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.