New Arrivals · All Fiction

April 25, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Death doesn't bargain

April 24, 2018
Kenyon, Sherrilyn, 1965- author.
New York : Tor, 2018.
334 pages ; 25 cm.
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
"The Deadmen are back. But so are the demons who have broken free of their eternal prison and are bent on mankind's destruction. The worst of the lot is Vine. She will see the world burn - and has the perfect lure to destroy them all. To defeat evil, it sometimes takes an even worse evil, and Cameron Jack is willing to do whatever she must to make this right. If Vine thought she had her hands full before, she hasn't seen anything nearly as powerful as Cameron's resolve."--Inside dust jacket.

Antique blues

April 24, 2018
Cleland, Jane K., author.
New York : Minotaur Books, 2018.
291 pages ; 22 cm.
When amateur sleuth and antiques expert Josie Prescott is called in to appraise a Japanese woodblock print and vintage guitar for her friend Mo, she's thrilled--until Mo is murdered. It doesn't take her long to pinpoint one suspect: Mo's sister's manipulative boyfriend, who sold her the print-and has now, conveniently, disappeared. Josie's antiques know-how and detective skills soon lead her down an increasingly perplexing trail, scattered with gamblers, extramarital affairs, and under-the-table purchases. Readers will relish a return to Rocky Point with Josie as she works together with her friends--the ambitious young reporter Wes Smith, and Rocky Point's savvy police chief, Ellis Hunter--to sift through the conflicting stories around them and find Mo's killer.--Amazon.com

Antiques wanted

April 24, 2018
Allan, Barbara, author.
New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2018.
216 pages : illustration ; 22 cm.
After Vivian decides to run for county sheriff and Brandy agrees to be the campaign manager, a massive explosion sends Brandy to the ER and and kills the elderly aunt of Vivian's political opponent, putting Brandy and her mother on the trail of a killer.

The bride takes a groom

April 24, 2018
Berne, Lisa, author.
New York, NY : Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
354 pages ; 17 cm.
Tired of her parents' plotting to marry her into the nobility, wealthy heiress Katherine Brooke offers Captain Hugo Penhallow a marriage of convenience, a practical arrangement that leads to far more than she ever dreamed of.

Dead girl running

April 24, 2018
Dodd, Christina, author.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : HQN, [2018]
357 pages ; 21 cm
I have three confessions to make: 1. I've got the scar of gunshot on my forehead. 2. I don't remember an entire year of my life. 3. My name is Kellen Adams ... and that's half a lie. Girl running ... from a year she can't remember, from a husband she prays is dead, from homelessness and fear. Tough, capable Kellen Adams takes a job as assistant manager of a remote vacation resort on the North Pacific Coast. There amid the towering storms and the lashing waves, she hopes to find sanctuary. But when she discovers a woman's dead and mutilated body, she's soon trying to keep her own secrets while investigating first one murder ... then another. Now every guest and employee is a suspect. Every friendly face a mask. Every kind word a lie. Kellen's driven to defend her job, her friends and the place she's come to call home. Yet she wonders--with the scar of a gunshot on her forehead and amnesia that leaves her unsure of her own past--could the killer be staring her in the face?

The glass room

April 24, 2018
Cleeves, Ann, author.
©2012
373 pages ; 22 cm.
First published in Great Britain by Pan Books.
"DI Vera Stanhope is not one to make friends easily, but her hippy neighbors keep her well-supplied in homebrew and conversation, and somehow bonds have formed. When one of them goes missing, Vera tracks the young woman down to the Writers' House, a country retreat where aspiring authors work on their stories. Things get complicated when a body is discovered, and Vera's neighbor is found with a knife in her hand. Calling in the team, Vera knows that she should hand the case over. She's too close to the main suspect. But the investigation is too tempting, and she's never been one to follow the rules. Somewhere there is a killer who has taken murder off the page and is making it real"-- Provided by publisher.

Hide and sneak

April 24, 2018
McKevett, G. A., author.
New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2018.
277 pages ; 22 cm.
Savannah Reid of the Midnight Magnolia Detective Agency takes on the case of a rising-star actor whose wife and toddler went missing right before their nanny was found murdered.

