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Hot Forthcoming Titles: December 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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Canto Bight by Saladin Ahmed

A collection of stories brings to the life the inhabitants and visitors of a mysterious casino city Canto Bight, which will be featured in the forthcoming film Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Media tie-in.

Release Date: 12/05/2017

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The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Now orphaned, Vasya is thrown out of her home by the villagers, who suspect her of witchery, and faces the grim choice of life in a convent or marriage to a Muscovite prince. Instead, she disguises herself as a boy, leaps on her horse, and rides off to glory as she battles bandits and a growing threat to the kingdom that only she has the power to counter. Bear and the Nightingale, book 2 Star Review

Release Date: 12/05/2017

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The Importance of Being Urnest by Sandra Balzo

The choice of an antique silver coffee urn as the final resting place for elderly Celeste Bouchard's ashes might raise eyebrows but Maggie has other things on her mind – should she marry Sheriff Jake Pavlik, currently taking refuge with her thanks to an escaped convict? Even so, she is soon drawn into a difficult and dangerous puzzle. Maggy Thorsen, book 10

Release Date: 12/01/2017

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Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini

Educated in math and science by her mother, the only legitimate child of Lord Byron is introduced into London society before forging a bond with Charles Babbage and using her talents to become the world's first computer programmer.

Release Date: 12/05/2017

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Blood Truth by Matt Coyle

Rick Cahill opens a safe hidden in his childhood home for decades, uncovering layers of clues to his father’s disgrace and painful death and encountering powerful forces intent on keeping the past buried. Rick Cahill, book 4

Release Date: 12/05/2017

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The Wanted by Robert Crais

When single mom Devon asks investigator Elvis Cole and partner Joe Pike to look into her son's sudden wealth, they find that it stems from a series of high-end burglaries that turn deadly. Elvis Cole and Joe Pike, book 6

Release Date: 12/26/2017

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Murder in July by Barbara Hambly

When the body of a mysterious Englishman is found floating in New Orleans’ New Basin Canal, Benjamin January uncovers a link to another unsolved murder in Paris nine years before. Now he must unravel the earlier murder in order to solve this second killing. At stake are the lives of his wife, son and unborn child. Benjamin January : New Orleans, book 1

Release Date: 12/01/2017

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Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins

Returning to her hometown in the hopes of reconciling with her estranged family, a woman who recently survived a brush with death makes discoveries with the potential to heal the rift or permanently separate her from her surviving relatives.

Release Date: 12/26/2017

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Dark Dawn over Steep House by M.R.C. Kasasian

Detective Sidney Gower and his ward, March Middleton, must solve a mystery that involves a Prussian Count, two damsels in distress, a Chinese man from Wales, a gangster looking for love and the shadowy ruin of a once-loved family home, Steep House. Gower Street Detective, book 5 Star Review

Release Date: 12/05/2017

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The Coven by Graham Masterton

An orphaned apothecary’s daughter becomes suspicious after 12 girls go missing from their jobs at a factory and the owner claims they were witches sacrificed by Satan. Beatrice Scarlet, book 2

Release Date: 12/01/2017

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Year One by Nora Roberts

With the world in chaos and survivors heading west, those immune to the sickness that decimated half the world's population and the gifted are targeted by the authorities. Chronicles of The One, book 1 Star Review

Release Date: 12/05/2017

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The Demon Crown by James Rollins

The members of Sigma Force reluctantly join forces with their most hated enemy to stop a primordial threat with ties to the American Civil War and the secret work of Alexander Graham Bell. Sigma Force, book 13

Release Date: 12/05/2017