THE LETTER WRITER Dan Fesperman Reviewed by Yvonne Klein
A recent transplant from North Carolina, police detective Woodrow Cain
is plunged instantly into the complicated relationships between
criminals and cops in the nervous days in the immediate aftermath of the
attack on Pearl Harbor.
THE MURDER OF MARY RUSSELL Laurie R. King Reviewed by PJ Coldren
The steadfast and calm demeanor of Mrs. Hudson hides a somewhat
turbulent past, which comes back to haunt not only her but those she loves.
DEATH SITS DOWN TO DINNER Tessa Arlen Reviewed by Meredith Frazier
Once again, Lady Montfort and Mrs Jackson investigate a murder among
London's pre-WWII high society, discovering unexpected betrayals and
plots that threaten not only their friends but the very future of England.
GOLD OF OUR FATHERS Kwei Quartey Reviewed by Barbara Fister
When Chief Inspector Darko Dawson is dispatched to a remote village in
Ghana where illegal gold mining is rampant, he soon finds himself
investigating the murder of a Chinese mine owner.
VIRAL Helen Fitzgerald Reviewed by Craig Sisterson
When the straitlaced adopted daughter of a Scottish judge accompanies
her wild sister on a trip to the Mediterranean, her life is irrevocably
changed. A night of drunken madness is caught on camera and shared with
the world, upturning everything she knows. But who should pay for what
REDEMPTION ROAD John Hart Reviewed by Sharon Mensing
A disgraced cop and a recently released prisoner must combine forces to
save those they love from a serial killer who is too close to home.
TWISTED RIVER Siobhan MacDonald Reviewed by Christine Zibas
When an Irish family decides to exchange homes with a Manhattan family
for the school holidays, family secrets catch up with them, and murder
MURDER AT THE 42ND ST LIBRARY Con Lehane Reviewed by Nicole Leclerc
The crime fiction librarian at the 42nd Street library becomes a sleuth
when a writer is inexplicably killed in the office of the library's
DUST UP Jon McGoran Reviewed by Caryn St Clair
A whistle-blower is murdered on the steps of a Philadelphia police
officer pulling the officer into a web of industrial espionage involving
genetically modified food
THE SILENCE OF THE SEA Yrsa Sigurdardóttir Reviewed by Lourdes Venard
When a luxury yacht returns to Iceland with no one onboard, lawyer Thóra
Gudmundsdóttir is pulled into the case to find out what happened to the
crew and family traveling with them.
A COLD WHITE FEAR R. J. Harlick Reviewed by Jim Napier
When Meg Harris opens the door of her isolated cabin in the woods, she
sets off a chain of events that involves murder, revenge, and a
desperate bid for survival.
THE GIRL FROM HOME Adam Mitzner Reviewed by Anne Corey
Jonathan Caine, a powerful Wall Street trader, believes he deserves
whatever he wants, but the loss of everything he has and a romance from
his past leads him to realize what he really wants in life, although his
crimes may destroy his chances at happiness.
FOOL ME ONCE Harlan Coben Reviewed by Christine Zibas
Life seems to be crashing around her with the death of her husband and
sister, when former military helicopter pilot Maya spies something
strange on her nanny cam.
THE MASQUERADING MAGICIAN Gigi Pandian Reviewed by PJ Coldren
In this second entry in the Accidental Alchemist series, immortal Zoe
Faust is still searching for the alchemical cure to keep her gargoyle
Dorian from returning to his original form: stone.
DATING DEATH Randy Rawls Reviewed by Diana Borse
Beth Bowman, Coral Lakes Florida PI acts as the bodyguard for a sleazy
local politician in order to encourage him to turn state's evidence
against some drug lords.
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