Book List

Spring 2021 Book List | A list of upcoming fiction titles recommended by your EPLS librarians. Click the book cover to visit the catalog to place a hold. Download the printable list here.

April 2021

Book: A Man Named Doll A Man Named Doll
Ames, Jonathan
Happy Doll is a PI living with his dog, George, and working at a local Thai spa. He has two rules: bark loudly and act first. When faced with a violent patron he finds himself out of his depth.
Book: Stranded for One Scandalous Week Stranded for One Scandalous Week  – (Book 1 in the Rebels, Brothers, Billionaires Series)
Anderson, Natalie
The innocent, the playboy, and their seven night passion – is it enough to ignite a lifetime of love?
Book: Turn a Blind Eye Turn a Blind Eye  – (Book 3 in the William Warwick Chronicle Series)
Archer, Jeffrey
New Detective Inspector William Warwick is tasked to go undercover and expose corruption at the heart of the Metropolitan Police Force.
Book: A Gambling Man A Gambling Man  – (Book 2 in the Aloysius Archer Series)
Baldacci, David
When two seemingly unconnected people are murdered at a burlesque club, Archer must dig deep to reveal the connection between the victims.
Book: The Granite Coast Murders The Granite Coast Murders  – (Book 6 in the Brittany Mystery Series)
Bannalec, Jean-Luc
Commissaire Dupin returns to investigate a murder at a gorgeous Brittany beach resort.
Book: Courage, My Love Courage, My Love
Beck, Kristin
When the Nazi occupation of Rome begins, two courageous young women are plunged deep into the Italian Resistance to fight for their freedom in this captivating debut novel.
Book: Hour of the Witch Hour of the Witch
Bohjalian, Chris
A young Puritan woman  – faithful, resourceful, but afraid of the demons that dog her soul  – plots her escape from a violent marriage in this riveting and propulsive historical thriller.
Book: The Paris Apartment The Paris Apartment
Bowen, Kelly
A remarkable novel of passion, intrigue, and bravery during the world’s darkest hours and one woman’s fight to uncover the truth more than a half-century later.
Book: The Venice Sketchbook The Venice Sketchbook
Bowen, Rhys
Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper…Venice.
Book: Risk Factor Risk Factor   – (Book 4 in the Buddy Steel Mystery Series)
Brandman, Michael
From a vicious LA-based cartel to outside of U.S. borders, Buddy and Quinn race to take down the hackers and recover the spoils.
Book: Hummingbird Lane Hummingbird Lane
Brown, Carolyn
The healing powers of art and friendship work together in this inspiring and heartwarming novel.
Book: A Tale of Two Cookies A Tale of Two Cookies – (Book 3 in the Cookie House Mystery Series)
Calder, Eve
It’s nothing but sugar and spice at The Cookie House, but elsewhere on Coral Cay everything isn’t so nice.
Book: Bone Rattle Bone Rattle  – (Book 3 in the Arliss Cutter Series)
Cameron, Marc
In the icy heart of Alaska, a series of gruesome murders leads Deputy US Marshal Arliss Cutter into a firestorm of searing corruption, clashing cultures, and bone-chilling fear.
Book: The Devil's Hand The Devil’s Hand  – (Book 4 in the Hames Reece Series)
Carr, Jack
Former Navy SEAL James Reece is entrusted with a top secret CIA mission of retribution twenty years in the making.
Book: Lenora in the Morning Light Lenora in the Morning Light
Carter, Michaela
A page-turning novel about Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington and the art, drama, and romance that defined her coming-of-age during World War II.
Book: The Galaxy, and the Ground Within The Galaxy, and the Ground Within  – (Book 4 in the Wayfarers Series)
Chambers, Becky
The stunning finale to the award-winning Wayfarers series.
Book: Whisper Down the Lane Whisper Down the Lane
Chapman, Clay McLeod
A mind-bending psychological thriller for fans of horror and true crime, inspired by the McMartin preschool trials and the Satanic Panic of the 1980s.
Book: Three Missing Days Three Missing Days – (Book 3 in the Pelican Harbor Series)
Coble, Colleen
Three days of Jane’s past are missing from her memory as she works to clear her son’s name, and those days could change everything.
Book: The French Paradox The French Paradox – (Book 11 in the Wine Country Mystery Series)
Crosby, Ellen
Lucie Montgomery's discovery of her grandfather's Parisian romance unlocks a series of shocking secrets.
Book: The Son of Mr. Suleman The Son of Mr. Suleman
Dickey, Eric Jerome
Professor Pi Suleman deals with sexual assault and racism, fights being changed by his father's truths, and discovers untruths Gemma Buckingham has hidden for her own reasons.
Book: The Happiest Girl in the World The Happiest Girl in the World
Dillon, Alena
A young woman’s dreams of Olympic gymnastic gold takes us on an exploration of the dark history behind an athlete who stands on the world stage.
Book: In Her Tracks In Her Tracks  – (Book 8 in the Tracy Crosswhite Series)
Dugoni, Robert
What family secrets are behind two disappearances? Seattle detective Tracy Crosswhite is determined to uncover the truth.
Book: A Piece of the Moon A Piece of the Moon
Fabry, Chris
The search for a hidden treasure forces two men to discover where their own treasure truly lies – and it is a place that no one could’ve expected.
Book: Just Get Home Just Get Home
Foley, Bridget
When a devastating earthquake, the Big One, hits Los Angeles, two strangers are brought together by an act of violence and must help each other survive the wrecked city.
Book: All the Children Are Home All the Children Are Home
Francis, Patry
The Mocatelli family are a long term foster family, but when Agnes, an abused and neglected girl, arrives they must all find a courage and resilience to save themselves and each other.
Book: The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano
Freitas, Donna
The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano follows the butterfly effect of one life-defining choice – nine times over.
