Mysteries Book List

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

Murder in the Bowery

Murder in the Bowery

Author: Victoria Thompson
Publication Date: 2017-05-02

Frank Malloy and Sarah Brandt investigate the death of a newsboy named Freddie after his brother Will Bert spins a tale of deceit involving a recently deceased young society woman.

Walking on My Grave

Walking on My Grave

Author: Carolyn Hart
Publication Date: 2017-05-02

When Ves Roundtree, a wealthy shop owner who has written several cash-strapped locals into her will, suffers a suspicious accident after hosting a dinner for the prospective beneficiaries, Annie and her husband, Max, race to identify the killer.

Song of the Lion

Song of the Lion

Author: Anne Hillerman
Publication Date: 2017-04-11

When a deadly bombing in the Shiprock High School parking lot is discovered to be part of a terrorist plot to disrupt peaceful negotiations between the Hopi and Dine tribes, retired Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn discovers links between the bombing and a cold case from earlier in his career.

Sticks and Bones

Sticks and Bones

Author: Carolyn Haines
Publication Date: 2017-05-16

Clashing with an arrogant local writer whose best-selling memoir is being turned into a documentary, private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney is hired by the film crew to discern the truth about the writer's story only to find herself targeted by someone who would kill to protect a long-held secret.

Death by Vanilla Latte

Death by Vanilla Latte

Author: Alex Erickson
Publication Date: 2017-05-30

When her father, a famed mystery writer, shows up at her café, stirring up trouble, Krissy Hancock must prove his innocence in the murder of his boorish agent, while fending off one of his obsessed fans who is determined to lock him away for safekeeping, which gets her into some hot water.

Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse

Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse

Author: Nancy Atherton
Publication Date: 2017-05-30

Staying happily at home with Bess while her husband and sons go camping during spring break, Lori joins a local widow's quilting bee and learns a startling secret about the woman's first husband's death

A Hiss Before Dying

A Hiss Before Dying

Author: Rita Mae Brown
Publication Date: 2017-05-30

When Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen--together with her feline companions--investigates two seemingly unrelated deaths in her Blue Ridge Mountain community, she discovers a trail of clues connected to Virginia's post-revolutionary past.

Only Skein Deep

Only Skein Deep

Author: Maggie Sefton
Publication Date: 2017-06-06

When the scandal-marked young wife of a banking scion is found dead on the greens at a local golfing club, pregnant Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters race the clock to identify an unhinged killer in their midst.

Once Upon a Spine

Once Upon a Spine

Author: Kate Carlisle
Publication Date: 2017-06-06

A visit by in-laws, a plan to demolish the charming shops across the street in favor of a high-rise, a string of petty vandalism, and a dispute over a rare book overwhelm Brooklyn and Derek, who become embroiled in the case of a suspicious death.

A Just Clause

A Just Clause

Author: Lorna Barrett
Publication Date: 2017-06-13

Surprised by a visit from their father, a con man who has served jail time, mystery bookstore owner Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, investigate when he is implicated in a shocking murder

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