New Arrivals - Mystery
While promoting her shop at the annual fiber festival, Maggie Mesina, the head of the Black Sheep Knitting group, must unravel a tangled mystery involving llamas and murder when her friend Ellie's husband is accused of killing their crazy neighbor.
"Sarah Brandt is shattered when she learns that a woman has inquired at Hope's Daughters Mission for Catherine, the abandoned child she has taken as her daughter. The woman claims she was Catherine's nursemaid, now acting on behalf of the girl's mother to reunite them. Unwilling to simply hand Catherine over to a complete stranger, Sarah asks Malloy to investigate. But when he goes to interview the woman at her tenement in Chelsea, he finds she has been murdered. Though her death leaves Sarah's claim to Catherine unchallenged, her sense of justice compels her to work with Malloy to find the killer. Their search takes them from the marble mansions of the Upper West Side to the dilapidated dwellings of lower Manhattan and into the deepest and darkest secrets of Catherine's past. And while Malloy helps Sarah determine the fate of the child she loves, he faces a challenge of his own--and his decision could change both their lives forever..."--Provided by publisher.
Detective Inspector Cass Jones investigates three murders in economically-ravaged London, the third involving the supposed murder-suicide of his brother, sister-in-law and nephew, but becomes a suspect himself when he suggests they were killed by another person.
A victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods--then killed in a horrifying fashion. When medical examiner Sara Linton and her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding out who killed the pretty, impeccably dressed young woman. And for Sara and Jeffrey, a harrowing journey begins, one that will test their own turbulent relationship and draw dozens of lives into the case.
The final book Myers' Belgian Congo-set mystery series, this is the story of an all-girls boarding school for runaway child brides, and features events inspired by Myers' childhood in the Belgian Congo.
DA Kirsten Lord, part of the Witness Protection Progam after seeing her husband gunned down, confesses her secrets to psychologist Alan Gregory, putting both herself, her daughter, and Gregory into danger.
Three sisters--a blogger, a cab driver, and a stay-at home mom--investigate to try and clear their brother's name after he is accused of murder.
Detective Patrik Hedström tackles his toughest investigation yet when a string of suspicious deaths points to a potential serial killer who has turned his eye toward Fjallbacka and her dark forests, where two children vanished decades before.
"After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, the legendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man."--Dust jacket.
When his teenage daughter goes missing on a summer wilderness canoe trip to the Nahanni River, Inspector Michael Green is forced into unfamiliar territory. Unable to mobilize the local RCMP, he enlists the help of his long-time friend, Staff Sergeant Brian Sullivan, to accompany him to the Northwest Territories to look for themselves. Green is terrified. The park has thirty thousand square kilometres of wilderness and six hundred grizzlies. Even worse, Green soon discovers his daughter lied to him. The trip was organized not by a reputable tour company but by her new boyfriend Scott, a graduate geology student. When clues about Scott's past begin to drift in, Green, Sullivan, and two guides head into the wilderness. After the body of one of the group turns up at the bottom of a cliff, they begin to realize just what is at stake.--Provided by publisher.
A bizarre burglary involving jewels being dissolved in super-strong acid and a note with a square on it left behind sends Inspector Van In on a strange investigation involving Latin phrases, kidnapping, and stolen, priceless art.
While shooting a reality TV show on the site of a sixty-year-old unsolved axe murder, Brandy Borne and her motther Vivian, who will be starring in Antique Sleuths, must discover who chopped up the show's producer before they all end up in pieces.
When a paraplegic who recently won a huge casino jackpot dies in a house fire, all bets are off as deputy coroner Mattie Winston and detective Scott Hurley, convinced that he was murdered for his money, take a gamble on the wrong suspect.
