A Ticket to Die For (Wild Onion, Ltd. Mystery)
David J. Walker
4 star mystery
Kirsten and Dugan are a married couple who met at the police academy; she’s now a law-school dropout working as a private investigator, while he’s taken over his father’s lucrative but depressing personal-injury law practice. Dugan lets himself be dragged along by Kirsten on a case involving a sleazy lawyer about to be disbarred, a mobbed-up adult bookstore called Cousin Freddy’s, and a missing exotic dancer known as Rita Ranchero.
The Blue Hallelujah: A Novel of Suspense
4+ star romantic suspense
Detective Jerry Strickland and his wife Rebecca shared a secret calling. When Rebecca died of cancer in prison—branded as a disturbed vigilante after killing one of his murder suspects—Jerry knew he needed to put the truth in writing to set the record straight. Now, as an old man nearing his own demise, Jerry is unsure whether to share his narrative about Rebecca with the world. But when his eight-year-old granddaughter Marnee disappears, Jerry learns she’s been taken by someone close to the killer depicted in the pages hidden in his dresser drawer.
Don Juan in Hankey, PA
5 star contemporary fiction
Peek beneath the surface of an extraordinary small-town opera company, and get to know a fabulous cast of characters: determined flirts, a lusty singing gaucho, ingenious manipulators, a bipolar ketchup heiress, devious lovers, and some very determined ghosts. Delve into high society in Hankey, PA-a world of simmering seductions, convoluted mysteries and entertaining intrigues. You may laugh out loud. You may cheer for the gang of misfits trying to save their opera house from foreclosure by improbably staging a world-class production of Mozart’s masterpiece.
Of Honest Fame
5 star historical fiction
This companion to M.M. Bennetts’s brilliant debut, May 1812, is a gripping account of deception, daring and determination, of intelligence and guile pitted against brutality. Bennetts brings to vivid life the harrowing devastation wrought on the civilian populations of Europe by Napoleon’s men, and the grit, courage and tenacity of those who stood against them.
5 star contemporary romance
A high-speed blow-out in the fast lane of a busy motorway! Miraculously, Jess and her young son escape almost-certain death.
Then, like another miracle, Jess encounters Christian Goodchild, pop star turned Hollywood A-lister; followed by a night of enchantment. But Christian is entangled in a relationship so damaging that Jess doubts their love can survive in this glamorous but complex new world. Could it all turn out to be just wishful thinking?
Icarians: Poisoned Dreams
Vanessa Mock (Author), Jessie Reinking (Author)
5 star fantasy/romance
When Analeigh Evans inherits her late grandmothers estate she is excited for the new adventure. Shortly after arriving, she finds more than she bargains for when strange and bizarre things start happening to her. Haunted by nightmares and a series of near death experiences, Analeigh is determined to stay and unravel the mystery of her grandmothers past.