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Three sisters find their lives at risk during a dramatic storm on the Great Lakes in 1913 in this utterly immersive historical novel. Inspired by actual events and the author’s own family history, Kinley Bryan’s debut is a highly assured and gripping novel. Read review.
Eric B. Miller’s Hula Girls delivers an engrossing epic about a young Navy wife who grapples with her life in Honolulu amidst the outbreak of WWII. This is an immersive novel that examines how one reconciles with the past. Read review.
Helena Schrader’s Moral Fibre immerses readers in the life of a Royal Air Force pilot during WWII’s latter stages. This is an absorbing work sure to interest not only WWII buffs but anyone who enjoys historical fiction. Read review.
Flotsam is an engaging mystery featuring divemaster Riccarda “Ricky” Yamamoto, who inadvertently finds as much adventure on solid ground as she does in the deep seas. Read review.
The Friends is a psychological thriller revolving around a fateful high school party years ago. Fans of Denise Mina and other psychological thrillers such as Gone Girl will relish the twists and turns of this page-turner. Read review.
Michael Pronko’s fourth book in his stellar Detective Hiroshi series opens with a high-level executive waking up naked on the roof of his company headquarters across from Tokyo Station, then falling to his death. Read review.
JoAnneh Nagler’s engrossing story collection offers a finely honed and ultimately uplifting perspective on grief, love, intimacy, and healing. Highly recommended for fans of A. Manette Ansay and Amy Parker. Read review.
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