5 INCREDIBLE Books You Need to Read Coming Soon



Please Join Us by Catherine McKenzie needs a place on your summer list! This suspenseful story is about Nicole, a woman whose life is not going according to plan. She’s unhappy and needs a change so when she receives an invite to a networking group, she accepts. She needs help and they are offering it to her, why not?

Little does she know that belonging to this group comes with a steep price to pay.

At thirty-nine, Nicole Mueller’s life is on the rocks. Her once brilliant law career is falling apart. She and her husband, Dan, are soon to be forced out of the apartment they love. After a warning from her firm’s senior partners, she receives an invitation from an exclusive women’s networking group, Panthera Leo. Membership is anonymous, but every member is a successful professional. It sounds like the perfect solution to help Nicole revive her career. So, despite Dan’s concerns that the group might be a cult, Nicole signs up for their retreat in Colorado.

Once there, she meets the other women who will make up her Pride. A CEO, an actress, a finance whiz, a congresswoman: Nicole can’t believe her luck. The founders of Panthera Leo are equally as impressive. They explain the group’s core philosophy: they’re a girl’s club in a boy’s club world.

Nicole is all in. And when she gets home, she soon sees dividends. Her new network quickly provides her with clients that help her relaunch her career, and a great new apartment too. The favors she has to provide in return seem benign. But then she’s called to the congresswoman’s apartment late at night where she’s pressed into helping her cover up a crime. And suddenly, Dan’s concerns that something more sinister is at play seem all too relevant. Can Nicole extricate herself from the group before it’s too late? Or will joining Panthera Leo be the biggest mistake of her life?

I love books like this one! I’ve been reading this author’s books for many years and I think this might be my favorite.

Don’t miss it, coming out on August 23.




Joy Fielding is an author who has been writing for decades! I remember before having kids, I used to always look for her novels in the library! The Housekeeper was just as good as I had hoped it would be. It’s a suspenseful story about someone quite sinister…and I loved it. I was eagerly reading so I could get to the end and see how everything would conclude.

Jodi Bishop knows success. She’s the breadwinner, a top-notch real estate agent. Her husband, Harrison . . . not so much. Once, he had big dreams. But now, he’s a middling writer who resents his wife’s success.

Jodi’s father, Vic, now in his late seventies and retired, is a very controlling man. His wife, Audrey, was herself no shrinking violet. But things changed when Audrey developed Parkinson’s ten years ago and Vic retired to devote himself to her care. But while still reasonably spry and rakishly handsome, Vic is worn down by his wife’s deteriorating condition.

Exhausted from trying to balance her career, her family, and her parents’ needs, Jodi starts interviewing housekeepers to help care for Audrey and Vic. She settles on Elyse Woodley, an energetic and attractive widow in her early sixties, who seems perfect for the job. While Vic is initially resistant, he soon warms to Elyse’s sunny personality and engaging ways.

And Jodi is pleased to have an ally, someone she can talk to and occasionally even confide in. Until . . .

She shuts Jodi out. And Audrey’s condition worsens—rapidly. Who is this woman suddenly wearing her mother’s jewelry? What is she after? And how far will she go to get it?

This was a really good book and if you love suspense, you’ll want to read it! This comes out on August 16.



Ellen Marie Wiseman is such a great writer. Every book she has written is detailed and compelling! When I saw this new novel, I knew I was going to love it and I did!

The author’s books dip into history and teach us about different times and places.  With this new novel, I wanted to learn more after reading about Willowbrook, I didn’t even know this place existed! I searched for more information and details and wow!  After you read this novel, I encourage you to read more about it. It really was a hospital of horrors!


Sage Winters always knew her sister was a little different even though they were identical twins. They loved the same things and shared a deep understanding, but Rosemary—awake to every emotion, easily moved to joy or tears—seemed to need more protection from the world.   Six years after Rosemary’s death from pneumonia, Sage, now sixteen, still misses her deeply. Their mother perished in a car crash, and Sage’s stepfather, Alan, resents being burdened by a responsibility he never wanted. Yet despite living as near strangers in their Staten Island apartment, Sage is stunned to discover that Alan has kept a shocking secret: Rosemary didn’t die. She was committed to Willowbrook State School and has lingered there until just a few days ago, when she went missing.

Sage knows little about Willowbrook. It’s always been a place shrouded by rumor and mystery. A place local parents threaten to send misbehaving kids. With no idea what to expect, Sage secretly sets out for Willowbrook, determined to find Rosemary. What she learns, once she steps through its doors and is mistakenly believed to be her sister, will change her life in ways she never could have imagined . . .

You can read all of Ellen’s books before this one comes out in August!



Another winning book that I could not put down! Catherine Steadman’s novel, The Family Game was an intense read and I loved every second of it. Imagine you are marrying into a super-wealthy family and they play games that border on sadistic.  For Harriet, she feels like she doesn’t have a choice, she must participate in these weird family games or else they won’t like her and she won’t be accepted into the family.

She would do anything for her fiancee, Edward. So Harriet agrees to a strange game, but this is a game of dark and sinister proportions. I’m not going to lie, I would have run far away from that family after the first game that involved a terrifying thing called Krampus.

Harriet Reed, a novelist on the brink of literary stardom, is newly engaged to Edward Holbeck, the heir to an extremely powerful family. And even though he’s long tried to severed ties with them, news of their marital bliss has the Holbecks inching back into their lives.

As Harriet is drawn into their lavish world, they seem perfectly welcoming. And when Edward’s father hands Harriet a tape of a book he’s been working on, she is desperate to listen.

But as she presses play, it’s clear that this isn’t just a novel. It’s a confession.

A confession to a grisly crime. A murder. And suddenly, the game is in motion.

Feeling isolated and confused, Harriet must work out if this is part of a plan to test her loyalty. Or something far darker. What is it that he sees in her? Why give her the power to destroy everything?
This might be a game to the Holbeck family—but losing games can still be deadly.

The Family Game was written well with a tight plot and elements of suspense from start to finish. The thrills are right up there with Catherine’s first book, Something In The Water, which I thoroughly enjoyed.

Out in November. There is a Goodreads giveaway happening right now for this book!



If you see a book by Sandie Jones, you know it’s going to be a good one.  Her latest is called The Blame Game. I liked the plot- a psychologist who feels compelled to go above and beyond to help her client, but what if she takes it too far? There are twists and surprises all the way through the book!


Games can be dangerous. But blame can be deadly.

As a psychologist specializing in domestic abuse, Naomi has found it hard to avoid becoming overly invested in her clients’ lives. But after helping Jacob make the decision to leave his wife, Naomi worries that she’s taken things too far. Then Jacob goes missing, and her files on him vanish. . . .

But as the police start asking questions about Jacob, Naomi’s own dark past emerges. And as the truth comes to light, it seems that it’s not just her clients who are in danger.

This was a pretty quick read and if you like fast-moving suspense, you will want to get this when it’s out on August 16