No you could die from a pie . . . or can they? Hanna Denton has back domestic to Crystal Cove, California, to take over the pie store her Grannie Louise owned for thirty years. Grannie has now moved to the ritzy retirement group at the hill and Hanna is operating her toughest to stay as much as Grannie's recognition for baking the easiest pies within the nation. besides the fact that, among rolling dough, cutting rhubarb, and looking for the magic elements that made Grannie's pies so renowned, Hanna is abruptly confronted with a bigger problem: convincing the good-looking new police leader (her ex-high university overwhelm Sam Genovese) that Grannie could not potentially have dedicated murder.
A tantalizing new pie store comfortable secret, that includes delicious recipes!
Filled with easy pie baking assistance, plus recipes for:
―Fuji Apple Southern Pecan Caramel Pie
―Black-Bottom Raspberry Cream Pie
―Hanna's All-Butter Pie Crust
By James W. Ziskin
February 1962: Tony Eberle has simply scored his first function in a Hollywood motion picture, and the writer of his native land newspaper in upstate ny desires a profile of the neighborhood boy who is made strong. So reporter Ellie Stone is dispatched to la for the tale. but if she arrives at the set to satisfy her topic, Tony has vanished. His agent is apoplectic, his roommate stumped, and the livid director vows Eberle won't ever paintings back in his town.
Early the next morning, enfant bad manufacturer Bertram Wallis is stumbled on lifeless within the ravine lower than his mansion within the Hollywood Hills. it sounds as if Wallis fell over the railing of his deck within the small hours after a drunken late-night celebration. while the police locate Tony Eberle's mobilephone quantity in Wallis's pocket, the younger actor is the leading suspect.
Ellie jumps at the tale yet reveals that she is unwelcome within the treacherous demimonde of Hollywood wannabes: attractive younger males, desperately formidable ingénues, panderers, hustlers, and pornography hobbyists. Then there are a few genuine motion picture stars with reputations to guard and the law enforcement officials of their wallet. not anyone desires Ellie to keep on with the thread that results in the reply of what occurred to Bertram Wallis. Or, for that subject, younger Tony Eberle.
By Susan Kiernan-Lewis
Within the seventh Maggie Newberry secret, Maggie’s much-anticipated Paris vacation takes a dismal flip whilst she ventures into the city’s famed Latin region to go to Laurent’s unwell aunt—only to discover a really fit aunt and a truly lifeless physique. Does the homicide have anything to do with Aunt Delphine? used to be she the meant sufferer? along with her new child daughter in tow, Maggie struggles to discover the solutions. within the technique she learns extra approximately Laurent’s family—and stumbles throughout a bad mystery that might tempt anyone to devote homicide. Can Maggie locate the assassin with out destroying the Dernier kinfolk identify? and will she do it earlier than the killer catches her in a depressing, lonely alleyway within the Latin area?
By Stacy Green
Everybody has secrets and techniques. a few will kill to guard them.
Just while Jaymee Ballard's lifestyles appears to be like on course, an immense derecho assaults the Delta Crossroads sowing destruction in its direction. Her boyfriend, investigative journalist Nick Samuels, comes up lacking, and he or she fears the worst.
Nick's deserted motor vehicle comprises facts of his involvement uncovering a debatable case mired in political strength and greed. whereas her pal and native detective, Cage Foster, heads up the inquiry into Nick's kidnapping, Jaymee reveals it most unlikely to relax and do nothing.
Enlisting the aid of her ally, Dani Evans, Jaymee discovers a path resulting in the damaging and secretive Dixie Mafia. dealing with a fraudulent accomplice artifact scheme, darkish neighborhood heritage, and a strong enemy lurking within the shadows, the 2 buddies locate themselves keeping the foremost not to in simple terms Nick's disappearance, yet a shameful city mystery an individual will kill to protect.
ASHES and BONE is an motion packed mystery full of mental suspense and a stunning twist.
