Combined Print and E-Book Fiction

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#1 APPRENTICE IN DEATH

J D Robb

Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. calls on the technological expertise of her husband, Roarke, when three skaters at Wollman Rink are shot by a sniper. By Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

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#2 THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

Paula Hawkins

A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

On the bestsellers list for 81 weeks

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#3 THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS

M L Stedman

An Australian lighthouse keeper and his wife decide to keep a baby who has washed ashore.

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#4 RAZOR GIRL

Carl Hiaasen

The ex-cop Andrew Yancy​ from ​“Bad Monkey” gets involved in a kidnapping gone wrong.

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#5 DOWNFALL

J A Jance

Joanna Brady, the sheriff of Cochise County, must cope with pregnancy, the recent deaths of her mother and stepfather, an upcoming election — and the mysterious discovery of the bodies of two women at the base of a nearby peak. The 17th novel in a series.

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#6 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Colson Whitehead

A teenage girl heads north on the network that helped slaves escape to freedom, envisioned in this novel as a secret system of actual tracks and tunnels.

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#7 THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10

Ruth Ware

A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.

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#8 A MAN CALLED OVE

Fredrik Backman

A curmudgeon's gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.

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#9 A GREAT RECKONING

Louise Penny

An instructor at the police academy is found murdered, perhaps by one of the cadets favored by Armand Gamache, the retired homicide chief of the Sûreté du Québec.

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#10 STING

Sandra Brown

A hired killer and a woman he kidnapped join forces to elude the F.B.I. agents and others who are searching for her corrupt brother.

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#11 RUSHING WATERS

Danielle Steel

Six people cope with a hurricane in New York City.

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#12 I LET YOU GO

Clare Mackintosh

A woman moves to the Welsh coast to escape a painful memory.

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#13 113 MINUTES

James Patterson and Max DiLallo

A mother sets out to avenge the murder of her son.

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#14 TRULY MADLY GUILTY

Liane Moriarty

Tense turning points for three couples at a backyard barbecue gone wrong.

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#15 HERE I AM

Jonathan Safran Foer

Private and public crises converge for four generations of a Jewish family.

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#16 MANITOU CANYON

William Kent Krueger

Cork O’Connor, a former sheriff turned private investigator, goes missing in Minnesota’s north woods while searching for a man who disappeared while camping. The 15th book in a series.

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#17 ROGUE LAWYER

John Grisham

The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

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#18 ME BEFORE YOU

Jojo Moyes

A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic.

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#19 DEPRAVED HEART

Patricia Cornwell

A sociopath sends Dr. Kay Scarpetta videos from the past about her niece in the series’ 23rd book.

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#20 AFTER YOU

Jojo Moyes

In a sequel to “Me Before You,” Louisa Clark tries to put her life back together after the death of Will Traynor.

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