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Connections in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 48)
by J. D. Robb

Language

English

Pages

365

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<p><b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER (February 2019)</b><br /><b></b><br /><b>In this gritty and gripping new novel in the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling series, Eve Dallas fights to save the innocent—and serve justice to the guilty—on the streets of New York.</b><br /><b></b><br /><b></b>Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. They know that the hard life can lead kids toward dangerous crossroads—and with this new project, they hope to nudge a few more of them onto the right path. For expert help, they hire child psychologist Dr. Rochelle Pickering—whose own brother pulled himself out of a spiral of addiction and crime with Rochelle’s support. </p><br /><p>Lyle is living with Rochelle while he gets his life together, and he’s thrilled to hear about his sister’s new job offer. But within hours, triumph is followed by tragedy. Returning from a celebratory dinner with her boyfriend, she finds Lyle dead with a syringe in his lap, and Eve’s investigation confirms that this wasn’t just another OD. After all his work to get clean, Lyle’s been pumped full of poison—and a neighbor with a peephole reports seeing a scruffy, pink-haired girl fleeing the scene.</p><br /><p>Now Eve and Roarke must venture into the gang territory where Lyle used to run, and the ugly underground world of tattoo parlors and strip joints where everyone has taken a wrong turn somewhere. They both believe in giving people a second chance. Maybe even a third or fourth. But as far as they’re concerned, whoever gave the order on Lyle Pickering’s murder has run out of chances…</p>
Where the Forest Meets the Stars
by Glendy Vanderah

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

March 01, 2019

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<p><b>An Amazon Charts bestseller.</b></p><p><b>In this gorgeously stunning debut, a mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again.</b></p><p>After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. She throws herself into her work from dusk to dawn, until her solitary routine is disrupted by the appearance of a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin barefoot and covered in bruises.</p><p>The girl calls herself Ursa, and she claims to have been sent from the stars to witness five miracles. With concerns about the child’s home situation, Jo reluctantly agrees to let her stay—just until she learns more about Ursa’s past.</p><p>Jo enlists the help of her reclusive neighbor, Gabriel Nash, to solve the mystery of the charming child. But the more time they spend together, the more questions they have. How does a young girl not only read but understand Shakespeare? Why do good things keep happening in her presence? And why aren’t Jo and Gabe checking the missing children’s website anymore?</p><p>Though the three have formed an incredible bond, they know difficult choices must be made. As the summer nears an end and Ursa gets closer to her fifth miracle, her dangerous past closes in. When it finally catches up to them, all of their painful secrets will be forced into the open, and their fates will be left to the stars.</p>
The Wedding Guest: An Alex Delaware Novel
by Jonathan Kellerman

Language

English

Pages

371

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<b><b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • “Jonathan Kellerman’s psychology skills and dark imagination are a potent literary mix.”<i>—Los Angeles Times</i></b><br /><br />Psychologist Alex Delaware and detective Milo Sturgis unravel a shocking crime at a raucous wedding reception in this gripping psychological thriller from the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling master of suspense.</b><br /><br /> LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a fine homicide detective, but when he needs to get into the mind of a killer, he leans on the expertise of his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. While Sturgis has a knack for piecing together the details of a crime, Delaware can decipher the darkest intents driving the most vicious of perpetrators. And there’s no better place for the doctor’s analytical skills to shine than a rowdy hall full of young men and women intoxicated on life and lust . . . and suddenly faced with the specter of death.<br /><br /> Summoned to a run-down former strip joint, Delaware and Sturgis find themselves crashing a wild Saints and Sinners–themed wedding reception. But they’re not the only uninvited guests. A horrified bridesmaid has discovered the body of a young woman, dressed to impress in pricey haute couture and accessorized with a grisly red slash around her neck. What’s missing is any means of identification, or a single partygoer who recognizes the victim. The baffled bride is convinced the stranger snuck in to sabotage her big day—and the groom is sure it’s all a dreadful mistake. But Delaware and Sturgis have a hundred guests to question, and a sneaking suspicion that the motive for murder is personal. Now they must separate the sinners from the saints, the true from the false, and the secrets from those keeping them. The party’s over—and the hunt for whoever killed it is on.
The Silent Patient
by Alex Michaelides

