By Charles Atkins
By Marshall Cook
Pompous, self-important author Fletcher Downs was once purported to be the writer-in-residence on the writing workshop; he was once alleged to educate a school room filled with hopefuls the right way to write a good mystery--but he hadn't meant to coach by means of instance. Now Fletcher's useless, and Mo (and the opposite scholars on the writing retreat) are confronted with a real-life secret. Who killed their instructor, and may the killer strike again?
By Edith Maxwell
May has been whatever yet merry for Cam thus far. Her mom and dad have arrived all of sudden and her plants are at risk of withering away. yet all of that’s not anything in comparison to the awful destiny that lies in shop for one in every of her associates. Nicole Kingsbury is the proud proprietor of the town’s new hydroponic greenhouse. She claims the method may be a hundred% natural, yet she makes use of chemical substances to feed her plants. To Cam’s shock, her mom embarrasses her via organizing a chain of loud public protests opposed to Nicole’s operation.
When Nicole is located lifeless in a vat of hydroponic slurry—clutching one other set of rosary beads—Detective Pete Pappas has a new homicide to unravel. Showers should be scarce this spring, yet there’s no scarcity of suspects, together with the useless woman’s embittered ex‑husband, the opposite guy whose affair ruined their marriage, and Cam’s personal mom. fortunate for Cam, her father seems to have a knack for sleuthing—not to point out facing chickens. Will he and Cam have the ability to transparent Mrs. Flaherty’s identify ahead of the killer moves again?
PRAISE FOR THE MYSTERIES OF EDITH MAXWELL!
MURDER such a lot FOWL
“Another clever installment during this strange comfortable sequence. Maxwell retains the discussion as clean as Cam’s produce during this great mixture of comfortable atmosphere and a pragmatic tale of greed and hidden secrets.” —Booklist
“Entertaining . . . comfortable enthusiasts will take pleasure in spending time with Cam and friends.” —Publishers Weekly
FARMED AND DANGEROUS
“Quirky characters, plenty of natural farming suggestions, and a well-developed secret make this Cam’s most sensible day out yet.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Maxwell’s feisty heroine and the fascinating historical past element at the realities of natural farming mixture to carry a shrewdpermanent, twisting secret . . . enthusiasts of different mysteries related to natural farming, or of foodie mysteries often, will locate lots to take pleasure in here.” —Booklist
“For all comfortable readers, particularly lovers of Joanne Fluke and Diane Mott Davidson.” —Library Journal
‘TIL airborne dirt and dust DO US PART
“There are lots of farming-based cozies out there this day, yet this one stands out.” —Booklist
“A most pleasurable examine natural farming with a few fascinating characters and cooking feedback thrown in.” —Kirkus Reviews
A TINE TO dwell, A TINE TO DIE
“With an insider’s examine natural farming and a faithful, chronic heroine, Maxwell bargains a chain that comfortable secret lovers will root for.” —Lucy Burdette, writer of Fatal Reservations
By Jerrod Begora
Three siblings desire one another, yet can’t see earlier their very own difficulties to get the assistance they wish. Samuel is a twenty-year-old sophomore in collage who hopes to alter the area, yet his beliefs constantly blow up in his face. His convictions are demonstrated whilst he impregnates his ex-girlfriend and rescues a prostitute. Marco is a highschool soccer celebrity. After figuring out that his teammates hate him a result of colour of his dermis, he falls into melancholy and units out on a quest to save lots of his estranged delivery mom. Their sister, Lorelei, is a spunky and defiant teenager passionate about comedian books. Her Down syndrome turns into her maximum asset while she turns into a superhero vampire slayer and saves the day.
By Sherlyn Stahr
By Eileen Watkins
With no identification for his puppy, an agitated younger guy indicates up at Cassie's comfortable Cats claiming his apartment has burned down and he must board his giant, brown cat, Ayesha. yet after a tub washes dye out of the cat's coat and divulges attractive spots, Cassie suspects the exotic-looking tom cat may well in reality be a worthy Bengal exhibit cat, in all probability stolen. while, there are rumored sightings of a "wild cat" within the hills of Chadwick, New Jersey. may well there be a connection?
When Ayesha's alleged proprietor turns up useless, it seems like whoever desires the gorgeous Bengal isn't pussyfooting round. operating with the police, Cassie and her employees have to be cautious to not display the purloined purebred's whereabouts whereas they discreetly make questions to cat breeders to discover her actual proprietors. yet after a break-in try rattles Cassie's cage, it really is transparent anyone allow the cat out of the bag. And while a moment physique is located, it truly is as much as Cassie to identify the killer, who will be grooming her to be the following sufferer . . .
By Max Daugherty
Disguised as an uneducated and a bit of wild youngster, she meets a mysterious baby who pleads along with her to embark on a twisted experience to resolve previous murders. yet how will Carlie Smith continue her secrets and techniques hidden as she untangles an interwoven tapestry of premature deaths to resolve the last word conspiracy?
By Bonnie Hearn Hill
When equipment Doyle’s near-perfect mom tells her in regards to the letter she’s written and locked away – a letter to be learn in simple terms ‘if something may still occur’ to her – package thinks she’s being melodramatic. however the subsequent day Kit’s mom is useless – and what she reads in that letter will swap Kit’s lifestyles forever.
Armed with not anything however the mystery letter, a tight-lipped father, and a few sturdy neighbors on the radio station the place she works, equipment units out to profit the reality in regards to the shady earlier her mom has stored hidden for therefore many years.
But while a useless physique turns up, package realizes that at the very least one individual is set to forestall her checking out the reality – no matter what it takes.
By Donna Andrews
Andrews soars into summer time with a artful new Meg Langslow mystery.
Gone Gull brings readers yet one more knee-slapping event full of New York instances bestselling writer Donna Andrews’ forged of wacky characters.
Meg is spending the summer season on the Biscuit Mountain Craft heart, supporting her grandmother Cordelia run the studios. yet a person is committing acts of vandalism, threatening to wreck the newly-opened center’s popularity. Is it the paintings of a rival heart? Have the builders who are looking to construct a inn atop Biscuit Mountain discovered a brand new tactic to strain Cordelia into promoting? Or is the true objective Meg’s grandfather, who issues out that any variety of environmentally irresponsible humans and companies can have it in for him?
While Meg is making an attempt to trace down the vandal, her grandfather is extra drawn to finding a unprecedented gull. Their missions collide whilst a physique is located in a single of the lecture rooms. Can Meg determine the vandal and the assassin in time to avoid wasting the center’s name—while aiding her grandfather music down and rescue his liked gulls?