Endless Mercy, by Tracie Peterson (January, 2021)
Madysen Powell has always been a forgiving person, but when her supposedly dead father shows up in Nome, Alaska, her gift for forgiveness is tested. Madysen is restless and dreams of performing her music around the world, and the arrival of a traveling show could prove just the chance she needs.
Daniel Beaufort arrives in Nome, searching for his own answers after the gold rush leaves him with only empty pockets. Longing for a fresh start, he ends up helping at the Powell dairy making cheese. Drawn to the beautiful redhead with big dreams, will deceptions from the past tear apart any hope for the future?
The Kaiser’s Web, by Steve Berry
From the mysterious Chilean lake district, to the dangerous mesas of South Africa, and finally into the secret vaults of Switzerland, former-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone discovers the truth about the fates of Adolph Hitler, Eva Braun, and Martin Bormann. Revelations that could not only transform Europe, but finally expose a mystery known as the Kaiser's web.
Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder, by Joanne Fluke
Hannah's up to her ears with Easter orders rushing in at The Cookie Jar, plus a festive meal to prepare for a dinner party at her mother's penthouse. But everything comes crashing to a halt when Hannah receives a panicked call from her sister Andrea--Mayor Richard Bascomb has been murdered and she's the prime suspect. As orders pile up at The Cookie Jar--and children line up for Easter egg hunts--Hannah must spring into investigation mode and identify the real killer...before another murder happens!
The Four Winds, by Kristin Hannah
Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli--like so many of her neighbors--must make a choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American Dream, as seen through the eyes of one woman whose courage and sacrifice will come to define a generation.
The Survivors, by Jane Harper
Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal community he once called home. Kieran's parents are struggling in a town where fortunes are forged by the sea. Between them all is his absent brother, Finn. When a body is discovered on the beach, long-held secrets threaten to emerge. A sunken wreck, a missing girl, and questions that have never washed away.
The Russian Cage, by Charlaine Harris
Picking up where A Longer Fall left off, this thrilling third installment of the Gunnie Rose series follows Lizbeth Rose as she takes on one of her most dangerous missions yet: rescuing her estranged partner, Prince Eli, from the Holy Russian Empire. Once in San Diego, Lizbeth is going to have to rely upon her sister Felicia, and her growing Grigori powers to navigate her way through this strange new world of royalty and deception in order to get Eli freed from jail where he's being held for murder.
Missing and Endangered, by J.A. Jance
When Jennifer Brady returns to Northern Arizona University for her sophomore year, she quickly becomes a big sister to her new roommate, Beth Rankin, a brilliant yet sheltered sixteen-year-old freshman. For a homeschooled Beth, college is her first taste of both freedom and unfettered access to the internet, and Jenny is concerned that she's too naïve and rebellious for her own good.
Her worries are well founded because one day Beth vanishes, prompting Jenny to alert campus authorities, local police, and her mom, Sheriff Joanna Brady--who calls in a favor. Beth is found, but Jenny's concern has unwittingly put her in the crosshairs of a criminal bent on revenge.
Blink of an Eye, by Iris Johansen
Kendra Michaels was blind for the first twenty years of her life. Her former disability has left her incredibly observant and insightful -- able to detect what other investigators may not. So when a world-famous pop star is kidnapped mid-show, investigator Kendra leads a pulse-pounding race to rescue the young woman from a deadly foe. Kendra gets assistance from Jessie Mercado, a private investigator and army veteran who was the singer's former bodyguard. As the abductor's true purpose becomes clear, Kendra and Jessie uncover a plot more terrifying than anyone could have imagined.
Serpentine, by Jonathan Kellerman
LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a master detective with a new case. He calls in his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware because this case is "different." Milo's independence has been compromised as never before, as the department pressures him to cater to the demands of a mogul: a mega rich young woman who is obsessed with reopening the coldest of cases--the decades-old death of the mother she never knew.
As Delaware and Sturgis begin digging, they find too many coincidences, facts that turn out to be anything but, and very real threats lurking in the present. This is Delaware/Sturgis at their best: exhuming the past in order to bring a vicious killer to justice.
The Vineyard at Painted Moon, by Susan Mallery
Mackenzie Dienes seems to have it all--a beautiful home, close friends and a successful career as an elite winemaker with the family winery. There's just one problem--it's not her family, it's her husband's, and everything in her life is tied to him. So when she and her husband admit their marriage is over, she’s on the brink of losing everything - her job, her home, her friends and, worst of all, her family.
Staying is an option. She can continue to work at the winery as an employee, nothing more. Or she can surrender every piece of her heart in order to build a legacy of her own. If she can dare to let go, she might discover something even more beautiful waiting for her beneath a painted moon.
The Shadow Box, by Luanne Rice
After artist Claire Beaudry Chase is attacked and left for dead in her home on the Connecticut coast, her well-connected husband, Griffin--who is running for governor--is her prime suspect.
Just before the attack, Claire was preparing for an exhibit of her shadow boxes, one of which clearly accuses Griffin of a violent crime committed twenty-five years ago. If the public were to find out who her husband is, his political career would be over. Claire's certain her husband and his powerful supporters would kill her to stop the truth from getting out.
When one of Claire's acquaintances is murdered, the authorities suspect the homicide is linked to the attack on Claire. As the dual investigations unfold, Claire must decide how much she's willing to lose to take down her husband and the corrupt group of elites who will do anything to protect Griffin's interests and their own.
Faithless in Death, by J.D. Robb
The scene in the West Village studio appears to be classic crime-of-passion: two wineglasses by the bed, music playing, and a young sculptor named Ariel Byrd with the back of her head bashed in. But when Dallas tracks down the wealthy Upper East Side woman who called 911, the details don't add up. Gwen Huffman is wealthy, elegant, comforted by her handsome fiancé as she sheds tears over the trauma of finding the body--but why did it take an hour to report it? And why is she lying about little things?
As Eve and her team look into Gwen, her past, and the people around her, they find that the lies are about more than murder. Soon they're getting the FBI involved in a case that involves a sinister, fanatical group and a stunning criminal conspiracy.