Family Dynamics

  • A Kind of Justice
    A Kind of Justice by Renee James
    Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago’s most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city’s poshest salons. She is finally comfortable with who she is, widely admired in her community, about to enjoy the success she deserves. Then her impossibly ...

    You’ve most likely never met a narrator like Bobbi. Tough, tender, funny, full of heart—and ...Jodi Picoult, New York Times best-selling author of Leaving Time
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  • After The Fall
    After The Fall by Patricia Gussin
    A tragic accident ends Laura Nelson’s career as a surgeon.  After accepting a position as Vice President for Research in a large pharmaceutical company, Laura works to finalize the imminent approval of the company’s groundbreaking new drug.  But Jake Harter, a malicious Food and Drug Administration employee, cannot let that ...

    Dr. Laura Nelson, chief of surgery at Tampa City Hospital (Fla.), reluctantly seeks a new ...Publishers Weekly *Starred Review*
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  • And Then There Was One
    And Then There Was One by Patricia Gussin
    One is the loneliest number. Nine years ago, Katie and Scott Monroe were blessed beyond their wildest dreams with identical triplets, Sammie, Alex, and Jackie. Three beautiful daughters and two adoring parents formed the picture-perfect party of five. But this tight-knit family unravels when the three little girls go to see a ...

    Mesmerizing! And Then There Was One reaches deep into the heart of any parent’s nightmare, ...Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of The Neighbor
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  • Black Stiletto Saga
    The Black Stiletto Saga by Raymond Benson
    This five-book saga tells the entire amazing story of Judy Cooper, the famed Black Stiletto of vigilante fame. The story is told by Martin Talbot, the Stiletto’s son, in the words of the Stiletto herself through her diaries. Martin does not discover these diaries until his mother, suffering from Alzheimer ...

  • Child's Play
    Child's Play by Merry Jones
    Since her husband’s murder two years earlier, life hasn’t been easy for Elle Harrison. Now, at the start of a new school year, the second grade teacher is determined to move on. She’s selling her house and delving into new experiences—like learning trapeze. Just before the first day of school, Elle ...

    Surprising, dark, and even disturbing. A fragile and vulnerable young teacher faces a terrifying first day of school–and that ...Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author of Say No More
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  • Come Home
    Come Home by Patricia Gussin
    Nicole Nelson and Ahmed Masud are a dynamic, highly successful Philadelphia couple. They are partners in a thriving plastic surgery practice, are very much in love, and they adore their young son, Alex. But cracks are beginning to appear in their fairy-tale life. Lingering post-9/11 prejudice against Arab men, accumulating ...

  • Conspiracy of Silence
    Conspiracy of Silence by Martha Powers
    On a sunny day in July, Clare Prentice arrives in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Although she is on assignment to interview the town’s notoriously reclusive novelist Nate Hanssen, Clare is really in search of a different story “herstory.Just months before, Clare was a bride-to-be, living in Chicago, and looking to the ...

    When Clare Prentice, a Chicago journalist, discovers she’s adopted in this cozy romantic thriller from ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Death Angel
    Death Angel by Martha Powers
    The search for truth can be deadly. Kate and Richard Warner have a quiet life a routine life  until the one afternoon that changes them forever. Within a few short hours they are thrust into the black hole of every parent’s worst nightmare. Suddenly they are at the center of ...

    Powers’s third thriller (after Sunflower and Bleeding Heart), a gripping mix of a smalltown police ...Publishers Weekly
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  • December Boys
    December Boys by Joe Clifford
    Jay Porter, the newest employee at NorthEastern Insurance in New Hampshire, is investigating an accident claim when he learns the teenager behind the wheel was arrested for minor drug possession and sentenced to a hardcore behavioral modification center. At the county courthouse, Jay meets Nicki, a young college intern, who ...

    Taut, breathless, stark and powerful, December Boys yanks you along like a raft on a ...Sara J. Henry, award-winning author of A Cold and Lonely Place
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  • Egrets To The Flames
    Egrets To The Flames by Barbara Anton
    A steamy saga of love, passion, and greed, Egrets to the Flames introduces the Hamptons, a wealthy, privileged family of sugar cane growers. Trouble in the fields: patriarch James Henry Hampton must struggle to maintain his holdings, as forces seek retribution for the egregious impact on the environment and the exploitation ...

    Veteran playwright Anton opens her impassioned debut saga with a flock of egrets inexplicably diving ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Fifth Reflection
    The Fifth Reflection by Ellen Kirschman
    Police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff is pulled into the vortex of a terrible crime involving an eccentric photographer whose images of nude children make her a prime suspect in the disappearance of her own daughter. The principal investigator in the case is a young officer whose dedication to work and ...

