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Bones in the Attic, The

The Silence of Justice Author: Robert Barnard Former Soccer star and current moderate television and radio success, Matt Harper gets more than he bargained for when buying a cozy house in the small English village of Leeds. While exploring the attic with his would-be designer, some old and terribly tiny bones are revealed, heaped in a hidden corner. This house has its share of horrors, its unburied (perhaps un-mourned) secrets, and they somehow tie into Matt’s past, playing in this very village, near this house, discovering his love of soccer with the strange local children. Something unsettling churns in his [...]

April 29th, 2019|Tags: , , |

The Flight Attendent

You Can Run . . . Author: Chris Bohjalian In a profession dedicated to running – hiding seems like it would be easy. But Cassandra (Cassie) Bowden cannot escape the haunting aspects of her life, no matter how high and how far she flies. Each night in new city – tonight Dubai, tomorrow Paris – bad decisions haunt her memories. Each morning she wakes up, hungover, ashamed of what little she can remember. On the morning when she wakes up next to the previous night’s Mr. Right, a hedge fund manager with a yen for all things Russian, everything changes. [...]

August 29th, 2018|Tags: |

Modern Sherlock Holmes Retellings

Ever wanted to try your hand at writing some Sherlock Holmes fanfic? Well, we have some good news for you. In 2014, Sherlock Holmes officially entered the public domain, meaning that anyone who feels like taking the fictional sleuth for a spin is legally free to do so. If you’d rather play armchair detective and solve someone else’s literary puzzles, these Sherlock Holmes retellings are some of our favorite modern-day takes on the brilliant, eccentric sleuth. The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel Author: Anthony Horowitz Arthur Conan Doyle is a tough act to follow, but his estate selected [...]

July 23rd, 2018|Tags: |