New Arrivals - Playaways
Feeling unfulfilled in the face of an imminent legal partnership and a broken engagement, Manhattan lawyer Clementine Evans learns of a long-buried family secret that leads her to the inner circles of World War I British society and the red hills of Kenya.
Lottie is 33, and is sick of boyfriends who don't want to commit to marriage. When her old boyfriend Ben reappears after fifteen years and reminds her of their pact to marry each other if they are both single after 30, Lottie jumps at the chance. But not everyone is pleased with Lottie and Ben's arrangement, and family and friends are determined to intervene. Will they make Lottie and Ben's wedding night one to remember, or one to forget?
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 her confidence that was shattered. But is the younger man next door a fun, frivolous diversion or something much more?
The werewolf pack and Mercy Thompson's mate Adam have been abducted. Outclassed and on her own, Mercy may be forced to seek assistance from any ally she can get, no matter how unlikely.
After Pat Peoples and his wife Nikki separate, he goes to live with his parents but everything seems changed. No one wants to talk to him about Nikki, his old friends are busy with their families, and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as therapy. He meets Tiffany, a clinically depressed widow, who offers to act as a liaison between the couple if Pat will give up watching football, agrees to perform in the Dance Away Depression competition and not tell anyone about their contract.
When a federal judge and his secretary fail to appear for a scheduled trial and panicked clerks call for an FBI investigation, a harrowing murder case ensues and culminates in the imprisonment of a lawyer who imparts the story of who killed the judge and why.
Detective Lindsay Boxer just gave birth to her daughter a week ago, but already she is being forced to return to work. Not only is a rising star football player the prime murder suspect, but an English professor has been having dreams about a murder that he is convinced are real. At first Lindsay doesn't believe the professor, but then a shooting occurs and it fits the professor's description to the last detail.
The great viral plague had left a small group of survivors clinging to life amidst a world transformed into a nightmare. Led by the mysterious, charismatic Amy, they go on the attack, leading an insurrection against the virals--the first offensives of the Second Viral War--infiltrating a dozen hives, each presided over by one of the original Twelve. Their secret weapon: Alicia, transformed at the end of book one into a half human, half viral--but whose side, in the end, is she really on?
Swindled out of his home by his gold-digging wife, successful accountant Gus Hollister returns to his grandmother Rose's Virginia farmhouse where he helps the residents of Blossom Farm expand their business and finds the courage to love again.
Entreated by her mother to help find a missing woman who has escaped from a mental hospital, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is shocked to discover the woman's true identity and enlists the help of rogue FBI profiler Kendra Michaels to survive a plot by a killer who is targeting her family.
Wade Johnson fell for Gabi the first time he saw her. It's not the only time he's found himself in the role of knight in shining armor, but Gabi isn't looking for a rescuer. To get her to stay, Wade will need a whole lot of patience and gentle persuasion, and maybe the soothing sound of wind chimes on a summer breeze.
Detective Zach Jordan investigates a series of brutal, public crimes that coincide with the arrival of dozens of glamorous celebrities in town for parties and premieres.
A return to the world of Tully, Kate, and Tully's mother, who explore their understandings about love, family, loss, and redemption while turning to each other in the hopes of salvaging their lives.
It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross is called away from his family to resolve a horrific hostage situation that is spiraling out of control.
For years Libby Morgan dreamed only of making partner in her competitive, high-pressure law firm. She sacrificed everything for her career, her friends, her marriage, her chance at creating a family. When her boss calls Libby into his office, she assumes it will finally be good news, but nothing can prepare her for the shocking reality: She's been let go and must rebuild her entire life...starting now.
