LJ Fiction Reviews: February 1, 2016

A grieving widow finds joy again Where She Belongs; the stunning and otherwise uneventful Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper; famous author sleuths return to the crime scene
Below is a list of Christian Fiction, Fiction, and Mystery titles to be reviewed in the February 1, 2016, issue of Library Journal, organized by subject. The list includes pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience. Starred reviews are indicated with **. Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Library Journal is seeking 2016 college test-prep materials for a roundup to be published in the May 15 issue. Please include with your submissions: author, title, publisher name, pub date, page count, ISBN, price, format(s) where applicable, and a brief description of the item (e.g., has it been updated to reflect changes in a test?). Questions? Email Amanda Mastrull amastrull@mediasourceinc.com. Deadline: February 22.


whereshebelongs.jpg11816PICK OF THE MONTH **Alexander, Johnnie. Where She Belongs. Revell. (Misty Willow, Bk. 1). 2016. 368p. ISBN 9780800726409. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781493401741. CF AMISH CORNER Brunstetter, Wanda E. & Jean Brunstetter. The English Son. Shiloh Run. (Amish Millionaire, Bk. 1). Mar. 2016. 128p. ISBN 9781634092036. pap. $6.99; ebk. ISBN 9781634097604. CF Christner, Dianne. Covered Bridge Charm. Shiloh Run. Mar. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781630588977. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781630589011. CF CHECK THESE OUT Brownley, Margaret. Calico Spy. Shiloh Run. (Undercover Ladies, Bk. 3). 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781628366280. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781634097314. CF **Cantrell, Julie. The Feathered Bone. Thomas Nelson. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9780718037628. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780718037635. CF featheredbone.jpg11816Clopton, Debra. Kissed by a Cowboy. Thomas Nelson. (Four of Hearts Ranch Romance, Bk. 3). Feb. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781401690533. pap. $12.99; ebk. ISBN 9781401690540. CF Cossette, Connilyn. Counted with the Stars. Bethany House. (Out from Egypt, Bk. 1). Apr. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780764214370. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781441229410. CF DEBUT Mason, Susan Anne. A Worthy Heart. Bethany House. (Courage To Dream, Bk. 2). 2016. 400p. ISBN 9780764217258. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781441229403. CF Peterson, Tracie. A Treasure Concealed. Bethany House. (Sapphire Brides, Bk. 1). Mar. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780764213243. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781441265395. CF Pettrey, Dani. Cold Shot. Bethany House. (Chesapeake Valor, Bk. 1). Feb. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780764211973. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781441229427. CF Smith, Virginia. Renovating the Richardsons. Harvest House. (Tales from the Goose Creek B&B, Bk. 2). Feb. 2016. 224p. ISBN 9780736964791. pap. $9.99; ebk. ISBN 9780736964807. CF Turano, Jen. Playing the Part. Bethany House. (Class of Their Own, Bk. 3). Mar. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780764212772. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781441269607. CF Warren, Susan May. You’re the One That I Want. Tyndale House. (Christiansen Family, Bk. 4). Feb. 2016. 356p. ISBN 9781414378466. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781496412225. CF SERIES LINEUP Coble, Colleen. Mermaid Moon. Thomas Nelson. (Sunset Cove, Bk. 2). 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781401690281. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781401690298. CF Deering, Julianna. Dressed for Death. Bethany House. (Drew Farthering, Bk. 4). Mar. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780764214110. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781441229397. CF White, Roseanna M. The Reluctant Duchess. Bethany House. (Ladies of the Manor, Bk. 2). Apr. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9780764213519. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781441229458. CF


