By Charlaine Harris
From the New York Times bestselling writer of lifeless Over Heels and the Sookie Stackhouse novels.
Roe remains to be in mourning over her husband's dying whilst a film corporation arrives in Lawrenceton. they have come to make a movie in accordance with a e-book written through her one-time boyfriend Robin Crusoe, a e-book that specified their shared research of a sequence of murders that happened years before.
but if the lead actress-who is taking part in Roe-is killed, Robin and Roe subscribe to forces once more to thwart a killer, with no realizing that Roe herself is the following goal.
By Jeff Miller
Special Agent Dagny grey makes sense, athletic, and fearless. She’s additionally fragile, depressed, and anorexic. If she doesn’t get fit quickly, the FBI will drop her—and she’ll by no means have an opportunity to finish the crime spree of the so-called “bubble gum thief.”
It begun with the robbery of a pack of gum, and the ominous observe he left in the back of: this is often MY FIRST CRIME. MY subsequent may be higher. each weeks, he promises in this pledge, committing an even bigger crime, and promising that the subsequent may be even worse. whilst petty robbery offers strategy to bloody homicide, the stakes develop into transparent. He may possibly have began with the smallest crime attainable, yet he’s development towards the most important crime possible.
There’s a mode to the gum thief’s insanity, and designated Agent Dagny grey understands she will determine it out…if the Bureau will enable her. yet will it's in time to avoid the cataclysmic finale of his escalating spree?
By Richard Goodfellow
A riveting debut mystery with the twists and turns of North through Northwest and The Firm approximately an American in Japan who comes upon a mysterious decades-old diary and finally ends up stuck in an online of worldwide espionage he can't in all probability fathom.
Max Travers is an English instructor in Japan. while his manipulative boss starts swindling the unsuspecting mom and dad of his scholars, Max needs to retrieve his passport to come back domestic. Max sneaks into her workplace in simple terms to bump into a housebreaking in development. Max slightly escapes yet by chance takes a wierd diary certain in leather-based and embossed with a wierd seal. Little does Max comprehend that this diary has been hidden for over part a century, and its secrets and techniques might topple a few of Japan's strongest humans and rewrite the background of the royal relatives.
Max quickly reveals himself at the run from every person, from tattooed Yakuza to the japanese police and a mysterious American who has ties within the maximum locations, all prepared to kill for the diary's secrets and techniques. together with his and girlfriend's lives within the stability, Max needs to decipher the diary's secrets and techniques in a richly distinct and impressive mystery that covers every thing from international struggle II to Watergate.
By Joe R. Lansdale
Richard Dane has killed a guy. He can't unhear the firing of the gun or unsee the blood on his front room wall. yet every body within the small city of LaBorde, Texas is familiar with Dane acted in self safety. everyone other than Ben Russel, the ex-con father of the small-time legal who invaded Dane's home.
When Russel comes trying to find revenge opposed to Dane's relations, the 2 are without notice drawn right into a conspiracy that conceals the vilest of crimes. Surrounded by way of police corruption, mafia deception, and underworld brutality, Dane, Russel, and whimsical PI Jim Bob Luke have stumbled on a online game they won't survive.
By Maddy Hunter
Dead within the water.
For shuttle escort Emily Andrew and her fellow Iowans, aloha capability "hello" to the entire solar, surf, and delicious delicacies their Hawaiian cruise has to provide. yet for Professor Dorian Smoker, a popular specialist at the mythical Captain prepare dinner, aloha additionally capability "good-bye"―as in "man overboard."
Sure, it will probably were an twist of fate. yet Emily wonders if a few visitor with a grudge may need knocked off the opinionated professor. or perhaps it had anything to do with that lacking magazine Nana's pal lent him―the one with the mysterious treasure map. Emily figures the map is perhaps a faux. but if one other replica turns up, she and her buddies take off, rafting down rivers and plunging via jungles to discover the treasure themselves. regrettably, Professor Smoker's killer simply may have an identical proposal. And this tropical warmth wave may possibly speedy become a criminal offense wave...
By Robert Goddard
Why should still distinct Edwardian cupboard minister Edwin Strafford renounce on the peak of his parliamentary occupation? Why does the lady he loves so all at once and coldly reject him? Why, seventy years later, may still humans visit such lengths — whilst a long way as homicide — to avoid the reality from being revealed?
