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End of the year reads

End Game, by David Baldacci. Coming November, 2017.
Will Robie returns home from a mission overseas to discover that his boss–codenamed Blue Man–has vanished. His last known location was in remote Colorado, and there have been no other sightings or communications since. But there is violence brewing in this small town, and Robie and his sometime-partner Jessica Reel will be lucky if they make it out alive, with or without Blue Man…

Secrets of Cavendon, by  Barbara Taylor Bradford. Coming November, 2017.
The Secrets of Cavendon picks up in the summer of 1949, with the new generation of the estate at the forefront of the scandal and intrigue. With romance, betrayal, heartbreak, and possible murder threatening to tear them apart, the Inghams and Swanns will have to find a way to come together and protect each other in the face of threats they never could have predicted.

The Midnight Line, by Lee Child. Coming November, 2017.
Jack Reacher takes a stroll through a Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give it up and he decides to find out, beginning a journey that takes Reacher through the upper Midwest. Turns out the ring was just a small link in a far darker chain. Some lines should never be crossed. But then, neither should Reacher.

Two Kinds of Truth, by Michael Connelly. Coming October, 2017.
Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Meanwhile, an old case from Bosch’s LAPD days comes back to haunt him when a long-imprisoned killer claims Harry framed him, and seems to have new evidence to prove it. The two unrelated cases wind around each other like strands of barbed wire.

The  Armageddon File, by Stephen Coonts. Coming November, 2017.
After one of the most contentious and divisive elections in history, the new president is finally settling into the West Wing. But when his chief of staff discovers evidence that voting machines in key counties in swing states were tampered with, the whole administration is in danger of unraveling. Did someone steal the election? Are America’s enemies involved? Jake Grafton and Tommy Carmellini race to solve the mystery of a potentially rigged election before Americans’ full faith and credit in our democracy, sovereignty, and rule of law become completely undone.

Typhoon Fury, by Clive Cussler. Coming November, 2017.
Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon have been hired to search for a collection of paintings worth half a billion dollars. The leader of a Filipino insurgency is not only using them to finance his attacks, he has stumbled upon one of the most lethal secrets of World War II: a Japanese-developed drug, designed, but never used, to turn soldiers into super-warriors. To stop him, the Oregon must not only take on the rebel commander, but a South African mercenary intent on getting his own hands on the drug, a massive swarm of torpedo drones targeting the U.S. Navy, and an approaching megastorm.

Hardcore Twenty-Four, by Janet Evanovich. Coming November, 2017.
This Jersey girl hits hard–twenty-four seven. Stephanie Plum continues her antics in Hardcore Twenty-Four.

In This Moment, by Karen Kingsbury. Coming November, 2017.
A brand-new Baxter Family novel about a beloved high school principal who starts a Bible Study to improve the lives of his struggling students, only to become the national focus of a controversial lawsuit.

The People vs. Alex Cross, by James Patterson. Coming November, 2017.
Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law-until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they’re above the law. Cross knows it was self-defense, but will a jury see it that way? As Cross fights for his professional life and his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome video tied to the disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can’t say no to Sampson, and the investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. With everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal…even if he can’t save himself.

A Christmas Return, by Anne Perry. Coming November, 2017.
As Charlotte Pitt’s grandmother Mariah Ellison finds herself investigating a long-unsolved slaying, it becomes clear that grappling with intrigue and foul play runs in the family. A festive Christmas package left on Mariah’s doorstep contains an ominous present, sparking memories of a twenty-year-old murder that shattered her friendship with the victim’s widow. Though the gift is a bitter reminder of that tragic time, in the spirit of the season Mariah travels to Surrey in hopes of reconciling with her estranged friend and solving the crime that drove them apart.

Year One, by Nora Roberts. Coming December, 2017.
It began on New Year’s Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law and government collapsed–and more than half of the world’s population was decimated. Where there had been order, there was now chaos. And as the power of science and technology receded, magic rose up in its place. In a world of survivors where every stranger encountered could be either a savage or a savior, none of them knows exactly where they are heading, or why. But a purpose awaits them that will shape their lives and the lives of all those who remain. The end has come. The beginning comes next.

