One by One

by: Ruth Ware Goodreads description: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Turn of the Key and In a Dark Dark Wood returns with another suspenseful thriller set on a snow-covered mountain. Getting snowed in at a beautiful, rustic mountain chalet doesn’t sound like the worst problem in the world, especially when there’s a breathtaking vista, a cozy fire, […]

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

by: Marie Benedict Goodreads Description: Marie Benedict, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room, uncovers the untold story of Agatha Christie’s mysterious eleven day disappearance. In December 1926, Agatha Christie goes missing. Investigators find her empty car on the edge of a deep, gloomy pond, the only clues some tire tracks […]

Dear Child

by: Romy Hausmann Goodreads description: Gone Girl meets Room in this page-turning thriller from one of Germany’s hottest new talents In a windowless shack in the woods, Lena’s life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. He protects his […]

The Stationery Shop

by: Marjan Kamali Goodreads description: A poignant, heartfelt new novel by the award-nominated author of Together Tea that explores loss, reconciliation, and the quirks of fate. Roya, a dreamy, idealistic teenager living amid the political upheaval of 1953 Tehran, finds a literary oasis in kindly Mr. Fakhri’s neighborhood stationery shop, stocked with books and pens and bottles […]

The Talented Miss Farwell

by Emily Gray Tedrowe Goodreads description: At the end of the 1990s, with the art market finally recovered from its disastrous collapse, Miss Rebecca Farwell has made a killing at Christie’s in New York City, selling a portion of her extraordinary art collection for a rumored 900 percent profit. Dressed in couture YSL, drinking the […]

The Woman Before Wallis

by: Bryn Turnbull Goodreads description: For fans of The Paris Wife and The Crown, this stunning novel tells the true story of the American divorcée who captured Prince Edward’s heart before he abdicated his throne for Wallis Simpson. In the summer of 1926, when Thelma Morgan marries Viscount Duke Furness after a whirlwind romance, she’s immersed in a […]

January 2021 Tidbit

Phew! We have done some reading during this “Dry” January! We are also paying more attention to our appearance…New Year’s resolution and all…Here are our favorite beauty products of the moment: Helen says: My aunt, Diane Lambeth, turned me on to this tinted moisturizer a few years ago. It is my “go to” foundation. It […]