By Charlaine Harris
While Lily stumbles upon the well-built corpse of an area physique builder-his neck damaged by way of a barbell-the town's underlying racial stress starts to boil over. The white sufferer used to be by some means hooked up to 2 unsolved murders of black citizens of Shakespeare-and a dogged policeman is decided to prevent the killing. however it is Lily herself who can have to choose no matter if to stick and struggle for justice, or run away yet another time.
By Jodi Compton
Thieves Get wealthy, Saints Get Shot is the gripping sequel to Jodi Compton’s Hailey’s War. When we final left her, West element dropout Hailey Cain had defied a strong mobster to guard a pregnant teen and baby. The occasions of Hailey’s War approximately price Cain her existence, yet Thieves Get wealthy, Saints Get Shot sees Hailey again in la, now second-in-command to emerging gangster Serena “Warchild” Delgadillo.
At the guts of this exciting novel is a fancy case of stolen identification, ruthless factors, and violent crime that places Hailey again at the highway, together with her previous buddy Warchild by way of her facet, to reclaim her identify and chase down the assassin who has taken it.
Fast-paced, suspenseful, and teeming with robust younger characters, Thieves Get wealthy, Saints Get Shot is a ringing confirmation of Jodi Compton’s high-octane expertise.
By Elaine Viets
A humbug of a procuring mystery...
From The Anthony and Agatha Award-Winning writer of Accessory to Murder
Includes insider buying tips!
secret customer Josie Marcus doesn?t get the attraction of the year-round Christmas store. but if 3 such vacation homes pop up inside blocks, she?s assigned to price them anonymously.
effortless adequate, Josie thinks, until eventually she realizes that consumers at one shop are discovering a strange?even deadly?secret element of their vacation cake. And Josie needs to unravel all of it prior to another person turns into a Christmas spirit.
By Marcia Clark
In Marcia Clark's so much electrifying mystery but, l. a. District lawyer Rachel Knight investigates a scary highschool massacre.
By Elizabeth Peters
One excellent pink rose, a one-way price tag to Stockholm, and a cryptic "message" which include Latin phrases intrigue artwork historian Vicky Bliss—as they have been accurately meant to do. appealing, awesome and, as regularly, dangerously inquisitive, Vicky acknowledges the handiwork of her former lover, the bold jewel thief John Smythe. So she takes the bait, eagerly following Smythe's lead within the wish of discovering a misplaced treasure.
But the path starts with a necessary fifth-century chalice, so one can position Vicky on the mercy of a gang of ruthless criminals who've their eyes on a fair extra useful prize. And the quest threatens to show lethal on a distant island, the place a captive Vicky Bliss needs to lead an excavation into the far away past—and the place digging too deep for the reality might dig her personal grave.
By Mary Daheim
Who in her correct brain could flip down a unfastened luxurious cruise to the idyllic South Pacific? under no circumstances 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 all the way down to the San Rafael in San Francisco Bay . . . which, regrettably, is as a ways out to sea as they're going to get while a corpse is located filled within the piano.
The Rosalind Thorne secret series—inspired by way of the novels of Jane Austen—continues because the audacious Rosalind strives to help these in want whereas navigating the halls of excessive society...
Rosalind Thorne has slowly yet usually received a name as “a beneficial woman”—by aiding good girls out of a few less-than-respectable predicaments.
Her newest pastime is a tragedy ready to ensue. determined Margaretta Seymore is with child—and her husband is receiving poisoned pen letters that indicate that her is the results of an affair with the infamous actor Fletcher Cavendish. Margaretta asks Rosalind to determine who's in the back of the scurrilous letters. yet prior to she will be able to make any development, Cavendish is located lifeless, stabbed throughout the center.
unexpectedly, Rosalind is plunged into the center of 1 of the main sensational homicide trials London has ever visible, and her client’s husband is the top suspect. With the aid of the fascinating Bow road runner Adam Harkness, she needs to drop the curtain in this deadly drama earlier than to any extent further lives are ruined.
By Lorna Barrett
According to the gossip round Stoneham, New Hampshire, Tricia Miles can't placed down a true homicide secret. in any case, the landlord of the secret bookstall, don't have a Clue, has been spending extra time fixing whodunits than analyzing them...
Tricia's sister, Angelica, considers herself to be the following megastar chef. To have a good time her first cookbook, Angelica hosts a release get together, yet unfortunately the one visitor is a large cutout of herself. Worse than the inability of enthusiasts is a close-by fuel explosion that injures her boyfriend, Bob Kelly, the pinnacle 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 book place, 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 Shirley Tallman
A physique is located simply blocks from legal professional Sarah Woolson’s domestic on Rincon Hill. Sarah is at the case, yet 19th-century San Francisco is quickly thrown right into a country of panic as a grotesque crime spree starts to seize the city.
By Carol Higgins Clark
The big apple Times bestseller that Nelson DeMille acknowledged "will keep...readers entranced and entertained from hide to cover."
Savvy younger la P.I. Regan Reilly faces an strange problem whilst she will get an pressing name from Lilac Weldon, proprietor -- together with her hippie brothers -- of the run-down California vineyard Altered States. Lilac asks Regan to discover her actress daughter, Whitney, AKA "Freshness," in time to wait the marriage of Lilac's filthy rich aunt Lucretia Standish, a 93-year-old silent-film megastar. The Weldons have realized from a mystery resource that every loved one will obtain a present of $2 million from Lucretia -- yet provided that all of them attend.
Lucretia's bridegroom, a 46-year-old con guy and previous actor, understands he needs to maintain Whitney away; they've got met prior to and he or she is sensible to his online game. How Regan foils his plot makes for a thrilling climax to this comedian suspense novel, packed with Carol Higgins Clark's inimitable characters.