Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.
Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.
W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393081428 | Published March 4, 2013
Claire struggles over the decision of whether to stay in a loveless marriage or follow the man she loves and whose baby she may be carrying. Decades earlier, in 1919, Vivien Lowe, an obituary writer, is searching for her lover who disappeared in the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 --- Vivien helps others cope with their grief and begins to understand the devastation of her own terrible loss. The connection between Claire and Vivien will change the life of one of them in extraordinary ways.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455512423 | Published March 5, 2013
For the first 14 years of her life, Lauren Drain's childhood was fairly normal. However, once her atheist father was seduced by the charismatic leaders of the Westboro Baptist Church, her life suddenly became a frightening experience of religious fanaticism and cult-like mind control that lasted for years before she was banished from the group and forced out on her own.
Howard Books | 9781451678512 | Published March 5, 2013
A leader in the evangelical public policy arena, Dennis Mansfield was a candidate for U.S. Congress in 2000 when he learned of his oldest son’s drug use. Though Dennis and his wife, Susan, turned their attention to helping drug addicts and their families, they were powerless to stop the death of their own son in 2009 at the age of 27. BEAUTIFUL NATE lucidly recounts these difficult years while painting a picture of what did and did not work in raising a child within the evangelical framework.
Crown | 9780307720894 | Published March 5, 2013
In the road-trip tradition of Sarah Vowell and Tony Horwitz, Bob Thompson follows Davy Crockett's footsteps from the Tennessee river valley where he was born, to Washington, where he served three terms in Congress, and on to Texas and the gates of the Alamo, seeking out those who know, love and are still willing to fight over Davy's life and legacy.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. | 9781414319704 | Published March 5, 2013
Israel has successfully launched a first strike on Iran, taking out all of their nuclear sites and six of their nuclear warheads --- and causing The Twelfth Imam to order a full-scale retaliation. In danger not only from the ongoing missile strikes on Iran but also from the increasingly hostile and suspicious governments of multiple countries, CIA operative David Shirazi and his team are in a race against time to find the remaining nuclear warheads before disaster strikes.
Zondervan | 9780310325833 | Published March 5, 2013
In DAYS LIKE THESE, Kristian Anderson shares his valiant fight with cancer. In his own words, Kristian leaves a powerful legacy for his wife Rachel, his two little boys, and the rest of the world, with an inspiring and faith-filled story of hope and the ultimate truth that light can shine through even in the darkest moments.
Tor Books | 9780765329004 | Published March 5, 2013
Now that she has solved her sister's murder, Hallie Michaels has left the army and isn't sure what to do next. Her relationship with deputy Boyd Davies is tentative, there's still distance between her and her father, and she needs a job. The good news is, she hasn't seen a ghost in weeks. All that changes when she gets a call asking her to help an elderly neighbor who is being stalked by black dogs, creatures from the underworld that are harbingers of death.
Hogarth | 9780307955692 | Published March 5, 2013
For nearly two years, American Elder McLeod has spent his days in Brazil studying the Bible and the Book of Mormon. His new partner is Elder Passos, a Brazilian who found salvation and solace in the church after his mother’s early death. When a beautiful woman and her husband offer the missionaries a chance to be heard and put all of their practice to good use, they must confront their own long-held beliefs and doubts, and the simmering tensions at the heart of their friendship.
Walker & Company | 9780802779649 | Published March 5, 2013
One of the most inspiring women of our age, Mary Robinson has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world, becoming a powerful and influential voice for human rights around the globe. Displaying a gift for storytelling and remembrance, Robinson reveals, in Everybody Matters, what lies behind the vision, strength, and determination that made her path to prominence as compelling as any of her achievements.
Zondervan | 9780310318255 | Published March 5, 2013
For 25 years, millions of Americans watched Jack Perkins on NBC News as a correspondent, commentator and anchorman. Yet at the age of 52 and at the height of his career, Jack disappeared from the public eye and moved with his wife, Mary Jo, to a bare-necessities cabin on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine. This isolated home they came to call Moosewood was the setting for Jack and Mary Jo’s spiritual awakening.
Penguin Press HC, The | 9781594204494 | Published March 5, 2013
Kweku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra. The news of Kweku’s death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before. GHANA MUST GO is their story, and a testament to the transformative power of unconditional love.
Henry Holt and Co. | 9780805096538 | Published March 5, 2013
Christa Parravani and her identical twin, Cara, were linked by a bond that went beyond sisterhood or friendship. But haunted by childhood experiences with father figures and further damaged by being raped as a young adult, Cara descended into depression, drugs and a shocking early death. A few years later, Christa read that when an identical twin dies, 50 percent of the time the surviving twin dies within two years. First, Christa fought to stop her sister's downward spiral; suddenly, she was struggling to keep herself alive.
Riverhead Hardcover | 9781594487293 | Published March 5, 2013
Mohsin Hamid’s third novel follows its nameless hero to the sprawling metropolis where he begins to amass an empire built on that most fluid, and increasingly scarce, of goods: water. Yet his heart remains set on something else, on the pretty girl whose star rises along with his, their paths crossing and recrossing, a lifelong affair sparked and snuffed and sparked again by the forces that careen their fates along.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374178543 | Published March 5, 2013
In 18th-century Paris, Jacob Cerf is a Jew, a peddler of knives, saltcellars and snuffboxes. Despite a disastrous teenage marriage, he is determined to raise himself up in life. More than 200 years later, Jacob is amazed to find himself reincarnated as a ﬂy in the Long Island suburbs of 21st-century America. Thanks to his arrival, the lives of a reliable volunteer fireman and a young Orthodox Jewish woman nursing a secret ambition will never be the same.
Harper | 9780061864506 | Published March 5, 2013
For nearly 50 years, she lived with the most famous lawman of the Old West. Yet Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp has nearly been erased from Western lore. In this definitive biography, Ann Kirschner brings Josephine out of the shadows of history to tell her full story --- a spirited tale of ambition, adventure, self-invention and romance reflective of America itself, from the post–Civil War years to World War II.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451655032 | Published March 5, 2013
Kate has just graduated from Yale and is eager to pursue her dreams as a fledgling painter. When she receives a job offer to work as the assistant to Lydia Schell, a famous American photographer in Paris, she immediately accepts. As Kate rediscovers Paris and her roots there, while trying to fit into Lydia’s glamorous and complicated family, she begins to question the kindness of the people to whom she is so drawn as well as her own motives for wanting them to love her.
Soho Crime | 9781616952150 | Published March 5, 2013
Yuri Volodya, a mysterious old Russian man, hires Aimée Leduc to protect a painting. By the time she gets to his Montparnasse atelier, the precious painting has already been stolen. The next day, Yuri is found tortured to death. Some very dangerous people are threatening Aimée and her co-workers, and witnesses are dropping like flies. Now Aimée has to find the painting, stop her attackers, and figure out what her long-missing mother has to do with all this.
Putnam Adult | 9780399158124 | Published March 5, 2013
While trying to solve one of Florida’s most profound secrets, Doc Ford is the target of a murder attempt by someone who wants to make it look like an accident. Or is the target actually his friend, Tomlinson? What their small family of friends don’t know is that their secret pasts make it impossible for the two of them to go to the law for help. There is an assassin on the loose, and it is up to them to find the killer --- before he (or she) finishes the job.
Random House | 9780812993929 | Published March 5, 2013
The road to today's modern court, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor writes, was one fraught with change, upheaval and contingency for most of our nation's history. So much of what we take for granted was once steeped in uncertainty. Here, Justice O'Connor sheds light on the people and transformations that took us from John Jay to John Roberts, from an erratic young court to the incredible institution that endures today.
Celebra Hardcover | 9780451416377 | Published March 5, 2013
In this luminous memoir, Rita Moreno shares her remarkable journey from a young girl with simple beginnings in Puerto Rico to Hollywood legend --- and one of the few performers, and the only Hispanic, to win an Oscar, Grammy, Tony and two Emmys. Here, for the first time, Rita reflects on her struggles to break through Hollywood’s racial and sexual barriers.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451608526 | Published March 5, 2013
A woman is discovered hanged in a hotel room in Gothenburg, Sweden. Chief Inspector Erik Winter wonders whether her family is holding back some secret that might help identify the murderer. At the same time, Winter becomes convinced that there may be a connection between this crime and one of his first cases as a young detective that concerned a young woman who disappeared --- from the same room in the same hotel.
Thomas Nelson | 9780849948558 | Published March 5, 2013
We humans are prone to failure. We’re experts at muddying, mixing and messing up our lives. Who among us hasn’t looked up from the bottom of a pit and realized he dug it himself? Who hasn’t fallen so far, messed up so badly that she thought there was no hope? And it’s at these low points that we crave reminders that there’s hope for the broken. No reminder is quite as poignant as a story of second chances. Who couldn’t use more stories of grace like this?
Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781439198902 | Published March 5, 2013
A teenage girl was assaulted and raped on a midsummer’s eve 15 years ago. Cut to present: a man is killed in a hit and run. He has no identification on him and is not reported missing. The same day, a priest and his wife are found dead in an apparent suicide. Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues are assigned to all three of the seemingly unrelated cases. What is the thread of evil that connects them all?
Ecco | 9780062231703 | Published March 5, 2013
Princeton, New Jersey, at the turn of the 20th century: a tranquil place to raise a family, a genteel town for genteel souls. But something dark and dangerous lurks at the edges of the town, corrupting and infecting its residents. A young bride on the verge of the altar is seduced and abducted by a shape-shifting, vaguely European prince who might just be the devil. When the bride's brother sets out against all odds to find her, his path will cross those of Princeton's most formidable people.
