By Casey Daniels
Ever because the former wealthy girl-turned-Cleveland cemetery journey advisor banged her head on a gravestone, she sees lifeless humans. Worse nonetheless, she hears them—and they may not close up! Now it is Didi Bowman, a poodle-skirted relic from the nice past, who is bending Pepper's ear, complaining that her recognized writer sister, Merilee, has performed her unsuitable. difficulty is, if Pepper proves it, she'll holiday the hearts of thousands of Merilee's lovers. And if she does not, Didi's ghost could by no means move away.
Pepper wishes peace and quiet (and hire money), so the cash-strapped ex-heiress concurs to take a role as Merilee's secretary and dig round the genealogy. but if she finds greater than she bargained for—like an illegitimate daughter, a number of illicit amorous affairs, and a potential murder—suddenly a really poisoned pen is prepared to jot down Pepper out of the tale permanently.
By Avery Aames
Agatha Award winner: top first novel.
By Anne Canadeo
The Black Sheep Knitters—Maggie, Lucy, Dana, Suzanne, and Phoebe—meet as soon as per week with no fail, sharing the various and colourful skeins in their lives up to knitting advice, recipes, and small-town gossip, and growing an elaborate, sturdy trend of friendship. Now a surprising homicide has peaceable Plum Harbor, Massachusetts, in knots —and the Black Sheep girls needs to herd jointly to guard considered one of their very own from a scandalous frame-up.
Maggie Messina, liked proprietor of the Black Sheep Knitting store, is extremely joyful to be webhosting a workshop for one among her former scholars, now a celeb within the knitting global. however the occasion is upstaged whilst Amanda Goran, the landlord of the rival Knitting Nest, is located useless in her store at the different part of town.
Maggie had purposes to dislike Amanda, a thorn in her aspect ever due to the fact Maggie's store passed Amanda's in attractiveness. on the other hand, it wasn't demanding to dislike Amanda—the contentious lady, whose marriage used to be at the rocks, appeared to specialise in inflicting distress all over the place city. however the pointed proof has a detective casting a suspicious eye on Maggie. She could be a whiz at knitting, yet can she hold the police from needling her prior to her store, her attractiveness, and her circle of neighbors turn into unraveled?
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The pleasant pass over Marple is ensnared in A Caribbean Mystery whilst a retired army guy sparks her interest with a photo and a wierd tale of a murderer.
By Lori Armstrong
The PI enterprise is gradual in the course of the frigid wintry weather months. while a tender lady hires Wells/Collins Investigations to poke round at her grandfather’s assisted residing facility, we think a regimen case. yet my companion Kevin and that i instantly spot significant difficulties on the advanced with lax safety, unqualified healthcare team of workers and a shady senior citizen volunteer service provider. in the meantime, a snow fall traps me on the Collins ranch by myself with my father, leaving me no get away from the biting chilly and my sour stories. After I go back from snowbound hell, I research that our client’s grandfather wandered off through the snowstorm. Questions come up approximately who inherits the useless man’s huge property, and Kevin and that i worry we’ve been snowed. as though that’s now not adequate to make my blood boil, a lacking ranch hand’s physique is unearthed on my dad’s land, forcing me to ascertain my relatives loyalty. And while Tony Martinez’s strength struggles in the Hombres’ association areas us either in mortal chance, I query no matter if I’ve been blinded to the chilly tough truths in my lifestyles by means of love or by way of hate. As I struggle through secrets and techniques and lies, my discovery chills me to the bone and that i become aware of a person desires to placed the past—and me—on ice completely.
By Kaye Morgan
Sudoku puzzles integrated! Liza Kelly -- sudoku maven within the small coastal city of Maiden's Bay -- is carrying out a category within the very unlikely of locales -- the minimal safeguard wing of the Seacoast Correctional Facility. the scholars, with a long way an excessive amount of time on their palms, are longing for the distraction. and a few of them are wonderful at their classes. Liza is unhappy to lose her most sensible scholar, yet overjoyed that he is being published from prison...until his useless physique turns up in her room on the neighborhood resort.
By Laura Alden
A brand-new sequence during which homicide is whatever yet undemanding
After Tarver simple School's unpopular primary is murdered, PTA secretary and mom of 2 Beth Kennedy places apart bake revenues and sophistication journey fund-raisers to capture a killer. And whilst contributors of the PTA develop into suspects, she realizes fixing this homicide aren't as effortless as ABC...
By Cleo Coyle
This culinary homicide secret contains scrumptious recipes from the story.
By Celina Grace
The West state city of Abbeyford is celebrating its annual pagan pageant, while the festivities are interrupted via the invention of a truly decomposed physique. quickly, a number of different our bodies are stumbled on yet is it a question of foul play or are those deaths from typical motives? It’s a puzzle that Detective Sergeant Kate Redman and the staff may well do with no, stuck up as they're in investigating an strange sequence of robberies. Newly unmarried back, Kate additionally has to deal with her upcoming Inspector tests and a startling assertion from her buddy and colleague DI Mark Olbeck… whilst a theft is going horribly incorrect, Kate starts to grasp that the 2 situations can be associated. She needs to use all her adventure and intelligence to resolve a significant of really baffling crimes which carry her up opposed to an previous adversary from her earlier… Chimera is the 5th booklet within the bestselling sequence The Kate Redman Mysteries through crime author Celina Grace, writer of Hushabye, Imago and Snarl.
By Sally Goldenbaum
Readers can not help yet get involved during this USA Today bestselling series.
Now in alternate paperback-the new secret sequence that spins a yarn approximately knitters and homicide in a beach village.
Not lengthy after Isabel "Izzy" Chambers opens up a knitting store within the sleepy fishing city of Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, a various crew of girls starts congregating every one week to shape the beach Knitters.
Izzy increases a few eyebrows whilst she rents the house above her store to Angie Archer, whose popularity for unfastened habit and a brief mood has made her unpopular with many locals. yet may perhaps any of them have sought after her lifeless? Angie's physique is came across drowned within the harbor, her lengthy pink hair tangled like seaweed in a lobster trap.
An authentic research ideas the dying an coincidence. There are speculations of too many whiskey sours, a slippery wharf, a dismal night...But Izzy and the seashore Knitters odor whatever fishy. while a number of unusual incidents take place above the store, the ladies choose to take concerns into their very own arms. yet sooner than lengthy, their small-town experience of safeguard is frayed, and the specter of extra violence hangs over this tightly knit community...