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The Latest Holds for BSC Members

As Time Goes By, by Melody Carlson. Coming April, 2017.
The Mulligan women who are left stateside during WWII work to keep the family store and the family going as the world shifts under their feet and time goes by. 

The Late Show, by Michael Connelly. Coming July, 2017.
Detective Renee Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. But one night she catches two cases she doesn’t want to part with: the beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn, and she works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night. As the cases entwine they pull her closer to her own demons and the reason she won’t give up her job no matter what the department throws at her.

Charlatans, by Robin Cook. Coming August, 2017.
Chief resident Noah Rothauser has to determine the cause of several anesthesia-related deaths, and he is forced to question all of the residents on his staff. One stands out – Ava, a social media junkie, has created multiple alternate personas for herself on the Internet. With his own job and credibility in jeopardy, Noah must decide which doctor is at fault and who he can believe–before any more lives are lost.

The Romanov Ransom, by Clive Cussler. Coming September, 2017.
Treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo’s search for a Romanov fortune brings them into perilous contact with an ambitious neo-Nazi clan. This quest is greater than anything they have ever done–it is their chance to make someone answer for unspeakable crimes, and to prevent them from happening again.

The Broken Road, by Richard Paul Evans. Coming May, 2017. 
The Broken Road is the first book in a new trilogy, and it is an engrossing, contemplative story of redemption and grace and the power of second chances.

A Column of Fire, by Ken Follett. Coming September, 2017.
In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts between Catholics and Protestants, high principles clash bloodily with friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald, but they are on opposing sides of the religious divide. The real enemies, then as now, are not the rival religions. The true battle pitches those who believe in tolerance and compromise against the tyrants who would impose their ideas on everyone else–no matter what the cost.

I Know a Secret, by Tess Gerritsen. Coming August, 2017.
Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles return to investigate the gruesome staged murder of a horror film producer in this edge-of-your-seat thriller.

Camino Island, by John Grisham. Coming June, 2017.
Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer’s block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position. She is approached by a mysterious woman who makes her a generous offer of money to infiltrate a rare book dealer’s circle of literary friends, ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets. Eventually Mercer learns far too much, and there’s trouble in paradise.Not a Sound, by Heather Gudenkauf. Coming May, 2017.
Most sixteen-year-olds have friends. Aden Stone has four human souls living inside him:  One can time-travel. One can raise the dead. One can tell the future. And one can possess another human. With no other family and a life spent in and out of institutions, Aden and the souls have become friends. Mary Ann Gray is his total opposite. While he attracts the paranormal, she repels it. For her sake, he should stay away. But it’s too late….

Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins. Coming May, 2017.
A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother’s sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran from–a place to which she vowed she’d never return.

The Boy, by Tami Hoag. Coming December, 2017.
Detectives Nick Fourcade and Annie Broussard investigate the murder of seven-year-old P.J., whose mother Genevieve has inexplicably been left behind to tell the story. When the very next day P.J.’s sometimes babysitter is reported missing, the town is up in arms, fearing a maniac is preying on their children. Then fingerprints at the scene change everything when they come back to a convicted criminal: Genevieve herself. How far will Nick and Annie have to go to uncover the dark truth of the boy?

Proof of Life, by J.A. Jance. Coming September, 2017.
Before he retired, J. P. Beaumont had looked forward to having his days all to himself. When his longtime nemesis, retired Seattle crime reporter Maxwell Cole, dies in what’s officially deemed to be an accidental fire, Beau is astonished to be dragged into the investigation at the request of none other than the deceased victim himself. While seeking justice for his frenemy and healing for a long fractured family, he comes face to face with an implacable enemy who has spent decades hiding in plain sight.

Crime Scene, by Jonathan Kellerman. Coming August, 2017.
A former star athlete turned coroner’s investigator is drawn into a brutal, complicated murder.

Gwendy’s Button Box, by Stephen King. Coming May, 2017.
Journey back to Castle Rock again in this chilling new novella by Stephen King.

The Silent Corner, by Dean Koontz. Coming June, 2017.
People of talent and accomplishment, people admired and happy and sound of mind, have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America. Her enemies are protecting a secret so important that they will exterminate anyone in their way. But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless–and who is driven by a rage they can never comprehend, because it is born of love.