Mysterious Press | 9780802126061 | Published March 5, 2013
Jack Till, who has retired from the LAPD after a respected career as a homicide detective, now works as a private investigator. But when the parents of a recently murdered young girl ask for his help when the police come up empty, Till reluctantly takes the case. It turns out the victim is just one of several young female escorts killed in different cities in the exact same way. Till must risk his life to find a seductive and ruthless killer whose murderous spree masks a far deadlier agenda.
Howard Books | 9781451647037 | Published March 5, 2013
The day before a teenage Ellie moved from Georgia to California, she and her best friend Nolan sat beneath the Spanish moss of an ancient oak tree where they wrote letters to each other and buried them in a rusty old metal box. The plan was to return 11 years later, dig the box up, and read the letters. But now, as that date approaches, much has changed.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451697414 | Published March 5, 2013
Professor David Ullman doesn’t believe in demons, though his extensive knowledge of the literature of the demonic --- especially Milton’s PARADISE LOST --- has won him wide acclaim. When he is lured to Venice on a mysterious journey, he loses his 12-year-old daughter to an ancient evil that will force him to come face to face with all he knows about the underworld and the faith required to defeat it.
Harper | 9780062184849 | Published March 5, 2013
Ashaunt Point has provided sanctuary and anchored life for generations of the Porter family. But in 1942, the U.S. Army arrives on the Point, bringing havoc and change. As the decades pass, Helen and then her son Charlie return to the Point, seeking refuge from the chaos of rapidly changing times. But Ashaunt is not entirely removed from events unfolding beyond its borders, and neither Charlie nor his mother can escape the long shadow of history.
Minotaur Books | 9781250011633 | Published March 5, 2013
When a trip to the post office brings a letter addressed to her old detective agency asking her to locate a missing Irish serving maid, Molly Murphy --- now Molly Sullivan --- figures it couldn’t hurt to at least ask around. On the same day, Molly learns that five babies have been kidnapped in the past month. What she uncovers will lead her on a terrifying journey through all levels of society, putting her life --- and that of her baby --- in danger.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374298906 | Published March 5, 2013
Sam Lipsyte’s second collection of short stories features the characters you would expect to see in a Lipsyte book: wise-cracking slackers from New York and New Jersey, most of them male, with drug and commitment problems. But you also get well-rounded female characters, touching moments between dying parents and their adult progeny, and surprisingly poetic writing. THE FUN PARTS fulfills the promise of VENUS DRIVE, Lipsyte’s vivid first collection.
Minotaur Books | 9781250005526 | Published March 5, 2013
Reporter Carter Ross heads off to interview the widow of a cop who allegedly committed suicide. But Carter can’t understand why a man with a job he loved, a beautiful wife and adorable children would suddenly kill himself. And when his widow makes a public statement to the same effect and Carter’s calls to the police and the morgue are repeatedly blocked, it's clear someone knows more than he's saying about the cop's death.
Atria Books | 9781451688887 | Published March 5, 2013
In an ancient time, in a faraway land, a young woman named Aoife is allowed a rare apprenticeship to become her kingdom’s mapmaker, tasked with charting the entire domain. Traveling beyond its borders, she finds a secretive people who live in peace, among great wealth. They claim to protect a mythic treasure, one connected to the creation of the world. When Aoife reports their existence to her kingdom, the community is targeted as a threat.
Bantam | 9780553807806 | Published March 5, 2013
Nearly 100 years ago, a desperate young woman crawled ashore on a desolate arctic island, carrying a terrible secret and a mysterious, emerald-encrusted cross. A century later, acts of man, nature and history converge on that same forbidding shore with a power sufficient to shatter civilization as we know it.
Putnam Adult | 9780399161773 | Published March 5, 2013
It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think that something else is going on. Given exactly one week to prove his case, Bell quickly finds himself pitted against two of the most ruthless opponents he has ever known.
Henry Holt and Co. | 9780805096620 | Published March 5, 2013
When Veronica Reed wakes up one frigid January morning, two things are “off” --- she has had a good night’s sleep, which hasn’t happened in months, and both her husband and her baby are gone. Grateful for the much-needed rest, Veronica doesn’t seriously question her husband’s trip out to breakfast with baby Clara. Little does she know, her spouse has fled lower Manhattan, with Clara, for some R&R in the Caribbean.
9780307378385 | Published March 6, 2013
When Lavender, La to her friends, moves to the Suffolk countryside, it’s not just to escape the London Blitz but also to flee the wreckage of a disastrous marriage. But as she starts to become a part of the community, she detects a sense of isolation. Her deep love of music and her desire to bring people together inspire her to start an orchestra.
Viking Adult | 9780670025756 | Published March 7, 2013
Beverly Donofrio had already lived two lives --- first as a scrappy young mother on the streets of the East Village and later as a bestselling author. Even though she was living in a vibrant, picturesque Mexican town, where she practiced yoga, drank margaritas in her backyard, and took salsa lessons, she felt lost and was searching for monasteries to visit. Then one night, she woke to find a rapist holding a knife to her throat.
Viking Adult | 9780670784837 | Published March 7, 2013
Internationally bestselling Turkish author Elif Shafak's new novel is a dramatic tale of families, love and misunderstandings that follows the destinies of twin sisters born in a Kurdish village. While Jamila stays to become a midwife, Pembe follows her Turkish husband, Adem, to London, where they hope to make new lives for themselves and their children. In London, they face a choice: stay loyal to the old traditions or try their best to fit in.
Scribner | 9780399160707 | Published March 7, 2013
In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of a road in Central California is spontaneously photographed by a woman documenting the migrant laborers who have taken to America’s farms in search of work. Little personal information is exchanged, and neither woman has any way of knowing that they have produced what will become the most iconic image of the Great Depression.
Putnam Adult | 9780399159053 | Published March 7, 2013
Albert Honig’s most constant companions have always been his bees. Deeply acquainted with the workings of the hives, Albert is less versed in the ways of people, especially his friend Claire, whose presence and absence in his life have never been reconciled. When Claire is killed in a seemingly senseless accident during a burglary gone wrong, Albert is haunted by the loss, and by the secrets and silence that hovered between them for so long.
Penguin Press HC, The | 9781594205125 | Published March 7, 2013
Like all mothers, Emily Rapp had ambitious plans for her first and only child, Ronan. But that all changed when Ronan was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs disease, a rare and always-fatal degenerative disorder. Rapp and her husband were forced to re-evaluate everything they thought they knew about parenting. THE STILL POINT OF THE TURNING WORLD is the story of a mother’s journey through grief and beyond it.
Knopf | 9780385349949 | Published March 11, 2013
Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. In LEAN IN, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential.
W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393071573 | Published March 11, 2013
Fifteen-year-old Yoshi Kobayashi, child of Japan's New Empire, daughter of an ardent expansionist and a mother with a haunting past, is on her way home on the March night when American bombers shower her city with napalm-an attack that leaves one hundred thousand dead within hours and half the city in ashen ruins. In the days that follow, Yoshi's old life will blur beyond recognition, leading her to a new world marked by destruction and shaped by those considered the enemy.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250022271 | Published March 12, 2013
When their domineering father dies, Valentine throws open their Devonshire estate of Pennacombe to their fashionable cousins from London. Soon, the temptations of Regency London beckon, including the beautiful, scandalous and very married Lady Harriet Eversholt, with whom Valentine becomes dangerously involved. Meanwhile, Louisa finds that freedom of choice is as daunting as it is exciting. Will the opportunity to indulge in a little folly lead to fulfillment --- or disaster?
Viking Adult | 9780670026630 | Published March 12, 2013
A writer named Ruth discovers on a British Columbia beach a bag that contains the diary of Nao, a 16-year-old Japanese girl. The diary begins as Nao’s attempt to tell the story of her 104-year-old great-grandmother becomes instead a chronicle of Nao’s feelings of ostracism among family and schoolmates. This challenging novel combines Japanese mythology, quantum physics and the 2011 tsunami into a meditation on the vagaries of fate.
Random House | 9780812993219 | Published March 12, 2013
Once a privileged and loving couple, the Armsteads have now reached a breaking point --- and everything they have built together unravels, swiftly and spectacularly. As she is confronted with the biggest case of her career, the fallout from her marriage, and her daughter’s increasingly distant behavior, Helen must face the limits of accountability and her own capacity for forgiveness.
Del Rey | 9780345523501 | Published March 12, 2013
Long ago, many dangerous creatures were locked behind a magical barrier, bringing peace and prosperity to the land. But now those barriers are eroding, and generations of embittered prisoners are about to escape. War seems inevitable...unless a few brave souls can stem the tide. While some venture into the forbidden lands, others must undertake a perilous quest, the success of which will mean the death of a young girl, but whose failure will have unimaginable consequences.
Putnam Adult | 9780399160752 | Published March 12, 2013
Butch Roberson, a hardworking, upright local business owner, is accused of murdering two EPA employees. As the manhunt organized itself, Joe heard about the tract of land Butch and his wife had bought to build their retirement home on, until the EPA declared it a wetland. It was an awful story. But was it the whole story? The more Joe looks into it, the more he finds himself in the middle of a war he never expected and never wanted.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780547195605 | Published March 12, 2013
From an early age, Margaret Fuller provoked and dazzled New England’s intellectual elite. Her famous Conversations changed women’s sense of how they could think and live; her editorship of the Transcendentalist literary journal The Dial shaped American Romanticism. Megan Marshall tells the story of how Fuller, who was tired of Boston, accepted Horace Greeley’s offer to be the New-York Tribune’s front-page columnist.
