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"One with You (Crossfire, #5)" by Sylvia Day

'One with You (Crossfire, #5)' by Sylvia Day

Adult Book Gideon Cross. Falling in love with him was the easiest thing I've ever done. It happened instantly. Completely. Irrevocably.Marrying him was a dream come true. Staying married to him is the fight of my life. Love transforms. Ours is both a refuge from the storm and the most violent of tempests. Two damaged souls entwined as one.We have bared our deepest, ugliest secrets to one another. Gideon is the mirror that re ...

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"The 14th Colony (Cotton Malone, #11)" by Steve Berry

'The 14th Colony (Cotton Malone, #11)' by Steve Berry

Adult Book Shot down over Siberia in what was to be a simple meet-and-greet-mission, ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States.Before escaping, Malone learns that Zorin and another ex-KGB officer, this one a sleeper still imbedded in the West, are headed overseas to Washington D.C. ...

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"The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #14)" by J.R. Ward

'The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #14)' by J.R. Ward

Adult Book Rhage and Mary return in a new novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, a series “so popular, I don’t think there’s a reader today who hasn’t at least heard of [it]” (USA Today).Nothing is as it used to be for the Black Dagger Brotherhood. After avoiding war with the Shadows, alliances have shifted and lines have been drawn. The slayers of the Lessening Society are stronger than ever, preying on human weakness to ...

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"Family Jewels (Stone Barrington #37)" by Stuart Woods

'Family Jewels (Stone Barrington #37)' by Stuart Woods

Adult Book Stone Barrington is back and better than ever in the newest thriller from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author.Stone Barrington’s newest client seems to be a magnet for trouble. A poised lady of considerable wealth, she’s looking for help discouraging the attentions of a tenacious gentleman. But no sooner does Stone fend off the party in question than his client becomes involved in two lethal crimes.With suspects aplenty ...

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"Once a Rancher (The Carsons of Mustang Creek, #1)" by Linda Lael Miller

'Once a Rancher (The Carsons of Mustang Creek, #1)' by Linda Lael Miller

Adult Book The Carsons of Mustang Creek: three men who embody the West and define what it means to be a rancher, a cowboy and a hero in this brand-new series from the queen of Western romance.Slater Carson might be a businessman by trade, but he’s a cowboy at heart—and he knows the value of a hard day’s work under the hot Wyoming sun. So when he sees troubled teen Ryder heading down a dangerous path, he offers the boy a job on ...

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"Because of Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys #1)" by Julia Quinn

'Because of Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys #1)' by Julia Quinn

Adult Book Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places... This is not one of those times.Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband... someday. Sometimes you fall in love with exactly the person you think you should ...

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"Fool Me Once" by Harlan Coben

'Fool Me Once' by Harlan Coben

Adult Book #1 New York Times bestseller Harlan Coben delivers his next impossible-to-put-down thriller.   In the course of eight consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers, millions of readers have discovered Harlan Coben’s page-turning thrillers, filled with his trademark edge-of-your-seat suspense and gut-wrenching emotion. In Fool Me Once, Coben once again outdoes himself.   ...

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"The Nest" by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

'The Nest' by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Adult Book A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives.Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point on an unseasonably cold afternoon in New York City as Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb ga ...

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"Private Paris (Private, #11)" by James Patterson

'Private Paris (Private, #11)' by James Patterson

Adult Book Someone is targeting the most powerful people in Paris--only Jack Morgan can make it stop. When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after getting a call from his client Sherman Wilkerson, asking Jack to track down his young granddaughter, who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer. Before Jack can locate her, several m ...

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"Off The Grid (Joe Pickett, #16)" by C.J. Box

'Off The Grid (Joe Pickett, #16)' by C.J. Box

Adult Book New York Times–bestselling author C. J. Box returns with a suspenseful new Joe Pickett novel.Nate Romanowski is off the grid, recuperating from wounds and trying to deal with past crimes, when he is suddenly surrounded by a small team of elite professional special operators. They’re not there to threaten him, but to make a deal. They need help destroying a domestic terror cell in Wyoming’s Red Desert, and i ...

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"Journey to Munich (Maisie Dobbs, #12)" by Jacqueline Winspear

'Journey to Munich (Maisie Dobbs, #12)' by Jacqueline Winspear

Adult Book Working with the British Secret Service on an undercover mission, Maisie Dobbs is sent to Hitler’s Germany in this thrilling tale of danger and intrigue—the twelfth novel in Jacqueline Winspear’s New York Times bestselling “series that seems to get better with each entry” (Wall Street Journal)It’s early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks towards Fitzroy Square—a place of man ...

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"A Girl's Guide to Moving On (New Beginnings, #2)" by Debbie Macomber

'A Girl's Guide to Moving On (New Beginnings, #2)' by Debbie Macomber

Adult Book NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this powerful and uplifting novel, a mother and her daughter-in-law bravely leave their troubled marriages and face the challenge of starting over. Leaning on each other, Nichole and Leanne discover that their inner strength and capacity for love are greater than they ever imagined. When Nichole discovers that her husband, Jake, has been unfaithful, the illusion of her perfect lif ...

