Our patrons’ fiction favs
Mysteries and thrillers continue to top our patrons’ must-read lists. Check out the five most checked out titles at CCPL.
#5 – “Devoted in Death ” by J.D. Robb
Ella-Loo and her boyfriend, Darryl, had been separated while Darryl was a guest of the state of Oklahoma, and now that his sentence has been served they don’t ever intend to part again. Ella-Loo’s got dreams. And Darryl believes there are better ways to achieve your dreams than working for them. So they hit the road, and when their car breaks down in Arkansas, they make plans to take someone elses. Then things get messy and they wind up killing someone an experience that stokes a fierce, wild desire in Ella-Loo. A desire for Darryl. And a desire to kill again.
#4 – “The Murderer’s Daughter” by Jonathan Kellerman
A brilliant, deeply dedicated psychologist, Grace Blades has a gift for treating troubled souls and tormented psyches perhaps because she bears her own invisible scars: Only five years old when she witnessed her parents deaths in a bloody murder-suicide, Grace took refuge in her fierce intellect and found comfort in the loving couple who adopted her. But even as an adult with an accomplished professional life, Grace still has a dark, secret side. When her two worlds shockingly converge, Grace’s harrowing past returns with a vengeance.
#3 – “The End Game: Brit in the FBI” by Catherine Coulter
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter, the explosive new addition to the remarkable thriller series featuring Nicholas Drummond and Mike Caine. Working with the CIA, the Secret Service, Mossad, MI-5, and even Savich and Sherlock, Nicholas and his team put their lives on the line to prevent another conflagration and save the President.
#2 – “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkings
Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. Their life, as she sees it, is perfect but then she sees something shocking. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved.
#1 – “Make Me: A Jack Reacher Novel” by Lee Child
“Why is this town called Mother’s Rest?” That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal.
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