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Hot Forthcoming Titles: May 2018

Check out these new upcoming titles from some of your favorite authors. Place your holds to be first in line when they come out!

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Robert B Parker's Old Black Magic by Ace Atkins

After a Boston journalist receives paint chips from a painting stolen decades earlier, private investigator Spenser enters the shady world of black market art dealers, aged Mafia bosses, and vendettas in hopes of locating it. Spenser, Book 46

Release Date: 5/01/2018

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The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy

A group of new moms who all gave birth in the month of May gather twice weekly at the park to offer support and companionship. When one of their babies is abducted, and his traumatized mother is subjected to invasive questioning, the other mothers go to increasingly risky lengths to help her.

Release Date: 5/01/2018

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Love and Ruin by Paula McClain

The author of The Paris Wife returns to the life of Ernest Hemingway, examining his passionate, stormy marriage to the fiercely independent and ambitious young Martha Gellhorn, who would become one of the 20th century's leading war correspondents.

Release Date: 5/01/2018

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The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick

After escaping from a sanitarium in 1930's California, Adelaide Blake takes a job at a tea shop in a seaside resort town. She begins to form a bond with Jake Truett, a widower in town for a therapeutic rest, but a local con artist's murder draws them into a shadowy underground and threatens to reveal both of their secrets.

Release Date: 5/08/2018

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The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz

Rogue FBI agent Jane Hawk tracks a powerful Department of Justice operative at the center of a high-tech conspiracy that killed her husband and now threatens those closest to her. Jane Hawk, Book 3

Release Date: 5/08/2018

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The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews

Hired by a millionaire from a vast barrier island home, an attorney learns the story of the new client's now-deceased friends, her determination to protect the land, clues about an unsolved murder, and her plans for heirs and descendants.

Release Date: 5/08/2018

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The Cast by Danielle Steel

Successful magazine writer Kait Whittier teams up with producer Zack Winter to launch a television series. The cast and crew of the series, each marked by private eccentricities, heartaches and secrets, become Kait's second family, but in the midst of it all she is forced to confront the greatest challenge of her life.

Release Date: 5/15/2018

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Princess by James Patterson

Jack Morgan, the head of the world's foremost investigation agency, receives at invitation to meet Princess Caroline, third in line to the British throne. The princess hires him to find a close friend before the media catches wind of her disappearance. Private, Book 14

Release Date: 5/15/2018

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The Outsider by Stephen King

In the aftermath of a boy's brutal murder in Flint City, Detective Ralph Anderson is forced to arrest a popular Little League coach. Initially, the case seems open-and-shut -- until contradictory evidence calls for further investigation, and Anderson uncovers some horrifying answers.

Release Date: 5/22/2018

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The Gray Ghost by Clive Cussler

The grandson of a man who was wrongly accused of stealing a Rolls-Royce prototype a century earlier hires husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo to solve the mystery and clear his grandfather's name, a case that is complicated by dangerous enemies and the rare vehicle's repeat disappearance. Fargo Adventure, Book 10

Release Date: 5/29/2018

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Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts

Simone and Reed's lives were changed forever when, as teenagers, they survived a mass shooting at a mall. Years later, after taking steps to rebuild their lives, they begin to suspect that the nightmare of the shooting isn't truly over.

Release Date: 5/29/2018

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The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

When Hal receives a letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance, she realizes that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. Soon, Hal finds herself at the funeral of the deceased…where it dawns on her that there is something very, very wrong about this strange situation and the inheritance at the center of it.

Release Date: 5/29/2018