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THE CHEF
by Patterson, James, 1947- author.
PATTER
Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted. In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty--as a Major Crimes detective for the New Orleans Police Department. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste for murder? While fighting the charges against him, Rooney makes a pair of unthinkable discoveries. His beloved city is under threat of attack. And these would-be terrorists may be local.
CHOCOLATE CREAM PIE MURDER
by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author.
FLUKE
"Not even Lake Eden's nosiest residents suspected Hannah Swensen would go from idealistic newlywed to betrayed wife in a matter of weeks. But as a deadly mystery unfolds in town, the proof is in the pudding. When The Cookie Jar becomes the setting of a star-studded TV special about movies filmed in Minnesota, Hannah hopes to shine the spotlight on her bakery--not the unsavory scandal swirling around her personal life. But that's practically impossible with a disturbing visit from the shifty character she once believed was her one and only love, a group of bodyguards following her every move, and a murder victim in her bedroom. Now, swapping the crime scene in her condo for her mother Delores's penthouse, Hannah and an old flame team up to solve a case that's messier than an upended chocolate cream pie. As suspects emerge and secrets hit close to home, Hannah must serve a hefty helping of justice to an unnamed killer prowling around Lake Eden. before someone takes a slice out of her!"-- Provided by publisher.
CONNECTIONS IN DEATH
by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.
ROBB
Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. For expert help, they hire child psychologist Dr. Rochelle Pickering--whose own brother, Lyle, pulled himself out of a spiral of addiction and crime with Rochelle's support. Returning from a celebratory dinner with her boyfriend, she finds Lyle dead with a syringe in his lap, and Eve's investigation confirms that this wasn't just another OD. After all his work to get clean, Lyle's been pumped full of poison--and a neighbor with a peephole reports seeing a scruffy, pink-haired girl fleeing the scene. Now Eve and Roarke must venture into the gang territory where Lyle used to run, and the ugly underground world of tattoo parlors and strip joints where everyone has taken a wrong turn somewhere.
THE CORNWALLS ARE GONE
by Patterson, James, 1947- author.
PATTER
Intelligence officer Amy Cornwall must use lethal tactics in open defiance of Army Command when a mysterious adversary kidnaps her family and gives her forty-eight hours to commit an unspeakable crime.
THE FIRST CONSPIRACY THE SECRET PLOT TO KILL GEORGE WASHINGTON
Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the origins of America's counterintelligence movement that led to the modern day CIA. In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. This is the story of the secret plot and how it was revealed. It is a story of leaders, liars, counterfeiters, and jailhouse confessors. It also shows just how hard the battle was for George Washington and how close America was to losing the Revolutionary War.
THE FIRST LADY
by Patterson, James, 1947- author.
PATTER
When the First Lady disappears after her husband's affair goes public, Secret Service agent Sally Grissom takes on the investigation and is faced with a twisted case after the White House receives a ransom note along with the First Lady's finger.
THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR THRILLERS
by Patterson, James, 1947- author.
PATTER
At first, Laura Sherman is thrilled to meet a fresh face, but will her relationship with the man next door go too far before she realizes he's not what he seems? Detective Andrew McGrath knows the only way to find six girls that have vanished without a trace is to get close to the suspect's wife - but will he get too close? Robert Barnett, a disgraced scientist, receives a shocking message that could change the world. But when a nationwide manhunt has him on the run for his life, will his dream discovery turn into a nightmare?
A JUSTIFIED MURDER
by Deveraux, Jude, author.
DEVERA
"The small town of Lachlan, Florida, was rocked last year when two bodies were uncovered in the roots of a fallen tree. Despite their lack of investigative experience, Sara Medlar her niece, Kate and Jack Wyatt found themselves at the center of the mystery, working together to reveal the truth behind a decades-old secret in the sleepy town. After a narrow escape, they vowed to never again involve themselves in something so dangerous--until Janet Beeson is murdered. When Janet's body is discovered, everyone is shocked by the violence of the attack. The sweet little old woman has been shot, stabbed and poisoned, but no one can imagine who would want to harm one of the town's kindest, most helpful residents. Sara, Kate and Jack are determined to leave this case to the professionals. But they are soon bombarded by townspeople eager to tell their stories and clear their names with the trio who solved the Morris murders. Even the sheriff is hoping they'll lend their skills to a crime that seems to have no explanation and no motive. And once the town gets talking, they begin to see that there are more secrets buried in quiet Lachlan than anyone could have imagined"-- Provided by publisher.
