BEST OF BARD: JANUARY 2019

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Dark Sacred Night
By Michael Connelly
DB 92899 / CL 18098

Working the night shift, LAPD detective Renée Ballard catches retired cop Harry Bosch going through cold-case files at Hollywood Station. He is looking into the unsolved murder of a fifteen-year-old runaway, and when Ballard hears the details of the brutal killing, she decides to help Bosch. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Long Road to Mercy
By David Baldacci
DB 92904 / CL 19082

Three decades after a kidnapper took her twin six-year-old sister, Atlee Pine works for the FBI as the lone agent responsible for protecting the Grand Canyon. So when one of the canyon mules is found stabbed to death–and its rider missing–Pine is called in to investigate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Ambush
By James Patterson and James O. Born
DB 92887 / CL 18085

An NYPD officer is taken down, and–despite the attackers’ efforts–it’s not Michael Bennett. But one of Bennett’s children sustains a mysterious injury and a series of murders follows, each with a distinct signature. Bennett taps his best investigators, who fan out across the five boroughs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Look alive twenty-five: a Stephanie Plum novel
By Janet Evanovich
DB 92905 / CL 19007

The Red River Deli in Trenton is world-famous for its pastrami and coleslaw–and for its disappearing managers. Over the past month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, each leaving behind only one shoe. Now the deli’s newest manager is Stephanie Plum. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Target: Alex Cross
By James Patterson
DB 92906 / CL 19039

When a sniper’s bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC, Alex Cross’s wife, Bree Stone–newly elevated chief of DC detectives–must prove herself. The Secret Service and the FBI also deploy, and Alex is tasked by the new president to lead the investigation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.