By Catherine Coulter
FBI specific Agent Griffin Hammersmith, final obvious in Backfire, has been recruited via Dillon Savich to hitch his unit in Washington, D.C. Savich sees anything particular in Hammersmith, a virtually preternatural intuition for monitoring criminals.
whereas on his option to D.C., Hammersmith plans to go to his sister, Delsey, a pupil at Stanislaus university of tune in Maestro, Virginia. ahead of he arrives, he will get a mobilephone name that Delsey was once came across bare, subconscious, and lined with blood after a wild get together. The blood is not hers—so who does it belong to?
in the meantime, again in D.C., Savich and Sherlock have their arms complete whilst the grandson of former chairman of the Federal Reserve financial institution is located murdered, each bone in his physique damaged, and frozen on the foot of the Lincoln Memorial.
was once Savich right—is Griffin talented with a special skill to "see" how criminals imagine? and may he determine who used to be at the back of the try on Delsey's life—before it is too late?
By Robyn Carr
They have been top associates considering 7th grade. yet this summer time, teetering at the threshold of thirty, 4 ladies are going to wish one another greater than ever.Cassie has sworn off romance after another undesirable date. but deep down, she's nonetheless trying to find Mr. without end. A long-haired biker does not determine into her plans, so where's the damage in traveling the again roads of Sonoma on a Harley with Walt Arneson?Julie married her highschool sweetheart—who can get her pregnant with a trifling glance—too younger and now wonders how her lifestyles grew to become all approximately leaky taps and checkbook balances. probably love is not adequate to maintain the most well liked couple in town.Marty's firefighter husband has forgotten all approximately romance, and an past love starts off to appear effective tempting.Beth, a hectic health professional trapped in a physique that is betrayed her once more, is changing into a tricky sufferer and a secretive friend.Life can swap in an instant…or a summer season. And having previous buddies to lean on can in simple terms up the possibilities of fortunately ever after.
By Mary Daheim
Fall has fallen upon Judith McMonigle Flynn, leaving her Hillside Manor approximately without visitors. And what greater medication for the low season blahs than a quick bout of B&B sifting for a pal amid the quiet rustic elegance of secluded Chavez Island? Judith and cousin Renie either are greater than prepared for a few rest. yet their peace is going to items whilst Renie conks an odious interloping blowhard at the noggin with a heavy china dish-and, moments later, the woozy lout takes a deadly tumble down an inconvenient staircase. Judith suspects that dying via dinnerware was once now not the true reason for this fellow's death. yet to turn out her cantankerous cuz blameless, she'll need to discover the genuine killer from one of the motley island group. And which may pile much more nastiness on Judith's plate than the harried bed-and-breakfast hostess can eat in a single sitting!
By Margaret Dilloway
A mother-daughter tale in regards to the powerful pull of culture, and the trap and price of breaking freed from it.
whilst Shoko determined to marry an American GI and go away Japan, she had her mom and dad' blessing, her brother's scorn, and a present from her husband-a e-book on the best way to be a formal American housewife.
As she crossed the sea to the US, Shoko additionally introduced together with her a mystery she would have to retain her complete life...
part a century later, Shoko's plans to ultimately go back to Japan and reconcile along with her brother are derailed by means of affliction. In her position, she sends her grown American daughter, Sue, a divorced unmarried mom whose personal lifestyles is not what she was hoping for. As Sue takes in Japan, with all its attractiveness and contradictions, she discovers one other aspect to her mom and returns to the USA unexpectedly replaced and irrevocably touched.
By Thrity Umrigar
From the severely cherished, bestselling writer of the area We discovered and the distance among Us, whom the recent York instances ebook overview calls a "perceptive and . . . piercing writer," comes a profound, heartbreakingly sincere novel approximately friendship, kinfolk, secrets and techniques, forgiveness, and moment chances
An skilled psychologist, Maggie rigorously keeps emotional distance from her sufferers. but if she meets a tender Indian lady who attempted to kill herself, her specialist detachment disintegrates. bring to an end from her kin in India, Lakshmi is desperately lonely and trapped in a loveless marriage to a domineering guy who limits her global to their small eating place and grocery store.