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"Blue" by Danielle Steel

'Blue' by Danielle Steel

Adult Book Ginny Carter was once a rising star in TV news, married to a top anchorman, with a three-year-old son and a full and happy life in Beverly Hills—until her whole world dissolved in a single instant on the freeway two days before Christmas. In the aftermath, she pieces her life back together and tries to find meaning in her existence as a human rights worker in the worst areas around the globe.   Then, on the anniversary of the fateful a ...

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"Lovecraft Country" by Matt Ruff

'Lovecraft Country' by Matt Ruff

Adult Book The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, and Lovecraftian horror and fantasyChicago, 1954. When his father Montrose goes missing, twenty-two year old Army veteran Atticus Turner embarks on a road trip to New England to find him, accompanied by his Uncle George—pub ...

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"Find Her (Detective D.D. Warren, #8)" by Lisa Gardner

'Find Her (Detective D.D. Warren, #8)' by Lisa Gardner

Adult Book Flora Dane is a victim. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure.Flora Dane is a survivor. Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms of normal life, working with her FBI victim advocate, Samuel Keynes. She has a mother who’s ne ...

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"Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man" by William Shatner

'Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man' by William Shatner

Adult Book Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles, in a new science-fiction television series, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In seventy-nine television episodes and six feature films, they grew to know each other more than most friends could ever imagine.Over the course of half a century, Shatne ...

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"Brotherhood in Death (In Death, #42)" by J.D. Robb

'Brotherhood in Death (In Death, #42)' by J.D. Robb

Adult Book Sometimes brotherhood can be another word for conspiracy...Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather’s magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the ...

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"NYPD Red 4 (NYPD Red, #4)" by James Patterson

'NYPD Red 4 (NYPD Red, #4)' by James Patterson

Adult Book NYPD Red chases a ruthless murderer with an uncontrollable lust for money--and blood. It's another glamorous night in the heart of Manhattan: at a glitzy movie premiere, a gorgeous starlet, dressed to the nines and dripping in millions of dollars' worth of jewelry on loan, makes her way past a horde of fans and paparazzi. But then there's a sudden loud noise, an even louder scream, and a vicious crime with millions of ...

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"My Name Is Lucy Barton" by Elizabeth Strout

'My Name Is Lucy Barton' by Elizabeth Strout

Adult Book ★★★★★ We all have a story, and this one is Lucy Barton’s. When a mysterious reaction to a recent surgery lands Lucy in the hospital for an extended stay, she is surprised to find her estranged mother sitting at the foot of her bed. Since Lucy married and moved to New York City years ago, she has had little contact with her family and never goes to visit. With the sudden reappearance of her mother at her sick bed, the two start to connect over ...

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"New Leaf (Mystic Creek, #2)" by Catherine Anderson

'New Leaf (Mystic Creek, #2)' by Catherine Anderson

Adult Book The New York Times bestselling author of Silver Thaw returns to Mystic Creek for a new novel about a love that inspires the courage to start over…and the strength to reclaim a dream.  When Taffeta Brown was viciously betrayed by her wealthy husband, she lost everything—including custody of their daughter, Sarah. Now that Taffy has moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, to start over, she un ...

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"Secret Sisters" by Jayne Ann Krentz

'Secret Sisters' by Jayne Ann Krentz

Adult Book No one does romantic suspense better than Jayne Ann Krentz. Now, the New York Times bestselling author of Trust No One and River Road delivers a novel that twists and turns into a read that will leave you breathless.Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters—until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves.They knew his name, the man who tried to b ...

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"Ashley Bell" by Dean Koontz

'Ashley Bell' by Dean Koontz

Adult Book THE MUST-READ THRILLER OF THE YEAR: Featuring the most exhilarating heroine in memory and a sophisticated, endlessly ingenious, brilliantly paced narrative through dark territory and deep mystery, this is a new milestone in literary suspense and a major new breakout book from the long acclaimed master.At twenty-two, Bibi Blair’s doctors tell her that she’s dying. Two days later, she’s impossibly cured. Fierce, funny, dauntless, she ...

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"Wyoming Rugged (Wyoming Men, #5)" by Diana Palmer

'Wyoming Rugged (Wyoming Men, #5)' by Diana Palmer

Adult Book New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Diana Palmer is back in Wyoming with a tale of love born in Big Sky Country…  Billionaire oilman Blair Coleman has always taken care of his business. After having been used and cast aside by a woman he thought he loved, his personal life is far from his first priority. He kn ...

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"The Guilty (Will Robie, #4)" by David Baldacci

'The Guilty (Will Robie, #4)' by David Baldacci

Adult Book Will Robie is the government's most professional, disciplined, and lethal assassin. He infiltrates the most hostile countries in the world, defeats our enemies' advanced security measures, and eliminates threats before they ever reach our shores. But now, his skills have left him. Sent overseas on a critical assignment, he fails, unable to pull the trigger. Absent his talents, Robie is a man without a mission, and without a purpose.To r ...

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"Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum, #22)" by Janet Evanovich

'Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum, #22)' by Janet Evanovich

Adult Book Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute.Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding. People have seen him ...

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