I hope you found some appealing titles in yesterday's April Treasures in My Closet. Hopefully, there are more books that you want to read in this second part.
Clifford Jackman makes his fiction debut with The Winter Family, a novel that traces "A group of ruthless outlaws from the its genesis during the American Civil War all the way to a final bloody stand in Oklahoma". The "Hyperkinetic Western noir" spans almost three decades, and a group led by a hardened leader, Augustus Winter who resists the rules of society and has a gift for butchery. The group serves as political thugs in a brutal Chicago election and bounty hunters in Arizona. The characters are killers, and dangerous. (Release date is April 14.)
Ed Kovacs' The Russian Bride is a thriller set in the world of counter intelligence. Major Kit Bennings, an elite military intelligence agent works undercover in Moscow. Then, he's forced to marry a Russian woman with mob connections. With little to lose, "He goes rogue in the hope of saving his kidnapped sister and stopping a deadly scheme directed against America." (Release date is April 14.)
The internationally acclaimed author Jo Nesbo brings us a stand-alone thriller, Blood on Snow. An antihero, an Oslo contract killer, draws us into a meditation on life and death. (Release date is April 7.)
Humor might not come to mind when you think of rabid killers, but the blurbs mention that element about Emily Schultz' The Blondes. There's a strange illness transforming blondes, CEOs, flight attendants, students or accountants, into rabid killers who are randomly attacking passers-by on the streets of New York. (Release date is April 21.)
All the Rage by Courtney Summers is a powerful story of a girl who spoke up and was rejected in a small town. Romy Grey woke up on the side of the road and can't remember how she got there. She can go on with her life, but when another girl disappears and she has ties to the same young man who assaulted Romy, she has to decide if she'll fight in a community ruled by men, where adults turn a blind eye, and authority figures are corrupt. (Release date is April 14.)
David and Aimee Thurlo bring back Charlie Henry in Grave Consequences. The former Special Forces operative is now a pawnbroker, hoping he has the quiet life he's always wanted. A young Navajo man tries to retrieve a turquoise necklace with a suspicious story. When that doesn't work, he returns with reinforcements and guns. That necklace becomes a pawn, with multiple parties trying to get it, as Charlie and his allies try to find the truth. (Release date is April 28.)
April looks like an exciting month for books, doesn't it? What are you waiting to read?