Our March Book Pick is The Pharm House, a foreboding and darkly suspenseful debut medical thriller by Bill Powers set in the hidden underworld of the global pharmaceutical business. Even though The Pharm House is set in a pharmaceutical company, it is really a story about family. It’s about Nicholas Harding, a young scientist/executive at Marshall Pharmaceutical. Nicholas is a regular guy – a single Dad trying to raise a precocious 11-year-old daughter while clawing his way up that ever so slippery middle management ladder. But unknown to Nicholas, there are dark forces inside Marshall Pharmaceutical and he is about to be drawn into their plans and finds himself fighting for his career, his family and perhaps even his life.
Our January Book Pick is
The Weight of Living, the third book in the Frank Nagler series by Michael Stephen Daigle. The Weight of Living is an intense, involving page-turner, with scenes that will shock the reader and grab at the emotional bond they will have with the characters, all leading to a surprising, yet hopeful end.
The earlier books, The Swamps of New Jersey and A Game Called Dead also follow the investigations of widowed detective Frank Nagler. We are told a fourth Frank Nagler book is on the way. Can’t wait. To learn more, go to www.MichaelStaphenDaigle.com
Time to make resolutions! Of course as book lovers, we resolve to read more books. And to help you keep that resolution, we giving away another book. Choose from the three shown below. Sign up for a free e-subscription to Book Lovers Dispatch, and you will be entered into a raffle for your choice of a free book, signed by the author. (You must live in North America to qualify for free delivery.) Entries must be entered by January 31, 2019. (Both new and current subscribers are eligible to win.)
December’s Book Pick is in keeping with the holiday season, a Christmas mystery, The Worst Noel by Amy M. Reade.
Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace, love, and joy, but for Lilly Carlsen, this Christmas is murder. As a single mom, small business owner, and president of the local Chamber of Commerce, the last thing she needs is to find a dead body on the floor of her jewelry shop on the busiest shopping day of the year. And as if that isn’t enough, Lilly has to deal with a deadbeat ex-husband, a mother with declining mental health, and two teenagers. But when a second body turns up, Lilly finds herself squarely in the crosshairs of suspicion. Can she figure out who killed the victims before she becomes one herself? And will her family’s Christmas be merry…or scary?
We’re getting into the holiday spirit with a free book giveaway. Sign up for a free e-subscription to Book Lovers Dispatch, and you will be entered into a raffle for your choice of a free book, signed by the author. (You must live in North America to qualify for free delivery.) Entries must be entered by December 1, 2018. (All subscribers are eligible.)
The winner will receive their choice of these three books to read while cozying up in front of a holiday fire. (Fireplace not included.)
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Yes, our first issue is out! We are very pleased to feature author and historian Bob Mayers. Bob’s devotion to American Revolutionary War history is well known. His new book, Revolutionary New Jersey: Forgotten Towns and Crossroads of the American Revolution is also our Pick of the Month for August.
In our Book Temples section, we highlight the New Providence Book Festival, an annual celebration of local authors.
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