Books Releasing Week of July 4th


This week’s releases are all about deception, secret keeping, and suspense.

Loosely based on a true WWII story, Paul Malmont’s The Astounding, the Amazing, and the Unknown tells the story of a group of science fiction writers who are asked by the government to turn science fiction into weapons to be used against the Nazis.  But when a Nazi spy washes up on the Long Island beach, the group begins to suspect that the enemy is one step ahead of them.  Malmont cleverly mix fact with fiction in this fast-paced, science fiction thriller. Publishers Weekly describes Malmont as embracing “the fact-fiction synthesis employed by the writers he brings to life…fans of the original pulps will surely enjoy the ride.”

Paul Malmont is the author of bestselling novel The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril. When not writing books, Malmont works in the advertising industry. The Astounding, the Amazing, and the Unknown will be released on July 5 from Simon & Schuster.

Written by a team of 26 New York Times bestselling mystery authors, No Rest for the Dead is serial novel about the murder of art museum curator, Christopher Thomas.  When his body is found inside a Berlin museum, his wife is convicted of the crime.  Ten years later, however, Jon Nunn isn’t so sure Mrs. Thomas was the murderer.  No Rest for the Dead will be released July 5 from Simon & Schuster.

The ninth book in the Pretty Little Liars Young Adult Series by Sara Shepard, Twisted picks up a year after the disappearance of Alison DiLaurentis.  By now, the lives of all the girls are near the breaking point and their secret of what happened last spring break at Jamaica won’t stay secret forever. Twisted will be released July 5 from HarperCollins.

Overbite by is the sequel to New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot’s Insatiable. In Overbite, soap opera writer Meena Harper teams up with a secret branch of the Vatican to hunt down demons in New York’s Lower Manhattan.  Lovers of Twilight will enjoy Overbite as a unique, fast-paced, vampire thriller.  Overbite will be released on July 5 from William Morrow.