Baguettes, Business Trips & Murder
by Caroline Chase
In the Windy City, baguettes aren’t the only scent in the air. There’s also a whiff…of murder.
Brynn and her best friend Lisa are jumping at the chance to head to Chicago to attend the International Food and Retail Expo. Playing With Flour is thriving, and this is the perfect opportunity to grow the business even more. Their bags are packed, baguettes ready to go, and the business trip is underway. What they don’t count on was finding a dead body.
(Bake Shop Cozy Mysteries)
Don’t Trust Me
by Jessica Lynch
Who killed Jack Sullivan? Find out in DON’T TRUST ME, a romantic suspense thriller with an ending you won’t see coming!
Welcome to Hamlet. Population: 192. You can’t find it on any map, GPS or directions site. A small village tucked between a mountain and a valley, Hamlet is the sort of place where everyone knows everyone — and their business, too. There’s no television. No phones. Only one way in and, for the locals, barely any way out. The sheriff is the law, the only doctor moonlights as the coroner, and outsiders rarely come to town. Murders are even rarer…
The Madness of Grief
by Panayotis Cacoyannis
“A well-written, richly complicated, and deeply engaging coming-of-age tale.” – Kirkus Reviews’ “INDIE BEST BOOKS OF THE MONTH” (June 2018)
July 1969. While men are walking on the moon, life in London for sixteen-year-old Jane takes unexpected turns. On the point of falling in love with her best friend Karl, she discovers that there’s more to her father’s spectacular girlfriend than at first meets the eye…
The night’s drama has only just begun, unfolding in a sequence of violent events that threaten to have lasting repercussions for Jane and the people she loves…
by Douglas Preston
A moon rock missing for thirty years… Buckets of blood-soaked sand found in a New Mexico canyon… A scientist ambitious enough to kill… A monk who will redeem the world… A dark agency with a deadly mission… The greatest scientific discovery of all time… What fire bolt from the galactic dark shattered the Earth eons ago, and now hides in that remote cleft in the southwest United States known as Tyrannosaur Canyon?
(Wyman Ford Series)
by Neil Gaiman, Ellen Datlow
Prepare to meet the wicked progeny of the master of modern horror. In Lovecraft’s Monsters, H. P. Lovecraft’s most famous creations – Cthulhu, Shoggoths, Deep Ones, Elder Things, Yog-Sothoth, and more—appear in all their terrifying glory. Each story is a gripping new take on a classic Lovecraftian creature, and each is accompanied by a spectacular original illustration that captures the monsters’ unique visage.
Legions of Lovecraft fans continue to visit his bizarre landscapes and encounter his unrelenting monsters. Now join them in their journey…if you dare.
To Fall in Love Again
by David Burnett
After her husband’s death, Amy had never expected to fall inlove a second time, but when she meets Drew, the attraction is immediate. However, when Drew brings her into his world–a world of old money and high society–by inviting her to the Society Ball, battle lines are drawn.
As the Ball begins, Amy is cornered by one of Drew’s neighbors, who tells her she doesn’t belong there. With so many people pushing her out of Drew’s world, she finds it hard to believe he could really want to pull her in. Is Drew really just like the rich snobs who despise her? Does he have some ulterior motive?
The Bakery Murder
by Zoe Arden
Ava Fortune’s got it all… magic, love, and a bakery. She just can’t seem to stay out of trouble, especially now that her dad is getting married. And now Ava’s father’s been framed for murder…
Ava can’t let her dad down. She needs to find the real killer before he strikes again or her dad ends up behind bars forever. With her aunts and best friend there to help her, Ava can’t possibly fail. Or can she? She wonders if this time the killer just might win. Can Ava save her father before it’s too late, or is her magic all used up?
(Sweetland Witch Cozy Mysteries)
The Emerald Circle
by L. Rosenman
Their daughter’s kidnapping plunges the protagonists into a hair-raising calamity “Author L. Rosenman weaves a suspenseful story with intriguing twists and turns that will easily captivate the reader’s attention from the beginning.” -Piaras
A five-year-old child is kidnapped near her home in a small town in northern Israel. The secret behind her disappearance forces her parents to face a terrible crisis. Mutually suspicious, they embark separately on an emotionally and physically life-changing quest to find their daughter…
by Lisa Harris
During Garrett Addison’s first week on the job as a criminal investigator for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, his team is called out to a murder scene of a young girl. She’s the third victim in a string of disappearances with one thing in common–a Polaroid photo of each victim left behind at the crime scene.
