By Joan Hess
Arly Hanks is summoned to ny from her cozy publish as leader of Police in Maggody, Arkansas, to rescue fatherland housewives within the urban for the finals of the Krazy KoKo bake-off. nationwide ad/promo. journey.
By Sue Grafton
A spiderweb of risky relationships lies on the middle of V is for Vengeance, Sue Grafton's bold new Kinsey Millhone novel.
A lady with a murky earlier who kills herself-or used to be it homicide? A spoiled child awash in playing debt who thinks he can beat the process. A stunning lady whose existence is ready to splinter right into a thousand fragments. A expert shoplifting ring operating for the Mob, racking up thousands from stolen items. A wandering husband, wealthy and ruthless. a filthy cop so entrenched at the strength he's resistant to publicity. A sinister gangster, conscienceless and brutal. A lonely widower mourning the demise of his lover, determined for solutions, that could be worse than the ache of his loss. a personal detective, Kinsey Millhone, whose thirty-eighth-birthday reward is a punch within the face that leaves her with black eyes and a busted nose.
And a chic and strong businessman whose dealings are certainly outdoor the legislations: the magus on the middle of the web.
V: sufferer. Violence. Vengeance.
By Gilly Macmillan
The New York Times bestselling writer of What She Knew returns with an electrifying new novel approximately how the previous will regularly locate us...
"Literary suspense at its finest.”—Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling writer of Pretty Baby
“A splendidly addictive ebook with virtuoso plotting and characters - for someone who enjoyed Girl at the Train, it’s a needs to read.”
— Rosamund Lupton
Zoe Maisey is a seventeen-year-old musical prodigy with a genius IQ. 3 years in the past, she used to be interested by a sad incident that left 3 classmates useless. She served her time, and now her mom, Maria, is resolved to maintain that devastating truth tucked distant from their new starting, hiding the prior even from her new husband and critical Zoe do the same.
Tonight Zoe is giving a recital that Maria has been making plans for months. It should be the functionality of her existence. yet as an alternative, by way of the top of the night, Maria is useless.
In the aftermath, everyone—police, kin, Zoe’s former solicitor, and Zoe herself—tries to piece jointly what occurred. yet as Zoe understands all too good, actually hardly ever uncomplicated, and the nearer we're to a person, the fewer we may perhaps see.
By Christine Barber
"Christine Barber is new to the Southwest within the feel that The alternative Child is her first novel. yet she has a very good consider for the territory and for the kin connections that implement its powerful neighborhood bonds."
―THE long island occasions publication REVIEW
Every yr, the folk of Santa Fe assemble jointly for the burning of a four-story-tall determine known as Zozobra, an area customized that that happens through the Fiesta de Santa Fe. Early the following morning, because the sounds of the Fiesta occasion nonetheless echo throughout the streets, cranium is came upon within the ashes of Zozobra.
As Detective Sergeant Gilbert Montoya starts off to enquire the case, nerve-racking monitors of human bones commence showing at spiritual websites round the urban. With a potential psychopath at the unfastened, Gil is going to newspaper editor Lucy Newroe for support to discover the individual dependable in a case that might take them into the top and lowest degrees of Santa Fe society.
Christine Barber used to be hugely praised for her first ebook, The alternative Child, which received the 1st annual Tony Hillerman Prize and used to be named a New York Times extraordinary booklet. An exciting, notable new secret, The Bone Fire captures the colourful New Mexican panorama and the original international of Santa Fe.
By J.T. Ellison
It was once a homicide made for television: a path of tiny bloody footprints. An blameless youngster enjoying beside her mother's bludgeoned physique. beautiful younger Corinne Wolff, seven months pregnant, brutally murdered in her personal home.
Cameras and questions do not frequently faze Nashville murder lieutenant Taylor Jackson, however the media frenzy surrounding the Wolff case is very nasty…and thorough. whilst the possible version mommy is associated with an novice porn website with underage actresses and unwitting gamers, the sharks start to circle.
The surprise is magnified whilst an outdated adversary makes use of the attractive mystery photos to implicate Taylor in a murder—an accusation that threatens her occupation, her attractiveness and her relationship.
