Spoiler alert: The new Joanne Fluke mystery provides answers to the last few. Read the others first, or plunge into this one and suffer the consequences.
“It’s a foregone conclusion that adults picking up The Golden Tresses of the Dead are sneakily opening up the book on their own, under the covers at night.”
At first read, Diane A. S. Stuckart’s new book Fool’s Moon is a questionable read, with most of the story written from a cat’s point of view.
“sure to whet the appetites of whodunit lovers. Set with colorful and charming characters, the plot offers a bit of humor . . .”
Mary Higgins Clark readers know exactly what they are going to get.
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series is in its 20th year, and the 19th novel is The Colors of All the Cattle. For fans of the series, the new book doesn’t disappoint.
Fans of the Murder, She Wrote TV series and made for TV movies will enjoy Murder, She Wrote: Manuscript for Murder. It takes the reader right back to where the series left off, wi
“A comedy of criminal errors with a Monty Pythonesque flavor, written with the author’s tongue firmly implanted in cheek.”
“From the decadence of high-society balls, to the swankiness of Belmont horse racing, murder and scandals abound.”
“a slow-paced chronicle of abduction and murder with some very dramatic high points giving the victim’s point of view”
“an example of a single event taking precedence over a more monumental one.”
“Though these provincially-based stories aren’t true ‘culinary mysteries,’ the reader will have the vicarious delight of seeing a crime solved and becoming a gourmand in the process.”
For fans of the TV series, Murder, She Wrote, this latest entry in the written series by the same name has everything they will need to travel back in time and revisit Cabot Cove.
“a tale of how a single decision can change a life—or end it forever.”
Con Lehane, in his recent mystery Murder in the Manuscript Room has enough twists and turns to keep any reader interested.
Alyssa Maxwell’s A Devious Death is the third in her A Lady and Lady’s Maid Mysteries.
In A Case of Syrah, Syrah, author Nancy J. Parra sets the scene for a good cozy mystery.
“captures the mood and flavor of the times, while providing a captivating and engrossing mystery . . .”
In book four of the Under Suspicion series, Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke take the reader on another gripping journey with Laurie Moran, star of the reality TV show Under Suspicion.
“bursting with southern charm and sultry atmosphere. A splendid series debut that won’t disappoint readers who love old school murder mysteries.”
“Elizabeth Peters . . . has always shown expertise in mixing archaeological history with the adventure of a murder mystery.”
It’s hard to believe there is crime in Washington, DC’s upper crust society, but Colleen J. Shogan’s Calamity at the Continental Club brings it front and center.
“combines the intrigue of an archaeological event and the joy of an upcoming wedding with the machinations of a political thriller . . .”
“In Farleigh Field delivers the same entertainment mixed with intellectual intrigue and realistic setting for which Bowen has earned awards . . .”
Plaid and Plagiarism by Molly MacRae is the first in the new Highland Bookshop Mystery Series.