As promised, here are some more titles that Reference Librarian Cathy R. recommends putting on your list of books to read this summer. Look for a final installment next week. In the meantime, feel free to share your thoughts on these, or any other reads that you would recommend.
Working as a lady’s companion, the heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Her future looks bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Max de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. She accepts, but whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to the ominous and brooding Manderley, the new Mrs. de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers. Rebecca is the haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity. (From www.goodreads.com)
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Continue reading