February Bestsellers

February bestsellers will hit the shelves soon.  Place your holds on these popular titles now.

Alex Cross, Run

Alex Cross, run / James Patterson

In the aftermath of a disgraced plastic surgeon's release from prison, Detective Alex Cross investigates the murder of a young mother whose newborn has disappeared, a case that is further complicated by two additional killings.

 Calculated in Death Robb, J. D.
Calculated in death / J. D. Robb
 
When Marta Dickenson, a well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother, is murdered, Lieutenant Eve Dallas immerses herself in her billionaire husband Roarke's world of big business to discover who arranged a hit on an innocent woman.
 
Guilt

Guilt / Jonathan Kellerman

When he is consulted on a cold case involving the discovery of infant remains at a neglected Tudor mansion, psychologist Alex Delaware, tracing the long history of past residents, is led down a bloody path littered with unspeakable cruelty.

 

Hit me : a Keller novel / Lawrence Block

Hit me / Lawrence Block

With a new wife and a baby on the way, Keller, a.k.a. Nicholas Edwards, is done killing people for money until a phone call from Dot draws him back into the old game, taking him to Dallas to settle a domestic dispute to New York, where people might remember him.

The night ranger / Alex Berenson

The night ranger / Alex Berenson

When four friends working at a giant refugee camp in Kenya for Somalis are hijacked by bandits, John Wells, brought in to find them, goes undercover in a country that isn't his usual playing field where he discovers the complex truth behind the kidnappings.

 

Red Velvet Cupcake Murder

Red velvet cupcake murder / Joanne Fluke

When one of her famous Red Velvet cupcakes is thought to have caused the death of her rival--a scandalous Lake Eden legend who was trying to steal her boyfriend--Hannah Swensen becomes the unlikely suspect in a murder investigation and must whip up the real killer before someone else gets iced.

 

Storyteller

The storyteller / Jodi Picoult

Becoming friends with Josef Weber, an old man who is particularly loved in her community, Sage Singer is shocked when one day he asks her to kill him and reveals why he deserves to die, causing her to question her beliefs.

 

Touch & Go

Touch & go / Lisa Gardner

When Justin and Libby Denbe, along with their beautiful 15-year-old daughter, disappear, investigator Tessa Leone must race against time to expose the Denbes' darkest secrets to discover who would want to kidnap such a perfect little family and just how far they are willing to go.

 

A week in winter / by Maeve Binchy

A week in winter / Maeve Binchy

Binchy's final novel follows the efforts of a woman who against the opinions of local detractors turns a coastal Ireland mansion into a holiday resort and receives an assortment of first guests who throughout the course of a week share laughter and the heartache of respective challenges.

 

nbm; summaries from publisher materials

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