Business lately has been deadly for Ike Kelly. Recent unexpected gunplay has left his agency to a single operative. John Henrty Cole is that operative. Kelly has received a letter from former lover Lydia Winslow who operates an escort service in the new mining camp of Deadwood in Dakota Territory. Three young women have been murdered since they arrived in camp. It is obviously a dangerous assignment and Cole is advised that he must take every precaution. Deadwood was the scene of the recent murder of the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Doc Holliday will be among the people Cole will have to regard as potential suspects.
While illegally digging for Anasazi pots in a cliff dwelling, Hubie grasps a human hand. He was hoping for an artifact, not a handshake and is puzzled by his discovery. The Anasazi did not bury their dead in their living quarters. A more pressing problem confronts him when he hears his truck drive away from the plain above the cliff. The rope he was planning to use to return to the surface was attached to the truck's winch. After a bizarre escape from the cliff dwelling, he is convinced to return by his sidekick Susannah who suspects the body was not a mummy but a contemporary person. But when Hubie descends a second time with her help, what he discovers defies all logic. It takes Hubie, Susannah, a coyote and Billy the Kid to finally figure out who was dead and why.
"Police detective Chad Detweiler is overjoyed to learn he's having a baby with Kiki Lowenstein. But when his estranged wife, Brenda, is found shot to death with bullets from his revolver, the proud papa-to-be finds himself up the creek without a lawyer. Meanwhile, Kiki and Dodie Goldfader are in for a surprise when an unidentified young woman bursts into their craft store claiming to have killed Dodie's son. Embarking on a memorial scrapbook project as a ruse to unravel the facts, Kiki can't stop herself from wondering if the man she loves is tangled up in murder"--From publisher description.
In Victorian London, Supt. Pitt of Scotland Yard investigates the murder of three apparently disparate victims: a band leader, a naval officer and a bus conductor. All three were beheaded. The case leaves him stumped, but fortunately there is his wife.
Retired Chief Inspector Peter Cammon travels to Canada to retrieve the body of a murdered Scotland Yard colleague who was brutally attacked, run over by a car, and then dumped into a canal -- all seemingly for the theft of three letters from the American Civil War era, one of which is signed by John Wilkes Booth. Meanwhile, Alice Nahri, the girlfriend of the dead man, looms over the investigation.
When a local baker gets run over by a big white Cadillac and her Granny stands accused of the crime, psychic Sunny Meadows refuses to ignore her visions and joins in the investigation despite Detective Mitch's objections.
While pursuing a puzzling mystery John Henry is shot up by robbers, bounty hunters, a vengeful Mexican family, and a cold-blooded killer. He also meets up with Doc Holiday and shares a cell with Calamity Jane.
Jack Reacher is back, dragged into what looks like a series of grisly serial murders by a team of FBI profilers who aren't totally sure he's not the killer they're looking for, but believe that even if he isn't, he's smart enough to help them find the real killer. And what they've got on the ex-MP is enough to ensure his grudging cooperation: phony charges stemming from Reacher's inadvertent involvement in a protection shakedown and the threat of harm to the woman he loves.
"Dwindling membership has the Village Quilters hanging by a thread, and group leader Meadow Downey is desperate to recruit some new folks. With Beatrice's blessing, she attempts to weave frequent quilt show judge Jo Paxton into their fold. As the town's irascible mail carrier, Jo delivers trouble wherever she goes. And with all that mail at her fingertips, she knows everyone's business. Soon Beatrice wonders if they've made the right choice. After a car accident sends Jo to meet her maker, it's discovered someone tampered with her brakes. Meadow believes someone's out to eradicate the Village Quilters, but Beatrice isn't so sure. Now she and her fellow quilters will have to piece together the clues, or a deadly killer might strike again"--From publisher description.
It is Christmas Eve and the Lee family's reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture, and a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed. When Hercule Poirot offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man.
When the world's foremost Templar historian commits suicide, leaving behind a clue about a secret hidden object in the famous chapel of Rosslyn, anthropologist Jess Silverton researches an ancient civilization linked to the foundations of Judaism and Buddhism.