Home / 2018 / October

Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Lord of Stariel by A.J. Lancaster (Stariel, #1)

The Lord of Stariel by A.J. Lancaster (Stariel, #1) The Lord of Stariel is dead. Long live the Lord of Stariel. Whoever that is.  Everyone knows who the magical estate will choose for its next ruler. Or do they? Will it be the lord’s eldest son, who he despised? His favourite nephew, with the strongest magical land-sense? His scandalous daughter, who ran away from home years ago to study illusion? Hetta knows it won’t be …

Read More »

The Last 8 by Laura Pohl (The Last 8 #1)

The Last 8 by Laura Pohl (The Last 8 #1) A high-stakes survival story about eight teenagers who outlive an alien attack—perfect for fans of The 5th Wave  Clover Martinez has always been a survivor, which is the only reason she isn’t among the dead when aliens invade and destroy Earth as she knows it. When Clover hears an inexplicable radio message, she’s shocked to learn there are other survivors—and that they’re all at the former …

Read More »

A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #2)

A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #2) From Christi Daugherty, author of The Echo Killing, comes another pulse-pounding suspenseful thriller featuring crime reporter Harper McClain. For a woman, being killed by someone who claims to love her is the most ordinary murder of all. With its antebellum houses and ancient oak trees draped in a veil of Spanish moss, Savannah’s graceful downtown is famous around the world. When a woman is killed in the …

Read More »

The Echo Killing by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #1)

The Echo Killing by Christi Daugherty (Harper McClain #1) When a murder echoing a fifteen-year-old cold case rocks the Southern town of Savannah, crime reporter Harper McClain risks everything to find the identity of this calculated killer. A city of antebellum architecture, picturesque parks, and cobblestone streets, Savannah moves at a graceful pace. But for Harper McClain, the timeless beauty and culture that distinguishes her home’s Southern heritage vanishes during the dark and dangerous nights. …

Read More »

The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

The Winters by Lisa Gabriele A spellbindingly suspenseful new novel set in the moneyed world of the Hamptons, about secrets that refuse to remain buried and consequences that can’t be escaped After a whirlwind romance, a young woman returns to the opulent, secluded Long Island mansion of her new fiancé Max Winter—a wealthy politician and recent widower—and a life of luxury she’s never known. But all is not as it appears at the Asherley estate. …

Read More »

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende New York Times and worldwide bestselling author Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil.  An instant New York Times bestseller, In the Midst of Winter is about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that offers “a timely message about immigration and the meaning of home” (People). During the biggest Brooklyn …

Read More »

Our House by Louise Candlish

Our House by Louise Candlish On a bright January morning in the London suburbs, a family moves into the house they’ve just bought in Trinity Avenue.  Nothing strange about that. Except it is your house. And you didn’t sell it.  When Fiona Lawson comes home to find strangers moving into her house, she’s sure there’s been a mistake. She and her estranged husband, Bram, have a modern co-parenting arrangement: bird’s nest custody, where each parent …

Read More »

They Feed by Jason Parent

They Feed by Jason Parent The night uncovers all we wish not to see. A troubled man enters a dusky park before sunset. A young woman follows, hidden in shadow. Both have returned to the park to take back something the past has stolen from them, to make right six long years of suffering, and to find justice or perhaps redemption—or maybe they’ll settle for some old-fashioned revenge. But something evil is alive and awake …

Read More »

Those Who Go by Night by Andrew Gaddes

Those Who Go by Night by Andrew Gaddes A gruesome murder in a sleepy 14th-century English village sets the stage for a taut drama laced with witchcraft, depravity, and long-buried secrets. England, 1324—a land rife with superstition and gripped by fear of the Church’s holy wrath. When a beggar is murdered in the quiet village of Bottesford, his body draped across the altar of St. Mary’s church in a perverse pose of pagan sacrifice, the …

Read More »

Fierce Fairytales: Poems & Stories to Stir Your Soul by Nikita Gill

Fierce Fairytales: Poems & Stories to Stir Your Soul by Nikita Gill Poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of fairytales poetically retold for a new generation of women.  Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry collection, Nikita Gill gives Once Upon …

Read More »

Practical Magic Series by Alice Hoffman

Practical Magic Series by Alice Hoffman Practical Magic author Alice Hoffman has added a new and engrossing title to her Owens’ family! The Rules of Magic follows the two aunts in Practical Magic, detailing their own mother’s fears about their burgeoning powers and the sisters’ journey. Practical Magic The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman. For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been …

Read More »

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It’s the highest honor they could hope for…and the most cruel. But this year, there’s a ninth girl. And instead of paper, she’s made of fire. In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most oppressed class in Ikhara. She lives in a remote village with her …

