New Adult Fiction: Wednesday, April 13

The Macedon Public Library is fully open for in-person visits. Computers are available and the Discovery Room is also open. Masks are strongly encouraged for all patrons, even if you have been vaccinated. We will continue to offer “Grab and Go” services for those who prefer to place their books on hold online and then pick them up in the cabinet outside the library.

Here are a few of the new books that have come in to the library recently. We invite you to check them out!

A Sunlit Weapon

October 1942. Jo Hardy, a 22-year-old ferry pilot, is delivering a Supermarine Spitfire to Biggin Hill Aerodrome, when she realizes someone is shooting at her aircraft from the ground. Returning to the location on foot, she finds an American serviceman in a barn, bound and gagged. Tragedy strikes two days later, when another ferry pilot crashes in the same area where Jo’s plane was attacked. Jo seeks the help of psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs.  Meanwhile, Maisie’s husband is in the thick of ensuring security is tight for the first lady of the United States during her visit to the Britain. Mrs. Roosevelt is clearly in danger, and there may well be a direct connection to the death of the woman ferry pilot and the recent activities of two American servicemen.

A Relative Murder

Bestselling novelist Sara Medlar is skilled at sharing stories about other people, but she hoped the truth about her own family would never surface. So when her niece Kate stumbles upon a dead body while visiting a friend, the Medlar Three are back in the sleuthing game. Kate also has a charming new real estate client with a mysterious past. It doesn’t take long to discover that the murder and the new man in town are somehow related — the question is how. When the stranger’s true identity is revealed, Sara realizes her carefully crafted story is about to unravel, but she desperately hopes that love and honesty will win out over years of lies and deceit. And besides, family is family — even if you sometimes want to kill them.

Her Last Affair

Skyla lives alone in the shadow of the defunct drive-in movie theater that she and her husband ran for nearly fifty years. Ever since Hollis’s death in a freak accident the year before, Skyla spends her nights ruminating about the regrets and deceptions in her long marriage. That is, until she rents a cottage on the property to a charming British man, Teddy Cornwell…. A thousand miles away, Linelle is about to turn fifty. Bored by her spouse and fired from her job when a questionable photo from her youth surfaces on social media, her only source of joy is an online affair with her very first love, a man she’s not seen in nearly thirty years, Teddy Cornwell…

 

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