New Releases For The Week Of March 31st, 2019–Part 2


Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of March 31st, 2019. I am going to divide the list into 4 days because there are so many of them for this week. Today is the second day of my list for this week. Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading. Enjoy and happy reading.



Dead Heat (A Harry Radcliffe mystery Book 4) by [Wilson, Glenis]


Jump jockey Harry Radcliffe is forced to turn reluctant sleuth yet again in the fourth of this fast-paced, highly entertaining racing mystery series.

Champion jockey Harry Radcliffe is wracked with guilt, reeling from the knowledge that his recent attempt to solve the murder of local prostitute Alice Goode has led to devastating consequences for his ex-wife Annabel and her new partner Sir Jeffrey, as well as horse-box driver John Dunston’s suicide. Or did it? A letter handed to Harry at John’s funeral contains the shocking revelation that the circumstances surrounding his death are not what they seem.

As Harry investigates, he uncovers links to his last case, as well as the death of his boss Mike Grantley’s wife, Monica, in a skiing accident. With a trip to Switzerland and a budding romance on the cards, Harry is a man in demand. But someone wants the letter – and will stop at nothing to get it. Is Harry’s pursuit of the truth another dangerous step too far?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover











Cruise Chaos: A Humorous Cruise Ship Cozy Mystery (Cruise Ship Cozy Mysteries Book 3) by [Winters, A.R.]A murder mystery party on the cruise ship—could life be any more ironic? Especially after the two real-life murders that Adrienne’s dealt with!

But yes, the passengers really do want to party “like it’s a murderous 1999”, and to make matters even worse, Adrienne’s the one in charge of managing the event.

“Winters will have you giggling into your book!”

An inept new cruise director, a Captain who’s harbouring a secret, and a demanding G.O.H.—just when Adrienne thinks things could not get any more horrible, she’s dealt one final blow: a real murder.

Can Adrienne and her friends Cece, Samantha and First Officer Hot Stuff—er, First Officer Ethan Lee—solve this murder and keep the rest of their passengers safe? Or is this party the beginning of the end for their beloved cruise ship?

Praise for A.R. Winters:

“The perfect balance of being lighthearted, but still a serious page-turning mystery.” – Jaycie D, 

“A fun cozy mystery with engaging and entertaining characters” – lq,

“A cute light read with a final twist at the end.” – Stacey Puleio,

Cruise Chaos is the third book in the Cruise Ship Cozy Mystery Series. Though it can be read as a standalone, it’s best read in series order.

This is a humorous cozy mystery featuring a strong female protagonist, some unusual friends and co-workers, and a mystery that needs solving! It has no graphic gore, bad language or sex.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle












The Winemaker's Secret (A Starlight Cove Novel) by [Ellingsen, Cynthia]Someone is out to destroy the family vineyard—and expose its secrets—in this atmospheric novel from Cynthia Ellingsen, Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Lighthouse Keeper.

Abby Harrington’s family has dedicated their lives to cultivating the family vineyard and collecting vintage wines. But it takes only one night for the priceless collection to vanish, stolen during Abby’s grandparents’ sixtieth anniversary celebration. Then a devastating plane crash leaves her grandfather clinging to life in intensive care.

Desperate to take action, Abby sets out to discover who stole the precious wine—and why. The clues lead her to dark truths about her family she is not prepared to face. Soon Abby begins receiving threatening messages and doubting those closest to her. Making things even more complicated, the attractive doctor who saved her grandfather’s life offers her a shoulder to lean on just as the man she once loved returns to the vineyard.

The more truths Abby is forced to confront, the more her world spins off its axis. Can she unravel the secrets of the past in time to save the vineyard’s future—and her own?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook














A compact and extensive collection of Sherlock Holmes stories that looks amazing on your bookshelf.

Explore the world of Sherlock Holmes in this boxed set of miniature books that looks wonderful on your shelf. When arranged in order, the spines create a colorful montage of scenes from Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories. The set includes ten volumes of Sherlock Holmes mysteries as well as a journal in which readers can record the results of their own sleuthing efforts.

Set includes…

  • A Study in Scarlet
  • The Sign of the Four
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Valley of Fear
  • His Last Bow   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Hardcover












Edit to Death (A Myrtle Clover Cozy Mystery Book 14) by [Craig, Elizabeth Spann]This book goes from ‘tell-all’ to ‘dead men tell no tales.’ 

Retired English teacher Myrtle Clover is frequently asked to proofread for friends. So she wasn’t totally surprised when her friend Pearl asked her to take a look at her memoir and polish it up.

But before Myrtle could pull out her red pen, Pearl was found … murdered.

Now Myrtle and her senior sidekick Miles must track down the memoir and the murderer before the killer makes any more final revisions.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback













The Loch Ness Papers (A Scottish Bookshop Mystery Book 4) by [Shelton, Paige]Bookseller Delaney Nichols befriends a Loch Ness monster enthusiast; when he stands accused of murder she’ll do whatever it takes to learn who the killer is—and whether Nessie herself is really lurking in the Scottish waters.

Delaney Nichols is delighted with her life in Edinburgh, working at The Cracked Spine—a shop that specializes in hard-to-find books and artifacts. With a job she loves, and her fast approaching marriage to devastatingly handsome Scottish pub-owner Tom Shannon, Delaney’s life could be straight out of a fairy tale—at least it would be, if the pastor meant to perform the wedding ceremony hadn’t recently passed away. Outside the church where Delaney is searching for another reverend, she stumbles across Norval Fraser: an elderly man obsessed with the Loch Ness monster. Always attracted to the interesting and unusual, Delaney befriends Norval. But when his nephew is found dead, the police decide Norval’s obsession has moved from monsters to murder.

