Mystery

Woman in the Dark
On a dark night a young woman seeks refuge at an isolated house. She is hurt and frightened. The man and woman who live there take her in. But their decency is utterly unequipped to deal with the Woman in the Dark, or with the designs of the men who...

26.08.2015

Antidote to Murder (Dr Dody McCleland, #2)
In the scorching summer of 1911, London is a hotbed of political activity as women fight for their equality and Germany starts to pose a dangerous threat. But Dody McCleland, England’s first female autopsy surgeon, has more immediate...

11.05.2014

Murder of the Bride (Rex Graves Mystery #5)
Scottish Barrister Rex Graves and his fiancee Helen have traveled to Aston-on-Trent in Derbyshire, England to attend the wedding ceremony of one of Helen's former students. The dreary gray skies and bickering families underscore Rex's private...

29.07.2015

The Best American Mystery Stories 2002
Since its inception in 1915, the Best American series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, a series editor reads pieces from hundreds of periodicals, then selects between...

20.12.2012

Smaller and Smaller Circles
Smaller and Smaller Circles is unique in the Philippine literary scene - a Pinoy detective novel, both fast-paced and intelligent, with a Jesuit priest who also happens to be a forensic anthropologist as the sleuth. When it won the Carlos...

26.12.2013

The Messengers of Death
In a sleepy Provencal village, retired postman Emile Pencenat is busy digging his own grave when he spots an unstamped letter in the cemetery's disused postbox, addressed to a Madamoiselle Champourcieux. He dutifully posts the letter. When the body...

12.01.2017

Ruby Redfort (Ruby Redfort #2)
Crack open Ruby Redfort’s second adventure — and you will literally be on the edge of your wits.Everyone’s favorite girl detective is back for a second mind-blowing installment, packed with all the off-the-wall humor,...

14.09.2013

Revelations (Jane Perry #3)
In this third Jane Perry novel, Laurel Dewey takes Jane out of Denver to the small town of Midas where the Chief of Police is a close friend of Jane's boss. Jacob Van Gorden, the fifteen-year-old son of a prominent area businessman, has...

03.04.2016

Murder on Sisters' Row (Gaslight Mystery, #13)
It's no mystery why readers love Victoria Thompson's Edgar Award- nominated series. With the help of a charitable lady of means, midwife Sarah Brandt rescues a young woman and her newborn from the brothel where the mother was forced to...

22.04.2015

Eggs Benedict Arnold (Cackleberry Club, #2)
When Cackleberry Clubber Suzanne delivers a pie to funeral director Ozzie Driesden, she discovers him not working at the embalming table but lying on the embalming table. She barely has time to recognize his corpse before she?s...

05.06.2017

Envy the Night
"Michael Koryta earns a seat at the high table of neo-noir crime writers by putting a fresh spin on the fathers-and-sons narrative." ---The New York Times“Koryta is one of the best of the best, plain and simple.” ---Michael...

03.11.2016

Sugar Skull
Denise Hamilton, whose phenomenal debut, "The Jasmine Trade, " was an Edgar Award finalist that Michael Connelly hailed as gripping...intriguing...more than a good crime novel," brings back her tenacious heroine, Eve Diamond, in an electrifying new...

22.12.2016

Money to Burn (Casey Jones Mysteries #3)
Casey Jones is a take-no-prisoners female PI who wouldn't be caught dead whining over a lousy boyfriend or asking for help. She's too busy lifting weights, running off at the mouth and making doughnut runs for her overstuffed business partner, the...

14.04.2017

Closed Circle
The year is 1931. The new and luxurious transatlantic liner Empress of Britain is on her eastward passage. Among the first-class passengers on board are two English confidence tricksters, making a discreet exit from a little awkwardness they have...

27.06.2013

Widma w mieście Breslau
Wrocław, rok 1919. Na jednej z wysepek w rozlewiskach Odry dwóch gimnazjalistów dokonuje makabrycznego odkrycia. Przybyły na miejsce asystent kryminalny Eberhard Mock odnajduje okrutnie okaleczone ciała czterech...

08.02.2016

To Love and To Perish (Annabelle Archer, #3)
Everyone knows that planning a wedding can be murder, but when top D.C. wedding planner Annabelle Archer finds an old nemesis hanging by a bridal veil in a hotel ballroom, she's shocked to discover that wedding planners can be murdered as well!...

