By Carol Higgins Clark
The ny Times bestseller that Nelson DeMille stated "will keep...readers entranced and entertained from disguise to cover."
Savvy younger l. a. P.I. Regan Reilly faces an strange problem while she will get an pressing name from Lilac Weldon, proprietor -- along with her hippie brothers -- of the run-down California vineyard Altered States. Lilac asks Regan to discover her actress daughter, Whitney, AKA "Freshness," in time to wait the marriage of Lilac's filthy rich aunt Lucretia Standish, a 93-year-old silent-film superstar. The Weldons have realized from a mystery resource that every friend will obtain a present of $2 million from Lucretia -- yet provided that all of them attend.
Lucretia's bridegroom, a 46-year-old con guy and previous actor, is aware he needs to retain Whitney away; they've got met ahead of and she or he is smart to his online game. How Regan foils his plot makes for a thrilling climax to this comedian suspense novel, jam-packed with Carol Higgins Clark's inimitable characters.
By Anna Katharine Green
The Golden Slipper and different difficulties for Violet unusual Anna Katharine eco-friendly (1846-1935) was once an American poet and novelist. She used to be one of many first writers of detective fiction in the US and exclusive herself through writing good plotted, legally exact tales. She is credited with shaping detective fiction into its vintage shape, and constructing the sequence detective. Her major personality used to be detective Ebenezer Gryce of the hot York Metropolitan Police strength, yet in 3 novels he's assisted by way of the nosy society spinster Amelia Butterworth, the prototype for leave out Marple, leave out Silver and different creations. She additionally invented the 'girl detective': within the personality of Violet unusual, a debutante with a mystery lifestyles as a sleuth.
By Deborah Donnelly
You are cordially invited. . . . Don’t leave out novice detective Carnegie Kincaid, specialist in all issues matrimony and homicide, within the Hallmark unique movie Wedding Planner Mystery on Hallmark videos & Mysteries!
On picturesque San Juan Island, love and lavender are within the air. So, regrettably, are jealousy, pettiness . . . and homicide. marriage ceremony planner Carnegie Kincaid has come to the Puget Sound paradise to supervise her most sensible friend’s marriage ceremony. but if her personal mom publicizes her engagement to an area millionaire, Carnegie inherits greater than antagonistic about-to-be stepsisters and a brand new father she doesn’t particularly belief.
Juggling police officers and caterers, mystery fans and sullen in-laws, Carnegie unearths a season of affection in an idyllic atmosphere changing into chaos. but if the millionaire’s key worker turns up useless and the neighborhood police—including one attractive blond hunk of a deputy—start respiring down her neck, can she cease a fit made in heaven from changing into a call for participation to homicide?
By Deborah Donnelly
You are cordially invited. . . . Don’t omit novice detective Carnegie Kincaid, specialist in all issues matrimony and homicide, within the Hallmark unique movie Wedding Planner Mystery on Hallmark videos & Mysteries!
A KILLER BACHELOR PARTY
Carnegie Kincaid plans weddings, now not stag events. while a consumer asks Carnegie to regulate a pre-wedding blow-out—complete with a stripper—she tactfully refuses the activity. So why is Carnegie peering via binoculars throughout the Seattle send Canal, staring at a shapely Santa Claus flip bare within a hip dockside bistro? simply because her personal major other—with whom she is having a few major differences—is on the get together too. And, so it seems, is a killer. while the physique of the groom’s top guy is pulled from the canal the next day to come, serious questions come up. What did Carnegie quite see via her binoculars? extra very important: What will she inform the police she observed? As a marriage planner, Carnegie has her connections to keep up, and prior to she issues Seattle’s most interesting to a couple in all probability blameless suspects, she’ll look at the crime herself. yet whereas Carnegie is snooping round, be aware of a witness has gotten out—and now a killer is staring at her.
By Kathy Hogan Trocheck
Refusing to think that her cousin's mysterious dying have been an coincidence, expert housecleaner Callahan Garrity starts a deepest research of Atlanta's internal urban and the shady bargains of her cousin's husband. Reprint. PW.
By Elizabeth Peters
“Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it’s Amelia—in wit and daring—by a landslide.”
—New York occasions booklet Review
Intrepid archaeologist and better sleuth Amelia Peabody returns in A River within the Sky. during this breathtaking new experience, New York Times bestselling Grand grasp Elizabeth Peters transports the indomitable Amelia and her kinfolk, the Emersons, from their ordinary milieu, early twentieth-century Egypt, to an exciting—and dangerous—new locale: Palestine! A story filled with surroundings, intrigue, and thrills, A River within the Sky is extra facts that “Peters has few competitors” (Houston Chronicle).
By Cleo Coyle
Whilst one in all her baristas unwittingly serves a toxic latte to a widespread determine at the model scene, Clare Cosi needs to discover a few jolting secrets and techniques to save lots of her store.
By Mary Daheim
By Kathy Hogan Trocheck
By B. B. Haywood
Issues begin to boil over on the annual Lobster Stew Cook-Off whilst an award-winning recipe is stolen and a seven-time contest champion mysteriously disappears-leaving sweet no selection yet to determine who in Cape Willington, Maine, might get steamed adequate to wreck the legislation.