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The Last Widow: A Novel

Karin Slaughter · William Morrow
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter brings back Will Trent and Sara Linton in this superb and timely thriller full of devious twists, disturbing secrets, and shocking surprises you won't see comingA mysterious kidnappingOn a hot summer night, a scientist from the Centers for Disease...
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The Man in the White Linen Suit: A Stewart Hoag Mystery

David Handler · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The next clever, witty, and touching installment in the Edgar award-winning Stewart Hoag mystery series finds the beloved ghostwriter-sleuth and his faithful neurotic basset hound, Lulu, back in 1990's New York City, investigating a bestselling author's stolen manuscript and three...
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The Cold Way Home

Julia Keller · Minotaur Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the next powerful mystery from Julia Keller, former West Virginia prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins investigates the murder of a teenager while continuing to rebuild her life. Bell Elkins and Jake Oakes make a good team, so good that they decide after years of working together to hang...
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Invitation to Die

Barbara Cleverly · Soho Crime
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

An "invitation to dine" quickly loses a letter as DI John Redfyre returns for his second investigation in the hallowed halls of Cambridge academia. Cambridge, 1924 in early summertime. May Balls, punting, flirting and dancing the tango are the preoccupations of bright young...
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One Good Deed

David Baldacci · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci introduces an unforgettable new character: Archer, a straight-talking former World War II soldier fresh out of prison for a crime he didn't commit.It's 1949. When war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent...
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A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder

DIANNE FREEMAN · Kensington
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In this exciting historical mystery debut set in Victorian England, a wealthy young widow encounters the pleasures - and scandalous pitfalls - of a London social season . . . Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, enjoys more freedom as a widow than she did as a wife. After...
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A Moment in Crime: A Santa Fe Revival Mystery

Amanda Allen · Crooked Lane Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Rhys Bowen will be abuzz over Amanda Allen's second installment in her bold Santa Fe Revival mysteries.The on-set murder of a famous Jazz Age film director unearths a hornet's nest of passion, duplicity, naked ambition, and bitter revenge.The golden age of cinema is dawning,...
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Snowed In with Murder: An Otter Lake Mystery

Auralee Wallace · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

There's no retreat and no surrender when Erica Bloom finds herself stuck in a snow storm with a stone-cold killer. . .Erica has returned to Otter Lake, New Hampshire, to rekindle her romance with Sheriff Grady Forrester at her mom's island retreat, currently closed for the off season. Just...
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City of Secrets

Victoria Thompson · Berkley
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An exciting new book in the series featuring woman-on-the-run Elizabeth Miles--from the beloved national bestselling author of the Gaslight Mysteries.Con artist Elizabeth Miles has determined that Society is the biggest con of all. So far, Elizabeth's only real social success has been...
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A Lady's Guide to Gossip and Murder

Dianne Freeman · Kensington
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

How far will some go to safeguard a secret? In the latest novel in Dianne Freeman's witty and delightful historical mystery series, the adventurous Countess Harleigh finds out . . . Though American by birth, Frances Wynn, the now-widowed Countess of Harleigh, has adapted admirably to the quirks...
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Who Slays the Wicked

C. S. Harris · Berkley
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The death of a fiendish nobleman strikes close to home as Sebastian St. Cyr is tasked with finding the killer to save his young cousin from persecution in this riveting new historical mystery from the USA Today bestselling author of Why Kill the Innocent....When the handsome but dissolute...
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Drawn and Buttered

Shari Randall · St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages: 320
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Drawn and Buttered is the third book in a wonderfully satisfying cozy mystery series set at the Lazy Mermaid Lobster Shack in coastal New England.The Lazy Mermaid's business has slowed to a snail's pace -- until a monster lobster claws his way onto the scene ... With high season behind...
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Pie Hard

Kirsten Weiss · Kensington
Pages: 352
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Will Val pie hard on national TV? Business at the bakery may have slowed down, but Val Harris isn't about to eat humble pie - not until a reality cooking show decides to whip the struggling Pie Town into shape. If Val can tolerate criticism from an abrasive pastry chef during filming,...
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