By Matthew Quirk
Former con artist and Harvard law student Mike Ford accepts a position with the DC-based The Davies Group whose specialty is navigating the web of power and corruption by pulling strings for the top 500 most powerful people inside the Beltway.
The Age of Miracles
By Karen Thompson Walker
Walker’s painstakingly researched debut imagines the coming-of-age story of young Julia, whose world is thrown into upheaval when it is discovered that the Earth’s rotation has suddenly begun to slow, posing a catastrophic threat to all life.
Bad Faith (Butch Karp)
By Robert K. Tannenbaum
While Butch and Marlene work to convict the parents of a deceased boy whose health was neglected in favor of a charismatic reverend’s faith-healing practices, Karp struggles to prevent a violent attack on New York City with the help of an imprisoned Russian assassin who harbors a secret vendetta.
By Jess Walter
The award-winning author of The Financial Lives of the Poets presents a novel that follows a young Italian innkeeper and his almost-love affair with a beautiful American starlet, which draws him into a glittering world filled with unforgettable characters.
Between You and Me
By Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
Reunited with her cousin Kelsey when a job offer returns her to the home of her unhappy childhood in Oklahoma, Logan risks everything to secure her cousin’s happiness while Kelsey’s celebrity and controlling parents threaten her efforts to live a normal life.
Bring Up the Bodies
By Hilary Mantel
A sequel to the Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall depicts the downfall of Anne Boleyn at the hands of Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell.
By Richard Ford
After his parents are arrested and imprisoned for robbing a bank, 15-year-old Dell Parsons is taken in by Arthur Remlinger who, unbeknownst to Dell, is hiding a dark and violent nature that interferes with Dell’s quest to find grace and peace on the prairie of Saskatchewan.
By Laura Moriarty
Accompanying a soon-to-be famous actress from her Wichita home to New York, chaperone Cora Carlisle shares a life-changing five-week period with her ambitious teenage charge during which she discovers the promise of the 20th century and her own purpose in life.
A Conspiracy of Friends (Corduroy Mansions)
By Alexander McCall Smith
The ongoing foibles of the residents of Corduroy Mansion are overshadowed by the disappearance of William’s faithful and clever terrier, Freddie de la Hay, who after being allegedly recruited by MI6, goes missing from a tour around the Suffolk countryside.
The Conviction (David Sloane)
By Robert Dugoni
Bringing his troubled teenage son on a camping trip with an old friend and his friend’s son, lawyer David Sloane embarks on a legal nightmare and rescue mission when the boys are caught vandalizing a general store and sentenced to six months in a brutal wilderness detention camp with ties to a corrupt judge.
The Cryptos Conundrum
By Chase Brandon
CIA operative Dr. Jonathan S. Chalmers, the only man in the world capable of understanding a mysterious code emblazoned on a famous copper statue in the CIA’s courtyard, works at the head of a task force to contain the greatest secret ever kept by the U.S. government.
The Dream of the Celt
By Mario Vargas Llosa
A Nobel Prize-winning author offers a work of historical fiction that centers on real-life Irish nationalist Roger Casement, who was hanged for treason after he challenged the British authority in Northern Ireland.
Equal of the Sun
By Anita Amirrezvani
When the court of 16th-century Iran is thrown into turmoil by the heirless Shah’s death, his daughter, Princess Pari, incites dissent with her efforts to instill order, and taps the assistance of a eunuch servant to navigate a Machiavellian power struggle.
The Far Side of the Sky
By Daniel Kalla
Swept up in a wave of anti-Semitic violence when the Japanese Imperial Army tightens its stranglehold on the Shanghai refuge for thousands of desperate Jewish Europeans, renowned surgeon Franz Adler falls in love with a charismatic nurse and endeavors to safeguard a refugee hospital.
A Fatal Debt
By John Gapper
Reluctantly treating a mentally ill finance capitalist in his home, psychiatrist Ben Cowper inadvertently triggers a series of events that culminate in the demise of an ex-Wall Street figure whose murder Ben must solve to save his career.
The Forever Marriage
By Ann Bauer
Unexpectedly falling in love with the late husband she resented throughout their marriage, a grieving Carmen embarks on a series of romantic trysts only to discover that her own life may be in danger, a situation that forces her to reflect on her experiences as a privileged suburban wife, fierce friend and mother of a child with Down syndrome.
By Claire McMillan
Returning to her home in Cleveland after a scandalous divorce and stint in rehab, Ellie, unable to feel socially complete without a husband, uses her beauty and connections to identify a second marital candidate before sabotaging her prospects and making a desperate choice.
