My tbr is getting out of control. It is time take action and remind myself of all those goodies on my shelf. To get motivated I started a meme, TBR Thursday. Each week, I will highlight one book that I physically own, be it arc, bought, paperback or ebook and is on my tbr. It could have been there for months or just acquired it yesterday, but the point is to spotlight novels that scream “read me”.
On my tbr this weekGhost Image (Sophie Medina, #2) by Ellen Crosby
Published by Scribner on April 21st 2015
From the author of Multiple Exposure, an "assured tale of love, loss, and secret agendas" (Publishers Weekly), comes the second novel in the thrilling Sophie Medina series, following a photojournalist as she races to find an international treasure before a murderer finds her.
When international photojournalist Sophie Medina finds Brother Kevin Boyle, a Franciscan friar and controversial environmentalist, dead in the magnificent gardens of a Washington, DC monastery, she is sure her friend was murdered. Shortly before he died, Kevin told Sophie he was being stalked, possibly because he uncovered a botanic discovery potentially worth millions of dollars. Left with few clues to his secret, Sophie is determined to figure out who killed Kevin.
Beginning with a key that leads to a priceless original seventeenth-century encyclopedia of plants, Sophie leaps into an international treasure hunt following a trail that begins in the US Capitol and eventually leads to London and the English countryside. Before long Sophie suspects Kevin's murderer may have been someone who knew him well. With time running out and a suspect list that includes the world's leading botanical experts and political royalty from both sides of the Atlantic, can Sophie solve the two-hundred-year-old mystery before Kevin's killer finds her?
A tale of greed and betrayal involving politicians, diplomats, European royalty, and a century-old monastery, Ghost Image is filled with political intrigue, history, and an international high-stakes race against a killer that will keep you guessing until the very last page.
Why it is on my TBR
I really enjoyed the first book in this series, Multiple Exposure and look forward to reading the next installment.