Old Money Brings New Threats in ‘Close Contact’ [REVIEW]

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When doubt and uncertainty enter a woman’s life, she turns to the only man she knows she can trust in Lori Foster’s Close Contact. (Photo by Edward Zulawski, Flickr)

Soon after a woman comes into money, her life gets complicated. New threats loom on the horizon. Old acquaintances suddenly resurface. And the man she’s seeing wants more than she planned on offering in Lori Foster’s delicious new novel, Close Contact.  Read more of this post

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Meet the Gravediggers in Liliana Hart’s ‘The Darkest Corner’ [REVIEW]

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Sometimes the dead do rise. (Photo by cmiper, Flickr)

They’re highly trained. They’re lethally dangerous. And they’re dead. Meet the Gravediggers. Sometimes the dead do come back. Find out how in Liliana Hart’s riveting new series, beginning with The Darkest Corner.  Read more of this post

Tragic Secrets Await In ‘The Silent Fountain’ [REVIEW]

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Two women decades apart are trapped within an idyllic Italian villa in Victoria Fox’s The Silent Fountain. (Photo by Mircea, Flickr)

Deep in the Tuscan hills of Italy stands a beautiful old villa. It is the stuff dreams are made of. Scenic and solitary, it should be a haven for all who enter. Instead, it holds dark secrets that threaten to escape. But what are they? And what will their discovery ultimately mean? Find out in Victoria Fox’s The Silent Fountain. 
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Discover Why Celeste Headlee Thinks ‘We Need To Talk’ [REVIEW]

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In her new book, We Need to Talk, journalist Celeste Headlee shows us why conversation is really the highest form of art. (Photo by Matus Laslofi, Flickr)

Do you ever get the feeling that you just can’t seem to connect with others anymore? Or have you ever avoided conversation because no matter what you say, it triggers a shouting match? If so, you’re not alone. But disconnecting or dodging discussions about important issues isn’t the answer. In fact, according to journalist Celeste Headlee, We Need to Talk, now more than ever. Her insightful new book demonstrates how. Read more of this post

Gregory Maguire’s ‘Hiddensee’ Is A Grown Up Fairytale [REVIEW]

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Discover the tale of the once and future Nutcracker in Gregory Maguire’s Hiddensee. (Photo by Garen Meguerian, Flickr)

Most all of us grew up with fairy tales. But let’s be honest, these days we’re used to the homogenized Disney versions rather than the darker folk tales penned by the Brothers Grimm or even E. T. A. Hoffmann. Now with Hiddensee, New York Times bestselling author Gregory Maguire takes us back to the ominous Black Forest of Bavaria and the salons of Munich to show us just how the world-famous Nutcracker originated.
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