Book: Present Danger Present Danger – (Book 1 in the Rocky Mountain Courage Series)
Goddard, Elizabeth
Former FBI Agent Jack Tanner must work with his old flame, US Forest Service Agent Terra Connors, to find a murderer.
Book: Anywhere for You Anywhere for You
Greaves, Abbie
A love story about one woman’s decade-long search to reconnect with the love of her life who disappeared without a trace.
Book: Gambit Gambit  – (Book 26 in the Kirk McGarvey Series)
Hagberg, David
When an American billionaire and a Russian oligarch both want Mac dead and his only chance of survival is to turn the tables on them, if he can find them.
Book: Little Pieces of Me Little Pieces of Me
Hammer, Alison
A deeply moving story of family and identity. When a DNA test reveals a long-buried secret, a woman must look to the past to understand her mother and herself.
Book: Blackberry Beach Blackberry Beach  – (Book 7 in the Hope Harbor Series)
Hannon, Irene
When Katherine Parker and Zach Garrett are recruited to help rehab a home for foster children sparks fly as they discover all things are possible with love.
Book: What the Devil Knows What the Devil Knows  – (Book 16 in the Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery Series)
Harris, C.S.
Sebastian St. Cyr thought a notorious killer had been brought to justice until a shocking series of gruesome new murders stuns the city.
Book: The Good Sister The Good Sister
Hepworth, Sally
Rose and Fern are as close as twin sisters can be, but Rose has always protected Fern. When Fern decides to help her sister Rose realizes the choices she makes can only have a terrible outcome.
Book: Stargazer Stargazer  – (Book 6 in the Leaphorn, Chee, and Manuelito Series)
Hillerman, Anne
Murder, deception, Navajo tradition, and the stars collide in this enthralling entry to the series.
Book: Other People's Children Other People’s Children
Hoffman, R. J.
A riveting debut novel about a couple whose dream of adopting a baby is shattered when the teenage mother reclaims her child.
Book: Curse of Salem Curse of Salem  – (Book 20 in the Bishop Special Crimes Unit Series)
Hooper, Kay
The stakes are high for the Five, and this time Bishop and his wife will lead the team to hunt down a vicious killer and uncover a dark and ancient curse.
Book: Bookshop by the Sea Bookshop by the Sea
Hunter, Denise
When a hurricane strands Sophie with her old high school sweetheart who left her behind, can she trust him now to stick around, and does he have the courage to risk his heart?
Book: Follow Your Heart Follow Your Heart  – (Book 4 in the Catalina Cove Series)
Jackson, Brenda
Victoria must decide if she is going to take her matchmaking grandmother’s advice or follow where her heart leads.
Book: Mother May I Mother May I
Jackson, Joshilyn
Someone has taken Bree’s baby and revenge doesn’t wait for permission.
Book: Caul Baby Caul Baby
Jerkins, Morgan
A tale that brings to life one powerful and enigmatic family in a tale rife with secrets, betrayal, intrigue, and magic.
Book: Life's Too Short Life’s Too Short  – (Book 3 in the Friend Zone Series)
Jimenez, Abby
When Vanessa Price is left with the custody of her sister’s baby, the last person she expected to help was Adrian, the hot lawyer next door.
Book: Lorna Mott Comes Home Lorna Mott Comes Home
Johnson, Diane
An American woman, in her sixties, leaves her 20-year marriage to her French second husband, and returns to her native San Francisco to pick up a life she left behind.
Book: You Love Me You Love Me  – (Book 3 in the You Series)
Kepnes, Caroline
Joe Goldberg is back. And he's going to start a family –  even if it kills him.
Book: A Distant Shore A Distant Shore
Kingsbury, Karen
A high-stakes love story of danger, passion, and faith following two undercover FBI agents working around the world to bring down sex-trafficking rings while questioning their feelings for each other.
Book: Breath by Breath Breath by Breath   – (Book 3 in the Step by Step Series)
Llywelyn, Morgan
The Change and the nuclear war it provoked have changed their town, but for some, the very air has become toxic.
Book: Your Inner Hedgehog Your Inner Hedgehog  – (Book 5 in the Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld Series)
McCall Smith, Alexander
Our hopelessly out-of-touch hero is forced to confront uppity librarians, the rector of the university, and a possible hostile takeover, all while trying to remain studiously above it all. 
Book: When the Stars Go Dark When the Stars Go Dark
McLain, Paula
Weaving together actual cases of missing persons, trauma theory, and a hint of the metaphysical, this novel tells a story of how to reclaim our lives and our faith in one another.
Book: The Drowning Kind The Drowning Kind
McMahon, Jennifer
A chilling new novel about a woman who returns to the old family home after her sister mysteriously drowns in its swimming pool, but she’s not the pool’s only victim.
Book: Country Proud Country Proud  – (Book 2 in the Painted Pony Creek Series)
Miller, Linda Lael
Sheriff Eli Garrett knows something is missing from his life, but can the spirited Brynne Bailey help make him feel alive again?
Book: The Bookstore on the Beach The Bookstore on the Beach
Novak, Brenda
When Autumn’s husband goes missing she takes her two teenage children for the summer to the beachside town where she was raised, and she goes to work in her mother’s bookstore.
Book: Peaces Peaces
Oyeyemi, Helen
This is the story of Otto and Xavier Shin, a couple who embark on a mysterious train journey that takes them far beyond any destination they could have anticipated.
Book: Antiquities Antiquities
Ozick, Cynthia
Lloyd Wilkinson Petrie, trustees of Temple Academy for Boys, is preparing a memoir of his days at the school.
Book: The Perfect Daughter The Perfect Daughter
Palmer, D. J.
Searching for the truth of how her daughter Penny could commit murder, Grace discovers instead a shocking hidden history of secrets, lies, and betrayals that put all their lives in grave danger.
Book: Just My Luck Just My Luck
Parks, Adele
For fifteen years a group of friends have played the same six lottery numbers, and they have finally won, but there is a rift in the group and everyone is determined to claim their share.
