Steel, Danielle, author
Veronique Vincent graces the covers of magazines and walks the runways of haute couture shows across the globe, yet she prefers spending time at home or with her boyfriend. An explosion at Zaventem Airport in Brussels changes her life forever: Veronique finds herself hospitalized and alone after the blast kills both of the people she loved most. Severely injured, she plunges into seclusion and struggles to discover what truly matters in life. When her mother's will reveals long-held secrets, Veronique begins to find peace in helping others, and redefining what it truly means to be beautiful.
Preston, Douglas J., author
On the evening of November 24, 1971, D. B. Cooper hijacked Flight 305-Portland to Seattle-with a fake bomb, collected a ransom of $200,000, and then parachuted from the rear of the plane, disappearing into the night. Fifty years later, Agent Pendergast takes on a bizarre and gruesome case: in the ghost-haunted city of Savannah, Georgia, bodies are found with no blood left in their veins-sowing panic and reviving whispered tales of the infamous Savannah Vampire. As the mystery rises along with the body count, Pendergast and his partner, Agent Coldmoon, race to understand how-or if-these murders are connected to the only unsolved skyjacking in American history.
City of the dead
Kellerman, Jonathan, author
A young man lies dead in the street, the apparent victim of a collision with a moving van. But any thoughts of accidental death vanish when a blood trail leads to a nearby home. Inside, a young woman lies butchered. The identity of the male victim and his role in the horror remain elusive, but that of the woman creates additional questions. As homicide Lt. Detective Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware explore L.A.'s meanest streets, they peel back layer after layer of secrets and encounter a savage, psychologically twisted, almost unthinkable motive for violence and bloodshed.
A face to die for
Johansen, Iris, author
Archaeologist Riley Smith has been obsessed with Helen of Troy since she was a small girl, trailing her professor father all over the world in search of the tomb of the world's most beautiful woman. Professor Smith set out to prove that, instead of a myth, Helen had been a living, breathing queen who inspired Homer to write The Iliad. Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan has the unusual skills needed to recreate the face that launched a thousand ships-revealing Helen's true appearance for the first time in history. But convincing Eve to take on the challenge will be difficult because her efforts will come at great personal cost. When tomb raiders murder Riley's father, she is determined to reach the burial site first, get revenge for his death, and enlist Eve's help.
Game on : tempting twenty-eight
Evanovich, Janet, author
When Stephanie Plum is woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of footsteps in her apartment, she wishes she didn't keep her gun in the cookie jar in her kitchen. Turns out Stephanie and fellow apprehension agent Diesel are on the trail of the same fugitive: Oswald Wednesday, an international computer hacker as brilliant as he is ruthless. Unsure if Diesel is her partner or her competition in this case, she'll need to watch her back every step of the way as she sets the stage to draw Wednesday out from behind his computer and into the real world.
The red book
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
Launching an investigation of his own when his instincts tell him that more is behind a political shooting on Chicago's west side, SOS Detective Billy Harney uncovers a spate of murders connected to his troubled past.
Robert Ludlum's The Treadstone transgression
Hood, Joshua, author
After years of operating in the world's most dangerous spots for Treadstone, Adam Hayes is ready to call it quits, but the feeling isn't mutual. Levi Shaw, Treadstone's director, calls Hayes back for one more mission. "It's a walk in the park. You don't even have to go in with the strike team. I just need you to set up the safe house." But nothing is ever easy where Treadstone is concerned. When the mission is blown only Hayes is left alive, and everyone, it seems, is determined to correct that oversight.
The sacred bridge
Hillerman, Anne, 1949- author
Sergeant Jim Chee's vacation to beautiful Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell has a deeper purpose. He's on a quest to unravel a sacred mystery his mentor, the Legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, stumbled across decades earlier. Chee's journey takes a deadly turn when, after a prayerful visit to the sacred Rainbow Bridge, he spots a body floating in the lake. The dead man, a Navajo with a passion for the canyon's ancient rock art, lived a life filled with many secrets. Discovering why he died and who was responsible involves Chee in an investigation that puts his own life at risk. Back in Shiprock, Officer Bernadette Manuelito is driving home when she witnesses an expensive sedan purposely kill a hitchhiker. The search to find the killer leads her to uncover a dangerous chain of interconnected revelations involving a Navajo Nation cannabis enterprise. But the evil that is unleashed jeopardizes her mother and sister Darleen, and puts Bernie in the deadliest situation of her law enforcement career.
You are not alone
Hendricks, Greer, author
Shay Miller has three strikes against her: no job, no apartment, no love in her life. But when she witnesses a perfectly normal looking young woman about her age make the chilling decision to leap in front of an ongoing subway train, Shay realizes she could end up in the same spiral. She is intrigued by a group of women who seem to have it all together, and they invite her with the promise: 'You are not alone.' They are everything Shay aspires to be, and they seem to have the keys to getting exactly what they want. As Shay is pulled deeper and deeper under the spell of the Moore sisters, she finds her life getting better and better. But what price does she have to pay?