June 12, 2012
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On Sale the Week of June 11th in Hardcover
CAPITAL by John Lanchester
In 2008, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers are going under, and the residents of Pepys Road, London --- including a banker and his shopaholic wife, an old woman dying of a brain tumor and her graffiti-artist grandson, and a shadowy refugee who works as the meter maid --- are receiving anonymous postcards reading “We Want What You Have.” Who is behind it? What do they want?
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780393082074
BEAUTIFUL RUINS by Jess Walter
In 1962, a young innkeeper in Italy spies an apparition: a tall, thin woman approaching him on a boat. He soon learns that she’s an American actress --- and she’s dying. And the story begins again today, when an elderly Italian man shows up on a movie studio's back lot, searching for the mysterious woman he last saw at his hotel decades earlier
Harper * 9780061928123
BETWEEN YOU AND ME by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
Logan Wade has built a life for herself in New York City, far from her unhappy childhood in Oklahoma. But when she gets the call that her famous cousin needs a new assistant, it’s an offer she can’t refuse. However, their reunion is quickly overshadowed by the toxic dynamic between Kelsey and her parents, causing Logan to question if their childhood has left them both too broken to succeed.
Atria Books * 9781439188187
A CONSPIRACY OF FRIENDS: A Corduroy Mansions Novel by Alexander McCall Smith
It's back to Corduroy Mansions in London's hip Pimlico neighborhood for the third installment in Alexander McCall Smith's latest series. The residents of Corduroy Mansions are all struggling with their nearest and dearest. It seems as though the universe itself is conspiring against them. Everyone must fix their relationships with one another before Corduroy Mansions as we know it crumbles for good.
Pantheon * 9780307907233
THE CONVICTION by Robert Dugoni
Lawyer David Sloane’s teenage son, Jake, and his friend find themselves in a wilderness detention camp after being convicted of vandalizing a general store. As Sloane fights the conviction against the boys, he discovers that the local judge’s authority seems to extend far beyond the confines of his courtroom. Meanwhile, Jake is learning the hard way that this detention center has a very different purpose than rehabilitating troubled youths.
Touchstone * 9781451606720
THE DEMANDS by Mark Billingham
The Crime: Customers of a convenience store are taken captive. The Demand: The man needs to know what really happened to his son, who died an "accidental" death in prison. The Twist: What Detective Tom Thorne discovers upends everything he thought he knew about those he put away. But will it be enough to fulfill the wishes of the distraught and dangerous father?
Mulholland Books * 9780316126632
GILDED AGE by Claire McMillan
Eleanor Hart had made a brilliant marriage in New York, but it ended in a scandalous divorce and 30 days in rehab. Now she finds that she will still need a husband to be socially complete. However, through one misstep after another, Ellie mishandles her second act. Her options narrow and future prospects contract, until she faces a desperate choice.
Simon & Schuster * 9781451640472
HEADING OUT TO WONDERFUL by Robert Goolrick
Recently back from the war in Europe, Charlie Beale shows up in the quiet town of Brownsburg, Virginia. His job at the local butcher shop gives him the opportunity to meet all the townsfolk, including a beautiful teenage bride. Ultimately, Charlie’s obsession with Sylvan Glass threatens to destroy everything and everyone in its path.
Algonquin Books * 9781565129238
THE LAST KIND WORDS by Tom Piccirilli
Raised in a clan of small-time thieves and grifters, Terrier Rand decided to cut free from them and go straight after his older brother, Collie, went on a senseless killing spree. Five years later, and days before his scheduled execution, Collie contacts Terry and asks him to return home. He claims he wasn't responsible for one of the murders --- and insists that the real killer is still on the loose.
Bantam * 9780553592481
MISSION TO PARIS by Alan Furst
In the summer of 1938, Hollywood film star Fredric Stahl is on his way to Paris to make a movie for Paramount France. The Nazis know he’s coming; for their purposes, Fredric Stahl is a perfect agent of influence, and they attack him. What they don’t know is that Stahl, horrified by the Nazi war on Jews and intellectuals, has become part of an informal spy service being run out of the American embassy in Paris.
