Auckland Libraries: All fiction new titles

All fiction new titles

Ngā Taitara paki hōu

Fan of crime, romance, sci-fi or other fiction genres? Look through our latest titles and discover a captivating story in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print, graphic novel or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

True
Small mouth demon  by Matt Zwartz

Small mouth demon

Matt Zwartz

Book

""Crypto currencies for the mainstream investor? I hate to break it to you, but if anything sounds like an oxymoron, Jimmy, then that's it." Hawk, dissolute advertising creative wunderkind, is given the project that might just save his career, rescue...

See more
The Hop  by Diana Clarke

The Hop

Diana Clarke

Book

"[T]he story of a poor scrappy girl from rural New Zealand who grows reluctantly into a sex icon, the face of a movement, and a mother, all at the same time. Kate Burns grows up wanting attention from her Ma, but her Ma wants only money and Kate learns...

See more
Outrageous horizon  by Adrien Bosc

Outrageous horizon

Adrien Bosc

Book

"March 1941. A converted cargo ship, the Paul-Lemerle, left Marseille on a voyage to the Caribbean, fleeing Vichy France and the devastation of the war. The ship was filled with immigrants from the East, exiled Spanish Republicans, Jews, stateless persons...

See more
Death's rival  by Faith Hunter

Death's rival

Faith Hunter

Book

"For a former vampire killer like Jane, having Leo Pellisier as boss took some getting used to. But now, someone is out to take his place as Master Vampire of the city of New Orleans, and they're not afraid to go through Jane to do it. After an attack...

See more
Liquid gold  by Owen Clough

Liquid gold

Owen Clough

Book

Australia is in crisis, water has vanished everywhere except the eastern states with the advent of global warming. The population from Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and The Northern Territory have migrated east with millions of Aussies...

See more
The devil's crossing  by William W. Johnstone

The devil's crossing

William W. Johnstone

Book

"Wagon trains carrying immigrants along the Oregon Trail are falling prey to outlaws. Most families surrender their valuables and goods peacefully, but anybody brave enough to resist gets a bullet. The gang's latest victim was a wagon master who sought...

See more
Happy is on hiatus  by A. C. (Artist C.) Arthur

Happy is on hiatus

A. C. (Artist C.) Arthur

Book

"When Rita McCall's twenty-three-year marriage goes up in flames, she leans on her cousins--and best friends--Sharae and Jemel for support. But they have issues going on in their own lives, too. And with the cousins at life-changing crossroads, it will...

See more
Six graves  by Angela Marsons

Six graves

Angela Marsons

Book

"At the scene of a house fire, Detective Kim Stone discovers that two teen aged children and their parents have died, each body marked by a gunshot wound, the mother holding the gun. Kim uncovers a tiny, vital clue that suggests someone else could be...

See more
Night & day  by Enni Amanda

Night & day

Enni Amanda

Book

"She lives on the other side of the world. He doesn't go beyond the corner store.TV producer Mia is torn between her work ambition and passion for songwriting. Facing a huge career choice, she embarks on a round-the-world trip to find answers. Soul s...

See more
Acts of love and war  by Maggie Brookes

Acts of love and war

Maggie Brookes

Book

"1936. Civil war is tearing Spain apart, and the world is on the brink of chaos... Twenty-one-year-old Lucy is frustrated with her constrained life in Hertfordshire, teaching and keeping house for her domineering father. But she is happy to be living...

See more
Dead man's axe  by Bing Turkby

Dead man's axe

Bing Turkby

Book

"Business is dead at the Pick Me guitar store. But that's not the only thing that's dying in town. Gene Stevens owns a gorgeous rare guitar - his favourite 'axe'. He wouldn't be seen dead without it. Until one day, he's seen dead with it. Somebody has...

See more
A secret about a secret  by Peter Spiegelman

A secret about a secret

Peter Spiegelman

Book

"A Secret About a Secret is a gripping new mystery about a shadowy government agent investigating a bizarre murder in an ominous research facility. Myles, an agent with the powerful and mysterious government agency Standard Division, is sent to investigate...

