“Debut author Bobby Finger wields crisp, bright language in succinct, ample prose to reveal secrets deliberately hidden from the norms of social order. . . .
One of the best things about John Sandford’s long-running Prey series is the growth of the characters readers have bonded with during the course of 30+ books.
“A desperate, gritty story set against a backdrop of hard knocks and hard times, Donna Everhart’s historically researched The Saints of Swallow Hill is the triumphant story of unli
“The Invisible Husband of Frick Island links the modern world with the past on a small island struggling to stay afloat literally and figuratively
Jessie van Eerden has created a surprising protagonist and a moving story full of unexpected moments that never stretch into the bizarre or unrealistic.
“Family Law is a compelling legal thriller told with a fresh take on Southern fiction.”
“Surviving Savannah is an epic novel that explores the metal of human spirit in crisis.
After love went wrong in his younger years, small-town sheriff Winston Browne has led a simple bachelor’s life taking care of the people in his quaint, Gulf Coast community of Moab, Florida.
For a growing number of COVID quarantiners, beset with cabin fever, the western North Carolina city of Asheville has become a relatively safe, getaway refuge, worth the cheap flight—or the longer d
“The Fortunate Ones is a fathoms-deep exploration of love, loyalty, and the ties that bind, written masterfully from all angles.
“Save the Last Dance demonstrates how strangers become family with their caring ways and unfailing faith in each other.”
“The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop is a captivating novel with characters and relationships to be savored, as well as ample servings of hope and inspiration.”
“A contemporary novel that tips its hat to multiple genres, Never Turn Back is intriguing, high-stakes fiction.”
The fourth book in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead cycle features Jack Boughton, the prodigal son of the Presbyterian minister, Robert Boughton.
“These Southern Stepford wives will match Scarlett O’Hara for sheer determination and surpass Buffy the Vampire Slayer with their courage, while giving the reader an unexpected ironic chuck
“Luke Geddes has an undeniable sense of Americana, and his work shows real promise.”