Murder at Ford's Theatre by Margaret Truman

By Margaret Truman

It used to be the location of 1 of the main notorious assassinations in American heritage. Now bestselling secret grasp Margaret Truman premieres a brand new homicide at Ford’s Theater–one that’s scorching off today’s headlines.

The physique of Nadia Zarinski, an enticing younger lady who labored for senator Bruce Lerner–and who volunteered at Ford’s–is came across within the alley in the back of the theatre. quickly a couple of mismatched cops–young, studious Rick Klieman and gregarious veteran Moses “Mo” Johnson–start digging into the victim’s lifestyles, and locate themselves confronting an expanding forged of suspects.

There’s Virginia Senator Lerner himself, rumored to have had a sexual courting with Nadia–and part the ladies in D.C. less than 90. . . . Clarise Emerson, producer/director of Ford’s Theatre and ex-wife of the Senator, whose nomination to go the nationwide Endowment for the humanities (NEA) is now threatened by way of the scandal . . . Jeremiah Lerner, her aimless, hot-tempered son, acknowledged to were slumbering with Nadia while his well-known father wasn’t . . . Bernard Crowley, the theatre’s controller, whose feelings overflow on the point out of the crime . . . light British level celebrity Sydney Bancroft, determined for acceptance and a comeback, and armed with damning information regarding Clarise Emerson . . . and different advanced characters from either side of the footlights.

With her unprecedented knowing of Washington and its avid gamers, and her savvy feel of ways unusual bedfellows lower offers even in the course of mayhem, Margaret Truman continually provides the main refined and pleasant suspense. Murder at Ford’s Theatre is her so much compelling, insightful novel but, absolute to earn her a status ovation from her many lovers and new fans alike.

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The Seventh Sinner by Elizabeth Peters

By Elizabeth Peters

At first, Jean Suttman idea she had died and long past to Heaven whilst she used to be granted the chance to check in Rome. however the physique that is mendacity within the historical subterranean Temple of Mithra—the murdered corpse of a repulsive and disliked fellow student—isn't her inspiration of heavenly. Now she is really worried, not only simply because small ''accidents'' appear to be happening round her with aggravating regularity. it is the ever-increasing sure bet 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 will not ease her fears. simply because there is basically to this point Jean Suttman can run . . . and no break out for her other than death.

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French Pressed (Coffeehouse Mysteries, No. 6) by Cleo Coyle

By Cleo Coyle

Homicide takes the plunge within the 6th booklet within the Coffeehouse secret sequence. Clare Cosi's daughter, pleasure, is interning-and falling- for a most sensible ny chef while his kitchen turns cutthroat, and pleasure turns into a homicide suspect. Clare understands she needs to seize the genuine killer-even if it lands her within the preferred water of her existence.

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Frankly My Dear, I'm Dead (Literary Tour Series) by Livia J. Washburn

By Livia J. Washburn

Nobody is stunned whilst feisty Delilah Dickinson opens her literary commute business enterprise in Atlanta after her divorce. yet in the course of her first group's journey of an previous plantation modelled after Tara from long past with the Wind, she unearths herself in the course of a homicide secret while the actor enjoying Clark Gable enjoying Rhetr Butler is located lifeless. presently, the police have where below lockdown.Delilah reveals herself taking up the research while their number 1 suspect is her son-in-law Luke-the not-so-bright husband of her daughter, Melissa. yet lifestyles begins imitating paintings whilst the actors start taking their roles a bit too seriously-believing they really are Ashley Wilkes, Scarlett O'Hara, and Melanie.With the entire drama of Margaret Mitchell's epic tale all of sudden coming to alarming existence, Delilah's simply likelihood to go off a not-so-Civil conflict is to trace down and confront the deranged assassin. yet she needs to stream quick and extremely quietly - or hazard changing into the following sufferer of a killer who frankly does not provide a rattling.

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Blood Country (Worldwide Library Mysteries) by Mary Logue

By Mary Logue

Police officer Clare Watkins strikes along with her younger daughter to Wisconsin to break out from the earlier and it is undesirable thoughts. yet Clare does not understand that her ten-year-old daughter Meg not just witnessed the hit-and-run coincidence that killed her father, she had additionally obvious the guy who was once driving...and were noticeable via him.

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Never Preach Past Noon (Leigh Koslow Mysteries) by Edie Claire

By Edie Claire

Leigh and Aunt Bess suspect the Reverend Humphrey is a con-artist. yet you cannot examine a suspect you cannot find-and far and wide Leigh appears to be like she turns up extra facts that the lacking parson fell sufferer to foul play...."Edie Claire writes with a mode and sprint, developing characters with actual pains, aches, fears, and foibles...sheer delight."-Carolyn Hart"Leigh Koslow makes for an enticing heroine."-Jessica Speart"Bright, breezy, and witty."-Tamar Myers• third within the acclaimed Leigh Koslow secret sequence

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Evil Without a Face by Jordan Dane

By Jordan Dane

Haunted and obsessed . . .

She sleeps with a Colt Python in her nightstand and her senses on alert—Jessica Beckett is not taking any probabilities. Hiding a chilling mystery, residing in an international of snitches and felons, strong law enforcement officials and undesirable goals, Jessica is a bounty hunter who brings lowlifes to justice. yet now not even she will be able to think what she'll face while she tracks an internet predator who has kidnapped a naïve teenage girl.

Making offers that can not be kept

Former NFL quarterback Payton Archer swore to his sister that he'd locate her in simple terms baby. however the police haven't any leads, and the teen's path has grew to become chilly. laid low with own demons, Payton's by no means thought of himself a hero, yet this time he has to be.

And battling a faceless enemy

Joining forces to save lots of the seventeen-year-old woman, Payton and Jessica become aware of that she's not anything yet a pawn in an insidious, terrifying worldwide conspiracy. they're combating a brand new form of legal . . . and shortly their race for solutions becomes a perilous fight for survival.

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