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Last Updated: October 18, 2014

1. DEADLINE

by John Sandford

Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw the attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers.

2. BURN

by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem.

3. EDGE OF ETERNITY

by Ken Follett

Five interrelated families from five countries grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy. 

4. LILA

by Marilynne Robinson

The difficult early life of the woman who becomes the wife of the widower and minister John Ames; a back story to "Gilead."

5. SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD

by Jan Karon

The Mitford character Father Tim finds friends and family wrestling with difficulties. 

6. PERSONAL

by Lee Child

Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit. 

7. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

by Anthony Doerr

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II. 

8. SOME LUCK

by Jane Smiley

The lives of an Iowa farm family between 1920 and 1953; the first volume of a trilogy.

9. PARIS MATCH

by Stuart Woods

In the 31st Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer encounters an old enemy in Paris.

10. THE CHILDREN ACT

by Ian McEwan

A judge wrestles with a challenging case and a crisis in her marriage. 

11. BIG LITTLE LIES

by Liane Moriarty

Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

12. THE GOLDFINCH

by Donna Tartt

 A painting becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

13. THE PAYING GUESTS

by Sarah Waters

In London in 1922, a widow and her daughter take in tenants who upend their lives. 

14. NORA WEBSTER

by Colm Toibin

In the 1970s, an Irish widow struggles to find her identity.

15. THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER

by Hilary Mantel

A story collection from the author of "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies."

16. THE SECRET PLACE

by Tana French

Detectives Stephen Moran and Antoinette Conway investigate a murder on the grounds of a girls’ school in the Dublin suburbs. 

17. BONES NEVER LIE

by Kathy Reichs

A child murderer who eluded capture years ago has resurfaced, giving the forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan another chance to stop her. 

18. THE LOST KEY

by Catherine Coulter and JT Ellison

Nicholas Drummond of Scotland Yard, now an F.B.I. agent, investigates a Wall Street stabbing that involves secrets reaching back to World War I.

19. MR. MIRACLE

by Debbie Macomber

A guardian angel helps a young woman find a second chance; a Christmas novel.

20. THE HUSBAND'S SECRET

by Liane Moriarty

A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not meant to read.