A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea by Masaji Ishikawa

The harrowing true story of one man’s life in—and subsequent escape from—North Korea, one of the world’s most brutal totalitarian regimes. Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen…

The Night of the Moths by Riccardo Bruni

Alice was a hopeful young graduate student when, on a beautiful August night, her body was found in the woods. She’ll always remember the night she was murdered. And she still suffers the grief and rage that destroyed her family. But what Alice regrets most is the last fight she had with her boyfriend, Enrico—and…

The House By The River by Lena Manta KINDLE FIRST

Theodora knows she can’t keep her five beautiful daughters at home forever—they’re too curious, too free spirited, too like their late father. And so, before each girl leaves the small house on the riverside at the foot of Mount Olympus, Theodora makes sure they know they are always welcome to return. A devoted and resilient…

I Am Watching You

When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it—until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she’s decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up…

All the Little Children

When a family camping trip takes a dark turn, how far will one mother go to keep her family safe? Struggling with working-mother guilt, Marlene Greene hopes a camping trip in the forest will provide quality time with her three young children—until they see fires in the distance, columns of smoke distorting the sweeping view….

What Was Rescued

What Was Rescued by Jane Bailey Published by Lake Union Publishing Ebook Expected publication 1 August 2017 386 pages Kindle First Connect with the author Buy the book (affiliate’s link) WHAT’S IT’S ABOUT In the autumn of 1940, four children meet on a train. Behind them is London, under heavy aerial attack; ahead of them…

Stillhouse Lake

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine Published by Thomas & Mercer Ebook Expected publication 1 July 2017 302 pages Kindle First Connect with the author Buy the book: UK (affiliate’s link) Buy the book: USA This was my Kindle First choice for June. WHAT’S IT’S ABOUT Gina Royal is the definition of average—a shy Midwestern housewife…

Dead Certain

Dead Certain by Adam Mitzner Published by Thomas & Mercer Ebook Expected publication 1 June 2017 348 pages Kindle First Connect with the author Buy the book: UK (affiliate’s link) Buy the book: USA WHAT’S IT’S ABOUT Ella Broden is living a double life. By day, Ella works as a buttoned-up attorney on some of…

My Sister And Other Liars

My Sister And Other Liars by Ruth Dugall Published by Thomas & Mercer Ebook Expected publication 1 May 2017 364 pages Kindle first Connect with the author Buy the book: UK (affiliate’s link) Buy the book: USA WHAT’S IT’S ABOUT Sam is seventeen, starving herself and longing for oblivion. Her sister, Jena, is mentally scarred…

The Halo Effect

The Halo Effect by Anne D. LeClaire Published by Lake Union Publishing Ebook Expected publication 1 April 2017 350 pages Kindle First Connect with the author Buy the book: UK (affiliate’s link) Buy the book: USA WHAT’S IT’S ABOUT In this tour de force, a father, shaken by tragedy, tries to avenge his daughter’s murder—and…

The Marvellous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter

The Marvellous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter by J.S. Drangsholt Published by AmazonCrossing Ebook Expected publication 1 March 2017 217 pages Kindle First Connect with the author Buy the book: UK Buy the book: USA WHAT’S IT’S ABOUT Ingrid Winter is desperately trying to hold it all together. A neurotic Norwegian mother of three small children…

The Winter Over

The Winter Over by Matthew Iden Published by Thomas & Mercer Ebook Expected publication 1 February 2017 354 pages Kindle First Connect with the author Buy the book: UK Buy the book: USA WHAT’S IT’S ABOUT Each winter the crew at the Shackleton South Pole Research Facility faces nine months of isolation, round-the-clock darkness, and…