See more
The Slow Lane Walkers Club  by Rosa Temple

The Slow Lane Walkers Club

Rosa Temple

Book

"Daniel isn't used to living life in the slow lane. So when he finds himself unexpectedly jobless and back in his old Cornish hometown, he can't sit still. Hazel used to be adventurous too. But now widowed and in her eighties, she barely leaves the house....

See more
I'll be seeing you  by Robin Lee Hatcher

I'll be seeing you

Robin Lee Hatcher

Book

"Brianna Hastings's life seems dull and full of disappointment until a handsome young man visits her church. She's instantly smitten by the charming Greg, who leads an exciting, independent life - the kind of life she longs for. But when a college hi...

See more
It could be anyone  by Jaime Lynn Hendricks

It could be anyone

Jaime Lynn Hendricks

Book

"To anyone on their flight out of New York, they appear to be five best friends excited for a destination wedding in Miami. No one would guess that each of them has a reason to want the groom dead. Trevor Vaughn, the groom in question, wooed his bride-to-be...

See more
Just for today  by Nell Hudson

Just for today

Nell Hudson

Book

"The party has to end some time For Joni and her friends. London is a playground. While she adores the two young children she nannies by day, it's the nights she lives for: boozy al-fresco dinners, sneaking into private clubs, moonlit strolls on Hamp...

See more
Her last words  by E. V. (Novelist) Kelly

Her last words

E. V. (Novelist) Kelly

Book

" It's a crisp spring morning when Cass drops her husband, a respected lecturer, to the beach for his medically prescribed swim. While waiting for him, something catches her eye. A young woman runs towards her husband and embraces him - until he holds...

See more
Survive to fight  by Mark "Billy" Billingham

Survive to fight

Mark "Billy" Billingham

Book

"Matt Mason is attempting to put the army behind him, building a life for himself training anti-poaching forces on a Kenyan game reserve. He's looking forward to meeting up with his eldest child, Jo who has graduated naval college and taken a summer ...

See more
An exciting and vivid inner life  by Paul Dalla Rosa

An exciting and vivid inner life

Paul Dalla Rosa

Book

"Whether working in food service or in high-end retail, lit by a laptop in a sex chat or by the camera of an acclaimed film director, sharing a dangerous apartment in the city, a rooming house in China or a vacation rental in Mallorca, the protagonists...

See more
Thea and Denise  by Caroline Bond

Thea and Denise

Caroline Bond

Book

"Thea is confident, sorted, determined to have fun, but there are sorrows beneath the surface of her life. Denise is struggling under the weight of her many commitments and in desperate need of some excitement. When these polar opposites meet, and un...

See more
Sun damage  by Sabine Durrant

Sun damage

Sabine Durrant

Book

"A luxury house in France. A gathering of wealthy, reckless friends. And a woman on the run. Deep in the lavender fields of Provence, nine guests arrive at a luxury holiday home. They all know each other well, or at least they think they do. The only...

See more
Never the wind  by Francesco Dimitri

Never the wind

Francesco Dimitri

Book

"1996 - Luca Saracino is thirteen and has been completely blind for eight months when his parents move to a Southern Italian farmhouse they dream of turning into a hotel. With his brother dropping out of university and the family reeling from Luca's ...

See more
Secondhand bride  by Linda Lael Miller

Secondhand bride

Linda Lael Miller

Book

"The youngest McKettrick brother, Jeb, is the wild one who never could stay out of trouble. And trouble is what he gets when he proposes to Chloe Wakefield. No sooner had he and the pretty schoolteacher tied the knot than Jeb discovers she's already ...

See more
Vacationland  by Meg Mitchell Moore

Vacationland

Meg Mitchell Moore

Book

"Louisa has come to her parents' house in Maine this summer with all three of her kids, a barely written book, and a trunkful of resentment. Left behind in Brooklyn is her husband, who has promised that after this final round of fundraising at his startup...

