Seven for a Secret by Lyndsay Faye

9780399158384Seven for a Secret
by Lyndsay Faye
(pub. 8/13)

We The Gods of Gotham fans have been waiting for this one! Here is another spell-binding story involving New York copper star Timothy Wilde, the bright but self-deprecating detective now faced with the murder of a beautiful free Black woman and the kidnapping of free Blacks into slavery. Just loved it!

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The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert.

9780670024858The Signature of All Things
by Elizabeth Gilbert
(9/13)

Spanning time, countries and characters, never has the discovery and study of plants been so beautifully rendered as through the life of brilliant Alma Whittaker, whose quest for knowledge is simply stunning.

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The Returned by Jason Mott

9780778315339The Returned
by Jason Mott
(pub. 8/13)

Is it the beautiful writing or the wonderful characters?  Is it the haunting plot or the superb rendering of human nature?  Yes, it is!  Almost Orwellian in its message, this novel examines a truly remarkable, if fantastical event—the return of the dead.  A
fiercely must read!

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The Son by Philipp Meyer

9780062120397The Son
by Philipp Meyer
(pub. 4/13)

If you loved “Lonesome Dove” here is another great novel of the West; namely, Texas. Gritty and disturbing, the McCullough family represents a part of our history that is moving, disturbing and edifying. Beautifully written and this is a must read.

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The Husband’s Secret By Liane Moriarty

9780399159343The Husband’s Secret
by Liane Moriarty
(pub. 6/13)

At first glance this is an easy read, but it is a smart read for someone looking for a substantial storyline. Three women, Rachel, Cecilia and Tess are unconsciously connected by a tragic event – Cecelia’s husband’s secret. This will be great for a book group.

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The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

9780425268421The Other Typist
by Suzanne Rindell
(pub. 4/13)

Place and time are so important in this mysterious and puzzling debut novel set during prohibition in New York. Deceit, murder, and a very unreliable narrator will keep you guessing to the end. Who is Rose Baker – really?

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