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First Fiction

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Problem: Waiting for the next book by a favorite author.

Solution: A debut from a first time novelist.

F ADA
The Outlander.
Adamson, Gil.
Mary Boulton is on the run from two vengeful brothers-in-law. Only one step ahead, Mary struggles to survive in the wilderness finding refuge among strangers.

F BLO
The Story of Forgetting.
Block, Stefan Merrill.
Feeling lost, Seth tries to track down relatives so that he might understand what is happening to his mother who has early- onset Alzheimer’s disease.

F BUX
The Opposite of Love.
Buxbaum, Julie.
Emily begins a journey of self discovery when she breaks up with her boyfriend, fends off unwanted advances of a co- worker and watches the decline of her beloved grandfather.

F CAS
Singularity.
Casey, Kathryn.
Single mother, Texas ranger and criminal profiler Sarah Armstrong is trying to solve a gruesome murder case when the murderer decides that her family and friends will be the next victims.

F COL
Beginner’s Greek.
Collins, James.
Peter and Holly are made for each other. Peter falls in love at first sight, but then loses Holly’s phone number. Will fate ever bring these two star-crossed lovers together or will insurmountable obstacles prevent their happiness?

F DEG
Gossip of the Starlings.
De Gramont, Nina.
Drawn into the dangerous downward spiral of her friend Skye’s life while at an exclusive New England prep school for girls, Catherine Morrow must ultimately choose between loyalty and destruction.

F GAL
Atmospheric Disturbances.
Galchen, Rivka.
Dr. Liebenstien looks to a meteorologist’s book to determine where he might find his wife Rema, who he believes has been replaced by an imposter.

F HAR
Pushing Up Daisies.
Harris, Rosemary.
Gardener Paula Holiday finds a mummified baby in a garden and reports it to the police. As the police try to solve the case, amateur sleuth Paula starts her own investigation.

F HEA
Promise of the Wolves.
Hearst, Dorothy.
Kaala, a wolf pup, will be disowned if pack leader, Ruuqo, has his way. Her interaction with humans has put her in grave danger and it is only with the guidance of the mystical “GreatWolves” that Kaala learns her destiny.

F JAM
Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen.
James, Syrie.
Did you ever wonder if Jane Austen had a romantic tryst or what her life might have been like while she wrote her stories? You will find yourself empathizing with Jane as you read this fictional narrative of her life.

F JON
The Outcast.
Jones, Sadie.
Following the death of his wife and engrossed in his own grief, Gilbert ignores his son Lewis. Left to his own pain for years, Lewis turns to alcohol with disastrous results. Can Kit Carmichael, who understands Lewis’s agony, save him?

F JOR
Mudbound.
Jordan, Hillary.
Set in the post World War II era in Mississippi, two returning soldiers befriend each other, giving mutual support during the emotional battles each must face.

F MOR
The House at Riverton.
Morton, Kate.
When a producer asks ninety-eight year-old Grace about the death that occurred at Riverton House in 1924, Grace reveals information only a servant would know.

F OFL
What Was Lost.
O’Flynn, Catherine.
Twenty years after inquisitive ten- year-old Kate Meaney disappears, a new investigation is begun by Lisa, the sister of the man who was initially suspected of causing Katie’s disappearance.

F PAR
Personal Days.
Park, Ed.
Layoffs may be a fact of life, but as more occur, the employees of a Manhattan law firm start to see a pattern which has little to do with money. This is comic relief for the current times.

F SMI
Child 44.
Smith, Tom Rob.
After being demoted, MGB officer Leo Demidov must prove that he is correct about a serial killing.

F TIN
The Good Thief.
Tinti, Hannah.
Ren, a colonial American orphaned boy, must distinguish the shades of gray between right and wrong while in the care of the scoundrel Benjamin Nab.

F TOL
Fraction of the Whole.
Toitz, Steve.
Jasper Dean recollects his crazy, adventurous life shared with his brilliant, dysfunctional and sometimes paranoid father.

F VEI
Without a Backward Glance.
Veitch, Kate.
Decades after being abandoned, the McDonalds—James, Deborah, Meredith and Robert—try to come to terms with their emotions when James chances upon their mother.

F WRO
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle.
Wroblewski, David.
Uncle Claude moves in when Edgar’s father suddenly dies. Edgar believes the charming, but menacing Claude is responsible for his father’s death and now...Edgar must find proof.