KITCHEN YARNS NOTES ON LIFE, LOVE AND FOOD
by Hood, Ann, 1956- author.
641.5 HOO
In this warm collection of personal essays and recipes, Ann Hood nourishes both our bodies and our souls. From her Italian American childhood through singlehood, raising and feeding a growing family, divorce, and a new marriage to food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of a good meal. With Hood's signature humor and tenderness, Kitchen Yarns spills tales of loss and starting from scratch, family love and feasts with friends, and how the perfect meal is one that tastes like home.
NEVER TELL
by Gardner, Lisa, author.
GARDNE
A man is dead, shot three times in his home office. But his computer has been shot twelve times, and when the cops arrive, his pregnant wife is holding the gun. D.D. Warren arrives on the scene and recognizes the woman - Evie Carter. Evie's father was killed in a shooting that was ruled an accident. But for D.D., two coincidental murders is too many. Flora Dane sees the murder of Conrad Carter on the TV news and immediately knows his face. But D.D. and Flora are about to discover that in this case the truth is a devilishly elusive thing. As layer by layer they peel away the half-truths and outright lies, they wonder: How many secrets can one family have?
RUN AWAY
by Coben, Harlan, 1962- author.
COBEN
After discovering his drug-addicted daughter Paige, who he has not seen in six months, panhandling in Central Park, Simon follows her into a dark and dangerous world he never knew existed that puts his family and his life on the line.
THE SECRET OF CLOUDS
by Richman, Alyson, author.
RICHMA
"From the #1 international bestselling author of The Lost Wife and The Velvet Hours comes an emotionally charged story about a mothers love, a teachers promise, and a child's heart. Katya, a rising ballerina, and Sasha, a graduate student, are young and in love when an unexpected tragedy befalls their native Kiev. Years later, after the couple has safely emigrated to America the consequences of this incident cause their son, Yuri, to be born with a rare health condition that isolates him from other children. Maggie, a passionate and dedicated teacher agrees to tutor Yuri at his home, even though she is haunted by her own painful childhood memories. As the two forge a deep and soulful connection, Yuris boundless curiosity and unique wisdom inspires Maggie to make difficult changes in her own life. And she will never realize just how strong Yuri has made her, until she needs that strength the most. A novel that will make readers examine what it means to live life with a full heart. "-- Provided by publisher.
SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA : NEW PLACES TO DISCOVER IN ITALY
by Mayes, Frances, author.
914.5 MAY
The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See you in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through all twenty regions--from Friuli to Sicily. Along the way, she seeks out the cultural and historic gems not found in traditional guidebooks.
SILENT NIGHT A NOVEL
by Steel, Danielle, author.
STEEL
A psychiatrist gives up her uncomplicated life when she becomes the guardian of her niece, a child star-turned-emotionally traumatized patient in the aftermath of a devastating tragedy.
THE WEDDING GUEST AN ALEX DELAWARE NOVEL
by Kellerman, Jonathan, author.
KELLER
"LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a fine homicide detective, but when he needs to get into the mind of a killer, he leans on the expertise of his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. While Sturgis has a knack for piecing together the details of a crime, Delaware can decipher the darkest intents driving the most vicious of perpetrators. And there's no better place for the doctor's analytical skills to shine than a rowdy hall full of young men and women intoxicated on life and lust . . . and suddenly faced with the specter of death. Summoned to a run-down former strip joint, Delaware and Sturgis find themselves crashing a wild Saints and Sinners-themed wedding reception. But they're not the only uninvited guests. A horrified bridesmaid has discovered the body of a young woman, dressed to impress in pricey haute couture and accessorized with a grisly red slash around her neck. What's missing is any means of identification, or a single partygoer who recognizes the victim. The baffled bride is convinced the stranger snuck in to sabotage her big day--and the groom is sure it's all a dreadful mistake. But Delaware and Sturgis have a hundred guests to question, and a sneaking suspicion that the motive for murder is personal. Now they must separate the sinners from the saints, the true from the false, and the secrets from those keeping them. The party's over--and the hunt for whoever killed it is on"-- Provided by publisher.
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING
by Owens, Delia, author.
OWENS
Viewed with suspicion in the aftermath of a murder, Kya Clark, who has survived alone for years in a marsh near the North Carolina coast, becomes targeted by unthinkable forces.
WOLF PACK A JOE PICKETT NOVEL
by Box, C. J., author.
BOX
After Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is ordered to ignore the activities of a wealthy poacher by the FBI and DOJ, four vicious killers working on behalf of a cartel target the man and everyone including Joe--who is associated with him.

 

 

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