New Titles Fiction April 2015 (arrived in March 2015)


Twelve days, Alex Berenson.
Those in power always need an unofficial option. Meet John Wells. Wells and his former CIA bosses Ellis Shafer and Vinnie Duto have uncovered a false-flag operation to convince the President to attack Iran. But with no hard evidence, no one at Langley or the White House will listen.
The fifth gospel, Ian Caldwell.
A lost gospel, a contentious relic and a dying pope's final wish converge to send two brothers both Vatican priests on an intellectual quest to untangle Christianity's greatest historical mystery.
Empire rising, Rick Campbell.
Xiang Li Cheng, the President of the People's Republic of China, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that the limited supply of oil available to China is threatening to derail his country's economic growth and prosperity. But to secure access to those resources, he must contend with powerful U.S. Navy and the Pacific Fleet.
Leaving Berlin, Joseph Kanon.
Targeted by McCarthyism for his prewar politics, a young Jewish writer who fled the Nazis to America makes a desperate bargain with a fledgling CIA to work as a spy in a decimated Berlin.
Kings and emperors, Dewey Lambdin.
Latest book in Dewey Lambdin's beloved Alan Lewrie series,
The doomsday equation, Matt Richtel.
Technological thriller in which one man has three days to prevent the outbreak of World War III.
Blood infernal, James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell.
As an escalating scourge of grisly murders sweeps the globe, archaeologist Erin Granger must decipher the truth behind an immortal prophecy foretold in the Blood Gospel, a tome written by Christ and lost for centuries.
Persona, Genevieve Valentine.
In a world where diplomacy has become celebrity, a young ambassador survives an assassination attempt and must join with an undercover paparazzo in a race to save her life, spin the story, and secure the future of her young country in this near-future political thriller.

American Fiction

After birth, Elisa Albert.
Tale of modern motherhood with a sarcastic, angry and self aware heroine.
A touch of stardust, Kate Alcott.
The author of "The dressmaker" returns with and intriguing tale about the filming of "Gone with the wind" and a romance between leading man Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.
Some other town, Elizabeth Collison.
Debut similar to Susan Minot and Amy Bloom in its story of a woman who falls in love and then finds her world unravelling.
Outside the lines, Amy Hatvany.
When Eden was ten years old she found her father, David, bleeding out on the bathroom floor. The suicide attempt led to her parents' divorce, and David all but vanished from Eden's life. Since childhood, she has heard from him only rarely, just enough to know he's been living on the streets and struggling with mental illness. Moving and powerful tale of family dynamics.
The tusk that did the damage, Tania James.
Moving tale of conservation and nature and an Indian elephant which wreaks devastation on a family.
I am Radar, Reif Larsen.
From the author of the cult hit "The selected works of T.S. Spivet" (made into a film recently) comes the tale of a black child born to white parents in 1975 New Jersey and what happens when he joins puppeteers and scientists in war ravaged lands.
Last one home, Debbie Macomber.
Three sisters, all different and hardly speaking to each other, are brought together by the untimely death of their mother.
The girls of Mischief Bay, Susan Mallery.
Three very different women find family through friendship including Nicole, who faces a difficult choice involving her dependent husband; Shannon, who must choose between love and career; and Pam, whose marriage is tested by an unexpected change.
The faithful couple, A.D. Miller.
California, 1993: Neil Collins and Adam Tayler, two young British men on the cusp of adulthood, meet at a hostel in San Diego. They strike up a friendship that, while platonic, feels as intoxicating as a romance; they travel up the coast together, harmlessly competitive, innocently collusive, wrapped up in each other. On a camping trip to Yosemite they lead each other to behave in ways that, years later, they will desperately regret.
The country of Ice Cream Star, Sandra Newman.
In the ruins of a future America, fifteen-year-old Ice Cream Star and her nomadic tribe live off of the detritus of a crumbled civilization. Theirs is a world of children; before reaching the age of twenty, they all die of a mysterious disease they call Posies a plague that has killed for generations. Interesting dystopian tale.
The rocks, Peter Nichols.
Set on the island of Mallorca, The Rocks is a double love story told in reverse. Opening in 2005 with a dramatic event that seems to seal the mystery of two lives, the story moves backwards in time, unravelling over sixty years, amid the olive groves and bars, the boats and poolside parties, the lives and relationships of two intertwined families within an expat community of endearing and flawed characters.
The sacrifice, Joyce Carol Oates.
Teenage girl is allegedly the victim of a brutal act of racial violence and tensions kept hidden break out as a town explodes.
The love goddess' cooking school, Melissa Senate.
Holly Maguire's grandmother Camilla was the Love Goddess of Blue Crab Island, Maine, a Milanese fortune-teller who could predict the right man for you, and whose Italian cooking was rumoured to save marriages.
An unexpected grace, Kristin von Kreisler.
Struggling to make sense of a traumatic office shooting, Lila Elliot finds an unexpected bond with an abused golden retriever she is recruited to care for during her recuperation from injury.

