New Titles Fiction December 2016 (arrived in November 2016)


No man's land, David Baldacci.
John Puller may be the US Army's most tenacious investigator, but he is not equipped to face the truth about his mother's disappearance thirty years ago.
Cyanide games, Richard Beasley.
When Melissa Cheung's husband is arrested in China for corruption, her first call is to Peter Tanner. As a criminal defence barrister, Tanner often crosses paths with some of the most evil but wealthy members of the nation's underbelly.
The smoke hunter, Jacquelyn Benson.
Frustrated suffragette and would-be archaeologist Ellie Mallory stumbles across a map to a city that shouldn't exist, a jungle metropolis alive and flourishing centuries after the Mayan civilization mysteriously collapsed.
Odessa sea, Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler.
Over the years, Dirk Pitt has always had a knack for finding trouble. This time, it has found him.
Cold blood, Andy McNab.
Out on the ice, polar nears aren't the only natural born killers. Nick Stone is suffering. The two people he cared for most are gone.
Into a raging blaze, Andreas Norman
Swedish thriller about a woman who accidentally exposes secrets for an European spy agency. Shades of Edward Snowdon.
Inferno, Julian Stockwin.
1807. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd's famous sea action aboard Tyger has snatched his reputation from ignominy.
Invasive, Chuck Wendig.
On the isolated Kolohe Atoll in the middle of the Pacific ocean, a charismatic billionaire employs a team of scientists to conduct cutting-edge research that he hopes will change the world.

American Fiction

Waves of mercy, Lynn Austin.
Geesje de Jonge crossed the ocean at age seventeen with her parents and a small group of immigrants from the Netherlands to settle in the Michigan wilderness. Fifty years later, in 1897, she's asked to write a memoir of her early experiences as the town celebrates its anniversary
The mothers, Brit Bennett.
Debut about young love and secrets in a Californian black community. Impressive fiction debut.
Cakewalk, Rita Mae Brown.
In an America emerging from World War I, in Runnymede, Maryland, the distinctly free-thinking Hunsenmier sisters, Louise and Julia-- otherwise known as Wheezie and Jutz-- have a wide circle of friends.
The devoted, Suzanne Woods Fisher.
Ruthie Stoltzfus loves her family must decide about her future. Should she stay Amish, or leave?
The heart of Henry Quantum, Pepper Harding.
Henry forgets a Christmas present for his wife and on the 23rd December he sets off for the perfect present.
A Baxter family Christmas, Karen Kingsbury.
As Christmas nears, John Baxter makes a bold gesture--he invites a stranger to share Christmas Eve dinner with his family. But not just any stranger. This woman is the recipient of his daughter Erin's heart.
A gambler's anatomy, Jonathan Lethem.
Story of an international backgammon hustler who thinks he is psychic.
Mercury, Margot Livesey.
Loyalty, deceit and ambition in the racing industry where a woman takes on her late brother's racehorse.
Before the court of heaven, Jack Mayer.
Germany, after World War I. Ernst Werner Techow, son of a magistrate, a child of privilege, joins the violent right-wing response to Germany's defeat. As a member of the para-military Free Corps and the murderous Organization C, he is recruited into a clandestine assassination network trying to bring down Germany's fledgling Weimar democracy.
Commonwealth, Ann Patchett.
Commonwealth is the story of two broken families and the paths their lives take over the course of 40 years, through love and marriage, death and divorce, and a dark secret from childhood that lies underneath it all.
The girl from Venice, Martin Cruz Smith.
Venice, 1945. The war may be waning, but the city known as La Serenissima is still occupied and the people of Italy are in fear.
Mr. eternity, Aaron Thier.
Unusual tale that has echoes of David Mitchell's bestseller "Cloud Atlas." It has Daniel Defore time travelling and spans 1000 years of high seas adventure and environmental catastrophe.
Our hearts will burn us down, Anne Valente.
Impressive first novel about a school shooting in an American high school.
Small blessings, Martha Woodroof.
An English professor in an American college town meets the new woman at the local bookshop.

