By Anna Lee Huber
Scotland, 1830. Following the demise of her expensive buddy, woman Kiera Darby is short of a secure haven. Returning to her early life domestic, Kiera hopes her loved brother Trevor and the merriment of the Hogmanay Ball will distract her. but if a caretaker is murdered and a grave is disturbed at close by Dryburgh Abbey, Kiera is once again thrust into the chilly seize of death.
While Kiera understands that assisting in one other inquiry will basically extra tarnish her popularity, her wisdom of anatomy can make the variation in fixing the case. yet agreeing to enquire capacity Kiera needs to take care of the complex feelings aroused in her via inquiry agent Sebastian Gage.
When Gage arrives, he finds that the incident on the Abbey was once no longer the first—some fiend is digging up outdated bones and preserving them for ransom. Now Kiera and Gage needs to capture the grave robber and positioned the case to rest…before one other sufferer lands up six ft less than.
By Nina Siegal
Valerie Vane was once an up-and-coming way of life reporter at a in demand big apple urban day-by-day. Then she stumbled, quite publicly, and misplaced it all—her column, her fiancé, her entry at the back of the city's velvet ropes. Now she's at the obituary table writing loss of life notices, and it appears like a useless finish.
However, whilst she writes a couple of lately deceased once-famous graffiti artist, the telephone calls commence. A mysterious voice at the different finish of the road tells her the artist's demise was once a murder—and if she have been a true reporter, she'd examine.
But can Valerie alternate her stilettos for gumshoes?
By Deb Baker
From the nationwide Bestselling group of Deb Baker and Hannah Reed!
Story Fischer has her palms complete along with her profitable neighborhood marketplace, her Queen Bee Honey company, and new might be boyfriend, Hunter Wallace. Now a girl with a checkered prior has lower back, and while tale is going looking for certainly one of her hives that has taken off into the woods searching for higher digs, lifeless our bodies and a vicious killer stick to her in.
Originally released in 2011 below the identify Hannah Reed.
By Leslie Meier
"Mothers all over will determine with Lucy Stone and the household difficulties she encounters." --Publishers Weekly
whilst her part-time reporting gig offers Lucy the chance to wait a Boston newspaper convention, she seems ahead to the holiday from family bliss. yet upon leaving Tinker's Cove, she speedy discovers that by myself time should be form of. . .lonely. And in among libel workshops and panel discussions, Lucy takes a guilt journey. She feels poor that she will not be domestic to assist her husband rejoice Father's Day.
But while Luther Read--head of an almost bankrupt newspaper dynasty--suddenly drops lifeless, Lucy has different issues to consider. homicide, for example. She's now not purchasing the speculation that Luther died of an bronchial asthma assault. the guy simply had too many enemies. consistently the intrepid snoop, Lucy vows to enquire. yet she can not help thinking about if her identify will turn out on a byline--or in an obit. . .
"I like Lucy Stone much, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart
Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago Sun-Times
"A actually American model of the English cozy." --Tulsa World
By Joshua Corin
Esme Stuarts erster Fall: Wenn Sie bisher noch nicht wussten, wie guy sich gruselt, dann lernen Sie es beim Lesen dieses Buchs, meint San Franciso ebook Review.
"Wenn es einen Gott gäbe, hätte er mich aufgehalten."
Diese Nachricht steht über dem Portal einer Grundschule in Atlanta. Auf der Straße liegen die Leichen von vierzehn Männern und Frauen, alle schnell und präzise umgebracht. Zweifellos das Werk des Snipers Galileo. Er kann das Leben eines Menschen aus einer Entfernung von über hundert Metern mit einem einzigen Schuss beenden. Und das tut er auch.
Was Gott nicht schaffte, soll Esme Stuart jetzt richten. Sie warfare die beste Profilerin, die das FBI je hatte. Bis sie dem task ihrer Familie zuliebe den Rücken gekehrt hat. Doch bei diesem Fall kribbelt es ihr wieder in den Fingern. Und als ihr ehemaliger Chef sie dann tatsächlich geradezu anfleht, ihm zu helfen, kann sie nicht Nein sagen. Denn noch ahnt sie nicht, wie gefährlich dieser Einsatz für alle Beteiligten werden wird.
