Friday, November 18, 2011

New This Week

Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin’s)

Before Stephanie can even step foot off Flight 127 Hawaii to Newark, she’s knee deep in trouble. Her dream vacation turned into a nightmare, and she’s flying back to New Jersey solo. Worse still, her seatmate never returned to the plane after the L.A. layover. Now he’s dead, in a garbage can, waiting for curbside pickup. His killer could be anyone. And a ragtag collection of thugs and psychos, not to mention the FBI, are all looking for a photograph the dead man was supposed to be carrying.

Micro by Michael Crichton with Richard Preston (Harper)

The acclaimed late author of Jurassic Park and the award-winning author of The Hot Zone present the story of a group of graduate students who accept work with a mysterious biotech company in Hawaii only to be abandoned in a treacherous wilderness when they discover their employer's dark agenda.

Come a Little Closer by Dorothy Garlock (Grand Central)

Taking a nursing job in a small town after the end of WWII, Christina Tucker finds herself being romantically pursued by her employer's two sons and is targeted in a revenge plot by one of Dr. Barlow's former disgruntled patients.

The Impossible Dead by Ian Rankin (Regan Arthur Books)

The Complaints: that's the name given to the Internal Affairs department who seek out dirty and compromised cops, the ones who've made deals with the devil. And sometimes The Complaints must travel. Malcolm Fox, a member of the Internal Affairs department that roots out dirty and compromised cops, investigates a neighboring police force and finds a trail that leads to the suicide of a prominent politician and activist.

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