Australian fiction

Barbed wire and cherry blossoms, Anita Heiss.
5 August, 1944 Over 1000 Japanese soldiers break out of the No.12 Prisoner of War compound on the fringes of Cowra. In the carnage, hundreds are killed, many are recaptured, and some take their own lives rather than suffer the humiliation of ongoing defeat. But one soldier, Hiroshi, manages to escape.
Fearless, Fiona Higgins.
Six strangers from across the world converge on the tropical island of Bali to attend a course designed to help them face their fears.
The fence, Meredith Jaffe.
Gwen Hill has lived on Green Valley Avenue all her adult life. Here she brought her babies home, nurtured her garden and shared life's ups and downs with her best friend and neighbour, Babs. So when Babs dies and the house next door is sold, Gwen wonders how the new family will settle into the quiet life of this cosy community.
Paris for one and other stories, Jojo Moyes.
Liv, a spontaneous 23-year old graduate and Sophie, a provincial shop girl, both find themselves in Paris and in love. Though living decades apart, Liv and Sophie have a lot in common and they both find that marriage is only the beginning of their love stories.

British Fiction

Ghost stories, E. F. Benson
There's nothing sinister about a London bus. Nothing supernatural could occur on a busy Tube platform. There's nothing terrifying about a little caterpillar. And a telephone, what could be scary about that?
The little bookshop of lonely hearts, Annie Darling.
Once upon a time in a crumbling London bookshop, Posy Morland spent her life lost in the pages of her favourite romantic novels. So when Bookend's eccentric owner, Lavinia, dies and leaves the shop to Posy, she must put down her books and join the real world.
The dark flood rises, Margaret Drabble.
Francesca Stubbs holds our hand as we take a walk through old age and death. Fran brings us to drinks with her dear friends, dropping off mouth- watering suppers for Claude, her ex-husband, warm and cosy in his infirmity. She visits her daughter, Poppet, holed up as the waters rise in a sodden West Country, and texts her son Christopher in Lanzarote, as he deals with the estate of his shockingly deceased girlfriend.
The years that followed, Catherine Dunne.
Dublin. Calista is young, beautiful, and headstrong. When she falls in love with the charming, older Alexandros and moves to his native Cyprus, she could never imagine that her whirlwind courtship would lead to a dark and violent marriage. But Calista learns to survive.
Leave me, Gayle Forman.
For every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, for every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother.
Snowdrift and other stories, Georgette Heyer.
A collection of Regency short stories, previously published as "Pistols for two" but collected here with three newly discovered stories not seen since 1939.
Secrets of a happy marriage, Cathy Kelly.
Bess is hoping to show everyone just how happy her recent marriage is, but behind all the party-planning the cracks are beginning to show. Why is joining a family so difficult?
It was only ever you, Kate Kerrigan.
Patrick Murphy has charm to burn and a singing voice to die for. Many people will recognise his talent. Many women will love him.
Thin air : a ghost story, Michelle Paver.
The Himalayas, 1935. Kangchenjunga. Third-highest peak on earth. Greatest killer of them all. Five Englishmen set off from Darjeeling, determined to conquer the sacred summit. But courage can only take them so far and the mountain is not their only foe. As the wind dies, the dread grows. Mountain sickness. The horrors of extreme altitude. A past that will not stay buried. And sometimes, the truth does not set you free.
Secrets at the Little Village School : a Little Village School novel, Gervase Phinn.
The Bertie project : a 44 Scotland Street novel, Alexander McCall Smith.
Bertie's respite from his overbearing mother, Irene, is over. She has returned from the middle-east, only to discover that her son has been exposed to the worst evils of cartoons, movies and Irn Bru, and her wrath falls upon her unfortunate husband.
Autumn, Ali Smith.
First of a "seasonal" quartet of novels, making an unconventional love story.
Swing time, Zadie Smith.
Tale of two women whose friendship collapses. Set in Northwest London and West Africa.
Cousins, Salley Vickers.
A man's accident ripples through generations of an eccentric family in a superb novel that takes you from the outbreak of WWII to the present day.


