Mourning Becomes Cassandra
4 star contemporary fiction
You think you’ve got issues. Meet Cass Ewan.
After Plan A for her life falls to pieces, she moves in with single friends from church and reluctantly decides to mentor an at-risk adolescent. Never mind that Cass knows nothing about drugs, alcohol, or criminally-minded loser boyfriends. Once Nadina, the prickly, dog-whispering 15-year-old, enters Cass’s life, everything is up for grabs.
From the Clutches of Evil (The Jillian Bradley Mystery Series, No.3)
Nancy Jill Thames
5 star cozy mystery
In this cozy mystery, gardening columnist, Jillian Bradley and her faithful Yorkie, Teddy, attempt to solve the mystery of an amnesia victim, but get much more than they bargain for.
5 star literary fiction
A child torn from the arms of loving parents, a relationship torn apart from loss…Megan sees her daughter Emma everywhere. She’s the little girl standing in the supermarket, the child waiting for the swings at the playground, the girl with ice cream dripping down her face. But it’s never Emma.
Because Emma’s been missing for two years.
The Fire Theft
5 star suspense
In the year 313 B.C, the ancient Persian city of Karmin-Yar was destroyed by an immense earthquake that reshaped the coast of the Black Sea. Buried in the wreckage was a century’s worth of Persian gold. More than 2,000 years later, this vast fortune is the target of an ingenious plot set in motion by some of Europe’s most influential political leaders, but American archeologist Stephen Kaine discovers that the ultimate aim of this group is control of the region’s ultra-lucrative heroin trade.
Wildflowers of Terezin
4+ star Inspirational/historical fiction
When nurse Hanne Abrahamsen impulsively shields Steffen Petersen from a nosy Gestapo agent, she’s convinced the Lutheran pastor is involved in the Danish Underground.
5 star contemporary romance
She was the first woman to turn him down. CEO-turned-rancher Curran Shaw is no stranger to hard work, but women have never required much effort. When a mysterious brunette at a resort-town Halloween party sparks his interest and then vanishes, he vows to finish what she started. It’s finding her that’s going to be the hard part.