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June 3, 2014

June 3, 2014

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of June 2nd and June 9th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of June 2nd in Hardcover

June 2nd

by David Ignatius
Graham Weber has been the director of the CIA for less than a week when a Swiss kid walks into the American consulate in Hamburg and says the agency has been hacked. Weber turns to a charismatic (and unstable) young man named James Morris who runs the Internet Operations Center. He launches Morris on a mole hunt that takes readers into the hacker underground of Europe and America, and ends up in a landscape of paranoia and betrayal.
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780393078145

June 3rd

THE ABDUCTION: Book Two of the Carnivia Trilogy
by Jonathan Holt
THE ABDUCTION is the heart-pounding, adrenaline-fuelled follow-up to Jonathan Holt’s highly acclaimed international thriller, THE ABOMINATION --- a modern tale of mystery, treachery and intrigue that moves between the physical and virtual worlds of Venice, Italy, blurring the boundary between dark fantasy and terrifying reality.
Harper * 9780062267047

THE APPROVAL FIX: How to Break Free from People Pleasing by Joyce Meyer
(Christian Life/Spiritual Growth)
Everybody wants to be loved. But when we depend on the approval of others to feel good about ourselves, it's impossible to have emotional stability or a healthy self-image. In THE APPROVAL FIX, Joyce Meyer gives you practical insights that will help you learn how to accept who you are and become the unique individual God created you to be. You'll experience greater confidence, deeper emotional stability and healthier relationships --- the life you're really longing for.
FaithWords * 9781455547159

by Cristina Henríquez
Arturo and Alma Rivera have lived their whole lives in Mexico. One day, their 15-year-old daughter, Maribel, sustains a terrible injury. The Riveras come to America with a single dream: that in this country of great opportunity and resources, Maribel can get better. When Mayor Toro, whose family is from Panama, sees Maribel in a Dollar Tree store, it is love at first sight --- and the beginning of a friendship between the Rivera and Toro families.
Knopf * 9780385350846

by Lisa See
(Historical Fiction)
Grace, Helen and Ruby, three young women from very different backgrounds, meet by chance at the exclusive and glamorous Forbidden City nightclub in 1938 San Francisco. They become fast friends, relying on one another through unexpected challenges and shifting fortunes. But after the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, paranoia and suspicion threaten to destroy their lives, and a shocking act of betrayal changes everything.
Random House * 9780812992892

by Sharon Bolton
At dawn one hot summer morning, while swimming down the river, Lacey Flint finds the body of a shrouded young woman in the water. She assumes it was chance, but further investigation leads her policing team to suspect the woman’s body was deliberately left for Lacey to find. Lacey is no longer a homicide detective, but as she begins to notice someone keeping a strangely close eye on her, she’s inexorably drawn into the investigation.
Minotaur Books * 9781250028587

by Lily King
(Historical Fiction)
English anthropologist Andrew Bankson has been alone in the field for several years, studying the Kiona river tribe in the Territory of New Guinea. He is on the verge of suicide when a chance encounter with the controversial Nell Stone and her Australian husband, Fen, pulls him back from the brink. When Bankson finds them a new tribe nearby, the artistic, female-dominated Tam, he ignites an intellectual and romantic firestorm among the three of them that burns out of anyone’s control.
Atlantic Monthly Press * 9780802122551

THE EXPLORERS: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
by Martin Dugard
In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke, set off to unravel mankind’s greatest geographical mystery: finding the source of the Nile River. To better understand their motivations and ultimate success, Martin Dugard guides readers through the seven vital traits that Burton and Speke, as well as many of history’s legendary explorers, called upon to see their impossible journeys through to the end.
Simon & Schuster * 9781451677577

edited by David Baldacci
In an unprecedented collaboration, edited by David Baldacci, 23 of the world’s bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters --- such as Harry Bosch, Jack Reacher and Lincoln Rhyme --- in an 11-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers.
Simon & Schuster * 9781476762067

by Tom Rob Smith
Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden. But with a single phone call, everything changes. Caught between his parents, and unsure of who to believe or trust, Daniel becomes his mother's unwilling judge and jury as she tells him an urgent tale of secrets, of lies, of a crime and a conspiracy that implicates his own father.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446550734

by Genevieve Valentine
(Historical Fiction)
Jo, the firstborn, "The General" to her 11 sisters, is the only thing the Hamilton girls have in place of a mother. Together, they elude their distant and controlling father, until the day he decides to marry them all off. Meanwhile, the girls continue to dance until one night when they are caught in a raid, separated, and Jo is thrust face-to-face with someone from her past: a bootlegger named Tom whom she hasn’t seen in almost 10 years.
Atria Books * 9781476739083

by Dorothea Benton Frank
Dorothea Benton Frank once again takes us deep into the heart of her magical South Carolina Lowcountry. There we meet three generations of women buried in secrets. The determined matriarch, Maisie Pringle, will have the final word on everything, especially when she's dead wrong. Her daughter, Liz, has an emotionally demanding career that will eventually open all their eyes to a terrible truth. And Liz's daughter, Ashley, has dreamy ambitions of her unlikely future that keeps them all at odds.
William Morrow * 9780062132529

by Lee Goodman
(Legal Thriller)
When birdwatcher Cassandra Randall stumbles upon two men digging what appears to be a grave in a state park, she immediately reports it to the authorities. Federal prosecutor Nick Davis is initially incredulous about her claims but agrees to investigate. To his surprise, the far-fetched account turns up a body, and Nick is drawn into a case that will shake both his morals and his personal life to their very core.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books * 9781476728001

JET SET: The People, the Planes, the Glamour, and the Romance in Aviation's Glory Years
by William Stadiem
In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for thousands of ordinary Americans who longed to emulate the “jet set” lifestyle.
Ballantine Books * 9780345536952

by Karen White
When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she’d left, that’s exactly what happens --- Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children.
NAL Hardcover * 9780451240460

