Mailbox Monday – Nov. 29

Mailbox Monday is the brainchild of Marcia at The Printed Page and is now on a blog tour.  Click here to see the tour schedule!

This month’s host is Knitting and Sundries.   Visit every week this month to see links to the latest and greatest books arriving in mailboxes!  Be aware, though, visiting can lead to book envy and toppling TBR piles!
December’s host will be Lady Q at Let Them Read Books!  So be certain to stop by her blog and show her some love!

I bought Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel by Tom Franklin

I bought Once and Always by Judith McNaught

Simply Irresistible by Jill Shalvis

Giveaway win from Libby at Libby’s Library

38 thoughts on “Mailbox Monday – Nov. 29

  1. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter sounds good! Haven’t read Judith McNaught books in ages but loved them when I was younger. Maybe I should try this one.


    • This will be the first book by McNaught that I read. It was highly recommended by another blogger so I thought I’d give it a try. Goodreads says it was originally published in 1987.


  2. I’ve heard good things about Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter. I look forward to your thoughts on it. I’ve heard of McNaught although I’ve never read anything by her. Hope you like it.


  3. McNaught! I loved this one too! Have you read Whitney my Love????? That is the one historical romance that I’ve read perhaps a hundred times, if not more… I have every one of her books and still reread them when I get a chance.

    Ahhhhhh I can’t wait to hear what you think 🙂


    • PK, great rec of Whitney My Love – adding it to my “look for” list. Really? 100 times?? That has to be good! Actually, that’s kind of like the rec I received for Once and Always 🙂


  4. Mary, I used to read Judith Mcnaught years ago after a patient of mine highly recommended them. I enjoyed them, McNaught is a great writer.


  5. I’ve got Crooked Letter on the shelf so I hope to get to it this month. I hope you enjoy the McNaught book! Have a great week, Mary and happy reading.


  6. I really want to read Crooked Letter – hope you enjoy it! The cover of Once and Always is gorgeous! Thanks for visiting my Mailbox! Happy reading!


  7. I received for review Season of Seduction by Jennifer Haymore from The Book Tree.

    Although the widowed Lady Rebecca has sworn off marriage, men are another matter. London’s cold winter nights have her dreaming of warmer pursuits-like finding a lover to satisfy her hungry heart. Someone handsome, discreet, and most importantly as uninterested in marriage as she is. Someone like Jack Fulton.

    A known adventurer and playboy, Jack seems like the perfect choice. There’s just one problem: Jack isn’t interested in an affair. He needs the beautiful, mysterious Lady Rebecca to be his wife. And he doesn’t have much time to persuade her. A secret from Jack’s past is about to surface, and by Christmas Day he’ll be either married to Rebecca or dead.


    I received for review A Very Simple Crime by Grant Jerkins from Berkley Trade.

    A twisting debut novel of murder and dark family secrets from a riveting new voice in crime fiction.

    A murdered woman. A grieving husband. And their son-a mentally handicapped adult with a history of violent outbursts. A very simple case. Or is it?

    Leo Hewitt, an Assistant DA once blamed for setting free a notorious child-killer, is eager to redeem himself with this intimate and grisly crime. As he digs below the surface he discovers more than he ever anticipated-including an emotionally disturbed wife, a husband who’d do anything to escape his disastrous marriage, and an accused young man with no apparent means of defense. But with each shocking new revelation, Leo is only led deeper and deeper into the darkness-an inescapable trap of blood bonds and twisted family secrets.


    • Hey, Sheila! There seem to be several comments from people who want to read Crooked Letter. Sounds like a good candidate for Word Shakers!!


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