See more
Until I find you  by Anna Smith

Until I find you

Anna Smith

Book

"Billie Carlson left the police force under a cloud. Once a promising young officer she now works as a private investigator, rooting out insurance scams and spying on cheating spouses. One morning a distraught young woman comes into her office saying...

See more
The good servant  by Fern Britton

The good servant

Fern Britton

Book

"1932. Dunfermline, Scotland. Marion Crawford, a bright, ambitious young teacher, is ready to make her mark on the world. Until a twist of fate changes the course of her life forever... 1936. Windsor Castle. At first this ordinary woman is in a new w...

See more
Murder before evensong  by Richard Coles

Murder before evensong

Richard Coles

Book

"Canon Daniel Clement is Rector of Champton. He has been there for eight years, living at the Rectory alongside his widowed mother - opinionated, fearless, ever-so-slightly annoying Audrey - and his two dachshunds, Cosmo and Hilda. When Daniel announces...

See more
By her own design  by Piper Huguley

By her own design

Piper Huguley

Book

"The incredible untold story of how Ann Lowe, a Black woman and granddaughter of slaves, rose above personal struggles and racial prejudice to design and create one of America's most famous wedding dresses of all time for Jackie Kennedy. 1953, New York...

See more
For the throne  by Hannah Whitten

For the throne

Hannah Whitten

Book

"Red and the Wolf have finally contained the threat of the Old Kings but at a steep cost. Red's beloved sister Neve, the First Daughter is lost in the Shadowlands, an inverted kingdom where the vicious gods of legend have been trapped for centuries and...

See more
Nora goes off script  by Annabel Monaghan

Nora goes off script

Annabel Monaghan

Book

"Nora Hamilton knows the formula for love better than anyone. As a romance channel screenwriter, it's her job. But when her too-good-to work husband leaves her and their two kids, Nora turns her marriage's collapse into cash and writes the best script...

See more
Good morning, love  by Ashley M. Coleman

Good morning, love

Ashley M. Coleman

Book

"Carlisa 'Carli' Henton is a musician and songwriter hoping to follow in her father's musical footsteps. But, biding her time until she makes it big in the music industry, she works as a junior account manager at a big-name media company to cover her...

See more
The seaplane on final approach  by Rebecca Rukeyser

The seaplane on final approach

Rebecca Rukeyser

Book

"Tourists arrive all summer, by boat or seaplane, at Lew and Maureen Jenkins's Lavender Island Wilderness Lodge in the Kodiak Archipelago, expecting adventure. But the spontaneity of their authentic 'Alaskan wilderness' experience is meticulously scr...

See more
It all comes down to this  by Therese Fowler

It all comes down to this

Therese Fowler

Book

"Meet the Geller sisters: Beck, Claire, and Sophie, a trio of strong-minded women whose pragmatic, widowed mother, Marti, will be dying soon and taking her secrets with her. Marti has ensured that her modest estate is easy for her family to deal with...

See more
These impossible things  by Salma El-Wardany

These impossible things

Salma El-Wardany

Book

"They recognized that they were all existing in a perfect moment, and eventually it would have to end. Other times it felt like it would always be this way. These Impossible Things charts the dreams and disappointments of a group of British Muslim wo...

See more
Birthday girl  by Niko Wolf

Birthday girl

Niko Wolf

Book

"New York in the 1990s - impoverished writer Jonathan Dainty takes his wife Maddie out to the beach for her birthday. Hours later he finds himself at the local police precinct trying to explain how on earth he let his wife get into a stranger's car, ...

See more
The gatekeeper  by James (Writer of suspense fiction) Byrne

The gatekeeper

James (Writer of suspense fiction) ...

Book

"A highly trained team of mercenaries launches a well-planned, coordinated attack on a well-guarded military contractor - but they didn't count on one thing, the right man being in the wrong place at the right time. Desmond Aloysius Limerick ("Dez" to...

See more
Ghost lover  by Lisa Taddeo

Ghost lover

Lisa Taddeo

Book

"Behind anonymous screens, an army of cool and beautiful girls manage the dating service Ghost Lover, a forwarding system for text messages that promises to spare you the anguish of trying to stay composed while communicating with your crush. At a st...