With a wedding to plan, her family arriving soon from Kansas, and the arrival of an over-the-top Texan with a wildly valuable book, Delaney’s plate is full to bursting, but she can’t abandon her new friend. Determined to help Norval, she sets out to learn the truth. The Loch Ness buries its secrets deeply, but Delaney is determined to dig them up—whether Nessie likes it or not.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Audiobook













Bat Wings, Rings & Apron Strings: A Cozy Witch Mystery (Spells & Caramels Book 10) by [Johnson, Erin]A delicious wedding. A sour and supernatural curse. Will this baker’s next bite be her last?

With her wedding to Hank fast approaching, Imogen Banks has come a long way from the magical contest that brought her to Bijou Mer. But when conspirators seek to sabotage the witch’s big day, she fears her latest recipe for happiness will end in disaster. And after the prince falls horribly ill, Imogen and her friends must solve one more dark mystery before her love and kingdom perish.

Speeding through a menu of suspects as long as the guest list, Imogen clashes with a vengeful monarch and a calculating assassin. But as the minutes tick down to seconds, saving her home and her fiancé may require walking away from everything she loves.

Can Imogen create one final concoction to stop a war and marry her soul mate?

Bat Wings, Rings and Apron Strings is the magical conclusion to the Spells and Caramels cozy witch mystery series. If you like witty characters, mystical intrigue and a dash of romance, then you’ll love Erin Johnson’s tasty whodunit.

Buy Bat Wings, Rings and Apron Strings to eat one more mysterious bite today!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle












Gold and Associates are tasked with proving a deadly fishing accident was more than it appears in this hilarious cozy mystery. Restless after having no new cases for months and with their partners away on a safari, when a call comes through about a seemingly straightforward case in the Florida Keys, the girls accept the job no questions asked in hope of some excitement. Arriving at their destination they discover the case revolves around a man who’s been killed – speared through the stomach by a marlin as he was taking a selfie. All involved are adamant it was simply a bizarre fishing accident, except for the Wassingers, a dithering couple at risk of losing their family home due to the death. It turns out the reason the Wassingers are convinced of foul play is because they have a witness. Unfortunately for Gladdy and the team, the witness is other-worldly . . . (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Hardcover















The Venetian Masquerade by [Jones, Philip Gwynne]A game of blackmail and betrayal is played among the backstreets and canals of Venice . . .

Carnevale is in full swing, the streets and waterways of Venice are crowded with masked revellers and Nathan Sutherland’s birthday is about to be ruined.

A night at the opera at La Fenice is always a memorable experience – and this time it will be so for all the wrong reasons as the curtain call is interrupted by a fatal stabbing. But why is the dead man carrying one of Nathan’s business cards in his wallet?

The mystery of the murdered stranger takes Nathan on the trail of a lost opera by Monteverdi. But what begins as a harmless treasure hunt leads to ruthless criminals asking the highest of prices for the lost score… and then a second body is found in the sanctuary of Venice’s English church.

The quest for the lost manuscript will bring Nathan back to the stage of La Fenice, where a final confrontation has deadly consequences…

Praise for Philip Gwynne Jones

‘An unputdownable thriller’ Gregory Dowling

‘It is no surprise to find that Philip Gwynne Jones lives in Venice… art and architecture interweave into a story that builds to an almost surreal climax’ Daily Mail

‘Superb – always gripping, beautifully constructed and vivid’ Stephen Glover

Clever and great fun‘ The Times

Sinister and shimmeringThe Venetian Game is as haunting and darkly elegant as Venice itself’ L.S. Hilton, bestselling author of Maestra

‘The Venetian setting is vividly described… good, fluid writing makes for easy reading’ Literary Review

Un-put-downable . . . If you love Venice, you’ll love this because you’ll be transported there in an instant. If you’ve not been to Venice, read this book and then go. If you like intrigue, and a clever plot, you’ll love this book’ Amazon reviewer, 5*****  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook














Deadly Danger (A Seeing Colors Mystery Book 2) by [Whiting, J A]


Nell Finley and her sister, Violet, discover a lost dog in the seaside village of Bluewater Cove. When they try to find the dog’s owner, they are thrust into a case of distrust and confusion. Is the man who owns the dog the person he seems to be?
There is something so special about Nell’s vision and how she sees the world that the police ask her to assist on the investigation. As she learns more about seeing colors, will Nell be able to use her skill and perception to unravel the facts before someone’s life is lost?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback
















Highway to Homicide (Secret Seal Isle Mysteries Book 9) by [Quinn, Lucy ]



Cookie James has put her past behind her and is settled in for the long haul on her island with the love of her life… or has she? After a barge blows up just off the coast of Secret Seal Isle, Rain and the Pussycat Posse, who were protesting a new condo construction project, become the prime suspects. Now Rain is being held without bail and Cookie will do anything to prove her innocence, even if it means facing the DeMasi mob and blowing her cover.   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle















Dagger in the Dahlias (Lovely Lethal Gardens Book 4) by [Mayer, Dale]Riches to rags. … Chaos quiets. … Crime is circling. … And cold cases never cease …

After almost a month in picturesque Kelowna, Doreen Montgomery still can’t keep her notoriety to a minimum or her nose out of other people’s business. Now those suffering from the loss of a loved one seek her out, wanting her help. While the last thing Doreen wants is to have the media discover she’s involved in another cold case, she is already hooked on the details …

But even more is going on. News has gotten out that Nan’s old house is brimming over with valuable antiques, antiques Nan collected and left for Doreen, and the seedier elements of their lovely town are circling like vultures. With her animals in full assistant mode, Doreen must investigate the cold case, right the wrongs of the past, and keep her home safe, all while evading the media—and Corporal Mack Moreau.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle