By Faye Kellerman
Billionaire Genoa Greeves believes the L.A.P.D. may still eventually resolve the fifteen-year-old execution-style homicide of her favourite instructor, Bennett Little—especially now that Hollywood song manufacturer Primo Ekerling has been slain in an eerily related demeanour: shot and crammed into the trunk of his Mercedes Benz.
Lieutenant Peter Decker resents having to devote priceless manpower to a chilly case just because a wealthy girl says, "Jump!" but if a prime investigator within the Little case, now retired, suspiciously commits suicide hours after he and Decker speak, the detective realizes whatever evil's connecting the dots in murders separated via a decade and a part. spouse Rina Lazarus deals a funky, rational outlook, as consistently, regardless of her becoming predicament for her husband's welfare—as previous and current collide with a vengeance, catapulting Decker ever in the direction of the sting of an enormous darkish abyss.
By Maureen Jennings
In his forties, the Reverend Charles Howard nonetheless minimize a magnificent determine. A married Presbyterian minister in Toronto's east finish, Howard was once well-liked by the congregation that elected him, specifically with the women, and so much relatively with leave out Sarah Dignam. revered locally, Howard, as customer for the home of undefined, sat in judgment at the bad, assessing their functions for the workhouse.
But now Howard is lifeless, stabbed and brutally crushed via a person he invited into his place of work. His watch and boots are lacking. Has a few bad beggar he became down taken his vengeance?
By Monica Ferris
As full-time proprietor of the Crewel global needlework store and part-time sleuth, Betsy Devonshire has unraveled greater than her percentage of tangled clues within the USA this present day bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries. yet a cryptic embroidered message on a useless woman’s shirt may well end up her maximum problem but…
When an aged homeless lady is located useless at the shore of Lake Minnetonka, she’s donning a shirt embroidered along with her will, which bequeaths every thing she owns to her niece, Emily Hame—a member of the Monday Bunch at Betsy Devonshire’s Crewel global needlework store! yet Emily’s aunt is the second one homeless girl to be chanced on useless in Excelsior, Minnesota. Is an individual concentrating on the homeless, or is it relating to a large inheritance? Emily seeks the aid of her fellow needlecrafter Betsy to find the typical thread among the deaths—and to figure out if a assassin may well strike back…
By Chris Pavone
From the writer of the New York Times-bestselling and Edgar Award-winning The Expats
As sunrise techniques in big apple, literary agent Isabel Reed is popping the ultimate pages of a mysterious, nameless manuscript, racing during the explosive revelations approximately strong humans, in addition to long-hidden secrets and techniques approximately her personal earlier. In Copenhagen, veteran CIA operative Hayden grey, decided that this sweeping tale be buried, is without warning staring down the barrel of an unforeseen gun. And in Zurich, the writer himself is hiding in a shadowy expat existence, attempting to make amends for a lifetime’s worthy of lies and betrayals with booklet of The twist of fate, while continually having a look over his shoulder.
Over the process one lengthy, determined, more and more perilous day, those lives collide because the publication starts off its harmful march towards book, towards saving or ruining careers and corporations, putting every thing at risk—and everybody in mortal peril. the wealthy solid of characters—in publishing and movie, politics and espionage—are all pressured to confront the implications in their pursuits, the schisms among their perfect selves and the folk they really became.
The motion rockets round Europe and throughout the USA, with an elaborate net of duplicities stretching again a quarter-century to a dismal winding street in upstate ny, the place the stunning fact in regards to the coincidence itself is buried.
Gripping, subtle, layered, and most unlikely to place down, The Accident proves once more that Chris Pavone is a real grasp of suspense.
By Sofie Kelly
Every body thinks their cats are special—but Owen and Hercules have powers that pass some distance past an lovable glance or an impossible to resist purr. besides their proprietor, librarian Kathleen Paulson, they've got an uncanny intuition for fixing crimes...
It's been raining cats and canine in Mayville Heights. The small town's been deluged, and now the neighborhood artists' co-op is at the verge of flooding. Kathleen has been up all evening supporting her associates circulation their creations to the security of the upstairs studio.
The art survives, but if arguable masks maker Jaeger Merrill is located drowned within the co-op basement, Kathleen questions no matter if the dying used to be unintended. After she discovers the artist used to be utilizing an assumed identify, she realizes she cannot truly think something approximately him. With the aid of good-looking detective Marcus Gordon—and her cats' amazing powers of detection—it's as much as Kathleen to unmask a killer.
By Margaret Frazer
Don't be discouraged through a complicated hawk-hunting scene introducing various characters at first of Frazer's 14th Dame Frevisse secret (after 2004's The Hunter's Tale), simply because what follows is a gentle and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England. In 1449, landowner Edward Helyngton lies on his deathbed whereas his jealous cousin Laurence waits raptor-like to swoop down and grab his property. quickly after Edward's loss of life, his widow, Cristiana, is banished to St. Frideswide's nunnery, the place she's pressured to do penance face down at the chilly chapel ground for unspecified sins alleged by way of Laurence's brokers. residing on bread and water, the embittered Cristiana finally tells her unhappy story to Dame Frevisse, who's initially just a sympathetic listener, yet later takes a extra energetic sleuthing position. A tantalizing mystery confided to Cristiana by means of her loss of life husband seems to have gorgeous political implications. The suspense builds progressively towards a trip from King Henry VI during this well-wrought story related to homicide, treason and "layers of ambition and betrayal." FYI: A two-time Edgar nominee, Frazer can also be the writer of A Play of Isaac (2004), the 1st in a brand new medieval secret sequence. "Margaret Frazer" is the pseudonym of Gail Frazer, who collaborated with Mary Pulver Kuhfeld at the first six books within the sequence.