Barclay, Linwood. Far from True. NAL. (Promise Falls, Bk. 2). Mar. 2016. 480p. ISBN 9780451472700. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698182301. F Barton, Fiona. The Widow. NAL. Mar. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781101990261. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101990469. F DEBUT Cabot, Meg. Remembrance: A Mediator Novel. Morrow. Feb. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9780062379023. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062379030. F Callaway, Joy. The Fifth Avenue Artists Society. Harper. May 2016. 368p. ISBN 9780062391612. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062391636. F DEBUT Daviau, Mo. Every Anxious Wave. St. Martin’s. Feb. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781250067494. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466875869. F Deaver, Jeffery. The Steel Kiss. Grand Central. Mar. 2016. 496p. ISBN 9781455536344. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781455536368. F Donovan, Kemper. The Decent Proposal. Harper. Apr. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780062391629. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062391605. F DEBUT Flanagan, Joe. Lesser Evils. Europa Editions. Mar. 2016. 416p. ISBN 9781609453107. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781609453213. F Franze, Anthony. The Advocate’s Daughter. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. Mar. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781250071651. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466882836. F findher.jpg11816**Gardner, Lisa. Find Her. Dutton. Feb. 2016. 416p. ISBN 9780525954576. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698404229. F Grémillon, Hélène. The Case of Lisandra P. Penguin. 2016. 306p. tr. from French by Alison Anderson. ISBN 9780143126584. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780698165038. F Grushin, Olga. Forty Rooms. Marian Wood: Putnam. Feb. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781101982334. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781101983096. F **Hamer, Kate. The Girl in the Red Coat. Melville House. Feb. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781612195001. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612195018. F DEBUT Hart, John. Redemption Road. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. May 2016. 432p. ISBN 9780312380366. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250022912. F Hurley, Andrew Michael. The Loney. Houghton Harcourt. May 2016. 304p. ISBN 9780544746527. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780544746817. F DEBUT Ile, Jowhor. And After Many Days. Tim Duggan: Crown. Feb. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9781101903148. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781101903155. F Jansma, Kristopher. Why We Came to the City. Viking. Feb. 2016. 432p. ISBN 9780525426608. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698152137. F Jones, Lloyd. Paint Your Wife. Text. Mar. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781925095371. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781922182395. F Kerney, Kelly. Hard Red Spring. Viking. Mar. 2016. 448p. ISBN 9780525429012. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698194281. F **MacDonald, Siobhán. Twisted River. Penguin. Mar. 2016. 268p. ISBN 9780143108436. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781101991947. F DEBUT Mallery, Susan. The Friends We Keep. Harlequin MIRA. Feb. 2016. 416p. ISBN 9780778318729. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781459292406. F Marro, Elizabeth. Casualties. Berkley. Feb. 2016. 368p. ISBN 9780425283462. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9780698409859. F highmountains.jpg11816**Martel, Yann. The High Mountains of Portugal. Spiegel & Grau. Feb. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780812997170. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780812997187. F Maynard, Joyce. Under the Influence. Morrow. Feb. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780062257642. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062257727. F Noonan, Rosalind. Domestic Secrets. Kensington. Mar. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781617733277. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781617733284. F **Patrick, Phaedra. The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper. Mira: Harlequin. May 2016. 304p. ISBN 9780778319337. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781459293908. F DEBUT **Pavone, Chris. The Travelers. Crown. Mar. 2016. 448p. ISBN 9780385348485. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780385348492. F Rebeck, Theresa. I’m Glad About You. Putnam. Mar. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9780399172885. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698182967. F Redfearn, Suzanne. No Ordinary Life. Grand Central. Feb. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9781455533909. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781455533893. F Sanghera, Sathnam. Marriage Material. Europa Editions. Feb. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781609453077. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781609453176. F DEBUT Simonson, Helen. The Summer Before the War. Random. Mar. 2016. 496p. ISBN 9780812993103. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780679644644. F
hearthsong.jpg11816   HORSE LOVE Greiman, Lois. Hearth Song. Kensington. Feb. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781617736025. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781617736032. F Hope, Lee. Horsefever. New Rivers. Feb. 2016. 350p. ISBN 9780898233322. pap. $17. F


