Iris Johansen’s ‘Chaos’ Introduces Readers to CIA Agent Alisa Flynn [REVIEW]

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It may take a horse with the heart of a warrior to help pull off a high stakes rescue. (Photo courtesy Canva)

She’s tough. He’s loaded. When the lives of innocent children are in peril, will she be able to smooth talk him into helping her rescue them or will she be left to face this challenge alone? Find out in Iris Johansen’s absorbing new thriller, Chaos.

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Dr. Bruce Chalmer’s Favorite Apple Honey Challah [RECIPE]

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There’s a reason this Apple Honey Challah is reserved for special occasions. It’s delicious! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Dr. Bruce Chalmer is an esteemed couples therapist based in Vermont and author of the relationship guide, Reigniting the Spark. He loves this Apple Honey Challah, which his wife makes every year for Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year). It is round, symbolizing the cycle of the seasons, and sweet, symbolizing a wish for a sweet new year. It’s actually one of his wife Judy Alexander’s favorite recipes to make, and one of his favorites to eat!

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Small Towns Keep the Darkest Secrets in David Baldacci’s ‘Walk the Wire’ [REVIEW]

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The Memory Man returns to solve a murder in a booming oil town. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A secret life. A gruesome murder. A community spiraling out of control. When Amos Decker heads to North Dakota to solve a crime, will he be able to uncover the truth before the whole town goes up in smoke? Find out in David Baldacci’s sixth Memory Man thriller, Walk the Wire.

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Glen Erik Hamilton’s ‘A Dangerous Breed’ Gives Van Shaw a Shocking Ultimatum [REVIEW]

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Is Van Shaw ready to face off with his most dangerous opponent yet? (Photo courtesy Canva)

Startling secrets. A dangerous blackmailer. When Van Shaw gets trapped in a potentially deadly situation, will his past finally catch up to his present? And where can he turn for help before a terrifying plot explodes in his face? Find out in Glen Erik Hamilton’s fifth Van Shaw novel, A Dangerous Breed.

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Learn to Imbibe Better with Tom Stevenson’s ‘The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia’ [REVIEW]

Discover the best wineries have to offer in The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia. (Photo courtesy Canva)

There are few things as relaxing as uncorking a delicious bottle of wine at the end of a long day, sipping it as you watch the sunset with someone special. Unless, of course, you get to travel to a winery on a languid afternoon and sample both new flavors and old vintages surrounded by the unrivaled beauty of wine country. But what wine should you try? Which vineyards are worth visiting? And how do you know how to stock that wine cellar you’ve always dreamed of filling? These are all questions wine expert Tom Stevenson helps you answer in The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia.

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