By Edie Swihart
Whilst reclusive millionaire Lilah Murchison expires, Leigh Koslow's veterinarian father is the single neighborhood who cares. The rumored black widow used to be detested through everybody, together with her personal son, who resents sharing his inheritance with the Siamese dwelling in his mother's dreary mansion. but if Lilah's will palms the money to a different unidentified inheritor, and Dr. Koslow's health center is besieged with break-ins and threats, the cat muddle flies. Daughter Leigh has a stoop that Lilah's secret inheritor is hiding correct lower than their noses, yet an individual desires the prior to stick buried- no matter if it capacity including anyone additional to the grave.
By Kathryn Miller Haines
Long island, 1943: Aspiring actress Rosie wintry weather has been marooned in big apple during the conflict. Now, confronted with the inside track that her ex-boyfriend Jack may not be coming domestic back, she's wanting to go away the house entrance and head for the warfare entrance. So whilst Rosie and her top friend Jayne get a suggestion to visit the South Pacific to accomplish with USO Camp indicates, they bounce on the probability. yet being a greasepaint soldier is not as effortless as that they had was hoping. not just are the forged individuals surly, the schedules inhumane, and the housing stipulations primitive yet additionally they need to shuttle with a major—and majorly difficult—Hollywood megastar. yet none of that's as undesirable as residing in a struggle sector, and whilst tragedy moves, Rosie and Jayne are left puzzling over in the event that they are being distinct through the enemy or if whatever way more sinister is afoot.
By Kylie Logan
Figuring out of her button store in a Chicago brownstone, Josie Giancola has develop into one of many country's major specialists on buttons. Her popularity attracts a Hollywood starlet to the Button field to buy distinct buttons to decorate her made-to-order marriage ceremony gown.
But after the Button field is ransacked and the actress murdered, Josie's comfortable global is thrown into chaos-and a killer is out to maintain Josie's lips buttoned up...permanently.
By Victoria Thompson
In turn-of-the century big apple urban, midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy see delivery and death--and even murder....Phenomenal compliment for homicide on Astor Place:"Victoria Thompson shines....Anne Perry and Caleb Carr lovers rejoice!" --Tamar Myers, writer of The Hand that Rocks the Ladle"Tantalizing." --Catherine Coulter"Fascinating."--Publishers Weekly
By Kathryn Miller Haines
It is difficult taking pictures for stardom whilst there is a conflict on. yet Rosie's acquired adequate pluck for 2: she's prepared to stumble round in a Broadway dance refrain that she has no correct to be part of, in a musical that is received "flop" written in every single place it. And all of the whereas, she's caring approximately her missing-in-action soldier boyfriend, who hasn't written in months. in recent years, she's additionally been preserving undesirable corporation together with her mob-muscle buddy, Al, who is dabbling in a bunch of shady money-making businesses during this time of shortages and rationing. yet regardless of his illicit line of labor, Al's no killer. while the law enforcement officials finger him for his girlfriend's homicide, Rosie and Jayne, her shut compatriot/fellow castmate, got down to transparent sizeable Al's identify, and plunge into an elaborate behind the scenes drama that includes a bevy of suspiciously well-dressed wannabe starlets. however the plot may perhaps quickly be taking one other deadly flip, bringing a last curtain down on Rosie, Jayne, and all their strong intentions.
By Jess Lourey
What is so incorrect with admiring from a distance? Mira's quirky dog love for leader Wenonga, a well-muscled fiberglass statue in her Minnesota small city, may be a more secure love pursuit than on-line courting. but if the 23-foot leader is going lacking from his cement base, Mira's now not the one citizen to be overwhelmed. town of conflict Lake is celebrating their statue's twenty fifth anniversary and no quantity of blue, sugar-soaked popcorn balls at Wenonga Days can uplift their gloomy temper. but if Mira runs right into a useless physique, town has extra urgent concerns. Mira's moment largest overwhelm, natural gardening god and useless ringer for Brad Pitt–Johnny Leeson–has disappeared. Her success with males is working out, and a killer can be relocating in. With whatever of her personal to conceal, Mira hopes she will stay away from the police lengthy sufficient to trace down the article of her mega-crush–but is Mira trailing a statue-thief, a kidnapper, or a assassin?
By Paula Corbett
By Nancy Martin
Nora Blackbird has made the society pages once more. The impoverished Philadelphia heiress has agreed to wed Mick Abruzzo, son of recent Jersey's so much infamous mobster-if he can continue to exist the Blackbird Curse. each time a Blackbird sister remarries, the groom is certain to die...
By Carola Dunn
Eleanor Trewynn is a widow of a few years dwelling in Port Mabyn, a small fishing village in Cornwall, England. In her more youthful days, she traveled the unique components of the realm together with her husband. nowadays, she’s retired and based the neighborhood charity store. Her niece, Megan Pencarrow, transferred within sight, and used to be lately promoted to the rank of Detective Sargent. maybe the one draw back is that she is now operating for a DI who doesn’t approve of ladies at the police strength and who quite doesn’t a lot approve of Megan’s aunt Eleanor, as she is anything of a thorn in his particularly titanic part. All of those components collide while, the day after accumulating donations, Eleanor and the vicar’s spouse locate the useless physique of a longhaired, scruffy-looking adolescence hidden within the stockroom of the charity store. Then they detect that a few donated jewellery considered pretend is basically very genuine, very dear, and the haul from a violent theft in London. Making concerns extra advanced, the corpse present in the storeroom is outwardly none of the robbers. Manna from Hades is a confounding case of bold robbery, doublecross, and a wily older lady faced through a case of homicide such a lot foul.
By Dale Cramer
An Amish payment in Ohio has run afoul of a legislation requiring their young ones to wait public institution. Caleb Bender and his friends are arrested for overlook, with the kingdom ordering the kids be put in an establishment. between them are Caleb's teenage daughter, Rachel, and the boy she has her eye on, Jake Weaver. Romance blooms among the 2 while Rachel is helping Jake break out the kid's domestic. looking for a spot to relocate his kin the place no such legislation observe, Caleb learns there is reasonably cheap land on the market in Mexico, a spot referred to as Paradise Valley. regardless of rumors of instability within the wake of the Mexican revolution, the Amish group makes a decision this is often their solution. and because it used to be Caleb's thought, he and his kinfolk stands out as the pioneers. they are going to ship for the others as soon as he is confirmed a foothold and assessed the situation.Caleb's daughters are thrown into turmoil. Rachel does not are looking to go away Jake. Her sister, Emma, who has been dating Levi Mullet, fears her goals of marriage might be dashed. Miriam hasn't ever had a beau and is conscious there'll be no clients in Mexico.Once there, they meet Domingo, a tender guy and advisor who takes a liking to Miriam, anything her father could by no means approve. whereas Paradise Valley is every thing they would was hoping it'd be, it is not lengthy prior to the bandits begin giving them hassle, threatening to disenchanted the fledgling Amish cost, even placing their lives at risk. fortunately nobody has been harmed up to now, besides.