Being from Mississippi, I love any book that is set in the my home state and this one is no exception. Sugar Beth Carey has come back to Parrish, Mississippi and she has brought her reputation for wrecking havoc with her. This is a great read.
Maddy, Christine, and Amy are thrilled that their old college suitemate has written the bestselling book, How to Have a Perfect Life, until they realize she used them as examples of how women let fear screw up their lives. The worst part - it's sort of true. Together they make a pact: They each have one year to face down their fears and maybe show Miss Perfect a thing or two! This is the kind of book I pick up when I want something light to read and I usually finish it in one afternoon.
When it comes to men, beauty columnist Rebecca Fine always seems to be on the scruffy end of the mascara wand. Then she meets Max... is he the catch of the decade - or just a major babe magnet? Meanwhile Rebecca's old high school nemesis has resurfaced, a former blonde bombshell called Lipstick who is now engaged to Rebecca's dad.
This is the first novel in the Mitford series. I love these books. Father Tim, the bachelor rector contends with a dog the size of a sofa who moves in and won't go away and an attractive neighbor who begins wearing a path through the hedge.
Alexandra Gaither is an attorney who finally has the power to get the justice she needs. Twenty-five yeras ago, her mother had died a scandalous death. Alex belives one of three powerful men murdered her. Each is charming, each is a suspect and each tries to shield her from his past. Alex sparks controversy and excitement in this remote Texas town. Now, as she investigates her mother's former lover, his best friend, and the father figure to them both, she will risk everything to uncover their best kept secrets.
Inside the Herk residence, Jenny and her mom sit down for a quiet night of TV. Outside, from the vantage point of a treehouse, a homeless man named Puggy watches two sets of armed men. Tennagers Matt and Andrew are planning a "killer" attack using a Squirtmaster 9000 on Jenny; hit men Henry and Leonard have a real game of killer in mind for Jenny's embezzing stepfather. Soon, they'll all collide in an explosive event that will rock the Miami police force to its very core. Dave Barry at his funniest.
A small Georgia town is in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it's only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that the full extent of the killer's twisted work becomes clear.
Curious about the birth mother she's never known, Bailey Elliot arrives on Tawes to look into her own past, but its wary residents don't take to outsiders digging up long-buried scandal. Her great-uncle warns her she's not safe, her mother lies dead in the church graveyard and despite the sizzling attraction between them, Daniel Catlin tells her, "The sooner you leave, the better."
Bloodlines is a novel of buried secrets, old friends, and new dangers. Irene Kelly, a novice reporter, and her husband, Frank Harriman, follow a fascinating labyrinth of lives, loves, sins, and secrets.
Reena Hale's destiny was shaped in the destructive- yet fascinatingly beautiful - fire that leveled her family's pizzeria when she was young. Now an arson investigator, she finds her strength and wits constantly tested - although sometimes the job seems like a snap compared to her love life. Then she meets Bo Goodnight, who seems different. Bo has been trying to find Reena every since a long-ago night when he glimpsed her from afar. Now that he has found her, he has no intention of letting her go and nor does the man who has begun to haunt Reena's life.
Boston medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles is shocked to discover that the murdered woman looks exactly like her. Maura, an only child, finds out the DNA test confirms the startling fact; the mysterious doppelganger is in fact her twin sister. Now the investigation becomes a disturbing excursion into a past full of dark secrets and twisted truths.
Suddenly Bailey Weggins' R&R is transformed into a full-tilt murder investigation. Bailey hadn't expected to meet anyone other than socialites slathering their cellulite with shea butter, but now she is dealing with a list of suspects dirtier than a mud bath.