THE SPANISH HOLOCAUST: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth Century Spainby Paul Preston
As Spain finally reclaims its historical memory, a full picture can now be given of the Spanish Holocaust — ranging from judicial murders to the abuse of women and children. The dogma of eugenics, terrorization, domination and mind control horrifyingly mirror the fascism of Italy and Germany.
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780393064766
AN ACCIDENTAL AFFAIR by Eric Jerome Dickey
James Thicke has channeled the intensity of his soul into twin passions — success as a screenwriter, and marriage to movie actress Regina Baptiste. In the midst of filming his latest script, he receives a video of his wife caught in the most compromising of situations. As James tries to protect Regina from Hollywood’s underbelly, lust, blackmail and revenge become his constant companions.
Dutton Adult * 9780525952343
CROSSING THE BORDERS OF TIME: A True Story of War, Exile, and a Love Reclaimed by Leslie Maitland
Leslie Maitland’s mother and grandparents fled Germany in 1938 for France, where, as Jews, they spent four years as refugees, the last two under risk of Nazi deportation. This sweeping account of one family’s escape from the turmoil of war-torn Europe hangs upon the intimate and deeply personal story of Maitland’s mother’s passionate romance with a Catholic Frenchman.
Other Press * 9781590514962
THE INNOCENT by David Baldacci
America has enemies — ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can’t stop. That’s when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target. But Robie may have just made the first — and last — mistake of his career.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446572996
A LAND MORE KIND THAN HOME by Wiley Cash
Adventurous and precocious, Jess Hall is enormously protective of his older brother, Christopher, a mute whom everyone calls Stump. Though their mother has warned them not to snoop, Stump can’t help sneaking a look at something he’s not supposed to — an act that will have catastrophic repercussions, shattering both his world and Jess’s.
William Morrow * 9780062088147
AN UNEXPECTED GUEST by Anne Korkeakivi
Clare Moorhouse’s day is complicated by the unexpected arrival of her son and a random encounter with a Turkish man, whom she discovers is a suspected terrorist. More unnerving is a recurring face in the crowd, one she never expected to see again. But it can’t be him — he’s been dead for 20 years….
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316196772
WAITING FOR SUNRISE by William Boyd
Lysander Rief, a young English actor, becomes caught up in a feverish affair with a beautiful, enigmatic woman. When she goes to the police to press charges of rape, however, he is stunned. Only a carefully plotted escape saves him from trial. But the frenzied getaway sets off a chain of events that steadily dismantles Lysander’s life as he knows it.
Harper * 9780061876769
WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU by Iris Johansen
When Catherine Ling’s old friend, Hu Chang, creates something so deadly, and completely untraceable, the chase is on to be the first to get it. With rogue operative John Gallo also on the hunt, Catherine finds herself pitted against a group so villainous and a man so evil that she may not survive the quest to protect those she cares about.
St. Martin’s Press * 9780312651237
WISH YOU WERE HERE by Graham Swift
On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, Jack Luxton receives the news that his brother, not seen for years, has been killed in combat in Iraq. For Jack and his wife, Ellie, this will have unexpected, far-reaching effects. For Jack in particular, it means a crucial journey: to receive his brother’s remains and to confront his most secret, troubling memories.
Knopf * 9780307700124
THE WITNESS by Nora Roberts
Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever.
Putnam Adult * 9780399159121