Coble’s second Hope Beach book returns to the stunningly described Outer Banks locale. The suspenseful mystery, coupled with developing romance, creates a lively, page-turning novel.
Amy Lange returns to Rosemary Cottage to mourn her brother Ben’s death. There are some questions as to whether his death was accidental or murder, and Amy wants to find out. Curtis Ireland’s sister Gina was also killed, and he is raising Gina’s daughter. Curtis has some secrets that he hopes Amy won’t discover, yet he feels drawn to this amazing woman. (THOMAS NELSON, Jul., 336 pp., $15.99)