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Before he Kills (A Mackenzie White Mystery—Book 1)

by Blake Pierce Lukeman Literary Management Ltd (May 19, 2016)

From #1 bestselling author Blake Pierce comes a heart-pounding new mystery series. In the cornfields of Nebraska a woman is found murdered, strung up on a pole, the victim of a deranged killer. It doesn’t...


Fallout

V.I. Warshawski #18

by Sara Paretsky William Morrow (April 18, 2017)

LEE CHILD says she's "a genius."

P.D. JAMES called her "the most remarkable" of today's suspense writers.

STIEG LARSSON loved her work so much, he named her in his novels.

And now SARA PARETSKY returns with the...


When the Dead Awaken

by Steffen Jacobsen Quercus (January 06, 2015)

A crane cable breaks while loading a ship in Naples, sending a container crashing to the ground and disgorging its grisly contents: the corpses of illegal workers destined for a discreet burial at sea as well...


Meet Your Baker

Bakeshop Mysteries #1

by Ellie Alexander St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

Welcome to Torte-a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the treats are so good that, sometimes, it's criminal...

After graduating from culinary school, Juliet Capshaw returns to her quaint hometown of...


Died in the Wool

Torie O'Shea #10

by Rett MacPherson St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

With the Garden Club's First Annual Rose Show right around the corner and a historic house up for sale, Torie O'Shea, mother of three and president of the historical society in New Kassel, Missouri, has her...


The Blood Ballad

Torie O'Shea #11

by Rett MacPherson St. Martin's Press (December 30, 2014)

Genealogist and mother of three Torie O'Shea is out birding on the cliffs of the Mississippi River as part of New Kassell, Missouri's first ever bird-watching Olympics, when someone starts shooting at her and...


Murder at the Book Group

by Maggie King Gallery Books (December 30, 2014)

For fans of Anne Canadeo comes a fun and sassy cozy mystery in which one woman must solve the murder of a book group member and untangle a web of secrets hidden by her bookish cohorts.

Hazel Rose never dreamed...


Kill 'Em with Cayenne

Piper Prescott #2

by Gail Oust St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

Kill 'Em with Cayenne, a brand new finger-lickin' good mystery from Gail Oust, featuring small-town Georgia spice shop owner Piper Prescott, a smart and spunky amateur sleuth.

Spices are flying off the shelves...


Five

by Ursula Archer St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

A woman's corpse is discovered in a meadow. A strange combination of letters and numbers has been tattooed on the soles of her feet. Detective inspector Beatrice Kaspary from the local murder squad quickly identifies...


Blood Rubies

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries #9

by Jane K. Cleland St. Martin's Press (December 02, 2014)

Ana Yartsin is on the verge of becoming a celebrity chef. Her custom Fabergé egg-shaped cakes have brought her national attention, as has the story behind the cakes: Her family owns the spectacular Fabergé...


A Last Goodbye

by J.A. Jance Pocket Star (November 24, 2014)

New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance brings her trademark breakneck pace to this fun and exciting e-novella, where fan favorite Ali Reynolds takes on double responsibilities as both sleuth and bride....


Betrayed

Rosato & DiNunzio #2

by Lisa Scottoline St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

Blockbuster author Lisa Scottoline returns to the Rosato & Associates law firm with the New York Times bestseller, Betrayed, and maverick lawyer Judy Carrier takes the lead in a case that's more personal than...


The Man Who Loved His Wife

by Vera Caspary The Feminist Press at CUNY (February 24, 2014)

A jealous husband frames his wife for his own suicide so she'll never love again.


A Deadly Measure of Brimstone

Dandy Gilver #8

by Catriona McPherson St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

Catriona McPherson's critically acclaimed mystery series set in 1920s Scotland and featuring plucky and laugh-out-loud-funny heroine Dandy Gilver is perfect for fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers, and Agatha...


Cordi O'Callaghan Mysteries 3-Book Bundle: Dying for Murder / Forever Dead / Innocent Murderer

by Suzanne F. Kingsmill Dundurn (May 17, 2014)

Zoologist sleuth Cordi O'Callaghan is scrambling to save her life, or at least her career, in this ebook bundle of all three Cordi O'Callaghan mysteries, including the newest novel, Dying for Murder.


Dead Politician Society

by Robin Spano, Lynnette Porter, David Lavery, and Hillary Robson & Dean Budnick and Josh Baron Ecw Press (September 01, 2010)

?The mayor falls down dead in the middle of a speech, and a university secret society promptly claims credit for the murder. Clare Vengel is given her first undercover assignment: to pose as a student and penetrate...


