Jeff Kinney-The getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid; #12)

January 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family.  But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be.  c. 2017

David Baldacci-End game (Will Robie;#5)

January 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Will Robie, highly trained assassin and the US government’s most indispensable asset, is called to London. An imminent terrorist attack threatens the Underground, and with the US next in line, Robie is the perfect choice to stop it before it begins. He knows he has one chance to succeed. One chance to save London lives. One chance to make it safely home to find out what has happened to fellow agent Jessica Reel following their last deadly mission together.  c. 2017

Mary Higgins Clark-Every breath you take (Under suspicion; #5)

January 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Met Gala ball: the world’s most glamorous fundraising party, an incredible night where the rich and famous wear extraordinary designer gowns and rub shoulders in New York’s famous Metropolitan Museum of Art. People would kill for an invitation. Three years ago, Virginia Wakeling, a member of the Met’s board of trustees and one of the museum’s most generous donors, was found dead in the snow outside the building. Police soon discovered that she’d been thrown from the roof during the Met Gala, but no one has ever been arrested for her murder.   c. 2017

Alyssa Maxwell-Murder at Chateau sur Mer (Gilded Newport Mystery; #6)

January 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Emma is covering the social event of the season at Ochre Court, a coming-out ball designed to showcase Cleo Cooper-Smith, who will be literally on display, fittingly as Cleopatra, in an elaborate tableau vivant. Recently installed modern electricity will allow Miss Cooper-Smith to truly shine. But as the deb ascends to her place of honor, the ballroom is plunged into darkness. When the lights come back on, Cleo sits still on her throne, electrocuted to death.  c. 2017

James Patterson- The people vs Alex Cross (Alex Cross; #25)

January 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law – until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they’re above the law. Cross knows it was self-defence. But will a jury see it that way?   c. 2017

Carla Neggers-Thief’s mark (Sharpe & Donovan; #7)

January 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

As a young boy, Oliver York witnessed the murder of his wealthy parents in their London apartment. The killers kidnapped him and held him in an isolated Scottish ruin, but he escaped, thwarting their plans for ransom. Now, after 30 years on the run, one of the two men Oliver identified as his tormentors may have surfaced.   c. 2017

 

Jennifer Chiaverini-Enchantress by numbers

January 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada’s father, who was infamously “mad, bad, and dangerous to know,” Ada’s mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery, Ada’s mother provides her daughter with a rigorous education grounded in mathematics and science. Any troubling spark of imagination – or worse yet, passion or poetry – is promptly extinguished. Or so her mother believes.  c. 2017

Robin Cook-Host

January 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Lynn Peirce, a fourth-year medical student at South Carolina’s Mason-Dixon University, thinks she has her life figured out. But when her otherwise healthy boyfriend, Carl, enters the hospital for routine surgery, her neatly ordered life is thrown into total chaos. Carl fails to return to consciousness after the procedure, and an MRI confirms brain death.   c. 2016

Nicholas Sparks-Two by two

January 3rd, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

At 32 Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six-year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive, and an expansive home in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear, and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down.  c. 2016

Ian Falconer-Olivia the spy

December 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Listening in on her mother’s conversations hoping to discover the secret plan for her upcoming birthday, Olivia instead hears her mother talking about her poor behavior and becomes concerned she’ll be sent to military school.  c. 2017