New Titles for Standing Order Fiction

December 19, 2012

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Halo: Silentium
Bear, Greg
A final installment in the best-selling series finds Chakas and Riser discovering a shocking ultimate purpose of the ancient game on the inverted world where they have been used as strategic pawns in a battle of vengeance between the Forerunners and the powers that seeded life in the galaxy. Video game tie-in.
Death of Yesterday
Beaton, M. C.
Sergeant Hamish Macbeth pays no mind to a bothersome woman who went out drinking and forgot all the events of the evening, until she turns up murdered in this latest novel in the mystery series.
Bloodfire Quest : The Dark Legacy of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
A follow-up to The Wards of Faerie places the fate of an innocent young girl in the hands of protectors who embark on a dangerous quest to protect a once-peaceful world from dangerous creatures imprisoned behind an eroding magical barrier. By the best-selling author of Running with the Demon.
The Gate Thief
Card, Orson Scott
A sequel to The Lost Gate finds Danny North posing as an everyday high school student while holding the stolen outselves of 13 centuries of gatemages and learning about why Loki closed the Great Gates, an effort that is complicated by a near-powerless Wad’s efforts to make peace.
Six Years
Coben, Harlan
Harboring an enduring love for Natalie six years after her marriage to another man, Jake Sanders learns of his rival’s death and attends the funeral only to discover that Natalie is not the woman she seemed to be, a situation that compels a determined search for answers. By the best-selling author of Stay Close.
The Striker
Cussler, Clive / Scott, Justin
After witnessing a terrible coal mining accident, Detective Isaac Bell hunts for the high-level saboteurs he believes are responsible in this new novel from the best-selling co-authors of The Thief and The Spy.
The Chance
Kingsbury, Karen
Years ago, the day before Ellie moved from Georgia to California, she and her best friend Nolan sat beneath the Spanish moss of an ancient oak tree where they wrote letters to each other, and sealed them in a rusty old metal box. The plan was to return eleven years later and read them. But now, as that date arrives, much has changed. Ellie, bereft of the faith she grew up with, is a single mom living in a tired apartment trying to make ends meet. Sometimes she watches television to catch a glimpse of her old friend Nolan, now an NBA star, whose terrible personal tragedies fueled his faith and athletic drive in equal measure. But Nolan also suffers from a transcendent loneliness that nothing has ever eased.
The Guardian
Lewis, Beverly
Mystery surrounds the non-English speaking girl Jodi Winfield found along the road one morning. Will an unexpected encounter with the Amish shed some light?
Michaels, Fern
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The Icecutter’s Daughter
Peterson, Tracie
A family promise and a lack of lady-like qualities have kept Merrill Krause single. When a chance at love appears, can it overcome the challenges?
Leaving Everything Most Loved
Winspear, Jacqueline
Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London. The year is 1933. Maisie Dobbs is contacted by an Indian gentleman who has come to England in the hopes of finding out who killed his sister two months ago. Scotland Yard failed to make any arrest in the case, and there is reason to believe they failed to conduct a thorough investigation. The case becomes even more challenging when another Indian woman is murdered just hours before a scheduled interview. Leaving Everything Most Loved marks a pivotal moment in this outstanding mystery series.
Posted by Jenifer Brown

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