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In Paradise A Novel by Matthiessen, Peter.

In Paradise A Novel

-- In Paradise

Oct 18, 2014
If He's Daring by Howell, Hannah.

If He's Daring

In a dazzling new novel in the Wherlocke family saga, New York Times Praise for Hannah Howell and The Wherlockes(Starred Review) on If He's Dangerous

Oct 18, 2014
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Stoppard, Tom.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm's-eve view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play. In Tom Stoppard's best-known work, this Shakespearean Laurel and Hardy finally get a chance to take the lead role, but do so in a world where echoes of Waiting for Godot resound, where reality and illusion intermix, and where fate leads our two heroes

Oct 18, 2014
The Greatcoat A Ghost Story by Dunmore, Helen.

The Greatcoat A Ghost Story

Bestselling novelist Helen Dunmore's historical novels have earned her comparisons in the press to Tolstoy and Emily Bronte. In her newest book, Dunmore mines the past to chilling effect in this evocative and sophisticated ghost story about a love affair between a neglected wife and a mysterious soldier. It is the winter of 1952 when Isabel Carey moves to the East Riding of Yorkshire with her new husband, Philip, a medical doctor. While Philip spends long hours working away from home, Isabel f

Oct 18, 2014
The Shell Game- A Fox and O'Hare Short Story by Evanovich, Janet; Goldberg, Lee.

The Shell Game- A Fox and O'Hare Short Story

-- The Shell Game   Praise for the Fox and O'Hare series   "The laugh-out-loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg's crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series."—Associated Press, on The Heist   "Great fun, with plenty of twists."—The Sacramento Bee, on The Chase

Oct 18, 2014
Spark A Novel by Twelve Hawks, John.

Spark A Novel

-- -- SparkJacob Underwood is a contract employee of the Special Services Section, a small shadow department buried within the multinational corporation DBG, headquartered in New York City. Jacob is not a businessman . . . he is a hired assassin . . . and his job is to neutralize problems deemed unacceptable by the corporation. But Jacob is not like other employees, nor is he like other people. After a catastrophic motorcycle accident leaves him with Cotard's syndrome—an actual condition that c

Oct 18, 2014
The Sweet Surrender of Janet Buchanan by Quinn, Paula.

The Sweet Surrender of Janet Buchanan

"Scottish romance at its very best! Deliciously romantic and sensual, Paula Quinn captures the heart of the Highlands in a tender, passionate romance that you won't be able to put down." -- -- HE COULD NOT BE TAMED . . . Notorious for his prowess as a lover and a fighter, Darach Grant has only one goal in mind: to defend his kin's land from the impending siege of a hostile clan. The last thing he needs is the delicious distraction of Janet Buchanan-the only woman who can stir his ire as deeply a

Oct 18, 2014
Spectrum by Jacobson, Alan.

Spectrum

New York City: home to world-renowned museums, theater, restaurants, iconic sports franchises. Central Park. Wall Street. And an infamous serial killer who's terrorized the Big Apple for decades. The year is 1995 and the NYPD has just graduated a promising new patrol officer named Karen Vail. The rookie's first day on the job is anything but easy when she finds herself at the crime scene of a young woman murdered in an unusual manner. Vail is unsure of what she's looking at or what it means—but

Oct 18, 2014
The Spiritglass Charade- A Stoker & Holmes Novel by Gleason, Colleen.

The Spiritglass Charade- A Stoker & Holmes Novel

After the Affair of the Clockwork Scarab, Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes are eager to help Princess Alix with a new case. Seventeen-year-old Willa Aston is obsessed with spiritual mediums, convinced she is speaking with her mother from beyond the grave. What seems like a case of spiritualist fraud quickly devolves into something far more menacing: someone is trying to make Willa "appear lunatic," using an innocent-looking spiritglass to control her. The list of clues piles up: an unexpected murd

Oct 18, 2014
Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Tobar, Héctor.

Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free

When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. The entire world watched what transpired above-ground during the grueling and protracted rescue, but the saga of the miners' experiences below the Earth's surface—and the lives that led them there—has never been heard until now.      For -- Deep Down Dark

Oct 18, 2014
Death and Judgment A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Leon, Donna.

