New Titles Fiction November 2016 (arrived in October 2016)


The flame bearer, Bernard Cornwell.
With Britain in an uneasy state of peace, Uhtred of Bebbanburg at last has the chance to take back the home his traitorous uncle stole from him so many years ago and which his scheming cousin still occupies. But he will need all the skills he has learned in a lifetime of war to make his dream come true.
A divided spy, Charles Cumming.
Thomas Kell thought he was done with spying. A former MI6 officer, he devoted his life to the service, but it has left him with nothing but grief and a simmering anger against the Kremlin. Then Kell is offered an unexpected chance at revenge.
On target, Mark Greaney.
Four years ago, Court Gentry was betrayed by his handlers in the CIA. To survive, he had to eliminate his own brothers in arms. Now, as a master assassin known as the Gray Man, he makes his living killing other people.
The one man, Andrew Gross.
Auschwitz, 1944. Alfred Mendl's days are numbered. But he has little left to live for his family were torn away from him, his life's work burned in front of his eyes until a glimmer of hope arises as he watches a game of chess. To the guards Mendl is just another prisoner, but in fact he holds knowledge that only two people in the world possess.
Devour, L. A. Larkin.
Investigative journalist Olivia Wolfe in peril in Antarctica.
Assassin's silence, Ward Larsen.
Third book in the series featuring assassin David Slaton.
The Midas legacy, Andy McDermott.
Latest in the action adventure series featuring Nina Wilde and Eddie Chase.
One-way trip : Sniper elite, Scott McEwen with Thomas Koloniar.
Navy Master Chief Gil Shannon, one of America's most lethal SEAL snipers, launches his own bold mission comprised of SEAL Team Six and Delta Force fighters to free a female helicopter pilot being held and brutally mistreated by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan.
Order to kill, Vince Flynn
Mitch Rapp is used to winning but now the CIA operative finds himself chasing false leads from continent to continent in an effort to keep nukes from falling into the hands of terrorists.
Ghosts of Havana, Todd Moss.
When four American sport fishermen stray into Cuban waters and are promptly arrested by Castro's navy, State Department crisis manager Judd Ryker finds himself called in to negotiate their release.
The last one, Alexandra Oliva.
Debut psychological suspense tale about a woman who signs up for a reality TV show that challenges everything.
Red earth, Tony Park.
An assassination. A stolen baby. A race to the death. Durban, South Africa, a car is hijacked. Suzanne Fessey fights back and kills one thief but the other, wounded, escapes with her baby on board.
The four legendary kingdoms, Matthew Reilly.
Fourth book in the Jack West Junior series.
The darkest hour, Tony Schumacher.
Alternative history thriller set just after World War II with a London detective having to join forces with his NAZI boss to save his kidnapped
Pharaoh, Wilbur Smith.
Latest book in his Ancient Egyptian series.
Nothing short of dying, Erik Storey.
Launches a new series featuring Clive Barr who works as a gun for hire in the Third World. In this tale he gets an urgent call to find his sister. Action in the Lee Child mould.
The brother, Joakim Zander
A big bestseller in Sweden by the author of "The swimmer, " about a woman who abandons her brother and then hears that he is dead and had been on the CIA's most wanted list.

American Fiction

All of us and everything, Bridget Asher.
Author is a pseudonym for Juliana Baggott. Family story about sisters coming together at the family home.
The life she wants, Robyn Carr.
In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in New York City and, although she was never involved in the business, Emma bears the burden of her husband's crimes.
Winter storms, Elin Hilderbrand.
Some of the stormy weather of the past few seasons seems to have finally lifted for the Quinns. Kevin is about to tie the knot with Isabelle, and there's hopeful news about Bart, who has been captured by enemy forces in Afghanistan. That doesn't mean there aren't a few dark clouds on the horizon but Christmas should make it better.
The complete Orsinia : Malafrena stories and songs, Ursula K. Le Guin
Before she upended the conventions of science fiction with such path-breaking works as The Left Hand of Darkness and The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin created the richly imagined world of Orsinia
The wish, Beverly Lewis.
Leona Speicher got the "sister" she'd always dreamed of the day Gloria Gingerich and her family moved to Lancaster County Amish farmland. The Arkansas newcomers seem to be everything a devout Plain family should be, and Leona can't help comparing Gloria's's engaging young parents to her own.
Commonwealth, Ann Patchett.
A tale of two families over fifty years, beginning in 1964 in L.A. where an encounter at a christening leads to a blended family.
All things hidden, Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse.
Dr. Jeremiah Vaughan came to rural Alaska in 1935, hoping for a better future. But the truth about his past could ruin his chance at love.
Small great things, Jodi Picoult.
Ruth Jefferson is a labour and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child.
Today will be different, Maria Semple.
By the author of the much praised "Where'd you go Bernadette" comes a tale of a woman trying to sort her life out.
The virginity of famous men : stories, Christine Sneed.
Award-winning story writer Christine Sneed's deeply perceptive collection on the human condition, features protagonists attempting to make peace with the paths they have taken thus far.
Two by two, Nicholas Sparks.
At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expansive home. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. However, things might change.

