Category Archives: Upcoming BESTSELLER

Coming Soon to a Library Near You

double dateDouble Date, by Melody Carlson. Coming January, 2105.
A group of teen girls navigates the world of dating, and Melody Carlson subtly delivers great advice wrapped up in a package of fun and friendship.

love gently fallingLove Gently Falling, by Melody Carlson. Coming January, 2015.
Rita Jansen goes home to Chicago to help her mother after her stroke, and reconnects with some old friends. Rita has to be home in LA by Valentine’s Day, but an old friendship may just fall into something more before her time is up.

your next breathYour Next Breath, by Iris Johansen. Coming April 2015.
CIA operative Catherine Ling has found that someone from her past is playing a deadly game with her, and using those she cares about as pawns. Three are dead already, and she has no choice but to weed through her past to find out who is targeting her now, and then go after the killer herself.

last one homeLast One Home, by Debbie Macomber. Coming April, 2015.
Cassie Carter made some big mistakes after high school, and after more than ten years has moved back home to leave her past behind. Hoping to making amends with her sisters and find love once more, she realizes the power of compassion, and the promise of a fresh start.

perfect matchPerfect Match, by Fern Michaels. Coming April, 2015.
A story of second chances and determination, as an injured ex-athlete becomes the owner of a matchmaking business.

liarThe Liar, by Nora Roberts. Coming April, 2015.
Shelby Foxworth lost her husband and was left in crippling debt. He was an adulterer and a liar, and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box, she finds multiple IDs. The man she loved wasn’t just dead, he never really existed. Her husband’s secrets follow her to her hometown, and danger is closer than she knows.

hot pursuitHot Pursuit, by Stuart Woods. Coming April, 2015.
Stone Barrington meets a pilot who’s moving to New York, and available for closer acquaintance. Their travels together lead them from Wichita to Europe, but trailing them is some unwanted baggage: his new love’s unstable, criminal ex-boyfriend. Trouble is brewing and time has nearly run out.

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More Bestseller Club Selections

cavendon womenCavendon Women by Barbara Taylor Bradford, coming March, 2015.
The sequel to Cavendon Hall, this follows the Inghams’ and the Swanns’ journey from the summer of 1926 through to the Wall Street crash of 1929.

strangerThe Stranger, by Harlan Coben. Coming March, 2015.
Married parents Adam and Hannah confront the shocking secret on which their marriage is built-leaving Adam wondering whether he ever truly knew Hannah at all.

hostHost, by Robin Cook. Coming March, 2015.
When medical student Lynn Pierce’s boyfriend dies after routine surgery, she becomes suspicious. With the help of her lab partner, she finds much more than malpractice or medical error.  They soon enter a race against time for answers before their efforts are stopped once and for all.

change of heartChange of Heart, by Jude Deveraux. In libraries now!
Childhood friends Eli and Chelsea lost touch with each other over the years, until Eli bought a house in his father’s hometown of Edilean, Virginia, and invited Chelsea for a visit. They find they must join together to straighten out a very big problem, and then the question is what happens after the problem is solved?

wicked charmsWicked Charms, by Janet Evanovich. Coming March, 2015.
Lizzy and Diesel return in an all-new adventure in the  bestselling series from Janet Evanovich and her co-author, Phoef Sutton.

assassination optionThe Assassination Option, by W.E.B. Griffin. Coming Dec., 2014.
In this, the second book in the Clandestine Operations series about the Cold War, the men and women of the new Central Intelligence Agency are going to find out what they’ve really gotten themselves into.

cold betrayalCold Betrayal, by J.A. Jance. Coming March, 2015.
Ali Reynolds’s longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. Meanwhile, Ali’s new daughter-in-law approaches her, desperate for help. The girl’s grandmother, Betsy, is in danger and Ali struggles to find a way to protect her before it’s too late. Ali must confront the face of evil, and the women who are being hunted.

nypd red 3NYPD Red 3, by James Patterson. Coming March, 2015.
Billionaire businessman Hunter Alden, Jr., discovers the severed head of his chauffeur, stuffed in a bag marked, in blood, with his son’s initials. Now his son is missing, and the price to get him back might be too high–even for one of the world’s richest men. When NYPD Red takes the case, Detective Zach Jordon and his partner Kylie MacDonald realize that the closer they get to the truth, the more their own lives are in danger.

angel court affairThe Angel Court Affair, by Anne Perry. Coming March, 2015.
Thomas Pitt, commander of Special Branch in Victorian London, is charged with protecting Sofia Delacruz. When she vanishes and two women are murdered, Pitt calls in his wife Charlotte, her great-aunt Lady Vespasia, and Vespasia’s new husband to help in the race against time in their bid to catch a murderer.

steadfast heartA Steadfast Heart, by Tracie Peterson. Coming January, 2015.
Lenore Fulcher wants to find true love, not marry the man her father wants her to marry. Luckily, Kolbein Booth, a lawyer from Chicago, shows up.