Book: Death with a Double Edge Death with a Double Edge  – (Book 4 in the Daniel Pitt Mystery Series)
Perry, Anne
When a distinguished senior barrister has been killed with a double-edged sword it is up to Daniel Pitt and his father to find justice despite the risks.
Book: Animal Instinct Animal Instinct  – (Book 2 in the K Team Series)
Rosenfelt, David
The K Team’s latest case – a recent unsolved murder – gives Corey a chance to solve "the one that got away".
Book: Miss Julia Happily Ever After Miss Julia Happily Ever After – (Book 23 in the Miss Julia Series)
Ross, Ann B.
Abbotsville's liveliest resident finds herself trying to solve it all – matters of the heart and petty crime alike – and once again save the day.
Book: Promises to Keep Promises to Keep – (Book 2 in the Savannah Skies Series)
Rossiter, Nan
A return to Tybee Island coast to focus on beloved characters Maeve and Gage as their relationship is tested by secrets they are keeping from each other.
Book: Ocean Prey Ocean Prey – (Book 31 in the Lucas Davenport Series)
Sandford, John
Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers join forces on a deadly maritime case in the remarkable new novel.
Book: Meant to Be Immortal Meant to Be Immortal – (Book 32 in the Argeneau Series)
Sands, Lynsay
Mac Argeneau is almost killed in a fire and when a second attempt is made and it puts CJ in harm’s way he who will do anything to safeguard his life mate.
Book: Tower of Babel Tower of Babel
Sears, Michael
Michael Sears brings Queens, New York, to literary life in this crime series debut featuring a somewhat seedy lawyer with a heart of gold (or at least gold plate).
Book: Deadly Editions Deadly Editions  – (Book 6 in the Scottish Bookshop Mystery Series)
Shelton, Paige
A treasure hunt through Edinburgh gives way to a search for a villain terrorizing the city.
Book: The Warlord The Warlord  – (Book 1 in the Rise of the Warlords Series)
Showalter, Gena
Taliyah Skyhawk, the ice maiden faces off with her greatest enemy, a villain brutal beyond imagining.
Book: Legacy of War Legacy of War  – (Book 18 in the Courtney Series)
Smith, Wilbur
Hitler is dead but his legacy lives on. Saffron and Gerhard are involved in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with Gerhard’s Nazi supporting brother, Konrad.
Book: Consequences of Passion Consequences of Passion  – (Book 1 in the Locketts of Tuxedo Park Series)
St. John, Yahrah
She promised herself just one night of passion with her best friend’s brother, but what happens next?
Book: Astrid Sees All Astrid Sees All
Standiford, Natalie
The glittering, decadent downtown club scene of the 1980 is the setting for this brilliantly winning novel about a smart, vulnerable young woman taking a deep dive into her dark side.
Book: Finding Ashley Finding Ashley
Steel, Danielle
Two estranged sisters, one a nun the other a recluse, get the chance to connect again and right the wrongs of the past as they search for the daughter one of them gave up as a teen.
Book: Adulting Adulting
Talley, Liz
For two women doing damage control, this is a time for second chances in life, in finding love, in forgiving family, and in an emerging friendship that might be exactly what each of them needs to heal.
Book: Under the Wave at Waimea Under the Wave at Waimea
Theroux, Paul
When Joe Sharkey kills a man while drunk driving he feels his life will never recover, but he throws himself into uncovering the victim’s story, an entirely unexpected story of a shared history.
Book: Dance with Death Dance with Death  – (Book 12 in the Barker and Llewelyn Series)
Thomas, Will
London, 1893: Private enquiry agents Cyrus Barker and Thomas Llewelyn are called in to protect Tsesarevich Nicholas from nefarious forces.
Book: Murder on Wall Street Murder on Wall Street  – (Book 24 in the Gaslight Mysteries Series)
Thompson, Victoria
Midwife Sarah Brandt Malloy and her husband, Frank, must discover who killed a society banker before an innocent family is destroyed.
Book: Second First Impressions Second First Impressions
Thorne, Sally
Can fun loving Teddy Prescott, who is allergic to a hard day’s work, show hard working Ruthie there is more to life than work?
Book: Hummingbird Salamander Hummingbird Salamander
Vandermeer, Jeff
Following clues left by an ecoterrorist, “Jane Smith” sets in motion a series of events that spin beyond her control and put both her and her family in danger.
Book: Is It Any Wonder Is It Any Wonder
Walsh, Courtney
Can a promise made as kids bring them back together as adults?
Book: Lover Unveiled Lover Unveiled – (Book 19 in the Black Dagger Brotherhood Series)
Ward, J.R.
The story of Sahvage, a powerful MMA fighter with a buried secret that can change the world of Caldwell forever.
Book: Where the Grass is Green and the Girls Are Pretty Where the Grass is Green and the Girls are Pretty
Weisberger, Lauren
The brand new novel from the global bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada.
Book: Fugitive Telemetry Fugitive Telemetry – (Book 6 in the Murderbot Diaries Series)
Wells, Martha
When Murderbot discovers a dead body it knows it is going to have to assist station security to determine who the body was.
Book: The Last Night in London The Last Night in London
White, Karen
A captivating story of friendship, love, and betrayal that moves between war torn London during the Blitz and the present day.
Book: The Dictionary of Lost Words The Dictionary of Lost Words
Williams, Pip
As a team of male scholars compiles the first Oxford English Dictionary, one of their daughters decides to collect the “objectionable” words they omit.
Book: The Secret Talker The Secret Talker
Yan, Geling
At the risk of her own marriage and life, Hongmei must confront her own dark past to learn about the mysterious stranger who is stalking her.
Book: Greater Good Greater Good  – (Book 2 in Star Wars Thrawn Ascendancy Series)
Zahn, Timothy
Thrawn and his allies race to save the Chiss Ascendancy from an unseen enemy.