Australian fiction

Colours of gold, Kaye Dobbie.
Named by the wife of the paddle steamer captain who finds her half drowned in the Murray River, Alice must survive in a world that reviles her. Because Alice has a gift or a curse. She can see an aura of colours around the people she meets and those colours tell her of impending doom.
The best of Adam Sharp, Graeme Simsion.
On the cusp of fifty, Adam Sharp has a loyal partner, earns a good income as an IT contractor and is the music-trivia expert at quiz nights. It's the lifestyle he wanted, but something's missing. Two decades ago, on the other side of the world, his part-time piano playing led him into a passionate relationship with Angelina Brown, who'd abandoned law studies to pursue her acting dream. Author is Auckland born.
On the blue train, Kristel Thornell.
What really did happen to Agatha Christie during her mysterious eleven-day disappearance just as she was on the cusp of fame?
Goodwood, Holly Throsby.
Goodwood is a small town where everyone knows everything about everyone. It's a place where it's impossible to keep a secret. In 1992, when Jean Brown is seventeen, a terrible thing happens.
Blame, Nicole Trope.
There has been an accident and a child has died. There has been an accident and two mothers are destroyed. Two families will never be the same. There has been an accident but who is to blame?

British Fiction

Peking picnic, Ann Bridge.
Northern China is the setting for this "Atlantic Monthly" award-winning novel which depicts the private lives behind the face of diplomatic life in 1930s
Christmas at the Little Beach Street Bakery, Jenny Colgan.
It's Christmas in the Cornish coastal village of Mount Polbearne a time for family, friends and feasting. When Polly's not creating delicious treats in the Little Beach Street bakery. Then a storm hits.
Transit, Rachel Cusk.
In the wake of family collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London. The process of upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitions in their
The wonder, Emma Donoghue.
Inspired by numerous European and North American cases of "fasting girls" between the 16th and the 20th centuries, this is a psychological thriller about a child's murder threatening to happen in slow motion before our eyes. From the author of the bestseller, "Room."
Bridget Jones's baby : the diaries, Helen Fielding.
Tie-in to the current movie.
The yellow houses, Stella Gibbons.
Wilfred Davis, quiet, retired, respectable widower, is sitting and sobbing on a park bench. He has lost his daughter and any sense of purpose. A mysterious stranger passes him a handkerchief, and strikes up a conversation that leads to friendship and an unconventional new home for Wilfred.
The star witness, Andy Hamilton.
Kevin Carver is a household name. A popular TV soap star, he's coasting through life in the same semi-detached, slightly smug way he's always done. But when he dumps his much-too-young-for-him girlfriend in the same callous way he's come to treat those around him, he makes the first in a series of mistakes.
Conclave, Robert Harris.
The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.
Cartes postales from Greece, Victoria Hislop
Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial: A. With their bright skies, blue seas and alluring images of Greece, these cartes postales brighten her life. After six months, to her disappointment, they cease. What might happen next?
Maybe I'll write more later ... maybe, Patricia Ilich.
A couple come together through a tragedy and what might be something of a miracle.
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. Rose, the sweetheart he leaves behind in Ireland, can never forget him and will move heaven and earth to find him again, long after he has married another woman.
The great divorce, C. S. Lewis.
C.S. Lewis's dazzling allegory about heaven and hell and the chasm fixed between them is one of his most brilliantly imaginative tales, as he takes issue with the ideas in William Blake's 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'.
Incredible bodies, Ian McGuire.
Thirty-something Morris Gutman is a chronically indecisive temporary lecturer at the University of Coketown. Life hasn't turned out as he planned: he has a demanding wife, an insomniac child and teaches demeaning courses to ungrateful English students. However, he is willing to do whatever it takes to negotiate a permanent departmental job. Sharp and funny tale of the academic world.
Jerusalem, Alan Moore.
In the half a square mile of decay and demolition that was England's Saxon capital, eternity is loitering between the firetrap housing projects. Embedded in the grubby amber of the district's narrative among its saints, kings, prostitutes, and derelicts a different kind of human time is happening. Epic novel from the graphic novelist who created "V for vengeance."
Out of practice, Penny Parkes.
Based around a large country medical practice, which proves to be a hotbed of rivalry, resentment and romance - and that's just the doctors.
The husband, Deirdre Purcell.
Marian Lescher's steady if predictable life in her native Chicago is upended when she is unexpectedly swept into a love affair with Irishman Daniel Lynch, a star medic renowned for his charismatic personality.
All we shall know, Donal Ryan.
Thirtyish married woman becomes pregnant by another man and her story becomes linked to a young traveller girl.
An Irish country love story, Patrick Taylor.
For decades, ever since the war, Number One Main Street, Ballybucklebo, has housed O'Reilly and his practice. It is to Number One that patients young and old come when they need a doctor's care, for everything from the measles to a rare and baffling blood disease. An unexpected turn of events threatens to drive O'Reilly from his home for good.


