New Titles for Adult Standing Order Fiction

October 1, 2013

 
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Brazen: Deluxe Hardcover Edition
Armstrong, Kelley / Daumarie, Xaviere (ILT)
Nick Sorrentino knows everyone in the supernatural world considers him the Pack’s playboy, the pretty but not very useful werewolf whose only reputation involves his amorous exploits. Usually, Nick couldn’t care less what anyone outside the Pack thinks of him. But when it affects his hunt for Malcolm Danvers, a psychotic bogeyman from the Pack’s past, it matters. Necessity forces Nick to team up with mercenary half-demon Vanessa Callas to run Malcolm to ground in Detroit. Together, they discover Malcolm is more deadly than ever. And he wants to play. It’s time for Nick to prove he’s not just a lover. He’s a fighter.
 
Command Authority
Clancy, Tom / Greaney, Mark
There’s a new strong man in Russia, but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past, and the solution to that mystery lies with a most unexpected source, President Jack Ryan.
 
Hazardous Duty
Griffin, W. E. B. / Butterworth, William E.
When three U.S. tankers are hijacked by Somali pirates at the height of Mexican drug cartel violence in Laredo and El Paso, a vindictive U.S. President raises suspicions about his increasing instability by targeting forcibly retired Colonel Charley Castillo and his former team, many of whom have been forced into hiding.
 
Murder As a Second Language: A Claire Malloy Mystery
Hess, Joan
With new-found leisure time, Claire Malloy tries to learn French cooking and becomes an ESL tutor, but ends up investigating a murder when one of her students, an unpleasant Russian woman, is found dead at the Farberville Literary Council.
 
The Death Trade
Higgins, Jack
When an eminent scientist makes a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research only to have the lives of his family threatened if he does not give his technology to the Iranian regime, Sean Dillon, Afghan war hero Sara Gideon and the rest of their team embark on a daring rescue mission that rapidly spins out of control.
 
Innocence
Koontz, Dean R.
Foraging for supplies by night in a beautiful but hostile urban world where strangers would kill him on sight, Addison endures a solitary existence before meeting a quicksilver girl engaged in a dangerous duel of wits with a malicious, well-placed enemy. By the best-selling author of the Odd Thomas series.
 
Starry Night: A Christmas Novel
Macomber, Debbie
Hoping to further her dream of becoming a serious journalist by tracking down a reclusive best-selling writer in the Alaskan wilds, gossip columnist Carrie Slayton discovers that her subject, Finn, is as mysterious as his reputation suggests before facing a difficult choice between her career and her heart.
 
Forget Me Not
Michaels, Fern
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The Spook Lights Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery
Muller, Marcia / Pronzini, Bill
A would-be Sherlock Holmes assists a dual investigation in 1895 San Francisco that finds Sabina Carpenter struggling to solve the disappearance of a suicide-victim debutante’s body and John Quincannon hunting down a murderous gang of bank robbers.
 
A Christmas Hope
Perry, Anne
A latest holiday-themed tale by the best-selling author of The Sheen on the Silk finds Hester Monk’s co-worker, Claudine Burroughs, investigating a Christmas-party murder involving an endearingly romantic poet and the prostitute escort he has brought uninvited to an employee Christmas party.
 
Hunted
Robards, Karen
When the chief of police and the mayor of New Orleans are taken hostage by disgraced former co-worker Reed Ware, top hostage negotiator Caroline Wallace allows herself to be taken captive by the handsome Reed only to learn that he is being targeted for his discovery of high-level government corruption. By the best-selling author of Forbidden Love.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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