1. “The Cuckoo’s Calling” – Robert Galbraith
Things are not going well for private investigator Cormoran Strike when John Bristow comes to him for help. His sister the supermodel Lula Landry died a few months earlier. The police have ruled it a suicide but he refuses to believe that. While investigating her murder Strike gets a first eye glimpse into the world of modeling and rock star boyfriends. Robert Galbraith is J.K. Rowling’s pseudonym and this is her first crime novel.
2. “Mistress” – James Patterson and David Ellis
Benjamin Casper isn’t like other people because his mind is constantly on the move. Diana Hotchkiss is a beautiful woman who he knows he can never have and the object of his affection. One day she is found dead outside her apartment after falling from a sixth-story apartment and he is determined to find out what happened to her.
3. “Rose Harbor in Bloom” – Debbie Macomber
This is the second book in the Inn at Rose Harbor series about Jo Marie and her bed and breakfast in Cedar Cove. It is the place where each guest finds a second chance and every room comes with a new view.
4. “Inferno” – Dan Brown
Symbologist Robert Langdon wakes up in a Florence hospital with amnesia and must solve a series of codes that revolve around Dante’s Inferno. These codes were created by a scientist who believes he is doing the right thing as he pulls Langdon into the world of art history, literature and secret passages.
5. “And the Mountains Echoed” – Khaled Hosseini
From the bestselling author of “The Kite Runner” comes a multigenerational family saga centered on a family in Afghanistan. It explores family members’ personal choices and how they deal with each other.