Monthly Contest: What's Your Book Group Reading This Month?
Our latest prize book is New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg's lush, historical novel, THE DREAM LOVER. It's the story of Aurore Dupin, who leaves her estranged husband, a loveless marriage and her family’s estate in the French countryside to start a new life in Paris. There, she gives herself a new name --- George Sand --- and pursues her dream of becoming a writer, embracing an unconventional and even scandalous lifestyle. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, May 6th at noon ET.
We are celebrating the April 7th paperback release of Holly Brown's gripping thriller, DON'T TRY TO FIND ME, with a special contest. It's the story of one family's search for their missing daughter, and the very public campaign that will expose their darkest secrets. We're giving 20 groups the chance to win 10 copies. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, May 6th at noon ET.
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Dorothea Benton Frank once again takes us deep into the heart of her magical South Carolina Lowcountry. There we meet three generations of women buried in secrets. The determined matriarch, Maisie Pringle, will have the final word on everything, especially when she's dead wrong. Her daughter, Liz, has an emotionally demanding career that will eventually open all their eyes to a terrible truth. And Liz's daughter, Ashley, has dreamy ambitions of her unlikely future that keeps them all at odds.
Margaret Pole is married off to a Lancaster supporter entrusted with the governorship of Wales. When Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, arrives with his bride Katherine of Aragon, Margaret soon becomes a trusted advisor and friend by hiding her own royal connections. Following Arthur’s death, Katherine marries his brother, Henry VIII. Margaret is summoned to court as the chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine, and must choose between the king and queen, between her faith or the theology of her new masters.
Memories of motherhood and marriage are fresh for Julia Presley, though tragedy took away both years ago. Finding comfort in the routine of running the Peach Orchard Inn, she lets the historic, mysterious place fill the voids of love and family. No more pleasure of a man's gentle kiss. No more joy in hearing a child call her Mommy. Life is calm and unchanging…until a stranger with a young boy and soul-deep secrets shows up in her Tennessee town and disrupts the loneliness of her world.
On a ship bound for England to visit her aging father after her stepmother summons her home, Maisie Dobbs realizes she isn’t ready to return. Against the wishes of the captain who warns her, “You will be alone in a most dangerous place,” she disembarks in Gibraltar. Days after her arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish community is murdered, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case and renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process.
THE BONE TREE is an explosive, action-packed thriller full of twisting intrigue and deadly secrets, a tale that explores the conflicts and casualties that result when the darkest truths of American history come to light.
Maisie Dobbs returns in a powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy: A brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gilbraltar leads the investigator into a web of lies, deceit and danger.
A sweeping debut, crossing from China to Hawaii, that follows three generations of a wealthy dynasty whose rise and decline is riddled with secrets and tragic love --- from a young, powerful new voice in fiction.
When 14-year-old Marley Willits runs away, her parents embark on a public social media campaign to find her, exposing all their darkest secrets and changing their family forever in this suspenseful and gripping novel.
New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg has written a lush historical novel based on the sensuous Parisian life of the 19th-century writer George Sand --- which is perfect for readers of Nancy Horan and Elizabeth Gilbert.
Filled with her trademark wit, sassy, heartwarming characters and the steamy Southern atmosphere and beauty of her beloved Carolina Lowcountry, THE HURRICANE SISTERS is New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank’s enchanting tale of the ties and lies between generations.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series “The White Queen” comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII’s stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England.
New York Times bestselling author Linda Goodnight brings a brand-new tale of tender love and a house that’s rich with secrets and brimming with sweet possibilities in the small town of Honey Ridge, Tennessee.
A "moving, funny masterpiece about love, memory, and the family ties we sometimes need to untangle" (Caroline Leavitt), MIMI MALLOY, AT LAST! is an unforgettable novel, alive with hope, unexpected romance and the magic of hard-earned insight.
Kimberly McCreight's taut and profoundly moving novel unwinds the tangled truth behind a tragedy, revealing that three women have far more in common than they could ever have imagined: that the very worst crimes are committed against those we love.