Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library December 2014

By Peter SM RSS Fri, January 23, 2015

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in December 2014.

More than 62,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded last month!

The month of December found female authors reigning supreme with Lisa Scottoline having two book appearances in the top 10, Susan Mallery having three books, and mystery mainstay Mary Higgins Clark placing one book in the top downloads as well. The Mystery and Suspense Thriller and Romance genres accounted for the majority of themes and topics last month, but there were also 2 titles set in past timelines via the genre of Historical Fiction.

The following list comprises titles from across all genres, downloaded from both our website and mobile site.

1. Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline Betrayed (fiction, mystery suspense thriller)
by Lisa Scottoline

More Rosato & Associates law firm drama and mystery abound in Lisa Scottline's latest novel. Attorney Judy Carrier always stands up for the underdog and in this case it's a dead body. Is it foul play? The circumstances of the death leave Judy with more questions than answers, and never before has murder struck so close to home.

2. The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark The Cinderella Murder (fiction, mystery suspense) by Mary Higgins Clark

What do murder and television have in common? Everything in Mary Higgins Clark's story of a high strung producer making her big network break with a new reality show named Under Suspicion. The show is a quick success, but at what cost? The twists and turns will keep you reading until the very last page.

3. More Than Friends by Susan Mallery More Than Friends (fiction, romance)
by Susan Mallery

Classic romance is on tap here as an ill-fated love affair forms in the teenage years of a mill owner's son and a union leader's daughter. Jenny and Chase were more than friends, but loyalties and betrayal made them enemies. When they meet again as adults, can the years of hurt be put behind them as they mend the heartbreak?

4. The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant The Boston Girl (historical fiction)
by Anita Diamant

Told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century, The Boston Girl is full of the three F's: family ties, friendship, and feminism. Addie wants more out of life than what her parents can give her and she plans to set out into the world  to find it. Through a series of flashbacks, we experience Addie's both thrilling and disastrous adventures and are left with an emotional resonance not found in many books today.

5. A Christmas Blessing by Sherryl Woods A Christmas Blessing (fiction, romance)
by Sherryl Woods

A holiday-themed romantic yarn surrounding an expectant mother, a Christmas storm, family and friends, and finding love and comfort when you least expect it.

6. The Girl of His Dreams by Susan Mallery The Girl of His Dreams (fiction, romance)
by Susan Mallery

Twin sisters equal double trouble in this romantic farce from romance genre bestseller Susan Mallery. Kayla always dreamed of one day going to Paris and marrying the man of her dreams. Only one thing stands in her way: her boss. Kayla decides to set her boss up with her twin sister before she leaves to go abroad. The only problem is when Kayla develops a crush on her boss!

7. Accused by Lisa Scottoline Accused (fiction, mystery thriller)
by Lisa Scottoline

Lisa Scottoline takes us back to the scene of the crime with her all-female law firm of Rosato & Associates in the thrilling and twist-filled whodunit, Accused. Allegra Gardner’s sister Fiona was murdered six years ago in what seemed like an open and shut case. Was justice really served all those years ago? The Rosato & Associates law firm is tasked to find out and not everything is as it seems.

8. The Mysterious Stranger by Susan Mallery The Mysterious Stranger (fiction, romance)
by Susan Mallery

When a mysterious woman with amnesia washes up on shore, she'll forever change one man's life. Millionaire Jarret Wilkenson was suspicious though, as women were forever using strange antics to get near him and his fortune. As they both try to figure out her past, will they fall in love in the future?

9. The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse by Alan Bradley The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse (historical fiction, mystery thriller)
by Alan Bradley

A special eNovella starring our favorite award-winning female sleuth Flavia de Luce! After receiving a letter marked Murder! Come at once. Anson House, Greyminster, Staircase No. 3., Flavia hops on her bicycle, arriving to meet a terrified boy who leads her to a gruesome discovery.

10. Trust No One by Jayne Ann Krentz Trust No One (fiction, romance & suspense)
by Jayne Ann Krentz

Grace Elland will indeed be able to Trust No One when she finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague Witherspoon. Who killed him? And will they be after her next? Grace will have to delve into her past to uncover the devious plan set forth by the unknown killer and try to keep herself alive in the process.

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I really liked this post and specially the collection of ebooks you have given.
Ayush - India
Thursday, January 29, 2015