Stuart Woods’ ‘A Safe House’ is the Perfect Beach Read [REVIEW]

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Stone Barrington’s private English residence becomes a safe house to protect a high-profile client. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Someone is on the run. Someone with personal ties to high echelons of power. Only those connections are dangerous and want someone dead. When Stone Barrington is asked to step forward and offer someone protection, will he be able to keep his promise, or will this threat destroy them all? Find out in Stuart Woods’ A Safe House.

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Faith and Forgiveness Are at the Heart of Toni Shiloh’s ‘An Unlikely Alliance’ [REVIEW]

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Meet Flo, the service dog introduced in the seventh novel in the K-9 Companions series, An Unlikely Alliance. (Photo courtesy Canva)

She despises firefighters. He has an aversion to uptight women. But when the two of them are thrown together to save their community, will they be able to see past their differences and accomplish their goal? Find out in Toni Shiloh’s An Unlikely Alliance.

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Jude Deveraux Turns to a Life of Crime with ‘A Willing Murder’ [REVIEW]

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Two bodies are found beneath a beautiful old tree in Jude Deveraux’s A Willing Murder. (Photo courtesy Canva)

When a retired romance novelist, a handsome contractor, and a young realtor move into a sprawling old mansion together, things are destined to get interesting. But when the three of them stumble across the remains of two bodies under a fallen tree, they begin to unravel a decades old mystery that someone doesn’t want them to solve. Will they be able to find the killer before one of them becomes the next victim to bite the dust? Find out in Jude Deveraux’s first whodunnit, A Willing Murder.

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THE SCENT OF GARDENIAS: An Interview with Lorraine Haas

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When a writer discovers her mother’s secret past, she is compelled to tell her story in The Scent of Gardenias. (Photo courtesy Canva)

The older we get, the easier it is to see our parents from the same vantage point as an outsider would. As such, we’ve often found that we gain better understanding of choices they have made over the years, some of them having been made even before we were born. As author Lorraine Haas wrote her latest book, The Scent of Gardenias, she delved deep into her mother’s past to fictionalize her life story and gained similar insights along the way. She shares some of what she learned in this enlightening interview. We hope you enjoy it! —J&H

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Susan Mallery’s ‘The Boardwalk Bookshop’ Is a Triumphant Celebration of the Power of Friendship [REVIEW]

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Three women. Three strangers. One unique business opportunity. When their dreams and lives collide, anything can happen. Find out how these enigmatic women navigate the ever-present twists and turns that come with small business ownership and learn to balance them with their complicated personal lives. You’ll love Susan Mallery’s latest beach read, The Boardwalk Bookshop.

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