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Under Lock & Skeleton Key by Gigi Pandian
Tempest Raj, while visiting her dad’s latest renovation project, discovers the body of her former stage double and wonders if she was the original target, and as she dives into this impossible mystery, she wonders if the Raj family curse has finally come for her.
Mystery / Quirky main character / Enchanting
Run, Rose, Run by Dolly Parton and James Patterson
Every song tells a story. She’s a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her. She’s also on the run. Find a future, lose a past. Nashville is where she’s come to claim her destiny. It’s also where the darkness she’s fled might find her. And destroy her.
Country-music thriller / Suspenseful / Features 12 songs written by Dolly Parton
Woman on Fire by Lisa Barr
Tasked with locating a painting called Women on Fire stolen by the Nazis more than 75 years earlier, rising young journalist Jules Roth teams up with the artist’s grandson to find it before a cunning gallerist, who gets everything she wants, does.
Art scene thriller / Fast-paced / Action-packed
Kamila Knows Best by Farah Heron
For Kamila Hussain, life is good. She’s got plenty of friends, a doting father, and her dog has more Instagram followers than most reality stars. But when she notices her longtime friend Rohan is spending much more time with another woman, Kamila wonders for the first time if a little self-improvement might be in order. But it suddenly seems like the more she tries to plan, the more things are starting to unravel. She’d always assumed that Rohan never saw beyond her matching dog sweaters and color-coordinated kitchen appliances. But is it possible Rohan always thought Kamila was more than enough, just the way that she was?
Romantic comedy / Heartwarming / Sweet slow-burn
Chorus by Rebecca Kauffman
The seven Shaw siblings have long been haunted by two early and profoundly consequential events. Told in turns from the early twentieth century through the 1950s, each sibling relays their own version of the memories that surround both their mother’s mysterious death and the circumstances of one sister’s scandalous teenage pregnancy. As they move into adulthood, the siblings assume new roles: caretaker to their aging father, addict, enabler, academic, decorated veteran, widow, and mothers and fathers to the next generation.
Historical fiction / Character-driven / Sweeping
Murder at the Porte de Versailles by Cara Black
When her friend Michou’s partner is accused of bombing the police laboratory, Parisian PI Aime Leduc, in an effort to prove his innocence, is drawn into a dangerous world of political intrigue and terrorist threats linked to a cold case of her father’s.
Historical mystery / Richly detailed / Sassy main character
Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May
In the aftermath of WWI, Annie, while on Crow Island — a place rumored to be rife with magic — to settle her father’s estate, is drawn into a glittering, haunted world when she is tempted by her new neighbor, a woman surrounded by rumors of witchcraft.
Historical fantasy / Complex / Lush scene-setting