Random House * 9781400069484
NICEVILLE by Carsten Stroud
A boy literally disappears from Main Street, while an audacious bank robbery goes seriously wrong, triggering a disastrous cascade of events that ricochet across 20 different lives over the course of just 36 hours. Nick Kavanaugh and his wife, Kate, find themselves struggling to make sense not only of the disappearance and the robbery but also of a shadow world, where time has a different rhythm and justice is elusive.
Knopf * 9780307700957
PORCH LIGHTS by Dorothea Benton Frank
Dorothea Benton Frank takes readers on an emotional journey deep into the heart of her beloved South Carolina Lowcountry. In PORCH LIGHTS, she conjures the magic and mystery in the wild shores, misty dunes, gentle salt breezes, and rainbow sunsets of the enchanted Sullivan’s Island, where three generations of a family will discover the indelible power of love.
William Morrow * 9780061961298
THE QUEEN’S VOW: A Novel of Isabella of Castile by C. W. Gortner
“No one believed I was destined for greatness.” So begins Isabella’s story, in C. W. Gortner’s novel about one of history’s most famous and controversial queens --- the warrior who united a fractured country, the champion of the faith whose reign gave rise to the Inquisition, and the visionary who sent Columbus to discover a New World.
Ballantine Books * 9780345523969
THE RED HOUSE by Mark Haddon
Richard, a wealthy doctor, invites his estranged sister Angela and her family to join him for a week at a vacation home in the English countryside. Richard has just re-married and inherited a willful stepdaughter in the process; Angela has a feckless husband and three children who sometimes seem alien to her. The stage is set for seven days of resentment and guilt, a staple of family gatherings the world over.
Doubleday * 9780385535779
SERPENT'S KISS: A Witches of East End Novel by Melissa de la Cruz
Joanna and her daughters, bookish Ingrid and wild-child Freya, are just settling into the newfound peace that has been cast over their small, off-the-map town of North Hampton. With the centuries-old restriction against practicing magic lifted, casting spells, mixing potions, and curing troubled souls has never felt so good for the three witches. That is, until everything gets turned upside down.
Hyperion * 9781401323967
THE THIRD GATE by Lincoln Child
An archaeological team is secretly attempting to locate the tomb of an ancient pharaoh in the Sudd, a nearly impassable swamp in northern Sudan. They find what is believed to be the god-king Narmer's tomb and hope to find within it his legendary crown, which supposedly possessed awesome powers. A series of inexplicable occurrences are causing people to fear a curse, and it is up to Professor Jeremy Logan to answer the questions being raised with the alarm.
Doubleday * 9780385531382
XO: A Kathryn Dance Novel by Jeffery Deaver
Kayleigh Towne is gorgeous with a voice that is taking her to the heights of the country pop charts. Her hit single “Your Shadow” puts her happily in the spotlight, until an innocent exchange with one of her fans leads Kayleigh into a dark and terrifying realm. Special Agent Kathryn Dance must use her considerable skills at investigation and body language analysis to stop the stalker. But before long, she learns that Kayleigh has more than just one fan with a mission.
Simon & Schuster * 9781439156377
YOU CAME BACK by Christopher Coake
Mark Fife believes he has successfully moved past the horrible memories of his life; he is in love again and feels completely in control. Then he is contacted by a woman who tells him not only that she owns his old house, but that she believes it's haunted by his dead son's ghost. He must find his ex-wife and together try to help their son, while grappling with the disbelief of ghosts.
Grand Central Publishing * 9781455506705
THE BELLWETHER REVIVALS by Benjamin Wood
An assistant at a nursing home, 20-year-old Oscar Lowe has made a life for himself amid the colleges and spires of Cambridge and yet is a world apart from its privileged students. By chance, he meets the wealthy, charismatic Bellwether siblings, Iris and Eden. Oscar soon finds himself drawn into Iris’ opulent world and entangled in the strange obsessions of her brilliant but emotionally troubled brother, Eden.
Viking Adult * 9780670023592
THE HYPNOTIST’S LOVE STORY by Liane Moriarty
Ellen O’Farrell is a hypnotherapist who has never met her father and can’t seem to keep a relationship going. When her new guy Patrick reveals that his ex-girlfriend is stalking him, Ellen is more intrigued than frightened. What makes a supposedly smart, professional woman behave this way? She’d love to meet her. What Ellen doesn’t know is that she already has.
Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam * 9780399159107
THE LAST TRADE by James Conway
Drew Havens made a killing for the Rising Fund, which, thanks to his prognostications, was the only hedge operation to anticipate and capitalize on the mortgage crisis of 2008. He sees things others can't --- from the collapse of the American real estate market to the multibillion-dollar rise of his ruthless and charismatic boss. Havens is now rich beyond his dreams, but his work at the Rising Fund has cost him his marriage. And now it may cost him his life.
Dutton Adult * 9780525952824
THE NERUDA CASE by Roberto Ampuero
Cayetano Brulè has taken on his first case as a private eye. After meeting the poet Pablo Neruda at a party, he is hired by him to solve the great mystery of his life. As Cayetano struggles to embrace the new inspector identity foisted upon him, he begins to learn more about Neruda’s hidden agenda.
Riverhead Hardcover * 9781594487439
THE QUEEN’S LOVER by Francine du Plessix Gray
At a masquerade ball in Paris in 1774, the dashing Swedish nobleman Count Axel von Fersen first meets the mesmerizing 19-year-old Dauphine Marie Antoinette, wife of the shy, reclusive prince who will soon become Louis XVI. This electric encounter launches a life-long romance that will span the course of the French Revolution.
The Penguin Press * 9781594203374
SLOUCHING TOWARD ADULTHOOD: Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest by Sally Koslow
Millions of American parents sit down to dinner every night, wondering why fully grown children are joining them --- or, more likely, grunting good-bye as they head out for another night of who knows what. Sally Koslow, a journalist, novelist and mother of two “adultescents,” digs deep to reveal what lies behind the current generation's unwillingness --- or inability --- to take flight.
Viking Adult * 9780670023622
SWIMMING TO ELBA by Silvia Avallone
Anna and Francesca are on the brink of everything: high school, adulthood, and the edge of ambition in their provincial town. It's summer in Piombino, Italy, and in their skimpy bathing suits, flaunting their newly acquired curves, the girls suddenly have everyone in their thrall. When their friendship suffers a blow, they set off on their own only to discover that their budding sexuality takes them further than they expect, though not as far as their dreams.
Viking Adult * 9780670023585
THE WRONG MAN by David Ellis
When Jason Kolarich accepts the case of a homeless Iraq War veteran accused of murdering a young paralegal, his course seems clear: to mount an insanity defense for a man suffering so badly from post-traumatic stress disorder that he has no real memory of the crime. But as Kolarich digs deeper, he learns that only days before her death, the murdered paralegal had stumbled onto information that someone would kill to keep secret.
Putnam Adult * 9780399158285
On Sale the Week of June 11th in Paperback
AFRAID TO DIE: A Selena Alvarez/Regan Pescoli Novel by Lisa Jackson
The bodies of two women who Detective Selena Alvarez knew are found frozen solid and deliberately displayed. And each wears a piece of Selena's jewelry. Selena’s partner, Detective Regan Pescoli, is on the case, but this killer already knows too much about her secret terror, her flaws, and the past she's tried to outrun. And soon he'll show her that she has every reason to be afraid.
Zebra * 9781420118506
AMERICA PACIFICA by Anna North
Darcy lives in a future we can't even imagine, taking place after another ice age has destroyed North America. America Pacifica is a desolate island in the Pacific Ocean where Darcy and her mother eke out a miserable existence, made bearable only by their closeness…until Darcy's mother vanishes. Darcy's yearning to find her brings a breathless urgency to this page-turner.
Reagan Arthur/Back Bay Books * 9780316105071
THE ASTRAL by Kate Christensen
The Astral is a huge rose-colored old pile of an apartment building in the gentrifying neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For decades it was the home of the poet Harry Quirk, his wife, Luz, and their two children. But Luz has found (and destroyed) some poems of Harry’s that ignite her long-simmering suspicions of infidelity, and he’s been kicked out. Now he must reckon with the consequence of his literary, marital, financial and parental failures.
Anchor * 9780307473356
BLOODLINE by Mark Billingham
A murderer is targeting the children of victims of Raymond Garvey, an infamous serial killer from London's past. When Murder Squad veteran Detective Tom Thorne is called into what seems like, for once, an ordinary domestic murder, he thinks he's caught a break. But when a mysterious sliver of bloodstained X-ray that was found clutched in the victim's fist is replicated at other crime scenes around the city, Thorne realizes this is not a simple case.
