Hardcover Fiction

Hardcover Fiction

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Last Updated: September 27, 2014

1. EDGE OF ETERNITY

by Ken Follett

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

2. 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. 

3. SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD

by Jan Karon

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

4. THE BONE CLOCKS

by David Mitchell

Interconnected tales in settings from England in the ’80s to the apocalyptic future revolve around a central character. 

5. FESTIVE IN DEATH

by J D Robb

At Christmas, Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a narcissistic personal trainer; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously. 

6. RAGING HEAT

by Richard Castle

In a follow-up to “Deadly Heat,” the N.Y.P.D. homicide detective Nikki Heat and the journalist Jameson Rook attempt to solve a murder. 

7. THE CHILDREN ACT

by Ian McEwan

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

8. 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. 

9. WOLF IN WHITE VAN

by John Darnielle

The disfigured creator of a role-playing game is pulled back in time to the event that shaped his life.

10. 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. 

11. THE EYE OF HEAVEN

by Clive Cussler and Russell Blake

The treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo discover a Viking ship full of pre-Columbian artifacts.

12. THE PAYING GUESTS

by Sarah Waters

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

13. THE GOLDFINCH

by Donna Tartt

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

14. THE MONOGRAM MURDERS

by Sophie Hannah

A mystery featuring Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot.

15. THE GOLEM OF HOLLYWOOD

by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman

A grisly murder in L.A.  leads Detective Jacob Lev to an encounter with the 16th-century Golem of Prague.  

16. COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZAKI AND HIS YEARS OF PILGRIMAGE

by Haruki Murakami

A young man’s difficult coming-of-age.

17. BIG LITTLE LIES

by Liane Moriarty

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

18. WE ARE NOT OURSELVES

by Matthew Thomas

Three generations of a New York Irish-American family wrestle with economic and domestic aspirations and, finally, with a terrible disease. 

19. THE KING'S CURSE

by Philippa Gregory

As chief lady-in-waiting to Katherine of Aragon, Margaret Pole is torn between the queen and her husband, Henry VIII.

20. THE LONG WAY HOME

by Louise Penny

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, retired from the Sûreté du Québec and settled in the village of Three Pines, searches for a neighbor’s missing husband.