Book List - 2019

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2019 books read this year.
List created by Carol K. (G-Mom) on Jan 8, 2019
List Votes: 1 Books: 34 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 0 List Type: Closed

Carol K. (G-Mom)
Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake (Death by Chocolate, Bk 1) by Sarah Graves
Life just got a little sweeter in the island fishing village of Eastport, Maine. Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree and her best friend Ellie are opening a waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose, where their tasty treats pair perfectly with the salty ocean breeze -- and the scent of murder . ....  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Red War (Mitch Rapp, Bk 17) by Vince Flynn & Kyle Mills
When Russian president Maxim Krupin discovers that he has inoperable brain cancer, he's determined to cling to power. His first task is to kill or imprison any of his countrymen who can threaten him. Soon, though, his illness becomes serious enough to require a more dramatic diversion--war...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Slow Horses (Slough House, Bk 1) by Mick Herron
Slough House is a dumping ground for British intelligence agents who’ve screwed up a case in any number of ways—by leaving a secret file on a train or blowing a surveillance. River Cartwright, one such “slow horse,” is bitter about his failure and about his tedious...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
End Game (Will Robie, Bk 5) by David Baldacci
Will Robie and Jessica Reel are two of the most lethal people alive. They're the ones the government calls in when the utmost secrecy is required to take out those who plot violence and mass destruction against the United States. And through every mission, one man has always had their backs:...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
A Talent For Destruction (Inspector Quantrill, Bk 3) by Sheila Radley
Swaddled in snow, the town of Breckham Market looks like a tourist's dream of the Little English Village-the sort of place where the worst that can happen is a spot of teenage vandalism at the church hall, and where old-fashioned values are upheld by those pillars of British virtue, the...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Insidious (FBI Thriller, Bk 20) by Catherine Coulter
Venus Rasmussen, a powerful woman who runs the international conglomerate Rasmussen Industries, believes someone is poisoning her. After Savich and Sherlock visit with her, someone attempts to shoot her in broad daylight. Who’s trying to kill her and why? A member of her rapacious family,...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Surrender, New York: A Novel by Caleb Carr
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? ?Imaginative and fulfilling . . . an addictive contemporary crime procedural.??Michael Connelly, The New York Times Book Review (Editors? Choice) Caleb Carr, the author of The Alienist and The Angel of Darkness, returns with a contemporary, edge-of-your-seat...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Killing Season by Mason Cross
The first thing you should know about me is that my name is not Carter Blake. That name no more belongs to me than the hotel room I was occupying when the call came in. When Caleb Wardell, the infamous 'Chicago Sniper', escapes from death row two weeks before his execution, the FBI calls on the...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Rule of Law: A Novel (Dismas Hardy) by John Lescroart
In ?master of the legal thriller? (Chicago Sun-Times) John Lescroart?s electrifying new novel, attorney Dismas Hardy is called to defend the least likely suspect of his career: his longtime, trusted assistant who is suddenly being charged as an accessory to murder. Dismas Hardy knows something...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Bullseye (Michael Bennett, Bk 9) by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War. As the countries' Presidents travel to the United Nations to iron out their differences, a fashionable husband and wife team of lethal assassins prowls the streets of Manhattan hunting their prey -- a...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Da Vinci Deception by Mark Shea & Edward Sri & Editors of Catholic Exchan...
Spread the Truth about the Lies in The Da Vinci Code! Why has The Da Vinci Code sold tens of millions of copies worldwide? Is the book’s phenomenal success due to its compelling characters, thrilling plot points, or impeccable research? No. The Da Vinci Code has become an international...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey
Outside a London theatre a throng of people wait unexpectantly for the last performance of a popular musical. But as the doors open at last, a man in the queue is found murdered by the deadly thrust of a stiletto.