Mulholland Books * 9780316126656
THE CAT’S TABLE by Michael Ondaatje
Cloaked in the garb of a classic coming-of-age story, THE CAT'S TABLE is an evocative tale of a strange and wondrous sea voyage from Sri Lanka to England in 1954. Its 11-year-old narrator is introduced in the course of a three-week journey to a cast of colorful, enigmatic characters and to a glimmer of the mysteries of the adult world.
Vintage * 9780307744418
CITY OF THE SNAKES by Darren Shan
CITY OF THE SNAKES brings a worthy horror/fantasy series to a close with a final installment that is more repulsive and shocking than ever. Thus far, these books have been crime mysteries focusing on the supernatural, but the last installment is the darkest, tending toward pure horror and giving readers a better glimpse of the serial killer Paucar Wami --- maybe a closer view than you’d bargained on.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446573467
DAMAGE CONTROL by Denise Hamilton
Maggie Silver is solidly middle class, with a mortgage to pay and an ill mother to support. She is doing her best to scramble up the ladder at an elite PR firm in Southern California as she tackles her toughest client yet: Senator Henry Paxton, whose daughter is her estranged friend. As Maggie gets further embroiled in the lives of the Paxtons, she realizes that the ties of her old friendship are stronger than she thinks.
Scribner * 9781451686326
THE DARK MONK: A Hangman's Daughter Tale by Oliver Potzsch
Oliver Pötzsch takes readers on a whirlwind tour through the occult hiding places of Bavaria’s ancient monasteries, bringing to life an unforgettable compassionate hangman and his tenacious daughter, painting a robust tableau of a 17th-century Bavaria still negotiating the lasting impacts of war, and quickening our pulses with a gripping, mesmerizing mystery.
Mariner Books * 9780547807683
DOUBLE DEXTER by Jeff Lindsay
Dexter Morgan enjoys his day job as a blood spatter analyst --- but he lives for his nighttime hobby of hunting other killers. When he discovers that someone is shadowing him, observing him, and copying his methods, Dexter is not pleased. But he is not one to tolerate displeasure --- in fact, he has a knack for extricating himself from trouble in his own pleasurable way.
Vintage * 9780307474933
THE GIRL IN THE GARDEN by Kamala Nair
A young woman unsure of her engagement revisits in memory the events of one scorching childhood summer when her beautiful yet troubled mother spirits her away from her home to an Indian village untouched by time, where she discovers in the jungle behind her ancestral house a spellbinding garden that harbors a terrifying secret.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446572699
HOPE SPRINGS by Kim Cash Tate
Janelle Evans hasn't gone back to Hope Springs since losing her husband. Becca Anderson is finally on the trajectory she's longed for. And Stephanie London has the ideal life. As these women come together, they soon recognize that healing is needed in their hearts, their families and their churches. God's plan for them in Hopes Springs is bigger than they ever imagined.
Thomas Nelson * 9781595549976
KISS HER GOODBYE by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
Private eye Mike Hammer’s old mentor on the New York police force has committed suicide, but Hammer knows that Inspector Doolan would never have killed himself. When a woman is murdered practically on the funeral home’s doorstep, Hammer is drawn into the hunt for a cache of Nazi diamonds, and for the mysterious beauty who had been close to Doolan in his final days.
Mariner Books * 9780547541204
MONDAYS WITH MY OLD PASTOR: Sometimes All We Need Is a Reminder from Someone Who Has Walked Before Us by José Luis Navajo
Thinking of quitting the ministry, pastor José Luis Navajo doesn't know where to turn until he begins meeting with a seasoned man of the cloth --- his "old pastor" --- who offers a legacy of wisdom in the form of 15 unique principles. In lyrical prose, Navajo shares the personal anecdotes, fables and deep spiritual insights offered by the old pastor and his wife.
Thomas Nelson * 9780849947254
NIGHTWOODS by Charles Frazier
Set in a small town in North Carolina in the early 1960s, NIGHTWOODS tells of Luce, a young woman who inherits her murdered sister’s troubled twins. Before the children, Luce was content with her quiet life amidst the Appalachian landscape, choosing to live apart from the community around her. But the coming of her disturbed niece and nephew changes everything, cracking open her solitary life in difficult, hopeful and dangerous ways.
