By Sue Henry
The sequel to Murder at the Iditarod path is set opposed to the virgin panorama of Alaska's Yukon River, the place detective Alex Jensen needs to seek out a killer utilizing an 1898 magazine for clues.
Modernism isn't really Annie's factor, yet even she is stunned to find that the "sculpture" in a prestigious gallery's grisly new exhibition is an all-too-real corpse-the artist's. in the meantime, a Chagall portray is stolen from the Brock Museum, and Annie's previous good friend Bryan is accused of being in at the repair. to trace down the lacking Chagall, she'll desire the doubtful suggestions of a undeniable attractive paintings thief. And if Michael-or no matter what his actual identify could be-isn't distraction sufficient, Annie's mom indicates up on the town, appearing unusually. Annie's acquired to resolve those mysteries, and fast-because artwork is lengthy, yet existence should be very, very brief.
By Laura Lippman
New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan needs to placed her PI talents to the last word try out while she falls into the crosshairs of a psychopath who is aware every thing approximately her.
For the prior fifty years at the delivery date of Edgar Allan Poe, an individual donning a cloak has put 3 roses and a part bottle of cognac at the writer’s gravesite. PI Tess Monaghan hasn't ever witnessed the development. but if John P. Kennedy, an eccentric antiques broker, asks her to discover the id of the caped customer, who he believes has duped him with the sale of an inauthentic old, Tess comes to a decision to carry vigil at the evening the cloaked stranger is anticipated to make an visual appeal. however the customized takes on a weird and wonderful, deadly twist whilst two cloaked figures arrive. The imitator leaves his tribute after which makes his escape…after taking pictures the 1st visitor.
Warning bells inform Tess to guide away from this example. but if roses and cognac look on her doorstep, Tess’s interest is piqued. She quickly discovers that John P. Kennedy has vanished into skinny air and lots more and plenty of what he informed her was once questionable. Then the id of the capturing sufferer involves gentle, and all clues appear to aspect to the chance he used to be the objective of a hate crime. yet Tess isn’t confident. What was once his connection to the decades-long Edgar Allan Poe culture and to the killer? while extra cryptic clues are left at her domestic, Tess realizes that somebody is gazing her each move...someone who’s bent on killing again.
By Diane Mott Davidson
A cold reception....
Caterer Goldy Schulz has been employed to host a hockey social gathering. however the lawsuits will not be all enjoyable and video games. regrettably, her purchaser will not be happy till Goldy provides a hefty serving of revenge.
An ex-husband from hell....
Patricia McCracken is sure that her obstetrician and her penny-pinching HMO are accountable for the lack of her child. Now she is suing either, and he or she desires Goldy's suggestion on popping out on most sensible. For Dr. John Richard Korman, aka the Jerk, is none except Goldy's abusive ex-husband. Goldy is aware all approximately John Richard's mystery life--but even she is surprised while he is arrested for the homicide of his most recent girlfriend.
A dish most sensible served cold....
As a lot as Goldy want to see her ex get his simply truffles, might he fairly be a killer? quickly she's going to locate herself sifting via a highly spiced mixture of hot gossip for clues to a secret that threatens her catering time limit, her dating together with her son and new husband... or even her existence.
By Lynne Heitman
“Heitman provides a mystery with suspense, intelligence, and compassion.” —Alafair Burke, writer of shut CASE
Alex Shanahan will get dragged right into a chilly case with foreign implications whilst her partner’s shady ex-wife Rachel exhibits up unannounced—and uninvited.
Soon after, Alex’s associate without notice disappears. the hunt for Harvey thrusts Alex right into a international of ecu mobsters, terrorism, fraud and a secret midway around the globe that nobody wishes her to resolve. the major to unraveling the secret lies within the darkest corners of Harvey and Rachel’s previous existence jointly. discovering it will possibly keep Harvey’s life—and fee Alex her personal.
By Elaine Viets
Josie Marcus plans to relish sampling the neighborhood St. Louis delicacies for a urban Eats nutrients journey. yet her urge for food is ruined at Tillie's Off the Hill Italian eating place while one other client is poisoned. used to be the sufferer the true target-or is somebody attempting to wreck Tillie's recognition? it truly is as much as Josie to discover a killer who has no reservations approximately getting ready a dish to die for...
By Lila Dare
Audrey Faye sashays into Violetta's Salon searching for stylists for the omit Magnolia Blossom festival. Hairdresser Grace Terhune's chance quick becomes a nightmare with anti-pageant protestors, indignant moms, frantic contestants...and then, a truly useless Audrey. The homicide weapon was once a nail dossier, making Violetta's manicurist, Stella, the top suspect. Now Grace needs to locate the genuine assassin prior to she is polished off completely.
By Jodi Compton
Jodi Compton’s debut, The thirty seventh Hour, used to be hailed as “compelling” (San Francisco Chronicle), “intelligent” (New York occasions ebook Review), and “the debut of a world-class secret author” (Denver Post). Now Compton promises a brand new novel that includes Detective Sarah Pribek, probably the most singular and intricate characters in suspense fiction today.
On the streets of Minneapolis, Sarah has labored every little thing from vice to lacking folks. yet six months after the loss of life of a small-town legal in rural Minnesota, Sarah continues to be conserving the identification 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 criminal, merely Sarah is still to stand the results of final fall. Surrounded via colleagues who recognize her to be the suspect in a homicide, Sarah retains her demons at bay by means of related to herself within the problems of strangers. Seventeen-year-old Aidan Hennessy was once banished from his kinfolk by way of his father. Now Aidan’s dual sister is desperately trying to find the brother she hasn’t obvious in years. even though the case is out of Sarah’s jurisdiction, she sees a mirrored image of herself within the stricken, broken relatives, and is of the same opinion to investigate.
As she probes into their tangled background, Sarah starts to gain that the secret of the Hennessys runs deeper than apparently. Then Sarah’s lieutenant offers her an easier task: tune down a physician rumored to be working towards medication and not using a license in a housing venture. yet in Cicero Ruiz, Sarah unearths a difficult, wounded survivor whose ethical code demanding situations her personal rules approximately justice…and whose hard-won existence will be destroyed through an arrest.
Now juggling very diversified situations, 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 video 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 dying of 1 of these she has promised herself to protect.
With its attention-grabbing heroine and its brilliantly interwoven mysteries, Sympathy among Humans is storytelling at its most interesting from some of the most unique and bold writers in suspense fiction today.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Mary Higgins Clark
During this gripping no 1 New York Times bestseller from Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a new york ER health care provider is openly murdered in entrance of his younger son in a urban playground. 5 years later, his killer continues to be at large.
When Laurie Moran’s husband used to be brutally murdered, purely three-year-old Timmy observed the face of his father’s killer. 5 years later his piercing blue eyes nonetheless hang-out Timmy’s goals. Laurie is haunted via more—the killer’s risk to her son as he fled the scene: “Tell your mom she’s subsequent, then it’s your turn…”
Now Laurie is facing homicide back, this time because the manufacturer of a true-crime, cold-case tv exhibit. The sequence will release with the twenty-year-old unsolved homicide of Betsy Powell. Betsy, a socialite, used to be came across suffocated in her mattress after a gala celebrating the commencement of her daughter and 3 associates. The sensational homicide used to be information national. Reopening the case in its lavish surroundings and with the cooperation of the surviving site visitors that evening, Laurie is bound to have a success on her fingers. but if the estranged neighbors start filming, it turns into transparent each one is hiding secrets…small and large.
And a couple of blue eyes is staring at occasions spread, too…