New releases For The Week Of March 31st, 2019–Part 4

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 fourth and final day of my list for this week. Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading. Enjoy and happy reading.

 

 

Kayla's Chronicles: Will Travel For Murder: A Cozy Mystery by [O'Donnell, Candy]

 

Kayla’s dreams have returned, and this time, she will pursue the murders that took place in the rushing waters of the Mississippi River. What she finds frightens her to the core when the man’s family secret is revealed and when a note is slipped under her hotel room door attempting to stop her search for the truth. Kayla doesn’t give up easily and will keep searching for what answers were buried for years within the family tree.
Did the deceased couple meet with foul play, and will Kayla discover who killed the lovers?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Labours of Mrs Stella Ryman: Further Fairmount Manor Mysteries (The Fairmount Manor Mysteries Book 2) by [Anastasiou, Mel]When the machineries of institution fail to protect Fairmount Manor, octogenarian amateur sleuth Mrs Stella Ryman rolls up her fleece jacket sleeves to protect Fairmount from a thief, investigate a gun-toting resident, set right a mishandled investigation of a man’s death, pursue spectres and footpads walking at midnight, and discover Thelma Hu’s long-lost fortune. No good deed goes unpunished, though, and Stella will face struggles, mysteries, and sacrifices that hit her where she lives.

Mrs Stella Ryman is a fish out of water, a stranger in a strange land — an amateur sleuth, trapped in a down-at-heel care home. You’d be cranky, too.

Praise for Stella Ryman and the Fairmount Manor Mysteries
“Delightfully different, gently humorous exploration of sleuthing with a touch of senior citizen fogginess and intrepid zeal for the quest. Stella’s life is as motivated by her passion as Sherlock Holmes’s ever was and her mental health as dependent on keeping some game afoot. Author Anastasiou paints a respectfully sympathetic picture of the challenges of old folks in a seniors’ home without pulling her punches or passing up a good chuckle by creating a character with enough spunk to carry the reader safely through. I’m not a lover of mysteries as a rule. But I do like to see genuinely novel looks at the human experience through the lens of established genres.” – Lynda Williams, Reality-Skimming Press (5-star review on Goodreads)

“This book is a treat. Compassion, intelligence, and wit prevail in a home that’s essentially ‘heaven’s waiting room’.” – Kathy Tyers, author of the Firebird Trilogy and Star Wars: Balance Point“Far from simply being Christie-esque, Anastasiou’s protagonist is not only funny but finds the funny in a warehouse of the death expectant.” – Daniel C Goodwin

“An excellent read, full of colorful characters. Stella Ryman, as a character, is quintessentially heroic — in the classic sense.” – Literary Titan

“I LOVE STELLA. I met Stella Ryman a few years ago by way of a series of novellas published in PULP Literature—a fabulous quarterly journal of genre busting fiction. It’s a great joy to see these stories gathered between the covers of this Fairmount Manor Mysteries collection. It’s now so easy to share the love! Stella is not an outrageous genius (Sherlock Holmes) nor a well-connected socialite (Phryne Fisher) nor a caricature British spinster (Miss Marple). She’s your sometimes addled and always endearing great aunt—the one you want over for tea because she’s kind and curious and has great stories to tell. Mel Anastasiou has crafted a character to love, nestled in the mystery novel equivalent of comfort food. Enjoy!” – Sandra Vander Schaaf, author of The Passionate Embrace: Faith, Flesh, and Tango.

“Stella Ryman is my new hero! I love the way the very observant author has woven dementia and lucidity and humour together.” – Susan Lefeaux

“I fell in love with Stella reading her stories in Pulp Literature magazine. This feisty lady who changes her mind from being ready to die to being a nursing home sleuth is so human. She wants to help people, and has a passion for right and wrong. Her frail old body and mind occasionally fail her, but she uses her past experience as a teacher librarian to keep herself on track, standing up to bullies of all kinds. She is delightfully flawed and delightfully sweet, and I look forward to more of her stories.” – Krista Wallace (Goodreads review)  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ice Cold Killer (Eagle Mountain Murder Mystery: Winter Storm W Book 1847) by [Myers, Cindi]

 

A killer is on the loose…

and he leaves a calling card at every murder scene

Though a blizzard has isolated Eagle Mountain, Trooper Ryder Stewart is attempting to track a murderer who’s claimed two victims. Then he’s tasked with ensuring veterinarian Darcy Marsh is not the third. The gorgeous lawman must earn Darcy’s trust despite her traumatic past…and resist his romantic feelings for her. But can he find the elusive killer before the killer finds Darcy?

Eagle Mountain Murder Mystery: Winter Storm Wedding  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sick Puppy (Maggie #2): A What Doesn't Kill You Romantic Mystery (A What Doesn't Kill You World) by [Hutchins, Pamela Fagan]Murder-by-fire. A catfishing squatter. Will Maggie get her life back before the killer claims the one thing she has left to lose?

“Hutchins’ Maggie is an irresistible train wreck—you can’t help but turn the page to see what trouble she’ll get herself into next.” Robert Dugoni, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author of My Sister’s Grave

Junker and former alt-country rocker Maggie Killian tucks tail back to Texas with Louise, the mutt her bull-riding ex foisted on her in Wyoming after he gave another woman his heart. Maggie runs straight to Gary Fuller—her long time best friend-with-benefits and the biggest Texas country music star since George Strait—but arrives too late to save him from dying in a fire. She just wants to lick her wounds in her own bed with nothing save a bottle for comfort, but Maggie’s short term renter refuses to budge from her home. Soon her small town sanctuary is overrun with Nashville bigwigs, Gary’s trailer park family, and grief-crazed fans feeding the fires of media speculation about the bodies in her wake.

With Maggie barely functional enough to fight back and law enforcement hell bent on scapegoating her, she begins to suspect Gary’s death wasn’t an isolated incident. To save her livelihood and sanity, she’s gotta woman-up before everything and everyone she loves goes up in flames, too.

Sick Puppy is the second standalone book in a trilogy featuring sharp-tongued protagonist Maggie Killian from the addictive What Doesn’t Kill You romantic mystery series. If you like nerve-racking suspense, electric characters and relationships, and juicy plot twists, then you’ll love USA Today best seller Pamela Fagan Hutchins’ Silver Falchion award-winning series.

˃˃˃ See why Pamela wins contests and makes best seller lists.

  • USA Today Best Seller
  • #1 Amazon Best Seller
  • Top 50 Amazon Romantic Suspense and Mystery Author
  • Silver Falchion for Best Adult Mystery
  • USA Best Book Awards Cross-Genre Fiction
  • Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, Romance, Quarter-finalist

˃˃˃ Once Upon A Romance calls Hutchins an “up-and-coming powerhouse writer.”

If you like Sandra Brown or Janet Evanovich, you will love Pamela Fagan Hutchins. A former attorney and native Texan, Pamela splits her time between Nowheresville, Texas and the frozen north of Snowheresville, Wyoming.

˃˃˃ The reviews are in, and they’re good. Very, very good.

“Murder has never been so much fun!” — Christie Craig, New York Times Best Seller

“Maggie’s gonna break your heart—one way or another.” — Tara Scheyer, Grammy-nominated musician, Long-Distance Sisters Book Club

“Hutchins nails that Wyoming scenery and captures the atmosphere of the people there.” — Ken Oder, author of The Judas Murders

“You’re guaranteed to love the ride!” — Kay Kendall, Silver Falchion Best Mystery Winner

 

˃˃˃ Catch more adventures with Maggie and her friends in the What Doesn’t Kill Youromantic mysteries.

Scroll up and grab your copy of Sick Puppy today.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perilous Seas (A Rowan Gray Mystery Book 8) by [Hart, Lily Harper]Her father may be back in her life but things are hardly smooth sailing for Rowan Gray.
He faked his death to get away from a group of people investigating psychic abilities – a group he is convinced is still out to get him – and he’s positive the group want his daughter for the same nefarious reasons.
Rowan is simply happy to have him in her life. She gets to spend time with him and her uncle and plot for a future they might never have.
All that’s thrown into turmoil when The Bounding Storm, the cruise ship where Rowan works, stumbles across a family that’s been lost at sea for weeks. Only some of them are on the rescue ship her boyfriend Quinn Davenport brings back, though. The rest are missing and lost.
What happened to the other family members? That’s the question on everybody’s lips as the media descends. The family at the center of the rescue is rich, essentially American royalty … and the horror of what they went through makes for a terrible tale.
The problem is … the story doesn’t hold water.
When a hand belonging to one of the deceased washes up on the beach, miles away from where the family went missing, things start to fall apart … and fast.
It’s up to Rowan and Quinn to discover the truth while working on their own investigation into a group of people that may well mean to do Rowan harm.
It makes for a busy – and dangerous – few days. All they have to do is survive to find the answers they seek.
That’s easier said than done.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The A List (Ali Reynolds Series Book 14) by [Jance, J.A.]In the next “devilish page-turner” (People) from New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance, Ali Reynolds learns that no good deed goes unpunished.

More than ten years after the abrupt end of her high-profile broadcasting career, Ali Reynolds has made a good life for herself in her hometown of Sedona, Arizona. She has a new house, a new husband, and a flourishing cybersecurity company called High Noon Enterprises, where her team of veritable technological wizards hunts down criminals one case at a time.

But the death of an old friend brings Ali back to the last story she ever reported: a feel-good human interest piece about a young man in need of a kidney to save his life, which quickly spiraled into a medical mismanagement scandal that landed a prestigious local doctor in prison for murder.

Years may have passed, but Dr. Edward Gilchrist has not forgotten those responsible for his downfall—certainly not Ali Reynolds, who exposed his dirty deeds to the world. Life without parole won’t stop him from getting his revenge. Tattooed on his arm are the initials of those who put him behind bars, and he won’t stop until every person on that Annihilation List is dead.

In this gripping suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author praised for her “inimitable, take-no-prisoners style” (Kirkus Reviews), Ali Reynolds and her team race against the clock to stop this ruthless killer—before her own name is crossed out for good.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Audiobook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mystery Night Murder (Merry Wrath Mysteries Book 10) by [Langtry, Leslie]From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry comes the next Merry Wrath mystery about one former CIA agent turned Girl Scout Troop leader who is playing the deadly game of her life!

