New Titles Fiction July 2016 (arrived in June 2016)


Liberty's last stand, Stephen Coonts.
The president of the United States stands on an outdoor stage, flanked by powerful members of his administration and party. Television crews are preparing for broadcast. High above the stage, on a nearby rooftop, a decorated sniper adjusts the scope on his rifle.
The emperor's revenge, Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison.
Latest in the Oregon Files series.
Conspiracy, Iain Gale.
Wellington has handed Keane his least favourite job: he is to get himself captured by the French, escape from captivity once in France and make his way to Paris to work undercover there.
Crisis, Frank Gardner.
Introducing Luke Carlton - former Special Boat Service Commando under contract to M16.
Moskva, Jack Grimwood.
First thriller from SF author Jon Courtenay Grimwood under a pseudonym. Set in 1985 Moscow where a body is found in Red Square, the British Ambassador's daughter disappears and an Army intelligence officer is put on the case.
A dying breed, Peter Hanington.
Kabul, Afghanistan. William Carver, a veteran but unpredictable BBC hack, is thrown into the unknown when a bomb goes off killing a local official. Warned off the story from every direction, Carver won't give in until he finds the truth.
Hunt the dragon, Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo.
Hackers from the North Korean government are one click away from obtaining black market nuclear weapons. Only the heroes of SEAL Team Six can stop them.
Star of Africa, Scott Mariani.
Ben Hope is trained to identify danger. So when he finds out that someone very important to him is working on a US container ship in the treacherous seas off the East African coast, he fears the worst.
Beyond the ice limit, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.
Fourth in series featuring Gideon Crew, former professional thief, scientist and now spy.
The amber shadows, Lucy Ribchester.
Bletchley Park typist Honey Deschamps spends her days at a type-x machine in Hut 6, transcribing the decrypted signals from the German Army, doing her bit to help the British war effort.
The reckoning, Carsten Stroud.
Wraps up his intriguing Deep South crime trilogy with a cast of made men, undead men, evil spirits, and cops trying as hard as the author to hold everything together.
A time to die, Tom Wood
It takes a bad man to hunt evil If the assassin known only as Victor once had a moral compass, it is long since buried, along with his many victims. Yet some men are so evil even Victor accepts they must die for reasons other than just money. One such is Milan Rados, a former commander in the Serbian army.

American Fiction

Heroic measures, Jill Ciment.
New York City is on high alert a gasoline truck is "stuck" in the Midtown tunnel and the driver has fled. Through panic and gridlock, Alex and Ruth must transport their beloved old dachshund whose back legs are suddenly paralyzed to the animal hospital, using a cutting board as a stretcher. But this is also the weekend when Alex and Ruth must sell the apartment in which they have lived for most of their adult lives.
Zero K, Don DeLillo.
Clever tale about a billionaire with a much younger wife who tries to cheat death with the aid of new technology.
LaRose, Louise Erdrich.
Story of a family feud in a Midwestern community that gives a strong insight into loss, justic and reporation.
All summer long, Dorothea Benton Frank.
A Southern gentleman is returning home to lead a more peaceful life and his talented New York wife is not quite sure she is ready to make the
Marlene, C. W. Gortner.
Marlene reveals the inner life of Marlene Dietrich, a woman of grit, glamour, and ambition who defied convention, seduced the world, and forged her own path on her own terms.
Here's to us, Elin Hilderbrand.
Celebrity chef Deacon Rowe is struggling with addiction, depression and not one, but two scandals. As summer nears, he travels to the idyllic Eastern bluff of Nantucket, where he takes his own life. In the shocking wake of Deacon's suicide, his first wife and childhood sweetheart, Laurel Rowe, sets out to gather the res if the family together.
The one that got away, Leigh Himes.
First novel in which a freak accident allows a wife and mother to explore a very different life.
The two-family house, Lynda Cohen Loigman.
Brooklyn, 1947: in the midst of a blizzard, in a two-family brownstone, two babies are born minutes apart to two women. They are sisters by marriage with an impenetrable bond forged before and during that dramatic night; but as the years progress, small cracks start to appear and their once deep friendship begins to unravel.
I almost forgot about you, Terry McMillan.
Dr. Georgia Young's wonderful life great friends, family, and successful career aren't enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make some major changes in her life, quitting her job as an optometrist, and moving house, she finds herself on a wild journey that may or may not include a second chance at love.
Modern lovers, Emma Straub.
Group of friends from university days now experience their own children going off to college. Entertaining tale of life, love and middle age.
The island house, Nancy Thayer.
Every summer since college, twenty-nine-year-old Courtney has traded the familiarity of the Midwest for the allure of Nantucket. Now an established university professor, she finds herself caught between two lifestyles and two very different men. Because this summer has taken an unexpected turn and now she must decide what she really wants.
She poured out her heart, Jean Thompson.
A novel of remarkable psychological suspense, crafted by National Book Award finalist Jean Thompson. The night that Jane and Bonnie meet on a college campus sets them on paths forever entwined. Bonnie, the wild and experimental one, always up for anything, has spent the past two decades bouncing between ill-fated relationships, while Jane's seemingly perfect life, perfect husband, and perfect children have all but materialized out of a fantasy.
Girls on fire, Robin Wasserman
When a popular high school athlete commits suicide amid rumors of local satanic worship in a 1990s Pennsylvania community, an unlikely friendship between a lonely misfit and a pop-culture rebel leads both to a feverish downward spiral of high risk and dangerous secrets.
The lost time accidents, John Wray.
Haunted by a failed love affair and the darkest of family secrets, Waldemar 'Waldy' Tolliver wakes one morning to discover that he has been exiled from the flow of time. The world continues to turn, and Waldy is desperate to find his way back.

Australian fiction

The memory artist, Katherine Brabon.
Winner of the Vogel's Literary Award for this excellent novel about the Memory Artist telling the story of Pasha Ivanov, whose childhood apartment in Moscow was used for secret dissident meetings during the years of Brezhnev's tyrannical rule over the Soviet Union.
The teacher's secret, Suzanne Leal.
A popular teacher with something to hide interacts with a young family trying to start afresh in a small community.
The high places, Fiona McFarlane.
Fiona McFarlane's first story collection. Her stories skip across continents, eras, and genres to chart the borderlands of emotional life. In "Mycenae," she describes a middle-aged couple's disastrous vacation with old friends. In "Good News for Modern Man," a scientist lives on a small island with only a colossal squid and the ghost of Charles Darwin for company. And in the title story, an Australian farmer turns to Old Testament methods to relieve a fatal drought.
The last days of Ava Langdon, Mark O'Flynn.
Ava Langdon is often not herself. Having fled her early life in New Zealand and endured the loss of her children, she now lives as a recluse in the Blue Mountains. Regarded by locals as a colourful eccentric, she dresses in men's clothes and fearlessly pursues her artistic path. All that matters to Ava is her writing.

British Fiction

A country road, a tree, Jo Baker.
Unusual novel that follows an unnamed writer - modelled on Samuel Beckett - during wartime in Europe.
The house of dreams, Kate Lord Brown.
In 2000, Gabriel Lambert is a celebrated painter who hides a dark secret. Sophie Cass, a journalist struggling to begin her career and with a family connection to Lambert, is determined to find the truth about his past and the little known story of the real Casablanca.
Iron Towns, Anthony Cartwright.
Story of an English town and its football club and the lives of the people growing up there.
Remember my name, Abbey Clancy
Model and British TV presenter's first novel - ghostwrtten predictably -is a romcom about a girl from Liverpool trying for the big time.
The crime writer, Jill Dawson.
1964 and the American crime writer Patricia Highsmith is hiding out in a Suffolk cottage. A clever tale about how the fictional world melds with
Black water, Louise Doughty.
A former mercenary in Bali meets a woman with her own tragic past in this excellent novel about espionage, love and redemption.
The pier falls : and other stories, Mark Haddon.
Intriguing volume of short stories from the author of "The curious incident of the dog in the night time."
The Pink Ladies Club, Emma Hannigan.
The Pink Ladies Club is a pretty unusual club. There are no fees and you can be any age to join. Droll Irish novel.
Emperor of the eight islands, Lian Hearn.
In the opening pages of the action-packed Book One of Lian Hearn's epic Tale of Shikanoko series all of which will be published later a future lord is dispossessed of his birthright by a scheming uncle, a mountain sorcerer imbues a mask with the spirit of a great stag for a lost young man, a stubborn father forces his son to give up his wife to his older brother, and a powerful priest meddles in the succession to the Lotus Throne.
Tales of persuasion, Philip Hensher.
Backdrops vary in this collection of stories from the author of The Northern Clemency, from turmoil in Sudan following the death of a politician in a plane crash, to southern India where a Soho hedonist operates.
The desolate garden, Danny Kemp.
Only months before the murder of Lord Elliot Paterson, and his youngest son Edward, an address in Leningrad is discovered hidden in the ledgers of the family's bank in Westminster, dating back to the 1930s. There is a spy in the family, but on whose side?
Serious sweet, A. L. Kennedy.
London love story about good willed Londoners: one who's privy to unpleasant government secrets and the other an accountant with a drink
The comfort of others, Kay Langdale.
Max, nearly 12, hasn't known his father so when his mother finds a new boyfriend, Max finds a friend.
The sudden appearance of Hope, Claire North.
From the author of "The 15 lives of Harry August" and some YA novels comes the strange story of a girl so unseen by family and peers that she begins to disappear.
This must be the place, Maggie O'Farrell.
