January 2021

American Traitor, Brad TaylorAssisting a witness’ flight from murderous foreign agents, Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill uncover a plot to trigger a war between China and Taiwan by destabilizing the latter’s government and digital defenses.


Before She Disappeared, Lisa GardnerInvestigating the cold-case disappearance of a Haitian teen in a gritty Boston neighborhood, Frankie Elkin navigates resident and police resistance as well as the challenges of her own sobriety before risking her life to uncover the truth.


The Children’s Blizzard, Melanie BenjaminDraws on oral histories of the Great Plains blizzard of 1888 to depict the experiences of two teachers, a servant, and a reporter who risk everything to protect the children of immigrant homesteaders.


The Lost Boys, Faye KellermanDetectives Peter Decker and Tyler McAdams link two suspicious disappearances from an assisted living facility to the case of three missing campers, before the reappearance of a foster son’s biological mother upends Decker’s home life.


Neighbors, Danielle SteelA reclusive woman opens up her home to her neighbors in the wake of a devastating earthquake, setting off events that reveal secrets, break relationships apart, and bring strangers together to forge powerful new bonds.


The Russian, James PattersonInvestigating a trio of horrifying murders in three major U.S. cities against a backdrop of his impending nuptials, Detective Michael Bennett risks getting caught in a deadly trap set by a particularly elusive killer.


The Scorpion’s Tail, Lincoln ChildA sequel to Old Bones finds FBI agent Corrie Swanson and Santa Fe archaeologist Nora Kelly investigating the mummified corpse of a long-dead victim who died in agony while holding a mysterious 16th-century gold cross.


Tropic of Stupid, Tim DorseyEmbarking on a Sunshine State road trip to meet long-lost family members, Serge Storms discovers that he may be related to a notorious serial killer before encountering a park ranger with her own mysterious agenda.


Twenty, James GrippandoA nightmarish shooting at their daughter’s school finds Jack Swyteck and his law-enforcement officer wife, Andie, investigating a chief suspect’s alleged ties to Al Qaeda amid growing anti-Muslim fervor.


February 2021:  Blink of an Eye, Iris Johansen …  Faithless in Death, J.D. Robb … The Four Winds, Kristin Hannah … The Kaiser’s Web, Steve Berry … The Power Couple, Alex Berenson … Serpentine, Jonathan Kellerman …  The Survivors, Jane Harper

March 2021:  The Affair, Danielle Steel … The Bounty, Janet Evanovich … The Committed, Viet Thanh Nguyen … Eternal, Lisa Scottoline … A Matter of Life and Death, Phillip Margolin …The Other Emily, Dean Koontz …  The Red Book, James Patterson … Sunflower Sisters, Martha Hall Kelly … Win, Harlan Coben

April 2021:  Finding Ashley, Danielle Steel … The Good Sister, Sally Hepworth … Mother May I, Joshilyn Jackson … Ocean Prey, John Sandford … Turn a Blind Eye, Jeffrey Archer


May 2021:  21st Birthday, James Patterson … The Attack, W.E.B. Griffin … Find You First, Linwood Barclay … Legacy, Nora Roberts … The Newcomer, Mary Kay Andrews … The Saboteurs, Clive Cussler … Whereabouts, Jhumpa Lahiri


June 2021:  Dream Girl, Laura Lippman … Golden Girl, Elin Hilderbrand … The Kobalt Dossier, Eric Van Lustbader … Our Woman in Moscow, Beatriz Williams … The Personal Librarian, Marie Benedict … The President’s Daughter, James Patterson


July 2021:  The Bone Code, Kathy Reichs … It’s Better This Way, Debbie Macomber … The Stranger in the Mirror, Liv Constantine …The Therapist, B.A. Paris