See more
Sleeping alone  by Ru Freeman

Sleeping alone

Ru Freeman

Book

"In this collection of rich and textured stories about crossing borders, both real and imagined, Sleeping Alone asks one of the fundamental questions of our times: What is the toll of feeling foreign in one's land, to others, or even to oneself? A cast...

See more
The blackbird  by Tim Weaver

The blackbird

Tim Weaver

Book

"Just before the crash, Cate and Aiden Gascoigne are recorded on CCTV, laughing and happy. Then their car plunges into a ninety-foot ravine. Within seconds, the vehicle is an inferno - and the Gascoignes are trapped inside. But when fire crews arrive,...

See more
A mirror mended  by Alix E. Harrow

A mirror mended

Alix E. Harrow

Book

"'A Mirror Mended' is the next installment in USA today bestselling author Alix E. Harrow's Fractured Fables series. Zinnia Gray, professional fairy-tale fixer and lapsed Sleeping Beauty is over rescuing snoring princesses. Once you've rescued a dozen...

See more
Violets  by Alex Hyde

Violets

Alex Hyde

Book

"A young woman, Violet, lies in a hospital bed in the closing days of World War Two. Her pregnancy is over and she is no longer able to conceive. With her husband deployed in Burma and her friends caught up in transitory love affairs, she must find a...

See more
Clive Cussler's Dark vector  by Graham Brown

Clive Cussler's Dark vector

Graham Brown

Book

"1808, South China Sea. The infamous Chinese Pirate Queen Ching Shih was as powerful as she was feared. When a rogue captain in her fleet dares defy her wishes, devastation awaits and a ship full of plundered treasure sinks into history's deeps. Kurt...

See more
Life before us  by Roisin Meaney

Life before us

Roisin Meaney

Book

"Meet George and Alice... Three facts about George: His daughter Suzi is the best thing in his life. His job teaching in the local primary school comes a close second. He's never tried online dating but there's a first time for everything. Three facts...

See more
All the horses of Iceland  by Sarah Tolmie

All the horses of Iceland

Sarah Tolmie

Book

"Filled with the magic and darkened whispers of a people on the cusp of major cultural change, this tale follows a Norse trader on his travels through Central Asia, where he barters for horses and returns with much, much more."--Provided by publisher...

See more
Red warning  by Matthew Quirk

Red warning

Matthew Quirk

Book

"CIA agent Sam Hudson has been hunting Konstantin, a Russian deep cover operative responsible for numerous murders on US and UK soil, for years - and he's finally picked up the trail in Geneva. But just as Sam is about to get vital intelligence, his source...

See more
The murder book  by Mark Billingham

The murder book

Mark Billingham

Book

"Tom Thorne finally has it all. In Nicola Tanner and Phil Hendricks, Thorne has good friends by his side. His love life is newly reformed by a promising relationship and he is happy in the job he has devoted his life to. As he sets off hunting the wo...

See more
Running scared  by Mandasue Heller

Running scared

Mandasue Heller

Book

"When Alexis 'Lexi' James falls out with her best mate Nicole over 'bad boy' Ryan King, it's just the beginning of a chain of events that go from bad to worse to deadly. Returning home one night to her high-rise flat, she finds her mother dead and her...

See more
The tulip tearooms  by Pamela (Novelist) Evans

The tulip tearooms

Pamela (Novelist) Evans

Book

"The Second World War is finally over when Lola Brown meets Harry Riggs at a dance. It is love at first sight but when Harry tells Lola that he is a policeman, her heart sinks. Lola's father is a petty criminal, and if Harry ever finds out and turns him...

See more
The book of secrets  by Fiona Kidman

The book of secrets

Fiona Kidman

Book

"The past haunts a lone woman in frontier Waipu"--Cover.

See more
One Colorado night  by Joanne Rock

One Colorado night

Joanne Rock

Book

"One Colorado Night - Joanne Rock: She vowed to make peace with her past. Now she's having her ex's baby... After her parents' messy divorce - and her own bad breakup with rancher Ryder Wakefield - Jessamyn Barclay cut all ties to Catamount, Colorado....