Australian fiction

Goodbye sweetheart, Marion Halligan.
A successful lawyer, bon vivant, loving husband and father, has a heart attack and dies while swimming in the local pool. A man apparently happily married, yet, with two divorces behind him and three puzzled children. In death it seems that he is not the person everyone thought.
The secrets of midwives, Sally Hepworth.
Tale of three generations of midwives - one who refuses to reveal her own pregnancy and finds out what happened to her mother and to her grandmother 60 years ago.
The chocolate promise, Josephine Moon.
Christmas Livingstone has ten rules for happiness, the most important of which is 'absolutely no romantic relationships'. In The Chocolate Apothecary, her enchanting artisan store in Tasmania, she tempers chocolate and creates handmade delicacies. Feelgood fiction for chocoholics.

British Fiction

The tightrope walkers, David Almond.
Dominic Hall grows up in the sixties on a brand-new estate, along with the other families who escaped the river. But the Tyne is still an overwhelming presence, and most of the fathers work in the shipyards. Dom is torn between his new mates: Holly Stroud, his enchanting neighbour, and Vincent McAlinden, who is a boy with murderous instincts.
Widows and orphans, Michael Arditti.
Duncan Neville, editor-proprietor of the Francombe & Salter Mercury, is struggling to keep the paper afloat. For over 150 years, it has served the residents of the two South Coast resorts. Hit by the Recession and the advent of new technology, both the paper and the values it represents are under threat. Reviews have been very favourable.
The well, Catherine Chanter.
Woman leaves London with her family to start a smallholding and all goes well until her neighbour's produce withers and dies and her paradise becomes a nightmare.
Learn love in a week, Andrew Clover.
Polly has been married to Arthur for ten years when she meets James Hammond. He's her Road Not Taken. The One That Got Away. He's also rich, and in one week he's inviting her to his hotel in the country to give her the job she's always wanted. He also wants her.
Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery, Jenny Colgan.
Summer has arrived in the Cornish town of Mount Polbearne and Polly Waterford couldn't be happier. Because Polly is in love: she's in love with the beautiful seaside town she calls home, she's in love with running the bakery on Beach Street, and she's in love with her boyfriend, Huckle. And yet…
Lost & found, Brooke Davis.
Millie Bird is a seven-year-old girl who always wears red wellington boots to match her red, curly hair. But one day, Millie's mum leaves her alone beneath the Ginormous Women's underwear rack in a department store, and doesn't come back.
The death's head chess club, John Donoghue.
A chess club in Auschwitz pitting the best German player against The Watchmaker, a Jewish prisoner undefeated. Ten years later the two men meet.
A vintage wedding, Katie Fforde.
Beth, Rachel and Lindy are looking for new beginnings. Beth is planning her sister's wedding via Skype in order to avoid their domineering mother. Rachel has decided to get on with her new life in the country post-divorce, and has just finished decorating her new home. And single-mother Lindy is looking for something creative to do with her time.
The book of lost & found, Lucy Foley.
In many ways, my life has been rather like a record of the lost and found. Perhaps all lives are like that. It's when life started in earnest. Hertfordshire, 1928 The paths of Tom and Alice collide against a haze of youthful, carefree exuberance.
Our endless numbered days, Claire Fuller.
1976 and a young girl and her survivalist father leave London for a cabin in a remote European forest.
A place called Winter, Patrick Gale.
Touching tale of a man forced to abandon wife and child and move to Canada away from turn of the century England. An intriguing tale of secrets, sexuality, family and love.
The girl in the red coat, Kate Hamer.
Single mother's child vanishes, taken by a man claiming to be grandfather, in this unusual and moving tale of abduction.
The dandelion years, Erica James.
Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl. A rambling pink cottage on the edge of the Suffolk village of Melbury Green, its enchanting garden provided a fairy-tale playground of seclusion, a perfect sanctuary to hide from the tragedy which shattered her childhood. Now an adult, Saskia is still living at Ashcombe.
You, me & other people, Fionnuala Kearney.
After divorcing her cheating husband, a woman tries to move on with her life but secrets from the husband's past surface.
Satin Island, Tom McCarthy.
When we first meet U., the narrator of Satin Island, he is sitting in the airport at Turin, caught in a delay caused by a rogue airplane. Like everyone else in the waiting area, he is sifting through airport pages on his laptop, and then through news sites, social pages, corridors of trivia until he happens to stumble on information about an image on a famous shroud in Turin.
Amherst, William Nicholson.
A novel about two love affairs set in Amherst: one in the present, one in the past, and both presided over by Emily Dickinson.
A lesson in love : a Little Village School novel, Gervase Phinn.
Anyone can see that Ashley Underwood and Emmet O'Malley are made for each other. They've just got to admit it to themselves. But as the saying goes, the course of true love never did run smooth.
Age, sex, location, Melissa Pimentel.
An American ex-pat living in London, Lauren is intelligent, beautiful, charming and loves to party. So why can't she convince a man she isn't after something more serious than scrambled eggs and goodbye in the morning?
A mother's story, Amanda Prowse.
Jessica has just had the wedding of her dreams, and now she's setting up a new home with her lawyer husband Matthew. Even better they are expecting a child. As they paint the nursery and shop for babygros, she plans for the joy that motherhood will bring. But Jessica's experience is far from joyous. Why isn't she transformed by maternal feelings?
A time for friends, Patricia Scanlan.
When are the boundaries of friendship pushed too far, and when is it time to stop flying over oceans for someone who wouldn't jump over a puddle for you? There comes a time when Hilary Hammond has to make that call.
Mainlander, Will Smith.
Engaging debut from British comedy writer and television star. Set on Jersey in 1987.
How to make a friend, Fleur Smithwick.
As a lonely child, Alice found comfort the same way so many others - do she invented a friend. Sam was always there when she needed him, until one day he wasn't. Now, Alice's life almost resembles something happy, normal, but when a tragic accident shatters her world Alice has constructed, the sense of isolation that haunted her in childhood returns. And with it, so does Sam.
The way things were, Aatish Taseer.
When Skanda's father Toby dies, estranged from Skanda's mother and from the India he once loved, it falls to Skanda to return his body to his birthplace. This is a journey that takes him halfway around the world and deep within three generations of his family, whose fractures, frailties and toxic legacies he has always sought to elude. Author is British born son of Indian mother and Pakistani mother.
Lurid & cute, Adam Thirlwell.
In Chicago they're coming off their night shift, in Tokyo they're asleep - that's what's happening elsewhere in the world when Edison wakes up. Together with his wife and dog, he lives at home with his parents. He has had the good education and, until recently, the good job. But then the lurid overtakes him – and whether this lurid tone is caused by our hero’s new unemployment, or his feelings for a girl who is not his wife, or the return of his old friend Hiro, it’s hard to say.
The boy who could see death, Salley Vickers.
Eli is an ordinary boy with an extraordinary gift. It will shape the course of his whole life but, he learns the hard way, he must keep it hidden from those who know him best. Seeing death is a mixed blessing. Eli is not the only one defying the world's expectations of him.
Alfie : the doorstep cat, Rachel Wells.
Can a pet really change your life? Alfie is homeless, abandoned after his elderly owner passes away. But when he stumbles on to Edgar Road, Alfie know he's found his new home.