Chaos mage, Stephen Aryan.
Voechenka is a city under siege. Decimated by the Battlemage war, its restless dead attack every night, begging the living to join them beyond the grave. Three survivors will fight to save the city.
Summerlong, Peter S. Beagle.
It is a dark and stormy Puget Sound winter until the arrival of Lioness Lazos. Even the weather takes notice when Lioness appears, as if out of nowhere, waiting tables in a diner.
Conspiracy of ravens, Lila Bowen.
Second book in the Shadow series.
The plague of swords, Miles Cameron.
4th in the Traitor Son Cycle series.
Lunangelique, Kristin R. Campbell.
Life has been great for Alexis. She has loving parents, a twin brother, great friends, and lives a life every teenager dreams. However, her and her brother are adopted, and Alexis struggles with wanting to know who her real parents are, yet not wanting to hurt her adopted parents by finding out. Just as she gives up her search, Cole moves in across the street. He has a secret past and "talents" that aren't humanly possible.
The Night Voice, Barb & J. C. Hendee.
Second in the Noble Dead Saga 4 series,
Nevernight, Jay Kristoff.
Dark fantasy about a girl whose father is hanged as a traitor leading her to adopt the shape of a cat to escape from her pursuers.
A city dreaming, Daniel Polansky.
New York and a drifter with limited magical powers is caught up in the rivalry between the city's two queens.
The blood mirror, Brent Weeks.
4th in the Lightbringer series.

Fiction from the rest of the World

The angel of history, Rabih Alameddine.
One night in a psychiatric hospital waiting room where a poet recalls his life in an Egyptiran brothel to his time in San Francisco as a gay man during the AIDS epidemic.
The German girl, Armando Lucas Correa
Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black flags; her family's fine possessions are hauled away; and they are no longer welcome in the places that once felt like home.
Nightmare in Berlin, Hans Fallada
Late April, 1945. The war is over, yet Dr Doll, a loner and 'moderate pessimist', lives in constant fear. By night, he is haunted by nightmarish images of the bombsite in which he is trapped he, and the rest of Germany. More than anything, he wishes to vanquish the demon of collective guilt.
The ice-cream makers, Ernest van der Kwast
In the far north of Italy lies the valley of the ice-cream makers about a dozen villages where, for generations, people have specialised in making ice cream. Giuseppe Talamini claims it was actually invented here. Delightful tale that was a bestseller in Europe.
Echoland, Per Petterson
Twelve-year-old Arvid and his family are on holiday, staying with his grandparents in Denmark. Confused by the underlying tension between his mother and grandmother, Arvid is grappling with his own sense of self. He's on the cusp of becoming a teenager, feeling awkward in his own skin.
The tobacconist, Robert Seethaler
Vienna 1937 and a teeage boy is apprentice to elderly tobacconsts. Among the clients is cigar connoisseur Professor Freud.
Everfair, Nisi Shawl.
Fabian Socialists from Great Britian join forces with African-American missionaries to purchase land from the Belgian Congo's "owner," King Leopold II. This land, named Everfair, is set aside as a safe haven, an imaginary Utopia for native populations of the Congo as well as escaped slaves returning from America and other places.
The gravity of love : ode to my family, Sara Stridsberg
Highly praised novel set in a Stockholm psychiatric hospital about an unstable man and his family.
The longest winter, Kevin Sullivan.
Sarajevo-set novel about life in the city during the Bosnian War seen through the eyes of a British doctor, an American journalist and a young Bosnian.

Graphic novel

Sun tamer : Aotearoa mythology, Vincent Egan, Madison Henry.
Cousin Joseph, Jules Feiffer.
Rogue Trooper : tales of Nu-Earth. Volume 03, Gerrry Finley-Day
Troll bridge, Neil Gaiman ; art, Colleen Doran ; letters, Todd Klein.
Mooncop, Tom Gauld.
The wicked + the divine. Vol. 4, Rising action, Kieron Gillen
Cormorance, Nick Hayes.
The walking dead. Volume 26, Call to Arms, Robert Kirkman
Joe Golem occult detective. [1], The rat catcher and the sunken dead, Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden
Inuyashiki. 5, Hiroya Oku
Low. Volume 3, Shore of the dying light, Rick Remender
Demon. Volume 1, Jason Shiga.
Judge. Vol. 6, Yoshiki Tonogai


