By Amanda Matetsky
Spunky Fifties detective Paige Turner unearths herself embroiled in a messy homicide secret with the killer sizzling on her heels. She'll want all her abilities to trace him down--before she turns into his subsequent sufferer.
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 a detailed with The Glass is usually Greener. a true loss of life at a pretend wake will get Charleston, South Carolina antiques broker Abigail Timberlake Washburn into severe 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 leave out a unmarried minute of Abby’s beginner sleuthing.
By Zoran Drvenkar
Sie sind seine Opfer. Er macht sie zu T?tern. Vier Freunde folgen einem scheinbar harmlosen Auftrag und stehen pl?tzlich einer grauenvoll zugerichteten Leiche gegen?ber. Er zwingt sie, sich in seinem Namen bei dem Opfer zu entschuldigen. Als sie darauf eingehen, nimmt ein unvorstellbar perfides und grausames Spiel seinen Lauf. Zoran Drvenkar ist mit diesem Buch ein zutiefst verst?render mystery gelungen, der ihn auf Anhieb zu einem neuen superstar dieses Genres machen wird.
By Anna Katharine Green
The Golden Slipper and different difficulties for Violet unusual Anna Katharine eco-friendly (1846-1935) was once an American poet and novelist. She used to be one of many first writers of detective fiction in the United States and exotic herself by means of writing good plotted, legally actual tales. She is credited with shaping detective fiction into its vintage shape, and constructing the sequence detective. Her major personality used to be detective Ebenezer Gryce of the hot York Metropolitan Police strength, yet in 3 novels he's assisted by way of the nosy society spinster Amelia Butterworth, the prototype for leave out Marple, pass over Silver and different creations. She additionally invented the 'girl detective': within the personality of Violet unusual, a debutante with a mystery lifestyles as a sleuth.
By Emily Arsenault
Eleven-year-olds Nora and Charlotte have been most sensible neighbors. whilst their teenage babysitter, Rose, disappeared lower than mysterious situations, the women determined to “investigate.” yet their search—aided by means of paranormal theories and strategies gleaned from previous Time-Life books—went nowhere. Years later, Nora, now in her past due twenties, is drawn again to her previous neighborhood—and to her estranged friend—when Rose’s is still are eventually stumbled on. dissatisfied over their previous failure to resolve the potential homicide, Charlotte is adamant that they subscribe to forces and check out back. yet Nora used to be the final identified individual to determine Rose alive, and she’s no longer able to revisit her stricken formative years and the occasions surrounding the disappearance—or face the worrying secrets and techniques which are already commencing to reemerge.
By J. T. Ellison
Intercourse, lies and videotape.It was once a homicide made for television: a path of tiny bloody footprints. An blameless boy or girl taking part in beside her mother's bludgeoned physique. lovely younger Corinne Wolff, seven months pregnant, brutally murdered in her personal home.Cameras and questions do not frequently section Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson, however the media frenzy surrounding the Wolff case is especially nasty...and thorough. while the likely version mommy is associated with an novice porn site with underage actresses and unwitting gamers, the sharks start to circle. The surprise is magnified whilst an outdated adversary makes use of the attractive mystery pictures to implicate Taylor in a murder--an accusation that threatens her occupation, her popularity and her dating. either situations hinge at the evidence--real or manufactured--of crimes that transcend ardour, into the area of obsessive vengeance and stunning betrayal. simply what the networks love.
By Libby Fischer Hellmann
Faraway from the gritty streets of Chicago, the citizens of the North Shore sleep simply of their million buck houses. simply, that's, till a neighborhood woman is chanced on bludgeoned to dying within the woods. fast accountable the guy with the bat, the North Shore returns to its model of normalcy. however the accused's sister isn't really so prepared to disregard and hires Georgia Davisformer cop and newly-minted PIto check out the incident. What Georgia reveals tricks at a miles various, darker resolution. it appears a few privileged, preppy schoolgirls on Chicago's North Shore have discovered simply how a lot their innocence is worthy to hot-under-the-collar businessmen. And whereas those women can now pay for Prada, iPhones, and Jimmy Choos with their gains, they do not detect that their new company enterprise may result costing them greater than they could afford...
By Carolyn Hart
While Bailey Ruth Raeburn omitted into the good past, she was once extremely joyful to find her sleuthing days could final an eternity. becoming a member of Heaven's division of fine Intentions, she makes use of her distinctive merits as a ghost—sometimes you spot her, occasionally you don't—to support these in desire and make sure the depraved get their simply deserts. despite the fact that, in this most up-to-date challenge, Bailey Ruth reveals it tougher than ever to take care of along with her boss Wiggins's ideas for solid spirit deportment. not just is the lady she is meant to avoid wasting decided to thwart Bailey Ruth's stable intentions at each flip, she simply so occurs to be one in all Bailey Ruth's oldest enemies. now not that that are supposed to subject to at least one of Heaven's most sensible and brightest emissaries, yet nonetheless, there's purely rather a lot anyone can publish with—living or lifeless. yet fixing Bailey Ruth's hardest case but capability handling a recalcitrant cost, a fraudulent medium, a mother's heartbreak, outdated passions and new, and a telltale rawhide puppy bone. Heaven support her!
By Cleo Coyle
The fitting cup of espresso is a mystifying factor. To a lot of my shoppers, the whole procedure feels like a few type of alchemy they dare no longer attempt at home.... Ten years in the past, Clare Cosi left an unsatisfied marriage in addition to a role she enjoyed: handling the old Village mixture coffeehouse in New York's Greenwich Village. For a decade, she used to be satisfied elevating her daughter within the quiet suburbs of latest Jersey; yet now that pleasure is grown and long gone, lifestyles has gotten means too quiet for Clare. With a bit cajoling from Madame, the Blend's flamboyant, aged proprietor, Clare concurs to come to her previous task, and correct from the beginning she will get one heck of a jolt. On her first morning again as Village combination supervisor, Clare unlocks front door to discover her attractive, younger assistant supervisor subconscious behind the shop, espresso grounds strewn in every single place. As Anabelle is rushed to the health facility, police arrive to enquire, yet Detective Mike Quinn reveals no signal of compelled access or foul play, and he deems it an coincidence. Clare disagrees; and after Quinn leaves, there are a couple of questions she simply cannot get out of her brain, like why was once the trash bin within the unsuitable position? If this wasn't an twist of fate, are her different baristas at risk? And are all NYPD detectives this beautiful?