Cool off with a hot, new novel
Author Tess Gerritsen will keep you turning the pages in her latest Rizzoli & Isles novel titled, “The Silent Girl.” This book will suck you in to Boston’s Chinatown, take you to the dark side and back with jolts and sheer suspense. Cracking a crime resonating with bone-chilling echoes of an ancient Chinese legend, Rizzoli and Isles must outwit an unseen enemy.
New York Times bestselling author James Rollins presents us with a breathtaking adventure of boundless imagination and meticulous research in “The Devil Colony.” During a dig at an anthropology site deep in the Rocky Mountains, a riot erupts; an anthropologist dies in a fiery explosion and evidence points to a radical group of Native Americans. When Painter Crowe, Director of Sigma Force is called upon to uncover the truth, he ignites a war among the nation’s most powerful intelligence agencies. Can Painter discover the truth, one that could topple governments, before it destroys all he holds dear?
Ann Napolitano’s new release, “A Good Hard Look” is set in Flannery O’Connor’s hometown of Milledgeville, Georgia. Crippled by lupus at age 25, Flannery returns to Milledgeville and the family farm to finish her novel. Cookie Himmel has returned from her time in Manhattan with a rich fiancé, Melvin Whiteson. Once Melvin meets Flannery, he begins to take a hard look at the choices he has made. Reckless relationships lead to a tragedy that forever alters the town and Flannery’s observation that the truth does not change according to one’s ability to stomach it.
Just the title, “Pigeon English” will arouse your curiosity enough to pick up this novel by Stephen Kelman. Kelman’s debut novel is rich with lingo, energy and occasional terror. This book gives a stark and funny look at life in London’s rough housing projects. Following the tradition of our great novels of friendship and adventure Kelman’s characters find wonder, mystery and danger in an ever-expanding world.