Croixwords: The Last Devil to Die, I Will Find You, Palazzo, Slammed

"Slammed" by Colleen Hoover is one of the highlight's of this week's Croixwords. (Facebook)

The Last Devil to Die
By Richard Osman; published by Pamela Dorman Books; 368 pages

The Thursday Murder Club is back and are solving the murder of one of their own. A friend of Elizabeth’s husband, an antiques dealer named Kuldesh Sharma, has been killed under mysterious circumstances involving a missing shipment of heroin, fraudsters and dangerous packages. At every turn, the club is losing allies, but they’re determined to solve the case and find the culprit.

I Will Find You
By Harlan Coben; published by Grand Central Publishing; 336 pages

After the tragic death of his three-year-old son, Matthew, David Burroughs is wracked with guilt and absolutely devastated. Five years later, he is wrongly accused and convicted of the crime, too distraught to push back against the mounting evidence of his misdeed. When his ex-wife’s sister visits him in prison years later with a photograph of a boy who looks suspiciously like Matthew, David gains the will to push back and find his son.

By Danielle Steel; published by Delacorte Press; 256 pages

Cosima Saverio is spending her life putting her needs to the side: she inherited the family business at twenty-three after the death of her parents and was whisked away to Venice to look after a historic palazzo and her younger siblings, Luca and Allegra. Everything changes when she meets Olivier Bayard. While looking for a leather supplier, he invited Cosima to his workshop only for them to find something more. Cosima’s luck can’t last much longer, and her resilience is put to the test when Luca’s gambling problem follows him home to the palazzo.

By Colleen Hoover; published by Atria Books; 352 pages

Following the death of her father, Layken’s mother moves the family from Texas to Michigan. As the family grieves, Layken is becoming the reliable one, providing stability to her mother and brother while losing herself. A spark of hope appears in Will, their neighbor, and Layken finds herself falling fast. Not long after their heartstopping first date at a poetry slam, they’re both shocked to meet each other at Layken’s high school where she is a student and Will is the poetry teacher.

All of these titles, and more, are available at St. Croix Public Library.

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