New Releases For The Week Of February 10th, 2019

Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of February 10th, 2019.  I am going to divide the list into 4 days because there are so very many of them for the week. Today is the first of my list.  Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading.  Enjoy and happy reading.


All That Sparkles (A Glitter Bay Mystery Book 1) by [Bator, Diane]


What do a trunk full of vintage clothes, a handsome land developer, and a fifty year old diamond heist have in common?

Laken Miller receives a trunk full of expensive vintage clothing and a stack of newspaper clippings about a fifty-year old diamond heist. Now all she has to do is figure out who murdered Tilly San Vicente before the killer silences her as well.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle














Yappy Hour: A Mystery (Roundup Crew Mystery Series Book 1) by [Orgain, Diana]Someone’s been barking up the wrong barstool in this uncannily enjoyable new canine mystery series from USA Today Bestselling author Diana Orgain!

Every Friday night in the idyllic seaside town of Pacific Cove, California, the Roundup Crew, a group of dog-friendly folks, have a spirited meet-up at their local wine bar. But when the owner, Rachel, leaves town on mysterious business―and her pet-unfriendly sister, Maggie, takes charge of the bar―things take a ruff turn. Not only does Maggie find a body sprawled on the floor, it’s accompanied by an incriminating letter with Rachel’s name on it. On impulse, she hides the letter from hunky detective, Officer Brad Brooks.

“Pull up a chair, put your barking dogs on ice and enjoy the first in a hilarious new series.” 
Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author, on Yappy Hour.

With Rachel as the prime suspect, Maggie sniffs out the scene on her own while getting to know the Roundup Crew and their four-legged besties. The Doggie Daiquiris and Muttgaritas are flowing, but it’s not long before another body turns up. Thanks to the Roundup Crew, Maggie’s new litter of friends will do anything to save the bar and solve the mystery. . .and maybe find a bit of puppy love in the process.

“[A] true winner.” Kirkus Reviews  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook










No Bad Deed Goes Unpunished (Diva Delaney Mysteries Book 7) by [Jayde, Anni]Now that Diva Delaney knows the sinister truth about how her parents died, she has a plan to get to the bottom of exactly what happened. The only catch is that she’ll have to rely on Haydn to help her. The ancient curse that affects both of their families means it would be a bad idea to be close to him, yet she can’t rest until she has the facts.

Diva’s friend, Tyrone Ferrell, needs her help to find a missing person. She’ll have to find the time to assist the sheriff from Lakeview to catch a very disturbed man even with her increasingly busy work schedule. Even though she barely knows how to use magic, she will discover talents that aren’t in any spell books that will be invaluable to help her find the missing person.

The Pentland Coven are holding a ball to find one of their young warlocks a wife. They’ve invited the most prestigious families with eligible young witches, including the Delaney Coven. Rumor has it that Liam has apparently already chosen his bride-to-be. Diva is quietly terrified that she’s the one he’s chosen when she hears the details of how he met the witch. If her hunch is correct, it could start more than one feud when the truth comes out.   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle











Welcome to Spicetown (A Spicetown Mystery Book 1) by [Richey, Sheri]


When a crime stopper senior citizen starts to act oddly, a new business sells fake products and the New Year’s Eve fireworks display disappears, Mayor Cora Mae Bingham and the Spicetown Police Chief Conrad Harris have to get involved.

Cora keeps an eye on her quaint small town nestled in the southern hills of Ohio. Although Spicetown is sprinkled with culinary street names, stores full of spices, and quaint life-long citizens, out-of-towners can bring in a dicey element.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle















Joy and Jealousy (An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 10) by [Xarissa, Diana] Woods is excited to be celebrating her first Christmas on the Isle of Man. She’s less enthusiastic that her former boyfriend, Jack, is coming for a long visit. While they split up months ago, before Fenella relocated to the island, Jack seems to be having trouble accepting that the relationship is over.

Jack managed to get himself an invitation to stay with Dr. Peter Grady, a university professor who has a second home on the island. Dr. Grady isn’t home when he and Fenella arrive, but a string of beautiful women looking for the man turn up almost immediately. When one of the women discovers Dr. Grady’s body in the master bedroom, Fenella finds herself in the middle of another murder investigation.

Letting Jack stay in her house on Poppy Drive is necessary, but that puts him right across the road from CID Inspector Daniel Robinson’s house. Daniel and Fenella are still trying to work out where their personal relationship is going. Now he’s investigating a murder where Jack could be considered a suspect and might be the killer’s next target.

Can Fenella help Daniel solve the case and keep Jack safe? Can she incorporate American traditions into her first Manx Christmas? And what do you get a ghost for Christmas? (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle











Missing in Cottonwood Springs: Cottonwood Springs Cozy Mystery Series by [Harman, Dianne]Human trafficking in the small Colorado town of Cottonwood Springs? That only happens in the big cities, right?

Planning a wedding is hard enough without having your florist disappear. And it’s even worse when there’s a chance that people engaged in human trafficking may have come to the small town of Cottonwood Springs and she’s a victim.

