Nov. 27-28 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - Suspense
After his reclusive, math-genius brother is murdered, Jack's search for the killer sends him to the Seven Wonders of the World, where he stumbles upon an ancient mystery.
Elin Summerall was one of the lucky ones. Not only did she get a heart transplant, the donor was a perfect fit. But when Elin begins having violent flashbacks--and vivid dreams of being strangled--she realizes that she has been the recipient of more than just a new heart. Elin is remembering her donor's murder.
"Eve Hardaway, newly single mother of one, is on a trip she's long dreamed of--a rafting and hiking tour through the jungles and mountains of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Eve wanders off the trail, to a house in the distance with a menacing man in the yard beyond it, throwing machetes at a human-shaped target. Disturbed by the sight, Eve moves quickly and quietly back to her group, taking care to avoid being seen. As she creeps along, she finds a broken digital camera, marked with the name Teresa Hamilton. Later that night, in a rarely used tourist cabin, she finds a discarded prescription bottle--also with the name Teresa Hamilton. From the camera's memory card, Eve discovers Teresa Hamilton took a photo of that same menacing looking man in the woods. Teresa Hamilton has since disappeared. Now the man in the woods is after whoever was snooping around his house. With a violent past and deadly mission, he will do anything to avoid being discovered. A major storm wipes out the roads and all communication with the outside world. Now the tour group is trapped in the jungle with a dangerous predator with a secret to protect. With her only resource her determination to live, Eve must fight a dangerous foe and survive against incredible odds--if she's to make it back home alive"--Provided by publisher.
Ex-Marine Crowe Callahan has only had one obsession in life: Amelia Sorenson. She is the only one who has ever gotten under his skin. However, she is also the daughter of his family's sworn enemy: a man who has sought to destroy the Callahans for generations in order to further his own nefarious agenda. When Amelia put herself on Crowe's side and in Crowe's bed, she became her father's enemy as well.
"While on an expedition to Peru, archaeologist Dr. Henry Conklin makes several startling discoveries. High amid the snowcapped Andes a mysterious mummy is found hidden in a cave. And deep in the sweltering jungle below, the remains of an ancient Incan city are unearthed. Nestled between two soaring peaks, this mysterious ancient territory called the Cloud Ruins has remained undisturbed for centuries, protected by ingenious traps that only the most clever and courageous dare to maneuver. But where the perilous journey inward ends-- in the cold, shrouded heart of a breathtaking necropolis-- something else is waiting for Conklin, his nephew Sam, and their exploratory party. A thing created by man, yet not human. Something powerful, something astonishing, something terrifying. And now their amazing adventure of discovery has been transformed into the ultimate challenge: survival"--From publisher description.
Callie Cantrell has only fragmented memories of the car accident that killed her husband and son. One year later, she's still trying to start over, when former LA cop, West Laughlin, barges into her life. Soon it's clear that Callie and West are linked by a killer who has bent others to his twisted will. The worst night of Callie's life was just the beginning of his vengeance, and when her turn comes again - there will be no escape.
Guilty of a terrible crime, Riktor isn't surprised when a police officer bursts into his house to arrest him, except that he didn't commit the crime he is being charged with and must defend his innocence without further incriminating himself.
When a girl on her daughters' swim team is found murdered at a nearby highway rest stop, Annie, while falling in love with her friend's husband, discovers what it means to follow your intuition, even if love, as well as lives, could be lost as a series of startling events unfold.
The house is historic, some say haunted. It is also slated to be razed and replaced by condos, unless Hannah Smith can do something about it. She's been hired by a wealthy Palm Beach widow to prove that the house's seller didn't disclose everything he knew about the place when he unloaded it, including its role in a bloody Civil War skirmish (in which two of Hannah's own distant relations had had a part), and the suicides--or where they murders?--of two previous owners.
When his fiancée goes missing in a presumed kidnapping, hostage negotiator Daniel Trent confronts a ruthless Marseille gang to secure the release of a chief suspect in order to save the woman he loves.
Death stalks the wealthy residents of a secluded condominium complex in the form of a sly killer who takes advantage of an avalanche to pick off the trapped residents one by one.
Being a half-human, half-angel nephilim with a bad rep and a worse attitude (not to mention temporarily playing Lucifer) James Stark aka Sandman Slim has made a few enemies. None, though, are as fearsome as the vindictive Angra Om Ya: the old gods. But their imminent invasion is only one of Stark's problems right now. LA is descending into chaos, and a new evil, the Wildfire Ripper, is stalking the city.
"... sexy, mysterious, and tinged with a supernatural essence, 'The ghost in the electric blue suit' is set in a run-down seside resort in England, in a landscape where the past haunts the present and few things are as they initially appear"--From publisher description.
Eve doesn't know what to do when the Chicago police won't believe someone is out to hurt her. The only place to turn is Black Knights Inc--after all, no one is better at protection than the covert special-ops team. Yet there's also no one better at getting her all turned on than Billy Reichert. She has a feeling this is one blast from the past that could backfire big time...
Lush, exclusive Spyder Island is home to many of the world's billionaires. Years ago, Gretchen Spyder, daughter of the island's namesake, gave her twin babies up for legal adoption. Now Gretchen and her father are trying to get them back. The twins' adoptive parents are a loving but poor couple, completely outgunned by the Spyders' wealth. Their only hope lies with Myra Rutledge and her formidable Sisterhood, who are as ready as ever to fight the good fight.
Fleeing a hated job and a fiancé she does not love, Ellen visits her aunt's cottage on the wild Irish coast of Connemara and becomes engrossed in a local tragedy involving a young mother's death in a lighthouse fire, while the ghost of the victim watches over her family and mourns her lost future.
When her uncle disappears, Delilah Fairchild turns to Black Knights Inc. operator, Bryan "Mac" McMillan, for help, but when someone attempts to kidnap Delilah and bullets start to fly, these two are in for a passion-filled thrill ride.