Murder Walks the Plank by Carolyn Hart

By Carolyn Hart

Annie Darling's homicide secret cruise within the waters off her not-always-idyllic isle of Broward's Rock goes swimmingly -- till one of many revelers plunges overboard. And regardless of hubby Max's brave rescue try out, fake homicide turns all too speedy into real-life demise. because the physique count number rises over the following couple of days, the preferred proprietress of the demise on call for bookstall starts off to suspect that every one the sufferers have been murdered such a lot foully, and they are all attached in a few unknown means. yet what intrepid crime solver Annie doesn't notice is that the killer she seeks is extra ingeniously effective than such a lot -- and the puzzle she needs to solve is, in fact, a time bomb full of an explosive mixture of arson, attack, kidnapping, theft ... and murder, naturally.

One fake step and Annie, Max, and their canny cohorts should be blown off Broward's Rock for good.

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Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith

By Alexander McCall Smith


Nothing captures the attraction of Edinburgh just like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie sequence of novels that includes the insatiably curious thinker and lady detective.  no matter if investigating a case or an issue of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, certainly one of fiction’s such a lot richly built novice detectives, is usually able to pursue the solutions to all of life’s questions, huge and small.

In this pleasant moment installment in Alexander McCall Smith’s bestselling detective sequence, the irrepressibly curious Isabel Dalhousie will get stuck up in a hugely strange affair of the heart.

When Isabel is requested to hide for traveling Cat at her delicatessen, Isabel meets a guy with a best challenge. He lately had a middle transplant and is abruptly haunted via stories of occasions that by no means occurred to him.The scenario piques her insatiable interest: may perhaps the stories be hooked up with the donor’s loss of life? certainly, Isabel’s pal Jamie thinks it really is none of Isabel’s company. in the meantime, Grace, Isabel’s housekeeper, has turn into infatuated with a guy at her spiritualist assembly, and Cat brings domestic an Italian lothario. That makes for a few rather difficult problems–both sensible and philosophical–for Isabel to solve during this drastically attractive and hugely strange mystery.

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The Stolen Crown: The Secret Marriage that Forever Changed by Susan Higginbotham

By Susan Higginbotham

Trapped within the Wars of the Roses, one girl reveals herself sister to the queen...and traitor to the crown "The Wars of the Roses come spectacularly to lifestyles in Susan Higginbotham's compelling new novel approximately Kate Woodville, sister to Queen Elizabeth of britain. A sweeping story of threat, treachery, and love, The Stolen Crown is very unlikely to place down!" -Michelle Moran, bestselling writer of Cleopatra's Daughter "A interesting and compelling examine a tumultuous period. Susan Higginbotham writes the ideal mixture of historic truth and fiction." -Elizabeth Kerri Mahon, writer of the Scandalous girls weblog Katherine Woodville's sister by no means gave her a call. a contented woman of modest skill, Kate not often anticipated to develop into a maker of kings. but if her sister abruptly marries King Edward IV in mystery, Katherine's lifestyles is not any longer hers to control... "A new King with a mystery Queen; love and tears, loyalty and turmoil. With a unmarried stroke, Susan Higginbotham transports her readers right into a vividly portrayed earlier, the place the turbulent lives of her characters develop into very genuine. most likely her top novel yet!" -Helen Hollick, writer of the Pendragon's Banner trilogy "A story of affection, palace intrigue, and betrayal...Susan Higginbotham attracts the reader lower than her spell, her characters shiny and actual: their voices, their loves, their losses. She brings the useless to life." -Christy English, writer of The Queen's Pawn (20100215)

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Vi Agra Falls by Mary Daheim

By Mary Daheim

Tucked away in a comfy cul-de-sac on Heraldsgate Hill, Judith McMonigle Flynn hopes for gentle crusing in her longtime function as an innkeeper. yet Judith's ability in facing visitors is matched purely by way of her knack for discovering corpses. secret fanatics who get pleasure from madcap mayhem may have no reservations approximately returning to Hillside Manor within the twenty-fourth Bed-and-Breakfast booklet from united states this present day bestselling writer Mary Daheim. Judith's worst nightmare comes actual while Vivian Flynn—husband Joe's first wife—moves again into the local, bringing alongside her most modern wife, Billy "Blunder" Buss, a former minor-league baseball participant who's decades more youthful than his shop-worn bride. nonetheless, the B&B enterprise goes good and the newlyweds are not inflicting difficulties for the Flynns. That likely calm summer time idyll is damaged whilst Vivian, who has develop into mysteriously prosperous, pronounces plans to rip down her personal apartment and the lately vacated bungalow round the corner so she will be able to construct an immense, undesirable residence. Judith, in addition to the remainder of the associates within the cul-de-sac, is up in hands, vowing to struggle the venture to the demise. Vivian's earlier catches up along with her while Frankie Buss involves city. Billy and Frankie's overdue father, aged Oklahoma rancher Potsy Buss, used to be married to Vivian for 9 months prior to demise and bequeathing her his great wealth. Frankie Buss intends to stir the pot of gold that Potsy left his widow, and he is attempting to reduce a take care of Vivian and her most modern mate, Billy. evidently, the place else may Frankie and his spouse, Marva Lou, remain yet at Hillside Manor? and of course, someone exams out . . . completely. The "somebody" isn't really a Buss loved one, and seems to be a "nobody" as the physique cannot be pointed out. to save lots of the B&B in addition to her sanity, Judith needs to work out not just who did it, yet who it was once who used to be came upon useless in Vivian's yard.

