of Soviet times but a new Moscow, awash in oil wealth and choked with bulletproof Bentleys.

Pharmakon
by Dirk Wittenborn
published by Viking

William Friedrich, an ambitious professor of psychology at Yale in the early 1950s, has stumbled upon a drug that promises happiness -- and that can make him a famous man. His is a humanitarian effort; an attempt to relieve Americans of suffering.

The Fourth Watcher: A Novel of Bangkok
by Timothy Hallinan
published by William Morrow

Travel writer Poke Rafferty is ready to let go of his "Looking for Trouble"series of travel books and settle down in Bangkok with his fiancee, Rose, and his newly adopted daughter, Miaow. But trouble isn't ready to let go of Poke.

The Amnesiac
by Sam Taylor
published by Penguin Books

After breaking his leg on the stairs of his Amsterdam apartment, James Purdew finds himself stuck at home with too much time to think. While his relationship with his girlfriend Ingrid begins to disintegrate, James becomes obsessed with the three years of his own past that he cannot recall and he finds himself drawn back to England, and the town of H, where the events of those years took place.

In The Woods
by Tana French
published by Penguin

As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods.

Church of the Dog
by Kaya McLaren
published by Penguin

Deep in Oregon farm country, Edith and Earl McRae are looking down the barrel of yet another anniversary with none of the joy such a milestone should hold. Instead, they are stuck in a past that holds them to heartbreak and tragedies and keeps them from cherishing their wonderful lives together.

LoveHampton
by Sherri Rifkin
published by Broadway

It's almost summer, and in certain circles summer means summer share. After an intervention by her three best friends forces her out of a breakup-induced personal hiatus (read: depression), TV producer Tori Miller ditches her old look with the help of a makeover on a reality show pilot.

Playing House: A Novel
by Fredrica Wagman
published by Steerforth Press

When Playing House appeared in 1973, Publishers Weekly hailed it, “A probing descent into madness that will fascinate the same audience that appreciated I Never Promised You a Rose Garden.” This nationally bestselling story of one woman’s struggle with the lasting effects of a childhood sexual relationship with her brother shocked American readers; it remains a literary work of enduring quality and value.

The Stone Gods
by Jeanette Winterson
published by Harcourt

Mankind has rendered its planet unlivable and is beginning to colonize a new blue planet. Our heroine Billie Crusoe's flight to the future is also a return to the distant past -- "Everything is imprinted forever with what once was."

The Likeness
by Tana French
published by Viking Adult

Six months after the events of In the Woods, Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to recover. She's transferred out of the murder squad and has started a relationship with Detective Sam O'Neill, but she's too badly shaken to make a commitment to him or to her career.

Silver: My Own Tale As Written by Me with a Goodly Amount of Murder
by Edward Chupack
published by Thomas Dunne Books

This being the last testament of the infamous pirate Long John Silver, you would do well not to trust a word in its pages. Held captive aboard his own ship, the Linda Maria, he is to be taken to England, where he will hang at the king's pleasure.

Four Wives: A Novel
by Wendy Walker
published by St. Martin's Press

In Wendy Walker's brilliant debut novel, the lives of four wives and mothers intertwine in an insightful tale of suburban life set amid outrageous wealth.

An Incomplete Revenge: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
by Jacqueline Winspear
published by Henry Holt

In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange series of crimes in a small rural community.

Immortal
by Traci L. Slatton
published by Delta

In the majestic heart of Florence, Luca Bastardo is anything but an ordinary boy. Across two centuries of passion and intrigue, Luca will discover an astonishing gift -- one that will lead him to embrace the ancient mysteries of alchemy and healing and to become a trusted confidant to the powerful Medicis.

The Mongoose Deception
by Robert Greer
published by Frog, Ltd.

When Cornelius McPherson, a former highway maintenance man, finds himself trapped in a tunnel he helped create decades earlier, he's horrified to discover the well-preserved, frozen arm of a fellow worker. McPherson remembers a secret the man whispered to him -- that he knew who assassinated John F. Kennedy.

Hooked
by Jane May
published by Kensington

In Jane May's delightfully witty and original take on a classic Grimms' fairytale, a sailor with a dream gets help from a very fishy source . . .

The Spanish Bow
by Andromeda Romano-Lax
published by Harcourt

In a dusty, turn-of-the-century Catalan village, the bequest of a cello bow sets young Feliu Delargo on an unlikely path. When a local land-owner's wrath threatens his family, the Spanish bow leads Feliu to anarchist Barcelona, then on to the court in Madrid, where a music master's daughter gives him his first lessons in the art of love.