The little bookshop of lonely hearts, Annie Darling.
A new feelgood series set in a quaint bookshop.

Fiction from the rest of the World

Constellation, Adrien Bosc
27 October 1949. The new Air France plane, the Constellation, welcomes its passengers. The next day it disappears in the Azores archipelago. A prizewinner and a bestseller in France.
Men, Marie Darrieussecq
Exploration of female desire through the story of Solange, now in her thirties, not that good as a mother, an actress who falls for a charismatic film
How I became a North Korean, Krys Lee.
A tale of love and family where three lives converge on the border of China and North Korea.
White god factor, Vijai Maheshwari.
A novel set in the frenetic gold rush of post-communist Russia before its all-too brief taste of raw capitalism collapses in the great economic crash of
Judas, Amos Oz
Set in Jerusalem 1959/1960 where a student works as paid companion to an elderly invald and uncovers the background to the house and to their ancestors.
Bone meal for roses, Miranda Sherry.
Her mother destroyed her. The garden saved her. Poppy was six years old when she was rescued from her abusive mother and taken to her grandparents' farm to recover. There, under a wide South African sky, Poppy succumbs to the magic of their garden. Slowly, her memories fade and her wounds began to heal. Interesting novel from South frican author.
The hand, Georges Simenon
Confident and successful, New York advertising executive Ray Sanders takes what he wants from life. When he goes missing in a snow storm in Connecticut one evening, his closest friend begins to reassess his loyalties, gambling Ray's fate and his own future.

Fiction Selector's Choice

Hag-seed : The tempest retold, Margaret Atwood.
This is the series where well known authors reinvent a Shakespeare play. This one concerns a theatre group where the producer is staging the play and haunted by memoires of his lost daughter Miranda.
Feeding time, Adam Biles
Debut novel from a French based British author is about the triumph of the human spirit in a tale of a rebellion in a retirement home.
Nine folds make a paper swan, Ruth Gilligan.
Touching and involving tale of Jewish refugees making a new life in Ireland in the 1900s.
Silent music, Jane Hawking.
Growing up in London in the aftermath of the Second World War, Ruth is an observant and thoughtful child who finds herself in a confusing and mysterious adult world. She seeks refuge in her memories of her idyllic stays with her grandparents in the picturesque East Anglian countryside which provide comforting visions of a simpler life. Interesting novel from the author who was Stephen Hawking's first wife.
Inch Levels, Neil Hegarty.
A man on his deathbed in Derry recalls a family mired in silence and secrecy and the death of a girl found on the lakeshore.
Mr Gandy's Grand Tour, Alan Titchmarsh.
Timothy Gandy has kept his lifetime's ambition secret for forty years. Now, suddenly (if tragically) released from the hen-pecked tedium of his ordinary existence, he is unexpectedly free to realize his dreams. He will embark on a Grand Tour of Europe. Good natured and likeable tale.

