New Adult Standing Order Fiction

February 26, 2010

February 26, 2010

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram

Titles listed by author

 

Climate of Change
Anthony, Piers
Four fated individuals including a nature empath, a brave woman, a clever inventor and a seductive defender witness key moments in human history that are driven by natural forces that destroy some of the world’s proudest civilizations.
 
Whiplash
Coulter, Catherine
Pulaski uncovers a bombshell-Schiffer Engel’s intentional shortage is bringing in a windfall profit in excess of two billion dollars.  When a top Schiffer Engel employee shows up viciously murdered behind the U.S. headquarters, Sherlock and Savich are called in to lend a hand. The murder of a foreign national on federal land can only mean the German drug company has a secret of epic proportions.
 
The Spy
Cussler, Clive / Scott, Justin
Pre-World War I, an American battleship gun designer dies, and investigator Isaac Bell (The Wrecker) senses it’s not suicide.
 
The Lion
DeMille, Nelson
In this eagerly awaited follow-up to The Lion’s Game, John Corey, former NYPD Homicide detective and special agent for the Anti-Terrorist Task Force, is back. And, unfortunately for Corey, so is Asad Khalil, the notorious Libyan terrorist otherwise known as “The Lion.” Last we heard from him, Khali had claimed to be defecting to the US only to unleash the most horrific reign of terrorism ever to occur on American soil. While Corey and his partner, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, chased him across the country, Khalil methodically eliminated his victims one by one and then disappeared without a trace.
 
Sizzling Sixteen
Evanovich, Janet
Bounty hunter Stephanie is chasing a particularly dangerous quarry. Will Lula’s troubles with a Madoff-like scam distract?
 
The Vigilantes
Griffin, W. E. B. / Butterworth, William E., IV
Bad guys are being murdered in Philadelphia, vigilante groups are claiming responsibility, the police doubt their claims, and the violence is escalating.
 
Return to Sender
Michaels, Fern
Lin Townsend becomes pregnant at 17 and her baby’s father shirks his responsibility, with all her letters to him sent back marked “Return to Sender,” but she perseveres and raises the boy herself, until, 19 years later, she crosses paths with the father, now a millionaire, and soon plots her revenge.
 
Blue Eyed Devil
Parker, Robert B.
Refusing recruitment by ambitious new chief Amos Callico, itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch protect local merchants who the chief is harassing for protection money, a situation that escalates to the shooting of a politically connected landowner’s son.
 
Twilight’s Serenade
Peterson, Tracie 
Britta Lindquist left Sitka six years ago in an attempt to distance herself from the love of her life, Yuri Belikov. Upon her return, she finds Yuri absent and his wife about to deliver a child. When tragic circumstances ensue, Britta suddenly finds herself caring for Yuri’s children–and her life intertwining with the man she’s tried so hard to forget.
 
Storm Prey
Sandford, John
Witnessing a robbery gone wrong that has caused the death of a pharmacy employee, Lucas Davenport’s surgeon wife, Weather Karkinnen, is targeted by the thieves when they become fearful that she can identify them.
 
Burnt Mountain
Siddons, Anne Rivers
Born to a wealthy family in Middletown, Georgia, the only place tomboy Thayer Wentworth felt at home was at her summer camp — Camp Greyledge on Burnt Mountain in North Georgia. It was there that she came alive and where she met Nick Abrams, her first love…and first heartbreak.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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