This weeks book swag…
Adding yet more to the never-ending TBR pile 😉 I can’t help myself.
Summer’s Passing ~ Randy Mixter
Doug Monroe and Rebecca Carlyle are young and in love. He met her when he saved her life, but now he may need to save her again.
Someone, or something, wants her and there is no place to hide, and no safe haven from the memories of her troubled past.
Before the summer ends, the past and present will meet. Will Doug be able to save the woman he loves one last time? Or will an evil from long ago take her from him forever?
Sarah of the Moon ~ Randy Mixter
The Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco in 1967. Alex Conley, a part-time writer for a Baltimore newspaper, is dispatched to chronicle the events occurring there. It is June of 1967, and the summer of love is in full swing. Alone, in this strange and magical place, he meets a girl named Sarah, a free spirit who is as mysterious as she is beautiful. What are the secrets of her past? Why does she dance each night under the light of the moon?
These are just a few of the puzzles Alex needs to solve in the short time he has in that city. Then there’s another complication. He is beginning to fall deeply in love with her.
Blackberry Winter ~ Sarah Jio
Seattle, 1933. Single mother Vera Ray kisses her three-year-old son, Daniel, goodnight and departs to work the night-shift at a local hotel. She emerges to discover that a May-Day snow has blanketed the city, and that her son has vanished. Outside, she finds his beloved teddy bear lying face-down on an icy street, the snow covering up any trace of his tracks, or the perpetrator’s.
Seattle, 2010. Seattle Herald reporter Claire Aldridge, assigned to cover the May 1 “blackberry winter” storm and its twin, learns of the unsolved abduction and vows to unearth the truth. In the process, she finds that she and Vera may be linked in unexpected ways…
Dead Run ~ Erica Spindler
A panicked message on her answering machine is the last Liz Ames hears from her sister Rachel. Determined to find her, Liz heads to Rachel’s home in Key West. Within hours of her arrival a man jumps to his death. Then a teenage girl is found murdered.
The ritualistic style of the killing is hauntingly similar to that used by the notorious “New Testament” serial killer—now on death row. Could these deaths be related to Rachel’s disappearance? Is a copycat killer at work? And why do the police refuse to help? As Liz peels away the layers of deception, she finds this island paradise harbours an unspeakable evil…
Home Front ~ Kristin Hannah
From a distance, Michael and Joleen Zarkades seem to have it all: a solid dependable marriage, two exciting careers, and children they adore. But after twelve years together, the couple has lost their way. They are unhappy and edging towards divorce. Then the Iraq war starts and an unexpected deployment will tear their already fragile family apart, sending one of them deep into harm’s way and leaving the other at home, waiting for news. When the worst happens, each must face their darkest fear and fight for the future of their family.
An intimate look at the inner landscape of a disintegrating marriage and a dramatic exploration of the price of war on a single American family. Home Front is a provocative and timely portrait of hope, honour, loss, forgiveness and the elusive nature of love.
(Synopses from Amazon)