(Historical Thriller)
Cristián Ferrar, a brilliant and handsome Spanish émigré, is a lawyer in the Paris office of a prestigious international law firm. He is approached by the embassy of the Spanish Republic and asked to help a clandestine agency trying desperately to supply weapons to the Republic’s beleaguered army --- an effort that puts his life at risk in the battle against fascism. Joining Ferrar in this mission is a group of unlikely men and women: idealists, gangsters, arms traders, aristocrats and spies.
Random House * 9781400069491

by Stephen King
A retired cop named Bill Hodges is still haunted by the unsolved case of a lone driver who plowed through a crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up and charging again. When he gets a crazed letter from someone who self-identifies as the “perk” and threatens an even more diabolical attack, Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on preventing another tragedy.
Scribner * 9781476754451

by Joanna Rakoff
At 23, after leaving graduate school to pursue her dreams of becoming a poet, Joanna Rakoff moves to New York City and takes a job as assistant to the storied literary agent for J. D. Salinger. She is tasked with answering Salinger’s voluminous fan mail. Drawn inexorably into the emotional world of Salinger’s devotees, she abandons the agency’s form response and begins writing back herself. Over the course of the year, she finds her own voice by acting as Salinger’s, on her own dangerous and liberating terms.
Knopf * 9780307958006

NEVER GO BACK: 10 Things You'll Never Do Again by Dr. Henry Cloud
(Christian Life/Spiritual Growth)
In NEVER GO BACK, bestselling author Dr. Henry Cloud shares 10 doorways to success --- and once we walk through these new pathways, we never go back again. His proven method --- based on grace, not guilt --- outlines 10 common life patterns that sabotage success and lays out clear, concrete steps you can take to overcome them. You’ll see your relationships flourish, your personal life enhanced, and your faith strengthened.
Howard Books * 9781439180549

by David Guterson
(Fiction/Short Stories)
Ranging from youth to old age, the voices that inhabit PROBLEMS WITH PEOPLE offer tender, unexpected and always tightly focused accounts of our quest to understand each other, individually, and as part of a political and historical moment. These stories are shot through with tragedy, poignant reflections upon cultural and personal circumstances, and paradigmatic questions about our sense of reality and belonging.
Knopf * 9780385351485

THE ROMANOV SISTERS: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
by Helen Rappaport
The four captivating Russian Grand Duchesses were much admired for their happy dispositions, their looks, the clothes they wore and their privileged lifestyle. With this treasure trove of diaries and letters from the grand duchesses to their friends and family, we learn that they were intelligent, sensitive and perceptive witnesses to the dark turmoil within their immediate family and the ominous approach of the Russian Revolution.
St. Martin's Press * 9781250020208

SALLY RIDE: America's First Woman in Space
by Lynn Sherr
Lynn Sherr, an award-winning broadcaster and author who spent more than 30 years at ABC News and covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys’ club to a more inclusive elite, has written the definitive biography of Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, featuring exclusive insights from Ride’s family, partner, and countless friends and colleagues.
Simon & Schuster * 9781476725765

by Mary Kay Andrews
A savannah florist is about to score the wedding of a lifetime --- one that will solidify her career as the go-to-girl for society nuptials. Ironically, Cara Kryzik doesn't believe in love, even though she creates beautiful flower arrangements to celebrate them. But when the bride goes missing and the wedding is in jeopardy, Cara must find the bride and figure out what she believes in. Maybe love really does exist outside of fairy tales after all.
St. Martin's Press * 9781250019691

by Maya Lang
Leopold Portman, a young IT manager a few years out of college, dreams of settling down and starting a family with his fiancée, Nora. Nora’s best friend, Stephen, Leopold’s brother, privately questions Leo and Nora’s relationship. On June 16, 2004, the three are brought together --- first for a funeral, then for an annual Bloomsday party. As the long-simmering tensions between them come to a head, they are forced to confront the choices of their pasts and their hopes for the future.
Scribner * 9781476745749

THE SMOKE AT DAWN: A Novel of the Civil War
by Jeff Shaara
(Historical Fiction)
New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara returns to the Civil War terrain he knows so well, with the latest novel in his series that started with A BLAZE OF GLORY and A CHAIN OF THUNDER. In THE SMOKE AT DAWN, the last great push of the Army of the Cumberland sets the stage for a decisive confrontation at Chattanooga that could determine the outcome of the war.
Ballantine Books * 9780345527417

by Herman Koch
When a medical procedure goes horribly wrong and famous actor Ralph Meier winds up dead, Dr. Marc Schlosser needs to come up with some answers. After all, reputation is everything in this business. Personally, he’s not exactly upset that Ralph is gone, but as a high-profile doctor to the stars, Marc can't hide from the truth forever.
Hogarth * 9780804138819

by Brando Skyhorse
When he was three years old, Brando Kelly Ulloa was abandoned by his Mexican father. His mother, Maria, dreaming of a more exciting life, saw no reason for her son to live his life as a Mexican just because he started out as one. The life of “Brando Skyhorse,” the American Indian son of an incarcerated political activist, was about to begin.
Simon & Schuster * 9781439170878

by Lauren Willig
In 2009, Julia Conley inherits a house in England from an elderly aunt she never knew. In 1849, after years trapped in a loveless marriage, Imogen Grantham comes to life when she meets an enigmatic painter who is commissioned to paint her portrait. Their stories converge in the present, and Julia learns of the long-repressed secrets of her family, as well as a little about herself.
St. Martin's Press * 9781250014504

by Michael Koryta
When 14-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a brutal murder, he is plunged into a new life, issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens. The plan is to get Jace off the grid while police find the two killers. The result is the start of a nightmare. The killers, known as the Blackwell Brothers, are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him.
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316122559

by Kim Wright
Kelly Wilder becomes recently widowed from a much older wealthy man with whom she spent her married life doing charity work and building a lovely home. Now, with too much time and money on her hands, Kelly has absolutely no idea what happens next. So, on a whim, she signs up for a ballroom dancing class and slowly, step by high-heeled step, begins to rebuild her life with the help of friends old and new.
Gallery Books * 9781476754222

