Saturday, August 17, 2013
Books that went to press, or back to press this week:
WIFE: Lost and Found, by Ludima Gus Burton
Can it be we’re fated to love only once? What if we have loved and lost? Can we find love again?
Cassie Brown believes plastic surgery has restored her face with its original dimple in her cheek. Her amnesia is temporary. Then, as she begins to fall in love with her employer, memories of a phantom husband arise.
MINISTER'S SHOES, by Celine Rose Mariotti
Gambling! Casino deals! Embezzlement! An extramarital affair! Murder! Town gossips!
This all happens in Corning, Alabama, a small southern town where Rev. Castle, a Baptist Minister,
TIME: A Seasonal Short Story Collection, by Gianni DeVincentis Hayes
An eclectic collection of short stories that are like windows into the various stages of a life. They examine the various passages that affect us all, as the protagonists of the stories face various problems: fun events, medical issues, the tragic death of a friend...
Galleys that went out, or went out again, this week:
WHILE I DANCED, by Lynn Slaughter
A nerve-wracking audition for a summer ballet workshop reminds fifteen-year-old Cass how much she wishes her mom hadn’t died so young.
LAINEY DELANEY BACK IN BUSINESS, by Frances Langley
Lainee Delaney, social debutante turned private investigator wannabe, and substitute teacher gotta be to make ends meet, has just landed her first big case. Enter straight-laced and amazingly hot Cade Gainess, an acquaintance from Lainee's past who has done nothing but irritate her in their brief dealings with each other.
WHERE THE JABIRU FLIES, by Romona Hilliger
Kate, the English heiress arrives in Australia hellbent on making the outback her home. But when she runs into Brad, the reclusive, Australian naturalist; himself, hellbent on keeping society at bay, personalities clash.
POWERS IN BALANCE: the Red Knight Chronicles, Vol. 6, by Ray Morand
There is a bloody war being waged between the mage-ruled Kingdom of Ludnikan led by the dark-elf armies of the Nameless King against the elven Kingdom of Nadezhda and her ally the Kingdom of Niadhardal.
A ROSE FOR A FOREVER LOVE: A Coverton Mills Romance, by Lynette Hall Hampton
Seth Armstrong felt obligated to marry his college sweetheatt when she became pregnant. The marriage was never a happy one and they both wanted out, but when Eve learns he’s fallen in love with someone else, she threatens to run to her home in England and never let him see his children again.
BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 1 by Josh Aterovis.
Winner of the StoneWall Society Whodunit Award
Killian Kendall is used to being overlooked, even in his own family. That’s about to change. With the arrival of a new kid at school, Killian’s whole world is about to be turned upside down.
Work began or Continued on the following:
SEER, TYRO, FIEND, by Kathryn Flatt
When a fledgling investigator comes to Stefanie Durant's Windsong Lake art studio to ask her to use her psychic ability to find a missing insurance beneficiary, she refuses. Yet she cannot stop thinking about Nadine Oberg, a teen who ran away from home and disappeared on the streets of Chicago ten years ago.
A SNUG LIFE SOMEWHERE, by Jan Shapin
A Snug Life Somewhere is about Penny Joe Copper, daughter of a roustabout shingle weaver, who is caught up in a 1916 union tragedy known as the Everett Massacre. Her brother Horace is killed, as is the cousin of a radical organizer, Gabe. When her love affair with Marcel, a music student seven years her junior, is thwarted, Penny Jo is pulled into Gabe’s campaign to avenge the “Everett Martyrs.”
LIVING THE CALL, by Barbara Garro
By listening and answering God's call to serve...consider being a lifeboat and keeping people afloat. Hold out a ladder to raise people up. We are all God has to serve Him on our planet. Do you believe that? Or are you thinking God can do everything Himself?
Toby Martin: Book 5, by Barbara Grengs
Our favorite young adult detective is back to solve a serious mystery once again.
REAP THE WHIRLWIND: Killian Kendall Mystery Seeries, Vol. 2, by Josh Aterovis.
Suicide, or murder? That's the question in the second Killian Kendall mystery. Will Smith suspects murder when an old childhood pal drowns, and asks his friend Killian for help in solving the mystery.
VENDETTA, by Ian Welch
Ethan is alone and destitute on the other side of the world. His Dad is murdered, their business fails, his Mum unable to cope takes her own life. This is too much of a coincidence, rumors indicate one man is responsible. Ethan learns the truth, but what can he do? He is dealing with a powerful adversary, a man who will stop at nothing to achieve his goals.