Release Date: May 1, 2018 ISBN: 9781250151476
A murdered maid of honor causes complications for Erica Bloom when she is tasked with both standing in as the young woman’s replacement and solving the mystery before the bride and groom say “I do”.
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.
Release Date: November 07, 2017 ISBN: 9781683313250
The Catskills Shakespeare Theater Company’s already troubled production of Much Ado About Nothing is threatened further when its director, whose unorthodox script modifications were not popular among cast and crew, is found dead on his sofa in an suspicious suicide.
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
There are lots of good-looking mysteries hitting store shelves in December —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: December 02, 2014 ISBN: 9780425262566
Why? It feels a little odd to read a Halloween mystery in December. Halloween mysteries are best when accompanied by the howling winds and falling leaves of autumn, not the crackling fireplaces and drifting snow of (almost) winter. But this one’s plot – the little town of Wagtail, VA finds its annual Halloween celebration disrupted by a team of ghost hunters investigating local legends and a murder at the site of an infamous haunting – and Davis’s captivating writing style are tempting enough that I might make an exception.