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June 2017 Indie Next List #1 Great Read


On the cover of this month's Indie Next list is
MAGPIE MURDERS: A Novel, by Anthony Horowitz


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“Who better than the talented Anthony Horowitz to create this marvelous mystery within a mystery. Yes, we’re treated to two mysteries for the price of one: One set in a peaceful village in England during the 1950s with the one and only Detective Atticus Pund taking the case, and the other set in contemporary times with a book editor who becomes an amateur sleuth. Horowitz pays tribute to the golden age of British crime with references to mysteries created by the likes of Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie. How many hidden gems can you come up with? A perfect book to read in a cushy chair with a cup of tea (hot or iced).”

Ken Favell, Books & Company, Oconomowoc, WI


Indie Next authors talk about their books...


Finn Murphy discusses his upcoming debut, LONG HAUL: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road, about which Jamie Thomas (Women & Children First in Chicago, IL) says: "Lilian Girvan is a young widow going through the motions: mother of two, newly unemployed, and navigating life’s daily aggravations. When she grudgingly signs up for a weekly gardening class, she’s surprised to find support, wisdom, and the possibility of a new relationship. Lilian is a funny, sassy everywoman who will make you laugh out loud, cry a little, and cheer as she takes tentative steps toward her own small beginnings of happiness. Abbi Waxman’s debut novel will be enjoyed by fans of The School of Essential Ingredients and anyone who believes that happiness can be a choice regardless of what life brings.”


Indie Next around the web. . .

NPR
"I was a fan of Single, Carefree, Mellow so it was a treat to read Katherine Heiny’s latest release. Standard Deviation wryly delves into the complications and contradictions inherent in good, long-term love and parenting a slightly more challenging child. This is a laugh-out-loud, funny read with brains and heart, and a gentler world to spend time in for anyone who just needs a break."


Sarah Bumstead, Vroman's Bookstore, Pasadena, CA


Author Interview: 'Standard Deviation' Is A Story Of Marriage And Origami



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