City of Vengeance by DV Bishop

Set in 1500's Florence, City Of Vengeance is the first in a series about Cesare Aldo, an officer for the city's criminal court, in a capacity similar to a detective or policeman. When a Jewish moneylender that he has a connection to turns up murdered, the pressure is on to solve the case and find …

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Sisters by Michelle Frances

Abby is the successful sister. Ellie is the vulnerable, pretty sister. Everyone knows that Ellie is their mothers favorite, but Abby has figured out something about her sisters childhood illness that might blow the family apart. I liked the cover of this book and I have read Michelle Frances The Girlfriend, which was far fetched, …

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The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante

From the author of My Brilliant Friend, comes her latest book, set once again in Naples. Giovanna is beloved by her parents, and believes herself to be worthy and beautiful, until one day after a parent-teacher meeting, she overhears her father comparing her to Vittoria, his estranged and despised sister. Because Vittoria is practically a …

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The Thousand Tiny Miracles Of Living Twice by Katarina West

Irene Nylander lives in Finland with her evil mother in law and her distant husband. Alone on her 50th birthday, she hits an all time low when she spots her best friend and her husband canoodling in a restaurant. When she wishes that she was dead, she accidently inspires a practical joking angel to intervene …

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