Random House Trade Paperbacks * 9780812978803
NOBODY’S PERFECT: Two Men, One Call, and a Game for Baseball History by Armando Galarraga and Jim Joyce, with Daniel Paisner
The perfect game is one of the rarest accomplishments in sports. No hits, no walks, no men reaching base. In more than 130 years of Major League Baseball, it has only happened 20 times. On June 2, 2010, Armando Galarraga threw baseball’s 21st perfect game. Except that’s not how it entered the record books.
Grove Press * 9780802145871
WHEN WE ARGUED ALL NIGHT by Alice Mattison
Two young men are swimming naked in an Adirondack lake when they hear a motor, a car appears, and two women get out, one with an orange scarf around her head. It's 1936: New York is suffering through the Great Depression, and childhood friends Artie and Harold are unsure about everything --- jobs, lefty politics, women. After this time in the mountains, nothing will be quite the same.
Harper Perennial * 9780062120373
RELENTLESS PURSUIT: God's Love of Outsiders Including the Outsider in All of Us by Ken Gire
Everyone feels like an outsider sometimes. Acclaimed bestselling author Ken Gire brings readers into the action of Scripture, telling the stories of "outcasts" who found acceptance with God. Alongside the Bible stories, he blends contemporary examples and spiritual insights to paint a picture of a God who relentlessly pursues each of us.
Bethany House Publishers * 9780764208836
On Sale the Week of June 18th in Hardcover
GONE MISSING by Linda Castillo
When the search for a young Amish teen turns up a dead body, the case quickly becomes a murder investigation. Kate Burkholder knows that in order to solve this case, she will have to call upon everything she has to give. But will she piece together all the parts of this sinister puzzle in time to save the missing teen and the Amish community from a devastating fate?
Minotaur Books * 9780312658564
THE KINGS OF COOL: A Prequel to Savages by Don Winslow
In SAVAGES, Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon, twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love, O. Now, in this prequel, Winslow reaches back in time to tell the story of how Ben, Chon and O became the people they are. As the trio does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is inextricably linked with their parents’ history.
Simon & Schuster * 9781451665321
THE LONG EARTH by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson finds a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and…a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever.
Harper * 9780062067753
NEVER TELL by Alafair Burke
When 16-year-old Julia Whitmire is found dead in her bathtub, a handwritten suicide note left on her bed, her parents insist that their daughter would never take her own life. When they use their power to force a criminal investigation, NYPD detective Ellie Hatcher’s resistance (she’s convinced the case is a suicide) causes trouble for her both at work and in her personal life.
Harper * 9780061999161
THE ORPHANMASTER by Jean Zimmerman
Orphan children are going missing in 1663 New Amsterdam, and among those looking into the mysterious state of affairs are a quick-witted 22-year-old trader and a dashing British spy. But both the search for the killer and their newfound romance are endangered when Blandine is accused of being a witch and Edward is sentenced to hang for espionage.
Viking Adult * 9780670023646
A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY by Elizabeth Adler
Fifteen-year-old Issy and her newly-single mother, Caroline, are struggling to find their way alone, as well as together. Issy still adores her father and secretly blames her mother for their change in life. When Caroline’s dream of restoring an old barn into a restaurant finally begins to come true, her chance at happiness hangs in the balance as whispers of murder and vengeance find their way to her.
St. Martin's Press * 9780312668365
THE RECKONING by Alma Katsu
Alma Katsu delivers the highly anticipated follow-up to her haunting novel about an immortal woman learning firsthand that the heart wants what the heart wants, no matter how high the stakes. THE RECKONING picks up where THE TAKER leaves off, following Lanny on her path to redemption --- and creating a whole new level of suspense.
Gallery Books * 9781451651805
THE RISK AGENT by Ridley Pearson
Rutherford Risk is a firm specializing in extraction: the negotiation for and the recovery of hostages. Two unique outsiders are recruited to do their bidding: a forensic accountant hired to follow the money, and a civilian with unparalleled training in both combat and culture. But following the money leads to more complex --- and dangerous --- consequences than either anticipated.
Putnam Adult * 9780399158834
TELL THE WOLVES I’M HOME by Carol Rifka Brunt
When renowned painter Finn Weiss dies of a mysterious illness, his 14-year-old niece, June, is devastated. He was the only person who ever truly understood her. But Finn’s death brings a surprise acquaintance into June’s life --- someone who will help her to heal, and to question what she thinks she knows about Finn, her family, and even her own heart.
