New adult fiction your customers may want

December 9, 2011

December 9, 2011
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
A through H authors
 
American Dervish: A Novel
Akhtar, Ayad
A young Pakistani boy, whose parents left the fundamentalists behind when they came to America, finds transformation and a path to happiness through a family friend, Mina, who shows him the beauty and power of the Quran.
 
Lunatics
Barry, Dave
An uproarious tale told in alternating voices and co-written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and an Emmy Award-winning original Saturday Night Live writer follows the stories of a pet shop owner and a curmudgeon who find themselves on the run from police, terrorists and a pizza chain mascot.
 
The Look of Love
Clark, Mary Jane
On an all-expenses paid trip to a Hollywood Hills luxury spa to create a unique wedding cake, Piper Donovan discovers the gruesome murder of another guest in the second novel in the series following To Have and To Kill.
 
Lothaire
Cole, Kresley
Traces the story of ruthless vampire Lothaire, following his determined pursuit of the Horde’s crown before his efforts are thwarted by Elizabeth Peirce, a mortal who harbors a secret power that will kill her if Lothaire uses it to achieve his goals.
 
No Mark Upon Her
Crombie, Deborah
When an Olympic rowing hopeful and a detective with the Met is found dead in the Thames, Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid, along with his wife and his team, is submerged in a complex case involving political and ethical issues that put both his career and reputation on the line.
 
The Thief
Cussler, Clive / Scott, Justin
On the ocean liner Mauretania, two European scientists with a dramatic new invention are barely rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency’s intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky the second time. The thugs attack again-and this time one of the scientists dies. What are they holding that is so precious? Only something that will revolutionize business and popular culture-and perhaps something more.
 
Gone West: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery
Dunn, Carola
Visiting a former school friend in 1926 Derbyshire, Daisy learns that her friend has been ghost-writing a popular novelist’s most recent, and more successful, works while he succumbs to a suspicious illness, a situation that compels Daisy to investigate members of the writer’s household. By the author of Anthem for Doomed Youth.
 
Mr. Monk on Patrol
Goldberg, Lee
After a string of arrests cripples the local government, the acting mayor of Summit, New Jersey, who is also the chief of police, turns to Adrian Monk to investigate a series of robberies in the 13th book based on the television series.
 
Need You Now
Grippando, James
Patrick Lloyd and his girlfriend Lilly, both hurt by a multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme, must uncover the truth about the evil genius at the heart of the setup in this novel from the best-selling author of Afraid of the Dark.
 
Between Their Worlds
Hendee, Barb
Magiere and Leesil must rescue Wynn Hygeort from her captivity in the Guild of Sagecraft. But Wynn doesn’t want to give up access to the ancient scrolls that may help them locate the last of the magical Orbs coveted by the Ancient Enemy.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
 
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