» Archive for the 'Adult Fiction' Category

Celeste Ng-Little fires everywhere

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads to the colours of the houses to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principal is playing by the rules.   c. 2017

Lisa Jackson-You will pay

Monday, February 5th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It starts as a prank – a way to blow off steam after a long summer at Camp Horseshoe. Among the teen counselors, tensions and hormones are running high. No wonder the others agree when Jo-Beth Chancellor suggests they scare Monica O’Neal a little . . . or a lot. Monica has it coming, and no one will really get hurt. What could go wrong?  c. 2017

R. J. Koreto-Death at the Emerald (Lady Frances Fflokes Mystery; #3)

Monday, February 5th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

One-named stunning actress Helen mysteriously vanished 30 years ago. An elderly family friend is unable to bear not knowing any longer and commissions Lady Frances Ffolkes to track her down. Taking on the role of Lady Sherlock, with her loyal maid Mallow drafted as her Watson, Frances finds herself immersed in the glamorous world of Edwardian theater and London’s latest craze – motion pictures.  c. 2017

Stuart Woods-Indecent exposure (Stone Barrington; #42)

Monday, February 5th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Trouble always seems to find Stone Barrington, but with his debonair charm, unflappable composure, and cunning foresight, he always gets his man (and his lady).

c. 2017

Julie Klassen-The ladies of Ivy Cottage (Tales from Ivy Hill; #2)

Monday, February 5th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Living with the two Miss Groves in Ivy Cottage, impoverished gentlewoman Rachel Ashford is determined to earn her own livelihood…somehow. When the village women encourage her to open a subscription library with the many books she has inherited or acquired through donations, Rachel discovers two mysteries hidden among them.  c. 2017

Four County Library System Large Print Book Circuit

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Large Print Circuit is a collection of large print books offered by the Four County Library System.  These 54 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in April 2018.

 

  • Taylor Jenkins Reid-The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo
  • Catherine Anderson-Mulberry Moon
  • James Patterson-Murder games
  • William W. Johnstone-Black Friday
  • Stuart Woods-Family Jewels
  • and more…..

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

Tuesday, 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)

Tuesday, 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)

Tuesday, 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)

Tuesday, 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