Monthly Archives: September 2016

My Name Is Leon – Kit de Waal

For fans of The Language of Flowers, a sparkling, big-hearted, page-turning debut set in the 1970s about a young black boy’s quest to reunite with his beloved white half-brother after they are separated in foster care. Leon loves chocolate bars, Saturday morning cartoons, and his beautiful, golden-haired baby brother. When Jake is born, Leon pokes his head in the crib and says, “I’m your brother. Big brother. My. Name. Is. Leon. I am eight and three quarters. I am a boy.” Jake will play with ...

One O’Clock Hustle (An Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Mystery) – Joanne Pence

“Joanne Pence is a master of the mystery genre. She pulls the reader in and sets the roller coaster in motion.”–Carolyn Haines, USA Today bestselling author “Joanne Pence provides laughter, love, and cold chills.” –Carolyn Hart, NY Times bestselling author North American Book Award recipient – Mystery Category When San Francisco Homicide Inspector Rebecca Mayfield arrives at the scene of a deadly shooting, she’s shocked to find that the witnesses have caught the killer, and that he’s someone she knows. Rebecca’s a by-the-book detective, and ...

Island Rapture – Sandra E Sinclair

“The devil is in the details” When autistic savant Ethan Shamsi proposed to the unsuspecting Hasana Bennett, he’s unfazed by her rejection of his proposal, and convinced he’s winning her over. Her use of the words ‘apocalypse’, and ‘hell freezing over’ didn’t register with him, that maybe she wasn’t interested in forging a lifelong relationship, outside of their current arrangement as co-owners of Catica Island. Two failed relationships have left Hasana Bennett cold and bitter. She’s sworn off romance, and men in general. She’s stunned ...

Secrets of PEACE – T. A. Hernandez

The year is 2122, and eighteen-year-old Zira is a skilled but inexperienced assassin working for the authoritarian PEACE Project. When misinformation causes her assignment to backfire, Zira must decide whether to believe everything the Project has told her or open her eyes to the new reality in front of her.

Dr. Knox – Peter Spiegelman

“Peter Spiegelman’s Dr. Knox is a bruised wonder of a crime novel. Filled with page-turning intrigue and an L.A. atmosphere so richly rendered you can practically smell the ‘eucalyptus and dust,’ it is both thrilling and rueful, harrowing and moving. DON’T MISS IT” —Megan Abbott, award-winning author of The Fever .  From the author of Red Cat and Thick as Thieves: a gripping new thriller about a medical doctor with a powerful humanitarian impulse, an unhealthy appetite for risk, and a knack for finding himself between a rock and a ...

Flank Street – A.J. Sendall

She’s out to avenge her sister’s death – he’s on a path to self-destruction. Heather Todd’s life had never been easy, but when her sister died as a result of overcut cocaine, everything changed. Now she’s determined to take down Sydney’s notorious organized crime ring, vowing to ensure her sister didn’t die in vain. Ex MI6 operative turned world sailor, Sam Autenburg is on a bender after his partner died, also as a result of overcut cocaine. When one night things go desperately wrong for ...

Resplendent Ruin – Bella J

Trapped in a seemingly perfect and sheltered life, Juliette Mason suddenly finds herself in a place where she starts to question everything she thought she knew about life and love. A place where she starts to doubt her dreams, where nothing in her life makes sense anymore. A place where she finds Knox Taylor … … and he was everything she thought she never wanted. Knox was blissfully happy living a fast life of reckless behavior, impulsive decisions, and beautiful women. But then Juliette happened ...

Bite the Big One! – Sharon Karaa

Jennifer Owens has her fair share of troubles, what with being pestered by dead people and having to dodge the spells cast by her best friend, Becky, who is the worst witch in the history of witchcraft. On top of that, she has to contend with a sex-mad octogenarian who seems to be stalking her. She doesn’t think things can get any worse. But then she becomes the target of a band of vampires who wanted to protect a secret that only she can unlock, ...