I Never Saw Paris
by Harry I. Freund
published by Carroll & Graf

On his way to a department store on 57th Street in Manhattan, 64-year-old businessman Irving Caldman is waiting at the intersection of Park Avenue with three other pedestrians when a driver, asleep at the wheel, jumps the curb.

The Pinball Theory of Apocalypse: A Novel
by Jonathan Selwood
published by Harper Perennial

For years, painter Isabel Raven has made an almost-living forging Impressionist masterpieces to decorate the McMansions of the not-quite-Sotheby's-auction rich. But when she serendipitously hits on an idea that turns her into the "It Girl" of the L.A. art scene, her career takes off just as the rest of her life heads south.

Mademoiselle Victorine: A Novel
by Debra Finerman
published by Three Rivers Press

When Victorine Laurent joins the chorus of the grand Paris Opera ballet, she expects to become the mistress of a wealthy man; this is how young women without family survive in the decadent City of Light.

A Nail Through the Heart
by Timothy Hallinan
published by William Morrow

Travel writer Poke Rafferty is good at looking for trouble -- so good he makes his living writing offbeat travel guides for the young and terminally bored. His Looking for Trouble series is for travelers obsessed with the unusual.

Dead Connection
by Alafair Burke
published by Henry Holt

When two young women are murdered on the streets of New York, exactly one year apart, Detective Ellie Hatcher is called up for a special assignment on the homicide task force. The killer has left behind a clue connecting the two cases to FirstDate.com, a popular online dating service.

History Lesson for Girls: A Novel
by Aurelie Sheehan
published by Penguin

In 1975, Alison Glass, age thirteen, moves to Connecticut with her bohemian parents and her horse, Jazz. Shy, observant, and in a back brace for scoliosis, Alison finds strength in an unlikely friendship with Kate Hamilton, the charismatic but troubled daughter of an egomaniacal new age guru and his substance-loving wife.

Forgive Me: A Novel
by Amanda Eyre Ward
published by Random House

Nadine Morgan thinks she has the life she's always wanted. After fleeing her childhood home on Cape Cod, she chases down the world's most dangerous stories as a foreign correspondent, leaving each place before her ties grow too deep.

Messenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
by Jacqueline Winspear
published by Picador

London, 1931. On the night before the opening of his new and much-anticipated exhibition at a famed Mayfair gallery, Nicholas Bassington-Hope falls to his death. The police declare the fall an accident, but the dead man's twin sister, Georgina, isn't convinced. When the authorities refuse to conduct further investigations and close the case, Georgina -- a journalist and infamous figure in her own right -- takes matters into her own hands.

Volk's Game: A Novel
by Brent Ghelfi
published by Henry Holt and Co

The explosive debut introducing Russian gangster Alexei Volkovoy -- not since Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne has a hero shifted so effortlessly between hunter and hunted.

The Last Summer (of You and Me)
by Ann Brashares
published by Riverhead Hardcover

In the town of Waterby on Fire Island, the rhythms and rituals of summer are sacrosanct: the ceremonial arrivals and departures by ferry; yacht club dinners with terrible food and breathtaking views; the virtual decree against shoes; and the generational parade of sandy, suntanned kids, running, swimming, squealing, and coming of age on the beach.

The Lumby Lines
by Gail Fraser
published by New American Library (Penguin)

Nestled in the Northwest is a quaint little town that its quirky residents are proud to call home. With charming shops lining its one main thoroughfare, Lumby is home to the oldest apple tree in the county and the smallest bank in the state.

Evil Genius
by Catherine Jinks
published by Harcourt

Cadel Piggott has a genius IQ and a fascination with systems of all kinds. At seven he was illegally hacking into computers, and now at fourteen he's studying for his World Domination degree at the Axis Institute founded by criminal mastermind Dr. Phineas Darkkon.

The Screaming Room
by Thomas O'Callaghan
published by Pinnacle

John Driscoll has laid the ghosts of his past to rest. He's ready to start over -- both personally and as an NYPD homicide commander. But it seems that a serial killer has other plans for Driscoll.

Unholy Grail: A Novel
by D.L. Wilson
published by Berkley

Throughout the centuries, it was shrouded in mystery, entrusted to a precious few. But now the guardians of what has become known as the secret gospel are mysteriously dying -- their bodies scarred with the stigmata.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist: A Novel
by Mohsin Hamid
published by Harcourt

At a cafe table in Lahore, a bearded Pakistani man converses with an uneasy American stranger. As dusk deepens to night, he begins the tale that has brought them to this fateful meeting . . .