The husband hour

April 24, 2018
Brenner, Jamie, 1971- author.
©2018
360 pages ; 24 cm
When a young widow's reclusive life in a charming beach town is interrupted by a surprise visitor, she is forced to reckon with dark secrets about her family, her late husband, and the past she tried to leave behind.

This I know

April 24, 2018
Edwards, Eldonna, author.
New York : John Scognamiglio Books, Kensington Books, 2018.
viii, 310 pages ; 22 cm

Undercurrents : a Faye Longchamp mystery

April 24, 2018
Evans, Mary Anna, author.
©2018
viii, 332 pages ; 23 cm.
In Undercurrents , the eleventh Faye Longchamp Mystery, Faye has traveled to Memphis, a city steeped in music, poverty, history, and the smoky tang of barbecue. She's there working alone to do an assessment of a site, welcome work for her small archaeological consulting firm. When Faye spies a child too young to be wandering along a creek alone, she follows the girl. A day later she uncovers a dying woman, buried alive near a spot where Kali might well be hiding. Nobody would blame Faye for running hard, but she can't make herself leave Kali, the woman's now orphaned daughter, who might be in danger. She's not welcomed by the people in Kali's struggling community, nor by the police working the crime. Yet she stays, for Kali, and for the bereaved who need her to communicate their fears to a police department that they trust even less than they trust Faye. When they confide rumors of other women beaten to death by a man so obsessed with burial that he places fresh flowers in their cold hands, Faye begs the police to widen the investigation to seek a serial killer. They refuse. Faye's gut is telling her that a monster is stalking Memphis, endangering the child she has come to love. If the police can't catch him, then she will have no choice but to try to find him herself.

Disturbing his peace

April 24, 2018
Bailey, Tessa, author.
New York, NY : Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
vi, 356 pages ; 17 cm.

From the earth to the shadows

April 24, 2018
Hocking, Amanda, author.
New York : Wednesday Books, 2018.
424 pages ; 21 cm.
While dealing with dark revelations about her life and her world, Valkyrie Malin finds herself with new allies, and her quest for the truth leads her to places she never thought possible.

The chuckwagon trail

April 24, 2018
Johnstone, William W, author.
©2017
379 pages ; 18 cm
Framed for murder, Dewey "Mac" McKenzie flees New Orleans to become a chuck-wagon cook on a cattle drive and learns that the drive's trail boss plans to double-cross the herd's owner and steal the money the herd brings in.

Dead on arrival

April 24, 2018
Swinson, Kiki, author.
New York, NY : Dafina Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., 2018.
279 pages ; 22 cm
Desperate to pay off gambling debts, Dawn and Reese Spencer get drawn into a lucrative illegal-immigrant-smuggling ring, but after several immigrants turn up dead on arrival and Reese bets more than he can ever repay, the Feds and cold-blooded loan sharks begin closing in.

These vengeful souls

April 24, 2018
Shanker, Tarun, author.
New York : Swoon Reads, 2018.
291 pages ; 21 cm
On the run with the grieving Sebastian Braddock, Evelyn must decide if her need for vengeance against the evil Captain Goode is strong enough to put her friends at risk.

The 17th suspect

April 23, 2018
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
348 pages ; 24 cm.
A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets inside Lindsay in dangerous ways. She suffers unsettling medical symptoms, and her friends and confidantes in the Women's Murder Club warn Lindsay against taking the crimes too much to heart. With lives at stake, the detective can't help but follow the case into ever more terrifying terrain. A decorated officer, loving wife, devoted mother, and loyal friend, Lindsay's unwavering integrity has never failed her. But now she is confronting a killer who is determined to undermine it all.

Death of a cookbook author

April 23, 2018
Hollis, Lee, author.
New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
315 pages ; 18 cm.
Includes recipe index.
"Includes seven delectable recipes from Hayley's kitchen!"--Back cover.
When Hayley's idol, cookbook author and TV personality Penelope Janice, invites her to participate in a Fourth of July celebrity cook-off at her seaside estate in Seal Harbor, Maine, Hayley couldn't be more flattered. She just hopes she can measure up. With a who's who of famous chefs whipping up their signature dishes, this holiday weekend has all the ingredients for a once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience.