Mrs. Gable in the Conservatory with a noose?

It was supposed to be a fun weekend of pretend murder. Girl Scout Troop leader Merry Wrath and four of her scouts play an important role at the Murder Mystery Night Fundraiser on a secluded island in the middle of Dead Otter Lake. The guests, major donors, have all arrived in period costume, are eager to play, and can’t wait for the “killer” to strike!

Mr. Blunt in the Ballroom with a lead pipe?

Unbeknownst to them, a very real murderer roams the mansion’s halls, and the first victim falls with the first round of cocktails. A violent storm leaves the guests stranded and cut off from the outside world, as our cast of characters, one by one, are dying off in a very real mystery in a very unusual house. Of course, people aren’t who they seem and red herrings abound, throwing a wrench into the investigation.

Did the Butler do it?

With a nod to a mystery classic, can Merry solve this case and catch a killer before there’s no one else left to play the game?

Merry Wrath Mysteries:
Merit Badge Murder – book #1
Mint Cookie Murder – book #2
Scout Camp Mystery – short story in the “Killer Beach Reads” collection
Marshmallow S’More Murder – book #3
Movie Night Murder – book #4
Mud Run Murder – book #5
Fishing Badge Murder – short story in the “Pushing Up Daisies” collection
Motto for Murder – book #6
Map Skills Murder – book #7
Mean Girl Murder – book #8
Marriage Vow Murder – book #9
Mystery Night Murder – book #10
Meerkats and Murder– book #11

What critics are saying about Leslie Langtry’s books:

“I laughed so hard I cried on multiple occasions while reading MARSHMALLOW S’MORE MURDER! Girl Scouts, the CIA, and the Yakuza… what could possibly go wrong?”
~ Fresh Fiction

“Darkly funny and wildly over the top, this mystery answers the burning question, ‘Do assassin skills and Girl Scout merit badges mix…”
~ RT BOOKreviews

“Mixing a deadly sense of humor and plenty of sexy sizzle, Leslie Langtry creates a brilliantly original, laughter-rich mix of contemporary romance and suspense.”
~ Chicago Tribune

“Langtry gets the fun started from page one with a myriad of clever details.”
~ Publisher’s Weekly  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Woman Who Spoke to Spirits (A World’s End Bureau Victorian Mystery Book 1) by [Clare, Alys]

London, 1880. “I’m dreadfully afraid someone is threatening to kill my wife …” When accounts clerk Ernest Stibbins approaches the World’s End investigation bureau with wild claims that his wife Albertina has been warned by her spirit guides that someone is out to harm her, the bureau’s owner Lily Raynor and her new employee Felix Wilbraham are initially sceptical. How are the two private enquiry agents supposed to investigate threats from beyond the grave?

But after she attends a séance at the Stibbins family home, Lily comes to realize that Albertina is in terrible danger. And very soon so too is Lily herself …  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berried Alive (Apple Orchard Cozy Mystery Book 4) by [Thomas, Chelsea]A new developer wants to build a mega store in town.

Local business owners hate the idea.

But would they kill to stop it?

Maybe.

The night before the first big protest…

The developer dies, face down in a plate of Miss May’s “Every Berry Pie.”

Chelsea and Miss May vow to solve the case before someone else turns up dead.

But will they find the killer before it’s too late?

You’ll love this fourth installment in the Apple Orchard Series because everyone loves a comforting read with a fun mystery.

This book does not contain bad language or graphic violence. But it does include the most delicious, buttery pie crust you’ve ever imagined.

Get it now.   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fowl Campaign (Silver Hills Cozy Mysteries Book 8) by [Cheever, Sam]Come to Silver Hills. Where fowl plans can either mean dinner out, or the deadly designs of a chicken-livered killer.

When Vlad’s opponent for the Silver City Mayoral race succumbs to fowl deeds, he seriously changes the pecking order in Vlad’s favor. But the victim’s death has made Vlad king of the roost, so the Silver Hills night manager quickly becomes the obvious suspect.

Plucky investigators Flo and Co. are certainly no strangers to Vlad’s evil ways. But they’re also not egg-xactly convinced he did it. So, when Flo learns that the victim, a wealthy local chicken farmer, had been trying to reach her when he was killed, she’s more than a little curious why.

Will their investigation shine a light on a killer’s fowl deeds before he flies the coop? Or will Flo chicken out when the villain threatens to go all cock-a-doodle-do on her bad self? There’s only one way to find out. And you already know what it is…

Yep, Flo and Co. are goin’ in!   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Checked Out (The Village Library Mysteries Book 1) by [Craig, Elizabeth Spann]

 

 

There are no renewals when you’re permanently checked out.

When librarian Ann Beckett finally reluctantly agrees to being set-up on a blind date by one of her over-eager patrons, she figures the worst that could happen would be the two of them wouldn’t hit it off.

Little did she know that she’d be stood up…because her date was murdered.

With help from her patrons, Ann tries to find out who might be responsible in the small town of Whitby before more residents are permanently checked out.

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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