Graphic novel

JoJo's bizarre adventure. Part 1, Phantom blood. 01, Hirohiko Araki
Jojo's bizarre adventure. Part 2, Battle tendency. 04, Hirohiko Araki
Angel Catbird. [Vol. 1], Story by Margaret Atwood ; illustrations by Johnnie Christmas
John Constantine, Hellblazer. [14], Good intentions, Brian Azzarello
Lucifer. [1], Cold Heaven, Holly Black
Criminal. [7], Wrong time, wrong place, Ed Brubaker,
Velvet. [3], The man who stole the world, Ed Brubaker
Astro City. Honor Guard, Kurt Busiek
Bacchus. Volume two of two, Eddie Campbell.
Highbone theater, Joe Daly.
Constantine, the Hellblazer. Volume 2, The art of the deal, Ming Doyle, James Tynion IV
Mansfield and me : a graphic memoir, Sarah Laing.
The complete Ro-Busters, Pat Mills, Alan Moore
A bride's story. 8, Kaoru Mori
Equinoxes, Pedrosa
Low. Volume 2, Before the dawn burns us, Rick Remender
Demon. Volume 1, Jason Shiga.
Attack on Titan. Before the fall. 8, Hajime Isayama
Aliens : the original comics series, Mark Verheiden


The other Einstein, Marie Benedict.
Brilliant student in Zurich in the late 1800s falls for classmate Albert Einstein and bears three children. Was she the one who was behind the Theory of Relativity but was hampered by the world of domesticity?
Dodger of the revolution, James Benmore ;
The Artful Dodger faces his most dangerous adventure yet as he leaves Dickensian London and finds himself manning the barricades in defence of liberty, fraternity and larceny in the 1848 Paris uprising.
Crane pond : a novel of Salem, Richard Francis.
The story of Samuel Sewall, presiding judge at the Salem withcraft trials of 1692.
The Good People, Hannah Kent.
Inspired by a true story in Killarney in the 1820s where three women are singled out.
The confectioner's tale, Laura Madeleine.
At the famous Patisserie Clermont, a chance encounter with the owner's daughter has given one young man a glimpse into a life he never knew existed: of sweet cream and melted chocolate, golden caramel and powdered sugar, of pastry light as air.
Who killed Piet Barol?, Richard Mason.
Sequel to "The history of a pleasure seeker" that continues the tale of Piet Barol in South Africa.
From this day forward, Lauraine Snelling.
After years of not being willing to commit to Deborah MacCallister, Toby Valders watches as sparks fly between her and the new schoolteacher Anton Gendarme, leaving Toby to wonder whether it is too late to win her over.