Say Yes to the Death

by Susan Mcbride Witness (September 29, 2015)

Someone old, someone cruel

Debutante dropout Andrea Kendricks is beyond done with big hair, big gowns, and big egos—so being dragged to a high-society Texas wedding by her socialite mama, Cissy, gives her a...


The Book Club

by Marjolijn Februari Quercus (November 04, 2014)

Thirty-year-old Theresa Pellikaan is typical of the wealthy middle classes--with her respectable background, successful husband and house in an apparently sleepy, yet powerful, rich village. She works in a gallery,...


The Dark Angel: A Lola and Ingrid Investigation

by Dominique Sylvain MacLehose Press (November 04, 2014)

On the one hand, there's Lola. A grumpy retired policewoman who cannot get by without her two best friends: red wine and jigsaw puzzles. On the other, there's Ingrid, an American in love with Paris. By day she...


Treacherous Tart

by Ellie Grant Gallery Books (September 25, 2014)

In this second charming novel in the Pie Shop cozy mystery series, a modern-day Lothario is shot dead, and it’s up to Maggie to clear her aunt and partner-in-pie from the suspect list.

It’s Christmastime...


Star of the East

by Tasha Alexander St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2014)

From New York Times bestselling author Tasha Alexander comes STAR OF THE EAST, a Lady Emily holiday story that will enchant readers and keep them guessing until the very last page...

Emily and Colin Hargreaves...


Here Comes the Bribe

Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #30

by Mary Daheim William Morrow (April 05, 2016)

Judith McMonigle Flynn has her hands full with unexpected family ties and a dead body in the backyard in this delightfully zany mystery in Mary Daheim’s popular Bed-and-Breakfast series.

Rodney Schmuck and...


The Old Deep and Dark

Jane Lawless #22

by Ellen Hart St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Ellen Hart was named the 2017 MWA Grand Master, the most distinguished lifetime achievement award offered in the mystery community.

Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater...


Strong Darkness

Caitlin Strong #6

by Jon Land Tom Doherty Associates (September 30, 2014)

Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong returns in her most thrilling adventure yet in Jon Land's STRONG DARKNESS

1883: Texas Ranger William Ray Strong teams up with Judge Roy Bean to track down the Old West's first serial...


Wouldn't It Be Deadly

Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mysteries #1

by D. E. Ireland St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins make an incomparable pair of sleuths in the start of a delightful new series

Following her successful appearance at an Embassy Ball—where Eliza Doolittle won Professor Henry...


Silent Murders

Roaring Twenties Mysteries #2

by Mary Miley St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

Vaudeville actress Leah Randall took on her most daring role ever when she impersonated missing heiress Jessie Carr in order to claim Jessie's inheritance in The Impersonator. Now that the dust has settled around...


Dancing Dead

Sister Rose Callahan #6

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (November 04, 2014)

The curious are flocking to a quaint Kentucky village, where the North Homage Shakers have opened a hostel rumored to be inhabited by a nineteenth-century spirit. Business is booming even in the throes of the...


Killing Gifts

Sister Rose Callahan #5

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (November 04, 2014)

The Depression's winter gloom has crept into the summerhouse of the Hancock Shaker Village in Massachusetts. The dead body of a woman "of dubious reputation" -- a lost soul befriended by many of the brothers...


A Simple Shaker Murder

Sister Rose Callahan #4

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

Despite the hardships of the Great Depression, Sister Rose Callahan's Shaker village of North Homage is surviving nicely. Now they have visitors—a group of "reformers" hoping to create a utopian community...


Sins of a Shaker Summer

Sister Rose Callahan #3

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

Rose Callahan, newly appointed eldress of the community of Believers at the Kentucky Shaker viliage of North Homage, confesses to a nagging resentment toward Andrew, sent by the lead ministry in Mount Lebanon...


Deadly Shaker Spring

Sister Rose Callahan #2

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

We have frightening enemies living among us, known by their strange dress. These so-called Shakers are shrewd and canny. . .a scourge; a tumor that must be sliced from our side . .

Sister Rose Callahan read the...


Death of a Winter Shaker

Sister Rose Callahan #1

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

SISTER ROSE IS ON A MISSION... TO CATCH A KILLER

The peaceful Shakers, pledged to hard work, worship and nonviolence could scarcely believe there was a dead body in their herb house. The handsome young drifter...


The Body in the Birches

Faith Fairchild #22

by Katherine Hall Page William Morrow (May 12, 2015)

At home on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers that real estate can be murder, especially when it’s all in the family, in this twenty-second book in the popular mystery...


