The Last of the Moon Girls by Barbara Davis
A novel of secrets, memory, family, and forgiveness by the bestselling author of When Never Comes.
Lizzy Moon never wanted Moon Girl Farm. Eight years ago, she left the land that nine generations of gifted healers had tended, determined to distance herself from the whispers about her family’s strange legacy. But when her beloved grandmother Althea dies, Lizzy must return and face the tragedy still hanging over the farm’s withered lavender fields: the unsolved murders of two young girls, and the cruel accusations that followed Althea to her grave.
Lizzy wants nothing more than to sell the farm and return to her life in New York, until she discovers a journal Althea left for her—a Book of Remembrances meant to help Lizzy embrace her own special gifts. When she reconnects with Andrew Greyson, one of the few in town who believed in Althea’s innocence, she resolves to clear her grandmother’s name.
But to do so, she’ll have to decide if she can accept her legacy and whether to follow in the footsteps of all the Moon women who came before her.
The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson
Born on the fringes of Bethel, Immanuelle does her best to keep the Church and follow Holy Protocol. For it was in Bethel that the first Prophet pursued and killed four powerful witches, and so cleansed the land.
And then a chance encounter lures her into the Darkwood that surrounds Bethel.
It is a forbidden place, haunted by the spirits of the witches who bestow an extraordinary gift on Immanuelle. The diary of her dead mother . . .
Charmed by and fearful of the secrets the diary reveals, Immanuelle begins to understand why her mother once consorted with witches. And as the truth about the Prophets, the Church and their history is revealed, so Immanuelle understands what must be completed. For the real threat to Bethel is its own darkness.
Bethel must change. And that change will begin with her . . .
Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer
Midnight Sun is the long-anticipated retelling of dusk from Edward Cullen’s point of view.
When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in dusk, an iconic love novel was born. But until now, fans have heard only Bella’s side of the novel. At last, readers can experience Edward’s version in the long-awaited companion novel, Midnight Sun. This memorable tale, as told through Edward’s eyes, takes on a new and flatly dark twist. Meeting Bella is both the most intriguing and unnerving event he has experienced in his many years as a vampire. As we learn more fascinating details about Edward’s past and the delicacy of his inner thoughts, we understand why this is the defining struggle of his life. Dusk has enraptured millions of readers since its first publication in 2005 and has become a modern classic, redefining genres within young-adult literature and inspiring a phenomenon that has had readers yearning for more. Dusk was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. The Twilight Saga, which also includes New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella, The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide, and Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined, has sold nearly 160 million copies worldwide.
The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty
From the bestselling author of the award-winning HBO sensation BIG LITTLE LIES comes a captivating story of family, love, and the secrets that refuse to stay in the past . . . One abandoned baby. Two sisters with a secret. A last chance to rewrite the past.
70 years ago, the Munro family disappeared without a trace, leaving behind their newborn baby. When sisters Rose and Connie Doughty found her, they took her in and raised her as their own. Since then, the unsolved 'Munro Baby Mystery' has brought fame and fortune to their small island. But years later, after her sister's death and the arrival of newcomer Sophie Honeywell, Rose begins to wonder if she and Connie made the right decision all those years ago. How much longer can she cover up the lie that has sustained their community for generations? And what other secrets are hiding on the island?
Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty
Lose yourself in this wickedly addictive exploration of family, relationships and modern love from the bestselling author of the HBO sensation BIG LITTLE LIES 'I adored it. Fresh, intelligent and entertaining' MARIAN KEYES They say trouble always comes in threes . . . For sisters Lyn, Cat and Gemma Kettle, the year they turn thirty-three is no exception. Sensible Lyn is struggling to balance being a mother, wife and businesswoman without losing her mind. Cat, whose perfect marriage is the envy of all her friends, never suspected that her husband had been hiding a secret that will tear her life apart. Directionless Gemma, who changes jobs and boyfriends every few months, has just met a new man who could be the one to unlock her hidden past. The bonds of these sisters are strong enough to withstand whatever life throws at them. That is until the night of their thirty-fourth birthday dinner, when home truths are revealed and things are said that can't be taken back . . .
The Shadows by Alex North
You knew a teenager like Charlie Crabtree. A dark imagination, a sinister smile--always on the outside of the group. Some part of you suspected he might be capable of doing something awful. Twenty-five years ago, Crabtree did just that, committing a murder so shocking that it’s attracted that strange kind of infamy that only exists on the darkest corners of the internet--and inspired more than one copycat.
Paul Adams remembers the case all too well: Crabtree--and his victim--were Paul’s friends. Paul has slowly put his life back together. But now his mother, old and suffering from dementia, has taken a turn for the worse. Though every inch of him resists, it is time to come home.
It's not long before things start to go wrong. Paul learns that Detective Amanda Beck is investigating another copycat that has struck in the nearby town of Featherbank. His mother is distressed, insistent that there's something in the house. And someone is following him. Which reminds him of the most unsettling thing about that awful day twenty-five years ago.
It wasn't just the murder.
It was the fact that afterward, Charlie Crabtree was never seen again...