The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan: In belle époque Paris, the Van Goethem sisters struggle for survival after the sudden death of their father, a situation that prompts young Marie’s ballet training and her introduction to a genius painter.
Suspect by Robert Crais: Struggling to reclaim his career after the devastating murder of his partner eight months earlier, LAPD cop Max Kent is teamed with a traumatized military canine named Maggie who assists Max in an effort to track down his late partner’s killer.
Ghost Man by Roger Hobbs: When a casino robbery in Atlantic City goes horribly awry the man who orchestrated it is obliged to call in a favor from “Jack”. Only thirty or so people are sure this man exists, some believe he’s dead, and none know anything at all about his true identity.
The Third Bullet by Stephen Hunter: Former marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger, becomes interested in the conspiracy theory behind the infamous third bullet that killed President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
The Trouble With Charlie by Merry Jones: When Elle’s husband is found stabbed to death on their sofa with their kitchen knife, she is forced to face the loss of man that she loved. As she learns more about Charlie’s secret life, Elle finds her own life in danger.
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis: After Hattie marries a man who does nothing but disappoint, she vows to prepare her twelve children for the calamitous difficulty they are sure to face in their later lives.
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman: Times are tough for lighthouse keepers Tom and Isabel as she suffers multiple miscarriages and a stillbirth in just four years time. When a boat with a dead man and a young baby washes ashore, Isabel convinces Tom to let her keep the baby as their own, but the consequences to her actions may be dire.
Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel: The stories of young New York lawyer and his wife and a Manhattan publisher and a young Amish woman become irresistibly drawn together.
The Round House by Louise Erdrich: After Geraldine Coutts is attacked on the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota, her husband Bazil, a tribal judge, tries to find justice for his wife, and their teenage son Joe tries to help his mother heal.