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    • Black Jack Point
      Black Jack Point
      Jeff Abbott.
      When the bodies of his missing friends are found buried at Black Jack Point, Texas judge Whit Mosley sets out to find the killers, plunging into a perilous world in which his only ally, police detective Claudia Salazar, is kidnapped.
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    • Beauty to die for : a spa mystery
      Beauty to die for : a spa mystery
      Kim Alexis & Mindy Starns Clark.
      "Twenty-five years ago, Juliette Taylor walked away from her career as a supermodel after a chance encounter with a handsome stranger. She's never regretted that decision--and never forgotten the man who gave her the courage to change her life. These days, Juliette's ministry is providing encouragment to women who spend their time caring for and nurturing others. She uses her successful skin care line and spa retreats to rejuvenate these 'servers.' Isn't it time someone took care of you for a change? That's the theme for this weekend's retreat, and Juliette can't wait. But as she heads for the world-renowned Palm Grotto Resort and Spa, she runs into Raven, a fellow supermodel from back in the day known for her fiery red hair and equally fiery temper. Within minutes, Raven flies into a rage and threatens to kill Juliette. Two hours later, Raven is dead. Filled with guilt and sadness, at first Juliette doesn't even notice the curious arrival of TOTGA--The One That Got Away. Now she must sort out her feelings for this man from her past, as well as try to learn who killed her old modeling rival and why--before she becomes the prime suspect ... or the next victim."--P. [4] of cover.
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    • Maya's notebook : a novel
      Maya's notebook : a novel
      Isabel Allende
      After the death of her beloved grandfather, nineteen-year-old Maya Vidal, turning to drugs, alcohol, and petty crimes, becomes trapped in a war between assassins, the police, the FBI, and Interpol, until her grandmother helps her escape to the remote island of Chiloe, off coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life. Maya, a young American on the run records in her diary her adjustment to a new country, her drug problems, her romantic life, and other developments.
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    • Ride or die chick. 1
      Ride or die chick. 1
      J.M. Benjamin.
      From the day he was born, Treacherous Freeman was never given a fair chance. He was raised by his father, a notorious gangster who deprived Treacherous of a normal childhood. Instead, he gave Treacherous an education in life on the streets of Virginia. Teflon Jackson is a beautiful woman who is the result of a horrible union. With a prostitute for a mother and a pimp for a father, Teflon's childhood was far from a fairy-tale. Treacherous and Teflon cross paths, and what starts out as a bad situation blossom into an unbreakable bond.
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    • The crown
      The crown
      Nancy Bilyeau.
      Leaving her Dominican Order to stand by a cousin who has been condemned to death by Henry VIII, novice Joanna Stafford and her father are arrested and ordered by the Bishop of Winchester to recover a religious artifact believed to hold a sacred power.
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    • The final detail : a Myron Bolitar novel
      The final detail : a Myron Bolitar novel
      Harlan Coben.
      When Myron Bolitar's best friend and partner is arrested for the murder of a client--a fallen baseball star attempting a comeback--Myron and his sidekick Win plunge into their most difficult and bizarre case yet.
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    • The skin collector : a Lincoln Rhyme novel
      The skin collector : a Lincoln Rhyme novel
      Jeffery Deaver.
      Drafted in to investigate a series of killings by a butcher known as the Skin Collector, NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme and his associate Amelia Sachs have little to go on but a series of cryptic messages left etched into the skin of the deceased.
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    • Heart of the dragon
    • The man in the high castle
      The man in the high castle
      Philip K. Dick.
      Slavery is back. America, 1962. Having lost a war, America finds itself under Nazi Germany and Japan occupation. A few Jews still live under assumed names. The 'I Ching' is prevalent in San Francisco. Science fiction meets serious ideas in this take on a possible alternate history.
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    • Hidden doors, secret rooms
    • Top secret twenty-one
      Top secret twenty-one
      Janet Evanovich.
