By Shelley Freydont
By Lorna Barrett
According to the gossip round Stoneham, New Hampshire, Tricia Miles can't positioned down a true homicide secret. in the end, the landlord of the secret book shop, do not have a Clue, has been spending extra time fixing whodunits than analyzing them...
Tricia's sister, Angelica, considers herself to be the subsequent star chef. To have fun her first cookbook, Angelica hosts a release celebration, yet unfortunately the one visitor is an outsized cutout of herself. Worse than the shortcoming of fanatics is a close-by fuel explosion that injures her boyfriend, Bob Kelly, the top of the Chamber of Commerce.
Tricia's by no means been partial to Bob, but if she reads that Bob is being tight-lipped concerning the "accident" and the way it killed the landlord of the town's background bookshop, it is time to take motion. because the incriminating info emerge, Tricia will get wrapped up in a homicide that proves to be as spine-tingling because the books that line her shelves...
By Tamar Myers
“A very humorous series.”
—Green Bay Press-Gazette
After 16 delightfully madcap books, Tamar Myers’s hilarious Den of Antiquity comfortable secret sequence involves an in depth with The Glass is often Greener. a true dying at a faux wake will get Charleston, South Carolina antiques broker Abigail Timberlake Washburn into critical sizzling water during this masterful comfortable farewell from the writer of The Witchdoctor’s Wife, The Headhunter’s Daughter, and the Magdelena Yoder mysteries. Collectables connoisseurs and Antiques Roadshow nuts won’t are looking to omit a unmarried minute of Abby’s novice sleuthing.
By Mary Daheim
Who in her correct brain may flip down a loose luxurious cruise to the idyllic South Pacific? in no way Judith McMonigle Flynn - that's why she and her closer-than-a-sibling cousin Renie Jones are abandoning the tension of the Hillside Manor B&B and hightailing it right down to the San Rafael in San Francisco Bay . . . which, regrettably, is as a long way out to sea as they're going to get whilst a corpse is located crammed within the piano.
By Jodi Compton
Jodi Compton’s debut, The thirty seventh Hour, used to be hailed as “compelling” (San Francisco Chronicle), “intelligent” (New York instances e-book Review), and “the debut of a world-class secret author” (Denver Post). Now Compton offers a brand new novel that includes Detective Sarah Pribek, the most singular and complicated characters in suspense fiction today.
On the streets of Minneapolis, Sarah has labored every thing from vice to lacking individuals. yet six months after the demise of a small-town felony in rural Minnesota, Sarah continues to be maintaining the id of a killer. And now a zealous D.A.’s investigator has come to city, decided to make an arrest. together with her ex-partner part a global away and her husband in felony, simply Sarah continues to be to stand the results of final fall. Surrounded through colleagues who be aware of her to be the suspect in a homicide, Sarah retains her demons at bay through concerning herself within the issues of strangers. Seventeen-year-old Aidan Hennessy was once banished from his relations by means of his father. Now Aidan’s dual sister is desperately looking for the brother she hasn’t noticeable in years. even though the case is out of Sarah’s jurisdiction, she sees a mirrored image of herself within the , broken kinfolk, and consents to investigate.
As she probes into their tangled historical past, Sarah starts off to gain that the secret of the Hennessys runs deeper than it seems that. Then Sarah’s lieutenant offers her a less complicated task: music down a physician rumored to be working towards drugs with out a license in a housing venture. yet in Cicero Ruiz, Sarah unearths a tricky, wounded survivor whose ethical code demanding situations her personal rules approximately justice…and whose hard-won lifestyles will be destroyed via an arrest.
Now juggling very varied circumstances, either requiring a fragile balancing act among expert honor and private emotions, Sarah quickly has much more at stake. stuck up in a cat-and-mouse online game with the investigator who desires to finish her occupation, crossing one moral line after one other, Sarah more and more fears misstep on her half will finish not just in her shame, yet within the loss of life of 1 of these she has promised herself to protect.
With its interesting heroine and its brilliantly interwoven mysteries, Sympathy among Humans is storytelling at its best from some of the most unique and bold writers in suspense fiction today.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Emilie Richards
Meet the novel Aggie Sloan-Wilcox, a minister's spouse together with her personal calling: supporting bothered souls wanting justice. whilst the bare physique of a murdered girl turns up on Aggie's entrance porch--and suspicion falls on Aggie's husband--she does not have a prayer of clearing his identify except she will discover the reality in a city no longer recognized for confessing its sins.
By B.B. Haywood
Issues begin to boil over on the annual Lobster Stew Cook-Off whilst an award-winning recipe is stolen and a seven-time contest champion mysteriously disappears-leaving sweet no selection yet to determine who in Cape Willington, Maine, may get steamed adequate to damage the legislation.
By Peter Tremayne
In A.D. 664, King Oswy of Northumbria has convened a synod at Whitby to listen to debate among the Roman and Celtic Christian church buildings and choose which will probably be granted primacy in his country. At stake is far various disputed issues of formality; Oswy's determination may impact the survival of both church within the Saxon kingdoms. whilst the Abbess Etain, a number one speaker for the Celtic church, is located murdered, suspicion falls upon the Roman faction. for you to diffuse the tensions that threaten to erupt into civil conflict, Oswy turns to Sister Fidelma of the Celtic Church (Irish and an suggest for the Brehon court docket) and Brother Eadulf of the Roman church (from east Anglia and of a relatives of hereditary magistrates) to discover the killer. yet as extra murders ensue and a treasonous plot opposed to Oswy matures, Fidelma and Eadulf quickly locate themselves working out of time.
By Diane Mott Davidson
Because of her contemporary adventures in Dying for Chocolate, Goldy undergo, the most advantageous caterer of Aspen Meadow, Colorado, isn't any stranger to violence--or surprising death. But whilst she consents to cater the 1st collage Advisory Dinner for Seniors and fogeys on the specific Elk Park Preparatory institution, the very last thing she expects to discover on the finish of the night is the battered physique of the college valedictorian.
Who can have killed Keith Andrews, and why? Goldy's hungry for a few answers--and not only simply because she came across the corpse. Her younger son, Arch, a scholar at Elk Park Prep, has develop into a objective for a few not-so-funny pranks, whereas her eighteen-year-old live-in helper, Julian, has turn into a main suspect within the Andrews boy's murder.
As her research intensifies, Goldy's anxiousness point rises swifter than do-it-yourself doughnuts. . .as she turns up facts that means that Keith knew good enough to blow the lid off a few very unscholarly secrets. And then, as her seek rattles one skeleton too many, Goldy learns an important truth: a bit wisdom a couple of killer could be a lethal factor.
By Karen Ann Hopkins
"A well-crafted story of homicide begotten via the collision of 2 incompatible worlds." -Kirkus Reviews
Some Amish groups aren’t so cozy.
The dying of a teenage Amish woman in a cornfield seems like an coincidence, yet sheriff Serenity Adams suspects foul play. to resolve the homicide, she needs to examine the within reach Amish group with the aid of a guy who used to be avoided years ago.
At first look, the case turns out seen. The negative woman used to be most likely accidently shot in the course of looking season, but if the elders of the Amish neighborhood or even the girl’s mom and dad react with uncaring subdued habit, Serenity turns into suspicious. As she delves deeper into the secretive neighborhood that she grew up beside, she discovers a grotesque crime from the earlier which could rather well be on the topic of the Amish girl’s shooting.
Serenity’s endurance leads her to a gorgeous discovery that not just threatens to damage her blossoming romance with Daniel Bachman, yet will also take her existence within the end.