New Sept Fiction

New popular adult fiction coming out in September listed here!

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The Betrayed

The Betrayed

Melvin, Reine Arcache.
2022

Taking in the Philippines' troubled history from the Marcos dictatorship to the establishment of the current autocratic regime, this novel tells a sensual and sprawling story about two sisters who love the same man. Shy, idealistic Pilar is resolved to carry on her dead father's fight against the dictatorial regime in control of their homeland. Her flamboyant older sister Lali reacts to their father's death by marrying the enemy - Arturo, the dictator's godson. Each sister is prey to her desires and ambitions as she tries to find her place in a rapidly changing world.

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Blowback : A Thriller.

Blowback : A Thriller.

Patterson, James.
2022

US President Keegan Barrett has swept into office on his success as Director of the CIA. Six months into his first term, he devises a clandestine power grab with deadly consequences. Barrett personally orders CIA agents Liam Grey and Noa Himel to execute his plan, but their loyalties are divided. When the threat comes directly from the Oval Office, that's where the blowback begins. Print run 300,000.

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The Book of Goose : A Novel.

The Book of Goose : A Novel.

Li, Yiyun.
2022

Fabienne is dead. Her childhood best friend, Agnès, receives the news in America, far from the French countryside where the two girls were raised - the place that Fabienne helped Agnès escape ten years ago. Now, Agnès is free to tell her story. As children in a war-ravaged, backwater town, they'd built a private world, invisible to everyone but themselves - until Fabienne hatched the plan that would change everything, launching Agnès on an epic trajectory through fame, fortune, and terrible loss. Author Of "Must I Go." Print run 50,000.

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The Bullet That Missed : A Thursday Murder Club Mystery.

The Bullet That Missed : A Thursday Murder Club Mystery.

Osman, Richard.
2022

It is an ordinary Thursday, and things should finally be returning to normal. Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A local news legend is on the hunt for a sensational headline, and soon the gang are hot on the trail of two murders, ten years apart. To make matters worse, Elizabeth is paid a visit in which she's presented with a deadly mission: kill or be killed.

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Captive

Captive

Johansen, Iris
2022


Desperation in Death : An Eve Dallas Novel.

Desperation in Death : An Eve Dallas Novel.

Robb, J. D.
2022

New York, 2061. The place called the Pleasure Academy is a living nightmare where abducted girls are trapped, trained for a life of abject service while their souls are slowly but surely destroyed. Dorian and Mina hatch an escape plan. Only to have Mina dead near the waterfront while Lt. Eve Dallas looks over the scene. Roarke is also worried about the effect this case is having on Dallas, as it brings a rage to the surface she can barely control. Dallas is desperate for justice and to take down those who prey on and torment the innocent.

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Dreamland : A Novel.

Dreamland : A Novel.

Sparks, Nicholas.
2022

Colby Mills once felt destined for a musical career, until tragedy grounded his aspirations. But when he meets Morgan Lee, his world is turned upside-down, making him wonder if the responsibilities he has shouldered need dictate his life forever. Meanwhile, Beverly is trying to piece together a life for her and her son in a small town far off the beaten track. In the course of a single unforgettable week, fate will draw all three people together in a web of life-altering connections - forcing each to wonder whether the dream of a better life can ever survive the weight of the past.

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Fairy Tale : A Novel.

Fairy Tale : A Novel.

King, Stephen.
2022

Charlie Reade looks like a regular high school kid. Then he meets a dog named Radar and his aging master, Howard Bowditch. When Bowditch dies, he leaves Charlie a cassette tape telling a story no one would believe. What Bowditch knows, and has kept secret all his long life, is that inside a shed is a portal to another world. Print run 1,500,000.

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The Fortunes of Jaded Women : A Novel.

The Fortunes of Jaded Women : A Novel.

Huynh, Carolyn.
2022

When Oanh dared to leave her marriage for true love a fearsome Vietnamese witch cursed Oanh and her descendants so that they would never find love or happiness, and the Duong women would give birth to daughters, never sons. Oanh's current descendant, Mai Nguyen knows this curse well. Desperate for guidance, she consults Auntie Hua, her trusted psychic in Hawaii, who delivers an unexpected prediction: this year, her family will witness a marriage, a funeral, and the birth of a son. This prophecy will reunite estranged mothers, daughters, aunts, and cousins - for better or for worse. Print run 100,000.

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The Genesis of Misery

The Genesis of Misery

Yang, Neon.
2022

This is the story Misery Nomaki (she/they), a nobody from a nowhere mining planet. Misery has abilities they shouldn't though: they can bend the will of stone, a dangerous magic that only "saints" are said to have. These abilities lead Misery to the centre of the Empire, where rumours spread that Misery is the next Messiah, and where those in power seek to use Misery to win a terrible war. True or false, for better or worse, Misery Nomaki will be the Ninth Messiah. Print run 125,000.

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Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon

Hunter, Denise
2022


Killers of a Certain Age : A Novel.

Killers of a Certain Age : A Novel.

