New this week: An action novel, a couple of thrillers, a children’s book and a fantasy.


The Thief
Author: Clive Cussler
Country: United States
Genre(s): Thriller, Action
Publisher: Putnam
Publication date: March 6, 201216
Pages: 416

Two European scientists are targeted for their dramatic new invention that will revolutionize business, popular culture and perhaps more. It’s up to Van Dorn Detective Agency’s chief investigator, Isaac Bell to figure out who is behind the attacks before it is too late.


The 39 Clues Cahills vs. Vespers: The Dead of Night
Author: Peter Lerangis
Country: United States
Genre(s): Children’s, Adventure
Publisher: Scholastic Inc
Publication date: March 6, 2012
Pages: 336

When the Vespers kidnap 11-year-old Atticus, Dan and Amy are in for the struggle of their lives. They need to figure out how to outwit the Vespers or Atticus will die.


New York to Dallas
Author: J.D. Robb
Country: United States
Genre(s): Romance, Mystery, Thriller
Publisher: Berkley Mass Market
Publication date: March 6, 2012
Pages: 400

New York homicide cop Eve Dallas returns to the city of her childhood nightmares to deal with a notorious murderer/pedophile she had brought to justice as a rookie. Isaac McQueen has escaped New York’s Riker Island, and is on a mission to get revenge on the cop who brought him down.


Crucible of Gold
Author: Naomi Novik
Country: United States
Genre(s): Fantasy
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: March 6, 2012
Pages: 336

Captain Will Laurence and his fighting dragon Temeraire prepare to take flight after Laurence is reinstated to his former rank and seniority as a captain in the Aerial Corps. While Temeraire is thrilled, Laurence is less than pleased. He knows that personal honor and duty to one’s country do not always run a parallel course.

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New this week: An action novel, a couple of thrillers, a children's book and a fantasy. The Thief Author: Clive Cussler Country: United States Genre(s): Thriller, Action Publisher: Putnam Publication date: March 6, 201216 Pages: 416 Two European scientists are targeted for their dramatic new invention that will revolutionize business, popular culture and perhaps more. It's up...