February 7, 2024

Journey to the Pacific: One Man’s Quest

A 19th century Northwest landscape provides the backdrop for Judith A. Perkins’ character-driven novel in which a young man from Illinois aims to move West, hoping to one day see the ocean.

When Clara Seevers learns her husband has died of dysentery while with his regiment and her two sons have been killed in the […]

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December 18, 2023

Trust No One: A Conor Thorn Novel

In Trust No One, Glenn Dyer continues his character-rich, atmospheric series about WWII spies Conor Thorn and Emily Bright-Thorn. This installment recounts a race against time enveloping the newly married agents during the French resistance in Vichy-era France, a secret documents’ cache that could derail the Allied war effort, and a series of dramatic confrontations.

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December 11, 2023

Family Ties Family Lies

In Jacqueline Boulden’s novel, an ambitious photojournalist returns to her quaint upstate New York hometown after experiencing a debilitating injury.

As a high school student living in the Adirondacks-adjacent town of Lake Amelia, Rose Webster found freedom and purpose in the art of words. Her undergraduate years at Ithaca College deepened her interest in journalism […]

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December 6, 2023

Catching Cold Vol 3: Judgment

In this third and final book in the Catching Cold series, two former drug company employees aim to change the culture of big Pharma, where safety regulations take a back seat to profits.

This book picks up in the aftermath of a bomb blast that occurred in the previous book, as Meredith Doucette, the CEO […]

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October 24, 2023

Catching Cold Vol 2: Redemption

In this suspense novel, the second in a three-part series, CiliCold, a small ethical research company, is pitted against Triple S Pharmaceuticals (SSS), a ruthless Big Pharma company.

CEO Meredith Doucette and her head of legal affairs Jasper Giles are fighting for control of SSS. Each wants to acquire the upstart CiliCold into the company […]

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September 12, 2023

The Palisades

Two lonely women form a codependent, transactional friendship in Gail Lynn Hanson’s character-driven novel, The Palisades.

Born in 1942 to deeply religious, Lutheran parents, Dorothy Anderson was shaped by the movies. Inspired by the celluloid adventures of her idols Judy Garland and Angela Lansbury, the 24-year-old Chicago native moved to California to live with her […]

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September 5, 2023

The Cordillera

Luis Rousset’s novel centers on Jacques, a French teenager who later becomes involved in intelligence operations for his country.

Jacques narrates this fast-moving novel. He begins by recounting when, at age 16, he and his uncle Ignacio reached the summit of Mount Fitz Roy, the most challenging climb in the Argentine Andes.

Upon their return […]

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July 25, 2023

The Night of the Burning Car: A Mystery Thriller

In Rob Lubitz’s gripping mystery thriller, a fictional rural county in North Carolina becomes the backdrop for a tale of racism and corruption.

In 1948, while driving late at night on a North Carolina country road, a white man, Billy Dalton, heroically rescues a battered black woman and her little girl from a burning vehicle. […]

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July 24, 2023

House of Giral

Mark Laurence Latowsky’s new thriller finds Jungian therapist Jo Hart reliving the trauma of a century-old past life.

When Jo hears a 1920s’ jazz song on her evening run in Fort Lauderdale, she collapses, overcome by memories she doesn’t quite recognize. A well-meaning passerby calls 911, and Jo winds up confined to a mental institution. […]

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July 18, 2023

Harbinger

Author P.A. Vasey’s latest is a science fiction thriller revolving around a man’s missing wife and her connection with a meteorite that’s far more than it seems.

The novel begins in 2017 when an interstellar object—assumed to be a massive meteor— is detected speeding through the solar system. Interest in the passing object soon abates, […]

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