Read More »

The Guinevere’s Tale Trilogy by Nicole Evelina (Guinevere’s Tale Compendium)

The Guinevere’s Tale Trilogy by Nicole Evelina (Guinevere’s Tale Compendium) Guinevere is remembered for her role as King Arthur’s wife and for her adulterous affair with Lancelot. But there is so much more to her story… Priestess. Queen. Warrior. Experience the world of King Arthur through Guinevere’s eyes as she matures from a young priestess who never dreamed of becoming queen to the stalwart defender of a nation and a mistress whose sin would go …

Read More »

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley [ARC] Everyone’s invited…everyone’s a suspect… For fans of Ruth Ware and Tana French, a shivery, atmospheric, page-turning novel of psychological suspense in the tradition of Agatha Christie, in which a group of old college friends are snowed in at a hunting lodge . . . and murder and mayhem ensue. All of them are friends. One of them is a killer. During the languid days of the Christmas break, …

Read More »

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke They called us the Mercies, or sometimes the Boneless Mercies. They said we were shadows, ghosts, and if you touched our skin we dissolved into smoke …  Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are Boneless Mercies – death-traders, hired to kill quickly, quietly and mercifully. It is a job for women, and women only. Men will not do this sad, dark work. Frey has no family, no home, no …

Read More »

Your Closest Friend by Karen Perry

Your Closest Friend by Karen Perry …She found you. Now she won’t let you go.  The unputdownable thriller you won’t be able to resist. Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Cara shouldn’t have survived the attack. But at the last moment, a stranger snatched her to safety. In the hours that followed she told this Good Samaritan secrets she’d never told a soul. Not even her husband . . . In the aftermath, …

Read More »

Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

Peace Like a River by Leif Enger When Israel Finch and Tommy Basca, the town bullies, break into the home of school caretaker Jeremiah Land, wielding a baseball bat and looking for trouble, they find more of it than even they expected. For seventeen-year-old Davey is sitting up in bed waiting for them with a Winchester rifle. His younger brother Reuben has seen their father perform miracles, but Jeremiah now seems as powerless to prevent …

Read More »

Where The Truth Lies by M J Lee (DI Ridpath Crime Thriller #1)

Where The Truth Lies by M J Lee (DI Ridpath Crime Thriller #1) The case was closed. Until people started dying… The unputdownable first DI Ridpath crime thriller from bestseller MJ Lee A killer in total control. A detective on the edge. A mystery that HAS to be solved. DI Thomas Ridpath was on the up in the Manchester CID: a promising young detective whose first case involved capturing a notorious serial killer. But ten years …

Read More »

Until Love Do Us Part by Anna Premoli

Until Love Do Us Part by Anna Premoli What happens when two people who hate each other are forced to cooperate by law? A fun, feisty, feel-good romance for fans of Sophie Kinsella and Lindsey Kelk. Amalia and Ryan met at Yale Law School, from which their mutual dislike for one another was born. Amalia Berger is a successful, high society New York lawyer. Chicago based lawyer Ryan O’Moore is the eldest of four sons …

Read More »

What Do We Know about Civil Wars? by T. David Mason & Sara McLaughlin Mitchell

What Do We Know about Civil Wars? by T. David Mason & Sara McLaughlin Mitchell Since World War II, civil wars have replaced interstate wars as the most frequent and deadly form of armed conflict globally. How do we account for when and where civil wars are likely to occur, when and how they are likely to end, and whether or not they will recur? In this timely book, leading scholars guide us through what …

Read More »

The Sealwoman’s Gift by Sally Magnusson

The Sealwoman’s Gift by Sally Magnusson In 1627 Barbary pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted some 400 of its people, including 250 from a tiny island off the mainland. Among the captives sold into slavery in Algiers were the island pastor, his wife and their three children. Although the raid itself is well documented, little is known about what happened to the women and children afterwards. It was a time when women everywhere …

Read More »

A Halloween Carol by Sean M. Hogan

A Halloween Carol by Sean M. Hogan A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A HALLOWEEN TWIST!!! An electrifyingly creepy and hilarious tale guaranteed to haunt and delight young readers for many spooky seasons to come! Fourteen-year-old Zach Hall begins the Halloween holiday with his patented miserly contempt. Even the sudden appearance of a zombie named Kevin and a little witch named Alice, his new friendly neighbors, can’t break him from his funk. That is, until Zach meets …

Read More »

The Revolution of Jack Frost by K.M. Robinson

The Revolution of Jack Frost by K.M. Robinson No one inside the snow globe knows that Morozoko Industries is controlling their weather, testing them to form a stronger race that can survive the fall out from the bombs being dropped in the outside world—all they know is that they must survive the harsh Winter that lasts a month and use the few days of Spring, Summer, and Fall to gather enough supplies to survive. When …

