A Touch of Stardust by Kate Alcott: Although Julie Crawford works in the studio publicity office of the notoriously demanding producer David O. Selznick–who is busy burning through directors, writers and money as he begins filming “Gone with the Wind.”
Death of a Liar by M.C. Beaton: Sergeant Hamish Macbeth encounters a woman who tends to lie about attempted violent assaults. When her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime.
Twelve Days by Alex Berenson: Wells, with his former CIA bosses Ellis Shafer and Vinnie Duto, has uncovered a staggering plot, a false-flag operation to convince the President to attack Iran. But they have no hard evidence, and no one at Langley or the White House will listen.
The Pearl that Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashima: In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters find their hope in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age
Motive by Jonathan Kellerman: A much loved woman’s dead body is found in her apartment, victim of horrendous overkill even as her dining room table is perfectly set for a romantic dinner. With few clues at hand, Milo Sturgis calls in psychologist Alex Delaware for help.
Landline by Rainbow Rowell: Georgie McCool knows her marriage has been in trouble for a long time and it may be finally at an end, despite their love for each other, but one night Georgie discovers a way to communicate with her husband in the past.
Blood Infernal by James Rollins: The story about an ancient order who speak the truth behind Christ’s miracles and strive to protect the world from evil.
Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parmar: Virginia and Vanessa live at the center of a eccentric, charmed circle of artists and intellectuals, and Vanessa finds soon her relationship with her complicated and brilliant sister becomes troubled.
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah: Viann and Isabelle have always been close. When World War II strikes it’s not only the sisters’ relationship that is tested, but also their strength and their individual senses of right and wrong
Darned if You Do by Monica Ferris: Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, doesn’t mess around. But when a local hoarder is murdered, she’ll need all her wits to dig a new friend out of a heap of trouble.
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson: A dark and devious suspense novel about a random encounter, sex, and a conversation that quickly turns to murder.