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Jeff Abbott
Description: "Henry North is a down-on-his-luck cybersecurity expert from New Orleans. Wei "Adam" Zhang is the cofounder of one of Austin's most successful venture capitalist firms. These two men didn't know each other. They had never met. Yet they died together, violently, in a place neither had any business being, leaving behind two widows. Kirsten North is a 30-year-old consultant for the tech sector, when one day, Henry doesn't return from a business trip. Kirsten panics -- and then gets an anonymous phone call: Your husband is dead in Austin. When she frantically searches for information, she finds the days-old news about the murdered millionaire and the unknown man found with him. Flora Zheng knew her husband was keeping secrets. She suspected an affair, but she had decided she could forgive him for his weakness -- until her husband ended up dead. And with no explanation for her husband's murder, the police begin to suspect her. An uneasy alliance forms as the two widows delve into their husbands' deadly and dangerous secrets - as they try to protect their own. Together they will face a powerful foe determined to write a false narrative about the murders. In doing so, neither Flora nor Kirsten will remain the woman the world thought they were"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Abb
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Rebecca Starford
Description: "Evelyn Varley has always been ambitious and clever. As a girl, she earned a scholarship to a prestigious academy well above her parents’ means, gaining her a best friend from one of England’s wealthiest families. In 1939, with an Oxford degree in hand and war looming, Evelyn finds herself recruited into an elite MI5 counterintelligence unit. A ruthless secret society seeks an alliance with Germany and, posing as a Nazi sympathizer, Evelyn must build a case to expose their treachery. But as she is drawn deeper into layers of duplicity—perhaps of her own making—some of those closest to her become embroiled in her investigation. With Evelyn’s loyalties placed under extraordinary pressure, she’ll face an impossible choice: save her country or the people who love her. Her decision echoes for years after the war, impacting everyone who thought they knew the real Evelyn Varley" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sta
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
P. J. Vernon
Description: "Oliver Park, a recovering addict from Indiana, finally has everything he ever wanted: sobriety and a loving, wealthy partner in Nathan, a prominent DC trauma surgeon. Despite their difference in age and disparate backgrounds, they've made a perfect life together. With everything to lose, Oliver shouldn't be visiting Haus, a gay bathhouse. But through the entrance he goes, and it's a line crossed. Inside, he follows a man into a private room, and it's the final line. Whatever happens next, Nathan can never know. But then, everything goes wrong, terribly wrong, and Oliver barely escapes with his life. He races home in full-blown terror as the hand-shaped bruise grows dark on his neck. The truth will destroy Nathan and everything they have together, so Oliver does the thing he used to do so well: he lies. What follows is a classic runaway-train narrative, full of exquisite escalations, thrills, and twists" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ver
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Carin Gerhardsen, Ian Giles
Description: "January in Gotland. The days are short, the air is cold, and all the roads are covered in snow. On a deserted, icy backroad, these wintery conditions will soon bring together a group of strangers with a force devastating enough to change their lives forever when, in the midst of a brief period, a deadly accident and two separate crimes leave victims in their wake. Four years later a single phone call is all it takes to bring back the terror of that day and to set in motion a plot for revenge. For Sandra it started as an unremarkable wintery day of shopping followed by a kind gesture from a stranger. For Jeanette it began with the thrill of an illicit rendezvous with her lover. Both women had driven past the same icy ravine, but only one was in the car that caused a deadly crash, and only one left a man to die alone in the snow. Each carried a secret from that day, a secret that, if revealed, could connect them to a larger, more terrible transgression . . . And there is someone out there who knows the whole picture, and who would rather kill than allow it all to come to light."--Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Ger
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Taylor Adams
Description: "Three months ago, Lena Nguyen's estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge sixty miles outside of Missoula, Montana, and jumped two hundred feet to her death. At least, that is the official police version. But Lena isn't buying it. Now she's come to that very bridge, driving her dead twin's car and armed with a cassette recorder, determined to find out what really happened by interviewing the highway patrolman who allegedly discovered her sister's body. Corporal Raymond Raycevic has agreed to meet Lena at the scene. He is sympathetic, forthright, and professional. But his story doesn't seem to add up. For one thing, he stopped Cambry for speeding a full hour before she supposedly leapt to her death. Then there are the sixteen attempted 911 calls from her cell phone, made in what was unfortunately a dead zone. But perhaps most troubling of all, the state trooper is referred to by name in Cambry's final enigmatic text to her sister: Please Forgive Me. I couldn't live with it. Hopefully you can, Officer Raycevic. Lena will do anything to uncover the truth. But as her twin's final hours come into focus, Lena's search turns into a harrowing, tooth-and-nail fight for her own survival -- one that will test everything she thought she knew about her sister and herself ..."-- From publisher's description