By Nevada Barr, Carole Nelson Douglas
Wisteria Lane has not anything at the grande dames of puzzle. A whinge in the home for the fiction set, lethal Housewives is a secret anthology from fourteen of modern-day best–loved and bestselling lady secret and suspense writers.
severely acclaimed secret author Christine Matthews has collected the most important names in women's secret and suspense writing this present day, during this exciting brief tale assortment. Nevada Barr, Sara Paretsky, S.J. Rozan, Denise Mina, Carole Nelson Douglas, Marcia Muller, Nancy Pickard, Julie Smith, Vicki Hendricks, Suzann Ledbetter, Elizabeth Massie, Christine Matthews, Barbara Collins and Eileen Dreyer have all signed on.
The hundreds of thousands of audience tuning in each Monday evening to work out the most recent installment of determined Housewives are compelling facts that there is a large viewers hungry for leisure in keeping with the idea that there is extra to suburban housewives than meets the attention. With every one never–before released tale illuminating a distinct darkish nook of the housewife–psyche, together with intercourse, marriage, careers–left–behind, jealousy, children, and feminine friendship, this anthology is ideal for the viewers that is made determined Housewives must–see T.V. And the homicide and mysteries on Wisteria Lane will seem like a refrain bake sale in comparison to the thrills and suspense that those masters of crime writing cook dinner up!
By Sara Gran
From the writer of Come Closer comes the main hugely acclaimed-and unusual-thriller of the yr. Josephine, a former addict, is obtainable 1000 money to discover a suburban couple's lacking daughter. however the seek will take her into the darkish underbelly of latest York she concept she'd escaped-and an online of deceit that threatens to spoil her.
By Dana Cameron
What bones are buried within the shadows of the past?
Asked to hitch in a dig on the website of the eighteenth–century Chandler condo, archaeologist Emma Fielding and her pupil team have descended upon Stone Harbor, Massachusetts. yet sure citizens of the tiny coastal neighborhood are none too satisfied approximately Emma's arrival -- in particular while her excavation uncovers a couple of freshly slain corpses. There are darkish forces at play during this dangerously divided city, the place a mistrust of strangers wars with a hope for vacationer funds. And while a tender local's existence is snuffed out, Emma is set to get to the twisted roots of the unusual secrets and techniques buried during this killing floor. yet a secret that lies one of the tumbled ruins of a as soon as grand manor might swap Stone Harbor eternally. And for a few murderous a person, yet another dying -- Emma's -- will be a small cost to pay to maintain it hidden.
By Robert B. Parker
Spenser writer Robert B. Parker returns together with his most up-to-date heroine, Boston P.I. Sunny Randall, coming to assistance from 3 very diverse ladies in 3 very risky events. One is for enterprise. One is for a chum. One is for relatives. And all should be deadly…
By Donna Andrews
Bad Meg Langslow. She's blessed in such a lot of methods. Michael, her boyfriend, is a good-looking, pleasant heartthrob who adores her. She's a profitable blacksmith, identified for her inventive wrought-iron creations. yet one way or the other Meg's highway to contentment is extra rutted and choked with potholes than turns out reasonable.
By Leigh Redhead
Simone Kirsch and her ally Chloe, superstar stripper, go back in Simone's first legitimate case as a personal investigator
Simone Kirsch, P.I. has given up stripping and is attempting to be instantly. yet she will by no means remain directly for lengthy. She's been employed via favourite legal professional Emery Wade, to stick with his wayward daughter Tamara. Tamara has been stoning up and dealing within the intercourse undefined, and daddy fears a scandal that would impact not only his attractiveness, yet that of her hotshot athlete brother and his high-profile fiancee. Tangling with a drug broker, a sleazy brothel proprietor, and a strange love quadrangle with 3 police officers, time is operating out for Simone to resolve all of it earlier than an individual attempts to maintain her quiet.