Holds Placed on Newest BESTSELLER Club Titles

Holds have been placed on these newly ordered books!

assassinThe Assassin, by Clive Cussler. Coming March, 2015.
Private Detective Isaac Bell investigates John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil monopoly, and the case takes a deadly turn. A sniper begins murdering opponents of Standard Oil, and soon the assassin kills Bell’s best witness. The murders have just begun as Bell tracks the criminal from the US to Russia and back.

mistletoe promiseThe Mistletoe Promise, by Richard Paul Evans. Coming Nov., 2014.
This author is the master of the Christmas novel. Here is his newest!

nightingaleThe Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah. Coming February, 2015.
A love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II.

woman with a gunWoman With a Gun, by Phillip Margolin. Coming December, 2014.
Visiting an art museum displaying photographer Kathy Moran’s work, novelist Stacey Kim sees a photo titled “Woman with a Gun.” The image captures Stacey’s imagination, and she becomes obsessed with finding the story behind the picture. Stacey must find a way to get to the reclusive photographer or the truth may never see the light of day.

prodigal sonProdigal Son, by Danielle Steel. Coming February, 2015.
Twins Peter and Michael McDowell grew up bitter enemies. When circumstance requires Peter to return to the home he left years before, he is pleasantly surprised by his reunion with Michael.  Only later, as Peter mulls over his late mother’s journals, does the truth begin to emerge, as realization and panic set in. Prodigal Son is a novel of secrets, salvation, and redemption.

 

 

Latest Bestseller Club Holds

trading secretsTrading Secrets, by Melody Carlson. Coming October, 2014.
Zack and Micah have been pen pals for 7 years, but Micah has never told Zack that she’s actually a girl. She wants to experience life on Zack’s Amish farm, so she makes up her mind to face the music and tell him–and that’s where the fun really begins.

blind spotRobert B. Parker’s Blind Spot, by Reed Farrel Coleman. Coming September, 2014.
Jesse Stone is trying to solve a kidnapping and murder in his home town of Paradise. There seems to be a connection between the crimes and his old Triple-A baseball team.  He soon finds that danger lurks not out in the light-but in your blind spot.

motiveMotive, by Jonathan Kellerman. Coming February, 2015.
Alex Delaware is back. He and Milo Sturgis chase a diabolically manipulative killer intent on playing the most twisted kind of game.

trust no oneTrust No One, by  Jayne Ann Krentz. Coming January, 2015.
Grace Elland is being stalked. As her murdered boss’s financial empire crumbles around her, she steps into her past to uncover a devious plan to destroy not only Grace, but everyone around her…

private vegasPrivate Vegas, by James Patterson. Coming January, 2015.
Private Jack Morgan spends most of his time in Los Angeles, but a hunt for two criminals leads him to the city of sin–and to a murder ring that is more seductively threatening than anything he’s witnessed before.

obsession in deathObsession in Death, by J. D. Robb. Coming February, 2015.
Eve Dallas has become the object of one person’s obsession. And he’s a murderer.

blood magickBlood Magick, by Nora Roberts. Coming October, 2014.
Book Three of The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy. Will Fin and Branna’s forbidden love survive? It will be Fin’s power, loyalty, and heart that will make all the difference in an age-old battle between the bonds that hold their friends together and the evil that has haunted their families for centuries.

insatiable appetitesInsatiable Appetites, by Stuart Woods. Coming January, 2015.
It’s a time of unexpected change for Stone Barrington. When he finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor, the process reveals secrets that range from merely surprising to outright alarming. From the brownstones of Washington, D.C., to the estates of New York’s outer boroughs, the trail of sabotage, corruption, and murder culminates in a stunning conclusion.

Coming This Fall…

Holds have been placed on these latest Bestseller Club books. Look for them this fall!

escapeThe Escape, by David Baldacci. Coming November, 2014.
David Baldacci returns with this thriller featuring military investigator John Puller.

burning roomThe Burning Room, by Michael Connelly. Coming November, 2014.
Detective Harry Bosch and his partner investigate a recent murder where the trigger was pulled nine years earlier. Beginning with the bullet that’s been lodged for years in the victim’s spine, they must pull leads from years-old information, which soon reveal that this shooting may not have been random.

flesh and bloodFlesh and Blood, by Patricia Cornwell. Coming November, 2014.
In this 22nd Scarpetta novel, Kay is in pursuit of a serial sniper who leaves no evidence except fragments of copper. The pursuit takes her to New Jersey, Massachusetts, and South Florida, where she comes face to face with some unsettling evidence.

