Here are a few summer reading ideas for July. Again in no particular order.
Delilah – Angela Hunt - Everyone knows Delilah's story. Her great love Samson and how she betrayed him for riches. But what made her really do it? Was it just the gold and fame or was there another reason behind her needing the money?
The Secret to Hummingbird Cake - Celeste Fletcher McHale - 3 women, friends since 1st grade, continue to live life together. Fun, silly at times and yet powerful. (know there is some strong langugue in this book.)
The Red Door Inn – Liz Johnson - #1 Prince Edward Island Dreams - Marie and Seth agree on only one thing. Helping Seth's Uncle get his dream B&B open in time for tourist season. Marie is hiding from her overbearing father and Seth is trying to heal from his broken heart.
Step by Step – Janice Calvert - Crisis Team #1 - Taylor Cabot is moving on from the lose of her husband. She is ready to start checking things off her "survival list." One she wasn't planning on was to find love again until she meets a handsome surgeon.
Always Watching – Lynette Eason - #1 Elite Guardians - Wade Savage has a stalker. His father hires one of the Elite Guardians to protect him. When that guardian is almost killed in the line of duty, Olivia steps in. Not only will her skills be tested in keeping Wade alive, her heart is in danger also.
Sea Rose Inn – Irene Hannon - #4 A Hope Harbor Novel - Eric returns to Hope Harbor and his old home to regroup and find a new career path. The problem is his family home has been turned into a B&B, a noisy one at that. BJ Stevens is determined to get her client's dream up and running and Eric is a distraction that she doesn't need.
Traces of Guilt – Dee Henderson - An Evie Blackwell Cold Case #1 - Evie Blackwell loves her job as a detective. She looks forward to starting a new cold case task force. Her first job leads her to Gabriel Thane's home town. The case she is working on is one he has history with and he is not sure he is ready to reopen it or find the answers.
The Ringmaster’s Wife – Kristy Cambron – June - In turn-of-the-century America, a young girl dreams of a world that stretches beyond the confi nes of a quiet life on the family farm. With little more than her wit and a cigar box of treasures, Mable steps away from all she knows, seeking the limitless marvels of the Chicago World’s Fair. There, a chance encounter triggers her destiny—a life with a famed showman by the name of John Ringling.
Dawn at Emberwilde – Sara Ladd - #2 A Treasure of Surrey - Isabel was never happy at Fellsworth School, but a teaching job there will help her and her sister find a stable life. When unknown relatives show up, Isabel's life is turned upside down and she now has to learn a whole different set of rules to live by.
The Atonement – Beverly Lewis - The mistakes of the past haunt Lucy Flaud, who years ago stopped attending the activities for courting-age young people in her hometown of Bird-in-Hand. Now twenty-five and solidly past the age of Amish courtship, Lucy has given up any hope of marriage, instead focusing her efforts on volunteering in both the Plain and fancy communities of Lancaster County. Yet no matter how hard Lucy strives, she feels uncertain that she'll ever find redemption.
Someone Like You – Victoria Bylin - Julia is working hard to make a good life for herself and her son. When a big account comes in she will be spending time at Caliente Springs resort. Little does she know that it will bring her face to face with her college sweetheart. Zeke is more interested in keeping the resort afloat that renewing their old relationship, but his heart tells him otherwise.
What Happened on Beale Street – Mary Ellis - #2 Secrets of the South Mysteries - Nate and Nicki are called to New Orleans by a childhood friend. When they arrive, he is missing and they are left with few clues as to what happened to him. The choirboy reputation that Danny had before he disappeared does not fit the trail they are lead on to find him.