God Don’t Make No Mistakes (God)
By Mary Monroe
In this compelling conclusion to the bestselling “God” series, Annette Goode Davis, after her world is shattered by a terrible revelation, must summon every ounce of strength she has to protect the ones she loves, while her best friend Rhoda O’Toole falls victim to her vindictive daughter Jade.
By Cathi Hanauer
Celebrating the achievement of a successful career only to be abandoned by her failed sculptor husband, Eve Adams struggles to raise her children alone while balancing conflicting demands, the realities of midlife and her evolving views on forgiveness and letting go.
The Green Shore
By Natalie Bakopoulous
The devastating 1967 coup d’état by Greek military colonels is experienced by four individuals including a French literature student who is swept up in the resistance, a widowed doctor who struggles with a lost sense of passion, an outspoken poet who would reconcile with his wife and a fearful insomniac who becomes an empowered activist.
By Paul Goldstein
Losing his successful law firm and marriage to pride and alcohol, litigator Michael Seeley slowly recovers his reputation only to risk everything by accepting a case from an aging musician who, with six other composers, seeks to reclaim copyrights to culturally famous Cuban songs.
Heading Out to Wonderful
By Robert Goolrick
In a small 1940s Virginia town, mysterious stranger Charlie Beale meets Sylvan Glass, the teen bride of the town’s richest man, and Sam Haislett, the 5-year-old son of the owner of the butcher shop where Charlie gets a job, and soon the interaction between Charlie, Sylvan and Sam alters the town forever.
By Lisa Unger
While Kate pens an evocative historical novel based on tragic diary entries written by her aunt and grandmother, her neighbor, Emily, flees a volatile relationship to an island in an Adirondacks lake where she, Kate, and the island’s owner, Birdie, face their respective histories and painful consequences.
Hunt the Wolf: A SEAL Team 6 Novel
By Don Mann with Ralph Pezzullo
Thomas Crocker, USN, must find a ruthless sheikh who is at the helm of an international kidnapping ring.
The Hypnotist’s Love Story
By Liane Moriarty
Pursuing what she hopes will be a positive relationship with new boyfriend Patrick, hypnotherapist Ellen learns that his ex-girlfriend is stalking him, a situation that Ellen finds professionally fascinating before discovering the woman’s identity.
By David Lyons
Rising to the level of a powerful district judge in Louisiana, bayou-raised Cajun Jack Boucher presides over a first case involving a fugitive scientist who claims that a corrupt judge helped an energy company steal his ideas about an alternate fuel source that is now posing an ecological threat.
Inner Circle (The Wives Association)
By Evelyn Lozada/Courtney Parker
The breakout star of VH1’s Basketball Wives presents a first installment in a new series about a group of women married to professional athletes, introducing the character of Eve Inez, who navigates the gossip and manipulation of her social circle to protect the group’s celebrity status.
By Francesca Segal
As he prepares for his wedding to Rachel Gilbert, the girl he has been with for 12 years, 28-year-old Adam Newman begins to question everything when Rachel’s fiercely independent and beautiful young cousin moves home from New York, offering him a liberation he never knew existed.
Into the Darkest Corner
By Elizabeth Haynes
When her handsome new neighbor encourages her to confront her fears, Catherine Bailey, the victim of a violent attack at the hands of a man whose good looks hid a dark, violent nature, finally believes in the possibility of love and a normal life until one phone call changes everything.
By Anne Cherian
In this follow up to A Good Indian Wife, Vikram, a successful first-generation Indian immigrant, invites three of his college friends to his son’s graduation from MIT – an event where real life collides with unmet expectations.
By Simon Toyne
Unable to recall the events that transpired within the ancient walls of the Citadel, Liz returns to America where she is reunited with Gabriel, a warrior for a group working to bring down the Sancti forever, and together they uncover a revelation dating back to the creation of man that holds the key to humankind’s survival.
Kingdom of Strangers
By Zoe Ferraris
At the same time his mistress disappears, Saudi lead inspector Ibrahim Zahrani discovers that a serial killer has been burying women’s bodies in Jeddah for more than 10 years, and seeks assistance from Katya, one of the few women on the force.
The Last Kind Words
By Tom Piccirilli
Resolving to pursue an honest life after his brother goes on a murderous rampage and is sentenced to execution, Terrier Rand learns that his brother did not commit one of the killings for which he was sentenced and resolves to learn what really happened that day.
The Last Refuge (Dewey Andreas)
By Ben Coes
Learning that Iran has constructed its first nuclear device and is planning to destroy Tel Aviv, former SEAL Dewey Andreas seeks to repay a life debt to Kohl Meir by participating in a bold plot to hijack the nuclear device, a mission that is complicated by Meir’s kidnapping by a formidable Iranian intelligence chief.
