Curiosity Thrilled the Cat
by Sofie Kelly
When murder interrupts Mayville’s Music Festival, Kathleen finds herself the prime suspect. More stunning is her realization that Owen and Hercules are magical-and she’s relying on their skills to solve a purr-fect murder.
When librarian Kathleen Paulson moved to Mayville Heights, Minnesota, she had no idea that two strays would nuzzle their way into her life. Owen is a tabby with a catnip addiction and Hercules is a stocky tuxedo cat who shares Kathleen’s fondness for Barry Manilow.
(A Magical Cats Mysteries)
Say You’re Sorry
by Michael Robotham
When pretty and popular teenagers Piper Hadley and Tash McBain disappear one Sunday morning, the investigation captivates a nation but the girls are never found. Three years later, during the worst blizzard in a century, a husband and wife are brutally killed in the farmhouse where Tash McBain once lived. A suspect is in custody, a troubled young man who can hear voices and claims that he saw a girl that night being chased by a snowman.
(Joe O’Loughlin Mysteries)
by Ted Dekker
They call him BoneMan, a serial killer who’s abducted six young women. He’s the perfect father looking for the perfect daughter, and when his victims fail to meet his lofty expectations, he kills them by breaking their bones and leaving them to die. Intelligence officer Ryan Evans, on the other hand, has lost all hope of ever being the perfect father. His daughter and wife have written him out of their lives.
by T.R. Ragan
The follow-up to the Wall Street Journal bestseller Outrage. Those who hunt monsters must be careful not to become monsters themselves.
In another life, before human traffickers murdered her husband and stole her children, Faith McMann was a wife, mother, and teacher. Now she has become Furious, a merciless avenger on a deadly mission to retrieve her young son and daughter, no matter the cost.
(Faith McMann Trilogy)
by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse
Mycroft’s comfortable existence is overturned when Douglas receives troubling reports from home. There are rumors of mysterious disappearances, strange footprints in the sand, and spirits enticing children to their deaths, their bodies found drained of blood. Upon hearing the news, Georgiana abruptly departs for Trinidad. Near panic, Mycroft convinces Douglas that they should follow her, drawing the two men into a web of dark secrets that grows more treacherous with each step they take…
by Mike Faricy
Skirt-chasing, wise-cracking, dysfunctional Private Investigator Dev Haskell leaves his usual stool at the Spot Bar to take on what looks like a cakewalk job: keep ice cream mogul Mr. Swirlee alive. Turns out Mr. Swirlee is anything but a cakewalk… He’s a ruthless “entrepreneur” with a flash temper, a mean streak a mile wide, and a laundry list of people who want to do him in – including his sex-crazed girlfriend Lola.
(Dev Haskell Mysteries)
Land of the Noonday Sun
by Carmen DeSousa
When two strangers have nothing left but their dreams, they must forge a relationship in Nantahala, North Carolina, a small town known as Land of the Noonday Sun. Cassandra stands to inherit over half a million dollars if she can live in the sleepy little town of Nantahala for six months…
(A Southern Mysteries)
The Beach Trees
by Karen White
From the time she was twelve, Julie Holt knew what a random tragedy could do to a family. At that tender age, her little sister disappeared – never to be found. It was a loss that slowly eroded the family bonds she once relied on. As an adult with a prestigious job in the arts, Julie meets a struggling artist who reminds her so much of her sister, she can’t help feeling protective.
The Death of Distant Stars
by Deborah Hawkins
As Hugh and his team of high-priced of Goldstein, Miller attorneys prepare their case, they find more and more evidence that Wycliffe has covered up the deadly properties of the drug that killed Tom.
