New Standing Order Fiction

March 14, 2012

Wednesday, March 15, 2012
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
Listed by Author
 
The Proposal
Balogh, Mary
Believing her romantic prospects are over after losing her husband in an accident and suffering a fall that leaves her with a limp, young Lady Gwendoline strives to be happy for others and finds an unexpected second chance at love. By the best-selling author of the Huxtable series.
 
The Columbus Affair
Berry, Steve
When his beloved daughter falls in the clutches of a ruthless zealot, disgraced journalist Tom Sagan risks everything to embark on a perilous quest from Florida through Prague to Jamaica in search of an invaluable historical treasure. By the best-selling author ofThe Jefferson Key.
 
The Storm
Cussler, Clive
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, a NUMA research vessel is taking water samples at sunset, when a crew member spots a sheen of black oil ahead of them. But it is not oil. Like a horde of army ants, a swarm of black particles suddenly attacks the ship, killing everyone aboard, while the ship itself goes up in flames.
 
Beautiful Sacrifice
Lowell, Elizabeth
Houston-based archeologist Lina Taylor and former Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Hunter Johnson join forces to locate four ancient Mayan artifacts that turned up during a drug bust and then vanished. Clues point variously to grave robbers trying to sell the valuable pieces on the black market, narco lords using them in ritual killings, the revival of an ancient cult, and Lina’s own shady aristocratic family in Mexico.
 
Breaking News
Michaels, Fern
From the author ofDeadlinecomes a new book in the Godmothers series, in a special hardcover edition for libraries.
 
The Risk Agent
Pearson, Ridley
A Chinese National working for an American-owned construction company is grabbed off the streets of Shanghai in broad daylight. His one-man security detail goes missing as well.  Rutherford Risk is a firm specializing in extraction: the negotiation for, and the recovery of hostages. Private investigation is illegal in today’s China. Operating within her borders will be difficult at best.
 
Dorchester Terrace: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Perry, Anne
Investigating his own men when evidence of a mole within the Special Branch is discovered, newly promoted Thomas Pitt realizes that he cannot trust anyone; while his boss, Victor Narrawy, learns that Charlotte’s aunt’s friend might have unearthed war-provoking secrets. By the author of the William Monk series.
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