April Bestsellers

These bestsellers will be published in April.  Place your holds now.

The beginner's goodbye : a novel / by Anne Tyler

The beginner's goodbye : a novel / by Anne Tyler

Sharing a happy marriage with the plain and outspoken Dorothy, Aaron, a physically disabled man who spent his youth avoiding a controlling sister, is devastated by his wife's sudden death and moves through the grieving process with the help of her apparition.

The big cat nap : the 20th anniversary Mrs. Murphy mystery / Rita Mae Brown

The big cat nap : the 20th anniversary Mrs. Murphy mystery / Rita Mae Brown

When a series of inexplicable car accidents are attributed to driver error, Harry Harristeen knows that something is amiss and together with her intrepid team of feline, canine, and equine helpers, she begins to investigate.

Calico Joe

Calico Joe / John Grisham

Follows the divergent paths of a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher.

Capitol murder

Capitol murder : a novel of suspense / Phillip Margolin

Dana and Brad are brought together once again when the convicted serial killer they put away in escapes from death row and a new terrorist threat emerges.

Come Home

Come home / Lisa Scottoline

Rebalancing her life and career after a painful divorce, pediatrician Jill learns that her ex has died from an alleged overdose that her former stepdaughter believes was actually murder, a situation that forces Jill to choose between her duty to past circumstances and her future happiness.

Dorchester Terrace : A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Dorchester Terrace : A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel / Anne Perry

When evidence of a mole within the Special Branch is discovered, Thomas Pitt realizes that he cannot trust anyone; while his boss, Victor Narrawy, learns that Charlotte's aunt's friend might have unearthed war-provoking secrets.


Gypped / Carol Higgins Clark

Vacationing in California while her new husband, Jack, attends a business conference, private investigator Regan Reilly checks out a vegan family friend's concerns about an unscrupulous investment manager and uncovers a vast scam extending throughout theCalifornia coast.


The Innocent

The innocent / David Baldacci

Will Robie, a freelance hitman working for the government, rescues a teenage girl whose parents' disappearance may be linked to a vast, high-level cover-up.


The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection / Alexander McCall Smith

The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection / Alexander McCall Smith

The formidable talents of Precious Ramotswe are put to the test in the face of a mysterious disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter's school, assistant Grace Makutsi's early marital adjustments, and the appearance of the No. 1 Ladies' hero detective.

The lost years / Mary Higgins Clark

The lost years / Mary Higgins Clark

When an aging biblical scholar is fatally shot after revealing his possession of a unique parchment believed to have been written by Jesus, Father Aiden O'Brien investigates the victim's suspicions that a close friend was responsible, a case that is complicated by circumstances implicating the man's Alzheimer's victim wife.

The Road to Grace / Richard Paul Evans

The road to grace / Richard Paul Evans

Shattered by the sudden loss of his wife, home, and business, once-successful advertising executive Alan Christoffersen embarks on a cross-country backpacking journey during which he meets people who help him to gain profound spiritual understandings.

Sacre Bleu

Sacre bleu : A Comedy of Art / Christopher Moore

Baker-turned-painter Lucien Lessard and bon vivant Henri Toulouse-Lautrec vow to discover the truth behind the untimely death of their friend Vincent van Gogh, which leads them on a surreal odyssey and brothel-crawl deep into the art world of late-nineteenth-century Paris.

Unnatural Acts : A Stone Barrington Novel

Unnatural acts : A Stone Barrington novel / Stuart Woods

Hired by a hedge-fund billionaire whose son has gone missing, Stone Barrington and Holly Barker launch what they believe will be an open-and-shut investigation only to uncover links to one of the most wanted and dangerous men in the world.

What doesn't kill you / Iris Johansen

What doesn't kill you / Iris Johansen

Catherine Ling is instructed by assassin and master poisoner Hu Chang before being recruited by the CIA and pitted against a rogue operative in a race to obtain a deadly poison.

The Wind Through the Keyhole

The wind through the keyhole / Stephen King

Returns to the rich landscape of Mid-World in a story within a story about gunslinger Roland Deschain, who while investigating a murderous shape-shifter interviews a terrified teen who has witnessed the creature's most recent killing.


The Witness

The witness / Nora Roberts

Having had a traumatic experience twelve years prior, Abigail Lowery lives in a remote area in a house with high-tech security measures, but this only serves to further intrigue police chief Brooks Gleason, who aims to protect Abigail.

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