5 star mystery
Alan Slater is in trouble. He hasn’t had a good sales lead in months. His wife rightly suspects him of playing around. His best mate Les Beale has turned into a bigoted, boozed-up headcase. And that’s the least of it. When a rigged poker game has fatal consequences, Alan finds himself not only responsible for the clean-up, but also for Beale’s escalating debt to a man who won’t take “broke” for an answer.
The Abduction of Mary Rose
Joan Hall Hovey
4+ star suspense
Following the death of the woman she believed to be her mother, 28-year-old Naomi Waters learns from a malicious aunt that she is not only adopted, but the product of a brutal rape that left her birth mother, Mary Rose Francis, a teenager of Micmac ancestry, in a coma for 8 months. Dealing with a sense of betrayal and loss, but with new purpose in her life, Naomi vows to track down Mary Rose’s attackers and bring them to justice.
Rooftop Diva – A Novel of Triumph After Katrina
D. T. Pollard
4 star literary fiction
Deep down inside her mind, she knew that her grandmother was floating in the water that swamped their house. It came in so quickly. By the time Monique realized what was happening it was up to her neck. She called for her grandmother, but at eighty years old and wheelchair bound, there was little chance that she survived. Not only was she homeless and destitute, she was also alone. Could Monique rebuild her life in a new city while encountering wealth, love, violence and betrayal along a twenty year journey after Hurricane Katrina?
Immortal Journey (The Immortal Epic)
Kevin D. Blackmon
5 star epic fantasy
What if the stories long ago of monsters were true? What if many of those monsters still exist today, and what if they walk among us? Author Kevin D. Blackmon tells a fantastic tale as it was told to him by an elf named Kieran. Dry your eyes through the loss of Kieran’s loved ones while he struggles with his religious beliefs. Feel the excitement as he battles other mysterious and magical creatures from the Dark Ages to present day. Follow his journey to its epic climax that will leave you thirsting for more!
Hazardous Duty (Squeaky Clean Mysteries)
5 star chick lit/Inspirational/mystery
On her way to completing a degree in forensic science, Gabby St. Claire drops out of school and starts her own crime scene cleaning business. “Yeah, that’s me,” she says, “a crime scene cleaner. People waiting in line behind me who strike up conversations always regret it.” When a routine cleaning job uncovers a murder weapon the police overlooked, she realizes that the wrong person is in jail. But the owner of the weapon is a powerful foe . . . and willing to do anything to keep Gabby quiet.
Paula Marie Coomer
3+ star contemporary fiction
Dove Creek is a wise, eloquent, fiercely honest fictional chronicle of a young woman’s venturesome journey from her bare-bones Kentucky background to an Indian reservation in the Pacific Northwest. She finds a new life as a much-loved healer—a blonde, female, hillbilly shaman who happens also to be a nurse for the Indian Health Service.
Under The Moon’s Shadow
T. L. Haddix
5 star romantic suspense
Journalist Beth Hudson knows her hometown. When disappearances are coupled with strange nighttime events on local farms, she puts two and two together to make a terrifying picture. She turns to her friends, family and a mysterious, handsome stranger for assistance in rooting out the truth, determined to solve the mysteries before another person disappears.
Revelations (Song of the Silvertongue)
5 star YA fantasy fiction
When four seemingly über-cool college kids arrive in a small West Texas town, only one girl recognizes them for who they really are—the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Nineteen years old, a greeter at the local Smiley’s Supercenter, Kyrie’s been blessed with an uncommonly good intuition…and a few other abilities she’s been keeping secret. Those abilities won’t be enough to deal with the Horsemen, though, who bring with them a magnitude of evil Kyrie’s never seen before.