By Edie Swihart
Together with her fledgling advertisements company brief on funds, Leigh Koslow made up our minds to her homegrown veterinary assistant abilities to moonlight on the neighborhood zoo-- purely to stumble onto a grisly crime scene at the back of the tiger convey. while she realizes that the sufferer used to be her boyfriend's frightening ex, issues appears undesirable. but if the police observe that the deceased used to be additionally Leigh's highschool nemesis, issues get plenty worse!"A witty story peopled with very a laugh characters"-- Romantic Times"Solid plotting and fascinating characters. Twists and turns abound."-- fortress Lauderdale solar Sentinel"Never Sorry is particularly entertaining."--Margaret Maron
By Beverly Connor
A girl dies lower than suspicious situations, supposedly after discovering facts of her incarcerated brother's innocence. Now to turn out a potential homicide, Diane Fallon needs to root throughout the victim's kin secrets-and the numerous skeletons in her closet...
By Cynthia Baxter
Is a undeniable vet detective approximately to develop into an endangered species? It’s been over a decade in view that Jessica Popper spoke to vet-school good friend Erin Walsh. So while Erin calls instantly, Jess has the same opinion to satisfy her. while Erin doesn’t express, Jessie starts to suspect that her outdated friend was once creating a monkey out of her—until she learns that Erin was once murdered. Jessie can’t face up to becoming concerned, yet her sleuthing speedy pulls her right into a jungle of suspects. Did Erin’s husband, Ben, kill her – or was once it the eccentric lizard-loving coworker with whom she can have been monkeying round? was once Ben’s outrageously filthy rich new companion attempting to hide up a few monkey enterprise? Or was once it Erin’s bold boss, a uncommon primate professional decided to stay best banana in her box? With the killer going ape to stick hidden, even Jess’s natural tendencies would possibly not store her from a destiny extra deadly than a barrel of monkeys.…
By Mary Daheim
By Cara Black
Parisian P.I. Aimée Leduc reveals herself taking care of an deserted toddler whereas attempting to tune down the child’s lacking mother
Aimée Leduc is on a good paintings closing date while an nameless name leads her to an deserted little one in her building's courtyard. Aimée's look for little Stella's mom that might quickly have her at the run from a cold-hearted killer and embroiled in a clash among oil tycoons and environmental protesters.
Parisian deepest investigator Aimée Leduc is operating on a decent cut-off date for a cybersecurity agreement while she will get a cell name that disrupts all her growth. the feminine voice at the different finish begs Aimée to head out into her courtyard, insists that her lifestyles is at risk, that Aimée mustn't ever name the police, then hangs up. Aimée’s venture is in jeopardy, and her accomplice, René, should be livid if she botches this task, yet she can’t forget about the misery within the mysterious caller’s voice. That doesn’t suggest she’s ready for what she reveals within the courtyard, even though: a child child, wrapped in a blood-stained beaded jacket.
Aimée desires to song down the baby’s mom, but if a tender woman’s physique washes up within the Seine at the seashores of the Ile Saint-Louis, the little island the place Aimée herself lives, she realizes the placement is particularly risky. Paris has been rife with bomb threats associated with protesting environmental teams, and with a bit investigating Aimée turns into confident the newborn, the physique within the Seine, and the protests are one way or the other associated. now not that Aimée can have the funds for distraction from her paying paintings correct now--Leduc Detective is in undesirable monetary straits. yet regardless of themselves, Aimée and René have either fallen in love with the infant lady, whom Aimee nicknames Stella. taking good care of Stella’s needs—and maintaining her from whoever harm or killed her lacking mother—must take precedence over their laptop safety agreement with a tremendous exposure company. in the meantime, she’s following ends up in the infant’s mom that take her to an intensive dispossessed Polish prince, a neighborhood of homeless those who reside within the sewer caves of the Seine, and a pretty documentary movie maker. Can Aimée end her protection task, determine who Stella belongs to, music down the lacking mom, and shield herself and her buddies from the risk that's circling them, all whereas juggling a baby toddler?
By Lawrence Block
Bernie Rhodenbarr is de facto attempting to earn a decent residing. it has been a complete yr because he is entered anyone's dwelling house illegally to assist himself to their valuables. yet now an unscrupulous landlord's chance to extend Bernie's hire via 1,000% is riding the bookseller and reformed burglar again to a lifetime of crime -- although, within reason, it is a very brief journey. And while the police officers wrongly accuse him of stealing a invaluable choice of baseball playing cards, Bernie's caught with a valueless alibi when you consider that he was once busy burgling a special condominium on the time . . . person who occurred to include a useless physique locked inside of a rest room. So Bernie has a trouble. He can exchange a housebreaking cost for a homicide rap. Or he can shuffle all of the playing cards himself and check out to discover the joker within the deck -- a person, possibly, who believes that murder is the genuine nice American hobby.
By Leslie Meier
Among a hectic kinfolk and her tasks as a reporter for the Tinker's Cove Pennysaver, Lucy Stone may well use a holiday. So whilst a pal tells her a few journey to England backed through Winchester collage, she jumps on the likelihood for a women getaway. but if travel chief Professor George Temple dies mid-flight after an bronchial asthma assault, Lucy's joyful she packed her sleuthing talents. . .
In London, Professor Quentin Rea, a girls' guy and previous flirt of Lucy's, arrives to take over the tour--and she reveals that whereas his hairline has receded, his amorous intentions haven't. Lucy additionally starts to note bizarre habit between different individuals of the gang. And whilst she discovers them all have pasts attached to the past due Professor Temple, she suspects his demise used to be an complex act of revenge. Then one other travel member dies, and Lucy is unexpectedly ensnared in a bold scheme which can lead her to a mastermind of murder--or make her the subsequent sufferer. . .
"Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." –Chicago sunlight Times
"Leslie Meier has created a city i might wish to reside in and sleuth i would like to meet." –Jill Churchill
"Fans of Murder, She Wrote may are looking to do this most recent in a sequence that's good written and enjoyable."
–The Evansville Courier and Press
By Edie Swihart
Leigh's cousin Cara was once by no means informed the true cause as to why her father deserted her. yet regardless of an entire life puzzling over, she has no cause to hook up with the daddy she by no means knew with the truth that her once-doting husband is unexpectedly mendacity to her-much much less the lurking chance that threatens their very own younger son. however the connection is actual, and Leigh isn't really approximately to be swept up in the course of it... even if she desires to or not!"A well twisted tale.. gentle analyzing for a quiet evening."-I love a Mystery"A well-paced, solidly plotted mystery."--Mystery Reader
By French, Jackie
With either conventional and new recipes for chilli, this e-book describes the background and mythology surrounding this spice, and there's details at the a number of types, on cultivation, propagation and garage. Jackie French is the writer of ''Book of Thyme'', ''Book of Lavender'' and ''Book of Mint''
By Jonnie Jacobs
Whilst a neighborhood waitress and her younger daughter are murdered, the executive suspect's legal professional asks Kali, who's suffering to maintain her perform afloat, to aid within the protection, and she or he discovers the darkish secrets and techniques that surrounded the sufferer.