DEBUT OF THE MONTH apricotsrevenge.jpg11816**Song Ying. Apricot’s Revenge. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. Mar. 2016. 320p. tr. from Chinese by Howard Goldblatt & Sylvia Li-Chun Lin. ISBN 9781250016447. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466873988. M AUTHOR SLEUTHS Ifkovic, Ed. Cold Morning: An Edna Ferber Mystery. Poisoned Pen. Mar. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781464205415. $26.95; pap. ISBN 9781464205439. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781464205446. M **Sanders, J. Aaron. Speakers of the Dead: A Walt Whitman Mystery. Plume. Mar. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780143128717. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780143128748. M **Upson, Nicola. London Rain. Bourbon Street: HarperCollins. (Josephine Tey, Bk. 6). Mar. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780062418159. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062418142. M CHECK THESE OUT Adams, Leigh. Hostile Witness: A Kate Ford Mystery. Crooked Lane. Mar. 2016. 304p. ISBN 9781629531991. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781629536705. M DEBUT Kasasian, M.R.C. Death Descends on Saturn Villa. Pegasus Crime. (Gower Street Detective, Bk. 3). Mar. 2016. 496p. ISBN 9781605989716. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681771120. M Masterton, Graham. Blood Sisters. Head of Zeus. (Katie McGuire, Bk. 5). Mar. 2016. 368p. ISBN 9781784081331. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781784081324. M shutterman.jpg11816Montanari, Richard. Shutter Man. Mulholland: Little, Brown. (Balzano & Byrne, Bk. 9). Feb. 2016. 432p. ISBN 9780316244770. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780316244787. M COZY CORNER Fluke, Joanne. Wedding Cake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery. Kensington. Mar. 2016. 356p. ISBN 9781617732164. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781617732171. M Lyle, Dixie. A Deadly Tail: A Whiskey, Tango & Foxtrot Mystery. St. Martin’s. Feb. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781250078438. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466890633. M **Weiss, Kirsten. The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum. Crooked Lane. Mar. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9780738747514. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738748269. M SERIES LINEUP Dams, Jeanne. Blood Will Tell. Severn House. (Dorothy Martin, Bk. 19). Mar. 2016. 224p. ISBN 9780727885555. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9781780107189. M Delany, Vicki. Unreasonable Doubt: A Constable Molly Smith Novel. Poisoned Pen. Feb. 2016. 266p. ISBN 9781464205132. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781464205163. M Handler, David. The Lavender Lane Lothario: A Berger and Mitry Mystery. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. Mar. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9781250076113. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466887497. M Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia. One Under: A Bill Slider British Police Procedural. Severn House. Mar. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9780727885562. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781780107196. M Rizzoli. S.K. On a Desert Shore: A Regency Mystery. Poisoned Pen. Mar. 2016. 278p. ISBN 9781464205453. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781464205484. M ADDITIONAL MYSTERY Flannery, Tim. The Mystery of the Venus Island Fetish. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. Feb. 2016. 304p. ISBN 9781250079428. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466892156. M French, Nicci. Thursday’s Children: A Frieda Klein Mystery. Penguin. Mar. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780143127215. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780698184749. M **Leon, Donna. The Waters of Eternal Youth: A Commisaario Guido Brunetti Mystery. Atlantic Monthly. Mar. 2016. 304p. ISBN 9780802124807. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780802190314. M Todd, Charles. No Shred of Evidence: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery. Morrow. Feb. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780062386182. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062386205. M
SCANDINAVIAN CRIME travelingalone.jpg11816**Bjørk, Samuel. I’m Traveling Alone. Viking. Feb. 2016. 400p. tr. from Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund. ISBN 9780525428961. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698193802. M Blaedel, Sara. The Killing Forest. Grand Central. Feb. 2016. 320p. tr. from Danish by Mark Kline. ISBN 9781455581542. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781455581535. M Holt, Anne. The Lion’s Mouth: A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel. Scribner. Feb. 2016. 336p. tr. from Norwegian by Anne Bruce. ISBN 9781501123238. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781501123252. M Ould, Chris. The Blood Strand: A Føroyar Novel. Titan. Feb. 2016. 448p. ISBN 9781783297047. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781783297054. M

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