28.12.2014

Surface Tension (Seychelle Sullivan, #1)
SURFACE TENSION is the first in this four-book suspense series featuring Florida tug and salvage captain Seychelle Sullivan. Working as she does in a man's world, Seychelle has to work twice as hard just to compete. Some have even called her...

20.01.2014

Sweet Death, Kind Death (A Kate Fansler Mystery #7)
"If by some cruel oversight you haven't discovered Amanda Cross, you have an uncommon pleasure in store for you."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW When Clare College's resident eccentric Patrice Umphelby is found drowned in the campus lake,...

25.09.2013

Hollywood Confessions (Hollywood Headlines, #3)
Allie Quick has high aspirations - much higher than reporting on the latest celebrity gossip for the L.A. Informer, Hollywood's most notorious tabloid. But if she's going to join the ranks of the real reporters, she's going to need a headline worthy...

07.05.2015

Freezer Burn (A Peri Minneopa Mystery, #1)
"It's Minn-ee-OH-pa." Peri Minneopa has heard her name mangled a thousand ways to Sunday and hates them all. What she does like are clean houses, and dirty martinis. She recently traded in her housecleaning business for a P.I. license. Her timing...

21.01.2016

The Grail Tree (Lovejoy, #3)
In the world of antiques the Holy Grail is a holy terror - for almost every month someone claims to possess the original. So when an inebriated ex-clergyman confided to Lovejoy that he did indeed possess the cup, the resourceful antiques dealer knew...

17.04.2016

The White Angel Murder
THE MOST VICIOUS MURDER IN A CITY'S HISTORY . . . A killer stalks the city of San Diego, brutally slaying women on the fringes of society. The body of a young woman torn apart in her bedroom makes even the hardened detectives of the San...

27.12.2014

The Dark Door
Private investigator Charlie Meiklejohn is called on to follow the trail of a suspected arsonist but finds himself teaming up with his quarry to face a much deeper problem: a malfunctioning space probe spreading insanity in its wake.

31.03.2018

On Beulah Height (Dalziel & Pascoe, #17) (Dalziel & Pascoe, #17)
Into thin air...Three little girls, one by one, had vanished from the farming village of Dendale. And Superintendent Andy Dalziel, a young detective in those days, never found their bodies--or the person who snatched them. Then the valley...

29.10.2016

The Instant Enemy
I don’t trust people who say they like mysteries. They seem to read for different reasons than me, not better or worse, I guess, but they’re a different species and I don’t know what to say to them. I picture grey-haired cat ladies with Agatha...

10.01.2014

Gemini Moon
Italian-born Lella York leads a very predictable life as an average housewife in Southern California... until a strange encounter on the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy predicts a very different future.Upon returning from her vacation,...

16.04.2018

The Night Stalker (Robert Hunter, #3)
An unidentified female body is brought into the Los Angeles County morgue. The cause of death is still unclear. Her body bares no marks; except for the fact that her most intimate parts have been stitched shut. But what shocks the pathologist the...

25.05.2014

Grind His Bones (Jack Scully, #2)
Colby Clark has a penchant for murdering young women. And his billionaire father is ready to spend whatever it takes to keep him out of prison. The Clarks make their first mistake when they frame Jack Scully’s cousin Hugh for a double murder. Hugh’s...

28.08.2015

The End of the Pier
In a sleepy resort town, Maud Chadwick waits tables at the Rainbow Cafe. Her confidant is Sheriff Sam DeGheyn and what they have in common is obsession. Maude doesn't want her son to leave home, and Sam cannot let go of the unsolved murders of three...

06.01.2013

Kill Me If You Can (Patricia Amble, #2)
The second book in the Patricia Amble series, finds "Tish" going home. Home to where her mother drove off a bridge, her father's family was, and the old cottage that she just bought to spruce up where she spent her childhood summers. Tish...

07.03.2014

Stolen Blessings
This guy is a terrific writer with a great sense of humor. I was disappointed that this book was a "bit" raunchy!Marilyn Taylor is having some of her eggs removed, 9 to be exact, after which she will have her tubes tied, to help out a dear...

12.02.2013

All Hallows' Evil (Susan Henshaw, #4)
It surprised me to learn that Valerie Wolzien has published several books, because if all her books are as poorly written as All Hallow's Evil, then she must own the company. The plot was weak; the events taking place in the book would in no way...

31.12.2017

Assault and Batter (Donut Shop Mystery, #11)
New from Jessica Beck, the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Donut Mysteries, The Classic Diner Mysteries, and The Ghost Cat Mysteries. ASSAULT AND BATTER, Book 11 in the Donut Mystery Series! When Emily Hargraves tells Suzanne that she's...