Days without end, Sebastian Barry.
Having signed up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War. Orphans of terrible hardships themselves, they find these days to be vivid and alive, despite the horrors they both see and are complicit in.
The locksmith's daughter, Karen Brooks.
Daughter of London's master locksmith becomes involved in a conspiracy threatening the life of Queen Elizabeth.
The constant queen, Joanna Courtney.
Elizaveta is princess of Kiev, but that doesn't stop her chasing adventure.
The shogun's queen, Lesley Downer.
Story of Princess Atsu and her struggle to save Japan.
Morning Star : sun born, W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear ;
A thousand years ago, the mighty Cahokian civilization dominated the North American continent from its capital near modern St. Louis. From Wisconsin to the Gulf of Mexico, settlers and priests carried word of the power of their gods.
Victoria, Daisy Goodwin.
In June 1837, the eighteen-year-old Victoria wakes up to find that she is Queen of the most powerful nation in the world. But will she be queen in her own right, or a puppet controlled by her mother and the sinister Sir John Conroy?
Shieldwall, Justin Hill.
The year is 1016 and England burns while the Viking armies blockade the great city of London. King Ethelred lies dying and the England he knew dies with him; the warring kingdoms of Mercia, Wessex and Northymbria tremble on the brink of great change.
The black friar, S. G. MacLean.
The return of Samian Seeker, Captain of Cromwell's Guard, London, 1655.
The plague charmer, Karen Maitland.
Exmoor 1361 and a packhorse accepts help to escape the plague. Medieval thriller with a supernatural twist.
Accession, Livi Michael.
Margaret Beaufort and Margaret of Anjou - two women who have fought to the bitter end to see their sons take the English throne.
The blind astronomer's daughter, John Pipkin.
18th century Ireland and a woman continues the work of her astronomer father while Ireland moves towards rebellion.
By gaslight, Steven Price.
London, 1895: In a city of fog and darkness, the notorious thief Edward Shade exists only as a ghost, a fabled con, a thief of other men's futures.
Lady cop makes trouble, Amy Stewart.
In 1915, lady cops were not expected to chase down fugitives on the streets of New York City. But Constance Kopp never did what anyone expected.
A gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles.
Historical saga set almost wholly inside Moscow's most luxurious hotel where Count Rostov is imprisoned.
Daughter of the last king, Tracey Warr.
1093. The three sons of William the Conqueror Robert Duke of Normandy, William II King of England and Count Henry fight with each other for control of the Anglo-Norman kingdom created by their father's conquest.


