Category Archives: New Adult Books

Death In Focus

By Anne Perry

In the start of an all-new mystery series set in pre-World War II Europe, an intrepid young photographer carries her dead lover’s final, world-shattering message into the heart of Berlin as Hitler ascends to power. 

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The Timepiece

By Beverly Lewis

As the only daughter, Sylvia Miller has always held a special place in her Old Order family, one Adeline Pelham jeopardizes when she shows up at the Miller’s Hickory Hollow farm.  It isn’t that Adeline means to be a threat, but her very existence is a reminder of the painful secret that has so recently upended the Miller household. 

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The Institute

By Stephen King

As psychically terrifying as Firestarter, and with the spectacular kid power of it, The Institute is Stephen King’s gut-wrenchingly dramatic story of good vs. evil in a world where the good guys don’t alway win. 

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Killer Instinct

By James Patterson

Dr. Dylan Reinhart and Det. Elizabeth Needham reunite when terror again hits New York City.  As a name on the casualty list brings back shadows from Dylan’s past, Elizabeth draws the attention of the perpetrator when she’s praised for her heroism during the attack.

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Akin

By Emma Donoghue

A retired New York professor’s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great-nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother’s wartime secrets. 

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The Testaments

By Margaret Atwood

When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her–freedom, prison or death.  With the Testaments, the wait is over. 

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This Tender Land

By William Kent Krueger

1932, Minnesota–the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children are sent to be educated.  It is also home to an orphan named Odie O’Banion.  Forced to flee, he and his brother Albert, their best friend Mose, and a brokenhearted little girl named Emmy steal away in a canoe, heading for the mighty Mississippi and a place to call their own.  Over the course of one unforgettable summer, these four orphans will journey into the unknown and cross paths with others.  With the feel of a modern classic, This Tender Land shows how the magnificent American landscape connects us all, haunts our dreams, and makes us whole. 

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The Long Call

By Ann Cleeves

In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father’s funeral takes place.  Once loved and cherished, the day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up in, he lost his family too. Now a case calls Matthew back into the community he thought he had left behind, as deadly secrets hidden at its heart are revealed, and his past and present collide. 

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