02.01.2018

Gone Missing (Kate Burkholder, #4)
Linda Castillo’s bestselling series has been called “gripping” [People] and “impossible to put down” [Bookpage] and the “teeth chattering suspense” [USA Today] continues with GONE MISSING—a deeply chilling novel...

28.03.2015

Believing the Lie (Inspector Lynley, #17)
After writing sixteen Inspector Lynley novels, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George has millions of fans waiting for the next one. As USA Today put it, "It's tough to resist George's storytelling, once hooked." With...

28.07.2014

Nine Lives to Die ( Mrs. Murphy, #22)
Winter has come to Crozet, Virginia, bringing with it a fresh blanket of snow. Harry and her husband, Fair, are hip deep in their usual end-of-the-year activities: distributing food to needy residents, and shopping for outfits for the Silver Linings...

30.05.2013

Desires of the Dead (The Body Finder, #2)
The missing dead call to Violet. They want to be found. Violet can sense the echoes of those who've been murdered and the matching imprint that clings to their killers. Only those closest to her know what she is capable of, but when she discovers...

10.04.2014

The Bone Tree
Greg Iles continues the electrifying story begun in his smash New York Times bestseller Natchez Burning in this highly anticipated second installment of an epic trilogy of blood and race, family and justice, featuring Southern lawyer Penn...

16.09.2015

Knock Out (FBI Thriller, #13)
Seven-year-old Autumn Backman needed a hero. When she saw Special Agent Dillon Savich on TV after he'd brought down bank robbers in a Georgetown bank, she knew she'd found him.She called Savich, but she didn't use the phone...Ethan...

04.01.2014

Death on a Pale Horse (Sherlock Holmes, #6)
In a momentous period of British history, Donald Thomas 's latest Sherlock Holmes adventure pits the Great Detective and his faithful biographer, Dr. John Watson, against an international conspiracy led by a disgraced English officer. Colonel Hunter...

18.07.2014

The Actor's Guide To Greed (A Jarrod Jarvis Mystery #3)
Dying isn't everything it's cracked up to be.Screen Actors Guide to GreedGetting butchered at the hands of a serial killer in the "high concept" slasher film, Creeps, was supposed to revive former child star Jarrod Jarvis's career....

17.05.2016

Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot, #3)
The very first collection of superb short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings...First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond! then came the 'suicide' that was murder! the mystery of the absurdly chaep flat! a...

25.11.2014

Black Betty (Easy Rawlins #4)
1961: For most black Americans, these were times of hope. For former P.I. Easy Rawlins, Los Angeles's mean streets were never meaner...or more deadly. Ordinarily, Easy would have thrown the two bills in the sleazy shamus' face --...

15.04.2015

The Italian Secretary
Mycroft Holmes's encoded message to his brother, Sherlock, is unsubtle enough even for Dr. Watson to decipher: a matter concerning the safety of Queen Victoria herself calls them to Edinburgh's Holyrood House to investigate the confounding and...

29.01.2015

Grey Dawn (Dulcie Schwartz Mystery, #6)
When a woman who looks like Dulcie Schwartz is attacked on campus, she can’t help investigating – just a little . . .When grad student Dulcie Schwartz hears a wolf late one night she tries...

29.07.2015

Nighttime Is My Time
"The definition of an owl had always pleased him: a night bird of prey...sharp talons and soft plumage which permits noiseless flight...applied figuratively to a person of nocturnal habits. 'I am The Owl,' he would whisper to...

24.10.2015

Winter by Degrees
"What holds our attention is the rich atmosphere, the chill desolation of a shore town in midwinter. John Smolens knows his territory, social as well as geographical and proves it in his first novel."--Boston Sunday GlobeIn historic...

05.10.2017

The Afrikaans
"Blending modern day piracy and the high seas with international and government intrigue and deception, Pirog has crafted yet another novel that is chock full of WTF moments that will have you skipping sleep and possibly meals just to find out what...

15.06.2014

Awakening
Awakening Critically-Acclaimed Romantic Suspense Novel Kallie Andreas is a mystery, even to herself.Seven years ago Kallie woke up in a New York City museum, injured and traumatized. Alone and...

22.12.2017

Murder on the Marmora (George Porter Dillman & Genevieve Masefield, #5)
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield, used to the grand opulence of the Cunard cruise line, are at first disappointed with the Marmora, a small, unimpressive ship that's part of the P&O shipping line, the company that now employs them...

