A snow day will be here before you know it – one of those days when you want nothing more than to curl up with a good book and ignore Mother Nature’s fury. So to prepare for that day, here’s a look at what’s coming from your favorite authors this winter. Registered library card holders may call the library at (586) 469-6200 to place holds on these forthcoming titles. When you place your hold in advance, you help your librarians decide how many copies of a popular title will be needed to meet demand. Registered library card holders may also place their own holds by visiting our online library catalog at www.mtclib.org. (You will need your library card number and PIN to use this feature).
Baldacci, David. The Fix. (April). Football player-turned-detective Amos Decker returns in this third installment of the series following Memory Man and The Last Mile.
Beaton, M.C. Death of a Ghost. (Hamish Macbeth Mystery #32). (February).
Scotland’s most quick-witted but unambitious policeman, Sergeant Hamish Macbeth, hears reports of a haunted castle near Drim. He and his assistant Charlie Carson decide to spend a night at the ruined castle to get to the bottom of the rumors once and for all. There is no ghost…but when they find a dead body propped against the wall in the cellar it’s clear something strange and deadly is going on at the castle, and Hamish must get to the bottom of it before the “ghost” can strike again.
Box, C. J. Vicious Circle. (Joe Pickett Novel #17). (March). The past comes back to haunt Joe Pickett and his family with devastating effect in this new novel in the Joe Pickett series.
Hurwitz, Gregg. The Nowhere Man: An Orphan Novel. (January). The Orphan Program is an off-the-books operation designed to create assassins. In the next installment of the Orphan X series, Evan Smoak is taken from a group home at twelve and placed in the Orphan Program to become Orphan X. He breaks with the Program using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as Nowhere Man.
Iles, Greg. Mississippi Blood. (March). The gripping conclusion to a trilogy (following Natchez Burning and The Bone Tree) in which New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles illuminates the brutal history of the American South. This suspenseful novel draws the reader back into Penn Cage’s Deep South and delivers a shocking resolution fans have long been waiting for.
Kellerman, Faye. Bone Box. (February). In this new Decker and Lazarus novel, Rina Lazarus finds a body in the woods and her husband, Peter Decker of the Greenbury, NY police, investigates. He discovers a series of unsolved murders and a serial killer who has been hiding in plain sight.
Macomber, Debbie. If Not for You. (March). Macomber’s latest is an uplifting novel which shows how obstacles can be overcome, differences can be strengths, and choices that seem wrong at first might just be right.
Patterson, James and Candice Fox. Never, Never. (January). In this new Patterson suspense thriller, Harry Blue, the top sex crimes investigator in her department, discovers it’s never too late to learn…never assume you know someone, never accept a reassignment to the middle of nowhere, never trust anyone, never go anywhere without leaving a trace…
Robb, J.D. Echoes in Death. (February). This volume is the next installment of the In Death series featuring Lt. Eve Dallas.
Roby, Kimberla Lawson. Copycat. (January). Simone Phillips befriends Traci Calloway Cole. Traci is the kind of woman Simone wants to be in every way possible. Simone begins to copy her role model – she doesn’t want to be Traci, just like Traci. However, Simone’s mimicry goes too far – obsession and past secrets are exposed.
Rooney, Kathleen. Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk. (January). Lillian Boxfish took 1930’s New York by storm – working for R. H. Macy’s – until she became the highest paid advertising woman in the country. Now it’s New Year’s Eve 1984 and Lillian is 85 years old. She walks to a party which takes her ten miles around the city – while reviewing a life of excitement and adversity, passion and heartache, and illuminating all the ways New York has changed and not changed.
Scottoline, Lisa. One Perfect Lie. (April). An emotional thriller and suspenseful family drama that will keep you guessing until the very last page.