By Elizabeth Peters
What lies underneath . . .
At first, Jean Suttman suggestion she had died and long past to heaven while she used to be granted the chance to check in Rome. however the physique that’s mendacity within the old subterranean Temple of Mithra—the murdered corpse of a repulsive and disliked fellow student—is faraway from her notion of heavenly. Now she’s actually worried, and never simply because small “accidents” appear to be taking place round her with demanding regularity. It’s the ever-increasing walk in the park that somebody, for a few unknown cause, is ruthlessly made up our minds to do her damage. Jean’s blameless underground expedition right into a sacred pagan position has trapped her in anything darkish and terrifying, or even the information that functional, perceptive fellow American Jacqueline Kirby is at the case won’t ease her fears. simply because there’s basically up to now Jean Suttman can run . . . and no get away for her other than death.
By Deborah Sharp
My stars and garters—Hollywood has descended on little ol' Himmarshee, Florida. As animal wrangler for a cowboy movie, Mace is at the set whilst she discovers the boastful government manufacturer shot lifeless, his physique on reveal within the horse corral. With each person from spoiled starlets to conniving staff contributors cursing the man's identify, who in blue blazes didn't are looking to kill Norman Sydney? As Mama's head swells to diva proportions, because of her miniscule motion picture function, Mace shines an unwelcome highlight at the big-city movie folks to bare a killer.
"This zany fourth access in Sharp's sequence is a function invaluable of the large screen." —LIBRARY JOURNAL
"Sibling competition, steamy romance, a stunning killer, and many catfish and hush domestic dogs make this Southern comfortable a winner." —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
"A amazing blend of sleuthing and silliness." —ST. PETERSBURG TIMES
"Who knew who-dun-it wouldn't simply hold you guessing—but have you ever laughing!" —HODA KOTB, NBC TODAY express CO-ANCHOR
By Jeffery Deaver
Taylor Lockwood spends her days operating as a paralegal in a single of latest York’s preeminent Wall road legislations organisations and her nights taking part in jazz piano anywhere she will. however the rhythm of her existence is disrupted whilst legal professional Mitchell Reece requests her assist in finding a stolen record that may fee him not just the multimillion-dollar case he’s protecting yet his profession in addition. desirous to catch up with to this good-looking, fantastic, and extremely deepest guy, Taylor indicators on, in simple terms to discover that as she delves deeper and deeper into what is going on at the back of closed doorways at Hubbard, White & Willis, she is uncovering greater than she desires to know–including secrets and techniques destructive adequate to destroy careers and hazardous sufficient to push an individual to devote homicide. but who's able to going to that severe? together with her existence at the line, Taylor is set to benefit the deadly solution.
By Liliana Hart
Marriage ceremony plans are in complete swing in Bloody Mary, Virginia. J.J. Graves is able to stroll down the aisle and begin a brand new lifestyles - besides the fact that children her father remains to be at the free, blood cash is stashed in her closet, and an unidentified physique is lacking from her mom and dad' bunker. however it is not her own existence that is threatening her likelihood to assert "I Do." it is the continues to be of a kin of 4 that have been killed in a regular condominium hearth. yet as soon as JJ and Jack commence investigating, they locate there is not anything "ordinary" approximately homicide.
By Patricia Cornwell
The clues to a sequence of remorseless killings cross up in smoke—and merely Kay Scarpetta can locate them during this number 1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.
“Sears its means into the psyche…Ablaze with Cornwell’s most interesting, scariest writing.”—Atlanta magazine Constitution
The devastating hearth tore during the horse farm, destroying every little thing it touched. picking out during the wreckage, Dr. Kay Scarpetta uncovers human remains—the paintings of an audacious and wily killer who makes use of hearth to masks his brutal murders. And while Scarpetta learns that her previous nemesis, Carrie Grethen, has escaped from a sanatorium for the criminally insane and is someway concerned, the research turns into own. Tragedy moves with regards to domestic. And Scarpetta needs to fit Grethen’s each circulate with certainly one of her personal to douse the inferno of evil that threatens every person round her…
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By Rita Lakin
Gladdy Gold had reached a golden second. There she used to be, soaking in a sizzling bath with a guy she loved, faraway from citadel Lauderdale and her nosy neighbors…until an pressing message despatched her working domestic. Now her unique holiday is a reminiscence, Gladdy’s would-be beau, Jack, is livid, and never merely are the women of the Gladdy Gold Detective organisation all alive and well—they’re onto a sizzling new homicide case.