May 2021

Book: While Justice Sleeps While Justice Sleeps
Abrams, Stacy
A complex thriller set within the halls of the United States Supreme Court.
Book: Better Than Revenge Better Than Revenge
Adler, Elizabeth
Twin sisters have been grifters for years. When one of them falls in love with their next mark, and he then ends up dead, their game becomes even more dangerous than before.
Book: The Newcomer The Newcomer
Andrews, Mary Kay
Letty and her 4-year-old niece are running from a murderer and trying to decide if the attractive detectives advances are real or is he just trying to get close and discover her secrets?
Book: Dream Spinner Dream Spinner  – (Book 3 in the Dream Team Series)
Ashley, Kristen
Two damaged souls must overcome the pain of their past to have the love they've always dreamed of.
Book: Find You First Find You First
Barclay, Linwood
Tech billionaire Miles Cookson is dying of a genetic illness. Twenty years ago he was a sperm donor and as he races to find his heirs a vicious killer is methodically erasing them one by one.
Book: Aftermath Aftermath
Blackstock, Terri
A trunk full of planted evidence and an attorney who will risk it all for a friend will leave you on the edge of your seat in this exciting thriller.
Book: Mary Jane Mary Jane
Blau, Jessica Anya
A fourteen-year-old girl in 1970s Baltimore is caught between her straight-laced family and the family she nannies for who are secretly hiding a famous rock star and his movie star wife for the summer.
Book: Tante Eva Tante Eva
Bomer, Paula
The story of a woman in Berlin and her American niece, a pair bound together and driven apart by loves, desires, frustrations, and addictions.
Book: Arctic Storm Rising Arctic Storm Rising  – (Book 1 in the Nick Flynn Series)
Brown, Dale
U.S. Air Force intelligence officer Nick Flynn is on the hunt for Russian commandos in the mountains of Alaska.
Book: Day Zero Day Zero
Cargill, C. Robert
Pounce, a "nannybot," must decide whether or not to save his human charge or join in the robot revolution and fight for his own freedom.
Book: It Had to Be You It Had to Be You
Clark, Georgia
A witty and heartfelt romantic comedy featuring a wedding planner, her unexpected business partner, and their coworkers in a series of linked love stories.
Book: The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba
Cleeton, Chanel
A novel inspired by real-life events and the true story of a legendary Cuban woman, Evangelina Cisneros, who changed the course of history.
Book: The Jam and Jelly Nook The Jam and Jelly Nook   – (Book 3 in the Amish Marketplace Series)
Clipston, Amy
A young widow struggling to raise her son dreams of one more chance at love.
Book: The Hunting Wives The Hunting Wives
Cobb, May
The Hunting Wives share more than target practice, martinis, and bad behavior in this novel of obsession, seduction, and murder.
Book: The Last Little Secret The Last Little Secret  – (Book 4 in the Sin City Secrets Series)
Day, Zuri
Will a secret child stand in the way of business?
Book: The Final Twist The Final Twist  – (Book 3 in the Colter Shaw Series)
Deaver, Jeffery
Colter Shaw is in San Francisco to find evidence that will bring down a corporate espionage firm responsible for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of deaths.
Book: Burn It All Down Burn It All Down
Di Domizio, Nicolas
Join the fun as 18 year old Joey and his 34 year old mother Gia confront all their bad habits and mistakes and try to find a way to take responsibility for what they have done.
Book: How to Mars How to Mars
Ebenbach, David
What happens when your dream mission to Mars is a reality television nightmare?
Book: V for Victory V for Victory
Evans, Lissa
The life of lies a small time scammer and her adopted son have constructed in London becomes endangered during the tumultuous final months of World War II.
Book: Shadow Storm Shadow Storm – (Book 6 in the Shadow Riders Series)
Feehan, Christine
Danger inspires fierce passion when a new threat targets Chicago's Ferraro crime family.
Book: Killing in a Koi Pond Killing in a Koi Pond – (Book 53 in the Murder, She Wrote Series)
Fletcher, Jessica and Terrie Farley Moran
When a friend's husband dies while Jessica Fletcher is in town visiting, she finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation.
Book: 1637: The Peacock Throne 1637: The Peacock Throne – (Book 31 in the Ring of Fire Series)
Flint, Eric and Griffin Barber
The USE’s was sent to India, but now they find that they have become enmeshed in a war for control of The Peacock Throne.
Book: The Bookshop of Second Chances The Bookshop of Second Chances
Fraser, Jackie
An enchanting story of Scottish lords, second-hand books, new beginnings and second chances.
Book: Last Summer at the Golden Hotel Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Friedland, Elyssa
A family reunion for the ages when two clans convene for the summer at their beloved getaway in the Catskill.
Book: Hooked On You Hooked on You – (Book 1 in the Maple Falls Romance Series)
Fuller, Kathleen
Riley and Hayden went to high school together but they hated each other. Will that change when softball unexpectedly brings them together?
Book: The Ice Lion The Ice Lion
Gear, Kathleen O'Neal
Green slime covers the ocean and monstrous predators roam the land. It is up to 16 year old Lynx to save the world by sacrificing himself to the last true god.
Book: The Unforgiven The Unforgiven – (Book 33 in the Krewe of Hunters Series)
Graham, Heather
Twelve years after Katie’s parents are murdered, Dan Oliver is called to a similar crime scene in New Orleans. Can they find the answers in time?
Book: Independent Bones Independent Bones – (Book 23 in the Sarah Booth Delaney Series)
Haines, Carolyn
Sarah Booth is out to embark on a case that will have her stretching across the Delta in her search for a killer.
Book: The Book of Lost Names The Book of Lost Names
Harmel, Kristin
Inspired by an astonishing true story from World War II, a young woman with a talent for forgery helps hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in this sweeping and magnificent novel.
