By Kat Martin
By Renee James
"You've probably by no means met a narrator like Bobbi. tricky, delicate, humorous, packed with heart―and a transgender woman." ―Jodi Picoult
Bobbi Logan is a winning businesswoman and a celebrated hairdresser. She is a witty, articulate girl who has survived rape, gender transition, a homicide research, and numerous acts of bullying and bigotry to get the place she is—and she's made enemies alongside the best way. Now one among them is stalking her. With each one passing day, the threats develop into extra brazen, extra violent, and extra own. nobody understands who the following stalker is or why he is after her, yet he is getting nearer each day.
Bobbi is intimidated yet she has vowed to by no means be the sufferer back. She accumulates an inventory of six suspects, and with braveness and patience, she hunts them down, one by means of one—stalking her attainable stalkers. yet as she confronts these males who should want to do her damage, the quantity seven retains haunting her—there needs to be a 7th suspect.
And whilst she reveals him, Bobbi’s international implodes.
By Susan C. Shea
From seriously acclaimed writer, Susan C. Shea, comes Love & demise in Burgundy, an atmospheric secret novel full of solid Chablis, french cheese, and, in fact, murder.
After 3 years of dwelling within the small city of Reigny-sur-Canne, all Katherine Goff relatively wishes is to be accredited via her associates into their little group. yet as an American expat dwelling within the proud sector of Burgundy, that’s no effortless job.
When the aged Frenchman who lives within the village chateau is located useless on the backside of a staircase, the city is changed into a scorching mattress of gossip and suspicion, and Katherine all of sudden reveals herself drawn deeper and deeper into the small town’s secrets and techniques. A motherless youngster, a malicious French widow, a brash song manufacturer, and a would-be Agatha Christie are between these stuck up in a hurricane that threatens to show Katherine’s quiet lifestyles the other way up. As a growing number of of the villagers' secrets and techniques are delivered to mild, Katherine needs to try and determine who, if somebody, within the city she will belief, and which certainly one of her associates simply will be a killer.
By Brian Klingborg
When U.S. Marshal Helen Morrissey is tasked with amassing a fugitive financial institution robber from a distant city within the Sierra Nevadas, she braces for a coarse journey. in any case, with a reputation like Kill satan Falls, her vacation spot has to be a true hellhole.
Turns out that it’s worse than she imagined. a lot worse. After slightly surviving a white-knuckle force in what she suspects is a sabotaged vehicle, she’s caught in a digital ghost city populated via a handful of oddballs and outcasts. yet it’s now not till her prisoner turns up lifeless that Helen realizes she’s in genuine hassle. There are secrets and techniques buried under the outside of Kill satan Falls. secrets and techniques worthy killing for.
"A really frightening suspense story . . . Klingborg is certain to carry your consciousness with the deliciously creepy Kill satan Falls."—Mystery Scene
"A rocky experience! I enjoyed it!"—Suspense Magazine
By Leslie Hills
No one is anxious whilst flight attendant Betty McNair disappears whereas on a layover in Antigua. recognized for her laziness and less-than-exemplary “sleeping” conduct, her fellow crewmembers are in simple terms frustrated and choose to fly directly to Baltimore with out her.
But tomorrow, Mercury, a member of the flight staff, spies a physique floating in Baltimore’s internal Harbor whereas strolling her friend’s puppy. The corpse is Betty, and Mercury’s lifestyles is set to get much more complicated.
Helped via her most sensible pals, Roxie and Rex, and her psychic mom, Madame Zinski, Mercury quickly discovers that Betty used to be embroiled in a perilous video game of smuggling, funds laundering, and blackmail.
Things take an unforeseen own flip, although, while her hunt for the killer leads her to query a winsome pirate named Rick. regardless of her fresh skepticism towards romance, sparks fly among the 2 and Mercury is interested in a guy for the 1st time due to the fact that her husband’s dying. yet will fixing Betty’s homicide additionally discover insupportable truths approximately Rick?
In Murder in Antigua, you by no means recognize what lurks at the back of the following web page. yet, even if it’s threat, humor, or romance, something is certain—you’ll take pleasure in each word.
By Catriona McPherson
Lexy Campbell fell in love and left her local Scotland for a golden existence in California—hitched to a hunk, construction her marriage counseling perform, residing the dream. Six months later she's divorced, broke, and headed domestic. there is only one very last thing. Lexy's merely client—sweet little previous Mrs. Bombarro—is in reformatory for murdering her husband with a fireworks rocket. Lexy is familiar with the police officers have gotten it unsuitable; all she wishes is some days to turn out it and someplace affordable to sleep at evening. yet checking into the final Ditch inn leads Lexy to an entire new forged of characters with issues in their own.
Praise for Catriona McPherson:
"McPherson writes with the enterprise yet soft contact of a spider trying out the power of its web." —The ny instances booklet Review
"Catriona McPherson hooks you together with her eccentric novice sleuth, reinvigorating the exhausted conventions of the cozy-style mystery."—NPR
By J. Rohm
In a compelling, modern first-person voice, Mach relentlessly pursues the tale of what occurred to the sufferer, ANABEL SLOANE, as though fixing the homicide will justify the alternatives Mach has made and supply a key to tips to circulate her lifestyles forward.
