Summer Reads: Four Books to Stuff in Your Beach Bag

Summer Reads: Four Books to Stuff in Your Beach Bag

In this issue of “BookBites,” BookTrib.com showcases four books worthy of consideration for your summer reading list.

Monsterland by Michael Okon

With real werewolves, vampires and zombies as the main attractions, what could possibly go wrong at Monsterland, a new groundbreaking theme park? Only everything.

It’s being called the scariest place on Earth, where visitors can interact with the monsters of their dreams—meeting vampires in Vampire Village, being chased by werewolves on the River Run, and walking among the dead in Zombieville. High school mates Wyatt, Melvin and Howard land special passes to the park and find themselves dragged deep inside. The friends are expecting the experience of a lifetime. Safe to say, they get it. You can find “Monsterland” (WordFire Press) at https://amzn.to/2WdptLz.

A Palm Beach Wife by Susannah Marren

A compelling saga of love and ambition, secrets and lies, “A Palm Beach Wife” is an unforgettable white-hot novel about the dark side of the American Dream, set against the glamour and gossip of tony Palm Beach, Fla., society.

Faith Harrison is about to find out what it means to have—or lose—it all. Perfect husband. Peerless daughter. Stunning home. Faith walks the walk, wears the designer labels and keeps a desperate grip on everything she holds dear. But what will happen when everyone learns that Faith is not the woman, she says she is? “A Palm Beach Wife” (St. Martin’s Press) is at https://amzn.to/2Hzw8WU.

The Adjustments by Ann Lineberger

A sexy satire of affluent suburban life, “The Adjustments” delivers a devious mix of yoga, sexcapades, videotapes and McMansions, all set in a postcard-perfect Connecticut town. Attending yoga classes taught by the seductive and mysterious Yogi Jack is part of every elite woman’s routine, but inner peace is only part of the appeal. Most of the housewives of Fairfield County come for Jack and access to the divine wisdom promised during his private sessions. Drama, jealousy and intrigue emerge as readers delve into the town’s greedy underbelly, and when one dark secret finds the light of day, it will threaten to change everything. To purchase “The Adjustments” (Full Fathom Five), visit https://amzn.to/2YG28zw.

The Midnight Call by Jodé Millman

Who would ever suspect that their mentor, teacher and friend is a cold-blooded killer? Attorney Jessie Martin didn’t—at least, not until she answers the midnight call.

Late one August night, her mentor and popular high school teacher Terrence Butterfield calls, admits he’s killed someone and pleads for Jessie’s help. She rushes to his aid, unaware that she’s risking her love, career, life and that of her unborn child. Does Jessie’s presence at Terrence’s home implicate her in the gruesome murder of the teenage boy found in the basement? Why does Terrence betray Jessie? Follow Jessie’s quest to untangle the web of lies and uncover the shocking truth behind the homicide. You can get “The Midnight Call” (Immortal Works) at https://amzn.to/2w9cn3d. --NAPSI

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