Dec. 24-25 - All libraries closed for Christmas.
New Arrivals - Suspense
Having endured weeks of torture in the bowels of hell Kane wants nothing to do with his beautiful rescuer Josephina Aisling. The half Fae female threatens to awaken the demon of Disaster inside him, a beast he's determined to kill no matter the price. Josephina is hunted by a brutal enemy her royal family and Kane is her only source of protection. He's also the only male to ever set her aflame and even he succumbs to the heat. But as they navigate the treacherous world of the Fae they are forced to make a choice: live apart or die together.
On the verge of a ground-breaking discovery that will alter humanity's relationship with religion, neuroscientist Ethan Lightman finds himself thrust into a web of treachery that reveals to him how his research has been perverted.
When her grandfather, the owner of a haunted Savannah tavern built in the 1750s, is murdered, Abigail works with Agent Malachi Gordon, a member of the FBI's paranormal investigation unit, to solve the murder.
When her clients and carefully built career as a literary agent are threatened by a would-be writer who has engaged in a stalker-like campaign of malice, Jo Donovan goes to the police and confronts her former flame, NYPD detective Tommy Cullen.
In order to prevent an enemy from destroying the mortal world, Evalle leaves the Beladors and turns to Storm for help, a situation that is complicated by a stalking witchdoctor and unexpected turns in her friends' relationships.
Thrown off-balance by the recent deaths of his mother and step-father, Philadelphia narcotics detective Doyle Carrick earns a thirty-day suspension for unprofessional behavior. He decides to get his head on straight at the unfamiliar home he's inherited in rural Pennsylvania. Feeling restless and out of place, Doyle is surprised to find himself falling for his new neighbor, Nola Watkins, who?s under pressure to sell her organic farm to a large and mysterious development company. Doyle is more surprised to see high-powered drug dealers driving the small-town roads ? dealers his bosses don?t want to hear about. When the drug bust Doyle pushes for goes bad, he realizes that these aren't your average Philly thugs out in the country for some fresh air.
In 1666, Magdalena, the hangman's daughter and her physician husband arrive at Andechs Abbey where they, along with Jakob Kuisl, the hangman of Schongau, set out to find the mysterious Brother Virgilius, a monk, watchmaker and inventor, who disappeared after creating an eerie automata.
"A gritty, psychological thriller that asks the question: How well can you know anyone? On a fateful summer morning in 1986, two eleven-year-old girls meet for the first time. By the end of the day, they will both be charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, journalist Kirsty Lindsay is reporting on a series of sickening attacks on young female tourists in a seaside vacation town when her investigation leads her to interview carnival cleaner Amber Gordon. For Kirsty and Amber, it's the first time they've seen each other since that dark day so many years ago. Now with new, vastly different lives--and unknowing families to protect--will they really be able to keep their wicked secret hidden"-- Provided by publisher.
"Kyle West is a wanted man. Having fled the country to escape the false charges filed against himself and his former boss, billionaire government contractor Christopher Chandler, Kyle's hiding in Cambodia, living on borrowed time and finding more and morereasons to be paranoid. When a mysterious stranger named Julian Robinson walks into Kyle's favorite café and offers to swap passports with Kyle, Kyle can't believe his luck. Robinson looks so much like Kyle it's almost unreal, and seems in every way the yin to his yang-- self-assured, charismatic and wealthy beyond measure. Traveling on business, Robinson needs Kyle's passport to get to reach Africa, where a lucrative deal awaits. Kyle needs Robinson's passport to safely flee Cambodia. The swap seems almost too good to be true. And it is. This switch plunges Kyle into a Pandora's Box of intrigue that threatens to swallow him whole. Suddenly he finds himself being pursued by Russian oligarchs, Chinese operatives, the CIA, and abeautiful woman trained to kill. Robinson certainly isn't who he seemed. And time is running out for Kyle to discover who he is"--Jacket.
When a rogue state plots to unleash a genetically mutated virus, the Taskforce counterterrorism unit under Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill follows a dangerous trail across Southeast Asia to the United States.
People are disappearing in Christchurch. Cooper Riley, a psychology professor, doesn't make it to work one day. Emma Green, one of his students, doesn't make it home. When ex-cop Theodore Tate is released from a four-month prison stint, he's asked by Green's father to help find Emma. What neither of them knows is that a former mental patient is holding people prisoner as part of his growing collection of serial killer souvenirs.