See more
On opposite sides  by Cat Schield

On opposite sides

Cat Schield

Book

"On Opposite Sides - Cat Schield: Their families may be feuding so they're keeping their enemy very, very close... From the moment he sees her, Nolan Thurston wants to know Chelsea Grandin. He tells himself it's just to gain valuable intel in his fam...

See more
Shadows of reach  by Troy Denning

Shadows of reach

Troy Denning

Book

"October 2559. It has been a year since the renegade artificial intelligence Cortana issued a galaxy-wide ultimatum, subjecting many worlds to martial law under the indomitable grip of her Forerunner weapons. Outside her view, the members of Blue...

See more
The leaving of Liverpool  by Lyn Andrews

The leaving of Liverpool

Lyn Andrews

Book

"At the close of the First World War, two sisters' battles are only just beginning... The Leaving of Liverpool is a poignant saga about the friendship between sisters, the threat of dangerous men and the promise of true love in post-World War I Liverpool....

See more
Mister N  by Najwá Barakāt

Mister N

Najwá Barakāt

Book

"Modern-day Beirut is seen through the eyes of a failed writer, the eponymous Mister N. He has left his comfortable apartment and checked himself into a hotel -- he thinks. Certainly, they take good care of him there. Meanwhile, on the streets below,...

See more
The thousand names  by Django Wexler

The thousand names

Django Wexler

Book

"In the desert colony of Khandar, a dark and mysterious magic, hidden for centuries, is about to emerge from darkness. Marcus d'Ivoire, senior captain of the Vordanai Colonials, is resigned to serving out his days in a sleepy, remote outpost, when a ...

See more
Heartcross Castle  by Christie Barlow

Heartcross Castle

Christie Barlow

Book

"When Old man Marley, the current owner of Heartcross Castle, dies leaving the beautiful but crumbling estate to his young granddaughter, as a single mum of three, Grace has no idea what she's going to do with it! But who can say no to a roof over her...

See more
The trial of Lotta Rae  by Siobhan MacGowan

The trial of Lotta Rae

Siobhan MacGowan

Book

"Lotta Rae is a working-class fifteen-year-old who is viciously raped by a wealthy gentleman. Lotta's family believe in justice and so Lotta makes the brave decision to testify in court against her attacker. The community supports her, or so it seems....

See more
Shadow of the eagle  by Damion Hunter

Shadow of the eagle

Damion Hunter

Book

"Will Britain take him in... or mark him as its enemy? Faustus Valerianus is the son of a Roman father and a British mother, a captive sold among the spoils after Claudius's invasion. Now both parents have died within a month of each other, and so he...

See more
Basin  by Scott McCulloch

Basin

Scott McCulloch

Book

"A dark and compelling work by a new voice in Australian - and world - literary fiction. A nomad swallows poison and drowns himself. Resuscitated by a paramilitary bandit named Aslan, Figure is nursed back into a world of violence, sexuality and deme...

See more
Keeping in touch  by Anjali Joseph

Keeping in touch

Anjali Joseph

Book

"Meet Ved, a British investor heading back to his Indian roots with a business proposition - a lightbulb called the Everlasting Lucifer. Meet Keteki, an art curator with a nomadic lifestyle, on her way home to Assam. In Heathrow airport, on the way to...

See more
Bone memories  by Sally Piper

Bone memories

Sally Piper

Book

"This third novel from acclaimed Queensland author Sally Piper focuses on the repercussions, within one family, of a terrible crime. Even though sixteen years have passed, Billie will never recover from the murder of her daughter, Jess, and clings to...

See more
Death at the Belvedere  by Sue (Fiction writer) Williams

Death at the Belvedere

Sue (Fiction writer) Williams

Book

"It's a mostly normal Friday evening in the Rusty Bore Takeaway. Cass Tuplin's cleaning down the grill when her glamorous sister Helen walks in, all bones in an Italian-weave suit and the kind of state that calls for the full comfort: double bacon ch...