The Last Trade
By James Conway
Possessing keen financial insights that have enabled him to outmaneuver economic pitfalls and make millions for his hedge operation, Drew Havens endures an explosive six days during which other talented brokers are killed after completing trades linked to his boss’s lucrative fund.
By Anna Keesey
After she moves near the lawless frontier town of Century, Oregon, to become a homesteader, 18-year-old Esther Chambers finds herself in a full-out range war and becomes conflicted when her love for Ben Cruff, sworn enemy of the cattlemen, tests her loyalty to her cousin, the rancher Ferris Pickett.
By Luanne Rice
Estranged from the sister who refused to testify against an abusive husband and caused her to serve time in jail, Clare pursues a quiet life as a nature blogger in Manhattan, only to be approached by her niece, with whom she confronts a painful shared history.
The Lost Ones (Quinn Colson)
By Ace Atkins
A follow-up to The Rangerfinds newly elected Tibbehah County sheriff Quinn Colson investigating an old friend’s gun sales when stolen military rifles are found in the possession of a Mexican drug gang, a case that is complicated by his discovery of a black market baby adoption ring.
Magic Words: The Tale of a Jewish Boy-Interpreter, the Frontier’s Most Estimable Magician, a Murderous Harlot, and America’s Greatest Indian Chief
By Gerald Kolpan
A young Jewish immigrant to the New World, Julius Meyer is captured by the Ponca Indian Tribe, where he becomes interpreter for Standing Bear and falls in love with the chief’s daughter, Prairie Flower, only to see his idyllic life begin to unravel after his magician cousin begins an affair with a murderous prostitute.
Mission to Paris
By Alan Furst
Arriving in Paris on the eve of the Munich Appeasement in 1938, Hollywood star Frederic Stahl is unwittingly entangled in the region’s shifting political currents when he discovers that his latest film is linked to the destinies of fascists, German Nazis and Hollywood publicists.
By Carsten Stroud
When a young boy literally disappears before security cameras while walking home from school, an ensuing search is conducted by ex-Special Forces veteran Nick Kavanaugh, who, with his lawyer wife, encounters an ancient malevolent power linked to a deep crater.
The Paris Directive: An Inspector Mazarelle Novel
By Gerald Jay
When a hired hit gone wrong culminates in innocent deaths in a small village in southwestern France, Inspector Paul Mazarelle finds the case complicated by the arrival of the victim’s daughter, a New York City district attorney.
By Dorothea Benton Frank
In the South Carolina Low Country, three generations of a family – a grandmother, a mother and a son – discover the indelible power of love, in this emotional journey that interweaves stories of swashbuckling pirates and an enigmatic writer named Edgar Allan Poe.
The Prisoner of Heaven
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
In 1957 Barcelona, Daniel Semper and his close friend Fermin Romero de Torres find their lives violently disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious stranger who threatens to divulge a terrible secret that has been buried for two decades in the city’s dark past.
The Queen’s Lover
By Francine du Plessix Gray
Pursuing a friendship and then a passionate romance with the young Marie Antoinette, dashing Swedish nobleman Count Axel von Fersen becomes a devoted companion to the entire royal family before attempting to help them escape in the wake of the French Revolution.
The Reckoning (The Taker Trilogy)
By Alma Katsu
A follow-up to The Takerfollows the experiences of immortal woman Lanny, whose obsessive desires compel her to risk everything and influence the destinies of Luke, Adair and Jonathan.
The Red House
By Mark Haddon
A tale told from rotating viewpoints traces seven days of bitterly comic family dynamics and confrontation when a wealthy doctor invites his estranged sister’s family to join his newly blended one at a vacation home in the English countryside.
The Risk Agent
By Ridley Pearson
When a Chinese National and his security guard are kidnapped in broad daylight off the streets of Shanghai, an international hostage recovery organization recruits forensic accountant Grace Chu and combat specialist John Knox to pursue dangerous leads without exacerbating international tensions.
Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Imperative
By Eric Lustbader
After retrieving a nearly-dead gunshot victim from beneath a frozen lake, Jason Bourne must help the injured man regain his memory and find out who harmed him.
The Rock Star in Seat 3A
By Jill Kargman
When a surprise upgrade to first class puts her in the seat next to rock god Finn Schiller, Hazel, who has everything she could wish for, including a boyfriend who has given her a free pass if she ever meets Schiller, must decide what she wants when fantasy becomes reality.
The Sacrifice Game
By Brian D’Amato
A sequel to In the Courts of the Sunfinds math prodigy Jed DeLanda using his divination knowledge to set events in motion to bring about the necessary destruction of humanity, an effort that is countered by the organization that sent him into the world of the ancient Maya.