Fiction from the rest of the World

Odysseus abroad, Amit Chaudhuri.
1980s and an Indian boy comes to London to study. He meets his unhappy uncle, a loner. A tale of two lives beautifully told.
Etta and Otto and Russell and James, Emma Hooper.
Etta's greatest unfulfilled wish, living in the rolling farmland of Saskatchewan, is to see the sea. And so, at the age of eighty-two she gets up very early one morning, takes a rifle, some chocolate, and her best boots, and begins walking the 2000 miles to water. Meanwhile her husband Otto waits patiently at home, left only with his memories. Well reviewed Canadian novel.
The broken mirrors ; Sinalcol, Elias Khoury
Why did Karim leave his wife and children and the life he had built in France to return to Beirut, a homeland still reeling from war? It was to find a man, or the ghost of a man, a man known only as Sinalcol, legendary hero of the civil war, and a broken mirror of himself. In Beirut Karim will learn that peace is only ever fleeting.
The four books, Yan Lianke
Reminiscent of "One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich.", a tale of persecution at the time of China's Great Leap Forward.
When the doves disappeared, Sofi Oksanen
A chillingly suspenseful novel that opens up a little-known yet still controversial chapter of history: the occupation, resistance, and collaboration in Estonia during and after World War II.
Girl runner, Carrie Snyder.
104 year old woman in a nursing home was once a famous Olympic athlete in the 1920s. She is taken back to her family farm to reminisce in this well reviewed Canadian novel.

Graphic Novel

Love. The tiger, Frederic Brremaud, Federico Bertolucci.
Velvet. [Volume 1], Before the living end, Ed Brubaker
Lucifer. Book five, Mike Carey
Attica. Volume 1, William Geradts and Christian Gossett.
The time travelling tourist, William Geradts & Richard Fairgray
Love and rockets : new stories. No. 7, The Hernandez Brothers.
Henni, Miss Lasko-Gross.
Percy's escape, Fez McLeod
Civil War : a Marvel Comics presentation, Mark Millar
The Invisibles : the deluxe edition. Book three, Grant Morrison
Happy stories about well-adjusted people, Joe Ollmann.
Saga. [4], Brian Vaughan, writer ; Fiona Staples, artist.
Swamp Thing. Volume 1, Brian K. Vaughan


The edge of dreams, Rhys Bowen.
Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder.
The whites, Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt.
Back in the bad old days, when Billy Graves worked for an anti-crime unit in the South Bronx known as the Wild Geese, the NYPD branded him as a cowboy. Now forty, he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch. The author is Richard Price trying something different.
A killing winter, Tom Callaghan.
Story of brutal murder of a young woman whose father is a leading government minister in Kyrgyzstan. An English author's take on a Eastern Europe
The invisible man from Salem, Christoffer Carlsson
First in trilogy featuring suspended policeman Leo Junker investigating the murder of a young woman in Stockholm.
Holy spy, Rory Clements.
In London's smoky taverns, a conspiracy is brewing: a group of wealthy young Catholic dissidents plot to assassinate Elizabeth, free Mary Queen of Scots and open England to Spanish invasion.
Sherlock Holmes. Volume 1, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
A stunning gift edition boasting the early tales of Sherlock Holmes.
Wolf winter, Cecilia Ekback.
Swedish Lapland 1717 and a murder in a repressive place uncovers some very dark secrets.
Mystery in white, J. Jefferson Farjeon
A snowbound train should be a safe, if slightly inconvenient, place to spend Christmas, no? Not in Mystery in White: Death, it turns out, is a passenger on this run, and as passengers begin to fear, some make a bid for escape. More vintage British crime.
The child, Sebastian Fitzek
My name is Simon. I'm 10 years old. I'm a serial killer. Robert Stern, a successful defence lawyer, doesn't know what lies in store for him when he agrees to meet a new client in a derelict estate on the outskirts of Berlin. Dark German thriller.
Death under a Tuscan sun, Michele Giuttari
In his dark and fetid prison cell, serial killer Daniele de Robertis plans his retribution. The betrayals he has suffered haunt his dreams until, one night, he escapes.
The Port Fairy murders, Robert Gott.
The Port Fairy Murders is the sequel to The Holiday Murders, a political and historical crime novel set in 1943, featuring the newly formed homicide department of Victoria Police.
The dark side of the road, Simon R. Green.
A country house murder tale with a supernatural twist.
Cry wolf, Michael Gregorio.
Sebastiano Cangio has just accepted his dream job as a park ranger in the stunning Sybilline Mountains National Park in central Italy; it's a unique opportunity to study and live amongst the wild mountain wolves he loves so much.
Who buries the dead : a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery, C.S. Harris.
The discovery near the body of an aged lead coffin strap bearing the inscription King Charles, 1648 suggests a link between this killing and the beheading of the deposed seventeenth-century Stuart monarch.
Death on the Cherwell, Mavis Doriel Hay
For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils in the world: unladylike behaviour among her students and bad publicity for the college. Another of the vintage mysteries from the British Library.
Murder underground, Mavis Doriel Hay
A classic mystery novel set in and around the Northern Line of the London Underground. It is now republished for the first time since the 1930s.
A good way to go, Peter Helton.
Unconventional Detective Inspector Liam McLusky is plunged into a major murder investigation in this gritty police procedural series. Vintage British crime.
Exit stage left, Graham Ison.
When the body of Lancelot Foley, a well-known actor, is discovered in an excavation in a fashionable Chelsea street one snowy February morning, Detective Chief Inspector Harry Brock is assigned the case.
Blaze away, Bill James.
Policemen Harpur and Iles get mixed up in the criminal world of fine art dealing.
Doctor Death : a Madeleine Karno mystery, Lene Kaaberbol
Solo outing for co-author of "The boy in the suitcase" is an historical thriller set in a French town in the 19th century where a serial killer may be on the loose.
Dangerous, Jessie Keane.
Coronation year: 1953. Fifteen-year-old Clara Dolan's world is turned upside down following the shock death of her mother. Battling to keep what remains of her family together, Clara vows to keep her younger siblings, Bernadette and Harry, safe whatever the cost.
The apostle, J.A. Kerley.
