December is usually a slow month in publishing since most publishers try to get their books released before Thanksgiving. Wondering if there are any last minute gems in 2011? Here are the biggest books being released this month.
'The Fire' by James Patterson - December 5, 2011
Hachette Book Group
Looking for a fast airplane read to take with you during holiday travel? James Patterson has capitalized on the nationwide interest in supernatural thrillers with his young adult Witch and Wizard series. The Fire is the third book in the series.
'Red Mist' by Patricia Cornwell - December 6, 2011
Red Mist is Patricia Cornwell's 19th Kay Scarpetta novel. When Kay starts investigating the death of her former deputy chief, her life is threatened and she discovers and international terrorism conspiracy.
'77 Shadow Street' by Dean Koontz - December 27, 2011
Random House Publishing Group
Dean Koontz has written a thriller to help fans ring in the new year. 77 Shadow Street is the story of a building with a history of doom that seems to have overcome its past...until strange and supernatural events start threatening the current occupants.