Death in A Mood Indigo

By Francine Mathews

A skeleton is chanced on on a bone-chillingly chilly Siasconset seashore through teenagers taking part in at the windswept sands. Is the useless girl the most recent sufferer of a killer who has already preyed upon 5 girls in Massachusetts? Or may possibly the half-buried corpse be the gorgeous Harvard-educated psychiatrist whose disappearance baffled Nantucket police? And if this is the case, how is that secret associated with the sensational disappearance of the fancy sculptor Ian Markham, who vanished in his boat, A temper Indigo, that same morning, seven years ago?

As the FBI and the media swarm over the island, Nantucket police detective Merry Folger reveals herself stuck within the net of outdated passions and crimes, an internet whose web keeps to ensnare sufferers. For whoever the useless girl can be, her homicide is a loss of life that, like any stunning occasions long ago, has repercussions within the current. lethal repercussions.

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Cooking Spirits: An Angie Amalfi Mystery (Angie Amalfi Mysteries) (Volume 15)

By Joanne Pence

Culinary queen Angie Amalfi has set aside her gourmand utensils to be aware of making plans her upcoming marriage ceremony to San Francisco murder detective Paavo Smith. What may be able to get it wrong? rather than the reply to her heart’s desires, she scrambles to accommodate marriage ceremony planners with weird and wonderful principles, marriage ceremony attire that don’t flatter, squabbling relations with damage emotions, a long-suffering groom, and concerns over the place she and Paavo will stay after the marriage. yet all of that pales whilst Angie reveals the best condominium for them, apart from one little problem—the condominium might be haunted. a long time in the past, the newlyweds who lived in the home have been murdered, and the case used to be by no means solved. whereas Angie pursues what occurred to the couple who now might be haunting the home, Paavo obsesses over his personal case related to the homicide of not going fanatics. the path results in ghosts, murders, unsatisfied households, and sufficient obnoxious marriage ceremony buttinskis to fill a graveyard. but if eerie happenings flip lethal, Angie fears she will be lively away for solid! "Pence's tongue-in-cheek humor retains us grinning." —San Francisco Chronicle "A tasty deal with for all secret and suspense enthusiasts who like foodstuff for inspiration, homicide and a stab at romance." —The Armchair Detective

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A Man Lay Dead: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #1 (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn)

By Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh was once one of many queens (she has been referred to as the empress) of England’s Golden Age of poser fiction. And in actual Golden Age model, her oeuvre opens with, sure, a country-house celebration among the 2 global wars – servants bustling, gin flowing, the gents in dinner jackets, the women all slink and smolder. much more scrumptious: The host, Sir Hubert Handesley, has invented a brand new and particularly interesting model of that cherished parlor leisure, The homicide video game.

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A Pint of Murder (Madoc Rhys, Book 1)

By Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig

Greens will be harmful for your HEALTH!

Old Agatha Treadway baked her personal bread, canned her personal vegetables---and died of botulism in her own kitchen. twist of fate, says Dr. Druffitt. homicide, says neighbor Janet Wadman. And says it back while she unearths the health practitioner useless, too. Detective Inspector Madoc Rhys, of the royal Canadian fixed Police, concurs. yet who's the killer...the city miser, who wishes the single factor in basic terms Mrs. Treadway may have given him?

The miser's son who's panting for the doctor's daughter? Widow Druffitt, who's protecting mystery conferences with not likely humans? The employed woman who listens at keyholes? The employed guy who hides in haylofts? It's an lousy mess...and while Rhys will get it looked after out, he faces a fair more durable challenge of his personal.

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Rat Race

By Dick Francis

Matt Shore is a alternative pilot assigned to fly 4 racing buffs to the song. they're fearful, yet Matt's now not. that's, till he manages an emergency touchdown mins sooner than the aircraft explodes. Matt does not imagine the rest can in all likelihood get it wrong. Then he reveals himself stuck up in a rat race of hazard that places him at the mistaken facet of the odds....

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The Deadliest Sin

Within the spring of 1348, stories start arriving in England of toxic clouds quickly imminent, that have beaten entire towns or even international locations, with scarcely a man or woman left. whereas a few pray extra earnestly and dwell but extra devoutly, others vow to take pleasure in themselves and blot out their final days in the world through ingesting and playing.

And then there are those that desire that God's wrath should be prevented by means of happening a pilgrimage. but when God used to be allowing his humans to be punished by way of this plague, then it definitely may purely be simply because they'd devoted negative sins?

So whilst a gaggle of pilgrims are pressured to hunt defend at an lodge, their host means that the site visitors should still inform their stories. He dares them to inform their tales of sin, in order that it might probably emerge which one is the best.That is, the worst ...

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Rocky Road: A Culinary Mystery (Culinary Mysteries)

THE ST. GEORGE SPECTRUM Dr. Trenton Hendricks was once final noticeable Friday, April eight, whilst he set out on my own on a backpacking journey. Hendricks's Jeep Grand Cherokee was once positioned Tuesday on the Chuckwalla Trailhead, yet after six days and millions of man-hours, the respectable seek has been known as off. he's presumed to be deceased. It was once speculated to be a ladies' weekend in scenic St. George, Utah, that will contain procuring, testing the neighborhood delicacies, and taking part in a breast melanoma fund-raiser. the truth that one of many organizers of the fund-raising occasion, an area health care provider, had disappeared months prior to used to be now not alleged to be Sadie's challenge. while Sadie learns that her good friend Caro and Caro's cousin, Tess, have all started a grassroots research into Dr. Hendricks's disappearance, Sadie graciously refused to be part of it. along with her marriage ceremony to plot and her newest case nonetheless clean in her brain, Sadie is decided to go away this example to the police--until she meets the ex-wife of the lacking guy. How may perhaps she no longer ask a couple of questions . . . that bring about extra questions . . . that result in a small city or even extra questions! while the neighborhood police ask her to be their eyes and ears, Sadie can not help yet bounce in with either toes. prior to she understands it, she is at the rocky highway of one other research, following a convoluted path of fine intentions, hidden motivations, and philanthropy grew to become monstrous company.

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Belshazzar's Daughter (Cetin Ikmen)

By Barbara Nadel

When a brutal homicide shocks Istanbul's rundown Jewish sector, the Turkish police strength unleashes their top weapon - the chain-smoking, brandy-swilling Inspector Cetin Ikmen, husband to a strict Muslim lady (who disapproves of his consuming) and loving father of 8 (with one other at the way). With this kind of colourful character and unmatched investigative powers, Ikmen would definitely sign up for the ranks of cherished international law enforcement officials Aureilo Zen and Guido Brunetti.

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The Girl in the Woods (A Waterman & Stark Thriller)

By Gregg Olsen

"OLSEN WILL SCARE YOU--AND you are going to LOVE IT." --Lee Child

"YOU'LL SLEEP WITH THE lighting fixtures ON AFTER examining GREGG OLSEN." --Allison Brennan

A schoolgirl chanced on it on a nature hike. A severed human foot donning crimson nail polish. A ugly yet helpful clue that leads forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman down a far darker trail--to a deadly psychopath whose powers of persuasion appear to have no finish. merely by means of teaming up with sheriff's detective Kendall Stark can Birdy desire to even the percentages in a dangerous video game. it is a fateful choice the killer wishes them to make. And it is the simply manner Birdy and Kendall can locate their method to a assassin who is able to kill back. . .

Praise for Gregg Olsen's novels

"WICKEDLY smart! surely TWISTED."--Lisa Gardner


"GRABS YOU through THE THROAT."--Kay Hooper

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