By Deborah Donnelly
You are cordially invited. . . . Don’t pass over novice detective Carnegie Kincaid, professional in all issues matrimony and homicide, within the Hallmark unique movie Wedding Planner Mystery on Hallmark videos & Mysteries!
If an individual could make a bride chuffed, it’s marriage ceremony planner Carnegie Kincaid. There’s just one challenge: this time she’s the planner and the bride.
The nightmare starts off at a celebration for Carnegie’s purchaser, a lovely Goth rocker marrying a Seattle domestic run king. whilst homicide moves and Boris the Mad Russian Florist is charged with the crime, Carnegie steps as much as the plate to transparent him—despite the objections of fiancé Aaron Gold, who has abruptly develop into a full-time activities nut. With baseball, bimbos, and one explosive mystery threatening Carnegie’s protection, this marriage ceremony planner wishes a new plan. otherwise the bride will be subsequent up—to die.
By Mary Daheim
As her myriad of lovers can attest, USA Today bestselling writer Mary Daheim creates superb mysteries peopled with fabulous characters as quirky as they're endearing. The Seattle Times says Daheim is “one of the brightest stars in our city’s literary constellation”—and the recognition of her impossible to resist Pacific Northwest crime sequence has swept around the state. Now the unfaltering Emma Lord is again in her hugely expected hardcover debut.
For a small city newspaper like The Alpine Advocate, a brand new play on the area people university is enormous information. Editor and writer Emma Lord is duty-bound to wait establishing evening, yet expects the beginner firm will serve simply as a remedy for insomnia. The play is dubbed “a black comedy,” however the in simple terms laughs Emma will get are from the undesirable appearing and the wretched script. And whereas the turgid construction makes Wagner’s Ring cycle look like a vignette, the genuine drama starts prior to the ultimate curtain.
Hans Berenger, dean of scholars, wasn’t renowned or good loved round Alpine, however the viewers stumbled on his loss of life scene certainly convincing—until they discovered he wasn’t performing. not anyone can say how or while the blanks within the prop gun have been changed with the genuine bullets that killed Berenger, however the record of suspects reads like a playbill of the forged and team. all of them had chance, entry, and their very own axes to grind with the thespically challenged dean.
Seeking the help of Vida Runkel, the Advocate’s redoubtable condo and residential editor, Emma Lord vows to solve a secret that spirals out into unforeseen areas. As Emma units the degree for the main most likely suspect, she reveals herself in a two-character scene whose subsequent cue can make the resolute editor take a final—and permanent—bow.
By Edie Swihart
Along with her fledgling ads enterprise brief on funds, Leigh Koslow determined to her homegrown veterinary assistant talents to moonlight on the neighborhood zoo-- simply to stumble onto a grisly crime scene at the back of the tiger convey. while she realizes that the sufferer was once her boyfriend's frightening ex, issues appears to be like undesirable. but if the police notice that the deceased used to be additionally Leigh's highschool nemesis, issues get plenty worse!"A witty story peopled with very fun characters"-- Romantic Times"Solid plotting and interesting characters. Twists and turns abound."-- castle Lauderdale solar Sentinel"Never Sorry is especially entertaining."--Margaret Maron
By Richard Thieme
Brain video games, a set of 19 tales of courageous new worlds and trade realities Clint Brooks, former Senior consultant for native land defense and Assistant Deputy Director, NSA, says: "Richard Thieme takes us to the sting of cliffs we all know are there yet not often stopover at. He splendidly weaves existence, secret, and fervour via electronic and normal worlds with creativity and mind's eye. pleasant and deeply inspiration scary reading." tales of laptop hackers, deception and intelligence, difficult anomalies, spirituality and mysteries of recognition, the mystical, UFOs, alien lifestyles types - briefly, lifestyle within the twenty first century. Play those ""Mind video games" and notice why the commonest reaction to Richard Thieme's writing and talking is: "You made me think."
By Wendy Clinch
Heavy snow is falling on Spruce top whilst Stacey Curtis returns in her moment snowboarding secret. Hollywood has-been Harper Stone arrives in Stacey’s little Vermont city to shoot a mouthwash advertisement, and he’s faraway from satisfied approximately it. whilst the actor turns up dead—and the final individual to work out him alive is Brian Russell, Stacey’s jealous ex-fianc?—Stacey can’t aid yet get involved.
By Chris Arthur (auth.)
Striking views on family members, position, and reminiscence from a different and revered voice in modern Irish writing.
By Lou Jane Temple
The knives are out!Heaven Lee-- proprietress extraordinaire of Kansas City's celebrated Cafe Heaven-- knew she needed to watch her again at Aspen's gossipy actual Dish nutrition competition. however it wasn't till the saucy cook dinner stumbled around the battered physique of 1 of the easiest Chef contestants that she discovered how lethal the contest may be.Every June, 5 thousand gourmands from around the globe assemble within the stylish inn city of Aspen, sipping wine within the pristine mountain air as 5 big name cooks conflict for the easiest Chef name. whilst the opponents begin to drop, there is a bountiful provide of suspects. The intrepid Heaven discovers rankings to settle, Hollywood goals, and outright malice ahead of ensuring a vicious killer will get their simply deserts!
By Kathryn Fox
A gripping and strong new mystery -- the debut of a gorgeous new voice in suspense fiction -- and the 1st visual appeal of a tricky and memorable investigator, pathologist, and forensic general practitioner, Dr. Anya Crichton. the single lady freelancer within the male-dominated box, pathologist Dr. Anya Crichton will take any paintings she will locate to pay baby help and her loan, get her new company off the floor, and conflict her ex-husband for custody in their three-year-old son. issues flip round speedily, although, while her professional forensic facts is instrumental in profitable a high-profile case -- and new paintings bargains commence pouring in. yet Anya's research into the drug overdose of a tender Lebanese lady is elevating troubling questions. Startling coincidences among this unhappy and tragic demise and a sequence of probably unrelated suicides that Anya is usually studying on the urging of her good friend and colleague, detective sergeant Kate Farrer, recommend that there is a huge evil at paintings within the shadows. With each one scalpel minimize, Anya Crichton's forensic prowess and deductive brilliance are pulling her relentlessly towards a sinister plot and a devastating fact -- and as soon as she enters the deadly darkness, she may possibly by no means back see the sunshine of day.
By Tamar Myers
Pickled...Then Potted All that continues to be of Lula Mae Wiggins-who drowned in a tub of inexpensive champagne on New Year's Eve-now sits in an alleged Etruscan urn in Savannah, Georgia. extra north, on the Den of Antiquity old store in Charlotte, North Carolina, plucky owner Abigail Timberlake is astonished to benefit that she is the only inheitor of the Wiggins property. overdue Aunt Lula Mae was once, in any case, as far away a relative as relatives can get. Arriving in picturesque Savannah, Abby makes a few startling discoveries. First, that Lula Mae's ultimate resting pot is extra American reasonable than Italian vintage. And moment, that there has been a really necessary 1793 one-cent piece taped to the interior lid. maybe a coin assortment worthy thousands is hidden one of the deceased's worldly possessions-making Lula's passoing extra suspicious than orginally surmised. With the unusual visual appeal of a voodoo preistess coupled with the tense disappearance of a enjoyed one-and with nasty relatives skeletons tumbling from the timber like acorns-Abby must locate her penny auntie's killer p.d.q...or she'll be as much as her ashes in deep trouble!