Looking for your next summer suspense? Try "Brush Back" by Sara Paretsky. V.I. Warshawski, the smart, resourceful Chicago private investigator with a chip on her shoulder, is pulled into a painful chapter from her own past in this enthralling new novel. A high-school boyfriend’s pleading request of V.I. plunges her into a deepening pit of corruption and cover-ups, with her own life put very much at risk. Visit DuJour.com for the full details.
When I talk about Nordic Noir, I tend to talk most frequently about my favorite authors like Jo Nesbø and Sara Blaedel, but there are so many fantastic Scandinavian authors out there whose books fans of the genre shouldn't miss. Today I'm sharing a roundup of 7 under-appreciated Scandinavian crime novels for you to add to your reading list!
Hillary Manton Lodge is an Amish Fiction writer...with a bit of a twist to that approach! She's on our April 16th Author! Author! show to talk about her new novel, "Simply Sara" - which follows her first book in this series, "Plain Jayne."
In this enchanting memoir, New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins re-creates the privileged world of Gerald and Sara Murphy, two American originals who found themselves at the center of a charmed circle of artists and expatriate writers in France in the 1920s. Their home in Antibes, Villa America, served as a gathering place for Picasso and Léger as well as Hemingway and Fitzgerald, who used the glamorous couple as models for Dick and Nicole Diver in Tender Is the Night.