Truth and Consequences by Alison Lurie: University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff. The situation is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband. Lurie explores what happens when the truth isn't always told, as well as the consequences of our every choice in this engrossing, wonderfully written novel.
Liberty Falling by Nevada Barr: Loner and National Park Service Ranger Anna Pigeon is posted to parks around the country. In addition to braving the dangers associated with her job, Pigeon must confront her own personal demons, and her tough exterior but inner vulnerability make her a good match for Millhone. In Liberty Falling, Pigeon visits her ill sister and investigates a murder on Ellis Island.