New Adult Standing Order Fiction

June 3, 2010

June 3, 2010

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram

 

 

 

Blockade Billy

King, Stephen

A retired coach recounts the story of “Blockade Billy” Blakely, known for his skills as a catcher and also as a formidable batter, the only player to have his record erased from baseball history, and his time with the New Jersey Titans.

 

Cross Roads

Michaels, Fern

The women of the Sisterhood reunite in the United States, where they face a difficult choice–complete another hazardous vigilante mission or try to outwit powerful adversaries who will do anything to get what they want.

 

Dragongirl

McCaffrey, Todd J.

Returning from a three-year visit to a past world where she worked to heal sick and injured dragons, Fiona, rider of the gold queen dragon Talenth, struggles to balance responsibility and ambition when the dragons of her own time begin falling ill.

 

Hangman: A Decker/Lazarus Novel

Kellerman, Faye

LAPD Lieutenant, Peter Decker reluctantly agrees to do a big favor for old friend, Teresa McLaughlin, but when she and her husband disappear, Decker’s search is interrupted by the gruesome murder of a young health care worker.

 

Ice Cold

Gerritsen, Tess

Stranded with her traveling companions in an eerily deserted Wyoming village during a blizzard, Maura discovers that they are being watched and pursues help when a party member is injured, an effort that turns nightmarish when she is abducted into the woods.

 

Live to Tell

Gardner, Lisa

Investigating the murder of an entire family that initially appears to be a senseless act of violence, Detective D. D. Warren uncovers disturbingly personal ties to the case that push her to the edges of her sanity.

 

Queen of the Night

Jance, Judith A.

Border patrolman Dan Pardee and Pima County homicide investigator Brian Fellows chase an elusive criminal, helped by members of the Tohono O’odham Nation, while retired homicide detective Brandon Walker takes on a cold case involving an Arizona State University coed killed years ago. Obviously, these cases will connect.

 

Scarlet Nights

Deveraux, Jude

When a handsome undercover cop informs her that her fiancé© is actually a con man using her for a potentially lucrative heist, a terrified Sara is forced to pretend she is still committed to the relationship in order to survive and help the investigation.

 

The Sleeping Beauty

Lackey, Mercedes

The fifth book in the magical Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms series finds princess Rosamund, after being chased by a murderous huntsman and captured by dwarves, agreeing to be the guinea pig in one of her step-mother’s risky incantations to save her kingdom from invasion.

 

That Perfect Someone

Lindsey, Johanna

Having returned from the high seas after dodging the fiancée his greedy father, the Earl of Manford, wanted him to marry, Richard Allen crosses paths with his furious fiancée and must flee with her on an ocean voyage once the Earl learns his son is alive.

 

Tough Customer: A Novel

Brown, Sandra

 Entreated by his former lover, Dodge, to help protect her daughter from a depraved man who has been stalking her, staff investigator Derek Mitchell teams up with a small-town sheriff and enlists methods from his own shady past to find answers.

 

Posted by Jenifer Brown

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