“Murder on Black Swan Lane” by Andrea Penrose

Lord Wrexford lives his life on his terms, and scorns anyone who gets in his way.  But when the man he very recently and very publicly argued with is murdered, his freedom – and his life – are put in jeopardy when he suddenly becomes the number one suspect.  He quickly decides the best way […]

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“The Language of Secrets” by Ausma Zehanat Khan

As the head of Canada’s Community Policing Section, Esa Khattak handles any cases that may be sensitive to minorities, particularly the Muslim community.  When a dear friend, Mohsin Dar, is killed while investigating a suspected terrorist cell, Khattak enlists his partner Rachel Getty to act as a recent Muslim convert at the mosque Dar was […]

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Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon Spier is gay, however, he hasn’t come out yet – except to anonymous fellow student (code name Blue) he’s been emailing back and forth with. Simon inadvertently left his email logged in on a school computer and now Martin knows his secret. Simon now has to hook Martin up with his friend Abby or […]

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“How to Stop Time by Matt Haig”

Tom Hazard is not a time traveler. Born in 1581, Tom is blessed (or cursed) with a disease that makes him age one year for every thirteen or fourteen human years. This leaves Tom looking like a forty-one year old man even though he is closer to the age of some trees you can see […]

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“Death Below Stairs” by Jennifer Ashley

This historical mystery has all the right ingredients for a fun read! Highly sought after cook Kat Holloway accepts a position in Lord Rankin’s house and is immediately immersed in the many eccentricities of the household. As a confident and self-reliant woman of Victorian London, Kat has no doubts she can handle whatever drama this […]

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