During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is dreaming of the future. She spies a stranger coming up the road and sees her mother speak to him. Before the afternoon is over, Laurel will witness a shocking crime that challenges everything she knows about her family and especially her mother, Dorothy. Now, fifty years later, Laurel is a successful and well-regarded actress, living in London. She returns to the family farm for Dorothy's ninetieth birthday and finds herself overwhelmed by questions she has not thought about for decades. From pre-WWII England through the Blitz, to the fifties and beyond, discover the secret history of three strangers from vastly different worlds--Dorothy, Vivien, and Jimmy--who meet by chance in wartime London and whose lives are forever entwined.
On Westil, Wad is now nearly powerless--he lost everything to Daniel North in their struggle. Even if he can survive the revenge of his enemies, he still must somehow make peace with the Gatemage Daniel. Meanwhile Daniel (who is exiled on Earth) comes face-to-face with the mages who call themselves Bel and Ishtoreth and comes to understand just why Loki closed the gates centuries ago.
In the aftermath of the surrenders of Germany and Japan in October 1945, Cletus Frade and his colleagues in the OSS are given the life-threatening task of maintaining security during a covert U.S. deal with Germany for intelligence about the identities of Soviet spies in the American atomic bomb program.
Emily Castle left home years ago to become a sucessful interior designer and left behind the man she loved. When a storm brings her back to her North Carolina coastal town, she has a second chance with Boone Dorsett, who is now a widower with a young son.
Legendary Marine sniper hero Bob Lee Swagger probes the lingering mystery of John F. Kennedy's assassination and exposes the mastermind behind the third bullet. Why did the third bullet explode? The Warren Commission had no idea. The four thousand authors and investigators who followed remain clueless, but Bob Lee Swagger knows.
A collection of short stories and novellas featuring the characters from Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series. Tough-as-nails Troubleshooters operative Sam Starrett learns the agony of loving someone in danger--and the hell of waiting on the home front--as his wife, Alyssa, hurtles into a foreign hotspot that's about to boil over. Navy SEAL Frank O'Leary's ill-fated holiday reunion with his older brother takes a turn for the better--when a chance encounter on a rainy New Orleans street gives Frank a reason to be thankful after all. In a maze of tunnels deep beneath a military base in Germany, Jules Cassidy, Alyssa Locke, and their comrades in arms match wits with terrorists on a mission with explosive consequences. Plus more adventures featuring Jenk, Izzy, Gillman, Lopez, Kenny, Savannah, and other members of SEAL Team 16.
Two novellas provide insight into the human condition as a sixty-year-old art history academic embarks on an unexpected journey of discovery and a young farm boy is drawn to the water of Lake Michigan as an escape.
No one else can match Robie's talents as a hitman. No one, except Jessica Reel. A fellow assassin, Reel is every bit as lethal as Robie. And now, she's gone rogue, turning her gun sights on other members of their agency. To stop one of their own, the U.S. government looks once again to Robie. His mission: bring in Reel, dead or alive. Only a killer can catch another killer, they tell him, but as Robie pursues Reel, he quickly finds that there is more to her betrayal than meets the eye.
The death of her friend and mentor, Evelyn Ballinger, brings psychic counselor Gwen Frazier back to the small town of Wilby, Oregon, and brings back memories she would rather forget. Two years earlier, a killer stalked the members of one of Ballinger's research studies, including Gwen. And though she survived while two others didn't, Gwen knows that Ballinger's death is related. Sent by a friend to help Gwen, psychic investigator Judson Coppersmith arrives in Wilby, haunted by urgent dreams.
When Dr. Mike Scanlon is called to serve as an army doctor in Afghanistan, he's acutely aware of the dangers he'll face and the hardships it will bring his wife Chloe and newborn baby. And deep inside, he doesn't think of himself as a hero, but a healer. However, in an ironic turn of events, as Mike operates on a wounded soldier in a war-torn country, Chloe dies at home in the suburbs, in an apparent freak household accident. Devastated, he returns home to bury her, only to discover that the life he left behind has fallen apart. He's a stranger to his baby girl, and his medical practice has downsized in his absence. Worse, he learns a shocking secret that sends him into a downward spiral.