Nothing is forgotten : a novel

April 23, 2018
Golden, Peter, 1953- author.
©2018
339 pages ; 24 cm
"In 1950s New Jersey, Michael Daniels launches a radio show in the storage room of his Russian-Jewish grandmother's candy store. Not only does the show become a local hit because of his running satires of USSR leader Nikita Khrushchev, but half a world away, it picks up listeners in a small Soviet city. There, with rock and roll leaking in through bootlegged airwaves, Yulianna Kosoy—a war orphan in her mid-twenties—is sneaking American goods into the country with her boss, Der Schmuggler. But just as Michael's radio show is taking off, his grandmother is murdered in the candy store. Why anyone would commit such an atrocity against such a warm, affable woman is anyone's guess. But she had always been secretive about her past and, as Michael discovers, guarded a shadowy ancestral history. In order to solve the mystery of who killed her, Michael sets out to Europe to learn where he—and his grandmother—really came from."--Amazon.com

The weaver's daughter

April 23, 2018
Ladd, Sarah E., author.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2018]
358 pages ; 22 cm
"Travel back to Regency England and the Industrial Revolution with Sarah Ladd as she weaves the tale of a woman torn between her father's stubborn hold on the past and her dreams for the fast-approaching future ... Kate Hathaway comes from a long line of handloom weavers. With the Industrial Revolution in full swing, Yorkshire's textile industry is changing, but Kate's father, a successful but feared clothier, rejects technological advances. With the aid of fellow artisans, he will do anything to keep outsiders-and mechanical looms-out of their small village of Ambledale. With his military days behind him, Nicholas Stockton returns home to England and expects to take his place in the family business-a textile mill in Ambledale. But when his grandfather dies suddenly and leaves the struggling mill entirely in his care, Nicholas is confronted with the monumental task of righting his grandfather's wrongs, especially when it comes to the manner in which the mill workers have been treated. Kate is wary of the handsome man now running the Stockton Mill, but after spending time with him in various social settings and watching him advocate for the less fortunate, she warms to him. Nicholas, too, has been warned that the Hathaways are a dangerous family, but after witnessing Kate's kindness, his opinion changes. As her father becomes increasingly desperate, Kate faces the impossible choice: preserve her father's legacy and sacrifice her own dreams, or put her fate in the hands of a man she barely knows and fight for the future she has come to believe in. With courage and God's guidance, Kate steps into the future and discovers a love she never knew possible"-- Provided by publisher.

Nothing forgotten : a novel

April 23, 2018
Levine, Jessica, author.
©2018
321 pages ; 22 cm
"When Anna, now living in California, is contacted by the Italian lover she knew decades before, she recalls their affair and the child she gave up for adoption. As the episode returns to haunt her--threatening the life she's built, including her marriage--the story moves back in time to her youth in Europe. Rome, 1979. Anna, twenty-two and living abroad, is involved with a man already engaged to be married. When she meets and befriends his fiancée, she is forced to confront the moral consequences of her actions. But an unexpected pregnancy, an anonymous letter, and threatening relatives complicate the picture. A novel in which an unconventional heroine, far from home, is forced to reckon with the judgment of others" -- Cover.

A devil of a duke

April 23, 2018
Hunter, Madeline, author.
New York, NY : Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
341 pages ; 17 cm
Amanda Waverly, who is working as a secretary while desperately trying to escape the life of crime into which she was born, tries to resist the charms of the notorious Duke of Langford, from whom she must hide her true identity.

Collusion

April 23, 2018
Diamond, De'nesha, author.
New York, NY : Dafina Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
406 pages ; 21 cm.
Includes preview of 'Conspiracy' also by author.
"In D.C.'s cutthroat political arena, revenge is the ultimate nuclear option . . . Framed for a high-profile murder, Abrianna Parker finds herself hurtling down a conspiracy rabbit hole in a desperate attempt to clear her name. Her only way out is to go after the most powerful man in the country. But the powers that be play dirty—and expose her billionaire adoptive father, Cargill Parker, and his criminal activity. With charges of collusion swirling on Capitol Hill, police and Federal agencies force Abrianna off the grid. But she’s not alone. By her side is ex-con turned private investigator Kadir Kahlifa, a man as seductive as he is dangerous. While battling a fiery passion, they team up with their band of street rebels and digital revolutionaries to burn through deception and spin to uncover the truth before it costs more innocent lives—mainly their own."--Back cover.

