LB 12402 VENDETTA IN DEATH ROBB, J.D., 1950-
Wealthy businessman Nigel McEnroy`s company has already paid out settlements to a couple of his young victims–but his crimes go far beyond workplace harassment. In one shocking night of brutality, vigilante Lady Justice makes him pay a much steeper price. And he`s just her first target. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 529 pages.
LB 12399 ONE GOOD DEED BALDACCI, DAVID
1949. When war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poca City on parole, where a murder takes place right under his nose. The crime could send him back to prison if he doesn`t track down the real killer. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 628 pages.
LB 12400 OUTFOX BROWN, SANDRA, 1948-
FBI agent Drex Easton is determined to capture con man Weston Graham. Over the years Weston has assumed many names and countless disguises to lure eight wealthy women out of their fortunes before they disappeared without a trace. Drex believes he finally has the suspect in sight. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 614 pages.
LB 12404 BLOODY GENIUS SANDFORD, JOHN, 1944 FEBRUARY 23-
At the local state university, two feuding departments face off on the battleground of science and medicine. When a confrontational scholar winds up dead, it will be up to Virgil Flowers to sort the murderer from the mere maniacs within this group of wildly impassioned, diametrically opposed zealots. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2019. 515 pages.
LB 12405 CONTRABAND WOODS, STUART
Stone Barrington is getting some much-needed rest and relaxation in Florida when trouble falls from the sky–literally. Intrigued by the suspicious circumstances surrounding this event, Stone joins forces with a sharp-witted and alluring local detective to investigate. But they run into a problem: the evidence keeps disappearing. Unrated. 2019. 387 pages.
LB 12406 BITTERROOTS: A CASSIE DEWELL NOVEL BOX, C.J.
Ex-cop Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own PI firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by nights on stakeout, Cassie nonetheless manages–until a friend asks Cassie to help a man accused of assaulting a young girl from an influential family. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2019. 473 pages.
LB 12458 SOLD ON A MONDAY MCMORRIS, KRISTINA
Pennsylvania, 1931. While out on assignment, ambitious reporter Ellis Reed photographs a sign reading “2 children for sale” on a front porch, with two brothers sitting beside it. The accompanying article he crafts with secretary Lily Palmer has devastating consequences that they must set right. Unrated. Bestseller. 2018. 515 pages.
LB 12463 STATE OF THE UNION: A MARRIAGE IN TEN PARTS HORNBY, NICK
Tom and Louise meet at the pub before their couples therapy appointments. They once thought they had a stable home life. Now they wonder if their marriage will ever go back together after being picked apart each week. Strong language and descriptions of sex. 2019. 239 pages.
LB 12482 WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE? SEMPLE, MARIA
Seattle. Eighth-grader Bee’s request for a family trip to Antarctica is the last straw for her mother Bernadette, who has become so socially inept that she hired a virtual assistant in India to handle her life. Just before the trip, Bernadette vanishes. Heartbroken Bee investigates. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2012. 479 pages.
LB 12303 INN PATTERSON, JAMES, 1947-
The secluded Inn at Gloucester suits its owner–former Boston police detective Bill Robinson–until Mitchell Cline arrives with a crew of local killers. Robinson teams up with three of his fearless residents–Sheriff Clayton Spears, army veteran Nick Jones, and groundskeeper Effie Johnson–to defend the inn. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 435 pages.
LB 12301 FIRST FAMILY PALMER, MICHAEL, 1942-2013
When the President`s son Cam, a sixteen-year-old chess champion, experiences extreme fatigue, moodiness, and an uncharacteristic violent outburst, doctors quickly dismiss his troubles as teen angst. But Secret Service agent Karen Ray is convinced Cam`s issues are very serious–and so does her physician ex-husband. Unrated. 2018. 599 pages.
LB 12300 MONEY SHOT WOODS, STUART
Ever a man of mystery and intrigue, Teddy Fay has donned a new disguise–that of Mark Weldon, a stuntman and actor starring in Centurion Studios` newest film. When the picture`s leading lady begins receiving blackmail threats, Teddy is in the perfect position to investigate. Unrated. 2018. 387 pages.
LB 12302 WINDOW ON THE BAY MACOMBER, DEBBIE
Now that her children are grown, Jenna`s life is at a crossroads. She and her friend Maureen decide to finally take a trip to Paris–but then Jenna`s elderly mother breaks her hip. The good news is that Jenna is smitten with her mother`s surgeon, Rowan. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 402 pages.
LB 12293 ELEVATOR PITCH BARCLAY, LINWOOD
Four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower, each pressing a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non-stop, to the top–then plummets to the bottom of the shaft. When it happens again the following two days in other skyscrapers, chaos erupts. Unrated. 2019. 634 pages.
LB 12299 NANNY MACMILLAN, GILLY
When her beloved nanny, Hannah, left without a trace in the summer of 1988, seven-year-old Jocelyn Holt was devastated. Thirty years later, Jo returns to her childhood home and is forced to confront her troubled relationship with her mother. But when human remains are accidentally uncovered in a lake on the estate, Jo begins to question everything she thought she knew. Unrated. 2019. 541 pages.