Knopf | 9780307701633 | Published March 12, 2013
William H. Gass’s new novel moves from World War II Europe to a small town in postwar Ohio. In a series of variations, Gass gives us a mosaic of a life --- futile, comic, anarchic --- arranged in an array of vocabularies, altered rhythms, forms and tones, and broken pieces with music as both theme and structure, set in the key of middle C.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250006844 | Published March 12, 2013
During a routine tasting in advance of his eponymous publication’s new issue, wine critic Clyde Craven-Jones blindly samples a selection of Cabernets. To his confounded delight, he discovers one bottle worthy of his highest score, an accolade he’s never before awarded. But no one seems to know how it appeared on his doorstep, which is a problem for a critic who’s supposed to know everything. Thus an investigation into the mystery Cabernet commences.
Minotaur Books | 9780312622947 | Published March 12, 2013
When Brigid Quinn retired early from the FBI, she thought she could put all her horrible memories of hunting sexual predators behind her. Wanting nothing more than a quiet life with her new husband and their dogs, she moves to Tucson and begins to settle in. However, when Floyd Lynch confesses to the worst of her unsolved crimes and the new FBI agent on the case thinks the confession is fake, Brigid is pulled back into the world she thought she left behind.
Grand Central Publishing | 9780446576925 | Published March 12, 2013
As the only one in the family without magic, Makeda has decided to move out on her own and make a life for herself among the claypicken humans. But when her father goes missing, Makeda will have to find her own power --- and reconcile with her twin sister, Abby --- if she's to have a hope of saving him.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9780312591816 | Published March 12, 2013
SON OF A GAMBLING MAN is a memoir of growing up in mob-run Sin City from a casino heir-turned-governor who’s seen two sides of every coin. When Bob Miller arrived in Las Vegas as a boy, it was a small, dusty city. His father was a tough guy --- though a good family man --- who had operated on both sides of the law on some of the meaner streets of industrial Chicago. As Bob grew up, so did Vegas, now a “town” of some two million.
Touchstone | 9781451683394 | Published March 12, 2013
Katie’s world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister, Mia, has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. Although they’d hardly spoken to each other since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would have taken her own life. Distraught that they never made peace, Katie leaves her orderly, sheltered life in London behind and embarks on a journey to find out the truth.
Crown | 9780770436056 | Published March 12, 2013
When Sophie Brinkmann --- nurse, widow, single mother --- meets Hector Guzman, her life is uneventful. She likes his quiet charm and easy smile, not to mention the way he welcomes her into his family. She quickly learns, though, that his smooth façade masks something much more sinister. Now she must summon everything within her to navigate an intricate web of moral ambiguity, deadly obsession, and craven gamesmanship.
Knopf | 9780307959928 | Published March 12, 2013
Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat is a home away from home for Odette, Clarice and Barbara Jean. Dubbed “the Supremes” by high school pals in the tumultuous 1960s, they weather life’s storms together for the next four decades. Through marriage, children, happiness and the blues, these strong, funny women gather each Sunday at the same table at Earl’s diner for delicious food, juicy gossip, occasional tears, and uproarious banter.
Harper | 9780062241450 | Published March 12, 2013
Susan Spencer-Wendel’s UNTIL I SAY GOOD-BYE is a moving and inspirational memoir by a woman who makes the most of her final days after discovering she has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Co-written with Bret Witter, the book is Spencer-Wendel’s account of living a full life with humor, courage and love, but also accepting death with grace and dignity.
HarperOne | 9780062049667 | Published March 12, 2013
Pastor Rob Bell explains why both culture and the church resist talking about God, and shows how we can reconnect with the God who is pulling us forward into a better future. WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT GOD tackles the misconceptions about God and reveals how God is with us, for us, ahead of us, and how understanding this could change the entire course of our lives.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764211201 | Published March 15, 2013
Do you long for more of God's presence? Do you ache to see Him at work in your life? Do you desire His peace and rest? Renowned worship leader Darlene Zschech invites you to gather with her around the Word of God. Born out of her own yearnings that she poured onto the pages of journals, these meditations and Scriptures reveal Jesus and speak of His finished work --- how He tenderly cares for you and wants you to know Him.
Zondervan | 9780310326090 | Published March 19, 2013
Steve Peifer and his wife agreed to be dorm parents at a school in Kenya for a year to escape their grief over the death of their infant son. But a one-year experiment prompted a personal and family pilgrimage that transformed a seemingly ordinary middle-aged American man, husband and father into perhaps the most unlikely internationally influential hero you’ve never heard of. Until now.
Thomas Nelson | 9781595549037 | Published March 19, 2013
One minute Mia Quinn is in her basement, chatting on the phone with a colleague at the prosecutor’s office. The next minute there’s a gunshot over the line, and Mia listens in horror as her colleague and friend Colleen bleeds to death. Despite much reluctance, Mia teams up with detective Charlie Carlson to investigate this tragedy. But the deeper they dig, the more complications unfold --- even the unsettling possibility that someone may be coming after her.
Minotaur Books | 9781250023445 | Published March 19, 2013
Jerome Cardy knew he was going to die and that it would be made to appear like an accident. He might not be able to prevent it, but he was determined to make sure that someone knew what was going to happen. After he is found beaten to death, Ash is unable to forget Jerome’s last awkward words to him: “I had a dog once. Othello. That was its name. Othello.” Certain there is a hidden message in these words, Ash is determined to discover the truth.
Scribner | 9781451676891 | Published March 19, 2013
In Owen King’s debut novel, a young man comes to terms with his life in the process and aftermath of making his first film. Unraveling the tumultuous, decades-spanning story of the Dolan family’s friends, lovers and adversaries, DOUBLE FEATURE is about letting go of everything --- regret, resentment, ambition, dignity, moving pictures, the dead --- and taking it again from the top.
St. Martin's Press | 9780312591830 | Published March 19, 2013
Two women live on opposite coasts, but their lives are connected in ways they never could have imagined. Both women are wives and mothers to children who are about to leave the nest for school. They are both in their 40s and have husbands who travel more than either of them would like. They are both feeling an emptiness neither had expected. But when a shocking secret is exposed, their lives are blown apart.
Drawn and Quarterly | 9781770461031 | Published March 19, 2013
Miriam Katin revisits Berlin (and her past) in this vibrant, funny, and incredibly honest memoir.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451695656 | Published March 19, 2013
Orphaned at birth, 17-year-old Korobi Roy has been troubled by the silence that surrounds her parents’ deaths. She dreams of one day finding a love as powerful as her parents’, and it seems her wish has come true when she meets the charming Rajat, the only son of a high-profile family. But shortly after their engagement, a heart attack kills Korobi’s grandfather, revealing serious financial problems and a devastating secret about Korobi's past.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455509164 | Published March 19, 2013
Dave Bry is sorry for many things in his life. But he’s especially sorry that he didn't hear his cancer-ridden father call out for help one fateful afternoon. Things are different now. Dave himself has become a dad, and has discovered a new compassion for the complicated man who raised him. And maybe if his 17-year-old self could meet his current self, he'd think twice before throwing beer cans on Jon Bon Jovi's lawn.
Dutton Adult | 9780525953487 | Published March 19, 2013
Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. When Jake comes across Todd’s obituary, he can’t keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd’s wife he’s hoping for…but she is not Natalie. Whoever the mourning widow is, she’s been married to Todd for almost two decades, and with that fact everything Jake thought he knew about the best time of his life is turned completely inside out.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374115739 | Published March 19, 2013
Tor Books | 9780765326584 | Published March 19, 2013
Here on Earth, Danny North is still in high school, yet he holds in his heart and mind all the stolen outselves of 13 centuries of gatemages. The Families still want to kill him if they can't control him…and they can't control him. He is far too powerful. When Danny comes face-to-face with the mages who call themselves Bel and Ishtoreth, he will come to understand just why Loki closed the gates all those centuries ago.
Soho Crime | 9781616952495 | Published March 19, 2013
THE LEVIATHAN EFFECT is a thriller that poses the frighteningly real question: In this age of weather technology and global warming, what if a Category 5 hurricane was a weapon of international warfare? Only the Homeland Security secretary and an ex-CIA agent stand in the way of a terrorist attack on American soil that could have devastating impact.
Harper | 9780062195371 | Published March 19, 2013
According to Police Inspector Avraham, “Regular kids don’t just disappear. They may decide to cut school, to get away from home for a few hours, or be too ashamed to come home because they’ve done something unforgivable. But they don’t simply disappear.” But when a 16-year-old boy inexplicably vanishes from suburban Tel Aviv, the guilt-ridden detective assumes an active role in the inquiry.
Putnam Adult | 9780399157905 | Published March 21, 2013
From the outside, Carter Tomlin’s life looked perfect. In reality, he has lost his job, the bills are mounting, and that perfect life is hanging by a thread. Desperate, he robs a bank. Then another. As the red flags start to go up, FBI Special Agent Carla Windermere homes in on Tomlin from one direction, while Minnesota state investigator Kirk Stevens picks up the trail from another. But Tomlin has guns and a new taste for violence. And he’s not quitting anytime soon.
Putnam Adult | 9780399158889 | Published March 21, 2013
Kari Vaara is recovering from the physical and emotional toll of solving the Lisbet Söderlund case when he’s approached with a plea: an Estonian woman begs him to find her daughter, Loviise, a young woman with Down syndrome who was promised work and a better life in Finland, and has since disappeared. As Kari works this new case, a past one comes back to haunt him when powerful enemies return to settle unfinished business.
