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New BSC Holds Through Fall

Origin, by  Dan Brown. Coming October, 2017.
Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind’s two most enduring questions, and the earthshaking discovery that will answer them.

The Amish Cooking Class The Blessing, by Wanda E. Brunstetter. Coming August, 2017.
Lyle and Heidi once again open their Ohio home up to those seeking to learn about Amish cooking. This time a teenager helping her divorced dad cook for the family, a caterer needing new recipes, a food critic, a hunter looking to impress his buddies, a wife given the class as an unwanted gift, and a mailman lured in by the aroma of good cooking gather around Heidi’s table. 

Don’t Let Go, by Harlan Coben. Coming September, 2017.
Thriller master Harlan Coben returns with his most provocative and gripping novel to date.

Enigma, by Catherine Coulter. Coming September, 2017.
Working with Agent Cam Wittier and New York-based former Special Forces agent Jack Cabot, Agents Savich and Sherlock must race against the clock to catch an international criminal and solve the enigma of the man called John Doe. In the meantime, Cam Wittier and Jack Cabot must track a violent criminal through the Daniel Boone National Forest. 

Y is for Yesterday, by Sue Grafton. Coming August, 2017.
Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate–and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. Now, it’s 1989 and one of the perpetrators, Fritz McCabe, has been released from prison. Moody, unrepentant, and angry, he is a virtual prisoner of his ever-watchful parents–until a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand. That’s when the McCabes call Kinsey Millhone for help. 

Sleep Like a Baby, by Charlaine Harris. Coming September, 2017.
Robin and Aurora Teagarden have finally begun their adventure in parenting. With newborn Sophie proving to be a handful, Roe’s mother pays for Virginia, a partially trained nurse, to come help the new parents for a few weeks. One particularly stormy night, Roe wakes to hear her daughter crying and Virginia nowhere to be found. They search the house and happen upon a body outside… but it isn’t Virginia’s. Who is this mystery woman dead in their backyard, and what happened to Virginia? 

To Be Where You Are, by Jan Karon. Coming September, 2017.
After twelve years of wrestling with the conflicts of retirement, Father Tim Kavanagh realizes he doesn’t need a steady job to prove himself. Then he’s given one–but what, exactly, does it prove? Meanwhile, newly married Dooley and Lace face a crisis that empties their bank account and turns their household upside down. Is the honeymoon over? Is this where real life begins? 

Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King. Coming September, 2017.
In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place… One woman, however, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain? 

Merry and Bright, by Debbie Macomber. Coming October, 2017.
Merry’s mother and brother think she needs a break so they make her an online dating profile–and the matches start rolling in. She starts chatting with a charming stranger, and their exchanges soon become the brightest part of her day. But everything turns upside down when they finally meet in person. . . .

Need to Know, by Fern Michaels. Coming August, 2017.
The tightknit group of friends who make up the Sisterhood have learned one vital lesson: everybody has a weak spot. In the case of Yoko Wong’s dear friend Garland Lee, the multimillion-selling performer known as America’s beloved songbird, that weak spot was trusting her lawyer, Arthur Forrester. For years, he’s taken advantage of her faith in him to amass a secret fortune. And now, in the deepest betrayal yet, he’s dragged her into a lawsuit that could cost her home and everything she has left. All his years of underhanded dealings won’t prepare him for the type of creative payback that the Sisters have made their specialty . . .

Holly and Ivy, by Fern Michaels. Coming September, 2017.
This time of year is difficult for Ivy as she faces another festive season alone. Since the plane crash that claimed the lives of her husband and two children eight years ago, she’s been submerged in grief. When eleven-year-old Holly knocks on her door, lost and frightened after a forbidden visit to her singing teacher, Ivy’s self-imposed exile is shattered. Holly’s father, Daniel, doesn’t allow music in their home, refusing to give a good reason why–just as he refuses to talk about Holly’s mother. Ivy is drawn to the warmth she senses beneath his gruff exterior. Their shared concern for Holly begins to draw Ivy back into the world again . . . and toward a family who may need her as much as she needs them . . .

Haunted, by  James Patterson. Coming September, 2017.
Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic, small town in the beautiful Maine woods, a recommendation from a former colleague. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community. 

Glass Houses, by Louise Penny. Coming August, 2017.
When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. From the moment its shadow falls over the village, Gamache, now Chief Superintendent, suspects the creature has deep roots and a dark purpose. Yet he does nothing. What can he do? Only watch and wait. And hope his mounting fears are not realized. 

An Echo of Murder, by Anne Perry. Coming September, 2017.
In the course of his tenure with the Thames River Police, Commander Monk has yet to see a more gruesome crime scene: a Hungarian warehouse owner lies in the middle of his blood-sodden office, pierced through the chest with a bayonet and eerily surrounded by seventeen candles, their wicks dipped in blood. It’s the first in a series of identical brutal murders. With the able assistance of his wife, Monk must combat distrust, hostility, and threats from the very people he seeks to protect. 

House of Spies, by Daniel Silva. Coming July, 2017.
Legendary spy, assassin and art restorer Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge – determined to hunt down the world’s most dangerous terrorist, a shadowy ISIS mastermind known only as Saladin. 

