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The Cellar Walters, Minette

This is the terrifying new Hammer novella by Minette Walters, bestselling author of The Sculptress and The Scold's Bridle. 'Muna's fortunes changed for the better on the day that Mr and Mrs Songoli's younger son failed to come home from school.' Before then her bedroom was a dark windowless cellar, her activities confined to cooking and cleaning. She'd grown used to being maltreated by the Songoli family; to being a slave. She's never been outside, doesn't know how to read or write, and cannot s...

Midwife of the Blue Ridge: A Novel Blevins, Christine

[COMPLETELY REFORMATTED!] A stirring debut novel of love, struggle, and savagery on America's colonial frontier? (Bernard Cornwell). They call her Dark Maggie for her thick black hair, but the name also has a more sinister connotation. As the lone survivor of an attack on her village, she was thought to be cursed?and unfit for marriage. Maggie is also gifted with quick wits and skilled in medicine, trained as a midwife. Venturing to the colonies as an indentured servant, she hopes to escape the ...

Trigger Snappy Chafer, Camilla

When private investigator, Lexi Graves, quit her job, she never thought working freelance would be so hard. Struggling to make a name for herself as a solo investigator, she’s intrigued when a wealthy, new client claims she’s being stalked and chooses Lexi as her last hope for help.Without any evidence, the police don’t believe Juliet Hart is being victimized, and her boyfriend and best friend are also both skeptical. Yet, Juliet is convinced she is being watched and someone is playing tri...

The Spoils of War Foster, Alan Dean

EDITORIAL REVIEW: The Weave was on the verge of winning a decisive victory after a milennia of war, thanks to their new allies from earth. But then the birdlike Wais scholar Lalelang found evidence that Humans might not adapt well to peace. Researching further, she uncovered a secret group of telepathic Humans called the Core, who were on the verge of starting another war, and then eliminating Lalelang. At the last moment, she was saved by a lone Core commander. He took a chance on her intellige...

31 Hours Hamilton, Masha

A woman in New York awakens knowing, as deeply as a mother’s blood can know, that her grown son is in danger. She has not heard from him in weeks. His name is Jonas. His girlfriend, Vic, doesn’t know what she has done wrong, but Jonas won’t answer his cell phone. We soon learn that Jonas is isolated in a safe-house apartment in New York City, pondering his conversion to Islam and his experiences training in Pakistan, preparing for the violent action he has been instructed to take in 31 hou...

Long Drive Home Allison, Will

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Viper's Run Begley, Jamie

Winter Simmons received the surprise of her life when she discovered the man she had been dating for the last two years was actually Viper, president of the Last Riders. A high school principal, Winter has no intention of ruining her reputation in the community to be with a man who betrayed her trust. Unforgiving, she turns her back on him, only to find that Viper is not the gentleman he portrayed.Determined to find his brother’s killer, Loker James kept his identity as President of The Last R...

Fall of Angels Modesitt, L. E., Jr.

L. E. Modesitt's bestselling fantasy novels set in the magical world of Recluce have established a standard of entertainment in contemporary fantasy. "In Modesitt's universe, where good and evil, chaos and order, are in perpetual conflict, a young wizard finds that his destiny is to strike a balance, but at considerable personal cost. Modesitt creates a deeper and more intricate world with each volume," says Publishers Weekly. "Modesitt's elaborate and intelligent working out of a systemof magic...

The Double Wedding Ring O' Donohue, Clare

It’s murder before marriage in book five of the Someday Quilts series Nell’s future is on her mind, and it looks as though the pieces are coming together like a perfectly made quilt. Her relationship with police chief Jesse Dewalt is heating up, she’s thinking of starting her own business, and Grandma Eleanor, is about to get hitched. But just the future seems sewn up, Jesse’s former NYPD partner turns up—dead. Nell has to scramble to keep the wedding on track, her relationship fro...

Kieran the Black Templeton, Julia

If you hold his sword in your hands and place the point of the blade in Kieran's crest, you will experience life like you have never known it.When the frizzy-headed crone took thirty-nine-year-old Lizzie Johnston's hands and wrapped them around the sword, she felt a little weird. That's nothing compared to what she feels when she wakes up in the body of eighteen-year-old Saxon, Lady Elizabeth of Aedelmaer in the year 1067, wedded to the infamous Norman knight, Kieran the Black.Kieran's six and a...

