South of Superior

When Madeline Stone arrives in McAllaster, Michigan, she's on the run from a troubled past. She finds a small town where the cash-strapped are rich in spirit, the elderly are childlike, and something as complicated as love becomes pure and simple. Ellen Airgood's debut novel is a heartwarming and tender tale of the power of place.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.