By Louise Gaylord
After 15 years, Allie Armington returns to her aunt Sallie’s idyllic cottage retreat within the Adirondacks the place she spent such a lot of her formative years summers. till the twist of fate, that's. yet rather than the chuffed reunion she’s awaiting, she reveals Sallie’s mangled physique and her cousin Arlene certain, gagged, and drugged.
The close-knit group of July 4th to exertions Day citizens on the Hotanawa compound attempts to painting the tragedy as a suicide to maintain issues out of the inside track. Allie understands greater. There’s been foul play, but the police officers have all yet closed the case.
To transparent her aunt’s attractiveness, Allie’s received to navigate her approach round a compromised police division, filthy rich acquaintances with agendas, a cousin who’s changed into a meth head, and a drug conspiracy that simply will get stranger and stranger—especially because the good-looking drug cop is an best friend in a single second and a suspected conspirator the next.
Populated with friends you're keen on to hate, youth ex-crushes you’d hate to like, and friends and family who advertise extra difficulties than recommendations, darkish Lake brings us an up shut examine summer season existence within the Adirondacks and Allie at her best.
By Kerry Bunnell
Download Pastorin Viveka und das tödliche Kaffeekränzchen: Roman (Ein by Annette Haaland,Katrin Frey PDF
By Annette Haaland,Katrin Frey
Viveka ist Pastorin in einem beschaulichen schwedischen Vorort. Die alten Frauen ihrer Gemeinde treffen sich wöchentlich in ihrer Kirche zu Kaffee und Kuchen. Doch die Idylle trügt - die Damen lästern, used to be das Zeug hält. Viveka hat genug, sie will nicht mehr nett zu allen sein. Heimlich rebelliert sie und trägt unter ihrem Pastorinnengewand T-Shirts mit aufmüpfigen Aufschriften. Das Kaffeekränzchen wird allerdings jäh dezimiert: Eine der alten Damen wird vergiftet. Viveka steht plötzlich unter Mordverdacht. Sie selbst hat ja eher ihre Kaffeekranzdamen in Verdacht. guy weiß schließlich nie, was once in anderen Menschen vorgeht. Besonders nicht in alten Damen ...
„Ein tolles Debüt mit hohem Gemütlichkeitsfaktor. intestine geschrieben, unterhaltsam, mit genau der richtigen Dosis Spannung und treffenden Überlegungen darüber, was once es bedeutet, eine Frau (oder ein Mann) zu sein, die (oder der) mitten im Leben steht.“ Femina
By Siobhan Kelly
Then, on a chilly October evening, e-book Ends,a significant major highway bookshop, burns down with the landlord, Alex’s buddy Barb, inside.As Alex grieves, her preliminary unease in regards to the hearth deepens right into a conviction that it was once arson. She digs into Barb’s earlier and reveals enemies there: an abusive ex-husband—a farmer embittered by way of their divorce—and in the direction of domestic, God’s Warriors, a secretive neighborhood men’s workforce: imagine Promise Keepers meets Ku Klux Klan.
occasionally she seems like a pass over Marple impersonator, yet Alex is decided to find who set the fireplace. Humor is helping her continue issues in point of view. She’s additionally helped by way of her wisecracking good friend Kathy (her teacher in Nebraska a hundred and one) and Chris, a stunning photographer to whom she is secretly, unwillingly attracted. yet an individual wishes them to prevent, and pranks strengthen into threats. to find the arsonist, Alex needs to decode the customarily mystifying tradition of Sherman, Nebraska, whose sunny floor conceals extra darkness than she’d bargained for. eventually, her research will strength her to confront this question: does a Jersey tomato belong in Nebraska dirt?
By Cynthia Baxter
Kate may be extremely joyful approximately establishing Lickety Splits Ice Cream Shoppe within the center of city. as a substitute her spirits soften like smooth serve in the summertime while she learns that her formative years frenemy, Ashley Winthrop, has began promoting frozen treats within the bakery around the road. seems, Ashley hasn’t sweetened for the reason that highschool. And, once more, she’s online game for a few very unfriendly pageant . . .
But sooner than Ashley can kill Kate’s new enterprise, a person kills Ashley—stabbing her to demise contained in the bakery. Worse, the homicide happens correct after the 2 opponents drew crowds with a heated argument, leaving half Wolfert’s Roost speculating that Kate used to be eventually driven over the sting . . .
With rumors swirling and her recognition in deep trouble, Kate is set to get the true scoop at the crime—even if it potential becoming a member of forces with a former flame. As she items jointly clues to a chilling scandal, Kate quickly realizes that she’ll desire far more than a sprinkle of wit if she desires to divulge the killer and stay to determine one other sundae . . .
Includes mouthwatering ice cream recipes from the Lickety Splits Ice Cream Shoppe!
By Allison Brook
The health worker unearths that poison is what did him in and Carrie feels accountable for having surged ahead with this system regardless of pushback from her director. pushed by means of guilt, Carrie’s decided to find who murdered the detective, confident it’s an analogous guy who killed Laura all these years in the past. fortunately for Carrie, she has a pleasant, a professional ghost by way of her facet. yet as she questions the shadows surrounding Laura's case, traumatic secrets and techniques come to gentle and with each one step Carrie takes, she will get towards finishing up like Al.
Now it truly is due or die for Carrie in loss of life past due the pleasant first in a brand new comfortable sequence through Allison Brook.
By J. A. Hennrikus
Sully needs to Get Her formative years pal Off the Naughty record ahead of They’re either Scrooged
When Edwina “Sully” Sullivan’s existence imploded, she left at the back of her task at the police strength and her untrue husband to begin a brand new existence because the normal supervisor of her place of origin theater, the Cliffside Theater Company.
For 5 years, she concerned with budgets rather than crime and saved the Cliffside operating along its mercurial inventive director. but if her youth good friend is suspected of killing his father, nobody is seeking one other perpetrator. So, in among preserving A Christmas Carol on price range and Scrooge sober, Sully dusts off her investigative abilities to discover a assassin. Her lives collide while her ex-husband arrives at the scene to play attorney and she’s pressured to confront her earlier to be able to keep her present.
By Beverly Ungar
By Patricia Morrison
Turn On, music In, Drop Dead…
Three Days of Peace, Music…and Murder.
When Rennie Stride and her neighbors burst off to this summer season rock pageant in rural upstate New York—a little weekend diversion known as Woodstock—the last item any of them expects to encounter is a lifeless physique. Or two.
Though at this aspect, in fact, it may be first thing they count on: popular journalist Rennie—also often called homicide Chick—seems to have a behind the scenes go to music-biz homicide. and she or he isn’t afraid to exploit it.
But while she encounters rock demise on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm, in the course of part one million humans and the best rock musicians of the age, and while humans she loves get stuck up in it, together with her personal betrothed, megastar guitarist Turk Wayland, she reveals herself correct again at the entrance traces as soon as again.
Patricia Kennealy Morrison is a retired rock critic—one of the 1st woman rock critics ever, a Founding mom of the genre—and the previous editor of Jazz & Pop journal. An award-winning, two-time Clio-nominated advert copywriter, she is the writer of The Keltiad science-fantasy sequence and the memoir “Strange Days: My lifestyles With and with no Jim Morrison”, whom she married in 1970.
She attended St. Bonaventure collage as a journalism significant and graduated from Harpur collage (now Binghamton collage) with a B.A. in English literature. She has additionally studied at NYU, Parsons institution of layout and Christ Church, college of Oxford.
She lives in long island City.
This is her fourteenth e-book and the 5th within the sequence The Rock & Roll Murders: The Rennie Stride Mysteries.