Book: People We Meet on Vacation People We Meet on Vacation
Henry, Emily
Two best friends. Ten summer trips. One last chance to fall in love.
Book: Summer on the Bluffs Summer on the Bluffs  – (Book 1 in the Oak Bluffs Series)
Hostin, Sunny
Welcome to Oak Bluffs, an exclusive black beach community.. It is here that Ama Vaux Tanner will decide which of her three goddaughters will inherit her estate.
Book: What Doesn't Kill Us What Doesn't Kill Us  – (Book 18 in the McKenzie Series)
Housewright, David
McKenzie has been shot and lies in a coma while the police and his friends desperately try to find out what he was doing and who tried to kill him.
Book: Basil's War Basil's War
Hunter, Stephen
A swashbuckling British agent goes behind enemy lines to search for a religious text that might hold the key to ending the second World War.
Book: What the Cat Dragged In What the Cat Dragged In  – (Book 14 in the Cat in the Stacks Mystery Series)
James, Miranda
When Charlie inherits a house from his grandfather, he and his cat Diesel discover some old bones that lead to a shocking new mystery.
Book: The Lights of Prague The Lights of Prague
Jarvis, Nicole
Domek is an elite monster hunters who walk the streets of Prague. When he discovers a vampire conspiracy he must uncover the truth before it is too late.
Book: The Woman With the Blue Star The Woman With the Blue Star
Jenoff, Pam
Sadie Gault is hiding out in the sewers of Krakow. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Pole. When Ella finds Sadie an unlikely friendship forms that will test them in the face of overwhelming odds.
Book: The Girl Who Died The Girl Who Died
Jonasson, Ragnar
After her father’s suicide Una moves to the tiny village of Skalar, pop. 10. She soon realizes nothing has prepared her for this village and she worries she is losing her mind.
Book: Local Woman Missing Local Woman Missing
Kubica, Mary
It has been eleven years since Delilah disappeared. When she shockingly returns everyone wants to know what happened to her, but no one is prepared for what they’ll find.
Book: Whereabouts Whereabouts
Lahiri, Jhumpa
A woman wavers between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties.
Book: Robert B. Parker's Payback Robert B. Parker's Payback  – (Book 9 in the Sunny Randall Series)
Lupica, Mike
PI Sunny Randall has often relied on her best friend, Spike. Now his 20-year old niece has committed suicide, and Spike wants to know why.
Book: Goblin Goblin  – (Book 13 in the Earthling Halloween Series)
Malerman, Josh
A novella collection in which every story reveals a sinister secret about a mysterious small town.
Book: The Stepsisters The Stepsisters
Mallery, Susan
A love story of a different sort…a heartfelt tale of friendship between two women who used to be sisters.
Book: Love, Fred Astaire Love, Fred Astaire
Mapson, Joanne
When their Aunt Elle passes away Margaret and Norah go through her old letters to find out that the woman they thought was their aunt is actually their mother, but who is their father?
Book: Count the Ways Count the Ways
Maynard, Joyce
The story of a family from the hopeful early days of young marriage to parenthood, divorce, and its costly aftermath, illuminating how the mistakes of parents are passed down.
Book: The Summer of Lost and Found The Summer of Lost and Found – (Book 7 in the Beach House Series)
Monroe, Mary Alice
Linnea and the Rutledge family continue to face their challenges with strength, faith, and commitment.
Book: The Summer Seekers The Summer Seekers
Morgan, Sarah
Get swept into a summer of sunshine, soul-searching and shameless matchmaking with this delightfully big-hearted road trip adventure!
Book: Shadowed Steel Shadowed Steel  – (Book 3 in the Heirs of Chicagoland Series)
Neill, Chloe
When Elisa turns someone to save their live the AAM, the ruling body of vampires, is furious and they are out for her blood. When one of them is found dead.
Book: Imagine Summer Imagine Summer
Noble, Shelley
Two estranged sisters must decide to face the past or risk history repeating itself.
Book: 21st Birthday 21st Birthday – (Book 21 in the Women's Murder Club Series)
Patterson, James and Maxine Paetro
SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer vows to protect a twenty-year-old victim long enough to see her twenty-first birthday.
Book: We Are Satellites We Are Satellites
Pinsker, Sarah
When a new brain implant becomes available everyone starts to feel mounting pressure to keep pace, and with government subsidies and no downside, why would anyone refuse?
Book: The Lady has a Past The Lady has a Past  – (Book 5 in the Burning Cover, California Series)
Quick, Amanda
Beauty and glamour meet deception and revenge in this electrifying novel.
Book: Malibu Rising Malibu Rising
Reid, Taylor
A story about one unforgettable night in the life of a family: the night they each have to choose what they will keep from the people who made them, and what they will leave behind.
Book: The Two Lost Mountains The Two Lost Mountains  – (Book 6 in the Jack West Jr. Series)
Reilly, Matthew
Jack must get to the five iron mountains and perform a mysterious feat known only as 'The Fall'. He will discover that a new player has entered the race, a general so feared he had been locked away in their deepest dungeon. Only now this general has escaped.
Book: The Perfect Daughter Legacy
Roberts, Nora
A new novel of a mother and daughter, of romance and ambition, and a traumatic past reawakened.
Book: China China
Rutherfurd, Edward
From Shanghai to Nanking to the Great Wall, Rutherfurd chronicles the turbulent rise and fall of empires as the colonial West meets the opulent and complex East in a dramatic struggle between cultures.
Book: The Clover Girls The Clover Girls
Shipman, Viola
Elizabeth, Veronica, Rachel and Emily met at Camp Birchwood as girls in 1985, now the women are facing challenges they never imagined, and wondering who it is they see when they look in the mirror.
Book: The Last Green Valley The Last Green Valley
Sullivan, Mark
In 1944 Emil and Adeline Martel must make a terrible decision: Do they wait for the Soviets and risk being sent to Siberia? Or follow the Nazi officers who have pledged to protect real Germans?
