By Kate Collins
Abby Knight is the proud proprietor of her place of birth flower store, yet a brand new inexpensive competitor is killing her profits-and a black SUV simply rammed her classic Corvette in a hit-and-run. She's decided to trace down the driving force, but if the path turns lethal, the following flower association should be for her personal funeral.
By Vicki Lane
Elizabeth Goodweather is aware what it’s prefer to be an intruder, to maintain secrets and techniques and nurse wounds. yet Elizabeth raised a relations in those mist-shrouded North Carolina hills and is deeply settled on her small farm—even discovering the distance to allow a brand new guy into her lifestyles. every little thing adjustments whilst her daughter Rosemary returns domestic, decided to resolve a nineteen-year-old riddle: the mysterious disappearance of her ally, Maythorn Mullins, whilst the women have been simply ten.Soon Elizabeth and her daughter are prying into the unusual background of the Mullins family members, confronting a posh thicket of relationships and exploring a realm of magic and Cherokee legend that Maythorn shared secretly with Rosemary. yet so much of all, they're going to observe that at the back of a child’s disappearance was once whatever extra evil and much nearer than they ever imagined....
By Mary Daheim
In Alpine, Washington–Mary Daheim’s comfortable hamlet within the Cascade Mountains–mystery lovers can meet fogeys whose colourful quirks and inviting demeanour make the city suppose like domestic. Alpine’s bastion of bylines, Emma Lord’s weekly newspaper, The Alpine suggest, is the present that drives the rumor mill of small-town existence . . . and coffee demise. yet even the eagerly expected suggest isn’t resistant to the perils of the skin world.THE ALPINE TRAITOREmma Lord is stunned to listen to the outrageous information: The recommend is embroiled in a takeover bid. Worse, the ruthless acquisitioners are the heirs of Emma’s longtime and tragically departed lover, Tom Cavanaugh. they've got come to Alpine–to remain. quickly, conflict traces are drawn and warfare is asserted. Then the 1st casualty is chanced on facedown on the Tall bushes Motel.The sufferer is Dylan Platte, entrance guy for the buy-out provide Emma grew to become down chilly. clearly, Emma is a primary suspect. Then it seems that the useless guy has an incredible shock for the living–one that consists of the glamorous Ginger Roth, a bodacious Alpine beginner who can practice the dumb blonde act in her sleep. Emma’s ever-inquisitiv a bullet, Emma and the remainder of the e residence & domestic editor, Vida Runkel, plumbs her huge grapevine, from the Burger Barn to the Venison lodge, decided to attach the dots. but if an suggest insider is subsequent to takeAlpiners make it their project to discover a killer.Mary Daheim’s most up-to-date Alpine mystery throws an interesting wrench into Emma’s area, delighting fanatics with a beneficiant assisting of simply deserts–in a city the place secrets and techniques are everybody’s enterprise.
By Nancy Taylor Rosenberg
Her paintings for the Ventura County Probation division brings Carolyn Sullivan face-to-face with the main wicked criminals, and serial killer Raphael Moreno is on the best of the checklist. yet issues get even darker while a unmarried mobilephone name propels her right into a nightmare. Carolyn's brother, Neil, has stumbled on the physique of his female friend floating in his swimming pool - and he is quickly the leading suspect in her homicide. Neil has an alibi: he used to be in mattress with megastar heiress Melody Asher. but if Melody refuses to again up Neil's tale and the facts opposed to him mounts, the brother Carolyn idea she knew without warning sounds like a whole stranger. the most important to every little thing seems Moreno, yet getting inside of his head is a deadly online game. Now Carolyn needs to locate the braveness to make the last word selection - no matter if to chance the lives of blameless humans or store herself and people she loves most...
