Joseph Souza, acclaimed author of The Neighbor, brings readers into the dark heart of a small town in this riveting, relentlessly twisting new novel . . . The title of Thomas Wolfe’s autobiographical novel You Can’t Go Home Again perfectly describes Lucy Abbott’s return to Fawn Grove, Maine. Should she have… Read more
Duplicate Death by Georgette Heyer is the third book in the classic Inspector Hemingway series. Georgette Heyer lived from 1902 to 1974. She wrote in two genres: historical romance and detective fiction. Heyer was immensely popular; she “wrote 57 bestselling novels over the course of a career that spanned more than… Read more
The Body in the Wake by Katherine Hall Page is the 25th book in the award-winning Faith Fairchild series where Faith’s “dead-body-free summer” is abruptly canceled. Katherine Hall Page published The Body in the Belfry in 1990, the first in her celebrated Faith Fairchild mystery series. The series was a… Read more
Thread on Arrival by Lea Wait is the eighth book in the Mainely Needlepoint cozy mystery series. “It takes a village.” In this case, Haven Harbor, a small, oceanside village in Maine. Since Angie Curtis’s return from Arizona to Maine, she’s shown an affinity for crime solving. Angie’s day job… Read more
The devil’s in the details when a man is found murdered near Trinity Church in Murder on Trinity Place, the latest installment of Victoria Thompson’s Gaslight Mystery series. Victoria Thompson highlights a different aspect of turn-of-the-century New York with each “Gaslight Mystery.” From Bowery boys to milk production, a side-benefit… 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 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.
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
The Road to Grantchester is the captivating prequel to the treasured Grantchester series (the first of which is Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death), which follows the life, loves, and losses of a young Sidney Chambers in post-war London. It is 1953, the coronation year of Queen Elizabeth II…. Read more
Theodosia Browning serves tea and solves crimes in Charleston, a city steeped in tradition and treachery, in Broken Bone China—the 20th Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times-bestselling author Laura Childs. Nothing is more normal for Theodosia Browning, “the proprietor of the Indigo Tea Shop on Church Street,” than to “host… Read more