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Glass Houses: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel) by Louise Penny
AN AUGUST 2017 LibraryReads PICK!When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead.From the moment its shadow falls over the...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Enigma (FBI Thriller, Bk 21) by Catherine Coulter
After Agent Dillon Savich stops a crazy man from harming a pregnant woman, the man unexpectedly falls into a coma. Doctors discover a drug in his blood they can't identify, and his only identification is a yellow wristband marked E 2. Did this John Doe escape from a mental hospital? And why...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Scratch One (Hard Case Crime) by Michael Crichton & John Lange
To prevent an arms shipment from reaching the Middle East a terrorist group has been carrying out targeted assassinations in Egypt...Portugal...Denmark...France. In response, the United States sends one of its deadliest agents to take the killers down. But when the agent is delayed in transit,...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Eye for an Eye (DCI Gilchrist, Bk 1) by T. Frank Muir
Meet Detective Inspector Andy Gilchrist of the constabulary of St. Andrews, Scotland, as he races the clock to stop a serial killer   Six corpses have appeared in the cobbled back streets of St. Andrews in recent times, all known spousal abusers who suffered the same gruesome fate:...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Firewall (Kurt Wallander, Bk 8) by Henning Mankell & Ebba Segerberg (Translator)
A body is found at an ATM the apparent victim of heart attack. Then two teenage girls are arrested for the brutal murder of a cab driver. The girls confess to the crime showing no remorse whatsoever. Two open and shut cases. At first these two incidents seem to have nothing in common, but as...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
He Who Fears the Wolf (Inspector Sejer, Bk 2) by Karin Fossum & Felicity David (T...
Inspector Sejer is investigating the brutal murder of a woman who lived alone in the middle of the woods. The chief suspect is another loner, a schizophrenic recently escaped from a mental institution. The only witness is a twelve-year-old boy, overweight, obsessed with archery, and a resident...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Presumption of Guilt: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Series) by Archer Mayor
A forty-year-old skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear energy site. It becomes a case for the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and its leader, Joe Gunther, since they have the resources and the ability to investigate an old, very cold, missing...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Edge of the Water (Saratoga Woods, Bk 2) by Elizabeth George
A mysterious girl who won't speak, a coal-black seal named Nera that returns to the same place every year, a bitter feud of unknown origin - strange things are happening on Whidbey Island, and Becca King is drawn into the maelstrom of events. But Becca, first met in The Edge of Nowhere,...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Dark in Death (In Death, Book 46) by J. D. Robb
Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in the new novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense, and takes on a case of death imitating art... It was a stab in the dark. On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Red Alert (NYPD Red, Bk 5) by James Patterson & Marshall Karp
In the city where crime never sleeps, neither does NYPD Red. NYPD Red is the elite, hard charging, investigative task force called in only for New York City's most high-profile crimes. Detective Zach Jordan is the best of the best, a brilliant and tireless detective. He puts professionalism...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Red Alert (NYPD Red, Bk 5) by James Patterson & Marshall Karp
The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act or terrorism . . . or a homicide?   A big-name female filmmaker is the next to...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Winterlong (Carter Blake Bk 3) by Mason Cross
It's been five years since Carter Blake parted ways with top-secret government operation Winterlong. They brokered a deal at the time: he'd keep quiet about what they were doing, and in return he'd be left alone. But news that one of Blake's old allies, a man who agreed the same deal, is dead...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Punishment She Deserves (Inspector Lynley, Bk 20) (Audio CD) (Unabridged) by Eliz...
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England. The cozy, bucolic town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Death of Kings: A John Madden Mystery by Rennie George Airth
"Rennie Airth is one of the best detective writers around. And The Death of Kings is his best book yet."?Philip Kerr, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Side of Silence In the fifth novel in the critically acclaimed John Madden series, the former Scotland Yard detective returns in a...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Haunted (Michael Bennett, Bk 10) by James Patterson & James O. Born
Detective Michael Bennett and his family are about to be haunted... by a father's worst nightmare -- the signs he should have seen and a son's desperate cry for help. Reeling from a crisis that would destroy lesser families, the Bennetts escape New York for a much-needed vacation. An...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Steel Kiss (A Lincoln Rhyme Novel) by Jeffery Deaver
New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver returns with his next blockbuster thriller featuring forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme. Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a killer. She's chasing him through a department store in Brooklyn when an escalator malfunctions. The stairs give way,...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones
From the wealthy suburbs to the remains of Detroit?s bankrupt factory districts, August Snow is a fast-paced tale of murder, greed, sex, economic cyber-terrorism, race and urban decay. Tough, smart, and struggling to stay alive, August Snow is the embodiment of Detroit. The son of an...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Murder Off the Beaten Path (Search and Rescue, Bk 2) by M. L. Rowland
As a member of a mountain search and rescue team, Gracie Kinkaid routinely volunteers to put her life on the line. But it’s at her new day job at a residential camp in the mountains of southern California where she finds her life is really in danger… As a volunteer for Timber...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Fallen (Amos Decker, Bk 4) by David Baldacci
The closer Amos Decker comes to the truth, the deadlier it gets in David Baldacci's latest #1 New York Times bestselling Memory Man thriller. Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Night Detectives: A David Mapstone Mystery (David Mapstone Mysteries) by Jon Talt...
The private-detective business starts out badly for former Phoenix Deputy David Mapstone, who has teamed up with his old friend and boss, Sheriff Mike Peralta. Their first client is gunned down just after hiring them. The case: A suspicious death investigation involving a young Arizona woman who...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
Hand for a Hand (DCI Gilchrist, Bk 2) by T. Frank Muir
The cobbled lanes of St. Andrews, Scotland, have become the hunting ground of the most vicious serial killer Britain has ever known. Striking only during thunderstorms, choosing only victims who abuse women, the Stabber has Detective Inspector Andy Gilchrist and his team baffled until victim...  more


Carol K. (G-Mom)
The Troubled Man (Kurt Wallander) by Henning Mankell
The much-anticipated return of Henning Mankell?s brilliant, brooding detective, Kurt Wallander. On a winter day in 2008, Håkan von Enke, a retired high-ranking naval officer, vanishes during his daily walk in a forest near Stockholm. The investigation into his disappearance falls under the...  more

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