Category Archives: New Adult Books

The Darling Dahlias and the Red Hot Poker

by Susan Wittig Albert

It’s Labor Day weekend, 1935, and members of the Darling Dahlias–the garden club in little Darling, Alabama–are trying to keep their cool at the end of a sizzling summer.  This isn’t easy, though, since there’s a firebug on the loose in Darling.  He–or she!–strikkes without apparent rhyme or reason, and things have gotten to the point where nobody feels safe. 

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The Locked Room

by Elly Griffiths

Pandemic lockdowns have Ruth Galloway feeling isolated from everyone but a new neighbor–until Nelson comes calling, investigating a decades-long string of murder-suicides that’s looming ever closer. 

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Cold Cold Bones

by Kathy Reichs

Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan who, after receiving a box containing a human eyeball, uncovers a series of gruesome killings eerily reenacting the most shocking of her prior cases. 

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Listen to Me

by Tess Gerritsen

Rizzoli & Isles are back!  From NY Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen, this harrowing thriller has Jane and Maura investigating a brutal murder with dire implications, and this time, with Jane’s intrepid mother, Angela, looking into a mystery of her own. 

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Shadow of the Sith

by Adam Christopher

The empire is dead.  Nearly two decades after the Battle of Endor, the tattered remnants of Palpatine’s forces have fled to the farthest reaches of the galaxy.  But for the heroes of the New Republic, danger and loss are ever-present companions, even in this newly forged era of peace. 

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Suspects

by Danielle Steel

A dedicated CIA agent becomes an unexpected ally to a woman haunted by the kidnapping of he family, in this thrilling novel from Danielle Steel.

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The House Across The Lake

by Riley Sager

With his trademark blend of sharp characters, psychological suspense and gasp-worthy twists, Riley Sager’s The House Across the Lake will shock readers until the very last page. 

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The Hotel Nantucket

by Elin Hilderbrand

Fresh off a bad breakup with a longtime boyfriend, Nantucket sweetheart Lizbet Keaton is desperately seeking a second act.  When she’s named the new general manager of the Hotel Nantucket, a once Gilded Age gem turned abandoned eyesore, she hopes that her local expertise and charismatic staff can win the favor of their new London billionaire owner, Xavier Darling, as well as that of Shelly Carpenter, the wildly popular Instagram tastemaker who can help put them back on the map. 

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The Candy House

by Jennifer Egan

From one of the most celebrated writers of our time, a “sibling novel” to her pulitzer Prize winning A Visit from the Goon Squad- a deeply moving novel about the quest for authenticity and meaning in a world where memories and identities are no longer private. 

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Horse

by Geraldine Brooks

A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history:  from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American history Kentucky, 1850.

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