It’s November in the Berkshires, a dreary time of dwindling light when the tourists have fled along with the last gasp of fall foliage. So when a stranger shows up in the sleepy hilltown of New Nottingham and starts asking questions, the locals don’t exactly roll out the welcome wagon.
“Not all snakes are reptiles…Rattlesnake Hill is a riveting tale of past and present, innocence and evil, that kept me turning the pages far into the night.”
—Barbara Ross, Agatha-nominated author of the Maine Clambake Mysteries”
OF EVERYDAY THINGS
Reading Greenhause’s poems is like watching a time-lapsed flower curl into bloom. Here is a musician of language (“When it rains, utter chaos reigns,/ an amphibious mishmash/ of creeping spiders & chameleons”)—as well as a clear-eyed Yankee capable of channeling Borges and Kafka (“Your skin’s/ your identity. Your manhood’s/ a separate entity”). A homeopathic remedy for surreal times, Secret Traits of Everyday Things is a collection we need never more than now.
——Dominic Luxford, Poetry Editor,The Believerand McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
In 1818 London, fashionable society views Alexandra Sinclair as an outspoken bluestocking from a scandalous family. Then word gets out that she is about to receive a sizeable inheritance. Suddenly Alexandra has a flood of eager suitors, all displeased to learn that she intends to never marry. Alexandra is forced to fight for her independence—and her life
“What a great read! Karen Hanson Stuyck clearly knows her audience. A Deadly Courtship (An Alexandra Sinclair Mystery) is a fast-paced, adventurous kind of historical romance…” —Reader’s Favorite
In these luminous poems, Teresa Sutton brings us as close as anyone could to the interior landscape of those suffering from dementia... Using myth, metaphor, and carefully chosen imagery, the poet rises to the challenge of creating language for what can be known only through empathy and imagination, but the delicacy of these poems never disguises the grief and loss of this experience.
“Tom Murphy’s Runner In Red is an entertaining, fast-paced, mystery thriller weaving real-life characters and historically accurate events into a scintillating tale about a search for the first woman to run the Boston Marathon—predating Roberta “Bobbie” Gibb’s iconic 1966 feat by fifteen years. This novel is a must read for all fans of running.” —Jack Fultz, winner of the 1976 Boston Marathon and trainer for the Dana Faber charity running programs