      "Trenton, New Jersey's favorite used car dealer, Jimmy Poletti, was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Now he's out on bail and has missed his date in court--and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. Leads are quickly turning into dead ends, and all too frequently into dead bodies. Even Joe Morelli, the city's hottest cop, is struggling to find a clue to the suspected killer's whereabouts. To top things off, Ranger--resident security expert and Stephanie's greatest temptation--has been the target of an assassination plot. He's dodged the bullet this time, but if Ranger wants to survive the next attempt on his life, he'll have to enlist Stephanie's help. Death threats, highly trained assassins, highly untrained assassins and Stark Street being overrun with a pack of feral Chihuahuas are all in a day's work for Stephanie Plum"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Terminal city : a novel
    • Red velvet cupcake murder [text (large print)]
    • Gone girl : a novel
      Gone girl : a novel
      Gillian Flynn.
      On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
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    • Baby momma
      Baby momma
      Ni'chelle Genovese.
      Caught up in a game of fast money, faster women, and a hustler's dream, Rasheed's secrets and lies threaten to completely sever his alliance with his baby's mother Michelle, who attempts to hold the threads of their lives together.
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    • The fault in our stars
      The fault in our stars
      John Green.
      Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.
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    • Finding faith : a Christian suspense novel
      Finding faith : a Christian suspense novel
      Jon Guenther.
      "The congregation at Solid Rock Baptist Church is desperate to find their missing pastor, Joe Faith. Rachel Sloane, a cynical P.I. from Nashville, reluctantly accepts the gig even when the church elders tell her she was fulfilling God's purpose. She is, to say the least, skeptical as she sets out to fulfill her mission. But a trail of misdirection lands Sloane deep inside the nightmarish world of human trafficking. Cut off from any way to call for help, with a young, former prostitute as her only ally, Sloane must endure a cruel and inhumane existence at the hands of evil men. From the murky, despicable underworld of the U.S. sex trade to a hellish labor camp in the jungles of Guatemala, Sloane follows the trail of the enigmatic pastor. A trail that will force her to put faith in a God she doesn't believe in, and hope that she will be redeemed."--Page [4] of cover.
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    • The Arnifour affair
      The Arnifour affair
      Gregory Harris.
      In turn-of-the-20th-century London, aristocratic gay sleuth Colin Pendragon and his partner Ethan Pruitt try to solve the murder of Lady Arnifour's husband, as well as the disappearance of a street urchin's sister.
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    • Fresh meat
    • Ravished by desire
      Ravished by desire
      Brenda Jackson.
      A Little Dare: When Shelly Brockman walks in to his office, Sheriff Dare Westmoreland can almost taste the sweet, steamy passion they'd once shared. Then she informs him that he is the father of her son, the unruly preteen Dare arrested earlier that day, and his fantasies turn to fury. Thorn's Challenge: One sizzling kiss from Thorn Westmoreland isn't enough to convince Tara Matthews to risk her heart again...or is it?
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    • Live to see tomorrow
      Live to see tomorrow
      Iris Johansen.
      "Catherine Ling: raised on the streets of Hong Kong, she has been a shadowy CIA Operative since she was fourteen years old. Now, years later, Catherine is as lethal as she is beautiful. There are only a few things in life she cares for. One is her son. Kidnapped when he was only two, Catherine has only recently been reunited with him and the vow of her heart is never to let him face danger again. The other is her mentor, Hu Chang. Mysterious, brilliant, and deadly, Hu Chang taught Catherine everything she knows and she is loyal to him. Now, Hu Chang is calling Catherine to a new task: rescue an imprisoned journalist in Tibet--a woman who has been subjected to unspeakable horrors. Her connection to Hu Chang is unknown. What's also unknown is that Catherine will be going up against a man so evil, his crimes have stretched back into this area for forty years. Is Catherine being used as a pawn by Hu Chang? Can she save a woman she's never even met? And will either of them live to see tomorrow? "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Mr. Mercedes : a novel
      Mr. Mercedes : a novel
      Stephen King.
