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#1 A GAME OF THRONES

George R R Martin

In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering; Book 1 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."

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#2 TOP SECRET TWENTY-ONE

Janet Evanovich

The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a popular used-car dealer who's been caught selling more than cars.

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#3 ZOO

James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

After witnessing a lion ambush, a biologist races to warn world leaders about the reasons for escalating animal attacks on cities.

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#4 THE 6TH EXTINCTION

James Rollins

Every living thing around a military research station is annihilated, and Sigma Force faces a threat that rises out of the distant past.

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#5 PERSONAL

Lee Child

Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.

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#6 ACT OF WAR

Brad Thor

With America facing an imminent attack, the president turns to the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to carry out two dangerous missions.

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#7 A CLASH OF KINGS

George R R Martin

From the citadel of Dragonstone to the shores of Winterfell, factions vie for control of a divided land; Book 2 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."

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#8 OUTLANDER

Diana Gabaldon

The first volume of the series featuring an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a World War II-era nurse who has been sucked back across two centuries to be at his side; first published in 1991.

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#9 WHISKEY BEACH

Nora Roberts

After being accused of — but never arrested for — the murder of his wife, a Boston lawyer retreats to his family's ancestral home in New England.

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#10 ENDER'S GAME

Orson Scott Card

To develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers.

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#11 A DANCE WITH DRAGONS

George R R Martin

After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats.

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#12 THAT CHESAPEAKE SUMMER

Mariah Stewart

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#13 GHOST SHIP

Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA crew investigate a sinister organization responsible for vanishing scientists, suspicious accidents and a human trafficking ring.

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#14 PARIS MATCH

Stuart Woods

In the 31st Stone Barrington novel, the attorney manages the presidential campaign of a pregnant friend and contends with a former enemy in Paris.

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#15 ONLY A PROMISE

Mary Balogh

A guilt-racked survivor of the Napoleonic wars strikes a marriage bargain with a woman who had resigned herself to spinsterhood; a Survivors’ Club novel.

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#16 THE LAST WISH

Andrzej Sapkowski

Linked stories follow the exploits of Geralt of Rivia, a monster-slaying mercenary; first published in English in 2007.

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#17 FOUR FRIENDS

Ron Carr

A reserved newcomer to Mill Valley opens up to a group of women in her neighborhood — and, in the process, helps them discover their true selves.

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#18 THE TARGET

David Baldacci

As the government hit man Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel, prepare for a mission, they're stalked by a new adversary.

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#19 THE PERFECT WITNESS

Iris Johansen

A teenager with psychic abilities is rescued by a mysterious man who has a task for her.

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#20 THE LONGEST RIDE

Nicholas Sparks

The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly. While 91-year-old Ira is visited by his beloved wife (who passed away years earlier), Sophia, a college student, is enthralled by a young cowboy.

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