The FBI is pulled into the case to help, and Garrett finds himself working with Special Agent Jordan Lambert, the woman he once loved…
(A Nikki Boyd Series)
EMBRACE THE WIND
by Susan Denning
EMBRACE THE WIND continues the story of Aislynn Maher, heroine of FAR AWAY HOME, an Amazon bestseller for five years in the categories of Historical Fiction-US and Romance-Western.
What is the cost of living life on your own terms? For a young woman on the American Frontier, the price can be high. Aislynn Maher trusted the wrong man. To conceal her disgrace, she abandons her job, her home, her family and friends. She turns to the raw, contentious US marshal of the Wyoming Territory, Orrin Sage, who is hiding a guilty secret of his own…
The Manhattan Hunt Club
by John Saul
The promising future of New York City college student Jeff Converse has suddenly been shattered by a nightmarish turn of events. Falsely convicted of a brutal crime, Jeff sees his life vanishing before his eyes. But someone has other plans for Jeff, in a far deadlier place than any penitentiary. He finds himself beneath the teeming streets of Manhattan, in a hidden landscape of twisting tunnels and forgotten subterranean chambers. Here, an invisible population of the homeless, the desperate, and the mad has carved out its own shadow society. But they are not alone.
by Julia Heaberlin
Tommie wants to believe it’s all a hoax, but suddenly a girl who grew up on a Texas ranch finds herself linked to a horrific past: the slaughter of a family in Chicago, the murder of an Oklahoma beauty queen, and the kidnapping of a little girl named Adriana. Tommie races along a twisting, nightmarish path while an unseen stalker is determined to keep old secrets locked inside the dementia-battered brain of the woman who Tommie always thought was her real mother.
No Cats Allowed
by Miranda James
Mississippi librarian Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat Diesel are on their guard. Oscar Reilly, the new director at the Athena College library, is on a mission to cut costs and has set his sights on the archive and rare book collection. Reilly’s also out to replace Charlie’s fiery friend Melba with someone younger, but his biggest offense is declaring all four-legged creatures banned from the stacks.
With enemies aplenty, the suspect list is long when Reilly’s body is discovered in the library, but incriminating evidence throws suspicion on Melba.
(Cat in the Stacks Cozy Mysteries)
Remains of Innocence
by J. A. Jance
An old woman, a hoarder, is dying of emphysema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleaning out her house, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred dollar bills hidden in the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd every corner.
Tracing the money’s origins will take Liza on a journey that will end in Cochise County, where Sheriff Joanna Brady is embroiled in a personal mystery of her own.
(Joanna Brady Mysteries)
by Robert Dugoni
With little hard evidence to go on, Sloane calls on his friend, reclusive former CIA agent turned private investigator Charles Jenkins, to track down the other men serving with Ford the night he died. Alarmingly, two of the four who returned home alive didn’t stay that way for long, and though the mission’s wheelchairbound commander now works for a civilian contractor, he refuses to talk. The final – and youngest – soldier is also the most elusive, but he’s their only shot at discovering the truth – if Sloane and Jenkins can keep him alive long enough to tell it.
(David Sloane Mysteries)
Thirty-Four and a Half Predicaments
by Denise Grover Swank
Rose Gardner hates seeing her normally flamboyant best friend Neely Kate struggle with depression. So when Rose stumbles onto a piece of evidence indicating her birth mother might have been involved in a crime, she does the one thing guaranteed to cheer Neely Kate. She convinces her friend to help her solve a mystery. Though their penchant for investigating has gotten them into plenty of pickles in the past, what can go wrong if they’re looking into a case that went cold a quarter of a century ago?