Bleeding tarts

April 23, 2018
Weiss, Kirsten, 1968- author.
New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp., 2018.
361 pages ; 18 cm.
"Includes recipes!"--Cover.
What better place to sponsor a pie-eating contest than the Bar X, a fake ghost town available for exclusive private events. Valentine Harris is providing the pies, hoping to boost business for her struggling Pie Town shop and become a regular supplier for the Bar X. But no sooner does she arrive in town than a stray bullet explodes the cherry pie in her hands. And that's not the only victim. Val finds the Bar X bartender shot dead in an alley. Egged on by her flaky friend and pie crust specialist, Charlene, Val aims to draw out the shooter. But solving a real murder in a fake ghost town won't be easy. And if Val doesn't watch her back, her pies won't be the only thing filled full of lead. --provided by publisher.

Expiration date

April 23, 2018
Delaney, Devon, author.
New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
332 pages ; 18 cm.
Includes recipes from Sherry's kitchen.
With contestants from Maine to California and a ten-thousand-dollar prize at stake, Sherry’s latest competition, hosted by the CEO of an organic food company, is sure to be heated. But she’s more than ready to step up to the stove. After all, she did win the award for Most Creative Cupcake back in high-school.Today, she’s hoping her flavorful pork tenderloin will sway the judges. Instead, it seems someone’s decided to slay one of the judges . . .--Back cover.

Lady rogue

April 23, 2018
Romain, Theresa, author.
New York, NY : Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
277 pages ; 18 cm.
As far as London’s high society knows, Lady Isabel Morrow is above reproach. But the truth is rarely so simple. Though the young widow’s passionate fling with dashing Bow Street Runner Callum Jenks ended amicably months ago, she now needs his expertise. It seems Isabel’s late husband, a respected art dealer, was peddling forgeries. If those misdeeds are revealed, the marriage prospects of his younger cousin— now Isabel’s ward—will be ruined. --Back cover.

Murder in the locked library

April 23, 2018
Adams, Ellery, author.
New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
307 pages : map ; 18 cm.
When a collection of unusual bones and the remains of a very old book are unearthed during Storyton Halls renovations, resulting in an unexpected historical mystery and a murder, manager Jane Steward investigates.

Murder most fermented

April 23, 2018
Blum, Christine E., author.
New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp., 2018.
282 pages ; 18 cm.
"When New York transplant Annie 'Halsey' Hall starts digging for her tiny SoCal dream vineyard off Rose Avenue, the last thing she expects to unearth is an elderly woman. Between decanting chardonnays and rosés, Halsey and the women of the Wine Club pour over the list of suspects. Could the old woman have bottlenecked her great grandson's latest scheme? Was it a case of super sour grapes with the local historical society? Or did a devious developer close a killer deal? With the help of the Wine Club and her enthusiastic yellow lab, Bardot, Halsey must untangle the twisted tendrils of the mystery to clear her name and end a murderer’s reign of terroir..."--Back cover.

The neighbor

April 23, 2018
Souza, Joseph, author.
New York, NY Kensington Books, 2018.
342 pages ; 24 cm
"When Leah and her husband, Clay, move from Seattle to Maine, she envisions a vibrant new neighborhood packed with families--playmates for her twins, new friends she can confide in and bond with. But while Clay works long hours to establish his brewery, Leah is left alone each day in a nearly deserted housing development where the only other occupants are aloof and standoffish. Bored and adrift, Leah finds herself watching Clarissa and Russell Gaines next door, envying their stylishly decorated home and their university careers. But Leah's obsession with the intriguing, elegant Clarissa grows until she's not just spying from afar but sneaking into their house, taking small objects...reading Clarissa's diary. It contains clues to a hidden turmoil Leah never guessed at--and a connection to a local college girl who's disappeared"--Amazon.com.

Ride the savage land

April 23, 2018
Johnstone, William W, author.
New York, NY : Pinnacle Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
vi, 378 pages ; 18 cm.
When they agree to escort five mail order brides to San Angelo, Texas, Ace and Chance Jensen must defend the ladies against a defrauded outlaw, a crazy ex-husband, Comanche kidnappers, and a clan of woman-hungry backwoodsmen.

