Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday (146) Pasadena

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 10:28 PM with 7 comments
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating. Click the link to see the original post plus a whole slew of links to other blogs. After you read this one, of course.


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Pasadena

Author: Sherri L. Smith
Publisher: G.P. Putnam
Release Date: September 13, 2016

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Award-winning author Sherri L. Smith returns with a riveting, noir-style thriller, perfect for fans of E. Lockhart

Bad things happen everywhere. Even in the land of sun and roses.

When Jude's best friend is found dead in a swimming pool, her family calls it an accident. Her friends call it suicide. But Jude calls it what it is: murder. And someone has to pay.

Now everyone is a suspect--family and friends alike. And Jude is digging up the past like bones from a shallow grave. Anything to get closer to the truth. But that's the thing about secrets. Once they start turning up, nothing is sacred. And Jude's got a few skeletons of her own.

In a homage to the great noir stories of Los Angeles, award-winning author Sherri L. Smith's Pasadena is a tale of love, damage and salvation set against the backdrop of California's City of Roses.


Why I'm excited:
If you follow me at all, you know I love a good mystery. When you say the words: noir-style thriller, my ears perk up like a dog who just heard the word: walk. e. lockhart is one of my favorite authors, so a comparison to her will also peak my interest. So basically, what I'm saying, is that my interest is very much peaked. Gimme.

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7 comments:

  1. Great pick! I like the sound of this one too. I am always up for a good mystery and I like the setting of Pasadena as well.

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  2. Great choice and thanks for sharing it. Never heard of it before but will definitely be checking it out!

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  3. Oh, you had me at the setting...and the word "noir-style thriller," so now I want to know more! Enjoy! Here's mine: “FALLING”

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  4. I also really wan tot read this one! Great pick

    my WoW

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  5. That does sound really good. I love when a book captures your complete attention and doesn't let go. Thanks for sharing!

    My WoW

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  6. I saw this on someone's Instagram today, and thought it sounds cool. I hope you'll enjoy your pick today, Natalie.

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  7. havent heard of this one yet, but sounds promising! happy reading

    i'm also your new bloglovin follower!
    check out my WoW

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Hello, there! Thanks for taking the time to comment. I read each and every one and will do my best to respond--usually on your blog instead of on mine. I will, however, always answer direct questions. Due to serious time restraints, this blog is now an award free zone, but I appreciate the thought!