Books that Went to Press, or back to press this WeekTHE SINS OF THE FATHERS, by A.A. MANN. A Dora the D.R.E. Mystery, Vol. 1, by A.A. MannAs a Director of Religious Education at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in the border town of San Pequeno, Texas, Dora meets many interesting and unusual people. This timeshe meets Death.
Galleys that went out or are still out this week
MAGGIE ELIZABETH HARRINGTON: I Live in two Worlds Series, Vol. 1, by D. J. Swykert
Maggie Elizabeth Harrington is the story of a young woman in the 1890s, whose world is a remote northern Michigan mining town, where she tries to save a pack of young wolves from a bounty hunter. A terse historical love story of a young woman’s struggle with environmental and moral issues concerning the slaughter of wolves, and the church’s condemnation of her love for a young man, are as real in today’s global world as they were for young Maggie more than a century ago.
DECRYPTING THEE CACHE, by Jennifer KirschTreading through a shadowy woods didn’t rank high on my fun list. Yet I found myself surrounded by tangled tree limbs and hairy vines one Sunday evening. My new friend Dev crept along with me as we navigated angry roots, sprawling branches, and knotty trunks that resembled our knobby-nosed history teacher.We hoped to find a geocache. “You know,” I’d explained to Dev, “a hidden container you find using a navigation app.” But he’d wanted to see it for himself.
THE MURDER OF SECRETARY JUDD CANE: Adventures on Capitol Hill Series, Vol. 2
by Celine Rose Mariotti.
If you liked The Kidnapping of Senator Andy Thompson, you’ll be excited to read The Murder of Secretary Judd Cane. This time Murder stalks the House of Representatives as Congressman Michael Rhodes is accused of murdering Secretary Cane.
IRIS Fate: Iris Series, Vol.2, by Daniel Carr
Colin Craft, “The Newspaper Myth,” spends his days in hiding. After Aaron Brink reveals his identity to the public, Colin is sent on the run and orphaned. Keeping the Myth in hiding was his life-long friend, Justin Mears, continuing to run Genetic Alliance missions. It barely felt like two years had passed since Allen and Anderson.
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A SCATTERED BRAIN by Kristen Anderson Wynant
Trying to find your place in high school can be a challenging time in a young girl’s life, even more if you have a brain disorder. Being diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, Chloe deals with the difficulties of trying to fit in with the right friends. Wanting to please them she gets into some situations leading to many disappointments. Chloe doesn’t see the destructive path she has made for herself or care about the consequences. With the end of the school year coming to a close can Chloe change things in time to graduate high school with her classmates or has she destroyed any chance of getting her diploma on time?
Arline's been depressed ever sinve her birthday and Roger has a cold, so we haven't been singing much. He sounds kinda like a bullfrogthis week, while I, of course, kept perfect feline harmony.GUIDING SPIRIT: A Ghostly Love Story, by Robert KanehlLove does not end with death or at the gravesite. It lingers in this world, as powerful after death as before. Ashley Dunlap and David Paine discover this first hand, as a benevolent spirit guides their lives toward its desires. Will the two follow this spirit’s pathway or rebel against its power to follow their own free will?Hannah Griswold is back, with another ghostly companion...BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 1Winner of the Stonewall Society's 2002 Pride in the Arts Literary Award in the Whodunit Category!MINISTER'S ESCAPADES, Vol. 2 by Celine Rose Mariotti
Rev. Castle is back in another cozy mystery.
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 AterovisCHANGE OF WORLDS, by Josh Aterovis
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