Hardcover Fiction

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#1 THE LATE SHOW

Michael Connelly

Renée Ballard, a young detective with the L.A.P.D., investigates crimes against two women

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#2 CAMINO ISLAND

John Grisham

A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks

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#3 THE LYING GAME

Ruth Ware

Four school friends reunite as their long-held secret threatens to emerge.

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#4 PARADISE VALLEY

CJ Box

A North Dakota investigator pursues a trucker who preys on prostitutes.

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#5 HOUSE OF SPIES

Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, now the head of Israel’s secret intelligence service, pursues an ISIS mastermind.

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#6 INTO THE WATER

Paula Hawkins

In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.

On the bestsellers list for 13 weeks


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#7 THE PAINTED QUEEN

Elizabeth Peters and Joan Hess

The final adventure in the series featuring Amelia Peabody and her archaeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson.

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#8 A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

Amor Towles

A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

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#9 MURDER GAMES

James Patterson and Howard Roughan

An expert on serial murder becomes involved in the hunt for a New York City killer.

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#10 THE IDENTICALS

Elin Hilderbrand

Complications in the lives of identical twins who were raised separately on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.

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#11 USE OF FORCE

Brad Thor

The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is called in when a missing terrorism suspect drowns off the Italian coast.

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#12 DEADFALL

Linda Fairstein

The Manhattan prosecutor Alexandra Cooper becomes a suspect.

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#13 BATTLEFRONT II: INFERNO SQUAD

Christie Golden

A prequel to the “Star Wars” video game Battlefront II features the Imperial soldiers of Inferno Squad.

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#14 BEFORE WE WERE YOURS

Lisa Wingate

A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother’s past, learns about a real-life Tennessee orphanage that kidnapped children and placed them for adoption with wealthy people.

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#15 THE BREAKDOWN

B A Paris

In this psychological thriller, a woman is plagued by guilt over not having stopped to help a driver who turns out to have been murdered, and by fear of early-onset dementia.

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