New Releases - May 2023

A Face in the Crowd and the Longest December by Stephen King Late Breaking- March Release
A Face in the Crowd by Stephen King and Stewart O'Nan (FIRST TIME IN HARDCOVER!)
Dean Evers sits in front of the television with nothing better to do than watch baseball. Suddenly, Evers sees the face of someone from decades past, who shouldn't be on the planet. And so begins a parade of people from Evers's past, all of them occupying that seat behind home plate. Until one day Dean Evers sees someone even eerier...
The Longest December by Richard Chizmar (EXPANDED VERSION!)
Bob and Katy Howard are married, have careers, and a son starting college. Their neighbor, James Wilkinson, is practically a member of the family. When police show up with news that they have been investigating Wilkinson for a series of violent crimes, Bob and Katy are left in shock. He couldn't possibly be responsible for the gruesome deeds of which he's being accused. Or could he?

Liar by Fern Michaels
Luna Bodman always looks forward to a new shipment of furniture at the restoration shop. Luna likes to sit with each item to see if she can feel any kind of vibrations.
From the moment she’s inside the armoire, Luna feels a sensation. She discovers words scraped into the wood: “Help me!” Hoping to uncover secrets, Luna contacts U.S. Marshall Christopher Gaines and the group sets out to trace the armoire’s origins, taking them to a military school and a ransom case. The kidnappers were never found, but decades later, the answers may finally be within reach.

The 23rd Midnight by James Patterson
A copycat is recreating murders by a killer from The Women's Murder Club's past.
Detective Lindsay Boxer put serial killer Evan Burke in jail. 
Reporter Cindy Thomas wrote a book that put him on the bestseller list.
An obsessed maniac has turned Burke's true-crime story into a playbook. And is embellishing it with gruesome touches all his own. 
Now Lindsay's tracking an elusive suspect, and the entire Murder Club is facing destruction.

The Heart’s Choice by Tracie Peterson
Rebecca McCutcheon is the first female court reporter in Montana. During a murder trial she's covering, she's convinced that the defendant is innocent, but no one but the librarian, Mark Andrews, will listen to her. In a race against time, will they be able to find the evidence to free the man before it's too late?

The Bride Wore White by Amanda Quick
If she survived the night, Madame Ariadne, Psychic Dream Consultant, was going to disappear forever. Her real name was Prudence Ryland and she had never really felt that dream reading was her true calling. Yes, there was money in it and yes, she had a talent for it, but she had never liked the work.
Tonight it might get her killed. "This is the first time I have consulted a psychic about the meaning of my dreams," Thomas Tapson said. "I look forward to the experience.

Queen Charlotte by Julia Quinn
We are one crown. His weight is mine, and mine is his..."
In 1761, a King and Queen met for the first time. They were married within hours.
Born a German Princess, Charlotte was beautiful, headstrong, and intelligent... not precisely the attributes the British Court had been seeking in a spouse for King George III. But George had secrets with the potential to shake the very foundations of the monarchy.
Charlotte must learn to navigate the court... all the while guarding her heart, because she is falling in love with the King. She must instead fulfill her destiny... as Queen.

Identity by Nora Roberts
Morgan Albright has planted roots. Her roommate Nina and Morgan host their first dinner party--attended by Luke. Now, her carefully built world is shattered. Nina lies dead on the floor.
Soon, the truth emerges: It was Morgan who let the monster in. "Luke" is actually a con artist named Gavin who targets one type of woman. But, Nina wasn't his type. Morgan is. Nina was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Morgan's nightmare is just beginning and she has no choice but to flee. But Gavin is still out there hunting new victims, and he hasn't forgotten the one who got away.

The Libyan Diversion by Joel Rosenberg
The world's most wanted terrorist is dead and Marcus Ryker recommended the drone strike. Abu Nakba is dead and Ryker has been tasked with destroying what's left of the terror group Kairos. But before Ryker can mobilize, a report suggests the U.S. bombing appears to have been a mistake--and Ryker may be responsible.
With Kairos gearing up for a strike against the U.S., time is short, and terror cells may already be inside American borders.

The Wedding Planner by Danielle Steel
Faith is New York's most in-demand wedding planner. As much as Faith enjoys her work, she has no desire to get married herself. She finds fulfillment in her relationship with her twin sister, her role as a mentor for her assistant, and her career. 
This year, new clients have flocked to her, in addition to her mother's next marriage and Violet's. Faith finds herself forming bonds with her new clients and their loved ones--most notably the brother of one of her grooms.
But in no time, Faith is grappling with dark secrets and the possibility of canceled ceremonies. Through her own journey, Faith will prove there is not just one path to happily ever after.

All the Days of Summer by Nancy Thayer
Heather Willette has a good life --but now that her marriage has fizzled out and Ross, her only child, is graduating from college and getting serious with his girlfriend, Heather wonders if that is what she wants. Ready to discover herself again, Heather decides to leave and rent a cottage on Nantucket. Then, Ross announces he's moving to Nantucket to work at his girlfriend's family's construction business. Worst of all for Heather, this means having to get along with her.
Kailee Essex is thrilled that Ross is willing to move to her hometown. She's less thrilled, however, about his mother living nearby. But anything is possible in the summer sun and sea breezes of Nantucket--even reconciliation.