By Jess Lourey
Ida Gilbertson of the conflict Lake Senior sundown nursing domestic has a brand new pastime: crafting life-sized dolls and exhibiting them round city. Budding PI Mira James reveals the do-it-yourself mannequins creepy adequate on their lonesome, but if she's pressured to sit down subsequent to 1 and discovers a human corpse lower than the hat and wig, it turns into personal.
Police leader Gary Wohnt is all too wanting to pin the blame on Mira. whilst her sleuthing provides him the right excuse to fasten her up, it is as much as Mayor Kennie Rogers and Mrs. Berns to assist her out. Racing opposed to the clock, Mira needs to unmask the assassin prior to she both turns into a jailbird or the subsequent dolled up victim.
By Leslie Karst
It’s Indian summer season in Santa Cruz and restaurateur Sally Solari makes a decision an open-air portray classification is definitely the right approach for her to profit extra approximately Paul Gaugin, the muse for her family’s latest eating place. however the great thing about the Monterey Bay sea coast is shattered whilst Sally’s puppy Buster sniffs out a corpse twisted up in kelp.
The physique is pointed out as Gino, an area fisherman and a standard on the Solaris’ eating place till he disappeared after eating there a couple of nights ahead of. Witnesses declare he left reeling inebriated, yet his waitress swears Gino simply had beers together with his dinner. after which the hands start to element at Sally’s dad for negligently permitting an drunk client to stroll domestic by myself at night.
From an extended menu of suspects that comes with Anastasia, the mysterious lady who dined with Gino that fateful evening, Gino’s deckhand Bobby, and bocce participant Frank who accused Gino of dishonest, Sally needs to serve up the tall order to transparent her father’s identify in Death al Fresco, Leslie Karst’s 3rd culinary comfortable excellent for fanatics of Joanne Fluke and Leslie Meier.
By William Andrews
By B.W. Folsom
A reminiscence stick leads her to a reputation. The identify leads her to Austin, Texas.
Where with very cautious making plans, Maggie reveals that every little thing can visit hell in an instant...
By Gabriella Genisi
Bari, 2010. È los angeles vigilia di una torrida property e pochi eventi italiani, tranne i vicini Mondiali di calcio, sembrano scuotere il ritmo levantino della città. Il sole è già alto quando due abitanti della Barivecchia si presentano in questura, con l'aria di essere uscite according to l. a. prima volta da quelle antiche mura. Lolita Lobosco, finiti i rituali del mattino - le spremute d'arancia e los angeles vista del mare - arriva sul posto di lavoro come sempre di buon umore. Se non fosse according to quelle due presenze inquietanti, venute apposta in line with lei, Lolita sarebbe già a sbrigare l. a. montagna di pratiche che si sono acquire sulla scrivania. Sabino Lavermicocca, bel pescatore con il vizio delle fujtine amorose, è scomparso nel nulla. Indagando nel mondo sotterraneo e omertoso annidato nel cuore di pietra della medina barese, Lolita si imbatterà in una serie di inquietanti personaggi che l. a. condurranno fino in Montenegro. Affiancata dall'insostituibile Tonino Esposito e dal sedicente sciupafemmine Antonio area of expertise, l. a. commissaria Lobosco si troverà così invischiata in una pericolosa rete di criminali e sfruttatori.
By Elly Griffiths
FROM THE SUNDAY occasions BESTSELLING writer, THE tenth DR RUTH GALLOWAY secret - CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF RUTH
'My favorite present crime sequence' Val McDermid
Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered whilst she gets a letter from Italian archaeologist Dr Angelo Morelli, inquiring for her support. he is came across a bunch of bones in a tiny hilltop village yet does not understand what to make of them. it is years due to the fact that Ruth has had a vacation, or even a operating vacation to Italy is especially welcome!
So Ruth travels to Fontana Liri, followed by way of her daughter Kate and buddy Shona. In the city she unearths a medieval shrine and a dismal mystery regarding the battle years and the Resistance. To her amazement she additionally reveals Harry Nelson, who's enduring a poor vacation at a hotel close by. yet there's no time to beat their mutual surprise - the traditional bones spark a latest homicide, and Ruth needs to become aware of what secrets and techniques there are in Fontana Liri that somebody may kill to protect
By Pam Fox
By Susan Statham
By SaSa Shaler
conscious of her manners and ethical personality. She prospers on
the excessive drama of her paintings existence; she is a attorney representing
girls in hassle due to love-gone-wrong situations.
Her long-time boyfriend Harrison Delacroix is a successful
deepest investigator. He has assisted Lana and Isabelle, with
whom she practices, in lots of cases.
Now Harrison wishes Lana to help him in investigating a
wronged lady. Lana is horrified to find that the victim
is her highschool nemesis, Rosemary Cariboux. yet she is
quick drawn right into a state of affairs that she desires to right, in her
By Patricia Hall
1964. Detective Sergeant Harry Barnard has been ordered to trace down infamous Soho membership proprietor Ray Robertson, who hasn’t been noticeable for a number of days. The case takes on a better urgency whilst a battered physique is came across on the gymnasium Ray owns. Is Ray the killer … or is he a victim?
Photographer Kate O’Donnell in the meantime is operating on a characteristic concerning the regeneration of Canvey Island, eventually being rebuilt after the devastating East Coast floods of 1953. yet as Kate and Harry are approximately to find, the Canvey Island floods, the homicide and Ray Robertson’s disappearance are hooked up in additional methods than one …