Haven’t done one of these in a while… (Almost a year!)
Well, same rules as usual: Please leave a comment below and let me know which of these books you’re interested in. If you’re interested in more than one, that’s fine. You have until Labor Day to enter, and then I’ll draw names at random and announce the winners on Tues, Sept 4th. Must have US mailing address — sorry, international friends!
Images and descriptions courtesy of GoodReads.
Haunted by his inability to stop the murder of a beautiful young painter twenty years ago, Lucian Glass keeps his demons at bay through his fascinating work with the FBI’s Art Crime Team. Investigating a crazed collector who’s begun destroying prized masterworks, Glass is thrust into a bizarre hostage negotiation that takes him undercover at the Phoenix Foundation — dedicated to the science of past-life study. There, to maintain his cover, he submits to the treatment of a hypnotist. Under hypnosis, Glass travels from ancient Greece to nineteenth-century Persia, while the case takes him from New York to Paris and the movie while the case takes him from New York to Paris and the movie capital of the world. These journeys will change his very understanding of reality, lead him to question his own sanity and land him at the center of perhaps the most audacious art heist in history: a fifteen-hundred-year-old sculpture the nation of Iran will do anything to recover.
Maggie Finley has returned with her husband from the big city to her Wisconsin hometown, where she reunites with her best friend and awaits the any-minute-now birth of her baby. She’s determined to create a safe haven on Hemlock Road, a neighborhood that has always meant security, community, and love. One way to do that: resurrect the defunct Neighborhood Watch program.
The Watch folks are mostly concerned with dog poop and litterbugs. But Maggie’s done some digging and discovered a potential threat living just around the corner — a threat that must be eradicated. And the more Maggie tries to take control, the more out of control she gets…