» Archive for the 'Adult Fiction' Category

Between you & me/ Susan Wiggs

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Caught between two worlds, Caleb Stoltz is bound by a deathbed promise to raise his orphaned niece and nephew in Middle Grove, where life revolves around family, farm, faith – and long-held suspicions about outsiders. When disaster strikes, Caleb is thrust into an urban environment of high-tech medicine and the relentless rush of modern life.  c. 2018

Beartown/ Fredrik Backman

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A small community tucked deep in the forest, Beartown is home to tough, hardworking people who don’t expect life to be easy or fair. No matter how difficult times get, they’ve always been able to take pride in their local ice hockey team. So it’s a cruel blow when they hear that their town’s ice hockey club might soon be disbanded.   c. 2017

When through deep waters/ Rachelle Dekker

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Alicen McCaffrey finally has the life her mother always dreamed for her: beautiful home in Santa Monica, successful husband, adorable daughter. Then tragedy blows her carefully assembled facade to pieces. Worse yet – Alicen feels solely responsible. At rock bottom, she decides to accompany a childhood friend back to Red Lodge, Montana, where they spent summers together as kids.  c. 2018

Beneath the apple leaves/ Verna Harmony

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In 1914, Andrew Houghton’s family is one of hundreds eking out an existence in the coal mines of southwestern Pennsylvania. Though he longs to be a veterinarian, he’s fated for a life underground, picking rock alongside his father. That destiny changes when his aunt, Eveline Kiser, arranges for her husband to secure Andrew an apprenticeship on the railroad.  c. 2017

Warlight/ Michale Ondaatje

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an enigmatic figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal and grow both more convinced and less concerned as they get to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women with a shared history, all of whom seem determined now to protect and educate (in rather unusual ways) Rachel and Nathaniel. But are they really what and who they claim to be?   c. 2018

Fairytale/ Danielle Steel

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley surrounded by acres of her family’s vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and chateau modeled after Christophe’s ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux. Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents’ love. After graduating from Stanford, she returns to help manage Chateau Joy, her lifetime goal. But their fairytale ends suddenly with her mother’s death from cancer.  c. 2017

The president is missing/ Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A threat has been made that is so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America. Uncertainty and fear grip the nation. There are whispers of cyberterror and espionage and a traitor in the Cabinet. Even the President himself becomes a suspect, and then he disappears from public view . . .  c. 2018

Quick & dirty/ Stuart Woods (Stone Barrington; #43)

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When a slam-bang of a crime brings a beautiful new client into Stone Barrington’s office, little does he know his association with her will pull him into a far more serpentine mystery in the exclusive world of art. It’s a business where a rare find could make a career – and a collection – and mistakes in judgment are costly. And under its genteel and high-minded veneer lurks an assortment of grifters and malfeasants eager to cash in on the game.  c.2018

Night moves/Jonathan Kellerman (Alex Delaware # 33)

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A brilliant criminal psychologist, Alex works with the police to help solve the most complex of crimes in Los Angeles, city of illusions, glamour and infamy. An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalised corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual and emotional limits.  c. 2018

Still me/ Jojo Moyes (Me before you, #3)

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the super-rich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on. Lou is determined to get the most out of the experience and throws herself into her job and New York life within this privileged world.   c. 2018