A terrible beauty, Tasha Alexander.
Lady Emily retreats to her villa on the island of Santorini for a brief respite from London. But when she arrives, the housekeeper informs her that the master of the house has returned Emily's first husband who died a decade earlier.
You were never really here, Jonathan Ames.
A hammer was Joe's favourite weapon. He was his father's son, after all. Joe has witnessed things that cannot be erased. A former FBI agent and Marine, his abusive childhood has left him damaged beyond repair. So he hides away, earning a living rescuing girls who have been kidnapped into the sex trade.
Without mercy : a Body Farm novel, Jefferson Bass.
Bill Brockton has spent twenty-five years solving brutal murders but none so bizarre and merciless as his latest case.
The killing in the cafe : a Fethering mystery, Simon Brett.
When Jude joins a committee to save the local cake shop, she finds the meetings fraught with petty power struggles and monstrous egos, a situation that worsens when she and Carole find a dead body with a link to the shop.
A voice in the night, Andrea Camilleri
Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide?
High heat, Richard Castle.
An ISIS-style beheading of a journalist, carried out by a New York City group pledging fealty to that rogue state, becomes more than just another case for NYPD Captain Nikki Heat when the killers announce their next target: her husband.
Betrayal, Martina Cole.
Survival. It's all down to who you trust. Aiden O'Hara has been head of the family since he was kid, and he's going to keep it that way.
Chaos, Patricia Cornwell.
Latest in the Kay Scarpetta series.
Fireraiser : an Oslo crime files novel, Torkil Damhaug
A man obsessed with the cleansing power of fire is destroying everything that reminds him of his youth. He calls himself the Fire
Signal loss, Garry Disher.
A small bushfire, but nasty enough for ice cooks to abandon their lab. Fatal, too. But when the bodies in the burnt-out Mercedes prove to be a pair of Sydney hitmen, Inspector Hal Challis's inquiries into a local ice epidemic take a darker turn.
Death do us part, Steven Dunne.
Even death cannot part these couples. DI Damen Brook is on a rare period of leave and determined to make the most of it by re-connecting with his daughter Terri. But with her heavy drinking proving a challenge, Brook takes the opportunity to visit a local murder scene when his help is requested.
Livia Lone, Barry Eisler.
Action thriller about a Seattle sex crimes detective out for revenge in a world of conspiracies.
Turbo twenty-three, Janet Evanovich.
The latest Stephanie Plum case.
Between the crosses, Matthew Frank.
Former Army veteran is now a detective and faced with a double homicide in a London house.
The absence of guilt, Mark Gimenez.
An ISIS attack on America is narrowly averted when the FBI uncovers a plot to detonate a weapon of mass destruction in Dallas, Texas during the Super Bowl.
The penny jumper, James Grippando.
Astrophysicist Ainsley Grace has teamed up with her mother's former colleague at MIT to finish Project Cosmic Company, which her mother had been working on when she died.
The whistler, John Grisham.
Lacy Stoltz, an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct, takes on a case involving a corrupt judge, a Native American casino, and the mafia when a previously disbarred lawyer approaches her on behalf of a client who claims to know the truth.
Beyond the truth, Anne Holt
Four people are found shot dead at the luxury home of the Stahlbergs, one of Oslo's wealthiest dynasties and notorious for highly publicised
Magpie murders, Anthony Horowitz.
When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life. She's worked with the revered crime writer for years and his detective, Atticus Pund, is renowned for solving crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s.
The wrong hand, Jane Jago.
Two boys lure a younger boy away and murder him. Ten years later they are out of prison and under new identities.
The fourth victim, Mari Jungstedt
A violent robbery. A hit-and-run. A brutal murder. In the stifling heat of an August morning on the beautiful Swedish island of Gotland, terror shatters the
Death ship, Jim Kelly.
When an explosion rips across Hunstanton Beach on the north Norfolk coast, an abandoned Second World War bomb is assumed to be the cause but is it? Could there be a connection with the new pier being built and the increasingly bitter campaign to halt its construction?
The fall guy, James Lasdun.
It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with the arrival of a fourth character, the household finds itself suddenly in the grip of uncontrollable passions.
Tell the truth, shame the devil, Melina Marchetta.
Chief Inspector Bish Ortley of the London Met, divorced and still grieving the death of his son, has been drowning his anger in Scotch. Something has to give, and he's no sooner suspended from the force than a busload of British students is subject to a deadly bomb attack across the Channel. Bish's daughter is one of those on board.
The enemy within, Edward Marston.
Pentonville Prison. Wally Hibbert is serving a long sentence for arson. But after befriending and tricking one of the officers, Hibbert makes an audacious escape. Inspector Marmion, the detective who arrested Hibbert, is warned to watch his back.
The reckoning on Cane Hill, Steve Mosby.
Detectives David Groves and Mark Nelson embark on a journey that will force them to face their own wrongs while investigating the death of Groves' son and a woman who claims to be back from the dead.
Holding, Graham Norton.
Is everybody writing a mystery these days? Yes, it is the chat show host entering the top genre of today.
Bullseye, James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge.
Snow blankets the avenues of Manhattan's exclusive Upper West Side. The storm is the perfect cover for a fashionable, highly trained team of lethal assassins as they prowl the streets, hunting their prey.
Cross the line, James Patterson.
Latest in the Alex Cross series.
A Christmas message, Anne Perry.
Christmas 1900. Victor Narraway, Thomas Pitt's former boss and his new wife Vespasia are travelling by train from Jaffa to Jerusalem. Although enjoying their time together and the interesting people they meet, Vespasia soon becomes concerned that someone is watching their every move.
Cut, Marc Raaba
Big seller in Europe. A serial killer thriller.
The bone collection, Kathy Reichs.
In this never-before-published story, Tempe recalls the case that lured her from a promising career in academia into the grim but addictive world of criminal investigation.
Murderabilia, Craig Robertson.
The first commuter train of the morning slowly rumbles away from platform seven of Queen St station. Everyone on board is sleepy, avoiding eye contact, reluctant to admit the day has begun. And then, as the train emerges from a tunnel, the screaming starts.
Escape clause : a Virgil Flowers novel, John Sandford.
The first storm comes from, of all places, the Minnesota zoo. Two large and very rare Amur tigers have vanished from their cage, and authorities are worried that they've been stolen for their body parts.
If you dare, Erica Spindler.
It's been three months since that night, the night that Micki almost died. Physically, she's healed but the nightmares remain, and she can't shake the feeling that more happened that night than Zach is telling her. But why would her partner lie to her?
The ice lands, Steinar Bragi
Psychological thriller about four people on a camping trip that turns deadly. Described as Iceland's "Twin Peaks" with a Stephen King edge.
Shadows and sun, Dominique Sylvain
Lola Jost, formerly of the Paris police force and crime fighting partner Ingrid Dresel investigate.
Devil sent the rain, Lisa Turner.
The heart can be an assassin. Homicide Detective Billy Able knows that from experience. Fresh from solving Memphis's most sensational murder case, Billy and his ambitious new partner, Frankie Malone, are called to a bizarre crime scene on the outskirts of town.
The tunnel, Carl-Johan Vallgren
Private eye Danny Katz is trying to track down his former drug dealer in the nasty world of Stockholm's porn industry.
A most novel revenge, Ashley Weaver.
February 1933. Receiving a mysterious summons from her cousin Laurel, Amory Ames and her playboy husband Milo, set off for the Lyonsgate estate post-haste.
Sex, lies & serious money, Stuart Woods.
Stone Barrington takes on a client who gives him a run for his money.
Why did you lie?, Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Standalone thriller by the author of the Thora Gudmundsdottir series is a creepy tale of long-delayed retribution.

