Instead of sitting on a warm beach by the ocean to enjoy a fast-paced beach read, why not put on some sweats and curl up on your couch with a cup of hot cocoa? Beach reads are great reads year round, and these heart-pounding books will make the winter days melt away.
Soon-to-be-mother Charlotte â€śCharlieâ€ť Cates has recurring dreams about harm coming to her unborn daughter. These are not nightmares; they are visions. When she learns that the mother who abandoned her as a toddler was recently a victim of a double murderâ€”along with her half-sisterâ€”Charlie must delve into buried family secrets in order to protect her orphaned niece.
Listen to an excerpt THE SHIMMERING ROAD
Alex Dale has lost her marriage and her career as a reporter and is stuck in a mundane daily routineâ€”until she meets Amy Stevenson. Amy was found unconscious after an attack fifteen years ago and has been in a coma ever since. Alex soon makes it her mission to discover exactly what happened to Amy.
Listen to an excerpt TRY NOT TO BREATHE
Thirty-three-year-old Edie is a single, pregnant waitressâ€”not what she had envisioned when she was younger. Just as she is sinking into despair, Heather, an old friend, turns up to help. But with so much in their shared historyâ€”envy, longing, and betrayalâ€”is Heather really there to help?
Listen to an excerpt WATCHING EDIE
To all appearances, Ellie and Rob Beauman are a golden coupleâ€”blessed with good looks, success, and romantic chemistry thatâ€™s off the charts. Ellie, though, discovers a dark, chilling past that Rob has been hiding. Dragged into this deadly world, she must decide how far sheâ€™s willing to go to save the man she loves.
Listen to an excerpt JUST FALL
Clara Lawson is torn from her life in an instant: Without warning, her home is invaded by armed men, and she finds herself separated from her beloved husband and daughters. The last thing her husband yells to her is to say nothing. As recollections of her past collide with new revelations, Clara must question everything she thought she knew.
Listen to an excerpt THE GIRL BEFORE