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The Perfect Guests by Emma Rous

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 Release Date - January 12, 2021 Fourteen-year-old Beth's life changes when her parents and brother are killed in a car crash. Her aunt seems to have no time for her, so she's given the chance to live with a girl close to her age at the lakeside estate Raven Hall. At Raven Hall, Beth is treated as one of the family. That is until her foster parents ask her to play a harmless game where she poses as their real daughter every time their father arrives from the U.S. That changes everything. Fast forward almost 30 years to 2019. Struggling actress Sadie Langton is offered a part pretending to be a guest at a murder mystery weekend being held at Raven Hall. As the evening begins, Sadie realizes there is something more going on. This game she's been hired to be part of is far more sinister than she could have imagined. The Perfect Guests switches back and forth from 1988 to 2019. As the people in each time period are different, it's easy to keep up with the different chara

You Have a Match by Emma Lord

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 Release Date - January 21, 2021 Abby is tired of her parents' relentless need for her to be the best. She's tired of constant tutoring sessions, essays, and pressure to get her grades up. It's her friends, Leo and Connie, that allow her a break from the craziness that is her life. When Leo decides to take a DNA test to uncover his family history, he asks Connie and Abby to join him. Abby is stunned when the results show that she has a sister. This sister isn't just a half-sister either. Her sister's birth parents are 100% Abby's parents. That's just the start of a crazy summer to follow. Abby and her new sister plot to attend camp together to figure out the real reason Savannah was given up by her birth parents. Savannah's been told her birth parents were too young, but Abby was born within two years of Savannah's birth, so it doesn't make sense. Abby arrives at camp to find Leo is there. He's been attending this camp for years. The kiss

Book Bargain! Christina McDonald's Behind Every Lie Is $10 Off

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 Do you love finding bargains? I know I do and the offer on Christina McDonald's second novel is too good to pass up! For a limited time, save $10 on Behind Every Lie . This mystery/suspense tells the tragic story of a young woman who is found unconscious in the street. She's been hit by lightning and remembers very little. She especially doesn't remember killing her mother, though authorities believe that's exactly what she did. Eva has no choice but to clear her name and unravel the truth.  I loved The Night Olivia Fell .  It was a rare gem that had me on the edge of my seat with tears in my eyes at the same time. The author does a great job with emotional appeal tied into a chilling mystery. I have this second novel on my radar and will be reading it soon. Join me!  @christinamac79  @GalleryBooks

Siri, Who Am I?: A Novel by Sam Tschida

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Release Date - January 12, 2021 A woman wakes up in the hospital. She has no idea who she is or how she got there. All her doctors and nurses know is that she was attacked and left with a head injury. Her only clue is her iPhone. Siri informs her her name is Mia, but the numbers in her contact list are proving to be useless. Mia's Prada dress and stylish haircut seem to suggest she's wealthy, but she doesn't remember a thing. Tracking down her identity is going to take a lot of investigative work and the help of a man who is house sitting at the home she finds shown in several of her online posts. As she learns more about her past, she starts to realize this may be the chance to start anew. Siri, Who Am I? takes an amnesia plot to a new level. In this case, there are no apparent friends or family members to help Mia figure out who she is and why she was attacked. The mystery is just as much fun as the romance that slowly blooms between her and her supposed home

The Choice by Alex Lake

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 Release Date - December 29, 2020 New in paperback, Alex Lake's The Choice poses an impossible choice. What would you do to get your children back? It was supposed to be a quick in-and-out shopping trip and return home. Matt Westbrook trusted his oldest son enough while he ran into the corner store. His car was right outside the door. He had his eyes on his car for almost the entire time. He only needed a couple of items, so it made more sense to do it that way than take them all out of the car. Matt only looked away for a fraction of a second while paying. In that briefest of moments, his car and children disappeared. Worse, he gets a text message that he cannot call the police. If he does, his children are dead. Back at home, Matt and his wife are desperate. They want their children back, but they're at the mercy of the kidnapper. When the message comes in, it's clear that there's only one way they can get them back. Matt must exchange his wife for his children. It&

Why I Held Your Hand by Augusta Reilly

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 Release Date - October 23, 2020 Why I Held Your Hand isn't the typical romance. There is a love triangle in this story is unlike any I've experience often when reading romance novels as the heroine really didn't seem to know who she loved more either. This one leaves you guessing as to who Laura will choose.  Laura Delaney wakes up in her car uncertain where she is or why she's there. Worse, her bra is missing and has somehow become part of a young boy's apparel. When a hot guy knocks on her window, she's embarrassed. Worse, this is one of the marketing experts she's due to meet with in a matter of minutes. Talk about mortifying! Laura's job is to save her beloved town from ruin. While it's a quaint country town lined with shops and old Victorian houses, tourists flock to the bigger cities and overlook North Powell. The town is failing and Laura needs to save it. Landing help from the biggest marketing firm in the area is important, only the town h

Ten Rules for Faking It by Sophie Sullivan

 Release Date - December 29, 2020 <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Ten-Rules-Faking-Sophie-Sullivan-ebook/dp/B08B56HHL1/ref=as_li_ss_il?dchild=1&keywords=ten+rules+for+faking+it&qid=1607181917&sr=8-2&linkCode=li2&tag=redfacesolutions-20&linkId=de670103385fd09043cda1d0d66355aa&language=en_US" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="//ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?_encoding=UTF8&ASIN=B08B56HHL1&Format=_SL160_&ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=US&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=redfacesolutions-20&language=en_US" ></a><img src="https://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=redfacesolutions-20&language=en_US&l=li2&o=1&a=B08B56HHL1" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /> Everly Dean hasn't had a happy birthday for as long as she can remember. T