      "In a mega-stakes, high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands. In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes. In another part of town, months later, a retired cop named Bill Hodges is still haunted by the unsolved crime. When he gets a crazed letter from someone who self-identifies as the "perk" and threatens an even more diabolical attack, Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on preventing another tragedy. Brady Hartfield lives with his alcoholic mother in the house where he was born. He loved the feel of death under the wheels of the Mercedes, and he wants that rush again. Only Bill Hodges, with a couple of highly unlikely allies, can apprehend the killer before he strikes again. And they have no time to lose, because Brady's next mission, if it succeeds, will kill or maim thousands. Mr. Mercedes is a war between good and evil, from the master of suspense whose insight into the mind of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • New under the sun
      New under the sun
      Nancy Kress
      "Set in the near future, Nancy Kress's story gives us a world increasingly hostile to new ideas as religious fundamentalism dictates social agenda and where the primary use of science is to bolster these very same uncompromising attitudes"--P. 4 of cover.
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    • The Honourable Schoolboy
      The Honourable Schoolboy
      John Le Carre.
      The preceding novel in the George Smiley series, Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy ended with the devastating unmasking of a double agent at the heart of the British Secret Service. Now, in The honourable schoolboy, George Smiley, who has assumed the unenviable job of restoring the health and reputation of his demoralized organization, goes on the offensive.
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    • Delicious
      Delicious
      Adrianne Lee.
      Workaholic Nick Taziano is the proud owner of a successful marketing company in Montana. But his career takes a backseat when he learns his dad plans to remarry his ex. Nick fears she'll break his heart again. And he doesn't like being reunited with her obnoxious daughter until the all-grown-up beauty kisses him at the engagement party. A promising chef at Big Sky Pie, Jane Wilson never, ever wanted to see Nick Taziano again, but he's just been hired to do the pie shop's marketing. How's a girl supposed to bake the best pastries in town when he's a constant reminder of their steamy chemistry? His chocolate eyes and sexy dimples heat up the kitchen-and every part of her body. Jane has no room for a man in her life, yet sometimes the most delicious dishes don't follow the recipe.
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    • The switch
      The switch
      Elmore Leonard.
      Ordell Robbie and Louis Gara plan to kidnap the wife of a Detroit developer and collect some easy money. What they didn't count on is that the wife has a bum of a husband with a secret mistress. He doesn't want his wife back.
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    • The myth of Wu Tao-tzu
    • Every secret thing
      Every secret thing
      Laura Lippman.
      Secrets still surround the past of two eighteen-year-old girls recently released from prison after serving time for the murder of a young child, when a second crime, similar to the first, occurs.
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    • Apocalypse Z : the beginning of the end
    • Labor Day
      Labor Day
      Joyce Maynard.
      "As the end of summer approaches and a long, hot Labor Day weekend looms, the life of lonely thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler is irrevocably changed when he and his emotionally fragile mother show kindness to a stranger with a terrible secret."--Back cover.
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    • Gray justice
      Gray justice
      Alan McDermott.
      "When ex-soldier Tom Gray loses his wife and child to a career criminal, it seems life can't get much worse. But when the killer is let off with time served on remand, Gray knows there is something fundamentally wrong with the justice system. Engaging the help of his ex-SAS buddies, he kidnaps five repeat offenders and asks the public to vote on their fate: Should they be allowed to continue their criminal ways with inadequate punishment, or has Britain had enough?"--Page [4] of cover.
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    • The reunion
      The reunion
      Susan X. Meagher.
      High school reunions. Nearly everyone is mildly curious about their classmates' fortunes, but for some, the promise of soothing past hurts proves irresistible. Living in her native England, Jemma had largely forgotten about her traumatic senior year. But now that she's back in America, that damned invitation keeps nudging her... reminding her of the unexplored path she'd been sure she was hers for the taking. Shelby hasn't fared as well as Jemma. Or maybe she's just not been able to vanquish the past. No matter what has gotten her stuck-- she feels like she's fallen into quicksand. Maybe going to the reunion will let her connect with some old friends, to free herself from whatever is stopping her from living the life she was called to experience. To most,the potential of meeting your old classmates again promises an evening of shared memories. For Jemma and Shelby, this reunion will change their worlds -- Amazon.com
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    • Unlucky 13
      Unlucky 13
      James Patterson and Maxine Paetro.