Both instances hinge at the evidence—real or manufactured—of crimes that transcend ardour, into the world of obsessive vengeance and stunning betrayal. simply what the networks love.
By Amanda Matetsky
Secret novelist and crime reporter Paige Turner is delighted to work out the most well liked convey on Broadway-but whilst she visits the superstar the subsequent morning, he is been upfront chilled. together with her buddy Abby, Paige embarks on a quest for the killer that has her springing everywhere in the urban like an overheated tom cat.
By Karen Cantwell
what is extra chaotic than a home with a canary, hungry cats, and a yappy poodle with removing concerns? solution: Barbara Marr on a homicide research. that is correct, while Barb attends her first motion picture overview screening, movie director Kurt Baugh dies inside of twenty mins of assembly her. If that may not undesirable adequate, her buddy, ex-Mafioso, Frankie Romano, is arrested for the homicide. In ordinary Barbara Marr type, a complete load of difficulty ensues whilst she seeks to vindicate Frankie of the crime. extra laughs, extra enjoyable, extra Barbara Marr! This 3rd ebook within the well known Barbara Marr homicide secret sequence brings Barb out of the suburbs and into the slimy, city international of shiny lighting, nightly information, and drive-by shootings. fortunately, she by no means loses her humorousness or her skill to befriend a few decidedly quirky characters.
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 until eventually Goldy provides a hefty serving of revenge.
An ex-husband from hell....
Patricia McCracken is bound that her obstetrician and her penny-pinching HMO are chargeable for the lack of her child. Now she is suing either, and he or she desires Goldy's recommendation on popping out on most sensible. For Dr. John Richard Korman, aka the Jerk, is none except Goldy's abusive ex-husband. Goldy understands all approximately John Richard's mystery life--but even she is stunned while he is arrested for the homicide of his most modern girlfriend.
A dish top served cold....
As a lot as Goldy want to see her ex get his simply cakes, might he rather be a killer? quickly she is going to locate herself sifting via a highly spiced mixture of scorching gossip for clues to a secret that threatens her catering time limit, her dating along with her son and new husband... or even her lifestyles.
By Edie Claire
The second one Leigh Koslow secret from the acclaimed writer of Never Buried...
While operating on the neighborhood zoo, Leigh Koslow stumbles upon a grisly discovery within the tiger cage--a human leg! Worse, the police imagine she's in charge. Now, she is going to need to installed loads of extra time to place the genuine killer in a cage in their personal earlier than she finally ends up both in jail--or lunch for the lions....
Praise for the Leigh Koslow Mysteries:
"Funny, fast paced, clever... sheer delight." --Carolyn Hart*
"Thoroughly delightful... vibrant, breezy, and witty. i could not placed it down." --Tamar Myers
"Leigh Koslow is a smart addition to the ranks of novice detectives...a welcome change." --Eve ok. Sandstrom
* an excellent, witty follow-up to Claire's acclaimed debut, Never Buried (4/99)
By Lori Armstrong
Given the trainwreck my lifestyles has develop into, I’ve earned my cynical angle. I’m trapped in a dead-end activity on the endure Butte County Sheriff’s Office—a place I took out of desperation after the brutal homicide of my Lakota half-brother. 3 years have handed, his case is chilly, and my coping mechanisms—tequila, cigarettes and doubtful men—no longer function excuses for my grief; they outline who I am.
Welcome to my world—Julie Collins, harbinger of doom and a sucker for misplaced causes.
So whilst the physique of a sixteen-year-old white lady surfaces and the demise info are alarmingly just like my brother’s homicide, Kevin Wells—my top good friend and native PI—admits he’d been employed to discover the lacking child earlier than she became up lifeless.
I’m roped into assisting Kevin tie up unfastened ends concerning the girl’s disappearance…and that’s whilst issues start to resolve. Lies are printed. Bullets begin flying. but nothing—not even dying threats—will cease me from digging for the reality and discovering the justice for this lady that my brother was once denied.
But the killer is keen to kill back to ensure those secrets and techniques remain buried. And this time, I’m within the crosshairs.