May Bestsellers

Spring brings many new bestsellers.  Place your holds on these popular titles that will be released in May.

And the mountains echoed / by Khaled Hosseini

And the mountains echoed / Khaled Hosseini

The best-selling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns presents a story inspired by human love, how people take care of one another and how choices resonate through subsequent generations.

Best kept secret / Jeffrey Archer

Embarking on a shared family life after the events of The Sins of the Father, Harry, Emma, Sebastian and Jessica find their happiness challenged by Emma's brother's engagement to a fortune-seeker, Sebastian's hedonist pursuits and a grudge-bearing enemy from the past who would destroy their careers.


A delicate truth / John le Carré

A delicate truth / John le Carré

Three years after the launch of a delicate counter-terrorist operation organized to capture a high-value jihadist arms buyer, a disgraced Special Forces soldier delivers a message that raises questions about the operation's success and a possible cover-up.


Inferno / Dan Brown

In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces--Dante's "Inferno"--as he battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle.

Long live the king / Fay Weldon

Long live the king / Fay Weldon

Following the restoration of the Dilberne fortune and manor at the turn of the twentieth century, Lord Robert and Lady Isobel get caught up in coronation plans for Edward VII, anticipate the birth of a grandchild, and debate the future of an orphaned niece.

Ophelia Cut

The Ophelia cut / John Lescroart

Defending old friend Moses McGuire against wrongful murder charges involving a man who raped his daughter, attorney Dismas Hardy risks his career when the case threatens to expose old secrets involving him and police lieutenant Abe Glitsky.

Robert B. Parker's Wonderland / Ace Atkins

Robert B. Parker's Wonderland / Ace Atkins

When boxing trainer and long-time friend Henry Cimoli asks for Spenser's help with a heavy-handed developer who is sending thugs to pressure Henry to sell his beachfront condo, Spenser and his apprentice, Zebulon Sixkill, follow a trail to a beautiful woman, a megalomaniac Vegas kingpin, and plans for a sprawling casino in Boston.

Silken prey / John Sandford

Silken prey / John Sandford

Investigating the murder of a political fixer who had blackmailed his ambitious heiress employer during a vicious smear campaign, Lucas Davenport follows disturbing leads to the Minneapolis police department and a ruthless woman who threatens his life.

A Step of Faith

A Step of faith / Richard Paul Evans

Embarking on a walking tour from Seattle to Key West after the losses of his beloved wife and business, Alan Christoffersen meets a series of people on his journey who impart lessons in love, sacrifice and forgiveness until a crisis in St. Louis threatens his healing progress.


Zero Hour

Zero hour / Clive Cussler

When a scientist discovers a possible way to tap an unlimited energy source using machines that cause massive earthquakes, Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and their NUMA teammates race against time to locate the scientist's machines underground and in a vast ocean trench to prevent catastrophic disasters.

nbm    Summaries from publisher materials.