In Foul Play on Words by Becky Clark, mystery writer Charlee Russo has to juggle a kidnapping, a writer’s conference and a hotel that has gone to the dogs, and she worries that she may have bitten off more than she can chew. When mystery author Charlee Russo helps her friend Viv… Read more
Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story is Ron Franscell’s deep exploration of a murderous couple and their shocking, grisly crimes. Ron Franscell is a veteran author of fiction and non-fiction whose acclaimed works include the 2017 Edgar Award finalist A Life in Death (co-written with medical examiner Dr. Vincent Di… Read more
In Cat Chase the Moon—the 21st book in Shirley Rousseau Murphy’s Joe Grey Mystery series—feline P. I. Joe Grey and his friends pounce on three investigations that may connect to one larger mystery, including one case that is very personal. Joe Grey, one cat in a family of very unusual… Read more
In C.S. Harris’s Who Slays the Wicked, the 14th book in the Sebastian St. Cyr series, a fiendish nobleman is murdered, and Sebastian is tasked with finding the killer. The case strikes especially close to home for Sebastian, who must save his cousin from accusations of involvement.
In David R. Dow’s suspenseful debut novel Confessions of an Innocent Man, restaurant owner Rafael Zhettah is wrongfully convicted of the murder of a celebrity philanthropist, but he fights—for his freedom, and to deliver justice to those who stole everything from him. David R. Dow, author of Confessions of an Innocent… Read more
In New York Times-bestselling author Anne Perry’s new novel, Triple Jeopardy, young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat accused of a theft that may cover up a deadly crime.
In Charity’s Burden, the fourth mystery in Edith Maxwell’s Quaker Midwife Mystery series, Rose Carroll seeks the true cause of a young mother’s death in turn-of-the-century Massachusetts. The fourth Quaker Midwife mystery finds our heroine, Rose Carroll, hard at work tending to the pregnant and postpartum mothers of Amesbury, Massachusetts… Read more
Equal parts hilarious and heartening, The Department of Sensitive Crimes is the first book in Alexander McCall Smith’s new Detective Varg series. Celebrated author Alexander McCall Smith turns his keen eye for human psychology to the wildly popular genre of Scandi-noir, as the spate of crime novels from Scandinavia that focus on… Read more
Girl Most Likely from New York Times bestselling and award-winning crime master Max Allan Collins follows Krista Larson, 28-year-old police chief of a small midwest town. Krista braces for more excitement than usual when the town hosts the high school reunion, which is followed up by a triple murder investigation. Max Allan… Read more
Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton is an utterly wonderful debut novel of love, crime, magic, fate, and a boy’s coming of age set in 1980s Australia. Boy Swallows Universe is unlike any coming-of-age story I’ve ever read. Trent Dalton’s debut novel is a tale of “love, crime, magic, fate”—words… Read more