Clive Cussler

Summer page-turners

Act of Passion

A Novel

Georges Simenon

New York Review Books: $14.95 paper

Though successful at his work and family life, a doctor grows dissatisfied and restless and thinks a casual affair is the perfect answer—until the consequences are far deadlier than he ever expected. (July)

The Astounding, the Amazing and the Unknown

A Novel

Paul Malmont

Simon & Schuster: $26

The time is during World War II, and science fiction writer Robert Heinlein and his "Kamikaze Group" have been enlisted to fight the Nazis. (July)

Bad Intentions

An Inspector Sejer...