by Susan C. Daffron
Some trips are longer and stranger than others. So far, 1997 has been a spectacularly bad year for reporter Meg Jennings — and it’s only March. Uncontrollable, debilitating visions have forced her to give up driving and take a leave of absence from her job. When her mother demands that she visit without explaining why, Meg sets aside her worries and heads for the small town of Alpine Grove. But her arrival is greeted by an empty house and no sign of Mom.
(A Jennings and O’Shea Mysteries)
by Robert Crais
Elvis Cole and Joe Pike keep their promises. Even if it could get them killed… Elvis Cole is hired to find a woman who’s disappeared, a seemingly ordinary case, until he learns the missing woman is an explosives expert and worked for a Defense Department contractor. Meanwhile, LAPD K-9 Officer Scott James and his patrol dog, Maggie, track a fugitive to a house filled with explosives – and a dead body.
No One Knows
by J.T. Ellison
Aubrey Hamilton has been mourning her missing husband for five years, despite being even while she was considered the prime suspect in his murder. But when he is officially declared dead, there are still more questions than answers: Why didn’t Josh show up at his friend’s bachelor party? Was he murdered, or did he run away?
Devil in the Dollhouse
by Richard Kadrey
James Stark, a.k.a. Sandman Slim, has a new job, but being the new Lucifer in town gives fresh meaning to the word “Hell.” Especially when he hears of hideous massacres near a haunted fortress out on Hell’s frontier. As far a s Stark’s concerned, the more dead Hellions, the better, but he still has to prove that no one screws with Sandman Slim.
Halloween in Paradise
by Kathi Daley
In the midst of the annual Halloween frenzy, Tj finds herself pulled into a series of events that occur at the high school where she works. She not only must help one of her girls deal with the increasingly popular pastime of cyber bullying, but she must help a student who has recently suffered a personal tragedy. And if Tj wasn’t busy enough, in walks Samantha Colton, a reporter for Second Look…
(Tj Jensen Paradise Lake Mysteries)
The Killing Collective
by Gary Starta, Robin Firestone
A Gripping, Stand Alone, Character-Driven FBI Crime Thriller. Longtime detective Stanford Carter and his wife, forensic scientist Jill Seacrest, have always felt one was the yin to the other’s yang. Carter is formal, logical, detached and incredibly reserved. As team leader, he displays an unflagging commitment to duty, a keen sense of logic and strategy, and the poker face of a true champion.
A Split in Time
by Vin Carver
When a lightning strike breaks up their party, a murderous old man tries to keep Warren from discovering a parallel time line where his parents don’t yell at each other, no one at school is trying to kill him, and his brother is still alive. Now, Warren must choose between the depression and loss he has always known, and a world where nothing ever goes wrong. Which would you choose?
What We Carry With Us
by Karen J. Hasley
A civilized community with all the marks of progress. That’s what the hard-working members of the Merchants’ Association believe until the day New Hope’s telegraph agent – young Eddie Barts – disappears, and suddenly life in New Hope changes. Despite all the trappings of civilization, something – someone – evil is hiding in New Hope. For years, unknown to anyone but one relentless searcher, a wicked man of violence and deception has been living behind a mask of respectability.