It’s hard staying indoors with the summer heat and sunshine. Fans of the Indiana Jones series may like The Survivor, where two women uncover a piece of history that’ll forever change the world. In Circle of Death, an unlikely team may be humanity’s only hope against a great evil, which is great for fans of superhero movies. Skip the movie theaters and take one of these books with you on your next outdoor adventure.
From the best-selling author of The Party, comes one of the most highly anticipated books this summer. When Lee Gulliver’s restaurant fails, she finds herself deep in debt and with only her car and clothes. One day while parked at the beach, she sees a sobbing woman who tries to drown herself. When Lee brings her back to the surface, the woman—Hazel—is furious. Hazel is trapped in a toxic abusive marriage and this was her one chance of escape. Now, Hazel is forced to return to her gilded cage. Unexpectedly, Lee sees Hazel again and they strike an unlikely friendship. When Hazel asks Lee to help her disappear, Lee soon learns that nothing is as it seems and Hazel isn’t who Lee thought she was.
Luke Daniels’ old friend Jillian Stein is in trouble and needs his help. Luke races to Belgium and quickly finds out that a shadow team of highly trained operatives are on the hunt. He’s finds himself involved in a war between two sides—one trying to find the truth and the other trying to escape the past. Thomas Rowland is at the center of a terrible reality surrounding the assassination of President John Kennedy, and he’ll do anything to keep the world from learning what actually happened, even if it means killing Luke, Jillian, and anyone else who might be a threat. Now, in a race from Belgium to Wyoming, Luke is confronted with shocking truths that rewrite not only history but change his own life.
When archeologist Riley Smith successfully evades treasure hunters in Southeast Asia, she finds a perfectly preserved body of a female warrior. This find is enough to convince Eve Duncan, a forensic sculptor, to help Riley unlock the mystery hidden on a remote island. These two women not only will need to work together to find answers about this extraordinary past life, but they’ll need to do all they can to escape the island and survive long enough to share the truth with the rest of the world.
This can’t-miss psychological suspense brings together two women in a dynamic game of cat and mouse. Former detective and single mother, Mickey Gibson, juggles a hectic life trying to balance taking care of her kids while working for ProEye, a company that hunts down wealthy tax and credit cheats. She suddenly gets a call from a colleague, Arlene Robinson, who requests for her to go take inventory of a vacant home of an arms dealer who cheated ProEye’s clients and fled. But when she arrives, she discovers a dead body and nothing is as it seems. Gibson becomes the prime suspect of a murder investigation and now she needs to prove her innocence.
Lamont Cranston, or Shadow to a select few, defeated Shiwan Khan and ended Shiwan’s reign of terror in New York over a year ago. The city is starting to rejuvenate, but an evil that’s brewing threatens the entire world. Now, Lamont trots around the globe to assemble a team with exceptional talents. With their combined powers, they’ll attempt to foil an enemy with a fierce determination beyond anyone’s deepest fears.
Emily Hoang is a writer and editor, who is obsessed with haunted houses, ghosts, and dreams. More info can be found on her website.