Looking for a good book? Here are 5 new ones that might catch your eye.

They include Sandra Brown’s latest novel of romantic suspense, a new thriller from Stuart Neville (as Haylen Beck), a scary history of mosquitoes and Candace Bushnell on dating in her 50s.

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Sandra Brown’s latest is “Outlaw.”

Sandra Brown’s latest is “Outlaw.”

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ere’s the lowdown on some of the hottest new book releases.

‘Outfox’ by Sandra Brown

(Grand Central Publishing, fiction, $28)

What it’s about: Weston Graham has embezzled the fortunes of eight women over the years, and all of the victims disappeared after their money was taken. He’s always stayed one step ahead of FBI agent Drex Easton, who’s getting close but soon realizes the man he’s after seems to know his every move.

The buzz: Sandra Brown is a master when it comes to rogue characters, increasing the level of tension to cause the pace of the narrative to move faster and faster, with scenes of supersteamy sex,” The Associated Press writes.

Click here for an excerpt from “Outfox” by Sandra Brown.

Click here for an excerpt from “Outfox” by Sandra Brown.

Grand Central Publishing

‘Lost You’ by Haylen Beck (aka Stuart Neville)

(Crown, fiction, $26)

What it’s about: Two desperate women are locked in battle over a child each thinks is rightfully hers in this dark, twisty psychological thriller from best-selling crime novelist Stuart Neville, writing under the pen name Haylen Beck, that delves into the complications of surrogacy, in which a woman agrees to carry a baby for another person or couple.

The buzz: “Shocking twists appear around every corner,” AP writes. Kirkus Reviews calls it “an adrenaline-pumping, anxiety-inducing thriller built around a core so sentimental it just might make you cry.”

“Lost You” by Haylen Beck (aka Stuart Neville).


‘The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator’ by Timothy C. Winegard

(Dutton, nonfiction, $28)

What it’s about: This dramatic narrative nonfiction book shows how the tiny but mighty mosquito (via the diseases it carries) has shaped humankind. 

The buzz: “One minuscule animal’s outsize effect on human history,” Publishers Weekly says of the subject tackled by author Timothy C. Winegard, an Oxford Ph.D. who’s a college history and political science professor in Colorado.


‘The Women of the Copper Country’ by Mary Doria Russell

(Atria Books, fiction, $27)

What it’s about: The author of “The Sparrow” returns with a historical lesson in labor relations and “America’s Joan of Arc” Annie Clements, who led a strike in 1913 against the biggest copper-mining company in the world.

The buzz: “Historical fiction that feels uncomfortably relevant today,” Kirkus Reviews says.

“The Women of the Copper Country” by Mary Doria Russell.

Atria Books

‘Is There Still Sex in the City?’ by Candace Bushnell

(Grove Press, nonfiction, $26)

What it’s about: Carrie’s back! Or at least her real-life alter ego Candace Bushnell, whose loosely autobiographical newspaper columns and book about dating adventures of women in their 30s spawned HBO’s “Sex and the City.” Now, Bushnell and her posse are hurtling toward their 60s, dealing with broken marriages, second careers and vaginal dryness.

The buzz: “Their trials and tribulations and outrageous escapades — on Tinder, with men 20 or 30 years younger, in the high-priced salons of Madison Avenue — are narrated in the smart, sassy voice that legions of fans came to love during the six-year run of the show,” AP writes.

Click here for an excerptl from Candace Bushnell’s “Is There Still Sex in the City?”

Click here for an excerptl from Candace Bushnell’s “Is There Still Sex in the City?”

Grove Press

Contributing: AP

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