Queen Bee Goes Home Again

by Haywood Smith St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2014)

In Queen Bee Goes Home Again by bestselling author Haywood Smith, it's been ten years since Linwood Scott had to move back home to Mimosa Branch, Georgia the first time. Now, with her work in real estate at...


The Blood of an Englishman

Agatha Raisin #25

by M. C. Beaton St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2014)

The Blood of an Englishman continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

"Fee, fie, fo, fum. I smell the blood of an Englishman..."...


Murder Off Mike

by Joyce Krieg St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

Murder Off Mike by Joyce Krieg introduces Shauna J. Bogart, a small and sassy radio talk show host/amateur sleuth. Shauna J. is used to dealing with the controversial, the contentious, the cranky, and the just...


Crunch Time: A Novel of Suspense

Goldy Bear Culinary Mysteries #15

by Diane Mott Davidson William Morrow (April 05, 2011)

“A cross between Mary Higgins Clark and Betty Crocker.”

Baltimore Sun

“The Julia Child of mystery writers.”

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph

No one cooks up a tastier stew of murder, mystery, and...


The Loving Daylights

by Lynsay Sands HarperCollins e-books (April 26, 2011)

New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands delivers a "madcap escapade" (Publishers Weekly) in this contemporary romance about a quirky inventor and unexpected love.

Shy Jane Spyrus loves gadgets. She can...


The Body in the Gazebo: A Faith Fairchild Mystery

Faith Fairchild #19

by Katherine Hall Page HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

“Katherine Hall Page is my favorite writer of the traditional mystery.”

 —Harlan Coben

“Hungry readers, enjoy!”

—Diana Mott Davidson

Minister’s wife, caterer, and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild must...


To Die Fur

Whiskey, Tango & Foxtrot Mysteries #2

by Dixie Lyle St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

Deirdre "Foxtrot" Lancaster is back. With trusted companions Whiskey and Tango, she's on the prowl for a brand-new predator...

Deirdre has her hands full, as usual. Working as a Jill-of-all-trades for a zany...


Summer of the Dead

Bell Elkins #3

by Julia Keller St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

High summer in Acker's Gap, West Virginia—but no one's enjoying the rugged natural landscape. Not while a killer stalks the small town and its hard-luck inhabitants. County prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff...


Feet of Clay

by Ruth Birmingham St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

Her personal life may be a mess. And no one said her family was sane. But as lead detective at Atlanta's Peachtree Investigations, hard-nosed, fast-talking PI Sunny Childs is always up for cracking a case.

And...


Designated Daughters

by Margaret Maron Grand Central Publishing (August 12, 2014)

When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to her ailing Aunt Rachel's bedside, she assumes the worst. Thankfully when she arrives at the hospice center she learns that Rachel hasn't passed; in fact, the dying woman...


Black Orchid Blues

by Persia Walker Akashic Books (March 22, 2011)

Front Page meets Harlem Nights: a riveting and racy historical mystery set in 1920s Harlem.


City of Ghosts

Miranda Corbie #3

by Kelli Stanley St. Martin's Press (August 05, 2014)

June, 1940.

For the United States, war is on the horizon.

For Miranda Corbie, private investigator and erstwhile escort, there are debts to be paid and memories—long-suppressed and willfully forgotten—to be...


A Handful of Ash

by Marsali Taylor Accent Press (June 25, 2014)

An ancient witch cult is revived in modern Shetland.


Death, Taxes, and Silver Spurs

Tara Holloway #7

by Diane Kelly St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

HE'S ONE OF AMERICA'S BRIGHTEST STARS.

So maybe it goes without saying that IRS Special Agent Tara Holloway is star-struck? In Diane Kelly's Death, Taxes, and Silver Spurs, she's head over heels...in trouble....


Deadbeat

Angela Matelli #3

by Wendi Lee St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

In Deadbeat by Wendi Lee, Boston P.I. Angela Matelli returns to solve a mystery involving the stolen identity of her client, Cynthia Franklin. Franklin's identification has been stolen and now she finds that...


Mobbed: A Regan Reilly Mystery

Regan Reilly #14

by Carol Higgins Clark Scribner (April 05, 2011)

New York Times bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark is a native of New Jersey. So is her sleuth Regan Reilly. In Mobbed, Clark sends Regan “down the shore” where they have both vacationed since childhood....


Enemies at Home

Flavia Albia Mysteries #2

by Lindsey Davis St. Martin's Press (July 15, 2014)

"There are rules for private informers accepting a new case. Never take on clients who cannot pay you. Never do favours for friends. Don't work with relatives. If, like me, you are a woman, keep clear of men...