By: Cristina Alger 

ISBN: 978-0735218451

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons

Publication Date: 7/3/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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"Immersive, satisfying, tense--and timely: This is probably happening for real right now."--Lee Child

On an early morning in November, a couple boards a private plane bound for Geneva, flying into a storm. Soon after, it simply drops off the radar, and its wre...

By: Linwood Barclay

ISBN: 9780062678256,

Publisher:  HarperCollins

Publicaiton Date: 7/24/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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The New York Times bestselling author of No Time for Goodbye returns with a haunting psychological thriller that blends the twists and turns of Gillian Flynn with the driving suspense of Harlan Coben, in which a man is troubled by odd sounds for which there is...

By: Michele Campbell

ISBN: 1250081831

Publisher: St.  Martin's Press 

Publication Date: 7/31/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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From the author of It’s Always the Husband comes a riveting new suspense novel about privilege, power, and what happens when we let ambition take control.

When twin sisters Rose and Bel Enright enroll in The Odell School, a prestigious New Hampshire boardi...

By: Robyn Harding 

ISBN:  978-1501174247

Publisher: Gallery 

Publication Date: 7/10/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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The author of the bestselling novel The Party—lauded as “tense and riveting” by New York Times bestselling author Megan Miranda—returns with a chilling new domestic drama about two women whose deep friendship is threatened by dark, long-buried secrets.

Frances Met...

By: Beatriz Williams 

ISBN: 0062660349

Publisher: HarperCollins 

Publication Date:  7/10/2018 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 5 Stars 

New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams brings us the blockbuster novel of the season—an electrifying postwar fable of love, class, power, and redemption set among the inhabitants of an island off the New England coast . . .

In the summer of 1951, Miranda Schuyl...

By: Courtney Cole

ISBN: 9781501184529

Publisher:  Gallery Books 

Publication Date:  7/17/2018 

Format:  Other 

My Rating: 5 Stars (ARC)

Reminiscent of the beloved novels by Mary Kubica and Jodi Picoult comes a chilling portrayal of a son’s addiction and its harrowing effects on both him and his mother from New York Times bestselling author Courtney Cole.

There comes a time when offering your life fo...

By: Aime Austin

Casey Cort #6


Publisher: Penner Media 

Publication Date: 07/17/2018 

Format: e-book

My Rating: 5 Stars 

What wouldn’t a woman do for her daughter?

Ready to start a new practice free from the stress and moral ambiguity of criminal law, Casey Cort accepts lucrative referrals from the Hudson Adoption Agency. But when she’s ready to finalize her first adoption, she learns the child’s or...

True Stories and Confessions

By: Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella 

ISBN: 978-1250163059

Publisher: St. Martin's Press 

Publication Date:  7/10/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 4 Stars

In I See Life Through Rosé Colored-Glasses, the bestselling mother/daughter pair is back with another hilarious and heartfelt collection of essays about the possibilities and pitfalls

of everyday life.

The New York Times be...

By: Debbie Macomber 

ISBN: 0399181253

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 7/17/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  4 Stars

A seaside town helps one young woman rediscover hope and healing in a brand-new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. 

After tragedy strikes, Annie moves in to the summer cottage where her family vacationed when she was a child. Soon Annie finds herself making...

By:  Amy Stuart

Series:  Still #2

ISBN: 978-1501151576

Publisher: Touchstone 

Publication Date: 7/3/2018 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 4 Stars

From the Globe and Mail bestselling author of Still Mine comes a new psychological thriller about the hunt for a missing mother and son in a town that is drowning in deception. 

How do you find the truth in a town full of secrets?

Sally Proulx and her young boy have mys...

By: Zoje Stage

ISBN: 978-1250170750

Publisher:  St. Martin's Press 

Publication Date: 7/17/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 3 Stars

"Best Summer Reads for 2018" ―Publishers Weekly

“We Need to Talk About Kevin meets Gone Girl meets The Omen....a twisty, delirious read that will constantly question your sympathies for the two characters as their bond continues to crumble.” ―Entertainment Weekly

"A pulse-spi...

By:  Emily Arsenault 

ISBN:  978-0062567369

Publisher: WilliamMorrow 

Publication Date: 7/24/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating:  3 Stars

From the acclaimed author of The Evening Spider and The Broken Teaglass comes this psychological thriller about the murder of a psychologist in a quiet New England town and his former patient whose unreliable thread will keep readers guessing until the shocking end.

I hear...

By: Jonathan Santlofer 

ISBN:  0143132490

Publisher:  Penguin 

Publication Date: 7/10/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 3.5 Stars  

Written with unexpected humor and great warmth, The Widower's Notebook is a portrait of a marriage, an account of the complexities of finding oneself single again after losing your spouse, and a story of the enduring power of familial love. 

"This is deeply moving ......

An Andy Carpenter Mystery #17 

By: David Rosenfelt 

ISBN: 978-1250133069

Publisher: Minotaur Books

Publication Date: 7/17/2018 

Format:  Hardcover 

My Rating:  3.5 Stars  

In Rescued, David Rosenfelt again delights his readers with the charm and wit they’ve come to expect. Even the most fervent fans of the sardonic Andy Carpenter and his team will be enthralled by this latest case, where the stakes have never b...

By: David Bell 

ISBN:  978-0399586057

Publisher: Berkley 

Publication Date: 7/10/18 

Format: Other

My Rating: 5 Stars

In this pulse-pounding novel of psychological suspense from the bestselling and acclaimed author of Bring Her Home and Since She Went Away, a man must save the life of a little girl who just might be his daughter....

When Michael Frazier's ex-wife, Erica, unexpectedly shows up on his doorstep,...

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