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BSC Titles for March, 2018

The Disappeared, by C.J. Box
Game warden Joe Pickett is looking for a female British executive who never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting. At the same time, his friend Nate Romanowski has asked Joe to intervene with the feds on behalf of falconers who can no longer hunt with eagles even though their permits are in order. The more he investigates both cases, the more someone wants him to go away. Are they somehow connected? The answers, when they come, will be even worse than he’d imagined.

The Rising Sea, by Clive Cussler
A rise in the world’s sea levels sends Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala, and the rest of the NUMA scientific team around the globe in search of answers. A rare alloy unlike anything else on earth, a pair of five-hundred-year-old Japanese talismans, an assassin so violent even the Yakuza has disowned him, a technological breakthrough that will become a personal nightmare for Kurt Austin – the NUMA team must risk everything to head off the coming catastrophe.

As You Wish, by Jude Deveraux
Three women wound up at the Summerhouse for separate reason, but it’s not long before they begin to open up about their regrets, their wishes and their dreams. And when they’re presented with the opportunity of a lifetime–a chance to right the wrongs of their past–all three discover what can happen when dreams really do come true.

Every Note Played, by Lisa Genova
When concert pianist Richard becomes increasingly paralyzed from ALS, his ex-wife Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker. As Richard’s muscles, voice, and breath fade, both he and Karina try to reconcile their past before it’s too late.

The Punishment She Deserves, by Elizabeth George
Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers find themselves up against one of the most sinister murder cases they have ever encountered.

The Woman Left Behind, by Linda Howard
Jina Modell works for a paramilitary organization, and she really likes it. She’s assigned to work as an on-site drone operator in the field with one of the GO-teams, an elite paramilitary unit.  Meanwhile, a powerful Congresswoman is working behind the scenes to destroy the GO-teams, and a trap is set to ambush Jina’s squad in Syria. Thought dead by her comrades, Jina escapes to the desert where she has to figure out how to stay undetected by the enemy and make it to her crew in time before they’re exfiltrated out of the country. The crew’s leader is bringing back the woman they left behind, dead or alive.

Duel to the Death, by J. A. Jance
The thirteenth book in the series featuring Ali Reynolds, a former Los Angeles news anchor turned amateur sleuth.

The Third Victim, by Phillip Margolin
A woman stumbles onto a dark road in rural Oregon–tortured, battered, and bound. She tells a horrific story about being kidnapped, then tortured, until she finally managed to escape. She was the lucky one–two other women, with similar burns and bruises, were found dead. 

The Escape Artist, by Brad Meltzer
Nola Brown is supposed to be dead. Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she’s dead. The US government confirms it. But Jim “Zig” Zigarowski has just found out the truth: Nola is still alive. And on the run. Together, Nola and Zig will either reveal a sleight of hand being played at the highest levels of power or die trying to uncover the US Army’s most mysterious secret-a centuries-old conspiracy that traces back through history to the greatest escape artist of all: Harry Houdini.

Sweet Vengeance, by Fern Michaels
Tessa Jamison couldn’t have imagined anything worse than losing her beloved twin girls and husband–until she was convicted of their murder. For ten years, she has been in Florida’s Correctional Center for Women, fully expecting to die behind bars. But one day her lawyers announce that Tessa’s conviction has been overturned due to a technicality, and she’s released on bail to await a new trial. While out she begins to gather knowledge about her case. Will she be able to learn the whole truth at last . . . and reclaim her freedom and her future?

Red Alert, by James Patterson
Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force provide security for A-list New Yorkers, and the perpetrators responsible for an escalating series of crimes may be among the group they were formed to protect.  Zach and Kylie track a shadowy killer as he plays out his vendetta-and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.

In  Places Hidden, by Tracie Peterson
Camriann Coulterto
goes to San Francisco to find her brother, Caleb, who went missing three months ago. Her search leads her deep into the political corruption of the city–and into the acquaintance of Patrick Murdock, a handsome Irishman who was saved from a false murder charge by Caleb, and who knows more about what happened to him than anyone else. As the stakes rise and threats loom, will Patrick be able to protect Camri from the dangers he knows lie in the hidden places of the city?

