Seed No Evil (Flower Shop Mystery, Book 14) by Kate Collins

By Kate Collins

Abby Knight's marriage ceremony is in below weeks, and every little thing goes fallacious. The cooler in her flower store is leaking, her neck has swollen to unnatural proportions, her groom is appearing far away, and she or he nonetheless doesn't comprehend the place she's really getting married! yet issues pass from undesirable to worse whilst the director of her favourite charity, maintaining Animal Rights, is murdered, and Abby's mom turns into the most suspect. Abby's marriage ceremony concerns must wait till she, with her fiancé, Marco, and an lovable mutt named Seedy can nostril out who sought after the animal activist positioned to sleep. yet they'll need to type during the lengthy record of suspects fast, or her mother could be tossed within the slammer ahead of Abby tosses the bouquet.

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The Shattered Raven by Edward D. Hoch

By Edward D. Hoch

At a meeting of the nation's optimum secret authors, demise takes the stageDozens die every year for the sake of the yearly secret Writers of the United States dinner party. Heiresses are poisoned, captains of are stabbed, and personal detectives are gunned down on the street. To secret authors, those fictional murders are not anything yet reliable enjoyable. yet on the annual presentation of the MWA's prestigious Edgar and Raven awards, real-life demise is ready to intrude.Ross Craigthorn's nightly information application has made him essentially the most well-respected males within the kingdom, yet deep in his previous lies a bad secret—one he stocks with just a couple of others. they've got performed their most sensible to put out of your mind their long-ago crime, but if Craigthorn makes a decision to come back fresh, his previous associate is familiar with that the time has come for homicide. while a room choked with secret authors witnesses a killing, which ones can have the nerve to play detective?

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What Happened At Hazelwood by Michael Innes

By Michael Innes

The Simney kinfolk, of Hazlewood corridor, have a doubtful historical past. Sir George Simney, who was once traveling in Australia sooner than the baronetcy fell to him, sleeps with a shotgun by means of his aspect. whilst he's came across lifeless within the library, the Reverend Adrian Deamer won't leisure until eventually he has chanced on who's accountable. this is often an soaking up story narrated by way of Simney’s widow, Nicolette, and by means of younger Harold, who has simply joined the CID.

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Mr. Monk on the Couch (Mr. Monk, Book 12) by Lee Goldberg

By Lee Goldberg

With aid from Monk's agoraphobic brother, his unswerving assistant Natalie tackles her personal research whereas Adrian Monk tracks a second-hand sofa that turns out tied to a chain of murders. Following a bloody path, Natalie and Monk quickly turn out face-to-face with the main ruthless killer they've ever encountered

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Unraveled Sleeve (Needlecraft Mysteries, Book 4) by Monica Ferris

By Monica Ferris

The artwork of needlecraft calls for persistence, self-discipline, and creativity. So, too, does the artwork of detection. simply ask Betsy Devonshire—who's studying that existence in a small-town needlecraft store can demonstrate an unforeseen knack for knitting...and a hidden expertise for unraveling crime. Unraveled Sleeve Betsy Devonshire has settled into her new domestic in Excelsior, Minnesota, as proprietor of the town's needlecraft store. So why is she struggling with terrifying nightmares? She hasn't a clue—but she thinks might be it can support to escape for your time. together with her pal Jill in tow, she heads north for a "stitch-in" at a distant, rustic hotel. yet her nightmares merely get worse—especially after she unearths a lifeless girl not anyone else had obvious. Then the physique disappears—and she is familiar with she won't get any leisure till she untangles the mysterious threads of the crime...

Free cross-stitch development included

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The Night of the Dance (Jeremiah Spur Mystery, Book 1) by James Hime

By James Hime

Sissy Fletcher, the preacher's daughter, disappeared at the evening of the Rodeo Dance ten years in the past and has been lacking ever on account that. earlier, that is—a group drilling an oil good has made a grisly discovery in an remoted pasture. Seeing as how it's an election 12 months, discovering her killer is a much bigger precedence than it can frequently be in sleepy Washington County, Texas, the place now not a lot ever occurs besides.
Though it's changing into transparent that town isn't fairly as sleepy because it turns out. Martin Fletcher, Sissy's brother, turns out to think he's on a venture from God to elevate hell in Washington County. He and his companion, Dud Hughes, goal to begin small, with armed theft, and paintings their means as much as larger issues, yet an inquiry into his sister's dying threatens to attract a bit extra consciousness his approach than he desires simply now.
As the temper starts to the shift within the city, 3 males placed their heads jointly to paintings the case: ex-Texas Ranger Jeremiah Spur, who's retired yet can't get the fun of the chase out of his blood; the present sheriff, Dewey Sharpe, who simply will not be as dumb as he seems; and Deputy Clyde Thomas, an African-American ex-Dallas cop who's most likely the savviest of the bunch. All in all, James Hime's The Night of the Dance, is a terrifically unique, jaunty, and action-packed debut from a author to observe.

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The Withdrawing Room (Kelling & Bittersohn, Book 2) by Charlotte MacLeod

By Charlotte MacLeod

Sarah Kelling is joyful her curmudgeonly complaining boarder Barnwell Augustus Quiffen was once squashed less than a subway teach, and appears ahead to a different resident in her old Boston brownstone. yet a wierd eyewitness insists Quiffen used to be driven. Sarah and her basement boarder, paintings historian Max Bittersohn, are a confirmed workforce in fixing homicide.

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Dying for a Cupcake (Devereaux Dime Store Mysteries, Book 4) by Denise Swanson

By Denise Swanson

When Devereaux "Dev" Sinclair hosts a cupcake contest at her five-and-dime shop, she discovers that somebody is simply loss of life to win...

Kizzy Cutler unearths it so scrumptious to be again in her fatherland of Shadow Bend, Missouri, that she turns out to have forgotten why she fled 20 years in the past. For now, she's excited to kick off her new line of cupcakes with a contest, which Dev has agreed to host in her store. yet sooner than the 1st yummy cupcake is even baked, Kizzy's assistant Fallon dies from a mysterious ailment.

While the health worker makes an attempt to find what killed Fallon, Kizzy broadcasts that the express needs to pass on. despite the fact that after Kizzy escapes numerous close to misses, Dev is confident that somebody in Shadow Bend has it in for the Cupcake Queen. Is the key from her earlier so darkish a person nonetheless desires to kill her for it?

With an inventory of not-so-sweet suspects, Dev's in a race opposed to the timer to resolve the homicide ahead of another individual will get iced...

Includes a sneak top of the following Scumble River secret!

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The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Mysteries, Book 1) by Agatha Christie

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The homicide on the Vicarage used to be Christie’s first actual secret to add her hottest investigator—as a lifeless physique in a clergyman’s research proves to overlook Marple that no position, holy or in a different way, is a sanctuary from murder.

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