Learning curve, Catherine Aird.
Much-loved Calleshire research chemist Derek Tridgell has been ill for some time. On his deathbed, his incessant, but unintelligible mutterings culminate in a very clear cry of foul murder. Detective Inspector Sloan and Detective Constable Crosby are brought in to investigate.
Hide and seek, M. J. Arlidge.
The sixth Helen Grace thriller for those who can't get enough of serial killer thrillers.
The twenty-three, Linwood Barclay.
The day begins like any other Saturday a shower, coffee, breakfast. But suddenly, all hell breaks loose in the town of Promise Falls. People are dying in the street the hospital and emergency services are overwhelmed by sheer numbers. Is it mass food poisoning, a virus, or something more sinister?
Pushing up daisies, M.C. Beaton.
Allotment wars! Lord Bellington has enraged locals by saying he is going to sell off their allotments to make way for a new housing development. So when he turns up dead, poisoned by antifreeze, nobody mourns his passing.
Live and let growl, Laurien Berenson.
When her Aunt Peg lands a gig as judge at a Kentucky dog show, Melanie Travis welcomes the opportunity for a road trip. Too bad a killer has planned a deadly detour.
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd, Alan Bradley.
Ejected from Miss Bodycote's Female Academy in Canada, Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to England. But she is greeted on the docks with news that her father has fallen ill, and a hospital visit will have to wait while he rests. Buckshaw now seems both too empty, and not empty enough.
Murder at the loch, Eric Brown.
Crime writer sleuth Donald Langham is invited to a remote Scottish castle to solve an intriguing mystery. It's the bitterly cold December of 1955, and Donald Langham has been asked by his friend, private detective Ralph Ryland, to assist him on a case.
The Shark, Mary Burton.
At the grisly murder scene of a teen prostitute, Virginia state trooper Riley Tatum's past roars back to haunt her. When she was a teenage runaway, she was kidnapped, drugged, and left unconscious on the streets. She has no memories of what happened, only strange recurring dreams of two men playing cards.
Surrender, New York, Caleb Carr.
Many dedicated years working for the NYPD didn't mean much when criminal psychologist Trajan Jones was fired from the force. Now living in exile on a dairy farm in upstate New York, Trajan is reduced to teaching an online course in criminal investigation, along with his partner Mike Li, an expert in DNA evidence. But Trajan is called back to duty when a friend in county law enforcement consults him on the suspicious death of several local kids.
Justice for the damned, Ben Cheetham.
A Sheffield prostitute has disappeared. With no family to fight for her, she's just the latest in a long line of missing girls stretching back three decades. Nobody cares about their names. Nobody remembers their faces. They are the unloved, the damaged, the forgotten, the damned. Amongst the women working South Yorkshire's streets, rumours of a serial killer have long circulated.
Blood defense, Marcia Clark.
Samantha Brinkman, an ambitious, hard-charging Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, is struggling to make a name for herself and to drag her fledgling practice into the big leagues. Sam lands a high-profile double-murder case in which one of the victims is a beloved TV star.
Cold earth, Ann Cleeves.
Latest Shetland mystery featuring Jimmy Perez.
Home, Harlan Coben.
A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For ten years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have found something.
Triple Crown, Felix Francis.
Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest thriller in the Dick Francis tradition, this time on a special mission to the United States to investigate a conspiracy involving the biggest horse races in the country.
The trespasser, Tana French.
Antoinette Conway is at odds with fellow Murder Squad officers who are trying to get rid of her.
The ice beneath her, Camilla Grebe
A young woman is found beheaded in an infamous business tycoon's marble-lined hallway. The businessman, scandal-ridden CEO of the retail chain Clothes & More, is missing without a trace. But who is the dead woman?
The keeper, Alastair Gunn.
Third crime tale featuring DCI Antonia Hawkins, here on the trail of seemingly random murders.
All the little liars, Charlaine Harris.
When four kids vanish from the soccer field, including Aurora Teagarden's brother Phillip, Aurora and her husband, true crime writer Robin Crusoe start their own investigation.
Every man a menace, Patrick Hoffman.
San Francisco is about to receive the biggest delivery of MDMA to hit the West Coast in years. Raymond Gaspar, just out of prison, is sent to the city to check in on the increasingly erratic dealer expected to take care of distribution.
Direct hit : the Blitz detective, Edward Marston.
The jagged blast of high explosives rips through the evening air. In the sky over East London the searchlights criss-cross in search of the enemy. On the first night of the Blitz, a corpse is discovered in a van in the back streets of West Ham.
An incidental death, Alex Howard.
DCI Hanlon faces the toughest decision of her career as a string of political murders lead to a deadly confrontation.
A tapping at my door, David Jackson.
A woman at home in Liverpool is disturbed by a persistent tapping at her back door. She's disturbed to discover the culprit is a raven, and tries to shoe it away. Which is when the killer strikes.
An obvious fact, Craig Johnson.
In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition . Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called to investigate.
Manitou Canyon, William Kent Krueger.
When a man camping in Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness goes missing, Cork O'Conno is asked by the man's family to stay on the case. The wedding is fast approaching, the weather looks threatening, but Cork doesn't return from the search. Locating Cork's campsite, they find blood a lot of it.
Chameleon people, Hans Olav Lahlum
1972. On a cold March morning the weekend peace is broken when a frantic young cyclist rings on Inspector Kolbjorn 'K2' Kristiansen's doorbell, desperate to speak to the detective.
The couple next door, Shari Lapena.
A creepy and gripping tale in which parents are at a dinner party and their child disappears.
The bone ritual, Julian Lees.
First in contemporary crime series set in Jakarta and featuring Inspector Ruud Pujasumarta.
Slaughter Park, Barry Maitland.
In this, the final book of the Belltree Trilogy, DS Harry Belltree has gone bush. His obsessive pursuit of justice has cost him everything his job, his marriage and his newborn child - but then his estranged wife disappears, leaving their baby daughter behind, and he is dragged back to Sydney.
The stroke of death, Jessica Mann.
Tamara Hoyland, formerly an undercover operative for government intelligence, has been a blameless wife, mother and archaeologist for nearly twenty years. But now her three sons have flown the nest, her husband is working abroad, her day job is about to fold, and death is on her mind.
The sleepless ones, James Marrison.
Second in series from Argentinian based author.
Presumption of guilt, Archer Mayor.
A forty-year-old skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear energy site. It becomes a case for the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and its leader, Joe Gunther.
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.
So say the fallen, Stuart Neville.
Second case for DCI Serena Flanagan.
The methods of Sergeant Cluff, Gil North with an introduction by Martin Edwards.
In the British Library Crime Classics series. Originally published in 1961, a tale of murder on the
Blind sight, Carol O'Connell.
Latest case for New York detective Kathy Mallory.
Onslaught, Nick Oldham.
When Steve Flynn former Royal Marine, ex-cop and sportfishing skipper is accused of murdering his boss, he finds that his idyllic life on the Canary Island has suddenly lost its charm. Arrested by a tenacious and corrupt Spanish detective, Flynn knows he is facing a grim future unless he can somehow prove his innocence.
Behind closed doors, B. A. Paris.
The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. A domestic noir style mystery.
Murder on the Serpentine, Anne Perry.
New case for Inspector Pitt.
Galveston, Nic Pizzolatto.
After being diagnosed with lung cancer, Roy Cady kills the men hired by his loan shark boss to kill him, and flees to Galveston, Texas with a prostitute and her young sister, where they face more problems.
Beneath the surface : an Inspector Tom Reynolds mystery, Jo Spain.
Second in series featuring a Dublin-based detective.
The silence between breaths, Cath Staincliffe.
Passengers boarding the 10.35 train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston are bound for work, assignations, reunions, holidays or new starts, with no idea that their journey is about to be brutally curtailed.
Infamy, Robert K. Tanenbaum.
Latest case for District Attorney Butch Karp.
The shattered tree, Charles Todd.
At an aid station in France in October 1918, Bess Crawford, a nurse, encounters an injured, unidentified French lieutenant, who yells in fluent German after being attacked by a fellow patient.
A deadly thaw, Sarah Ward.
In 2004 a woman is arrested for suffocating her husband. In 2016 he is found murdered so who did she killed 12 years ago?