By Priscilla Royal
Baron Herbert's go back from campaign must have been a joyous get together. in its place, he grows more and more morose, withdraws from his kin, and refuses to percentage his wife's mattress. while his sons start to die in unusual injuries, a few ask even if Herbert harbors a dismal sin for which God has cursed him. The baron unexpectedly sends for Sir Hugh of Wynethorpe, begging his pal to deliver religious and secular healers yet giving little cause of the request. fearful approximately Herbert's descent into depression and the tragic deaths, Sir Hugh persuades his sister, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal Priory, to accompany him in addition to a revered health care provider, grasp Gamel. even supposing he's happy while the prioress brings her healer, Sister Anne, he's dismayed to discover Brother Thomas integrated, a guy he has cause to despise. maybe there's a malign presence at this storm-blasted fortress, oddly named "Doux et Dur." Tensions spark between kinfolk and shortly among those that got here to assist. Death's scythe harvests extra sufferers, and it's not lengthy earlier than Ecclesiastes' grim phrases appear all too apt: there's a season for every thing lower than heaven, together with a time to kill. yet is there additionally a time to heal?
By Nevada Barr
Park ranger Anna Pigeon returns, in a secret that unfolds in and round Lake stronger, in whose chilling depths sunken treasure comes with a perilous fee. In her most up-to-date secret, Nevada Barr sends Ranger Pigeon to a brand new publish amid the chilly, abandoned, and remoted great thing about Isle Royale nationwide Park, a distant island off the coast of Michigan recognized for wonderful deep-water dives of wrecked crusing vessels. forsaking stories of the Texas excessive wasteland and the environmental rip-off she helped discover, Anna is adjusting to the cool damp of Lake better and the spirits and lore of the northern Midwest. but if a regimen program for a diving enable unearths a grisly underwater homicide, Anna unearths herself 260 ft less than the forbidding floor of the lake, looking for the relationship among a drowned guy and an age-old shipment send. Written with a naturalist's think for the wasteland and a willing realizing of characters who thrive in severe stipulations, a superb loss of life is a passionate, atmospheric page-turner.
By Kate Dyer-Seeley
After speaking her method right into a activity writing for Portland's Northwest severe journal, Meg Reed could now fairly be in over her head. truly, approximately 8,000 toes over her head. . .
She's at Mount Hood's distant Silcox Hut, protecting the the heavily hardcore Ridge Rangers-- Oregon's elite high-altitude rescue team--during their four-day wintry weather education. yes, Meg beefed up her outside abilities over the summer season . . . yet she's nonetheless hoping to hide the development with a few scorching chocolate by means of the cheery fire. Then, in the course of a unexpected snow fall, she swears she hears gunshots. not anyone stranded within the hut believes her . . . until eventually self-absorbed Ridge Ranger Ben Rogers is located open air in a pool of frozen blood. Meg's now obtained to discover this killer quick . . . earlier than cabin fever does all of them in!
Praise For Scene Of The Climb
"A appropriate assessment of the higher Portland and Columbia River Gorge sector, excellent for commute buffs. Her protagonist exhibits promise along with her made up our minds perspective and moxie." --Library Journal
Includes experience Guides!
By Ellen Hart
The yule revival of a classic dual towns radio serial is not just for fun--dealing because it does with the scandalous unsolved Fifties homicide of lovely Kay Collins. yet a fair deeper secret intrigues radio character Bram Baldric and his sleuthing spouse, Sophie Greenway: Why has the station's proprietor insisted on airing this actual case whilst her son--Kay Collins's two-timing lover--happened to were the major suspect in it? Merriment and mistletoe are out this Christmas; risk and homicide are in.
By Robin Allen
Poppy Markham virtually grew up on the kin eating place in Austin, Texas, and, until eventually lately, labored as a sous chef less than her surly stepsister Ursula. Poppy's uncertain if her dad will ever forgive her for leaving the relatives enterprise to turn into a public wellbeing and fitness inspector--the such a lot reviled determine within the eating place industry--but whilst he asks her again into the kitchen to aid out through the restaurant's grand re-opening, she cannot refuse. Chaos ensues whilst the visitor of honor, Michelin-rated chef Évariste Bontecou, is located stabbed to dying with Ursula's knife. Sacrebleu!
Sorting via all people who had it in for the hot-headed, philandering French chef is worse than deboning a Coho salmon. may well or not it's the undesirable boy sous chef eyeing his likelihood on the most sensible or the conniving waitress rumored to be Évariste's paramour du jour? The nearer Poppy will get to the reality, the warmer issues get. And as we all know: if you cannot stand the warmth, remain out of the kitchen.