Book: The Devil May Dance The Devil May Dance
Tapper, Jake
Charlie and Margaret Marder know how the tangled web of power in the nation's capital can operate. But they are recruited by an old friend, to investigate a secret that could threaten the presidency.
Book: Family Reunion Family Reunion
Thayer, Nancy
A longtime Nantucket resident is trying to make the best of a lonely summer. Her spirited granddaughter is learning what she wants out of life. Unforgettable surprises await them both.
Book: The Coldest Case The Coldest Case – (Book 14 in the Bruno, Chief of Police Investigation Series)
Walker, Martin
Bruno Courreges is Chief of Police of St Denis. His main wish is to keep the local people safe, but crime has a way of finding him.
Book: That Summer That Summer
Weiner, Jennifer
Another timely and deliciously twisty novel of intrigue, secrets, and the transformative power of female friendship, set on beautiful Cape Cod.
Book: Katherine Parr: the Sixth Wife Katherine Parr: the Sixth Wife  – (Book 6 in the Six Tudor Queen Series)
Weir, Alison
The story of Henry VIII's final wife, who manages to survive him , only to be thrown into a romantic intrigue that threatens the very throne of England.
Book: Project Hail Mary Project Hail Mary
Weir, Andy
Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission - and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish.
Book: Confessions from the Quilting Circle Confessions from the Quilting Circle
Yates, Maisey
Taliyah Skyhawk, the ice maiden faces off with her greatest enemy, a villain brutal beyond imagining.

June 2021

Book: Title Coming Soon The Famous Magician
Aira, Cesar
A writer is offered a devil's bargain: will he give up reading books in exchange for total world domination?
Book: Title Coming Soon Mocha, She Wrote – (Book 13 in the Bakeshop Mystery Series)
Alexander, Ellie
When a barista competition comes to town, Torte's favorite pastry chef finds herself sleuthing once again.
Book: The Husbands The Husbands
Baker, Chandler
Calling to mind a Stepford Wives gender-swap, The Husbands imagines a world where the burden of the “second shift” is equally share, and what it may take to get there.
Book: Someone to Cherish Someone to Cherish  – (Book 9 in the Westcott Series)
Balogh, Mary
Harry Westcott and Lydia Tavernor must decide if love is worth the loss of their freedom and how lonely they truly are.
Book: The Personal Librarian The Personal Librarian
Benedict, Marie and Victoria Christopher Murray
The story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian, who became one of the most powerful women in New York.
Book: Target Acquired Target Acquired
Bentley, Don (Tom Clancy)
Jack Ryan, Jr. will do anything for a friend, but this favor will be paid for in blood!
Book: The Secrets of Us The Secrets of Us
Berry, Lucinda
Krystal and Nichole have always been there for each other, so when Nichole is committed for trying to kill her husband Krystal drops everything to defend her.
Book: Blush Blush
Brenner, Jamie
A stunning new novel about three generations of women who discover that the "trashy" novels of a bygone era just might hold the key to saving their family's coastal winery, and to finding the love that's eluded them.
Book: My Kind of Perfect My Kind of Perfect  – (Book 3 in the Trillium Bay Series)
Brogan, Tracy
Lilly must choose between two men, earnest Matt who shares her love of her home and Jayden who encourages her to live outside her comfort zone.
Book: Little Black Book Little Black Book  – (Book 15 in the Bibliophile Mystery Series)
Carlisle, Kate
San Francisco book restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright is on the case when a rare edition of Rebecca leads to murder.
Book: Date with Poison Date with Poison  – (Book 4 in the Dales Detective Mystery Series)
Chapman, Julia
With suspicion raining down on him, Samson knows he has to ask Delilah for help. Can she forgive his transgressions and help him?
Book: The Great Mrs. Elias The Great Mrs. Elias
Chase-Riboud, Barbara
The death of her lover brings the police to Hannah Elias’s mansion on Central Park West. It is beginning of an odyssey that reveals the dangerous secrets of a rich mysterious woman.
Book: Sunrise by the Sea Sunrise by the Sea  – (Book 4 in the Little Beach Street Bakery Series)
Colgan, Jenny
After the death of her grandfather can Marisa find joy again via a noisy Russian neighbor and the need to save a bakery?
Book: The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot
Cronin, Marianne
Lenni and Margot meet in the Terminal Ward at the hospital. Though the end is near, life isn’t quite done with these women just yet.
Book: The Saboteurs The Saboteurs  – (Book 12 in the Isaac Bell Series)
Cussler, Clive and Jack du Brul
With millions of dollars and the fates of two nations at stake, Bell heads to Panama.
Book: Title Coming Soon Her Last Breath
Davidson, Hilary
When Deidre’s sister Caroline predicts her own murder it is up to Deidre to find the killer, putting her own life at risk.
Book: Title Coming Soon Play of Shadows – (Book 1 in the Duellist Series)
De Castell, Sebastian
Swordplay, magic, intrigue and friendships stronger than iron: the first volume in the new swashbuckling fantasy.
Book: Title Coming Soon The Maze – (Book 8 in the John Corey Series)
DeMille, Nelson
When a series of bodies has been found along a beach close to his home John Corey can no longer deny that a serial killer is on the loose, and he is the only one who can find him.
Book: Dead by Dawn Dead by Dawn – (Book 12 in the Mike Bowditch Mystery Series)
Doiron, Paul
Maine game warden Mike Bowditch finds himself in a life-or-death chase.
Book: Widespread Panic Widespread Panic
Ellroy, James
A novel about the malevolent monarch of the 1950s Hollywood underground, a tale of pervasive paranoia teeming with communist conspiracies, FBI finks, celebrity smut films, and strange bedfellows.
Book: The Recovery Agent The Recovery Agent – (a Book in the Gabriella Rose Series)
Evanovich, Janet
The latest Gabriella Rose novel.
