04/24/2013 7:00 pm
In Linda Barnes’ The Perfect Ghost, naive ghostwriter Em Moore is content to sit at the sidelines until her writing partner and occasional lover Teddy Blake dies in an accident. Determined to finish their last book for actor Garrett Malcolm, Em ventures out and falls for Garrett while slowly realizing he is keeping some very important and potentially life-destroying secrets. With references to Shakespeare and Barnes’ trademark style, this breakout novel will not disappoint.
Daniel Palmer (Delirious) returns with Stolen, the story of a young couple forced to make some tough decisions. After Ruby is struck with disease, John must scramble to make ends meet, resorting to identity fraud to buy medication for his ailing wife. After thinking they get away scot free, the tables are drastically turned, when John and Ruby are forced into a deadly game to pay for their crimes. A tale of caution laced with some disturbingly timely reality, Daniel Palmer does it again.