Language

English

Pages

297

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<p><b>The instant #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller</b></p><p>"An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."<br /><b>—<i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b></p><p><b><i>The Silent Patient</i> is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.</b></p><p>Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.</p><p>Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.</p><p>Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations—a search for the truth that threatens to consume him....</p>
The Killer Collective
by Barry Eisler

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

February 01, 2019

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<p><b>An Amazon Charts, <i>Washington Post</i>, and <i>Wall Street Journal</i> bestseller.</b></p><p><b>A fast-paced, page-turning novel of betrayal, vengeance, and depraved secrets in high places from the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of the John Rain and Livia Lone series.</b></p><p>When a joint FBI–Seattle Police investigation of an international child pornography ring gets too close to certain powerful people, sex-crimes detective Livia Lone becomes the target of a hit that barely goes awry—a hit that had been offered to John Rain, a retired specialist in “natural causes.”</p><p>Suspecting the FBI itself was behind the attack, Livia reaches out to former Marine sniper Dox. Together, they assemble an ad hoc group to identify and neutralize the threat. There’s Rain. Rain’s estranged lover, Mossad agent and honeytrap specialist Delilah. And black ops soldiers Ben Treven and Daniel Larison, along with their former commander, SpecOps legend Colonel Scot “Hort” Horton.</p><p>Moving from Japan to Seattle to DC to Paris, the group fights a series of interlocking conspiracies, each edging closer and closer to the highest levels of the US government.</p><p>With uncertain loyalties, conflicting agendas, and smoldering romantic entanglements, these operators will have a hard time forming a team. But in a match as uneven as this one, a collective of killers might be even better.</p>
The Reckoning: A Novel
by John Grisham

Language

English

Pages

417

Publication Date

October 23, 2018

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<b>#1 bestselling author John Grisham’s <i>The Reckoning</i> is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet.</b><br />  <br />“A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga…<b><i>The Reckoning</i> is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer</b>. Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case.”<br /><b>—<i>USA Today</i></b><br /> <br />  <i>October 1946, Clanton, Mississippi<br /> </i><br /> Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning he rose early, drove into town, and committed a shocking crime.  Pete's only statement about it—to the sheriff, to his lawyers, to the judge, to the jury, and to his family—was: "I have nothing to say." He was not afraid of death and was willing to take his motive to the grave.<br />            <br /> In a major novel unlike anything he has written before, John Grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines during World War II; from an insane asylum filled with secrets to the Clanton courtroom where Pete’s defense attorney tries desperately to save him. <br /><br /> Reminiscent of the finest tradition of Southern Gothic storytelling, <i>The Reckoning</i> would not be complete without Grisham’s signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page.
Nine Perfect Strangers
by Liane Moriarty

Language

English

Pages

458

Publication Date

November 06, 2018

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<p><b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER </b></p><p><b>“If three characters were good in <i>Big Little Lies</i>, nine are even better in <i>Nine Perfect Strangers</i>.” —Lisa Scottoline, <i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b></p><p><b>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Big Little Lies</i></b></p><p><b><i>Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? In Liane Moriarty’s latest page-turner, nine perfect strangers are about to find out...</i></b></p><p>Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these ten days might involve some real work. But none of them could imagine just how challenging the next ten days are going to be.</p><p>Frances Welty, the formerly best-selling romantic novelist, arrives at Tranquillum House nursing a bad back, a broken heart, and an exquisitely painful paper cut. She’s immediately intrigued by her fellow guests. Most of them don’t look to be in need of a health resort at all. But the person that intrigues her most is the strange and charismatic owner/director of Tranquillum House. Could this person really have the answers Frances didn’t even know she was seeking? Should Frances put aside her doubts and immerse herself in everything Tranquillum House has to offer – or should she run while she still can?</p><p>It’s not long before every guest at Tranquillum House is asking exactly the same question.</p><p>Combining all of the hallmarks that have made her writing a go-to for anyone looking for wickedly smart, page-turning fiction that will make you laugh and gasp, Liane Moriarty’s <i>Nine Perfect Strangers</i> once again shows why she is a master of her craft.</p>
Silvertongue (Remnants of Magic Book 1)
by Casey White