VERTIGO 42: A Richard Jury Mystery
by Martha Grimes
Richard Jury is meeting Tom Williamson at Vertigo 42, a bar on the 42nd floor of an office building in London’s financial district. Despite inconclusive evidence, Tom is convinced that his wife, Tess, was murdered 17 years ago. The inspector in charge of the case was sure Tess’s death was accidental --- a direct result of vertigo --- but the official police inquiry is still an open verdict, and Jury agrees to re-examine the case.
Scribner * 9781476724027

by Laura McBride
In the predawn hours, a woman’s marriage crumbles with a single confession. Across town, an immigrant family struggles to fit in and get by in the land of opportunity. Three thousand miles away, a soldier wakes up in Walter Reed hospital with the vague feeling that he’s done something awful. In a single moment, these disparate lives intersect. Faced with seemingly insurmountable loss, each person must decide whether to give in to despair, or to find the courage and resilience to rise.
Simon & Schuster * 9781476738963

by Kimberly Elkins
(Historical Fiction)
At age two, Laura Bridgman lost four of her five senses to scarlet fever. At age seven, she was taken to Perkins Institute in Boston to determine if a child so terribly afflicted could be taught. At age 12, Charles Dickens declared her his prime interest for visiting America. And by age 20, she was considered the 19th century's second most famous woman, having mastered language and charmed the world with her brilliance.
Twelve * 9781455528967

On Sale the Week of June 2nd in Paperback

June 2nd

THE CARTOGRAPHER OF NO MAN’S LAND by P.S. Duffy (Historical Fiction)
When his beloved brother-in-law goes missing at the front in 1916, Angus defies his pacifist upbringing to join the war and find him. Assured a position as a cartographer in London, he is instead sent directly into the visceral shock of battle. Meanwhile, at home, his son Simon Peter must navigate escalating hostility in a fishing village torn by grief.
Liveright * 9780871407771

June 3rd

THE 9TH GIRL by Tami Hoag (Psychological Thriller)
The ninth unidentified body to turn up in Minneapolis in 2012 is nicknamed Jane Doe 9. Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska take on the case and discover a shocking fact: This victim has been found without any identifiable characteristics, except for those that peg her as an adolescent girl. Before the investigation is through, the case will take the two detectives deep into the life and death of a teenage girl who wanted nothing more than to be “normal.”
Signet * 9780451240569

AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED by Khaled Hosseini (Fiction)
In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Khaled Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor and sacrifice for one another --- and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most.
Riverhead Trade * 9781594632389

THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB: A True Story by Lily Koppel (History)
The American astronauts have been the subject of many books and movies. For their dedication and bravery, they earned a well-deserved place in American history. As the men blasted off into space, left back on terra firma were the wives who kept the homes running and the children cared for. This is a fly-on-the-wall look at the lives of those astronaut wives, who became celebrities because of their spouses.
Grand Central Publishing * 9781455503247

BAD MONKEY by Carl Hiaasen (Thriller/Humor)
Andrew Yancy has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon explanation is full of holes, and if he can prove murder, the sheriff might rescue him from his grisly Health Inspector gig. But first, he must negotiate an obstacle course of wildly unpredictable events with a crew of even more wildly unpredictable characters.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446556149

BALANCE: A Story of Faith, Family, and Life on the Line by Nik Wallenda with David Ritz (Memoir)
Balance is the theme of Nik Wallenda's life: between his work and family, his faith in God and artistry, his body and soul. It resonates from him when performing his high-wire acts and when no one is looking. Nik is an entertainer who wants not only to thrill hearts, but to change hearts for Christ. Christ is the balance pole that keeps him from falling.
FaithWords * 9781455545490

BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY by Helen Fielding (Fiction)
Back in the day --- 18 years ago, to be exact --- Helen Fielding and her thirtysomething, potty-mouthed, diary-keeping singleton practically invented Chick Lit. There was a sequel in 1999, then nothing. Now our desperate, ditzy heroine is back, still obsessing over her weight and still looking for love.
Vintage * 9780345806345

CINNAMON AND GUNPOWDER by Eli Brown (Historical Adventure)
The year is 1819, and the renowned chef Owen Wedgwood has been kidnapped by the ruthless pirate Mad Hannah Mabbot. He will be spared as long as he puts exquisite food in front of her every Sunday without fail. But Mabbot is hunted by a deadly privateer and plagued by a saboteur hidden on her ship. Can Wedgwood rely on the bizarre crew members he once feared to defend their captain?
Picador * 9781250050182

DEATH OF THE BLACK-HAIRED GIRL by Robert Stone (Thriller)
A brilliant but careless professor, Steven Brookman has determined that for the sake of his marriage --- and his soul --- he must extract himself from his relationship with Maud Stack, his electrifying student, whose papers are always late and too long yet always incandescent. But Maud is a young woman whose passions are not easily contained or curtailed, and their union will quickly yield tragic and far-reaching consequences.
Mariner Books * 9780544227798

DEXTER’S FINAL CUT by Jeff Lindsay (Thriller)
When mega-star Robert Chase and a group of actors descend on the Miami Police Department for "research," Chase becomes fixated on blood spatter analyst Dexter Morgan. To perfect his role, Chase is obsessed with shadowing Dexter's every move and learning what really makes him tick. There is just one tiny problem: Dexter's favorite hobby involves hunting down the worst killers to escape legal justice, and introducing them to his special brand of playtime.
Vintage * 9780345802583

DISSIDENT GARDENS by Jonathan Lethem (Fiction)
At the center of Jonathan Lethem’s novel stand two extraordinary women: Rose Zimmer, an unreconstructed Communist and mercurial tyrant, and her daughter, Miriam, who flees Rose’s suffocating influence and embraces the Age of Aquarius counterculture of Greenwich Village. Both women cast spells that entrance or enchain the men in their lives. These flawed, idealistic people all struggle to follow their own utopian dreams in an America where radicalism is viewed with bemusement, hostility, or indifference.
Vintage * 9780307744494

