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Murder on Cold Street

Here’s an interesting take on a Victorian murder mystery—Sherlock Holmes is a “she.” Charlotte Holmes is the sister of the infamous “Sherlock” and only a few are aware of her true identity and unique abilities to solve mysteries in his name. As many women were forced to do, Charlotte has adopted a non-assuming identity all […]

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Practicing Normal

This novel by Cara Sue Achterberg raises the question around how much we are really hiding from the world—and ourselves. Welcome to the sweet Pine Estates suburban home of the Turners, a seemingly happy couple Kate and Everett and their two children, Jenna and JT. But as you walk through the door you soon realize […]

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The Desert’s Share

The setting for Shannon Baker’s suspense The Desert’s Share is  unbelievably unique and timely. It’s set on the Arizona border with the lead character, Michaela Sanchez, a former law enforcement officer now newly minted border patrol agent trying to build a career she believes in while managing a rebellious family challenging her at every turn. […]

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The Patience of Karma

This latest suspense by Cynthia Hamilton propels you right on the heels of two private detectives as they track down a suspected killer and a runaway bride. Madeline and Mike Delaney run both an event company and a private investigation firm that’s quickly gaining traction as one of the boldest young PI houses in Santa […]

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Don’t Look In

Hold on to your seat. This psychological suspense by Tom Saric takes you to the small rural town where Gus Young now calls home, hoping the remote life will expel his demons. Once a renowned psychiatrist, Gus gave everything he had to his patients and his work, which unfortunately led to the demise of his […]

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Dear Emmie Blue

This sweet women’s fictional title by British author, Lia Louis is both heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time. When a young Emmie Blue releases a balloon that held her email and secret into the sky, she wasn’t prepared for where the journey would take her. A young man, Lucas Moreau, summering on a French […]

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