The Kremlin Conspiracy, by Joel C. Rosenberg
With an American president distracted by growing tensions in North Korea and Iran, an ominous new threat is emerging in Moscow. A czar is rising in the Kremlin, a Russian president feverishly consolidating power, silencing his opposition, and plotting a brazen and lightning-fast military strike that could rupture the NATO alliance and bring Washington and Moscow to the brink of nuclear war. But in his blind spot is the former U.S. Secret Service agent, Marcus Ryker, trained to protect but ready to kill to save his country.

Accidental Heroes, by Danielle Steel
At a security checkpoint at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport, TSA agent Bernice Adams finds a postcard of the Golden Gate Bridge bearing an ominous message. Who left the postcard behind, which flight is that person on, and what exactly does the message mean? Someone is planning something terrible, and passengers, crew, and experts on the ground become heroes out of necessity to try to avert tragedy at the eleventh hour.

Caribbean Rim, by Randy Wayne White
Marine biologist Doc Ford has been known to help his friends out of jams occasionally, but he’s never faced a situation like this. His old pal Carl Fitzpatrick has been chasing sunken wrecks most of his life, but now he’s run afoul of the Florida Division of Historical Resources. Its director, Clive Nickelby, and his young “assistant” have disappeared–along with Fitzpatrick’s impounded cache of rare Spanish coins and list of uncharted wreck sites. There’s no way the thieves will go quietly–and Doc’s just put himself in their crosshairs.

 

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More BSC Holds for Spring

fixThe Fix, by David Baldacci. Coming April, 2017.
Following Memory Man and The Last Mile, David Baldacci returns with the third thriller featuring detective Amos Decker.

nighthawkNighthawk, by Clive Cussler. Coming May, 2017.
When an aircraft vanishes over the South Pacific, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are drawn into a deadly contest to locate the fallen machine. Russia and China covet the radical technology, but the United States worries about a darker problem — the X-37 is carrying a payload extracted from the upper atmosphere and stored at near absolute zero. As long as it remains frozen, the cargo is inert, but if it thaws, it will unleash a catastrophe of nearly unthinkable proportions. The NUMA team will risk everything in an effort to avert disaster . . . but they may be caught in a race that no one can win.

ebbThe Ebb Tide, by Beverly Lewis. Coming March, 2017.
When Sallie Riehl is asked to be a nanny for the summer at a Cape May, New Jersey, vacation home, she jumps at the chance to go beyond the Amish community where she grew up. As Sallie enjoys the shore she meets a marine biology student who talks about all he’s learning and asks about her interests, unlike most of the guys she grew up with. But Kevin is Mennonite, not Amish, so Sallie tries to brush aside her growing feelings for him. She also realizes that her time in Cape May is increasing her desire to see the world, challenging her plans for the future. Will Sallie change her plans, or only find what her heart is longing for back home in Paradise Township?

withoutWithout Warning, by Joel C. Rosenberg. Coming March, 2017.
As he prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, the POTUS is convinced ISIS is about to be crushed by American forces once and for all. But NYTimes foreign correspondent J. B. Collins tells the president he’s wrong, and he fears a catastrophic attack inside the American homeland is imminent. He argues that only capturing or killing the leader of ISIS can stop the attack and save American lives. But will the president listen and take action before it’s too late?

goldenGolden Prey, by John Sandford. Coming April, 2017.
Lucas Davenport’s first case as a U.S. Marshal sends him into uncharted territory. A Biloxi drug-cartel counting house gets robbed by the Dixie Hicks, leaving behind five bodies, including that of a six-year-old girl. Cartel assassins compete with Davenport to find the shooters and things get ugly real fast.

fastFast & Loose, by Stuart Woods. Coming April, 2017.
Stone Barrington is enjoying a boating excursion off the Maine coast when a chance encounter leaves him somewhat the worse for wear. Always able to find the silver lining in any circumstance, Stone is pleased to discover that the authors of his misfortune are members of a prestigious family who present a unique business opportunity. And, Stone and his new friends have an enemy in common. 

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.