“The Bedlam Stacks” by Natasha Pulley

In 1859, ex-East India Company smuggler Merrick Tremayne is trapped at home in Cornwall after sustaining an injury that almost cost him his leg. On the sprawling, crumbling grounds of the old house, something is wrong; a statue moves, his grandfather’s pines explode, and his brother accuses him of madness. When the India Office recruits […]

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“A Queen From the North by Erin McRae”

Do you ever wonder what would have become of the UK if the Wars of the Roses never ended? That is what author Erin McRae wonders as she unravels a story of the 21st century United Kingdom, except it isn’t exactly united. The rivalry between the North (York) and South (Lancaster) has been a threat […]

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Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey

Eleven years ago, James Stark was sent to Hell.  Problem was, he wasn’t dead yet.  After years of misery, working as a hitman for demons, he has finally found a way to escape and is more than ready to take revenge on the people who sent him “downtown”.  When his first encounter lands him with […]

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“Chinese Cooking for Diamond Thieves” by Dave Lowry

This fun caper starts by introducing readers to Tucker, an intelligent and wry narrator who finds himself at loose ends after “parting ways” with his New Hampshire college 3 months before graduating. With a vague idea of heading out to St. Louis to visit his friend and maybe find a job cooking in a Chinese […]

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The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams

People flock to Miracle Springs, North Carolina because the natural hot springs are supposed to cure to all that ails them. This is where Nora Pennington runs a bookstore, Miracle Books. She does her part by prescribing novels to help ease a person’s heart and soul. When a businessman meets Nora in the park and […]

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