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February 2014

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After I'm Gone, Laura Lippman: "Coaxing the inevitable out of the improbable, Lippman (And When She Was Good, 2012, etc.) is a bet you just can't lose." Kirkus

Chase, Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg: The latest collaboration by the best-selling author of the Stephanie Plum series and the best-selling author of the Monk series finds FBI agent Kate O'Hare once again forced to covertly team up with brilliant con man Nicholas Fox to take down a big-league criminal.

Confessions of a Wild Child, Jackie Collins: Before there was Lucky Santangelo, the tough heroine of several of Collins' 29 New York Times best sellers, there was Lucky Santangelo, the rebellious teenage girl in this prequel.

The Counterfeit Agent, Alex Berenson: "Working with plot elements that are terrifyingly realistic, research that rings as true as today's headlines, and characters that brim with integrity and swagger, Berenson puts John Wells right up there with the best of espionage fiction's greatest heroes." Library Journal

Killer, Jonathan Kellerman: New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty bestselling crime novels, including the Alex Delaware series. In Killer Delaware disregards a death threat from an irate doctor who has been denied custody of a baby because of his court report. He is then shocked to learn that a hit has been taken out on him, that the doctor has been found murdered and that the baby has been kidnapped.

Kiss and Tell, Fern Michaels: The latest novel in the author's Sisterhood series.

Moving Target, Judith A. Jance: "At the start of Jance's engrossing ninth Ali Reynolds novel (after 2013's Deadly Stakes), Ali, eager to escape the chaos surrounding her upcoming wedding to B. Simpson, travels from Sedona, Arizona, to England with her 80-something majordomo, Leland Brooks...Jance provides enough backstory to orient readers new to the series, and longtime fans should enjoy insights into B.'s and Leland's pasts." Publisher's Weekly

The Museum of Extraordinary Things, Alice Hoffman: "More magic from the reliable Hoffman, whose latest novel is set in early 1900s New York. Coralie Sardie, whose father owns Coney Island's Museum of Extraordinary Things, where Coralie performs as a mermaid, encounters Eddie Cohen one night as he photographs trees shining with moonlight along the Hudson. He's a Russian immigrant who has better things to do than remain in a Lower East Side Orthodox community as an apprentice tailor. Even as their romance unfolds, Eddie captures images of the horrific Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire." Library Journal

Private L.A., James Patterson & Mark Sullivan: When Hollywood's biggest superstar couple disappears without a word from their ranch, private investigator Jack Morgan confronts dangerous secrets to expose an underworld of desperation and deception. 750,000 first printing.

Ripper, Isabel Allende: "Appealing characters, a fast-paced plot, and a successfully imagined killer add up to great entertainment. Definitely recommended." Library Journal


March: Bark: Stories, Lorrie Moore ... Be Careful What You Wish For, Jeffrey Archer ... Black Horizon, James Grippando ... Bone Deep, Randy Wayne White ... The Bootlegger, Clive Cussler ... Cambridge, Susanna Kaysen ... Concealed in Death, J.D. Robb ... Don't Look for Me, Loren D. Estleman ... Missing You, Harlan Coben ... Night Broken, Patricia Briggs ... NYPD Red 2, James Patterson ... Power Play, Danielle Steel ... Steeped in Evil, Laura Childs ... Stone Cold, C.J. Box ... Tempting Fate, Jane Green ... Thankless in Death, J.D. Robb ... Trouble in Mind, Jeffrey Deaver ... Written in My Own Heart's Blood, Diana Gabaldon

April: By Its Cover, Donna Leon ... Carnal Curiosity, Stuart Woods ... Natchez Burning, Greg Iles ... Shadow Spell, Nora Roberts ... The Target, David Baldacci ... Warriors, Ted Bell

May: Field of Prey, John Sandford ... The Lincoln Myth, Steve Berry ... The One and Only, Emily Giffin ... The Temptation of Lila and Ethan, Jessica Sorensen ... Unlucky 13, James Patterson

June: Invisible, James Patterson ... The Matchmaker, Elin Hildenbrand ... Nantucket Sisters, Nancy Thayer ... The Red Room, Ridley Pearson ... Save the Date, Mary Kay Andrews ... Top Secret Twenty-One, Janet Evanovich ... Vertigo 42, Martha Grime