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St Martins Press Best of 2009

Take a look at our award winning books of 2009.  The books below have proven their worth, making their way onto the following lists:

New York Times Book Review Notables of 2009
Library Journal Notables 2009
Seattle Times Best of the Year
Washington Post Best of the Year
AARP Best Books for "Grown-Ups"
RT Book Reviews 2009 Awards Nominees

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Hiding Man

A Biography of Donald Barthelme

In the 1960s Donald Barthelme came to prominence as the leader of the Postmodern movement. He was a fixture at the New Yorker, publishing more than 100 short...

Tracy Daugherty Tracy Daugherty

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Typhoon

A Novel

Charles Cumming, lauded internationally as the successor to John le Carré, returns with his biggest, most ambitious thriller to date. Beginning in 1997, just...

"...Charles Cumming, lauded internationally as the successor to John le Carré, returns with his biggest, most ambitious thriller to date. Beginning in 1997, just.... Charles Cumming, lauded internationally as the successor to John le Carré, returns with his biggest, most ambitious thriller to date. Beginning in 1997, just as the British are about to re - turn Hong Kong to Chinese rule, Joe Lennox, a young opera tive for SIS (MI6), loses both his girlfriend and his first high profile asset—a promine..."

Charles Cumming Charles Cumming

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The Odds

The Homicide Department is upside down—Richard Christie is in the hospital, Artie Dolan is headed away on vacation, John Potocki’s life is falling apart, and...

"...The Homicide Department is upside down—Richard Christie is in the hospital, Artie Dolan is headed away on vacation, John Potocki’s life is falling apart, and.... The Homicide Department is upside down—Richard Christie is in the hospital, Artie Dolan is headed away on vacation, John Potocki’s life is falling apart, and Colleen Greer is so worried about her boss’s health, she can hardly think. A young boy in Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood dies of a suspicious overdose. The Narcotics police ..."

Kathleen George Kathleen George

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Arctic Chill

An Inspector Erlendur Novel

In this new extraordinary thriller from Gold Dagger Award winner Arnaldur Indridason, the Reykjavik police are called on an icy January day to a garden where a...

By Arnaldur Indridason, Bernard Scudder and Victoria Cribb

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Section 8

A Hood Rat Novel

Since she was a little girl, Tionna's on and off addicted mother taught her to get hers by any means necessary. Tionna's heart is as cold as a December chill,...

K'wan K'wan

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The Shanghai Moon

A Bill Smith/Lydia Chin Novel

With The Shanghai Moon, S. J. Rozan returns to her award-winning, critically acclaimed, and much-loved characters Lydia Chin and Bill Smith in the first new...

S. J. Rozan S. J. Rozan

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Look Again

When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a “Have You Seen This Child?” flyer in the mail, she almost throws it away. But something about it makes her look again, and...

Lisa Scottoline Lisa Scottoline

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Honolulu

From the bestselling author of the “dazzling historical saga” (The Washington Post), Moloka’i, comes the irresistible story of a young immigrant bride in a...

Alan Brennert Alan Brennert

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War Child

A Child Soldier's Story

In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven year old Sudanese boy, living in a small village with his parents, aunts, uncles, and siblings. But as Sudan’s civil...

By Emmanuel Jal and Megan Lloyd Davies

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The Veselka Cookbook

Recipes and Stories from the Landmark Restaurant in New York's East Village

For more than fifty years, customers have crowded into Veselka, a cozy Ukrainian coffee shop in New York City’s East Village, to enjoy pierogi, borscht,...

By Tom Birchard and Natalie Danford

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Tempt Me at Twilight

Poppy Hathaway loves her unconventional family, though she longs for normalcy. Then fate leads to a meeting with Harry Rutledge, an enigmatic hotel owner and...

Lisa Kleypas Lisa Kleypas

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Wickedly Ever After

After discovering her fiancé in the arms of a courtesan, Lady Athena McAlister comes to a frightful realization: Most men prefer the company of their...

Michelle Marcos Michelle Marcos

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Seducing the Heiress

Her wealth and beauty have made Miss Portia Crompton the catch of the season. Secretly determined to wed the maharajah’s son she left behind in India, Portia...

Olivia Drake

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An Accomplished Woman

A sparkling tale of wit and romance from a latter-day Jane Austen As a young woman, clever, self-reliant Lydia Templeton scandalized Regency society by...

"...A sparkling tale of wit and romance from a latter-day Jane Austen As a young woman, clever, self-reliant Lydia Templeton scandalized Regency society by.... A sparkling tale of wit and romance from a latter-day Jane Austen As a young woman, clever, self-reliant Lydia Templeton scandalized Regency society by rejecting the county’s most eligible bachelor. Years later, although Lydia would prefer to avoid entanglements of the heart altogether, her godmother begs her to help her young ward make a su..."

Jude Morgan

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The Long Division

An Atlanta housecleaner flees her nowhere life to reunite with the son she gave up for adoption. The teenage boy joins his longlost mother on an unlawful road...

Derek Nikitas Derek Nikitas

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The Memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots

A Novel

In this dramatic, compelling fictional memoir Carolly Erickson lets the courageous, spirited Mary Queen of Scots tell her own story—and the result is a novel...

Carolly Erickson Carolly Erickson

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The Devil's Queen

A Novel of Catherine de Medici

From Jeanne Kalogridis, the bestselling author of I, Mona Lisa and The Borgia Bride, comes a new novel that tells the passionate story of a queen who loved not...

Jeanne Kalogridis Jeanne Kalogridis

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Claimed by the Wolf

A Shadow Guardians Novel

They guard humanity against supernatural threats from the five gateways into the world. The Shadow Guardians: a vampire, a werewolf, a demon, a dragon and a...

Charlene Teglia

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Luke

Armed and Dangerous

After four years abroad, Trinity MacKenna has returned home to her family's ranch in southeastern Arizona. Everything in her life is going just the way she...

Cheyenne McCray Cheyenne McCray

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Smooth Talking Stranger

Jack Travis leads the uncomplicated life of a millionaire Texas playboy. He makes no commitments, he loves many women, he lives for pleasure. But no one has...

Lisa Kleypas Lisa Kleypas

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Taste of Passion

SOME LONGINGS Attorney Mackenzie "Mac" Standfield swore off love when her heart was shattered into a million pieces. But there’s one man who has managed...

Brenda Jackson Brenda Jackson

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Dying Bites

The Bloodhound Files

DD Barant launches The Bloodhound Files with Dying Bites—a "fresh and original take on urban fantasy" (Romantic Times) with a heroine who's "remarkable,...

DD Barant

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Breaking the Rules

Following a terrifying encounter in the quiet English countryside, a young woman flees to New York in search of a new life. Adopting the initial M as her name,...

Barbara Taylor Bradford Barbara Taylor Bradford

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Nobody But You

A Grayson Friends Novel

NASCAR star Cameron Dunlap is poised to win this year’s Sprint Cup. But being a successful race-car driver comes with a price: His own life. Cameron knows that...

"...NASCAR star Cameron Dunlap is poised to win this year’s Sprint Cup. But being a successful race-car driver comes with a price: His own life. Cameron knows that.... NASCAR star Cameron Dunlap is poised to win this year’s Sprint Cup. But being a successful race-car driver comes with a price: His own life. Cameron knows that his profession puts him at high risk. Thankfully, his latest visit to the hospital left him intact. That is, until he bumps into Caitlin Lawrence…and is thrust back into his p..."

Francis Ray Francis Ray

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