NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of July 24, 2014The final book of Deborah Harkness' All Souls trilogy, The Book of Life, follows a supernatural couple searching for a mysterious, ancient book. It debuts at No. 1.
Historian and witch Diana Bishop and her vampire scientist husband Matthew Clairmont return from a trip to the past still searching for the elusive alchemy tome Ashmole 782 in the final installment of the best-selling trilogy following Shadow of Night.
While investigating the brutal murder of a novelist — who had just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen portraits of almost everyone he knew — P.I. Cormoran Strike must race against time to catch a killer unlike any he has ever encountered.
After escaping the crumbling ruins of Los Angeles for a shack in the wilderness, Cal and Frida realize they are pregnant and seek refuge in the nearest settlement—a guarded, dark and paranoid community that poses a whole new set of dangers.
Failing to secure American support for the Republican side of the Spanish Civil War in 1938, a minor Spanish noble travels to Paris, where he promotes the Republican cause before undertaking a mission to infiltrate the Spanish government.
After coming out of exile to ascend her rightful throne, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn makes a daring decision that evokes the wrath of the evil Red Witch, forcing her to embark on a quest to save her kingdom and fulfill her destiny.
Months after a crazed hit-and-run driver kills several attendees at a Midwestern job fair, a depressed retired cop and two unlikely allies join forces to find and stop the killer, who has sent a letter threatening another attack.
After being presumed dead, Jamie Fraser returns to find that his best friend has married his wife, his illegitimate son has discovered who is real father is and his nephew has decided to marry a Quaker.
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