You'll always have Tara

April 23, 2018
Brown, Leah Marie, author.
New York, NY : Lyrical Press, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
298 pages ; 18 cm
"Tara Maxwell seems to have been born under a lucky star, enjoying a life of leisure in beautiful, historic Charleston, South Carolina. But luck, and family fortunes, have a way of running out. Suddenly Tara is left with only one place to turn—her late aunt's country home in north-west Ireland. The catch: to claim her inheritance Tara must agree to live in Castle Tásúildun for three months. With two other potential heirs. And choose one to be co-owner of the estate. Tara sees right through her aunt's matchmaking scheme, and she's not willing to share Castle Tásúildun with anyone. If charm doesn't get rid of her rivals, she'll find some other way to drive Aidan Gallagher and Rhys Burroughes away. But as God is her witness, both men are infernally stubborn. Aidan, once her carefree childhood friend, is now an army veteran desperate for the peace the castle offers. Rhys, a smooth-talking businessman, plans to preserve the ramshackle property by transforming it into a luxury hotel. Tara, for the first time, is realizing that frankly, she does give a damn—about others' happiness as well as her own. But is she ready to open her home—not to mention her heart—to the possibility of an epic adventure?"--Back cover.

A time for peace

April 23, 2018
Stimpson, Michelle, author.
©2017
189 pages ; 20 cm.
"Mama B's having a time keeping her attitude in check at a beachfront wedding. For her husband's sake, Mama B tries to keep her mouth shut about the couple's obvious differences, but how is that possible when the bride is young enough to be the groom's child? And speaking of children, Mama B's got a problem with her oldest son, who has been slacking on his landlord duties. Is it time to sell the house or does she need to have a good, long talk and let him know how the cow ate the cabbage? Kennedy didn't want to invite her sister, Whitney, to the wedding because Whitney always steals the show. This wedding weekend will put their sisterhood to the test, and Mama B is just the person to help them through...if Mama B can stop feuding with her own family long enough to hear God's voice in the midst"--Back cover.

What did you do in the war, Sister? : how Catholic nuns in Belgium defied and deceived the Nazis in World War II

April 23, 2018
Turner, Dennis J., author.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Cincinnati Book Publishing, 2018.
xxiii, 212 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
"The book is a fictional memoir based on actual events. The inspiration for the book came from hundreds of letters and other accounts written by Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur who were living in German-occupied Belgium and Italy during World War Two. Turner created a composite character, Sister Christina, who is described as an Ohio farm girl, who joined the Sisters of Our Lady of Namur to teach English and agricultural skills to young Catholic girls. Assigned to Belgium in 1939, she worked Nazi-occupied Belgium for the duration of World War Two. She and other Sisters of Our Lady of Namur in the Saint-Hubert Convent quickly learned that living their normal contemplative, disciplined lives was impossible in a country controlled by ruthless Nazis. Soon they were risking their lives by joining forces with the Belgian Resistance to hide refugees, Jews, and downed American pilots. Sister Christina believed her ordeal was over in September of 1944 when American troops liberated Saint-Hubert. That hope was crushed when Saint-Hubert was recaptured by the German army during the Battle of the Bulge; forcing the Sisters to revert to their tactics for survival and resistance until liberated for the second time."--Provided by publisher.

The fandom

April 20, 2018
Day, Anna, author.
©2017
406 pages ; 22 cm
Violet's in her element--cosplay at the ready, she can't wait to feel part of her favorite fandom: The Gallow's Dance, a mega-story and movie franchise. But at Comic Con, a freak accident transports Violet and her friends into the The Gallows Dance for real - and in the first five minutes, they've caused the death of the heroine. It's up to Violet to take her place, and play out the plot the way it was written. But stories have a life of their own..."--Publisher's web site.

Restless souls : a novel

April 20, 2018
Sheehan, Dan, author.
New York, NY : Ig Publishing, [2018]
250 pages ; 21 cm
"After three years under siege in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War, Tom returns to Dublin a brittle, haunted shell of his former self, suffering from severe PTSD. Karl and Gus meet him at the airport, knowing they’re unqualified to help their best friend yet determined to somehow see him through the darkness. Grasping at straws, they embark on a journey for an unlikely cure on the other side of the world, an experimental PTSD clinic on the California coast"--Amazon.com.