New Zealand Fiction

Stories on the four winds = Nga hau e wha, Brian Bargh and Robyn Bargh.
This collection brings together twenty short stories from eighteen of New Zealand's accomplished
The boy in the yellow hat : and other whimsical tales from the Autumn Leaves Retirement Home, Mike Doig
Purely fictional tales of the many tricky moments and charming but eccentric characters who brighten up the lives of residents in the home of the title..
Forest affairs : the return home, Roger Keey.
Dave Spencer returns to New Zealand with his new American wife to take up a position as manager of a newly created forest reserve. His vision of a a place where one can see trees from around the world is compromised by a lack of funding and other local interests, while his wife finds it difficult to settle in a land where she is a stranger.
All day at the movies, Fiona Kidman.
Wry, moving, beautifully observed and politically astute, this latest novel from one of our finest chroniclers pinpoints universal truths through very New Zealand lives. Life isn't always like it appears in the movies.
Billy bird, Emma Neale.
Moving, insightful, lyrical and also at times very funny, this novel is a supple, disarmingly frank exploration of parenthood.


His illegitimate heir, Sarah M. Anderson.
Swept away by the seductive stranger, Amy Andrews.
The courage to love her army doc, Karin Baine.
A deal with Alejandro, Maya Blake.
The return of the Di Sione wife, Caitlin Crews.
Now and again, Jennifer Ellision.
Unemployed. Broke. Maid of Honour. All (unfortunately) words that describe Em Hayes. Without any job leads in San Francisco, Em caves to her mother's promise of free rent and returns home. Her best friend, Nikki, couldn't be more thrilled. Em's degree in Event Management is gathering dust, and what better way to put it to use than planning Nikki's wedding?
Her festive baby bombshell, Jennifer Faye.
Waking up to Dr Gorgeous, Emily Forbes.
Married for the tycoon's empire, Abby Green.
Dead sexy, Tate Hallaway.
Obsession, Helen Hardt.
Possession, Helen Hardt.
Taking Catie, Helen Hardt.
Taming Angelina, Helen Hardt.
Tantalizing Maria, Helen Hardt.
Teasing Annie, Helen Hardt.
Tempting Dusty, Helen Hardt.
Treasuring Amber, Helen Hardt.
Trusting Sydney, Helen Hardt.
A Cinderella for the Greek, Julia James.
The pregnancy proposition, Andrea Laurence.
Surrendering to the Italian's command, Kim Lawrence.
Baby of his revenge, Jennie Lucas.
Christmas under a cranberry sky, Holly Martin.
Fairytale beginnings : a heartwarming romantic comedy, Holly Martin.
A countess for Christmas, Christy McKellen.
A mistletoe kiss with the boss, Susan Meier.
Second chance with Lord Branscombe, Joanna Neil.
The Venetian House, Mary Nickson.
The unexpected holiday gift, Sophie Pembroke.
Reawakened by the surgeon's touch, Jennifer Taylor.
Indebted to Moreno, Kate Walker.
One kiss in Tokyo, Scarlet Wilson.
The Spaniard's pregnant bride, Maisey Yates.