Any Dream Will Do, by Debbie Macomber. Coming August, 2017.
Shay Benson, determined to make a fresh start, wanders into a church to escape from the cold. When Pastor Drew Douglas lost his wife, it was all he could do to focus on his two beautiful kids, and his flock came in a distant third. Now, as he too is thinking about a fresh start, he walks through his sanctuary and finds Shay sitting in a pew. It will take the utmost courage and faith if they hope to find healing and open their hearts to a brighter future.

The Store, by James Patterson. Coming August, 2017.
Imagine a future of unparalleled convenience. A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn’t even know you had. Most people are fine with that, but not writers Jacob and Megan Brandeis. Jacob is going to write a book about The Store’s secrets. With nothing escaping The Store’s watchful eye, Jacob has to find a way to publish his expose–before the truth dies with him. 

Beloved Hope, by Tracie Peterson. Coming July, 2017.
Hope Flanagan survived the massacre at the Whitman Mission, but at terrible personal cost. She was once surrounded by suitors, but has no interest in giving her heart again after the man she loved died in her arms. As Hope struggles to free herself from the pain of her past, Lance Kenner, an Army lieutenant, brings an unexpected ray of light into her life. But what will Lance think of her if he learns the truth behind her anguish? And what secrets lie in his past?

Secrets in Death, by J.D. Robb. Coming September, 2017.
Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would patronize, and it’s not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that’s exactly what happens one cold February evening. The victim is Larinda Mars, a self-described “social information reporter,” or as most people would call it, a professional gossip. Eve didn’t like Larinda Mars, but she likes murder even less. To find justice for this victim, she’ll have to plunge into the dirty little secrets of all the people Larinda Mars victimized herself. Along the way, she may be exposed to some information she really didn’t want to know…

The Right Time, by Danielle Steel. Coming August, 2017.
Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow takes solace in the mysteries she reads with her devoted father–and soon she is writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, complex crime stories that reflect skill, imagination, and talent far beyond her years. She becomes a successful writer, publishing under the name Alexander Green, but once her double life and fame are established, the price of the truth is always too high.

Barely Legal, by Stuart Woods. Coming August, 2017.
Under the tutelage of Stone Barrington, Herbie Fisher has transformed from a bumbling sad sack into a capable man about town and the youngest partner at the white shoe law firm Woodman & Weld. Now all of his training will be put to the test as he finds himself embroiled in his most daring adventure to date.

Bestseller Club titles coming this fall

girl with the deep blue eyesThe Girl With the Deep Blue Eyes, by Lawrence Block. Coming September, 2015.
PI Doak Miller agreed to help the local cops by posing as a hit man to catch a woman looking to get rid of her husband. Then he met the wife — and fell, hard. Now he’s plotting with her to commit murder, but to pull it off under the watchful eyes of the police, it’ll have to be the perfect crime…

crossingThe Crossing, by Michael Connelly. Coming November, 2015.
Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former partner he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target.

pharaoh's secretThe Pharaoh’s Secret, by Clive Cussler. Coming November, 2015.
Kurt, Joe, and the rest of the NUMA team have to fight to discover the truth behind the legend of a plant extract known as the black mist–but to do that, they have to confront the greatest legend of them all: Osiris, the ruler of the Egyptian underworld.

playingPlaying With Fire, by Tess Gerritsen. Coming October, 2015.
In an antique shop in Rome, Julia Ansdell happens upon a piece music — the Incendio waltz. Back in Boston when she plays it for the first time, the music has a terrifying effect on her young daughter. Determined to track down the music’s origins, Julia uncovers a dark secret that dates back to WWII, and involves a powerful family who will stop at nothing to keep Julia from bringing the truth to light.

xX if For…, by Sue Grafton. Coming August, 2015.
A remorseless serial killer leaves no trace of his crimes. Can Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim?

comeCome Rain or Come Shine, by Jan Karon. Coming September, 2015.
Father Tim Kavanagh’s adopted son has graduated from vet school and opened his own animal clinic. Since money will be tight for a while, he and Lace Harper, his once and future soul mate, decide to keep their wedding simple. It’s a June wedding, in the mountains, with more than a few creatures great and small.