DOUBLE FEATURE by Owen King (Fiction)
In Owen King’s debut novel, a young man comes to terms with his life in the process and aftermath of making his first film. Unraveling the tumultuous, decades-spanning story of the Dolan family’s friends, lovers and adversaries, DOUBLE FEATURE is about letting go of everything --- regret, resentment, ambition, dignity, moving pictures, the dead --- and taking it again from the top.
Scribner * 9781451676907

THE FACADES by Eric Lundgren (Mystery)
One night, in the once-great Midwestern city of Trude, the theater’s most celebrated mezzo-soprano vanishes during rehearsal. When police come up empty-handed, the star’s husband, a disconsolate legal clerk named Sven Norberg, must take up the quest on his own. But to discover the secret of his wife’s disappearance, Norberg must descend into Trude’s underworld and confront the menacing and bizarre citizens of his hometown.
Overlook TP * 9781468308945

FREUD’S MISTRESS by Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman (Historical Fiction)
Minna Bernays, an overeducated lady’s companion with a sharp, wry wit, turns to her sister Martha, a mother struggling with six children and an absent, disinterested husband named Sigmund Freud. While Martha and the scientific community are shocked and repulsed by Freud's "pornographic" work, Minna is fascinated. She and Freud embark on what is at first simply an intellectual courtship, but hides something deeper beneath the surface, a desire that Minna cannot escape.
Berkley Trade * 9780425270028

GOOD AS GONE by Douglas Corleone (Thriller)
Former U.S. Marshal Simon Fisk is now working to track down and recover children who were kidnapped by their own estranged parents. Still haunted by the disappearance of his own daughter years ago, he refuses to touch stranger abduction cases. Until, that is, six-year-old Lindsay Sorkin disappears and the French police deliver Simon an ultimatum: He can spend years in a French jail for his actions during a long-ago case, or he can work with them now to find Lindsay.
Minotaur Books * 9781250040800

HEADHUNTERS ON MY DOORSTEP: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story by J. Maarten Troost (Literary/Adventure Memoir)
HEADHUNTERS ON MY DOORSTEP chronicles J. Maarten Troost’s return to the South Pacific after his struggle with alcoholism left him numb to life. Deciding to retrace the path once traveled by the author of TREASURE ISLAND, Troost follows Robert Louis Stevenson to the Marquesas, the Tuamotus, Tahiti, Kiribati and Samoa, tumbling from one comic misadventure to another.
Gotham * 9781592408733

I'LL BE RIGHT THERE written by Kyung-Sook Shin, translated by Sora Kim-Russell (Fiction)
Paperback Original
Amid the tremors of political revolution, Jung Yoon, a highly literate, twenty-something woman, recounts her tragic personal history. When Yoon receives a distressing phone call from her ex-boyfriend after eight years of separation, memories of a tumultuous youth begin to resurface. She revisits the death of her beloved mother, the strong bond with her now-dying former college professor, the excitement of her first love, and the friendships forged out of a shared sense of isolation and grief.
Other Press * 9781590516737

THE LAST ALIBI by David Ellis (Legal Thriller)
Two women have recently been murdered, seemingly by the same killer, and James Drinker thinks he will be the police’s main suspect. He is the only link between the victims and has no alibi for the night of either murder, so he hires Jason Kolarich for his defense. As Kolarich begins to probe his client’s life and story more closely, it quickly becomes clear that nothing about James Drinker is what it seems…and that the target of the frame-up isn’t Drinker, but Kolarich.
Berkley * 9780425267745

LET’S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS: Essays, Etc. by David Sedaris (Humor/Essays)
From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new book of essays taking his readers on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences.
Back Bay Books * 9780316154703

LOSS OF INNOCENCE by Richard North Patterson (Historical Fiction)
The time is June 1968, and America is in turmoil, engulfed in civil unrest in the midst of an unpopular war. As seen through the eyes of 21-year-old Whitney Dane, the summer with her family at Martha’s Vineyard should provide certainty and safety. By the end of that summer, the lives of Whitney and all those closest to her will change in dramatic ways.
Quercus * 9781623651237

THE MINOR ADJUSTMENT BEAUTY SALON: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith (Mystery)
Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. Lawyer Mma Sheba, the executor of a deceased farmer’s estate, has a feeling that the young man who has stepped forward may be falsely impersonating the farmer’s nephew in order to claim his inheritance. Meanwhile, rumors are swirling that the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon is using dangerous products that burn people’s skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business?
Anchor * 9780307473004

THE NEVER NEVER SISTERS by L. Alison Heller (Fiction)
Paperback Original
Marriage counselor Paige Reinhardt is eager to reconnect with her workaholic husband at their cozy rental cottage in the Hamptons. But soon a mysterious crisis at Dave’s work ruins their summer getaway plans. Paige is still figuring out how to handle the unexplained chill in her marriage when her troubled sister suddenly returns after a two-decade silence. As she attempts to dig deeper into Dave’s work troubles and some long-held family secrets, she is shocked to discover how little she knows about the people closest to her.
NAL Trade * 9780451416247

THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE by Neil Gaiman (Fantasy)
Once upon a time in a rural English town, an 11-year-old girl named Lettie Hempstock shows a little boy the most marvelous, dangerous and outrageous things beyond his darkest imagination. But an ancient power has been disturbed, and now invasive creatures from beyond the known world are set loose. There is primal horror here, and menace unleashed --- within the boy's family and from the forces that have gathered to consume it.
William Morrow Paperbacks * 9780062255662

ONE SUMMER: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson (History)
In ONE SUMMER, Bill Bryson transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life. A number of major events transpired in that epochal summer of 1927, and Bryson captures its outsized personalities, exciting events and occasional just plain weirdness. In that year, America stepped out onto the world stage as the main event.
Anchor * 9780767919418

