While out walking Sarge,her sister’s bichon frise,Tricia is led by the agitated dog to a man lying in a gazebo.She’s startled when she recognizes Pete Renquist,the president of the Stoneham Historical Society,who appears to be suffering from cardiac arrest.When Pete later dies in the hospital,the discovery of a suspicious bruise and a puncture mark on his arm suggests he may have been murdered.Haunted by Pete’s enigmatic last words to her,Tricia begins to consider who had a motive to kill her friend.Did Pete take his flirting too far,only to have a jealous husband teach him a lesson? Or did he discover something in the town’s historical records that his killer wanted kept secret? Tricia is determined to get to the bottom of things before someone else becomes history…
AUTHOR: LORNA BARRETT
TITLE: A FATAL CHAPTER
GENRE: Mystery & Suspence
Before DI Hero Nelson has the chance to get used to his new role as a father to brand-new twins,a murder investigation steals his attention.When a second victim is discovered on his patch,Hero has his eye on a single perpetrator for both murders but the suspect has a solid alibi for both crimes.Hero continues his investigation until he obtains a surprising end result.
AUTHOR: M. A. COMLEY
TITLE: END RESULT
When novelist Theo Kendal inherits the remote fenland house in which his cousin Charmery was murdered,he believes it will bring him closer to the truth about her death.It will also be the ideal place to finish his new book.
But the bleak Fenn House is a lonely and sometimes uncomfortable place to spend the winter.And the strangest thing is that Theo’s new novel seems to be writing itself and heading in an unplanned direction.Theo finds himself describing a young boy called Matthew who lives in constant fear of a visit from the cold-eyed men.Struggling to understand the dangerous secrets that surround him and his family,Matthew inhabits a terrifying world where people die in macabre circumstances,where they can be imprisoned without trial or reason,their identities wiped from the world forever.Then Theo discovers that Matthew and his family really existed,part of a dark and violent segment of recent history that threatens to reach across the years to tear his life apart.And somehow it all connects to the death of his cousin Charmery…
AUTHOR: SARAH RAYNE
TITLE: HOUSE OF THE LOST