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Neighbors by Danielle Steel (Jan 2021)
Opening her home to neighbors in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, a reclusive woman inadvertently triggers events that reveal secrets, divide relationships and forge new bonds among strangers. Relationship fiction.
The Scorpion’s Tail by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, Nora Kelly novel #2 (Jan 2021)
A sequel to Old Bones finds FBI agent Corrie Swanson and Santa Fe archaeologist Nora Kelly investigating the mummified corpse of a long-dead victim who died in agony while holding a mysterious 16th-century gold cross. Intricately plotted thriller.
Twenty by James Grippando, Jack Swyteck novel #17 (Jan 2021)
A nightmarish shooting at their daughter’s school finds Jack Swyteck and his law-enforcement officer wife, Andie, investigating a chief suspect’s alleged ties to Al Qaeda amid growing anti-Muslim fervor. Legal thriller.
The Switch by Beth O’Leary (Jun 2020)
After Leena and Eileen, her seventy-nine year old grandmother, decide to switch homes for two months, they each discover that love can be found in the most unlikely places. Romantic comedy.
The Lost Boys by Faye Kellerman, Peter Decker & Rina Lazarus mystery #26 (Jan 2021)
Detectives Peter Decker and Tyler McAdams link two suspicious disappearances from an assisted living facility to the case of three missing campers, before the reappearance of a foster son’s biological mother upends Decker’s home life. Atmospheric mystery.
Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner (Jan 2021)
Investigating the cold-case disappearance of a Haitian teen in a gritty Boston neighborhood, Frankie Elkin navigates resident and police resistance as well as the challenges of her own sobriety before risking her life to uncover the truth. Police procedural.
Dark Tides by Philippa Gregory, Fairmile novel #2 (Nov 2020)
A sequel to Tidelands finds 17th-century London warehouse owner Alinor reuniting with a man from her past while reaching out to her brother in war-torn New England for proof of her son’s survival. Historial fiction with strong sense of place.
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho (Nov 2020)
“You cannot fix a problem you do not know you have.” So begins Emmanuel Acho in his essential guide to the truths Americans need to know to address the systemic racism that has recently electrified protests in all fifty states. “There is a fix,” Acho says. “But in order to access it, we’re going to have to have some uncomfortable conversations.” Antiracist literature.
Hush-Hush by Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington series # (Dec 2020)
Stone Barrington is settling in for some downtime in New York City when an anonymous enemy makes himself known. This nameless foe’s threats hit close to home, and before Stone can retaliate, the fearsome messages turn into very real consequences. Political thriller.
The Kingdom by Jo Nesbo (Nov 2020)
A mechanic from a rural mountain village finds the limits of his family loyalties tested when his entrepreneur brother announces plans to revitalize the community through a hotel project that becomes increasingly overshadowed by greed and dangerous secrets. Menacing, violent.
American Traitor by Brad Taylor, Pike Logan thriller #15 (Jan 2021)
Assisting a witness’s flight from murderous foreign agents, Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill uncover a plot to trigger a war between China and Taiwan by destabilizing the latter’s government and digital defenses. Action-packed thriller.
Deadly Cross by James Patterson, Alex Cross novel #28 (Nov 2020)
Investigating the assassination of the vice president’s wife, Detective Alex Cross and FBI Special Agent Ned Mahoney travel to Alabama to uncover clues from the victim’s early life. Political thriller.
The Dazzling Truth by Helen Cullen (Aug 2020)
In the courtyards of Trinity College, Dublin, in 1978, aspiring actress Maeve meets pottery student Murtagh Moone. As their relationship progresses, marriage and motherhood come in quick succession, but for Maeve, with the joy of children also comes the struggle to hold on to the truest parts of herself. Melancholy relationship fiction.
More Miracle Than Bird by Alice Miller (Jun 2020)
A historical reimagining of the love story between W. B. Yeats and his wife follows the relationship between a World War I nurse and an eccentric older writer who draws her into a clandestine intellectual society. Biographical fiction.
Spin by Patricia Cornwell, Captain Chase series #2 (Jan 2021)
Captain Calli Chase races against time to thwart a plot that leaves the fate of humanity hanging in the balance. Cyber-thriller.
The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins (Jan 2021)
Supplementing her modest income by stealing small valuables from her gated-community clients, a broke dog-walker endeavors to win the heart of a wealthy bachelor before learning his late wife’s own rags-to-riches story. Psychological suspense.
All the Colors of Night by Jayne Ann Krentz, Fogg Lake novel #2 (Jan 2021)
A sequel to The Vanishing finds a young man with rare crystal-energy abilities partnering with a disgraced paranormal artifacts finder to track down a mysterious relic that may be tied to a parent’s sudden coma. Romantic suspense.
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