See more
Dear little corpses  by Nicola Upson

Dear little corpses

Nicola Upson

Book

"1 September, 1939. As the mass evacuation takes place across Britain, thousands of children leave London for the countryside. But when three little girls step off the train to 'safety' only to go missing in less than forty-eight hours, the reality o...

See more
Afterglow  by Timothy (Timothy R.) Jordan

Afterglow

Timothy (Timothy R.) Jordan

Book

"Glow is not gone. Glow remains. Glow is alive. The nanotech drug is now everywhere. It creeps across the world, a mind-bending plague, a brain-altering poison that lives on from host to host, twisting everyone to its will. Still recovering from his ...

See more
Bad relations  by Cressida Connolly

Bad relations

Cressida Connolly

Book

"BAD RELATIONS tells the story of a family fractured by history, geography and desire. On the battlefields of the Crimea, William Gale cradles the still-warm body of his brother. William's experience of war is to bring about a change in him that will...

See more
The boyfriend  by Michelle Frances

The boyfriend

Michelle Frances

Book

"Amy is fiercely independent, with a high-powered career, a flat of her own and tight-knit friendships. But as she approaches her thirtieth birthday, she can't help but rue the one thing she doesn't have - a relationship. When Amy comes around following...

See more
The schoolhouse  by Sophie Ward

The schoolhouse

Sophie Ward

Book

"Isobel lives an isolated life in North London, working at a nearby library. She feels safe if she keeps to her routines and doesn't let her thoughts stray too far into the past. But a newspaper photograph of a missing local schoolgirl and a letter from...

See more
Renovated to death  by Frank Anthony Polito

Renovated to death

Frank Anthony Polito

Book

"Real-life domestic partners and stars and producers of the new hit reality home renovation show Domestic Partners, bestselling mystery author Peter PJ Penwell and actor JP Broadway are enjoying work and life in their sleepy Detroit suburb of Pleasan...

See more
The iron jackal  by Chris Wooding

The iron jackal

Chris Wooding

Book

"Things are finally looking good for Captain Frey and his crew. The Ketty Jay has been fixed up good as new. They've got their first taste of fortune and fame. And, just for once, nobody is trying to kill them. Even Trinica Dracken, Frey's ex-fiancee...

See more
Ordinary monsters  by J. M. Miro

Ordinary monsters

J. M. Miro

Book

"England, 1882. In Victorian London, two children with mysterious powers are hunted by a figure of darkness--a man made of smoke. Sixteen-year-old Charlie Ovid, despite a brutal childhood in Mississippi, doesn't have a scar on him. His body heals its...

See more
Six days in Rome  by Francesca Giacco

Six days in Rome

Francesca Giacco

Book

"A young artist travels to Rome to heal a broken heart in this visceral, decadent and deeply evocative debut novel. Emilia arrives in Rome reeling from heartbreak. What was supposed to be a romantic trip has, with the sudden end of her relationship, become...

See more
How to be eaten  by Maria Adelmann

How to be eaten

Maria Adelmann

Book

"In present-day New York City, five women meet in a basement support group to process their traumas. Bernice grapples with the fallout of dating a psychopathic, blue-bearded billionaire. Ruby, once devoured by a wolf, now wears him as a coat. Gretel ...

See more
Just by looking at him  by Ryan O'Connell

Just by looking at him

Ryan O'Connell

Book

"From the first line of Just by Looking at Him, you'll know this story is so much more than boy meets boy. First, there's the humor. Elliot is a writer who spends his days navigating the back stabbing, the pressure, and the day to day snark of writin...

See more
Release  by Lucy Christopher

Release

Lucy Christopher

Book

"Ten years ago, sixteen-year-old Gemma Toombs was kidnapped from Bangkok Airport by an infatuated drifter, Tyler MacFarlane, who took her to a secret den in the Australian desert. Now her name is Kate Stone and it's her turn to confront Ty and try to...