Feeling certain of a big win, Hugh and his team take the Andrews’ case to trial. But one by one his witnesses start to die, Hugh himself is arrested in front of the jury, and a surprise witness reveals the disastrous secret of the Andrews’ marriage. Will the Andrews’ case be the end of Hugh and his empire?
by C. J. Box
When the temperature drops to 30 below and a gang war heats up, it’s up to Cassie to help restore law and order. But is she in over her head? As she is propelled on a collision course with a murderous enemy, she finds that the key to it all might come in the most unlikely form: a boy on a bike named Kyle. He keeps showing up where he doesn’t belong. And he seems to know something that Cassie does not about what lies beneath the surface of this small and troubled town…
Her Royal Spyness
by Rhys Bowen
London, 1932. Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, 34th in line for the English throne, is flat broke. She’s bolted Scotland, her greedy brother, and her fish-faced betrothed. London is a place where she’ll experience freedom, learn life lessons aplenty, do a bit of spying for HRH – oh, and find a dead Frenchman in her tub. Now her new job is to clear her long family name…
(The Royal Spyness Mysteries)
by Susie Steiner
At thirty-nine, Manon Bradshaw is a devoted and respected member of the Cambridgeshire police force, and though she loves her job, what she longs for is a personal life. Single and distant from her family, she wants a husband and children of her own. One night, after yet another disastrous Internet date, she turns on her police radio to help herself fall asleep – and receives an alert that sends her to a puzzling crime scene.
by Stuart Neville
A merciless assassin stalks Belfast and Detective Inspector Jack Lennon has been assigned to the case. As Lennon unravels a far-reaching conspiracy involving collusion among Loyalists, IRA members, and law enforcement, he discovers that his estranged former lover and their daughter are in the killer’s cross-hairs. To catch the assassin and save the only family he has, Lennon blurs the line between friend and enemy by teaming up with an enigmatic killer named Fegan.
(The Belfast Mysteries)
The Third Bullet
by Stephen Hunter
Former marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger investigates one of the most enduring controversies of our time – the JFK assassination – in this New York Times bestselling “terrific thriller” (Booklist, starred review).
Bestselling author Stephen Hunter takes on one of the most shocking crimes in American history when his celebrated hero ex-Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger follows the smallest hint of a lead to its staggering conclusion = about the fateful third bullet that ended the life of President John F. Kennedy
(Bob Lee Swagger Mysteries)
The Procrastination Cure
by Damon Zahariades
21 Proven Tactics For Conquering Your Inner Procrastinator, Mastering Your Time, And Boosting Your Productivity! Imagine looking at your to-do list and immediately tackling, completing, and crossing off tasks. Imagine making quick decisions regarding which projects receive your immediate attention. Imagine finishing your work each day with hours to spare!
You’ll receive more than 21 proven tactics for conquering your impulse to procrastinate. You’ll also learn the REASONS you procrastinate, along with actionable advice on how to nip them in the bud.
The Latina President
by Joe Rothstein
U.S. President Isabel Aragon Tennyson embarks on a fearless crusade to rein in the financial industry and other rich and powerful forces in the U.S. and around the world. But she is up against a ruthless international conspiracy determined to destroy her first. The ensuing conflict results in assassination, impeachment and murder. The Latina President is not a true story. But it could be. Its themes and conflicts are as current as today’s headlines and newscasts.
by Ty Patterson
Zeb Carter works for a deep black agency, on missions that never come to light. Fresh off a successful tour, he is sent to the Congo on a simple assignment. Locate a bunch of rogue mercenaries, observe, and report. That’s his brief. It’s the softest assignment he has ever had. The locating is not difficult since the men he is tracking, vicious killers, leave a trail of death and carnage.
The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag
by Alan Bradley
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Alan Bradley’s A Red Herring Without Mustard, discussion questions, and an essay by the author.
Flavia de Luce, a dangerously smart eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving in the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey are over – until beloved puppeteer Rupert Porson has his own strings sizzled in an unfortunate rendezvous with electricity. But who’d do such a thing, and why?
(A Flavia de Luce Mysteries)
by Lorhainne Eckhart
To everyone around her, she’s confident and strong – but then, she has to be with a man like Brad, who is all about family and too handsome for his own good. Emily isn’t as together as she appears, though, and when life throws her and Brad a curveball, it tests their relationship, leaving Emily scrambling and feeling very much alone as both are faced with a decision no parent should have to make.
(The Friessens Series)
by Paula Quinn
He’s suspended in both worlds, belonging to neither, an outcast with a price on his head that has cost others their lives.
Never again. Helen White will never forget the Gold Drakkon that burned her family to ashes and set her path toward a purpose. To find and kill him before he turns any more Drakkon. But he isn’t the monster she’d prepared herself for. When a life-altering truth is revealed, what will stop her from killing him?
(Rulers of the Sky Series)