By Kanae Minato (Little, Brown, $17)
After an incident on the school grounds, a middle-school teacher delivers a lecture that sets in motion a horrific revenge plot.
By Simon Kernick (Random House UK, $17)
When Amanda comes home to find her husband and his mistress murdered by someone known only as the Disciple, a harrowing chase and struggle for her life ensues.
By John Grisham (Random House, $19)
Grisham returns to Ford County (setting of A Time to Kill), dropping Jake Brigance into the middle of a controversial, racially charged inheritance case.