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Week of April 29, 2019

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Week of April 29, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 29th include Lee Child's PAST TENSE, in which family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher; SPYMASTER, the 18th installment in Brad Thor's series featuring counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath, who must do whatever it takes to prevent the United States from being dragged into a deadly war; THE DEATH OF MRS. WESTAWAY, Ruth Ware’s fourth novel about a tarot card reader who mistakenly receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance; A NOISE DOWNSTAIRS by Linwood Barclay, a haunting psychological thriller about a man who is troubled by odd sounds for which there is no rational explanation; and Kelly Corrigan's TELL ME MORE, a story-driven collection of essays on the 12 powerful phrases we use to sustain our relationships.

Bloody Sunday by Ben Coes - Thriller

April 30, 2019

Broken Ice by Matt Goldman - Mystery

April 30, 2019

Nils Shapiro has been hired to find missing Linnea Engstrom, a teenager from the small northern hockey town of Warroad, MN. Most of Warroad is in Minneapolis for the state high school hockey tournament, and Linnea never returned from last night’s game. Linnea’s friend, Haley Housch, is also missing --- and soon found dead. Shot through the arm with an arrow at the Haley Housch crime scene, only the quick work of medical examiner Char Northagen saves Nil’s life. Nils should be in the hospital recovering from his near-fatal injury, but he knows that the clock is ticking. Linnea could be anywhere, and someone doesn’t want her found. Is Linnea a victim, or is she playing a dangerous game?

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler - Fiction

April 30, 2019

Willa Drake has had three opportunities to start her life over: in 1967, as a schoolgirl whose mother has suddenly disappeared; in 1977, when considering a marriage proposal; and in 1997, as a young widow trying to hold her family together. So she is surprised when, in 2017, she is given one last chance to change everything, after receiving a startling phone call from a stranger. Without fully understanding why, she flies across the country to Baltimore to help a young woman she's never met. This impulsive decision, maybe the first one she’s consciously made in her life, will lead Willa into uncharted territory. Surrounded by eccentric neighbors who treat each other like family, she finds solace and fulfillment in unexpected places.

The Crossing by Jason Mott - Dystopian Fiction

April 30, 2019

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware - Psychological Thriller

April 30, 2019

On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person --- but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. Soon, Hal finds herself at the funeral of the deceased…where it dawns on her that there is something very, very wrong about this strange situation and the inheritance at the center of it.

Field of Bones: A Brady Novel of Suspense by J.A. Jance - Mystery/Thriller

April 30, 2019

The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans - Fiction

April 30, 2019

The Gillespie County Fair by Marc Hess - Fiction

April 30, 2019

Hangman by Jack Heath - Thriller

April 30, 2019

A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay - Psychological Thriller

April 30, 2019

College professor Paul Davis is a normal guy with a normal life. Until, driving along a deserted road late one night, he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies. That’s when Paul’s "normal" existence is turned upside down. After nearly losing his own life in that encounter, he finds himself battling PTSD, depression and severe problems at work. His wife, Charlotte, brings home a vintage typewriter to encourage him to get started on that novel he’s always intended to write. However, Paul swears that it is possessed and types by itself at night. But only Paul can hear the noise coming from downstairs; Charlotte doesn’t hear a thing. And she worries he’s going off the rails. Paul believes the typewriter is somehow connected to the murderer he discovered nearly a year ago.

The Optimistic Decade by Heather Abel - Fiction

April 30, 2019

The Oracle Year by Charles Soule - Supernatural Thriller/Adventure

April 30, 2019

Park Avenue Summer by Renée Rosen - Historical Fiction

April 30, 2019

Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child - Thriller

April 30, 2019

While on an epic trip across America, Jack Reacher sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He takes the detour. At the same moment, in the same isolated area, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians had been on their way to New York City to sell a treasure. Now they’re stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. The next morning, in the city clerk’s office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He’s told no one named Reacher ever lived in town. He’s always known his father left and never returned, but now Reacher wonders, Was he ever there in the first place? As Reacher explores his father’s life, and as the Canadians face lethal dangers, strands of different stories begin to merge.

Spymaster by Brad Thor - Thriller

April 30, 2019

Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say by Kelly Corrigan - Essays/Personal Growth

April 30, 2019

It’s a crazy idea: trying to name the phrases that make love and connection possible. But that’s just what Kelly Corrigan has set out to do here. In her bestselling memoirs, Corrigan distilled our core relationships to their essences. Now, in TELL ME MORE, she’s back with a deeply personal and often hilarious examination of the essential phrases that turn the wheel of life. With refreshing candor, a deep well of empathy, and her signature desire to understand “the thing behind the thing,” Corrigan swings between meditations on life with a preoccupied husband and two mercurial teenage daughters to profound observations on love and loss.

Warning Light by David Ricciardi - Thriller

April 30, 2019

When We Found Home by Susan Mallery - Fiction

April 30, 2019

The Wonder of Lost Causes by Nick Trout - Fiction

April 30, 2019