Martin Radford, historical past graduate, disaffected and unemployed, leaps on the probability to get to the island of Madeira and start the quest for an answer to the interesting mystery of Edwin Stafford's fall from grace. besides the fact that, his seeming success turns to nightmare as his research triggers a weird and wonderful and violent teach of occasions which remorselessly entangles him and those that believed that they had escaped the spectre of crimes long gone yet by no means paid for...
By Kinky Friedman
Kinky Friedman has consistently confirmed himself to be a grasp of the offbeat and irreverent, and nonetheless manages to tug off a helluva whodunit within the approach. Now the Kinkster could have met his fit during this fantastically crafted, fiendishly shrewdpermanent story of a assassin who is methodically killing off unsuspecting ny males. Gallingly, all clues element towards Kinky.
Greenwich Village is the atmosphere for Ten Little New Yorkers, a story of homicide and mayhem as purely Friedman can warble it and that includes his traditional suspects, together with Ratso -- Dr. Watson to Kinky's singular Sherlock Holmes. because the clues and our bodies pile up and the law enforcement officials strong-arm Kinky as their guy, he has to leap via hoops to discover the true killer, all of the whereas keeping his outrage and, after all, his innocence. The assassin should be anyone with reference to Kinky, which results in a shocker of an finishing that might definitely take Kinky devotees thoroughly by way of surprise.
With a wink and a nod to Dame Agatha (as in Christie), and then all resemblance to these vintage mysteries fades, this can be certainly one of Friedman's most intricate and impossible to resist page-turners but. Cunningly tentous problems with existence, loss of life, guilt, innocence, love, loss, and the chance of fake confessions, this can be Kinky Friedman at his wily, suspenseful, and sacrilegious top.
By John Brady
Evoking the discussion, panorama, and lifestyles varieties of smooth eire, the hero of All Souls returns in a narrative of homicide and ambition regarding a former Dublin prostitute whose physique is located in a canal.
By Ann Parker
"In summer season 1880, many come to the fast-rising wellbeing and fitness inn of Manitou, Colorado, on the foot of Pike's top to "chase the medication" for tuberculosis. yet Inez Stannert, part-owner of the Silver Queen Saloon in Leadville, travels for a distinct cause to this city well known for its mineral springs and surroundings. After a protracted separation, she's reuniting along with her younger son, William, and her liked sister, concord. although, the stagecoach trip to Manitou turns deadly whilst East Coast businessman Edward velocity mysteriously dies less than the horrified gaze of Inez and Pace's spouse and kids. when they arrive on the posh Mountain Springs apartment inn, Pace's widow begs Inez to make inquires into her husband's premature demise. As Inez digs deeper, she uncovers shady enterprise dealings of these hoping to learn from the arriving bonanza in medicinal waters and miracle treatments, scientific practitioners who kindle fake hopes within the determined and the loss of life, and deception that predates the Civil conflict. Pace's unexpected loss of life isn't the in simple terms occasion that tarnishes Inez's hopes of a cheerful reunion together with her son and sister. Inez's husband, Mark Stannert, has reappeared after a year-and-a-half absence, after Inez has made different plans for her destiny. while she fights to carry directly to her baby and the existence she has outfitted for herself, Inez involves discover there is not any "cure" for murder....
By Jenn McKinlay
ONE IN A MILLINER
Scarlett Parker and her British cousin, Vivian Tremont, are demanding at paintings at Mim’s Whims—their women’ hat store on London’s stylish Portobello Road—to create hats for an Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea, a fund-raiser for a neighborhood children’s sanatorium. it kind of feels like a superbly whimsical technique to move the hat, and Scarlett and Viv are thrilled to outfit the Grisby kin, the hosts who're hoping to elevate sufficient funds to call a brand new health facility wing after their patriarch.
Unfortunately, the Grisby inheritor won't dwell to determine it—he’s been poisoned. whilst lines of the poison are discovered at the hat Scarlett and Viv made for him, the police develop into curiouser and curiouser approximately their involvement. Now the women have to don their considering caps and locate the tea get together crasher who’s mad sufficient to kill on the drop of a hat…