Youngblood – Matt Gallagher

The US military is preparing to withdraw from Iraq, and newly-minted lieutenant Jack Porter struggles to accept how it’s happening—through alliances with warlords who have Arab and American blood on their hands. Day after day, Jack tries to assert his leadership in the sweltering, dreary atmosphere of Ashuriyah. But his world is disrupted by the arrival of veteran Sergeant Daniel Chambers, whose aggressive style threatens to undermine the fragile peace that the troops have worked hard to establish. As Iraq plunges back into chaos and ...

Leaving Montana – Thomas Whaley

Benjamin Sean Quinn’s life seemed perfect. He was physically fit, had a great job, a loving, monogamous relationship, two happy, healthy daughters and an established circle of friends. But anger relentlessly smoldered inside Benjamin. Growing up with dysfunctional parents and their tumultuous marriage left Ben emotionally scarred. For decades, Ben had tried unsuccessfully to conquer his demons, to banish the anger he felt towards his parents. Ben strove to end the toxic cycle and avoid adopting the pattern of his parents. By the time he ...

Wrecked and Yours – CeeCee James

Does life ever give second chances? Five years ago Miranda and Jason were inseparable–runaway teens standing together against the rest of the world. But those days are long gone. Triggered by the ghosts of her past, twenty-year-old Miranda abandons her life and everyone she knew, determined to carve a new identity as an adult. Jason swears his relationship with her is ruined. Now, two years later Miranda returns, forced to pair together with Jason to overcome the biggest challenge they’ve ever faced, or be destroyed. ...

Type and Cross – Staci Troilo

Blood defines family. Blood reveals betrayal. Dr. Royce Keller is no stranger to blood. As Chief of Emergency Medicine at Oakland Regional Hospital, it’s his job, his calling. To Royce, it is the very essence of life—what ties his family, his career, and his world together. Until he learns everything he believes is wrong. Vanessa Keller has a secret she has kept hidden for almost two decades. It’s her burden, her cross to bear. To Vanessa, the truth is a choice—something best forgotten for the ...

The Last Anniversary – Liane Moriarty

From Liane Moriarty, author of #1 New York Times bestsellers The Husband’s Secret and Big Little Lies, comes an unforgettable novel defined by her signature sharp wit, page-turning storyline, and lovable and eccentric characters. Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one who got away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was going to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back ...

Blue – Danielle Steel

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Ginny Carter was once a rising star in TV news, married to a top anchorman, with a three-year-old son and a full and happy life in Beverly Hills—until her whole world dissolved in a single instant on the freeway two days before Christmas. In the aftermath, she pieces her life back together and tries to find meaning in her existence as a human rights worker in the worst areas around the globe. Then, on the anniversary of the fateful accident—and ...

The Balladeer – Fred Calvert

Bobby Wayner was twelve when he watched his older brother, Eldon, die on the kitchen table from a shotgun wound. The opening of Fred Calvert’s lyrical novel “The Balladeer” sets the tone for this striking and poignant tale about the destruction of two families. During World War II in Kentucky, farm boys Bobby and Eldon Wayner are budding balladeers. They become intrigued with a recluse farmer, “Ol’ Weber,” a German immigrant. Rumors allege that he’s a Nazi and that he‘d even murdered his own family. ...

Flying Lessons – H. Lovelyn Bettison

Henry and his daughter, Chandra, are stuck. Haunted by the past, they sleepwalk through life until unexpected relationships shake up their perceptions of reality. Henry’s new friendship with a neighbor blurs the boundaries between the living and the dead, and Chandra starts to see possibilities she’s never noticed before.