Met Her Match, Jude Devereaux, Mira - Summer Hill, Virginia, is like any small town—full of gossip, often vicious. Terri Rayburn knows this all too well, being subject to it her entire life.
The Wives, Tarryn Fisher, Graydon House - Thursday lives up to her given name. On Thursday she provides a loving home and hot sex to Seth Ellington, her perfectly charming partner in a polygamous relationship with two other, anonymous, women.
American Science Fiction: 1960-1966 & 1968-1969, Gary K. Wolfe Editor, Library of America - The 1960s saw a huge upsurge in groundbreaking science fiction in America. Champions of the genre produced a volume of work that redefined the nature of science fiction and how it related to the real world.
Lost Hills, Lee Goldberg, Thomas & Mercer - At the end of one’s complex and perhaps trying day, a Lee Goldberg detective story is just the ticket. The prolific author has produced more than 30 novels, mystery series and scores of TV shows, all with the same theme: a hero who saves the day.
Legacy and the Queen by Kobe Bryant, Annie Mathew - If there are any doubts Olympic gold medalist and NBA champion Kobe Bryant can tell a good story, his young reader book, “Legacy and the Queen,” written by Annie Matthew, dispels them.
How to Hack a Heartbreak, Kristin Rockaway, Graydon House - Mel Strickland works the help desk in Hatch, a NYC tech incubator company. It’s a soul-destroying job in an atmosphere of toxic masculinity.
Miracle Man, William R Leibowitz, MMR - From an early age Bobby Austin shows he’s no ordinary child, in spite of the terrible circumstances of his birth. His foster parents are amazed at Bobby’s phenomenal intelligence.
Nine Elms, Robert Bryndza, Thomas & Mercer - Autumn 1995: Kate Marshall was a rising young Detective Constable with the Metropolitan Police, one of a team tasked with catching a serial killer nicknamed the Nine Elms Cannibal.
Recipe for a Perfect Wife, Karma Brown, Penguin Random House - Karma Brown’s novel, “Recipe for a Perfect Wife,” weaves together the unhappy lives of two women, Nellie Murdoch, a 1950s housewife, and Alice, in 2018, who share a powerful bond. The book puts a new spin on the expression that a “women’s place is in the kitchen.”
You, Me, Everything, Catherine Isaac, Penguin - Ten years ago Jess Pendleton went through childbirth with only her mother to support her. Her partner Adam failed to respond to any of the frantic messages telling him to get to the hospital.