03.05.2013

Up for Grabs
I had so much fun reading Spill the Jackpot last week that I thought I'd read another A. A. Fair book this week. This one is not quite...

30.01.2018

Silent Witness
When female forensic pathologist Dr. Sam Ryan stumbles upon a mutilated body in a graveyard in the dark of night, the quiet English town of Northwick is changed forever. The evidence seems to point to a peculiar ritualistic killing linked to the...

07.02.2015

The Death of an Ambitious Woman
It’s been a long time since I’ve enjoyed a book as much as “The Death of an Ambitious Woman,” the debut mystery by Barbara Ross. It could be termed a police procedural, but with a twist. The opening scene in chapter one grabs the reader instantly,...

09.12.2016

Fruitful Bodies
Well, I jumped in here where there were two previous books about the same characters....but, it was easy enough to get a grip on what may have gone before. I liked it enough to order the first two. Sara Selkirk a famous cellist, doesn't seem to go...

11.09.2014

Nothing Personal
The DePinos are miserable, living in a rundown apartment above a deli on Tenth Avenue. The Sussmans live in a posh building on the Upper East Side. When Joey DePino loses his job and is threatened by his bookies and loan shark, he involves the...

14.04.2016

Beware the Tufted Duck
a light hearted little mystery. Points in its favor:BirdwatchingRomance in the older crowd (it's nice to have love in the gray haired set once in a while)entertaining in a Miss Marple kind of way.Several books for birders recommended...

03.12.2017

Messages From Henry
Henry is special.When Evelyn Bury becomes the unlikely victim in a random kidnapping, Henry flies to the rescue.In the process, Henry enlists Tammy, Evelyn’s next-door neighbor and the lackadaisical authorities to assist in Evelyn’s...

24.07.2014

Midnight Murders (Trevor Joseph Detective Series, #2)
Compton Castle is a Victorian psychiatric hospital long overdue for demolition. Its warrens of rooms and acres of grounds, originally designed as a sanctuary for the mentally ill, now provide the ideal stalking ground for a serial killer. Physically...

01.08.2013

Murder Under Construction (Two Sisters and a Journalist #1)
Jo Ravens is thirty-two, divorced, and stuck in a rut. She wants two things in life - a new career as a private investigator, and to lose the sixty pounds she packed on after her divorce.When she crashes her bike in a construction site, she...

03.05.2016

Murder for Hire
A trenchcoat and a fedora don't make a detective, and Connie Garrett couldn't agree more. She's the co-founder of Murder for Hire, an acting troupe that specializes in spoofing, not sleuthing. But when MFH performs at a sleepy coastal community's...

05.01.2014

Fatal Impressions (Coleman and Dinah Greene Mysteries #2)
Coleman and Dinah Greene are making names for themselves in the art world. Coleman's magazine publishing empire is growing and Dinah's print gallery is gaining traction. In fact, Dinah has just won the contract to select, buy, and hang art in the...

12.06.2017

A Brewing Storm (Derrick Storm, #1)
The first piece of the Derrick Storm trilogy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Richard Castle, available exclusively as an eBook short.When Derrick Storm needed to leave the CIA, he couldn't just retire. He had to fake...

13.05.2017

Murder in the Arboretum (Cold Creek #2)
Another murder in small town Cold Creek has tensions rising. Clive Johnson, the groundskeeper at Cold Creek College, is a convenient scapegoat for a police chief who seeks an easy solution. Convinced Chief Pfeiffe has it all wrong, professor and...

01.03.2014

Torn in Two (Patchwork Mysteries, #18)
I really enjoyed this installment of the Patchwork Mysteries! It kept me guessing and it didn't end as I expected. This book centers on the disappearance of the local home ec teacher and her son. Well written and a good mystery.

07.10.2012

The Eyes of Buddha
A partially decomposed body of a young woman is discovered in a park in Pasadena, California. The woman was strangled but not sexually assaulted. The police suspect she might be a missing heiress who disappeared over a year ago, but dental records...

21.12.2016

Cadaver (Edwina Crusoe, #3)
Kittredge's medical mysteries featuring nurse-turned-sleuth Edwina Crusoe are filled with authentic hospital details. There are no mad scientists or dreadful mutations; rather, Kittredge writes about the human dramas that form the tapestry of...

31.12.2014

The Secret of Stonehouse
http://kiribeth.blogspot.com/2014/05/...I picked up this book thinking it was going to be another dull, horse-related mystery....