Book: Legends of the North Cascades Legends of the North Cascades
Evison, Jonathan
After three tours in Iraq Dave Cartwright has had enough and takes his 7-year-old daughter, Bella, to live in a cave in the North Cascades where the perils of isolation and survival combine.
Book: Murder at Sunrise Lake Murder at Sunrise Lake
Feehan, Christine
A new stand-alone novel of suspense and passion with a touch of the paranormal.
Book: One Two Three One Two Three
Frankel, Laurie
When a new student enrolls at Bourne Memorial High wild changes occur in a town where nothing ever changes, and the Mitchell Triplets are in the middle of it.
Book: Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch
Galchen, Rivka
In 1619 Germany Katherina is accused of being a witch and it will take both her and her scientist son to save her from financial ruin, torture, and even execution.
Book: Choose Me Choose Me
Gerritsen, Tess and Gary Braver
A sexy murder mystery about a reckless affair and dangerous secrets.
Book: The Abduction of Pretty Penny The Abduction of Pretty Penny  – (Book 5 in the Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Series)
Goldberg, Leonard
Joanna and the Watsons are on the tail of an infamous killer.
Book: Death in Daylesford Death in Daylesford  – (a Book in the New Phryne Fisher Mystery Series)
Greenwood, Kerry
On a spa holiday where women disappear and a string of murders abound Miss Phryne and Dot do not have a tranquil spa experience.
Book: The Nighthawks The Night Hawks – (Book 13 in the Ruth Galloway Mystery Series)
Griffiths, Elly
Dr. Ruth Galloway returns to North Norfolk to confront another killer. A devastating new case for our favorite forensic archaeologist.
Book: Painting the Light Painting the Light
Gunning, Sally Cabot
A vividly rendered historical novel of love, loss, and reinvention, set on Martha’s Vineyard at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Book: A Study in Crimson A Study in Crimson
Harris, Robert J.
Sherlock is after a killer who is murdering women on the exact dates of the infamous Jack the Ripper killings of 1888.
Book: Million Dollar Demon Million Dollar Demon  – (Book 15 in the Rachel Morgan/Hollows Series)
Harrison, Kim
The new master vampire has taken over and is out to get Rachel. If Rachel she refuses to claim the role of master demon, the city will tear itself apart.
Book: The Year of the Locust The Year of the Locust
Hayes, Terry
A breathtaking story about cutting-edge science, a government conspiracy, and one man s desperate attempt to unravel it all.
Book: Morningside Heights Morningside Heights
Henkin, Joshua
Pru and Spence have been married for 30 years and now something is wrong with Spence, and then Pru meets a man and Spence’s estranged son shows up, and might be his father’s last hope.
Book: Pack Up the Moon Pack Up the Moon
Higgins, Kristan
Every month, a letter. That's what Lauren decides to leave her husband when she finds out she's dying. Each month, she leaves a letter containing a task to help him face this first year alone.
Book: Golden Girl Golden Girl
Hilderbrand, Elin
Nantucket novelist Vivi gets one final summer, after she is killed in a hit-and-run accident, to protect her secrets and learn from her mistakes while her loved ones on earth try to solve the mystery of her death.
Book: The Third Grave The Third Grave – (Book 4 in the Pierce Reed/Nikki Gillette Series)
Jackson, Lisa
Crime writer Nikki Gillette and her husband, Detective Pierce Reed, find a cold case leading to a new nightmare.
Book: Unfinished Business Unfinished Business – (Book 16 in the Ali Reynolds Series)
Jance, J. A.
When two men show up on the scene: a serial killer and a former employee of her husband’s who is just out of prison, Ali must tread between good and evil.
Book: The Bullet The Bullet – (Book 27 in the Eve Duncan Series)
Johansen, Iris
Eve Duncan finally gets her happy ever after with the man she loves, and then Joe's ex-wife returns, on the run with enough secrets to get them all killed.
Book: Title Coming Soon Simply the Best
Kallmaker, Karin
When Giselle Otero is tasked with keeping demanding reporter Alice Cabot in check she battles to prove her worth even it that means spending every day arguing with the big city know it all.
Book: The All Consuming World The All-Consuming World
Khaw, Cassandra
A diverse team of broken, diminished former criminals get back together to solve the mystery of their last, disastrous mission and to rescue a missing and much-changed comrade.
Book: Castle Shade Castle Shade – (Book 17 in the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Series)
King, Laurie R.
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are reluctant, but a young girl is involved, and a beautiful queen, and surely it isn’t a strigoi.
Book: Title Coming Soon Who They Was
Krauze, Gabriel
An astonishing, visceral autobiographical novel about a young man straddling two cultures: the university where he is studying English Literature and the disregarded world of London gang warfare.
Book: The Cape Doctor The Cape Doctor
Levy, E. J.
Based on Cape Town's renowned Dr. James Barry, born in 1795 as Margaret Anne Bulkley, an Irish girl who changed her name, lived as a man, and revolutionized medicine in the Western world.
Book: Title Coming Soon A Scot to the Heart – (Book 2 in the Desperately Seeking Duke Series)
Linden, Caroline
Drew means to marry a respectable, dignified Englishwoman—a very proper future duchess. The spirited Ilsa is none of that.
Book: Dream Girl Dream Girl
Lippman, Laura
A dark, complex tale of psychological suspense with echoes of Misery involving a novelist, incapacitated by injury, who is plagued by mysterious phone calls.
Book: Title Coming Soon These Tangled Vines
MacLean, Julianne
Fiona has kept her mother’s secret affair from the father who raised her for over 30 years, but now her biological father has died and left her an incredible inheritance and two half siblings.
Book: Palace of the Drowned Palace of the Drowned
Mangan, Christine
After a public breakdown a British novelist heads to Venice. While there a precocious young fan worms her way into her life, and a complicated web of half-truths and lies ensue.
