Monthly Archives: May 2017

Romancing the Throne – Nadine Jolie Courtney

Scandal, secrets, and heartbreak abound in this juicy, modern girl-meets-prince story—perfect for fans of Stephanie Perkins and Jennifer E. Smith. “Maybe sisters aren’t supposed to fall for the same guy, but who can mess with chemistry? A divine romantic comedy” (Brightly.com). For the first time ever, the Weston sisters are at the same boarding school. After an administration scandal at Libby’s all-girls school threatens her chances at a top university, she decides to join Charlotte at posh and picturesque Sussex Park. Social-climbing Charlotte considers it ...

The Hit-and-Run Man – Derrick Bickley

Two men. Two different lives. One shattering destiny. Howard Greenfield – respectable, law-abiding family man with a successful career – goes on a routine business trip. After a reckless night of passion in the bed of a beautiful stranger, he ends up with a gun and a mission. It’s the early nineties, and IRA bombs continue to threaten the British mainland. When a mysterious Irishman seeks a buyer for a large cache of heroin, it seems as if IRA has forsaken its war on drugs. ...

Windrush – Malcolm Archibald

Burmese War, 1852. Unable to join the famous Royal Malverns, Jack Windrush is commissioned into the despised 113th Foot. Determined to rise in the ranks by making a name for himself, he is sent with a small detachment of the 113th to join the British expedition. When they get involved in the attack of Rangoon, Jack realizes that war on the fringes of the Empire is not as honorable and glorious as he expected. Witnessing the terrors of war, Jack begins to question the whole ...

Jackie’s Girl – Kathy McKeon

New York Times Bestseller An endearing coming-of-age memoir by a young woman who spent thirteen years as Jackie Kennedy’s personal assistant and occasional nanny—and the lessons about life and love she learned from the glamorous first lady. In 1964, Kathy McKeon was just nineteen years old and newly arrived from Ireland when she was hired as the personal assistant to former first lady Jackie Kennedy. The next thirteen years of her life were spent in Jackie’s service, during which Kathy not only played a crucial ...

The Nemesis Cell – Brian L. Porter

A group of women gather at a Belgian fertility clinic, where Dr. Margherita Dumas offers a revolutionary, experimental treatment for their infertility problems. A year later, each of the women give birth to healthy baby boys. Thirty years later, a mysterious killer begins to wipe out the children born as a result of Dumas’ programme. Detective Inspector Harry Houston and his team are assigned to piece together the case and bring the killer to justice. With time and clues in short supply, can Harry and ...

Dracula’s Demeter – Doug Lamoreux

In his classic ‘Dracula’, Bram Stoker, with a few cryptic entries in an unnamed captain’s journal, offered hints of the voyage that brought the vampire king from his homeland to a blood-rich London. Now, the whole mind-rending tale is told. July, 1897. The Demeter sets sail from Varna, carrying fifty oblong boxes filled with earth. A month later in the middle of a raging storm, the derelict schooner runs aground in Whitby. The only living thing aboard is a huge dog that vanishes into the ...

Since We Fell – Dennis Lehane

The new novel from New York Times bestseller Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island “Lehane is the master of complex human characters thrust into suspenseful, page-turning situations.” —Gillian Flynn Since We Fell follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy afternoon causes that ideal life to fray. As does Rachel’s marriage. ...

Book of Shadows: Volume One: Casting – Michael Beaulieu

16-year-old Emma McGlinchey-Beaulieu and her best friends, Lia and Shar, are on the verge of beginning their junior year at the Catholic high school they’re being forced to attend for the first time when Emma finds her late, great grandmother’s book of shadows, a witch’s spell book and journal. Naturally, Emma attempts one of the spells and it works, unlocking a magickal world she never could’ve dreamed of. Unfortunately, the glamour spell they cast to make everyone like them at the new school fails to ...