havana stormHavana Storm, by Clive Cussler. Coming October, 2014.
Dirk Pitt returns, and becomes involved in a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt’s children are on an investigation of their own,  which brings them both to Cuba as well. The three of them have been in desperate situations before . . . but never quite as dire as this one.

jobThe Job, by Janet Evanovich. Coming November, 2014.
The third book in the exciting and suspenseful Fox and O’Hare series from Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg.

deadly assetsDeadly Assets, by W.E.B. Griffin. Coming December, 2014.
Philadelphia homicide Sergeant Matt Payne returns in the latest Badge of Honor novel.

perfect witnessThe Perfect Witness, by Iris Johansen. Coming September, 2014.
She had the perfect life. She had the perfect cover. She was the perfect witness. Until they found her… This is a new, stand alone thriller about a woman with a photographic memory who has lived her life in the Witness Protection Program.

murder 101Murder 101, by Faye Kellerman. Coming September, 2014.
Decker and Lazarus embark on a new life in upstate New York. Decker is underwhelmed by his new partner, and just when he thinks the move was a mistake, Decker is called to his first real crime here. Drawn  into a web of dark secrets, cold case crimes, international intrigue, and ruthless people who kill for sport, he finds the job is anything but boring.

angels walkingAngels Walking, by Karen Kingsbury. Coming September, 2014.
The first in a brand-new series about second chances – a dramatic story about a washed up baseball player and the love he left behind, and the miracles that might save them both.

saint oddSaint Odd, by Dean Koontz. Coming December, 2014.
The highly anticipated finale of the Odd Thomas series will be out in time for Christmas!

riverThe River, by Beverly Lewis. Coming September, 2014.
Formerly Amish, Tilly Lantz Barrows and her younger sister Ruth Lantz return to Eden Valley for their parents’ landmark wedding anniversary. Each woman carries guilt, along with unresolved relationships with their six married brothers…and aging parents. Can they face the future in the light of a past they can’t undo?

mr. miracleMr. Miracle, by Debbie Macomber. Coming October, 2014.
Harry Mills is a guardian angel on a mission: help twenty-four-year-old Addie Folsom get her life back on track–and, if the right moment strikes, help her find love. Addie and an old enemy Erich soon find they have more in common than they thought, and with Harry’s help the two are in for a holiday they’ll never forget.

burnBurn, by James Patterson. Coming September, 2014.
The crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Michael Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good and the family is finally back in New York. Detective Bennett is soon drawn into an underground criminal world of terrifying depravity.

hope to dieHope to Die, by James Patterson. Coming November, 2014.
Detective Alex Cross is forced to play the deadliest game of his career in this, the astonishing finish to the story set in motion in Cross My Heart.

new york christmasA New York Christmas, by Anne Perry. Coming November, 2014.
Anne Perry’s new Christmas novel is a tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. It’s 1904 in New York, and two wealthy families are preparing a high society wedding. See what happens when the groom’s brother attempts to find the bride’s disgraced mother.

leaving timeLeaving Time, by Jodi Picoult. Coming October, 2014.
For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. She enlists the help of Serenity Jones, a psychic, and Virgil Stanhope, a private detective who originally investigated Alice’s case. As they work together to uncover what happened to Alice, they realize that in asking hard questions, they’ll have to face even harder answers.

bones never lieBones Never Lie, by Kathy Reichs. Coming September, 2014.
Dr. Temperance Brennan is at the top of her game in a battle of wits against the most monstrous adversary she has ever encountered. Years ago, Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada, then narrowly eluded capture. Now, she has resurfaced in the United States, and Brennan must rise to the challenge and stop the psychopath.

prince lestatPrince Lestat, by Anne Rice. Coming October, 2014.
A long-awaited return to the world of the Vampire Chronicles. Old vampires, roused from slumber in the earth are doing the bidding of a Voice commanding that they indiscriminately burn vampire-mavericks in cities from Paris and Mumbai to Hong Kong, Kyoto, and San Francisco.

hushHush, by Karen Robards. Coming December, 2014.
A woman must track down her husband’s murderer-or risk being his next victim. When Riley Cowan finds her estranged husband Jeff dead, the police rule it a suicide, but Riley thinks someone’s out for blood. Can she and FBI agent Finn Bradley discover the killer’s identity in time, before he resurfaces-and strikes again?

deadlineDeadline, by John Sandford. Coming October, 2014.
In Southeast Minnesota a school board meeting is coming to an end. The board chairman announces that the rest of the meeting will be closed, due to personnel issues. The proposal up for a vote is whether to authorize the killing of a local reporter. Meanwhile, Virgil Flowers is helping out a friend by looking into a dognapping when he gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A murdered body has been found and the victim is a local reporter.

pegasusPegasus, by Danielle Steel. Coming October, 2014.
A historical novel of family and World War II, Pegasus tells the story of a family reinventing itself in America, while the country they left behind is engulfed in flames and madness, and men are forced to make unbearable choices.  A novel of hope and sacrifice, of tragedy, challenge, and rebirth.

paris matchParis Match, by Stuart Woods. Coming October, 2014.
Stone Barrington has returned to Paris and finds himself embroiled in high-stakes trouble on both sides of the pond. Though Stone is no stranger to peril, he has never faced threats from so many directions at once.