See more
The call  by P. D. Viner

The call

P. D. Viner

Book

"TICK. 'Ben, I need you. Help me.' TICK. 'PLEASE HELP ME!' TICK. 'It was an accident... but there's so much blood...' In a frantic midnight phone call, Ben learns his wife, Mia, has killed a man. And she needs his help. When Ben arrives at Mia's hotel...

See more
Road of bones  by Christopher Golden

Road of bones

Christopher Golden

Book

"Christopher Golden's Road of Bones is a stunning supernatural thriller set in Siberia, where a film crew is covering an elusive ghost story about a highway built on top of the bones of prisoners of Stalin's gulag. Kolyma Highway, otherwise known as the...

See more
My annihilation  by Fuminori Nakamura

My annihilation

Fuminori Nakamura

Book

"Japanese literary sensation Fuminori Nakamura's latest novel is as a dark look into human psyche--what turns someone into a killer? Can it be something as small as a suggestion? Turn this page, and you may forfeit your entire life. A confessional di...

See more
A twist of fate  by Kelley Armstrong

A twist of fate

Kelley Armstrong

Book

"Three years ago, Rosalind Courtenay stumbled from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, where she has been trapped ever since, leaving her husband and infant son behind. Now she's found her way back. The problem, of course, is how to explain her...

See more
The ninja betrayed  by Tori Eldridge

The ninja betrayed

Tori Eldridge

Book

"Things get personal for Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja Lily Wong in Hong Kong when she dives into the dangerous world of triads, romance, and corporate disaster during the height of the pro-democracy protests. Lily's mother has been summoned by ...

See more
Dawnshard  by Brandon Sanderson

Dawnshard

Brandon Sanderson

Book

"When a ghost ship is discovered, its crew presumed dead after trying to reach the storm-shrouded island Akinah, Navani Kholin must send an expedition to make sure the island hasn't fallen into enemy hands. Knights Radiant who fly too near find their...

See more
Faraway  by Yijun Luo

Faraway

Yijun Luo

Book

"A fictionalized version of the author finds himself stranded in mainland China attempting to bring his comatose father home. Lo's father had fled decades ago, abandoning his first family to start a new life in Taiwan. After travel between the two co...

See more
Present tense machine  by Gunnhild Øyehaug

Present tense machine

Gunnhild Øyehaug

Book

"Gunnhild Oyehaug's Present Tense Machine is a playful and transcendent novel about language, family, and parallel universes. On an ordinary day in Bergen, Norway, in the late 1980s, Anna is reading in the garden while her two-year-old daughter, Laura,...

See more
Finch  by Jeff VanderMeer

Finch

Jeff VanderMeer

Book

"In a world where mysterious underground dwellers rule the state of Ambergris and control its residents with addictive drugs, internment camps and random acts of terror, John Finch and his partner, Wyte, must solve a double murder for their oppressive...

See more
The marvelous Monroe girls  by Shirley Jump

The marvelous Monroe girls

Shirley Jump

Book

"Gabriella Monroe is doing her best to pretend that everything is fine, but her life is a mess. Sales are down at her vintage dress shop, her beloved grandmother isn't her usual spunky self, and Gabby desperately misses the closeness she had with her...

See more
The siren of Sussex  by Mimi Matthews

The siren of Sussex

Mimi Matthews

Book

"London's daring new equestrienne finds love and an unexpected ally in her fight for independence in the strong arms of Victorian society's most sought after and devastatingly handsome half-Indian tailor. Evelyn Maltravers knows exactly how little she's...

See more
None but the righteous  by Chantal James

None but the righteous

Chantal James

Book

"In seventeenth-century Peru, St. Martin de Porres was torn from his body after death. His bones were pillaged as relics, and his spirit was said to inhabit those bones. Four centuries later, amid the havoc of Hurricane Katrina, nineteen-year-old Ham...

See more
Escape from Yokai land  by Charles Stross

Escape from Yokai land

Charles Stross

Book

"Regular readers of Charles Stross's Laundry Files might have noticed Bob Howard's absence from the events of 'The Nightmare Stacks,' and his subsequent return from Tokyo at the start of 'The Delirium Brief.' This novella explains what he was doing t...