05.06.2014

The Four Pools Mystery
It was through the Patterson-Pratt forgery case that I first made the acquaintance of Terry Patten, and at the time I should have been more than willing to forego the pleasure. Our firm rarely dealt with criminal cases, but the Patterson family...

04.10.2015

Dig Two Graves
Dig Two Graves is a novella-length piece about Val, an ex-con who thinks he has figured out the trick to continuing his bank robbing life without ever getting caught. Except then he gets caught.It’s not his plan that backfires, oh no....

29.03.2015

Ride The Lightning (Alo Nudger, #4)
No one thought Curtis Colt had been railroaded for the shooting of a liquor store owner, least of all St. Louis private investigator Alo Nudger. It had been an open-and-shut case of cold blooded murder, and the people of Missouri were just waiting...

07.10.2014

Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook
1/4/11-Diane, the Book Fairy, put this one in my box...4/1/11 I'm reading it aloud to my class. Many of them have been keeping clue books. They all have theories as to who the culprit is. We have been having so much fun with it! I love...

16.01.2014

Silent on the Moor (Lady Julia, #3)
In Grimsgrave Hall, enigmatic Nicholas Brisbane has inherited a ruined estate, replete with uncanny tenants and one unwanted houseguest: Lady Julia Grey. Despite his admonitions to stay away, Lady Julia arrives in Yorkshire to find Brisbane as...

10.01.2017

Dying for a Dance (Laurel McKay Mysteries #2)
IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO--BUT ONLY ONE TO MURDERDiscovering she has two left feet isn't the biggest problem for Laurel McKay when she agrees to learn a foxtrot routine for her best friend's Lake Tahoe wedding. Stumbling over the lifeless body...

15.08.2015

The Hunter's Tale (Sister Frevisse, #13)
Thirteenth in the Sister Frevisse medieval mystery series and revolving around a Benedictine nun with a head for puzzles. The story is set in St. Frideswide's nunnery in northern Oxfordshire in the mid-1400s.My...

18.03.2016

Ghost Flower
Eve, a runaway, finds a new job at a coffee shop on the outskirts of Tuscon. When she's approached by two wealthy teens who claim she bears an uncanny resemblance to their missing cousin Aurora, her life takes a turn for the dark and mysterious....

01.08.2016

Pinned for Murder (A Southern Sewing Circle, #3)
Pinned for Murder is the third book in the Southern Sewing Circle mystery series. As with this series, it is well-written, stepped in Southern tradition and lore, and enjoyable to the end.The story begins with the town having been hit by a...

17.11.2015

The Inugami Clan
In 1940s Japan, the wealthy head of the Inugami Clan dies, setting off a chain of bizarre, gruesome murders. Detective Kindaichi must unravel the clan’s terrible secrets of forbidden liaisons, monstrous cruelty, and disguised identities to find the...

01.02.2013

Endangered (Iris Oakley, #3)
 Zoo keeper Iris Oakley is sent to a remote farm in Washington State to rescue exotic animals after a drug bust. Instead of pets, she finds smuggled parrots and tortoises destined for sale to unscrupulous or unsuspecting collectors. The zoo’s...

06.12.2013

Death Wore White (DI Peter Shaw & DS George Valentine, #1)
This is a wonderful locked room mystery, except it's not in a locked room at all. When reviewing a mystery one has to be very careful to not give away too much, which is easy to do with a book like this.The two detectives are a study in...

06.12.2015

Eight Ball Boogie
"Imelda Sheridan was dead, which was tough cookies on Imelda, but then every silver lining has its cloud. My job was to find out who and why, at 12 cent per word for the right facts in the right order...Which is how it all started out, anyway."...

18.07.2014

The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage (A Victorian San Francisco Mystery #2.5)
This short story, set in 1879 San Francisco, features two elderly dressmakers, Miss Minnie and Miss Millie Moffet, who face a moral dilemma of no small dimensions. They turn for advice to Annie Fuller, a widowed boardinghouse owner who supplements...

22.11.2015

Bethlehem Road (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, #10)
The gentleman tied to the lamppost on Westminster Bridge is most elegantly attired --- fresh boutonniere, silk hat, white evening scarf --- and he is quite, quite dead, as a result of his thoroughly cut throat.Why should anyone kill Sir...

15.10.2017

Pandora By Holly Hollander
This is Gene Wolfe's most accessible work to date (except for maybe a couple of his short stories), but that doesn't mean this is watered down or mundane. The narration is rich and flows beautifully (Holly Hollander is an exceptionally fun voice!),...

