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Mystery & Thriller
The Broken Doll collection, Jeffrey Deaver
A sociopath cuts a path of destruction across the rural Midwest. In pursuit: a vigilante detective and a prosecutor, one bent on revenge, the other on virtue. And in the wrong place at the wrong time: a doctor in a life-and-death moral struggle. Barreling toward justice, their fates converge in these four interlocking short stories of cunning misdirection.
Say You’re Sorry, Melinda Leigh
In the first book of the best-selling series from No. 1 Wall Street Journal best-selling author Melinda Leigh, former prosecutor Morgan Dane faces the most personal—and deadly—case of her lifetime.
The Influencer, Joyce Maynard
Insta fame has deadly repercussions in a timely short story of dark psychological suspense by New York Times best-selling author Joyce Maynard.
The Wehrwolf, Alma Katsu
Alma Katsu, the visionary author of The Fervor, The Hunger, and The Deep, brings readers a terrifying short story about monsters among men—and the thin lines that divide them.
A Merciful Death, Kendra Elliot
FBI special agent Mercy Kilpatrick has been waiting her whole life for disaster to strike. A prepper since childhood, Mercy grew up living off the land—and off the grid—in rural Eagle’s Nest, Oregon. Until a shocking tragedy tore her family apart and forced her to leave home. Now, a predator known as the cave man is targeting the survivalists in her hometown, murdering them in their homes, stealing huge numbers of weapons, and creating federal suspicion of a possible domestic terrorism event. But the crime scene details are eerily familiar to an unsolved mystery from Mercy’s past.
The Bookstore Sisters, Alice Hoffman
From New York Times best-selling author Alice Hoffman comes a heartfelt short story about family, independence, and finding your place in the world.
The World Played Chess, Robert Dugoni
Best-selling author Robert Dugoni returns with an emotionally arresting follow-up to The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell.
Moment in Time, Suzanne Redfearn
From the best-selling author of In an Instant comes a heartrending story about the power of friendship during the most challenging moments in life.
Have You Seen Luis Velez?, Catherine Ryan Hyde
New York Times best-selling author Catherine Ryan Hyde brings heartwarming authenticity to the story of two strangers who find that kindness is a powerful antidote to fear.
Some truths are carefully concealed; others merely forgotten. In this spellbinding collection, Tomi Champion-Adeyemi, Lev Grossman, Alix E. Harrow, Tamsyn Muir, Garth Nix, Nghi Vo, and Veronica G. Henry create characters who venture into the depths where others fear to tread. But when forbidden knowledge is the ultimate power, how far can they go before the darkness consumes them?
The Quarter Storm, Veronica G. Henry
A practitioner of Vodou must test the boundaries of her powers to solve a ritual murder in New Orleans and protect everything she holds sacred.
The Raven Spell, Luanne G. Smith
In Victorian England a witch and a detective are on the hunt for a serial killer in an enthralling novel of magic and murder by the Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestselling author of The Vine Witch.
Non-Fiction & Memoir
I Choose Darkness, Jenny Lawson
From cheap costumes to creepy dolls to questionable candy, No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Jenny Lawson weaves a hauntingly hilarious account of her ongoing—sometimes outrageous—Halloween life.
This Is How We Do It: A Pep Talk, Kevin Hart
Entertainment icon Kevin Hart, the No. 1 New York Times best-selling author of I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons, shares 15 heartfelt lessons about harnessing your potential in the here and now.
If You Tell, Gregg Olsen
No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Gregg Olsen’s shocking and empowering true-crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother’s house of horrors.
A Touch of Darkness, Scarlett St. Clair
From best-selling author Scarlett St. Clair comes a dark and enthralling reimagining of the Hades and Persephone Greek myth.
Resting Scrooge Face, Meghan Quinn
From USA Today and Amazon Charts best-selling author Meghan Quinn comes a festive short romance about old flames and mistaken identities.
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