The Never Game, by Jeffery Deaver -
A young woman has gone missing in Silicon Valley
and her father has hired Colter Shaw to find her.
The son of a survivalist family, Shaw is an expert
tracker. Now he makes a living as a "reward
seeker, " travelling the country to help police solve
crimes and private citizens locate missing persons.
But what seems a simple investigation quickly
thrusts him into the dark heart of America's tech
hub and the cutthroat video-gaming industry.
The Yankee Widow, by Linda Lael Miller -
Caroline is the young widow of Jacob, who together live on a farm raising their daughter
just outside of Gettysburg. When Jacob joins the Northern army, no one anticipates he
will not return. Then Caroline gets word that her husband is wounded, and she must find
her way alone to Washington City and search among the thousands of casualties to find
him. But when Jacob succumbs to his injuries, she must bring his body home on the eve
of the deadliest battle of the war. With troops and looters roaming the countryside, it is
impossible to know who is friend and who is foe.
A View from Alameda Island, by Robyn Carr -
From the outside looking in, Lauren Delaney has a life to envy - a successful career, a
solid marriage to a prominent surgeon and two beautiful daughters who are off to
colleges. But on her twenty-fourth wedding anniversary Lauren makes a decision that
will change everything. Lauren defies her controlling husband who has privately
mistreated her for years and files for divorce. As she starts her new life, she meets a
kindred spirit, but Lauren's husband wants his "perfect" life back and his actions are
shocking. Facing an uncertain future, Lauren discovers an inner strength she didn't
know she had as she fights for the love and happiness she deserves.
Like Lions, by Brian Panowich-
Clayton Burroughs is a small-town Georgia sheriff, a new father, and, improbably, the
heir apparent of Bull Mountain's most notorious crime family. As he struggles to juggle
fatherhood, his job and his recovery from being shot in the confrontation that killed his
two criminally-inclined brothers last year, he's doing all he can to survive. When a rival
organization makes a first foray into Burroughs territory, Clayton is pulled back into the
life he so desperately wants to leave behind. With his wife and child in danger, Clayton
will need to find a way to bury the bloody legacy of his past once and for all.
The Road Home, by Richard Paul Evans -
Chicago celebrity and pitchman Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone
believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash, a flight he narrowly missed. But thanks to
that remarkable twist of fate, he's very much alive and ready for a second chance at
life and love. In the exciting and provocative series that began with The Broken Road
and The Forgotten Road, Charles is still on his pilgrimage across the iconic Route 66
in The Road Home. He intends to finish his trek from Amarillo to Santa Monica, despite
learning that his ex-wife is now planning to marry another man. With the initial reason
for the trip in jeopardy, he still has lessons to learn along the way before he discovers
- and arrives at - his true destination.