Daily Archives: June 12, 2017

Monday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

The Rhyme of the Magpie
by Marty Wingate


With her personal life in disarray, Julia Lanchester feels she has no option but to quit her job on her father’s hit BBC Two nature show, A Bird in the Hand. Accepting a tourist management position in Smeaton-under-Lyme, a quaint village in the English countryside,

Julia throws herself into her new life, delighting sightseers (and a local member of the gentry) with tales of ancient Romans and pillaging Vikings…

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(A Birds of a Feather Mysteries)

The Kept Woman
by Karin Slaughter


With the discovery of a murder at an abandoned construction site, Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is brought in on a case that becomes much more dangerous when the dead man is identified as an ex-cop. Studying the body,

Sara Linton – the GBI’s newest medical examiner and Will’s lover – realizes that the extensive blood loss didn’t belong to the corpse.

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(Will Trent Mysteries)

Finding My Way
by Judah Knight


Bitterness. Betrayal. Brokenness. Can the search for ancient gold help her find lasting treasure?

Can you really find peace and healing by simply changing your address? College coed Lacy Henderson flees the upheaval of abuse and a broken home in search of a fresh start and renewed hope.

She joins her aunt and uncle, Jon and Meg Davenport, in the Bahamas to help out in a special program for troubled boys.

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(The Davenport Series)

The Widower’s Wife
by Cate Holahan


Ana Bacon, a beautiful young wife and mother, tumbled off a cruise ship into dark and deadly waters. Ana is gone – leaving behind her wealthy husband and adorable daughter–but not everything about her disappearance adds up. What secrets did she leave behind?

Investigator Ryan Monahan is a numbers man. So when his company sends him the Bacon case, which could net a ten-million-dollar payout…

Monday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

The Glimpses of the Moon
by Edmund Crispin


Death and decapitation seem to go hand in hand in the Devon village of Aller. When the first victim’s head is sent floating down the river, the village’s rural calm is shattered. Soon the corpses are multiplying, and the entire community is involved in the hunt for the murderer.

 Whilst many chase false trails, it is left to Gervase Fen, Oxford don and amateur criminologist, to uncover the sordid truth.

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(Gervase Fen Mysteries)

Murder on the Champ de Mars
by Cara Black


A dying woman has secret about the unsolved murder of Parisian P.I. Aimée Leduc’s father, but is kidnapped before she can reveal it. Paris, April 1999: Aimée Leduc has her work cut out for her – running her detective agency and fighting off sleep deprivation as she tries to be a good single mother to her new bébé.

The last thing she has time for now is to take on a personal investigation for a poor manouche (Gypsy) boy.

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(An Aimee Leduc Investigation Mysteries)

The Bone Collector
by Jeffery Deaver


In his most gripping thriller yet, Jeffery Deaver takes readers on a terrifying ride into two ingenious minds…that of a physically challenged detective and the scheming killer he must stop. The detective was the former head of forensics at the NYPD,

but is now a quadriplegic who can only exercise his mind. The killer is a man whose obsession with old New York helps him choose his next victim.

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(Lincoln Rhyme Mysteries)

An Unexpected Afterlife
by Dan Sofer


When he wakes up one morning, naked and alone in the Mount of Olives Cemetery, Moshe Karlin doesn’t remember dying two years ago, nor does he realize how hard he’ll have to work to win back his perfect old life… and his wife. In fact, he’ll be lucky to survive his first week on the streets of Jerusalem.

Meanwhile, other changes are afoot in the Holy Land. A reluctant prophet prepares to deliver a message of redemption–and the end of life as we know it–when a freak accident changes the course of history.

Blood of the Wolf
by Steven A. McKay


After winning his freedom in Rise of the Wolf, Robin – with his faithful lieutenant John Little at his side – now spends his days travelling around northern England dispensing King Edward II’s justice.

When a new band of outlaws appears in Barnsdale, Sheriff Henry de Faucumberg sends Robin and John to deal with them. Before the lawmen can track them down though, Will Scaflock is attacked and another of their old companions murdered in his own home by the outlaws whose leader seems to have only one thing on his mind: Bloody vengeance!

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(The Forest Lord Series)