If you would be so kind as to step into my time machine—that's right, all the way in—so we can get started. Hurry up now, we're on a bit of a tight schedule... Haha! Just kidding. We have a time machine, silly! But seriously, please don't touch anything (except, of course, the handrail; it might get a bit bumpy). POP!
Aaand we're here!
The month? September. The year? Well, still 2012. But wait, what's this? The Indie Next List is posted and—gasp! What's that I see? There are three excellent titles on the list from St. Martin's Press and Minotaur Books. Huzzah!
A KILLING IN THE HILLS
by Julia Keller
In this debut mystery from a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Julia Keller, a mother and a daughter try to do right by a town and each other before it's too late.
MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND
by Matthew Dicks
Imaginary friend Budo narrates this heartwarming story of love, loyalty, and the power of the imagination.
THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY
by Louise Penny
The latest crime novel in the New York Times bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache series by multiple Agatha Award-winning author Louise Penny.
Ok, I'm going to return you to the past (which will then become the present), but remember, if you tell anyone what you know you might bust up the current timestream. So, you know, BE CAREFUL!
Or don't, we're actually curious to see what will happen...