Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Disappeared – C. J. Box

Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett has two lethal cases to contend with in this electrifying #1New York Times-bestseller from C. J. Box. Wyoming’s new governor isn’t sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard. Pickett knows that happens sometimes–these ranches are stocked with handsome young cowboys, and “ranch romances” aren’t uncommon. But ...

The Unimaginable – Dina Silver

This book begins with twenty-eight-year-old Jessica bound, gagged, and fearing for her life aboard a luxury sailboat. She’s being held hostage by Somali pirates. Based on real events, we’re told. After twenty-eight years of playing by the rules, Jessica Gregory moves from her small Indiana town to Phuket, Thailand. But her newfound routine is upended with the arrival of Grant Flynn, a captivating, elusive man who is sailing around the world while trying to move on from a past tragedy. Jessica volunteers to help crew ...

Strong to the Bone – Jon Land

Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong takes on a gang of neo-Nazis in Strong to the Bone, an action-packed novel of the critically acclaimed Caitlin Strong series by Jon Land. 1944: Texas Ranger Jim Strong investigates a triple murder inside a Nazi POW camp in Texas. The Present: His daughter, fifth generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong, finds herself pursuing the killer her father never caught in the most personal case of her career—a conspiracy stretching from that Nazi POW camp to a modern-day neo-Nazi gang. A sinister ...

The Weight of Madness – Randileigh Kennedy

Sophia Grace is no stranger to loving someone who doesn’t recognize her most days. Her Grandma Eve has Alzheimer’s, and showing up day after day to let the sunshine in is all she can do about it. Lance Rivers has his own complications, and surely Sophia can’t cure him either, despite her best efforts. No amount of reason can convince him he’s capable of loving a girl like her – though perhaps logic has little to do with it. Maybe pure, uncomplicated love isn’t made ...

The Temptation of Forgiveness – Donna Leon

In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences The memorable characters and Venetian drama that have long captivated Donna Leon’s many readers are on full display in The Temptation of Forgiveness. Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is surprised more consequentially by the appearance of a friend of his wife’s, fearful that her son ...

Falling for the Marshal: Horseshoe Romance Book One – Romilly West

Singer-songwriter Laura Clark is a thoroughly modern woman with an abiding fascination for the Old West. Growing up in Wyoming, Laura has always found one hero particularly intriguing: Tom Russell, the legendary marshal of Horseshoe, Wyoming. After losing her father to cancer and breaking up with her immature, self-absorbed boyfriend, Laura visits her father’s Old West museum and discovers a photograph of Tom Russell that not only captures her heart but also catapults her back in time to 1877 – the marshal’s heyday. Will the ...

Joy in a Box – Sally Hanan

A collection of short stories for adults, full of hope and possibilities A blind girl has a gift; a father’s heart breaks; a young boy in Africa might die; the step-children want her dead husband’s money . . . Read these short snippets of fiction and be prepared to gasp, giggle, and groan. Sally Hanan’s insight into the human heart brings depth and richness to her inspirational stories, many of them written in a poetic style of prose that flows and gurgles like a country ...

Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump – Michael Isikoff & David Corn

The incredible, harrowing account of how American democracy was hacked by Moscow as part of a covert operation to influence the U.S. election and help Donald Trump gain the presidency. RUSSIAN ROULETTE is a story of political skullduggery unprecedented in American history. It weaves together tales of international intrigue, cyber espionage, and superpower rivalry. After U.S.-Russia relations soured, as Vladimir Putin moved to reassert Russian strength on the global stage, Moscow trained its best hackers and trolls on U.S. political targets and exploited WikiLeaks to ...

The Sun God’s Heir: Return – Elliott Baker

The debut novel from Elliott Baker, The Sun God’s Heir: Return is a new addition to the great historical fantasy tradition of Wilbur Smith, Guy Gavriel Kay, and Patrick O’Brian. For three thousand years a brother’s hatred burns. In seventeenth century France two souls incarnate, one born the child of a prosperous merchant, the other, forces his way into incarnation, determined to continue a reign of terror begun long ago. One remembers, one does not.

Parrot Talk – David B. Seaburn

Lucas and Grinder are more than a little surprised and confused to hear that their mother, Millie, who they haven’t heard from in over thirty years, has died. Now her best friend wants them to come to Pittsburgh to take care of their mother’s effects, chief among them being Paul. A road trip ensues with memorable stops at a Racino, a Pittsburgh landmark greasy spoon and finally a ride on an incline trolley to meet their mother’s friend, Janice. They are taken aback when she ...

Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff – Sean Penn

“It seems wrong to say that so dystopian a novel is great fun to read, but it’s true. I suspect that Thomas Pynchon and Hunter S. Thompson would love this book.” —Salman Rushdie From legendary actor and activist Sean Penn comes a scorching, darkly funny novel about Bob Honey—a modern American man, entrepreneur, and part-time assassin. Bob Honey has a hard time connecting with other people, especially since his divorce. He’s tired of being marketed to every moment, sick of a world where even an orgasm ...

Yes Please – Amy Poehler

  Star of Comedy Central, Saturday Night Live, and perhaps most famously, the actor behind the brilliant Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler is 42. That’s a bit early for a biography, but she’s been busy. Her book is both a reflection of her past and a contemplation of her future; from the midpoint of 42, a look at life in both directions. In her first book, one of our most beloved funny folk delivers a smart, pointed, and ultimately inspirational read. Full ...

Shaper of Stone – Keith Keffer

My name is Devin Symms. I’m not from here. Hell, I don’t even know where here is. I only know it isn’t home. It isn’t Earth. I don’t know how I got here and I don’t know how to get back. I don’t even know if I can get back. I’ve met some people who seem to want to help. Nice people. Well, mostly people and mostly nice. I wouldn’t have made it this far without them. They have magic. Strange magic like nothing I ...

Covert Game – Christine Feehan

Treason, torture and temptation haunt the GhostWalkers in their most dangerous adventure yet, as Christine Feehan’s #1 New York Times bestselling series hits an explosive new high. Rescuing an industrial spy from the hands of a criminal mastermind is a suicide mission for the GhostWalkers. And there’s no one more up to the task than Gino Mazza. He’s the perfect killing machine–a man driven by demons so dark and destructive that his blighted soul has given up trying to find solace. But his laser-sharp focus ...