When the missing person’s husband asks Brigid to help, she has no choice but to put her wedding on the back burner. It becomes close and personal when she’s afraid that Holly, the girl she’s taken under her wing, may also have been abducted.

Join Brigid and quirky Sheriff Davis as they search for suspects in strange settings. Another page-turning cozy mystery by Dianne Harman, a two-time USA Today bestselling author with the latest in the Cottonwood Springs Cozy Mystery Series   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle













Southern Fortunes (Sweet Tea Witch Mysteries Book 10) by [Boyles, Amy]When Pepper teaches a class at the Southern School of Magic, she expects a run of the mill experience. But when a gaggle of mean teachers invades her classroom, Pepper is on high alert.

These women are nasty and they make no bones about disliking Pepper.

Pepper does her best to stay far away from them, but when one of the witches is murdered in broad daylight, everyone’s a suspect, including Rufus Mayes, who’s moved back into town.

But Rufus’s intentions are honest. At least so it seems. After all, he gave Pepper an amulet that will protect her from evil. When her boyfriend, Axel Reign, discovers what Rufus has given her, he’s ticked off and rightly so. Not only that, but Axel drops a bombshell on Pepper regarding their relationship that will change everything.

Can Pepper handle this new revelation in their relationship? She must decide, but there’s also a murderer to catch. Can Pepper do both before she becomes the next victim of the Magnolia Cove murderer?

Find out now!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle












No man is an island…​

In the stifling summer heat of 2014, a killer has been stalking the streets of Newcastle causing city-wide panic. When the officer in charge of the case turns up dead, it falls upon Detective Chief Inspector Ryan to take up the baton and find the person responsible.​

To the close-knit team of police in Northumbria CID, Ryan is still an outsider; aloof and uncompromising. He’s lived a charmed life and has an unbroken track record to match. But, as The Hacker’s death toll rises, Ryan realises this is one adversary he’ll never bring to justice on his own… ​

Murder and mystery are peppered with dark humour in this fast-paced crime thriller, set amidst the iconic North-Eastern landscape. ​

“LJ Ross keeps company with the best mystery writers” – The Times

“A literary phenomenon” – Evening Chronicle

“LJ Ross is the Queen of Kindle” – Sunday Telegraph

The Audible Original Drama stars Tom Bateman (Murder on the Orient Express, Jekyll & Hyde, Snatched), Bertie Carvel (Doctor Foster, Les Misérables), Hermione Norris (Spooks, Cold Feet), Kevin Whately (Lewis, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet) and Alun Armstrong (Get Carter, Patriot Games, New Tricks).  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook












The Victory Garden: A Novel by [Bowen, Rhys]From the bestselling author of The Tuscan Child comes a beautiful and heart-rending novel of a woman’s love and sacrifice during the First World War.

As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty-one-year-old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort. She is convinced by a cheeky and handsome Australian pilot that she can do more, and it is not long before she falls in love with him and accepts his proposal of marriage.

When he is sent back to the front, Emily volunteers as a “land girl,” tending to the neglected grounds of a large Devonshire estate. It’s here that Emily discovers the long-forgotten journals of a medicine woman who devoted her life to her herbal garden. The journals inspire Emily, and in the wake of devastating news, they are her saving grace. Emily’s lover has not only died a hero but has left her terrified—and with child. Since no one knows that Emily was never married, she adopts the charade of a war widow.

As Emily learns more about the volatile power of healing with herbs, the found journals will bring her to the brink of disaster, but may open a path to her destiny.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook










Better Witch Next Time (A Witch in Time Book 1) by [Damore, Stephanie]Would you travel to the past to right a wrong?
Meet one of the five witches who will.

Vee Harper is the job.

She lives for jumping back in time and solving cold cases for the Agency of Paranormal Peculiarities. It’s the present day that trips her up. So when a missing persons case comes in, throwing her back to 1958 New York City, Vee sets off to solve it.

But nothing about this case is what it seems.

Rogue witches, power-hungry shifters, and friends who are anything but innocent send Vee on a supernatural chase that just might require more power than even this witch can summon.

Can Vee solve the case before her time is up or will a young woman remain missing forever?

Dive in to the Witch in Time series and get lost in a great mystery today.
Each book stands completely on its own, but you’ll have more fun if you read them all together!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle










Thyme to Kill (Haunted Lodge Cozy Mysteries Book 1) by [Maher, Tegan]

Toni Owens is at a crossroads. Divorced, low on funds, and unhappy with where she’s at in life, she decides to buy a lodge in the mountains and start over. When she arrives at her new home, she finds the grand lodge is a run-down mess. To make matters worse, she finds the one person she’s connected with standing over a dead body on her first full day in town.
Now, Toni needs to find a way to clear her new friend of murder while searching for a job and figuring out what to do with the lodge she’d pinned her dreams on.
Throw in a goofy dog who needs a home, a ghost reluctant to share his space, and a handsome neighbor eager to help her rebuild, and she’s got her hands full. Determined to make her fresh start a success, she rolls up her sleeves and gets to work, but will it be enough?
This is the first book in the Haunted Lodge Cozy Mystery series.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle