New Releases for March

Time for another post with some new releases. These books are hitting the bookstores this month and thanks to Netgalley and the publishers, I have review copies to tell you about.

Fractured Soul by Akira Mizubayashi, translated by Alison Anderson. Tokyo, 1938. An amateur quartet, led by the compassionate Yu, gathers to practice. Suddenly, their rehearsal is brutally interrupted by military police. The plot then moves to 2003 in Paris where it will be time to heal all wounds and reconcile with the past. On sale 3/14/2023.

A Likely Story by Leigh McMullen Abramson. Growing up in the nineties in New York City as the only child of famous parents was both a blessing and a curse for Isabelle Manning. As she’s facing her thirty-fifth birthday alone and on the verge of a breakdown, her anxiety only skyrockets when she uncovers some shocking truths about her parents. On sale 3/14/2023.

Piñata by Leopoldo Gout. Carmen Sanchez is back in Mexico, supervising the renovation of an ancient abbey. Her daughters join her in what Carmen hopes is a chance for them to connect with their roots. Then, an accident at the worksite unearths a stash of rare, centuries-old artifacts. The disaster costs Carmen her job but something malevolent and unexplainable follows them home. On sale 3/14/2023.

Beyond That, the Sea by Laura Spence-Ash. As German bombs fall over London in 1940, working-class parents Millie and Reginald Thompson make an impossible choice: they decide to send their eleven-year-old daughter, Beatrix, to America. There, she’ll live with another family for the duration of the war, where they hope she’ll stay safe. Years pass and now Beatrix is called back to England. On sale 3/21/2023.

The New One by Evie Green. For Tamsyn and Ed, life is tough. After a tragic accident leaves Scarlett comatose and with little chance of recovery, Tamsyn and Ed are out of options until a lifeline emerges in the form of an unusual medical trial. In exchange for the very best treatment for Scarlett, a fully furnished apartment, and a limitless spending account, the family must agree to move to Switzerland and welcome an artificial copy of their daughter into their home. On sale 3/28/2023.

Intrigue in Istanbul by Erica Ruth Neubauer. Istanbul, 1926: After her historian father makes a clandestine journey abroad, Jane and the dapper Mr. Redvers trace his footsteps while signs of danger loom back home in the United States. This is the fourth in the Jane Wunderly series. On sale 3/28/2023.

So I’ve got thrillers, horror, and literary fiction. I think it’ll be hard to decide which to read. Have you heard of these and which one would you pick?

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