Call Number: FIC Ada
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Clare Mackintosh
Description: "Hostage takes us on board the inaugural nonstop flight from London to Sydney. Mina is trying to focus on her job as a flight attendant, not the problems of her five-year-old daughter back home, or the fissures in her marriage. But the plane has barely taken off when Mina receives a chilling note from an anonymous passenger, someone intent on ensuring the plane never reaches its destination. Someone who needs Mina's assistance and who knows exactly how to make her comply. It's twenty hours to landing. A lot can happen in twenty hours.."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mac
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Lexie Elliott
Description: "If you suspected your best friend, the person you were closest to in the whole world, was a murderer, what would you do? Would you confront her? Would you help keep her secret? Or would you begin to feel afraid? Most importantly, why don't you feel safe now that she's dead? From the author of The French Girl comes a novel full of secrets, suspense, and deadly twists. Georgie, Lissa, and Bronwyn have been inseparable since dominating their college swim team; swimming has always been an escape from their own problems, but now their shared passion has turned deadly. How can it be true that Lissa, the strongest swimmer they know, drowned? Granted, there is something strange about Kanu Cove, where Lissa was last seen, swimming off the coast of the fabulous island resort she owned with her husband. Lissa's closest friends gather at the resort to honor her life, but Georgie and Bron can't seem to stop looking over their shoulders. Danger lurks beneath the surface of the crystal-clear water, and even their luxurious private villas can't help them feel safe. As the weather turns ominous, trapping the funeral guests together on the island, nobody knows who they can trust. Lissa's death was only the beginning..."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Owen Matthews
Description: "A thriller set at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mat
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Karen Rose
Description: "For decades, Eden has remained hidden in the remote wilds of the Pacific Northwest, Pastor keeping his cult's followers in thrall for his personal profit and sexual pleasures. But the Founding Elders are splintering, and Pastor's surrogate son, DJ, is scheming to make it all his own. When two of Eden's newest members send out a cry for help, it reaches FBI special agent Tom Hunter, whose friend and fellow FBI special agent Gideon Reynolds and his sister, Mercy, are themselves escapees of the Eden cult, their lives in danger from the Founding Elders who want them silenced forever. The three have vowed to find the cult and bring it down, and now, they finally have a solid lead. Neutralizing Eden's threat will ensure Tom's new friends can live without fear and will save those who are being held there against their will. But his own fear spikes when his best friend, ex-Army combat medic Liza Barkley, joins the case, putting her life--and their blossoming love--in danger. With everything they hold dear in the balance, Tom and Liza, together with Gideon and Mercy, must end Eden once and for all" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Brandon Webb, John David Mann
Description: "When Navy SEAL sniper Finn steps on board the USS Abraham Lincoln, adrift in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, it's immediately clear something is wrong. It's been a long deployment for the crew. With poor leadership and a lengthy slog home ahead of them, morale is low. But then crew members start disappearing one by one, and what at first seems like a string of unfortunate coincidences reveals something much more sinister at play. There's a killer in their midst. Suspicion falls on Finn, the most recent addition to the ship. After all, he's being sent home in disgrace, recently recalled from the field under the dark cloud of a mission gone horribly wrong. He's also a lone wolf, haunted by gaps in his memory and the elusive feeling that something he missed contributed to civilian deaths on his last assignment. Finding the killer on board the Lincoln offers a chance at redemption -- as long as he can prove it isn't him" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Web
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Alan Parks
Description: Chief Detective Inspector Harry McCoy follows the scarce clues to search for the perpetrators of a bombing campaign in Glasgow and its surrounding towns in a strike for independence in April 1974, as well as a missing American sailor from the base at Holy Loch.
