By Judi McCoy
Meet Ellie Engleman, psychic dog-walker the latest dog-walker on Manhattan’s higher East part has a talent—she can listen what her dogs clients is pondering. So whilst a dog’s proprietor turns up useless, Ellie needs to bone up on her sleuthing—and perk up her ears to discover a killer.
By Sara Gran
Claire DeWitt isn't really your general inner most investigator. She has impressive deductive talents and is an ace at learning proof. yet Claire additionally makes use of her goals, omens, and mind-expanding herbs to aid her remedy mysteries, and depends upon D?tection — the one ebook released through the past due, nice, and mysterious French detective Jacques Silette. The tattooed, pot-smoking Claire has simply arrived in post-Katrina New Orleans, the town she’s shunned when you consider that her mentor, Silette’s scholar Constance Darling, used to be murdered there. Claire is investigating the disappearance of Vic prepared, a prosecutor recognized for profitable convictions in a murder- plagued urban. Has an offended legal enacted revenge on Vic? Or did he use the typhoon as a way to vanish? Claire follows the clues, discovering previous associates and making new enemies — leading between them Andray Fairview, a tender gang member who simply may possibly carry the main to the mystery. Littered with stories of Claire’s years as a woman detective in Eighties Brooklyn, Claire DeWitt and the town of the useless is a knockout begin to a bracingly unique new sequence.
By Susan Kandel
Biographer and novice sleuth Cece Caruso freely admits that she spent her formative years idolizing lady detective Nancy Drew, a delusion that definitely inspired her grown-up task writing biographies of lifeless secret writers. yet as Cece will detect using down the street in her Jackie O. sun shades and a borrowed baby-blue Cadillac, a few fantasies die tougher than others.
Researching the lifetime of Carolyn Keene, the pseudonymous writer of the Nancy Drew mysteries, Cece meets a flamboyant collector of "Blue Nancys," the unique books with blue covers. whilst he unearths out that she is taking a highway journey to Palm Springs to snoop round on the annual Nancy Drew fan conference, he bargains her using his swanky holiday condo. however the last item Cece expects to discover mendacity round the swimming pool is one very lifeless body.
In a race opposed to time that takes her from a mystery enclave of restored Victorians close to downtown L.A. to the driest stretches of California desolate tract, Cece should channel her former idol after which a few to unmask a sly killer -- ahead of he comes after her. in fact, it is helping to have a knockout selection of classic garments, although Cece prefers Azzedine Alaïa semigloss knits and Halston silver sequined berets to Nancy's prim matches and gloves.
Filled with wit, strength, and smart twists, let alone one clever, hip heroine, Not a woman Detective is natural entertainment.
By Richard Thieme
Brain video games, a set of 19 tales of courageous new worlds and exchange realities Clint Brooks, former Senior consultant for place of birth safety and Assistant Deputy Director, NSA, says: "Richard Thieme takes us to the sting of cliffs we all know are there yet hardly ever stopover at. He splendidly weaves existence, secret, and keenness via electronic and average worlds with creativity and mind's eye. pleasant and deeply concept scary reading." tales of machine hackers, deception and intelligence, perplexing anomalies, spirituality and mysteries of awareness, the magical, UFOs, alien existence kinds - in brief, way of life within the twenty first century. Play those ""Mind video games" and notice why the commonest reaction to Richard Thieme's writing and talking is: "You made me think."
By Shelley Freydont
“This exciting first in a brand new sequence from Freydont (A Merry Little homicide and 4 different mysteries that includes dancer Linda Haggerty) introduces mathematician and Sudoku whiz Katie McDonald. Katie, a self-professed geek who works for a hush-hush executive imagine tank, returns to her place of origin of Granville, NH, on the behest of her former mentor, P.T. Avondale. Katie is stunned to discover Avondale frail and preoccupied, his cherished puzzle museum in severe disrepair and dire monetary straits. ahead of Katie could make experience of the placement, she discovers Avondale murdered in his office—slumped over an unfinished Sudoku puzzle which may offer a clue to the killer’s identification. She tops the brash new police chief’s suspect record and comes to a decision to resolve the case on her personal, not just to transparent her identify yet to avoid wasting the Avondale museum from the wrecking ball. Readers probably want to see much more of the clever and endearing Katie.”—Publishers Weekly
By Valerie Wilson Wesley
By Carolyn G. Hart
Whilst a bloodstained and determined guy breaks into her holiday cabin, Henrie O poses as his aunt and trips to Tennessee to examine a town's murderous mystery. by way of the writer of Dead Man's Island. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. journey.
By Kathryn Fox
A gripping and strong new mystery -- the debut of a beautiful new voice in suspense fiction -- and the 1st visual appeal of a difficult and noteworthy investigator, pathologist, and forensic medical professional, Dr. Anya Crichton. the one girl freelancer within the male-dominated box, pathologist Dr. Anya Crichton will take any paintings she will locate to pay baby help and her personal loan, get her new enterprise off the floor, and conflict her ex-husband for custody in their three-year-old son. issues flip round swiftly, even though, whilst her specialist forensic proof is instrumental in profitable a high-profile case -- and new paintings bargains begin pouring in. yet Anya's research into the drug overdose of a tender Lebanese woman is elevating troubling questions. Startling coincidences among this unhappy and tragic loss of life and a chain of likely unrelated suicides that Anya is additionally studying on the urging of her buddy and colleague, detective sergeant Kate Farrer, recommend that there is a enormous evil at paintings within the shadows. With every one scalpel lower, Anya Crichton's forensic prowess and deductive brilliance are pulling her relentlessly towards a sinister plot and a devastating fact -- and as soon as she enters the deadly darkness, she could by no means back see the sunshine of day.
By Elizabeth Peters
At first, Jean Suttman proposal she had died and long gone to Heaven while she used to be granted the chance to review in Rome. however the physique that is mendacity within the historical subterranean Temple of Mithra—the murdered corpse of a repulsive and disliked fellow student—isn't her proposal of heavenly. Now she is actually nervous, not only simply because small ''accidents'' appear to be happening round her with nerve-racking regularity. it is the ever-increasing simple task that somebody, for a few unknown cause, is ruthlessly decided to do her damage. Jean's blameless underground day trip right into a sacred pagan position has trapped her in whatever darkish and terrifying, or even the data that useful, perceptive fellow American Jacqueline Kirby is at the case will not ease her fears. simply because there is purely to date Jean Suttman can run . . . and no break out for her other than death.
By Tamar Myers
“A very humorous series.”
—Green Bay Press-Gazette
After 16 delightfully madcap books, Tamar Myers’s hilarious Den of Antiquity comfortable secret sequence involves an in depth with The Glass is usually Greener. a true demise at a faux wake will get Charleston, South Carolina antiques broker Abigail Timberlake Washburn into severe scorching water during this masterful comfortable farewell from the writer of The Witchdoctor’s Wife, The Headhunter’s Daughter, and the Magdelena Yoder mysteries. Collectables connoisseurs and Antiques Roadshow nuts won’t are looking to pass over a unmarried minute of Abby’s novice sleuthing.