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Fresh Pick / June 9, 2014

Fresh Pick for Monday, June 9th, 2014 is AGAINST THE WILD by Kat Martin #SuspenseMonday The Brodies Zebra June 2014 On Sale: May 27, 2014 400 pages ISBN: 1420133829 EAN: 9781420133820 Kindle: B00GYLVSJQ Mass Market Paperback / e-Book Add to Wish List Romance Suspense Buy A Copy Kindle Powell’s Books Indiebound Against the Wild by Kat Martin Alaska – Where the men are as bold and untamed as America’s last wilderness It’s been three years since Lane Bishop tragically lost her fiancé, and she’s finally ready to risk her heart on someone else. The hot look in Dylan Brodie’s eyes says he’s going to be that man. But when Lane flies to the remote 1930’s fishing lodge to help him renovate, she discovers a little girl who won’t speak, eerie legends and strange sounds in the night. And when she investigates the history of the lodge, she uncovers a legacy of injustice and murder. As danger stalks his daughter and the woman he is coming to love, Dylan must risk everything to uncover the shocking truth. Sparks Ignite the Wilds of Alaska in Kat Martin’s Newest Series Excerpt The low moaning of the wind awakened him. The old…

Judi Culbertons | Familiarity Breeds Contentment
Author Guest / June 9, 2014

When Agatha Christie introduced an eager world to the Cozy Mystery, she knew how important settings were. She made readers feel the hot desert sun of an archeology dig and the opulence of a country estate whose host was about to be poisoned. She took us for an exotic ride on the Orient Express. But she also created cozy places like St. Mary Meade that we wanted to keep returning to. When I started writing the Delhi Laine mysteries, starting with A NOVEL DEATH, I wanted to create a world that people would find as comfortable as sinking into a warm bath. With a few murders, of course, to spice things up. I began with the battered farmhouse that Delhi and her in-and-out husband, Colin, rent from the university where he teaches archeology and writes poetry. The kitchen appliances are the original Harvest Gold and work when they feel like it. The living room furnishings of shabby couches and ancestral photographs haven’t changed since their oldest daughter Jane was a toddler. Delhi puzzles things out with a juice glass of wine, curled up in the oversized wing chair. Out behind the house, beyond the pond, is the barn where Delhi…