By Laura Levine
Wordsmith Jaine Austen's send has ultimately are available in. Her new instructing gig on a complicated cruise line nabs her a loose vacation--and entry to a 24-hour buffet! yet ahead of you could say "bon voyage," Jaine's all-expenses-paid journey to the Mexican Riviera turns out destined to be a destroy. . .
Things are already off to a rocky begin while Jaine discovers a stowaway amidst her luggage--her persnickety cat Prozac. Jaine's sinking sensation grows improved at dinner, the place she meets chatty Emily Pritchard, a prosperous seventy-year-old who is touring together with her nephews. Jaine can not help noticing the strain between them, in particular while the cruise's charming--and sleazy--British dancer, Graham, whisks Emily out onto the dance flooring.
Soon Emily is accepting Graham's invites to each social occasion at the send. nights later the bubbly couple proclaims their engagement, however the information is readily overshadowed the subsequent morning through the invention of Graham's physique with an ice decide sticking out from his chest. . .
Between hiding a bushy fugitive, flirting with Emily's nephew Robbie, and baiting the hook for a shrewdpermanent assassin, Jaine is ready to dive into her most deadly case but. . .
By Lynda La Plante
Within the footsteps of Jane Tennison, immortalized by way of Helen Mirren in Prime Suspect, comes Anna Travis, a rookie lady detective approximately to embark on her first homicide case. The murders could not be extra ugly. the strategy of killing is similar, the backgrounds of the ladies very comparable -- all are prostitutes. because the booklet opens, a 7th physique is located, similar modus operandi however the sufferer this time is a candy younger scholar. Anna stumbles on an essential piece of knowledge that hyperlinks one guy to the killings, a well known, much-loved actor. His protestation of innocence is convincing, and Anna will be succumbing to his flattering consciousness. What if he's arrested, the media erupts, and he's the incorrect guy?
By Sally Goldenbaum
Readers can not help yet get involved during this USA Today bestselling series.
Now in exchange paperback-the new secret sequence that spins a yarn approximately knitters and homicide in a beach village.
Not lengthy after Isabel "Izzy" Chambers opens up a knitting store within the sleepy fishing city of Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, a various staff of ladies starts off congregating each one week to shape the beach Knitters.
Izzy increases a few eyebrows whilst she rents the condo above her store to Angie Archer, whose attractiveness for unfastened habit and a brief mood has made her unpopular with many locals. yet may well any of them have sought after her lifeless? Angie's physique is came upon drowned within the harbor, her lengthy crimson hair tangled like seaweed in a lobster trap.
An reliable research ideas the loss of life an twist of fate. There are speculations of too many whiskey sours, a slippery wharf, a gloomy night...But Izzy and the seashore Knitters scent anything fishy. while numerous unusual incidents happen above the store, the ladies choose to take concerns into their very own palms. yet ahead of lengthy, their small-town experience of defense is frayed, and the specter of extra violence hangs over this tightly knit community...
By Julie Hyzy
White condominium govt chef Ollie Paras has to place her personal pursuits at the again burner while a kindly electrician is electrocuted to loss of life, and the 1st Lady’s nephew dies in an obvious suicide under 24 hours after cleansing shrimp with Ollie. Ollie suspects anything fishy is happening. She’ll need to watch her back—and discover a killer not likely to be pardoned.
By Nancy Martin
Nora Blackbird has made the society pages but again. The impoverished Philadelphia heiress has agreed to wed Mick Abruzzo, son of latest Jersey’s such a lot infamous mobster. Now Nora has to assist him live on the Blackbird curse: each time a Blackbird sister marries, the groom is sure to die.
But Nora’s superstitions are eclipsed by means of a few ominous news. Penny Devine, ex-Hollywood starlet and daughter of the Philadelphia Devines, has disappeared, and unusually, her kin is especially wanting to have her declared dead. while it’s printed that Nora has inherited Penny’s vast couture cloth wardrobe, eyebrows upward push even higher. the one manner for Nora to maintain her identify transparent and retailer her sanity is to snoop one of the snooty…until she sniffs out the reality.
By Lawrence Block
Bookseller Bernie Rhodenbarr's in love—with an unique jap eu attractiveness who stocks his obsession with Humphrey Bogart videos. he is in heaven, munching popcorn together with his new amour each evening at a Bogart movie Festival—until their Casablanca-esque idyll is minimize brief by means of his different mystery ardour: burglary.
When he is employed to pilfer a portfolio of priceless files from a Park street residence, Bernie can rarely refuse. however the occupant's early go back forces Bernie to escape empty-handed—and he quickly unearths himself implicated in a homicide. sooner than you could say "who stole the strawberries?" he is attempting to find a killer, as much as his neck within the outrageous intrigues of a tiny Balkan country . . . and menaced via extra sinister fats males and unsavory toadies than the good Bogie himself butted heads with in pursuit of that darn bird!
By Kyle Mills
Bestselling novelist Kyle generators took the country through typhoon together with his lovely debut mystery, Rising Phoenix, a robust story of intrigue and suspense that brought maverick FBI agent Mark Beamon. Frederick Forsyth raved, "In the area of political thrillers, i've got the sensation that younger Kyle generators will quickly be a truly gigantic player." Now Kyle turbines returns along with his so much riveting tale but, an edge-of-the-seat drama that includes a brand new superstar -- lady FBI worker Quinn Barry.
vibrant, younger, and impressive, Quinn Barry desperately desires to be an FBI agent. straight away, although, she's only a low-level worker toiling within the basement at Quantico. yet Quinn's profession -- and her lifestyles -- are approximately to alter wildly. checking out her new database application, Quinn turns up a mysterious DNA hyperlink between 5 grotesque murders. A hyperlink that the previous FBI laptop process were rigorously programmed to overlook. the invention lands her a demotion to the hinterlands, via a sequence of unlucky "accidents" that almost finish her existence.
Pitted opposed to a conspiracy of incredible proportions, Quinn is set to discover what anyone very strong desires to maintain hidden -- darkish, soiled secrets and techniques related to excessive degrees of presidency. She turns for support to her boyfriend, an bold younger CIA agent, in simple terms to escape to guard herself and, she hopes, him. ultimately an best friend emerges from teh very unlikely position of all, and along with his aid Quinn will finally flip the tables on her shadowy assailants -- and land herself within the clutches of a sadistic, fabulous madman who holds the foremost to it all.
Bristling with the galvanizing suspense and hair-trigger motion that Kyle Mills's enthusiasts have come to anticipate, Burn Factor is sure to carve one other notch in bestseller lists nationwide.
By Lorna Barrett
The streets of Stoneham, New Hampsire are coated with bookstores...and paved with murder.
whilst she moved to Stoneham, urban slicker Tricia Miles met not anything yet pleasant faces. And whilst she opened her secret book shop, she met pleasant festival. but if she reveals Doris Gleason useless in her personal cookbook shop, killed by way of a carving knife, the ambience turns out extra cutthroat than cordial. anyone desired to get their arms at the infrequent cookbook that Doris had lately purchased-and the locals imagine that somebody is Tricia. To transparent her identify, Tricia should take a web page out of 1 of her personal mysteries-and search out anyone who is not killing by means of the publication.