Waverly, Connecticut, has grew to become its again on most recent conveniences. It has no cinema, no strip department shops, no grocery store. Groceries are approximately an hour’s force away, alongside spotty two-lane roads that get blocked the instant snow begins to fall. True-crime author endurance McKenna, on her technique to Waverly for her marriage ceremony, recalls the roads good sufficient to navigate the patch ice. Her native land feels misplaced in time, yet in this journey, it is going to be whatever yet dull. Bloody, convinced, yet by no means dull.
This comfortable secret occurs within the northeast Florida city of San Rafael seashore. very like the past due and loved Sue Grafton, who fictionalized her domestic city of Santa Barbara, this atmosphere heavily resembles my place of origin of Saint Augustine. Readers who stick to the adventures of my genuine property agent as she attempts to create a existence for herself after her divorce from lawyer Peter Rossi, will realize a few of the venues whose names were replaced.
You'll additionally meet her sister, brother-in-law, and relatives pal Joe Montenegro, with whom she had a one-night stand almost immediately after relocating to city and ahead of she figured out he was once married. Then there are the others within the Appleby genuine property workplace, a few of whom play a massive function within the secret. in particular exciting is Fanula Esquevez, or Fanny as she loves to be known as. an enticing unmarried Cuban lady with remarkable actual attributes, she is usually tremendous non secular and crosses herself regularly while undesirable issues occur round her. and so they do.
Follow the adventures of the entire characters during this, the 1st of the Angela Rossi Realtor secret series.
By Meg O'Brien
Alicia Gerard is the spouse of a filthy rich enterprise wealthy person with robust connections to the political global. Abby has the same opinion to take Alicia and her daughter in, but if FBI brokers swarm the development searching for them, Abby reveals herself trapped in a global of homicide, conspiracy and threats to nationwide safeguard. at the run from govt brokers who make their very own ideas, Abby needs to come to a decision which of her ideals are worthy loss of life forand which of them are not.
By Mary Anne Kelly
on the top of worldwide warfare II, Iris is a tender Jewish lady residing in Munich. One evening, whereas on a double date, she shall we herself get talked into staying out a ways previous curfew. while she returns domestic, her relations has disappeared. along with her uncle Oswald, Iris races for the frontier, pausing at Saint Hildegard’s Mill to bury the family members diamonds. She escapes to the USA, the place she lives quietly for 5 a long time. she is going to by no means go back to seem for her diamonds, yet she has a chum who will.
Claire Breslinsky lived in Munich in the course of her wild, carefree formative years, yet these days are gone. while an outdated buddy invitations her to a marriage at Saint Hildegard’s Mill, Claire demurs—until Iris tells her in regards to the hidden fortune that awaits her. Claire returns to Munich to wait the marriage, take a few images, and do a little mild treasure searching. yet she's going to turn out investigating a homicide instead.
By Kathleen Bridge
buying and selling the city sprawl of ny for the tranquility and unique fantastic thing about a Florida barrier island was once the simplest determination writer Liz Holt ever made. What may be extra perfect for stress-free, regrouping, and getting a writer’s artistic juices flowing than watching lifestyles on the unconventional inn that has been in Liz’s relatives for generations? yet it’s loss of life that grips the island while a physique sweeps in at the tide . . .
The sufferer used to be a member of a fishing workforce misplaced at sea who may possibly or would possibly not have drowned. regardless of the corpse of their crosshairs, the workers of the Indialantic by means of the ocean inn and Emporium keeps its plans for its first annual Pirates’ Weekend. yet issues pass additional awry while either a storm and a killer go away a path of destruction. Liz and her new boyfriend needs to work out who’s at the back of the carnage earlier than in addition they turn out in Davy Jones’ locker . . .
Praise for Kathleen Bridge
“A pleasant sneak peek into lifestyles within the Hamptons, with elaborate plotting and a likeable, down-to-earth protagonist. A promising begin to a promising series.”
—Suspense journal on Better houses and Corpses
“The descriptions of furnishings and different antiques, in addition to juicy tidbits at the Hamptons, make for pleasing examining if you happen to get pleasure from either antiques and life of the wealthy and famous.”
—Booklist on Better houses and Corpses
“An first-class read.”
—RT ebook experiences on Hearse and Gardens
“Ghostal Living is a marvelously pleasing story of revenge, homicide, quirky characters—and disappearing books! With a smart protagonist, incredible info of existence within the Hamptons, and plot twists on best of plot twists, Kathleen Bridge could have secret readers clamoring for more.”
—Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author
This time, she might finish up in genuine difficulty. not just together with her boyfriend, Sam, her boss and her relations, this time Riley could locate herself in hassle with the us Justice Department.
By Jackie Lynn
When her husband left her for a more youthful girl, Rose Franklin received a camper and commenced touring. ultimately, she placed down roots in Shady Grove, a campsite alongside the Mississippi River in West Memphis, Arkansas, the place she has lived for 6 months now. on account that she solved the homicide of Lawrence Franklin, lifestyles has been quiet: she is having fun with her new pals, lifestyles subsequent to the river, and a blossoming romance with neighbor Thomas Sawyer.
But whilst Rose discovers a mysterious camper from New Mexico lifeless in his trailer, she unearths herself in the course of one other secret. American Indian artifacts, an historic cultural historical past, and a passage to grace are at stake as Rose unravels the homicide, whereas whilst involves phrases with a trip from her ex-husband and her father's declining health.
Jacob's Ladder is a considerate persist with up to Down through the Riverside, that includes a curious and non secular sleuth.
"Jacob's Ladder is the fitting summer season learn. Pull up the nearest hammock, pour your self an iced tea, and settle in for this romp of a book."
---Philip Gulley, writer of Home to Harmony
"In Jacob's Ladder, Jackie Lynn has reprised her tremendous solid of West Memphis riverbank dwellers. it is a fast moving, humorous experience down the river with cleverly drawn characters precious of the journey."
---Sallie Bissell, writer of In the wooded area of Harm
"Jacob's Ladder is ideal mild examining for sleepless nights and an exploration into the idea that of innocence rewarded."
---Katherine Valentine, writer of The Haunted Rectory, and the award-winning Dorsetville sequence
"Lynn elevates the style together with her mixture of philosophy, romance, spirituality, and chic writing.... it is a really beautiful ebook to be learn slowly, savoring lifestyles through the river within the cool shade."
---The Kingston Observer (Massachusetts) on Down through the Riverside
By Juliet MacLeod
The warmth isn’t the single factor that’s killer at Saxon Lake’s annual summer season Fest.
Herbalist and mini-farmer Bryony Taylor knew she couldn’t decide a greater position than this small Colorado city to open her store, Sage knowledge, and take care of her menagerie of goats, chickens, and a cat named Beryl. She simply by no means anticipated so as to add “small-town sleuth” to her checklist of titles.
When the town’s cherished legal professional unexpectedly drops useless on the summer’s largest occasion, the neighborhood gossip mill kicks into excessive apparatus. they are saying Barry used to be being blackmailed, yet via who? The good-looking county sheriff turns out at a loss for solutions and reluctantly enlists Bryony’s help.
Bryony all of sudden reveals herself inheriting greater than Barry’s cat. She by no means may well face up to an outstanding secret, yet can she get to the bottom of this tangled case sooner than extra our bodies flip up?
By Wendy Hornsby