Release Date: February 27, 2018 ISBN: 9781496707420
The festivities at the Tail Waggin’ Winterfest are overshadowed by murder when eighty or more people leap into the lake for the town’s first-ever polar bear plunge, but one of the jumpers doesn’t make it out of the frigid water alive.
Release Date: February 6, 2018 ISBN: 9780062678713
While driving down a deserted road one dark night, Ian Rutledge inadvertently becomes a witness to murder (after the fact) when he narrowly avoids hitting a stopped vehicle in the middle of the road. Pulling over to investigate, he discovers a woman with blood-stained hands standing next to the car…and a dead body.
Ah, October…the nights start getting a little longer, the days a little colder. Just the right time to rip open a bag of fun-size candy bars and crack the spine on a spooky mystery!
Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie
Masking for Trouble by Diane Vallere
Night of the Living Thread by Janet Bolin
Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews
The Diva Haunts the House by Krista Davis
Murder of a Royal Pain by Denise Swanson
Death of a Neighborhood Witch by Laura Levine
Dial Meow for Murder by Bethany Blake
The Legend of Sleepy Harlow by Kylie Logan
The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer by Krista Davis
Trick or Deceit by Shelley Freydont
Deadly Brew by Karen MacInerney
Death Overdue by Allison Brook
Release Date: February 9, 2016 ISBN: B00XG9BTC0 (Kindle)
Book sales are down, and Jake Donovan’s editor is having serious doubts about Blackie Doyle’s future. Jake needs a break, so he and Laura make a quick escape to Hanover, PA. Jake once worked in the small town as a Pinkerton detective. The trip turns out to be just the thing to resolve his writing woes; investigating the unsolved murder of a teenager in the town provides inspiration, and soon Jake is writing like there’s no tomorrow. The townspeople aren’t happy to have the couple digging around, though. Someone in town is a murderer, and each step towards the truth puts Jake and Laura closer to danger.
This Month’s Novels of Interest
Release Date: August 4, 2015 ISBN: 9780425270585
The opening preparations for Poly Monroe’s new shop, Material Girl, hit a snag when a man’s body is found beneath a dozen bolts of recently delivered fabric. Things unravel further with a confession from her close friend, who happens to also be the dead man’s wife.
There are lots of good-looking mysteries hitting store shelves in November —just not enough time to read them all (at least for me). But here are a few that I am going to try to get my hands on as soon as they are released:
Release Date: November 04, 2014 ISBN: 9781940976433
Why? Gaspard’s first Eli Marks Mystery, The Ambitious Card, was a tightly woven story with a swiftly moving plot and loads of card tricks, psychics, and some unexpected plot shifts. I’m excited to find out what trouble Eli will get into this time! Also, I miss Uncle Harry and his cronies, The Minneapolis Mystics (or, as Eli calls them, The Artful Codgers).