One Hundred Names by Cecelia Ahern. After journalist Kitty Logan watches her career crumble because of a scandal, she asks her mentor what story she always wanted to cover. The clues are on a piece of paper with one hundred names, but Kitty's friend dies before she can tell her about those names.
Home for the Haunting by Juliet Blackwell. Part of Blackwell's Haunted Home Renovation series, this one finds contractor Mel Turner doing a good deed, leading a volunteer home renovation project, only to get caught up in murder and ghosts at a house the kids call "The Murder House".
Between Heaven and Texas by Marie Bostwick. In a prequel to the Cobbled Court Quilt series, Bostwick takes readers to a small Texas town, where the Templeton sisters fall for the wrong men, but find their true calling, and the true meaning of family.
One Book in the Grave by Kate Carlisle. In the fifth Bibliophile mystery, bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright agrees to restore a copy of Beauty and the Beast until she discovers it was once owned by a friend who died in a suspicious car accident.
Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo. The first Kate Burkholder novel introduced the new Police Chief of Painters Mill, Ohio. Burkholder, from Painters Mill, suffered through a terrible crime as a young Amish girl, left her religion, and, now must deal with her past and new crimes when a body is found in the snow.
Charms for the Easy Life by Kaye Gibbons. A fascinating story of three generations of women in North Carolina, told by the adult granddaughter during World War II, with a focus on her grandmother, a self-educated medicine woman who treated everyone.
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. One that will undoubtedly make my favorites of 2015 list, this powerful novel of two sisters in Occupied France has been optioned for a movie. In 1939, when Germany moves into France, two sisters react very differently. While one secretly works in the Resistance, the other does everything she can to keep her family alive.
Spirit of Steamboat by Craig Johnson. A wonderful Christmas novella featuring Sheriff Walt Longmire and his predecessor, Lucian Connally, a WWII vet who flew in the Dootlittle raid on Tokyo. When a young woman comes looking for Lucian on a Christmas Eve, and whispers "Steamboat", the memories take them back to a Christmas Eve in 1988, and a heroic flight during a blizzard.
Due or Die by Jenn McKinlay. What better way to end National Library Week than with one of the mysteries in the Library Lover's Mystery series? Library Director Lindsey Norris investigates when the president of the Library Board is the primary suspect in the murder of her husband.
Julie and Romeo by Jeanne Ray. Two rival florists fall in love, but their feuding families interfere in this delightful story.
While We Were Watching Downton Abbey by Wendy Wax. The concierge of an historic Atlanta apartment building invites the residents to attend weekly screenings of Downton Abbey. Unexpectedly, four people find themselves not only connecting with the show, but with each other.
Twenty titles for Fantastic Fiction Friday. Some of my favorites. Have you found one or two you haven't read?