Mickey is a patrol cop in a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis. Her usual run-ins consist of drug dealers and sex workers. Also on the streets she patrols is her younger sister, Kacey, whose addiction to drugs tore the sisters apart years ago. They no longer speak but keep tabs on each other as their paths repeatedly cross.
Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group met virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, May 20. There were 10 titles recommended by readers. Visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.
The Better Liar by Tanen Jones
Emira Tucker is 25 and juggling two jobs as she struggles to pay rent, keep her healthcare, and figure out what she wants to do with her life. Alix Chamberlain is a wealthy white blogger and minor social media celebrity who battles doubts and insecurities, all while on the surface maintaining a facade that she has everything she ever wanted.
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, May 18. There were 10 titles recommended by readers. Visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Set in the 1970s in Odessa, Texas, a small town on the cusp of the next big oil boom, Valentine explores the lingering effects of a brutal crime perpetrated against a young girl.
On a day too much like all the other days, Margery Benson snapped when a cartoon depicting her as a frumpy matron hit too close to home. Unable to get any support from her fellow teachers, she quit and stormed out, taking the PE teacher’s boots on the way.
Ten years ago, Maya Seale found herself in the middle of the controversial trial of Bobby Nock, an African American high school teacher accused of killing one of his students, fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver, heiress to a billion-dollar real estate fortune. Maya believed he was innocent and, one by one, persuades the rest of the jurors to return the verdict of not guilty, a decision that will change all their lives forever.
Alexis, an ER doctor, is on a vacation trip with her cycling enthusiast boyfriend Austin in Vietnam. While she lounges beside the pool, he sets off on an extended solo ride, presumably to pay homage to his uncle, killed in the Vietnam War, and his father, who was seriously wounded during the conflict. Hours pass, and Alexis has had no word from Austin although she has texted him several times.