The Seven Wonders: A Novel of the Ancient World (Novels of Ancient Rome)
By Steven Saylor
A prequel to the best-selling “Roma Sub Rosa” series finds 18-year-old Gordianus embarking on a quest in politically restless 92 B.C. to see the world’s Seven Wonders, accompanied by a celebrated poet who fakes his own death to travel under an assumed identity.
Shunning Sarah (Riley Spartz)
By Julie Kramer
When a member of a Minnesota Amish community is found brutally murdered, investigator Riley Spartz encounters cultural challenges to traditional police procedures before uncovering clues about a dark web of fraud and deception.
By Mary Kay Andrews
Preparing to move on four years after a divorce, Annajane realizes that she is not over her ex-husband when his wedding to another woman is abruptly cancelled, a situation that is further complicated by her engagement to another man, dark secrets in her sleepy lake town and individuals who want to thwart her happiness.
By Camilla Lackberg
The mysterious drowning of a little girl threatens to tear apart the resort town of Fjallbacka, as Patrik Hedstrom’s investigation begins to uncover dark secrets of past generations.
The Storm: A Kurt Austin Adventure (The NUMA Files)
By Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
When a NUMA research vessel is suddenly and brutally destroyed by a malevolent black substance originally mistaken for an oil spill, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala pursue an investigation in the Indian Ocean, where they discover an audacious plot targeting millions of victims.
By Nancy Thayer
House-sitting her aunt’s lake cottage in the Berkshires while mending a broken heart, Manhattanite Natalie bonds with a smitten shopkeeper who is caring for an aging parent and a reluctant stay-at-home mom with whom she commiserates over romantic complications.
By Elin Hilderbrand
Hilderbrand follows the lives of four high school students, their friends and families after a fatal car accident on graduation night on Nantucket leaves lasting repercussions for everyone involved.
The Third Gate
By Lincoln Child
Believing he has discovered the burial chamber of a near-mythical Egyptian pharaoh and a mystical double crown, famed archaeologist Porter Stone and his team suffer bizarre accidents that Professor Jeremy Logan is brought in to investigate.
This Bright River
By Patrick Somerville
Ben Hanson, a young man dealing with his cousin’s death, and Lauren Keller, a heart-broken doctor, cross paths in their Wisconsin hometown where both have returned intent on escaping the pain and the secrets of their pasts.
By Norb Vonnegut
Temporarily assuming the head of a philanthropic organization when its real-estate magnate owner dies under suspicious circumstances, stockbroker Grove O’Rourke discovers that the fund’s charitable donations are being used for illicit purposes and teams up with Rooster to stop a shadowy killer.
By Leila Meacham
Three friends from a small Texas town that thrives on Friday night football games try to move on after a fateful event colors each of their futures.
Wallflower in Bloom
By Claire Cook
Working diligently in the shadow of her high-maintenance New Age guru brother, personal assistant Deirdre Griffin is devastated by her commitment-phobic boyfriend’s announcement that he is marrying another woman, a situation that compels her to compete on Dancing with the Stars.
By Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
Approached by a solitary Afghan woman who is demanding the return of her brother’s body for traditional burial, a group of beleaguered soldiers wonders if the woman is a sincerely mourning family member or if she is harboring a more sinister purpose, in a story that places a Middle Eastern spin on the classic myth of Antigone.
What Comes Next
By John Katzenbach
After the police falter in their investigation, a retired college professor vows to track down a young woman he witnessed being snatched off the street by a sadistic couple who put their victim’s slow torture up for public display on the Internet.
What Dies in Summer
By Tom Wright
Jim, a boy with a slight gift of premonition, and his cousin discover the body of a rape victim in a vacant lot in Los Angeles and become involved in an investigation that puts their lives in danger.
The World Without You
By Joshua Henkin
Gathering at their beloved Berkshires summer home to mourn the loss of youngest sibling and journalist adventurer Leo, who was killed while on assignment in Iraq, the Frankels endure shared grief and respective private challenges that shape their views about family.
The Wrong Man (Jason Kolarich)
By David Ellis
When a homeless Iraq war veteran with severe post-trauma is arrested for murder, Jason Kolarich agrees to take the last-minute case and discovers that the victim had stumbled on a terrorist conspiracy with ties to corporate America.
XO (Kathryn Dance)
By Jeffery Deaver
Catapulted into sudden fame by her beauty and talent, country pop artist Kayleigh Towne turns for help to Special Agent Kathryn Dance to stop a sadistic stalker who is targeting the people closest to the singer.