New Titles for Standing Order Adult Fiction

January 4, 2013

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Tapestry of Fortunes
Berg, Elizabeth
Cecilia Ross is looking for a change. She has decided to take time off from her job as a successful motivational speaker and sell her home. She moves in to a beautiful old house in St. Paul, Minnesota, complete with a big front porch, a wild garden, a chef’s kitchen–and three roommates.  The four women are different ages, but all are feeling restless, and want to take a road trip to find again the people and things they miss.  This novel is classic Elizabeth Berg–a portrait of how women grow through the relationships that define them, and a testament to the power of female friendship.
Secrets from the Past
Bradford, Barbara Taylor
After her famed photographer father’s death, American photojournalist Serena Stone returns to New York to write her father’s biography. Alas, she must soon head to Europe to rescue a former lover, but as she nurses him back to health at the family home in France, she discovers a secret in her father’s photographic archive that changes the course of her life.
Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel
Bradley, Alan
When the tomb of St. Tancred is opened at a village church in Bishop’s Lacey, it’s shocking contents lead to another case for Flavia de Luce, in which greed, pride and murder result in old secrets coming to light, along with a forgotten flower that hasn’t been seen for half a thousand years.
Daddy’s Gone a Hunting
Clark, Mary Higgins
When the family-owned furniture firm, including the mansion where priceless antiques are kept, explodes into flames in the middle of the night, Kate must escape to save her life. But the suspicious circumstances point to her involvement.  Why was Kate, a gorgeous CPA for one of the biggest accounting firms in the country, on the premises at that hour? And why was Gus, a retired and trusted employee, with her?
Dangerous Refuge
Lowell, Elizabeth
Big-city cop Tanner and Shaye, who works for an environmental conservancy that acquires old ranches, meet up at the legendary Davis family ranch when Tanner returns to settle his uncle’s estate. Shaye’s preservation goals lead to conflict, but the two join forces to investigate the troublesome death of Tanner’s uncle, and that leads to sparks. – Library Journal pre-pub alert.
Sleight of Hand: A Novel of Suspense
Margolin, Phillip
Charles Benedict – charismatic criminal defense lawyer, amateur illusionist, and professional hit man – has performed his greatest sleight of hand yet: framing a millionaire for the murder of his much younger wife. Back in D.C., defense lawyer Charles Benedict magician, rapist, blackmailer, killer is trying to frame Blair for the murder of his wife, Virginia prosecutor Carrie Blair, who disappeared shortly before termination of her prenup would have made her very rich.
Midnight at Marble Arch: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Perry, Anne
In this superbly accomplished new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt adventure, Anne Perry takes us beneath the glittering surface of wealthy Victorian society into a nightmare world of fear and intimidation, where women are too often blamed for the violent attacks against them, and powerful men take what they want, leaving others to pay the price.
Don’t Go
Scottoline, Lisa
Bestselling author Lisa Scottoline has thrilled millions with her emotionally-charged novels that feature strong women exploring the boundaries of family, justice, and love. In Don’t Go, she breaks new ground and delivers the story of a soldier who discovers what it means to be a man, a father, and ultimately, a hero.
Posted by Jenifer Brown

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