By Jenn McKinlay
The New York Times bestselling Library Lover's mysteries proceed with a sizzling new case...
Loving a great cup of espresso runs within the kinfolk for Briar Creek library director Lindsey Norris. but if her brother, Jack, a expert for a espresso corporation, is going lacking, her favourite beverage turns into a key clue in a deadly mystery.
Between getting ready the library for the vacations and juggling the affections of ex-boyfriend, Captain Mike Sullivan, and her new overwhelm, actor Robbie Vine, Lindsey has her fingers complete. however the mysterious disappearance of her world-traveling playboy brother takes priority over all.
Afraid that regarding the police may brew difficulty for Jack, Lindsey takes issues into her personal fingers. yet as her quest for her brother embroils her in a wierd case concerning South American enterprise dealings and an enigmatic and unique girl, it’ll take the aid of either her library e-book club—the crafternooners—and her eager-to-please suitors to maintain Jack from finishing up in scorching water…
INCLUDES analyzing staff options
By Barbara Hambly
Benjamin January is compelled to shuttle to Haiti to hunt his family’s misplaced treasure, which will keep every little thing he holds dear
When Jefferson Vitrack – the white half-brother of Benjamin January’s spouse - turns up on January’s doorstep in the summertime of 1838 claiming he has came upon a clue to the whereabouts of the family’s misplaced treasure, January has no hesitation approximately refusing to assist search for it. For the treasure lies in Haiti, the island that was France’s such a lot ecocnomic colony – till the blood-chilling repression practiced there by way of the whites upon their slaves caused a savage uprising. The world’s simply Black Republic nonetheless seems to be with murderous distrust upon any strangers who may perhaps set foot there, and January is in no hurry to go.
But whilst Vitrack is murdered, and makes an attempt are made on January’s spouse and himself, he is aware that he has no selection. He needs to search the treasure himself, to attract the unknown killers into the open, a bloody path that leads first to Cuba, then to Haiti, and eventually to the key that lies buried with the accursed gold.
Lacking relies on a real tale.
Luc Caron lives in northern France in the course of global struggle I. someday, he sees 3 airplanes combating within the sky. Luc watches in horror as a aircraft flips over and the pilot falls to his demise. Luc is the single witness.
The Greenwoods personal an apple farm in Canada. Their son, a pilot, has been lacking for eleven years. in 1928, they obtain a package deal from England. The package deal incorporates a letter and 3 gadgets stumbled on on the website of a airplane crash.
How is the secret of the lacking pilot solved, bringing peace to Luc and to the pilot's mom and dad?
This e-book is a brief and simple learn for individuals at the move.
By Gillian Roberts
"FULL OF PLEASURES . . . Roberts offers Amanda an appealingly dry wit."
While educating summer season university at particular Philly Prep, English instructor Amanda Pepper feels a feeling of foreboding. First, a analyzing of Romeo and Juliet prompts a few very unusual chemistry. Then the pc technological know-how instructor starts off receiving nameless go-back-to-Africa cell calls. a tender Vietnamese boy dies in a drive-by capturing. And past due one evening, open air a Chinatown therapeutic massage parlor, scholar April Tuong is kidnapped.
Random violence? maybe. yet Amanda refuses to allow mild April vanish with out at the least asking a number of questions, beginning in her personal school room. but the reality, whilst she unearths it, is appalling, lethal, and masses too on the subject of domestic. . . .
"Tart-tongued, warm-hearted Amanda's 5th case is as enticing as her others, and right here she will get to do extra detection than usual."
"Gillian Roberts is a secret reader's dream come true."
By Parnell Hall
Crime, cryptograms, and killer conundrums abound for the Puzzle girl within the fourth installment of the sequence USA Today raves is “a enjoyable sequence for secret fanatics and cruciverbalists!”
It appears like marriage ceremony bells back for the much-married Cora Felton whilst individual widower Raymond Harstein III strikes into city and makes a play for the Puzzle woman. that's, it does until eventually the mail brings confusing cryptograms, which, while deciphered, warn Cora off the match.
