New Releases For The Week Of May 17th, 2017–Part 3


Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of May 14th, 2017.  Since there were so very many books this week, I am going to divide them between the next four days.  Here is the third day of my list.  Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading.  Enjoy and happy reading.



34888315Death by snake-iron is a grisly way to go. The organic, worm-like alloy coils around the heart and squeezes until it stops beating. Aurel Nugget, the Coven Isles head alchemist, has met his end with just such a serpent metal.

Hattie and the Infiniti are called in to assist Chief Para Inspector Trew, but there are so many things wrong with the murder scene that the team finds it challenging to connect the dots.
Moreover, what exactly is going on in Gless Inlet? The residents, and even Midnight seem to be affected by some kind of ominous imbalance.
Could these strange events have anything to do with Aurel’s death? With the sinister rumblings coming from Mag Mell and the Fae, the pressure is on for Hattie, CPI Trew and the cats to keep their heads and find Aurel’s killer.
Dive into the mystery and find out what happens in this paranormal cozy romp!  (Goodreads)





30049472A visit to the serene coastal town of South Cove, California, could make anybody feel refreshed and inspired. But as Jill Gardner—owner of Coffee, Books, and More—discovers, some folks won’t live to tell about it . . .

Mystery author Nathan Pike checked into South Cove Bed & Breakfast to compose a compelling novel, not commit murder. But things get real when a rival B&B owner ends up exactly like the victim in his draft—undeniably dead. As Nathan prepares to complete his magnum opus behind bars, Jill’s the only one who can prove his innocence and deconstruct the plot of a twisted killer!   (Goodreads)







35071878Some people just can’t outrun trouble.

Overwhelmed hitwoman Maggie Lee thinks she’s leaving her family worries behind when she’s convinced to take a road trip with her buddy, Armani.

But pretty soon an old friend, a pesky relative, and even her pet, are asking for her help.

Loyal to a fault, Maggie soon finds herself tangled in a dangerous theft involving a crime family; confronting the abusive previous owner of her cat, Piss; and dealing with family revelations that rock her world.

With the assistance of psychic predictions, talking animals and unexpected allies, Maggie takes on her troubles head-on.

But if she’s not careful, this “vacation” could literally be the death of her.  (Goodreads)





35010640An Albuquerque pottery dealer looking for artifacts finds murder and intrigue in this “smartly funny” series (Anne Hillerman, author of Spider Woman’s Daughter).

A dealer in ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years searching the public lands of New Mexico for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, he’s a thief, but Hubie knows the real crime would be to allow age-old traditions to die. He honors prehistoric craftspeople by resurrecting their handiwork, and nothing—not even foul play—will stop him in these three installments of the Lefty Award–winning mystery series.

The Pot Thief Who Studied Pythagoras: Hubie accepts a $25,000 offer to lift a rare pot from a local museum but changes his mind when he discovers how tightly the exhibit is being guarded. When the pot goes missing anyway, Hubie’s sent on the hunt for the real thief—and on the run from a killer.

The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy: Hubie goes on a mission to recover stolen relics from a high-rise apartment building. Unfortunately, his perfect plan falls apart when he’s arrested for murder. That’s what happens when you get caught with blood on your hands and a dead body in the room. Now, Hubie must stay one step ahead of the law as he pursues a beautiful mystery woman in this fast-paced thriller that “hook[s] the reader from the get-go” (Albuquerque Journal).

The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein: After Hubie appraises a collection of Anasazi pots for an eccentric, reclusive collector, his $2,500 payment disappears. He suspects the man ripped him off, but soon stumbles into a bigger crime when the collector is murdered. Determined not to end up in handcuffs, Hubie sets out to solve the mystery—and finds himself pulled deeper and deeper into the dead man’s shadowy, dangerous life.  (Goodreads)

MARY COOKED A LITTLE LAMB: Book One: The Silver Springs Cooking Competition Mysteries by [Moorecroft, M'lissa]The Richest Cooking Competition Ever Shown on Television.

Throw together eight talented chefs, an extremely egotistical, philandering judge, a billionaire resort owner, a capable production crew, the possibility of romance and three precious kids — put them all on a beautiful Island in the Pacific Northwest, throw in a quarter of a million dollar grand prize and you have the recipe for a funny book.

Throw in sabotage and murder, and it isn’t quite as funny.

If you like your mysteries to have great characters as well as entertaining plot twists and turns, you’re going to love M’lissa Moorecroft’s latest book, Mary Cooked A Little Lamb, the first book in her new series, The Silver Springs Cooking Competition Mysteries.  (Amazon)


When disgraced FBI Special Agent Mariah McBride returns to her small hometown to pick up the pieces of her broken life, she’s immediately drawn to legendary Horse Whisperer, Shane Youngblood. So is every other woman on the planet.

Shane sets his sights on Mariah and what Shane wants, Shane gets. But Mariah’s been burned before and vows to never depend on anyone else ever again, especially the most notorious womanizer in Grizzly Springs.   (Goodreads)

34661662Should you find yourself in need of a discreet investigation into any sort of mystery, crime or puzzling circumstances, think of Jesperson and Lane . . .

Should you find yourself in need of a discreet investigation into any sort of mystery, crime or puzzling circumstances, think of Jesperson and Lane . . .

For several years Miss Lane was companion, amanuensis, collaborator and friend to the lady known to the Psychical Societs only as Miss X – until she discovered that Miss X was actually a fraud.

Now she works with Mr Jasper Jesperson as a consulting detective, but the cases are not as plentiful as they might be and money is getting tight – until a case that reaches across the entirety of London lands in their laps.

It concerns a somnambulist, the disappearance of several mediums, and a cat stuck up a tree . . . the links with the cat are negligible, but there is only one team that can investigate the seemingly supernatural disappearances of the psychics and defy the nefarious purpose behind them.

Jesperson and Lane, at your service.   (Goodreads)

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