Meet Daniel Sullivan, a man with a complicated life. A New Yorker living in the wilds of Ireland, he has children he never sees in California, a father he loathes in Brooklyn and a wife, Claudette, who is a reclusive ex-film star given to shooting at anyone who ventures up their driveway.
The missing wife, Sheila O'Flanagan.
Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince?
Gods and angels, David Park.
.Bringing together deeply affecting stories exploring masculinity, loneliness, isolation and longing, Gods and Angels is a masterful collection from one of Ireland's finest writer.
Red dirt, E.M. Reapy.
Three young Irish come to Australia for a better life and end up in a tough world of rough jobs and self-destructive behaviour.
Conrad & Eleanor, Jane Rogers.
The story of a marriage, and of two lives in science. When Conrad fails to return from a conference, Eleanor wonders if it is because of the affair she is having? Or perhaps it is because his research into transgenic monkey hearts is stalling; perhaps he is sick of having the less successful career of the two of them? She is a leading expert in stem cell research.
The truth about Julia, Anna Schaffner.
In June 2014, Julia White a beautiful and intelligent young woman blows up a coffee shop in central London, killing twenty-four people before turning herself in to the police. Apart from publishing a potentially ironic manifesto, she refuses to explain the reasons for her actions. Clare Hardenberg, an investigative journalist, has been commissioned to write a biography of the woman.
My Italian bulldozer, Alexander McCall Smith.
When writer Paul Stewart heads to the idyllic Italian town of Montalcino to finish his already late book, it seems like the perfect escape from stressful city life. Upon landing, however, things quickly take a turn for the worse when he discovers his hired car is nowhere to be found.
The bricks that built the houses, Kate Tempest.
Poet/rapper's debut set in London, a multigenerational story of drugs, desire and belonging to a group.
The one we fell in love with, Paige Toon.
Phoebe is caught between a rock and a hard place. Settle down and get married, or return to the French Alps to pursue her passion?
The Gustav sonata, Rose Tremain.
Beginning in the 1930s under the shadow of World War II, the story of two boys growing up in Switzerland.

Fiction from the rest of the World

A general theory of oblivion, Jose Eduardo Agualusa
As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices from next door, glimpses of someone peeing on a balcony, or a man fleeing his pursuers.
The bones of grace, Tahmima Anam.
On the eve of her departure to find the bones of the walking whale, the fossil that provides a missing link in our evolution, Zubaida Haque falls in love with Elijah Strong, a man she meets in a darkened concert hall in Boston. Author was born in Bangladesh and educated in America.
The gallery of lost species, Nina Berkhout.
Canadian author's tale of a woman who grows up in the shadow of her older sister and the bossiness of her mother. Excellent first
This too shall pass, Milena Busquets
Big bestseller in Spain. The story of a fortyish woman trying to come to terms with the loss of her mother and the pressures of motherhood, sex and
And then came Paulette, Barbara Constantine
Bestseller in Europe. Likeable comedy about a widower on a farm and his female neighbour who comes to stay temporarily.
A cup of rage, Raduan Nassar
A pair of lovers, a young female journalist and an older man who owns an isolated farm in the Brazilian outback spend the night together. The next day they proceed to destroy each other.
Akram's war, Nadim Safdar.
Radicalised young man leaves for a suicide mission when he meets a young woman to whom he will tell his story.
Moonstone : the boy who never was, Sjon
The year is 1918 and in Iceland the erupting volcano Katla can be seen colouring the sky night and day from the streets of Reykjavik. Yet life in the small capital carries on as usual, despite the natural disaster.
A place far away, Vahan Zanoyan.
Lara Galian is a hauntingly beautiful sixteen-year-old from a poor village in Armenia. A corrupt local rich man seduces her family with an offer to manage her through a wonderful modeling career, but when her mother accepts the offer, Lara is whisked away, raped and sent to Moscow. Forced into prostitution, Lara refuses to accept her fate as she's moved from Moscow to Dubai and eventually sold into the harem of a local VIP.

