As usual, the first days of a new month are meant for the highlights of new book releases. As December practically starts with a weekend, it's about high time to present you with our TOP 5 books of the month. We've got our list of favorites, now its your turn:
by Barbara Davis
Everyday Dovie Larkin visits a grave of her fiancé who has committed a suicide a year ago just before their wedding. One day she spots a woman leaving a letter at an adjacent grave. Curiosity kills the cat and Dovie reads a letter asking for forgiveness addressed to this woman's deceased daughter. Dovie continues reading a collection of letters, which unfolds mysterious events that happened to this family a decade ago. This chase for the answers helps Dovie to find the ones she's been searching for herself.
THE ICE BENEATH HER
by Camilla Grebe
Meet yet another Swedish crime writer capable to create an enormous suspense. A beheaded woman is found in the hallway of infamous businessman's house. The very businessman, CEO of the clothes retail chain, is missing. Then the story rewinds to two month earlier when Emma, a sales clerk in one of the chain's stores, meets her CEO Jasper Orre, which leads to a love affair. But suddenly Jasper disappears and frightening things start happening to Emma...
IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW: STORIES INSPIRED BY THE PAINTINGS OF EDWARD HOPPER
by Lawrence Block and others
"Edward Hopper is surely the greatest American narrative painter. His work bears special resonance for writers and readers, and yet his paintings never tell a story so much as they invite viewers to find for themselves the untold stories within.", says Lawrence Block who invited seventeen authors to contribute to this unprecedented anthology of different literary genres. The authors include Stephen King, Lee Child, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Olen Butler, Michael Connelly, Megan Abbott and others.
KILL THE NEXT ONE
by Federico Axat
A psychological thriller by an Argentinian writer would hold you in its grip. Ted McKay has everything he wants in his life but he also has a brain tumor. When he decides to put a gun to his temple, there's a ring of a door bell. A stranger offers him to kill two people (a criminal and another one with a brain tumor) just before Ted dies. After execution there's someone else coming to kill Ted. But now Ted has his second thoughts...
BOOKS FOR LIVING
by Will Schwalbe
This book is a self-help book about books. "I've always believed that everything you need to know you can find in a book," writes Will Schwalbe in the introduction. In his book he tries to show how books can shape the life you're leading. Everyone who often asks a question "What are you reading?" will definitely like this book.