Just After Midnight, Catherine Ryan Hyde, Lake Union - Thirty-something Faith escapes her abusive husband Robert and seeks refuge at her parent’s California beach house.
Pride, Ibi Zoboi, Harper Collins - Ibi Zoboi has successfully “remixed” Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice into a contemporary coming-of-age love story of race and family.
The Mutual UFO Society, Lee Martin, Dzanc Books - In Lee Martin’s latest short story collection, The Mutual UFO Network, he explores delicate moments of connection and alienation between strangers, neighbors, parents and children and strangers.
Killer Thriller, Lee Goldberg, Thomas & Mercer - Ian Ludlow, best-selling author of the Clint Straker thriller series, got an offer from the CIA. The agency is impressed by Ludlow’s talent for devising plots which have an unnerving habit of coming true, and wants to hire him to predict trouble for the United States, but Ludlow declines.
All This I Will Give To You, Dolores Redondo, Amazon Crossing - Novelist Manuel Ortigosa is at home in Madrid when he learns his husband Álvaro has died in a car accident.
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s, editor Leslie S. Klinger, Pegasus Crime - Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle set the gold standard of detective fiction with his Sherlock Holmes stories, and for many years Conan-Doyle and other British crime writers, such as Agatha Christie, dominated the genre. In the 1920s American crime writers appeared on the scene with a distinctive style all their own.
The Invention of Race in the Middle Ages, Geraldine Heng, Cambridge University Press - “The Invention of Race in Middle Ages” challenges “race theorists” who claim “race” identification is a modern phenomenon. Rather, as author Geraldine Heng’s research back to European Middle Ages reveals, it was actually then that different race distinctions emerged
In the Vines, Shannon Kirk, Thomas & Mercer - Twenty-something Princeton student Mary Olivia Pentecost – "Mop" – is related to the Vandonbeers, an old New England family with "more family money than all the Kennedys ever had, combined."
Jane Doe, Victoria Helen Stone, Lake Union - Steven Hepsworth has a nice life. He’s good looking, pleasant, a rising middle manager at work, and a deacon in his father’s church.
In Your Hands, Inês Pedrosa, Amazon Publishing - Told in three parts, In Your Hands begins in Portugal in 1935. Wealthy socialite Jenny falls in love with businessman Antonio, who is already in love with bisexual Pedro.