Get a sneak peek at future bestsellers with these exciting new additions to our collection.
Cinnamon Toasted: A Spice Shop Mystery
When her former mother-in-law, Melly, offers to tweak her software program to help improve business at her Georgia spice shop, Piper Prescott is thrilled. The owners of the program, Rusty Tulley and Chip Balboa, are so impressed with Melly's changes that they make a special trip to Brandywine Creek to make her an offer she can't refuse. Things change dramatically when Chip's body is found at the foot of Melly's basement stairs, making her the prime suspect in his murder. Piper knows Melly would never hurt a fly, but can she find the real killer before Melly gets sent away for good? Cozy fans will enjoy the mouth-watering latest entry in Oust's (Kill 'em with Cayenne, 2014) series.
A Birmingham, Alabama cop searches for a missing child in the latest thriller (Run, 2014) from the younger brother of bestselling novelist Lee Child. Partnered with Detective Jan Loflin, Detective Cooper Devereaux is tasked with finding seven-year-old foster child Ethan Crane. The more Devereaux digs into the missing child's background, the more he discovers about his own, eventually shaking loose a series of harrowing truths. This twisty page turner hurtles at a mile a minute through an action-packed search for a missing child, culminating in an ending that no reader will see coming.
My Name Is Mahtob: A Daring Escape, a Life of Fear, and the Forgiveness That Set Me Free
Almost 30 years ago, the bestseller, Not Without My Daughter, detailed the abuse that American Betty Mahmoody endured as the wife of an egotistical Iranian doctor. Her husband held their 5-year-old daughter hostage for a year and a half, using her as a bargaining chip to make Betty stay in his country. Betty's book tells the story of their escape, and now daughter Mahtob shares her unique viewpoint. Mahtob brings the story up to date, explaining how she can now live a less fearful life than when she was younger and even find the compassion to forgive her father.
Taste of Home Comfort Food Makeovers: 325 Delicious & Comforting Recipes Made Light
Holiday eating is filled with indulgences, once-a-year treats, and trying new dishes at social gatherings. But once the festivities are over and the really cold weather is upon us, it is nice to settle in with some old favorites in the kitchen. The problem is that the new year also brings those resolutions about being healthier and eating right - not always a consideration in nostalgic comfort food that's made to pamper your tummy and taste buds. Luckily, Taste of Home has lightened and updated over 300 classics, so you can feel the love without feeling the guilt.
The Violinist of Venice: A Story of Vivaldi
Like most 18th-century Venetians, Adriana d'Amato adores music--except her strict merchant father has forbidden her to cultivate her gift for the violin. Adriana rebels by sneaking out at night to take violin lessons from violinist and composer Antonio Vivaldi. What begins as secret lessons swiftly evolves into a passionate, consuming love affair. Adriana's father is intent on seeing her married to a wealthy member of Venice's patrician class, and Vivaldi is a priest, making their relationship forbidden. Will their affair have to end? A lushly written debut.
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