The Charlestown Connection
4+ star suspense
Dermot Sparhawk, a former All American Boston College football hero, is stacking cans in a parish food pantry in Boston’s Charlestown, when his godfather, Jeepster Hennessey, shows up with a knife in his back and dies at Dermot’s feet. Once slated for a professional football career, now a recovering alcoholic, with a torn-up knee, Dermot sets out to solve the murder of his godfather with the help of his Micmac Indian cousin, his paraplegic tenant, and a former teammate.
Dora Levy Mossanen
4 star historical fiction
She was an orphan, ushered into the royal palace on the prayers of her majestry. Yet, decades later, her time spent in the embrace of the Romanovs haunts her still. Is she responsible for those murderous events that changed everything? If only she can find the heir, maybe she can put together the broken pieces of her own past-maybe she can hold on to the love she found. Bursting to life with the rich and glorious marvels of Imperial Russia, The Last Romanov is a magical tale of second chances and royal blood.
5 star medical thriller
Getting into medical school was easy. The hard part was staying out of jail. Third year medical student Raj Mok is excited about starting his clinical rotations. Finally, he’ll be taking care of real patients instead of just reading about diagnoses and treatments in his countless medical tomes. Unfortunately, Raj quickly learns that patients don’t behave like his beloved books led him to believe.
Open Heart (Farsighted Series)
4+ star YA paranormal
*Although Open Heart is the second book in the Farsighted series, it can stand on its own.*
Simmi Shergill’s life is a mess. Her powers of psychic feeling are on the fritz, and Grandon Township’s sudden population boom has brought quite a few unsavory characters to town.
The Good Luck Charm (The Good Luck Series)
5 star romantic comedy novella
When she’s given a good luck charm she’s skeptical about the magic of true love or finding her soul mate. But when things start to heat up between her and Darren, can she truly ignore it? Or will he be the one man who can ruin her career?
New release contemporary romance
What Alice thinks she needs is Mr Wonderful. A man like her pottery teacher, James Mitchel, who’s warm and wise and gorgeous. But as one long, hot summer disappears with no sign of her snaring the man of her dreams, Alice is forced to consider the alternatives.
5 star sci-fi adventure
McAllister’s first novel is a stunning tour de force. After enlisting in the Army as a nurse, young Mary Damico develops a “talent” for dreaming about the future, a device that allows the author to portray the Vietnam War with unforgettable power. Her ability to “see” the soldiers who will be her patients before they in fact are wounded proves devastating to Mary, but not to Col. John Bucannon, who is heading up a CIA experiment to determine the potential of such psychic gifts in warfare. – Publishers Weekly