By Iris Johansen
Mind video game takes Jane MacGuire again to Scotland the place she maintains her look for the treasure she’s been chasing for years. yet now she’s being suffering from goals of a woman at risk. who's this lady, and what's she attempting to inform Jane? and should Jane determine it out ahead of it’s too late―for her and the mysterious younger girl? issues are additional complex whilst Seth Caleb comes again into Jane’s lifestyles. This time he’s the only in difficulty, and Jane will locate herself pulled without warning into his international as she fights to avoid wasting him.
With the journey, intrigue, and explosive power that Iris Johansen lovers love, Mind Game is a high-octane mystery that readers won’t manage to positioned down.
By Lynn Sholes, Joe Moore
Forged by means of the 7th new release grandson of Adam, used to pierce the part of Christ on the Crucifixion, and possessed through a few of history's strongest men–Constantine, Attila the Hun, Adolf Hitler, Harry Truman–the Holy Lance is ready for use back. The Forces of Evil intend to take advantage of 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 earlier.
By Charlaine Harris
Lily Bard heads domestic for the holidays.
Lily heads to her homeland of Bartley for her estranged sister?s Christmas Eve marriage ceremony. yet there's something within the air along with vacation cheer?there?s homicide. And Lily needs to paintings quickly to scrub up the messy case prior to her sister can provide to like, honor, and obey a killer.
By Jennifer Sturman
When everything's going correct, it is a yes signal that issues are approximately to head very, very wrong.
Rachel Benjamin's lifestyles may possibly glance glamorous yet she has labored into the early morning on extra nights, canceled extra weekend plans and slept in additional vacation motels in small business cities than she cares to count number. (Standard perform within the enterprise of mergers and acquisitions.) And that photo of her at the fresh hide of Fortune? It encouraged a reprise of her grandmother's favourite lecture, the only titled "You don't desire to be a kind of occupation gals, do you?" (Other renowned hits comprise "Have you met a person nice?" and "I simply are looking to visit a marriage sooner than I die.")
But this week Rachel's activity is taking her to Boston, the place in among paintings tasks she plans to squeeze in caliber time together with her promising new boyfriend. they have simply hit the six-month mark and issues are going so good, Rachel's no longer even nervous anymore that she'll jinx it.
There are only a couple of little difficulties: Her friend's been attacked and a serial killer is at the unfastened -- and the 2 could truly be similar. Oh, and her promising new boyfriend? He appears squeezing in caliber time together with his new gazelle-like, model-material colleague . . . Now Rachel's making like pass over Marple back, attempting to song down her friend's assailant -- let alone get a clue approximately her dating. while she stopped being concerned approximately jinxing issues, did she jinx everything?
By Laura Lippman
“Lippman is a writing powerhouse. ”
“I love her books.”
New York instances bestselling writer Laura Lippman—winner of the Edgar® Award and each different significant literary prize given for secret and crime fiction—embroils Baltimore p.i. Tess Monaghan within the unusual case of The lady within the eco-friendly Raincoat. Originally serialized within the New York instances, the lady within the eco-friendly Raincoat is now in e-book shape for the first actual time—a masterful mystery within the Alfred Hitchcock mode that areas a really pregnant, homebound Tess within the middle of a murderous puzzle that can fee her her lifestyles and the lifetime of her unborn child.
By Shirley Tallman
When the spouse of rich society entrepreneur Leonard Godfrey drops lifeless of an obvious center assault at a charity dinner for the recent ladies and Children’s clinic, Sarah’s interest will get the higher of her. yet nobody will think in her thought that Caroline Godfrey’s demise was once now not natural---until a number of extra humans affiliated with the health center die of inexplicable reasons.
Meanwhile, whilst a pregnant widow whose husband has died in a sweatshop hearth asks for Sarah’s assist in discovering the landlord in order that she will be able to sue for recompense, our feisty heroine insists on taking the case opposed to her boss’s orders. With the aid of her colleague Robert Campbell and an keen younger hansom cabdriver named Eddie, Sarah is going on a manhunt for Killy Doyle, the menacing head of the manufacturing unit underworld. yet she cannot forget about the mysterious deaths on the girls and Children’s Hospital---especially while the hospital’s chinese language chef is arrested for the murders and the chinese language community’s strongest Tong Lord asks her to guard him.
Faced together with her first felony trial, Sarah stops at not anything to figure out the killer’s identification. yet in attempting to exonerate her shopper, she areas her personal lifestyles at risk. Will Sarah work out who the assassin is, or will she be the ultimate victim?
By Chris Cavender
No longer an excessive amount of occurs within the sleepy little city of bushes Ridge, North Carolina--which is okay with pizza-purveyor extraordinaire Eleanor rapid. The spunky proprietor of A Slice of pleasure is making an attempt to fix her damaged middle and will use a bit quiet time. but if a overdue evening supply shopper turns up useless, she's in for simply the other during this scrumptious secret sequence debut, that includes pizza because the prima personality . . .
"Pizza fans will have fun with Cavender's pleasant first in a brand new comfortable series." –Publishers Weekly
"Cavender introduces a promising forged of characters." –Booklist
"The camaraderie of the trees Ridge, NC, sisters is equivalent to Nancy Martin's Blackbird siblings." –Library Journal
"A pleasant mystery--as filling as an important slice of hot pizza." –Armchair Interviews
"As hot and gratifying as a pizza immediately from the oven. i cannot watch for seconds!"
By Lawrence Block
Bernie Rhodenbarr is admittedly attempting to earn a good residing. it has been a complete 12 months on the grounds that he is entered anyone's home illegally to aid himself to their valuables. yet now an unscrupulous landlord's hazard to extend Bernie's lease through 1,000% is using the bookseller and reformed burglar again to a lifetime of crime -- although, is reasonably, it is a very brief journey. And while the police officers wrongly accuse him of stealing a worthy choice of baseball playing cards, Bernie's caught with a valueless alibi on account that he used to be busy burgling a different condo on the time . . . one who occurred to comprise a useless physique locked within a bathroom.
So Bernie has a trouble. He can exchange a housebreaking cost for a homicide rap. Or he can shuffle the entire playing cards himself and check out to discover the joker within the deck -- an individual, maybe, who believes that murder is the real nice American Pastime.
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 dangerous flip whilst 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 possibly a grudge-wielding rival have "spiced" the cattleman's chow? With (or possibly 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.
◊ NBC's Today exhibit from November four, 2008
◊ "Mayor's publication Talk" from January 14, 2009
◊ NBC6 "South Florida Today." from July 17, 2009
◊ NBC's this day exhibit 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."
"Native Floridian Deborah Sharp's acute comedian timing and precise perceptions of previous Florida sparkle in her vigorous debut . . . hugely entertaining."—Oline H. Cogdill, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
"Who knew who-dun-it wouldn't simply preserve you guessing—but have you ever giggling! Deborah Sharp is the hot Edna Buchanan."
—Hoda Kotb, NBC Today Show co-anchor