New Adult Fiction Standing Order Fiction

October 23, 2012

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Cold Days: A Novel of the Dresden Files
Butcher, Jim
After being murdered by a mystery assailant, navigating his way through the realm between life and death, and being brought back to the mortal world, Harry realizes that maybe death wasn’t all that bad because he is no longer Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard.  Beset by enemies new and old, Harry must gather his friends and allies, prevent the annihilation of countless innocents, and find a way out of his eternal subservience before his newfound powers claim the only thing he has left to call his own -His soul.
 
Threat Vector
Clancy, Tom / Greaney, Mark
Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People’s Republic of China has left President Wei Zhen Lin with no choice but to agree with the expansionist policies of General Su Ke Qiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan.
 
Suspect
Crais, Robert
LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well. Eight months ago, a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty until he meets his new partner.  Maggie is not doing so well, either. A German shepherd who survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before losing her handler to an IED, her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s.
 
The Alpine Xanadu: An Emma Lord Mystery
Daheim, Mary
A new exhilarating installment in Mary Daheim’s beloved and long-running small-town murder mystery series set in Alpine, Washington, and featuring unforgettable newspaper editor Emma Lord.  Winter in the small mountain aerie of Alpine should be as quiet as new-fallen snow on the Cascades, but from the Grocery Basket to the Venison Inn, the town is humming.  Featuring beloved characters from the series alongside some sinister new ones not to mention a mystery that will shake Alpine to its core.
 
The 9th Girl
Hoag, Tami
The ninth unidentified body to turn up in Minneapolis in 2012 is nicknamed Jane Doe 9. Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska take on the case and discover a shocking fact: This victim has been found without any identifiable characteristics, except for those that peg her as an adolescent girl.  They will come perilously close to the bullies who tormented her, the twisted family dynamics that may have contributed to her death, and ultimately to the haunting details of a young love that just may hide the secret of Jane Doe 9 terrible fate.
 
The Fifth Assassin
Meltzer, Brad
From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, there have been fourteen assassination attempts on the President of the United States.  Four have been successful.  But now, Beecher White discovers a killer in Washington, DC who’s meticulously recreating the crimes of the world’s most famous assassins: John Wilkes Booth, Charles Guiteau, Leon Czolgosz, and Lee Harvey Oswald.  But what’s scariest of all is what all four assassins have in common.  Historians have branded them as four lone wolves. But what if they were wrong?
 
The Bughouse Affair
Muller, Marcia / Pronzini, Bill
A first entry in a new series by two Grand Master Award winners is set in 1890s San Francisco and finds former Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter and her detective partner, ex-Secret Service agent John Quincannon, tackling two seemingly unrelated cases that are complicated by two murders and the interference of Sherlock Holmes.
 
Political Suicide
Palmer, Michael
Supervising an unrepentant alcoholic doctor who has been implicated in the death of a powerful Congressman, Dr. Lou Welcome uncovers a wealth of incriminating facts, including the doctor’s alleged affair with the victim’s wife, before stumbling on a high-level conspiracy that places Lou’s life at risk. By the best-selling author of Oath of Office.
 
Until the End of Time
Steel, Danielle
Two couples, four decades apart. One believes that if lovers die, they find each other again in another life. Or perhaps they wind up as stars side by side in the sky, together forever. Who knows how it really ends? Danielle Steel breaks new ground in her career as a perennial New York Times bestseller with the poignant story of two parallel destinies, and the kind of love we all hope will be everlasting.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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