By Nicola Marsh

Rose Mathieson is familiar with the single approach is up. It needs to be. She’s made a few blunders in her lifestyles, yet virtually wasting her son is a take-heed call. greater than that: it’s a decision to motion. It’s time to begin again.

The city of Redemption, Connecticut, turns out to provide precisely what she craves: a quiet, strong existence for her and her six-year-old son, Olly. yet Redemption has replaced in view that she final observed it—or possibly it’s simply Rose who has replaced. Her acceptance precedes her now, and never everyone seems to be chuffed to determine her back.

Caden Shoreham is, notwithstanding. Rose’s early life neighbor, a preacher’s son, and now the pillar of the neighborhood, he’s embarking on an formidable new course of his personal. He had constantly was hoping they could turn out greater than neighbors, yet Rose Mathieson isn’t particularly what his mom and dad and pals had in brain for him.

Everyone merits a chance—but has Rose used all her percentages up?

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Four ladies meet in an empty convention room. every one is a bit of frightened, a little bit intrigued and all are armed with steamy fantasies in their personal construction. What used to be an uneventful lunchtime literary membership is remodeled into anything else, anything forbidden, whatever that might lead them to ceaselessly associates.

"Who knew writing approximately and studying approximately soiled sexual peccadilloes can be so cathartic and life-affirming?" —Kirkus Reviews

"A shrewdpermanent and bawdy debut with characters that instantly delivery the reader onto an attractive rollercoaster trip of enjoyable. A bold novel of shared girl fantasies that the majority girls could by no means exhibit in well mannered, or for that topic, rude, corporation. —Suzy Parker, writer of Sex within the South

"A horny, raucous experience approximately 4 girls getting to know the simplest secrets and techniques of friendship, paintings and love." —Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, writer of Random Family

"This is the debut of an evidently talented author whose ear for discussion and eye for aspect (to say not anything of the sensual and sexual kind) placed Lisa Beth Kovetz's identify on my checklist of authors to appear ahead to reading." —Laura Van Wormer, bestselling writer of Riverside Drive

"An continuously pleasing account of 4 powerful characters who develop into pals and, after all, a lot more." —Booklist

"When Lisa Beth Kovetz wrote The Tuesday Erotica membership she used to be in an erotic temper. sign up for the membership and feature a few fun!" —Sidney Sheldon

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By Thrity Umrigar

From the significantly loved, bestselling writer of The international We Found and The house among Us, whom the New York instances booklet Review calls a “perceptive and . . . piercing writer,” comes a profound, heartbreakingly sincere novel approximately friendship, kinfolk, secrets and techniques, forgiveness, and moment chances.

An skilled psychologist, Maggie conscientiously keeps emotional distance from her sufferers. but if she meets a tender Indian girl who attempted to kill herself, her specialist detachment disintegrates. bring to a halt from her kinfolk in India, Lakshmi is desperately lonely and trapped in a loveless marriage to a domineering guy who limits her international to their small eating place and grocery store.

Moved by means of her plight, Maggie treats Lakshmi in her domestic workplace at no cost, speedy figuring out that the despondent girl doesn’t want a slash; she wishes a pal. made up our minds to empower Lakshmi as a lady who feels valued in her personal correct, Maggie abandons protocol, and shortly healthcare professional and sufferer became shut friends.

But whereas their courting is deeply affectionate, it's also warped via conflicting expectancies. whilst Maggie and Lakshmi open up and proportion long-buried secrets and techniques, the revelations will jeopardize their shut bond, shake their religion in one another, and strength them to confront painful choices.

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By Jo Dereske

No you may be extra orderly or prepared than devoted librarian Helma Zukas. nobody should be extra rash and raucous than avant-garde artist Ruth Winthrop. but the 2 girls are top associates and a imaginative, inventive, crime-solving staff. So whilst of Ruth's most up-to-date paintings—each depicting an ex-lover who met a really premature and mysterious end—are stolen, the fantastic beginner detectives get to paintings.

