By Elaine Flinn
Elizabeth Porter was once a top-of-the-lineManhattan antiques broker till her ex-husband and his lover's flagrantly felony rip-off left her attractiveness in tatters. Now, utilizing a brand new identify, Molly Doyle, she's beginning over a continent away in a rundown antiques store in comfortable Carmel, California. Molly is decided to make the simplest of it. however the early antiques chicken occasionally will get greater than the malicious program, and one instructed arrival areas her at a homicide web site with a corpse in her hands. After she turns up at a moment doubtless unrelated demise, the abrasive new police leader considers Molly the best suspect. Now the single solution to transparent her identify is for Molly to discover her personal route to a killer, with the intention to depart her both exonerated ... or dead.
By LS Hawker
Great minds can switch the world
or depart it in ruins . . .
When tech prodigy Jade Veverka creates a software to speak along with her autistic sister, she’s tapped via a startup to discover the aptitude purposes of her know-how. yet Jade speedy starts to note a few unusual issues in regards to the small Kansas city simply past the company’s campus—why are there no kids anyplace to be visible, and for that subject, a person over the age of 40? Why do the entire humans dwelling right here act uncomfortable and jumpy?
On the best way domestic one evening, Jade and her co-worker are run off the line, and their lab and residing areas are all at once overrun with armed guards, purportedly for his or her safeguard. restrained to the compound and wondering what her employers could be hiding from her, Jade fears she’s wasting keep watch over not just of her invention, yet of her very existence. It quickly turns into transparent that the danger reaches a ways past Jade and her relations, and the true threat is far nearer than she’d ever imagined.
By J.T. Geissinger
A badass ex-Special Ops officer and a smartass hacker struggle a deadly enemy…and a blistering charm to every other.
Connor Hughes is an ex-special ops officer, CEO of Metrix protection, and legitimate badass. His deepest defense company is popular for its effectiveness. He’s popular for his deadly precision and iron self-discipline. but if the previous Marine meets a stunning younger hacker with a mouth as shrewdpermanent as her mind, his keep an eye on unravels in methods he by no means can have produceted.
Tabitha West is a genius MIT dropout with a foul perspective, an obsession with hi Kitty and piercings in unmentionable locations. Tabby amuses herself by means of outwitting the main safe expertise platforms on the earth. identified in hacker circles as Polaroid because of her photographic reminiscence, she’s as secretive as she is conversant in operating by myself. So whilst Connor makes a decision she’s the single one that will help him trap a cyber felony rationale on taking down certainly one of his consumers, she tells him precisely the place he can stick it.
But whilst the cyber legal seems to be the Hannibal Lecter of desktop crime—and a dismal presence from Tabby’s past—Tabby and Connor are drawn right into a harmful online game of cat and mouse. They speedy locate themselves combating not just their universal enemy, but in addition an explosive hope that threatens to eat them.
When the stakes are this excessive and the sport this lethal, will falling in love be the main harmful circulate of all?
A top e-book of the 12 months: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Minneapolis superstar Tribune
Here is a variety of Munro’s such a lot finished and powerfully affecting brief fiction from the final 20 years, a spouse quantity to A wasteland Station: chosen tales, 1968–1994. those tales surround the fullness of human experience, from the wild pleasure of past love (in “Passion”) to the punishing effects of leaving domestic (“Runaway”) or finishing a wedding (“The little ones Stay”). And in tales that Munro has defined as “closer to the reality than usual”—”Dear Life,” “Working for a Living,” and “Home”—we glimpse the author’s personal existence.
Subtly honed along with her hallmark precision, grace, and compassion, those tales light up the quotidian but superb particularities within the lives of fellows and girls, mom and dad and kids, buddies and fans as they observe intercourse, fall in love, half, quarrel, undergo defeat, trigger into the unknown, or have the opportunity to be within the world.
By Maeve Binchy
It used to be a summer season of warmth.... Kate Ryan and her husband, John, have a rollicking pub within the Irish village of Mountfern... gorgeous twelve-year-old twins... and such incredible dreams.... It used to be a summer of innocence... yet all that's approximately to change this fateful summer time of 1962 while American millionaire Patrick O'Neill involves city with his irresistible allure and a pocketful of money... whilst love and hate vie for a town's quiet middle and old traditions start to collapse away.... It used to be a summer time of love that will by no means come again.... A time that has been captured perpetually in Maeve Binchy's compelling kinfolk drama... a unique you are going to always remember.
By Abby Vegas
Lane Haviland can’t appear to seize a holiday. She’s lifeless broke, slightly functioning as an grownup, and fully on my own in manhattan urban. Her so-called “apartment” is a six-by-nine phone in a Brooklyn basement. And her new boss hasn’t ever met a private or specialist boundary she can’t bulldoze via.
nonetheless, Lane’s decided to a minimum of attempt to claw her as far back as respectability. yet she can’t appear to get her mysterious handyman, Viktor, out of her house – or her headspace. perhaps that’s an outstanding factor: Viktor’s effortless at the eyes, and that deep-voiced Russian accessory is past horny. yet as he and Lane develop nearer, he can not cover his connections with a deadly legal underworld – the place secrets and techniques might be lethal.
By Janis Hallowell
Doreen Woods lives a regular existence. She is a revered dentist, her son has simply graduated from highschool, and her husband teaches 5th grade. the single flaw is that her brother, Adam, has MS. Even that may not all that striking. . . . Then, out of nowhere, Janey Marks indicates up, bringing the prior together with her.
In 1971 Doreen used to be younger, idealistic Lucy Johansson. Adam was once again from Vietnam, broken and sour. stuck up within the anti-war move Lucy dedicated against the law that modified every thing for either one of them.
She Was spans the United States, coast to coast, over 4 a long time, to offer us the tale of 1 younger lady who, like lots of her new release, attempted to alter the realm and the way, thirty-four years later, in a global that also wishes altering, she needs to pay the implications.