Leah Remini's memoir is an absorbing account of her journey as a Hollywood star and as member of the Scientology religion. The book made it to the top of the New York Times Best Seller's list despite being hounded by contentious issues before publication.
Hope Foster's motto is to let fate lead you - which it did in her case right to the quiet town of Danger Cove. But when the owner of the Smugglers' Tavern, where Hope tends bar, is murdered, suddenly fate puts Hope squarely in the role of "prime suspect" in her employer's murder. Not only is she the last one to see him alive, but a new will also reveals that her employer left his whole estate to Hope instead of his ungrateful daughter Elise and nephew Carter.
"A great cozy mystery"
After an interview about Brene Brown's two previous books, a reporter told her he thought he might start working on his own problems about being exposed, genuine, and open with other people. He thought it would take a long time and be hard to do and asked what would make it worth the effort. She told him that exposing yourself, being willing to let people see the real you with no idea what will happen, is the only way that leads to more happiness, love, and acceptance.
When we are lost in the storms of grief, only God can pierce the darkness. How can a broken, bewildered woman who lost her sister, a brilliant PhD nurse, to suicide, her youngest son to respiratory distress caused by an accidental drug-alcohol interaction, on the night of her brother-in-law's memorial service, her sister-in-law to cancer, four years to the day after her son's death, want to get out of bed and live - out loud and in color? Simple. God revealed Himself to her and breathed life back into every nook and cranny of her very being.
When the circus comes to the little town of Sleepy Cove, excitement is in the air, but Emily's nose for news smells something strange. When a young boy disappears, Emily and her sleuthing partner, Jenna, decide that they will have to take the investigation into their own hands. The long and tragic history of the circus is frightening enough, but with the past coming back to haunt the present? Can Emily solve the case and protect the town? Or will she be the next victim of the Shadow Circus?