My TBR List: ~Let’s Vote! ~March

Posted March 5, 2016 by Stormi in Misc. / 17 Comments

MyTBRList-1024x661My TBR List is a meme hosted by Michelle at Because Reading. It’s a fun way to make yourself read a book each month off of your TBR pile. The first Saturday we vote on a book out of three listed, the second Saturday we reveal the winner and on the Last Saturday of the month we post our review. So come on and join the fun and for more information about it head on over to Michelle’s blog!

My Picks for this Month

Okay so since I am really sucking again at the HW assignment challenge I decided that my TBR pile book would be one of them so at least I have more of a chance of getting that book in during the month…hopefully….lol.

Broken Promise

From New York Times bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes an explosive novel set in the peaceful small town of Promise Falls, where secrets can always be buried—but never forgotten…

After his wife’s death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can’t find a way to stop his descent.

Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions. A year after a devastating miscarriage, David’s cousin Marla has continued to struggle. But when David’s mother asks him to check on her, he’s horrified to discover that she’s been secretly raising a child who is not her own—a baby she claims was a gift from an “angel” left on her porch.

When the baby’s real mother is found murdered, David can’t help wanting to piece together what happened—even if it means proving his own cousin’s guilt. But as he uncovers each piece of evidence, David realizes that Marla’s mysterious child is just the tip of the iceberg.

Other strange things are happening. Animals are found ritually slaughtered. An ominous abandoned Ferris wheel seems to stand as a warning that something dark has infected Promise Falls. And someone has decided that the entire town must pay for the sins of its past…in blood.

Undercover Bride

Pinkerton detective Maggie Cartwright is tasked with going undercover as a mail order bride. Her “fiancé” is widower Garrett Thomas, aka the suspected Whistle-Stop Bandit. No sooner does Maggie arrive in Arizona Territory when she’s confronted with an early wedding date—the clock is ticking on her detective work or she may end up a criminal’s wife! As the day of the wedding draws near, Maggie begins to panic. The problem is that the more she gets to know Garrett and his two adorable children, the harder it is to keep up the deception. Can a man as kind and gentle as Garrett really be the Whistle-Stop Bandit?

 

john doe

In the adrenaline-laced new novel of suspense from Tom Savage—hailed by Michael Connelly as “a master of the high-speed thriller”—an American actress in Europe races to find the truth behind her husband’s mysterious accident. What she uncovers makes her the target of a shocking conspiracy.

Nora Baron’s life is perfect. She lives on Long Island Sound, teaches acting at a local university, and has a loving family. Then one phone call changes everything. She’s informed that her husband, Jeff, has died in a car crash while on a business trip in England. Nora flies to London to identify the body, which the police have listed as a “John Doe.” When she leaves the morgue, a man tries to steal her purse containing Jeff’s personal effects. Clearly, all is not as it seems.

At her hotel, Nora receives a cryptic message that leaves her with more questions than answers. She follows the message’s instructions to France, where a fatal encounter transforms her into a fugitive. Wanted for murder, on the run in a shadowy landscape of lies, secrets, and sudden violence, Mrs. “John Doe” must play the role of a lifetime to stay one step ahead of a ruthless enemy with deadly plans for her—and for the world.

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17 responses to “My TBR List: ~Let’s Vote! ~March

  1. Ah no cozies to vote for this month ;). I voted for Undercover Bride as it sounds like a weird and unique concept. And I like the hint of romance and mystery in the blurb.

    • Stormi

      Nah, I am using some of my HW challenge books though there was a couple cozies in that I decided to go with different type for now since I have been reading cozies nonstop…lol.

  2. Ani

    I want to vote for all of them! They all sound interesting and right up my alley as mysteries. But I’m going to vote for Undercover Bride because it sounds cute and fun. Gonna have to add these to my own TBR. Can’t wait to see which one wins.

  3. I started to go with Undercover Bride but when I read about Mrs. John Doe, that reminded of other books like that,that are so good so I voted for that one. Looks like I am in the minority 🙂

  4. Della Williamson

    It was a hard choice. they all look so good. But I preferred Mrs. John Doe and Broken Promise the most. So I flipped a nickel. They are all on my TBR Thanks for the heads up on these books

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