As England and Germany engage in battle, the world's most luxurious airline, a Pan-Am Clipper, takes off for its final flight to neutral America, but two ruthless passengers are determined to prevent the plane from reaching its destination.
When Barry Price, an old high school friend, contacts Sam Willis with a desperate plea for help but later dies in the crash of a private plane, Sam and Andy Carpenter reach the terrifying realization that Sam was also intended to be a victim of the crash.
The story of Damien Stark, the powerful multimillionaire who's never had to take "no" for an answer, and Nikki Fairchild, the Southern belle who only says "yes" on her own terms.
"When Sam Kornberg?s wife, Lala, walks out on him, he?s an unemployed used-book store clerk and failed experimental novelist with a broken heart. Desperate to win her back, he takes a job as assistant detective to the enigmatic Solar Lonsky, a private eye who might be an eccentric and morbid genius or just a morbidly obese madman. It?s a simple tail job, following a beautiful and mysterious lady around L.A., but Sam soon finds himself helplessly falling for his quarry and hopelessly entangled in a murder case involving Satanists, succubi, underground filmmakers, Hollywood bigshots, Mexican shootouts, video-store geekery, and sexy doppelgangers from beyond the grave. A case that highlights the risks of hardcore reading and mourns the death of the novel?or perhaps just the decline of Western Civilization."--from publisher's description.
Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have inherited Bishop's Cove, a small, luxurious oceanfront resort, but it comes with a condition: The girls must run the resort for one year and show a profit. Only then will they own it. A graduate of a prestigious French culinary school, Peyton has just lost her job as a food critic. Out of work and in a bad place personally, a year doing something completely different sounds wonderful. There are countless challenges and too many people who want to stop the sisters from succeeding. Among them are their contentious cousins, who are outraged that they did not inherit the resort, as well as a powerful group of land developers who have been eyeing the coveted beachfront property. It is soon apparent to Peyton that their efforts are being sabotaged, but she refuses to let the threats scare her, until she is nearly killed. She calls on her childhood friend and protector, Finn MacBain, now with the FBI, and asks for his help. He saved her life once; can he do it again?
Hearing rumors of the construction of a formidable Japanese battleship capable of adversely shifting power in World War II, Lieutenant Commander Gar Hammond is charged with leading a first American submarine into the Inland Sea in the hopes of finding and stopping the seemingly invincible ship.
Private Detective Theodore Tate is overseeing an exhumation. But when doubts are raised about the identity of the body found in the coffin, the case takes a sinister turn. Tate knows he should walk away and let his former colleagues on the police force deal with it but his strong sense of justice intervenes. With time running out and a violent killer lurking, will he manage to stay one step ahead of the police or will his truth be unearthed?
Relieved to be reassigned to a comparatively peaceful air base in Kyrgyzstan, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson discovers a cache of opium on the base that leads him and interpreter Sergeant Major Sophia Gold into a lethal conflict.
Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight teams up with Detective Bailey Keller to investigate the death of a Hollywood director that has far-reaching ramifications throughout Tinseltown.
The unsolved mysteries precipitated by a harmless prank resurface twenty years later when a boy from Sadie's old neighborhood returns to town.
Kate Parker has weathered unimaginable horrors. Her parents died in a traffic accident on her wedding night, and her husband, Hugo, was murdered in a tragic break-in gone wrong. All she has left is her young son, Jack, and, determined to make a better future for him, she attempts to pull her life back together. But are she and her son safe?
When a late night adventure on the bay takes a tragic turn, Val, who was washed ashore semi-conscious, is left to deal with the aftermath in her blue-collar neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Compelled to assist a beautiful woman who whispers a plea for help in his San Francisco bar, former CIA agent Sam Capra is pursued by authorities and a secret network of successful people who owe their wealth and power to a mysterious and dangerous Faustian figure.
Best friends Sarah and Jennifer kept a ''Never List'', a list of things they would never do, for safety reasons. But one night, despite the list, they accept a cab ride from a seedy driver. A ride that would leave them trapped in a cellar by a sadist hell bent on torturing them. Ten years later, Sarah struggles to resume a normal life and to deal with the guilt of Jennifer dying in the cellar. And when Sarah's abductor comes up for parole, Sarah decides to confront her fears once and for all.