Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley About the book: (from the publisher) Highly sought-after young cook Kat Holloway takes a position in a Mayfair mansion and soon finds herself immersed in the odd household of Lord Rankin. Kat is unbothered by the family’s eccentricities as long as they stay away from her kitchen, but trouble finds its […]
From the bestselling author of The War Room comes a new novel for fans of Southern histfic and inspirational fiction. Under a Cloudless Sky by Chris Fabry About the book: (from the publisher) A charming and engrossing novel for fans of Southern fiction and the recent hit memoir Hillbilly Elegy about a lush and storied coal-mining town―and the good […]
A Season to Lie by Emily Littlejohn About the book: (from the publisher) In Emily Littlejohn’s follow-up to her acclaimed debut Inherit the Bones, a twisted killer stalks his prey in the dead of winter.
One of my favorite indie authors, Heather Day Gilbert — who is as talented as she is prolific — has just released Book 3 in her Murder in the Mountains series. You can read my reviews of the first two books in the series here and here. This month Heather is back with another mystery featuring […]
A Tangled Mercy by Joy Jordan-Lake About the book: (from the publisher) After the sudden death of her troubled mother, struggling Harvard grad student Kate Drayton walks out on her lecture—and her entire New England life. Haunted by unanswered questions and her own uncertain future, she flees to Charleston, South Carolina, the place where her parents met, convinced […]
The Shadow by Kimberly Rae About the book: (from the publisher) Using multiple personas, Lucias Maddox Moore followed Meagan Winston on her travels for three years, learned from her ability to smile and make friends, and gained confidence as he began his international drug trade. He needs to show Meagan how much she means to him.
The Space Between Words by Michèle Phoenix About the book: (from the publisher) “There were seconds, when I woke, when the world felt unshrouded. Then memory returned.” When Jessica regains consciousness in a French hospital on the day after the Paris attacks, all she can think of is fleeing the site of the horror she survived. But Patrick, the […]
The Trust by Ronald H. Balson About the book: (from the publisher) When his uncle dies, Liam Taggart reluctantly returns to his childhood home in Northern Ireland for the funeral―a home he left years ago after a bitter confrontation with his family, never to look back.
Liar’s Winter: An Appalachian Novel by Cindy K. Sproles About the book: (from the publisher) “The choices you make determine who you are. Not no mark.” Lochiel Ogle was born with a red-wine birthmark—and it put her life in jeopardy from the moment she entered the world. Mountain folks called it “the mark of the devil,” […]
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate About the book: (from the publisher) Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge–until strangers arrive in force.