11.02.2017

Bye Bye Baby
"A quick, taut thriller ... not a word is wasted." -- Ian Rankin An Amazon top ten bestseller with sales of over 50,000 copies, BYE BYE BABY is a short novella that packs a big punch. When a seven-year-old boy disappears after...

12.02.2016

Bretonische Verhältnisse
Ein merkwürdiger Mord in französischer Sommeridylle, eine große Familientragödie und ein verblüffendes Geheimnis – willkommen in der Bretagne!Der erste Fall für Kommissar Dupin, eigensinniger Pinguinliebhaber...

20.02.2015

Off Minor (Charles Resnick, #4)
Little Gloria Summers' body has been found, hidden inside two plastic bin bags in a disused warehouse. Somewhere in the city, a child killer is on the loose, free to strike again. Then Emily Morrison vanishes on a sunny Sunday afternoon. A week...

03.05.2018

The Assassins of Isis (Amerotke, #5)
The mysterious Sebaus--a sect taking its name from demons--has stolen a powerful secret, and the wrath of the fiery Hatusu knows no bounds. But when the empire's great military hero, General Suten, is bitten to death by vipers, it appears events...

24.12.2013

Lake of Sorrows (Nora Gavin, #2)
HIDDEN RELICS. SUBMERGED SECRETS. BURIED EVIDENCE. . . .American pathologist Nora Gavin has come to the Irish midlands to examine a body unearthed by peat workers at a desolate spot known as the Lake of Sorrows. As with all the artifacts culled...

29.07.2015

Mad Money
After witnessing a brutal crime, Madeleine Carter escapes her high-velocity New York City life for the laid-back atmosphere of Los Angeles. One night she runs into an old boyfriend, now a high-powered CEO, who lets her in on a great investment...

09.04.2017

The Flatey Enigma
Ketilsey Island, 1960.Near this deserted island off the western coast of Iceland, the dawning of spring brings with it new life for the local wildlife. But for the decaying body discovered by three seal hunters, winter is a matter of...

06.12.2013

Marked Down for Murder (Good Buy Girls, #4)
By Jenn McKinlay, author of the Library Lover's mysteries and the Cupcake Bakery mysteries, writing as Josie BelleBetween spending Valentine’s Day with her sweetheart, Sam, and shopping upcoming Presidents’ Day sales with...

12.10.2012

The Cold Calling
For DI Bobby Maiden, life after death is hell. Resuscitated after a hit and run, he's haunted by dark, eerie dreams of being buried alive. Before the accident, he knew he was being fitted up by his supervisor, a crooked administrator who works hand...

13.12.2016

Look Closely
There is no statute of limitations on murder. Look Closely.That's all the anonymous letter said, but attorneyHailey Sutter understands the meaning behind the well-chosen words. Someone wants her to investigate what happened to her...

13.03.2013

Picture Perfect Corpse (Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-n-Craft Mystery, #7)
Police detective Chad Detweiler is overjoyed to learn he's having a baby with Kiki Lowenstein. But when his estranged wife, Brenda, is found shot to death with bullets from his revolver, the proud papa-to-be finds himself up the creek without a...

10.08.2013

Something in the Water (Peter Shandy, #9)
Although real murder is never a laughing matter, Charlotte MacLeod makes the fictional kind more fun than anyone else. Her latest outing with Professor Peter Shandy, New England's famous horticulturist and homegrown hercule Poirot, takes us to the...

24.04.2015

Disordered Minds
I can understand why there are some negative opinions about this book. It is not her best - not least because the twists and turns are so complicated and the ending lacks the satisfaction of the more normal "villain is found and gets punished" we...

15.02.2013

Houses of Stone
When young professor of English Karen Holloway happens on a privately printed volume of verse dating from the early nineteenth century, it's all in a day's work. But when a battered manuscript bearing the same mysterious attribution, "Ismene, "...

19.06.2017

Dead Soul (Charlie Moon, #8)
Where Colorado's border pushes against New Mexico, autumn is short. Rancher and tribal investigator Charlie Moon has fat cattle and a prowling cougar that demand his attention. He doesn't have the time to investigate the assault that killed...

24.07.2016

The Alpine Obituary (Emma Lord Mystery, #15)
SPECIAL EDITION: MURDERNot even in Alpine, Washington, could the death of octogenarian Jack Froland be considered big news—except by his drinking buddies at Mugs Ahoy. But that suddenly changes when in the middle of the funeral, Jack’s widow...

08.02.2016