Get a sneak peek at future bestsellers with these exciting new additions to our collection.
1920: The Year That Made the Decade Roar
The end of World War I had set polite society on its ear. Things were changing - and quickly. Burns exams the year 1920 to see what events began the building "roar" that describes the decade. Each chapter gets its own topic, like the election which was the first time that women voted as well as the first time the results were announced on the radio. Prohibition pulled federal agents from chasing the real bad guys, allowing Ponzi to pull off his scheme and criminals to become more organized. Corruption ran rampant in Washington while the northern migration of blacks gave birth to the Harlem Renaissance. A fascinating and exciting 12 months.
Finding a mysterious novel at her bedside plunges British documentary filmmaker Catherine Ravenscroft into a living nightmare. Though ostensibly fiction, The Perfect Stranger recreates in vivid, unmistakable detail the terrible day she became hostage to a dark secret, a secret that only one other person knew--and that person is dead. Now that the past is catching up with her, Catherine's world is falling apart. Her only hope is to confront what really happened on that awful day...even if the shocking truth might destroy her. A brilliantly conceived and deeply unsettling debut thriller.
Dry Bones: A Longmire Mystery
When Jen, the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton ever found surfaces in Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire's (last seen in Any Other Name, 2014) jurisdiction, it appears to be a windfall for the High Plains Dinosaur Museum. Then Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne rancher on whose property the remains were discovered, turns up dead, floating face down in a turtle pond. With millions of dollars at stake, a number of groups step forward to claim the skeleton. As FBI officers descend on Absaroka County, Walt is determined to find out who would benefit from Danny's death. Another fine entry in this long-running series.
Growing the Midwest Garden
As the snowy days looking at seed catalogs finally come to an end and the threat of frost disappears, everyone will be flocking to local nurseries to add some color to their yards. The biggest obstacle a local gardener faces is coming to grips with the fact that living in the Midwest means those gorgeous plants in Southern gardens just don't look the same here, if they grow at all. In this book, the Midwest is divided into 5 zones (we're the Lower Midwest), and an A to Z listing of plants that thrive and flourish here will provide a long list of potential purchases for your home garden.
The Sound of Glass
It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward's husband, Cal, when she receives unexpected news--Cal's family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal's reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Merritt travels from Maine to Beaufort, where the secrets of Cal's past reside among the mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff. Soon, in this house of strangers, Merritt is forced into unraveling the Heyward family past as she faces her own fears and finds the healing she needs in the salt air of the Low Country. Heartwarming fiction from the author of Return to Tradd Street (2014).
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