Never Too Far
5 star YA dystopian fiction
In a future of scarce resources, where the possession of gas and diesel is punishable by death, a teenage boy and a pregnant girl must find a way to save their impoverished family. They risk their lives on a terrifying journey to sell stolen fuel on the black market.
4+ star romantic suspense
She’s an architect, a wife, and a mother, but the quiet life ends suddenly for Amy Johnson. Alone, with a fall gale howling around the rafters, she turns to see a woman’s rain-streaked face staring at her through the dark window. The face is identical to her own!
Shadow of Doubt (A Kali O’Brien legal mystery)
4+ star mystery
Kali O’Brien returns to her hometown of Silver Creek where her childhood friend Jannine is the prime suspect in the murder of her husband. Kali is convinced she’s innocent until the evidence begins to mount. Secrets past and present confound Kali’s investigation. This is the first in the Kali O’Brien series of legal mysteries.
4+ star southern fiction
Set in rural Georgia in the 1960s, BREAKING TWIG is a coming-of-age novel about Becky (Twig) Cooper, a young woman trying to survive the physical and emotional abuse of her mother, Helen, a beautiful, calculating woman who can, with a mere look, send the meanest cur in Sugardale, Georgia running for its life.
Francesca of Lost Nation
Lucinda Sue Crosby
5 star action/adventure
“Francesca of Lost Nation” is the story of a 59-year old woman and her granddaughter, Sarah, during the summer of 1947 in Lost Nation, Iowa. Together, these best friends beard an arsonist in his den, conquer the skies and demonstrate to one another the greatest truth about love.