By Sujata Massey
Chronically underemployed Japanese-American sleuth Rei Shimura has taken a contract gig with a Washington, D.C., alphabet corporation that simply may have ties to the CIA. Her project, should still she decide to settle for it, is to head undercover as a clerk in a major Tokyo division shop. it is a dicy task, however it additionally supplies Rei a shop that enables her to freely indulge her shopaholic trends. in the meantime, she's listening in on deepest conversations, crashing a convention, and warding off the undesirable advances of a few the store's executives who appear fascinated about her navel ring. while her disguise is blown, Rei is in great hassle. unexpectedly she's neck-deep in whatever very nasty, and it'll take all her resourcefulness and unorthodox the right way to continue to exist a decided killer.
By Kaye Morgan
The following installment within the intriguing Sudoku secret sequence that includes puzzle grasp Liza Kelly... unique Sudoku puzzles incorporated After spending her holiday hiding from the media, Liza returns to discover that the city has positioned her within the working for mayor. She has a sense that the neighboring county and its soiled political computer are concerned. whilst she turns to an outdated classmate to determine, she discovers that he is been murdered. A closeted Sudoku fan, he is left in the back of puzzles that can have hidden clues to what entire him off and who's attempting to run Liza into the floor.
By Sammi Carter
A deal with for readers: a brand new sweet store secret that includes “a feisty heroine.”(FRESH FICTION) sweet store proprietor Abby Shaw unearths herself in a sticky scenario attempting to persuade the police she’s visible a murder—when there’s no physique. yet checking out she’s correct places her at the fallacious aspect of a killer.
By Nancy Martin
Nora Blackbird has made the society pages over again. The impoverished Philadelphia heiress has agreed to wed Mick Abruzzo, son of recent Jersey's so much infamous mobster-if he can live on the Blackbird Curse. each time a Blackbird sister remarries, the groom is sure to die...
By Cynthia Baxter
Is a undeniable vet detective approximately to develop into an endangered species? It’s been over a decade due to the fact that Jessica Popper spoke to vet-school pal Erin Walsh. So whilst Erin calls all of a sudden, Jess is of the same opinion to fulfill her. whilst Erin doesn’t exhibit, Jessie starts to suspect that her outdated buddy used to be creating a monkey out of her—until she learns that Erin used to be murdered. Jessie can’t face up to becoming concerned, yet her sleuthing quick pulls her right into a jungle of suspects. Did Erin’s husband, Ben, kill her – or was once it the eccentric lizard-loving coworker with whom she can have been monkeying round? was once Ben’s outrageously prosperous new associate attempting to hide up a few monkey company? Or was once it Erin’s bold boss, a unique primate professional made up our minds to stay most sensible banana in her box? With the killer going ape to stick hidden, even Jess’s natural tendencies would possibly not shop her from a destiny extra deadly than a barrel of monkeys.…
By Janet Evanovich
Alexandra (Barney) Barnaby roars onto the Miami seashore scene in sizzling pursuit of her lacking child brother, "Wild" invoice. depart it to the maverick of the kinfolk to get Barney concerned with high-speed vehicle chases, a look for sunken treasure, and Sam Hooker, a NASCAR motive force who’s strong at revving a woman's engine.
Engaged in a dangerous race, invoice has "borrowed" Hooker's sixty-five-foot Hatteras and sailed off into the sunset...just while Hooker has plans for the boat. Hooker figures he will connect himself to Barney and perhaps run into scumbag invoice. and higher but, perhaps he will get fortunate in love with Bill's sweetie pie sister.
The pedal must visit steel if Barney and Hooker are looking to be the 1st to go the end line, keep invoice, Hooker's boat...and perhaps the world.
By Jess McConkey
To what lengths may you visit retain a prior buried? Samantha Moore is the golden girl—with an ideal activity, an ideal guy, an ideal life—until a random act of violence adjustments every little thing. subconscious for 2 months, Sam awakens from her coma a unique person—bitter, in consistent ache, and compelled to suffer medicines that depart her nauseous, paranoid, and suffering to maintain a grip on truth. livid along with her relatives for sending her away to a small, distant city to recuperate—placed thoroughly below a actual therapist’s care and robbed of what little freedom she has left—Sam lashes out on the “nice humans” throughout her who declare to have basically her most sensible pursuits in brain. yet are her violent outbursts the derivative of her . . . or anything else fullyyt? unusual issues are taking place here—and both Samantha Moore is wasting her brain or her pleasant new acquaintances are way more risky than they seem like. . . .
By Susan Wittig Albert
During this “intelligently plotted and deliciously descriptive story” (Publishers Weekly), nationwide bestselling writer Susan Wittig Albert tells the tale of a woman’s look for justice—and of her fight to reconcile the calls for of her company with the wishes of her middle… Former big-city attorney China Bayles labored tough to make her Texas herb store, Thyme and Seasons, a hit. Now company is booming at her fascinating new tea room, Thyme for Tea—but China is simply too distracted to experience her most modern entrepreneurial triumph. while she’s now not attempting to spend extra time together with her new husband and stepson, she’s caring approximately her ally, Ruby, who simply hasn’t been herself in recent times. To additional complicate issues, China has to around up a provide of mistletoe, the season’s hottest herb. it sort of feels a simple adequate task—until her leader provider turns up useless…
By Angelika Horstkotte (auth.)
Warum eigentlich eine besondere services zu "Mädchen auf dem Land"? Sind das nicht Mädchen wie überall sonst auch? Vielleicht ein bißchen braver, ein bißchen biederer, ein bißchen doofer, eben immer ein bißchen ,hinterher', aber sonst? Sie sind doch quickly schon wie ,normal'. Wohl ein bißchen rückstän dig, aber zum Glück doch längst nicht mehr so hinterwäldlerische ,Bauerntram pel' wie früher. used to be sollte es an ihnen wohl Besonderes, Erwähnenswertes ge ben? Weder sind sie nennenswert auffällig, noch werden sie es. Sie machen keine Schlagzeilen, besetzen selten Häuser, zeigen sich weniger ,bewegt', haben auch nicht so differenzierte und bunte Kulturen und Stile wie Mädchen in der Stadt. Bewegungen in der Jugend sind ja - ob mit Freude, ob mit Schrecke- unübersehbar zu verzeichnen, aber die spielen sich doch wie immer woanders ab. Darauf haben sich Interessen zu richten, weil sich da was once tut. used to be aber gibt es langweiligeres als Land und dann ausgerechnet noch Mädchen auf dem Land.
By Kerry Greenwood
St. Kildas streets hold with fairy lighting. Tea dances, tango competitions, lifesaving demonstrations, lantern indicates, and picnics at the seashore are all a part of the cities first Flower Parade. And who might be Queen of the plant life however the Honourable Phryne Fisher? it appears the beautiful Phryne has not anything to do yet purchase attire, drink cocktails, and dine in lavish eating places. regrettably, disappearances in this joyous competition aren’t constrained to the magic indicates. one among Phryne’s flower maidens has easily vanished. And so, Phryne is off to enquire aided by way of Bert and Cec and her trusty little Beretta. whilst her darling followed daughter Ruth is going lacking, Phryne is set that not anything will stand within the approach of her research. Phryne needs to confront elephants, brothel-life, and maybe worst of all an previous lover with the intention to store Ruth and her flower maiden sooner than it really is too overdue. Queen of the flora is the fourteenth ebook within the Phryne Fisher sequence, without signal of Ms. Fisher putting up her pearl-handled pistol but.