The Dial Press * 9780679644194
TUMBLEWEEDS by Leila Meacham
Three young friends --- the saint, the sinner and the angel --- grow up together in the sort of small Texas Panhandle town that lives and dies by its Friday night football games. A fateful event casts a long shadow over these three intertwined lives and leaves the reader turning the pages desperately to see how it all plays out.
Grand Central Publishing * 9781455509249
WICKED BUSINESS: A Lizzy and Diesel Novel by Janet Evanovich
When Harvard University English professor Gilbert Reedy is mysteriously murdered, Lizzy and Diesel take up his 20-year quest for the Luxuria Stone, an ancient relic believed by some to be infused with the power of lust. Tearing through Boston catacombs, government buildings and multi-million dollar residences, they’ll leave behind a trail of robbed graves, public disturbances and general mayhem.
Bantam * 9780345527776
THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU by Joshua Henkin
On July 4, 2005, the Frankel family descends upon their summer home in the Berkshires for a memorial to Leo, the youngest Frankel sibling, who was killed while on assignment in Iraq a year before. Over the course of three days, the Frankels will contend with sibling rivalries and marital feuds, volatile women and silent men, and, ultimately, the true meaning of family.
Pantheon * 9780375424366
On Sale the Week of June 18th in Paperback
40 LOVE by Madeleine Wickham
At their country estate, Patrick Chance and his wife host a weekend tennis party. As four couples gather on the sunny terrace, it seems obvious who is succeeding and who is falling behind. But by the end of the party, nothing will be quite as certain. While the couples’ children amuse themselves, the adults suffer a series of personal revelations and crises.
St. Martin's Griffin * 9780312562762
THE DOG WHO KNEW TOO MUCH: A Chet and Bernie Mystery by Spencer Quinn
Bernie is invited to give the keynote speech at the Great Western Private Eye Convention, but it’s Chet that the bigshot P.I. in charge has secret plans for. Meanwhile, Chet and Bernie are hired to find a kid who has gone missing from a wilderness camp in the high country. As if that weren’t enough, matters get complicated at home when a stray puppy that looks suspiciously like Chet shows up.
Atria Books * 9781439157107
THE GIRL BELOW by Bianca Zander
When a young woman, recently returned to London after a 10-year absence, finds herself slipping back into her childhood, she must solve the mysteries of her dysfunctional family --- and unearths disturbing secrets that could shatter everything she believes about who she is and her place in the world.
William Morrow Paperbacks * 9780062108166
THE MERYL STREEP MOVIE CLUB by Mia March
Two sisters and the cousin they grew up with after a tragedy are summoned home to their family matriarch's inn for a shocking announcement. Suddenly, Isabel, June and Kat are sharing the attic bedroom and barely speaking. But when they join the innkeeper and the other guests for weekly Movie Night --- it's Meryl Streep month --- they find themselves sharing secrets and questioning everything they thought they knew about life, love and one another.
Gallery Books * 9781451655391
PIGEON ENGLISH by Stephen Kelman
Lying in front of Harrison Opoku is the body of one of his classmates, who seems to have been murdered for his dinner. Armed with a pair of camouflage binoculars and various detective techniques, Harri and his best friend, Dean, plot to bring the perpetrator to justice. But nothing can prepare them for what happens when a criminal feels you closing in on him.
Mariner Books * 9780547737423
THE SEARCH: The Secrets of Crittenden County, Book Two by Shelley Shepard Gray
The serenity of the quiet Amish community of Marion, Kentucky, is disrupted when the body of Perry Borntrager is discovered in an abandoned well. Detective Luke Reynolds is brought in to help investigate. But before he can solve the crime, he faces unexpected feelings for Frannie, the Amish owner of the local bed-and-breakfast, who is carrying secrets of her own.
Avon Inspire * 9780062089724
A SEASON OF LOVE: Kauffman Amish Bakery Series, Book 5 by Amy Clipston
In the fifth and final novel of the Kauffman Amish Bakery Series, three young women are about to change their lives. As the stories of your favorite Amish community draw to a close, join Lindsay, her friends, and all the people of Bird-In-Hand for one last volume.
Zondervan * 9780310319979
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