More than a feeling (Boston Five Book 3) Anderson, Poppy J.

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The Comeback Season Smith, Jennifer E.

The last place Ryan Walsh should be this afternoon is on a train heading to Wrigley Field. She should be in class, enduring yet another miserable day of her first year of high school. But for once, Ryan isn't thinking about what she should be doing. She's not worried about her lack of friends, or her suffering math grade, or how it's been five whole years since the last time she was really and truly happy. Because she's finally returning to the place that her father loved, where the two of them ...

Secret Ingredient Murders, The Pickard Virginia, Nancy; Rich

A DINNER TO DIE FOR Summoned from her Arizona ranch to take charge of her teenage great-nephew and his twin sister, Genia Potter takes a rental on the Rhode Island coast. Old acquaintance Stanley Parker is only too happy to welcome her. And soon Genia is busily preparing for the tasting party that she and Stanley are hosting that evening at her cottage. An avid cook and recipe collector, Stanley has already roped Genia into collaborating onThe Secret Ingredient Cookbook, chock-full of Rhode Isl...

Just What Kind of Mother Are You? Daly, Paula

A searing and sinister thriller for readers who liked Gone Girl.What if your best friend's child disappears? And it was all your fault.A searing and sinister thriller for readers who liked Gone Girl.What if your best friend's child disappears? And it was all your fault. This is exactly what happens to Lisa Kallisto, overwhelmed working mother of three, one freezing December in the English Lake District. She takes her eye off the ball for just a moment and her whole world descends into the stuff...

Love Me for Me Laurens, Kate

A fresh start...It’s been three years since Serena King learned to say no—no to the boys that were a desperate cry for help, no to the extra weight she put on in self defense, and most of all no to the abuse that has haunted her since she was fifteen. Now a sophomore in college, all she wants is to be normal. The last thing she expects is a guy who can make her want... make her want everything.A new guy...Alex Blackthorn is a bundle of contradictions, a sexy dark haired badness who goes slow...

Texas Moon Rice, Patricia

To the citizens of Mineral Springs, Janice Harrison looks like a dowdy schoolmarm. Then, Peter Mulloney catches a glimpse of Janice's silhouette and is surprised by hot desire. But, he has no time for a woman. He's working to finance the purchase of a mountain of gold and proving he has no need for his wealthy, corrupt family. All Janice cares about is supporting and caring for her fragile little sister Betsy...

Gilliflowers Brown, Gillibran

'Fasten your seatbelts for another round of domestic adventures with houseboy Gillibran Brown. In his own words: 'think of me as a gay male version of Flora Thompson writing not so much about Larkrise to Candleford as Arsehole to Breakfast Time. The BBC will never commission it as a series, but there you go, it's their loss.'Gilli walks, talks and quips us through another year with his beloved dictators Dick and Shane.Gilliflowers is the fourth book in the Memoirs of a Houseboy series:Fun with D...

DivHEAL The Ministry Of Healing Gordon, A. J.

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The Incumbent Gansky, Alton

SUMMARY: An abduction a trail of disturbing clues Politics are about to become deadly. As the controversial mayor of the beautiful coastal community of Santa Rita, Madison "Maddy" Glenn likes to face things head-on. But nothing can prepare her for a hostile visit from the chief of police-or his terrible news. Lisa Truccoli, Maddy's friend and the treasurer of her last campaign, has been kidnapped. All that remains at the crime scene is a shocking clue with Maddy's name on it. The ensuing hunt fo...

Joan: The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint Spoto, Donald

Since her death at the age of nineteen in 1431, Joan of Arc has maintained a remarkable hold on our collective imagination. She was a teenager of astonishing common sense and a national heroine who led men in to battle as a courageous warrior. Yet she was also abandoned by the king whose coronation she secured, betrayed by her countrymen, and sold to the enemy. In this meticulously researched landmark biography, Donald Spoto captures her astonishing life and the times in which she lived. Neither...

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