1. The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly
Foreclosure may be tied to a banker's murder in the latest Mickey Haller novel.
2. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris
Sookie Stackhouse becomes more deeply entwined in supernatural vampire games in this 11th book of the series.
3. The Snowman by Jo Nesbo
Det. Harry Hole investigates what could be a serial case of missing mothers linked by the appearance of a mysterious snowman near the crime scenes.
4. 10th Anniversary by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
The search for a murderer and a baby strains a detective's marriage.
5. Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
The lifelong friendship between a minister's daughter and a boy from the Wampanoag tribe.
6. The Warlock by Michael Scott
Time-traveling siblings part ways in the fifth installment of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series.
7. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife.
8. Dreams of Joy by Lisa See
A young Chinese American woman's search for her father in Mao Tse-tung's China
9. The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
The Kane siblings search for the Book of Ra in this second of a three-part series.
10. A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block
An ex-NYPD detective investigates the murder of a childhood friend.