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Anderson, Kevin J.

Release Date: May 1, 2018


In a new 1803, young Meriwether Lewis is commissioned by old wizard Benjamin Franklin to embark on an extraordinary voyage of exploration through the Arcane Territories, to meet and document the indigenous tribes, to find a route all the way to the Pacific Ocean and to stop the growing evil that is filling the American West.

Andrews, Mary Kay

Release Date: May 8, 2018

The High Tide Club

Hired by a millionaire from a vast barrier island home, an attorney learns the story of the new client’s now-deceased friends, her determination to protect the land, clues about an unsolved murder, and her plans for heirs and descendants.

Atkins, Ace

Release Date: May 1, 2018

Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic

After a Boston journalist receives paint chips from a painting stolen decades earlier, private investigator Spenser enters the shady world of black market art dealers, aged Mafia bosses, and vendettas in hopes of locating it.

Bell, Ted

Release Date: May 1, 2018


After his son is kidnapped while on vacation in the Swiss Alps, counterspy Alex Hawke calls on his trusted colleagues and recruits a top hostage rescue team, but an unexpected threat complicates their mission.

Bond, Larry

Release Date: May 29, 2018

Arctic Gambit

After an American submarine is sunk in the waters outside Russia, Commodore Jerry Mitchell must find a way to destroy a new stealthy Russian weapon and avoid a nuclear catastrophe.

Brown, Rita Mae

Release Date: May 29, 2018

Probable Claws

Outraged by the brazen murder, Harry begins to burrow into her friend’s past-and unearths a pattern of destructive greed reaching far back into Virginia’s post-Revolutionary history. When Harry finds incriminating evidence, the killer strikes again.

Cussler, Clive

Release Date: May 29, 2018

The Gray Ghost

The grandson of a man who was wrongly accused of stealing a recovered Rolls Royce prototype a century earlier hires husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo to solve the mystery and clear his grandfather’s name.

Dailey, Janet

Release Date: May 29, 2018

My Kind of Christmas

Travis Morgan is not crazy about moving back to Branding Iron, Texas, to run an abandoned ranch he inherited, until he meets the town’s sweetly stubborn mayor, Maggie Delaney.

Evans, Richard Paul

Release Date: May 1, 2018

The Forgotten Road

With everyone believing he died in a plane crash, Chicago celebrity Charles James re-evaluates his life after narrowly escaping death and decides to walk from Chicago to California, where he hopes to rekindle his relationship with his ex-wife.

Fletcher, Jessica

Release Date: May 1, 2018

A Date with Murder

The stakes have never been this high as Jessica finds herself being stalked by the killer she is trying to catch. She must now set the perfect trap to avoid her very own date with murder.

Frank, Dorothea Benton

Release Date: May 15, 2018

By Invitation Only

A young, sophisticated Chicago woman falls for the owner of a farm on Johns Island, a lush low country paradise off the coast of South Carolina, and trades the bustle of cosmopolitan city life for the vagaries of a small Southern community.

Graham, Heather

Release Date: May 29, 2018

Fade to Black

Using her fame as a cult TV star to launch a dream project in children’s theater, Marnie witnesses the brazen murder of a co-star at the hands of a killer who seems to vanish into thin air, a crime that compels her partnership with a private investigator, the son of famous Hollywood actors, to counter an adversary who makes her doubt her own senses.

Haines, Carolyn

Release Date: May 15, 2018

Charmed Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

When the town of Zinnia, Mississippi, hires private detective Sarah Booth Delaney to stop three Wiccan sisters from opening a school, the case is complicated by the death of their landlord and reclusive artist Trevor Musgrove.

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

Release Date: May 8, 2018

Death Doesn’t Bargain

When Kalder, a member of a the world’s cruelest mer-race, sacrifices himself to rescue his crew and lands in the merciless hands of a world-destroying demon, Hellchaser Cameron Jack considers an act of even worse evil to secure Kalder’s freedom.

King, Stephen

Release Date: May 22, 2018

The Outsider

When a young boy’s body is found in the town park, Detective Ralph Anderson finds the evidence and the witnesses all pointing to one of the city’s most popular citizens.

Kingsbury, Karen

Release Date: May 29, 2018

To the Moon and Back 

Ashley’s family is skeptical, but she pushes them to support her efforts to find the girl and bring them together. But will it work? Will her husband, Landon, understand her intentions? And is a shared heartache enough reason to fall in love?

Koontz, Dean R.

Release Date: May 8, 2018

The Crooked Staircase

Rogue FBI agent Jane Hawk tracks a powerful Department of Justice operative at the center of a high-tech conspiracy that killed her husband and now threatens those closest to her as part of an agenda to seize power.

Palahniuk, Chuck

Release Date: May 1, 2018

Adjustment Day

As the politicians bring the nation to the brink of war, a mysterious book appears offering directives and carrying wisdom to prepare people for Adjustment Day.

Patterson, James

Release Date: May 15, 2018

Princess: Library Edition 

The Princess needs Morgan’s skills, and his discretion. Sophie Edwards, a close friend of the Princess, has gone missing. She needs to be found before the media become aware of it.

Pronzini, Bill

Release Date: May 8, 2018

Give-a-Damn Jones

A free-spirited itinerant typographer who hates both his nickname and the rumors attributed to his character arrives in a small Montana town rife with tensions related to a convict’s efforts to prove his innocence, a cattleman’s demand for respect, a snooping firebrand editor and a feud between a wily dentist and a violent blacksmith.

Quick, Amanda

Release Date: May 8, 2018

The Other Lady Vanishes

Escaping from a sanitarium and taking a job at a tea shop in a 1930s California seaside resort town, Adelaide bonds with a man hiding as a widower before a local con artist’s murder draws them into the shadowy underground.

Roberts, Nora

Release Date: May 29, 2018

Shelter in Place

After surviving a mass shooting at a movie theater a group of survivors navigate trauma and recovery.

Steel, Danielle

Release Date: May 15, 2018

The Cast

When Kait Whittier teams up with producer Zack Winter to launch a television series, she finds a second family among the cast and crew, but in the midst of it all Kait is forced to confront the greatest challenge a mother can ever know.

Thompson, Victoria

Release Date: May 1, 2018

Murder on Union Square

After taking the risk to pay Catherine’s legal father, Parnell Vaughn an unsuccessful actor, to relinquish his rights, Frank and Sarah find themselves investigating his murder.

Trollope, Joanna

Release Date: May 1, 2018

An Unsuitable Match

A second marriage between two people who are head-over-heels in love with each other is tested by the challenges of their blended family, from a daughter who resolves to protect her mother from harm and young twins who need constant attention to two grown children who need extra love and support through difficult times.