Children of the Revolution: An Inspector Banks Novel
Yorkshire Detective Alan Banks probes the murder of a former college lecturer in his absorbing 21st case (after Watching the Dark, 2013). Four years ago, Gavin Miller was dismissed from his job following charges of sexual misconduct. Since then he's lived the life of a hermit, existing as frugally as possible on the outskirts of a small village. Now his body has been found on an abandoned railway with five thousand pounds in his pocket. Who would want to kill this man? And why are Banks's superiors warning him to back off the case? A first-rate police procedural.
Popular romance novelist Carr (The Chance, 2014) sets her latest novel of female friendship in Marin County, California. Friends Andy, Gerri, and Sonja think their lives are just perfect--until suddenly they aren't. As their marriages all begin to splinter, infidelity and mental illness rear their ugly heads. Surprisingly, it's B.J.--their standoffish new neighbor--who steps into their circle and changes everything. Can she help them get back on track? A fresh take on female friendship--engaging and heartbreaking at the same time.
Mind of Winter
A Christmas Day blizzard has trapped writer Holly Judge at home with her teenage daughter, Tatiana, whom she and her husband adopted from Russia. Her husband is stuck on the Detroit roads trying to get his parents from the airport. As the day progresses, Tatiana's behavior becomes more erratic. With each passing hour, her mood darkens, and her behavior becomes increasingly frightening. Holly begins to think that "something had followed them from Russia." A gripping novel of psychological suspense with a truly shocking ending from the author of The Raising (2011).
Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues
The Director of NYU's Human Microbiome Program wants you to know you are making yourself sick. Important bacteria living inside the human body are disappearing as overmedication, cesarean births, and hand sanitizers dimish the chance for good microbes to do their work. The lack or alteration of important microbiomes can be the cause of gastrointestinal problems, diabetes, asthma, and even some types of cancer. Blaser covers a hot topic in the health field.
The Women of Duck Commander: Surprising Insights from the Women Behind the Beards About What Makes This Family Work
They may not wear the beards in the family, but no one should underestimate the influence these ladies have on the image of the Duck Dynasty. They became part of this family by choice, and each of them will reveal their own story of becoming Mrs. Robertson. The core values held by the females are what makes for a strong united front. Get to know them a bit better as you read their individual stories.
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