RAGE AGAINST THE DYING by Becky Masterman (Thriller)
When Brigid Quinn retired early from the FBI, she thought she could put all her horrible memories of hunting sexual predators behind her. Wanting nothing more than a quiet life with her new husband and their dogs, she moves to Tucson and begins to settle in. However, when Floyd Lynch confesses to the worst of her unsolved crimes and the new FBI agent on the case thinks the confession is fake, Brigid is pulled back into the world she thought she left behind.
Minotaur Books * 9781250038166

REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER: The Birth of American Independence by Joseph J. Ellis
While the 13 colonies came together in 1776 and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were dispatching the largest armada ever to cross the Atlantic to crush the rebellion in the cradle. The Continental Congress and the Continental Army were forced to make decisions on the run, improvising as history congealed around them. In REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER, Joseph J. Ellis meticulously examines the most influential figures in this propitious moment.
Vintage * 9780307946379

THE ROSIE PROJECT by Graeme Simsion (Humor/Romance)
Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially challenged professor of genetics, designs the Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a 16-page, scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the late arrivers. Rosie Jarman is all these things. But while Don quickly disqualifies her as a candidate, as a DNA expert, Don is particularly suited to help Rosie on her own quest: identifying her biological father.
Simon & Schuster * 9781476729091

Paperback Original
Maddy Carson is a mass of contradictions. She loves her job as Script Supervisor on a hit TV show, but hates "Hollywood." Super-organized and down-to-earth, Maddy is clearly one of the best at her job. Could Wolf County, her beloved hometown in the mountains, be saved from a financial crisis by creating a reality show featuring the eccentrics in the small ski village? Maddy is determined to try.
Hyperion * 9781401311056

SCREWED by Eoin Colfer (Crime Fiction)
In this riveting sequel to PLUGGED, Eoin Colfer adds an entirely new chapter to the adventures and misadventures of Daniel McEvoy, the down-on-his-luck Irish bouncer at a seedy New Jersey bar who, with the help of a motley crew of unlikely characters, solved a bizarre string of murders --- including the one of the girl he loved. But people around him continue to die mysteriously, and Daniel is called into action once again.
Overlook TP * 9781468308815

THE SHADOW TRACER by Meg Gardiner (Thriller)
Sarah Keller is a skip tracer, an expert in tracking people who have gone on the lam. When a school bus accident sends her young daughter Zoe to the ER, their quiet life explodes. Zoe’s medical tests reveal that Zoe is not her daughter. Zoe’s biological mother --- Sarah’s sister, Beth --- was murdered shortly after the child’s birth. And Zoe’s father is missing and presumed dead. With no way to prove her innocence, Sarah must abandon her carefully constructed life and go on the run.
Signet * 9780451468000

THE SILVER STAR by Jeanette Walls (Fiction)
“Bean” Holladay and her sister, Liz, are left to fend for themselves when their mother, Charlotte, takes off to find herself. The girls decide to take the bus to Virginia, where their Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that has been in Charlotte’s family for generations. When school starts in the fall, it’s Bean who easily adjusts and makes friends, and Liz who becomes increasingly withdrawn. And then something happens to Liz.
Scribner * 9781451661545

SOLO: A James Bond Novel by William Boyd (Historical Thriller)
Having just celebrated his 45th birthday, James Bond --- British special agent 007 --- is summoned to headquarters to receive an unusual assignment. Zanzarim, a troubled West African nation, is being ravaged by a bitter civil war, and M directs Bond to quash the rebels threatening the established regime.
Harper Perennial * 9780062223135

THE SOUND OF THINGS FALLING by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (Fiction)
An article transports Antonio Yammara back to when the war between Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s Medellín cartel and government forces played out violently in Colombia’s streets and in the skies above. Troubled by disturbing memories of a friend's murder, Antonio begins to discover the many ways in which his own life and his friend’s family have been shaped by his country’s recent violent past.
Riverhead Trade * 9781594632747

SUBTLE BODIES by Norman Rush (Fiction)
In his long-awaited new novel, Norman Rush, author of three books set in Africa (including the bestselling classic and National Book Award winner MATING), returns home, giving us a sophisticated, often comical, romp through the particular joys and tribulations of marriage, and the dilemmas of friendship, as a group of college friends reunites in upstate New York some 20 years after graduation.
Vintage * 9781400077137

THE WARRIORS by Tom Young (Thriller/Adventure)
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson is happy with his new assignment as safety officer at a Kyrgyzstan air base. However, on his second day, a C-27 crashes on the runway with a load of electronic gear --- and opium. Parson investigates not only the crash but the source of the cargo, and the answers they find will lead them into a conflict as lethal as any they have known.
Berkley * 9780425271568

THE WIDOW’S STRIKE: A Pike Logan Thriller by Brad Taylor (Thriller)
In the fourth installment of Brad Taylor’s bestselling thriller series, the Taskforce --- led by Pike Logan and his partner, Jennifer Cahill --- must stop a suicide bomber intent on triggering a global epidemic. THE WIDOW'S STRIKE ties together government-sanctioned terrorist activities, nefarious multinational conglomerates, and frighteningly plausible science.
Signet Select * 9780451467669

THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS by Anton DiSclafani (Historical Fiction)
It is 1930 in the midst of the Great Depression. After her mysterious role in a family tragedy, Thea Atwell has been cast out of her Florida home, exiled to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debutantes. As Thea grapples with her responsibility for the events of the past year that led her to the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, she finds herself enmeshed in a new order --- one that will change her sense of what is possible for herself, her family and her country.
Riverhead Trade * 9781594632709