Call Number: FIC Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Chris Offutt
Description: "Mick Hardin, a combat veteran now working as an Army CID agent, returns home on a leave that is almost done. His wife is about to give birth, but they aren't getting along. His sister, newly risen to sheriff, has just landed her first murder case, and local politicians are pushing for city police or the FBI to take the case. Are they convinced she can't handle it, or is there something else at work? She calls on Mick who, with his investigation experience and his familiarity with the terrain, is well-suited to staying under the radar. As he delves into the investigation, he dodges his commanding officer's increasingly urgent calls while attempting to head off further murders. And he needs to talk to his wife. With an investigator-hero unlike any other in fiction, The Killing Hills is a dark and witty novel of betrayal and the way it so often shades into violence" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Off
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Eric Lustbader
Description: "After thwarting the violent, international, fascist syndicate known as Nemesis, Evan Ryder returns to Washington, D.C., to find her secret division of the DOD shut down and her deceased sister's children missing. Now the target of a cabal of American billionaires who were among Nemesis's supporters, Evan and her former boss, Ben Butler, must learn to work together as partners -- and navigate their intricate past. Their search will take them from Istanbul to Odessa to an ancient church deep within the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. And all along the way, an unimaginable enemy stalks in the shadows, an adversary whose secretive past will upend Evan's entire world and everything she holds dear" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lus
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Jessica Chiarella
Description: Eight-years-old Marti Reese watched her sister Maggie get into a car-- and she never returned. Twenty years later, after countless false leads, Marti has abandoned her marriage, is drinking to forget, and documents her never-ending search via a true-crime podcast. When the podcast becomes an unexpected hit, a woman calls offering new information that could lead her down a dangerous path. Fighting to overturn her brother's murder conviction, Ava Vreelandar find similarities between that murder and Maggie's disappearance. The more Marti digs, the more she's shaken by the answers she might find, and what it is she's even searching for. -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: FIC Chi
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Dolores Redondo, Michael Meigs
Description: Amaia Salazar, a young detective from the north of Spain, has joined a group of trainees at the FBI Academy in Virginia. Haunted by her past and having already tracked down a predator on her own, Amaia is no typical rookie. And this is no ordinary student lecture at Quantico. FBI agent Aloisius Dupree is already well acquainted with Amaia's skills, her intuition, and her ability to understand evil. He now needs her help in hunting an elusive serial killer dubbed "the Composer," and in solving another case that's been following him his whole life. From New Jersey to Oklahoma to Texas, the Composer's victims are entire families annihilated in the chaos of natural disasters, their bodies posed with chilling purpose amid the ruins. Dupree and Amaia follow his trail to New Orleans. The clock is ticking. It's the eve of the worst hurricane in the city's history. But a troubling call from Amaia's aunt back home awakens in Amaia the ghosts from her childhood and sends her down a path as dark as that of the coming storm. --amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Red
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Louise Candlish
Description: "It all happens so quickly. One day you're living the dream, commuting to work by ferry with your charismatic neighbor Kit in the seat beside you. The next, Kit hasn't turned up for the boat and his wife, Melia, has reported him missing. When you get off at your stop, the police are waiting. Another passenger saw you and Kit arguing on the boat home the night before and the police say that you had a reason to want him dead. You protest. You and Kit are friends--ask Melia, she'll vouch for you. And who exactly is this other passenger pointing the finger? What do they know about your lives? No, whatever danger followed you home last night, you are innocent, totally innocent."--Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Can
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Robyn Harding
Description: Thomas and Viv Adler are the envy of their neighbors: attractive, successful, with well-mannered children and a beautifully restored home. Until one morning, when they wake up to find their porch has been pelted with eggs. It’s a prank, Thomas insists; the work of a few out-of-control kids. But when a smoke bomb is tossed on their front lawn, and their car’s tires are punctured, the family begins to worry. Surveillance cameras show nothing but grainy images of shadowy figures in hoodies. And the police dismiss the attacks, insisting they’re just the work of bored teenagers. Unable to identify the perpetrators, the Adlers are helpless as the assaults escalate into violence, and worse. And each new violation brings with it a growing fear. Because everyone in the Adler family is keeping a secret—not just from the outside world, but from each other. And secrets can be very dangerous.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Carol Goodman
Description: Journalist Joan Lurie has written a seething exposé about a notorious newspaper tycoon. Traumatized after being brutally attacked, she moves into a highly secure apartment called the Refuge. Lillian Day is Joan's new 96-year-old neighbour, who, in 1941, witnessed a mysterious murder that sent her into hiding. Another resident, Melissa Osgood, discovers a suspicious paper trail that leaves her wondering about her marriage. As these three women's lives intersect, they each must stay one step ahead of those who are desperate to make sure the truth is never uncovered.
