Scone Cold Dead
by Kaitlyn Dunnett
After a knee injury forces professional Scottish dancer, Liss MacCrimmon to give up her life of performing strathspreys, reels, jigs and Highland flings she returns to her hometown of Moosetookalook, Maine, where she runs a Scottish Emporium. With one solved murder case under her dance belt, Liss has no idea she’s about to spiral into another. . .
Liss still misses the life of a professional dancer with Strathspey, the Scottish dance company she belonged to. So she arranges a reception for the troupe when they’re on tour, complete with a Scottish theme that includes a new spin on the classic Scottish Scone.
(A Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries)
Precious Galaxy Boxed Set
by Sarah Noffke & Michael Anderle
A new evil lurks in the darkness: This box set includes: Corruption, Investigation, Determination, Obliteration
Corruption: After an explosion, the crew of a battlecruiser mysteriously disappears. Bailey and Lewis, complete strangers, find themselves suddenly onboard the damaged ship. Lewis hasn’t worked a case in years, not since the final one broke his spirit and his bank account. The last thing Bailey remembers is preparing to take down a fugitive on Onyx Station. Mysteries are harder to solve when there’s no evidence left behind. Bailey and Lewis don’t know how they got onboard Ricky Bobby or why. However, they quickly learn that whatever was responsible for the explosion and disappearance of the crew is still on the ship…
Drop Dead Beautiful
by Jackie Collins
Lucky Santangelo is back with a vengeance – still every bit as strong, sexy, and seductive as ever! But Lucky is older and wiser, and hot to reclaim her power position in Las Vegas. However, a deadly enemy from her past has resurfaced–a person determined to take everything from her, including the family she holds so dear: two sons and an out-of-control teenage daughter who is just as outrageous as Lucky herself. Like mother, like daughter.
(Lucky Santangelo Series)
by Nancy Mehl
Kaely Quinn’s talents as an FBI behavior analyst are impossible to ignore, no matter how unorthodox her methods. But when a reporter outs her as the daughter of an infamous serial killer, she’s demoted to field agent and transferred to St. Louis.
When the same reporter who ruined her career claims to have received an anonymous poem predicting a string of murders, ending with Kaely’s, the reporter’s ulterior motives bring his claim into question. But when a body is found that fits the poem’s predictions, the threat is undeniable, and the FBI sends Special Agent Noah Hunter to St. Louis.
by Mark Petry
A College Psychology Professor in Austin has apparently murdered almost his entire class of 35 students during his final. Five students have survived, although they remember nothing. Chase a local hero cop in Austin, from catching the “Sorority Killer” a few years earlier, is on the case. He’s trying to locate Bill the professors teaching assistant who has disappeared, especially now that it seems he’s still assisting by killing off the remaining five students. It’s a race against the clock to find Bill, and the visits to Professor Holland in jail aren’t helping anyone but him. Chase won’t be the only one surprised at how it will end.
by Carolina Mac
When Blaine’s neighbor is kidnapped by a devious serial killer, he pulls out all the stops to find her. With the clock winding down on Misty’s chances for survival, the Blackmore crew scours Texas hill country with the bloodhounds.
(The Blackmore Agency)
The Savage Sabre
by Rosamund Winchester
It’s all hands on deck between a Welsh smuggler and his enemy Spanish lady-fair! As fierce and deadly as a sword, Saban “the Sabre” Rees runs his family smuggling business with a strong hand and an unmatched loyalty. He is determined to turn the name Rees into a legacy that will endure for generations.
But he had not planned on her. Esperanza “Essa” Fernandez is the loyal sister to a pirate lord. Determined to show her brother she can be an asset to the Demonios de Mar, she disguises herself and joins a raid.
(The Ravishing Rees)
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
by Mario Giordano, John Brownjohn
On her sixtieth birthday, Auntie Poldi retires to Sicily, intending to while away the rest of her days with good wine, a view of the sea, and few visitors. But Sicily isn’t quite the tranquil island she thought it would be. When her handsome young handyman goes missing—and is discovered murdered—she can’t help but ask questions.
(An Auntie Poldi Adventure)
Fortune Favors the Bold
by Theodore Modis
She loses both her parents and is left with her younger sister to survive. It is early 20th century Greece. Theodosia, a teenage girl and her younger sister, lose their parents in Constantinople and are thrown into a massive population exchange between Greece and Turkey.
They arrive at a refugee camp in Northern Greece, where their choice is to perish or to use the resources at hand in order to survive. Despite all the difficulties they encounter, the sisters decide not to give up, and fight for a better life…
Don’t Leave Me
by Lorhainne Eckhart
From a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author comes a riveting and edgy romance about a young love driven to the breaking point.
Even though Claudia is part of the McCabe family, with four older brothers she barely knows, she has a dark side no one in their right mind would mess with, and she still sees herself as alone. That is until one night, when she witnesses an unspeakable crime that blurs the lines of morality. Her first instinct is to run, but when a mysterious handsome man enters her life, promising to keep her safe, she’s caught up in a web of secrets, not knowing who to trust. When her brothers unite, will they expose the truth or destroy any hope Claudia has of finding love?
(The McCabe Brothers)
Age of Assassins
by RJ Barker
When a young assassin apprentice is blackmailed to protect the crown prince, he becomes embroiled in a conspiracy that could destroy an entire kingdom in a brilliant epic fantasy debut.
Girton Club-foot has no family, a crippled leg, and is apprenticed to the best assassin in the land. He’s learning the art of taking lives, but his latest mission tasks him with a far more difficult challenge: to save a life. Someone is trying to kill the heir to the throne, and it is up to Girton to uncover the traitor and prevent the prince’s murder.
(The Wounded Kingdom)
The Lady Said No
by Jacquie Biggar
“A mind of steel hidden behind a bumbling exterior, that’s the perfect description of Detective Gus” .N.N. Light
The Race is on to find a Killer in the heart of Kentucky horse country. Detective Augustus Grant is faced with his most baffling case to date. Well-respected race horse breeder John Jorgenson is murdered in his den days before the Kentucky Derby and the list of suspects is growing. Complicating matters, Gus’ ex-girlfriend is the last person to have seen the victim alive. Rebecca Hayes owes the Jorgenson family her loyalty.
Surviving the Fatherland
by Annette Oppenlander
Spanning thirteen years from 1940 to 1953 and set against the epic panorama of WWII, author Annette Oppenlander’s SURVIVING THE FATHERLAND is a sweeping saga of family, love, and betrayal that illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the children’s war.
SURVIVING THE FATHERLAND tells the true and heart-wrenching stories of Lilly and Günter struggling with the terror-filled reality of life in the Third Reich, each embarking on their own dangerous path toward survival, freedom, and ultimately each other. Based on the author’s own family and anchored in historical facts, this story celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the strength of war children.
by Raphael Hirsch
Dr. Robert Newman is a man obsessed–obsessed with the death of his wife from a rare genetic disease–obsessed with finding a cure to save her sister from the same fate. After years of single-minded effort, he has developed a revolutionary gene editing technique. Now the most devastating of human diseases can be stopped in their tracks. But within weeks, his discovery has unleashed a deadly cancer epidemic. His life is threatened and everyone he loves becomes his enemy. As he searches frantically for clues, he discovers a long dormant secret hidden within the human genome.
The Prisoner in the Castle
by Susan Elia MacNeal
A series of baffling murders among a group of imprisoned agents threatens the outcome of World War II in this chilling mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Churchill’s Secretary.
World War II is raging, and former spy Maggie Hope knows too much. She knows what the British government is willing to do to keep its secrets. She knows the real location of the planned invasion of France. She knows who’s lying. She knows who the double-crossers are. She knows exactly who is sending agents to their deaths…
(A Maggie Hope Mysteries)
Special Agent Booker
by Mimi Barbour
Suspense lights up in every page of this fast-paced blockbuster of thrills!
When Sloan Booker’s father dies tragically, he has no other option but to give up his job as an FBI agent and take over his family’s vehicle restoration business in Oahu, Hawaii. Giving up his badge is difficult but having Homeland Security and his old boss request the use of his house in a stakeout, spying on his Muslim neighbors who they suspect are terrorists, is just too damn much for a man already frazzled. It makes no difference that they’ve offered him a partner to be in charge of the surveillance… until he meets the gorgeous divorcee.
(Undercover FBI Mysteries)
by Sean Costello
LOVE. LOSS. OBSESSION. REDEMPTION. Following the death of his ten-year-old son, physician Peter Croft embarks on a desperate, seemingly random search for a missing child, risking his sanity, even his life in a grief-induced quest. His journey propels him into the darkest reaches of human suffering, and pits him squarely against an adversary whose own obsession defies all reason.
Here After is a story of love, loss, obsession and redemption, with gripping action sequences and a subtle paranormal underpinning. A compelling read from a seasoned storyteller, Costello’s sixth novel will keep you reading deep into the night.
by Laura Simmons
A chilling tale of loss, tragedy, psychic warfare, and eternal love.
Amber Macklin’s world is cruelly shattered when she loses her baby girl three months after her husband’s sudden death. Her cousin, Bryce, comes to her rescue, moving her into his home for fear she will kill herself from the grief. He provides solace and a shoulder to cry on, and he has loved her as more than a cousin for a long time. Amber and Bryce soon discover they are not blood relatives, which opens the door for romance as he pulls her through her darkest hours.
