Old Wounds (Dell Mystery) by Vicki Lane

By Vicki Lane

Elizabeth Goodweather understands what it’s wish to be an interloper, to maintain secrets and techniques and nurse wounds. yet Elizabeth raised a kin in those mist-shrouded North Carolina hills and is deeply settled on her small farm—even discovering the distance to permit a brand new guy into her existence. every thing alterations while her daughter Rosemary returns domestic, decided to resolve a nineteen-year-old riddle: the mysterious disappearance of her ally, Maythorn Mullins, while the women have been simply ten.Soon Elizabeth and her daughter are prying into the unusual historical past of the Mullins kinfolk, 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'll observe that at the back of a child’s disappearance used to be anything extra evil and much nearer than they ever imagined....

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Desert Heat: A Joanna Brady Mystery by J. A. Jance

By J. A. Jance

A Joanne Brady mysteryAndy Brady was once an exceptional husband and candidate for Sheriff - till a bullet destroyed his destiny. Now the police are claiming he used to be a maverick whose involvement in drug-running drove him to suicide. yet Andy's spouse, Joanna, understands a cover-up whenshe sees one, and her obsessive hunt for a killer threatens to put either her and her daughter in jeopardy.

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The Alpine Pursuit by Mary Daheim

By Mary Daheim

As her myriad of enthusiasts can attest, USA Today bestselling writer Mary Daheim creates amazing mysteries peopled with fantastic characters as quirky as they're endearing. The Seattle Times says Daheim is “one of the brightest stars in our city’s literary constellation”—and the recognition of her impossible to resist Pacific Northwest crime sequence has swept around the country. Now the unfaltering Emma Lord is again in her hugely expected hardcover debut.

For a small city newspaper like The Alpine Advocate, a brand new play on the area people collage is gigantic information. Editor and writer Emma Lord is duty-bound to wait starting evening, yet expects the beginner firm will serve simply as a healing for insomnia. The play is dubbed “a black comedy,” however the simply laughs Emma will get are from the undesirable appearing and the wretched script. And whereas the turgid creation makes Wagner’s Ring cycle appear like a vignette, the true drama starts off previous to the ultimate curtain.

Hans Berenger, dean of scholars, wasn’t renowned or good cherished round Alpine, however the viewers came across his demise scene really convincing—until they discovered he wasn’t appearing. not anyone can say how or while the blanks within the prop gun have been changed with the true bullets that killed Berenger, however the checklist of suspects reads like a playbill of the solid and staff. all of them had chance, entry, and their very own axes to grind with the thespically challenged dean.

Seeking the help of Vida Runkel, the Advocate’s redoubtable residence and residential editor, Emma Lord vows to solve a secret that spirals out into unforeseen areas. As Emma units the degree for the main most likely suspect, she reveals herself in a two-character scene whose subsequent cue can make the resolute editor take a final—and permanent—bow.

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Girl in a Box (Rei Shimura Mysteries) by Sujata Massey

By Sujata Massey

Chronically underemployed Japanese-American sleuth Rei Shimura has taken a contract gig with a Washington, D.C., alphabet organization that simply may have ties to the CIA. Her challenge, may still she decide to settle for it, is to head undercover as a clerk in an important Tokyo division shop. it is a dicy project, however it additionally provides Rei a shop that enables her to freely indulge her shopaholic traits. in the meantime, she's listening in on inner most conversations, crashing a convention, and heading off the undesirable advances of a number of the store's executives who appear interested by her navel ring. while her disguise is blown, Rei is in substantial hassle. all of sudden she's neck-deep in anything very nasty, and it'll take all her resourcefulness and unorthodox tips on how to continue to exist a made up our minds killer.

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Folly by Laurie R. King

By Laurie R. King

An acclaimed grasp of suspense creates a heroine you'll always remember during this beautifully chilling novel of a lady who starts a determined project that could rework her life--or finish it.

WHAT occurs in the event that your WORST FEARS AREN’T ALL on your MIND?

Rae child is a girl at the facet: at the fringe of sanity, at the fringe of tragedy, and now at the fringe of the area. She has moved to an island on the some distance reaches of the continent to revive the home of an both haunted determine, her mysterious great-uncle; yet as her lifestyles starts off to rebuild itself besides the home, his tale begins to wrap round hers. strong forces are stirring, yet Rae can't see the place her truth leaves off and his destiny begins.