But digging via Ruth's romantic rendezvous turns up greater than damaged hearts. there is an indignant ex-wife, a jealous fellow artist, and a rampaging crew of neighborhood tree-huggers. there is hassle brewing in Bellehaven . . . and basically Helma and Ruth could make convinced that mayhem does not bring about murder.

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By Jodi Thomas

The concord novels are “Jodi Thomas all of the way—super characters [and] plenty of riveting subplots.”* Now the New York Times bestselling writer takes us again to concord, Texas, the place massive goals are brewing—and whatever and every thing is feasible…

Emily, the neighborhood librarian, has began a writing workforce, yet because the workforce stumbles via either the fiction and truth in their lives, they’re studying even more than how one can write. yet Emily without warning has different issues on her brain while a pal from her previous indicates up in Harmony's library. Now she needs to care for a mystery she’s saved for fifteen years—a mystery that modified her existence and threatens to shatter her destiny.

Meanwhile, new legal professional Rick Matheson thinks he’s answerable for his international until eventually injuries begin occurring throughout him. simply while he realizes a person is attempting to kill him, he meets a stunning U.S. Marshal named hint Adam. Now that the marshal has given him an excellent more advantageous cause to head on residing, he needs to discover ways to take an opportunity on lifestyles to dream bigger—and love better—than he ever has before...  

*Romance experiences Today

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By Brenda Novak

Did she as soon as have a sister? Has her mom lied these kinds of years? 

After a painful divorce, Maisey Lazarow returns to Fairham, the small island off the South Carolina coast the place she grew up. She is going there to heal—and to assist her brother, Keith, a deeply afflicted guy who is requested her to come back domestic. yet she refuses to stick within the relations condo. The final individual she desires to see is the rich, controlling mom she escaped years ago. 

Instead, she unearths herself dwelling round the corner to another individual she'd wish to avoid—Rafe Romero, the wild, reckless boy to whom she misplaced her virginity at 16. he is again at the island, and to her shock, he is elevating a tender daughter on my own. Maisey's nonetheless drawn to him, yet her heart's too damaged to risk… 

Then whatever much more traumatic occurs. She discovers a field of pictures that evoke far away stories of a bit woman, a toddler Keith recollects, too. Maisey believes the lady must've been their sister, yet their mom claims there has been no sister. 

Maisey is confident that kid existed. So the place is she now?

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By Tess Gerritsen

A gripping standalone mystery via the New York Times bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles series

INTERNATIONAL mystery WRITERS AWARD FINALIST • NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY LOS ANGELES TIMES AND SUSPENSE MAGAZINE
 
In a shadowy antiques store in Rome, violinist Julia Ansdell occurs upon a curious piece of music—the Incendio waltz—and is instantly entranced via its strange composition. filled with ardour, torment, and chilling attractiveness, and probably unknown to the realm, the waltz, its mournful minor key, its feverish arpeggios, seem to dance with a wierd lifetime of their very own. Julia is set to grasp the advanced paintings and make its melody heard.
 
again domestic in Boston, from the instant Julia’s bow strikes around the strings, drawing the waltz’s fiery notes into the air, anything unusual is stirred—and Julia’s international comes lower than possibility. The track has a terrifying and inexplicable influence on her younger daughter, who turns out violently reworked. confident that the hypnotic traces of Incendio are weaving a malevolent spell, Julia units out to find the guy and the that means in the back of the score.
 
Her quest beckons Julia to the traditional urban of Venice, the place she uncovers a gloomy, decades-old mystery regarding a dangerously robust relatives that might cease at not anything to maintain Julia from bringing the reality to light.

