October Bestsellers

October is a big month for new bestsellers.  Place your holds on these popular titles now.

Bone Bed

The Bone Bed / Patricia Cornwell

Receiving a grisly communication in the wake of an eminent Canadian paleontologist's disappearance, Kay Scarpetta investigates the discovery of a body in Boston Harbor and clues about other unsolved cases, a situation that makes Scarpetta wonder who she can trust.

Last Man / Vince Flynn

The Last Man / Vince Flynn

When a CIA black ops master with ties to disreputable figures in Afghanistan goes missing, Mitch Rapp is ordered to track down the missing man at all costs and finds himself enmeshed in a dangerous plot involving the interests of numerous countries.

Live by Night

Live by Night / Dennis Lehane

In 1926, during Prohibition, Joe Coughlin defies his strict law-and-order upbringing by climbing a ladder of organized crime that takes him from Boston to Cuba, where he encounters a dangerous cast of characters who are all fighting for their piece of the American dream.

Mad River  John Sandford

Mad River / John Sandford

When three teenagers with dead-end prospects begin a killing and robbery spree through rural Minnesota and send footage of their exploits to a local television station, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers joins a growing number ofcops trying to stop them.


NYPD Red / James Patterson

Detective Zach Jordan investigates a series of brutal, public crimes that coincide with the arrival of dozens of glamorous celebrities in town for parties and premieres.

The Panther  Nelson DeMille

The Panther / Nelson DeMille

Anti-terrorist task force agent John Corey and his FBI agent wife, Kate Mayfield, search for the mastermind behind the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen.

The Racketeer  John Grisham

The Racketeer / John Grisham

When a federal judge and his secretary fail to appear for a scheduled trial and panicked clerks call for an FBI investigation, a harrowing murder case ensues and culminates in the imprisonment of a lawyer who imparts the story of who killed the judge and why.

Sleep No More  Iris Johansen

Sleep No More / Iris Johansen

Entreated by her mother to help find a missing woman who has escaped from a mental hospital, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is shocked to discover the woman's true identity and enlists the help of rogue FBI profiler Kendra Michaels to survive a plot by a killer who is targeting her family.

The Twelve  Justin Cronin

The Twelve / Justin Cronin

Survivors of a government-induced apocalypse endure their violent and disease-stricken world while protecting their loved ones; while a century into the future, members of a transformed society determinedly search for the original twelve virals.

Winter Dream

A Winter Dream / Richard Paul Evans

A holiday tale inspired by the biblical story of Joseph and the coat of many colors follows the modern story of Joe, who after being forced out of the family business by jealous siblings becomes the chief advisor to the CEO of another company and his own family's savior in the face of a troubled economy.

nbm Summaries from publishers materials.