Moved by way of her plight, Maggie treats Lakshmi in her domestic workplace at no cost, quick knowing that the despondent lady does not desire a cut down; she wishes a chum. made up our minds to empower Lakshmi as a lady who feels valued in her personal correct, Maggie abandons protocol, and shortly general practitioner and sufferer became shut friends.
But whereas their courting is deeply affectionate, it's also warped by way of conflicting expectancies. while Maggie and Lakshmi open up and proportion long-buried secrets and techniques, the revelations will jeopardize their shut bond, shake their religion in one another, and strength them to confront painful offerings
By Marilyn Brant
Each one Friday morning on the Indigo Moon Cafe, Jennifer, Bridget and Tamara meet to change tales approximately marriage, little ones, and paintings. yet someday, spurred by means of contemporary e-mails from her university ex, Jennifer poses questions they have by no means confronted prior to. What in the event that they all married the incorrect guy? What if they're residing the inaccurate lifestyles? And what could take place if, only once, they gave in to temptation...Soon each one lady is second-guessing the alternatives she's made - and those she will be able to unmake - as she turns into conscious of new possibilities round each nook, from attentive colleagues and horny neighbours to flirtatious previous fanatics. And as fantasies blur with actual existence, Jennifer, Bridget and Tamara start to become aware of how little they find out about one another, their marriages, and themselves, and what sort of there's to achieve - and lose - if you step outdoor the rules...
By Elise Juska
Whilst John Blessing dies and leaves at the back of young children, the loss reverberates throughout his for years yet to come. His younger widow, Lauren, unearths solace in her huge extended family of in-laws, whereas his brother's spouse Kate pursues motherhood even on the price of her marriage. John's teenage nephew Stephen unearths himself interested by an act of petty robbery that takes a stunning flip, and nephew Alex, a talented scholar, travels to Spain and considers the realm past his family's Northeast Philadelphia local. via departures and arrivals, weddings and reunions, THE advantages finds the inner worlds of the contributors of a close-knit Irish-Catholic relations and the rituals that unite them.
By Dianne Dixon
Retail ePub of a publication simply published this present day that now has a tremendous wait checklist at my OverDrive. It's a few "Women's Fiction" I acquired for my mom considering she might love it, and perhaps someone else the following will as well.
"Dixon has a superb method with phrases that might encourage readers to stick up long gone their bedtimes." —Sacramento ebook Review
Mysteriously attached and shortly to be perpetually replaced, 3 girls commence a narrative that would hang-out you lengthy when they are gone.
Ever given that she was once a bit woman in California, Livvi grey has been affected by a nightmare of an eerily attractive stranger in a shimmering silver costume. presently sooner than Livvi's 30th birthday she is going to come nose to nose with this stranger, an come upon that won't in basic terms regulate Livvi's destiny, but in addition switch a lot of what she thinks she understands concerning the past.
The booklet of Someday tells Livvi's tale in parallel with that of a super Boston photographer named Micah and a tender manhattan spouse and mom named AnnaLee. Like Livvi, those girls are speedily relocating towards occasions that would turn out to be the last word turning issues of their lives, the locations the place devastating secrets and techniques will be...
By Vernon Cooray (auth.)
This publication approximately lightning summarizes the essence of physics and results of lightning in a non-technical demeanour and gives an updated description of the phenomenon of lightning in easy language. beginning with the myths concerning lightning, the reader is brought to the mechanism of lightning flashes and their interactions with people, human-made structures and Earth’s surroundings. many of the to be had books on lightning are written for the specialists within the box and there's a desire for a publication that introduces the undergraduate and starting submit graduate scholars to the topic of lightning and prepares them for extra complex books intended for the specialists. This introductory booklet, that is in response to a sequence of lectures given to undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in electric engineering, is meant to fill this desire. adapted to the desires of collage scholars who plan to review electric engineering, meteorology, environmental or simple physics, it's also a worthwhile reference source for laymen who're attracted to realizing extra in this phenomenon.
By Cathleen Schine
While Joseph Weissmann divorced his spouse, he was once seventy eight years previous and she or he used to be seventy five. Exiled from her dependent big apple house via Joe's mistress, Betty is pressured to maneuver to a small, run-down Westport, Connecticut, seashore cottage. becoming a member of her are Miranda and Annie, who dutifully come alongside to maintain a watch on their capricious mom.