ZERO HOUR: A Kurt Austin Adventure by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown (Thriller/Adventure)
Zero point energy is a state of energy contained in all matter everywhere. Nobody has ever found a way to tap into it --- until one scientist thinks he discovers a way. The problem is, his machines also cause great earthquakes, even fissures in tectonic plates. One machine is buried deep underground; the other is submerged in a vast ocean trench. If Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA team aren’t able to find and destroy them, the world will be on the threshold of a new era of earth tremors and unchecked volcanism.
Berkley * 9780425267776

On Sale the Week of June 9th in Hardcover

June 10th

by Alafair Burke
Psychotherapist Helen Brunswick is murdered in her Park Slope office. Her injuries are eerily similar to the signature used 20 years earlier by Anthony Amaro, a serial killer serving a life sentence for his crimes. Now, Amaro is asking to be released from prison, arguing that he was wrongly convicted, and that the true killer is still on the loose. NYPD detectives Ellie Hatcher and JJ Rogan are tapped as the “fresh look” team to reassess the original investigation that led to Amaro’s conviction.
Harper * 9780062208385

by Jerry Ludwig
The House UnAmerican Activities Committee (HUAC) sent David Weber and his parents into Europe; the father of David’s friend, Jana Vardian, testified and soon became a famous director. Returning to Los Angeles as an adult to bury his father, David comes to the attention of FBI agent Brian McKenna, who is still eager for a big case. When people with ties to HUAC and to David’s father begin turning up dead, long-buried secrets are dragged into the open.
Forge Books * 9780765335395

by Anthony Breznican (Fiction)
To even stand a chance at surviving their freshmen year at Saint Michael’s, Peter Davidek, Noah Stein and Lorelei Paskal must join forces as they navigate a bullying culture dominated by administrators like the once-popular Ms. Bromine, their embittered guidance counselor, and Father Mercedes, the parish priest who plans to scapegoat the students as he makes off with church finances.
Thomas Dunne Books * 9781250019356

A DEADLY BUSINESS: A Mia Quinn Mystery
by Lis Wiehl and April Henry
Detective Charlie Carlson believes that Mia Quinn's husband's deadly car accident was no accident at all. When Mia and Charlie encounter resistance to reopening the case, they take the investigation into their own hands. And they find much more than they bargained for. Was Mia's husband more than an accountant...and less than an honest man? As the truth becomes more shocking and the case grows more complex, her husband's killers take note of Mia...and her children.
Thomas Nelson * 9781595549044

by Emma Healey
(Psychological Mystery/Thriller)
In this darkly riveting debut novel --- a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also a heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity and aging --- an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared. Her search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences.
Harper * 9780062309662

by Hillary Rodham Clinton (Memoir)
HARD CHOICES is Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future. Secretary Clinton’s descriptions of diplomatic conversations at the highest levels offer readers a master class in international relations, as does her analysis of how we can best use “smart power” to deliver security and prosperity in a rapidly changing world.
Simon & Schuster * 9781476751443

by Courtney Maum (Fiction)
British artist Richard Haddon is mourning the loss of his American mistress to a famous cutlery designer. But after Richard discovers that a painting he originally made for his wife, Anne --- when they were first married and deeply in love --- has sold, it shocks him back to reality. He resolves to reinvest wholeheartedly in his family life…just in time for his wife to learn the extent of his affair.
Touchstone * 9781476764580

by Susan Jane Gilman (Historical Fiction)
In 1913, little Malka Treynovsky flees Russia with her family. Bedazzled by tales of gold and movie stardom, she tricks them into buying tickets for America. Yet no sooner do they land on the squalid Lower East Side of Manhattan, than Malka is crippled and abandoned in the street. Taken in by a tough-loving Italian ices peddler, she manages to survive through cunning and inventiveness. As she learns the secrets of his trade, she begins to shape her own destiny.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446578936

by Ari L. Goldman (Memoir)
The Late Starters Orchestra is the bona fide amateur string orchestra where Ari Goldman pursues his lifelong dream of playing the cello. Goldman hadn’t seriously picked up his cello in 25 years, but the Late Starters seemed just the right orchestra for this music lover whose busy life had always gotten in the way of its pursuit. In his memoir, Goldman takes us along to LSO rehearsals and lets us sit in on his son’s Suzuki lessons, where we find out that children do indeed learn differently from adults.
Algonquin Books * 9781565129924

MARGARITA WEDNESDAYS: Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea
by Deborah Rodriguez
After she is forced to flee Afghanistan in 2007, Deborah Rodriguez moves to a seaside town in Mexico. Despite having no plan, no friends and no Spanish, a determined Rodriguez soon finds herself swept up in a world where the music never stops and a new life can begin. Her adventures and misadventures among the expats and locals help lead the way to new love, new family, and a new sense of herself.
Gallery Books * 9781476710662

by Elin Hilderbrand (Romance)
Clendenin Hughes is the boy who took Dabney Kimball Beech’s heart with him long ago when he left Nantucket to pursue his dream of becoming a journalist. Now, after spending 27 years on the other side of the world, Clen is back on the island, and Dabney has never felt so confused or so alive. But when tragedy threatens her own second chance, Dabney must face the choices she's made and share painful secrets with her family.
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316099752

by Clare Donoghue
When three young women are found brutally murdered in south London, Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer and DS Jane Bennett frantically try to find the link between these seemingly isolated incidents. Meanwhile, Sarah Grainger has a shadowy stalker following her every move, and his actions are escalating. He’s desperate to tell Sarah a secret…a secret that Lockyer needs to know.
Minotaur Books * 9781250046079

THE RISE & FALL OF GREAT POWERS by Tom Rachman (Fiction)
Tooly Zylberberg, the American owner of an isolated bookshop in the Welsh countryside, conducts a life full of reading, but with few human beings. Books are safer than people, who might ask awkward questions about her life. She prefers never to mention the strange events of her youth, which mystify and worry her still. Then startling news arrives from a long-lost boyfriend in New York, raising old mysteries and propelling her on a quest around the world in search of answers.
The Dial Press * 9780679643654

by Eric Van Lustbader
Jason Bourne has been hired to impersonate a high-level government minister at a political summit meeting in Qatar, shielding the minister from any assassination attempts. Suddenly, armed gunmen storm the room, killing everyone but Bourne. Their target, however, is Bourne himself. Kidnapped and transported to an underground bunker, Bourne must make a monstrous choice: save fellow captive (and close friend) Soraya and her daughter, or save the President.
Grand Central Publishing * 9781455577538

