The Mill River Recluse
By Darcie Chan (Ballantine, $18)
The town of Mill River, Vt., is home to many with something to hide. Mary McAllister, a widow in a mansion overlooking the town, holds perhaps the deepest secret of all.
The Wolves of Midwinter
By Anne Rice (Anchor, $18)
Lycanthrope Reuben Golding, dubbed the "Wolf Man" by the media, begins attacking wrongdoers, especially pedophiles, in the second instalment of the Wolf Gift Chronicles.
By Jo Baker (Random House, $20)
The lives of secondary characters from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice are explored after a mysterious visitor arrives at the legendary residence of the Bennets.