Christine Falls: A Novel
by Benjamin Black
published by Henry Holt

Quirke and Malachy Griffin were raised as brothers, though Quirke -- rescued from an Irish orphanage by Malachy's father, the eminent Judge Garrett Griffin -- was always the favored son. But Malachy married the American girl Quirke loved, and Quirke settled for her sister, who died in childbirth soon thereafter.

The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel
by Robert Crais
published by Simon & Schuster

Larkin Conner Barkley lives like the City of Angels is hers for the taking. Young and staggeringly rich, she speeds through the city during its loneliest hours, blowing through red after red in her Aston Martin as if running for her life. Until out of nowhere a car appears, and with it the metal-on-metal explosion of a terrible accident.

Queen of the Underworld: A Novel
by Gail Godwin
published by Ballantine Books

In the summer of 1959, as Castro clamps down on Cuba and its first wave of exiles flee to the States, Emma Gant, fresh out of college, begins her career as a reporter.

Spinning Dixie: A Novel
by Eric Dezenhall
published by Thomas Dunne Books

When a gorgeous woman appears at the gates of the White House bearing a mysterious letter, disgraced presidential press secretary and professional spinmeister Jonah Eastman knows that his past has finally caught up with him.

The Rhythm of the Road: A Novel
by Albyn Leah Hall
published by Thomas Dunne Books

A truck driver's daughter who grows up in the front seat of her father's truck, Jo shares her father's love of country music, junk food, and the open highway. Jo's life is a perfect slice of Americana, except that their "open road" is in England, and her father -- the gentle, melancholy Bobby Pickering -- is from Northern Ireland. The only truly American thing about Jo is her mother, whom she has never met.

Flora Segunda: Being the Magickal Mishaps of a Girl of Spirit, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), a House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog
by Ysabeau W. Wilce
published by Harcourt Children's Books

Flora Fyrdraaca knows taking shortcuts in Crackpot Hall can be risky. After all, when a House has eleven thousand decaying rooms that shift about at random, there's no telling where a person might end up.

The Hidden Assassins
by Robert Wilson
published by Harcourt

As Inspector Jefe Javier Falcón investigates a faceless, mutilated corpse, the city of Seville is rocked by a massive explosion. The discovery of a mosque in the basement of a devastated apartment building confirms everybody's fears of terrorism.

Miss Understanding: A Novel
by Stephanie Lessing
published by Avon Trade

As the only kid in kindergarten with an enormous red afro, Zoe was taunted by the other little girls for refusing to share her "Annie" wig, even when she swore it was her own hair (it was).

The Interpretation of Murder: A Novel
by Jed Rubenfeld
published by Henry Holt

The Interpretation of Murder is an intricately plotted, elegantly wrought entertainment filled with delicious surprises, subtle sleights of hand, and fascinating ideas, drawing on Freud's case histories and Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Wandering Hearts: A Novel
by Donna J. Grisanti
published by Phoenix Publishing Corp.

On the cusp of World War II, Raine Foster buries her beloved grandmother and flees impending marriage. After faking her own death, she forges another life intertwined with three strangers. Their lie-sealed odyssey encounters forbidden love, racism, natural disaster, and murder.

Anonymous Lawyer: A Novel
by Jeremy Blachman
published by Henry Holt

He's a hiring partner at one of the world's largest law firms. Brilliant yet ruthless, he has little patience for associates who leave the office before midnight or steal candy from the bowl on his secretary's desk. He hates holidays and paralegals. And he's just started a weblog to tell the world about what life is really like at the top of his profession.

Girls Most Likely: A Novel
by Sheila Williams
published by One World/Ballantine

Girls Most Likely is an emotional, uplifting, often hilarious glimpse into the lives of today's ever-changing African American women, sustained by love, laughter, and sisterhood.

Man Camp: A Novel
by Adrienne Brodeur
published by Ballantine

If males will go to any length to attract females in the animal kingdom, why are their human counterparts so hopeless in courtship? This is the question biologist Lucy Stone and her best friend, Martha McKenna, tackle daily.

The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel
by Kim Edwards
published by Penguin

This stunning novel begins on a winter night in 1964, when a blizzard forces Dr. David Henry to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy, but the doctor immediately recognizes that his daughter has Down's syndrome. For motives he tells himself are good, he makes a split-second decision that will haunt all their lives forever.

