[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”193700788X” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51%2BebrLIAIL._SL160_.jpg” width=”106″]When Arlene returns to Merlotte’s to ask Sookie Stackhouse for her job back, Sookie can’t believe her nerve. It wasn’t so long before that Arlene conspired with friends to kill Sookie by hanging her on a cross. When Arlene is found the next morning in the dumpster behind the bar, Sookie is naturally the prime suspect. Can Sookie beat the rap that the police are so ardent to pin on her? As her life gets more complex, Sookie’s relationship with Eric is fizzling. Can they get their love back on track or are some things just not worth saving. [easyazon-link asin=”193700788X” locale=”us”]Dead Ever After: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel[/easyazon-link] is the final book in the Sookie Stackhouse series.
Lisa Rayburn is a psychologist and T.J. Peacock is a former police officer turned security consultant. Together they vow to do what the police will not—find out why so many abused women are disappearing in the Milwaukee area. When Lisa’s doppelgänger is killed they know they’re getting close to a person who will do anything to keep his or her secret.
Abigail Boyd-Lei is a teenager living on a dying Earth in the thirty-first century. She left school at 13 and lives in a tiny one-room apartment with her grandmother, parents and three siblings. When an alien race comes to Earth, they offer Abigail an escape and hope for the future. She can immigrate to a planet of bounty where all of her dreams will come true. Will the reality match her dreams? Cole Alekos is a humanoid hybrid and space explorer living in relative time. A few months in space can be decades on Earth. His son, Harden, has detached himself from society after the untimely suicide of his wife. Harden drinks and smokes too much and is generally not a good example for anyone. Can Harden and his crew protect Abby from formidable adversary and after what Abby has found in her new world, can she reconcile herself to the future?
Documentary filmmaker, Georgie Connelly, has been getting death threats since an expose about a white supremacist group that sent some of its members in jail. To complicate matters, Georgie is forced to revisit her teaching past and serve community service at a high school after a charge of drinking and driving. Georgie is on the brink of madness and the start of a new project about strip clubs when James Finn enters her life. The handsome, strapping, ex-Marine is just out of the military and hesitant to take on his new babysitting assignment. When one of Georgie’s students goes missing James and Georgie investigate, pulling them into a world they never wanted to know. Can they stay alive long enough to find out what happened to the young girl?
StrikeStone: Book III of the Dolvia Saga by Stella Atrium, a woman in traditional dress publically executed herself by setting herself on fire in front of the Governer’s mansion in far-away Cylay. Brianna Miller, a half-softcheeks and half-Dolviet woman and savior of the Gouleps (women ostracized from their families) is called to her homeland. Escorted by her cousin, Rufus and another warrior, Brianna collects students as she travels. Her extensive travel finds Dolvia ravaged by conflict and war and on the brink of something bigger than could have ever been imagined. StrikeStone: Book III of the Dolvia Saga is the third novel in the Dolvia series.
In Trails in the Sand by P.C. Zick, Caroline Carlisle is an environmental writer doing a piece about sea turtles when the BP oil spill happens. Already making people uncomfortable with her relationship with her late sister’s husband, Caroline uncovers family secrets better left in the past. Turtles andTrails in the Sand serve as a reminder that life moves forward.
August Bailey is a 16-year-old living by the rules of an old-fashioned society — one where she has to wear hand-me-downs and her mother won’t let her date. When her mother slaps her face during an argument, August knows that it’s time to head into the world and make a life for herself. When August discovers that the big city isn’t quite what she thought it would be, Reese finds her. He’s sweet and handsome and wants to take care of her and build a general affection. But life on the streets isn’t all August thought it would be. Living in a society of kids who sell their bodies for enough money to live for a day, and where drugs flow like water, can she survive with them or will every day simply lead her further from home? [easyazon-link asin=”0991851013″ locale=”us”]Suicide City, a Love Story[/easyazon-link] is a Young Adult novel, but more suitable for older readers.
In The Story in the Stars by Yvonne Anderson, Dassa survives a horrible plague that kills everyone else on her planet. She knows that her life’s work is to one day repopulate her beautiful planet. To make that happen she needs the help of her enemy, Pik.
In Death In Bagheria by Susan Russo Anderson, it’s 1870 and Serafina is a Sicilian midwife who is well known for solving crimes. Dismissive aristocrat, Sister Genoveffa, believes her mother has been murdered and hires Serafina to look into the case. Serafina travels to Sicily’s Gold Coast to investigate but will she be able to stay alive long enough to unmask the killer? Death In Bagheria (A Serafina Florio Mystery) is the third novel in the Serafina Florio series.
In The Tarot Killer by Mary Bracht, Dr. Skye Barrie’s former patients are being killed in New York so she returns to her training ground in London in an attempt to escape, thinking the killer will follow her. In London, she faces old patients, an old nemesis, and the danger of a killer not satisfied with anything less than Skye’s own vicious and bloody end.