Sunday, 1 March 2015

Awesome Reads In March's New Release Books

There are so many good new release books set to be pubished in March that it was actually hard to whittle my list down to readable proportions. Here are seven titles that have me intrigued, from historical fiction set in India to gripping dramas and fashions favourite heroine.

At the Waters Edge by Sara Gruen. Ellis Hyde is cut off financially by his father but the last thing his wife Maddie expects is for him to try and regain his favour in such an unexpected manner. Ellis plans to travel to Scotland to hunt the famous Loch Ness monster, something his father had attempted but failed at years earlier. As her husband goes off to fight a monster, and Europe is raged by war, Maddie, alone in a foreign country will come through her own life awakening.

Little Peach by Peggy Kearne. Michelle runs away from her drug addict mother and plans on travelling to New York and staying with a friend. But when her plans fall through she is alone and out of options. Then she meets Devon, a saviour to her situation. But Devon isn't the nice guy she thinks he is and Michelle soon gets embroiled in a world of child prostitution, a scary and dangerous world which will take all of her strength and determination to leave.

The Tragic Age by Stephen Metcalfe. Billy Kinsey, genuis, philosopher, social critic and insomnic has decided not to deal with life anymore, to not join in or volunteer. Which would be a great philosophy if his family were not in the midst of a crisis over his sisters death and parents warring words. When Billy meets Twom and Gretchen his life will be pulled in one of two directions - towards happiness or disaster. 

Rebel Queen by Michelle Moran. When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the 1850s, it expects a quick and easy conquest but when they arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, Queen Lakshmi raises two armies—one male, one female—to fight. Her most trusted warrior, Sita, a guard in Lakshmi's all-female army narrates this tale of a fearless female leader against the British empire.

Madmoiselle Chanel by C W Gortner. An enthralling novel following Gabriell Chanel's rise from rural poverty into one of the most ambitious fashion designers of the twentieth century. As Coco Chanel, she lived a life of passion, drama, creation and heartache and this novel encapsulates it all.

Wreckage by Emily BleekerLillian and Dave are survivors of a plane crash, missing for almost two years in the South Pacific. The media is enthralled with their story but journalist Genevieve Randall doesn't buy it and she's determined to get the real story about the crash, and the two survivors no matter how many people are destroyed by it. 

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson. Set in 1962, Kitty Miller runs a bookshop with her best friend Frieda and enjoys her unconventional single life. Then the dreams begin. Kitty dreams she is Katharyn Anderson, happily marries to Lars with a beautiful family, home and friends. It's everything Kitty had thought she once wanted but as the dreams start to become powerfully real, Kitty finds the line between imagination and reality is starting to blur.

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