It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence. In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. #bookdepository
Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander - After a locally loathed woman winds up dead on the floor of Jules Capshaw and her mother's bakery, Jules must find the killer while still filling pastry orders. Includes recipes.