Book List - Books Read in 2012

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Books Read in 2012
List created by Nicole B. (nicoleinnc) on Jan 8, 2012
List Votes: 1 Books: 17 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 0 List Type: Closed

Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
V is for Vengeance (Kinsey Millhone, Bk 22) by Sue Grafton
V: Victim. Violence. Vengeance. A woman with a murky past who kills herself-or was it murder? A dying old man cared for by the son he pummeled mercilessly. A lovely woman whose life is about to splinter into a thousand fragments. A professional shoplifting ring racking up millions in stolen...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Quickening by Michelle Hoover
Enidina Current and Mary Morrow live on neighboring farms in the flat, hard country of the upper Midwest during the early 1900s. This hardscrabble life comes easily to some, like Eddie, who has never wanted more than the land she works and the animals she raises on it with her husband, Frank....  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
Sarah's Gift (Pleasant Valley, Bk 4) by Marta Perry
Can an Amish midwife earn her community's trust and bring the joy of new babies to Pleasant Valley? Amish midwife Sarah Mast moves to Pleasant Valley for a fresh start. But her aging aunt can no longer run the birthing center, leaving most of the responsibility to Sarah. Among those...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Edge of Light (At Home in Beldon Grove, Bk 1) by Ann Shorey
In the summer of 1838, Molly McGarvie's life twists down an unpredicted path -- she's alone on the wild frontier without her husband, Samuel. As she journeys from St. Lawrenceville, Missouri, to rebuild her life, she must provide for her family, keep them together, and push away unrelenting...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Wedding Gift by Marlen Suyapa Bodden
When wealthy plantation owner Cornelius Allen marries off his daughter Clarissa, he presents her with a wedding gift: a young slave woman called Sarah. It just so happens that Sarah is Allen's daughter as well, the product of a long-term sexual relationship with his slave Emmeline. When...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Frontiersman's Daughter by Laura Frantz
Lovely but tough as nails, Lael Click is the daughter of a celebrated frontiersman. Haunted by her father's former captivity with the Shawnee Indians, as well as the secret sins of her family's past, Lael comes of age in the fragile Kentucky settlement her father founded. Though she...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
A shocking murder shatters the picturesque calm of Pennsylvania's Amish country -- and tests the heart and soul of the lawyer who steps in to defend the young woman at the center of the storm.... Plain Truth The discovery of a dead infant in an Amish barn shakes Lancaster County to its core....  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Color of Lightning by Paulette Jiles
In 1863, the War Between the States creeps slowly yet inevitably toward its bloody conclusion - and eastern thoughts are already turning to different wars and enemies. Searching for a life and future, former Kentucky slave Britt Johnson is venturing west into unknown territory with his wife,...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Promise of Morning (At Home in Beldon Grove, Bk 2) by Ann Shorey
Ellie Craig grieves the loss of three infant children, and when long-hidden secrets are brought to light, she must find a way to contact the family of her long-lost father. Meanwhile her husband, Matthew, faces controversy in his church and competition from a new arrival in Beldon Grove, who...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Dawn of a Dream (At Home in Beldon Grove, Bk 3) by Ann Shorey
Luellen O'Connell is stunned and confused when her husband of just one month tells her he is leaving--and that he has another wife. Deeply wounded by this betrayal, Luellen decides to follow the dream she had set aside of obtaining a teaching degree. But her wayward husband left something...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Doctor's Lady by Jody Hedlund
Priscilla White knows she'll never be a wife or mother and feels God's call to the mission field in India. Dr. Eli Ernest is back from Oregon Country only long enough to raise awareness of missions to the natives before heading out West once more. But then Priscilla and Eli...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
Yellow Crocus: A Novel by Laila Ibrahim
Moments after her birth to the mistress of a sprawling Virginia plantation, Lisbeth Wainwright is entrusted to Mattie, an enslaved wet nurse. From then on, Mattie serves as Lisbeth's stand-in mother, nursing her, singing her to sleep, and soothing her in the night. And yet mothering Lisbeth...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
Catch Me (D. D. Warren, Bk 6) by Lisa Gardner
In four days, someone is going to kill me . . . Detective D. D. Warren is hard to surprise. But a lone woman outside D.D.'s latest crime scene shocks her with a remarkable proposition: Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant believes she will be murdered in four days. And she wants Boston's...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Amish Nanny (Women of Lancaster County, Bk 2) by Mindy Starns Clark & Leslie ...
Amish-raised Ada Rupp knows it?s time to make a commitment to the faith and join the church, especially if she wants a future with the handsome Amish widower Will Gundy.  But when she has the chance to travel to Switzerland as the caregiver of a young child, she leaps at the...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
Midnight Sun by MJ Fredrick
This wasn?t the adventure she?d signed up for? A sexy boss, a rough crossing, and pirates?all Brylie Winston wanted was a job to help her earn money to buy her own restaurant. She hopes to earn it by working as a chef on a cruise to Antarctica. But she?s slept with her boss, which throws her...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
Whispers from the Ashes by Patricia Hester
Pennsylvania coal country, 1955. A community struggling with economic collapse, religious differences, and an encroaching underground mine fire. A mysterious entry in a dead man's diary. A father with a troubled past. A daughter's innocent curiosity. A house filled with secrets. ...  more


Nicole B. (nicoleinnc)
The Look of Love (Sullivans, Bk 1) by Bella Andre
Chloe Peterson is having a bad night.  A really bad night.  The large bruise on her cheek can attest to that.  And when her car skids off the side of a wet country road straight into a ditch, she's convinced even the gorgeous guy who rescues her in the middle of the rain storm...  more

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