The Legacy

Sara’s Pick:The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdardottir This is the first book in a new series featuring a psychologist from the Iceland’s Agency for Child Protection and a young, overwhelmed police detective. In 1987 an unspecified crime results in the death of the mother and grandfather of three small children. Fast forward to 2015. A young…

Strangers

Sara’s Pick: Strangers by Ursula Archer and Arno Strobel Joanna was home alone when a stranger lets himself into her home and claims to be her fiancé. Erik comes home from a long day at the office to his fiancée who claims she has no idea who he is and there is no evidence of…

Blood Sisters

Sara’s Pick: Blood Sisters by Jane Corry Three girls walking to school are involved in a car accident. One is killed, another has permanent debilitating brain damage and the third has become an art teacher. Kitty lives in a home for special needs patients and can’t communicate her thoughts, which are pretty chaotic. She is,…

The Woman in the Window

Sara’s Pick: The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Anna Fox is agoraphobic and spends her time watching old movies, drinking, connecting with others who suffer from this phobia, and watching her neighbors. While she is trying to cope with her inability to leave home, she is taking too many pills with too…

The Last Mrs. Parrish

Cori’s Pick: The Last Mrs. Parrish Another debut author alert! As I was leaving work right before Christmas, I saw this book sitting on the library’s ‘new book’ shelves and grabbed it…to go along with the other five books I thought I would read over the holiday.  While this ended up being the only book…

Best Day Ever

Sara’s Pick: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda Paul Strom and his wife Mia have been married for ten years. She is a stay-at-home mom with their 2 boys, and they seem to have a perfect life. So, in their tenth wedding anniversary, Paul wants to give them a perfect day at their lake cottage,…