Falling by Jane Green – Seeking independence and happiness away from her upper-crust British life, Emma moves first to Manhattan and then to Connecticut, where she renovates a cottage at the side of a handyman single father with whom she plans a future before a twist of fate redefines her beliefs about hone.

Among the Wicked by Linda Castillo – Going undercover to infiltrate a reclusive Amish community and investigate the death of a young girl, chief of police Kate Burkholder unearths a dangerous world of secrets and shocking crimes that are complicated by her limited ability to contact the outside world.

Killer Look by Linda Fairstein – The shady underside of glamour challenges Alex Cooper, Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, who embark on a murder investigation at the heights of New York City’s fashion week to expose dark undercurrents in the garment district and the machinations of a resolved killer.

Black Widow by Daniel Silva – The latest entry in the series starring the inimitable art restorer, assassin and spy Gabriel Allon is set in the aftermath of a shocking event in Paris.

Night and Day by Iris Johansen – Targeted by enemies who would murder Cara Delaney, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan risks everything close to her heart in a high-suspense conclusion to the story-arc trilogy.

A Colorado Christmas by William and J.A. Johnston – At Sugarloaf Ranch, Smoke and Sally Jensen prepare to welcome Preacher home for the holidays-unaware that their friend is trailed by a storm full of trouble.

Magic by Danielle Steel – A tale set against a backdrop of the glamorous annual White Diners in Paris traces the experiences of longtime participant Jean-Philippe Dumas, who at the sides of three couples reflects on friendship love and magical possibilities on a life-changing night.

White Bone by Ridley Pearson – When partner, Grace Chu’s, cover is blown while on a dangerous assignment, ex-military contractor John Knox races to assist while struggling to convince her handlers of the threat, trace the theft of a high value AIDS vaccine and elude violent ivory poachers.