Adult Bestsellers Coming Soon

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Smiley, Jane

General

From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author of A Thousand Acres: a mystery set in 1850s Gold Rush California, as two young prostitutes—best friends Eliza and Jean—follow a trail of missing girls.
 

Brooks-Dalton, Lily

General

“A luminous and wrenching portrait of a frighteningly possible future," The Light Pirate is a hopeful, sweeping story of survival and resilience spanning one extraordinary woman’s lifetime as she navigates the uncertainty, brutality, and arresting beauty of a rapidly changing world (Booklist, starred review).
 

Lipsyte, Sam

General

A darkly comic mystery by the author of Hark and The Ask set in the vibrant music scene of early 1990s New York City.
 

McCarthy, Cormac

General

The best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Road returns with the second volume of The Passenger series: Stella Maris is an intimate portrait of grief and longing, as a young woman in a psychiatric facility seeks to understand her own existence.
 

Spotswood, Stephen

Mystery

In the newest entry into the Nero Award-winning Pentecost & Parker Mystery series ("my new favorite sleuthing duo"— Sarah Weinman, The New York Times Book Review), Lillian and Will are hot on the trail of a serial killer whose murders are stranger than fiction. From the author of Fortune Favors the Dead and Murder Under Her Skin.
 

Lovesey, Peter

Mystery

The cast and crew of a hit British TV show are rumored to be cursed—but are these spooky deaths coincidences or murder? It's up to Bath detective Peter Diamond to find out.
 

Jones, Darynda

Mystery

The blockbuster conclusion to the bestselling Sunshine Vicram trilogy, A Hard Day for a Hangover will have readers laughing and cheering to the very last page.

Beaton, M. C.

Mystery

Beloved New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's cranky, crafty Agatha Raisin—the star of her own hit T.V. series—is back on the case again in Devil's Delight.
 

Higashino, Keigo

Mystery

In this mind-bending sequel from the international bestselling author Keigo Higashino, Tokyo Police Detective Kaga finds himself forced to try and makes sense of a most unusual murder.
 

Dailey, Janet

Romance

Can the good old-fashioned warmth of a rural small town make a broken family whole? New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey explores the healing power of love and the enduring allure of the drive-in movie theater in the latest novel in her New Americana series . . .

Dev, Sonali

Romance

Living on their own terms means being there for one another.

Cook, Robin

Thriller

In this exhilarating medical mystery-thriller by Robin Cook, fan favorites Jack and Laurie are lured into the dark underbelly of hospital dangers when an internist is murdered.
 

de Leon, Aya

Thriller

Two-time International Latino Book Award-winning author Aya de León brings her unique blend of commercial fiction, timely social commentary, and sexy, page-turning storytelling in a novel of climate change in which the personal and the political collide for one woman torn between her own survival and the survival of the planet.
 

Lindsay, Jeff

Thriller

A fearless thief and master of disguise plots an impossible crime in Book 3 of the Riley Wolfe series
 

Summaries provided by DPL's catalog unless otherwise noted. Click on each title to view more information.