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Friday Finds #July 22

Friday Finds is a meme currently hosted by Books and a BeatThis is an opportunity to share the books that you have recently found and added to your TBR.

Here are my new Finds:

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The Girl from the Sea by Shalini Boland

 Washed up on the beach, she can’t remember who she is. She can’t even remember her name. Turns out, she has an idyllic life – friends and family eager to fill in the blanks.

But why are they lying to her? What don’t they want her to remember?

When you don’t even know who you are, how do you know who to trust?

 

 

The Fire Child by S. K Tremaynefire child

When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie.

But then Jamie’s behaviour changes, and Rachel’s perfect life begins to unravel. He makes disturbing predictions, claiming to be haunted by the spectre of his late mother – David’s previous wife. Is this Jamie’s way of punishing Rachel, or is he far more traumatized than she thought?

As Rachel starts digging into the past, she begins to grow suspicious of her husband. Why is he so reluctant to discuss Jamie’s outbursts? And what exactly happened to cause his ex-wife’s untimely death, less than two years ago? As summer slips away and December looms, Rachel begins to fear there might be truth in Jamie’s words:

‘You will be dead by Christmas.’

 

careful shadowsLand of Careful Shadows by Suzzane Chazin

 A body is found in a reservoir fifty miles north of New York City. The victim is young, female and Hispanic. In her purse, the police find a photograph of a baby they believe is her daughter–a little girl they can’t identify. Or find. Where is the child? Is she still alive? And what is the meaning behind the disturbing note in the woman’s bag? “Go back to your country. You don’t belong here.”

Arriving at the scene is homicide detective Jimmy Vega, who spent the better part of his childhood in the area and still carries the scars. A Latino himself, Vega knows all too well how hard it can be for an outsider to fit into a close-knit place like Lake Holly. Even now, as a respected officer of the law, he has to watch his step in an investigation simmering with ethnic animosities and steeped in local gossip. Both challenged and intrigued by Adele Figueroa–a passionate defender of immigrants’ rights who reminds him uncomfortably of his own family’s struggles–Vega must rethink everything he believes to uncover long-buried truths about his community, his loved ones . . . and himself.

How about you? Did you add any books to your bookshelf this week? Have you read of my new finds? Let me know.

 Happy Friday!

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2 comments on “Friday Finds #July 22

  1. Donna
    July 22, 2016

    I bought both The Girl From The Sea and The Fire Child this week! I loved S.K Tremayne’s first book so I have high expectations for this second story.

    • Diana
      July 23, 2016

      Great to hear that.I got both through NetGalley.I haven’t read Ice Twins yet but I look forward to Fire Child then perhaps I can get the first book after that.Enjoy your weekend 🙂

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