Mysteries Book List

When you're ready for a new mystery, check out these titles.

Hooking for Trouble

Hooking for Trouble

Author: Betty Hechtman
Publication Date: 2016-11-01

When she believes she has witnessed a murder, Molly Pink, the founder of the Tarzana Hookers Yarn University, calls in her ex, homicide detective Barry Greenberg, who reports that nothing is amiss, forcing her to unravel the clues herself to find the truth.

Yappy Hour

Yappy Hour

Author: Diana Orgain
Publication Date: 2016-11-03

While serving Doggie Daiquiris and Muttguaritas for her sister, who has mysteriously left town, Maggie, who is neither pet friendly nor business savvy, stumbles upon a dead body and must rely on help from a group of dog-loving friends to solve the mystery and save the bar.

The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha

The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha

Author: Joanna Carl
Publication Date: 2016-11-01

Hiring a klutzy basket case to help her through a busy Easter season at TenHuis Chocolade, Lee is delighted by her new helper's technical skills until the arrivals of numerous family members bring drama and murder into the store.

Turbo Twenty-Three

Turbo Twenty-Three

Author: Janet Evanovich
Publication Date: 2016-11-15

When Larry Virgil skips town before his latest court date, leaving behind a hijacked freezer truck loaded with ice cream and a dead body, Stephanie Plum goes undercover at the ice cream factory to discover who is killing the employees and sabotaging the business.

Chaos

Chaos

Author: Patricia Cornwell
Publication Date: 2016-11-15

Suspicious of a bizarre death by lightning strike, Cambridge forensics examiner Kay Scarpetta identifies links between the case and a series of poetry emails being sent to her by an anonymous cyber-stalker who has gained access to Kay's personal information.

Egg Drop Dead

Egg Drop Dead

Author: Laura Childs
Publication Date: 2016-12-06

Visiting a local dairy farm to pick up some cheese for the Cackleberry Club Cafe, Suzanne stumbles on the body of farmer Mike Mullen, and she and her fellow cafe co-owners Petra and Toni vow to find the murderer.

Glow of Death

Glow of Death

Author: Jane Cleland
Publication Date: 2016-11-29

Delightedly appraising a genuine Tiffany lamp for a wealthy Rocky Point couple, Josie Prescott is dismayed when the wife is subsequently killed and she discovers that both the identity of the victim and the story about the Tiffany lamp were carefully constructed lies.

Curried Away

Curried Away

Author: Gail Oust
Publication Date: 2016-12-13

When an Indian cuisine demonstration at her spice shop is interrupted by the murder of the unpopular director of a local theater production, Piper Prescott sifts through a rash of suspects to clear the name of her accused best friend, Reba Mae.

Plaid and Plagiarism

Plaid and Plagiarism

Author: Molly MacRae
Publication Date: 2016-12-06

When the murder of a surprisingly hated local disrupts preparations for the annual Inversgail Literature Festival in Scotland, the owner of a new bookshop and an ambitious investigative reporter comb through the victim's hate mail for clues about who was the killer.

The Cat Sitter and the Canary

The Cat Sitter and the Canary

Author: Blaize Clement
Publication Date: 2016-12-12

Caring for a kitty regular with her Lhasa Apso sidekick, Dixie discovers a dead body in the parlor of her client's home before being trapped in a maze of intrigue and danger that implicates her in a series of deaths.

Death by Tea

Death by Tea

Author: Alex Erickson
Publication Date: 2016-11-24

Mystery lovers have descended on Pine Hills for this year's book club competition, to be held at Krissy Hancock's bookstore café, but the killer in their midst seems determined to outwit all the armchair sleuths—and send Krissy to the remainder bin forever.

Iced Under

Iced Under

Author: Barbara Ross
Publication Date: 2016-12-27

When her great-grandmother’s black diamond necklace that disappeared in the 1920s arrives in the mail, Julia, the proprietor of the Snowden Family Clambake Company, must solve the mystery surrounding the unexplained death of her long-lost cousin in order to protect her mother’s inheritance.

Dead Cold Brew

Dead Cold Brew

Author: Cleo Coyle
Publication Date: 2017-01-10

A happy engagement between Clare and her NYPD detective boyfriend is hampered by a mysterious inheritance, the poisoning of their ring designer and a cold case involving a sunken ship, an Italian curse, a charming jewel thief and a shocking family secret.

Assault and Beret

Assault and Beret

Author: Jenn McKinlay
Publication Date: 2017-01-03

Searching for the man she impulsively eloped with years ago to have their marriage annulled, London milliner Vivian Tremont arrives in Paris where she and her best friend get involved in the search for a masterpiece stolen by a master of deception.

Rather Be the Devil

Rather Be the Devil

Author: Ian Rankin
Publication Date: 2017-01-31

Maverick investigator John Rebus gains dangerous enemies upon reopening a cold case from the 1970s involving the murder of a wealthy socialite.

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