Praise for Playing with Fire
 
“Compelling . . . I defy you to learn the 1st bankruptcy and never singe your palms interpreting the rest.”—David Baldacci
 
“One of the easiest and most unusual thrillers of the year.”—Providence Journal
 
“[A] novel brimming with emotion, literary description, and mental suspense.”—The Huffington Post
 
“Will make readers drop every thing to immerse themselves in its propulsive twin narrative.”—Los Angeles Times

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By Timothy Black

Ever due to the fact that her loved husband Jack, a stockbroker with Cantor-Fitzgerald, died within the North Tower of the realm alternate middle on Nine-Eleven, Rusty Jackson Nale has led a hole lifestyles, disadvantaged of affection and companionship. And now in 2008 she faces her personal mortality because of her rescue and restoration paintings within the rubble of the dual Towers. Coaxed into attending a faculty reunion by means of her sorority sister, Rusty reluctantly is going again to her alma mater hoping probably to get "lucky." on the reunion she reconnects with Frederick with whom she had loved as a freshman earlier than a false impression had ruined their friendship and avoided any probability for a extra severe courting. Seeing Frederick rekindles an ember for Rusty, yet is it attainable, in the end those years, for Rusty to discover love back?

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By Sara Gruen

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this exciting new novel from the writer of Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen back demonstrates her expertise for growing spellbinding interval items. At the Water’s facet is a gripping and poignant love tale a few privileged younger woman’s awakening as she stories the devastation of global conflict II in a tiny village within the Scottish Highlands.

After disgracing themselves at a excessive society New Year’s Eve occasion in Philadelphia in 1944, Madeline Hyde and her husband, Ellis, are bring to a halt financially via his father, a former military colonel who's already ashamed of his son’s lack of ability to serve within the warfare. whilst Ellis and his ally, Hank, make a decision that the one solution to regain the Colonel’s desire is to be triumphant the place the Colonel very publicly failed—by removing the well-known Loch Ness monster—Maddie reluctantly follows them around the Atlantic, leaving her sheltered global at the back of.
 
The trio locate themselves in a distant village within the Scottish Highlands, the place the locals don't have anything yet contempt for the privileged interlopers. Maddie is left on her personal on the remoted lodge, the place foodstuff is rationed, gas is scarce, and a knock from the postman can carry tragic information. but she reveals herself falling in love with the stark attractiveness and sophisticated magic of the Scottish geographical region. steadily she involves recognize the villagers, and the friendships she varieties with younger women open her as much as a bigger global than she knew existed. Maddie starts to work out that not anything is because it first looks: the values she holds pricey turn out unsustainable, and monsters lurk the place they're least expected.
 
As she embraces a fuller feel of who she will be, Maddie turns into acutely aware not just of the darkish forces round her, yet of life’s good looks and excellent possibilities.

Praise for At the Water’s Edge
 
“Breathtaking . . . a bold tale of event, friendship, and love within the shadow of WWII.”Harper’s Bazaar
 
“A gripping, compelling tale . . . Gruen’s characters are vividly drawn and her scenes are completely paced.”The Boston Globe
 
“A page-turner of a singular that rollicks besides crisp ancient detail.”Fort worthy Star-Telegram
 
“Powerfully evocative.”—USA Today
 
“Gruen is a grasp on the interval piece—and [this] novel is simply one other gorgeous instance of that craft.”Glamour
 
“A desirable tale.”—Us Weekly
 
“Compulsively readable . . . a wealthy, appealing novel . . . right now a gripping love tale, a profound exam of the results of warfare on traditional ladies, and a compelling portrait of woman friendship.”—Kristin Hannah
 
“Utterly winning.”—The Miami Herald
 
“A compelling, mesmerizing learn, a unique which captivates and rewards, paying off in a sequence of emotional and narrative twists . . . convenience interpreting of the top order.”—The Globe and Mail
 
“A tremendous steamy love story.”—Good Housekeeping
 
“Unique in its surroundings and scope, this impeccably researched historic fiction is filled with the beautiful prose I’ve come to anticipate from this author.”—Jodi Picoult
 
“[Gruen] conveys the entice of the Scottish Highlands. . . . At the Water’s aspect captivates with its drama, intrigue and glimpses of either the darkish and lightweight of humanity.”BookPage

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