New Books at the Library

Murder at Haven's Rock 
Author:  Kelley Armstrong

Deep in the Yukon wilderness, there's a town for people to disappear, a fresh start from a life on the run. There's only one rule in Haven's Rock: stay out of the forest. When two of the town's construction crew members break it and go missing, detective Casey Duncan and her husband, Sheriff Eric Dalton are called in. When a body is discovered, well-hidden with evidence of foul play, Casey and Eric must find out what happened to the dead woman, and locate those still missing. The longer Casey and Eric don't know what happened, the more danger everyone is in.


The Last Kingdom 
Author:  Steve Berry

Before he died, King Ludwig II of Bavaria engaged in a worldwide search for a new kingdom, one separate, apart, and in lieu of Bavaria. Enter Cotton Malone. Everything hinges on a 19th century deed which proves that Ludwig's long-rumoured search bore fruit - legal title to lands that Germany, China, and the United States all now want, only for vastly different reasons. In a race across Bavaria for clues hidden in Ludwig's three fairytale castles, Malone and his protégé battle an ever-growing list of deadly adversaries, all intent on finding the last kingdom.


It's One of Us 
Author:  J.T. Ellison

Olivia Bender desperately wants to be a mother, but fertility treatments and IVF keep failing. And just when she feels she's at her lowest point, the police deliver shocking news to Olivia and her husband, Park. DNA results show that the prime suspect in a murder investigation is Park's son. Park confesses to donating sperm to a clinic. He has no idea how many times it was sold - or how many children he has sired. As the murder investigation goes deeper, and with every new revelation, Olivia must face the unthinkable.


Every Man a King : A King Oliver Novel  Large Print
Author:  Walter Mosley

When friend of the family and multi-billionaire Roger Ferris comes to Joe with an assignment, he’s got no choice but to accept, even if the case is a tough one to stomach. White nationalist Alfred Xavier Quiller has been accused of murder and the sale of sensitive information to the Russians. Ferris has reason to believe Quiller’s been set up and he needs King to see if the charges hold. This linear assignment becomes a winding quest to uncover the extent of Quiller’s dealings, to understand Ferris’ skin in the game, and to get to the bottom of who is working for whom. Even with the help of bodyguard and mercenary Oliya Ruez—no regular girl Friday—the machine King’s up against proves relentless and unsparing. As King gets closer to exposing the truth, he and his loved ones barrel towards grave danger. Mosley once again proves himself a "master of craft and narrative" (National Book Foundation) in this carefully plotted mystery that is at once a classic caper, a family saga and an examination of fealty, pride and how deep debt can go.


Encore in Death : An Eve Dallas Novel  (CD)
Author:  J.D. Robb

It was a glittering event full of A-listers, hosted by Eliza Lane and Brant Fitzhugh, a celebrity couple who’d conquered both Hollywood and Broadway. And now Eve Dallas has made her entrance―but not as a guest. After raising a toast, Fitzhugh fell to the floor and died, with physical symptoms pointing to cyanide, and the police have crashed the party. From all accounts, he wasn’t the kind of star who made enemies. Everyone loved him―even his ex-wife. And since the champagne cocktail that killed him was originally intended for Eliza, it’s possible she was the real target, with a recently fired assistant, a bitter rival, and an obsessed fan in the picture. With so many attendees, staff, and servers, Eve has her work cut out determining who committed murder in the middle of the crowd―and what was their motivation. As one who’s not fond of the spotlight herself, she dreads the media circus surrounding a case like this. All she wants is to figure out who’s truly innocent, and who’s only acting that way…


The High Notes  [Large Print]
Author:  Danielle Steel

Iris Cooper has been singing ever since she can remember, hitting the high notes like no one else. When she is twelve, her father convinces the owner of a bar in Lake City, Texas, to let her perform, and she stuns the audience. In the ensuing years, never staying anywhere for long, father and daughter move from one dusty town to the next, her passion for music growing every time she takes the mike in another roadhouse.  But it is not an easy life for Iris with her father in charge and using her income to pay for gambling, women, and booze. When she starts to tour at age eighteen, she takes on a real manager. Yet he exploits her too, and the singers and musicians she tours with are really the only family she has. It is they who give Iris the courage to finally fly free, leave the tour, and follow her dreams.
After years of enduring the hardships of the road, exploitation, and abuse to do what she loves, Iris’s big chance comes as her talent soars. But at the top at last, Iris still has to fight every step of the way. In The High Notes, Danielle Steel delivers an inspiring story about finding the strength to stand up for yourself and your dreams, no matter what it takes.


Luck of the Draw : My Story of the Air War in Europe (NF)
Author:  Frank Murphy

Beginning on August 17, 1942, American heavy bomber crews of the Eighth Air Force took off for combat in the hostile skies over occupied Europe. The final price was staggering - nearly 21,000 men were taken prisoner or interned in a neutral country, and a further 17,650 made the ultimate sacrifice. This is the incredible, inspiring story of Frank Murphy, one of the few survivors from the 100th Bombardment Group, who cheated death for months in a German POW camp after being shot out of his B-17 Flying Fortress. Soon to be featured in the upcoming Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks TV Series, Masters of the Air.


Storm Watch : A Joe Pickett Novel 
Author:  C. J. Box

When a prominent University of Wyoming professor goes missing, authorities are stumped. That is, until Joe Pickett makes two surprising discoveries while hunting down a wounded elk on his district as an epic spring storm descends upon him. First, he finds the professor's vehicle parked on a remote mountainside. Then Joe finds the professor's frozen and mutilated body. When he attempts to learn more, his investigation is obstructed by federal agents, extremists, and Governor Colter Allen. 


Author:  Emilia Hart

2019: Kate flees London for ramshackle Weyward Cottage where she begins to suspect that her great aunt had a secret. 1619: as a girl, Altha's mother taught her their magic rooted in a deep knowledge of the natural world. 1942: as World War II rages, Violet longs for her mother, long deceased. The only traces Violet has of her are a locket bearing the initial W and the word weyward scratched into the baseboard of her bedroom. Weaving together the stories of three extraordinary women across five centuries, this is an enthralling novel of female resilience and the transformative power of the natural world.


I Will Find You : A Thriller 
Author: Harlan Coben

An innocent father serving life for the murder of his own son receives evidence that his child may still be alive, and must break out of prison to find out the truth.


Collateral Damage : An Ali Reynolds Mystery 
Author:  J.A. Jance

Ali Reynolds' husband, B. Simpson, is in an airport limo, when suddenly it is forced off the road. Both he and the driver are injured - but the real question is, who was the target? And who was the collateral damage?


On the Line 
Author: Fern Michaels

Mateo Castillo is a rising star chef on the Manhattan culinary scene. But just as he's about to reap the rewards of his skill and hard work, Mateo collapses in his restaurant's kitchen - and regains consciousness in a hospital emergency room. The cause of his sudden illness is as mysterious as it is worrying, and Mateo and his family undergo a battery of genetic tests. The test results threaten to uncover a dark secret that exposes his family to dangers in the past - while clouding the investigation into who is trying to hurt Mateo in the present.