New Adult Standing Order Fiction

June 19, 2012

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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Struggling with outdated systems and claim-jumping corporate interests in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, a family on board the cramped mining ship El Cavador spots a rapidly approaching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 catastrophic war.
Time Untime
Kenyon, Sherrilyn
A latest installment in the best-selling series finds Kateria Avani driven by a lifetime of perplexing dreams to Las Vegas, where she meets a compellingly familiar warrior who has returned from the dead to prevent the fulfillment of a prophecy that could end the world.
Odd Apocalypse
Koontz, Dean R.
A return to the popular world of Odd Thomas, timed in advance of a much-anticipated film starring Koontz’s beloved character, finds Odd confronting deadly adversaries in a decaying estate. By the best-selling author of Odd Hours.
Patterson, James / Ledwidge, Michael
As coordinated attacks by animals against humans increase and escalate, a young biologist and an ecologist warn world leaders that soon there will be nowhere left for humans to hide in this new novel from the authors of I, Michael Bennett.
A Sunless Sea
Perry, Anne
A latest installment in the popular Victorian mystery series by the author of Acceptable Loss finds Monk discovering a shocking truth while investigating the murder of a high-end prostitute with ties to an opium-dispensing doctor’s widow.
Bones Are Forever
Reichs, Kathy
A latest entry in the best-selling series by the award-winning author of Daja Dead finds forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan examining the bodies of three babies while Detective Ryan investigates their mother in a case with ties to the high-stakes world of diamond mining.
The St. Zita Society
Rendell, Ruth
The psychologically charged affairs between residents and servants on a posh London street escalate to violence involving a handsome valet who is sleeping with a lord’s wife and daughter, an au pair who accepts fees for aiding her mistress’ affair and disturbed gardener who believes he is receiving instructions from a god on his cellphone. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Tigerlily’s Orchids.
The Last Victim
Robards, Karen
Investigating the brutal murders of two vacationing families in sunny Virginia Beach, FBI agents Ryan Sinclair and Buzz Crane suspect the work of a notorious serial killer and tap the skills of preeminent clinical expert Charlotte Stone, who is also the culprit’s only known survivor. By the best-selling author of Justice.
Delusion in Death
Robb, J. D.
When an everyday downtown bar erupts in sudden violence that leaves 80 people dead, lieutenant Eve Dallas discovers that the bar’s patrons were exposed to a lethal cocktail of chemicals and illegal drugs that a sinister killer administered through an airborne method. By the best-selling author of New York to Dallas.
Black List
Thor, Brad
When his name is added to a secret government list of individuals slated for assassination, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath engages in a high-stakes game of survival while struggling to prevent a terrorist attack and learn who has framed him for treason.
The Next Best Thing
Weiner, Jennifer
Believing she is realizing her dreams when her sitcom is bought, television writer Ruth Saunders finds her happiness threatened by demanding actors and executives as well as an unrequited crush on her boss and her septuagenarian grandmother’s upcoming wedding.
Severe Clear
Woods, Stuart
Overseeing the grand opening of an ultra-luxury hotel on the grounds of his late wife’s Bel-Air mansion, Stone Barrington presides over a star-studded gala attended by socialites, royalty and billionaires and is compelled to call in favors by friends in the CIA when the NSA receives intelligence that the affair has attracted the attention of international terrorists. 
Posted by Jenifer Brown 

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