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Seduced by the Storm (ACRO, Book 3) by Sydney Croft

By Sydney Croft

They met in a steamy Florida bar—then spent an evening of mind-bending ardour. mystery brokers who every one own particular telekinetic gifts—and whose mixed sexual powers go away neither of them unscathed. For ex-Navy SEAL Wyatt Kennedy, assigned via the service provider for Covert infrequent Operatives to the main treacherous project of his occupation, the lady in black leather-based and lace has simply turn into greater than a one-night stand. simply because religion Black is the only real barrier to the good fortune of his mission—and now not even Wyatt’s mythical seduction abilities can penetrate her deep cover.Faith’s psychic presents make her one of many world’s most deadly women—but she hides a mystery ache she stocks with out one. till Wyatt. And religion has an time table of her personal: utilizing her particular powers to save lots of anyone just about her—a movement that pits her opposed to a guy she inspiration she’d by no means see back. For as a perilous storm is unleashed around the japanese seaboard, hope reignites among religion and Wyatt, exposing secrets and techniques that thrust them either into harm’s method. With the storm sweeping closer—and their erotic starvation for every different growing—these cautious hearts needs to come jointly to heal, to belief . . . and to harness the ability of a hurricane that can eat every little thing in its direction.

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Girls in Trucks by Katie Crouch

By Katie Crouch

Sarah Walters, the narrator of women IN vans, is a reluctant Camellia Society debutante. She has continually felt ill-fitted to the rococo methods of Southern womanhood and kinfolk, and is worried to shake the bonds of her early life. nonetheless, she follows the normal course laid out for her. this can be Charleston, and during this attractive, darkish, segregated city, proven ideas and manners suggest every little thing.

But as Sarah grows older, she reveals that her Camellia classes fail her, really as she is going to school, strikes North, and navigates love and lifestyles in long island. There, Sarah and her workforce of displaced deb sisters attempt to outline themselves in the realities of contemporary existence. Heartbreak, dependancy, disappointing jobs and demise fail to stay as much as the hazy, satisfied destiny promised to them by means of their Camellia moms and sisters.

When a few unforeseen bumps within the road--an unplanned start, a kin death--lead Sarah again domestic, she's pressured to take one other lengthy examine the fading empire of her formative years. It takes an odd flip of occasions to eventually floor Sarah adequate to make a few critical offerings. And in simple terms then does she observe that up to she attempted to disclaim it, the place she comes from will consistently have an effect on the place she finally ends up. The motto of her girlhood cotillion society, "Once a Camellia, continuously a Camellia," might prove to have extra knowledge and pull to it than she ever can have guessed.

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Suddenly by Barbara Delinsky

By Barbara Delinsky

From the hot York occasions bestselling writer of greater than acquaintances comes an emotionally charged novel that displays upon the implications of 1 irrevocable act. within the idyllic small city of Tucker, Vermont, existence flows at a rhythmic speed for pediatrician Paige Pfeiffer. but if Mara O'Neill, her ally and scientific companion, inexplicably kills herself, Paige's cozy existence is all of sudden shattered. briefly taking good care of Mara's newly followed child daughter whereas she involves grips together with her grief, Paige clings to the wish that, in time, her orderly existence will go back. What she hadn't counted on have been the unforeseen pleasures that frequently include switch, together with the contact of a guy who deals Paige issues she by no means suggestion she sought after. She hadn't counted on discovering the which means of existence within the dying of a pal. for everybody who has ever made a decision among what's and what should be, Barbara Delinsky unveils a very relocating present from the guts that captures one woman's tale and finally speaks to us all.

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Maybe this time by Kathleen Gilles Seidel

By Kathleen Gilles Seidel

It has been 15 years for the reason that Emily has noticeable Jeff, her highschool love, and their ally, Woody. Now a profitable activities agent for considered one of Chicago's best agencies, Emily feels she's ultimately made it on her personal. Then, instantly, she hears Woody on a overdue evening radio exhibit. His voice speaks in their bittersweet previous, beckoning Emily to discover Jeff once more.

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Natural Born Charmer by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

By Susan Elizabeth Phillips

It wasn't on a daily basis a man observed a headless beaver marching down the aspect of a highway, no longer even in Chicago Stars quarterback Dean Robillard's larger-than-life international. He slammed at the brakes of his brand-new Aston Martin Vanquish and pulled over in entrance of her. The beaver marched correct prior, her sizeable, flat tail bouncing within the gravel, and her small, sharp nostril caught up within the air. manner up. The beaver appeared hugely pissed . . . She was once certainly a lady beaver simply because her beaver head was once lacking, revealing sweaty, darkish hair pulled right into a scraggly ponytail. He'd been praying for a bit distraction from his personal miserable corporation, so he threw open the door and stepped out onto the shoulder of the Colorado highway . . . humorous, attractive, and touching—Natural Born Charmer is the unforgettable love tale of a golden boy who may be wasting his luster and a lively lady who is discovered by no means to depend upon someone yet herself.

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