(Rose Gardner Mysteries)
Far Away Home
by Susan Denning
In post-Civil War New York City, sixteen-year-old Aislynn Denehy cannot find a job, she has no place to live and no family to help her. Some might think this is a problem; Aislynn believes it is an opportunity, but she has a lot to learn. No formulaic romance, this well-researched love story depicts life as it truly was for the thousands of women who went west reaching for a new life. Aislynn’s journey begins in a New York City tenement and leads her across the frontier to a Utah mining camp where she must cope with the three very different men in her life: smart, solicitous Tim, good-natured, good-guy Johnny and the intense but intriguing Liam Moran.
(Aislynn’s Story Mysteries)
by Alex Berenson
It is the most dangerous mission of John Wells’s career. Evidence is mounting that someone high up in the CIA is doing the unthinkable – passing messages to ISIS, alerting them to planned operations. Finding out the mole’s identity without alerting him, however, will be very hard, and to accomplish it, Wells will have to do something he thought he’d left behind forever. He will have to reassume his former identity as an al Qaeda jihadi, get captured, and go undercover to befriend an ISIS prisoner in a secret Bulgarian prison.
(A John Wells Mysteries)
Two to Mango
by Jill Marie Landis
When famed hula instructors from a rival dance troop start dropping like over-ripe passion fruit, Em and the Hula Maidens go undercover at the Kukui Nut Festival Hula Competition to uncover the killer. Em is once again up to her okole in danger and mystery, not to mention the seductive challenge of working with hunky detective Roland Sharpe, who moonlights as one of the island’s sexiest fire dancers. The hula is lively, the luau is smoking, the mai tais are delicious, and a killer is looking to get away with murder in paradise.
(The Tiki Goddess Mysteries)
Boy in the Mirror
by Robert J. Duperre
Fifteen-year-old Jacqueline Talbot’s boyfriend Mal lives in the mirror of her makeup case. There’s never been anything normal about Jacqueline; not during her time in foster care, and certainly not in her new hometown of Mercy Hills.
With rumors of actual monsters in the woods, the popular kids taking an unhealthy interest in her, and the revealing of her own dark past, all Jacqueline wants to do is run away forever with Mal. Too bad he’s trapped in the mirror. But when she learns the ancient forces of the town want to destroy everything she loves, the race is on to free the boy in the mirror, because he just might be the only one who knows how to stop them.
(The Infinity Trials)
Crash and Burn
by Fern Michaels
The Sisterhood: a group of women from all walks of life bound by friendship and a quest for justice. Armed with vast resources, top-notch expertise, and a loyal network of allies around the globe, the Sisterhood will not rest until every wrong is made right.
The women of the Sisterhood are united by their mission to help those unable to help themselves. But now they’ve encountered opponents who share a unique bond of their own. The law firm of Queen, King, Bishop & Rook–the Chessmen–has been a formidable force in Washington, D.C., for decades. And Sisterhood member Nikki Quinn’s new case has made her their prime target.
by J. B. Turner
A Brand New Release. A deep-state US organization has a top-secret kill list – and a popular senator is on it. Nathan Stone was killed in action while serving as a covert CIA operative. Or so everyone thought. In reality he’s become a ghost, a black-ops asset with a new identity and controlled by a secret government organization. The Commission has one aim: to hunt down and assassinate anti-establishment enemies of the state.
by Lorhainne Eckhart
They never expected their happily every after could go so wrong.
Katy and Steven never imagined their happily ever after could go so wrong, but six months in and this newlywed couple’s carefully crafted future is crumbling. Even after the couple overcome the distance, the secrets and a divided family that could have Steven walking away. The couple is faced with their biggest challenge yet when a shocking disappearance and the questions being asked could lead to answers that could ultimately destroy this family.
(The Friessens Series)
Bones Don’t Lie
by Melinda Leigh
Shocking evidence hits close to home for attorney Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger as Melinda Leigh’s acclaimed series continues.
Private investigator Lance Kruger was just a boy when his father vanished twenty-three years ago. Since then he’s lived under the weight of that disappearance – until his father’s car is finally dredged up from the bottom of Grey Lake. It should be a time for closure, except for the skeleton found in the trunk. A missing person case gone cold has become one of murder, and Lance and attorney Morgan Dane must face the deadly past that’s risen to the surface.
(Morgan Dane Mysteries)