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A raging wildfire. A massive blackout. A wealthy man shot to death in his palatial hilltop home. For Clay Edison, it's all in a day's work. While working the murder scene, Clay is horrified to discover a link to his brother, Luke, who is fresh out of prison and struggling to stay on the straight and narrow. And now he's gone AWOL. As the race is on for Clay to find him before anyone else can, he is forced to reckon with his own suspicions, resentments, and loyalties. Is his brother a killer? Or could he be the victim in all of this, too? Print run 100,000.
The Somerville sisters believe in love, but they've lost faith it will happen for them. When Reggie's parents decide to renew their vows, she buffs up her twinkle to help with the Christmas wedding. Unexpectedly, Toby, her first love, is back too. Done waiting for the one, Dena is pregnant and on her own - on purpose. But a chance encounter with gorgeous, sad-eyed songwriter Micah finds inspiration in Dena's determination to be a mom. As the Christmas wedding draws closer, these two sisters just might unwrap the most treasured gift of all - love. Print run 10,000.
Lawyer Bobby Carter did a lot of work for the wrong type of people. Now he's dead and it was no accident. As two Glasgow gangs go to war, DC Jack Laidlaw needs to find out who got Carter before the whole city explodes. When William McIlvanney died in 2015, he left half a handwritten manuscript of Laidlaw's first case. Now, Ian Rankin is back to finish what McIlvanney started. Print run 20,000.
Mills, Kyle, 1966- author
"Top CIA operative Mitch Rapp struggles to work with a newly elected, worryingly autocratic president while hunting for a high-level mole with access to nation-toppling government secrets"-- Provided by publisher.
While they were lovers in the past, things are very different in the present. Liam O'Connor and Cora McLeod are both police officers and roomates in Providence Falls, North Carolina. Liam is trying to do as the angels have commanded - make sure Cora falls in love with another man. Liam is forced to face the truth about himself as he comes to realize that he truly isn't the right man for Cora. With his soul hanging in the balance, he must choose between a stolen moment in time or an eternity of damnation. Print run 10,000.
Akerstrom, Lola Akinmade.
Three Black women are linked in unexpected ways to the same influential white man in Stockholm as they build their new lives in the most open society run by the most private people. Told through the perspectives of each of the three women, this is a fast-paced, richly nuanced yet accessible contemporary novel that touches on important social issues of racism, classism, fetishization, and tokenism, and what it means to be a Black woman navigating a white-dominated society.
Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already delivered six. When Katrina Nguyen, a young transgender runaway, catches Shizuka's ear with her wild talent, she has found her final candidate. Then Shizuka meets Lan Tran - someone enough to break a curse. As the lives of these three women become entangled by chance and fate, a story of magic, identity, curses, and hope begins, and a family worth crossing the universe for is found. Author of "Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul." Print run 150,000.
Recently cut off from her parents' funds, Paloma decides to sublet the second bedroom to Arun, who recently moved from India. When Arun discovers Paloma's darkest secret, one that could jeopardize her own fragile place in this country, he is found face down in a pool of blood. By the time the police arrive, there's no body - and no evidence that Arun ever even existed. Paloma is terrified this is all somehow tangled up in the desperate actions she took to escape Sri Lanka so many years ago. Did Paloma's secret die with Arun or is she now in greater danger than ever before? Print run 60,000.
Sienna Murray was only fourteen when she pulled her neighbours out of a raging house fire. A decade later, she still can't explain what happened that night or why she receives the same mysterious warning when it happens again. New member of the Krewe of Hunters elite paranormal team Detective Ryder Stapleton doesn't believe in coincidences. Soon he discovers a growing attraction neither can deny. If they're going to have a future, Sienna and Ryder need to catch a serial arsonist roaming the shadowy streets of New Orleans - before the city burns down around them. Print run 10,000.