See more
A valiant deceit  by Stephanie (Novelist) Graves

A valiant deceit

Stephanie (Novelist) Graves

Book

"Young pigeoneer Olive Bright has been conscripted, with her racing birds, to aid the fight against the Nazis. It's not the daring role she'd envisioned for herself, but her quiet little English village is not nearly as sheltered as she imagined... R...

See more
The post box at the North Pole  by Jaimie (Novelist) Admans

The post box at the North Pole

Jaimie (Novelist) Admans

Book

"Sasha Hansley hates Christmas. As a child, it was her favourite time of year, but ever since the tragic death of her mother, it has completely lost its magic. But when she gets an unexpected phone call from her estranged father, she's forced to dust...

See more
Crimes and covers  by Amanda Flower

Crimes and covers

Amanda Flower

Book

"Christmas is coming to the Western New York village of Cascade Springs, and so is the long-awaited wedding of Charming Books proprietor Violet Waverly and police chief David Rainwater. Grandma Daisy and Violet's best friend, Sadie, go all out to make...

See more
Defenestrate  by Renee Branum

Defenestrate

Renee Branum

Book

"Marta and her twin brother Nick have always been haunted and fascinated by an ancestral legend that holds that members of their family are doomed to various types of falls. And when their own family falls apart in the wake of a revelation and a resu...

See more
Goliath  by Tochi Onyebuchi

Goliath

Tochi Onyebuchi

Book

"In the 2050s, Earth has begun to empty. Those with the means and the privilege have departed the great cities of the United States for the more comfortable confines of space colonies. Those left behind salvage what they can from the collapsing infra...

See more
Texas homecoming  by Carolyn Brown

Texas homecoming

Carolyn Brown

Book

"After traveling the world, Dr. Cody Ryan has finally come home to his foster family's ranch in Honey Grove, Texas. But all his time in Doctors Without Borders couldn't have prepared him for the sudden blizzard that forces him to take shelter in an old...

See more
How to deceive a duke  by Samara Parish

How to deceive a duke

Samara Parish

Book

"Fiona McTavish is an engineer, a chemist, a rebel - and no one's idea of a proper lady. She prefers breeches to ballrooms, but her new invention - matches - will surely turn as many heads. There's just a little matter of her being arrested for a crime...

See more
Shit Cassandra saw  by Gwen E. Kirby

Shit Cassandra saw

Gwen E. Kirby

Book

"Cassandra may have seen the future, but it doesn't mean she's resigned to telling the Trojans everything she knows. In this ebullient collection, virgins escape from being sacrificed, witches refuse to be burned, whores aren't ashamed, and every woman...

See more
Light years from home  by Mike Chen

Light years from home

Mike Chen

Book

"Fifteen years ago on a family camping trip, Evie and Kass Shao's father and brother vanished. Their dad turned up days later, dehydrated and confused - convinced he'd been abducted by aliens. Their brother, Jakob, remained missing. Kass became the rock...

See more
Call me Cassandra  by Marcial Gala

Call me Cassandra

Marcial Gala

Book

"Cuba in the 1970s. Ten-year-old Rauli lives in hostile world: his older brother is violent; his philandering father doesn't understand him; his intelligence and sensitivity do not endear him to the other children at school. Rauli know three things to...

See more
Hot and sour suspects  by Vivien Chien

Hot and sour suspects

Vivien Chien

Book

"When Lana Lee's best friend, Megan Riley, asks her to help host a speed dating contest at Ho-Lee Noodle House, she doesn't see the harm in lending a hand. The night goes better than anticipated, and both Lana and Megan are beyond thrilled with the r...

See more
Bad actors  by Mick Herron

Bad actors

Mick Herron

Book

"In London's MI5 headquarters a scandal is brewing that could disgrace the entire intelligence community. The Downing Street superforecaster - a specialist who advises the Prime Minister's office on how policy is likely to be received by the electorate...

See more
Auckland Libraries:New titles Check out the latest new titles in fiction, nonfiction, DVDs, CDs, eBooks, audiobooks, Māori, and community language books.