Raybourn, Deanna.
2022

Billie, Mary Alice, Helen, and Natalie have worked for the Museum, an elite network of assassins, for forty years. When the foursome is sent on an all-expenses paid vacation to mark their retirement, they are targeted by one of their own - realizing they've been marked for death. Now to get out alive they have to turn against their own organization - and they're about to teach the Board what it really means to be a woman - and a killer - of a certain age. Author of "An Impossible Impostor." Print run 60,000.

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Leech

Leech

Ennes, Hiron.
2022

For hundreds of years the Interprovincial Medical Institute has grown by taking root in young minds and shaping them into doctors. The Institute is here to help humanity, to cure and to cut, to cradle and protect the species from the apocalyptic horrors their ancestors unleashed. A parasite is spreading through the baron's castle, already a dark pit of secrets, lies, violence, and fear. The two will make war on the battlefield of the body. Whichever wins, humanity will lose again. Print run 150,000.

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Next in Line : A Novel.

Next in Line : A Novel.

Archer, Jeffrey.
2022

William Warwick and Ross Hogan return in a gripping adventure which will take them to the very heart of power.

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Oath of Loyalty : A Mitch Rapp Novel.

Oath of Loyalty : A Mitch Rapp Novel.

Flynn, Vince.
2022

President Anthony Cook's power-hungry security adviser convinces him that Mitch Rapp has no intention of honouring their agreement, so they leak the true identity of his partner, Claudia Gould. As Rapp races to neutralize the enemies organizing against her, he discovers that a new generation of assassins is on her trail -- a killer known to intelligence agencies only as Legion. Faced with the seemingly impossible task of finding and stopping Legion, Rapp and his people must close ranks against a world that has turned on them.

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On the Rooftop A Novel

On the Rooftop A Novel

Sexton, Margaret Wilkerson
2022


Robert B. Parker's Fallout : A Jesse Stone Novel.

Robert B. Parker's Fallout : A Jesse Stone Novel.

Lupica, Mike.
2022

The small town of Paradise is devastated when a star high-school baseball player is found dead just a day after winning the team's biggest game. As police chief Jesse Stone searches for answers about how the boy died and why, he is stonewalled at every turn, and it seems that someone is determined to keep him from digging further. Then Jesse must divide his attention between two cases after the shocking murder of a former Paradise police chief. Both old and new enemies come into play, and in the end, Jesse and his team must discover the common factor between the two deaths in order to prevent a third. Print run 75,000.

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Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement

Abrams, Stacey.
2022

Dr. Raleigh Foster, an operative for a top-secret intelligence organization, doesn't hesitate when asked to infiltrate Scimitar, the terrorist group that has stolen lethal environmental technology. But when she's assigned a partner, brooding, sexy Adam Grayson, to pose as her lover, Raleigh discovers that the most dangerous risk of all - is falling in love. As Raleigh and Adam untangle a twisted web of secrets and lies, the tension mounts between them until their masquerade as a couple proves too tempting to resist.

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Sometimes People Die : A Novel.

Sometimes People Die : A Novel.

Stephenson, Simon.
2022

Returning to practice after a suspension for stealing opioids, a young doctor takes the only job he can find: a post as a physician at the struggling St. Luke's Hospital in east London. Amid the maelstrom of sick patients, overworked staff and underfunded wards, a more insidious secret soon declares itself: too many patients are dying. And a murderer may be lurking in plain sight. Author of "Set My Heart to Five." Print run 75,000.

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Suspect

Suspect

Turow, Scott
2022


Thistlefoot : A Novel.

Thistlefoot : A Novel.

Nethercott, GennaRose.
2022

The Yaga siblings have been estranged since childhood. But when they learn that they are to receive a mysterious inheritance, the siblings are reunited - only to discover that their bequest is a sentient house on chicken legs named Thistlefoot. As the Yaga siblings embark with Thistlefoot on a final cross-country tour of their family's travelling theatre show, the Longshadow Man follows in relentless pursuit, seeding destruction in his wake. Ultimately, time, magic, and legacy must collide - erupting in a powerful conflagration to determine who gets to remember the past and craft a new future. Print run 40,000.

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Treasure State : A Novel.

Treasure State : A Novel.

Box, C.J.
2022

Cassie Dewell is on the trail of a con man.

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The Ways We Hide A Novel

The Ways We Hide A Novel

McMorris, Kristina
2022


What's Past Is Prologue : A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery.

What's Past Is Prologue : A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery.

Bowen, Gail.
2022

When Libby Hogarth comes to Regina, she is met with a torrent of hostility and misinformation. Libby had successfully defended Jared Delio against charges of sexual abuse brought against him by three Regina women. Zack and Joanne Shreve commit to protecting Libby as Zack and Libby share a history. As for Libby's associate, Sawyer MacLeish, Joanne fears that Sawyer will suffer collateral damage from any attack on Libby. Joanne's fears are not groundless, and when the inevitable happens, Joanne, Zack, and their extended family must pick up the pieces. Residence: Regina, SK.

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Where the Wandering Ends

Where the Wandering Ends

Corporon, Yvette Manessis
2022