|The Secrets of Midwives, Sally Hepworth
Determined to hide the identity of her baby’s father from others, a third-generation midwife is separated from and bound to her mother and grandmother by a similar secret from the past.
|The Unquiet Dead, Ausma Zehanat Khan
Detective Esa Khattack and his partner, Detective Rachel Getty, investigate the death of a local man who may have been a Bosnian war criminal with ties to the Srebrenica massacre of 1995, in a haunting debut novel of loss, redemption and the cost of justice.
|Cold Cold Heart, Tami Hoag
Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims. Nearly a year has passed since surviving her ordeal, Dana returns to her hometown in an attempt to begin to put her life back together. But home doesn’t provide the comfort she expects. Viewed through the dark filter of PTSD, old friends and loved ones become suspects and enemies. Questioning everything she knows, Dana seeks out a truth that may prove too terrible to be believed.
|Leaving Before the Rains Come, Alexandra Fuller
A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration of Fuller’s own marriage leaves her shattered. Looking to pick up the pieces of her life, she finally confronts the tough questions about her past, about the American man she married, and about the family she left behind in Africa.
|It Was Me All Along: A Memoir, Andie Mitchell
All her life, Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her fractured family. But when she stepped on the scale on her twentieth birthday and it registered a shocking 268 pounds, she knew she had to change the way she thought about food and herself: her life was at stake. She tells us how she discovered balance in an off-kilter world, finding beauty in acceptance and learning to love all parts of herself.
|The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, Jean Jarboe Russell
Focusing on a little-known event in American history that has long been kept quiet, a dramatic account exposes a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II where hundreds of prisoners were exchanged for other Americans behind enemy lines in Japan and Germany.
|The Cinderella Murder, Mary Higgins Clark
Television producer Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Even more, the program–a cold case series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those affected–is off to a fantastic start when it helps solve an infamous murder in the very first episode. Now Laurie has the ideal case to feature in the next episode of Under Suspicion: the Cinderella Murder. The suspense and drama are perfect for the silver screen–but is Cinderella’s murderer ready for a close-up?
|Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods, Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods, in which the son of Poseidon adds his own magic–and sarcastic asides–to the classics. He explains how the world was created, then gives readers his personal take on a who’s who of ancients, from Apollo to Zeus. Percy does not hold back. “If you like horror shows, blood baths, lying, stealing, backstabbing, and cannibalism, then read on, because it definitely was a Golden Age for all that.”
|Trust No One, Jayne Ann Krentz
When Grace Elland finds her murdered boss’s body, she comes to the attention of the police, a sexy new neighbor and an apparent stalker who seems linked to both this crime and a violent event from Grace’s past.