theoryThe Theory of Death, by Faye Kellerman. Coming October, 2015.
The body of a nude man is found deep in the woods in Greenbury, NY. The death appears to be a suicide, but until the coroner’s ruling, the scene must be treated as a suspicious crime. Without any personal effects near the body, lieutenant Decker must dig to uncover the victim’s identity, and it leads him to a realm of underworld crime that transforms harmless nerds into cold, calculating evil geniuses.

golemThe Golem of Paris, by Jonathan Kellerman. Coming November, 2015.
It’s been more than a year since LAPD detective Jacob Lev learned the truth about his family, and he’s not coping well. Then he comes across the file for a gruesome unsolved murder. Finding the killer will take him halfway around the world. It’s a dangerous search for truth that plunges him into the past, and for Lev, there is no place more frightening.

dashingDashing Through the Snow, by Mary Higgins Clark. Coming November, 2015.
Find out what happens when Ashley Davison, a graduate student in California, and Dashiell Sutherland, a former army intelligence officer, have to share the only rental car available in San Fransisco in order to make it to Seattle by the holidays.

pointPoint Blank, by Fern Michaels. Coming August, 2015.
The Sisterhood travels to China to rescue a colleague’s daughter.
Can they hope to be successful when the enemy has the home advantage…and the will to kill? The odds are stacked against them, but when the Sisterhood is involved, you can always bet on the underdog…

christmasA Christmas Escape, by Anne Perry. Coming November, 2015.
In her twelfth noel to the season, Anne Perry transports us to a Mediterranean island for an unconventional Yuletide adventure–and an unforgettable volcanic encounter.

corridorsCorridors of the Night, by Anne Perry. Coming September, 2015.
Nurse Hester Monk and her husband, William, commander of the Thames River Police, do battle with two obsessed scientists who in the name of healing have turned to homicide.

undercoverUndercover, by Danielle Steel. Coming September, 2015.
Marshall Everett, a DEA agent on temporary assignment to the Secret Service, performs an act of heroism that changes his course forever. Ariana Gregory lives through an unthinkable act of violence and is on a fragile road to recovery. They cross path and have to fight for their survival.

foreignForeign Affairs, by Stuart Woods. Coming October, 2015.
When he’s appraised at the last minute of a mandatory meeting abroad, Stone Barrington rushes off to Rome for a whirlwind trip of business and pleasure. But trouble is brewing, and Stone may be facing more than he bargained for . . .

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.

 

 

Newest Bestseller Club Titles

catch and release

Catch and Release by Lawrence Block (Sept 2013)
This collection of sixteen stories and one stage play feature appearances by some of Block’s most famous characters.

gods of guilt

The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly (Dec 2013)
Defense attorney Mickey Haller returns to find that a murder victim was his own former client, and he may have been the one who put her in danger. Courtroom suspense builds in a case that may provide redemption or prove Haller’s ultimate guilt.

dust

Dust by Patricia Cornwell (Nov 2013)
Kay Scarpetta’s newest case involves the murder of a young woman and its possible link to a series of weird homicides in Washington, D.C. The usual cast of characters assemble to find out the truth.

 

Large Print by Best-Selling Authors

Struggling to read regular print copies of your favorite authors? Certain BESTSELLER authors are now available in Large Print.

Large Print editions often come out a month or two after their regular print counter-parts, but the waiting lists are often shorter.

  Forgotten by David Baldacci– Special Agent John Puller is the best and the U.S. Army relies on him to solve the toughest cases, but this time the crime is personal and his aunt’s death is no accident.
Large Print Coming November 2012
 Black Box Black Box by Michael Connelly – Harry Bosch is back investigating a 20 year crime. The 1992 murder of a female photographer during the L.A. riots may be more than an accident.
Large Print Coming November 2012
 Poseidon's Arrow  Poseidon’s Arrow by Clive Cussler – It could be Dirk Pitt’s most dangerous adventure yet. New submarine technology, a missing developer and a sub that disappeared in 1943 combine to make this an exciting adventure novel.
Large Print Coming December 2012
 Notorious Nineteen  Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich – After a slow summer in the bail bond business, Stephanie Plum lands an assignment to bring in an embezzler, but she gets more than she bargained for.
Large Print Coming November 2012
 Private London Private London by James Patterson – Jack Morgan saved beautiful Hannah Shapiro from a horrific death almost a decade ago and now she’s in danger again. Can Private detectives save her?
Large Print Coming December 2012

