By Caroline Fardig
Lizzie Hart’s loopy love lifestyles has been prime up this moment…when she eventually will get to marry Blake Morgan. yet with their success, will they make it to ’til loss of life do us part earlier than the marriage even starts?
It’s June within the small city of Liberty, and that suggests it’s marriage ceremony season. quicker than you could say “I do,” the social top of the yr turns lethal as a sadistic killer starts off focusing on on what could be their happiest day.
The terror starts as a groom keels over prior to he can get via his vows. The smart killer frames Bethany McCool, the lifeless groom’s ex, for the homicide. Lizzie is familiar with her pal Bethany is blameless, so she enlists the aid of her fiancé, Blake, and units out to discover the true killer. yet because the mayhem intensifies, the duo realizes they’re going to need to companion up with the police this time rather than attempting to do all of the sleuthing on their own.
As in the event that they don’t have adequate to do, Lizzie and Blake’s special occasion is speedy forthcoming, and neither of them can wait to tie the knot. Lizzie’s domineering mom has taken over the making plans for the marriage, yet even she can’t carry every little thing jointly as one after the other the florist, the baker, and the caterer begin pulling out over protection issues. With the string of violence threatening to smash their fortunately ever after, Lizzie and Blake needs to rush to discover the killer prior to they turn into the following sufferers.
By Melinda Wells
Meet Della Carmichael, proprietor of a cooking institution in Santa Monica, California, and, as of this week, big name of a brand-new cable cooking convey. yet she's approximately so as to add one other credits to her rŽsumŽ: suspect.
By Nevada Barr
Park Ranger Anna Pigeon returns to stand her such a lot duplicitous foe—human nature—in Nevada Barr's New York Times bestseller, Hunting Season.
The quiet great thing about autumn on Mississippi’s Natchez hint is speedily shattered whilst Anna solutions a choice to Mt. Locust, as soon as a operating plantation and lodge, now a vacationer spot. however the guy Anna unearths in an previous bed room is not any vacationer in misery. He’s approximately bare, and intensely dead—his physique bearing marks in step with intercourse video games long past awry. On a writing desk close by is an open Bible with ominous passages turned around in red.
There are secrets and techniques that widespread males during this God-fearing kingdom desire to preserve below wraps—and Anna has stumbled right into a nest of them.
By Sarah Graves
Whilst ex—Wall Streeter Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree received a captivating 1823 fixer-upper in tiny Eastport, Maine, she figured she’d additionally received herself a tranquil, enjoyable lifestyles. yet Jake quickly discovered that appearances should be deceiving, and that even small cities have their proportion of darkish secrets and techniques — together with murder.
Wreck The Halls
People rarely lock their doorways in Eastport. So whilst Jake and her top friend, Ellie, arrive at Faye Anne Carmody’s kitchen door, they knock and stroll correct in. yet notwithstanding Christmas is simply weeks away, what they locate is much from festive: a dazed Faye Anne coated with blood, and her no-good husband — town butcher, Merle — nowhere in sight. Nowhere, that's, till Jake discovers his physique — tidily wrapped in his personal butcher paper....
It doesn’t take lengthy for information of the homicide to race throughout the small city, and with reference to every person has a conception concerning the grisly crime that has robbed Eastport of its least-liked citizen. yet whereas police leader Bob Arnold considers it an open-and-shut case, Jake and Ellie aren’t confident of Faye Anne’s guilt.
Jake has sufficient occurring in her lifestyles with out attempting to examine a homicide. in the end, she’s simply married her longtime love, Wade, and the pair plan to spend the iciness rehabilitating the paint-encrusted home windows in Jake’s outdated condo.
But Jake has to confess that there are lots of information that don’t upload up: for instance, Faye Anne’s criticism that she used to be being stalked, and blood-splattered proof on the crime scene that simply doesn’t make feel. Then there's the diary that Faye Anne’s mystery, someday boyfriend claims is hidden someplace in her residence. may perhaps Faye Anne’s personal magazine be the main to unlocking an excellent extra fiendish homicide plot, or is her double-crossing lover attempting to body her?
When one more Eastport citizen turns up useless, Jake realizes the murderer’s path started lengthy earlier than the evening Merle Carmody died. yet what retains eluding her and Ellie is the intent at the back of the secret. in reality so shut, they could virtually style it — yet can they cease the wise killer sooner than he chisels one other victim’s identify onto a tombstone?
By Kyle Mills
Bestselling novelist Kyle turbines took the country by means of typhoon along with his lovely debut mystery, Rising Phoenix, a robust story of intrigue and suspense that brought maverick FBI agent Mark Beamon. Frederick Forsyth raved, "In the area of political thrillers, i've got the sensation that younger Kyle turbines will quickly be a truly massive player." Now Kyle generators returns together with his so much riveting tale but, an edge-of-the-seat drama that includes a brand new big name -- lady FBI worker Quinn Barry.
vivid, younger, and bold, Quinn Barry desperately desires to be an FBI agent. immediately, although, she's only a low-level worker toiling within the basement at Quantico. yet Quinn's occupation -- and her existence -- are approximately to alter wildly. checking out her new database application, Quinn turns up a mysterious DNA hyperlink between 5 ugly murders. A hyperlink that the previous FBI machine process were conscientiously programmed to overlook. the invention lands her a demotion to the hinterlands, by means of a sequence of unlucky "accidents" that almost finish her lifestyles.