LB 12297 WATER DANCER COATES, TA-NEHISI
Born into bondage, Hiram Walker is robbed of all memory of his mother when she is sold. But Hiram is blessed with a mysterious power. This power saves him when he almost drowns, and he knows he must escape the only life he has ever known. Violence. Bestseller. 2019. 558 pages.
LB 12294 CHANCES ARE… RUSSO, RICHARD, 1949-
Real estate broker Lincoln, tiny-press publisher Teddy, and musician Mickey gather on Martha`s Vineyard for Memorial Day weekend–as they have since 1971, when the woman they all loved, Jacy, disappeared. But this weekend reveals the secrets each man has kept. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 445 pages.
LB 12295 AFTER THE FLOOD MONTAG, KASSANDRA
A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. Rising floodwaters have obliterated America. Myra and her precocious daughter, Pearl, survive by fishing from their small boat. For seven years, Myra has grieved the loss of her oldest daughter, Row, who was stolen by her father. After discovering that Row was seen near the Arctic Circle, Myra and Pearl embark on a perilous voyage into the icy northern seas. Unrated. 2019. 542 pages.
LB 12291 RED AT THE BONE WOODSON, JACQUELINE 2001.
Sixteen-year-old Melody enters her coming-of-age ceremony wearing the custom-made dress her mother Iris never got to wear–due to her pregnancy. As the families of Melody`s parents gather for the ceremony, their individual stories are revealed. Strong language and descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2019. 246 pages.
LB 12296 NEW GIRL SILVA, DANIEL, 1960-
At an exclusive private school in Switzerland, a mysterious girl arrives each morning and leaves each afternoon in a heavily protected motorcade. When she is kidnapped, Gabriel Allon is thrust into a deadly secret war with an old enemy. Sequel to The Other Woman (DB 92160). Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 578 pages.
LB 12298 SECRETS WE KEPT PRESCOTT, LARA 1956.
Irina Drozdova is hired as a typist at the CIA. But she has been recruited for more. She is paired with experienced operative Sally Forrester to smuggle Boris Pasternak`s opus, Doctor Zhivago (DB 75275), out of the USSR. But there are deeper games being played. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 477 pages.
LB 12292 DARK SIDE STEEL, DANIELLE
Zoe Morgan`s childhood revolved around her younger sister`s tragic illness, as her parents dedicated themselves completely to her final days before divorcing. When Zoe has her own child, she is determined to be a perfect mother, but old scars pull her to the edge of an abyss. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 331 pages.
LB 12508 NOEL STRANGER EVANS, RICHARD PAUL
Almost a year after Maggie`s life implodes with the news that her politician husband has been arrested for bigamy, she finally feels as if she is ready to live again. Encouraged to celebrate the Christmas season, she meets tree lot owner Andrew. But he is hiding his own secrets. 2018. 303 pages.
LB 12509 3RD DEGREE: A WOMEN’S MURDER CLUB MYSTERY PATTERSON, JAMES, 1947-
The Women’s Murder Club, last seen in 2nd Chance (RC 54159, BR 14209), reconvenes to stop domestic terrorist attacks in San Francisco. Detective Lindsay Boxer, lawyer Jill Bernhardt, physician Claire Washburn, and reporter Cindy Thomas assist Joe Molinari of Homeland Security, who falls for Lindsay. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2004. 390 pages.
LB 12481 WINTER IN PARADISE HILDERBRAND, ELIN
When her husband Russ dies in a helicopter crash, Irene Steele discovers her happy marriage was a lie. With her sons, Irene travels to St. John, in the US Virgin Islands, where Russ died. She learns her husband was living a secret life. Descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller. 2018. 391 pages.
LB 12465 AKIN DONOGHUE, EMMA, 1969-
Seventy-nine-year-old Noah is preparing to travel to his birthplace of Nice, France, when he receives a call about his eleven-year-old great-nephew, Michael, whom he has never met. Noah accepts custody of Michael and takes him to France. There, they bond and discover family secrets from World War II. Unrated. 2019. 532 pages.
LB 12511 PERFECT COUPLE: A NOVEL HILDERBRAND, ELIN
The Otis-Winbury wedding should be the event of the season on Nantucket. But when the body of the maid of honor is discovered just before the ceremony, Chief of Police Ed Kapenash must treat everyone in the bridal party as a suspect. Unrated. Bestseller. 2018. 584 pages.
LB 12522 TRIPWIRE CHILD, LEE
Jack Reacher, a former military policeman, now a Key West drifter, discovers that someone wants him dead. He finds his late commanding officer’s daughter, and the two become targets when the true identity of a disfigured Vietnam vet threatens to be revealed. Violence and strong language. 1999. 675 pages.