Fiction Selector's Choice

The last painting of Sara de Vos, Dominic Smith.
A gripping story that charts the collision course between a rare landscape by a female Dutch painter of the golden age, an inheritor of the work in 1950s Manhattan, and a celebrated art historian who painted a forgery of it in her youth.
The last time we spoke, Fiona Sussman.
One mild summer evening in rural New Zealand the lives of Carla Reid, a middle-aged farmer's wife, and Ben Toroa, an illiterate teen, brutally collide. Neither will be the same again, their futures forever linked. In the bleak aftermath of this home invasion, The last time we spoke traces both Carla and Ben's journey as they each try to make sense of their new reality. A gripping, strong and moving tale.
Shelter, Jung Yun.
Why should a man look after his parents when they failed him as a child? A strong first novel about the legacy of family violence across the generations and the possibility for redemption and healing.

Graphic Novel

Vertigo strange sports stories, Lauren Beukes
Agony, Mark Beyer
Civil War : Captain America, Iron Man : a Marvel comics event, Ed Brubaker
Aquaman. Volume 7, Exiled, Cullen Bunn
Harrow County. [1], Countless haints, Cullen Bunn
Harrow County. [2], Twice told, Cullen Bunn
Big kids, Michael DeForge.
Ody-C. Vol. 2, Sons of the wolf, Matt Fraction
Attack on Titan. 18, Hajime Isayama
Requiem of the rose king. Volume 4, Aya Kanno
The Goon in Once upon a hard time, Eric Powell.
Grayson. Volume 3, Nemesis, Tim Seeley
Attack on Titan. Before the fall. 7, Hajime Isayama
Food wars! : shokugeki no soma. 11, The sun always rises, Yuto Tsukuda
Frank in the 3rd dimension, Jim Woodring
Planetes. [Volume 1], Makoto Yukimura
Planetes. Volume 2, Makoto Yukimura.