New Zealand Fiction

The quiet spectacular, Laurence Fearnley.
Loretta is a school librarian, who embarks on compiling The Dangerous Book for Menopausal Women while waiting to collect her son from after-school activities. Chance is a teenager, who discovers an unusual creative outlet to offset the strain of her controlling mother.
The pounamu prophecy, Cindy Williams.
Since she watched her village burn to the ground, Mere's life has been anything but dull. Now as an older woman she has come to stay with Helene and James to finish writing her life story - a tale of injustice, revenge and reconciliation.
The straight banana, Tim Wilson.
New York, summer of 2007. The Iraq War still rages. Domestic terror threats abound. The iPhone is about to launch. But the biggest story is straight bananas flooding the city, overtaking crack and heroin.


The mistress that tamed De Santis, Natalie Anderson.
The billionaire from her past, Leah Ashton.
A daddy for her daughter, Tina Beckett.
The CEO's surprise family, Teresa Carpenter.
Rescued by Dr Rafe, Annie Claydon.
Saved by the single dad, Annie Claydon.
The secret beneath the veil, Dani Collins.
Defying the billionaire's command, Michelle Conder.
Nacho Figueras presents High season, Jessica Whitman.
Billionaire boss, M.D., Olivia Gates.
Reunited with his runaway bride, Robin Gianna.
Unveiling the bridesmaid, Jessica Gilmore.
Seven nights with her ex, Louisa Heaton.
Demetriou demands his child, Kate Hewitt.
Stepping into the prince's world, Marion Lennox.
A ring for Vincenzo's heir, Jennie Lucas.
Sizzling nights with Dr Off-limits, Janice Lynn.
The boss's baby arrangement, Catherine Mann.
The sheikh's baby scandal, Carol Marinelli.
Fire angel, Susanne Matthews.
Kakadu sunset, Annie Seaton.
Trapped by Vialli's vows, Chantelle Shaw.
To blackmail a Di Sione, Rachael Thomas.