Viking Adult | 9780670025176 | Published March 21, 2013
Through hard work and determination, Linda Greenlaw had created a life of peaceful independence, living on a rugged island off the coast of Maine. Then came Mariah, a troubled 15-year-old who arrives on the island to stay with her uncle. But when it is revealed that Mariah has suffered terrible abuse at his hands, the island comes together to rescue the teenager from further harm. The residents nominate Linda, who is not exactly the picture of maternal warmth, to be Mariah’s guardian.
Viking Adult | 9780670025541 | Published March 26, 2013
ANGELOLOGY unfurled a brilliant tapestry of myth and biblical lore on our present-day world and plunged two star-crossed heroes into an ancient battle against mankind’s greatest enemy: the fatally attractive angel-human hybrids known as the Nephilim. With ANGELOPOLIS, the conflict deepens into an inferno of danger and passion unbound.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780547935195 | Published March 26, 2013
When Indian tycoon Frank D’Cruz hires Charles Boxer to find his daughter who has been abducted, Boxer knows Frank’s crooked business empire has made him plenty of enemies. Despite the vast D’Cruz fortune, the kidnappers don’t want cash, instead favoring a cruel and lethal game. To save Alyshia, Boxer must dodge religious fanatics, Indian mobsters, and London’s homegrown crime lords.
St. Martin's Press | 9780312642815 | Published March 26, 2013
DAMAGE CONTROL displays Amber Dermont's remarkable gift for portraying characters at crossroads. In “Damage Control,” a young man works at an etiquette school while his girlfriend is indicted for embezzlement. A widow rents herself to elderly women and vacations with them as a “professional grandchild” in “Stella at the Winter Palace.” And in “The Language of Martyrs,” a couple houses a mail-order bride on behalf of the husband’s Russian mother.
St. Martin's Press | 9780312681883 | Published March 26, 2013
In 1998 in Cortez, Colorado, three desperados in a stolen truck opened fire on the town cop, shooting him 20 times. Then they blasted their way past dozens of police cars and disappeared into 10,000 square miles of the harshest wilderness terrain on the North American continent. Self-trained survivalists, the outlaws eluded the most sophisticated law enforcement technology on the planet. DEAD RUN is the first in-depth account of this sensational case.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455504763 | Published March 26, 2013
When a local woman tells Sergeant Hamish Macbeth that she doesn't remember what happened the previous evening, he doesn't begin to worry. She had been out drinking, after all, and he'd prefer not to be bothered with such an arrogant and annoying woman. But when her body is discovered, Hamish is forced to investigate a crime that the only known witness --- now dead --- had forgotten.
Harlequin | 9780373892938 | Published March 26, 2013
Now, from DEBBIE MACOMBER'S CEDAR COVE COOKBOOK, you can relish in your own home the same superb meals found in Cedar Cove's households. Charlotte Rhodes, one of the series' most beloved characters, invites all fans of Cedar Cove, as well as anyone who enjoys classic home cooking, to join her in touring the town's kitchens as she shares more than 130 of her treasured family recipes.
Crown Business | 9780307956392 | Published March 26, 2013
Written in an engaging and compulsively readable style, DECISIVE takes readers on an unforgettable journey, from a rock star’s ingenious decision-making trick to a CEO’s disastrous acquisition, to a single question that can often resolve thorny personal decisions.
Ballantine Books | 9780345530639 | Published March 26, 2013
A brilliant and dangerous group of scientists are determined to save the world from the perils of overpopulation by releasing into the world a brutal virus. Having just arrived at the research station at the earth's southernmost tip, returning hero Hallie Leland has seven days to stop them from putting their plan into action.
Minotaur Books | 9781250009630 | Published March 26, 2013
A former Shin-Bet agent now in exile in the U.S. and under the protection of the FBI, Daria Gibron works primarily as an interpreter but still can't resist the occasional freelance job as an operative. En route to an impromptu meeting with an old contact from her days in the Israeli Secret Service, Daria learns that she's about to walk into an ambush. Someone has linked her to a much sought-after terrorist, and now all the resources of the U.S. intelligence community are being marshaled against her.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250021526 | Published March 26, 2013
A broken-down camper hidden deep in a forest is the only home 15-year-old Carey can remember. All she and her younger sister, Jenessa, have is each other, as their mentally ill mother comes and goes with greater frequency. Until that one fateful day their mother disappears for good. Now, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her 10 years ago, while haunted by a past that won’t let her go…
Harper | 9780062049605 | Published March 26, 2013
A young Indian woman has been shot, and the redoubtable Maisie Dobbs is on the case. In Jacqueline Winspear’s 10th historical mystery, the victim is an emigrant torn between two worlds, and she echoes the perplexing choice facing Maisie herself: settle down with a good man, or seek her destiny in a quest far from home.
A Shannon Ravenel Book | 9781565122550 | Published March 26, 2013
Jill McCorkle’s first novel in 17 years is alive with the daily triumphs and challenges of the residents and staff of Pine Haven Estates, a retirement facility now home to a good many of Fulton, North Carolina’s older citizens. As she connects their lives through their present circumstances, their pasts, and, in some cases, their deaths, McCorkle celebrates the blessings and wisdom of later life and infuses this remarkable novel with hope and laughter.
Atria Books | 9781451645828 | Published March 26, 2013
In 1961 New Bremen, Minnesota, all is quiet and serene. The Minnesota River flows through the countryside, the town barber knows everyone’s name, and folks dutifully attend church every Sunday. But that serenity is thrown into turmoil as a series of tragic deaths lead 13-year-old Frank Drum and his family on a hunt for terrible truths. But at what cost comes wisdom?
Grand Central Publishing | 9780446539890 | Published March 26, 2013
When Dresner Industries unveils the Merge, a device that is destined to revolutionize the world and make the personal computer and smartphone obsolete, Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is assigned to assess its military potential. Meanwhile, in the mountains of Afghanistan, CIA operative Randi Russell encounters an entire village of murdered Afghans --- all equipped with enhanced Merge technology that even the Agency didn't know existed.
Random House | 9781400067688 | Published March 26, 2013
Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their hometown. But their long-standing dynamic is upended when their sister urgently calls them home. And so Jim and Bob return to the landscape of their childhood, where the long-buried tensions that have shaped and shadowed their relationship begin to surface in unexpected ways that will change them forever.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250011367 | Published March 26, 2013
Born into abject poverty, Jim goes from door-to-door salesman to international mogul, the father of the pyramid scheme. To escape his past, as well as government investigators, he leaves the country to become the leader of a lawless and predatory gold-mining operation in the Brazilian Amazon. Worn down by age and a lifetime of shady enterprise, his world suddenly changes when he meets a beautiful, young Israeli woman with dark ambitions of her own.
Atlantic Monthly Press | 9780802121011 | Published March 26, 2013
Vice Questore Patta asks Brunetti to look into a minor shop-keeping violation committed by the mayor’s future daughter-in-law. Then Brunetti’s wife, Paola, comes to him with a request of her own. The mentally handicapped man who worked at their dry cleaner has just died of a sleeping pill overdose, and Paola loathes the idea that he lived and died without anyone noticing him, or helping him. Brunetti begins to investigate and is surprised when he finds nothing on the man. As far as the Italian government is concerned, he never existed.
Orbit | 9780316219679 | Published March 26, 2013
Investigator Vissarion Lom has been summoned to the capital in order to catch a terrorist --- and ordered to report directly to the head of the secret police. A totalitarian state, worn down by an endless war, must be seen to crush home-grown insurgents with an iron fist. Lom has been chosen because he is an outsider, not involved in the struggle for power within the party. And because of the sliver of angel stone implanted in his head.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250028655 | Published March 26, 2013
Before F. Scott Fitzgerald was a literary darling, he was a young WWI army lieutenant who fell hard for a spirited Southern belle named Zelda Sayre. The life he and Zelda would lead together in New York, Long Island, Paris, Hollywood, and on the French Riviera made them legends even in their own time. Set amidst the glamour of the Jazz Age and The Lost Generation’s vivid world abroad, Z brings Zelda and Scott’s romantic, tumultuous, extraordinary journey to life.
Macmillan Audio | 9781427230140 | Published March 26, 2013
When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in 1918, she is 17 years old and he is a young army lieutenant stationed in Alabama.What comes, here at the dawn of the Jazz Age, is unimagined attention and success and celebrity that will make Scott and Zelda legends in their own time.
Harvest House Publishers | 9780736948104 | Published March 1, 2013
Jay Payleitner guides dads into “girl land,” offering ways to do things with their daughters, not just for them; lecture less and listen more; be alert for “hero moments”; and give their daughters a positive view of the male sex. Dads will gain confidence in building lifelong positives into their girls.
Harvest House Publishers | 9780736939386 | Published March 1, 2013
Harvest House Publishers | 9780736950183 | Published March 1, 2013
Kay Warren, Gordon MacDonald, Liz Curtis Higgs, Mark Buchanan, Virginia Stem Owens and Ben Patterson are among the 50 contributors to this collection of brief, inspiring stories. These seasoned writers recount experiences from their own lives and interpret them through the eyes of faith with passion and insight.
David C. Cook | 9781434764324 | Published March 1, 2013
For Cora Kensington, the journey of a lifetime takes unexpected twists. And her future --- her very life --- depends on the decisions she’ll make at each crossroad. As her European tour with her newfound family takes her through Austria, France and Italy, an unseen enemy trails close behind. Meanwhile, a forbidden love continues to claim her heart, putting everyone’s plans in danger.
