Yay! June is here and we're more than ready for a little R & R (reading and recreation). It's been a while since we last published a recommended reading list. Summertime brings opportunities for leisure, so it's only fitting to offer some easy reading from among the titles in our member BookShop.
These are the kind of books you'll devour in short order, so kick back...mystery, suspense, thrills, chills, and romance await you.
Enjoy These Easy Reading Titles
The Renaissance Club by Rachel Dacus - A young art historian and fan of Renaissance sculptor, Bernini, dreams her way back to the 17th century in this magical realism romance and time travel adventure.
Murder & Menace (Cryptic Cove Cozy Mystery Series Book 2) by KP Stafford - Volume 2 of a 3-part series for cozy mystery fans, with quirky but compelling characters and plenty of small-town politics and mischief, readers rate this a fun, quick read.
Blackmail, Sex and Lies (A Victorian True Crime Murder Mystery) by Kathryn McMaster - Fans of true crime and historical fiction will relish this creative nonfiction telling of an ill-fated love triangle that resulted in all the crimes of passion...scandal, deception, and vengeance.
Not Forgotten by Donna M. Zadunajsky - A secret from the past unexpectedly resurfaces and throws Deanna's life into chaos and jeopardy in this thriller with plenty of unexpected plot twists and turns that will keep you guessing right up to the end.
The Wedding Crasher (A Sam Tate Mystery) by Nikki Stern - Sam Tate is a wounded, complicated, modern woman reinventing herself as a small town sheriff in this intriguing and suspenseful murder mystery.
Blood Virus: A Pandemic by Design by L.A. Hollis - With frighteningly real plausibility, this medical thriller has believable science, well-wrought players, and all the ripped-from-the-headlines suspense to make for a riveting read.
More Easy Reading to Choose From...
The Flip (A Haunting on Long Island Series Book 2) by Michael Phillip Cash - This paranormal thriller about husband and wife house flippers will appeal to readers who love a good ghost story with a dash of historical romance alongside the chills.
The Sheriff Meets His Match (A Wounded Hearts Novella # 4) by Jacquie Biggar - Sparks fly when a laid back alpha male who just wants a simple life meets a strong modern newcomer whose life is anything but, for readers who like their romance with a dash of spice, a bit of chaos, and a happy ending.
Playback Effect by Karen A. Wyle - Other people's vivid dreams are for sale via a virtual playback helmet, with dire unexpected consequences, in this hybrid science fiction techno + legal/crime thriller.
Mission to Morocco (A WW II Spy Novel) by J.R. Rogers - Fans of WWII historical fiction and espionage thrillers will find themselves engrossed in this thoroughly researched and masterfully written spy novel.
The Edge of Darkness (Alpha Core Trilogy Volume 1) by Vikki Romano - Fast-paced science fiction for cyberpunks and those who both love and fear the biotech revolution. Product of a failed cyber-soldier program, special agent Calder McKenna must confront how to destroy the monster without becoming one himself.
Living with Markus by Florence Osmund - Thirty-one-year-old Marc must choose between saving his messed up relatives or saving himself, in this relatable novel about the ties that bind and the ties that strangle in dysfunctional family dynamics.
Which One Will You Read?
Choose a title to suit your taste and take some time to relax and enjoy an easy reading escape. We'll be back soon with more great recommendations from our indie authors. Share your feedback and/or review when you do. We're happy to consider your suggestions for future reading lists so send them our way.
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