      "San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn't be better. Then the FBI sends Lindsay a photo of a killer from her past, and her happy world is shattered. The picture captures a beautiful woman at a stoplight. But all Lindsay sees is the psychopath behind those seductive eyes: Mackie Morales, the most deranged and dangerous mind the Women's Murder Club has ever encountered. In this pulse-racing, emotionally charged novel by James Patterson, the Women's Murder Club must find a killer--before she finds them first" -- from publisher's web site.
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    • Unstoppable : a country roads novel
    • A brisket, a casket
      A brisket, a casket
      Delia Rosen.
      Inheriting Murray's, her uncle's Jewish deli, Gwen Silver arrives in Nashville, Tennessee to keep his legacy alive, but instead is faced with a greedy real estate developer, a hunky police detective, and a murder on Kosher Karaoke Night.
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    • Clammed up
      Clammed up
      Barbara Ross
      Summer has come to Busmans Harbor Maine and tourists are lining up for a taste of authentic New England seafood courtesy of the Snowden Family Clambake Company. But theres something sinister on the boil this season. A killer has crashed a wedding party adding mystery to the menu at the worst possible moment. Julia Snowden returned to her hometown to rescue her familys struggling clambake business--not to solve crimes. But that was before a catered wedding on picturesque Morrow Island turned into a reception for murder. When the best mans corpse is found hanging from the grand staircase in the Snowden family mansion Julia must put the chowder pot on the back burner and join the search for the killer. And with suspicion falling on her old crush Chris Durand the recipe for saving her business and salvaging her love life might be one and the same.
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    • Charon's claw
      Charon's claw
      R.A. Salvatore.
      Drizzt helps a beautiful elf seek revenge and breaks an old enemy free from slavery.
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    • Veil of the deserters
      Veil of the deserters
      Jeff Salyards.
      Capt. Braylar Killcoin and his army are summoned by Emperor Cynead back to the snake pit of the imperial court. They have no choice but to obey, abandoning hard-won gains in mid-campaign. Between them and their destination are lands filled with overt enemies and treacherous allies. Surviving the journey will require cunning and well-timed violence, with little space for mercy or common decency. Worse, winning their home is no surety of safety.
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    • Words of radiance
      Words of radiance
      Brandon Sanderson.
      The war with the Parshendi moves into a new, dangerous phase, as Dalinar leads the human armies deep into the heart of the Shattered Plains. Meanwhile Shallan searches for the legendary city of Urithuru, and Kaladin, leader of the restored Knights Radiant, masters the powers of a Windrunner.
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    • Cop Town : a novel
      Cop Town : a novel
      Karin Slaughter.
      "Atlanta, 1974. It's Kate Murphy's first day on the job and the Atlanta Police Department is seething after the murder of an officer. Before the day has barely begun, she already suspects she's not cut out for the job as a cop. Her male uniform is too big, she can't handle a gun, and she's rapidly learning that the APD is hardly a place that welcomes women. Worse still, in the ensuing manhunt, he'll be partnered with Maggie Lawson, a cop with her own ax to grind (and a brother and uncle already on the force)--a strategy meant to isolate Kate and Maggie from the action. But the move will backfire, putting them right at the heart of it"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Love... from both sides
      Love... from both sides
      Nick Spalding.
      "Dating isn't easy these days. Just ask hapless singletons Jamie Newman and Laura McIntyre, two thirtyish Brits who are trying to remain positive in the face of all of the awkwardness, chaos, and humiliation that pave the road to finding love. Jamie, who's still licking his wounds after his fiancee abandoned him, will try just about anything to find the girl of his dreams: from disastrous blind dates to the world's worst speed-dating event. Laura, who is getting a little nervous with the big 3-0 looming, tries to put her awful-but-sexy ex in her rear view and move on, even if it means blind dates with spandex-clad bikers and drunken first-date hand jobs. When Jamie and Laura finally meet each other, love starts to blossom-- but throw in some bad fajitas, obnoxious parents, and exes coming out of the woodwork, and things get complicated fast. A hilarious, relatable romp through the travails of modern love, this book will make you laugh until you cry"--Amazon.com.
