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What We're Reading: A Deadly Affection

A Deadly Affection

Dr. Genevieve Summerford was not supposed to practice medicine; it was her young brother who was supposed to follow in their father's footsteps. As the daughter of a society doctor, her role was to marry into a good family and become a model wife and mother. But the death of her brother and the guilt associated with his death pushes Genevieve into medical school, an uncommon path for a woman in 1907.


The Agatha Awards

The Agatha Awards

The Agatha Awards are awarded annually by Malice Domestic Ltd and honor the traditional mystery—books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie. The genre is loosely defined as mysteries which contain no explicit sex or excessive gore or violence. There are six categories for the awards: Best Contemporary Novel, Best First Mystery, Best Historical Novel, Best Short Story, Best Nonfiction and Best Children’s/Young Adult Mystery.

The nominees for Best Contemporary Novel for 2016 are listed below. The winners of the Agatha Awards will be announced on Arpil 29, 2017.


What We're Reading: The Winter Witch

The Winter Witch

Morgana hasn't spoken a word, not a single sound, ever since her father disappeared. Her mother, ailing and worried for Morgana, encourages her to marry Cai Jenkins, a drover and widower from a far town. Morgana is a "wild" one, a woman bonded with the earth and all its creatures, with the ability to control her surroundings, the elements, and animals' emotions.


What We're Reading: Curious Minds

Curious Minds

Riley Moon has just landed a great job with a large bank, thanks to her mentor Gunter. Riley has wanted nothing more than to be a financial analyst for a mega-bank and now has her dream. Her first assignment seems like a piece of cake, at least until she meets the client. Her boss has asked Riley to meet and pacify Emerson Knight, a famously wealthy eccentric genius whose gold is held in the bank's vault. -


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