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Sunday, October 25, 2009
Week of October 25th's Hot Picks
This week's latest fiction, sure to be next week's bestsellers, all by your favorite authors. Enjoy!
This one kicks off Rice's new Songs of the Seraphim religious romance/suspense series. The main character is hired assassin Toby O'Dare, a one-time aspirant to the priesthood, who's offered a chance at redemption via a trip back to the 13th century.
When a younger fellow orphan is imperiled by her uncle's murder and the disappearance of a family donkey, Gracie, Charlotte Pitt's maid, aids the child's search for both the killer and the donkey. This is Perry's seventh Christmas-themed Victorian historical, after 2008's A Christmas Grace.
The forth in the Harper Connelly mystery series, after 2007's An Ice Cold Grave. Harris already has two novels on the NYT bestseller list, A Touch of Dead and Dead and Gone, both of which feature telepathic waitress, SookieStackhouse.
Fresh out of prison, disgraced ex-cop Mason "Mace" Perry, along with the help of her police chief sister Beth, aids Roy Kingman, a lawyer trying to track down the killer of one of his law partners, all while a U.S. attorney looks for any reason to put Mace back behind bars. The first book in a proposed series featuring the Perry sisters.