The Reverend Honus Schrum, a nationally renowned minister and owner of a broadcasting empire, tells the media he has come home to Key West to die. Meanwhile, Detective Carson Ryder is investigating the ritualistic murders of young women with chequered pasts, discovering the killings have religious overtones.
Werewolf cop, Andrew Klavan.
Zach Adams is one of the best detectives in the country. Nicknamed Cowboy, he's a soft-spoken homicide detective from Houston known for his integrity and courage under fire.
The scent of almonds & other stories, Camilla Lackberg
A snowstorm traps a family in a hotel on a tiny island off Fjallbacka and then a body is discovered in the library. Marianne is serving up a dangerous concoction at the Widow's Cafe. Two sisters witness a murder in a fashion boutique. And Malin is trapped on a boat with a man she is beginning to fear.
World gone by, Dennis Lehane.
Working as a consigliere to the Bartolo crime family, traveling between Tampa and Cuba, former crime kingpin Joe Coughlin, who has everything: money, power, anonymity and a beautiful mistress, is forced to pay for his lifetime of sin when the dark truth of his past emerges.
Camille, Pierre Lemaitre
Anne Forestier finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time when she is trapped in the middle of a raid on a jewellers on the Champs-Elysees. Shot three times, she is lucky to survive and morbidly unlucky to remember the face of her assailant.
The evil deeds we do, Robert S. Levinson.
Music industry powerhouse Lainie Davis Gardner's past comes back to haunt her in this gripping tale by Robert S. Levinson. First, Assistant D.A. Harry Roman promises he'll prove Lainie arranged the murder of her husband, Roy. Next, Lainie's former lover, Thome Newberry offers a permanent solution to her problem with Roman, but at a price.
Hush hush, Laura Lippman.
Baltimore private detective and new parent Tess Monaghan is plunged into a disturbing case involving murder, a manipulative mother, and a judgmental stalker that has been watching her every move.
After the storm, Jane Lythell.
Caribbean-set tale about holiday makers who offer to help crew a boat tor a young couple they've just met.
The life I left behind, Colette McBeth.
A woman who'd been attacked six years ago finds that she may have accused the wrong man and a killer is on the loose.
Touch, Claire North.
He tried to take my life. Instead I took his. It was a long time ago. I remember it was dark, and I didn't see my killer until it was too late. As I died, my hand touched his. That's when the first switch took place.
Dark rooms, Lili Anolik.
Teenage girl is murdered and her older sister refuses to believe a classmate is the killer so she sets out to find the truth in an exclusive prep school.
Finding Jake, Bryan Reardon.
Suspenseful tale in which a parent is forced to confront what he does and doesn't know about his teenage son.
A study in murder, Robert Ryan.
1917 and Major John Watson is held in a notorious prisoner of war camp deep in Germany, there as Medical Officer for the British prisoners. With the Allied blockade of Germany, food is perilously short in the camp and when a new prisoner is murdered all assume the poor chap was killed for his Red Cross parcel.
Asylum city, Liad Shoham
Police detective's first murder case draws her deep into the dark underworld of Tel Aviv.
The kind worth killing, Peter Swanson.
A couple meet in an airport bar and launch a dark plan while back in Boston the man's wife has ideas of her own.
Nothing sacred, David Thorne.
A mother's nightmare: her children taken from her, unexplained injuries all over their bodies. Her only explanation: an evil visitation, the work of malevolent spirits. Desperate for answers, she turns to Daniel Connell, lawyer and old flame. But the truth he uncovers is more disturbing than they ever imagined.
If she did it, Jessica Treadway.
Domestic disharmony thriller where a mother begins to suspect her own child of a terrible crime.
The beige man, Helene Tursten
Goteborg, Sweden: A high-speed chase of a stolen BMW takes a chilling turn when the two police officers involved witness a gruesome hit-and-run. When they finally recover the abandoned vehicle, search dogs are unable to trace the thieves, but they do uncover something more sinister.
The Whitstable Pearl mystery, Julie Wassmer.
Debut mystery combining murder, seafood and a multitasking heroine on the case in a picturesque English coastal town.
Second life, S. J. Watson.
She loves her husband. She's obsessed by a stranger. She's a devoted mother. A new one from the man who gave us the woman who forgot everything when she went to sleep.

