Books that went to press this week:
SWANNEE RIVER MOON, by Thornton Parsons
When their plans for their Charleston vacation are sidelined, Bonnie and Sue find that Savannah offers more than meets the eye. Ghosts. Murder. And mysterious music in the night.
Galleys that went out this Week:
THE MORGENSTERN MURDERS: Jonas McCleary Series, Vol. 2, by C. M. Albrecht
Sequel to the popular SAND BLUFF MURDERS, detective Jonas McCleary moves to the city and finds himself facing a serial killer.
When a prominent surgeon and his wife are murdered, the family’s daughter comes under suspicion and in order to clear her name and track down the killersof her parents, she hires Jonas to investigate.
The rainforest’s secret is known to a very few. But each is perfectly placed to profit from it. The secret is lithium— sometimes described as the oil of the 21st century—and the knowledge of it has spawned a crime cabal led by Vietnamese gangster-turned-investor Johnny Ho and including a diverse cast of fellow crooks.
RETURN TO MANDALJARA, by Romona Hilliger
The scars of betrayal burn deep in his the soul of Hunter Kincaid. The tall, striking cattle king remembers, only too well, his teenage love--the girl who betrayed him. Now she's coming back.
Work began or continued on the following titles:
A political mystery, suspense, with a touch of humor.
A VANISHING BREED: The Volunteer Series, Vol. 2, by Tom Ward.
Heroic firefighter Robert J. Doyle is back, still struggling with his inner demons, the result of an incident in war torn Lebanon, when he ordered the destruction of a complete village. As he walked through the carnage, Doyle vowed one day to pay for the loss of innocent lives.
DOING DEAD MAN'S TIME, by Matthew L. Schoonover
From the author who brought you the supernatural thrillers of The Arbiter series and the impossible mysteries of The Tornado Man series comes a new tale of supernatural suspense. Phil Talbot is in the here-after, awaiting judgment. He is given the opportunity to come back to the mortal plane and fix the one mistake that changed his supernatural fate.
MOONLIT BAY, by Elena Bowman
A paranormal novel
MINISTER'S SHOES, VOL. 2 by Celine Rose Mariotti
Rev. Castle is back in another cozy mystery.
THE DEPUTY, by C.M. Albrecht
A dark mystery from popular author C.M. Albrecht
HIS SON, HER DAUGHTER, by Ludima Gus Burton
A single mother takes a job as a nanny to a wealthy businessman who assumes custody of the year- old son he never knew he had.
I HAVE A FRIEND ON JUPITER, Celine Rose Mariotti
Paperback edition of the popular e-book.
THE PROMISE, by Kaarina Brooks
A new title by an author who appeals to "New Adult" readers.
REWIND FORWARD, by Michael E. Field
Another great mystery by popular author Michael E. Field.
BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendal Mystery Series, Vol. 1
Winner of the Stonewall Society's 2002 Pride in the Arts Literary Award in the Whodunit Category!
REAP THE WHIRLWIND: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, 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.
TRUTH OF YESTERDAY, by Josh Aterovis
ALL LOST THINGS, BY Josh Aterovis
CHANGE OF WORLDS, by Josh Aterovis
by your bookstore cat and gossip columnist.
Word has it that the Epic Award Winners were announced at Epicon last week, but the list of winners is not yet posted on the Internet. Or if it is, I can't find it. Of course even six-toed cats have difficulty typing.
I don't know if any of our people went, but some of our authors did enter the awards. Naturally I didn't get to go, but I hear the food was great! Salmon in aspic!!
Don't forget Ray Morand's ARMY OF THE DEAD is still free to celebrate the relelase of the sixth in her series, and to applaude e-books everywhere! Here's the link, in case you missed it: