These seasonally-worded titles represent a variety of nonfiction and fiction genres, all excellent choices to enjoy on a crisp autumn day. Find books and more at the Lititz Public Library.
Turkey Trot Murder by Leslie Meier (fiction)
A part-time reporter finds the troubled daughter of a wealthy investor dead and frozen in a pond.
Fall from Grace by Danielle Steel (fiction)
After her husband dies suddenly in an accident, a woman’s perfect life vanishes when she discovers he failed to include her in his will.
Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse by Andrea Di Robilant (nonfiction)
In 1948, Hemingway and his fourth wife traveled to Venice where, just shy of his fiftieth birthday, he met and fell in love with a striking Venetian girl just out of finishing school.
Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever by Kevin Cook (nonfiction)
The outcome of the 1947 World Series between the New York Yankees and underdog Brooklyn Dodgers hinged on six players plucked from obscurity.
A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison (fiction)
A disgraced former journalist receives confidential information from a whistleblower about a deadly sweatshop fire in Bangladesh, details that threaten one of America’s largest retailers.
Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL by Jeff Pearlman (nonfiction)
Spanning three seasons, from 1983 to 1985, and featuring as many as eighteen teams, the United States Football League was the last to challenge the NFL.
In Her Bones by Kate Moretti (fiction)
Fifteen years after her mother was arrested for the brutal murder of six women, her thirty-year-old daughter, a recovering alcoholic just trying to survive, develops an unhealthy obsession with the families of the victims and becomes the prime suspect when a man is found murdered.
Blood Orange by Susan Wittig Albert (fiction)
When her friend is forced off the road and critically injured, a shop owner is determined to find out who wanted the woman out of the picture.
Haunted by James Patterson (fiction)
While visiting Maine for a much-needed vacation, a New York police detective is asked to help the local cops with a grisly crime scene buried deep in the woods.
The Homecoming by Rosie Howard (fiction)
After fleeing the scene of a traumatic incident that continues to haunt her dreams, a woman returns to her hometown to run her godfather’s pub.
Dark Side of the Moon by Alan Jacobson (fiction)
A NASA contractor leaks the existence of dangerous rocks from the 1972 Apollo 17 mission to conspiring foreign powers, putting in their hands the most powerful weapon of mass destruction yet created.
The Gray Ghost by Clive Cussler (fiction)
More than a century after his grandfather was blamed for the theft of a Rolls-Royce prototype, the car and the rare object hidden inside vanish again, prompting the grandson to find out what really happened.
The King’s Witch by Tracy Borman (fiction)
In 1603, a woman who helps to nurse the dying Queen Elizabeth of England knows Puritan successor King James of Scotland considers many old customs witchcraft and will not be as tolerant of her skills using flowers and herbs for healing.
Bonfire by Krysten Ritter (fiction)
A Chicago environmental lawyer returns to her small Indiana hometown tasked with investigating the area’s most high-profile business, uncovering a connection to a scandal from more than a decade ago.
A Haven on Orchard Lane by Lawana Blackwell (fiction)
A teacher comes to the rescue of her estranged mother, moving to a quiet English coastal village where they discover reconciliation is best accomplished when they focus less on themselves and more on the needs of others.
A Late Frost by Sheila Connolly (fiction)
When a new resident falls ill and dies after a quiet town’s winter celebration, it becomes clear there’s a sinister reason for the old woman’s sudden demise.
October 5, 2018