Fifty-two years outdated, Rae needs to conflict the sentiments that experience lengthy tormented her--panic, depression, and a skin-crawling feel of watchers at the back of the timber. earlier than she got here the following, she believed that the majority of the issues she feared existed in simple terms in her brain. And who can say, as worrying incidents multiply, if any of the watchers on Folly Island may be genuine? Is Rae paranoid, as her relatives and the police think, or is the possibility genuine? Is the island alive with promise--or with risks?

With Folly, award-winning writer LAURIE R. KING once more powerfully redefines mental suspense on a worldly and harrowing new point, and proves why legions of readers and reviewers have named her a grasp of the style.

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Thieves Get Rich, Saints Get Shot by Jodi Compton

By Jodi Compton

Thieves Get wealthy, Saints Get Shot is the gripping sequel to Jodi Compton’s Hailey’s War.  When we final left her, West aspect dropout Hailey Cain had defied a strong mobster to guard a pregnant teen and baby. The occasions of Hailey’s War approximately fee Cain her existence, yet Thieves Get wealthy, Saints Get Shot sees Hailey again in l. a., now second-in-command to emerging gangster Serena “Warchild” Delgadillo. 

At the center of this exciting novel is a posh case of stolen identification, ruthless reasons, and violent crime that places Hailey again at the street, together with her previous pal Warchild via her aspect, to reclaim her identify and chase down the assassin who has taken it. 

Fast-paced, suspenseful, and teeming with robust younger characters, Thieves Get wealthy, Saints Get Shot is a ringing confirmation of Jodi Compton’s high-octane expertise.

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Digging Up Trouble: A Nina Quinn Mystery (Nina Quinn by Heather Webber

By Heather Webber

Digging Her personal Grave Landscaper Nina Quinn makes her residing from shock backyard makeovers. it is not her fault that somebody duped her into digging up the incorrect backyard. and she or he definitely cannot be blamed whilst her handiwork turns the unsuspecting genuine proprietor apoplectic and he drops useless from a middle assault . . . can she? Nina's acquired adequate hassle already, along with her divorce from faithless hubby Kevin nearing of completion and her unruly stepson as much as his teenage neck in very likely unlawful mischief. Now she's at risk of wasting her company! yet there is something screwy approximately this fairly handy "accidental" loss of life of a guy whom it appears nobody may stand -- now not even the "grieving" widow who is threatening to sue Nina's overalls off. to avoid wasting her livelihood -- and her dermis -- Nina's going to need to dig deeper into the airborne dirt and dust than she ever has sooner than . . . and spot what kind of slimy mystery issues move slowly out.

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Mama Rides Shotgun (A Mace Bauer Mystery) by Deborah Sharp

By Deborah Sharp

Mama's fixin' to get hitched to Husband #5. yet first, she coerces her daughter, Mace, to saddle up for a few country-gal bonding at the Florida Cracker path. The trek takes a perilous flip while Lawton Bramble—wealthy rancher and one-time beau of Mama's—keels over in his Cow Hunter Chili.

Lawton had a horde of enemies and a famously undesirable ticker. may a grudge-wielding rival have "spiced" the cattleman's chow? With (or perhaps regardless of) the aid of her sisters and her attractive ex-beau, Detective Martinez, Mace units out to corral a low-down varmint who is decided to kill again.

TV APPEARANCES

◊ NBC's Today express from November four, 2008

◊ "Mayor's e-book Talk" from January 14, 2009

◊ NBC6 "South Florida Today." from July 17, 2009

◊ NBC's this day convey from August four, 2009

◊ WJXT-TV from November 17, 2009

Acclaim for Mama Does Time, the 1st
Mace Bauer Mystery:

"A funny, touching mirrored image on familial love and politics."
—Mystery Scene

"Native Floridian Deborah Sharp's acute comedian timing and exact perceptions of outdated Florida sparkle in her energetic debut . . . hugely entertaining."—Oline H. Cogdill, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

"Who knew who-dun-it wouldn't simply retain you guessing—but have you ever guffawing! Deborah Sharp is the recent Edna Buchanan."
—Hoda Kotb, NBC Today Show co-anchor


 

 

 

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