By Susan Conant
Lifeless and Doggone
By Linda Howard
In Linda Howard’s proficient palms, moment probabilities, unforeseen romance, and unrelenting motion mix right into a riveting new novel of suspense. In dying Angel, undesirable women can get up and belief their hearts, undesirable men can struggle for what’s correct . . . and loss of life simply could be the one strategy to swap one’s life.A notable attractiveness with a flavor for diamonds and unsafe males, Drea Rousseau is greater than content material to be arm sweet for Rafael Salinas, a infamous crime lord who offers with betrayal via fast and treacherous potential: a bullet to the again of the top, a blade around the neck, an incendiary gadget underneath a vehicle. desirous to holiday with Rafael, Drea makes a fateful choice and a determined stream, stealing a mountain of money from the malicious killer. in any case, an break out has to be financed.Though Drea runs, Salinas is familiar with she can’t hide–and he dispatches a cold-blooded murderer in sizzling pursuit, leading to a sad flip of occasions. Or does it?Left for useless, Drea miraculously returns to the area of the residing a replaced lady. She’s now not shallow and egocentric, now not steals or cheats or sells herself brief. either humbled and extremely joyful with this unforeseen moment probability, Drea embraces her new lifestyles. yet as a way to consider secure and sound–and cease nervously having a look over her shoulder–she might want to take down those that marked her for death.Joining forces with the FBI, delivering important inside of info that merely she will be able to supply, Drea unearths herself operating with the main risky guy she’s ever identified. but the nearer they get to probability, the extra extreme their emotions for every different turn into, and the extra Drea realizes that the price of her new lifestyles will be her lifestyles itself–as good as her middle.
By Gail Bowen
Joanne Kilbourn is calling ahead to a calming weekend on the lake along with her childrens and her new grandchild whilst homicide once again wreaks havoc in Regina, Saskatchewan. a tender colleague on the college the place Joanne teaches is located stabbed to demise within the basement of the library.Ariel Warren used to be a favored lecturer one of the scholars and employees, and her violent demise shocks – and divides – Regina’s small and fractious educational group. Kevin Coyle, a professor previous accused of sexual harassment, is confident the homicide is attached to his case, whilst Ariel’s long-time lover, Charlie Dowhanuik, a radio talk-show host, turns out to indicate the finger at himself in his on-air reviews at the day of the murder.Aghast at Charlie’s indiscretion, his father, Howard, asks his previous good friend Joanne for her support. yet earlier than Joanne has an opportunity to begin trying to find the reality, she is scorched by way of the white-hot anger of militant feminists on campus while a vigil for the lifeless girl turns gruesome. rather than a tribute to Ariel’s lifestyles, the vigil turns into an indignant protest approximately violence opposed to ladies. many of the ladies there are particular they be aware of who killed Ariel, and they're out for vengeance.The daily kinfolk difficulties and joys Joanne Kilbourn reports as she solves baffling homicide situations have endeared her to more and more enthusiasts, as have the tv video clips, starring Wendy Crewson as Joanne. The 7th novel in Gail Bowen’s much-loved sequence, Burying Ariel bargains readers an creative, compassionate, and, certainly, difficult mystery.From the Hardcover version.
By Tanya Huff
It all started with blood and loss of life. And Vicki Nelson, PI was once on the scene. The sufferer have been brutally, inhumanly spread out. Messy paintings. She'd needed to hide the corpse along with her coat. It had type of made her think concerned. Now Vicki is stuck up within the lethal pursuit of a mass assassin with an inhuman urge for food for mayhem and destruction. And her consultant at the case is doing not anything to hose down her transforming into feel of foreboding. yet then, with a being of unspeakable evil stalking the town, purely Vicki Nelson may best friend herself to Henry Fitzroy, the illegitimate baby of Henry VIII and a five-hundred-year-old vampire.
By Lynn Sholes
Solid by way of the 7th new release grandson of Adam, used to pierce the facet of Christ on the Crucifixion, and possessed by means of a few of history's strongest men-Constantine, Attila the Hun, Adolf Hitler, Harry Truman - the Holy Lance is set for use back. The Forces of Evil intend to exploit the traditional relic to release the Hades undertaking and produce humankind to its knees. From the Kremlin to the Vatican to an Ethiopian church housing the Ark of the Covenant, Cotten Stone races to discover the Holy Lance. Time is working out as Cotten confronts the guy who holds in his hand the future of the area, a guy who died greater than eighty five years previous. 'An unparalleled novel, a gloomy labyrinth of suspense, foreign intrigue, and apocalyptic horror' - Douglas Preston, co-author of "Book of the Dead". 'Fans of religious-themed thrillers like "The Da Vinci Code" will take pleasure in' - "Library Journal".
By Cherri Galbiati
A Becky McAllen secret Novel
A bloody homicide on the Piper Mansion. the one witness, Tasha-- a German shepherd dog...
There's been a homicide in Spike, a small Texas city. The financial institution president and his spouse have been present in their domestic with slashed throats. the invention happened while 4 church girls came visiting for the per thirty days financials. After stumbling onto the ugly scene they determined to scrub issues up sooner than calling the police, to spare the city from seeing the atrocity.
When Becky McAllen, who occurs to be married to the executive of police, turns into Tasha's caretaker, she turns into the killer's subsequent target...a assassin who is after even more than blood.