Spring/Summer Fiction Sneak Previews

Here’s a look at what’s coming from your favorite authors this spring and summer. 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).

Abbott, Jeff. The Three Beths. (July). Mariah Dunning’s mother is missing and she would give anything to find out what happened to her, but the truth may be worse than she could imagine.

Backman, Fredrik. Us Against You. (June). Fredrik Backman reveals how loyalty, friendship, and kindness can carry a town through its most challenging days in this new novel from the author of A Man Called Ove.

Brown, Sandra. Tailspin. (August). Thriller about a reckless pilot caught in a race against time.

Evanovich, Janet. The Mark. (August). Next installment of the Nick Fox and Kate O’Hare series.

Giffin, Emily. All We Ever Wanted. (June). Three people have to make hard choices between their families and their values.

Giordano, Raphaelle. Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One. (July). Charming feel good and universal story of one woman’s journey from boredom and dissatisfaction to happiness and fulfillment.

Hannah, Sophie. The Mystery of Three Quarters: The New Hercule Poirot. (August). Sophie Hannah continues the tales of one of the world’s most beloved detectives, Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot.

Hilderbrand, Elin. The Perfect Couple. (June). Summer beach read about the many ways family can fill our lives with love . . . if they don’t kill us first.

Hooper Emma. Our Homesick Songs. (August). From the author of Etta and Otto and Russell and James comes this lyrical, charming, and mystical story of a family on the edge of extinction, and the different way each of them fights to keep hope, memory, and love alive.

Horowitz, Anthony. The Word is Murder. (June). Anthony Horowitz writes a fictional version of himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes. Daniel Hawthorne is a brilliant, eccentric investigator who is as quick with an insult as he is to solve a case. Hawthorne needs a ghost writer to document his life; a Watson to his Holmes. He chooses Anthony Horowitz.

Kellerman, Jonathan and Kellerman, Jesse. A Measure of Darkness. (July). Deputy coroner Clay Edison goes to extreme lengths for a forgotten Jane Doe.

Macomber, Debbie. Cottage By the Sea. (July). A seaside town and its eclectic community help a young woman reclaim the light after darkness. Annie Marlow has been through the worst so she heads to the place that makes her happy – Oceanside in the Pacific Northwest. Annie finds the surest way to heal is to help others . . .

Patterson, James and Clinton, Bill. The President is Missing. (June). A sitting president goes missing in this new thriller collaboration from James Patterson and Bill Clinton.

Penelope, L. Song of Blood & Stone: Earthsinger Chronicles (Book One). (May). Jasminda, orphaned and alone, becomes an outcast in her homeland of Elsira feared for her magical powers of Earthsong. This is the first book in a thrilling fantasy romance series.

Preston, Douglas J. and Child, Lincoln. The Pharaoh Key. (June). Gideon Crew is called in to investigate when his former employer, Eli Glinn, goes missing and Glinn’s high-tech lab, Effective Engineering Solutions, is suddenly shutdown.

Roby, Kimberly Lawson. Better Late Than Never. (July). Conclusion to the Curtis Black series. Curtis Black is no stranger to scandal. Throughout the years, he has done much in the public eye both good and evil. What most people don’t realize is that Curtis has been hiding a horrific childhood that has affected him in countless ways.

Scottoline, Lisa. Feared: A Rosato and Dinunzio Novel. (August). Mary Dinunzio’s nemesis, Nick Machiavelli is back with a vengeance in this new thriller from Lisa Scottoline.

Ware, Ruth. The Death of Mrs. Westaway. (May). From New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated fourth novel.

Updated: April 19, 2018 — 1:22 pm
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