Book: Letter Keeper The Letter Keeper – (Book 2 in the Murphy Shepherd Series)
Martin, Charles
When his new wife, her daughter, and two teenage girls are stolen, Murphy is left with more dead ends than leads, and he has no idea how to find those he loves.
Book: The Perfect Murder The Perfect Murder  – (Book 5 in the Maximum Security Series)
Martin, Kat
Reese’s helicopter is sabotaged and his lover is accused of murder and suddenly Reese, Kenzie, and her young son are in the sights of a killer.
Book: The Bombay Prince The Bombay Prince – (Book 3 in the Perveen Mistry Series)
Massey, Sujata
Perveen Mistry, is compelled to bring justice to the family of a murdered female Parsi student as Bombay’s streets erupt in riots to protest British colonial rule.
Book: Title Coming Soon The Fugitives
McCarthy, Jesse
The powerful story of two African-American acquaintances finding their individuality among a society where community means everything.
Book: One Last Stop One Last Stop
McQuiston, Casey
August has never believed in the impossible until she realizes her subway crush, Jane is displaced in time from the 1970s, she thinks it is time to start believing.
Book: The Maidens The Maidens
Michaelides, Alex
Mariana is certain Professor Fosca is a murderer, but proving his guilt threatens to destroy her credibility, her relationships, and even her own life.
Book: The Last Graduate The Last Graduate – (Book 2 in the Scholomance Series)
Novik, Naomi
Scholomance, a school with no teachers, no holidays, no friendships, and no guarantee of survival. The only way out: you graduate or you die.
Book: Title Coming Soon The Hive
Olsen, Gregg
Glamorous messiah or charlatan? A mask of beauty hides deadly secrets.
Book: Notorious Notorious – (Book 53 in the Long, Tall Texans Series)
Palmer, Diane
Nicholas knows there’s more to Gaby than beauty. She’s sweet and clever, but too young and secretive. Yet she gets under his skin as no other woman ever has.
Book: The President's Daughter The President's Daughter
Patterson, James and Bill Clinton
There's a new administration in the White House. But it's the previous First Family who tops an international assassin's hit list.
Book: Title Coming Soon Tokyo Redux – (Book 3 in the Tokyo Trilogy Series)
Peace, David
A thrilling postmodern noir about the real-life disappearance, in 1949, of one of Japan's most powerful figures, and the three men who try. and fail, to crack the case.
Book: Title Coming Soon Lucia
Pheby, Alex
The story of James Joyce’s daughter, Lucia, a schizophrenic, told from the perspective of the men around her.
Book: When Stars Collide When Stars Collide  – (Book 9 in the Chicago Star/Bonner Brothers Series)
Phillips, Susan Elizabeth
A romance between a Chicago Stars quarterback and one of the world’s greatest opera singer and a major diva.
Book: The Warsaw Orphan The Warsaw Orphan
Rimmer, Kelly
Inspired by the real-life heroine who saved thousands of Jewish children during WWII, it is the story of Elzbieta and Roman’s perilous attempt to reclaim the love and life they once knew.
Book: The Eagle's Claw The Eagle's Claw
Shaara, Jeff
Jeff Shaara tackles the story of the U.S. Navy’s surge to defend its country at the Battle of Midway with his signature depth of research and his ability to make you feel like you are there.
Book: Love for Beginners Love for Beginners  – (Book 7 in the Wildstone Series)
Shalvis, Jill
When Ali wakes from a coma everything she knew is gone, but can she find a new boyfriend, best friend, and job to replace them all?
Book: The Seeds of Change The Seeds of Change – (Book 1 in the Leah's Garden Series)
Snelling, Lauraine
Lark has to hide as a man to travel with her sisters from Ohio to Missouri, but with all these eligible young men keeping her starry eyed sisters in line is difficult.
Book: The Disappearing Act The Disappearing Act
Steadman, Catherine
It’s Mia’s big chance to make it as an actor in Hollywood. At an audition she meets Emily, and then Emily goes missing and Mia is the last person to see her.
Book: The Jasmine Throne The Jasmine Throne – (Book 1 in the Burning Kingdoms Series)
Suri, Tasha
One a vengeful princess , the other is a priestess searching for her family. Together, they change the fate of an empire.
Book: No Journey Too Far No Journey Too Far
Turansky, Carrie
A family separated, a missing sweetheart, a hidden trunk, and a journey across the ocean all in the name of love.
Book: The Kobalt Dossier The Kobalt Dossier – (Book 2 in the Evan Ryder Series)
Van Lustbader, Eric
When her deceased sister’s children are missing, and a cabal of American billionaires are out to get her Evan Ryder must hunt down the kidnappers.
Book: The Hidden Palace The Hidden Palace – (Book 2 in the Golem and the Jinni Series)
Wecker, Helene
In New York City and the Middle East, in the years leading up to WW!, Chava and Ahmad confront unexpected new challenges in a rapidly changing world.
Book: Our Woman in Moscow Our Woman in Moscow
Williams, Beatriz
After her twin sister and her family vanish from London, Ruth receives a postcard that sends her and agent Sumner Fox to Moscow on a precarious plot to extract them from the Iron Curtain.
Book: What a Dog Knows What a Dog Knows
Wilson, Susan
Carny and psychic Ruby Heartwood can hear the thoughts of dogs and settles down in Harmony Farms, but some people in Harmony don’t want her there yet events keep preventing her from leaving.
Book: Jackpot Jackpot– (Book 5 in the Teddy Fay Series)
Woods, Stuart and Bryon Quertermous
Teddy Fay is lured to Macau where he soon finds the world of boundless wealth has a dark underbelly of crime and political intrigue.
Book: The Darkest Flower The Darkest Flower – (Book 1 in the Allison Barton Series)
Wright, Kristin
PTA president Kira Grant is accused of attempted murder and it is up to attorney and single mother Allison Barton to uncover the truth.