By Charlotte MacLeod
By Patricia Wentworth
By Rita Mae Brown
The letters are sent. Then the manure hits the fan in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the humorous factor is, Frazier Armstrong is not going to die after all.
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By Sue Henry
Jessie’s first perform run goes easily until eventually her sled hits a bump alongside the trail—a snow and ice-shrouded lifeless physique, bearing a gunshot wound. The victim’s identify used to be Donny Thompson, the youngest son of a mechanic from the city of Palmer. What Thompson used to be doing on a musher’s path with none facts of a sled and canine is anyone’s wager. yet what concerns Alex and Jessie extra is how shut the guy used to be killed to their home.
By Jane K. Cleland
Josie Prescott is settling into her new existence in New Hampshire. Her antiques enterprise is flourishing, she's starting to make a few shut associates, and her dating with the neighborhood police leader is turning into extra fascinating. no longer undesirable for somebody who has thoroughly uprooted her lifestyles as a brand new York urban public sale apartment professional so that it will get a clean begin in a small New England city.
With loads abruptly to lose, Josie can not help yet fear while homicide invades her doubtless quiet neighborhood. Josie is sponsoring the Portsmouth Women's Guild Annual Black and Gold Gala and is calling ahead to receiving a kindly worded thank-you for her efforts. as a substitute, the Guild consultant, Maisy Gaylor, dies a terrible loss of life in the course of the dinner party. Who can have desired to kill earnest, drab little Maisy? "Funny, isn't really it," muses the adversarial Detective Rowcliff, "how lots of people prove lifeless while not anyone has any enemies."
all people who had entry to the wine Maisy drank, together with Josie herself, quickly comes below suspicion. Can Josie be ready to ferret out the reality, preserve her enterprise working easily, and proceed to place down roots in her new city, or will every little thing end up an excessive amount of for her to address on her own?
By Lee Harris
Christine Bennett has simply left the cloistered global of nuns yet quickly reveals herself volunteering to enquire a forty-year-old homicide, Pursuing this challenge together with her previous spiritual zeal, she'll flow heaven and earth in noble attempt to exonerate a par of dual brothers, now senior electorate, in their mother's homicide on solid Friday in 1950.
Fit for responsibility at the entrance pews of crime fixing, not anything will deter Christine from uncovering who particularly devoted the main unholy act at the holiest of days.
Knocking round Dona's palatial property offers Savannah lots of chance to hobnob with A-list celebrities and collect an inventory of suspects that proves a few humans can by no means be too wealthy, too skinny, or too vindictive. yet simply while Savannah's certain she's had her fill of the macabre, the shooter moves back, and this time Savannah is sort of stuck within the crossfire. Now, Savannah's decided to discover the reality. in spite of everything, it truly is lovely demanding to get pleasure from fifteen mins of fame—or a double chocolate brownie—from six toes under...
By Mehmet Murat Somer
Bestsellers in Mehmet Murat Somer's domestic kingdom of Turkey and set to take the area through typhoon, the coming of the Hop-Çiki-Yaya mysteries is reason for pleasure (and lip gloss!) the following within the usa. A male laptop technician via day and a transvestite hostess of Istanbul's such a lot infamous nightclub by way of evening, the unnamed heroine of The Kiss Murder is the main captivating and hilarious sleuth to debut in contemporary reminiscence. while Buse, one of many "girls"at her membership, fears a person is after inner most letters from a former lover, she involves her boss for aid. the following day Buse is lifeless and our woman needs to locate the murderers sooner than they locate her. thankfully, she is definitely armed with good looks, wit, the cloth wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn, and specialist Thai kickboxing talents. With a page-turning plot and an irresistibly fascinating protagonist, The Kiss Murder is certain to draw secret enthusiasts and nightlife experts alike.
By Martyn Waites
It’s too sizzling to sleep. It’s too scorching to be up. this can be New Orleans in the summertime. And as sunrise breaks on a sweltering July morning, André Derain awakens to a scream from his courtyard as a guy is stabbed slightly under his window. performing on impulse, Derain leaps out the window, within the buff, and chases the attacker down the alleyway, however the guy with the knife will get away. by the point Derain returns to the courtyard, the sufferer has died. It’s simply one other day within the French Quarter.
He must have identified larger than to get entangled. Derain’s act of bare braveness lands him in the course of the police research, which seems to be a lot greater than this onetime model photographer can deal with. With not anything yet a zoom lens and grace to spare, Derain will study that during the Crescent urban, corruption runs as deep and muddy because the river itself.
Bad woman Blues is the first ebook within the Andy Derain Mysteries, yet you could take pleasure in examining the sequence in any order.