New Zealand Fiction

Always a grunt, Mike Ledingham.
Readers of Mike Ledingham's first book, Once a Grunt, will be familiar with the characters in many of these stories. As with the first book, the characters in Always a Grunt are loosely categorised into military-related and Civvy Street yarns. There are also a couple of uncategorised stories, both of them emotionally intense. They are Nessy's Story, which deals with raw grief, and The Boy, which describes a child's struggle with sexual abuse by a Catholic priest.
The secret life of Luke Livingstone, Charity Norman.
What do you do when you find one of your family is not who you thought. The author of this intriguing novel was born in Uganda, lived in Britain and moved to N.Z.
The Ming admiral : a Chinese odyssey, Mee-mee Phipps
China 1382. A new emperor has been on the throne since 1368 and proceeds to purge the empire of the supporters of the previous Muslim Mongol dynasty.
The chimes, Anna Smaill
First novel by poet/violinist and wife of author Carl Shuker. Set in a cleverly imagined London where people can't form new memories and the written word has been destroyed.
Moon walking : a collection of short fiction, Barbara Unkovic.
Entertaining collection of short fiction includes nine award-winning tales.


Best friend to wife and mother?, Caroline Anderson.
Nine month countdown, Leah Ashton
How to find a man in five dates, Tina Beckett.
Breaking her no-dating rule, Amalie Berlin.
Innocent in his diamonds, Maya Blake.
The heir's unexpected return, Jackie Braun.
On a ring and a prayer : a Jessie Stanton novel, Sandra D. Bricker.
The last heir of Monterrato, Andie Brock.
Terms of a Texas marriage, Lauren Canan.
A pregnancy, a party & a proposal, Teresa Carpenter.
A child to bind them, Lucy Clark.
Meet me under the mistletoe, Cara Colter.
A rule worth breaking, Maggie Cox.
Inherited by her enemy, Sara Craven.
Snowbound surprise for the billionaire, Michelle Douglas.
The scandal behind the wedding, Bella Frances.
It happened in Paris, Robin Gianna.
The heiress's secret baby, Jessica Gilmore.
One hot desert night, Kristi Gold.
The secret his mistress carried, Lynne Graham.
The promise of Palm Grove, Shelley Shepard Gray.
Delucca's marriage contract, Abby Green.
Fonseca's fury, Abby Green.
Falling for Dr December, Susanne Hampton.
A baby to heal their hearts, Kate Hardy.
Heiress's defiance, Lynn Raye Harris.
The baby that changed her life, Louisa Heaton.
Hand me down husband, Rosanna Huffman.
Cowgirls don't cry, Silver James.
The road to Hope, Rachael Johns.
Snowed in with her ex, Andrea Laurence.
Taken over by the billionaire, Miranda Lee.
Emerald Springs, Fleur McDonald.
Bridesmaid with attitude, Christy McKellen.
Her brooding Italian boss, Susan Meier.
A date with her Valentine doc, Melanie Milburne.
Breaking the boss's rules, Nina Milne
Playing by the Greek's rules, Sarah Morgan.
The redemption of Darius Sterne, Carole Mortimer.
Dating the enemy, Amber Page.
The man to be reckoned with, Tara Pammi.
To claim his heir by Christmas, Victoria Parker.
His very convenient bride, Sophie Pembroke.
Who's calling the shots?, Jennifer Rae.
To wear his ring again, Chantelle Shaw.
A diamond in her stocking, Kandy Shepherd.
The Russian's ultimatum, Michelle Smart.
Claimed by the sheikh, Rachael Thomas.
The sheikh doctor's bride, Meredith Webber.
The sultan's harem bride, Annie West.
To sin with the tycoon, Cathy Williams.
The prince she never forgot, Scarlet Wilson.
Taming the French tycoon, Rebecca Winters.
The honeymoon arrangement, Joss Wood.
Sheikh's desert duty, Maisey Yates.

Saga & Historical

The munitions girls, Rosie Archer.
1943, Gosport, Hampshire. Pixie Saunders is 19 and employed in the local armaments factory. Not for the first time, her mother has run off with a dodgy-looking bloke, leaving Pixie to pay the rent and fend for herself.
