New Adult Fiction Standing Order

February 24, 2012

February 24, 2012
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
Listed by author
 
The Innocent
Baldacci, David
Will Robie, a freelance hitman working for the U.S. government, rescues a teenage girl whose parents’ disappearance may be linked to a vast, high-level cover-up in this new thriller from theNew York Timesbest-selling author ofOne Summer.
 
Letter from a Stranger
Bradford, Barbara Taylor
After Justine Nolan discovers that her mother has been pretending that Justine’s favorite grandmother has been dead for 10 years, she embarks on a search that takes her to Istanbul, where she discovers family secrets that go all the way back to World War II–and a chance to follow the true desires in her heart.
 
Gypped
Clark, Carol Higgins
Vacationing in California while her new husband, Jack, attends a business conference, private investigator Regan Reilly checks out a vegan family friend’s concerns about an unscrupulous investment manager and uncovers a vast scam extending throughout the California coast. By the award-winning author ofWrecked.
 
The Lost Years
Clark, Mary Higgins
When an aging biblical scholar is fatally shot after revealing his possession of a unique parchment believed to have been written by Jesus, Father Aiden O’Brien investigates the victim’s suspicions that a close friend was responsible, a case that is complicated by circumstances implicating the man’s Alzheimer’s victim wife.
 
A Searing Wind
Gear, W. Michael / Gear, Kathleen O’Neal
A latest entry in the series that began with Coming of the Storm and Fire the Sky finds a returned Black Shell preparing to lead a small band of warriors to kill the Kristianos, while explorer Hernando de Soto tricks the ancient Nations into slavery through his lies and ambition for gold.
 
Calico Joe
Grisham, John
It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and headed for home. The next day, Jim Hickman, the first baseman for the Cubs, injured his back. The team suddenly needed someone to play first, so they reached down to their AA club in Midland, Texas, and called up a twenty-one-year-old named Joe Castle. He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz.
 
Born of Silence
Kenyon, Sherrilyn
Vowing to destroy his father’s killer while outmaneuvering alter ego Kere, Darling Cruel, a dictator member of an elite ruling family, is shattered when Resistance leader Zarya, his most trusted ally, turns a specially designed weapon against Darling’s family in her effort to rekindle his humanity.
 
The Wind Through the Keyhole
King, Stephen
Returns to the rich landscape of Mid-World in a story within a story about gunslinger Roland Deschain, who while investigating a murderous shape-shifter interviews a terrified teen who has witnessed the creature’s most recent killing.
 
The Fiddler
Lewis, Beverly
When 24-year-old Amelia “Amy” DeVries, thoroughly modern and disillusioned, sets out on a road trip through the Pennsylvania mountains, she unexpectedly meets an Amish man–and community–that changes her life forever.
 
11th Hour
Patterson, James / Paetro, Maxine
Investigating the murder of a millionaire who was killed with a weapon linked to the deaths of four San Francisco criminals, pregnant detective Lindsay Boxer is horrified to realize that the killer could be among her closest friends. Co-written by the Edgar Award-winning author of the Alex Cross series.
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