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The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel

Sara Collins · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A servant and former slave is accused of murdering her employer and his wife in this astonishing historical thriller that moves from a Jamaican sugar plantation to the fetid streets of Georgian London - a remarkable literary debut with echoes of Alias Grace, The Underground Railroad, and The Paying...
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Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel

Melanie Benjamin · Delacorte Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II - while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hôtel Ritz in Paris - from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's...
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Disappearing Earth: A novel

Julia Phillips · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Anthony Marra's A Constellation of Vital Phenomena and Téa Obreht's The Tiger's Wife: the kidnapping of two small girls on a remote peninsula in Russia sets in motion a propulsive, evocative, searingly original debut novel by a dazzling young writer.One August afternoon,...
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How Not to Die Alone

Richard Roper · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A darkly funny and life-affirming debut novel for readers of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: the story of one man who is offered a second chance at life and love when he develops an unexpected friendship--if he can expose the white lie he told years ago that grew into so much more.Andrew's...
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Rules for Visiting: A Novel

Jessica Francis Kane · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel of May Attaway, a university gardener who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year.At forty, May Attaway is more at home with plants than people. Over the years, she's turned inward, finding pleasure...
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Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel

Alison Weir · Ballantine Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir tells the little-known story of Henry VIII's fourth wife, as a grieving king chooses a bride sight unseen in the fourth novel in the epic and intrigue-filled Six Tudor Queens series.Newly widowed and the father of an infant son, Henry...
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The Favorite Daughter

Kaira Rouda · Graydon House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Best Day Ever comes another gripping novel of psychological suspense set in an upscale Southern California community, for fans of B. A. Paris and Shari Lapena. In the aftermath of a tragic accident, one family is keeping secrets from each other. But who's deceiving whom?...
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One Word Kill

Mark Lawrence · 47North
Pages: 204
Format: Hardcover

Ready Player One meets Stranger Things in this new novel by the bestselling author who George RR Martin describes as "an excellent writer."In January 1986, fifteen-year-old boy-genius Nick Hayes discovers he's dying. And it isn't even the strangest thing to happen to him that...
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The October Man

Ben Aaronovitch · Subterranean
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

With this long new novella, bestselling author Ben Aaronovitch has crafted yet another wickedly funny and surprisingly affecting chapter in his beloved Rivers of London series. If you thought magic was confined to one country - think again. Trier: famous for wine, Romans and being Germany's...
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The Farm: A Novel

Joanne Ramos · Random House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules. "[Joanne] Ramos's debut novel couldn't be more relevant or timely." - O: The Oprah Magazine (25 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2019) Nestled in New York's Hudson Valley is a luxury retreat boasting every amenity:...
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