David C. Cook | 9780781408387 | Published March 1, 2013
Baseball all-star Cory Brand knows what it takes to win in the big leagues. But off the field, with memories of his past haunting him, his life is spiraling out of control. Hoping to save her client’s career and reputation after a DUI and a team suspension, Cory’s agent sends him back to the small town where he grew up. Forced to coach the local youth baseball team and spend eight weeks in the only recovery program in town, Cory can’t wait to return to his old life as quickly as possible.
Harvest House Publishers | 9780736948906 | Published March 1, 2013
A burdened, guilt-ridden Christianity results from basing the faith in the Old Testament and making it a law-based religion. But the New Covenant God has instituted through Christ’s death brings rest and peace from a performance-based relationship with God and joyful realization of His complete acceptance and unconditional love.
Tyndale House Publishers | 9781414370651 | Published March 1, 2013
Leota’s garden was once a place of beauty, where flowers bloomed and hope thrived. It was her refuge from the deep wounds inflicted by a devastating war, her sanctuary where she prayed to a loving God. Now 84 years old, Leota is alone and her beloved garden is in ruins. Then God brings a wind of change through unlikely means. But can the devastation wrought by keeping painful family secrets be repaired before she runs out of time?
Revell | 9780800721695 | Published March 1, 2013
Hosea has been charged by God to marry a prostitute in order to show God's people the nature and depth of his love for Israel. It turns out, though, that the prostitute is Hosea's childhood friend, Gomer. He finds her broken and abused, unwilling to trust Hosea or his God. But when marrying Hosea becomes her only choice, Gomer does what she's good at --- she survives. Can Hosea's love for God and God's love for Israel heal Gomer's broken spirit?
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764209918 | Published March 1, 2013
Molly Lovelace dreams of being a society leader in 1879 Lockhart, Texas, but being smitten with handsome wrangler Bailey Garner doesn't seem the quickest route. If only he would settle down so he could support a family. Bailey imagines doing great things for God, but his greatest obstacle is Molly. As long as he thought they'd be married, he excused their stolen kisses, but when she keeps refusing, he vows to earn her love.
Revell | 9780800720896 | Published March 1, 2013
French by birth but enjoying life in 1813 as a widowed English countess, Lady Celine Wexham is in the unique position of being able to help those in need --- or to spy for the notorious Napoleon Bonaparte. Rees Phillips of the British Foreign Office is sent to pose as the countess's butler and discover where her true loyalties lie. But the longer he is in her fashionable townhouse, the more his staunch loyalty to the Crown begins to waver as he falls under Lady Wexham's spell.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764209147 | Published March 1, 2013
Swept away when her wagon train attempts a difficult river crossing, Ruthy MacNeil is rescued by Luke Stone, who is heading home to reclaim the ranch stolen from his family. But the men who killed his father are working hard to ensure that he doesn't make it alive. Luke just can't abandon Ruthy, so he takes her along on his journey. The more time he spends around the hard-working young woman, the more he finds himself thinking beyond revenge and toward a different future.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764206191 | Published March 1, 2013
Merrill Krause longs for a family of her own, but is bound by a promise to her dying mother to care for her father and older brothers until they no longer need her. When Rurik Jorgenson arrives in their small town to join his uncle doing carpentry, he soon crosses paths with Merrill, who dreams of claiming her as his wife. But soon Rurik is put in the center of a major scandal that may damage his relationship with Merrill and prevent him from starting a new life.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764207976 | Published March 1, 2013
After a year in Europe, Lucy Kendall returns to 1910 St. Louis to find her father unwell and her mother planning to sell his struggling candy company. Lucy vows to create a candy that will reverse their fortunes. St. Louis newcomer Charlie Clarke is determined to help his father dominate the nation's candy industry. Compromise is not an option when the prize is a father's approval, and falling in love with a business rival is a recipe for disaster when only one company can win.
Revell | 9780800720612 | Published March 1, 2013
We all long to live with more purpose, passion and joy. Yet in the middle of our hectic lives, the God-sized dreams that have the potential to lead us into all God has planned for us are the ones that tend to get lost. With her intimate, approachable style and constant encouragement, popular blogger and author Holley Gerth invites women to rediscover the big dreams God has given them --- and then dare to pursue them.
Bitter Lemon Press | 9781908524041 | Published March 5, 2013
Kati Hirschel, in her 30s, is the proud owner of Istanbul's only crime bookshop. She has learned the corrupt ways of her adored city and soon takes possession of an apartment obtained with the help of a generous bribe to a government official. All is well until a man is found murdered in her dream apartment and Kati becomes the police's primary suspect.
Walker & Company | 9780802778307 | Published March 5, 2013
Relying on primary sources, including more than a hundred interviews, Paul Dickson has crafted a richly detailed portrait of an American original: baseball impresario and innovator, independent spirit and unflinching advocate of racial equality, Bill Veeck.
Penguin Books | 9780143122722 | Published March 5, 2013
The abduction of a five-year-old provokes a national outcry and a desperate police hunt. When his face is splashed over the newspapers, psychotherapist Frieda Klein can’t ignore the coincidence: one of her patients has been having dreams in which he has a hunger for a child.
Minotaur Books | 9781250022561 | Published March 5, 2013
When a rash of suicides tears through Cambridge University, DI Mark Joesbury recruits DC Lacey Flint to go undercover as a student to investigate. Although each student’s death appears to be a suicide, the psychological histories, social networks and online activities of the students involved share remarkable similarities, and the London police are not convinced that the victims acted alone.
Large Print Press | 9781594136238 | Published March 5, 2013
Assistant District Attorney Andy Barber is happy with his wife and 14-year-old son, Jacob. But when a crime shatters their New England town, Andy is shocked to learn that Jacob is charged with the murder of a fellow student.
Mariner Books | 9780544002272 | Published March 5, 2013
Driving Mr. Yogi is the story of how a unique friendship between a pitcher and catcher is renewed every year. It started in 1999, when Berra was reunited with the Yankees after a long self-exile, the result of being unceremoniously fired by George Steinbrenner 14 years before. A reconciliation meant Berra would attend spring training again, and Guidry befriended “Mr. Yogi” instantly.
Riverhead Trade | 9781594486524 | Published March 5, 2013
On the night Janie waits for her sister, Hannah, to be born, her grandmother tells her a story: Since the Japanese occupation of Korea, their family has lost a daughter in every generation, so Janie is charged with keeping Hannah safe. Years later, when Hannah inexplicably cuts all ties and disappears, Janie embarks on a mission to finally uncover her family's silence.
William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780061931437 | Published March 5, 2013
GOSSIP is a tale of intimacy and betrayal, trust and fidelity, friendship, competition and motherhood that explores the myriad ways we use and abuse "information" about others --- be it true, false, or imagined --- to sustain, and occasionally destroy, one another.
Berkley Trade | 9780425261019 | Published March 5, 2013
In the irreverent LET'S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, Lawson’s long-suffering husband and sweet daughter help her uncover the surprising discovery that the most terribly human moments—the ones we want to pretend never happened—are the very same moments that make us the people we are today. For every intellectual misfit who thought they were the only ones to think the things that Lawson dares to say out loud, this is a poignant and hysterical look at the dark, disturbing, yet wonderful moments of our lives.
Picador | 9781250024091 | Published March 5, 2013
Richie Palumbo, the most ordinary of men, gets lost one night in 1969 while driving with his family. He finds himself in Norumbega --- a gorgeous, hidden town on the far edges of Boston’s western suburbs. He sees a venerable old house and, without quite knowing why, decides that he must have it. Richie’s wild dream sets his family on a forty-year odyssey in which they confront class and parental dreams, sex and spirituality, and the way hopes conflict with reality.
Touchstone | 9781451660777 | Published March 5, 2013
Jill Smolinski, author of THE NEXT THING ON MY LIST, has written a humorous and heartfelt novel about a personal organizer who must somehow convince a reclusive artist to give up her hoarding ways and let go of the stuff she’s hung on to for decades.
HarperOne | 9780061768286 | Published March 5, 2013
In the critically acclaimed memoir GIRL MEETS GOD, Lauren F. Winner chronicled her sojourn from Judaism to Christianity. Now, in STILL, she describes how experiences of loss and failure unexpectedly slam her into a wall of doubt and spiritual despair.
Gallery Books | 9781451699050 | Published March 5, 2013
After Prudence’s desperate marriage and move to Devonshire, sisters Rowena and Victoria fear they have lost their beloved friend forever. Guilt-ridden and remorseful, Rowena seeks comfort from a daring flyboy and embraces the most dangerous activity the world has ever seen. Victoria, meanwhile, defies her family and her illness to make her own dream occupation as a botanist come true.
Grand Central Publishing | 9780446557290 | Published March 5, 2013
Although the community half-suspects the Gilly sisters might be witches, it doesn't stop Whit Turner, the town's wealthiest bachelor, from forcing his way into their lives and marrying Claire. Years later, estranged from her family, Claire finds herself thrust back onto the farm with the last person she would have chosen: her husband's pregnant mistress.
Berkley Trade | 9780425261255 | Published March 5, 2013
One night, while making his rounds as a reluctant NYPD officer, Timothy Wilde runs into a girl not more than 10 years old dashing through the dark covered head to toe in blood. He takes her home, where she spins wild stories, claiming that dozens of bodies are buried in the forest north of 23rd Street.
Broadway | 9780307450708 | Published March 5, 2013
Faced with a diagnosis of prostate cancer at age 64, novelist Howard Frank Mosher embarked on a 20,000-mile book promotion tour that took him to some 150 independent bookstores. In this memoir, he recounts that journey, as well as one back to the roots of his writing career.
