By Elmore Leonard
The respected New York Times bestselling writer, well-known as “America’s maximum crime writer” (Newsweek), brings again U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, the enchanting hero of Pronto, Riding the Rap, and the hit FX sequence Justified.
With the ultimate of the Harlan County, Kentucky, coal mines, marijuana has turn into the most important money crop within the kingdom. 100 kilos of it will possibly gross $300,000, yet that’s chump switch in comparison to the zone million a human physique can get you—especially while it’s bought off piece by way of piece.
So while Dickie and Coover Crowe, dope-dealing brothers recognized for sampling their very own provide, choose to department out into the physique enterprise, it’s as much as U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens to prevent them. yet Raylan isn’t your standard marshal; he’s the laconic, Stetson-wearing, fast-drawing lawman who juggles dozens of situations at a time and constantly shoots to kill. yet by the point Raylan unearths out who’s making the cuts, he’s mendacity bare in a tub, with Layla, the cool transplant nurse, approximately to move for his kidneys.
The undesirable men are commonly gals this time round: Layla, the nurse who collects kidneys and sells them for ten grand a section; Carol Conlan, a hard-charging coal-mine govt no longer above ordering a cohort to shoot point-blank a guy who’s status in her method; and Jackie Nevada, a gorgeous someday collage pupil who can outplay someone on the poker desk and who unexpectedly reveals herself being tracked by way of a good-looking U.S. marshal.
darkish and droll, Raylan is natural Elmore Leonard—a page-turner jam-packed with the gleaming discussion and sly suspense which are the hallmarks of this contemporary grasp.
By Dolores Gordon-Smith
Charles Otterbourne's New Century corporation must have been the correct associate for Professor Alan Carrington's radical new gramophone. in any case, Charles was once not just a number one producer, but additionally a famous philanthropist. but if homicide is the results of their assembly, Jack Haldean takes up the case, in a determined bid to avoid wasting a guy from the gallows. yet what ended in the crime? the answer's Off the Record...
By Jessica Beck
Donut store proprietor Suzanne Hart sees shoppers come and move all day lengthy. but if certainly one of them up-and-disappears, the police begin asking questions. it sort of feels Suzanne is the final individual to have visible Emily Hargraves, who runs the neighborhood newsstand. Suzanne has not anything to document approximately their come across. but if Emily doesn't happen, no information is undesirable news…
Suzanne has to confess that Emily's final request used to be a bit odd―a blueberry donut made to reserve, with chocolate icing, sprinkles, stars, and a chewy bitter gummy malicious program coiled on best. Odder nonetheless: Suzanne's ex-husband Max additionally seems to be lacking. yet what rather takes the cake? The corpse Suzanne unearths putting from a tree within the park. Who knew donut-making might turn into such harmful business…
By Julie Smith
In Jazz Funeral, Julie Smith once more takes us behind the curtain in New Orleans, with a multi-faceted tale of homicide, song, and kinfolk sorrow. This time, murder detective pass Langdon reveals herself attempting to remedy the stabbing demise of the universally cherished manufacturer of the recent Orleans Jazz and background pageant. To confuse the case extra, the victim's sixteen-year-old sister has disappeared, and pass suspects that if the younger lady isn't herself the assassin, she's in mortal possibility from the person that is. together with her long-distance love, Steve Steinman, and her landlord, Jimmy Dee, to help her, bypass trails an elusive killer throughout the steamy urban that Julie Smith has claimed as her personal fictional territory.
By B. B. Haywood
In the old fashioned seashore village of Cape Willington, Maine, sweet Holliday has a generally idyllic existence, tending to the Blueberry Acres farm she runs along with her father and sometimes stepping in to unravel a homicide or two...
Summer has arrived! yet because the neighborhood gears up for one more festive strawberry-picking season, the villagers are surprised whilst neighborhood berry farmer Miles Crawford is located lifeless in a hoophouse close to his strawberry fields. Rumors were swirling round a few mystery actual property deal among Miles and Lydia St. Graves. And now Lydia is lacking after she used to be noticeable fleeing the scene of the crime...
When Henry "Doc" Holliday turns into focused on the secret, his daughter sweet reveals herself stuck within the jam to boot. yet issues flip very sticky while Lydia by surprise reappears and asks for Candy's assist in discovering the real murderer...
INCLUDES scrumptious RECIPES!
By Livia J. Washburn
It's Halloween in Weatherford, Texas—which skill Phyllis Newsom is baking up a typhoon of yummy seasonal treats...but she's approximately to get even busier unmasking a killer.
While Phyllis and her buddy Carolyn are getting ready for a baking contest, her housemate Sam adopts dollar, an lovely Dalmatian who used to be hit by means of a motor vehicle. To thank neighborhood veterinarian Hank Baxter for aiding the puppy, Phyllis and Carolyn bake a batch of doggie treats for his different four-legged patients.
But after they arrive on the medical institution, the vet is within the technique of being arrested—for the homicide of his spouse! confident that the police are barking up the incorrect tree and that someone's been burying facts, Sam begs Phyllis to assist locate the genuine killer. Joined via greenback, the chums interact in a dogged pursuit of the assassin, who will cease at not anything to muzzle them...permanently.
By Marcia Muller
Deepest eye Sharon McCone gets an email soliciting for support from her emotionally disturbed part brother Darcy Blackhawk. She replies . . . yet will get no reaction. As Sharon digs deeper, she discovers that Darcy despatched his message from an online café in San Francisco, a urban he's by no means been to ahead of. Sensing that her brother is in negative possibility, Sharon starts off a look for him in the course of the urban. The research leads her to the physique of a lady on the Palace of good Arts, the place a witness had advised her that Darcy was once headed. Then, as she digs deeper, Sharon uncovers a connection to the unsolved homicide of a tender heiress to a multimillion-dollar banking fortune. Now Sharon needs to race to unravel either murders and confirm her brother's defense, regardless of the upcoming possibility that lurks inside of her family.
By Laura Levine
Within the first novel in her wickedly witty new secret sequence, Laura Levine introduces Jaine Austen, a hip, jack-of-all trades author who spends her days penning smarmy own advertisements and bold declarations of passion--and her nights trying to find Mr. correct in Hollywood's swinging singles scene.
By Marcia Muller
The terribly renowned Sharon McCone, the feminine inner most eye who confirmed Sara Paretsky, Sue Grafton, and corporate how it's performed, takes on a dangerous lacking people case.
Sharon McCone's flight teacher Matty confides that her boyfriend, John Seabrook, is lacking and asks Sharon to discover him. presently afterwards, Matty is killed in an "accidental" airplane crash. extra decided than ever, Sharon discovers that, a decade in the past, Seabrook was once positioned within the Federal Witness safety software after attesting opposed to a guy who has been lacking for the final 10 years. Following sinister leads, Sharon travels to a frozen wasteland -- and is derived face-to-face with Matty's killer.
By Lester Dent
To resolve a company deal long gone undesirable, probability Molloy seeks solutions from a tender girl on a train—but will get greater than he expected
Julie Edwards, a small-town physician's assistant, is headed to big apple to go to her outdated buddy Martha and make a brand new existence for herself. at the educate, she meets likelihood Molloy, an intrepid, self-made airline proprietor who additionally is familiar with Martha—or thinks he does. while Molloy indicates Julie an image in their mutual good friend, she claims he's bought the incorrect lady. As Julie walks again to her automobile, an murderer knocks her subconscious. She's stored within the nick of time from being thrown off the educate. whereas the educate hurtles ahead, Molloy needs to release an problematic company conspiracy surrounding the imposter Martha, whereas safeguarding Julie and staying steps sooner than the killers touring with them.