The Promise of Dawn, by Lauraine Snelling. Coming August, 2017.
When Signe, her husband, Rune, and their three boys arrive in Minnesota from Norway to help a relative clear his land, they dream of owning their own farm and building a life in the New World. But Uncle Einar and Aunt Gird are hard, demanding people, and Signe and her family soon find themselves worked nearly to the bone in order to repay the cost of their voyage. At this rate, they will never have land or a life of their own.

Fairytale, by Danielle Steel. Coming October, 2017.
Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her family’s vineyards.  After graduating from Stanford, she returns to help manage Chateau Joy, her lifetime goal. But the fairytale ends suddenly with her mother’s death from cancer. Her father falls prey to a mysterious Frenchwoman visiting the valley, and within weeks he intends to marry her. When tragedy strikes again, Camille is at the mercy of her stepmother–and the two evil stepbrothers who appear. Fairytale is an example of the truths that will always withstand even the darkest storms, and a reminder that sometimes fairytales do come true, and good prevails over evil in the end.

Coming this summer…

homeHome, by Harlan Coben. Coming September, 2016.
Kidnappers took two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. Ten years later, one of the boys, now a teenager surfaces. Where has he been, and what does he know about the day he was taken? And most critically: What does he know about the fate of his missing friend?

piratePirate, by Clive Cussler. Coming September, 2016.
An 800-year-old treasure . . . an ancient cypher wheel . . . a brutal murder . . . and a man who will stop at nothing to claim what he considers his. Treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo have never faced an adversary as determined as the one before them now. The battle will take them halfway around the world, and at its end will be either an amazing find–or certain death.

brokenBroken Trust, by W.E.B. Griffin. Coming August, 2016.
Philadelphia Homicide Sergeant Matt Payne is beginning to think nothing can shock him–until this. Did young socialite Camilla Rose Morgan jump to her death from her own balcony? Her brother tells Payne she’d been battling mental demons, but something doesn’t sit right. Reputations and lives are on the line, and Payne’s may be one of them.

womanWoman of God, by James Patterson. Coming September, 2016.
St. Peter’s Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. Is it possible that the new Pope…is a woman? Not everyone’s happy about it, and she must convert her enemies to her cause before she loses her faith…and her life.

apprenticeApprentice in Death, by J. D. Robb. Coming September, 2016.
Three victims are killed by a sniper at Central Park’s ice skating rink. When Eve Dallas learns there were two snipers – one older, one younger – she determines someone is being trained, and they have an agenda. As another sniper attack shakes the city to its core, Eve realizes that though we’re all shaped by the people around us, there are those who are just born evil…

blackThe Black Widow, by Daniel Silva. Coming July, 2016.
An action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon – art restorer, assassin, and spy.

rushingRushing Waters, by Danielle Steel. Coming August, 2016.
Hurricane Ophelia is bearing down on New York City. In a matter of hours, six people, along with their families, friends, and millions of other New Yorkers living around them, will be caught up in the horrific flooding it unleashes. Then the real challenge begins, as the survivors face their futures, with damage to repair and scars to heal.

November and Beyond

fool meFool Me Once, by Harlan Coben. Coming March, 2016.
Maya sees an unthinkable image on her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with Maya’s husband, Joe–who had been brutally murdered two weeks earlier. Can you believe everything you see? To find the answer, Maya must come to terms with secrets and deceit in her past before she can face the truth about her husband–and herself.

gangsterThe Gangster, by Clive Cussler. Coming March, 2016.
It is 1906, and in New York City, the Italian crime group known as the Black Hand is on a spree: kidnapping, extortion, arson. Detective Isaac Bell is hired to form a special “Black Hand Squad,” but the gangsters appear to be everywhere. And then the murders begin, each one of a man more powerful than the last, and as Bell discovers, the ultimate target may be the most powerful man of all.

steelThe Steel Kiss, by Jeffery Deaver. Coming March, 2016.
Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a killer. She’s chasing him through a department store in Brooklyn when an escalator malfunctions and a  man is mangled by the gears. Sachs loses the killer when she jumps in to try to help save the victim. She and famed forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme soon learn, however, that the malfunction may not be an accident at all, but the first in a series of intentional attacks. They find themselves up against a killer who turns common products into murder weapons.

bitterThe Bitter Season, by Tami Hoag. Coming January, 2016.
Detective Nikki Liska is bored with her new assignment to the cold case squad. Her old partner, Sam Kovac is having an even harder time adjusting to Liska’s absence, but he is distracted from his troubles by a brutal double homicide. Liska’s case-the unsolved murder of a decorated sex crimes detective-is less of a distraction: Twenty five years later, there is little hope for finding the killer. As the trails of two crimes a quarter of century apart twist and cross, Kovac and Liska race to find answers before a killer strikes again.

clawbackClawback, by J.A. Jance. Coming March, 2016.
When Ali’s parents lose their life savings to a Ponzi scheme, her father goes to confront his long-time friend and financial advisor, only to stumble into the scene of a double homicide. With her father suddenly a prime suspect, Ali and her husband work to clear her father’s name, while at the same time seeking justice for her parents and the scheme’s other suddenly impoverished victims, one of whom is a killer.

