Today is my favorite day of the month! It's the day I do a book talk for the library staff. So, here are the books I'm going to talk about today. (You saw them before the staff.)
Allbritten, Esri – Chihuahua of the Baskervilles - Tripping Magazine, devoted to travel stories for believers in the paranormal, sends a team to Manitou Springs to check out the appearance of the ghost of a Chihuahua.
Bass, Elizabeth – Wherever Grace is Needed - Grace Oliver goes to Austin, TX to help her father after a fall, only to find the neighbors need her assistance as well.
Blackwell, Juliet – Hexes and Hemlines - San Francisco witch Lily Ivory is asked by the police to give her opinion on a strange death, when the man is surrounded by items of superstition.
Dewey, Laurel – Revelations - Sgt. Det. Jane Perry finds the entire town of Midas, Colorado to be odd when she arrives on the case of a missing fifteen-year-old boy whose family doesn’t seem concerned.
Fairstein, Linda – Silent Mercy - Manhattan Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper investigates murders at churches.
Gustainis, Justin – Hard Spell – In Scranton, PA, a member of the Occult Crimes Unit Investigation has to deal with a valuable stolen item and deaths of a number of vampires.
Hearne, Kevin – Hounded - Introduces Atticus O’Sullivan, an ancient Druid living in Tempe with his Irish Wolfhound, Oberon, as they battle figures from mythology in the first in The Iron Druid Chronicles.
Hyzy, Julie – Grace Interrupted - Grace Wheaton deals with the death of an actor during a Civil War reenactment, when the groundskeeper at Marshfield Manor is the suspect.
Macomber, Debbie – A Turn in the Road -Three generations of women in a family hit the road, driving from Washington to Florida, looking for answers to questions in their lives.
Ozma, Alice – The Reading Promise - The story of the relationship of Alice and her librarian father, as she grows up with her father reading to her nightly.
Richards, Emilie – Sunset Bridge - Five women who live in a group of cottages in Florida find their friendship gets them tough times.
Scalzi, John – Fuzzy Nation - Humorous science fiction of an independent contractor who discovers a valuable substance, and an unknown species, on the planet Zarathustra.
Slaughter, Karin – Fallen - When a GBI Agent finds her mother’s door open, a bloody handprint, and her mother, an ex-cop, missing, the GBI and local police team up to investigate.
Stewart, Mariah – Almost Home - Can the owner of an ice cream parlor trust the man she always loved, when he returns to St. Dennis with a little boy?
Watson, S.J. – Before I Go to Sleep - Psychological thriller in which a woman wakes up every morning, not knowing who she is, or who the man beside her is.
Weiss, Jan Merete – These Dark Things - While Captain Natalia Monte investigates the murder of a young woman whose body is found in the catacombs of Naples, the crime families go to war over garbage contracts.
Zuckoff, Mitchell – Lost in Shangri-La - True story of a crash, survival, and rescue in the waning years of WWII.