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The Better Liar

Debut author Jones has created a taut psychological suspense with surprising developments and a shocking, jaw-dropping ending. Sure to be popular with fans of Ruth Ware and Gillian Flynn.

Never Too Soon

The second title in Christy’s “Anaya’s World” series (after Anytime Soon) has a solid, relatable, character-driven story of the emotional dynamics within family and friends.

The Dead Girl in 2A

Best-selling author Wilson (Mister Tender’s Girl) delivers a solid stand-alone psychological thriller with a clever premise that brings to light the devastation of memory-altering drugs in psychological warfare research.

All the Flowers in Paris

Fans of Beatriz Williams will enjoy the historical aspects of Jio’s thoughtful, expressive, and poignant story of love, forgiveness, and strength in the face of tragedy. [See Prepub Alert, 2/18/19.]


The Lemon Sisters

Shalvis’s third “Wildstone” novel (Rainy Day Friends; Lost and Found Sisters) captures the emotional ups and downs of daily life through her humorous, true-to-life characters. Readers of Kristan Higgins and Susan Mallery will enjoy. [See Prepub Alert, 12/17/18.]

The Night Tiger

Choo (The Ghost Bride) presents complex characters and multilayered stories in a vivid setting that coalesce into a richly evocative and mesmerizing tale in which myths and folklore intertwine in daily life. For fans of Kate Mosse or Isabel Allende. [See Prepub Alert, 8/27/18.]

The Black Market

Best-selling author Swinson (Dead on Arrival) has produced a decent, fast-paced story. The downward spiral in which the main character is enmeshed is compelling reading, though the characters seem a little flat and the ending is quite abrupt. Swinson's fans or those who like works by Nikki Turner will enjoy this book.

In Dog We Trust

Next in the "Black Dog Bay" series (after Once upon a Wine and Put a Ring on It), Kendrick offers a lighthearted, sweet story filled with entertaining characters of both the two-legged and four-legged kind. Fans of Kristan Higgins and dog lovers are in for a wagging good time.—Joy Gunn, Paseo Verde Lib., Henderson, NV

The Clockmaker's Daughter

For fans of intricate, gothic, atmospheric novels reminiscent of Sarah Waters or Diane Setterfield. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18.]

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