And Then You Dye
By Monica Ferris
Needlework shop owner Betsy Devonshire investigates the murder of a customer who was also an avid and talented yard hand-dyer.
Blood Never Dies (Bill Slider)
By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
Investigating the murder of a handsome young man who was found in his bathtub drained of blood, Bill Slider and his team struggle to identify the victim, whose possessions are missing and whose background becomes a perplexing challenge.
The Boy in the Snow (Edie Kiglatuk)
By M. J. McGrath
Visiting Alaska with Sergeant Derek Palliser to help her ex-husband Sammy compete in the famous Iditarod dog sled race, half-Inuit Edie Kiglatuk joins a local investigation into the exposure death of an infant and uncovers a sinister ring of corrupt politics, religious intolerance and sex trafficking.
The Child’s Child
By Barbara Vine
Inheriting their late grandmother’s sprawling, book-filled home in London, siblings Grace and Andrew Easton move in together and initially enjoy a shared life that is complicated by Andrew’s gay relationship with a strident novelist, the shattering murder of a friend and Grace’s discovery of a long-lost manuscript.
Dying on the Vine
By Aaron Elkins
Italian detective Gideon Oliver investigates what is believed by the local Tuscan authorities to be a murder-suicide when a couples’ remains are discovered in a vineyard.
Extra Credit (Murder 101)
By Maggie Barbieri
Reluctantly hosting her in-laws during a birthday party for her twin stepdaughters, Alison Bergeron investigates when the girls’ estranged uncle gives them a lavish gift and is subsequently found dead.
Found Guilty at Five
By Ann Purser
Lois Meade enlists the assistance of Inspector Cowgill after a mysterious young cellist and her instrument go missing.
The Garden Party (Harry Vicary)
By Peter Turnbull
Following a mysterious message attached to the bodies of two murder victims, Detective Inspector Harry Vicary and his team stumble on the activities of a dark criminal ring while reconstructing the events of a gangland garden party attended by the victims.
Good Junk (Cliff St. James)
By Ed Kovacs
A dramatic follow-up to Storm Damage finds guilt-riddled private detective Cliff St. James assisting the New Orleans police department with the murder investigation of a government “black projects” engineer whose demise is tied to a seedy network of arms dealers and foreign intelligence agents.
An Instrument of Slaughter (Home Front Detective)
By Edward Marston
Investigating the murder of a conscientious objector on the eve of World War I, Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy find the case complicated by a lack of public sympathy and the popularity of a chief suspect.
Orders from Berlin
By Simon Tolkien
In London in 1940, Trave’s career with MI6 begins with an investigation into the murder of the former head of the organization that has direct ties to an assassination plot against Winston Churchill.
By Chris Ewan
Waking up in a hospital after a motorcycle crash, Rob Hale becomes obsessed with discerning the fate of a blonde woman who was riding on the back of his bike, one the doctors and police claim he has imagined.
The Song of the Nightingale (Hawkenlye Mystery)
By Alys Clare
Returning to her cell near Hawkenlye Abbey to help the needy, early 13th century abbess Helewise compromises her relationship with Sir Josse D’Acquin who investigates the ritual murders of three men at the same time his son becomes involves in the causes of the doomed Cathars.
Unnatural Wastage (Sukey Reynolds)
By Betty Rowlands
When a pretty girl is found murdered on a ship bearing a distinctively patterned knife in her back, Detective Constable Sukey Reynolds considers numerous suspects including professional rivals and legal adversaries against whom the victim was to testify, a case that is marked by Sukey’s relationship with handsome journalist Harry Matthews.
Valley of the Shadow (Cornish Mystery)
By Carola Dunn
Rescuing a half-drowned Indian refugee who imparts a cryptic message about a family trapped in a cave before he is whisked away, Eleanor Trewynn, her niece Megan and her neighbor Nick Gresham embark on a frantic rescue mission that pits them against dangerous human smugglers.
Whispering Death (Inspector Hal Challis)
By Garry Disher
While dealing with a rapist in a police uniform who is stalking women along his Peninsula beat, a serial armed robber and a home invasion, Inspector Hal Challis finds his personal problems taking a back seat to his current case load.