Nancy Thayer Invites Readers Back to Nantucket for a Much Needed ‘Family Reunion’ [REVIEW]

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Nantucket is the perfect place to rejuvenate your spirit. (Photo courtesy Canva)

An aging matriarch longs to reconnect with her loved ones. A young college graduate is ready to leave a bad romance in her wake. Will these two women be able to find what they’re looking for? In Family Reunion, New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer welcomes readers back to Nantucket for one more magical summer, where life is bolstered by the surrounding tides and seemingly anything is possible.

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Ace Atkins Borrows from Yesterday’s Headlines to Make His Case in ‘Robert B. Parker’s Someone to Watch Over Me’ [REVIEW]

Spenser’s new office sees plenty of action in Robert B. Parker’s Someone to Watch Over Me. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Robert B. Parker may have died more than a decade ago, but his famed private investigator Spenser is still going strong. In Someone to Watch Over Me, the 48th book in the long-running series, Ace Atkins takes us back to Boston, where our favorite P.I. hunts down a sleazy billionaire who is managing much more than other people’s money.

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Margot Livesey’s ‘Mercury’ is the Story of Us [REVIEW]

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When Viv meets a horse named Mercury, all her old dreams suddenly seem tangible. (Photo by Anne Worner, Flickr)

Two people, one horse, and a decision that changes their lives forever. In Margot Livesey’s Mercury, a married couple realizes that perception is everything and sometimes life changes seemingly overnight simply because we failed to listen. Read more of this post

Ace Atkins Ignites Boston In ‘Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn’ [REVIEW]

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Will Spenser be able to find out who is burning down Boston? Find out in ROBERT B. PARKER’S SLOW BURN by Ace Atkins. (Photo by Mikhail Kryshen, Flickr)

Robert B. Parker’s iconic Boston based private investigator, Spenser, is back and snarkier than ever in Slow Burn. When an old church is torched in the South End, three firefighters are killed in the blaze and Captain Jack McGee wants answers. But the church was just the beginning, and soon a rash of fires engulfs Boston, and neither the cops or the arson unit are able to turn up any viable leads. So McGee enlists the P.I.’s help, and together with Hawk, Sixkill, and the sultry Susan, Spenser starts his own investigation off the books, rattling cages and earning himself even more enemies than usual. But will he identify the culprit before it is too late? Read more of this post

Tess Gerritsen’s ‘Die Again’ Is A Satisfying Page Turner

Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen (Photo by Leonardo Cendamo, Blackarchives)

Whether you are a longtime reader of Tess Gerritsen or are new to her work, Die Again is an enjoyable, fast-paced mystery which spans continents. Read more of this post