Far from true, Linwood Barclay.
After the screen of a run-down drive-in movie theater collapses and kills four people, the daughter of one of the victims asks private investigator Cal Weaver to look into a recent break-in at her father's house. Cal discovers a hidden basement room where it's clear that salacious activities have taken place as well as evidence of missing DVDs.
Boar Island, Nevada Barr.
Dealing with cyber-bullying and stalking is new to Anna Pigeon. The target is Elizabeth, the adopted teenage daughter of her friend Heath Jarrod. Driven to despair by the disgusting rumors, Elizabeth attempts suicide. Heath calls in her aunt Gwen and her friend Anna Pigeon.
Daisy in chains, Sharon Bolton.
Famous killers have fan clubs. Hamish Wolfe is no different. Locked up for the rest of his life for the abduction and murder of three young women, he gets countless adoring letters every day. He's handsome, charismatic and very persuasive. His admirers are convinced he's innocent, and that he's the man of their dreams.
Tall tail : a Mrs. Murphy mystery, Rita Mae Brown
All things cease to appear, Elizabeth Brundage.
Professor and family move into an upstate New York farmhouse with a hidden past and dangerous things occur.
Death in the tunnel, Miles Burton
Vintage mystery from 1936.
Voice of the violin, Andrea Camilleri
Montalbano's gruesome discovery of a lovely, naked young woman suffocated in her bed immediately sets him on a search for her killer. There are a number of suspects.
The swimming pool, Louise Candlish.
A dark thriller that's been likened to "Rear window."
Death by water, Torkil Damhaug.
Psychologist Mailin Bjerke is due to appear on the notorious TV show Taboo, tackling its most sensational subject yet. But she never arrives at the studio. As the police struggle to find any sign of Mailin, her sister Liss, living on the edge in Amsterdam, takes matters into her own hands. Norwegian thriller.
Long time lost, Chris Ewan.
Nick Miller and his team provide a unique and highly illegal service, relocating at-risk individuals across Europe with new identities and new lives. Nick excels at what he does for a reason: he's spent years living in the shadows under an assumed name.
Eden, Candice Fox.
Most police duos run on trust, loyalty, and the desire to see killers in court. But Detective Frank Bennett's partner, the enigmatic Eden Archer, has nothing to offer him but darkness and danger. She doesn't mind catching killers but it's not the courthouse where her justice is served. And now Eden is about to head undercover to find three missing girls.
Lost and gone forever, Alex Grecian.
The latest in Scotland Yard's Murder Squad series.
Backhand smash, J. M. Gregson.
The latest in the Inspector Peach series.
Smoke and mirrors, Elly Griffiths.
Brighton, winter 1951. Pantomime season is in full swing on the pier with Max Mephisto starring in Aladdin, but Max's headlines have been stolen by the disappearance of two local children. When they are found dead in the snow, surrounded by sweets, it's not long before the press nickname them 'Hansel and Gretel'.
The long count, JM Gulvin.
The first in a new crime series featuring a Texas ranger on a case of a suicide that may be a murder.
Before the fall, Noah Hawley.
A suspense conspiracy thriller about a plane crash with only two survivors. The author is the creator of the TV series "Fargo."
Distress signals, Catherine Ryan Howard.
First novel from Irish writer about a missing person case which might or might not be a murder case.
Love you dead, Peter James.
An ugly duckling as a child, Jodie Bentley had two dreams in life to be beautiful and rich. She's achieved the first, with a little help from a plastic surgeon, and now she's working hard on the second. Her philosophy on money is simple: you can either earn it or marry it. Marrying is easy, it's getting rid of the husband afterwards that's harder, that takes real skill.
The Highwayman, Craig Johnson.
Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson's series, the basis for the hit TV drama Longmire.
The murder that never was, Andrea Kane.
Given the opportunity, would you assume someone else's identity and leave your old life behind? A serendipitous crossing of paths between Lisa Barnes, a down-on-her-luck job seeker, and Julie Forman, a personal trainer to an Olympic hopeful, forever changes the course of both women's lives.
Stalker, Lars Kepler
The police receive a video clip of a woman in a window and reason that someone must have been standing in the garden just outside her house to be able to film her. The next day the woman is found dead in her home. Scandinavian thriller.
The perplexing theft of the jewel in the crown, Vaseem Khan.
Second in the Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation series.
Don't you cry, Mary Kubica.
In downtown Chicago, a young woman named Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is the only clue, leaving her friend and roommate Quinn to wonder, who is Esther really?
The final word, Liza Marklund
Annika Bengtzon has spent her career telling stories that need to be heard. As a journalist, she's always been at the front line of criminal reporting, alongside the investigating officers. And now a court case that she's been reporting on the savage murder of a homeless man has begun to attract a lot of attention.
Blood flag, Steve Martini.
Defending a client accused of mercy-killing her father, attorney Paul Madriani is drawn into a treacherous conspiracy involving the victim's former unit from World War II and a feared Nazi relic.
The House of Secrets, Brad Meltzer and Tod Goldberg.
When Hazel Nash was six years old, her father taught her: mysteries needed to be solved. Hazel's father is Jack Nash, the host of America's favorite conspiracy TV show, The House of Secrets. Now, years later, Hazel wakes up in the hospital and remembers nothing. She's told she's been in a car accident that killed her father and injured her brother.
Mercy, Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer.
Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiance, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. He begs to die, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack.
The Hanging Club, Tony Parsons.
A band of vigilante executioners roam London's hot summer nights, abducting evil men and hanging them by the neck until dead.
The games, James Patterson & Mark Sullivan.
Two years ago Jack Morgan the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private was in charge of security for the World Cup in Brazil. During the championship final, the action nearly spilled from the field into the stands.
Paragon Walk, Anne Perry.
Inspector Thomas Pitt and his young wife, Charlotte, set themselves against a vicious murderer.
Rat run, Caro Ramsay.
In August 1992, a young mother and her two small sons were brutally murdered in the woods behind their home. The victims' neighbour Andrew Gyle was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment. Now, twenty-three years later, a macabre discovery throws new light on the case. Could there have been a shocking miscarriage of justice?
The birdwatcher, William Shaw.
Standalone thriller from the author of the excellent Breen & Tozer series set in 1960s London. This one is set in Kent where the policeman has been a murderer himself.
The crow girl, Erik Axl Smith
Scandinavian psychological thriller in which two women a police detective and a psychotherapist are faced with the question: how much suffering can one human being inflict upon another before he ceases to be human and becomes a monster?
Ink and bone, Lisa Unger.
A woman's mysterious psychic powers force her into a dangerous investigation of a child's suicide.
Fatal pursuit, Martin Walker.
A pair of murders, a little romance, and rivals in pursuit of a long-lost vintage car of unfathomable value Bruno, chief of police, is busy in another mystery set in the beautiful Dordogne.
Dead men don't order flake, Sue Williams.
On the night Leo Stone returns notionally from the dead, in reality from the Democratic Republic of the Congo Cass Tuplin gets a call from Gary Kellett. A call about an actual dead person: Gary's daughter, killed in a car crash.

