New Books 5/29/17

Shelf of new books

Your great beach reads are in, along with the latest Patterson, Steel, Kenyon, Child, Quick, Chevalier, Thayer, Lehane, Caputo, Turow, Nesbo and much, much more!


16th Seduction by James Patterson
Still reeling from her husband’s betrayal, Lindsay Boxer investigates a wave of possibly unnatural heart attacks claiming the lives of seemingly unrelated victims while assisting the prosecution of a bomber with a hostile defense team.

Against All Odds by Danielle Steel
A Soho widow struggles with her grown children’s plans to gamble their futures in their determination to pursue their hearts, from her attorney daughter’s illicit romance with a client to her struggling-writer son’s decision to have children before he can afford to support them.

Beartown by Fredrik Backman
In the tiny forest community of Beartown, the possibility that the amateur hockey team might win a junior championship, bringing the hope of revitalization to the fading town, is shattered by the aftermath of a violent act that leaves a young girl traumatized.

Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans
Struggling with nightmares about his childhood despite his success, Charles James explores the possibility of second chances after a twist of fate causes him to be declared dead.

Deadmen Walking by Sherrilyn Kenyon
When Devyl Bane, an ancient dark warlord, is returned to the human realm as a pirate, he and his crew are tasked with saving humanity by recapturing the escaped damned and returning them to Hell.

Dog’s Way Home by Bruce Cameron
Traces the story of Bella, a dog who is drawn to Lucas Ray, only to be separated from him by rules that disallow pitbulls in their Denver community, a situation that compels the puppy to travel back to the person she loves.

Exit Strategy by Steve Hamilton
Nick Mason  is assigned by his kingpin master to complete the near-impossible task of infiltrating WITSEC to locate and assassinate three men who put his boss behind bars.

Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child
Traveling to an isolated writers’ retreat deep in the Adirondacks, Jeremy Logan, an investigator who specializes in unexplained phenomena, discovers a dead hiker whose wounds suggest an unnatural attack.

G-Man by Stephen Hunter
After a steel case is found in the foundation of the old Arkansas homestead, Bob Lee Swagger investigates what happened to his grandfather Charles Swagger, who died before he was born.

The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick
When rookie reporter Irene Galsson discovers the body of an actress at the bottom of a California hotel pool, she investigates and finds herself drawn to Oliver, a former magician, as the mystery deepens and more women die by drowning.

Mind Over Meds by Andrew Weil
The Harvard graduate, public health professor and best-selling author of Spontaneous Happiness explores the dangers of overmedication while outlining lifestyle changes and alternative treatments for common ailments.

Mother Land by Paul Theroux
An intricately detailed, darkly humorous portrait of a family both held together and torn apart by a narcissist matriarch describes how her husband and seven children navigate the woman’s false outward appearances and her petty tyrannies as she ages well past 100 years old.

New Boy by Tracy Chevalier
The best-selling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring presents an imaginative retelling of Shakespeare’s Othello that places events in 1970s America and follows the experiences of two diverse children who navigate themes of love, betrayal, racism and revenge on the playground of their all-white school.

The Operator by Robert O’Neill
Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill describes his four-hundred mission career, which included his attempts to rescue Marcus Luttrell and Captain Richard Phillips, and his early life in Butte, Montana.

Price of Duty by Dale Brown
When Russia constructs its most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb and launches carefully plotted attacks on unsuspecting U.S. and European targets, Brad McLanahan and his Scion team arm themselves with the world’s most advanced technological weaponry to prevent a full-scale cyber war.

Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan
Moving from Ireland to America upon coming of age, a shy and responsible older sister and a gregarious young sister who thrives in their new Boston home endure the long-term repercussions of a fateful decision when the younger sister becomes pregnant.

Same Beach, Next Year by Dorothea Benton Frank
Reconnecting on one of Charleston’s most beautiful barrier islands, a pair of former sweethearts rediscover their feelings for one another while their jealous spouses pursue an unexpected attraction of their own over more than twenty years.

Secrets in Summer by Nancy Thayer
Spending her days at the library and her nights stargazing and contemplating a new relationship, Darcy is unexpectedly drawn into the summertime dramas of three families, including those of her recently married ex, a situation that compels Darcy to consider what she truly wants.

Since we Fell by Dennis Lehane
Retreating from the world in the aftermath of a traumatizing reporting assignment, Rachel finds happiness with a businessman before witnessing activities surrounding a conspiracy that tests the limits of her fragile psyche.

Some Rise by Sin by Philip Caputo
The Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Longest Road presents the tale of an American missionary priest who arrives in a Mexican village under the thumb of a brutal drug cartel, where he bonds with locals beside a physical fellow expatriate before an overstep forces him to reevaluate his priorities.

Testimony by Scott Turow
Assigned to investigate the unsolved disappearance of an entire Gypsy refugee camp during the Bosnian War, Bill ten Boom, a disillusioned American prosecutor, navigates a host of suspects while uncovering disturbing alliances and betrayals.

The Thirst by Jo Nesbo
When Harry is drawn back into the Oslo police force to investigate a serial murderer who has begun targeting Tinder daters, the murderer’s MO reignites Harry’s hunt for a former nemesis.