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First Impressions Friday: After She Wrote Him by Sulari Gentill

Release Date: April 2020 Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Pages: 256 Synopsis From the Publisher: If you get lost in a book, be sure you can find your way back... Madeleine d'Leon doesn't know where Edward came from. He is simply a character in her next book. But as she writes, he becomes all she can… Continue reading First Impressions Friday: After She Wrote Him by Sulari Gentill

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Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia

Released: October 2019 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pages: 368 Rating: 3/5 A handsome stranger. A dead billionaire. A citywide treasure hunt. Tuesday Mooney’s life is about to change…forevermore. From the publisher:  Tuesday Mooney is a loner. She keeps to herself, begrudgingly socializes, and spends much of her time watching old Twin Peaks and X-Files DVDs. But when Vincent Pryce,… Continue reading Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia

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The Fragments by Toni Jordan

Publisher: Text Publishing Released: October 2018, released in the US and other markets September 2019 Pages: 320 Rating: 4/5 From the publisher:  Inga Karlson died in a fire in New York in the 1930s, leaving behind three things: a phenomenally successful first novel, the scorched fragments of a second book, and a literary mystery that… Continue reading The Fragments by Toni Jordan

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The Nowhere Child by Christian White

Released: June 2018 in Australia but released in international markets throughout 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 384 Rating: 3.75/5 An Australian woman in her thirties is shocked to discover she is actually an American who went missing as a toddler. Kimberly Leamy is a photographer and teacher in Australia. Thirty years ago on a continent… Continue reading The Nowhere Child by Christian White

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Breaking the Lore by Andy Redsmith

Released: April 2019 Publisher: Canelo Pages: 321 Rating: 3/5 "How do you stop a demon invasion... when you don’t believe in magic?" Nick Paris is a police inspector in Manchester with a reputation for closing cases. His days are filled with solving crimes, while his nights are filled with whisky. A bit of a loner,… Continue reading Breaking the Lore by Andy Redsmith

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The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

Released: April 2019 Publisher: St. Martin's Press Pages: 352 Rating: 5/5 Ah, the age old story of daughter-in-law pitted against mother-in-law. It's a tale as old as the institution of marriage. Well whatever you think you know about this dynamic, you'd be best to leave it all at the door when you read this intense domestic… Continue reading The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

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Surgeons’ Hall by E.S. Thomson

Released March 2019 Publisher: Constable (an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group) Pages: 368 Rating: 4/5 An extremely dark and atmospheric novel that evokes the same sense of macabre as the grisly Jack the Ripper killings. The setting was incredible: the gruesome beginnings of surgery and dissection amidst gritty Victorian London during the Great Exhibition.… Continue reading Surgeons’ Hall by E.S. Thomson