Call Number: FIC Goo
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
P. T. Deutermann
Description: "March 19, 1945: The war in the Pacific approaches its apocalyptic climax. The largest wartime armada ever assembled, Task Force 58, is closing in on Okinawa; once taken, it will finally put American B-29 bombers in range of the home islands of Japan-and victory. At the heart of the fleet are 14 Essex-class aircraft carriers, including the USS Franklin, known as "Big Ben"-a 27,000-ton behemoth, home to 3,500 crewmen and 100 aircraft. Just after dawn, while crewmen prepare for battle, a single Japanese Yokosuka D4Y breaks through the clouds and drops two 500-pound bombs on Big Ben. The first rips through the flight deck's 3-inch armor to the hangar deck, exploding amidst two dozen planes carrying 36,000 gallons of gas and 30 tons of explosives. Rockets and bombs howl in all directions. Hundreds of men are forced to leap into the sea to escape, leaving the captain with only one third of his crew; there are more dead, wounded, and trapped men left onboard than able-bodied sailors"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Deu
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
Amber Garza
Description: Whitney had some misgivings when she dropped her increasingly moody teenage daughter, Amelia, off at Lauren's house. She'd never met the parents, and usually she'd go in, but Amelia clearly wasn't going to let something so humiliating happen, so instead Whitney waved to her daughter before pulling away from the little house with the yellow roses in front. But when she goes back the next day, an elderly couple answers the door, Amelia and Lauren aren't there, and this couple swears they never were, that she's at the wrong house. As Whitney searches for Amelia, she uncovers a trail of lies her daughter has told her, from the Finsta account to rumors of a secret relationship. Does she really even know this girl she's raised? And Amelia's not the only one with secrets. Could Whitney's own demons have something to do with her daughter's disappearance, and can Whitney find her before it's too late?
Call Number: FIC Gar
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 3, 2021
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An Ambush Of Widows
Jeff Abbott
FIC Abb
The April Dead
Alan Parks
FIC Par
An Unlikely Spy : A Novel
Rebecca Starford
FIC Sta
The Killing Hills
Chris Offutt
FIC Off
Bath Haus : A Thriller
P. J. Vernon
FIC Ver
The Kobalt Dossier
Eric Lustbader
FIC Lus
Black Ice
Carin Gerhardsen, Ian Giles
FIC Ger
The Lost Girls : A Novel
Jessica Chiarella
FIC Chi
Hairpin Bridge : A Novel
Taylor Adams
FIC Ada
The North Face Of The Heart
Dolores Redondo, Michael Meigs
FIC Red
Hostage : A Novel
Clare Mackintosh
FIC Mac
The Other Passenger
Louise Candlish
FIC Can
How To Kill Your Best Friend
Lexie Elliott
FIC Ell
The Perfect Family
Robyn Harding
FIC Har
Red Traitor : A Novel
Owen Matthews
FIC Mat
The Stranger Behind You : A Novel
Carol Goodman
FIC Goo
Say Goodbye
Karen Rose
FIC Ros
Trial By Fire
P. T. Deutermann
FIC Deu
Steel Fear : A Thriller
Brandon Webb, John David Mann
FIC Web
Where I Left Her
Amber Garza
FIC Gar