New Zealand Fiction

Ladder to the moon, P.J. Fry.
It is 1977. Leila Ashrawi, from a middle-class Palestinian family dispossessed during the Arab-Israeli War of 1967, and John Ferris, a New Zealand Army captain serving as a UN military observer on the Israel-Lebanon border, meet and fall in love. Amidst confusion and violence the couple's plan to make a new life together on the other side of the world comes only at the expense of great anguish and desperation.
Absence, Joanna King.
Four sisters meet for a holiday on the spectacularly beautiful Cinque Terre coast of Italy. One of the sisters goes missing. Under the stress, the hidden emotional and sexual rivalries between the others are laid bare.
Mysterious mysteries of the Aro Valley, Danyl McLauchlan.
"Aro Comic Noir just may become a literary cult of its own." David Hill, NZ Herald
The blackbird sings at dusk, Linda Olsson.
One winter evening, Elias watches a woman move into his apartment building. Elisabeth refuses to open her door to anyone. Her only company is the Woman in Green, an unbidden vision from her childhood dreams. Elias, however, is not to be deterred and involves his friend Otto in trying to entice the woman out. As spring segues into summer, their lives become intertwined and their past stories are revealed.


Legacy of Hunters Ridge, Sarah Barrie.
The shock Cassano baby, Andie Brock.
Married for the boss's baby, Susan Carlisle.
A family for Chloe, Lucy Clark.
English rose in the outback, Lucy Clark.
The royal we, Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan.
Charlotte's Creek, Therese Creed.
Kept at the Argentine's command, Lucy Ellis.
Tempted by Hollywood's top doc, Louisa George.
In the boss's castle, Jessica Gilmore.
Claiming the royal innocent, Jennifer Hayward.
A tycoon to be reckoned with, Julia James.
Deception Island, Brynn Kelly.
Billionaire without a past, Carol Marinelli.
Morelli's mistress, Anne Mather.
One week with the French tycoon, Christy McKellen.
The most scandalous Ravensdale, Melanie Milburne.
Rafael's contract bride, Nina Milne.
Secret baby scandal, Joanne Rock.
Perfect rivals, Amy Ruttan.
Twins for the Texan, Charlene Sands.
Journey's End, Jennifer Scoullar.
The sheikh's last mistress, Rachael Thomas.
The doctor's baby secret, Scarlet Wilson.
The billionaire who saw her beauty, Rebecca Winters.