Is a retirement-home Romeo in charge for the mysterious deaths in Florida’s most magnificent groups? Gladdy and her curious kibitzers should move undercover to discover out—covering themselves with as many fancy-schmancy airs as attainable. yet with Gladdy’s drama queen sister Evvie enjoying the position of a Palm seashore flirt, their enjoyable and video games flip lethal. For by the point the ladies identification their perp, Evvie is within the palms of a killer—and loving it.…
By Cara Black
Parisian P.I. Aimée Leduc is attacked and blinded in the course of an research. Can she resolve her case with no her sight—and whilst her personal existence is in danger?
Parisian deepest investigator Aimée Leduc is all dressed up in her new chinese language silk jacket, supposedly a designer’s “exclusive,” for dinner with a tricky shopper at a sublime eating place within the Bastille district. She is chagrined to determine that the lady seated on the very subsequent desk is donning the same jacket. while the lady leaves her mobile phone at the desk, Aimée follows her to come back it and is attacked within the shadowy Passage Boule Blanche. while she regains awareness, Aimée reveals that she is blind. however, she is informed she is fortunate; the lady she used to be following used to be present in the following passage, murdered.
Aimée is decided to spot her attacker. used to be he truly a serial killer concentrating on showy blondes, because the police insist? used to be he relatively after the opposite lady? Or was once Aimée his meant sufferer?
By Charlaine Harris
Lily Bard heads domestic for the holidays.
Lily heads to her native land of Bartley for her estranged sister?s Christmas Eve marriage ceremony. yet there's something within the air in addition to vacation cheer?there?s homicide. And Lily needs to paintings quick to scrub up the messy case prior to her sister can provide to like, honor, and obey a killer.
During this 3rd Jane Perry novel, Laurel Dewey takes Jane out of Denver to the small city of Midas the place the manager of Police is an in depth buddy of Jane's boss. Jacob Van Gorden, the fifteen-year-old son of a favorite quarter businessman, has disappeared and all symptoms element to his abductor being Jordan Copeland, a guy who devoted an analogous crime many years in the past. Jane settles into this little group much longer than she desires, residing with a preacher and his relatives (including their eccentric teenage daughter who used to be Jacob's girlfriend). There are symptoms that Jacob remains to be alive, so the clock is ticking. And as Jane investigates Jordan Copeland, she starts off to have doubts approximately his guilt and starts off to discover symptoms of devastating – or even lethal – secrets and techniques throughout Midas.Meanwhile, Jane needs to take care of massive secrets and techniques of her personal. One hits her within the intestine sooner than she leaves Denver and the opposite creeps up on her from the main not likely of areas. And on best of this, Hank Ross, proprietor of a bar in Midas, has by some means controlled to discover a manner underneath Jane's armor-plated defenses, forcing her to deal with emotions she hasn't allowed to floor for a truly lengthy time.Revelations is the main robust and private Jane Perry novel but. Teeming with the passions and ambiguities that make Laurel Dewey so compelling to learn, it's a breathtaking tale of mysteries printed and withheld.
By Tamar Myers
The Corpse Is within the Mail
Den of Antiquity proprietress Abigail Timberlake's Halloween gown celebration is a roaring success—until an unforeseen fireplace sends the panicked visitors fleeing from Abby's emporium. One exiting reveler she is barely too chuffed to determine the again of is Tweetie "Little Bo Peep" Timberlake—unfaithful spouse of Abby's faithless ex, Buford. yet now not lengthy after the conflagration is introduced lower than regulate, the previous Mrs. T. discovers an unusual go well with of armor in her condo. And crammed inside of is the seriously siliconed, no-longer-living physique of the present Mrs. T.
Certainly a few enraged collector of medieval chain mail has despatched Abby this lethal supply. yet diving into their eccentric ranks may well end up a deadly proposition for the plucky antiques dealer/amateur sleuth. or even a steel swimsuit will not be adequate to guard Abby from the vicious and vindictive attentions of a crazed killer.