Hardcover Fiction

Hardcover Fiction

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Last Updated: July 26, 2014

1. THE BOOK OF LIFE

by Deborah Harkness

In the conclusion to the All Souls trilogy, the Oxford scholar/witch Diana Bishop and the vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont return from Elizabethan London to the present.

2. THE HEIST

by Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, must track down a famous missing painting by Caravaggio.

3. ACT OF WAR

by Brad Thor

The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes two dangerous missions as America faces an imminent attack.

4. CUT AND THRUST

by Stuart Woods

Complications abound as the New York lawyer Stone Barrington attends a political convention in Los Angeles.

5. INVISIBLE

by James Patterson and David Ellis

A former F.B.I. researcher finds a link between scores of apparently unconnected unsolved cases.  

6. THE GOLDFINCH

by Donna Tartt

 A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

7. THE SILKWORM

by Robert Galbraith

The private detective Cormoran Strike in literary London; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.

8. TOP SECRET TWENTY-ONE

by Janet Evanovich

The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a dealer who sells more than used cars.

9. WAYFARING STRANGER

by James Lee Burke

A man’s life is traced over decades, starting with his encounter, at age 16, with Bonnie and Clyde.

10. MR. MERCEDES

by Stephen King

A driver plows into a crowd, killing eight. The killer then taunts a suicidal ex-cop, who must stop another, deadlier attack.

11. POWER PLAY

by Catherine Coulter

The F.B.I. agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock are out to discover who is trying to kill the ambassador to Britain.

12. SHOTS FIRED

by C J Box

The stories in this first collection, four of them featuring Box’s character Joe Pickett, are set in Wyoming. 

13. WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD

by Diana Gabaldon

Jamie Fraser and his family face challenges in the 18th and 20th centuries.

14. 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. 

15. ALL FALL DOWN

by Jennifer Weiner

A woman becomes addicted to pain medication.

16. THE INVENTION OF WINGS

by Sue Monk Kidd

A wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to be an abolitionist, is given a slave for her 11th birthday. 

17. THE VACATIONERS

by Emma Straub

An Upper West Side couple, their children and their friends confront life’s changes during two weeks in Mallorca.

18. ONE PLUS ONE

by Jojo Moyes

An obnoxious tech millionaire comes to the rescue of a single mom and her kids heading for a math contest that could change their lives.

19. SIGHT UNSEEN

by Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen

The investigator Kendra Michaels employs her highly developed senses to deal with an admirer who is also her most ruthless enemy.

20. THE CITY

by Dean Koontz

A musician, part of a famous family, looks back over the events of his life, beginning during his childhood in the 1960s.