Without a Word
by Carol Lea Benjamin
Private investigator Rachel Alexander and her pit bull Dashiell return in this stylish, dark, emotionally complex seventh mystery from former detective and noted dog trainer Carol Lea Benjamin. When a distraught father approaches private investigator Rachel Alexander in a New York City park, asking her to help find his missing wife, Rachel accepts – reluctantly. After all, the chances of finding a woman who disappeared without a trace – and without a word – five years earlier are slim.
(The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries)
by Cynthia Rayne, Mayhem Cover Creations
SEBASTIAN: I’m many things–a rock star, a former junkie, and a reality show husband. Since my life went down in flames, I’ve been paying for my past sins, but it’s a struggle. Soon, I’m releasing my first solo album and going on a world tour. If my darker impulses don’t drag me down again.
POPPY: As the daughter of a famous actress, I’ve grown up in the spotlight. My mom married a rock star on a reality show to give her career a boost. The publicity stunt worked, and our lives have been a media circus ever since.
(Let it Ride Mysteries)
by Samuel Parker
When a day trip out of Las Vegas with his wife takes a turn for the worse, Jack is sure that he has the ability to get them home. But he drove into something far beyond reason. Rescue comes in the form of a desert hermit, but hope fades as the couple comes to realize that the nomad has no intention of letting them leave. A chance encounter with a kidnapped runaway and her crazed abductor leads them all farther into the wilderness–and closer to the cold brutality that isolation brings.
High Tide at Pelican Pointe
by Glenda Manus
The story begins in the quaint little town of Park Place, nestled in the heart of the Olde English District of South Carolina.
A shady real estate agent has been trying to buy up all the surrounding property, but when he is found with his hands and feet bound by ropes, the story he tells leads the residents to believe far more sinister things are happening on their end of the island. Bonfires and chants seen and heard throughout the nights point to a dangerous occult presence right under their noses and it appears that Rock’s pregnant wife, Liz may be their next target.
(Southern Grace Series)
by J.T. Ellison
Ten victims, each with pale skin and long dark hair. All slashed across the throat, the same red lipstick smeared across their lips. In the mid‐1980s the Snow White Killer terrorized the streets of Nashville, Tennessee. Then suddenly the murders stopped. A letter from the killer to the police stated that his work was done.
Now four more bodies are found, marked with his fatal signature. The residents of Nashville fear a madman has returned, decades later, to finish his sick fairy tale.
(A Taylor Jackson Mysteries)