SOMEONE TO LOVE
New York Times mainstay Deveraux returns with an atmospheric tale of love, loss and redemption. Secrets abound in this quaint countryside, and Deveraux expertly builds on the mystery elements with a touch of the supernatural. This is vintage Deveraux and packs plenty of emotional punch.
Jace suspects that neither Stacy nor Ann committed suicide but that they were murdered. He finds an unlikely ally in his quest in the form of burnt-out journalist Nightingale Smythe, who has her own tragic past to overcome. Can the ghost of Ann help solve this mystery and prevent further bloodshed? (ATRIA, Jul., 352 pp., $25.95)