girls guideA Girl’s Guide to Moving On, by Debbie Macomber. Coming March, 2016.
A mother and her daughter-in-law bravely leave their troubled marriages and face the challenge of starting over. This novel affirms the ability of every woman to forge a new path, believe in love, and fearlessly find happiness.

no safe secretNo Safe Secret, by Fern Michaels. Coming March, 2016.
From her silver Mercedes to her designer kitchen, Molly’s life is gleaming and beautiful–or is it? Molly reinvented herself after the terrible events of her high school prom night, but now everything is falling apart. As secrets old and new are revealed, Molly must face painful truths and the choices she made in their wake–and find the strength to become the woman she once hoped to be.

nypd 4NYPD Red 4, by James Patterson. Coming March, 2016.
NYPD Red is the elite task force called in only when a case involves the rich, famous, and connected. When a glitzy movie premiere is the scene of a shocking murder and high-stakes robbery, NYPD Red gets the call, and they have to find a cold-blooded killer–before he strikes again.

treacheryTreachery at Lancaster Gate, by Anne Perry. Coming March, 2016.
When an explosion in London kills two policemen and seriously injures three more Thomas Pitt suspects someone with decidedly personal motives. Pitt’s inquiries lead him to a member of Parliament, a high-ranking police officer, and an aristocratic opium addict. As he pursues each increasingly threatening lead, Pitt finds himself impeded at every turn and in danger.

starsStars of Fortune, by Nora Roberts. Coming November, 2015.
To celebrate the rise of their new queen, three goddesses of the moon created three stars, one of fire, one of ice, one of water. But then they fell from the sky, putting the fate of all worlds in danger. And now three women and three men join forces to pick up the pieces.

firstThe First Hostage, by Joel C. Rosenberg. Coming December, 2015.
The president of the United States . . . is missing. And ISIS still has chemical weapons . . .New York Times journalist J. B. Collins and the Secret Service try frantically to locate and rescue the leader of the free world before ISIS’s threats become a catastrophic reality.

blueBlue, by Danielle Steel. Coming February, 2016.
Ginny Carter was once a rising star in TV news, until her whole world dissolved in a single instant on the freeway two days before Christmas. She pieces her life back together and tries to find meaning in her existence as a human rights worker. Then, on the anniversary of the fateful accident she meets a boy who will cause her life to change forever yet again. Blue Williams has a mix of innocence and wisdom beyond his years. Ginny offers him respect as they form an unusual bond and become the family they each lost.

 

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.

Inspirational Fiction Coming in the Feb/March (Plus a Few Other Titles)

 silence Silence of Winter by Wanda Brunstetter – Brunstetter is releasing 6 consecutive novels every month in her Lancaster County Saga. The saga begins with Goodbye to Yesterday (coming February 2013). Coming to the Scott County Library System March 2013.
 dream  Dream for Tomorrow by Melody Carlson continues the Martin family’s adventures as they journey the Oregon trail. Perilous mountain and river crossings bring out the best and worst of the travelers as they make their way West. Coming to the Scott County Library System February 2013.
 guardian  Guardian by Beverly Lewis – From one of the authors who started the Amish-fiction craze comes a story of a missing child who is found by a Pennsylvania schoolteacher. Will the cloistered Old Order Amish community nearby have answers about the child’s past? Coming to the Scott County Library System March 2013.
 rosasland  Rosa’s Land by Gilbert Morris – Lafayette Riordan longs to become a Wild West marshal. But his pampered upbringing has left him unprepared for the tough life on the frontier. Will he find his courage? Coming to the Scott County Library System February 2013.
 icecutter  Icecutter’s Daughter by Tracie Peterson – Merrill Krause wants nothing more than a family of her own but she is bound to her father and brothers by a deathbed promise. As Merrill helps take care of the family business of icecutting in the brutal Minnesota winter, will her own dreams come true? Coming to the Scott County Library System March 2013.
 whenjesuswept  When Jesus Wept by Bodie & Brock Thoene – A new series called the Jerusalem Chronicles takes readers through a fictional account of Jesus’ life and times. Coming to the Scott County Library System March 2013.
 sixyears  Six Years by Harlan Coben – Six years have passed since Jake Sanders watched the love of his life marry another man. But when that other man dies, Jake can’t keep himself away from the funeral. The grieving widow, however, is not the woman he has pined over – and no one seems to remember her! Coming to the Scott County Library System March 2013.
 striker  Striker by Clive Cussler  – Detective Isaac Bell returns only two years out of his apprenticeship at the Van Dorn Detective agency with an urgent message for his boss regarding radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines. Coming to the Scott County Library System March 2013.
 nightmoves  Night Moves by Randy Wayne White – The twentieth Doc Ford novel brings out buried secrets from Ford and his friend Tomlinson’s past. Can they survive an assassination attempt? Coming to the Scott County Library System March 2013.
 moonlight  Moonlight Masquerade by Jude Deveraux – The third book in the Edilean trilogy chronically the lives of three college friends. Coming to the Scott County Library System January 2013