Death and Judgment A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

In Death and Judgment, a truck crashes and spills its dangerous cargo on a treacherous road in the Italian Dolomite mountains. Meanwhile, in Santa Lucia, a prominent international lawyer is found dead aboard an intercity train. Suspecting a connection between the two tragedies, Brunetti digs deep for an answer, stumbling upon a seedy Venetian bar that holds the key to a crime network that reaches far beyond the laguna. But it will take another violent death in Venice before Brunetti and his coll

Oct 18, 2014
Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek A Samuel Craddock Mystery by Shames, Terry.

Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek A Samuel Craddock Mystery

Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered.  Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Dellmore supposedly had a roving eye, although his wife says he was never serious about dallying. Still, Craddock wonders: Did the husbands and fathers of women he flirted with think he was harmless? What about his current lover, who insists that Dellmore was going to leave his wife for her?  Craddock d

Oct 18, 2014
A Darker Shade of Sweden by Unknown.

A Darker Shade of Sweden

Ever since Stieg Larsson shone a light on the brilliance of Swedish crime writing with his acclaimed and bestselling -- A Darker Shade of Sweden • Stieg Larsson • Henning Mankell • Åsa Larsson • Eva Gabrielsson

Oct 18, 2014
Dark Spies A Spycatcher Novel by Dunn, Matthew.

Dark Spies A Spycatcher Novel

On the run from the CIA, intelligence operative Will Cochrane heads to the United States to uncover a diabolical spymaster at the center of an international conspiracy in this thrilling follow-up to -- Will Cochrane crouches on a hilltop, assembling his sniper rifle. He's still thinking about being removed from his mission tracking the terrorist financier Cobalt. Instead, he's been sent to babysit a CIA operative and her asset in Norway, a routine assignment far below the skill level of the onl

Oct 18, 2014
Idiot's Guides- The Cosmos by De Pree, Ph.D, Christopher.

Idiot's Guides- The Cosmos

Major new discoveries in space are made almost weekly and there is so much for any new enthusiast to learn and explore. Beginning with the solar system, the Sun, all its planets, major moons, and other features, such as the asteroid belt, Idiot's Guides: The Cosmos is packed with information and features the best photos from various explorations. Beautiful photography and detailed descriptions of the various types of masses are compared to Earth-- making the information as easy to grasp as possi

Oct 18, 2014
Heartbroken A Novel by Unger, Lisa.

Heartbroken A Novel

-- is a tense, mesmerizing novel about the limits of dysfunctional families, of an island haunted by dark memories and restless ghosts, and of the all-too-real demons we must battle.  Wonderfully suspenseful, exquisitely crafted, and written with raw, emotional power, this is Lisa Unger at her very best.

Oct 18, 2014
History of the Rain Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 by Williams, Niall.

History of the Rain Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014

We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling. That's how it seems to me, being alive for a little while, the teller and the told. In her attic room, with the rain rushing down the windows, Ruthie writes Ireland, with its weather, its rivers, its lilts, and its lows. The stories she uncovers and recounts bring back to life multiple generations buried in this soil-and they might just bring her back into the world again, too.

Oct 18, 2014
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Adams, Douglas.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

"IRRESISTIBLE!" --The Boston Globe Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor. Together this dynamic pair begin a journey through space aided by quotes from The Hitchhiker's Guide ("A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitch

Oct 18, 2014
The Hot Zone The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Preston, Richard.

The Hot Zone The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

-- From the Paperback edition.

Oct 18, 2014
The Subterraneans by Kerouac, Jack.

The Subterraneans

Written over the course of three days and three nights, The Subterraneans was generated out of the same ecstatic flash of inspiration that produced another one of Kerouac's early classic, On The Road. Centering on the tempestous breakup of Leo Percepied and Mardou Fox--two denizens of the 1950s San Francsico underground--The Subterraneans is a tale of dark alleys and dark rooms,of artists, of visionaries,

Oct 18, 2014