The Husband
by Dean Koontz
published by Bantam

With each and every new novel, Dean Koontz raises the stakes -- and the pulse rate -- higher than any other author. Now, in what may be his most suspenseful and heartfelt novel ever, he brings us the story of an ordinary man whose extraordinary commitment to his wife will take him on a harrowing journey.

One Cold Night
by Kate Pepper
published by Onyx

New York Police detective Dave Strauss is haunted by the one case he couldn't solve. A schoolgirl vanished off the streets of New York, with only a trail of blood and a series of untraceable phone calls from "the Groom" hinting at her fate.

Seeker: Book One of the Noble Warriors
by William Nicholson
published by Harcourt

On the rocky island of Anacrea, in a garden within the great castle-monastery called the Nom, lives the All and Only, the god who made all things. He is protected by an elite band of fighter monks. These are the Nomana, the Noble Warriors.

The List: A Love Story in 781 Chapters
by Aneva Stout
published by Workman

The blind date with a gluten allergy. The ex who can't stop talking about the French girlfriend who dumped him. The cute young bartender who knows how to make a Manhattan straight up. And, of course, Mr. Right -- who looks like Liam Neeson.

The Messiah of Morris Avenue: A Novel
by Tony Hendra
published by Henry Holt

Tony Hendra's memoir, Father Joe, became a bestseller and a new classic of faith and spirituality -- even for those not usually inclined. Now he's back with a novel set in a very reverent future where church and state walk hand in hand.

The Passion of Mary Magdalen: A Novel
by Elizabeth Cunningham
published by Monkfish

Make way for Maeve, the feisty, outspoken Celtic Magdalen, telling her own story, on her own terms. No one's disciple, she is lover, bard, priestess, healer. And like her beloved Jesus, Maeve incarnates the divine mystery of love -- in the flesh.

The Priest's Madonna: A Novel
by Amy Hassinger
published by Putnam Adult

At the end of the nineteenth century, a priest in the village of Rennes-le-Château suddenly came into possession of immense wealth. Legend has it that he found some documents that threatened the Catholic Church -- and that he was paid handsomely for his silence.

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian: A Novel
by Marina Lewycka
published by Penguin

When an elderly and newly widowed Ukrainian immigrant declares his intention to remarry, his intended turns out to be a voluptuous gold digger from the old country with a proclivity for green satin underwear and an insatiable appetite for the good life of the West.

The Night Journal: A Novel
by Elizabeth Crook
published by Viking

Elizabeth Crook's novel is a lavish and transporting tale of a young woman discovering the truth about her family's mythic past.

The Geographer's Library: A Novel
by Jon Fasman
published by Penguin

When a reclusive scholar dies under obscure circumstances, reporter Paul Tomm is assigned to write his obituary. But when the coroner in the case is murdered, Tomm finds himself pursuing a story that began nine hundred years ago with the theft of alchemical instruments from the court geographer of Sicily.

The Kindness of Strangers: A Novel
by Katrina Kittle
published by William Morrow

Powerful and poignant, The Kindness of Strangers is a shocking look at how the tragedy of a single family in a small suburban town can affect so many. Katrina Kittle has created a haunting vision of the secret lives of the people we think we know best.

Exile: A Novel
by Richard North Patterson
published by Henry Holt

David Wolfe's life is approaching an exhilarating peak: he's a successful San Francisco lawyer, he's about to get married, and he's being primed for a run for Congress. But when the phone rings and he hears the voice of Hana Arif -- the Palestinian woman with whom he had a secret affair in law school -- he begins a completely unexpected journey.

The Wall: A Thriller
by Jeff Long
published by Atria

Once upon a time, thirty-five years ago, Hugh and Lewis were Yosemite legends. El Capitan was their holy grail, and their destiny seemed written on its big walls. Here they met the women who married, then left them. Hugh's wife mysteriously disappeared into the desert. Lewis's wife is divorcing him. Now, the old friends reunite to climb El Cap one last time and make a fresh start.

Bone Thief
by Thomas O'Callaghan
published by Zebra Books - Kensington

The women seem to have no connection except one: they have all been the victims of a twisted madman who slays his victims and steals their bones as gruesome trophies.

