The Semi-Sweet Hereafter
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Colette London
Format:   Print book

Description:
As an authority on all things chocolate, Hayden Mundy Moore is traveling across the pond to lend her expertise to the owner of a posh London "chocolaterie-patisserie. "From coconut truffles to chocolate flapjacks, Hayden s mouthwatering creations quickly impress her client. But her knowledge doesn t end there. The detective constable is taken by surprise when s
Willful Disregard: A Novel About Love
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lena Andersson
Format:   Print book

Description:
Winner of the August Prize, Sweden's most prestigious literary award: a novel about a perfectly reasonable woman's descent into the delusions of unrequited love Ester Nilsson is a sensible person in a sensible relationship. Until the day she is asked to give a lecture on famous artist Hugo Rask. The man himself is in the audience, intrigued and clearly delighte
A Hiss Before Dying: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rita Mae Brown
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown are back chasing mystery with their unique circle of Southern sleuths. And though the changing colors of fall are a beauty to behold, this year the scattered leaves hide a grim surprise.

Autumn is in the air in the Blue Ridge Mountain community of Crozet, Virginia - and all the traditions of the changing
The Infidel Stain
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   M.J. Carter
Format:   Print book

Description:
Blake and Avery return in the stunning sequel to M. J. Carter's lauded fiction debut, The Strangler Vine.

London, 1841. Returned from their adventures in India, Jeremiah Blake and William Avery have both had their difficulties adapting to life in Victorian England. Moreover, time and distance have weakened the close bond between them, forged in the jungles
Nitro Mountain
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lee Clay Johnson
Format:   Print book

Description:
An astonishing, even shocking debut written with both humor and heart by, as John Casey puts it, "a natural-born writer who inhabits every one of his characters - the good, the bad, and those who swing back and forth."

Set in a bitterly benighted, mine-polluted corner of Virginia, Nitro Mountain follows a group of people bound together by alcoho
Inside V
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Paula Priamos
Format:   Print book

Description:
When Ava wakes up in an empty hotel room to find her husband missing, she must question her own responsibility in his disappearance. He has been accused of a reprehensible crime and up until this moment everything she thought about him and their life together could well be a lie. When she digs into his whereabouts, Ava comes face to face with her own past indiscretions a
Drawing Dead: A Cross Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Andrew H Vachss
Format:   Print book

Description:
Andrew Vachss is a lawyer who represents children and youths exclusively. His many books include the Burke series and two collections of short stories, and his work has appeared in Parade, Antaeus, Esquire, Playboy, and The New York Times, among other publications. A native New Yorker, he divides his time between the city of his birth and the Pacific Northwest.
Summit: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Harry Farthing
Format:   Print book

Description:
An action-packed mountaineering adventure in which a mysterious discovery leads to breathtaking revelations about the world's highest peak.A summit is a summit, and the truth is the truth. But the view from 8,848 meters isn't always so clear. Two men, seventy years apart, push for the top of Mount Everest, driven by forces beyond their control and something insid
Marshall's Law: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ben Sanders
Format:   Print book

Description:

Ex-undercover cop Marshall Grade is hiding out in California when he learns that federal agent Lucas Cohen has survived a kidnapping. Cohen was Marshall's ticket into witness protection, and his captors have a simple question: where's Marshall now?

Marshall's undercover work gave him a long list of enemies, and the enemy in this case is a corrupt businessman nam

Murder Most Wholesome
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Staci McLaughlin
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Business has never been better at the O'Connell Organic Farm and Spa in Blossom Valley, California. But a murder has two of its top employees ploughing for clues at a commune where tree-huggers are wary of the modern world--and a killer may be disturbing their peace ... When Dana Lewis and Zennia Patrakio go to the Blossom Valley farmer's market, they expect to
Dial M for Mousse
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Laura Bradford
Format:   Mass Market Paperback

Description:
Murder takes the cake in an irresistible Emergency Dessert Squad mystery from the national bestselling author of The Silence of the Flans.

The Emergency Dessert Squad business is booming, with owner and baker Winnie Johnson working overtime to satisfy the emergency cravings of Silver Lake, Ohio. Her latest order, a plate of motivational desserts for an ar
The Curse of La Fontaine: A Verlaque and Bonnet Mystery
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   M L Longworth
Format:   Paperback

Description:
In the latest captivating installment of M. L. Longworth's acclaimed Verlaque & Bonnet Mystery series, the newlywed investigators contend with their most sinister challenge yet: a centuries-old curse

Chef Sigisbert "Bear" Valets has just opened his own restaurant, La Fontaine, in Aix-en-Provence. It's an immediate success - glowing reviews and a loya
The Old Man
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Thomas Perry
Format:   Print book

Description:
Edgar Award-winning author Thomas Perry writes thrillers that move "almost faster than a speeding bullet" (Wall Street Journal) . The Old Man is his latest whip-smart standalone novel.

To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with two big mutts and a grown daughter he keeps in touch with by phone. But most sixty-year
Mission Hill
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Pamela Wechsler
Format:   Print book

Description:

Abby Endicott is chief of the District Attorney's homicide unit in Boston, where she investigates and prosecutes the city's most dangerous killers. She attended the elite Winsor school, graduated from Harvard Law School, and has been known to change into an evening gown amidst bodies in the morgue. She loves her job, and is committed to it. But among Abby's many secre

The Last Time She Saw Him
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jane Haseldine
Format:   Print book

Description:
In Jane Haseldine's gripping and brilliantly crafted debut, a reporter searching for her kidnapped son must untangle the connection to her brother's long-ago disappearance.Julia Gooden remembers nothing about the worst night of her life. Thirty years ago, her nine-year-old brother Ben--the person who promised he would always protect her--was abducted from the roo