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Paperback: December 15, 2020

Reality star Erin Easton's "Wedding of the Century" may have a cable crew documenting every extravagant bridal detail, but when "Airhead Easton" disappears from the reception, it's no diva turn. Her dressing room is empty but for a blood-spattered wedding gown and signs of a struggle. Detective Kylie MacDonald of NYPD Red, already on-scene as a plus-one, loops in her partner, Detective Zach Jordan, to activate Level One mobilization for this PR nightmare. But when Erin's "proof of life" video makes it to air --- rather than to evidence --- every A-lister on the guest list becomes a target of suspicion...or just a target.

The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher - Domestic Thriller/Mystery
Paperback: December 29, 2020

Juno was wrong about Winnie Crouch. Before moving in with the Crouch family, Juno thought Winnie and her husband, Nigel, had the perfect life. Only now that she’s living in their beautiful house, she sees the cracks in the crumbling facade are too deep to ignore. Still, she isn’t one to judge. After her grim diagnosis, the retired therapist simply wants a place to live out the rest of her days in peace. But that peace is shattered the day Juno overhears a chilling conversation between Winnie and Nigel. She shouldn’t get involved. She really shouldn’t. But this could be her chance to make a few things right. Because if you thought Juno didn’t have a secret of her own, then you were wrong about her, too.

Pretty Little Wife by Darby Kane - Domestic Thriller
Paperback: December 29, 2020

Lila Ridgefield lives in an idyllic college town, but not everything is what it seems. Lila isn't what she seems. A student vanished months ago. Now, Lila's husband, Aaron, is also missing. At first these cases are treated as horrible coincidences until it's discovered the student is really the third of three unexplained disappearances over the last few years. The police are desperate to find the connection, if there even is one. With the small town in an uproar, everyone is worried about the whereabouts of their beloved high school teacher. Everyone except Lila, his wife. She's definitely confused about her missing husband but only because she was the last person to see his body, and now it's gone.

Hardcover: January 5, 2021

The Reddick family patriarch has decided, decades after authorities ended the search for his murdered boy’s body, to lay a headstone. Instead of bringing closure, this decision is the spark that threatens to set Pickard County ablaze. On a fateful night after the memorial service, sheriff’s deputy Harley Jensen tails the youngest Reddick and town miscreant, Paul, through the abandoned farms and homes outside their run-down Nebraska town. The pursuit puts Harley in the path of Pam Reddick, a restless young woman who is drawn to his dark history. Unfolding over six tense days, PICKARD COUNTY ATLAS sets Harley and the Reddicks on a collision course --- propelling them toward an incendiary moment that will either redeem or end them.

The Chanel Sisters by Judithe Little - Historical Fiction
Paperback: December 29, 2020

Abandoned by their family at a young age, Antoinette and Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel have grown up under the guidance of nuns preparing them for simple lives as the wives of tradesmen or shopkeepers. At night, their secret stash of romantic novels and magazine cutouts beneath the floorboards are all they have to keep their dreams of the future alive. The walls of the convent can’t shield them forever, and when they’re finally of age, the Chanel sisters set out together with a fierce determination to prove themselves worthy to a society that has never accepted them. But their lives are again thrown into turmoil when World War I breaks out, forcing them to make irrevocable choices.

Hardcover: December 29, 2020

A mysterious group of detectives recruited for Miss Brickett’s Investigations & Inquiries use their cunning and gadgets to solve crimes that have stumped Scotland Yard. Late one night in April 1958, a filing assistant at Miss Brickett’s receives a letter of warning, detailing a name, a time and a place. She goes to investigate but finds the room empty. At the stroke of midnight, she is murdered by a killer she can’t see --- her death the only sign she wasn’t alone. It becomes chillingly clear that the person responsible must also work for Miss Brickett’s, making everyone a suspect. Marion Lane, a first-year Inquirer-in-training, finds herself drawn ever deeper into the investigation.

Bloodline by Jess Lourey - Psychological Thriller
Paperback: January 1, 2021

Pregnant journalist Joan Harken is cautiously excited to follow her fiancé back to his Minnesota hometown. After spending a childhood on the move and chasing the screams and swirls of news-rich city life, she’s eager to settle down. Lilydale’s motto, “Come Home Forever,” couldn’t be more inviting. And yet, something is off in the picture-perfect village. The friendliness borders on intrusive. Joan can’t shake the feeling that every move she makes is being tracked. An archaic organization still seems to hold the town in thrall. So does the sinister secret of a little boy who vanished decades ago. And unless Joan is imagining things, a frighteningly familiar figure from her past is on watch in the shadows.

Every Last Secret by A. R. Torre - Domestic Thriller
Paperback: December 1, 2020

Cat Winthorpe has worked hard to get what she has: a gorgeous home; social standing; and William, her successful, handsome husband. Then a friendly new couple moves into the estate next door. A life coach with off-the-rack dresses, personal issues and a husband who hasn’t delivered, Neena Ryder is anxious to move up in the world. This beautiful new town is a step in the right direction. It’s also making her aware of what she doesn’t have. Namely, William. When Neena’s infatuation escalates into obsession, it’s just a matter of eliminating a few obstacles to get the life she wants. The life next door. As Neena’s secret fixation grows, so does her friendship with Cat. But beneath their cordial interactions is a wealth of temptations, secrets and toxic jealousy.

Hardcover: December 8, 2020

It all starts on the morning the letter D disappears from language. First, it vanishes from Dhikilo’s parents’ conversation at breakfast, then from the road signs outside and from her school dinners. Soon the local dentist and the neighbor’s dalmatian are missing, and even the Donkey Derby has been called off. Though she doesn’t know why, Dhikilo is summoned to the home of her old history teacher Professor Dodderfield and his faithful Labrador, Nelly Robinson. And this is where our story begins.

Skim Deep by Max Allan Collins - Hard-boiled Mystery/Thriller
Paperback: December 10, 2020

The onetime world-class thief Nolan --- now happily gone straight with his own restaurant/nightclub --- whisks his longtime lover, Sherry, off to Vegas for a trip to a wedding chapel and a honeymoon stay. But an eye-in-the-sky security cam at a casino spots Nolan, whose past catches up with him when he's thought to be casing the joint. An old "friend" sees Nolan as the perfect patsy for a scheme to heist the weekly skim haul, and when the former thief's young frequent accomplice, Jon --- a musician in the casino's house band --- finds the couple mysteriously, suspiciously missing, it's up to Nolan's Best Man to keep wedding bells from tolling a funeral march.