7 Deadly Wonders: A Novel
by Matthew Reilly
published by Simon & Schuster

Matthew Reilly, the New York Times bestselling author and "pedal-to-the-metal action novelist" (Publishers Weekly), is back in high gear on the greatest treasure hunt of all time -- a headlong race to find the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Zanesville: A Novel
by Kris Saknussemm
published by Villard

By turn hilarious and deeply moving, a savage, fiercely intelligent satire that is also a page-turning adventure and a transcendent love story, Zanesville marks the arrival of a brilliant new voice in fiction.

The Mercy of Thin Air: A Novel
by Ronlyn Domingue
published by Atria

"With lucid supple prose, Ronlyn Domingue weaves a gossamer tale suspended between two worlds," lauds acclaimed author James Wilcox. The Mercy of Thin Air is a wondrous, incredibly wrought novel that evokes the transformative power of love, memory, and time.

My Very Own Murder
by Josephine Carr
published by NAL Trade

Free-spirited and freshly divorced, fifty-year-old Anne Johnson is living the good life. With plenty of money to keep her comfortable, she spends her nights in her luxurious, elegant apartment in Washington, D.C., cuddled up beside the fireplace with a good book in one hand and a perfect martini in the other.

Close Case: A Samantha Kincaid Mystery
by Alafair Burke
published by Henry Holt

Investigating the brutal murder of a hotshot journalist, Samantha Kincaid finds herself caught in the middle of an increasingly personal -- and potentially dangerous -- struggle between Portland's police and the DA's office.

She's Got Issues
by Stephanie Lessing
published by Avon Trade

Chloe Rose is living the dream. She is the newest assistant to the assistant at Issues Magazine, and she has a key to the shoe closet. Her natural talent for accessorizing, not to mention her happy-go-lucky attitude, are attracting lots of attention. Everyone is being so nice to her! Could life get any better?

The God Particle: A Novel
by Richard Cox
published by Del Rey

American businessman Steve Keeley is hurtled three stories to the cold cobblestone street in Zurich. In the days that follow, a doctor performs miraculous surgery on Keeley, who wakes up to find that everything about his world has changed. He seems to sense things before they happen, and thinks he's capable of feats that are clearly impossible.

Seven Minutes to Noon
by Kate Pepper
published by Signet

On a day that seems perfectly ordinary, Alice Halpern waits for her best friend at the playground where they always meet with their children in their comfortable Brooklyn neighborhood. But when Lauren doesn't come, and then fails to pick up her son from school, a normal day turns into a nightmare -- and Alice begins to realize that nothing will ever be ordinary again.

Young Bond: Silverfin: Book One
by Charlie Higson
published by Miramax

Acclaimed British writer and Bond fanatic, Charlie Higson, with the Ian Fleming Estate, writes an edge-of-your-seat thriller that will appeal to young adults and serious Bond fans alike.

In Dahlia's Wake: A Novel
by Yona Zeldis McDonough
published by Doubleday

Rick and Naomi fell in love in college, married soon afterward, and weathered the setbacks in their lives -- including Naomi's repeated miscarriages -- secure in their love for each other. With the birth of their daughter, Dahlia, everything finally glides into place. Then, in a single unbelievable moment, their close-knit life is utterly shattered.

On the Right Side of a Dream: A Novel
by Sheila Williams
published by One World/Ballantine

When Juanita Lewis arrived in Paper Moon, Montana, courtesy of a Greyhound bus, she was just looking for a brief respite. Instead, she found a home, friends, and a man to love.

Alibi: A Novel
by Joseph Kanon
published by Henry Holt

Using the piazzas and canals of Venice as an enthralling but sinister backdrop, Joseph Kanon has again written a gripping historical thriller. Alibi is at once a murder mystery, a love story, and a superbly crafted novel about the nature of moral responsibility.

False Impression
by Jeffrey Archer
published by St. Martin's Press

Why was an elegant lady brutally murdered the night before 9/11? Why was a successful New York banker not surprised to receive a woman's left ear in the morning mail? Why did a top Manhattan lawyer work only for one client, but never charge a fee?

Rosa: A Novel
by Jonathan Rabb
published by Crown

In the last days of the First World War, socialist revolution swept across Germany, sending Kaiser Wilhelm into exile and transforming Berlin into a battleground. But for Detective Inspector Nikolai Hoffner and his young assistant, Hans Fichte, the revolution is a mere inconvenience.

Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand
published by Penguin

Ayn Rand's epochal novel, first published in 1957, has been a bestseller for more than four decades as well as an intellectual landmark. It is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world -- and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators? Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies but against those who needed him most -- and his hardest battle against the woman he loved? What is the world's motor -- and the motive power of every man?

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