Here are some of the books that we just can't stop talking about!
Two thumbs WAY up for this brilliantly crafted thriller. Hugely enjoyable read, full of twists that will keep you guessing until the very end. Think you have it all figured out? Think again...
"This is a tale of murder. Or maybe that not quite true. At its heart is a love story, isn't it?"
I dove right in to this atmospheric, locked room-esque mystery. Definitely worth your consideration if you've got a craving for a captivating story of love, friendship, and jealousy.
Is there anything you wouldn't do for a huge amount of money? Are you sure? This one is a rollicking drama involving the kidnapping of a toddler, four dead husbands, letters written from beyond the years, and a layered look at family dysfunction. SO FUN!
A remarkable family drama for savvy readers who recognize a great book from the first chapter. Mystery of a dead body in a church attic, clues revealed all the way to the last chapter, flawed characters you will root for, engaging and conversational style of writing, and secrets galore!
The perfect gift, even in the off-season, for anyone who appreciates the greatest game ever created.
Does the author solve the mystery of the disappearance of Rudolf Diesel? Maybe, but this well told history of this brilliant and forward-thinking genius is absolutely worth the journey of this book.
An intriguing account of this little-known historical event. The Wager sets sail, undergoes danger, disease, marauding and shipwreck. Grann masterfully details the human spirit in all of its glory and pain.
Scheduled to be a movie!
A must read for those that loved reading The River of Doubt! Not just Roosevelt's partner in the Amazon expedition, Rondon lived an extraordinary life as a national hero, humanitarian, and conservationist who was easily more than a century ahead of his time.
This title has dual meaning. Frazier captures the historical, social, and cultural content of the 1930s skillfully while transporting the reader back to that hard time. Vivid descriptions of scenery and locations move the story along as the protagonist struggles with a case of shady characters.
Based on actual historical figures from the 1865 Yukon Gold Rush from California to Canada. Djanikian honors the First Nations people whose lives where forever impacted by the opportunistic gold searches. Events come full circle as the original fortune trickles down to the most deserving of all! Well written and intriguing!
A true crime fictionalization of several of Ted Bundy's horrific killings. Although Bundy has become a household name, Knoll writes this book to instead highlight the intelligence and potential of the women he victimized and refuses to even acknowledge his name in the book. Knoll says, "And I think that's it, the thing they all had in common - a light that outshone his." A very effective story of a serial killer, yes, but even more so, of heartbreaking tragedy of lost lives.
Spanning from 1910-1947, this historical fiction travels from England to Malaysia to China to South Africa. Eng seamlessly merges real life people with fictional characters. Complicated political times - complicated relationships - totally engagins@ Timeless love portrayed with depth. Enjoy!
I cannot say enough about this devastating story that is so beautifully written. A blend of history, spirituality, and mysticism. A crushing story filled with love, hope, and amazing strength written in Ward/s unequaled style.
For fans of westerns and fans of great writing. Two weeks from November 1868 retold through a letter written by Benjamin Shreve, who has a heart as BIG as Texas, who Little Tot. Magical - a gift to the reader.
- Jeri Kay
The cemetery caretaker ends up taking care of much more than he ever expected. A bit of "Our Town" intertwined with some Shakespearian plot development, this book is for those who enjoy strong characters, both good and evil.
This may be the most aptly titled book that I have ever read. An unreliable narrator paired with an intriguing, original story line made for a truly enjoyable, twisty story.