Seeds of Deception
by Linda Castillo
It’s autumn in Painter’s Mill, and fourteen year old Katie Burkholder has been tasked with picking apples in Zimmerman’s Orchard with her brother. It’s just another day filled with chores – until her best friend Mattie arrives to help. Somehow, boredom transforms into fun and games whenever the girls are together.
(A Kate Burkholder)
Buttered and Scrambled With Murder
by J R Pearson
Murder & Maple syrup… Josie and Tony are back for another savory mystery! This time, with a stack of pancakes on the side.
Since having their relationship outed – much to Josie’s dislike – the couple has been summoned by Mama Rizzo to the family’s breakfast diner for a Sunday morning brunch. A mouthwatering spread is expected from Josie’s culinary-genius parents, but serve up a rebellious older brother, a furry bacon thief, and a wealthy businessman bludgeoned to death, makes for a very unappetizing event.
(A Josie Rizzo Mysteries)
by B. B. Griffith
The Tournament is a massive state-sponsored war game. Each country fields a team of three players. Each team is given a color as their calling card and the freedom to do whatever it takes to win. The playing field is the entire globe and the stakes couldn’t be higher. There is only one requirement: it must be kept secret. Frank Youngsmith’s life is stuck in a rut. He’s broke, bored, and works a dead-end job.
(The Tournament Series)
The Black Ice
by Michael Connelly
Narcotics officer Cal Moore’s orders were to look into the city’s latest drug killing. Instead, he ends up in a motel room with a fatal bullet wound to the head and a suicide note stuffed in his back pocket. Working the case, LAPD detective Harry Bosch is reminded of the primal police rule he learned long ago: Don’t look for the facts, but the glue that holds them together. Soon Harry’s making some very dangerous connections, starting with a dead cop and leading to a bloody string of murders that wind from Hollywood Boulevard
(A Harry Bosch Series)
The House of Secrets
by Brad Meltze, Tod Goldberg
A secret worth killing for. A woman with no past. An act of treason that changed America.
When Hazel Nash was six years old, her father taught her: mysteries need to be solved. He should know. Hazel’s father is Jack Nash, the host of America’s favorite conspiracy TV show, The House of Secrets. Even as a child, she loved hearing her dad’s tall tales, especially the one about a leather book belonging to Benedict Arnold that was hidden in a corpse.