HIDDEN BODIES by Caroline  Kepnes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"With its scathing social satire and loathsome yet strangely charming leading man, Kepnes' sophomore effort is well worth the read."
Charming, literature-loving psychopath Joe Goldberg, who dispatched his last lover plus three others, returns with his eyes on a new prize in this darkly humorous follow-up to You (2014). Read full book review >
THE MISTAKE I MADE by Paula Daly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A slow start, hypnotic storyline, and overly neat ending make this not one of Daly's best."
A woman strikes a deal with a very rich lover and lives to regret it. Read full book review >

ONE YEAR AFTER by William R. Forstchen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Fail Safe collides with Norman Rockwell in this fitfully entertaining novel about an America ripped apart at its seams."
Two years after futuristic electromagnetic pulse weapons linked to Iran and North Korea killed more than 80 percent of Americans, the survivors in a North Carolina town have more than marauding thieves, rationing, a lack of electricity, and other technological setbacks to cope with. Read full book review >
INJUSTICE by Lee Goodman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Goodman's legal thriller has plenty of entertaining twists and turns but is short on credibility."
If it weren't for bad news, federal prosecutor Nick Davis wouldn't have any news at all in Goodman's follow-up to Indefensible (2014).Read full book review >
DARK WATERS by Chris Goff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A story in need of better research, fewer coincidences, and a more definitive ending."
An American diplomat, an Israeli agent, and a radical group fight to control the flow of critical and deadly information in Goff's first thriller. Read full book review >

THE DROWNING by Camilla Läckberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Filled with Hitchcock-ian twists, Läckberg's latest mesmerizes."
After publishing his debut novel to critical acclaim, Christian Thydell seems terribly anxious. Could his novel hold the clues to a mystery? Read full book review >
THE KILLING KIND by Chris Holm
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Who will best whom is by no means obvious in this fast-moving, witty tale of good guy versus bad guy versus worse guy."
A fast-moving thriller with a clever premise. Read full book review >
SAVING SOPHIE by Ronald H. Balson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Complex where it should be simple and vice versa."
A Chicago lawyer resorts to embezzlement and negotiation with terrorists after his daughter is kidnapped. Read full book review >
SPEAK THE DEAD by Grant McKenzie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Despite the blood, guts, and falling bodies, McKenzie shoots for a light, bantering tone, which falls flat."
Violence, death, and destruction haunt a young woman and the detective who wants to save her in McKenzie's latest. Read full book review >
MINUTE ZERO by Todd Moss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A brilliantly orchestrated realpolitik thriller, Moss' second effort is as instructive as it is exciting."
State Department crisis expert Judd Ryker is dispatched to Zimbabwe to help manage a potentially explosive election pitting the nation's corrupt six-term president against an outspoken female challenger. Read full book review >
THE END GAME by Catherine Coulter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"The third in the series featuring the brilliant Brit (The Lost Key, 2014, etc.) adds scary technology to physical action to produce a tip-top thriller."
The FBI goes after a most unusual group of terrorists. Read full book review >
THE KILLING LESSONS by Saul Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Aficionados may fault Black for allowing the police at least one major oversight, but most readers will likely be too engrossed or happily grossed out to do anything but whip through the pages."
Ending the rampage of two sadistic serial killers may depend on a substance-abusing homicide detective facing an old lover and an unknown nemesis in this raw and utterly readable thriller. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Vanessa Diffenbaugh
September 1, 2015

Vanessa Diffenbaugh is the New York Timesbestselling author of The Language of Flowers; her new novel, We Never Asked for Wings, is about young love, hard choices, and hope against all odds. For 14 years, Letty Espinosa has worked three jobs around San Francisco to make ends meet while her mother raised her children—Alex, now 15, and Luna, six—in their tiny apartment on a forgotten spit of wetlands near the bay. But now Letty’s parents are returning to Mexico, and Letty must step up and become a mother for the first time in her life. “Diffenbaugh’s latest confirms her gift for creating shrewd, sympathetic charmers,” our reviewer writes. View video >