The decision, Wanda E. Brunstetter.
Moving from Pennsylvania, finding rewarding work, and leaving heartbreak behind is the best decision Jonah ever made. But is he ready to consider love again when he meets Elaine Schrock? Will his scarred heart mend when she chooses family loyalty over love?
The anchoress, Robyn Cadwallader.
England, 1255: Sarah is only seventeen when she chooses to become an anchoress, a holy woman shut away in a small cell, measuring seven paces by nine, at the side of the village church.
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, Jennifer Chiaverini.
In 1844, Missouri belle Julia Dent met dazzling horseman Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant. Four years passed before their parents permitted them to wed, and the groom's abolitionist family refused to attend the ceremony.
Devil, David Churchill.
First in series about William the Conqueror that proclaims "does for William what blockbuster TV series 'The Tudors' did for Henry VIII."
The apple of her eye, Pamela Evans.
It is February 1945, and April Green and her cousin, Heather, wonder if the war will ever end. Then the local pub in Chiswick takes a direct hit, and April's father is killed in the blast. Life without him is hard to bear, and April and her brother do all they can to help, particularly when their mother announces she is pregnant.
Anna's crossing : an Amish beginnings novel, Suzanne Woods Fisher.
A young Amish woman fends off the matchmaking efforts of her fellow passengers on the Charming Nancy, the ship that brought the first wave of Amish to America in 1737.
Of Irish blood, Mary Pat Kelly.
1903. Nora Kelly is talented and climbing the ladder of opportunity in Chicago, until a violent encounter with a dangerous man. She moves on to Paris, mixing with couturiers and artists. But when she stumbles into the centuries-old College des Irlandais, she is challenged to honour her Irish blood and join the struggle to free Ireland.
Too close to home, Susan Lewis.
Jenna and Jack Moore have moved their family to Wales for a fresh start. For vivacious, happy-go-lucky fifteen-year-old Paige the future is full of promise. But suddenly everything changes.
The last dance, Fiona McIntosh.
Romantic saga about a woman who has to work as a dance partner in Piccadilly and then becomes governess at a grand mansion.
War babies, Annie Murray.
Rachel Booker has a difficult start in life. When her father dies, deep in gambling debt, her mother must harden herself to make ends meet, but becomes so hard she has little room left for affection or warmth. Mother and daughter work at the open market in Birmingham, selling second-hand clothes or whatever they can find just to put a little food on the table. But the market has a silver lining that leads to romance.
The past is ever present : a series of significant events in the life of Thomas Puckle, P.J. Panckhurst.
Set in 18th century England, this novel tells of the life of Thomas Puckle, who at 12 years of age is left an orphan after the death of his parents. Armed with nothing but his wits, he is forced to leave the village of Athelney to make a new life for himself.
Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral, Mary Doria Russell.
Story of O.K. Corral, sequel to "Doc," following Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to Tombstone and the famous gunfight.
Prodigal son, Danielle Steel.
Fraternal twin brothers Peter and Michael McDowell have spent a lifetime competing for success and affection before that competition turned into an all-out war and made the brothers mortal enemies.
The widow's confession, Sophia Tobin.
Broadstaitrs, Kent, 1850, and two sisters with a secret arrive to escape their past. A first novel of secrets, lies and lost innocence.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

