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Week of April 8, 2019

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Week of April 8, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 8th include the Man Booker Prize finalist WASHINGTON BLACK by Esi Edugyan, a dazzling adventure story about a boy who rises from the ashes of slavery to become a free man of the world; HARRY AND MEGHAN, royal expert Katie Nicholl's intimate and informative portrait of Prince Harry, his marriage to Meghan Markle, and how their union is modernizing the Royal Family; TWENTY-ONE DAYS, the beginning of an all-new series from Anne Perry, in which a young lawyer races to save his client from execution, putting him at odds with his own father: Thomas Pitt, head of London’s Special Police Branch; and PATRIOT NUMBER ONE by Lauren Hilgers, the deeply reported story of one indelible family transplanted from rural China to New York City, forging a life between two worlds.

Ecstasy by Mary Sharratt - Historical Fiction

April 9, 2019

The Eighth Sister by Robert Dugoni - Thriller

April 9, 2019

Former CIA case officer Charles Jenkins is a man at a crossroads: in his early 60s, he has a family, a new baby on the way, and a security consulting business on the brink of bankruptcy. Then his former bureau chief shows up at his house with a risky new assignment: travel undercover to Moscow and locate a Russian agent believed to be killing members of a clandestine US spy cell known as the seven sisters. Desperate for money, Jenkins agrees to the mission and heads to the Russian capital. But when he finds the mastermind agent behind the assassinations --- the so-called eighth sister --- she is not who or what he was led to believe. Then again, neither is anyone else in this deadly game of cat and mouse.

Harry and Meghan: Life, Loss, and Love by Katie Nicholl - Biography

April 9, 2019

From his earliest public appearances as a mischievous redheaded toddler, Prince Harry has captured the hearts of royal enthusiasts around the world, while his marriage to Meghan Markle has only endeared him further. In HARRY AND MEGHAN, Britain's leading expert on the young royals offers an in-depth look at the wayward prince turned national treasure. Katie Nicholl sheds new light on growing up royal, Harry's relationship with his mother, his troubled youth and early adulthood, and how his military service in Afghanistan inspired him to create his legacy, the Invictus Games. She uncovers new information about Harry's past relationships and reveals the true story of his romance with Meghan Markle, the smart and spirited American who captured his heart.

Inheritance from Mother by Minae Mizumura - Fiction

April 9, 2019

Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Murder by Cutter Wood - True Crime

April 9, 2019

When a stolen car is recovered on the Gulf Coast of Florida, it sets off a search for a missing woman, local motel owner Sabine Musil-Buehler. Three men are named persons of interest --- her husband, her boyfriend, and the man who stole the car. Then the motel is set on fire; her boyfriend flees the county; and detectives begin digging on the beach of Anna Maria Island. Author Cutter Wood was a guest at Musil-Buehler’s motel as the search for her gained momentum, and he was drawn steadily deeper into the case. Driven by his own need to understand how a relationship could spin to pieces in such a fatal fashion, he began to talk with many of the people living on Anna Maria, and then with the detectives, and finally with the man presumed to be the murderer.

The Magnificent Esme Wells by Adrienne Sharp - Historical Fiction

April 9, 2019

The Neighborhood written by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Edith Grossman - Thriller

April 9, 2019

Our House by Louise Candlish - Psychological Thriller

April 9, 2019

When Fiona Lawson comes home to find strangers moving into her house, she's sure there's been a mistake. She and her estranged husband, Bram, have a modern co-parenting arrangement: bird's nest custody, where each parent spends a few nights a week with their two sons at the prized family home to maintain stability for their children. But the system built to protect their family ends up putting them in terrible jeopardy. In a domino effect of crimes and misdemeanors, the nest comes tumbling down. Now Bram has disappeared and so have Fiona's children. As events spiral well beyond her control, Fiona will discover just how many lies her husband was weaving and how little they truly knew each other.

The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes - Fiction

April 9, 2019

Side Life by Steve Toutonghi - Science Fiction/Thriller

April 9, 2019

Tin Man by Sarah Winman - Fiction

April 9, 2019

Ellis and Michael are 12-year-old boys when they first become friends, and for a long time it is just the two of them --- cycling the streets of Oxford, teaching themselves how to swim, discovering poetry, and dodging the fists of overbearing fathers. And then one day this closest of friendships grows into something more. But then we fast-forward a decade or so, to find that Ellis is married to Annie, and Michael is nowhere in sight. Which leads to the question: What happened in the years between?

Twenty-One Days: A Daniel Pitt Novel by Anne Perry - Historical Mystery

April 9, 2019

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan - Historical Fiction

April 9, 2019

When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton - Historical Fiction

April 9, 2019