 

 

New Titles for Summer!

wayfaringstranger

Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke, coming July 2014
Sixteen-year-old Weldon Holland has a chance encounter with outlaws Bonnie & Clyde during the Great Depression that sets the stage for dramatic events a decade down the road. From the trenches of WWII to the Texas-Louisiana oil fields, Burke takes readers on a wild ride.

blinddate

Blind Date by Melody Carlson, coming June 2014
The girls of the dating game are at it again, trying to find blind dates for the masquerade ball. But is it all a hoax? And will their friendships survive?

foralltime

For All Time by Jude Deveraux, coming July 2014
Deveraux returns to Nantucket for the next generation of weddings in this epic romance involving noble twins and the search for true love.

fasttrack

Fast Track by Julie Garwood, coming July 2014
Raised by her father from a young age, Cordelia Kane is shocked to learn her mother is alive. When she asks a good friend and longtime crush to help her search for answers, Kane gets pulled into a sizzling romance and a dangerous liaison with a corrupt congressman.

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Cold, Cold Heart by Tami Hoag, coming August 2014
Kidnapped by a notorious serial killer, Dana Nolan escaped and is trying to move on with her life but symptoms of PTSD are wreaking havoc with her personal life and career. A return to her hometown provides more questions than answers – was anything she believed real?

remainsofinnocence

Remains of Innocence by J.A. Jance, coming July 2014
Sheriff Joanna has two cases in two areas of the country that may just be connected. How can she tie together a dying hoarder in Massachusetts and a man found dead in a limestone pit in the Southwest.

sightunseen

Sight Unseen by Iris Johansen, coming July 2014
A controversial surgery gave Kendra Michaels sight after she had developed her other senses to amazing capacities. Now, she’s the only one to realize that an apparent traffic accident is really a murder. As she works to solve the mystery, the body count increases and her detective work attracts an unwanted following.

rainaschoice

Raina’s Choice by Gilbert Morris, coming June 2014
Raina Vernay is trying to escape an abusive situation and thinks the stranger in town, Ty Kinkaid may be the answer. Morris takes his characters on a rollicking Western adventure in the latest book in the Western Justice series.

edeninwinter

Eden in Winter by Richard North Patterson, coming July 2014
The final installment in a trilogy, Eden in Winter concludes the story from Fall from Grace and Loss of Innocence. Two months after his father’s suspicious death on Martha’s Vineyard, Adam Blaine is trying to stitch his life back together and protect his family. Patterson’s latest novel brings a complex family drama to life.

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Moment in Time by Tracie Peterson, coming June 2014
Alice Chesterfield has survived a vicious attack, but the memories and fear still haunt her. Alice thinks Texas may be her peaceful sanctuary, but long buried family secrets force her to turn to God for comfort.

girlsofaugust

Girls of August by Anne Rivers Siddons, coming July 2014
They met every August for years, renting a different beach house each time, but one of the four “girls” died tragically, they drift apart. Years later, a new marriage reunites them and they head back to the beach for a revealing and emotional vacation.

perfectlife

Perfect Life by Danielle Steel, coming July 2014
Blaise McCarthy is an icon in television news, a strict disciplinarian who seems to have the perfect life. A perfect life, that is, until her blind daughter comes home after her boarding school closed. Now everything is upside down, can Blaise and her daughter reestablish a relationship?

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Cut and Thrust by Stuart Woods, coming July 2014
Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat world of politics in the newest thriller from bestselling author Stuart Woods. At the biggest political convention of the year can Barrington find a desirable outcome?

Author Dr. Michael Palmer dead at 71


Physician Michael Palmer, who began writing in 1978 to escape alcohol and drug addiction, died on October 30, 2013. After retiring from clinical practice in the mid 1990’s he became associate director of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Physician Health Services, a nonprofit organization that provides doctors with confidential mental health and substance abuse help. The author of such top sellers as Extreme Measures and Natural Causes, he died a day after having a heart attack while returning from an African safari. Read his full New York Times obituary here.

His 20th novel, Resistant, will be published in May and holds have been placed for BSC patrons. No more books are planned, and he will be taken off of the BESTSELLER Club author list.