THIRD RAIL: An Eddy Harkness Novel
by Rory Flynn (Mystery)
Eddy Harkness is a brilliant young detective who currently empties parking meters and struggles to redeem his disgraced family name. One night, Harkness’s police-issued Glock disappears. Unable to report the theft, Harkness starts a secret search --- just as a string of fatal accidents lead him to uncover a new, dangerous smart drug, Third Rail. With only a plastic disc gun to protect him, Harkness begins a high-stakes investigation that leads him into the darkest corners of the city.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * 9780544226272

by Roslund & Hellström (Thriller)
Two 19-year-old boys have spent their young lives establishing a ruthless criminal enterprise, the Råby Warriors. With the recruitment of children as foot soldiers, the Warriors are now poised to become the most powerful syndicate in their Stockholm suburb. After Leon and Gabriel execute a maximum-security prison break, José Pereira, who now heads the Organized Crime and Gang Section in Råby, is joined in his investigation by Chief Superintendent Ewert Grens.
Quercus * 9781623651350

WE MAKE THE ROAD BY WALKING: A Year-Long Quest for Spiritual Formation, Reorientation, and Activation
by Brian D. McLaren
(Christian Rituals & Practice/Worship & Liturgy)
Brian McLaren's latest book offers everything you need to explore what a difference an honest, living, growing faith can make in our world today. It also puts tools in your hands to create a life-changing learning community in any home, restaurant, or other welcoming space. The 52 (plus a few) weekly readings each can be read aloud in 10-12 minutes, and offer a simple curriculum of insightful reflections and transformative practices.
Jericho Books * 9781455514007

WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD by Diana Gabaldon (Historical Fiction)
In this long-awaited continuation of the Outlander saga, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife, his illegitimate son has discovered (to his horror) who his father really is, and his beloved nephew, Ian, wants to marry a Quaker. Meanwhile, Jamie’s wife, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy picking up the pieces. The Frasers can only be thankful that their daughter, Brianna, and her family are safe in 20th-century Scotland. Or not.
Delacorte Press * 9780385344432

June 12th

THE MOST DANGEROUS BOOK: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
by Kevin Birmingham (History/Literature)
For more than a decade, the book that literary critics now consider the most important novel in the English language was illegal to own, sell, advertise or purchase in most of the English-speaking world. THE MOST DANGEROUS BOOK tells the remarkable story surrounding ULYSSES, from the first stirrings of James Joyce’s inspiration in 1904 to its landmark federal obscenity trial in 1933.
The Penguin Press * 9781594203367

by Susan Scarf Merrell
(Psychological Thriller)
When a young graduate student and his pregnant wife --- Fred and Rose Nemser --- move into the home of author Shirley Jackson and her husband, literary critic and professor Stanley Edgar Hyman, they are quickly cast under the magnetic spell of their brilliant and proudly unconventional hosts. Rose, however, senses something amiss --- something to do with nightly unanswered phone calls and inscrutable accounts of a long-missing female student.
Blue Rider Press * 9780399166457

by Neely Tucker
When the teenage daughter of a powerful Washington, D.C. judge is found dead, three local black kids are arrested for her murder --- but reporter Sully Carter suspects there’s more to the case. From the city’s grittiest backstreets to the elegant halls of power, wry yet wounded Sully pursues a string of cold cases, all the while fighting against pressure from government officials, police, suspicious locals, and his own bosses at the newspaper.
Viking Adult * 9780670016587

June 15th

by Laura Benedict
Rainey Bliss Adams desperately needed a new start when she and her daughter, Ariel, settled into the house where the Bliss family had lived for over a century. It isn’t long before Ariel sees haunting visions: the ghost of her father, and the ghost of a woman being pushed to her death. And then there is a death the night of the housewarming party. Who is the murderer in the midst of this small town? And who killed the woman in Ariel's visions?
Pegasus * 9781605985725

by Erica Wright (Mystery)
As a private investigator, Kathleen Stone relies on her ability to blend into the background. But when a cheating spouse she’s been trailing ends up dead under suspicious circumstances, she fears that someone she angered in her past job --- busting gangs and drug dealers as an undercover cop --- has seen through her disguises. Now she must work with her former colleagues in the NYPD to solve the case before she’s the next victim.
Pegasus * 9781605985688

On Sale the Week of June 9th in Paperback

June 10th

by Diane Setterfield (Gothic Horror)
Caught up in a moment of boyhood competition, William Bellman recklessly aims his slingshot at a rook resting on a branch, killing the bird instantly. Years later, when a stranger mysteriously enters William’s life, the terrible and unforeseen consequences of his past indiscretion take root. In a desperate bid to save the only precious thing he has left, he enters into a rather strange bargain with an even stranger partner.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books * 9781476711997

by Lionel Shriver (Fiction)
For Pandora, cooking is a form of love. But her husband, Fletcher, now spurns her “toxic” dishes and devotes hours each day to manic cycling. Then, when Pandora picks up her brother Edison at the airport, she doesn’t recognize him. In the years since they’ve seen one another, the once slim, hip New York jazz pianist has gained hundreds of pounds. After Edison has more than overstayed his welcome, Fletcher delivers his wife an ultimatum: It’s him or me.
Harper Perennial * 9780061458606

by Kent Wascom
(Historical Fiction)
THE BLOOD OF HEAVEN is the story of Angel Woolsack, a preacher’s son, who flees the hardscrabble life of his itinerant father, falls in with a charismatic highwayman, then settles with his adopted brothers on the rough frontier of West Florida, where American settlers are carving their place out of lands held by the Spaniards and the French.
Grove Press * 9780802121196

by Andre Dubus III (Fiction)
In these linked novellas in which characters walk out the back door of one story and into the next, love is "dirty" --- tangled up with need, power, boredom, ego, fear and fantasy. These narratives express extraordinary tenderness toward human beings, our vulnerable hearts and bodies, our fulfilling and unfulfilling lives alone and with others.
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780393348910

