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New Fiction Books You Need To Read Right Now!


As we turn the calendar to March we are reminded that spring  is just around the corner.  But it’s still winter for a bit, so now’s the best time to get as much reading in as possible. You’ll also want to check out some of the fantastic new fiction releases that we have here at the Otis Library.

The books featured below  are nothing short of a punch to the heart, and you’ll feel a wave of emotions as you watch these characters fight to define themselves. This month’s reading is driven by suspense.


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Get ready for long nights of frantic page turning, because you are not going to be able to put down some of these amazing reads.

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Beyond danger

Martin, Kat.
New York, NY : Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]

Accused of murdering his former state senator father, Beau Reese must place his trust in private investigator Cassidy Jones, who believes in his innocence and sets out to find the truth, while trying to deny her attraction to him.

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By Invitation Only

Frank, Dorothea Benton, author.
HarperCollins 2018

A young, sophisticated Chicago woman falls for the owner of a farm on Johns Island, a lush lowcountry paradise off the coast of South Carolina, and trades the bustle of cosmopolitan city life for the vagaries of a small Southern community. By the best-selling author of The Hurricane Sisters. 250,000 first printing. Tour.

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The bomb maker

Perry, Thomas, 1947- author.
New York, NY : The Mysterious Press, 2018.

A bomb is more than a weapon. A bomb is an expression of the bomber’s thoughts about you, his predictions of your behavior–a performance designed to fool you into making one fatally wrong move. In The Bomb Maker, Edgar Award-winning author Thomas Perry introduces us to the dark corners of a mind intent on transforming a simple machine into an act of murder–and to those committed to preventing that outcome at any cost. 

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City of endless night

Preston, Douglas J., author.
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2018.

It begins as a manhunt for Grace Ozmian, the missing daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire. At first, the NYPD assumes Grace, beautiful, reckless, and a regular feature of the local tabloids, has simply sped off on another wild adventure. But the case becomes something altogether different when the young woman’s body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found.

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Dark in death

Robb, J. D., 1950- author.
New York : St. Martin’s Press, 2018.

 It was a stab in the dark. On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan’s neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square.

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Fall from grace : a novel

Steel, Danielle, author.
New York : Delacorte Press, [2018]

 From #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel comes the gripping story of a woman who loses everything–her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom.


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Girl unknown : a novel

Perry, Karen, 1974- author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]

David and Caroline Connolly are swimming successfully through their marriage’s middle years– The Connollys know and care for each other deeply. Then one early fall afternoon, a student appears in David’s university office and says, “I think you might be my father.” What happens when their hard-won family happiness meets a hard-luck beautiful girl?

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Just between us : a novel

Drake, Rebecca, author.
New York : St. Martin’s Press, 2018.

Four suburban mothers conspire to cover up a deadly crime.


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The Last Jedi

Fry, Jason, author.
New York : Random House Inc 2018.

From the ashes of the Empire has arisen another threat to the galaxy’s freedom: the ruthless First Order. Fortunately, new heroes have emerged to take up arms–and perhaps lay down their lives–for the cause.

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The perfect stranger : a novel

Miranda, Megan, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

A journalist sets out to find a missing friend, a friend who may never have existed at all.

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The trapped girl

Dugoni, Robert, author.
Seattle : Thomas & Mercer, [2017]

When a woman’s body is discovered submerged in a crab pot in the chilly waters of Puget Sound, Detective Tracy Crosswhite finds herself with a tough case to untangle.


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The wife between us

Hendricks, Greer, author.
New York : St. Martin’s Press, 2018.

The divorce has just become final, and Richard is already engaged to someone. One woman is determined to change that situation– no matter what it takes. Soon a tangle of lies binds her life with those of Richard and his new fiancée. A tangle of lies– that hide some dangerous truths.



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