Pitted opposed to a conspiracy of incredible proportions, Quinn is set to discover what a person very strong desires to maintain hidden -- darkish, soiled secrets and techniques related to excessive degrees of presidency. She turns for support to her boyfriend, an formidable younger CIA agent, merely to escape to guard herself and, she hopes, him. eventually an best friend emerges from teh very unlikely position of all, and together with his aid Quinn will eventually flip the tables on her shadowy assailants -- and land herself within the clutches of a sadistic, incredible madman who holds the most important to it all.
Bristling with the galvanizing suspense and hair-trigger motion that Kyle Mills's lovers have come to anticipate, Burn Factor is sure to carve one other notch in bestseller lists nationwide.
By Susan Kandel
"I spent my complete formative years idolizing Nancy Drew. i am pushing 40 now, yet a few fantasies die hard."
Besides her cherished choice of classic clothier garments, there's not anything Cece Caruso cherishes greater than her youth stories of Nancy Drew. Her close to obsession with the fictitious teenage sleuth led her to develop into a certified biographer of vintage secret writers. And now that she's engaged on a booklet approximately Nancy's pseudonymous author, "Carolyn Keene, " Cece's in heaven.
At the L. A. domestic of one other rabid Drew-ophile, Cece reveals a treasure trove of invaluable memorabilia, together with one distinct and a bit of surprising collectible. Later she unearths a lifeless physique -- and a puzzle that will sorely try the abilities of her spunky girlhood heroine. Now she'll need to channel her former idol and unmask a assassin, and the killer could be coming for Cece next.
By Karen MacInerney
It's springtime on Cranberry Island ― and love is within the air. it kind of feels like all girl has the hots for buff coach Dirk De Leon. He and his equally-gorgeous enterprise companion, Vanessa Black, are best a weightloss retreat on the grey Whale hotel ― forcing innkeeper Natalie Barnes to loosen up her butter-laden breakfast menu.
The temper at the island darkens whilst grisly discoveries are made. the 1st is a skeleton walled up on the island's lighthouse. the second one is a corpse of the clean kind ― the good-looking Dirk! may possibly the spirit that when embodied the skeletal is still ― possibly the lighthouse keeper who disappeared a century in the past ― be accountable for Dirk's death?
The police pin the blame on Natalie's boyfriend who ― to her dismay ― had a long-ago fling with Vanessa. to discover the real killer and simplicity her personal aching center, Natalie needs to untangle the knot of jealous girlfriends and spurned admirers that when surrounded the hunky trainer.
"MacInerney provides a touch of the supernatural, throws in a few touristy tidbits and finishes with a few tasty diet-right recipes."―Publishers Weekly
“All thumbs up for Murder so much Maine, one other within the enticing sequence of Cranberry Island mysteries. Karen MacInerney writes with verve and energy, and her Natalie Barnes is a Maine unique. i am able to e-book a room on the grey Whale Inn!”―Susan Wittig Albert, bestselling writer of Nightshade and different China Bayles natural Mysteries
By Maggie Sefton
Taking a troop of holiday makers to Vickie Claymore's alpaca farm does not earn knitter Kelly Flynn a hot welcome. as a substitute she unearths Vickie splayed out on her unique hand-woven rug, her blood seeping into the layout.
By Melanie Jackson
The unthinkable has occurred - a person has murdered Thaddeus Rabbit, wish Fall's Easter Bunny. merely Thaddeus isn't really Thaddeus and Chloe Boston has a useless imposter bunny on her fingers. Can Chloe, Blue, and Alex detect who does not wish in at the Easter party?
By Stephanie Bond
KILL THE COMPETITION is a frothy, humorous page-turner!
There's just one definite solution to get to the top...
In this enjoyable romantic secret, 4 ladies who carpool to their jobs in midtown Atlanta are implicated in a homicide of their workplace!
Praise for KILL THE COMPETITION:
"With a quick velocity that strikes the tale alongside and clever snappy conversation among the characters, Ms Bond has penned one other attention-grabbing learn that might depart her readers short of extra from this proficient and ingenious author." --A Romance overview
"Ms. Bond's expertise for developing characters is great, and you are feeling such as you comprehend them in my opinion. Her narrative is so descriptive that I smelled the exhaust fumes alongside the Georgia four hundred and I-85 to downtown Atlanta." --AOL Romance Fiction discussion board
"DO learn this novel." --Publishers Weekly
Want to kill a couple of hours with a enjoyable booklet? Read KILL THE COMPETITION!
--Other funny romantic mysteries by means of bestselling author Stephanie Bond:
OUR HUSBAND--Hell hath no fury like 3 ladies scorned!
GOT YOUR NUMBER--You can run yet your previous will consistently meet up with you...
WHOLE LOTTA TROUBLE--They did not plan for him to die...
IN DEEP VOODOO--A girl stabs a voodoo doll of her ex and he lands up murdered!
I imagine i like YOU--Sisters proportion every little thing of their closets, together with the skeletons...
TWO men DETECTIVE AGENCY--Two sisters who're whole opposites tackle a failing P.I. agency.