Language

English

Pages

594

Publication Date

February 16, 2019

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After another long day at work, all Jon Christensen wanted was a cheap burger and some peace and quiet.<br /><br />When he pulled into the McDonald’s, Jon only had the usual cares on his mind. His sister. The bills. A career with seemingly nowhere to go. <br /><br />But after a confusing encounter at the cash register triggers a violent episode in the parking lot, he’s quickly pulled into a world he doesn’t understand. His few careless sentences - and the odd gift of languages he’s kept hidden for years - wind up thrusting him right into the middle of a chaotic magical free-for-all, a battle taking place in the shadows of society. Entangled in an increasingly complex web of violence and lies, he's left with a choice: adapt, or die.<br /><br />Surrounded by strangers, Jon must struggle to survive, searching out friends amidst a sea of foes. If he can get his group of strays and rejects to work together, there’s a chance they might just make it out alive.<br /><br />Should he fail, the consequences will be dire - not only for Jon, but also for those he loves.
The Perfect Child
by Lucinda Berry

Language

English

Pages

364

Publication Date

March 01, 2019

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<p><b>A page-turning debut of suspense about a young couple desperate to have a child of their own—and the unsettling consequences of getting what they always wanted.</b></p><p>Christopher and Hannah are a happily married surgeon and nurse with picture-perfect lives. All that’s missing is a child. When Janie, an abandoned six-year-old, turns up at their hospital, Christopher forms an instant connection with her, and he convinces Hannah they should take her home as their own.</p><p>But Janie is no ordinary child, and her damaged psyche proves to be more than her new parents were expecting. Janie is fiercely devoted to Christopher, but she acts out in increasingly disturbing ways, directing all her rage at Hannah. Unable to bond with Janie, Hannah is drowning under the pressure, and Christopher refuses to see Janie’s true nature.</p><p>Hannah knows that Janie is manipulating Christopher and isolating him from her, despite Hannah’s attempts to bring them all together. But as Janie’s behavior threatens to tear Christopher and Hannah apart, the truth behind Janie’s past may be enough to push them all over the edge.</p>
An Anonymous Girl: A Novel
by , Sarah Pekkanen

Language

English

Pages

372

Publication Date

January 08, 2019

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<p><b>The instant #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller (January 2019) everyone is talking about! </b></p><p><i>People Magazine's</i> Book of the Week • <i>Bookish's</i> "Must-Read Books of Winter" • <i>PopSugar's</i> "Best Books of Winter" • <i>Cosmopolitan's</i> "2019 Books to Bring to Your Book Club" • <i>Bookbub's</i> "Biggest Books of Winter" • <i>Refinery 29's</i> "Best Books of January 2019" • <i>Crime Reads'</i> "January's Best Psychological Thrillers" • <i>InStyle's</i> "7 Books That You Should Resolve to Read This January" • <i>HelloGiggles'</i> "The 50 Most Anticipated Books of 2019" • <i>USA Today's</i> "5 New Books Not to Miss" • <i>Marie Claire's</i> "The Best Women’s Fiction of 2019 (So Far)" • <i>Hypable's</i> "Winter Releases You Can’t Afford to Miss"</p><p>"Hendricks and Pekkanen are at the top of their game...<b>You won't see the final twist coming."</b> —<i>People Magazine</i><br /><i></i><br />“Beware strange psychologists…<b>the authors know exactly how to play on their characters’ love of danger</b> to bring them to the brink of disaster - and dare them to jump off.” —<i>New York Times Book Review</i></p><p><b>"Slickly twisty</b> [with] gasp-worthy final twists..<b>.major league suspense."</b> —<i>Publishers Weekly</i> (starred review)</p><p>"For those who relished the creepy stalking in Hendricks and Pekkanen's <i>The Wife Between Us</i>, this <b>unnerving tale </b>will have them rethinking <b>what secrets are safe to share and if moral and ethics really matter when protecting the ones you love." —</b><i>Library Journal</i> (starred review)</p><p><b>"Masterfully escalates the suspense."</b> —<i>Booklist</i> (starred review)</p><p>Looking to earn some easy cash, Jessica Farris agrees to be a test subject in a psychological study about ethics and morality. But as the study moves from the exam room to the real world, the line between what is real and what is one of Dr. Shields’s experiments blurs.</p><p>Dr. Shields seems to know what Jess is thinking… and what she’s hiding.</p><p>Jessica’s behavior will not only be monitored, but manipulated. </p><p>Caught in a web of attraction, deceit and jealousy, Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.</p><p>From the authors of the blockbuster bestseller <i>The Wife Between Us</i>, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, <i>An Anonymous Girl </i>will keep you riveted through the last shocking twist.</p>

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