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By: Tim Johnston 

ISBN: 9781616206772

Publisher: Algonquin Books

Publication Date: 1/22/2019 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars ++

A Stunning New Novel from the Bestselling Author of Descent.  

Tim Johnston, whose breakout debut Descent was called “astonishing,” “dazzling,” and “unforgettable” by critics, returns with The Current, a tour de force about the indelible impact of a crime on the lives of innocent...

By: Thomas Christopher Greene

ISBN: 9781250128218

Publisher:  St. Martin's Press 

Publication Date: 01/15/2019

Format: Other

My Rating: 5 Stars +

A seemingly perfect marriage is threatened by the deadly secrets husband and wife keep from each other.

Susannah, a young widow and single mother, has remarried well: to Max, a charismatic artist and popular speaker whose career took her and her fifteen-year-old so...

By: A. F. Brady 

ISBN: 978-0778369974

Publisher: Park Row 

Publication Date: 1/29/2019 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars 

In this electrifying psychological thriller, a high-powered sociopath meets his reckoning when he’s accused of the brutal murder of his mistress.

Did he kill Charlie Doyle? And if he didn’t…who did?

Peter Caine, a cutthroat Manhattan defense attorney, worked ruthlessly to become the best...

By: Donna Everhart 

ISBN: 978-1496717009

Publisher: Kensington 

Publication Date: 1/29/2019 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 5 Stars

In this masterful new novel, set in 1950s North Carolina, the acclaimed author of The Road to Bittersweet and The Education of Dixie Dupree brings to life an unforgettable young heroine and a moving story of family love tested to its limits.

For twelve-year-old Martha “Sonny” Creech, t...

By: Greer Hendricks  & Sarah Pekkanen 

ISBN: 1250133734

Publication Date: 01/08/2019 

Publisher: St. Martin's Press 

Format: Other

My Rating: 5 Stars  + (ARC)

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The next novel of psychological suspense and obsession from the authors of the blockbuster bestseller The Wife Between Us.

Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anon...

By: Sonja Yoerg

ISBN:  978-1503904781

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date: 01/01/2019 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars

Author Q&A Jan 1

A girl emerges from the woods, starved, ill, and alone…and collapses.

Suzanne Blakemore hurtles along the Blue Ridge Parkway, away from her overscheduled and completely normal life, and encounters the girl.

As Suzanne rushes her to the hospital, she never imagines...

By: Anna Jean Mayhew 

ISBN: 9781496722263

Publisher: Kensington

Publication Date: 01/29/2019 

Format: Other 

My Rating: 5 Stars + 

Note: Originally published in 2011

In this beautifully written debut, Anna Jean Mayhew offers a riveting depiction of Southern life in the throes of segregation, what it will mean for a young girl on her way to adulthood—and for the woman who means the world to her . . .

On a scorching...

A Detective D.D. Warren Story

By: Lisa Gardner 

ISBN:  9781524745400

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP Dutton

Publication Date: 01/08/2019 

Format: e-book 

My Rating: 5 Stars

Novella Short Story

Sergeant Detective D. D. Warren confronts the strangest case of her career in this exclusive eBook short story by the #1 New York Times bestselling author.

D. D. Warren was pretty sure she'd seen it all. Then a man walks into...

By: Emma Rous 

ISBN:  978-0440000457

Publisher: Berkley 

Publication Date: 01/08/2019

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: TBR

If V. C. Andrews and Kate Morton had a literary love child, Emma Rous' The Au Pair would be it.

Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother, Danny, were born in the middle of summer at their family's estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth, their mother threw herself from the cliff...

By: Lynda Cohen Loigman 

ISBN: 9781250140708

Publisher: St Martin's Press 

Publication Date: 01/22/2019 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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With the Author  

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For fans of Lilac Girls, the next powerful novel from the author of Goodreads Choice Awards semi-finalist The Two-Family House about two sisters working in a WWII armory, each with a deep secret.

"Loigman’s strong...

By: Fiona Barton 

ISBN: 1101990511

Publisher: Berkley 

Publication Date: 1/22/2019 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating:  Currently Reading 

The New York Times bestselling author of The Widow returns with a brand new novel of twisting psychological suspense about every parent’s worst nightmare...

When two eighteen-year-old girls go missing in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight: desp...

By: Taylor Adams 

ISBN: 978-0062875655

Publisher: William Morrow 

Publication Date: 01/15/2019

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars +++  

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A brilliant, edgy thriller about four strangers, a blizzard, a kidnapped child, and a determined young woman desperate to unmask and outwit a vicious psychopath.

A kidnapped little girl locked in a stranger’s van. No help for miles. What would you do?

On...

A Storyteller's Journey with Jesus

By: Charles Martin 

ISBN: 9780785221326

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Publication Date: 01/29/2019

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: TBR (ARC)

With the same depth, sensitivity, and emotion that has made his novels beloved to millions, Charles Martin helps us engage the fundamental principles of our faith in new and inspiring ways. 

Years ago, Martin cracked open his Bible and began wrestlin...

By: Joseph Finder 

ISBN: 978-1101985816

Publisher: Dutton 

Publication Date:  01/29/2019

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  TBR

New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder returns with an explosive new thriller about a female judge and the one personal misstep that could lead to her--and her family's--downfall.

It was nothing more than a one-night stand. Juliana Brody, a judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts...

Orphan X  #4

By: Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 978-1250120427

Publisher:  Minotaur Books

Publication Date: 01/29/2019 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: TBR

"A shocking stunner in every way. The perfect thriller." ―Robert Crais

When darkness closes in―he's your last, best hope. Evan Smoak returns in Gregg Hurwitz’s #1 international bestselling Orphan X series.

Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was raised and...

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