New January Fiction

New popular adult fiction coming out in January listed here!

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The Circus Train : A Novel.

The Circus Train : A Novel.

Parikh, Amita.
2022

Lena Papadopoulos has never quite found her place within the circus as she yearns for the real-world magic of science and medicine. Her unconventional life takes an exciting turn when she rescues Alexandre. Over several years, as their friendship flourishes, World War II escalates around them. When Theo and Alexandre are contracted to work and perform in a model town for Jews set up by the Nazis, Lena becomes separated from everything she knows. Forced to make her own way, Lena must confront her doubts and dare to believe in the impossible - herself. Hometown: Toronto, ON. Print run 25,000.

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Dead Silence

Dead Silence

Barnes, S.A.
2022

When Claire Kovalik's beacon repair crew picks up a strange distress signal, what they find at the other end of the signal is a shock: the Aurora, a famous luxury space-liner that vanished on its maiden tour of the solar system more than twenty years ago. A quick trip through the Aurora reveals something isn't right. Claire must fight to hold onto her sanity and find out what really happened on the Aurora, before she and her crew meet the same ghastly fate. Author of YA novel " Finding Felcity." Print run 100,000.

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Deep House : A DreadfulWater Mystery.

Deep House : A DreadfulWater Mystery.

King, Thomas.
2022

For the first time since the pandemic, Thumps DreadfulWater has finally found some peace in small-town Chinook. But when Thumps unintentionally discovers a body at the bottom of a treacherous canyon, he becomes entangled once again in an inexplicable mystery. As more puzzling details come to the surface, Thumps begins to question whom he can truly trust - especially when an unexpected visitor walks back into his life. Residence: Guelph, ON. Print run 1,000.

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A Flicker in the Dark : A Novel.

A Flicker in the Dark : A Novel.

Willingham, Stacy.
2022

When Chloe Davis was twelve, six teenage girls went missing in her small Louisiana town. By the end of the summer, her own father had confessed to the crimes. Now twenty years later, a local teenage girl goes missing, and then another, that terrifying summer comes crashing back. Is Chloe paranoid, seeing parallels from her past that aren't actually there, or for the second time in her life, is Chloe about to unmask a killer? Print run 150,000.

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The Good Son : A Novel.

The Good Son : A Novel.

Mitchard, Jacquelyn.
2022

Stefan was just seventeen when he went to prison for the drug-fuelled murder of his girlfriend, Belinda. Three years later, he's released to a world that refuses to let him move on. Meanwhile, Thea Demetriou struggles to understand her son. At times, he is still the sweet boy he has always been; at others, he is a young man tormented by guilt and almost broken by his time in prison. And if there is so much she never knew about her own son, what other secrets has she yet to uncover - especially about the night Belinda died? Print run 150,000.

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Her Hidden Genius : A Novel.

Her Hidden Genius : A Novel.

Benedict, Marie.
2022

Rosalind Franklin has always been an outsider - brilliant, but different. When she is assigned to work on DNA, she believes she can unearth its secrets. Rosalind knows if she just takes one more X-ray picture, she can unlock the building blocks of life. Then it finally happens - the double helix structure of DNA reveals itself to her with perfect clarity. But what unfolds next, Rosalind could have never predicted. Author of "The Mystery of Mrs. Christie."

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The last house on the street

The last house on the street

Chamberlain, Diane, 1950- author.
2022

"From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel that perfectly interweaves history, mystery, and social justice. When Kayla Carter's husband dies in an accident while building their dream house, she knows she has to stay strongfor their four-year-old daughter. But the trophy home in Shadow Ridge Estates, a new development in sleepy Round Hill, North Carolina, will always hold tragic memories. When she is confronted by an odd, older woman telling her not to move in, she almost agrees. It's clear this woman has some kind of connection to the area...and a connection to Kayla herself. Kayla's elderly new neighbor, Ellie Hockley, is more welcoming, but it's clear she, too, has secrets that stretch back almost fifty years. Is Ellie on a quest to right the wrongs of the past? And does the house at the end of the street hold the key? Told in dual time periods, The Last House on the Street is a novel of shocking prejudice and violence, forbidden love, the search for justice, and the tangled vines of two families"-- Provided by publisher.

