New books for November

Kiss the girls and make them cry – Mary Higgins Clark – A #MeToo investigative journalist discovers that the man who once sexually assaulted her has become a successful industrialist on the brink of a billion-dollar deal.

Final option – Clive Cussler – Chairman Juan Cabrillo and his team of government-sponsored operatives hide their state-of-the-art weaponry and cutting-edge scientific technologies while navigating a dangerous mission aboard the Oregon.

The family upstairs – Lisa Jewell – Discovering the identity of her birth parents and her inheritance of a valuable mansion, 25-year-old Libby makes horrifying discoveries about the massacre and disappearances of her biological family.

The starless sea – Erin Morgenstern – Discovering a mysterious book of prisoner tales, a Vermont graduate student recognizes a story from his own life before following clues to a magical underground library that is being targeted for destruction.

Twisted twenty-six – Janet Evanovich – Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is challenged to protect one of her own when her suddenly widowed grandmother is targeted by ruthless gangsters.

The Andromeda Evolution – Daniel H. Wilson – A 50th-anniversary sequel to The Andromeda Strain finds a Brazilian drone detecting a bizarre anomaly in the middle of the jungle with the same chemical signature of the microparticle that nearly ended all life on Earth.

The fall of Richard Nixon – Tom Brokaw – The Presidential Medal of Freedom-winning former NBC host and author of the best-selling The Greatest Generation draws on his experiences as a young White House correspondent to recount the endgames of the Watergate scandal and the Nixon presidency.

The joy of cooking: 2019 Edition – Irma von Starkloff Rombauer – Revised and updated with more than 600 new recipes, a new edition of the classic cookbook, which has become a kitchen bible, combines classic recipes, new dishes and indispensable reference information for today’s home cooks.

A minute to midnight – David Baldacci – A high-action sequel to Long Road to Mercy continues the story of FBI agent Atlee Pine in the remote wilds surrounding the Grand Canyon in Shattered Rock, Arizona.

The confession club – Elizabeth Berg – Invited to join a supper club where friends in their community support each other throughout private setbacks, two women enduring difficult relationships discover the power of friendship and sharing their secrets.

The second sleep – Robert Harris – Arriving in a remote mid-15th-century Exmoor village, a young priest discovers his late predecessor’s possibly fatal obsession with the ancient coins, glass and human bones strewn throughout the region.

Tom Clancy code of honor – Marc Cameron – When an old college friend-turned-humanitarian is arrested in Indonesia amid false accusations, President Ryan assigns the Campus team to find answers at the same time he receives an ominous warning.

Rise of the Magicks – Nora Roberts – In a conclusion to the trilogy that began with Year One, Fallon finds the limits of her magick skills tested by the needs of the Purity Warrior victims at the same time she is confronted by an old nemesis.

Spy – Danielle Steel – Recruited as a spy during World War II, a stunningly beautiful young woman hides her dangerous double life from her foreign-service husband throughout the decades of the Cold War.

Sword of kings – Bernard Cornwell – A latest entry in the series that inspired, The Last Kingdom, continues the epic conquests and challenges of Uhtred of Bebbanburg as they shaped a fledgling Britain.

Under occupation – Alan Furst – A historical novel based on the true stories of Polish prisoners in Nazi Germany finds a young member of the French resistance in occupied Paris navigating increasingly dangerous assignments and the machinations of an enigmatic spy.