LB 12523 SPIRIT OF THE SEASON MICHAELS, FERN
Joy Preston is shocked when her beloved grandmother leaves her a bed-and-breakfast in North Carolina. She finds the place has undeniable charms, especially during the holidays when the inn is rumored to be able to reunite guests with the spirits of their departed loved ones. Unrated. 2019. 375 pages
LB 12524 RULES OF CIVILITY TOWLES, AMOR
Manhattan, 1938. Young secretaries Katey Kontent and her roommate Eve Ross meet banker Tinker Grey while enjoying the nightlife. Eve takes up with Tinker, while Katey works her way into the upper echelons of society and earns a job with a publisher. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2011. 579 pages.
LB 12525 INSTITUTE KING, STEPHEN, 1947-
In the middle of the night, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis`s parents and take him to the Institute. He wakes to find he is among other kids like him, with psychic gifts that the Institute wants to exploit. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 839 pages.
LB 12401 ASK A SUFFRAGIST: STORIES AND WISDOM FROM AMERICA’S FIRST FEMINISTS YOUNG BENNETT, APRIL
Ask a Suffragist discusses American suffragists’ relationships, strategies, and activism, focusing on stories from the 1830s through the 1860s that are particularly relevant for modern feminist activists, whether for inspiration and emulation or to avoid repeating past mistakes. Unrated. 2019. 561 pages.
LB 12460 HOME WORK: A MEMOIR OF MY HOLLYWOOD YEARS ANDREWS, JULIE
The actress follows up her first memoir, Home (DB 66539), picking up her life story as she arrives in Hollywood. She recounts her work on musical films such as The Sound of Music, as well as her experiences as a wife and mother. Unrated. 2019. Related names: Hamilton, Emma Walton, author. 546 pages.
LB 12462 BOOK OF GUTSY WOMEN: FAVORITE STORIES OF COURAGE AND RESILIENCE CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM
Former secretary of state and First Lady teams up with her daughter to profile women throughout history who have acted courageously in a variety of fields. Individuals discussed include Dorothy Height, Edie Windsor, Diana Nyad, Rachel Carson, Harriet Tubman, Malala Yousafzai, and others. Unrated. Bestseller. 2019. 785 pages.
LB 12464 UNITED STATES OF TRUMP: HOW THE PRESIDENT REALLY SEES AMERICA O’REILLY, BILL
Anchor of The O`Reilly Factor recounts President Trump`s childhood, upbringing, and career, and discusses how they forged Trump`s worldview. Unrated. 2019. 471 pages.
LB 12483 INFLUENZA: THE HUNDRED-YEAR HUNT TO CURE THE DEADLIEST DISEASE IN HISTORY BROWN, JEREMY, 1964-
On the 100th anniversary of the devastating pandemic of 1918, Jeremy Brown, a veteran ER doctor, explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history of the flu virus, from the origins of the Great Flu that killed millions, to vexing questions such as, are people prepared for the next epidemic. Should people get a flu shot, and how close are scientists to finding a cure? Unrated. 2018. 425 pages.
LB 12304 COMMUNIST MANIFESTO MARX, KARL, 1818-1883
In the 1840s, political theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels collaborated to present their theories regarding the nature of politics and society as a history of class struggles. In addition, it presents a short bit about how capitalism would be replaced first by socialism and eventually by communism. Unrated. 1848. 81 pages.
LB 12290 RIDE OF A LIFETIME: LESSONS LEARNED FROM 15 YEARS AS CEO OF THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY IGER, ROBERT
CEO since 2005 and chairman of the Walt Disney Company recounts his tenure. Shares the lessons he has learned, grouped into “Learning” and “Leading.” Discusses starting at the bottom, knowing what you don`t know, the power of respect, and major partnerships. Unrated. 2019. 354 pages.
LB 12461 CATCH AND KILL: LIES, SPIES, AND A CONSPIRACY TO PROTECT PREDATORS FARROW, RONAN, 1987-
In 2017, a routine network television investigation by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author revealed that one of Hollywood`s most powerful producers was a predator. Describes the surveillance and intimidation tactics deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists, evade accountability, and silence victims of abuse. Unrated. 2019. 587 pages.
LB 12510 NO STOPPING US NOW: THE ADVENTURES OF OLDER WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY COLLINS, GAIL
A New York Times columnist provides a social history of female aging in the United States and examines the concept of age throughout history. Discusses the varied standards and experiences of aging for different generations. Unrated. 2019. 689 pages.
LB 12403 MS. BIXBY’S LAST DAY ANDERSON, JOHN DAVID, 1975-
When three sixth-grade boys, Topher, Brand, and Steve, learn that their favorite teacher, Ms. Bixby, will be leaving the school year early due to cancer, they remember her cool spirit through stories. Determined to give her one really special day, they embark on an ill-advised mission. For grades 5-8. 2016. 397 pages.
LB 12459 WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE BRADLEY, KIMBERLY BRUBAKER
A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother. For grades 4-7 and older readers. 2015. 393 pages.
LB 12484 CANDY: LA CUCARACHA GENEROSA = CANDY: THE GENEROUS COCKROACH ALVARADO, PAT
Candy and her friends live in the cupboard. Life is good, full of food, fun and laughter, until the giants show up and one of Candy’s friends disappears. Candy organizes the cupboard critters to save their friend. Unrated. 2019. Bilingual: English and Spanish. 39 pages.