It’s a new year, and that means lots of new books! This first month of 2019 brings us three new releases from talented authors, all with different tones and styles, so there’s something for everyone, whether you enjoy eerie suspense, laugh-out-loud romance, or historical adventures. Click on a cover to read an excerpt from the first chapter of each.
Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano
Plot Summary: To escape an unwanted marriage, heiress Isadora Delafield flees New York. Disguising herself as a housekeeper, she finds a position at Glory Manor, the childhood home of self-made man Ian MacKenzie. Ian is unexpectedly charmed by Isadora and her unconventional ways, but when Isadora’s secret is revealed, will they still have a chance at happily-ever-after?
Under the Midnight Sun by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse
Plot Summary: Fleeing her past, naturalist Tayler Hale accepts a position at the popular Curry Hotel in Alaska. There she must work with Thomas Smith, who calls the hotel home. As Thomas struggles to get used to the idea of a female naturalist, unexpected guests and trouble arrive at the Curry. They’ll have to band together to face the danger that follows.
The Curse of Misty Wayfair by Jaime Jo Wright
Plot Summary: A century apart, two women seek their mothers in Pleasant Valley, Wisconsin. In 1908, Thea’s search leads her to an insane asylum with dark secrets. In modern-day Wisconsin, Heidi Lane answers the call of a mother battling dementia. Both confront the legendary curse of Misty Wayfair—and are entangled in a web of danger that entwines them across time.
What are your reading goals for 2019?