Or do they?
As the puzzles maintain coming, a killer’s online game needs to be performed in earnest, and it’s as much as the Puzzle woman to resolve the riddle—if somebody goes to stay to make it to the altar!
From the Hardcover edition.
By Erle Stanley Gardner
When the cat’s away the assassin will play.…
In his will, Peter Laxter assured his devoted caretaker a role and a spot to live…for existence. yet Laxter’s grandson Sam says the deal doesn’t comprise the caretaker’s cat―and he wishes the pussycat off the premises by way of hook, crook…or poison. whilst Perry Mason takes the case, he fast reveals there’s even more at stake than an previous man’s cat―a million cash or extra to be exact.…
By Henning Mankell, Ebba Segerberg
On Midsummer's Eve, 3 pals assemble in a secluded meadow in Sweden. within the still-sun-lit northern evening, they don costumes and start to function play. yet an uninvited visitor quickly brings their functionality to a grotesque end. His process is cautious; his goal is ideal. 3 bullets, 3 corpses. The assassin then rigorously images the grisly tableau. in the meantime, the Ystad police station is experiencing a summer time lull. Inspector Kurt Wallander is targeting residing fitter, yet his peace of brain is shattered whilst a fellow officer is murdered. The police slowly detect how little they learn about what's going of their likely serene city. An unknown killer is at the free, yet their merely lead is a photo of 3 lifeless youngsters in dress. compelled to dig extra deeply than he'd like into the private lifetime of one among his colleagues, Wallander's research uncovers anything he might by no means have imagined. One Step Behind is the 5th e-book to seem in English in what the Los Angeles occasions e-book Review calls the "exquisite" Kurt Wallander sequence.
Whilst a millionaire matriarch is located floating face-down within the kinfolk pool, the top suspects are her good-for-nothing son and his seductive teenage daughter. In The Drowning Pool, Lew Archer takes this example within the L.A. suburbs and encounters an ethical desert of company greed and family members hatred--and enough rationale for a dozen murders.
By Lisa Unger
New York day-by-day News Top New mystery Novel, Publishers Weekly Best New Books, and Suspense Magazine's Best Books of 2012
A shattering new mystery approximately 3 ladies on a heart-wrenching collision course.
Long after someone anticipated Kate to do whatever together with her lifestyles, she did. utilizing the journals left in the back of via her aunt and grandmother, she wrote a singular according to a truly actual generation-old love tale that resulted in tragedy. at the different facet of city, Emily is ready to set fireplace to her lifestyles. She's in a dead-end activity and is concerned with the inaccurate guy; she will be able to think herself being drawn into darkness, with bad outcomes. With nowhere to head, she unearths herself at the run. with out realizing one another, and with lives that could not be extra assorted, Kate and Emily head to an analogous element at the map: center Island, an idyllic position in the midst of a lake within the Adirondacks, owned for generations via Birdie Burke's kinfolk. the tough and unyielding Birdie is at one with this island, which has a terrifying historical past all its personal. She, too, has effects to face.
After a 12 months of exertions in her Texas fatherland, Harlow Jane Cassidy’s goals are ultimately inside reach—if she will simply get all of it performed in time…
Harlow’s designs could be featured in a tremendous journal unfold, yet she simply has a couple of days to finalize her assortment. Plus she’s busy assisting to devise her mother’s upcoming marriage ceremony, enjoying host to her previous pal Orphie, and warding off a aggressive Dallas dressmaker set on stealing Harlow’s rules. Harlow’s making all of it work—until anyone breaks into Buttons & Bows and the rival fashion designer is located dead.
But whilst a close to omit makes it transparent that Orphie may be the subsequent sufferer, Harlow should untangle the threads of facts if she desires to store her buddy, her mother’s marriage ceremony, and her enterprise from changing into model street kill…