Lisa Scottoline’s ‘After Anna’ Proves Not All Wishes Should Come True [REVIEW]

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Her daughter was stolen from her twice, but who is guilty of her murder? Find out in Lisa Scottoline’s After Anna. (Photo by Gabriela Camerotti, Flickr)

When a woman’s estranged daughter reaches out to her after 16 years of silence, the mother is overjoyed. Little does she know, however, that by inviting the girl into her life, she’ll unleash unforeseeable devastation upon her new family which ultimately results in murder. But who is to blame? Find out in Lisa Scottoline’s new thriller, After Anna.  Read more of this post

At the End of the World, Hope Resides in Nora Roberts’ ‘Year One’ [REVIEW]

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In Nora Roberts’ apocalyptic novel Year One, crows watch over mankind as a deadly contagion spreads across the globe with devastating speed. (Photo courtesy Paul King, Flickr)

Queen of romantic suspense, Nora Roberts, begins a captivating new chapter in her career with the publication of Year One, the first installment of the Chronicles of The One series. Here she weaves together a dark and startling tapestry of chaos, fear, survival, and hope. This is a novel that feels all too real, which tears at our core values and resonates with our worst nightmares. After all, how many of us hold our breath every time we watch the news, expecting the last shoe to drop? But no one could ever foresee the world ending quite like this.  Read more of this post