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February 24, 2018

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New Fiction Books for Adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Fiction books for adults.

 

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Minor in Possession

Minor in Possession
Jance, Judith A.

"All manner of sinners and sufferers come to the rehab ranch in Arizona when they hit rock bottom. For Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont, there is a deeper level of Hell here: being forced to room with teenage drug dealer Joey Rothman. An all-around punk, Joey deserves neither pity nor tears--until he is murdered by a bullet fired from Beaumont's gun. Someone has set Beau up brilliantly for a long and terrifying fall, dragging the alcoholic ex-cop into a conspiracy of blood and lies that could cost him his freedom ... and his life."--Publisher's description.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Improbable Cause

Improbable Cause
Jance, Judith A.

The murder of a spouse-abusing dentist who enjoyed inflicting pain has detective J.P. Beaumont looking not for a motive, but for the one person who was finally pushed past the point of endurance.


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Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Injustice for All

Injustice for All
Jance, Judith A.

It was a scene from a "slasher flick"--A beautiful woman's terrified screams piercing the air, a dead body sprawled at her feet, blood staining the pristine sands of a Washington beach. But the blood is real, and the victim won't be rising when a director yells, "Cut!" In one horrific instant, a homicide detective's well-earned holiday has become a waking nightmare.


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Holds: 1 on 8 copies

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Elizabeth's Wolf

Elizabeth's Wolf
Leigh, Lora

"Special-Forces solider Dash has all but given up his will to live until an innocent letter from a little girl brings him back to life. Cassie writes to him every week, strengthening his resolve to recover from the devastating loss of his unit. But when the letters suddenly stop arriving, Dash instinctively knows Cassie and her mother are in critical danger. Elizabeth and her daughter are on the run from a dark and bloody past that refuses to let them go. The stakes are too high for her to fall for this dangerous man who's just walked into her life, but now more than ever she needs help. Saving his mate and her daughter calls Dash's beast to the forefront and transforms the lone wolf into an alpha protector--he becomes Elizabeth's wolf"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 3 on 6 copies

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The Unkillable Kitty O'Kane

The Unkillable Kitty O'Kane
Falconer, Colin, 1953-

"When fiery and idealistic Kitty O'Kane excapes the crushing poverty of Dublin's tenements, she's determined that no one should ever suffer like she did. As she sets out to save the world, she finds herself at the forefront of events that shaped the early twentieth century. While working as a maid, she survives the sinking of the Titantic. As a suffragette in New York's Greenwich Village, she's jailed for breaking storefront windows. And in traveling war-torn Europe as a journalist, she's at the Winter Palace when it's stormed by the Bolsheviks. Ultimately she returns to her homeland to serve as a nurse in the Irish Civil War." --Page 4 of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 4 copies

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Defiant

Defiant
Bara, Dave

Peter Cochrane and his new wife, Karina, have been married less than a year. And although things have been quiet in relation to the old Empire during that time, they're about to get a lot hotter. Peter and Karina have embarked on a diplomatic mission to Sandosa, an old ally of Pendax, the newest member of the Union. But during their mission the government of Sandosa attacks Peter's new command, Defiant, and tries to assassinate Karina and him. Peter responds the only way he can, with all the power at his disposal to protect both his wife and Defiant . Then suddenly Defiant is called away to Skondar, where Peter's old flame Dobrina Kierkopf and her new ship Impulse II have come under attack by the Butcher of Carinthia, Prince Arin. Though Defiant chases away the prince, it is not before some pretty devastating events have occurred. And soon Peter finds himself racing toward the mysterious world of Altos, where he discovers an unpleasant truth about the Union's allies, the Historians of Earth. Each encounter with Arin and his allies leaves Peter and the Union Navy fleet reeling, even as they continue to pursue this elusive enemy. But all of this can only have one conclusion, a final confrontation in which Peter and Arin will battle over the future of humanity--Union or Empire.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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A Time of Love and Tartan

A Time of Love and Tartan
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

"When Pat accepts her narcissistic ex-boyfriend Bruce's invitation for coffee, she has no idea of the complications in her romantic and professional life that will follow. Meanwhile, Matthew, her boss at the art gallery, attracts the attention of the police after a misunderstanding at the local bookstore. Whether caused by small things such as a cup of coffee and a book, or major events such as Stuart's application for promotion and his wife Irene's decision to pursue a PhD in Aberdeen, change is coming to Scotland Street. But for three seven-year-old boy--Bertie Pollock, Ranald, and Big Lou's foster son, Finlay--it also means getting a glimpse of perfect happiness."--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 42 on 12 copies

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Hymn

Hymn
Scholes, Ken

The struggle between the Andro-Francine Order of the Named Lands and the Y'Zirite Empire has reached a terrible turning point. Believing that his son is dead, Rudolfo has pretended to join with the triumphant Y'zirite forces--but his plan is to destroy them all with a poison that is targeted only to the enemy. In Y'Zir, Rudolfo's wife Jin Li Tam is fighting a war with her own father which will bring that Empire to ruin. And on the Moon, Neb, revealed as one of the Younger Gods, takes the power of the Last Home Temple for his own.


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Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Mister Tender's Girl

Mister Tender's Girl
Wilson, Carter

"At fourteen, Alice Hill was viciously attacked by two of her classmates and left to die. The teens claim she was a sacrifice for a man called Mister Tender, but that could never be true: Mister Tender doesn't exist. His sinister character is pop-culture fiction, created by Alice's own father in a series of popular graphic novels. Over a decade later, Alice has changed her name and is trying to heal. But someone is watching her. They know more about Alice than any stranger could: her scars, her fears, and the secrets she keeps locked away. She can try to escape her past, but Mister Tender is never far behind. He will come with a smile that seduces, and a dark whisper in her ear."--Page 4 of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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The Cowboy Who Came Calling

The Cowboy Who Came Calling
Broday, Linda

Glory Day may be losing her vision, but that doesn't mean she'll ever stop fighting. Determined to provide for her struggling family, she confronts an outlaw with a price on his head. But when a mysterious cowboy gets between her and her target, Glory accidentally shoots him instead. Flustered, she has no option but to take the handsome stranger home to treat his wounds.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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