With the arrival Dorothea Benton’ Frank’s Same Beach, Next Year, summer can be said to have officially begun. The story begins with a chance meeting of former lovers on the Isle of Palms, each now with new partners. Scott Turow’s Testimony spans from Kindle County to Bosnia as attorney Bill ten Boom investigates the disappearance of an entire refugee camp. Before we Sleep by Jeffrey Lent is a “sweeping, inter-generational story of a Vermont family” at the dawning of the ’60s. The Secret Wife by Paul Gill is a” cleverly crafted novel” (USA Today) about a young woman who discovers she is connected to from Russians aristocrats.