A young proprietor at Time Out Spa,Toby Baily,discovers his former lover naked and and dead on a massage table,more things are spoiled than just his white leather shoes.Detective Melba Reightman and partner Sam Jackson are called in to investigate and soon become embroiled in the most perplexing homicide case seen in years.
Toby was arrested for the murder of Geraldo Guzman,after a hunting knife engraved with his name on it was found in a load of wet laundry. He enlists the aid of Madame Zhou Li,practicing attorney and owner of Green Dragon Chinese Herbs and Teas.The peculiar octagenarian seems an unlikely choice to defend him,but soon prooves she has more than a few tricks up her sleeve. Toby joins forces with Reightman and Jackson and a shocking string of clues lead them closer to the killer.The badnews? Successfully solving the crime might unleash a firestorm on this Southern City and come at a price none of them are prepared to pay.
AUTHOR: JEFFERY CRAIG
TITLE: DONE RUBBED OUT
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Leslie Richards,a writer and her daughter has moved from New York to Pine Hollow to escape from her past and a bad relationship.Babies are getting kidnapped in Pine Hollow, Ankansas.Is Leslie Richards,the new woman in town and a damn Yankee?
Bates has to arrest someone before the mob bosses from Chicago come down for a big meeting in Hot Springs.The mob rules and owns Sheriff Bates.Despite a thin circumstantial evidence,corrupt Sheriff Bates decides maybe Leslie Richards is the one so he arrested her.She soon discovers that there is little peace for her in Pine Hollow.
AUTHOR: MARYANN MILLER
TITLE: BOXES FOR BEDS
Genre: Historical Mystery
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Beneath the surface of Nina Holt’s perfect marriage lurks a life of terror inflicted upon her by her politically powerful husband Michael and his brother Greg, a sadistic detective. For over a decade, they have managed to kepp Nina imprisoned, using her to satisfy their every whim.
When Sam imitates Michael’s violence by lashing out at her, Nina knows it’s time for both of them to escape before Sam truly turns into the monster Michael is groming him to become. In her haste to escape, she crashed her car and a kind motorist, Case Herder offers her help. Nina accepts,unaware that he has his own plans for her, igniting a deadly game of cat and mouse as they flee across Tasmania with Sam. As Michael and Greg relentlessly hunt them down to Cradle Mountain, Nina finds herself with nowhere left to run. Cornered, she has no choice but to face evil heed-on.
AUTHOR: DARCY DANIEL
TITLE: THE DEVIL’S CRADLE
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When a body was dredged from the San Fransisco Bay, pregnant Kate Connolly who is almost due to give birth has reasons to fear it may be her long lost brother-in-law. Kate refuses to leave her husband’s future in anyone else’s hand and risks everything to launch her own investigation when her husband was named as the suspect.
Victims are multiplying, and time is running out. Keeping her family together and her newborn daughter safe will depend on Kate’s ability to trace down a man who doesn’t want to be found and untangle a web of lies. Can she solve the case and clear her husband’s name before it’s too late?
AUTHOR: DIANA ORGAIN
TITLE: BUNDLE OF TROUBLE
GENRE: Crime,Mystery and Thriller Recommendation: http://www.good reads.com > … > Mystery