By: Emma Chapman
Marta is a middle-aged woman living a dull life in an isolated village with her much older husband, Hector, and under the influence of a belittling mother-in-law. Hector and Marta have raised a grown son who has moved far away. As a result of her unhappiness, Marta stops taking pills that she has taken for years for depression and other mental problems. However, now Marta is getting glimpses of a strange but familiar young woman and experiencing memories of what she views as a former life. Is Hector a loving husband who has cared for her all these years or is he a sociopathic kidnapper? Fans of psychological fiction will love this.
By: Dianne Dixon
Follow the stories of three fascinating yet tormented women to find out how their lives are intertwined. Denial, search for love, forgiveness, and “what ifs” make this a true page-turner. Fans of Jodi Picoult will truly enjoy this one.
By: Jen Lancaster
In this lighthearted memoir, bestselling author Jen Lancaster, writes about her attempts to apply many of Martha Stewart's standards to her own life. From listing the contents of the "drawer of shame" to accidentally exploding the Easter eggs, Lancaster describes the resulting mishaps with a wry sense of humor. Adding to the mayhem is a menagerie of dogs and cats with their own quirks as well as Lancaster's patient husband. Readers will find themselves laughing out loud.
By: Alice Hoffman
Set in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, The Red Garden tells the history of the fictitious town of Blackwell from its founding in 1750 to present day in a series of linked stories. Fearless Hallie Brady is one of Blackwell's founders and the reason for its survival during its first harsh winter. While her companions are listless and near starvation, she teaches herself to hunt and trap in the frigid wilderness. She is the first in a long line of strong women to leave their mark on the town's history. Hoffman magically weaves compelling storylines filled with captivating characters throughout this novel.