  • Firebird
    Firebird by Helaine Mario
    Firebird has it all—mystery, suspense, drama, politics, romance, and sensitivity. And added to that are vivid locations—Maine, New York City, Washington, D.C., and Russia—and an author that makes you feel like you are there. Now mix in rich characters with heroic bravery and devotion to family, friends, and country, and ...

    …fans of romantic thrillers will be enthralled. Publishers Weekly
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  • In Their Blood
    In Their Blood by Sharon Potts
    A quiet neighborhood in Miami Beach. A shotgun blast. Nothing will ever seem ordinary again. When his parents are brutally murdered in their own home, Jeremy Stroeb, a disillusioned college student, is determined to learn the truth. Unaware that he’s putting his own life in jeopardy and his sister at risk, he tries ...

    In Their Blood starts with a bang and never lets up. This is thriller writing ...Michael Connelly, New York Times best-selling author of The Reversal
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  • Ladykiller
    Ladykiller by Lawrence Light & Meredith Anthony
    In the city that never sleeps, evil is wide awake.From the bright lights of Times Square to the dark alleys of New York, the Ladykilleris at work and at prey.Four women savagely murdered on the mean streets of New York. The Ladykiller leaves no trail, no clues. The pressure is on ...

    An improbable plot and overheated prose (“The killer strode through the New York night, its ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Run to Ground
    Run to Ground by D. P. Lyle
    What would you do if someone brutally murdered your only child, served only months in jail because of a technicality, and continually taunted, even threatened, you from behind bars? Could you hide your growing rage from family and friends? Could you gun the killer down as he left prison? Could ...

    Murder is never as simple as the motive. There are too many loose ends, and when ...David Morrell, New York Times best-selling author of The Naked Edge
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  • Shadow Of Death
    Shadow Of Death by Patricia Gussin
    Pull a trigger and everything changes. Whatever is good and normal dissolves before your eyes. Medical student Laura Nelson had just finished examining her first patient – bullet wound to the head. As she leaves the hospital, an angry voice erupts with obscenities. Shaken and confused, she quickly walks the deserted two blocks to her car, keeping ...

    Shadow of Death is a surefire winner. I couldn’t put it down. The suspense is ...Michael Palmer, New York Times best-selling author of The Fifth Vial
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  • Someone's Watching
    Someone's Watching by Sharon Potts
    Twenty-something Robbie Ivy wants to keep her life as simple and commitment-free as possible. Who needs a high-pressure career, a relationship, or a family anyway? But Robbie’s life gets inextricably complicated when her estranged father shows up with a shocking revelation about two teenage girls who disappeared in South Beach. ...

    Following her spell-binding debut, Sharon Potts delivers another fast-paced domestic drama of betrayal and redemption. ...PJ Parrish, New York Times bestselling author of Little Death
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  • Squandered
    The Squandered by David Putnam
    The Squandered propels Bruno into an emotionally charged high-speed chase as he and Marie leave their rescued kids in Costa Rica and risk returning to the U.S. at the request of Bruno’s terminally ill father. Bruno’s estranged and incarcerated brother needs Bruno to help rescue his abducted young grandchildren—children that ...

    Putnam puts his years of law enforcement experience to good use in The Squandered, a shocking ...C. J. Box, New York Times best-selling author of the Joe Pickett novels
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  • Test
    The Test by Patricia Gussin
    Renowned philanthropist and billionaire Paul Parnell had reached the pinnacle of monetary success, but not without cost.  Had he put too much emphasis on work, and spent too little time with his family? Determined to leave something far more valuable than money to his six children, Paul instructs his lawyers ...

    Fans of TV’s Dynasty and Sidney Sheldon will like Gussin’s stand-alone suspense novel. The plot takes a ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Twisted Justice
    Twisted Justice by Patricia Gussin
    Laura Nelson has it all  a successful career as a surgeon, five well-adjusted kids, and a gorgeous, prominent husband Steve whose career as a nightly news anchor is skyrocketing. Laura’s seemingly perfect world shatters when she discovers that Steve is sharing much more than a news desk and a billboard with Kim, his ...

  • Weapon of Choice
    Weapon of Choice by Patricia Gussin
    Life is good for Dr. Laura Nelson. Her kids have their ups and downs, but seem well adjusted to high school and college; her research project at the university is going well; and she is highly regarded as the chief of surgery at Tampa City Hospital. This sense of tranquility ...

    Gussin has written a top-notch thriller that’s tough to put down, offering an emotional roller ...Lansing State Journal
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