West : a novel

April 20, 2018
Davies, Carys, author.
New York : Scribner, 2018.
149 pages ; 22 cm
When widower John Cyrus Bellman learns of colossal animal bones found in Kentucky, he leaves his daughter on their Pennsylvania farm and heads west in search of the unknown animals.

The garden of blue roses

April 20, 2018
Barsa, Michael, author.
Sumner, WA : Underland Press, an imprint of Resurrection House, 2018.
226 pages ; 22 cm
The adult son of an acclaimed horror writer is forced to confront his family's past after the "accidental" death of his parents.

Moon brow

April 20, 2018
Mandanīʹpūr, Shahriyār, author.
Brooklyn, New York : Restless Books, 2018.
452 pages ; 23 cm
Before shrapnel severed his left arm during the Iran-Iraq war, Amir Khan lived the life of a carefree playboy. Five years later, his mother and sister Reyhaneh find him in mental hospital for shell-shocked soldiers and bring him home to Tehran. His memories decimated, Amir is haunted by the vision of a mysterious woman he believes is his fiancee. Wildly inventive and radically empathetic, steeped in Persian folklore and contemporary Middle East history, Moon Brow is an unforgettable epic of love, war, morality, faith, and family.

Acts of vanishing

April 20, 2018
Olsson, Fredrik T., 1969- author.
©2017
457 pages ; 25 cm
Originally published as Ett vakande öga by Bonnierförlagen, 2016.
One winter evening just before Christmas, Stockholm is plunged into a sudden, citywide blackout. Radio, internet, phone service--all cut out simultaneously, cloaking the city in darkness and silence. On the pitch-black streets, a young woman carries a message for her estranged father. It may be the key to reversing the blackout and preventing further attacks. But someone powerful is determined to stop her from delivering it...

The defiant heir

April 20, 2018
Caruso, Melissa, author.
New York, NY : Orbit, 2018.
546 pages : maps ; 21 cm
"Across the border, the Witch Lords of Vaskandar are preparing for war. But before an invasion can begin, they must call a rare gathering of all seventeen lords to decide a course of action. Lady Amalia Cornaro knows that this Conclave might be her only chance to smother the growing flames of war, and she is ready to make any sacrifice if it means saving Raverra from destruction. Amalia and Zaira must go behind enemy lines, using every ounce of wit and cunning they have, to sway Vaskandar from war. Or else it will all come down to swords and fire"-- Provided by publisher.

Strategic seduction

April 20, 2018
Hodges, Cheris F.
New York, NY : Dafina Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., 2018.
313 pages ; 17 cm
Alicia Michaels needs a major career reboot, but starting over in Atlanta is an uphill battle for the cautious PR rep—especially after she teams up with wealthy Richmond Crawford on a make-or-break project. For one thing, the risk-taking entrepreneur is nothing like the staid businessman he used to be. For another, she and Richmond can’t see eye-to-eye on anything—except that the reckless attraction between them is sizzling, off-the-charts trouble . . .

Leah on the offbeat

April 20, 2018
Albertalli, Becky, author.
©2018
343, 15 pages ; 22 cm
With prom and graduation around the corner, senior Leah Burke struggles when her group of friends start fighting.

The abbot's tale : a novel

April 20, 2018
Iggulden, Conn, author.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
463 pages : map ; 24 cm
"In the year 937, the new king of England, a grandson of Alfred the Great, readies himself to go to war in the north. His dream of a united kingdom of all England will stand or fall on one field--on the passage of a single day. At his side is the priest Dunstan of Glastonbury, full of ambition and wit (perhaps enough to damn his soul). His talents will take him from the villages of Wessex to the royal court, to the hills of Rome--from exile to exaltation. Through Dunstan's vision, by his guiding hand, England will either come together as one great country or fall back into anarchy and misrule...From one of our finest historical writers, The Abbott's Tale is an intimate portrait of a priest and performer, a visionary, a traitor and confessor to kings--the man who can change the fate of England."--Insdie dust jacket.

A handful of ashes

April 20, 2018
McCarthy, Rob, author.
New York : Pegasus Crime, 2018.
373 pages ; 24 cm
After a suspended whistle blower at a hospital is found dead in an apparent suicide, medical examiner Dr. Harry Kent and detective Frankie Noble discover that she was actually murdered and try to unlock the secrets that led to her death.