Riverhead Trade | 9781594631931 | Published March 5, 2013
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, THE KITE RUNNER is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also about the power of fathers over sons --- their love, their sacrifices, their lies.
Picador | 9781250024077 | Published March 5, 2013
Persecuted at school for her beliefs and struggling with her distant, devout father at home, 10-year-old Judith McPherson finds solace and connection in a model in miniature of the Promised Land that she has constructed in her room from collected discarded scraps --- the Land of Decoration.
Anchor | 9780307472991 | Published March 5, 2013
Precious Ramotswe is haunted by a repeated dream: a vision of a tall, strange man who waits for her beneath an acacia tree. But she’s far too busy to worry about it. Mma Potokwane has been dismissed from her post as matron at the orphan farm. Can the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency help restore the beloved matron to her rightful position?
Harper Perennial | 9780062188519 | Published March 5, 2013
At the turn of the 20th century, reclusive orchardist William Talmadge tends to apples and apricots as if they were loved ones. One day, two teenage girls appear and steal his fruit from the market; they later return to see the man who gave them no chase and end up indulging in his deep reservoir of compassion. But just as they begin to trust him, men arrive in the orchard with guns, leading to a shattering tragedy.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451628289 | Published March 5, 2013
Halfway through his trek from Seattle to Key West, Alan Christoffersen sets out to walk the nearly 1,000 miles between South Dakota and St. Louis, but it’s the people he meets along the way who give the journey its true meaning. Among these individuals is an elderly Polish man who gives Alan a ride and shares a story that Alan will never forget.
William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062007223 | Published March 5, 2013
The night before her flight, Hazel’s boyfriend gave her a free pass if she ever met rock star Finn Schiller, her idol. She never would have thought the very next day the rock god would be sitting next to her on the plane. Now, when fantasy becomes real attraction, Hazel must decide what she wants.
Thomas Nelson | 9781595545459 | Published March 5, 2013
Beth's husband won't be joining the family on vacation at the beach this year. Instead, Rick has holed up alone in the backyard shed, and nobody knows exactly what he's up to. While "St. Rick" waits for an epiphany, Beth will have to figure out what to do with herself and their teenage sons. What happens next is both uproarious and bittersweet: a peace march turns violent, her son is caught with drugs, and she embarks on an ambitious road trip that turns into something nearly surreal.
Vintage | 9780307949608 | Published March 5, 2013
These eight new stories from celebrated novelist and short-story writer Nathan Englander address the great questions of modern life, exploring a range of eccentric characters through history and across generations.
Algonquin Books | 9781616202767 | Published March 12, 2013
Broken from growing up in one of North Korea’s forced-labor camps, Gi has learned to cope with pain by retreating into a realm of numbers and calculations. She becomes enamored of the brash and radiant Il-sun. But Il-sun’s pursuit of a better life imperils both girls when her suitor spirits them across the Demilitarized Zone and sells them as sex workers.
Ember | 9780375868276 | Published March 12, 2013
In three previous mysteries --- HOOT, FLUSH and SCAT --- Carl Hiaasen has offered young readers entertaining comic mysteries that combine environmental concerns and social issues with plenty of wacky laughs. Now, in CHOMP, he extends his winning streak with a funny novel that dives into the world of reality television.
Speak | 9780142421710 | Published March 12, 2013
Cassia journeys to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky, only to find that he has escaped, leaving a series of clues behind. During her quest, an invitation for rebellion, an unexpected betrayal, and a surprise visit from Xander change the game once again.
Harper Paperbacks | 9780062197337 | Published March 12, 2013
Genevieve has finally escaped the stressful demands of her sales job and begun a new life aboard a houseboat in Kent. Not many people know that she financed her fresh start by working weekends as a dancer at a less-than-reputable gentlemen's club, and she's determined to keep it that way. But on the night of her housewarming party, the past intrudes when a body washes up beside the boat, and Genevieve recognizes the victim as a fellow dancer.
Ballantine Books | 9780345510631 | Published March 12, 2013
Rumors reach Thomas Pitt, now the powerful head of Britain’s Special Branch, of a plot to blow up connections on the Dover-London rail line --- on which Austrian duke Alois Habsburg is soon to travel to visit his royal English kin. Why would anyone destroy an entire train to kill one obscure Austrian royal, or are the rumors designed to distract Pitt from an even more devastating plot?
Minotaur Books | 9781250022226 | Published March 12, 2013
When the search for a young Amish teen turns up a dead body, the case quickly becomes a murder investigation. Kate Burkholder knows that in order to solve this case, she will have to call upon everything she has to give. But will she piece together all the parts of this sinister puzzle in time to save the missing teen and the Amish community from a devastating fate?
Fresh Fork Publishing | 9780988793224 | Published March 12, 2013
After surviving the private and public fallout from a one-night stand four years before, St. Louis DA Jack Hilliard wants nothing more than to be trusted again by his wife and to earn back the respect of the community he serves. But all of Jack's efforts begin to crumble when the woman involved in his earlier downfall returns to town claiming threats on her life and asking for his help.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9780312642723 | Published March 12, 2013
Annajane thinks she's over her ex-husband, Mason. But when she attends his wedding, everything changes, and she realizes she might want him back. Even if there are people determined to keep Annajane from getting what she wants, happiness might be hers for the taking, and the life she once had with Mason in this sleepy lake town might be in her future.
Vintage | 9780307742186 | Published March 12, 2013
Talulla Demetriou, a werewolf, is grieving for her werewolf lover, Jake, whose violent death has left her alone with her own monstrousness. One the run, pursued by hunters, she must find a place to give brith to Jake's child in secret. The birth gives her some relief, thinking that the worst is over, but the worst has only just begun. She is now stuck in a race against time to save herself and her child from the hunters of the world Organisation for the Control of Occult Phenomena, blood-drinking religious fanatics, and the oldest living vampire.
Harper Perennial | 9780062206299 | Published March 12, 2013
It’s Christmas of 1957 in Barcelona, and Daniel Sempere and his wife, Bea, are celebrating their new beautiful son, Julian, and the engagement of close friend Fermín Romero de Torres. But a mysterious stranger threatens all of it when he visits the Sempere bookshop and tries to expose a terrible secret that has been buried in the city’s past. His appearance plunges Fermín and Daniel into an adventure that takes them back to the 1940s and the early days of Franco’s dictatorship.
Vintage | 9780307949257 | Published March 12, 2013
Richard, a wealthy doctor, invites his estranged sister Angela and her family to join him for a week at a vacation home in the English countryside. Richard has just re-married and inherited a willful stepdaughter in the process; Angela has a feckless husband and three children who sometimes seem alien to her. The stage is set for seven days of resentment and guilt, a staple of family gatherings the world over.
Back Bay Books | 9780316018975 | Published March 12, 2013
High above the bustling streets of Dubai, in the world's tallest and most luxurious skyscraper, reside the gods and goddesses of the modern world, who have wreaked mischief and havoc on mankind. Ike Karton, an unemployed butcher from New Jersey, is their current obsession.
Broadway | 9780307887825 | Published March 12, 2013
Summer vacation on Great Rock Island was supposed to be a restorative time for Kate, who had lost her close friend Elizabeth in a sudden accident. But when she inherits a trunk of Elizabeth's journals, they reveal a woman far different from the cheerful wife and mother Kate thought she knew.
Grove Press | 9780802120878 | Published March 12, 2013
WHY BE HAPPY WHEN YOU COULD BE NORMAL? is a memoir about a life’s work to find happiness. It's a book full of stories: about a girl locked out of her home, sitting on the doorstep all night; about growing up in an north England industrial town now changed beyond recognition; about the Universe as Cosmic Dustbin.
Simon & Schuster | 9781476733951 | Published March 12, 2013
In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Sheriff Holston, who has unwaveringly upheld the silo’s rules for years, unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: He asks to go outside. His fateful decision will unleash a drastic series of events.
Penguin Books | 9780143123873 | Published March 13, 2013
Seventeen-year-old Isabel Montgomery starts to receive emails from her father, a man who had abandoned her in a hotel room ten years ago when his past finally caught up with him. Over the course of the next month, further emails arrive telling her more about her family's past. Isabel discovers that her father adopted a false identity in the hope of avoiding murder charges for a robbery gone wrong in 1974. When he is finally tracked down by a young newspaper reporter in search of a story he must abandon years of safe underground life in an attempt to exonerate himself.
Skylight Paths Publishing | 9781594734809 | Published March 15, 2013
In BIRTHING GOD, forty women relate Spirit-filled moments: a grieving pastor walks a labyrinth and rediscovers the Rock of her existence; a human rights advocate re-encounters Allah in an intensely visceral moment in the sun; an educator, moved by an ancestral vision, launches a global tree-planting project to heal the wounds of slavery; a revolutionary awakens from a coma and realizes that all of life is infused with Spirit; a peasant woman under fire discovers within herself the God who gives her courage; and a disabled doctor, embraced by Shekhinah, turns her heart to rabbinical studies.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764210303 | Published March 15, 2013
Drawing from her own experiences, as well as those from moms and sons from around the country, parenting expert and bestselling author Cheri Fuller shares what makes boys and young men tick and how to become a more welcome influence at every stage in their lives. With page after page of use-it-today advice and encouraging stories, this book will help you steer your son toward becoming a caring, confident young man.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764211003 | Published March 15, 2013
Your teen or preteen girl is at the age when she needs you the most, yet all too often she closes herself off. Don't give her the opportunity to look for answers or comfort elsewhere. She needs a mom who will really listen. Teen experts Susie Shellenberger and Kathy Gowler arm you with answers to real-life questions from girls just like your daughter. Use this biblically sound advice to help keep communication open between you and your daughter, and feel confident that there isn't anything she isn't telling you.