Read More »

Presenting the Marriage of Kelli Anne & Gerri Denemer: A Horror Story by P.D. Alleva (Beyond the Chamber Door #2)

Presenting the Marriage of Kelli Anne & Gerri Denemer: A Horror Story by P.D. Alleva Beyond the Chamber Door #2 Evil Has A Plan! The Denemer’s had it all: Fame, fortune, family, and the American Dream. But tough times have landed on their doorstep— Gerri’s acting career is mired in controversy, financial decline is strangling the family bond, and his marriage to Kelli Anne is on the rocks. He’d rather die than face another catastrophe, …

Read More »

Animal Circus by Michael Batchelor

Animal Circus by Michael Batchelor Doe’s Circus, one of the last of its kind in Australia. Travelling across the country all year round, thousands of humans visit to revel in the tradition of Dagwood dogs, dodgem cars and the weekend prime time show. Yet for the animals locked away in the small confines of the petting zoo, the circus is a neon-lit, human-infested nightmare. Tormented by the ringmaster and his gang of tyrannical showmen, two …

Read More »

Holiday SOS: The Life-Saving Adventures of a Travelling Doctor by Ben MacFarlane

Holiday SOS: The Life-Saving Adventures of a Travelling Doctor by Ben MacFarlane Who do you call if it all goes wrong on holiday? Meet Doctor Ben MacFarlane – a very modern flying doctor. His job is get on a plane and bring patients home after holiday disasters, gap year crises, embarrassing incidents on business trips and all the other things that can go wrong when we head overseas. Holiday SOS is his extraordinary story. It’s …

Read More »

All Fall Down by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #2)

All Fall Down by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #2) Carnival glamour and swoon-worthy romance in Book 2 of the latest dark YA contemp series by the author of Every Breath… A ringmaster’s daughter and a bearded lady’s son join forces to stop a saboteur… Nineteen-year-old Fleur Klatsch is loyal to her trapeze team and her ringmaster father, dedicated to the circus, and tough on everyone around her. After a series of accidents at Klatsch’s Karnival, …

Read More »

All the Little Bones by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #1)

All the Little Bones by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #1) Carnival glamour and swoon-worthy romance in Book 1 of the latest dark YA contemp series from the author of Every Breath. A teenage trapeze artist and an apprentice strongman on the run from a terrible crime… Seventeen-year-old Sorsha Neary’s life is changed in one night when she defends herself behind the vans of her family circus troupe. Now Sorsha and apprentice strongman Colm Mackay are …

Read More »

The Field by Ian Dawson

The Field by Ian Dawson When fourteen-year-old Daniel Robinson is abducted during a game of hide-and-seek, his focus switches from enjoying his summer vacation to simply staying alive. He must find the courage and strength to escape his captors and get home, no matter what it takes. Will he survive? Or is this a nightmare that’s too real to escape? As Daniel finds himself at the mercy of his captors, his best friend Kyle sets …

Read More »

Damsel by Elana K. Arnold

Damsel by Elana K. Arnold A dark, twisted, unforgettable fairy tale from Elana K. Arnold, author of the National Book Award finalist What Girls Are Made Of The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and rescue a damsel to be his bride. This is the way things have always been. When Ama wakes in …

Read More »

The Gardener of Eden: A Novel by David Downie

The Gardener of Eden: A Novel by David Downie A haunting and luminous novel that explores the dark secrets lurking beneath the stunning natural beauty of a dying timber town.  A mysterious beachcomber appears one day on the coastal bluffs near Carverville, whose best days are long behind it. Who is he, and why has he returned after nearly forty years? Carverville’s prodigal son, James, serendipitously finds work at the Eden Seaside Resort Cottages, a …

Read More »

What If? by Anna Russell (YA Verse Series)

What If? by Anna Russell (YA Verse Series) Josh Baker isn’t sure why his brain tells him to do things that other people don’t need to do: checking his locker again and again, counting cracks in ceilings, and always needing to finish a song, for starters. He is a talented drummer, a math genius, and he knows everything about rock and roll. Yet, he knows his problems have the power to hurt his family and …

Read More »

One Too Many Lies by L.A. Bowen (YA Verse Series)

One Too Many Lies by L.A. Bowen (YA Verse Series) Paige and her friends tell the subtle lies that are a part of daily life. White lies to avoid insulting friends. Fibs to escape unwanted judgment from classmates. Half-truths to evade their parents’ watchful eyes. But could their lies become dangerous? What happens when the lies become a matter of life and death?   FREE Download One Too Many Lies by L.A. Bowen EPUB [Userscloud]

Read More »