The lonely witness : a novel

April 20, 2018
Boyle, William, 1978- author.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
231 pages ; 24 cm
When a young woman with a sordid past witnesses a murder, she finds herself fascinated by the killer and decides to track him down herself.

The seasonaires : a novel

April 20, 2018
King Kalichman, Janna, author.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
ix, 326 pages ; 24 cm
"An idyllic Nantucket summer begins like a dream for scrappy Mia from South Boston; Presley, a gorgeous Southern beauty queen; Cole, a handsome introvert; Jade, the sultry daughter of a model and music mogul; J.P., an energetic young designer; and Grant, a playful party-boy. These six are working as seasonaires―influential brand ambassadors―for the clothing line Lyndon Wyld. But like all things that look too good to be true, the darkness lurking underneath slowly rises to the surface. Lyndon Wyld, the chic tigress who owns the eponymous business, rules their daily life by curating their every move, which the seasonaires are obligated to post on social media for their growing throngs of followers. Corporate greed, professional rivalries, and personal conflicts mix with sex, drugs, and the naiveté of youth, exploding in a murder that sullies their catalog-perfect lives."--Inside dust jacket.

Ozland

April 20, 2018
Spinale, Wendy, author.
©2018
278 pages ; 22 cm.
With Everland and Umberland destroyed, Gwen, Pete, and Alyssa and the other survivors have taken refuge in Evergreen Village in the forest, where they plot to assassinate the Bloodred Queen, while trying to avoid her monstrous creations, and Doc works on his cure for the Horologia virus--but with the Queen of England dead, and the King of Germany either dead or hidden away, who can they trust to save their devastated world?

Virgin territory

April 20, 2018
Riley, Lia, author.
©2018
202 pages ; 17 cm.
"Practice makes perfect. Patrick "Patch" Donnelly has what it takes to be the best goalie in the NHL...if only he could learn to control his temper. When Coach orders him to get his head in the game with private yoga classes, Patch isn't having it. There's no way this tough Boston guy would be caught dead downward dog-ing his way to inner peace. But if he refuses, he risks his starting position and the dream he sacrificed everything for, including joining the priesthood. Yoga instructor Margot Kowalski is over men. After yet another toxic relationship, she's eager to forget love and focus on growing her business. Doing the Hellions head coach a favor by helping out a troubled player can't hurt, and it might give her career a high-profile boost. But free-spirited Margot is soon charming the pants off Patch. Literally. Her sassy combination of sweet and sexy proves irresistible to the goalie. Before Patch can give into temptation though, he'll have to confess his biggest secret: He's a virgin. But Patch is hiding more than sexual inexperience, and his dark past soon threatens to destroy his shot at true love"--Page [4] of cover.

Passion of the streets

April 20, 2018
A'zayler.
New York, NY : Dafina Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
293 pages ; 21 cm
Jamil Rock is the hood’s most successful drug dealer and never thinks too far ahead—until Gia Ellis walks into his life. She's a sheltered girl from a wealthy family with a bright future. Suddenly, ruling the streets is nothing compared to the instant heat, and alluringly innocent aura from Gia. Jamil can’t resist . . .--Back cover.

Bought with the Italian's ring

April 20, 2018
Pammi, Tara, author.
©2018
251 pages ; 17 cm.
"Larger print" -- Cover.
"CEO Raphael Mastrantino has absolute power--until a shock heir to his billion-dollar empire emerges! He initiates a calculated seduction to rob Pia Vito of her inheritance, and inescapable hunger soon engulfs them. But Pia's innocence unravels his plans to acquire her. Now, to make her his, Raphael must give her more than a diamond ring!" -- Page [4] cover.

A bride at his bidding

April 20, 2018
Smart, Michelle, author.
©2018
252 pages ; 17 cm.
"Larger print" -- Cover.
"Billionaire Andreas Samaras is nobody's fool. And his beautiful new employee, Carrie Rivers--an undercover journalist--is playing a dangerous game. He'll keep her at his command until he can expose her deception... But when her ruse is revealed, there's only one way to protect his spotless business reputation: blackmail innocent Carrie to the altar!" -- Page [4] cover.

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