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The Maid : A Novel.

The Maid : A Novel.

Prose, Nita.
2022

Since Gran died a few months ago, twenty-five-year-old Molly Gray throws herself with gusto into her work as a hotel maid. But Molly's orderly life is turned on its head the day she enters the suite of the infamous and wealthy Charles Black, only to find it in a state of disarray and Mr. Black himself very dead in his bed. Molly quickly finds herself caught in a web of deception, one she has no idea how to untangle. Fortunately for Molly, friends she never knew she had unite with her in a search for clues to what really happened to Mr. Black. Residence: Toronto, ON. Print run 100,000.

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The Mitford Vanishing

The Mitford Vanishing

Fellowes, Jessica
2022


One Step Too Far : A Novel.

One Step Too Far : A Novel.

Gardner, Lisa.
2022

Frankie Elkin learns of a young man who has gone missing in a national forest. Law enforcement has abandoned the search, but a crew of people led by the young man's father are still looking. Sensing a father's desperation, Frankie agrees to help - but soon sees that a missing person isn't all that's wrong here. And when more people start to vanish, Frankie realizes she's up against something very dark - and she's running out of time.

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The Overnight Guest : A Novel.

The Overnight Guest : A Novel.

Gudenkauf, Heather.
2022

True crime writer Wylie Lark doesn't mind being snowed in at the isolated farmhouse where she's retreated to write her new book. As the storm worsens, Wylie finds herself trapped inside the house, haunted by the secrets contained within its walls - haunted by secrets of her own. Then she discovers a small child in the snow just outside. Bringing the child inside for warmth and safety, she begins to search for answers. But soon it becomes clear that the farmhouse isn't as isolated as she thought, and someone is willing to do anything to find them. Author of "Before She Was Found." Print run 10,000.

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Quicksilver : A Thriller.

Quicksilver : A Thriller.

Koontz, Dean.
2022

Quinn Quicksilver was born a mystery. Raised in an orphanage, never knowing his parents, Quinn had a happy if unexceptional life. Until the day of "strange magnetism." It compelled him to drive out to the middle of nowhere. It helped him find a coin worth a lot of money. And it practically saved his life when two government agents showed up in the diner in pursuit of him. Now Quinn is on the run from those agents and who knows what else, fleeing for his life. Print run 200,000.

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Real Easy : A Novel.

Real Easy : A Novel.

Rutkoski, Marie.
2022

It's 1999, and Samantha has danced for years at the Lovely Lady strip club. She's not used to taking anyone under her wing, but when Samantha overrides her better judgment to drive a new dancer home, they are run off the road. The police arrive at the scene of the accident - but find only one body. Georgia, another dancer, is drawn into the investigation. As the point of view shifts from dancers and detectives to club patrons and children, the women round up a list of suspects, all the while grappling with their understandings of loss and love. Author of YA novel "The Midnight Lie." Print run 80,000.

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Road of Bones : A Novel.

Road of Bones : A Novel.

Golden, Christopher.
2022

Kolyma Highway, otherwise known as the Road of Bones, is a 1200 mile stretch of Siberian road where winter temperatures can drop as low as sixty degrees below zero. Felix Teigland is a documentary producer, and when he learns about the Road of Bones, he realizes he's stumbled upon untapped potential. As Teig is fascinated by the culture along the Road of Bones, malignant, animistic shaman and the forest spirits he commands pursues them as they flee the abandoned town and barrel across miles of deserted permafrost. Author of "Red Hands." Print run 60,000.

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The Starless Crown

The Starless Crown

Rollins, James
2022


To Paradise A Novel

To Paradise A Novel

Yanagihara, Hanya
2022



Wahala A Novel

Wahala A Novel

May, Nikki
2022