Southern Ruby, Belinda Alexandra.
In New Orleans the city of genteel old houses and ancient oak trees covered in Spanish moss, of seductive night life, of Creole culture, voodoo and jazz two women separated by time and tragedy will find each other at last.
The gunpowder and glory girls, Rosie Archer.
The war is drawing to a close, but the munitions girls are still hard at work in the factory.
Cathar, Christopher Bland.
Second in series (follows "Ashes in the wind") set in 13th century France.
Ambulance girls, Deborah Burrows.
As death and destruction fall from the skies day after day in the London Blitz, Australian ambulance driver, Lily Brennan, confronts the horror with bravery, intelligence, common sense and humour.
Shelter from the storm, Ellie Dean.
Nineteen-year-old April Wilton has just enlisted in the Wrens in Portsmouth, where she works servicing engines on ships. She finds herself immersed in dockyard life and surrounded by soldiers from England and America.
The way we were, Maeve Haran.
Rachel is a promising A-level student until she falls for sexy, dangerous Marko; Mr Darcy with a nose stud. Her mother, Catherine, is trying to be a good parent and work colleague but wishes the attentions of her attractive boss didn't suddenly seeming so alluring. Grandmother Lavinia is certain of her values, protecting the country village she loves from change.
Eliza's child, Maggie Hope.
After the birth of their son, Eliza naively hopes her husband Jack will put his gambling habit behind him and become more responsible. But then he loses their home and abandons her, leaving Eliza with no choice but to return to her parents' house. She inadvertently attracts the attention of the ruthless mine owner Jonathan Moore. But can she sacrifice her reputation to protect her son?
Workhouse child, Maggie Hope.
All she wants is a family of her own. Lottie is just three years old when her Mammy dies and she is sent to the workhouse. A childhood spent in poverty, skivvying for other people, leaves her with no prospects, no family. Yet Lottie is bright and has ambitions for a better life. And when an opportunity arises at the local Chapel, Lottie seizes her chance. But will she ever be anything more than a workhouse child?
The Honeyfield bequest, Anna Jacobs.
First in a new series set at the turn of the 20th century.
Daughters of Castle Deverill, Santa Montefiore.
It is 1925 and the war is long over. But much has been lost and life will never truly be the same again. Castle Deverill, cherished home to the Deverill family in the west of Ireland for hundreds of years, has burned to the ground. But young and flighty Celia Deverill is determined to restore the sad ruin.

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Tales from the Vatican vaults, David V. Barrett.
A collection of original science fiction and fantasy stories based on the same alternate world premise: a collection of documents that have been suppressed by the Vatican and hidden away for years, in some cases centuries.
The race, Nina Allan.
The present day and an alternate future merge as a child is kidnapped, a writer reaches into the past to discover the truth about a possible murder, and a young woman prepares for her mysterious future.
Daughter of Eden, Chris Beckett.
Eden Trilogy concludes as war is declared between the two peoples of Eden.
Breath of earth, Beth Cato.
In an alternate 1906, the United States and Japan have forged a powerful confederation the Unified Pacific in an attempt to dominate the world. First in a new SF series.
Forsaken skies, D. Nolan Clark.
Commander Lanoe is one of the Navy's greatest heroes, but the civil war left him with nothing but painful memories. When a planetary governor is murdered, it falls to Lanoe to hunt down the killer and bring them to justice. First in a new SF series.
Ascendant's rite, David Hair.
The last few months of the moontide when the bridge connecting East and West rises above the sea has come, and in the West Emperor Constant prepares the final phase of his plan to conquer the East.
A night without stars, Peter F. Hamilton.
Second in the Commonwealth: Chronicles of the Fallers series.
Ghost talkers, Mary Robinette Kowal.
Each soldier heading for the front is conditioned to report to the mediums of the Spirit Corps when they die so the Corps can pass instant information about troop movements to military intelligence. Ginger and her fellow mediums contribute a great deal to the war efforts, so long as they pass the information through appropriate channels.
The wall of storms, Ken Liu.
Second in the Dandelion Dynasty fantasy series.
Den of wolves, Juliet Marillier.
Third in the Blackthorn & Grim series by the bestselling New Zealand fantasy author.
Angels of music, Kim Newman.
Beneath the Paris Opera House, a group of female agents are hired to investigate crimes out of the public eye.
The gradual, Christopher Priest.
Alesandro Sussken is a composer, and we see his life as he grows up in a fascist state constantly at war with another equally faceless opponent. His brother is sent off to fight; his family is destroyed by grief.
The last mortal bond, Brian Staveley.
Third in the "Chronicle of the unhewn throne" series.
Join, Steve Toutonghi.
What if you could live multiple lives simultaneously, have constant, perfect companionship, and never die? That's the promise of Join, a revolutionary technology that allows small groups of minds to unite.


The deadly shadow, Paul Bedford.
Lakota justice, Will Durey.
Iron Hand and Bear, Alexander Frew.
Incident at Elk Horn, Steven Gray.
The bloody trail to redemption, Paxton Johns.