Gemsigns, Stephanie Saulter.
For years the human race suffered from a deadly Syndrome, but when a cure was found in the form of genetically engineered human beings, gems, the line between survival and ethics was radically altered. Now the gems are fighting for their freedom.
Madness in Solidar, L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Ninth in the Imager Portfolio fantasy series.
Old Venus, George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.
Original anthology of all-new stories harkens back to the Golden Age of SF, when science fiction was filled with tales from our own solar system, at a time when no one knew what lay on the surface of our nearest galactic neighbours and speculation ran rampant.
The doll collection, Ellen Datlow.
Dolls, puppets, and other human simulacra are objects of fear and wonder in this eclectic anthology of 17 original stories that Ellen Datlow selected for their ability to "mine the uncanniness of dolls for all its worth."
Half the world, Joe Abercrombie.
Follows "Half a King" which was praised by George R.R. Martin as "a fast-paced tale of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from page one."
Vision in silver, Anne Bishop.
Third in "The Others" fantasy series.
Dead heat : an Alpha and Omega novel, Patricia Briggs.
The Alpha and Omega novels transport readers into the realm of the werewolf, where Charles Cornick and Anna Latham embody opposite sides of the shifter personality. Now, a pleasure trip drops the couple into the middle of some bad supernatural business.
The diabolical Miss Hyde, Viola Carr.
First in "Electric Empire" series, a mix of magic, mystery and romance and a retelling of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde" in an electric-powered Victorian London.
Knight's shadow, Sebastien de Castell.
Second in Greatcoats fantasy series, following "Traitor's blade."
The lost boys symphony, Mark Andrew Ferguson.
Highly original genre-bending debut in which a lovesick college student is abducted by other versions of himself from the future.
The fire sermon, Francesca Haig.
Four hundred years in the future, the Earth has turned primitive following a nuclear fire that has laid waste to civilisation and nature. Though the radiation fallout has ended, for some unknowable reason every person is born with a twin.
Unholy war, David Hair.
Third in the Moontide Quartet series.
Star Wars. Heir to the Jedi, Kevin Hearne.
Challenged by ruthless Imperial bodyguards, death-dealing enemy battleships, merciless bounty hunters, and monstrous brain-eating parasites, Luke Skywalker plunges head-on into a high-stakes espionage operation that will push his abilities as a Rebel fighter and would-be Jedi to the limit.
Something coming through, Paul McAuley.
The aliens are here. And they want to help. First in a new SF series.
The autumn republic, Brian McClellan.
Field Marshal Tamas returns to his beloved country to find that for the first time in history, the capital city of Adro lies in the hands of a foreign invader. His son is missing, his allies are indistinguishable from his foes, and reinforcements are several weeks away.
Inside a silver box, Walter Mosley.
Two people brought together by a horrific act are united in a common cause by the powers of the Silver Box. The two join to protect humanity from destruction by an alien race, the Laz, hell-bent on regaining control over the Silver Box, the most destructive and powerful tool in the universe.
Those Above, Daniel Polansky.
First in epic fantasy series about superhumans ruling the world and those who rebel against them.
Binary, Stephanie Saulter.
Second in her SF series, "Revolution", following "Gem signs."
The Just City, Jo Walton.
Created as an experiment by the time-travelling goddess Pallas Athene, the Just City is a planned community, populated by over ten thousand children and a few hundred adult teachers from all eras of history, along with some handy robots from the far human future all set down together on a Mediterranean island in the distant past.