By Victoria Laurie
Professional psychic Abigail Cooper is ready to find that a few chilly instances are at an advantage dead...
because the FBI's most modern Civilian Profiler, Abby Cooper is utilizing her powers of instinct to assist remedy a backlog of the bureau's chilly instances. but if she's the single one who is confident that numerous separate chilly circumstances are similar, she'll need to name on each intuitive bone in her physique sooner than she's the single wear ice...
By Aiden James
William Barrow consists of a depressing mystery. a really darkish mystery. An archivist for the Smithsonian Institute and likewise a part-time operative for the CIA, not anyone could ever suspect the good-looking 'thirty-ish' William is actually the main reviled man or woman to ever stroll the earth. His infectious heat and humorousness make such an statement in particular demanding to think. yet some time past, William Barrow had one other name...one that's synonymous with disgrace and betrayal: Judas Iscariot.
Forced to stroll the earth as a cursed immortal, William/Judas is on a quest to reclaim the thirty silver shekels paid to him in trade for Jesus Christ. Twenty-one cash have now been recovered--thanks largely to the assistance from his most recent son, the esteemed Georgetown college heritage professor, Alistair Barrow.
Ever hopeful the total coin assortment will purchase him an entire pardon from God and finish his banishment from heaven, William plans a trip to a distant village deep inside of Iran's Alborz Mountains to retrieve 'silver coin quantity twenty-two'. however the CIA has a distinct target for this journey, person who pits either father and son opposed to an unscrupulous Russian billionaire looking for whatever else that is simply as valuable in the old mountains of Iran...something that threatens peace within the glossy global if William and Alistair fail to arrive it first.
By Barbara Hambly
The New York Times hails Barbara Hambly’s novels that includes Benjamin January as “masterly,” “ravishing,” and “haunting.” The Chicago Tribune crowns them “dazzling…January is a perfectly wealthy and complicated character.” Now the bestselling writer returns with a narrative that leads January from the dangerously sensual milieu of recent Orleans right into a global seething with superstition and darkish spirits, the place one man’s freedom activates a case of homicide and blood vengeance.
Days of the Dead
Mexico urban within the autumn of 1835 is a lawless position, teeming with bandits and beggars. yet an pressing letter from a determined good friend attracts Benjamin January and his new bride Rose from New Orleans to this newly loose province. right here they pray they’ll locate Hannibal Sefton alive—and now not placing from the top of a rope.Sefton stands accused of murdering the one son of favourite landowner Don Prospero de Castellon. but if Benjamin and Rose arrive at Hacienda Mictlán, they stumble upon a murky tangle of relations kinfolk, and multiple suspect in younger Fernando’s homicide.
While the proof opposed to Hannibal is damning, Benjamin is bound that his consumptive, peace-loving fellow musician isn’t able to homicide. Their merely allies are the lifeless boy’s part sister, who occurs to be Hannibal’s most modern inamorata, and the mentally volatile Castellon himself, who awaits Mexico’s holy Days of the useless, whilst he believes his slain son will himself display the id of his killer.The look for the reality will lead Benjamin and Rose down a course that winds from the mazes of the capital’s again streets and barrios to the mythical pyramids of Mictlán and, eventually, to a spot the place spirits stroll and the lifeless cry out for justice. yet prior to they could lay to leisure the ghosts of the earlier, Benjamin and Rose should cease a flesh-and-blood assassin who’s made up our minds to flee the day of reckoning and upload Benjamin and Rose to the swelling ranks of the useless.
By Carolyn Hart
Though retired newspaper reporter Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins, Henrie O to her buddies, as soon as became down a wedding thought from Jimmy Lennox, he is nonetheless one among her such a lot loved buddies. So whilst he asks for her assistance on behalf of his spouse, world-famous documentary filmmaker Sophia Montgomery, Henrie O reluctantly is of the same opinion to hitch them on a Baltic cruise. Sophia is the stepmother to the now-grown heirs of an excellent fortune, who're none too satisfied that she controls their inheritance. yet do they honestly wish her lifeless? Jimmy thinks so, and he wishes Henrie O to turn out it.
On the cruise, Henrie O quickly realizes that this dysfunctional relatives is plunging towards destruction. because the ports of name pass—Copenhagen, Gdynia, Tallinn, St. Petersburg—death inexorably ways. yet Henrie O discovers that love, as soon as kindled, by no means dies. while Jimmy is accused of homicide and time is operating out, she pursues a shrewdpermanent killer who will not hesitate to strike again.