Saga & Historical

The summer guest, Alison Anderson.
To keep herself occupied after recently losing her sight, Zinaida begins a diary in the summer of 1888. When a family rents a guesthouse on her family's estate, Zinaida meets and befriends Anton, the middle son, who is a doctor and a writer.
The bachelor, Tilly Bagshawe.
Henry Saxton-Brae has it all a titled, self-made millionaire, his fiancee just happens to be a supermodel who is as kind and loyal as she is ravishingly beautiful. To top it all, he's just bought Hanborough Castle, the jewel in the crown of the Swell Valley.
Flight of the sparrow : a novel of early America, Amy Belding Brown.
Novel based on the life of Mary Rowlandson. Even before she was captured by Indians on a winter day of violence and terror, Mary Rowlandson sometimes found herself in conflict with her
Masks and shadows, Stephanie Burgis.
The year is 1779, and Carlo Morelli, the most renowned castrato singer in Europe, has been invited as an honored guest to Eszterhaza
Duke, David Churchill.
Normandy, 1037. Sparks fly from clashing swords as the game of thrones plays out in bloodshed. Of those named guardian to the boy Duke, all seek advantage and power. Most wish the boy dead. Some will go to any lengths to make it happen.
Evie's war, Kitty Danton.
First in a planned trilogy of World War II sagas featuring Eliza, a new teacher in a village school in Devonshire.
The angels of Lovely Lane, Nadine Dorries.
It is 1953 and five very different girls are arriving at the nurses' home in Lovely Lane, Liverpool, to start their training at St Angelus
A woman of courage, J.H. Fletcher.
Fighting her way from humble beginnings in a foster home to CEO of her own highly respected international company hasn't been easy for Hilary Brand. Even after she seems to have reached the top, troubles abound.
Let me tell you about a man I knew, Susan Fletcher.
1889 Provence and the wife of a hospital warden is drawn to a painter, Vincent Van Gogh.
Wedding bells for Nurse Connie, Jean Fullerton.
It's 1948 and the nurses of the East End of London are making the most of life post-war. For Connie in particular, things are looking rosy as she looks forward to planning a future with her sweetheart, Malcolm. But, as many a young bride-to-be has proved, the course of true love never did run smooth.
A house divided : an Easterleigh Hall novel, Margaret Graham.
As the storm clouds gather over Europe, life at Easterleigh Hall is about to change again 1937. Evie and her family have struggled to keep Easterleigh Hall, now a hotel, running during the depression, and with war looming, she worries for the children, who have to find their way in a changing world.
Ravenspur : rise of the Tudors, Conn Iggulden.
Final epic instalment in his "War of the Roses" series.
The Patterson girls, Rachael Johns.
When the Patterson daughters return home to Meadow Brook to be with their father after their mother's death, they bring with them a world of complication and trouble.
The watercolourist, Beatrice Masini.
The publishers are saying this is Kate Morton meets the Brontes! A coming odf age tale set in 19th century Italy.
Red Sand sunrise, Fiona McArthur.
When the father she barely knew dies suddenly, midwife Eve Wilson decides she owes it to him to go to the funeral and meet her stepfamily in Red Sand. She doesn't expect to be so completely charmed by the beautiful remote township in far west Queensland or by local station owner, Lex McKay.
A mother's love, Santa Montefiore.
Celeste is mourning the tragic death of her young son, Jack, from leukaemia. So when she learns that her nephew is coming to stay, she doesn't think she can bear to have another child in the house. But when Bruno arrives, she makes him feel welcome and loved, even though her heart is breaking.
The parrots, Alexandra Shulman.
Story of a rich family from an Italian fashion dynasty.
Napoleon's willow, Joan Norlev Taylor.
Historical novel that follows a young French whaler, an Englishwoman and a respected local Maori man, as their paths lead them to the same place - Akaroa circa 1840.
Katherine of Aragon : the true queen, Alison Weir.
Young Katherine of Aragon, daughter of Spain's powerful monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, was an exquisite prize in the royal marriage market. Golden-haired, sixteen years old, she was sent to England to marry the future king, Arthur, Prince of Wales. But when Arthur died a few months after their wedding, Katherine's bright future was suddenly eclipsed.
The kitchen maid, Valerie Wood.
Jenny is determined to make her own way in the world, and she secures a job as the kitchen maid in a grand house in Yorkshire. Gradually, she gains the attention of the young master of the house, and they fall in love. But their dreams turn to nightmares, culminating in a scandal that will force Jenny to leave behind everything she knows.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