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    • Redbone
      Redbone
      T. Styles.
      "When Farah Cotton places a classified ad stating, "Cute redbone female looking to share a luxury apartment with another redbone female," many women apply. One look at the lush apartment in Washington, D.C., and every fly girl around wants a chance to call Platinum Lofts her new home. The moment Farah lays eyes on Lesa Carmine, a pretty young woman with an active lifestyle and a sunny disposition, she knows she's found the perfect girl for her ultimate plan. The two become fast friends-until Farah becomes intrusive and then her siblings move in, violating Lesa's privacy. Farah seems dangerous when she's around them, and Lesa attempts to sever ties without paying rent. Feeling overcome with blinding rage, Farah finds all kinds of ways to seek revenge. From poisoning to spreading vicious lies, she makes it known that she doesn't take Lesa's brush-off lightly."--P. 4 of cover.
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    • Raunchy. 3, Jayden's passion
      Raunchy. 3, Jayden's passion
      T. Styles.
      "When Jayden Phillips is violated by her sister, she rethinks her life and relationship with her family. She quickly realizes she has to take care of a few loose ends, which ultimately result in bloodshed and chaos. Will she survive the deadly decisions she's made or will life as she knows it come to a crashing end?"--Cover, p. [4].
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    • Redbone 2 : takeover at Platinum Lofts
      Redbone 2 : takeover at Platinum Lofts
      T. Styles.
      Bodies start to pile up when Della arrives at Platinum Lofts to bring the war to Farah after a Baker boy goes missing.
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    • Pretty kings
    • Ericka Kane : never trust a bitch with power
      Ericka Kane : never trust a bitch with power
      Kiki Swinson.
      "Ericka Kane is the only child of a multi-millionaire with ties to some very powerful men from his native country, Nigeria. Ericka never knew exactly how her father made his riches, except through various investment deals, but that would all change after her best friend Tia Cassidy comes up missing. While the local cops form a search team to find the whereabouts of Ericka's best friend Tia, Ericka forms her own search. In the middle of Ericka's own investigative work, she will uncover some shocking information about her father, Eric, and her loyalty to him will be tested. But after everything blows up in her face, her father's loyalty won't matter to either of them. The question that remains is, will Tia ever be found--dead or alive?"-- From back cover.
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    • The goldfinch
      The goldfinch
      Donna Tartt.
      "The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of art"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Lip smackin' good
      Lip smackin' good
      Natalie Weber.
      After starting up a successful phone sex business, Cindy is too busy to notice that her best friend Sherry has things on her mind other than just helping out.
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    • Rich girl problems : a Millionaire wives club novel
      Rich girl problems : a Millionaire wives club novel
      Tu-Shonda Whitaker.
      "The diamonds are flawless, their drama is turned up ultra high, and the taboo beauties from Tu-Shonda L. Whitaker's Millionaire Wives Club are back for a third season of explosive lies, forbidden sex, and scandals like you've never seen before! Step into the world of cable TV's hit reality show and meet new bride and new mother Milan, who finally has everything she's ever dreamed of. Problem is her perfect life doesn't work for TV. What will she do when the producer threatens to fire her? Editor-in-chief Chaunci isn't feeling the fame and the last thing she needs is to share the spotlight with her worst enemy, newcomer Journee. Socialite Journee expected her eighty-two-year-old husband to only live four days past their wedding night, but it's been four years. And just when it seems that he's ready to meet his maker, his son--Journee's ex-lover--shows up. Hair care mogul Vera is struggling with her failing marriage and the last thing she needs is her drug-addicted mother to further ruin her life or her image. Jaise is finally standing by her man. But will she live the life she thinks or will it cost her everything?"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Mother, mother : a novel
      Mother, mother : a novel
      Koren Zailckas.
      Josephine Hurst has her family under control: two beautiful daughters, a brilliantly intelligent son, a tech-guru of a husband and a historical landmark home. But living in this matriarch's determinedly cheerful, yet subtly controlling domain hasn't been easy for her family. When her oldest daughter, Rose, runs off with a mysterious boyfriend, Josephine tightens her grip, gradually turning her flawless home into a darker sort of prison.
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