Dead North: An Alaska Mystery by Sue Henry

By Sue Henry

Together with her cabin a pile of ashes and her lite in items, champion Alaskan "musher" Jessie Arnold has gratefully authorised a friend's idea that she force his motor domestic up from Idaho, alongside the Alaska road -- a panoramic, thousand-mile-long course winding previous scorching springs, glaciers, and ice-blue lakes. however the idyllic journey takes a gloomy flip while a teenage hitchhiker brings terror aboard. anxious and by myself, Patrick Cutler disappears prior to the police tell Jessie that the younger runaway is needed in reference to surprising murders. unexpectedly she is solid right into a raging maelstrom of darkish secrets and techniques and lethal outcomes. And the chilly and empty street she's touring may be best her to not her home...but to a grave within the trackless wilderness.

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Acts of Malice by Perri O'Shaughnessy

By Perri O'Shaughnessy

The recent York occasions bestselling Nina Reilly novels have dazzled either readers and critics with their crackling mixture of felony suspense and taut human drama. Now Perri O'Shaughnessy, hailed as "smart", "gripping", and "complex" through the San Francisco Chronicle, brings us her best--and such a lot explosive--Nina Reilly novel yet.Amid the glowing snow-swept mountains of Lake Tahoe, Nina Reilly has made a house, juggling the calls for of her one-woman legislation perform and elevating a teenage son by myself. Now Nina has taken on a case that may threaten every thing she holds pricey, drawing her right into a tangled internet of loyalties and alliances inside certainly one of Lake Tahoe's such a lot well known households. Her shopper: a guy accused of murdering his personal brother--on the ski slopes of Tahoe. The legislation says Nina needs to provide Jim powerful the very best security. yet Strong's family members has grew to become violently opposed to him, and unexpectedly Nina is on the middle of the typhoon. As she works a improper and troubling case and will get swept into an unforeseen love affair, the 2 aspects of Nina's existence come crashing the final word act of malice.

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Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder by Hazel Holt

By Hazel Holt

Author Sheila Malory, obvious ahead of in Mrs. Malory Investigates and different mysteries, visits the once a year Taviscombe pageant, which has been appropriated and aggrandized by way of Adrian Palgrave, a poet and biographer of little renown. Palgrave, who has been named literary executor for author and man-of-the-world Lawrence Meredith, a number one literary determine of the Twenties and 30s, is located crushed to loss of life in the course of the first functionality of the pageant, and suspects are throughout. television documentary-maker Oliver Stevens fears disclosure of an affair. younger Robin Turner, treasurer for the pageant, were criticized often via the lifeless poet different deaths and an try to spoil Meredith's papers lead Sheila to go looking for long-held secrets and techniques that bred deadly outcomes.

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Judas Kiss by J. T. Ellison

By J. T. Ellison

Intercourse, lies and videotape.It used to be a homicide made for television: a path of tiny bloody footprints. An blameless baby enjoying beside her mother's bludgeoned physique. beautiful younger Corinne Wolff, seven months pregnant, brutally murdered in her personal home.Cameras and questions do not often part Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson, however the media frenzy surrounding the Wolff case is very nasty...and thorough. while the doubtless version mommy is associated with an novice porn site with underage actresses and unwitting avid gamers, the sharks start to circle. The surprise is magnified whilst an outdated adversary makes use of the attractive mystery photos to implicate Taylor in a murder--an accusation that threatens her occupation, her popularity and her dating. either circumstances hinge at the evidence--real or manufactured--of crimes that transcend ardour, into the area of obsessive vengeance and stunning betrayal. simply what the networks love.

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At Witt's End by Beth Solheim

By Beth Solheim

Issues are rather bustling on the Witt's finish lodge in Northern Minnesota. consumers are vying for one of many few ultimate leases, other than Cabin 14 factor is no--one will get out of Cabin 14 alive. Sadie isn't really your general sixty-four yr outdated senior citizen. She has issues she desires to do and should not be anticipated to resolve a homicide whereas attempting to hinder an unscrupulous sheriff's deputy from shutting down the lakeside inn she owns along with her instantly arrow sister. yet that is precisely what Sadie Witt needs to do. while 5 site visitors with hidden agendas arrive at Cabin 14, they are shocked to benefit that the fancy Sadie is their conduit to the hereafter. Clad within the most recent type trends--fads generally reserved for these with out sagging physique parts--and carrying hairdos that make bystanders are looking to glance away yet cannot, Sadie realizes one of many visitors has been murdered and needs to paintings opposed to the clock to untangle the internet and stop additional mayhem.

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Going, Gone: A Gail McCarthy Mystery (Gail McCarthy by Laura Crum

By Laura Crum

Horse vet Gail McCarthy's lifestyles turns stranger than fiction whilst her outdated boyfriend, Lonny Peterson, is arrested for murder-by none except Gail's early life pal, Bret Boncantini, now a sheriff's deputy in a Sierra foothills city. Lonny is accused of the homicide of 2 neighborhood farm animals auctioneers, one his female friend and the opposite her brother. either Gail and Bret are definite of Lonny's innocence, and choose to enquire. As they start to show up facts and extra murders take place, the path results in Gail's domestic at the relevant California coast. And as Gail closes in at the solution, the ruthless assassin may perhaps come to a decision she should be eradicated, too. Going, long gone beneficial properties the entire components that Laura Crum is understood for: nice writing approximately appealing landscapes and real horse lore, in addition to an exhilarating secret.

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