Ring of fire IV, Eric Flint.
A cosmic accident the "Ring of Fire" has transported the 20th century West Virginia town of Grantville through both time and space, into the heart of Germany during the Thirty Years War.
War factory, Neal Asher.
Thorvald Spear, resurrected from his death over a hundred years earlier, continues to hunt Penny Royal, the rogue AI and dangerous war criminal on the run from Polity forces.
Sockpuppet, Matthew Blakstad.
Story of the Facebook age where everything is shared and one couple find there's a girl out there who doesn't exist and may be able to destroy the privacy of everyone in the U.K.
The sorcerer's daughter, Terry Brooks.
Third in the Defenders of Shannara series.
Gatefather : a novel of the Mither mages, Orson Scott Card.
Danny North is the first Gate Mage to be born on Earth in nearly 2000 years, or at least the first to survive to claim his power. Families of Westil in exile on Earth have had a treaty that required the death of any suspected Gate Mage.
The city of mirrors, Justin Cronin.
Third in his dynamic "Passage" series that appeals to those who don't even like fantasy.
William Shakespeare's The clone army attacketh : Star Wars part the second, Ian Doescher
A retelling of The attack of the clones in iambic pentameter, the style of Shakespeare. Between duty to the Jedi, attraction to Padme, and concern for his beloved mother, yeoman Jedi Anakin Skywalker struggles to be master of his fate. The path he chooses will determine not just his own destiny, but that of the entire Republic. Alack the day!
William Shakespeare's The phantom of menace : Star Wars' part the first, Ian Doescher,
A retelling of The phantom menace in the style of Shakespeare, featuring a disguised queen, a young hero, and two fearless knights facing a hidden, vengeful enemy.
The waking engine, David Edison.
Welcome to the City Unspoken, where Gods and Mortals come to die. Contrary to popular wisdom, death is not the end, nor is it a passage to some transcendent afterlife. Those who die merely awake as themselves on one of a million worlds, where they are fated to live until they die again, and wake up somewhere new.
The lyre thief, Jennifer Fallon.
Book one of" The Hythrun Chronicles - war of the Gods" series.
The Fireman, Joe Hill.
Chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save it, led by one powerful and enigmatic man known as the Fireman.
The wilful princess & the Piebald Prince, Robin Hobb.
One of the darkest legends in the Realm of the Elderlings recounts the tale of the so-called Piebald Prince, a Witted pretender to the throne unseated by the actions of brave nobles so that the Farseer line could continue untainted.
Blood of innocents, Mitchell Hogan.
Second in the Sorcery Ascendant Sequence.
Starborn, Lucy Hounsom.
Fantasy debut about a woman who breaks a sacred artefact and unleashes a startling chain of events.
The summon stone, Ian Irvine.
Begins a new epic fantasy series.
Children of earth and sky, Guy Gavriel Kay.
Visits a world that evokes one that existed in our own past, this time the tumultuous period of Renaissance Europe-a world on the verge of war, where ordinary lives play out in the grand scheme of kingdoms colliding.
End of watch, Stephen King.
Foiled in his attempt to commit a second mass murder, Hartsfield is confined to a hospital brain injury unit in a seemingly unresponsive state. But all is not what it seems: Brady is able to influence both his physician and the hospital librarian to commit crimes in the outside world.
The last quarrel, Duncan Lay.
Gaelland is a nation gripped by fear. In the country, fishing boats return with their crews mysteriously vanished, while farms are left empty, their owners gone into the night, meals still on the table. In the cities, children disappear from the streets or even out of their own beds.
The Summer Dragon : first book of the Evertide, Todd Lockwood.
Maia and her family raise dragons for the political war machine. As she comes of age, she hopes for a dragon of her own to add to the stable of breeding parents. But the war goes badly, and the needs of the Dragonry dash her hopes. Her peaceful life is shattered when the Summer Dragon one of the rare and mythical High Dragons makes an appearance in her quiet valley.
Dissidence, Ken MacLeod.
First book of the Corporation Wars trilogy.
A blade of black steel, Alex Marshall.
Second in the Crimson Empire series.
The Malice, Peter Newman.
In the south, the Breach stirs. Gamma's sword, the Malice, wakes, calling to be taken to battle once more. But the Vagrant has found a home now, made a life and so he turns his back, ignoring its call. The sword cries out, frustrated, until another answers. Her name is Vesper.
Mrs Bradshaw's handbook : an illustrated guide to the railway, Mrs Georgina Bradshaw [Terry Pratchett].
Authorised by Mr Lipwig of the Ankh-Morpork and Sto Plains Hygienic Railway himself, Mrs Georgina Bradshaw's invaluable guide to the destinations and diversions of the railway deserves a place in the luggage of any traveller, or indeed armchair traveller, upon the Disc.
Invisible planets : collected fiction, Hannu Rajaniemi.
Inside the firewall the city is alive. Buildings breathe, cars attack, angels patrol, and hyper-intelligent pets rebel. With unbridled invention and breakneck adventure, Hannu Rajaniemi is on the cutting-edge of science fiction.
The tower of the swallow, Andrzej Sapkowski
Latest in his series about Geralt the Witcher. Sapkowski is a very big name in his native Poland where he outsells Stephen King.
Cursed, Sue Tingey.
First in "Soulseer chronicles, " a mystery/science fantasy serries about a woman who sees ghosts and demons.
Smoke : a novel, Dan Vyleta.
In an alternate England, where people who are wicked in thought or deed are marked by the Smoke that pours from their bodies, Thomas, Charlie, and Livia notice that some people appear to be able to lie without triggering Smoke.
Fluency, Jennifer Foehner Wells.
NASA discovered the alien ship lurking in the asteroid belt in the 1960s. They kept the Target under intense surveillance for decades, letting the public believe they were exploring the solar system, while they worked feverishly to refine the technology needed to reach it.
Oracle : a house war novel, Michell West.
Beneath the streets of Averalaan, capital city of the Essalieyan Empire, lie the three Princes of the firstborn, doomed to sleep until the end of days. When gods walked the world, they feared the Sleepers. They fear them even now. If the Sleepers wake, the city will not survive and the Sleepers are waking.
Updraft, Fran Wilde.
Welcome to a world of wind and bone, songs and silence, betrayal and courage. Kirit Densira cannot wait to pass her wingtest and begin flying as a trader by her mother's side, being in service to her beloved home tower and exploring the skies beyond.