Must-Read Literary Fiction Books | April 2020

23 Apr 2020

Must-Read Literary Fiction Books | April 2020

Have you been searching for your next favorite literary fiction novel? Don’t miss our list of must-read literary fiction books from bestselling authors L. Paul Dorsey, Kasie Whitener, Sherilyn Decter, Sheena Howard, Sue Monk Kidd, and Paulette Jiles. Enjoy your new books!

Forbidden Inheritance

by L. Paul Dorsey

After he witnesses a tragedy that evokes childhood nightmares, Larry Cooper begins to question his heritage. Maybe he is not who he thinks he is? All families have scars and some are less visible than others… Larry’s father has been haunted by an unspoken past. As his health begins to deteriorate, his mother’s only instinct is to protect her husband and their family’s reputation. What she knows would devastate the people she loves.

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After December

by Kasie Whitener

Tony killed himself on Monday night. Three thousand miles away. Brian Listo is going home to Virginia. He has returned to eat crow and beg for forgiveness. He wants to explain himself to anyone who will listen. Except for the one person who can no longer hear him. Tony used to always cover for Brian. He would make his most heinous sins seem like minor infractions. But without Tony’s defense, he must learn to apologize.

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Gathering Storm

by Sherilyn Decter

The first book in The Rum Runner’s Chronicles by bestselling author Sherilyn Decter… Florida Coast, 1932. Edith Duffy might be grieving her gangster husband’s death, but she is no damsel in distress. After leaving the bootlegging world of Philadelphia, she settles in a small town outside Miami. When she launches a run-running operation for a speakeasy, indignant locals try to destroy her.

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Nina’s Whisper

by Sheena Howard

“This book promises to haunt, anger, console, and ultimately inspire anyone who opens it.” -Marc Lamont Hill… Nina Chandler knows there is no such thing as perfect love. Even so, love is the one thing that is missing from her almost perfect life. She has worked hard to turn her dreams into reality, but with her twenties almost over, it feels like she slept through the party and woke up to find everyone gone.

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The Book of Longings

by Sue Monk Kidd

The new novel from the bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings… Ana was raised in a wealthy family with ties to the ruler of Galilee. She is rebellious and ambitious, with a brilliant mind and daring spirit. Ana is expected to marry an older widower, a prospect that horrifies her. Everything changes when she has an encounter with eighteen-year-old Jesus.

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Simon the Fiddler

by Paulette Jiles

The new release from the New York Times Bestselling Author of News of the World and Enemy Women… The long and bitter War between the States is winding down. Until now, Simon Boudin has evaded military duties thanks to his slight stature, youthful appearance, and talent for bending the truth. But after a barroom brawl, he finds himself conscripted into the Confederate Army.

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