A exposure hungry leader health worker, DR. MATTHEW ROWAN, a former medic in the course of desolate tract typhoon, chooses Mach to be an embedded journalist in a distinct activity strength in the workplace of the executive health worker (OCME). Mach is paired with the sergeant in command of the duty strength, EMILIO “MIL” URQUIA, who's reluctant to paintings with a civilian reporter. The police comprehend the reason for dying as drowning, the mechanism of loss of life as poisoning, however the demeanour of loss of life - the lacking piece of the puzzle - eludes them.
Mach and Mil discover ways to interact, simply by a puppy walker, GLORIA YAP, and a luxurious house concierge, RYAN ALEXANDRINE, to unravel Anabel Sloane’s homicide. In equivalent elements of authenticity and novelty, info of forensics and the underlying motives of the genuine property crash bubble to the outside as Mach and Mil’s research profits momentum.
The settings for Mach’s targets are ny in all its grotesque glory, Mach’s humble native land of White Plains, Barry Sloane’s East Hampton property, and the environs. The contrasts supplied by means of those settings underscore the contrasts among the social sessions of latest York. Mach’s skill to bond inside of those strata, as exemplified via her closeness with all 3 of the real male characters - blue collar Mil, informed specialist Scott, and one-percenter Barry - display her commitment and depth.
When Mach’s father dies, she starts off to appreciate that no longer every thing is black or white. every thing is extra a foggy color of grey, turning the made up our minds heroine a piece extra philosophical and tolerant. in any case, it's Mach’s intelligence, integrity, and instinct that aid her remedy the puzzles for which there are not any keys - together with her personal life.
By Barbie O'Connor
By Virginia Brown
Harley Jean's a failed university pupil. Her short occupation in company banking went up in flames. She cannot locate Mr. correct and may accept Mr. improper. She's twenty-six-years old--staring down the barrel at thirty--and now she works as a journey advisor within the whacko land of Elvis. She's named after a bike. Her dad's an Elvis impersonator. Her mother talks to spirit courses.
Someone kidnaps her family's dog--named King, in Elvis's honor. there is a ransom note.
And then, issues relatively get bizarre.
Memphis travel consultant Harley Jean Davidson is set to get pleasure from an extraordinary day without work whilst her mom and dad name with information that King, their border collie, has been dognapped. Harley Jean's mother insists the perpetrator is Bruno Jett, their round the corner neighbor. Harley Jean might relatively run over her personal foot with a motorbike than check with him. he is drop-dead gorgeous--with a deadly perspective she'd wish to stay away from.
But King should be rescued, so she units off to discover him. Harley Jean will get greater than she offers for while she unearths a physique, to boot. Bruno Jett is well concerned, yet how?
The Memphis P.D. desires to pin the homicide on Harley Jean's dad. Now it truly is as much as her to transparent his identify . . . and keep away from turning into the killer's subsequent sufferer.
Leaving company banking for a task freed from pressure were an issue of survival. So the following she used to be, in her overdue twenties and burned out, yet ultimately in a role she did not have to take domestic together with her at evening. It used to be an excellent trade-off--most of the time. at the least, whilst she did not have to house a truly horny attainable assassin . . .
The basement door opened. having a look up, she observed Jett in the course of the cracks within the wood stairs.
For a second he simply stood at the best step, the door propped open along with his foot, then he enable it shut softly in the back of him yet remained nonetheless and silent. He knew an individual used to be the following. The lighting fixtures . . . she'd left the lighting on. She slightly breathed, simply shallow breaths to maintain from passing out, afraid he'd listen her. Bruno Magli footwear descended to the second one riser. She in short closed her eyes, suggestions of O.J. and his notorious footwear reverberating ominously in her mind. without doubt, it used to be coincidence.
The footwear descended one other step, then one other, and he or she held her breath till her ears rang and her lungs ached.
The sneakers stopped at the moment from the ground stair. She observed denim even though the gaps, darkish socks, lengthy legs--she appeared up and her gaze locked with darkish blue eyes peering at her during the risers. Oh rattling.
He smiled, however it wasn't a truly great smile. "Well," he stated, "I appear to have an uninvited visitor."
"I . . . uh, used to be simply searching for you."
"And now you may have discovered me." He reached the ground and became to examine her the place she'd edged out from underneath the steps to suppose for an get away path within the concrete block walls.
"Why yes," she stated, conscious she spoke too brightly, "here you're. Now that you are domestic, i will simply be going."
"No, i don't believe so." He moved a number of steps nearer, close to adequate she may well see the chilly, risky gleam in his eyes. Uh oh.
"Oh, i do not mind," she stated, "really. i feel I listen my mom calling me."'
"They're now not home."
She stared at him suspiciously. "And how have you learnt that?"
"Because that obscene, puke eco-friendly van is long gone from the driveway."
"Oh." That sounded logical. in any case, it were Bobby's first clue. So might be Jett hadn't performed something to them or was once answerable for them leaving. Maybe.
He loomed over her. "I do not like you being the following, and that i do not like my privateness violated. often, I are inclined to get nasty approximately such things as this."
Uh oh. under no circumstances a promising conversation.
Virginia Brown is the writer of greater than fifty novels, such a lot lately the bestselling Dixie Diva Mysteries and the acclaimed mystery/drama, darkish River Road.
By Veronica Heley
Ellie is particularly keen on Tod, and his disappearance shocks her to the center. ahead of she understands it, Ellie is stuck up in a police research that casts a horribly sinister shadow over her decent, close-knit community…