Mojitos & Murder
by Sara Bourgeois
Was that a shark? Clownfish Cay is Starla Shadowend’s worst nightmare. She’ll have to deal with sun, surf, and tourists. (gross) Oh, and a dead body turns up right as she’s getting acquainted with the island.
Starla will have to clear her name and steer clear of a grumpy Clownfish Cay Police officer who has already decided that she’s as guilty as sin.
Stray Cat Blues
by Robert Bucchianeri
When twelve-year-old Frankie steps onto his boat, Max Plank has no intention of helping her find her lost big sister. He’s looking forward to a well-deserved vacation. His plan includes nothing more than a little fishing, a bit of fooling around, and a whole lot of hammock time.
Little does he know that this small, cute, skateboarding time bomb will lead him into a mystery with a tangled web of secrets and lies involving small-time hoods, powerful gangsters, corrupt politicians, paranoid hippies, and most dangerously, his long-time nemesis, a twisted casino operator at the heart of the city’s criminal trade.
Say You’re Sorry
by Melinda Leigh
After the devastating loss of her husband in Iraq, Morgan Dane returns to Scarlet Falls, seeking the comfort of her hometown. Now, surrounded by family, she’s finally found peace and a promising career opportunity – until her babysitter is killed and her neighbor asks her to defend his son, Nick, who stands accused of the murder. Tessa was the ultimate girl next door, and the community is outraged by her death.
(Morgan Dane Mysteries)
The Cradle Will Fall
by Mary Higgins Clark
A minor road accident landed county prosecutor Katie DeMaio in Westlake Hospital. That night, from her window, she thought she saw a man load a woman’s body into the trunk of a car…or was it just a sleeping pill induced nightmare? At work the next day, Katie began investigating a suicide that looked more like murder. Initial evidence pointed elsewhere, but medical examiner Richard Carroll saw a trail leading to Dr. Edgar Highley.