New Fiction Titles on the New York Times Bestseller List (9/18/2005)

It appears that the American book-buying public can’t get enough of romance and adventure. Four new titles debut this week.

At #1 is Polar Shift by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos: Kent Austin must match wits with the leader of an antiglobilization group in this apocalyptic thriller.

At #3 is Slow Burn by Julie Garwood: another romantic adventure by this popular author, set in Charleston and featuring a successful businesswoman.

At #10 is The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks: a sweeping Civil War novel with a courageous heroine who allows Confederate troops to use her plantation as a hospital and a cemetery.

At #12 is Spell of the Highlander by Karen Marie Moning: an archeology student travels through time to find love.