Category Archives: New Adult Books

A Higher Loyalty

By James Comey

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest – stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions.  His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

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The Fallen

By David Baldacci

Decker and his journalist friend Alex Jamison are visiting the home of Alex’s sister in Barronville, a small town in western PA that has been hit hard economically.  When Decker is out on the rear deck of the house talking with Alex’s niece, he notices flickering lights and then a spark of flame in the window of the house across the way.  When he goes to investigate he finds two dead bodies inside and it’s not clear how either man died.  But this is only the tip of the iceberg.  There’s something going on in Barronville that might be the canary in the coal mine for the rest of the country.  Faced with a stonewalling local police force, and roadblocks put up by unseen forces, Decker and Jamison must pull out all the stops to solve the case.  and even Decker’s infallible memory may not be enough to save them.

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The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse

By Alexander McCall Smith

Val Eliot, a land girl working on an English farm during the war, finds herself in charge of protecting a rescued border collie named Peter Woodhouse.  When Val meets Mike, an American air force pilot, she realizes that the safest place for the little dog is alongside Mike at the base. Peter Woodhouse accompanies the officers on their missions– until disaster jeopardizes the future of them all.

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The Thief

By J.R. Ward

New enemies rise and desire burns in the next thrilling novel of the # 1 N.Y. Times bestselling paranormal romance series the Black Dagger Brotherhood.

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Blood Moon

By John Sedwick

This sweeping American epic reveals one of the greatest untold stories of the nineteenth century: the fierce rivalry between two great Cherokee chiefs that led to war, forced migration, and the devastation of a once-proud nation.

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To Die But Once

By Jacqueline Winspear

Spring 1940.  With Britons facing what has become known as “the Bore War”–nothing much seems to have happened yet–Maisie Dobbs is asked to investigate the disappearance of a local lad, a young apprentice craftsman working on a “hush-hush” government contract.  As Maisie’s inquiry reveals a possible link to the London underworld, another mother is worried about a missing son–but this time the boy in question is one beloved by Maisie.

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Faith: A Journey for All

By Jimmy Carter

In an intensely personal recollection, Jimmy Carter describes his encounter with faith and how it has sustained him in both happiness and disappointment.  Quoting eminent Protestant theologians, he describes his belief in religious freedom, moral politics, and the place of prayer in his daily life.

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The River House

By Carla Neggers

In this charming novel about the search for love, home and family, New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers takes readers on a jouney to an irrestible town they’ll want to return to over and over again.

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The Temptation of Forgiveness

By Donna Leon

In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling series, a suspicious accident leads Comissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a lonstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences.

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Red Alert

By James Patterson & Marshall Karp

The richest of New York’s rich gather at the Pierre’s Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate.  The mayor-with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security–is on hand to applaud the Silver Bullet foundation’s new plan for public housing.  A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11.  Is the explosion and act of terrorism–or a homicide?

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