New Adult Standing Order Fiction

April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010

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Titles listed by author

A Secret Affair
Balogh, Mary
A final installment in the best-selling series that includes Seducing an Angel focuses on darkly mysterious cousin Constantine, who finds unexpected love when a passionate woman compels him to question his life of solitude.
 
Insatiable
Cabot, Meg
In a modern-day sequel to Dracula, Meena Harper has the ability to foresee how people are going die, but this precognition only works on other people, not Meena herself, leaving her vulnerable once she begins to fall in love with a vampire.
 
61 Hours
Child, Lee
In a latest work by the Anthony Award-winning author of the best-selling Gone Tomorrow, Reacher arrives accidentally in a small South Dakota town, where during a dangerous winter storm he is enlisted to protect a lone witness who local police hope can help convict a brutal crime ring.
 
Cure
Cook, Robin
Back at work after her son’s near-fatal illness, New York City medical examiner Laurie Montgomery must investigate the death of CIA agent Kevin Markham. Alas, the toxicology report doesn’t back up her suspicion that he’s been poisoned. Cook retreats from the mystical bent of his latest, Intervention, to the secure ground of those major medical thrillers he’s been pushing out since his genre-defining Coma.
 
Work Song
Doig, Ivan
A sequel to The Whistling Season finds itinerant schoolteacher Morrie journeying to 1919 Butte in the hopes of making his fortune in copper mining but finding instead a rich assortment of local characters before an encounter with a former student leads to a violent union uprising.
 
Bullet
Hamilton, Laurell K.
The triumvirate created by master vampire Jean-Claude, necromancer Anita Blake, and werewolf Richard Zeeman has made Jean-Claude one of the most powerful vampires in the U.S. He’s consolidating power in himself and those loyal to him, doing in America what Belle Morte did in Europe. Jean-Claude’s motives may be kinder, but as any lawyer will say: motives matter, but you’re just as dead.
 
Much Fall of Blood
Lackey, Mercedes / Flint, Eric / Freer, Dave
Prince Manfred and his warrior bodyguard Erik get caught up in a Civil War involving the Mongol’s Golden Horde, the magical forces of Valahia, a captive prince named Vlad, and wolflike beings disguised as gypsies.
 
Edge of Apocalypse
LaHaye, Tim / Parshall, Craig
Joshua Jordan’s new weapons defense system will secure America against an array of new enemies, but as world events begin setting the stage for the “end of days” foretold in Revelation, Jordan must weigh the personal price he must pay to save the nation he loves.
 
Death Echo
Lowell, Elizabeth
Ex-CIA agent Emma Cross and former special forces member Mackenzie Durand must put aside their differences if they are ever going to join forces to take down a formidable international crime network.
 
Supreme Justice
Margolin, Phillip
Attorney Brad Miller, FBI agent Keith Evans and private investigator Dana Cutler try to untangle a five-year-old case involving a ghost ship and the President’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
 
The Rule of Nine: A Paul Madriani Novel
Martini, Steve
After a career terrorist threatens to destroy the Supreme Court in a single horrible act, defense attorney Paul Madriani must put his life on the line in order to stop the sinister deed before it comes to fruition.
 
The Postcard Killers
Patterson, James / Marklund, Liza
Kanon’s daughter, Kimmy, and her boyfriend were murdered while on vacation in Rome. Since then, young couples in Paris, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, and Stockholm have been found dead. Little connects the murders, other than a postcard to the local newspaper that precedes each new victim.
 
Private
Patterson, James / Paetro, Maxine
In a thriller already in development as a major television series, former CIA agent Jack Morgan inherits his father’s elite LA detective agency and along with it such cases as an NFL gambling scandal, 18 unsolved schoolgirl slayings and the murder of his best-friend’s wife.
 
In the Name of Honor
Patterson, Richard North
Two prestigious military families are shattered when general’s son Brian, a traumatized Iraq veteran, shoots and kills his former commanding officer under circumstances he claims were in self-defense, a case that also calls the victim’s wife into question.
 
In Harm’s Way
Pearson, Ridley
Sun Valley sheriff Walt Fleming’s budding relationship with photographer Fiona Kenshaw hits a rough patch after Fiona is involved in a heroic river rescue and she attempts to duck the press. Despite her job and her laudable actions, she begs Walt to keep her photo out of the paper, avoiding him when he can’t.
 
Shameless
Robards, Karen
Known as a heartbreaker after breaking three prior engagements in her search for true love, beautiful Beth Banning falls victim to a vengeful scheme on the part of her last jilted fiance, a plot that is foiled when the victim frees herself and turns the tables on her seductive kidnapper.
 
The Search
Roberts, Nora
“Hiding behind a seemingly idyllic existence her traumatic past as a serial murderer’s only survivor, canine search-and-rescue volunteer Fiona finds her solitude upended by her work with a wild puppy and its reluctant artist owner, a relationship that is overshadowed by a violent copycat killer.
 
Family Ties
Steel, Danielle
Years after gaining unexpected custody of her sister’s three small children, a woman experiences emotional division when the grown children choose very different paths in life, in a tale set in Manhattan, Paris and Tehran.
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