New Adult Fiction Standing Order

December 3, 2010

December 3, 2010
Annotation from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
The Sentry
Crais, Robert
Dru Rayne and her uncle fled to L.A. after Hurricane Katrina; but now, five years later, they face a different danger. When Joe Pike witnesses Dru’s uncle beaten by a protection gang, he offers his help, but neither of them want it-and neither do the federal agents mysteriously watching them.
 
The Jungle
Cussler, Clive / Du Brul, Jack B.
Jungles come in many forms. There are the steamy rain forests of the Burmese highlands. There are the lies and betrayals of the world of covert operations. And there are the dark and twisted thoughts of a man bent on near-global domination. To pull off their latest mission, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon must survive them all.
 
In Too Deep
Krentz, Jayne Ann
Hiring the troubled Isabella to be his assistant, paranormal investigator Fallon Jones is drawn into his new town’s secret history when a routine case reveals unsettling truths about Isabella’s family and unearths an antique clock infused with dark energy. By the best-selling author of the Dreamlight Trilogy.
 
The Judgment
Lewis, Beverly
Rose Kauffman is engaged to Silas Good, a well-liked Amish fellow, so why does she still pine for Nick Franco, the former foster son of the bishop?  Meanwhile, Rose’s older sister, Hen, has returned to live at her parents’ farm with her young daughter. Hen and her modern husband, Brandon, are separated by mutual agreement, although he is threatening to sue for custody of their daughter if Hen does not return soon.  Is there any way Hen can reestablish her place among the People without sacrificing her marriage?
 
Catacombs: A Tale of the Barque Cats
McCaffrey, Anne / Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann
A sequel to Catalyst continues the efforts of young spacefarer Jubal and his telepathic cat Chester, who follow the enigmatic feline Pshaw-Ra on a journey to his cat-worshipping home planet, where the Barque Cats seek sanctuary. Co-written by the Nebula Award-winning author of The Healer’s War.
 
Treachery in Death
Robb, J. D.
Investigating the senseless killing of an elderly man by three drug-addled punks, Peabody tackles the case as a new primary detective before stumbling on an operation by two corrupt fellow officers who have just committed a murder. By the author of Indulgence in Death.
 
Strategic Moves
Woods, Stuart
Hand-picked by a million-dollar client for his undercover dealings with MI6, Stone Barrington is made a partner at the Woodman & Weld law firm before learning that the lucrative new client may be a Bernie Madoff in disguise. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Lucid Intervals.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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