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Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy imagined Dublin's Chestnut Street early in her career and every now again she would write about one of its residents for "the future". Her editors and family gathered these unpublished short stories together to give you one last volume from this popular author who died in 2012.
Eggsecutive orders / Julie Hyzy
White House chef Ollie Parras is busy getting ready for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll when one of the guests dies at a state dinner. This mystery is fun to solve and the egg recipes in the back look delicious.
Far gone / Laura Griffin
If you’re in the mood for a romance with lots of suspense, pick up Laura Griffin’s latest. Austin homicide detective Andrea Finch gets a disturbing call from her younger brother about suspicious activity at a backcountry ranch. Both the action and the romance in this story will keep you turning pages.
People of the book by Geraldine Brooks
Passover is just around the corner so this is the perfect time to read People of the Book. While restoring the famous Sarajevo Haggadah, Hanna Heath discovers some artifacts hidden in its binding. The author uses these artifacts to create a fictional account of the book’s 500 year history. You’ll love this blend of history and mystery.
Are you in the mood for a humorous family chronicle that features strong women and a bit of Irish history? Fans of Maeve Binchy and Rosamunde Pilcher will enjoy meeting Mimi Malloy.
With season 4 of Game of Thrones beginning this Sunday, we wanted to throw out some complementary suggestions.
Catch up with seasons 1, 2, or 3
I've got you under my skin / Mary Higgins Clark
In Clark's latest novel, a TV producer and single mom is filming a new cold case series when the real killer surfaces. While you wait for your copy, try a book by Lisa Gardner or Iris Johansen. Both of these authors write suspenseful novels featuring independent women.
Five-year-old Anna awakes in her tent to the confusing sound of some sort of commotion at her family’s remote campsite. Moments later her father grabs her and her three-year-old brother and deposits them in the large metal Coleman cooler. Hours later, the children manage to escape.