Algonquin Books | 9781616202804 | Published March 19, 2013
A teenager when Julia and her husband first met him in 2001, Piti illegally crossed the border into the Dominican Republic to find work. Julia, impressed by his courage and charmed by his smile, has over the years come to think of him as a son, even promising to be at his wedding someday. When Piti calls in 2009, Julia’s promise is tested.
Spiegel & Grau | 9780812981704 | Published March 19, 2013
Soon after the publication of ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES, Charles Darwin received an unsettling letter that accused him of taking credit for a theory that had already been discovered by others. Realizing his error of omission, Darwin tried to trace all of the natural philosophers who had laid the groundwork for his theory, but he found that history had already forgotten many of them. Rebecca Stott goes in search of these ghosts, telling the epic story of the discovery of evolution and natural selection.
Scribner | 9781451660470 | Published March 19, 2013
Iran in 1576 is a place of peace, wealth, and dazzling beauty. But when the Shah dies without having named an heir, the court is thrown into tumult. Princess Pari, the Shah’s daughter and closest advisor, knows more about the inner workings of the state than almost anyone, but the princess’s maneuvers to instill order after her father’s sudden death incite resentment and dissent. Pari and her trusted servant, a eunuch able to navigate the harem as well as the world beyond the palace walls, are in possession of an incredible tapestry of secrets and information that reveals a power struggle of epic proportions.
Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books | 9780316099899 | Published March 19, 2013
A graduation night celebration on the beach ends in tragedy after a horrible car crash leaves the driver, Penny, dead, and her twin brother in a coma. The other passengers, Penny's boyfriend Jake and her friend Demeter, are physically unhurt, but the emotional damage is overwhelming. As summer unfolds, startling truths are revealed about the survivors and their parents.
WaterBrook Press | 9780307731913 | Published March 19, 2013
It’s not easy being a woman. The demands and expectations of us, and those we place on ourselves, can be overwhelming. In THE BLESSED WOMAN, Debbie Morris shares her own stories and the stories of discerning women in the Bible, addressing topics such as overcoming insecurity, finding purpose, establishing priorities, letting go, and waiting. Her book reminds us how God longs for every woman to experience His tenderness --- and to know the true meaning of being blessed.
William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062195517 | Published March 19, 2013
Solicitor Daniel Hunter is called to defend 11-year-old Sebastian, who has been charged with the murder of a young boy on a London playground. While examining Sebastian’s life in order to save it, Daniel can’t help but be transported to his own difficult youth spent in foster care --- a time when the one he trusted the most was the one who betrayed him.
Zondervan | 9780310335931 | Published March 19, 2013
WHEN JESUS WEPT unfolds the turbulent times in Judea during Jesus' ministry, centering on the friendship between Jesus and Lazarus. With rich insights from vineyard owners and vine dressers, the Thoenes explore the metaphor of Jesus as the True Vine, harvesting the ancient secrets found in the Old Testament.
Gallery Books | 9781451684742 | Published March 19, 2013
When a Cornell-bound teenager disappears, her quiet neighborhood is left to pick apart the threads of their own lives and assumptions. Linsey Hart’s neighbors are just ordinary people --- but even ordinary people can keep terrible secrets hidden close. As the days of Linsey’s absence tick by, dread and hope threaten to tear a community apart.
WaterBrook Press | 9780307730404 | Published March 19, 2013
A three-year-old son, a struggling café and fading memories are all Robin Price has left of her late husband. As the proud owner of Willow Tree Café, she pours her heart into every muffin she bakes and espresso she pulls, thankful for the sense of purpose and community the work provides. So when developer Ian McKay shows up with plans to build condos where her café and a vital town ministry are located, she isn’t about to let go without a fight.
Tyndale House Publishers | 9781414364476 | Published March 22, 2013
Dessa Caldwell dreams of opening Pierson House, a refuge for former prostitutes in Denver’s roughest neighborhood. Her last hope for a loan hinges on the owner of Hawkins National Bank. Henry Hawkins has a secret: though he owns the most successful bank in town, his initial capital came from three successful raids on Wells Fargo coaches. Now he’s the most eligible bachelor in Denver, but to protect his criminal past, he’s built a fortress around his heart. Not even the boldest matchmaking mother can tempt him...until the day Dessa ventures into his bank requesting a loan.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. | 9781414358499 | Published March 22, 2013
When Officer Carly Edwards finds three young gangbangers shot execution-style, she and her husband, Sergeant Nick Anderson, head of the gang unit, fear Las Playas may be on the verge of a gang war. As she prepares to testify at a major trial, Carly’s reputation is shredded by a reporter apparently trying to discredit her professionally. Facing pressure on all fronts, Carly must rely on faith and trust God in a deeper way during one of the biggest struggles of her career.
Blue Blazer Productions, Inc. | 9780985735807 | Published March 22, 2013
A pregnant, upper class nineteen-year-old Philadelphia Main Line debutante is confined, against her will, to a state mental hospital. On April 19, 1964, she gives birth to a child, whom she is forced to give up for adoption. This is the story of a mother and daughter. Of what it is to give up a child and what it is to be given up. Of what it is to belong, what it is to be a family and what it is to yearn deeply, and to never lose hope—because anything is possible.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. | 9781414378411 | Published March 22, 2013
Darek Christiansen still harbors pain and bitterness after the tragic death of his wife, Felicity. New assistant county attorney Ivy Madison, who bids on Darek at a charity auction, turned out to be instrumental in helping to release the man responsible for Felicity’s death. Caught between new love and old grudges, Darek needs to decide if he can set aside the past for a future with Ivy --- a future that is threatened by an approaching wildfire that could wipe out the Christiansen resort and Deep Haven itself.
W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393343601 | Published March 25, 2013
Rather than offering simply a detailed retelling of the Titanic sinking, John Maxtone-Graham devotes his considerable knowledge and impeccable prose to a discussion of salient, provocative, and rarely investigated components of the story.
Penguin Books | 9780142422595 | Published March 26, 2013
Jim Praley is home from college, ready to unlock Tulsa's secrets. He drives the highways. He forces himself to get out of his car and walk into a bar. He's invited to a party. And there he meets Adrienne Booker; Adrienne rules Tulsa, in her way. A high-school dropout with a penthouse apartment, she takes a curious interest in Jim. Through her eyes, he will rediscover his hometown.
Overlook TP | 9781468302714 | Published March 26, 2013
When Catherine Ducane disappears, the cops react rapidly --- she is the daughter of the Governor of Louisiana. Her bodyguard turns up horribly mutilated, and when her kidnapper calls he doesn't want money: he wants time alone with a functionary from a Washington-based organized crime task force.
Bantam | 9780345536648 | Published March 26, 2013
In the summer of 1973, Joe Castle quickly became the idol of every baseball fan in America, including Paul Tracey, the young son of a hard-partying and hard-throwing Mets pitcher. On the day that Warren Tracey finally faced Calico Joe, Paul was in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his dad. Then Warren threw a fastball that would change their lives forever.
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778315162 | Published March 26, 2013
As her husband, Nick, and daughter Lindsey embark on a weekend camping trip to the Texas Hill Country, Abby looks forward to having some quiet time to herself. But that all changes when a devastating storm rips through the region, and her family vanishes without a trace. Although Nick and Lindsey are presumed dead, Abby refuses to give up hope. As disturbing clues begin to surface, she realizes that the truth may be far more sinister than she imagined.
Ballantine Books | 9780345523266 | Published March 26, 2013
On an overcast September day in 1993, Jim Abbott took the mound at Yankee Stadium and threw one of the most dramatic no-hitters in Major League history. The game was the crowning achievement in an unlikely success story, unseen in the annals of professional sports. In IMPERFECT, the one-time big league ace retraces his remarkable journey.
Random House Trade Paperbacks | 9780812981902 | Published March 26, 2013
In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: she sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. PARIS IN LOVE chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Penguin Books | 9780143122845 | Published March 26, 2013
September 1941: Reinhard Heydrich is hosting a gathering to celebrate his appointment as Reichsprotector of Czechoslovakia. He has chosen his guests with care. All are high-ranking Party members, and each is a suspect in a crime as yet to be committed: the murder of Heydrich himself. Indeed, a murder does occur, but the victim is a young adjutant on Heydrich’s staff.
Atria Books | 9781451671575 | Published March 26, 2013
Drawing on a wealth of previously unpublished letters, memoirs and diaries, as well as interviews with survivors’ family members, award-winning journalist and author Andrew Wilson reveals how some used their experience to propel themselves on to fame, while others were so racked with guilt they spent the rest of their lives under the Titanic’s shadow.
William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062120564 | Published March 26, 2013
From starting pitcher to closer, and miraculously back to the starting rotation, John Smoltz shares the story of his twenty-two year career in professional baseball, including his struggles and triumphs over the kind of “career-ending” injuries that have sidelined many other players.
Plume | 9780142196977 | Published March 26, 2013
A series of suspicious deaths has rocked Hull, a port city in England. Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy is sure there is a connection between these crimes, but his fellow officers would rather get a quick arrest than find the true killer. So McAvoy decides to strike out alone --- but in the depths of the dark winter, on the hunt for a murderer, it’s difficult to forget what happened the last time he found himself on the wrong side of a killer’s blade.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455523153 | Published March 26, 2013
Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is, and he’s the one the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes. Now he has a new case, but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida. Before she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that Paradise is not all it seems to be. What Puller finds convinces him that his aunt's death was no accident but a cold-blooded murder.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764209796 | Published March 26, 2013
When Jodi Winfield comes to Lancaster to housesit, the last thing she expects to find is a disheveled little girl alone on the side of the road. The young teacher is mystified when she learns there have been no reports of a missing child, and the girl herself is no help since she can't speak English. It's as if the child appeared out of nowhere. Then Jodi turns her attention to Hickory Hollow --- and the cloistered world of the Old Order Amish --- in search of answers.
