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Week of January 28, 2019

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Week of January 28, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of January 28th include EVERY NOTE PLAYED by Lisa Genova, a powerful exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom and what it means to be alive; THE DISAPPEARED, C. J. Box's 18th Joe Pickett novel that finds the Wyoming game warden contending with two lethal cases; Michael Koryta's HOW IT HAPPENED, in which an FBI investigator must uncover the secrets of his hometown to solve a double murder; THE TAKE by Christopher Reich, an international spy thriller featuring Simon Riske, who is one part James Bond, one part Jack Reacher; and BUILDING THE GREAT SOCIETY, in which LINCOLN'S BOYS author Joshua Zeitz takes us inside Lyndon Johnson's White House to show how the legendary Great Society programs were actually put into practice.

Beautiful Exiles by Meg Waite Clayton - Historical Fiction

January 29, 2019

The Cast by Danielle Steel - Fiction

January 29, 2019

Crimson Lake by Candice Fox - Thriller

January 29, 2019

The Dime by Kathleen Kent - Mystery/Thriller

January 29, 2019

Dallas, Texas is not for the faint of heart. Good thing for Betty Rhyzyk she's from a family of take-no-prisoners Brooklyn police detectives. But her Big Apple wisdom will only get her so far when she relocates to The Big D, where Mexican drug cartels and cult leaders, deadbeat skells and society wives all battle for sunbaked turf. Betty is as tough as the best of them, but she's deeply shaken when her first investigation goes sideways. Battling a group of unruly subordinates, a persistent stalker, a formidable criminal organization and an unsupportive girlfriend, the unbreakable Detective Betty Rhyzyk may be reaching her limit.

The Disappeared: A Joe Pickett Novel by C. J. Box - Mystery/Thriller

January 29, 2019

A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard. Joe Pickett knows that happens sometimes. But no sign of her months after she vanished? That suggests something else. At the same time, Joe's friend Nate Romanowski has asked him to intervene with the feds on behalf of falconers who can no longer hunt with eagles, even though their permits are in order. Who is blocking the falconers and why? The more Joe investigates both cases, the more someone wants him to go away. Is it because of the missing woman or because he's become Nate's advocate? Or are they somehow connected?

Drops of Cerulean by Dawn Adams Cole - Fiction

January 29, 2019

The End of Loneliness written by Benedict Wells, translated by Charlotte Collins - Fiction

January 29, 2019

Jules Moreau’s childhood is shattered after the sudden death of his parents. Enrolled in boarding school where he and his siblings, Marty and Liz, are forced to live apart, the once vivacious and fearless Jules retreats inward, preferring to live within his memories --- until he meets Alva, a kindred soul caught in her own grief. Fifteen years pass, and the siblings remain strangers to one another, bound by tragedy and struggling to recover the family they once were. Jules, still adrift, is anchored only by his desires to be a writer and to reunite with Alva, who turned her back on their friendship on the precipice of it becoming more. But, just as it seems they can make amends for time wasted, invisible forces --- whether fate or chance --- intervene.

Every Note Played by Lisa Genova - Fiction

January 29, 2019

An accomplished concert pianist, Richard now has ALS, and his entire right arm is paralyzed. Three years ago, Karina removed their framed wedding picture from the living room wall and hung a mirror there instead. But she still hasn’t moved on. Karina is paralyzed by excuses and fear, stuck in an unfulfilling life as a piano teacher, afraid to pursue the path she abandoned as a young woman, blaming Richard and their failed marriage for all of it. When Richard becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker. As Richard’s muscles, voice and breath fade, both he and Karina try to reconcile their past before it’s too late.

Fade to Black: A Doug Brock Thriller by David Rosenfelt - Thriller

January 29, 2019

The Havana Game: A Thomas Laker Thriller by John Lutz - Thriller

January 29, 2019

How It Happened by Michael Koryta - Thriller

January 29, 2019

Kimberly Crepeaux is a notorious jailhouse snitch, teen mother and heroin addict whose petty crimes are well-known to the rural Maine community where she lives. So when she confesses to her role in the brutal murders of Jackie Pelletier and Ian Kelly, the daughter of a well-known local family and her sweetheart, the locals have little reason to believe her story. However, FBI investigator and interrogator Rob Barrett knows that Kimberly’s story --- a grisly, harrowing story of a hit and run fueled by dope and cheap beer that becomes a brutal stabbing in cold blood --- is how it happened. But one thing remains elusive: Where are Jackie and Ian’s bodies?

A Killer's Mind by Mike Omer - Psychological Thriller/Mystery

January 29, 2019

Three Chicago women have been found strangled, embalmed and posed as if still alive. Doubting the findings of the local PD’s profiler, the FBI calls on forensic psychologist Zoe Bentley to investigate. Zoe quickly gets off on the wrong foot with her new partner, Special Agent Tatum Gray. Zoe is a hunter, intense and focused; Tatum is a smug maverick with little respect for the rules. Together, they must descend into a serial killer’s psyche and untangle his twisted fantasies, or more women will die. But when the contents of three inconspicuous envelopes reveal a chilling connection to gruesome murders from Zoe’s childhood, suddenly the hunter becomes the hunted.

The King Tides by James Swain - Thriller

January 29, 2019

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff - Historical Fiction

January 29, 2019

One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs --- each of a different woman. She soon learns that the suitcase belonged to Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. Twelve of these women were sent to Occupied Europe as couriers and radio operators to aid the resistance, but they never returned home. Setting out to learn the truth behind these women, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of friendship, valor and betrayal.

My Name Is Nathan Lucius by Mark Winkler - Noir Thriller

January 29, 2019

Thirty-one-year-old Nathan Lucius is an ad salesman at a Cape Town newspaper. Disaffected, hard-drinking and plagued by blackouts, Nathan lives alone and has only one true friend, a woman named Madge. But Madge is dying slowly of cancer, and when she asks Nathan to end her pain, she sets off a shocking string of events.

Once a Liar by A.F. Brady - Psychological Thriller

January 29, 2019

Peter Caine, a cutthroat Manhattan defense attorney, worked ruthlessly to become the best at his job. On the surface, he is charming and handsome, but inside he is cold and heartless. He fights without remorse to acquit murderers, pedophiles and rapists. When Charlie Doyle, the daughter of the Manhattan DA --- and Peter’s former lover --- is murdered, Peter’s world is quickly sent into a tailspin. He becomes the prime suspect as the DA, a professional enemy of Peter’s, embarks on a witch hunt to avenge his daughter’s death, stopping at nothing to ensure Peter is found guilty of the murder. But the truth of who killed Charlie is more twisted and sinister than anyone could have imagined.

Overkill: An Alex Hawke Novel by Ted Bell - Thriller/Adventure

January 29, 2019

The Take: A Simon Riske Novel by Christopher Reich - Thriller

January 29, 2019

What Doesn't Kill Her by Christina Dodd - Psychological Thriller

January 29, 2019

The Wolf in the Whale by Jordanna Max Brodsky - Historical Fantasy

January 29, 2019