New Titles for Adult Fiction Standing Order

June 1, 2012

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Listed by Author
Thirteen
Armstrong, Kelley
A long-awaited conclusion to the Otherworld series finds Savannah Levine emerging from the rescue of her half-brother and summoning formidable powers to halt a supernatural war that is being complicated by the forces of heaven and hell.
 
The Sandcastle Girls
Bohjalian, Christopher A.
A historical love story inspired by the author’s Armenian heritage finds early 20th-century nurse Elizabeth Endicott arriving in Syria to help deliver food and medical aid to genocide refugees, a volunteer service during which she exchanges letters with an Armenian engineer and widower. By the best-selling author of Midwives.
 
Wards of Faerie: The Dark Legacy of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
When the world was young, and its name was Faerie, the power of magic ruled and the Elfstones warded the race of Elves and their lands, keeping evil at bay. But when an Elven girl fell hopelessly in love with a Darkling boy of the Void, he carried away more than her heart.
 
Sneaky Pie for President
Brown, Rita Mae
A special addition to the best-selling series, written from Sneaky Pie’s perspective, finds the intrepid feline sleuth temporarily halting her busy writing career to run for President, a campaign marked by a revolutionary animal-rights agenda and a frisky flock of prospective cabinet members. By the author of The Big Cat Nap.
 
Earth Unaware
Card, Orson Scott / Johnston, Aaron
Struggling with outdated systems and claim-jumping corporate interests in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, a family on board the cramped mining ship El Cavador spots a rapidly approaching object moving toward the solar system that triggers a first catastrophic Formic War. By the creators of Invasive Procedures.
 
The Bartender’s Tale
Doig, Ivan
Running a venerable bar in 1960 Montana while raising his 12-year-old son, single father Tom Harry finds his world upended by the arrival of a woman from his past and her beatnik daughter, who claims Tom as her father and upends the town with her passionate and pretentious modern views. By the National Book Award finalist author of Work Song.
 
Sweet Talk
Garwood, Julie
When his carefully planned FBI sting is foiled by IRS attorney Olivia MacKenzie’s efforts to untangle an elaborate Ponzi scheme, agent Grayson Kincaid becomes the woman’s protector against dangerous and corrupt adversaries. By the best-selling author of The Ideal Man.
 
Last to Die
Gerritsen, Tess
Visiting 16-year-old “Rat” Perkins at isolated Evenson boarding school, Maura Isles is astonished to learn that all of his classmates are survivors of violence and are being instructed in scientific detective skills, a discovery that coincides with Jane Rizzoli’s investigation into the murder of a boy’s foster family. By the best-selling author of The Silent Girl.
 
The Spymasters: A Men at War Novel
Griffin, W. E. B. / Butterworth, William E., IV
Tapped by FDR to assist the Allies’ threatened efforts to secure France and build an atomic bomb, OSS spy chief Wild Bill Donovan and top agent Dick Canidy coordinate a sabotage mission targeting Germany’s aerial torpedo munitions while countering a mole who is leaking Manhattan Project secrets to the Soviets. By the best-selling authors of Victory and Honor. 
Posted by Jenifer Brown 
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