By Lene Kaaberbol
Nina Borg, a pink go nurse, spouse, and mom of 2, is a compulsive do-gooder who cannot say no whilst anyone asks for help—even whilst she understands greater. whilst her estranged good friend Karin leaves her a key to a public locker within the Copenhagen teach station, Nina will get suckered into her most threatening venture but. contained in the locker is a suitcase, and contained in the suitcase is a three-year-old boy: bare and drugged, yet alive. Is the boy a sufferer of kid trafficking? Can he be grew to become over to experts, or will they simply go back him to whoever offered him? whilst Karin is came across brutally murdered, Nina realizes that her lifestyles and the boy's are in jeopardy, too. In an more and more determined trek throughout Denmark, Nina attempts to determine who the boy is, the place he belongs, and who precisely is making an attempt to seek him down.
By Rita Lakin
Gladdy Gold can have long gone from dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker to South Florida retiree, yet she’s loving each minute of it. among poolside gossip, a hot-to-trot boyfriend, and a booming detective enterprise, lifestyles couldn’t be sunnier—until a visit again north together with her sister Evvie ends up in homicide and mayhem starring the standard suspects.
Unbeknownst to Gladdy, her fellow detectives are scorching on her path. Sophie, Bella, and Ida no quicker land their tootsies within the long island than difficulty quickly unearths them. yet whereas the ladies move deep undercover, posing as bag girls to seize a felony, there’s one other shock anticipating Gladdy. Her boyfriend, Jack, is on the town too—and he’s reopening a forty-seven-year-old chilly case: the homicide of Gladdy’s husband. Can Gladdy and Jack subscribe to forces to unravel a decades-old crime—and probably heal a few wounded hearts within the procedure?
By Elizabeth Peters
Banned perpetually from the jap finish of the Valley of the Kings, eminent Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson's determined try and regain digging rights backfires—and his dream of unearthing the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon is dashed. Now Emerson, his archaeologist spouse, Amelia Peabody, and their kinfolk needs to watch from the sidelines as Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter "discover" the best Egyptian treasure of all time. however the Emersons' personal much less amazing excavations are interrupted whilst father and son Ramses are lured right into a seize by means of an odd team of villains ominously tough solutions to a question neither guy comprehends. and it'll fall to the ever-intrepid Amelia to guard her endangered family—and might be her nemesis as well—from a devastating fact hidden uncomfortably on the subject of domestic . . . and from a nefarious plot that threatens the peace of the whole zone.
By B. B. Haywood
Issues begin to boil over on the annual Lobster Stew Cook-Off while an award-winning recipe is stolen and a seven-time contest champion mysteriously disappears-leaving sweet no selection yet to determine who in Cape Willington, Maine, might get steamed adequate to damage the legislation.
By Jonnie Jacobs
Whilst an area waitress and her younger daughter are murdered, the executive suspect's lawyer asks Kali, who's suffering to maintain her perform afloat, to aid within the safety, and he or she discovers the darkish secrets and techniques that surrounded the sufferer.
By Jayne Ann Krentz
From New York Times bestselling writer Jayne Ann Krentz comes an electrifying novel of ardour, homicide, and small-town scandal.
Investigative reporter Irene Stenson hasn’t been to her fatherland of Dunsely, California, because the ugly evening she discovered either her mom and dad lifeless at the kitchen ground. Now, seventeen years later, Irene has acquired a stunning new lead approximately their deaths—and is decided to find the reality of what occurred on that long-ago evening.
Staying at a neighborhood inn, she reveals herself confiding in good-looking Luke Danner—an ex-marine who’s as used to barking orders as Irene is to ignoring them. yet Luke sees the phobia underneath her convinced exterior—and can’t support yet are looking to shield her. he's additionally pushed by way of passions of his personal, and as they’re drawn jointly into the guts of hazard, they are going to chance way over both of them anticipated.
By Jennie Bentley
A secret surfaces at the back of the partitions within the new home made sequence. Avery Baker and her boyfriend, Derek Ellis, are flipping a heavily stigmatized residence rumored to have ghosts. quickly they will have even larger problems-and this upkeep venture may possibly hang-out them eternally.
By Livia J. Washburn
All yr around, retired schoolteacher Phyllis Newsom is as candy as peach pie-except in the course of the Peach competition, whose blue ribbon has slipped via Phyllis's palms greater than once...
Everyone's a bit shook up while the corpse of a no-good neighborhood turns up beneath a automobile in a neighborhood storage. yet while Phyllis engages in a few novice sleuthing, she will not allow it distract her from out-baking her opponents and successful the approaching Peach pageant contest.
She and all of the different contestants protect their mystery, unique recipes with their lives-and speak lots of trash. along with her strange highly spiced Peach Cobbler, Phyllis hopes to knock 'em lifeless. yet that is simply an expression-never in her wildest desires did she imagine her cobbler would really kill a pass judgement on. Now, she's suspected of murder-and she's received to bake this example extensive open.
By JoAnna Carl
In her infrequent unfastened time, newlywed Lee McKinney Woodyard works on TenHuis Chocolade's most modern choices, chocolate jewels. yet quickly town of Warner Pier has its own jewel heist, after which a physique is located within the lake. Lee can not help yet wonder whether the crimes are comparable. might be if she digs up a few airborne dirt and dust, she'll hit the mummy lode.
By Laura Levine
At the frontlines of the conflict of the bulge, differently often called making an attempt on bathing fits within the communal dressing room at Loehmann's, freelance author Jaine Austen makes a brand new buddy - a wannabe actress named Pam - and will get a brand new task: sharpening up Pam's bare-bones resume. Their feeling of connection is mutual, so Pam invitations Jaine to affix The PMS membership - a women's help crew that meets as soon as every week over guacamole and margaritas. yet becoming a member of the membership proves to be extra a curse than a blessing for Jaine. although she is warned that Rochelle, the hostess, makes a guacamole to die for, Jaine by no means takes the caution actually. until eventually one other PMS member, Marybeth, drops useless over a mouthful of the fairway stuff after confessing she is having an affair with Rochelle's husband. whereas Rochelle and her husband are the most obvious suspects, everybody at that night's assembly is less than suspicion, together with Jaine. So, rather than dishing airborne dirt and dust with The PMS membership, Jaine has to dig up dust at the surviving individuals. and shortly it turns into transparent: a person during this membership thinks getting away with homicide can be a privilege of membership...