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Hot Forthcoming Titles: January 2017

Check out these new upcoming titles from some of your favorite authors. Place your holds to be first in line when they come out!

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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

A debut novel inspired by Russian fairy tales follows the experiences of a wild young girl, Vasya who taps the mysterious powers of a precious necklace given to her father years earlier to save her village from dark and dangerous forces. Star Review

Release Date: 1/10/2017

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The Prisoner by Alex Berenson

Forced to resume an old undercover identity as an al Qaeda jihadi to unmask a CIA mole, John Wells gets close to an ISIS prisoner in a secret Bulgarian prison, where he confronts the profoundly cruel and ambitious plans of increasingly formidable terrorist organizations.

Release Date: 1/31/2017

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The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian

When a sleepwalker who has experienced episodes of near violence while unconscious goes missing, her eldest daughter, Lianna, finds herself drawn to a lead detective who seems to know more than he is revealing.

Release Date: 1/10/2017

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The Girl Before by J. P. Delaney

Seizing a unique opportunity to rent a one-of-a-kind house, a damaged young woman falls in love with the enigmatic architect who designed the residence, unaware that she is following in the footsteps of a doomed former tenant. Star Review

Release Date: 1/24/2017

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Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner

After a double murder signals the start of a shooting spree through the wilds of Oregon, Quincy and Rainie's main suspect is the older brother of the thirteen-year-old orphan they plan to adopt. Star Review

Release Date: 1/31/2017

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The Nowhere Man by Gregg Hurwitz

After reinventing himself as the Nowhere Man, Evan Smoak finds himself murderously pursued by the new head of the Orphan program and turns the tables on captors who find themselves trapped with Smoak in a virtual cage. Star Review

Release Date: 1/17/2017

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Fatal by John T. Lescroart

A fleeting crush becomes a dangerous obsession for a married woman who shares an intense encounter with a man she meets at a dinner party before a chilling act of violence marks the first of a series of horrifying events. Star Review

Release Date: 1/24/2017

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Never Never by James Patterson

With her brother under arrest for a series of brutal murders in Sydney, Harriet Blue's chief wants the hot-headed detective kept far from the press. So he assigns her a deadly new case - in the middle of the outback.

Release Date: 1/16/2017

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Rather Be the Devil by Ian Rankin

Maverick investigator John Rebus gains dangerous enemies upon reopening a cold case from the 1970s involving the murder of a wealthy socialite.

Release Date: 1/31/2017

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The Mistress by Danielle Steel

Natasha, the innocent and loyal mistress of Russian oligarch Vladimir Stanislas, strikes up a friendship with gifted artist Theo Luca that opens her eyes to the freedoms she can never have with Vladimir.

Release Date: 1/03/2017

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Ring of Fire by Brad Taylor

Learning of an imminent terrorist attack on the U.S., Pike Logan, Jennifer Cahill, and the Taskforce race against time to stop catastrophic events in multiple locations.

Release Date: 1/10/2017

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Below the Belt by Stuart Woods

Newly ensconced in his Santa Fe abode with a lovely female companion, Stone Barrington receives a call from an old friend requesting a delicate favor.

Release Date: 1/03/2017