Quiet Neighbors: A Novel

Written by Catriona McPherson Half way through Catriona McPherson’s Quiet Neighbors I felt compelled to go to Goodgle and find out if Wigtown is a real place. I’m happy to report that the small Scottish village full of second hand bookstores does exist. We could all go there though I doubt the experience will be […]

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Little Pretty Things

Written by Lori Rader-Day AMATEUR SLEUTH. What happens to the girl who always comes in second? Juliet “Jules” Townsend was a brilliant high school track star who broke state records. Unfortunately that was not good enough to win. Her best friend Madeleine “Maddy” Bell beat her in every race. The silver cups in the lobby […]

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Blood Orange

Written by Susan Wittig Albert AMATEUR SLEUTH. China Bayles doesn’t like her best friend Ruby’s sister Ramona—she privately refers to her as Ruby’s evil twin. But China’s herb shop Thyme and Seasons is right next door to Ruby’s new age store The Crystal Cave, and the two women share a tea room and a catering […]

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The Nadia Stafford series

Written by Kelley Armstrong HIT WOMAN. As Nadia Stafford, the heroine of this three book series (with an additional novella published in e-book this spring), is an ex-Canadian cop who owns and operates a wilderness lodge. As Dee she is a contract killer for the Thomasetti’s, a small traditional Mafia family from Boston. Dee’s mentor […]

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