The Third Bullet, by Stephen Hunter
A reimagining of the events surrounding the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy finds Bob Lee Swagger drawing on old records, intelligence archives and observations at the infamous site to investigate a new clue about a third bullet that mysteriously exploded.
Daddy Love, by Joyce Carol Oates
Kidnapping a latest victim in a string of young boys he tortures and rapes, a self-styled preacher confines the child in a small box and gradually brainwashes him over subsequent years into believing that they are father and son; while the boy's mother, who was savagely injured during the abduction, clings to hope that her son is alive.
Benediction, by Kent Haruf
A terminally ill cancer patient is attended throughout his final days by his wife and daughter while the trio contemplates their relationships with an estranged son, a situation that stirs up painful memories for a new next-door neighbor who has recently lost her mother.
Striker, by Clive Cussler
Detective Isaac Bell returns in the remarkable new adventure in the #1 New York Times–bestselling series.After witnessing a terrible coal mining accident, Detective Isaac Bell hunts for the high-level saboteurs he believes are responsible.