Fall Preview of Your Favorite Authors

  Forgotten by David Baldacci – Combat veteran Special Agent John Puller is used to danger, but this time it’s personal. His aunt has been found dead. Although ruled an accident by the authorities, her death may be the key to uncovering a shocking conspiracy.
Coming November 2012
 Target Lancer  Target Lancer by Max Allan Collins – JFK Conspiracy theorists will love this tale of Nathan Heller, private investigator. Privy to inside information on the early stages of a plan to assassinate Fidel Castro, Heller knows all the players leading up to the events of November 22, 1963 and only he knows why JFK has been targeted.
Coming November 2012
 Black Box  Black Box by Michael Connelly – Harry Bosch is back investigating a case that spans 20 years. A young female photographer was killed during the L.A. Riots and two decades after her death, Bosch suspects she may have been targeted – and part of a much deeper intrigue.
Coming November 2012
 Bone Bed  Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell – Searching for dinosaurs can be a deadly occupation. The only evidence in a mysterious crime has ended up in the inbox of Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta. Scarpetta will travel thousands of miles digging for more clues.
Coming October 2012
 Poseidon's Arrow Poseidon’s Arrow by Clive Cussler – Exotic locations, ruthless villains, narrow escapes, and ancient clues characterize Cussler’s hero Dirk Pitt – and the Associate Press is calling this Pitt’s most dangerous adventure yet!
Coming November 2012
 Notorious Nineteen  Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich – Stephanie Plum, lovable bounty hunter, is back in her nineteenth installment!
Coming November 2012
 Winter Dream  Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans – Joe is forced out of the family business by his jealous siblings but soon rises to the top in another company. When the economy goes south, Joe is called on to save his family from ruin. Based on the Biblical account of Joseph and the coat of many colors, Evans produces another heartwarming holiday story.
Coming October 2012
 Empire & Honor  Empire & Honor by W.E.B. Griffin – WWII is over but the OSS still has work to do. Agent Cletus Frade has to close a secret deal with the head of German intelligence’s Soviet section – all without anyone knowing.
Coming December 2012
 Racketeer  Racketeer by John Grisham – Raymond Fogletree just became the fifth federal judge in the country’s history to be murdered. No forced entry, no struggle. One lawyer knows what happened, but he’s in prison.
Coming October 2012
 Sleep No More  Sleep No More by Iris Johansen – A mysterious dream, a chase through the woods and a cry for help cause Eve Duncan questioning everything she knows about her past. The mystery involves a mental hospital, a rogue FBI profiler and a sinister plot.
Coming October 2012
 Bridge  Bridge by Karen Kingsbury – Molly Allen and Ryan Kelly live across the country from each other – both remembering the love they once had, and lost. When their favorite local bookstore is in trouble, a miracle may just bring them back together.
Coming October 2012
 Season of Angels  Season of Angels by Thomas Kinkade – A heartwarming Christmas tale from bestselling author Thomas Kinkade.
Coming November 2012
 Angels at the Table  Angels at the Table by Debbie Macomber – Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy make a return for the holiday season with a trip to Time Square in NYC. Of course, there’s a hearty dose of angelic intervention involved.
Coming November 2012
 NYPD Red  NYPD Red by James Patterson – All the Hollywood stars are in New York for an event but the death of a well-known producer brings NYPD Red detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald to the scene. And that’s only the beginning of the grisly murders.
Coming October 2012
 Merry Christmas Alex Cross  Merry Christmas Alex Cross by James Patterson – It’s Christmas Eve and Alex Cross is pulled away from his own family dealing with a terrifying hostage situation.
Coming November 2012
 Mad River  Mad River by John Sandford – Three teenagers with dead-end lives – and guns. First, they kill a highway patrolman, next a woman during a robbery. And that’s just the beginning of a string of murders through rural Minnesota, striking terror in the hearts of residents.
Coming October 2012
 Sins of the Mother  Sins of the Mother by Danielle Steel – Olivia Grayson made a choice. Putting career over family for many years, now her estranged children begin displaying many of the same traits. Can Olivia salvage these relationships during one lavish holiday dinner?
Coming October 2012

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