Penguin Books | 9780143122821 | Published March 26, 2013
How did an illiterate peasant girl gain access to the future king of France, earn his trust, and ultimately lead his forces into battle? Was it only the hand of God that moved Joan of Arc --- or was it also Yolande of Aragon? On the 600th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc, THE MAID AND THE QUEEN explores the relationship between these two remarkable women.
Ballantine Books | 9780345522818 | Published March 26, 2013
Returning to the scene of the terrorist bombing that she lived through in Bali one year previously, adventure travel guide Jamie faces down her negative memories of the past and creates positive new experiences that lead her to a hopeful new future.
Harper Voyager | 9780062237309 | Published March 26, 2013
Ex-psychologist Gabe Figaret was done with patients for good, until he meets Angelina, a young mute woman he’s been asked to mentor. When she starts speaking about another realm called Morgravia, he doubts her, but soon comes under the spell of her compelling visions. As Gabe delves deeper into Angelina’s unsettled psyche, he learns more about his own soul, his past, and whom he can trust in his own troubled life.
Penguin Books | 9780143123828 | Published March 26, 2013
In 1751, Tristan Hart is a brilliant young man of means...who also happens to be a psychopath. When he leaves London to pursue a career in medicine, his obsession with the nature of pain and his obsession with causing it become blatantly clear. Desperate to understand his own deviant desires, Tristan sifts through his childhood memories, memories that are informed by dark superstitions about faeries and goblins and shape-shifting gypsies.
Random House Trade Paperbacks | 9780812983456 | Published March 26, 2013
Harold Fry lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does. But one day, a letter comes for him from a women who he hasn't seen in 20 years. Queenie is dying and writing to say goodbye. Harold decides to walk 600 miles to see her, believing that if he walks, Queenie will live. Thus Harold begins an incredible emotional and physical journey.
Mariner Books | 9780547840215 | Published March 26, 2013
Eugénie R., born in France’s foie gras country, follows the man she loves to Paris, but soon finds herself marooned, pregnant, and penniless. She gives birth to a daughter she is forced to abandon and spends the next ten years fighting to get her back.
Candlewick | 9780763663315 | Published March 26, 2013
Using the most famous passengers of the Titanic, poet Allan Wolf offers a breathtaking, intimate glimpse at the lives behind the tragedy, told with clear-eyed compassion and astounding emotional power.
Kensington | 9780758280435 | Published March 26, 2013
Although Corrie Philips has an enviable life, she is desperate for a child --- and haunted by the choices in her past. A decade ago, just after college, Corrie’s boyfriend Daniel left town, intent on saving the world even if it meant breaking Corrie’s heart. Now he has returned, and despite her misgivings, Corrie feels drawn to him again. But the emotions that overwhelm her may put her marriage and her secure, stable life at risk.
Picador | 9781250024183 | Published March 26, 2013
Victor Delahaye, one of Ireland's most successful businessmen, kills himself while sailing with his partner's son. Detective Inspector Hackett calls upon the services of his sometime partner Quirke, consultant pathologist at the Hospital of the Holy Family. But when a second death occurs, this one even more shocking than the first, it quickly becomes apparent that a terrible secret threatens to destroy the lives and reputations of several members of Dublin's elite.
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778313793 | Published March 26, 2013
When Leda desperately flees her life of privilege to travel to Kenya, she unexpectedly falls for Ita at a boys' orphanage in the slums of Nairobi. Their love should be enough to withstand outside forces, but as political unrest plagues the country, Leda and Ita are left to face the reality that sometimes the most treacherous threat is not the world outside, but the demons within.
Plume | 9780452299016 | Published March 26, 2013
An English Lit major at the University of Tennessee, Dickey is as articulate and thoughtful as any professional athlete in any sport-and proves it page after page, as he provides fresh and honest insight into baseball and a career unlike any other.
Vintage | 9780307476074 | Published March 26, 2013
A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State—and to do it alone.
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Berkley | 9780425250655 | Published March 5, 2013
In 1995, Nate Romanowski was in a secret Special Forces unit abroad when a colleague did something terrible. Now high up in the government, the man is determined to eliminate anyone who knows about it, and Nate knows exactly how he'll do it --- by striking at Nate's friends to draw him out.
Kensington | 9780758272751 | Published March 5, 2013
Deputy coroner Mattie Winston is at the burnt remains of a house where a charred body has been found. The victim is none other than Jack Allen, a paraplegic who recently won a huge casino jackpot. Upon closer inspection, Mattie and detective Steve Hurley are convinced Jack was murdered to steal his winnings, but as Mattie investigates, even her cutting-edge forensic skills keep coming up short in a case with as many suspects as twists.
Berkley | 9780425259290 | Published March 5, 2013
On the ocean liner Mauretania, two European scientists with a dramatic new invention are barely rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky the second time. What are they holding that is so precious? Only something that will revolutionize business and popular culture --- and perhaps something more.
Zebra | 9781420132199 | Published March 5, 2013
Life isn’t fair. Most women know it, but what can you do about it? Plenty…if you’re part of the Sisterhood. Seven women are as different as can be, but when they are drawn together by tragedy, they forge a bond that will help them right the wrongs committed against them and discover inner strength they didn’t know they had. Growing bolder with each act of justice, the Sisterhood is learning that when bad things happen, you can roll over and play dead…or you can get up fighting.
St. Martin's Paperbacks | 9780312651305 | Published March 19, 2013
While coaching his daughter's soccer game, John Waters notices Eve Sumner, a local real estate agent who is a total stranger to him but who knows him very, very well. She knows things about him, in fact, that only one other person knows. Or knew. That one person is Mallory Candler, who had been Waters's lover in college but whose obsession with him had ultimately driven him away from her. Candler had disappeared after Waters married, only to reappear, tragically, as a murder victim in New Orleans. Yet, it seems that Mallory, as Eve Sumner, is back, as improbable as that may be.
Pocket Books | 9781451668926 | Published March 19, 2013
Biblical scholar Jonathan Lyons believes he has a letter that may have been written by Jesus Christ. Stolen from the Vatican library in the 15th century, it was assumed to be lost forever. But on the eve before his own murder, he confides to Father Aiden O’Brien, a family friend, that one of those whom he trusted most is determined to keep it from being returned to the Vatican.
Zebra | 9781420111569 | Published March 26, 2013
Rita Bellamy has had enviable success as an author, but it came at the expense of her marriage. Now she’s starting over in a small lakeside cottage, slowly rebuilding the confidence that was shattered. But is the younger man next door a fun, frivolous diversion or something much more? Moving to Washington, D.C. to be with Griff should be the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Dory’s life. Yet there are adjustments too, and sacrifices she never expected. And soon Dory must weigh the price of love against everything she hoped to gain.
Harper | 9780061785665 | Published March 26, 2013
James Rollins’ latest Sigma Force thriller finds the group in a race against time to stop a global plot that, at its center, deals with the abduction of the daughter of the President of the United States. Beneath this act lies a deeper storyline involving deadly genetic experimentation and a nefarious organization that may have existed since the days of the Knights Templar.
Tor Books | 9780765368676 | Published March 26, 2013
Forge Books | 9780765367969 | Published March 26, 2013
For bank teller Charlie Colquitt, it was just another Saturday. For Hobe Hicklin, an ex-con with nothing to lose, it was just another score. For Hobe's drug-addled, sex-crazed girlfriend, it was just more lust, violence and drugs. But in this gripping narrative, nothing is as it seems.
Harper | 9780062096975 | Published March 26, 2013
The offer of $30,000 for one day's work in London, followed by a family vacation in an exotic locale, seems too good to be true for Brooklyn private investigators Karin Schaeffer and her husband, Mac. Putting Mac’s investigations into the alleged marital infidelities of billionaire Godfrey Millerhausen on hold, the family finds paradise in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sardinia. But the holiday turns dark and terrible when the children vanish.
Jove | 9780515153040 | Published March 26, 2013
Rutherford Risk is a firm specializing in extraction: the negotiation for and the recovery of hostages. Two unique outsiders are recruited to do their bidding: a forensic accountant hired to follow the money, and a civilian with unparalleled training in both combat and culture. But following the money leads to more complex --- and dangerous --- consequences than either anticipated.
Tor Books | 9780765369543 | Published March 26, 2013
Scientists James Logan and his wife, Linda, have their dream careers at the world’s leading biotech company, GeneFirm, Inc. However their happiness is interrupted by a devastating bioterrorist attack: a deadly superflu that quickly becomes a global pandemic. The GeneFirm complex goes into lockdown and Linda’s research team is sent to develop a vaccine. Above ground, James learns that GeneFirm security has been breached and Linda is in danger. To save her he must confront a desperate terrorist, armed government agents, and an invisible killer: Virus Thirteen.
Ballantine Books | 9780345540218 | Published March 26, 2013
Dr. Morton Hander practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Hander paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered in his luxurious Pacific Palisades apartment. The police have no leads, but they do have one possible witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn. It’s psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware’s job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Meldoy’s memory. And behind it lies an unspeakable evil that Alex Delaware must expose before it claims another innocent victim.