Evie's allies, Kitty Danton.
After having her heart broken not once but twice, Evie Yeo has sworn off men and is focusing on her job teaching at the village school. Her class is much bigger now that evacuees have come to Lymbridge and if she thought her previous boss the mother of her scoundrel of an ex-fiance was bad, she's in for a tough term.
The maid's courage, Rosie Goodwin.
Ginny is devastated by the death of her mother, her two little brothers and her sister but her father is destroyed by the loss. After a series of drunken mistakes, her father is imprisoned for murder, and Ginny and her little brother Charlie lose the only home they've ever known.
The English agent, Clare Harvey.
How far will two women go to survive a war? Having suffered a traumatic experience in the Blitz, Edie feels utterly disillusioned with life in wartime London. The chance to work with the Secret Operations Executive (SOE) helping the resistance in Paris offers a fresh start.
A shilling for a wife, Emma Hornby.
Set in Lancashire where a woman is "bought" from the workhouse to become the wife of a bully. The novel shows how she fights for herself and her
A distant journey, Di Morrissey.
In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry Australian grazier Murray Parnell, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales.
The family secret, Fiona Palmer.
Kim Richards is a creative woman of the land, a rural ambassador who's renowned for her contribution to her community. But deep down, she's lonely. She's already watched the man she loves falls for someone else, and her dream of starting her own family feels like it's slipping through her fingers. Enter Charlie McNamara, an older man who's arrived in Lake Grace on business.
Christmas for the halfpenny orphans, Cathy Sharp.
Little twin sisters, Sarah and Samantha are all alone in the world. When their mother died giving birth to Sarah, she was blamed for the death by her father and her learning difficulties serve only to make him more angry and violent towards her. Now he's finally abandoned them both and they've found sanctuary at St Saviour's Children's Home in London's East End.
The award, Danielle Steel.
Gaelle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France. In a matter of months, her father and brother are killed, her mother descends into madness, and her closest friend, Rebekah Feldmann, is sent to a detention camp.
One week in August, Margaret Thornton.
August, 1955. Janice Butler is working as a waitress at her mother's Blackpool boarding house before she heads off to university.
No place for a woman, Val Wood.
When Lucy's parents are killed in a train crash, her kindly uncle steps in to look after the little girl to the initial apprehension of his wife and her son. However, Lucy's sweet, spirited charm slowly wins over her new family, and as she overcomes the trauma of her childhood, she grows up inspired to become a doctor, just like her father.

Science Fiction

The sound of the sea, Gillian Anderson & Jeff Rovin.
After discovering the secrets to the Gaalderkhani tiles ancient computers that house not just memories, but untold destructive force Caitlin O'Hara's son gets accidentally thrust back in time. In order to save him she must master the power of the tiles and figure out what the Gaalderkhani's modern relatives are searching and killing for. Can she put the pieces together and bring her son back home again?
A closed and common orbit, Becky Chambers.
Standalone sequel to her debut "A long way to a small angry planet."
The White City, Simon Morden.
Second in the "Down" series.
Altered carbon, Richard Morgan.
Takeshi Kovacs is an Envoy, a soldier trained to withstand transfer from one body to the next. He is employed (resleeved) by a Meth (as in Methuselah) billionaire who was killed (and subsequently resleeved) and who wants to know how and why.
Waking Hell, Al Robertson.
Cutting edge cyberpunk sequel to "Crashing heaven."
Remanence, Jennifer Foehner Wells.
In defiance of NASA, Jane Holloway, the linguist of the Providence expedition, commandeers the alien ship that crew explored. She sets off to return that ship's marooned navigator to his home world, determined to discover who was behind the genocide that destroyed his original crew.


Flame across the land, Colin Bainbridge.
Gone West!, Paul Bedford.
100 golden eagles for Iron Eyes, Rory Black.
The Danville stagecoach robbery, Frank Chandler.
The Kid, Ron Hansen.
Jordan's Crossing, Ethan Harker.