“Please … Don’t Kill Me”
by William C. Dear, Carlton Stowers
The True Story of the Milo Murder. Dean Milo was a phenomenally successful businessman who had built a tiny family business into a $50 million-a-year corporation. Along the way he had established a lengthy list of enemies that began with his immediate family and stretched throughout the social and business community. His fast-track ride to the top came to a violent halt on August 11, 1980, when Milo was found dead in his luxurious Ohio home, shot twice in the head. A blank telegram form lay nearby.
The Wounded Land
by Stephen R. Donaldson
Four thousand years have passed since Covenant first freed the Land from the devastating grip of Lord Foul and his minions. The monstrous force of Evil has regained its power, once again warping the very fabric and balance of the Land.
Armed with his stunning white gold, wild magic, Covenant must battle not only terrifying external forces but his own capacity for despair and devastation. His quest to save the Land from ultimate ruin is exciting and heroic as ever.
(The Second Chronicles)
Pruning the Dead
by Julia Henry
With hundreds flocking to her inaugural garden party, meticulous Lilly Jayne hasn’t left a single petal out of place. But the picture-perfect gathering turns unruly upon the arrival of Merilee Frank, Lily’s ex-husband’s catty third wife. Merilee lives for trouble, so no one is surprised after she drinks too much, shoves a guest into the koi pond, and gets escorted off the property. The real surprise comes days later – when Merilee is found dead in a pile of mulch…
by Arnold Eslava-Grunwaldt
It all started with a shortcut. Murder followed. Then an accidental death. Or so it seemed. But then again, nothing is as quite as it seems.
Enter Detective Sergeant Hamilcar “Ham” Hitchcock and his General Assignment Squad. Fresh off the Keim case–and recovering from the loss of several key members–the Yonkers, New York-based team reinvents itself and dives headfirst into the latest investigation. And, it’s a doozy. Is the murderer a jealous high school student? A greedy caregiver? An angry homeless man? Or, someone else?
by Christopher Rice
Charlotte Rowe spent the first seven years of her life in the hands of the only parents she knew – a pair of serial killers who murdered her mother and tried to shape Charlotte in their own twisted image. If only the nightmare had ended when she was rescued. Instead, her real father exploited her tabloid-ready story for fame and profit – until Charlotte finally broke free from her ghoulish past and fled. Just when she thinks she has buried her personal hell forever, Charlotte is swept into a frightening new ordeal.
(The Burning Girl Mysteries)
No True Justice
by H. L. Wegley
They forced her into witness protection, not to protect her, but to silence her.
After testifying in a high-profile case, Gemma Saint, a young intern at an influential media outlet, is forced into WITSEC by corrupt DOJ officials to silence her. When Gemma’s testimony at a retrial threatens their elaborate conspiracy to control the upcoming presidential election, Gemma learns from her WITSEC Inspector that her identity was compromised and someone in the DOJ has sent a team to kill her…
by Sebastien de Castell
A would-be mage with no magic of his own has to defeat powerful enemies with only cunning and deception in the first book of an exciting adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell.
Kellen is moments away from facing his first duel and proving his worth as a spellcaster. There’s just one problem: his magic is fading. Facing exile unless he can pass the mage trials, Kellen is willing to risk everything – even his own life – in search of a way to restore his magic.
by Michael Crichton, John Lange
A thriller about an Egyptologist’s greatest find—and his quest to steal it – from the #1 New York Times – bestselling author of Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain.
Brilliant Egyptologist Harold Barnaby has discovered a message hidden inside a particularly difficult set of hieroglyphics. It just may lead him to a secret tomb holding the greatest riches of the ancient world. Barnaby could put his name to the most fantastic archaeological find of the century. But he doesn’t just want to dig it up. He wants to steal it.
by Lorhainne Eckhart
From the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of The Forgotten Child
Falling in Love with Jed Friessen was a dream come true. Married to Jed, Diana has a family and is living her happily ever after. She knew heartbreak and suffering as a child, and the pain of rejection, but she now understands what it means to be loved. However, when the past comes knocking on her door, reminding her of everything she’s left behind, everything she was, and everything she’s lost, her guilt and doubt threaten the life she’s built with her husband.
(The Friessens Series)
by Jamie Schulz
Chained and enslaved, Jake Nichols is convinced he’ll die alone. In this new order where men are stripped of all power, he endures brutal torture at the hands of his female captor. He yearns for freedom, but when he’s hired out to build a ranch home for an outspoken beauty, long forgotten emotions overshadow his dreams of escape.
Monica Avery struggles to fill her heart in a loveless society. With marriage outlawed and romantic partners reduced to pawns, she’s given up hope of finding her soul mate. Until the rugged rancher building her shelter awakens deeply buried desires…