New Adult Fiction Standing Order

December 17, 2010

December 17, 2010
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
Halo: Cryptum
Bear, Greg
A first installment in a planned trilogy set in the universe of the best-selling series by the Hugo Award and Nebula Award-winning author of Mariposa focuses on the ancient engineering race of the Forerunners to reveal the sources of their technological mastery and elevation to god status by the Covenant.
 
The Lost Gate
Card, Orson Scott
Raised in a family where his cousins and he are directed to read a secret library of books written in a strange language, Dan North discovers that he is a member of an exiled clan of mages and that his birth has reignited a war. By the best-selling author of Ender’s Game.
 
Live Wire
Coben, Harlan
When a pregnant tennis star reports that her rock-artist husband has gone missing amid scandalous rumors, Myron Bolitar is forced to confront deep secrets about his client’s past while struggling with fatherhood roles in his personal life. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Caught.
 
Silent Mercy
Fairstein, Linda A.
Investigating the murders of two women whose bodies were left in houses of worship, prosecutor Alexandra Cooper rules out initial suspicions about hate crimes and begins a race against time to prevent further killings. By the best-selling author of Hell Gate.
 
The Red Garden
Hoffman, Alice
Traces the multi-generational story of wintry Blackwell town through the experiences of such characters as a wounded Civil War solider who is saved by a passionate neighbor and a woman who meets a fiercely human historical figure. By the best-selling author of The Third Angel.
 
Home Free
Michaels, Fern
From the best-selling author of Déjà Vu comes a new book in the Sisterhood series, in a hardcover edition for library customers only.
 
Heartwood: A Novel
Plain, Belva
A sequel to Evergreen finds septuagenarian Iris Stern questioning her beliefs about what it means to be a woman and a wife when her daughter’s marriage crumbles, an event that is complicated by the revelation of a dark family secret. By the best-selling author of Crossroads.
 
Though Not Dead: A Kate Shugak Novel
Stabenow, Dana
Inheriting a homestead from her late uncle, a stunned Kate Shugak receives a cryptic letter from him imploring her to discover his father’s fate, a mystery involving a priceless tribal artifact for which Kate is targeted by murderous attacks. By the Edgar Award-winning author of A Night Too Dark.
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