THE DYING HOURS: A Tom Thorne Novel
by Mark Billingham (Mystery)
Tom Thorne becomes convinced that a spate of suicides among the elderly in London are something more sinister. His concerns are dismissed by the Murder Squad he was once part of, thus he is forced to investigate alone. Now, unable to trust anybody, Thorne risks losing those closest to him as well as endangering those being targeted by a killer unlike any he has hunted before.
Grove Press * 9780802122681

EVIL AND THE MASK by Fuminori Nakamura
In Fumihiro Kuki’s wealthy family, it’s tradition that a patriarch, when reaching the end of his life, will beget one last child to dedicate to causing misery in a world that cannot be controlled or saved. Eleven-year-old Fumihiro will be specially educated to learn to create as much destruction and unhappiness in the world around him as a single person can. But as his education progresses, he begins to question his father's mandate.
Soho Crime * 9781616953706

HACKER: The Outlaw Chronicles, Book 3
by Ted Dekker
Paperback Original
Seventeen-year-old Nyah Parks is a genius hacker who is deeply scarred from a horrific accident that killed her father and brother, and left her mother with irreparable brain damage. She must scrape together enough money to pay for her mother's experimental brain surgery before it's too late. However, when the most dangerous job of her life backfires and forces her to go on the run, she encounters an impossible reality that shouldn't exist, but does.
Worthy Publishing * 9781617952753

KNOCKING ON HEAVEN'S DOOR: The Path to a Better Way of Death
by Katy Butler (Memoir/Health)
In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents’ desires for “Good Deaths” and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. She explores what happens when our terror of death collides with the technological imperatives of medicine. Her provocative thesis is that modern medicine, in its pursuit of maximum longevity, often creates more suffering than it prevents.
Scribner * 9781451641981

LET IT BURN: An Alex McKnight Novel
by Steve Hamilton (Mystery)
While Alex McKnight swore to serve and protect Detroit as a police officer, the city will forever remind him of his partner’s death and of the bullet still lodged in his own chest. Alex soon gets a call from his old sergeant, who informs him that the man he helped put away will be getting out of prison. He is reminded of his gut feeling that they arrested the wrong man --- and that the real killer is still out there killing.
Minotaur Books * 9781250000095

by David Morrell (Historical Thriller)
Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London 43 years earlier. The blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey's essay "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts." Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives.
Mulholland Books * 9780316216784

by Ted Dekker (Thriller)
From deep in the impenetrable jungles where bestselling author Ted Dekker was born and raised comes OUTLAW, an epic adventure of two worlds that perhaps only he could write. Full of harrowing twists, sweeping violence and wild love, OUTLAW takes us beyond the skin of this world to another unseen.
Center Street * 9781455578535

A QUESTION OF HONOR: A Bess Crawford Mystery
by Charles Todd
(Historical Mystery)
As a young girl, Bess Crawford was living on the Northwest Frontier of India where her father, a colonel in the British army, was stationed. When one of his most trusted officers is accused of murdering his parents, the soldier disappears deep in the Khyber Pass and presumed dead while trying to flee India. Now, 10 years later, Bess is a World War I field nurse and comes across an injured soldier who may be the accused murderer from her father’s ranks.
William Morrow Paperbacks * 9780062237163

by Barbara Delinsky (Fiction)
Charlotte and Nicole were once the best of friends, spending summers together in Nicole's family's island house, but they have since grown apart. When Nicole returns to the island house, she invites her old friend for both sentimental and practical reasons. But what both women don't know is that they are each holding a secret that may change their relationship forever. Are the bonds of friendship strong enough to weather past indiscretions and betrayals? Can love survive an honest mistake?
St. Martin's Griffin * 9781250007056

by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly (Historical Fiction)
In 1927, as rains swell the Mississippi, the river threatens to burst its banks and engulf everything in its path, including the tiny hamlet of Hobnob, where federal agents Ted Ingersoll and Ham Johnson arrive to investigate the disappearance of two fellow agents --- and find a baby boy abandoned in the middle of a crime scene. Ingersoll finds a home for the infant with local woman Dixie Clay Holliver, unaware that she's the best bootlegger in the county and has many tender and consequential secrets of her own.
William Morrow Paperbacks * 9780062069191

by Claire Cook (Fiction)
Melanie is old enough to know that high school reunions are often a big disappointment. But when her best friend makes her buy a ticket and an old flame gets in touch to see if she’ll be going, she fantasizes that returning to her past might help her find her future --- until her highway driving phobia resurfaces and threatens to hold her back from the adventure of a lifetime.
Touchstone * 9781451673685

June 15th

by Dan Smith (Historical Thriller)
Luka is a war veteran who, along with his sons, sets out to find a missing girl who happens to be his daughter’s best friend. They soon realize that the man they are tracking is no ordinary criminal, but a skillful hunter with the child as the bait in his twisted game. It will take all of Luka’s strength to battle the harshest of conditions, and all of his wit to stay a step ahead of Soviet authorities.
Pegasus * 9781605985718

FREE FALL: A John Ceepak Mystery
by Chris Grabenstein (Mystery)
Officer Danny Boyle and Chief of Detectives John Ceepak do their best to help Danny’s friend, a young nurse who claims she has been falsely accused of aggravated assault by a prestigious Sea Haven doctor. Ceepak’s unshakable code of honor is tested when he trusts that the nurse is telling the truth. It’s stretched to the limit when one of the nurse’s home health care patients turns up dead.
Pegasus * 9781605985640

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